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LIST OF WORKS ALREADY PUBLISHED. In the Harbour of NAVARIN, in the Morea, between the Fleets Vols. 1, 2, & 3. CAPTAIN BASIL HALL'S VOYAGES. of BRITAIN, FRANCE, and RUSSIA, combined against those of TURKEY and EGYPT, in which Battle the two latter Fleets

4. ADVENTURES of BRITISH SEAMEN in the SOUTH. were nearly annihilated.

ERN OCEAN. By H. MURRAY, F.R.S.E. Painted by British and Foreign Artists, from the Official Plans,

5. MEMOIRS of LAROCHEJAQUELEIN. With a Preface &c. Under the direction of LORD VISCOUNT INGESTRIE,

and Notes, by Sir WALTER SCOTT, Bart. &c. &c.

6 and 7. CONVERTS from INFIDELITY. By ANDREW To which are added,


8 and 9. SYMES' EMBASSY to AVA. With a Narrative of

the late Military and Political Operations in the Birmaa EmCITY OF CONSTANTINOPLE, pire. (So interesting at the present moment,)

10. TABLE-TALK; or Selections from the Ana. Painted from Drawings taken on the Spot, by Captain Smith, 11. PERILS and CAPTIVITY. R. N., Hydrographer to the Admiralty.

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the Tonga Islands, in the South Pacific Ocean. ORDER OF THE SUBJECTS AND MUSICAL ACCOMPANIMENTS.

15 and 16. REBELLION in SCOTLAND, in 1745. By Ro

BERT CHAMBERS, Author of “ Traditions of Edinburgh," &c. 1-The Harbour, Bay, and Town of Navarin, as they appeared prior to the Battle, with the whole of the Turco-Egyptian

17. ROBERTS'S NARRATIVE of VOYAGES and EXCURFleet, lying at anchor in order of Battle.-Music, “ Turkish Air.'

SIONS in Central America. 11.-The combined Fleets of Britain, France, and Russia, en

18 and 19. The HISTORICAL WORKS of FREDERICK tering the Bay of Navarin, the Asia very conspicuous, with Ad. SCHILLER. From the German, by George Moir, Esq. miral Sir Edward Codrington on the quarter deck.-" Hearts of 20 and 21. ILLUSTRATIONS of BRITISH HISTORY. Oak."

By RICHARD Thomson, Esq. IIL—The death of Lieutenant Fitzroy of the Dartmouth Fri- 22. The GENERAL REGISTER of POLITICS, SCIENCE, gate, and the commencement of the Battle." Death of Nelson." and LITERATURE, for 1827. IV.-The sinking of a Brulot, or Turkish Fire-Ship, by the

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Archdeacon WBANGHAM. VI.-The sinking of a Large Double-banked Egyptian Frigate,

27 and 28. MEMORIALS of the LATE WAR. by the Genoa, 74 guns--the death of her gallant Commander, Captain Walter Bathurst—the Albion, 71 guns, boarding a Turk- 29 and 30. A TOUR in GERMANY, &c. in 1820, 1821, 1822. ish Line-of-Battle Ship.-" Britons, strike home."

By John RUSSELL, Esq. Advocate. VII.-The daring position of the British Admiral's ship, the 31 and 32. The REBELLIONS in SCOTLAND under MONAsia, (commanded by Sir E. Codrington,) between the Egyptian TROSE, from 1638 to 1660. By ROBERT CHAMBERS, Author Admiral's ship and that of the Capitana Bey-Sir E. Codring'on of « The Rebellion of 1745." 2 vols. eonspicuous on the quarter deck.--"See the Conquering Hero,"

33, 34, and 35. HISTORY of the PRINCIPAL REVOLU. and Battle Piece."

TIONS in EUROPE, from the Subversion of the Roman EmVIII.-The conclusion of the Battle, and the perilous situation of the French Admiral's ship. La Syrene, commanded by Ad- pire in the West, till the Abdication of Bonaparte. Trans

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Printed by BALLANTYNE & Co., Paul's Work, Canongate, LITERARY AND MISCELLANEOUS ENTERTAINMENTS IN &c. which it contains. To aid the memory in this is the princiEDINBURGH.-We have already announced Mr Combe's Lectures pal design of this Inder. Whatever relates to the various peron Phrenology, which are respectably attended, though they do

sons, places, and subjects mentioned in it, is here accurately renot seem to excite quite so great an interest as formerly, particue and duties is also exhibited, by which, it is hoped, just sentiments

ferred to, and may easily be found. A brief outline of doctrines larly among our fair townswomen, who gave an additional eclat

may be formed of the great and important truths and requireand interest to Phrenology, by the attention with which they ments of Divine Revelation. While, therefore, this Index may honoured it for two or three seasons. We do not know whether

serve in place of a Concordance for ordinary readers, its superiority Mr Smith, a learned gentleman, who threatened to give Lectures

to any of them, except those which are large and expensive, must

be evident. They commonly refer to texts, without any conin opposition to Mr Combe, will carry his plan into execution or

nexion except that of a single leading word; and then take no not-We perceive that next week, Mr Lloyd, an old and respect- notice either of persons or places, whereas all that relates to per. able lecturer, is to illustrate, on three different evenings, in the sons, places, and subjects, is here presented collectively, and in Caledonian Theatre, his favourite subject of Astronomy. This

the arrangement and connexion of sense." he will do with the assistance of a very efficient Orrery; and as

Seals and Devices.-Our readers will probably be amused with

some of the fancy devices and mottos upon the seals which, either no subject is more interesting, or leads to higher results, than through design or accident, some of the celebrated literary chaAstronomy, we strongly recommend these Lectures to the atten- racters of the day have h ppened to attach to letters now in our tion we doubt not they will merit.-Early in February, Lectures possession. We, of course, do not include in the following short

list family coats of arms :of a different description are to be given in the Waterloo Rooms,

Sir Walter Scott;-the device-a shield bearing a red hand, by Mr William Carey, on the History and Progress of the Fine the motto" Lham dearg aboo." Arts. Mr Carey is well known as an able and zealous advocate in J. G. Lockhart;-the device-a dove carrying an olive branch, the cause of British Art; and the late President of the Royal

no molto. Academy frequently expressed it as his opinion, that he look

Alaric Watts ;-the device-a lyre decorated with roses,--the

motto-" Addolcire ed esaltare." ed upon Mr Carey “ as one of the first critical judges of works of Art." There is good reason to hope, therefore, that these

The Ettrick Shepherd ;--the device-the prize-harp presented Lectures will be worthy of the important subject of which

by Queen Mary to the best minstrel,-the motto-above, “ Mathey propose to treat. We have seen a syllabus of the course,

rie Regina," below," Donum Naturæ." which appears highly interesting -Besides the two Theatres,

William Tennant;-the device-& book open,-the motto

“ Vivere est cogitare." there are also offered to the public, as powerful auxiliarics to kill a tedious morning or evening, the Panorama and Diorama, Ma

James Sheridan Knowles;-the device-a harp, with a willow dame Catalani's Concerts, Mr Thom's Statues, and a few more

branch intertwined with the strings,-no motto. exhibitions chiefly private.-The Professional Society's Concerts,

The late Archibald Constable ;-the device-a small urn, a we regret much to say, notwithstanding the accession of strength

chrysalis on one side, a butterfly on the other,-the motto they would have received in Murray, are not to go on this win

* Ετι θνητος ουκ.ter for want of patronage. We think, however, they have been Joanna Baillie ;-the device-Phaeton driving the chariot of the too hastily given up, before a sufficiently strong appeal was made sun, -no motto. to the public through the medium of the press.

More examples might easily be added, but these will suffice in MR ROLAND.-We are glad to perceive that Mr Roland has the meantime. at length opened Rooms for the accommolation of his pupils in Theatrical Gossip.-The Glasgow Theatre has been burned the New Town. We have always considered the young men of down to the ground, owing, it is said, to some carelessness in the Edinburgh fortunate in having it in their power to avail them- management of the gas. The house was insured; but the manaselves of the instructions of one who is so complete and scientific ger is reported to have sustained a loss of £2000 in theatrical a master of the elegant, fashionable, and healthful art he pro

property-The revival of the “Beaux Stratagern" has been so fesses.

successful at Covent Garlen, that another of Farquhar's come. An Historical and Biographical work, entitled “ The Life and dies, “The Recruiting Officer," is abođt to be produced,- pruned Times of William Laud, D.D., Lord Archbishop of Canterbury," a little, we presume. We really wish Mr Murray would get up from the pen of our young countryman, Mr John Parker Law.

the “ Beaux Stratagem,” pruned, of course, in the same way; son, author of the Life of the Regent Murray, has just issued -A new tragedy, called « C'aswallon," is about to be played from the London press. The important era in the history of the at Drury Lane; and, at Covent Garden, a new comedy, called church of England, when this distinguished prelate. flourished, “Village Vagaries." We do not augur very highly of either, ought to render the present work at once a source of great in- but we may be wrong. The performers at the Dublin Theatre terest, and of much valua le information, to the reader of history, have been quarrelling with the manager, Mr Bunn, because both civil and ecclesiastical.

he will not allow them to introduce any songs they choose We have been favoured with an early copy of “ The Edin-into the operas. Melrose has, in consequence, resigned his burgh Musical Album,” but have this week only time to mention engagement; and Miss Paton is said to be among the number of the very handsome style in which it is got up, and the apparent | the malcontents. We highly approve of the manager's conduct, merit of most of its contents; of these we shall give a full ac- and wish some others would follow his example. - Mr J. P. Col. count next Saturday.

lier (whom we have not the honour of knowing) is preparing for We perceive that Mr Sillery's Poem of “ Vallery, or the Cita- the press a history of the English Stage.-“I will have a Wife," del of the Lake,” is speedily to make its appearance. It is to ex- a farce, in two acts, is the only novelty that has been produced tend to nine cantos, and will comprise sketches, ristorical and this week at our Theatre: it is not very good.-Colley Çibber's descriptive, of the Crusaders, the Chivalry of France an i Spain, the “ Hypocrite" has been revived ; it is an excellent comedy, and Moors, and the Arabians, and many other things. Several hun ought to be encouraged. dred Notes are to be added. Every variety of Verse is to be introduced ; and the whole, in two handsome duodecimo volumes,

WEEKLY LIST OF PERFORMANCES. is to be sold for ten shillings. This is a spirited attempt for so

Jan 10.-Jan. 16. young an author, and we hope he may find it a successful one. SAT. Sweethearts and Wives, Aloyse, 4 Robinson Crusoe.

Mr Murray is busy publishing min ature editions of all his lar. Mon. Jane Shore, I will have a Wife, & Do. ger and more successful works. Lord Byron's Poems, and Ca:- TUES. George Heriot, Free and Easy, & Do. tain Parry's Voyages, in four volumes, 18mo, appeared some lit- WED. Bride of Lammermoor, I will have a Wife. f Do. tle time ago ; and Captain Franklin's Journey to the Shores of THUR. Marquis of Montrose. Scape-Goat, Do.& Fatal Rock. the Polar Sea, in the same size, has just reached us.

FBI. The Hypocrite, Free and Easy, f Gilderoy. tem of thus supplying to general readers, who would otherwise never see them, cheap copies of valuable works, deserves every encouragement. It is to the late Mr Constable that the public

TO OUR READERS. are indebted for the original plan, which has been ably carried into execution in his Miscellary:

THERE is preparing for the Edinturgh Literary Journal, and We observe that Mr Murray has the following new works in will appear in an early Number, a Collection of the Autographs preparation for the ensuing publishing season :-X Memoir of the of all the most distinguished men of the day, accompanied with Public Life of the late Lord Londonderry; Flaxman's Lectures

some observations on the inferences to be drawn regarding chaon Sculpture; Lectures on Physical Geography, by Baron Humboldt, translated from his Mss.; The Journal of a Naturalist; racter, from the hand-writing. the Life and Services of Captain Philip Beaver, R. N. by Captain W. H. Smyth, R. N.; a second volume of Reliquiæ Diluvianæ, by Professor Buckland; Lives of British Painters, Sculptors, and

TO OUR CORRESPONDENTS. Architects; History of the Jews; and other works, which have

We shall be always glad to receive Notices of Books from our already been an: ounced in the Literary Journal.

Correspondents, but they must be accompanied with a copy of A new work, entitled The Scripture Student's Assistant, being the book reviewed, that we may form our own opinion of the jusa complete Index, and concise Dictionary, to the Holy Bible, has tice of the observations made upon it. The book will be returnjust been published by Blackie, Fullarton, and Co. of Glasgow. ed if desired. These remarks apply, in the present instance, to The work, which we have seen, is printed in a very beautiful

the writer who has favoured us with a review of Barbour's " Evenand distinct type, and its plan and object are thus explained in the ings in Greece."-" The Ghost of the Old Bell,” will appear as Preface :-"This little work is intended, not only to assist un- soon as we can find room.-" Cato's” remarks on “ Humbug, learned readers in understanding the language of the Bible, but will be of use to us.-We should be obliged by a call from the chiefly in readily turning to the places where every topic of in

Translator of “ The Sandman." formation comprised in it occurs. This, to all classes of readers,

The verses " On the Death of a Daughter," we may find room must be of high importance. Among those who are well acquaint for by and by. We have the same remark

to make

to " Askil.” ed with the Bible, there are few who are able to recollect the He will improve as he goes on.-The

lines to an Unfortunate Febook, chapter, and verse, where suitable texts are to be met with male will not sut us.-R. S." of Aberdeen is good, but not quite in proof of every doctrine, and which treat of every person, event, I good enough—“ H. H. H." perhaps.

This sys


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LECTURES ON ASTRONOMY.-We were present at Mr Lloyd's SONNETS.

first Lecture on this subject, in the Caledonian Theatre on

Thursday evening. The audience was but scanty, and the house TO GENEVIEVE.

indifferently lighted, and much worse heated. The transparenOn being presented with a Bible.

cies, however, were pretty and interesting; and Mr Lloyd illus.

trated them in an easy and familiar manner, calculated to con1.

vey both instruction and amusement. This sacred book, sweet Mercy sent from Heaven, Theatrical Gossip.-Neither Pasta nor Caradori are to sing at As from an Angel's hand my heart receives

the Italian Opera this scason. Compared with Pasta, all the other

prima donnas are robin redbreasts. Under the immediate patronA mystic record of the faith that gives

age of Lord Fife, a jolie petite danseuse, of the name of Pauline, High beacon-lights to those who may have striven

is to appear in the ballet department. The new play called “ CasAgainst the fiend of darkness, and been driven

wallon” has been successful; but though called a tragedy, it Beneath that night of life, when doubt on doubt turns out to be a melo-drama.-Kean, we are afraid, is again at Were seen like tempest-lifted waves to rise,

his old tricks ;_"sudden indisposition," in the words of the maTill every star of hope had trembled out ;

nager, but " complete intoxication," in the phrase of the Times, This blessed refuge, which the good and wise,

prevented his appearing the other evening at Covent Garden,

after an audience had assembled to see his performance of Richard The Patriarch-Martyrs, lofty and devout,

III. - The Beaux Stratagem continues to draw good houses every Sought as in audience with their God above,

night of its performance.-A Mrs Evans is to make her debut With many a sigh full pensively I take

soon at Drury Lane in the character of Mandane. She is an Irish E'en as a pledge of thy divinest love,

lady, and said to possess a voice of great power; but this, or

some such thing, is said of all debutantes.-At our own Theatre, Warning from death a slumberer to awake.

the revived play of the Hypocrite has been played several nights

with success. II.

Last night, an opera of the celebrated Mazzinghi

was produced; but we cannot of course speak of its merits till our I HEAR thy voice, sweet Spirit ! and look forth,

next. As does the seaman in the hush of night,

When storms are sleeping, and the dreamy light
Of the pale moon among the waves gives birth

Jan. 17.-Jan. 23.
To silent feelings, and high thoughts that start

The Hypocrite, Free and Easy, & Gilderoy.

Mon. Do., & Green-Eyed Monster. Like passion-winged meteors from the heart,

TUES. Jane Shore, He Lies like Truth, & Forty Thieves. Streaming beyond our destiny on earth ;

Wed. The Hypocrite, of Green-Eyed Monster. So, pausing on its wonders, would I share

THUR. Ramah Droog, Free and Easy, of The Bottle Imp.

Do., of Paul Pry. The faith of nations, and exulting tear

Books very recently published.--Home's (Sir Evan) ComparaMyself from worldly hopes of little worth ;

tive Anatomy, vols. V. and VI., 4th, L. 4, 18. ; imperial 4to, L.6,

6s. boards.-Turner's Edward the Sixth, &c., 4to, L.2, A3. boards. And this is at thy summons; thus hast thou

-Loudon's Magazine of Natural History, vol. 1., 850, 18s. boards. More than thine earthly love, or blessing given,

-Annual Obituary, 1829, 8vo, 15s. boards.-Woolrich's CommerThat I may rest myself prepared now

cial and Mercantile Law, 8vo, 18s. boards.-Barr's Scripture Stu

dent's Assistant, 12mo, 3s. 6d. boards.-Brown's (Rev. T.) SerTo meet with thee and all we love in Heaven.

mons, 8vo, 9s. boards.-Wood's Account of Sessional Schools, ALASTOR

12mo, 1s. 6d. boards.-The Annual Peerage for 1829, 2 vols. 18mo, L.1, 8s. boards.-Stevens's Comments, vols. Xill. and XIV., 8vo, 10s. each, boards.- Visits to the Religious World, 12mo, 10s. 6d. boards.-Twelve Years' Military Adventure, 2

vols. 8vo, L.1, 4s. boards.-The Ball, or a Glance at Almack's, LITERARY CHIT-CHAT AND VARIETIES.

crown 8vo, 7s. 60. boards.--An Inquiry, What is the One True Faith? 8vo, 12s. boards.-Fate of Graysdale, 2 vols. 12mo, 11s. boards.-Slade's Prayers for the Sick, 12mo, 4s. 6d. boards.

Plain History of England, 18mo, 2s. 6á. half-bound. THE LATE DUGALD STEWART.-We propose giving a place in our next number to the very able biographical notice of this cele

TO OUR CORRESPONDENTS. brated man, which appears in the “ Annual Obituary" for 1829.

A complete edition of the works of Professor Reid has been We shall present our readers, next Saturday, with a phrenopublished in Paris.

logical table of the cranial developement of the notorious Burke,

accompanied by such remarks as the subject may suggest. The History of the Rise and Progress of the Mahometan power

We have received from the author and publisher, " A Laconic in India, from its commencement in the year 1000 till 1620, trans- Narrative of the Life and Death of James Wilson, known by the lated from the Persian, by Lieutenant-Colonel John Briggs, late name of Daft Jamie. Price Thrippence." It seems a work of inresident at Satara, is about to be published.

estimable value.-We shall consuli our Publishers regarding the A Novel, entitled “ Restalrig," by the authoress of " St John-casionally the Reviews and Magazines as they appear periodical.

suggestion of “ A Subscriber."— It is our intention to notice ocstoun, or the Gowrie Conspiracy," will appear in a few days. ly.-The Communications of " W. B. S." of Perth, will not suit

Another cheap work is announced, to be published periodically, us." Waverley” was published in 1814, and was reviewed shortand to be called the Library of Religious Knowledge, consisting ly afterwards in the Edinburgh Review.

We have received the poetical communications of “T. B.J." of of a series of original Treatises, written in a popular and familiar

Glasgow; “ The Plague of Darkness” will appear in an early style, on the most important subjects relating to the History, Number. We are afraid " J. D.” of Glasgow is no poet." DisProphecies, Doctrines, and Duties of Revealed Religion ; the appointment" does not come up to our standard. --The verses whole to be conducted by clergymen of the Church of England. “ By a Young Lady” are pretty, but immature.-The “ Frag. A Number will appear every fortnight, price sixpence.

ment" about Endymion is rather too much of a fragment.--Of

the stanzas suggested by Thom's statues, the following is the The English language is becoming a great favourite in Ger.

best : many; and as a proof of this it may be mentioned, that there has been this year published at Heidelberg, (in the Duchy of Baden,)

The highest praise be his who wrote an English Annual, bearing the following title: “ The English

A lay surpas 'd by none;

The next be his who could express Fireside upon the Banks of the Rhine, an Almanack for 1829, ex

Such poetry in stone." hibiting a choice of English and German Tales, Poems, and Historical Anecdotes ; embellished with superb engravings.” Most of

We like the melody and expression of the two airs which have

been adapted to the ** Scots Sang" by the Ettrick Shepherd, and the best English classics have also been reprinted in Germany at

the ballad of “ Young Randal,” in our last, and shall be glad very low prices.

to see theni arranged at the author's convenience. Blues.—The common objections to Blue Stockings are absurd. A concert of vocal sacred music is to be given in St George's They ought not to be objected to because they know too much, Church, on the 4th of February, for the benefit of the widow and ut because they know too little. Whenever a woman acquires as

family of the late ingenious composer, R. A. Smith. Mr A. Mur

ray, who has succeeded Mr Smith as precentor in George's, is much learning as a man, she acquires with her knowledge the art

to be conductor, and most of the professional musicians of Edinof concealing it. Experto crede. Blues would not be bores for burgh have volunteered their services. We trust the attendance what they have, but for their pretensions to what they have not. will be liberal.

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