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If these agree, and Nie perfift
To answer all your love with hate,
And let her sigh when 'is too late.
Nor ea's cho' hunger crave,
And's laugh'd at by the lave.
High shall he stand in fame,
Wha's faithfu':0 his duty,
And crown his night wi' beauty.
1. Joseph Sterling. 8vo. 2 s. tewed. Robiofon. 1781.
The name of the gallant Chevalier Bavard itands bighiy distinguilhed in French hittory, for a lofiy inilitary spirit, Itrongly tinctured with the principles of chivalry. His whole life being pentin fields of slaughter, the events of it are peculiarly adapted to military readers ; and they are here brought together, in a concise forin, prefaced with an account of the principles and usages of chat romantic institucion by which the heroism of his age was segulated. Art. 25. An Ejay on Female Education : Containing an Aca
count of the present S:ate of the Boarding cbools for young Ladies in England; in which the Errors are pointed out, and a Plan laid down for a complete Reformation, on a Principle never before at:empted. By George Hawkins, Eig; Author of the Royal Leto, ter Writer. Sinall 8vo. i s. 6d. Wilkie. 1781.
The education of young females in boʻrding schools, is a subject that affords ample room the discussion, and several pertinent remarks on obvious circumstances, are to be found in this Efay; buticis neverthelesi, on the wholc, a Loolely written, flimsy periorinance. N.
LA w. Art. 26. Reports of Cases adjudged in the Court of King's Bench : Since the Time oi Linu Manstelu's coming to prelide in it, by Sir
James Burrow, Folio. Vol. V. 155. bound. Brooke.
This venerable Reporter, in a postscript to the present volume, announces to the Public his determination to retire; and to take Ho.' Hh 4
race's hint, as he informs us in the language of Horace, folvere se. nescentem equum, “ to loose his aged courser from the car.”-la other words (more homely perhaps, but more characteristic), he has resolved to lay aside his pen, now almost worn to the pith in the dull duty of a Reporter.
The first volume of these Reports commenced with Michaelmas Term 1756, the Term in which Lord Mansfield took his seat at the head of the law. The fifth, which is now published, ends with Hi. lary Term, 1772.
Having attended this great Luminary on his course for so long a time, the humble Satellite is at length grown weary. Advancing years and infirmities are gathering taft upon him, and urge him to retire. His retreat is honourable, and may he enjoy it long!
The character of these Reports, as well as that of the noble Chief Justice, whose decisions they help to record, is too well known to make any particular mention of them necessary. It is the high reputation of the learned Judge that can alone insure a long and lasting reception to the voluminous labours of his Reporter, though the latter may seem to give a durability, which in effect they owe to the former : like a column designed to perpetuate the fame of some illuitrious action, or monuments erected to preserve the memory of great poets, which, after a length of time, are indebted to the names they ccle. brate, if they become objects either of curiofity or veneration. We may accordingly apostrophize the elaborate work before us in the words of an ancient epitaph:
" When thy ruins Mall disclaim
In this volume are collected all the printed works of the late Dr. Fothergill, the acknowledged value of which, will doubtless render it an acceptable addition to the medical library. As moft of the papers have been poticed by us as they appeared, it is enough for us merely to announce them in their collected state. Of the medical ones, almost all of them, except the Inaugural Thefis, and the Treatise on the Putrid Sore Throat, were published in that excellent collection, the London Niedical Objervations and Inquiries. Some, relative to na:ural philosophy and history, appeared in the Philosophie cal Transactions. Of the two elegant biographical pieces, on Mr. Peter Collinson, and Dr. Alexander Ruffell, the latter was never published, but a few copies only were printed for presents to the writer's friends.
* The life of Dr. Fothergill, prefixed, contains little information but what has been derived from Dr. Hird's pamphlet, and some lete ters in the Gentleman's Magazine.
* Author of Philosophical Ofervations on the Senjes, &c.; noticed with approbation in the Seventh Article of our Review for jan. 1780.
Art. 28. Medicinæ Praxeos Systema, ex Academicæ Edinbur
genu Difputationibus Inauguralibus præcipuè depromptum, et fecundum Naturæ ordinem digeftum. Curante Carolo Webiter, M. D. &c. &c. Tomus III. 8vo. 2 s. 6 d. Boards. Gordon and Murray, Edinburgh ; Dilly, London. 1781.
This third volume of Dr. Webiter's Collection of Medical Theses, contains those relative to the several orders Morbi Hydropici; Morbi Anomali; Morbi Locales; Morbi Milliebres; et Morbi Infantiles, The writers from whom they are taken are as follows: De Hydrope; Bennet, Scott, and Vize. De Hydrocephalo Interno; Quin. De Scorbuto; Brereton. De Scrophula; Weltrop. De Rachitide ; Moore. De Ulcufculis Venereis; White. De Lues Venereæ ftadio confirmato ;Walih. De Scirrbo & Carcinomate ; Hopkins. De Morbis Cutaneis; Dimsdale. De letero ; Willis, De Calculo Renum Vehicæ ; Lanphier. De Ischuria Veficali; Buck. De Vermibus Inteftinorum; Broughton. De Venenis; Logan. De Amaurof. De Auditu Difficili & Surditate. De AmenorrhuaDe Leucorrhæa; Keating. De Abor. tu; Waite. De quibusdam Puerperarum Morbis ; Gibbons. De Febre Puerperali ; Slaughter. De Morbis Infantium; Logan.
A Art. 29. Every man his own Farrier ; being a Collection of Vaa
luable and Efi:acious Receipts for most Disorders incident 10 Horfes, carefully collected and applied with repeated Success for upwards of fifty Years past. By Sir Paulet Si. John, Bart. of Farley; Hants.“ 12 mo. 2 s. 6 d. Crowder. 1780.
We are sorry that so noble and serviceable an animal as the horse, has not met with a better farrier than the present baronet, who however says, or is made to say, in a formal address to the Public, that • whoever has attended to the means pursued by the greatest part of • the pretenders to farriery, must have had sufficient cause to lament
their great want of skill, discernment, and instruction : for these,
as well as the owners of horses, is this valuable collection of re• ceipts made public.'
We differ greatly in opinion from this addrefer, with respect to the value of these receipts. We scarce remember to have met with so absurd a farrago.
Thelyphthora, to a Friend, on the Subjects of Marriage and Po.
This Writer treats the subject with some degree of humour as well as argument: though we do not encirely approve of his frequent allu. fions to Scripture, in the lighter parts of his letters. The title thews our Author's propensity to use in a ludicrous sense, what was originally spoken in a serious one. We should not readily have guefied at the meaning of Martin's Hobby hrughed,' if the motto, taken from the cth chapter of the Book of Joinua, had not explained it. " And the Lord said unto Joshua, Thou thalt bough their horses, &c." As a specimen of this Writer's skill in the manajement of me. taphors and allofions, the following quotation may sufiice. "The grand querlion to be tried in reality i., whecher Thelyphthora is one grand fophism or not. That it is Martin's Hobby is well kaown :
and these I take to be his four legs: That marriage is a part of and be. longs to the Moral Law, I Mall call the near foot before ; that rothing is edential to marriage, befide the one single Act of union, is the fore. foot on the off lide ; the hind leg on the off-Gde is the Chapter of Polygamy, wherein is pleaded its lawfulness; and che Unlawiuineis of Divorce, the near-leg buhind.' le think, however, ihat this Wriier bath not managed his legs well. We have the vanity to think that we could have disposed of them with more iddiess. Lco the chapte:s change legs, and the joke will be improved. Let the one fingle Axt' be configned to the near-foot before :' and let Divorce stand only on the hind leg of the off: Ade.
Bodoh Art. 31. Whispers for the Ear of the Author of Thelyphthora, in
favour of Riajin, and Religion, asperjed through thai Work. 810. 29. 6 d. Payne. 1781.
These whispers are so confused and indiflinct, that we can only catch their nisaning by balves; which is more provoking than not carching it at ail. From Mr. Madan's cars and we congratulare him that he hath any), we passed by an ealy grada:ion to those eyes, which are so constructed as to be only able to bear that “dim ray of lighe” which, as Mr. Pope observes in his 4th Book of the Dunciad, gives an equivocal illumination to the skirts of darkness, and _" haifa thews, half veils a deep intent.” Art. 32. Observations on the Nature, Coules, and Cure of Me
lonchely, especially of what is commonly called Religicus Melancholy. By Benjamin Fawcett, A. M. 8vo. Is. Buckland. 1785.
This little tract appears to have been written with the most pious and bcuevolent intentions; but some of the initances of rapid and almost instantaneous transition from the very depth of despondency, to the higheit exultations of joy and assurance, by the power of another's prayers, favour more of enthujalm than sober truth; and can only one edify the most ignorant retainers to the Tabernacle, &c. &c. &c. Art. 33. The general Doctrine of Toleration applied to the par
ticular Case of free Communion. By Robert Robinson. Svo6 d.
The more rigid part of the Baprifs refuse the admision of all, wich. • 'out exceprion, to their communion, who were never baptised by im.
merfion in their adult years. They consder the latter as an indir. penfble pre-requifite to the receiving of the Lord's Supper. Oihers of that feet are of a more candid way .of thinking, and do not deem their own mode of baptif.n esencial to communion. Among the latter is the Writer of the present painphler. He considers the controversy in its origin, in the reign or Charles I. through the more állulrious periods of its progress, down to the presenc day. It began, i seems, in the church of Mr. Lathorp; which was afterwards divided into three parts, over which prefided Mr. Cande, Mr. Barebone, and Mr. Jeslev. The controversy afterwards engaged the attention of Mr. Spillbury and Mr. Kiwn. The latter, in conjunction with Mr. Paul, warmiy opposed tis. Jon Dunyan, who was for free communion: and in the rage of dispute, chcie renowned controvertits tell the honest tinker, that “ his conclusion was devilish top-full of ignorance and prejuvicu,” John, however, was not to be laughed or abuled ou: of his corcizion; he was determined that it should abide by him “iii the mois grew upon his eyebrows." Since this time,
! the controversy bath sometimes subsided, and other times risen into conliderable warmth. The celebrated Dr. James Foster, warmly pleaded the cause of mixed communion. The Rev. Mr. C. Bulkley and others supported the Doctor's side of the queliion; and the Rev. Grantham Killingworth, and others, maintained the contrary opinion. LO 177, the question was started again ; and the doctrine of mixed communion was affirmed by the Rev. M-firs. Turner of Abington, Ryland of Northampton, and Brown of Kettering; and denied by the Rev. Metrs Turner of Biriningham, Booth of London, Butterfield of Toorn and several more.'
The lall, hut no the leat, in this con:roversy, is the Rev. Mr. Robere Robi foo of Cambridge:-and with him may i: end! Art. 34. The Signs of the Times : or a System of true Politics;
humbiy addrelled to all his Majesty's Subjects. By James Illing
worth.' D.D. Lecturer of Si, Alphage, London Wall. 8vo. - 18. 6 d. Donaldin, St. Paul's Churin-Yard, &c. 1981.
Among many disagreeable appearances of the signs of the times, the spiris of reviling, judging, and condemning adminiilration is noć the lealt. This i one of the crying fins of the nation - p. 24. It is incompatible with the character of a Christian, and inconsistent with the duty, as well as the interefts of British subjects, to speak evil of their King as supreme, or of their governors appointed under him, to affiit him in the government of his people, and in the great and important work of managing and conducting public affairs, for the good of the whole body politic. “ For they are God's ministers *.” Lawn fleeves for Dr. Illingworth!
* Rom. xiii. 6.
S E R M O N S. I. Preached December 3114, 1730, at the New Meeting in Birming
ham, un undertaking the Paito-al Oface in that Piace. By Joseph Priestley, LL. D. F.R.S. 8vo.. is. Johnson. 1781.
This discourse is published at the parcicular defire of the Society to which it was preached, as we learn from a very handsome Letter, conZaining their request, which is prefixed. The subject is, the End and Ule of Christian Societies, with the Duties of the several llembers of them. Having observed that Christians are in greater daager of affimilating with the world in times of peace and tranquillity, than in times of opposition and perfecution, Dr. Priestley goes on, 'Now the use of Christian Societies is, to counteract the influence of the world around us, to keep up the idea of ous being separate from the world, and of the importance of being upon our guard against the inicüion of it.' The means by which this end is answered are, public instruction, joint devotion, and particular admonition, for each of which the best provifion was made in the conditution of the primitive churches.
With respect to the duties of the several members of Christian Societies, the Doctor observes, that besides those which respect their own improvement and edification, there are others which are incumbent upon them, as bearing a relation 10, and part of, the whole Chrißian church. Among these he particularly inafis upon the duty