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are regularly added to the annual the English school owes much of million.
its celebrity, and the arts, much of The ambition of the Empress of their present distinction, had them Ruslia, has been of late the fubject copicd, and transferred from the of much fatire and odium ; but canvas, to the copper, by the first whatever may be said of her poli- artists in this country. A set of tical principles, her extensive pa-proof prints his Lordship transmic tronage of the arts, and encourage-ted to the Empress; and, in rement of genius, has perhaps not turn, she sent him a gold bux, been equalled by any monarch, which does as much honour to the even of more civilized nations. taste of this newly civilized pco With all her faults, she has an un-ple, as to the munificence of their doubted claim to the character of Sovereign. Though costly, it is a great sovereign; and, in the an- elegant. The rim is surrounded nals of modern times, her name with pearls, and, in the centre, fet will be recorded among those of round with brilliants, is an enathe higher order. While engaged melled miniature of perseverance, in a most expensive war, and bur- from a painting by Angelica, thened with the care of a great which was fome time ago engrayempire, he seeks for and rewards ed for Messrs. Boydells. These merit in countries distant from her circumstances, added to the subject, own duminions. Often has many frender the compliment morc pecuindividuals of this country expe- liarly appropriate. rienced her liberal munificence, of Dr. Buchan's useful and elegant which the following are some of volume on Domestic medicine, has the latest instances.
been translated intu several lan When Mr. Wedgwood, by tak-guages. A copy in the French ing for his models beautiful Etru-tongue attracted her Imperial MaScan forms, introduced such orna-ljefty's attention. To sew her ments, as banished the absurd and approbation of the work, and give grotesque Chinese figures which fome token of her respect for the formerly disgraced our drawing- talents of the Author, the Great rooms, and gave a new turn to Chancellor of Russia, by order of the taste of his country; the Em- the Empress, has lately written a press of Russia was the first foreign letter to the Doctor, expressive of who noticed his exertions, and pa- her high opinion of his book. The tronized his manufacture. letter was accompanied with a fie
When, to the dishonour of Bri- perb medallion of gold, which has tain, and the regret of every ad- on one side à baso relievo of her Mamircr of the fine arts, the Hough-jesty's head, and on the reverse, che ton Gallery of pictures, was luf-| Equestrian Statue of Petex the fered to become the ornaments of Great This flattering testimony another nation, the purchased to the merit of his work, accom them; and that matchless collec- panied with a polite letter, has been tion, which was once an attraction transinitted to the Doctor, by his to foreigners, and an honour to Excellency the Count de WoronEngland, was banished to the cold zow, her Imperial Majesty's Ame and dreary North. Previous to bassador to the British Court. their transportation, the present Notwithstanding the mildness mozf Lord Mayor of London, to whoin the present winter in France and England, there has been a leverer Foulness and Canvey Ifands, have frost in the similar latitudes of likewise received considerable inAmerica, than can be remembered jury; Mr. Harriot's new island is for several years past.
totally gone to sea; and there are All accounts concur in stating three immense breaches in the the increasing wealth and profpe north-west walls of Canvey iland, rity of the American States, which through which the tides ebb and however they do not enjoy with Aow with vast impetuofity. The out alloy or interruption. In a very damage done to the corn lands a. bloody engagement with the Mea- lone, by this extraordinary innunnu Indians, they obtained fome dation, is estimated at 20,0001. kind of victory over these favage A similar disaster happened to the warriors,' by destroying their wig- maritime parts of Efex, about 55 wams and their corn; of the van-years ago. quished only 123 were killed, and The accounts of the capture of 183 of the victors.
Ismael, published by authority at ; Six hundred conviAs from the Petersburgh, state the number of goals of London, besides those from the Turkish garrison at 30,000 other parts of the kingdom, will be men, of whom 20,000 were fain. embarked for Botany Bay, every Such a loss, if true, exceeds that one of which costs this country.300l. (of any garrison in late times, and The vefsels on their return will be is by far more ignominious to the frcighted with goods for the East conquerors than the conquered. India Company, from the coast of The consequences of this capture. Malabar.
fit is generally fupposed, will be The damage done on the west, very advantageous to Russia. and north parts of the coast of El. The whole of Tippeo Saib's sex, by the late spring tides, is im- military forces at present, is reckmenfe. Not one island but has oned at 155,000, most of which severely suffered. Those of Pot- are much fuperior to any troops ten, Wallace, and New England, that have ever been raised, and are totally overpowered : in the disciplined by a native of India. latter, four hundred Theep were His revenues are stated at four swept off by the violence of the sea.linillions Sterling.
Abyssinian thorn, description of, 139 Banana tree, observations on, 204
law proposed fortheir
relief, - - 284
tions on Mangel Wursel, 337 tion of, beneficial effed of, 304
&c. Intelligence refpe&ing, Brodie Jof. his improvement
35, 117, 153, 194, 238, 318 by moveable keels, 113
account of his patriotic exer- the prevalence of error, 293
his letter to the St. Carteret, Lord, short character, 260
Helena Society, 195 | Catalogue of new publications,
of Argyle,. - 4 Cattle, Irish, number imported
Lord Carteret, ib.
-of Zink, - 192 Method of cultivating it, 157
211 making it, • - 264
gence respecting, 35, 110, Chronicle, Historical. Introduc.
tion to, 75, 116, 158, 198,276
state of, - 183 Cochineal, account of the at-
62 Collection of printed papers, a
I proposal for obtaining it, 126
On Compulsory laws respecting of periodical performances, 176
16 Flax, machine for fpinning, 319.
J. . . . . 2231 ancient poem, - *:67
vations on, - 150 tions on, . 184, 221,
of Shakespear, 56, 87, 176, fluids, on, . 37
mith on industry, 244 Goveriment, reflections on, 246
anecdotes of, 1, 45, 121, 163! a manure, effec's of, 297, 298,
political state of Europe, vid.
Hamilton Duke, anecdote of, 5
Hasting's Turnip, account of, 274
on taxes, . - 81
335 | Historical notices of the Moors
211 -Baptisms, marriages, bu-
Inhabitants, division of, 350
-Antiquities, .. 3.55
ensete plant. '
Pelhan, Mo. ffort character
326 Petition and complaint of the
ciety, compared with other Piety, on the importance of the
127 principle of, - 133
on, by M. M. , 261 Lord Gardenitoun, 151, 198,
telligence respecting, 200 Pownal, Captain, late of the
Lapwing, .. . 224 gratz's, ..
- ib. ing the establishment of civil
- 79, 158
2241 - Molybdena, ib.
3271 drama, - III, 149
account of their discoveries
186 view of, o 111, 149
Scoctish Songs, observations
kinds particularised, 339 Seamen, comparison of, of dif. .
Shrowds, new method of mend-