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ment-and to the ministry of reconciliation, as conducted by our Lord and his apostles; the whole intended to prove that the Gospel, with all its instructions and encouragements, always hath been, and ever ought to be, held forth in the publie ministry of the word of life, both as a rule of duty, and as a ground of hope, to sinners indefinitely. Part II. stating the true import of the of the Gospel-Dispensation, as addressed to sinners in general-the Rationale of this divine establishment, as the rule of ministerial conduct-with a solution of the main difficulty, grounded on the special purpose of God respecting the final salvation of individuals-And the consistent mode of conducting the Gospel Ministry on that plan.
Mr. B. deems it proper to acquaint the religious public, that his proposed Essay has no connection with the present controversy respecting the "Passive-Power Hypothesis."
Proposals have been issued by Messrs. Harraden and Son, of Cambridge, for publishing by Subscription, under the title of Cantabrigia Depicta, a series of Views in the University of Cambridge, accompanied with Letter-press Descriptions. The Views will be entirely different from those already before the public. In the execution of the plates, the stroke engraving will be adopted throughout. It is intended to complete the work in six numbers, forming a handsome quarto volume; each number to contain four views, besides occasional vignettes and plans. The first number is expected
to appear on the first of February 1809; the remaining numbers to be ready in the course of the year.-Any number may be purchased separately; but the price will be considerably raised after the completion of the work. One hundred proof impressions will be taken off on a fine wove extra-sized paper.
Mr. J. Roland, Fencing-Master of the Royal Military Academy at Woolwhich, intends publishing by subscription a treatise on the Art of Fencing, theoretically and experimentally explained on principles entirely new, chiefly designed for those who have only acquired a superficial knowledge of the use of the Sword. To which will be added some remarks on the Sabre, and on the Cut-and-thrust-sword; also observations on several erroneous opinions generally entertained on the subject of Sword-Defence.
A new edition of Lardner's Works, which have been long out of print, is in considerable forwardness. For the accommodation of purchasers, the publisher has resolved to issue the works in monthly parts. The first part will make its appearance on Wednesday, the first of March, and the others in succession, on the first day of every month or earlier, at the option of Subscribers. It is calculated, that the whole works will be comprised in about 32 parts, and that this will be the cheapest edition of the works of Lardner ever published. The publisher pledges himself to execute this desirable undertaking in a neat and respectable manner.
Art. XXVI. LIST OF WORKS RECENTLY PUBLISHED.
exhibiting an interesting view of the first Settlers of that Country, &c. By Jedidiah Morse, D. D. and the Rev. Elijah Farish, A. M. of Boston, New England, crown 8vo. 3s. 6d. demy 8vo. 6s.
An Historical Review of the Commercial, Political, and Moral State of Hindoostan, from the earliest period to the present time. By Robert Chatfield. LL. B. Vicar of Chatteris,in Cambridgeshire, 4to. 11. 16s.
A Practical Treatise on Pleading; with a Collection of Practiical Precedents. By J. Chitty, Esq. of the Middle Temple. 2 vols. royal 8vo. 21. 2s.
Jurisdiction of the Court Leet, exemplified in the Articles which the Jury or Inquest for the King in that Court, is charged and sworn, and by Law enjoined to inquire of, and present; together with approved Precedents. By J. Ritson, Esq. of Gray's Inn. 8vo. 5s.
The Law and Practice of Patents for Inventions. In two Parts, 8vo. 5s.
The Law of Insurance. By Samuel Marshall, Serjeant at Law, second edition with great additions. 2 Vols. royal 8vo. 11. 10s.
A Practical Treatise on the Law of Vendors and Purchasers. By Edward Burtenshaw Sugden, of Lincoln's Inn; third edition, with very considerable additions, royal 8vo. 19s. 6d.
A Treatise on the Law of Partnership. By William Watson, Esq. Barrister at Law, second edition, with very considerable ad-" ditions. royal 8vo. 16s.
The Law of Executors and Administrators. By S. Toller, of Lincoln's Inn, Esq. Barrister at Law; second edition corrected and greatly enlarged, 8vo. 12s.
A Practical Treatise on Bills of Exchange, Checks on Bankers, Promissory Notes, Bankers' Cash Notes, and Bank Notes; third edition, considerably enlarged and improved, with an appendix of Precedents. By Joseph Chitty, Esq. of the Middle Temple. 8vo. 10s. 6d.
A Treatise on the Law of Distresses, with full directions for making and conducting a Distress for Rent, or any other cause. By James Bradby, of Lincoln's Inn. 8vo. 7s. 6d.
The Second part of Reports of Cases argued and ruled at Nisi Prius, in the Courts of King's Bench and Common Pleas; from Hilary to Trinity Term, 1808. By John' Campbell, of Lincoln's Inn, Esq. Barrister at Law, 8vo. 6s.
The Statutes of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland; 58th George III. 1808. No. 3, Part II, 4to. 18s.
The London Medical Dictionary; including under distinct heads every Branch of Medicine; viz. Anatomy, Physiology, Therapeutics, and Materia Medica; with and Pathology; the Practice of Physic and whatever relates to Medicine, in Natural History. Illustrated by a great nuniber of Plates. By Bartholomew Parr, M. D. Fellow of the Royal Societies of London aud Edinburgh, and Secretary of the Exeter Hospital. 2 vols. 4to. 41. 16s.
Observations on an Eruptive Disease which has lately occurred in the Town of Sherborne, Dorset, after Vaccination. By. R. Pew, M. D. 1s. 6d.
A. Corn. Celsi de Medicina, Libri Octe, quibus accedunt Indices Capitum Autorum et Rerum, ex recensione Leonardi Targae. 8vo. 12s.
Observations on the Diseases of the Army in Jamaica, and on the best means of preserving the Health of Europeans in that Climate; also, Observations on the Hepatites of the East Indies. By John Hunter, Esq. M. D. F. R. S. third Edition, 8vo. 7s.
Observations on the Diseases which prevail in Long Voyages to Hot Climates, particularly on those in the East Indies; and on the same Diseases as they appear in Great Britain. Bythe late John Clark,M.D. Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in Edinburgh, &c. new edition. 8vo. 7s. 6d.
Celebs in Search of a Wife: comprehending Observations on Domestic Habits and Manners, Religion and Morals. 2 vols. crown 8vo. 12s.
An Address to the Public on the Dangerous Tendency of the London Female Penitentiary. 1s.
A Defence of the Land on Female Peni tentiary, against the charge of Dange rous Tendency," brought against it, by Mr. William Hale. By William Shrubsole. Is.
Cursory Remarks on a Recent Publication, addressed to the Public, upon the dangerous Tendency of the London Female Penitentiary. By Juvenis, 1s.
Poems, on various subjects. By Henry Richard Wood, Esquire, foolscap 8vo. 5s. Poems, by Miss S. Evance. Selected from her earliest Productions, to those of the present year. foolscap 8vo. 5s.
The Minor Minstrel ; or, Poetical Pieces, chiefly Familiar and Descriptive. By W. Holloway. foolscap 8vo. 4s.
The Garland; or, Poems on various
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Bidcombe Hill, with other Rural Roems, By the Rev. Francis Skurray, A. M. Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford, crown. 8vo. 10s.
The Pastoral, or Lyric Muse of Scotland; in three Cantos. By Hector Mac neill, Esq. Ato. 7s. 6d.
The Ladies' Poetical Petition for a Winter Assembly at Newport, in the Isle of Wight. 2s. 6d.
Poetical Amusement, consisting of a Sample of Sonnets. Epistolary Poems, Moral Tales, and Miscellaneous. Pieces. By the Rev. Thomas Beck. 4s. 6d.
Detailed Substance of the late Overtures and Discussions between England, France, and Russia. 2s. 6d.
A Letter to a Nobleman, concerning the Farmer's Income Tax, with a Hint on the Principle of Representation. 2s.
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Principles of Negotiation, and Substance of the Overtures and pending Discussions between England, France, and Russia. 2s. 6d.
Hogan Exploded; or, a few Old English Notes stated against four Irish Raps. By Corporal Foss. 2s. 6d.
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Practical Sermons; by the late Rev. John Milner, M. A. Master of the Grammar School, and Vicar of the Holy Trini. ty Church in Kingston upon Hull. Vol. 2.
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The New whole Duty of Prayers containing Fifty six Family Prayers, suitable for Morning and Evening for every Day in the Week; and a Variety of other Devotions and Thanksgivings for particular Persons, Circumstances, and Occasions, 12mo. 4s. 6d.
Helps to Composition; or, Six Hundred Skeletons of Sermons; several being the substance of Sermons preached before the University. By the Rev. Charles Simeon, M. A. Fellow of King's College, Cambridge. 2d Edit. 5 Vols. 8vo. 21. 5s.
Two Sermons, on Christian Zeal, and on the Progress of the Gospel, preached at Palgrave, Suffolk, By Charles Lloyd. 8vo. 1s. 6d.
The Christian Code; or, a regular Digest of Christ's Dispensation. By an Old Gra duate of Cambridge. 4to. 11. 10s.
A Sermon, preached before the Ancient and Honourable Society of Free and Accepted Masons of England, in the Parish. Church of St. Mary, Islington, on Monday, June 27, 1808. By the Rev. Edward Barry, M. D. Rector of St. Mary's Wallingford, Bucks, and Grand Chaplain to the Fraternity. 2s.
A View of the Progress, Origin, and Diversity of Heathen Worship antecedently. to the Christian Revelation. By J. Tho mas. 4s.
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The Power of God; a Sermon preached at. Lymington, before the Hampshire Association. By John Hunt. 1s.
phical Account of the Capital and the County; being the Tenth Volume of the Beauties of England and Wales. By Edward Wedlake Brayley. No. I. 2s. 6d. royal paper 4s,
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The Brazil Pilot; or, a Description of the Coast of Brazil, translated from the Portuguese of Manoel Pimentel, principal Hydrographer to his Majesty, John the fifth, of Portugal; to which are added Charts of some of its most considerable Ports, from MSS. never before published. Illustrated by' fifteen Charts. 4to. 11. 1s.
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VOYAGES AND TRAVELS.
Caledonian Sketches; or, a Tour through
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The continuation of the Review of the 'Improved Version of the New Testament,' &c. is necessarily postponed till the next month, on account of the writer's ill health and other hindrances.-It should have been stated in that article, p. 37. 1. 19. after the words printed copy,' that-In the book of the Revelation alone, Bengelius took the liberty of, inserting readings which had not appeared in any printed edition, because he found that this book had been carelessly edited from a very few MSS., comparatively modern, and not very correct: his own account is as follows; (See Sect. IV. of his Preface to the Stutgard Edition, intitled Constitutio Textus ipsius)- Textus nempe noster florem delibat editionum receptarum, quæ singulæ suis utique laborant nævis, conjunctæ et vero eclectico studis consociatæ multo plus sinceritatis habent, quam plerisque videatur. Hinc legem semel nobis fixam, facile servavimus; ut ne syllabam quidem antehac non admissam, noster textus admitteret. In sola idem Apocalypsi, ob causas suo loco explanatas, manuscriptos codices præfert, ea tamen conditione ut receptiorem antehac lectionem suggerat margo.'
Errata in Vol. V.
p. 25. 1.35. read odiam theologicum.
27. 1. 13. for 19th read seventeenth,
37. 1. 34. for I. I. read J. 3.
The Letter of Veraz, expressing his satisfaction with our remarks on Mr. Pytches's' New Dictionary of the English Language in our last Number, was duly received,
For MARCH, 1809.
Art. 1. Chronicle of the Cid: from the Spanish. By Robert Southey. 4to. pp. 510. Price 17. 5s. Longman and Co. 1808.
DURING the seven centuries that have elapsed since the
death of the Cid, there has, probably, never been a time, till within the last seven months, when a large volume of half legendary history of his adventures would have had any great chance of obtaining much attention in England. Just now is the time, or rather four or five months since was the time, for calling some of the chiefs of the ancient Spanish chivalry from their long slumber, in order to assist us to extend backward into former ages our interest in the heroic character of that nation; a nation in which we had begun to hope that almost every nobleman, and every peasant, was going to perform such exploits as those of the Cid, in a more righteous cause than almost any in which that hero had the fortune to display his valour. We are never content to confine our admiration to the present spirit and actions of an individual, or of a people, that has become a favourite with us, if we can find or fancy any thing deserving to be admired, in the retrospect of its earlier times. Besides, when a people is entering on a grand and most perilous enterprise, in which it is evident that any thing less than the most heroic spirit must fail, the martial names and atchievements of its ancestors have a certain influence, a greater, indeed, than is warranted by the history of national character, on our hopes of its success. When summoned to vindicate the national cause, the men surely will not hide themselves from danger among the very monuments of their heroic progenitors; they can not be content to read and recite the stories of invincible champions, of their own names, and, by their nativity, reflecting lustre on their own villages and towns, and yet see these towns and villages commanded and plundered by bands of foreign invaders; they can not endure to see their country and themselves in a state to make them abhor the recollection that such renowned heroes were their forefathers-is it possible that the Spaniards of the present day, recalling to mind the gallant hostility which once expelled the Moors, can quietly sink down under the domination of the moVol. V.