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ART. XIII. SELECT LITERARY INFORMATION.

Preparing for the press, The Mosaic Precepts Elucidated and Defended; by Moses Ben Maimon or Maimonides, Translated from the “More Nevochim;" and accompanied with Notes and Dissertations, and a Life of Maimonides, By James Townley, D. D. Author of Illustrations of Biblical Literature, &c.

lu the press, The Revolt of the Bees. A Tale, in Prose.

Mrs. Peck, Author of the Bard in the West, has in the press, Napoleon, or the Mysteries of the Hundred Days,

Mr. M'Henry, Autbor of the improv. ed Spanish Grammar, &c. has in the press, Synonyms of the Spanish Language explained, and illustrated by co

pious extracts from the best Spanish Poets.

The Rev. Rutton Morris has in the press, The Elements of French Gram. mar, illustrated with cuts : translated from the French, and intended as a First Book.

The Rev. Ingram Cobbin has in the press, Elements of Arithmetic for Children, on a plan entirely new,

In the press, in one vol. 8vo., The History of the Crusades against the Albigenses in the Thirteenth Century, Translated from the French of J. C. L. Simonde de Sismondi. With an Introductory Essay by the Translator.

ART. XIV. LIST OF WORKS RECENTLY PUBLISHED.

HISTORY. Memoirs of the Court of Henry the Eighth. By Mrs. A. T. Thomson, 2 vols. 8vo. with a portrait, ll. 8s.

MEDICINE. An Exposition of the State of the Me. dical Profession in the British Dominions, and of the Injurious Effects of the Monopoly by Usurpation of the Royal College of Physicians in London. 8vo. 9s.

the Surrey Institution, as a Popular Illustration of the general Laws and Phenomena of Creation, in its Unorganized and Organized, its Corporeal and Mental Departments. By John Mason Good, M.D. F.R.S. F.R.S.L. Mem. Am. Phil. Soc. & F.L.S. of Philadelphia. 3 vols. 8vo. 11. 16s.

POEMS. Poems, principally on Sacred Subjects. By the Rev. Robert Brown. 12mo. 5s.

Osric, a Missionary Tale, with other Poems. By Charlotte Elizabeth,

Izram, a Mexican Tale. By the Author of Osric. 6s.

MISCELLANBOUS.

A Review of the Character and Wri. tings of Lord Byron ; reprinted from the North American Review. Foolscap 8vo. with a portrait, 3s.

Observations on the Importance and Advantage of the Educatiou of the People: in a Letter to James Taylor, Esq. High Sheriff of Worcestershire. By Henry Martin. ls.

Review of the Evangelical Magazine, and Christian Guardian, for May, 1826, on the Apocrypha Controversy. Extracted from the Edinburgh Christian Instructor. 8vo. 6d.

Letters in Defence of the British and Foreign Bible Society, addressed to a Friend in the Country. Letter the Second. On the Lawfulness of Circulating the Apocrypha. 8vo. Is.

POLITICAL ECONOMY. An Essay on the Circunstances which determine the Rate of Wages, and the Condition of the Labouring Classes, By J. R. M'Culloch, Esq. 18mo. 15.

An Address to the Manufacturers of the United Kingdom, stating the Causes which have led to the unparalleled calamities of our Manufacturing Poor ; and the Proposal of a Remedy. By William Hale. 8vo. Od.

THEOLOGY. The Elements of Moral Philosophy and Christian Ethics. By Dan. Dewar, L.L.D. Minister of the Tron Church, Glasgow, &c. 2 vols. 8vo. 11. 4s.

The Shepherd of Israel. By the Rev. J. Thornton. 18mo. Is. 6d.

Pastoral Bereavement improved : including a Funeral Oration at the inter

NATURAL PHILOSOPHY. The Book of Nature; being a Succession of Lectures formerly delivered at

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of the late P. T. Charrier, of Liver- and Cochin China. 2s. 64. each ; or topool, by W. M. Walker, and a Funeral gether, 5s. 6d, boards. Sermon, by W. Roby. 8vo. 2s.

Travels and Adventures in the Persian

Provinces on the Southern Banks of TRAVELS AND TOPOGRAPHY.

the Caspian Sea. By James B. Fraser. Biblical Researches and Travels in 4to. ll. 11s. 6d. Russia, including a Tour in the Crimea, Narrative of a Tour through Hawaii and the Passage of the Caucasus; with or Owhyhee. By William Ellis. Svo. observations on the State of the Rabbin- 12s. nical and Karaite Jews, the Mahome- An Historical and Descriptive Narradans, and the Pagan Tribes inhabiting tive of Twenty Years' Residence in South the Southern Provinces of the Russian America, containing Travels in Arauco, Empire. By Dr. Henderson, Author of Chile, Peru, and Colombia ; with au Ac“ A Residence in Iceland.” With maps count of the Revolution, its Rise, Proand plates. 8vo.

gress, and Resalts. By W. B StevenArvendel; or Sketches in Italy and son, formerly Private Secretary to the Switzerland. 8vo. 3x. 6d.

President and Captain General of Quilo, The Modern Traveller. Parts XXV. Colonel, and Governor of Esmeraldas, and XXVI. containing Birmah, Siam, &c. &c. 3 vols. 8vo, with plates. 21 2s.

TO CORRESPONDENTS. We had intended to abstain from all further reference to the Apocrypha Controversy;' but seven or eight pamphlets have since appeared, of which some brief notice shall be taken in our next.

VOL. XXV. NEW SERIES.

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Abraham, his deliverance from Ur, or the
fire of the Cheldees, a Jewish tale, 271,

2.
Africa, central and northern, travels in,
by Major Denham and Captain Clap-
perton, 404, et seq. ; cause of the power-
ful influence of the British consul over
the Bashaw of Tripoli, 404, 5; the
English government determines to
make an attempt to enter Bornou, &c.
from Tripoli, 405; Major Denham's
interesting interviews with a young fe-
male, sister of a native merchant, near
Mourzouk, 406, 8; the route of the
party lay through the desert between
Fezzan and Bornou, 408; they pass
various Oases, ib.; description of
them, ib.; the great lake Tchad, ib. ;
the party are met by the cavalry of the
Sheikh of Bornou, 409; description of
the meeting, troops, 8C., ib.; armour of
the Sheikh's negroes, 410; introduction
to the Sheikh, 410, Il; surprise of the
people on hearing the Major's musical
bot, and conduct of the Sheikh, 40; his-
tory of the Sheikh, and of his rise to
power, 411, 12; the visit of audience,
412; Major Denham accompanies the
Sheikh on a predatory attack, ib.;
character and behaviour of the Negro
general, Barca Gana, ib. ; the Major's
religion excites the suspicion of the
Sheikh's charm-writer or chaplain, 413;
interview with the Sultan of Mandora,
414 ; unsuccessful result of the pre-
datory expedition, 414, 15; Major D.
is made prisoner, ib. ; escapes with great
difficulty, 416; death of ihe Bashaw's
general, ib.; Major D.'s life preserved
by the charm-writer, 417; is kindly
treated by a deposed sultan, ib. ; result
of an expedition against the Munga
nation, 418; disgrace of Barca Gana,
ib.; interesting account of his restora-
tion to the Sheikh's favour, 418, 19;
death of Dr. Oudney and of Mr. Toule,
ib. ; Captain Clapperton arrives at
Kano, in Haussa, 419.; its bad situa-
tion, ib.; arrival at Sackatoo, 420;

kis first audience with Sultan Bello, ib. ;
he exhibits his astronomical apparatus lo
the Sultan, ib.; is visited by Ateeko,
a disgraced brother of the Sultan,
ib. ; and by the public executioner, 422 ;
singular anecdote respecting this person-
age, ib.; Captain C. returns to Tri-

poli, 423.
Albigenses, the country of the, the birth-place

of the Provençal muses, 314.
Alexander I. of Russia, Lloyd's sketch

of his life, &c. 386, et seq.
Animals, Dr. Chalmers on cruelty to,

549, et seq.
Ascetic, an Indian, of the temple of Karli,

description of, 59.
Attack, predatory, by the Bornouese

and Arabs on the Felatah villages in
central Africa, interesting account of

it, 414, et seq.
Babington, a tragedy, 564, et seq.
Baillie's, Marianne, Lisbon, in the years

1821, 22, and 23, 91, et seq.; ' Adam
alive again' in Portugal, 91; the au-
thor's description of the horrors, of
Lisbon, 92, 3; verses on the charms of

her native country, 93, 4.
Barbadoes, outrageous conduct of the gentle-

men, &c. of Bridgelown in that island,
and demolition of the Methodist chapel,

106, 7.
Barbadoes, the most ancient colony of

the British empire, 283.
Barbauld's, Mrs. Legacies for young

ladies, 70, et seq.; letter from Grimalkin
to Selima, 80, et seq.; extract from her
letters on female studies, 82; the death-
bed, 82, 3; letter of a young king, an

allegory of the new year, 83.
Barca Gana, principal Negro general of

the Sheikh of Bornou, his remarkable

history, 409, et seq.
Barton's, Bernard, devotional verses, &c.

236, et seq.; design of the present work,
237, 8; Jacob's dream, 239; Daniel's
vision of the hewn tree, 240 ; character
and execution of the work, 241, 2;
the office of poetry is not to teach,

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but to elevate the mind, 248; a soli-
loquy, written during the interruption of

the composition of the volume, 242, 3.
Barton's missionary memorial, &c. 560,

et seg, ; extract, 560, 1.
Bassett's Molech, a sacred drama, 564,

el seg.; extract, 567.
Bernard, account of the life and writings of,

41, et seg.
Bible society, conduct of, 352, et seg.;

resolution of the parent committee in re-
ference lo excluding the apocrypha, 352;
the resolution declared to be unsatis.
factory' by the Edinburgh committee,
ib. ; intolerant spirit displayed in the
second statement of the Edinburgh
committee, ib.; charges of Dr. Thom-
son against the parent society, 353;
opinion of Mr. Haldane, ib. ; real ob-
ject of the pamphlets written by these
two gentlemen, ib. ; grounds upon
which the Edinburgh committee pro.
nounce the resolution of the parent
committee' unsatisfactory,' 354; list
of the members of the special committee,
ib.; conduct pursued by the com-
mittee, 356 ; Dr. Thomson's opinjou
of their conduct, with remarks on it,
357, 8; his charges against the
committee considered, 358, et seq. i
the true character, object, and prin-
ciple of the British and Foreigo bible
society, 361 ; declaration of the society,
in regard to its views, &c. in its first ad-
vertisement, 261; objection of Mr. Hal
dane, 362 ; remarks on bis objection,
ib, et seq.; disingenuous statements of
Mr. Haldane, 364, et seq. ;, the chosen
friends of the bible society, on the
continent, stated to be Arians, Soci.
nians, Freethinkers, &c, 366, 7; the
subject of co-operating with improper
persons in the distribution of the bible
considered, 367, et seq.; observations
on Dr. Thomson's plan of co-opera-
tion, 371, 2; the laws of the British
and Foreign bible society shewn not to

framed with the express in-
cuscluding the apocrypha

every copy distributed by it,
374, disingenuous conduct of Dr.
panThomson and Mr. Gorham, 376; the

Biography, religious, of the present day,

remarks on it, 329.
Blaquiere's Greek revolution, 193, et seq.

narrative of a second visit
to Greece, 193, et seq.
Blomfield's, Dr. charge to the clergy

of the diocese of Chester, 273, el seq.
Bombay, ils situation, climale, &c. 51;

superior to Madras, 52.
Books, the various modes of deriving in-

struction from them, besides that of read-

ing them, 163.
Burnou, Sheikh of, military appearance of

his troops, 409, 10.
Bridges's recollections of foreign travel,

on life, literature, and self knowledge,
339, et seq. ; suspicion respecting the
genuineness of the work, 339; the au-
thor's account of his early life, 340; evil
consequences of a retired and defectioe
education, combined with a native timidity,
of disposition, ib.; and of too strong locai
allractions, 341; the author visits the
continent, 34%; a residence on the con-
linent asserled to be preferable to one in
England, ib. ; the author writes poetry,
343; studies heraldry and genealogy, ib.;
gives an ample detail of his ills, real and

imaginary, ib. et seg.
Burder's psalms and hymns for public

worship, selected from Dr. Watts, &c.
470, et seq. ; views of the author on the
subject of a new selection of hymns, &c.
471, 2; list of the authors from whose
compositions the present selection is
made, 472; difficulty of introducing
a new selection of hymns, &c. into
public use, 472, et seg. ; general re-

marks on the subject, ib.
Burman, Mrs. Judson's account of the

Americau baptist mission to, 482, et seq.
Butcher's chronology of the kings of

England, 70, et seq.
Butler's geography of the globe, &c.

469, et seq. ; notice of some errors in

the work, 470.
Canadas, the, Talbot's five years' resi-

dence in, 244, et seq. s glance at the
state of the British colonies in Asia
and Africa, 244,5; considerations re-
specting Canada and Botany Bay, as
entitled to preference in the choice of
- a place for emigration, 246 ; terrors

of the musquito and the black fly, 247;
evil consequence of the exorbitant sees
attending the government grant, of
lands in the Canadas, 248, 9; the
system of government defective, 230;
conduct of Gourlay, in Canada, 251, 2.

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wincharge oricirculating the apocrypha

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considered, 377, et seg, s remarks on
*the alleged danger of circulating it,

concluding remarks, 382; pote
$2 Mr.

Gorham, repelling his fresh
calumnies against the Eclectic re-

viewer, 383, 4.

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present work, 520; is an improves
ment on the schemes of some prior
writers, ib. ; his statement that the
present crisis is an interval preceding
a time of unprecedented trouble con-
sidered, 521; Napoleon the king
who shall do according to his will,
522 et seq.; remarks on the author's
hypothesis in reference to the want of
chronological order and of the con
secutive connexion of events, 524 ;
predictions of euenls by Daniel, with Mr.
C.'s illustration of their sulfilment, 524 et
seq.; objections to his explanation,
526,7; his application of the prophecy
to the character of the king examined,
527, 8; attempt to shew that the
kings in Daniel's prophecy are india
vidual kings, 528; the author's illus.
tration unsatisfactory, ib. ; remarks
on the second part, concerning the
time of trouble, and the probable des-
tiny Eugland during thať time,

Carrington's Dartmoor ; a descriptive

poem, 431 et seq. ; notice of the illus.
'trations, notes, &c. appended to the

work, 431 ;. extracts; 432 et seq.
Caves of Elora, probable origin of, 66.
Chalmers on cruelty to aniinals, 549, et
seq.; on the charity of a universe, 558, 9.

's few thoughts on the abolition
of colonial slavery, 549 et seq. ; Dr.
C. Taments that the abolitionists and
the planters have bitherto stood at so
great a distance from one another,
549 ; remarks on his observations, ib.
et seq.; he offers something like an
apology for the former abettors of the
slave-trade, 551; scheme proposed by
Dr. C., 552; extracts from some recent
tracts on the evils of the slave-lrade, 553

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529, 30.
Crisis, the, by the Res. E. Cooper, 518,

et seq.

et seq.

Chamberlain, Mr. J. late missionary to

India, Yeates's memoirs of, 504 el seq.
Chapel, Methodist, in Barbadoes, au-

thentic report of the debate in the
house of Commons relative to the

demolition of, 97 et seq.
Charge, Dr. Blomfield's, to the clergy of

the diocese of Chester, 273 el seg. ;
this lordship avows his determination to

enforce the discipline of the church,
273, 4 ; pronounces that the establishment
must sink, if the clergy fail in zeal, 8c.
275 ; advises them in regard to their
mode of delivery, 276,7; asserts that
** the main end of all government is the

support of settled rules, 277 ; remarks
upon this assertion, 277, 8; distin-
guishes between a conformity to the rubrics
and an observance of the canons, 278;
observations on the rubrics and the
canons, 278, 9; other subjects of the
charge, 279; he cautions against en-
dungering the particular church to which

we belong, 280.
Chinese and Hiodoos originally the same

people, 67.
Christianity, Gurney's essays on the

evidences, doctrines, and practical

operation of, 289 et seq.
Clapperton's travels and discoveries in

North and Central Africa, in the years

1822 23-24, 404 et seq.
Colonies, Britisb West India, the slavery
of, delineated, 97 et seq.

slave, of Great Britain, 97
et seq.
Comforts, cottage, by Esther Hewlett,

Dartmoor, a descriptive poein, by N, T.

Carrington, 431, et seq.
David's grammatical parallel of the an-

cient and modern Greek languages,

translated by John Mitchell, 90, et sego
Davison's discourses on prophecy, 25 et

seg. ; view of the prophecies, as taken by
the author in the present work, 25, 6;
** his general object, 26; the prophetic wri-

tings given in a time of great corruption
and moral darkness, 28; they hold an
intermediale place between the Mosaic
late and the gospel, 29, 30; remarks on
the Author's exposition of the Mosaic
law, 30 et seq. ; the subjects of prophecy
varied, 33; on the reconcileableness of
the contingency of human actions with
the Divine foreknowledge, 34 ; ex-
tract from Lord Bacon on the sources
of heresy, 35; the author's remarks
on foreknowledge and predestination
considered, 35, 6; his three conditions
as criteria of inspiration, 36; their ap-
plication to the Scripture prophecies,

ib.
Denham's and Clapperton's travels and

discoveries in Northern and Ceistral
Africa, in the years 1822, 23, 24, 404

et seq.

188 et seq.

Confession, auricular, ils demoralising in-

fuence, 185.
Cooper's Crisis, 513 et seq. ; aith of the

Despatch, Lord Bathurst's, to the West
India colonies; its reception, &c.

&c. at
*the various istands, 105 et seq.
Dewar's elements of morat philosophy

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