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Et déjà de la terre on peut bien distinguer
Ses bateaux descendans qui vont s'y diriger;
Leurs rames font écho sur le bord du rivage,
Leurs quilles rudement se traînent sur la plage.
"Vous voilà, mes amis, soyez les bienvenus.'
Tous se serrent les mains, tous se sont reconnus.
Les ris, les questions, la joie et l'espérance,
Tout est confusion; mais tout est jouissance.
Heureux de se revoir, tous se sont rapprochés ;
Tous parlent à la fois, tous se sont recherchés.
Au milieu de ces cris, les douces voix des femmes
Appellent les objets de leurs sincères flammes,
Leurs pères, leurs enfans, leurs amans, leurs maris ;
A tous ces noms sont joints les noms sacrés d'amis.
"Sont-ils saufs? où sont-ils ? allons-nous les entendre?
"En un jour si joyeux, que devons-nous attendre ?
"D'où part l'engagement? Quel sera leur destin?"
Elles doutent encor, quand leur sort est certain.
Mais enfin, dans leurs bras tendrement embrassée,
Chacune sur sa crainte est bientôt rassurée.'

Upon a strict comparison it will doubtless be found that in several parts of her translation Madame THOMAS has added some ideas which never entered into the head of the noble bard, while she has varied the outlines of some of his images, and in no instance has improved them. It should, however, be borne in mind that the difficulty of compressing English thought in French verse has been acknowleged by every writer who has attempted it, and it is due to Madame THOMAS to add, that her translation, upon the whole, deserves commendation.

The reader will observe that the Index to this volume is, for the greater facility of reference, comprized under one general head.

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Benecke's treatise on Marine In-
surance, &c., 105.
Berezina, passage of the, 416.
Bernadotte, his refusal to join

the confederacy, 413.
Bertrand de Born, 352.
Bessieres, Marshal, 420.
Biographie Nouvelle de Con-
temporains, 535.
Blight, the Black, 41. Knight's
hypothesis on, 42.

Bodin, his History of the French

Revolution. 44.

Bodin, Felix, Coup d'Eil sur
l'Histoire de la Civilisation,

Bodmer, his selection of Trou-
badour poetry, 346.
Bolivar, invitation of, to Peru.
from Columbia, 134. As-
sumes the command, 135. His
entrance into Lima, 139.
Booker's account of Dudley
Castle, 101.
Booth, his Analytical Diction-

ary of the English Language,
Borough system defended, by
Baron de Staël-Holstein, 468.
Bradley, his opinion in respect
to artificial vegetable impreg-
nation, 38.

Bradshaw, the hanging of, 218.
Brahé, Tycho, his antipathy to

hares and foxes, 533.
Braybrooke, Lord, editor of Pe-
pys's Memoirs, &c., 207.
Breslau, Henry Duke of, curious
poem by, 351.

Brisbane river, the discovery
of, 428.

Britain, commercial power of,


Brougham, Mr., his inaugural
discourse, 69. Characterized,

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Churchwardens, hints to, 331.
Civilisation, Coup d'Eil sur
l'Histoire de la, 535.
Classification of minerals, 144.
Clement VII. excites the Impe-
rialists against Florence, 122.



Cardonne, Cardinal, his antipa- Cleopatra, her name decyphered,
thy to roses, 533.
Caroccio, defence of, 114.
Cassiri, his catalogue of Arabic
MSS. in the Escurial, 503.
Cæsar,his antipathy to the crow-

ing of a cock, 533.
Castlemaine, Lady, 211, &c.
Her conduct, 214, 215. 220.
Champollion, his system of hier-
oglyphics, 175.
Chancery, remarks on the Court
of, 372, 373, 374.
Chantry estimated as a sculptor,


Canova estimated as a sculptor,

Capel, Lord, Lawless's observ-
ations on, 17.
Caravanseries of Damascus,

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Clerc, Le, his assertion relative to
North-American Indians, 27.
Cleveland, Duchess of, 213.
Climate of Britain estimated,
336. Effects of, on Napo-
leon's army in Russia, 418.
Coals, the importance of, 247.
Coffee-houses of Damascus, 267.
College for young ladies, Mrs.

Barbauld's opinions in respect
to, 296.

Collier, J. P., his translation
of two of Schiller's ballads,

Colnet, M., L'Hermite du Fau-
bourg Saint-Germain, 529.
Compasses, irregularities of the,
at Terra Nivea, 47.
Coot, the Black, method of
catching in Lorraine, 152.
Coptic language, 187.
Cordilleras of the Andes, jour-

ney across, 128.
Corsaire, Le, traduit de l'An-
glais de Lord Byron, par Ma-
dame Lucile Thomas, 539.
Council of Ten, 126.
Court-Guide, the, 463.
Coventry, Mr., his Inquiry rela
tive to Junius, 354.
Cromwell, Oliver, 100. Hang-
ing of, 218. Description of
his dissolving the Parliament,
Crusaders, Tales of, 161.
Crystallography, new system of,
146, 147.

Cumberland, his observations
relative to Lord George Sack-
ville, 357.

Curr, his account of Van Die-
men's Land, 83.

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Curwen, Mr., his opinion in re-
spect to the use of salt as a
manure, 330.


Dacre, Reverend B., his testi-
monies of salt being used as
a manure, 328.
Damascus, description of, 264.
Danton, conduct of, 452.
Daru, his work on Italy, 127.
Davis, his edition of Chinese

Morai Maxims, 197.
Dead Sea, Buckingham's re-
marks on the, 263.
Deism, the Quakers of America,
fears in respect to, 36.
Denman, Thomas, a pupil of
Mrs. Barbauld, 299.
Deputy-Speaker of the House
of Peers, 375.

Diable, Diplomate, par un an-
cien Ministre, 475.
J. A.
Dictionnaire, Infernal, par
S. Collin de Plancy, 531.
Dietmar of Ast, a poem of, 349.
Discourse, Inaugural, Brough-

am's, 71.

Divorce, Milton's opinion in re-
spect to, 284.


Education, offer of the North-
American Indians to educate
twelve Europeans, 29.
in London, remarks

on, 382.
Elizabeth Farnese, her views on
some of the Italian provinces,
England, Historical and Literary
Tour of a Foreigner in, 333.
Baron de Staël's Letters on,
460. Remarks on the causes
of its prosperity, 461.
Enthusiasm, use of, in great en-

terprizes, 33.

Doria, Andrew, 121.

D'Ossuna, Duke of, his conduct
at Venice, 125. His death,

Esteban, Don, Memoirs of, 398.
Esquimaux, their surprise at
seeing some pigs and ponies,

Etienne, St., the Birmingham of
France, 247.

Eugene, Prince, the Duke of
Vendome's advantage over,

Europe, journey into various
parts of, 401.
Evelyn, John, 209, 210.
Eymar, Monsieur, his visit to
Rousseau, 51.



Dragon, fight with the, a poem, Farm-houses in Van Diemen's
by Schiller, 525.
Driver, his

of the Arabs,

Duck-tribe, the, 153.
method of catching the com-
mon duck on the Ganges, 155.
Hatching by heat in China,

Dudley Castle, Booker's histori-

cal account of, 101.
Dupin, his work on the Commer-
cial Power of Great Britain,

Land, 84.

Fayette, La, character of, 451.
Female sex, treatment of, 348,

Fens, assertion in respect to
their once being overflown by
the sea, 99.

Field, Barron, his Geographical
Memoirs of New South Wales,

Flamingo, the, 152.
Florence, its struggle against
Charles V., 120.


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