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scription, An Essay on Transparencies ;' it late Arthur Murphy, Esq. will be publishwill be dedicated by permission to Her ed immediately. Majesty, and their Royal Highnesses the The prospectus of a new periodical Princesses Augusta, Elizabeth, Mary, So- work, to be published by subscription, has phia, and Amelia ; one large quarto vo- just appeared. It is to consist of a series lume, price two guineas.
of short and simple essays and songs, calA new edition of Harmer's Observa- culated, in their general operation, protions on divers Passages of Scripture, en- gressively to assist the musical education larged and corrected by the Rev. Adam of young ladies at boarding schools, it will Clarke, A. M. is nearly ready for publi- be caled The Musical Mentor, or Si. cation.
Cecilia at School : the whole written and The Rev. W. Shrubsole's Christian Me- composed by Mr. Dibdin. The publicat on moirs, or New Pilgrim's Progress, the third will consist of twenty-six mumbers, one of edition improved, with a Life of the All- which wil: be issued every fortnight; the thor, by his son, is in the press.
whole making an elegant quarto volume; The Rev. Mr. Hewitt, Fellow of Hertford price of each number eighieen-pence; the College, will issue from the Clarendon first number to be issued May 30th. press, a New Translation of Grotius on Speedily will be publisherl, A History of the Truth of the Christian Religion. The Birds, for the use of young people, by the numerous testimonies in the notes, which, late Mrs. Charlotte Smith. in the edition of the original, now is- The seventh volume of Dr. Shaw's Zoosuing from the same press, are accommo- logy, containing Birds, is nearly ready for dated to editions prior to 1680, will in this publication. translation be adapted for convenience to In the press, and to be published by recent editions. Å few notes will be added subscription, A new Translation of Ovid's to those of Grotius and Le Clerc, by the Metamorphoses into English blank verse Translator.
by J. J. Howard, Esq.; two volumes. Proposals have been circulated for Mr. Belfour, the translator of the Musipublishing by subscription, a volume of ca, and Fabulas Literarias of Yriarte, is Sermons, by Dr. Benjamin Grosvenor, se about to publish a new and improved lected from a collection in the possession edition of Jarvis's version of Don Quixote, of the Rev. John Davies, of Lymington, embellished with superb engravings, and Hants. The volume will contain bis inost illustrated by notes historical, crit cal, ands admired Sermons, which are exceed ngly literary, from the pens of Mayans, Bowle, scarce, and others equally excellent which Viconte de los Rios, Fellicer, and other are little known. The work wili be edited able commentators : containing remarks by Mr. Davies, and a recommendatory on the life and writings of Cervantes, preface will be written hy the Rev. David anecdotes of his contemporaries, and parti· Bogue, A. M. The work will comprise culars of the manners, customs, and state +420 pages octavo, closely printed, price se- of literature of the time in which he lived ; · ven shillings to subscr bers, and eight shil- forming a more faithful, spirited, and lings to non-subscribers. The volume to classical edition of that immortal work be paid for on delivery.
than has hitherto been submitted to the The first number will very shortly he public. 'ready of Illustrations of the most remarks- In the press, and will be published in the able scenes in Scotland, from Pictures by present month, The Poems. of Ossian in William Scrope, Esq. F. L. S. to be pub- the original Gaelic, with literal translalished in Numbers at the price of one gui- tians into Latin, by the late Robert Mac*nea each,
farlan, A. M. ton ther with a Dissertation A Catalogue of the Particulars of the
on the Authenticity of the Poetns, by Sir MSS Collations and Books with MSS John Sinclair, Bart. and a Translation from Notes, of the late James Philip D'Obville, the Italian of the Abbé Cesarott's Critical Esq. purchased hy the University of Ox- Dissertation on the Contioversy respectford in 1805, for 10251. will shortly being their authenticity, with notes and a printed.
supplemental Essay, by John M'Arthur, A Catalogue Raisonnée of the very exten- LL. D.; three volumes, royal octavo. sive and valuable collection of Books Mi, White Wilkinson in ents to publish deposited in the British Museum, is now in the course of a few weeks, A Review of in contemplation; and it is hoped that the Bishop of Llansiall's Two Apologies for it will not be long before the public will be Christianity and the Bible. favoured with a specimen of it.
Mr. W. W. intemis, also to publish a The Works of Sallust, translated by the companion volume to the abure, and about
the same time, under the title of The Reli- In the Press, Shuckford's Sacred and gion of Reason.
Profane History of the World Connected Mr. Byerly has in the press his long with the Creation and Fall of Man, revised promised volume of Poems, which may - and corrected by Adam Clarke, A. M. to be expected to make its appearance about form three handsome Vols. 8vo, with the middle of the present month.
Maps. - Also Prideaux's Connection, printSoon will be published, in large quarto, ed uniformly, in 4 vols. with the Life of No. I. of the British Gallery of Pictures, the Author, now first prefixed, which couin two series. The first series containing tain bis Answer to the objections against, a description of the cabinets and galleries and Illustrations of, some parts of his .Conof Pictures in Great Britain, embellished nection, with Maps and a fine Portrait. with engravings, on a small scale, from all University of Oxford.—The following the best and most interesting paintings in subjects are proposed for the Chancellor's the different collections.----Each collec- prizes for the present year. tion of magnitude being distinctly illustra- For Latin Verse-Plata Fluvius. ted by a concise history of its formation, For an English Essay--On Duelling. and a description of its contents.
The Trustees for the Hulsean Prize in The second series will contain a history the University of Cambridge have given of painting and its professors, embellished notice, that a premium of forty pounds will with highly finished specimens from the be given for the best “ Critical Essay on works of the most celebrated masters, the ninth book of Bishop Warburton's Die selected from the finest examp'es in Great vine Legation of Moses." Britain ; together with a descriptive elu- The Hulsean Prize for the present year, cidation of the peculiar excellence of is adjudged to the Rev. Samuel Berney each painting, and anecdotes of the pice Vince, B. A. Fellow of Kivg's College, for tures. The historical and descriptive part an Essay on the following Subject,
" The by William Young Ottley, Esq. "The en- Propagation of Christianity was not ingravings by Mr. P. W. Tomkins, Histori- debted to any secondary causes.” cal Engraver to Her Majesty, wo has the The subject of the poem for Mr. Sea management of t'ie éxecutive part of the ton's prize for the present year is “ The work; Mr. L. Schiavonetti, Mr. A. Car- Shipwreck of Paul.” don, and other eminent engravers : the The subject appointed by the Vice •whole under the superintendance of Henry Chancellor for Sir William Browne's meTresham, Esq. R. A.
dal, are for the present year, is Odes A Carthusian has circulated proposals “ In obitum Gulielmi Pitt.” for publishing by subscripticn, a Historical Account of the Charter-House, compiled from original documents, and the M. Hammer, Councellor of Jurispruworks of Herne and Bearcroft. This un- dence, has bequeathed to the Norwegian Sodertaking will contain the Origin of the ciety of Sciences at Copenhagen, the sum Charter-House, as a Monastic Institution, of 20,000 Danish crowns, a valuable liwith a brief account of its Founder, and brary of printed, and MS. hooks, and a the order established there; also the Dis- museum of Natural History; the interest solution of the Priory by the Grand Dila- of that sum is to be employed in propidator of religious houses, Henry VIII. moting a knowledge of the Natural History It will then proceed to detail the Risc, of Norway. Progress, and Present State of the Charter House, under Mr. Thomas Sutton's en- M. A. Labaume bas translated the dowment, with Biographical Notices of Asiatic Researches into Frencb; they are of several men eminent for their talents, published at Paris in two quarto volumes, learning, and piety, who were cherished with notes and engravings, and are printed and educated within the walls of that at the Imperial Press. The author has most noble foundation. And will con been assisted by M, Langles, a learned clude with an Abstract of Charters and Orientalist. M. L. has availed himself of other authentic documents, which relate his advantages of science and opportunity, to the different establishments The work by illustrating the work, with many notes, is intended to be embellished with vignettes particularly to the geographical, philologicharacteristic of the work; and a portrait cal, and historical memoirs. The papers on of Mr. Sutton ; and will be comprised in Physiology and Astronomy have been retwo volumes octavo, printed on superfine vised and annotated by M. Delambre. paper, and on a new clear type. The sub- MM. Cuvier, Lamarck, and Olivier, have scription One Guinea. It will be published paid corresponding attention to the departin the 30th of March, 1807.
ment of Natural History. M. Marcel,
under the direction of M. Langles has cast virus to Dr. Milne at Bussora. Dr. M. aftwo accurate fonts of the Bengallee charac- terwards sent it to Bombay, and inoculated ter, the first used in France. To M. M. and several persons of the crews of the vessels his predecessor M. Dubois-Laverni the trading to Bussora, and also transmitted it work is indebted for very great typo- to Bushire, on the Persian gulph, and to graphical correctness. (Recherches Asiatiques. Muscat; on the Easteru frontiers of Ara2 vols. 4to. plates, 84 fr. Treuttel and bia. Its introduction into the British posWurtz.)
sessions in the East Indies was promoted M. Fouchy, Perpetual Secretary of the by the efforts of the Government. (Histoire Academy of Sciences, commenced a collec- de la Vaccination en Turquie, en Greece et aux tion of Memoirs presented by learned Indes Orientales, par Jean de Carro MD. ófr igners to that society. From 1775 to M. Chr. Theoph. de Murr has published 1786, eleven volumes appeared: the l'evo- at Weimar, a work denominated the Autolution hindered the completion of the graphy of celebrated characters; he has twelfth, then in the press. The present In- collected and published a number of autostitute wished to follow this example, but graphs of illustrious persons of different that intention could not be fulfilled on ac- ages. The first number contains on twelve count of some of its regulations, as ar- plates, specimens of the hand-writing of ranged at its formation: this inpediment the following eminent characters-Cathahaving since been removed, the class of rine II. Empress of Russia-Voltaire Mathematical and Natural Science has em- J. J. Rousseau - D'Alembert-Lutherhraced the opportunity to fulfil its engage- Melanethon - Jerom Cardan- Calvin ments with many learned foreigners, who Kepler-Peirese - Aldrovandus ---Sigonius had transmitted many approved memoirs, -Petrarch-Tasso-Frederic II. of Prusand has published a selection of them in sia - · Leibnitz -- Philip III. of Spain, and one quarto volume. Mémoires présentés à Isabella his daughter — Loyola-Ribadel'Institut de sciences et arts par divers savans neira -- Lipsius — Salmasius-Victorius etrangers. Sciences Mathematiques et Phy- Muretus-Christiana Queen of Swedensiques. vol. 1. 4to. 12 plates 22fr.
Maria Anna, Queen of Portugal-Malageida — Albert Durer --- Pirkheimer-J.
Cochleus. Dr. Carro bas published at Vienna an M. J. G. Link has hed at Leipzic interesting work detailing the progress of the History and Physiology of Animals in Vaccination in Turkey, Greece, and the 2 volumes. The first volume contains the East Indies. From this history it appears, general physiology of animals; the anathat the first person who introduced it at toiny of their solid and fuid parts, their Constantinople was Lord Eigin, ambassa- substance, strength, external conformador from the Court of Great Britain : who tion, &c. The second volume contains inoculated his own son. He received the 'particular physiology: the structure and pirus and directions from Dr. de C. As this functions of the intestines of animals. trial terminated happily, several other (Versuch einer Geschichte und Physiologie; Christian children in that city were vacci- 2 vols. 8vo.) nated with success. The Grand Seignior in order to set
an example, and to forward The Literary Society at Pisa have pubthe introduction of this species of inocula- lished the works of G. S. de Coure'l, vol. 1. tion into his dominions, caused a child, in containing the first volume of his Select the Seraglio to be vaccinated; this however English Parnassus, translated into Italian had no effect on the minds of the Turks, verse. The pieces of Poetry conta ned in who obstinately refused to receive the prof- this volume, consist of Miitoa's Il Pensefered benefit. Lord Elgin afterwards in & L’Allegro--Satire by Lord Rohis travels through Greece introduced the chester--and several lyrical poems by practice at Athens. From Athens it tra- Cowley, Denham, Otway, and other atvelled to Salonica, by means of the Eng- thors. (Opere di Giovanni Salvádore de Coxlish Consul, and Dr. Lafont. Vaccina- reil, Tomo 1. 8vo. Pisa.) tion was introduced into Western Greece by Dr. Moreschi of Venice, who sent the qirus to several physicians at Spalatro, Sa- A biographical work has just appeared at Ione, Teachi (anciently Ithaca), and Pa- Lisbon, entitled, Portraits and Busts of trasso in the Peloponesses ; Cephalonia, Ce- Men and Women who have reflected Lustre rigo, Zante and Corfu, from whence it was on the Portuguese Nation by their Emisent to Butrinto in Macedonia. The pence in Virtue, Literature, Arms, and Eng'ish Resident at Bagrlad, forwarded the Arts; both Natives and Foreigners, ancient
and modern, &c. The Portraits which em: gator; the second was an illustrious Warbellish this Work are copied from undoubt- rior; the third also shone in Arms, and ed Originals. The Lives of the selected was for twenty-two years Governor of CenIndividuals are coucisely narrated from the ta, the fourth, was High Chancellor of best Authorities. The first number contains Portugal, and excelled in Law and Politics. four Heads; 1 Don Henrique, 2 Alvarez The last of th’se great men died in 1404 ; Pereira, 3 Pedro de Menezes, 4 João das the others lived at a later period. (Retratos Regras. The first was renowned as a navi. È Bustos dos Varões e donas, &c. &c.)
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AS we appear to have referred to Mr. Fuller's sentiments, in reviewing his “ Dialogues,” p. 161. in a manner liable to misconception, we lay his letter to us on the subject before our readers, declining any comment; it is scarcely necessary to observe that our words were “the” not a certain dominion of motives," as their meaning seems to have been correctly understood.
TO THE EDITOR OF THE ECLECTIC REVIEW.
In your No. for Feb. 1807, p. 161, speaking of my sentiments on the atonement of Christ, you say, “ In this part of his views Mr. F. has no controversy with the Arminians, though he considers that it is foreknoen to whom this atonement will really prove beneficial, and they contend that it is contingent. Here they are at issue on a point of fact; the real question, however, on which this difference chiefly turns, is a question of mere mental science, whether moral accountability consist with a cerinin dominion of motives on the human mivd.”
If I understand the meaning of this critique, the amount of it is this: that with respect to the atonement, I am of one mind with the Arminians, though as to its effects being foreknown, or contingent, there is yet some diffGrence between us; and that as to this, the question on which it chiefly turns is a question of mere men. tal science.
If, Sir, I had been conscious of the justice of this account, or even if it had been