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and Critical Remarks; to which are added some Gasconades, Puns, and Bulls. Mr. PINKERTon’s General Collection of Voyages and Travels, forming a comlete History of the Origin and Progress of Discovery, by Sea and Land, from the earliest ages to the present time, and embellished with 200 engravings, will be completed in seventeen quarto volumes. DR. BENJAMIN HEYNE, who has been for several years in the confidential service of the East India Company, is about to publish a work, entitled, Tracts Statistical and Historical on India. The author's situation enabled him to examine many sources of information from which he would otherwise have been excluded. MR. Jon N DUNLoP has completed the History of Fiction, in 3 vols. being a critical account and analysis of the most celebrated prose works of fiction, from the earliest Greek romances to the novels of the present age. On the 2d of April will appear, Historical Sketches of Politics and Public Men for the Year 1813-14. DR. HENRY HERBERT Southey has nearly ready for publication, a volume of Observations on Pulmonary Consumption. Mrs. GRANT, author of The Highlanders and other poems, is printing, Eighteen Hundred and Thirteen, a poem, in two parts. Mr. SAUREY is preparing for publication, the Morbid Anatomy of the Brain in Mania and Hydrophobia; with the Pathology of the two Diseases, and Experiments to ascertain the presence of Water in the Ventricles and Pericardium; collected from the papers of the late Dr. Andrew Marshall, lecturer on Anatomy, with a biographical sketch of his life. Speedily will be published, in 3 vols. 8vo. specimens of the Classic Poets, in a chronological series from Homer to Tryphiodorus, translated into English verse, and illustrated with biographical and critical notices, by CHARLEs ABRAHAM

Elton, Esq. Author of a Translation of

Hesiod. .
The Rev. John FREDERICK Usko,
Professor of Oriental Languages in the

University of Konigsberg, and Rector of

Orsett, Essex, has advertised his intention to publish, by subscription, a Grammar of the Arabic Language, accompanied by a Praxis of the First Three Chapters of Genesis ; with an Analysis of the Words, and a Vocabulary, in which the primary signification of each word is investigated and compared with

the Hebrew. It is designed for the use of those who wish to learn a language rich, nervous, highly cultivated, and ancient, yet still living; having so great an affinity to the Hebrew as to be deemed the royal road to it. An interlineary Latin Version will accompany the Arabic Text, the pronunciation of which will be noted in Roman letters, and the text translated into English. MAJoR LANDMANN's Historical, Military, and Picturesque Observations on Portugal; illustrated by numerous coloured Views, and authentic Plans of all the Sieges and Battles fought in the Peninsula during the present War, will form two elegant volumes; the first comprising the Military and Political Account of that country, from the earliest period down to the time of publication; and the second volume, containing the Author's Military Reconnoissances, the Local IIistory and Picturesque Observations, unbellished with the Views selected for the purpose of conveying as much military information as possible. The engravings, about seventy in number, will be accurately coloured, from the original drawings of the author; and the whole will be comprised in twelve or fourteen parts, published monthly, price One Guinea each. Mr. WILLIAM BERRY, late of the College of Arms, London, proposes to publish the IIistory of the Island of Guernsey, (part of the Ancient Duchy of Normandy,) from the remotest period of Antiquity to the Year 1813. It will be illustrated with thirty plates, and will be printed in quarto, containing an acCount of the Island, its Government, Privileges, Customs, &c. with particulars of the neighbouring Islands; compiled from the Manuscripts of the late Henry Budd, esq. In the course of the spring will be published, lèesearches into the History and Invention of Playing Cards, with Incidental Illustrations of Ancient Man

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of 4°. But he says, the temperature of
the ground, at the depth of 20 feet, is at
the highest in October, when a thermo-
meter exposed to the atmosphere makes
the monthly mean coincide with that of
the year: on the contraly, the subterra-
nean temperature does not arrive at a
7minimum before the end of March;
which is three months later than the
coldest weather above-ground.
Mr. OCTAvi Us G1 LCHRIST is preparing
for the press, a Selection of Old Plays,
to be published in fifteen octavo volumes,
with Biographical Notices. and Notes,
Critical and Explanatory. This work,
founded on Dodsley's Old Plays, as
edited by Mr. Isaac Reed, will be en-
riched by the accession of a very va-
luable collection which has been forming
during the last fifteen years, with a view
to this particular purpose. In this col-
lection there are many Dramas, perfect-
ly unique and interesting, equally from
their extreme rarity and literary merit.
A careful collation of the various edi-
tions, where they exist, will be scrupu-
Jously resorted to, in order that the
necessary illustration may not be unac-
companied by that which is by far the
most important object—namely, a cor-
rect Text. -
A novel will shortly appear, entitled,
The Vista, or Faint Gimpses of Men and
Manners, from the pen of ALBANY HA-
MILTON, Esq.
Letters from Edinburgh are in the
press, containing a detailed account of
the present state of society and manners
in the northern metropolis, sketches of
eminent living characters, &c.
MR. STEVENSON, surgeon-oculist, has
in the press, nearly ready for publication,
a greatly enlarged edition of his Treatise
on Cataract, containing, besides many
new practical remarks, some important
pathological observations, hitherto unno-
ticed in the science of optics.
The Rev. INGRAM Cobb IN has select-
ed and translated select discourses from
the most eminent French divines, with
biographical notices of the authors,
which he proposes to publish under the
title of The French Preacher.
MR, VERRAL, Author of “The Plea-
sures of Possession,” is on the point of
publishing a volume of Poems, including
a tragedy and another dramatic piece,
both of which have been rejected by the
theatres. -
On the 1st of May will be published,
Part I. (to be completed in four parts),
the Principles of Practical Perspective,

Literary and Philosophical Intelligence.

[April 1, or Scenographic Projection; containing waiious rules for delineating designs on plane surfaces, and taking views from na

ture, by the most easy and simple methods; by Rich A R D BRow N, Architect .

and Drawing-Master.

MR. Bus By, Architect, is preparing

for the press, a Succinct Statement of .

the important Advantages of his Practice. of preparing Models for intended Build

ings, in preference to Plans, Elevations,

and Sections.
The thirty-fifth number of the Retro-
spect of Philosophical, Mechanicol, Che:
mical, and Agricultural Discoveries, will
be published on the 1st of May.
Dr. BURNETT, late physician to the
Mediterranean fleet, has in the press, an
Account of the Mediterranean Fever,
and the History of Fever from 1810 to
1813, and of the Gibraltar and Cartha-
gena Fevers.
Mrs. M. A. SELLoN is about to publish
a poem, entitled, individuality, or the
Causes of Reciprocal Misapprehension.
Miss Is A BELLA Lick BARRow, of Ken-

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ber of horses. An observation of this fact on the roads, led Count Rumford to put broad wheels, of four inch felly, to his chaiot; and several months experience in driving about Paris, has afforded a similar result as to draft, while the motion of the carriage was beyond comparison more easy and uniform. A very remarkable circumstance resulted from his varied experiments; he found a great difference in the law of the augmentation of the draft with any augmentation whatever of the velocity; which difference of draft depends not on the pelocity but on the nature of the road. When the car. riage went on a rough pavement at an

asy walking pace, the draft with the new wheels was but 40 pounds, but at an easy trot it became equal to 80 pounds, and at a quick trot to 120 pounds. But upon an unpaved road, as well as in

sand or gravel, the draft was always nearly the same, whatever was the pace of the horses. This difference, without doubt, depends on the smart shocks that the carriage receives when it is drawn rapidly over a pavement; but it follows that the softer a carriage goes, the weight and load remaining the same, the less force is necessary to draw it; and, consequently, when travelling on a great paved zoad, if we wish to go very fast, we must quit the paved for the unpaved side, even when this unpaved side is far from being good; but when we travel with a carriage very much loaded, and wish to save the

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ALPHABETICAL LIST of BANKRUPTc IFS and Divis, ENDs, announced between the 15th of February and the 19th of March, evtracted from the London Gazettes.

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In-Bankruptcies on and near London, the Attornio's are to be understood to reside in

London, and in Country Bankruptcies at the Residence of the Bankrupt, except other

wise ea pressed.

, RANKRUPTcies. [This Month 89.1 (The Solicitors’ Names are between Parentheses.]

VERY W. and J. Binding, Bristol, masons. (Dathiels and Son Allen S. Fish Ponds, Stapleton, Gloucester, parchment - manufacturer. (Bigg

Arthy E. Liverpool, druggist. (Ridd

Adams T. Wednesbury, stafford, vićtualler. (Hughes, London

Ansdell s. Liverpool, timber merchant. (Windle, London

Bayley G. Lea, Hereford, drover. ... (Davies

Bout néer A. L. vibe street, Piceadilly, merchant. (Parnther and Turner •

Bridgeman T. Birmingham, sadler, (whateley

Brown G. Holywell street, Shoreditch, linen draper. (Stratton and Allport

Baker J. Bristol, vićtaalter. (Sheppard, Bath

cool. Primce's square, Kennington, merchant. (Bous

eld

Cooper G. Crow Marsh-farm, Holbeach, Lincolnsh. grazier. (Bond Leicester

. Cozens J. Ramsgate, lipen draper. (Butler, London

Clewley T. Beamhurst, 8tafford, dealer in horićs. (Anfice and Wright, London

Dempsey J. Coleman street, taylor. (Hindman, Alder

manbury Fryer T. Chepstow, Monmouth, farmer. (Jessop 3

alondon Flower R. Ollerton, Nottingham, innkeeper. (Exley

and co. London Gardner H. Liverpool, merchant. ... (Leigh Gale W. 'sen. and jun. Bradford, Wilts, clothiers.

* Bridges 3. s, Kent Road, Surrey, baker. (wilson, London Ge * J. Regent street, i.ambeth, carpenter. (Shef*l

Griffiths T. chester, woollen draper. . (Dicas
Gray S. Alpha Road, New Road, Mary-la-Bonne, vićtualler.

(Parton
Harrison J. Prescot, Lancafier, grocer.

cu. London Howes J. Rochford, Essex, glazier. (Venderzee ****{. Marsh, Yorkshire, merchant. (Settle, Ha

Hambidge J. Stow-on-the-Wold, Gioucester, currier. (Griffiths, Broadway ,

Hayward: J. and R Beckington, Somerset, clothiers. (williams and Bush, wilts

Hockey J. Elaheum; Monmouthshire, farmer. ‘ (Ambury and Jones, Bristol

(Shephard and

Hudges 6. Ringwood, Southamptoa, stationer. (Blake, *ondon. ... - Harrisbnow. Liverpool, house 5uilder. (whiley

Joseph J. Briaol, ten manufacturer, (Daniels and Sen.

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V able to announce the expected restoration of PEACE in our present Number, than at having to fill our pages with Bi on Dy

ETAILs, disgraceful to human reason, and contrary to the dictates both of poliey and religion. During the past month the negociations have not been interrupted at Chatillon-sur-Seine, where Lord Castlereagh, the Duc de Vicenza, and the Russian, Austrian, and Prussian Plenipotentiaries have continued, their discussians; though, in the same period, thousands of Victims have been daily

arts of destruction and desolation have been increased and aggravated beyond all example ! To negociate in the spirit of concord, and to carry on war in the spirit of extermination, indicates a refinement in the code of public morals, at which cool lookers-on and old-fashioned reasoners feel justly astonished We confess our utter inability to make room for half the official documents. which issue from the head-quarters. and . . governments of the belligerents. Our selection is always made with an anxious

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desire to introduce the papers of the highest importance; but as these do not connect the events, it may be useful, at such a season, briefly to recapitulate the leading circumstances of the campaign. In our last we described the successive advantages gained by NapoleoN over , the separate corps and main army of - BLucifer, and the retreat of this General upon Chalons. This took place on the North-east road to Patis; while PRINCE Swartzenberg, with the main allied army, advanced on the South-east from Troyes, by Nogent and Sens. NAPoleon, however, turned to the south, and, encountering the advance and flanks of the allied army, overthrew them with great loss on the 16th and 19th of February, at Nangis, and at the bridge of Montereau. The allied army, whose advanced posts had occupied Fontainbleau, now fell back to Troyes, to which city they were followed on the 23d of February, by NAPoleon. A general battle was expected; but they evacuated Troyes, and retreated beyond Bar-sur-Aube, even to Chaumont. BLUcher, in the mean time, endeavoured to join Swartzen BERG at Troyes; but, not arriving in time, he was again attacked by NApoleon on the 28th of February, driven across the Aube, and followed to Sezanne, Meaux, and Soissons, across the Aisne to Laon, a strong position, in which he was joined by 40,000 men under WINZENGERODE and BULow {rom Flanders. In Laon he was attacked on the 9th by the whole army of NApoleon, who continued the attack through the 10th. On the 9th some advantages were gained over one corps of the assailants, and some cannon were taken. In the night of the 10th the French withdrew to Soissons; and a reference to Col. Lowe's dispatch, in which he describes the advance of two French battalions to the walls of Laon, on the evening of the second day, will afford indubitable proof that the French withdrew voluntarily, and not as a consequence of any open attack from Blucher's army, as was mistakenly conceived in the first instance. While these affairs were passing before Laon, St. PRIEST, another Russian General, captured Rheins; and Swartzenberg, to whom the road to Paris apparently lay open, took a lateral route towards Chalons, crossing the Aube at Arcis, Pont, and Nogent, and hearing will, his left upon Paris,

NAPOLEoN, on his return to Soissons, marched to the relief of Rheims, which he recaptured on the 11th, taking, according to his bulletin, 5000 prisoners and twenty-two pieces of cannon, and dispersing St. PR, CST's corps. The last French papers announce the subsequent occupation of Chalons, after some advantages; and on Naposeon moving to'wards the Aube, the allies recrossed that river, and retreated again towards Barsur-Alube and Chaumont. On the south-west frontier of France, MARSHAL WELLINGTON, having forced the weakened positions of MARs: a B. Sou LT on the Adour, has occupied Pazz and Bourdeaux. The inhabitañts of the latter city, or at least many of thea, under the auspices of the English army, have, it is said, declared for the Bourbons; but this ought to excite little surprise, because , many of the wealthy inhabitants of that commercial city are natives of the British Empire. The effective progress of the brave WeiLINGTON must, of course, depend on the issue of a general battle with the united armies of Sou LT or Such ET; and on the fate of the armies of Swartzes. BERG and BLUCHER.

The following are the French Bulletins which describe the recent affairs near Laon and Rheims, Paris, March 14. — The Empress Queen and Regent has received the following news of the situation of the armies to the 12th of March: “The day after the battle of Craone (the 8th) the enemy was pursued by the Prince of Moskwa to the village of Etou. ville. General Woronzow, with 7 or 8000 men, guarded this position, which was very difficult to be got at, because the roast which leads to it runs for a league between two impracticable marshes. Baron Gourgault, an officer of distinguished merit, set off at eleven at night from Chavignon, with two battalions of the old guard, turned the position, and proceeded by Challevois upon Chivi. He reached the enemy, whom he attacked with the bayonet at one in the morning. The Russians were awakened with the cries of Wive l'Empereur, and pursued to Laon. The Prince of the Moskwa debouched by the defile. “On the 6th, at day break, we recon. noitred the enemy, who had join, d the Prussian corps. The position was such as to be deemed unattackable. We took a position. The Duke of Ragusa, who had slept on the 8th at Colbone, appeared at two in the afternoon at Weslud, overthrew the enemy's advanced guard, at1 . - tacked

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