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347 nish Fleet, with the Devil, the Pope, Car- very neatly and uniformly printed in dinal Allen, and the Pope's Nuncio, sitting small quarto, and the orthography in Council, Collected for the information of the original has been preserved. and benefit of each family. By Samuel Clarke, pastor in Bennet Fink.” 4to. 36

65. The Alchymist. By the Author of pages.

Ornaments Discovered ;" The Meta3. "An Historical and Critical Ac

morphosis ; or, Effects of Education;" count of Hugh Peters, after the manner Aunt Mary's Tales for her Nephews of Mr. Boyle. By W. Harris, (author of and Nieces.12mo. pp. 206.

W. Darthe Lives of James I. Charles I. &c.) with ton, junior. Portrait of Hugh Peters.” 4to.

THE Author of the Alchymist has 4. “ The Court and Character of King James I. Written by Sir A. W. With ad.

in former publications of this nature ditional Biographical Notices; and Por.

given some pleasing illustrations of trait of Sir Anthony Welion, being an eye

the benefits arising from an early and ear witness.” 410. 64 pp.

attention to Education.-It appears 5. “ Life of the famed Mr. Blood.” to be a favourite system, and it is Wiib Notes; and Portrait of Blooil. happily supported in the very pretty

6. " King James's Declaration to his Jilile Story of the Alchymist, which Subjects, concerning Lawful Sports to be would be found an agreeable balfused.” 1618. 4to. 12 pp.

hour's amusement by young people, 7. The Fatal Vespers: a True and

even beyond the age of childFull Narrative of that signal Judgment of

hood.
God upou the Papists, by the Fall of the
House in Black Friers, London, pop the
Fifth of Norember, 1623. With interesi.

66. Staries for Children, chiefly confined

to Words of Two Syllables. By the ing illustrative Notes ; and fac simile View

Author of Aunt Mary's Tales. 12mo. of the House in Ruins. Collected for the information and benefit of each family,

pp. 120. W. Darton, junior. by Samuel Clarke, pastor of Bennet

These little “ Stories," four in Fink.”

number, each ornamented with an 8. “ No Jest like a True Jest : being appropriate Engraving, are well a compendious Record of the Merry Life adapted to the entertainment, as well and Mad Exploits of Captain James Hind, as to the instruction, of Children. the great Robber of England ; black letter.

The Tales are, [With fac simile Portrait.] Together with 1. 6. The little Girl who did not care The close of all at Worcester, where he for what was said to her.” was drawn, hanged, and quartered for 2. " The Humming Top." High Treason against the Commonwealth, 3. “ The New Doll." 1652.” 4t). 28 pp.

4. “ The Greedy Boy." 9. “ The Second Captain Hind: or the Notorious Life and Actions of that in

67. “ Peggy and her Mammy. By Mary famous Highwayman, Captain John Simp

Elliott (late Belson), Author of Inson, alias Holiday, who was executed at

dustry and Idleness,' &c. 12mo. pp. 59. Tyburn, on Saturday the 20th of July,

W. Barton, junior. for Felony and Burglary. With an ACcount of his mad Pranks, Projects,

An interesting little Tale ; which, and strange Exploits ; particularly how though more peculiarly adapted to he robbed the King's tent of 10001. ds

the Juvenile Reader, will afford also the Churches of St. Michael and St.

amusement to those of riper years. It Peter's, in Ghent. His committing Mur- is ornamented with some beat enthers, Rape, Pelonies, and near 150 Bur. gravings. glaries. To which is added, his Beha. haviour in Newgate, and last Dying Speech 68. New Interest Table. By Charles M. at the place of execution.” 410. 14 pp. Willich. 10 "The Dunib Philosopher ; or,

THE arrangement of this cheap Great Britain's Wonder, containing a

Broadside Sheet appears to be new ; faithful and very surprising Account of Dickory Cronke, a Tinker's son in the

aod promises to be a very useful comCounty of Cornwall, who was born dumb, panion to the 'Compting-house, as by and continued so for 58 years; and how

it the Discount of Bills, and loterest some days before he died, he came to his of Money, at 5 per Cent. may be asSpeech : with Memoirs of his Life, and certained with as much facility as by manner of his Death.” 4to. 24 pp. the large and expensive books now in

The Tracts already published form It is very neatly pripted from part of an exteoded series ; but may stone, and sbows the uiility of the be purchased separately. They are lithographic art.

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of Serampore, Bengal. . OXFORD, Oct. 9. — Tuesday the Rev. A History of the House of Austria, from Frodsham Hodgson, D. D. principal of the foundation of the Monarchy, by Ro. Brasenose College, was, in full couvoca- DOLPH, to the death of Leopold II., 1218 tion, invested with the office of Vice- to 1792. Chancellor; after which he nominated Italy in 1818 and 1819, comprising Rehis pro-Vice-Chancellors, viz. the Rev. marks, Critical and Descriptive, on its Drs. Cole, rector of Exeter, Thos. Lee, Manners, National Character, Political president of Tripity Hall, master of Pem- Condition, Literature, and Fine Arts, by broke, and Dr. Peter Vaugban, warden of John Scott, author of a Visit to Paris, &c. Merton College.

“ Scripture Testimony to the Messiah ;" Nearly ready for Publication : a Work iatended to elicit, by a cautious The History of Bishop's Weremouth, induction, the whole evidence on the most Monk's Weremouth, and Sunderland. By imporiant Question in the Unitarian CooMr. GARBETT.

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The Christian's Annual Journaland * Constantinum Magnum non tantuin Record of Literature. in Britannia Caesarem primum dictum The Providence of God in the latter esse, sed è Britannia oriundum fuisse, Ages; being a new Interpretation of the adeo certum judicat Baronius, ut non Apocalypse, by the Rev. G. CROLY. A.M. nisi extremæ dementiæ homines illi sen- A System of Theology, in a series of tentiæ repugnare dicat. (Strauchii Bre. Sermons, by the late Timothy Dwight, viurium Chronolog. p. 849.)

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349 in Connecticut, America ; with a Life and of Germany. By the Editor of SAND's Portrait of the Author.

Memoirs, A Memoir of Mrs. Hutton, the youngest An Improved Edition of Moore's Greek daughter of the Rev. Pbilip Henry ; the Grammar. By the Rev. Dr. NEILSON, Life is written by the Rev. Matthew Henry, Author of “ The Greek Exercises.". and has never been printed. By Mr. J. The Naval History of Great Britain, B. WILLIAMS of Shrewsbury.

from the Commencement of Hostilities in Characters of the Living British Novel. May 1803, to the present Time, ists, with specimens of their Works ; in- . Mr. James cluding a critical account of recent No. Pope's Essay on Man, illustrated with vels, published anonymously, or under Designs, by Uwins ; and a full length fictitious names.

Portrait of the Author, from the original, A Work on the Fossils of the South

by JERVAS Downs, with Outlines of the Mineral Geo- A few Plain Reasons for the immediate graphy of the Environs of Lewes and Repeal of the Tax on Foreign Wool. By Brighton, and Observations on the Geo- James BeschOPP. logical Structure of the South-eastern part of Sussex. By Gideon MANTELL, We are glad to see that the pretty Song esq. F. L. S. &c.

by Miss Eliza Stewart, -" Oh, come while An English edition of Count Orloff's the pale moon's laving,” inserted in our Historical, Political, and Literary Me. Magazine for April, p. 354, has been moirs of the Kingdom of Naples.

ably set to music, arranged for the pianoLetters on the Civil and Political state forte, by Mr. Joseph John Harris.

ANTIQUARIAN AND PHILOSOPHICAL RESEARCHES.
Travels of f. W. Sieber.

he stopped at Cyprus, visited Amatbant Mr. F. W. Sieber, a native of Bohemia, and Paphos, returned then the more easily sailed for Alexandria in November 1817 ; at the appointed time to Damietta, and there be viewed the curiosities of that city, arrived at Cairo on the 23d of September, Pompey's Pillar, the Obelisks of Cleo- when the Nile was at the highest. His patra, the Catacombs, and other remark- acquisitions, which he had left there, were able objects. Thence he continued his soon packed up and forwarded by way o journey to Rosetta, embarked on the Nile, Rosetta to Alexandria, in order to return, and arrived at Cairo.

during the particularly favourable season, The peace and tranquillity which at November and December, to Europe, that time prevailed, induced him to follow which he reached in sixteen days, and arthe advice of his friends, and undertake a rived safely in the harbour of Triest on journey to Nubia : he set out, accompa- the 8th of December. nied by a Mameluke, in a vessel hired for His collection, which he has brought that purpose. On this voyage he saw to Vienna, and intends also to exbibit the celebrated cities of antiquity, with to the public, is already arranged, and their still well-preserved ruins, in succes- contains antiquities and curiosities of sion, Antinoe, Hermopolis, Lycopolis, many kinds, three of the most beautiful Abydos, Panopolis, Tentyra, Koptos, mummies in remarkable fine preservaThebes (Gurou, Medinet, Abu, Karnak, tion, a number of other curiosities, and a and Luxor), Hermonthis, Latopolis, Ap. selection of rare natural productions of polinopolis magna, (Etfu), Ombos, Syene, the countries which he has visited. Elephantine, and Philæ, passed the Ca- His collected plants and seeds of three taracts, and returned to Cairo, after an Floras--those of Crete, Egypt, and Pales. absence of four months, on the 20th of tine, he intends to publish in Herbaries, April, 1818, loaded with many curiosities. and will afterwards print the physiogra.

He was not able to visit Mount Lebanon phical representations of the respective with advantage this year, because he did Floras, besides a description of the plants. not land at Jaffa till the 23d of June, and His remarks on the Leprosy and the to be able to return to Egypt during the Hydrophobia, will be particularly inteinundation of the Nile, he could only vi- resting. It is well known that the latter sit Jerusalem; he remained at that place does not exist in Egypt. Chance assisted forty days, examined and described every Mr. Sieber in discovering the cause of thing remarkable in and near this city. this disorder being unknown in that counTo remedy the want (which has long been try, and he has accordingly proposed a felt) of an accurate geometrical plan, peculiar method of curing the Hydrophobia, noting all the antique remains of this im- after the disorder has actually broken out, portant city, Mr. Sieber promises to pub- respecting which he will publish a sepafish a most correct topographical plan of rate essay: Jerusalem and its environs.

Faithful to his purpose, he designs to On account of the continued West winds, prepare withiu two years, after completing

ube

the account of his first travels, for a jour. lent workmanship ; also some paintings ney to Abyssinia, and will follow the route representing fruit and animals, executed taken by Brụce to the sources of ibe Nile. with great truth. Great exertions are making at Vienna

The Royal Society of Sciences at Gottowards forming a Museum of Antiquities, tingen has proposed for the subject of a nor have the Fine Arts been neglected in prize, to be awarded in November 1820, the proposed arrangement. The Emperor a critical Synopsis of the most ancient has given every encouragement to the plan. Monuments of every description bitherto

M. Steinbüchel, the celebrated Anti- discovered in America, to be placed in quary and Traveller, has been dispatched comparison with those of Asia, Egypt, on a tour to Dalmatia, Salona, the ruins &c. The memoirs to be written in Latin. of the palace of Diocletian, &c. A pro- Value of the prize fifty ducats. clamation has been issued prohibiting the

Some labourers, in the department of exportation of antiques, statuary, and

Lot, have lately penetrated into the caMSS. from the Austrian States. The Em.

verns formerly dug by the English, in the peror has visited the Belvidere, and seen the splendid collection of works of art be. vicinity of Breuge. In the lowest parts

were certain crevices, which, when laid longing to M. Fuger, director of the Imperial Gallery of Paintings, and has de.

open, discovered a depository of bones,

some of horses, others of the rhinoceros, termined upon the purchase of the whole,

of the same species of which fossil fragPompeir.

ments have been found in Siberia, GerIn prosecuting the excavations at Pom- many, and England ; and a third kind, peii, they have lately discovered several belonging to a species of stay, now a nonedifices in the fine street that leads to the descript, with borns, not much unlike those Temples of Isis and Hercules, and to the of a young rein-deer. · These relies have Theatre. lo a house supposed to have been collected and presented to the Aca, belonged to some man of science, some demy of Sciences by M. Cuvier, and are surgical instruments were fouud of excel- now in the King's cabinet.

ARTS AND SCIENCES.
PORTABLE GAS LIGHTS.

POLARIZED Light.

Dr. Brewster has ascertained that the Mr. Gordon of Edinburgh, bas taken light of the Rainbow is actually polarized out a patent for this contrivance, which light, in consequence of its having suffered consists in condensing from 20 to 30 at- reflection nearly at the polarizing angle mospheres of the gas in a vessel of suffi.

from the posterior surface of the drops of cient strength, and furnished with one or water. Such a change upon the light more apertures for combustion, with pro

could not possibly have been effected by per stop-cocks. A globe of one foot dia.

passing through any prism whatever. meter, properly charged with gas, will This, indeed, is an experimentum crucis, yield a light equal to six cominon candles which demonstrates Newton's theory to be for twelve hours; and so in proportion for correct. other sizes. The forms of course may be Menai Bridge. The first stone of this varied. The result of this contrivance stupendous structure has been laid. When will be, that families will by-and-by sevd completed, it will connect the island of their servants to the gas maker (as for Anglesea wish the county of Carnarvon, merly to the candle-maker) to get their and by that means do away with the preportable magazine charged and ready for sent Ferry, wbich bas always been one of lighting every day, or every second day, the greatest obstacles in the establishment without subjecting themselves to the trou- of a perfect communication between Enge ble of making the gas in their own houses. land and Ireland through North Wales. New HYGROMETER.

The design is by Mr. Telford, and is on

the suspeosion principle; the centre openThis instrument, the invention of Mr. ing is to be 560 feet between the points of Adie, is composed of a small bag made of suspension, and 500 feet at the level of the internal membrane of the arundo bigh-water line ; the road-way to be 100 phragmites, and fitted, like a bulb, to the feet above the highest spring tide, and is lower eud of a thermometer tube. It is to be divided into iwo carriage-ways of 12 then filled with mercury, which rises and feet each, and a footway between them of falls in the tube, by the sensible and rapid four feet. In addition to the above, there changes that take place in the contraction are to be three stone arches of 50 feet or dilatation of the membrane, from the each on the Carnarvonshire shore, and humidity or dryness of the atmosphere. four of the same dimensions on the An. lo point of sensibility, Mr. Adie has found glesea side. It is estimated to cost this membrane to exceed any thing he 70,0001. aud will probably take three has ever met with.

years to complete it.

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On reading Mr: TICKELL's Lines on viewing Let courtiers fawn, and Rome dub saints the Portrait of CHARLES I.

at will, CAN this be he! Can this, the Muse's Yet blot the Martyr, he's a Tyrant still. friend,

[tent bend When Fate, long brooding, burst o’er Whose hallowed Lyre should Vice impo

Stewart's line,

[shine, To Virtue's path, and tune its magic lays And Truth on her dark ways begau to To Freedom's cause, stoop to a Tyrant's Lo, mask'd Deceit, and Tyranny stalk'd praise?

forth, Can he, who sung of spotless Harley's Engender'd by the vapours of the North; fame,

[name? Freedom to fierce Intolerance gave place, The patriot stateman, deck a Siewart's And length of Conscience weut by length And couple meekness with tyrannic sway,

of face ; Make greatness shine, like flattery for pay, Subtle and bold, fierce Cromwell led the And gild a tyrant with its brightest ray ?

van,

[God on man; It must not be! Perbaps his heart too Whose crimes call'd down tbe wrath of kind,

(clin'd, Awhile the Heavens his impious mock'ry To kingly power and pomp too much in

bore, Might grieve, or dread to see his nation's Unwilling still to salite the favor'd shore ; Sire,

Awhile Jove paus'd like calm before a Her ruin'd Lord, like traitor vile expire;

storm,

[right arm; Ravish'd the circling honours of his brow, Then launch'd the lightniogs from his red See God's Anointed fall before the blow Down sunk th' Usurper, death insulting Of subject hand-or else he might deplore laugh'd,

[shaft ; Theill-starr'd man, the tyrant now no more. As from his side he tugg'd th' unerring Wak'd from domestic joys by civil strife With horrid joy the grislý Kiog look'd Himself had roused to bargain for his life

round,

[ground. With men to whom he scorn'd to keep bis As the füll' harvest weigh'd the solid word,

[lord. But Peace, more dreadful than his wastWith men who fear'd not e'en to rule their

ing breath, From ills like these bis gentler soul might Laden with wrongs more difficult than shriuk,

death, And pity woes on which he fear'd to think. Soon stay'd awhile his desolating course, But woe to him who lacks the empyreal Pardou'd the land, and blest it with-acurse; fire,

[pire. A vicious Prince, to every passion dull'd, Depriv'd of which, life lags, and states ex- Pleasure exempt, whose presence Virtue That ballows Kings; bids splendid em

nulla,

[cull’d, pires rise,

[it dies; Who from far Courts had foreign vices Strengthens the Crown, and without which Nurs'd in Affliction, tutor'd in her school, That gives the balance into Justice's hands, Where most grow wise, he'd learn'd to Casts Tyrants down, and crushes rebel

play the fool; bands;

He scoff'd at Virtue, Gratitude he spurn'd, Which came from Jove, and bards com- And all the Kingdom to a brothel turn'd.

missiou’d, caught ; (taught Till roused at length some rash unguarded And, wrapt in sacred song, stern Victors

hand To prize its flame, and fly the ruthless Smote the Avenger of the guilty land. war,

[car, Then bigot James, so mighty Jove decreed, The sharpen'd spear, and quick-revolving Bestrode the race bis wrath had doom'd to For healthful ease, which blest ludustry

bleed; brings,

[Kings; Next issued forth Revenge.--Then Jeffries The wealth of Nations, and the prop of

came,

[name; The mutual bond which well-join'd States And Justice bled whilst he invok'd her unite,

[people's right; Then boundless rage and lust o'erwhelmi Whence springs the Monarch's power and

the state, The child of Liberty, from whose rich And Supersiition sat at Wisdom's gate, womb

[come. Dark as the shades that shroud the Ely. Rough Industry and polish'd Arts must sian fields, Then what is he whom dire Ambition Those shades more dark than blackest swells,

[tells ? midnight yields, To what the faithful Muse with weeping And still had reign'd, but Heaven itself, Whose broken vows, and arrogant disdain reproach'd Of laws he'd sworn with justice to maintain, By the fierce wroogs its Delegate had Drew on fair Britain such a fatal train

broach'u, Of countless woes, the last intestine strife Recall:d the Thunders, o'er the Nation Which claim'd the proud oppressor's for

spread, feit-life? And the huge ruin hung o'er James's head.

The

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