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20, 525--21, 576–22, 627
Swift, style of

Southey, extract from


Schools of painting, and masters 419
Shakespeare's mulberry tree

Sans Souci

24, 79, 360
Statement of diseases 56, 112, 168,

224, 266, 392, 448, 504, 560, 616, 672

Publick lotteries

Parnell and Voltaire

Petronius Arbiter, eccentricity of 236
Pope and Gray

Port Folio

Pope, anecdotes of 15, 468, 527
Plane tree

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124--VIII, 185–IX, 243–X, 285 Voltaire, writings of . 627, 413
XI, 343-XII, 399-XIII, 473–

XIV, 518-XV, 567—XVI, 617 Westminster school, account of 636
Racine's Britannicus, La Harpe's Whether the world will ever re-

criticism on 345, 395, 461, 513 lapse into barbarism
Rousseau, character of

190 Winter evening
Ruins of Thebes or Luxore 580 Warburton and Drayton


Ad Julium, academiam pro Mer. Helvellyn

catura linquentum
532 Hymạ, by Burns

African, the, by Bowles
306 Herb Rosemary, to the

Baucis and Philemon, by Swift 363 Jackdaw, thc, by Cowper 365
Cantata, by Prior

248 Know yourself, by Dr. Johnson 195
Cave, the


Listening to a cricket, lines on 1533
Death and Daphne

193 Lines, written after a storm at sea 535
305 - to W. C. jun.


- on a melancholy event 419

643 - on the death of a young lady 248
Experience, or folly as it flies 477 Lyre, lines on the

Epistle to Theophilus Parsons 305
to a young friend

137 Monody to the memory of General
by Cowper
307 Knox

to Dolly

534 Madoc, extracts from 26, 81, 136
Epitaph, by Prior

Epigram, by J. M. Sewall
136 New-Year's Address

Eulogy on laughing


Fowler, the

Funeral Hymn

249 Pairing time anticipated
Pield Flower, lines on the 536 Prosopopæia Umbra


Grave, the

647 Procellarius Pelagicus, to the 420



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Charnock's memoirs of Nelson 652 · Hardie's account of the fever in
Cheselden's anatomy of the human


376 Hopkins's life

Christian Monitor. No. I. 215, 495 Holmes's American annals, vol. I.

- No. II.

- No. III,
Home, a poem

Chart of Salem and Marblehead

490 Inquiry into the law merchant of
Chandler's life of president Johnson 92 the United States
Collections of Massachusetts His-

Inquiry into the present state of
torical Society, vol. VI.
315 the Union

$ inaugural dissertation 156 Journal of Andrew Ellicot
Complete justice of the peace 653
Cullen's first lines of the practice

Kett's elements of general knowl.


Kendall's artillery election sermon 377
Davies' sketch of the geography
264 Lay of the last minstrel

444 Lathrop's discourse at Springfield
376 on opening the bridge

256 - illustrations and reflec.
Drayton's view of South Carolina 205 tions on Saul's consulting the
Dunlap's dramatick works, vol. I. 550 witch of Endor

Lconora, hy miss Edgeworth 436
Edgeworth's Leonora

436 Letters from Europe,during a tour
538 through Switzerland and Italy 96

of physick


of North Carolina
Dearborn's oration
Democraçı unvieled
Dow's familiar letters


Ellicot's journal


Life and campaigns of Gen.Moreau 314 Scott's lay of the last minstrel

546 Life of Rev. Dr. Hopkins

Shade of Plato

262 Life of president Johnson 92 Shepard's election sermon

377 Lyman's sermon before the con Sherman on the trinity

249 vention of ministers

496 Snowden's history of North and

South Carolina Map of the United States

345 Strangford's translation of the Memoirs of Richard Cumberland 597 poems of Camoens

216 Memoirs of American academy of Sullivan's lectures on the constitu

arts and sciences, vol. I. 28, 83, 197 tion and laws of England 438 Michaux's travels to the west of Sullivan's map of the United States 325 the Alleghany mountains

Supplement to Johnson's dictionary 105 Modern Philosopher, or terrible Swett's military address

442 tractoration

Translation of Camoens' poems 216 New-York term reports, by Caines 367 Travels in Louisiana, translated by Northern summer, by Carr

John Davis


Trial of the journeymen boot and Original poems, by T.G. Fessenden 369 shoe makers of Philadelphia

609 Phocion on neutral rights 494 Understanding reader

498 Philadelphia medical museum, Underwood on the diseases of vols. I. and II. 599 children

370 Pleasures of imagination

375 Unguiology, brief sketch of 496 Porter's sermon at the ordination of Rev. C. Lowell

103 War in disguise, or frauds of neu

tral flags Rees' new cyclopædia, part I. 423, 485 Webster's 4th July oration 441 Report of the trial of judge Chase 31. Williams's reports of cases in the

supreme court of Massachusetts 138 Savage's poetical works

215 Wortman's political inquiry 541 Satire of Juvenal, new translation 592 Wreath for the Rev. Daniel Dow 661 Sabbath, a poem



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JANUARY, 1806.


Tbe original letteri, which we have frequently had the pleasure of communicating to the publick, have been in general written in different situations, and on desułtory subjects. The following is the beginning of a regular series of letters by a gentleman, who has all the qualities which taste, talents, fortune, and liberality can give, to make him a pleasant traveller.


No. 1.

Departure from America...storms in the ocean...lunar rainbow...streights of

Gibraltar...island of Sicily...Ustica...Lipari islande...coast of St. Eufernia ...arrival at Naples...quarantine.

Port of Naples, Feb. 1802. subsiding a rainbow, which contin

ued in the most perfect state for half You will, my dear friend, partici- an hour. The arc was entire, but pate the satisfaction I feel in dating the colours fainter than those promy letter from this place. The duced by the sun. The agitation of dangers and hardships to which ships the waves gradually dying away, the are exposed in a winter passage a- splendour of the moon, the dense cross the ocean have been this sea- clouds on which this bow appeared son uncommonly numerous. From with majestick elegance, altogether the period of our departure till our formed a scene, the sublimity of arrival here, we have been devoted which afforded me consolation for to the fury of successive tempests, the storm which was past. with only short intervals of good The thirtieth day of our passage weather. We were told upon our we saw the streights of Gibraltar, arrival that we were not alone in the pillars of Hercules, and the formisfortune, that the winter had been midable rock, which, since its favery tempestuous, and that the mous siege, must be deemed im. shores of Europe were covered with pregnable. A favourable wind gave wrecks.

the vessel a rapid passage through When in the latitude of the Wes- the streights. On one side of us tern Islands, a most violent storm were the shores of Europe, on the assailed us, which continued during other those of Africa. Civilization two days with unabated violence. and barbarity are here within sight It cleared away in the evening, and of each other : Even the appearI was witness to an appearance I ance of the shores was expressive had never before seen. The full of the different characters of the mnoon was considerably elevated a two regions ; the Spanish coast bove the horizon, and her rays oc- presented to view green fields, white casioned in the heavy cloud that was buildings, and smiling cultivation ;

Vol. III. No. 1. A

that of Barbary looked dark and the singular fantastick forms of its gloomy.

capes and promontories. We tried After geruing thro' the streights in vain to get into Palermo ; the we saw two Swedish frigates with a wind was fair to go to Naples, and convoy of forty or fifty sail of their the captuin bore away. Soon after countrymen.

The wind was a we passed the island of Usticas gainst them, and from what we af- which is in the route from Palermo terwards experienced must have to Naples, a vessel appeared behind continued adverse to them for ser us of suspicious aspect. Like eral days, during which they could frightened children in the dark, to not advance. The current, through whom every Object is a sprite, evthe streights, runs constantly tivo ery vessel we saw was a Tripolitan or three miles an hour; merchant pirate, and the sight of breakers vessels and heavy ships of war nera was less territick than that of a sail. er attempt to pass out of the streights The ship in question sailed better with a contrary wind, though some than ourselves, and was gaining fast times they have been known to ex upon us. Every one of the crew was pericnce a delay of two months. anticipating the horrours of slavery,

The erening of the day we pas when a violent squall came upon uś sed the streights the sky was cover so suddenly,that for several minutes ed with flying clouds, the night was every one expected to see the masts obscure, and we were sailing with carried away, even after the vessel a gentle breeze, while the sea was put before the wind.

After an was remarkably brilliant ; every hour, during which we had changed little wave that broke looked like a our course and were going with bank of snow reflecting the rays of great rapidity, the squail cleared the sun, while the passage of the away, and we saw no more of the vessel through the sea made the vessel which had alarmed us. This water all around her so luminous, propitious squall, though it threatthat I could see to read as ciearly ened us with destruction, was welas by day. This sparkling appear. comed with great cordiality. How ance of the waves is said to denote barbarous is the state of human naan approaching storm, though af.. ture! The sight of a vessel, on the terwards we experienced five or six dreary expanse of the sea, ought to days of the only fine weather we be an object of the most pleasing had during the voyage. During sensations, and in moments of danthe night the vessel had gone fifty ger, alleviating the solitude of hormiles, and in the morning, when I rour, should inspire us with hope came upon deck, the coasts of Spain by knowing that others are particiwere four or five leagues distant, pating the same danger ; yet such and those of Africa still more. The a sight is deprecated more than the mountains of Grenada seened to be wildest fury of the elements, and on the edge of the coast, and the we greet the howling tempest that shining appearance of their distant separates us from each other. summits recalled to mind the splen The next day we were in the did aërial palaces of romance. mouth of the bay of Naples, but

After three days we passed by the weather was cloudy and the land Cape Tarolaro on the island of Sar- could only be seen partially. The dinia, and twenty-four hours after- captain thought himself to the wards saw the island of Sicily and northward of the island of Ischia,

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