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ment-and to the ministry of reconcilia- to appear on the first fof February 1809; the tion, as conducted by our Lord and his remaining numbers to be ready in the course apostles ; the whole intended to prove that of the year. -Any number may be pur. the Gospel, with all its instructions and chased separately; but the price will be encouragements, always hath been, and considerably raised after the completion of ever ought to be, held forth in the publie the work. One hundred proof impressions ministry of the word of life, both as a rule will be taken off on a fine wove extra-sized of duty, and as a ground of hope, to sinners paper. indefinitely. Part II. stating the true im Mr, J. Roland, Fencing-Master of the port of the of the Gospel-Dispensation, as Royal Military Academy at Woolwhich, inaddressed to singers in general-the Ratio tends publishing by subscription a treatise nale of this divine establishment, as the on the Art of Fencing, theoretically and exrule of ministerial conduct with a solution perimentally explained on principles enof the main difficulty, grounded on the tirely new, chiefly designed for those who special purpose of God respecting the have only acquired a superficial knowledge, final salvation of individuals. And the con. of the use of the Sword. To which will be sistent mode of conducting the Gospel Mi- added some remarks on the Sabre, and on nistry on that plan.

the Cul-anul-Ihrust-sword ; also observations * Mr. B. deems it proper to acquaint the on several erroneous opinions generally enreligious public, that his proposed Essay tertained on the subject of Sword-Defence. has no connection with the present contro A new edition of Lardner's Works, which versy respecting the “ Passive-Power Hy- have been long out of print, is in considere pothesis.”

able forwardness. For the accommodation Proposals have been issued by Messrs. of purchasers, the publisher has resolved to Harraden and Son, of Cambridge, for pub- issue the works in monthly parts. The. lishing by Subscription, under the title of first part will make its appearance on Wed. Cantabrigia Depicta, a series of Views in nesday, the first of March, and the others the University of Cambridge, accompanied in succession, on the first day of every with Letter-press Descriptions. The Views month or earlier, at the option of Subwill be entirely different from those already scribers. It is calculated, that the whole before the public. In the execution of the works will be comprised in about 32 plates, the stroke engraving will be adopted parts, and that this will be the cheapest throughout. It is intended to complete edition of the works of Lardner ever pubthe work in six pumbers, forming a hand. Jished. The publisher pledges himself to some quarto volume; each number to con- execute this desirable undertaking in a tain four views, besides occasional vignettes neat and respectable manner. and plans. The first number is expected

Art. XXVI. LIST OF WORKS RECENTLY PUBLISHED,
BIOGRAPHY,

Mentorian Lectures, on Sacred and Mo- Memoirs of Frederic and Margaret

ral Subjects ; adapted to the Comprehension Klopstock : translated from the German,

of Juvenile Readers. To which are added, by the Author of Fragments in Prose and

some original miscellaneous Poems, ' By Verse. crown 8vo. 6s.

Ann Murray, Author of Mentoria. EmMemoirs of an American Lady; with

bellished with a Map of the Holy Land, Sketches of Manners and Scenery in America

Syria, &c. 12mo. 45, 6d. as they existed previous to the Revolution.

* An Easy Grammar of Natural and ExBy Mrs. Grant. 2 Vols. 12mo. 10s. 6d. i

perimental Philosophy, designed as a Sketch of the Life and Character of Don

Practical Elementary Book to simplify the Joaquin Blake. 1s. 6d.

Study of Philosophy at Schools. . By the

Rev. David Blair. 3s. bound,
EDUCATION.

HISTORY,
City Scenes; or, a Peep into London for
Good Children: with upwards of one hun A History of France, from the Reign of
dred Engravings. By the author of Rural Clovis to the peace of Campo Formio, 1792;
Scenes. 2s, 6d.

after the manner of the History of England, The Wedding among the Flowers ; with in a series of Letters from a Nobleman to his Engravings. By one of the authors of Ori. Son, 12mo. 5s.6d. ginal Poems, 1s.

A Compendious History of New England, exhibiting an interesting view of the first .

MEDICINE.. Settlers of that Country, &c. By Jedidiah The London Medical Dictionary ;. ini." Morse, D. D, and the Rev. Elijah Farish,' cluding under distinct heads every Branch A: M. of Boston, New England, crown 8vo. ' of Medicine ; viz, Anatomy, Physiology. 3s. 6d. demy Svo. 6s.

and Pathology; thé Practice of Physic and An Historical Review of the Commercial,

Therapeutics, and Materia Medica ; with Political, and Moral State of Hindoostan,

whatever relates to Medicine, in Natural from the earliest period to the present time.

History. Illustrated by a great nuniBy Robert Chatfield. LL. B. Vicar of Chat

ber of Plates. By Bartholomew Parr, teris,in Cambridgeshire, 4to. Il. 16s.

M. D. Fellow of the Royal Societies of

London aud Edinburgh, and Secretary of . . . JURISPRUDENCE..

the Exeter Hospital. 2 vols. 4to. 41. 16s. A Practical Treatise on Pleading; with a Observations on an Eruptive Disease Collection of Practical Precedents, By'J. which has lately occurred in the Town of Chitty, Esq. of the Middle Temple. 2 vols, Sherborne, Dorset, after Vaccination. By. royal 8vo. 21. 2s. "

R. Pew, M. D. Is. 6d. Jurisdiction of the Court Leet, exempli. A. Corn. Celsi de Medicina, Libri Öcte, fied in the Articles which the Jury or In- quibus accedunt Indices Capitum Autorum quest for the King in that Court, is charged et Rerum, ex recensione Leonardi Targae. and sworn, and by Law enjoined to inquire 8vo. 12s. of, and present; together with approved Observations on the Diseases of the Army Precedents, By J. Ritson, Esq. of Gray's in Jamaica, and on the best means of Inn. 8vo. 5s.

preserving the Health of Europeans in that The Law and Practice of Patents for In- Climate; also, Observations on the Hepaventions. In two Parts, 8vo, 5s.

tites of the East Indies. By John Hunter, The Law of Insurance. By Samuel Mar Esq. M. D. F. R. S. third Edition, 8vo. shall, Serjeant at Law, second edition with 7s.“ great additions. 2 Vols. royal 8vo. 11. 10s. Observations on the Diseases which pre.

A Practical Treatise on the Law of Ven- vail in Long Voyages to Hot Climates, pardors and Purchasers. By Edward Burten- ticularly on those in the East Indies; and shaw Sugden, of Lincoln's Inn ; third edin on the same Diseases as they appear in tion, with very considerable additions, royal Great Britain. Bythe late Jolin Clark,M.D. 8vo. 19s. 6d.

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians A Treatise on the Law of Partnership. in Edinburgh, &c. new edition. Svo, 78. od. By William Watson, Esq. Barrister at Law, second edition, with very considerable additions. royal 8vo. 16s.

Celebs in Search of a Wife: compre-The Law of Execators and Administra- .

hending Observations on Domestic Habits tors. By S. Toller, of Lincoln's Inn, Esq.

and Manners, Religion and Morals. 2 vols, Barrister at Law; second edition corrected

crown 8vo. 12s. and greatly enlarged, 8vo. 12s.

An Address to the Public on the Dans A Practical Treatise on Bills of Exchange,

gerous Tendency of the London Female Pes Checks on Bankers, Promissory Notes,

nitentiary. 1s. . Bankers' Cash Notes, and Bank Notes;

A Defence of the Land on Female Penithird edition, considerably enlarged and im

tentiary, against the charge of Dangeproved, with an appendix of Precedents.

· rous Tendency,” brought against it, by Mr. By Joseph Chitty, Esq. of the Middle Tem

William Hale. By William Shrubsole. ls. ple. 8vo. 10s. 6d.

Cursory Remarks on a Recent Publica. A Treatise on the Law of Distresses, with

tion, addressed to the Public, upon the full directions for making and conducting a

dangerous Tendency of the London Female Distress for Rent, or any other cause. By

Penitentiary. By Juvenis, Is. James Bradby, of Lincoln's Inn. 8vo. 75.

.. . 6d.

POETRY. The Second part of Reports of Cases ar- Poems, on various subjects. By Henry gued and ruled at Nisi Prius, in the Courts Richard Wood, Esquire, foolscap 8vo. 55. of King's Bench and Common Pleas; from Poems, by Miss S. Evance. Selected Hilary to Trinity Term, 1808. By John from her earliest Productions, to those of Campbell, of Lincoln's Inn, Esq. Barrister the present year, foolscap 8vo. 5s. at Law, Svo. 6s.

The Minor Minstrel; or, Poetical The Statutes of the United Kingdom of Pieces, chiefly Familiar and Descriptive. Great Britain and Ireland ; 58th George By W. Holloway. foolscap 8vo. 45 III, 1808. No. 3, Part II, 4to, 18s.

The Garland; or, Poems on various

MISCELLANEOUS.

Subjects. By S. Sayer, 12mo. 5s.

8vo. Is. Prefixed to this Volume, is an England and Spain, or, Valour and Account of the Life and Character of the Patriotism ; a Poem. By Felicia Dorothea Author, by the Rev. Isaac Milner, Dean Browne, 4to. 58.

of Carlisle, and Master of Queen's College, Bidcombe Hill, with other Rural Roems. Cambridge, By the Rev. Francis Skurray, A. M. Fellow The New whole. Duty of Prayer conof Lincoln College, Oxford, crown. Svo. taining Fifty six Family Prayers, suitable 10s.

for Morning and Evening for every Day in The Pastoral, or Lyric Muse of Scot the Week; and a Variety of other Devoland; in three Cantos. By Hector Mac tions and Thanksgivings for particular Per-neill, Esq. 4to. 7s. 6d.

sons, Circumstances, and Occasions, 12mo. The Ladies' Poetical Petition for a Win. As. 6d. ter Assembly at Newport, in the Isle of Helps to Composition; or, Six Hundred Wight. 2s. 6d.

Skeletons of Sermons; several being the Poetical Amusement, consisting of a substance of Sermons preached before the Sample of Sonnets. Epistolary Poems, Moral University. By the Rev. Charles Simeon, Tales, and Miscellaneous Pieces. By the M. A. Fellow of King's College, Cambridge. Rev. Thomas Beck. 4s. 6d. "

2d Edit. 5 Vols. 8vo. 21. 5s.

Two Sermons, on Christian Zeal, and on POLITIC3.

the Progress of the Gospel, preached at Detailed Substance of the late Overtures Palgrave, Suffolk. By Charles Lloyd. and Discussions between England, France, 8vo. 1s. 6d. and Russia. 2s. 6d.

The Christian Code; or, a regular Digest A Letter to a Nobleman, concerning the of Christ's Dispensation. By an Old Gra: Farmer's Income Tax, with a Hint on the 'duate of Cambridge. 4to. 11. 10s. Principle of Representation. 2s.

A Serinon, preached before the Ancient Proceedings of the Court of Inquiry and Honourable Society of Free and Acheld at Chelsea College on the Conduct of cepted Masons of England, in the Parish. the Officers who concluded the Convention Church of St. Mary, Islington, on Monday, of Cintra; with Official Documents. 2s.6d. June 27, 1808. By the Rev. Edward

On the Causes of our late Military and Barry, M. D. Rector of St. Mary's WallingPolitical Disasters, with some Hints for pre- ford, Bucks, and Grand Chaplain to the venting their Recurrence. 2s . Fraternity. 2s.

Principles of Negotiation, and Substance A View of the Progress, Origin, and of the Overtures and pending Discussions Diversity of Heathen Worship antecedently between England, France, and Russia. to the Christian Revelation. By J. Thoa 2s.6d.

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and State. 3 vols. 12mo. The incontrovertible Proofs of the For- Plain and Useful Selections from the geries in Major Hogan's Pamphlet. 2s. Books of the Old and New Testament, ac

Proceedings of the Enquiry into the cording to the Modern Translations, with! Armistice, and Convention of Cintra, and Notes. By Theophilus Browne; A. M. late into the Conduct of the Officers concerned. Fellow and Tutor of St. Peter's College By John Joseph Stockdale. With the Offi- Cambridge. royal 8vo. 15s. fine paper. 20s. cial Plans. Svo. 5s.

' or the New Testament alone, 5s, bds. The Dangers of the Edinburgh Review; A Letter addressed to the Bishop of Per or, a brief Exposure of its Principles in Re- terborough in Answer to an Appeal made ligion, Morals and Politics, in three Let. to the Society for defending the Civil Rights ters addressed to its Readers. ' By Mentor. of Dissenters, relative to the important 1s.

Question of Church Burial by the Esta- . TAEOLOGY.

blished Clergy. 2s. Familiar Discourses upon the Apostles' The Consolations of Orthodoxy. 6d. Creed, the Lord's Supper, and the Litany. A Discourse by Thomas Falconer, M. A. By a Dignitary of the Church. crown 8vo. of Corpus Christi College, preached before 6s.

the University of Oxford, Nov. 5, 1808. Practical Sermons; by the late Rev. Is. 6d. : John Milner, M. A. Master of the Gram- A Serinon, preached in the Scotch Epis. mar School, and Vicar of the Holy Trini. copal chapel, Dundee, on Sunday, Feb. 21. ty Church in Kingston upon Hull. Vol. 2. 1808. By the Rev. H. Hardy, A. M. Is, ed

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The Engravings by Mr. John Scott. Part I. drograpber to his Majesty. John the fifth, of royal 4to. 68. This work will be comprized Portugal; . to which are added Charts of in twelve parts, monthly, forming one some of its most considerable Ports, from Volume. MSS. never before published. Illustrated by

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CORRESPONDENCE. The continuation of the Review of the 'Improred Version of the New Testament,' &c. 1 is necessarily postponed till the next month, on account of the writer's ill health and other hindrances. It should have been stated in that article, p. 37. 1. 19. after the words printed copy,' thatIn the book of the Revelation alone, Bengelius took the liberty of, inserting readings which had not appeared in any printed edition, because he found that this book had been carelessly edited from a very few MSS., comparatively modern, and not very correct : his own account is as follows; (See Sect. IV. of his Preface to the Stutgard Edition, intitled Constitutio Textus ipsius).- Textus nempe noster florem delibat editionum ręceptarum, quæ singulæ suis utique laborant nævis, conjunctæ et vero eclectico studis consociatæ multo plus sinceritatis habent, quam plerisque videatur. Hinc legem semel nobis fixam, facile servavimus ; ut ne syllabam quidem antehac non admissam, noster textus admitteret. In sola idem Apocalypsi, ob causas suo loco explanatas, manuscriptos codices præfert, ea tamen conditione ut receptiorem antehac lectionem suggerat margo.'

Errata in Vol. V.
p. 25. 1. 35. read odiam theologicum.

27. 1. 13. for 19th read seventeenth,
31. 1. 9. for It is read Is it.

37. I. 34. for I. I. read J. J. The Letter of Verar, expressing his satisfaction with our remarks on Mr. Pytches'i' New Dictionary of the English Language in our last Number, was duly received,

ECLECTIC REVIEW,

For MARCH, 1809.

Art. l. Chronicle of the Cid:: from the Spanish. By Robert Southey.

4to. pp. 510. Price 11. 5s. Longman and Co. 1808. DURING the seven centuries that have elapsed since the

death of the Cid, there has, probably, never been a time, till within the last seven months, when a large volume of half legendary history of his adventures would have had any great chance of obtaining much attention in England. Just now is the time, or rather four or five months since was the time, for calling some of the chiefs of the ancient Spanish chivalry from their long slumber, in order to assist us to extend backward into former ages our interest in the heroic character of that nation ; a nation in which we had begu'n to hope that almost every nobleman, and every peasant, was going to perform such exploits as those of the Cid, in a more righteous cause than almost any in which that hero had the fortune to display his valour. We are never content to confine our admiration to the present spirit and actions of an individual, or of a people, that, has become a favourite with us, if we can find or fancy any thing deserving to be admired, in the retrospect of its earlier times. Besides, when a people is entering on a grand and most perilous enterprise, in which it is evident that any thing less than the most heroic spirit must fail, the martial names and atchievements of its ancestors have a certain influence, a . greater, indeed, than is'warranted by the history of national

character, on our hopes of its success. When summoned to vindicate the national cause, the men surely will not hide them. ‘selves from danger among the very monuments of their heroic

progenitors; they can not be content to read and recite the * stories of invincible champions, of their own names, and, by their nativity, reflecting lustre on their own villages and towns, and yet see these towns and villages commanded and plundered by bands of foreign invaders ; they can not endure to see their country and themselves in a state to make them abhor the recollection that such renowned heroes were their forefathers :-is it possible that the Spaniards' of the present day, recalling to mind the gallant hostility which once expelled the Moors, can quietly sink down under the domination of the mo.

Vol. V."

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