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137 smooth and flowing in its style, and which and consists of three movements; the feis relieved by a movement in, conceiyed cond of " hich is in D inajor, and poffeffes with much vivacity of immagination. But much tafia. The second colo, which is in the praise fo justly due to the tivo first of D minur, is a charming composition. It; these fonatas, is vet exceeded by that first movement is spirited, pleasing, and which we owe to the third. This last scientific; the second, which is in adagio piece we find replete with pages that in A minor, is particularly elegant and announce great warmth of fanky and expreffive; whiilt the third is fimple, yet ftrength of judgment. Tbe firit move- animating. With the third solo, excepe ment is highly ipirited, yet regular; its midile movement, which is conceived while the second, an air in , with vari

in a very retined style, we are not fo 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 Afyium and Magdalen charels,

are remarkable for the beauty of their respectfully dedicated to the Governors of those adagio movements; and the sixth is unicharities, by Mrs. Bar:helemon, 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 Accompany ment for the Harp favourably of fe nale compositions; and or Piano-Forte, by D. Corri, is. Corri & Co. NIrs. Barthelemon, whose present work

With this ballad of Mr. Corri we are (Op. 3) rauks above the common productions from female hands, aifords us

particularly pleased. The melody is re

markably iimooth, and happily expressive an ample opportunity for that gratification.

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

A Seletion of the most admired Country brated ballad, sung by Muftix W'aljh, at Vauxhali-Gardens. The words by Capt. Charles

Dinces, Reels, Sirathfpeys, &c. with their proames. The melody composed by Charles Dig

per Figures, as perímed at all polite AsemLönginan and Broderip. and Violin. By 7. Harbour, 3s. Longman & Co.

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

This sclection certainly nierits 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 Vortigern ; vivacity pervade almost every page, and, composed by Mr. William Linly. Ditto.

together with the excellent balles which With the plaintive finplicity 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 to well chofen as it might have been;

Six Easy Duetts for Two Flutes, in a familiar but with the lovers of ballads, the beau

style. Compoted by F. Ruuli, 5s. Corri & Co. ty of the melody will amply atons for

We find in these duetts, the parts of these defects.

which are printed separately, a style perSix Solos pour la Flute avec Accompagnement

fectly consonant with that announced in de Basse. Dédiés à Monsieur le Marquis de la

the title-page, and think them particularly Bourdonnage, Othcier de la Gendarinerie. Come adapted for the practice of such non-proposés par F. Divienne. 7s. 6d. Longman & Co.

feftuss as with to have their ear's gratified,

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

neral excellence, they serve to confirm our tion. A very respectable portion of fci- opinion, that music may be exiremely good, ence, and a thorough acquaintance with

and yet very familiar. the flute, is apparent in almost every movement. It itrikes 115, that by some

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

much admired fog. The air composed and of small notes, those paffages that are par. Drury-lune. The Words by Mr. UptonIS.

sung by dr. Dignum, at the Theatre Royal, ticularly adapted to the flute, might have

Longman & Broderip, been rendered also practicable for the pianc-forte, which would have produced

Mr. Dignum has evinced a pleasing a valuable acquisition to performers on that fancy in feveral little efforts of this des inftrument. The firit piece is in G major, fcripiian ; and the présent, though pot

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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 possesses some passages highly Tiderable reconimendation 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 Harpli- delicacy and elegance :' and the third is chord, with an Accompañyment for the Violin. ably constructed both in respect to concepCompoted, and most humbly dedicated to Mifs tion and theory. Neave, by L. Boutmy, os. J. Fentum

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

Sadler's Wells. The words by T. Dibdir; 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 muelt subject, as also by the change towards the scope to the fancy of the finger.

ACCOUNT OF DISEASES IN LONDON.

From the 20th of September to the 20th of O Etober.

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ACUTE DISEASES.

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

from the Kidneys Measles

Vomiting of Blood Small Pox

Menorrhagia 7

3 Hooping-cough

Fluor Albus 4

5 Malignant Fever

Prolapsus Uteri

1 Acute Rheumatism

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Prolapsus Ani Catarrh

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Hernia Sore Throat

Schirrous Liver

4 Aphthous Sore-throat

3

Jaundice Inflammation of the Bowels

Gravel

6 Peritoneal Inflammation

Tabes mesenterica Low Fever

Ulcer of the Rectum

1 Puerperal Fever,

Dysphagia

2 Acute Diseases of Infants

Lichen

Scaly tettar
CHRONIC DISEASES.

I&hyosis

Netile-rath Althenia

14 Impetigo Hysteria

6 Inflamed puflules St. Vitus's Dance

I Scalled Head and Crufta Lastea Anasarca

6 Phthiriasis Chronic Rheumatism

7 Lumbago 2 Thrush

3 Paralyfis

3 Erythema Apoplexy

Furunculi Hydrocephalus

I Anthrax Cephalæa

4 Lupus Melancholia Dyfpepfia

PERIODICAL DISEASES.

9 Chlorofis 3 Quartan

1 Gastrodynia

Tertian Bilious Vomiting

3 Hectica Senilis' Enterodynia

7 Hectica Adolescentium Diarrhea

10 Cough and Dyspnea

The scarlet-fever, with a sore-throat, Pulmonary Consumption

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years. Only one case, ont of the eleven for some time past has been productive which occured during the last münth, in of violent disorders of the bowels, hemy own practice, terminated fataliy. inorrhagies, 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 rheumatisin, and camuch ulcerated, became, on the third tarrhalinflammation, have been the most day of the eruption, fuddenly frantic and prevalent. ungovernable, the raih 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 parţ, in persons who have retermination is not unfrequent in the scar. fided fome time in the neighbourhood of larina anginofa. Tne phrenetical state marihes. 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 contiantly residing in the moft cough, which were the prevailing com- healthy parts of the metropolis are fomeplaints during many months of the pre- times afected with them, as happened fent year, are now considerably on the in the two cases above put down amongst decline.

the periodical diseases. The irregular state of the weather

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PER CENT. CONS. were

PUBLIC FUNDS.

Stock-Exchange, Oet. 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 862-fluctuated till the 19th, high prices are owing partly to the tem

when they were

at 89-and left off porary influx of moncy, which the pay- yesterday, 24th, at 893. ment of the dividend has occafioned, 4 PER CENT. ANN. opened on the and partly to the expectations of peace, ith ult. at 734-and were yesterday, founded on the million of Lord Malmes. 24th, at 764. bury. Doubiless, however, the prin- 3 PER CENT. RED. opened on the cipal cause is a certain speculation, which above day, 574-and were yesterday, is neceliary to keep up the market, at 24th, at 58. the present moment, when nearly THIR

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 there caufes, 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 lait. The supposition 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 usual time. tives which they never before expe- Yesterday, the 24th, they were at a rienced.

discount of only 64. BANK STOCK opened on the rith ENGLISH LOTTERY TICKETS were ult. at 1413 ex. div. and was yesterday, yesterday ul. 135. Oct. 24, at 143.

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 tranfactions of every short 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 underttood 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, MONTHLY MAG. No, IX.

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Mr ADDINGTON, was unanimously in an address of thanks to his MAJESTY, 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 oth 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 houtes" That it gave him that he was still an advocate for its conpeculiar fatisfaction to recur to their tinuation : “ because,” said he," the war advice, after the recent opportunity was undertaken to restore order; to de. which had been given of coliccting the fend the civilized states of Europe sense of his people engaged in an arduous against the dangers that threatened cortest, 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 suppreis endeavours for setting on_foot a nego- the tendency of innovating and pernicious ciation to restore peace to Europc-Thac 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 iupported the war. to an immediate and direct negociation - What then was the nature and the purport That he should immediately send a per- of 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 must 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 tho alınost beyond example, while the flects neceflity of the war, did not exist at of the enemy were blocked up in their present.” " Arc you,” said his Lordship, own ports-1

That the operations in the prepared to loole Mr. York again, with East and West Indics, had been both his enflaming 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 peace.” His Lordship nified perseverance of his ally, the EM- concluded by proposing an amendment. PEROR, and the good conduct of his Tlie Earl of GUILDFORD declared, forces, had lately taken such a turn, as that he fhould vote for the address; but night intpire 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 hoiti!e conduct of the court of Ma- ing us inin 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 real and Jo thc House of Commons, Lord public fpirit of the House of Commons MORPETH moved the address, and Sir for such' fupplies as they might think WILLIAM LOWTHER seconded 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 inčasures which he (Mr: Fox) attachment of his people to the British had frequently solicited the house to constitution had appeared on every oc- recomiend. 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 Fari BATHURST, who, after frequently and fo ftrenuously 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 sures were finally crowned with success, the approbation of all parties to concur it was impossible not to regret, that they

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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 conteft. He said, that the speech of all that was most dear and valuable to deserved praise in many parts. Thote them. He expressed his fatisfaction at who composed it, had very carefully and Mr. Fox's agreement with the most very properly omitted 'the

prominent and the most important lubplace diction in which they had formerly ject of that debate; he willied to say as indulged, respecting “civil fociety, po- little as potible on the cther points. lished order, and the cause of religion With regard to Mr. Fox's observation, and morality.” He also observed, that that his MAJESTY's ministers were now he was somewhat surprised at that part adopting measures which he had warınly of the address (the echo of the speech) 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, and energy 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 fuch principles, existed, or if they had to that mode of argument, you must exifted, 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 punish any one instance of commerce, and the extent of its exports, anarchy and confusion. There existed, He stated, that during the last six 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 speech did not mention mediately preceding the commencement to whom the person going to Paris, to of the present war (1792) and our fonego jate, 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 pasled nemine contradicente. generally added, with full powers to On the 17th of October, Mr. Hotreat 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 lent to for the year 179?, including 20,000 the executive directory of the French marines; and also that towards defrayrepublic.-Asthis remark excited a laughing the expence thereof, 41. per man from some of the members, “ What!” ex- per month be allowed, for 13 months. clained 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 so buried in obscurity, ing the house should resolve itself into ą that it is not to be treated with in a committee of ways and means, to condirect and open manner ?" Mr. Foxcon- tider 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 minis in the house of commons, obtained leave Aters should be enquired into on a future to bring in 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 confidebim 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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