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PREFACE.

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A COMPLETE volume for the year 1801 is now presented to the public by the proprietors of the Union Magazine. They trust, that those who have honoured the work with their patronage, will not, after an impartial review of it in all its branches, find cause to reproach them with any breach of the engagements to the performance of which they pledged themselves in their prospectus. They readily admit, that, like every work of the same nature, it is not without defects; but, taken as á whole, they do not shrink from a fair comparison of its merits with those of the other monthly publications.

In the Biographical Sketches the utmost attention has been given to correctness of statement, which has been generally collected from authentic sources, while the language of servile adulation and gross invective has been studiously avoided.

The Miscellaneous Department will be found to contain more original matter, at once combining what is useful and what is entertaining, than that which commonly occurs in similar undertakings. Particular care has been given to confer on the Fine Arts, by selection, or by criticism, the interest and distinction to which they have an undisputed claim

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in a state of liberal and refined society; nor have those which form the grand stamina of national prosperity, agriculture, manufactures, and commerce, been passed over without due notice.

Of the Political Sentiments of which the Magazine has been the vehicle, it may be said, with pride and confidence, that they are those only which emapate from the genuine spirit of the British Constitution.

In short, the proprietors beg leave to express a well-founded conviction, that in no single branch of the work have the plan and execution been such as to justify their subscribers in applying to them the sentiment of the poet :

They keep the word of promise to our ear,
" And break it to our hoje."

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ACADEMY, Royal

61, 412
Contrast

106
Anacreon, imitation of
189 Conscicoce, scrupulous

107
Anagrams
387 Corsair, the

190
Anacharsis, anecdote of 391 Cows

125
Alexandria, account of
SS Corn, preserving

126
Angelo, Michael, anecdote of 108 Copenhagen, questions the R. S. 126
Astley, Lord, anecdote of 109 || Cook, Mr. indisposition of and
Adelaide
118 critique on

191, 262
American Indians, account of 383 Clove-Trec

194
Alexander the Great, anecdote 391 Cromwell, anccdote of 246
Abercrombie, Sir R. account of 413

copy of a letter to 304
Antiquities of Eng. No. IV. 37, 92 Coronation at Moscow

305
African Slave, petition of 153 Controversies

317
Animal Kingdom

171 Cromwell, Richard, anecdote of 318
Anticipation of Pleasure, essay 236 Custom of drinking for Sheriffs,
Aristhenes, 200cdotc of 391 origin of
Aphorisms for Youth

334 Cumberland, customs peculiar to 95
Acon and Leonilla
332 Darwin, Dr. Icitcr to

19
Aquinas, anecdote of
47 Drama, French

121
August, sonnet to
118 Days of Old

391
Authors

176 Descriptive Catalog. of Pictures 393
Banks, Sir J.

212 Death Song of a Celtic Warrior 401
Bacon's Essays
249 Distinction

317
Bayard, Chev.
319 Drury-Lane

335, 406
Blair, beauties of
328 Dyer's Poems

51
Breweries of London

66 Edwards, Rabbi, anecdote of 48
Bleaching, new mode of 194 Engraving, by Morghen

60
Bears

244 Ends, great, fr. small beginnings 106
Bread, price of
369 Engraving, by Bromley

122
Births 68,138, 205, 278, 351, 423 Essay by J. P. Craft

166
Brisson's Elements
113 Escapes

261
Bion, translation from

258 Experiment, curious, for lifting
Billington, Mrs.
259 Ships

127
Boulogne, description of 123 Eccentric Biography

529
Boerhaave, anecdote of
109 English, the

107
Butcher Row

Epitaph

109
Buffon de la Jeunesse

Epigrams

332, 402
Challenge, singular
42 Epitaph on a Lap-Dog

401
Catch-Club, Hibernian
59 Employment

175
Causcs and Effects
105 Eugene

55
Carriage moved by mechanism 126 Egypt, convention for the eva-
Cairo, capture of
131 cuation of

132
Charles V. anecdote of

246
Egypt

198
I. account of the burial 299 France, negotiation with 132
Classical Enthusiast

303 Fashions, Parisian 192, 264, 411
Canzonet
333 Family, Ancient

264
Charles XII. anecdote of 390 France & Portugal, treaty betw. 266
Cardinal Wolsey, anecdote of 392

Russia

268
Charles II. anecdote of

392

-Ottoman Porte 269
Chains of the Heart

403
- England

270
Century, 16th, manners of 105 False Learning

381
Circumstances, change of · 107

French Prizes for Carding Wool 196
singular

232 Free Masonry, influence of 151
Christianity, first introduction Fred. the Grt. anecdote of 297,892
amongst the Russians
311 Friend, Dr. anccdote of

318
Confusion of Ideas

French Dramatic Criticism 406
Coincidence, curious
45 Frend, Dr. on the death of 333

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