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BIOGRAPHY.

Memoirs of John Duke of Marlborough; with his Original Correspondence, collected from the Family Records at Blenheim, and other authentic sources. By W. Coxe, M.A. F.R.S. F.S.A. Archdeacon of Wilts, and Rector of Bemerton. Illustrated by portraits, maps, and militiary plans. Vol. 2, 4to. 31. 3s. bds.

The third volume, which will complete the work, will be published in November.

pear early in September, and that of Rhetoric in the end of Autumn.

ART. X. LIST OF WORKS RECENTLY PUBLISHED.

New Exercises in Orthography; upon a new plan. By Joseph Guy, jun. Master of the Academy, Foley-street, ls. bound.

A Mercator's Atlas of Skeleton Maps, adapted to modern Navigation and Maritime Surveying. By Alex. Jamieson, Author of a Treatise on the Construction of Maps, &c. royal 4to. 6s. 6d. sewed.

Memoirs of the Princess Charlotte, By T. Green. Price 12s.

EDUCATION.

The Eton Latin Prosody, illustrated with English Explanations of the Rules and Authorities from the Latin Poets. In an Appendix are added, Rules for the Increments of Nouns and Verbs, and a Metrical Key to the Odes of Horace. By John Carey, LL.D. Classical, French, and English Teacher. 12mo. 1s. 6d. bound,

Mr. Nichols has published, Poems, Latin, Greek, and English. By Nicholas Hardioge, Esq. M.A. Fellow of King's College. Collected and revised by George Hardinge, M.A. F.R.S. and F.S.A. To which is now first added, (from the Author's original M.S.) an Historical Engraving and Essay upon the administration of Government in England during the King's minority. Written soon after the death of Frederic Prince of Wales. The Latin Poems of Mr. Nicholas Hardinge, (which have been justly characterized as elassical, and worthy of the Augustan age,) were never before printed for sale.

Mr. Nichols has also published a third volume of his "Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century." In this volume, among other interesting articles, are given Memoirs of Nicholas Hardinge, Esq. and his Son, the late Mr. Justice Hardinge, with their Portraits, by Ramsay and N. Dance; with Memoirs of the truly heroic Captain George Nicholas Hardinge; also of John Townley, Esq. with an elegant Engraving of his bust, &c.

The Algebraist's Assistant; being a Compendium of Algebra, upon the plan of Walkingame's Tutor's Assistant: containing, I. The Elements of Algebra, plain and fractional; with concise explanations and numerous examples, with their answers aunexed. II. Equa tions, both simple and quadratic; ratios, &c. with the first steps for the solution of the more difficult Problems. III. Application of Algebra to the investigation and extension of the rules of Arithmetic. IV. Dynamics, or first principles of Mechanics. V. Applica tion of Algebra to Geometry, with

Diagrams. VI. The Resolution of Equations by Approximation, and indeterminate Analysis. VII. A numerous and miscellaneous collection of Examples, for further practice. The whole designed as a question-book for the use of schools and private study. By James Harris, Teacher of the Mathematics, Walworth, 12mo. 4s. bound.

An Introduction to Geography. By Mrs. Sherwood, Author of Little Henry and his Bearer, &c. 2s. half bound.

The History of France, from the earliest periods to the second return of Louis XVIII. By Frances Thurtle, 12mo. 7s. 6d.

The First French Guide, containing an easy Spelling-book and Reading Exercises, &c. By J. Cherpilloud,

12mo.

LAW.

An Abridgement of all the Custom Laws in force in Ireland, and of the laws which regulate the trade from Ireland to and from all places in his Majesty's dominions, and in the dominions of foreign powers; including the duties, drawbacks, bounties, and allowances payable on goods, inward and outward, with rates; particularly where the laws in Ireland differ from those on the same subject in Great Britain. Also a sketch of the origin and progress of Customs in Ireland; a Chronological Table of the Statutes; and a copious Index to the work. By John Heron, of his Majesty's Customs, Dublin, 8vo. 11. 1 s. boards.

MEDICAL.

Observations proving that Dr. Wil son's Tincture for the Cure of Gout and Rheumatism, is similar in its nature and effects to that deleterious preparation, the Eau Medicinale. By William Henry Williams, M.D. F.L.S. Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, 4to. 4s.

MERCANTILE.

European Commerce; or, Complete Mercantile Guide to the Continent of Europe comprising an account of the trade of all the principal cities of the continent, copious tables of their monies, exchanges, weights and measures, with their proportion to those of England; the local regulations of each place, their tariffs of duties, methods of buying and selling, tares and other allowances; together with numerous official documents, ordinances, &c. forming a complete code of commercial in

formation. By C. W. Rordansz, 8vo. 18s. boards.

Universal Commerce; or, the Commerce of all the mercantile cities and towns of the world: containing a geographical description of each place; its weights, measures, monies; course and operation of exchange; imports and exports, &c. with pro forma sales of merchandise from Antwerp, Bremen, Hamburgh, Rotterdam, &c. the net duties payable in Great Britain on importation, and the drawbacks on exportation of foreign merchandise. By the Editor of Mortimer's Commercial Dictionary. 8vo. 10s. 6d. boards,

MISCELLANEOUS.

The Works of Charles Lamb, 2 vols. f.cap. 8vo. 12s.

A Vindication of the University of Cambridge, from the Reflections of Sir James Edward Smith, President of the Linnean Society, contained in a pamphlet, entitled, "Considerations respecting Cambridge," &c. By the Rev. James Henry Monk, B.D. Fellow and. Tutor of Trinity College, and Regius Professor of Greek in the University of Cambridge, 8vo. 3s. 6d.

The twenty-fourth volume (or the third of a New Series) of a complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and other crimes and misdemeanors, from the earliest period to the year 1783; with notes and other illustrations. Compiled by T. B. Howell, Esq. F. R.S. F.S.A. and continued from the year 1783 to the present time, by Thomas Jones Howell, Esq. royal 8vo. 11. 11s. 6d. boards.

Altham and his Wife, a Domestic Tale, foolscap 8vo. 5s. 6d.

Ashford Rectory; or, the Spoiled Child Reformed, containing a short introduction to the sciences of architecture, and heraldry. By Frances Thurtle,

4s. 6d.

New Tales. By Mrs. Opie, 4 vols. 12mo. 11. 8s.

The Angler's Vade-Mecum. By W. Carroll, post 8vo. 9s.

The Edinburgh Gazetteer, Vol. II, Part I. 9s.

Part VIII. of Green's Botanical Dictionary, with plates, coloured and plain.

Part XI. of Aspin's Systematic Analysis of Universal History: containing the fabulous ages of Greece, continued.

The Philosophical Library, a very curious collection of the most rare and valuable reprints of ancient morality,

&c. as for example, the lives and morals of Confucius, Epicurus, and Isocrates; the morality of the East from the Koran, &c.; the political mischiefs of popery, as far as it regards the interests and liberties of the Catholics themselves; a Summary of the ancient Irish Christianity and its four gospels; a LookingGlass for Popes and Priests, with a genuine Catalogue of the holy relics of the Roman Catholic Church. Vol. I. 8vo. 15s. 6d.

POETRY.

The Family Shakespeare: in which nothing is added to the original text, but those words and expressions are omitted which cannot with propriety be read aloud in a family. By Thomas Bowdler, Esq. F.R.S. and S.A. 10 vols. royal 18mo. 31. 3s.

Translations from Camoens, and other Poets; with original Poetry. By the Author of "Modern Greece," and the "Restoration of the Works of Art to Italy," 8vo. 4s.

Bodiam Castle; a Poem in six Cantos, with Notes, 8vo. 10s. 63.

The Gentleman: a Satire, written during the years 1812, 1813, 1814, and 1815, 8vo. 4s.

The Rhapsodist; or, Mes Souvenirs: in an Epistle to Aristus. By Richard Esmond Comeford, Esq. 8vo. 14s. or 4to. 11. 1s. boards.

POLITICAL.

Rational Reform on Constitutional Principles, addressed to the Good Sense of the English Nation. By a Barrister, 8vo. 7s. 6d. boards.

An Inquiry concerning the Population of Nations, containing a Refutation of Mr. Malthus's Essay on Population. By George Ensor, Esq. 8vo. 12s.

THEOLOGY.

A Letter to the Hon. and Right Rev. Henry Ryder, D.D. Lord Bishop of Gloucester. By the Rev. Rich. Warner, of Bath. To which is added, a Biographical Sketch of the late Rev. Archibald Maclaine, D.D. with Notes and Anecdotes. Second edition, 3s.

An Essay on the Fall of Man, and the necessity of a Meidator, proved by argument from the coincidence between reason and fact, and the combined agreement of both with Revelation. By G. Moase. 12mo. 4s.

The Sovereignty of God, in the natural world, and the agency of man, practi.

cally considered: a Sermon, preached before the Master and Elder Brethren of the corporation of Trinity-house, ou May 18, 1818. By the Rev. R. Mant, D.D. Rector of St. Botolph's, Bishopsgate, &c. 1s.

A Sermon, preached in the parish church of St. Mary, Rotherhithe, on May 3, 1818, in aid of the Charity School of that parish. To which is subjoined, an account of the success of the new system of education in Southern Africa. By Robert Jones, D.D. late Senior Chaplain at the Cape of Good Hope. 1s.

A Reply to a Letter written by the Rev. J. Simons, Rector of Paul's Cray, purporting to be on the subject of certain errors of the Antinomian kind, which have lately sprung up in the West of England. By Thomas Snow, seceder from the National Religious Establishment. 2s. 6d.

Plain Preaching; or, Sermons for the Poor and for People of all Ranks. By Rev. R. Mayo. 12mo. 6s.

A Sketch of the History of Churches in England: applied to the purposes of the Society for promoting the enlargement and building of churches and chapels. To which is added, a Sermon, on the Honour of God, in places of public worship. By John Brewster, M. A. Rector of Egglescliffe, and Vicar of Greatham, in the county of Durham. 3s. 6d.

Meditations of a Neophyte; with Notes. post 8vo. 6s. 6d. boards.

Observations on the Doctrine, Discipline, and Manners of the Wesleyan Methodists; and also of the Evangelical Party, as far as the latter adhere to the same system: including strictures on the notions entertained by both, respecting a Divine Providence, and the unlawfulness of amusement among Christians. By the Rev. Latham Wainewright, M.A. F.A,S. of Emanuel College, Cambridge, and Rector of Great Brickhill, Bucks. 8vo. 6s. boards.

Serious Advice to a Young Minister of the Gospel, on important subjects connected with the Christian Ministry. By Joseph Freeston, Author of an Answer to the Question-" Why are you not a Socinian ?" &c. 12mo. 3s. 6d.

Consolation for Mourners: Five Sermons, entitled, Faith's Estimate of Afflictive Dispensations. By the late Rev. John Hill. 1s. 6d.

A Letter to the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of St. David, one of the Patrons

of the London Society for promoting Christianity among the Jews, on the proceedings and prospects of that society; dated Moscow, Feb. 24, 1818. With an Appendix, containing some interesting documents illustrative of the present state of the Jews on the Continent. By the Rev. Lewis Way, M. A. of Stansted Park, Sussex. 2s. 6d.

Sermons on various Subjects. By James Lindsay, D. D. 8vo. 12s. bds.

The Holy Minister, a Sermon, preached at the annual meeting of the Ministers educated at Homerton Academy, May 19, 1818. By Robert Winter, D.D. 8vo. 1s. 6d.

The Apostacy of the Church of Rome, and the Identity of the Papal Power with the Man of Sin. By W. Cunninghame, Esq. 8vo. 4s. 6d.

Scripture and Common Sense, on the doctrines of Regeneration and Baptism. By the Rev. Melville Horne, 2s. 6d.

TRAVELS AND TOPOGRAPHY.

A Journey from India to England, through Persia, Georgia, Russia, Poland, and Prussia, in the year 1817. By Lieut. Colonel Johnson, C.B. illustrated by numerous engravings, 4to. 21. 2s.

A Second Journey through Persia to Constantinople, between the years 1810 and 1816. With a Journal of the voyage by the Brazils and Bombay to the Persian Gulf; together with an account of the proceedings of his Majesty's Embassy under his Excellency Sir Gore Ouseley, Bart. K.S.L. By J. Morier,

Esq. late his Majesty's Secretary of Embassy, and Minister Plenipotentiary to the Court of Persia. With maps, coloured costumes, and other engravings from the designs of the Author. Royal 4to. 31. 13s. 6d.

A Journey round the Coast of Kent; containing Remarks on the principal objects worthy of notice throughout the whole of that interesting border, and the contiguous district; including Penshurst and Tunbridge Wells, with Rye, Winchelsea, Hastings, and Battle, in Sussex : being original Notes made during a summer excursion. By L. Fussell, Esq. With maps, 8vo. 9s. boards.

England Described; being a concise delineation of every county in England and Wales; with an account of its most important products, notices of the principal seats, and a view of the transactions, civil and military, &c. By John Aikin, M.D. being an enlargement of the work by that Author, entitled, England Delineated. 8vo. 14s. boards.

A new History and Description of York. By William Hargrove, 3 vols. royal 8vo. 11. 16s.

Travels in Canada, and the United States of America, in 1816 and 1817. By F. Hall, Esq. late Military Secre tary to Gen. Wilson, Governor in Cauada. 8vo. 14s. boards.

An Autumn near the Rhine; or, Sketches of courts, society, and scenery, in some of the German States bordering on the Rhine. 8vo. 14s.

THE

ECLECTIC REVIEW,

FOR SEPTEMBER, 1818.

Art. I. 1. A Treatise upon the Poor Laws. By Thomas Peregrine Courtenay, Esq. M.P. 8vo. 1818.

2. Considerations on the Impolicy and Pernicious Tendency of the Poor Laws; with Remarks on the Report of the Select Committee of the House of Commons upon them; and Suggestions for improving the Condition of the Poor. By Charles Jerram, A.M. Vicar of Chobham, &c. 8vo. 1818.

3. A Summary View of the Report and Evidence relative to the Poor Laws, published by Order of the House of Commons, with Observations and Suggestions. By S. W. Nicoll. 8vo. 1818.

4. Observations on the Circumstances which influence the Condition of the Labouring Classes of Society. By John Barton. 8vo. 1817.

5. An Inquiry into the Nature of Benevolence, chiefly with a View to elucidate the Principles of the Poor Laws, and to show their immoral Tendency. By J. E. Bicheno, F.L.S. 8vo. 1817.

6. Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee appointed to consider of the several Petitions relating to Ribbon Weavers. Ordered by the House of Commons to be printed, 18th March, 1818.

ORE than four hundred volumes on the subject of the Poor Laws, are enumerated by Sir Frederick Eden, and still this vast and intricate subject, vast as regards its bearings upon human happiness, and intricate on account of its involving in the discussion the fundamental principles of political science, is continuing to employ and to baffle the sagacity of our legislators and philosophers. Not fewer than sixty-six statutes (forty of the number during the present reign) have been passed since the famous 43d of Elizabeth, (which was itself a digest of all the existing laws on the subject,) in order to give perfection to the present system. And now, the eventual abolition of the whole, the clearance of the Statute-Book from the total nuisance of the Poor Laws, is represented as the only adequate remedy for this gigantic mischief, the political plague of

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