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(Simpkin and Marshall, London,) develops, in monthly numbers, price fourpence each, the fatal effects of intemperance, and the formation and progress of temperance soci eties, not only in this country, but in various parts of the world. No one can conceive, without looking into these numbers, the frightful mass of misery which they unfold, nor the complicated vices to which intemperance leads. The reformation which has been effected in various places where these societies have been established, is truly astonishing. In many families their beneficial effects silence even the retailers of gin. We are happy to find that these institutions are rapidly extending, and wish them all imaginable success.
12. Observations on the probable Causes of Rabies, or Madness, in the Dog, and other domestic Animals, by Henry William Dewhurst, Esq., Surgeon, &c., &c., &c., (Alexander, London,) is a small pamphlet, the purport of which is, to shew that this awful malady sometimes occurs spontaneously that it may be confounded with inflammatory disease-and may arise from a non-gratification of the animal passions. It is addressed to medical men, and on its merits they are most competent to decide.
13. An authentic Account of the Last Illness and Death of the late Rev. R. Hall, by J. M. Chandler, (Wightman, London,) develops, with much clearness, the cause of that excruciating pain which Mr. Hall suffered during many years. Calculi, ten in number, were found in the right kidney. One large one weighed 220 grains; all the others, except one, appear to have been armed with spikes, which, in the engraving, have a formidable aspect.
14. Anti-Slavery Reporter, Nos. 80-81, is a periodical always found in the way of duty. No. 80 gives a faithful account of the general meeting of the Anti-Slavery Society, in May last, and an address to the people of England and Ireland, adopted at the above meeting. No. 81 is filled with recent acts of atrocity committed on slaves, in barbarous wantonness; some of which rival the conduct even of Parson Bridges, of infamous memory. This number also states the late revolt in Antigua, the cause of which is simply this The pious planters had forbidden Sunday markets, but had forgotten to give the poor slaves another day in its stead!!!
15. Selections from the Poems of Wm. Wordsworth, Esq. (Moxon, London,) are intended chiefly for schools and young perThe compositions of this poet are well known, and the selections appear to have been made with taste and judgment.
The number of articles exceeds eighty, some of which are lively, and others deeply pathetic; but, in most instances, the languageTM is so familiar, and the rhyme so easy, as to command the attention, if not the admiration, of every reader. This is an excellent book for all who love narrative, and think that moral sentiment is an embellishment to the Muse.
16. American Annals of Education and Instruction, and Journal of Literary Institutions, (Rich, London,) is the commencement of a third series of numbers, on the important subject of education. What the preceding ones contain, we know not, but this, now before us, gives an earnest that the American Annals will be a work of great utility. This number is not confined to educa tion in America. Germany and Switzerland fall within its embrace; while inventions and improvements, in all the means for facilitat ing instruction, are noticed without any re gard to name or country.
17. Letters and Dialogues between Theron, Paulinus, and Aspasio, on the Nature of Love to God, Faith in Christ, and Assurance of Salvation, by Joseph Bellamy, D. D., (Hamilton, London,) is a small volume, of American origin. It was first published about half a century since. The author was well known, and highly esteemed, and his works are still in circulation. The design of this work is, to purge Calvinism from some of its more forbidding features, and to set it forth in a more inoffensive dress. It contains many wholesome truths, and much that smells strongly of the Geneva school.
18. A Treatise on the Importance and Utility of Classical Learning, by Joseph Burton, (Whittaker, London,) places this subject in an advantageous light. origin, progress, and improvement of language, occupy the earlier chapters, and the subsequent ones are devoted to the benefits which classical learning confers. To other writers the author acknowledges himself indebted for much of his materials, so that, in arrangement and concentration, lies his claim to originality. In this department, all who read his book must allow that he has not laboured in vain.
Sunday School Jubilee.-Great anticipations have been entertained respecting this festival, about to be celebrated in London, on the 14th instant, in honour of Robert Raikes. Esq., the great founder of Sunday Schools. An article, however, signed "Monitor," having been inserted in the Evangelical Magazine, tending to misrepresent the purpose of the jubilee, and to render questionable the motives of its chief supporters, has called forth a reply from the Committee of the Union, in which they satisfactorily vindicate their intention, and repel the unmerited insinuation.
Melancholy Disaster.-On the morning of Wednes day, the 17th ult. the Rothsay Castle steamer left Liverpool for Beaumaris, Menai Bridge, Bangor, and Carnarvon, with about one hundred passengers, besides her crew. About midnight she was completely lost, on what is called Dutchman's bank, Puttin Island, and, it is feared, that upwards of one hundred persons have found a watery grave. Much blame has been attached to the captain, who is among the drowned.
Bible Society-We learn, from a circular just handed to us, that ninety five auxiliary societies have expressed their wish that no innovation be made on the original constitution of the parent society. Five only have recommended, that the subject be reconsidered.
Wesleyan Methodist Conference.-The business of the (88th) Conference commenced at Bristol, on Wednesday, July 27, at six o'clock. After filling up the vacancies in the hundred preachers who constitute the legal Conference, as recognized by Mr. Wesley's Deed of Declaration, executed and enrolled in Chancery in 1784, the preachers proceeded to elect their President, Secretary, and subordinate officers. On examining the votes, it was found, that besides several small numbers for other preachers, there were, for the Rev. Jacob Stanley 24, Rev. Jonathan Edmondson, 44, Rev. Richard Treffry (of Leeds,) 30, Rev. George Marsden, 57. Mr. Marsden was accordingly declared to be the President, and it is the second time he has been called to that honourable post; having presided at the Manchester conference in 1821. The Rev. Robert Newton was re-elected Secretary, by a great majority; and the Rev. John Anderson, of Leeds, and the Rev. John Hannah, were chosen sub-secretaries. The entire number of preachers present at the conference was about 340, who came from all parts of England, several from Wales and Scotland, and three from Ireland. The usual inquiries having been proposed and answered, it was found that 50 young men had been recommended by their respective district meetings, which number, with 17 remaining on last year's reserve, make a total of 67 now at the disposal of the conference. Of these, 26 are offered for the foreign missions. On account of the depressed state of most of the funds of the connexion, it is supposed that very few additional preachers will be called out this year for the home work. In the course of the last year, 22 preachers have died, viz.-In Great Britain, the 12 following: John Porter, William Entwisle, James Bridgnell, Thomas Harrison, Joseph Agar, John Morris, William Williams, Samuel Kellett, John Jenkins, Lewis Jones, John Stamp, William Todd. In Ireland, three, viz.-James Smith, James Stuart, Robert Strong. In the foreign stations, seven have died, viz.-Richard Marshall, James Penman, Wm, Pichott, Robert Snelgrove, William Saxton, Robert Snowdall, James Vowles. There were not many cases of delinquency brought this year before the conference; and only one of so serious a nature as to require expulsion. In the foreign missions there has been an increase of 1,477, besides a considerable number lately joined in the South Sea Islands. There appear to be increasing prospects of usefulness in France; in consequence of which, the Missionary Committee intend to commence a subscription towards the erection of a Methodist chapel in Paris.
New Methodist Conference.-The Rev. William Salt, of Nottingham, has been chosen President, and Mr. Benjamin Jackson, jun. of Leeds, Secretary, to the thirty-fifth annual conference of the Methodist New Connexion, which sat at Hull. The attendance of preachers and representatives from the different circuits was very numerous.
Great Tom of Lincoln in Ruins.-This bell exists no longer. On Wednesday, August 9, 1831, while some workmen were driving a wedge in progress of tracing a flaw, a large piece of the rim, or skirt, broke off, weighing six hundred weight, and about eight feet long; the total weight broken off the bell, is about nine hundred pounds. Tom, when entire, weighed about 9894lbs.-Boston paper.
Mushrooms.-To ascertain whether what appear to be mushrooms are so or not, a little salt should be sprinkled on the inner or spongy part. If, in a short time afterwards, they turn yellow, they are a very poisonous kind of fungus: but if black, they are to be looked upon as genuine mushrooms. They should never be eaten without this test, since the best judges may occasionally be deceived.
Ink.-The following is a valuable receipt for making good ink. Take eight ounces of Aleppo galls (in coarse powder,) four ounces of logwood (in chips ;) four ounces of sulphate of iron; three ounces of gumarabic (in powder;) one ounce of sulphate of copper, and an ounce of sugarcandy. Boil the galls and logwood together in twelve pounds of water for one hour, or till half the liquid has evaporated. Strain
the decoction through a hair sieve or linen cloth, and then add the other ingredients. Stir the mixture till the whole is dissolved, more especially the gum; after which, leave it to subside twenty-four hours. Then decant the ink, and preserve it in bottles of glass or stoneware, well corked.-Dr. Graham's Chymical Catechism.
Moral Character of the Friends.-It is said that Judge Mellen, in his charge to the grand jury, at the opening of the present term of the court at Portland Maine, stated, that in a practice of forty-five years, in which he had been intimately acquainted with the proceedings of the judicial courts in that part of the country, he had never known but one instance in which a member of the Society of Friends was arraigned at the bar as a criminal.-Alexandria (N. A.) Phanix.
How to check Contagion.-The churchwardens of Manchester have taken steps to clean and whitewash the dwellings of those who receive parochial relief, so as to prevent sickness, and check it where it may already have been introduced. The whitewash is composed in the following manner:-Let 2lbs. of the powder (chloride of lime) be made into a paste with water, and all the lumps well broken,then add 2lbs. of slaked Buxton lime, or whitening, in a paste, with the lumps well broken. The whole may then be converted into a proper state to lay on the walls with
University Students. By the last Oxford Calendar, it appears that the total number in that University is 5,258, and in Cambridge 5,332; being a majority of 74 members. The increase in the latter University, since last year, is 69.
The Sea Serpent again.-This monster made his first appearance this season at Boothbay, on Sunday last. He was seen again on Tuesday by two gentlemen, at a distance of about sixty feet, and, afterwards, by ten or twelve citizens of Boothbay, as he passed and repassed several times, about one hundred and fifty feet distant from them. He is described by the editor of the Wiscasset Journal, who was on the spot, as from one hundred and fifty to two hundred feet in length, of a brown colour on the back, and a yellow-brown on the belly. He moved with an undulating motion, like that of a leech or blood sucker, which gave his back the appearance of the bumps described by those who have previously seen him.-New York paper.
Napoleon's Hair-At the sale of Mr. Pearson's effects, May 4, 1831, in Nottingham, among a number of curious and antique articles, which sold for very high prices, a lock of Napoleon Bonaparte's hair fetched the sum of seventeen shillings.
Twenty Dissuasions from Despondency.-1st. If you are distressed in mind, "live," serenity and joy may yet dawn upon your soul. 2d. If you have been happy and cheerful," live," and diffuse that happi ness to others. 3d. If misfortunes assail you by the faults of others, "live," you have nothing wherewith to blame yourself. 4th. If misfortunes have arisen from your own misconduct, "live," and be wiser in future. 5th. If you are indigent and helpless, "live," the face of things, like the renewing seasons, may yet happily change. 6th. If you are rich and prosperous, live," and enjoy what you possess. 7th. If another hath injured you, "live," the crime will bring its own punishment. 8th. If you have injured another, "live," and recompense good for evil. 9th. If your character be unjustly attacked, "live," that you may see the aspersion disproved. 10th. If the reproaches be well founded, "live," and deserve them not for the future. 11th. If you are eminent and applauded, "live," and deserve the honours you have acquired. 12th. If your success is not equal to your merit," live," in the happy consciousness of having deserved it. 13th. If your success is beyond your merit, live," in thoughtfulness and humility. 14th. If you have been negligent and useless in society, "live," and make amends. 15th. If you have been active and industrious, live,' and communicate your improvements to others. 16th. If you have spiteful enemies, " live," and disappoint their malevolence. 17th. If you have kind and faithful friends, "live," to protect them. 18th, 19th. If you have been wise and virtuous, "live," for the benefit of mankind. 20th. If you hope for immortality," live," and prepare to enjoy it.-These dissuasions are ascribed to the pen of a popular and amiable poet.
Indian Chronology.-The Hindoos reckon the dura tion of the world by four joques, or distinct ages. The first is said to have lasted thirty-two millions of years. They hold that the life of man was in that age extended to one hundred thousand years, and that his stature was twenty-one cubits.
Old Nick. -Satan seems to have acquired this appellation from the Scandinavian Neptune, styled in the Edda," Nickur," and by Rudbekius, Neckur." A particular kind of water sprites are also called, by Olaus Wormius, "Wasser Nichs."
Ancient Pike.-In the year 1497, a pike was caught in standing water, at Heilbronn, on the Neckar, which had a copper ring round its head; the ring bore the following inscription in Greek:-" I am the first fish that was launched into this pond, aud was thrown in by Frederic the Second, Emperor of the Romans, on the 5th of October, 1230,' It ap: peared, therefore, that the pike was two hundred and sixty-seven years old when thus caught; it weighed three hundred and fifty pounds; and an exact representation of it exists to this day against one of the gates of Heilbronn.
Slave Market.-The busiest scene at Kano is the slave market, composed of two long ranges of sheds, one for males and another for females. These poor creatures are seated in rows, decked out for exhibition; the buyer scrutinizes them as nicely as a purchaser with us does a horse, inspecting the tongue, teeth, eyes, and limbs, making them cough, and perform various movements, to ascertain if there be any thing unsound; and in case of a blemish appearing, or even without assigning a reason, he may return them within three days. As soon as the slaves are sold, the exposer gets back their finery, to be employed in ornamenting others. Most of the captives purchased at Kano are conveyed across the Desert, during which their masters endeavour to keep up their spirits by an assurance that, on passing its boundary, they will be set free, and dressed in red, which they account the gayest of colours. Supplies, however, often fail in this dreary journey; a want felt first by the slaves, many of whom perish with hunger aud fatigue. Mr. Clapperton heard the doleful tale of a mother, who had seen her child dashed to the ground, while she herself was compelled by the lash to drag on an exhausted frame. Yet, when at all tolerably treated, they are very gay, an observation generally made in regard to slaves; but this gaiety, arising only from the absence of thought, probably conceals much secret wretchedness.-Edinburgh Cabinet Library, No. II.
Curious Method of Splitting Rocks.-In the granite quarries near Seringapatam, the most enormous blocks are separated from the solid rock by the following neat and simple process.-The workman having found a portion of the rock sufficiently extensive, and situated near the edge of the part already quarried, lays bare the upper surface, and marks on it a line in the direction of the intended separation, along which a groove is cut with a chisel about a couple of inches in depth. Above this groove a narrow line of fire is then kindled, and maintained till the rock below is thoroughly heated; immediately on which, a line of men and women, each provided with a pot full of cold water, suddenly sweep off the ashes, and pour the water into the heated groove, when the rock at once splits with a clean fracture. Square blocks, of six feet in the side, and upwards of eighty feet in length, are sometimes detached by this method. Such a block would weigh nearly 500,000 pounds.--Herschel's Discourse on Natural Philosophy, in Dr. Lardner's Cyclopedia, Vol. XIV. p. 47.
Earl Stanhope's Calculating Machinery.-The smallest machine, which is intended for the first two rules of addition and substraction, is not larger than an octavo volume, and, by means of dial-plates and small indices, moveable with a steel pin, the operations are performed with undeviating accuracy. The second, and by far the most curious instrument, is about half the size of a common table writing-desk. By this, problems in multiplication and division, of almost any extent, are solved, without the possibility of a mistake, by the simple revolution of a small winch. The multiplier and the multiplicand in one instance, and the divisor and dividend in the other, are first properly arranged; then, by turning the winch, the product or quotient is found. What always appears singular and surprising to spectators is, that, in working sums in division, &c. if the operator be inattentive to his business, and thereby attempts to turn the handle a single revolution more than he ought, he is instantly admonished of his mistake by the sudden springing up of a small ivory ball.-New Monthly Magazine.
A Singular Anecdote.-At a Dissenting Chapel in the West of England, the preacher, on ascending the pulpit, stated that many years had elapsed since he was last within its walls. Upon that evening three ill disposed young men entered with their pockets filled with stones, for the purpose of assaulting the minister, but he was allowed to conclude his discourse without interruption. "Now, mark me, my friends," said the preacher; "of these three young men, one of them was lately executed for forgery; the second now lies under sentence of death for murder; the other (continued the minister, with great emotion)-the third, through the infiuite goodness of God, is even now about to address you-listen to him!"-New North Briton.
English Wars. Of 127 years, terminating 1815, England spent 65 in war and 62 in peace. The war of 1688, after lasting nine years, and raising our expenditure in that period 26 millions, was ended by the treaty of Ryswick, 1697. Then came the war of the Spanish succession, which began in 1705, concluded in 1713, and absorbed 625 millions of our money. Next was the Spanish war of 1739, settled for all at Aix-la-Chapelle, in 1748, after costing us 54 millions. Then came the seven years' war of 1756, which terminated with the treaty of Paris, in 1763, in the course of which we spent 112 millions. The next was the American war of 1775, which lasted eight years; our national expenditure at this time was 186 millions. The French Revolutionary war begun in 1793, lasted nine years, and exhibited an expenditure of 464 millions! The war against Buonaparte began in 1803, and ended in 1815. During those twelve years we spent 1150 millions! 711 of which were raised by taxes, and 388 by loans. In the Revolutionary war we borrowed 201 millions; in the American 104 millions; in the seven years' war, 60 millions; in the Spanish war of 1739, 29 millions; in the war of the Spanish succession, 326 millions; in the war of 1668, 20 millions.-Total borrowed in in the seven wars, during 65 years, about 834 millions. In the same time we raised by taxes 1446 millions; thus forming a total expenditure of 2023 millions!!
An Old Acquaintance.-Lord Chief Justice Holt, when a young man, was very dissipated, and belonged to a club of wild fellows, most of whom took to an infamous course of life. When his Lordship was engaged at the Old Bailey, a man was convicted of a highway robbery, whom the judge remembered to have been one of his old companions. Moved by curiosity, Holt, thinking the fellow did not know him, asked, what had become of one of his old associates. The culprit, making a low bow, and fetching a deep sigh, replied, "Ah, my Lord, they are all hanged, but your Lordship and I."
Litigation in Denmark.-The king of Denmark, to prevent unnecessary litigation, has established a court of equity, or arbitration, the members of which are paid by Government, and no expense is incurred by the parties appealing to its decision. No suit can be instituted in any court without a certificate, to state that the parties have ineffectually attempted to settle it by arbitration. If we had such a court and such a law in this country what a vast mass of litigation would be prevented, and what an amputation would there speedily be of the limbs of the law!
Important to Drunkards.-Those mis-called Gentlemen, who are in the habit of putting "an enemy into their mouths to steal away their brains," or, in common parlance, of making beasts of themselves, are respectfully informed that they may be accommodated in our establishments with a tread-mill, as well as comfortable stables, clean straw, and a good pump, from which they will be compelled to quaff bumpers until they have learnt that rational enjoyment does not, by any means, consist in losing one's reason. 'lhreebottle men will be allowed to dip their own pails into the well.---Midsummer Medley.
View of the Human Mind, an Allegory.-That which annoyed and interested him the most, was to see the different passions of the human mind, each inhabiting a separate cell of the brain, and each personified and enlarged to his distempered eye, until it assumed the human size and form. Love sat at the entrance of his grotto, painting every thing that he gazed upon in the brightest and most flattering colours, although when Jealousy, who occupied the next recess, turned his green eyes towards him, they cast such a hideous hue upon his drawing, that he shook his wings, and more than once threatened to fly to the opposite cell, whence Hatred looked out with a scowling and malignant visage. Rage stood at the door of his dwelling, raving like a maniac, and striking at random with his weapon, which fortunately did little injury, since, by his hasty and injudicious management of it, he had blinded himself at the outset, Revenge looked among the gloomy caverns, gnawing his own heart, and looking wistfully at Despair, who was lifting a bowl of poison to her lips, although Pity, with tears and supplications, implored her to desist, and Hope, pointing to the finger of Happiness in a distant cell, endeavoured to dazzle the eyes of the sufferer by continually turning towards ber the bright side of a reflecting glass. Fear ran and hid herself at the appalling sight: Joy threw down his goblet, and ceased his jocund roundelay; and all seemed to be affected by the spectacle, except Religion, who, on her knees apart, with eyes fixed on heaven, and thoughts outpoured in prayer, appeared, in her communion with the skies, to find a solace for every touch of wo.-Horace Smith.
Lord Thurloo and Lavater.---Lavater, on being shown a picture of Lord Thurlow, examined it for a moment, and said, "Whether this man be on earth or in hell, I know not; but wherever he is, he is a tyrant, and will rule if he can."-Dr. Lardner's Cabinet Library, Life and Reign of George IV.
Playhouses in London.-The prices of admission in Queen Elizabeth's time varied from two-pence, the charge for the gallery, to one shilling, for the lords' room, which corresponded with the present stageboxes. These prices continued until the time of James I. After the Restoration, the admission varied from sixpence to half-a-crown. In 1660, there were six places of dramatic entertainment; one at Black friars, the King's company, as they were called; one on the Bank-side, the Globe; two in Drury Lane, the Fortune and the Cockpit; one in Salisbury Court; and one, the Ball, in St. John-street. The players at the Cockpit seemed to have wished at that time to raise their fares; and there is a curious letter extant, from Herbert, master of the Revels, to Mr. Michael Moham, the manager, reprimanding him for the attempt.
Extraordinary Property of Shadows. An eminent living geometer had proved by calculations, founded on strict optical principles, that in the centre of the shadow of a small circular plate of metal, exposed in a dark room to a beam of light emanating from a very small brilliant point, there ought to be no darkness-in fact, no shadow at that place; but, on the contrary, a degree of illumination precisely as bright as if the metal plate were away. Strange and even impossible as this conclusion may seem, it has been put to the trial, and found perfectly correct.-Herschel's Discourse on Natural Philosophy, in Dr. Lardner's Cyclopedia Vol. XIV.
Part VII. of Baines's History of Lancashire, is embellished with a Portrait of Francis Egerton, Duke of Bridgewater, and a View of Halton Hall, near Lancashire.
Part XXXIX. of the National Portrait Gallery :Baron Bexley; General Abercromby; and William Gifford, Esq. are its attractions.
Part IV. of Watkins's Life and Times of England's Patriot King.
Welm and Amelia, and other Poems. By James Taylor, of Royton.
Modern Infidelity considered, &c. By the late Robert Hall, A. M. With a memoir.
A Sermon on the Death of the late Rev. Robert Hall. By John Birt.
A Catechism for Children. By the Rev. Rowland Hill, A. M.
Calmet's Dictionary, in Parts. By the late Mr. Charles Taylor.
Halifax, a Poetical Sketch, and the Battle of Hastings. By T. Crossley.
A Key to Reading, &c. By John Smith.
A Letter addressed to the Author of "Remarks upon the Present State of the Dissenting Interest, &c." By Investigator.
Two Letters, with a Postscript, to the Rev. E. Henderson, D.D. Highbury College, on Baptism. George Newbury.
The Church Establishment founded in Error. By a Layman.
A Series of Lessons in Prose and Verse. By T. M. M'Culloch, A. M.
The Voice of Humanity, No. V. Vol. II.
A Guide to the Orchard and Kitchen Garden. By John Linley.
The Instructive Reader. By Ingram Cobbin, A. M. A Selection of Exercises on the Pronunciation of the French Language. By W. H. Spiller.
Essays tending to prove Animal Restoration. By Samuel Thompson.
A Help to Professing Christians in judging their Growth in Grace. By the Rev. John Barr.
Instructions for Children. By the Rev. Rowland Hill, A. M.
The Teacher's Manual. By W. F. Lloyd.
An Appeal to the Clergy on the State of Religion, &c. in London.
London Pageants; Accounts of 55 Processions, &c. in the City.
A Discourse on the Death of the Rev. John Clowes, M. A. By the Rev. S. Noble.
Divines of the Church of England, Nos. XIV.XV. Jeremy Taylor. Vols. II. and III. Sermons by the Rev. Griffith Jones. from the Welsh, by the Rev. J. Owen. Vol. I. A Vision of Hell, a Poem.
"Remember me," a Token of Christian Affection. Original pieces in prose and verse.
Scripture Prints. with Explanations in Dialogues. By Mrs. Sherwood.
Memoir of the Rev. S. Kilpin, late of Exeter. The Incarnation of the Eternal Word. By the Rev. Marcus Dods, Belford.
Writings of Edward VI. William Hugh, Catherine Parr, Anne Askew, Lady Jane Grey, &c.
The Saint's Everlasting Rest. By R. Baxter. Outlines of Fifty Sermons. By a Minister of the Gospel in London.
United Efforts. A Collection of Poems, by a Brother and Sister.
Family Classical Library, No. XX. Thucydides. .The American National Preacher, from Living Ministers, in 4 vols. Edited by A. Dickenson, A. M. New York.
The Three Sisters, or Memoirs of Mary, Jane, and Eliza Seckerson. By their Father.
Hymns for Children. By the Rev. W. Fletcher, Cambridge.
The Family Memorial; a Father's Tribute to the Memory of his Three Children. By S, Morell.
Prize Letters to Students in Colleges and Seminaries of Learning. By the Rev. B. Dickinson, A.M. The Book of Private Devotion; a Series of Prayers and Meditations. An Introductory Essay, chiefly from the writings of Mrs. Hannah More. Daily Communings, Spiritual and Devotional, on Select Portions of the Psalms. By Bishop Horne. Smith's Royal Tablet, for Pencil Writing.
A Complete Edition of the Vocal Music of C. W. Banister. Edited by H. J. Banister.
Lardner's Cabinet Cyclopædia, Vol. XX. Poland. Vol. XXI. Eminent British Statesmen.
Lardner's Cabinet Library, No. 5. George IV. Vol. II. Nos. 6, 7. The House of Bourbon, Vols. I. II.
Sunday Library. Vol. IV.
An Essay on the Connexion between our Notions of Moral Good and Evil, and of the Freedom of the Divine and Human Wills. By R. Blakey.
The Daily Monitor. By the Rev. J. Allen. The Topography and Antiquities of Rome. By the Rev. R. Burgess. 2 vols. 8vo. with Plates.
The Greek Testament, with English Notes. By the Rev. S. T. Bloomfield, D.D. 2 Vols. 8vo.
Tables and other Pieces, in Verse. By Mary Maria Colling; with some account of the Author, in Letters to R. Southey, Esq. By Mrs. Bray, author of the "Talba," &c. 1 vol. with a Portrait.
The History and Prospects of the Church. By J. Bennet, D.D. in 1 vol. 12mo.
Three Hundred Hymns on Select Texts of Scripture, adapted to public worship. By J. Small.
Bible Letters for Children. By Lucy Barton. With Introductory Poems. By Bernard Barton. Part I. of Rollin's Ancient History, to be completed in 21 Monthly Parts.
A Map shewing the situation of every Roman Ca tholic Chapel throughout England, Scotland, and Wales, also the stations of the Reformation Society,
Preparing for the Press.
The Sixth Vol. of the Amulet for 1832, is announced for publication early in November. Among its illustrations will be found engravings from four of Sir Thomas Lawrence's most celebrated paintings. It will also contain prints from Pickersgill, from Haydon's, from a painting by George Hayter, from a picture of "Corinne," with landscapes by Stanfield and David Roberts, &c. &c.
"The Juvenile Forget Me Not" for 1832, the fifth volume of that publication, edited by Mrs. S. C. Hall, is announced to appear in October.
A new monthly publication, entitled "The Magnet," embracing original articles, in every depart ment of literature and science, by gentlemen of known and emiuent talent.
In 1 vol. 8vo. Rough Sketches of the Life of an Old Soldier, during a Service in the West Indies, at the Siege of Copenhagen, in the Peninsula, and the South of France, in the Netherlands, &c. By LieutCol. J. Leach, C. B. late of the Rifle Brigade.
A Conspectus of Butterflies and Moths, with de scriptions of all the species found in Britain, amounting to nearly 2,000; their English and scientific names, &c. &c. By J. Rennie, A.M. Professor of Natural History, King's College, London.
Mr. Rennie has also in a state of forwardness, a translation of Le Vaillant's magnificent works, the Birds of Africa, the Birds of Paradise, and the Par rots, uniform with his edition of Montagu's Ornithological Dictionary.
Erratum.-No. 8, p. 376, add to the last line "fitting for the safety of the imperial honour."
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