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Acton's (Miss) Modern Cookery, .
132 Godwin, De Quincey's Estimate of,

724
Aird's, The Old Bachelor, &c.
741 Goldsmith's Village, The; by Zschokke,

439
Algiers, The French in, by Lamping,

395 Goldsmith's Daughter, The; a Tale, 1,69, 137, 218, 273
America, Travels in,
593, 599 | Grenville, Horace Walpole on,

123
American Poetry; Mathews',

373 Griffith's State and Prospects of Port Phillip 199
American Prophetess, The, by Johnson, 454 | Harris's Napoleon, an Epic,

193
André, Major, The Spy; Tragedy of,
699 | Hurrey's The Cottagers' Sabbath,

193
Angling, The Practice of; by O'Gorman, 609 Haydon's Lectures on Painting and Design 391
Are we to have a Crash ?
729 Hawkstone, a Tale of, and for, England,

257
Attractive Man, The; by Mrs. Trollope,
784 Hazlitt, Gilfillan and De Quincey on,

756
Banking System of Scotland,
242, 476 Headings to Chapters,

591
Barre, Colonel ; Horace Walpole on,
120 Henderson, Sir John; Niebuhr’s Account of

230
Battle Cross, The; by John Brent,
309 | Heraldry, Lower and Clark on,

264
Black, Dr.; Lord Brougham's Life of,

353 Herculaneum, Visit to; by Mad. Wolfensberger, 86
Blucher, Character of; by Col. Mitchell,
413 Heriot, George ; Stevens' Memoir of,

734
Bode's (Baron de) Travels in Luristan, &c. 189, 191 Hill, The Life of Lord ; by Sidney,

380
Bokhara, its Amir and its People,
191 Hovenden's Ephemerides,

263
Bon Gaultier, Papers by,

i4, 193, 237 Howitts (Mary) Improvisatore ; or, Life in Italy, 252
Borrer's Journey from Naples to Jerusalem, 192 Hume, Lord Brougham's Life of,

344
British Aggression on Sinde,
385 Hunting, Mr. John Mills on,

580
Brougham's (Lord) Men of Letters and Science, 341 Improvisatore, The ; or Life in Italy,

252
Burke, Horace Walpole's Notice of,
123 | Income Tax, Gross injustice of the,

134, 270
Burke on State Pay for the Irish Priesthood, 164 India, History of ; by Horace H. Wilson,

130
Burke's Correspondence,
150 Insect Life ; by Dr. Badham,

400
Buxton described,

640 Invasion of England, Napoleon's projected, 576
Caraccioli, Murder of, by Nelson,

688 | Ireland and her Agitators,
Carleton's Valentine M'Clutchy,

171 | Ireland and Repeal,

65, 124, 136, 203
Chatham, Lord; Burke's Satire of,
154 Ireland, Peel's Recent Policy towards,

405, 543
Celts and Saxons, a Tale of, 1,69, 137, 218, 273 Ireland, Recent Novels on the Condition of, 171
Chapman and Hall's new System of Novels, 306 Ireland, State of, Illustrated by Knockarow, a Tale, 418
Chillon, or, The Protestants of the 16th Century, 310 | Ireland, The Potato Crop in,

762, 809
Chimes, The; by Dickens,
62, 239 Irish Academical Education Bill,

406, 542
Cock and Anchor, The; a novel,
449 Irish Priesthood, Burke on Pensioning,

164
Coming Session, The,

133
Sydney Smith on Do.

326
Copenhagen, Battle of ; from Nelson's Despatches, 692 James' (Mr.) Novels,

449
Copenhagen, Nelson's Attack of; by Niebuhr, 368 | Jameson on Colour-Music,

738
Correspondence (The) of Edmund Burke,

150 Jenny Basket; an American Romance, 699, 709, 765
Costello's Valley of the Meuse, &c.

530 Jesuits, Their Doings,

292, 478,712
Coventry, Professor; Niebuhr's experience of 232 Job Sykes's Story; by John Mills,

642
Dante and Beatrice; by Bon Gaultier,

14 Johnson, Colonel ; Papers by, 450, 699, 709, 765
Daunt's Ireland and her Agitators,

445 Johnstone's (Mrs.) Nighean Ceard, 1, 69, 137, 218, 273
Daunt's Saints and Sinners, .
188 | Journal of a Scottish Clergyman,

111
Dark Ages; Maitland on the,

620 Knockarow, Passages in the History of, 418, 497, 554
De La Motte Fouqué, Thiodolf, the Icelander, 520 League, The Anti-Corn Law, 65, 135, 201, 269, 473
De Quincey on the Temperance Movement, 658 Letters from Naples ; written during 1843-4 ; by
De Quincey on Gilfillan's Literary Portraits, 724, 756 Madame Wolfensberger, 44, 85, 246, 429, 710
D'Enghien, Murder of the Duc,
571 | Lewis' Negro Life in the West Indies,

199
Desiderata for the Coming Session,

133 | Life and Correspondence of Niebuhr, the Historian
D’Israeli, Mr.; Character of,

617
of Rome,

27,94, 229,368,775
Dissenters, Mistaken Conduct of the,

616 Life and Rebellion of the Duke of Monmouth, 50
Disturbances, The, in Switzerland,

292 Life in Dalecarlia ; translated by W. Howitt, 449
Dr. Stark on the Prevalence of Small Pox, 540 Life of Mozart, The,

715
Duality of the Mind; by Dr. Wigan,
127 Life of Jean Paul F. Richter,

517
Edinburgh; Niebuhr's Letters from, 27, 94, 229 Lisbon, Account of; by the Rev. W. Robertson, 111
English Policy towards Ireland,
326 Lower's Curiosities of Heraldry,

264
Exhibition of Paintings at Edinburgh, The, . 237 Lyell's Travels in North America,

599
Feast of the Poets,

649 Lyon, (Rev. C. J.) and the North British Review, 810
Fiddler, The; a Portuguese Tale,
295 Mackay's Legends of the Isles, &c.

606
Fiords, The, and Mountains of the North, 604 Maids of Honour; a Novel, by Mrs. Gore,

299
Fisher's Drawing-Room Scrap-Book,
805 Maitland on the Dark Ages,

620
Ford Family in Ireland, The,

534 Martello (Tower, at Leith ;) Nights in the, 237
Foster, De Quincey's Estimate of,
727 | Mathews; the American Poet,

373
Fouqué, La Motte; Works of,
520 Maynooth Endowment Bill, The,

337, 405
France and Spain, Trench's Travels in,
731 Memoirs of Lady Hester Stanhope,

483
France, Thiers' History of, under Napoleon, 310, 566 Meteyard's (Miss) Struggles for Fame,

805
France's Captivity among the Arabs,
398 Michael Cassidy; an Irish Story,

453
Francis, Sir Philip; Burke's Letters to,

160 Michelet on Priests, Women, and Children, 477
Free Church Controversy; Sydow on the,
167 Mills, (John ;) A Sporting Legend by,

359
Free Trade,

67, 135, 201, 269

, Job Sykes, the Huntsman's Story, 642
Freiligrath's Poems and Politics,

205
Our Hearth and Homestead,

35
French Revolution; Burke on the,

157
Sportsman's Library,

580
French Revolution; De Quincey on the,
550 Mitchell's (Colonel) “ Fall of Napoleon,"

409
French, The, in Algiers; by Lamping,
395 Monastic Studies, Jests, and Eccentricities,

620
German Opinion on the Scottish Church Question, 167 Monmouth, Life and Rebellion of the Duke of, 50
German Resistance to Napoleon, .

414 Moscow, The Burning of, by the Russians, denied, 412
Germany, The Rising of ; described by Niebuhr,

779 Mount Sorel ; or, the Heiress of the De Veres, 306
Gilfillan's Gallery of Literary Portraits, 724, 756 Mozart, Life of; by Holmes,

715
Gilroy's Art of Weaving,
399 | Muller's The Pilgrim of Beauty,

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Murray's Colonial Library,

198, 199, 395 Robertson's (Rev. W.) Journal of a Clergyman,
Naples, Letters from; Wolfensberger's, 44,85, 246,429,710 Rockingham, Walpole's Account of,

119
Napoleon, Fall of; by Colonel Mitchell,

409 Rousseau, Lord Brougham's Life of,
Napoleon, History of France under,
310 Russell, Lord John,

201, 473
Nelson's Dispatches and Letters,

666, 681 Saints and Sinners; by w. J. O'Neill Daunt; 188
New Novels,
171, 252, 299, 449, 784 Sales, St. Francis de; Character of,

479
New Zealand, Adventure in ; by Wakefield, 389 Scotland, Poor Law for,

3:23
New Zealand and its Aborigines, by Brown, 736 Scottish Church Question; Sydow on the,

167
Niebuhr's Life and Correspondence, 27,94, 229, 368,775 Scottish Craftsman's (A) Travels in America,

593
Nighean Ceard; a Tale of Celts and Saxons ; by Scottish Universities, The,

375
Mrs. Johnstone,

1, 69, 137, 218, 273 Seeress of Prevorst, The,
Nights in the Martello ; No. IV.

237 Serjeant Talfourd's Vacation Rambles in Spain, &c. 102
North British Review and Rev. C. J. Lyon, 810 Servia, the youngest member of the European Family, 510
Norton's (Mrs.) The Child of the Islands,

329 Seville, Description of, by the Rev. W. Robertson, 113
Notes on Gilfillan's Gallery of Literary Portraits; Shelley, De Quincey and Gilfillan on, .
by Thomas De Quincey,
724, 756 Sidney's Life of Lord Hill,

380
O Rabequista, the Fiddler; a Portuguese Tale, 295 Simson, Lord Broughan's Life of,

353
O'Connell and the Repeal of the Union, 65, 124, 136, 203 Sinde, British Aggression on,
Onslow, (Speaker,) Horace Walpole on,

120 Smith (Sydney) on the Irish Catholic Church, 326
Opinions of Blanco White,

463 Somnambulism, Seven Lectures on, by Weinholt, 470
Opinions of the Germans, Scottish Church Question, 167 Spain, Hughes' Revelations of,

735
Ord's (John Walker) Rural Sketches and Poems, 262 Spain, Lord Aberdeen's Violation of a Treaty with, 541
Oregon Question, The,

339 Sporting Legend of England; by John Mills, 359
Our Hearth and Homestead; by John Mills

, Esq.

35 Sportsman's Library, The; by John Mills,
Parties, State of,

201, 613 Spring Novels, The,
Passages in the History of Knockarow, 418, 497, 554 St. Patrick's Eve, by C. Lever,
Past and Present Policy of England towards Ireland, 326 Stanhope, Lady Hester, Memoirs of,
Paton's Account of Servia, .

510 Struggles for Fame; by Miss Meteyard,
Paul, Assassination of the Emperor,
316 Sugar Duties, The,

270
Peel, History of his Accession to Power, 613 Switzerland, The Disturbances in,

292
Peel's Irish Conciliation Measures,
543 Sybil, a Novel; by D' Israeli,

449
Peel's Recent Irish Policy,
405 Sydow on the Scottish Church Question, .

167
Picture Collector, The,

629 | Talfourd's (Mr. Serjeant) Vacation Rambles, 102
Pitt, Lady Hester Stanhope's Character of,

485, 494
Tangier, visited by the Rev. W. Robertson,

115
Playfair, Reminiscences of ; by Niebuhr,

98 | Temperance Movement, The; by Mr. De Quincey, 658
Plumley's (Miss) Days and Nights in the East,

Thiers' History of France under Napoleon,
Poetry of the Month; by Bon Gaultier,
193 | Thiodolf, the Icelander; by Fouqué,

520
Politics of the Month, 65, 133, 201, 269, 337, 405, 473, Thompson's Note-Book of a Naturalist,

531
541, 613, 809 Thomson's (William) Travels in America,

593
Pompeii, Expedition to; by Mad. Wolfensberger, 85 Thornton's History of British India,

740
Poor-Law for Scotland, Prospect of a,

323 | Tory Party, The Old; their conduct towards Peel, 617
Poor Laws, On; by George Ramsay, M.A. 79 | Trench's Travels in France and Spain,

731
Post-Office Spy System, The,
339 Trollope's (Mrs.) Attractive Man,

784
Potato Crop in Ireland, The,
762 | Tytler's Tales of Good and Great Kings,

197
Prevorst, The Seeress of,

586 | Union, Memoirs of the ; by an Irish Catholic, 124
Priestley, Lord Brougham's Life of,
355 Universities, The Scottish,

375
Priests, Women, and Children ; by Michelet, 477 University Tests in Ireland and Scotland,

542
Progress of Agitation : Repeal — the League, 65 | Valentine M'Clutchy, the Irish Agent,

171
Prolix's Vir Venio,— The Inauguration of the Poet, 193 Voltaire, Lord Brougham's Life of,

342
Property and Income Tax; Inequality of the, 133, 270 Wakefield's Adventure in New Zealand,
Puckler Muskau, Prince; and Lady Stanhope, 489 Walpole's Memoirs of the Reign of George III. 117
Raby Rattler: The Thieves' Literature,

363 West Point, on the Hudson ; Description of,
Radicals in Parliament; Noble Conduct of the, 617 Whigs, Conduct of the, while in power,

613
Radical, The Term; explained by De Quincey, 728 White, Blanco ; Opinions of,

463
Railway Shares, Rationale of,
749 | Wigan, Dr, on the Duality of the Mind,

127
Railways, Prospects of Benefit from,

729 Wilkinson, Jemimah, the American Prophetess, 450, 454
Ramsay, George, on Poor-Laws,
79 Wilson the Ornithologist's Poems,

679
Repeal of the Irish Union, 65, 124, 136, 203, 544 Wilson's History of British India,

130
Richter, Jean Paul, Life of,

517 Wolfensberger (Mad.) on Naples, 44, 85, 246, 429, 710
Ripa's (Father) Residence at Pekin,

198 | Wordsworth's Poetry, On ; By Thomas De Quincey, 545
Robertson, Lord Brougham's Life of,
346 | Young England described,

617
Robertson's (Lord) Leaves from a Journal, 332 | Zschokke, The Novels of,

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A Lockerbie Lick,
416 Lines by Miss Roberts,
657 | The Lay of the Maidens of Israel, 78

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A Rosary from the Rhine, 33, 93, 166, Lines written in S- Berkshire, 657 The Memory of the Dead,
236, 291, 368 Noche Triste ; the Conquestadors, 694

The Old Tree,

653
An Ancient Norfolk Ballad,

42
On a picture by Corregio,

657 | The Old Washerwoman. From
Baalbec; a Fragment,

428
592 Poems by Mathews of America, 374, 5 Chamisso,
Birth of William the Conqueror,

650
653 Restoration of the Troops at Cabul, 147

The Olden Time,
Bonny Mary Brown,
784 Scottish Peasant Life,
652

565

The Ships,
Buona-Margy,
650 Song,
652 The Siege of Abara,

656
Charlton,
453 Sonnets, by Calder Campbell, 783 | The Song of the Bird,

84
Come awa, Weanie,
651 Sonnets sug. by Nichol's Heavens, 77 The Sonnets of Dante,

1526
Edith Brathwaithe,
619 Stanzas to England,
245 The Trance-Sleeper,

657
Epistle from Fitz. to Lord Dudley, 697 The Affianced West Indian, 619 The World is full of Vanity, 774
Erskine Mary,
650 The Battle of Hastings,

753 / To
German Trans. of British Songs, 367 The Battle of Langside,

654 To an Idiot,

656
Hope. From Schiller,
448 The Hawthorn Tree, Ospringe,
509 | Trelawny,

649
Juliet,
519 The Invincible Armada,
654 Where are they gone ?

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EDINBURGH MAGAZINE

JANUARY, 1845.

NIGHEAN CEARD; OR, THE GOLDSMITH'S DAUGHTER.

A TALE OF CELTS AND SAXONS.

BY MRS JOHNSTONE.

There is a region of the Highlands of Scotland, , that complete revolution which sent the broken lying far beyond the range of summer tourists, remnant of Lochnaveen's clan to the rivers and and comparatively little known even to Southern upper lakes of Canada, or reduced them to solitary grouse-shooters or deer-stalkers, which, among the units in the aggregate population of lowland neighbouring clans and the Lowlanders on the cities. In the deserted tract to which our story border, once bore the name of Lochnaveen's refers, there remains little to show that a swarm country. Among its own people, when it had a of human beings once found a home in its bosom ; people, this wild and romantic region was called, yet it is remembered that the Chief of Lochnaby the more resonant Celtic appellation of the veen, in a cause which he liked, could have led Land of the race, [sliochd,] or, of the sons of the two hundred fighting men into the field. The son of Raonull.

rude sunken tombstones of a grave-yard placed Lochnaveen's country, extending from the centre within a Druidical circle, some remnant of the of the island to the western seas, displays a rare walls of a massive tower, or keep, overhangcombination of the soft and pastoral beauty and ing the lake, and near which there seems to have the untamed grandeur for which the scenery of the been a rude landing-place or pier, with here and Highlands is celebrated. There is but one thing there a few patches of the brighter verdure of the wanting :—the distant mountain peaks still rear | aquatic plants which still point out the trickling themselves above the morning mists, or float in the fountains of the ruined Bhalies or solitary cabins, golden ether of noon; the upland loch spreads its are all that now remain to tell the traveller of translucent waters to the sun; the sinuous frith what has been. There is, in particular, one mass winds up through the mountain ravines and sylvan of ruins which never fails to arrest the attention glades, and the smaller streams rejoice, each as it of the southern fowler or angler who chances to hastens down its own glen, to join that abounding penetrate the mountain recesses of Lochnaveen's river which rolls its placid waters through the country : in a correi, or hollow, of the mighty broadening strath :—Those native pine and birch Mam Tamar, as the guardian mountain of the forests which have twice bowed their leafy honours region once was named, he comes suddenly upon beneath the golden axe of the Saxon, are springing what at first sight appears to have been a rude afresh,—but there is no human eye to note their chapel, or more probably a watch-tower, the luxuriance. Those grassy banks and hillocks, and crumbling remains of which are in summer richly desolated touns and hamlets,

mantled with ground-ivy, ferns, the wild bramble, Eternal summer gilds them yet,

and the smaller arbutus. One or two scattered But all except their sun is set :

yews and cypresses of stunted size, may strike him and Lochnaveen, with all its pastoral softness and with more surprise, as these cannot be of native romance, and wild grandeur, is to the stranger | growth. If he inquire into the history of the but a melancholy country. There is no hunter on ruin, and his guide in the hill be a man of intelliits hills, no fisher on its waters, no matron grind- gence, skilled in the legends of the country, he ing with the quern, no maiden singing in the milk- will be told that this was neither chapel nor tower, ing-fold—no aged woman plying her distaff in but that here stood the sheiling of Donhuil nam the sunshine--no husbandmen are returning from Biodag, i. e. Donald of the Dirk, a once famous their daily labours, no little children paddling hunter and bard, the Tanist of Lochnaveen. He in the burns. A few Saxon shepherds, with their will be shown that from one opening of the correi dogs, have taken the place of a numerous and to- the hunter chief could command the most magnilerably happy, if not very enlightened feudal, or ficent sight which Scottish scenery affords,—the rather patriarchal population; and judgment must Hebridean Archipelago stretching northward and chide with imagination ere one can all at once be southward, and lost in the haze of the Atlantic ; reconciled to a change which the progress of so- while, by another vista, Donald's eyrie comciety seems to have rendered inevitable, and manded the mountain passes of the country, the which, we are bound to believe, must be for the castle of the chief, the fair strath and the best. But our tale belongs to a period previous to f peopled glens, with all their blue smokes. If it

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