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In April 1798. MR. BOULTON'S FOR RAISING WATER. pet-like mouth of which is placed fo as MANY

TANY of the inventions which, to meet the current: in this situation the under the title of New Patents, we

valve being open, a current passes throngh have presented to our readers, however the pipe of equal velocity with the curingenious, have been capable of only a

rent of the stream : if the valve be then fingle application, and that often of but suddenly closed, the recoil of the current little importance. The discovery, how. will force open the valve of the vertical ever, of new powers or principles of pipe, through which will ruth a column motion, readily applicable to a variety of of water : the force of the recoil foon fub. machinery, and a variety of uses, is of fiding, the vertical column will press on fuch incalculable consequence in a coun

the valve at its bottom, and cause it to try like our own, elevated into the first close the end of the vertical pipe, in rank among the nations of the earth, by

which the ascending column of water will the multiplicity and excellence of its be detained, The horizontal valve being manufactures, as to cause a new ära, not

then opened, the current will recommence only in those arts which are immediately through the horizontal pipe, and upon benefitted by them, but in the general closing the valve a recoil will happen as prosperity of the country.

The late before, and an additional quantity of Sir Richard Arkwright's splendid inven

water will rise in the vertical pipe : by a tions have opened a road to wealth, and repetition of this process, the water riling supplied materials for commerce that have through the pipe will overflow into any crowded with population districts before vessel placed to receive the water, forming scarcely inhabited. The Stiam. Engine

a perpetual pump. The contrivances by of Meílrs. BOULTON and WATT, be. which this instrument is made to draw fides materially aiding a vast variety of water, from a depth below that of the our manufactures, has been the means of impelling current, and to raise it to any rendering accessible to us, a large portion height, will be mentioned hereafter. of mineral treasures, which, without this The uses to which this engine may be instrument, could never have been pro- applied, are various: besides the raifing cured. We are happy in being able to

of water for the use of brewers, &c, it notify to the public, a discovery that may be employed in railing water from promifes, in importance, to be only, and the fea for ialt works, in draining perhaps scarcely inferior to the two above marshes, and pumping ships, and supply mentioned. On the 30th Dec. 1797, a ing with water those canals that are car. patent was granted to MATTHEW BOUL

ried over or by the fide of rivers, TON, of Soho, for an Apparatus and Method of raising Water and other Fluids. The

MR. ECKHARDT'S FOR CHAIRS. principle of action in all these machines On January 16, 1798, a patent was may be illustrated by a description of the granted to A. G. ECKHARDT, Ele. most simple of them: in our next number, F.R.S. &c. for a new method of mak: however, we hope to be able, by the ing chairs, stools, &c. assistance of plates, to give a full and ac.

Where the chair seats are round, the curate account of the various ways in proposed improvement consists in fixing which this principle may be employed.

the seat within the frame, on a pivot, to A horizontal pipe is formed of iron or

as to enable it, when the stop screw is any other fubstance fufficiently frong; fides of the feat being covered with dif

taken out, to turn round easily, and the two expanding at one end like the mouth of a trumpet, and at the other furnished with ferent materials, by turning the feat, the a valve that may be opened or fhut at

chair may be converted from a common pleasure : near this smaller extremity is

one to a belt. If the feat is square, at its let in a vertical pipe, at right angles to juncture with the back, a hinge is fathe horizontal one, furnished at the junc- stened, upon which the feat, and two or ture with a valve opening upwards, and three others that are concealed in the open at the other end. This inachine is back will readily move, and by letting let down into a stream of water, so deep down the different feats, the chair may as to cover the horizontal pipe, the trum

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REVIEW OF NEW MUSICAL PUBLICATIONS.

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THE favourite Song and Duet

in the Stran “ Faint Heart never won fair Lady," a fager. The Song sung by Mrs. BLAND vourite sea-song sung at the royalty theatre, and the Duet by Mrs. BLAND and Miss by Mr. Burrows, composed by Mr. Saunder: LEAKE.

Longman and Broderip. fon. Price is. Longman and Broderip. The first article in this little publica- fuited to the style of the words, as to be

The melody of this work is so far tion is an air sweetly plaintive, and remarkable for its natural simplicity. It fufficiently vulgar and common-place. We is printed in score, and furnished with a

delight to praile where we can, and Mr. part for the pianoforte. Accompanied rited and shared our approbation; but in

SAUNDERSON has, on other occasions,me. on that instrument with the second violin

« Faint Heart never won fair Lady" he part, which is in the arpeggio style, it is productive of a very interesting effect.

has overstepped the proverb, and, by too. The duet, which is also given in score, great a confidence in his talents, been bepossesses great liveliness of melody, and trayed into a slovenliness, that does not the two parts are fo adjulteu as to do fupport the character we have before given much credit to the harmonizing skill of its composer, Mr. Shaw.

The favourite Overture and Songs in Joan of " Would we had never met.” An admired Arc, as performed in the theatre-royal Song composed by 7. Fiffin. Is.

Covent Garden, composed by W. Reeve. Longman and Broderip.

Price 6s.

Longman and Broderip. This air is written with much ease, The overture and songs of this ballad and is calculated to please as a piano-forte ære, for the accommodation of the public, fong. The passages in general accord printed separately: we shall therefore with the sentiments of the poetry; but treat of them in the same way, and speak we are obliged to except that of the two of them as detached articles.' The overclosing notes given to the words it ture is bold and lively in its opening, and died," which certainly would have been most of the passages are pleasingly con. more expressive in the octave below. ceived; the relief afforded to the first Twelve Divertimentos for the Piano-Forte movement, by the introduction of the

and Pedal Harp, with an Accompaniment oboe and bassoon in the relative minor of of two French Horns and Tamburinos (ad the original key, is judicious, and renders libitum), composed by J. G. Ferrari. Op.21. the return of the subject particularly Jos. 60.

Longman and Broderip. striking. The theme of the rondo is nos After a minute examination of these vel and engaging, and the whole piece, divertimentos, we have the satisfaction we think, forms an excellent practice for to be able to pronounce them elegant and juvenile performers on the piano-forte. scientific. There are written on various Affection warms the heart," sung by plans; some comprizing two inovements, Mrs. Mountain, is expressively fet; and others only one, and that sometimes very the harp accompaniment, which is equally short and familiar. Indeed, for the most adapted to the piano-forte, greatly heightpart, they are rather calculated for juve. ens the general effect.

“ Hang war, nile than advanced performers, and by hang care,” is an air. and chorus. The attentive practice must produce much melody is easy and familiar, and the parts improvement. The accompaniments, are put together witty as much theoretical which are separately printed, are adjusted skill as we generally find in productions with confiderable judgment, and greatly of this nature. 66 Vittorious la Pucelle," add to the general effect.

fung by Mrs. Clendining, is bold and Jockey; a Scottish ballad, the melody from simple in its style, and, to Mr. Reeves's

Litile Fanny's Love ; sung by Miss Leake, great honour, reminds us of some of the the words by S. Arnold, jun. Price is. pleasant sterling melodies of Ame's time.

Longman and Broderip. is In realıns of bliss," sung by Miss The melody of “ Little Fanny's Sims, is an air of which we cannot speak Love" is so well suited to the words here in terms of commendation; we do not given to it, that we have reason to fuppofe find in it any of the character which the Mr. ARNOLD wrote them to this music. words require, nor the least trace of The sentiment, measure, and ityle of the agreeableness or originality. '“ Lie ftill

, poetry are happily consulted, and the re- my trembling heart," is impressively iinafult of the whole is a novel and pleasing gined, and conveys the sense of the words

with great truth and propriety. “ Your Month. MAG. No. XXX.

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Review of New Mufical Publications. minarel alks a subject's tear," sung by racter, and to do credit to the taste of its Mr. Incledon, is animated, and the compiler. We find in the present numchorus with which it concludes produces ber, a favourite air in the ballet of Delassea bold and striking effect.

ments Militaires, “ Cold blew the wind," Three Sonatas for the piano-forte, in which by GIORDANI, a pleasing ballad, and a

are introduced as rondos, “ Viva tutte le duet, by Mozart, and the celebrated vezzose," "The Dutchess of Athol's dance introduced by Mademoiselle Bossi Straipey,” and an Irish air, composed by and Mr. GENTILLI, in “ Little Fanny's T. Haigh. Price 6s.

Mr. HAIGH has written these fonatas - Forlorn I seek the silent scene," a canzoin so simple and familiar a style, as to ren net, by Peter Pindar, set to music by Mr. der them particularly eligible for young Suett. Price is.

Preston and Son. practitioners. Viva tutte le Vezzose, We are sorry not to be able to speak which he has introduced in the first piece, of Mr. Suett's present effort in the the “ Rondo danse. Ecofloisein the second, language of praise. We can neither dirand the Irish air in the third, are worked cover any thing of character in the meinto excellent piano-forte movements, and lody, nor the traits of science in the dist are calculated to please the untutored; as position of the bass. In a word, compo. well as the cultivated auditor. Indeed fitions like this are precisely calculated to we cannot dismiss this article without expose the want of genius, taste, theory, complimenting Mr. HAIGH on the address and every thing but the vanity of shining with which he has acquitted himfelf in in a profession foreign to the qualifications this serviceable little work, and expressing of the author. our wish, that he may be encouraged, by “ The Beatli of Robin.” Price is. its fale, to produce some further specimens

Preston and Son. of his ikill in this useful style of writing.

The different circumstances of the • Almonza and Aura,” a celebrated ballad, death and burial of poor robin have been

as sung at the mobility's concerts, com most successfully attended to by the.composed by T. Haigh. Price is. Rolfe. poser of this little piece. The words,

• Almonza and Aura” is an elegant « I, said the fly, with my little eye,”. little air. The passages flow melodioully " who'll dig his grave ?” “ who'll toll into each other, and form that beautiful the bell ?” and “hark! that's his knell," whole for which the cultivated ear always are expressed with particular force and listens. The bass is, if we may fo express propriety, and the whole forms an engage ourselves, more masterly than judicious; ing exercise for the voice and pianoit is sterling in itself, but not perfectly forte. in style with the melody; the admirable Two favourite Marches, composed and dedi. fimplicity of the latter would have been cated to Sir John Sinclair, by J. N. Zwingbetter consulted by an under part, more

Price is. Holland and Jones. sparingly employed.

These marches, though not of first-rate • The poor little Robin,” a celebrated song, excellence, rank far above the generality

as fung at the theatre-royal Covent Gar- of this species of compofition. Someden, for the piano-forte, violin, or German what of the true martial style pervades the flute, written and composed by an Amateur. first of the two pieces, and the second is Price is.

Rolfe. characterised by an attractive spriglitli. The melody of this little effort is ness. agreeable, though not formed throughout « Divine Harmony," being a collection of by the strict rules of compofition. The psalm and hymn tunes, in score, combass, we are obliged to observe, is in posed by the late Rev. Phucion Henley, M. A. some places ill cholen; but the effect is To which are added, four psalm tunes, at the same time so admissible to the ear, composed by the late Rev. Thomas Sharp, that only a master can detect its impro

M. A. the whole arranged and published prieties. We have sufficient marks of by John Page, of St. Paul's Cathedral. talent in this amateur to be induced to re

Riley. commend him to the further study of mu

We have examined the scores of these fical theorý; he certainly poflettes much tunes, and find them adjusted with that case of fancy, and, by proper assistance, judgment which bespeaks the theoretical would probably find himself qualified to

proficiency of their respective authors produce fome valuable compositions.

The work, taken in the aggregate, forms * Apollo et Terplichore," No. 4, continued

an excellent collection of church melo. monthly. Price is.

Rolfe. dies; and by its familiarity and fimpliThis collection, which professes to con- city, is admirably adapted to the Sunday gain the most celebrated fungs, duets, ron

use of private families. dos, &c. continues to maintain its cha.

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A CORRECT LIST OF NEW PUBLICATIONS.

BIOGRAPHY.

MISCELLANIES,

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The following is offered to the Public as a complete List of all Publications within the Montb.--Authors

and Publishers wbo desire a correct and early Notice of their Works, are intreated to transmit
copies of ibe same.
ANTIQUITIES.

the morbid Appearances on Dissections, by ANTIQUITIES of Tonia, part 2, published John Haßam, 3s.

Rivingtons. by the Society of Dilletanti, large folio, A third Differtation on Fever, part 1, with plates. 31. 135. 6d.

Nicol. containing the history and niethod of treat

ment of a regular continued fever, fuppofing Earl Moira, by a Son of St. Patrick. 2s.6d. it is left to pursue its ordinary course, by G.

Harding. Fordyce, M. D. F. R. S. 45. Johnson. A new edition, greatly enlarged and im Remarks on the Fistula Lachrymalis, with proved, of the General Biographical Dic- the description of an operation diffèrent from tionary, in 15 vols. 8vo. 51. 5s.

that commonly used, and cafes annexed, by Robinsons, &c. James Ware, surgeon, 35.

Dilly. A new edition of M'Cormick's Life of Burke, with a portrait, 4to. 18s. boards. The April Fashions of London and Paris ;

Lee and Hurst. containing seven beautifully coloured figures The History of the Reign of Shah Allum, ' of ladies in the actually prevailing and most the present Emperor of Hindoftan, containing favourite dresses of the month: intended for the transactions of the court of Delhi for 36 the use of milliners, &c. and of ladies of years, by W. Francklin, 4to. il. 45. Faulder. quality and private families residing in the DRAMA.

country: to be continued moothly, price is.6d. The Mysterious Marriage, a play, in three per month. Hookham and Carpenter. acts, by Harriet Lee, 25. Robinsons. Selections from the most celebrated foreign

He's' Much to Blame, a comedy, as it is Literary Journals, and other periodical Pubacted at the theatre-royal, Covent Garden, lications, 2 vols. 8vo. boards, Tós. Debrett.

Robinsons. Alleffed Tax Act for 1798, fully explainThe Stranger, a comedy, freely translated ed, by Dr. Trufler, 6d. Byfield and Co. from Kotzebue's German comedy of Misan Memoirs of the Literary and Philosophical thropy and Repentance, is. 6d. Dilly. Society of Manchester, vol. 5, part 1, with A series of Plays; in which it is attempted plates, 6s.

Cadell and Davies. to delineate the stronger passions of the mind, The Fashionable Cypriad; in a series of each passion being the lubject of a tragedy letters, with anecdotes, &c. &c. 45. and comedy, 8vo. 6s. Cadell and Davies.

Henderson. Don Carlos, a tragedy, translated from the German of Frederick Schiller. Harding. Waldorf; or the Dangers of Philofophy,

by Sophia King, 2 vols. 6s. Robinsons Geographiæ Antiquæ Principia ; or, the Canterbury Tales; containing the history Elements of Ancient Geography, by R. Per- of the two Emilys, by Sophia Lee, author of kius, jun. is. 6d.

Johnson. the Recess, &c. vol. 2, boards, 7s.
A Key to the classical Pronunciation of

Robinsons. Greek and Lațin proper Names, in which the Clermont; a tale, in four volumes, by words are accented and divided into syllables R. M. Roche, 14s.

Lane. exactly as pronounced, by Jon Walker, ss. Phedora; or the Forest of Minski: by boards. Robinsons. Mary Charlto:, 4 vols. 18s.

Lane. Exercises upon the Rules of Construction Stella, founded on a recent event in private of the Spanish Language; consisting of paf- life, translated from the German of M. Goethe, sages extracted from the best authors, with

Hookham and Co. references to the rules of Spanish grammar, More Ghosts, 3 vols. 1os. 60. by the Rev. Don Filipe Fernandez, A.M. 2s. 60. Edmond Oliver, by Charles Lloyd, 2 vo's. Wingrave. 12mo. 8s, boards.

Lee and Hurit. The Plan of Education pursued in Mrs. He would be a Peer, 2 vols. 12íno. 55. Landen's academy, Han’s-place, Sloan-street, fewed.

Lee and Hurlt. Ridgway. The Midnight Bell, a German itory, 3 vols. 1os. 63.

Symonds. A complete View of the Chinese Empire,

NATURAL HISTORY, &c. 8vo. 7s. boards.

Cawthorn, The Natural History of the Year; being MEDICINE.

an enlargement of Dr. Aikin's Calendar of The Influence of Metallic Tractors on the Nature, by Arthur Aikin, 2s. 6d, boards. human Body, in removing various painful

Johnson. infiammatory Diseases, by B. D.Parkins, A.M. son of D. Parkins, of North America, the A Chapter to the English Multitude, by discoverer, 2s. 6d. Johnson. One of the People, is.

Symonds. Observations on Insanity; with practical Considerations upon the State of public Remasks on the Disease, and an Account of Affairs at the beginning of 1798, by the au

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New Publications in April. thor of “ Confiderations, &c. at the begin- Stirbeck, and Holland, by S. Partridge, A. M. ning of 1796," part 1 and 2, 3s. Rivingtons. 6d.

Rivingtons. The Names of the Nobility, Gentry, and others, who contributed to the defence of the A View of Agricultural Oppressions, and country at the time of the Spanish invasion of its Effects upon Society, by Thomas Mafin 1588; with a brief account of their spirited ters, jun. 2s.

Jordan. and patriotic conduct on that occafion, 4to. A Proposal for supplying London with

Leigh and Co. Bread at an uniform price, from one year to A Warning to Britons against French Per- another, according to an annual aifize, &c. fidy and Cruelty, &c. &c. selected, by A.

Becket. Aufrere, esq. is. Cadell and Davies. A Plan for the Improvement of the Ports

A Discourse, addressed to the Ladies of and City of London, illustrated by four plates, Great Britain and Ireland, inviting their aid by Sir Frederick Eden, bart. 2s.6d. White. in support of government in the defence of The fourth Report of the Society for betthese kingdoms, under the present existing tering the condition and increafing the comcircumstances, 6d. Fry. forts of the poor, is.

Becket. Plain Facts, in five letters to a friend, on The Outlines of a Plan for establishing the present state of politics, 25. 6d. Jordan. an united company of British manufacturers, A Letter of a Freeholder to Mr. Johnes, 6d.

Galabin, M. P. for the county of Denbigh, on the subject of his motion against the French emi Peace and War, from pictures by the late grants, is.

Dilly. W. Hodges, engraved by 7. Medlarid, 20 inThe Question, as it stood in March 1798, ches by 30, four guineas, coloured. 6d. Faulder.

Hookham and Co. An Inquiry into the State of the Public

POETRY. Mind amongst the lower Classes; and on the The Wild Huntsman's Chace, a legendary Means of turning it to the Welfare of the ballad, from the German of Bürger, is. Low. State, in a letter to W. Wilberforce, Esq. Retribution, and other poems, by H, M. P. by Arthur Young, Esq. F. R. S. is. Hugbes, 25.

Clarke, Richardsons. Thalia to Eliza; a poetical epistle from the A Letter to the Right Hon. the Chancellor comic muse to the Countess of D. is. of the Exchequer, on his proposed sale of the

Richardsons. land tax, by John Scott, 6d. Jordan. Poems, by Joseph Fawcett, 5s. boards. Anecdotes and Characteristic Traits re

Johnson, specting the Incursion of the French Repub Blank Verse, by Charles Lloyd and Charles licans into Franconia, in 1796, Is. 6d. or 12 Lamb, 25. 6d. boards.

Arch. Bell. Mary, the oficr-peeler, by a Lady, 4to.. Three Plans for paying off the National

Rivingtons. Debt, and a fourth for raising money sufficient to bring about so desirable an end, is. A practical Effay on the Club-Foot, and

Richardsons. other distortions in the legs and feet of chilAn authentic Copy of the Duke of Bed- dren, intended to shew under what circumford's Speech in the House of Lords, March Atances they are curable, or otherwise ; with 22, on his motion for the removal of his thirty-one cases, that have been successfully Majesty's ministers, 6d.

Debrett. treated by the method for which the author An History of all the real and threatened has obtained the King's patent, and the speciInvasions of England, from the first landing fication of the patent for that purpose, as of the Danes to the present period; including well as for curing distortions of the spine, and the descent on the coast of Wales in 1797, and every other deformity that can be remedied the French expedition to Bantry-Bay, off Ire- by mechanical applications, by T. Sbeldrake, land. To which is added, an Appendix; where- truss-maker to the Wertminiter Hospital, in are enumerated the difficulties an invading and Mary-le-Bone infirmary. army muft encounter in England; together

Murray and Highley. with the prevailing opinion on invasions,

THEOLOGY Is. 6d.

Longman. A Sermon preached before the Hon. House A short Address to the Members of the of Commons, on the day of the late faft, by Loyal Associations, on the present critical the Rev. Charles Moss, D. D. Is. state of public affairs, by John Gifford, Esq.

Rivingtons. Longman. Other fast Sermons, by James Bean, at Matter of fact for the Multitude, by A Beckingham, and by D. W. Cole, at Merfliam, True Patriot, 6d. Or 12 for 4s. 60. Wright.

Rivingtons. An Answer to an Address to the People of: Considérations on the Doctrines of a Future Great Britain, by the Bishop of Landaff; in State, &c. &c. by Richard Amner, ss. boards. another address to the people, by Benjamin

Johnson. Kingsoury, formerly a diffenting minister at A Translation of the New Testament from Warwick, is.

Westiey. the original Greek, with notes, 145. ios:6d. An Address to the Grand Jury of Kirton, and 68,

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