SEVERAL interesting articles intended for insertion in this Number have,
owing to the press of matter, been necessarily delayed; and among others,
Reviews of Kirkton's Memoirs, Hazlitt's Shakspeare, Stirling Heads, and the
Lament of Tasso :—the Case of the Deaf Mute; Prospectus of a Work intend-
ed to give a correct View of the State of Education in Scotland, with some
Remarks, and a Specimen of the Mode in which the Work will be executed,
by the Rev. Andrew Thomson, A.M. Minister of St George's Church, Edins.
burgh ; Sketches of Foreign Scenery, &c. They will probably appear in our
In place of a formal Prospectus, we now lay before our Readers the titles
of some of the articles which we have either already received, or which are
in preparation by our numerous Correspondents, among whom we are happy
to announce almost all the distinguished Contributors to the late Edinburgh
A series of Essays on the Pulpit A series of Essays on the Italian
Eloquence of Scotland, No I. ; being Theatre, containing numerous Trans-
a parallel between Mr Alison and Dr lations of Compositions that have never
before appeared in English; by the
A series of Essays, entitled “ Baro same Gentleman.
niana;" being Disquisitions concerning An Essay on Romance, prefatory to
the Origin and Early History of Scots the Lives of the most eminent Trou-
Regular Intelligence from the Sci An Account of all the great Public
entific Circles of Paris, by a distin- Schools in England, Eton, Winchester,
guished Member of the Institute. Harrow, Rugby, Christ's Hospital, St
Letter to Walter Scott, Esq. from Paul's, &c.: to be followed by a more
Mr William Laidlaw, on an interest- full account than has yet been laid
ing Agricultural Subject.
before the Public, of the English Uni.
Defence of Drummond of Hawa versities; and the subject to be con-
thornden, against an attack in Gif- cluded by a series of Essays on Edu-
ford's Life of Ben Jonson.
cation, containing a complete discus-
On the Life and Writings of Isaac_sion of the comparative merits of the
Walton, and his friend Bishop Ken. English and Scottish Systems.
Strictures on the Latinity of Dr Specimens of Translation from Span-
ish Poetry, written during the Penin-
On the Sports and Games of the sular War.
Dialogues over a Punch-bowl, No I.
“ Bibliopolo Detectus,” being an II. III. IV.
Account of the Tricks, Squabbles, and Historical and Critical Essay on Blue
Schemes of Booksellers.
Notices of Reprints of curious Old On the Ancient Modes of Interment
Books, No 1. Dekker's Gull's Horn and Incremation.
Answer to the Question,
The Knight Errants, No I.
the Church of Scotland illiterate ?"
Some Account of the Life and Un On the Latin Poems of Petrarch and
published Poems of John Finlay, Bocaccio.
Author of the Vale of Ellerslie.
On Marino ·and his Poetry, cona
A series of Essays on the Greek sidered in relation with the Writings
Drama, containing New Translations of Guarini.
both of the Dialogue and Chorusses. On the Infancy and Youth of Shak-
By the writer of the Analytical Es- speare.
says on the Early English Dramatic Remarks on Dunlop's History of
Fiction, and an Essay on the Prose
A series of Essays on the French Romances.
Theatre, by the same Gentleman, and Essays on the Writings of Lope de
on a similar plan.
Vega and Calderon, with Specimens.