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demands great efforts, have of late much 178) by Darice, a young artist of most inproved in this highly necessary branch promising abilities, and of risiog reputaof the elements of art. And for this, the tion; also a lady (No. 218) by the same country is indebted to the indefitigable artist, that is hardly inferior to any whole and zealous exertions of Mr. Fuseli, the length in the exhibition. Mrs. Evans (No. present keoper, and eminent lecturer on 293) as Cowslip, by Allen. Madame Calls painting. At the time of his coming into lani in the character of La Didone AbanHis present situation in the academy, dunnata (No. 210) by Lonsdale; which these same artists were daily losing ground is unfortunately lung in such a shamein the elements of drawing the human ful dark corner of the anti-room, the it figure. But duly impressed with his in- can hardly be seen, and is a question ofevevaluable precepts, nin less than by his ry one, why so good a picture has received example, they are daily iinproving thein- so had a place:-a question, that the selves by study after the antique, and ihe hanging comunittee are best qualified to great model of the antique and all ex- answer; for a better picture there is not ceilency, NATURE.
in any of the rooms; and there are at Mr. West, the worthy and excellent least twenty of inferior merit, even in president, who is undoubtedly at the the great room. It looks at present, hoad of our national school of arts, has while unexplained, too inuch like private contributed three pictures to the present pique. exhibition. Milton's Messiah (No. 68,)
(To be conlinued.) Gray's Bard (No. 119,) and Narcissus in love with his own Imave, which he sees
Intelligence relative to the Fine Arts, in the Water (No. 50?). They are in
Announcements, ac, the usual animated style of this excellent The work that was announced in this master; the figure of the bard is particu. Magazine a few months ago, called the larly fine and energetic, and possesses a Fine Arts of the English School, is in a singular freshness of colouring. De Lou- state of forwardness. Report speaks hightherbourg's Landscapes, are such uncon- ly of the engravings of the first 'number, mon productions of art, that no praise which are: 1. A Portrait of John Dunning cun fairly be adequate to their merits. Lord Ashburton, engraved by Bond, from Of the saine rank are Turner's, possessing a picture by Sir Joshua Reynolds, accomindecd very different characteristics. No, panied by a biographical inevoir by Mr. 103, Tabley, the seat of Sir John F. Adolphus. 2. An historical composition, Leicester, bart. Windy Day, has an effect representing Thetis bearing the armour that ravishes as much by the novelty of t1) Achilles; engraved by Bond, froru its effect, as by its genuine representation the well-known picture by the President of truth. In landscape painters we stand West. 3. A view of Lord Mansfield's pre-eminenc. To the former artists we inonument in Westminster-Abbey church, may adil, as particularly excelling in this by Flaxman. 4. An elevation otihe West department, Callcott - Arnald, whose front of St. Paul's Cathedral church, Rosslyn Castle, by moonlight, has such a London. 5. A plan of the substructure calm and true eifect, which has seldom of the same building; Sir Christopher been excelled-inders011. The best and Wren; both dirawn from actual measuremost prominent portraits this year are, ment, and accompanied by an essay 10. Lady Kensington (No. 8) by Oxen; wards an history and description of the the Bishop of Silishury (No. 38; by North- edifice, by Mr. James Eines, architect. cote; Mrs, and Miss Wetherell (No. 62), Nr. Dawe has issued proposals for by Sir ITillium Bcechty; the Duwager publishing a print in mezzotinto, from Lady Beaumont (No.78) by Owen; Wilo his picture now exhibiting (N), 89) in kie, the Painter (No. 95) by Sir William the present exhibition at the British Beechy; Sir Joseph Banks, bort. K.B. Gailery, Pall Mall, and 'which obtail. (No. 194) by Phillips ; Mrs. Wliitmore ed the preiniuni in the class of wistori. (No. 176) by the saine artist, possessing cal and poetical subjects given by the such beauty and truth of colouring, cor- British Institution 1809. This excellent rect drawing, and serisinilitude of charac picture was reviewed in this Mayater, of one of the musi lovely women in zine for last March, and has since bee the creation; that it would be as dange- come the property of H. P. Hope, esq. rous to the repose of the spectator to The subject is from Shakespeare's Cvine behold this charming portrait too long or beline: Ingen found at the Care of too often, as the statue of Prometheus Belarius. It will be about 20 inches liv was to its maker. Mr. Blargdon (No. 22, and the price to subscribers, prints
11. 11s. od.
11. 11s. 6d. proofs 31. 3s. Subscriptions cote has furnished a most excellent paper are received at the artist's house, No. 44, for the first number. Wells-street, Oxford-street.
Mr. Bissett, of Birmingham, has, with A Continuation of Mr. Prince Hoare's his accustoined activity and taste, proexcellent periodical paper, called the Ar- duced an elegant madal of Mr. Wardie, List, inay be shortly expected. Mr.North- with accompanying mottos.
VARIETIES, LITERARY AND PHILOSOPHICAL.
Including Notices of Works in Hand, Domestic and Foreign.
M R . PRAtt is preparing, and about so that it may be practised without fur
W to publish, some Specimens of Poe- ther difficulty by every printer, whu may iry by JOSEPH BLACKETT, a youth of ex. find it adapted to the nature of his traordinary poetical promise; who, froin business. Mr. Brightley, it is well known, an undistinguished situation, by no means has greatly simplified the process, and favourable to mental exertion, has just has practised this art for several years started up. A singular accident brought with great success. some of his productions under the in. The London Edition of Mr. BARLow's spection of several eminent literary cha- fine Epic of the Columbiad, will be ready racters; who have been unanimous in in a few days. pronouncing him one of the most highly- Mr. FRANCIS BAILY, whose Treatise on gifted individuals that has for many years the Doctrine of Interest and Annuities claimed the notice of the Public. The we announced in the course of last year, strength of his genius is said to be Dra- has in the press a continuation of that matic; a species of composition, for work, which will comprise the whole docwhich it must be allowed there is, in the trine of Life Annuities and Assurances. present state of the stage, or rather in The author proposes to exhibit a more the present viciated taste of the Public, complete analysis of this science than a full and fair opportunity for the exer, has ever yet been given. He has deduced tion of a natural and original genius. a more correct set of formulæ, as well as
Mr.BowYER(who some time since pub- more simple and easy rules for the solu. lished those parts of Sir Robert Ainslie's tion of the various problems connected celebrated collection of Drawings which with this subject. An account of the serelated to Egypt, Caramania, and Pales- veral Insurance Companies now existing, sine,) has just issued a prospectus for with remarks on their comparative ad. publishing the remaining part of that col- vantages, &c. will likewise appear in the jection. The new work will consist of course of the work. Views in Turkey in Europe, and will in. Dr. NeaLE's Account of the late Camclude Bulgaria, Romania, Wallacbia, paigns in Portugal and Spain, will be Syria, the Islands in the Archipelago, published about the middle of June. &c. &c. Among them will be a correct Ms. BEWICK's Batany, containing nearrepresentation of the celebrated Temple ly five hundred cuts, by that gentleman, of Jupiter Ammon at Siwah, in the de- and accompanied by descriptions by Dr. serts of Libya, discovered in 1792; some Thornton, is far advanced in the press. eurious and highly interesting delinea- A new edition of Prince's Worthies tions of the ruins of the Temple of Diana of Devonshire, has been announced by at Ephesus, and a large and accurate Messrs. Rees and Curtis, booksellers, of View of Constantinople and its environs. Płyinouth. A considerable part of this work will The Public will learn with pleasure, consist of views in countries of which that Miss STARKE's beautiful Translations there are no other drawings extant. The from Carlo Maria Maggi will shortly be present publication will include the whole published in an elegant small volume. of Sir Robert Ainslie's unpublished as- From the competition which has taken semblage of drawings, and will be exe- place in parliament during the progress cuted in the same style, and of the same of the hill for incorporating the Gas size, as Mr. Bowyer's Views in Egypt. Light Company, it may be inferred, that
Mr. BRIGHTLEY, of Bungay, in Suffolk, gas lights will be generally substituted in is about to publish a full Account of the London for the nuisance of lamps, within Art and Mystery of Stereotype Printing; the next, or next following winter,
We are well pleased at being able to of England and Ireland, all engraved by state, that the intended Monument to Heath, from original paintings or drawJOHN LOCKE, bas met with competentings, with many fac-similes of letters, encouragement; and particularly since and other curious documents. The whole the model has been in such forwardness will form an interesting collection of poas to be exhibited by Mr. Westmacott, litical transactions, in many of which the at his house in Mount-street, Berkeley- author bore a considerable part; and will square. Every subscriber of two guineas make known to posterity the characters and upwards will be presented with an and persons of the most remarkable poliengraving of the monument; and sub- tical actors during those eventful periods. scribers of five guineas will receive a A new Life of Torquato Tasso; inte medal with the head of Locke on one cluding his letters, illustrations of his side, and on the reverse an exact repre- writings, and memoirs of some of his litesentation of the monument. To sub- rary contemporaries, is in forwardness. scribers of ten guineas, a similar medal Dr. IRELAND will speedily publish, will be presented in silver.
A Comparison between Paganism and It is intended shortly to republish Ful. Christianity, in a course of lectures to Jer's Worthies, Purchase's Pilgrims, and the King's scholars, al Westminster, ia Hakluye's Voyages. This undertaking the years 1806, 7, and 8. forms part of the plan of those booksel .As edition of the Novels and Miscela lers who are reprinting the Chronicles of laneous Works of DANIEL DE Foe, is Holinshed, Hall, Grafton, &c.
printing in 10 vols. foolscap 8vo, Splendid editions of Mr. Scott's Poems D r. BURNEY is engaged in a System of Marmion, and the Lay of the Last of Nautical Education; intended princiMinstrel, with ejubellishments from the pally for young officers entering the navy, pencil of Westall, will be published in a Mrs. Dorset is printing her popular few weeks.
work the Peacock at Home, and other A Practical Treatise on the Merino and Poems, in small 8vo, with vignette plates, Anglo-Merino Breeds of Sheep is in its Mr. FENTON's Tour through Pembrokeprogress through the press, and will be shire, is in the press, and will soon ap. ready for publication in a few days. The pear in a quarto volume, embellished with object of this Treatise is to demonstrate views of all the principal seats and ruins; to the practical farmer the peculiar ad- chiefly drawn by Sir R, C. Hoare. This vantages attending the above breeds, and tour is intended as the first of a series of to prove that the Spanish manner of wurs through North and South Wales, treating the Merino sheep is not indise which will be conducted on the same pensable in this country to the production plan. of fine clothing wool.
Mr. Francis HARDY is engaged upon New editions, with considerable and a Life of the late classical and patriotic important additions, of Mr. LAWRENCE's Earl of Charlemont; including a view of Philosophical and Practical Treatise on the affairs of Ireland during a very inces Horses, and of his General Treatise on resting and important period. Cattle, the ox, the sheep, and the swine, Mr. DREW, author of an Essay on the are ip their course through the press. Immateriality and Immortality of the
Sir Joxan BARRINGTON, judge of the Soul, has in the press, in an octavo high court of admiralty of Ireland, &c. volume, an Essay, the object of which is has begun to print, Historic Anecdotes to prove the Identity and General Reand Secret Meinoirs of the Legislative surrection of the Human Body. . Union between Great Britain and Iren Mr. THOMAS HOPE will shortly publiska land. They will comprise a view of Irish a Collection of Designs, representing the affairs from the year 1780, particularly costume of the ancients. It will consist of the t'ninn, traced from its most remote of about 160 outline engravings, with an causes to those of its final completion; introduction, and form two voluines in the interesting era of the volunteers; the quarto and octavo. declaration of independence hy the Irish The Clarendon press is engaged on an parliament in 1732; the regency; and the edition of the Ionic Lexicon of Einilius rebellion : interspersed with characters Portus, designed to accompany the ediand anecdotes never yet published. The tion of Herodotus, lately published by work, which is to be delicated by per- Mr. Cook. mission to the Prince of Wales, will be The Rev. JOSEPH SAMUEL C. F. FREY, embellished with a great number of por- minister of the gospel to the Jews, will traits of the distinguished characters both speedily publish a Narrative, containing
an account of his descent and education, with cut straw, and latterly I have with equal his othces among the Jews, the occasion success given them to oxen. They would anof his entering the missionary seminary
swer for milch cows, and fattening cattle, if at Berlin, his design in coming to this they could be raised at less expence. My concountry, and his labours under the pa- sumption for eight months in the year is a ton tronage of the Missionary Society; to
and a half per day, or about three hundred and gether with an explanation of the circum
sixty tons annually-the saving in land, in
feeding with potatoes as a substitute for hay, stances which led to his separation from
is between a sixth and a seventh-fifty acres that society, and to his onjon with the of
the of potatoes will furnish above the quantity London Society for promoting Christian- required, whilst three hundred and fifty acres ity among the Jews. Mr. Frey has also of hay would most frequently fall short of prepared an English-Ilebrew Grainmar. supporting the same number of working horses
Mr. BELFOWE has in the press a me and oxen-the advantage of this system extrical romance in five cantos, entitled tends beyond the individual, and is felt both Spanish Ileroism, or the Battles of Ronce inimediately and remotely by the mass of tbe valles.
communiiy. In the first place, the ground The Rev. Mr. Ewing, of Glasgow, will heretofore indispensably requisite for the speedily publish, at the request of the
growth of hay, for horses is now applied to London Missionary Society, Essays ad
the purposes of a dairy, and in the last year
507,094 quarts of milk were sold, whereas in dressed to the Jews, on the Authority,
1804, only 992,755. In years of scarcity Scope, and Consummation, of the Law the food of horses can be applied to the use and the Prophets.
of man. .
I. C. CURWEN." Mr.CURWEN, who ought to be known Butler.--Several specimens of Swedish under the title of the Northern Patriot, Turnip Butter, from the dairy of Mr. has recently circulated the following Let- Ives, of Catton, were exhibited at the ter on the important suliject of the culture principal inns in Norvichi, on the 15:52 of Potatoes.
of April ; and being placed on the dinner"Werking !on-Hall, April 9, 1809.
tables at each house, gentlemen kad a “SIR,-Theisuprovement of our agricul.
fair opportunity afforded them of proture appears to me to be the most certain means of advancing the prosperity and happi
nouncing a decided opinion upon its qua
lity. . ness of the United Empire, and preserving to
It has afforded'a convincing proof, that os the blessings we enjoy. I may be deemed visionary, but I cannot disguise my opinion, turnips of all descriptions, do not univerthat Great Britain, under a system of good sally, in a greater or less degree, injure agriculture, would be capable of supporting the flavour of our milk and butter: to thirty millions of inhabitants. Nothing can this assertion, the Swedish turnip is an contribute more to this desirable object than exception, in a most decided point of view. the general culture and use of Potatoes.
It appears, that the management of - The population of Workington is esti. these cows is most simple and easy-they mated at eight thousand, the weekly sale of are fed on hay, good oat-straw, and Swe. potatoes during ten months of the year, ex- dish turnips; but it ought to be observed. ceeds four thousand stone per week; to sup- that a degree of care and neatness is neply this consumption requires nearly an lione dred acres; I am inclined to believe five times
cessary in preparing these curnips for the number of acres would not, in any other
them. In the first place, they are drawa mode of cropping, produce an equal quantity
· about the end of February or beginning of of food. In corroboration of this opinion, let March, laid in ridges or heaps of a load us suppose five hundred acres of wheat, yield. or two each, and left on the land for two ing wenty-four Winchesters, per acre, of or three weeks; they are then carted 60lbs. of six hundred thousand pounds of a way to some convenient place, their bread, equal to supplying four thousand per- tops and tails cut off clean, and piled on sons with half a pound of bread for three a heap, where they are kept as free from Hundred days. The consumprion then would soil or dirt as possible. li is adviseable be half a pound of bread to four pounds of also, that the operation of topping and potatoes. The confort derived from the use tailing be done in a vard apart from that of potatoes by the working classes, affords a
where the cows are fed; for should they most powerful argument in favour of their
eat any of the inps, this excellence of general introduction-no food is more nutritious, nope so universally palatable. The
flavour in the milk and buuer will be
deteriorated considerably. The mode philanthropist and politician will equally promote their views, by extending the use and of preparing these turnips deserve's particulture of the potatve.
cular attention. The drawing them from * For eight years past I have fed all my the land at the time they are in their working borses upon stcam potatoes, mixed most compact state, then depriving
thein of the absorption, if it may be so side towards the face, and to clean or wash it callerl, of the new or vernal sap of the frequently. All artificers should avoid touchsoil, a diminution of that important mata ing lead when hot : and tbis caution is espeter does not take place, as from an op. cially necessary for printers or compositors, posite course of management would be
who have often lost the use of their limbs by the result, to the no sinall injury of the
handling the types when drying by the fire, following crop. In this state too, they
alter being washed.-Glaziers' putty should
never be made or moulded by the band. An keep inuch longer; and, moreover, which
iron pestle and mortar would work the ingreis of no less importance, the turuips are,
dients together, at least equally well, and within themselves, more nutritive, as would
out hazard-If any person, in any of the appear from the superior quality of the above employments, should feel pain in the butler produced; for, by being thus ex. bowels, with costiveness, they should imme. posed to the air, and detached from the diately take twenty drops of laudunum, and soil, a considerable portion of aqueous when the pain is abated, two table spoonfuls moisture is carried off by natural eva- of castor oil, or an ounce of the bitter purging poration, which would otherwise add to salt, dissolved in warm camomile tea. If the quantity of our dairies, but not the
this does not succeed, a pint or two pints of quality, as we find to be the case in feed.
warm soa; suds should be thrown up as a ing cows with those which have been re
clyster. As a preventive, two or three tea. cently drawn.
spoonsuls of salad oil, taken in a small cup The following cautions have been re
ufpruel, are likely to be of service, ir taken
daily, and steadily pursued." cominended by the Physicians and sure
A series of portraits of political chagenis of the Bath Hospital, to those who
racters are engraving upon gems, by Mr. Jave received benefit hy the use of the BROWN. ein-sculotur to the late Ca. Baih Waters, in cases where the poison tharioe II. and Paul of Russia. This of lead is concerned, as Plumbers, Gla
artist has already cominenced his colziers, Painters, and other artificers, who
lection with the poriraits of Colonel work in trasies which expose them to si
Wardle, and Mr. Whitbread, who have milar hazards, from the same cause; to honoured him with sittings for that purbe observed by them at their return to
pose. It is intended to furnish the pubtlic exercise of their former; occupa
Tic with impressions, by means of Mr. tions: "To maintain the strictest temperance,
Tassie's curious imitations of cameus
and intaglios, in enamel and paste. . particularly respecting distilled spirits, which
A silver piedal, in commemoration of the had better be altogether forborne. To pay the strictest attention to cleanliness; and
abolition of the slave-trade, designed and never, when it can be avoided, to daub their
executed hy eminent artists, has been prebands with paint; and particularly never
sented to the British Museum by soine gento cat cheir meals, or go to rest, without tlemen who have had a quantity struck for washing their hands and face. Not to eat or that purpose, in silver and bronze. On one drink in the room or place wherein they side is a portrait of Mr. Wilberforce, work, and much less to suffer any food or surrounded with the words: William drink to remain exposed to the fumes or dust Wilberforce, M.P. the Friend of Africa, of the metal, in the workshops or ware. The reverse represents Britannia holding houses. - Is the clothes of persons in this
a scroll, the solemn act of her legislature, line (painters particularly) are generally ob
by which the slave-trade was abolished, served to be much soiled with the colours they use, it is recommended to them to perform
attended by Wiscoin and Justice. Betheir work in frocks of ticking, which may be
fore her stands commerce, who receives frequently washed, and conveniently laid
her compands to terminale i hat traitic; aside, wien the workmen go to their ineals;
while an angel bolds over ber head a and again put on when they resume their celestial crown, in tuken of her conduct work. Every business which can, in these being approved by Heaven. At the botbranches, should be performed with gloves on tom are the words: I have heard their the hands, and woollen or worsted gloves are cry-Slave-trade abolished, 1807. recommended ; as they may be often washed; To extend the utility of the LITERARY as they should always be after being soiled Fryd. and to impress the public mind with paint, or even by rubbing against the with just sentiments of its juportance, metal.-Caution is necessary in mixing, or
it has been proposed, by the cmuncil and even in unpacking, the dry colours, that the
committee, tu interest the clersy in its hne powder does not get into their months,
behalt. or be drawn in by the breath.
To contribute every thing in
A crape co. vers over the face might be of service, but the power of the Society towaras The we should be taken to turn always the same allaininent of this object, it is TE30116. ndXULY Mas, No. 133.