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gueville, by R. P. GSILIES, esq. are contemplate the scale on which the ope. nearly ready for publication.
rations of the society are actually cone Mr. WILLIAM L.Inley, late in the duchert, and to reflect upon the single civil service of the East India Company, fact of its having already issued a million has in the press, Sonnets, Odes, and copies of the Holy Scriptures, indepen. other Poems, by the late Charles dent of its vast exertions through kindred LEFTLEY, with a short account of his establishments abroad, without feeling life and writings.
anxious to possess an authentic narrative Mr. LLOYD is printing a translation of of its early history, and to learn by what the Tragedies of Alfieri, which will ap- steps it arrived at its present eminence, pear in the course of the present month. both of reputation and utility.
Early in the month will be published, Rosanne, or a Father's Labour Lost, ån enlarged edition, being the third, of a will speedily be published by LÆTITIA theological treatise, entitled, “ A New MATILDA İLAWKINS, in three volunies Way of deciding Old Controversies," loy BASANISTES.
The Rev. G. S. Faber has nearly Commentaries on the Laws of Moses, ready for printing, the Origin of Pagar including a dissertation on the ancient Idolatry, ascertained from Historical Tes. history of horses and borse breeding, in timony and Circumstantial Evidence, Palestine, Egypt, Arabia, &c. from bie which will form three quarto volumes. blical documents; and an Essay on the John Poulippart, esq. author of the Nature and End of Punishmenis, by the Northern Campaign, &c. is preparing late Sir John David MICHAELIS, lave for publication, the Campaign of Gera been translated from the German, by the many and France, from the expiration Rev. Dr. Alex. Smith, minister of the of the armistice, in 1813, to the abdia Chapel of Garioch, of Aberdeenshire, cation of the throne by Bonaparte. and are now printing in four large vo. The complete Works of the late Rev. lumes octavo.
Robert ROBINSON, of Cambridge, will A second edition of Mr. CAMPBELL.'s shortly appear in eight vols. 8vo. ingenious work on the Corn Laws' is A pair of Celestial lemispheres, proannounced.
jected by Mr. T. HEMING, of Magdalene Early in this month will be published, Hall, Oxford; and engraved by Mr. Sermons on various subjects, by the late Lowry, will
soon be published, with an Re John Evans, Abingdon; and Me. explanatory Treatise for the purpose of moirs of the Author, by ihe Rev. JAMES giving increased facility to the study of IIIntox, and a portrait.
astronomy. A new edition of the Pleasures of Re Mr. R. WRIGHT, a unitarian missi. ligion, in Letters from Joseph Felton onary, is printing a plain View of the to his son CHARLES, with additions, is Unitarian Christian Doctrine, in a series
of essays. The Rev. Join Owen, M.A. recior A new quarterly publication is an. of Raglesham, Essex, and gratuitous se. nounced, under the title of the INQUIRER, cretary to the British and Foreign Bible or Literary Miscellany. Society, has circulated Proposals tor Mr. J. T. BARKER announces the printing by subscription, in two octavo Ship Launch, in three Conversations, volumes, the IJistory of the Origin, Pro- (before, at, and after the sight of that gress, and Present State of the British very interesting spectacle). and Foreign Bible Society. He observes, that scarcely ten years have elapsed, A late number of a Journal entitled since a few instividuals in London and Mines d'Orient, published at Vienna, by its vicinity conceived the design of form. M. de Hammer, gives an extract from ing a society, for the purpose of pro. a curious letter respecting Arabian horses, anting the general distribution of the written by Dr. SEETZEN, and dated Moka, Holy Scriptures, both at home and 14th of November, 1810. The writer abroad. In that design originated the maintains that these animals are less nu. British and Foreign Bible Society; which, merous than bas generally been supposed, advancing progressively from year to and he considers 5,500 as the whole numyear, has established auxiliary societies, ber of horses in all Arabia. He comand other kindred associations, not only bats the opinion generally entertained in throughout the British dominions, but Europe, respecting the beauty and good also in almost every place of considere qualities of ihis Arabian breed. ation, through the largest portion of Christendom; and that it is impossible to M. Millin, editor of the Magazin
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Review of New Musical Publications. [June 1, Encyclopédique, is at present engaged bæa. They furnish some novel ideas on a Tour through Grcece. He has re upon the sites of the four ancient cities cently transmitted to Paris an interesting of the island. M. Bronsted in returning account of the travels in Greece of two stopped at the island of Ithaca, so much Danish gentlemen, Messrs. Koes and celebrated by the farher of lonian poeBronsted, who were at one period the try: on passing by Leucadia to Prevesag. fellow travellers of our countryinan, Mr. he became arquainted with Ali Pacha, Cockerill. M. Bronsted undertook, in an old governor, full of energy and of a 1812, to dig into the ruins of Cachaia, remarkable character. He traversed Alin the island of Zea, near Aiticii. He bania, and was detained at Corfu by obtained three female torsos, one of contrary kinds, llore he found that which is of most singular beauty: a torso
abundance of medals had been obtained of a colossal statue of Apollo Níusagetes: in consequence of the excavations orderthe trunk of a horse, and several interest: cd by General Douzelot. ing inscriptions which were engraved on Messrs. KAPUTANAKI, of Smyrna, the pilasters of the temple. These in. are preparing for publication a complete scriptions contain treaties of peace or System of Universal Geography, in moalliance, written in the Doric language, deriz Greck. That part which relates to with the Etolians of Naupactos, the the Ottoman Empire will be more coAthenians, and the Carystians, of Eupious than in any publication in Europe.
REVIEW OF NEW MUSICAL PUBLICATIONS.
To lie Hero of Vittoria and his brave Com- pal and pleasing pollacca; and the ronda
panions in Arns, who hare excited the by which it is succeeded, though founded Appluure and Gratitude of the present on an old Irish air, is so conducted as to Age, and whose rame will extend with assume, in a great measure, the form and undiminisited lustre to the latest Age, this character of a newly-conceived composiocerture is inscribed by Willion Hougil. tion. The whole is certainly ingenioos 78. 6d.
and attractive, and cannot, as we should HIS overture, which is published in judge, fail to be acceptable to practic krimo, Violino Friino Repienn, l’iolino publication is intended. Seondo, Violino Secondo
Repieno, Alto A Portuguese Air, in Six Variations, for the Dickso, Flanto Primo, Flunto. Secondo,
Pianoforte, anil an Accompaniment for the Fioloncello Primo, Violoncuilo Secondo, Flute, obliguto. Composed and dedicated Double Bass, and Busso Repicno. This to P. Pulma", fsy. by his Friend J. Jay, piece comprises thic movements: une Alus, Doc. 33.61. in common the of four croichets; une Dr. Jay, in his variations to this air, in comaron t'he rif' tuvo cruschets; an las displayed much knowledge of the in. nne in triple time of three quarers. strument for which he writes, and consi. These ecceu! 3d other its good ei derable judgment in general effect, both feet; and wille :lie trails ont fancy and as tu barovony and execution. The orijuicios arraigame and comlinition ginal melody is occasionally highly emof hareumy bespeak the ingentis in bellished without being disguised, and. sound musician, the general result is alich the adscititious matter (without deserting: 93 would prirediteny iirst-rale C!N ille original theme) is darid and fauciful. jser of the present day.
Six Country Dances adil Thirteen Waltzes for Grani !!: litery Rondo for the Piano-korl?; the Piano-Forte; composed by Beethoven.
composed by J. R. Crunc?", csq.L. This is one w: those production) which We have perused these waltzes with prima facie cyinces the band of a 110916. much of the pleasure we should ever exThe passages in general are ieliriousy pics from any productions of Beethoven, cunc ired and juilicisiy aras; 11:e monotonous enibarrassment insepaand the aggregate etlect in such as will sable from a scries of pieces in the same mt fail to sustain the ball and will uncarient time, is here well surmouutEarned professional reportation of the ed as such cases will adinit of, and composer,
would prove, if proof were wanting; that. La Joyeuse Rencontre, a Pollacca und Re: common difficulties vanish before the
do for the Piuro-Forie; cc:ficutch by J. magic wand of real and exalted genius. Gildon, 3s.
"Dout angry be with Annette ;" a suvourité < La Joyeuse Rencontre?! is an origa Ballud, sung by Hisy Bolton, at the Thea
tre Royal Covent Gurder, in the Lord of ideas. If it is a trifle, it is an agreeable the Manor. Written by C. Dibdin, jun. one; and will, we doubt oot, win its way Composed by W. Reeve. 1s. 60. with those who admire simple, appro
The characteristic propriety of the air priate, and unaffected melody. applied to this pretty trifle of Mr. Dibdin's, does credit to Mr. Reeve's taste and judg. The celebrated Gavotte de Vestris, with Va
rjutions for the Piano-forte, with un do ment. If the passages do not claim the
companiment for the Fluie ad libitum. praise of noveliy, they are free and con.
('omposed und dedicated to Miss J. Philo siected, and the effect is precisely what
lips, by T. Lutour. 33. the author must have intended.
This Gavotte, as arranged by Mr. Lam La Joyeuse Rencontre, or the landing at tour, forms an exercise for the piano,
Scheveling, a nero. Military Divertimento forte, that will be found useful and for the Piano-forte; in which is introduced pleasing. The convenience and improvethe Popular Air of Orange Been! Con ment of the juvenile practitioner has puosed and dedicuted to the creuitary been successfully consulted; and every Prince of Orange, by T. Huich. 38. cultivated ear will, we are persuaded, This is one of those little time-serving listen.co che variations with pleasure. pieces in which we never seek for any The Coblur and the Goose, a fuvourite Comic thing schstantial, cr even for the asin at
Son, sunet og by Mr. Lund, at Sarller's permanent excellence. It is lively, pleas
Wells Theatre, in the Aqua Melo Drains ing, and appropriate. To say more rif nj Roheby Castle; uritien by C. Dibdin, it, would be announcing what the coin. jun. composed by '. Reeve. . 15. 6it. poser hiinself never meant.
" The Cooler and the Goose" has all The Suilor's Home ; siing by Mr. Phillips, the merit of being adapted to the place in the recived Opera of Poily, at Drury
at which it has been sung. Those who Lane Thiare. Conposed by J. Purry. laughed at it in the gallery of Sadler's 1s. 60.
Wells, will aga!ı1 enjoy it by their freThis littic song, the words of which are side, and the Laires of Londoit will share also from the pen of Mr. l'arry, exhibits the delight alorded by Mr. Dibdin's a pleasing chai: of easy and lurai in use to the Najads of the New River.
MONTHLY REGISTER OF THE PROGRESS OF BRITISII
ACTS PASSED in the 54th YHAE of the RIIGN of 6C9RGE TIE TIIRD, or in the sea
COND SESSION of the FIFTH PARLIAMENE ojo The UNITED KINGDOM.
YAP. VIII. To provide for the the purpose or defiaying the charge occa
Charge of the dudition to the Pub vizi iy the addition made or to be made lic Funded Debt of Great Brituin for to the pubiic fundeil debt of Great Britain the Service of the Year One ihcusund in:!present year. sight hundred and fourteen.
l'or fixing the CommenceThe sum of 22,257,1001. per contuan
neitt and Termination of Licences to be consolidated annuities standing in the granted for ike Distillation of Spirits.
of the commissioners for the frone Corn or (rivin in Scotland. reduction of the national debt in tee Ti:'? commencement of licence to be the books of the governor and company of both of licemer 1813), to last a year. the Bank of England, shall, from ani
Cap. X. To cimend an det passed in after the 5th day of January 1814, and the l'ifty first Frer of the Rrigir of his the · sum of 36,512,0001. per centumt l'c ??resent timesty, intitulail un lct to pero duced annuities standing in the namus of mit the filterchange of the British and the said commissicners as aforesaid, shall, Irish. Militias respectitely itom and after the 5th day of April, 1314, His Majesty, by this Act, may employ in be carcelled from those days respectively; any part of the Uuited Kindom any part and the interest or dividends which would
of the prerent militia force o: Great Britain have been payable thereon, shall fion
or Ireland, makina a voluntary offer to thenceforth respectively cease 10 be issued serve, without reference to such limitation ; from the receipt of the Exchequer, or to
but the commandi: oficer shall explain to be charged upon the consolidate:i fund; and
the wen ibat their offers are to be volunthe money which would have been appli tary. This act to continue in force until the cable to the payment thereof shall remain, *25 ; of March 1815. and. be a part of the growing produce of the consolidated fuud of Great Britain, forsions of an ict, pussed in the l'orty si.cih
Corp. XI. For extrnding the Provi
(June 14 Yeur of his present Majesty, (for making mentioned, in the proportion of two-thirds better Provision for Soldiers) to Serjeunts of each monthly issue for the Emperor of of the Militia.
all the Russias, and of one-third thereof for Serjeants ot' militia may, by this law, re. the King of Prussia, and to be computed ceive such pensions as shall be fixed in re from the 15th day of June of the current gulations to be made by his Majesty.-Án year; the treasury may therefore issue acilitional pension shall be alloued to ser
bills of credit, and provide books for fund. jeants on being discharged. The provi- ing the same; and prepare hills bearing an sions of the 45th Geo. III. C. 69, apply to interest to be exchanged in lieu thereof.the Act.
Money to be issued ont of the supplies of Cap. XII. To enable his alujesly to the year, to pay the interest and principal augment the Sirticth Regiment to "Ten of these securities, &c.--'The treasury may Battalions, by Enlistment of Foreigners.
appoint officers and clerks to carry this Act His Majesty may add an eighth, winti, into execution, and salaries for their trouble. and tenth battalions, in the sixtieth regi
Cap. XIV. To provide that Property ment, and foreigners may serve therein, tesied in the Arcountant General of the and it may be employed any where out of High Court of Chancery as such, shull, Creat Britain.--Foreign officers may sei ve upon his Deuth, Remodul, or Resignation, and receive pay.
test from Time to Time in those who shult Cap. XII. For giving Edict to cer. succeed to the Office. kuin Engagements of his Majesty with the Cap. XV. For the more easy Reca Emperor of all the Russias and the King very of Debts, in his Majesty's Colony of of Prussia, for furnishing a part of the New South Wales. pecuniary Succorr's for assisting his Allt. Whereas his Majesty's subjccts, trading jesty's suid Jilies, in supporting the Er to and residing in the colony of New South pences of the War with France.
Wales and its dependencies, lie under great Whereas by two several conventions, difficulties, for want of more easy methods aigued at London on the 30th day of Sep. of proving, recovering and levying of debts, tember 1913, it was agreed to issue bills of due to them within the said colony; it is Sredit for vie benefit of their llajesties the hereby enacted, that debts in New Soutlı Emperor of all the Russias and the Wales may be proved on oath before a King of Prussia, for the sum of 2,500,0001. chief magistrate here; that debts to his sterling, or of 15,000,009 Prussian thalers, Majesty may be proved in the same manof the denomination and weight of 1764, ner; and that lands, & c. in the plantations; to be furnished monthly in nanver therein are liable to satisfy debts.
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MONTHLY REPORT OF DISEASES, In the Practice of a l'hysician in Westminster; from April 25 to May 20, 1814. CAT ATARRHUS 12 | Tussis et Dyspnea
. 17 Cynanche Tonsillaris
2 Asthma Pertussis
3 Hæmoptoe Rubeola
* Pleurodyne Scarlatina Anginosa
2 Phthisis Pulmonalis Variola
1 Hydrothorax Erysipelas
Anasarca Rheumatismus 6 | Abdonien Tumidum
2 Tic Douloureux i Dyspepsia.
7 Diarrhea Vertigo
3 Hepatitis Asthenia
& Enteritis Palpitatio .
2 Gastrodynia Angina Pectoris
1 Dysuria... Morbi Infantiles
•10 | Amenorrhoa Prurigo
1 Menorrhagia Psora 31 Hæmorrhoides
21 Since the last report several new cases of catarrh have occurred, and some of the convalescent pulmonics have suffered a relapse. This may be occasioned hy the variations of temperature whirl still continue ; if the middle of the day is warm and genial, the evenings are cold, and perspiration is suddedly checked. Invalids and delicate persons especially should be cautious, and not trust too niuch to the inviting appearance of a briglit san and clear sky--the easterly winds have not yet ceased; their fatal influence on pulmonary aifections is still manifest.
The case of' tiç douloureux occurred in a woman aged fifty, who was first attackert
with the complaint when fourteen years old. She has been subject to it at intervals ever since. The third branch of the fifth pair of nerves appeared to be the parts affected. The pain was excruciating whilst it lasted, and sometimes contined with little intermission for several days successively. Her general health is good, countenance ruddy, the funcțions natural. Having formerly witnessed the good effects of liquor ammoniæ in this very painful disorder, and having received favourable accounts of its efficacy from very remote quarters, from persons who had tried it, in consequence of Wy soggestion in the Medical and Physical Journal several years ago; I recommended it in this instance with considerabie confidence, notwitlistanding the length of time that the complaints had continued.
The two first days no benefit was perceived from the medicine; on the third, the patient felt faint; the pain became less intense, and more contracted; and, in the course of a few days, the dose of the medicine being increased, entirely ceasest.
It seems hardly credible that so painful a disorder should yield to this simple remedy, which I have known to succeed when opinn, cicuia, ctlier, and arsenic, have failed. But the economy of the nerves is yet little understood. It appears highly probable from every inquiry that I have been able to make, that the disease in question is seated in the substance of the nerves, which being exquisitely sensible, a cause so slight as not to produce any visible derangement of parts, 'may yet occasion extreme pain,
Tic douloureux does not occur so frequently, as, from the number of cases that are recorded of'it, might be snpposed. It is conforinded with megrim, rheumatic pains, and spasmodic affections, and the consequences of carious bone and diseased teeth, near the parts affected with pain; and these being relieved by various remedies, tije ti doulourenx is supposed to be cured by them; hence it has been deemed by some, a common disease, and one which readiiy yields to medicine.
I do not remember having observed in any instance of the complaint, an external variation of parts, or general disease of the system; the violence of the pain may excite a momentary Aush on the cheek, and the patient may for a while refrain from eating or taking exercise; but this is not from want of power or inclination, but to avoid exciting a paroxysm of pain, which is often brought on by the slightest touch or motion. Patients who liave sufficient coolness to observe their feeling, remark that the pain is not continued, but comes on in quick sharp twinges or pulses, yet the intermissions are go short as to be hardly distingnishable. I once thought it in some degree connected with a gouty habit, but subsequent experi- nice has not contirnied the opinion; and I now believe that in those cases in which gout alternated with ric doulourenix, the occura rence was accidental. Both diseases are higlıly painful indeed, but the nature of the pain is as different as the symptoms in either disorder are opposite ; neither does there seem any assimilation or correspondence in babit, predisposing to either complaint; in other words, the habit favourable to gout is not more disposed to tic douloureux, than is the constitution in which the disposition to gout is not apparent. Craven street, May 25d, 1814.
SAMUEL FUTUERGILL, M.D.
REPORT OF THE PROGRESS OF CHEMISTRY.
VIR HUMPHRY DAVY has lately read, before the Royal Society, a paper upor
yessel being capable of holding it without being acted on by it so as materially to alter the specific properties of fuorine. When combined with hydrogen it forms fluoric acid, which is safficiently well known for its power of corroding glass, and, with silica and boron, it forms peculiar acids. He detailed also a number of attempts to decoinpose silica, and obtain the substance whichi Sir Humphry has denominated silicon, which he conceives is not a metal, but of the same nature as boron, a body which possesses intermediate properties between sulphur and charcoal. He concluded his paper by some observations on the scepticism of many chemists as to tie nature of chlorine, and statert that it is erroneous to suppose that oxygen is the only, acidifying principle, hydrogen forming as niany acids as oxygen; or that combustion can only take place when oxygen is present: fluorine, chlorine, and iodine, being equally supporters of combustion.
MR. JOHN DAVY has instituted some experiments with the view of investigating the. nature of animal heat. He is inclined to believe that this phenomenon is owing to the change which tlie blood undergoes' during its conversion from the arterial to the venous ştate. It is well known that the specific heat of arterial is different from that of venous blood, and it consequently follows, that, when one is changed into the other, the .evolution of a certain quantity of heat must take place; but, whether the heat' this extricated is the only heat which an animal body generates, has not been satisfactorily shewn. No donbt, there are many other processes continually carried on in the animal machine, which may and do furnish it with heat: and, until we are better acquainted with the intricate parts of playsiology, and more especially with the nature of the influence of