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author. These Lectures are printed very high importance in biblical li. from a copy which the editor took terature. The first volume was an. while an auditor of the professor; nounced by us in our Register for and although less valuable, and less the year 1794.–At the same place, correct than the preceding, will. M.Č. Lew. Drevsen hås publifted prove an acceptable present to bibli- a creatile " on the best Mode of incal scholars. -At Helmstadt, Dr. structing Youth in the Christian Re. H. Ph. Con. Henke has published a ligion." This is a judicious, .ra German translation of archdeacon tional performance, and will be Paley's “Horæ Paulinæ,” which highly prized by those Chriftians the foreign journals, pronounce to whole creed contains nothing in it be much improved in its new dress, that is superstitious or myftical. --At by the remarks of the translator the fanse place, professor S. Theoph. which accompany it.-At Lemgo, Lange, of Jena, has publithed a M. Eman. Berger has published “ History of the Dogmas, or Ar" A Sketch of a moral Introduction ticles of Faith, of the Christian to the New Testament, for Teachers Church, extracted from the Fa: of Religion, and thinking Chris. thers," vol. I. In this work the tiaris," volume I, The object of author's erudition and critical fkill the author in this work is, to give appear to considerable advantage; an exposition of all the moral pre- but united to a freedom of opinion cepts, whether of general accepta- which will not meet with the aption, or adapted to particular times probation of Trinitarian and high and circumstances, that are contain: orthodox divines. Prefixed to the ed in the New Testament writings. volume is a well-drawn sketch of The volume before us comprehends Christianity, as delivered by Christ the Gospels of Matthew and Mark, and the apostles, and a comparison with a general introduction; and is of it with Judaism, -At Erlangen, executed with considerable learning Dr. G. F. Siller, a friend to the and ability. When expreising his Lutheran fyftem, has publified a opinion of the history of our Sa- work, in two volumes, “ on Din viour's temptation, he rejects the vine Revelations, and particularly literal scheme of interpretation, and those which were made to Jesus and the equally absurd hypothesis of di- his Apoftles," which is valuable and abolical illusion : but instead of ado interesting, as exhibitiog a striking opting our excellent Farmer's fim- instance of the good effects prople and rational fcheme of its being duced on men's minds of late vears, a relation of a divine vision, con- by the progress of philosophy, and taining symbolical predictions and the historical mode of explaining representations of the principal trials the scriptures. To those advocates and difficulties attending Christ's for revelation who do not take too public ministry, he lupposes it to be high ground, it will prove an aca moral fiction, related by Jesus for ceptable present.–At Leipsic, an the instruction of his disciples, and anonymous popular tract of conby them misunderstood. At Leip- siderable merit has appeared, enti. fic, Dr. G. J. Planck has published tled “Religion an important Conthe second volume of his excellent cern of Man;" the object of which “ Introduction to the Science of is to Thew, that religion is equally Theology," which as a critical, ex- conducive to man's real happiness, egetical, and historical work, is of and congenial to his nature. With


out an imprint, a sensible and well- of Speculative Philosophy during written tract against the celibacy of the Eighteenth Century.-At Halle, the clergy, has been circulated in professor Lewis H. Jacob has pubGermany, entitled “Free Thoughts lished a collection of " Mifceilane. on the Marriage of Priests, as the ous Philofophical Elavs in TeieoloBális of a highly necessary Reform gy, Politics, Theology and M orals," in the Catholic Priesthood, in an Exe the characteristics of which are good amination of the late Ordivances of fenfe, perspicuity, and liberality. the Confiftory of the Prince Bishop, The most important of them are against the Incontinency of the on the doctrine of final causes; Clergy of the Diocese of Ratisbon, the principles by which political by a Bavarian Professor of The opinions and actions are to be judge ology."- At Magdeburg, M. C. G. ed; and a philosophical dialogue Ribbeck has publithed a second von on providence.—“The Metaphylume of “ Sermons adapted to the Gcs of Morals, by Immanuel Kant,Spirit and Wants of the Times and published at Konigsberg, appear to Place," which are said to be enti- us, instead of throwing bight on that tled to equal commendation with science, to confound aird bewilder the former, ' noticed in our last the reader, by the peculiarities which year's Register.–At Coburg, One. we have repeatedly noticed to be fimus Braun, of the order of St. promenent in the profeffor's system. Francis, has published" ]nstructions -The same remark is applicable to for a Christian Life, in seven prac- his “ Metaphyfical Elements of Jutical Discourses, delivered to the risprudence,” published at the same Country-people during Lent;"which place. Much of what is valuable inculcate found morality, and libe- and important is, without question, ral opinions, and thoughout hint comprehended in this work, as well that there is no merit in the me- as the former, but it is frequently chanical saying of a rosary. The involved in an obscurity and unlatter have procured the author the intelligibleness of expression, that honour of having his work prohi- greatly detract from its merit. The bited at Vienna.

author is an advocate for the repreUnder the heads of Philosophy, fentative form of government, aboJurisprudence, and political Econo. lishing all hereditary nobility, and my, we have not a numerous lift of hereditary offices of state, and alarticles to infert in our present year's lowing the chief magiftrate no aucatalogue. At Marburg, professor thority but merely to execute the Theodore Tiedemann has published will of the people. —At Carishue the fixth volume of his learned and have appeared “ Discourses with ingenious work, entitled “The Spirit enlightened Citizens of the County of Speculative Philosophy," which of Baden, at the Conclusion of the we introduced to our readers in our Fiftietby Year of the Reign of Charles last volume. This part of our author's Frederic," which are stated to con• labours ter.ninates with the close of tain a pleaging picture of the benethe seventeenth century. At forne voient endeavours of a good prince future period, thould the sentiments to promote the happiness of his fub. of bis contemporaries respecting his jects. --At Goitingen, M. G. Fred. qualifications for such a task, afford vonMarteos has published a "Sketch him fufficient encouragement, it is of an Hiftorical Developement of his intention to write the Hiftory of the true Urigin of the Laws of Bills

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of Exchange; a Fragment of the vantages of Roofs formed of Planks, History of Trade in the middle with a particular View to the oriAges; with a Collection of ancient ginal Writing of their Inventor," , Documents hitherto little known in by the fame author. Germany, consisting chiefly of Ita. In the list of German productions lian, Spanish, Portuguese, and Eng, beloozing to the department of Ma. Jilli Laws on the Subject." The thematics, Natural Philosophy, &c. ample title will sufficiently inform we have to insert M. Bode's * Ale the reader of the subjects of the au- tronomical Ephemeris for the Year thor's work, in investigating which 1798," and also that “ for the Year he has displayed great industry and 1799," published at Berlin, which acuteness.-Ac Hamburgh, profef. are not inferior in valuable commufor Büsch, well known by his valu. nications, and interesting astronomiable theoretico-practical view of cal news, to their predecessors.-At commerce, in its various branches, Leipfic, M.J. Theop. Riedel has has published an “ Essay on the publithed" Instructions for the Use History of the Commerce of Ham- of the Compass in practical Geoineburgh," which is represented to be try,” illustrated with twelve plates. a work of confiderable importance, Few treatiles will be found so satisin a mercantile and political view.- factory as that before us, in enaAc Leiplic, M.C. P. Laurop has bling the reader to determine the de. published a treatise which deierves gree of accuracy which the compass notice, “On the Cultivation of adınits, the method of proving it, Birch, and its Advantages over the means of correcting the faults other Trees, particularly in Places discovered, and other things necel. where. Wood is scarce;' and at farv to be known in the use of that Gieffen, M. A. F. W. Von Hilles. instrument.-At Berlin, professor heim has published an afeful, Jef. Huth has published a tranflathough short treatise in political tion from the French, of " J.H. economy, entitled " The improved Lambert's Treatise on some acous. Management of the silky-haired (or tic luftruments, with an Appendix, Angora) Rabbit in Germany, confr. on the Horn of Alexander the dered in all its Parts, and collected Great, as it is called, on Experi. for the Use of those who are acti- nients with an elliptical Speaking ally engaged in it, or who intend to Trumpet, and on the Application of be so."--To the above-inentioned Speaking Trumpers to Telegra. articles we add the titles of the fol. phy;" which is rendered peculiarly lowing, published at Berlin : “A valuable by the additions of the in. Collection of useful Essays and Ac- genious editor.-At Hamburgh, M. counts relative to Architecture, for G. Schmeifler has publithed a work young Architects, and Lovers of which cannot fail of proving inte. the Science, by some Members of reiting to every lover of science: it the royal Prusian upper archie is entitled “Sketch for a better Ac. tectural Department," in 2 vols. quaintance with the present Situa. with plates ; “ The rural Archi- tion of Science in France." Retect's Manual, with a view to the specting the National Institute, the Construction of Dwelling Houses, School of Arts, the School of Mineand other necessary Buildings, by ralogy, and the present state of ma. D. Gilly," vol. I. ; and “On the nufactures in Paris, it conveys very Invention, Construction, and Ad. interesting information, from an aus • 5797


thor who examined things very mi. has published " The Well India nutely himself, and had an iotro. Flora,enlarged and elucidated, &c.duction to the most diftinguished volume 1, which is spoken of in members in each of the scientific very high terms by the foreign redepartments ;' with an account of viewers. - At Jena and Leipfic, whom this volume is concluded. professor A. J. C. Batsch has pubAt Leiplic, M. J. G. Hoyer, first lified “a Sketch of natural His. lieutenant of the electoral Saxon tory in general, being an abstract of pontonier corps, las publidhed "a the Author's Text Books," in which Sketch of a Manual of the Sciences much valuable information is conpertaining to a Pontonier, with a densed into a small compass.-At View to their Application to military Harover, M. A. W. Roth has pubPurposes," in three volumes, which lished “ Remarks on the Study of contain a full and perfpicuous ac- aquatic Plants, of the Class Cryp. count of everything necessary to cogamia," from which the young be known in that branch of military bctavist may derive much useful intactics.-At Berlin, professor M. ftruction. — At Polen and Berlin, Henry Klaproth has published a M.F. A. von Huniboldt has pubSecond volume of “ Contributions lished “Experiments on the irritated towards the chemical Knowledge of nervous and muscular Fibre, with mineral Bodies," the greater part of Conjectures on the chemical Process which are new, and presents us with of Life in the animal and vegetab e results of considerable importance Kingdoms." vol. I. illustrated with in general chemistry. The art of plates. This is a mofi important chemical analysis will derive much work, containing a great variety of improvement from his labours. In interestingfacts and conclufionsfroin our last year's Register we announce thein, in animal electricity, which ed the appearance of M. Klaproth's bid fair to lead to consequences of first volume.-- At Leipfic, professor considerable moment in the pratice C. F. Ludwig has published “Ele- of medicine.-At Hanover, profef. ments of the natural History of the for G. R. Treviranus has published human Species, sketched for aca- a volunie of “ Physiological Fragdemical Lectures,"containing a va. ments,"on the nervous power and its riety of molt important facts, and mode of action, op vital curgefcence, original remarks, whence the au- and on real and apparent organic thor has drawn instructive conclu. warmth, from which the author has sions in anthropology.-At Halie, acquired considerable reputation on M. Fran. von Paula Schrank has the continent.At Tubingen, M, publified a creatile “ on the accel. C. Fred. Cloffius ha: published an. Tory Veftels of Plants, and their ingenious " Ellay on Decollation, Uses,”illustrated with plates, which in which, on various grounds, he contains an ingenious and curious defends the probability of an opiexamination of the different kinds nion, first maintained by profeffer of hatrs and glands :hat appear on Sæmmering, that the head is not plants, with a view to ascertain deprived of consciousness till some their offices in the economy of ve- time after it is separated from the getable lite. He imagines them to body.--At Halle, Dr. Curt Sprenbe principally destined for the ab. zel bas published “a Manual of

forption or discharge of Auids.- Pathology,” in three volumes, in . At Erlangen, profetlos OlaveSwartz which he has collected and digested

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all the new known discoveries in Sammering's Plate of a femaleSke. the natural history of man. Dr. leton, with a Description;" royal Sprengel's medical erudition, and folio, published at Frankfort; “Deindefatigable industry of research, scription of the phyGological and are well known, and will recom. pathological Preparations in the Col. mend his labours to the attention lection of Anlic Counsellor Loder, of professional men.--At Stendal, allena, by J.Val.H. Kohler,' puba Dr.S. Theophi. Vogel has published lillied at Leipfic; “C.S.Andersch's * The Examination of the sick, or anatomical physiological Differta. general philofophico-niedical En- tion on some Nerves of the hu. quiries for the Investigation of man Body, published by Ern. Phi the Diseases of the human Body,” Andersch, Part I." at Konigse which are conducted with cir- berg; " Anatomical Essays, No. cumspection, minuteness, and pre. l. on the Structure of the Nerves, cision; and are rendered intereft. illustrated with three Plates, by T. ing by the occasional introduc- C. Reil, M. D.” published at sion of remarkable cases from the Halle; “ the History of the faliauthor's own practice. - At Leip. val System, physiologically and lic, a very useful work, and inato pathologically considered, &c. by terly in point of execution, has ap. J. Bart. Siebold, M. D." públihed peared, entitled “The Army Phyen at Jena ; “ a Jouroal for Surgery, lician's Manual, or, on the Prefer. Midwifery, and forenfic Medicine, vation of the Health of Soldiers in published by J. C. Loder, Vola the Field, Establishments for the Š. No. I." at the same place; "a Cure of their Diseases, and the Treatise on the Venereal Disease, Knowledge and Cure of the inost by C.Fr.Closfius," published at Tuimportant Diseases liable to occur bingen; and “ on the Effects of in a Campaign," in two volumes.- mineral Waters, &c. by J. E. At the same place, G. Weslekind, Wichman, Physician in ordinary to physician to the army of the Rhine, the King of Great Britain," pub. • has published an interesting " Acolithed at Hanover: count of the French military Horo The next German productions pitals,” which offers authenic dowhich call for our notice, belong cuments to prove that the health to the departments of History, of the fick and wounded soldiers is Geography, Biography, and Tras much more regarded under the re- vels. In this number is “ Xcovitog public, than it was under the mo. rswpyte portán, &c.” now firit narchy, no pains or expense being published, by F. C. Alter, Greek Spared for their recovery. - At professor at Vienna. This is the Jena, Dr. C. W. Hufeland has pnb. work of an historian, who claims lidhed a work entitled " The Art of a distinguished rank among the eye prolonging human Life," which is witnesses of the fall of the eastern. immoderately extolled by the Ger. empire; and profefTor Alter is en. man journalists. It appears, howk titled to the thanks of the literary ever, to contain much useful infor- world for the attention and care mation and instruction, delivered in wiih which he has edited it. To the form of lectures, which are die the work of Phrantzes he has added yided into two parts; the former the confession of faith of the La. theoretical, the latter practical.- tins, sent by pope Gregory IX. to We can only insert the titles of the the patriarch Gennadius, with the following publications : “ T. S. answer of the patriarch and his sy.

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