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selected. The work will be published various elevations of the earth. This monthly; to commence on the 1st of Map has been arranged with immense January.
trouble and expense, and contains the Mr. J. Shaw, lecturer on Anatomy names of above 300 mountains, with a and Surgery in the Hunterian School view of the Falls of Niagara and the in Great Windmiil-street, announces Pyramids of Egypt; and the wirole a work on the Nature and Treatment arranged in alphabetical order. of the various Distortions to which, According to some late enamerathe Spine and Bones of the Chest are tions, made officially, in the Library of Subject.
the British Museum are 125,000 $oThe indefatigablo W. KITCHINER, lumes, and in the Royal Library M.D. is preparing a work on the Eco. 65,000. nomy of the Eyes, consisting of pre- Typographia,
Historical cepts for the improvement and preser. Sketch of the Origin and Progress of vation of the Sight.
the Art of Printing, illustrated by nuMr. Franks's Hulsean Lectures for merous wood-engravings and portraits, 1823, on the Apostolical Preaching, will soon be published, in two parts. and Vindication of Christianity to the The Deformed Transformed, a dnaJews, Samaritans, and Devout Gen- ma, is announced from the pen of Lord tiles, in continuation of his former BYRON; as well as Don Juan, Cantos Lectures on the Evidences of Chris. 12, 13, and 14. tianity as stated in our Lord's Dis- A series of original sketches of men courses," is in the press, and will and manners, under the title of Lise's speedily be published.
Progress, which are to be illastrated An Egyptian tale is printing, called by engravings after Crviksbank, are Rameses.
preparing, and will be published A Treatise is preparing for publica- periodically. tion on Organic Chemistry, containing The Historical Life of Johanna of the analyses of animal and vegetable Sicily, Queen of Naples, is announced. substances, founded on the work of Early in December will be publishProfessor Gmelin on the same subject, ed, Procrastination, or the Vicar's by Mr. DU'NGLISON, member of several Daughter, a tale. learned societies, foreign and domes. An Essay on the loveptions and tic, and one of the editors of the Customs of the Ancients and Moderns "Medical Repository."
in the Use of Inebriating Liquors, will Memoirs of Samuel Pepys, esq. the soon be published, by S. MOREWOOD, distinguished Secretary to the Admi. surveyor of Excise. ralty
during the reigns of Charles II. Mr. A. BERNARDO is preparing for and James II. will soon appear. publication, a work under the title of
A Tour through the Upper Pro. ihe Italian Interpreter, consisting of vinces of Hindostan, comprising a copious and familiar conversatious, on period between the years 1804 and subjects of general interest and utility, 1814, with remarks and authentic together with a complete vocabulary anecdotes; to which is added, a Guide in English and Italian; to which are up the River Ganges, from Calcutta to added, in a separate column, Rules Cawnpore, Futteh Ghur, Meeratt, &c. for the Pronunciation of each Word. and a vocabulary, is nearly ready for The concluding Portion of the Natal publication.
History of Great Britain, from the The Life of J. Decastro, comedian, declaration of war by France in 1793, including anecdotes of Garrick, Dr. to the accession of George IV. Pols. Johnson, Sheridan, &c. is in prepa- IV. and V. is at press. ration.
The Rev. T. SNITH, editor of the Part X. is printing of Dr. Warr's accented edition of the Eton GramBibliotheca Britannica, or a General mar, with notes, is preparing a ner Index to the Literature of Great Bri- edition of Phædrus, with the scanning tain and Ireland, apcient and modern, from the text of Sterling. with such foreign works as have been A full Account of the Murder of the translated into English.,
late William Weare, of Lyon's Inn, On the 1st of Januarn will be pub- London, including the circumstances lished a new and most interesting Map which first led to the discovery of the of most of the Principal Mountains in murder, the depositions taken before the World, embracing, on a large the magistrates, the Coroner's inquest, scale, a clear and distinct view of the and the trial of the prisoners, &c. with
engraving engravings, is preparing by G. H. volumes octavo, and seventy-five voJones, clerk to the magistrates. lames duodecimo!
The Rev. G.C. GORHAM is about to A new periodical work is put to press, a Copious Abstract in nounced, under the title of "Le PhiEnglish of the 860 Deeds contained in lanthrope Chrétien, ou Revue Périothe two ancient Cartularies of St. dique des Travaux et Progrès des Neot's Priory, with outline engravings Sociétés Philanthropiques et Reliof nine seals of that monastery or of gieuses dans les deux mondes, et spéits priors. It will form either a Sup- cialement en Angleterre, pouvant pleinent to the “History of St. Neot's” servir d'encouragement et de guide à already published, or a separate vo- l'établissement d'institutions semblaJume.
bles."-As canting is the order of the Charlton, or Scenes in the North of day, both in France and England, we Ireland, a tale, by J. GAMBLE, esq. have no doubt that this work will obwill soon appear.
tain considerable success. Mr. S. T. COLERIDGE announces Aids to Reflection, in a series of apho- A letter received in London from risms, chiefly from the works of Archi. New York says, “ This city is healthy, bald Leighton, with notes, &c. by the and the province is tecming with plenty. Editor.
Canals are constructing, and new oncs Memoirs of the Life and Writings projecting, through various sections of of Mrs. Frances Sheridan, by Alicia the country; and soon our ships will LEFANL', are announced.
no longer fetch return-cargoes of coal FRANCE.
from Newcastle and Liverpool, having Two editions of the Scottish Novels, coal-mines, which the canals will place
our supply from the inexhaustible. called the works of Sir Walter Scott, within our reach, at half the price of are announced in Paris, in thirty-five the Liverpool coal.”
NEW BOOKS PUBLISHED IN NOVEMBER:
WITH AN HISTORICAL AND CRITICAL PROËMIUM.
requested to transmit copies before the 18th of the Month.
under the title of London and Paris, or duced many articles from the modern comparative sketches of both, in a sip. French mathematicians, which cannot fail poxed correspondence between the Mar. to render the volume acceptable to a quis de Vermont and Sir Charles Darnley, bigher class than mere students. The dicThe manners, foibles, and opinions, of the tionaries previously published of this series two cities, are displayed with acumen and are on History and on Chemistry, and we discrimination; and the knowledge con- hope the author will be duly encouraged veyed is heightened, in effect, by the con. to continue them, as at first proposed. trasts exhibited in the alternate letters. Heannounces GEOGRAPHY as the subject Of course, there is some caricature and of his next volume. exaggeration in a work which generalizes The plan of Naral Records, or Chroni. from particular instances,and evenindulges cles of Line-of-Buttle Ships, given in alphain some display of imagination in the in. betical order, is as excellent as the sub. vention of those instances; nevertheless, stance is amusing and instructive. The we have not seen a more interesting work History of the Name is followed by that of on its subject, nor one better calculated the Ship, its atchievements, adventures, to afford more information.
&r. The first portion is too long, and DR. MITCHELL proceeds with his often digressive and impertinent; but the Series of beautiful and useful portable details of the ship's liistory are highly graDictionaries. The third of them is de. tifying, and carry the reader throngh voted to the Mathematical and Physical scenes, with which is combined as mach Sciences, and is at once a cheap and neces. honour and glory as ever can appertain to sary companion to every student and pro- war and professional murder. ficient in those sciences. Here, at a small A volume, which cannot be too geneexpence, is the substance of Hutton's, rally circulated, las appeared under the Barlow's, and other similar dictionaries, title of a Monitor to Fumities, by HENRY and in sufficient detail for every purpose BELFRAGE. It cousists of a series of wellfor which such works are usually con- written discourses ou the practical mora. lity of persons in varions social conditions; In the author of Clara Chester, we lave and its tone and principles are not only a soldier turned poet, one who has ex unexceptionable, but often of very supe- changed the sword for the goose-quili; Jior and original character. It is, in a and who, in both enployments, seems de. word, the whole duty of man in a modera termined to acquire laurels. He is a man form, without its prosing and commou- of sentiment, not devoid of taste, and a
place, and we heartily recommend it to ready rhymsier, for be has bcre presented all serious and pions family circles. us with 2440 lines, in which good sense,
The elegant Annual History of the strong feeling, and rhyme, are dexterously Seasons, called Time's Telescope, has made combined. We wish that he had introits appearance for 1824. It is not merely duced fewer of the prejudices of his casi, an erudite and intelligent companion to that the crimes of cabinets were not so the Almanac of the year, bot it brings often glossed over, and that he had justly before its readers many important novelexamined the pretences for ibe rapture of ties in scieuce, while the present volume is the treaty of Amiens before he had villienriched by an able view of Physical fied the just defence of Napoleon. Sol. Geography, and particularly by some diers may not be permitted to reason in curious facts resulting from the new the field, but they must not be tolerated Voyage of Discovery in the Arctic in substitutieg their passive obedience for Regions. The discontinuance of Mr. reasoning when they turn anthors. Clara Friend's instructive volume, which we Chester, the beroine, is the auibor's only lament, leaves Time's Telescope without a child by a beloved wife, whose qualities : rival in this line, and it is an adinirable an- he depicts in glowing strains, and whose tidote to the superstitions which continue last illuess be describes in the following to disgrace our authorized Almanacs. lines, which may be received as a fair
A new_novel, under the title of the specimen of his style. Banker's Duughters of Bristol, claims the
Oh! transitory world--Oh! Neeting hour respect of the public, for all the best fea
Of beauty's prime, that like the virgin flower tores of works of fiction, interest of story, Peeps from the wintry bosom of the vale, vivacity of incident, elegance of langnage,
Born but to smile, and perish in the gale!
Oft in the glittering ball, where nimble feet and valuable opinions and sentiments. Flew like a feathery shower of mountain sleel, The anthoress is known to the public for And circling groups appear’d, in fancy's dream, some foriner works; and in the present, In pensive mood I mark'd the current dy, greatly to her credit, she has trod in the Health on the cheek, and rap!ure in the eye; steps of the amiable Miss CULLEN, by To think perhaps within one little year exposing the cruel practices of men to O'er some sweet form the dismal grass shall wave, animals unprotected by law, and therefore
And careless childhood dance upon her grave.
The charms of youth and sparkliog beauty pass subject to iheir anfeeling discretion. We Like leaves thai glitter on the frosted giass. cannot be expected to analyze the story,
Huw sweetly pure on cool December's morn but must refer our readers to the circle The swallow's busom, glancing to the light,
Those tender webs the flowery pane adoro! Jating libraries, where we are persuaded Ne'er sliew'd a plume more delicate and bright; these Banker's Daughters will be in Ligh Not Flora's light and rosy hand cao trace vogue.
More lovely forms-but mark the glowing sua Tuo Diulogues between an Oxford Tutor Bcam on the film by fairy fingers spun;
The spell dissolves, the charmiog dreain is o'er, and a Disciple of the Common Sense Philoso.
And winter's pictur'd garden blooms no more. phy, have been published, with a view to Snatch'd prematurely from this mortal scene, elucidate the latter in a familiar way, and
As the scythe lays the blossom on the green,
One victim of remorsele:s death impress'd to draw to it the attention of the universi- The solemn truth more deeply in my breast. ties of the three kingdoms. The last pub. Each Sabbath morn, when bells with mellos sound
Jovite the Christian lo that holy ground, Jic service of the lale lamented Lord
Where the broad branches of the lime-tec bend Erskine was to carry 10 Edinburgh a copy O'er the lost parent, sister, child, or friend, of the Twelve Essays, ard enforce due I pause in sorrow at one silenttuinb,
That shrouds the wreck of beauty's faded bloon. notice of their doctrines by his admirable She, who beneath that moundof chilly clay eloquence. He had read them, and the Now sleeps, was once the gayest of the gay: prejudices of his education yielded 10 their Hersylor like form, as light as zephyr's wing
Bounded io joy with life's elastic spring. evidence; but, still wistrusting his own Whene'er she came, the tear of sadness fie judgment, he took the opinion, before his Chased by her smile, like sunshine on the der : fatal voyage, of an eminent mathematical Dorivali'd'midst the graceful and the fair : schular in London, and then pledged his She wedded--but the peal had scarcely rung usual influence in what he considered the Joy to the ola, and promise to the young,
When pale rtisease insidious stole unseen interests of trulli. These Dialogues can. Like the cold mildew on the waving green, not fail to add to the number of converts;
And the sweet spendour of the nuptial rose
Was shortly doom'd in wintry death to close. and they are adapted in their style and Now inoans the wind amidst the rustling weeds, mode of illustration to novices in these And at each gust the wand'ring fancy leads enquiries, while they exliibit the leading from pleasure's halls, waere once she shore sa features of the theory of matter in morion To that low cell beneath, where, quenched in sighs, as the frue and necessary causes of all And free from mortal hopes and earthly pain, material phenomena,
Repose the last remains of sprizbuy Jane,
– The author details his foreign voyages, The great misconception in England concerning and the incidents of his campaigns, in a
the Greek revolution is this: weimagine the question
to be, whether the Greeks shall throw off the pleasing manner, and introduces many pas. Turkish yoke, or shall endure it patiently as before: sages descriptive of other climes and peo
the real alternative is, whether Greece shall enjoy ple, at
a perinanent and guaranieed, though tributary and once picturesque and charac.
merely municipal, independence, a medium between teristic.
the recent situation of Hydra and the previous one Thoughts on the Greek Revolutinn, by C.
of Ragusa, or whether one of the two nations shall
be exterminated. B. SHERIDAN, Esq. reached a second We have no right to expect that the Emperor edition before they came under our notice.
Alexander should be interested in the Greek in. Mr. S. appeals eloqnently to the people
surrection, except as it affects Ruisia ; for it is
preposterons to ask any government to do what is of England in the Greek cause, and de- contrary to its intere-t, and the enancipation of precates the inconsiderate proposition of Greece will not only do no good to Russia, but it
will do her harm. She will los: her importance in Mr. Hughes about driving the Greeks out the Levant, as the protector of the Greeks, and the of Europe.
power of terrifying the Divan by threatening to • He should reflect, (3.7V8 Mr. S.) that it is no such
excite its Rayah's. "If the Emperor Alexander aseasy task to root up an enormous population, and
sists the Greeks, he will do it, like Trapbois " for a re-plantit in another quarier of the world; and that
consideration:” and an island in the Levan', which his colussus of clay could scarcely be lified up by
he would probably suggest as his consulting fee on Minerva, and quieily set down in Anadili. And if
the uccasion, is a mode of payment highly objection.
able to this country.
The waste of public money in Turkey is as endless and Yanina a thousand-fold multiplied for the
as the titles of the Sultan; political profiigancy apo warfare of two armed populations is far more
pear's cominensurate with the plains and mountains dreadlul than the regulated destruction of stipen.
of the East, and our military colleges and martello diary armies; and the soldier, who is paid to'kill
towers, our ordnance and barrack departments, his fellow-creatures, at twelve kreutzers, or at thir.
shew like Highgate or Himpstead by the side of ieen pence, a day, is the least terrible of belligerent
After the Greeks are freed, and the principalities | object to a sentence of outlawry against the
ceded, one of two things must in the course of the Turks, on account of the destruction of Joannina,
present century occur. Tne mouldering corruption as much as I should to one against the Greeks for
of Turkey will proceed, till political sores, that lester the scenes of Tripolizza and Navarin. I am more
instead of heiling, have produced in mortification, anxious to soften the minds of my countrymen
and the European empire of Onın expires like a towards the Greeks, than to inflame them against
candle which has been suffered to burn down into the Turks. This wild scheme, of at once driving
the socket; and the object of all our wislies will the Turks from Europe, had been before inculcated
thus be attained without either misery or effort. with equal vehemence by the author of " War in
Those who fancy that a Greek is an amphibious Greece," a work of whuse technical merits I am aot monster, half European and half Asiatic,' will be qualified to speak, but whose spirited and vigorous surprised at hearing, that there are in London, ac Language is no less calculated to mislead, than Mr.
this moment, the following respectable Greek mer. Huglies's beautiful and finished periods.
chants; Eustralius Rallis, Mavrozordatus, Alexander No where (says Mr. S.) has an enslaved press
Cotosta vlos, Phrankiadis, and Negropontis; and treated the Grecian cause with more injustice and
either in London or Cambridge they may satisfy contempt than at Vienna. Austria, wearied perhaps themselves, that Messrs. Schinas, Maniakis, and by the inonotony of paralyzing states once industri- Pappinicotás, are men arrayed like ourselves, in ous and powerful, palled with unresisled destruc
coats, breeches, and waistcoats, and whose manners tion, recently indulged the whim of creating prospe.
and intormation would not disgrace the first Eurority, and chose the city of Trieste in Istria for ine Dean society; scene of so un-Austrian an experiment; where, if
There are between three and four hundred Greek this be an unavoidable evil to which she reluctantly
studenis in Germany, and betweer five and six submits in the more congenial pursuit of ruining
bundred in Italy. A siill greater number is expected Vence, she has at least the consolition of knowing
to resort to a university, about to be founded in that her policy is debased by the least possible alluy
Juhaca by the Ionian Government, which had alof good, since the decay of Venice proceeds far more ready appointed, as chancellor, the Earl of Guilford, rapidly than the growth of Trieste. Now, in this
whose unostentatious and almost subterraneous cf-' favoured spot, the Greeks, these barbarous and re- forts to enrich the Greek character with "knowledge viled Greeks, are by far the most conspicuous mer.
which is power” have for many years made him the ebants, and more than divide the merit of linkof benevolence between Greece and England. creating Trie-te, though they cannot dispute with
The foilowing are some of the Greek Literati of Austria that of destroying Venice.
the day : I am far from making a pandemonium of the Eugenius Vulgaris, Nicephorus Theotokis, Con. Divan; I do not even believe the Turks in general stunus Karaivannis, Balanus of Joannina, Athato be actively cruel, but their strict fatalism renders stasius of Paris, Josepi the Masodacian, Neophytus them singularly careless of human life; and, if they the Kapsokaiivitis, Georgeius Sakellariu, Daniel rate low the existence of a Mussulman, they rate Philippidis, Athanasius Psallidis, Demetrius Darvastill lower that of a Rayah. It would be endless Zis, dihanasius Christupulus, Constantinus Kokkinto explain the mutual relations of the Turks and akis, Constantinus Kumas, Limpru; Photiadis, Greeks, but some idea may be formed froin the fact Anasrusius Georgiadis, Adamanunus Korays, NeuWat a l'ork was never capitally punished for the plıyrus Ducas, Anthimus Gazi, Kavra, and Roletti, murder of a Greek; and that the Turks, who always Secretary to the Congress. go armed, dd not suffer this impunity to've a brutum - We have on this interesting subject fulmen, but frequently shot Greeks on very slight taken the above passages from Mr. Sheriprovocation.
If I compare Turkey in Asia, the early possession dan's pamphlet. The apathy in England of the Turks, to England; conquered Tarkcy in of which he complains arises from the Europe, to conquered Ireland; and Egypi, to Scot.
land Greece will about answer Wales, subdued, distance of Greece, from the want of like her, owing to the civil wars of the native princes, correct information, or even any informa: anu inaccessible. There is no more truth in the idea tion, from the proximity of Spain andSpanthat the Greeks insist upp exiling the Turks from
ish interests, and from the subscribing part kurope, than that the Welch ever determined to of the people being worn out by subdrive the English out of Ireland. The Greeks are struggling to force the invaders, who are quartered scriptions. rather than established over their country, back A valuable addition has recently been idio Rumelia, as the Welsh five centuries since endeavoured to repel their English tyrants on
made to the comparatively inaccessible Shropshire.
sources of authentic inforniation relative MONTHLY MAG. No. S89.
to the historical antiquities of onr island, thentic testimony of contemporary writers by the limited publication of The Saxon to the most importani transactions of our Chronicle, with an English Translation, and forefathers, both by sea and land, fron Notes, Critical and Explanatory, &c. by the their first arrival in this country to the Rer. J. Ingrum. The work has been long year 115t. Were we to descend to parti. expected; for, to the best of our recollec- culars, it would require a volume to distion, it must be eight or nine years since cuss the great variety of subjects wlucu the names of subscribers, to whom the it embraces. Every reader will liere find edition was to be confined, were first many interesting facts relative to our solicited. Whicever shall cast a careful architecture, our agriculture, our coinage, and discriminating eye, however, over the our commerce,
our naval and military pages of the work now produced, and ob- glory, our laws, our liberty, and our reli. serve the minute and diligent collation of gion. In this edition also will be found numerous manuscripts and authorities to numerons specimens of Sason portre, which the editor and translator has never before pripted, which miglit form appealed, will be perfectly satisfied that the ground work of an introductory the labour of the undertaking is an ample volume to Wharton's elaborate annals of excuse for the delay in the execution; as, English Poetry. Philosophically consialso, for the otherwise heavy price of dered, this ancient record is the second three guineas and a lialf, at which the great phenomenon in the history of manvolume is delivered. It is a work of kind. For, if we except the sacred annals inestimable value to those who wonld be of the Jews, contained in the several accurately acquainted with the history of books of the Old Testament, there is no this country, and with the real bases of the other work extant, ancient or modern, English Constitution; not that it treats of which exhibits at one view a regular and such subjects in any popular way, or is chronological panorama of a people, decalculated for the amusement of the super- scribed in rapid succession by different ficial reader, who lounges over a book at writers, through so many ages, in their the breakfast-table, or in the dressing. own vernacular language. Hence it may room; but, as it presents the authentic safely be considered, not only as the primaterials for rectifying the innumerable meval source from which all subsequent errors of our common-place liistorians with historians of English affairs (ought to have respect to the Saxon and early Norman derived their materials, and consequently eras; and to those who think as They read, [as] the criterion by which they are to be it may demonstrate certain points of essen- judged, but also the faithful depository of tial importance relative to our constitu- our national idiom ; affording, at the same tional antiquities, which it has suited the time, to the scientific investigator of the purposes of the factions of legitimacy and human mind a very interesting and extra. feudal aristocracy most grossly to nisre., ordinary example of the changes incident present. The greater part of the con. to a language, as well as to a nation, in its tents, especially with reference to the first progress from rudeness to refinement." four or tive centuries of the Saxon era, Speaking of the revival of the long suse will be found to consist of brief chronolu. pended, but “good old custom” of gical notices, the applicable value of which writing our own history in our own lariwill only be appreciated by the attentive guage [iystead of the barbarous Latin of and reflecting student, who will ponder on the monks], the editor observes that "the and compare them with other statements importance of the whole body of English and documents in his study; but, even if history has attracted and eni ployed the there were not, as there are, innumerable imagination of Milton, the philosophy passages interspersed of a more amusive (we should have said the fraud, the indodescription, the value of these would be lence, and the sophistry) “ of Home, the sufficiently apparent in the demonstration, simplicity of Goldsmith, the industry of how grossly and how ignorantly they have Henry, the research of Turner, and the been misled in facts of no small impor- patience of Lingard. The pages of these tance, by those modern oracles who hi writers, however accurate and luminous as therto have been implicitly trusted; but they generally are," (this, by the way, who, instead of appealing to the original is a praise which, to some of ihem, and of and authentic sources of information, have those also which follow, we should be dis. continued 10 transcribe each other's posed to deny,] “as well as those of errors from generation to generation, and Brady, Tyrrell, Carte, Rapine, and oliers, to repeat and multiply, under a variety of still require correction from the Saxon anthorial denominations, delusion for tart, Chronicle; without which no person, lowand romance for history. Nor is this the ever learned, can possess any thing beonly point of view in which the vaine of yond a superficial acquaintance" (we thus publication will be regarded by the should be dispored to say any thing but a antiquarian student. The Saxon Chiro- delusive misacquaintance) “with ihe ele. nicle," says the editor very truly in his meats of English History, and if the Bripreface, "contains the original and au- tisi Coustitution,' Be ought to notice