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WILLIAM SMITH, 113, FLEET STREET;
FRASER AND CRAWFORD, EDINBURGH; AND CURRY AND CO., DUBLIN.

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PRELIMINARY NUMBER.

PAGZ

PAGE REASON AND REVELATION—the progress of Somo Hints to Young Men respecting tho

The Past and the Future-aspect of Eng man not a necessary result of his orga-

Cultivation of their Minds

109

lish Society about the beginning of the nization, but a proof of the providence Claims of Society on Young Men . 301

reign of George thc Second-imaginary of God

401 Influence of Habits

resuscitation of Daniel Defoe . iii PossIBILITIES—continual expansion of the Reading and Books

· 187

Classification of the operative influences at limits of the possible

385

work on English society and character War and Peace—a glance at the history

during the past century- The Religious and philosophy of war, and the prospects

MISSIONS AND MISSIONARY FIELDS.

Influences-Whitfield and Wesley iv

of universal peace

152

What Methodism did for our social cha EUROPEAN INFLUENCE IN THE EAST-re-

MADAGASCAR, somo account of, with the

racter

active power of civilisation in both tho origin and suppression of the Mission 19

Expansion of the Religious Influences, and East and the West

141

Parker's Missionary Travels in the Far

their combination in societies for great HINTS ABOUT THE INVISIBLE WORLD West," and present state of the Indians 68

special purposes

profit and loss arising from the decline

MISSIONS TO THE SOUTH Seas, condensed

The Infidel Influences also expanding, but of superstitious faith

253

history of the

134

overpowered

vii

Missionary and Mercantile Voyago to

The Political Influences—Blackstone and

Japan and Malaysia

297

Bentham - American War of Indepen.

dence-struggle between parliament and

ESSAYS AND SKETCHES DESCRIPTIVE OF

the press—Burke and the French revo-

LIFE AND CHARACTER.

COUNTRIES, TRAVELS, AND TRAVELLERS.

lution

viii

Silver Spoons and Wooden Ladles

24

The Physical Influences great number of

Bird's-Eye View of our Colonies

33

The Philosophy of Eating, with an Ame.

eminent men who sprang from the mid-

rican Hotel Dinner

Mr. Stephens's Incidents of Travel in

58

dle and lower classes-changes produced Letter Writing

Europe and Asia

131

41

by discoveries and inventions

ix

Travels of Sir John Mandevilo

. 105

Marriage Biddings in Wales

. 133

Literary Influences, extension of Educa.

The Reduced Family

Paraguay and the Dictator Francia

155

. 119

tion, &c. the rhetorical age of litera.

Growth of Francia's Despotism

. 167

An Armenian Marriage

157

ture-the Della Cruscan poetic mania

Adventures of the Robertsons in Paraguay 234

Cheerfulness

-publication of Scott's novels

A Glance at Russia

. 181

183

* | The Chicf Duty of Woman

Origin of the Edinburgh Review-founda-

Moscow—the Kremlin

212

104

Runaway Peoplo

tion of geological scienco agitation re Bell Ringing

. 216

141

A Sunday at Moscow

specting popular education, the Useful

A Russian Bath

133

Foragers

251

Knowledge Society

xi Good Friday

Pearl Fishery on the coast of Ceylon

260

. 195

What the diffusion of useful knowledge

A Trip from Nice to Genoa

166

Characteristics and Peculiarities of Trades

bas done, and why its influence bas

The Three Colonies of Australia

-the Tailor and the Shoemaker 270

. 237

become impaired

xii The Art of Puffing

Mud Baths of the Crimea

276

. 311

Summary review of past progress, and somo

Petrifying Springs in Tibet

299

. 314

The Merry Month of May

hints about the future

.xiii A Touch at the Times"

305

The present State and future Prospects of

Portions of a Catholic Creed, and faith in

Peru

Confessions of an Ideal Orator

318

340

the moral and intellectual progress of

The Serro of Pasco, or the Silver Mines of

Bouncers

353

Peru

xiv The Poor Milliner's Shop

363

190

The Christian should be a politician-

The Passes of the Cordilleras

335

Leipzig Fair

372

Britain intended, under Providence, as a An Incident in the Café d'Orleans

406

A Journey with the Jews from Brody to

bee-hive of civilisation

Odessa

. 360

Appeal to the prospectivó readers of the

The Gold Mines of Georgia

. 374

LONDON SATURDAY JOURNAL

xvi

A Dutch African Farm

• 382

Curious Construction of Malay Houses

SKETCHES ILLUSTRATIVE OF SOCIAL

• 394

CONDITION.

Discovery of Petra

. 182

Description of Petra

49

ESSAYS ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE MORAL, The Dawning of the Day

A Voyage on the Nile

139

INTELLECTUAL, AND SOCIAL PROGRESS | The Morning Overcast

OF MAN.

A Lawyer's Clerk's Tale

. 169

The Habitations of the Poor

225

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES.

CREDIT AND DEBT-imprisonment for debt Adventures of a Scotch Cameronian, in

-recent modification of the law of

search of a Universal Church,

315

debtor and creditor..

13

Daniel De Foc

PROGRESSIVE INFLUENCE OF CHRISTIANITY

John Wilkes

75

- the mind of man ever in motion-

John Dunton

93

prodigious influence of Christianity on

ESSAYS ON EDUCATION,

John Law of Lauriston

123

civilisation

• 17, 18

Nathaniel Bowditch

. 187

NEBUCHAD NEZZAR'S DREAM-a vision of the

William Cobbett

progress of man accorded to the king of MUSICAL EDUCATION or THE PEOPLE 56 Rev. George Crabbo

. 261

Babylon-faith in man's progress somc.

HOME EDUCATION

65 John Ledyard

266, 283

times requires faith to sustain it . 217, 18 Prospects and Duties of our Young Men 8 Emanuel Von Fellenberg

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General Monk

386 MEDICAL SCIENCE AND SUBJECTS. Translation of Thekla's Song in Schiller's

The Chevalier Bayard

307

Piccolomini (original)

327

T. A. Knight, President of tho Horticul-

Quacks and Quack Medicines

347

The Fetch, from Tales by the O'Hara

tural Society

98 Present state of Medical Knowledge in

Family

331

Mr. George Hibbert

136

. 334

392 Spring Flowers, by Clare

England

Pierre Louis Dulong

. 391 The Small-Pox and Vaccination

. 14

The Diver, from the German of Schiller . 349

. 367

The Future Life, by W. C. Bryant

45

Observations on Plague and Quarantine

WOMEN.

Felicia Hemans

22 A Physician's opinion of the Sabbath 35

Mrs. Tighe

73 Diseases peculiar to Children—the Measles 62

Isabella of Castile

99 The Hooping Cough

107 AMELIORATION OF THE CRIMINAL LAW,

Elizabeth Hamilton

AND STATISTICS OF CRIME.

206

150 Scarlet Fever

Mrs. Blackwell

188 On the Preservation of Health

179 Vicw of the gradual amelioration of the

Lady Fanshawc

246 The Structure and Functions of the Human

Criminal Law in England

60

Mrs. Inchbala

339 Frame

228 History of Transportation

79

The same subject continued

. 285 The "Condemned Sermon," as performed

Hydrophobia

. 364

in Newgate only a few years ago, with

THE BRITISH NAVY.

CCO of the Central Criminal

Court.

281

1. Putting a Ship in Commission

97

BOTANICAL SUBJECTS.

Outlines of modern Depredation, drawn

2. Manning and Fitting out

113

from the Report of the Commissioners

3. Statistics of the Naval Service

145 The London Horticultural Society's Gar-

for inquiring into the best means of es.

4. The Captain's Establishment

177 dens at Chiswick

365

tablishing a Constabulary Force through-

5. Dimensions and Value of a Seventy-four 209 The Horse-Chesnuts of the Palais Royal

253

out England and Wales

6. A Naval Court-Martial

241 Mr. Corsten's Hyacinth Show

331

Practices of Habitual Depredators, as de-

7. Armament of a Seventy-four . 272 | The Rose of Jericho

. 391

tailed by themselves.

332

8. Pay-day-Routine at Sea

321

9. Education of a Midshipman-Quarter-

deck Officers

. 403

LONDON AND ITS INSTITUTIONS. HISTORICAL EPISODES AND FRAGMENTS.

Sea-Songs of the Sailors

. 376

A General View of London

136 State of Egyptian Civilisation in the reign

of Amasis

197

The Library and Reading Room of the

British Museum

219

The Bastinado in Egypt

122

ANIMAL MAGNETISM.

Literary and Scientific Institutions of the Progress of Christianity in England, its

1. Origin of Animal Magnetism, and the

265

203

Metropolis-London Institution

introduction and early state

cause of Mesmer's success found in the London Mechanics' Institution

53

· 407 History of the English Bible .

state of French society

220 Barclay, Perkins, and Co.'s Brewery . 268 Origin of the terms Whig and Tory

101

171

2. Mesmer's disciples — the Marquis de A London Police Office

· 157 The Mississippi System .

Puységur teaching Mesmerism under The Central Criminal Court

• 281 Quarrel between a Lord Chief Justice and

his linden tree

232 Exeter Hall

345

a Court-martial

255

3. Absurdities of Animal Magnetism, and Sunday in London, and Metropolitan Clandestine Marriage of the Earl of Hert-

its introduction into England

279

249 Preachers and Preaching

369

ford and Laily Catherine Gray

4. Experience of the writer in Paris, and Walks in the Neighbourhood of Londôn-

Some notice of the “ Frue Companions,

details of a magnetising experiment-a

398

Highgate and Hornsey

193 and Geoffry Tête-Noire

patient becomes ill, and spectators Hampton Court

• 328

. 138

Loss of the Thetis Frigate

affected with sickness, during another

experiment-the writer, who had hitherto

been incredulous, convinced that there

HISTORICAL AND DOMESTIC TALES,

is something in Animal Magnetiem · 257

POETS AND POETRY,

INCIDENTS, &c.

5. An attempt to explain the nature of

Wordsworth and his Contemporaries

8)

The Rebel of the Cevennes

:9

Animal Magnetism, stripped of the

Mrs. Tighe's “ Psyche'

73

A Tale of La Vendée

25

absurdities with which it has been asso.

36

ciated

289

Hours with the Poets-Keats' “ Endymion" 324 Mrs. Chalouer's Visit

Riches of Poverty (original) .

407

The One-handed Flute Player of Arques

Lines—Flower upon

the

12

in Normandy

46

The Adoration of the Magi (original) 22

Hamilton of Bothwellhaugh

52

GLANCES AT SCIENTIFIC AND OTHER

Lines written in the blank page of an old

The Vow, a Northern Tale

67

SUBJECTS.

copy of Lovelace's “ Lucasta"

35

Balthazar Cozza, the Pirate, Cardinal, and

85

Weather Almanacs, and the Law of Storms

Pope

“ Change should breed change," from

Progress of Steam Navigation in the United Drummond of Hawthornden

The Old Valentine

44

102

States

90 | The Book of the World, from the same 276

The Professor of Signs

111

Harmony of Scripture and Geology 129 The Poet's Pen

47

Romance and Reason

The Six Days of Creation

173 To the Winds, by Bernard Barton

55

The Shipwrecked Coaster

183

Different interpretations of the first chapter Hymn to the Setting Sun, by G. P. R.

Magnanimity, or the Adopted Son ;

of Genesis

196 James

89

The Fur Cloak

185

Faith in Astronomy

350 Song, by the Rev. J. Eagles

121

Love me, love my dog

200

Cane Sugar and Beet Sugar-History and Lines—Robert Burns, by James Mont-

A Spartan Daughter

. 218

Statistics of Cano Sugar

. 378

Uncie Abel and Little Edvard

147

. 222

gomery

Origin and Progress of the Beet-Sugar Woman, by Crabbe

175

A Cure for Dyspepsia

. 238

Manufacture

244

389 Address to a Rocking Chair

206

The Death of Attila

Phenomena of Clouds

325 Lines, addressed by a young lady to her

263.

The Dead Clearing

. 334

The Close-eyed Gudgeon

newly married friend, from the French

277

Celestina, a Spanish story

The Lumberers of America

162 of Béranger

223

Brothers and Sisters

294

Mechanics and Mechanics' Iustitutions 164 Les Hirondelles, from the same .

231

The Jew outwitted by the Sailor

310

The Daguerotype

84 Meditations on Tobacco

248

. 326

A Chapter of Aceidents

Photogenic Drawings and the Daguerotypo 105 Spring (original)

250 Ups and Downs, a Tale of the Road 337

Mr. Talbot's process for preparing Photo A Picture

262 Paddy and the Bear, or How to tell a Story 344

200 The Poor Man's May

genic Paper

285

The Lost One, a Starry Dream.

357

Further particulars respecting Photogenic The Angel's Wing, by Lover .

358

296 The Story of the Caliph Stork

Drawing

293 The Garden, by Andrew Marvel 311 ||The Bishop and bis Birds .

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