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Review of New Publications. [March, duction of the Latin, as much as .pos- Dorchester Gaol - The Bible Newton, sible to the self-intelligeat form of a Boyle, Paschal, Clarendon - The Playnative language, must render the Ma. house, Bagnio, Tavern - Travelling in dras system of similar easy adaptation France Historic Facts, of the Bible to a dead language. We speak of
Grand Discoveries respecting the Soul, course in the infancy of the thing, by Surgeon Lawrence - Voltaire - Mr. and all we mean is, that, furnish the
Locke - Diderot - Condorcet - Sir Isaac
Newton - The Brains - The Prophets copia verborum, and the Madras pro
and Apostles --Lazarus - Verdict of Reacesses will then apply in Latin as in son - Addison - Miss H. More.. - BriEnglish, with the simple substitution
tish Review South Sea Islander Tbe of parsing for spelling.
Catechism and Bible - Stubborn EnglishMr. Marriott, who is a very able - Lord Byron His Retreat-Emand very exemplary Clergyman, will, ployments - Don Juan - its Beauties we are convinced, take these hints as and Mockeries - Death of Infidels-Engwe mean them, namely, that be will land's Duty - Religion in America, &c. pursue the subject, and let pot his &c. &c." well-meriled laurels become a mere In conclusion the Oxonian says, family trophy. We cordially wish
“I am, Mr. Bull, with the highest that he may favour the world with &
esteem and respect, and with the strongplan in detail, which may convert bis
est anxiety, that your good old honest, Isthmian crown into a statue, voted patriotic, Christian character, may never by public approbation. We have be changed, your cordial well-wisher.” merely indulged in the hints which we “ Should this letter, Mr. Bull, gain bave given, because we koow that no your attention, I shall take an early opperson can either write or speak La- portunity of laying before you the contio classically and idiomatically by the trast, in a letter, descriptive of the Royal mere means of such dictionaries as Triumvirate, of which the late worthy Duke those now in use. We bave no ideas
of Kent, our late venerable Sovereign, his of instructiog a clever man who has
present Majesty, and his amiable Daughmade himself master of a particular leading characters.”
ter the late Princess Charlotte, will be the subject; but we know that classical students, from the defect mentioned,
66. The Palace of John Bull contrasted are now obliged to travel in woods
with the Poor House that Jack built. where there are neither roads or di.
8vo. pp. 24. Greenland. rection-posts. We ourselves have had a nine-years education in a public stem the torrent of Sedition ; con
A WELL-MEANT endeavour to school, and know that we acquired cluding with a Loyal Song, and illusour knowledge of Latin composition rated by Eight neat Copper-plates. solely by memory and selection, and imitation"; and we do not remember
67. The Emigrant's Guide to Upper Cawith pleasure castigations originating
nada ; or, Sketches of the present State in the defects of our Dictionaries.
of that Province, collected from a re
sidence therein during the years 1817, 65. The Radical Triumvirate ; or Infidel 1818, 1819. Interspersed with ReflecPaine, Lord Byron, and Surgeon Law
tions. By C. Stuart, Esq. retired Caprence, colleaguing with the Patriotic Ra
tain of the Honourable the East India dicals to emancipate Mankind from all
Company's Service, and one of his Ma. Laws Human and Divine, with a Plate
jesty's Justices of the Peace for the WestEngraved for their Instruction. A
ern District of Upper Canada. 12mo. Letter to John Bull, from an Oxonian
pp. 335. Longman and Co. Resident in London. 8vo. pp. 50.
THIS will be found an indispenHatchard.
sable Guide to those who are inTHIS iş not the production of an
clined to visit Canada, and aa amusordinary Pamphleteer. The Bill of
ing volume to those who are not. Fare is,
The Author writes from actual ob" John Bull's Island--Metropolis, Jury
servation, and authentic documents ; Carlile Radical Reformists - Tom Paine Don Juan --- House that' Jack
and the prospects beld out by him built - Bible Society - Army and Navy
are pleasing and satisfactory. The Dukes of Kent and Sussex - Admin Topography and the Climate are well ral Lord Gambier A sprightly Radi described; and the terms on which cal. – Messrs. Burdert, Wolsely, Hunt, settlers are received by the GovernWatson, Thistlewood, Cobbett, and Co. ment fully explained.
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A Refutation of the Objections to the March 10. -Sir William Browne's me. New Translation of the Bible. By J. dals — The subjects for the present year BELLAMY, Author of the “Anti. Deist,"
-- For the Greek Ode: Monuoouun. &c. For the Latin Ode: “Ad Georgium Quar A Volume of Sermons by Mr. BRADtum, Augustissimum Principem, Sceptra LEY, of High Wycombe. Paterna accipientem." – For the Greek A New Quarterly Journal and Review, Epigram : “Inscriptio, in Venam Aquæ to be entitled “ The Investigator.” The ex imis visceribus Terræ Arte eductam." object of this Work is to connect sound
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detiled Religion, and to the best Interests A Catechism on the Evidences of Chris. of Society, without distinction of Sect or tianity, by the Rev. Dr. Yates.
Party. Sermons on the Death of his Majesty Picturesque illustrations of Buenos George Ill. by the Rev. J. Davies, the Ayres and Monte Viileo, consisting of 24 Rev. T. PINCHBACK, and the Rev. GBORGE Views, and faithful representations of the: BURDER.
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press. The work we are informed, when The Truth, Nature, and Universality bound, will constitute twenty-four volumes of the Gospel; a Sermon preached at in atlas folio; but as the whole is in loose Stirling, June 29, 1819; by RALPH WARD
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very numerous, amounting to more than Seasonable Advice to Youth on the three thousand prints and drawings, the Study of the Scriptures. By the Rev. work is susceptible of great additions, F. A. Cox, A.M.
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The Life of Brainerd; by the Rev. Dr. ments to almost any extent. The key 10 STYLES.
this treasure is to be found at Mr. 'PripThe Picture of Yarmouth, embellished hook's. with Twenty Engravings, and a Ground The History of the Rebelliou iu 1745 Plan of that ancient and populous Bo and 1746- containing the causes of the rough ; by John PRESTON, Esq. Collec Pretender's defeat at Culloden, and a rator of his Majesty's Customs for that Porto riety of interesting Anecdotes bitherto un.
The Adventures of Thomas Eustace, known. By CHEVALIER JOUNSTONE, Aideof Chinnor, Oxfordshire, who fled from de-Camp to Prince Edward Charles Stewhis Apprenticeship at Amersham, and was art and Lord George Murray. With an shipwrecked off the coast of America, account of his subsequent adventures in when he hung by his hands, to the side Scotland, England, Holland, Frauce, Rusof the Ship, for eighteen hours, in con sia, and America. The Manuscript of Che., sequence of which he lost his limbs, but valier Johnston was originally deposited was at length restored, and became the in the Scots College at Paris. Master of Amersham Workhouse, in 1818. An Account of Timbuctoo and Housan By a CLERGYMAN.
Territories in the Interior of Africa, by
[March, EL HAGB ABD SALDM SNABDENIE, a na to undergo the attentive perusal of every tive of Marocco, who personally visited one who professes to understand the His. and resided as a Merchant in those in tory of Europe, and the political relations teresting Countries. With Notes, critical of its different Stales. It embraces a peand explanatory, by J. G. Jackson, lale
riod of 800 years. British Consul at Vera Cruz, &c.
Mr. BowPITCH, the conductor of the ce. A History of the Zodians, illustrating Tebrated Mission 10 Ashantee, has just the natural origin of Public Institutions published the interesting Travels of Mr. and the influence in society of the prin. Mollies in the Interior of Africa. These ciples and expedients of political economy. Travels, performed by a Gentleman whose
A Series of Characteristic Portraits of alventurous spirit was not to be daunled the Cossacks attached to the Prussian even by the tremendous shipwreck of the Army which occupied Paris in 1815 and Medusa, in which he was involved, record, 1816; with ample details of the History, we understand, some very important GeoManners, and Customs of the different graphical Discoveries ; they make us acTribes to which they belonged.
quainted with the sources of the Senegal, Le Guesta d'Enrico IV. in Italian verse, the Gambia, the Rio Grande, and the Fa. by Mr. GUAZZARONI, autbor of the Italian leme, and correct the erroneous notions Grammar, &c.
entertained respecting the situation of the A Geological Primer, in Verse, with a source of the Niger, and the course of that Poetical Geognosy; or, Feasting and Fight- river, which has been a subject of so much ing; and sundry right pleasant Poems; speculation. to which is added, a Critical Dissertation
LITERATURE IN GREECE. on King Cool's Levee, addressed to the The Greek Journal, Hermes No Logios, Professors and Students at the University for Sept. 1819, contains, among other of Oxford.
articles, a memoir in the form of a letter, A new and splendid Edition, in Monthly of the services rendered during (wenty Numbers, of the Genuine Works of Ho. years, to Greece, by the brothers Zosi. garth ; from the original Plates purchased mas—they are both numerous and im. from his Executrix, by Messrs. Bordert,
“ These worthy and respectable and now the property of Messrs. Bald. sons of the country,” says the writer, WIN, CRADOCK, and Joy. These plates " could no longer endure to see it cohave the advantage of Hogarth's last vered with the shades of ignorance ; but thoughts, and the present Impression of concluded that to be rendered happy, it them is to be superintended by Mr. must be enlightened. They have estabHeath, and illustrated by Mr. NICHOLS. lished at Joavnina, in Epirus, their na
Taxidermy; or, the art of Collecting, tive country, a school of the first order, Preparing, and Mounting objects of Na. bava enriched it with an excellent library, tural History for the use of Museums and have assigned considerable funds for the Travellers.
emolument of professors, have granted “Royal Virtue.” A Tour to Kensing. pensions to poor students, and bave spared ton, Windsor, and Claremont, or a con. no expense to assist in raising their unfor. templation of the character and virtues of tunate country. To their munificence we George 111, the Duke of Kent, and the one the Greek Bibliotheca of Mr. Coray, Princess Charlotte, in the scenes where with its excellent commentaries, the fruit they were principally displayed.
of much study and learning. The eldest
of the brothers Zosimas bas resided from We long felt surprize that Mr. Coxe's his youth at Moscow. The venerable mo. excellent History of the House of Austria ther of the Emperor Alexander, being a has not reached a new edition, particu. few years ago in that ancient capital of larly as the Work is no less interesting the Czars, desired to see the benefactor of tban elaborate, and much admired abroad, Greece, caused him to be presented, enbeing in fact the only regular bistory of tered into conversation with him, with that family in any language. A strong distinguished good-will, and among other proof of its merit and authenticity has things said to him "M. Zosimas, the been given by those who must be coi) benefits which you confer every day on sidered as competent judgee; for the arch your countrymen, are known to my son, dukes John and Louis, in their passage and to me : continue them! and assure. through Salisbury, honoured the author yourself, ihal independently of our sawith a visit, and ihanked him, not only in tisfaction, the blessings of those whom their own names, but in those of the Em. you render happy, will rise even to hea. peror and the archduke Charles, for the ven. Turning afterwards to the other able and authentic manner in which he Greeks who were present, "Gentlemen," had illustrated the History of their House. said she, “this is the true ornament of At length, however, we have the satisfac. tion to announce a new edition, in five Mcssrs. Zosimas have formed at Mos. volunjes octavo, of a work which onght cow a considerable collection of antiqui
1820.} Antiquarian and Philosophical Researches. 253 ties, &c. with which they purpose some come the means of distributing througbday to enrich their native country, Greece. out Greece, a succession of important
The Greek printing-office establisbed at works, destined to contribute to the res Chios, has began its labours. The first generation of that classic counuy. work ite has produced, is an excellent dis. At Zagori, in the province of Epirus, a course by Professor Bambas, at the open grand college is about to be established. ing of the great college of Chios. This is The voluntary contributions towards this so well executed, and printed with so much voble undertaking ainount to about 3,0001. elegance, that even the Parisians speak of M. Neophylos Doucas, a learned eccle. it as wortby to be attributed to the Paris siastic, has given for his share a sum appress. This establishment bids fair to be proaching to 5006
ANTIQUARIAN AND PHILOSOPHICAL RESEARCHES.
which, as well as the sphynx, the tablets, * In our former Numbers * we have fre. walls, and platform, on which the little quently had the satisfaction of noticing temple stood, were covered with red paint, the important discoveries made by M. · which would seem here, as in India, lo Caviglia and Mr. Salt amongst the Py. have been appropriated to sacred purramids of Egypt. 'The most splendid of poses ; perhaps as being the colour of M. Caviglia's labours was that of uncover. fire. A granite altar stands in front of ing the colossal Andro-sphynx, in front the temple, one of the four horns being of the pyramid of Cephrenes. The la still in its place, and the effects of fire bour was immense : it cost him three visible on the top of the altar. On the months incessant exertion, with the as side of the paw of the great sphynx, and sistance of from 60 to 100 persons every on the digits of the paws, are Greek in. day, to lay open the whole figure to its scriptions ; as also on some small. edi. bare, and expose a clear area, extending fices in front of the sphyvx, inscribed to 100 feet from its front; a labour in the Sphynx, to Harpocrates, Mars, Her. which they were greatly impeded by the mes, to Claudius, (on an erasure, in which moveable nature of the sand, which, by can be traced a former name, that of the slightest wind or concussion, was apt Nero,) to Septimus Severus (over an to run down like a cascade of water, and erasure of Geta), &c. fill up the excavation. This colossal figure A rich harvest of Antiquities has been is cut out of the rock; the paws, and some obtained in exploring the contents of seprojecting lines, where perhaps the rock veral of the ruined edifices and tumuli was deficient, or which may have been re which, when viewed from the top of the paired since its first construction, being great Pyramid, appear in countless numcomposed of masonry.
bers scattered among the pyramids, exOn the stone platform in front, and tending on the left bank of the Nile, North centrally between the paws of the sphynx, and South as far as the eye can reach, which stretch out fifty feet in advance of They have been mentioned by travellers, the body, was found a large block of gra. but never examined before with the at. nite, two feet thick, fourteen high, and tention they merit. The stone buildings seven broad. It fronts the East, as does to which they gained access, by freeing the face of the sphynx, is highly embel them from the sand and rubbish with Jished with sculptures in bas-relief, re wbich they were choked, and which Mr. presenting two sphynxes on pedestals, and Salt supposes to be mausoleums, are gea priests presenting offerings, with a welle nerally oblong, with their walls slightly executed hieroglyphical inscription be. inclined inward from the perpendicular, neath : the whole corered at top, and pro. Bat-roofed, with a parapel rounded at lected as it were with the sacred globe, top, anıl rising about a foot above the the serpent, and the wings. Two other terrace. Their walls are constructed of tablets of calcareous stone, similarly pr. large masses, made nearly to fit with each namented, were conjectured, with the other, though rarely rectangular. Some former, to have constituted part of a tem have door-ways, ornameuted above with ple, by being placed one on each side of a rolute, covered with hieroglyphics ; the latter at right angles to it. One of others only of square apertures, graduthem was in iis place, the other thrown ally narrowing inward. The doors and down and broken. A small lion couchant, windows are all on the North sides ; per. with its eges directed towards the sphyox, haps because least exposed to the windwas in front of this edifice. Several frage carried sands from the Libyan desert. The ments of other lions and the fore-part of inside of the walls of the first he examined a sphyox, were likewise found; all of was stuccoed, and embellished with rude
paintings; one of which represented the * See vol, LXXXIX. i. pp. 349. 445. ii, 62. Sacred Boat, another a Processian ; and
254 Antiquarian and Philosophical Researches. [March, in the Southern extremity were found a communication made by Capt. Edw. Fre. several mouldering mummies, laid one derick to the Literary Society of Bombay. over the other, in a recumbent position. After adding some general observations Many of the bones were entire ; and on on the ancient condition of that once flou. one skull was part of its cloth covering, in- rishing city, he proceeds to describe the scribed with hieroglyphics. The second existing state of the ruins, and introduces which he examined had no paintings, but many interesting remarks on the present contained several fragments of statues ; appearance of the country. two of which composed the entire body " that the ruins of the mound lie on the of a walking figure, almost the size of left a short distance off the direct road life, with the arms hanging down and from Hillah ; and à traveller merely sees Testing on the thighs. Mr. Salt thinks Belus's tower as he rides along, and must this was intended as a portrait, the se turn out of his way if he wishes to exaveral parts of which were marked with a mine it, which will occupy a longer time strict attention to Nature, and coloured than travellers generally have leisure for, after life, having glass eyes or transpa. 'as appears from their own acknowledge rent stones, to improve the resemblance. ments, not to notice their dread of being A head was also discovered, which Mr. surprised by the wandering Arabs. Salt describes as a respectable specimen the other travellers who have visited this of art. Many of the fragments of gra- celebrated spot, it would be carrying com. nite and alabaster sculptures give a higher plaisance too far to place implicit conidea of Egyptian art than has usually pre fidence on their relations, as they appear vailed, much attention being shown to the merely to have passed over the ground, marking of the joints and muscles, In and sometimes not even to know that they another of these buildings was a sculp. were amidst the ruins, until their guides tured boat of a large size, with a square told them it was Babel they were riding sail, different from any now in use on the orer. They of course had no time to ex: Nile. In the first chamber were bas amine the heaps of rubbish. reliefs of men, deer, and birds, painted to “Other travellers visited only one bank resemble nature: the men engaged in dif- of the Euphrates, not caring to risk meetferent mechanical occupations. In the ing with the Arabs while gratifying their second apartment there were similar pro- curiosity on the other. From Belus's ductions, -a Quarrel between some boat tower (which is four miles from Hillah in men, executed with great spirit; men en a direct line) there are vo more mounds gaged in agricultural pursuits, plough on the bank of the river for the distance ing, hoeing, stowing the corn in maga. of twelve miles above the tower, when you zines, &c. ; vases painted io vivid co. are shown a small heap of white and red lours ; musicians, with a group of danc furnace. baked bricks, called by the Arabs ing women. Another chamber was with the hummum or bath. I strongly suspect out embellishment; a fourth had figures this to be the remains of a modern build. and hieroglyphics ; and, in a fifth, were ing, from the size, colour, and general aphieroglyphics executed on white plaster, pearance of the bricks, which, in my opias it would appear, by means of stamps. nion, bear not the slightest resemblance to la all the mausoleums which were opened, , those I had previously seen. fragments of mummy cloth, bitumen, and I should imagine, had not been visited by human bones, were found; but, what is any traveller, as it lies at a great distance perhaps most singular of all, in one apart. from the main road from Hillah to Bag. ment or other of all of them was a deep dad ; indeed, no one mentions ever hav. shaft or well. One that was cleared out ing seen it. These are all the mounds, by Mr. Caviglia was sixty feet deep; and, or ruins, as they are called, of Babylon, in a subterranean chamber a little to the that are generally shown to travellers South, at the bottom the well, was found, under the general denomination of Babel: without a lid, a plain, but highly-finished 1 however discovered, after much inquiry, sarcophagus ; and from this it may be that there were some heaps on the right inferred that, in each mausoleum, such a bank, at the distance of some miles from chamber and sarcophagus may be found, Hillah, between the village of Karakoolee at the bottom of the well.
and the river.
“ I accordingly rode to them, and perRUINS OF BABYLON.
ceived that, for the space of about half a All information relative io the once mile square, the country was covered with powerful and mighty city of Babylon fragments of different kinds of bricks, but must excite the most pleasing emotions none of them led me to conclude that in the mind of the traveller and histo. they were of the same size and composirian. Even its very site deeply impresses tion as those found either at Belus's tower, the imagination with an awful sense of or the mound mentioned to be situated beits former greatness.
It is with infinite tween it and Hillah ; I therefore returned, pleasure ve extract a few remarks from somewhat disappointed.”