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Lavallée's History of the Rise, Progress, and Extinction, &c. of the French
Factions, &c.

229, 356 Lavington's Sermons to Young People

286 List of Works recently Published

102, 206, 310, 414, sis, 622 Maltby's Lexicon Græco-Prosodiacum, Auctore T. Morell, s. T. P.

481 Mant's Sermons preached before the University of Oxford

417 Mason's Plea for Sacramental Communion on Catholic Principles

543 Maturin's Bertram ; or the Castle of St. Aldobrand: a Tragedy

379 Mejanel's Petit Cadeau, à la Jeunesse, ou Fables Nouvelles, en Vers Prancais

290 Memoirs of the early Life of William Cowper, Esq. Written by Himself 313 of the Marchioness De Larochejaquelein

44,0 of the Revolutionists, and of the Present Ministry

51 Monody on the Death of the Right Honourable R. B. Sheridan

Naiad : a Tale. With other Poems
Narrative of the Imprisonment and Escape of Peter Gordon, from the
French Territory

89 Oracular Communications, addressed to Students of the Medical Profession

605 Parkyns's Monastic and Baronial Remains

553 -Parliamentary Portraits : Originally published in the Examiner :

141 Phillips's Garland for the Grave of R. B. Sheridan, Esq.

502 Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, for the Year 1815. Parts I. and II. (Chemical and Philosophical Papers)

343 Poetic Mirror, or the Living Bards of Britain

507, 585 --Précis de la Vie Publique du Duc d'Otrante

511 Prospectus of a Polyglott Bible

59 Reid's Essays on Insanity, Hypochondriasis, and other Nervous Affections 183 Renals's Sick Man's Pious Assistant

487 Report of the Committee for Investigating the Causes of the alarming lacrease of Juvenile Delinqueney in the Metropolis

405 Ryder's, Bishop, Charge to the Clergy of the Diocese of Gloucester. In the Year 1816

394 Rogers's Elements of Evangelical Religion

398 Sancho, or the Proverbialist

67 Scott, the Rev. John, Notice of his Letter in the Christian Observer

307 Select Literary Information

101, 205, 309, 413, 516, 619 Shelley's Alastor, or the Spirit of Solitude: and other Poems

391 Singer's Elements of Electricity and Electro-Chemistry

558 Sketch of the Past and Present State of the Vaudois or Waldenses, inhabiting the Valleys of Piedmont

94 Southey's Lay of the Laureate ; CARMEN NUPTIALE

196 Poet's Pilgrimage to Waterloo Taylor's Essays in Rhyme on Morals and Manners

263 Toulmin's Historical View of the Protestant Dissenters in England, &c. 127 Wemyss's Biblical Gleanings

559 Whitehouse's Panegyric of Samuel Whitbread, Esq.

193 Wilson's City of the Plagne

164 Winter Evening Recreations at M.

403 Wordsworth's Thanksgiving Ode, Jan, 18, 1816. With other Short Pieces chiefly referring to recent Public Events



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Art. I. 1. The Poet's Pilgrimage to Waterloo. By Robert Southey,

Esq. Poet Laureate, Member of the Royal Spanish Academy, and of the Royal Spanish Academy of History. 12mo. pp. 232.

8 Plates. Price 10s. 6d.-Longman and Co. 1816. 2. Thanksgiving Ode, January 18, 1816. With other Short Pieces,

chiefly referring to recent Public Events. By William Wordsworth.

8vo. pp. 10, 52. Price 48.--Longman and Co. 1816. IT T ought to occasion no surprise, that modern poets have

tarely succeeded in the attempt to please or to interest, when subjects of present political concern have been their theme. Seldom, very seldom are the feelings awakened by public events, of a nature to blend with the emotions of taste, or to admit of that pleasing exaggeration which it is the business of the poet to produce. The poet himself, in venturing upon a political theme, finds it difficult to exercise the power of abstraction sufficiently to enable him to select and combine the appropriate materials for poetry, and still more difficult to carry the enthusiasm of a cultivated mind into subjects, the familiar details of which are often mean, painful, or disgusting.

The time was, when the wreath of the victor was entwined by the hand of the bard; and when the poet alternately wielded the sword, and recited in rude melody the songs of heroes. But those times are gone by, we trust for ever. We do not believe that the poet exists, who could succeed in making war, as a present event, interesting to the imagination. As to deeds of other times,-battles fought before the invention of gunpowder,-wars which have left us no legacy of taxes, the burthens and the griefs of which we have never had to feel; --these it is very possible to render poetical enough; and by that sympathy with which genuine poetry inspires us, we may be so far transported in imagination to those times, as to adopt for the moment the characteristic feelings of its heroes and warriors. But stronger sympathies than those awakened by the poet, connect us with present events, and they are such as preclude the indulgence of the fancy in scenes of modern war, Vol. VI. N.S.


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εκδιδασκοντα, τουτο συμπαν το ΕΚΛΕΚΤΙΚΟΝ
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CLEM. ALEX. Strom. Lib. I.

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