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The following is given as the best mark or two. If the end of the tube proportion of the materials for produ- which comes from the retort, is im. cing the oxygenated muriatic gas. To mersed in the water of the interme6 ounces of black manganele; and diate botile, as represented in the en16 ounces of sea-falt, both finely graving, we cannot perceive how the powdered, are added 12 ounces of Security tube can remedy the danger concentrated vitriolic acid, mixed with or buriting the vessel on sudden cooling. 8 ounces of water *. By the proper Would it not simplify the machinery, application of heat, these materials if the funnels Z in the tubs of the w:ll discharge as much gas as will vat were removed, and the middle lufficientiy impregnate 25 gallons of funnel of cach tub thortened to their water.

leng:h? We think the air-bubbles This newmethod of bleachinghas suc. would hardly ever go up so directly ceeded very well in the great in France, as to take at first the mouth of the and is also pra&tised with success in funnel inmediately above it, other. I England, though still improvements wile that might be calily prevented, remain to be made in it: The prin- To the best of our knowledge, the cipal obstacles to its becoming uni. Lionuan system, at least, knows of no verfal, are the hitherto imposibiliy myrtus cerifera; we apprehend that in' of producing the oxygenated acid in the note p. 110. the traofator meant a concentrated portable fate, and the the myrica cerifera of modern bodisagreeable fusies which it enuits. . . tanilts.

The first renders it necefiary that the bleacher Mall make it for himself; and in the introduction of new, ill. A Narrative of the D interment of understood improvements, there is Miltoo's Coffin, in the Parish Church too commonly do averfion from the of St Giles's, Cripplegate, on Aug 4th, trial; the inconvenience arising from 1770, and of the Treatment of the the fumes is not so great as to be a Corpse during that and the following material hindrance.

Day, London In favour of the new method much can be urged. Equal cheapness of CURIOSITY having been awamaterials upon the wholm. perhaps kened to avail itself of the present greater than in the old way. In fix repairs of Cripplegate church, whose days thread and cloth may be bleach. roof and upper windows are going to ed as compleately as formerly they be made new, to search for Miltoa's were in several months. The businels body, whose father was buried here, may be carried on in winter almost according to the parish-register, March equally well as in summer, and an 15, 1656-7, and his son, according unfavourable season will not put it to tradition, under the clerk's desk out of the merchant's power to bring in the chancel, i. e. where that desk his goods in time to the market. In onc: fto), for it is now oppolite to a word, many of those fine fields now the former, Messieurs Strong, F.A.S. loft to Agriculture, will be destined veftry-clerk, Cole, church-warden, again to produce susteoance for man Laming and Fountane, overseers, and beast. To those whose interest it Taylor, surgeon, trom Derbyshire, is to see such ends accomplished, we on a visit to Mr Laming, Alwould recommend the present public cough, heredi uy parish clerk, Mrs

Hoppers, sexton, and two others, The translator will excuse a re- opeüed the grave, August 3. and * It were to be wilhed that the author had given the specific gravity of the mirture. VOL. XII, No. 50. Mm

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apparently at my humility, which he dience, to falute any one in the prehad not expected, and cried out, with sence of the sovereign. tears in his eyes, Is it possible, Ya. Twenty greasy monks, however, goube, that you believe my prayers had placed themselves in my way as can do you any good ? I should not be I went out, that they might have a Christian, as I profess to be, Father, the credit of giving me the blelning replied I, if I had any doubt of the likewise after Tensa Christos. As I effect of good men's prayers. So had very little faith in the prayers of saying, I stooped to kiss his hand, these drones, so I had some reluctance when he laid a small iron cross upon to kis their greasy hands and fleeves; my head, and, to my great surprise, however, in running this disagreeable instead of a benedi&ion, repeated the gaun:let, I gave them my bletting in Lord's prayer. I was afraid he would English,--.-Lord send you all a hal. have kept me stooping tili he should ter, as he did to Abba Salama, add the ten commandments likewise, (meaning the Acab Saat.) But they, when he concluded, “ Gzier y' Ba- thinking I was recommending them racuc," May God bless you. Afier to the patriarch Abba Salama, prowhich, I made my obeisance to the nounced at random, with great feem. Iteghe, and immediately withdrew, ing devotion, their Amen,----So be it. it not being the custom, at public au

Review of New Publications. Eliy on the New Method of Bleach- languages would permit. The divi

ing by means of Oxygenated Muria- fion into different sections, and some tic Acid, &c.; translated from the additions from other memoirs are imFrench of M. Berthollet, by Robt. provements upon the original. We Kerr, F. R. and A. SS. E. Edin. are happy to see that he has adopted Creech, 3s.

the new nomenclature throughout ; THE Public have already been the notes he has added will every

obliged to Mr Kerr for an easy where make it as intelligible to those tand correct translation of Lavoilier's for whom the publication is intended

Elements of Chemistry. A desire of as the old one, and to those who are promoting the arts which depend up- to learn, it is a relief to be freed from on that fair science has happily indu- the complex, and often unmeaning ced him to favour us with an English names of the Phlogistians. copy of the present useful little trea. Scheele firit discovered that fpirit tise, which is dedicated with proprie- of sea falt distilled from Calx of Mao-, ty to the Honble. Trustees for lifhe- ganese had the property of destroying ries, Manufactures, &c. in Sco:land. vegetable colours. The subject was His motives are the best; to spread prosecuted, and Mr Berthollet in par. widely and quickly the knowledge of ticular made many experiments with the new discovery, and to prevent mo- a view to apply this property to bleach-, nopolizing patents, which already some ing. have not been askamed to ask for, Those who wish to understand thie though no invention of their own. He process, or to put it in pactice, mult has executed his talk with success ; consultthetranslation itseif,for without in general the version is as close and the plate it is hardly posible to give literal as the different idioms of the a clear idea of it.

The following is given as the brst mark or two. If the end of the tube proportion of the materials for produ- which comes from the retort, is im. cing the oxygenated muriatic gas. To mersed in the water of the interme6 ounces of black manganese; and diate bottle, as represented in the en16 ounces of sea-falt, both finely graving, we cannot perceive how the powdered, are added 12 ounces of security tube can remedy the danger concentrated vitriolic acid, mixed with of bursting the vessel on ludden cooling. 8 ounces of water *. By the proper Would it not simplify the machinery, Application of heat, these materials if the funnels Z in the tubs of the will discharge as much gas as will vat were removed, and the middle sufficientiy impregnate 25 gallons of funnel of each cub shortened to their water.

leng:h? We think the air-bubbles This new method of bleachinghas suc. would hardly ever go up so directly ceeded very well in the great in France, as to take at first the mouth of the and is also pra&tised with success in funnel inmediately above it, otherEngland, though still improvements wife that might be easily prevented, semain to be made in it: The prin. To the best of our knowledge, the cipal obstacles to its becoming uni. Linnead system, at least, knows of no Yerial, are the hitherto impossibility myrtus cerifera ; we apprehend that in of producing the oxygenated acid in the note p. 1 10. the traoflator meant a concentrated portable state, and the the myrica cerifera of modern bo-' disagreeable funies which it emiss. tanilts.

The first renders it necellary that the bleacher shall make it for himself; and in the introduction of new, ill. A Narrative of the Disinterntent of understood improvements, there is Milton's Coffin, in the Parish Church too commonly do averfion from the of St Giles's, Cripplegate, on Aug 4th, trial; the inconvenience arising from 1770, and of the Treatment of the the fumes is not so great as to be a Corpse during that and the following material hindrance.

Day, London In favour of ihe new method much can be urged. Equal cheapness of CURIOSITY having been awamaterials upon the wholm. perhaps kened to avail itself of the present greater than in the old wa;. .In fix repairs of Cripplegate church, whose days thread and cloth may be blcach. roof and upper windows are going to ed as compleately as formerly they be made new, to search for Milton's were in several months. The businels body, whose father was buried here, may be carried on in winter almost according to the parish-register, March equally well as in summer, and an 15, 1656-7, and his son, according unfavourable season will not put it to tradition, under the clerk's desk out of the merchant's power 10 bring in the chancel, i. e, where that desk his goodis in time to the market. In once stood, for it is now opposite to a word, many of those fine fields now the former, Messieurs Strong, F.A.S. loft to Agriculture, will be destined vestry-clerk, Cole, church-warden, again to produce fuftenance for man Laming and Fountane, overseers, and beast. To those whose interest it Taylor, surgeon, trom Derbyshire, is to see such ends accomplished, we oni a visit to Mr Liming, Alwould recommend the present publi. cough, hercdary parish clerk, Mrs cation.

Hoppers, sextun, and two others, The translator will excuse a re- opened the grave, August 3. and * It were to be wilhed that the author had given the specific gravity of the mirVOL. XII. No. 70. Mm

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found a leaden coffin, old, and much The Mercy of Providence, particular. corroded, without inscription or plate, sbviour in the British Nation : or f feet 10 inches long, and i foot the Scvereign's most happy Reco4 inches broad over the thoulders, very from a very unfortunate Malalying on a wooden one, supposed his dy ; read on the Birth-day of his Brifather's. The ground was immedi- • tannic Majesty George tte III. King ately closed, but opened next morning of Great Britain, France, and Ireby the church wardens, &c. in confe- land, Defender of the Faith, Duke quence of a merry-meeting at Foun of Brunswick-Luneburg, Elettur tane's house. They cut open the and Hereditary Treasurer of the Roleaden colka, from the head to the man Empire, &c. &c. &c. Celebreast, and found the corple done up brzited by his Majesty's Exty Extrain its shroud; on disturbing which, the ordinary and Minister P!:mipotenti. ribs fell. They knocked out the teeth, "ary to the Court of Ruflia, Charles cut off the hair, fix inches long, which Whirworth, E. By a naturalized had been combed and tied together, and Englishman, P. H. Librarian to after pulling the bones about, left the tie British Factory at St Petersburg. whole a pocy to the grave-dioger, .1789. Celebrated likreise by the who made moncy by "hewing it till Britih Conful.general, John Cayley, Thursday at foar o'clock, when the E19. ground was closed. Mr Philip Never..of Furnival's Ino, the writer Of this production the following of this pamphlet, has not a doubt of is a specimen : the authenticity of ithe body, from « Tandem bona caufa tricmpkat," she lite and hair, notwithstanding on to There was a time in Britain's Illus, ver the spot is a monument to a fa- When Sm and Paffiors loudly swaya, ther, mother, and two sons of the fa And moral Force, suppress’d by guilas, mily of Smith, buried near that place In party danger was array'd;

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From ter of which, a writer in the St James's Trimendous thack, all union Broke, Chronicle, Sept. 447, inclines to Ant threatened Britain's land and law; ofre it and it must be confefied, the Its Sovereign--the best of King's clate.

Was taken ill, in mind and health: Length of the hair, and the Itate in Good Heaven! --what a stroke of Fatei which it was found, rather favours Made Britain tremble with its wealth? the opinion. Be this as it may, the Such heavy judgment then appear'd, dead have been fuainefully violated. Might icad to ruin Albion's race,

Had Heaven not kepp'a between, and rear'd, and most probably a felion impoled Now Earour'd them to seek for grace."on the public for truth ; which we

“ Hail! happy Monarch, great and good; sincerely with may have been the cale,"

Thy people's wishe---thy with in life, and that our honoured Baid Hill itfts Thy fear of God-and virtues food, in peace.

To fortes jhrring interest ftrife, In the second edition Mr Neve has. Then in up the Lord increase thy days,

dowed har For Bryain's welfare, careful deige; added some farther evidences that it

' (They', thankful, will increase their laysti was Miltoo's body, and not that of a Toma feroale, from an attentive examina. tion on a second careful disinterment,

And all the people join'd in the chorus

« Cod lave our noble Kingby leave of the churchwardens, in « God save Great George The King, the presence of Mr Strong, Aug. 17.

"God save the King, &c. &c. &c."

Manners Manners and Cuftoms in the West-India Each night when I lay on my bed, · Islands ; containing various Partia My wearied litabs to rest,

culars respecting the Soil, Ceativa. Their humming songs kept me in :, - tion, Produce, Trade, Officers, In. .dread, · habitants, &c. &c. with the Me And fore my mind oppress'd.

thod of conducting a Sugar-Planta. They woundod me in every part, tion; in which the ill Practices of My face and body o'er; Superintendants are pointed out : ało My legs and thighs.oft felt their the Treatment of Slaves, and Slate.

arment of Slaves, and Stave (nart, : . . Trade. By * B. Moreton, 8vo. And were exoeslive fore." ?? 3s. ftitched. Richardson. London, As Ireland, when much appress’d! 1790.

With creatures full of fings, .

Was by St Patrick once bless'd, THIS book may be called the Who banish'd pois'nous things, . young man's companion to the Weit. I often wilh'd he had gone theres": Indies, being written by one who And thook his facred wand?! resided five years in Jamaica, to a O'er all the ille, and in the air, youth füpposed to be making up his "i And biefs'd both air and land; ; mind whether he should engage in Till not a pois nous spiteful thing * Such an enterprise. We doubt not Above the earth had rang'd, but the advice given him as a book. And vile musquittoes lost its ftings keeper, Degro-driver or overseer, may. And into midges chang’d. : be very just and useful. Those who . ., have filed such departments are doubtJess the bett able to inftruct others. Travels in various parts of Europe, The author, however,' does not stop Alia, and Africa, during a series of here. He teaches the planter him.. Thirty years and upwards : by John Self what will be most to his intereft ; M.Donald, a Cadet of the Family * and not contented with this, wbich may 1 of Keppoch'in Inverness-Shire. indeed be connected with his five. London; Printed for the Author years department, he becomes a din .. 1790. . . . . . vide, a phylician, a lawyer, a staref. . man, and a poet of course. .. . THIS is the history of a foot

As far as Mr Moreton was likely man written by himself, and fit read: to be competent, he appears to have ing for none but footmen.'' i.

given .very prudent advice to his young friend, and to have Itruck out Some useful hints for older people. The Revienu of Vol. II. of the Edinburgh Observations on the Slave Trade Philofophical Transactions continaed. are, for the moft part, judicious and THE PAPERS read before the-Soz bumane; on the manner of living a: ciety'are, as vluai, divided into two mong the negroes, interelling and Ciales, Phyficial and Viterary. """! impartial ; on the mode of treating . Clats 1. Pyysical. 10 them, rational and proper ; on the geo - THĘ firft wticle in this class Deral plan of living and economy pre-contains an account of certain und per for a young man to pursue, com common natural appearances of the pious and highly useful :--but on law ground observed by Dr Mutton or and the other profelhons, dashing Arthur's Seat. It appeared to be a fuperficial, and crite.

narrow Atripe of dhe grass quite dead Of his tateots as a poet, the foNow- and withered, the hides perfe&tly well ing extract will give some ideas defined, all the plants in the track ge

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