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THE

QUARTERLY REVIEW.

VOL. XIX.

APRIL 8 DECEMBER.

OTHMA

LONDON:

JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET.

1818.

London : Printed by C. Roworth,

Bell-yard, Temple-bar.

CONTENTS

Art. 1. Memoirs, illustrative of the Life and Writings of John

Evelyn, Esq. F.R.S. Author of the Sylva,' &c. &c.

Comprising his Diary, from the Year 1641 to 1705-6,

and a Selection of his familiar Letters. To which is

subjoined, the private Correspondence between King

Charles I. and his Secretary of State, Sir Edward

Nicholas, whilst his Majesty was in Scotland, 1641,

and at other Times during the Civil War; also between

Sir Edward Hyde, afterwards Earl of Clarendon, and

Sir Richard Browne, Ambassador to the Court of

France, in the Time of Charles I. and the Usurpa-

tion. The whole now first published, from the ori-

ginal MSS. in two vols. Edited by William Bray,

Esq. Fellow and Treasurer of the Society of Anti-

quaries of London.

1

II. Notes on a Journey in America, from the coast of Virginia

to the Territory of Illinois. By Morris Birkbeck, Au-

thor of Notes on a Tour in France.'

54

III. 1. A Treatise upon the Poor Laws. By T. P. Courtenay,

Esq.

2. Remarks on a Course of Education designed to pre-

pare the Youthful Mind for a Career of Honour,

Patriotism, and Philanthropy. By Thomas Myers,

A. M. of the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich,

&c.

3. A Summary View of the Report and Evidence relative

to the Poor Laws, published by Order of the House of

Commons, with Observations and Suggestions. By S.

W. Nicoll.

4. A Letter to the Common Council and Livery of the

City of London on the Abuses existing in Newgate,

&c. By the Hon. H. G. Bennet, M.P.

79

IV. Letters from the Hon. Horace Walpole to George Monta-

tagu, Esq. from the Year 1736 to 1770.

118

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Art. I. Iceland; or the Journal of a Residence in that Island, during

the Years 1814 and 1815, containing Observations on the Natural Phenomena, History, Literature, and Antiquities of the Island; and the Religion, Character, Manners, and Customs of its Inhabitants. By Ebenezer Henderson, Doctor in Philosophy, Member of the Royal Society of Gottenburgh, &c.

-. 291 11. Women; or, Pour et Contre. A Tale. By the Author of Bertram'

321 III. Samor, Lord of the Bright City. An Heroic Poem. By the Rev. H. H. Milman, M.A.

- 328 IV. The Life of Robert Fulton. By his friend Cadwallader D. Col

den. Comprising some Account of the Invention, Progress, and Establishment of Steam-Boats; of Improvements in the Construction and Navigation of Canals, &c.

- 347 V. 1. The History of Small-Pox. By James Moore, Member of the

Royal College of Surgeons, &c. 2. The History and Practice of Vaccination. By James Moore 357 VI. Essays on the Proximate Mechanical Causes of the General Phenomena of the Universe. By Sir Richard Phillips

- 375 VII. The Northern Courts; containing Original Memoirs of the So

vereigns of Sweden and Denmark, since 1766. By Mr. John Brown

- 379 VIII. Observations relating to some of the Antiquities of Egypt, from

the Papers of the late Mr. Davison. Published in Walpole's Memoirs

· 391 IX. Lectures on the English Poets. Delivered at the Surrey Institution. By William Hazlitt

424 1. Considerations respecting Cambridge, more particularly relating to its Botanical Professorship. By Sir James Edward Smith,

M. D. F. R. S. &c. President of the Linnæan Society. 2. A Vindication of the University of Cambridge from the Reflections

of Sir James Edward Smith, President of the Linnæan Society, &c. By the Rev. James Henry Monk, B.D. Fellow and Tutor of Trinity College, and Regius Professor of Greek in the University of Cambridge

- 434 XI. A Reply to the Quarterly Review on the New Translation of the

Bible from the original Hebrew. By John Bellamy, Author of the · History of all Religions'

. 446 XII. 1. Abrégé

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