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BLACKWOOD's EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, or MONTHLY
REGISTER of GeneRAL LITERATURE, SCIENCE, and Art. No. XIX. To be published on the 2d of November.
CONTENTS. 1. Remarks on the Poetry of Thomas Moore. 2. The Minstrel of Bruges. (Concluded.) 3. The Prisoner's Prayer to Sleep. 4. The Literary Character illustrated by the History of Men of Genius. By
Mr. D’Israeli. 5. A Night in the Catacombs. 6. Selection from Athenæus. 7. Life of Sir Thomas More; by his son-in-law, William Roper. 8. Observations suggested by the Edinburgh Reviewer's Account of the Li
the late Bishop of Llandaff. 9. Letter from Gray the Poet to Count Algarotti. 10. Letter from the Hon. Horace Walpole. 11. A verbal Translation of the Emperor of Morocco's Letter to Queen Anne; by
Simon Ockley. 12. Sabina, from the German of Bottiger. 13. Description of the Dressing-Box of Astina, a Roman Lady of the Fourth
Century, found in the Year 1794. 14. Memoirs of Edward Cope Everard. 15. On the Stocks or Public Funds. 16. Ricardo and the Edinburgh Review. 17. Genithliaca Venetiana. 18. Horæ Cantabrigienses. No. II. 19. Pride and Vanity. 20. Analytical Essays on the early English Dramatists, No. VI. Shirley's Traitor. 21. To the Right Hon. Lady Anne Scott, of Bucclengh. 22. Edith and Nora, a Pastoral Poet's Dream. 23. Of the Effects of Knowledge upon Society. 24. An Account of the System of the Weather of the British Islands, discovered
by Lieut. George Mackenzie. 25. A Description of the Val de Bagne, in the Bas Valais, and of the Disaster
which befel it in June 1818; communicated by Professor Pictet. 26. Account of the Expedition to the North Pole. 27. LITERAR Y and SCIENTIFIC INTELLIGENCE.-Works preparing for Publica
tion.--Monthly List of New Publications. 28. MONTHLY REGISTER.Meteorological Report.-Commercial Report.
Promotions and Appointments.-Births, Marriages, and Deaths. The EDINBURGH ENCYCLOPÆDIA; or, DICTIONARY
of ARTS, SCIENCES, and MISCELLANEOUS LITERATURE. Conducted by David BREWSTER, LL.D., Fellow of the Royal Societies of London and Edinburgh, &c. &c. 4to., and illustrated by Maps and Engravings from original Drawings by Blore, Provis, P. Nicholson, Farey, 8c. Volume XIII. Part I. 4to.
Works lately Published.
VIEW of the STATE of EUROPE, during the MIDDLE
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The CIVIL and CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY of ROME,
from its Foundation, to the Age of Augustus. By HENRY BANKES, Esq. M.P. 2 vols. royal 8vo. Il. 4s.
On the PRINCIPLES of POLITICAL ECONOMY and TAX
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An ESSAY on the PRINCIPLE of POPULATION; or, A
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The FOURTH and LAST CANTO of CHILDE HAROLD's
PILGRIMAGE, with other Poems, and Notes. By the Rt. Hon. LORD BYRON. 8vo. 12s.
The LITERARY CHARACTER, illustrated by the History of
Men of Genius, drawn from their own Feelings and Conversations. By J. D'ISRAELI. 8vo. 9s.
NARRATIVE of an EXPEDITION to explore the River ZAIRE,
usually called the CONGO, in South Africa, in 1816, under the direction of Captain J. K. TUCKEY, R. N. Published by Permission of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. Fourteen Engravings, 4to. 21. 2s.
An ACCOUNT of the KINGDOM of CAUBUL, and its
Dependencies in Persia, Tartary, and India ; comprising a View of the Afghan Nation, and a History of the Dooraunnee Monarchy. By the Hon. MOUNTSTUART ELPHINSTONE, of the Hon. East-India Company's Service, resident of the Court of Poona, and late Envoy to the King of Caubul. With Plates, and a Map. 4to. 31. 13s. 6d.
The HISTORY of PERSIA, from the most early Period to the
present Time. With an Account of the Religion, Government, Usages, and Character of the Inhabitants of that Kingdom. By Col. Sir John MALCOLM, K.C.B, and K.L.S., late Minister to the Court of Persia from the Supreme Government of India. 2 vols. royal 4to. with a Map, and Twenty-two Engravings. 81. 8s.