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ving cold, thar against suffocating heats.
It follows, that we cannot completely Portrait of Edwurd Lord Ellenborough.
adopt the principles of Indian construc-

Painted by T. Lawrence, Esq. R.A. Prina.
tion in our buildings ; and whether à
partial adoption of them be worth our while,

ciple (Principal] Painter in Ordinary to deserves to be well considered, before it be

His Majesty. Engraved by Charles Tur. comes fashionable ; lest after a short rage;

Published by Cribb, Holborn. Size it should be discarded, with the same con

20 Inches by 14. Price £1.'11s. 62. tempt as operates against the Chi- Proofs-Prints 155. 1809. nese tasie, once so favourite, but now Official dresses are very disguising doomed to ignoniny. Yet that was no habits. They differ so entirely from those more exotic Thau the Hindoo : and the of familiar life, that the wearer is hardly effect of some of the Chinese structures recognisable by his intimate friends : and, is confessedly striking.

against some parts of them, as the im We would not be understood, as for- mense wig, and the falling band, we conbidding that variety, which the intro fess our judgment revolts : while , we duction of ideas derived from foreign bighly approve of the robes. In this, we countries is certainly calculated to produce. do but speak the sentiments of several Good hinis may be adopted from the in- learned personages, who have lately... genious devices of others; and whether been called to fill those eminent stathey be found in Patagonia, or in Kami- tions, to which such habiliments have schatka, if they be useful, they are suf- been restricted for almost a century. Why ficiently recommended : but if any phi- an honest “ George" should not be as losophical statesman inquire the relation proper to be worn by a modern judge, if between a town composed of houses con- time have deprived him of the natural structed in the usual English manner and honours of his head, as a “

Charles," op forin, and a mansion suddenly transplant- a “ William,” we know not. ed from Benares or Delhi- whether these Now, if it be asked, what relation marked the subjects, while that marked bave these observations to this perform. the king; and whether the relation be ance? We answer, that even when astween these might not have been more sisted by colours, the original of this print: clearly indicated, we 'apprehend that a suffered under the circumstances we hare, British patriotic loyalist would find his mentioned ; and pow, when the colours best answer in silence.'

are withdrawn, and the effect is reduced to This work, nevertheless, does credit simple chiaro oscuro the difficulty has been to Mr. Repton, as a man of skill. He powerfully felt by the engraver. For inseems to have thought, chat from what he stance, the composition comprises three found already done, he could do no other-white objects, of three distinci characters, wise than as he has here proposed. He and tones of whiteness : the ermine, band, very justly ridicules the notion of mag- and wig. In comparison with the ernificence conferred by, vastness of di- mine, the band is brown, although being mensions, in sonjé cases; i.'e. such as transparent, the ermine underneath is seen refer to man, and his conveniences: through it: in comparison with the 'er“ doors too large to be opened," and mine and the band, ihe wig is browner "* beds too high to be mounted into with still, although we know that this article out a ladder.'

is always as white as the skill of the perThe use of slides by way of shewing | ruquier can make it. But, if the engraver the effect of changes, is well exempli- had given full effect to the whiteness of fied some of the head-pieces and other the wig, the face had been completely acco.npaniments are very pretty : the ruined; althought that is the principali whole is magoificently printed : yet we think that the form of the type is not object. Under these difficulties, Mr. T. equally accurate in all the sorts employed, has shewn no inconsiderable share of. and that the elegance of some of them, skill, and dexterity. He bas exercised a very evidently disgraces, by contrast, the diligent eye to keeping, in order to do justice clumsy forms, and the want of 'suitable to the snbject, as a wholegh while he has uniformity, distances,' &c. among the paid peculiar attention to the preservation others.

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In the press, and soon will be published, A Authors, Editors, and Publishers are particularly System of Surgery, in 4.vols. 8vo. by John

requested to forward to the Literary Panorama Thomson, M.D. one of the surgeons to the Royal Ofice, the titles, prices, and other particulars Infirmary, Professor of Surgery to the Royal Colof works in hand, or published, for insertion in lege of Surgeons, and Regius Professor of Military

Surgery in the University of Edinburgh. this department of the work, free of expence.


Speedily will be published, A New and Com

plete Militaty Dictionary: including the theory Ds. Stock, of Bristol, has undertaken to write and practice, and also the whole science of the art a Life of the late Dr. Beddoes, with the approba- of war, with numerous engravings ; printed so as tion of his family and friends.

to correspond with Capper's Topographical Dic Mr. Matthew Murfitt, of Trinity College, Cam- tionary. Price Il. 2s. in boards.. bridge, is printing an Essay on the Life and Cha

MISCELLANEOUS IITERATURE. racter of Agesilaus, son of Archidamus.

Mr. Enfield, author of the Pronouncing Dic. The Rev. C. Wellbeloved, of York, will soon publish Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the for press the first volume of a new Encyclopædia,

tionary of the English Language, has nearly ready late Rev. W. Wood, minister of the chapel at Mill-hill, in Leeds ; with the address delivered is arranged in a popular way, and is intended as

or circle of knowledge and science. The work at his interment, and a sermon on occasion of his well for the assistance of the youthful mind in its death. CLASSICAL LITERATURE.

progress through the different stages of scholastic

learning, as for the more enlightened 'lovet of A new edition of Quintilian, after the manner

science. It is to consist of 25 volumes duodecimo, of Rollin's Compendium, is printing at Oxford, each containing a complete treatise on some ittiin an octavo volume, and is nearly ready for fub- portant branch of science, lication.

MISCELLANEOUS, Pætus and Arria, a tragedy in blank verse, with

Mr. Jesningham will shordy publish a work, a letter to Thomas Sheridan, Esq. on the present entitled, The Alexandrian School; being a mixte state of the English stage, is in the press, and will rative of the character and writings of the first soon appear.

Christian professors in the city of Alexandria.

· M1. Lucas is preparing to publish the' Travels HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGY.

of Humanius in search of the Temple of HapThe London Booksellers having completed

piness. Holished's Chronicle, that of Hall is nearly çeady, and Grafton is in the press,


Mr. Martin, who has been diligently employed MATHEMATICS.

in the study of extraneous fossils for some years, Mr. Renovard, of Trinity College, Cambridge, is about to publish, under the patronage of Sir has in the press a Treatise on Spherical Trigo- Joseph Banks, a quarto volume of Plates and Denometry.

scriptions of the Petrifications of Dert ysbire. He

has also nearly ready for publication, in an octavo Mr. Robertson Buchanan, who lately published volume, an Elementary Introduction to the an Essay on the Teeth of Wheels, with their ap- Knowledge of Extraneous Fossils ; being an asplication in practice to mill-work and other ma

tempt to establish the study of these bodies oa chinery, has a second essay nearly ready for pub-scientific principles. lication, and three more prepared for the press.

NOVELS AND ROMANCES. He wili also speedily publish, a second edition of Mr. Cumberland's long expected novel of John his Essay on Heating Buildings by Steam, which de Lancaster, will appear in the course of the will contain a methodical collection of the facts

present month. that have since been ascertained, and have ren

PHILOLOGY. dered the practice certain and commodious.

member of the university of Oxford bas asMEDICINE.

nounced for publication, Lindley Murray ExThe Reports of the Preventive Medical Institu- amined, or an address to classical, French and tion at Bristol, which have been some time ex

English teachers; and grammatical errors in Mr. pected, were left in a certain degree of forwardness Murray's grammar are pointed out; shewing, at by the late Dr. Beddocs; and they will be com- the same time, the necessity of an English grampleted and published, as soon as possible, by Mr. mar, that will lead to the grammar of any other King and Dr. Stock. The former gentleman has language, without violating the purity of the been surgeon to the institution from its com- English,


Mt. Park's edition of Warton's History of Eng, Speedily will be published, A System of Sur-/ lish Poetry is in a state of great forwardness. The gery, in 4 vols. 8vo. by James Russell, F.R.S.E. editor's plan is not only to revise both text and Fellow of the Rnyal College of Surgeons, one of notes, and free the extracts from the charge of the surgeons of the Royal Infirmary, and Pro / inaccuracy to which they have hitherto been sub



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British plant, arranged agreeably to the Linnsan rection and illustration can be served, will be system together with a short and easy introduc. appended to the notes of Mr. Warton.

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M.D. F.R.S. &c. author of an Essay on the Mr. Farmer is printing a second edition of his Pestilential Fever: exhibiting farther evidence of Sermons on the Parables, in one octaro volume. the infectious nature of this fatal distemper in TOPOGRAPHY.

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PROPOSITA PHILANTHROPICA. planation relating to the proposal made in the last .... They must perforcé have melted, session of Parliament, for admitting the King's

And Barbarism itself have pitied them: vero in the election of Roman Catholic Bishops. Addressed to the Editor of the Morning Post, and.

Shakespeare. first published in that Paper. By A. B. To

ANIMALS FRIEND. which is now added, an Appendix, containing all

To the Editor of the Literary Panorima. the documents, 8vo. 35. POLITICS.

Sir, - It will afford sincere, pleasure to the The Whole of the Proceedings of the Board of virtuous, to know that Lord' Erskine has Inquiry, upon the subject of the late campaign come forward as the advocate for the brute in Portugal., By Authority. 8vo. 125.

creation--Such an advocate and soch a cause Saicures on the Present Governnent, civil, must be successful ! What a melancholy military, and political, of the British possessions reflection is it, that in a country where sciin India ; including a view of the recent transac- ence is in its zenith, and enlightened also tions in that county, which have tended to alies by Christianity, humanity towards animals is nate the affections of the people : in a letter from an officer, residest on the spot, to his friend in Protestant England we find cruely to intof

so little practised ! How comes ity too, that ia England. 35.

Reflections upon the State and Conduct of fensive animals so generally prevalent? On Public Affairs, at the commencement of the year Mondays and Fridays, the grand weekly marts 1809.- By an Englishman of the Old School for sales of cattle, a person has only to step 8vo. 2s.

into the street to witness the most wanton sets THEOLOGY,

of barbarity committed on the ox and the Four Discourses, on subjects relating to the lamb; hete you will see a driver with an im



mense club bruising the sides and backs of the many labouring horses would be preserved useful ox about to yield his body for the food from fractured limbs in the prosecution of of man; and there you behold both men and their arduous duties. A householder could boys with sticks pointed with iron spikes wan- not reasonably object to this measure, as the .wnly planging them into the bodies of the thing required would be attended with very patient sheep: Whence is it that such acts of little trouble and no expence. cruelty have been permitted, week after week,

The quality of Mercy is not strained, and for so long a period, 'to sully the glory

le droppeth as the gentle rain from beaven and reputation of the first city in the world,? Is it because the injured animal is

Upon the place beneath ; it is twice bless'd; dumb and cannot plead his own cause, that his

It blesseth him who gives and him that takes, injuries elude observation? Is it because the

And is an attribute of God himself. merciless drivers are proof against compassion,

Yours, &c. and strangers to those sensibilities which adorn human nature? I believe this is the true reason,

How seldoin have such persons heard To the Editor of the Literary Panorama. of a God, and of his attributes of justice and mercy! I may assert with confirlence,

Sir,-It has been with no common dethat they have not the least idea that any ac

gree of satisfaction, that I have read in the count will hereafter be required of them, for public prints, the notice which Lord Erskine, the ill creatment of animals committed to

so greatly to the honour of his philanthropy, their care. Legislative provisions may ameli- has given of his intention to bring a bill into orate the condition of the creature ; but no

parliament, to prevent; as far as possibles the radical cure can be effected whilst the tem- inhuman and cruel usage to which the brute porary master and the bruté remain rearly on creation is exposed, and which has now bepar, as to mental improvement. It seems

come so 'common among us, as to be a na: to me therefore, that instead of increasing the

lionůl reproach! numerous pains and penalties with whichi our

It is, I believe,' to the Literary Panorama, criminal code abounds, the legislature would that the : “ Animal's Friends," "are indebted more effectually promote the interests of ani- for this prospect of at length obtaining a conmals by requiring as qualifications in the driver summation to their wishes &: in the incan 'that he should be able to read, that he knows time, the following hints

may contribute 10 the laws under which he exercises his busi- promote this desirable object. ness; and that he could find sufficient sure- The intention to alter and improve Smithties for his good behaviour and benevolent dis.

field market, affores, as I conceive, an opporposition. Christianity has produced such tunity of facilitating the objeels which the establishments in this kingdom, for the relief " Animals' Friends" have in views to diof all kinds of evils, as to create astonish. ininish the sufferiogs of the poor animals, ment in foreigners: benevolence has not been that are exposed for sale in that market. Surely, confined to friends, but extended 10 our ene.

Sir, come method may be derived, other than mies; and shall the mnocent sheep and pa

the present practice of driving cattle to slaugh. aientox labour under persecution and opprester through the public streets, not only to inc sion without relief, without mitigation ? great distress of the poor animals, but also to Their case only requires to be stated, to

ihe risk and frequent loss of lives of passen.

procure immediate relief. As men and as christians, gers. During the lare thaw, I was unavoid. Britous are adinitted 10 be, and they really ably and unhappily a witness to the misery of are, full of affection for mankind in general, several sheep, which were driving up Fish faithful to their friends, generous to their Street their middles in ice, snow, and. enemies, and warmly compassionate to the water, which so impeded their passage, at a: unforturjate : to animals also, as well as to time of day too, when that great thoroughfare men.

is moșt thronged with carriages and fooi pas. I perused with pleasetre in your last num- sengers, that all the beating of the drovers, ber the contamiencement of a very salutary and which I need, not inform you, Sir, is practice of spreading ashes in the streets of rarely of the most merciful soit, was not able ine metropolis when they become too slippery to accelerate the progress of the poor animals, for the useful horse whilst employed in drag- so as to prevent some of them from being ruh ging along his butthen. The persons who prer! and I fear that many had to struggle have set the example deserve commendation, with mangled limbs and broken bones, long but I fear that the practice will not become ere death put an end to their pangs. This general, unless the legislature interfere, and article would extend beyond the proper

limits, require househoulders, immediately upon were I to state an hundredth part of the reathe setting in of frost, 'to throw ashes upon song for adopting some neasure. 10 prevent and cover the portion of street fronting their'l such evils. It is no less homane to rescue houses; if this provision were made, how poor brutes, whose dunb eloquence speaks

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