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Education of the mind, letter on, 49—Mercantile, 238, Gerard, Mr. the painter poet, poetical letter to, by S.T. 312

246, 258.

-Interesting account of, 324, 329—Verses by, 329, 352. Ladies' Charity, of Liverpool, 200.
Education, Bell and Lancaster, respective merits of, 340, German student, 83—Pronunciation, 431.
340, 348, 359, 368, 375, 375, 384, 392, 392, 400, 400, Ghost story, by Madame Genlis, 415.

Lancashire, manners of the people of, 395.
408, 423-English and Scotch, 391.
Generva, portrait of, 28-Ginger beer, recipe for, 28.

Lancaster and Bell systems, 340-sce Education.
Education-see also Humiltonian.
Girl, a, weeping and smiling at the same time, 108.

Landlord and tenant, law of, 175, 196.
Education of the people, 270,
Glacier, solution of a, 66.

Languages, learned, 220-sce Learned and Quotations.
Edward the Black Prince, autograph of, 189.
Gloire militaire, 216–Translated, 233, 244.

Lapsus linguæ, whimsical, 31.
Eel, habits of the, 207.-Eggs, preserving, 6.
Glove, the, from Schiller, 233, 296.

Larder, economy of the, 71-Latin Grammars, 184.
Electrical telegraph, 133.

Latin verses, by a Westminster scholar, 233— And trans
Elephant bones, remains of, 325—see Earth, Geolgy, and Grammatical queries, controversy, 67, 76, 82, 92, 92, 92, Laughter, essay on, 235-Laurel, native oil of, 147.
Golden age, verses, 285–Good-bye, lines so called, 140.

lations, 240, 248, 260, 268.

103, 104, 109, 119, 120, 195, 324, 348.
Emerson, life of, 129, 138.
Grasso, 11, the cabinet-maker, original translation, 397,402. Law suit, pride and pleasure of a, 19—Ancient, 79.

Law, nice point of, 287.
Emperor, proclamation by a (verses) 115.

Gratitude, lines on, 240.
Enigmas--see Vive la Bagatelle.
Grease, spots of, to remove, 343.

Lawrence, River St. most wonderful escape down the fall
England, lines to a person leaving, 372.
Green colour for walls, 358.

of, 330.
Epigrams, 52, 60, 80, 160, 216, 248, 276, 284, 312, 320, Grief, for the loss of relatives, impropriety of, 255.

Lawyers wearing black, origin of, 358, 439.
372, 404-Editorial remarks on, 160, 168, 396. Gymnasia, original collection of active feats, with engrax- Lean poet, epigram on a, 284.

Lawyers' wigs, epigram on,

Epilepsy, alleged cure for, 428.

'ings, 8, 16, 24, 29, 40, 48, 53, 76, 84, 88, 92, 96, 108, Learned quotations, letters on, 96, 123, 134, 139, 166, 166,
Escape, most extraordinary, in a fog, 311-Down the falls 127, 132, 144, 168, 173, 180, 201, 220, 332, 336, 360,
of the St. Lawrence, 330.
363, 382.

171, 178, 184, 195, 206, 207, 249.
Essay and Oration, paper on, 255.
Gymnastic performances, wonderful, at the Circus, 332, Lectures, public, property in, 286.

Learning, remarks on, 185–Leather liquid, 379.
Esteban, Don, memoirs of, a Spaniard, 365,

Etna, Mount, eruption of, 265, 273.

Leg (putting out) pun on, 211--Loss of, whimsical re.
Euler, the mathematician, memoir of, 394.


marks on the, 215.
* Even, how sweet," &c. (verses) 260.
Hackney coachman, from the French, 370.

Leghorn, description of, 121, 129.
Exchange of coats, whimsical adventure, 211.
Hams, German method of curing, 99, 247.

Letter, rhyming, to the editor, 72.?
Exercise and employment, 350.
Hamiltonian system attacked, burlesqued, and defended, Libraries recommended for the Liverpool Infirmary, 244.

Leven Water, ode to, 345-Libels, legal, 171.
Exciseman outwitted, 223.

16, 23, 32, 48, 55, 55, 75, 83, 92, 108, 234, 244, 266, Life, retrospect of, an original essay, by 2, 78-Reflections
Egypt, manufactures and institutions of, 391.

290, 308.
Hancox, the late Mr. Joseph, of Liverpool, biographical Life-boat, how to form a, from a common boat, 405.

on, 79–Verses on, by G, 398.

sketch of, 15.
Family, numerous, 189.-Fanaticism, 67.
Hanover, inundations in, 302.—Happiness, lines on, 353. Lions, interesting anecdotes of, 107.

Lifting at Easter, 340.
Farewell, Farewell, to a distant land," 216.

Haunted Chamber, the, (verses) 12.
“ Fare thee well,” (stanzas) by G. 188.
Heaven (verses) by G. 248.

literary dinner. 115–Literary German lady, 365.
Fashions, Ladies'-see first number in each month. Health, mode of preserving, 335.

Literary squabbles, 109, 119, 194-Plagiarist, see Plagi-
Father's lament orer the body of his infant son, 60. Healths drinking, on the custom of, 206, 222.

arist-Literature, English, 43, 108, 194, 255, 437.
Fauntleroy, Mr. letter respecting the case of, 183–Me- Henry VIII. answer received by, on offering marriage, 337. Liverpool and the neighbourhood, notices of, 38, 287–

LIVER, the (notices of Liverpool)- see Liverpool.
moir of, with a portrait, 202.

Herculaneum, modern discoveries in, 255.
Feeling, inan of, query as to the author of, 136.
Hermite en Italie-see Translation.

Liverpool Apprentices' and Mechanics' Library, Mr.

Walker's lecture to the readers of, 176; Notices of,
Fernandez's, Mr. Spanish gramınar, critiques on, 194. Heroisin, female, 135.
Fidelity, lines on, 224.
Heywood, B. A., address of at opening of the Manchester

258 ; Annual report of, 294 ; Lectures recommended
Filtering machines, with an engraving, 6.
Mechanics' Institute, 346, 410.

for, 332-Liverpool Cemetery, with an engraving, 333,
FINE ARTS, 86, 102, 106, 109, 119, 127.
Hippopotamus, 349.—Hoarseness, syrup for, 295.

see Burying-places-Liverpool exhibition of pictures, 86,
Pire, best mode of lighting a, 391–Produced from water Hobbes, the celebrated Thomas, description of, 439.

102, 106, 109, 119, 127-Liverpool Mechanics’ Institute,

or School of Arts, recommended, 253, 396, 400, 400, 408,
and ice, 288.

“ Home, sweet home," (song) lines on hearing, 80.
Pires, hints for extinguishing, 272, 291.
Honour, point of, in an affair of love, 58.

413 ; Established, and address of Dr. Traill at the pub.
Fish, table of, when in and out of season, 247.
Hope, sonnet by G. on, 88.

lic meeting, 430; Speeches of the Rev. Mr. Wilson and
Fish frozen, and brought to life again, 15.
Horns of stags, found under Wallasey Pool, 80.

of Mr. Egerton Smith, at, 438–Liverpool in 1855, an.
Fish, tame, &c. most interesting account of, 75.
Horse of a miser, recipe to cure, 231.

ticipations of a correspondent, 299, 299, 368-Liverpool
Fitzgerald, Lord Edward, 199.
Hot day, whimsical lines on, 81.

Royal Humane Society, 432.
Florence, account of, 77, 105.-Flowers at Christmas, 47. HOUSEWIFE, THE, a collection of receipts, &c. 6, 11, Lock of hair, lines on a, 304.

Loch Lomond, excursion to, 318, 331_Critique on, 344.
Foe, Daniel de, letter respecting, 263—Grand-daughter 28, 35, 47, 67, 71, 79, 99, 135, 147, 166, 192, 200, 247, Longevity, instances of, 286, 358-Lotteries, letter on, 376.
of, 287.

259, 267, 283, 295, 335, 343, 358, 363, 428.
Fog, extraordinary escape in a, 311.
Hulks, description of the, 247.

Lottery, matrimonial, 135.
Food and physic, 267.--Food, human, hints respecting, 67. Hydrophobia, editorial article on, 62, and letters, &c. Love at first sight, 47-Sonnet on, 72-Disappointed, 88

--Disinterested, 91-Verses on, by G. 125_Until death,
Foreigners, blunders of, 47.

respecting, 63, 68.
Forest, subterraneous, in Scotland, 189.
Hymn, " Bow'd down," 224.

156-Hopeless, 168-A sonnet, by G. 284.

Lover's Dream, by G. 72.
“ Forget, oh! when," &c. by G. 209.

“ Forget me not" (verses) 268.

Lyra, the infant, a musical prodigy, 8, 338.-Lines to, 20,

Fortune-hunter, from the German, 154, 161, 170.
James's Park, St. in former days, 102.

Forty years since, 50.

Jeffrey, Mr. speech of, respecting Watt's monument, 34.
Fossil man, pretended, 133.--Fossil animalsee Bones.

M. Miss, lines to, by W. J. D. 328.
Jenkins, Henry, of Ellerton, memoir of, 383.
Fowls, Albanian, mode of killing, 189.

M'Culloch, Mr. lectures of ---sée Investigator, and Na-
Imagination, power of, 403-see Superstition and Ghost.
Fragment, by G. 372.

tional Wealth,
Immalee, by G. 352, 364.
Franklin, Captain, overland despatch of, 315-see Voyage.

Madman, shrewd remark of a, 31-Verses by, 188.
Freischutz, Der, 236—Burlesque verses on, 249—Plot of, Imprisonment of debtors, absurdity of, 371.

Magnetic (Thermo.) experiment, with a figure, 27.
Imprisonment, unintentional, 287.

Malediction, tremendous, 182,
Improvement of the mind, letter on the, 49.
French song, original translation of a, 125.

Man of all work, 354.
Indigestion, precautions against, 6, 203.
French translations--sec Translations.

Manchester Mechanics’ Institute, Mr. Heywood's address
French verses and translations, 125, 140, 148, 216, 233, Infant sleeping, Mrs. Robinson's verses to, 412.
Infirmary, Liverpool, annual report of, 86.

at the opening of, 346, 400.
240, 248.

Manchester ship canal humbug, 272, 276, 276, 276, 279,
Inundations in Hanover, 302.
Friction---sce Mechanical Paradox, and Roberts.
Inventions, singular, 192-see Patents and Scientific.

279, 279, 284, 284, 296, 353.
Friday, Good, 858.-Friend, lines to a, 140,
Jones, Paul, letter of, 286.

Maniac (verses) by G. 164.
Friendships, early, 110-Lines on, by G. 296.

Manuscripts, ancient classical, found, 192.
Journal, interesting-sce Pepus.--Irons in the fire, 439.
Fuzeli, the late Mr. notice of, 374.
Iron-trade, letter to Joseph Hume, on, 353.

Marine Humane Society, of Liverpool, 8.

Marriage, Voltaire's remarks on, 299-Epigram on, 372.
Irving, the Rev. Mr. letter respecting, 211.

Married lady, lines to a, 188.
Islands newly discovered, 274.
Gardens of Boboli and Cascine, 113.

Junius' Letters, the real author of, at length detected,

437. Mary, lines to, by G. 268- Mary's Grave, by G. 276.

Mary, death of, by Charles Wolfe, 216.
Garrick and Lord Orrery, good anecdote of, 89.

INVESTIGATOR, new department of the Kaleidoscope: Mastodontes, extinct animals, 311.
Gaming-houses in Paris, 322.

including Political Economy, &c. 292, 294, 326, 339. Matrimonial partnership dissolved, 439.
Gas, nitrous oxide, respiration of see Smith, Egerton,

346, 353, 364, 372, 390, 406.
Ictter of:

Mathews. Charles, biographical sketch of, 234, 354.
Ivy, the, by Mrs. Hemans, 436.

Matthew's church, Manchester, view of, 342.
Gás vacuurt machine-see Brown.
Gas, Sir W. Congreve contracts to light various towns on


Maturin, the late Rev. Mr. lines of G. to, 180- Biographi.
the Continent with, 287.

cal sketch of the life of, 182, 216_Letter respecting, 204.
Gases, pump for compressing, 83.

Kaleidoscope, address of Editor, on concluding the fifth Mauvaise honte, 198.
Genealogists, puzzle for, 379.

volume, 133-G.'s valedictory verses to, 428.

May, Dr. Darwin's lies on, 404.
Genius, extraordinary, for painting, 31-Definition of, 371. Kean, Mr. notices of, 152, 152. Severe criticism upon, 140. Meat, eygs, butter, &c. how to choose, 11.
Gentleman, chnacter of a, 176.
Kemble, John, humorous anecdote of, $19.

Mechanical paradox respecting locomotive machines, 214,
GEOLOGY, 192, 235–Original translation of a French Kindred feeling (verses) 12.-Kissing, epigram on, 312. 224, 250, 275, 275, 275, 287, 287, 297, 298, 313-And
work on-C6 Earth.

Kitchen drawer, whimsical catalogueof things found in, 148. editorial objections to, 215, 263, 270.

lechanies' Institute-see Liverpool, and Manchester. Parasols, new species of, 286.

Rush-bearings and country wakes, 324, 328.
Mesin, Captain, and Lord Byron, 262, 267, 278_see Park, Mungo, reports concerning, 429, 432.

Ryley, Mr. takes benefit at the Theatre, 280.
Parry, Captain, and overland despatch, 315-se Voyage.

Nenai bridge, 387–Prophecy about, 432.

Patents, new--- see generally the first week of each month.
Mecantile education and principles, 238, 246, 258. Paul in a strait, 96.

Sackville, Lord Viscount, the real Junius, 437.
Metals, precious, quantity of, 67–Duties on, 315. Peasant's daughter, lines on, 209.

Sadler, Mr. ascent of, from Dublin, 46-His dreadful
Meteorological weekly tables, commenced in March, and Pedestrianism, 286, 286.

death, and narrative of his life, 116.
carried through the volume.
Peg too low, origin of the phrase, 353.

Safety-lamp, 14.
Microscopic discoveries, 21.

Pepys, Samuel, Esq. F.R.S. interesting journal of, 433. Satire, remarks on, 305.
Militia return in doggerels, 168.
Permutation, the law of, 211.

Saturday's Liverpool paper, letter to the editor of, 160.
Mines in South America, 286-In Poland, 405.
Persia, atmosphere of, 67.

Scanzano, description of, 169, 177.
Miser, dead, epigram on a, 372.
Petrarch, sonnet from the Italian of, 60.

Screw, new, 288.
Monster, buman, 434.

Philharmonic Society in Liverpool recommended, 278. Ships, extraordinary in former days, 167.
Montbs, names of the explained, 251.
Philosophy versus theology, 287.

Ship, immense, for wood, 6,000 tons freight, 96.!
Moan, inhabitants of the, 79.
Phrenology, letter on, 127-Remarks on, 181.

Shipwreck, plans of rafts, &c. for preserving lives from,
Moore, Anacreon, charge of plagiarism brought against, Ficture-dealer-sce Connoisseur.

with engravings, 37, 45, 54.
and editor's defence of, 111, 223-Anacreontic song by, Pictures, price of some, 67.

Scientific information, 6, 13, 21, 27, 37, 46, 48, 51, 75,
Pigs, dancing, 337.

81, 83, 97, 133, 173, 185, 189, 192, 214, 223, 235, 236,
Moore's Melodies, selection from, 173.
Pindar, paraphrase on, 88.

250, 263, 287, 288, 382, 399, 428_see Geology and
More, Sir Thomas, head of, discovered, 7.
Pirate chief, generous act of a, 427.

Earth, also Patents.
Morris dancers, &e. 377.
Pisa, account of, 1, 8,

Scotch novels, doggerels on the, 364.
Mourning in the Sandwich Islands, 31.

Plagiarism, editorial remarks on, 360_Verses on, 396-Scott, Sir Walter's last novel, 19, and the Scotch novels,
Mommy, Egyptian, 288.
see Moore, Anacreon.

Murder, extraordinary, 353.
Pluralist and favourite, 419.

Sea, sinking bottles in the, 48.
Murderer, extraordinary, 434.
POETRY-see each number.

Seal, domesticated, 201.
Murdered maid, bv G. 344.
Poetry, genius of, by G. 312.

Security, personal, 231.
Music, siz, by Salvator Rosa, 5-Esquimaux, specimens Poison, pump for extracting, from the stomach, 97. Segars, enormous in China, 211.
of, 16, 21– My boat is on the shore,” 35-Waltz, by Poisoning, good theatrical anecdote respecting, 319. Serpents in the Tower, 100.
J. Walker, 61–Answer to Fair Allen, 98-Echo Poisons, antidote to, 558.

Shakspeare, original edition of the works of, discovered,
Waltz, from Der Freischutz, 118" Reviens à moi !" Pneumatic engine, 64.

254, 260.
124-Air, by Rousseau, 133-Bohemian Air, 141- Polar seas, remarks upon, 51-see Voyage, and Richard. Sheathing ships' bottoms, 64.
150th Psalm, 156_Waltz, from Der Freischutz, 165 son, and Franklin and Party.

Sickness, a sonnet by G. 320.
March, from Der Freischutz, 172-Waltz, by Wilms, Polish, German, for furniture, 295.

Sick-room, verses by G. 404.
of Berlin, 180—Round. by Ferrare, 188-Christmas Political economy, 100, 207.

Sienna, description of, 145.
Carols, 208-Lima National Air, 217-Market Qua Pompeii, modern discoveries in, 255, 371.

Silent woman, 311.
drille, 232-Original Waltz, 241--Original March, 253 Pope, Mr. on shipping, navigation, and commerce, 372. Simnel, verses on, 420.
-Mr. Webb's Prize Catch, 269–** Thc kiss, dear Population and wages, 328.

Sleep, the bliss of (poetry) 20.
maid," original song, 277-Air, by Beethoven, 289— Posse comitatus, whimsical mistake respecting, 215. Smith, a very common name, 190.
Coda, to ditto, 297—Original Quadrilles, 313, 329. 337 Presence of mind, extraordinary, 102.

Smith, Egerton, letter of, describing the effects of the
-Finland Peasant's Song, 345—The Snowdrops, 366— Prices, four brothers so called, remark on, 215.

nitrous oxide gas upon himself, 128_Extracts from his
Gipsy Dance, by Weber, 373—Burns's Song, 381– Primrose, lines on the appearance of the, by G., 156.

pamphlet on preservation from shipwreck, &c. 405-
Sang. "O'er the heart of Childe Harold, 390—The Prize-fighting, 140_Law respecting, 371, 380.

Speech of, at the meeting to establish the Liverpool
Primrose, 398—A Round, "Poor Johnny is dead," 405 Procrastination from the German, 121.

School of Arts, 438.
-Italian Trio, 414-Ecossaise movement, 421—Song, Profession, choice of, 113.

Smoke-hood, Roberts's, 358.
from Rothelan, 435.
Promises of a courtier, 287.

Snow.drops, verses by G, 304.
Music, adaptation of, to the sentiment, editorial remarks Pronunciation, vicious, 439.

Sofa, The, see Vive la Bagatelle.
on, 156–Church or psalmody, 127, 156.
Psalmondy, letter on, 127, 156.

Song, 132.-"Oh, take no heed of Mary's Eye," 304.
Musical department of the Kaleidoscope, editorial remarks Pugilism-see Prize-fighting.

Sonnet by G. 380-By T. H. S. 248.
on, 172.
Pulpits, two, in America, 199.

Southport, alias North Meols, lines on, 52.
Musical query, and replies, 241–And criticism, 264, 264, Puns, 15, 66, 79, 80, 189, 190, 211, 215, 337, 431. Spaniard, memoirs of a—see Esteban.
278, 291, 300, 359.
Punishment, capital-see Death.

Spanish language, grammar, and literature, observations
Musical prodigiessee Lyra, and Randles.

Putnam, Mr., lines addressed to, 96–His recitations, 103. on, 149, 167, 195, 242, 313, 416, 418, 431.
Music said to have been heard before death, 54.
Puzzles, &c.-see Vive la Bagatelle.

Spider, American, 189.
Mustard seed, white, alleged efficacy of, 81.


Spinning machines, improvements in, 64.
Quill, piece of wood found in, 31.

Sports-see Rural and Rush-bearings.
Name, effect of, 123.
Quotations, learned-see Learned.

Spring, Latin lines on, and translation, 248, 260.

Stag's horns found in Wallasey Pool, 81.
Naples, King of, singular whims of, 15.


Stanhope, Lady Hester, interesting memoir of, 29, 203,
Napoleon and the Bourbons, 66–And the ants, 365– Rafts-see Shipwreck.

Stan zas by G., 60.
Anecdote of, 389.
" Rail-roads, or not Rail-roads" (a parody) 320.

Star, revolving, 288.
Narrative, wonderful and interesting.-sce Lawrence, Rail ways and Mechanical Paradox, 214, 215, 224, 250, Steam-boat, dinner in the, humorous paper on, 90.
River, St.

263, 270, 292_Editorial objections to, 215_Greaves's Steam-boats, &c. progress of, 201.
National wealth, Mr. M‘Culloch's lecture on, 406.
report on rail-roads, 225.

Steam-engines, &c. alleged improvements in, 14, 14-
NATURAL HISTORY, GEOLOGY, &c. original transla. Ramsbottom, Dorothea, laughable letter from, respecting Washing by, 15.
tion of the whole of a new French work on-see Earth.
the fine arts, 254.

Steam-navigation to India, 13, 22.
Natural history, 75, 100, 107, 168, 176, 184, 185, 189, Randles, Miss, Cambrian prodigy, memoir of, 338. Stolen property, negociations for the recovery of, 286.
207, 223, 291, 426—see Scientific, Geology, and Earth. Ranks and dignities, book of, 87.

Stomach, cure for a pain in the, 358.
VATURALIST'S DIARY-see first or second Tuesday in Razor, mode of sharpening, 67.

Stone, gravel, &c. alleged cure for the, 428.
every month since Christmas.

Redgauntlet, critique on, 3, 11, 19-Extract from, 19. Stove, compendium, 288.
favigation, commerce, &c. Mr. Pope's paper on, 372.

Reformation, Protestant, letters, &c. on, 282, 306, 310. Strength and activity, wonderful, of a man at the circus,
avy, average mortality in the, 286.
Relic, verses by G. styled, 132.

332—see Gymnasia.
legro intellect, 433.
Religious sects, enumeration of, 64.

Stuarts, the, remnant of, 67.
forth American Review, 204.
Reply, singular, of a child, 439.

Sublime oratory, 54, 103-Writing, 196, 196.
Forth Briton's Society, of Liverpool, address of the Rev. Republic, small, 67.

Sublime, touch of the, 424.
Respiration of nitrous oxidesee Smith, Egerton, letter of. Sun, on the setting of (verses) 364.
Torthern expedition, 174–see Voyages.

Resurrection-men and plagiarists compared, 396. Sunrise, as seen from the Pyrenees, 239.
lot shell, a German story, original translation from the Retaliation, letter on, 426.

Sunset on the Mersey (verses) 296.
Geruan, 59, and the succeeding numbers.
Retreat, the, 436.

Superstitious customs, 320, 332, 340, 378, 403—see Sutiee.
Rhinoceros, account of the, 349.

Surgical operations and suspended animation-sce Ani.
Ricardo, Mr. on foreign commerce, 100.

pie, Mrs. and her Fudge family, 388.
Richardson, Dr. and the artic travellers, 436.

Suttee, or burning a widow, 95.
tation and essay, 255.
Riego, Madame, on the death of, 216.

Sweetmeats, copper in, test of, 47.
mitbology, 286.
Rings, change of, in love of friendship, 189.

Swimming school-see Floating Bath.
rthography, whimsical, 31, 31, 39, 66.
Rising early, advantages of, 311.

Swiss horn, 135.
urang Outang, singular species of, 427.
Roads, right of-sce Thoroughfares.

Roberts, Mr. experiment of, on friction, 298.

Tales of a Traveller, by Washington Irving, 83, 93, 110,
Roberts's smoke-hood, 358.

ilmotherium-sec Animals extinct.
Rolls, Mrs. Henry, philanthropic verses by, 353.

Tallow, substitute for, 192.
Roman Lady, toilet of, 103.

Taste, essay on, by Q., 74.
asrama of Algiers, 308.
Roses, otto or attar of, 99.

Tea, how to detect copper in, 193.
norama, circular, of Naples, 440.
Rob Roy, notice or him, 43.

Tea shrub of Louisiana, 343.
wz, Di. funeral of, 328.
Rural amusements of England, 378, 388.

Teeth on edge, query respecting, 316.


Mr. Philip to, 198.

Telegraph, electrical, 138.
Translation, Il Grasso, the cabinet-maker, 397.

Walnuts recommended as medicine, 147.
“ Tell me not of jocund spring," by G., 336.

Translations, original, paper on, 227, 231, 239, 250. Warning, giving, to a wife, 253.
Temperance recommended, 343.
Travelling six thousand miles for a guinea, 211.

Water, glass of, how to invert, without spilling, 287.
Ten, Council of, dramatic critiques by see Theatrical. Travelling, ancient and modern, 90.

Waters of the ocean, on the mass of, 385, 393.
Text, singular and appropriate, 79.
Tree, immense American, 358.

Watt, the late Mr. speech of Mr. Jeffrey, respecting, 34.
That, may occur eight times in uninterrupted succession, Trees, how to make names grow upon, 79—Subterrene, Wayte, Thomas, Esq. biographical notice of, 347, 351.
189-Remarks upon planting, 189.

Whale, enormous, stranded, 388, 395, 401.
Thermo-micrometers, with engraving, 46, 51.
Trials, ludicrous, 91.

Whale found in a moss in Scotland, 189.
Theatre, Liverpool, notices of, 4, 12, 20, 29, 40, 44, 53, Truth, by G. 328.

Whalebones (burlesque lines) 200.
58, 65, 65, 68, 73, 81, 83, 101, 125, 128, 136, 143, 152, Tuscany, festivals of, 57.

Wealth, national, Mr. M'Culloch's lecture on, 406.
193, 212, 280, 404, 413, 424, 424, 440.
“ 'Twas but a moment" (verses) 428.

Wealthy commoners in England, 287.
Theatrical notices, 223.
Twist, Dr. Timothíy, letter from, 24.

Webbe, Mr. prize Catch, by, 269.
Theodric, by Mr. Campbell, 327.
Typographical punning, 80.

Week, explanation of the days of the, 250.
Thoroughfares, or right of road, 39.

Weights and measures, alterations in, 63, 163, 821-Ori-
“ Thou art lost unto me," &c. (verses) 428.


ginal letters respecting, 190, 191.
Though tears may dim, 336.
Thrush, lines to a, by G., 420.
Vacuum, pneumatic, engine, 64.

Wet feet, precautions against, 343.

White, Henry Kirke, lines by, 380.
Valentine of a sailor, 284.
Tick and Sheridan, 837.

Wife, right of, to a dower, 287–How to choose a, 428.
Time, voice of, by G., 44—Sonnet on, by G., 80-Epi- Vapour bathing recommended for the poor, 384, 384-see Wilson, the Rev. Mr. speech of, at the meeting to establish
Vandenhoff, Mr. remarks on, 128, 223.

Will, curious, 107.
gram on the loss of, 80.
Tippling females, or sham poison, 364.


the Liverpool Mechanics’ Institute, 438.
Toads, or frogs, in solid rock, 100, 176, 184, 291.
Vegetable phenomenon, 67, 152, 192, 192.

Wine, compound, 35~And Bark, versified, 352— Pars-
Vermin, destruction of, 47.
Tom (blind) curious biography of, 374.

nip, 363.
Verona, journey to, 17.
Tooth-ache, recipes for, 147, 335, 371.

Winds, lines by G. on, 52.
Vesuvius, eruption of, 273.
Touchard's coffee-house, 350.
Viginti and Nonaginta,conversation in verse) between, 38. Wolves harnessed to a carriage, 439.

Winter cautions, 231—see Latin verscS.
Townshend's sonnet, lines after reading, 4.
Trade-see Iron.
Virtue, lines to, 200.

Woman, the essentials in a, 54.
Traill, Dr., address of, at the opening of the Liverpool VIVE

LA BAGATELLE-Solution of conundrums, puzzles, Wood, subterraneous, in Scotland, 189.

enigmas, &c. 7, 14, 24, 33, 40, 220, 228, 232, 244, 256, Worcester, Marquis of, Century of Inventions, a reprint
School of Arts, 430.
Translation, original, of an entire French work on geor Volcanoes, 265, 273.

264, 272, 277, 289— see also Gymnasia.

of the whole, beginning at page 21, and continued each
logy, natural history, &c.—asce Earth.-Whimsical, 67 Voyages of discovery, 174, 274, 315, 399, 405, 436–see Worms, cure for, 335.

-sce French versessee Latin.

Parry and Franklin.
Translations expressly for the Kaleidoscope from L'Her.

Year, dying, by G. 216_Retrospect of the last, 285.
mite en Italie, 1, 8, 17, 25, 41, 57, 69, 77, 105, 113,

York Assize week (verses) 353.

121, 129, 145, 153, 161, 169, 177_From the German,

Zinc plates for engraving, 235.
18, 26, 33, 42, 50, 58, 70, 121, 135, 154, 161, 170, 288, Wages and population, 328.

Zodiacal signs-sce Astronomical Signs.

Wakes, country, and rush-bearings, 824, 328.

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PRICE 31. Men and Manners. ancient, and is supposed to have been founded by a Greek | tude for a prince, who had, as they said, withdrawn them

colony. The founders came from a city of Greece, of the from the tyrannical dominion of the Florentines. “We name of Pisa, built on the shores of the river Alpheus, in owe to the French," said they, “our liberty, which is Elis, a province of Peloponesus.

dearer to us than life, and we are determined never to be Virgil says, speaking of Pisa, verses 179 and 180 of the separated from that generous people. Our town formerly ARRIVAL AT PISA. tenth book of the Æneid :

constituted a part of the Duchy of Milan ; we therefore WN L'ERMITE EN ITALIE, THE LATEST WORK OF MR. JOUY. “ Hos parere jubent Alpheæ ab origine Pisa,

belong to France. Let the king deign to receive us [Translated ez pressly for the Kaleidoscope.] Urbs Etrusca solo. . Sequitur pulcherimus Astur."

among the number of his subjects, and we will willingly

submit to the conditions he shall impose, however severe Pisa is situated in a vast, richly cultivated, and popu. they may be ; but let him not abandon us to pitiless I et out on horseback from Spezzia, accompanied by a lous plain. The marshes which once infected the purity wolves, to inexorable tyrants; to the Florentines, our imuide, and we soon arrived at Lerici, the ancient Erix, of the air, have been drained, and its climate is now

Portus Erici of Ptolemy. This town, situated at the esteemed one of the finest in Italy, the extremes both of placable enemies. If we cannot obtain this favour, let Hot of a range of rocks, is excluded from every view heat and cold being less frequent than at Florence. him at least grant us an asylum in his kingom, since we Ecept that of the sea. Its gulf is separated by a narrow Snow never falls there, and the frost does not continue prefer exile and poverty to the horrors of servitude which

would await us in our own country.” ees of land from that of Spezzia. Towards sunset, we above eight days in the year. It is usual, in the months

Whilst the captains, affected by this appeal, were eneached Sarzana, situated on the frontiers of Tuscany of December and January, to dine with the windows open, and the territory of Genoa, and separated from Lerici by and the mild spring weather begins as early as the month deavouring to persuade the people to submit by promises mountainous country, about five or six leagues in ex- of February. The heats of summer are constantly tem- were thrown open, and five hundred young girls, dressed

to alleviate the severity of their fate, the gates of the hall int. Sarzana, called by the Latins Sarazana, Sergianum, pered by the sea winds.

in white, and with dishevelled hair, entered, conducted by ad Lun Tua, forms a part of the Genoese territory, and

Pisa was, in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, a

two venerable matrons, and throwing themselves at the | eighteen leagues distant from the city of Genoa. It republic no less powerful than that of Genoa. She then feet of the two envoys, conjured them to remember the immerly belonged to the Grand Duke of Tuscany, but made conquests in Africa and the Mediterranean, pos- solomn oath they had taken, on receiving the order of 2 ceded it in the fifteenth century to the Republic of sessed herself of Carthage, and took from the Sarrasins chivalry, to be the defenders of the fair sex, and not to enoa, in exchange for a small hamlet of fishermen's the Balearic Isles, Corsica, and Sardinia. She sustained abandon them to the brutality of their enemies. Arbouits, called Leghorn, a name still retained by the great long wars with the Florentines and Genoese, to whom ville and Mortemar bent their eyes to the ground,

much #0 which now occupies the same site. Sarzana has a she finally owed the destruction of her power.

embar ressed, and attempted to withdraw, but these young all unmteresting appearance, and the houses are of a A village of the name of San Pietro is built upon the girls, surrounding them, dragged them before an image may dusky hue, like those of most of the old towns in land formerly bathed by the waves of the ancient port, of the Virgin, and would not allow them to depart, until aly. The most remarkable buildings are the cathedral w sich fell in o ruin, when fortune and the Mediterranear they had moved them to tears by the earnestness of their nd public palace. Near Lunenza are quarries contain- deserted it. A large loose stone, in the middle of the entreaties. The envoys then returned to their camp, g a sort of marble called by the Latins lapidi lunensi. nave of the parish church, designates the spot, wliere, loaded with presents, and related what they had seen and - is of the purest white, and the grain is exceedingly according to tradition, Saint Peter landed and fastened heard. ne. It is so transparent that it has often been mistaken the anchor of his vessel, when he visited Pisa, one of the It was difficult for an army of French soldiers to attack

Parian marble, the latter being even inferior to it in so- first towns where Christianity was established. The Flo- a people who opposed to them arms like these, but though lity and whiteness. The house of Benedetli, at Sarzana, rentines deprived the inhabitants of Pisa of their liberty the principal officers wished the assault to be deferred until built of this marble.

and government in 1406. Charles the Eighth, at the further orders were received from the king, Beaumont I passed the night at Sarzana, and the next day hired a time of his journey into Italy, assisted them in recovering persisted in his resolution to invest the town. He could riage

, which conveyed me to Pisa, a large and fine city both; but, in 1609, they again lost them; and have, from not, however, prevent a friendly intercourse from being Tuscany.

that time, remained in the power of the Grand Dukes of established between the besiegers and the besieged. All The quay of the Arno is the finest ornament of Pisa, Tuscany.

the French soldiers who presented themselves at the gates, d has even been thought to surpass in beauty the quay In 1500, Lewis the Twelfth, in conformity with his either during the day, or in the night time, were hospitably the Ardo at Florence. It extends in the form of a promise to assist the Florentines in their attempts upon entertained, and often dismissed with wine and meat for sacent from the gate delle Piage to that called del Mare, Pisa, lent then 6,000 good in fantry and a large body of their comrades in the camp. When the attack was comd presents a magnificent coup d'æil from whatever cavalry. Determined to allow the inhabitants of Pisa ng menced, the inhabitants pointed out to them the places int it is surveyed. Palaces and fine houses are erected quarter, the Florentines insisted upon choosing their upon which the cannons of the town were to fire, in order ng this quay, which is also adorned by three bridges general themselves, and demanded of the King of France that they might avoid them. Some assaults were made, ming a communication between the quarters of St. Hugh de Beaumont, as a man whose stern and inflexible but little slaughter was committed. The soldiers by dekry and St. Antony. The scene is enlivened by the character rendered him a fit instrument of their ani. grees abandoned their posts, until the desertion became amen's barks, and boats laden with merchandise, mosity.

so general, that Beaumont was obliged to retire with his tinually crossing each other upon the river, which Having arrived before Pisa, Beaumont sent D'Arbou- army in the night time, leaving the sick and wounded at pties itself into the sea, at the distance of two or three ville and Hector de Mortemar, two of his principal cap- the mercy of the besieged. The inhabitants of Pisa, at

tains, to summon the inhabitants, in the name of the tracted by the groans uttered by the disabled soldiers upon The grass, which is permitted to grow in many of the king, to return to the yoke of their former masters. The seeing their comrades depart from them, came out from be streets, gives to the interior of the town a solitary magistrates received the envoys with great ceremony, and the gates of the city, carrying torches, and removed these | dismal aspect. The population, which once amounted led them to the town-hall. They there shewed them the wretched men into the town, where they bestowed upon more than a hundred and fifty thousand inhabitants, portrait of Charles the Eighth, honourably placed under them every care necessary for the re-establishment of their 19w reduced to sixteen thousand. This town is very a canopy, and surrounded by the emblems of their grati- health. They then permitted them to return to Milan,

„nd furnished them with money for their journey, still !


Zenophon, Tully, Herodotus, Homer, Virgil, Plato, Cato, expressing to them their desire to belong to l'rance. We

and the whole host of Romans and Greeks marshalled in must do Napoleon the justice to own that less entreaty


battle array on the tablet of my memory, but the utile was was necessary to induce him to grant a people the honour

quite forgotten. Of our own history I knew little or noof forming a part of the great empire.

"Perdi una hija donzella

thing; whether the Normans conquered the Saxons, or the My mind continued occupied with these remembrances

Saxons the Normans, I was quite ignorant. Geography was a< 1 passed through the streets. I at length alighted at

Que era la flor desta tierra
Cien doblas dava por ella

put aside; astronomy ne'er enlightened my mind ; the an inn, situated on the quay. The bridge is said to be of

Black Sea might unite with the Baltic, and the Wolga

No me las estimo en nada."Moorish Ballad. marble, which does not answer to the descriptions given

with the Ganges, for all that I knew about the matter : of it. The surface of its free-stonc parapets is covered

the course of the celestial bodics might have attracted my to the height of at least twelve feet with pieces of marble, I was born in London, in the year 1775, just about the attention, but to believe that the earth moved round the joined togeiher. The inhabitants, taking a part for the breaking out of the American war. My father was re

sun, seemed to me too large a draft on my credulity. I whole, boast that their bridge is built of marble, and as putably established in life as a tallow-chandler, and was will not tire you with an account of my school pranks, the causeway and payement are composed of Aays of considered by many as a man of property. He loved me, they were like those of others, and if I was a little more common stone, much resembling, at the first glance, un and I loved him, and never shall liorget the kind manner in daring than the rest of my competitors, I generally suf. hewn marble, the deception is not easily discovered. which he used to make me a small present for my own use, fered in a proportionable ratio. At sixteen I was taken

At one extremity of the quay, near the gate of Lucca, though he certainly had a very queer way of lacking to from school, and homewards bent my way. My father is an immense square, part of which is occupied by the his gift this phrase " there, and don't make a beast of was then getting old, and even my mother's “ vast mind" done, baptistry, Campanile, or steeple, and, Cumpo Santo yourselt.” He was not much informed, but was what the bad fallen considerably away. By dint of diligence and or cemetery. These four buildings are very lofty, and of world call an easy man ; easily imposed upon he was, 'tis economy my father had now amassed a very handsome great extent. They are entirely composed of white mar. true; " but then, he could not help mankind being vil fortune, and one morning as I passed him on the stairs, he ble, and surrounded on the outside by antique columns of lains, and if he was more unfortunate than his neighbours, called after me to come up into his own room, "for I different orders, incrustated with marbles of various why, he could not help it-So there it might end." My want to speak to thee, my lad, about thy future welfare," colours, and adorned by gothic sculptures. The Campus mother, be it known, was completely different ; in oppo. said he, with a laugh upon his face. When we were fastmile, a circular building, situated at the western extremity sition to my father's corpuleney, she was slim and lengthy ened up (for he had a great dislike to an open door) he of the dome, is the most deserving of attention. It is a in her person, and possessed what she termed a "vast commenced his harangue thus :-"Will, my boy, I am hundred and ninety feet high, and its summit inclines mind.” This vasi mind” of hers was, however, only filled old, and have scraped together more than thou'lt spend, so from its base more than forty feet; it is ornamented by with scraps from badly selected novels; and armed with I don't see why I should go on in business, wasting myself seven rows of pilars. The interior staircase is so easy of every quotation from the last romance, she assaulted my for nothing-I'll shut up shop, and we'll live in some ascent, that it is said to be practicable to a man on horse father with a vigorous display of her transcendant talents. comfortable place in the country, and thou, my lad, shall back. The inhabitants call this r T Torre Rotta. Some Some one had told her that every clever woman was ab- be a gentleman.” Of course I did not dissent from such assert that the architect sported w his art, when he gave sent and thoughtful; she, too, would therefore be absent, a proposal ; for, to tell the truth, I had a natural aversion this tower so marked an inclination ; others maintain, that and would frequuntly, in some of her reveries, overturn to business: I answered as became a dutiful child, that after having been regularly constructed, it gradually us- the tea urn with her arm, or upset the whole tea equipage their will was mine." So the shop was shut up, and every sumed an inclined position, as the soil sünk under its with her foot, and she could not be brought back to her thing sold, and away we posted to our country-house, my weight.

herself, but by the cups and saucers clattering about her mother quite delighted with the change, and I myself not The interior of the Metropolitan church is majestic; it feet; and after being wet and scalded in every direction, less 80. We had purchased the manson of a gentleman is ornamented by seventy-six pillars, nutrerous basso-re. she just found out that she was not in the midst of a near the pleasant town of —, most charnringly situated, lievos, and paintings by the first masters. I remarked wood, but sitting down with her “clump of a husband," and commanding a fine view of the river -, as it swept particularly a Saint Agnes, of Andrea del Sarte. The as she called him, at the odious tea table. She would sit along with its rapid current. Mr. P-, the gentleman pavement is of Musaic; the choir rises in the form of an up all morning, poring over the " lettered page,” and from whom the house was ptirchased, had once been inverted half globe, and is composed of a substance having feasting herself and her “ vast mind” on the rich stores a very considerable merchant, but owing to 'a reverse the appearance of painted glass, penetrable to the light, of the impenetrable secret, or a romance of the sixteenth of fortune, he had been obliged to sell his estate, and live and in which the rays of the sun are refracted. At the century, she would exclaim—"Oh that I should be wedded in a more retired manner at a small house in the neighbottom of this half sphere is observed an image of the to a tallow.chandler."

bourhood. The mansion had been uninhabited for some Almighty, of gigantic size, painted several centuries ayo. My father bore all this with patience (but as in my own time, for the grass was on the walks, and the trees were

The doors at the bottom of the church are of bronze, story I should wish to adhere to truth, so in that of others scattering their widd branches in every direction, but stil and covered with numerous fi rures moulded with them, the same principle ought to be observed.) I must in- it was evident that the whole had been planned and exewhich the inhabitants pretend to have been brought from form you that he was rather henpecked, and feared my cuted in an elegant and tasteful manner. Jerusalem by their ancestors in 1070. These figures repre- mother's vast tongue a great deal more than her “ vast

Sheltered from the northern blast by a row of stately sent traits in holy writ. The lateral doors possess nothing mind.” They lived, however, as happily as a literate firs, vur garden bloomed in the severest weather. The ra remarkable.

wife could live with an illiterate husband, and if they nunculus, the hyacinth, the wodest lily of the valley, and The Campo Santo, or cemetery, is about a thousand often quarrelled, they did, to do them justice, very often the blushing anemone, were scattered in profusion ore feet in circumference. It is rendered interesting by the agrée: one point they did differ on, and had they lived to the ground. Rose trees invumerable shed their fragrance paintings, in fresco, which adorn the whole extent of its eternity, would have still diífered on this was politics. in the air; but one in particular attracted my attention interior walls. The figures are of the thirteenth and My father was a tory, my mother was a whig; he loved this was close under one of the windows, and, from it fourteenth centuries, and represent the histories of the peace, she loved war; he was contented with the then height and beauty, seemed to have received no commor Old and New Testament, and views of Paradise, Purga: present state of affairs, she railed against thein; he sided care. In a few days my father set to, got the garder tory, and Hell. The latter are particularly worthy of with the orinisters, the opposed them. Amidst this clash of cleared of its incumbranees, and again brought it into it study. On one of the walls is painted the celebrated pic. opinions no wonder there were sparks; but my mother got original state. Being myself fond of exercise, I frequenth ture of Vergogna, or Modestina, who, to avoid seeing her the better in the arguinent, if argument it could be called, (for want of betur employment) busied myself in diggin father Noalı, extended near her, naked and intoxicated, and in the whirlpool of liberty, rights of man, privilege around the different trces, not forgetting my favourite one covers her eyes with her hands, the fingers of which re. I of women, tyranuy, and oppression, my poor father was I had been occupied thus one evening, and had left u main separated. The dampness has spoiled most of these lost. The only text urce he had was his shop; to that he earth perfectly level round the root of the finest, when, a paintings. Copies of them may be found in a collection lastened as his " sanctum sanctorum,"for there my mother returning in the morning to view its opening beauties, of engravings published by Morghen, in 1810, and the would not condescend to enter; and, shrouded in its gloom, was surprised to find the prints of feet about il. Rotit years following:

he dipped on in peace and quietness. Whether my father son Crusoc could not have been more agitated when i The inhabitants of Pisa afirm that the reddish earth of had suffered enough from his own ignorance, or wb.ther saw the marks of footsteps on his barren and desolat this cemetery, in which their dead are interred, was brought he imagined that the knowledge of Latin and Greek would shore, than I was then ; for, upon examining them mor from Mount Calvary, near Jerusalem, in the twelfth prevent me from enduring the yoke which he so quietly particularly, from the size, I discovered them to be those e arritury, and that it consumes the body in the course of bore, I could never determine, but he took great pains to a female! “ Perhaps 'tis the servant's ?-ro, no ; we ha twenty-four hours.

seleet for me a school where these necessary accomplish- but one female, and she had never such a foot as thi A vast gallery, contained in the cemetery, is bordered ments to a man of any pretensions to ability were most Perhaps 'tis my mother's ?--oh, Lord, said I to mysel by ancient tombs, of which the sculpture attests the great completely of the greatest importance, and where every her foot would make six of these! Then whose could untiquity. The inscriptions are unfortunately for the mest thing else but the classics were quite neglected. I went be?-a stranger's—that's certain. But when could st part illegible.

through the usual routine of a classical education; bad come? not in the morning, for I was an early riser, an

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