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Why should not divers studies, at divers hours, delight, when the
variety is able alone to refresh and repair as ?
C. Baldwin, Printer, New Bridge-street, London.
Abstraction, inadequacy of, in Art,446.
Actors, on some of the Old, 174—Bensley,
174—his Iago, and his Malvolio, 175–
Dodd; his Aguecheek, 177—the elder
Palmer, 178—Smith; Kemble, 309.
Adam Blair, review of, 485.
Agricultural Report, (MonTHLY
GISTER,) 2, 19, 37, 55, 75, 95.
Albatross, the, 223.
Ali Pacha, death of 397.
America, alarm first caused in, by the
Stamp Act, 417.
American Navy, 100—Finances, 199.
Anecdotes of Dr. Barrett, 53–Goldsmith,
116—Chantrey, 155 – Dodd, 178 —
G n, 310—a Chimney-sweeper, 470
—General Washington, 420.
Antonio, G n's Tragedy of, account of
its first representation, 309.
Anstey, Christopher, Life of 24.
Art, its principles defined, 156—the finest
imitation of Nature the highest Art, 447
—ideal in Art defined, 450—(See also
Beauty, Grace, Grandeur, Ideal, Paint-
ing, and Sculpture.)
Arundel Castle, anecdote of a Chimney-
sweeper at, 407.
Ascham, Roger, 166—extract from his
Baif, J. Ant. de, French Poet, 335.
Bank-notes, 189—advantages of 191.
Bank-restriction Act, 185.
Bankrupts, (M. R.) 14, 28, 45, 65,85, 103.
Barbarossa, the Emperor Frederic, 229.
Barometer, an improved, 97.
Barrett, Dr. anecdotes of, 53.
Batteux, his Treatise on the Fine Arts, 44.
Beattie, Dr. Life of, 312.
Beauties of the Living Dramatists: No. [.
Virtue's Harvest Home, 29–No. II.
Britain's Glory, 137—No. III. The
River Rock, or the Crimson Hermits,
253—No. IV. La Belle Assemblée,
362—Don Giovanni the XVIII., 436.
Beauty in Art, defined, 454.
Beggars, complaint of the Decay of 532.
Bellay, Joachim de, 231.
Benjie Spedlands, 460.
Bensley, the Actor, 174.
Berthon, General, 398.
Births, (M. R.) 6, 23, 47, 67, 86, 105.
Black Cats, 285.
Bochsa, Mr., his Oratorio of the Deluge,
Bonassus, Mrs. Winifred Lloyd's descrip-
tion of, 428.
Books, new, (M. R.) 12,26, 44, 63, 83, 101.
Botany, the Gentiana Chirayita, 196.
Bourne, Vincent, his Epitaphium in Ca-
Bradgate Park, 166—the Chapel, and Tilt-
Brevity, Brief observations on, 359.
Buonaparte, his residence at Elba, 272–
his will, 399–manner of living at St.
Helena, 572—his apartments, 573 —
Burghersh, Lord, his Bajazet, 490.
Burying-ground, English at Leghorn, 64.
Byron, Lord, review of his Sardanapalus,
&c. 60—his Aristocracy, 66–Excellen-
cies, 67–Sardanapalus, 67–Two Fos-
cari, 69–Cain, 70—contrasted with
Cain, by Lord Byron, remarks on, 70.
Cambridge, R. O., life of, 403.
Campanella, Tommaso, account of, 50.
Canals, Shares, &c. (M. R.) 17, 35, 53,
73, 93, 111.
Cape Pigeon, 225.
Cats, black, 285.
Catalani, Madame, 95, 388, 491.
Catullus, comparison between him and Ho-
race, 277—defended from the charge of
want of originality, 536—translations
Ceres, 341–Homer's hymn to, 342.
Chantrey, anecdote of 155.
Characters: Elia's Grandmother, 22–
Leghorn Captain, 64—English Tra-
veller, 65—Walter Lyddal, 6, 11—a
pleasant Fellow, 125–H Adams,
168, 173—John Ochiltree, 1.42–Dame
Foljambe, 244—Dora Vernon, 249–
Allan-a-Maut, 321 – Frank Chilvers,
350—James White, 408—portrait of a
Beggar, 534—the Laird of Warlsworm,
542–Haudthegrup, 543–Gawain, 546.
Charles I., letter of, 220–Verses by, 388.
Charms, magical, 384.
Chatsworth-house, 129—the Seven For-
resters of, 129.
Chilvers, Frank, history of 350.
Chimney-sweepers, praise of, 405—feast of,
in Smithfield, 498—anecdote of one,
Chirayita, a plant, 196.
Christmas described, 90.
Clare, John, Hymn to Spring, 43–To
* * * *, 128—The Approach of Spring.
216—the Cowslip, 444.
Colman, George, 581.
Comedy, remarks on, 305.
Commercial Report, (M. R.) 2, 20, 40, 59,
Complaint of the Decay of Beggars, 532.
Concerts: of Ancient Music, 287—Sub-
scription Concerts, 288—Royal Con-
certs at Brighton, 390.
Congreve, character of his Comedies, 306.
Contributors to the London Magazine, re-
marks on, 469.
Correggio, remarks on his Io, 452.
Correspondents, distant, 282.
Counter-charms against Witchcraft, 480.
Courses of Foreign Exchange, (M. I.) 15,
33, 51, 71, 91.
Crimson Hermits, the, a Melodrama, 253.
Cumberland, Clifford, Earl of, 409.
Currency, on a Free Paper, 185.
Danish Literature, 197.
Deaths, (M. R.) 6, 24, 48, 67, 87, 105.
Death of the Laird of Warlsworm, 539.
Delamer, Lord, 389.
De Magnay, Olivier, French Poet, 159.
Devil's Ladder, a tale, 337.
Distant Correspondents, 282.
Dodd, the actor, 177—anecdote of, 178.
Dorset, Countess of 411.
Drama, JAN. Proem; Drury Lane, 90–
Kean, 91—Miss Edmiston; Rowe's
Jane Shore, 92–De Montfort; Covent
Garden; Two Gentlemen of Verona,
93—Miss Tree : Miss Beaumont; Far-
ren; Liston, 94–Miss Hallande ; The
Two Pages, 95—FEB. Comparison be-
tween the state of the two Great Houses,
179—and their different systems of ma-
magement, the Pirate, 180—Cooper,
Harley, &c., 181—Scenery, 182—Co-
vent-Garden ; Drury-Lane, Panto-
mime, 183—Covent-Garden; the Yel-
low Dwarf, 184—MAR. Drury-Lane;
Town and Country, 290—Adeline, or
the Victim of Seduction, 291—Owen,
Prince of Powys, 292–Covent-Garden;
Mo, trose, Miss Stephens, 293—Eng-
lish Opera-house, 294—APRIL. English
Opera-house; Mr. Mathews, 395–
MAY. The School for Scandal, 481–
Miss Grimani; Cooper,482--C. Kemble;
Drury-Lane; Almoran and Hamet, 483
—Covent-Garden; Cherry and Fair
Star, 484—JUNE. Covent-Garden, 580
—G. Colman, 581—The Law of Java,
Dramatists, beauties of the living; see
Beauties, &c.—Modern, 29–French,
Elgin Marbles, the, 153—not ideal forms,
153—paper on, continued, 445.
Elia, papers by; Dream Children, a reve-
rie, 21—Some of the Old Actors, 174–
Distant Correspondents, 282—the Old
Actors, 305—Praise of Chimney-sweep-
ers, 405—Complaint of the Decay of
rs in the Metropolis, 532.
Elizabeth, Queen, letter of 387–verses
of 338—letter to the Bishop of Ely, 411.
Elphin Irving, the Fairies' Cupbearer, 13.
English Poets, new Edition of 295.
Boo, peculiar currency requisite for,
Epistolary topics, 282.
Exhibitions: Drawings, Soho-square, 295
—Williams' Views in Greece at Edin-
burgh, 425—Water-colour, 470–Mar-
tin's, 471—Somerset House, 471, 550.
Expression in Painting, 452.
Fine Arts: Drawings, Soho-square, 295
Williams' exhibition at Edinburgh, 425
—Water-colour exhibition, 470–Mar-
tin's Herculaneum,471--Somerset House,
471—see also Sculpture.
Foreign Commerce, (M. R.) 4, 23, 42,61,
Forms, ideal, 153.
Fortiguerri, the author of Ricciardetto, 420.
Foscari, critique on Byron's tragedy of the
France, see Public Events.
Free Paper Currency, 105—petition for,
191—benefits of 192.
French Poets, early; A. Heroet, and M.
de St. Gelais, 37—Hugues Salel and
Oliver de Magny, 157—Joachim du
Bellay, 231—Remy de Belleau, and
Jan Antoine de Baif, 331—Jan de la
Peruse, 456–Pierre de Ronsard, 501.
French Dramatists, 47.
French Versification, 44, 46.
110—remarks on his works, 111–scene
of his Deserted Village, 111—incon-
sistent reasoning in his Traveller, 112–
Dr. Warton's opinion of him, 268.
Grace in Art, 455.
Grandeur in Art, defined, 156,453.
Gray's Inn Gardens, 177.
Gray, Lady Jane, 160—Stanzas to, 171.
Green Room, 236.
Greece, spirit of its Mythology, 118–
Williams' Views in, 425.
Haddon, description of a hunting festival
H–yd—n, Mr., his opinion respecting the
Henry, Patrick, life of, 413—his clo-
quence, 416—speech in the Assembly
of Virginia, 420--elected Governor of Vir-
ginia, 564—speech for the return of the
British refugees, 506—ditto on British
debts, 508—his private character, 571.
Herbert, Edward, Letter III. The Green
Herculaneum, Martin's Picture of, 471.
Hexameters, English, 45.
Homer's Hymns to Pan, 161–to Ceres,
Horace, Wrangham's translation of the
odes of, 277—compared with Catullus,
277—various English versions of, 279.
Horticultural Report, (M. I.) 38, 57, 77,
Ling, Swedish Poet, 197.
Lion's Head, 1, 101, 201, 303, 401.
Literary and Scientific Intelligence, 196,
Literature, vicissitudes in, 110.
—- Polish, 296.
Lives of the Poets, No. III. C. Anstey,
24–No. IV. Oliver Goldsmith, 105–
No. V. Joseph Warton, 264—No. VI.
James Beattie, 312—No. VII. R. O.
Cambridge, 403—W. J. Mickle, 559.
Lloyd, Mrs. Winifred, Letter of, describing
Martin's Pictures, and the Bonassus,
Loveday, Miss, conversion of, 190.
Lyddalcross, Twelve Tales of, (see Tales.)
Magic, 473–Charms, 384.
Malvolio, the character of, 175.
Markets, (M. R.) 161, 34, 54, 72, 92, 110.
Marriages, (M. R.) 6, 23, 47, 67, 86, 106.
Martin, characteristics of his style, 448–
his picture of Herculaneum, 471.
Mathews, Mr. 395.
May-day effusion, by Elia, 405.
Melo-dramas, observations on, 253.
Meteorological Journal, 10, 32, 50, 70, 90,
Mickle, W. J., life of, 559.
Minichino, Abbate, account of, 49.
Mittau, improvements at, 196.
Money, extract on the subject of, from
Caxton's Mirrour, 187.
M ff, Mr. 436.
Montgomery, J., War-song by, 456–Re-
view of his Polyhymnia, 557.
Morra, a Neapolitan game, 521.
Mosca, Signor, the composer, 490.
Moscow, the burning of, 576.
Music, Report of JAN. Madame Catalani;
King's Theatre, 95—Mr. Bishop, Na-
tional Melodies, new Musical Publica-
tions, 90–FEB. Encouragement of En-
glish Music, 193—Establishment pro-
jected for the education of young Mu-
sicians; the Opera; Signora Carridori,
Ambrogetti, Camporese; Madame Mora,
194—New Musical Publications, 195–
MAnch. The Opera; Il Barone di Dol-
sheim ; Concerts of Ancient Music ;
Oratorios at Covent Garden, 287-
Bochsa's Oratorio of the Deluge; Con-
certs; Madame Catalani; New Musical
Publications, Beauties of Rossini; the
Pirate, Kiallmark, &c. 288—APRIL.
Royal Concerts at Brighton, the King's
Patronage of English Music, 390-
English Composition; Concerts of the
Royal Harmonic Institution, Italian
Music, 391—Rossini's Mosé in Egitto,
Handel's Messiah, Bochsa's Deluge,
302–Concerts; Opera; Singers, Gra-
ziani, Begrez, Master Ormskirk, Sapio,
Miss Fearon, 393–New Musical Pub-