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THE

Eclectic Review.

MDCCCXXIV.

DECEMBER-JULY.

NEW SERIES.

VOL. XXI.

Φιλοσοφιαν δε ου

ου την Στωικην λεγω, ουδε την Πλατωνικην, και την Επικουρειον σε
και Αριστοτελικην' αλλ οσα ειρηται παρ έκαστη των αιρεσεων τουτων καλως,
δικαιοσυνην μετα ευσεβους επιστημης εκδιδασκούλα, τουτο συμπαν το ΕΚΛΕΚΤΙΚΟΝ
φιλοσοφιαν φημι.

Clem. ALEX. Strom. Lib. l.

LONDON:

PUBLISHED BY B. J. HOLDSWORTH, 18, ST. PAUL'S CHURCH-YARD,

SOLD ALSO BY JOEIN ANDERSON, JUNIOR, AND
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Adam's Private Thoughts on Religion
Andrew's Hebrew Dictionary and Grammar, without Points
Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year 1824
A Vindication of the Authenticity of the Narratives contained in the first

two Chapters of the Gospels of St. Matthew and St. Mark
Baker's History and Antiquities of the County of Northampton, Part I.
Bakewell's Travels in the Tarentaise and various parts of the Greciao and

Pennine Alps, &c.

Beauties of Dwight

Birt's Summary of the Principles and History of Popery

Bowring and Van Dyke's Batavian Anthology,

--'s Specimens of the Russian Poets

Brown's, Dr. Memoirs of the Public and Private Life of John Howard, the

Philanthropist

Barchell's Travels in the Interior of Southern Africa

Border's, H. F. Lectures on Religion

Mental Discipline

Burns's Plurality of Offices in the Church of Scotland examined

Chalmers's, Dr. Statement in Regard to the Pauperism of Glasgow

Children's Friend

Child's Companion

Magazine

Clarkson's Thoughts on the Necessity of improving the Condition of the

Slaves in the British Colonies, &c.

Conder's Star in the East

Conversations on the Bible
Cottûs Administration of Criminal Justice in England, and the Spirit of the

English Government

Cruise's Journal of a Ten Months' Residence in New Zealand

97

563

562

385

158

1

Daughter-

Johnson's, Dr. Private Correspondence of Wm. Cowper, &c. Esq.

169

193
83

Jones's Greek and English Lexicon

PAGR.

114

Lee's, Professor, Remarks on Dr. Henderson's Appeal to the Bible Society,
on the Subject of the Turkish Version

530

Les Hermites en Prison. Par E. Jouy et A. Jay

33

Letters from an absent Brother

467
List of Works recently Published

96, 191, 287, 383, 480, 576
Lowell's Brief Statement of the Reasons for Dissent from the Church of England 188

247

78

521

Recollections of the Peniosula

146

Roughley's Jamaica Planter's Guide

97

Rural Walks of Cowper displayed in a Series of Views, &c.

271

Select Literary Information

95, 190, 287, 382, 479, 576

Sheppard's Thoughts preparative or persuasive to Private Devotion

224

Scenes and Impressions in Egypt and Italy, by the Author of Sketcbes of

India, &c.

548

Simond's Switzerland

306

Sir Aubrey de Vere Hunt's, Duke of Mercia, an Historical Drama

163
Sketches of the Lives of Correggio and Parmegiano

216
Suall's Interesting Roman Antiquities recently discovered in Fife

527
Stewart's View of the Past and Present State of the Island of Jamaica

97
Strutt's Sylva Britannica

173
Subject of a Debate in the House of Commons, on the 15th of May, 1823,

on a Motion for the Mitigation and gradual Abolition of Slavery,

througbout the British Dominions

Sumner's Evidence of Christianity derived from its Nature and Reception 507

97

475

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THE

ECLECTIC REVIEW,

FOR JANUARY, 1824.

Art. I. 1. Notes, during a Visit to Egypt, Nubia, the Oasis, Mount

Sinai, and Jerusalem. By Sir Frederick Henniker, Bart. 8vo. pp.

340. (Plates.) Price 125. London. 1823. . 2. Travels in Egypt and Nubia, Syria and Asia Minor, during the

Years 1817 and 1818. By the Hon. Charles Leonard Irby, and
James Mangles, Commanders in the Royal Navy. Printed for

private Distribution. 8vo. London. 1823. YOUNG ENGLAND is running to look at old Egypt, the

sleeping beauty of two thousand years ago, upon whom Time, the great enchanter, turned the key, when we, a nation of yesterday, were a mere embryo,-our ancestry scattered over the wilds and woods of Germany, or sweeping the Northern seas. All her caverns, and temples, and pyramids have been shut and sealed during great part of this long interval; and now, behold the charm is dissolved, and the whole of their furniture--gods, mummies, and amulets, are found as they were left, the very colours of the paintings as fresh as ever! Why, what is Pompeii to this spectacle? That is only an exhumated city ; but here is a whole country brought to light, after having been invisible to Europeans for nearly a score of centuries. Poor Burckhardt has the merit of having led the way into Nubia ; but Mr. Bankes, who travelled in 1815, is believed to have been the first Englishman that ever succeeded in gaining the Second Cataract. In 1816, M. Drovetti, the ci-devant French consul in Egypt, together with his two agents, Rifaud and Cailliaud, accomplished the same enterprise. They were speedily followed by Mr. and Mrs. Belzoni, Captains Irby and Mangles, the Earl of Belmore and Dr. Richardson, and, in 1820, by Messrs. Waddington and Hanbury, who outventured them all. Mr. Legh, who preceded Mr. Bankes, ascended the Nile no further than Ibrim; Mr. Hamilton, Colonel Leake, and Mr. Hayes, no further than Deboud. Norden, who travelled eighty years ago, could only reach Derry; and PoVol. XXI. N. S.

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