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Φιλοσοφιαν δε ου την Στωικην λεγω, ουδε την Πλατωνικην, και την Επικουρειν τα
και Αριστοτελικην αλλ' όσα είρηται παρ έκαστη των αιρεσεων τουτων καλως,
δικαιοσυνην μετα ευσεβους επιστημης εκδιδασκονία, τουτο συμπαν το ΕΚΛΕΚΤΙΚΟΝ
φιλοσοφιαν φημι.

CLEM. Alex. Strom. Lib. 1.

LONDON:

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CONTENTS OF VOL. X.

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Ellis's Inqniry into the Changes induced on Atmospheric Air by the Germi.

nation of Seeds, &c.

479

Ellis's Farther Inquiries into the Changes of the Atmospheric Air, &c. 479, 62%
Essays on the Sources of the Pleasures received from Literary Composi-

tions

Estlin's Discourses on Universal Restitution

424

Eustace's Answer to Bishop Tomline's Charge

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List of Works recently published

109, 214, 318, 437, 542, 655
Lloyd's Characteristics of Men, Manners, and Sentiments

601
Lucas's Joseph, a religious Poem

601

Malcolm's Sketch of the Sikhs

Mant's Sermons for Parochial and Domestic Use
Marsh's Reply to the Strictures of the Rev. Isaac Milner
Mawe's Treatise on Diamonds and Precious Stones
Meikle's Traveller, or Meditations on Board a Man of War

Solitude Sweetened

Milner's Strictures on some of the Publications of the Rev. Herbert Marsh,

intended as a Reply to his Objections against the British and Foreign

Bible Society

Modern Antique, or the Muse in the Costume of Queen Anne

Morell's Studies in History

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THE

ECLECTIC REVIEW,

FOR JULY, 1813.

Art. I. An Appeal to the Imperial Parliament upon the Claims of the

ceded Colony of Trinidad, to be governed by a Legislature and Judicature ; founded on Principles sanctioned by Colonial Prece. dents and long Usage, with Observations thereon, intimately connected with the Political and Civil Interests of all the British West India Colonies. By John Sanderson, Esq. Barrister at Law. 8vo. Richardson. 1813. THE Island of Trinidad is a spot which a painter might se

lect as the scene of inexhaustible beauties, where a naturalist would find the subject of endless adıniration, and which a politician, ignorant of its history, might mark out as the probable centre of some future commercial empire.

Whatever might be the surmises of a mere speculative philosopher, as to the future destiny of this great country, its present history tells of nothing but wretchedness, confusion, and bad government. In the year 1782, M. de Chacon, at that time the Spanish Governor of this colony, in order to supply the deficiency which then existed in the number of settlers, was induced to issue a proclamation, holding out a full indemnity and protection against the claims of their creditors, as a boon to all who would reside within the limits of his government. The object of those by whom this flagrant violation of the law of nations wis concerted, appears to have been fully answered. From all the neighbouring European settlements, crowds of insolvent debtors poured into this asylum, and there received grants of lands which could not, by any judicial process, he brought to sale for the satisfaction of the demands of their prior creditors. He must have been sanguine indeed, who could have expected the social virtues to flourish in a population so constituted. Even the West Indians (who have not the reputation of being more fastidious than the rest of mankind in the selection VOL. X.

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