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THE

Eclectic Review.

MDCCCXXIV.

DECEMBER-JULY.

NEW SERIES. .

VOL. XXI.

Φιλοσοφιαν δε ου την Στωικην λεγω, ουδε την Πλατωνικην, και την Επικουρειον σε
και Αριστοτελικην' αλλ οσα ειρηται παρ έκαστη των αιρεσεων τουτων καλως,
δικαιοσυνην μετα ευσεβους επιστημης εκδιδασκονία, τουτο συμπαν το ΕΚΛΕΚΤΙΚΟΝ
φιλοσοφιαν φημι.

CLEM. ALEX. Strom. Lib. l.

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PAGE.
Adam's Private Thoughts on Religion

188
Andrew's Hebrew Dictionary and Grammar, without Points

261
Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year 1824

365
A Vindication of the Authenticity of the Narratives contained in the first
two Chapters of the Gospels of St. Matthew and St. Mark

328
Baker's History and Antiquities of the County of Northampton, Part I. 125
Bakewell's Travels in the Tarentaise and various Parts of the Greciao and
Pennine Alps, &c.

306

Beauties of Dwight

92

Birt's Summary of the Principles and History of Popery

408

Bowring and Van Dyke's Batavian Anthology

273

-'s Specimens of the Russian Poets

59

Brown's, Dr. Memoirs of the Public and Private Life of John Howard, the

Philanthropist

414

Burchell's Travels in the Interior of Southern Africa

493

Border's, H. F. Lectures on Religion

54

Mental Discipline

446

Burns's Plurality of Offices in the Church of Scotland examined

463

Chalmers's, Dr. Statement in Regard to the Pauperism of Glasgow

93

Children's Friend

476

Child's Companion

476

Magazine

476

Clarkson's Thoughts on the Necessity of improving the Condition of the

Slaves in the British Colonies, &c.

97

Conder's Star io the East

563

Consersations on the Bible

562

Cottû's Administration of Criminal Justice in England, and the Spirit of the

English Government

385

Cruise's Journal of a Ten Months' Residence in New Zealand

158

Dick's Christian Philosopher

439

Drew's Attempt to demonstrate from Reason and Revelation, the necessary

Existence and essential Perfections of an Eternal Being, &c.

290

Drummond's First Steps to Botany

379

Gospel Tract Society

476

Hall's, Robert, Address on the State of Slavery in the West India Islands 280

Harvard's Narrative of the Establishment and Progress of the Mission to

Ceylon and India

435

Henderson's Appeal to the Members of the British and Foreign Bible Society

539

Henniker's, Sir Frederick, Notes during a Visit to Nubia, the Oasis, Mount

Sipai, and Jerusalem

Hinton's New Guide to Prayer

265

Hodgson's Letter to M. Jean Baptiste Say on the Comparative Expense of
Pree and Slave Labour

97

Irby and Mangles's Travels in Egypt aud Nubia, Syria and Asia Minor,
during the Years 1817 and 1818

1

Jerram's Tribute of Parental Affection to the Memory of a beloved and only
Daughter

169

Johnson's, Dři Private Correspondence of Wm. Cowper, &c. Esq.

193

Jones's Greek and English Lexicon

PAGR.

114

83

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189

THE

ECLECTIC REVIEW,

FOR JANUARY, 1824.

Art. I. 1. Notes, during a Visit to Egypt, Nubia, the Oasis, Mount

Sinai, and Jerusalem. By Sir Frederick Henniker, Bart. 8vo. pp.

340. (Plates.) Price 12s. London. 1823. . 2. Travels in Egypt and Nubia, Syria and Asia Minor, during the

Years 1817 and 1818. By the Hon. Charles Leonard Irby, and
James Mangles, Commanders in the Royal Navy. Printed for

private Distribution. 8vo. London. 1823. YOUNG ENGLAND is running to look at old Egypt, the

sleeping beauty of two thousand years ago, upon whom Time, the great enchanter, turned the key, when we, a nation of yesterday, were a mere embryo,---our ancestry scattered over the wilds and woods of Germany, or sweeping the Northern seas. All her caverns, and temples, and pyramids have been shut and sealed during great part of this long interval; and now, behold the charm is dissolved, and the whole of their furniture--gods, mummies, and amulets, are found as they were left, the very colours of the paintings as fresh as ever! Why, what is Pompeii to this spectacle? That is only an exhumated city ; but here is a whole country brought to light, after having been invisible to Europeans for nearly a score of centuries. Poor Burckhardt has the merit of having led the way into Nubia ; but Mr. Bankes, who travelled in 1815, is believed to have been the first Englishman that ever succeeded in gaining the Second Cataract. In 1816, M. Drovetti, the ci-devant French consul in Egypt, together with his two agents, Rifaud and Cailliaud, accomplished the same enterprise. They were speedily followed by Mr. and Mrs. Belzoni, Captains Irby and Mangles, the Earl of Belmore and Dr. Richardson, and, in 1820, by Messrs. Waddington and Hanbury, who outventured them all. Mr. Legh, who preceded Mr. Bankes, ascended the Nile no further than Ibrim; Mr. Hamilton, Colonel Leake, and Mr. Hayes, no further than Deboud. Norden, who travelled eighty years ago, could only reach Derry; and PoVol. XXI. N. S.

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