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and corrected the errors which abounded Musica and Fabulas Literarias of Yriin the other copies. From the accuracy arte, is about to publith a new and imwith which the Persian Geographer de- proved edition of Jarvis's version of Don fcribes the distances of places, the roads, Quixotte, embellished with superb enrivers, and mountains, as well as the gravings, and illuftrated by notes, histocities, towns, and villages, the errors of rical, critical, and literary, from the all the maps of Persia hitherto published pens of Mayans, Bowle, Vicente de los may be corrected, and a multiplicity of Rios, Pellicer, and other able commennames added. To the antiquary and tators. Mr. Belfour proposes to add historian, this work will not be less interest- remarks on the lite and writings of Cering than to the geographer, as it describes vantes; anecdotes of his cotemporaries; the monuments of former ages found in and particulars of the manners, customs, various parts of Iran, or Perlia, and and state of literature of the time in contains many curious anecdotes of the which he lived. ancient fovereigns of that gelebrated - Dr. Scort is preparing a new edition, reempire. This work will form a quarto vised, and trantiated from the Arabic MS. volume, with a map.
brought over by Mr. Montague, of the : In addition to the particulars to which Arabian Night's Entertainments; with we gave place laft month, relative to the notes iHuftrative of the customs and manvoyage of Lord VALENIIA, we are now ners of the country. The additional enabled to state, that, after he left the tales, which have never been translated, Ganges, he performed the ordinary coast- are said to be as interefting as those with ing voyage round the peninsula of India, which we are acquainted. The tranflatouching at the principal places, and tions which have been published in this making some excursions into their vici- country; have been made from the nity. His Lordship afterwards visited the French version of M. Gallard, who trufRed Sea, relative to which, and the ed to a verbal translator, being himself parts of Africa adjacent, many new and ignorant of the Arabic language. interesting facts may be expected in his Mr. Grant, of Crouch End, near forth-coming work. We have already Highgate, bas in the press a work seen a niap of that sea, prepared by Mr. entitled, Institutes of Latin Grammar. Arrowsmith, under the direction of his This work is intended chiefly for the Lordship, from which we augur favour- higher classes of an academy or gramınarably of the general value and importance school. With this view, the author has of his obfervations.
not only endeavoured to supply the defiThe Travels of Mr. HERIOT through ciencies and correct the errors of our Upper and Lower Canada, containing common grammars, but has likewise in particulars of the new colonization of troduced a variety of critical and explathe former of these important provinces, natory observations. By exhibiting an will appear in the last decade of March, ample and accurate digeft of the rules and will challenge public curiosity, not and principles of the Latin language, less for the novelty of its information, and by a copious enumeration of anothan for the beauty and variety of its em- malies and exceptions, he has endeavourbellishments.
ed to furnish not only the fenior scholars, A new edition, being the fifth, is in but also the matter, with a useful book of the press, of Dr. BREE's Enquiry into occafional reference. Disordered Refpiration, a work which Dr. J. E. Smitu proposes shortly to has continued to establish itself in the publish an Introduction to Botany, in one · public estimation fo as now to rank among volume octavo, with a few plates, inour medical classics.
tended for the use of female as well as A new work on Conveyancing, con- male students of that delightful science, fifting of a collection of modern prece- and divefted of every thing that might be dents, with notes and illustrations, and deemed exceptionable. a practical introduction on the language The venerable Bithop of DRONORD and structure of conveyances, will tpeed- will foon publith his edition of Surrey's ily be published, by Jonx TURNER, Esq. Poems, with a gloffary. of the Middle Teraple.
Mr. SOTHEBY bas finished a poem on The Townley Marbles are now placed the subject of Saul, in eight books, in in the apartment prepared for thein in blank verle. the British Museum, and will, we hope, Mr. S. WOODBURNE las in a ttate of be foon accessible to the public.
forwurdnets a hundred Viewe of Churches IIr. Belfoon, the trauiflator of the in the neighbourhood of London, with
defcriptions descriptions deduced from the best au- Totness, on the 1st of January, 1807. thorities.
The object of the fociety is to purchase Ds. Percy, nephew of the bishop, is books, and circulate them anong its preparing a fourth volume of the Re- menibers; and at the end of every year, Liques of Ancient Englith Poetry. the books which have been circulated
Mc WORDS WORTU, author of Lyrical are to be fold at a reduced price to the Ballads, has ready for publication the subscribers, in the fame manner as in Orchard Pathway, a collection of poems. many other excellent societies. The peri
Meirs. AIXINHEAD and Song will lort- odical works with which it has begun ly publish a Picture of Newcastle-upon- its ettablitlument are, Tyde; containing a guide to that com
Annual coff. mercial place and its manufactories ; a The Monthly Magazine
1 1 0 description of the Roman wall, the coal- The Monthly Review
1 17 6 The Oxford Review
1 10 0 ines, and the manner of working them;
The Gentleman's Magazine 1 1 0 to be illuftrated by a plan of the town, the coal dittrict round about, the coal-pits,
And the Journal of New Voyrailways and faiths on the rivers Tyne Making a total annual expence of only
ages and Travels
1 16 0 and Wear.
71. 5s. 6d. Mr. THELWALL has preparee, for the use of this pupils, and the students of in the press a work likely to prove loighly
Mr. Coorer, of Golden Square, has those particular branches of elocution, useful to the profession at large, and parCome copies of several books of Milton; ticularly to itudents, under the title of almost the entire Service of the Church First Lines of the Practice of Surgery. of Fagland several paffages of the Old and New Testament, and parts of the the Romances of Mr. D'Israeli, will
A third edition, much improved, of works of Pope and other celebrated poets, in such a way as to render the art appear early in March. of reading them at fight in correćt time
A travilation of Dante, by Mr. Howand cadence, and with the appropriate and is in the press. graces of emphasis and harmony, eafy publiQ Partoneper de Blois, a poem in
Mr. Wm. Stewart Rose will shortly to the plaineft capacity. The plan three books, with notes from the French adopted is at once a timplification and of M. le Grand, and engravings from an improvement on the notation of Mr. paintings by Smirke, in which the corJoshua Steele. It is not, we understand, tuine of the time has been an object of the intention of Mr. Thelwall to pub
attention, lith this invention, but only to ufe the copies prepared for the purposes of pri- Lectures on the occurrences of Pallion
Dr. Mant is printing a volume of vate initruction.
Mr. BRYANT's celebrated work on the ing her Letters to Mr. Richardson, in Mythology of the Ancients, is reprint
ing. her 18th year, on the subject of Parental Authority and Filial Obedience; her version placed literally and interlineally
An Hebrew Bible, with an English correspondence with Mrs. Elizabeth Carter; aud fome Fugitive Pieces, never
over it, is about to be published, as the before published.
firit step towards forwarding the educaThe Rev. G. S. Faner, author of a the sacred language with the faune faci
tion of Jewith children, and teaching Differtation on the Prophecies, is prepar- lity and accuracy as any other tongue. ing for the press a work on the Rettoration of Ifrael and the Deltruction of
An interesting tale, descriptive of the Antichritt.
manners of the fifteenth century, writAn enlarged edition of Lord Orford's ten by the late Mr. Struit, is preparing Royal and Noble Authors, is prepared
for publication, fixe pubhcatiou, by Mr. Park, the editor that Mr. Prixci Ilvare has undertaken
We announce, with much satisfaction, of Harrington's Nuge Antiqua. The work is continued to the present period, The Artist, consiliing of a Series of
to conduct a periodical work, to be called and is to comain newly-engraved por Ellays on various Subjects
of Science and truts of the principal perfonayes, with Art; written by men of eininent profeleted fpecinens of their literary pro fellional ability, un topics relative to ductinos.
A Reading Society, couhiting of twew their respective Audies, und by other (soube Subscribers, Wab eltabithed at perfous peculiarly couverlant wiib thote
subjects. Each essay to bear the signa- language prevails, if we except the large ture of its author, and a number to ap- towns, their immediate neighbourhoods, pear every Saturday.
and some of the country along the coait. The following subjects are proposed at It is more prevalent in Connaught than Oxford for the Chancellor prizes for the in the west of Ireland : in this province year enfuing, viz. for Latin verfes, the gentlemen find it essential to acquire Plata Fluvius; for an English eslay, On the language, in order to be able to deal Duelling
with the pealantry without an interpreAt a moment when the attention of ter. In Ulfier, there is a great proporthe public is drawn to the subject by the tion of Irish speakers. Cavan and Mosenatorial labours of Mr. Whitbread, it paghan contain many; Tyrone about may be proper to record that an institu- half its inhabitants ; Donegal, more than tion has lately been formed in Albion- half; Armagh and Down, a few; Anfireet, Blackfriars Bridge, called Tran- trim, a few along the eastern coast; QUILLITY; on the plan of an Ecimomical Derry, a few in the mountains to the Bank, to afford persons of all ages, trades, south-west; Fermanagh, scarcely any. and descriptions, an opportunity of provid- An Institution, on the plan of the ing for their future wants by the payment Royal and London Institutions, for the of small fums, in a way calculated to application of science to the common secure to each contributor, or to his purposes of life, under the patronage of widow and children, the benefit of his his Grace the Duke of Bedford, Lord own economy: and also for enabling Lieutenant of Ireland, is about to be estayouth of both sexes to deposit their blithed at Cork. Upon application to his finall savings, to accumulate until the Grace the Lord Lieutenant, governinent tiine of their respective marriages, to be have been most gracioufly pleased to ex. then returned to them with intercit, and press the intention, that when the old proportionate premiums. · From our custom-loufe, part of which is still ocknowledge of some of the parties con- cupied by the excise departinent, and by cerned in this establiment, we are war- the collector of the customs, fhall be no ranted in recommending it to the notice longer wanted for those purposes, in conand countenance of the public.
sequence of the erection of a new culFreth lustre is added to the English tom-house, it thall be given to the incharacter, by the institution in London, ftitution, and rooms thall be allotted for during the last month, of a Socieiy bear- the following purposes, viz. ing the title of the FRIENDS OF FO- 1. A lecture room, with one or two rooms REIGNERS in DISTRESS; the design of near it for the different apparatus. which is to adminifter relief, without 2. A laboratory for chemical operations. distinction of profeflion, country, or re
3. A room for the collection of minerals. ligion, to indigent and diftreffed stran
4. A store for the most approved imple
ments of husbandry. gers, who are not entitled to parochial
5. A small observatory. relief; or who, having obtained a settlement in this country, may have a legal use of the members.
6. A library for scientific works, for the claim only to a bare fubfiftence. It is 7. Two rooms for the use of the Cork Li. to be hoped, that this society will direct brary. its attention to the repeal of the present 8. A room for the use of the Farming So. absurd Alicn Bill, and to the encourage- ciety, or committee of agriculture, in which 'ment of opulent aud industrious foreign- specimens of grain, timber, &c, and useful ers, who have lately fallen under the ty- notices of various kinds may be kept ; and ranny of the Gallic despot, to seek an
9. A board-room, in which the members afyluin in these nlands.
of the society thall hold their various meet. The Irish language continues to be ings; and which may be occasionally used for spoke at present in Louth, Meath, and the meetings of committees, on bufiness of
public nature. Weftineath; in Dublin, Kildare, Wick
It is further intended that lectures low, and in the King's and Queeu's counc fall be given on natural philofophy, cheties, very few speak Irith; in the south- mistry, including mineralogy, botany, west part of Carlow, a considerable pro- and agriculture. A botanical garden portion (pcak Irish ; iu Kilkenny it pre- will also be established at a short distance tails greatly ; in Wesford, it is very little from the city, the ohjects of which will ufed in the fouth-east part of the county, be chiefly agricultural, and in which all but is pretty general in the north-welt. In all the counties of Munster, the Irish Though it will be impollible to accompuh
unnecefiary expence will be avoided.
every part of this plan, until the custom- pally within fifty years, doubled the honle is given to the Intiitation, yet the weight of flesh fold in it. lertures, and fome other parts of it on a The number of horses for which duty smaller scale, will be immediately carried is paid, is 1,178,000. Their annual coninto e:fert, at the houic of the inititution fumption of food, reckoned by the proon St. Patrick's-bill.
duee of acres, are for Taking the average of the rise on la
Acres ea. Acres. hour and other articles throughout Eng- 200,000 pleasure horses 5 1,000,000 land, between the years 1770 and 1804, 30,000 cavalry
150,000 it appears that the increased expences 1,200,000 husbandry 4 4,800,000 per cent, will stand as under:
350,000 colts, mares, &c. 3 1,950,000 Labour in winter
37 Labour in forumer 38 1,780,000
7,000,000 Labour in harveli
The number of acres of land neceffary Reaping wheat
54 to sublilt 8,000,000 of people in Eng Mowing barley
58 land, according to the present mode of Thrething wheat
55 living, is estimated as follows: Turefling barley 51 For bread-corn
35 For potatoes, &c. 300,000 Carpenter
For grass land, for meat 12,000,000 Malop
47 For grass land, for dairy 4,000,000 Thatcher
Total acres 21,000,000 Rent
39 Suppofing other consumers to require T'ithes
48 5,000,000 of acres, this makes 26,000,000: Parish taxes
which is about the quantity of land in Acre of turnips
38 cultivation, Acre of barley
39 The white thorn, which is so valuable Acre of wheat
for fences, may, it appears, be propaManure
62 gated by cuttings from the roots, with The whole averaging a rise of 52 per considerable success
, while cuttings from cent, in the fourteen years.
the branches do not thrive. The roots The average rise throughout Scotland of plants a year old will afford each ten
or twelve cuttings; and in three years, Rent
a succession of plants fit for use will be Rates
No less than 145,840 persons hare Artisans
been vaccinated in India, between SepManure
tember 1, 1802, and April 30, 1804. Making an average rise of 70 per cent. The Rajah of Tanjore is a zealous fup
The following averages, lately put porter of it; and the Divan of Travanlithed by the Board of Agriculture, ihew core has submitted to this process. Athe number of cattle and theep annually mong those vaccinated were, Brahmins, fold in Smithfield :
4,141 ; Malabars, 41,306; Mahometans, Cattle. Sheep. 10,926. 1732 to 1740 83,906 564,650
Ruijia. 1741 1749 74,194 559,892 M. LANENSKY, fupcrintendant of the 1750 1758 75,331 623,091 palace of the Hermitage at Petersburg, 1759 1767 83,-432 615,328 intends to publish by fubfcription a Dis 1768 1776 89,362 027,805 fcription of the Gallery of Paintings in 1777 · 1785 99,285 687,588 that palace. 1786 - 1791 108,075 707,456
Denmark. The weight of bullocks about 100 There are few countries in Europe Tears ag", compared with that of the where vaccination has made such a rapid present tane are,
and genetal progress as in the Danish In 1700 In 1800 dominions. The conumittee which was Oxen
lbs. 370 800 appointed to facilitate its propagation Calves
50 110 receive every day intelligence of its beSheep
28 80 ing extended to the most diftant parts of Lambs
50 the monarchy, the illands of Ferroe, so that Smithtield warket has, princi- Iceland, and even Greenland. In 1802,
the number of persons vaccinated was
France. only 6,849; but in 1805, it announted to By a recent decree of Bonaparte, the 23,185.
church of St. Genevieve (the Pantheon
of great Frenchumen !!) is to be resored The reputation of Dr. GALL, the to the catholic worthip, and that oi St. craniologilt, seems to he on the decline Denis to be the sepulture of his royal in Germany. At Munier, Cologne, race!! The latter to have a chapter comFrancktiurt, and other places, he was posed of teu bithops, the tirti of which is pot able to collect a fufiicient number ot' tu be the grand almoner. subscribers for a course vi luctures; and A Spanda newtpaper lutely made its bis fyttem is now deemed in bis own, as appearance at Paris, on the plan of the well as other, countries, one of the most English Argus, of infamous notoriety. abfurd and visionary that ever presented The holy crown of thorns, given to itell to the credulity of Ipankind. St. Louis by Baldwin Emperor of Cou
The extreme milduels of the present ftantinople, in 1238, and which survived winter has given occafion to a German the revolutionary mania, was folenny journalili to coinpare it with other win- transterred on Sunday the 10th of Auters but lets remarkable for their ele- gnit to the church of Notre Dame at mency. In 1289, says he, the winter Paris. was so warm, that at Chrisimas and on
It appears, from experiments made New Year’s-day the young girls of Co- by M. PROUST, that some species of logue wore wreaths of violets, carn- grapes in Spain will produce 30 per cent. flowers, and primrofes. In 1420, the mulcovado, which may be converted trees lowered in March, and the vines into white sugar. The fociety of the dein April. In the faine month ripe cher- partment of Gers directed two of its ries were gathered, as were good grapes meinbers to repeat the experinent. in the months of May. The winter of The success svas complete. The mus1538 was fo mild, that flowers were seen covado which they obtained, and a fpein the garden in December and January. cimen of which was presented to the In 1572, all the trees budded in Janů- Agricultural Society of Toulouse, will ary, and the birds built their neits in the be conveyed to Bourdeaux for the purfollowing mouth. The fame phenome- pole of beiug retined. pon was oblerved in 1585, when wheat At a late meeting of the first class of was in ear at Batter. In the winters of the National Imtutute, M. Hauy, among 1607, 1009, 1017, and 1659, there was other papers, read a report on the gale neither froit nor filow. Lalily, in 1622, vanic plienoinena ducovered by M. Erthe month of January was to warın, even mann, a meruber of the academy of in the north of Germany, that no fire Berlin, for which the annual prize foundwas made in the floves, and all the trees ed by the emperor was adjudged to that were in full blooin in February, philofopher. The Galvanic Society has,
Captain HOGELMÜLLER, of Vievra, by repeated experiments, alcertained two has publilled the following interetiiug curious phenomena ; namely, 1. That addrets to the friends of the arts and dittilled water, fubjected to the galvanie Sciences : “ By the favour of his royal action, evidently undergoes a change in highnels the Archduke Charles, I did its fiate in a velel in which oxygen is be enabled, at the end of November dilengaged by a condueling wire, com1807, to set out on a journey to the Eait, municiting with the positive pole. 2. prorided with the necellary intruments That water, in this new fate, invariably and attendants. Though the natural exhibits the real characteristics of muribittory of the horse is the prircipal object atic acid. of this tour, yet I ain ready to use niy Much bas been lately said and written befi endeavours to procure answers to in Germany concerning the art of me fuch questions for the inprovement of fuory, a sludy which allo begins to be natural history in general, ycoutaphy, cultivated in France. On this fubjeci philology, technology, archæolony, mu- the celebrated aftronomer M. de Lite muilinolics, &c. as nice, of learning and lande bears teftimony to the following jocieties 10ay lenul, we before the end of facts: “I hire witnelied,” says be, " the Aogust. First travelling through lluns extraordinary effects produced on the gary, Trautylvania, and Buckowina, to memory by the inethod of M. de Fenaithe Ukraine, I thull embark u Odeta gle; and as die took the pains to explain for Conftantinople, ad proceedi irom it to me, I was convinced that it could that inctropolis to Aleppo in Syria, not fail to produce luch efects. It is >>