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CONTENTS

OP THE

MONTHLY REVIEW FOR MAY.

Vol. II. (1837) No. I.

Page

Art. 1.-Transportation and Colonization; or, the Causes of the

Comparative Failure of the Transportation System in

the Australian Colonies : with Suggestions for Ensuring

its Future Efficiency in Subserviency to Extensive

Colonization. By John Dunmore Laing, D. D., Prin-

cipal of the Australian College, and Senior Minister of

the Church of Scotland in New South Wales.

1

II.-Letters from the South. By Thomas Campbell, Esq.

Author of " The Pleasures of Hope.".

16

III.-1. Modern India ; with Illustrations of the Resources and

Capabilities of Hindustan. By Henry H. Spry. M. D.

2. Reports and Documents connected with the Proceed.

ings of the East India Company in regard to the Cul-

ture and Manufacture of Cotton-Wool, Raw Silk, and

Indigo, in India..

23

IV.-Austria and the Austrians..

39

V.-Travels in Crete. By Robert Pashley, Esq.

45

VI.-Strictures on the proposed Poor Law for Ireland, as re-

commended in the Report of George Nicholls, Esq... 54

VII.—The West Indies: the Natural and Physical History of

the Windward and Leeward Colonies, &c. By Sir

Andrew Halliday, K. H., M. D., &c.

VIII.- Memoirs of the Life and Works of the late Right Hon.

Sir John Sinclair, Bart. By his Son, the Rev. John

Sinclair, M. A., &c. &c.

77

IX.—The Chace, the Turf, and the Road. By Nimrod... 82

X.-Rise and Progress of the British Power in India. By

Peter Auber, M. R. A. S., Late Secretary to the Hon.

Court of Directors of the East-India Company..

89

XI.-1. Posthumous Memoirs of a Peeress; or, the Days of

Fox. Edited by Lady C. Bury.

2. The Clockmaker ; or, the Sayings and Doings of

Samuel Slick of Slickville.

3. Piso and the Præfect; or, the Ancients off their Stilts.

4. The Victims of Society. By the Countess of Bles-

sington..

102

Vol. II. (1837) No. II.

Page

Art. 1.-1. The Chronicles of Rabbi Ben Joshua Ben Meir, the

Sphardi. Translated from the Hebrew, by C. H. F.

Bialloblotzky.

2. Joseph and Benjamin : a Series of Letters on the Con-

troversy between Jews and Christians. By Joseph

Samuel C. F. Frey.

3. The Jewish Intelligencer. A Monthly Publication.

Vol. I. By J. S. C. F. Frey...

153

II.-Excursions through the Highlands and Isles of Scotland,

in 1835 and 1836. By the Rev. C. Lesingham Smith,

M.A. Fellow, and late Mathemtical Lecturer, of

Christ's College, Cambridge...

171

III.-Athens-ils Rise and Fall; with Views of the Literature,

Philosophy, and Social Life of the Athenian People.

By Edward Lytton Bulwer, Esq. M.P. A.M..

185

IV.—Evenings with Prince Cambacérès, Second Consul, Arch-

Chancellor of the Empire, Duke of Parma, &c. &c. By

Baron Langon..

196

V.- Issues of the Exchequer; being a Collection of Payments

made out of His Majesty's Revenue, from King Henry

III. to King Henry VI. Inclusive. By Frederick Devon. 202

VI.-Col. Crockett's Exploits and Adventures in Texas.

Written by Himself.

215

VII.-Society in America. By Harriet Martineau, Author of

“ Illustrations of Political Economy.”

233

VIII.-Sketches in the Pyrenees. By the Author of “Slight

Reminiscences of the Rhine," and the “ Gossips's

Week”...

250

IX.--Three Voyages in the Black Sea to the Coast of Circas-

sia : including Descriptions of the Ports, and the lm-

portance of their Trade : with Sketches of their Man-

ners, Customs, Religion, &c. &c. By the Chev. Tait-

bout de Marignay, Consul of his Majesty the King of

the Netherlands at Odessa. ...

265

X.-1. Adventures of Captain Bonneville; or, Scenes in the

Rocky Mountains of the Far West. By Washington

Irving, Esq., Author of “ The Sketch Book,” &c.

2. History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with

Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal

Chiefs. By Thomas L. M*Kenney, late of the Indian

Department, Washington; and James Hall, Esq., of

Cincinnati...

279

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XI.-1. A History of England, from the First Invasion of the

Romans. By John Lingard, D.D.

2. History of England, from the Peace of Utrecht, to the

Peace of Aix-la-Chapelle. By Lord Mahon..

290

XII.-First Impressions and Studies from Nature in Hindostan;

embracing an outline of a Voyage to Calcutta. By

H. Bacon, Lieut, of the Bengal Horse Artillery. 295

XIII.—The Curate of Steinhollt. A Tale of Iceland.

287

XIV.—The Great Metropolis. Second Series. By the Author of

* Random Recollections of the House of Lords and the

House of Commons."

299

XV.-Colonial Policy of the British Empire. Part I. By the

Author of the “ History of the British Colonies,” &c. 300

XVI.-Sequel to Sematology ; being an Attempt to clear the

Way for the Regeneration of Metaphysics ; comprising

Strictures on Platonism, Materialism, Scotch Intellec-

tual Philosophy, and Phrenology; Brougham's Addi-

tions to Paley; Logic at Oxford, and in the Edinburgh

Review, &c. By the Author of “ An Outline of Sema-

tology, or an Essay towards establishing a new Theory

of Grammar, Logic, and Rhetoric”.

301

XVII.-The Spirit of Despotism. By Vicessimus Knox, D.D. 302

XVIII.-The Picaroon. By the Author of “Makanna".

302

XIX.-Goldsmith's History of England, with Numerous Original

Notes, and a Continuation to 1836. By E. Belchambers. 303

XX.-A Little Book for Little Readers. By the Editor of “The

Parting Gift.”.

303

XXI.-The Child's First Book of Manners. By the Editor of

"The Parting Gift."

303

XXII.—Mammon Demolished; or, an Essay on the Love of

Money. By Bourne Hall Draper..

303

XXIII.-Conversations on Nature and Art..

304

XXIV.-An Inquiry into the Nature and Forin of the Books of

the Ancients ; with a History of the Art of Bookbind.

ing, from the Times of the Greeks and Romans to the

Present day. By J. A. Arnett.

304

XXV.-The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth.

304

XXVI.—The Book of the Young, An Invitation to Early Chris-

tian Piety. By the Rev. Joseph Jones, M. A. ...... 306

XXVII.-The Pocket Lacon; Comprising nearly One Thousand

Extracts from the Best Authors. Selected by John

Taylor...

307

XXVIII. - Pictures of Private Life. By Sarah Stickney.

308

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