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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 com: plete scepticism on the possibility of improving his fellow creatures. This misanthropy guided him very strangely in his conuct towards the oflicers in bis department. He gave himself not the least trouble. about them. Whether they succeeded or were ruined'; whether they were respectable or contemptible, industrious or idle, it was: all the same to bim. Merit Dever assisted, nor demerit lowered any onc. Scarcely was he acquainted personally with half a dozen : persons in the ollices nearest to him; the rest be nerer saw, nor did he even know their names. It was not pride or the spirit of aristocracy, which occasioned so strange a conduct :.lt aruse entiretyt from contempt of mankind, and coldness of brart. Great faults that passed immediately under liis eyes, he would scarcely notice, or if 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 ibar. such a character couldı not be beloved, and it scarcely scems necessary to employ su muay: ..pages on his life.

But this unhappy misanthrope was not free from the vices attaching so generally to ministerial characters. Ile could prefer his relations to posts of profit, though they bad no pretensions from merit; and he vindicated his conduct, by saying that it was natural and necessary, and nothing else but what was done by every public man in the

world, and that others in his place would have done much worse. Yet voy with all these drawbacks we are told that Siruensee was a ranables

character, that he possessed the noblest sentiments, that he was - incapable of meauness, and was devoid of selfislı Hess. A proof of

the latter is the small sum left by him at bis decease, only about a
hundred and twenty thousand rixdollars, a sum which much dis-
appointed the expectation of the public.

A negligent public othcer is no uncommon thing, but whether they are misanthropes, or four of the pleasures of society, they ought to be held up to the indignation of the public. The author was a friend to his hero, but he has painted him in such colours, that not one will respect his memery; and as lie has given us no information on the nature of the departments over which Struensee was placed, fesy persons will take an interest in the perusal of a life capable of affording so little of either instruction or amusement.

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Art. 28.--Zweckmüssige vorkehrungen gegen die ausgebrochene ye

treide theurung, sc. Animadversions on the Scarcity of Provisions, and Mcuns of pre

. tenting it in future. . .'. i ART. 29.--Ein sehr leichtes omittel wie rittergutsbesitzer, &c. A tcry easy Method for Landholders and Farmers to give Bread in

the cheapest Munner to the Poor. .. Till above works on the scarcity of provisions, and the temely

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against this evil in future, are a small part only of the number of writings, wbich this subject occasioned in Germany as well as in Engs 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, cuuld casily see the disagréeable effects of the dearness of provisions, aud point out a remedy at the expense of the landholder, fariner, miller, and cornfactor ; 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 exclaimed against such itlegal interference. The first of these publications bas found out an easy temedy against scurcity: it is suinply to establish magazines in érery distriet; to have in them a stock of provisions sufficient for a hair year's cousumption; to dole them out when they sbould arise beyond a certain price, anil ibus plenty would reluain for ever in the country. Unaccountable illusion! What will be the expence of erecting these magazines, providing officers to inspect them, and purchasing the provisions ? Are they likely to be so well preserved as in the baros 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? Tlie barns and yards of the farmer are, we assert it, the best repositories for the corn; the less the governinent of any state interferes in it, the better; and the experience of our own country, when tbe council took the providing of it with corn out of the hands 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 faming by the divine in the second of these works is fraught with every species of absurdity as sreli as of mischief. L'nder the appearance of regard for humanity, is couched an encouragement to indolence, intpertinence, and every evil propensity of our nature. The landbolder and the farmer are, at the time of harvest, to throw away bountifully 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 föresight. 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 ali the vagabonds of the district, to divide with them the profits of bis 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 great 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 reflecord, that bis mode of talking was calculated not only to increase discontent and to encourage julenrebe, but absolutely to inako famine perpetual.

TO THE

• TO THE

AUTHORS' NAMES AND TITLES OF BOOKS..

ADDRESS to methodists,

320

Liable to material objections, 6.
Address to volunteers,

444

The doctrine of original sin as taught
Address to the public respecting Lord

by the schoolmen. 7. As taught by
Melville,

209 the Lutherans, 8. These contending
Adkin's Funeral Sermon,

434

theories applied to the explication of
Aclteste erd kunde des Morgeolaenders, the gth article, 9. The opinions of

505.---object of this work to discover the schoolmen and the Romish church
the meaning of the old tradición of not so much, nor so exclusively be-
* Eden, with the four streams flowing fore the eyes of the compiler, as Dra!
out of it, of which the first chapter L. supposes : references intended to

of Genesis' contains only a concise he made to the dangerous opinions
account,

ibid, of the Pelagians and Anabaptists, 10.
African Memoranda. Vide Beaver's. An important misrepresentation of
Agrippina. Vide Hamilton.

Burnet pointed out, 13. The contro-"
All Saints Church, Derby, 435 versy on the Eucharist first rendered
Alphonsine, ou la tendresse maternelle, Calvinism a characteristical appel.
par Madame de Geolis, 520. All lation,

ibid,
novels ranked under five descriptions, Bankers, method of keeping accounts
ibid. An instance of the natural with,

218
marvellous,
523 Basely's funeral oration,

206
Anatomy and Physiology, manual ot, Beaver's African memoranda, relative,

99 to an attempt to establish a Britisha
Architecture, Naval,

219 settlement on the island of Bulama on
Arithmetical dialogue,

the western coast of Africa, 193.

The outline of the work, ibid. Rea.
BALDWIN's Fables,

111 sons stated why the island of Bulama
Bampton Lecture, by Lawrence, 1. was fixed upon as the spot best cal.

The predestinarian system of Calvin culated for the commenceinent of the
totally inconsistent with the doc. plan, 194. The causes of the failure
trine of the articles of the church of of the plan originatingin Europe, as-
England, equally irreconcileable with signed, 195. Acts of hostility on the
her liturgy and homilies, and the part of the Calypso ; five men, and
private sentiments of the retormers, oue woman killed, four men wound-
ib. "The peculiar points of contro. ed, and four men, one woman, and
versy between the Calvinists and three children taken prisoners by the
Arminians, of a later date than theæra natives of the neighbouring isles, 196.
of the established confessions, ibid, The prisoners purchased of king
The ioch and 13th article framed Belichore for Sol. 115. 81. sterling,
solely with an eye to Roman error, 197. Captain Heaver proceeds to the
3. The Euglish reformation in country of Bisugas, for the purpose of
general of a Lutheran tendency treating with the king for the sale
which also prevails in the articles of the island Bulama, which he
collectively considered, 4. Argument ' purchased for 781. abs. 8d. Sterling,
respecting the general tendency, ibid. 198. Dissension prevails in the cous.
'APP. VOL. 7.

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112

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224

ciis; a large part of the members of ria's delight, ibid. Description of
this socially set sail on their return to - Stockholm, Simkin Blunderhead;
Erglind in the Calypso on the 19th Swedish cleanliness, ibid. Elegant
of July, 198. Captain Beaver reas periphrasis for an ale house at Peters-
mans with ninety colonists; is b urg, 136. The Emperor Alexander's
unanimously chosen president; the passion for Burton ale, and British
savagesrenew their molestations, 199,- porter, 138. Narva, ibid. Drax.
Aucher altercation; the settlement i ng of the Brandenburg gate, ib.
reducedio twenty-eight, ibid. The Cataract, Cooper on the,

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

443
Selville House,
106 Circle of the sciences,

112
Biddulph's Funeral sermor, 433

Clout's Funeral sermon,
Bone's Letter 10 Ruse on the poor Cockburne's Address to the Methos
laws,

dists,

320
Boyd's Penance of Hugo,
100 Cockin's Rural Sabbath,

911
British Martial,
102 Coiter's Sacred Dramas,

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

247
ter: al evidence of the religion of Commerce of Great Britain, present
Moses,
96 state of the,

210
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,

Hocroft, 14., The aim of this work Cooke's Funeral Sermons 432
'to diffuse the philanthropic doc Cooper on the cataraci, ... 442
trive, shat proper receptacles for the Coup d'æil 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 inhabi-
Jonathan Wild, 19. Analysis of the tants much affected by the impetuo.
story, 21. Specimen of style, 22, sity of the winds, 469. Pharmacy
et scq.

more successfully cutuvated in Vien-
Buiman's Funeral scrmon, 433 na than in all the other towns of Cer-
Bunting's Sermon,

324 many, 470. · Fatality of the small-
Butterman's Arithmetical dialogue, pox; charitable institutions; mo.

112 derate price of provisions, ibid. Nu-

merous signs of taverns and public
'CAPPER's Observations on waste houses; a coffee-house almost eo.
land,

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

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

sentimental but peevish traveller ; a Palace of Schoenbruun, 372. Of Au.
cosmopolite and a philanthropist; the garten ; the forest of Prater, ibid.
village schoolmaster and sexion ; the C;ampton's Essay on the entropeon,
prolific mortuary laureales of Har
wich, 130. Helogoland, 131. An Creation of body and soul, 220
epitome of nonsense at the head of Culles des, qui ont précédés et amenés
every page, ibid. The conspiracy; Widolatrie par Dulaure, 607. 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 Turk 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!
prisonets; excessive sensibility; Mae'', remarks on the worship of Fetiches;

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og. Derivation of Hermes, 510. siastics and Indians to massacre the

History of Mercury, ibid. The dif. Spaniards; the author escapes from the
- ferent qualities of Veuus anaissed, generaiiot by the favour and precau-

511

tion of an Iudian, 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 inter.or 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
takes the one Delinquent,

99
portunity of pourtraying the intellec 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. Exo 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 bookstall, 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. 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.
u kuew oot well where on the conti Houlton's, and engages himself to a

nent of North America, 149. Dia scene painter belonging to the Dublin
: : verted from this resolution by the Theatre, where he attracted the no-

prospect of a voyage to Botany Bay, tice of Mr. Oweoson, who intro-
ibid. Disgusted with the Avgio 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 pa-
domestic economy and cleanliqess, tronized by the Countess of Moira ;
mg 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 pati onized by the most
cane into Monte Video in the river illustrious characters, 319. Dies in
La Plata, 152. 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

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
relapse; 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
mn . The resemblance between the Indian 358. Gellert commences his stu-

ind;. tribes, and the boors of Russia, ibid. dies at the university of Leipsic at

op Specimen of North American clean. the age of nineteen, 359. An inci
dosto a 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 edutauon of two young men
Miuor, 159. A revoir of the eccie who resided near Dresden, ibid

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