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whole forming one volume octavo. A spirited Editon of Buffon's Natural History has lately appeared at Paris, in

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of the Capitol. 1812, 1819, an Epidemic disorder broke out in those communes through which the

The Emperor of Austria has also decoCanal of the Ourcq passes: and in their rated Sig. Canova, now Marquis of Ischia,

with the order of Leopold. neighbourhood. It appears to be certain that it originated in the emanations rising

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Statistics. The last enumeration made

of the inhabitants of Drontheim, ascerThough Bnonaparte's famous projects tained them to amount to eight thousand of navigable canals from the Mediterranean eight hundred and forty. This is a consito the Baltic, which read so pompously in derable population for a town so far north. the newspapers, as ordered by the Emperor Commerce has occasioned this assemblage. to be cut, and looked so prettily on paper, This town circulates the products of the failed, yet.there certainly are many advan sea, and of the mines; it diffuses life, popu

lation tageous points, which might be employed

and cultivation throughout the in such a purpose. Of this Dr. Reinhold, mountains, which otherwise would be baran architect, and M. J. Oltmans, an astro

ren and desert. nomer, appear to be fully sensible. They

Drontheim Society of Sciences. have lately published proposals for a work Within these few years a large and stately under the title of Der Deutsche Handels- edifice built of stone, has distinguished the canul, &c. The Commercial Canals of

town of Drontheim. It is the first, and VOL. V. No. 28, Lit. Pan. N, S. Jan, 1.






the only, of its kind, at present in the The greater part of the Notes are taken northern district of Norway. It is the low from the Flora Taurico Caucasica of stitution of the Society of Sciences, for the Marshall Biberstein, The Frontispiece is town and province; it also accommodates adorned with a Vignette representing an the Cathedral School. This Society is Onyx of the Imperial Aluseum, with the an establishment which contributes to legend Prima dedit fruges alimentaque spread and encourage the stndy of the miliu terris, with a pláte. Sciences throughout the northern regions. It possesses ample funds, and has the power

Remedies used in Guinez. of forming interesting collections of many M. Adam Afzelius having collected durarticles in Natural History, &c. It has al ing his residence iu Guinea a great number ready acquired two libraries of eminent of observations on the medical substances historians, deceased; with manv MSS. re

which were employed in that country, by lating mostly to the topography of the those best acquainted with their powers country. Though at present this Society be and properties, has since his return, comlittle known, and but slightly active, yet mitted to some of his most capable pupils hereafter, some happy genius may render the charge of treating them in Academic it famous and illustrious.

Programma, in order to their more general

communication throughout Sweden. Wood set on fire by rrater !!

These have been published, as is usual Certainly an age of inventions carries its for such Acadensic Exercises. The titles own applause with it ; and the present of the works respectively are, Remedia is an age of inventions. Our forefathers

Guinensia, quorum præside Ad. Afzelio, were accustomed to treat with derision the Collectionem primam, pro gradu Medico. p.p.

J. Ulric Nyberg;--Collectionem Secundam, p.p. notion of setting the Thames on fire: we J.J. Kallstenius.-Collectionem Tertiam p.p. are wiser now. But, the consequences of Petrus Brandelius ;-Collectionem quartam, a conflagration so extensive, in fact, so p. p. Carolus, 0. Bange, et Collectionem fatal; neither they, nor we, have suffi quintam, p. p.

Otavus Lindbom. 38. p.p. ciently considered. Among the articles 2fo. published in the Berlin Museum des Neue These substances are denoted by their sten, &c. Museum of new inventions, and scientific names; and are more accurately discoveries in Arts, Sciences, Mecla described if they are new or little known. nic processes, &c. tom. VI in No. 4 for Then follows the place where they are December 1813, is one, describing the found, the name given them by the natives inflammation of wood by means of the Vupour of the country, the use made of them in of water. The subject seems, at first certain diseases, with observations on their sight, sufficiently abstruse: buf, who shall uature and effects, &c. limit the faculties of man? and if the va. These substances are in number fifteen; pour of water is really found uuder certain and, for the benefit of those of our countrycircumstances, to set wood on bre: who ineo who may practice on the Coasi of Gui. shall say under what other circumstances wea, we shall insert their names; a further the river Thames may not burn down the acquaintance wiih tficm must be sought whole City of London?

in the works referred to.

1) Amomum latifolium Afzelii; 2) codarium State of Commerce.

acutifolium Afzelii; 3) zingiber dubium ; 4) Between the 911 of May and the 20th copsicum bacenivan 1; 5) justicia tunicata ; of October last, arrived it Cronstadt 899 6) scopariu uulcis L.; 7) achyranthes promerchant ships, viz. 41 Russian, 366 Bri

strata Lino. ; 8) (onaryllis ornata L. ; 9) tish, 37 Swedislı, 14 Norwegian, 57 Da-rasvia occidentalis Linné; 10) jasminum noe. pish, 92 Prussian, 44 Dutch, 5 French,

iijlorum ; 11) apocynum frutescens Lina. ;

12) Simeria Americana Linn; 13) Hippo. Spanish, 19 Portuguese, 9 Hanoverian, is

crotea relriina ; 14) nicotiana tabacum Linn; Meckleoburghi, 62 American, &c.

ct 15) bromelia ananas Linn. Moscow Bo'anic Garden.

The plate represents one of the most The Botanic Garden at Moscow, CO venomous insecis of Guinea; which the tained a few years ago, 3,594 Species of author describes as Araneu viperina, lir. curious plants ;, as appears by the cata- suta, fisca; gedibus super bimaculatis, suitus Jogue, published under the title of Hortus holosericus. Fabricius has described this Mosquensis, a quarto Volume; printed by insect as Aranen caletata. (Entomol. tom. the University. It is disposed io two | 11. p. 427.) The bite of this Spider is excolumns; by Alphabetic order, and by tremely dangerous: as a remedy, Tobacco genera. Whether the plants are officinal is ashes are employed, together with an inalso indicated by certain marks; and the fusion of the leaves of the Bromelia rotes express the syuonyms, and diagnoses. I ananus.


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