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D. C. and P. Burkloe, JWew York, Propose publishing by subscription— A new Musical Repository, or, a Complete Selection of the most esteemed Songs, many of which have not yet appeared. To contain 230 duodecimo pages, with

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The Rev. H. H. Biber, of the British Museum, has just published a new edition of Wicklif's Version of the NewTestament. Prefixed to this most ancient English Version of the New Testament, are Memoirs of the Life of Dr. Wicklif; and an Historical Account of the Saxon and English Versions of the Scriptures previous to the fifteenth century; embellished with an elegant portrait.

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In consequence of a demand for Mr. Brown's two American novels, Wieland, or the Transformation; and Ormond, or the Secret Witness; uniform editions are preparing, and will speedily be published by Mr. Colburn. A Translation of the Institutes of the Christian Religion, by the celebrated Joh N CALv1N, in three volumes octavo, may be shortly expected to appear. Speedily will appear, in 2 vols. 4to. Observations on Popular Antiquities, illustrating the origin, chiefly, of our vulgar customs, ceremonies, and superstitions. By John Brand, M. A. late fellow and secretary in the Society of Antiquaries of London. Mr. Beloe's fifth volume of Anecdotes of Literature is now printing, and a great part finished. M. Bertrand de Moleville, is printing in English, an Abridgement of the History

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INDEX TO VOLUME IV.

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A

Advice to young ladies on the im-
provement of the mind, by Mr. Broad-
hurst, reviewed, 1. Capacities of the
sexes, equal, ib. Importance of educa-
ting women, 2. Objections to it consi-
dered, 2. et seq. Follies in the educa-
tion of women, 8. Usefulness of know-
ledge, 9. -
Advice to a young reviewer, 269. Speci-
men of reviewing, 274.
Air balloon, 67.
Alcohol [see Societé D’Arcueil]
Aleppo, account of, 42.
Alfieri, Victor, memoirs of the life and
writings ef, 13. Born at Asti, 14. Sent
to Turin, 15. contempt for dancing, ib.
His passion for horses, 16. His idleness,
dissipation, & ennui, 16. Goes to Ve-
nice, to Marseilles & Paris, 17. To En-
gland, 18. To Holland, ib. To Italy, 19.
To Vienna, ib. To Prussia, ib. To Den-
mark, ib. To St. Petersburg, ib. To
Gottingen, 20. Return to England, ib.
To Holland, ib. To France, ib. To
Spain, ib. His impetuosity, ib. To Por-
tugal, 21. To Turin, ib. His extrava-
gance, and firmness in love, ib. Hispas-
sion for literature, 22. His trage-
dies, 23. His attachment to the countess
of Albany, ib. Follows her to Rome,
ib. Goes to England to purchase horses,
24. Goes to Baden, ib. Rejoins the
countess of Albany at Alsace, ib. Goes
to Paris, ib. Publishes his works, 25.
Goes to England, ib. Returns to Paris,
ib. Driven by the revolution to Florence,
ib. Acts his own plays, ib. His satirical
productions and translations, ib. Stu-
dies Greek, ib. His comedies, 26 His
death, ib.
America, travels in, by Thomas Ashe,
reviewed, 108.
America, South, travels in, by Hum-
boldt, 217. Climate of, 227.

, by don
Felix de Azara, 289.

Angora Wool, account of, 69.

Ashe’s travels in America, reviewed, 108.
Pittsburgh, ib. Wheeling, 112. Marietta,
ib. Indian remains, ib. Chilicothe, 113.
Kentucky, 114. Louisville, 115; St.

Louis, ib. St. Genevieve, ib. Natchez,
116. New-Orleans, ib. -
Assassin of Glenroy, a novel, by A. F.
Holstein, 258.
Autumnal Evenings, by Mlle. G. Bertho-
let, 407.
Azara, Don Felix de ; his travels in South
America, 289. Mode of travelling, 291.

B
Babel, tower of, account of, 44.
Bagdad, account of, ib.
Barton, Benjamin Smith, on the torpidity
of animals, 126.
Bass's Straits [see Dentrecasteaux]
Bertholet [see Autumnal Evenings]
Bohon Upas, account of, 280.
Buonaparte, Secret History of the Cabinet
of, by Lewis Goldsmith, 397. Treat
of Tilsit, 404. -
Bookstealer, a conscientious, 211.
Broadhurst Mr. his advice to young ladies
on the improvement of the mind, re-
viewed, 1.
Bruce, James, defence of, 130.
Burghut; or Banian Tree of India, ac-
count of, 282.
Burgundy, duke of mode of educating
him by Fenelon, 51.
Burnet, widow, account of, 138.
Brass vessels, mode of preserving them
from contracting verdigris, 68.
Bushear, account of, 46.
Busora, account of, 46.

C
Calcutta [see East-India vade-mecum]
Carteret Bay [see Dentrecasteaux]
Charles 2d. account of his escape from
the battle of Worcester, 409.
Chatelet, travels of the duke de, in Por.
tugal, 167.
Chilicothe [see Ashe.]
Clarke, E. Daniel, his travels in various
countries of Europe, Asia, and Africa,
373. Emperour Paul, 375. Moscow, 377.
Siberia, 379. Character and manners of
the Russians, 378 et seq. The Crimea,
388. Don Cossacks, Kuban Tartars, Cir-
cassians, and Crim Tartars, 393.
Conscriptions, in France, account of, 153.
Copenhagen, battle of, 101.
Corpulence, instance of, 63.

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