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On the property of the box-tree to make the hair

grow. Of a stone, that, like the chameleon, has the property of changing its colour, in certain circumstances.

ibid, Description of a new mineral.

ibid. Strange effects of sea-water on cast iron.

74 Obfervations on the salamander. A dissertation on the surprising degree of artificial cold, by which mercury was frozen.

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New materials for making paper.
A description of the manner in which the Japanese make paper of the bark of

ibid. An account of an experiment lately made in France, to know if folk-worms would live there and work to advantage, in the open air.

89 The use of furze in fencing the banks of rivers.

90 A new method of tanning leather.

21 Method of discovering adulterations by lead, in wines, butter, &c. ibid. Method of clarifying train oil.

92 Method of making fish-glue.

94 Processes for making the best and finest fort of Prusian blue with quick-lime.

95 On a durable gold colour, communicated to silver by dew, reduced into the consistence of an extraet.

ibid. An account of the method pursued some time ago to extirpate the grubs of oak

webs, or cock-chafers. On refforing to life perfons drowned, or in any other manner suffocated.

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A brief account of a voyage to India, undertaken by M. Anquetil du Perron.

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Mr. Perron's account of the MSS. attributed to Zoroaster, and of the other

works relating to the religion of the Parljes.
Some account of a controversy, now subsisting among the learned, concerning a

Jupposed-antique bull at Turin.
The rise of chivalry, and the origin of jufts and tournaments.

132 The characteristics and genius of chivalry.

ibid. The resemblance between the heroic and Gothie manners.

133 Description of an ancient Grecian bas-relief, representing the grotio of Eleusis.

136 A differtation on the antiquiry of glofs in windows.

139 The jane juhjet continued.

143 The art of painting bitgloís, not loft.

149 LITERARY

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Causes of the changes in national manners.
On the properest objects of a traveller's attention.
Purallel between Jej s Christ and Socrates.
Dr. 'wift's defence of the church of England, as by law established.
A treatile on good-manners and good breeding.
On the use of fables for instructing children.
Extract from the Case of anthors by profession or trade.
A letter concerning the marquis Belloni's disertation upon commerce.

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The horse and the olive, or war and peace.

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Ode sur la présente guerre.

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Elegy on the death of a lady.

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To a young nobleman leaving the university.

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Inconstancy, an irregular ode.

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From the same.

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On reading Miss Carter's poems in MS,
Verses by Sir Walter Raleigh.

ibid.
An imitation from the Spectator,

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To a lady before marriage.
A prayer for indifference.
Genius, envy, and time.
Lib. IV. Ode 3. Horace,

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Imitated.

ibid.
B?auty and fashion. A repartee.

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The puppet show.

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Prologue upon prologues.

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Mr. Foote's address to the public, after a prosecution against him for a libel.

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Prologue to Florizel and Perdita
Ode for the new year 1762.
Ode for his majesty's birth-day, June 4th, 1762.

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Extrazted from Mr. W. Whitehead's charge to the poets.
The descent to the vault in Clerkenwell.

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The country of famine.
The cave of famine.

ibid.
Ode to duke Humphry.
Portrait of fobn, earl Granville.

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Stanzas to the right hon. C. T. Esq.

ibid.
Epirap for Mrs. Meyrick, the wife of Dr. Richard Meyrick; who died in
child-birth, November, 1745.

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I. ** ** N Account of the County in general, under A

the following Particulars;
* 1. Its present Name, and whence derived.
2. Its Situation, Boundaries, and Extent.
3. Its Rivers and Springs.
4. Its Air and Soil.
5. Its natural Productions.
6. Manufactures.
7. Its civil Division into Hundreds; and ecclesiastical

Division into Parishes; with the Number of Market
Towns, including Cities, Corporations, and ancient
Boroughs.

II. A particular Account of the present State of each Market Town, under the following Particulars ;

1. Its present Name, and whence derived.
2. Its Distance from London.
3. How it is governed.
4. A Description of the Streets, Market-place, Guild,

Churches, Publick Buildings and Schools.
5. Products and Manufactures.

III. An

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