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superior merit, for proficiency in Sanscrit. The Rev. Mr. BICENO has in the Having already received the gold medal for press, his Sermon preached on the late his acquirements in that particular Branch of Fast-day. learning, he was precluded, under the col- The Rev. W. P. SCARGILL, is prepalege-regulations, from again receiving a sie ring for publication, a Hebrew and Engs milar mark of honor. The Gold Medals.- lish Dictionary, without points, on a new To the same gentieman, for history and poor plan particularly adapted to young stive litical economy, for classics and for mathe

dents. matics: also the first prize for theology and law...to Mr. John Feodall, for Persian and

In the course of March will be pubSanscrit.-To Mr. Andrew Anderson, for law lished, The Prison, or Times of Terror; and mathematics To Mr, Paul Andrew from the French, by the author of the Wynch, for English composition. Prises of Letters of the Swedish Court. Books.--To Mr. Henry Chastenay, the first Mr. Marrat, of Boston, has the prize for mathematics, classics, and Bengals press a Treatise on Mechanics, chiefly lee, among the juniors.-To Mr. Charles designed for the use of schools and public Norris, the second prize for composition, seminaries; it is publishing by subscription: theology, and classics, among the juniors.-- and will appear about Midsummer next. To Mr. John Young, the first prize for clas- The subscribers' names will be printed. sics, history, and political economy:-To Mr.

The author of the Husband and the Richard Clive, the first prize for Persian, among the juniors, and ditto for Hindoosta: Lover, has in the press à Ronance,

to be entitled the Daughters of Isennee.-To Mr. Henry Lacon, the first Sanscrit prize.—To Mr. Montague Ainslie, the berg. first Hindoostanee prize.--To Mr. Charles

Mr. T. WOODFALL, assistant-secretary M'Sween, the second prize for political eco- to the Society of Arts, has announced nomy and history. -To Mr. John Macleod, his intention to publishi, by subscription, the second mathematical prize, among the in two octavo volumes, the whole of the juniors. -To Mr. William F. Larking, the valuablc papers on Agriculture, which mathematical prize.-To Mr. Joshua Curter, have been brought before that suthe first Bengallee prize. --To Mr. Alexander

ciety. Dick Lindsay, the second Persian prize.-To Mr. William Wilkins, the first Persian the Royal Arriilery, has in the press an

Mr. AYSHFORD, assistant-surgeon in prize. -To Mr. J. B. Pybus, the second prize for law.–To Mr. James C. Dick, the second Epitome of Anatomy, comprised in a seHirdoostanee prize.To Mr. Charles C. ries of tables. The work will form a thin Hyde, the third mathematical prize, among quarto volume; and as its object is 10 che juniors.

furnish a copionis vocabulary for the stuA Tour through the central Counties dent of anatomy, perspicuity and simof England, wamely, Worcester, Stafford, plicity of arrangement have been chiefly Leicester, and Warwick, including their. aimed at by the author. topography and biography, will shortly Mr. BENJAMIN TRAVERS, demonstraappear in a royal quarto volume, with tor of anatomy at Guy's Hospital, has twenty-four engravings.

in the press an Experimental Enquiry Dr. Watson has nearly ready for pub. concerning Injuries to the Canal of the Inlication, a Theoretical and Practical testines, illustrating the Treatment of peView of the Instruction of the Deaf and netrating Wounds, and Mortihed Hernia. Dumb; containing hints for the correc- Dr. Reid will commence bis Spring tion of impediments in speech, and il- Course of Lectures on the Theory and lustrated by numerous plates.

Practice of Medicine, on Monday, the A Translation of M. de Luc's Travels 19th of March, at six o'clock in the in the North of Europe, will appear in a evening, at his house, Grenville-street, few weeks.

Brunswick-square;

where the course Dr. Smith is printing a Translation of will be continued until its conclusion in Le Roy's instructions for Gouty and the latter end of May. Rheumatic Persons.

A third edition of Lord Byron's satire, Dr. Latham has in the press, Facts entitled English Bards and Scotch Reand Opinions concerning Diabetes. viewers, is in the press.

Mr. Ler, surgeon, of Shields, will A silver medal has been voted by the shortly publish an Essay on Mortifica. Board of Agriculture, to the Rev. G. T.

Hamilton, minister of Harbottle, in Nor. Mr. HAŅILTON's Travels in Syria and thumberland, corresponding member of Egypt, nay very soon be expected to ap- the Literary and Philosophical Society of pear.

Manchester, &c. for a communication on

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166 Literary and Philosophical Intelligence.

[March 1g the important subject of a General In- relief in a very high style of ancient closure Bill tor Gitat Britain.

sculpture, which is remarkable for the A gentleman of Aberdeen, recently pileus, or Athepian hat, stili worn by padeceased, bas, by his will, directed his triarchs of the Greek church; and of executors to offer a sum of nut less than which, only one other representation is 12001, for the best treatise on “ The evi- preserved in ancient sculplure. dence that there is a Being, all-powerful,

The following subjects are proposed wise, and good, by whom every thing ex

for the Chancellor's prizes at Cainbridge, ists; and, particularly, to obviate ditii. viz,-For latin verses: “ Pyramides culties regarding ine wisdom and good Egyptiacz."-For an English ess.iy:"What ness of the Deity: and this, in the first are the arts, in the cultivatwn of which place, froin considerations independent the moderns have been less successful of wsitten Revelation; and, in the second than the ancients?"-For a Latin essay : place, trom Revelation; and from the “In Philosophiâ quæ de Vita et Moribus whole to point out the inferences most est illustrauda, quænam præcipuè Ser. necessary for, anı useful to, mankind." monum Socraucorum fuit excellentia ?" The ministers of the established church The first of the above subjects is intend. of Aberdeen, the principals and professors ed for thuse gentlenien of the university of king's and Marischal colieges of Aber- who have not exceeded four years from deen, and the trustees of the testator, are

the time of their matriculation ; and the appointed to nominate and make choice other two for such as have exceeded four, of ihree judges, who are to decide, after but not completed seven years. the 1st of January, 1814, upon the coin

Sir ROGER MEWDIGATE's prize, for the Parat.ve excellences of such treatises as best composition in English verse, not shall be laid before them. There is also coutain:ng more than fitty lines, hy any lett, by the same testator, a further sum, under-graduate who has not exceeded not exceeding 4001. for a treatise on the four years from the time of his matricula. same subjects, which shall be thought, tio: "The statue ofthe Dying Gladiator,” pursuant to the saine decision, wext in The late Dr. Smitu's twu prizes uf 251. merit to the first-premium treatise. each, for the best proficients in mathe.

The Hulscan premium has been ad- matics and natural philosophy, among judged to the Rev. William Bleach, fel- the cominencing bachelors of arts of bow of king's college, Cambridge, fior his Cambridge, were adjudged to Messrs. disseriation “On the advantage of ditti- William Henry Maule, and Thomas Shaw culties in religion; or an aitempt to show Brandrelli, ot Trinity college, the first the good effects which result, or which and second wranglers. might result from the proofs of Revelation The subjects for Sir William Browne's being of a probable, rather than of a three gold medals for the present year, elemonstrative, kind."

are, for the Greek odeThe late Bishop of London, a short time betve his deatlı, direcied that ait

Serus in celuoi redeas, diuque the graduates, as well as under-graduates,

Læius intersis populo.

Latin odeof Christ college, Cambridge, sbould, in future, be admitted to becandiųates for the

Injuriarum Africanarum finis. two annual gold medals which he has given

Greek epigram "The sutjects for the present Latin epigram

Bibliomania. year are, für the Latin dissertation :

-Brevis esse laboro, ** Beatitudo bumana 1100 pendet tantum

Obscurus fio. modo ex hâc vitâ, sed expectanda est alia."

One of the most remarkable facts in For the English - Absiain from festly the history of geography, is communicalusts,wluch war against the soul.”--1 Pet. led by letters conveyed in the last ships ii. 14.

The Mr. Spencer SMITH, late minister ple island of Bossen, or Penguin, sometimes

from the Cape of Good II pe. wipotentiary at the Ottoman Purte, and called Seal Island, at the western extrebrother of Sir Sidney, has presented the mity of Table Bay, has entirely disapuniversity of Cainbridge with two very peared beneath the waters. An earth. valuabic Greek marbles, to be adued to the collection in the vestibule: wamely, ber, only two leagues distant, by which

quake was felt at Cape Town, m Decem. the body of an amphora, about three feet in length, from the shores of the Pro- houses, but we do not find that any lives

some damage was occasioned to the pontis; and a votive tablet, or cippus, were lost at that place; and it is suppofrom Cszicus. The first exhibits a bas sed that the convulsion extended to Bose

sen.

AD REGEM.

for ever.

FRANCE.

sen. The island was about two miles point is ascertained, he directs that a in length and one in breadth, and was, truss be made, having the ball at the end although flat, somewhat more elevated concave instead of convex, as usual, for above the surface of the sea, than the the reception of a cup of equal diameter contiguous island of Elizabeth. The with the orifice of the liernia. The cup Dutch, when in possession of the Cape, must be of porcelain, glass, or earthenkept a guard of twenty-four men on Bose ware, that the liquor may not penetrate sen; and it was employed as a place of it, or undergo any alteration; and the banishment for criminals, to the number edges of it should be turned, that they of from seventy to a hundred, whi dug may not incommode the patient. It is lime stone to supply materials for the to be filled with wool, which must be buildings on the adjacent continent. changed every other day. Two, three, No women were then permitted to reside or four, hundred snails are theo to be here, not even the wile of the port-inas. procured, and kept in a place where ter. It was not allowed that strangers they can procure food, as only two or should visit it, since a Danish ship which three, or if they are small, six or eight, had lost great part of her crew, and was are to be used every day. The patient, refused assistance at the Cape, sent' a before lie rises, and after he has been in boat on shore, dispersed the guard, and bed, removes the cup fruin the truss, and received on board as many malefactors pricks the snail in different places with as were necessary to navigate her to Eu. a pin. From each wound the snail gives rope. At the southern extremity of the out, through the opening in his shell, island, a flag was hoisted on the approach sometimes a bluisli

, sometimes a grey, of any vesset.

liquid, which must fie caught on the wooi

in the cup. If only a thick froth oozes M. VAUQUELIN, in the name of the out, the snail must be thrown aside, and Committee of the Chemical Arts, bas another taken in his stead. The cup lately reported on a manufacture of being sufficienly silled with liquor, must tallow for candles, professed to be puri- always be placed exactly in the same sified from all animal substances of an in- luation, on the affected part, then cojurious nature, to be frợe from all mois- vered trive a wiite linen cloch, and the ture, and not at all discolored. “ The ball of the truss spplied on it. The tallow," says he, “which I carefully latter must be sufficiently tight, to preexamined, is demi-transparent, perfectly vent the fluid from escaping. During dry, and sonorous. li is indeed so very this treatment, which will last three or dry, that wben a blade of iron is passed four months, or more, the only precautio overit, only lightly touching it, it gives an ons necessary to be taken are to shave the extremely lively phosphoric light, occa- part once in four days, and not to leave sioned, according to all appearance, by it Jong uncovered for fear of cold. If an electric motion; for when this tallow the cup rubs off the skin, it must be is recently melted, and the surrounding removed till the place is healed. In, air is extremely dry, the mcre passing of this case the patient may remove the the band on it is suficient to produce truss altogether at night, it it can be done sparks. The dryness of this tallow is without darger; and in the dav-time he still farther demonstrated by its perfect may wear it dry, filling the cavity with transparency when inelted: at the tempe- wool, a:d covering the bernia with a bit rature of boiling water, neither bubbles of cloth. By this treatment, a common nor clouds are discernible. This iallow, hernia may he cured in two, three, or at it is affirined, may be kept without any most tour, months; after which, however, discoloration or rancidity for two years. the patient should continue to wear the 'The candles made of it are extremely truss for six weeks, or two months, till white, their light is very pure, they emit the wound is sufhciently healed, to perlittle or no smoke, they do not gutter or mit the muscles to resume their natural run, and require spuffing less frequently action. than others. They are about five per cent. M. AMATUS Goujon BONPLAND, the higher in price ihan those of common companion of J. Von Humboldt, in his manufacture."

travels, has been appointed chief inspecM. TARENNI has discovered, that the tor of the domain of Malinais-ın, with a slimy juice of snails is a specific for the considerable salary. He will probably cure of hernia, when the ruptured part continue the splendid work, entitieri, can be returned, and it is not dangerous Le Jardin de Nialmvison," mterrup cd to confine it in the body. When this by the death of Ventenat, as soon as lle

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Review of New. Musical Publications. [March 1, second part of his Plantes Equinorialesininutes after five in the erening, a rather is finished.

violent shock of an earthquake was felt In the second part of M. Von Hum- throughout Vienna, and its suburbs. In BOLDT's collection of Astronomical Ob- most of the houses, objects that did not servations, he has given the latitude and stand firm were throwe down, the bells longitude of a great number of places, rang, and all the efects usual on such which he determined during liis cravels occasions, were observable.

At the along the Oronoko, Atabapo, Tuamini, observatory, Mr. Triesnecker noticed the Temi, Cassiquiale, and Rio Negro. Mlaps following particulars of this phenome. of this portion of the South American 100:- The duration of the shock was continent, that is of the Orọnoko, the about a minute. There were two very river Magdalen, the province of Joren distinct oscillations in the direction of de Bracomorros, and of the western part from south-west to north-east, and reof the river of Amazons, which M. Vou' ciprocally: the wind was north-northHumboldt took on the spot, and made east. Reaumur's thermometer stood at drawings of in the years 1801-1802, eleven and a half degrees below zero, audi during his residence at Quito and Mexico, the barometer inenty-eight inchis six are in the hands of the engraver. With and a half lines. Of three pendulum these the author intends to publish the clocks, one was stopped; the other two bases of his maps, and various astrono- continued going: their isochronism only mical and geographical enquiries, by M. was deranged. Oltmanns. The third part of the same M. Sinon, of Berlin, has recently coilection contains the elevation of five made soine experiments on the laws of sundred points of Spanish America, electric repulsión. Coulomb, by means which M. Von Humboldt determined by of the torsion of wire in his electrical bameans of the barometer.

lance, seems to have ascertained that

the electrical repulsion is in the inverse Petersburgh, Dec. 6.-A merchant ratio of the square of the distance. To has to Petersburgh from the prove this law to luis audience by a coasts of the Frozen Sea, the head of more simple and firm apparatus, 'M. an animal of extraordinary size, and in Simon constructed a pair of scales, all very perfect preservation. This lead the parts of which were made of glass, has been presented to the emperor by and coated with

gum

Jac. Though the minister for coinmerce: and his majesty inferior in sensibility to Coulomb's appa, has rewarded the merchant with a gold ratus, it appears suficiently sensible medal.

for experiments of this kind, since each In the government of Simbitsk, in degree of deviation of the tongue of the the circle of Korssun, four versts from balance from 0, was equal to the weight the crown village Kassaur, there is a dis- of .04 of a grain. The result of M. trict where the earth has been burning Simon's experiments, the circumstances for three years,

No fire is seen; but of which he varied in every possible way, much smoke, which issues at various was, that the electric repulsion was in places. The ground sinks in sensibly; the simple inverse ratio of the distance. and on pressing it at the edges, flames In trials with the gold icaf, electrameter; burst out.

The inbabitants of Kassaur this law was established with still more say, that not far from that place, the precisiou, 'than in those which he made earth had burned in the same manner with the pith bolls. It is to be twelve years ago, and had become observed, that Volta has always denied extinguished of itself. Where the the truth of Coulomb's law; and asserted ground was duy into, a spring of water that experiments with the electrophorus, was found.

show the electric repulsion and attrac

tion to be simply in the inverse ratio of On the 14th of January, at fifty-three the distance.

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REVIEW OF NEW MUSICAL PUBLICATIONS. Töree Sonaras, for the Piano-forte. Composed and passages are well disposed for the band dedicated to Lady Armitage, by 1. A. Dabmen.

of the tyro. To say that they are pleasing
would be scarcely doing justice to their

merit: some of the ideas are at once oriTHESE sonatas are obvionsly intend- ginal and beautiful; and the whole TE

ed for the use of juvenile practitievinces a taste for this species of compo-
Their style is easy, and the sition, much above mediocrity.

5s.

oners.

A second Grand Bugle-born Piece, er Sixtb uncharacterised by novelty. The alle.

Troop. Composed and Inscribed to Jun gretto movement, by which it is succeedSmitb, Esq. by George Guest, of Wisbech. 35. ed, is conceived with vivacity; and so

This troop is published for, clarinets, well did it merit to be announced in the : flutes, horns, trumpet, bugle-horn, bas- title-page, that we think its omission soons, serpent, side drum, and bass there impolitic. drum, witli an adaptation for the piano- Lord Cutheart; a favorite Dance, arranged as a forie. "The passages are spirited and Rondo for the Piano-forte, by M. Holst. connected; and the score is so arranged 1s. 64. as to evince an intimate knowledge of, This is a pleasant little exercise; and the characters and powers of the various calculated to improve the finger, as well instruments it includes, and of their

as please the ear, of the piano-forte stu. combined effects, while the adaptation dent. For any striking novelty or specifor the piano-forte much increases the mens of science we can never reasonably value of the publication.

look for in productions of this nature; but, Three Soratas for tbe Piano-forte, with an Ac. as far as their general merit extends, the

companiment (ad libitum) for a Flute or Violin. present rondo may fairly put in its Composed and Inscribed to the Right Hon. Vis. claims. count Hampden, by Wm. Slapp. 75. 6d.

The Warrior ; sung by Mr. Bellamy. Composed In these sonatas, which are enriched with an Accompaniment for sbe Piano-forte. by the introduction of several excellent Inscribed to Mrs. Wildman, by Joseph Major. and genuine Scotch airs, we find many 15. 6d. agreeable and well-constructed passages. The melody of this song is easy, natu. The prevailing features of the original ral, and pleasing ; but the compass of matter are those of familiarity and sim

voice necessary to its performance will, plicity: nevertheless, science and exe

we should fear, by no means tend to prccution are occasionally displayed, and mote its general circulation.

We must, the general effect is both forcible and bowever, in candor, observe, that the florid.

unusual range of the passages does not Six Sonatas for the Piano-forte, selected from the detract from their intrinsic merit. Works of Giordani, Gluck, Vento, Rauzzini

, Rondo, "No more Love's arts bewailing." Com &c. Arranged and Didicated to Miss Eyre,

posed by f. Clarke, Mus. Doc. Cambridge: by H. C. Corf: 55.

is. 60. This selection of sonatinas is highly creditable to Mr. Corfe's judgment, and ing, and the digressive matter is well

The subject of this rondo is interestwill prove a usefut acquisition to young conceived. Many of the passages are practitioners on the insirument for which

at once ingenious and tasteful; while they it is inicnded. Some of the pieces are rise out of each other with an ease that uncommonly attractive; and all will be bespcakis a free and natural flow of ideas, acceptable to those who possess reat and set in a highly-favourable point of taste, or are anxious to improve their view the well-known talents of the comfinger.

poser. Tbe Rose ; « Ballad, for two Voices, with an

"Mr. P. O.a New Song, sung by Mrs. Bland, Accompaniment for the Piano-forte and Harp

at t be Lyceum Theatre. Composed by Mr.Parry. Lute. Written, Composed, and Inscribid, 10 Miss Gossling, by juba Parry. 15.

“Mr. P. 0." is a humourous little Mr. Parry (the cditór of the Welsh effort, in wbuch Mr. Parry has done Melodies,), has displayed in this ballad whit his subject required. The melody some taste'for vocal composition.

is light, tree, obvious, and easy of acesidentiy intended as a trille; and we are

tainment. The pause, introduced for the justifient in pronouncm, it a pleasing accommodation of the words that are

spoken, is weil managed, and the effect A Grand March, for the Piano-forte. Dedicated of the whole is good.

10 Lord Catbeast 17.1 Admiral Gambier, by "Summer;" a Pastora! Divertisement for the Gouding, Phipps, D'Aimaine, and C.

t'iario.fo.!£. Composeá by N1. P. King. 2s. Tlvis murch, which has the recommen- Nir, hing has exhibited much taste in dations of a viobi accompaniniunt, and this little production. It consists of two the introduction of Rule Britannia," is movements; the first of which is in the bold and energetic in its style, and is not compound common time of six quavers, MUTILY ALAG, No. 106.

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