Mirror of Literature,  12 (1828), 270.

Principles of Blackwood's Magazine



Extract. Miscellaneous

Publications extracted:

Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine


Astronomy, Time, Cosmology, Eschatology

    In an extract from the 'Noctes Ambrosianæ', the Ettrick Shepherd [James Hogg] charges Christopher North [John Wilson] with editing a magazine that has been 'deludin' and distracktin' men and women folk, till it's impossible for them to ken [...] if the Millennium be really close at haun'—or the present Solar System be calculated to last to a' eternity'.

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