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superior merit, for proficiency in Sanscrit. The Rev. Mr. Bichieno has in the Having already received the gold medal for press, his Sernion preached on the late his acquirements in that particular branch of Tast-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 Engmilar mark of honor. The Gold Medals.-- lish Dictionary, without points, on a new To the

same genti eman, for history and por plan particularly adapted to young stir litical economy, for classics and for mathe

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

In the course of March will be pubSanscrit.-TO Ms. 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 in 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: theológy, and classics, among the juniors.-- and will appear about Midsummer next. To Mr. Juha Young, the firsc 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 Romance, nee. --To Mr. Henry Laun, the first Sans

to be entitled the Daughters of Isencrit prize.To Mr. Montague Ainslie, the berg, fors: Hindvostanee 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 valuable papers on Agriculture, which mathematical prize.-To Mr. Joshua Carter, have been brought before that Sothe first Bengallee prize. --To Mr. Alexander

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

Mr. AysurORD, 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 lo the juniors.

furnish a copions vocabulary for the stuA Tour through the central Counties dent of anatomy, perspicuity and simof England, nainely, Worcester, Stafford, plicity of arrangement have been chiefly Leicesier, and Warwick, including their, aimeil 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 Mortified Hernia. Dumbı; containing hints for the correc Dr. Reid will commence his 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. Saith 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. Latuam has in the press, Facts entitled English Bards and Scotch Re and Opiwions concerning Diabetes. viewers, is in the press.

Mr. Lec, 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 Ilarbottle, in Nor. Mt. Hawiliox's Travels in Syria and thumberland, corresponding member of Egypt, may very soon be expected to ap- the Literary and Philosophical Society of pear.

Manchester, &c, for a communication on

the

tion,

Verses:

the important subject of a General In- relief in a very high style of ancient closure Bill for Gitat Britain.

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

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

for the Chancellor's prizes at Cainbridge, ists; and, particularly, to obviate ditii. viz.-For Latin

“ Pyrannides culties regarding the wisdom and gode Egyptiacz."-For an English essay:“What ness of the Deity: and this, in the first are the arts, in the cultivation of which place, froin considerations independent the moderns have been less successful of written Revelation; and, in the second than the ancients ?"-For a Larin essay : place, from Revelation; and from the “In Philosophiâ quæ de Vita et Moribus whole to point out the inferences most est illustranda, quænam præcipuè Ser. zlecessary for, and useful to, mankind." monum Socraucorum fuit excellentia ;" The ininisters of the established church The first of the above subjects is intend. of Aberdeen, the principals and professors ed for thuse gentlenden of the university of king's and Marischal colieges of Aber. who have not exceeded four years from deen, and the trustces of the testator, are

the tiine 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 NEWBIGATE's prize, for the Parat.ro excellences of such treatises as best composition in English verse, not shall be laid before them. There is also coutaining more than fitty lines, hy any lett, ly 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 bis matriculasame subjects, which shall be thought, tion: "The statue ofthe Dying Gladiator." pursuant to the saine decision, 'vext in The late Dr. Smitu's two prizes of 234. merit to the first-premium treatise. each, for the best proficients in mathe

The Hulstan premium has been ad. matics and natural plulosophy, among judged to the Rev. William Heath, fel. the commencing bachelors of arts of bow of King's cuilege, Cambridge, for his Cambridge, were adjudged to Messrs. dissertauon “On the advantage of diffi- William Henry Maule, and Thomas Shaw culties ini religion; or an altempt to show Brandrelh, ut Triniiy college, the first the good effects which result, or which and second wranglers. might result,trum the proofs of Revelation The subjects for Sir William Browne's bemg of a probable, rather than of a three gold medals for the present year, demonstrative, kind."

are, for the Greek odle The late Bishop of London, a short time betre his death, direcied that ait Serus in cælum redeas, diuque the graduates, as well as under

r-graduates,

Læius intersis populo.

Latin ode of Christ college, Cambridge, should, in future, be admitted to becandidates for the

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

Greek epigram

Bibliomania,
The sudjects for the present

Latin epigramyear are, furthe Latin dissertation :

Brevis esse laboro, is Beatitudo bumana non pendet tantum

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

One of the most remarkable facts in For the English— Alsiain front desinly the history of geography, is communicalusis,vluch war against the soul.”—1 Pet. led by letters conveyed in the last ships

from the Cape of Good II pe. The Mr. SPENCER SNITII, late minister ple island of Bossen, or Penguin, sometimes 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 beneatli the waters. Air earth valualsic Greek marbles, to be added to quake was felt at Cape Town, in Decem, the collection in the vestibule: mamely, ber, only two leagues distant, by which 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

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

ses.

AD REGF.M.

for ever.

ii. 14.

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 fiat, somewhat more elevated concave instead of convex, as usual, for abure 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 Bos 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 he turned, that they of from seventy to a hundred, whr 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 perunitted to reside or four, hundred snails are theo to be here, not even the wise of the port-mas. procured, and kept in a place where cer. 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 usedi cvery 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 froin 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 vesser.

liquid, which must ite caught on the wovi FRANCE.

in the cup. If only a thick frothy oozes M. VAUQUELIN, in the name of the out, the snail must be thrown aside, and Committee of the Chemical Aits, bas another taken in his stead. The cup lately reported on a manufacture of being suficiently filled 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, or the affected part, then cojurious nature, to be free from all mois- vered ivith a white linen cloih, and the ture, and not at all discolored. “ The ball of the truss fpplied on it. The tallow," says he, “ which I carefully latter must be suhciently tight, in preexamined, is demi-transparent, perfectly vent the fluid from escapiny. During dry, and sonorous. li is indeed so very this treatment, which will last three or dry, that when a blade of iron is passed four months, or more, the only precauti. over it, only lightly touching it, it gives an ons necessary to be taken are to stave the extremely lively phosphoric light, occa- part once in four days, and not to leave sioned, according to all appearance, by it long 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 reinosed till the place is' healed. In, air is extremely dry, the mere passing of this case the patient may remove the the land on it is sufficient to produce truss altogether at night, it it can be done sparks. The dryness of this tallow is without darger; ani ivi che dav-time he still farther demonstrated by its perfect may wear it dry, filling the cavity with transparency when melted: at the tempe- wool, and covering the hernia with a bit rature of boiling water, neither bubbles of cloth. By this treatment, a common nor clouds are discernible. This allow, bernia may he curtd in two, three, or at it is affirined, may be kept withuut any most four, 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 sufficiently healed, to perlittle or no smoke, they do not gutter or mit the muscles to resume their natural tun, and require snutting less frequently action, than others. They are about five per cent. M. AMATUS GOUJON BONPLAYD, the higher in price iban thuse of common comp liun of M. Von Slumboldt, in bis manufacture."

travels, has been appointed chief inspec. M. TARENNI has discovered, that the tor of the domain oj Malinaison, 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, entitiei, Can be returned, and it is not dangerous “ Le Jardin de Malmuison," "terrup'<d to contine ic in the body. When tbis try the death ot Ventenat, as soon as ile

second

second part of his “Plantes Equinoriales” minutes 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, objecis that did not servations, he has given the latitude and stand firm were throwo down, the bells longitude of a great number of places, rang, and all the elects usual on such which he determined during his travels occasions, were ulservable. At the along the Oronoko, Atabapo, Tuamini, observatory, Mr. Triesnecker noticed the Temi, Cassiquiale, and Rio Negro. Maps following particulars of this plienone. of this portion of the South American non:- The «iuration of the shock was continent, that is of the Oronoko, the about a minute. There were two very river Magdalen, the province of Joren distinct oscillations in the direction of de Bracomorrus, and of the western pari. from south-est to north-east, and reof the river of Amazons, which M. Von' 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, and during his residence at Quito and Mexico, the barometer (wenty-tight incli's 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. Olimanns. The third part of the same M. Sinon, of Berlin, has recently cuilection contains the elevation of five made some 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 liis 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 head the parts of which were made of glass, has been presented to the emperor by and coated with gum lac. Though the minister for commerce: and bis 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 froin 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 leat, clectrameter; burst out.

The inhabitants of Kassaur this law was established with still more sav, that not far froin that place, the precision, than in those which he made earth had burned in the same manner with the pith balls. It is to be (welve 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.

RUSSIA

sent

GERMANY.

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

of the tyro. To say that they are pleasing 55.

would be scarcely doing justice to their

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

ed for the use of juvenile practiti- evinces a taste for this species of compooners." Their style is easy, and the sition, much above mediocrity.

Aircond

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

Trep. Composed and Inscribed to Jubn gretto movement, by which it is succeedSaitb, Esq. by George Guest, of Wisbecb. 35. ed, is conceived with vivacity; and so This iroop is published for, clarinets, well did it merit to be announced in the : Lutes

, burns, trumpet, bugle-horn, bas- title-page, that we think its omission foons, serpent, side drum, and bass there impolitic. drum, with an adaptation for ihe piano. Lord Cutbc.art; a favorite Dance, arranged as a forie. The passages are spirited and Rondo for ibe Piano-forte, by M. Holst. connected; and the score is so arranged 15. 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 stue 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 Sonatas fer the Pianoforte, with an Ac. as far as their general merit extends, the

ismpaniment (ad libitum ) for a Flute or Violin. present rondo may fairly put in its Composed and In!cribed to the Right Hon. Viso, claims. tant Hampden, by Wm. Slapp. 75. 6d.

The Warrior ; sung by Mr. Bellamy. Composed Jo these sonatas, which are enriched with an Accompaniment for sbe Piano-forte. by the introduction of several excellent Inscribed to Mrs. Wildman, by Jusepb Major. and genuine Scotch airs, we find many

1s. 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 exc we should fear, by no ineans tend to prce cation are occasionally displayed, and mote its general circulation.

We must, the general effect is both forcible and however, in candor, observe, that the forid.

unusual range of the passages does not Ex Senatas for tb2 Piano-forte, selected from the detract from their intrinsic merit.

Works of Giordani, Gluck, Vento, Rauzzini, Ronelo, "No more Love's arts bewailing." Com. &c. Arranged and Dedicated to Miss Eyre,

posed by f. Clarke, Mus. Doc. Cambridge. by H. C. Corf:. 5s.

1s. 60. This selection of sonatinas is highly

The subject of this rondo is interestcreditable to Mr. Corfe's judgment, and ing, and ille digressive matter is well will prove a useful acquisition to young conceived. Many of the passages are pracutianers on the insirument for which

at once ingenious and tasteful; while they it is intended. Some of the pieces are rise out of each other with an case that uncommonly attractive; and all will be buspeaks 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 com.

poser. Tće Rose; a Baiad, for two Voices, with an

"Mr. P. 0.". a New Song, sung by Mrs. Bland, Arcoirpen.ment for the Piano-forte and Harp

att be Lyceum Tbeatre. Composed by Mr.Parry. Lute. Writteni Composed, ond Inscribid, to Mis Gossling, by Juba Parry. 15.

“Mr. P. 0." is a humourous little Mr. Parry (the editor of the Welsh effort, in which Mr. Parry has done Niciodies,), has displayed in this ballad what is subject required. The melody Sune taste for vocal composition. It is

is light, free, ubrous, and easy of atesidently intended as a trible; and we are

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

spoken, is meil managed, and the effect A Grand Aareb, for sbe Piano-forte. Dedicated of the whole is good.

to Lord Carbeart itd. sidmiral Gamliet, by "Summer;" a Pastoral Divertisement for the Goulding, Phipps, D' Aimaine, and C.

fario-forte. Composeí by M. P. King. 95. Thuis march, wliich has the recommen Mr. hing has exsivited much taste in dalous of a viviin accompaninitnt, and the introduction of " Rule Britannia," is

this intle production. 1: consiets of two

movements; the first of which is in the bold and energetic in its style, and is not MUSTILY MAG; No. 106.

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