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CRITICAL REVIEW:

OR,

Annals of Literature.

BY

A 'Society of GENTLEMEN.

VOLUME the SIXTY-FIRST.

- Nothing extenuate,
Nor set down aught in malice.

SHAKSPEARE.
Ploravere suis non respondere favorem
Speratum meritis

HOR.

LONDON,
Printed for A. HAMILTON, in Falcon-Court, Fleet-street.

MDCCLXXXVI.

CO N T E N T S.

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70

BHagvet-Geeta; or Dialogues of Kreeshna and Arjoon; translated
D from the original Sanskreet, by Charles Wilkins, page i

Bergmann's Dissertation on Elective Attractions,

Bolton's Filices Britannicæ ; an History of the British proper Ferns,

14

Jac. Dicksou Fasciculus Plantarum Cryptogamicarum Britanniæ, 16-

Heron's Letters of Literature, concluded,

Dr. Blane's Observations on the Diseases incident to Seamen, 26

Dr. Parr's Discourse on Education, and on the Plans pursued in

Charity Schools,

Dean Hamilton's Attempt to prove the Existence and absolute Per-

fection of the supreme unregenerated Being,

A Dissertation on the Poor Laws,

44

Pratt's Miscellanies,

49

Philosophical Tranfactions, Vol. LXXV. Part I. 55,88_Part II. 321

Foreign Articles,

, 59, 139, 308

The Policy of the Tax upon Retailers considered,

66

Speech of George Dallas, Esq. Member of the Committee appointed

at Bengal, for preparing a Petition praying Redress against an

Act of Parliament, &c.

68

Translation of Huntingford's first Collection of Monofrophics, 69

Hayes's Exodus, a Poem, .

The Rolliad. Part the Second,

71

Thomas's (Ann) Poems on various Subjects,

73
Mason's English Garden, A new Edition,

ibid.
Mr. Alves's Poems,

ibid.

Second Thoughts on the present Ministry,

ibid.

The Mutual Deception, a Comedy,

.73

Macaulay's Genius of Ireland, a Masque,

ibid.

Dr. Watts's Hymns and Moral Songs for Children,

Primitive Candour,

ibid.

Letters to a Young Planter; or Observations on the Management

of a Sugar Plantation,

75

Sketch of the Life and Government of Pope Clement XIV. Vol. Ir.

75.-Vol. III.

478

Walker's English Classics abridged,

A Trip to Holland,

Horn's Description and Use of the new-invented Sowing Machine, 47

Genuine Memoirs of Jane Elizabeth Moore,

ibid,

The Rotchfords; or, the Friendly Counsellor,

ibid.

Interesting Memoirs, by a Lady,

78

Twamley's Dairying exemplified,

ibid.

Dr. Truller's Compendiuni of useful Knowledge,

ibid.

Imison's School of Arts,

Hatfell's Precedents of Proceedings in the House of Commond,

Vol. III.

Trial of a Cause between Miss Mellith and Miss Rankin, ibid.

Trial of John Hart, Esq.

ibid.

Narrative of the Lord's Dealings with John Marrant, ibid.

Trial between the Hon. Edward Foley and the Earl of Peterbo-

çough,

80

Historical

В 2

Historical Account of the Settlement and Pofession of Bombay by

the East India Company,

8o.

Two Letters to David Hume, by one of the People called Quakers,

Narrative of the Loss of the Halsewell East Indiaman, ibid.

Miller's various Subjects of Natural History,

Strutt's Biographical Dictionary of Engravers,

Lewis's New Dispensatory. Fitih Edition,

94

The Edinburgh New Dispensatory,

ibid.

Key to the Mystery of the Revelation,

97

Vivian's Book of the Revelation of St. John the Divine explained,

99

Ingram's View of the Events of the Seventh Plague,

103

Williams's Letters concerning Education,

104

Turner's Discourses on several important Subjects of Christianity,

III

Mortimer's Translation of Necker's Treatise on the Administration

of the Finances of France,

113

Dr. Alex. Monro's Structure and Physiology of Fishes explained, 119

Guthrie's New System of Modern Geograplıy. 4to. 34 Edit. 125

Warrington's History of Wales,

Burgoyne's (general) Heiress, a Comedy,

134

Baring's Principles of the Commutation-Act established by Facts, 144

Lord Newhaven's Short Address to the Public, on reducing the Na.

tional Debt and abolishing Home Taxes,

147

Address to the Landed, Trading, and Funded Interests of England,

on the Present State of Public Affairs,

148

'Tis all my Eye,

149

Collection of A&ts paffed in Massachusett's Bay, .

ibid.

Dr. Adair's Medical Cautions,

ibid.

Keith's Sermon on the Character of Jesus Chrift,

151

Symons's Enquiry into the Dehgn of the Chriftian Sabbath, Second
Edition,

ibid.

The Footstep to Mrs. Trimmer's Sacred History,

133

Strictures on Ecclefiaftical Abuses,

153

Essay on the Rewards of Eternity,

ibid.

Webb's Sermons,

ibid.

Bishop of Bangor's Charge to the Clergy of his Diocese, in 1784, ib.

The Romp; a Mufical Entertainment,

The Gamesters, a Novel,

ibid.

The Liberal American,

ibid.

Hayley's Poems and Plays,

ibid.

The Indian Guide,

155

Baverstock's Hydrometrical Observations and Experiments in the

ibid.

Relhan's Floræ Cantabrigienfi Supplementum.,

ibid.

Sheridan's Elements of Engliin,

Hewleti's Introduction to Reading and Spelling,

157

Trimmer's Fabulous Histories deligned for the Initruction of chil-
dren,

ibid.

The Happy Family: or Memoirs of Mr. and Mrs. Norton, ibid.

Tour to Ermenonville,

158

A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue,

ibid.
Pocket Vade Mecum through Monmouththire and Part of South

ibid.

The Trial of Isaac Prescot, Esq.

ibid.

Maubash's Natural Method of Teaching the French Language, ib.

Wales,

The Surveyor's Appointment and Guide,

158

Account of the Forgeries and Frauds of Charles Price,

159

Life of Mr. Charles Price,

160

Correspondence,

160, 320

Dr. Gillies' History of Ancient Greece,

361, 289

Ancient Scottish Poems, never before in Print,

169, 268
Memoirs of the Literary and Philosophical Society at Manchester,

177, 343

Obfervations on “ Thoughts on Executive Justice,"

Philosophical, Historical, and Moral Eifay on Old Mails, : 189

Animadversiones Philologicæ in nonnulla Corani Loca. Edidit R.

Antonius Vieyra, LL. B,

198

Hainilton's Letters concerning the Northern Coast of the County

of Antrim,

204

A Poerical Sketch of the Revolutions that have happened in the

Natural History of our Planet,

211

A Philofophical Dictionary,

2r3

The Recess; or, a Tale of other Times,

214

Churton's Sermons at Barnpton's Lectures,

218

Kirkpatrick's Sermons on various Subjects,

22E

The Strangers at Home; a Comic Opera,

223

Fraser's Certain Arrangements in Civil Policy, necessary for the far-
ther Improvement of Husbandry, &c.

ibid.

The Present State of Great Britain con Gidered,

226

Leters from the Right Hon. W-- E-- on the late political
Arrangement,

ibid.
Letter to the Earl of Carline from the Right Hon. William Eden,
on the subject of the late Arrangement,

ibid.
Thoughts upon a Bill for regulating the Import and Export of
Corn,

ibid.

Barfoot's Two Letters to the Right Hon. William Pitt for obtain-

ing an equal System of Taxation, &c.

237

Liberal Opinions on Taxation and a new System of Funding, ibid.

Letter from Warren Hastings, Elq. dated Feb. 21, 1784, ibid.
Letter from Warren Hastings, Esq. dated Lucknow, April 30, 1784.

ibid.

Advice to Lord Lieutenants of Counties,

228

Fall's Observations on the Report of the Cominictee appointed to
enquire into the State of the British Fishery,

ibid.

Renwick's Second Address to Parliament,

ibid.

Grant's Sermons on several Subjects,

ibid.

Pierson's Sermon, at York, for the Benefit of the Lunatic Asylumi,

229

Moore's Sermon, at Rochester, on the Introduction of Sunday
Schools,

ibid.

Bayley's Sermon, on Trinity Sunday, at Hayfield, Derbyshire, 230

The Scripture Doctrine of a Trinity vindicated,

The Swedenborgian Doctrine of a Trinity considered,

ibid.

Pilling's Caveat to the Catholics of Worcester,

230

Trotter's Observations on the Seurvy,

ibida
Pindar's Poetical and Congratulatory Epistle to James Boswell, Elq.

232

Walbeck's Socrates and Xantippe: a burlesque Tale,

233

Rhodes's Dunltan Park; or an Evening Walk. A Poem,

The Errors of Innocence. A Novel;

ibid.

Fanny. A Novel,

Edwin and Anna, a Northumbrian Tale,

ibid.

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