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THE

ATHENÆUM,

A MAGAZINE

OF

LITERARY AND MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION.

(PUBLISHED MONTHLY)

CONTAINING,

GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE || DISCOVERIES AND IMPROVEMENTS
CLASSICAL DISQUISITIONS,

IN ARTS AND MANUFACTURES,
ACCOUNT OF, AND EXTRACTS FROM, || OBITUARY OF DISTINGUISHED
RARE AND CURIOUS Books,

PERSONS,
MEMOIRS OF DISTINGUISHED PER- || DOMESTIC OCCURRENCES,
SONS,

FOREIGN OCCURRENCES,
ORIGINAL POETRY,

RETROSPECT OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS,
LITERARY AND MISCELLANEOUS IN COMMERCIAL REPORTS,
FORMATION,

PRICES OF STOCKS,
LIST OF NEW PUBLICATIONS, AGRICULTURAL REPORTS,
METEOROLOGICAL REGISTER, W PRICES OF GRAIN.

Conducted by J. AIKIN, M. D.

JULY TO DECEMBER, 1808.

VOL. IV.

LONDON:
PRINTED FOR LONGMAN, HURST, REES, AND ORME,

PATERNOSTER-ROW;
AND CADELL AND DAVIES, STRAND.

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No. XIX.

General Correspondence. On Duelling. Abstract of the

Journal of a Voyage from New South Wales to England, by a

Lady. Metaphorical Death. Account of the Foreign and In-
ternal Trade of Russia. Species of Cant. On Mottoes. Ex-
tracts from a Manuscript Tour through the Counties of Glouces-
ter, Worcester, Salop, Hereford, and Monmouth (continued).
Observations on Italian Typography. Duty of Sovereigns,
Passage in Pope's Homer criticised. Memorial due to Blake.

Omniana.—Classical Disquisitions. The Periplus of Scylax

of Caryanda. Select Translations from the Greek Anthology

(continued).- Accounts of, and Extracts from, Rare and Cu-

rious Books. An Account of the Laudian Manuscript of the

Acts of the Apostles, in the Bodleian Library at Oxford.-Me-

moirs of Distinguished Persons. Biographic Notice of Domi-

nic Maria Manni.----Original Poetry.-Literary and Miscel.

laneous Information. Rewards conferred by the Society for the

Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce.-

Monthly List of New Publications. Meteorological Register,

Discoveries and Improvements in Arts and Manufactures.

Obituary of Distinguished Persons. Richard Hurd, D. D.

Bishop of Worcester. Sir John Carter.--Domestic Occur-
rences. Foreign Occurrences. Retrospect of Public Affairs.
Commercial Report, Price of Stocks. Agricultural Reports,
Prices of Grain.

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