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

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ESSAYS RELATIVE TO THE PAST, PRE. !

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SENT, AND PROSPECTIVE STATE OF 5. Walks upon the Island of Honan

213 SKETCHES OF THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE.

MAN AS A PROGRESSIVE CREATURE.

6. Visit to the Fa Te Gardens, and Re -1. Early and Late Progress of

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turn to Macao by the Inner Passage 344 Science

289

POLITICS AND POLITICIANS. - Newspapers-

7. Walks about Macao

360 2. Popular View of Bacon's Novum Or.

amount of information necessary for per-

376

8. Walks upon the Lapa near Macao

ganum

321

using tbem with ease and intelligence 9. Women in China

392 3. Modern Creation and Progress of

influence on their readers

33 Chinese Testimonials of Gratitude 298 Science

369

CHANCES OF LIVING IN LONDON.-No. 1.

How Dew is Formed

. 401

-Comparative view of the condition and

Poisons and their Antidotes

406

earnings of members of the various pro-

IRELAND.

fessions aud trades

65

No. 2.- London the most extensive

A RAMBLE INTO IRELAND.—No. 1. -

field of labour of any city in the world Railway travelling-Steam voyage to

COUNTRIES, TRAVELS, AND TRAVELLERS

- Effect of competition--Habitations of Dublin-State of that city – Irish coach AN AUTUMN RAMBLE AMONG THE VINE-

Lodging-houses — Private men and beggars—Poor laws—and Po YARDS OF THE RHEINLAND

1

boarding houses---Estimate of the neces-

tatoes

17 Women in India, with a Description of a

sary expenses of different classes, illus No. 2.-Thurles-Habitual waste of time Suttee.

20

trated by a tale of real life

88 by the Irish-Mismanagement of their

STEAM ON THE PROPONTIS' AND 'Helles:

THE SEALED Book_The Bible written for inns_Hanigan the piper-Temperance

24

a progressive creature, and better under associations

401 A Peculiar People-Sketch of the Yezedis 29

stood as men advance in knowledge-not No. 3.- Visit to Father Molowney–Irish The Benuas-the supposed Aborigines of

a book of science a sealed book which hospitality-Success of Father Mathew the Malay Peninsula

43

is gradually unsealing

72 in putting a stop to whiskey-drinking 49 The Assam Tea Trade

53

The PEOPLE AND THEIR OPINIONS----Means

ASCENT OF THE RHINE

59

taken to ascertain the real opinions of

Hungary and Transylvania

102, 121

the “ Peoplo”-General disposition for

SOCIAL AND POLITICAL ECONOMY. Russia :-its Autocrat, its People, and its

the maintenance of good order--Capital

Power

116

Hints to the Ladies (statistics of marriage) 46

punishments-Government regarded as Effects of a deficient Harvest

A MORNING RAMBLE IN SMYRNA . 156

62

existing solely from its rationality, not Views of European mortality

Benares, the Holy City of Hindustan 173

on account of its antiquity-Feeling to-

187

Journey from Baghdad to Al Hadhr

Property, Capital, and Credit.-1. Pro-

wards the sovereign--Economy-Re-

. 218

The City of the Plagues

perty-Production and Accumulation. 269

presentation_Emigration-Changes for

Ascent of the Peak of Teneriffe

229

2. Capital and Credit

300

moral purposes must be effected by

moral means

Savings' Banks AND ANNUITY SOCIETIES 357 A STEAM VOYAGE ON THE MEDITERRANEAN 257

82

The Island of Ceylon

277

Capital PUNISHMENTS—The warning given

Hunting in the Island of Ceylon

292

to Noah considered--No general autho-

The North AMERICAN INDIANS-1. Are

rity from God for taking away human

EDUCATION,

the Indians capable of Civilisation ? 280

life-Blood revenge modificd by Moses Fellenberg's Agricultural School at Mey-

2. Character, Origin, Superstitions, and

–Capital punishments opposed to the kirch

39 Antiquities :

371

spirit of the Christian religion

113. How to learn German

310

An Evening in Florence

71

MUTUAL INSTRUCTION Societies-Juve. Manchester Mechanics' Institution

105 STOCKHOLM

nile debating clubs-evils attendant on Mutual Instruction Societies

129

BERNADOTTE, KING OF SWEDEN 317

ther-Beneficial influence of mutual Useful Knowledge ; with a Few Hints to

Elephant Hunting at the Cape

instruction societios-Communications Members of Mutual Instruction So. Description of a Zeenahnah

. 347

relating to them from correspondents 129

cieties

232 The Gulf Stream. By John Neal 358

USEFUL KNOWLEDGE ; with a few Hints to Education and Emigration

238

Members of Mutual Instruction Societies 232 Mental Exercise in relation to health

259

GAMES AND AMUSEMENTS OF THE ANCIENT Liverpool Mechanics' Institution

299 COLONIES AND EMIGRATION.

GREEKS

8 Hints for the Management of Sunday

ANCIENT GREEK AGRICULTURE AND ARTS 245

New ZEALAND--No. 1. Importance of, as

Schools

302

ANCIENT GREEK Akts, DIET, AND Medi.

an emigration field-Advice to emigrants

339

-History of its discovery-New Zea.

land Land Company

27

GLANCES AT SCIENTIFIC SUBJECTS.

No. 2.-Geographical description of the

CHINA AND THE CHINESE.

Rise of the Land in Sweden

5 Islands Natural productions—Charac-

The Age of the World

23 ter and customs of the natives-- Instruc-

1. Map of the Canton River-Landing at The Ocean

137 tions to Col. Wakefield, the agent of

Macao, and Passage from thence to Can. Galvanic Battery

158 the New Zealand Land Company

ton; or, a Sail up the Pearl River 209 Study of Astronomy

181 No. 3.- Missionary settlements—codi

2. Walks about Canton

225 Hot and Cold Iron Blast

189

tion of other colonists-want of vigour

3. The same subject continued

228 Weather Wisdom

246 in the measures pursued by the English

4. Visits to the Ophthalmic Institution at The Signs of the Zodiac

255 government for preserving order among

Canton

264 Mental Exercise is relation to health

the British Inhabitants of New Zealand

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-Sketch of the proceedings of the New RECOLLECTIONS OF Louis PHILIPPE, KING Adventures of Two Brothers during the

Zealand Land Company-Brief review OF THE FRENCH

56 American War of Independenco

165, 179

of our various colonies, and advice to THE MAN WHOM EVERYBODY Likes 86 Bullum v. Boatum

- 173

emigrants generally

108 The HIGHLAND Boys

ib. Passport Perplexities

182

Singapore, and the other British Settle Second Thoughts Best I

90 A Visit to the Maid of Saragossa

186

ments in the Straits of Malacca

75 | THE USEFUL FAMILY

99 The Slave Trade

195

New Zealand Conveyancing

234 The Physician's LEVEE

107 Lovers' Leap, Middleton Dale, Derbyshire 198

Education and Emigration

238 PROVINCIAL RIVALRIES IN Trade

120 The Funeral of a Moth

237

Ambition Cured

134 Tales by an Arab Watchfire

THE SMUGGLER-A TALE OF THE SEA 145 Queen Anne's Farthings

ib.

NATURAL HISTORY.

168, 184 The Universal Peuny Postage

240

Notes on the Redbreast, Sparrow, Rook,

MADAME LE NORMAND THE PARISIAN FOR Diamonds and other Precious Stones . 263

and Titmouse

TONE-TELLER I

164 The Forlorn Hope

.286

Preparation and effect of the Upas Poison COMMON EVENTS

177 The Eider Duck

. 287

(the Benuas—the supposed Aborigines

A Castilian Legend.

By Washington Miser and no Miser

ib.

of the Malay Peninsula)

44

Irving

199 Books and Bookstalls

291

Rambles of an American Naturalist. By

GOOD AND Bad Luck #.

200 Memoirs of a Prisoner of State 305, 330

John D. Godman 148, 171, 190, 204, SOVEREIGN Gulls m.

212 The Yankee Pass

351,

235, 267 The Granada Smuggler

222 Woman's Wit .

367

History of an Ungka Ape

213 The Virgin Wife .

241 Lotteries in the Olden Time

Intellectuality of Domestic Animals 340, 364, The Grand Prior of Minorca—a veritable The Scaman

393

379

Ghost Story. By Washington Irvingi 250

Monkey Stories

406 RESPECTABLE GOOD-FOR-NoTiling PEOPLE 266

The Public OFFICE

276

POETS AND POETRY.

The Ghost-Book. By Miss Leslie's.

THE REGULAR Torn.DOWNER

LONDONIANA.

To Night; by Shelley

308

7

Pelayo and the Merchant's Daughter, By

Love in Absence ; by Mrs. Jaineson

The Smithfield Cattle Show

7

Washington Irving

311 Byron's Last Words; by Andrew Park 29

The London Missionary Museum

60

48

A Sketch from Life

The Dead Soldier ; by Malcolina

. 316

Carlin's Indian Gallery

97 The Fatal Revenge : a Highland Storyi 324

The Infant and Watch ;. by A. A. Watts 72

Westminster Hall

153 The French Rull: a Tale of the Last

Human Friendships. From Bowring's Ba-

The Twelve Great Livery Companics of Century

337

79

tavian Anthology

London

349

A Warning for Tourists in “ Rheinland ;">

96

THE PUBLIC-SPIRITED MAN

353

by T. Hood

The Painter and the Old Chest

A Poetical Picture Gallery

354

116

MACHINERY OF THE BRITISH GOVERN.

The First of March

The Harp: a Ghost Story /

363

. 158

MENT.

The Blind Boy

The Magician's Visiter

. 174

1. The Cabinet-mode of construction Vicissitudes 1.

381 Song—“Sing to me in the days of spring-

Conduct of Louis-Philippe towards his The Plum-tree of Brignolles I.

175

385

time, beloved "

ministers-Other foreign governinents The Flood and the Rescue: a Story of

The Merry Mouth of March

• 207

Proceedings of a Cabinet Council-Re Massachusetts !

. 395

Lines on the Sudden Death of a Mother of

223

sponsibility of ministers-Duties of the The Indian Wife

Young Children

404

different officers—The Chiltern Hun.

The Impaled Butterfly

234

Home

232

dreds—Management of “ministerial"

161

The Invitation of Wisdom to the Young

newspapers

256

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES,

2. The Privy Council--the Foreign Office

Cross Questioning

--Suggestion for its improvement

Sir William James, Bart., Chairman of

193

To an Indian Gold Coin, by Dr. Leyden. 269

the East India Company

3. The Colonial Office the Board of

69 The Dreamer to his Daughter ; by George

John D. Godman

132

Control-Chancellor of the Duchy of

Fletcher, a Compositor

288

Madame Roland

Lancaster--the Mint-the Board of

227 The Widow's Hope ; by H. F. Gould 302

Early Life of Sir William Herschel

Trade-the Secretary at War and the

294 We met when life and hope were new

320

Commander-in-Chief of the Forces-

Lady Grissel Baillie

335

347

the Board of Admiralty—the Ordnance 216

The Death of Robin Hood

Hymn to the Flowers

352

MISCELLANEOUS ARTICLES.

Summer Stanzas

867

THE BRITISH PARLIAMENT.

Earthquake of Caraccas

13 Thomas commenden Miasters Woldest .

Daeter

On Reading Burton's Anatomy of Melan-

368

1. The British and Foreign Parliainent choly .

14 Osmyn and Caled

.376

contrasted-Rise and progress of the Matthew Pollen, the Miller of Floreston 36 Morning Meditations

.384

British Parliament-Forms observed

The Emigrant Highlander

45 The Skylark

399

Newspaper reporters—the Printer a

Hints to the Ladies

46

dangerous fellow--Reports of commit Queen Elizabeth at Greenwich

tees--Petitions

73 Effects of a Deficient Harvest

62

TIE ENGLISH POETS.

2. The House of I:ords_General routine Derby Foot-ball on Shrove Tuesday 100/1. Introductory Article

• 328°

of a public bill-Private bills-Inconve.

The Use of Opium in the East

73 2. Dryden

387

niences of the present systom of Parlia The Hammer

101

mentary business--Suggestions for its

The Galette, or Chesnut Cake

iroproval — Influence of newspapers -- Influence of Periodical Literature

124

SCRAPIANA.

Public opinion

296 Singular Persian Monument and Supersti Hazlitt's Character of Coleridge

tion

125

Music of Humanity

Commercial Power of Great Britain 126

Wine

TALES, ESSAYS, AND SKETCHES OF LIFE Description of Buenos Ayres

ib.

Increase of Riches under George Ul. A Musi-

AND MANNERS, &c.

The Mercy of Judge Jefferies

139

cal Enthusias.. Apprehensions and Misap-

Blood-Revenge among the Namaquas

141

ORIGINAL AND SELECTED),

prehensions. Paradise Lost

47

Of Animal Food in General

142 Evils of Railroads. A Newsmonger. Laconics.

Sensibility Jack, and his story of the Battle Ancient Scottish Games

150 Know thy Power. Irish Wit

of Copenhagen and the wounded Lieute The Albigenses and Valienses

ib. Effects of Poverty on the Domestic Affections 69

nant

3 The Fur Trade in Siberia

72

A Love Match

10 Determined Defence of a Convoy 152 What Education is

75

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