Page images
PDF
EPUB

Account of the inbabitants of the Balta country, in the island of Sumara; from the same

17 Cbaracter of Luther, by Bilbop Atterbury Character of Auguftus Hervey, late Earl of Bristol

23 Various extracts from Dr. Foart Simmons's Account of the life and Writings of sbe late Dr. William Hunter

25 Cbaracter of Lord Robert Manners, late commander of bis Majesty's bipite Resolution, of 74 guns

35

NATURAL HISTORY.

41

A letter from William Herschel, Esq; F. R. S. 10 Sir Jofepb Banks, Bart.

P. R. S. relative 10 a new flar, by bim called ibe Georgiumn Sidus On ibe diameter and magnitude of ibe Georgium Sidus; with a description

of rbe dark and lucid disk and periphery micrometers Observations on the light, diameter, and magnitude, of the Caeorgium Sivus

44 Extracts from an account of the earthquakes which happened in Italy, from

February 10 May, 1783 by. Sir William Hamilton, Knighs of ibe Baib,

F. R. S. Tranjurion of the Count Francesco Ippolito's letter 10 Sir William Hamilton, giving an account of the earthquakes which happened in Calabria, Marcb 28, 1783

53 Account of obe black canker caterpillar, which destroys the turnips in Norfolk

48

69

65

Some account of ibe Description of Expirimenis made witb ibe Aerosario

Machine, &c. by M. Faujas de St. Fond." Tranjlarion of a copy of the certificale dared at ibe Chateau-de-la-Niuerte, near

Paris, the 21st of November, 1783, relative 10 tbe aerial excursion of ite

Marquis D`Arlandes, and 11. Pilatre de Rozier Account of ebe aerial excurhon of Me. Charles and Robert, on sbe ift of De.

comber, 1783, as given by Mons. Charles ; trarfiared from the Journal de Paris of the 19th and 141h of ibe jame month

71 Account of the discovery of an isiand just risen out of the ocean near Iceland, in ibe Norrb Seas

75

70

USE FUL PROJECTS.

On the culiure and uses of the turnip-rooted cabbage

BS Discovery of a substitute for verdigris, in dying black

82 Account of closh niade from the refuse of flax, and backings of 10w

84 Afbori account of the machine lately erected, by command of bis majesiy, aq Windsor, for raising water cut of a very deep well, 10 supply the castle

87 Observations 011 grown or sprculed corn; the cause of its sprouting; and the proper means of remedying the inconveniences therent

88 On the comparative urility of oxen and korses in kufbandry; from the second

volumne

9

volume of Letters and Papers addressed to be Society instituted at Barb, for ibe Encouragement of Agriculture, &c.

9r On pianiing barren lands with wood; from the same

93 On watering meadows from the fame

95 On ibe fcab in beep, and some approved remedies recommended; from ibe same

100

ANTIQUITIES. On the office of High Steward of England; from Hearne's curious discourses

102

Translations of rbree authentic registers of the monaftry of St. Edmund's Bury, formerly kept by obe Sacrists

105 Description and account of tbe castle of Caernarvon; from Pennant's Tour in Wales

107 An account of the ient British games; from the same

109 Extracts out of a manuscript treatise of the Lord bips Marchers in Wales; from Appendix to obe

same Account of Sir Richard Bulkely; in which is a frong description of the fa

vourite Earl of Leicester; from the same An account of rwo ancient oil-mills in the kingdom of Naples,

113

119

122

MISCELLANEOUS ESSAYS.

Difference berween memory and imagination; from Differtations Moral and Critical, by J. Bealtie, L. L. D.

125 Of Accent, its nature and use ; Standard of Pronunciation : from the Theory of Language, in the same work

127 Extract from Illustrations on Sublimity, in the same work

130 On Tafie; from Lectures on Rhetoric and ibe Belles Leters, by Hugh Blair, D. D.

136 Comparative Strictures-on Tillotson, Sir William Temple, Addison, Lord

Sbafresbury, and Lord Bolingbroke, in point of Style; from the same work

[graphic]

ceased busband; from an aurhentic letter, dated Caleurla, 2516 July, 1779

167 An extract from the sequel to Emilius and Sopbia, by J. J. Rousseau, fund among bis papers after bis dearb

171

PO E T RY.

Ode for she new year 1783, by William Whitebead, Esq.

179 Ode for his Majelly's birib-day, June 4, 1783, by be fame

183 Extracts from Major's Translation of Du Fresnoy's Art of Painting 181. An extract from the Village, a poem, by the Rev. G. Grabbe, Cbaplain to bis Grace the Duke of Rutland, &c.

133 On the death of Dr. Robert Levei, by Dr. Johnson

19 si farewell to Barb, by Lady M. W. Montagu

igo T be entertaining and facerious history of yoon Gilpin ; fbewing bow be went further than be intended, and came bome safe at last.

191 On the Marriage of the Honourable Miss Eliz. Sackville 10 Colonel Herbert, By Ricbard Cumberland Esq.

197 - Races. A Ballad. By sbe late Sir John Moore, Bart. 193

1.99 Lines 10 Mrs. Montague, on her bappening to fall av St. James's, by Mr.

Fermingbam
Rondeau
An expoftularion
Epitapb

A song

[ocr errors]

900

201

201

Account of BOOKS for 1783.

An account of the History of tbe Reign of Pbilip obe Third, King of Spain ;

by Robert Watson, L. L. D. &c. &c. An account of Diferiations Moral and Critical; by James Beatrie, LL. D.

&c. &c.

907

THE END.

ER

Printed by J. CROWDER, Warwick-square.

« PreviousContinue »