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At the close of another period devoted to the publication and completion of a volume of the Athen EUM, we are happy in having it in our power to offer its patrons the concluding number of a larger volume of the work than they have heretofore received. The same principles have governed us in the selection and arrangement of its contents, that have been our guide in conducting former volumes; and we will venture to hope that the new literary journals which have lately been received, and the improvement in some of the old ones, together with greater experience, have increased its value in regard to the entertainment and instruction of its pages, as well as their number.

The enlargement of the Atheneum has been attended with expense and difficulty to the Proprietor. One circumstance only, however, has given us cause of regret in regard to this measure : the typography of the work, in consequence of it, has not been so neatly executed as we could have wished. It was necessary that new paper and a new press should be made, and in the qualities of both we have been disappointed. But these defects will be remedied in future ; and we shall endeavor to have the Atheneum deserve the credit of being elegantly, as we believe it does now that of being correctly, printed.

It has been suggested to us in various ways, that it would be agreeable to our readers to know from which of the English Magazines each article in the Atheneum is taken. Several editors of newspapers have indeed gone so far as to accuse us of a want of candor and justice in neglecting to give this information. We are always willing to listen to any suggestions or complaints from these sources, we duly appreciate any encomiums upon our labors from them,-and we also like to see the principle of fair and upright dealing in all things maintained and defended : but when some of these same editors, who are so watchful over this principle in us, entertain no scruples in copying liberally from our pages, without giving credit either to the Atheneum or the source which its very title acknowledges, we must say they show at least a slight degree of inconsistency. In announcing, therefore, that in future each article in the Atheneum will have the name of the Magazine from which it is taken prefixed to it, our readers will understand that the plan is adopted for their gratification, and not because we feel any guilt or penitence in regard to the course heretofore pursued. Other improvements are contemplated in the next volume, and we

respectfully solicit for it, from each of our subscribers, a continuance of former patronage.

Boston, JMarch 15, 1831,

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Sugar, 102
Sugar from starch, 104
Superstition, 576

Tailor, a generous, 576

Tale of marvels, a, 527

Talleyrand, Prince, 487

Taste, 487

Tastes, diversity in, 73

Time, 151

Titian, 198,536 - -

Tombstone repository in Paris, visit to
the, 561

Torch, quenching of the, 291

Treatise on water, a, 434

Truth, or a fact, 152

Turkey, state of medicine in, 535

Turkish ladies, 488

Ulysses, the modern, 336
Unearthly witness, the, 325

Vandyke, Titian, and Reynolds, 198

Virtue and genius, 245

Visit to the tombstone repository in Paris,

Vitalis, 309
Volcano, 102

Wat Tylers, the two, 238
Water, 433
Weather, predictions of the, 186
Weeks and his “woe,” 238
Why and because, the, 416
Widows, the two, 563
Wild Garland, the, 55
Wilson, Professor, poetry of 463
Windermere, a day at, 153
Wine, history and effects of 260
Witches, the last of the, 295
Woman, 371
Women, Greek, 536
Women of Albania, 440
Wrong leg, the, 237

Reason and imagination, 194
Religion, learning, and poetry, 322
Reminiscences, 138
Reminiscences of an old monkey, 91
Reviews and notices of new publications.
A Treatise on Water. By Abraham
Booth, 434
Knowledge for the People; or, the Plain
Why and Because. By John Timbs,
Life of Lord Byron.
The Devil's Progress,
The Poetical Works of Professor Wilson,

The Wild Garland and Sacred Melo-
dies, 55
Reynolds, Sir Joshua, 198
#. Crusoe, 572
Royalty, fallen, etiquette of 485
i. passion, strength of the, 248
Russia, 103, 576
Russia, worship in, 487

Sabbath, the, 536
Sacred Melodies, 55
Saint Simon, the Eve of in Colombia, 60
Soy: Alpine, 19
Scott, Sir Walter. Apparitions, 181
His conversational powers, 342
Scottish easterly harr, a, 440
Scriptures, literary beauties of the, 137
Sharp, a, a flat, and a natural, 103
Shelley, Mr. 242
Shipp, anecdote by, 576
Singer, a generous, 576
Singular Smith, 240
Six-bottle men, the, 236
Snakes, 536
Solitude, 437
South America, Ojeda's adventures in, 541
Spanish Constitutionalists, the late cam-
paign of 359
Spanish idea of the arts, 102
Story-tellers, eastern, 486

By John Galt, 132
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Air, the realms of 430
All is not dark below, 90
Angel help, 59

Bank of happiness, the, 526
Banner of heaven, the, 58
Banners of the free, the, 75
Bowles, Caroline. To little Mary, 10
Browne, Mary Anne. Caractacus, 166
The first and last voyage, 9

Caractacus, 166
Children, to a group of 197
Convict, the, 468
Cowslip, the, 57
Cui bono, 142

Death-fetch, the, 270

Delta. Evening olio, 9.
Sunset after rain, 1
The vale of pines, 117

Delta. Thomson's birthplace, 509
Devil's progress, the, 222

Earth, to the, 123
Elegy from the Spanish, 131
Ettrick Shepherd, the. The skylark, 514
Evening hymn to the Virgin, 503
Evening tranquillity, 9

First and last . the, 9
Friendship, emblem of 57

Happiness, the bank of 526
Heaven, the banner of 58
Hemans, Mrs. A spirit's return, 40
The palmer, 418
The penitent's return, 498
The shepherd poet of the Alps, 178
How and the why, the, 239
Howitt, R. To a group of children, 197
Howitt, William. The three Maries, 308

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