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fions of Dependence;" "TheCount “ The Irina Heiress, in : Vos de Santerre, by a Lady, in 2 Vols;" “ Percy, or the Fricods ;" * Lore • The Orphan of Bolleobach, or at first Sight, altered from the Polycarp the Adventurer;" “ The French, by sirs. Gunning, in s Mysterious Wife, by Gabrielli, in 4 Vols;" “ Édouad and E.eodora, or Voks;" “ The Church of St. Siffrid, Memoirs of the Houses of Sommer. in 4 Vols;”, “ Azemia, a Descrip- field and Gratton, by E. Marshall, tive and Sentimental Novel, by J.A. A. M. in 2 Vols;" ' “ Phedors, of M. Jenks, in 2 Vols;” “ Jocelina, the Forest of Ninkki, by Mary or ahe Reward of Benevolence, by Charlton, in 4 Vols;" “ Edmund Isabella Kelly, in 2 Vols;" " The of the Forest, in 4 Vols ;" * The Caftie of Bucktholme, in 3 Vols;" Sorrows of Edith, or the Hermitage “ Milistina, or the Double Interest, of she Cliffs, by Mrs. Burke, in z in 2 Vols;" “ Count Donamar, Vols;" “ The History of Sir George transiated from the German, in 3 Warrington, or the Political QuixVols;" “ Advertisemoro fnr : Hof nie, by the Author of the Female band, in 2 Vols;" “ The Orphans Quixote, in 3 Vols;" “ Rose Ce of Snowdon, by Miss Guoning, in 3 cil;” “ The Governess, or Court. Vols;" 6 The Spoiled Child, by land Abbey;" “ IGcora of Galicia, Mrs. H well, in : Vols;" “ Dira by Mrs. Hugill, in 2 Vols ;” “ Busobedience. by the Author of Plain gay Castie, by Mrs. Bonbote, in Sunte. 111 2 Vois;" " Henry Som. Vols;" and « The Contradi&tion, mervine, a Tale, in 2 Vols;'“ The by the Rev. W. Cole.” Days of Chivalry, in 2 Vols;"*

FOREIGN

FOREIGN LITERATURE

Of the Year 1797.

JN our short and imperfect Cata- At the same place, M. H. Storch 1 logue of the Foreign Literature has published the second volume of of the Year 1797, we have very few his valuable collections on the subarticles to intert belonging to the jeet of the history of Russia, and Russian Empire. At Riga, Mr. given to his work the title of “ Au Herder has published two treatises Historico-statistical Pieture of the in Theology, in which his wellRussian Empire at the Close of the known abilities and liberality ap. Eighteenth Century.” From his pear to eminent advantage. The long residence in Russia, and travels first is entitled “ of the Redeemer into its remotest parts, and from of Men, according to our three first the documents to which he lias had Gospels," and the second, which access, we may entertain the excompletes his design, “ of the pectation that our author will be Son of God, the Saviour of the enabled to give us a full and inteWorld, according to the Gospel of resting account of that country.John, &c.The object of the au. “ Catherine the Second at the Bar thor is, to aslift the unprejudiced of Humanity,' stated to be pubin distinguishing fact from fiction, lifhed at Petersburgh, is a short, but and to solve the questions, What spirited sketch of the.principal feaare the Gospels? What is Christi, tures of that extraordinary woman, anity? What was it in the begin- and the principal transactions of ning? What is it to us? In prose- her reign, which the author las cuting it, Mr. Herder rejects all brought forwards in order to deterdogmatisin and mysticism, and has mine, in whal point of view the afforded such a practical view of philanthropist should consider Caour religion, as may be read with therine, and whether he can juftly pleafure and profat by every rational give her the name of Great ? A believer. We cannot, however, sufficient knowledge of Russian surmise what were the grounds on politics, nanly sentiment, and strict which the author built his hypothe- impartiality, mark our author's fis, that Mark was neither an epi. pages, and induce him, with great tomiser of Matthew, nor a compiler justice, in our opinion, to decide from him and Luke, but that he the question in the negative.--At wrote his gospel before either of Petersburgh, a splendid edition of them, and adhered more closely to “ the Poems of Anacreon" has the most ancient Hebrew gofpel, to been published, in the original which the others made additions. Greek, accompanied with a Russian

translation. translation.- ArRiga, Mr.Fr.Schuiz paint, turn, make watches, &e. has published the first volume of “a and who has acted as couofe.ior ia Selection of Miscelaneous Maxiins, several causes. – The fourth and for the use of those who know the fifth voiumes of the “Transaa ons World, or who wish to know it, of the Royal Academy of Belles with a German Tranfa:ion.” The Lettres, Hittory, and Antiquides," pieces which form this collection, published at the same place, among are chiefly extracted from D'Agues. Other iets important articles, speeches feau, D'Aleinbert, Bellegarde, Cre, on the creation of members, and billon the vounger, Duclos, Fon- biographical notices, contains a cotenelle, Paical, Rousseau, and Vul Biol's ellay on the origin and names taire.

of the ce.eftial confteliations, by The first work which we have to Dr. Helanderhielm, intended to antrounce in Swedis, literature, is prove that the Hindoos were the inthe fixteen ha volume of the “ Tranf- vesturs of astronomy; an answer actions of the Royal Swedish Aca in the strative to the queftion, demy,” Part I.-IV. published wheiler we can form any certain at Stockholm. This volume cona jud cxent of the manners of a peu uins several valuable papers in ma- ple from the decline or fourishing thchatics, natural history, and me of the fine arts among them? by. charics, bv Mestrs. Schuæter, Ol. A. G. Silverstolpe; Remarks on the Swartz, Modter, Achard, Swede. Situation and State of the Finnish sus, Lidbeck, and Vice-admiral N o!, at the Time when it was Chapmani. The communications firat reduced under permanent Suba of the latter are stated in the foreign jertion to Swejen, by Prof. H. G. Reviews to be of very great impoie Porthan; History of Belles Lettres tance to the frience of thip-build. among the Romans, by F.H. Ebering:-At the fame place have ap. hardt; . and an Enquiry into the peared - New Transactions of the Antiquity of Gunpowder in gene. Roval Academy of Sciences, for ral, and in Sweden in particular, the Year 1756," Purts I.-IV. To by M. J. Murberg.--At Stockholm, this volume, likewise, vice-admiral likewise, Dr. C. W. Lüdeke has Chapman has contributed a valuable publithed the seventh volume of his essay on the best form for anchurs, curious and interefting “ General the proper proportion of their parts, Archive of Swedish Literature, une and the weight they should have in der the Reign of Guftavus III." a fhip of a given fize. Of the other noticed in the department of our scientific papers which it contains, Register for ihe year 1795:-Ar the the most important belong to the same place, M. Olave Agrel, who heads of astronomy, natural history, was formerly fecretary to the Sweand anatomy; and were communi. dish consulate at Morocco, has pub. cated by M. O. von Acrel, M. Pro- liihed " Letters on Morocco, &c." fperin, M. Schrater, M. L. Nord, which appear to furnith authentic murk, Dr. Melanderbieln, Mr.S. information respecting the prefent Cdo ), M. P. N. von Gedda, and state, policy, nanners, &c. of that M. J. L. Odbelius. Among the empire, written in a lively and incurious articles which it presents to teresting manver. On dis way out us, is a defcrip:ion of a man, born the author fpent fome time at Gib. without lands, arms, feet, or legs, raltar, and other parts of Spain, wh can write, carve wood, draw, of which he gives * brief account.

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At Wexio, Dr. Olave Wallavist, Physics ;" which are spoken of as bishop of that fee, has publiqued forthing a judicious and useful “ A Sketch of a Manual of Promo work, comprehending the most motion to ecclefiaftical Offices,' with dero discoveries in physics and chebiftorical Remarks on the Laws and mistry,-- In this department of our Cuftoms respecting it Snce the Re- Register for the year 1792, we had formation," which will give full the opportunity of announcing the information to those who wish to be first part of an important work enacquainted with the modes of ob- titled "Symbolæ Bocanicæ, &c. taining church dignities in Sweden. or more accurate Descriptions chiefly

With respect to the state of lite, cf Plants, collected by P. Foríkao), rature in Denmark, our information in his Travels in the East, &c." #ill continues exceedingly scanty. published by profeífor Vabl. DurWe hope that the paucity of Danish ing the present year the third part productions (for few indeed have has made its appearance, and is we met with, or heard of is not to spoken of in high terms of approbe attributed to restrictions which bation by the foreign journalists. rumour reports to have taken place of the date of the fecond part of in that country on the liberty of the same work, we have not been the prefs. The circumstances which able to obtain any information. At we mentioned when noticing Mr. Copenhagen hath appeared “ An Cramer's publication, in our last vo- Alphabetical Index to the corrected tume, would seem, however, to and enlarged Edition of Fabricius's countenance such a report. If it System of Entomology, containing be well founded, the meafure has the Orders, Genera, and Species," originated in a thort-fighted policy, which is faid to be on a good plani, incompatable with the liberal views and well executed. -At Kiel, prowhich for fome years paft have ap- feffor Olivarius has commenced a repeared to actuate the Danish go- spectable periodical work, of which vernment, and will ulcimately den a'number is to appear once in three feat ils own ends.--Ar Copenhagen, montis; intended to present the M. C. J. R. Christiani, German public with a regulas account of preacher to the court, las publish the state of literature, &c. in the ed a work entitled “ Elavs for the north of Europe. Its title is " Le Improvement of Mankind, &c.” Nord Littéraire, Phylique, Polia consisting of valuable treatises, part- tique, et Morale." ly written by the editor, and partly O n turning our view towards the by Venturini, Marezoll, and others, Batavian republic, we still find our the object of which is to disseminate materials for a sketch of Dutch lite. knowledge by promoting and re- rary productions very limited and commending regular fyft:ms of edu- imperfect. ' At Amsterdam, the so. carion for youth. It should seem ciety for promoting the general weal tbat M. Christiani is at the head of has published two “Prize Efsays . an inftitution at Copenhagen, in concerning the Duties of a worthy which the principles developed in Master and Mistress of a Family in these essays are carried into practice, common Life, with Remarks on the with no fmall degree of reputation Causes of the little Happiness apto the worthy tutor.–At the same parent in many Households," ao place, M. Chev. de Hauch has pub. bounding in sensible and judicious lished “ Elements of experimental advice, that may prove useful in

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correcting errors and bad manage- by him with eminent reputation, ment in the domestic relations.--At while he occasionally diftinguished the same place, the above fociety himself by works of fancy and have published “ Prize Estays on taste.-At Dordrecht, M. Hæuffe the Defects of the lower Schools;" has published a paraphrastic Latin and “ on the best Theory of Re- version, “Anacreonti quæ tribuunwards and Punishments in Schools;" tur Carminum,” which is not defwhich are particularly adapted to titute of merit, although the elegiac the circumstances and regulations measure chosen by the autbor is not of the new republic, but afford hints the best adapted to convey the spi. that may contribute to the improve rit of the light effufions of his origiment of schools, and scholastic dif. nal.-At Rotterdam, M. Henry Col. cipline, in other countries. At lot d'Escury has published a volume Leyden, M. Voorda has published of “Juvenile Poems," in Latin, which “twenty-eight Decades of contro- are said to reflect credit on bis ge. versial 'Theles," on various subjects nius and classical attainments.-A. in jurisprudence. In this depart. Amsterdam hath appeared a volume ment of our annual labours for the of “Oriental Apoloyucs and Tales, year 1788, we introduced to our by the Abbé Blanchet,” well known readers the first volume of M. by his fingularities, humour, and Sepp's “ Wonders of God contem- extreme sensibility; which are told plated in the most minute Creatures, in a manner that will entertain and or the Iufects of the Netherlands please the reader. Many of them described, &c. ” published at Am. have appeared, in different forms, sterdain. We have now to an in other publications; and forme arc nounce the completion of the third translated from the English. volume of that arduous and beau. Among the productious of Ger. tiful work, published at the sanie many, for the year 1797, in Biplace, which comprises the first and blical Literature and Criticism, we second classes of Papilios, and the meet with the "Academical Lectures firit and second classes of Phalenæ. of Sam. Fred. Nathan Morus, on

At the same place hath appeared the Interpretation of the New Tesa " An Account of the last- Revolu- tament, prepared for the Press, with tion of the United Provinces," a Preface, and Additions, by H. C. which is represented to be a faithful Abr. Eichstadt, P. D.” vol. I. puband well written narrative of that lished at Leipfic. Professor Morus's event. --At the same place, M. Lectures were a kind of free comJ. H. van Swinden has published ment on Ernesti, and defervedly “ An Eulogy on P. Nieuwland, obtained for the author a high deread in the Society Felix meritis." gree of reputation, on account of The subject of this warm and the extensive erudition and critical elegant eulogy, who died at the acumen displayed in them. From age of thirty, was a percon of the specimen before us, the editor extraordinary genius and talents, appears well qualified to deliver which pointed bim out as a proper them to the world in a manner not person to fill the chair of profeffor unworthy of their respectable auof natural knowledge, the higher thor. - At the same place, M. C. mathematics, civil and military ar. Aug, Hempel has published. Exchite&ture, hydraulics and astrono- planatory Lectures on the three Epifmy, at Leyden. It appears that the tles of John, with a new Latin ities of his office were discharged Paraphrase on them," by the same

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