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Φιλοσοφιαν δε ου την Στωικην λέγω, ουδε την Πλατωνικην, η την Επικουρειον τη
και Αριστοτελικήν" αλλ' όσα είρηται παρ ̓ ἕκαστη των αιρεσεων τουτων καλως,
μετα ευσεβους επιστημης εκδιδασκονία, τουτο συμπαν το ΕΚΛΕΚΤΙΚΟΝ
φιλοσοφιαν φημι.

δικαιοσυνην

CLEM. ALEX. Strom. Lib. 1.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR GALE, CURTIS, AND FENNER, PATERNOSTER ROW.
JOSIAH CONDER, 18, ST. PAUL'S CHURCH-YARD; PARKER, OXFORD;
DEIGHTON, CAMBRIDGE; AND OLIPHANT, WAUGH, AND INNES,

EDINBURGH.

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CONTENTS OF VOL. X.

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Cheyne's Cases of Apoplexy and Lethargy

Baillie's Joanna, Series of Plays on the Passions

Bennet's Star of the West, being Memoirs of the Life of Risdon Darracott
Berzelius's View of the Progress and présent State of Animal Chemistry;

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55, 191

342

Clarkson's Memoirs of the Private and Public Life of William Penn
Collections from the Greek Anthology, by Bland and others

Cresswell's Elementary Treatise on the Geometrical and Algebraical Inves-
tigation of Maxima and Minima

Custance's Popular Survey of the Reformation and Fundamental Doctrines

of the Church of England

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109, 214, 318, 437, 542, 655

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Marsh's Reply to the Strictures of the Rev. Isaac Milner
Mawe's Treatise on Diamonds and Precious Stones

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519

Morell's Studies in History

264

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THE

ECLECTIC REVIEW,

FOR JULY, 1813.

Art. I. An Appeal to the Imperial Parliament upon the Claims of the ceded Colony of Trinidad, to be governed by a Legislature and Judicature, founded on Principles sanctioned by Colonial Precedents and long Usage, with Observations thereon, intimately con nected with the Political and Civil Interests of all the British West India Colonies. By John Sanderson, Esq. Barrister at Law. 8vo. Richardson. 1813.

THE Island of Trinidad is a spot which a painter might select as the scene of inexhaustible beauties, where a naturalist would find the subject of endless admiration, and which a politician, ignorant of its history, might mark out as the probable centre of some future commercial empire.

Whatever might be the surmises of a mere speculative philosopher, as to the future destiny of this great country, its present history tells of nothing but wretchedness, confusion, and bad government. In the year 1782, M. de Chacon, at that time the Spanish Governor of this colony, in order to supply the deficiency which then existed in the number of settlers, was induced to issue a proclamation, holding out a full indemnity and protection against the claims of their creditors, as a boon to all who would reside within the limits of his government. The object of those by whom this flagrant violation of the law of nations was concerted, appears to have been fully answered. From all the neighbouring European settlements, crowds of insolvent debtors poured into this asylum, and there received grants of lands which could not, by any judicial process, he brought to sale for the satisfaction of the demands of their prior creditors. He must have been sanguine indeed, who could have expected the social virtues to flourish in a population so constituted. Even the West Indians (who have not the reputation of being more fastidious than the rest of mankind in the selection VOL. X.

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