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VI. The Origin, Object and Operation of the Apprentice
Laws; with their application to times past, present, and to
VII. Insurance against Robbery; or the Present System of
the Police considered, and a New one proposed. [Ori-
VIII. Observations on the Bill, rendering the Militia dis-
posable for Foreign Service. By JOHN PHILIPPART,
Owing to the absence of Sir FRANCIS D'IVERNOIS from
No. VI. will be published on the 1st of JUNE, and will contain
Lord SHEFFIELD's Pamphlet on the Trade in Wool and Wool-
I. On the Trade in Wool and Woollens, including an ex-
position of the Commercial situation of the British Empire:
extracted from the Reports addressed to the Wool-Meetings
at Lewes, in the years 1809, 1810, 1811, and 1812, by the
President JOHN, LORD SHEFFIELD, from the Commnni-
II. A Letter to THOMAS HOPE, Esq. Hereditary Go-
vernor and Director of the BRITISH INSTITUTION for
promoting the Fine Arts in the UNITED KINGDOM, &c.
&c. on the insufficiency of the existing establishments for
promoting the Fine Arts, towards that of Architecture and
its Professors; attempting to show the cause of the decline
of pure taste in that branch of the Fine Arts, and with some
hints towards its better encouragement. By JAMES ELMES,
III. A Review of First Principles of Bishop Berkeley,
Dr. Reid, and Professor Stewart. With an indication of
other Principles. By JOHN FEARN, Esq. Author of an
IV. Narrative of the Crucifixion of Matthew Lovat, exe-
cuted by his own hands, at Venice, in July, 1805. Originally
communicated to the Public by CESAR RUGGIERI, M.D.
Professor of Clynical Surgery at Venice, in a letter to a Me-
dical Friend. [Now first translated into English. With a
V. A Series of Letters on the Political and Financial state
of the Nation, at the commencement of the year 1814; ad-
dressed to the EARL OF LIVERPOOL. By FRANCIS PER-
VII. On Buonaparte and the Bourbons, and the necessity
of rallying around our legitimate Princes, for the safety of
France and Europe. Translated from the French of F. A.
VIII. An Appeal to the Legislature for the repeal of the
Act regulating the Marriage of the Royal Family. [Ori-
IX. A Short Sketch of a Short Trip to Paris in 1788.
BALANCE OF POWER.
THOMAS MOORE MUSGRAVE, ESQ.
ALTHOUGH a short interval only has elapsed since the following performance was laid before the public, this period has been distinguished by a rapid succession of events of the highest political importance. These most memorable and most interesting events are, in truth, the natural and necessary consequences of the general and comprehensive plan of hostility, which the allied powers have so wisely and so steadily pursued. The practicability of this general system of cordial and unanimous co-operation was long denied: corruption, jealousy, imbecility, financial derangement, national supineness, in short every element. of disunion existed, it was believed, in such force, as to render a zealous combination of the continental powers against France almost equally hopeless and visionary. The eventful history of the campaign, since the rupture of the armistice, furnishes a perfect refutation of this error.
The spirit of the times, and the new and characteristic features of the war, were too much overlooked by those