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has perhaps ever been disclosed to the public in so short a compass; and in which will be found detailed, the value of the United Kingdoms of Great Britain
and Ireland, and of all the colonies, de
pendencies, and settlements in Europe, America, Africa, and Asia, including the territories under the management of the East India Company. The whole illustrated by copious satistical tables, constructed on a new and comprehensive
plan, so as to be intelligible to the meanest capacity.
Dr. ADAMS's summer course of Lectures will commence on the second Tuesday in June.
Messrs. BALLANTYNE, of Edinburgh,
have nearly completed Roderick, the
last of the Goths, a poem, by R.
Imperfection of the Roof of the Mouth,
Uvula and Velum Palati, and other de
sects and malconformations of the Elo
cutionary Organs. .
Literary and Philosophical Intelligence.
443 The clerks of the Foreign Post Office, London, who transact their business with the same correctness as all the other departments of that well arrang, d aid imatchless establishment, have announced the delivery of the various foreign newspapers on the undermentioned terms per
quarter:— French. l. s. d.
other periodical publications, can be supplied, postage free; and the Monthly Miagazine, Medical Journal, and other English journals and reviews, are forwarded it, like manner, at the rate of 2 guineas for 2s. publications, and 3 guineas for 2-. 6d. ones. Mr. Stev ENSON, of Norwich, is preparing for publication a Supplement to Bentham's History and Antiquities of Ioly Cathedras, to be embellished with a number of beautiful engravings, and printed uniformly with the new edition of that work. The printing will be commenced as soon as the names of as many subscribers are obtained as will cover the expense. A Voyage to the Isle of Elba is in the press, and will be immediately published, translated from the French of Mr. ARSENNE THI EBAUT DE BERN EAUD. It is the result of a recent visit by its able author, to an island, at all times worthy of the traveller's notice, and rendered at this period peculiarly interesting. It embraces a general view, not only of the geography and geology of Elba, but of its natural history, antiquities, topography, agriculture, and commerce, and of the imanners and habits of the population. Mr. WEST, the amiable president of the Royal Academy, has furnished Mr. GAL1 with materials for a history of his 3 M life,
life, comprising a great nnmber of ori-
Literary and Philosophical Intelligence.
[June 1, but the progress towards such a change appears retrograde. The disease is most strongly marked in the face. Messrs. LoNGMAN and Co. have in their literary cabinet in Paternoster-row, the following rarities:— Le Rommant de la Rose, où tout l'Art d'Amour est enclose, commencé par Guillaume de florris, et achevé par Jean de Meung; a most beautiful folio manuscript on vellum, written by the S1 g U R AcARIE, one of the courtiers of Francis I. King of France. There are above 100 splendidly illuminated drawings, the design and finishing of which are inimitable: bound in crimson velvet, with clasps.-200l. Caii Suetonii Tranquilli de Vita XII. Caesarum. Venet per Nic. JENson, 1471. Folio, blue thorocco, elegant.-73l. 10s. Lucianus, G: aece, editio princeps, folio. A matchless copy, red morocco, joints, and giit loaves. I'lorent. 1496.-60l. Plinii Historia Naturalis. Folio. Venet. Jenson. 1472. Russia, gilt leaves.—30l. Un Recueil des Epitaphes, Inscriptions et Armoires, qui etoient dans les Eglises de la Ville de Paris; a most elaborate and curious manuscript, in 3 large folio volumes of 1000 pages each. —521. 10s. Bibliotheca Hispana Vetus et Nova: Aactore D. Nicolao Antonio Hispaleiusi. 4 vols. folio. Matrili, 1783 8.-26l. Mrs. Rob ERTs's novel, entitled, “DUTY,” will appear in a few days. Such is the merited popularity of Miss M ITFord's Narrative Poems, in the United States, that we observe Messrs. K1 RK and Co. of New York, announce a second edition. The Rev. Job ORTos's Discourses on practical Subjects, which had become very scarce, are re-printing in one volume octavo. Dr. Rober Ts, of Bridport, in his fourth Course of Experimental Philosophy, brought forward a new apparatus for exhibiting accumulated electricity, which had a powerful effect. In five minutes after the machine is put in motion, the Aurora Borealis makes its appearance, then balls of fire of a purple colour pass through an aerial vacuum of three feet in length, after which a sudden change takes place and stars begin to shoot, whose light is so vivid that the eye can scarcely bear it. He promises us a particular description of the apparatus for a subsequent number of this Magazine. The Confessions of Sir Thomas Lon= ; : - gueville; , - ? -- ;
gueville, by R. P. G. Llies, esq. are nearly ready for publication. Mr. WILLIAM LIN LEY, late in the civil service of the East India Company, has in the press, Sonnets, Odes, and other Poems, by the late CHARLes Left LEY, with a short account of his life and writings. Mr. Lloyd is printing a translation of the Tragedies of Alfieri, which will appear in the course of the present month. Early in the month will be published, an enlarged edition, being the third, of a theological treatise, entitled, “A New Way of deciding Old Controversies,” by BASAN ist E8. Commentaries on the Laws of Moses, including a dissertation on the ancient history of horses and horse-breeding, in Palestine, Egypt, Arabia, &c. from biblical documents; and an Essay on the Nature and End of Punishments, by the late SiR Joh N DAvi D Michaelis, have been translated from the German, by the Rev. Dr. Alex. SMITH, minister of the Chapel of Garioch, of Aberdeenshire, and are now printing in four large volumes octavo. A second edition of Mr. CAMPBELI.'s ingenious work on the Corn Laws is announced. Early in this month will be published, Sermons on various subjects, by the late Rev. John Evans, Abingdon; and Memoirs of the Author, by the Rev. JAMES HINTox, and a portrait. A new edition of the Pleasures of Religion, in Letters from Joseph FELtoN to his son CHARLEs, with additions, is in the press. The Rev. Jon N Owen, M.A. rector of Raglesham, Essex, and gratuitous secretary to the British and Foreign Bible Society, has circulated Proposals for printing by subscription, in two octavo volumes, the History of the Origin, Progress, and Present State of the British and Foreign Bible Society. He observes, that scarcely ten years have elapsed, since a few individuals in London and its vicinity conceived the design of forming a society, for the purpose of promoting the general distribution of the Holy Scriptures, both at home and abroad. In that design originated the British and Foreign Bible Society; which, advancing progressively from year to year, has established auxiliary societies,
and other kindred associations, not only
throughout the British dominions, but
also in almost every place of consider
ation, through the largest portion of Christendom; and that it is impossible to
contemplate the scale on which the operations of the society are actualiy conducted, and to reflect upon the single fact of its having already issued a million copies of the Holy Scriptures, independent of its vast exertions through kindred establishments abroad, without feeling anxious to possess an authentic narrative of its early history, and to learn by what steps it arrived at its present eminence, both of reputation and utility. Rosanne, or a Father's Labour Lost, will speedily be published by LETITIA MATILDA IIAWKINS, in three volumes OctaVO. The Rev. G. S. FADER has nearly ready for printing, the Origin of Pagan Idolatry, ascertained from Historical Testimony and Circumstantial Evidence, which will form three quarto volumes. John PIII LIPPART, esq. author of the Northern Campaign, &c. is preparing for publication, the Campaign of Germany and France, from the expiration of the armistice, in 1813, to the abdication of the throne by Bonaparte. The complete Works of the late Rev. RoBERT Rob INson, of Cambridge, will, shortly appear in eight vols. 8vo. A pair of Celestial Hemispheres, projected by Mr. T. HEMING, of Magdalene Hall, Oxford, and engraved by Mr. Low RY, will soon be published, with an explanatory Treatise for the purpose of giving increased facility to the study of astronomy. Mr. R. WRIGHT, a unitarian missionary, is printing a plain View of the Unitarian Christian Doctrine, in a series of essays. A new quarterly publication is announced, under the title of the INQUIRER, or Literary Miscellany. Mr. J. T. BAR KER announces the Ship Launch, in three Conversations, (before, at, and after the sight of that very interesting spectacle). AUSTRIA. A late number of a Journal entitled Mines d'Orient, published at Vienna, by M. de HAMMER, gives an extract from a curious letter respecting Arabian horses, written by Dr. SEETZEN, and dated Moka, 14th of November, 1810. The writer maintains that these animals are less numerous than has generally been supposed, and he considers 5,500 as the whole number of horses in all Arabia. He combats the opinion generally entertained in Europe, respecting the beauty and good qualities of this Arabian breed. GREECE. M. MILLIN, editor of the Magazin 3 M 2 Encyclo4.48 Encyclopédique, is at present engaged on a Tour through Grcece. IHe has recently transmitted to Paris an interesting account of the travels in Greece of two Danish gentlemen, Messrs. Koes and Bronsted, who were at one period the fellow travellers of our countryman, Mr. Cockerill. M. Bronsted undertook, in 1812, to dig into the ruins of Cathaia, in the island of Zea, near Attica. He obtained three female torsos, one of which is of most singular beauty: a torso of a colossal statue of Apollo Musagetes: the trunk of a horse, and several interesting inscriptions which were engraved on the pilasters of the temple. These inscriptions contain treaties of peace or alliance, written in the Doric language, with the Ætolians of Naupactos, the Athenians, and the Carystians, of Eu
Review of New Musical Publications.
boea. They furnish some novel ideas upon the sites of the four ancient cities of the island. M. Bronsted in returning stopped at the island of Ithaca, so much celebrated by the father of Ionian poetry: on passing by Leucadia to Prevesa, he became acquainted with Ali Pacha, an old governor, full of energy and of a remarkable character. He traversed Albania, and was detained at Corfu by contrary winds. Here he found that abundance of inedals had been obtained in consequence of the excavations ordered by General Douzelot. Messrs. KAP, UTANAkr, of Smyrna, are preparing for publication a complete System of Universal Geography, in modern Greek. That part which relates to the Ottoman Empire will be more copious than in any publication in Europe.'
To the Hero of Vittoria and his brave Companions in Arms, who have ercited the Applause and Gratitude of the present Age, and whose Fame will extend with undiminished lustre to the latest Age, this ocerture is inscribed by William Howgil. 7s. 6d. RHIS overture, which is published in T separate parts, consists of a lowlino Primo, Violino Primo Repiend, Piolino Secondo, Violino Secondo Repieno, Alto Viola, Flanzo Primo, Flanto Secondo, Pioloncello Primo, Violonceito Secondo, Double Bass, and Basso Repicno. This Łièce comprise 3 three infovements : one in cominon to e of four crotchets; one in coma, on toe of two croochets; and one a triple time of three quavers. These secce, to 34,...}, other with geode:feet; and wiiie the traits of fancy and joicioto arrog." and combination of harmony, he speak the ing.his us and sound musicizo, the general result is such 95 would not discredit any first-rate conposer of the present day. Grand 34:titury Rondo for the Piano-Forty; composed by J. H. Cramer, csq. os. This is one of those production” w prima facie evinces the band of a foaster. The passages in general are reliritousiy conceived and judici...:isiy arra:god; and the aggregate effect is such as will not fail to sustain the high to wellearned professional reputation of the composer, 1.g. Joyeuee Rêncontre, a Poliacea god R&;:do for the Piano-Forêe; ce:posed by J. Gildon. 35. “La Joyeuse Rencontre” is an origi
mal and pleasing pollacca; and the ronde by which it is succeeded, though founded on an old Irish air, is so conducted as to assume, in a great measure, the form and character of a newly-conceived composition. The whole is certainly ingenions and attractive, and cannot, as we shouki judge, fail to be acceptable to practi. tioners on the instrument for which this publication is intended. A Portuguese Air, in Sir Wariations, for the Piano-fortc, and an Accompaniment for the Flute, obliguto. Composed and dedicated to P. Pulnior, esq. by his Friend J. Jay, Afus. Poc. 3s. 6d. Dr. Jay, in his variations to this air, has displayed much knowledge of the instrument for which he writes, and considerable judgment in general effect, both as to harmony and execution. The original melody is occasionally highly embellished without being disguised, and. the adscititious matter (without deserting the original theme) is florid and fanciful. Six Country Dances add Thirteen Waltzes for the Piono-Forte; composed by Beethoven. **. Cd. We have perused these waltzes with much of the pleasure we should ever exhort from any productions of Beethoven, T i.e. monotonous embarrassment insepaable from a series of pieces in the same zinvaried time, is here as well surmounted as such cases will admit of, and would prove, if proof were wanting, that. common difficulties vanish before the magic wand of real and exaited genius. “Don't angry be with Annette;” a favourité Ballad, sung by Åstav Bolton, at the Thea- tre tre Royal Covent Garden, in the Lord of the Manor. Written by C. Dibdin, jun. Composed by W. Reeve. 1s. 6d. The characteristic propriety of the air applied to this pretty trifle of Mr.Dibdin's, does credit to Mr. Reeve's taste and judgment. If the passages do not claim the praise of novelty, they are sree and connected, and the effect is precisely what the author must have intended.
La Joyeuse Rencontre, or the Landing at Scheveling, a new. Military Divertimento for the Piano-forte; in which is introduced the Popular Air of Orange Boven / Composed and dedicated to the Hereditary Prince of Orange, by T. Haigh. 3s. This is one of those little time-serving pieces in which we never seek for any thing substantial, or even for the aim at permanent exceilence. It is lively, pleasing, and appropriate. To say more cf it, would be announcing what the composer himself never meant. The Sailor's Home; sung by Mr. Phillips, in the revived Opera of Polly, at Priory Lane Theatre. Composed by J. Purry. 1s. 6d. This little song, the words of which are also from the pen of Mr. Parry, exhibits a pleasing chai: of easy and natural
ideas. If it is a trifle, it is an agreeable one; and will, we doubt not, win its way with those who admire simple, appropriate, and unaffected melody.
The celebrated Gavotte de Vestris, with Va. riations for the Piano-forte, with an Aocompaniment for the solute ad libitum. Composed und dedicated to Miss 31. Phillips, by T. Latour. 33. This Gavotte, as arranged by Mr. Latour, forms an exercise for the pianoforte, that will be found useful and pleasing. The convenience and improvement of the ji weniie practitioner has been successfully consulted; and ever cultivated ear v iil, we are persuaded, listen to the variations with pleasure.
The Cobour and the Goose, a favourite Comic Song, sung by Josr. Lund, at Sadler's Wells Theatre, in the Aqua Melo Dramar of Rokeby Castle; written by C. Libilin, jun. composed by P!'. Reeve. 1s. 6d. “The Cobler and the Goose” has all the merit of being adapted to the place at which it has been sung. Those who laughed at it in the gallery of Sadler's Wells, will again enjoy it by their fireside, and the sares of London will share the delight afforded by Mr. Dibdin's muse to the Naiads of the New River.
AP. VIII. To provide for the Charge of the Addition to the Pub Ric Funded Debt of Great Britain for the Service of the Year One thousand sight hundred and fourteen. The sum of 22,257,400l. per centux, consolidated annuities standing in the names of the commissioners for the reduction of the maticual debt in the books of the governor and company of the Bank of England, shall, from and after the 5th day of January 1814, and the sum of 36,542,000l. per centuro reduced annuities standing in the names of the said commissioners as aforesaid, shall, from and after the 5th day of April, 1814, be cancelled from those days respectively; and the interest or dividends which would have been payable thereon, shall foom thenceforth respectively cease to be issued from the receipt of the Exchequer, or to be charged upon the consolidated fund; and the money which would have been appli. cable to the payment thereof shall remain, and be a part of the growing produce of the consolidated fund of Great Britain, for
rose of desraying the charge occasis.:ed by the addition made or to be made to tie public funded debt of Great Britain in to present year. Cap. IX. For firing the Commencewner,t and Terronation of Licences to be granted for the Distillation of Spirits front Corn or Grain in Scotland. Tiro commencement of licence to be the 10th of Recember 1813, to last a year. Cop. X. To amend an zlet passed in the lofty first Year of the Reign of his present soojesty, intituled an Act to permit the Interchange of the British and Irish Militias respectively His Majesty, by this Act, may employ in any part of the Uuited Kingdom any part of the precent militia force of Great Britain or Ireland, making a voluntary offer to serve, without reference to such simitation; but the commanding officer shall explain to the pen that their offers at e to be voluntary. This Act to continue in force until the 25th of March 1815. Cop. XI, Far ext, nding the Provisions of an Act, passed in the Porty #. &z”