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LETTIIL Odeporicbe di Angelo Gualan. Nichols's Biographical Anecdotes of
dris,

547 Hogarth,
LITtins from Burienshaw' to Lord M. NOBLE's Genealogical Hift, of the Royal

Families of Europe,

196
Two, additional, from Ama NorfolclinSIS, Phileleutherus, his
drews to Count Welderen,
153 Discourse on the Faft,

319
- Between Two Lovers and their NORTHCOTI on the Rights of Man.

Friends,

65 kind,

- between Capacelli and Zacchie Nouvžav Conias Turcs a Arabes, 461
roli,

468 NovvrAUX Memoirs de l'Acad. Royale
- concerning the present State of des Sciences, &c. Berlin, for 1979, 508
Cassel,

ib. Nuix, Abbé, bis Reflections on the
LETTRE jur la literature Allemande, 504 Humanity of the Spaniards in the West
LETTSOM's Account of Captain Carver, Indies,

392 Nuove Sperienze Idrauliche, &c. jro

LEWIS XV, Private Life of, concluded,

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316

390

74

LIBRARY, a Poem,

423

LINNAUS, View of his Writings, 374
LOGAN's Poems,

BSERVATIONS on the Bill for the
LUCINDA,

Relief of Debtors,

_ relative to the Sugar Co.

lonies,

M.

on the Rights of Man.

kind,

1 383

N AACAULAY Graham's History of OLUVRES de M. Etienne Falconer, jui

V England, Vols. VI. and VII.'401 Olave the Black,

MACKAY'S Abridgment of the Excise OKELY's Translation of the Visions of

· Laws,

238 Engelbrecht,

MADAN's Thelyphthora, Vol III. 57 - - Tranflation of • A faithful

Martin's Hobby houghed and pounded, Narrative of God's gracious Dealingo

473

with Hiel,'

307

MASQUED Weddings,

392

- of ' A Display of

MASQUERADES, a Novel,

God's Wonders donc upon the Person

Mathias': Runic Odes,

and in the Life of Jaba Engelbrecht,'

MAYER'S Letter on the Going of Are

319

nold's new Pendulum Clock, 37

Discourse on Faith,

MEDICINÆ Praxeos Syfiema, Tom. III. OPERE di Antonio Raffaele Mengs, 143

473

ORIGIN and Narrative of the Maraita
MEMOIR E pbyfique et medicinale montrant War,

71
des raports evidens des phenomenes de la ORPHEUS Priest of Nature, &c. 469

Baguette Divinatoire, . 497 ORTHODOXY and Charity unised,

MEMOIRS of the Bavarian Academy of

Sciences,

of a Society of Arts and Sci.

P.

ences at Batavia,

540

Mengs's Works,

DALLISER. See Candid.

, bis Life,

P PALMER'S Examination of The.
MIDWIFIRY. See HAMILTON,

y phthora,
MIRROR. A periodical Paper,

PARMENTIERS's Inquiriçs concerning

MUDGI's Tim.e-keeper, Register of, 346 nutritive Vegetables,

460

PARNASSIAN Weeds,

235

Punxant's Journey to Snowdon, 363

PINOBSCOT, Siege of,

78

Penn'o Remarks on Thelyphthora,
MTASH' Colle&tions for the History of
N Worcestershire,

PERSIAN Epifle to Madan,

NECESSITY. See PHILOSOPNICAL PEYRILH2, Dr. bis History of Surgery,

NIPTUNI of Eorope,

156

461

NERVOUS Syhem, Differtation on, iss PHILOSOPHICAL Necessicy briefly inva-
Neu Hiftorisebe abbandlungen, &c. 304 Jidated,

67
Nowmax on Solvents,

76

Exay on the Weight of

Now Turkish Tales,

461 The Air, &c.

307

Pxy-

hewboris condiphonia 20%

156

PHYSIKALISCR - Metallurgischen Abe Royal Families of Europe,
bandinugin, &c.

467 ROZIER's Diet. of Agriculture,
PIONOTTi's Meteorological Conje&vies, Runic Odes,

305

235

Alps,

475

PINDARIC Ode,

235

Plan for the Confideration of Parlia.

S.

ment,

70

Poems for the Vale at Bath Eafton, 315 CAGGIO di Eglogbe Militari, &c. 306

POETICAL Amusements at a Villa near J SAGGIo Orittografico, &c. 310

Bath, Vol. IV.

384

SAUCI-Pan,

Epiftle to Dr. Robertson, 234 SAUSSURL, M. de, his Travels in the
Possons. See Essay.

378

See WILMIR,

SLASIDE, a Poem,

470

POLYGAMY. See HILL.

SENTIMENTAL Excursions to Wind.
Precis Historique a Experimental des

Pbenomenes Electriques, &c. 381 SERMON in French on Decency in exter-
PRIESTLEY's Exper, in Natural Philo- nal Appearance, &c.

240

Sophy, Vol. II.

SERMONS by Demisly,

78

Serm. at Birmingham, 475

- Collection of, from the most
Prince's Sermon before the Antigalli- eminent Divines,
cans,

by Hurd,

117
Parvate Life of Lewis XV, translated,

-, Single, 320, 395, 477

182 SERVANTS. See APPEALS.
PROTESTANT Asociation, 386 SESTINI's Letters,

307
- Preacher,

78 Shaw's Inquiry into the Authenticity of

PRUSSIA, King of, his Art of War, a fian's Poems,

Poem,

285 SHERIDAN's Critic,

PULTNLY'S View of the Writings of

Trip to Scarborough, a Co-

Linnæus,

. . . 374 medy,

373

SIENNA. See TRANSACTIONS.

SIGAUD de la Fond, M. his view of

Electrical Phenomena,

381

SIGNs of the Times,

D Aspi's Essay on Oil Painting, 90 SMALL-Pox. See BLACK

R

Tabby in Elyfium, 236 SMITH's Philosoph. Inquiries, Part IIT.

READER'S Sermon on Popery, 396

RECHERCHES Cbymique sur l'Etain, 458 SOLDANI, Abbé, his Oryctographical

- Jur les Vegetaux nourifjans, Eflay,

310

&c.

460 SOLVENTS. See NEWMAN.

RETLECTIONS Pbilosopbe fur l'Origine de Songs of the Genile Shepherd, 470

la Civilisation, &c.

382 SPEECHES in the House of Lords on the

RurORMATION, the, Treatise concern. Sunday Bill,

ing,

465 St. John's Every Man his own Farrier,

RIGISTER of the Going of Mudge's

473
Time-keeper,

in6 STORIA della Letteratura Italiana, 308

RELTL's Estay on the Seduction of Wo-

Antica del Meffico, 462

men,

237

SWINDEN, M. Van. his Letter concern-

RIMARKS on Johnstone's Account of his ing a remarkable Genius in Mechanics,

Engagement with the French, 186

REPORTS of the Humane Society for SULZIR's Journal of Travels through the

1779 and 1780,

239

Southern Countries of Europe, 543

Rzviżw of the Condod of John Earl of SUPERSTITION. See BURTON.

Bucks,

284 SYMPATHY, a Poemin. See ucr.

REVOLUTION, a Novel,

390

- , a Treatise on. See Jack-

RULINISCHL Beitrage zur Gelehrsamkeit, son.

&c.

RIFLESSIONI, imparziali fobra 11,305 Synopies of Birds, laedotte non

gita degli Spagnoli, &c.

308

RIMIS,

13
ROBERTSON, Dr. Poet, Epifle to, 234 TABBY in Elygum,

236
ROBINSON, Mr. on Toleration, 474 I TABLEAU de Paris, 227
ROTHERAM's Efray on the Distinction TEMPLE of Fashion,
between the Soul and Body of Man, 6% TŅELYPHTHOBA, Vol. III, 57, 767

THz.

238

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235

Aufnowdon, the pennant
11 Peukerbon's himes, 13.

į Prett's Sympathy, a poem, 220.

497

THELYPHTHORA, Publications relat, to, WATSON's Chemical Essays,

158, 232, 293, 296, 453, 473, 474 WEBSTER--Medicinæ Praxeos Syflema, THEMMEN, Dr. his Inaugural Differta Tom. III.

473 tion,

560 WESKET's Digest of Insurances, &c. 205 THOUGHTS on Hunting,

zu West's Miscellaneous Poems, 155 THOUVENEL'S Philosophical Refem WHISPERS for the Ear of the Author of blance of the Phenomena of the Virgula Thelyphthora,

474 Divina, and those of Magnetism and WILMER's Observations on Poisonous Electricity,

Vegetables,

157 TICKELL'S Alteration of Ramsay's Wilson's Observations relative to the Gentle Shepherd,

470

Influence of Climate on Vegetable and TIRA BOSCHI's Hilt, of Italian Litera. Animal Bodies,

20 ture,

308 WORCESTERSHIRE, History of, 257 TRANSACTIONS of the Acad. of Sci. WORD to Madan,

ences ar Sienna, Vol VI. Trip to Scarborough,

379 TRIUMPH of Dulness, a Poem, 313 TRIUMPHS O: Temper. See HAYLEY. TUCKER on Government,

271 I TBER die Reformation, 465

concluded, 321 VILLENCOUR's Discourse on Lane TWENTYMAN's Faft Sermon, 478 guages,

462 Two Actions between Howe and Dive, VILLOISON's Grecian Anecdotes, 530 395 VINDICIÆ Flavianæ,

429
VOYAGE dans les Mers de l'Inde,
w.

VOYAGES dans les Alpes,
W A KEFIELD's Translation of the
VV Firft Epistle to the Theffalo-

X.
Lans,

419 Walker's Elements of Elocution, '81 VIMENES, Abbé, his Hydraulic Exe

concluded, 195 A periments, WATER. Sec HENRY.

464

U.

310

Turkish Toled, how 461

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Art. I. Liberal Educatiox : or, a Practical Treatise on the Methods

of acquiring useful and polite Learning. By the Rev. Vicesimus Knox, A. M. Late Fellow of St. John's College, Oxford, and now Master of Tunbridge-School. 8vo. 3s. 6 d. Boards. Dilly,

1781. O N E of the first ideas which will occur to a reada

er of this Treatise will be, as Mr. Knox rightly obferves, the multitude of books which has appeared on the subject of education. Numerous, however, as have been the authors who have written on this enteresting topic, it is still far from being exhaufted ; as, indeed, is evident from the present performance, in which much is to be met with that is well worthy of remark and observation.

If Mr. K. amuse us not by fingularity of opinion, he, at least, gratifes us by his good sense, and the juftness of his sentiments. Novelty, indeed, is not be expected from a Writer on Education who means not to recommend speculation, but practice; not to innovate, but to restore: his design, in fhørt,

is to speak in favour of that ancient system of education which consists in a classical discipline, and which has produced in our nation many ornaments of human nature.' By classical discia pline is meant, we presume, the discipline which prevails in puba lic schools. In discussing the question, whether we should prefer public or private education, he is a warm advocate for the former.

• From the time of Quintilian to the present day, it has remained a doubt, whether public or private education is the more conducive to valuable improvement. Quintilian approved of public education, and has supported his opinion, as indeed he always does, with reasons which carry with them irrelittible convidion. From the arguments Vol. LÁV.

which

which he has used, and from the di&tates of observation, I am feď nde only to prefer public, but entirely to disapprove private education, unless under the particular circumstances which I fall presently enu. merate.

• Though, upon the whole, I prefer the education of schools, yet I know that much licentiousness has often been found in them. The prevailing manners of the age, and of the world at large, are apt to infinuate themselves into those seminaries of learning, which, by their feclufion from the world, migbe be supposed to be exempted from its corruptions. The scholars bring the infection from home; and per. haps the masters theinselves at length acquire a tinge from the predominant colour of the times. From whatever cause it proceeds, it is certain that schools often degenerate with the community, and con. tribuce greatly to increase, by diffufing, at the most sufceptible periods of life, the general depravity. The old scholastic discipline re[axes, habits of idleness and intemperance are contracted, and the fcholar often comes from them with the acquifition of effrontery alone to compensate for his ignorance. When I recommend public schools, therefore, I must be understood to mean places of education where the intention of the founder is not quite forgotten, and where a degree of the more practical part of the original discipline is still retained. Such, I truft, may be found; and such will increase in number, when the general diffipation, which, it is confeffed, has remarkably prevailed of late, fhall be corrected, by public distress, or by some other dispenfation of Providence.

.. The danger which the morals are said to incur in schools, is a weighty objection. I most cordially agree with Quintilian, and with other writers on this subject, that it is an ill exchange to give up innocence for learning. But, perhaps, it is not true, that in a well-disciplined school (and it is only such an one which I recommend), there is more danger of a corruption of morals than at home. I am not unacquainted with the early propensity of the human heart to vice, and I am well aware that boys contribute greatly to each others corrup tion. But I know, that the pupil who is kept at home cannot be at all hours under the immediate eye of his parent or his instructor; it muft happen, by chance, necessity, or neglect, that he will often as. fociate with menial servants, from whose example, especially in great and opulent families, he will not only learn meanness, but vice. But fupposing him to be restrained from fuch communication, the examples he will see in the world, and the temptations he will meet with in an intercourse with various company at an early age, will affect his heart, and cause it to beat with impatience for his emancipation from that retraint which muft be taken off at the approach of manbood. Then will his paffions break forth with additional violence, as the waters of a fream which have been long confined. In the courfe of my own experience, I have known young men nearly rained at the university, who attributed their wrong conduct to the immoderate reftraint of a domestic education. The fweets of liberty never before tasted, and the allurements of vice never before with tood, become toe powerful for registance at an age when the passions are all arong, rcason immature, and experience entirely deficient.

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