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LONDON:

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HENRY RENSHAW, 356, STRAND.

1836.

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CONTENTS.

Domestic Economy of the La..

bouring Classes, 205.

Doctor Gregory's Description of

Health, 82.

Difficulties, 330.

Acquaintance, 163.

Address to Labourers, 151, 165.

Address to the Reader, 125, 401,

410.
Agriculture, 56.
Albunean Lake, The, 9.
A Mistake turned to Account,

430.
Anecdote of Dunning, 12.
Aristology, or the Art of Dining,

189, 225, 244, 259, 269, 285,

301, 317, 333.

Art of Attaining High Health,

35, 51, 71, 78, 106, 117, 131,

179, 362, 368, 389.

Art of Listening, 400.

Art of Travelling, 221, 241.

Ease of Mind, 326.

Economy of Labour, 232.

Education, 235.

Equality of Style, 359.

Eve of Battle, The, 53.
Execution, An, 27.
Extract from Cowley, 56.
Extravagance and Economy, 181

Derivations, 75.
Dialogue on Pauperism, 102.

Hand-loom Weavers, 173.
Horrors of War, 149.

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Hot Water, 374.

Imposition, 282, 290.
Impressment, 405.
Injury and Insult, 146.
Iscariotism, 130.
Italy, 42.

Marriage in Low Life, 147.
Midnight Reflections, 331.
Miscellaneous, 376, 395, 404,

424, 435.

Mobs, 121.

Mount Vesuvius, 58.

My Mother, 121.

Poor Laws in Ireland, 109.

Poverty and Pauperism, 193.

Praise of Wine, 325.

Preferment to Place, 191.

Preliminary Address, 1.

Principle of Poor Laws, 313.

Principles of Government, 3.

Prison Discipline, 349.

Prize Fights, 342.

Punctuality, 55.

Reform, 397.

Regulation of Charity, 135.
Remarks on the Life of Numa,

13.

Roasted Apples, 373.

Romeo and Juliet, 352.

Sailors, 299, 309.

Savings Banks, 413.

Savings Banks for Seamen, 381.
Sayings, 11, 74, 123, 149, 204,

347, 361.
Self Discipline, 280.
Sick Wives, 229.
Silver Threepences and Four-

pences, 144.
Suppers, 378, 393.

61, 77, 93.

Parochial Improvement, 67.

Pauperism, 249, 266, 275, 419.

Philosopher and the Merchant,

The, 6.

Tea and Coffee, 425.

Temper, 196.

Two Good Dishes, 85.

Twopenny Post, 267.

Youth and Age, 263.

THE ORIGINAL.

BY THOMAS WALKER, M. A.

TRINITY COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE,

BARRISTER AT LAW, AND ONE OF THE POLICE MAGISTRATES OF THE METROPOLIS.

PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY AT 12 O'CLOCK, BY H. RENSHAW,

356, STRAND, NEARLY OPPOSITE WELLINGTON STREET.

No. I.]

WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 1835.

[PRICE 3d.

PRELIMINARY ADDRESS.

DEAR READER, I address you without ceremony, because I do not like ceremony, and because I hope we shall soon be on intimate terms. I have long meditated this mode of introducing myself to your acquaintance, from a belief that it might be for our mutual advantage: for mine, by furnishing a constant and interesting stimulus to my faculties of observation and reflection; for yours, by setting before you an alterative diet of sound and comfortable doctrines blended with innoxious amusement.

It is my purpose to treat, as forcibly, perspicuously, and concisely as each subject and my own ability will allow, of whatever is most interesting and important in Religion and Politics, in Morals and Manners, and in our Habits and Customs. Besides my graver discussions, I shall present you with original anecdotes, narratives, and miscellaneous matters, and with occasional extracts from other authors, just as I think I can most contribute to your instruction or amusement; and even my lightest articles I shall, as often as I am able, make subservient to the illustration of some sound prin

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