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CLEM. ALEX. Strom. Lib. 1.
PUBLISHED BY JOSIAH CONDER, 18, ST. PAUL'S CHURCH-YARD,
SOLD ALSO BY
CONTENTS TO VOL. II.
Chi'de Alarique . .
Denby and Leng's Expeditious Arithmetician
Evaus's Sermons on various Subjects
Grant's (Mrs.) Eighteen Hundred and Thirteen, A Poem
tiap Missionary to India .
connected with the Improvement of the Universanding, &c.
Lacey's Discourses for Domestic Use
Modern Parnassus; or the New Art of Poetry. A Poem
Taylor's Parnassian Wild Flowers
. FOR JUL Y, 1814.
Art. I.-1. An Inquiry into the Causes of the general Poverty and De
pendence of Mankind. Including a full Investigation of the Cork Laws. By William Dawson. 8vo. pp. 230. Edinburgh, 1814. Longman, and Co. 2.--A Letter on the Corn Laws. By the Earl of Lauderdale, 8vo.
pp. 89. London, 1814. Longman and Co. 3.—The Speech of the Right Hon. George Rose, in the House of
Commons, on the 5th of May, 1814, on the Subject of the Corn Laws.
8vo. pp. 79. London, 1814. Cadell and Davies. 4.- Observations on the Effects of the Corr Laws, and of a Rise or
Fall in the Price of Corn, on the Agriculture and general Wealth of the Country. By the Rev. T. R. Malthus, 8vo. pp. 44. Lon: don, 1814. Johnson and Co.
WE might have conceived ourselves entitled to expect that,
after the progress which the science of political economy has made, we should not, in a country which boasts of its knowledge and liberality, have had the misfortune to witness another attempt to disturb, by acts of parliament, the established order of nature in regulating the supply of the people's food.
Since the same ideas, however, and the same interests are now likely to prevail, that have prevailed in former times, whạt remains is, to endeavour to remove the ignorance on which false measures are always grounded ; ignorance either among . those who produce, or those who endure them. It is our duty, as well as the duty of all who write, to expiain the subject so completely, and to make the community so well acquainted with the fallacies by which they have been misled, that we may be in no danger of seeing our country injured again by laws tending to diminish the sources which supply its sustenance.
VOL. II. N. S.