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THE

GLEANER:

A SERIES OF

PERIODICAL ESSAYS;

SELECTED AND ARRANGED FROM

SCARCE OR NEGLECTED VOLUMES,

WITH

AN INTRODUCTION, AND NOTES,

BY

NATHAN DRAKE, M. D.

66

AUTHOR OF “LITERARY HOURS," AND OF
PERIODICAL LITERATURE.'

22

apis Mating

More modoque,

Grata carpentis thyma per laborem
Plurimum.

HOR.

IN FOUR VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

ESSAYS ON

London:

PRINTED FOR SUTTABY, EVANCE, AND CO. STATIONERS' COURT;
ROBERT BALDWIN, PATER-NOSTER ROW; ALSO FOR WILLIAM BLACKWOOD,
EDINBURGH, AND MICHAEL KEENE, DUBLIN.

AND

LENOX LIBRARY

NEW YORK

e. Bakhein, Frinter, New Bridge Street, London,

No.

LXIX.
LXX.
LXXI.

On the passion of revenge
Death, the fear of it irrational

Zulima and the Talisman; an Oriental

tale

.....

Observations on the echini marini or

sea-eggs 4.

LXXIX. On tragedy. Ode to Horror
LXXX. On proneness to contempt, as an almost
certain sign of a depraved mind and a
bad temper

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XC. The same concluded

XCI. On the neglect of English artists
XCII. A view of Parnassus, a dream
XCIII. On the advantages of reading
XCIV. Observations on reptiles in frozen vege-
tables

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XCV. On modern genius. Ode
XCVI. Sacrifice to the Graces, a dream

....

XCVII. On the silence of Dido at the sight of
Eneas.
XCVIII. Observations on a song of Beaumont and
Fletcher
XCIX. On Virgil's treatment of the character of
Amata....

C. An election in Parnassus, a dream

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LXXXI. On the Sabbath, its institution and design
LXXXII. Muley Hassein, an Arabian tale.

LXXXIII. On comedy

LXXXIV. Carnation with its insects, viewed by a

microscope

268

LXXXV. On the study of the Bible

275

LXXXVI. Magiscatzin in search of happiness, a tale 283

LXXXVII. The same continued

289

LXXXVIII. The same concluded

297

LXXXIX. On the inhabitants of the exterior of an

oyster-shell.....

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