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241 Italy-Jee Public Affairs.
Fables of Antiquity, on the
9 James the sixth of Scotland, to Queen
Fitz erald, Lord Edward, Account of 478 Language, Aramic, two Dialects of
of Natural History, on the IJO
Forster, John Reinhold, Life of
France-lee Public Affairs.
Lewis, Father, on the cure of the Plague 253
Garrick, Mr. his Birth-place
409 Linwood, Miss, Verses on her Needle-work
51, 131: 210, 289, 370, 483, 528
Glasgow, Account of Philosophical Lectures
Godwin, Mr the Character of a Tradesman de-
Russian, Danish, and German, Ac-
on the Irish and Scots
Government of the Chinese, on the 165
od the Revival of
438 Lottery. Evils from a Prize in the
Heat, Average of the greatest of the Year 17972 May
Hiftory, Review of Bosks on
Medicine and Physiology, Account of Books on
Insulation, German Etablishment for. 342 Metaphysics, Review of Books on
India Rubber, Electric Property of
Milton's Imita:ions of the Ancients - 84
Proceedings of :56 Miscellanies, Review of Books of
Monument of Mrs. Langhan's, on the 166
Moon, Opinion of the Ancients respecting the Philosophical Lectures in Glasgow
267 Pinkerton, Mr, on the Iconographia Scotica 82
Mountjoy, Lord, Account of
Peru, Physical Geography of
of a Man of Literature, extracts from
Nicolas, Anegdotes of
282 Priestley, Dr. on the new Theory of Chemistry
Nitrous Acid, on
? Problem, a Philosophical one proposed 17
Attend, attacked by the English
Paliport, from King James 6th of Scotland 363 Rebolledo, Anecdotes of
Plxs, Ital an, Account of some
original, in January
40 Sacrament, the, an ancient Jewith Rite
122 Saltpetre, extraordinary Collection of, in France
Political Economy, Review of Books on Ships, Mode of ventilating of
Similes, from Homer, Virgil, &c.
Stirn, a young German, Account of
Taxation, on the Right of
the Culture of
405 Water, Patent Apparatus for raising 294
Thunderstorm, a remarkable one
13, 14, 15
a new Experiment upon
242 Whiston, Wm. an Account of
Toplady, Mr. on his Pofthumous Works 172 Wilkes, Jehn, Efq. Sketch of his Life
Addition to the Account of
Tradesmen, defended against Mr. Godwin 426 Wolverhampton, described
272 Works in Hand, Notices of --jee Varieties
51,131, 210, &c.
Varieties, Literary and Philosophical, including Wye, Phenomena of the
Living Authors, &c. whole Names occur in the following Volume :
51% Croft, Dr.
527 Cummins, Mrs.
139, 502 Damiani
Auckland, Lord 488 Boettiger
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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.