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FIAT

WESTERN

AMERICA, THE EAST INDIES,
AFRICA, THE WEST INDIES, ASIA, &c

AND FROM
ALL PARTS OF THE WORLD.

AMERICA, U. S.
AMERICA, SPANISH,
ARABIA,
AUSTRIA,
BRAZIL,
CHINA,

DENMARK,
EGYPT,
FRANCE,
GERMANY,
GREECE,
HOLLAND,

HUNGARY,

PORTUGAL,
ITALY,

PRUSSIA;
NEW HOLLAND, RUSSIA,
NORWAY,

SPAIN,
PERSIA,

SWEDEN,
POLAND,

TURKEY, &c.

NEW SERIES - VOLUME THE SEVENTH.

Turning with easy eye thou may'st behold
From India and the golden Chersonese
And utmost Indian Isle Taprobane,
From Gallia, Gades, and the British west
Germans and Scythians, and Sarmatians uorth,
Beyond Danubius to the Taurie puol :
ALL NATIONS-

. MILTON.- Paradise Regained.

LONDON:
Published by SIMPKIN and MARSHALL, Stationers' Court, avd C, TAYLOR, No. 108,

Hatton Garden, Holborn ;
Printed by Weston Hatfield and Comp.
At the MILTONIAN Press, 20, Great New Street.

1918,

LITERARY PANORAMA.

AND
National Register:

For OCTOBER, 1817.

NATIONAL AND PARLIAMENTARY NOTICES,

(British and foreign, PROSPECTIVE AND RETROSPECTIVE.

REGULATIONS FOR THE ROYAL NAVY. PROPOSALS

blished on system; and the regulations in

troduced into the management of it, from AND

time to time, bave rather been suggested REGULATIONS

tu meet the pressure of the moment, and RELATIVE TO

as provisions of exigency and expediency, THE ROYAL NAVY. than as the careful and well selected de

terminations of cool, unbiassed and MADE BY THE

leisurely judgment. BOARD OF ADMIRALTY,

Like some of our great cities, origi

nally a straygling collection of the huts AND

of fishermen or labourers, forming a SANCTIONED BY ORDER IN COUNCIL :

narrow, winding, incommodious lane; Commencing the 1st Day of January, 1817.

sufficient as a way of access for the inhabitants to their dwellings; but, ab

solutely unfit to become the great If the question were put to most

thoroughfare of a vast metropolis : abe natives of Britain, which is the first important interest of your country? merchants, of foreigners, of vessels and after having excepted each his own, they their inmates from every quarter of the would fix on the Navy as most accurately globe ; of buyers, of sellers, from the answering the enquiry intended. And interior ; of courts of justice, and the yet, if they were examined as to their official attendants on the police.-A acqnaintance with this leading article city, laid out with a foresight of the the majority would be found lamentably necessary accommodations for these purdeficient. Are they familiar with its | poses, will not require that removal of history ? with its condition with its projecting nuisances which deform the extent? with its progress with its public ways in an ancient town; that divisions with its requisites ? Nothing formation of new openings, that roundof all this. They know, in general, ing of corners, and those numerous what all the world knows, that it has changes in form and destination, withusually proved victorious over its out which a town may be indeed a enemies, and that, as the means of se- maze of edifices; but, neither concurity from assaults of invaders, the venient, salubrious, nor beautiful. British islands are indebted to it, beyond In like manner, there has always been the ordinary expression of language. much to clear away, when improvements

The British Navy has gradually in our Navy have been under congrown up to its present magnitude and templation ; what has been introduced importance : it was not criginally esta- from the best of motives, has not al

VOL. VII. No. 37. Lit. Pan. N. S. Oct, 1. |

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