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Mr. Mills, in his self-elected limita- and loathsome discourse; prompt to bear tion, has bigb merit, in embodying a
the wise ; slow to form an opinion, and calendar, which he could not, under
still slower to pass judgment; silent, difhis plan diversify; and he most cer.
fident, and only roused into action at the tainly, by an unintentional sacrifice, provoking language of folly and of sio
to see this—what is it, but to view one of has tilled up a chasm in our libraries ;
the loveliest and most fascinating of all that of having the events of the Cru.
human pictures? What is it but to see a sades well narrated to us in a short
fellow.creature promising to be a glory compass ; and, it is our duty to ac- to his Maker, and worthy of the DIVINE quit him of aoy blame, for he thinks, Image in which he has been created !? through the prepossession of incom. My brethren, is such a sight common in petent authorities as to the effects the world? Or rather, is not the reverse of the Crusades, that they had no
of this picture a little more common? operation upon the civilization of 'To see a young person flippaat, passionEurope. (See c. viii.) On this sub. ale, and obstinate ; quite inflated with vaject, however, we are at issue with nity and pride; boasting merely of his Mr. Mills; but want of room compels he is doing all in his power to render both
parents' wealth and consequence, while us to defer our observations till our
contemptible:--to see him eager to pur. next.
what is dissipated, and vicious (To be continued.)
and extravagant-prompt to deliver his
opinions rosolicited, and not always the 103. Sermons Doctrinal and Practical. most choice of language in the utterance By the Reverend T. F. Dibdio.
of that opinion :- to see all this, is, I (Concluded from p. 50.)
fear, also sufficiently common; but it is WE now with pleasure resume our
not thereby the more to be commended.
If the depraved customs of society counstrictures upon this unostentatious,
tenance and encourage this, sure I am but animated volume of orthodox
that is not encouraged by much higher Discourses. Our previous remarks authorities : by the language of Scripture were confined to the Doctrinal part of -in the word of God, and of his Son Je. these Sermons. We shall now notice sus Christ our Lord. From this sacred the maoner in which the Practical fountain-head, a purer, a wiser, and a part is executed.
more awful doctrine is imparted: therein Among the most strikiog, and ge
we are told to let our yea be yea, and nerally useful Discourses, is that eoli. our way, nay-and to keep ourselves uptled " The Good and True of Heurt.” spotted from the world.” Of a more chastised and sober tone Our limits forbid a further extract; of colouring-but not less applicable or we should gladly have inserted the to good; sound practical results, is character of Old Age, as illustrated the Discourse eotitled “ The Love of in the example of BARZILLAJ. many shall wax cold.” But perhaps
Thus have we paid our respects to of a still more persuasive, and power
Mr. Dibdin upon his first appearance fully written character is the conclud- in print, in the character of a Divine; ing portion of the Discourse of “ The and we hope that it will not be very Truth shall make you free.” We long ere we shake hands with him heartily wish our limits would have upon his second appearance in the permitted us to insert extracts from same character. Much cannot be each of these three excellent Sermons. gained by such publications whe
Perhaps the two Sermons—one iher on the ground of faine or of proupon Youth, and the other upon
fit: but there is a consideration beAge-are the best, as counterparls, yond either of these, which cannot in the volume. In giving a specimen fail to stimulate an honest and ardent of the former, we feel persuaded that mind in the prosecution of bis labour. we do our duty both io the Author There is the approbation of conand to the Publick. The passage science-in not having hid oor light here subjoined is illustrative of that under a bushel ; or in not having part of the sermon which guards the wrapt our talent within a napkio to Preacher's flock against a premalure
lie rusty and corroded io uoproducintroduction of youth into the world. tive supioeness.
“ To see a young person alive to a seuse of honour and of shame ; guarded in
104. Patronage, a Poem: an Imitation of his expressions, and still more so in his
the Seventh Satire. of Juvenal. By coaduct; stung to the quick with vicious
Mandanis. 8vo. pp. 38, Souter.
IŃ this is not one of the best Imi- ed upon it. The Chambers cannot know tations of Juvepal, it is certainly one
tbis opinion, if this opioion has no organ." of the boldest. Peers, not excepting
“ lu a Represeutative Government the most elevated, are the objects of there are two tribunals; that of the the Satire—the Lawyers are severely houses where the interests of the nation depicted—and the miserable fate of are judged; and that of the Nation itself,
which judges the two Houses.". Scivolmasters and Tutors deplored.
“ How can the Ministry aod the Cham. One specimen, and that one of the bers know the public opinion, which least severity, and somewhal pleasant, forms the general will, if this opinion canis here given.
not be freely expressed?" " Yet stay-perchance in adding page to page,
[page; 106. The Comforter. A : Poem. You look tow'rds Holland house for patro- pp. 78. Taylor and Hessey. The Baron bears to metre much good will,
A serious poem of considerable But works at homea little private still; merit, in blank verse, after the manner To make he finds much cheaper than to
of “ Young's Night Thougbts." buy
[minstrelsy : Those household goods, bread, beer, and Hence, when you hope to poise his Lord. 107. The Troller's Guide ; a ner and ship's purse,
[for verse." complete practical Treatise on the Art He smiles benigo, and gives you-verse of Trolling, or Fishing for Jack and Pike ;
illustrated with numerous Cuts of Hooks, The Imitator seems to think it high
Bails, Tackles, &c. To which is added, treason in Parnassus when a Noble.
the best method of bailing and laying lines mag commences Poet :
for large Eels. By T. F. Salter, Author “ Few Patrons of the Muse the Peerage of " The Angler's Guide." 12mo. pp. boasts,
107. Tegg. But vaunts of versifying lords in hosts : There Thurlows, Hollands, Strangsords, former Work of Mr. Salter, reviewed
AN appropriate companion to the Carlisles throng,
jo our vol. LXXXVII. p. 346; aod Bit by the dire tarantula of song,
there is no doubt, but that many who No wonder Murray at thy volume sneers, And vows he only publishes for Peers."
have had some practice in the Art The Satirist appears to have been observations on ihe seasons and wea
of Trolling, may find in this work unfortunate in bis search after Patro- ther proper for Trolling; how to nage, baving found only a single No. cast the baited hook in search, and bleman to commend :
divers other mallers connected with, « Holroyd, for mind a gen'rous ardour and relative to Jack and Pike fishing shows,
(woes. worthy their notice and attention. Partakes its pleasures, and removes its
This volume, like the former, is Happy the poet, whose successful lays, From Holroyd's bounty, gathers more than
illustrated by a variety of veat en
gravings on wood. “Sheffield, self-pleased, on that Poet smiles, 108. Domestic Scenes at Woodlands. A And every care and every fear exiles."
Tale. By a lady. 12mo. Pp. 16+. 105. Memoires Secrets, ou Chronique de
Izzard, Paris. Imprimée a Londres. Ouvrage pe- THIS detail of the every day ocriodique. Tome second, No. X. 8vo. currences in domestic life, may be 1817. Lyon, &c.
safely added to the Library of Juve. WE cannot enter minutely into oile Readers. this work, without making our Review the vehicle of political party, 109. Rural Employments ; or, A Peep inand that French, by which our Rea. to Village Concerns; designed to in. ders would not in our opinion be at struct the Minds of Children ; illustraled all edified. We do noi, however, by numerous Copper plates. By Mary deny the literary merit of this book :
Elliott. 19mo. pp. 72. W. Darton, for instance, take the indispensable : THIS little volume is both instruccoobexion between a representative tive and amusing. The plates, if pot government and the liberty of the elegant, are sufficiently good, and press; because,
the designs well adapted to the sub“ The Representative Government is jects; which are, “ The Village Schoolenlightened by public opinion, and is found. mistress;" “ Felliug Timber ;” “WaGENT. MAG. May, 1820.
tering the Horses;" “ Shepherd;" litate their Instruction in the first ele" Harvest Home" "Feeding Poul. ments of Spelling and Reading try;" “ Milking;" “ Ploughing :"
nearly two hundred Wood Engravings. "Sheopshearing;" "Making Butter;" By the Reo. T. Clark, Author of the “ The Orchard ;" Waggoner and
“ National Reader," á Sequel to the Team ;" Feeding Pige;" "Swarming
“ National Spelling Book, &c. &c. the Bees ; " “ The Hay Field;" Farm
pp. 72. Souter. Yard" "The Cottage Family going THIS little Primer, at the moderato to Church ;" “Going to Market.” price of sixpence, appears to justify
what is promised in the title-page; 110. The English Primer ; or, Child's beiag, of its kind, the most complete
First Book ; a plan which cannot which has of late come under our fuil to delight Young Children, and facić observation.
A Vocabulary of Religious Terms, ex. A Syndicate, appointed to enquire into planatory of words usually employed to the expediency and best means of build- describe doctrines, rites, and other sub. ing and furnishing aa Observatory at Cam- jects. bridge, made a Report to the Senate, og A Sermon on the Death of Rey, J. Si. the 24th of April 1820, in favour of such bree. By W. PRIESTLY. project; which was confirmed on Friday, A Narrative of the Persecutions of the last, and graces passed granting 50001. South of France during the years 1814 to and appointing a Syndicate ; who, as soon 1816. By the Rev. MARK WILKS. as 50001, more are collected, are lo carry Views of the Remains of Antient Build. the same into effect. A considerable sum ings in Rome and its vicinity. By M. is already subscribed.
DUBOURG. The subject of the Seatonian prize A New Picture of Naples and its Fapoem for the present year is" The Omnie virons, in the form of an Itinerary. By presence of the Supreme Being."
MARIEN Vasi, member of the Etrascan OXFORD, May 17.
Acadeniy of Cortona, &c. Illustrated with
a map of the road from Rome to Naples. This day the Prize Compositions were
The Peerage Chart; being an Alpha. adjudged as follow:
betical List of the House of Lords, divided CHANCELLOR's Prizes.—Latin Essay
into Sections, and so arranged as to exbi. " Quænam fuerit Concilii Ampbictyonici
bit at oue view the particulars of each constitutio, et quam vim in tuendis Græ.
Peer. ciæ libertatibus, et in Populorum moribus
An Itinerary of Denmark, Sweden, Norformandis habuerit.”—J. Sbergold Boone,
way, and Russia; being a complete Guide Student of Christ Church,
to Travellers, through those countries; English Essay" On the influence of
coataining a minute description of the the Drama." - Alexander Macdonnell,
roads, cities, towns, inns, coips, and modes M. A. Student of Christ Church.
of travelling. By M. REICHARD. Illos. Latin Verse" Newtoni Systema."
trated by an accurate map. William Ralph Churton, some time of
El Teatro Espanol; con Notas Criticas Lincoln College, and now of Queen's Col.
y Explanatorias. Tege, on Mr. Mitchell's foundation.
Aristarchus Anti-Blomfieldianus; or a Sir Roger NEWDIGATE's Prize-Eng. Reply to the Notice of the New Greek list Verse "The Temple of Diana at
Thesaurus, inserted in the 14th number of Ephesus." — William Ewart, Commoner
the Quarterly Review. By E. H. Barof Christ Church.
Dedicated to Earl Spencer.
A Fragment of the History of John Ready for Publication.
Bull, with the birth, pareotage, educaPAULKNER's Antiquities of Kensington, tion, and humours of Jack Radical, with with plates, woodcuts, and pedigrees, incidental Remarks on antient and modera 4to, and 8vo.
Radicalism. Ao Historical Research concerning the The Retreats; or, Sketches from Na. most antient Congregational Church in
By the Author of “ Affection's England, shewing the Claim of the Church Gift." worshipping in Union.street, Southwark, An Historic Sketch of the causes, proto that distinction. By BENJAMIN HAN- gress, extent, and mortality of the Conta
gious Fever, epidemic in Ireland during
the years 1817-18-19; with numerous gustus von Kotzebue. Translated from
Orlando;" translated from the Latin of
Methodism, a Poem.
Locheil; or, The Field of Culloden, a A General History of the House of Novel. Guelph, or Royal Family of Great Bri. Early Education. By ELIZABETH Ap. tain, from the earliest period in which the PLETON, Author of " Private Education," dame appears upon record, to the Ac- &c. cession of his Majesty King George the Poem on the Accession of his Majesty. First to the Throne. This work has been by the Rev. L. T. BERGUER. compiled from authentic and official do. Stories founded on Pacts. By Mrs. cuments, preserved in the Archives, and GRANT, of Croydon, Author of " Sketches in the Royal Libraries of Hanover and of Life and Manners,” and “ Deliaca. Brunswick, and to which access was pro- tions of Scenery," &c. cured by the liberality and powerful influence of his Royal Higbness the Duke PROGRESS OF LITERATURE AND CIVILSof Clarence, during his late residence in Germany.
The Pacha of Egypt has sent several The Second Part of Mr. Cotman's Ao- youths to Milan to study the Sciences tiquities of Normandy.
and Arts of Europe, uoder the direction Notes on Rio de Janeiro, and the South of Sig. Morosi. These young Egyptians ern parts of Brazil, taken during ten are charged with the duty of translating years residence in various parts of that the Gazette of Milan into Arabic. By country; describing its Agriculture, Com- this means the Pacha will have the news of merce, and Mioes, with anecdotes illus. Europe, as well political as literary, &c. trative of the character, manners, and transmitted to him, with all speed and customs of the inhabitants.
convenience: if he would also reprint this A Greek and English Lexicon, founded intelligence at Cairo for the information on the Greek and German Dictionary of of the Egyptian people, there is no saying Schoeider. By the Rev. J. R. F1SHLAKE, how soon Egypt might regain its forA. M. Fellow of Wadham College, Ox. mer eminence for letters, arts, and li. ford.
beral studies, as well for commerce, The Literary and Political Life of Au. wealth, and abundance.
ANTIQUARIAN AND PHILOSOPHICAL RESEARCHES.
yards by 10. Bones were found in many A discovery was recently made in the of them, but not the least restige of any environs of the Cape of Good Hope, which coffins. On the under side of the stone is highly interesting to History. While which covered one of the most perfect of digging a cave, the workmen found the the graves was the following inscription, bull of an ancient vessel constructed of in rude Roman capitals, the letters in secedar, which is believed to be the remains veral instances joined together:of a Phænician galley. If this appropri
BRo Ho NASLI ation be just, there is no longer room to
IAT HIC LACIT doubt that the bold navigators of Tyre
ET VXOREM CAVNE bad reached the South point of Africa : This stone is preserved for the inspec. and if they actually gained that point, tion of the curious, and may be seen, we may also infer that they navigated also together with some of the bones, at Penthe Eastern Ocean.
trefolias. The oldest inhabitants have not
the least recollection of hearing any ihing HOLYHEAD ROAD.
concerning these graves, but it is very Whilst cutting through the corner of a probable, that at a remote period this field, called in Welsh Dol Trebeddw, in place was the scence of some of those conthe line of road making between Lima tests which were continually taking place and Cernioge, the workdien discovered prior to the subjugation of Wales, and upwards of forty graves, about two yards that the township of Trebeddw took its in length, most of them cased with rough name from the circumstance, Dol Tre. stones, and all lying in the compass of 20 beddw signifying the Field of the Graves.
ARTS AND SCIENCES.
CAPT. MARRYAT'S LIFE BOAT.
The following Letter, addressed by Capt, Marrgat Ř. N. to Jonathan Bara ber, Esq. Registrar and Secretary of the Royal Humane Society,containing a descriplion of bis oewly.jovenled Lile Boal, is extracted from the Anoual Report of the Society (see p. 463), which shall shortly be more fully noticed.
“Sir, ." In submitting to the consideration of the Royal Hopane Society the accompanying model of a Life-Boat, I am aware that many have already been invented possessing great merit ; but none that I have hitherto seen, has appeared to me 10 combine all the necessary qua'ifications of a Life. Boat. 'I shall, therefore, take the liberty to offer to the Society my ideas upon this subjsct, leaving them to judge whether they are correct; and if so, how far I have succeeded in combining them to the one I have the honour to presedi. The decessary qualifications of a LifeBoat are as follow :
“Not to be so liable to upset as other boats, as they are never called iuto use until it is too daugerous to venture out in other boats.
“ To be of sufficient buoyancy to sup. port any number of men that may crowd joto her, as without this quality, in the panic aitending shipwreck, not only the crew of the vessel, but those who have ventured their lives lo save them, may perish together. lo case of being swamped, 1o be able to discharge the water, and rise again by her specific lightness. These are the most requisite qualifications of a LifeBoal; but there are others to be considered, which are as follow:She must be capable of stowing many men, without impeding the rowers. There must be do weight on the bow or stern of a Life-Boat, as it will check her in ber attempts to rise over the waves, weaken her considerably, and cause her to ship a great deal of water. The form of a Life. Boat should be that of a Wbale-Boat, stem and stern alike; her bottom should be almost flat, which would cause ber buoyant principle to be more imme. diately brought into action, Her keel should be deep, to give her a good gripe in the water; and as Life-Boats have always to contend against the winds and sea, there should be as little dead wood as possible; for the wind, holding against it, would greatly impede the exertions of the rowers in a heavy gale.
“The internal construction of a LifeBoal, should be such as to combine buoyancy with security; although air, by its