Imágenes de páginas
PDF
EPUB

THE

GLEANER:

A SERIES OF
PERIODICAL ESSAYS;

SELECTED AND ARRANGED FROM

SCARCE OR NEGLECTED VOLUMES,

WITH

AN INTRODUCTION, AND NOTES,

BY

NATHAN DRAKE, M. D.

AUTHOR OF “ LITERARY HOURS,” AND OF “ESSAYS ON

PERIODICAL LITERATURE."

apis Matin
More modoqne,
Grata carpentis thyma per laborem
Plurimum.

HOR.

IN FOUR VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

London:
PRINTED FOR SUTTABY, EVANCE, AND CO. STATIONERS' court; AND

ROBE":TBALDWIN, PATEP-XOSTER ROW; ALSO FOR WILLIAM BLACKWOOD,
EDINBURGH, AND MICHAEL KEENE, DUBLIN. .

1811.''

[merged small][ocr errors][merged small]
[ocr errors]

......

......

tale .........;;.•••'n

161

No.

FAGE.

LXIX. On the passion of revenge ........ 142

LXX. Death, the fear of it irrational .

149

LXXI. Zulima and the Talisman ; an Oriental

154

LXXII. The same concluded ......

LXXIII. Description of animalcules in water ..

LXXIV. On epic poetry ....................

182

LXXV. On the subserviency of the several series

of beings in the visible creation to one

another .........................

189

LXXVI. The Innkeeper, a story .............. 197

LXXVII. The same concluded....

203

LXXVIII. Observations on the echini marini or

sea-eggs d........................

210

- LXXIX. On tragedy. Ode to Horror ........
LXXX. On proneness to contempt, as an almost

certain sign of a depraved mind and a

bad ternper ....................... 233

LXXXI. On the Sabbath, its institution and design 241

LXXXII. Muley Hassein, an Arabian tale ....... 250

"LXXXIII. On comedy ....

259

LXXXIV. Carnation with its insects, viewed by a

microscope .......................

LXXXV. On the study of the Bible ............ 275

LXXXVI. Magiscatzin in search of happiness, a tale 283

LXXXVII. The same continued ...... ........

289

LXXXVIII. The same concluded ....

297

LXXXIX. On the inhabitants of the exterior of an

. oyster-shell .. i...

304

XC. The same concluded .......

311

XCI. On the negle

On the neglect of English artists .... 317

crimini XCII. A view of Parnassus, a dream .... 326

XCIII. On the advantages of reading .... 334

XCIV. Observations on reptiles in frozen vege-

344

XCV. On modern genius. Ode ............ 351

XCVI. Sacrifice to the Graces, a dream ...... 360

XCVII. On the silence of Dido at the sight of

Aneas. .........................

368

XCVIII. Observations on a song of Beaumont and

Fletcher .........

376

CIX. On Virgil's treatment of the character of

Amata ......................... 385

C. An election in Parnassus, a dream ..... 395

268

tables .........

XO

« AnteriorContinuar »