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chefe errors are few, and probably not more numerous than in Dictionaries of a larger size, and greater price. The accents on the foreign words, on the names of heathen deities, &c. are more exact. On the whole, we think this an useful and elegant compilation. Baron Munchausen's Narrative of his marvellous Travels and Cam

paigns in Ruffia. Small 8vo. Is. Smith. This is a satirical production, calculated to throw ridicule on the bold assertions of some parliamentary declaimers. If rant may be best foiled at its own weapons, the author's design is not ill-founded; for the marvellous has never been carried to a more whimsical and ludicrous extent,

The Case of Major John Savage. Svo: 25. Nicholls. In this pamphlet, major Savage gives an account of his employment under government, during lord North's administration, in the recruiting fervice in Germany. He claims a reimbursement of his expences, and a compensation for his services, which, it seems, he never has received. On what account a requisition so reasonable should be denied, we do not know; but humanity induces us to wish, that a case which is represented as fo unjust and oppreslive, should meet with a fair investigation. New Annals of Gallantry. 8vo.

Randall. A collection from the General Advertiser relative to the unfortunate incident in captain 1's family. It is entirely foreign to the province of criticism, and merits only our sym: pathy for the captain's domestic unhappiness.


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CORRESPOND E N C Ė. IN our review of Mr. Moss's Medical Survey of Liverpool, we aimed at giving a candid and impartial account; nor at this moment are we aware that we have misunderstood his design, unless there be


hinted at. We cannot follow him through all his animadversions ; but shall select those which militate against our conduct. He seems averse to allowing the utility and importance of mechanical asistance,' in measuring the heat or the weight of the air. He has great authorities on bis fide, and we are not without them on our's. It must not, however, be decided by these, but by experiment; and, as the attention of physicians have been lately directed to this point, we may have an opportunity of enlarging on it.

We might amuse ourselves by one passage in his Letter, where he says, our bills of mortality take not in the births (which I suppose you mean for deaths) and give only the num. ber of burials. We never knew of any other meaning for bills of MORTALITY, but what we have given. We hope the copperworks are more diftant than the opposite island, otherwise there


may be ftill danger from infection. The size of the town, and the fluctuating number of inhabitants, can be no objection to a calculation of its population ; and this may be easily made from the number of deaths, though not with the nicest accuracy.

Though we alledged that no circum itances, actually confidered independent of their effects, could explain the salubrity of any place, yet we meant not to cart a damp' on similar en: quiries. If Mr. Moss' will compare the first part of his Letter with the middle, he will find, that he has contended for the position, which he afterwards fears may, when we more clearly explained it, impede medical enquiries. · We cannot enter on the subject of ale, diet, or sheumatisms; as we spoke, on mature consideration, and without the slightest influence, we are not disposed to retract our.censure. At the fame time, we must allow Mr. Moss both good temper and candour. We regret only that, at our distance, and in our fituation, it is not easy to enter into a friendly examination of these very doubtful subjects, on which it is no disgrace to our author that we differ froin him. He cannot think it any imputation, that remarks of fu little extent, on subjects of such magnitude, Thould be necessarily • imperfect.'

WE are obliged to the gentleman who, fearing that we may be too busy, or distrusting our impartiality, has kindly reviewed his own work. We must beg leave to inform him, that every attempt of this kind we reject with indignation : if it be again Tepeated, we shall mention the name of the person who appears meanly to thrink from a fair examination.

OUR • Anonymous' Friend seems a little hypercritical in his language. If we deduct errors, 'what must remain? We prefume, merit.

We do not believe Mr. Hume a sophist, who was not him. self a convert; but we know that he did not aim at making disciples among the forward and ignorant; and that he pure posely kept his writings from their view, by the intricacy of fome of his disquisitions. The confusion in his definitions, we own, could not be designed for this purpose; but the errors in these preliminary steps may have mified himself. The attention of such candid correspondents we shall always consider as a favour, and their approbation as our greatest reward.

WE fully agree with our correspondent who styles himself • Neither a Parlon nor a Methodist. Must he be either, to countenance profaneness? The play alluded to is, however, the • Critic, not the School for Scandal.'


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treatise on,


Bannister's view of the arts and sci-

64 ences,
ABELARD to Eloisa,

* 203
Account of the fox-glove, 248–of Barford’s (Dr.) confcio ad clerum, 155
Lunardi's second aerial voyage, 319 Beasts and cattle, considerations on the
Acts of the chancellor of the exche- nature and oeconomy of, 311
quer, tenth chapter of the, 382 Bees (the), lion, affes, &c.

Adams' lectiones selectie, 80 Belknap's history of New Hampshire,
Address to the king and people of Ire- vol. 1.

land, 76–To the loyal part of the Bellamy (Mrs.) apology for the life of,
British empire, 309–To farmers in vol. VI. 239--Memoirs of, 397
relation tii the payment of tithes, Benevolence, practical, 79-Of the Dei-
320-To the stockholders, 383 ty considered,

Miventures of Alonzo, 74-0f a pin- Bibliotbeca topographica Britannica,

cushion, 79-Of Telcmachus, 147 -- No. XX. 225--No. XXI-XXV.
Of fix princesses of Babylon, 221–

Of a flea, 318-0f George Mait- Binns (Wm.), esq. sermon on ine
land, esq.

death of,

Aeronaut, the female,

313 Biri's, general fynopsis of, vol. III. 256
Herofiatic fpy, the, 234 — Machines, Black's vale of innocence,

319 Blizard's defultory reflections on po-
Æsopiad, the,


Africans, case of the oppressed, 38 Boethius's consulation of philosophy,
Agriculture, essay on,

Äikin’s (Dr.) manual of the materia Book (the) of seven chapters,
267 Booker's poems,

Air (fixed), remarkable effects of, 236 Boswell's journal of a tour to the He-
Amant malade,


brides, 337-Remarks on, 473
Amusements, rational,

143 Butany, leiters on the elements of, 109
Analysis of the political history of In- Brays sketch of a tour into Derhy-
361 shire, &c.

Anecdotes of the golden vale, 199 Bristol's (bp. of) fermon before the
Animal heat, essay on,


Annals of gallantry,


stranger, narrative of facts re-
Annotations on the trial of Mrs. Er- lating to the,

400 Britain, the muse of,

Annual register, for 1784, 372 British rights afierted,

Answer to Ramsay's effays on the Brown's restitution of all things, 390

treatment of African llaves, 436 Bull (John), fragment of the history
Antimonial preparations, observations ot,

464 Burke's (Mr.) speech,

Apologia fecunda,

228 Butt's Isaiah verGfied,
Apology for the life of George Anne

Bellamy, vol. IV.

239 Campbell's (Dr.) observations on the
Appearance is against them, 393 typhus,

Archaolugin, vol. VII. 177,276 Candid review of Mr. Pitt's twenty
Arts, enquiry into the fine, 10-And resolutions,

sciences, view of the,

203 Cartwright's (Mrs.) duped guardian,
As you like it,

Ajburion's (lord) epistle to Mr. Pitt, Case of the oppressed Africans,
67 Cervantes, life of,

Attempt towards an improved version, Chapple's review of Risdon's survey
&c. of the minor prophets, 113

of Devon,


Cbaracter of the late lord viscount
Babylon, adventures of six princesses Sackville,

of, 221-Oracle concerning, 314 Chauncy's (Dr.) benevolence of the
Balaruc, treatise on the waters of, deity considered, 28y-Five differ-

265 tations on the scripture account of
Balfour's (Dr.) treatise on the influ-

the fall,

ence of the moon in fevers, 287 Cheltenbam waters, enquiry into the
Balloon (air), excursions in an, 234 nature of,

VOL. LX. Dec. 1785.








matus, 126


159 Discourse on suicide, 312- Upon re-
Choleric fathers, the,
393 pentance,

Coristianity, dissertations on the evi. Difertations on the internal evidences
dences of,

of christianity,

Clronicle of the times, oriental, 309 Dobson's medical commentary on fixed
Claims of the Britiih feamen to a more

equal distribution of prize-money, Dream, the royal,

ibid. Drinkwater's history of the fiege of
Clement XIV. (pope) life of, 397 Gibraltar,

Cockell's (Dr.) essay on the retrover- Du Mitand's French spelling-book,
fion of the uterus,

Coffee, observatious on the properties Duped guardian, the,
156, 157

Coffin, the stone,

67 Easbrook (miss Julia), memoirs of, 224
Collection of Gaelic proverbs, 398-.Of Edmonftone's reviewers corrected, 79

treaties of peace, &c. between Effects of fixed air in mortifications of
Great Britain and other powers, the extremities,
390 Eleanora, a tale,

Colonies, crisis of the, considered, 227 Elegiac poem on the death of Dr. Gib-
Commentaries and essays, No. II.

154 bons, 70-On the death of Wm.
Confeio ad clerum, xiv. cal. Junias, Shepherd,
156 Elegies and funnets,

Confiderations on the order of Cincin Elements of Euclid, 32–Of nature 79

On the nature and -Of hotany, on the, 109–Of or-
economy of beasts and cattle, 311 thoepy, 136~Of English grammar,
Consolation of philosophy,

Constance, a novel,

294 Eleven additional letters from Ruflia,
Corp's (Dr.) essay on the jaundice,

467 Englis law, history of the, vol. II. 88

479, 480 Enquiry into the fine arts, 10-Into
Cottage, love in a,

395 the consequence of inclofing waste
Cottingham's new year's counsel, 156

lands, 153 Into the causes of
Corper's task, a poem,
251 corns, warts, &c.

Cranmer (abp.) life of,

130 Epifle from the rev. Mr. M-
Cricklade café, report of the, 390

Mr. Pitt., 67-From lord Ashbur-
Crisis of the colonies considered, 227 ton to Mr. Pitt, ibid.--Heroic, to
Critical essays on some poems of seve- Major Scott,

ral English poets,

345 Elay on the life and character of Pe-
Criticisins on the Rolliad, part I. 458 trarch, 59-To prove the insuffici-
Crole's power of friendship,

ency of subalterns pay in the army,
Cruden's address to the loyal part of &c. 79-On the theory of the pro-
the British empire,

309 ducion of animal heat, 97-On the
Cumberland's character of the late lord retroversion of the uterus, 157–On
visc. Sackville,

470 the cure of the phthifis pulmonalis,
Curfory remarks on Ramsay's essay on 234-On agriculture, 333-On the
the treatment of African slaves, jaundice,

437 Ejays historical and moral, 37-On

the intellectual powers of man, 241
Death improved,

70 -On fome of the poems of several
Debate on Mr. Pitt's motion for bring- English poets,

ing in a bill to amend the represen- Etymologift, the, a comedy, 470
tation of the people, 78- In the Euclid, elements of,

house of Commons in Ireland, 306 Engenius,

Degeneracy of the times,

397 Euthydemus & Georgias Platonis, 37
Demetrius Poliorcetes, obsequies of, 230 Excursions in an air-balloon, 234
Demoniad, the,

315 Executive justice, letter to the author
Dent's lawyer's panic,

393 of thoughts on,
Desultory reflections on Police,

13.10 Experimental enquiry into the nature
Dictionary (a general) of the English of Cheltenham water,


478 Explanation of Mr. Pitt's bill for
Directions for impregnating Buxton amending the reprefentation in par-
water with gaffes,

468 liament, 152--Of the propofal for
Disbanded subaltern, 2d. ed.

142 liquidating the national debt, 226

n to






1 F.

Glandular disease of Barbadoes, re. Fables, moral,

230 marks on Dr. Hendy's description Falconer's edition of Dobson's com

of the,

261 mentary on fixed air, 466 Gold (the power of) displayed,

228 Fall of scepticism and in fidelity, 230 Golden vale, anecdotes of the, 199 False friends (the), 73--Criticism ana- Good Hope, voyage to the Cape of, 32 1 lysed, 79 Grace (la) & la nature,

334 Family instructor, the medical, 236 Grammar (English), elements of, 474 Fanaticism displayed,

147 Grant's essays on the orign of society, Fancy, the frolics of, 314 &c.

187 Fatbers, the choleric, .

393 Great Britain, retrospective view of Favourites of felicity,

233 of the increasing number of the Female aeronaut, the, 313-Monitor, standing army of, 389- Collection


of treaties between, and other pow. Fever (low contagious), observations

390 on the.,

223 Gregory's essays historical and moral, 37 Fevers, on the influence of the moon Guardian, the duped,

396 287 Guide, the tea - purchaser's, 80 Fisber’s (Dr.) practice of medicine Through London, Westminster, &c. made easy,

857 Fixed air, remarkable effects of, 236

H. Flea, memoirs of a,

318 Hall's (Dr.) medical family instruca Flora, Cantabrigienfis, 331 tor,

236 Fléchere's la grace & la nature, 334 Hampshire (New), history of, 238 Force of love, the,

318 Hanway's neglect of the effectual feForced vow, the,

315 paration of prisoners, &c. the cause Fothergill's (Dr.) enquiry into the na- of the frequent thefts &c. committure of Cheltenham water, 237 ted,

390 Fox's (Mr.) speech on the Irish refo- Harrison's remarkable effects of fixed

lutions, 78—Reply to Mr. Pitt, on air in mortifications of the extrethe fourth proposition of the Irish mities, system,

ibid. Haygarth's inquiry how to prevent the Fox-glove, account of the, 248

215 Fragment of the history of John Bull, Heads, lecture on,

310 Hebrides, journal of a tour to the, 337 Francis's obsequies of Demetrius Po- Remarks un,

473 liorcetes,

230 Hendy's (Dr.) description of the glanFrancis the philanthropist, 395

dular disease of Barbadoes, remarks Free opinions sported in the cabinet of on,

261 Venus, 79 Heraldry of nature,

78 French spelling-book,

399 Heroic epistle to major Scott, 397 Friends, the false,

73 Heron's letters on literature, 405 Frolics of fancy,

314 Historical and moral essays, 37--And Funding, thoughts on a new system of, chronological view of Roman law,

103 G.

History of the English larv, vol II. 83. Gaelic proverbs, collection of,


Of the practice of trepanning the Gallantry, new annals of,


skull, 158_Of New Hampshire, Gardening, planting and ornamental, 238–Of the Westminster election,

310-Of John Bull, ibid.--Of the General fynopsis of birds, vol. III. 256 hon. Edw. Mortimer, 316_Of the

-Dictionary of the English lan- siege of Gibraltar, 350 – Of the guage,

wars in Scotland,

400 Gibbon (Edw.), esq. letters to, 161 Holcraji's choleric fathers, 393 Gibbons (Dr.) poem on the death of, Hurton's journey from Birmingham 79 to London,

477 ---'s (Wn.) reply to fir Lucius

1. J. O‘Brien,

389 Impartial sketch of the debate in the Gibraltar, history of the fiege of, 350 house of commons in Ireland, 306 Gilpin's (Wm.) life of archbishop Incendiaries, the pious, Cranmer,

130 Inchbald's (Mrs.) appearance is against (1.) translation of Fletcher's them,

393 ode on the peace of 1783, 469

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