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composition. This is certainly an innovation in books of travels-but not a disagreeable one. The hint was suggested by a passage in one of the Scotch novels, in which the writer says“ I have tagged with rhyme and blank verse the subdivisions of the work, in order to seduce continued attention by powers of composition of stronger attraction than my own.

The proof sheets of this work did not undergo the Author's revision: it is to be hoped, therefore, that it will not be subjected to se. vere reprehension on account of its typographical inaccuracies. As it is also of a light, un. pretending nature, and more calculated for amusement than to expand the horizon of knowledge, the Reviewer cannot expect the cold correctness of an elaborate dissertation. А young Author who ventures before the public, is tremblingly alive to every murmur of disapprobation or breath of applause; he is on the edge of a precipice, which tempts him, as the transparent abyss does Goethe's fisherman, to plunge headlong into the deceitful waves.

Baltimore, July, 1822.

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LETTER X. -Westminster Elections—Defeat of Maxwell

Manner in which the Elections are conducted
-Electioneering anecdotes,

47 -XI.- To Dr. Caldwell.--The University of Edin

burgh-Poverty of the Students-Surgeon-
Barbers—Rapid progress of the Medical School
-Drs. Monro-Gregory--Thomson-Home
--Hamilton,

55 -XII. - To the Same-Edinburgh calculated for study

-Royal Infirmary-Dr. Rutherford--Anatomy

- Resurrectionizing-Graduation—Grinding, 62 -XIII.— To John D.-Scotch Lawyers---Mr. Jeffrey

Statue of Charles II. --Royal deathsMarkets
of Edinburgh,

66 XIV.–State of France-Creation of 59 new Peers

Progress of Liberty—State of Spainof England-of Scotland-Edinburgh Review-Wa-verley Novels--Mrs. Barbauld's division of Novels,

74 -XV.-Edinburgh Theatre-Representation of Rob Roy Kean and Talma compared—Mr. Ali

81 -XVI.--Roslin ---Hawthornden-St. Bernard's Well

Panoramic View of Edinburgh-Hume's Mo-
nument--Allan's Painting of the Press Gang-
Preparations for my Highland walk,

87 -XVII.-Frith of Forth-Stirling Castle-Scotch Vil

lages--Lord Kinnoul's seat-Perth—the Pri-
801--Depôt for French Prisoners,

93 -XVIII.-Scone-Dunkeld-Duke of Athol's grounds

The Braan-Ossian's Hall-Rumbling Bridge, 100
-XIX.—To John D.--Highland dietHovels-Oldbag

--Iustance of Longevity-Mistaken for robbers
-The lying guide-Tummel Bridge--Tay-

mouth Castle-Loch Tay-Callander, 206 -XX.-Stewart's house-Loch Vennachar --The Tro

sachs-Loch Katrine-Goblins'Cave-Ellen's
Isie-Alps of Arrochar,

113 -XXI.-Loch Lomond Ben Lomond-Reveries of a.. Solitary Wanderer,

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ETTER XXII.-General idea of the Highland Scenery
Dunbarton Castle,

126 -XXIII.-Essay on the Manners and Character of the

Highlanders—the Gaelic-Instance of Re-
venge-Confederation into Clans-English
spoken in the Higblands-Melancholy disposi-
tion-Disregard to truth-Law to cbange the
national Dress—Highland Music-The Bag-
pipe-Huts and Houses—Description of a Ho-
vel and Cottage-Naturally a courageous peo-
ple--the Women -a Bathing Scene--Poverty
of the Highlanders--Attachment to their coun-

129 -XXIV. -Highland superstitions—Daoine Shi'-Kelpie

or Water Horse-Urisks-Aristocracy of
Ghosts! -Ossian,

143 -XXV.-Scotch Steam-boats-Glasgow-History-Ma

nufactures-Immorality of the workmen-Ex-
change-Merchants--the Green-Soapsuds
Nympbs-„Hunterian Museum-"Rob Roy"-

Glasgow Bridge-Cathedral-Dr. Chalmers, 149
--XXVI.--Belfast-Antrim-Lough Neagh-Reveries-
Grave-yardGiants' Causeway,

158 --XXVII. - Journey to Dublin-Lord Castlereagh-Dundalk-a Masquerade,

165 --XXVIII.--Historical sketch of Dublin-View from Nel

son's Monument Ecclesiastical Government
-Lord Lieutenant--Newgate--Condemned
criminals,

169 -XXIX.—To Dr. Caldwell.Trinity College-Dublin

Society House - Swift's Hospital ---Botanic
Gardev-Foundling Hospital,

178 -XXX.-Excursion to the South-Carlow-The Gretna

Green of Ireland-Hovels of the Peasants-
Description of a cabin— Poverty of the labour-
ers—Children of the Irish poor-Rage for mar-
rying-Miss Edgeworth's description of a cot-
tage-Soil and climate of Ireland-Females
Anecdote--Veneration for Priests,

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LETTER XXXI.-Distresses of Ireland-Atrocious conduct

of the British Government-Popery laws
InsurrectionsCatholics and Protestants-
Tithes-Sufferings of the poor-Remaining
disabilities–Irish genius--Irisbmen in the

English Cabinet,
-XXXII. - To John D. - The Dublin Theatre-Anec-

dote of a Sailor-A dinner and soirée-Man-

ners--Miss Molyneux,
-XXXIII.-Bay of Dublin-Vagrants in the Packet-

Storm at Sea-A Wreck-Reveries-Liv-
erpool-Botanic Garden-Prostitutes-In-
decent placards—Nelson's Monument-Dr.

Solomon,
-XXXIV.-English Stage-coach-Staffordsbire-Tren-

tam-Stony Stratford-Banks of the Avon
-Shakspeare's Birth-place-His writings
Racine--Shakspeare's plays not to be repre-
sented. Parallel between Scotch and En-

glish scenery,
-XXXV.-The American in London-Display of vice

and misery-Ennui of fasbion-West End
of the Town Squares-Dress of a Dandy-
Reflections on splendid Hotels-Contrast be-
tween the rich and poor-Fate of modest

merit-Literary Banditti,
-XXXVI.- To Dr. Caldwell.—London Hospitals Early

visits-Dresserships--Pupils-College of
Physicians—-Hunter's Museum--Bethlem
Hospital-Venereal Hospital-Maisons de
Santé-Prospects of success in Baltimore,

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