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Education National, Plan of

26 Italians, Account of eminent ones living 206
Electricity, Animal, a Prize offered for an Efray

Literature, on

241 Italy-Jee Public Affairs.
Elkington, on draining
259 “Jack o'the Green,” Origin of

332
Engraving on Wood, Remarks on In Johnson, Dr. a Doubt respecting an Essay of his
Enquirer, the, No. 15

186
Errol, Earl of, Account of him

463

Stage-coach Anecdote of him 81
Erskine, Mr. on the House of Commons

247

Apothesis of Milton
Elmond, Dr. Account of his Execution

479

Robt. Sonnet on the Death of
Ezekiel, on the Author of the Poems ascribed Jones, Paul, ori inal Letter of

283
to
139 King of Prussia, two Letters of the

195
Fables of Antiquity, on the

9 James the sixth of Scotland, to Queen
Fielding and Swift, a Remark respecting 285 Elizabeth
Fine Arts, Account of Books on
496 Klop lock, Anecdotes of

280
Finance, Review of Books on

484 Langhanse, Mrs. on her Monument 166
Fitz erald, Lord Edward, Account of 478 Language, Aramic, two Dialects of 245
Flame, Lord, Memoirs of

of Natural History, on the IJO
Fleming, Dr to Dr. Furneaux
363 Larłner, Dr. to Dr. Fleming

354
Flood, Mr. Account of his MS
174 Law, Review of Books on

499
Foreign Scientific Intelligence and Literature Ledbury Canal, Account of the opening 314
53, 54, 423, 528 Leiestershire, on the Agriculture of

190
Forster, John Reinhold, Life of

403
Oblervations upon

107
Forter, George, Account of
361 Legend of Taliesen

34
Forgeries on the Bank, how to prevent 4, 22 Lethington-house, Account of

271
France-fee Public Affairs.

Lewis, Father, on the c'ure of the Plague 253
French Literature, Retrospect of 532, 540 Lifting, Custom of in Lancashire, inquired into
Funds, Public, Price of

146,68
Garrick, l'r his Birth-place

409 Linwood, Miss, Verses on her Needle-work
Garratt, Thomas, Accout of

2.6
German Literarure, Half-yearly Retrospect of Literary and Philosophical Intelligence lys

512,522

51, 131: 210, 289, 370, 493, 928
on Translations from the

399
Fecundity, on

286
- Literature, Account of

282 Literature, German, Half-yearly Retrospect of
Character, on the
1, 3

512
Gib ultar, a Description of

Domestic,
Glasgow, Account of Philosophical Lectures

483. 512
there

274

Fo-eign,
Gloss, Patent for making

50

512, 528
Godwin, Mr the Character of a Tradesman de-

Russian, Danish, and German, Ace
fended against him

count of

441, 512
-, on English Style, examined

on the Irish and Scots

412
Goldons, Anecdotes of

124
Spanih, Account of

214, 522
Government of the Chinese, on the 165

the Revival of

99
Grace in Composition, on

Lottery. Evils from a Prize in the

163
Grass Seeds, on the Method of sowing of 272 Luperero, Sonnets by
Gray, Mr. on Substitutes for Bark 272 Marriages and Deaths, in and near London,
Gray's Elegy, Greek Verfion of
321 in January

*69
Great-Britain - See Pwolic Affairs.

141
Grounds, mar shy, a Plan for draining of ! 7

March

225
Gypsum, Use of as a Manure
372

306
Heat, Average of the greatest of the Year 17972 May

387
Henry on Nitric Acid
88 -line

461
Highland Dress, Origin of

401 Mai hematics and Astronomy, Account of Books
Hiftory, Review of Books on
Horace, Translation of an Ode of
208 Matrimony, on

322
Horneman, the Traveller, Account of 449 Mawbey, Sir Joseph, Account of

473
Hourman's Tour, continued

428, 35 Medicine and Physiology, Account of Books on
House of Commons, Mr. Erskine on 247, 418

500, 519
Hurlothrumbo, Memoirs of the Author of 415 Mercury, an Experiment on the Congelati n of
Ideas, Abstract on the Personification of
407

29
Inoculation, German Establishment for 342 Metaphysics, Review of Books on

505
Indias, Welth, an Inquiry after
161 Metronariston defended

19
India Rubber, Electric Property of

Milton's Imitations of the Ancients --84
Institute, National, Account of

446
", Apothesis of

31
-, Proceedings of 56 Miscellanies, Review of Books of

510
John of Ravenna, Account of

Monument of Mrs. Langhan's, on the 166
Ireland, a Tour in

17, 346, 430 Montague, Lady Wortley, on the Publication of
'ce Public Affairs.

her Letters

326
Moon,

243

426

I 2

438

T2

Feruary

- April

483, 513

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497, 518

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406

IN DE X.

Moon, Opinion of the Ancients respecting the Philosophical Lectures in Glasgow

267 Pinkerton, Mr. on the Iconographia Scotica 82

Moor, Profefior, his Effay on the Greek Prepo- Pelletier, Biographical Notice of 148

fitions

414 Personification, of Abstract Ideas on

407

Mountjoy, Lord, Account of

479

Perouse, La, his Voyage published 445
Musical Publications, Review of

Peru, Physical Geography of

119

62, 136, 218, 295, 375, 451 Plague, on Oil, as a Cure for

253

National Institute in Paris, Account of its Pro- Plagiarism against Mr, Leslie considered

95

ceedings

291

detected

28

National Debt, on the
177, 419 Port-folio, No. 8.

285
Natural History and Philofophy, Review of

of a Man of Literature, extracts from

Books on

495, 516

365

- Correction of Errors in

339

128

on the Language of

Portraits of Illustrious Persons in Scotland, ac-

Needles, a Patent for making

444 count of that work

82

Newspapers, Rhapsody on

5

Prebendaries, on

Nicolas, Anegdotes of

282 Priestley, Dr. on the new Theory of Chemistry

Nightingale, Ode to

208

159

Nitrous Acid, on
86, 161 Prize, for a Medical Essay

241

its Efects in the Venereal Dif. Printing, unnecessary Expence in

28

eale

Problem, a Philosophical one proposed 17
Northamptonshire, Tour through 277 Prússia, Letter of the King of

195

Account of

19 Public Affairs, State of in January

Novels and Romances, Review of new 508

February 141

Oak Bark, Substitutes for

213

March

223

Occurrences, Provincial, with Marriages and

April

300

Deaths, in January

71

May

February

June 457

March

229 Publications, new, Lifts of, in January 1798 59

April

309

-Februray 138

May

390

March

June

April

297

Qil, a Cyre for the Plague

253

-Мау

377
Opossum, Virginian, defcr.bed

-June 453
Orthography, on the improvement of 89 Punctuation, on

412
425 Purluits of Literature, Criticisms on that Work

attend, attacked by the English

246

Pantheons, Observations on Publications so Pyrophori, on the Inflammation of

called

9 Quakers, th.ir Tenets explained

252

Parry, Dr. on Bell's Anatomy

on their Tenets

327

Parliamentary Proceedings-sce Public Affairs. Ravenna, John of, Account of 100, 104

Pasadile, whe e fituated

3 Reading Societies, on

16

Patiport, from King James 6th of Scotland 363 Rebolledo, Anecdotes of

196
Patents, new Account o:-fee shem under the se. Relation/ip, on the Tie of

410
veral Heads 40, 135, 2:7, 294, 374,444 Retrospect of Domeltic Literature

Pasl Jones, original Letter of

283 Robin, Verses to a

442

Platina, Experiments on

216 Robi on, Profeffor, Miftatements by him

3-

Plato, Incredulity of his Atlantic Hisory 265 Rockingham, Marquis, a Busto of him 432
Plexs, Ital an, Account of some
206 Roman Coins found

229

Poets, compared with Discoveries in Philosophy Helmet found

311

117 Rome, taken by the French--fee Public Affairs
Poetry of Spain, on the

224

Account of

275 Ropes, Patent for making

444

, Review of Books on

505 Rota Club, Account of the

325

original, in January

1

46 Sacrament, the, an ancient Jewish Rite 406

February

122 Saltpetre, extraordinary Collection of, in France

March

208

192

April

287 Saunders, Sir Edmund, Anecdote of

May

367 Saxon Liberty, on

419

June

442 Schilier, on the Writings of

440

Poland, Anecdotes of the late King of 200 School, an Establishment of a Country one 256

Politics, Review of Books on

Scots and Irish Literature, on the

412

Political Economy, Review of Books on 485 Ships, Mode of ventilating of

Poniatowski, King of Poland, Account of 200 Siddons, Mrs. Verses on

443

Philotechnical Society, Account of its fitting Siliçcous Incruitations, on

334

133 Similes, from Homer, Virgil, &c.

Philology, Reviow.of Books on

495

of Homer, Virgil, and Milton

Philosophers, compared with Poets 117 Snail, an Animal of Prey

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IN DE X.
Soap, Patent for making

135 Venus (the Planet) seen at Noon
Societies, on Female Benefit ones
240' Verse, English Books on

83

Socinus, Anecdote of

364 Verlification, on the English

Song-writing, on
436 Violet, an Ode on the

443

Sonnets, on

327 Virginian Opossum, described

120

Spain, on the Poetry of 11, 195,275 Volney's Statistical Queries

92

Anecdotes relative to

96 Voyages and Travels, Review of Books on 490

Spanish Literature, Retrospect of 522, 528 Walpole, Horace, his Letter on Grace in Com-

State of

214 position

Spring, Elegy on

40

a Letter of

279

Statistical Queries

92

Anecdote of

197

Stirn, a young German, Account of

173

Sir R.

339

Stockholders, Number of

418 Walpoliana, No i

197

Switzerland, Coxe's, a Remark on 285

278

- see Public Affairs.

3

Tobacco, King James on the Use of

128

4

Taliesen, Legend of

34 Walte Lands, on

90,420

Taxation, on the Right of

258

the Culture of

269

Tennant, Mr. his Defence of his bleaching Lin Washington, Prediction relative to

263

quor

405 Water, Patent Apparatus for raising 294

Theology and Morals, Account of Books on 503 Waterpipes, a Pxent Machine for boring 444

Thompson, Dr. of Naples, on Siliceous Incrusta- Weather in London, Obfervations on, in 1797 r

tions

334 Webber, Mrs. on Mrs. Langham's Monument

Thunderstorm, a remarkable one

191

166

Toads in Stones, on

333 Weights, on the English

13, 14, 15

on the Probability of - 258 Welsh Indians, Inquiries relative to

found in Stones, Doubt's as to

27

Poetry, Specimen of

105

a new Experiment upon

175

Archaiology

445

Tombuctoo, a Letter from a merchant of 242 Whiston, Wm. an Account of

285

Tontine, a Correction in the Account of 174 Wieland, Translation of a Poem of

400

-s, Inutility of

87 Wife, Lines on the Death of a

Toplady, Mr. on his Pofthumous Works 172 Wilkes, Jehn, Efq. Sketch of his Life

43,48

Topography, Review of Books on

492

Addition to the Account of

Tours, Account of Books of

492

him

in Ireland

57, 545 Wilbech, Female Society

Tradesmen, defended against Mr. Godwin 426 Wolverhampton, described

39

Tuke, Mr. on-Cowing Grass Seeds, &c. 272 Works in Hand, Notices offee Varieties
Tyranny, Parental, on,

421

51,131, 210, &c.
Valentine-day, Lines on
443 Wortley Montague, Lady, Anecdote of

197
Varieties, Literary and Philosophical, including Wye, Phenomena of the

343

Notices of Works in Hand

York, an Account of a Girl's Charity-schoot

51, 131, 210, 289, 370, 445 there

319

Ventilating of Ships, Mode of

176 · New, description of

18

Living Authors, & c. whose Names occur in the following Volume :
Aikin

139 Burning
380 Congreve

494

Adelung 513 Beddoes, Dr. 85, 161 Burton

379 Cormick

297

Allwood

290 Bechstein

516 Burger

Cottle

506

Almon

503 Burgers

210,483

Ambrose 136, 220 Bellham

140; 453 Butler

495 Creve, Dr.

Amner

222

Bellamy

51% Croft, Dr.

sos

Amory, Thos. 365 Benjoin So3 Campbell

499

Anderson

499

Bennet

509 Capafelli 205 Cumberland

Anftruther

508

500 Beyer"

525 Carpio

527 Cummins, Mrs.

Archard

505 Billingsley 498 Carrick, Dr. 496. Currie, Dr.

soo

Archer

379 Bflet, Dr.

1.31 Carlisle, Earl of 488 Dallaway

490

Arthy

86,454 Corvagal

525 Dalziel

137

Atkinson

507 Blair, W.

3

Cavallo

139, 502 Damiani

206

Atterbury

219 Blaney, Dr.

505 Chamberlaine 497 Daubery

50+

Attwood, J. 62 Bode

517

Charnock

377, 379 Dawson

Auckland, Lord 488 Boettiger
3 Charlesworth

527
Aufere
489 Booker, Dr.

Churton
SOS Devienne

375
Bacon
454 Bofanquet

500 Clare, Earl uf 222 Donovån
Baden

518 Borkhausen, Dr. 516 Clay on, Sir R. 484 Dotn, Dr.
Bancroft, Dr.

S'S

511 Boucher

504 Clements

218 Dowling

Bapillo

503

52.4 Bourguet, Dr.,

379 D'Oyley
Baring

455

489 Bree, Dr.

50f Collins

40593 Doyle

Sz8

Barbauld, Mrs.

510 Bryan, Margt. 59,498 Collins, Capt. 290 Drummonds

Barry 138, 494 Bryant

495 Coleridge

Beaumont

492 Budworth

213

379 Bure

139 Cross

451 Dervis

506

139

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519 Smee

400
380
520

210

210

221

446

62

Kratter

219

IN DE X.

Dutton"

221 Hinckley 222, 487 Moreton 220 Schrader, Dr.

Dyer 114, 121, 260 Hindenberg

519

519 Moser

Edgeworth

508 Sheldrake

453 Holcroft

138, 508 Moulds

Elki.gton

219, 453 Shepherd, Dr.

505

7

Miss

289 Mowbray

Engelchall

487 Simpson

515 Hook

451 Munroe

489 Sinclair, Sir John 499

Erskine

247 Home

131 Murhard

Eton

500

378 Houper, Dr. 503 Murphy 59, 131, 493 Smith, Dr. 377, 496

Euftace

506 Hornsey

509 Naffer

Evans

521 Sommering

519

220, 269 Hu ks,

507 Nath

Ewing

140 Somerville, Dr. 290

220 Hudson

220 Nayr, M.

Eyre

492 Sotheby

505 Hufeland

sor Nichols

Fabri

490 Southey

522 Hughes 488 N cholson

Fawcet

377 Spalding

Hullock

138 Nymeyers

Fellowes

520 Spofforth

62

381 Hunter 139, 210, 507 Nitsch

Fernandez, Dr.

505 Sprengel

519

524 Humpage

503 Noble

Ferrari

494 Stackhouse

138

295, 451 Huntingford, Dr. 505 Northmore

Starke

Fifin

521

375 Hussey

172 Ord

Fiffin

499 Staunton, Sir G. 165

136 Hutcheron

500 oftiz

525 Steibelt,

218

Fitegerald

Ireland

497 Ouseley

Florian

497 Stieglitz

520

456, 508 Jackson 123, 511 Pallos, Dr.

Foot

499 Stockdale, Miss 380

503 Jones

Parsons, Mrs. 221 Stuart

Forster

377

377 370, 380, 507, 512 Parke

483 Sturm

Fordyce, Dr. 210, 297 Jourdan, C. 140, 488 Park, Mungo, Mr.

516

Taylor, Thos. 12

Fox, J:

509

Kant

140, 517

Franklin, W.

402

297 King

380 Parkins

Francis

297

489 Kingsbury, 298, 487 Peacock

486 Tidd

Francklyn

378

483 Knight

499 Peart, Dr.

Fraser

502 Tillock

S

499

508 Pilkington

Freeman

138 Thelwall

291

496 Krug

522

Mrs.

510

Tomich

Gamble

493 Laborie, Dr. 486 Pitt, Morton

Gardiner

486: Tooke

131, 495

* 376 Laing

131

Plesmann

516 Toulmin

Garnett, Dr.

364

502Y Lamb

507 Pleydell

221 Townson

Gakin, Dr.

505 Landseer

5 Plaucquet, Dr.

Gaultier, Abbé

519 Trapp

493

370 Landaff 339, 486 Plumptree, Mifs 509 Trebeck

Geddes, Dr.

455

3, 503 Langley 490 Powre

Genz

132 Tucker

455, 456

514 Latham, Dr.

502 Polwhele

493, 506 Underwood, Dr. 379

Geiller

Mr.

Gerard, Dr.

504 Uiteri, Dr.

516

504 Lauderdale, Earl of Price

Gifford

221, 510 Valancy, Gen.

484

131, 488

484 Priestley,Dr. 160, 496 Vega

518

453 Lewis

508 Priest

138 Velasquez

Gisborne

525

506 Lee, Miss

509

Pruby

Gwillim

378, 506 Volney 25, 92

439 Leybourn

Puller

Godwin

500 Waddington

Liiter

489 Pye

506 Wagner

521

12, 60, 493, 355 Lloyd

507 Ranby

Good

221, 487 Wakefield

Loder

377 Rashleigh

495

84, 239, 322, 487

Gordon, W. 326 Lofft

324, 443

Reeve

Gotling

138, 295 Wallis, Dr.

502

517 Loxdale

519 Walcot, Dr.

Gtaham, Dr.

494

493 Lysons

140,490 Relfe

137

Waldron

Gray, Dr.

508

485 Mackay

Relph

Walker

Gregory, Dr.

297, 509

Mackenzie

221 Rennel, Dr.

Warner 140, 291,492

Griffith, Thos. 22 Makay

221 Reynold

508 Warton, Dr.

Grolman, Dr.

505

519 Mallet, du Pan 488 Robinson, Mrs.

502

518 Mangelsdorff 513

291, 508 Watkins

500

379 Mangourit

133 Rogers

506 Webiter

512

Haley

506 Marcus, Dr.

520 Rulfe

Hanway, Mrs.

512, 522

509 Marriot

500 Rosenmuller

520 Wilcocke

453

Mason

Hartland

379, 498 Roth

516 Wilberforce

504

378 Mathison

521 Rush, Dr.

371 Willich, Dr. 505, 400

Harrington, Dr. Mesurier, Le 488 Ruffel, Dr.

496 Wilmot

378

489 Meusel

518 Salos

Harlam

527 Williams, Mifs

297

Milner

291, 453

Salmon

509 131, 222, 453, 491

Helme, Mrs. 378 Mitchell

377

Sanderson

136

Hemet

502

381 Moira, Earl

139 Saumarez

502 Willan, Dr.

Hershall

379

299 Molini

138 Saunders, Mrs. Sio Winchelsea, Lord 499

Heron

494 Monboddo, Lord 505 Schlozer

Herreschwand: 485 Monroe

489

139 Seyer

378 Young

Hewlet"

486, 512

506. Moody; Dr.

491 Schiller

Hill, Sir Richard 381" Moore

506 Schkurs

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For the Monthly Magazine. May began with much rain; but beOBSERVATIONS ON THE WEATHER came fine, with a high degree of heat, in IN LONDON IN 1797.

its advance; and strong lightning was an "HE thermometer, hung out of the earlier occurrence than usual in it. June

window of a room in the first floor, was very variable: it had a sufficient with a north-west expofure, gave the fol- number of fine days to engage the farmer lowing averages at nine in the morning : in cutting down all the grass, which the January 381 July 66

preceding month had brought to unusual February 351

August 631 rankness of growth, but had also such alMarch 393

September 566 terations of heavy rain, that hay-making April 48

O&tober 481 was a very difficult and uncertain bufia May 52

November 413 ness. July had great heats and some treJune 59

December 421 mendous thunder : it was, on the whole, Average of the year, 495 a tolerably fair month; but was liable to That of the year 1796 was 4912: so that occasional storms of wind and rain, which the difference of heat in the two years con-, did much damage in beating down the filted almost folely in the distribution, not corn, which from the length and thick. in the fun. In 1796, the first months were ness of its stalk, was generally unable to warmer, the middle of summer cooler, recover itself. Augult afforded very unand the end of the year more frosty, than favourable weather for getting in the hare in 1797. With respect to heat, the year veft. Its nights were for the most part 1797 offers little remarkable, except that rainy, and prevented the benefit of many February was colder than March, almost drying days. September began pretty as cold as January; and that December fair, but ended rainy. One perfectly fair was warmer than November. The excess week in the beginning of October was the of July above June is also somewhat un- whole of the usual Michaelmas jummer.

The wetness of 1797 has been The rest of the month was warm, and the most observable circumstance attend- variable. Cold and wet, and warm and ing it, in which it has surpafled all the wet, were the respective characters of Noa years for a confiderable period. As november and December, with occasional actual meafurement of rain has been taken tempestuous weather, fog, and an uncomby the present writer, he can only give mon moisture in the atmosphere, even the loose result of his daily observations when it did not rain. The prevalent on the state of the weather. From these winds in the whole latter part of the years it appears, that the four first months of the were from the south and west quarters. year were hy no means unusually wet. If a northerly wind one day gave an apFebruary, on the contrary, was uncom- pearance of the setting in of winter, a monly dry; but fog was considerably pre- change on the next, raised the temperature valent in it and the other cold months. of the air to autumnal warnth, and coMONTHLY MAG, No, XXV.

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