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CONTENTS OF VOLUME II.

NUMBER VIR

REVIEWS.

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A NEW System of Domestick Cookery,
Woman; or, Ida of Athens,
Reliques of Robert Burns,
The Siege of Rochelle, or Misfortune and Conscience. By Madame

de Genlis,
Emancipation of Spanish America,
Publick Characters of 1809-10,
Anecdotes of Birds.

SPIRIT OF THE MAGAZINES.
Miranda's Expedition,
Observations on the Stratagems of Apes and Monkeys,
Diamonds,
Letter from an American in Europe,
Anecdotes.

24 27 43 44

45 55

61

66

68

POETRY.

Bonie Doon, a song, by Burns, as originally written,
Translation by Cowper of a Latin Sonnet by Milton.

70 ibid

LITERARY INTELLIGENCE.

Recent and Proposed American Publications,
Recent and Proposed British Publications.

71 72

NUMBER VIII.

REVIEWS.

Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Sir Philip Sidney,
The last years of the Reign and Life of Louis XVI.
Weber's Memoirs of Maria Antoinetta,
Dissertations on the Gipsies,
Pamphlets on the Gas Lights,
Fragments in Prose and Verse. By a young Lady, lately deceased,
Historical Account of the Campaign of Buonaparte in Italy,
The Wedding among the Flowers,
An Essay on Light Reading,

73 83 91 96 98 106 110 113 114

SPIRIT OF THE MAGAZINES.

Origin of Taming the Shrew,
Pleasures of a Polar Winter,
Particulars of the Execution of Mary Bateman and John Brown,

115 118 13 i

Memoirs of the late General Paoli,
Account of the earliest Discovery of Diamonds in Brasil,
Extraordinary Incident,
Remains of Druidical Practices,
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre at Jerusalem destroyed by Fire
Discovery of Antiquities.

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122 133 135 ibid ibid 136

OBITUARY.

Anna Seward,
James Pyle,

136 138

POETRY.

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The Otaheitan Mourner,

139 Ode by Peter Pindar,

ibid Scottish Song,

140 Epigram,

ibid Penny Wise and Pound Foolish.

141
PHILOSOPHICAL AND ECONOMICAL INTELLIGENCE.
Method of preserving Fruit without Sugar, for Home Use or Sea Stores, 141
Patent for a new Method of manufacturing Umbrellas, Parasols, &c. 142
The French Mode of Fining or Clarifying Wine,

ibid Use of the Aloe in the East Indies,

143 Proposed Alteration in the Scale of the Thermometer,

ibid New Mode of drying White Lead.

ibid

LITERARY INTELLIGENCE.

Recent and Proposed American Publications.

NUMBER IX.

REVIEWS.

Scloppetaria; or Considerations on the nature and use of rifle-barrel

guns,
Periodical Accounts relative to the Baptist Missionary Society,
Bingley's Memoirs of British Quadrupeds,
Memoirs of Captain George Carleton,
The Works of Mrs. Anne Steele,
Fisher's Pathetick Tales, Poems, &c.

145 150 171 176 187 188

SPIRIT OF THE MAGAZINES.

189 195 197

198

A Memoir of Job, an African High Priest,
Sir E. Brydges, K. J. and Robert Broomfield, “ Pastoral Poet,”
Remarkable Escape from death,
Law Report-Miss Mary York,
Order for the Lord Mayor's preparing the ceremony of the solemn

entry of Charles I. of Spain, into London, A. D. 1522,
Characters of the sixteenth century,
Ilistory of Ali, Pacha of Janina,
Premature Erudition.

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SPIRIT OF THE MAGAZINES,

260 273

Account of the late Marquis D'Argens,
On the Instinct of Dogs, and an account of a Remarkable Dog,
Singular account of an Eagle's Nest,
Extraordinary Sagacity of a Sheep,
Digest of the necessary rules for making Bon-mots, &c.
An account of the English Ambassadour's Audience with the Sultan.

275 276 277

POETRY.

281 ibid 282 ibid ibid 283

A poetical Recipe for the Asthma,
To Geraldine,
Epigram,
Love and Prudence,
A Valentine from Constance to Mellidor,
Mary, a Simple Story.

PHILOSOPHICAL AND ECONOMICAL INTELLIGENCE.
An elegant method of obtaining very exact and pleasing Representa-

tions of Plants,
Mr. G. Irvin's Experiment on Soapsuds as a Manure,
Mr. Andrew Brown's Improvement in the construction of a Printing

Press,
Frederick Bartholomew Folch and William Howard's patent Machine,

Instrument or Pen, for Writing: also, a certain black Writing Ink
or Composition.

LITERARY INTELLIGENCE.
Recent and Proposed American Publications
Recent and Proposed British Publications.

264 ibid

285

ibid

ibid 267

NUMBER XI.

REVIEWS.

Travelling Sketches in Russia and Sweden, by Robert Ker Porter, 289 Critical Essays on the Performers of the London Theatres,

301 Travels through the South of France, by Lieutenant Colonel Pinkney. 312 An Account of the Empire of Morocco, by James Gray Jackson, Esq. 318 A Poetical Picture of America, by a Lady,

328 La Fete de la Rose; or the Dramatick Flowers,

329 The Game of War,

330 Fordyce's Sermons to Young Ladies,

331 Moore's new Novel of the Bachelor.

332

SPIRIT OF THE MAGAZINES.

Hunting Match for the Entertainment of Mary, Queen of Scots,
On the Conduct of Lady Montague, towards li. Fielding
Shenstone's Pastorals,
Habits attributed to the Crocodiles of the Nile,
Account of Cayenne, with Anecdotes of Victor Hugues,
Observations on the Spider,
Account of Socivizca, a famous Robber,
Explanation of the Phrase, “ Under the Rose.”

333 334 335 ibid 341 348 350 354

CONTENTS.

POETRY

351

PHILOSOPHICAL AND ECONOMICAL INTELLIGENCL.

PAGS Love Elegy to Henry. By Mrs. Opie.

355 The Deserted Parsonage. By J. Lynch, Esq.

356 The Squeaking Ghost. M. Degan's Machine for Raising a Person into the Air,

357 Baron Lutgendorf's Machine by which a Person may exist under Water, ibid Aërostation,

ibid Dr. Brewster's Instrument for determining Distances at one Station, without measuring a base, &c.

358 LITERARY INTELLIGENCE. Recent and Proposed American Publications,

ibid Recent and Proposed British Publications.

359 NUMBER XII.

REVIEWS. Drake's Essays upon the periodical Writers,

361 Latin and Italian Poems of Milton,

366 A Cursory View of Prussia, from the Death of Frederick II. to the Peace of Tilsit,

370 Iiss Edgeworth's Tales of Fashionable Life,

373 Camilla De Florian, and other Poems. By an Officer's Wife,

382 The Husband and the Lover. A Historical and Moral Romance,

ibid The Cavern; Or, The Two Sisters,

383 Memoirs of William Paley, D.D.

386 Amelia Mansfield. By Madame Cottin,

390 The Minstrel,

395 English Bards and Scotch Reviewers, Nubilia, in Search of a Husband,

398 Memoir on Fiorin Grass,

401 Enfield's Compendium of the Laws and Constitution of England, 406 Tales of Instruction and Amusement, for the Use of Young Persons.

ibid Biographical Anecdotes of the late Marshal Souworow,

407 Character of the celebrated Whitfield,

415 Anecdote of Sieele and Addison,

416 Some Circumstances relative to Merino Sheep,

ibid Fashionable form of Invitation to a Bidding Wedding in Wales,

423 Miscellaneous Articles,

ibid Anecdotes of several Species of Birds.

425

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SPIRIT OF THE MAGAZINES.

POETRY.

427 ibid 428 ibid ibid

Stanzas inscribed to Mr. Pratt,
A French Sonnet of the Fifteenth Century imitated,
Edward and Ellen, a Modern Sonnet,
Sonnet. By Anthocles,
Air-Oh! Roses are sweet, &c.

PHILOSOPHICAL AND ECONOMICAL INTELLIGENCE.
American Fir to be compared to that of Europe,
Sour Wine restored by Charcoal,
Mr. Hume's new plan for detecting Arsenick,
Custom of applying Oil, Honey, &c. in cases of Burns and Scalds,
Account of Works constructed for the Manufacture of Mineral Tar,

Pitch, and Varnish.

428 429 ibid ibid

ibid

LITERARY INTELLIGENCE.

450

Recent and Proposed American Publications,
Recent and Proposed British Publications.

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A new System of Domestick Cookery, formed upon Principles of Economy, and
adapted to the use of private Families. By a lady. A new Edition, corrected.
London, printed for John Murray, Fleet Street ; J. Harding, St. James's Street; and
A. Constable and Co. Edinburgh. 78. 6d. Reviewed by Mr. J. Smith.

THE three booksellers to whom tle, ought not our anthoress, in polithe world is indebted for this ingeni cy, to have entitled her book : “ The ous Treatise on the Art of Eating Belly and the Members,” and dediand Drinking, could not have been cated it to our representatives in parmore happily marshalled by a king liament? This would have estaat arms, than they are in the title- blished her fame in a moment, and page of this work. Mr. John Mur- consigred old Menenius Agrippa's ray lives within the city walls, and is, fable of that name to merited oblivi. upon that account, positively the best The great object of the great judge of cookery. Mr. J. Harding, mass of mankind, docti indoctique, is of a more courtly residence, may to eat. From the savage of Terra comparatively possess some know- del Fuego, whose food is worms exledge of the subject; but Messrs. tracted from decayed wood, to the A. Constable and Co. of Edinburgh, peripatetick of Bond Street, who, must be pronounced, by all impartial having performed the duties of the judges, superlatively unfit to give evi- morning, regales on turtle and iced dence in the cause. A work which champagne; and, while he picks his treats of oyster patties, green peas, teeth, eyes with disdain the ignoble ratafea cream, and London syllabub, herd through the green lattices of must be as much a " sealed book” to Steevens's Hotel, it may be stated, as our Scottish neighbours, as that north an indisputable fact, that man is a ern luminary, Allan Ramsay, is to us cooking animal, and increases in cidarkling natives of the south. The vilisation in proportion to the beauty only effect which it can produce in and variety of the produce of his the shop window of the aforesaid A. saucepans. The degeneracy of the Constable and Co. is to quicken their Jew may, upon this principle, be faircountrymen in their journey south- ly ascribed to the trainoil that mean. ward (like the hay before the horse's ders through his viands. The denose in Ireland) and thus to over- based condition of the negro may come that bashful repugnance to vi: safely be imputed to the yams and siting England which has ever been cassava which he dignifies with the the characteristick of a North Briton. name of dinner; and what political But, as a striking title is half the bat- efforts can this country ever expect

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