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Chambers, William / Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, Volume 17, Index New Series, January-June 1852
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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