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ancient Greeks. The better to illustrate ing from its beauties, the author recomthe nature of his plan, he published, last mends the introduction of the verses called year, a sort of syllabus, under the title of sciolto by the Italians, when, he conceives, " Claudii Galeni,” &c. or a treatise, by that the absence of rhyme would not be felt. Cl. Galen, on the best methods of teaching; In the second part, he gives a selection of Specimen of a new edition of all the Greek verses of all metres, composed agreeably Medical works extant, &c.
to the rules of this system. The third part Dr Forster, professor in the school of contains observations on the verses of the artillery and engineering, at Berlin, claims most celebrated French poets, composed on the merit of having first applied the litho- the plan of the new rhythmus. graphic art to the printing of books. He Several artists in Rome are at present has inscribed on stone, with his own hand, collecting the Letters and Manuscripts of a new work, entitled, “ An Introduction to Raphael, (who died 1520,) with the inten. Geodosy."
tion of publishing them in the course of the The two following Treatises by C. F. following year, on occasion of the third Gauss, the celebrated German Mathema. secular celebration of the day of his death. tician, appeared at Göttingen in the course The third volume of the ancient ma
nuscripts discovered at Pompeia will shortDeterminatio attractionis, quam in punc- ly appear at Naples. . tum quodvis positionis datæ exercet planeta, Vismara has lately translated the Elegies si ejus massa per totam orbitam, ratione of Propertuis into Italian verse, with notes. temporis, quo singulæ partes describuntar The first part of this work has appeared at uniformiter esset disperrita. pp. 30. in 4to. Milan, published by Ferrario.
Theorematis Fundamentalis in doctrinæ Sacchi of Pavia has just published the de Residuis quadraticis demonstrationes et first volume of his History of the Grecian ampliationes novæ. pp. 20. in 4to. Philosophy
Throughout the Austrian States,- the V.J. Brera, C. Ruggeri, and F. Caldani, Minerve L'Independant, Lettres Norman- have lately established a New Periodical des, and other French journals, have been Publication at Padua, entitled, New Medi. prohibited.
cal and Surgical Commentaries; it is in tendThe 169th number of the journal en ed that a number of this work shall aptitled “ Freymüthigen fur Deutschland,” pear every six months. The first number has been confiscated, and some other jour- is already published. nals prohibited at Berlin.
Russia.--The Lancasterian system of Professor Walch of Berlin is about to mutual instruction, introduced last year inpublish a new edition of Livy, with a cor to Russia, is spreading with rapidity, under rected text, collated with forty ancient MSS. the high protection of the Emperor, Prince an “ Apparatus Criticus,” which is intend. Galitzin, and the Russian noblesse. A led to contain all the notes of the Draken. Normal school, on this plan, has been ese borch edition, and a “ Lexicon Livianum.' tablished at Petersburgh, where 250 pupils The whole in sixteen octavo volumes. are maintained at the public charge; this
An interesting collection of the Ballads forms a seminary wherein teachers are iniand Airs of the Austrian peasantry, col- tiated to diffuse the knowledge requisite lected by F. Ziska, and J. M. Schottky, through all parts of the empire. In every has been lately published ; it is printed at regiment, by orders of the minister, there is Pesth in Hungary.
a school for the subaltern officers and solHanover. Some of the foreign journals diers. The different schools at Odessa are make mention of a manuseript of the four- competent to receive 10,000 pupils. There teenth century, lately discovered in the are establishments not only at Moscow, library at Hanover, which contains a num- Tver, Casan, &c. but schools of this deber of facts hitherto unknown, tending to scription are in course of active progress illustrate, in no small degree, the history of even among the Cossacks, and in Siberia. northern Germany and Denmark. It bears Sweden. A manufacturer of iron-ware, for title, Conradi Halberstadensis Chrono- at Smalland in Sweden, after a variety of graphia summorum Pontificum et Impera- experiments, has discovered a particular torum, or a Chronological Narrative of the process for rendering brass mote malleable.. Emperors and Roman Pontiffs, by Conrad His warehouse contains a number of utenof Halberstad.
sils, with scissors, razors, and knives, all Italy.-The Diario Romano announces made of brass, that prove to be equally a recent publication at Rome, by the Count serviceable with those of steel. de St Leu, or Louis Bonaparte; it is a Denmark. Professor Oehlenschlager of memoir on French versification, divided in- Copenhagen has lately published a new to three parts. In the first, he undertakes Epic Poem in the Danish language, entitto refute the validity of Abbé Scoppa's ar. led, The Gods of the North. guments, in his work entitled Poetical Beail Spain.--The public journals that appear at ties of all Languages. In discussing the Madrid are theGazeta de Madrid, more comquestion, whether the French language may monly known under the name of the Court shake off the yoke of rhyme without detract. Gazette ; Mercurio de Espana, which con
tains extracts from the Moniteur, and from tendency, we observe the work of La Croix, La Bibliotheque Universelle ; Cronica Scien- Essai sur l'enseignement en general et sur tifica Literaria, or the Scientific and Liter- celui des Mathematiques en particulier. ary Chronicle, containing analyses of the African-It appears, by letters from LegSpanish publications, and extracts from the born, that a considerable part of the rich foreign journals ; and, lastly, “ Almaceo collection of Egyprian monuments collected de Frutas Literarias," or Magazine of Li in Upper Egypt by M. Drovetti, ci-devant terary Productions.
Consul of France, at Alexandria, has safely A numerous list of French books pro arrived in Europe, and that the remainder hibited has lately appeared at Madrid." it might be shortly expected.' M. Drovetti is divided into three classes, among those proposes to return with the second cargo, to of the first class, or, in other words, those enjoy, in his own country, the fruit of so which are considered of the most hurtful many learned labours and researchés.
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Essay on Man, illustrated with designs by It is proposed, on the 15th of January Uwins, which are engraved in the first 1820, to commence the publication of a style of the art, and in the line manner, by monthly volume, printed in the manner of Charles Heath, Rhodes, Scott, and Warren; an ordinary Novel, but occasionally varied and a full-length portrait of the author, in type and bulk, according to the quantity, engraved by Robinson, from the original, though always sold at the fixed price of 5s. by Jervas. The illustrations of this edi. 3d. per volume, in boards, under the gene- tion, which is necessarily limited to 200, ral title of The Circulating Library, or are all on India paper, and are the only Periodical Series of Original Novels, Ron proofs taken oft previous to the insertion mances, and Tales : consisting partly of of the writing ; the subsequent impressions original works by eminent writers, who of the plates being intended as embellishhave promised their co-operation, and part., ments to a foreign translation of the work. ly of translations of new or unknown works, In a few days will be published, a Let. from the French, German, Italian, Spanish, ter on Superstition, by the Right Hon.' Persian, and Arabic languages. Unless Wm. Pitt, (afterwards Earl of Chatham,) the plan should be varied by unexpected first printed in 1733, addressed to the mul. Co-operation, or by the intervening publi- tifarious sects of the British empire. cation of foreign works of eminence, it is The abridgment of Blackstone's Comintended that the early volumes shall be mentaries into the compress of a single assorted as under:
volume, by the late John Gifford, Esq. Vol. I.-An original Novel.
the magistrate, and author of the Life · Vol. II.-A translation from the French. of Pitt, &c. &c. will be ready in a few Vol. III.-Translations from the Ger. days.
Mr James, the author of two works, Vol. IV.-An original Novel.
one on the 6 Naval,” the other on the Volumes III. and IV. are in the press “ Military Occurrences of the late Ameriof a View of the History, Literature, and can War,” is preparing for the press, the Religion, of the Hindoos; including a Naval History of Great Britain, from the minute description of their manners and commencement of hostilities in May 1803 customs, and translations from their prin. to the present time. cipal works, by the Rev. W. Ward, of A portion of the following entomologiSerampore, Bengal. The Hindoo religion, cal work is ready for publication ; it is in one form or other, it is highly probable, well printed and with plates : Horæ En(says Mr W.) is professed by more than tomologicæ; or Essays on the Annulose half the human race: the doctrines of the Animals: by W. S. Macleay, Esq. A.M. Védu, it is well known, are acknowledged of Trinity College, Cambridge ; Vol. I. all over India ; the religion of Boodh, a Part I. containing general observations on Hindoo incarnation, prevails throughout the geography, manners, and natural affithe Burman empire, Siam, Ceylon, &c.; nities, of the insects which compose the Lamäism, spread throughout Tartary, may genus Scarabaus of Linnæus ; to which also be traced to a Hindoo origin; and if, are added a few incidental remarks on the as is conjectured, the Fo of the Chinese be general Lucanus and Hister of the same the Boodh of India, then it will be evident, author. that far more than half the population of The author of Affection's Gift, &c. &c. the world remains under the influence of has nearly ready, Letters on History, Part the superstition taught in the Védu. II. Profane.
Early in December will be published, Mr J. P. Arrowsmit is printing the superbly printed in atlas quarto, Pope's Art of Instructing the Infant Deaf and
„Dumb; with copperplates, drawn and A New Theory of the Heavens and engraved by the author's brother, who was Earth will speedily be published, by Mr born deaf and dumb.
Joseph Wilkinson, of Manchester : to Dr Robert Hooper will soon publish a which will be added a Supplement, in new edition, in octavo, of his New Medi- which will be expounded, the law of God, cal Dictionary.
commonly called Moses's Laws; with seThe second and concluding volume is in veral parts of the Old and New Testaments. the press of Dr Pye Smith's Scripture Early in November will be published, Testimony to the Messiah ; a work in. Elements of a Plan for the Liquidation tended to elicit, by a cautious induction, of the Public Debt of the United Kingthe whole evidence on the question in the dom ; being the draught of a declaraUnitarian controversy.
tion submitted to the attention of the Mr J. B. Williams, of Shrewsbury, has landed, funded, and every other description in the press, and will speedily publish, a of proprietary of the United Kingdom; by Memoir of Mrs Hutton, the youngest Richard Heathfield, gent. daughter of the Rev. Philip Henry; the Mr Shaw, of Manchester, is printing a life is written by the Rev. Matthew Henry, Vocabulary of the English Language for and has never been printed.
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It has spread its ravages to Seville, where FRANCE..The Paris papers contain an it rages with such malignity, that out of account of the trial of the editor and the 120 cases 30 had proved fatal. Madrid publisher of Mr Hobhouse's History of the had hitherto escaped the contagion ; but in Hundred Days, before the Assize Court Cadiz the deaths amount to 100 daily
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minished to 16,000; of these, nearly hall, SPAIN.
The intelligenee from this coun. as had been ascertained by returns made try is still occupied with melancholy details for that purpose, had been previously
in of the progress of the yellow fever, and fected : of the remaining number 3225 the horrors of this dreadful scourge are
persons died. It appears, by the last acheightened by the poverty of the people. counts from Cadiz,
that the Spanish force,