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Drawn by J. Burnett

John Dewiel?

Published by A. Constable k 2. Edin' 1 Mar 1806.

SCOTS MAGAZINE,
Edinburgh Literary Miscellany,

AND

FOR - APRIL 1806 :
With a Portrait of Mr John Dowie, Edinburgh.

Pag.

POETRY.

288

CONTENTS:

Puge Register of the Weather for April 4. Examination of Mr Stewart's Pam1806,

2-42
phlet, .

274 High Water at Leith for May, ib. New Works published in Edinburgh, 284 Mr John Dowie, .

243

Scottish Literary Intelligence, ib. Particulars respecting the Beneficent Literary Intelligence, English and Society of Edinburgh, .. 244 Foreign,

285 Celestial Phenomena for May, 246 Memoirs of the Progress of Manu. fuctures, Chemistry, Science, and

Ode for the New Year, 1806,. 287 the Fine Arts,

The Hill's o' Gallowa', .

247 Memoirs of Dr Alexander Pennecuick

Tam's Fareweel,

ib. of New Hall,

Verses to a young Lady, 249

ib. Account of the Origin and Progress

The maid of Islay,

ib. of Scottish Commerce,

251 Strictures on the proposal of building Proceedings of Parliament,

289 on the south side of Princes Street, House of Lords,

ib. Edinburgh ; with Extract from a --Scots Appeal,

ib. speech of Lord Mansfield, on the House of Commons,

291 same subject, .

253 --Lord Ellenborougi's Appointment, ib. Estimate of the Population of the

--The Budget,

• 290 Globe,

259 State of Emigration from the High.

MONTHLY REGISTER. lands, in the years 1801, 1802,

Historical Affairs, and 1803, . :

297 Description of a party of North Ame

--France

ib. rican Savages,

-Legislative Assembly at Paris, . . ib.

261 On the different stiles of Landscape

New Continental arrangements, 298 Gardening,

263
-Proclamation,

299,

-Order of his Majesty in Council, 301 Military character of the Native Armies in Indostan,

264
-Declaration, .

302 Force possessed by Scindeab and Hol.

-- Cape of Good Hope,

304 kar in 1802,

266
- Articles of Capitulation,

ib, Address by Sir James Macnintosh, to

Naval intelligence, :

305 the Grand Jury of Bombay, 21st

-Defeat of a French squadron, ib,

--Domestic Intelligence, July 1804, ib.

310 Present State of Agriculture in Ayr.

-New Ministry,

311 shire,

313

Scottish Chronicle, Narrative of an Apparition which

314 shewed itself at Rerrick, county of

Address to the Earl of Moira, ib. Kirkcudbright, in the year 1695, · 270

--Civil Appointments,

316 --Military Appointments,

317 Scottish REVIEW. Marriages,

ib. Controversy concerning the Elec

Births and Deaths, tion of a Mathematical Professor, 274 Prices of Stocks,

318

320 1. Stewart's Statement of Facts, ib. Prices of Grain per quarter Corn Ex2. Postscript to ditto,

ib.
change, London, .

ib. 3. Report of Proceedings in the case Prices of Grain at Haddington,

ib. of Mr Leslie, ib. Prices of Meal in Edinburgh Market, ib.

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State of the BAROMETER, in inches and deci.

mals, and of Farenheit's THERMOMETER, in the open air, taken in the morning before sun-rise, and at noon ; and the quantity of rain-water fallen, in inches and decimals, from March 26. to April 25. 1806, in the vicinity of Edinburgh.

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High Water at LEITH
For MAY 1806.

Morn. Even. Days.

H. M. H. M. Th. 1

o 38 3 Fr. 2 I 29

1 54 Sa. 3

2 20 2 46 Su. 4 3 13 3 39 M. 5

4 6 4 32 Tu. 6 4 58

5 23 W. 7

5 49 Th. 8 6 38

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9 33 10 15 10 58

9 II 9 54 10 36 II 20

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1806. Barom. Thermom. Rain. Weather. March

N. In. Pts. 26 29.6 3841

Cloudy 27 29.7 4° 47

Ditto 28 40

Ditto 29 29.85 39

Clear 30

Ditto 29.9

53 30.

Ditto 45

Ditto 30.25

53 30.24

45

0.02 Shower 30.24 41 50

Clear
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5

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Cloudy 7

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Cloudy 10 29.7 40

0.03

Showers II 29.7 34

Cloudy I 2 29.69

45

Ditto 13 29.7 32 44

0.01

Snow
14 29.7
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Clear
15 29.91 26

0.01 Saow

0.25 Rain
17 30.2

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18
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Clear
21 30.2 47

Ditto 22 30.2 43

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Ditto 30.2 38 64

Ditto 24 30.2

Ditto 30.21 42 62

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MOON's PHASES.

FOR MAY 1806. Apparent time at Edinburgk.

D. H. Full Moon, 2. 7. 6. Morn. Last Qurtr. Io 6. 2. Even. New Moon. 18. 7.10. Morn. First Qurtr. 25. 1.13. Even,

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Quantity of Rain c.69

OBSERVATIONS.
May 12. Session sits

18. Princess of Wales born (1768.)
22. Princess Elizabeth born (1770.)
22. Gen. Assembly sits
29. King Ch. II. restored

THE

THE

Scots Magazine,

AND

EDINBURGH LITERARY MISCELLANY,

FOR APRIL 1806.

our

MR JOHN DOWIE.

that the picture is drawn to the life, No taste is more prevalent in and will probably not be displeased

with this opportunity of recognizing these times than that for bio.

an old acquaintance. graphical traits of eminent living characters ; as is fully attested by JOHNNIE DOWIE's ALE. the bulky volumes of this descrip- A’ye wha wis', on e’enings lang, tion with which our sister king. To meet, an' crack, an' sing a sang, dom is inundated. We have An' weet your pipes, for little wrang, doubts whether this be quite the

To purse or person, most edifying kind of study; and To sere * Johnnie Dowie's gang, have not therefore been

There thrum a verse on. libevery

O Dowie's Ale! thou art the thing ral in furnishing a supply of it.

That gars ys crack, an' gars us sing, Yet, that our readers may not com.

Cast by our cares, our wapts a' fing plain of being altogether excluded

Frae us wi' anger; from this gratification, we beg leave Thou e’en mak'st passion tak’ the wing, to introduce to their notice Mr John

Or thou wilt bang 'er. Dowie ; and we appeal to them whe. How bless'd is he wha has a groat, ther'any one can have a better claim To spare upon the cheering pot; to the title of Scotlish Public Cha.

He may look blyth as ony Scot

That e'er was born : racter, than he, whose well-known Gie's a' the like, but wi' a coat, face graces the title-page of our pre- .

An' guide frae scorn. sebt number.

But think na’ that Strong Ale alone We have met lately with the fol. Is a' that's kept by dainty John; lowing anonymous poem, written a Na, na, for i' the place there's none,

Frae end to end, good many years ago, in which the praises and merits of Honest John

For meat can set you better on

Than can your friend. are duly set forth. It is generally Wi' looks as mild as mild can be, supposed to be the composition of An' smudgin' laugh, wi' winken' ee, Burns, who, when in town, was a An' lowly bow down to his knee, frequent visitor of Mr Dowie's ; and,

He'll say fu' douce, at any rate, is a good imitation of " Whe, gentemen, stay till I see his manner. Such of our readers as

66 What's i the house." know what it is, over Johnny's ale,

- Anither bow-“ Deed, gif ye please,

“ Ye can get a bit toasted cheese, " to weet their pipes, for little wrang,” will readily acknowledge

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