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THE

QUARTERLY REVIEW.

SEPTEMBER & DECEMBER,

1812.

VOL. VIII.

London:

Printed by C. Roworth, Bell-yard, Temple-bar; for
JOHN MURRAY, 50, ALBEMARLE STREET:

SOLD ALSO BY
PARKER, OXFORD; DEIGHTON, CAMBRIDGE;
WILLIAM BLACKWOOD, EDINBURGH;

AND J. CUMMING, DUBLIN.

1813.

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CONTENTS

Page

ART. I. First Annual Report of the National Society, for pro-

moting the Education of the Poor in the Principles

of the Established Church. With an Account of the

Proceedings for the Formation of the Society, and an

Appendix of Documents; together with a List of

Subscribers to the Society in London, and to Societies

in the Country, in union with the National Society. 1

II. A Brief Inquiry into the Causes of premature Decay in

our Wooden Bulwarks, with an Examination of the

Means best calculated to prolong their Duration.

By Richard Pering, Esq. of His Majesty's Yard at

Plymouth Dock.

Observations on the Expediency of Ship-building at

Bombay for the Service of His Majesty and of the

East India Company. By William Taylor Money,

Esq. late Superintendant of the Marine at Bombay. 28

III. Specimens of a New Translation of Juvenal.

60

IV. Elements of Chemical Philosophy. By Sir Humphry

Davy, LL. D. Sec. R.S. Prof. Chem. R. I. and B. A.

M.R.I. F.R. S. E. M.R. I. A. M.R. A. Stock. Imp.

Med. Chir. Ac. St. Pet. Am. Phil. Soc. Hon. Memb.

Soc. Dubl. Manch. Phys. Soc. Ed. Med. Soc. London. 65

V. Count Julian : a Tragedy.

86

VI. Calamities of Authors; including some Inquiries re-

specting their moral and literary Characters. By the

Author of · Curiosities of Literature.'

93

VII. The History of the European Commerce with India.

To which is subjoined, a Review of the Arguments for

and against the Trade with India, and the Manage-

ment of it by a Chartered Company. With an Ap-

pendix of authentic Accounts. By David Macpher-

son, Author of the Annals of Commerce, &c.

114

VIII. Poetical

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Art. I. Papers respecting the Negociation for a Renewal of the

East India Company's exclusive Privileges.

Petitions of the Merchants and Manufacturers of Bristol,

Liverpool, Glasgow, &c. against the Renewal of the

Company's Charter, &c.

239

II. De la Littérature Française pendant le 18me Siècle 287

II. An Historical Sketch of the last Years of the Reign of

Gustavus Adolphus the IVth, late King of Sweden. 302

IV. Propositions for ameliorating the Condition of the Poor,

and for improving the moral Habits, and increasing

the Comforts of the Labouring People, by Regula-

tions calculated to reduce the Parochial Rates of the

Kingdom, and generally to promote the Happiness

and Security of the Community at large, by the Di-

minution of immoral and penal Offences, and the fu-

ture Prevention of Crimes. By P. Colquhoun, LL.D. 319

V. An Appeal to the Gospel, or an Inquiry into the Jus-

tice of the Charge, alleged by Methodists and other

Objectors, that the Gospel is not preached by the

National Clergy: in a Series of Discourses delivered

before the University of Oxford in the Year 1812, at

the Lecture founded by the late Rev. J. Bampton,

M.A. Canon of Salisbury. By Richard Mant, M.A.

Vicar of Great Coggeshall, Essex, and late Fellow of

Oriel College.

356

VI. Travels in Southern Africa in the Years 1803-1806.

By Henry Lichtenstein, Doctor in Medicine and Phi-

losophy, and Professor of Natural History in the Uni-

versity of Berlin; Member of several learned Socie-

ties, &c. &c. Translated from the original German,

by Anne Plumptre.

374

VII. Ex

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