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character; but as there are so many indiscriminate novel readers In the world, we apprehend any thing we can say will have but little effect- Such of our readers as wHI take the trouble to cut open the pages of Happiness, a Tale for the Grave and the Gay, will, we think, be inclined to concur in our opinion. It is an attempt to unite two of the most opposite things in the world—satire and sanctity; and dandies and serious christians are mingled together in strange confusion. It is perhaps useless to say any thing further of a work which, like many of its cotemporaries, is fated to take its silent stand on the greenbaize-protected shelves of country circulating libraries.

To the other works of Mrs, Taylor of Ongar, all distinguished by their plain good sense and useful tendency, is now added Retrospection, a Tale; in which, from a review supposed to be taken by an elderly unmarried lady,in the middle ranks of life, it is intended to point out those errors of temper and indiscretion, which, in the absence of greater calamities, suffice to make human life abundantly miserable. The story is quite unaffected, and follows with an air of great reality the ordinary course of domestic events, yet the interest is well supported. After all other means of happiness fail, the old lady finds it at last in the arms of devotion, a resource by no means uncommonly resorted to by persons of that age and sex, in all times and countries. There is a decided spirit of evangelical devotion in this little volume, accompanied however with such correct feelings and sentiments, that we do not feel inclined to find fault with it, or to quarrel on dogmatical points with a work which is obviously intended and adapted to promote the cause of virtue. If not brilliant, the abilities of this lady are solid, and in their exertion, useful.

To those who are fond of novel reading, we think we can recommend The Sisters, a Novel in four volumes, as a well-written work and not devoid of instruction. The story, which relates the fate of two sisters, the one attached to the world and all its fashionable frivolities, the other of a nobler and purer mind, is well told, and possesses a reasonable share of interest. The character of Felicia is by no means heroinelike, in the sense in which many of our modern novelists would use the term; she is rather serious and useful, than romantic and sentimental. Perhaps she will be con sidere .1 by some of our readers as too strict a disciple of Mrs. Hannah More, and we must confess that her seriousness is sometimes a little too overpowering for our taste Rosalind's character is sketched with a good deal of power and truth, and in spite of ourselves gains an interest in our hearts. Evanmore, the hero of the tale, is drawn

somewhat after the model of Miss Edgeworth's Vivian. The Interest of. the novel increases as the reader proceeds, and is finely wrought up in some parts of the last volume.

It is with unmixed pleasure that we once more behold Miss Edgeworth before the public in the shape in which she is so pre-eminently excellent. Perhaps there is not a single writer of the present day who has been the means of bestowing at once so much instruction and delight, as this lady. To our juvenile friends her early lessons are well known, and many older eyes have perused them with almost equal pleasure. To those excellent little volumes Miss Edgeworth has lately added a continuation, called Rosamond, a sequel to Early Lessons, which exhibits our old friend more advanced towards womanhood, but possessing the same engaging frankness of disposition and purity of heart. It is superfluous to say that these volumes inculcate the best morality; it is sufficient perhaps to add that they fully equal any of the writer's former productions.

A small volume of Miscellaneous Poetry, by Samuel Bamford, wearer, of Middleton, Lancashire, has just issued from the press, which, amidst some rude composition, exhibits so much energy of thought and diction, that it well deserves a longer notice than we can in this place bestow upon it. There is a bold and manly love of liberty in the mind of this humble bard, which needs no assistance from the tricks of art, to make a deep impression on the feelings. His style and matter are all his own, and display as singular an instance as we can recollect of a naturally strong and poetical mind struggling against the disadvantages of station and education. The author is a professed radical reformer, and during the suspension of the habeas corpus act, was imprisoned in different goals; a circumstance which gives his political allusions a bitterness bordering sometimes on coarseness. Setting, however, such passages as these out of the question, we do not hesitate to say that Mr.Bamford possesses originality ot genius and more than common powers of mind. The book has not been well edited, many obvious errors of one sort or other, existing in every page; but we hope soon to see a second edition, which, if passed through competent and careful hands, will prove the justice of these observations.

ANTIQUITY.

The Eighth Number, which completes the Work, of Views of the Cathedral Churches of England and Wales, with Descriptions; by John Chessel Buckler.

ASTRONOMY.

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AGRICULTURE.

AGRICULTURE.

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A Letter on our Agricultural Distresses; their Causes and Remedies; accompanied with Tables and copper plate charts; by William Playfair, 8vo. 5s.

BIOGRAPHY.

Part IV. of Lives of Eminent Scotsmen, with 5 Portraits, 18mo. 2s. 6d.

Notice Necrologique sur.Iohn Rennie, esq. Ingenieur Civil, et Premier Ingenieur de la Marine Royale d'Angleterre; adressee a l'inslitut Royale de France; par Charles Dupin, 8vo.

BIBLIOORAPHY.

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A Key to the above. 3d.

A Catalogue of Greek and Latin Classics, containing the most Esteemed Editions, in Chronological Order, that have hitherto been published; also, the principal Lexicographical Works, &c. with their prices; by J. Hayes. Is. 6d.

CLASSICS.

Clavis Homerica; or, Lexicon of the words which occur in the Iliad ; by John Walker, A.B. 12mo. 8s. bd.

Excepta ex Livio, cum J. B. L. Crevierii, Notts integris aliorumque selectissimis, in usum Scholarum, J2mo. 6s. bds.

A Translation of the Works of Virgil, partly Original, and partly altered from Dryden and Pitt; by John Ring, 2 vols. 8vo.

DRAMA.

The Miller's Maid: a Melo-Drama, in Two Acts; by John Saville Faucitt, 8vo. 2s. 6d. sewed.

EDUCATION.

The Greek Terminations, (including the Dialects and Poetic Licences) Alphabetically Arranged, and Grammatically Explained, on the Plan of the Latin Terminations; by John Carey, L.L.D. IZmo. 4s. bound.

Arithmetic for Children; the Scholar's Book. 2s. bd.

Arithmetic for Children; the Teacher's Book. 4s. bd.

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on French Verbs, In which the Difficulties of that Department of Grammar, are by an Easy Method Simplified, and adapted to the meanest capacity: by M. Patenostre, 8vo. sewed.

An Analysis of Penmanship, containing some fine Specimens of Writing, with Rules and Observations on the Formation of each Letter; together with a Projection of the Text Alphabet; by J. Hill, W.M. price5s.

A Dictionary of French Verbs, shewing the different governments with a table of the Irregular verbs, <fec; by J. C. Turner, 8vo. Ts. 6d.

The Pupil's Gazetteer, in which the Names and Situations of Places contained in Goldsmith's Abridged Histories of England, Greece and Rome, are to be found, ISnio. Is.

Incidents of Childhood. 2s. 6d.

FINE ARTS.

Part I. of Views of the Collossenm; engraved by W. B. Cooke, and J. C. Allen, from drawings of Major Cockburn. In this Work will be displayed the Stupendous Proportions, and Picturesque Beauties of the Colosseum, that Interesting Ornament of Ancient Rome. It will be completed in 5 Parts, containing 15 Line Engravings, together with Plans, Sections, and Elevations, and a Descriptive History of the Building, super royal folio, 11. Is. each part, proofs, 11. 10s.

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Clarke's New Skeleton Maps; the Scale of each answering to the above, and in which the Chief Cities, Towns, Rivers, Lakes, and Mountains, are laid down, but their Names Omitted, with a View to Exercise the Pupil, pries 4s. each.

HISTORY.

Memoirs of the Celebrated Persons composing the Kit-Kat Club; with a Prefatory Account of the Origin of the Association; Illustrated by 48 Portraits from the Original Painting; by Sir Godfrey Kneller, royal 8vo. 41. 4s. bds.

A History of Madagascar, with an Appendix containing an Account of the Present Stale of Religion in the Island; by S. Cop. land, 8vo.

The History of Scotland, irom the Invasion of the Romans, till the Union with England, with a Sketch of the Rebellions of 1115 and 1745, &c.: by D. Mackintosh.

An Essay on the Study of Modern History; by James Thergold Booue, 8vo. 8s.

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Observations on those Diseases of Females which are attended with Discharges; by Charles Mansfield Clarke, royal 8vo. Pari II.

A Short Account of some of the Principal Hospitals of France, Italy, Switzerland and the Netherlands, with Remarks upon the Climate and Diseases of those Countries; by H. W. Carter, M.D. &c. 8vo.

MATHEMATICS.

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The Wit's Red Book; or, Calendar of Gaiety for the year 1622. A Collection of Original Anecdotes, Epigrams, &c. 18mo. 2s. 6d.

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The Cambro Briton, and General Celtic Repository for November, 1821, to be continued Monthly, Svo. 7s. 6d.

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The Imperial Almanack; or, Annual Compendium of Astronomical, Statistical, Scientific, and Interesting Information, (a New Almanack.) 4s.

Music.

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The Noble and Renowned History of Guy, Earl of Warwick ;J.containing a full and true Account of his many famous and valiant

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Puzzled and Pleased ; or, the Two Old Soldiers, a Tale; by Francis Lathom, 3 vols. ilmo. I8s.

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Minstrel Love; from the German of the Author of Undine; by G. Soane, A.B. 2 vols. 12mo. 12s. bds.

The Hours of Contentment, a Poem; by Hugh Clarke, Svo. Is. 6d.

Gorden, a Tale. A Poetical Review of Don Juan, 8vo.

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A Letter to the Right Hon. Earl of E!d?n, Lord High Chancellor, on the subject of Forgeries and Bank Prosecutions, and on the proposed amelioration of the Criminal Law.

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Satan's Devices Exposed, in four Sermons: by the Rev. T. Knowles, B.A. 2s. Gd.

Liefchild on the Christian Temper; or, Lectures on the Beatitudes, 8vo. 7s. 6'd.

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TOPOGRAPHY.

Sketches of Upper Canada, Domestic,' Local, and Characteristic: to which are added, Practical Details for the Information of Emigrants of every Class, and some Recollections of the United States of America; by John Howison, esq. 8vo. 1 Os. 6d. bds.

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Travel*

Travels in Palestine, through the Countries of Busban anil Gilead, East of the River Jordan: including a Visit to the Cities of Geraza and Gamala, in ths Decapolis; by J. S. Buckingham, esq. with Maps, Plates, and Vignettes, 4to. 31. 13s. Gd. boards.

Journal of an Expedition 1400 Miles tip the Orinoco, and 300 up the Arauca, Illustrated by Plates, 8vo.

List of New French Books, Published or 'Imported by Dulau, and Co.

Voyage en Arménie et en Perse, fait dans les années 1805 et 1806, par P. Amédée Jaubert, orné de planches lithographées, 8vo. 18s.

Nouveau cours complet d'agriculture théorique et pratique, contenant la grande et la petite culture, l'économie rurale et domestique, la médecine vétérinaire, etc,; par les membres de la section d'agriculture de l'Institut de France, etc., avec des figures en taille douce; tomes IV. V. et VI. 8vo. 11. 1.6s.

Adulions à l'anatomie général de Xavier Bichat, pour servir de complément aux éditions en quatre volumes: par A. P. Béolard, 8vo. 8s. 6d.

Essai sur les irritations intermittentes, ou nouvelle théorie des maladies périodiques, fièvres larvées, fièvres pernicieuses et fièvres intermittentes en général, exposée suivant la doctrine de M. Broussais, et appuyée d'un grand nombre d'observations; par P. J. Mongellaz, 2 vols. 8vo. 18s.

Beautés dé l'histoire de la maison royale de France, ou belles actions, traites de courage, de magnanimité, de vertu, de bonté, et d'affabilité; paroles de grandeur, bons mots et réparties ingénieuses des princes et princesses de la maison royale de France; par M. H.Lemaire, 12mo. 4s. 6d.

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Petit dictionnaire du peuple, à l'usage des quatre cinquièmes de la France; contenant un aperçu comique et critique des trivialitées, balourdises, mots tronqués et expressions vicieuses d^s gens de Paris, et des provinces; suivi d'un grand nombre de phrases absurdes qu'on répète sans réflexion, et terminé [par

une petite épreuve offerte à ceux qui se targuent d'écrire correctement; par J. C. L. P. Desgranges, jeune, l'^roo. 3s.

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Le Voyageur Moderne, ou Extrait des Voyages les plus récens dans les quatre parties du 'Monde, publiées en plusieurs langues jusqu'en 1821, vols. 1 et 2, 8vo. 15s.

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Ebermayer, Manuel des Pharmaciens et des Droguistes, ou Traité des caractères distinctifs des altérations et sophistications des médicamens simples et composés; traduit de l'Allemand et approprié à la nouvelle Pharmacopée Française parKapeler et Caventou, 2 vols. 8vo. 16s.

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NEW MUSIC.

The celebrated Overture to the Grand SeriousOpera O/'ilratto Dipr.oser.pina. Composed by Winter, and arranyedfor the Piano Forte, with Accompaniments (ad libitum) for a Flu'e and Violoncello, by I. H. Little. 3s. 6d.

ri^HIS is one of Winter's best syinJL phonic productions. The leading movement (an Andante Pastorale), possesses much sweetness, and is very ori

ginal. The key is G major; but af'pr twenty-eight bars of a soothing and truly rural cast, it bursts into a strain of a bold and animated description, in the minor of the same key, in which the powers of imagination, and the evolutions of science, are largely displayed. A subject, or burthen, prevails through the movement, but without shackling the excursive fancy of the composer composer, or excluding that relief and variety which form so prominent a beauty in musical composition^ Mr. Little, in his transformation of this orchestral production to a piano-forte exercise, has fully evinced his competency to such a task. The passages are judiciously re-modelled, and well-arranged for the finger, while the management of the flute and violoncello accompaniments, announces a thorough acquaintance with the powers of those instruments, and with the art of their combination.

"Oh smile, and all your cares shall end.''' A Duett, composed by M. P. Corri. Is. 6d.

If the production now before us, is not of the highest description of excellence, neither is it wanting in a respectable degree of merit; though the ideas are not particularly novel or striking, they are smooth, natural, and connected ; and the two parts blend with good effect. The passage in the relative minor, beginning al the words " Be every vain endeavour," affords a very pleasing relief to the previous porl ion of the strain; and returns with ease and grace to the principal theme. As a chamber duet, we feel assured, this composition will prove very acceptable to the lovers of vocal music.

The celebrated Hungarian Waltz, with Variations for the Piano Forte. Composed by T. H. Butler. 2s. 6d. Respecting the qualities of a melody which has been so often heard at every minor theatre, and in every public street, it is scarcely necessary to echo the general voice, by dwelling on its simplicity and beauty. The proper object of our criticism is the new form and auxiliary additions it has derived from Mr. Butler's talents and science. These, we must say, are highly creditable to the labour he has bestowed upon it. The piano-forte exercise into which he lias magnified an air of a few bars is, so respectable, and useful, as to be attributable only to the efforts of superior qualifications; and the more this ingenious master furnishes practitioners with compositions as well calculated to please and improve, as are his variations to this popular waltz, the more they will be obliged to him.

"All my Soul's love.'' Composed by YV. A. Wordsworth. Is. 6d. * In this little rondo, there is a visible spark of talent; but of talent that, as

visibly, wants further cultivation. The inelody is alia polacca; but the passages are not always modelled to triple time; and the bass is far from being uniformly legitimate; and in very few instances, is the best that might have been selected. We have, however, allowed Mr. Wordsworth a scintilla of genius; and that is equivalent to admitting, that brightened by exertion, and. guided by an improved judgment, it may hereafter shine forth in a superior style of composition. Charles N. Weiss's Tenth Fanstasia, for the Flute, with a Piano-Forte Accompaniment. 4s.

This Fantasia (in which Mr. Weiss has introduced the air of The Blue Bells of Scotland) is what amateurs call a shewy piece. It has much execution, some eccentricity, and a considerable portion of brilliant passages. The opening movement is bold, rapid, and striking; the variations given to the Blue Bells are florid and fantastic, and the total desertion of the subject, in the seventh page, though savouring of wildness, is scarcely objectionable in its effect. On the whole, this publication is far above mediocrity; and to the library of flute and piano-forte performers, will prove an eligible acquisition.

"Oh, Clara, Clara!'' A Ballad; the Music composed by W. A. Mozart. Is. 6d.

This ballad, the words of which are by Walter McGregor, is easy and graceful in its melody; but not of very distinguished beauty in its general effect. It wants that passionate appeal without which, songs founded on the teuderest sentiments of the heart, fail of their intended interest. The pianoforte accompaniment is commendable on account of its simplicity, and proper subordination to the notes of its principal.

"They tempt me not." Suny by Miss B.

Corri ; composed by M. P. Corri. ls.6d.

This is an interesting little ballad of two verses, the burden of each of which consists of the four monosyllables that furnish the title of the song. The passages of the air are elegantly and effectively turned; and the general impression is strong and. appropriate. We venture little in prognosticating that" They tenipt me not,'" will become a general and lasting favourite, in musical and tasteful families.

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