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Description of the Burning of a Croppy's House, 613 MR GODWIN,

I. CROFTON CROKER,

613 SIR FRANCIS PALGRAVE,

614

The Last of the Irish Serpents,

MR CONYBEARE,

NB Crowe,

614

MR INGRAM,

Rav. C&SAR OTWAY,

614 Rev. MR Bosworth,

614

GERALD GRIFFIN,

THOMAS WRIGHT,

Verses (Seven dreary winters gone and past),

615 MR SOUTHEY,

WILLIAM CARLETON,

615 John DUNLOP,

Picture of an Irish Village and School-house,

616 JAMES MILL,

Miss Mass RUSSELL MITFORD,

618 CHARLES MILLS,

COUSTESS OF BLESSINGTON,

618 HENRY HALLAM,

MRS S.C. HALL,

619 Effects of the Feudal System,

Depending Upon Others,

620 PATRICK FRASER TYTLER,

Srx EDVARD LYTTON BULWER,

620 COLONEL W. F. P. NAPIER,

Lines from O'Neill, or the Rebel,'

620 LIEUTENANT-COLONEL GURWOOD,

Talent and Genius,

622 A. Alison,

CAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT,

622 LORD MAHON,

623 Rev. CHARLES GUTZLAFF,

A Prudent Sea Captain-Abuse of Ship Stores,

CAPTAIS GLASSCOCK,

623 JAMES ST John,

NR HOWARD,

623

Rev. H. H. MILMAN,

CAPTAIN CSAMIER,

623 Hon. MOUNTSTUART ELPHINSTONE,

MICHAEL SCOTT,

623 JAMES ENERSON,

MRS GORE,

623

W. H. PRESCOT,

Character of a Prudent Worldly Lady,

624 DR E. BURTON,

Miss LANDON,

625

BIOGRAPHERS.

Miss ELLEN PICKERING,

625

Jor: POOLE,

625 JAMES BOSWELL,

Thomas ISGOLDSBY,

625 LORD SHEFFIELD,

Douglas JERROLD,

625 DR JAMES CURRIE,

W.M. THACKERAY,

625 LORD HOLLAND,

Miss HARRIET MARTINBAU,

625 ROBERT SOUTHEY,

Effects of Love and Happiness on the Mind,

625 De THOMAS M'CRIE,

Thomas MILLER,

026

MR MOORE,

The Happy Valley,

626 MR CAMPBELL,

J.L. PEACOCK,

627 JAMES PRIOR,

Freebooter Life in the Forest, from Maid Marian,' 627 SIR JORN MALCOLM,

HORACE SMITH,

627 T. H. LISTER,

GEORGE P. R. JAMES,

628 PATRICK FRASER TYTLER,

Rev. G. R. GLEIG,

628 LORD JOHN RUSSELL,

W. H. MAXWELL,

628 LORD NUGENT,

C. LETER,

628 Rev. J. SMITH,

BAMUEL LOVER,

628 JOHN Gibson LOCKHART,

Johs FENIMORE COOPER,

629

MR HALIBURTON,

629

METAPHYSICAL WRITERS.

W. HARRISON AINSWORTH,

629

PROFESSOR DUGALD STEWART,

SAMUEL WARREN,

629

De THOMAS BROWN,

MRS BRAY,

629

Desire of the Happiness of Others,

ALBERT SMITH,

629

SIR JAMES MACKINTOSH,

HONOURABLE C. A. MURRAY,

629

JAMES MILL,

CHARLES DICKENS,

630

MB BAYLEY,

Death and Funeral of a Pauper,

630

REV. ARCHIBALD ALISON,

Sketch of an Original,

GEORGE COMBE,

The Happy Mother,

633

Distinction between Power and Activity,

HISTORIANS.

WRITERS IN DIVINITY.

WILLIAN MITFORD,

Condemnation and Death of Socrates,

634 DR WILLIAM PALEY,

DR JOHN GILLIES,

636 Of Property,

BHABOX TURNER,

636 The World was Made with a Benevolent Design,

WILLIAM Coxe,

636 DR RICHARD WATSON,

GEORGE CHALMERS,

636 DR BEILBY PORTEOUS,

WILLIAM Roscoe,

637 DR SAMUEL HORSLEY,

MALCOLA LAING,

637 GILBERT WAKEFIELD,

JORN PINKERTON,

638 MR WILBERFORCE,

CHARLES JAMES Fox,

638 On the Effects of Religion,

SIR JAMES MACKINTOSH,

638 MRS HANNAH MORE,

Chivalry and Modern Manners,

639 DR SAMUEL PARR,

Extract from Speech in Defence of Mr Peltier, for a Libel De EDWARD MALTBY,

on Napoleon Bonaparte, February 1803,

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640 Rev. SIDNEY SMITH,

DR JOHN LINGARD,

640 Difficulty of Governing a Nation,

An Account of Cromwell's Expulsion of the Parliament Means of Acquiring Distinction, .

641 The Love of our Country,

642 DR IERBERT MARSH,

in 1653,

GEORGE BRODIE,

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667

667

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DR EDWARD BOUVERIE PUSEY,

656 CAPTAIN John FRANKLIN,

676

MR GLADSTONE,

657 CAPTAIN LYON,

676

MR CHRISTMAS,

657 CAPTAIN BEECHEY,

Rev. ROBERT HALL,

657 Thomas SIMPSON,

On Wisdom,

657 WILLIAM SCORESBY,

From the Funeral Sermon for the Princess Charlotte of William RAE Wilson,

Wales,

658 CLAUDIUS JAMES Rich,

Rev. John FOSTER,

658 Hox. GEORGE KEPPEL,

On a Changeable Character, from Essay on a Man's J. 8. BUCKINGHAM,

Writing Memoirs of Himself,'

658 DR R. R. MADDEN,

677

DR ADAM CLARKE,

660 JOHN CARNE,

Rev. ARCHIBALD Alison,

660 DR ROBERT RICHARDSON,

From the Sermon on Autumn,

660

MR WADDINGTON,

DR ANDREW THOMSON,

661 MR HANBURY,

Dr THOMAS CHALMERS,

661 SIR John MALCOLM,

Inefficacy of mere Moral Preaching,

662

MR MORIER,

Picture of the Chase-Cruelty to Animals,

663 SIR WILLIAM OUSELY,

Insignificanoe of this Earth,

664 SIR ROBERT KER Porter,

View of Society in Bagdad,

677

TRAVELLERS.

Rev. Horatio SOUTHGATE,

JAMES BRUCE,

Religious Status of Women in the Mohammedan System, 678

HENRY SALT,

666

THOMAS CAMPBELL,

NATHANIEL PEARCE,

666 Mrs BroUGHTON,

Mungo PARK,

666 SIR JAMES ALEXANDER,

African Hospitality,

666 CHARLES FELLOWS,

Influence of a Small Moss in Fructification in the LIEUTENANT J. R. WELLSTED,

Desert,

666, 667 LORD LINDSAY,

678

CAPTAIN TUCKEY,

667 Scene of the Encampment of the Israelites after Crossing

MR RITCHIE,

667 the Red Sea,

LIEUTENANT Lyon,

J. L. STEPHENS,

MAJOR DENHAM,

667 Sir John MALCOLM,

CAPTAIN CLAPPERTON,

W. MOORCROFT,

Anecdote Respecting the Sultan Bello,

667 GEORGE TREBECK,

DR OUDNEY,

667 JAMES BAILIE FRASER,

RICHARD LANDER,

668 Sketch of a Persian Town,

MR BOWDICH,

668 LIEUTENANT-COLONEL JAMES Tod,

MR CAMPBELL,

668 SIR ALEXANDER BURNES,

Me BURCHELL,

668 LIEUTENANT ARTHUR CONOLLY,

JOHN LUDWIG BURCKHARDT,

668 Miss EMMA ROBERTS,

John BAPTIST BELZONI,

668 Mrs PostANS,

The Ruins at Thebes,

609 Sacrifice of a Hindoo Widow,

Opening a Tomb at Thebes,

669 LIEUTENANT THOMAS Bacon,

680

J. G. WILKINSON,

670 Hon. MOUNTSTUART ELPHINSTONE,

680

EDWARD W. LANE,

670 CHARLES MASSON,

Rev. DR EDWARD DANIEL CLARKE,

670 C. R. BAYNES,

Description of the Pyramids,

670 Remark by an Arab Chief,

Sir John CAN HOBHOUSE,

Legend of the Mosque of the Bloody Baptism at Cairo,

DR HOLLAND,

671

C. Nash,

690

EDWARD DODWELL,

671 H. G. FANE, ·

090

SIR WILLIAM GELL,

671 R. H. KENNEDY,

H. W. WILLIAMS,

671 W. TAYLOR,

680

Description of Pompeii,

674 | Colonel DENNIE,

680

EDWARD GIFFARD,

671 CAPTAIN T. Postans,

680

DR CHRISTOPHER WORDSWORTH,

671 LIEUTENANT VINCENT EYRE,

680

WILLIAM MURE,

671 LADY SALE,

680

JOSEPH FORSYTH,

671 SIR GEORGE STAUNTON,

The Coliseum,

672 SIR JOHN BARROW,

680

John CHEWODE EUSTACE,

672 HENRY ELLIS,

680

W. STEWART Rose,

672 Scene at Pekin,

681

Hon. R. KEPPEL CRAVEN,

672

Dr ABEL,

680

HENRY MATHEWS,

672 Joun FRANCIS Davis,

691

Funeral Ceremony at Rome,

672 | MR GUTZLAFF,

681

Statue of the Medicean Venus at Florence,

673 | LORD JOCELYN,

682

Miss WALDIE,

672 COMMANDER J. ELLIOT BINGHAM,

LADY MORGAN,

672 Chinese Ladies' Feet,

682

John BELL,

672 | Dr D. MACPHERSON,

DR BURTON,

672 LIEUTENANT ALEXANDER MURRAY,

W. BROCKEDON,

672 CAPTAIN G. G. Lock,

682

MR BECKFORD,

672 MR MACLEOD,

A Morning in Venice,

673 CAPTAIN BASIL Hall,

683

CAPTAIN John Ross,

674 HENRY DAVID INGLIS,

683

SIR EDWARD PARRY,

674 SIR FRANCIS HEAD,

683

Description of the Esquimaux,

675 Description of the Pampas,

683

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Isaac D'ISRAELI,

688

CONSTABLE'S MISCELLANY,

SIE EGERTON BRYDGES,

688

FAMILY LIBRARY,

JOSEPH RITSON,

688

SACRED CLASSICS,

Francis DOUCE,

688

EDINBURGH CABINET LIBRARY, &c.

Rev, T. D. FOSBROOKE,

688

CHAMBERS'S EDINBURGH JOURNAL,

THOXAS PENSANT,

688

The Penny MAGAZINE, &c.

Rev. GILBERT WHITE,

688

ENCYCLOPÆDIAS,

Evening Sports of the Rooks,

689

Rev. WILLIAN GILPIX,

089

WRITERS ON SCIENCE.

Sunrise and Sunset in the Woods,

BIR UVEDALE PRICE,

689 SIR JOHN HERSCHEL,

WILLIAN COBBETT,

690 SIB DAVID BREWSTER,

691

Farly Scenes and Recollections,

CHARLES BABBAGE,

On Field Sports,

691 DR BUCKLAND,

ROBERT SOUTHEY, .

691 MR MURCHISON,

THOMAS DE QUINCEY,

· 692 CHARLES LYELL,

692 SIR HENRY DELABECHE,

Dreams of the Opium Eater,

WILLIAX HAZLITT,

693 DR MANTELL,

The Character of Falstaff,

693 Rev. WILLIAM WHEWELL,

The Character of Hamlet,

693 DR JOHN MACCULLOCH,

TRoxas CARLYLE, .

694 DR PRITCHARD,

The Succession of Races of Men,

694 | PROFESSOR NICHOL,

Attack upon the Bastille, .

695 DR NEIL ARNOTT, .

Rev. SIDNEY Suits,

695 DR BOSTOCK,

Account of his Connexion with the Edinburgh Review, &c. 696 MR LAWRENCE,

LORD JETPREY, .

696 MR MAYO,

The Universality of the Genius of Shakspeare,

697 DR ELLIOTSON,

Genius not a Source of Unhappiness to its Possessor, 698 DR FLETCHER,

Teoxas BABINGTON MACAULAY,

698 DR ROGET,

Me and Mes HOWITT,

698 DR CARPENTER,

JOHX CLAUDIUS LOUDOY,

699 | DR COMBE,

CHARLES WATERTON,

699 DR MILLINGEN,

EDWARD JESSE,

699 SIR JAMES CLARK,

Me Rais,

700 SIR HENRY HALFORD,

ME M'DIARMID,

700 DR SOUTHWOOD SMITH,

Ms MILLER,

700 DR COPELAND,

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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.

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Illumination — Thomson Reading in Autograph of Horace Walpole, 176 Portrait of John Keats,

403

the Country,

1 View of Strawberry Hill, near View of Heber's Parish Church, 408

Autograph of Richard Savage,

1 Twickenham, the Residence of View of Mid Muirhouse, the Resi-

Portrait of Dr Watts,

Horace Walpole,

176 dence of Pollok in Boyhood, 412

View of Abney House,

Portrait of Oliver Goldsmith, 177 Portrait of Leigh Hunt,

422

Portrait of Edward Young,

7 Portrait of David Hume,

182 Portrait of James Smith,

429

Portrait of James Thomson,

12 Portrait of Dr William Robertson, 186 Bust of Professor Wilson,

434

View of Thomson's Cottage,

13 Portrait of Edward Gibbon, 193 Portrait of Mrs Hemans,

437

Portrait of Dr Samuel Johnson, 26 View of Gibbon's Residence at Lau-

Autograph of Mrs Hemans,

437

Street-Scene in Lichfield, including

sanne,

194

View of Rhyllon, the residence of

the Birthplace of Dr Johnson, 26 Portrait of Dr Adam Smith,

207 Mrs Hemans in Wales,

437

View of Dr Johnson's Room in Pem- View of the House of Lord Kames, Portrait of Miss Landon,

449

broke College,

27 Canongate, Edinburgh,

208 Autograph of Miss Landon,

449

Monument of Collins, in Chichester Portrait of Bishop Warburton, 214

View of the Birthplace of Miss Lan-

Cathedral,

31 Portrait of Edmund Burke,

227 don,

449

View of the Leasowes, Shenstone's View of Beaconsfield,

228 | Autograph of Joanna Baillie, 451

House,

35 Portrait of Dr Benjamin Franklin, 243 View of Miss Baillie's House, Hamp-

View of the Cottage of Shenstone's Mumination-Scott Meditating near stead,

451

Schoolmistress, Shropshire, 36 a Ruined castle,

256 Portrait of Ebenezer Elliott, 457

View of the Birthplace of Akenside, 43 Portrait of William Cowper, 257 Portrait of Robert Burns,

480

View of Hagley, the seat of Lord View of Olney Church,

257 | View of Burns's House, Dumfries, 481

Lyttelton,

47 Monument of Cowper,

258 Portrait of Robert Tannahill, 496

Portrait of Thomas Gray,

49 View of Austin's Farm, the carly Portrait of Allan Cunningham, 499

Autograph of Gray,
49 residence of Bloomfield,

284 Autograph of Cunningham,

View of Gray's Window, St Peter's View of the Birthplace of H. K. White, 301 | Autograph of Maturin,

516

College, Cambridge,

50 Portrait of George Crabbe,

309 Portrait of James Sheridan Knowles, 518

View of Stoke Pogeis Church, and Autograph of Crabbe,

309 Autograph of Knowles,

518

Tomb of Gray,

55 View of the Birthplace of Crabbe, 309 Portrait of George Colman, the

View of the Ruins of the House at Autograph of Samuel Rogers, 316 Younger,

524

Lissoy, where Goldsmith spent his View of the House of Mr Rogers, St Portrait of Frances Burney,

youth,

58 James's Place,

316 Portrait of Mrs Inchbald,

553

View of the Birthplace of Smollett, 65 Portrait of William Wordsworth, 322 Portrait of William Godwin, 560

View of the Deanery, Carlisle, 75 Autograph of Wordsworth, 322 Autograph of Gudwin,

Portrait of James Macpherson, 77 View of Rydal Lake and Words- Vicw of Miss Edgeworth's House, 571

Portrait of Thomas Chatterton, 81 worth's House,

323 Portrait of Hannah More,

578

Monument of Bruce, in Portmoak View of Tintern Abbey,

327 Autograph of Hannah More,

578

Churchyard,

95 Portrait of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 333 Autograph of Sir Walter Scott, 596

Portrait of Dr James Beattie, . 104 View of Mr Gillman's House, High- Portrait of Washington Irving,

View of Dodsley's House and Shop in gate, the last residence of Cole- View of Washington Irving's Cot-

Pall Mall,

115 ridge,

335 tage,

595

Portrait of Sir William Jones, 115 View of Bremhill Rectory, Wiltshire, 345 Portrait of James Morier,

604

View of Scott's Grotto, Amwell, 121 Portrait of Robert Southey, 347 Autograph of Morier,

604

View of Balcarres House, Fifeshire, Autograph of Southey,

347 Portrait of Theodore Hook,

607

where • Auld Robin Gray' was View of Southey's House,

349 Autograph of Hook,

607

composed,

126 Portrait of Thomas Moore,

363 Portrait of Mrs Trollope,

611

View of Fergusson's Tomb,

130 Autograph of Moore,

363 Portrait of Mrs S. C. Hall,

619

Portrait of George Colman,

141 View of Moore's Cottage, near De- Autograph of Mrs Hall,

619

Portrait of David Garrick,

148 vizes,

366 View of Mrs Hall's residence,

View of Garrick's Villa, near Portrait of Thomas Campbell, 369 Brompton,

619

Hampton,

148 Autograph of Campbell,

869 Portrait of Mr G. P. R. James, 628

Portrait of Samuel Foote,

150 View of Alison Square, Edinburgh, 370 Portrait of John Fenimore Cooper, 629

Monument of Hawkesworth, Brom- Portrait of Matthew Gregory Lewis, 374 | Portrait of Sir James Mackintosh,

ley,

155 View of Abbotsford,

380 Portrait of James Boswell,

View of Richardson's House, Par- Portrait of Byron,

386 Tomb of Bishop Porteous,

son's Green,

160 Autograph of Byron,

380 Portrait of Dr Thomas Chalmers, 661

Portrait of Henry Fielding, 162 View of Newstead Abbey,

387 | View of Staircase at Kinnaird House,

Portrait of Tobias George Smollett, 165 Tomb of Lord Byron,

389 the scene of Bruce's fatal accident, 665

View of Smollett's House, Chelsen, 167 | View of Shelley's House,

396 | Portrait of Lord Brougham, 702

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POETS.

lity and philosophy with a beautiful simplicity of

expression and numbers, pathetic imagery, and HE fifty-three natural description. Beattie portrayed the romanyears between tic hopes and aspirations of youthful genius in a 1727 and 1780, style formed from imitation of Spenser and Thomcomprehend- son. And the best of the secondary poets, as Shen

ing the reign stone, Dyer, and Mason, had each a distinct and inof George II., dependent poetical character. Johnson alone, of all and a portion the eminent authors of this period, seems to have of that of directly copied the style of Pope and Dryden. The George III., publication of Percy's Reliques, and Warton's History produced more of Poetry, may be here adverted to, as directing public men of letters, attention to the early writers, and to the powerful

as well as more effects which could be produced by simple narrative men of science, than any and natural emotion in verse. It is true that few epoch of similar extent in or none of the poets we have named had much imthe literary history of Eng- mediate influence on literature : Gray was ridiculed, land. It was also a time and Collins was neglected, because both public taste during which greater pro- and criticism had been vitiated and reduced to a gress was made in diffusing low ebb. The spirit of true poetry, however, was literature among the people not broken ; the seed was sown, and in the next at large, than had been made, generation, Cowper completed what Thomson had

perhaps, throughout all the begun. The conventional style was destined to fall, ages that went before it. Yet while letters, and leaving only that taste for correct language and ver

the cultivators of letters, were thus abundant, it sification which was established by the example of must be allowed that, if we keep out of view the Pope, and found to be quite compatible with the rise of the species of fiction called the novel (includ- utmost freedom and originality of conception and ing the delineation of character, and not merely in- expression. cidents), the age was not by any means marked by În describing the poets of this period, it will not such striking features of originality or vigour as be necessary to include all the names that have some of the preceding eras.

descended to us dignified with this title. But we For about a third of this period Pope lived, and his shall omit none whose literary history is important, name continued to be the greatest in English poetry. singular, or instructive. The most distinguished of his contemporaries, however, adopted styles of their own, or at least departed widely from that of their illustrious master. Thomson (who survived Pope only four years) made no attempt to enter the school of polished satire and

RICHARD SAVAGE is better known for his misforpungent wit. His enthusiastic descriptions of nature, tunes, as related by Johnson, than for any peculiar and his warm poetical feeling, seemed to revive the spirit of the elder muse, and to assert the dignity of genuine inspiration. Young in his best performances -his startling denunciations of death and judgment, his solemn appeals, his piety, and his epigram-was equally an original. Gray and Collins aimed at the dazzling imagery and magnificence of lyrical poetry novelty or merit in his poetry. The latter rarely -the direct antipodes of Pope. Akenside descanted rises above the level of tame mediocrity ; the former on the operations of the mind, and the associated were a romance of real life, stranger than fiction. charms of taste and genius, in a strain of melodious Savage was born in London in 1698, the issue of an and original blank verse. Goldsmith blended mora- | adulterous connexion between the Countess of Mac

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