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L'Hist. de Gil Blas de Santillane. ered with bronze. It will display the Les Fables de CHAMBAUD.

most memorable events of the camENGLISH AND WELCH.

paign of 1805 in basso relievo. The GOLDSMITH's History of England. subjects to be represented will be dis. Roman History.

tributed to different artists, who will · History of Greece. furnish designs. The pedestal of this Jounsor's Dictionary, 8vo.

column is already begun.
ENFIELD's Speaker, improved.
Asn's Institutes.

RUSSIA.
Lowth's English Grammar.
English Exercises.

Twenty years since, there were but

two booksellers' shops in Moscow Universal Spelling Book. r Bibl Sanctajad,

the returns of which did not amount to

12mo. Testament Newydd, )

10,000 roubles per annum.

The num ber is now twenty; and the yearly re

turn is about 200 000 roubles The friends of Mrs. Chapone are

The

increase of the trade and circulation preparing a volume of Letters and oth

of books in Moscow, is principally ower Writings of that lady, hitherto un.

ing to the exertion of Mr. Novikow. published ; with an account of her Life and Character, in contradiction

He procured translations from foreign to some injurious statements lately jed and anticipated public taste, and

languages, established libraries, studprinted.

traded in books with acuteness and FRANCE.

Not more than 600 copies From the Report of the Central of Moscow newspapers were formerly Vaccine Committee for the year 13, it sold; but under his management, the appears, that 125,992 persons have

demand increased, in ten years,

to been inoculated in the course of that 4,000 copies ; at present their sale year in 42 departments, from wbich

has reached 8,000. the returns had been received. A The University of Dorpat, in Li. progressive diminution of deaths is vonia, established in 1802, has made reported in those places, where

great progress in opening schools un. vaccination has been introduced : and der its direction, throughout the four an increase in the number, where the provinces of Livonia, Courland, Fionpractice has been neglected.

ia, and Esthonia. Attention has bithA canal has been projected upon a erto been chiefly directed to those grand scale, to unite the Rhone with establishments, which are especially the Rhine, and thus connect the North destined for the instruction of youth:5 Sea with the Mediterranean. Its ex. intended for commerce, trade, or the tent will be 71 leagues, and it is to

arts ; and as preparatory schools for receive the name of Bonaparte. The those, who are subsequently to make expense is estimated at 14 millions of literature their profession. The pa. livres. M. Koch, member of the rochial schools, where the first ele. Tribunate, pronounced a discourse on ments of education will be taught, bethe subject, at a meeting of the Legis. gin also to be organized : of these, lative Body; in which he gives a his. every town, however small, will contorical account of this project, which tain two; one for children of each was first suggested under the Roman sex: and similar institutions are Emperors. He cnuinerates also the formed in the country. But, as able advantages which not only France, teachers are greatly wanted, five sembut Europe at large, will derive from inaries have been formed in the disthe execution of this scheme.

trict of the university, for the express So large a demand is expected for purpose of training and qualifying the New French Catechism, that a schoolmasters. The Emperor has bookseller has purchased the copy- granted 42,000 roubles per annum,

ight for 25,000 dollars. It is to be for the support of these five seminastereotyped.

ries; which will continue in full acA historical column is to be erected tivity for three years. Each student in the Place Vendome ; denominated receives, while in these seminaries, the column of Austerlitz. It is to be 300 roubles yearly; and engages to 120 feet in height, and entirely cov. take the charge of one of the public

schools, when appointed, and to con of those youths, who are intended to tinue in his office for at least ten serve their country ; and that the ed. years.

ucation of a female, being chiefly lim. The Emperor suppressed, by ukase, ited to the management of family af. in February last, the imperial semina- fairs, she will sooner acquire the ry for the reception of young ladies, knowledge of them in her father's which was amply endowed by Cath- house, than in a sumptuous school, arine II. In the preamble of bis where it is attempted, but in vain, to edict, he declares, that the funds of teach them the rudiments of sciences, this institution would be employed to the knowledge of which nature does greater advantage, in the education not allow them to acquire.

List of Dew Publications. Elements of Therapeutics; or, a James Miltimore, A. M. minister of guide to health ; being cautions and the gospel in Stratham, N. H. Newdirections in the treatment of diseas. buryport. E. W. Allen. es. Designed chiefly for the use of Mr. Dufief, of Philadelphia, has students. By Rev. Joseph Townsend, published a new edition of his work, M. A. Second American edition. entitled “ Nature displayed in her Boston. 1807. Etheridge & Bliss. mode of teaching language to man;

An illustration of some difficult pas or a new and infallible method of acsages of Scripture on the doctrine of quiring a language in the shortest absolute predestination : attempted in time possible, deduced from the anal. a sermon by William Woodbridge, ysis of the human mind, and conse. A. M. Middletown. 1805. J. & B. quently suited to every capacity. Dunning:

Adapted to the French." Valuable The Victim, in five letters to Adol. improvements are made in this edi. phus, by the author of “the Guide tion.* and Refuge." Hartford, 1807. Lin A discourse, delivered at the Fune. coln & Gleason.

ral of Mrs. Mary Woodward, consort An Address delivered before the of the late Hon. Professor Wood. Right Worshipful Masters and Breth. ward, in the meeting-house near Dart. ren of the lodges of St. John, St. Pe. mouth college, March 29, 1807. By ter and St. Mark, at the Episcopal Roswell Shurtlett, A. M. professor of church in Newburyport, on the anni. divinity in Dartmouth college. Hanversary festival of St. John the Bap

Moses Davis. tist. By Joseph Dana. Newburyport, A new edition of the Boston Ora. June, 1807. E. W. Allen.

tions, commemorative of the Fifth of Sentiments on Resignation, hy Rose. March, 1770. Boston. W. T. Clap. well Messenger, pastor of the first The Seasons in England. Descrip. church in York, Maine. Portsmoutli, tive Poems. By the Rev. Williain N. H. 1807. W. Treadwell.

Cooper Taylor, A. M. Boston. Jo. A sermon preached at the ordina. sephi Greenleaf. tion of the Rev. David Thurston, over the church of Christ in Winthrop, Maine. Feb. 18, 1807. By Elijah Par W. W. Woodward, Philadelphia, ish, A.M. Augusta, 1807. Peter Edes. proposes publishing by subscription,

A sermon, occasioned by the death in two handsome octavo volumes, A of Capt. Cyrus Bullard ; and preach. Theological Dictionary, containing ed at Medway, May 25, 1806. By 14 definitions of all religious terisi a ther Wright, A. M. pastor of the first comprehensive view of every article church in Medway.' Dedham, 1807. in the System of Divinity: an impar. H. Mann.

tial account of all the principal De. A discourse, delivered before the nominations, which have subsisted in members of the Female Charitable Society of Newburyport, at their * For our opinion of this work, see fourth anniversary, May 20, 1807. By Panoplist for Oct. 1805, p. 215.

over'.

WORKS PROPOSED.

notes.

the religious world, from the birth A Dissertation on the Prophecies, of Christ to the present day. Tc that have been fulfilled, are now fulgether with an accurate statement of filling, or will hereafter he fulfilled, the most remarkable transactions and relative to the great period of 1260 events recorried in ecclesiastical his. years ; the Papal and Mohammedan tory. By Charles Buck. This work is Apostasies ; the tyrannical Reign of in the press.

Antichrist, or the infidel Power; and Thomas Dobson proposes to pub. the Restoration of the Jews. By the lish by subscription an Elegant Edi. Rev. George Stanley Faber, D.D. Vic. tion of the New Testament, very ar of Stockton-Upon-Tees. Boston. large print, with those very full mar. Andrews & Cummings, and L. Blake. giaal references, known by the name Proposals are issuing for publishing of Canne's notes.

Lewis and Clark's tour to the Pacific W. W. Woodward intends publish- ocean, through the interior of the coning ia ten handsome quarto volumes tinent of North America, performed * Dr. Gill's Exposition on the whole of by order of the Government of the Uni. the Old and New Testaments, critical, ted States, during the years 1804, 1805, doctrinal, and practical. In which and 1806. The work will be prepared are recorded the original of mankind, by Capt. Meriwether Lewis, and comof the several nations of the world, prised in three volumes octavo, embelund of the Jewish nation in particular: lished with a great many maps and illus. The lives of the Patriarchs of Israel; trative plates. Detached from this the journey of that people from Egypt work, will be published Lewis and through the wilderness to the land of Clark's map of North America, from Canaan, and their settlement in that longitude 9 deg. west, to the Pacific land; their laws, moral, ceremonial, Ocean, and between 36 deg. and 52 and judicial ; their government and deg. north lat. with extensive marginal state under judges and kings; their sereral captivities, and their sacred The Life of Washington, by Dr. books of devotion ; with a copious Ramsay, is ready for and will shortly exposition on the books of the proph- be put to the press. Several gentleets, she wing that they chiefly belong men, who have seen the manuscript, to gospel times, and a great number do not hesitate to pronounce it, what of them to times yet to come; and a would naturally be expected from the dissertation on the several apocryphal author and the subject, a work of the writings. Containing a correct copy most classic elegance. It will be of the sacred text; an account of comprised in one volume octavo, and the several books, and the writers of printed in an elegant manner. them ; 4 summary of each chapter; An English Poet, of the name of and the genuine sense of every verse ; Northmore, has been a considerable and throughout the whole, the origin. time engaged in writing an epic poem, al text, and the versions of it are in to be completed in ten books, entitled spected and compared ; interprcters Washington, or Liberty restored. of the best note, both Jewish and The basis of the work, exclusive of Christian, consulted : difficult places the imagery, will rest solely on his. at large explained ; seeming contra toric truth. dictions reconciled, and various pas. Proposals have lately been offered sages illustrated and confirmed by by Mr. Pelbam, a Bookseller of Boja testimonies of writers, as well Gentile ton, for publishing, by subscription, as Jew.

a new system of notation, by which the The European edition is nearly out variable sounds of the vowels and conof print, and cannot be imported and sonants in the English Alphabet may sold in America under two hundred be accurately distinguished. This is dollars. An American edition, much proposed to be effecicl by printing a superior, can be printed by subscrip new edition of Dr. Johnson's well. con for sixty dollars.

known novel, entitled Rasselas, Prince B. B. Hopkins & co. Philadelphia, of Abyssinia, on the following princi. propose publishing by subscription, ples : -Ist. By means of a variety of Dr. Campbell's Lectures on Church marks placed over the same vowel or History, in connexion with his cele- diphthong, in different words, to ascer. brated Essay on Miracles.

tain its sound in every variation. Pd.

By marks attached to such conso. being no necessity for false spelling nants as are subject to variation, to to convey an idea of pronunciation. point out their difference of sound. The distinct sound denoted by each 3d. Each diphthongal or vowel mark ma:k, being committed to memory, to denote one invariable sound. 4th. the learner can never be perplesed The marks applied to consonants to on finding the same vowel or diphvary sufficiently for the purpose of thong employed to express different discrimination, and still subject to sounds-because whatever the vowel general rules. 5th. Very slight ad. cr diphthong may be, the sound der ditions to be made to the characters, ed by the mark above it remains inso as to retain the general appear variable. --A specimen of the work ance of each letter, 6th. Every may be seen at the Publisher's, No. word to be correctly spelled, there 59, Cornhill.

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Dbituary. Dien), at Brungwick, (Me.) July, At Marcellus, N. Y. March 24th, 1907, Rev. Joseph M'KEAN, D. D. Mrs. DIANA ATWATER, consort of President of Bowdoin College in that the Rev. Caleb Atwater. In her dyplace. (Character of this excellent ing moments she was animated with man, in a future No. of the Panoplist.] the Christian's hope, and with her

At Newark, N. J. Rev. ALexAv; faltering voice sung the following DER M'WHORTER, D.D. Æt. 73 vérse and expired : years, senior Pastor of the Presbyte.

Jesus, to thy dear, faithful hand rian church in that place. He lived a

My naked soul I trust, life of eminent usefulness, and has died greatly and justly lamented.

And my flesh waits for thy command, At the city of Washington, July

To drop into my dust." 19th, Hon. Urian Tracy, Esq. of Tuckerman, consort of Rev. Joseph

On Tuesday last, Mrs. Abigal Litchfield, Connecticut, a Senator of

Tuckerman, of Chelsea. that state in the Congress of the United States.

In France, General de Rochambeau, aged 82.

TO CORRESPONDENTS.

The review of Dr. Holmes' Anniversary Discourse at Plymouth was received too late for this month. It shall appear in our next. It was our intention to have attended early to this valuable production, the design of which is in perfect unison with that of the Panoplist, and in which so much justice is done lo the characters and principles of the Fathers of New Enga land. But from various canses, which it is unnecessary here to enumerate, it has been delayed to the present time.

We thank Eusebius for his six letters to his son on a seasonable subject. We shall insert them with pleasure in our future numbers.

Another interesting communication from Pastor is just received, which, with several others from different correspondents, shail enrich our next number. · It is our wish to give all our readers their portion in due season.

Our friends, who are concerned for the literary character of our country, will read, with interest, Mr. Webster's communication ; while those, who give a preterence to serious nd evangelical subjects, will find something to gratify their taste and wishes.

The request of B. T. shall be attended to.

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BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF THE REV. SAMUEL WILLARD, JASTOR OF THE SOUTH CHURCH IN BOSTON, AND vice-PRESIDENT OF

HARVARD COLLEGE.

Mr.WILLARD descended from ing, with a rapid glance, objects a very respectable family. His of mere amusement, or ostentaa Ístber sustained some of the tion, he consecrated all the arhighest otħces, civil and military. dour of his mind to things subBut it was justly considered his stantial and useful. His rechief honour to be the father of searches after truth were equally à son, who was an ornament and assiduous, humble and independe lylessing to the church and world; ent. By abundant reading, his one in whom was concentered mind was richly stored with a rare assemblage of excellen- ideas :

ideas: he accurately studied cies, natural and acquired, moral their relations and dependencies, and spiritual.

and well knew how to unite or His intellectual powers were separate them, so as to increase confessedly of a superior order. his stock of real knowledge. la perception, he was rapid, yet To all his eminent talents, was correct; in thought, equally superadded a remarkable and profound and clear. His imagi. unaffected modesty, which was Dation was rich, but not luxuri- not merely the companion of his ant ; active and ardent, but ha- youth, but continued with bim to birually under the restraints of a the last. Yet the veil, wbich he solid judgment. His argumen- thus threw over his various aca tarive powers were unusually complishments, while to the vul. strong.

gar eye it diminished their splenHis improvements were not dour, appeared to the discrimiinferior to his capacities. By nating and judicious, their best intense application of mind, and ornament. fimiliar converse with the best His favourite object was divinauthors, he soon became a schol. ity. Prompted to this sublime ar. He took an extensive range study, equally by inclination and in the field of science ; but pass a sense of duty, he made such Vol. HI. No. 3.

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