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and corrected the errors which abounded Musica and Fabulas Literarias of Yriin the other copies. From the accuracy arte, is about to publith a new and imwith which the Persian Geographer de proved edition of Jarvis's version of Don fcribes the distances of places, the roads, Quixotte, embellished with superb enrivers, and mountains, as well as the gravings, and illultrated by notes, histocities, towns, and villages, the errors of rical, critical, and literary, from the all the maps of Persia hitherto published pens of Mayans, Bowle, Vicente de los may be corrected, and a multiplicity of Rios, Pellicer, and other able commennames added. To the antiquary and tators. Mr. Belfour proposes to add historian, this work will not be less intereli- remarks on the life and writings of Cering than to the geographer, as it describes vantes; anecdotes of his cotemporaries; the monuments of former ages found in and particulars of the manners, culions, various parts of Iran, or Pertia, and and 'state of literature of the time in contains many curious anecdotes of the which he lived. ancient fovereigns of that celcbrated Dr. Scort is preparing a new edition, reempire. This work will form a quarto vised, and trantiated from the Arabic MS. volume, with a map.

brought over by Mr. Montazue, of the : In addition to the particulars to which Arabian Night's Entertainments; with we gave place last month, relative to the notes ilustrative of the custoins and manvoyage of Lord VALENTIA, we are now ners of the country. The additional enabled to state, that, after he left the tales, which have never been translated, Ganges, he performed the ordinary coast are faid to be as interefting as those with iug voyage round the peninsula of India, which we are acquainted. The translatouching at the principal places, and tions which have been published in this making some excursions into their vici- country, have been made from the nity. His Lordship afterwards visited the French verlion of M. Gallard, who trustRed Sea, relative to which, and the ed to a verbal translator, being himself parts of Africa adjacent, many new and ignorant of the Arabic language. interesting facts may be expected in his Mr. Grant, of Crouch End, near forth-coming work. We have already Highgate, has in the press a work seen a nap of that sea, prepared by Mr. entitled, Institutes of Latin Grammar. Arrowsmith, under the direction of his This work is intended chiefly for the Lordfhip, from which we augur favour- higher classes of an academy or gramınarably of the general value and iinportance school. With this view, the author has of his observations.

not only endeavoured to supply the defiThe Travels of Mr. HERIOT through ciencies and correct the errors of our Upper and Lower Canada, containing common grammars, but has likewise inparticulars of the new colonization of troduced a variety of critical and explathe former of these important provinces, natory observations. By exhibiting an will appear in the last decade of March, ample and accurate digeft of the rules and will challenge public curiosity, not and principles of the Latin language, less for the novelty of its information, and by a copious enumeration of anothan for the beauty and variety of its em- malies and exceptions, he has endeavourbellishments.

ed to furnith not only the fenior scholars, A new edition, being the fifth, is in but also the matter, with a feful book of the press, of Dr. Bree's Enquiry into occalional reference. Disordered Refpiration, a work which Dr. J. E. SÝiti proposes shortly to has continued to establish itself in the publish an Introduction to Botany, in one public estimation fo as now to rank among volume octavo, with a few plates, inour medical classics.

tended for the use of female as well as A new work on Conveyancing, con- male students of that delightful science, fisting of a collection of modern prece- and divefted of every thing that might be dents, with notes and illustrations, and deemed exceptionable. a practical introduction on the language The venerable Bithop of DROMORE and ftrućture of conveyances, will tpeed- will foon publish his edition of Surrey's ily be published, by Jous l'URNER, Efq. Poems, with a gloffary. of the Middle Teraple.

Mr. SorueBY bas finished a poem on The Townley Marbles are now placed the fubject of Saul, in eight books, in in the apartment prepared for thein in blank verle. the Britim Mufeun, and will, we hope, Mr. S. WOODBurnelas in a tinte of be foon accellible to the public.

forwurdnets a hundred Views of Churches Ilr. Belfoon, the trudiator of the in the neighbourhood of London, with




descriptions deduced from the best au- Totnefs, on the 1st of January, 1807. thorities.

The object of the society is to purchase Ds. Percy, nephew of the bishop, is books, and circulate them anong its preparing a fourth volume of the Re- members; and at the end of every year, liques of Ancient Englith Poetry: the books which have been circulated

Mr WORDS WORTU, author of Lyrical are to be fold at a reduced price to the Ballads, has ready for publication the subscribers, in the same manner as in Orchard Pathway, a collection of poems. many other excellent societies. The peri

Meirs. AIXINHEAD and Song will short- odical works with which it has begun ly publish a Picture of Newcafile-upon- its ettablifliment are, Tyne; containing a guide to that com

Annual coff. mercial place and its manufactories; a The Monthly Magazine

1 0 defcription of the Roman wall, the coal The Monthly Review

1 17 6 mines, and the manner of working them;

The Oxford Review

1 10 0

The Gentleman's Magazine 1 1 0 to be illaftrated by a plan of the town, the coal district round about, the coal-pits,

And the Journal of New Voyrailways and staiths on the rivers Tyne Making a total annual expence of only

ages and Travels

1 16 0 and Wear

71. 5s.6d. Mr. THELWALL has prepared, for the use of his pupils, and the ftudents of in the press a work likely to prove highly

Mr. Coorer, of Golden Square, has thole particular branches of elocution, useful to the profeffion at large, and parhome copies of several books of Milton, ticularly to Itudents, under the title of almost the entire Service of the Church First Lines of the Practice of Surgery. of England several paffages of the Old and New Testament, and parts of the the Romances of Mr. D'ISRAELI, will

A third edition, much improved, of works of Pope and other celebrated poets, in such a way as to render the art appear early in March.

A translation of Dante, by Mr. Howof reading them at light in correćt time and endence, and with the appropriate AED, is in the press. graces of emphalis and harmony, eafy publich Partonepez, de Blois

, a poem in

Mr. Wm. STEWART Rose will shortly to the plainelt capacity. The plan adopted is at once a simplification and three books, with notes from the French an improvement on the notation of Mr. of M. le Grand, and engravings from Joshua Steele. It is not, we understand, paintings by Smirke, in which the cothe intention of Mr. Thelwall to pub- tune of the time has been an object of

attention. lith thus invention, but only to ufe the copies prepared for the purposes of pri- Lectures on the Occufrences of Pallion

Dr. Mant is printing a volume of vate inftruction. Some Pothumous Juvenile Works of Mr. BRYANt's celebrated work on the

Week. Mrs. Cnapone are announced, contain: Mythology of the Ancients, is repriat ing her Letters to Mr. Richardson, in

ing. ber 18th year, on the subject of Parental Authority and Filial Obedience, her version placed literally and interlineally

An Hebrew Bible, with an Englih correspondence with Mrs. Elizabeth Car- over it, is about to be publislied, as the

at sud fote Fugitive Pieces, never firit step towards forwarding the educar before published.

em The Rer, G. S. FARER, author of a the sacred language with the same face

tion of Jewish children, and teaching Differtation on the Prophecies, is preparbong for the press a work on the Rettorality and accuracy as any other tongue. tiga of Ifrael and the Destruction of

An interesting tale, descriptive of the Antichritt.

manners of the fifteenth century, writAn enlarged edition of Lord ORFØRD's ten by the late Mr. Struit, is preparing Romi and Noble Authors, is prepared


publication. for publication, by Mr. Park, the editor that Mr. Prince House has undertaken

We apnounce, with much satisfaction, Harrogton's Nuge Antique. is coatinned to the present period, The Artist, consíláng of a Series of

to conduct a periodical work, to be called and to contain newly-engraved pur Ellays or various Subjects of Science and truite of the principal personages, with sporinens of their literary pro- fellional ability, un topics relative to

Art written by men of eininent proAnd Society, conGfling of tweu

their respective Studies, and by other Táblenben, we altabithed at perfous peculiarly conversant with thula


subjects. Each essay to bear the signa- language prevails, if we except the large ture of its author, and a number to ap- towns, their immediate neighbourhoods, pear every Saturday.

and some of the country along the coait. The following subjects are proposed at It is more prevalent in Connaught than Oxford for the Chancellor prizes for the in the west of Ireland : in this province year ensuing, viz. For Latin verfes, the gentlemen find it essential to acquire Plata Fluvius; for an English essay, On the language, in order to be able to deal Duelling.

with the pealantry without an interpreAt a moment when the attention of ter. In Ulfter, there is a great proporthe public is drawn to the subject by the tion of Irish speakers. Cavan and Mosenatorial labours of Mr. Whitbread, it wayhan contain many ; Tyrone about may be proper to record that an institu- half its inhabitants; Donegal, more than tion has lately been formed in Albion- half; Armagh and Down, a few; Antreet, Blackfriars Bridge, called Tran- trim, a few along the eastern coast; QUILLITY; on the plan of an Economical Derry, a few in the mountains to the Bank, to afford persons of all ages, trades, south-west; Fermanagh, scarcely any. and descriptions, an opportunity of provid An Institution, on the plan of the ing for their future wants by the payment Royal and London Institutions, for the of small sums, in a way calculated to application of science to the common secure to each contributor, or to his purposes of life, under the patronage of widow and children, the benefit of his his Grace the Duke of Bedford, Lord own economy: and also for enabling Lieutenant of Ireland, is about to be eftayouth of both sexes to deposit their blithed at Cork. Upon application to his finall savings, to accumulate until the Grace the Lord Lieutenant, government time of their respective marriages, to be have been most gracioufly pleased to exthen returned to them with intercit, and press the intention, that when the old proportionate premiums. · From our custom-house, part of which is ftill ocknowledge of some of the parties con- cupied by the excise departinent, and by cerned in this establiment, we are war- the collector of the customs, thall be no ranted in recommending it to the notice longer wanted for those purpotes, in conand countenance of the public.

sequence of the erection of a new cufFreth lustre is added to the Englim tom-house, it thall be given to the incharacter, by the institution in London, ftitution, and rooms thall be allotted for during the lait month, of a Socieiy bear- the following purposes, viz. ing the title of the FRIENDS OF Fo 1. A lecture room, with one or two rooms REIGNERS IN DISTRESS; the design of near it for the different apparatus. which is to administer relief, without

2. A laboratory for chemical operations. diftinétion of profellion, country, or re

3. A room for the collection of minerals. ligion, to indigent and distreffed fran

4. A store for the most approved implegers, who are not entitled to parochial

ments of husbandry.

5. A small observatory. relief; or who, having obtained a fettle

6. A library for scientific works, for the ment in this country, may have a legal use of the members. claim only to a bare sublistence. It is

7. Two rooms for the use of the Cork Li. to be hoped, that this fociety will direct brary. its attention to the repeal of the present A room for the use of the Farming So. absurd Alien Bill, and to the encourage- ciety, or committee of agriculture, in which ment of opulent aud induftrious foreign- fpecimens of grain, timber, &c. and useful ers, who have lately fallen under the ty- notices of various kinds may be kept ; and ranny of the Gallic despot, to seek an

9. A board-room, in which the members afyluin in these lands.

of the society thall hold their various meet. The Irish language continues to be inys; and which may be occasionally used for froke at present in Louth, Meath, and the meetings of committees, on buliness of

public nature. Westmeath; in Dublin, Kildare, Wick

It is further intended that lectures low, and in the King's and Quceu's could thall be given on natural philofophy, cheties, very few speak Irith; in the south- mitry, including mineralogy, botany, west part of Carlow, a confiderable pro- and Agriculture. A botanical garden portion fpcak Irish; iu Kilkenny it pre- will also be established at a short distance vuils greatly; in Wesford, it is very little from the city, the objects of which will ufed in the forth-ealt part of the county, be cliefly agricultural, and in which all but is pruity veneral ill be north-welt. unnecetiary expence will be avoided. In all the counties of Munster, the Irish Thiongh it will be impollible to accomplish


every part of this plan, until the custom- pally within fifty years, doubled the houle is given to the Inftitution, yet the weight of flesh fold in it. lectures, and some other parts of it on a The number of horses for which duty fmaller scale, will be immediately carried is paid, is 1,178,000. Their annual coninto effect, at the houtc of the institution fumption of foud, reckoned by the proon St. Patrick's-bill.

duee of acres, are for Taking the average of the rise on la

Acres ea. Acres. bour and other articles throughout Eng 200,000 pleasure horfes 5 1,000,000 land, between the years 1770 and 1804, 30,000 cavalry

5 150,000 it appears that the increased expences 1,200,000 husbandry 4 4,800,000 per cent, will stand as under:

350,000 colts, mares, &c. 3 1,950,000 Labour in winter

37 Labour in fummer 38 1,780,000

7,000,000 Labour in harvett

The number of acres of land neceffary Reaping wheat

54 to sublist 8,000,000 of people in EngMowing barley

58 land, according to the present mode of Threlhing wheat

55 living, is ettimated as follows: Thrething barley 51 For bread-corn

3,000,000 ARTISANS.

For barley

1,500,000 Blacksmith

35 For potatoes, &c. 300,000 Carpenter

50 For grass land, for meat 12,000,000 Malop

47 For grass land, for dairy 4,000,000 Thatcher

45 Collar-ınaker

Total acres

21,000,000 Rent

39 Suppofing other consumers to require Tithes

48 5,000,000 of acres, this makes 26,000,000: :: Parish taxes

89 which is about the quantity of land in Acre of turnips

cultivation. Acre of barley

39 The white thorn, which is so valuable Acre of wheat

36 for fences, may, it appears, be propa. Manure.


gated by cuttings from the roots, with The whole averaging a rise of 52 per confiderable success

, while cuttings from cent, in the fourteen years.

the branches do not thrive. The roots The average rife throughout Scotland of plants a year old will afford each ten

or twelve cuttings; and in three years, Rent


a succession of plants fit for use will be Rates


produced. Labour


No less than 145,840 persons have Artisans


been vaccinated in India, between SepManure


tember 1, 1802, and April 30, 1804. Making an average rise of 70 per cent. The Rajah of- Tanjore is a zealous fup

The following averages, lutely pub- porter of it; and the Divan of Travanlished by the Board of Agriculture, ihew core has fabrnitted to this process. Athe number of cattle and theep anaually mong those vaccinated were, Brahmins, luld in Smithfield :

4,141, Malabars, 41,806; Mahometans, Cattle.

Sheep 10,926. 1732 to 1740 83,906 564,650

Rusia: 1741 1749 74,194 559,892 M. LADENSKY, fuperintendant of the 1750

1758 75,331 623,091 palace of the Hermitage at Petersburg, 1759 1767 89,432 615,328 intends to publish by subscription a De 17881776 89,362 627,805 scription of the Gallery of Paintings 1777 1785 99,285 687,588 that palace. 1786 1794 108,075 707,456

Denmark.. nih The weight of bullocks about 100. There are few countries in Europe Jeannes, compared with that of the where vaccination has made such a rapid prelent bine are,

and genetal progress as in the Danish In 1700 In 1800 dominious. The committee which was Oren lbs. 370

appointed to facilitate its propagation cares


receive every day intelligence of its beSbeGo

80 ing extended to the most diftant parts of Datu

18 50 the monarchy, the ilands of Ferroe, So the Smithfield market has, princi- Iceland, and even Greenland. In 1802,


- 800

• 140



the number of persons vaccinated was

France. only 6,849; but in 1805, it amounted to By a recent decree of Bonaparte, the 23,185,

church of St. Genevieve (the Pantheon

of great Frenchunen!!) is to be refiored The reputation of Dr. GALL, the to the catholic worthip, and that oi st. craniologilt, seems to he on the decline Denis to be the fepulture of his royal in Gerniany. At Munier, Cologne, race!! The latter to have a chapter couFranckfort, and other places, he was posed of ten bithops, the tirti of winch is pot able to collect a fidiicient number of tu be the grand almoner, fubfcribers for a course of luctures; and A Spanish wewipaper lately made its his fytiem is now deemed in bis owil, as appearance at Paris, on the plan of the well as other, countries, one of the inost English Argus, of intainous notoriety. abfurd and vifionary that ever presented The holy crown of thorns, given to ittelt to the credulity of Ipankind. St. Louis by Baldwin Emperor of Con

The extreme mildneis of the present ftantinople, in 1958, and which survived winter has given occation to a German the revolutionary mania, was folennily journaliti to coinpare it with other wille transterred on Sunday the 10th ot' Auters but leis remarkable for their cle- guit to the church of Notre Dame at mency. In 1289, says he, the winter Paris. was so warm, that at Christmas and on

It appears, from experiments made New Year's-day the young girls of Co- by M. Proust, that some species of logue wore wreaths of violets, corn- grapes in Spain will produce 30 per cent. flowers, and primrofes. In 1420, the mutcovado, which may be converted tree's flowered' in March, and the vines into white sugar. The fociety of the dein April. In the laine month ripe cher- prutment of Gers directed two of its ries were gathered, as were good grapes members to repeat the experiment. in the months of Viny. The winter of The success was complete. The mus1533 was fo mild, that lowers were seen covado which they obtained, and a fpes in the garden in December and January. cimen of which was presented to the In 1572, all the trees budded in Janu- Agricultural Society of Toulouse, will ary, and the birds built their neits in the be conyeyed to Bourdeaux for the purfollowing mouth. The fame phenome- pote of being retined. non was oblerved in 1585, when wheat At a late mecting of the firft class of was in ear at Eafier. In the winters of the National Infutute, M. Hauy, among 1607, 1609, 1617, and 1659, there was other papers, read a report on the galo neither froit nor fow. Lalily, in 1622, vanic phenomena ducovered by J. Er. the month of January was to warın, even mann, a member of the academy of in the currth of Germany, that 10 tire Berlin, for which the annual prize foundwas made in the stores, and all the trees ed by the emperor was arljudged to that were in full blooin in February.

philosopher. The Galvanic Society has, Captain HOGELAULLER, of Viewıra, by repeated experiments, atcertained two þas pnblibed the following interesiing curious phenomena ; namely, 1. That addrets to the friends ot the arts and dittilled water, fubjected to the galvanie fciences : By the tavour of his roval action, evidently undergoes a change in highness the Archduke Charles, I shall its fiate in a véllel in which oxygen is be enabled, at the end of November dilengaged by a condueting wire, com1807, to set out on a journey to the Fait, municiting with the politive pole. 2. provided with the neretary insiruinents That water, in this new state, invariubly and attendants. Thongli the natural exhibits the real characteriitics of muribittory of the horse is the prircipal object atic acid. of this tour, yet I am ready to use my Much bas been lately fad and written beli endeavours to procure answers to in Germany concerning the art of me such questions for the inprovement of nuory, a ludy which also begins to be natural hittory in general, geography, cultivated in France. On this fubject pliilology, technology, archæology, 11u the celebratorl aftro nonnor M. de Late milimalica, &c. as nien, of learning and lande bears teftimony to the following Fociclies way leszed, we before the end of facts: “I hire withelied,” says be, ** the Aogust. Pirli travelling through! Hun extraordinary effects produced on the gary, Trautylvania, and Buckowina, to memory by the incthod of M. de Fonarthe Ukraine, I thall embark at Odeta gle; and as le wok the pains to explain tor Constantinople, md procerii irom it to me, I was convinced that it couli! that inctropolis tu Aleppo in Syria, not fail to produce such euects. It is »


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