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SHACKELL AND ARROWSMITH, JOBXSON'S-COURT, PLEET-STRERT CONTENTS.

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LETTER LXIJI. TO M. TAGES.—Three parts of the English

People subsisting on Charity; Mr. Crabbe ; The Juvenal of

the Poor ; his Shepherds and Shepherdesses ; Hazlitt the Pas-

quin of English Criticism. ............................ 76

LETTER LXIV. TO M. SOULIE.—The Lake School;

Wordsworth ; Politics and Poetry of the Lakists .......... 94

LETTER LXV. TO M. DE LA MARTINE.-Coleridge's

dreamy Style ; a metaphysical Poet; his Genevieve ; his singu-

lar Ballad of the Ancient Mariner ; Coleridge compared to

Madame Catalani and the Automaton of Droz; his Tragedy. 113

LETTER LXVI. TO SENORA BLAIN Y CERVANTES.-Ro-

bert Southey; his Universality; his five Epic Poems; Joan

of Arc; Madoc; Thalaba ; Kehama ; Roderigo........... 128

LETTER LXVII. TO MADEMOISELLE Emilie DE M.-

Religious Poets ; Kirk White; Montgomery.............. 150

LETTER LXVIII. TO M. CHARLES NODIER.—Thomas

Moore, the Parny of English Poetry; the Poet of Radicalism

and the Boudoir ; his Orientalism; his Little Amours; his

Little Scandals on Females; his Disgust with American Liber-

ty; his Melodies ; Lalla Rookh ; the Twopenny Post-bag ;

the Fudge Family; the Ears of George IV.; the Calicots of

Paris ; The Loves of the Angels; Heaven and Earth....... 160

LETTER LXIX, To M. P. Blain.—The Negligences of

English Poetry and Painting; M. S. Rogers the Banker and

Poet ; Newtonian Law of Gravitation demonstrated by a Tear;

the Pleasures of Memory; Human Life; T. Campbell; the

Pleasures of Hope ; Gertrude of Wyoming and Atala; The

Last Man ........................................ 183

LETTER LXX. TO M. CASIMIR DELAVIGNE.—Lord Byron;

Sir Walter Scott ; Viscount De Chateaubriand; First Impres-

sions ; a Mulatto Physician in France; Cosmopolism of Lord

Byron ; War on Cant; Historic Impartiality of Sir W. Scott. 204

LETTER LXXI. TO M. FRED. DONNADIEU.- Don Juan;

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LETTER LXXIX. ro - .-Literary Coteries; the

Booksellers ; the Plutonists and the Neptunians; National

Physiognomy of the Scotch ; Influence of the Lawyers .... 290

LETTER LXXX. to M. DUMONT.-Smollett and Captain

Lismahago ; Sir W. Scott, a Lawyer ; “The Great Unknown"

also a Lawyer; Paulus Pleydell and his Prototype ; Hoax on

Counsellor Crosbie ; Principal Barristers of Scotland ...... 299

LETTER LXXXI. TO M. LESOURD.—Of the Fine Arts

in general at Edinburgh; Leith Water ; Bernard's Well; the

Theatre ; Bagpipe Players ; Music and Songs criticised by

the Author, who avows himself to be a Goth on that head;

Romantic Amours of the Scotch Peasantry ; Dancing ; Jeannie

and her Sister ...................................... 308

LETTER LXXXII. TO — -.-Walter Scott judged

by his Fellow Citizens; his House; First Visit of the Author

to Sir W. Scott ; Conversations with him; his Opinions on the

subject of Molière, Racine, Dryden, Chateaubriand ; Madame

De Staël ; the Skull of Robert Bruce : Paul's Letters ...... 319

LETTER LXXXIII. to M. T. L'AB.—Rob Roy at the Edin-

burgh Theatre; Fine Subject for a Tragi Comedy ; Morality

of Play-goers ..... ........................ 333

LETTER LXXXIV, To M. LE COMTE D'HAUTERIVE.-

Climate of Edinburgh; Craig Millar; Mary Stuart; Second

Visit to Sir W. Scott; Mr. Crabbe a Guest of the Scotch

Poet; Edinburgh Society depicted by Sir W. Scott; his

Family; Portrait of Mr. Crabbe; Breakfast with Sir Walter

Scott; Eulogium on Scotch Breakfasts by a Papal Legate ;

Samuel Johnson ; Opinion of Lady Scott on the Subject of

C. Nodier ; Excellent Bon Mot of Sir W. Scott ; Anatomy of

the Feet of the Scotch Belles; the Stuarts at Holyrood; the

Bourbons at Edinburgh; Destruction of Holyrood Abbey

related by Sir W. Scott ...

....... 342

LETTER LXXXV. TO M. BILLING.—Banks of the Esk;

Sir Walter Scott at Harden ; Banquet of Spurs; the Young

Captive .......................................... 36

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