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important little work, which contains much valuable information. Though designed for higher latitudes, it contains numerous facts which will be highly useful in this country. We can only give an abstract of the contents.

We find, then, in this volume whatever relates to the natural history of sheep, viz. the difference of their instinct, dentition, and the period of their copulation. The authors next point out the characters of good wool, the difference of sheep-skins, the properties of the meat of different races; in what the fineness of the wool consists, and at what age the sheep is fit for propagation; with the hereditary defects of these animals, and the means of preventing their degeneration. In the last chapters they treat of the melioration of the Danish breed by the Friseland rams, and of the properties of the latter ; of the Danish, Iceland, Ferrol, and other sheep; the melioration of the Danish sheep by the English breed; of their diseases, with the means of preventing and curing them.

Art. 59.-Bemerkungen auf einer Reise durch das Sudlich Deutsch

land. Observations made during a Journey through the South of Germany,

Alsace, and Switzerland, in the Years 1798 and 1799. · By M. d'Eggers. 8vo. Vol. II. and III. Copenhagen.

We have already noticed the first volume of this work. The second contains the author's journey from Rastadt to Strasburg, with his observations on the present situation of the latter city, on Alsace, and the revolutions of Switzerland.

The best informed German travellers have observed, that M. Eggers seems not to have drawn his remarks from authentic sources. He sometimes, like a celebrated alderman of our own country, quotes his hair-dresser at Strasburg. Indeed, what he says of this city scems to be copied, in part, from the famous Blue Book, compiled by a printer, and partly from a description of Strasburg, published previous to the revolution, for Koenig. But we shall not enlarge on inaccuracies, which the author might have corrected by attending to the remarks of the most respectable journalists of Germany, which, however, he seems to have overlooked.

The third volume is not equally faulty. Tlie description of the electorate of Baden and the Brisgaw is more important and interesting. The author staid longer at these places, and seems to have obtained better information. The last two letters of the volume contain the observations on Switzerland.

SWEDEN. Art.60.—Practik Hand Lexicon foer Landhunshalase och Kostenarer. A practical Manual of Rural Economy and the Arts. Published by

Olof Linderholm. Vol. I. A to. E. 870. Stockholm. Sweden does not appear to be a country favourable to extensive works-pendent opera interrupta; at least we may form this opinion from the slow progress of the great Economical Dictionary of Fischerstrcem (nya Suensk Economiska Dictionaire), of which, in twenty-four years, only two volumes have appeared, terminating at the letter B. The present work, we trust, will proceed more rapidly.

On a general view, the author seems to have executed his proposed plan with ability. The articles are sufficiently full to give a correct idea of the objects, their properties, their use and prepari. tion. Some of them are more extensive, particularly on alun, arsenic, ash, amber, balsam, bees, bread, bark, distillation, diamond, &c. Art. 61.-Svenska Krigsmanna Sällskassels Handlingar, for der

1800. Memoirs of the Swedish Military Academy for the Year 1800.

Stockholm. The Swedish military academy is composed of the king, its protector, eleven honorary and eighty active members. The volume before us, which is only the second, contains two memoirs, viz. Count Rumford's Attempt to determine the Force of Gun. powder, translated from the Philosophical Transactions for 1781, by Lieutenant-colonel Arrhenius ; and Observations on the Regu. lations of the Exercise of the Swedish Army, by the Cheralier Doebeln. An abstract only of the last memoir is given, as the plates would render the publication of the whole too expensive.

Art. 62.- Ulfverlig Geographie foerfatted, &c. Complete Geography, by Dan. DJurberg ; accompanied with a Supple

ment, and a Chart of the Ilest Indies. Vol. I. Stockholm.

This author has already published many geographic works, and five charts, iii. two of Polynesia, one of France in four sheets one of Asiatic Turkey, and one of the West Indies. This is, in reality, the first volume of a second edition ; the first of which appeared in 1786, and was received with great respect. The first volume contains the cosmography and the general geography: the system of the world is explained at much greater length than in the first edition : and the author next considers this planet in its philosophic, mathematical, and geographic relations. The next subject of importance is the population of different countries. He gives Portugal 3,000,000 of inhabitants ; Spain 11,000,000, France 33,000,000; Italy, without reckoning the Austrian possessions and Corsica, about 16,500,000; Germany, independent of the Austrian and Prussian states, 11,360,000; Austria about 25,000,000; Prussia 8,000,000; England 13,000,000 ; Denmark 2,500,000; Sweden 3,200,000; European Russia 35,000,000; and Turkey 10,000,000. He estimates the population of Europe at 180,000,000, of Asia 440,000,000, Africa 120,000,000, North Americá 25,000,000, South America 15,000,000, Polynesia 20,000,000; consequently, that of the whole world at about 800,000,000.

The political division of the earth follows; and at the end of the volume is a memoir on geogony, which ought to have been at the beginning : and under the title of Criticism we find numerous ad. ditions, and some account of the Piazzi, and other discoveries,

: The supplement contains a particular description of Ceylon, Cuba, Jamaica, and St. Domingo, with a chart of the West Indies.

ALPHABETIC INDEX

TO THE

AUTHORSNAMES & TITLES OF BOOKS.

273

186

572

576

421

ABILGAARD'sNew method of breed- Article (definitive) in Greek Testa. ing shecp,

590 ment, Remarks on, 160.---WordsAccount of Louisiana,

359 worth's Letters on the Remarks, Accum on the analysis of minerals, 160.-Blunt's

354 Astronomical discoveries of Kepler, Address (Friendly) to labouring part Account of, of community,

106 Advice to mothers,

234 Æsop's fables versified,

112 BASALTS of Saxony, Memoirs on Atfinities of the vegetable kingdom, the, Table of,

576 Batch's table of affinities of the ve. Agriculture (board of), Communica- getable kingdom, .. tions to the,

110 Bath waters, Second treatise on, 235 Aikin's edition of the English poets, Bayley's poems,

116 Bege's geography and statistics of — letters to a young lady, 416 Wolfenbüttel and Blackenburg,583 Amadis de Gaul, Rose's translation Beneficence, a poem, of,

Benefits of wisdom, and evils of sin, Southey's, 45

232 America, View of administrations in Bentley's Divine Logos,

108 government of, 478 Best's Royal soldier,

350 ---, View of the climate and Bibliotheca, The Italian, 576 soil of the United States of, 575 Black's lectures on the elements of Amphlett's Invasion, 354 cheinistry,

36, 284 Amsterdam medical society, Pro Blagdon's Flowers of literature, 239 ceedings of the,

590 Blunt's letters to Sharp, Amusements, Evening,

360 Boccaccio's Decamerone, TranslaAnimal chemistry, Archives of, 578 tion of,

369 Annals of the Museum of natural his Bonaparte, Letter to,

349 tory,

522

Letters from Satan to, 360 Annual register, New,

208 Book-keeping improved,. 119 Anthology, Oriental,

558 Bossut's general history of mathema Antigallican, 478 tics,

131 Appeal to people of united kingdoms, Botanic observations,

576 227 Botany, Dictionary of techinal terms Appendix to Seasonable hints to of,

572 younger part of clergy,

471 British liberty considered, Apprehensions. Honest.

109 Bromley (Eliza M.)'s Cave of ConArchives of animal chemistry, 578 senza,

119 - of pharmacy and medical Brougham on the colonial policy of philosophy, 578 the European powers,

377 App. VOL. 1,

073

472

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106

369

Brown's translation of Burserius's In- Considerations of nature for the mind
stitutions,

423 and heart,
Bruce's introduction to geography

(Serious) addressed to
and astronomy,

237 British labourers and mechanics,
Buchan's advice to mothers, 234
Burney's history of discoveries in Contemplations on nature,
South Sea,

121 Controversies (religious), Appendix
Burns's two sermons,

109 to Seasonable hints respecting, 471
Burserius's institutions of the practice Conversion of soils, Essay on, 111
of medicine,

423 Coote's continuation of the history of
Byerley's Nature,
351 England,

050
Correspondence with Reviewers, 120

240, 480
CADET's dictionary of chemistry, Cottingham's Duty of the times, 232
573 Course of mathematics,

303
Call (Serious) to attendance on ser- Crespigny (Mrs.)'s letters of advice
vice of Church of England, 473. to her son,

412
Dissenter's vindication, in reply, Cririe's Scottish scenery, 150

473 Crofts's Piety and courage, 472
Caravan, The,

118 Cursory remarks on reading the book
Card's Revolutions of Russia, 401 of common-prayer,

471
Carr's Sea-side hero,

477
Carthage and England, Parallel be-
tween,

105 D'ABRUSSON on the basalts of
Cave of Consenza,
119 Saxony,

570
Celestial mechanics, Treatise on, 531 Dalby's course of mathematics, 303
Chafy's two sermons, 233, 350 Decamerone of Boccaccio translated,
Chandler's history of Troy, 65
Characters, Public,

258 Definitive article in Greek Testament,
Chatham, Letters to earl of, 360 Remarks on, 160.-Wordsworth's
Chaucer, Life of, 60, 144, 324 Letters on the Remarks, 160.-
Chemical essays, Series of popular, Blunt's,

354 De Jong's voyage to the Cape of Good
Chemistry, Dictionary of, 573 Hope,

590
-- Lectures on the elements Delineation of probable mode of ope-
of,

86, 284 rations of French armies, 228
(animal), Archives of, Denina's Geograplıy and statistics of
578 the Sardinian states,

583
Cherry's Soldier's daughter, 477 Devon, Tour to the north of, 479
Christ's warning to the churches, 109 Dickinson's sermon,

353
Christian panoply,

472 Dickson's hints to people of united
Christmas holidays,
356 kingdom,

106
Chronological history of discoveries Dictionary of technical terms of bo-
in South Sea,
121 tany,

572
Clapham's selection of sermons, 107

of chemistry, 573
Clarke's Progress of maritime disco. - --- of natural history, 493
very,

241

- --- (Historical) of Hebrew
Classical learning, Commentaries on, onthors,

169 Discoveries (astronomical) of Kepler,
Clavis Horatiana,
595 Account of,

186
Coad's True interest of united king.

in South Sca, Chronolo-
dom proved,
2:26 gical history of,

191
Cobb's Wife of two husbands, 117 Discovery (maritime), Progress of,241
Colonial policy of European powers, Dissertation on the Egyptian zodiars,
Inquiry into,
377

587
Colpitis's Delineation of the proba. D'Iurberg's Complete geography, 592
ble mode of operation of the Divine Logos,

108.
French armies,

228 Domestic medical guide,
Commentaries on classical learning, DRAMATIC.
169 Caravan,

118
Common-prayer, Cursory remarks on Counterfeit,

356
reading the book of,
471 Sea-side hero,

477
Communications to the board of agri Soldier's daughter,
culture,

110 Une folie,
Concordatum explained, 472 Wife of two husbands,

117

273

588

111

Drewe's Duty of defending our coun- French grammar, Introduction to
try,
473 Wailly's,

475
Duncan's Appendix to · Seasonable Frend's Evening amusements, 360
hints,'

471 - Principles of taxation, 228
Duty of defending our country, 473 Friendly address to labouring part of
of the times,
232 community,

106

237

Molta and

ters,

475

EARTH.--Evident proofs that it is GALLOWAY's Prophetic history of
three times more ancient than usu- church of Rome,

351
ally supposed,

380 Gardening (landscape), Observations
Easy grammar of geography, .237 on,

96
Education, Treatise on,' ' 582 Geddes, Memoirs of.

73
- (English), Letters on a General encyclopædia of commerce,
course of,
416

579
Eggers's tour through South of Ger. Genesis, Remarks on the book of, 473
many, &c.

591 Genius, Evils and advantages of, 114
Elementary treatise of natural philo- Geographic and statistic description
sophy,

551 of Wolfenbuttel and Blackenburg,
Eleinents of natural history, 312

583
Emigrants, Swiss,

357 Geography, Easy grammar of, 237
Einpire, History of the lower, 503 --- for the use of schools, 236
Encyclopædia, English, 1, 428

--, Complete,

592
(General) of com-

---, Mathematical, &c. 574
Inerce,

579 ---and astronomy, Introduc-
England, Continuation of Coote's his-

tion to,
tory of,

250 --- and statistics of Sardinian
and Carthage, Parallel be states,

583
tween,

105 Germany, Tour through South of, 591
d's triumph over Bonaparte

and Switzerland, Travels
foretold 1700 years ago,

through,

584
English Encyclopædia, 1, 428 Gibbes's Second treatise on Bath wa-
Epitome of the history of Malta and

235
Gozo,

360 Gilchrist's prospectus of the Persian
Ernesti's Clavis Horatiana, 585 verbs,

565
Essay on the conversion of soils, 111 Glasgow, a poem,

on the principle of population, Glasse's Sennacherib defeated, 349
11.-Remarks on it,

25 Godwiu's Life of Chaucer, 60, 144,
Evening amusements,
360

324
Evils and advantages of genius, 114 Goldsınith's Easy grammar of geogra.
Examination of Bishop of Landaff's

phy,

237
intended speech,

229

-- Geography for the use of
Experiments and observations on the schools,

236
broad-leaved willow-bark, 353 Good Hope, Voyage to Cape of, 590

Good's Memoirs of Geddes, 73
FAITH, Plain layman's confession Grammar (Wailly's French), Easy in-
of,

109 troduction to,
Fishes, Natural history of,

Grant's fast sermon,

471
Flora Cantabrigiensis,

240 Great Britain (Independence of) es-
Flowers of literature,

239 sential to prosperity of European
Fly's fast sermon,
233 nations,

226
Folie, Ude,

357 Greathead's Report, &c. respecting
Fontenelle's dictionary of technical life-boat,

358
terms of botany,

572 Grohman's translation of Saadi's Mir-
Forest of Hohenelbe,
239 ror of kings,

585
Frailties, Human,

237 Guide, Domestic medical, 111
France, Statistical view of, 359 Gussman on the Egyptian zodiacs,
Franklin's Counterfeit,
356

: 580
Franks's Sacred literature, 473 Gutch's Sword of the Lord and of Gi.
Free and candid examination of bishop deon,

469
of Landaff's intended speech, 229
French armies, Probable mode of ope- HALDANE's letters to earl of Chat-
rations of,
2:28 ham,

360
clergy in England, Journal Hall's Sentiments proper to the pre-
1,3 sent crisis,

230
%S %

475

509

of,

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