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Review of Mr. Giles's Speech in Marcus Brutus, No. 5.
Considerations on the Contrast, 63 Soap, Pazors, and Hot Water, :171.
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Extracts from a new Theologi- Right of Search,
Review of the Miscellaneous
Review of Mr. Buckminster's
Mr. Fennell's Readings,
124 Extracts from Mr. Adams's Ad-
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The Rovers, or Double Ar-
The House of Representatives, 317 The Austrians in Arms,
318 Dangers of American Liberty, · 385
the Indian Princess,
I say nothing but wbat i protest intendment of doing ....SHAKSPEARE.
In a place like Boston, which has always been remarkable for a disregard, if not discountenance of periodical works, and at a time when not only all the avenues to the altar of publick fayour are filled with importunate candidates, but when the crisis in our publick affairs is so alarming as to threaten the very existence of the nation, it may well be enquired of the editors of the present publication, what result they can expect to their undertaking but failure, and what prospects they can discover but such as are overshadowed with clouds. At least it must be required of them, to state their peculiar pretensions to favour, and their intrinsick claims for support, and to show in what respect their labours are required to overthrow the monsters of political experiment which stamp disgrace upon the present times, and which from their unchecked progress threaten to endanger the happiness of this country to remote posterity.
Though the editors are completely sensible of the difficulties they must be obliged to encounter in their struggle for success, and though it is their lot to have fallen upon times pregnant with corruptions in politicks, religion and literature, but barren alike of patriotism, and munificence; yet, supported by their confidence in the sterling merit of old fashioned principles, they do not shrink from their attempt ; and even should it
prove abortive, they can compromise with misfortune from the impression that they have intended well, and have offered some feeble aid to that glorious opposition which has for its object the attainment of peace without dishonour, government without experiment, and national energy without national disgrace. We wish our poVol. 1.