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Education National, Plan of

26 Italians, Account of eminent ones living

206

Electricity, Animal, a Prize offered for an Essay

Literature, on

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241 Italy-Jee Public Affairs.

Elkington, on draining

259 Jack o'the Green,” Origin of

332

Engraving on Wood, Remarks on III 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

31

Elmond, Dr. Account of his Execution

479

Robt. Sonnet on the Death of

288

Ezekiel, on the Author of the Poems aferibed Jones, Paul, ori, inal Letter of

139 Kiig 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 Elizabth

362

Fine Arts, Account of Books on

496 Klopłock, 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 Lardner, Dr. to Dr. Fleming

364

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 Leicestershire, on the Agriculture of

190

Forster, John Reinhold, Life of
403 -, Oblervations upon

107
Forter, George, Account of
36 1 Legend of Talieren

34

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

271

France-lee Public Affairs.

Lewis, Father, on the cure of the Plague 253

French Literature, Retrospect of 532, 540 Lifting, Cuftom of in Lancashire, inquired into

Funds, Public, Price of

146,68

274

Garrick, Mr. 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 44

512,522

51, 131: 210, 289, 370, 483, 528
-, on Translations from the

399

Fecundity, on

Literature, Account of

282 Literature, German, Half-yearly Retrospect of

Character, on the

1,3

512

Gib altar, a Description of

243

Domestic,

Glasgow, Account of Philosophical Lectures

483 512

there

274

Foreign,

Gloss, Patent for making

50

512, 528

Godwin, Mr the Character of a Tradesman de-

Russian, Danish, and German, Ac-
fended against him

426
count of

441, 512
-, on English Style, examined I 2

on the Irish and Scots

412

Goldons, Anecdotes of

124

Spanish, Account of 214, 523

Government of the Chinese, on the 165

od the Revival of

99
Grace in Composition, on

438 Lottery. Evils from a Prize in the
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 Version of

321
in January

*69
Great-Britain---Sce Purlic Affairs.

147
Grounds, marshy, a Plan for draining of 7 March

225

Gypsum, Use of as a Manure

372 April

Heat, Average of the greatest of the Year 17972 May
Henry on Nitric Acid

88 -Pine

Highland Dress, Origin of

401 Mai hematics and Astronomy, Account of Books

Hiftory, Review of Bosks on
Horaie, Translation of an Ode of 203 Matrimony, on

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

473
Houlian's Tour, continued

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

500, 919

Huriothrumbo, Memoirs of the Author of 415 Mercury, an Experiment on the Congelati n of

Ideas, Abstract on the Personification of

407

29

Insulation, German Etablishment for. 342 Metaphysics, Review of Books on

505

Isdia s, Welsh, an Inquiry after

161 Metronariston defended

19

India Rubber, Electric Property of

Milton's Imita:ions 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

-lee Public Affairs.

her Letters

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

267 Pinkerton, Mr, on the Iconographia Scotica 82

Moor, Professor, his Essay on the Greek Prepo- Pelletier, Biographical Notice of

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
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

Currection of Errors in

339

128

on the Language of

Portraits of Illuftrious Persons in Scotland, aca

Needles, a Patent for making

444 count of that work

82

Newspapers, Rhapsody on

5

Prebendaries, on

338

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 Efsay

241

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

28

eale

? Problem, a Philosophical one proposed 17

Northamptonshire, Tour through 277 Pruffia, Letter of the King of

Account of

191 Public Affairs, State of in January 65

Novels and Romances, Review of new 508

February 141

Oak Bark, Substitutes for

213

March

Occurrences, Provincial, with Marriages and

April

300

Deaths, in January

71

May

February

149

June 457

March

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

April

309

-Februray 138

May

390

March 220

June

April 297

Qil, a Cyre for the Plague

253

May 377.

Opoffum, Virginian, defcr.bed

120

-June

453

Orthography, on the improvement of 89 Punctuation, on

411

425 Purluits of Literature, Criticisms on that Work

Attend, attacked by the English
314

246

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

called

9 Quakers, th.ir Tenets explained

Parry, Dr. on Bell's Anatomy

on their Tenets

327

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

Paradise, whe e fituated

3 Reading Societies, on

16

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

196
Patents, new Account o:-fee them under the se- Relation!ıip, on the Tie of

410
veral Heads-- 40, 135, 2:7, 294, 374., 444 Retrospect of Domestic Literature

483, 512
Paul 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

Plxs, Ital an, Account of some
206 Roman Coins found

229
Poets, compared with Discoveries in Philosophy

Helmet found

311
117 Rome, taken by the Frencharfee 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

40 Sacrament, the, an ancient Jewith Rite
February

122 Saltpetre, extraordinary Collection of, in France
208

192

April

287 Saunders, Sir Edmund, Anecdote of 366

May

367 Saxon Liberty, on

419

June

442

Schilier, on the Writings of

440

Poland, Anerdotes of the late King of 200 School, an Eftablishment of a Country one 256

Politics, Review of Books on 496,

6,514 Scots and Irith Literature, on the

412

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

176
Poniatowski, King of Poland, Account of 200 Siddons, Mrs. Verses on

443

Philotechnical Society, Account of its fitting Siliçcous Incrustations, on

334

133

Similes, from Homer, Virgil, &c.

Philology, Review.of Books on

495

of Homer, Virgil, and Milton 187

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

329

252

348

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485

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134, 260

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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

Sonnets, on

327 Virginian Opossum, described

120

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

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 polition

Spring, Elegy on

40

a Letter of

Statistical Queries

92

Anecdote of

197

Stirn, a young German, Account of

173
Sir R.

339

Stockholders, Number of

418 Walpoliana, No 3

197

Switzerland, Coxe's, a Remark on

285

278

- see Public Affairs.

3

Tobacco, King James on the Use of 128

4

436

Taliesen, Legend of

34 Walte Lands, on

90,420

Taxation, on the Right of

the Culture of
Tennant, Mr. his Defence of his bleaching Li. Washington, Prediction relative to

269

268
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 Incrufta. Weather in London, Observations on, in 1797 r

tions

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

Thunderstorm, a remarkable one
ISHT

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
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 of

492

Addition to the Account of

Tours, Account of Books of

492

him

126

- 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 of --jee Varieties
Tyranny, Parental, on,

42 I

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. whole Names occur in the following Volume :

Aikin

297 Beatron

139 Buning

380 Congreve 494

Adelung 513 Beddoes, Dr. 85, 161 Burton

379 Cormick

297

Allwood
290 Bechstein
516 Burger

Cottle

506

Almon

50} Burgess

220, 483

Ambrose 136, 220 Bellham

140453 Butler

495 Creve, Dr.

24

Amner

222
Bellamy

51% Croft, Dr.

sos

Amory, Thos. 365 Benjoin 503 Campbell

Anderson

499

499 Bennet
509 Capafelli

206 Cumberland
Anftruther

508
500 Beyer
525 Carpio

527 Cummins, Mrs.

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

Archer

379 Bislet, Dr.

131 Carlisle, Earl of 488 Dallaway

Arthy

86,454 Corvagal

525 Dalziel
Atkinson

137
507 Blair, w.

3 Cavallo

139, 502 Damiani
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.
506 Churton

SoS Devienne
Bacon

375

454 Bofanquet

500 Clare, Earl of

222 Donovan

Baden

739
518 Borkhaufen, Dr. 516 Clay:on, Sir R. 484 Dorn, Dr.
Bancroft, Dr.

SIS
511 Boucher
504 Clements

218 Dowling

Bapillo

52.4 Bourguet, Dr.

917 Coleman

379 D'Oyley

Baring

489 Bree, Dr.

501. Collins

453 Doyle

Barbauld, Mrs. 510 Bryan, Margt. 59,498 Collins, Capt. 296 Drummonds

Barry 138, 494 Bryant 495 Coleridge

Beaumont

492 Budworth

455 Colmaa

138. Dustek

213

379 Bufe

139 Cross

500

490

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515 Hook

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509 Naffer

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Dutton

221 Hinckley 222, 487 Moreton 220 Schrader, Dr.

Dyer

519

114, 121, 260 Hindenberg

508 Sheldrake

298,503

Edgeworth

453 Holcroft

138, 508 Moulds

219, 453 Shepherd, Dr.

505

7

Miss 289 Mowbray 487 Simpson

Engelchall

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

521 Sommering

Evans

519

220, 269 Hu ks,

507 Nalla

140 Somerville, Dr.

Ewing

290

220 Hudson

220 Nayr, M.

492 Sotheby

400

Eyre

501 Nichols

490 Southey

Fabri

522 Hughes 488 N cholson

377 Spalding

Fawcet

210 Hullock

138 Nyemeyers

520 Spofforth

62

Fellowes 381, Hunter 139, 210, 507 Nitsch

Fernandez, Dr.

505 Sprengel

519

524 Humpage

503 Noble

494 Stackhouse

Ferrari 295, 451 Huntingford, Dr. 505 Northmore

210

Starke

Fifin

521

375 Hussey

172 Ord

499 Scaunton, Sir G. 165

Fillin

136 Hutcheron

500 Oftiz

525 Steibelt.

218

Fitzgerald

221 Ireland

497 Ouseley 497 Stieglitz

Florian

520

456, 508 Jackson 123, 511 Pallos, Dr. 499 Stockdale, Miss 380

503 Jones

Parsons, Mrs.

221

Stuart

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

402

Franklin, W.

297 King

380 Parkins

62

297 -,R.

Francis

489 Kingsbury, 298, 487 Peacock

486 Tidd

Francklyn

378

483 Knight

499 Peart, Dr.

Fraser

502 Tillock

5

499 Kraiter

508 Pilkington

138 Thelwall

Freeman

291

496 Krug

522

Mrs. 510 Tomich

Gamble

219

493 Laborie, Dr. 486 Pitt, Morton 486: Tooke

Gardiner

131, 495

376 Laing

131

Plefmann

516 Toulmin

364

Garnett, Dr.

502Y Lamb

507 Pleydell

221

Townson

Gaskin, Dr.

455

505 Landseer

5 Plaucquet, Dr. 519 Trapp

Gaultier, Abbé

493

370 Landaff

139, 486 Plumptree, Mifs 509 Trebeck

Geddes, Dr.

455

3, 503 Langley

490 Powre

Genz

132 Tucker

455, 456

514 Latham, Dr.

502

Polwhele

Underwood, Dr. 379

493, 506

Geisler

518

Mr.

509

Pratt

504 Usteri, Dr.

Gerard, Dr.

916

504 Lauderdale, Earl of Price 221, 510 Valancy, Gen.

Gifford

484

131, 488

484 Priestley,Dr. 160, 496 Vega

518

Gilpin

453 Lewis

508 Priest

138 Velasquez

Gisborne

525

506 Lee, Miss

509 Pruby 378, 506 Volney

Gwillim

25, 92

439 Leybourn

Puller

500 Waddington

Godwin

Liiter

489 Pye

506 Wagner

521

12, 60, 493, 355 Lloyd

*507 Ranby

221, 487 Wakefield

Good

22 1 Loder

377 Rashleigh

495 84, 239, 322, 487

Gordon, W. 326 Lofft

324, 443

Reeve

138, 295 Wallis, Dr.

Gotling

502

517 Loxdale

172

Reil

519 Walcot, Dr.

494

Gtaham, Dr. 493 Lysons

140,490 Relfe

137

Waldron

508

Gray, Dr. 485 Mackay 221, 512 Relph

Walker 297, 509

Gregory, Dr.

Mackenzie

Rennel, Dr.

Warner 140, 291,492

Griffith, Thos.

Makay

Reynold 508 Warton, Dr.

505

Grolman, Dr. 519 Mallet, du Pan 488 Robinson, Mrs.

Ware

Gutle

502

518 Mangelsdorff 513

Watkins

Hales

500

379 Mangourit

133 Rogers

506 Webiter

512

506 Marcus, Dr.

Wieland 512, 522

Hanway, Mrs.

509 Marriot

500 Rosenmuller

520

Wilcocke 453

Harding

210 Mafon

379, 498 Roih

516 Wilberforce

504

378 Mathison

52 Rush, Dr.

371

Willich, Dr. 505, 400

Harrington, Dr. 210 Mesurier, Le 488 Ruffel, Dr.

496 Wilmot

489 Meusel

527 Williams, Mifs

Harlam

297 Milner

291, 453

Salmon

509 131, 222, 453, 491

Helme, Mrs. 378 Mitchell

Sanderson

136

Dr.

502

Hemet

381 Moira, Earl

139 Saumarez

Hershall

502 Willan, Dr.

379

299 Molini

138 Saunders, Mrs. 510 Winchelsea, Lord 499

Heron

494 Monboddo, Lord 505 Schlozer

513

Yorke

489

Herreschwand: 485 Monroe

139 Seyer

378 Young

486, 512

Hewlet"

506. Moody; Dr.

* 491 Schiller

Hill, Sir Richard 381' Moore 506 Schkurs

For Remarkable Perfons deceased, see the last Page of the Volume.

291, 508

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For the Monthly Magazine. May began with much rain; but be. OBSERVATIONS 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 fuch alMarch 391

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

O&tober 48] was a very difficult and uncertain busia May 52

November 41 ness. July had great heats and some treJune 59

December 421 mendous thunder : it was, on the whole, Average of the year,

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 fifted almost folely in the distribution, not corn, which from the length and thickin the fun. In 1796, the first months were ness of its stalk, was generally unable to warmer, the middle of summer cooler, recover itself. Auguit afforded very unand the end of the year more frosiy, than favourable weather for getting in the hara in 1797. With respect to heat, the year vest. 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. common. 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 measurement 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 fetting 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 warinth, and coMONTALY MAG, No, XXV.

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