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Title: Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, Volume 17, Index - New Series, January-June 1852.
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                        CHAMBERS'S

                     EDINBURGH JOURNAL.



                        NEW SERIES.



                       CONDUCTED BY

               WILLIAM AND ROBERT CHAMBERS,

        EDITORS OF 'CHAMBERS'S EDUCATIONAL COURSE,'
             'INFORMATION FOR THE PEOPLE,' &c.


                       VOLUME XVII.



            Nos. 418 to 443. JANUARY-JUNE, 1852.



                 WILLIAM AND ROBERT CHAMBERS,
                    LONDON AND EDINBURGH.
                           1852.


                        Edinburgh:
               Printed by W. and R. Chambers.



[Transcriber's Note:  This cross reference of issue number to page
number for Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, Volume 17, was provided by
the transcriber.

   Issue         Page               Date
  No. 418.       1-16         January 3, 1852.
  No. 419.      17-32        January 10, 1852.
  No. 420.      33-48        January 17, 1852.
  No. 421.      49-64        January 24, 1852.
  No. 422.      65-80        January 31, 1852.
  No. 423.      81-96        February 7, 1852.
  No. 424.      97-112      February 14, 1852.
  No. 425.     113-128      February 21, 1852.
  No. 426.     129-144      February 28, 1852.
  No. 427.     145-160          March 6, 1852.
  No. 428.     161-176         March 13, 1852.
  No. 429.     177-192         March 20, 1852.
  No. 430.     193-208         March 27, 1852.
  No. 431.     209-224          April 3, 1852.
  No. 432.     225-240         April 10, 1852.
  No. 433.     241-256         April 17, 1852.
  No. 434.     257-272         April 24, 1852.
  No. 435.     273-288            May 1, 1852.
  No. 436.     289-304            May 8, 1852.
  No. 437.     305-320           May 15, 1852.
  No. 438.     321-336           May 22, 1852.
  No. 439.     337-352           May 29, 1852.
  No. 440.     353-368           June 5, 1852.
  No. 441.     369-384          June 12, 1852.
  No. 442.     385-400          June 19, 1852.
  No. 443.     401-416          June 26, 1852.

End of Transcriber Note.]



INDEX.


FAMILIAR SKETCHES AND MORAL ESSAYS.

                             Page

  Afghan Blunder, the Great, 118
  Age, Prosaic Spirit of the, 401
  Ages, Lost, 17
  Air-Travelling, 215
  America, Railway Jubilee in, 75
  Ayah, the, 249
  Beggars in the Far East, 29
  Cash, Corn, and Coal Markets, 42
  Chapter on Cats,  27
  Charitable Chums' Benefit Club, 145
  Child's Toy, 1
  City Inquest for the Poor, 232
  Clubs, Unfashionable, 369
  Crossing-Sweepers of London, 305
  Curiosities of Chess, 186
  Day at the Baths of Lucca, 219
  Dibdin's Sailor-Songs, 124
  Dingy House, the, 241
  Dinner-Bell, 161
  Edfou and its Neighbourhood, 171
  Evening in Westminster, 153
  Family Life in a Negro Town, 12
  Forced Benefits, 273
  Glimpse of Ballyvourney, 245
  Half-penny Worth of Navigation, 333
  Happy Jacks, 65
  Holmfirth Flood, Visit to the Scene of the, 353
  How is the World Using You? 33
  Imperfect Respectabilities, 209
  Indus, up the, 81
  Infant Schools in Hungary, 133
  Last of the Palæologi, 24
  Laughter, Philosophy of, 321
  London Crossing-Sweepers, 305
  Lost Ages, 17
  Lowell Mechanics' Fair, 181
  Mediæval Mania, 225
  Music-Grinders of the Metropolis, 197
  Musical Season, 289
  Negro Town, Life in a, 12
  Night in a German Wood, 381
  Nightingale, a Musical Question, 392
  Number Twelve, 412
  Old House in Crane Court, 385
  Pattern Nation, the, 97
  Pet-Birds of India, 190
  Phantoms of the Far East, 314
  Philosophy of Laughter, 321
    ---- the Shears, 390
  Popular Music--Mainzer, 103
  Pronouncers, 193
  Prosaic Spirit of the Age, 401
  Puff and Push, 257
  Railway Jubilee in America, 75
  Rambles in Search of Wild-flowers, 151
  Royal Italian Opera, Visit to the, 410
  Rustication in a French Village, 311
  Sea and the Poets, 185
  Sisters of Charity in Bohemia, 35
  Steeple Jack's Secret, 89
  Summer Lodgings, 345
  Therefore and Because, 337
  Things in Expectation, 177
  Time's Review of Character--Robespierre, 129
  Toy, Child's, 1
  Tree of Solomon, 405
  Unfashionable Clubs,  369
  Up the Indus, 81
  Venice, 113
  Visit to the Scene of the Holmfirth Flood, 353
  Westminster, Evening in, 153
  Why the Scotch do not Shut the Door, 169

       *       *       *       *       *


POETRY.

  Bugle Song, 402
  By the Sea, 128
  Forest Teachings, 112
  In Expectation of Death--Constantia, 352
  Jupiter, an Evening Star, 288
  Kunjunee, 384
  Lines, 304
  Linnæa Borealis, 16
  Martyrdom of Faithful in Vanity Fair, 32
  Mountains in Snow, 80
  Nightingale, 392
  Noble Mariner, 48
  Oases of Libya, 224
  Rejected Lover, a, 208
  Saint Elizabeth of Bohemia, 240
  Sitting on the Shore, 144
  Sky-lark's Song, 192
  Sonnet, 272
  Sonnet: On my little Boy's first trying to say 'Pa-pa,' 416
  Tongue of Fire, 336
  Welcome Sacrifice, a, 176
  Wet Shroud, 320
  Where'er there's a Will there's a Way, 64
  Wind-storm at Night, 368
  Wordsworth, to, 96

       *       *       *       *       *


POPULAR SCIENCE.

  Acalephæ, 87
  Arago on the Sun, 371
  Colour in Dress, 123
  Cooling the Air of Rooms in Hot Climates, 194
  Crustacea, their Exuviation, 248
  Dodo, Memorials of the, 360
  Dust-showers and Red Rain, 230
  Electro-Magnetic Machine, 121
  Glaciers, Ancient, in the Lake Country, 400
  Insect Wings, 309
  Insects, Tenacity of Life in, 121
  Ivory and its Applications, 57
  Jelly-fishes, 87
  Lodoicea Seychellarum, 405
  Pendulum, why does it Swing? 6
  Red Rain and Dust-showers, 230
  Sewed Muslins, 125
  Things Talked of in London 77, 141, 205, 270, 349, 414
  Vegetation of Europe, 331
  Wild-flowers, 151

       *       *       *       *       *


TALES AND OTHER NARRATIVES.

  Admiral Blake, Memoir of, 342
  Adventures of an Army Physician, 37
  Artist's Sacrifice, 93
  Barbara's Sea-side Excursion, 373
  Blighted Flowers, 60
  Bréguet the Clockmaker, 239
  Burgomaster Law in Prussia, 284
  Chapter on Cats, 159
  Church of the Cup of Cold Water, 195
  Colours in Ladies' Dress, 144
  Cooper the Novelist, Memoir of, 3
  Counter-stroke, 325
  Country Cousin, 8
  Daughter of the Bardi, 247
  David's Last Picture, 339
  Duel, a, in 1830, 403
  Forest Trees, 160
  Gaspar Mendez, Story of, 18
  Happy Jacks, 65
  History of Jane a Poole, 203
  Hunchback of Strasbourg, 387
  Incendiary, 355
  Jeffrey, Memoir of, 277
  La Rosière, 147
  Last of the Palæologi, 24
    ---- Revel, 210
  Legend of Amen Corner, 227
  Little Gray Gossip, 318
  Losing Game, 135
  Mainzer, Account of Dr, 103
  Memoir for the Million, 217
  Mendez, Gaspar, 18
  Mezzofanti, Cardinal, 297
  Missing Ship, the, 254
  Monomania, 259
  Monsieur Jerome and the Russian Princess, 274
  Moonlight Ride, 281
  My Travelling Companion, 99
  Mysterious Lady, 41
  Night in a German Wood, 381
  Number Twelve, 412
  Ossoli, Margaret Fuller, 322
  Oyster-eating, Facts as to, 224
  Palo de Vaca, or Cow-tree, 144
  Really! Indeed! Impossible! 116
  Recollections of a Police-Officer, 259
  Rembrandt, Story of, 45
  Reminiscences of an Attorney, 355
  Remittances to and from Emigrants, 160
  Robespierre, Account of, 129
  Tales of the Coast-Guard, 210
  Tollman's Story, 293
  Tree of Solomon, 405
  Two Kinds of Honesty, 163
  Vatteville Ruby, 70
  Venetian Adventure of Yesterday, 364
  Vincejo's Prize, 263
  Whisky and Misery, 160
  Wolf-gathering, 49
  Wrecker, the, 179

       *       *       *       *       *


NOTICES OF BOOKS.

  Annuaire du Bureau des Longitudes, 371
  Arthur's Successful Merchant, 188
  Cockburn's Memoirs of Jeffrey, 277
  Desert Home, Reid's, 67
  Dixon's Robert Blake, 342
  Fortune's Wanderings in China, 395
  Gutzlaff's Life of Taou-Kwang, 243
  Head's, Sir Francis, Faggot of French Sticks, 54
  Helps's Friends in Council, 84
  Henfrey's Vegetation of Europe, 331
  Jerdan's Autobiography, 375
  Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli, 322
  Men of the Time, 155
  Prisons, Mr Hill's Report on, 30
  Reach's Claret and Olives, 267
  Reid's Desert Home, 67
  Taylor's Notes from Life, 72
  Ware's Sketch of European Capitals, 126
  Whately's Book of Synonyms, 157
  Willmott's Pleasures, Objects, and Advantages of Literature, 251
  Worsaae's Account of the Danes and Norwegians in England, &c. 286
  Zschokke's Labour Stands on Golden Feet, 301

       *       *       *       *       *


MISCELLANEOUS ARTICLES OF INSTRUCTION AND ENTERTAINMENT.

  Accidents at Sea, 95
  Aërostation, 214
  Afghan War, 119
  Africa, Semi-civilisation in, 12
  Allopathists and Homoeopathists, 175
  Anderson's Pills, 362
  Arctic Regions, Food of the, 91
  Australia, Gold-fever in, 282
    ----, Notes from, 62
  Ayah, the, 249
  Balloon, M. Pétin's Monster, 215
  Ballyvourney, Glimpse of, 245
  Bank of England, 42
  Beggars in India, 29
  Blake, Admiral, Memoir of, 342
  Bohemia, Sisters of Charity in, 35
  Bréguet the Clockmaker, 239
  Brooke, Rajah, 155
  Budgett, Samuel, Memoir of, 188
  Burgomaster Law in Prussia, 284
  Cambridge, Student-life at, 366
  Cats, Chapter on, 27
  Charitable Chums' Benefit Club, 145
  Charity, Curiosities of Posthumous, 298
  Chess, Curiosities of, 186
  China, Paper-money in, 347
  City Inquest for the Poor, 232
  Clubs of the Poorer Classes, 369
  Clyde, Lodgings by the, 345
  Cocoa-nut, double, of the Seychelles, 405
  Colonial Penny-postage, 235
    ---- Training-school, 153
  Colour in Dress, Science of, 123
  Commandite, Partnership in, 138
  Cooling the Air of Rooms in Hot Climates, 194
  Cooper, James Fenimore, 3
  Corn Market, 44
  Criminal Trials, 378
  Crossing-sweepers of London, 305
  Curiosities of Chess, 186
    ---- Posthumous Charity, 298
  Curiosity of Natural History, 248
  Danes and Norwegians in England, 286
  Decimal System of Coinage, 167
    ---- Weights and Measures, 316
  Dibdin's Sailor-Songs, 124
  Dickens, Charles, 155
  Dinner Hour, 161
  Doctor _versus_ the Medicine, 175
  Dodo, Memorials of the, 360
  Dr Dickson, Memoir of, 217
  Dust-showers and Red Rain, 230
  Edfou and its Neighbourhood, 170
  Electioneering Curiosity, 47
  Electro-magnetic Machine, 123
  Emigrants, a Word to Genteel, 143
  Emigration, Genius for, 107
  Emperor of China, the late, 243
  Employers and Employed, 110
  Europe, Vegetation of, 331
  Example, Influence of, 223
  Expectation, Things in, 177
  False Political Economy, 10, 52, 408
  Fire-panics, Recent, 140
  Food of the Arctic Regions, 91
  France, Effect of Division of Land in, 97
  Frauds, Legislative Protection against, 408
  Garonne to the Rhone, Notes by the Way, 267
  Genius for Emigration, 107
  Glaciers, Ancient, in the Lake Country, 400
  Gold-fever in Australia, 282
  Great Oyer of Poisoning, 397
  Half-penny Steamers on the Thames, 333
  Handworkers of Germany, 301
  Helps, Account of his Essays, 84
  Holmfirth Flood, Account of the, 353
  Homoeopathists and Allopathists, 175
  Hume, Joseph, 155
  Hungary, Infant Schools in, 133
  India, Pet-birds of, 191
  Indus, Voyage up the, 81
  Influences of the Railway System, 22
  Insect Wings, 309
  Ivory and its Applications, 57
  Jackson, Dr, Memoir of, 37
  Jane a Poole, a Curious Piece of Family History, 203
  Jeffrey, Cockburn's Memoir of, 277
  Jelly-fishes, 87
  Jerdan's Autobiography, 375
  Kites, Uses to which they have been applied, 1
  Laughter, Philosophy of, 321
  Les Petites Soeurs, Society of, 241
  London Cab Reform, 235
    ---- Newspaper in 1667, 334
  Lowell Mechanics' Fair, 181
  Lucca, Day at the Baths of, 219
  Mainzer--Popular Music, 103
  Marshal Macdonald, his Nativity and Parentage, 416
  Memoir for the Million, 217
  Memorials of the Dodo, 360
  Mezzofanti, Cardinal, 297
  Monograms of Painters, 264
  Monopolies, 362
  Musical Season in London, 289
  Music-grinders of London, 197
  National Debt, Plans for Paying, 52
  Neuralgia, 399
  Newcastle Chronicle for 1765-6, 105
  New York, Fire-panics in, 140
    ---- Strike in, 173
  Night in a German Wood, 381
  Nightingale, a Musical Question, 392
  Notes from Australia, 62
  Occasional Notes, 121, 235
  Ophir Diggings of Australia, 201
  Ossoli, Margaret Fuller, 322
  Painters' Monograms, 264
  Palæologi, Family of the, 24
  Paper-money in China, 347
  Paris, Sir F. Head's Sketches of, 54
  Partnership in Commandite, 138
  Pendulum, why it Swings, 6
  Penny-stamp on Newspapers, 329
  Pleasures of Literature, 251
  Political Economy, False, 10, 52, 408
  Pre-Raphaelite School of Art, 225
  Prisons, Report on the State of, 30
  Puffs of London Shopkeepers, 257
  Railway Jubilee in America, 75
    ---- System, Influences of, 22
  Rembrandt, Account of, 45
  Robespierre, Time's Review of, 129
  Royal Italian Opera, description of the, 410
  Rustication in a French Village, 311
  Sailor's Life at Sea, 221
  Scottish Hospital, 385
  Sea, Accidents at, 95
    ---- and the Poets, 185
  Sewed Muslins, 125
  Sisters of Charity in Bohemia, 35
  Small Investments, 250
  Somerset and Overbury Tragedy, 378, 397
  Spitting, American Habit of, 126
  Steeple Jack, Account of him, 89
  Stock Exchange, 44
  Strike in New York, 173
  Student-life at Cambridge, 366
  Sun, Arago on the, 371
  Superstitions of India, 314
  Surveying Voyage of the Rattlesnake, 236
  Synonyms, English, 157
  Tailor-philosopher, 390
  Taxes on Knowledge, 329
  Taylor, Henry, Account of his Writings, 72
  Tea-countries of China, 395
  Tenacity of Life in Insects, 121
  Thackeray, W. M., 155
  Things Talked of in London, 77, 141, 205, 270, 349, 414
  Tree of Solomon, 405
  Vegetation of Europe, 331
  Venetian Adventure, 364
  Venice, 113
  Vincejo's Prize, 263
  Voice from the Diggings, 201
  Voyage up the Indus, 81
  Weights and Measures, Decimal System of, 316
  Wild-flowers, Rambles in Search of, 151
  Wines, Law Concerning, 10
  Wolves, Children Suckled by, 122

       *       *       *       *       *


ANECDOTES AND PARAGRAPHS.

  Amber, Variety of, 32
  American Editor, 32
  Boston, Scene in, 335
  Californian Items, 48
  Cheap Living, 80
  Children of Prisons, 288
  Children's Joys and Sorrows, 207
  Commercial Ports in England, 15
  Copper-plate Engravings copied on Stone, 416
  Cowden Clarke, Mrs, American Testimonial to, 96
  Dog-selling Extraordinary, 192
  Domestication of Wild Bees, 416
  Dreams, 368
  English Ploughing, 111
  Excessive Modesty, 384
  French Battle-pictures, 31
  Ground-Lizard of Jamaica, 63
  Illustrations of Extreme Minuteness, 304
  Intellect Developed by Labour, 96
  Intending Emigrants, Note to, 240
  John Bunyan and Mince-pies, 111
  Juvenile Energy, 192
  Lard-Candles, 48
  Literary Circles of London, 192
  Lord Rosse's Discoveries, 304
  Lottery of Death, 352
  'Magnetoscope,' 127
  Man for the World, 352
  Mangel-wurzel, New Application of, 31
  Man-of-War, or Man of Peace, 240
  Marshal Macdonald, 416
  'My Travelling Companion,' 176
  National Customs, 128
  Nativity and Parentage of Marshal Macdonald, Duke of Tarentum,   416
  Negro's Account of Liberia, 48
  Nerve, 80
  New England, Scene in, 64
  'Robespierre,' 208
  Sea-kings of Nantucket, 16
  Serpents, have they Taste? 32
  Sheriffmuir, Anecdote of the Field of, 111
  Slow but Sure, 16
  Soap-bubble, Thinness of a, 111
  South-African Reptiles, 304
  Tears of Oysters, 208
  Turn of Life, 79
  Twenty-four Hours of a Sailor's Life at Sea, 384
  Unfortunate Man, 16
  Village Cleaning, 127
  'Visit to an English Monastery,' 96
  Water, 352
  Wild Animals in Confinement, 256
    ---- Bees, Domestication of, 416
  Wings of Insects, Rate at which they move, 176
  Wire Used in Embroidery, 80
  Women, 64





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