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137 {mooth and flowing in its style, and which and confits of three movements; the fee is relieved by a movement in, conceived cond of which is in D major, and poffeffcs with much vivacity of imagination. But much tafte. The second lolo, which is in the praise so justly due to the civo first of D minur, is a charining composition. Its these fonatas, is vet exceeded by that first movement is spirited, pleasing, and which we owe to the third. This last scientific; the fecond, which is in adagio piece we find replete with partagus that in A minor, is particularly elegant and announce great warmth of faney and expreflive; whilst the third is fimple, yet strength of judgment. The firit move. animating. With the third folo, excepe ment is highly spirited, yet regular; its middle movement, which is conceived while the second, an air in ả, with vari

in a very retined fryle, we are not so forations, is characterized by its peculiar cibly struck ; yet we must observe, that taste and beauty of melody.

the subject of the third movement is pretThree Hymns and Three Anthems, com

ty and novel. The fourth and fifth pieces posed for the Asylum and Magdalen charels,

are remarkable for the beauty of their relpeetfully dedicated to the Governors of cholé adagio movements; and the sixth is unicharities, by Mrs. Barthelemon, 55. Linley. formly excellent.

It is of course a particular gratifica- The Happy Dreamer, a Ballad. tion to us, when we are enabled to speak Mulic, with an Accompanyment for the Harp favourably of fe nale compositions ; and or Piano-Forte, by D. Corri, is. Corri & Co. Mrs. Barthelemon, whose present work

With this ballad of Mr. Corri we are (Op. 3) rauks above the common pro: particularly plesed. The melody is reductions from female hands, aifords us an ample opportunity for that gratification.markably mooth, and happily expressive

of the words. The Soldier encamped on the Coast : a cele

A Seletion of the most admired Country b:ated ballad, sung by Maftur Wal;h, at Vauxhall-Gardens. The words by Capt. Charles

Dinces, Reels, Strathspeys, &c. with their projames. The melody composed by Chui les Dig

per Figures, as perfumed at all polite AssemLonginan and Broderip. and Violin. By J. Harbour, 3s. Longman & Co.

blies Arranged for the Harp, Piano-Forte, This ballad, the melody only of which Mr. Dignum claims, is pleasingly con

This selection certainly nicrits its title. ceived, and characteristic of the words to

The greater part of the articles are adwhich it is applied.

micably adapted to the purpose for which

they were composed. Originality and Mrs. Jordan's favourite Song in Vortigen ; vivacity pervade almost every page, and, composed by Mr. William Linl.y. Ditto. together with the excellent balles which

With the plaintive fimplicity of this are given ́to most of the mclodies, form a little air we were much delighted. It very desirable collection. is not perfectly scientific, nor is the bass fo well chofen as it might have been; style. Composed by F. Reels, 5s. Corri & Co.

Six Easy Ductts for Two Flutes, in a familiar but with the lovers of ballads, the beauty of the melody will amply atong för We find in these duerts, the parts of these defects.

which are printed separately, a style perSix Solos pour la Flute avec Accompagnement the title-page, and think them particularly

fectly consonant with that announced in de Baffe. Dédiés à Monsieur le Marquis de la Bourdonnags, Otficier de la Gendarmerie. Come adapted for the practice of such non-proposés par F. Divienne. 7s.6d. Longinan & Co.

fellurs as wish to have their ear's gratisied,

while they are improving their execution. After an attentive investigation of these Thry are throughout conceived with much Solos, we find ourselyes entitled to the plcalingness of fancy, whilt, by their gepleasure of giving them great commenda

neral excellence, they serve to confirin our cion. A very relpectable portion of sci- opinion, that music may be extremely good, ence, and a thorough acquaintance with and yet very familiar. the flute, is apparent in almost every movement. It itrikes is, that by some

“ Sweet Jarc, I always thought on You,“ a trivial alterations marked by the infertion

much admired long. The air composed and of small notes, those passages that are par

sung by Wr. Dignum, at the Theatre Royal,

Drury-lune. The Words by Mr. Upton, Is. ricularly adapted to the flute, might have been rendered also practicable for the

Longman & Broderip, piano-forte, which would have produced Mr. Dignum has evinced a pleasing a valuable acquisition to performers on that fancy in several little efforts of this dea instrument. The first piece is in G major, scripiian ; and the préseit, though not

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amongst the happiest of his conceptions, is end of the minor key to the major. The far from wanting attraction. One con- second fonata poffefses some passages highly fiderable recon mendation is, that it is pleasing, and as frequently striking for perfectly characteristic.

their boldness of execution as for their Three Sonatas for the Piano-Forte or Harpfis delicacy and elegance :' and the third is chord, with an Accompanyment for the Violin. ably confructed both in respect to concepCompoted, and most humbly dedicated to Miss tion and theory. Neave, by L. Boutmy, 6s. J. Fentum.

The Muffin Man, a favourite song, as sung The general style of these Sonaras is by Mr. Dighton with universal Approbation, at 'masterly. The feveral movements con

Sadler's Wells. The words by T. Dibdin ; trast cach other happily, and add the composed by J. Moorehead, Is. Longman & Co. beauty of arrangement to that of compofi- To those who have a predilection for tion. The first piece, which is in G fimple melody and 'humourous words, we minor, opens very pleasingly, and, in the can recommend this little production, beginning of its second movement, much Each verse is followed by a few words in effect is produced by the inversion of the prose, which are spoken, and afford muere subject, as also by the change towards the scope to the fancy of the finger.

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ACUTE DISEASES.

No. of Cafes. No. of Cases. Hæmorrhagy from the Nose SCARLATINA Anginosa

from the Kidneys

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Vomiting of Blood
Small Pox

7
Menorrhagia

3 Hooping-cough

Fluor Albus 4

5 Malignant Fever

Prolapsus Uteri
Acute Rheumatism
Catarrh

6

Hernia Sore Throat

Schirrous Liver

4 Aphthous Sore-throat

Jaundice

3 Inflammation of the Bowels

Gravel

I Peritoneal Inflammation

Tabes mesenterica

6 Low Fever

Ulcer of the Rectum
Dysphagia

1 Puerperal Fever, Acute Diseases of Infants

Lichen
Scaly tettar

2 CHRONIC DISEASES.

I&thyosis

Netile-rah Afthenia

14 Impetigo Hysteria

6 Inflamed puflules St. Vitus's Dance

Scalled Head and Crusta Lactea Anasarca

6 Phthiriasis Chronic Rheumatism Lumbago

Thrush

3 Paralysis

3 Erythema Apoplexy

Furunculi Hydrocephalus

Anthrax Cephalæa

4 Lupus Melancholia Dyspepsia

PERIODICAL DISEASES.

9 Chlorosis

3 Quartan Gastrodynia

II Tertian Bilious Vomiting

3 Hectica Senilis' Enterodynia

7 Hectica Adolescentium Diarrhea Cough and Dyspnea

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1796.) Public Funds ... Political Affairs.--Great Britain. 739 years. Only one case, out of the eleven for some time past has been productive which occured during the last month, in of violent disorders of the bowels, hemy own practice, terminated fataliy. morrhagies, coughs, pleuritic stitches,

An adult, in whom the rafh was not and a variety of inflammatory complaints; considerable, but whose throat was very among which, acute rheumatism, and camuch ulcerated, became, on the third tarrhalinflamination, have been the most day of the eruption, suddenly frantic and prevalent. ungovernable, the rath disappearing, and Intermittents have not, this autumn,' the ulcerations of the throat being been very numerous. They occur, for almost instantly healed. This mode of the most part, in persons who have retermination is not unfrequent in the scar. sided some time in the neighbourhood of latina anginofa. The phrenetical state marshes. We must not; however, conremains afterwards for one, two, or Gder marth effluvia as the universal cause thrce weeks.

of intermittents, since it is found that Both the small-pox, and the hooping perfons confiantly residing in the most cough, which were the prevailing com- healthy parts of the metropolis are fomeplaints during many months of the pre- times affected with them, as happened sent year, are now considerably on the in the two cases above put down amongst decline.

the periodical diseases. The irregular state of the weather

PUBLIC FUNDS,

Stock-Exchange, Oit. 25, 1796. STOCKS have experienced a confide- last month, at 774-rose till 7th of the

rable rise fince our last. The present present, to 861-fluctuated till the 19th, high prices are owing partly to the tem- when they were at 89-ånd -left off porary influx of money, which the pay- yesterday, 24th, at 897. ment of the dividend has occafioned, 4 PER CENT. ANN. opened on the and partly to the expectations of peace, with ult. at 734-and were yesterday, founded on the million of Lord Malmes- 24th, at 76%. bury. Doubilers, however, the prin- 3 PER CENT. RED. opened on the cipal cause is a certain speculation, which above day, 576--and were yesterday, is necellary to keep up the market, at 24th, at 58. the present moment, when nearly THIR- 3 PER CENT. CONS. were on the TEEN MILLION of navy bills, &c. are 26th last month, at 574 - rose till 12th of about to be taken from the floating debt, the present to 58-after a trifling vari, and funded! When these causes, which ation, were on the 19th ult. at 60--and are temporary, cease, it is apprehended yesterday, 24th, were 59. the funds will again fall to the prices of NAVY Bills, on the 5th of last month, September last. The fuppofition that were at a discount of 141 per cent.-at navy bills will be funded in 3 and 4 which period it was generally supposed, per cents. has given a superiority to the 'they would not be funded till the usial time. fives which they never before expe- - Yesterday, the 24th, they were at a rienced.

discount of only 63. BANK STOCK opened on the uith ENGLISH LOTTERY TICKETS were ult. at 1412 ex. div. and was yesterday, yesterday ul. 135. Oct. 24, at 148.

IRISH do. at ol. 35.
5 PER CENT. ANN: were on the 26th
STATE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS,

In October, 1796.
GREAT BRITAIN.

department of our publication with a THE political transactions of every thort fummary of the most important

nation which possesses the advan- proceedings of parliament. tage of a popular legislature, will be most On the 27th of September, the new satisfactorily underitood from the debates parliament assembled. The first days and discussions of the representative were consumed in the accustomed cerebody. It has therefore been our custom, mony of administering the oaths to the during the feffion, to commence this respective members. The late speaker, MONTÁLY MAG. No, IX,

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Mr ADDINGTON, was unanimously in an address of thanks to his MAJESTYS re-elected with some flattering marks for his gracious intention of setting on of eftcem from both parties, and the foot a negociation for peace. choice was formally approved by his Lord OSSORY seconded the motion. MAJESTY. On the 6th of October, the Earl FITZWILLIAM reminded the fetion was opened by the King in per- house, that he had been an advocate for fon, who, in the speech from the throne, the war at its commencement, and added, assured the houses" That it gave him that he was still an advocate for its conpeculiar satisfaction to recur to their tinuation : “ becaule,” said he,“ the war advice, after the recent opportunity was undertaken to restore order; to de. which had been given of collecting the fend the civilized states of Europe sense of his people engaged in an arduous against the dangers that threatened contest, for the preservation of all that them ; to protect persons and property was most dear-- That he had omitted no from a fatal devaftation ; and to suppress

; endeavours for setting on foot a nego- the tendency of innovating and pernicious ciation to restore peace to Europc-Thar doctrines. In these principles their the steps which he had taken for that Lordhips had engaged, and on these purpose, had at length opened the way principles they had lupported the war. to an immediate and direct negociation- What then was the nature and the purport That he thould immediately lend a perof the proposed address: Why, it was nei. son to Paris, with full powers to treat ther more nor less than a recommendafor peace-That in reviewing the events tion to his Majesty, to acknowledge and of the year, they muft have observed, approve that fyftem he had formerly that by the skill and cxertions of the reprobated and opposed; for he defied navy, our extensive and increasing coin- any man to look back and say, that the merce had been protected to a degree fame causes which existed then for tha alınost beyond example, while the fleets neceflity of the war, did not exist at of the enemy were blocked up in their present.” “ Are you,” said his Lordship, own ports-- That the operations in the prepared to loole Mr. YORK again, with East and Weit Indics, had been both his enfiaming doctrines ? Are you prehoncurable and advantageous to the pared to bring back the gentlemen at nation—That the fortune of war on the Botany Bay! For all these must be done, continent, from the honourable and dig. if you conclude a peacc." His Lordship nified perseverance of his ally, the EM- concluded by proposing an amendment. PEROR, and the good conduct of his The Earl of ĜUILDFORD declared, forces, had lately taken such a turn, as that he thould vote for the address; but night inspire a contidence that the final de fired to have it understood, that this result of the campaign inight prove vote was not to preclude any severe and more disastrous to the enemy, than its strict examination which he might be commencement and progress for a time disposed to institute hercafter into the were favourable to their hopes—That conduct of ministers, in wantenly plungthe hosti!e conduct of the court of Ma- ing us inio the horrors of war. drid had led to discussions, of which he The address was carried without a was not able to acquaint them with the division. result-That he relied on the zeal and Jo the House of Commons, Lord public spirit of the House of Commons MORPETH moved the address, and Sir for such supplies as they might think WILLIAM LOWTHER feconded the necessary for the service of the year.” motion. His MAJESTY concluded with remark- Mr. Fox observed, that his MAJESTY ing,“ That our internal tranquillity had had at length been advised to pursue continued undisturbed - That the general the very intalures which he (Mr: Fox) attachment of his people to the British had frequently solicited the house to constitution had appeared on every oc

recommend. The adoption, therefore, casion.”

at the present moment, of that particular The address was moved in the upper line of conduct which he himself had so house by Farl BATHURST, who, after frequently and so strenuously urged, calling to the recollection of their Lord- was a matter rather extraordinary-he Thips, their former determination to highly approved of every measure that rely upon the wisdom of the executive had been undertaken to bring about a government, respecting a continuation negociation for peace; but if these meaof the war, conceived that it would meet fures were finally crowned with success, the approbation of all parties to concur it was impoflible not to regret, that they

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1796.) Polítical Affairs.-Great Britain.

741 had not been adopted before thousands, to collect, and call forth the whole force and even millions had perished in the of the country, if necessary, in fupport fatal contest. He said, that the speech of all that was most dear and valuable to deferved praise in many parts. Those them. He expressed his satisfaction at who composed it, had very carefully and Mr. Fox's agreement with the most very properly omitted the common- prominent and the most important fubplace diction in which they had forinerly ject of that ccbate; he wilied to say as indulged, respecting “ civil society, por

little as pothib.e on the other points. lifhed order, and the cause of religion With regard to Mr. Fex's observation, and morality.” He also observed, that that his MAJESTY's ministers were now he was somewhat surprised at that part adopting mcatures which he had warmly of the address (the echo of the fpcech) recommended to them years ago, Mr. which observed that anarchy and con- Pitt observed, “ that it did not follow, fusion had been repressed by the wisdom because it was right to make peace now,

of the laws. He was, for his that it would have been right to have own part, perfectly convinced that no done to some years ago ; for, according such principles, existed, or if they had to that mode of argument, you must existed, they never had proceeded to either make peace the day after you go such an alarming extent, as to entitle to war, or you must never make peace them to notice in his MAJESTY's speech. at all." Mr. Pitt then went into his

- Where was the proof? The late accustomed detail of the great resources acts had not been put into execution, to of the country, the prosperity of its prevent or punih any one instance of commerce, and the extent of its

exports, anarchy and confufion. There existed, He stated, that during the laft fix months,

, therefore, no proof of what, had been so the exportation of the manufactures of particularly mentioned in that part of this island, and our foreign commerce, the speech.” Mr. Fox observed, that he had been equal to what they were in the thought it fingular, that those who most extraordinary year of peace imframed the royal 1peech did not mention mediately preceding the commencement to whom the person going to Paris, to of the present war (1792) and our fonegociate, was to apply; because it had reign trade even exceeded the produce been his MAJESTY's usual practice to of that year, which was the most probe more explicit ; for instance, when a ductive of any in the history of this person was notified by him to proceed to country. The address to his MAJESTY the Hague on a fimilar business, it was pafed nemine contradicente. generally added, with full powers to On the 17th of October, Mr. Hofreat with their High Mightinelles, the BART brought up the report of the States General of the United Provinces; committee of supply, that 120,000 scahence it might be reasonably expected, men be voted for the service of the navy, that a Minister would have been sent to for the year 1797, including 20,000 the executive directory of the French marines; and also that towards defrayrepublic.-As this remark excited a laughing the expence thereof, 41. per man from some of the members,“

,“ What!” per month be allowed, for 13 months. claimed Mr. Fox, “is the executive di. The report was read a first, and ordered rectory of France so little known? Has to be read a second time, and Mr. Rose it not sufficiently manifested itself by moved, that on the Wednesday followactions, or is it to buried in obscurity, ing the house should resolve itself into a that it is not to be treated with in a committee of ways and means, to con. direct and open manner ?” Mr. Foxcon- lider farther of a supply to be graniid cluded by afferring, that he thought it to his MAJESTY. necessary for the welfare of the country, On the same day Mr. Serjeant ADAIR, that the conduct of the present mini- in the house of commons, obtained leave Aters should be enquired into on a future to bring in a bill for the farther relief of day.

the people called Quakers, as to impriThe CHANCELLOR of the Exche- fonment of their persons for the nonQUER said, he trusted that while the payment of tithes; and for making their house and the country at large must folemn affirmation evidence in criminal naturally indulge the pleasing hopes of cases. the most favourable issue of the proposed On the 18th of October, the order of negociation, they would also look with the day being read to take into confide. bim to the other side of the alternative; ration that part of his MAJESTY'S and that they would be equally prepared speech which related to the intention mani

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