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REVIEWS OF LITERATURE,

AND SPIRIT OF

FOREIGN MAGAZINES.

SELECTED

AS A MONTHLY MISCELLANY,

FROM THE LATEST AND BEST

FOREIGN REVIEWS AND MAGAZINES;

AND

Designed to give the Essence of all that is interesting

therein, in Science; edifying or agreeable in Litera-
ture; beneficial in New Discoveries; or remarkable
in Voyages or Travels.

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“The wheat from all these publications should, from time to time, be winnowed,

and the chaff thrown away."
-Externo robore crescit.

CLAUD.

VOL. II.

PHILADELPHIA:

PUBLISHED AND SOLD BY JOHN F. WATSON, BOOKSELLER,

And by the Booksellers in the principal cities in the United States.

1812.

REVIEWS OF LITERATURE,

AND SPIRIT OF

FOREIGN MAGAZINES.

“ The wheat from all these publications should, from time to time, be winnowed,

and the chaff thrown away.

-Externo robore crescit.

CLAUD.

VOL. VIII.

PHILADELPHIA:

PUBLISHED AND SOLD BY JOHN F. WATSON,
Bookseller and Stationer, S. W. corner of Third and Chesnut-streets.

Also- Sold by Patterson and Hopkins, Pittsburg; Collins, & Co. and E. Sergeant, New

York.; Beers & Howe, New Haven; Bradford & Read, Boston; Cushing & Appleton,
and H. Whipple, Salem; Thomas & Whipple, Newburyport; Edward J. Coale, Bal-
timore; James Kennedy, Alexandria: J. W. Campbell, Petersburgh; John R Jones,
Richmond; Seymour & Williams, Savannah; George Adams, Augusta; Maccoun, Tel.
ford, & Co. Lexington; and by the Booksellers, generally, throughout the U. States.

1812.

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CONTENTS OF VOL. VIII.

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MISCELLANEOUS.

Remarkably large Alligator killed,

Copenhagen and its inhabitants, described by a recent German Writer,

Eagle killed,

Hearing restored to a patient deaf and dumb,

American Merchant Vessels,

Depravity,

Anecdote of the French Police,

Inoculating Sheep,

89

ib.

90

91

ib.

ib.

92

93

POETRY

Parody on a song in “ The Camp,”

The voice of praise,

94

ib.

LITERARY INTELLIGENCE.

Recent British Publications,

..............American Publications,

Proposed British Publications,

..............American Publications,

96

ib.

ib.

NUMBER XLIV.

REVIEWS.

,97

123

142

The Crisis of the Dispute with America. By a Merchant of the Old

Travels in the Island of Iceland, during the summer of the year 1810,

By Sir George Mackenzie, Bart.

Poems on Miscellaneous Subjects. By Miss R. H.

SPIRIT OF FOREIGN MAGAZINES.

Volcanic Eruption,

Memoir of major

general Henry Dearborn,

Memoirs of Madame de Stael-Holstein,

An Account of Pernambuco,

143

147

151

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