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THE

EDINBURGH MAGAZINE,

AND

LITERARY MISCELLANY;

A NEW SERIES

OF THE

SCOTS MAGAZINE.

JANUARY-JUNE, 1818.

Ne quid falsi dicere audeat, ne quid veri non audeat.

VOL. II.

EDINBURGH:

PRINTED FOR ARCHIBALD CONSTABLE AND COMPANY.

1818.

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THE

The Scots magazine.

CONTENTS.

ORIGINAL COMMUNICATIONS. SURVEYOF FRENCH LITERATURE,
Affairs of Spanish America....... 3 Comprising Analytical Remarks on
Extracts from the Correspondence of a several of the most interesting pro-
Traveller visiting Italy

ductions of the French press dur.

Pemer and the Wernerian Society owne 15 ing December 1817. (By a Corre-

Natural History-1. Ornithologia Zet. spondent in Paris Janmarcos.com 66

kutica.-2. Study of the Marine Ani.

sals of Shetland recommended.-3.

ORIGINAL POETRY.

Hot Spring rising through the Sea

Here's to them that's awa, a Song; and

is the Mediterranean.-4. Vapour

two unpublished Fragments. By

rising from the Sea in Wintor, called

Burns

70

in Halifax " The Barber.'-b. Gulf Ode to the Spirit of Kosciusko.. ib.

Stream comed

16 On the Death of the Princess Charlotte 71

On the Political State of Algiers, the

The Poor Man's Labour. By the late

Effects of the recent English Expedi-

John Philpot Curran.co...

72

tion, &c. Communicated by Profes LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC

for Playfair. (Concluded)

18

INTELLIGENCE.

Account of an Attempt to surprise the
Castle of Edinburgh during the Re-

Memoirs of the Wernerian Society,

bellion of 1715.

25

Vol. II.-Resolutions adopted at

Etymological Notices, by the late Sir

meetings in Newcastle and London
James Foulis of Colinton, Bart. mmmm.26

respecting the invention of the Safety

Observations on the Agamemnon of

Lamp. French Patents lately grant-

Eschylus,illustrated with translations,

ed, &c. &c.

73

(Continued Jaarmanna

27

Works preparing for Publication samaan 75

On the Language of Flowers.com.mw.32 Monthly List of New Publications

On the Great Sea Snake...

33

MONTHLY REGISTER.

Life and Writings of James Hogg 35

Foreign Intelligence.

80

REVIEW OF NEW PUBLICATIONS. British Chroniclean

-82

Rob Roy. By the Author of Waver. British Legislation

.86

ley, &c.

41 | New Patents

88

Shakspeare and his Times. By Nathan Appointments and Promotions.com ib.

Drake, M. D.

50 Meteorological Report

mib.

A Father's Gift to his Children. 55 Commercial Reportsman

90

Mandeville ; a Tale of the Seventeenth Agricultural Report.com

92

Century. By William Godwinme57 Births, Marriages, Deaths.com.mm

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