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LONDON JOURNAL.

TO ASSIST THE INQUIRING, ANIMATE THE STRUGGLING, AND SYMPATHIZE WITH ALL.

VOL. I.

FROM WEDNESDAY APRIL 2, TO TUESDAY DECEMBER 30, 1834.

LONDON:

CHARLES KNIGHT, LUDGATE STREET;

AND HENRY HOOPER, PALL-MALL EAST.

1834.

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1 A Specimen or two of existing Persian Man. Romance of Real Life

Further Remarks on the Design of this Jour-

52 Cricket, Tennis, Fives, and Bowling

nal

1. Dreaming by System

52 Kentuckey and the Sports there

The Week From Wednesday April 2, to

Legends of Ireland

58 Tragical Disappearances from Light

Tuesday April 8

2 The Admirable Chrichton.

53

More Thoughts « On a Stone"

News for the Utilitarians

3 A Masonic Exhortation

55

Mr Morier's New Novel, Ayesha,

The LONDON JOURNAL~April 2"

4 A Practical Joke

55 of Kars'

Table Talk.Mrs Siddons, when a C

Romance of Real Life

5

Cleone, a new Novel. An intire Abstract

6

No. VIII.

To Correspondents

Cricket and Exercise in General

57

No. XV.

No. II.

The Week From Wednesday May 21, to

On a Stone

The Subject of Breakfast continu-

9 Tuesday, May 27

58

The Week- From Wednesday April 9, to

Drinking

A Surprise for a Sultan

Tea, Coffee, and Chocolate

Tuesday April 15

10 Romance of Real Life

60

The Week - From Wednesday Jul

Brother Merry; or, the Adventures of a Sol-

Frightful Interior of a Moorish Government

dier

11 and Family

Tuesday July 15

61

Romance of Real Life

The London Journal - April 9

12 Shopping

63

Specimens of Celebrated Authors

Romances of Real Life

12

Mrs Siddons.-Passages from her Life

Goodness and Pleasure

13

No. IX.

Campbell

Memoirs of Judge Jeffreys

13

Letters to such of the Lovers of Knowledge as Cricket, and a Fête Champêtre

A Handful of Good Sense

15

have not received a Classical Education.- The Meeting of Jacob and Joseph

Table Talk.- The Plant Physician-A Mode-

Letter III.

Table Talk. - Fabricius Serbellone-

rate Food-Conversation of Men of Genius The Week. -- From Wedgesday, May 28, to

Possibility-Marriages-Man

15

man Apologue-Affecting and Bles

Tuesday, June 3

66

To Correspondents

16

Cavier's Theory of the Earth

68 To Correspondents

Paganini (Verses on)

71

No. III.

Turpin's Ride to Hough Green

71

No. XVI.

Letters to such of the Lovers of Knowledge as Izaac Walton and Angling

71

Breakfast concluded. Tea and Coffe

have not had a Classical Education.--Letter I. 17 Table Talk.- Curious Ancient Boat

71

The Week-From Wednesday April 16, to

Bread, &c.

71

To Correspondents

The Week From Wednesday July

Tuesday April 22

18

Paganinni

, from unpublished Poem by the

No. X.

Tuesday July 22.

Romance of Real Life

Editor

19 Letters to such of the Lovers of Knowledge as

Beau Nash

Goodness and Pleasure

20 have not received a Classical Education.--

Specimens of Celebrated Authors.

The London Journal.- April 16

20 Letter IV.

Monsieur Dupont. Abstract of a Novel of The Week From Wednesday, June 4, to

Three German Legends.-1. Honest

best Policy

that name

21 Tuesday, June 10

74

Romance of Real Life

22 Romance of Real Life

teufel

Table Talk. --Wirtemberg Wines — Pleasing John Buncle

77

-3. The Gre

Regrets

24 Female Convicts

79

Medals, a kind of Books

Table Talk.-Egyptian Doctors

79

Italy

No. IV.

No. XI.

To Correspondents'

Letters to such of the Lovers of Knowledge as

Letters to such of the Lovers of Knowledge as

No. XVII.

have not had a Classical Education. Let-

ter II.

25

have not received a Classical Education.-

English and French Females

The Week. --- From Wednesday April 23, to

Letter V.

81

The Week From Wednesday June 11, to

Male and Female Costume, from the

Tuesday April 29

27

Charles II, to that of George III.

82

Romances of Real Life

27

Tuesday June 17

The Week- From Wednesday July

83

Anecdote of Shenstone's youth

The Dean of Santiago and Don Man of Toledo

28

Tuesday July 29

Romance of Real Life

84

The London JOURNAL- April 23

28

Romance of Real Life

More Admirable Maxims and Suggestions

Songs of Trades, or Songs for the People

John Ledyard

Specimens of Celebrated Authors

from Bentham's unpublished work

29

Passages from the Autobiography of Si

A Haunted House

Legends of Richard the Good, Duke of Nor-

Table Talk. The Italian Boy – Affecting

ton Brydges.—Effect of Worldly Sp

mandy

30

Fruits of Public Speaking

Proof of a Loving Disposition-Singular

upon Childhood The Gentry of Kene

30

Rokeby-Duncombe, the Translator

87

Frontispiece- Affecting Association of Ideas

31

Enjoyments and Obstacles

e-Bishop Berkeley's Family-

87

Table Talk.– Queen Elizabeth—A Pedigree

To Correspondents

Gentlemen 50 years ago —- The F

of some standing - Ivy does not make

No. XII.

Writers - A good Memorandum

Houses damp - The Sugar-cane in Leices.

To the Public

against Law Charges-- Thomas W

32

tershire-A complete yet puzzling Answer .

89

Echo and Silence-Eloquent Regret a

A Pinch of Snuff

89

The Week-From Wednesday June 18, to portant Advice.

No. V.

Table Talk.-Unpleasant Remindings

Tuesday June 24

89

To Correspondents

To-morrow, the First Day of May

33 Ro dance of Real Life

90

The Week-From Wednesday April 30, to Modem Antiques.--Paganini Anticipated 91

No. XVIII.

Tuesday May 6

34 The Reader Domesticated with the Old Dutch

To the Public.

Romances of Real Life

35 Colonies at the Cape of Good Hope

91 English Male Costume .

The London Journal, April 30

36 The White House. --- Abstract of a Novel,

Richard the Third a Dandy!

Interview of Mr Fox with Bonaparte

37 La Maison Blance'

92 The Week From Wednesday July

Mrs Gore's New Novel, The Hamiltons' 37 Application of Steam to various Purposes 94 Tuesday August 5

Table Talk.- Parish Dinners in 1640 and 1794 The Regulatiors

94 Romance of Real Life

-A Delicate Distress - The Birmingham Personal Anecdotes of Burns

95 Fine Arts, Music, &c.

Coach in 1749--A Fox at Deptford

39 A Fair Devil

95 Memoir of Goethe

Table Talk. - The Pet of the Petticoats

Specimens of Celebrated authors

No. VI.

Catching is not Keeping

95 Mr Walsh and Mrs Behn .

To Correspondents

95

41

A Human Being and a Crowd

To Correspondents

The Week From Wednesday May 7, to-

No. XIII.

No. XIX.

Tuesday May 13

42

A Pinch of Snuff /concluded)

97

Romance of Real Life

42

Some further Remarks on Goethe, with a

The Week--From Wednesday June 25,

The London JOURNAL.--May 7

44

Specimen of him

July 1

98 The Week.- From Wednesday Augus

A Rhinoceros Hunt

44

Romance of Real Life

99

A Good Fellow, Abstract of De Kock's

Tuesday August 12

Unsocial Readers of Periodicals

101

Novel, Un Bon Enfant'

45

Romance of Real Life .

Petrarch's Account of the Dreadful Storm at

The Ass on the Bench; from the Latin of

Specimens of Celebrated Authors

Naples

101

Père Commire

47

Ventriloquismn

Bianca Capello

102

Lines set to Music by Henry R. Bishop 47

The German Prince's Account of his v

Friends and Boyhood. By John Galt

103 in a Balloon

Table Talk.-- Elegant Intervals of the Fine

Table Talk.--Spenser's Stanza--Philosophy on Correggio Julio Romano, and Annibal C

Arts A Remark well worth Universal

Trifles-Apparent Idleness not always such Two Legends of the Wardrobe

Reflection -- Desirable Source of Revenue--

-Death from a Frightened Imagination-

Table Talk. --The Game of Morra

A Nice Geographer - Preservation of the

True National Spirit – Venetian Horse-

City of Dort by Milk-maids-Filial Account

To Correspondents

Imanship

103

of one's Father's Attractions--Reading 47

To Correspondents

103

No. XX.

To our Readers

No. VII.

No. XIV.

English Women vindicated

Thoughts iy Bed upon Waking and Rising 49 Breakfast in Summer

105 The Week.- From Wednesday August

The Week - From Wednesday May 14, to

The Week-- From Wednesday July 2, to Tuesday August 19

Tuesday May 20

50 Tuesday July 8

106 Romance of Real Life

Romances of Real Life

51 Hand Writings

107 Specimens of Celebrated Authors .

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No. XXXIV.

Page.

A Good Prince

156 The Week.--From Wednesday October 1, to Twilight Accused and Defended

265

Anecdote of a Highwayman

158 Tuesday October 7

• BL 212 Hints for Table Talk

266

La Sortilega ; or the Charmed Ring

159 The Brewer

213 Madrigal

268

Table Talk.-— Reproof

160 An Episode from one of Goethe's Untranslated The Week. --- From Wednesday November 19,

To Correspondents

160 Novels.

213

to Tuesday November 25

268

Dr Johnson's Father

214 Romance of Real Life

268

No. XXI.

Poisoning at a Feast

215 Specimens of Celebrated Authors

269

Windows

161

Arthur's Seat

216 The Drawing-room Scrap-Book for 1835

270

The Week. --- From Wednesday August 20, to

A Long Desideratum apparently well supplied 216 Instructions for Choosing a Dwelling House . 270

August 26

162 To Correspondents

216

Burns

271

Romance of Real Life

163

The Squirrel

272

A Page for a Novel .

163

No. XXVIII.

Table Talk.-_Good Logic-Self-Aid against

Anthony's Speech over Cæsar

164 Fairies

217

Perturbation

272

Magic and Magicians

165 Mr Galt's Literary Autobiography, Gallant and

To Correspondents

272

Day and Night

168

Affecting Conclusion of

219

Timely Intercession

168 Romance of Real Life.

220

Table Talk.--A Picture-A Guild of Poets

No. XXXV.

The Week.–From Wednesday October 8, to

-A French Wit--A Strange Prisoner

. 168

273

Tuesday October 14 ::

221 The Cat by the Fire

To Correspondents.

168 A Scene after a Thunder Storm

221 Abodes of Men of Genius

274

Wars with Wild Beasts

Castle-building

275

No. XXII.

Good news for the Readers of the Fairie

Adam Fleming and Fair Helen

275

Windows Considered from the Inside

169

Queene

223

276

The Meeting of the Amici

The Week.–From Wednesday August 27, to

Three Ogresses v. Gibbon

223 The Lares Ironical; or, Fire-irons and Hearth-

Tuesday September 2

170

Table Talk. Annibal Carricci's · Christ ap-

brush

276

Romance of Real Life

173

pearing to St Peter'- Noble Occupation for

276

Charming Specimen of French Manners

Specimens of Celebrated Authors

173

the Leisurely Taste of the Gypsies_Mor. The Week - From Wednesday November 26,

A Word on · English Women Vindicated'

174

land's Rural Taste

223

to Tuesday December 2

277

Intolerance

174

A Flood

277

Romance of Real Life.

Account of Assassins

175

Belief in Spirits, &c.

224 Life and Character of Mæcenas

278

Acknowledgments

Chords Touched

224 The Wish

280

Table Talk.-Admiration and Contempt 176

To Correspondents

280

224 To Correspondents

To Correspondents

176

No. XXIX.

No. XXIII.

No. XXXVI.

Romance of Common-place,

225

Objects of the LONDON JOURNAL

177

Romance of Real Life

281

225

“ A Now;" Descriptive of a Cold Day

To a Little Bunch of Flowers, the Present

282

The Word “ Fairy”

226 Ode to a Friend

of L. H.

178

282

The Week._From Wednesday

' September 3,

Hints for Table Talk

Education of the Middle Classes

226

History of Sugar

227

The Week-From Wednesday December 3, to

to Tuesday September 9

178

285

Tuesday December 9

Our Readers whisked to the Continent

The Week. From Wednesday October 15,

179

285

to Tuesday October 21

Romance of Real Life .

228

Romance of Real Life

180

The Broom Girl

228

Madame de Beaufremont and Cartouche, the

The Perception of Beauty and Nobleness not

Hindoo Superstition

285

Robber

228

a Matter of Rank

286

“ It is But "

A Lady's Portrait of Herself

229 Malagrida

181

286

Animal Magnetism

Ghost-Reading of our Ancestors

The Absent Member

230

182

Fairies

288

Sir Walter Raleigh

231

Utility and Beauty.-Spirit of the Fine Arts 183

288

Table Talk. --Admirable Remark_How

Polysyllabic Rhymes

to

Betty Bollaine, a Song

183

288

To Correspondents

Goethe

help the Judgment of Others

184

Table Talk.-Modern German Nobleman

To Ianthe, who Died Young

232

184

Mr D’Israeli and Albertus Magnus

To Correspondents.

232

No. XXXVII.

. 184

To Correspondents

289

184

Put up a Picture in your Room

No. XXX.

Genii and Fairies of the East and Arabian"

The Celebrated Case of Mary Squires and Eli

No. XXIV.

290

zabeth Canning

Dancing and Dancers

Nights

233

185

291

Hints for Table Talk

The Week.-- From Wednesday September 10,

The Week. --- From Wednesday October 22, to

to Tuesday September 16

Tuesday October 28

237

The Week-From Wednesday December 10,

292

Romance of Real Life

Romance of Real Life

to Tuesday December 16

238

187

293

Romance of Real Life

Hope

Drumwhinn Bridge over the River Orr 238

188

293

Sorrowful Story

Balls

Our Readers whisked to the Continent

238

188

294

Ghost Stories

Letter of Archbishop Hering

A Doubt and an Answer

239

189

296

Fine Arts

Specimens of Celebrated Authors

The Two Oaks in Hyde Park

240

190

296

A Complaint against Hard Village Ways

The Speculator in Spite of Himself

To Correspondents

240

190

To Gathered Roses

To Correspondents

240

191

No. XXXVIII.

“ Your Address"

191

No. XXXI.

Bonnet, the Naturalist, and a Visitor at Fault 192 Amiableness superior to Intellect

Notice to the Public Improvement of the

241

The Return (From the German of Müchler) 192

297

LONDON JOURNAL for the ensuing Year

The Hans Sachs' of Dover

242

To Correspondents

192 Romance of Real Life

242

Shakspeare and Christmas and Mr Landor's

New Book

297

A Domestic Admission into the Speculations

No. XXV.

Romance of Real Life

299

A Flower for Your Window—Flowers_Mys.

of a Great and Loving Mind

243

The Week._From Wednesday October 29, to

The Week-From Wednesday December 17,

tery of their Beauty

193

302

"The Week. From Wednesday September 17,

Tuesday November 4

to Tuesday December 23

244

Sisters of Charity

302

Specimens of Celebrated Authors

to Tuesday September 23

245

Fine Arts

303

194 Specimens of the Essence of Poetry.

Romance of Real Life

246

195

Bentham on Anger

304

Admirable Remarks on Advice-Giving

Pretty Story of Affection in Childhood

246

196

A Noble Dream of Cookery :

Table Talk. --Benefits of Ventilation_Opinions

Table Talk--Exquisite Rhyme Poetry, Phi-

196

Ladies of the Lake--not Fabulous

of Aristotle A Lesson in Sentiment .

losophy, and Religion- Secret of Longe-

248

197

304

vity-The Poor of England

Our Readers Whisked to the Continent

To Correspondents.

248

197

To Correspondents

304

Sonnet-To Earine

198

No. XXXII.

Proposed Opening of the Streets from Picca- Of Peter Wilkins and the Flying Women 249

No. XXXIX.

dilly to Lincoln's Inn

198 Memoirs of Antoinette Bourignon

251

A Last Wish

To the Public

305

199 The Week-from Wednesday November 5, to

Belief in Ghosts

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

305

199 Tuesday November 11

Swearing

252 The Song of the Cat

306

200 Romance of Real Life

Dew-berries not Gooseberries

200 Pretty Story of Affection in Childhood (con-

253 Account of the singular Animal, the Duck-

To Correspondents

billed Water-Mole

307

200

cluded)

254

Table Talk-A True Lesson of Charity-The

The Week From Wednesday December 24,

No. XXVI.

Better Part of Braminical Teaching-Du-

tu Tuesday December 30

309

Life after Death-Belief in Spirits

201

Romance of Real Life

310

The Week-From Wednesday September 24,

cange and his Glossary

256

An honest Christmas Carol

311

To Correspondents

to Tuesday September 30

202

Fine Arts and Music

311

Reminiscences of a Journey

202

No. XXXIII.

Sonnet

312

Sonnet-Edinburgh

204 A New Book worth knowing

Lancashire Witches

312

257

Queen Margaret of Navarre's Entrance into

Autobiography of a Butterfly

Table Talk-Bad Translations - Involuntary

259

D’Usson

205

The Week from Wednesday November 12,

Trip to the West Indies Ancient Reform

“ Two Aged Oaks” in Hyde Park

205 to Tuesday November 18

Schedule

312

260

A Reminiscence of the Fair of Bartholomew 205 Romance of Real Life

To Correspondents

312

261

A Good Hint for Dancers

206 Hortensius

261

Romance of Real Life

206 Prejudice

262

No. XL.

Specimens of Celebrated Authors

207 Fairy Song

The Fall of the Rhine at Schaffhausen

The

208 The Village Alehouse

263 New Years' Day. New Years' Gifts.

264 Wassail-bowl

313

To Correspondents

208 Affecting Account of Mr Bampfylde

264 The Week— From Wednesday December 31st,

Three Pleasantries

No. XXVII.

264

314

to Tuesday January 6

Table Talk-St Overseer and St Overall - An

Fairies

Romance of Real Life

209 Honest Lover-Address of Virtue-Excel-

A Stile

315

Ballad Singers

211 lent Advice to Poets-Day-Break

264 Fine Arts

An Aged Poet and his Young Enthusiast

211

To Correspondents

264

To Correspondents

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LONDON JOURNAL.

TO ASSIST THE ENQUIRING, ANIMATE THE STRUGGLING, AND SYMPATHIZE WITH ALL.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2, 1834.

No. 1.

Price Three HALFPENCE.

ON

ADDRESS.

FURTHER REMARKS ON THE DESIGN OF which he contributed, signing himself “Dinneness, ** The object of this Publication, which is devoted en- THIS JOURNAL. POOR RICH MEN AND you would listen to us, even without a loaf on your tirely to subjects of miscellaneous interest, unconnected RICH POOR MEN. A WORD OR TWO table, and see how far we could bear out the reputation with politics, is to supply the lovers of knowledge with

THE PERIODICAL WRITINGS OF

of the Lydians, who are said to have invented play as

THE EDITOR an English Weekly Paper, similar in point of size and

a resource against hunger. But Dr. Johnson knew he variety, to Chambers's, Edinburgh Journal, but with a Pleasure is the business of this Journal: we own had his remedy in his wits. The wants of the poor in character a little more southern and literary. The acute- it: we love to begin it with the word: it is like com- knowledge are not so easily postponed. With deep ness and industry of the writers of the Edinburgh Journal mencing the day (as we are now commencing it) with reverence and sympathy would we be understood as are understood to have obtained a very large demand for sunsbine in the room. Pleasure for all who can receive speaking of them. A smile, bowever closely it may their work; the illustrated information of the Penny pleasure ; consolation and encouragement for the rest : border upon a grave thought, is not to be held a levią Magazine, with its admirable wood-cuts, bas obtained this is our device. But then it is pleasure like that in us, any more than sun betwixt rain. One and the for it one still more stupendous ; and though we may implied by our simile, innocent, kindly, we dare to same sympathy with all things, fetches it out. not be able to compete with either of these pheno- add, instructive and elevating. Nor shall the gravest But to all but the famished we should say, with the Irena, and, indeed, are prepared to be content with aspects of it be wanting. As the sunshine floods the noble text, “Man does not live by bread alone.” “A a sale of reasonable enormity, yet there still remain sky and the ocean, and yet nurses the baby buds of the man,” says Bacon, in words not unworthy to go by the gaps in the supplies of public intellect, which its roses on the wall, so we would fain open the largest side of the others, “is but what he knoweth.” "I consumers would willingly see filled up ; and one of and the very least sources of pleasure, the noblest that think” said Descartes ; "therefore I am.” A man these we propose to accommodate. It may briefly be expands above us into the heavens, and the most fa- has no proof of his existence but in his consciousness of described as consisting in a want of something more miliar that catches our glance in the bomestead. We it, and the return of that consciousness after sleep. connected with the ornamental part of utility,—with the would break open the surfaces of babit and indifference, He is therefore, in amount of existence, only so much as art of extracting pleasurable ideas from the commonest of objects that are supposed to contain nothing but his consciousness, his thoughts, and his feelings amount objects, and the participations of a scholarly experience. In so much brute matter or common place utility, and show

to. The more he knows, the more he exists; and the the metropolis there are thousands of improving and what treasures they conceal. Man has not yet learnt pleasanter his knowledge, the happier his existence. enquiring minds, capable of all the elegancies of intel- to enjoy the world he lives in ; no, not the hundred- One man, in this sense of things, and it is a sense lectual enjoyment, wbo, for want of educations worthy thousand-millionth part of it; and we would fain help proved beyond doubt, (except with those merry philosoof them, are deprived of a world of pleasures, in which him to render it productive of still greater joy, and to phers of antiquity who doubted their very consciousthey might bave instructed others. We hope to be delight or comfort bimself in his task as he proceeds. ness, nay, doubted doubt itself), is infinitely little comread by these. In every country town there is always We would make adversity hopeful, prosperity sympa. pared with another man. If we could see his mind, we a koot of spirits of this kind, generally young men, thetic, all kinder, richer, and happier. And we have should see a pigmy; and it would be stuck perhaps into who are known, above others, for their love of books, some right to assist in the endeavour, for there is a pint of beer, or a scent-bottle, or a bottle of wine ; as for the liberality of their sentiments, and their desire scarcely a single joy or sorrow within the experience of the monkey stuck Gulliver into the marrow-bone. Another to be acquainted with all that is going forward in con- our fellow-creatures, which we have not tasted ; and man's mind would shew larger ; another larger still; nection with the graces of poetry and the fine arts. We the belief in the good and beautiful has never forsaken till at length we should see minds of all shapes and hope to have these for our readers. Finally, almost us. It has been medicine to us in sickness, riches in sizes, from a miscroscopic body to that of a giant or every village has its cottagers of a similar tendency, poverty, and the best part of all that ever delighted us a derni-god, or a spirit that filled the visible world. wbo, notwithstanding their inferior opportunities, have in health and success.

Milton's would be like that of his own archangel. “ His caught from stray pieces of poetry and fiction, a sense There is not a man living perhaps in the present stature reached the sky.” Shakspeare's would stretch of what their nature requires, in order to elevate its state of society, -certainly not among those who have a

from the midst of us into the regions of “airy Gothing," enjorments or to console its struggles; and we trust we surfeit of goods, any more than those who want a suffici

and bring us new creatures of his own making. Bacon's shall become the friends of these. In a word, (withoui ency,--that has not some pain which he would diminish,

would be lost into the next ages. Many a “great meaning to disparage our excellent contemporaries, and some pleasure, or capability of it, that he would in- man's” would become invisible ; and many a little whose plans are of another sort, and have been most

We would say to him, let him be sure he can

one suddenly astonish us with the overshadowing of his triumphantly borne out by success), as the Edinburgh diminish that pain and increase that pleasure. He will greatness, Journal gives the world the benefit of its knowledge of ind out the secret, by knowing more, and by knowing

Men sometimes, by the magic of their knowledge, business, and the Penny Magazine that of its authorities that there is more to love. “ Pleasures lie about our partake of a great many things which they do not posand its pictures, so the London Journul proposes to fur- feet.” We would extract some for the unthinking rich man sess : others possess much which is lost upon them. It Dish ingenuous minds of all classes, with such helps as out of his very carpet, (though he thinks he has already is recorded of an exquisite, in one of the admirable it

possesses towards a share in the pleasures of taste got as much as it can yield); and for the unthinking exhibitions of Mr. Matthews, that being told, with a grave and scholarship. For, to leave no class unspecified, it or unhoping poor one, out of his bare floor.

face, of a mine of silver which had been discovered in is not without the hope of obtaining the good will of Can you put a loaf on my table?" the poor man may

one of the London suburbs, he exclaimed, in his jargon, the highest of the well-educated, who love the very ask. No. but we can shew him how to get it in the

• A mine of sil-van! Good Gaud! You dont tell me so ! talk on such subjects, as they do that of a loving friend, best manner, and comfort him while he is getting it.

A mine of sil-vau! Good Gaud! I've often seen the apart from any want of his information, and who have If he can get it not at all, we do not profess to bare little boys playing about, but I had no idea that there been rendered too wise by their knowledge not to wish even the right of being listened to by him. We can

was a niine of sil-vau." ; well to speculations wbich tend to do justice to all men, only do what we can, as his fellow.creatures, and by This gentleman, whom we are to understand as reand to accompany the “March of Intellect” with the other means, towards hastening the termination of so peating these words out of pure ignorance and absurmusic of kind thoughts. frightful an exception to the common lot.

dity, and not from any power to receive information, It is proposed, as the general plan of the Journal, but “Can you rid me of my gout, or my disrelish of all would be in possession, while he was expressing his not without the power of change or modification, as things ?" the rich man may ask. No: nor perhaps astonishment at a thing unheard of and ridiculous, of a circumstances may suggest, that it should consist of even diminish it, unless you are a very daring or a very

hundred real things round about him, of which he knew One Original Paper or Essay every week, from the pen sensible man ; and if you are very rich indeed, and old, nothing. Shakspeare speaks of a man who was “inof the Editor ; of matter combining entertainment with neither of these predicaments is very likely. Yet we

capable of his own distress ;" that is to say, who had information, selected by bim in the course of his read

We are inextinguishable friends of en

not the feelings of other men, and was insensible to ing, both old and new; of a weekly Abstract of some deavour.

what would have distressed every body else. This popular or otherwise interesting book, the spirit of If you had the gout, however, and were Lord Holland, dandy would be incapable of his own wealth, of his own which will be given entire, after the fashion of the ex- you would smile and say, “ Talk on.” You would furniture, of his own health, friends, books, gardens; cellent abridgments in Johnstone's Elinburgh Magusine; suspend the book, or the pen, or the kindly thought you

nay, of his very hat and coat, except inasmuch as they and, lastly, of a brief current notice of the Existing were engaged in, and indulgently wait to see what contributed to give him one single idea; to wit, that of State of Poetry, Painting, and Music, and a general recipes or amusing fancies we could add to your stock. * Impransus. It might mean simply, that he had not dined ;

but there is too much reason to believe otherwise. And yet how sprinkle rof Notes, Verses, Miscellaneous Paragraphs, Nay, if you

a kind of start Dr. Johnson, who much good and entertainment did not the very necessities of and other belps to pleasant and companionable perusal.

such a man help to produce us! wrote a letter one day to the editor of the magazine to

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crease.

would try.

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