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CONTEMPORARY REMINISCENCES,

AND

OF PROFESSOR PORSON AND OTHERS;

FROM THE MANUSCRIPT PAPERS OF THE LATE

E. H. BARKER ESQ. OF THETFORD,

NORFOLK

VOLUME 1.

LONDON:

PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY
J. R. Smith, 36 Soho SQUARE :

1852.

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101. Otium cum dignitate. ib.

102. Anecdote of the Peninsular war. ib.

103. Spots on the sun. 85

104. The Army. 86.

105. Wellington and Soult. 87

106. Dr Desaguliers, &c. May 3, 1837. ib.

107. Ellenborough, Porson, 89

108. Gilliland, Sheridan, &c. 90

109. Sir F. Burdett, H. Tooke &c. 91

110. Anna's grave. 92

111. Spectacles, Orthodoxy. 94

112. Smith-Carran. 95

113. We are Seven. ib.

114. Anecdotes of the Rev. T. Barker. 98

115. Tiger-boy, &c. 99

116. Archbishop Herring. 100

117. To get forward &c. ib.

118. Sheridan. 101

119. Epitaph on Matthew Prior. ib.

120. A Puritan. ib.

121. A sermon on the word “Malt” preach-

ed in an hollow tree. 103

122. Epigram on Elphinstone's Translation

of Martial's Epigrams. 104

123. Suetonius. 105

124, Erskine--Buckles, ib.

125. Percival--Shepherd, &c. 106

126. The Burial of Sir J. Moore. 108

127. Mrs Clark, &c. 109

128. Black Prince, &c. 110

129. Dr Mountague. 111

130. Duchess of Hamilton, ib.

131. Fox and Pitt. 112

132. The Dying Sailor by Peter Pindar. ib.

133. Extracts &c. 114

134. Chambers---Symmons. 115

135. W. Phillips.--Chambers. 116

136. On a Fellow of All Soul's College

Oxford. 118

137. Inscription on the Window of an

Inn. ib.

138. On Miles Peter Andrews. ib.

139. A pious Comment on Genesis, c. 3. ib.

140. Translation from the Greek by the

Reverend R. Patrick. 119

141. Anagram on

ib.

142. Gratitude. ib.

143. Latin verses. 121

144. Utere quæsitis sapiens. 122

145. Aliusque et idem. ib.

146. The fate of genius. 123

147. Satan's visit to Birmingham. 124

148. General Danican, &c. 129

149. Slander. 130

150. An Arabic Elegy by Mir Mohammed

Husain before his journey. 131

151. Sonnet 132

152. Epitaph. 133

153. Remarkable Instance of Fecundity,

from a curious monum. Inscrip. ib.

154. Alliteration. 134

155. Put that and that together. 135

156. Charity--An Unpublished Poem. 136

157. English and German Universities--

Dr Parr. [from a private letter.] 140

158. Poor Richard's Maxims on the value

of time. 142

159. lippoo Sultan's Throne.- 143

160. The Late Duchess of Wellington. ib.

161. The Pitcher Plant. 144.

162. Alexander's Tomb, ib.

163. A Jew de Mot. 145

164. Fielding. ib.

165. Captain Lenthall. 146

166. Chambers-Quin, &c. ib.

167. Ellenborough--Berenger, &c. 147

168. Sun and Moon. 149

169. Dr Gould. ib.

170. O. P. Riots. ib.

171. The Prize-Poem. 150

171*. Ode to Peace by W. Cowper Esq. 153

172. Soldier's Adieu, by Mr Dibdin. 154

173. Riddles, Charades, &c. 155

174. An Account of the Extraordinary

Escape of Athenian Stewart. 158

175. Heretics. 161

176. Toland. 162

177. Charades by Mr Eyre of Solihull,

Warwickshire. 163

178. Original letter of Mazzini. 165

179. Fruges consumere nati. ib.

180. Charades &c. ib.

180*. A scene from the “ Frogs" of Aris-

tophanes, adapted to the present

times. 168

181. Lord Eldon. 171

182. Dr Hawker. 172

183. Charles II. ib.

184. Ned Ward. ib.

185. The Ambassador, ib.

186. Loggerheads. ib.

187. Lace. 177

188. An inch and an ell. ib.

189. Kettle and Sauce. ib.

190. Henry VIII and Francis I. ib.

191. Bond and Cromwell. 174

192. Daniel Purcell. ib.

193. Too late. ib.

194. Legal evidence. ib.

195. Spring-guns and man-traps. ib.

196. Whole-sale and Re-tail. 175

197. The knave and the fool. ib.

198. Silk and Worsted. ib.

199. Brevity. ib.

200. Arms. ib.

201. Castles. 176

202. Sheridan and the Coal cellar. 178

203. Erskine, &c. ib.

204. A...... N.... 179

205. Effect of Mustard and Ashes on the

stomach. 180

206. Carbery Rocks. ib.

207. Challenging the jury. 183

208. Lord Stair. ib.

209. Julius Cæsar. ib.

210. Curious effects of large empires. 184

211. Crabbe. 186

212. The stocks. 187

213. Ostler. ib.

214. Shooting rubbish. ib.

215. Through the wood, Laddie. ib.

216. Medicine. ib.

217. Learning. 188

218. Death. ib.

219. The sign of the Bear. ib.

220. Colman. ib.

21. Rogers. 189

22. Wedlock. ib.

23. On oath. ib.

24. Book-binding. ib.

25. Note of Interrogation. ib.

26. Note of Admiration. 190

227. Irish regiments. ib.

28. Sir R. Peel and Lord Morpeth. ib.

29. Dr Parr. 192

30. The Butterfly. 194

31. Diamond. 196

32. Payne Knight, &c. ib.

33. Fox and Burke. 197

34. Jekyl. ib.

35. Reflections on the Population of

China and its Causes. 198

36. The sun. 201

37. Curran. ib.

38. Cloth-machinery. 202

39. Mrs Clark. ib.

240. Mr Montgomery. 203

41. Wilkes. ib.

42. Imprisonment for debt. ib.

43. Alfred M...... &c. 211

44. Intrepidity of a Mother. 212

45. Sir R. Wilson, Lavalette, Lords Eldon

and Stowell. ib.

46. Beau Nash. 215

47. The lawyer's fee. ib.

48. Price of poultry. ib.

49. Bills. ib.

250. Regia Theca &c. 216

51. Longevity, ib.

52. Tom and Dick. ib.

53. Epitaph. ib.

54. The Eddystone Light-house. 217

55. Tobacco, ib.

56. Horæ Carthusianæ, ib.

57. The Irish Footman, 220

58. Barbarism, ib.
59. Waist. ib.

260. The Landlord and Tenant. 221

61. Passing sentence. ib.

62. A Duel prevented. ib.

63. Admiral Duncan. ib.

64. Boileau. ib.

65. The brothers. 222

66. Sowing and reaping. ib.

67. Hares. ib.

68. Shaking hands. ib.

69. Insanity. ib.

270. Snow. 223

71. Ireland the leaper. ib.

72. Letter from Theodore Hook concern-

ing the Devil's walk. 224

73. Strenua Inertia translated. 225.

74. Starvation in the Fleet, &c. 227

75. Billy Taylor &c. 228

76. Sunday legislation. ib.

77. The book-worm's wife. 229

78. Selfish. ib.

79. Exchange no robbery. ib.

280. Swearing, &c. ib.

81. Tithes in France and in England. 230

82. Emma and Jane. 231

83. Gladiators. ib.

84. Fool-hardy. ib.

85. The Dog and Serjeant. ib.

86. Malta - Buonaparte, &c. 232

87. Original letter from Germany. ib.

88. Green and Tallents. 240

289. Tight skin. 241

90. On Hadrian's address to his soul. ib.

91. Sternhold and Hopkins. 243

92. Canonicals, 244

93. Devil's own-Erskine. ib.

94. Manners and More. ib.

95. Sagacity of the dog. 245

96. Game-cocks. ib.

97. Junius. ib.

98. Sellis-Geo. IV--Carpue. 246

99. Marriage. ib.

300. A Soldier's wife. 247

301. Solicitor and attorney. ib.

302. Curing a fearful Horse. ib..

303. Lord Bateman. ib.

304. Coral islands. 248

305. Bulwer. 251

306. Manilla-Latin letters. ib.

307. Calculating Boys. ib.

308. On arborescent figures, an original

paper by Sir A. Carlile. 252

309. Nelson, Huskisson, Rothschild. 255

310. St John's Head. 256

311. Waiters. ib.

312. The apothecary

and the

Irish

woman, 257

313. Falstaff. ib.

314. Gone off. ib.

315. The Butcher's gallantry. ib.

316. Funeral. ib.

317. Shall and will. 258

318. Did and was. ib.

319. Ould Ireland. ib.

320. Ice-creams. ib.

321. Irish courage. ib.

322. Ænigmas. 259

323. Churching. 260

324. Beau Nash. ib.

325. Charles of Burgundy. ib.

326. A brief notice of Mr Thomas Taylor,

the celebrated Platonist, with a com-

plete list of his published works. 261

327. Memory, Jan. 30, 1839. 274.

328. G. Dyer, &c. ib.

329. Satyrs and Satires. 275

330. Disney the Bigamist. 276

331. Marbles Used in Killing Oxen. 279

332. Wine. ib.

333. Inscription. 280

334. The two thieves. 822

335. The Deaf man. 283

336. Authorship of certain Articles in the

Reviews. ib.

337. A small house. 284

338. Appetite. 285

339. Diogenes. ib.

340. Grimanus. ib.

341. Short memoranda. 286

342. Jekyll-Lord Kenyon's spit. 287

343. The six Physicians. ib.

344. Sir E. Coke. ib.

345 Aristides. 288

346. Miltiades. ib.

347. Archipoeta. ib.

348. Stolen goods. ib.

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