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entertained of the power of public opinion anticipation, if he moved, of his brother's fate ; a certain degree of misanthropy, and complete scepticism on the possibility of improving his fellow creatures.' This misanthropy guided hinı very strangely in his cowuct towards the ollicers in his department. He gave himself not the least trouble about them. Wbether they succeeded or were ruined'; whethers they were respectable or contemptible, industrious or idle, it was.: all the same tu bim. , Alerit never assisted, nor demerit lowered uny: ono. Scarcely was he acquainted personally with half a dozen: persons in the oilices nearest to him; ille rest he nerer saw, nor'did: he even know their names. It was not pride vor the spirit of aristocracy, which occasioned so strange a conduct: it arose entirelyt srom contempt of mankind, and coldness of hrart. Great faulis) that passed immediately under lis eyes, he would scarcely notice, or it an inquiry was to be made, he would throw all difficulties into the way, and then make the bitterest jests on ibose who conducted the inquiry. It may easily be imagined that such a character could not be beloved, and it scarcely scens necessary to einploy su many pages on bis lile.

But this unhappy misanthrope was not free from the vices attaching so generally to ministerial characters. lle could prefer his relations to posts os protit, though they bad no pretensions fron merit; and he vindicated his conduci, by saying ihat it was natural and necessary, and nothing else but what was done by cvery public man in the world, and that others in his place would have done much worse. Yrs with all these drawbacks we are told that Siruensee was a ramable character, that he possessed the noblest sentiments, that he was incapable of meanness, and was devoid of sellisliness. A proof of the latter is the small sum lett by him at bis decease, only about a hundred and i wenty thousand rixdollars, a suin which much dise! appointed the expectation of the public.

A negligent public othcer is no uncommon thing, but whether they are misanthropes, or foud of the pleasures of society, they ought to be held up to the indignation of ile public. The author was a friend to his hero, but he has painted him in such colours, that nis one will respece his memery; and as he has given us no information on the nature of the departments over which Siruensee was placed, fery persons will take an interest in the perusal of a life capable of affording so little of either instruction or amusement. Art. 28.-Zueckmüssige vorkehrungen gegen die ausgebrochene ge

treide theurung, yc. Animadversions on the Scarcity of Provisions, and Alcans of pre

tenting it in future. ART. 29. ---Ein sehr leichtes mittel wic rittergutsbesitzer, &c. A cry eisy Method for Landholders and Farmers to give Bread in

the cheapest Munner to the poor, TIE above works on the scarcity of provisions, and the temedy against this evil in futuro, are a small part only of the number of writings, which this subject occasioned in Germany as well asia Eng land. The satne absurdities issued from the press and the pulpit in both countries. Every one, who was not concerned in the raising of food, or in the sale of it, could casily see the disagréeable effects of the dearness of provisions, aud point out a remedy at the ex. pense of the landholder, fariner, miller, and cornfuctor ; but, if the same remedies had been proposed for the dearness of cloth, shoes, sugar, and similar articles, all the dealers in these commodities would have been in an uproar, and explained against such illegal interference. The first of these publications bas found out an easy temedy against scurcity: it is simply to establish magazines in erery distriet ; to have in them a stock of provisions sufficient for a half year's consumption; to dole them out when they sbould arise beyond a certain price, and thus plenty would reigain for ever in the country. Unaceountable illusion! What will be the expence of erecting these magazines, providing officers to inspect them, and purcbasing the provisions ? Are they likely to be so well preserved as in the barus of the farmer, who has an interest in preserving them, and who in fact is obliged, for the supply of his owa wants, to bring them forward little by little to market? Ilie barns and yards of the farmer are, we assert it, the best repositories for the corn; the less the gorernment of any state interferes in it, the better; and the experience of our own country, when the council touk the providing of it with corn out of the bands of the regular merchant, and thus prodigiqusly enhanced its price, may teach other nations, that the only way to obviate the evils of famine, is to leave the supply of the markets unrestrained by either checks or rewards,

• If the erecting of magazines would be a most expensive way of supplying the country with corn, the mode proposed to alleviate famine by the divine in the second of these works is fraught with every species of absurdity as well as of mischief. Under the appearance of regard for humanity, is couched an encouragement to indolence, intpertinence, and every evit propensity of our nature. The landbolder and the farmer are, at the timo of harvest, to throw away. bountifuliy their sheaves to the hungry; at the time when labourers are most wanted, they are to be filled with food without labour. It Providence sends an abundance, it does not follow that it is to be dissipated without foresigbt. In his zeal for humanity, the preacher forgets that some charity is due to the farmer, and it he is to pay his rent and his taxes, he can no more distribute his sheaves than the preacher call in all the vagabonds of the district, to divide with them the profits of his benefice. We have bappily got the better of our scarcity, and also of those dreams of benevolence in soup kitchens and similar devices, which to relieve one class the most undeserving, brought greai distress upon the industrious housekeeper, who was only just removed from the recessity of applyir:g to them for relief. But this German divine has gone out of his sphere, and be should have reflected, that bis mode of talking was calculated not only to increase discontent and to encourage julenese, but absolutely to make famine perpetual

TO

THE

AUTHORS NAMES AND TITLES OF BOOKS.

ADDRESS to methodists, 320
Address to volunteers,

444
Address to the public respecting Lord
Melville,

209
Adkin's Funeral Sermon,

434
Aciteste crd kunde des Morgenlaenders,

505.---object of this work to discover
the meaning of the old tradition of
Eden, with the four streams flowing
out of it, of which the first chapter
of Genesis contains only a concise
account,

ibid,
African Memoranda. Vide Beaver's.
Agrippins. Vide Hamilton.
All Saints Church, Derby, 435
Alphonsine, ou la tendresse maternelle,

par Madame de Geolis, 520. All
novels ranked under five descriptions,
ibid. An instance of the natural
marvellous,

523
Anatomy and Physiology, manual ot,

99
Architecture, Naval,

217
Arithmetical dialogue,

112
BALDWIN's Fables,
Bampton Lecture, by Lawrence, 1.

The predestinarian system of Calvin
totally inconsistent with the doce
trine of the articles of the church of
England, equally irreconcileable with
her liturgy and homilies, and the
private sentiments of the reformers,
ib. The peculiar points of contro.
versy between the Calvinists and
Arminians, of a later date than theæra
of the established confessions, ibid,
The coth and 13th article framed
solely with an eye to Roman error,
3. The English reformation in
general of a Lutheran tendency,
which also prevails in the articles
sollestirely considered, 4. Argument
respecting the general tendency, ibid.

APP, VOL. 7.

Liable to material objections, 6. .
The doctrine of original sin as taught
by the schoolmen, 7. As taught by
the Lutherans, 8. These contending
theories applied to the explication of
the gth article, 9. The opinions of
the schoolmen and the Romish church
not so much, nor so exclusively be-
fore the eyes of the compiler, as Dr.
L. supposes : references intended to
be made to the dangerous opinions
of the Pelagians and Anabaptists, 10.
An important misrepresentation of
Burnet pointed out, 13. The contro-"
versy on the Eucharist first rendered
Calvinism a characteristical appel.
lation,

ibid.
Bankers, method of keeping accounts
with,

918
Basely's funeral oration,

206
Beaver's African memoranda, relative

to an attempt to establish a British
settlement on the island of Bulama on
the western coast of Africa, 193.
The outline of the work, ibid. Reze
sons stated why the island of Bulama
was fixed upon as the spot best cale
culated for the commencement of the
plan, 194. The causes of the failure
of the plan originatingin Europe, asa
signed, 195. Acts of hostility on the
part of the Calypso ; five men, and
one woman killed, four men wound-
ed, and four men, one woman, and
three children taken prisoners by the
natives of the neighbouring isles, 196.
The prisoners purchased of king
Belichore for 801. 115. 83. sterling,
197. Captain Beaver proceeds to the
country of Bisugas, for the purpose of
treating with the king for the sale
of the island Bulama, which he
purchased for 981. 16s. 8d. sterling,

198. Dissension prevails in the cous.

111

200

106

112

208
100

210

224

ciis ; a large part of the members of ria's delight, ibid. Description of
This spcicly set sail on their return to Stockholm i Simkin Blunderhead;
England in the Calypso on the 19th Swedish cleanliness, ibid. Elegant
of July, 198. Captain Beaver rea. geriphrasis for an aie bouse at Peters-
mans with ninety colonists; is burg, 136. The Emperor Alexander's
unanimously chosen president; the passion for Burton ale, and British
savages renew their molestations, 199, porter, 138. Narva, ibid. Draw.
Another altercation; the settlement ing of the Brandenburg gate,

ib.
reducedio i wenty-eight, ibid. 'The

Cataract, Cooper on the,

442
luxuriant vegetation of the island, Chemical, and agricultural discoveries,

Retrospect of

443
Selville House,

Circle of the sciences,
Biddulph's Funeral sermor, 433

Clout's Funeral sermon,

434
Bone's Letter to Ruse on the pour Cockburne's Address to the Metho.
laws,

dists,

329
Boyd's Penance of Hugo,

Cockin's Rural Sabbath,
British Martial,

Cojler's Sacred Dramas,

329
Bradley's Norrisian Essay on the in- Commerce, Elements of,

terial evidence of the religion of Commerce of Great Britain, present
Moses,

96 stale of the,
Erownie's Selection from the Old and Confessionum Sylloge. Vide Sylloge.
New Testaments,

323

Contes Moraux pour l'instruction de
Brurnmark's Introduction to Swedish la jeunesse,

533
Grammar,

446

Conversations on moral and religious
Bryan Perdue, Memoirs of, a novel by subjects,

Ho!crofi, 14. , The aim of this work Cooke's Funeral Sermons.
• to diffuse the philanthropic doce, Cooper on the catarach,
trive, that proper receptacles for the Coup d'eil tapide sur Vienne, 468.
diseased in mind are even more highly Description of the streets, &c. ibid.
necessary, and should at present be The temperature of Vienna, not so
po less numerous than for the diseased warm as might be expected from the
in body,' 15.

Jack the Painter, latitude in which it is placed, ( 48 deg.
Mother Brownrigg, Catherine Hayes, 12 min); the health of the inbabi.
Jonathan Wild, 19. Analysis of the tants much affected by the inn petuo.
story, 21. Specimen of style, 21, sity of the winds, 469. Pharmacy
et scq.

more successfully cuiuvated in Viena
Buiman's Funeral sermon,

433

na than in all the other cowas of Cer-
Bunting's Sermon,

324

many, 470. - Fatality of the small-
Butterman's Arithmetical dialogue,

pox; charitable institutions; mo-
derate price of provisions, ibid. Nu-

merous signs of laverns and public
'CAPPER's Observations on

houses; a coffee-house almost en.
land,

222 tirely frequenced by Greeks; the hos-
Carlyle's Poems,

pitality of the inhabitants of Vien.
Carr's Northern Summer, 129. A na, 471. Music in high request, ibid.

sentimental but peevish traveller ; a Palace of Schoenbrunn, 372. Of As.
cosmopolite and a philanthropist; the garien ; the forest of Prater, ibid.
village schoolmaster and sexion ; the Crampton's Essay on the entropeon,
prolific morinary laureales of Har.

Helogoland, 131. An Creation of body and soul,
epitome of nonsense at the head of Culles des, qui ont précédés et amenés
every page, ibid. The conspiracy ; #idolatrie par Dulaure, 507. The
a luxurious dinner at Copenhagen, origin of idolatry lost in the obscurest
132. The battle of the second of recesses of history, ibid. The author
April, ibid. Valour facetious, ibid. of the book of Wisdom assigns the
The author disappointed in not having most probable cause, ibid. Princie
the honour of being introduced to the ples laid down by the author as a clue
Crown Prince, 133. A Tuik in a to conduct us in our wanderings, 508.
Lutheran country can get as drunk Three species of religious opinions,
as a Christian, 133. Danes picking cach still existing in the world paved
their teeth with a fork; interesting the way for idolatry, ibid. Ingeniou!
prisonēts ; excessive sensibility; Ma. remarks on the worship of Fetiches,

I12

waste

101

216

wich, 130:

220

i
511

469. Derivation of Hermes, 510.

siastics and Indians to massacre the
History of Mercury, ibid. The dir. Spaniards; the author escapes fronithe
'ferent qualities of Venus analysed,, generaiiot by the favour and precau-

tion of an lodian, who interfered ia'
Curran's Speeches, 35. Extract from a his behalf and provided him with the

speech delivered before the lord lieute. signal, by which friends were to be
Nant and privy council of Ireland, on a distinguished from enemies, 159. Is ,
question respecting the right of elec- packed up among some goods, which
tion of lord mayor of the city of Dub. are annually sent to Buenos Ayres
lin, between Aldermen Howison and from the interior settlements, 160
James, 37, 38. 39. Under the sem- Dawson on the doctrine of philoso-
blance of describing the character of phical necessity,

219
a former chanctor, Sir Constantine Death of the Hero,

332
Phipps, the speaker takes the ope Delinquent,

99
portunity of pourtraying the intellece Dermody, life of, by Raymond, 312.
tual and moral qualities of the chan. Dermody placed in the situation of
cellor, the Earl of Clare, whom he Latin and Greek teacher in his fa.
was then addressing, 40, 41.

Ex- ther's school at Ennis in the county
tract from a speech in behalf of Mr. of Clare, in the ninth year of his age,
Peter Finerty indicted for a libel; 313. The influence of bad example,
the speaker commences by openly 314: Specimens of his poetry in his
telling the jury, that they are packed tenth year, ibid. Dermody quits his
and prejudiced against the cause, ibid. l.ome with only two shillings in his

pocket, and arrives at Dublin, ibid.
DALLAS's Elements of self-know. Finds a patron in the keeper of an
ledge, 300: Definition of man, 301.

obscure book stall, but disgusted with
The anatomy of the mind, 303. his situation, engages himself as a
The topic of love,

305

shop-boy to a second-hand booksel.
Davie's Letters from Paraguay, 148.

į

ler, where he attracted the notice of
The author's arrival at New York, Dr. Houlton, who affords him an
whither he had directed his course,

asylum in his house, 315.

The
with a view of wandering about he sensitive linnet, ibid. He quits Dr.
kuew not well where on the conti- Houlton's, and engages himself to a
nent of North America, 149. Die scene painter belonging to the Dublin
verted from this resolurion by the

Theatre, where he attracted the no-
prospect of a voyage to Botany Bay, tice of Mr. Owenson, who intro-
ibid. Disgusted with the Anglo-

duced the youthful puet to'a numerous
Americans, on account of the short and respectable circle of friends, 317.
time they allot to their meals, ibid. He loses through his misconduct the
The American women patterns of

exertions of his friends, 317. Is paar
domestic economy and cleanliqess, tronized by the Countess of Moira ;
150. The question of emigration enlists as a private soldier in the
considered, 151. The author sets out 108th regiment; arrives in England
for Botany Bay ; is driven by a hurri. in 1994; is pationized by the most
cane into Monte Video in the river illustrious characters, 319. Dies in
La Plata, 352. Attacked by a dis.

the 28th year of his age,

ib.
case incident to Europeans, on their

Dick's Lectures on the Acts, 431
first going into these latitudes, which

Die Alterthumer der Mannussohne aus
compels his shipmates to leave him

der fedar des grafen,

543
behind, ibid. His recovery, 153. His

Dimsdale sulphur baths,

223
telapse; removed by order of the Diversions of Purley. Vide Tooke.
governor to Buenos Ayres, 154. His

Dix's Treatise on co. s.ructing maps,
restoration to reason ; acquires the

111
affections of the Dominicans, ibid.

Doctrine of philosophical necessity,219
The population of Paraguay, 155.

Douglas's Life of Professor Geliert
The resemblance between the Indian 358. Gellert commences his stu-
tribes, and the boors of Russia, ibid. dies at the university of Leipsic at
Specimen of North American clean. the age of nineteen, 359. An inci
liness, 157
The author accom-

dent recorded of his first essay in
panies Father Hernandez on a spiritu. the pulpit ; Gellert undertakes the
al mission to the presidency of Rioja

education of two

young men
Minor, 159. A scroir of the eccle- who resided near Dresden, ibid

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