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Knights of the Swan, or the Court tilda and Elizabeth, in 4 Vols ; of Charlemagne, a Romance, from “ Lewis de Bonceur, by Catherine the French of the Countess of Lara, in 2 Vols ;" * Durval and Genlis, in 2 Vols ;” “ Paul and Adelaide, by the same;" “ ConseVirginia, from the French of Ber- quences, or Adventures of Wraxall nardin St. Pierre, with original Castle;" “ Hannah Hewit, or the Sonnets, by Helen Maria Willi- Female Crusoe, by Mr. Dibdin, in ams;" “ James the Fataliit, a phi- 3 Vols ;" “ The Manfion-House, losophical Romance, from the

from the in 2 Vols;" 6 The Creole, or the French of the late M. Diderot;" Haunted Inand, by Samuel Arnold, “ The History of Peregrinus Pro. jun. in 3 Vols;" “ The Mystery teus, the Philosopher, from the of the Black Tower, by J. Palmer, German of Wielaw, in 2 Vols;" jun. in 2 Vols;" “ Love's Pilgrim" The Life and Opinions of Sebal- age, in 3 Vols;" « Memoirs of the dus Nothanker, translated from the Ancient House of Clarendon, in German of Frederic Nicolai, by 3 Vols ;" “ Agatha, in 3 Vols;" Thomas Dutton, A. M. Vol. 1 ;" * Memoirs of the Marquis de Ville“ The Black Valley, a Tale, from bon, in a Series of Letters, in the German of Weber, Author of 2 Vols;" “ The Woodland Cotthe Sorcerer ;” and “ Albert de tage, in 4 Vols;" “ The Farmer of Nordenfhild, translated from the Inglewood Forest, by Elizabeth German, in 2 Vols. The follow- Helme, in 4 Vols;" is The Hering belong to the same class of mit of Caucasus, by Joseph Mosery publications : " The Foreiters, al

in 2 Vols ;” The Abstract, a Chatered from the French, by Miss racter from Life, in 3 Vols ;" Gunning, in 4 Vols;" " The Ab- “ Montgomery, or Scenes in Wales

, bey of Clugny, by Mrs. Meeke, in in 2 Vols;" " Eloise de Montblanc 3 Vols ;" * Anzolttia Zadofki, by by a Young Lady of Fashion, in Mrs. Howell, in 2 Vols;" “ Geor- 4 Vols;" Augusta Fitzherbert, gina, or the Advantages of grand or Anecdotes of Real Characters Connections, by the fame, in 2 in 2 Vols ;" « The Castle of InchVols ;" “ The Children of the vally, a Tale, by Stephen Cullen, Abbey, by Maria Roche, in 4 in 3 Vols;"''The 'Sorrows of Vols; ' “ Joan, by Matilda Fitz- Edith, by Mrs. Burke, in 2 Vols;" John, in 4 Vols ;" “ Irabinda of “A Goslip's Story, and Legendary Bellefield, by Mrs. Courtney, in Tales, by Mrs. Weft, in 2 Vols; 3 Vols ;" “ Selet Fairy Tales, from “ The Mansion-House, by a Young the German of Wiela', in 2 Vols;” Gentleman, in 2 Vols; ' “ Man“ The History of Ned Evans, in fredi, Baron St. Osmond, an old 4 Vols ;" “ Maria, or the Vicarage, Englith Romance, by Sarah Lansin 2 Vols;” “ Eding:on, by R. dell, in 2 Vols ;"""" The Ruins of Hey, Esq. in 2 Vols ; " " Clemen. Avondale Priory, by Mrs. Kelly, tina, by J. I. Cambon;" “ The in 3 Vols;" “Delves, by Mrs. GunMagnanimous Amazon, in 2 ning, in 2 Vols;" « Horrid MyfVols ;" * Angelo, by E. H. Iliff, teries, from the German of Grore, in 2 Vois;" " Adela Northington, by P. Will, in 4 Vols ;" and "The in 3 Vols,” “Fatality, in 3 Vols;" Disappointed Heir, by A. Gomer“ The Pavilion, in 4 Vols;" “Ma- fall, in 2 Vols.”



Of the Year 1796.


HEN we turn our attention illustrated with several plates. The

to the foreign productions contributors to this volume are, of the year, we still find ourselves M. Friebe, M. G. F. Engelmann, very scantily supplied with mate. M. Ornæus, M. Laxmann, M. P. rials for presenting to our readers Eberhard Schræter, M. Dalgreen, an historical catalogue of the lite- Dr. Formey, and M. Pallas. At rature of the northern European Riga, M. H. Storch has published kingdoms, and of the United Pro. the first volume of “ Materials vinces, now denominated the Ba- towards a Knowledge of the Rustavian republic. Among the few fian Empire,” which consists of a articles belonging to the Russian selection of Rufian tracts, transdominions, of which we have seen lated entirely, or in part, into the any account, we have to annonnce German language. At the same the Vth, Vith, VIIth, and VIIIth place, M. W. A. Hupel has pubparts of Mr. Herder's “ Letters to liftred, from the original of general promote Humanity” (perhaps the J. H. Von Weymarn, a treatise word Humanization, if we may be « On the First Campaign of the allowed to use it, will better con- Russian Army against the Prussians, vey to the English reader an idea in the Year 1757,” which is a vaof the author's meaning), published luable document refpecting an inat Riga. In some of our preceding teresting period in the seven years' volumes we have introduced to our war.- At Petersburg, M. F. E. readers the former parts of this Schroeder has published “ Dr. J. ingenious and interesting work, in Reinegg's General Historical and the order of their appearance. Topographical Description of CauEnglish poetry is chara&terized by cafus, compiled from his PoftMr. Herder in his VIIIth part; humous Papers, Vol. I.” which the but not with uniform impartial author's literary talents, and the justice to some of our most favour- opportunity he enjoyed of collectite authors, especially in his com- ing information during five diffeparison of their merits with those rent journeys into the Caucasean of the most popular of the German mountains, will render an acceptpoets.-At. Petersburg, the ist vo- able present to the naturalist, the lume of “ Prize Papers and Exays historian, and the geographer. - At of the Free Economical Society at the same place have appeared three Petersburg," has been published, numbers of well-executed acquacontaining many valuable articles, tinta plates, of which there are fix


in each number, entitled “The Bishop of Linkoping," who appears Cries of Petersburg,” drawn and to have been a very respectable and etched by Schoenberg and Geiller. liberal man; too liberal to escape These plates contain views of dif. the persecution of his less informed ferent parts of the city of Peters- and envious contemporaries. - At burg, with figures of the persons Stockholm a splendid work has who follow their trades in the appeared, entitled 6 Ex Museo streets, each in his proper habili. Regis Sueciæ Antiquarum e Marments; accompanied with de- more Statuarum Series integra;" scriptions, conveying every neces- which presents to the public, in sary information respecting the sub- seventeen copperplates, an idea of jects, in French and German. the nature and value of many an

Among the few articles which tique ftatues, purchased at Rome we have seen announced in Swedisix by Gustavus III. accompanied with literature, we find “ Memoirs of defcriptions, attributed to C. F. the Society for the Promotion of Von Fredenheim, inspector of the general Knowledge among the Citi. royal cabinet. zens, Vol. I. Parts 1-6." pub- The Danish dominions have been lished at Stockholm. This useful unusually barren of literary pro work is more particularly adapted ductions during the year 1796, or to the improvement of political we have been peculiarly unfortueconomy ainong the Swedes, and nate in our inquiries concerning according to the situation and cli- them.

them. At Altona, C. Fred. Cramer mate of their country: but it offers has published a work, intitled “ On many valuable hints from which my Lot, a Manuscript for my other nations may profit. So, like. Friends," which is valuable as a wife, does the periodical work, en- document illustrating the spirit of titled “ The Economical the times in Deumark. It appears, Journal,” published at the same that M. Cramer, having advertised place, containing essays on various a translation of Petion's works on important subjects, coincident with the subject of legislation, and exthe design of the work. The last prefled himself in his advertisevolume of which we have seen any ment in terms of praise respecting notice, consists of the papers re- the author, received a severe repriceived and approved from January mand from the government at Coto June 1794.–At the same place, penhagen; on his modestly justiM. J. Alb. Flintberg has published fying what he had written, he was a treatise on “ The Maritime Law ordered to be dismissed from his of Sweden, with Remarks, con- professorship at Kiel, with the altaining the new Ordinances intro. lowance of half his salary, provided duced into it, with an Account of he would avoid all propagation of the Duties of the Swedish Consuls his principles. The petition of his at the several foreign Ports, and colleagues, who gave him a very the Perquisites due to them;" which high character, was unavailing to must prove an useful publication prevent the execution of the harsh to those who are engaged in com- and impolitic fentence. His acmercial connections with that count of the whole transaction, couutry–At Abo, professor Teng- and his reflections upon it, do hoftræem bas published well-written nour to his cemper and indepen"Memoirs of Dr. J. E. Terserus, dent spirit. At the same place,



M. A. F. Hecker has published the Country, by J. Florentius Martifirst part of a “Repository of Pa- net, Fellow of the Dutch Society thological Anatomy and Physio- of Sciences, &c.” illustrated with logy,” and in the prosecution of plates. These eays, which we his plan is promised the assistance believe have already appeared in of several of the most able ana- the Haarlem Transactions, contain tomists of the present day. What useful materials for a natural history he has already performed is highly of the Dutch territory, and remarks spoken of by the foreign reviewers and observations that will not At Copenhagen, M. J. Sylvester prove unacceptable to foreigners as Saxthorp, lecturer on midwifery, well as to natives.-At Utrecht, has published " An Examination M. Jer. de Bosch has published the of Obstetrical Instruments, an In- long-wished-for edition of the augural Differtation,” which is “ Anthologia Græca," with the stated to abound in judicious re. Latin version of Hugo Grotius. marks, that will be found of con- The original of this version, which fiderable use to practitioners.-At is an excellent one, and in many the same place, Dr. C. H. Pfaff respects superior to all others, lay has translated, from the enlarged for a considerable time concealed English edition, “ Browne's System from the inquiries of the learned, of Medicine, with a critical Dif. in the possession of the celebrated sertation on the Brunonian Prin- Dorville. The younger Burmann ciples;" from the appearance of obtained permission from his sur. which, together with the other viving fon to take a copy of it; translations of that author's Ele- which after his death came into the ments, and the late speculative pro- hands of our editor.

And he exductions of medical writers on the presses his hope of being able to continent, we may perceive that a procure the whole of Dorville's change is rapidly taking place in critical labours on these poems, foreign medical science.

which, with his own remarks, and With respect to the productions such as he may think proper to of the Batavian republic, we have select from the works of other crireceived scarcely any information tics, he intends to publish in a fufince our last imperfect notice of ture volume. The literary world Dutch literature. At Utrecht, M. is much indebted to himn for the Hennert, mathematical professor, present volume, and will impatihas published " A Treatise on the ently expect the supplementary one. Fortification of Towns and Camps, The publications in German liand the Range of Bombs, with a terature which call for our first Plan of Instruction for Officers.” notice, are such as belong to the This publication is spoken of as a department of Biblical Criticism and very valuable manual for profef- Theology. In this number we find fional men, and an honourable tef- " Novum Teftamentum Græce. timony of the learned professor's Textum ad Fidem Codicum, Vergpatriotism, in devoting his diftin- onuin, et Patrum recensuit, et Lecguished talents to the tervice of his tionis Varietatem adjecit, D. O. Jac. country.--At Amsterdam, a volume Griesbach. - Volumen I. Quatuor has been published, intitled “ Elays Evangelia complectens. Editio and Observations in Natural Hif- fecunda, emendatior, multoque lotory, chiefly relating to our own cupletior, 8vo.” The two volumes 1796.


of the first edition of this very va- mathematical demonftration, tña luable and important work were the Ravian manuscript, so called publiñed in the years 1775 and from professor Rave of Upsal, to 1777, and raised the author to di- whom it belonged in the last censtinguished eminence among bi- tury, is a bungling and contemptblical critics. Since their appear ible forgery, of which pouse whatance, he has diligently employed ever can be made in any question himself in collecting materials for of biblical criticism. The sources carrying his work to the highest whence, as he fhews beyond dispitch of perfection in his power. pute, it was compiled, are indicatThe volume before us is part of ed in the title-page. To this work the result of his arduous labours, in the author has added an appendix, which he appears to have used the containing, 1. Addenda to Wetutmoft care to settle the text as stein's Collection of various Read. perfectly as possible, and to men- ings from the Complutenfian Edi. tion every various reading, of real tion. 2. A Letter written to Mr. importance, that had been either Travis on the ist of December noticed by former editors, or ob- 1785, of great importance in the served by himself in his very nu- controverty relative to the authen. merous collections. To the whole ticity of John, v. 7. the contents he has prefixed seven sections of of which he was so disingenuous as Prolegomena, which prefent us with to with-hold from the public. This abundant proofs of extensive eru- letter to the defender of the spu. dition, and profound critical skill. rious passage is sufficiently severe

, It is highly honourable to our own but not more fo than his conduct country, that Dr. Griesbach was warranted. -- At Hilburghausen, a encouraged in his undertaking by republication has appeared, with the munificent patronage of the corrections, omissions, and addiduke of Grafton, at whose expence tions, of “ Dr. J. G. Rosenmüller's a confiderable number of copies has History of the Interpretation of the been printed on paper sent on pur- Holy Scriptures in the Chriftian pose from England, of a much sin. Church, from the Age of the Apoperior quality to that of the com- stles to that of Origen, Part 1."mon edition. This work was At Lemgo, M.I.F. Leun has pubprinted in Germany, and is pub- lished the first and second volumes lined both at Halle, and in Lon- of " A Manual for a cursory Readdon.-At Berlin, another impor- ing of the New Testament, intant work in biblical criticism has tended for the Use of Schools and been published, intitled “Codicis Universities,” which is drawn up Manufcripti N.T. Græci Raviani, much in the form of a dictionary, in Bibliotheca Regiâ Berolinenfi and contains the significations of publicâ affervati Examen ; quo the principal words and modes of oftenditur, alteram ejus Partem ma- expreslion in the New Testament, jorem ex Editione Complutensi, als according to the order in which teram minorem ex Editione, Ro. they occur.–At Erfurt, professor berti Stephani tertiâ, effe defcrip. Christ. Gotthilf Herrmann has pubtam, inftituit Georgius Gottlieb lined “ Elements of the Christian Pappelbaum, &c." In this work Religion, for the Use of Academies the author has proved, with a and Schools of the middle Rank," weight of evidence equal to that of which is said to be executed with


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