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cundus ;" “ The Dog.Tax, by E. formed) by the Rev. William TalkNairne;" « The Gallanté Shew, er ;" “ The Fatal Sisters, or the displaying the Character of a Prime Castle of the Forest, a Dramatic Minister;" "A Political Eclogue, Romance of five Acts. by Edmund Citizen H. T-e, Citizen T-rn-y, John Eyre;" “ False Impressions, a R. B. Efq.;" " A Trip to Ports- Comedy, in five Aêts, by Richard mouth and the Idle of Wight, in Cumberland, Esq.;"

66 Knave or rambling Verses, &c. by a Friend to Not? a Comedy, in five Acts, by Britain ;'

;" “ The Trap, a Poem, by Thomas Holcroft;" “ Wives as a Lady;" “ The Guinea Note, by they Were, and Maids as they Are, Timothy Twigg, Efq.;"" Hobby a Comedy, in five Acts, by Mrs. Horses, a Poetical Allegory, in Five Inchbald;" “ A Cure for the Parts, by Jenkin Jones;" “ The Heart-Ache, a Comedy, in five Reign of Liberty, a Poetical Sketch, Acts, by Thomas Morton, Esq.;" by Joseph Jackson ;" “ The Scaith “ Cheap Living, a Comedy, in five of France, or the Death of St. Juft Alts, by Frederic Reynolds;" “ The and his Son, a Poem, by E. Smith, Will, a Comedy, in five Acts, by Esq.;" “ The War of the Giants, the same Author;" “ Prejudices, a by an Admirer of Thomas Sternhold Comedy, in five Acts, by B. Frere and John Hopkins, to which is add- Cherensi ;" “ The Italian Monk, a ed a Dialogue between John Bull Play, in three Aets, by James Boaand one of his Friends, with Notes;” den, Esq.;" “ The Honest Thieves, “ The Invincible Ifand, with intro a Farce, in two Acts, altered from ductory Observations on the present the Committee, by T. Knight;" War, by Percival Stockdale; " " The “ The Wandering Jew, or Love's Volunteer, a Poem ;' “ The Cam- Masquerade, a Comedy, in two paign, a Poetical Essay, in Two Acts, by Andrew Franklin;" “ Books, &c. by Robert Brown, Cor- Trip to the Nore, a Musical Enterporal in the Coldstream Guards;" tainment, in one Act, by the same 6. The Waes o' War, or the Up- Author ;' and “ Utrum Horum? a thot o' the History o' Will and Comedy of two Acts, as it is now actJean, in Four Parts ;” “ Britain's ing with great Applause, at the reGenius, a Song, to the Tune of spective Theatres of London and

Come listen to my Ditty,' occafi. Amsterdamn." oned by the late Mutiny on Board his Majesty's Ships at the Nore, by Among the few articles which we C. A. Esg.;” and “ A Collection have reserved for our Miscellaneous of English Songs, with an Appen- department, we find “ A Plan for dix of original Pieces, by Mr. A. the Conduct of Female Education Dalrymple."

in Boarding Schools, by Eralmus

Darwin, M. D. &c." which the auThe following were the Drama- thor's known good sense, literary attic publications of the year 1797: tainments, and profeflional experi“ The Minister, a Tragedy, in five ence, cannot fail of recommending Acts, from the German of Schiller, to parents, guardians, and governAuthor of the Robbers, Don Carlos, esses of young ladies. Under a va&c. by M. G. Lewis, Esq. M. P;” riety of heads it suggests important “ Lorenzino de Medici, a Tragedy, and judicious advice, for ettablih. in five Acts, by William Rough ;" ing luch a rational fyftem of edu. ** Arviragus, a Tragedy, (never per- cation for females, as promises to be

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successful “ in uniting health and Thomas Pythe Palmer," has beca agility of body, with chearful- published to vindicate the characness and activity of mind; in super- ters of the sufferers from the cbarge adding graceful movements to the of conspiracy and mutiny, in which former, and agreeable taftes to the it was pretended they had engaged, latter; and in the acquirement of with the defign of murdering the the radiments of such arts and captain, and seizing the ihip. This fciences, as may amuse themselves purpose it has completely answered, or gain them the esteem of others; by bringing forwards fucha ftrong with a strie attention to the culture and circumttantial evidence in their of morality and religion."

favour, as their most ingenious and 5 Mythology compared with prejudiced enemies cannot gain ay Hiftory, for the Use of Young Per- or refft. But it exhibits, at the sons, &c.' by the Abbé de Treffan, fame time, such inftances of cruel, translated from the French by H. brutal, wicked treatment, to which North,” in 2 Vols. is replete with they were subjected on their voyage, valuable and curious information, as moft excite in the humane heart a explanatory of the fables of Greek degree of horror and indignation and Roman mythology, arranged which words cannot describe. with judgment and perspecuity, Mr. Clarke's “ Dissertation on and detailed in a lively and pleafing the Use and Abuse of Tobacco, Style. It deserves to be recommends wherein the Advantages and Dised, as an useful companion in their advantages attending the Coníumpftudies, to those for whose benefit it tion of that entertaining Weed are was chiefly designed.

particularly considered, &c." conThe splendid yolume of “ Miscel- tains a zealous, but not very forlaneous Writings. by R. C. Dallas, midable attack on the consumption Esq." is composed of various poems; of that balmy narcotic." What I a tragedy ; moral effays; and a vo- have done,” says the author, " ! cabulary of the passions, “ in which have done in the fear of God, and their sources are pointed out, their with the fimple defire of being use. regular currents traced, and their ful to my brethren; I have fomedeviations delineated.” Mr. Dal- times spoken ironically ; fometimes las's poems poffefs few claims to sarcastically; but always with deep commendation; and we cannot flat- feriousness and concern. la fhori, ter him so far as to say, that his tra- I have done what I could to render gedy will entitle him to a respect- odious and deteftable a custom able station among our dramatic which, I tbink, every thing in writers. But his profe exercises re- heaven and earth discountenances!" Hect credit on his abilities, and on For our parts, we are free to achis heart. They are distinguithed knowledge ourselves such hardened by folid sense, ingenious reinarks, finners, that his benevolent and pibenevolent and pious sentiments, ous labours have been loft upon us, and will afford pleasure and im- Had the author's work appeared in provement to his readers.

good king James's days, that fapient The “ Narrative of the Suf- monarch might have deemed it ferings of T. F. Palmer and W. worthy of being added as an appenSkirving during a Voyage to New dix to his equally argumentative South Wales, 1794, on Board the Counterblast to Tobacco. Surprife Transport, by the Rev. The volume of “ Fragments, ia


the Manner of Sterne," contains u Walangham, or the Papil of Nathe happiest imitations that we have ture, a Domestic Story, by Mary met with, of that whimsical and ec Robinson, in 4 Vols;" “ Cinthelia, - centric author, and will be read or a Woman of Ten Thousand, by

with pleasure by his admirers. It G. Walker, Author of Theodore confifts, chiefly, of dialogues, in Cyphon, &c. in 4 Vols; " " Moral which the interlocutors, who are of Tales, consisting of the Reconciliathe Shandy family and connection, tion, &c. by Jofeph Moser, in 2 appear in much of their original Vols ;" * The History of Vanillo character, and hold fimilar opinions Gonzales, furnamed the Merry Baand language as in their first ap- chelor, from the French of Le Sage, pearance before the public. To in 2 Vols;" “ Emily de Varmont, these the author has added a beau or Divorce demonftrated by Necertiful and pathetic tale. But the fity, &c. from the French of Lougreatest excellence of this work vet, in 3 Vols ;” “ Estelle, by M. confifts, in the moral, humane, and de Florian, with an Effay upon benevolent sentiments which it in- Pastoral, translated from the French, variably, inculcates.

by Mrs. Susanna Cummins, in 2 * Vaurien, or Sketches of the Vols;“ The Genius, or the MyrTimes, exhibiting Views of the terious Adventures of Don Carlos Philofophies, Religions, Politics, Li- de Grandez, by the Marquis Von terature, and Manners of the Age," Grofle, translated from the German, in 2 Vols. “ in the form rather by Joseph Trapp, in * 2 Vols;." than the matter of a novel," con Clara Dupleilis, and Clairant, tains Ihrewd remarks on men and the History of a Family of Emimanners, by a writer who appears to grants, translated from the German, have been pretty much conversant in 3 Vols;" “ The Beggar Girl and with the wor!d, and not an inatten- her Benefactors, by Mrs. Bennet, in tive observer of the diversified cha- 7 Vols;" “ Parental Duplicity, or racters which it presents to us; and the Power of Artifice, by P. Š. M. who applies the powers of wit and in 3. Vols;" “ The Knights, or lively fatire in ridiculing modern Sketches of the Heroic Age;" philosophers and reformers, political “ The Inquisition, in 2 Vols;" and theological. With the excep “ Santa Maria, or the Mysterious tion of fome passages, which will Pregnancy, by J. Fox, in 3 Vols ;" strike every enlightened reader as “ The Neapolitan, or the Test of . not being easily reconcileable with Integrity, by Ellen of Exeter, in 3 candour and liberality, we recom Vols;" " A Welch Story, in 3 mend his labours as what have af- Vols;" “ Gralville Abbey, first forded us considerable entertain- printed in the Ladys' Magazine, in ment.

3 Vols ;' “ Clara Lennox, or the

Distressed Widow, by Mrs. Lee, in In the following catalogue of the 2 Vols ;” “ An Old Friend with a Novels, Romances, &c. of the year New Face, by Mrs. Parsons, in 3 1797, the first ten articles possess Vols;" “ The Girl of the Mounsuperior claims to commendation : tains, by the same Lady, in 4 Vols;" 66 The Adventures of Hugh Trevor, " Munster Abbey, by the late Sir by Thomas Holcroft, Vols. IV. V. E. Leigh, in 3 Vols ;" and VI.;" Canterbury Tales for Shrovetide Child, or the Son of a the Year 1797, by Harriet Lee;" Monk, in 2 Vols;" “ The Submis

" The

fions of Dependence;" “ The Count « The Irish Heiress, in 3 Vols ; de Santerre, by a Lady, in 2 Vols;" " Percy, or the Friends;" « Love “ The Orphan of Bollenbach, or at first Sigbt, altered from the Polycarp the Adventurer ;" “ The French, by Mrs. Gunding, in 5 Mysterious Wife, by Gabrielli, in 4 Vols;” “ Édmund and Eleonora, or Vols;" “ The Church of St. Siffrid, Memoirs of the Houses of Sommerin 4 Vols ;" “ Azemia, a Descrip- field and Gratton, by E. Marshall, tive and Sentimental Novel, by J.A. A. M. in 2 Vols;" “ Phedora, or M. Jenks, in 2 Vols;" “ Jocelina, the Forest of Miniki, by Mary or the Reward of Benevolence, by Charlton, in 4 Vols;" “ Edmund Isabella Kelly, in 2 Vols ;” “ The of the Forest, in 4 Vols;" “ The Castle of Bucktholme, in 3 Vols;" Sorrows of Edith, or the Hermitage “ Milistina, or the Double Interest, of the Cliffs, by Mrs. Burke, in 2 in 2 Vols ;” “ Count Donamar, Vols;" “ The History of Sir George translated from the German, in 3 Warrington, or the Political Quix. Vols ;" • Advertisement for a Huf- ote, by the Author of the Female band, in 2 Vols ;” “ The Orphans Quixote, in 3 Vols;" “ Rose Ceof Snowdon, by Mifs Gunning, in 3 cil;” “ The Governess, or CourtVols;" “ The Spoiled Child, by land Abbey;" “ Ifidora of Gallicia, Mrs. Howell, in 2 Vols :" “ Dis- by Mrs. Hugill, in 2 Vols;” “ Bunobedience, by the Author of Plain gay Castle, by Mrs. Bonhote, in 2 Sense, in 4 Vols ;" “ Henry Som- Vols;" and " The Contradi&ion, merville, a Tale, in 2 Vols ;"« The by the Rev. W. Cole.” Days of Chivalry, in 2 Vols ;"



Of the Year 1797.

and imperfect Cata - At the same placc, M. H. Storch logue of the Foreign Literature has published the second volume of of the Year 1797, we have very few his valuable collections on the subarticles to infert belonging to the ject of the history of Ruflia, and Russian · Empire. At Riga, Mr. given to his work the title of “ Herder has published two treatises Historico-statistical Picture of the in Theology, in which his well. Ruflian Empire, at the Close of the known abilities and liberality ap- Eighteenth Century." From his pear to eminent advantage. The long residence in Ruflia, and travels first is entitled “ of the Redeemer into its remoteft parts, and from of Men, according to our three first the documents to which he has had Gospels,” and the second, which access, we may entertain the excompletes his design, “ of the pectation that our author will be Son of God, the Saviour of the enabled to give us a full and inte. World, according to the Gospel of resting account of that country.-John, &c." The object of the au. « Catharine the Second at the Bar thor is, to aslift the unprejudiced of Humanity,” Itated to be pubin distinguishing fact from fiction, lifhed at Petersburgh, is a short, but and to solve the questions, What spirited aketch of the principal faare the Gospels? What is Christi- tures of that extraordinary woman, anity? What was it in the begin. and the principal transactions of ning? What is it to us? In proie- her reign, which the author has cuting it, : Mr. Herder rejects all brought forwards in order to deterdogmatism and mysticism, and has mine, in what point of view the afforded such a practical view of philanthropist thould consider Caour religion, as may be read with tharine, and whether he can juftly pleasure and profit by every rational give her the name of Great? Á believer. We cannot, however, fufficient knowledge of Russian surmise what were the grounds on politics, manly sentiment, and strie which the author built his hypothe- impartiality, mark our author's fis, that Mark was neither an epi- pages, and induce him, with great tomiser of Matthew, nor a compiler justice, in our opinion, to decide from him and Luke, but that he the question in the negative. - At wrote his gospel before either of Petersburgh, a splendid edition of them, and adhered more closely to “ the Poems of Anacreon" has the most ancient Hebrew gospel, to been published, in the original which the others made additions. Greek, accompanied with a Ruilian


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