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VI. Works of the Author of Marriage. 1. DESTINY; or, THE CHIEF'S DAUGHTER. 3 vols. L.), Ils. 6d. “ We now leave the Chief's Daughter to that fair favoar she so well deserves to receive from the public."-Literary Gazette.
“Destiny has many charms about it, Tacefulness of style,-scenes that affect even to tears, variety of character well sustained, ---knowledge of human nature, wit, and mirth; and withal, a practical morality, which reflects credit upon the author, and cannot fail to be profitable to the reader," --Monthly Rerieur, May 183).
“ We regard the anthor of these volumes as standing among living female writers, second only to Joanna Baillie. Destiny is worthy of the author of Marriage."-Edinburgh Literary Journal.
“ The character of Destiny will be best understood by the admirers of Pride and Prejudice, and Northanger Abbey, when we say that the authoress is entitled to the high distinction of being called, without qualification or drawback, the Miss Austin of Scotland."-Spectator.
“ This novel alone will entitle the author to a high rank among the Novelists of the day." Scotsman.
2. MARRIAGE. Third Edition. 2 vols. L. 1, Is.
3. THE INHERITANCE. Second Edition. L.), lls. 6d.
The Sea-kings in England. A Historical Romance. By the Author of “ The Fall of Nineveh." 3 vols.
L.), lls. 6d.
“ One great beauty of this book is the high tone of religion and morality which it constantly main. tains. If the public feeling at all corresponds with our own respecting the merits of the work, it will soon be in the hands of most of our readers,"_Edinburgh Weekly Journal.
“ We should have thought it likely that Mr Atherstone would produce a highly respectable ro. mance; and having read his Sea-Kings, we see no reason to deny that our expectations have been fulfilled."--Edinburgh Literary Journal.
“ The events succeed each other in a diversified and rapid manner, and the interest is maintained throughont with no common skill."_Monthly Review, January 1831.
“ We recommend it to all romance readers as a very spirited and original production."-Edinburgh Observer.
“ This is a production which cannot fail to impress every one who reads it attentively with a strong feeling of respect for Mr Atherstone's talents, and a desire that he may continue to exercise them with equal success in the new career on which he has entered."-Caledonian Mercury.
VIII. The Cook's Oracle. A New Edition. Containing a Complete System of Cookery for Catholic Families. 12mo. 75. 6d: “We venture to prophesy, that the Cook's Oracle' will be considered as the English Institute of Cookery."-Edinburgh Rerier, March 1921.
*** No better proof can be given of the justice of the opinions now quoted, than the simple state. ment of the fact, that, since it was written, 50,000 copies of the Cook's Oracle have been sold.
Mrs Dalgairns' Cookery. Third Edition.
In one thick volume, 75. 6d. "Mrs Dalgairns is more practical, more varied, and more suited to what we may call the practical readers of such works, than either Dr Kitchiner's Oracle, or our friend of the Cleikum Inn. It is this character of utility which appears to us to constitute its value, and we have no doubt will prove its passport to extensive circulation. One decided improvement on former works has been adopted by Mrs Dalgairns: It consists in prefixing to each chapter of her work the useful preliminary remarks relative to the subject of the chapter, instead of giving all these remarks in the shape of an introduction at the beginning of the book."-Scots Times.
“We consider we have reason strongly to recommend Mrs Dalgairns' as an economical, useful and practical System of Cookery, adapted to the wants of all families, from the tradesman to the country gentleman. It is not a gourmand's book, nor does it pretend to be; and though we shall not put away Rundell and Kitchiner for Mrs Dalgairns, she is far more copious than they are, for more various, and to us nore novel."-Spectator, 13th June.
On the 30th of March was published, the first number of The Englishman's MAGAZINE, a periodical founding its claims to popularity on an unshrinking advocacy of the cause of reason
and of liberty—a total disregard of persons, or parties—and an ardent endeavour to cull for its J, I's readers, the choicest flowers in the garden of literature.
Without resorting to any spurious mode of obtaining approbation, the reception experienced by The Englishman warrants the conclusion, that the public has appreciated the purity of its purpose.
While not a few of the most distinguished writers of the day have already contributed to its pages, it has resisted the temptation to court celebrity by a parade of names.
To this, as a general principle, it will continue to adhere.
Although professions, or assurances, in an advertisement, are seldom deemed to possess much perts weight, the Proprietors of the The Englishman's Magazine feel that they barely do justice to
the spirit of their undertaking, in declaring that its management is reposed in hands which have been, and are, actually free from publishing or political influence.
CONTENTS OF No. I. 1. Our Principles.-2. The Country and its Prospects.-3. Journal of a South-African Emigrant.-4. The Autocrat's Prayer.–5. Progress of the Indian Cholera.-6. Scenes in Poland. No. I. Macejowice and Praga:-—7. Runic Rhymes.-8. The Incendiary; a Tale of the German Peasant Wars.-9. Ode by Sir Charles Wetherell.–10. Italia Depicta—Villa di Papa Giulio.1. England and the United States.-12. The Three Homes.—13. Napoleon's Tomb.–14. Home Improvement v. Transportation of Paupers' Bill.-15. Recent Rambles in the Footsteps of Don Quixote.-16. Scrap from Horace-To'a Northern Duke.-17. Wrongs of Hanover.-18. Record Commission-Palgrave and Nicolas.-19. Reform Bill.-20. Midnight and Moonshine, a Fragment.—21. Colloquial Dictionary. 1. Poland, since 1815. 2. Praga. 3. Vassalage in Germany. 4. Secret Police. 5. Roman Pandects. 6. Ostracism. 7. Andrea Palladio. 8. Paganini.22. British and Foreign Monthly Literary Gazette, &c.-23. Fine Arts.—24. The Drama.25. List of Books, &c. &c.
(From the Edinburgh Literary Journal.) “ The ExolisuMAN's MAGAZINE is established on manly and impartial principles, assumes a en los fearless and spirit-stirring tone ; and whilst its conductors appear prepared to go hand in hand
with all honest periodicals in farthering the good cause of civil and intellectual liberty, they are not men who will give up an inch of their own dignity to the previously-established influence of any work in existence. They write as Englishmen ought to write-boldly, frankly, and without trammel. They fear not to speak plain truths; they entertain a just contempt for all empty pretenders, and they welcome heartily and as a brother, the man of real genius, and of lofty and pure ambition. Scandal they have no relish for,— vulgarity they are above. They rest on the strength of their own minds,- on the susceptibilities of their own hearts. With every respect for the talent
at present existing in the monthly publications, we do not see why the ExcLISHMAN should not be
at once take a high place among this class of works. If it steadily adhere to the principles upon which it sets out, it may, ere long, gain a more enviable reputation than most of them ; for in the condition of the majority there is something rotten.""
(From the Athenæum.) “ We trust we shall hereafter be heart and hand with this New Magazine. There is no shuffling compromise between principles and interest—no truckling—no double dealing and equivocating ; it seems born in the year of reform One, as the French would say—to be worthy of the era, and fairly to represent the liberal spirit of the age.”
(From the Morning Post.) “ Judging from the first Number, we are inclined to think that it may soon gaio itself a high place in public estimation. All the articles have decided merit.”
(From the Dispatch.) “ The work is a valuable addition to the list of Magazines. The reviewing department is executed in a truly novel as well as impartial style.
(From the United Kingdom.)
(From the Sheffield Independent.)
(From the Worcester Herald.) “ The Englishman's MAGAZINE displays very considerable literary merit, and from the interes the original articles possess, and the beauty of the embellishments, is likely to prove a formidabl. rival to its cotemporaries."
(From the Cornubian.) “ It is somewhat singular, that notwithstanding the high literary talent by which the principu Magazines are distinguished, none of them faithfully reflects public opinion on questions of greatest political and religious interest. The Englishman avails himself of this circumstane, and starts with a confession of faith, which, if seconded by vigorous efforts, will give him : palmy station amongst the monthlies. We hail his advent with much pleasure, and are contes: to accept the professions of the first number as an earnest of great achievements. He has a wou field before him, and an almost untrodden path, but his cause is a panoply of strength, and the pledge of victorious progress. The number is embellished with an elegant engraving, and is go up in the first style of typographical beauty."
(From the Plymouth General Advertiser.) “ This is a new periodical launched forth for public favour, and truly we think, if the conduct. continue as they have begun, there can be little doubt of success.'
(From the Bury and Norwich Post.) “ A fit era now seems to approach for a periodical of independent politics, not seeking gratify the base passions of an unthinking and passion-moved mob, nor leaning parasitically, support on the supposed sentiments of a few of the titled and opulent. The ExglishMANI MAGAZINE has made a full and clear statement of its principles, and we donbt not that there az many minds in which those sentiments will find an approving echo. There is entertainment, al: there is information in the present number.”
(From the Dublin Times.) “ Now that we have taken the wanderer in, we protest we find him a most agreeable compenion, and if he only improve as he goes on, we shall soon be as completely over head and ears as the love-sick queen herself. In sober seriousness, this Magazine promises to be a very agreeabit accession to our periodic enjoyments.”
(From the Glasgow Courier.) “ There is scarcely a pare which will not repay the reader for its perusal. There is a mascu. line and honest spirit breathed through the book, which comes over us cool, refreshing, and invigorating, something like a mountain breeze to him who has been long pent up within city walls and to whom a mouthful of fresh air becomes the choicest of earthly blessings. We like the ap. pearance, external as well as internal, of the EnglishmaN'S MAGAZINE.
(From the Glasgow Free Press.) “ This beautiful book comes to us under auspices to win us to approve. It is not alone tha' talent is in the van-its publication is a triumph of principle, of truth, and of the right cause, We hail this new and powerful ally, and invite all our readers to a perusal of its diversified as interesting matter."
(From the Greenock Advertiser.) “We most cordially wish the editors success in their undertaking."
CONTENTS OF No. II. 1. The Pilgrimage to Glen Ora.–2. May ! Sweet May!--3. The Nature and Cure of the Indian Cholera.--4. The Slavery Question.-5. The Battle Flag of Sigurd.-6. Notices of En: land-ller People and Institutions.-7. Song.-8. Scenes in Poland; No. II.--9. The Villa D'Este ; Tivoli.-10. Black and White.-11. The School of St. Simon.-12. The Three Dule. -13. The Dropping Glen.-14. Recent Rambles in the Footsteps of Don Quixote ; No. II.15. Bird-Nesting.–16. He iz gone! he is gone !---17. “ Trustees of the Nation.”—18. The Vs. dern Drama—" Alfred.”—19. Reporting Progress.—20. Colloquial Dictionary. 1. French Colonization of Algiers. 2. Algiers. 3. Fertility of the Cyrenaica. 4. Statistical Notices of Poland. 5. Kilioski, the Shoemaker of Warsaw. 6. First appearance of the Cholera at Moscow.-21. Journal of Literature.-22. List of Books, &c. &c.
(From the Atlas.) “ The Englishman's MAGAZINE promises extremely well. This is its second number, and it enters with real and practised ability into the current interests of the day, and dedicates nuuch of its space to the more refined and elegant branches of literature. The work is well arranged, and handsomely got up. The subjects present an intermixture, at once agreeable and select, of
the useful and the amusing ; while much pains are evidently bestowed upon the collation of Parliamentary matters of immediate moment, which are run through in a vein of pleasant and sparkling commentary. We are so satisfied with the entire number, as to augur very favourably of its prospects. It deserves our approbation, which we willingly bestow upon it.”
(I'rom the Tatler-edited by Leigh Hunt.) “ We remember no Magazine, the first numbers of which pleased us so much as the present, and the reasons are clear enough. It is the most unfettered in its opinions of any we have yet met with, and the writers appear to be more in earnest. The new Magazine is altogether to be distinguished from its contemporaries by the independence and fervour of its tone."
(From the Morning Post.) “ Much talent is apparently enlisted in the service of this periodical. The second number boasts a choice collection of papers ; political, romantic, and poetic. There are few who can look through the articles in the present number, without gathering not only entertainment, but instruction.
(From the Veu's.) “ The premier number of this Magazine was excellent in its arrangement, judicious in its selec. tions, admirable in its originals, and betrayed great penetration, and no inconsiderable degree of research, on the part of its Editor. The second is in every respect equal to the first.”
(From the Dispatch.) “ We have been much pleased with this Magazine. We like its politics, and admire its literature."
(From the Spectator.) The second number of The Englishman is a great improvement upon the former one."
(From the Athenaum.) “ Of The EngliSIIMAN, we are happy to say the second number is an improvement. “The Pilgrimage to Glen Ora, by Christopher in a Fytte,' is written with manifest power; we have strong suspicions that the writer is known to us, and to others who little suspect him. The
Notices of England, hy a Yankee Oxonian,' are written with a vigorous spleen that reminds us of Haziitt. The poetical department is of loftier aspiration, and we may add inspiration too, than the general run of periodicals."
(From the United Kingdom.) “ At no crisis so favourable as the present could a Magazine, supported by talent, and liberal in its principles, bave made its appearance. The first number gave evidence that the Proprietors were determined to make The ENGLISHMAN's Magazine the supporter of opinions congenial to an Englishman's feelings, and that they had availed themselves of literary talent of the first order, to render their undertaking worthy of public approval. The second shews that they have not relaxed in their attentions; and we may salely say that the information and variety of amusement containert in the number for May, has rarely been surpassed by any similar publication. We should not omit to mention that a very elegant engraving of the Villa D'Este, Tivoli, is given with this number.”
(From the Manchester Courier.) • The work is neatly got up, and each number is embellished with a beautiful engraving. The literary contents exhibit a considerable degree of talent, and they are adapted to almost every variety of taste ; which is, perhaps, as much as can be said of a work of this description. The « PilGRIMAGE to Glen ORA' reminds us so strongly of Professor Wilson, that we cannot help thinking our old favorite has been contributing his talents to the ` EngliSHMAN.' 'The Nature and Cure of the Indian Cholera,' form the subject of a paper which must be highly interesting to professional men, and it is accompanied by a Chart exhibiting the progress of this disorder since 1817, The political bias of this Magazine is towards liberalism, and it ranks among the opponents of the Wesi India system.”
( From the Bedford Chronicle.) “ The Englishman's Magazine prepossesses us in its favour by its very wrapper, which flatters our nationality in presenting the ettigies of Daniel Defoe, as spirited and noble a politician as he was a powerful and delightful writer. The Editor has evidently aimed at mixing the useful with the agreeable, and his first number stamps him as a man of taste, information, and liberality. He has done justice to his title and his portrait
, by making the Reform question a prominent topic, and stating his views of it with equal force and candour. The monthly · Literary Journal' is written with spirit and fairness."
( From the Dublin Times.) “ On the publication of the first number, we expressed an opinion strong in its favour, becau we thought we could discover in its articles a freshness of idea, and a vigour of intellect which few of our periodicals at present possess. And now, whilst we discuss the pretensions of number two, we can discover no reason for coming to a less favourable decisiin with iespect to it. On the con
rary, we find in its articles, even in those which have been continued from its former number, a very great improvement. l'pon the whole, we take leave of this talented work with reluctancewe find it difficult to say farewell."
(From the Edinburgh Literary Journal.) “ The EngliSHM man has our best wishes.-We like its principles."
(From the Aberdeen Magazine.) “ The Exclisi Man's Magazine is certainly the most elegant looking periodical in print, whie it is without the disgusting sickliness of the Annuals. We shall be glad to watch its progress is ? eminence. The downright declaration of political principles, at the commencement, we admit, and respect.”
(From the Inverness Courier.) " A new and valuable ally to the literary liberals—well conceived, well edited, backed and sup!! ported by contributors of no ordinary calibre, and graced with all the appliances which the art the printer and the burin of the engraver can supply, This is a pleasant number—in a things fitted to the pleasant month of May. In politics, a high, intellectual, and liberal tone is supported, worthy of the times. The mechanical department is again admirable, and the preser: number contains a view of the Villa D'Este, Tivoli, which is itself fairly worth the price of number."
(From the Aberdeen Observer.) “ The Englisman is already decidedly superior to several of its competitors, and if it bu persevere, it will yet rise higher.'
(From the Greenock Advertiser.) “We are well pleased with the appearance of the second number of this new periodical." redeems, as far as could reasonably be expected or desired, the pledges of its conductors on coemencing their labours, and gives favourable indications of their resources for carrying on the wet with a spirit calculated to make way against the formidable rivalry of its monthly contemporaries.
(From the Perthshire Courier.) “ The second number of this elegant and new aspirant to public favour, contains some article of solid information, as well as others of that lighter species of reading peculiar to this race or periodicals. Among the former class we would particularly instance an able paper on the Nature and Cure of the Indian Cholera,' a disease which is at present commencing its desolating course in Europe through the side of Russia. The only thing in it, to which we take exceptioas is its political principles, which are those of 'out and out reform ;' of course, these will only add to its popularity at the present crisis.”
(From the Elgin Courier.) “We are altogether in love with the broad principles of literary, but especially of political indes pendence with which it commits itself, and with the plain straightforward manner in which we opine from the number before us, these principles will be advocated. There are many able and interesting articles.”
(From the Scots' Times.) “ The second number of this very promising periodical is fully equal, if not superior, to the first. This is, however, nothing more than we expected, from the acknowledged genius aai talents of those into whose hands the character and future well-being of the work have been with so much propriety, committed. To the Editor's politics, so far as Reform is concerned, most cordially respond.”
The ENGLISHMAN'S MAGAZINE, No. III., for June, is embellished with an Engraving of a Roman Serenade, after Pinelli.
CONTENTS OF No. III. I. Extraordinary Case of the Royal Associates of the Royal Society of Literature.-2. The Stranger Maiden, from Schiller.-3. My Little Grey Landlord, by the Author of " Scenes is Poland.”—4. Confessions of a Tippling Philosopher.-5. Archery Meetings.-6. Awake! 0 Awake.--7. The Seven Signs.-8. To My Northern Love.-9. Journal of a South-African Emi. grant. No. II.-10. I know that he loves me.-11. Mackintosh's History of England.-12. Exbi. bition of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture.-13. The Two Munchausens, by a Veteran.14. Recent Rambles, in the Footsteps of Don Quixote. No. III.-15. Notes on Rome, Albane, and Tivoli.-16. Poor Bobby, a yarn from the Mid-watch.-17. The Miners of Bois-Moozil.18.–Our Early Patriots.-19. The Sorrows of a Musical Monkey.-20. Life of Thomas Muir.21. Paganini.-22. Some account of how I spend my time in the Country.—23. Reporting Pregress.-24. Journal of Literature--Music-Theatres, &c.