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By the munificence of the Pope, the triumphal Arch of Titus at Rome will be soon restored to its ancient splendour. The labors of the workmen employed on the Coliseum proceed rapidly, and it is expected, that this ancient monument will soon appear in its pristine state. An Egyptian obelisk, covered with hieroglyphics, which formerly belonged to the Circus of Aurelian, and which was given to Pope Ganganelli by a Princess of the House of Barberini, will be placed in the Square of the Two Apostles.
A Collection of Classic Greek Authors, with a latin Version, and Commentaries, is now in the press, at Turin. The Collection of Latin Classic Authors, published by the same editors, had already obtained an assured success, when a rival enterprise was undertaken in France, under the direction of M. Lemaire, a distinguished scholar. This circumstance, however, so far from abating, has only added to their zeal, and their efforts have been such as might be expected from their profound erudition. The new collection, on which they are now engaged, will comprehend the principal Greek writers, in verse and prose, as Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon, Polybius, Diodorus Siculus, Plutarch, &c.; Demosthenes, Socrates, Eschines, Lysias, &c.; Homer, Anacreon, Pindar, Eschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, &c. The text and notes will be according to the edition of Deux Ponts, and those of Leipsic and Strasbourg, published under the direction of the celebrated Reitz, Schweighouser, Reiske, &c. A specimen of four pages, which the editors have added to their prospectus, gives an assurance, that they will render it more perfect than the original editions, and that the collection will be, at the same time, a monument of typographic art. The Collection of Greek Classics will form about twenty-four volumes, in royal 8vo. on vellum paper. The price is fixed as follows:-for each volume
under twenty-five sheets, or four hun dred pages, 8 francs; from twenty-five to thirty sheets, 10 francs; from thirty to thirty-eight sheets, 12 francs, and every volume above this, 15 francs. The portraits of authors, and such other engravings as may be inserted in each volume, to be paid for separately, at a moderate price.-Subscriptions are received at Turin, by theWidow Pomba; at Paris, by Chasserieau; and at the Central Office of the Revue Encyclo pedique, where the prospectus is placed for inspection.
The Anthologie of Horeme announces, that a new edition of the work of the Abbé Andres, on the Origin, Progress, and present State of every Species of Literature, is publishing at Pistoja.— The imperfection of this work, which is frequently vague, and, sometimes, even incorrect and partial in many respects, is generally felt and acknowledged. The present editors promise, that these defects will be corrected, and that the present edition will contain whatever the sciences and Belles Lettres have produced worthy of notice, since the first publication of the work. The observations made on the subject by the editors of the Anthologie, as it regards the history of Italian literature, are highly judicious. They insist on the merit of the history of Ginguené, which aims at making us acquainted with the works, rather than with the lives of their authors. It is in their writings alone, that we can discover the facts and ideas which the historian should quote, as well through gratitude, as to do justice to their merits. Dr. Brewster, an English physician, having lately examined the works of Benvenuto Cellini, a celebrated goldsmith of the sixteenth century, attributes to him the merit of an original observation on the phophorescence of the Spath-fluor. This remark is the more houourable to Dr. Brewster, as it has escaped the Italians themselves.
There is now exhibiting at Messrs. Payne and Sons, Silversmiths, Unionstreet, Bath, a beautiful Silver Vase, of exquisite workmanship, and of the value of upwards of one hundred guineas, intended as a present from the inhabitants of Frome, Somerset, to their late Curate, the Rev. S. H. Cassan, now Curate of Mere, Wilts.
The following Inscription is elegantly engraved :
"To the Rev. STEPHEN HYDE CAS
SAN, A. M. the undaunted champion of the doctrines and privileges of the Established Church, and late Curate of Frome, Somerset, this piece of plate is presented by a considerable number of his Parishioners, as an affectionate tribute of their personal regard, and as a lasting memorial of their unfeigned respect for his public talents, and his private worth, 1822."
Mr. I. Harrison Curtis, will commence his next course of Lectures, on the
Anatomy, Physiology, and Diseases of the Ear, and on the Medical Treatment of the Deaf and Dumb, early in October.
We are requested by "The Committee for the distressed Irish," to publish the following circular.
Dr G'Shaughnessy's Letter to his Clergy. "Dear Sir, "You will mention from your Altar, on Sunday next, that Dr. O'Shaughnessy, R. C. Bishop of Killaloe, requests that the Pastors of the distressed dietricts of the said Diocess should, at their respective Chapels, excite their flocks to unite with the Clergy in expressing their heartfelt and everlasting gratitude, for the unexampled, necessary, and timely relief, administered to them, through the paternal jufluence of our beloved Sovereign, by the kind generosity of the government, and by the numerous donations of our Benefactors in Ireland; but above all, by our truly charitable Protestant Benefactors and Fellow-subjects in England.
"This work of mercy originated with our generous and compassionate friends in England, by whose zeal and piety immense sums poured in on the London Tavern Committee of Management, by whose anxiety for our relief, all possible means were adopted-Charity Ser mons, Benefits of Balls and Theatres-and having tried all other measures, collections from door to door were resorted to, with considerable.
"In the history of the world is there to be found an instance of such benevolent feelings as is now manifested-and by whom by the illustrious English Protestants, in favour of the destitute Roman Catholics of Ireland.
"As the apprehension of famine must soonbe done away, by the prospects of an abundant harvest,this same great nation is turning its thoughts towards a supply of night and day covering, for men, women, and children, of our half naked peasantry.
"Heavenly God! can those wretched poor people ever forget such kindness.-[Here let the congregation kneel down.]-Therefore, with our heart and voice, let us offer our fervent prayer to the throne of the Eternal God, humbly and earnestly beseeching him, that every spiritual and temporal happiness and prosperity may be the reward of this unheard of muniticence, in favour of the destitute population of this unfortunate country."
"August 3, 1822."
Mr. Elmes's Memoirs of the Life and Works of Sir Christopher Wren, are in great forwardness, and will be published early in the ensuing winter.
Mr. Daniel Mackintosh has made considerable progress in the second edition, revised and enlarged, of the History of Scotland, from the Invasion of the Romans till the Union with England; with a Supplementary Sketch of the Rebellions in 1715, and 1745:together with Remarks, illustrative of the National Institutions of the Scots, the Progress of Education, and Literature, Agriculture, Manufactures, and Commerce, in one large volume. 12s.
Mr. Brodie has made considerable progress in a bound edition (with the addition of some new Cases) of Pathological Observations on Diseases of the Joints, in 8vo. illustrated with plates.
Mr. Charles Mills, author of the History of the Crusades, &c. &c. is preparing for publication, the History of Rome, from the earliest period to the termination ofthe Empire, in 10 vols. 8vo.
Mr. Aston Key, Assistant-Surgeon of Guy's Hospital, is preparing for publication a new Edition of Sir Ashley Cooper's work upon Hernia, with Notes, &c., illustrated with plates.
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Speedily will be published, in Svo. No. 1. of Anatomical and Physiological Commentaries. By Herbert Mayo, Surgeon and Lecturer in Anatomy.
Mr. Overton, of Chelsea, has in the press an entire new View of the Apocalyptic Numbers; shewing the 666 years of the Babylonian beast followed by his forty-two months' power, reach from the third of Cyrus to the final desolation in Judea, A. D. 136, which Daniel's vision extended to; then after a thousand years appeared in Rome against the Waldenses, &c. whose souls rest with Christ the present thousand; after which Infidel Gog in the last effort will perish with the beast for ever, and the endless sabbath of rest begin.
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Translation of Legendre's Elements of Geometry.-A translation of this classical and popular work on Geometry, which has gone through so many editions in France, is now in the press, and will be published in a short time, The work is edited by Dr. Brewster, and under the sanction of M. Le Chevalier Legendre, who has communicated several important additions to the editor. As all the diagrams are en
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barley and oat crops are much below an average.
DEVON.-The harvest is got in, and the farmer avers that for a number of years past the ears of corn have not been so productive as in the present. Notwithstanding the rain, the crops have been well housed; and very little damage has been sustained by the continued showers which so frequently prevailed. The wheat crops are universally good. Beans and oats will give a very defective produce, and barley partially so on light grounds. Turnips have every where planted well, and there is not the least appearance of the fly.
HANTS. The barley crop, though good in some places, is not generally so as the wheat; the number of ricks of that grain is far greater than ever before known.
MIDLAND COUNTIES.-These Counties appear to have suffered some injury from the rains, which did not fall, in the most northern, until the sickle was about to be put in motion. Some fields of wheat were laid, but not sufficient to affect, in any material degree, the average crop, which is on all sides declared to be excellent.
NORTHERN COUNTIES. Nothing can be more gratifying than the accounts from these Counties. It is too often the case in this division of the kingdom, that the summer lasts only long enough to bring the corn to full growth, and then deserts it, subjecting the agriculturist to a dreadful loss at the very moment he anticipated a full remuneration for his past labours. That is happily not the case in the present season, for the northern farmers are now reaping a noble crop of wheat, and there is every probability of their closing their labours as prosperously as they have hitherto carried them
SOMERSETSHIRE. The wheat has been stacked or brought home. The injury done by the partial rains is not material to the wheat. The lent grain has improved, but the oats and barley will prove short.
SUSSEX. The weather has been highly favourable to the harvest, which enabled the farmers generally to get up the whole of their wheat in very prime condition; and so much so that in many instances it was taken from the field to the barn floors for immediate threshing-a finer crop never was known.
SCOTLAND.-Scotland appears to be doubly fortunate this year; it is honoured with the presence of the Sovereign, and has every reason to expect an abundant harvest. The potatoes have a most beautiful appearance. The crops in Argyleshire never looked better, but they are, at least, fourteen days later than those around Glasgow. In the Highlands the crops generally promise well, and on the western coast they are excellent.
IRELAND. The accounts are various, speculative, and consequently fluctuating. But from there being new grain in all their markets, and that in large quantities, we are convinced that the harvest is unusually early; and we have a strong proof of its abundance in the content and plenty its produce has already spread in those counties where it is the most forward.
FRUITS.-We never recollect a more plentiful or more early year for fruits in general than this has been. The wall fruits are extremely fine, and are to be had in all counties, and in all markets, in great plenty. Apples will be very abundant, and are unusually large, probably owing to the profuse rain with which our orchards have been fertilized. The quantity of cider expected to be made will be considerable.
COTTON.-There is little variation
vades has been very steady, and though no general advance in the prices can be stated, yet the market is more firm, and the Sugars from 52s. a 57s. have realized higher rates.
In Refined goods there is no alteration; the quantity at market is quite inconsiderable, and the few buyers have difficulty in finding the small parcels SUGAR. The demand for Musco which have been wanted during the