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Poetry.

COL.
col. Sonnet : "Say what is Heaven ?"..... 80
ÆOLIAN harp, on an, ...

1037
on Luke iv.,

841
Apostate, lines to an, ....

1032
on John xix. and Matt.xxvi.

848
BANKS of the Calder,

937
on Matth. viii.

935
Birthday lines,

743
on John xi.

937
CONVICT,

744
to Maria,

938
Corsica, by Mrs. Barbauld,.

397
to Rietault Abbey,

940

Crucifixion,

368

on Despair,

1037

Death of Herod,

856 Spring, 452,....Star, 861,....Storm,. 178
of the Welsh Bards,.... 935 Stanzas on the Ship Silas Richards, 548
Deserted City, 652,.... Despair, 81 Suicide,

644
Dream, a fragment,

1037 | THOUGHTS during a Storm at midnight, 859

EASTER hymn,

272 Time : on the departure of the year, 75

Elegy to the memory or Laura R- 842

odes to,

.455, 845
on the death of a friend,
847 Truth immutable,

547
Epitaph to the memory of Gen. Lawrence, 744 Twilight,

940
Epithalamiuru of Catullus, .
272 Verses on a Shipwreck,

1127

Evening star, to the,

649

· to a yonng Lady,.

1128

FAREWELL, 1034,...... Fragment, 844 | Winter, 76,......A Fragment,

Friend, to a,-and the Reply,

595 | Woman,

1055

Friendship,

551 “ Work wbile it is day,” &c., .. 457

Funeral procession,'...

742 World's End,..

1056

“ He knoweth the way that I take,' 931

Hint to Christians and Ministers, 947

Hope, 457,-

-invocation to,........

844

Hymns,
.............78, 272

Reviews.
INTELLECT, the development of

80
JONAH's gourd,

948 Advice on playing the Pianoforte,.... 863
KNOWLEDGE of the Lord, &c.,..... 457 | Agnes Hall; or the Adopted Child,.... 1057
LARK and Robin,..

860 Amulet; or Christian Remembrancer,.. 1130
Lines to Miss Lowry,

451 Analogy of Religion, by J. Butler, 544
on the death of Mrs. Warren, 453 Apostate's Progress, &c.......

849

on the death of an acquaintance,. 456 | Atonement, Essay on the, by J. Many,. 477

addressed to a Lady,

552 BERNARDO's Italian Interpreter, 292

addressed to a friend,

646 Bible Dictionary,

1056

on the memoir of the Rev. S. Lee, 648 Bible Preacher, &c. by the Rev. H.

occurring at twilight by the seaside, 858

Forster,

668

-addressed to two Infant Daughters, 931 Bunyan Explained to a Child,

473

on seeing the Ruins of Slaugbam CAMBRIAN Plutarch, by J. H. Parry,.. 179

Place,..

936 Christ's Victory and Triumph, &c.,.... 861

written on a leaf of Don Juan, 940 | Christian Philosopher, by T. Dick, 748
MANIAC, 79,......Mariner's Grave,..

77
Inheritance,

1056

Map of Pleasure's Invocation,

939 Club; a Series of Essays,.

948

Millennial Vision,

365 Conversations of lord Byron, by Medwin, 86

Missionary's Departure, by Montgomery, 746 Cottager's Friendly Guide,

1057

Monody on the death of the Rev. W. DEALINGS of God with eminent Chris-

Griffiths,

740

tians,...

565

Moses, the death of, 171, 267,... 364 Defence of Experimental Religion, . 850

Muse, Address to the,..

175 Deserted City, Eva, &c., by J. Boanden, 651

NETTLE, a fable,'.

745 ENGLISH Grammar, by W. Allen, 853

PARODY on Robin Adair,

553 Essays on various subjects, by J. Townley, 941

Parting Reminiscences,

846 Evangelical Rambler,

566

Passions and Emotions, or choice sweets, 647

Minstrel, by J. Marsden,.. 946
Perfidy, on the discovery of,

....

82 Excursions to the mountains of Pied-

Planet Venus, to the,.....

938

mont,

275

Pity, 938,...

.Poet's Wish,

939 | Exercises on the Globes and Maps, 1051

Praise, 552, .Prospect of Life, 553 Fletcher's Discourse at Weigh-house
Pulpit,

1125
meeting,

960
RANSOMED Hebrew,
1036 GRAMMAR for Children,

363
Red House, a tale,

273 Gaide for young Disciples, by J. G.

Religion, address to, ...

845

Pike,.....

943

Roined Abbey, 742, .....Sigb, 82 HACKNEY Coach, &c. Pocket Compa-

Sin, 1035,.... Skeleton, speech of a, 191

nion, .

95

Smugglers,

741 Harriet and her Scholars,

840

Sol torned recluse,

547 History of the English General Baptists, 556

Solar System, 549,......Soliloquy, 81

of Scotland, Greece, Rome, &c, 959

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IMMANUEL, a Poem, by S. Bromley,.. 96 Poems for a sick or melancholy hour, .. 578
Jogenuous Scruples, by Alicia Mant, 765 Politioal miscellany of Harlequin Proteus, 1055
JUVENILE Prize Essays,........... 664 Professional Christianity, &c.,

762
LADY at the Farm House,

1054 Protestant Reformation Vindicated, by
Lectures on the Lord's Prayer, by L.

Joseph Fletcher,

960
Booker,
281 READING no longer a Task...

1056
Letter from Robert Haldane, Esq.,.... 471 Remarks opon) Adam Clarke's Sermon,. 380
to the Rev. Dr. Milner, by Dr. Revelations of the Dead-Alive,

955
Parr,....

757 SACRED Harp, hy S. Bromley,... 855
Letters to young Ladies, by Mrs, Lan- Sailor and his Bible,.

473
fear,

567 Saints' Everlasting Rest, by Fawcett... 1129
Library Companion, by T. F. Dibdin,.. 85 Scientia Biblica,

462
Life of the Rev. J. Wesley, by H. Moore, 655 Scripture Illustrations, &c.,

94
MASSILLON’s Thoughts,&c.byR.Morris, 283

Natural History, ........94, 854
Memoir of William Howden,

285 Select Museum of the World, by Hula
Elizabeth Harvard, ....

286
bert,

1129
Lieut. Col. Blackader, 287 | Self-advancement, &o., ..

764
Rev. T. Halyburton,
851 Sketcbes of Sermons,

188
the late Mr. James Neil,. 1052 Solid Resources for Old Age,

958
Memoirs of the Rose, &o.,

751 Stranger at Home, by Thos. Martin,... 855
Mina, General, a short Narrative of, &c., 374 Tales of a Traveller, by Geoffrey Crayon, 82
Mirvan Family,........

465 of Modern Days, by Eliz. Barber, 469
Miscellaneous Poems, by R. Power,.. 654 of the Crusaders,

766
works of J. Fawcett, D.D., 852 Tasso, and the Sisters, &c. &c. by T,
Morning Meditations,

1054
Wade,

191
Mourner's Companion, by R. Gordon, Theodric, a domestic tale, by T. Camp-

1054
bell,

557
NARRATIVE of a pedestrian journey, by Theological essays, by J. Mann,

381
lieut. Cochrane,...... 458 Translations of the Cymmrodorion, 752
Natural and medical dieteticon, by For- Tremaine, or the man of refinement,., 561
syth,

1053 Two mothers, or memoirs of the last
OBSERVATIONS and Reflections, &c.... 661

century,

470
Ocean spiritually reviewed, &c. 566 Typographia, or the printer's instructor, 183
PARRY's journal of a second voyage of Voice from heaven, by D, E. Ford, 773
discovery, ...

368 Whisper to a new-married pair,.... 658
Pleasures of Piety, by Eleanor Dickinson, 859 | Works of the Rev. J. Maclaurin,
Plenary inspiration of the scriptores, by

of James Arminius, D.D. 1038
s Noble,....

1047 | Writer's clerk, or the bamours of the
Poems, by W. Cowper, Esq.

563
Scottish metropolis,

376

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PLATES IN VOL. VII.

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1. George Birkbeck, M. D....... 17 | 7. Abraham Rees, D.D.F.R.S. &c.,.... 781
2. Wilson Lowry, F.R.S.,

113 8. Right Rev. John Fisher, DD., 685
3. Thomas Nuttall, F.L.S. &c., 1133 9. Hall of Christ's Hospital, London, ., . 877
4. Samuel Parr, LL.D.,

305 10. Henry Fuseli, .
5. James Baldwin Brown, Esq., LL.D., 589 11. Vivant Dominique Denon,

973
6. Peter Nicholson, Architeot,...... 493 | 12. Rev. Thomas Robinson, M.A., 1069

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but fair to infer that more honours AMONG the distinguished characters still await him. of the present day, few persons are Of a gentleman thus distinguished more generally known, and scarcely by his merits in the eyes of his enone is more deservedly celebrated, lightened and learned countrymen, than the subject of this memoir. In we cannot for a moment doubt that the direct line of bis profession, he the portrait will proye highly gratifyholds a conspicuous rank; his pre- | ing to our numerous readers. At the eminent skill having procured for him same time, we flatter ourselves that an extensive and honourable patron- the memoirs of his life will be even age, and his success secured the en- more than equally acceptable to all tire confidence of his numerous and who delight to trace the progress of highly respectable friends.

intellect, pursuing its march through But, independently of the reputa- | the thorny paths of science, to a point tion which he has obtained by an of eminence which no patronage can able discharge of the duties of his confer, and no superiority of genius, station, fame is not silent respecting without unremitting application, can bís exalted attainments in various ever presunie to reach. other departments of science, which Dr. George Birkbeck

the he bas also found time to cultivate. youngest son of William Birkbeck, In the mechanical "branches, more Esq. an eminent merchant and banker particularly, bis talents have shone of Settle, in Yorkshire, in which place with peculiar lustre; and men of emi- he was born, in the year 1776. At a nence have paid a tribute of respect very early age he manifested strong to his abilities and acquirements, by indications of a disposition for meattending his lectures, and co-operat-chanical pursuits, delighting to freing in his designs. Thus countenan- quent those workshops in which such ced and supported, he has laid the articles were made as corresponded foundation of an Institution, in Lon- with his yet undeveloped genias, and don, which promises to be of vast embracing every opportunity of seizutility to the mechanical genius of ing and using the tools of carpenters, our country, and higbly beneficial to and other workmen, whenever they the human race,

came within his grasp. A cotton mill DR. BIRKBECK's name is well known having been erected in the neighbourto numerous scientific bodies, both in hood, during his childhood,-from his England and Scotland ; and the marks strong attachment to machinery, he of honourable distinction which he was solieitous to be employed among has received from many learned as- the children connected with this estasociations in each, furnish incontest- blishment, that he might have an opable evidence that their leading mem- portunity of watching its various movebers know bow to estimate his talents, ments, and tracing with minuteness He is at present a member of the the connexions and bearings of its Royal College of Physicians, and complicated parts. Physician to the General Dispensary; When eight years of age, be was President of the London Mechanics' placed at a school in a village called Institution; Patron of the Glasgow Newton, on the borders of LancaMechanics’ Institution; President of sbíre, where he remained about six the Meteorological Society; and Mem- years. During this period he acber of the Astronomical, Geological, quired the rudiments of arithmetical: and Medical and Chirurgical Societies and classical knowledge, and thus in London; and if activity and unre- became qualified for entering on more

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