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THE

QUARTERLY REVIEW.

APRIL & DECEMBER, 1818.

VOL. XIX.

LONDON PRINTED.

NEW-YORK:

REPRINTED FOR KIRK AND MERCEIN,

Al the Office of the Edinburgh and Quarterly Reviews, No. 22 Wall-Street,

opposite the Manhattan Bank.

Printed by William A. Mercein, No. 93 Gold-Street:

April, 1819.

THENEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY

230618 ASTOR, LENOX AND LDEN FOUNDATIONS

1901

CONTENTS TO No. XXXVIII.

Art. I. Iceland: or the Journal of a Residence in that Island, during

the Years 1814 and 1815, containing Observations on the Natural

Phenomena, History, Literature, and Antiquities of the Island; and

the Religion, Character, Manners, and Customs of its Inhabitants.

By Ebenezer Henderson, Doctor in Philosophy, Member of the

Royal Society of Gottenburgh, &c. • • • • • 291

II. Women; or, Pour et Contre. A Tale. By the Author of · Ber.

tram' - - - - -

. . 321

III. Samor, Lord of the Bright City: An Heroic Poem. By the

Rev. H. H. Milman, M. A. - . . . . . 328

IV. The Life of Robert Fulton. By his friend Cadwallader D. Col-

den. Comprising some Account of the Invention, Progress, and

Establishment of Steam-Boats; of Improvements in the Construction

and Navigation of Canals, &c. - . - - - 347

V. 1. The History of Small-pox. By James Moore, Member of the

Royal College of Surgeons, &c.

2. The History and Practice of Vaccination. By James Moore 357

VI. Essays on the Proximate Mechanical Causes of the General Pho..

nomena of the Universe. By Sir Richard Phillips : * ••375

VII. The Northern Courts ; containing Original Memoirs of the So-

vereigns of Sweden and Denmark, since 17663 By Mr. John

Brown - ... - - - - ... - - 379

VIII. Obserrations relating to some of the Antiquities or Egypt, from

the Papers of the late Mr. Davison. Published in Walpole's Me-

moirs - - - - - - • 391

IX. Lectures on the English Poets. Delivered at the Surrey Institu-

tion. By William Hazlitt - - - - - - 424

X. 1. Considerations respecting Cambridge, more particularly rela-

ting to its Botanical Professorship. By Sir James Edward Smith,

M. D.F.R.S. &c. President of the Linnæan Society. .

2. A Vindication of the University of Cambridge from the Reflections

of Sir James Edward Smith, President of the Linnæan Society, &c.

By the Rev. James Henry Monk, B. D. Fellow and Tutor of Trinity

College, and Regius Professor of Greek in the University of Cam-

bridge . . . - - - - - - - 434

XI. A Reply to the Quarterly Review on the New Translation of the

Bible from the original Hebrew. By John Bellamy, Author of the

• History of all Religions'

, 446

XII. 1. Abrégé des Mémoires ou Journal du Marquis de Dangeau,

avec des Notes Historiques et Critiques, et un Abrégé de l'Histoire

de la Régence. Par Mad. de Genlis.

2. Essai sur l'Etablissement Monarchique de Louis XIV. précédé de

Nouveaux Mémoires de Dangeau, avec des Notes Autographes curi,

euses et enecdotiques ajoutées à ces Mémoires par un Courtisan de

la même Epoque. Par Edouard Pierre Lémontey • - - - 460

XIII. Letter from Sir Robert Wilson to his Constituents in Refutation

of a Charge for despatching a false Report of a Victory to the Com-

mander in Chief of the British Army in the Peninsula in the Year

1809 ; and which Charge is advanced in the Quarterly Review pub-

lished in September, 1818 - - - - - . - - . 478

XIV. 1. First, Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth REPORTS of the Select

Committee appointed to Inquire into THE EDUCATION OF THE Lower

ORDERS IN THE METROPOLIS, and to report their Observations

thereupon, together with the Minutes of the Evidence taken before

them from time to time, to the House : and who were instructed to

consider. WHAT MAY BE FIT TO BE DONE WITH RESPECT TO THE

CHILDREN OF PAUPERS WHO SHALL BE FOUND BEGGING IN THE

STREETs in and near the Metropolis, &c, 1816— 1818.

2. A Letter to Sir Samuel Romilly, M. P. from Henry Braugham,

Esq. M. P. F. R. S. upon the Abuse of Charities.

3. The Speech of Henry Brougham, Esq. M. P. in the House of Com-

mons. May 8th, 1818, on the Education of the Poor, and Charitable

Abuses.

:::4. A Letter to the Right Hon. Sir William Scott, &c, M. P. for the

.:. : University of Oxford, in Answer to Mr. Brougham's Letter to Sir

Samuel Romillay, upon the Abuse of Charities, and Ministerial

Patronage in the Appointments under the late Act.

• 55. Vindicia Wykehamicæ ; or, a Vindication of Winchester College :

:ina Łętto lo 'Heary Brougham, Esq. occasioned by his Letter to Sir

* Samuel Romilly, on Charitable Abuses. By the Rev. W. L, Bowles,

6. A Letter to Henry Brougham, Esq. M. P. F. R. S, in Reply to the

Strictures on Winchester College, contained in bis Letterko Sir Sa,

muel Romilly, M. P. From the Rev, Liscombe Clarke, A. M,

Fellow of Winchester College.

7. A Letter to Henry Brougham, Esq. M, P, from John Ireland, D.D.

formerly Vicar of Croydon, now Dean of Westminster, with an Ap-

pendix, containing the Letter from Mr. Drummond

etter from Mr. Drummond . • 492

New Publications - - - - - - - 570

Index - - . .

.

. . . 578

NOTICE.

Our Subscribers are requested to observe that Nos. XXXIX, and XL, will

consist of an index to the first NINETEEN volumes.-It has been some
time in preparation, and will be ready for publication in the course of
the present year. The number next published will therefore be XLI.

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