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MONTHLY

MIRROR:

REFLECTING

MEN AND MANNERS.

WITH

STRICTURES ON THEIR EPITOME,

The Stage.

To hold as 'twere the MIRROR up to Nature.

VOL. XVIII.

Embellished with superb Engravings.

London:
PRINTED FOR THE PROPRIETORS,
By J. Wright, No. 38, St. John's Square, Clerkenwell.
And published by Vernor and Hood in the Poultry;
sold, also, by all the Booksellers in

the United Kingdom.

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MONTHLY MIRROR,

Embellished with
A PORTRAIT OF MR.JEFFERSON, ENGRAVED BY RIDLEY, FROM AN

ORIGINAL PAINTING.

ib.

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CONTENTS
MISCELLANEOUS.

A Letter to Francis Jeffray, Esq. . 35

Preface

4 Observations on Thelwall's Letter ib.

Biographical Sketch of Mr. Jefferson 5 Mad. De Genlis's Duchess de la

Le Kain, the French Tragedian .. 7 Valliere

The Apostle Paul, and Phocylides Taylor's usefal Arithmetic .......... 36.

the Greek Poet

8

Semple's Walks and Sketches

ib.

Cowperiana, No. II.

9 Card's Historical Outlines, &c, 37

On the Events occasioned by a Lord Sheffield's Strictures ... 38

mistaken Zeal for Liberty

Courtier's Pleasures of Solitude 43

Melancholy Hours, No. VII. 13

DRAMATIC.

The Exhibition of the Royal Aca- Dibdin's Guilty or Not Guilty

45
demy

17

Lee Lewes' Comic Sketches ib,

Female Courage

21

Select Sentences

23

BRITISH STAGE.

Observation on the Tragedy of

REVIEW OF LITERATURE.

Mahomet.

46

MISCELLANEOUS

Seymour's Notes upon Shakspeare 51

Herbert's Antiquities of the Inns of

Court and Chancery ............. 25

ORIGINAL POETRY.

Robinson's Proper Names of the Ode on the Death of the Duke

Bible, New Testament, and

D'Enghein, Son of Conde ... 53

'Apocrypha, divided and ac-

Impromptu ............................. 54

cented

29

The Wanderers

55

The Letters of Gessner and his Fa- To Alice

53

mily

30

The Thorn

ib.

Lord Hamilton's Thoughts on the

Formation of the late and

pre-

MEMORANDA DRAMATICA, &c.

sent Administrations

31

Hayınarket

59

Dibdin's Introduction to the Know-

Royal Circus ....

61

ledge of the most rare and valu-

Astley's Ainphitheatre

ib.

able Edition of the Greek and

Sadler's Wells

il.

Latin Classics

ib.

Theatrical Intelligence

ib.

Cockburne's authentic Account of

the late unfortunate Death of

PROVINCIAL DRAMA, &c.

Lord Camelford

33

Roberson's Sermon on the Duty of

Birmingham

62

Volunteers ...

ib. Brighton

63

Manchester

ib.

The Impolicy and Impiety of Sun-

65

day Drill considered ....... ib. || Glasgow

66

The Letters of Valerius on the State Richmond

of Parties

34 | Plymouth

ib.

67

Sir John Head's Sermon

Sheffnall

........... ib.

Macleod's Letters

ib. Wolverhampton

ib.

The Wife of Auchtermuchty ib.
Bristed's Pedestrian Tour
35 " News, &c.

68

London:
PRINTED, FOR THE PROPRIETORS,
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Wie United Kingdon,

180

PREFACE

TO THE EIGHTEENTH VOLUME.

Though we have nothing new to say, in addition to what has been stated in former Prefaces, we cannot suffer the opportunity to go by without repeating our thanks, in general terms, for the very distinguished preference which the public continue to manifest for this publication,

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