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Agricultural Experiments, 20 Complaint of the Dying Year,
A Little Hurly-burly, 130

360

Advantages of the Sexes Associa- Charlotte Charke, 430

ting, 237

Dutch Robber, 58, 99

Accession Dinner, 269

December, 215

Anecdotes, 287

Dreadful Earthquake, 289

Adventures of a Beggar, 339 Difference of Temper in the

Day in London, 362

Sexes, 478

Madrid, 364

Dissection of a Beau's Head, 498

An Allegory, 408

Epitome of Brighton, 13, 53,

Apparitions, 418

89, 129, 169, 209, 273, 337,

Anecdote, from a French Work, 401, 465

466

Eruption of Mount Vesuvius, 23

Biblical Curiosities, 30

Effort of Human Art, 26
Bankrupts, 4,78, 118, 158, 198, Echoes, 27, 53

260, 324, 389, 454, 510 Epitaphs, 136, 173, 243

Benefit of Presence of Mind, 175 Extraordinary Circumstance, 300

Beauty, 182

Foreigners' Character of the Eng-

Brighton Picture Gallery, 201

lish, 17
Brighton and its Patrons, 265 Fragment, 57, 138
Bankerania, 373

Fleurette, 103
Court and Fashionable, 4, 44, 84, Frederick the Great Defeated,
84, 125, 167, 205

148
Caps, 26

Foreign Executioner, 211, 277
Cossack Soldiers, 29

February, 295
Curious Experiment on Rays of Frederick II. of Prussia, 305
Light, 66

Friendly Barter in Horseflesh,
Corn Markets, 80, 120, 160, 200, 307
263, 327

Fate of Genius, 375

Chinese Justice and Mercy, 141 Festival of the Rose, 473

Character of the principal Na- Groaning and Crying, 227

tions of Europe, 181

Historical Fragment, 71

Conviviality, 233

History of Sugar, 144
Cross Readings, 275, 424 Hippopotamous killed, 244
Composition of the Blood, 299 Hats and Bonnets, 306
Confession of Hartly, 301 Instances of Algerine Cruelty, 66

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Inhuman Atrocity, 111

l'rayers, 357
Instance of Courage, 142 Pompey's Pillar, 358
Indian Women Diving for Sea Pastoral Life and Infidelity of
Eggs, 186

Shepherds, 420
Inscription for a Chimney Board, Pavilion, British Court, &c., 457
219

Questions, 376
Interesting Story, 403

Remarkable Discovery in Gal-
Inkle and Yarico, 410

licia, 224

Jupiter and the Sheep, 148 Rencontre between a Missionary

Local Authorities, 1, 41, 95

and a Tiger, 292

Improvements, 121 Remarkable Anecdote of a Sheep,

Information, 207, 271,333 344

Life and Reign of Charles I., 13, Royal Brighton Tea Gardens, 398

131, 171

Sandy Deserts of Africa, 64

Luminous Fly, 25, 55

Self Interest, 81

Lion an Example for Man, 65 Sagacity of a Bear, 110
Longevity, 150

of Birds, 146
Licensed Houses, 161, 204 Sedan Chairs, 149
London Fashions, 400

Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough,
Miscellanies, 33, 72, 112, 151, 192

193, 250, 309, 377, 446, 501 Singular Circumstance, 237
Marriages, Births, and Deaths, Strange Habits, 241

40, 79, 118, 159, 199, 262, Subterraneous Festivities, 304
326, 392, 456, 511

Selico, a Tale, 345

Mountain of Miseries, 91

Serpent Charming, 355

Moderate Wishes the source of Singular Narrative, 468

Happiness, 143

Story-telling, 467

Mercury, 189

Singular Circumstance, 477

Mount Hecla, 222

Simonides' Satire on Women, 491

Ætna, 298

Severity of Venetian Laws, 494

Modern Mourning, 228

Town and County, 10, 51, 86,

Mad Mary, 433

126
November, 188

Tendaramas, 66
Noble Frolics, 149

Tide Table, 79, 119, 159, 200,
Natural Phenomenon, 404

259, 323, 392, 456, 509
On the Music of Nature, 27 The Sun, 105
Opening a Mound, and Discovery Translumination from the Che-
of Skeletons, 69

inical Transmutation of Dead

On Suicide, 242

Human Bodies, 145

On the Female Character, 414 The King, 202, 268, 329, 396

On Japanese Prayer, 467 The Unlucky Mistake, 236

On Christian Prayer and Praise, The Devil's Sonata, 249

468

The Gamester, 293

Parias and Pooleahs of the Hin- The Revenue, 308

doos, 31

The Boa Constrictor, 352

Power of Genius, 147

The Spectre of Pont Pathu, 366

Providential Deliverance, 220 The Palace, 393

Punning, 226

The Almanack of Life, 426

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The French Soldier, 432

The Oak, 196
The Birth of a Poesy, 435 Sal Sapit Omnia, ib
The Funeral, 436.

Extempore, ib.
The Two Heroines, 481

Epigram, 197
Vaults of St. Michan's, Dublin, Paradox, ib
216

On the Birth of a Child, ib.
Westminster Hall 109

The Drinking Song, 256
Widow Chilcot, and Old John Fragment, 257
Stag, 176

Lines written under a Lady's
War and Commerce, 225

name, 258
Woman, 297

The Invitation, ih.

Epigram, 259
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The Primrose, 319

Epigram, 320
Claude Lorraine, 37

Battle Song of a German Sol-
Epigram, ib.

dier's Mistress, 321
Palınyra, 38, 115

Fragment, ib
Friendship of Sorrow,

'Tis Fancy governs all, 322
Visit to Ranelagh, 75

Lines written in Richmond
The Night Piece, 76

Church-yard, 385
The Whistler to Jeanie, 77 Riddle, 387
Equity of Providence, 78

The Rubber, ib.
The Falling Leaf, 116

Remember Thee, 450
The Hermit, 117

Sonnet, 450, 451
Epigram, ib.

Riddle, 452
Sonnet, 155

A Highland Coronach, 453
Sea-side, ib.

Solution to a Riddle, ib.
The Kiss, 156

Lines from Little's Poems, 507
Impromptu, ib.

Law-suits, ib.
Adam's Lament over the dead Sonnet the Recovery of
body of Eve, ib.

Health, 508
The Sybyl's Tomb, 157

On being awakened by a Sere-
Madrigal, ib.

nade, ib.
The Rebel, 195

The Kiss, 509

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For some time past, there has appeared to exist a regretted difference in opinion and action, between the Magistracy, who hold their sittings, twice a-week, in this town, and the legally constituted and numerous body of Local Commissioners. This difference, in an abstracted point of view, has puzzled many to account for, and may puzzle many more, who merely content themselves with looking at the surface of things. To render the matter, therefore, more easy of comprehension, a slight retrospect is necessary. The fashionable celebrity of our town, every one knows, is but of recent origin-less than sixty years ago, it was little better than a mere village, and its revenue chiefly depended upon its fishery. The salubrity of its situation -proximity to the metropolis, and other causes, at length, brought it into fostering notice, and the resuscitating rays of royalty completed what fashion, in pursuit of health, had begun. The government of the place, of course, was with the democracy; but loyalty, vivid and active in its principle, was never absent from its councils. As the place rose in importance, and increased its population, an Act of Parliament was obtained for its government, with executive vested in the body called Commissioners. This Act, as the town enlarged, after a lapse of years, was con

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