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the system of Lamarck, in a series of The History and Antiquities of the Twenty Engravings, on royal 4to., each Ward of Bishopsgate, by Samuel Bur. plate containing many specimens. gess, juo. is preparing for the press.
The new volume of the Annual Bio. In the ensuing month, Mr G. Carey graphy and Obituary (the ninth) is in will publish a new edition of “ Every preparation, and the friends of those Man his own Stock-Broker,” considerably eminent persons whose decease has oco enlarged, including the Foreign Funds as curred in the present year, are requested well as our own.
to forward communications without delay. The Rev. W. Eastmead has nearly Mrs Frances Parkes is about to present ready for publication, a Memoir of the the female world with a little work en. Hyæna's Den, lately discovered at Kirk. titled “ Domestic Duties,” conveying indale, near Kirby-Moorside; with a His. structions to young married ladies on the tory of the latter place, and its vicinity management of their household, and the to the distance of fifteen miles.
regulation of their conduct in the various A Journal of the Sieges of the Madras relations and duties of married life. Årmy, in the years 1817, 1818, and 1819, Amongst the novelties in preparation is nearly ready for publication, with Obser. for the approaching literary season, is an vations on the System according to which additional volume of Letters, by Anna such Operations have usually been con Seward; developing the progress of an ducted in India, and a statement of the early attachment, disclosing her more improvements that appear necessary. By private opinions on various subjects, and Edward Lake, Ensign in the Company's embracing numerous anecdotes of her Madras Engineers ; accompanied by an contemporaries; to which will be prefix. Atlas of Explanatory Plates.
ed, an Essuy on Miss Seward's Life and Early in the ensuing winter will be Literary Character. By Mr Harral. published, a Description of the Island of The work will be further illustrated by Madeira, by the late F. Edward Bowdich, Notes, a Portrait of Miss Seward, a face Esq., Conductor of the Mission to Ash- simile of her hand writing, &c. antee : to which are added, a Narrative Early in the ensuing winter will apof Mr Bowdich's last Voyage to Africa, pear, Amaldo, or the Evil Chalice, and terminating at his death ; Remarks on other Poems ; by the author of “ Lyrical the Cape de Verd Islands; and a De Poems," “ The Siege of Zaragoza," scription of English Settlements on the “ Childe Harold's Pilgrimage to the River Gambia. By Mrs Bowdich. Dead Sea," &c.
A very imperfect work on Bibliography Mr Fisbroke, Resident Surgeon at having appeared within the month, whose Cheltenham, is about to publish some chief object is to recommend obsolete and observations on the treatment of Deafness, black-letter books, the public are advised, on improved principles, illustrated by one that a full and perfect Catalogue Raison case of twenty years, and others of long née of English Literature, or a guide to standing, successfully treated. students and libraries in the purchase of In the press, and speedily will be pubthe best books, which has long been in lished, Death-Bed Scenes, or the Chrispreparation, will be published in the en. tian's Companion on entering the Dark suing winter, at a very moderate price. Valley ; by the author of the Evangeli
Dr Uwins is preparing a Compendium cal Rambler. of Medical Theory and Practice, founded Shortly will be published, in a neat on Dr Cullen's Nosology, which will be pocket volume, the History of Origins, given as a Text-Book, and a translation forming a collection of antiquities, importannexed. To which will be prefixed, a ant historical facts, singular customs, brief Dissertation on the nature and ob- political and social institutions, and najects of Nosology ; with a succinct ac. tional peculiarities, combining a copious count of the treatment of each disorder, fund of amusement and instruction. an estimate of modern improvements in In a few days will be published “ Compathology, and an enumeration of the best mentaries on the Diseases of the Stomach authors for the student of medicine to and Bowels of Children. By Robley consult.
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A Royal ordinance has re-established, FRANCE.-The King of France has during the prorogation of the Chambers, appointed a commission of twelve persons the censorship of the press ; thus putting to revise all arrests and decrees, and an end to the imperfect liberty which other decisions, which were issued before the French Journals have for a short the re-establishment of his Majesty on lime been permitted to enjoy. The the throne, and to prepare ordinances to Journals now leave a blank in the place abrogate those which are not proper to of every article which is marked out by be upheld, and to sanction those which the censors, and the public are thus en. may be deemed useful.
abled to judge of the extent of the li
terary and political slaughter which has nish troops. The rebels, who retreated been committed.
into the island, were attacked the next From what is stated in the French pa- morning, at day-break, by the landing of pers, it appears that the King's health French troops of the 34th regiment of is continuing rapidly to decline, and that the line. One Chief only escaped in a it is not probable that he can struggle boat ; the rest were killed or taken. The much longer with the accumulation of prisoners have been delivered up to the diseases under which he labours. Not. Spaniards, to be tried according to the withstanding his deplorable situation, laws." however, he is represented as perform- But Tariffa was not the only point ing with regularity the fatiguing duties where the Constitutionalists gained a of his high station, in so far as these footing. Another party landed at Mar. consist in attending public ceremonials, bella, but no mention is made of its final holding levees, and giving audiences. It destruction or capture. This movement argues no small degree of fortitude to is taken notice of in the report of Genemake even such exertions as these ; and ral O'Donnel, as follows: it is impossible for a moment to suppose 66 Merconchini, who had come out of that his Majesty can at present interfere Gibraltar with 150 smugglers, hoped to with or control the measures of the go- land at Estepona, but he could not sucvernment. Indeed this unavoidable, and, ceed, and therefore could only disembark we are convinced, most unwilling relin. at Marbella. He levied 50,000 reals, but quishment of his more essential functions, had scarcely collected seven, when, seized seems to afford the only feasible means with a panic at the report of the apof accounting for the increasing disre. proach of our brave mountaineers, he gard shewn by his Ministers for the con. hastily re-embarked. He attempted to stitutional principles, such as they are, return to Gibraltar, but the English which exist in the theory of the French would not let him." government. The King is known to Detestation of the French seems to be have been uniformly moderate and libe. the universal feeling among all classes ral in his views; and his whole reign has of Spaniards; and the most likely effect been a continued personal struggle a. of persisting to keep military possession gainst those members of his family and of Spain, will be to unite all parties in a government who have for their object simultaneous attempt to drive out the the complete re-establishment of the an- invaders. cient order of things. In this struggle, The Spanish King has issued a decree though he has frequently failed, yet he declaring free-masonry, and all secret sohas sometimes been successful : and his cieties, high treason against God and the name will go down to posterity as that King! And all persons who harbour such of one of the most virtuous and patriotic societies are to be subject to the penalof the French Monarchs. Unhappily, ties of treason. however, his personal influence must GREECE.-On the 3d of July, the now be at an end. His Ministers are Turks, under the Captain Pacha, succeed. beginning to look towards the rising sun; ed in surprising the island of Ipsara, and and the character and politics of the pre obtaining possession of it, the troops on sumptive heir to the throne are sufficient the island, and many of the inhabitants, to account for the present policy of those escaping by flight. One fort, that of St. individuals, who must speedily depend Nicolo, alone held out against the infidels, on his pleasure for a continuance of their and latterly the garrison, consisting of power and dignity.
about seventy men, nobly sacrificed them. SPAIN.-Spain, far from being in a selves, for the sake of vengeance on their tranquil state, is still the scene of se• invaders. They blew up the fort, and rious commotions, and in different quar- thereby, it is said, destroyed about 20,000 ters, the adherents of the constitutional of the Turks. In the mean time, the Ipparty are carrying on a desultory warfare sariots, who had been obtaining succours against the French troops. On the 3d, from Hydra, returned, and, attacking the they surprised the fortress of Tariffa, Turkish fleet, obtained a decisive victory, and spread alarm even to Seville. Their destroying the greater part of it. They success in this quarter, however, was not afterwards landed and re-took Ipsara, of long continuance, as it appears from cutting to pieces the few Turkish troops the following official dispatch from Ge- who had been left upon it, and it is said neral Digeon, that Tariffa was retaken the Captain Pacha himself only escaped by storm on the 19th.
their fate by a sudden Alight. No regu“ The fortress of Tariffa was taken by lar narrative of these proceedings has apstorm on the 19th, at five o'clock in peared in any official or connected shape, the afternoon, by the French and Spa and two of all the numerous statements