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M A G A ZINE;

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BRITISH REGISTER:

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MISCELLANEOUS COMMUNICATIONS FROM || LIST OF NEW BOOKS WITH A CRITICAL

CORRESPONDENTS ON ALL SUBJECTS OF U PROEMIUM.
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REGISTER OF THE PROGRESS OF BRITISH
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REPORT OF DISEASES IN LONDON.
CORNUCOPIA OF ANECDOTES.

REPORT OF CHEMISTRY, &c.
COLLECTIONS FROM FOREIGN LITERA REPORT OF THE STATE OF COMMERCE.
TURE.

LIST OF BANKRUPTCIES AND DIVIDENDS.
ORIGINAL LETTERS, &c. IN THE BRITISH REPORT OF THE WEATHER.
MUSEUM.

REPORT OF AGRICULTURE, &c.
POETRY.

RETROSPECT OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS.
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MARRIAGES, DEATHS, &c.
PROCEEDINGS OF LEARNED SOCIETIES. BIOGRAPHIANA.
REVIEW OF THE NEW MUSIC.

DOMESTIC OCCURRENCES, CLASSED AND
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VOL. LII.

PART II. FOR 1821. E

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MONTHLY MAGAZINE. No. 357.) AUGUST 1, 1821. [1 of Vol. 52.

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LOCKE'S RESIDENCE AT OTES, NEAR HARLOW. Mr. Locke resided, for the benefit of its salubrious air, during the last fourteen years of his life, almost entirely at Otes Manor House, then the seat of Sir Francis Masham, whose lady, Damaris, was daughter of Dr. Cudworth, author of the Intellectual System. Here he died in October, 1704, and was buried on the south of the Church-yard of High Laver, under a black marble grave-stone, which has lately been repaired at the espence of the Rev. P. Budworth. His “ Essay on the Human Understanding,” his work on “Education, and his “ Reasonableness of Christianity,” were published during his residence here; and his published Letters to his friends were, during a period of many years, dated from this interesting house.

SIR,

VISIT of a MUSICAL AMATEUR to the in good earnest to attack the bread and BRITISH METROPOLIS.

butter (which I think the best in the To the Editor of the Monthly Magazine. world), and enjoy the flavour of the

tea,--the cream is too ethereal in hue As I treat myself with a journey to and quality for my taste; but the hot A London once a year, and visit most rolls and wet newspaper are luxuries of the places of public amusement, par. indeed. As I run my eye down the ticularly those of a musical character, steamy columns of this pleasant comI am induced to send you some re panion before the fire, I see invitations marks, in hopes of drawing forth the to the play, the opera, the Egyptian observations of some other of your cor- tombs, the exhibitions, and the Engrespondents upon the same subjects. lish opera. How is it that we have this

There is something delightful in a overflow at Drury-Lane on singing London breakfast.--I always sit down nights, and this dearth of company on MONTHLY MAG, No. 357.

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