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Art. XIII. LIST OF WORKS RECENTLY PUBLISHED.

fonctions du Système Nerveux. Avec frontispice et six planches, 8vo. 9s.

Tableau Historique et Politique de Malte, et de ses Habitans, depuis les temps les plus reculés jusqu'à la réunion de cette Isle à la Grande Bretagne. Par F. A. De Christophoro Davalos. 8vo. 75.

ANTIQUITIES.

The History and Antiquities of Gainsborough, in the County of Lincoln: together with a Topographical Account of Stow, principally in Illustration of its Claim to be considered as the Roman Sidnacester. With four fine plates and a map, 8vo. 10s. 6d.

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MEDICINE AND CHIRURGERY.

General Views relating to the Stomach, its Fabric and Functions, By T. C. Speer, M.D. Physician in Bath, &c. 8vo. 5s. boards.

A Succinct Account of the Contagious Fever of this Country, as exemplified in the Epidemic now prevailing in London, with the appropriate Method of Treatment as practised in the House of Recovery. To which are added, Observations on the Nature and Properties of Contagion, tending to correct the popular notions on this subject, and pointing out the Means of Prevention. By Thomas Bateman, M.D. F.L.S. Physician to the Public Dispensary, and Consulting Physician to the Fever Institution in London, &c. &c. 8vo. 6s. 6d. boards.

Reports of the Practice in the Clinical Wards of the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, during the Months of November and December 1817, and January 1818, and May, June, and July 1818. By Andrew Duncan, Jun. M.D. F.R.S.E. &c. &c. 8vo. 4s. sewed.

An Account of the Small-Pox, as it appeared after Vaccination. Including, among many Cases, Three which oc curred in the Author's own Family. By Alexander Monro, M.D. Professor of Anatomy in the University of Edinburgh. Illustrated by plates. 8vo. 10s. 6d.

A Memoir on the Congenital Club Feet of Children, and on the Mode of Correcting that Deformity. By Antonio Scarpa,, Emeritus Professor and Director of the Medical Faculty of the Imperial and Royal University of Pavia. Translated from the Italian by J. H. Wishart, Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons.\ 4to. 10s. 6d. boards.

A Popular Treatise on the Remedies to be employed in cases of Poisoning and apparent Death; including the means of detecting poisons, &c. By M. P. Orfila. Translated from the French, under the inspection of the Author, by William, Price, M.D. 8vo. 6s.

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Directions for the Treatment of Persons who have taken Poison, and those in a State of apparent Death; together with the Means of detecting Poisons and Adulteration in Wine; also of distinguishing real from apparent death. By M. P. Orfila. Translated from the French by R. H. Black, Surgeon. With an Appendix, on Suspended Animation, and he Means of Prevention. 12mo. 5s.

MISCELLANEOUS.

The Troubles of a Good Husband. 12mo. 3s. 6d.

Tales of My Landlord. Second Series. Collected and arranged by Jedediah Cleishbotham, Schoolmaster and Parish Clerk of Gandercleugh. 4 vols. 12mo. 11. 12s.

A Full and Correct Account of the Trial which took place at the last Dorchester Assizes, before Mr. Justice Park and a Special Jury, in the Case of the King on the Prosecution of George Lowman Tuckett, Esq. v. James Bowditch and nine other Defendants, upon an Indictment for Conspiracy, Assault, and false Imprisonment; taken from the Shorthand Notes of Mr. Richardson. 3s. 6d.

A Warning to Britons: containing Facts connected with the Spanish Patriots in South America. By Dan. Houghton Simons. 8vo.

The Panorama of Paris and its environs. Second edition, 31 plates, 4s. Criminal Trials, illustrative of the Tale entitled "The Heart of Mid Lothian," published from the Original Record, with a Prefatory Notice, including some Particulars of the Life of Captain John Porteous. With a View of the Tolbooth, Edinburgh. 12mo. Ss.

Margaret Melville, and the Soldier's Daughter, or, Juvenile Memoirs; interspersed with Remarks on the Propriety of encouraging British Manufactures. By Alicia Catherine Mant. 12mo. 4s. 6d. bound.

A Letter addressed to the Proprietors of the Bank of England, on the division of the Surplus profits of that Corporation. By C. Arnot, Solicitor.

The Emigrant's best Instructor; or, the most recent and important information respecting the United States of America, selected from the works of the latest travellers in that country, particularly Bradbury, Hulme, Browne, Birkbeck, &c. By John Knight. 8vo. 1s. 6d.

Important Extracts from Original and receut Letters, written by Englishmen in the United States of America to their friends in England. By John Knight, 8vo. 1s.

A Perpetual Key to the Almanacks; containing an account of the Fasts, Festivals, Saints'-Days, and other Holidays in the calendar, and an explanation of the Astronomical and Chronological Terms. By James Banuantine. The whole corrected and improved with an original table of the constellations, their names and origin, and the number and magnitude of the stars which compose them, &c. &c. By John Irving Maxwell, of the Inner Temple. Price 2s. 6d. bound in red. New edition.

A Table of the Moveable Fasts, Feasts, and Terms; the Cycle of the Sun, Dominical Letter, Golden Number, and Epact, for Twenty-five Years. Price 1s. 6d. New edition.

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THEOLOGY.

The Articles of the Synod of Dort, and its rejection of Errors: with the history of events which made way for the Synod, as published by the authority of the States-General; and the Documents confirming its decisions. Translated from the Latin. With Notes, Remarks, and References. By Thomas Scott. 8vo. 6s.

Sermons, in which the Connection is traced between a Belief of the Truths of Revelation, and the Character Comfort, and Prospects of Christians. By the Rev. Miles Jackson, Minister of St. Paul's, Leeds, and Chaplain to the Rt. Hon. the Earl of Wemyss and March. 8vo. 12s. boards.

God in Christ. Set forth in Two Letters to a Friend; with some Observations on Mr. M'Lean's Tract on the Sonship of Jesus Christ; and an Appendix, containing some Remarks on Dr. Gill's Arguments, in his Body of

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Sermons selected from the MSS. of the late Rev. E. Robson, Vicar of Ouston. By the Rev. H. Donnoghue, M.A. 2 vols. 8vo. 11. 1s.

Addresses delivered at the Ordination of the Rev. George Browne, at St. Alban's, May 27, 1818. By the Rev. Maurice Phillips, of Mill Hill, Joseph Gilbert, of Hull, and Robert Winter, D.D. London. Together with Mr. Browne's Answers to the Questions proposed, &c. 8vo.

An Essay on the Wisdom, the Equity, and the Bounty of Divine Providence ; contained in a Letter addressed to several Baptist churches in Yorkshire, By John Fawcett, M.A. 3s.

A Plain Answer to the Important Question: What must, I do to be saved? With an earnest and affectionate Address to the Reader. By Joseph Freeston, Author of "Directions and Encouragements for Travellers to Zion." 8vo 1s.

A Charge, delivered to the Clergy of the Diocese of London, at the Visitation in July and August, 1818. By William, Lord Bishop of London. 1s. 6d.

Sermons, selected from the manuscripts of the late Rev. Charles Moore, M.A. Rector of Cuxton, Vicar of St. Nicholas, Rochester, one of the six Preachers at Canterbury Cathedral, aud formerly Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, Author of a Full Enquiry into the Subject of Suicide. With two Treatises on Duelling and Gaming. Published by his son, Captain Charles Moore. 2 vols. 8vo. 11. 1s. boards.

reference to the admission of members: a Sermon preached at a Monthly Association of Ministers and Churches. By Robert Winter, D.D. 8vo. 1s. 6d.

A Letter to the Rev. George Burder, Editor of the Evangelical Magazine, in answer to Observations contained in the Magazines of June and July, 1818, on Remarks by Dr A. Clarke, on the Foreknowledge of God.

The Duty of Christian Churches in

A Sermon, in commemoration of Bartholomew-day: delivered at the MeetingHouse in Dean-street, Southwark. By J. H. Cramp. 8vo. 1s.

Monumental Pillars; or, a Collection of Remarkable Instances of the Judgement, Providence, and Grace of God. accompanied with suitable Reflections. By Rev. Thomas Young, of Zion Chapel, Margate. Second edition, 12mo. 5s. 6d.

Christian Forgiveness inseparably connected with Reconciliation: a Review of Peter's Remarks on "Christian Forgiveness", in the Baptist Magazine for August, 1818. By Paul.

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TRAVELS AND TOPOGRAPHY.

A Narrative of the Shipwreck of the Oswego, on the Coast of South Barbary, and of the sufferings of the Master and the Crew while in bondage among the Arabs; interspersed with remarks upon the country and its inhabitants, and the peculiar perils of that coast. By Judah Paddock, her late Master. 4to. 11. 5s. boards.

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The Tourist through Ireland; by which the Traveller is directed to the objects most worthy of notice, whether of antiquity, art, science, or the picturesque. By an Irish Gentleman, aided by the communication of Friends. 12mo 6s. boards, coloured maps, 7s.

Leigh's New Picture of London; an improved and enlarged edition. 9s. bd.

Sketches of America: a Narrative of a Journey of Five Thousand Miles through the Eastern and Western States of America; contained in eight reports to the thirty-nine English families by whom the Author was deputed in June, 1817, to ascertain whether any, and what part of the United States would be suitable for their residence: with Re marks on Mr. Birkbeck's "Notes" and "Letters." By Henry Bradshaw Fearon. 8vo. 10s. 6d.

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TO CORRESPONDENTS.

The Completion of the Article on Dr. Southwood Smith's Illustrations of the Divine Government, is unavoidably deferred till the next Number.

THE

ECLECTIC REVIEW,

FOR DECEMBER, 1818.

Art. I. The Principles of Christian Evidence illustrated, by an Examination of Arguments subversive of Natural Theology and the Internal Evidence of Christianity, advanced by Dr. T. Chaliners, in his "Evidence and Authority of the Christian Revelation." By Duncan Mearns, D.D. Professor of Theology, King's College and University, Aberdeen. 12mo. Price 5s. 1818.

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F works of pure science be excepted, there will be found but a comparatively small portion of didactic writing devoted entirely to illustrate or establish truth. From the time that writing first became the vehicle of instruction, innumerable forms of error have prevailed among men. Their minds have been imbued with opinions, absurd or pernicious. It has, therefore, been necessary for those persons who, by patient investigation, felicity of genius, or the signal favour of Providence, may have acquired an uncommon knowledge of universal truth, to expend their efforts chiefly in exposing error and prejudices. They have been obliged to turn their light on the spectres and illusions spread over the regions of thought, and infesting human life. The most essential service which they could render to their fellows, has been, sometimes, to bring into contempt and reprobation, a system of mischievous absurdities, that may have acquired a dangerous ascendency over the human mind-as when the author of the Provincial Letters overwhelmed the pernicious casuistry of the Jesuits; at other times, to refute a fundamental error, which being generally adopted in speculation, may have been replete with disastrous consequences--as when Reid shewed the fallacy of the supposition, that perception and other functions of the intellect are performed by the intervention of ideas; at others, again to establish a general principle of great practical utility, the reception of which a host of inveterate prejudices may have obstructed-as when Locke proved that every person ought to be tolerated in the practice of his religion, In effecting such objects, there must 2 T

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