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Literary and Philosophical Intelligence. (Feb. 1, India, must produce among the lindoos, Toy, and HawKESWORTH, from drawings who annex so profound a veneration to by F. NASH ; and will be compiled froin the barbarous carvings of their gods, a the best authorities, particularly from degree of respect for the arts of England, the episcopal and chapter records, by Mr, which can scarcely fail to be as ope- W. Dodsworth. rative in securing our ascendency among Mr. BRANDE is proceeding with a new á semi-barbarous people, as our feats of course of chemistry, at the Royal Instiarms, many of which prove that we are tution; and Mr. Singer with a course greater barbarians than themselves. of electricity, at the Russell Institution.

The Exhibition of the Birmingham Mr. MILLINGTON, a manufacturer, late Academy of Arts was well attended, of Hammersmich, is delivering a general and its public reception equalled the of natural philosophy, which most sanguine expectations of its pro. he accompanies by a very luminous jectors. The accomplishment of the exposition of its application to the ultimate intentions of the academy de- useful arts, at the Rolls and Crown ta. pend on public support; but, if a ge- vern, in Chancery Lane. Dr. SPURZEIM, neral opinion of the public feeling may having finished his course on the skull be inferied from a few instances of un. and brain in London, is delivering one solicited liberality, the society may in.. at Bath. dulge the hope of erecting a permanent The Prince Regent, on behalf of the establishment. The pictures, drawings, King of Hanover, has sent to the library and models, exhibited in the first year of the University of Gottingen, a copy were 118, by 30 local artists. Of these of the principal works wbich have issued fourteen were landscapes, by Mr. J. from the English press since Hanover BURDEN, of Cook Hill, near Alcester; was occupied by the French and Prus. seven were models by Ms. HOLLINS, of sians in 1803—4. They amounted 20 Birmingham; and ewelve were portraits, upwards of 3000l. flowers, &c. by Messrs. BARBER; four, The St. David's Society offers preCatile, &c. by Mr. Fussell; and four miums for the best Essay on the Bvie poitrails by Miss Heape, all of Biro dence that St. Peter never was at Rome; mingham.

and for another on the British Proverbs PROFESSOR MALTHUS announces two and British Proverbial Puerns. works of considerable interest at this The Spring Course of Lectures at the Crisis ; one, an Enquiry into the nature Medical School of St. Thomas's and and origin of Rent; and the other on Guy's Flospitals, will commence the be. the Corn Laws, and on the question re- ginning of February, oz.-A St. Tho. lative to Importation. The public can mas's—Analony and the Operations of not fail to derive in-truction from the lu. Surgery, by Mr. Astley Cooper and Mr. minous views of this writer, on topics llenry Cline; Principles and Practice of 80 materially airecting our national pros- Surg: ry, by Mr. Astley Cooper.-At perity.

Guy's Practice of Medicine, by Dr. Miss HANNAH More has nearly ready Babington and Dr. Curry; Chemistry, for publication, in two volumes, an Ese by Dr. Babington, Dr. Marcet, and Mr. say on the Character of St. Paul.

Allen; Exper mental Philosophy, by Mr. The Hon. R. B. BERNARD, M. P. Allen; Theory of Medicine and Materia &c. has announced a Tour in France, Medica. by Dr. Curry and Dr. Cholme. Switzerland, Germany, and Belgium, ley; Midwitery, and Disea-es of Women during the last autumn.

and Children, by Dr. Haighton; PhysioMr. Ralph Duld has printed for ugy, or Laws of Animal Econony, by private circulation, a report on the very Dr. Haighiton; Structure and Diseases evident advantages which would result of the Teeth, by Mr. Fox. from a collateral cut from the Grand Bp. Horsley's Sermons on ancient Sorry Canal at Camberwell, to the prophecies of the Messiah, di persed Thames at Vauxhall.

among the heathens, and four Discourses An Historical Account, is nearly ready on the nature of the evidence borne to for publication, of the Episcopal See and the fact of our Lord's resurrection, are Cathedral Church of Sarum, or Salisbury, printing in an octavo volume. comprising biographical notes of the bi Charlemagne, or the Church delivered, shops, the history of the establishment an Epic poem, in twenty-four cantos; from the earliest period, and a descrip. by LUCIEN BONAPARTE, Member of the tion of the monuments. The work is io Institute of France, &c. &c. translated be illustrated with engravings by Messrs. into English verse, by the Rev. Samuel Cooke, WOLNOTH, BYRNE, I. and S. Butler, D.D., and the Rev. F. Hodgson, MITAN, LEE, PORTER, ROFPE, SKELE will be published in a few days.

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Dr. HOLLAND's Travels in the Ionian otheca Anglo-Pvetica, or, a Descriptive Isles, in Aibania, Thessaly, and Greece, Catalogue of a smgularly rare and rich in 1812 and 1813 ; together with an Collecuon of Old English Poetry; illuso Account of a resideace at Juannina, the trated hy occasional extracts, with notes capital and court of Ali Pasha; and with critical and biographical. It will be ele. a more cursory sketch of a route through gantly printed in royal octavo, and ornaAttica, the Morea, &c. illustrated by niented with capitals and about twenty plates; will appear on the 2016 February. portraits, finely engraved on wood.

A work by that entertaining, but su Dr. GREGORY, of the Royal Military perficial, philosopher, the late BERNAR- Academy, has in the press a ihird edition bix St. Pierre, is expected to appear of bois Treatise on Mechanics, with conat Paris in the present month, under the siderable improvements, especially in the title of “ Harmonie de la Nature.” It volume devoted to the construction of presents an illustration of the wisdom machines. and beneficence of Providence in the Dissertations and Letters are prioringa works of Creation, by exemplifying many by Don Joseph RODRIGUEZ, the Cheva. ecincidences and aptitudes which do not lier DELAMBRE, Dr. Tuomas Tomson, occur to ordinary observers. A transla. Dr. OLINTIUS GREGORY, and others, tion into English, from the proof sheets, tending either to impugn or lo defend

the Trigonometrical Survey of England Mr. James Joussow has read to the and Wales, carrying on by Col. MUDGE, Linnean Society, an account of some and Capt. CalBY ; with notes and obser. fossil bones found in the cliff near Lyme; vations, including a reply to Dr. Thom. of whichi, an intelligent correspondent, son, by Dr. Gregons. has given an account in this Magazine. The second volume of Mr. SOUTHEY's The cliff abounds in belemnites, nautili, History of the Brazils is nearly ready for and the remains of other sea animals. publication, The bones in question have been sup A new edition of Mr. WORDSWORTI's posed to belong to the crocodile; but Lyrical Ballads, &c, with additions, will Mr. Johnson thinks they constitute the appear in a few days. bones of a new and unknown species of Mr. John Scort is preparing for the amphibious animal. He is of opinion, press, a Ilistory of Europe, from the that the animals whose remains were commencement of the French revolucion found here, 'lived and died upon the

to the restoration of the Bourbons. spot.

A third and fourth volumes of the te. Sir IIUMPHP.y Davy lately discovered dious Biography of the Margravine of in the Appenuines, a jet of gas burning Bareith, are printing. with great brilliancy, and forining a com G. J. PARKYNS, Esq. is reprinting lamn of flame six feet high. The gas his Monastic Remains, in two octavo was pure carbureted bydrogen. It wouid volumes, illustrated by numerous engra. be of importance to know, whether any vings. coal exists in the neighbourhood of this Proposals have been circulated for faming jet of gas, or whether it pro- re-publishing 100 copies of the Cena ceeds from a great depth under the sura Liieraria, containing titles, extracts, surface.

and opinions of old English books, espe The second and concluding volume of cially those which are scarce ; by Sir the dull Travels of Professor Lichtenstein, ECERTON BRYDGES, K. J., in ten vols. in Southern Africa, is nearly ready for 8vo. at twelve guineas. publication, and will comprize the conti A new Cover is printing to the Velvet nation of the Journey through the Cushion. Karoos to Cape Town, a Journey to

Mr. Eustace is in Italy collecting maBosjesweld and Gulbach, and the Return terials for a third volume of his Tour. by St. Helena to Europe. Of all heavy A Supplement is printing to Mr. German compilers, this professor is one NORTHCOTE's elegant and interesting of the beaviest.

work on the life of Sir Joshua Reynolds. bir. W ESTALL's Illustrations of the A variety of cutchpennies continue to Lord of the Isles, will be finished early be announced about the Bonaparte fain March.

mily. A Visit to Paris in 1814, by Mr. Join Mr. I, JAMES, of Bristol, has in the SCOTT, Editor of the Champion, will ap- press, Pilgrim's Progress in verse, the pear early in February.

first part of which may be expected in Early in the spring, will appear, Biblio about a month.

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Literary and Philosophical Intelligence. [Feb. 1, The selection from the works of inches for the horse-hoe; a single row at GEORGE Wither, announced some time the extremity of each interval right and since, by Mr. Gutch of Bristol, and left. In order to try the effect of a still which he has been prevented from com greater distance, a distinct row, making pleting by other avocations, will appear the eastern row of the regular land. Length

the fifth, was sown at a yard distance from in March or April, iu three volumes oc. tavo, containing a life of the author, with of the rows LGL feet.-Seed sown May 2. critical notices,

The species ied spring wheat, one more Mr. WM. JAQUES, translator of Pro- ing failed, the above rows were reduced to

plump than the other. The white seed hav. fessor Franck's Guide to the Study of the four. The first row received as nearly as posScriptures, &c., will speedily publish an

sible one third of a heaped gill, or quarter Abridgment of the True Christianity of pint of seed; the second fill double the qnanJohn Arndt,

tity ; third more thinly sown than the first; LORD CLAREndon's Essays, in 2 vols. fourth, double the quantity of the third : Sep. octavo, are expected in a few days the two last receiving three parts of a from Edinburgh.

heaped gill. Whole of the seed sown-two The Twelve Scholars, a work intended gills, or half a pivt. The soil a fime light for the instruction and amusement of hazel loam, of sufficient tenacity-good

The young, persons in humble life, will be potato land, but without manure. published in February.

plants appeared early, in nine or ten days. The Journal of a Tour and a Resi. The four rows cut Sept. 17; the external dence iu Great Britain, in 1810 and ish ears, very few small, the average of a

ones the largest and heaviest; some green. 1811, by a French traveller, with re.

large size ; straw some of the stoutest I marks on the country, its arts, literature, have seen the weather dry. I believe the and politics, and on the manners and corn remained long enongh abroad to get customs of its inhabitants, will speedily sume wet, as the sample is rather cold, appear, in two volumes octavo, wiih nu. with a few growo kernels, and probably merous engravings.

worse, by at least 25. per quarter, than a A new edition, with notes and illus. specimen which I rubbed ont before the trations, is printing, of Letters from a rain came. The produce superior to the gentleman in the north of Scotland, to

seed sowo by several shillings per quarter. his friend in London, first published in The longest ears rather more than six 1754, and so often quoted in the Lady of best which I could find, seventy-one ; many

inches ; highest number of grains in the the Lake, and in Waverly. Dr. W. B. COLLYER commenced, on

sixty to sixty-six, and the average of those

I exanı ned, includmg the worst blighted Wednesday evening, the 21st December, cars, forty-six grains; but, from the large at Salter's Hall, London, a course of ears being much the majority, in all probalectures on the Scripture Parables; which, bility, the average number of kernels in when published, will for the fourth vo an ear exceeded fifty. The size of kernel lume of Dr. Collyer's Lectures.

followed the seed, larger and smaller. A work will issue from the Caston The quantity of land somewhat more than press, early in the spring, in parts, by : square perch, and, believe to a yard, Mr. J. ASPIN, entitled, a Systematic the one hundred and fifty fourth part of an Analysis of Universal History, presento acre, making the acreable quantity of the ing a compendium of history, chronio. crop 3 quarters, 2 bushels, i pints, and a

fraction, or about 60 fold. The seed sown 89, genealogy, and geography, methodie

was after the rate of two pecks to full one cally arranged, and illustrated with ex

bushel per acre, as nearly as I can judge planatory and critical remarks; an intro

or calcnlate. The straw weighed, Jan. 2, ductory essay will be prefixed, on the 491 lbs.; chaff, 10 lbs. The exterual rows pature, definition, and classification of produced more of these in proportion, as history and chronology, and the systems of corn. Quantity of straw per acre (salof various writers. The work will ex. ro errore) 7661 Ibs, or 3 tous, 8 cwts. 45 tend to four quarto volumes.

los, which make nearly 5f loads trussed Mr. Joun LAWRENCE, during the past for mai ket. Chaff per acre 1540 lbs." summer, made an interesting experiment Mr. LAWRENCE will repeat the same on the effects of the Tulliani husbandry; experiment this year, on a somewhat his account of the results of which is larger scale, of which also we shall be worthy of being transferred from the glad to see the results. Farmer's Journal to our pages.

The Paris Spectator, containing ob. “ The breadth of the land was fifty: servations on Parisian manuers and cusseven inches, Tull's last aud approved mea. toms at the cominencement of the eighsure ; a double row in the centre, twelve teenth century, is printing in two vo• inches apart for the hand-hoe, with intervals lunes. right and left, each of the width of 221 The Editor of the Cheap Magazine,

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57 published with merited patronage at bodies capable of depolarising light, Hardington, has announced a new pe- may be divided into seven classes :ticdical miscellany, on a plan of similar 1. Those that have a neutral axis, and utility, to be called The Monthly Moni- produce a double image; with respect for, or Philanthropie Museum; the chief to which the theory is evident. 2. Those object of which is to prevent crimes by that have a neutral axis, but produce stimulating virtue.

only a single image, as the human hair, The Rev. Jonn Evans, author of a In these bodies he supposes that two collection of valuable Essays called “The images are really produced, but that Ponderer," and master of Park-row Aca- they coincide with each other. 3. Thosa demy, Bristol, proposes to publish by that have no depolarising axis, but desubscription, in one volume 8vo. Me polarise light in every direction, as gum moirs of the late William Reed, of arabic. These he conceives to be comThornbury; including extracts froin his posed of layers, placed one over the Correspondence, and Selections from his other, each of which has a depolarising Poctical Productions, As an author, axis; and as these axes are placed in Dir. Reed is known only by a few songs, every direction, the body acquires the and by two papers in the Ponderer ; he property of depolarising in every direcó has, however, left several productions tion. 4. Those bodies that have an in MS. in addition to an extensive cor. approximation to a neutral axis, as goldrespondence.

beater's skin. 5. Those that have an A work is about to appear, entitled approximation to a depolarising axis. Dialogues, Moral, Satirical, Critical, 6. Those that allow the light nearly to Biographical, Philosophical, and Specus vanish, but not quite, at erery alternate lative, between Pompey and Cesar, (wo sector, as oil of mace. 7. Those that dogs of London, as overheard under the allow it to vanish entirely at every al. Piazzas in Covent Garden ; taken down ternate sector, as calcareous spar, when verbatim by Comos Cerberus, esq. the light passes through the shorter

A translation is announced in 8vo, axis. with a plan and map, of Giraud's Cam Mr. Salt, in his Voyage to. Abyssinia, paign of Paris in 1814, to which is pre- says, as he approached the Peninsula of fired, a Sketch of the Campaign of Aden, he was much struck with the sin, 1813.

gular appearances which the sun put on An improved edition of Mr. Boum's as it rose. When it had risen about Gazetteer, with references to Authorities, half-way above the horizon, its form will speedily be published.

somewhat resembled a castellated dome: Guy Mannering, or the Astrologer, when three parts above the horizon, its by the author of Waverly, in three vo- shape appeared like that of a balloon; lumes, will appear in the course of Fe- and at length the lower limb, suddenly bruary.

starting up from the horizon, it assumed A new method of operating for the the general forın of a globe flattened at care of Popliteal Aneurism, has been the axis. These singular changes he employed in Dublin, by Mr. Crampton, attributed to the refraction produced by Surgeon General at the King's Military the different layers of atmosphere through Infirmary, with the most complete suc which the sun was viewed in its progress. cess, which seems to open new and iin. The saine cause made the ship in the portant views with respect to the treat- bay, look as if it had been lifted out of ment of diseased and wounded arteries the water, and her bare masts seemed in general,

to be crowded with sail; a low rock also Beautiful specimens of flax and bemp' appeared to rise up like a vessel, and a were lately exhibited to the Linnæan projecting point of land to rest on no Society, prepared by machinery invented other foundation than the air; the space by Mr. Lee, without water

ter-steeping, or between these objects and the horizon dew-retting. The advantages of the having a grey pellucid tinge, very disa plan are, that the produce is greater and tinct from the darker colour of the sea. better; and the green part of the plant -- In the Red Sea, Mr. Sale says, all the is preserved, which furnishes very good islands are composed entirely if marina food for cattle, and is an excellent alluvies strongly cemenied together, and manure. The seed also is preserved. fornuing vast and solid masses, which

Dr. BREWSTER has made some im- may not improperly be termed rock, the portant discoveries on the depolarisation surface being covered, in parts only, with of light by ditferent bodies, animal, ve, a thin layer of soil. , 'The larger portion getable, and mineral. It appears that of these remains consists of corallines, Moztuzy Mag, No. 265.

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Literary and Philosophical Intelligence. [Feb. 1, madrepores, echini, and a great variety public meeting at Paris. A sentence of sea-shells of those species which ap was dictared to one of the deaf and pear to be still comnion in this sein. dumb, and by him communicated to one Dalrymple's hypothesis respecting the of the blind, who immediately repeated formation of coral islands, has been ge- it in a loud voice. He, in his turn coin. nerally admitted to be correct, for those municated to another the sentence dicnot elevated more than one or two feet tated by the meeting, who instantly wrote above the level of the ocean; since the it down on a tablet. moment one point of coral rises to its The method which M. Parmentier had surface, birds will of course resort to it, employed for preserving potatoes, during and there leave shells, bones, and other fifty years, is to divide the potatoes by semains of their food, which, in time, rasping or grating them. Their aggreproducing vegetation, may continually gation is destroyed, the net work of the accumulate until the whole mass he. fibres is torn, and the vascular tissue is come a solid stratum of earth. But broken, to force out the water and fecuthis does not solve the present difficulty, la enclosed in them. The grater inay for on these islands large pieces of madre- be fastened to a mill-stone, wbich greatpores are found, disposed in regular layers, l, abridges the labour, and it night be full twenty feet above the level of high- improved by adapting a fly-wheel to it, is water mark.

order to regulate the motion, and faciMr. Myers terminates his late pub- litate the play. This mill will dispatch lication on the Means of Improving th forty-eight' bushels of potatoes, while Condition of the Poor, with the follow- twelve workmen can make 120 pounds ing conclusions:

of fecula, which is the same as starch. 1. Men of landed property, as well as The medals in bronze celebrating the others of fortune and influence, should af achievements of Napoleon le Grand, ford encouragement to the lower classes amount to 130) in number, and in execuof society, and one of the measures is an increase in the pumber of farms, and a

tion will perhaps for ever remain unri.

valled. They are sold in many shops in conseqnent dimination of their magnitudes.

2. Each cottager in the country should London, and are now valued at double have a piece of ground for the production their weight in silver. These medals re. of potatoes and other vegetables for the cord all the events of his career, ciril as maintenance of his family; and, if cottages well as military, with appropriate devices. for this purpose were erected on the waste The various overthrows of the confede. spaces by the road-sides, and inhabited rated assailants of France, and their by the honest and deserving, they would breaches of treaties, are represented in contribute much to public comfort and very striking emblems.—No period of safety.

history was perhaps ever so fully and so 3. Each cottager who cau purchase a indelibly recorded as that of the reign of eow, should be enabled to keep ber at a Napoleon, by means of these exquisite inoderate expence; and, that the loan of

medals. small sums, to the industrions and de

M. Debure has just put to press a serving of the lower classes, would not only be a great individual benefit, but a very important work, under the title of public good.

L'Egypt sous les Pharaons; ou l'Hisa 4. The institution and patronage of Be- toire de l'Egypt avant l'invasion de nevolent Societies, for the reliet of the Cambyse." The author is versed in the sick and aged, deserve peculiar attention oriental languayes, and is posses:ed of from the landbolders, and afford opportu- many original materials. nities of exercising influence, and of em. Professor BURNOUP is preparing 2 ploying the talents comunitted to their Commentary on the Speeches iis Thwcycharge.

dides. 5. The instruction of the rising generation becomes an object of serious importance to society, and one of the principal At Petersburgh are established four. springs upon which its welfare depends. teen printing offices, three of which be

long to the senate, to the synoch, au to Dr. Guille, director of the Royal the war-office. Among the others are Blind Institution at Paris, has been pertaining to the academies, or open enabled, by an infallible method of his to the public, one prints works in the own invention, to establish an imme- Tartar language, and one prints music. diate and perfect intercourse between The foreign booksellers and libraries are the blind, and the deaf and duinb. thirteen in number; the Russian establish. The first trial of this ingenious prac. merits of the same description, amount to hice. was made before a humorous Rearly thirty. There are many reading

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