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PRINTED FOR THE PROPRIETORS,
By J. Wright, No. 38, St. John's Square, Clerkenwell.
And published by Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe, in the Poultry;

sold, also, by all the Booksellers in

the United Kingdom.

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MONTHLY MIRROR,

Embellished with
A PORTRAIT OF LUMLY ST. GEORGE SKEFFINGTON, ESQ. ENGRAVED

BY RIDLEY, FROM A FINE PAINTING.

...... 46

CONTENTS.
MISCELLANEOUS.
A World without Souls ..............

40
Correspondence,

4

The Count de Valmont .............. ib.
Biographical Sketch of Lumly St. Clark's Rustic, a Poem
George Skeflington, Esq.

The Sorrows of Seduction

ib.

Thompson's Seasons

8

DRAMATIC.

Biographical Sketch of the late Mr.

Allingham's Weathercock

41

Edwin

Reynolds's Delinquent .

42

The Scotch Music ..................... 13

Clocks and Dials

14

BRITISH STAGE.

Rules to be observed on a Party of

Pleasure ............................. 15

Anecdotes of the French Stage 43

Select Sentences

18

Soliloquy

45

The Language of Passion

ib.

Foote's Comedy of the Nabob

Le Caur Humain

19

The Longevity of Musicians 20

ORIGINAL POETRY.

Methods that Nature hath afforded

Runic Ode

48

for computing Time and Space 22

The Waterman's Courtship

ib.

Song

49

REVIEW OF LITERATURE. Upon a Whiffler

50

The Rose-Tree

GENERAL.

51

Letters between the Rev. J. Gran- To Friendship

ib.
ger, M. A. and many of the most

The Bachelor

52
eminent literary Men of his Time 25 Sonnet, by Miss Seward

.......... 53

Gent's Poetic Skeiches

28

On the Death of a Lady

.............. 54

Hay's History of Chichester ........ 29 Imperial Parliament-King's Speech 54

Todd's Edition of the Works of

Edmund Spenser

30

MEMORANDA DRAMATICA,

M'Donald's Ossian's lesser Poems 31

Drury-Lane

56

The Miniature

.......................... 58

A Fast Sermon for Feb. 27, 1799 .. ib.
Bounden's Fatal Curicity:

PROVINCIAL DRAMA.

London Cries

36

Glasgow

Thirlwalls Royalty Theatre .... 38

60

Market Harborough .................... 61

Mrs. Hunter's Sports of the Genii 39

Barristaple

62

A Description of the Island or St.

Helena

Anerican Stage

ib,

ib.

Hayley's Triumph of Music 40

War in Disguise

ib: || Domestic Events

66

32 Cogent-Garden

London:

PRINTED, FOR THE PROPRIETORS,

By J. Wright, No. 38, St. John's Square, Clerkenwell.

And published by Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe, Poultry;

Sold, also, by all Booksellers in

the United Kingdom.

We are desired to state, in answer to an article in our last Number, under the signature of J. F." that Mr. Grahame, the author of the Sabbath, never saw the Poor Man's Sabbath, or knew that such a poem existed, till it appeared in the bookseller's shops; and that Mr. G. has the satisfaction to think, that he has no intimate acquaintance, who would have acted as an accomplice in the conspiracy which J. F. has imagined.We have to observe, in addition, that Mr. Grahame, or any of his friends, will have full liberty, in this work, to refute more circumstantially, if they think proper, the charge advanced by our correspondent J. F.

Three Odes ; five Elegies ; two Epitaphs ; and a Monody ; on the death and funeral of Lord Nelson, have been received since our last; but however we may respect the intention of the writers, we can neither insert nor admire their poetry.

A CONSTANT READER, on the Death of a Friend, has not been more fortunate.

We hope to find room in an early number for the Elegy on a Mother's Grave; for Stanzas on the Close of the last Year, by MARCIUS; and for a beautiful Horatian Ode, entitled AUTUMN, by a STRANGER, from Dublin.

Due attention shall be paid to the note from VARGES.
A CONSTANT READER, from Dublin, in our next.
CLERICUS'totally misconceives the argument he has undertaken to refute.
An OLD SUBSCRIBER shall be attended to.
We hope to hear from Orlando, shortly.

It is true that we profess to “ hold the Mirror up to Nature, and we also mean to “shew Scorn her own image.” Let W. R. look into it.

A Cumberland Poet must apply to the publishers for an answer to his enquiry.

The fable of the Fox artd the Vine dges' not now. Apply for if rumour is to be credited, the grapes are no longer sour,

A CORRESPONDENT proposes a statue of Lord Nelson in bronze to be placed in one of our principal squares : some such honour will probably be paid him, but if not, the gallant hero has left in every British bosom monumentum Ære perennius.

The continued kindnesses of d. z. ciarmi qur mosi grateful acknowledgments.

Additional instances of the Longevity of Musicians, by HARMONICUS, in our next.

The MANAGER's Friend has made it quite apparent that he is the Actor's Enemy. We respect both the parties, and must therefore reject the proposal.

The Comely Dollar is a poor imitation of Philips's Splendid Shilling.

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