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The History Of ALL RELIGIONS ; containing a particular account of the rise, decline, and descent, of the patriarchal churches to the time of Moses : the various changes to the end of the Israelitish Church and the commencement of the Christian Religion. The rise and progress of the different sects in the early ages of the Christian Church : a faithful account of all the sects at this day in Christendom, with a reference to the time when they first made their appearance. In this work will be given a refutation of Levi's Dissertations on the prophecies, with conclusive arguments to prove that the Jews cannot now expect a Messiah to come; and that the prophecies were accomplished in the divine person of Christ. By John Bellamy, autbor of Biblical Criticisms in the Classical, Biblical, and Oriental Journal. Small Paper, pr. 58. 6d. large paper, pr. 9s. 6d. in boards. With a Frontispiece containing Five Heads.
A Sermon on the Sanctification of the Lord's Day. By the Rev. James Rudge, Curate and Lecturer of Limehouse. Price 18.
ANNOTATIONS ON THE FOUR GOSPELS ; with considerable additions and improvements. Second Edition, forming thrce Octavo Volumes. Price 11. 45. The Annotations on the Acts, which have been added, may be had separately, to bind up with the first Edition. Price 58. 6d. boards.
3879 1781 THE CONSTANCY OF ISRAEL.- An unprejudiced Illustration of some of the most important Texts of the Bible; or, a Polemical, Critical, and Theological Reply to a public Letter by Lord Crawford, addressed to the Hebrew Nation. - Part I. Contains his ungrounded Arguments, and their complete Refutation. It demonstrates also the impropriety of Translations, the Hyper-theological, and Dogmatical Comments, of Portions of the Bible. An Appendix, expounding the sole Unity, and the Veracity of the various sacred Names mentioned in the Hebrew Bible.-Part II. Comprehends the Dispersion and Progress of Israel, by a Rational, Theological, and Biographical Research. Guided by various Notes and Observations, relative to ambiguous Doctrines. Besides a Political, Literary, and Domestic account of the present state of the Jews in Europe. Written without prejudice, by Solomon Bennett, Native of Poland, and Professing the Arts in London. 'Octavo, boards, Price 7s.
A Friendly Call to a New Species of Dissenters or nominal Churchmen, but practical Schismatics, inscribed to the Right Hon. Sir W. Scott.-In this edition, besides many important alterations throughout the whole, the following subjects are for the first time introduced :-1. On the Catholic demands. --- 2. On the Schools of Dr. Bell and Mr. Lancaster.-3. On the British and Foreign Bible Society. By the Rev. Edward Barry, D.D. Rector of St. Mary's and St. Leonard's, Wallingford. Fourth Edition, Octavo, Price 5s. boards.
Critical Conjectures and Observations on the New Testament, collected from various Authors, as well in regard to words as pointing ; with the reasons on which both are founded. By William Bowyer, F. S. A. Bishop Barrington, Mr. Markland, Professor Schultz, Professor Michaelis, Dr. Owen, Dr. Woide, Dr. Gosset, and Mr. Weston.--A series of conjectures from Michaelis, and a specimen of Notes on the Old Testament, by Mr. Weston, are added as an Appendix. Fourth edition, enlarged and corrected, 4to. 21. 128. 6d.
A Hebrew-English Lexicon. By the Rev. W. H. Banks, 8vo. 108, 6d.
The Book of Job, literally translated from the Original Hebrew, and restored to its natural arrangement; with Notes, critical and illustrative: and an Introductory Dissertation on its Scene, Ścope, Language, Author, and Object. By John Mason Good, F. R. S. Member Am. Phil. Soc.; and F. L. S. of Philadelphia, 8vo. 168,
Prem Sagur ; or the History of the Hindoo Deity, Sree Krishu, contained in the tenth chapter of Sree Bubaguvut of Vyasudevu ; trauslated into Hinduvee from the Brij B, hasha of Chutoorh Hooj Mirr. By Shree Lulloo Lal Kub, B, hasha Moonshee, in the College of Fort William. Calcutta printed 1810, 4to. 41.
Rajnecte ; or Tales exhibiting the Moral Doctrines, and the Civil and Military Policy of the Hindoos; translated from the Original Sanscrit of Narayun Pundit, into Brij B, hasha. By Shree Lulloo Lal Kub, B, hasha Moonshee, in the College of Fort William. Calcutta printed 1809, royal 8vo. 1l. 10s.
Prabod'h Chandro' Daya, or the Moon of Intellect: an allegorical Drama. And Atma Bod'h; or the Knowledge of Spirit. Translated from the Sanscrit and Praerit. By J. Taylor, M. D. Member of the Asiatic Society, and of the Literary Society, Bombay.' 8vo. 38. 6d.
Horæ Sinicæ : translations from the Popular Literature of the Chinese. By the Rev. Robert Morrison, Protestant Missionary at Canton. 8vo. 38.
NOTES TO CORRESPONDENTS.
We earnestly solicit all our literary friends to communicate to us any scarce and valuable tracts, connected with Classical, Biblical, and Oriental Literature, that they may think worthy to be preserved and made public.
A Parallel between the Latin, Greek, and Sanscrita, in our next.
No. 11. of the Hermogenis Progymnasmata has been unfortunately, but unavoidably, delayed till our next No.
Mr. E. H. Barker's Vindication of his own Method of Criticism is postponed.
Mr. Hayter's Researches at Herculaneum in our next.
The Prices of the most rare and valuable Books, sold at the late Auction, shall not be neglected.
The Author of the Essay on the Alexandra of Lycophron, inserted in No. IX. solicits any observations on the subject.
The Article on Classical Education will be inserted without delay. A. R. C's Critical Review of Illustrations of Homer are destined for No. XII. We shall extract from a late popular Pamphlet, for the information of some of our readers, The Course of Studies pursued ut Oxford.
F. R. S's Seriu Biblica shall commence in No. XII.
A Dissertation on the Corresponding tenets of Mussulmen, Indians, Ægyptians, and Chinese, is under inspection.
The Etymology of Penutes, and Pindar illustrated, in our next.
W.A. H's article has been received.
We now wish to put an end to the numerous communications relative to Dr. A. Clarke and Mr. Bellamy.
E. S's Biblical Synonyma are accepted.
We thank Mr. M. for Professor Porson's few Notes on parts of Sallust; they shall certainly appear in No. XII.
Mr. Y's translation of the Phoenician Inscription shall be inserted,
We should have cheerfully inserted the Epigrams from our Cambridge Friend, had they been konored with the Prize.
The following Tracts of Valckenaer will be inserted in our future Nos.1. Oratio inauguralis de causis neglecta literarum Gr. culturæ. Francq. 1741. fol.-2. Oratio de publicis Atheniensium moribus, pro temporum diversitate, crescentis labentisque reipublicæ causis. 4to. 1766. The latter will appear in No. XII.
The Treatise of Lambert Bos on Greek Accentuation shall soon appear.
Mr. Lawson's Ode--and J. W.- as soon as possible. “ A friend will be much obliged to any of our readers, who can inform him where the MSS, mentioned in the Catal. MSS. Angliæ et Hiberniæ, as belonging to Francis and Edward Bernard, are to be found; and also what became of Dr. Douglas's celebrated collection of Editions of Horace on his death."
We shall be obliged to our readers, if they will take every opportunity of requesting any of their friends, who have travelled for the sake of information, to transmit to us whatever researches or valuable discoveries they may think worth communicating to the public.
We shall be happy to receive from our friends any Literary Notice on subjects connected with Classical, Biblical, and Oriental Literature.
OF NEW WORK S.
The Rew Review,
The consideration of the number of Reviews, Weekly, Monthly, and Quarterly, offered to the public, may produce a wo ler the sight of a Prospectus for an additional periodical work: but the slightest examination of the nature of the new publication will make wonder cease.
The present Reviews are not so much distinguished for an account of a new work, as for a critical examination of the subject on which it is written. What is called a Review of a political or religions publication, really consists of a decla. ration of the sentiments of the Reviewer; and the publication is generally extolled or depreciated, not according to its abstract merit as a composition, but accord. ing to the party or sect, which the Critic is disposed to follow.
Such has been during more than half a Century the conduct of the most respectable Monthly Reviewers. The Quarterly Reviews, lately established, have risen still higher in the scale of original disquisition. They have often taken the title of a book as a Motto to a Dissertation on a subject, which occupied the public mind, and scarcely hinted at the publication, which appeared at first sight as the object of their Criticism.
It is not intended to depreciate the merit of these Reviewers. Much learning, genius, and information have been thrown on the subjects, which they have undertaken to elucidate; their observations on Political Economy have, on some occasions, suggested useful hints to Government, and their Country has been informed, if not rected, by the result of their labors. From the collision of their opposite sentiments, and from the facts which they have brought to light in sup. port of their opinions, the public mind has been illuminated, taste has been refined, knowledge has been increased, and perhaps it is not too much to say that the general manners have been improved.
But we strongly feel the force of an objection, which has been frequently made, that it is necessary, in order to form an impartial opinion of a book, to read many Reviews of opposite principles, and that in consequence of the length, to which critical dissertations are carried, many books are not reviewed until their novelty or their importance has ceased; and some are never noticed. To remove these objections, a new Periodical Work is proposed to the public, under the title of 66 THE NEW REVIEW, OR MONTHLY ANALYSIS, OF GENERAL LITERATURE,” to be published on the 1st of January, 1813, and continued on the 1st of every Month, Price 28. 6d.
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when it explains the subject; and Extracts of prominent and striking parts of the book ; thus enabling the reader to exercise a judgment unprejudieed by the
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1 perpetuating a full and correct list of all Writers, and of the Subjects of their
Publications. 3. To insert Literary Intelligence, and Notices of Works in hand; to mention
Improvements made in new Editions of Works; and to admit Defences of Authors against Criticisms, without any expensc to the public, but at a moder
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enabling the public to ascertain at one view what has been noticed. This will be found particularly convenient for all those, who have not direct recourse to extensive libraries, where indeed every periodical Publication is not to be found ; by the want of which many persons are ignorant of the review of their works.—Thus, instead of being a rival, this will be au Index and a Supplement to the established Reviews.
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Bibliotheca Spenceriana. A descriptive catalogue of the early printed books, and of many important first editions in the library of George John Earl Spencer, K. G. &c. &c. &c. accompanied with copious notes, plates of fac-similes, and
numerous appropriate embellishments.
BY THE REV. T. F. DIBDIN. The present Work is intended to be a Catalogue Raisonné of that portion of the above celebrated Library, which comprehends Books printed in the Fifteenth Century, and First Editions of many distinguished Authors. It will commence with an account of Books printed, from Wooden Blocks, about the middle of the Fifteenth Century: from which many extraordinary Specimens of Cuts will be given, as tending to illustrate the History of Engraving during the same period. This division will be followed by Theology; comprehending a list of some of the scarcest Latin, German, Italian, and Dutch Bibles printed in the Fifteenth Century; with notices of the first Editions of the Polyglott, French, English, Polisli, and Sclavonian Bibles. These will be followed by an account of some celebrated Psalters, Missals, and Breviaries, executed within the same period. The Interpreters of Scripture, and many of The Fathers, will close the department of Theology.