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Page Art: I. Narrative of a Journey in Egypt and the Country beyond the ☺ Cataracts. By Thomas Legh, Esq. M.P.

1 II. 1. The Emerald Isle, a Poem. By Charles Phillips, Esq. Bar

rister at Law. Dedicated by Permission to the Prince Regent. 2. The Speech of Mr. Phillips, delivered in the Court of Common

Pleas in Dublin, in the Case of Guthrie versus Sterne; with a

short Preface. 3. Speeches of Mr.Phillips on the Catholic Question; with a Preface. 4. An Authentic Report of the Speech of the CELEBRATED and ELOQUENT Irish Barrister, Mr. Phillips, delivered at Roscommon

Assizes.
5. The Speech of Counsellor Phillips on the State of England and

Ireland, and on a Reform in Parliament; delivered at Liverpool,
Oct. 31, 1816.

27 III. A Treatise on the Records of the Creation, and on the Moral

Attributes of the Creator, with particular Reference to the Jewish
History, and to the Consistency of the Principle of Population
with the Wisdom and Goodness of the Deity. By John Bird
Sumner, M.A.

37 IV. A Voyage round the World, from 1806 to 1818; in which Japan,

Kamschatka, the Aleutian Islands, and the Sandwich Islands

were visited, &c. By Archibald Campbell. V. Shakspeare's Himself Again! or the Language of the Poet as

serted; being a full and dispassionate Examen of the Readings and Interpretations of the several Editors. Comprised in a Series of Notes, Sixteen Hundred in Number, illustrative of the most difficult Passages in his Plays—to the various Editions of which the present Volumes form a complete and necessary Supplement.

By Andrew Becket. VI. 1. An Essay on the Nature and Advantages of Parish Banks for

the Savings of the Industrious, &c. with Remarks on the Propriety of uniting these Institutions with Friendly Societies; together with an Appendix, containing the Rules of the Dumfries Parish Bank, &c. &c. By the Rev. Henry Duncan, Minister of

Ruthwell, Dumfriesshire. 2. A short Account of the Edinburgh Savings Bank. 3. Report of the Committee of the Highland Society, on the Na

ture of Savings Banks. 4. A Summary Account of the London Savings Bank. By Charles

Taylor. 5. Third Report of the Edinburgh Society for the Suppression of

Beggars, for the Relief of occasional Distress, and for the Encou

ragement of Industry among the Poor, &c. to 1st Nov. 1815. 6. First Year's Report of the Bath Provident Institution, established

Jan. 1815. 7. Observations on Banks for Savings. By the Rt. Hon. George Rose.

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6. A Bill for the Protection and Encouragement of Provident Insti

tutions, or Banks for Saviogs, ordered by the House of Commons to be printed, 15th May, 1816.

89 VII. 1. Poems by William Cowper, of the Inner Temple, Esq. in Three

Volumes. Vol. III. containing his Posthumous Poetry, and a
Sketch of his Life. By his Kinsman, John Johnson, LL.D.

Rector of Fasham with Welborne, Norfolk.
2. Memoir of the Early Life of William Cowper, Esq. Written

by Himself, and never before published. With an Appendix, containing some of Cowper's Religious Letters, and other inte

resting Documents, illustrative of the Memoir. 3. Memoirs of the most Remarkable and Interesting Parts of the

Life of William Cowper, Esq. of the Inner Temple. Detailing particularly the Exercises of his Mind in regard to Religion. Written by Himself, and never before published. To which are ap

pended, an Original and Singular Poem, and a Fragment. 116 VIII. 1. A Sketch of the British Fur Trade in North America; with

Observations Relative to the North-west Company of Montreal.

By the Earl of Selkirk. 2. Voyage de la Mer Atlantique à l'Océan Pacifique par le Nord

ouest dans la Mer Glaciale; par le Capitaine Laurent Ferrer Maldonado, l'an 1588. Nouvellement traduit d'un Manuscrit Espagnol, et suivi d'an Discours qui en démontre l'Autenticité et la Véracité; par Charles Amoretti.

129 IX. 1. Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto III. 2. The Prisoner of Chillon, a Dream; and other Poems.

By Lord Byron.

- 172 X. Letters written on Board His Majesty's Ship the Northumber

land, and at Saint Helena; in which the Conduct and Conversations of Napoleon Buonaparte, and his Suite, during the Voyage, and the first Months of his Residence in that Island, are faithfully described and related. By William Warden, Surgeon on Board the Northumberland.

203 XI. 1. An Inquiry into the Causes of the General Poverty and De

pendance of Mankind; including a full Investigation of the Corn

Laws. By William Dawson. 2. A Plan for the Reform of Parliament on Constitutional Princi

ples. Pamphleteer. No. 14. 3. Observations on the Scarcity of Money, and its Effects upon the

Public. By Edw. Tatham, D.D. Rector of Lincoln College, Oxford. 4. On the State of the Country, in December, 1816. By the Right

Hon. Sir John Sinclair, Bart. 5. Christian Policy, the Salvation of the Empire. Being a clear

and concise Examination into the Causes that have produced the impending, unavoidable National Bankruptcy; and the Effects that must ensue, unless averted by the Adoption of this only real and desirable Remedy, which would elevate these Realms to a pitch of Greatness hitherto unattained by any Nation that ever existed. By Thomas Evans, Librarian to the Society of

Spencean Philanthropists. 6. The Monthly Magazine. 7. Cobbett's Political Register.

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No. XXXII.

Art. I. An Authentic Narrative of the Loss of the American brig

Commerce, wrecked on the Western Coast of Africa, in
the month of August, 1815; with an Account of the
Sufferings of her surviving Officers and Crew, who were
enslaved by the wandering Arabs on the Great African
Desert, or Zahahrah, &c. By James Riley, late Master
and Supercargo

- 287 II. 1. M. Tullii Ciceronis Sex Orationum Fragmenta inedita,

cum Commentariis antiquis etiam ineditis. Invenit,
recensuit, notisque illustravit Angelus Maius, Biblio-

thecæ Ambrosianæ à Linguis Orientalibus.
2. Q. Aurelii Symmachi octo Orationum ineditarum

partes. Invenit, notisque declaravit A. Maius.
3. M, Cornelii Frontonis Opera inedita, cum Epistulis

item ineditis Antonini Pii, M. Aurelii, L. Veri, et

Appiani. Invenit A. Maius.
4. M. Acci Plauti Fragmenta inedita : item ad P. Teren-

tium Commentationes et Picturæ ineditæ. Inventore

A. Maio.
5. Themistii Philosophi Oratio de Præfectura suscepta.

Inventore et interprete A. Maio.
6. Dionysii Halicarnassei Romanarum Antiquitatum pars

hactenus desiderata—Nunc denique ope Codicum
Ambrosianorum ab Angelo Maio, quantum licuit, re-

stituta. Opus Francisco I. Augusto sacrum. - 321 III. Narrative of a Residence in Ireland during the Summer

of 1814, and that of 1815. By Anne Plumptre, Author
of Narrative of a Three Years' Residence in France, &c.
illustrated with numerous Engravings of Remarkable
Scenery

- 337 IV. Travels in Brazil. By Henry Koster

- 344 V. The Veils, or the Triumph of Constancy. A Poem, in Six Books. By Miss Porden

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QUARTERLY REVIEW.

OCTOBER, 1816.

Art. I. Narrative of a Journey in Egypt and the Country

beyond the Cataracts. By Thomas Legh, Esq. M.P. pp. 143.

London. 1816. IT is rather a phenomenon, in these days of bookish luxury, to

encounter a volume, and more particularly a volume of Travels, destitute of the usual garniture of fine prints or aquatinta sketches, without a single head or tail-piece, vignette or even portrait of the author, but sent naked into the world with no other embellishment or illustration than a fair type, excellent paper, and a style as plain and free from tawdriness as the sheets on which it is written. Nor is this total disregard of all ornament the only point in which Mr. Legh lias shewn his utter deficiency in the notable art of bookmaking: it will scarcely be credited, especially by some of our more celebrated tourists, that a three months cruise in the Egean sea, a visit to Mitylene, Scio, Delos, Mycone, and Athens-a voyage down the gulf of Lepanto to Zante, from Zante to Malta, from Malta to Alexandria, and a journey from Alexandria to Ibrîm in Nubia, 120 miles beyond the first Cataract of the Nile, should have produced only 143 pages of moderate-sized letter-press. Such, however, is the fact. Perhaps we have found a suitable companion for this unpretending volume in Norden's modest account of his travels, through Egypt and Nubia. This honest Dane, when on his sick bed, anxious for his reputation, and fearful that he should not live to arrange his observations, but still more fearful lest the mistaken zeal of others should add to his notes and observations, thus writes to his friend : It is my desire that all wandering prolisities be curtailed, in order to avoid the sarcastic imputation of the French against the learned of the North, that they never know when to have done with a subject; “ ils ont tant la rage de bavarder. But Mr. Norden was no bavard; nor, in truth, is Mr. Legh. A few good plates, indeed, of the Nubian temples, and some account of the natural history of this upper region of the Nile, so very little known, would have greatly enhanced the value of the work; but—non omnia possumus omnes—and when we find Englishmen of rank, of family and of fortune, foregoing all the pleasures within their reach, for a voluntary esile; exposing themselves, with

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