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London:
PRINTED FOR THE PROPRIETORS,
By J. Wright, No. 38, St. John's Square, Clerkenwell.
And published by Vernor and Hood in the Poultry;
sold, also, by all the Booksellers in
the United Kingdom.

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MONTHLY MIRROR,

Embellished with

A PORTRAIT OF MR. JEFFERSON, ENGRAVED BY RIDLEY, FROM AN

ORIGINAL PAINTING.

Female Co

............ 17

CONTENTS

- MISCELLANEOUS. , A Letter to Francis Jeffray, Esq., 35

Preface .......................

Observations on Thelwall's Letter ib.

Biographical Sketch of Mr. Jefferson 5 Mad. De Genlis's Duchess de la

Le Kain, the French Tragedian .. 7 Valliere ........................... ib.

The Apostle Paul, and Phocylides Taylor's useful Arithmetic .......... 36

the Greek Poet ...................... 8 Semple's Walks and Sketches .... ib.

Cowperiana, No. II. ................ 9 Card's Historical Outlines, &c, ... 37

On the Events occasioned by a Lord Sheffield's Strictures ............ 38

mistaken Zeal for Liberty ...... Courtier's Pleasures of Solitude .... 43

Melancholy Hours, No. VII. ... 13

DRAMATIC.

The Exhibition of the Royal Aca || Dibdin's Guilty or Not Guilty ..... 45

demy ............

Lee Lewes' Comic Sketches ........ ib.

21

Select Sentences ...

... 23

BRITISH STAGE.

Observation on the Tragedy of

REVIEW OF LITERATURE.

Mahomet ........

MISCELLANEOUS..

Seymour's Notes upon Shakspeare 51.

Herbert's Antiquities of the Inns of

Court and Chancery ............... 25

ORIGINAL POETRY.

Robinson's Proper Names of the Ode on the Death of the Duke

Bible, New Testament, and

D'Enghein, Son of Condé ... 53

'Apocrypha, divided and ac-

Impromptu ..........

cented ..........

The Wanderers ...........

The Letters of Gessner and his Fa-

To Alice

mily ........

The Thorn .............

Lord Hainilton's Thoughts on the

Formation of the late and pre MEMORANDA DRAMATICA, &c.
sent Administrations ...

|| Hayınarket ...........
Dibdin's Introduction to the Know Royal Circus ......

ledge of the most rare and valu Astley's Amphitheatre ..............

*able Edition of the Greek and

Sadler's Wells ............

Latin Classics ............

Theatrical Intelligence ...........

Cockburne's authentic Account of

the late unfortunate Death of

PROVINCIAL DRAMA, &c.

Lord Camelford ...............

Roberson's Sermon on the Duty of Birmingham

Volunteers .......................... ib.

Brighton ....................................

The Impolicy and Impiety of Sun-

Manchester ...........................

day Drill considered ............. ib.

Glasgow

The Letters of Valerius on the State Richmond ......................

of Parties ...........

34 Plymouth ....

Sir John Head's Sermon ............ ib.

Sheffnall .....

Macleod's Letters ................

Wolverhampton ................

The Wife of Auchtermushty ...

Bristed's Pedestrian Tour

180

: PREFACE

TO THE EIGHTEENTH VOLUME.

Though we have nothing new to say, in addition to what has been stated in former Prefaces, we cannot suffer the opportunity to go by without repeating our thanks, in gene

ral terms, for the very distinguished preference which the · public continue to manifest for this publication.

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