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(No. 35. July 11, 1829.]

ticed at some length. Mr Combe has failed in his attempt to get the

better of Mr Stone's arguments, or rather, of his facts. A Rejoinder ADVERTISEMENTS,

from Mr Stone is to be published, we believe, this day; and it will

not be difficult for him to put Mr Combe in even a more awkward Connected with Literature, Science, and the Arts.

light than before,"— The Edinburgh Literary Journal, May 30.

Having adverted to Mr Coinbe's objections to the methods

adopted by Mr Stone in his measurements and observations, we come PHRENOLOGY.

to the conclusions,-that Mr Stone's methods were calculated to accomplish the ends he had in view;-that he was able, by means of

them, to compare the relative sizes of certain organs in the heads of This day are published, in 8vo, price 2s.

different individuals; and that, as no charge is made against him of OBSERVATIONS on the PHRENOLOGICAL wilfuliy mistating the results of his measurements, and comparisons

we are called upon to give them the same credit as is given to stateDEVELOPMENT of BURKE, HARE, and other atrocious

ments of fact made by respectable individuals upon ihe evidence of 3 MURDERERS; MEASUREMENTS of the HEADS of the most NOTORIOUS THIEVES confined in the Edinburgh Jail and Bride

their own observations.”—The Edinburgh Weekly Journal, June 17. well ; and of various individuals, English, Scotch, and Irish; pre

“Mr Combe devotes nearly half his pamphlet to the conductors senting an extensive series of facts subversive of Phrenology.

of the periodical press, whom, with one or two exceptions, he reviles Read before the Royal Medical Society of Edinburgh, by

as the entertainers of a childish prejudice against phrenology, and ag THOMAS STONE, Esq.

inordinately apprehensive that its ultimate triuinph will imply a President of the Royal Medical Society.

censure on their own conduct towards its founders. In this list we are

included, simply because we described Mr Stone as an active and « Testor utrumque caput."-Virg. Æneid, iv. “ Assail our facts, and we are undone ; Phrenology admits of no

formidable anii-phrenologist. Even at the risk of being considered

by Mr Combe as the abettors of Philosophical blunders and literary exceptions.”—Phrenological Journal, vol. iii. p. 258.

delinquencies,' we adhere lo these opinions.”—Edinburgh Observer, Edinburgh: Published by Robert BUCHANAN, 26, George Street;

June 12. WILLIAM HUNTER, 23, Hanover Street; JOHN STEVENSON, 87, “ Mr Combe unadvisedly replied to the little work of Mr Stone, 1 Prince's Street; T. & G. UNDERWOOD, London; Robertson & which we lately noticed, in a sixpenny work of premature triumph ATKINSON, Glasgow, Alex. Brown & Co. Aberdeen ; and J. CUM

and chuckling; but a Rejoinder' has appeared, which is about one MING, Dublin.

of the cleverest pieces of hitting, in a small space, that we have seen

for some time." - The Scots Times for June 6. “ Without entering into the controversy, we will venture to say, “ We observe that the sensation excited by Mr Stone's recent at. that Mr Stone has evinced great research, and literary talent of a tack on Phrenology has not yet subsided, and that the attempts made very high order, in the composition of this work."--Medico-Chirur. to rally by the Phrenologists have called forth a good deal of discuss gical Review for July.

sion in the public Journals. We revert to the subject simply to state, Mr Combe, in referring to this review, observes, " The first Me- that after all that has been said, both pro and con, we remain fixed dical Journal of Britain, and I may say of Eurcpe," "viz.; The Me- in our opinion, that Mr Combe has been decidedly unsuccessful in dico-chirurgical Review, has long supported Phrenology."-Letter his · Answer to Mr Stone.'”—The Edinburgh Literary Journal, June to the Editor of the Weekly Journal.

20. " There are so many curious considerations scattered throughout the whole of Mr Stone's treatise, and the argumentative portion pre

UNDER THE SUPERINTENDENCE OF THE sents such a series of closely knit facts, and palpable deductions, that

SOCIETY FOR THE DIFFUSION OF it seems destined to overturn a theory which has gained ground by the help of the imagination, and the superstitions of the weak, rather

USEFUL KNOWLEDGE. than the knowledge or judgment of the learned. We refer our read

Just published, price 2s. ers to Mr Stone's pamphlet for the fullest details connected with Phrenology.

* ...We promise them their time will be pro | THE MENAGERIES, Part II., being the Third fitably spent in its perusal."— The Allas, June 7.

Part of the LIBRARY of ENTERTAINING KNOWLEDGE. « This is one of the most efficient knock-down blows which Phre

London : CHARLES KNIGHT, Pall-Mall East. nology has yet received. Nobody can read this Pamphlet and believe

Edinburgh: OLIVER and Boyd, Tweeddale Court. in Phrenology. Mr Stone's former pamphlet on the same

Also lately published, subject was a learned and able one, but this is a thousand times Vol. Ist, Part Ist, THE MENAGERIES; and Vol. more convincing, because there is no theorizing in it, nothing but

2d, Part Ist, ON TIMBER TREES. plain statements and incontrovertible deductions."-Edinburgh Literary Journal for May 2d.

Published this day, " Whether the Phrenologists will admit that their favourite science In royal 18mo, illustrated by 3 Maps, 1s. hall-bound, is knocked on the head by this author, we do not know; but if their

The 3d Edition, revised and enlarged, of theories have attained to the rank of ac Science Feestonic haber cat; THE NEW FRENCH MANUAL,

and TRA.

VELLER'S COMPANION : Containing an Introduction to brought to bear upon the phrenological doctrines.”—The New Scots

French Pronunciation ;-a copious Vocabulary ;-a Selection of Magazine for April. • Mr Stone's present enquiries have had particular reference to the

Phrases ;-a Series of Conversations, on a Tour to Paris by four difphrenological development of murderers, among the elite of whom

ferent Routes, through France, through Hollavd, through Germany, Burke and Hare will long hold a fearful pre-eminence. His observa

and through Switzerland--with a Description of the Public Build

ings, Institutions, Curiosities, Manners, and Amusements of the tions, while they are in some respects of a stern controversial charac

French (apital, &c.-also Models of Epistolary Correspondence, and ter, contain information on scientific points, and philosophical in

Directions to Travellers. To which are added, the Statistics of vestigations, which cannot fail to afford arnple data for other induc.

Paris, and Tables of French and British Monies, Weights and Meations. We are here presented with measurements of nearly one hun. dred crania, and of the heads of eighty living individuals, besides of

By GABRIEL SURENNE, F.A.S.E., &c. &c. twenty-two thieves. Dr Barclay, Dr Roget, Dr Gordon, Dr Milli.

Published by OLIVER and Boyd, Edinburgh; and SIMPKIN and gan, Sir William Hamilton, and Mr Jeffrey, have successively er ter

MARSHALL, London. ed the arena of phrenological controversy; but we suspect that this

Also lately published, little work of Mr Stone's will do more to overthrow the ingenious theory, than any attack it has yet received. It is a rigid and decisive SURENNE'S NEW PRONOUNCING FRENCH appeal to facts, to common sense, and to reason."The Edinburgh PRIMER; or First Step to the French Language ; 3d Edition, enEvening Post, and Scottish Literary Gazette for May 9.

larged ; royal 18mo, 1s. Cd. sewed. “ The pamphlet before us not only warrants our continuing to withhold our belief in the propositions on which Phrenology depends,

BUQUETS NOUVEAU COURS de LITTERbut to conclude that these propositions are positively false. Mr Stone ATURE; 2d Edition, enlarged ; 12mo, 75. bound. gives the results of a variety of inves:igatjons, which have every ar- CORNILLON'S PETIT DICTIONNAIRE des pearance of being conducted with accuracy, and of being related

DIFFICULTES de la LANGUE FRANCAISE; 2d Edition; 18mno, with good faith. They are the observations of a gentleman rog

3s. 6d. half-bound. sessed of prof ssional knowledge and skill, and their accuracy is vouched by the testimony of other individuals who witnessed thein." -The Edinburgh Weekly Jourral, May 20th,

ROSS-SHIRE. “ We cannot at this moment number the attempts Mr Stone has

To be Let, Unfurnished, for one or more years, made to rout his opponents, but it is known to all who take an inte

SHANDWICK HOUSE, GARDEN, and Ten rest in the warsare that he has repeatedly returned to the charge, and

Acres of LAND, with right to Preserve Game and Shoot over that each successive charge has been more successful than its prede

the Estate. cessor. This last one, we regard as the most brilliant of all ; and if the Phrenological champions do not make a good rally, and speedily

Apply to CHARLES C. Ross, Esq. 100, Lauriston Place, Edinregain the positions from which he has dislodged them, we suspect

burgh; or to WILLIAM MURRAY, Esq. jun. Tain, N.B.--who will

give any information required. they will be regarded as having tacitly agreed to an unconditional surrender. Candour and fairness characterize his whole argument, and we shall open the next number of the Phrenological Journal

SODA WATER. with some excitement, knowing that so formidable an adversary must be answered."-Edinburgh Observer, May 1st. “ A very clever, and we are glad to say, well-tempered attack on

SODA WATER, of superior quality, is ManufacPhrenology. We have not hesitated to rank ourselves among the

tured by means of Apparatus of an improved construction, by supporters of that which he condemns-but we like the better a cle

BUTLER & Co. Chemists to his Majesty for Scotland, No. 73, Princes ver adversary who will grapple fairly with the subject."-Glasgow

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“We cannot at this moment number the attempts Mr Stone has made to rout his opponents, but it is known to all who take an inte

rest in the warfare that he has repeatedly returned to the charge, and ADVERTISEMENTS,

that each successive charge has been more successful than its prede.

cessor. This last one, we regard as the most brilliant of all ; and if Connected with Literature, Science, and the Arts. the Phrenological champions do not make a good rally, and speedily

regain the positions from which he has dislodged them, we suspect

they will be regarded as having tacitly agreed to an unconditional Published this day, in one volume 4to, price £1, 15s. surrender. Candour and fairness characterize his whole argument, MEMOIRS OF HIS OWN LIFE AND TIMES. and we shall open the next number of the Phrenological Journal By SIR JAMES TURNER.

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companied with several hundred Notes, Historical, Descriptive, Edinburgh, 16th July, 1829.

Critical, and Philosophical; partly original, and partly collected MR BUCKINGHAM begs to announce, that, with from admired, authentic, and valuable Authors.. a view to the accommodation of the increasing audiences

OLIVER & Boyd, Edinburgh ; SIMPKIN & MARSHALL, London ; by which his Lectures continue to be honoured, and in order to pro

ROBERTSON & Arkinsox, Glasgow; W. CURRY, Jun., & Co,

Dublin. vide for the still greater number of Ladies and Gentlemen who have expressed their intention to attend his LECTURE ON INDIA, as well as that on the MONOPOLY OF THE EAST INDIA COM. " Mr Sillery's verses are calculated to convey not pleasure alone, PANY, he has engaged the Great Room at the Waterloo Hotel, Re- but also instruction, which ought to be the great aim of all writers, gent Bridge, where his two last Lectures will be delivered, -the one and the chief object of all readers. Mr Sillery has cultivated his on Saturday the 18th, and the other on Monday the 20th instant. mind. His classical lore, his scientific information, and his habits

As these two Lectures are essentially connected in their general of industrious research, are apparent in almost every page.-A se interest, the first being intended to give a complete picture of India, cond, and no less powerful consideration, induced us to bestow the its institutions, productions, condition, &c., and the last being devo- meed of praise upon our author. His principles are pure, his feel ted to an exposition of the evils attendant on the Monopoly under ings are strong, and his enthusiasm, as yet unimpaired, is all di which that country now suffers, he thinks it his duty to state that the rected towards laudable objects. He is a passionate admirer of nahearing of both is essential to a clear understanding of his views; and ture in all her moods; he is full of benevolence towards all his rel. to admit of its being attended by individuals of every class who feel low-creatures ; there is none of the littleness of false pride, or of an interest in the subject, which must embrace all who desire to as- morbid sensibility, or of harsh misanthropy, whether real or pre sist in the moral and religious, as well as the political and commer- tended, about his book. He writes as a young poet always should, cial improvement of a country containing at least a hundred millions honestly and unaffectedly, pouring over his subject the warm glo* of our fellow subjects—these two Lectures will be given in the Morn- of native, virtuous, and healthy sentiment. He is deeply imbued ing, instead of being delivered in the Evening, as originally intended. with the best part of a poet's nature-the warm affections and gens

The Doors will be opened at Noon of each day, and the Lectures rous aspirations of the soul, from which all that is selfish is excluded, will commence at One o'clock precisely.

and wliich elevate to eminence, simply by refining the grosser parts of our nature."-Edinburgh Literary

Journal, April. This day is published, price £2, 10s. in cloth boards, illustrated with "What we especially like in Mr Sillery is, that his style is formed 100 Engravings,

after no particular model: it is fresh and luxuriant, and altogether

his own."-Edinburgh Literary Journal, May. LONDINIANA; or, ANECDOTES, FACTS, “His memory is stored with recent and diversified reading, which

and MEMORIALS of the STREETS, BUILDINGS, and is freely given out in his copious and curious illustrative notes, and PERSONAGES connected with the HISTORY of LONDON in all which likewise appears abundantly in the course of the poem. Ve Ages. By E. W. BRAYLEY, Esq.

have met with no finer description of the approach of morning, even "The character of Mr Brayley's work will be tolerably understood in Lucretius, than the following. - It affords us unfeigned pleasure by what we have already said of its contents, but, we may add, that to have itin our power to state, that his feelings are ardent and excel it deserves a place in every library, both public and private. The lent, that his piety is pure and devout, and that his views of religion mass of useful and interesting information which it contains, does are enlightened and evangelical.-His poem, all things considerad, is the greatest honour to the learning and research of the author, who an extraordinary performance."-Edinburgh Evening Post. richly inerits the praise of having done much to redeem the name of “We confidently predict that Vallery will be a standard work, and an antiquarian from the obloquy which sometimes attaches to it,- a great favourite with the public."-Caledonian Mercury. from the aspersions of the vulgus profanum. We trust he will again “ Mr Sillery, with a warmth of gratitude that redounds to his he appear before us, as a wide and various field of enquiry is still before nour, has dedicated his two volumes to his Excellency Baron G. LP. hin: and the talents he has displayed in his present undertaking, Van Der Capellen, late Governor-General of the Indian possession make his labours and further exertions a sort of public debt." belonging to the King of the Netherlands, in whose cornpany he re Monthly Review, May 1829.

turned from the East, and who was the first person of distinction wbo London ; HURST, CHANCE, and Co. 65, St Paul's Churchyard. patronized his juvenile muse. The mutations of his boyhood have

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WEALTH, from the Earliest Times to the Destruction of Je- “Never were mottoes to a work more strikingly descriptive of its rusalem. A.D. 72. Translated from the German of John JAHN, prevailing characteristics of purpose and execution, than those which D.D. With a Continuation to the Time of Adrian. By CALVIN

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