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officers), all at a fixed price. The most ample and fatisfactory descriptions ftation of an army offers a picture of being the constant attendants on the the most rapid exercise of every re- engravings. This island was once the fource that industry can furnish: every entrepot of a commerce of barter individual sers all his abilities to work between Ethiopia and Egypt; and for the general advantage ; but what withing to give the Ethiopians a high peculiarly characterizes a French army idea of their resources and magniñ. is, to establish fuperfluities and amusé cence, the Egyptians had raised so ments at the same time, and with the many sumptuous edifices on the confame care as necessaries; thus we had fines and 'natural frontier of their gardens and coffee-houles, in which we empire, Syene and the Cataracts. In amused ourselves in games with cards the road towards Philoe by land, manufactured at Syene. At one en- across the desert, they inet with several trance of the village is a walk with large blocks of stone covered with straight rows of trees pointing to the hieroglyphics, as if they were put north (to Europe), our soldiers here there for the amusement of pallengers. fet up a mile itone with this inscrip- One of the most fingular of thele pretion-Route de Paris, No. onze, cent sents the form of a leat cut out of the soixante sept milles, trois cents quarante; folid rock, with a flight of steps to it was some days after having received climb up to it, anrl the whole ornaa distribution of dates for their whole mented with hiereglyphics, the greater allowance, that they entertained such number of which are executed with pleasant or philosophical ideas. No- great care. The representation of this thing but death can put a period to !culptured Granite rock, near Philoe, valour combined with gaiety, the greatelt is given in an elegant engraved print misfortunes cannot effect it."

facing p. 149. Vol. II. At Syene, the Nile makes its first The termination of the march of the entrance into Egypt, and this was a French through Egypt, was in fcribed subject highly meriting the pencil of on one of these granite rocks beyond the artist; accordingly, Citizen Denon the cataracts of the Nile. It appears has given a beautiful view of it, which that the army remained upwards of we could have wished to have seen on three weeks in this delightful part of a larger scale, approaching nearer to Upper Egypt, for it quitted Syene, on the French plate in the original work; its return towards Cairo, the latter end and it might have been accomplished of February, the fame month in which on the same plan as the view of the it arrived there. Denon embarked magnificent Temple of Apollinopolis on board a small flotilla, that he might Magna, already mentioned.

have a better opportunity of viewing In the vicinity of Syene are two fone places on its banks which lie had beautiful islands ; the firit, Elephantina, not yet feen, and of revisiting others became at the fame time the country more leisurely than he had been perhouse, and the palace of delight, ob mitted to do, when the army was ad. fervation, and research, of our curious vancing by liaty marches, to come ap antiquarý, who thinks he must have with Murad Bey, whom they now turned over every loofe stone, and learnt was also returning to Lower questioned every rock in the island. Egypt, by the left side of the river Two views of temples in this island through ihe defert, by way of El ic company the descriptions of these, Coleir, on the borders of the Red Sea, and various other relics of antiquity. - To the remaining Chapters of Vol.

Philoe, the other island, they were II. viz. from Chapter XV. to Chapter obliged to take by force, the inhas XVIII. and to Chapter XIX. XX. bitants refusing to let the French land and XXI. of the third and last Volume, on it; but after an ineffe&tual rehistance, in which will be found the author's they took poffeßion, and a new field arrival at Cairo, we refer the lovers of for speculation presented itself to oựr antiquity and natural history, and author. A plan of the island, and of those readers who are either interested the temples remaining on it; copies in, or may be amused with, the military of the bieroglyphics painted on the operations of armies; and Thall také ceilings, and of various fragments of our leave of this work of uncommon Egyprian architecture, are the fruits of merit, with a further account of such his researches, and the labours of his of the places as have not been menpencii, in fix visits to this itland; the tioned in the course of our Review.

Plate

Plate I. Fig. 1. The west side of the tombs of Lycopolis. Plate XVI. A Hand of Elba. Fig. 2. A view of scene in an Egyptian hot-bath. Plate the town of Malta. Fig. 3. The in- XXII. Fig. 1. A view of the village of terior of the grand harbour, the ciLuxor, and its monuments. Fig. 2. tadel of Valetta on the right, and the A view of one of the Temples of batteries of fort St. singelo on the Thebes. Plate XXIV. Fig. 1. A geneleft. Fig. 4. A view of Alexandria, ral view of Thebes. Fig. 2. Plan of taken in its whole extent irom east to the Temple of Luxor. Plate XXV. welt..

The entrance of the village of Luxor. Plate III. Fig. 1. A general View of Plate XXXVI. Head quarters of the the Islands of Malta, Goza, Cumino, French army in the tombs near Na-, and Cuminoto. Fig. 2. A View of gadi. Plate XXXVII. Fig. 1. A view the great barbour of Alexandria. of the convent of the Chain. Fig. 2. Fig. 3. A View of Salmia in the The town of Bathenel Baccara, or the Delta. Fig. 4. The entrance of the Cow's belly: Plate XXXVIII. An great hartiour of Malta. Fig. 5. Fort Arab Council near Samatah. Plate St. Angelo, and the old city. Fig. 6. XXXIX. Elbequier, the largest square The north wett fide of the island of in Cairo. Plate XL. Fig. 1. Part of an Corsica. Fig. 7. The French fleet and ornanental Frieze in the inner Typhoconvoy on their partage to Egypt, nium of Apollinopolis Magna. Fig. 2. palling under the east lide of Sardinia. An inscription taken froin the door

Plate IV. Fig. 1. An inscription upon frame of a small monolithic temple of the listel of the entablature of the gate black granite at Kous. Fig. 3. A of Kous. Fig. 2. A perspective view of procellion of Egyptian Divinities, the village of Kous. Fig. 3. Pom. sculptured on the frieze of the gate, pey's pillar. Fig. 4. Cleopatra's which is beneath the portico of Apolo needle. Fig. 5. 6. and 7. A fpecies of linopolis Magna, at Etfu. Fig 4. 5. 6. Patera of very fine yellow baked earth, 7.and 8. Ditterent groups of sculptured found in the tomlis of the Kings of figures, &c. Plate XLI. A miscelThebes. Fig. 8. A figure of a Vulture laneous collection of subjects, drawn very frequently met with in Egyptian separately as they were met with, Sculpture. Fig. 9. An augural statt. particularly a variety of ferpents from

Plate V. Fig. i The Pharos of the Latopolis. Plate XLII. An Egyptian Port of Alexandria. Fig. 2. A gene- barber in his shop. Plates XLIII. and ral view of Alexandria, taken from XLIV. Arms and Accoutrements of the Minarets of the Mosque of St. the Mamelukes. Athanafius. Fig. 3. The arrival at Plate XLV. Fig. 1. Represents part Roletta.

of the triumph of Sefoftris, OlymanPlate VI. Fig. 1. A bird's eye view dyas, Memnon, or some of the conof the peninsula of Aboukir. Fig. 2. quering Monarchs of Egypt, while The Tower of Abumandur, near Ro Thebes was the seat of empire. Fig. letta. Fig. 3. The village of Demi. 2. A Santon, a kind of idiot, who is chalat. Plate VII. Fig. 1. 2. and 3. pitied during life, and revered after Different views of the Pyramids. Fig. death. Fig. 3. A noble lady in her 4. A View of the city of Cairo. Plate Haram dress. Fig. 4. An inhabitant VIII. Fig. J. and 2. Views of the Py- of Darfu, in the kingdom of Nubia, ramids of Sacaral and Gizeh. Piate who brings the negroes into Egypt. IX. A lide view of the Sphink. Plate Fig. 5. Kepresents the earth in the X. The entrance to the galleries of power of Typhon. Plate XLVI. Fig. the Pyramid of Chiops.

1. A view of the desert with a camp of Plate XI. Fig. 1. A View of Old Bedouins. Fig. 2. A machine for Cairo, or Forftah built by Amru. Fig. drawing water to irrigate the land, 2. The Khalydge, or Canal, which con- after the inundation of the Nile. ducts the water of the Nile to Caire. Plate XLVII. A boy's school. Plate Plate XII. Fig. 1. Bulac, a small town XLVIII. Fig. 1. Head of a Bedouin near Cairo. Fig. 2. The toinbs of the Arab. Fig. 2. Head of Koraim, Caliphs. Plate XIII. Fig. 1. and Sheref of Alexandria. Fig. 3. A Jew The Pryramid of Meidum, and the of Jerufalem. Fig. 4. The Bashaw of Pyramids of Sacarah, as ieen from the Aboukir. Fig. 5. A young Arab Nite. Plate XIV. Ruins of the Tem- Prince Plate XLIX. Fig. 1. A young ple of Herinopolis, or the great city of Mameluke in grand costume. Fig. 2. Mercury. Plate XV. One of the An Almee of Egypt, (a dancing girl)

2.

her robe is of fine cloth, her shift of Plate LV. Part of a manuscript found gauze, her turban and girdle are in the covering of a mummy. Plate Thawls. Fig. 3. A Mameluke in his LVI. Part of another manuscript; both war dress. Fig. 4. The costume of a these plateshave likewise representations merchant. Fig. 5. A lady walking of mummies and idols. Plate LVII. through the Itreets. Plate L. Å A view of the inner court of the great Feast in a Harem. Plate LI. A mif. temple of Apollinopolis. Plate LVIII. cellaneous collection of hieroglyphical Fig: 1. The plan of the small apartfigures. Plate LII. Fig. 1. A group ment on the roof of the great temple representing some event of war. Fig. 2. of Tentyra. Fig. 2. A representation 3. 4. ands. Priests, and other sculptured of a planisphere on the ceiling of the figures in temples, and on tombs: Plate fame. Plate LIX. Represents two Lill. Fig. 1. A bas-relief,sculptured on compartments of the Zodiac, taken a ceiling in the temple of 'Tentyra. from two opposite plat bands of the Fig. 2. A group which covers half the portico. Plate LX. Various sculptured ceiling of the same temple. Fig. 3. figures in different temples, of the GodA large picture in bas-relief, occupy- cat, two winged horses, &c. Plate ing the whole of one side of the fanc- LXI. Four fragments of historical tuary of the temple of Oneph. Plate bas-reliefs, sculptured on the outer LIV. Contains a number of subjects walls of the temple of Karnac. Thus painted principally in the tombs of the have we flightly iketched the subjects of Kings of Thebes, descriptive of music, the numerous well executed arms, domestic utensils, furniture, and gravings, which are separately and instruments of arts, particularly of fully explained in Vol. III. from page agriculture, in all 36 figures.

129 to p. 276.

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The Elements of Book Keeping : Comprising consulting a very able Book keeper,

a Syjiem oj Merchants Accounts, founded in the actual service of one of the first on real Business, and adapted to modern mercantile houses in London, whole Practices with an Appendix on Ex- experience has been meliorated by con. changes, including the recent Alterations. Itant and varied operations through a By P. 0. Kelly, Master of Finsbury long series of years, we are enabled to Square Academy, London.

give it a decided preference. This TH He author of this simple yet com- Tystem does not contist in any change of

prehensive system of Book-keeping, the principles of Double-Entry, but under the modest title of Elements, in the adoption of Sublidiary Books, and has rendered an essential service to the in the claflification of limilar accounts commercial part of the community, -arrangements which greatly proby this masterly performance, which mote perfpicuity, precision, and difcombines theory with practice, and patch. The whole plan is clearly exprecision with utility, in one sender plained, by examples and illustrations, volume. The work consists of three from page 39 to 167. Next follows sets of Books. The first explains the Shipping accounts, and averages exelements of single and double entry, cmplified. The Appendix on Ex. in a concise and timple manner. The changes has the advantage of being second is a further and more complex regulated by the most recent reguexercise in double entry, arranged ac- lations, according to Lloyd's Lift, July cording to the theories generally 1, 1862, that is to say, according to taught in schools; and, like there, the acknowledged concurrence of the founded on imaginary transactions: Merchants of London, subscribers to but “the third let is founded on real Lloyd's Coffee-house, whose mercanbusiness; that is, the materials which tile transactions are carried on with compose this system, have been selected all the commercial cities of Europe, from the books of different Merchants, and the courte of the different monies and arranged according to the most of exchange settled, together with the approved practice of the first Counting. Par, Ufance, and Days of Grace, with houses.” In this part, therefore, we respect to London. A more ufeful book searched for proofs of the fuperiority cannot be put into the hands of young of the plan to those previoully extant; nien daily arriving from the country, and ma arier a careful investigation, and advertising by various means, to those

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les Jeunes Gens dans la Lecture ; . the title-page, as the beginning of a

étendre leur Connoillance de la Langue work in which it is proposed to include figures of the most remarkable Roman

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cipes de Vertu et de Piété. Par Lindley under the title of RELIQUUE ROMANÆ,

Murray, Auteur d'Une Grammaire da. to be published in separate parts. Mr.

gloise, Go. One Volume. Lyfons industry and intelligence on

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ray's English Reader,"and the “ Sebeads us to indulge expectations of the quel” to that work, we need only fay, future execution of the remainder of

that the present volume is compiled this work, of which the present part degree of attention to purity of sen

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timent and elegance of compofition, Miscellaneous Translations and Imitations The extracts are chiefly drawn from

of the Minor Greek Poets. By T. B. S. the best French writers of the age of Morritt, Esq. 8vo.

Louis the Fourteenth. These translations and imitations The Compiler profeffes to have paid from Mufæus, Moichus, &c. are exe

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LYCOPHRON'S CASSANDRA.

L. 864.

όυνεκα θεα θεός Χίρσον μέγαν τέρθυγγα δωρείται κτίσαι. T48 H8 travels of Menelaus are here ject of these lines. By the recesses of

fore:old. His arrival at Siris, Lacinium the poet means that portion and at cape Lacinium, forms the fub- of the hill, which Thetis had reserved

for

this grove,

for a grove, and had configned to fóp Sony Títwas. This view of the Juno's protection. Here the rites, pastage creates a suspicion, that wipeou instituted to the memory of Achilles, has properly no place here. Were it were celebrated by women lamenting, allowable to substitute onu'v, xzica. and attired like mourners. These would then be followed by its proper rites were not performed sub dio ; but case, and Lycophron's own words, in Juno's temple, which was erected in onuàr péyan, would be retained. For

or shrubbery, Putoon thus he writes at v. 927. one or quézar εξησκημένον. Temples were ufually δεύμαντεςand at ν. 959. σηκόν μέγαν built in groves ; and both are free desparto. Still the sense is incomquently mentioned together. - plete. For it is evident from the Τεύξασθαι νηόντε και άλσια δενδρήεντα. caufal adverb, oύνεκα, that Lycophron Krious is here, and in another place, women were not clothed in purple,

meant to aslign a reason, why these used by Lycophron in its customary fringed with gold. He was preparing sense, condere ; and not, as Canter to tell his readers, that splendid apparenders it, in the sense of voixious,

rel was inconsistent wirb an cince, habitandum. For the poet is not that required them as molis. Yet speaking of peopling the land ; but of thus we read : these women were not the designation of a certain portion of dressed in gay garments, because Theit to a particular purpose. He has ris gave Juno the hill to build upon. already told us, that the women, ap. Thus the close of the period does not pointed to perforin the rites, were na- correspond with its commencement. tives of the country. If so, the coun A line, that thould follow, seems to 'try was peopled before the rites were have been loft. Perhaps our poet's instituted. Habitandum therefore is

own words, at v. 859. with only a in every view inaccurate. The Scho

Night variation, will complete the liaft's interpreration is, xrica Oppea te. fense, and supply the deficiency. But this construction requires, that öpmator should not have been under

över" Osão Dess stood, but exprefled. The reader will new péyar sópunya dapitão xTicai, obferve in the words χέρσον μέγαν

ώ γυναιξι τεθμός στ' αλεί γένειν. CTópDurryz a redundancy, not usual

quoniam deæ dea with our author, Próflegaz does it- dem magnain cacumen donat ad-confelf imply a cape, or craggy cliff.

dendam, Thus, ipeaking of Titon, a promon. In quâ mulieribus enos eA semper lugere.

R. tory in Thrace, Lycophron calls it

'Ex

SONNET ON SURVEYING THE REMAINS OF ABER CONWAY

CASTLE *, IN CARNARVONSHIRE, NORTH WALES.

BY THOMAS ENORT SMITH, OF HAMMERSMITH, Ye age-ftruck towers, amid whose Around whose arch-bent heights and mouldering walls,

pillars grey, By Time ihook low, and hastening to Deck'd with rudé moss, the greendecay,

leav'd ivy crawls,

Cheering

* It was in the full beauty of a summer's morning, when Nature wore her robe of loveliness, and one wide fluíh of verdure, illumined by the beams of the rising sur, hung a smile upon every feature of the surrounding landscape, when, having quitted the pallet of repose, and inhaled the lea breeze freshness on the fmooth fandy beach of Abergele, I bade adieu to that pleasant and reat spot fituated on the botom of Cam. brian retirement, to pay a visit to the ancient and romantic towe of Aber Conway, in North Wales,

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