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Such an account will be given of every useful, commercial information will be article as will render it easily understood, added. As this work will be published and, in such a manner as to bring into a in the French language, by H. Caritat, at Imall compass the most valuable ideas Paris, American authors and publishers and interesting facts, in every depart. will have an opportunity of having tbeit ment of science and the belles-lettres, productions made known throughout and to make known to the people of the Europe : for which purpose it will be United States the productions of men of necessary to make early communications genius and talents in Europe. As of them to Ifaat Riley 6 Co. at New York, a fuitable introduction to this work, by whom arrangements will be made the Editor proposes to give a Catalogue relative to both works, for the conve raiferné, of Greek, Latin, Englifo, Frencb, nience of subscribers in every part of the Spanifs, and Italian books, selected from United States. The second work will be the best bibliographical and periodical comprised in numbers of about 32 pages works that have appeared in France, octavo, and published monthly at Paris, and which will present a brief retrospect at 25 cents each. Subscriptions re. of the literature and science of past ceived at the Anthology Office. years. A good catalogue of books in The long expected Tour of Colond foreign languages is much wanted by Thornton through various parts of men of letters in America, many of France, a splendid work, which has been whom are unable to make a proper selec nearly three years in hand, is now nearly tion from a want of a suitable means to ready for publication. It will be comguide their choice. The Editor has prised in two volumes imperial quarto, (pared no pains in making a collection, illustrated by about eighty beautiful enwith a particular view to the United gravings in colours, by Mr. Scott and States ; and he indulges the hope, that other artists, from original drawings, de. the profeffors of universities, colleges, scriptive of the country, cuftoms, and and academies, the members of learned manners of the people, taken by the infocieties, and the lovers of literature and genious Mr. Bryant, who accompanied the arts, in general, will find in the the Colonel expressly for that purpose. Lumbers of the Continent of Europe, or the This tour was performed during the celo Peris Corrependent, much useful bibliogra. fation of hostilities, toward the concluphical intelligence, and valuable infor- fion of the year 1802, and the route be, mation in all the various branches of hu- ing entirely different from that usually Lan knowledge, and that they will hon- taken by English travellers, no small de our the present undertaking with their gree of information and interest is expects patronage and support. The first ed to result from the perufal of the work. park will be printed in English, and To the sportsman in particular it cannot published every month, by Ifaac Rio fail to prove highly gratifying, as we by Co. of New York. Each num- have no account whatever of the state her will contain at least 48 pages 8vo. of sporting in that country. Another price 50 cents. The materials necessary edition of the work will appear at the to commence and carry on the work are fame time in royal quarto, with the trendy provided, and will in future be plates uncoloured. regularly furnished by H. Caritat from Mrs. Opie's Şimple Tales are in a state Paris. The publication will commence of forwardness. a foon as a sufficient number of fub. Letters to a Young Lady, from the Gribers are obtained to defray the ex- pen of Mrs. West, have been published ples of the undertaking The in England.
cond work, entitled L'Amerique du In the Electoral Library at Munich 5d, Le Correspondent des Etats Unis, have been discovered the four Gospels, defigned to exhibit to the inhabitants and a Liturgy of the eleventh century, Europe an account of all the publica. in small folio, on fine white parchment, sos, productions, discoveries, and im. written in a beautiful distinct character, ozenears, in the United States. It and in the highest state of preservation.
contain the various articles in all the They are very fplendidly bound, and brazches of literature and science, ar. ornamented with precious stones and
red under proper heads, with an ana- pearls : the clasps are of gold, and they al account of the same, in the man, are lettered on the back with ivory. * proposed as to the first parc. The A Secret History of the Court of St. des of goods, publick stacks, and other Cloud, in a Series of Letters from a Ger
aleman at Paris to a Nobleman in Lon . The Honourable Mrs. Damer has predon, will appear immediately.
lented to the Corporation of the Ciiy of The universal and heartfelt tribute of London a marbie Buit of Lord Nellon, gespeet which has been paid to the me, which is to be placed on an elegant marmory of the late lamented Lord Nelson, ble pedestal, and depofited in the Counhas communicated its influence to the cil-Chamber at Guildhall painters and poets ; and many, very ma- In about a month's time Meffrs. Loy. py, have, ever since we had the advice dells will pubiita portrait oi Lund 10 of his death, been exerting all their son, which is now engraving by Larlom, powers to perpetuate bis praise and im- from a piciure painted by Sir William mortalize his fame. They began with Beecbey, and prelented to the Corporamixing marks of their regret with the tion of the City of London by this luce illuminations for his brilliant victory, in Alderman Buydeil. which the blazing windows bore testir We saw this picture soon after it was mony to the feelings of the inhabitante, finithed, and though it one of the trielt H in words that blaze, and thoughts that buruan
that Sir William Ittchey ever painicdr It must be acknowledged, however,
It is a mult spirited and animaça pure that some of the inscriptions were more
trait, marked with mind and appropriate
character, bui pot painted to be viewed hmilar to readings in Westminster-Ab
upwards of twenty feet above thit eye, hey, than to the transparencies of a re
and at that height we were very much joicing-night.
mortified to see it exhibited in the Jean, the artist, of Newman ftreet, ex
Council-Chamber at Guildhall, where it hibited a transparency of Britannia, with
is placed immediately over the seat of the usual infignia of Fame, the victories
the Lord Mayor. But justice to the of the gallant Admiral, and on the weft
memory of our lamen:ed kiero demands fide an urn, with the followiug inscrip
its removal to a situation nearer the cve; tion :
for here the whole portrait appears of a Fritannia, vidor, ever muft deplore
one tone of colour, and the bomurable Her darling Hero, Nelson, now no more !
scar in the Admiral's forehead, which was The inscription at the house of Me.
a remarkable mark, is enurely lolt Ibe Abraham Goldsmid was peculiarly ap portrait of Lord Rodney, which is to propriate and intelligent. Between two
painted that it would admit of being cordons of lamps, in transparent letters, placed at a greater height, is about I rejaice for my country, but mourn for my iwelve feet from the eye. The fruation friend.""
of the two portraits mighi be changed, But setting aside these little effufions and Lord Nelion put in the place now of the hour, we find that several great appropriated to Lord Rodney, and vice works are in hand on the occasion.
verfu.--Londa Montb. Retrej.cc. Meffrs. Boydells intend having a very Advices recently received irom Naples capital picture engraved in the first tyle in contain further details relative to the ugcommemoration of the event, but we be rolling of the manuscripts discovered at Lieve bave not yet eptirely arranged the Herculaneum. Eleven perions are at plan, though it will be laid before the prefent employed in unrolling and copypublick in a few days.
ing. The manuscripts hitherto inspect. Mr. West and Mr. Heath have an ed amount to about 140, eight of which nounced and advertised their plan. have already been interpreted and trans
Mr. Copley bas stated that he intends mitted to the minister Seratri, that they painting a large picture on the same fub- may be examined by the Academy, and
ordered to be printed. These manuicripts We have, beside these, many advertise are, fix of Epicurus, entitied, ligi gins ments from other artists who intend Quow, On Nature. Another is by Phi. publidhing memorials on a fnialler scale. lodemus ; its gitle is, algi tās Opris, On
Mr. Orine has advertised an engray- Anger. The eighth wants both the ing from a pieture to be painted by Mr. title and name of the author. It treats Craig ; and Mr. Ackermann, we have of nature and the worship of the gods. been told, will almalt immediately pub. The next four are almost entirely exlith a highly-finished graphick record of plained ; but they have not yet been the Admiral's victories, &c., surmounted transmitted, becaule Mr. Hayter and the with a paral trophy in honour of his me- Abbé Foti, of the order of St. Basil, jointmory,
... ly are to superintend their publication.
Island of Nisida...lake of Agnano...grotto del Cane...baths of St. Germain.
The lake of Agnano is one of circumference. There were vathe objects which is pointed out to rious species of wild fowl sporting the curiosity of a stranger. It is on its surface. They appeared to about four miles from Naples. Af- be conscious of the security they ter passing the grotto, there is a enjoyed, for they suffered me to house on the road side, where a come close to them without disguide is taken to conduct him to composing themselves. The surthe lake, and the grotto del Cane. face of the lake is sometimes alThe man was instantly ready, and most covered with them. It forms was bringing as usual a torch and a part of the territory devoted to a dog. The poor animal was the hunting pleasures of the king, meagre and feeble, and was unwiland no vulgar sportsman ever lingly dragged along. I had no dares disturb the tranquillity of wish to see him tortured, and in the place. As the king seldom sisted upon his being released, and hunts here, the birds live unmohis actions seemed to me more lested, and multiply continually. expressive than words could have Nothing could be more pictur· been. When the man let go the esque than this lake surrounded rope which was round his neck he by hills ; its smooth surface was did not immediately run away, but unruffled by the slightest breeze, looked up at us and seemed to the wild ducks were swimming wonder how he had escaped his and diving in perfect security ; accustomed torture; he continued there were no houses to be seen, thus till we drove off, and then a few goats were reposing under turned slowly round and returned the shade of some trees on one to the house.
side, and except these there was The guide got up behind the cothing to interrupt this delicious carriage and we soon turned off to solitude, which recalled to my the right. After passing for some mind the fabled tranquillity of the time beautiful fields highly culti- golden age. vated, we descended a hill and On the side of one of these hills came in sight of the lake, surroun- is situated the grotto del Cane. ded by hills. It is a beautiful This is only a hole in the side of piece of water, about half a mile in the hill, closed with a gate. It is
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