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REVIEW OF MR. MILNER'S MISTORY OF quences, in other parts of his work.
(p. 5 and 53.) THE CHURCH OF CHRIST.
2. Our censure of Mr. Milner for AGREEABLY to our promise we have having failed to give a luminous view revised our review of Mr. Milner's of the ecclesiastical history of the fourinstructive History of the Church of teenth century, (Christ. Obser. Vol. Christ, and we take the earliest op- II. p. 677,) is certainly inapplicable. portunity of acknowledging the er- It would not have been consistent sors into which we have lalien... with the peculiar plan of his work to
1. In statins (Christ. Obser. Vol. II. have cione so. p. 611) that Jir. Milner had omitted, S. The charge of fatalism preferred when speaking of the condemination against Wicklitle (Christ. Ob er. Volo of pluralities by the Fourth Lateran II. p. 679) stands, as we now think, Council (p. 42), to advert to the ef- on insufficient evidence. And Mr. fects of the non obstante clause in ren- Miner's quotations from the writings dering void the salutary provisions of of that reformer (Appendix, p. 23,) the council, we ought to have no certainly seem to lead to a contrary ticed that he had distinctly mentioned conclusion. that clause, with its injurious conse
LITERARY AND PHILOSOPHICAL INTELLIGENCE,
In the press, and shortly will be pubMR. ARTHUR YOUNG is about to publish lished, a volume of Serinons, chiefly de a fifth edition, corrected to the present signed to elucidate some of the leading time, of his farmer's Calendar, which is to doctrines of the Gospel, by the Rev. Ed. include the modern improvements in agri- WARD COOPEP, Rector of Hamstall Red. culture.
ware, St ffordshire. Major RENNEL has been recently em Amount of Bank of England Notes of ployed in comparing the Geography of £.5. each, and upwards, including Bank Scripture with his own local observations, Post-bills, payable seven days after sight, which have fully established its accnracy. in circulation It is to be hoped, that the public will soon On the 1st of June, 1803, £.12,847,540 receive tbe benefit of this important inves
1st of August, 1803, 13,013,180 tigation.
Ist of October, 1803, 12,570,500 The Second Volume of BARROW's Travels 25th of Nov. 1807, ...... 13,520,690 into the Intering af Southern Africa, will be Amount of Bank of England Notes of soon published. In this vulame the author £.2 and 2.1. each. folly discusses the political importance of On the 1st. of June, 1803, £.3,253,600 the Cape of Good Hope as a military, na · 1st. of August, 1603, 3,721,330 ral, and commercial station.
1st. of October, 1803, 4,052,010 Mr. Barrow is also about to bring for
25th, of Nov. 1803, ...... 4,429,240 ward the Account of his Travels in China, During the course of the year 1809, hitherto delayed by the duties of his public about twenty-three inches of rain fell in situation at the Cape of Good Hope, and the neighbourhood of London, and about by the several journeys which he perform- twenty-seven inches in the north of Enged, by order of government, from the set- land. tement into the interior.
A large collection of books in the ChiAu edition of Herodotus, in 7 vols, 12mo. nese language has lately been imported for is printing at Edinburgh, under the care sale by Dr. MENTUCCI, and may be seen of Mr. Porson; where also a new edition at that gentleman's house at Pancras. o Thucydides is proceeding, uniform with The trustees of the British Museum Porson's Herodotus, superintended by the bave succeeded in purchasing DR. COMBE's Rev. Mr. ELMSLEY.,
collection of early English Bibles, said An Essay on Drunkenness, and its ef to be the most complete in the kingdom. fects on the human body, by Dr. TROT. SIR JOHN SINCLAIR recommends feed, TER of Newcastle, is in the press. The ing calves with bay-tea as a cheap plan, subjeet is treated in a scientific form. and as a means of saving milk for other
Ma. W HTEL Y has in the press a work purposes. In order to make this tea, take entitled, An improved Method of treating one pound of red clover bay, well got in, Strictures in the Urethra.
and six quarts clear spring water, boil them together till reduced to four quarts, fifty-two years, six children, income ..30.: then take out the hay, mix a pound of the other four, in England, are the Rer. barley, oat, or bean meal in a little water, Cornelius Cooper, of Powick, in Worces. put it into the pot and keep it stirring till tershire,-aged forty-three years, nine chilthickened; when cool, give it to the calf, dren, income £.60.; the Rev. James Maradding as much whey as will make a suffi. shall, of Ireby, Cumberland, aged fifty, cient meal.
ten children, income £.25.; the Rev. · The Bedfordian Gold Medal will be pre- Joseph Rooke, of Barmby on the Marsh, sented to the author who shall, before next Yorkshire, aged thirty-six years, four chilNovember, produce the best essay, found- dren, income£.20.; the Rev. Joseph Rogers, ed on experiment, on the nature, proper- of Caldbeck, in Cumberland, aged fortyties, preparation, and application of ma- seven years, eight children, income 2.40. Dures.
The Society for the Support and EncouOf Mr. Stock's annual donation of ten ragement of Sunday Schools in England and pounds each, to ten poor curates of the Wales have lately published their half yearChurch of England, the following distri- ly report, by which it appears that during butions have been made in Wales :- the preceding half year they had added the Reverend Maurice Anwyl, of Towyn, fifty-one schools to the number patronised Merionethshire, aged fifty years, five by them, and that since the commencechildren, income £.35.; the Reverend ment of their institution in 1785 they bad David Davies, of Llanthoysaint, Carmar- afforded aid to two thousand two hundred thenshire, aged forty-seven years, seven and thirty-two schools, containing two children, income £.20.; the Rev. Howell hundred thousand seven hundred and eighDavies, of Pancheston, Pembrokeshire, ty-seven scholars, for whose use they had aged forty-three years, eight children, in- distributed one hundred and eighty-four come £.40.; the Rev. John Hughes, of thousand two hundred and forty-eight Llandrillo, Merionethshire, aged forty-four spelling books, forty-two thousand six years, eight children, income 2.40.; the hundred and eighty testaments, six thouRev. John Jones, (blind) of Llanishen, sand five hundred and eighty-three bibles, Glamorganshire, aged seventy-two years, and £.4,112. 6s. 5d. in money. The soeleven children, income £.22. and one in ciety, considering the narrowness of their Monmouthshire, viz. the Rev. Hezekiah funds, appear to have been most extenJones, of St. Brides and Coedkernew, aged sively useful.
SUMMARY OF THE ENUMERATION OF THE INHABITANTS OP GREAT BRITAIN, TAKEN
IN 1801, PURSUANT TO THE POPULATION ACT.
o erdery lo n doni m e
OBSERVATIONS. Ist. The total population of Great Bri- making the whole population of the united tain inust exceed the number of persons kingdom upwards of fifteen millions. specified in the above suminary, inasmuch 3rd. The Islands of Guernsey, Jersey, as there are some parishes from which no Alderney, and Sark, the Scilly Islands, returns have been received
and the Isle of Man, are not comprized in 2nd. The number of houses in Ireland this enumeration. The total population of has been nearly ascertained by the col- these islands has been usually estimated at lection of a Hearth Money tax; and there, about eighty thousand persons. from it has been computed, that the popu- The population of London is stated to lation of that part of the united kingdom be eight hundred and sixty-four thousand somewhat exceeds four millions of persous, eight hundred and forty-five.
SUMMARY OF TIIE POPULATION OF THE SEVERAL COUNTIES IN ENGLAND.
North Riding ..
SUMMARY OF THE POPULATION OF THE SEVERAL COUNTIES IN WALES.
SUMMARY OF THE POPULATION OF THE SEVERAL COUNTIES IN SCOTLAND.
OBSERVATIONS. No returns have been received from the united parish of Kilfinchen and Kilvicuen, from the parish of Tyree, and from the Islands of Rum, Canna, and Muck, in Argyleshire; from the united parish of Kirkmichael and Cullicudden, and the parish of Risolis in Cromaityshire; and from the parish of Dalserf in Lanarkshire. The population of these places is estimated to exceed the number of eight thousand six hundred and ninety persons. FRANCE.
on the 8th of last September. One of the
stones, which resembles those used in parProfessor PROUST has discovered a new ing, and is about a foot in circumference, but very dangerous fulminating powder, has been presented to the National Instiwhich is a mixture of oxigenated muriate
tute, and by that body deposited in the with arsenic: it takes fire with the rapidi
Museum of Natural History. The stone tv of lightning, and he thinks it would be bas a fetid smell, resembling sour milk, very dangerous to attempt to make any and when struck with steel it yields a few use of it. “ If," (says he), "two long sparks. trains be made on a table, one of gunpowy.
GERMANY. der, and the other of this mixture, and A decree has lately been issued at Vithey be in contact with each other at one enna, that, in case of the death of any perend, so as to be fired at the same instant, son possessing a library, such library shall you will see with surprise that one appears be sealed up, and one of the licensers sent like a Aash of lightning, while the other to examine the contents, and take away all seems to burn with extreme slowness." prohibited books found therein.
Another shower of stones is said to have It has likewise been ordered that all fallen with a tremendous noise, in France, books published by permission of the lieensen under the reign of Joseph II. shall but that such of them, however, as conbe subjected to another revision. The tained Socinian doctrines or principles, or board erected for that purpose has begun attacks against the Roman Catholic relitheir work by prohibiting all the editions of gion, its ecclesiastical and hierarchial conthe works of Voltaire, Rousseau, and Hel- stitution, its discipline and ceremonies, vetius. His Imperial Majesty has like should be prohibited generally, and con. wise decreed that the religious books of sequently even the Protestant subjects of the Protestants should not be considered the Austrian dominions debarred from the as belonging to the class to be prohibited; use of them.
AMERICA. RETURN OF THE POPULATION OF THE UNITED STATES, IN THE YEAR 1801, TAKEN
PURSUANT TO AN ACT OF CONGRESS, PASSED 28TH FEBRUARY, 1800.
LIST OF NEW PUBLICATIONS.
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