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NATURAL HISTORY.

France, written in Deceraber 1815, and sistence for the Labouring Classes, in FisheOctober 1816. With etchings by the au. ries, Manufactures, and the Cultivation of thor, and numerous vignettes. 2 vols. 8vo. Waste Lands: with remarks on the operail. 11s. 6d.

tion of the salt duties, and a proposal for MUSIC.

their repeal, Bv Sir Thomas Bernard, Bart. The Principles of Harmony; containing 8vo. 3$. a complete and compendious illustration of

THEOLOGY the theory of music, on a new and original Christian Morality; or, a Hint to Gospel plan, in which every part of that science, Preachers: a sermon delivered in the Cathefrom its most simple to its highest branches, dral church of Lincoln, October 13, 1816. is progressively exhibited, and so arranged By the Rev. Williain Hett, M. A. 1s. as to render the whole familiar to perform Sermons on Important Subjects. By the ers on the piano-forte. By J. Relfe, Musi- Rev. Charles Coleman, A. M. M. R. I. A. cian in Ordinary to his Majesty. Folio, lately curate of Grange, in the parish of Ar11. is, half-bound.

magh, diocese of Armagh. 8vo. 10s. 6d. A separate Key of Reference to the

Scriptural Essays, adapted to the Holyabove, 3s.

days of the Church of England: with medi

tations on the prescribed services. By Mrs.
The Elements of Coneliology, or Natural West, author of Letters to a Young Mau,
History of Shells, according to the Linnean &c. 2 vols. 12.no. 12s.
System, with observations on modern ar Sermons preached at Welbeck Chapel,
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spectfully proposed as a nianual for mipisThe Cavern of Roseville : or, the Two ters of all ages. To which are added, apSisters ; a Tale: being a translation of le propriate prayers for clergymen, selected Souterrain, ou les Deux Sæurs, by Madame and original. By John Brewster, M.A. Herbster. By Alexander. Jamieson, author rector of Egglescliffe, and vicar of Greatof a Treatise on the Construction of Maps, ham, in the county of Durhain. 8vo. 8s. &c. 12mo. 3s. 6d.

VETERINARY SCIENCE.
PERIODICAL LITERATURE.

Observations, chiefly Practical, on some The Correspondent; consisting of Let- of the more conmon Diseases of the Horse; ters, Moral, Political, and Literary, be together with reinarks upon the general ar[ween eminent Writers in France and Eng. ticles of diet, and the ordinary stable maJand. The English articles collected and nagement of that animal. By Thonjas Beal, arranged, by Dr. Stoddart. No. I. to be veterinary professor, and lecturer to the continued monthly. 58.

Right Hon. the Dublin Society, Honorary PRILOLOGY

Member of the Cork Institution, and veA new Grammar of the French Language, terinary Surgeon in the Royal Artillery. on a plan perfectly original, intended for the 4to. 11. 1s. use of those who wish to acquire a speedy

VOYAGES AND TRAVELS. and grammatical knowledge of inodern An Account of the singular Habits and French; interspersed with ingenious exer- Circumstances of the Peopie of the Tonga cises, and examples, illustrative of the pe Islands, in the South Pacific Ocean. By culiar construction and idiom of the lane William Mariner, of the Port au Prince guage : the whole calculated to facilite the private ship of war. To which is added a acquirement of graminatical knowledge, grammar and copious vocabulary of the without the unnecessary fatigue and per-| language. 2 vols. 8vo. portrait, 1l. 45. plexity of the old system. By Charles Peter A Tour through Belgiuus, Holland, along Whitaker, formerly of the University of Got- the Rhine, and through the North of France, tingen, professor of languages. 68. 6d. hallo in the summer of 1816. In which is given bound,

an account of the civil and ecclesiastical POETRY.

polity, and of the system of education of The Persecutor, and other poems, sro. ihe kingdom of the Netherlands : with re6s. 6de1

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Jars:--A Lycent of twenty-six persons,

who deliver instruction;-au Academy of Foreign Literary Gazette,

seven professional members ;--Nine School Establishments superintended by fifty-.

nine superiors ;-Seventeen great Schools, AMERICA: United STATES.

established for more extensive districts, Travels in Chili.

having one hundred and one superinten-, Lieut. Johuson, of Marines, U. S. navy, dants ;--Filleen principal Schools, under bas pnblished at Erie, N. Y. Letters from the direction of fifty-eight masters ;-SixChili. The author resided more iban two teen Schools for Females, having forty suyears in Chili, and entered the Essex fri- perintendants;-Two Hubdred and Six gate before its contest with the Phæbe. The Primary Schoois, under the guidance of work consists of revolutionary documents two bundred and ten teachers. and remarks on the population, mangers The total of this is, five hundred and and customs, climate, commerce, &c. one nasters, giving instruction, or patrons Travels in all parts.

of these establislıments, benefitting them,

by personal superintendance: without inCap. A. Delano, of Boston, has issued cluding the directors of the Lyceums and, proposals for printing a Summary of Voy- School Establishments. ages and Travels performed by himself in Europe, Asia, Africa and America.

In Austria on the Ens, the number of Proposals have been issued to publish by schools in 1814, was 1337 ;-in Austria

scholars which frequented the superior Subscription a work on the Botany of below the Ens, the number was 351;-in South Carolina and Georgia. By Stephen Styria, the number was 683;- in CarinElliot, Esg.

thia, the number was 282;- in Bohemia, The History of Virginia, commenced by the number was 1407 ;-ió Moravia and John Buck, on his death continued by Silesia the number was 2530;-and in Skelton Jones, and on the decease of the Gallicia, the number was 1551. The total latter, completed by L. H. Girardin, is so onmber of students was 10,941. far advanced, that it will be published 01 the 1st of December next. Mr. Jefferson,

The establishments of Public Instruction who has perused the manuscript of the lat- in Hungary, are, ter author, commends it. It is to be com 1. The Philosophical Lyceum of Kestprised in 4 volumes octavo.

hely, to which, in 1814, resorted forty

three students. Interesting anniversary. The New-York Historical Society met

2. The Protestant Gymnasium of Roseon Tuesday Sept. 4, to celebrate tlie 206th dan; which had three hundred and fourauniversay of the discovery of Hudson's teen students. River in 1609. Hon. Governor Morris 3. The Protestant Lyceum of Koeswho succeeds flow. Judge Benson as Presi- mark; in which five professors give Lecdent, delivered an luaugural address, which tures on the Laws of Nations, the Civil is published.

Law, the History of Hungary, the Political The Legislature of Connecticut, have Sciroces, Theology, and Mathematics. granted to Yale College and the Congrega Nataral History and Natural Philosophy, tional Churches, 568,000; to the lipisco Style of Writing, and the Laws, civil and palians, 20,000; Methodists, 12,000; and criminal, of Hungary, are also included in Baptists, 18,000.

the number of Studies promoted at this

Protestant Lyceuro.
This is an allotment of money which

4. 'The Georgicon of Kesthely, princihas not yet been received: it forms part of

pally intended for the purposes of affording the advances made by the State of Massa- liustruction jo Rural Economy, in Domestic chusetts, &c. to the National Treasury for affairs, and in Avalogous Studies, such as public service, daring the war, which the Chemistry, Natural History as it conserns

Domestic Management, Physiology, TechNaitonal Treasury has not yet repaid.

nology, Experimental Philosophy, the Ve. AUSTRIA.

terinary Art, Medical Police, Mathematics,

Book-keeping, Civil Architecture, DrawPUBLIC INSTRUCTION:

ing, Practical Geometry, the Management Establishments for.

of trins anni Snits, &c. &c. The whole Public instruction in the province of the Courses of Lectures on these subGallicia, presents the following particu- jects is delivered in the Latin language.

VOL. V. No. 29. Lit. Pan. N.S. Peb. l.

BELGIUM.

6. The Catholic Gymnasium of Leva, | dern names of the streets, coorts, passages ju tbe comitat of Bar. In this institution squares, bridges, public walks, &c. with are four classes. The direction and in- | the names of the wards and districts in struction are entrusted to the Piarist Fa. which they are situated. By J. De la thers.

Tynda, of the Royal Academy of Sciences, 6. The Protestant Gymnasium of Her- &c. It is a thick volume iu 12mo. with a maustadt, in Transylvauia,

map. Champignon resembling trees.

To these particulars are added the num

ber of houses, as marked, in each street, Dr. Joseph Liboschutz, Physician of the (which, are, mostly, in a double series of Court of Russia, has published at Vienna even and odd ; ove being marked io red, a Description of a new Champignon which the other in black.] The etymology of is a native of the saudy plains of the the ancient names of the streets, and also Wolga, whence it was sent to the author of the modern names-of gates, places, by M. de Steven, who has named it Den- squares, &c.-The measures of the streets dromycis, on account of the resemblance of in length and breadth, succinct uotice of all its interior structure to that of trees. The the existing monuments, religious or civil

, species is therefore denominated Dendro- ancient or modern, especially of such as mycis Stevenii. The character is marked are distinguished by their architecture ; or as follows:- Pileus conicus subtus lævis, have been the scenes of remarkable events

, superius hymenio cellaluri paleaceo. Sporis &c. &c. pulverulentis, stipice longissimo. The work is in folio; and a plate, which accompanies

Nothing could be more useful to an init, represents the different parts of this new

habitant of London, or to a visitor of the

great Metropolis, than such information in species of Champignon.

a volume of a portable size. So great has

been the change in the denomination of British Literati chosen Associates.

streets, that some are not cognizable. Wha

would discover, in Gutter Lane, the lade The 2d class of the Royal Institute of leading to the palace of Earl Gutbredscience, literature, and the fine arts at

in Addle Street, the street leading to the Amsterdam, has chosch as associates of that patace of King Athelstan? And within class, among others, Mr. Robert Southey, these few years we have seen Duck Lone and Mr. Werniuck, preacher at London.

in Sinithfield, become Duke Street; Mas. The 8d class has chosen as correspondent, pie Alley assunie the niore polite appellaamong others, Wm. Hamilton, Professor ofíion of "Palsgrave Place; Skinner Street the Eastern languages at Hertford; and the take precedency of Suow Hill; and as to Ath class has named Iwan Muller, of Lou Bretcher kow, Blow.bladder Sireet, and otber dou, oue of their correspondents.

ancient appellations, they have fairly vasFRANCE.

ished from the interior of the Metropolis

It would be well, also, if some explanations Royal Honours to Literary Men.

were given of our ancient Signs. The The King of France has created a large Bolt in Tun, is little understood, the Belle number of Knights of St. Michael, for the Sauvage, the Bull and Month, (Boulogue purpose of distinguishing men who have Mouth, or Mouth of Boulogue Harbour. rendered themselves celebrated in litera- — These, with a thousand others, corrupted ture, science and the arts, or by useful dis amoug us, by vuigar pronunciation, adaptcoveries. This does him great honour.-ed to the ear, and by degrees, to the orthoIt is the only Order of Knighthood, we be- graphy, would be extremely useful, and lieve, in Europe, that pays such a tribute amusing; for though it be true that a por: to those who may well be called the real ter sweating under bis burdevi, has no de benefactors of mankind.

sire to receive such iuformation, yet is it

also true that London contaius a number Metropolitan Dictionary.

of ingenuous youths, who would be glad to A work has lately been published at acquire a species of knowledge, which casParis, a comuterpart to which, is not, that not overburihen the memory, and which, we recollect, in general circulation in Lon-, when once acquired, is rarely or never lost. don; and yet, we are certain, that no city on the globe can stand in greater need of

Varieties.--The Jast pumber of the Jor it than the British Metropolis. It is an nal de lu Librairie, in Paris, announces : nounced as a.Dictimary Topographical. new edition complete of Voltaire's works

, Historical, and Etymological of the Streets in twelve volumes octavo. The bookset of Paris," coutaining the ancient and mo ler apprises the public, that eack seluxe

ITALY.

will contain a thousand pages, each pageanother commentary from his own pen, fifty lines, and each line fifty five leiters. - but including whatever the learned and saBy means of a little simple calculation. we gacious of Germany, have hinted or procan thus ascertain, that the literature, mulgated on the subject. The first vopoetry, philosophy, and history of Voltaire, lume contains the Commentary of M. A. are comprised in thirty-three millions of Majus, (112 pages) Epistulæ ad Antoninum letters.

Pium- Epistula ad Marcum Aurelium The Mercure de France, which is to ap feriis Alsiensibus-- de Nepote amisso. The

ad Verum, imperatorem-ad Amicus-do pear every fortnighi, includes new contributors Messrs. Benjamin Conia / volume is embellished with well executed stant, Esmenard, Jay, Jouy, and Lacre portraits of the Emperors Antoninus, Martelle , sen. They propose to give, periodi ing eight medals.

cus Aurelius, Verus; and a plate contajucally, a literary and political sketch of the improvements, the legislation, and the literature of the age.

Conchiologia F'ossile, 8c. Fossil ConState of Elementary Instruction.

chology sub - Appennine, accompanied Every additional inquiry, which those pennines, and the soil in their neighbour

with Geological Observations on the Ape really liberal men and philanthropists, hood. who compose the “Society for Elementary 2 vols. 4to. with plates. Milan.

By G. Brocchi inspector of mines. Instruction,” formed at Paris, have made, gives new proofs of the neglected state of the progress of the Study of Conchology in

This work is preceded by a memoir on popular education in that country, and Italy. The fifteenth, sixteenth, and sevensets the great extent of the advantages likely teenth ceuturies produced nothing better to result from a general adoption of the in this department of science, than vague British system, io a still clearer light.

discourses and useless conjectures. In the From the report of that Society, read at eighteenth century this study was cultitheir General Meeting, on the 19th of Fe- vated, and introduced as a new branch of bruary last, it appears, that two-thirds of natural science, by the labours of Vallisthe children of aye to attend schools, a- nieri, Zanichelli, Spada, Baldassari, Tar. mounting at all times to upwards of two gioni, Dovati, Fortis and others. Beccari millions, are growing up in ignorance; and Bianchi forwarded this science, and and, of the whole mass of the inhabitants of were eventually surpassed by Soldani, who France, about sixteen millions are unable published his Í'estaceographia et Zoophytoto read or write.

graphia parva et Microscopica, a work ou, The Ordonnances of the Government of which the labour of thirty years of obserthe 19th of March and 4th of April, have vations, and microscopical investigations put an obstacle in the way of the success of had been bestowed. the New Schoo's, by ordering the Roman The author proceeds to deliver his own Catholie Religiou to be exclusively taugbt geological observations on the Appenines; in them, and every master not professing he begins by cxamining the structure of the that religion, to be immediately dismissed. highest summits of these mountains. The Mr. Martin, Mr. Frossard, and Mr. Bellot, principal rock which composes the mass of being.Protestants, are prevented from ex these summits is a mixture of quartz and erting tbeir distinguished taleuts, with the argentine mica, united by a species of argreatest effect. Nevertbeless, benefits bave givlaceous cement. been bestowed on France, which peither lie proceeds to examine this rock ; detime nor circumstances will be able entirely scribes its characters, its structure, its strato destroy. Masters have been trained tification, and the substances which usually and qualified, by Mr. Martin and his asso- accompany it, such as black argillaceous ciates, for carrying on the great cause. sehist, manganese, pyrites, aud ihe oxide And, in fact, the system has been exbi- of iron, several remains of organized vegebiled to the view of the French uation. the substances, and sometimes fossil coa!.

From all these circumstances te concludes,

that there is a perfect similarity, which he The discoveries of Sig. Angelus Majus, even ventures to call identity, between this have been reprinted in several parts of rock, and that which the Germans call Europe.-(Cori. Fronto, Antoninus Pius, Grauwacke, and which is placed first &c.) Among others, M. Rupkopf has pubs among the transition rocks. lished these pieces, at Frankfort, in conti. The author, subsequently, endeavours puation with the notes of Sig. Majns, and to meet a questios much more difficult proposes to publish, in a reasonable time, to determine satisfactorily--that of the

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RUSSIA.

nature of the primary soil, which pow I the work will fail of its purpose, and do remains covered by these transition and very little good. Connected with other secondary rocks. He concludes with publications, now in progress, on the He. a very interesting dissertation on brew language and literature, we anger pentine marble, and on the substances well of the project, and wish success, if it be united with it, particularly the Smaragdita deserving, to the Systema Grammatico-miliof Saussure, or Dialogio of Hauy, and the cum Lingua Hebraica of the Icarped G. F. Tenacious gravel of Saussure, which is al. | Hezel. ways found in the depots of the serpentine in Italy; and this, the author, adopting Ambassador's obserrations: Caucasus, &c. the opinion of Hauy, considers as a substance analogous to Feldspath.

Late years have seen considerable and re

peatcd additions made to the stock of general PRUSSIA.

knowledge extant in Europe respecting Ancient writing ; Hebreu, fc.

the Empire of Persia, the extensive Moun

tains of Caucasus, and the now Russiao : It is extremely difficult to form the province of Georgia. Our ows country slightest judgment, of which correctness is has published several splendid works oa the basis, on works of which we have only these subjects. France has had the same heard, but have not seen them. If the au countries in view; and we bave now to thorities cited in the following work may anuounce “ Letters on Caucasus and Georbe allowed, it cannot fail of being in-gia, to which is annexed an Account of a teresting to every student: if they may be Journey in Persia, iu 1812." Published at depended on, the author has laid every Hamburgh, 1816. One volume, large 870. critic under obligations to him. Palæo

The author was sent in 1811, as Diplographische Fragmente, &c. Paleographic matic Agent of the Russian Government Fragments

, on the Writing of the Grecks in Georgia, in which country he resided and Hebrews. By G. F. Hezel. 1 vol. 8vo. Berlin. 1816.

He afterwards went as

nearly two years. It should seem that the author bas pub- envoy to the Hereditary Prince of Persia at lished these Fragments as a kind of foretaste After spending several months in Persia

,

Tauris, for the purpose of restoring peace. of a Systema Grammatico-Criticum Lingua and settling the basis of peace, he returned Hebraica, which he proposes, at po distant time, to publish. The principal subjects waters of Caucasus.

to Teflis, whence he visited the mineral treated on are, Researches on the question, whether the Flebrew Langrage may be

The work contains the results of bis obadmitted as an ancient Shenite dialect -- serva'ious; and is divided into two parts: On the Antiquity of Writing among the

The first part contains- Details of the Hebrews-that Debrew Writing original Journey from Petersburgh to Teflis, Noly, cousisted in Syllables ; not in literal tice of the Don Cossacks-Historical, Sta. characters from what cause the Hebrew's listical, and Political Description of Cauwrote from right to left, and the Greeks casus, Georgia, and Teflis-Account of from left to right on the Alphabet of the Baku, and the perpetual Fire maintained Hebrews and Grecks, with its use in the there--of the Baths of Tefis-of those of Arithmetic of the latter on the Antiquity Caucasus- Return to Petersburgb. The of the Names given to the Greek Charac whole of this part is in the form of Letters. ters-Explanation of the wames given to The second part treats principally of the Phenecian-Ilebraic Characters—on the Persia, beginning with the relation of the Antiquity of the order of the Characters, author's journey to Tauris, and his attend. in the Hebrew Alphabet-on the Antiquity ance in that royal residence, in his official of the final Letters of the Ilcbrew Alpha capacity, on Shah Zada. Then folions : bet-on the representatives of the Debrew sketch of Observations on Armenia-926 Vowels on the origin of the System of her on the manners of the Persiaus- with Vowel Points--on the Diacritical Signs a parallel between the character of the adopted in Debrew Writing-on the Pro-Persians and that of the Turks. punciation of the Vowels, among the He The work concludes with an abridge breys-on the flebrew Accents.

History of Persia, from the days of Nadir +4+ The reader is aware of the necessity for Shah to the present time. recurring to the best sources of informatiou The author's labours furnish a complete ou these suhjeis: they deeply affect is on

view of the aciua! State of Persia, Georgia, more poinis than one; but, if there be the and Caucasus. He has consulted the acsmallest indulgence of the imagination, at counts of ancient travellers, to examine sud the expence of the strictest and driest truth, verify their descriptions on the very places

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