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Issue: 116, 09/01/30 p. 17
Heading: Prospectus of the New Series
Category: Periodicals   Communication   Science   Literature   Art   Trade   
Topic: The Proprietors of the Athenaeum, in presenting a New Series to their Subscribers, Advertisers and the Public, deem it proper to state...the plan...to be adopted for the future. [The Athenaeum makes a statement to its readers. It has altered its day of publication to a Saturday. It will be in smaller type to get more in. There will be a greater range of contributors, including some "eminent authors" and ex-writers for the London Weekly Review. It will concentrate on quality reviewing and article-writing, not journalistic speed. It promises "an increased attention to Foreign Literature, to the Drama, to Works of Embellishment, and to the progress of the Arts and Sciences in Foreign Countries, no less than at home". And now containing "commercial intelligence", it is expected to "find its way to the Study, the Breakfast-table, and the Counting-house, of the intelligent throughout the Kingdom, as well as in the British possessions abroad"]
Source: Athenaeum   London Weekly Review   

Issue: 116, 09/01/30 p. 17
Heading: The Westminster Review.--Writings of Coleridge
Category: Philosophy   Political Economy   Literature   Periodicals   
Topic: [The Athenaeum writer objects to an article in the "Westminster Review". The latter article claims (and the Athenaeum article quotes with derision) that "Mr.Coleridge is a Benthamite in his poetry; a Utilitarian; a `greatest happiness` man", while "in his prose; there he is not his own man...". The Athenaeum finds such a neat division between works of prose and poetry implausible and asks, "Can such a critic have any idea of a human being as a complex, but homogeneous whole?" It goes on to defend the worth of Coleridge`s prose writings, though it implies they may be too demanding for the "honest but conceited man, who writes in the Westminster Review"]
Person: COLERIDGE   MILL   BENTHAM   AESCHYLUS   PLATO   LUTHER   SHAKESPEARE   MILTON   VIDOCQ   CAGLIOSTRO   PITT   
Source: Westminster Review   Coleridge: Biographia Literaria   Shakespeare: Merchant of Venice   Coleridge: Christabel   Edinburgh Review   

Issue: 116, 09/01/30 p. 26-27
Heading: "The First-Fit"
Category: Social Anthropology   Custom And Tradition   Folklore   Social History   Scotland   Philology   Ethics   Addiction And Temperance   Medicine   Health   
Topic: [Fictional memoir in Scottish dialect on the New Year custom of "first footing" with a "scholarly" footnote in standard written English, defining the dialect words used in the body of the piece and giving additional information on the current (1830) practice of first-footing. A temperance version of the custom is coming in]
Prose Fiction Signed: D. L.

Issue: 116, 09/01/30 p. 27-28
Heading: Dangerous Encounter with Elephants in South Africa
Category: Geography   Southern Africa   Zoology   Animal Habits, Behaviour   Elephants   
Topic: [Extract of a letter from Lieut. Moodie of the 21st Fusiliers, on an elephant hunting expedition in Africa, 1821]
Person: MOODIE, Lieut. J. D.   PRINGLE, Mr. T.   
Letter
Issue: 116, 09/01/30 p. 29-30, Section: The Fine Arts
Heading: Engraving. Evening Illustrations of the Society of Arts
Category: Communication   Printing   Art   Trade   Inventions   Printing Machines   
Topic: [Abstract of a paper read by Aikin, on the processes of etching and engraving, now increasingly being done with the help of machines]
Person: AIKIN, Mr.   
Institution: Society of Arts   

Issue: 116, 09/01/30 p. 31
Heading: Early Notice of the Use of Tea by the Chinese
Category: Custom And Tradition   Trade   Food   China   Medicine   Health   
Topic: [Tea, called "Tah", was known in China in the ninth century and believed to be medicinal]

Issue: 116, 09/01/30 p. 31
Heading: Intermixture of Fossils of Extinct Animals with Human Remains
Category: Palaeontology   Palaeozoology   Fossil Molluscs   Palaeoanthropology   
Topic: [Thornville and Vanderback have found a "great, oviparous quadruped", several fresh-water shells and a human finger, fossilized, near Paris]
Person: THORNVILLE, Dr.   VANDERBACK, Dr.   BROBANT, M.   CORDIER, M.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 116, 09/01/30 p. 31
Heading: Iodic Acid: Error of Sir Humphry Davy, Corrected
Category: Chemistry   History Of Science   Illusions   False Scientific Doctrines   
Topic: ["All authors" take for granted the existence of iodo-sulphuric, iodo-nitric, and iodo-phosphoric acids, because they were described by Davy. Serullas has now disproved the existence of these compounds having procured pure iodic acid]
Person: DAVY, Sir Humphrey   SERULLAS, M.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
, 21/12/1829
Issue: 116, 09/01/30 p. 31
Heading: Oil in the Blood
Category: Medicine   Circulatory System   Blood   
Topic: [Babington is about to bring his discovery of a proportion of yellow oil in the serum of blood "before the scientific world"]
Person: BABINGTON, Dr. Benjamin Guy   

Issue: 116, 09/01/30 p. 31
Heading: Severity of the Season
Category: Meteorology   
Topic: [14 degrees below zero Reamur at Perigueux on the 1st of Jan]

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Reviews

Issue: 116, 09/01/30 p. 22-24
Heading: Cabinet Cyclopaedia
Category: Geography   Geography Of History   Maps   Atlases   Popularization Of Science   Encyclopaedias   
Title: The History of Maritime and Inland Discovery. Volume I
Author: LARDNER, Rev. Dionysius   

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