« PreviousContinue »
Φιλοσοφιαν δε ου την Στωικην λεγω, ουδε την Πλατωνικην, η την Επικουρειου τα
CLEM. ALEX. Strom. Lib. 1.
PRINTED FOR GALE, CURTIS, AND FENNER, PATERNOSTER.ROW.
CONTENTS OF VOL. X.
Berzelius's View of the Progress and present State of Animal Chemistry ;
translated by Dr. Bruunmark
Birt's Brastús and Trophimus
Bridal of Triermain, or the Vale of St. John
Letters to the Rev. Herbert Marsh, in refutation of his opinion that the
Dissenters aim to subvert the Religious Establishment of the Country
Letter of Explanation by Dr. Marsh to a Dissenter and Layman
List of Works recently published
109, 214, 318, 437, 542, 655
Mant's Sermons for Parochial and Domestic Use
Pykes's Triumph of Messiah
Saumarez's Oration before the Medical Society of London
Sanderson's Appeal to the Imperial Parliament on the Claims of the Colony
Selection from the Gentleman's Mag zine
Select Literary Information
108, 212, 316, 435, 539, 653
Select Remains of Mr. James Meikle,
Serle's Secret Thoughts of a Christian lately departed
Shipwrecks and Disasters at Sea
Sike's Discourse on Parochial Communion
Simeon's Dr. Marsh's Fact
Smith on the Sacrifice of Christ, its Nature, Value, and Efficacy
Stephens's Memoirs of John Horne Tooke
Stoddard's Sketches, Historical and Descriptive of Louisiana
Styles's Sermons on Various Subjects
Thorp's Catholic Emancipation : an Inquiry into the Principles of the Sup- ;
porters of the Catholic Claims
Thorp's Catholic Emancipation-Substance of an intended Speech
Thurlow's, Lord, Poems on several occasions
Tomline's Charge delivered to the Clergy of the Diocese of Lincoln
Townsend's Character of Moses established for veracity as the Historian
of Events from the Creation to the Deluge
Tytler's Essay on the Principles of Translation
FOR JULY, 1813.
Art. I. An Appeal to the Imperial Parliament upon the Claims of the
ceded Colony of Trinidad, to be governed by a Legislature and Judicature ; founded on Principles sanctioned by Colonial Prece. dents and long Usage, with Observations thereon, intimately connected with the Political and Civil Interests of all the British West India Colonies. By John Sanderson, Esq. Barrister at Law. 8vo.
Richardson. 1813. THE Island of Trinidad is a spot which a painter might se
lect as the scene of inexhaustible beauties, where a naturalist would find the subject of endless admiration, and which a politician, ignorant of its history, might mark out as the probable centre of some future commercial empire.
Whatever might be the surmises of a mere speculative philosopher, as to the future destiny of this great country, its present history tells of nothing but wretchedness, confusion, and bad government. In the year 1782, M. de Chacon, at that time the Spanish Governor of this colony, in order to supply the deficiency which then existed in the number of settlers, was induced to issue a proclamation, holding out a full indemnity and protection against the claims of their creditors, as a boon to all who would reside within the limits of his government. The object of those by whom this flagrant violation of the law of nations wis concerted, appears to have been fully answered. From all the neighbouring European settlements, crowds of insolvent debtors poured into this asylum, and there received grants of lands which could not, by any judicial process, he brought to sale for the satisfaction of the demands of their prior creditors. He must have been sanguine indeed, who could have expected the social virtues to flourish in a population so constituted. Even the West Indians (who have not the reputation of being more fastidious than the rest of mankind in the selection VOL. X.