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daughter of the late Adam Walker, a patent for such a combination of a man who rendered so many ser- contrivances, which are already sevices to his country, whose life in- parately known, as makes their deed is truly said to have been one steam carriages better calculated to continued and devoted effort to in- overcome the inequalities of roads crease the intelligence, and advance than

any other now in use. They the interests, and improve the con- may be turned round the sharpest dition of the human species, is now corner with as much ease as a stage a widow, with a son and daughter coach. In order to prevent the wholly unprovided for, and is left loss of speed caused upon rail-roads exposed to the want of the common by ascents, Messrs. Vignoles and necessaries of existence. Assuredly Ericson have added a third rail in some provision ought to be made the centre of the road, proportioned for the descendants of an individual, to the requisite distance, in which who has deserved at least fully as rail there are teeth that catch a cenwell of his counrry as most of the tral wheel contrived for the purgreat sinecurists by whose pensions pose of assisting the vehicle up the it is burthened.

inclined plane. Mr. Roscoe.—The literary world Church Patronage.-The Duke has recently lost one of the most of Buccleugh inherits no fewer than distinguished, as well as the most thirty patronages in Scotland. The venerable of its members, in Mr. following is a list of the parishes Roscoe, who was long known to whose ecclesiastical livings are at the public as an elegant historian, bis disposal :-Dalkeith, Kirknewand an honest patriot. He had town, Inveresk, Hawick, Wiltown, reached his soth year, and died on St. Boswell's, Melrose, Middlebie, Thursday, the 30th of June, at his Dornock, Hoddam, Kirkmichael, house in Lodge-lane, Liverpool. Langholm, Canobie, Castletown, We are given to understand that Ewes, Westerkirk, Eskdale Muir, the life and correspondence of Mr. Terregles, Kirkmachoe, Kirkbean, Roscoe are already in preparation Colvend, Lochrutton, Penport, Keir, for the press by some of the mem- Glencairn, Tynron, Kirkconnel, bers of his family. These, together Durrisdeer, Morton, Sanqubar. with his miscellaneous works on a Joan of Arc.-A most remarkable variety of important subjects, will monument has lately been discobe printed uniformly with an octavo vered at Orleans. It is no other edition of the Lives of Lorenzo and than the greater part of the turrets Leo X. The correspondence, we of the old bridge that formed so disunderstand, embraces a period of tinguished a scene in that interestnearly sixty years, during which this ing episode of the history of France, celebrated writer was in the habit of of which Joan of Arc was the hecommunicating with the most dis- roine. tinguished characters of the age, Bees.—By the successful mode both literary and political.

in which Mr. Nutt manages his Steam Carriages. There is little bees, he contrives to obtain from doubt that these vehicles will soon one hive, in the course of five years, be brought to a degree of perfection, nearly eight hundred pounds of which will enable them to be ap- honey, clear of all charges. His plied to the purposes of conveyance plan is not only thus productive beboth of goods and passengers on yond all others, but he never loses a the high road. Messrs. Heaton, of bee, unless by natural demise or Birmingham, have recently obtained mere accident. There is no swarm

ing, no tinkling of the pan. The must have found a difficulty in insects have abundance of room, preserving their beer from turning and are constantly employed during sour in summer weather. Upon the gathering season. We hope the supposition that acidity is prothat he may be induced to favour duced by the introduction of too the public with the particulars of much atmospheric air into the cask, his mode of management; indeed through the vent hole, a little inhe owes it to the winged nations, vention has been suggested, which for whose welfare he has so long seems capable of counteracting that and so fortunately laboured.

evil. Instead of opening the vent New Motive Power -A letter to the air, it is placed in commuwas recently read at the Academy nication with a copper ball filled of Sciences in Paris, in which the with carbonic acid gas. The ball writer asserted that he had dis is screwed into the cask : and it covered a new moving power, re bas a small cock, which is opened sulting from a combination of two as soon as the beer ceases to run chemical agents with a certain me through the brass cock below, and chanical principle, which is appli- admits a quantity of the gas; this cable to every species of labour, gas pressing on the liquid, not only and particularly to locomotion on causes it to run out with facility, public roads.

He does not give but also impregnates it with a gas any further explanations, waiting, such as we may observe in the we suppose, for the perfection of his manufacture of soda water. patent.

Etruscan Antiquities. It is said that Sir William Gell has recently TO CORRESPONDENTS. made some valuable discoveries of We can assure the author of the Welsh Etruscan antiquities, anterior to the Tales that we erpected to meet in his work Roman era, which he is engaged in

not much more than the ordinary share of

We have been indeed surprised to preparing for publication.

find so much of that common quality in his Prize Essay.--The Medico-Bo letter. He cannot deliberately suppose that tanical Society of London have re our object was to injure him. He is an old solved that their gold medal should

reviewer, he

says ; if so, we presume that he be offered for the best essay in the

judges of us from what he would have done

himself under similar circumstances. English, French, German or Latin

The Rev. Mr. Potter has addressed us in language, on the question, "What almost a similar tone; as if indeed we nerer is the vegetable substance which can pass judgment upon any literary work could be employed with success in

without being influenced by personal motives.

We have not the honour of the reverend genthe cure of Hydrophobia?"-and

tleman's acquaintance ; and, until we saw tbat their silver medal should be his book, never heard even of his name. How offered for the best

essay On the then is it possible that we should be liable to medicinal qualities and uses of any

the charge which he, rather angrily, brings

against us? indigenous plant which is not yet

To M, M. we answer, that the question of sufficiently known, or on new uses Church Reform is one which we shall take and applications of any other indi

leave to treat in our own way.

We shall be genous plants," provided that such glad, however, to profit of his suggestions.

Upon the same subject we must inform Lonessays possess sufficient merit,

dinensis that his threats of denouncement that they should be received till the have no effect whatever upon the editor of close of the present year, and that this journal. A public prosecution indeed! the medals should be bestowed at

The Age of the Inquisition has passed, and

let him take care whether he may not be only the next anniversary.

hastening to pull down the house about his Sour Beer.-Most housekeepers own ears!


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from, 129
Authorship; a Tale. By a New Englander

over-sea, 438—A love story of the Isle

of Wight, ib.
Azani, a visit to, 25


ABRANTES, Duchess of, 314

Duchess, memoirs of Napoleon,
by, 587
Achonry, see of, 483
Agapæ ; or, the Sacred Love Pledge. By

Mrs. Lachlan, author of " Canara," 154
Aghadoe, see of, 482
Albers, Dr., (see Cholera)
Aikin, Dr., (see Select Works of the Bri.

tish Poets)
Alibeg the Tempter. A Tale Wild and

Wonderful. By William Child Green.
Author of “The Abbot of Montserrat,"

Anatomy of Society, the, by J. A. St. John,

265--the author one of the disciples of
Rousseau, ib., his ignorance of the truths
of Christianity, ib.—his ignorance of
mankind, 266—his sneers at Christianity,
ib.-his essay upon the “ Science of
Fortune and Power," 267-his disser-
tation upon the progress of civilization,
ib.—his essay upon the character of Dr.
Franklin, ib.-his false view of the insti-

tutions of Monachism, 268
Antiquities, Etruscan, 610
Arc, Joan of, 609
Architecture of Birds, 566 1
Ardagh, diocess of, 480
Ardfert, see of, 482
Armagh, diocess of, 477
Armstrong, J. B., (see his Journal of Tra.

vels in the seat of War, during the last

two campaigns in Russia and Turkey)
Arthur of Britanny, an Historical Tale. By

the author of the “Templars,”: 422_time
of the story towards the close of the
twelfth century, 423_outline of the tale,
ib.-striking scene in a secret gallery,
424_situation of Arthur in the castle of

Falaise, 427
Asbestos, 157
At Home and Abroad ; or, Memoirs of
Emily de Cardonnell. By the author of
" Rome in the Nineteenth Century,” &c.
VOL. 11. (1831.) NO. IV.

BADDELEY, Mrs., 504
Barry, Mrs. E., life of, 498
Basire, the correspondence of Isaac, D.D.,

Archdeacon of Northumberland, and Pre-
bendary of Durbam, in the reigns of
Charles I. and Charles II.; with a Me-
moir of his Life. By W. N. Darnell,
326—Basire little known in his own day,

327–biographical sketch of, ib.
Beattie, William, (see Joumal of a Resi-

dence, &c.)
Bedouins in London, 472
Beechey, Sir W., (see the Exhibition of

the Royal Academy)
Beer, sour, 610
Bees, 609
Bellamy, Georgiana, life of, 503
Bernays, A., (see Familiar German Exer-

A. (see German Poetical Antho-
Best, John Richard, (see Satires, &c.)
Betterton, life of, 492
Beverley, R. M., Esq., (see his Letter to

his Grace the Archbishop of York)
Biblical Series of the Family Cabinet Atlas,

engraved on steel, by Mr. Thomas Star-
ling, 465

James, (see Framlingham).
Birds, Architecture of, 566
Bishop Kenn, 314
Book of the Seasons; or the Calendar of

Nature. By William Howitt, 146
Booth, life of, 498
Bonpland, M., 607
Botanical Miscellany, The; containing
figures and descriptions of such plants as

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recommend themselves by their novelty,
rarity, or history; or by the uses to which
they are applied in the arts, in medicine,
and in domestic economy; together with
occasional botanical notices and informa-
tion. By W. Jackson Hooker, 317–
botany of India and the Malay Islands,
ih.---illustrations of Indian botany, ib.
biographical sketches of eminent bota-
nists, 318 — the trumble-dung- their
instinct, 324males of the white ants,
natural history of, ib.--remarks of Mi.
Carmichael upon the Moravian mission,

Bourrienne, M. de (see the Life of Napo-

Bridal Night, the; the First Poet; and

other Poems. By Dugald Moore, 471–
address to a ship's pennon,

British Museum, 313
Briggs, (see the Exhibition of the Royal

Brockeden, W., (see New Illustrated Road

Brocke, Sir Arthur de Capell, (see Sketches

in Spain and Morocco)
Buchan, David, Earl of, (see Nichols's

Illustrations, 49)
Bulgarin, Thaddeus, (see Ivan l'ejeeghen)
Byron, Lord, (see the works of)


character of, ib.-our climate unfavour.
able to, 505-facility for taking precaution
in England agaiost the disease, 505, 6

-Dr. Walker, his report upon, 506
-his opinion upon the question of con-
tagion, 507—Dr. Albers, his report upon,
509-Sir W. Crichton, bis report on,
510_his history of the origin and pro-
gress of the malady, ib.-symptoms of
the disease, 512_causes of, ib.-mode
of treatment in Russia, ib.-means of
prevention, 513
Cholera Morbus, the, 313, 474, 607
Chubbe, the Rev. William, (see Nichols's

Illustrations, 49)
Church, reform of, 79
Church establishment, founded in error,

by a Layman, 596
Church in Ireland - first fruits- return to

an order of the House of Commons, 475
-diocess of Armagh, 477–benefices in,
ib-number of pluralists in, ibdiocess
of Clogher, 478—ecclesiastical benefices
in, ib.-diocess of Meath, ib.--ecclesi-
astical benefices in, ib.see of Down,
benefices in, 479_diocess of Connor,
number of parishes in, ib.-diocess of
Derry, ib.--the family of the Knox's in,
ib.-bishopric of Raphoe, 480—glebe
lands in, ibo--diocess of Kilmore, ib.
bishopric of Dromore, valuation of, ib.
diocess of Ardagh, ib.-see of Dublin,
benefices in, ib.-bishopric of Kildare,
481--see of Ossory, ib.— bishopric of
Ferns, ib. - pluralists in, ib.- see of
Leighlin, 482—see of Cashell, ib,—sees
of Limerick, Ardfert, and Aghadoe;
Waterford, Lismore, Cork, Ross, Clogne,
Killaloe, Kilfenna, Tuam, Elphin, Clon-
fert, Kilmacduagh, Killala, and Achodry,
482, 483—the French Catholic clergy,
487 — their stipends, ib. — Jewish and
English tithe systems, 488—Archbishop
of Canterbury's tithe composition bill,

Church patronage, 609
Cibber, Colley, life of, 498
Clarke, Charlotte, life of, 501
Clergy, the French Catholic, 487—their

stipends, ib.
Clogher, diocess of, 478
Clonfert, see of, 483
Cloyne, see of, 482
Cold, mortality of infants from, 156
Collier, J. P., (see The History of English

Dramatic Poetry)
Collins, (see the Exhibition of the Royal

Congress, scientific, 155
Connor, diocess of, 479
Constantinople, Panorama of, 308--corres-

pondence of the Right Honourable Sir
John Sinclair, Bart., with reminiscences
of the most distinguished characters who

Capot, Sebastian, memoir of, 514
Calcot, (see the Exhibition of the Royal

Camelford, Lord, (see Nichols's Illus-

trations, 49)
Campbell, Mr. T., “ The Metropolitan,"

edited by, 35-a disclosure of a singular
; literary importance, ib.
Campbell, Mr., 607
Canterbury, Archbishop of, his tithe com-

position bill, 490
Carey, Lucius (see Destiny)
Carmichael, Dugald, (see Botanical Mis-

Carr, Thomas Swinburn, (see A Lecture

on Knowledge)
Carriages, Steam, 609
Cashel, see of, 482
Ceusus, the, 156
Centlivre, Mıs., life of, 498
Chaffin, Rev.William, (see Nichols's Illus-

trations, 49)
Chalon, Mr. Edward, (see the Exhibition

of the Royal Academy)
Chantrey, (see the Exhibition of the Royal

Cheap engravings, 314
Cholera Morbus-return of an address to

bis Majesty, 504 — progress of, ib.-

unity of their opinions, 162--Develope-
ment of the constitutions of the different

Greek states, 163
Down, see of, 479
Dromore, bishopric of, 480
Drummond, James L., (see Letters to a

Young Naturalist)
Dublin, see of, 480
Dyce, (see the Exhibition of the Royal



have appeared in Great Britain, and in
foreign countries, during the last fifty
years, illustrated by facsimilies of two

hundred autographs, 141
Cooke, 504
Cork, see of, 482
Cox, Rev. Robert, (see the Liturgy Re-

Criebton, Sir W., (see Cholera)
Croker, J. W. (see the Life of Johnson)
Crotch, William, (see Substance of Several

Courses of Lectures, &c., by)
Crotchet Castle. By the author of “ Head-

long Hall,” 117
Cunningham, Rev.Peter, (see Nichols's ll-

lustrations, 49)
Cyclopædia, the Cabinet. England. By

the Right Hon. Sir James Mackintosh--
real design of this history, 187—philo-
sophical and critical inclinations of the
author, ib.—confused and grovelling style
of his accounts of

ter of Sir Thomas Moore, 195-closing
scene of his life, ib.--dissolution of the
monasteries, 197—-question of church pro-
perty discussed, ih.--ihe spoliations of
flenry exposed, ib.—fallacy of the relor-
mation, 198-laws of divorce discussed,

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DARBY, Rev. Samuel, (see Nichols's Illus-

Earth, beat of the, 156
Eastlake, (see the Exhibition of the Royal

Eastern Travellers, 158
Ecclesiastical property, the Institution and

Abuse of, 475
Education in America, 473
Effect of the Corn Laws, 463
Egyptian writing, 314
Elphin, see of, 483
England, church of, 485-remarks upon,

ib.-nature of thes, 486-consequence
of the alliance of the church and sta:e,

English and Jewish Tythe Systems com-

pared in their origin, their principles,
and their moral and social tendencies,

Essay, Prize, 610
Essays and Orations, read and delivered at

the Royal College of Physicians; to which
is added an account of the opening of the
tomb of King Charles I. By Sir Henry
Halford, 285—the “climacteric disease,
description of, 286—treatment of, 287—
paper on the necessity of caution in the
estimation of symptoms in the last stage
of some diseases, ib.--dissertation upon
the tic douloureux, ibm popular and cias-
sical illustrations of insanity, 290—Shak-
speare's test of madness exemplified, ib.
-essay upon the influence which some
diseases of the body have upon the mind.
ib.-author's digression to his own con-
duct during his attendance upon the late
King, 294-account of the opening of the

coffin of King Charles I., ib.
Essays on the lives of Cowper, Newton, and

Heber, and an examination of the evj.
dence of the course of nature being in-

terruptedly the divine government, 468
Etty, (see thė Exhibition of the Royal



trations, 49)
Darnell, W. N., (see the Correspondence

of Dr. Basire)
Deakin, H. C., (see the Deliverance of

Switzerland ; also Portraits of the Dead,

Derry, diocess of, 479
Descriptive and Historical Account of the

Liverpool and Manchester Railway. By

Joseph Kirwan, Civil Engineer, 305
Destiny; or, the Chief's Daugbter. By the

author of “ Marriage,” and the “ Inhe-

ritance," 116
D'Israeli, (see the Cabinet Cyclopeepedia)
Divines of the Courch of England-Dr.

Isaac Barrow. By the Rev. J. S.

Hughes, 467
Dogget, life of, 498
Doric Race, the History and Antiquities of

the, by C. O, Muller. Translated from
the German, by H. Tufnel, Esq., and
G. C. Lewis, Esq., 159—the Dorians,
one of the principal races of ancient
Greece, ib.-Doris confined originally to
the valley of the Pindus, 160—incur-
sions of the Dorians into several parts of
southern Greece, ib.-migrations and re.
Jigion of the Dorians, ib.-- their first co-
lony, ib.-Muller's Observations on the

Facts relating to the punishment of death

in the metropolis. By E. G. Wakefield,

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