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this novelty of career, we add the extraordinary life and activity resulting from our rapid growth, and the earnestness of competition, which will spring from it, we have reason to predict that our country will make a call on the efforts of her sons, such as has scarce ever been felt in any other region. It will ere long, if it does not already, demand an enterprise, an energy, a courage, a manliness of character from its children, proportioned, not merely to the extent of its territories, but to the indefinitely increasing numbers of its think. ing, reasoning, voting men. The old specifics for strong government, the sword and the axe, will be here of no avail: and those who administer our affairs will be required to bring to their duty a singleness and a disinterestedness of purpose, as well as a power and skill, not called for from the inmates of the luxurious cabinets of Europe. What will be the character of the next age in this country is to be decided, not by prescriptions descending from the former, but by the direction, which may be taken by twice as many active minds as now exist in the country, influencing, modifying, and balancing each other. We are much in the wrong if the effect of this state of things be not, to give new importance in education, to the study of human nature and to the arts more immediately exercised in social intercourse, and to throw into the shade the merely speculative and learned acquisitions.



The thoughts are strange, which crowd into my brain,
While I look upward to thee. It would seem
As if God poured thee from his hollow hand,
And hung his bow upon thy awful front,
And spoke in that loud voice which seemed to him

Who dwelt in Patmos for his Saviour's sake,
The sound of many waters; and thy flood
Had bidden chronicle the ages back,
And notch his centuries in the eternal rocks.
Deep calleth unto deep. And what are we,
Who hear this awful questioning; O what
Are all the stirring notes that ever rang
From war's vain trumpet, by thy thundering side!
Yea, what is all the riot man can make
In his short life, to thy unceasing roar!
And yet, bold babbler, what art thou to Him
Who drowned a world, and heaped the waters far
Above its loftiest mountains? A light wave,
That breaks and whispers of its Maker's might.


Notwithstanding the number of people, who constantly visit Niagara from all parts of the country, yet there are, with whom it is matter of some doubt, whether a man may go beneath the falls, and live. Many, when they look upon this scene, are overcome with terror and cannot approach it. Others, of firmer nerves, venture into the ancillary droppings of this queen of waters, and, confounded by the noise, wind, and spray, and still more by their own imagination, scramble into daylight, fully persuaded'they could not have lived there a moment longer.

confidence. The scene itself is dreadful farther, and the light of the sun no longer
enough, and its natural terrors, if armed shone upon us. There was a grave-like
with the persuasion that our design cannot twilight, which enabled us to see our way,
be accomplished, will inevitably defeat it. when the irregular blasts of wind drove the
It is a general impression, that, to go un- water from us; but most of the time it was
der the falls, we must walk upon the level, blown upon us from the sheet with such
where they spend their fury, and within fury that every drop seemed a sting, and
arm's length of the torrent; but it is not in such quantities that the weight was al-
so; our path lies upon the top of a bank at most insupportable. My situation was dis-
least thirty feet above the bottom of the tracting; it grew darker at every step, and
abyss, and as far in a horizontal line from in addition to the general tremor with
the course of the falls, and close under the which every thing in the neighbourhood of
immense rock which supports them. This Niagara is shuddering, I could feel the
bank overhangs us, as one side of an irreg- shreds and splinters of the rock yield as I
ular arch, of which the corresponding side seized them for support, and my feet were
is formed by the sheet of water; and thus, continually slipping upon the slimy stones.
instead of groping our way at the foot of a I was obliged, more than once, to have re-
narrow passage, we stand mounted in a stu- course to the prescription of the guide to
pendous cavern.
cure my giddiness, and though I would have
given the world to retrace my steps, I felt
myself following his darkened figure, van-
ishing before me, as the maniac, faithful to
the phantoms of his illusion, pursues it to
his doom. All my faculties of terror seem-
ed strained to their extreme, and my mind
lost all sensation, except the sole idea of
an universal, prodigious, and unbroken mo-

On a fine morning in August last, soon after sunrise, I set out with a friend and a guide to visit this sublime scene. The first thing to be done, after descending the tower of steps, is to strip ourselves of all clothing, except a single covering of linen, and a silk handkerchief tied tight over the ears. This costume, with the addition of a pair of pumps, is the court-dress of the palace of Niagara.

We passed about fifty rods under the Table rock, beneath whose brow and crumbling sides we could not stop to shudder, our minds were at once so excited and oppressed, as we approached that eternal gateway, which nature has built of the motionless rock and the rushing torrent, as a fitting entrance to her most awful magnificence. We turned a jutting corner of the rock, and the chasm yawned upon us. The noise of the cataract was most deafening; its headlong grandeur rolled from the very skies; we were drenched by the overflowings of the stream; our breath was checked by the violence of the wind, which for a moment scattered away the clouds of spray, when a full view of the torrent, raining down its diamonds in infinite profusion, opened upon us. Nothing could equal the flashing brilliancy of the spectacle. The weight of the falling waters made the very rock beneath us tremble, and from the cavern that received them issued a roar, as if the confined spirits of all who had ever been drowned, joined in an united scream for help! Here we stood,-in the very jaws of Niagara, deafened by an uproar, whose tremendous din seemed to fall upon the ear in tangible and ceaseless strokes, and surrounded by an unimaginable and oppressive grandeur. My mind recoiled from the immensity of the tumbling tide; and thought of time and of eternity, and felt that nothing but its own immortality could rise against the force of such an element.

The guide now stopped to take breath. He told us, by hollooing in our ears at the top of his voice, “that we must turn our heads away from the spray when it blew against us, draw the hand downwards over the face if we felt giddy, and not rely too much on the loose pieces of rock." With But effectually to achieve this perform- these instructions he began to conduct us, ance, it is only necessary that we have one by one, beneath the sheet. A few steps

Although the noise exceeded by far the extravagance of my anticipation, I was in some degree prepared for this. I expected too, the loss of breath from the compression of the air, though not the suffocation of the spray; but the wind, the violence of the wind exceeding, as I thought, in swiftness and power the most desolating hurricane-how came the wind there? There, too, in such violence and variety, as if it were the cave of Eolus in rebellion. One would think that the river above, fearful of the precipice to which it was rushing, in the folly of its desperation, had seized with giant arms upon the upper air, and in its half-way course abandoned it in agony.

We now came opposite a part of the sheet, which was thinner, and of course lighter. The guide stopped, and pointed upwards; I looked-and beheld the sun, "shorn of his beams" indeed, and so quenched with the multitudinous waves, that his faint rays shed but a pale and silvery hue upon the cragged and ever humid walls of the cavern.

Nothing can be looked at steadily beneath Niagara. The hand must constantly guard the eyes against the showers which are forced from the main body of the fall, and the head must be constantly averted from a steady position, to escape the sudden and vehement blasts of wind. One is constantly exposed to the sudden rising of the spray, which bursts up like smoke from a furnace, till it fills the whole cavern, and then, condensed with the rapidity of steam, is precipitated in rain; in addition to which, there is no support but flakes of the rock, which are constantly dropping off; and nothing to stand upon but a bank of loose stones covered with innumerable eels.

Still there are moments when the eye, at one glance, can catch a glimpse of this magnificent saloon. On one side the enormouse ribs of the precipice arch themselves



And, when the shadows of twilight came,
I have seen the hyena's eyes of flame,
And heard at my side his stealthy tread,
But aye at my shout the savage fled;
And I threw the lighted brand, to fright
The jackal and wolf that yelled in the night.

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'Blow, blow ye winds, and waft us far from Xeres' glorious plain,

Then be ye calm, while I pronounce a Moor's curse on Spain.

"Thou did'st bow, Spain, for ages, beneath a Moorish yoke,

And save Asturia's mountain sons, there were none to strike a stroke;

On mountain top and lowland plain, thy fate was still the same,

Thy soldiers drew dull scymitars, and the crescent


But I hoped that the cottage roof would be
And that while they ripened to manhood fast,
A safe retreat for my sons and me;
They should wean my thoughts from the woes of "The days, which saw our martial deeds, are fled

with Gothic grandeur more than one hun-| Yet feared to alight on the guarded ground.
dred feet above our heads, with a rotten-
ness more threatening than the waters un-
der which they groan. From their summit
is projected, with incalculable intensity, a
silvery flood, in which the sun seems to
dance like a fire-fly. Beneath, is a chasm
Ye were foully murdered, my hapless sons,
of death; an anvil, upon which the ham-By the hands of wicked and cruel ones;
mers of the cataract beat with unsparing Ye fell, in your fresh and blooming prime,
and remorseless might; an abyss of wrath, All innocent, for your father's crime.
where the heaviest damnation might find He sinned-but he paid the price of his guilt
When his blood by a nameless hand was spilt;
new torment, and howl unheard.
We had now penetrated to the inmost When he strove with the heathen host in vain,
And fell with the flower of his people slain,
A pillar of the precipice juts di- And the sceptre his children's hands should sway
rectly out into the sheet, and beyond it no From his injured lineage passed way.
human foot can step, but to immediate an-
nihilation. The distance from the edge of
the falls, to the rock which arrests our pro-
gress, is said to be forty-five feet, but I do
not think this has ever been accurately as-
certained. The arch under which we pass-
ed, is evidently undergoing a rapid decay
at the bottom, while the top, unwasted, juts
out like the leaf of a table. Consequently
a fall must happen, and, judging from its ap-
pearance, may be expected every day; and
this is probably the only real danger in
going beneath the sheet. We passed to
our temporary home, through the valley
which skirts the upper stream, among gilded
clouds and rainbows and wild flowers, and
felt that we had experienced a consumma-
tion of curiosity; that we had looked upon
that, than which earth could offer nothing
to the eye or heart of man more awful or
more magnificent.



O. W.

And he delivered them into the hands of the Gibeonites, and they hanged them in the hill before the Lord; and they fell all seven together, and were put to death in the days of harvest, in the first days, in the beginning of barley-harvest.

And Rizpah, the daughter of Aiah, took sackcloth,
and spread it for her upon the rock, from the begin-
ning of harvest until the water dropped upon them
out of heaven, and suffered neither the birds of the
air to rest on them by day, nor the beasts of the
field by night.
2 Samuel, xxi. 9, 10.

Hear what the desolate Rizpah said,
As on Gibeah's rocks she watched the dead.
The sons of Michel before her lay,

And her own fair children, dearer than they :
By a death of shame they all had died,
And were stretched on the bare rock, side by side.
And Rizpah, once the loveliest of all

That bloomed and smiled in the court of Saul,
`All wasted with watching and famine now,
And scorched by the sun her haggard brow,
Sat, mournfully guarding their corpses there,
And murmured a strange and solemn air;
The low, heart-broken, and wailing strain
Of a mother that mourns her children slain.

I have made the crags my home, and spread
On their desert backs my sackcloth bed;
I have eaten the bitter herb of the rocks,
And drank the midnight dew in my locks;
I have wept till I could not weep, and the pain
Of my burning eyeballs went to my brain."
Seven blackened corpses before me lie,
In the blaze of the sun and the winds of the sky.
I have watched them through the burning day,
And driven the vulture and raven away;
And the cormorant wheeled in circles round,

the past.

And my bosom swelled with a mother's pride,
As they stood in their beauty and strength by my
Tall like their sire, with the princely grace
of his stately form, and the bloom of his face.


Oh, what an hour for a mother's heart,
When the pitiless ruffians tore us apart!
When I clasped their knees and wept and prayed,
And clung to my sons with desperate strength,
And struggled and shrieked to heaven for aid,
Till the murderers loosed my hold at length,
And bore me breathless and faint aside,
In their iron arms, while my children died.
They died-and the mother that gave them birth
Is forbid to cover their bones with earth.

The barley harvest was nodding white,
When my children died on the rocky height,
And the reapers were singing on hill and plain,
When I came to my task of sorrow and pain.
But now the season of rain is nigh,
The sun is dim in the thickening sky,
And the clouds in sullen darkness rest,
When he hides his light at the doors of the west.
I hear the howl of the wind that brings
The long drear storm on its heavy wings;
But the howling wind, and the driving rain
Will beat on my houseless head in vain :
I shall stay, from my murdered sons to scare
The beasts of the desert, and fowls of the air.


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Bright eyes are in thy land, Spain, and thy virgins want no charms,

But thou art cursed to know no truth in either

heart or arms;

Their bosoms shall no pillow be, for aught is kind or brave,

But lull in mere illicit love, the sensual priest and slave.

"Thy sway shall reach to distant lands, shall yield thee gold and gem,

But a burning and a bloody sword, shall thy sceptre be o'er them,

Till vengeance meet the murderous bands, from

thine accursed shore,

And give them of the land they seek,- -a grave of
clotted gore."

The Guadalquiver's banks shall be divested of
The castles of our valiant race deck no more the
their pride,
mountain side,

And Ruin's mouldering hand shall sweep to Spain's

remotest shore,

And all her fertile regions weep the exile of the



We do assure friend J. that his rhymes are very acceptable to us, and, we doubt not, will be so to the public; wherefore we will thank him for all he may choose to send. ED.


IN the "General Gazette" of October, 1821, we find a notice of several American productions. As that journal has for its Contributors some of the most eminent German scholars of the age, it cannot but be interesting to the American public to learn how favourably the literary efforts of our countrymen are regarded by them.

“Worcester, Massachusetts, printed by Manning: Archæologia Americana; Translations and Collections of the American Antiquarian Society. Vol. I. 1820. 436 pages in 8vo.



every obstacle in the way of scientific exertion, | sisting of ballets and pieces of other kinds.
but at the same time rejoice that the sciences are suc- The different theatrical establishments at
cessfully cultivated in America by the scholars of which these productions were brought out,
a kindred nation, whom we would assist and en-
are thirteen in number; the smallest num-
"The esteemed author of No. 1 and 2 proceeds ber of new pieces appertaining to either of
in the first article, from the apparent necessity of these establishments, was three, and the
having a uniform method of expressing sounds, by largest thirty six. The list of authors en-
writing in all those languages which are as yet but
imperfectly known; he gives examples of differen-gaged in preparing these pieces for repre-
ces in the mode of writing (for example the Isuluki sentation amounts to no less than one
or Cherokee Reader of the missionaries, Buttrick hundred and forty eight writers of song or
and Brown), and contends with the difficulties dialogue, fifteen compositors, and five cho-
which oppose clearness and regularity in the Eng-rographes or inventors of ballets. The
lish more than any other alphabet. His treatise most prolific among this host of authors is
will certainly be of great utility in his own coun-
try; the comparison, which is here undertaken, of one M. Carmonche, who has composed
the sounds of all the nations that are mentioned as thirteen vaudevilles. With regard to this
inhabiting that region, may lead to the adoption of numerous offspring of the muse, a French
similar principles, especially since the author is sup- Journalist observes, that one third at least
ported by so meritorious a student of languages as perished at once, that another third lin-
M. Du Ponceau."
gered in a weak and feeble state a little
longer; whilst of the remaining third about
a score would probably survive and become
known to posterity. It is calculated that
on an average at least 20,000 people are
nightly entertained at the various theatres
in Paris.

"The conviction that the preservation of the monuments of antiquity and of the researches of learned men respecting them, are worthy objects of a national institution, occasioned the foundation of the American Antiquarian Society. A new impulse has thus been given to the spirit of inquiry. Here follows in the review Mr PickerThe president of the society, Isaiah Thomas, LL. D. has given it considerable collections, and the ing's account of the manuscript dictionary learned Dr Bentley increased their collection of of Seb. Râle, which is in the library of the books with nine hundred volumes of the works of University at Cambridge. No. 2 is spoken the best German authors, the most valuable works of as a work, in which many useful obserprinted in New England, and rare and valuable vations on the pronunciation of the several Persian, Arabic, and other manuscripts; individual members are constantly sending books and curi-Greek letters have been collected by a osities. Institutions commenced under such aus- scholar who understands the subject. pices come to maturity.

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This Society, which was first established in Massachusetts in 1812, and of which the origin, act of incorporation, and laws are contained from page 13 to 59 (directly after the preface, table of contents, and the list of the members), offers in this first volume of its transactions a multitude of remarkable materials and well-digested investigations, which have an interest not only for the history of this part of America, but for the history of


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Here follows, in the original review, an abstract of all the communications of the gentlemen just mentioned. Their essays are called interesting and worthy of attention. The researches of Moses Fiske are also commended for their acuteness; and the "excellent map of the river Ohio" is mentioned. The reviewer laments that so few of the Indian songs are made public. A desire is expressed "to announce

soon the continuance of these valuable labours."



A new tragedy with this title, founded upon the well known Sicilian Vespers, has lately been brought out at Covent Garden theatre, but has met with an unfavourable or at best a doubtful reception from the public, and been withdrawn for revision. It is the production of Mrs Hemans, who is already known as the author of some poetry of acknowledged merit. The critics allow to this tragedy great merits of style and sentiment, and great poetical beauty. They in fact seem to attribute, in part at least, its failure on the stage to the too highly elevated strain of poetry and sentiment which is maintained throughout the piece; but which injures its effect as a theatrical exhibition.


The tragical romance of Kenilworth has been dramatized both in London and Paris. In the English drama the catastrophe is altered, and Varney is made to undergo the "1. Cambridge (in America), by Hilliard & Met- fate which in the original befals Amy Robcalf: An Essay on a Uniform Orthography for sart. What new disposition of the charthe Indian Languages of North America; by acters is made in adapting it to the ParisJohn Pickering, A. A. S. 1820. 42 pages in ian stage, we do not know; it may be 2. At the same place: An Essay on the Pronun- sumed however that there is some imciation of the Greek Language; by John Pick-portant change in the personages or inciering. 1818. 70 pages in 4to.



"It is very pleasing to observe the literary activity which is now awakening in the free states of North America. The increasing culture of the soil and improvement of its productions employ not only many hands but also many minds. When their civil prosperity shall have long been established, many will be devoted to the pursuits of found science. But even now there are on all sides symptoms of such a tendency in that happy country. On all sides societies are formed to advance the sciences (No. 1 and 2 belong to the Memoirs of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences). It has been said, that scientific culture will emigrate from Europe to America; that must not be. We desire rather to remove still more


dents, since the title under which it is
announced is-Leicester or the Castle of
Kenilworth, A Comic Opera, in three acts!


It appears from some of the French Journals, that in the course of the year 1823, the Parisian Theatres have exhibited not less than 217 new pieces. Of these, eight were tragedies, twenty-two comedies, one hundred and twenty-two vaudevilles, nineteen melodrames, fourteen comic operas, and four grand operas; the remainder con


The Christmas pantomime at Covent Garden theatre for the present season is entitled the "House that Jack built," and is founded upon the old nursery tale of the same name. In the course of the exhibition one of the personages is represented as making an aerial voyage in a balloon from London to Paris, and during the excursion, the audience as well as the traveller are gratified with a view of the country over which the balloon passes, the Thames, the channel, &c. &c.; night comes on, and the balloon, emerging from the clouds, alights in the garden of the Thuilleries. It is said that this spectacle is the most brilliant and splendid in scenery, and the most complete in mechanical execution of any which has been presented at either of the theatres.


Α young Hungarian, named Leist, only eleven years of age, is astonishing the musical world at Paris, by his wonderful per

formances. He is remarkable both for great rapidity of fingering on the piano forte, and for a union with it of great delicacy and firmness of touch, whilst at the same time he exhibits a beauty of expression which is equalled by few performers. He also composes in the style of the greatest masters with the most wonderful facility. Since the time of Mozart, who at eight years of age astonished several of the European courts by his performances, nothing has appeared so surprising as the exhibition of the talents of the young Leist.

CONDENSATION OF GASES INTO LIQUIDS. Mr Faraday, Chemical Assistant at the Royal Institution in Great Britain, has lately performed some very important and interesting experiments on the condensation of the gases into liquids. In these experiments he has been favoured with the

countenance and advice of Sir Humphrey There is considerable risk from explo-
Davy. The method employed by Mr Far- sions in conducting these experiments, par-
aday was to generate the gases under pow-ticularly on those gases which require a
erful pressure, and at the same time favour great number of atmospheres to reduce
their condensation by the application of them to the liquid state, such as carbonic
cold. The materials for producing the gas acid and nitrous oxide.
were placed in one of the legs of a bent
glass tube, which was then sealed at both

Heat, if necessary, was applied to the end containing the materials, while the

other was placed in a freezing mixture. As the gas forms, it is gradually deposited in a liquid state in the cold end of the tube. In this way the properties of chlorine, muriatic acid, sulphureous acid, sulphuretted hydrogen, carbonic acid, euchlorine, nitrous oxide, cyanogen, and ammonia, in a liquid state, have been ascertained, with a greater or less degree of precision. The following

is a view of the results at which Mr Fara

day has arrived with regard to the colour, consistency, and specific gravity of these several gases, and of the degree of pressure and temperature which is necessary to reduce them to a liquid state.


Hydrate of Chlorine.

Muriate of Ammonia and Sulphuric Acid.
Sulphuric Acid and Mercury.

Muriatic Acid and Sulphuret of Iron.
Carb. of Ammonia and Sulphuric Acid.
Chlorate of Potash and Sulphuric Acid.
Nitrate of Ammonia.

50 Chloride of Silver saturated with Ammon. Gas.
Cyanuret of Mercury.

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1o. An account of all portance, especially of Under this head, the m will be given as reporte ligencer.

2°. An account of all e
the several states, not al
former head.

II. History of the several
America south of the
year, viz. Mexico, Col
Chili, and Peru: Brazi


PART II. C Notices of important a forming a part of the rative.

The temperature at this depth in lat. 20 III. History of the several s
N. long. 833 W. was ascertained by Capt.
Sabine in the following manner;
cylinder of 75 lbs. weight was let down at
the end of the line used in the experiment,
containing a self-registering thermometer,
and so arranged as to exclude the entrance
less weight and strength was attached two
of the water. Another iron cylinder of
fathoms above it on the line, also contain-
ing a thermometer, and permitting the
After being down
ingress of the water.

and the apparatus came up in good order.
fifty three minutes the line was hauled in,
The thermometer to which the water had
free access stood at 45°.5; the other, from
which it had been intended to exclude it,
although the attempt did not fully suc-
ceed, at 49°,5. The water at the surface
was from 82.5 to 83°.2, at the time of the



Important state pape Remarkable trials an Statistical tables. Notices of inventions Obituary notices of d General miscellany. The excellence of

work and its certain ut ed, must be obvious. I Prof. Everett, and the tleman's name renders its probable character fluous.

This edition will conta the author has collecto of the New England S lication of the first edit together with enlarged plants of the first edit about double the quanti

Cummings, Hilliard, & press, and will shortly pu niensis, a Collection of Sir H. Davy has lately read a paper to its vicinty, with their pl the Royal Society, on the cause of the of flowering, and occas corrosion and decay of copper used for cov-Jacob Bigelow, M. D. ering the bottoms of ships. This he has and Professor of Mater ascertained to be a weak chemical action vard University.-Seco constantly exerted between the saline con- enlarged. tents of sea water and the copper, and which, whatever may be the nature of the copper, sooner or later destroys it. The remedy he has found in the application of those electrical powers and relations of bodies which have been found to exert so extensive an influence upon chemical phenomena. He finds that a very small sur-ally contained in the w face of tin or other oxidable metal in contact any where with a large surface of copper renders it so negatively electrical that the sea water has no action upon it; and even a little mass of tin brought into communication with a large plate of copper by a wire, entirely preserves the copper. Sir H. Davy is now putting this discovery into actual practice on some of the British ships of war.

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SERMONS-By the Rev. Samuel C.
Thacher. With a Memoir. By F. W. P.

History of a Voyage to the China Sea. By John White, Lieutenant in the United States

REFLECTIONS on the Politics of An-Navy.

cient Greece. Translated from the German of Arnold H. L. Heeren, by George Bancroft.

What think ye of Christ? A Sermon preached at Newburyport, Sunday, Oct. 26, 1923. By John Pierpont, Minister of Hollis-street Church, Boston.

The Philosophy of Natural History, by William Smellie, Member of the Antiquarian and Royal Societies of Edinburgh.-With an Introduction and various additions and alterations, intended to adapt it to the present state of knowledge. By John Ware, M. D. Fellow of the Massachusetts Medical Society, and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

The Greek Reader, by Frederic Jacobs, Professor of the Gymnasium at Gotha, and editor of the Anthologia. From the seventh German edition, adapted to the translation of Buttmann's Greek Grammar.

A Practical Treatise upon the Authority and Duty of Justices of the Peace in Criminal Prosecutions. By Daniel Davis, Solicitor General of Massachusetts.

A General Abridgment and Digest of American Law, with occasional Notes and Comments. By Nathan Dane, LL. D. Counsellor at Law. Volumes I. II. and III.

Hints on Extemporaneous Preaching. By Henry Ware, Jr. Minister of the Second Church

in Boston.

Sketches of the Earth and its Inhabitants; comprising a Description of the Grand Features of Nature; the Principal Mountains, Rivers, Cataracts, and other Interesting Objects and Natural Curiosties; also of the Chief Cities and Remarkable Edifices and Ruins; together with a View of the Manners and Customs of different Nations: Illustrated by One Hundred Engravings. By J. E. Worcester.

Elements of Geography, Ancient and Modern: with an Atlas. By J. E. Worcester, A. M. Stereotype edition.- [In this edition the quantity of matter has been much increased, various alterations have been made in the arrangement, and considerable changes also in all parts, the modern geography, the ancient, and the tabular views. The design has been to render the work more convenient for use, both to the teacher and the pupil. The Atlas has also been revised, and a new map of the Eastern and Middle States has been added to it.]

An Introduction to Ancient and Modern Geography, on the plan of Goldsmith and Guy; comprising Rules for Projecting Maps. With an Atlas. By J. A. Cummings. Ninth edition, with additions and improvements.


A SERIES of Lectures on the most a

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The Hero of No Fiction; or Memoirs of Francis Barnett, the Lefevre of "No Fiction." Walker's Pronouncing Dictionary, abridged for the use of Schools; to which is added, Walker's Key to Scripture Proper Names.


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THE Moral Dignity of the Missionary Enterprise. A Sermon delivered before the Boston Baptist Foreign Missionary Society, on the evening of October 6, and before the Salem Bible Translation Society on the evening of November 4, 1823. By F. Wayland, Jr. Pastor of the First Baptist Church in Boston. Second edition.



A NEW and greatly improved edition of

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