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GENERAL INDEX

TO VOL. IV.

A BELLC. Cornarrative

36, 63

152 Brother's House, a legend

019

Acquisition of languages, extraor Brothers, or castle of Liebenstein 322

dinary instance of

283 Brutus, Payne's new tragedy of

398

Adam and his family, a French drama 489 Burns, original letter and poem by

203

Adams, John, of Pitcairn's island 89 Bulls

324

Advent-sunday

117

Bulls and bears of the stock exchange 350

Adder, bite of the

245 Burton's melancholy

324, 366

Agriculture

125 Buchanan, Claudius

366

Aix-la-Chapelle, historical particulars Burning dragon, sign of

384

of

317, 391 Buchan, captain, voyage of

432

All saints day, ceremonies on

112 Burckhard, the enterprising African

Alexandrian library

282 traveller

434

All souls, celebration of

113 Byron, lord

49, 93, 177, 300

Alder, betula alnus, uses of

321 Byron and Waller

177

Almanack, calendar, and ephemeris,

origin of the words

278 Carriages without horses

492

Alderman Goodbehere

406 Castles of Liebenstein and Sternfels 131

Algerines

493 Catholic Church

368

Allhallow eve, superstitious ceremonies Catholic Emblems

284

113 Catholic service at Rome

429

Ancient punishment of scolds

30, 110

Cat and Hecate

65

Anecdotes of literature

33 Cat in the pan, proverb of

65

Anecdotes of Bonaparte

74, 99, 203 Cat loves fish, proverb of

65

Anecdotes of Curran

184 Cat and Fiddle, sign of

36

Anecdotes of maniacs

185 Cat and Bagpipes

Anecdotes 33, 153, 203, 184, 25), 310, 311, Cat o' nine tails

66

317, 328, 367, 376, 394, 406, 443 Captain Bligh, murder of

83

Anecdote, Russian

163

Cancer, cases of

124

Ancients, public buildings of

427 Campbell's selected beauties of British

Animalcules on plants

481

poetry

288

Antiquarian, the

133 Canada, origin of name of

433

Animals, sagacity of

273, 313 Caution to Females

492

Apparition, story of

459 Celestial apparition

404

Apotheosis, Howard's picture of the 159 Chaucer and Dryden

296

Arctic regions, voyages to

429 Chatham, lord

109

Arctic colony, origin of

451

Chap and Chapman, origin of names of 143

Arctic navigator's journal

289 Chateau of Coppet

441, 449

Arctic islander in London

385

Chalk,virtues of, for the bite of vipers,&c. 193

Ararat, mount, ascent of

475 Characteristic traits

85

Astronomical and civil day

279 Charenton, philosophical romance of 248

Ash, fraxinus excelsior

322 Charlemagne

317, 391

Atmospheric illusions

172 Chequers, sign of

315

Autumn near the Rhine

129 Chesnut Tree, description of

484

Austrian archdukes, tour of

31, 77
Chevalier and his dog, sign of

813
Childe Harold's Monitor

214

Barrow's history of polar voyages

429 China, narrative of a journey in

152, 178

Bacon, lord

33, 296 China, Amherst's embassy to

207

Bacon's essays

296 Chinese feeding

155

Bark of the larch for tanning

316 Chinese costumes

153

Babylon, Rich's second memoir of 208 Chinese ladies

153
Barber's boxes, origin of
201 Christmas Boxes, origin of

201
Baffin, William, the voyager
432 Christmas ceremonies

200
Battle of Waterloo, col. Ponsonby's ac-

Chatterton's description of 201

count of

150 Christian Wolf, the bandit, a true story 351

Beef, &c. new method of curing

192

Church at Gutzkow

Beecb tree, description of

401 Cigars, Manilla, manufacture of 378

Belzoni, the traveller
493 Clerical wit

204
Birkbeck's letters from Illinois
124 Clyde Canal

32
Birds, usefulness of
244 Climate of Nice

241

Birch-tree, description of

401 Cocoa, etymology of the word

177

Blunderers
51 Coincidence, singular

162
Blackstone, sir William

366 Coincidences, superstitious 277,487

Boy-bishop, ceremony of electing 199 Colosseum at Rome

428

Box Tree, description of

483 Coleridge, the poet, literary character of 435

Bonaparte, anecdotes of 74, 99, 203, 204 Composition for statues, &č.

191
Boileau and Racine
85 Contemporary authors

194
Bonaparte, Lucien, secret memoirs of 38,74 Conger-eel

244

443

106

Comparison
176, 177 Epithets, rosy, &c.

295
Conviviality
395 Equitation and Geography

283
Consumption, pulmonary, cure for 162 Erskine and Curran

185
Conception of the blessed Virgin Mary 199 Etymology

395
Cordwainer, origin of name of 143 Evening-star, Beechey's picture of 160
Corpus Christi, celebration of, at Rome 164 Extracts from a lawyer's port-folio 68,133,209
Cow-Tree, Humboldt's account of 233 Ex-Queen of Sweden

129
Cowper

395 Extracts from an Arctic navigator's jour-
Cripple at a cross, proverb of
104 nal

289
Criminals at Manilla,

178
Crimes, increase of
405 Farmer, Dr. Johnson's visit to

412
Cross, sign of the
103 Fall of the leaf

88, 156
Cross Foxes, sign of
194 Fate of genius

84
Cross Keys, sign of
143 Fairly driven out of town

409
Cromwell, Oliver, original anecdote of 164 Fairy tales, use of, in Wales

308
Crowo, sign of
143 Falling stones from the clouds

122
Crown and Bell, origin of
143 Falstaft's company

162
Crown and Anchor, sign of

143 Fairfax and Lorenzo de Medicis 266
Cruelties, French, in Spain 235, 254 Female writers 15,57,92,94, 194,253,393,441
Crystallization of tin

163, 190 Female gamblers
Culloden anecdotes
444 Females, Persian, seclusion of

185, 238
Curious literary case -
446, 450 Female charioteer

145
Cup, three cups, &c. proverbs of 144 Feast of the Ass,superstitious ceremony of 200
Cutaneous excrescences cured by willow Ferguson Robert, remarkable escape of 233
bark

316 Felix Alvarez, or manners in Spain 235,254
Curran, recollections of
183 Fenelon

109
Fête des Foux, at Sens

201
Days of the Week, origin of names of 279 Fiction, the use of the preternatural in 308
Days, natural and artificial
979 Fire, under water

284
Darwin's, Dr. advice
313 Figure of Britannia, origin of

485
D'Arblay, madame

393 Fidelity, remarkable instance of 204
Dandies
218, 406 First lottery in England

282
Dante, monument to
490 Fine arts

105, 159
Dallas's anecdotes of Spanish character 935 Florence Macarthy, an Irish tale, by
Day in the country
295 Lady Morgan

361
Deafness cured

492 Ford's mother Sawyer, the witch 277
Decoy ducks
83 Fouche, anecdotes of

98
Devil and the lawyers, proverb of

312 Forest trees, description of 321, 401, 483
Dermody, the Poet
197 Forgery, executions for

493
December
199 Frederic the Great

119
De Staël, madame, letters from a friend of 441 Friends, a poem, by F. Hodgson 147
Derivation of the word crown

143 Frea, or Friga, Saxon-pagan goddess 281
Discovery of a new nation of Indians 490 Franklin, Dr. Benj. literary character of 163
Distillation of steam

916
French mad-house

185
Diffidence in conversation
395 Fracker's narrative

920
Diseases of the eye

125

Friendship of Apollo dangerous 269
Dictionnaire infernal

171 Frige-day, or Friday, origin of name of 281
Dona Juana

237
Don Quixote

Gall's Poems
269

208

178
Dog of Greenland, &c.

Gazette, origin of the term

272
Dolphin, sign of

315
Galileo, the astronomer

281
Drama
161, 322, 398 Gamboge, growth of

284

Genius
Dragon, burning dragon, &c.
384

176
Ducking stouls, ancient use of

31
Gessner, Conrad

270
Dum, or Persian snake-charm

Giant's column
188

132
Duke's Head tavern

Giant's altar in the wood of Odin
385

132
Dupio's, M. Charles, journey in England 471

Glaciers of Mexico

160, 170
Dun cow, sign of

93
Godeva, countess
383
Goldsmith, original anecdotes of

54
Gossamer, the

81
Ear, cautions concerning the
492 Goose-grass, virtues of

162
Eastern astrologers
139 Gout, cure for

162, 490
Edinburgh, etymology of

398 Goodness of heart, attendant upon gepius 178
Edinburgh Monthly Review,new journal 406 Goulé, or land-mermaid of Persia 188
Edward VI., precocity of talent of 282 Greenland ice

88
Edward the Confessor
43 Grocer, origin of name of

143
Edgeworth, Mr. original anecdotes of 252 Green Man, comedy of the

161
Edgeworth, Maria

92, 253 Greek, Roman, and Irish fairies,coinci-
Embassy to China, literary works on 207 dences between

277, 487
Emulation
85 Guy of Warwick

384
English cookery, French imitation of 231 Gule of August

30
English officerin Spain, interesting ac-
count of
256 Hanway, Jonas, anecdote of

413
English translation of the Lord's prayer 163 Harlequin Gulliver, play of

399
England in the 17th century
231 Habit

177
Epigram, curious

269 Hedgehogs, superstitious notion on 244

years old

193

165 Melancholy

Heart of Mid-Lothian
9 London, etymology of

398
Hermit in London 20, 51, 106, 145, 173, 218, Lord mayor's day

115
261, 297, 344, 374, 409, 457 Love-making, Wilkie's picture of 159
Heriot's hospital

77 Lord's prayer, English version, 1000
Heylin, anecdote of
108

163
Hearne, Samuel, the traveller
432 Love-plant, pretended properties of

172
Henderson's account of Iceland 125 Lunatic, history of a German

216
Hippopotamus
77 Lunatic

68
Holland, picture of

487
Holy city, present state of
322 Mammoth

44
Horses, new method of shoeing 324 Maturin, author of Bertram

92
Homer, Cowper's translation of 395 Martilmasse-day

116
Hope
395 March of the ten thousand

188
Hogarth, original anecdote of

96 Mad-dogs, new remedy for the bite of
Home
242 Mass-boxes and Christmas carols

201
Hopkins, Matthew, the witch finder e75 Mac Jan

312
Hospital of the Iosane at Aversa 96 Machine for freeing shaft-horses 316
Holyrood

110 Mahogany,Callender's mode of seasoning 316
Hustings and ridings, origin of the words 397 Madhouse, affecting account of

185
Human salamanders
88 Man found on a rock

492
Hyde Parke on Sunday

20
Martin Luther, the reformer

366
Hydrophobia, cured by chalk

192 Mary, queen of Scots, Chalmers' life of 368
Mackenzie, the traveller

432
Iceland
243 Malefactors, clerical duty to

468
Illustration of obscure proverbs 65, 109, 263 Meteoric stones

122
Instrument for freeing shaft-horses 124 Merchant, origin of the name of 143
Innocents, or Childermas day
203 Medicine, Chinese

155
Iron ore, in the Shetland islands, dis-

Mexico, glaciers and volcanoes of 160, 170
covery of

334
Island of Mitylene, Byron's residenceļin 301 Merry pin, proverb of

144
Italy and Sicily, by A. W. Kephalides 427

Medical report, Dr. Uwins'

245
Memorabilia in 1818

375
Jacob, Dr. on the diseases of the eye 125

143
James I.

Mercer, origin of the name of
33
Milton and Thomson

34
Jaundice, remedy for

162
Milton and Tasso

177
Jealous on both sides, comedy of
161

184
Journal of a Tour in England

Milton, Curran's opinion of

31, 77
Johnson's journey over land from India 89,

Milton's Lycidas, illustration of a pas-

269
171, 201

43
Journal of a residence in Iceland

Michaelmas-day, ceremonies of

125
Joking

Miostrel of Bruges

336, 377, 417
176

368
Johnson, Dr. S. original anecdotes of

Millar's chemistry, new work
251

143
's visit to Cambridge in 1765

Milliner, origin of the name of
411

443
Journey to the great St. Bernard

Mitzlaff, count, affecting anecdote of
439

194
Jones, John Paul

Morgan, lady, life and writings of
111

109
Just come from college

Montmorenci, constable of France
457
Modern Greeks

125
Justice, administration of, in Modern

270
Persia

Modern Persia, military spirit of

138
Juvenile culprits, number of

492
Modern Persia, manners and customs in 137,

172, 236
Modern relics

230
Knight of Rodenstein, tradition of the
Rhine

427
Modern Rome
132
Moreau, Gen. new monument to

491
Lamb Plant

491 Moore, Thomas,remarks on the poetry of 329
Lawyer's portfolio, extracts from 68, 133 Morland the painter

394
Land-mermaid of Persia

189 Mooneday,or Monday,origin of the name 279
Ladies of China
154 Morhof, the German genius

415
Ladies, observations on the dress of 259 Moon, her influence on clouds

485

437
Lapland birch

402 Monastery of the great St. Bernard
Lazzaroni of Naples
428 Monk, Lewis's romance of

297
Lambert, the giant

271 Norier's second journey thro' Persia,&c. 138,
Law
231

187, 270
Lewis, M. G. biography of

36 Moxa, or actual cautery, Chinese mode
Lewis's. Monk'

297

of using
Levett, dr. account of
411 Mosses and lichens

243
Lee and Addison
267 Moliere

269

278
Lee,rev.Samuel,acquisition of languages 282 Months, origin of their names
Lester's light-projector

190 Murat, original anecdotes of 40, 428
Letters from Illinois
124 Musquitoes, protection against

316
Letter from a young man in prison 75 Murders, horrid

406
Ligonier, lord
95 Museum of Kircher at Rome

428
Lichen, islandicus
243 Murderer, confessions of a

465
Life-boat, with three keels
324 Mysteries of Udolpho

294
Looties, or buffoons of Persia
Lodge, the poet, lines by

295 Narrative of the shipwreck of the Medusa 66
Locust, etymology of the word

396 Naturalist's diary

80, 399, 481

sage in

155

239

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Nankin, Chinese cloth, notice of 155 Religion

177
News, origin of the word

178 Reflections of a young man in prison 24
New tales of my landlord
9 Resources of genius

267
Newgate, reformation in
309 Recluse of the Pyrenees, poem of

469
Newfoundland, natives of
461 Rhinoceros

493
New method of ascertaining characters 323 Rich's second memoir of Babylon 208
New theory of the interior of the earth 88 Royal institution

122
Nice, in France, mild climate of 241 Roland and Hildegonda, a tradition of
Night in the catacombs

369
the Rbine

130
No penny, no paternoster
201 Roberts, the youthful poet

203
Novel-writing, French, decay of 208 Rob Roy McGregor

305
Noises of a Persian city
240 Rodolphe I.

318
Novels
15, 57 Roscoe, new work of

368
November scenery

156
Roubiliac the sculptor

444
Nugæ literariæ
176, 267, 294 Romaine, rev. mr.

446
Nuo, initiation of a
95 Rome, Andrew, the smuggler

88
Russian Voyage of Discovery

45
Obscure proverbs, &c. illustration of 65, 109,
116, 199, 201, 281 Salt, new medicinal uses of

193
October, origin of the name of
42 Saint Catherine

116
Odin, or Woden, Saxon god of war 279 Martin's,superstitious ceremonies on 16
Odenwald, or wood of Odin
132 Cecilia

116
On guard for the first time

218
Clement

116
Oolite, or freestone

124 Remigius
Optics, new discovery in

190
Faith

42
Oratory, natural, striking proof of 164 Denys, abbey of

42
Orang-Outang, amusing account of 179 Crispin

43
Ornaments, cement for
191 Luke, Simon and Jude

43
Original letter of Burns

203
Michael

43
Original anecdotes of eminent persons 251 Lucy, account of

199
Origin of the name of Tuesday
279 Thomas, the apostle

200
Origin of an Arctic Colony, a romance 451 Stephen, the first christian deacon 202
Origin of signs of inns, &c. 35, 63, 267, 383 Gothard, dogs of

313
Oxenstiern's description of England 231 Saxon deities, presiding over each day

of the week

279
Patent for applying steam

120 Saturday, or Seater-day, Henry's and
Parisian and American ladies, compari Verstegan's account of

281
son of costumes of
260 Salmon-hunting

158
Parisian catacombs, a night in the 369 Schill, major

85
Parallel between Lee and the admirable Scripture costume, by president West 368
Crichton
282 Scott, Walter

288, 446
Patten, rev. mr. eccentricities of 310 Scenery of Autumn

82
Persian christenings
141 Scolds, ancient punishments of

30, 109
Persian manners and customs 140,172,187,238 Scotch honour and attachment

312
Persians, superstitions of

188 Scientific miscellanies 284, 324, 316, 406
Persian women, seclusion of 185, 238,288 Scotch fir, cure for consumption 162
Persian cities, noises of
240 Sea-serpent, pantomime of

322
Peg lower, proverb of
144 Sea-serpents, American

13
Persepolis, ruins of

187 Seater, pagan-Saxon god of time 281
Perpetual motion
245 Self-love and love of self

178
Pendulum, capt. Kater's, measurement of 163 Servant, remarkable instance of fidelity in 204
Phillips's speech, burlesqued

423
Seat of modesty,

268
Pitcairn's island
83 Shakspeare and Spencer

34
Plagiarism
296 Shoemakers, literary

394
Poetry, Gaëlic
311 Sheridan, Thomas, anecdote of

395
Politeness

393 Shetland islands, Kater's measurement
Pompeii
427 of the pendulum at

163
Pompeii, ruins of

45 Shatir's tower, Persian tradition of 188
Pope, the present, anecdote of

429 Shipwreck, Fracker's parrative of 220
Polar expedition, interesting letters on 478 Shifts of ignorance, by M. de Staël 268
Powder-plot
113 Signature of the cross

104
Porcelain, Chinese
155 Sir Dennis Pack

151
Poets and painters
177 Sitting for a picture

344
Precocity of talent
284 Sign of the castie

35
Proof presumptive, new play of 321

Sketches of manners 20, 51, 106, 145, 173,
Princes of Brunswick, anecdotes of 324

218, 261, 297, 344, 374, 409, 457
Purification of blessed virgin Mary 365 Sloane, Sir Hans, the botanist

281
Puss in boots, origin of the sigo of 36 Smart, Christopher, the poet

286, 415
Pye, the poet-laureat, anecdote of 311

Smollett's
in Italy

232
Snakes, enormous

152
Quaker, heroism of

312 Snake, large, Gumilla's account of 162
Quaint conceits
312 Snakes, cure for the bite of

193
Snake-charmers, Persian

188
Radcliffe, mrs.

94 Snow, its nature and properties 920
Reanimation, method of
491 Sound of flame in tubes

288
Remarkable phenomenon

119 Spence's, miss, sketches of Scotland 968
Religious foolery
494 Spitzbergen, glaciers of

400

Song-writing

268 Umbrella, first introduction in London 394
Somnambulism extraordinary
491 Una with the Satyrs, picture of

105
Specimen of the ambiguous
109 Urchin, or hedgehog

244
Spaniards, superstition of

177 Use of the preternatural in fiction 305
Stocks, or public funds
347 Usher the clown

45
Story of au Apparition

459 Useful arts

120, 124, 191, 316
Sterne, Dr. Farmer's opinion of

415
Stewart, John Roy

444
Variation Charts, new construction of 165

427
Staël,madame de letters concerning 441,449 Venice

279
's Zulma
15,57 Verstegan's account of Saxon deities

233
Steam, power of
194 Vernet and Voltaire, anecdote of

490
important application of 120 Venus de Medicis,
Stationer, origin of name of
143

31
Visit to Glasgow

77
Stinging fish of the Chinese seas

to Edinburgh

153
Stratagems

192
239 Vipers, antidote for their bite
Sunday schools, number of cbildren in Volney's modern researches on ancient

248
structed at

history

248
Stage directions

268 Wassel-bowl and health drinking 144
Superstitious credulity 217, 274, 487 Waterloo battle, anecdotes of

150
Sunday, or Sun's day, Verstegan's ac-

picture of

105
count of

279
Panorama

261
Sun-dial, ingenious inscription on 162 Walford's scientific tourist

208
Suffocation
491 Watson, Sir Brooke

393
Sudden changes
374 Water turned to marble

475
Watts, Dr. original anecdote of

393
Ten Commandments, Jewish account of 85 Wednesday, account of its name 279
Tea-Tree, account of
155 Welsh Fairies

309
Teapots and Firescreens, philosophical 165 Wesley, John, memoirs of

248
Tempora mutantur

231 Wearing the breeches, proverb of 397
Thomson's unpublished poems
248 Wholesome doctrine

312
Three embleins of uncertainty
84 Whittington and his Cat

64
Thursday, Saxon origin of
280 Whales, bottle-nose

85
Thor, Pagar-Saxon god
980 Windows in men's breasts

421
Thomson's Etymology
995 Witchcraft

162, 274
Theatrical morality
486 Wild man of Borneo

179
Tivoli, present state of
427 Wild Irish Girl

194
Time's Telescope
278 Winter

242, 320
Toad and Spider, their enmity 486 Woman, or minor maxims

263, 300
Traditions of the banks of the Rhine
129 Woman

393, 484
Translators, blunders of
165 Woman, a poem

117
Tragic fall
490 Wonders of the new world

160, 170
Trifes in imitation of Meleager 283 Wotton and Gray

39
Tristram Shandy
415

165
Tradition of Zobak

189 Yeates' new variation charts
Tuesday, origin of its name

279 Zenzeed, or Persian love-plant 172
Typhus fever, Dr. Smith's recipe for 406 Zohak, tradition of

189

POETRY.

Arctic moon
407 Dandy, epigram on

406
Artist's chamber
128 Dead soldier

407
Arctic navigator's prayer
46 De la tige detachee

137
At the corner of Wood-street, when day Destruction

327
light appears
482 Dives loquitur

287
Bacchanalian to sleep

166 Ellen Bhoyochyd, ancient Scottish ballad 319
Beautiful boy, on the death of 326 Epitaph, by Roberts.

203
Behold! amid yon wilderness of stars 126

Father's adien to his daughter

167
Bethgelert, a legend

148
Farewell to the muse

366
Beautiful infant, verses on

167
Fire-damp, triumph over

326
Bid the cold and callous-bearted 205

For ease the harassed seaman prays 325
Birth of the butterfly
47

328
Blunder, or danger of new inventions

Friendship, a dramatic sketch

128
Bright upon Snowdon's double peak 148 Go follow the breeze that flies over the sea 205

336
Capal and brook

Go, you may call it madness, folly
168
Ground swell

206
Christmas eve

202
Come, pensive nun, devout and pure
335 Haunted stream

367
Confession

205 Had I the wit of Newstead's noble bard 287
Comet, on a

196 Hence all

you
vain delights

335
Crabbe, rev. G. verses by

166 He sung of God, the mighty source 286

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