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THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY

610400 A ASTOR, LENOX AND TILDEN FOUNDATIONS

R 1932 L

GENERAL INDEX

TO

A T KINSON'S

CASKET,

FOR 1833.

Description of the Vignette Title Page, representing the

Origin of the Orders of Architecture.

tell me, what is this thou hast rais | lar of the Doric order, which is formed with the proed with the mysterious magic of thy

hand ? portions and strength of the body of a man; a naked It is a nero art! replied Lycidas. The forms thou simplicity rather

than a finished elegance, mark that viewest around I found in nature; and this art is a plain unadorned column; it was the first I raised; it memorial of HUMAN AFFECTION.

has a rude and primitive simplicity, for one never Explain thyself! said Amaryllis, with fondness and knows how to ornament a first production. The ori. curiosity.

gin of the first column was the trunk of a tree; my Observe that column opposite.

great difficulty, at first, was to know how high I should It is delicacy and lightness!

make it; the height of the tree was too great, so I proIt is thyself!

portioned it to my own height. Those long arcades Lycidas smiled, while the wondering Amaryllis lean- were imagined from a row of trees; and this dome ed over him, contemplating the column with the tre- above us, but imitates the vault of heaven. mor of delight.

Divine artist! thou hast not explained that secret Yes, it is thyself! raised to thy memory, I gave it something, that silent music, which so touches and so the delicacy of the feminine character. It has all thy satisfies the soul! Nacility; it is a model of a woman with her orna. What thou fancifully callest a silent music, is the ments. The colutes at its head, twining in spiral lines, effect of a symmetrical proportion. In art, no inhar. represent thy locks curling beneath thine ear: the deep monious object is agreeable; all must be balanced, indented fluting: that run down the trunk, imitate the The height must be proportioned to the breath; tlie felds of thy flowing dress: the base, which winds like relative parts of a work are measured by the whole, twisted cords, resembles thy sandals. But the co- and the whole must be consonant to the parts. Such, lamns opposite are richer than mine. What means Amaryllis, are the concords even in marble!. that beautiful ornament, which looks like a rich foliage, This I learnt from nature, for it is exhibited in the tranching from the top.

human form; there we trace an affinity between the It is designed for what it seems. One day, near the foot, the hand, the finger, and all its parts: in every cave, thou didst leave a panier on a young acanthus ; perfect work each individual member should enable the panier was covered by a tile, and the rich foliage us to judge of the magnitude of the work itself. It is of the plant grew around it; and we admired how thy thy tapering arms, winding like tendrils round my basket covered by a tile, had, as it were, become a neck; thy iwo soul dissolving eyes; and the regular part of the acanthus itself, forming a new and beauti- graces of thy well proportioned 'form, that enchant. fel object. Examine it; it is but a copy.

From nature

and from thee, I learnt the gradual charm Wonderful, Lycidas! but thyself, where art thou? of unity in proportion, and uniformity in variety. There, replied the first architect, pointing to a pil

D'Israeli's Romances.

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MONTHLY EMBELLISHMENTSJanuary Number—Portrait of William Penn of Talma — Cathedral at Rheims — View of -Dartmouth College-Lausanne-Kosciusko's Mauch Chunk. Monument.

July-Latest Fashions—Academie Royale de February—The Fashions, coloured-Friends' Musique-Windsor Castle-Tobacco Plant in Meeting House, Sandy Spring – Philadelphia Flower. Exchange-Tower of London.

August-The Serenade-Holt's New HotelMarch-Apprehension-Erie Canal, at Little Departure of the Israelites. Falls Catholic Church at South Boston-Sta- September Portrait of Dr. Wistar-Repretue of Peter the Great-Court House at Cleve-sentation of Rotterdam-Monument to Robert land--Petrarcb's Inkstand.

Burns-An Indian Battle. April-Portraitof John Hancock-Royal Cla

October-Los Musicos-City of Bruges-Berence Vase-Ohiopyle Falls Coblenz-The nares, in India-Hotham Island. Mahogany Tree The Sugar Cane.

November-Skin Lodges of the Kaskaias

Pere la Chaise-La Grange Terrace, N.York. May-Mount Ætna-Crater of Mount Ætna

December—The Peasant Boy-Ghaut of CutQuadrant, London-Fair Mount Water Works. wa-State House of Kentucky-Catching TorJune The Fisherman's Return—The Tomb toise on the coast of Cuba-City of Mecca. Burke 25 June 1922

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CONTENTS.

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120 Duels,

529

Deserter, the

A

386

242 Hanging of the Spy,
Dying Hindoo, the

311 Hippopotamus Hunting,
American Stage, history of

503
84 Dog Dandie, the
331 Harpe's Head,

515
Ambition Blasted, -

108 Departure of the Israelites, 361

Amusements of Comets,

I

406
Animal Sagacity, : 264 Dignity Bali

,

499
Iron Shoes,

95
Alabama, view of the state, 268 Dominie Sampson,

523 Irish Religion,

95
Album, my
273 Dream of Love, the

Joam of Portugal, anecdotes of 165
Arkansas, view of the territory, 354 Duel, a

560 lodiana, view of the state, 178
Air we breathe, the 379 Disappointed Manæuvre, a

562 Irish Trial, an

202
African White Ants,
441

Indian Woman, anecdote of 262
Adventure during the late war, 455

E
Intemperance, on ·

278

295
Erie Canal, at Little Falls, eng. 121 Italian Bride, the
Alexandes Transatlantic} 469
Sketches,

Experience, my Uncle's 126 Jay, John, extract from his life, 407

Encounter with a Tiger,
B

422
261 Indian Battle, an
Excellence of Virtue,
293 Indian Wars,

467

Boxer, the

66 Elizabeth's Progresses, 491 Jacqueline,

502

Byron's Opinion of Beauty, 69 England, by Baron d'Haussez, 496 Ireland, wild sports of 504

Blannerhasset's Island,

70

522

Buttons and Waistcoats,

Europe, letters from the North of 511 Irish Blackguard Snuff,

70 Ellery Truman and Emily

552

Insects, their Eggs,

Blow Up, a

94

} 541

Raymond,

Beggars of Mullingar, 94

K

Bandit's Test, the

101

F

Koskiusko, monument to 40

Beauharnais, Hortense, me. Fashions, latest, for Feb. with

204
} 227

Kingsessing,
moirs of,

49
coloured engraving,

Kentucky, view of the state, 224
Beauty of Virtue,
253 Friends' Meeting House,

392

Knowledge, on
279
Bible, the

73
Sandy Spring, Md. eng.

Kentucky Sports,

444
Bavaria,
398 Farmer Applegate and his Sons, 81 Kaskaias, moveable skin

481

Burns's Monument,

409 French and English Women, 116

lodges of

Bruges,

457 | Fashion,

120 Kentucky, State House of 553

Benares,

457 Friar, the Merry

133

L

с

Ferrall's Ramble in the U.S. 138

Fishing for Popularity,

166 Lausanne,

25

Cleveland, O. Court House, 115 First and Last Ticket, the

43

211 Literary Men,

Cholera Cares,

120 Fairmount Water Works,

217 Legal Management,

71

Catholic Church at South

208

260 Lexington, battle of

Boston, engr.

121 Foundling, the

Feeding on Smells,

262 Louisiana, view of the state, 319

Condemned, the

323
Croghan, the hero of Fort

456
147 First Bliss of Matrimony, the 278 Lion's Visit to the Market,
Sandusky,
Fashions, latest, for July,

Life of a Sailor,

456

Chantilly in the Olden Time, 155

with coloured engraving.

289 Last of the Sarpints,

475

Clarence Vase, the Royal 165 Female Education,

291 Literature of the Age,

} 498

Coblentz,

169

Florida, view of the territory, 317

thoughts on

Conscript and his Dog, the

ange Terrace, N. York, 505

Crossing the Delaware, 230 Fashionable Vulgarities, 360

M

Circassian Females,

232 Friar of St. Luke, the

402

91

255

Crockett, David, Adventures of 282 Feigned and Real Attachment, 532 Mutability of Human Grandeur, 98

Constancy,

325

G

101

Mother, the, a sketch,

Chemistry,

118

329 Gambling,

71 Modern Dictionary,

Conjurer, tale of a

119

370 Grave, the

78 Military Creed,

Consumptive, the

125

397 Green Taper, the

183 Million of Facis, a

Comicalities,

134

408 Gleanings,

213 Mechanics,

Court of London,

Marriage,

134

Crowning the Wisest,

ble to it,

Captured Indiaman, the 453 Grave, the

257

Convent Cell, the

181

458 | Georgia vs. Down East, 521 Mahogany Tree, the

Captive's Dream, the 493 Ghaut of Cutwa,

Mount Eina, with engravings, 193

Moravian Indians, the,

196

D

H

Midnight Scene, a

218

Dartmouth College, (eng.) 25 Hour of Fortune,

86 Michigan, view of

223

Detached Thoughts, 119 Honour among the Indians, 89 Mind, original Laws of 258
Duel between Friends, 138 Hancock, John, Biography Mauch Chunk,

280

145
Dialogue on Duelling,
168

Mariner's Compass,

281

D'Arblay, Madam,

186 Health, one hundred precepts of 233 Mats,

311

Dangerous Tax-gatherer, a 215 Horse, physiognomy ot the 312 Musique, Academie Royale

313

Death preferable to Life, 231 Holt's Hotel, New York, 361 de, Paris,

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