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THE

EDINBURGH MAGAZINE,

OR

MISCELLANY,

LITERARY MISCELLANY,

FOR JANUARY 1797;
With a View of CHATELHERAULT, near Hamilton.

CON TENTS:

POETRY.

Page

Page Register of the Weather for Jan. 2 State of Chemistry in Germany, 42 Description of the View,

3

Account of the Life and WritLetter from a Traveller at Berlin, ib. ings of Lope de Vega, 43 Minutes of Agriculture, from the Anecdotes of Persons connected Reports of the Agricultural

with the French Revolution, 46 Board,

9

-of General Dampierre. ib. Report respecting Lincoln.

of Boily d'Anglas,

47 shire,

ib.
-of General Lefebvre,

48 Observations on Police in general;

--of Treillard and Gregoire; 49 illustrated by two very extra

Lift of Books and Pamphlets pubordinary Anecdotes,

13

Jished in London in Dec. 1796, 52 Curious and interesting Extracts : Lazy Lawrence; a Tale, 53

containing a Detail of the varies Crimes by which public and private Property are injur

· Ballad, inimitation of Williamand Margaret,

59 ed, and suggeiting Remedies for their prevention,

Ode for the New Year, (1797,) 60

16 Burke's Obfervations on Mon

Sir Hugh and the Maiden; an ancient Ballad,

- ib. archies in general, and on the

Violets accounting for their purlate Monarchy and prefent Go.

. ple colour,

62' vernment in France, in parti

Sappho and Phaon ; a Sonnet, ib. cular, State of the British Empire at the

24 Two Sonnets, by: Mrs Robinson, 63

Proceedings of the First Sellion of close of latt Century, contrast.

the 18th Parliainent of Great ed to its preseot Power, Fin

Britain,

ib. ance, and Commerce : by Mr

The Budget,

66 Burke,

26

Additional and New Duties, Customs and Manners of the

- 67 Northern Indians on the. Bor.

State Papers; respecting the Neders of Hudson's Bay,

gociation for Peace between 31

Great Britain and France. Curious Inftances of the fascinat

69 ing Power of Serpents,

MONTHLY REGISTER.

34 Picture of Paris at the close of Interesting Intelligence from the the fixteenth Century,

37
London Gazettes,

71 -of the effeminate Henry III. 38 Affairs in Scotland,

76 Narrative of an Excursion among

Accountofthe'execution of James the Icy Mountains of Savoy, 39 M. Kean, Account of the Government and

Births and Marriages,

ib. Manners of the Dahomans, 41. Deaths,

79 A

State

78

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