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Francis, the spirit of the original is nobly preserved. It has stood the test of nearly a century, and will bear the test of many centuries more. Of the numerous translators of particular odes and satires, it is scarcely possible to give any enumeration. Many of these, by some of our most celebrated poets, are promised by Mr. Valpy, and their speedy appearance will increase the grati
fication which this volume affords.
One reason why the satires of Horace have sustained scarcely any injury from the lapse of time, is, that his subjects being rather characteristic than personal, were applicable to human nature, under similar circumstances, in all ages of the world. We have only to change a name, and Horace is
REVIEW.-Epitome of English Literature. Edited under the superintendence of A. J. Valpy, M.A. Vol. I. Paley's Moral Philosophy. 12mo. pp. 318. Valpy. London. 1831. No one who is acquainted with the writings of Paley, will want any recommendation of them. They stand in the foremost rank of English literature, and will be viewed as a text book, in cases of doubtful and difficult decision. It cannot, however, be denied, that some few of his propositions are of an equivocal character, such as his procedure in war, and the boundless range which he gives to his notions of expediency. This latter may easily be brought to sap the foundation of moral principle, and, if followed out through all its ramifications, may be carried to an extent which the author would shudder to behold.
It is, however, only to a small portion of what Paley has written, that the preceding remarks are applicable. His excellences are gigantic and numerous, his blemishes are but few. His pages have passed the ordeal of criticism, and received the stamp of immortality.
This series, Mr. Valpy informs us, will be confined to the popular productions of writers in prose; and Burnet, Clarendon, Gibbon, Hume, Roberston, Bacon, Locke, Paley, Addison, Goldsmith, Johnson, Milton, and Swift, will be first selected. Of these celebrated authors, the works will be condensed, so as to bring the greatest quantity of information within the smallest quantity of space. It will be an abridgment without a mutilation, an extract of essence from the vehicle through which it is diffused. In many portions of Paley's Moral Philosophy, which this volume contains, Mr. Valpy has exercised this discre
tionary power with much success; and, proceeding in the same manner with others, his epitome of English literature will form a valuable series of standard works, which, in their uncondensed forms, have always been inaccessible to readers with limited means of purchasing books.
REVIEW.-The Sunday Library. Vol. III.
On the two preceding volumes of this work, we have given our opinion without any disguise. They contain innumerable excellences, and inculcate the discharge of duties that are indispensable. We have not found any thing, in either volume, that we could have wished the author had
omitted; yet, in all, we perceive a deficiency, which, in the further progress of the work, we hope will be supplied.
In an advertisement prefixed to this volume, we are informed, that the whole series will probably not extend beyond six volumes; and that the remaining discourses appertain more particularly to practical points of Christianity. We shall be glad to find that they embrace experience as well as practice, since the union of both is necessary to give completion to the christian character.
REVIEW.-Lardner's Cabinet Cyclopedia, History of England, Vol. II. By Sir James Mackintosh, pp. 380. Longman. London. 1831.
To a work already known, and of which the merits are duly appreciated, it is needless to devote much time. Such is the case with Lardner's Cabinet Cyclopedia. Of the whole series this is the eighteenth volume, and the second of English history; but in every department, whether of science, narrative, or detail, the authors have acquitted themselves nobly, and " deserved well of their country."
This volume resumes the thread of history in 1422, and carries it on to 1558, thus embracing the most eventful periods that occur in the annals of our country, during the middle ages.
BRIEF SURVEY OF BOOKS.
1. A Father's Tribute to the Memory of a beloved Daughter, with Extracts from the Diary of Miss Elizabeth Turner, who died April, 1830, aged 24, (Seeley, London,) breathes the pious affection of a bereaved parent, over the memory of an ami
BRIEF SURVEY OF BOOKS.
able and pious child, whose walk with God, even in the midst of severe bodily affliction, furnishes another monument to the efficacy of divine grace. The diary of this young lady is replete with hallowed feelings; and nearly every page evinces the happiness and spiritual advantage of living in close communion with God. This volume is worthy a place in the library of every pious person. 2. The Test of Truth, (Seeley, London,) appears without the author's name, but not without good and substantial reasons in favour of divine truth. The former part is argumentative, and addressed to sceptics and infidels. It contains rational observations, well worthy their attention, and recommends a line of conduct, which no sincere inquirer after truth can refuse to adopt. The second part is intended to demonstrate the favourable results to which such an impartial inquiry must lead. This is illustrated by the author's experience, which he has wrought into an interesting narrative, that conducts him from the darkness of infidelity and vice, into the light which all who are born of God enjoy.
3. Letters to a Mother, on the watchful Care of her Infant, (Seeley, London,) will prove an interesting book for the nursery. It relates to the treatment of infants in the early stages of life, to the diseases to which they are liable, and to the care, the food, and tenderness which they should receive. It is a book which appears to be founded on experience, which enters with minuteness into numerous particulars, and is entitled to the sober attention of all nurses and mothers.
4. A Free Mason's Pocket Companion, containing a Brief Sketch of the History of Masonry, (Washbourne, London,) traces, we are informed, the history of this mysterious something or nothing, from "the flood to the present time." To those of the Masonic order it may be useful, but, beyond this, we conceive that it will excite but little interest.
5. The Pulpit, Vol. XVI., (Harding, London,) is another annual link in a series, which has established a good reputation by its inherent respectability. On many of the previous volumes, we have given our opinion so freely and fully, that on this it will be needful only to say, that it is worthy of its predecessors.
6. Suggestions on the Abolition of Slavery in the British Colonies, by a Member of the University of Cambridge, (Rivington, London,) is a powerful pamphlet, the purport of which is to assert, that the period is at our doors when slavery must be abolished, that the voice of the
nation is against the inhuman bondage, and that its cry for justice must be respected, as well as heard.
7. A Lecture on Knowledge, by Thomas Swinburn Carr, (Crofts, London,) is sensible and well written. In the introductory pages, the author has taken a comprehensive survey of intellectual acquirements; he thence proceeds to mark the different degrees of happiness which knowledge in its several branches is capable of producing; and philosophizes with commendable acuteness on the operation of opinion, and the effect of system. This pamphlet is worthy of an attentive perusal.
8. The Voice of Humanity, No. IV., (Nisbet, London,) is a periodical, published quarterly, recommending humanity towards the animal tribes, and stating instances of barbarity which are a disgrace to the human species. Of the knacker's yard, a representation by Cruikshank is given in this number. The appearance is disgustingly characteristic, and the description which follows cannot be perused without feelings of pity and indignation. Among other things, is distinctly stated, that pigs and poultry are fattened in this yard for the London market. "We say positively, from ocular testimony, that pigs and ducks are kept in considerable numbers, to be fed and fattened, in the premises and yards of knackers and grease-boilers, for the use of the inhabitants of the metropolis.”—p. 131.
9. The Welsh Interpreter, containing a concise Vocabulary of useful Phrases, Pronunciation, &c. by Thomas Roberts, (Leigh, London,) will be found useful to tourists who visit those parts of Wales where the English language is neither spoken nor understood. The phrases are numerous and familiar, and, by the help which they afford, a traveller may contrive to get his wants supplied, and to learn insensibly the pronunciation of the language, without the help
of a master.
10. The Laws relating to Benefit Societies and Savings Banks, (Washbourne, London,) every person connected with these valuable institutions, will feel an interest in understanding; and even those who have no immediate connection with them, must be sensible that they are highly valuable to the community. This little book furnishes an epitome of the laws on which each is established, and, as a work of reference, it will be found serviceable to all.
11. Key to Chanting-the Psalms of David;-Portions of the Services of the Church, &c., by J. E. Dibb, (Hamilton, London,) will no doubt be hailed with pleasure by those who are fond of this sing
say service. The rules given for the elevation and depression of the voice, are simple and easily to be understood, and this is no contemptible recommendation.
13, A Discourse on the Death of the late Rev. Robert Hall, M.A., by the Rev. F. A. Cox, LL.D., (Westley, London,) like several we noticed in our preceding number, is ably written, and renders a well-earned tribute of respect, to the memory of the deceased. This sermon, surveys the late worthy minister in various lights, but in all he shines with a lustre peculiarly his own; and from the pen of Dr. Cox, it has sustained no tarnish.
14. A Sermon on the Death of the Rev. Andrew Thomson, by Thomas Chalmers, D.D., (Whittaker, London,) would seem to demand more notice than we have time to devote to it. Dr. Thomson was well known when living, and his sudden death, by creating a sensation which was felt throughout the kingdom, will cause his name to be remembered through years which are yet lodged in futurity. Dr. Chalmers is too well known, to have any thing mentioned but his name. This discourse places the character of the deceased in an amiable light, both as a theologian and a man. The occasion was one of peculiar solemnity, and as such it has been duly improved.
15. The English and Jewish Tithe Systems, compared in their Origin, Principles, moral, and social Tendencies, by Thomas Stratten, (Holdsworth, London,) points out in almost every respect, a striking dissimilarity between the two systems. This is what the author undertook to establish; and in this he has been completely successful. The English tithe system he considers as injurious to agriculture, impolitic, and unfavourable to religion. These truths, we must admit with the author, have been long obvious to all, who have not had some interest in its preservation; and hence the indubitable inference, some reformation is necessary.
Cholera Morbus.-The Bengal Chronicle gives the following prescription for the cure of cholera: One ounce cinnamon water, one grain ipecacuanha, 35 drops of tincture of opium, one drachm spirits of lavender, and two drachms tincture of rhubarb. To be taken at once, and the complaint will be instantly relieved.- We also add the following statement, given in the words of the Captain of an Indiaman; and for the truth of which we are ready to vouch: "The ship's crew being seized with the 66 cholera, four died in a few hours. To arrest its "6 progress, twenty drops of laudanum were given in "a wine-glass of brandy, as soon as the men felt "the attack. In violent cases the dose was speedily repeated; and the happy result was, that out of sixty individuals affected, only two died!"-Editor.
Origin of Titles of Distinction of Classes, &c.- From Bracton, Selden, and Blackstone)-Dukes, Duces, Com manders or leaders of armies. Marquises: From the Teutonic word marene, limit or frontier; Officers of diguity commanding on or guarding the frontiers. Earl: Ealderman, senior, or senator. Schireman, governor of a county. Comes also vice-comes, or viscount. Barm: the most general and universal appellation or title. In our elder law books, husband, or master of a house, as baron and femme; afterwards citizens or townsmen, about 700 or 800 years ago. The citizens or townsmen, for instance, of London, and the Cinque Ports, were called barons. Afterwards it became confined to lords of a manor, or possessors of an estate. In king John's time, we learn by Magna Charta, that all lords of manors, or barons, had seats in the great council. About that time the confluence of lords of manors, or barons, to the great council became so large and troublesome, that the king was obliged to divide them, and summon only the great barons in person. By degrees the term came to be confined to the greater barons, or lords of parliament. It was not till the reign of Richard II. that it became a mere title of honor.
Singular Circumstance.-A £5 Bank of England note was sometime since received by a mercantile house in Liverpool, on the back of which was written the following words :-"If this note gets into the hands of John Dean, of Longhills, near Carlisle, his brother Andrew is a prisoner in Algiers." The paragraph was read by a person in Carlisle who knew Andrew Dean, and is acquainted with his brother John Dean's family, who are residing at Longtown. John Dean's son was in Carlisle on Thursday last, and heard of the paragraph from the person alluded to; he called at this office, in company with a friend, and, from what he related of his uncle, there is every reason to apprehend that he is the "Andrew Dean" whose imprisonment in a distant country has by these singular means been made known to his friends in England. Andrew Dean, it appears, was formerly in the British navy, which he left some time ago, and settled in business in Algiers. Communications will be made to the Liverpool house, and also to Sir James Graham, to ask his assistance in the interesting inquiry; but of course the matter cannot be decided for some time yet.-Carlisle Patriot.
The Nightingale.-He that at midnight, when the very labourer sleeps soundly, should hear, as I have often heard, the clear airs, and the sweet descants, the natural rising and falling, the doubling and redoubling of her voice, might well be lifted above earth, and say, "Lord, what music hast thou provided for thy saints in Heaven, when thou affordest bad men such music on earth-Isaac Walton."
Definition of Gentlemanliness."-If I were asked to define, what this gentlemanliness is, I should say, that it is only to be defined by examples, of those who have it, and those who have it not. In life, I should say, that most military men have it, and few naval; that several men of rank have it, and few lawyers; that is it more frequent among authors than divines (when they are not pedants;) that fencing-masters have more of it than dancing masters, and singers than players; and that (if it be not an Irishism to say so, is it far more generally diffused among women than among men. In poetry, as well as writing in general, it never will make entirely a poet or poem; but neither poet nor poem will ever be good for any thing without it. It is the salt of society, and the seasoning of composition. Vulgarity is far worse than downright blackguardism; for the latter comprehends wit, humour, and strong sense, at times; while the former is a sad abortive attempt at all things, "signifying nothing." It does not depend upon low themes, or even low language, for Fielding revels in both; but is he ever vulgar? No. You see the man of education, the gentleman, and the scholar, sporting with his subject; its master, not its slave. Your vulgar writer is always most vulgar the higher his subject; as the man who showed the menagerie at Pidcock's was wont to say, "This, gentlemen, is the Eagle of the Sun, from Archangel, in Russia: the otterer it is, the igherer he flies."-Lord Byron.
Merit Mr. Thom, the Ayrshire sculptor, has received from the Hon. Board of Trustees for manufactures and improvements in Scotland, twenty guineas, in consideration of the great ingenuity and inventive talent displayed by him in the formation of the statues of Tam O'Shanter and Souter Johnny.
Burning of more than Seven Millions of Bank Notes In the repository at Woolwich, among the curious relics, may be seen a clinker, which is all that remains of the bank-notes consumed when the onepound notes were put down. They were destroyed in a furnace built for the occasion. The number burned daily averaged 144,000; it occupied thirteen months, and the nominal value of the bank-notes was £7,500,000.-Sunday Times.
Dreams-Dreams are sometimes exceedingly obscure, and float like faint clouds over the spirit. We can then resolve them into nothing like shape or consistence, but have an idea of our minds being filled with dim and impalpable imagery, which is so feebly impressed upon the tablet of memory, that we are unable to imbody it in language, and communicate its likeness to others. At other times, the objects of sleep are stamped with almost supernatural energy. Indeed, they are usually represented with far greater strength and distinctness than events which have had an actual existence. The dead, or the absent, whose appearances to our faculties had become faint and obscure, are depicted with intense reality and truth. We see them stand before us: and even their voices, which had become like the echo of a forgotten song, are recalled from the depths of oblivion, and speak to us as in former times. Dreams, therefore, have the power of brightening up the dim regions of the past, and presenting them with a force which the mere efforts of unassisted remembrance could never have accomplished in our waking hours. In speaking of the dead, we have a striking instance of the absence of surprise. We almost never wonder at beholding individuals whom we yet know, in our dreams, to have even been buried for years. We see them among us, and hear them talk, and associate with them on the footing of fond companionship. Still the circumstance does not strike us with wonder, nor do we attempt to account for it. Frequently, however, we are not aware that the dead who appeared before us are dead in reality. They still seem alive as when they walked on earth, only all their qualities, whether good or bad, are exaggerated by sleep. If we hated them while in life, our animosity is now exaggerated to a double degree. If we loved them, our affection becomes more passionate and intense than ever. Under these circumstances, many scenes of most exquisite pleasure often take place. The slumberer supposes himself enjoying the communionship of those who were dearer to him than life, and has far more intense delight than he could have experienced, had these individuals been in reality alive, and at his side.-Macnish's Philosophy of Sleep.
Bell Rock.-During the late gales, it has not been possible for the tender to approach the Bell Rock during four weeks, or two sets of spring-tides. On being visited the other day, the light keepers report that large stones (which they term travellers) have been thrown upon the rock from deep water, and that a considerable shelf, of eighteen inches in thickness, has been lifted off" Smith's Ledge." Since the completion of the lighthouse in 1810, several such indications have been given that this sunken reef has at one time been an island, and that its waste is still in progress. -Scotsman.
Provoking Carefulness.-Linnæus, the celebrated botanist, conceived the idea of propagating the cochineal insect in Europe; and, after many fruitless efforts, he at length succeeded in obtaining, through the medium of one of his pupils, who was in Mexico, a nopal, (a species of fig-tree on which the insect is bred,) covered with cochinellus. The plant arrived at Upsal, at a moment when he was busily engaged; but his gardener immediately planted it, and cleaned it so effectually of what he imagined to be vermin, that when Linnæus hastened to view this rare acquisition he did not find, a single insect alive.- History of Ancient Institutions, &c.
Origin of the Phraise" Spick and Span New."-Butler in his Hudibras, "says, "Mr Ray observes, that this proverbial phrase, according to Mr. Howel, comes from spica, or ear of corn; but rather says he, as I am informed from a better author, spike is a sort of nail, and spawn the chip of a boat; so that it is all one as to say, every chip and nail is new. But I am humbly of opinion, that it rather comes from a spike which signifies a nail, and a nail in measure is the sixteenth part of an yard; the span, which is in measure a quarter of a yard, or nine inches; and all that is meant by it, when applied to a new suit of clothes, is, that it has been just measured from the piece by the nail and span.
Wholesome Advice.-Beaux: When bent on matrimony, look more than shin deep for beauty; dive farther than the pocket for worth; and search for temper beyond the good humour of the moment;-remembering it is not always the most agreeable partner at a ball, who forms the most amiable partner for life
"Their virtues open fairest in the shade." Belles: Be not led away by each gay meteor of a spark, or too readily yield your hearts to an elegant and agreeable exterior; for the serpent is often ambushed beneath the fairest flowers. Let not your reason be blinded by love, or your sense enslaved by passion. After all, seek not to make captives by personal accomplishments alone, "nor trust too much to an enchanting face," for recollect
" Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul."
An American Monster.-The "Baltimore Patriot" mentions that the skeleton of an animal of prodigious size was lately discovered, at the Big Bone Lick, in Kentucky. The editor has received the following particulars from a friend, who received them from a gentleman who resides near the Lick:-" There are ten or twelve sets of tusks, about four feet long and three broad; the tusks were arranged in circular order, as if by the hand of man; within the circle the bones were deposited, which, when placed together, showed the animal to have been, at least, 25 feet high, and 60 feet long. The skull-bone alone weighed 400 pounds. They were found by Mr. Finney, about 14 feet below the surface of the earth, who has refused 5,000 dollars for them. The skeleton is said to be complete, saving only one or two ribs. When and how this animal existed, remarks the above paper, must baffle all speculation. The mammoth himself, so long the wonder of these latter times, must dwindle into comparative insignificance before this newlydiscovered prodigy. If carnivorous, a buffalo would scarcely serve him for a meal; and if granivorous, trees must have been his tender herbage."-American paper.
A Lake of Geneva -The "Furet de Londres" says: "There was consumed in England last year 24 million gallons of Gin. An amateur has calculated that, had this immense quantity of liquor escaped from the barrels, it would have former a river a yard deep, 20 yards wide, and five miles in length.
A Chapter not to be found in the Apocrypha.-And in those days there was a great nation, yea, a nation mighty in battle. 2. And the people thereof were skilful in the working of wool, and of cotton, and of silk, and moreover cunning artificers in brass and in iron. 3. And the land was as the Garden of Eden for fruitfulness, and the numbers of the people were as the sands upon the sea shore. 4. And they had a king to rule over them, and he was called the Father of the People. 5. And besides the king there was a great council, like unto the council of Babel, and it did rule over the king and the people. 6. And the men of the council did call themselves the chosen of the people. 7. Yet the people chose them not, neither did they care for the people. 8. And they made a spoil of the people, and laid upon them burthens too grievous to be borne. 9. And they listened not to the cry of the needy, neither did the prayer of the wretched find favour in their sight. 10. But they made light of their sufferings, and would not stretch forth the hand to help them. 11. Therefore the people of that country came to the king of the country, and said unto him, "Art not thou our father?" 12. "How long wilt thou suffer those men to spoil and to oppress us? Come thou up to our help that we may rid ourselves of them. 13. And the king of the country was wroth because of the oppression of his people, and he rose up hastily, to sweep the evil-doers from the face of the land. 14. And all the people followed him, crying out with a loud voice, "God save the king!"
Breakfast in the Reign of Henry VIII-Some centuries since, ale and wine were as regularly a part of a breakfast, in England, as tea and coffee are at present, and even for ladies. The Earl of Northumberland, in the reign of Henry VIII. lived in the following manner:-" On flesh days through the year, breakfast for my lord and lady was a loaf of bread, two manchets, a quart of beer, a quart of wine, half a chine of mutton, or a chine of beef, boiled. On meagre days, a loaf of bread, two manchets, a quart of beer, a quart of wine, a dish of butter, a piece of salt fish, or a dish of buttered eggs. During Lent, a loaf of bread, two manchets, a quart of beer, a quart of wine, two pieces of salt fish, six baconed herrings, four white herrings, or a dish of sproits."
Sociability-The Eddystone Lighthouse is built in the British Channel on a rock, which is totally inaccessible in winter, from the boisterous character of the sea in that season; therefore, for the two keepers employed to keep up the lights, all provisions for the winter were necessarily carried to them in autumn, as they could never be visited again until the return of the milder season; and, on the first practicable day in spring, a boat put off to them with fresh supplies. A boatman once met at the door one of the keepers, and accosted him with a "How goes it, friend?"-" Very well." "How is your companion?"-"I do not know." "Don't know! Is not he here?"-1 can't tell." "Have you seen him to-day?". "No." "When did you see him?"-Not since the last fall." "You have killed him ?"-Not I indeed. They were about to lay hold of him as having certainly murdered his companion; but he desired them to go up stairs and examine for themselves. They went up, and there found the other keeper. They had quarrelled, it seems, soon after being left there, had divided into two parties, assigned the cares below to one and those above to the other, and had never spoken to nor seen one another since.-Jeffersons Memoirs.
Extraordinary Peruvian Relic.-There is now exhibiting in Back King-street, a Peruvian relic of an extraordinary nature, being the entire body of a female, who is supposed to have been buried alive seve ral hundred years ago. The body was accidentally discovered by a Captain Wood, and one or two other English gentlemen, while exploring the country on horseback, about a hundred miles from Arica. upper part of the head was projecting above the surface of the ground, and, on the body being exhumed, it was found to be in a state of the most perfect preservation, although bearing indubitable evidence that it must have been interred at a remote period of time. The body, which is that of a full-grown woman, was placed in an inclined position, and was covered with a coarse kind of cloth or matting, which immediately fell to pieces on being exposed to the air. The arms appear to have been pinioned by means of broad bandages, the impressious of which still remain. The legs were folded over the stomach, and bandaged in the same manner. From the distorted state of the muscles of the hands, wrists, ankles, &c. it is supposed that she must have been one of those numerous victims to a cruel superstition, who, it is well known, were buried alive on the death of the Incas of Peru, in order, as was blindly imagined, that they might be attended in the other world with the same pomp as before death, and by the same attendants. The features are perfect, and convey a distinct idea of what they were when animated. The hair on the head is abundant and finely preserved, being ingeniously plaited over the shoulders. It seems to have been changed into an amber hue, probably by the action of the sun, The eye-brows and eye lashes are perfect, they teeth firm in their places, the finger and toe-nails entire, the skin whole, and the flesh firm and dry. Several curious relics were dug up along with the body. There is no doubt it must have been preserved by the operation of some natural process; and one conjecture is, that the soil in which is was deposited being much impregnated with saltpetre, the body had also become so thoroughly imbued with that mineral, as to be enabled to resist both the ravages of time and the action of the external air.
Dick's Suspension Railway.-The public have lat. terly heard a good deal respecting this new application of the tram road principle; the most truly surprising point in the novelty being the velocity at which the inventor proposes to carry light vehicles (such as might be found convenient for the transit of a mail) over his aerial road. This velocity he calculates to be sixty miles an hour, at which rate, communications and two individuals would reach London from Liverpool in three hours, reckoning the distance to be considerably shortened by the straight direction of the road! It may be presumptuous in us to hazard any opinion as to the practicability of this scheme, but we will venture to state our thorough conviction, after a minute investigation of the model, and consideration of the plan, that it is possible, if not to the extent contemplated above, yet to an extent which will exhibit it as fully deserving of being classed with the common railway, as to the swiftness of conveyance, whilst it has other great advantages over the common road, by not interfering with agricultural and other pursuits (which may be carried on beneath the suspension railway) by the saving in the cost of land, and the decided impossibility of any accident Occurring.-Liverpool Chronicle.
To the Labouring Classes.---One glass of whiskey per day, commonly calied, by drinking men their morning," costs (at three halfpence per glass) two pounds five shillings and sevenpence halfpenny yearly! which sum, if laid by, would provide the following clothing, £. s. d. Three yards of cloth, for great coat, at 1s. 4d. per yard .07 0 Two yards and a quarter of cloth, for coat and waistcoat, at 5s. 4d. per yard
Three and a half yards of fustian for trowsers,
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Railway Passengers.-This portion of the business pertaining to that great national undertaking, the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, has increased to an extent far beyond the most sanguine expectations of the Company. Last week, including the short distances, 20,000 passengers went along the railway, and of those 16,000 passed along the whole distance between Liverpool and Manchester; and this week, from Sunday to yesterday evening, the astonishing number of nearly 36,000 were booked as passengers, including those at each end.-Manchester Chronicle, June 4th, 1831.
Benevolence.-The Bible Society's income last year was not far short of £100,000. The receipts since its institution exceed seven millions.
Literary Notices. Just Published.
Part V. Baines's History of Lancashire. Part XXVII. National Portrait Gallery. Part II. Watkins's Life and Times of England's Patriot King, William the Fourth.
Daily Communings, Spiritual and Devotional. Ry Bishop Horne. In a small pocket volume.
A Text Book of Popery: comprising a brief history of the Council of Trent. By J. M. Cramp. 1 vol. 12mo. The Constitution of the Bible Society Defended, in a Letter to the Hon, and Rev. Gerard T. Noel. By Joseph Fletcher, D.D.
A Letter addressed to the Hon. and Rev. Baptist W. Noel, occasioned by his speech, delivered by him at the Anniversary of the British and Foreign Bible Society, on Wednesday, May 4th, 1831. By Fiat Justitia. 8vo.
Second Edition. Recognition in the World to Come, or Christian Friendship on Earth perpetuated in Heaven. C. R. Muston, A.M. 12mo.
The Gardens and Menagerie of the Zoological Society delineated, 2 vols. 8vo,
Oriental Customs, &c. By Samuel Burder, A.M. Selections from the Poems of W. Wordsworth, Esq. Ecclesiastical History, in a course of Lectures. By William Jones, M.A.
The Life of the Rev. John Wesley, M.A. By Richard Watson.
Omnipotence, a Poem. By R. Jarman. 2d. edition. A Trip to Paris, in verse. By T. S. Allen. Epitome of English. Vol. III. Locke.
Family Classical Library Vol. XVIII. Horace. Lardner's Cyclopedia. Vol. XIX. Optics, Brewster. Topography and History of the United States of America. Parts 13, 14, 15. By J.Howard Hinton, A.M. Anti-Slavery Reporter. Nos. 80, and 81.
A Letter, addressed to the Hon. and Rev. Baptist Noel, occasioned by his Speech at Exeter Hall, May 11th, 1831.
Memorials of the Stuart Dynasty. By R. Vaughan. Divines of the Church of England. By the Rev. T. S. Hughes. Jeremy Taylor, D.D.
Tales of a Physician. By W. H. Harrison. 2d Series. The Pulpit. No. 444.
Authentic Account of the last Illness and Death of the late Rev. Robert Hall, A.M. By J. M. Chandler. Observations on the probable Cause of Madness in the Dog. By H. W. Dewhurst, Esq.
Invention of an unfailing Method of Communication in Shipwreck. By J. Murray, F.S.A. &c. &c. In the Press.
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