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in which the criticisms will be sanction choice and use of School Books. No. ed by the names of respectable writers, work ever tended more rapidly to imWe wish him success.
prove the practices of schools ihan the Mr. CHARLES BELL is preparing for pamphlet alluded to, and it has been publication, Engravings from Specimens matier of regret that it has been long of Morbid Parts preserved in his Collece out of print. tion at Windmill-street, and selected The Rev. WILLIAM HARRISON is pube from the Divisions inscribed Urethra, lishing, by subscription, a volume of Sere Vesica, Ren, Morbosa et Læsa. It mons, by the late Rev, Ralph Harrison, will be published in four Fasciculi, of of Manchester, author of institutes of ten plates each, in folio.
English Grammar, Sacred Harmony, &c. Pathological Researches in Medicine, to which will be prefixed, a biographical by I. R. FARRE, M.D. ; in Surgery by Memoir by the editor. BENJAMIN TRAVERS; will speedily ap- Mr. BakEWELL, who has been enpear in royal octavo, illustrated by en- gaged in a mineralogical examination of gravings.
theiuexhaustible mineral wealth of CharnDr. FARRE will also publish in a few wood Forest, in Leicestershire, for the days, the first part of the Morbid Ana. EARL of MOIRA, has lately discovered, tomy of the Liver, in imperial quarto, amongst the Granitic Rocks of that with coloured engravings.
district, a variety of Scenite of singular The Rev. J. HEWLETT bas in the press, beauty, surpassing that from Egypt, or a Concise History of the Jews.
the continent of Europe. Like other Dr. BLACKALL has nearly ready for stones of this species, it consists principublication, a new Work on the Dropsy. pally of Hornblende and Felspar; the
Mr. PARKYNS has in the press, a new latter is of a pale red colour, the former work entitled, Monastic Remains, in is crystalline, and of a beautiful green, two volumes, octavo, illustrated by nu resembling Smaragdite. It exists in merous engravings.
large blucks, and might be applied to Mr. Britton has nearly ready for pub purposes of ornamental or scpulchral lication, the third volume of his Beauties architecture, and sculpture. It is from of Wiltshire,
this kind of stone that the durable moThe scene of Walter Scott's forthcon- numents of antiquity were constructed, ing poem of Rokeby is laid in Yorkshire, This gentleman is engaged to deliver a Cumberland, and Westmoreland; and course of Lectures on the Natural Hise the period is that of the Civil Wars pre torv of the Earth, and its mineral provious to the Usurpation of Cromwell. ductions, at the Surrey Institution, to
Mr. Horatio HARDY has in the press, commence in January, a Continuation of the Register of East Dr. THOMAS THOMSON, author of " The India Shipping, from the Year 1760, to Systein of Chemistry," &c. is about to the present period.
publish a new Philosophical Journal, en Mr. Singer will commence his Lec- titled " Annals of Mechanical Philoso. tures on Electricity, and Electro-Chemi- phy, Chemistry, Agriculture, and the cal Science, early in December, at the Arts." The first Number will appear on Scientific Institution, Princes'-street, Ca- the 1st of January, and the work will be vendish-square. The electrical apparatus continued monthly. employed in these Lectures, is already The Rev. B. Brook, of Tutbury, has known as the most complete existing, in the press, the Lives of the Puritans, and several important additions have containing a Biographical account of been made to it during the recess. To those Divines who distinguished themthe powerful Voltaic batteries before selves in the cause of Religious Liberty, employed, we understand, there is now from the Reformation, under Queen Eliadded an entirely new apparatus of one zabeth, to the Act of Uniformity in 1662, thousand double plates.
in 3 vols. 8vo. This work will comprise Mr. WILLIAN TAYLOR, of Bishops. a regular series of the History of one gate. Within, whose sonnets have free conformists, during the period of One quently enriched our poetical pages, is Hundred Years, without at all interfering preparing a volume of his Poetry for pub- with any publication extant, but will lication, by subscription.
forin a comprehensive appeadaye to A new edition is printing, with great Neal's History of the Puritans, and Pal. improvements, of Collins's Guide in the mer's Nonconformist's Mennonial,
Mr. W. Blarr is about to publish, in tion, an ample elucidation of the difer. the MEDICAL JOURNAL, a series of im. enl species of figurative language, the portant Papers on Syphilis, the result of principles of composition, and a cemany years extensive practice and atten- plete course of grammatical instruction. tive observation.
A new Greek Delectus, on the plan Dr. S. W. Wilson announces an Ex- of Dr. Valoy's Latin Delectus, is in the position of Facts, relative to the syste. press. matic Corruption of the Ephemeral The Elements of English Grammar, Press of the Metropolis. The chief ob. with numerous exercises, questions for ject of his work is, (he says,) to explain examinations, and notes for the use of the real origin of the daily misrepresen- the advanced student, is preparing by tations with wbich our morning and the Rev. W. ALLEN, inaster of the evening papers abound, and to prove, that Gramınar School, Newbury. the whole is the effect of a regularly or. A History of Windsor and its Neigh. ganized plan for deluding the people, bourhood, is in the press. It will be and encouraging a spirit of protracted printed on imperial quarto, accompa. warfare.
nied by many valuable and elegant en. Mr.James Baldwin BROWN, of the In- gravings. ner Temple, has in the press, in an octavo T he three preceding works are alle volume,' a listorical Account of ihe nounced from the press of Mr. VALPY; Laws enacted against the Catholics, of and we feel ourselves called upon, as an the Ameliorations which they have une act of public duty, to express our satisfac. dergone during the present Reign, and of tion at the activity of his truly classical their existing State ; to which is added, office, which appears calculated to tm. a short account of the Laws for the pu. dicate the literary character of our me. nishment of Heresy in general; a brief tropolitan printing offices. Mr. Valpy review of the merits of the Catholic has, in two or three years, risen superior Question; and Copinus Notes, tending to the tardy, capricious, and sordid, pae principally to illustrate the views and tronage of the booksellers, and is within conduct of the Church of England, the himself, at once, a printer and a patron. Presbyterians, and Sectarians, with re. THE PANTOLOGIA, or General Dic. gard to Toleration when in the enjoy. tionary of Arts, Sciences, and Words, by ment of Power.
Jonn MASON Good, Esq. F.R.S., Our. Mr. ROBERT Huish is on the eve of THUS GREGORY, LLD., and Mr. Nok. publishing his Poem, entitled “The Pe. TON BOSWORTII, of Cambridge, conti. ruvians," in ten cantos. A translation nues to be published with the same spl. of Bouilly's “ Conseils à ma Fille," is also rit, accuracy, and elegance, with which nearly ready for publication, by the same it first commenced. The parts already gentleman,
before the public exhibit numerous Mr. Dallas has nearly ready for pub- marks of the sound judgment with which lication, a new edition of the Novels of this work is conducted. The objects it Percival, Aubrey, and Morland ; in small embraces are more multifarious than those 12.no. preceded by a volume of his mis- of any other Encyclopædia, at the same cellaneous works.
time that it will be confined to a moderate We observe with pleasure, that several size and price. Many of the separate conductors of schools advertize in the articles have attracted much notice, on Country Papers as a recommendation of account of their originality and utility. their Seminaries, that they have " adopted The whole will be completed in six the interrogative system of teaching, found months.' in the works of Alessrs. Adair, Burrow, Mr. Newsam, of lackney, intends Bluir, Goldsmith, und Robinson." What preparing for the press during the ensu. the Lancaster and Bell system effected, ing Christmas, his Geographical Instiin regard to the first rudiments, has been tutes. effected by the works of those writers, in Many worthy people are prognosti regard to the superior branches of know. cating for the thousandth time, the im. ledge.
mediate coinmenceinent of the millenni." Mr. GRANT, of Crouch End, is about um! God forbid that we should disa to publish a Grammar of the English courage follies which are innocent and Language ; with critical and explanatory comforting; but we have not forgotten potes, questions for examination, ap. the hundreds of poor creatures whio, propriate exercises, a system of deriva, twenty years ago, were deluded by
phantasies of Brothers. Persuaded to cherry. It is propagated by seed sown sell their fized property to the first bid in the autumn. der, they came to London to accompany Dr. J. OGILBY, of Dublin, has rethe prophet to Jerusalem, and some of plied to Sir Humphrey Davy's proposal them sull survive in hopeless penury for improving the arts of bleaching linen near the mad-house in which Brothers and cotton cloth, and shewn by demonhas ever since been confined.--We should stration that both have been steeped for astonish our readers if we named some five days in very strong solutions of mua dupes of the present delusion, not less riate of lime, without their texture respectable than poor Halhed, who, it being the least impaired; and it has been will be remembered, exhorted the House calculated, that in the bleachers' steepof Commons to leave the good things in ing liquor, there never can exist one Britain, and depart with him and Bro- part of muriate of lime to 2000 of thers for the Holy Land!
water. Mr. MILBURN's Book on Oriental Mrs. COWLEY's Works, in 3 vols. 8vo. Commerce, is expected to appear early including all the retouchings and iinin January, and will be illustrated with provements that can be discovered numerous Charts by Arrowsinith. amongst the papers of the authoress
Mr. Capper is printing a new edition will shortly be published. of his Topographical Dictionary, in Annals of Pedestrianism, by Mr. cluding the population returns of 1811. THOM, are in the press, and will con
Prophetic Records of the Christiau tain a complete account of Captain Bare Æra, by the Rev. R. CLARKE, A.M. clay's extraordinary performances. sacred, moral, and political, in a chro- Early in December will be published, nological series of striking and singular The Multiplication Table, on a new and anticipations of the future state of enlarged plan, by Mr. Joseph Taylor. Christendom, principally from the applin The Philosophical Society of London, cation of Holy Writ to the leading continues to increase in public importfeatures of History; indicating the near ance. The officers for the year ensuing approaching period of universal Peace are, President, J. C. Lettsom, M.D. and Prosperity, &c. &c. are in the LL.D. F.R.S. Vice Presidents, Adpress, in one large volume, 8vo. miral Savage, J. Taunton, F.A.S.,
A first volume of Researches into T. T. B. Beaumont, F.A.S., George the History of the Human Kind, and Rees, M.D. the Nature of Physical Diversities, is Mr. RIPPINGHAM has in the press, in preparation by Dr. PrICHARD, of Observations on the Comparative Dan. Bristol,
gers to be apprehended from the AscenAn Essay on the Influence of Tropical dency of the Catholics or Dissenters. Chinates, more particularly the climate Dr. ADAMS will commence his Spring of India, on European constitutions; course of Lectures on the Institutes and the principal effects induced thereby, Practice of Medicine, early in January, with the means of obviating and remov. 1813, at his house, No. 17, Ilatton Gare ing thein; by Mr. Johnson, Surgeon in den. the Royal Society, will appear in a few The following animated portrait of the
present state of the Medical profession, Accidents of Human Life are in the appeared in the last number of that in press, by Mr. NEWTON BOSWORTH. comparable work the Medical and Phy
The Index to Mr. Nichol's Literary sical Journal.--"Dr. Harrison with great Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century, justice urges, that the municipal panis advancing in the press.
dect of the inedical faculty, is altogether A little of the tincture of Jamaica inefficient, or so notoriously defective, dogwood, introduced into the cavity of that it allows, if it does not countenance, a carious tooth, is said to produce every species of empiricism; and that Instant and commonly permanent re- grocers, druggists, coblers, and carpenlief.
ters, are permitted, under this motley The perfumed cherry, or Prunus Mac digest, to practice on the health and haleb, coming into repute, is a pleasing lives of his Majesty's liege people. The tree for shrubberies.' Iis Powers are Licentiates bitterly complain that the white, and diffuse a very pleasant smell. fellows withhold from thein privileges and Any sort of cherry may be grafted with rights almost acknowledged, and hardly success on the stock of the perfumed doubted; and, after being again and MONTHLY Mag, No. 234,
again repulsed, meditate a return to the state of vibratory motion, the particles charge, again perhaps to be defeated, of the hottest bodies moring with the The upothecaries, alarmed for their occu. greatest velocity, and through the great. pation, associate, harangue, and form est space; that, in fluids, and elastic resolutions. In the year 1812, thus fluids, besides the vibratory motion, stand the medical politics of the British which must be conceived greater in the metropolis. The fellows of the Royal last, the particles have a motion round College of Physicians of London, wrapt their own axis with different velocities, in the panoply of their Charter, dream the particles of elastic fluids moving witb of security in Warwick lane, while the the greatest quickness; and that, in ethe. licentiates are depositing, grain by grain, real substances, the particles move round the powder which they fancy will dis. their own axis, and separate from each perse into thin air the black-letter pris other, penetrating in right lines through vilege and ancient authority of these 'sad space. Temperature may be conceived and learned' chiefs. Already the volcano to depend upon the velocities of the vie „obscurely grumbles, and the distant thun- brations; increase of capacity on the mo. der mutters. The upothecary, with tion being performed in greater space; more serious cause of complaint than the and the diminution of temperature during Licentiates of the College, loudly sounds the conversion of solids into fluids or bis tocsin,
gases, may be explained on the idea of * And Pestles peal a martial symphony' the loss of vibratory motion in conse Fellows, Licentiates, and Surgeons, are quence of the revolution of particles the objects of his apprehensivns. Through round their axis, at the moment when this mortal din, the College of Surgeons, the body becomes fluid or aëriform, or though not exempt from domestic broils, from the loss of rapidity of vibration, in contrives to cul its way, pro aris et focis, consequence of the motion of the parti keeping in view, with steady dexterity, cles through greater space.” the good things of this world."
Thirty specimens of excellent home Captain FLINDERS has drawn up a made wines have been sent to the Calostatement of his remarks on the magnetic donian Horticultural Society, in consepowers of the needle, made during his quence of their advertising a prize-medal voyage for examining New Holland, in for the best. the Investigator. The observations con. On October the 7th, the Society for tain the differences noticed at the bine the 'Relief of Wirows and Orphans of nacle, on changing the head of the ship Medical Men in London and its Vicinity, from east to west: also the result of obe held their Half-yearly General Court. servations recently inade at Sheerness, This Society was instituted in the year Plymouih, and Portsmouth, in different 1788. Its capital is now nineteen thou, ships of war, all of which vary materially sand two hundred pounds Three per cent. from those made by the Investigator. Consolidated Bank Annuities, and turo In the voyages performed by Cook and hundred pounds Navy Five per Cents; Vancouver, the differences appear to out of the interest of which, down to the have been nearly the same as in the ship 16th of September in the present year, Captain Flinders commanded ; and also 1812, the sum of three thousand five of a contrary nature in the two hemis- bundred and thirty-seven pounds, thirteen pheres.
shillings, has been distributed among the In a late public exhibition and trial of widows and orphans of deceased medical the various systems of short hand, it was men, members of this society, many of found that a writer of Mavor's system whose families have been left without any eould follow a speaker faster than writers provision whatever. of any other system, in the proportion Mr. Sadler ascended from Belvidere of nine to eight; an incontestible proof house, near Dublin, October 1, at 1 of the superiority of Mavor's system. P. M, with the wind at south-west, and
Sre HUMPIREX Davy attempts to ac- in thirty-five minutes had sight of the count for those appearances which pre- mountains in Wales: he continued un sent themselves in bodies that are hented, the same direction till three o'clock, when in the following manner. Rejecting re- being nearly over the Isle of Man, the ceived hypotheses, he observes, *. It wind blowing fresh, he found himself seems possible to account for all the phe fast approaclsing the Welch coast, and nomena of heat, if it be supposed, that, at four o'clock he had a distinct view of in solids, We particles are in a constant the Skerry light-bouse, and the prospece
of consummating his ardent hopes of a morceaus of antiquity that have lately speedy arrival in Liverpool. The wind met our notice: now shifting, he was again taken off, and I. Opened by Mr. Cunnington in the lost sight of land; when, after hovering year 1803, at Upton-Lovel, a little village about for a long time, he discovered five near the river Wily, denominated by vessels beating down Channel; and, in him, the Golden Barrow : hopes of their assistance, he determined " At the depth of two feet we found a on descending with all possible expedie little pile of burned human bones placed in a tion, and precipitated himself into the shallow bason-like cist; and, at the distance sea. In this most critical situation, he of one foot from the bones, was a considerhad the mortification to find the vessels
able quantity of ashes, intermixed with small took no notice of him ;'obliged, there.
fragments of burned bones. About two feet
from the pile of bones, the following articles fore, to re-ascend, he now threw out a
were discovered: 1. Thirteen gold beads, quantity of ballast, and quickly regained
made in the form of a drum, having two ends his situation in the air, to look out for
to screw off, and perforated in two places on more friendly aid. It was a length of the sides for the purpose of stringing. 2. A time before he had the satisfaction of thin plate of the same metal, six inches in discovering any, and then observed a length, and nearly three in width, richly vessel, which gave him to understand, by wrought, and perforated at the four corners. signal, that she intended to assist him, 3. Another ornament in form of a cone, debut could not reach him. Two others corated with circles and zigzags, and fitted also now appeared in sight, and one of closely to a piece of dark wood, like ebony, them. tacking about, hoisted the Manx on which the marks of the pattern still apcolours. Night now coming on, he was
pear impressed: the bottoni part of this ar
ticle is also perforated. The above are all determined to avail himself of their
of pure but thin gold, neatly worked, and friendly aid, and once more descended
highly burnished.' The large flat plate muse into the sea; but here the wind, acting have been, like the cone, strengthened by a upon the balloon as it lay upon the water, strip of wood behind; and the whole, by their drew the car with so much velocity that several perforations, are strongly marked as the vessel could not overtake it; and forming the decorative accoutrements of some notwitlistanding he used his utmost efo distinguished British chieftain. Besides the forts, and latterly tied his clothes to the above, were two small articles in gold, regrappling iron, and sunk them to keep sembling little boxes, about an inch in dia. him steady, still the balloon was carried meter, with a top, in the form of a cone, to away so fast, that he was under the ne.
take off. Besides the above precious articles cessity of expelling the gas : upon that
of gold, we discovered some large plates of
amber, and above a thousand beads of the escaping, the car actually sunk, and he
same substance, and of different sizes; also a had now nothing but the netting to cling
curious little cup studded over with projecting to. His perilous situation, and the fear knobs, which appear to have been first made of getting entangled, deterred the men in the form of glass stoppers to a bottle, and, from coming near him; until, being in afterwards inserted into the circular holes of danger of drowning, Mr. Sadler begged the cup, which had been previously drilled they would run their bowsprit through for receiving them; between these grape-like the balloon, and expel the remaining protuberances are other perforations, which gas. Having done this, they threw out still remain open." a line, which he wound round his arm,
" Such was the result of our researches in and was then dragged a considerable way
the year 1803; but, not being completely
satisfied, and still thinking that the primary before they could get him on-board, quite exbausted.
interment had escaped our vigilance, I was
anxious that a further trial should be made, The Spanish government have sent two
which took place in July, 1807, and was at. of the mortars used by the French at the
tended with success; for, on the same level, siege of Cadiz, as a present to our Re- and within a few inches of the very spot gent. These implements of war are said where the golden trinkets and the amber to weigh twenty tons, and carry a shell beads had been found, we discovered two of one hundred weight to the distance of cups, the one placed within the other. The three miles,
largest of these was covered with a profusion The following description of the con, of zigzag ornaments; but, on taking out, was tents of three Barrows lately opened unfortunately broken to pieces. The smaller in Wiltshire, by Sir RICHARD Colt
one, containing about a pint, is quite plaing Hoare,* are among the most curious
and in good preservation. Still pursuing our
excavations to the floor of the barrow, we • Published in his great work, eg the Ans
there found an oblong cist, about eighteen Gjert History of Wiltshire,
inches deep, which coutained a simple intere 3L%