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which unites with a portion of the pot- near Karass, he became acquainted with ash, and forms sulphate of pot-ash, The Mr. Brunton, soon after his arrival, and remainder of the free pot-ash retains has ever since manifested the strongest some antimony oxided to a minimum. attachment to him. "The missionary, The white powder is the same as that engaged by his amiable disposition, besold by the name of Dr. James's. gan to instruct him in the principles of M. Pully asserts, that he has analized Cbristianity, and it was not long before his powder to compare it with the other, he perceived its superiority over his own and has found it to contain the same religion. It is now two years since he principles, and in the same proportions. renounced Mohammedism; and ever TARTARY.
since, he has not only adhered stedfastly The missionaries at Karass have printed to the profession of Christianity, but zeaseveral small tracts, in which the ab. lously endeavoured to spread the knowsurdities of the Koran are exposed, and ledge of it among his countrymen. He the leading, doctrines and duties of the loses no opportunity of recommending it gospel concisely but forcibly stated. to their attention, boldly defends it The circulation of these over a great ex- whenever it is attacked, and discovers the tent of country, has already produced a most earnest concern for their conversion. considerable sensation among the natives. Nor is it with the common people only, In the district round Karass, a general that he takes these pains; he frequently attention to the subject of religion has argues with the mollas and the effendis, been excited; the violent prejudices labouring to expose their absurd opi. against Christianity are greatly abated; nions and wicked practices, to their demany do not scruple to express doubts luded followers. Hitherto, neither prorespecting the truth of Mohammedism, mises nor threats have caused him to and there is every reason to believe, that waver in bis attachment to Christianity. not a few would openly renounce it, At his own earnest request, he was pubwere they not restrained by the dread licly baptized in the month of July, and of their chiefs. An effendi, whose name was soon afterwards induced, by the wish is Shelling, and who is allowed to be one to do something for his own support, to of the most respectable of their priests, offer his services to the governor of Georhas frankly acknowledged, that he is ghievsk, by whom he was immediately unable to answer the objections against employed to write in one of the offices his religion; and though he still pro- of the Crown. It is well knowu that fesses tv be a Mohammedan, he disco. Christianity was once the religion of many vers a high veneration for the gospel, countries in the East, that are now overand a decided attachment to the mis spread with Mohammedan darkness. A sionaries. ABDY, the old priest, died in century has scarcely elapsed since the October last, of the plague, to the in- Abazas, the Kabardians, and other Cirfection of which his incautious exertions cassian tribes, were compelled at the had exposed him. There cannot be a point of the sword to exchange the docdoubt, say the missionaries, that he too trines of Christianity, for those of Islawas speculatively convinced of the truth misin. But though i be majority of the of Christianity, and frequently did not mountain tribes submitted to the mandate hesitate tolexpose the absurdity of the Mo- of their conquerors, some successfully hammedai religious; but he was so much resisted, and these, it is said, still profess in Ruenced by the fear of the chiefs, that to be Christians. It is also reported that he continued to the last to exercise the some of the old churches are yet standoffice of priest among his countrymen. ing; and that these people possess books, The young natives, whom Mr. Brunton which none of them understand. One of has ransomed from slavery, continue to the most powerful of these tribes, is the give the greatest satistaetion. The pro- Sonna, of whom the missionaries have gress which they make in their education, received many interesting accounts. is exceedingly encouraging; some of them can already read the Bible. During
WEST INDIES. the last year, several were baptized. Colonel BROWNE, of St. Vincent's, bas Among these was Katagerry, the young represented to government, that a quanSultan, wbose history is particularly in- tity of herp, pitch, tar, and turpenteresting. Ile i. lineally descended from tine, may be manufactured in the Bathe Klans of the Crimea, and is allied hama Islands, equal to the consumption to some of the greatest families in the of all the navy and merchantmen of East. His father being one of the chiefs Great Britain,
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Three Grand Symphonies for the Piano-forte, 4s.) is to contain a complete concerto,
witb an Accompaniment for a Violin to each and the price to non-subscribers will be of obe Slow Movements. Composed, and dedi. 6s. cared to 7. P. Salomon, Esg. by Julian Six Variations for tbe Piano-forte en a favourile Busby, Mus. Buc. Oxon.
Roman Air. Com tostai.und dedicated to Mrs. THESE symphonies, derluced from Clay, by Veronica Conckersini. 25.
I the score, and one of which we This Romun air is simple and pleasing have, with delight, heard performed by in
by in its style, and the variations, which are a numerous and well-appointed band, are di
e six in noinber, do credit w the composer's of a cast and degree of excellence which,
", taste and ingevuity. If any thing is left we must say, transcend even the high ex- us to wisb, it is, that the executio! lad pectations we had necessarily formed
been more equally distributed beineen from our acquaintance with Mr. J. Bus.
the two hands; not that the bass purt by's powers, as exhibited in bis former har
has been slighted, but that some idring productions.
opportunities for displaying the lett land A certain strength of conception, clear
have not perhaps bcen embraced to their ness of judgment, and spirit of style, not fun often displayed even by veteran com
A Sonata for the Piano-forte, with an Accompa. posers, pervade the compositions before A
Finiment forike Violin or Flute ( id libitum). us, and mark the singular prematurity of
Composed, and dedicated, by permussion, 10 Mr. mind from which they have einanated.
Woelfi, by J. F. Burrowes. 45. . The clegance and delicacy of the slow movements evince a free imagination,
The style of this sonata is distinguished aided by a refinement rarely obtained by its taste and ease. The passages, but at the expence of long experience though
erience though neither bold nor striking, are conand close and elaborate observation,
harruation ceived with facility, and proceed with a
cei wliile the accompaniment bespeaks a
connected, flowing effect, that will not knowledge of effect that cannot but sur
fail to please the lovers of smooth and prize those who know the youth of the
chaste music. It would be injustice to author. .
Mr. Burrowes, not to notice particularly In a word, these symphonies, though lese symphonies, thouch the high polish of many passages in the
the high polish of by no means easy of execution, will well second movement, and the very agreearepay the assiduity of the emulous prac- ble subject of the concluding rondo. titioner, and afford no small delight to Tre Duetti, come Accompagnamento di Pianothe tasteful auditor; and whatever we forte. Composti da Vincenzo Martini, Maesmuiglt naturally anticipate froin the son tro di Capella della Corte Imperiale di Russia. of Dr. Busby, the countenance and pa. 25. 6d. tronage of so sound and respectable a These duets are written in a light fa. musician as Mr. Salomon must serve to
miliar style; and, though conceived with confirm the public opinion of Mr. B.'s extraordinary claims to applause and en- general construction, and easy of execu
elegance, will be found simple in their couragement.
tion. The first and third are particularly No. L of Mozart's Concertos.
attractive, whether the beauty of their This is the first number of a work to passages be separately considered, or the be edited and conducied by Dr. Crotch,
attention le directed to the general efe to appear in eighteen monthly parts or
fect. portions, and to contain all the most ce The First of May, or " Awake the Lute, lebrated concertos of Mozart, arranged the Fife, tbé Flute," u Glee for three Voices, from the scores of Dr. C. for the piano with an Accompaniment for a Piano-forte and forte. This promises to be a valuable Harp, or Two Performers on One Pianowork to piano-forte practitioners. Dr. forte. Composed by T. Artwood, Esq. 35. 6d. Crotch has commenced his task witb abi. A kind of aerial sprighdiness pervades lity, and will, we doubt not, conduct the this composition, which cannot but depublication to its conclusion with credit light every tasteful hearer, because it is to himself and the liberal proprietors and at once sweetly playful and highly publishers, Messrs. Sperati and Cianchet. characteristic. Tlie parts blend with tini. The undertaking is patronized by much happiness of etect, and the, aca subscription. Each Nutuber (price companiment leads the mind to those vernal scenes, the vocal thrillings of which this little production bespeak much taste it so closely imitates.
and judginent. The words are from Mary A Collection of Psalm Tunes, intermixed with Ward's Originat Poetry; which Mr.
Airs, adapred from Ilayen, Purcell, Handel, Sale has so treated, as to have formed
The Favourite Hornpipe, danced by Miss Gayton Mr. Webbe, jun. in this work, which in obe Ballet of Le Mariage Secret. Com. is comprized in two quarto volumes, has
posed by Fiorillo, and arranged for sbe Piano. furnished the lovers of sacred music with forte by 7. B. Cramer. 2s. an ample variety of useful and pleasing The lively little exercise into which matter; and by forming an accompani- Mr. Cramer has conrerted this popular ment for the piano-forte, by a compres- hornpipe, will amuse and improve the sion of the vocal parts into two lines, juvenile performer, and add to the stock (added to the score), he has enlarged its of ingenious trifles. sphere of convenience; especially in regard to fumily practice, for which, in Mr. Parry, of North Wales, author of deed, it is more particularly adapted. Ap Shenkin, the Cambrian Lyrist, and A Grand Duet for Tavo Performers on One other popular productions, is distributing
Piano.forte. Composed, and dedicated to proposals for publishing, by subscription, Miss Scert and Miss H. Scott, by y. Gile a selection of Il'elsh Melodies, with symdon. 55.
plonies, accompaniments, and approThis duet is characterized by a con- priate English words. The whole to be siderable portion of taste and spirit, arranged for the piano-forte, and one, The two parts have a just relation with two, and three voices, and bearing upon each other, and the Those of our musical readers, who are combined effect bespeaks ingenuity and not already furnished with Dr. Callcott's contrivance. The passages independently Musical Grammar, will be glad to learn, considered, exhibit a pleasing play of that a new edition of that useful and infancy, and every where lie so coinmodi
genious work is in the press, and will be ously for the hand as to invite the prac- forthcoming in the course of the present tice of the juvenile performer.
month, recommended by many addiTbe Robin, a much admired Canzonett and Trio. tional and valuable examples and anno.
Composed, and dedicated to Miss Ryle and tations, from the able 'pens of Mr.
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REPORT OF DISEASES, Under the care of the late senior Physician of the Finsbury Dispensary, from the
20th of March, to the 20th of April, 1809.
from the too sanguine sufferer the sloping Phthysis.
passage to the tomb, was, not many Catarrhus .. Pertussis .
evenings since, presented to the writer Febris
of this article, in the case of a pthysical Hypochondriasis et Dyspepsia..
8 patient, wbo, when within only a few Mania
i expirations of her last, was anxious to Amenorrhea ...
2 know from her medical attendant, wheScrophula ...
ther she might not venture to take a ride Vermes .....
in the Park on the ensuing day. She Morbus Cutaneus..
...1 survived only a few minutes this unne The present prevalence of pulmonary cessary but affecting enquiry. affections, it is unnecessary to notice. At the same time, that true and esta.
A remarkable illustration of that flat. blished physis is all but desperate, it tering but faithless hope, which concenis ought also to he considered, that what
too generally passes for pulmonary con- perience and reflection have given a sumption, in nine, perhaps, out of ten greater moderation to his mind, and cases, so far from involving any essen- rendered him disposed to doubt rather tial injuri co, has, in fact, nothing to do than to dogmatise. This more matured with its lungs, only as those organs and chastened temper has, likewise, may be aicted by the disease or de gradually led him to think with a diluted ranvenient r the neighbouring viscera, confidence in, and somewhat lesseved or or of the universal frame. The liver, modified respect for, the Brunonian the stunnach, and not unfrequently, the system. alimentary canal, is often the primary Brown was a benefactor to science. source of these symptoms which are un not so much in making discoveries, as justly ascriber to the impaired machia in expunging errors, which previously to Dery of respiration. It is not in curing his time had accumulated to a heavy consumption, wich, in its state of full and monstrous pile. He swept, with the formation, has, perhaps, bever yet been besom of destruction, the Augean stable effected, but in discriminating it from of physical absurdity. He restored, in a other diseases which are apt to assume great measure, the long - suspended, its countenance and features, or in de though rightful empire of common sense tecting the secret and infant tendencies and ordinary instincts. But he did little towards it, at a time, when they are not more. He weaned Medicine from the gone too far to be counteracted, that bosom of Superstition, but he still left the talent of the physician may be ex- her in the feebleness of childhood. bibited, and the application of his saga- Browu's character must be regarded city and skill may prove of important as emblazoned with genius, but there and essential advantage.
is a halo around the lustre of its orb. To two cases of fever the Reporter has Amongst the “ splendida peccata" of recently been called, which, although they the Brunonian theory, is its deficiency as are likely to terminate in a favorable man- a guide to practice. Amidst surrounding ner, by no means give sanction to the un- darkness, the glow-worm's light, though qualified assertion, of which many years beautiful and brilliant, is by no means ago the Writer was, in these Reports, sufficient to direct the benighted travelguilty, that " no one need die of fever." ler on his way. Since the period when that unguarded ob- April 25, 1809.
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costume, this picture is unequalled by M ISS Coward's Landscape (115) is a any in the Exhibition, and must raise
creditable composition, and natu mournful sensations in the breast of the Tally coloured. Copley'slarge picture of the true lover of art to see the public taste Offer of the Crown to Lady Jane Grey run on such trifles as the sale-book an(130), which has been exhibited at the nounces to be purchased, and such proRoyal Academy, is certainly a fine work ductions as this remain unsold. The of art, but there is far too much atten. Reposo (182), by Douglas Guest, is a tion paid to minutiæ. The Poet record. vulgar piece of affectation and plagiarism ing a Thought, a fine frenzyi(138), is an ill drawn and worse coloured. The Cotadmirable piece of humour, but too tage Girl (183), and Officer's Guard nearly allied to caricature. After pass Room (185), George Jones, are prettily ing many pictures of mediocrity, the cri- managed; the last, an oñcer alone in tic must be delighted with meeting the his guard-room in a pensive attitude, President West's charining piece of Isis appears to be a portrait, and is well delivering Jove's Coinmaod to Priam for drawn and coloured. Mr. Shee's Date him to go and solicit the Body of his Son oholuin Belisario" (209), i like all his llector in the Tent of Achilles, (170). works, beautiful in iis tune of colouring,