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LONDON
SATURDAY JOURNAL.

When, prizing knowledge as her noblest wealth
And best protection, this Imperial Realm,
While she exacts allegiance, shall admit
An obligation, on her part, to teach

- “Oh for the coming of that glorious time
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Them who are born to serve her and obey.”—Wordswortu.

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VOLUME I.

Nos. I. TO XXVI.-JANUARY TO JUNE.

- LoNDoN,
WILLIAM SMITH, 113, FLEET STREET;
FRASER AND CRAWFORD, EDINBURGH; AND CURRY AND Co., DUBLIN.

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conteNTs of volumE I.

PRELIMINARY NUMBER.

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The Past and the Future—aspect of Eng-

lish Society about the beginning of the

reign of George thc Second—imaginary

resuscitation of Daniel Defoe . ... iii

Classification of the operative influences at

work on English society and character

during the past century—The Religious

Influences—Whitfield and Wesley . iv

What Mcthodism did for our social cha-
racter . - - - - -
Expansion of the Religious Influences, and
their combination in societies for great
special purposes - - - -
The Infidel Influences also expanding, but
overpowered - - - -
The Political Influences—Blackstone and
Bentham –American War of Indepen-
dence—struggle between parliament and
the press—Burke and the French revo-
lution . - - - - -

The Physical Influences—great number of

eminent men who sprang from the mid-

dle and lower classes—changes produced

by discoveries and inventions - ... ix

Literary Influences, extension of Educa-

tion, &c.–the rhetorical age of litera-

ture—the Della Cruscan poetic mania

—publication of Scott's novels . • X

Origin of the Edinburgh Review—founda-
tion of geological science—agitation re-
specting popular education—the Useful

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Essays ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE MORAL,
... INTELLECTUAL, AND social PROGRESS
OF MAN. '

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Reason AND REvelation—the progress of

man not a necessary result of his orga-

nization, but a proof of the providence

of God - - - . . 401

Possibilities—continual expansion of the
limits of the possible - - -
WAR AND PEace—a glance at the history
and philosophy of war, and the prospects
of universal peace . - - -
EURoPEAN INFLUENCE IN THE East—re-
active power of civilisation in both the
East and the West . - - -
Hists About THE Invisiblk World-
profit and loss arising from the decline
of superstitious faith - - . 253

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General Monk . - - - . 386
The Chevalier Bayard . 307

T. A. Knight, President of the Horticul.

tural Society . - - - . 98
Mr. George Hibbert - . 136
Pierre Louis Dulong . - - . 391

women.
Felicia Hemans . - - - . 22
Mrs. Tighe - - - . . 73
Isabella of Castile - - - . 99
Elizabeth Hamilton - - . . 150
Mrs. Blackwell . - - - . 188
Lady Fanshawe - - . . 246
Mrs. Inchbald - - - . 339
...the BRitish NAvy.

1. Putting a Ship in Commission . . 97
2. Manning and Fitting-out . 113
3. Statistics of the Naval Service . . 145
4. The Captain's Establishment . . 177
5. Dimensions and Value of a Seventy-four 209
6. A Naval Court-Martial . 24)
7. Armament of a Seventy-four . . 272
8. Pay-day—Routine at Sea . . .321
9. Education of a Midshipman—Quarter-

deck Officers . - - - . 403
Sea-Songs of the Sailors - . . 376

ANiMAL MAGNet is M.

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MediCAL SCIENCE AND SUBJECTS.

gomery - - - - . . 147

Woman, by Crabbe - - - . 175

Address to a Rocking Chair . 206

Lines, addressed by a young lady to her

newly married friend, from the French

of Béranger . - - - . 223

Les Hirondelles, from the same . . . 231

Meditations on Tobacco - - . 248

Spring (original) - - - . . 250

A Picture . - - - - . 262

The Poor Man's May - - . . 285

The Angel's Wing, by Lover . - . 296

The Garden, by Andrew Marvel . . .311

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The Rebel of the Cevennes . . . . . 9
A Tale of La Vendée - - . . 25
Mrs. Chaloner's Visit . - - . 36
The One-handed Flute Player of Arques

in Normandy . - - . 46

Hamilton of Bothwellhaugh - . . 52

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