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demands great efforts, have of late much 178) by Duwe, a young artist of most improved in this highly necessary branch promising abilities, and of rising reputaof the elements of art.' And for this, the tion; also a lady (No. 218) by the saine country is indebted to the indefatigable artist, that is hardly inferior to any whole and zealous exertions of Mr. Faseli, the length in the exhibition. Mrs. Evans(No. present keeper, and eminent lecturer on 233) as Cowslip, by Allen. Madame Catapainting. At the time of his coming into lani in the character of La Didone Abanhis present situation in the academy, dunnata (No. 246) by Lonsdale ; which these same artists were daily losing ground is unfortunately hung in such a shame in the elements of drawing the human ful dark corner of the anti-room, that it figure. But duly iinpressed with his in- can hardly be seen,and is a question of evevaluable precepts, no less than by his ry one, why so good a picture has received example, they are daily improving them so bad a place :~a question, that the selves by study after the antique, and the hanging committee are best qualified to great model of the antique and all ex answer; for a better picture there is not cellency, NATURE.

in any of the rooms; and there are at Mr. West, the worthy and excellent least twenty of inferior merit, even in president, who is undoubtedly at the the great room.

It looks at present, head of our national school of arts, has while unexplained, too much like private contributed three pictures to the present pique. exhibition. Milton's Messiah (No. 68,)

(To be continued.) Gray's Bard (No. 119,) and Narcissus in love with his own Image, which he sees

Intelligence relative to the Fine Arts, in the Water (No. 502). They are in

Announcements, 8c. the usual animated style of this excellent The work that was announced in this master; the figure of the bard is particu- Magazine a few months ago, called the larly fine and energetic, and possesses a

Fine Arts of the English School, is in a singular freshness of colouring. De Lou- state of forwardness. Report speaks hightherbourg's Landscapes, are such uncom- ly of the engravings of the first nuinber, mon productions of art, that no praise which are: 1. A Portrait of John Dunning can fairly be adequate to their merits. Lord Asbburton, engraved by Bond, from Of the same rank are Turner's, possessing a picture by Sir Joshua Reynolds, accomindeed very different characteristics. No. panied by a biographical memoir by Mr. 105, Tabley, the seat of Sir John F. Adolphus. 2. An historical composition, Leicester, bart. Windy Day, has an effect representing Thetis bearing the armour that ravishes as much by the novelty of to' Achilles; engraved by Bond, from its effect, as by its genuine representation the well-known picture by the President of truth. In landscape painters we stand West. 3. A view of Lord Mansfield's pre-eminent. To the former artists we monument in Westminster-Abbey church, may add, as particularly excelling in this by Flaxman. 4. An elevation of the West department, Callcott Arnald, whose Front of St. Paul's Cathedral church, Rosslyn Castle, by moonlight, has such a London. 5. A plan of the substructure calın and true effect, which has seldom of the same building; Sir Christopher been excelled-Anderson. The best and Wren; both drawn from actual measure. most prominent portraits this year are, ment, and accompanied by an essay to. Lady Kensington (No. 8) by Owen; wards an history and description of the the Bishop of Salisbury (No.38j by North- edifice, by Mr. James Eimes, architect. cote; Mrs. and Miss Wetherell (No. 62), Mr. Dawe has issued proposals for by Sir William Beechey; the Dowager publishing a print in mezzotinto, from Lady Beaumont (No. 78) by Owen; Wil- his picture now exhibiting (No. 89) in kie, the Painter (No. 93) hy Sir William the present exhibition at the British Beechy; Sir Joseph Banks, bart. K.B. Gallery, Pall Mall, and which obtain(No. 134) by Phillips ; Mrs. Whitmore ed the premium in the class of historie (No. 176) by the same artist, possessing cal and poetical subjects given by the such beauty and truth of colouring, cor- British Institution 1809. This excellent rect drawing, and verisimilitude of characo' picture was reviewed in this Magater, of one of the most lovely women in zine for last March, and has since bethe creation; that i would be as dange- coine the property of H. P. Hope, esq. rous to the repose of the spectator to The subject is from Shakespeare's CyınBehold this charming portrait too long or

beline: Imogen found at the Cave of tuo often, as the statue of Prometheus Belarius. It will be about 26 inches by was to its maker. Mr. Blaydun (No, 22, and the price to subscribers, prints

11. 11s, 6d.

11. 115. 6d. proofs 31. 34. Subscriptions eote has furnished a most excellent paper are received at the artist's house, No. 44, for the first nuinber. Wells-street, Oxford-street.

Mr. Bissett, of Birmingham, has, with A Continuation of Mr. Prince Hoare's his accustomed activity and taste, proexcellent periodical paper, called the Ar- eluced an elegant nedal of Mr. Wardle, ist,, may be shortly expected. Mr. North with accompanying mottos.

VARIETIES, LITERARY AND PHILOSOPHICAL.

Including Notices of Works in Hund, Domestic and Foreign. Authentic Conmunications for this Article will always be thankfully received. M

R. Pratt is preparing, and about so that it may be practised without far

to publish, some Specimens of Poe- ther difficulty by every printer, wbu may try by Joseph BLACKETT, a routh of ex- find it adapted to the nature of his Braordinary poetical promise ; who, from business. Mr. Brightley, it is well known, an undistinguished situation, by no ineanis has greatly simplified the process, and favourable to mental exertion, has just has practised this art for several years. started up. A singular accident brought with great success. some of his productions under the in The London Edition of Mr. BARLOW's spection of several eminent literary cha- fine Epic of the Columbiad, will be ready bacters; who have been unaniinous in in a few days. pronouncing him one of the most highly Mr.FRANCIS BAILY, whose Treatise on gifted individuals that has for many years the Doctrine of Interest and Annuities claimed the notice of the Public The we announced in the course of Jast year, strength of his genius is said to be Dra- has in the press a continuation of that 'matic; a species of composition, for work, which will comprise the whole doewhich it must be allowed there is, in the trine of Life Annuities and Assurances. present state of the stage, or rather in The author proposes to exhibit a more the present viciatce taste of the Public, complete analysis of this science than sw full and fair opportunity for the exer- has ever yet been given. He has deduced tion of a natural and original genius. * a more correct set of forinulæ, as well as

Mr. Bowyer(who some time since pub- more simple and easy rules for the sola. Uslied those parts of Sir Robert Ainslie's tion of the various probleins connected celebrated collection of Drawings which with this subject. An account of the seRelated to Egypt, Caramania, and Pales- veral Insurai ce Companies now existing, tine,) has just issued a prospectus for with reinarks on their comparative adpublisting tire reinaining part of that col- vantages, &c. will likewise appear in the lection. The new work will consist of course of the work. Views in Turkey in Europe, and will in. Dr. NEALE's Account of the late Camelude Bulgaria, Rovania, Wallacbia, paigns in Portugal and Spain, will be Syrin, the Islands in the Archipelago, published about the middle of June. &c. &c. Among them will be a correct Mr. Bewick's Batany, containing nearnepreselitation of the celebrated Temple ly five hundred cuts, by that gentleman, of Jupiter Ammon at Siwalı, in the de- and accompanied by descriptions by Dr. serts of Libya, discovered in 1792; some Thornton, is far advanced in the press. cwious and highly interesting delinea A new edition of Prince's Worthies gions of the ruins of the Temple of Diana of Devonshire, has been announced by at Ephesus, and a large and accurate Messrs. Rees and Curtis, booksellers, of View of Coustautinople and its environs. Plymouth. A considerable part of this work will Tlie Public will learn with pleasure, consist of views in countries of which that Miss STARKE's beautiful Translations there are no other drawings extant. The from Carlo Maria Magyi will shortly be present publication will include the whole published in an elegant sinall volume. of Sir Robert Ainslie's unpublished as Proin the competition which has taken seinblage of drawings, and will be exe- place in parliament during the progress cuted in the same style, and of the saine of the bill for incorporating the Gas size, as Mr. Bowyer's Views in Eyypt. Light Company, it may be inferred, that

Mr. BRIGHTLEY, of Bungay, in sufiolk, gas lights will be generally substituted in is about tó publish a full Account of the London for the nuisance of lamps, within Art and Mystery of Stereotype Printing; the next, or next following winter.

We

We are well pleased at being able to of England and Ireland, all engraved by state, that the intended Monument to Heath, from original paintings or drawe. Joan Locke, has met with competentings, with many fac-similes of letters, encouragement; and particularly since and other curious documents. The whole the model has been in such forwardness will forin an interesting collection of po as to be exhibited by Mr. Westmacott, litical transactions, in many of which the at his house in Mount-street, Berkeley- author bore a considerable part; and will square. Every subscriber of two guineas make, known to posterity the characters and upwards will be presented with an and persons of the most reinarkable poliengraving of the monument; and sub- tical actors during those erentful periods.. scribers of five guineas will receive a A new Life of Torquato Tasso; inmedal with the head of Locke on one cluding his letters, illustrations of his side, and on the reverse an exact repre- writings, and memoirs of some of his litesentation of the monument. To sul rary contemporaries, is ju forwardness. scribers of ten guineas, a similar medal Dr. IRELANÐ will speedily publish, will be presented in silver.

A Comparison between Paganism. and It is intended shortly to republish Ful Christianity, in a course of lectures to ler's Worthies, Purchase's Pilgrims, and the King's scholars, at Westminster, ia' Hakluyt's Voyages. This undertaking the years 1806, ?, and 8. forms part of the plan of those booksel An edition of the Norels and Miscel lers who are reprinting the Chronicles of laneous Works of DANIEL DE Foe, is Holinshed, Hall, Grafton, &c.

printing in 10 vols. foolscap 8vo. Splendid editions of Mr. SCOTT's Poems Dr. BURNEY is engaged in a System of Narmion, and the Lay of the Last of Nautical Education; intended prines Minstrel, with embellishments from the pally for young officers entering the uary pencil of Westall, will be publisbed in a Mrs. Dorser is printing her popular few weeks.

work the Peacock at Ilome, and other A Practical Treatise on the Merino and Poems, in small 8vo, with vignette plates. Anglo-Merino Breeds of Sheep is in iis Mr. FENTON's Tour through Pembroke progress through the press, and will be shire, is in the press, and will soon aypready for publication in a few days. The pear in a quarto volume, embellished kick object of this Treatise is to demonstrate views of all the principal seats and ruins to the practisal farmer the peculiar ad- chiefly drawn by Sir R. C. Loare. This vantages attending the above breeds, and tour is intended as the first of a series of to prove that the Spanish manner of tours through North and South Wales, treating the Merino sheep is not indise which will be conducted on the same pensable in this country to the production plan. of fine clothing wool.

Mr. FRANCIS HARDY is engaged upon New editions, with coosiderable and a Life of the late classical and patriotic important additions, of Mr. LAWRENCE's Earl of Charlemont; including a view of Philosopbical and Practical Treatise on the affairs of Ireland during a very inteHorses, and of his General Treatise on resting and important period. Cattle, the ox, the sheep, and the swine, Mr. Drew, author of an Essay on the are in their course through the press. Immateriality and Immortality of the

Sir Jonas BARRINGTON, judge of the Soul, has in the press, it an octavo high court of admiralty of Ireland, &c. volume, an Essay, the object of which is has begun to print, Historic Anecdotes to prove the Identity and General. Rer and Secret Meinoirs of the Legislative surrection of the Human Body. Union between Great Britain and Ire Mr. Thomas Hope will sbörtly publiska land. They will comprise a view of Irish a Collection of Designs, representing the affairs from the year 1780, particularly. costume of the ancients. It will consist of the Union, traced from its most remote of about 100 outline engravings, with an causes to those of its final completion; introduction, and form two volumes in the interesting era of the volunteers.; the quarto and octavo. declaration of ipdependence by the Irish The Clarendon press is engaged on an parliament in 1782; the regeney; and the edition of the Ionic Lexicon of Æmilius jebellion : interspersed with characters. Portus, designed to accompany the ediand anecdotes never yet published. The tion of Herodotus, laiely published by work, which is to be dedicated by per- Mr. Cook. mission to the Prince of Wales, will be The Rev. JOSEPH SAMUEL C. E. FREY, embellished with a great number of por- minister of the gospel to the Jews,., will traits of the distinguisbed characters both sptedily publish a Narrative, containing

an

of man.

an account of his descent and education, with cut straw, and latterly I have with eqnal bis offices among the Jews, the occasion success given them to oxen. They would anof his entering the missionary seminary swer for milch cows, and fattening cattle, if at Berlin, his design in coming to this they could be raised at less expence. My concountry, and his labours under the pa- sumption for eight months in the year is a ton tronage of the Missionary Society; to

and a half per day, or about three hundred and gether with an explanation of the circum- sixty tons annually—the saving in land, in stances which led to his separation from feeding with potatoes as a substitute for hay, that society, and to his union with the of potatoes will furnish above the quantity

is between a sixth and a seventh-fifty acres London Society for pronioting Christian- required, whilst three hundred and fifty acres ity among the Jews. Mr. Frey has also of' hay would most frequently fall short of prepared an English-Hebrew Grammar. supporting the same number of working horses

Mr. Belfour bas in the press a me and oxen-the advantage of this system extrical romance in five cantos, entitled tends beyond the individual, and is felt both Spanish lleroism, or the Battles of Ronce- immediately and remotely by the mass of the valles.

community. In the first place, the ground The Rev. Mr. Ewing, of Glasgow, will heretofore indispensably requisite for the speedily publish, at the request of the growth of hay, for horses is now applied to London Missionary Society, Essays ad- 507,024 quarts of milk were sold, whereas in

purposes

of a dairy, and in the last year dressed to the Jews, on the Authority, 1804, only 992,755. In years of scarcity Scope, and Consummation, of the Law the food of horses can be applied to the use and the Prophets.

J. C. CURWEN.” Mr. CURWEN, who ought to be known

Butter.-Several specimens of Swedishi under the title of the Northern Patriot, Turnip Butter, from the dairy of Mr. has recently circulated the following Let- Ives, of Catton, were exhibited at the ter on the important subject of the culture principal inns in Norwich, on the 15th of Potatoes.

of April ; and being placed on the dinnerWorkinglón-Hall, April 9, 1809.

tables at each bouse, gentlemen had a “Sır,—The improvement of our agricul. fair opportunity afforded them of proture appears to me to be the most certain

nouncing a decided opinion upon its quameans of advancing the prosperity and happiness of the United Empire, and preserving to

lity. us the blessings we enjoy. I may be deemed

It has afforded a convincing proof, that visionary, but I cannot disguise my opinion, turnips of all descriptions, do not univerthat Great Britain, under a system of good sally, in a greater or less degree, injure agriculture, would be capable of supporting the flavour of our milk and butter : to thirty millions of inhabitants. Nothing can this assertion, the Swedish turnip is an contribute more to this desirable object than exception, in a most decided point of view. the general culture and use of Potatoes. It appears, that' the management of

si°The population of Workington is esti- these cows is most simple and easy---they mated at eight chousand, the weekly sale of

are fed on hay, good oat-straw, and Swepotatoes during ten months of the year, ex- dish turnips; but it ought to be observed, ceeds four thousand stone per week; to sup. that a degree of care and neatness is neply this consumption requires nearly an hundred acres ; I am inclined to believe five times

cessary in preparing these turnips for the number of acres would not, in any other them. In the first place, they are drawn mode of cropping, produce an equal quantity about the end of February or beginning of of food. In corroboration of this opinion, let March, laid in ridges or heaps of a load us suppose five hundred acres of wheat, yield. or two each, and left on the land for two ing twenty-four Winchesters, per acre, of or three weeks; they are then carted 60lbs. or six hundred thousand pounds of away to some convenient place, their bread, equal to supplying four thousand per. tops and tails cut off clean, and piled on suns with half a pound of bread for three a heap, where they are kept as free from bundred days. The consumption then would soil or dirt as possible. It is adviseable be half a pound of bread to four pounds of also, that the operation of topping and potatoes. The confort derived from the use tailing be done in a yard apart from that of potatoes by the working classes, affords a

where the cows are fed; for should they most powerful argument in favour of their. general introduction no food is more nutri.

eat any of the tops, this excellence of tious, none so universally palatable. The favour in the milk and hutter will be philanthropist and politician will equally pro

deteriorated considerably. The mode mote their views, by extending the use and of preparing these turnips deserves particulture of the potatoe.

cular attention, The drawing them from. “For eight years past I have fed all my the land at the time they are in their working horses upon steam potatoes, mixed most compact state, then depriving

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be side towards the face, and to clean or wash it caller, of the new or vernal sap of the frequently. All artificers should avoid touchsoil, a diminution of that important mat- ing lead when hot; and this caution is espeter does not take place, as 'from an op. cially necessary fo: printers or compositors, posite course of management would be

who have often lost the use of their limbs by the result, to the no small injury of the

handling the types when drying by the fire, following crop. In this state ton, they

after being washed. --Glaziers' putty should keep much longer; and, inoreover, which iron pestle and mortar would work the ingre

never be made or moulded by the hand. is of no less importance, the turnips are, dients together, at least equally well, and withe in themselves, more nutritive, as would out hazard - If any person, in any of the appear from the superior quality of the above employments, should feel pain in the butter produced ; for, by being thus ex. bowels, with costiveness, they should immeposed to the air, and detached from the diately take twenty drops of laudanum, and suil, a considerable portion of aqueous when the pain is abated, two table spoonfuls moisture is carried off by natural evima of castor oil, or an ounce of the bitter purging

if poration, which would otherwise add to salt, dissolved in warm camomile tea. ihe quantity of our dairies, but not the this does not succeed, a pint or two pints of quality, as we find to be the case in seed warm soap suds should be thrown up as a ing cows with those which have been re

clyster. As a preventive, two or three teacently drawn.

spoonfuls of salad-oil, taken in a small cup The following cautions have been re- daily, and steadily pursued."

of yruel, are likely to be of service, if taken commended by the Physicians and Sur

A series of portraits of political chageons of the Bath Hospital, to those who have received benefit by the use of the Brown, gein-sculptur to the late Ca

racters are engraving upon gems, by Mr. Bath Waters, in cases where the poison tharine II. and Paul of Russia. This of lead is concerned, as Plumbers, Gla- artist has already commenced his col, ziers, Painters, and other artificers, who lection with the portraits of Colonel work in trades which expose them to si- Wardle, and Mr. Wbitbread, who have milar hazards, from the saine cause; to honoured him with sittings for that purbe observed by them at their return to the exercise of their formeroccupa- lic with impressions, by means of Mr.

pose. It is intended to furnish the pubtions:

Tassie's curious imitations of cameos “ To maintain the Arictest temperance, and intaglios, in enamel and paste. particularly respecting distilled spirits, which had better be altogether forborne. To pay abolition of the slave-trade, designed and

A silver medal, in commemoration of the the strictest attention to cleanliness; and never, when it can be avoided, to daub their executed by eminent artists, has been prehands with paine; and particularly never sented to the British Museum by soine gento eat their meals, or go to rest, without tlemen who have had a quantity struck for washing their hands and face.-Not to eat or that purpose, in silver and bronze. On one drink in the room or place wherein they side is a portrait of Mr. Wilberforce, work, and much less to suffer any food or surrounded with the words: William drink to remain exposed to the fumes or dust Wilberforce, M.P. the Friend of Africa. of the metal, in the workshops or warehouses. As the clothes of persons in this

The reverse represents Britannia holding

a scroll, the solemn act of her legislature, line (painters particularly) are generally ob- by which the slave-trade was abolished, served to be much soiled with the colours they aitended by Wisdom and Justice. Beuse, it is recommended to them to performe their work in frocks of ticking, which may be fore her stands commerce, who receives frequently washed, and conveniently laid her commands to terminate that traffic; aside, wien the workmen go to their meals; while an angel Holds over her head a and again put on when they resume their celestial crown, in token of her conduct work. Every business which can, in these being approved by Heaven. At the bot. branches, should be performed with gloves on tom are the words: I have heard their the hands, and woollen or worsted gloves are cry~Slave-trade abolished, 1807. recommended ; as they may be often washed; To extend the utility of the LITERARY as they should always be after being soiled FUND, and to impress the public mind with paint, or even by rubbing against the with just sentiments of its importance, métal. -Caution is necessary in mixing, or eren in unpacking, the dry colours, that the

it has been proposed, by the council and fine powder does not get into their mouths; committee, to interest the clergy in its' or be drawn in by the breath,

behalf. To contribute every thing in

A crape covering over the face might be of service; but the power of the Society towards the Care should be taken to turn always the same

attaininerit of this object, it is resolved, ALUNTALY Mag, No. 135.

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