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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 xixi and Matt.xxvi. .. 848
BANKS of the Calder, ........

937
on Matth. viii...

935
Birthday lines,....

on John xi. ........

937
CONVICT,.......

744
to Maria, .....

938
Corsica, by Mrs. Barbauld,....

to Rietault Abbey, .... 940
Crucifixion, ....

- on Despair, .......... .... 1037
Death of Herod, ...

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

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 yonng Lady,.

1128
FAREWELL, 1034,......Fragment,.. 844 WINTER, 76,...... A Fragmen 1036
Friend, to a,—and the Reply, .......
595 Woman, ................

1055
Friendship, ......................

551 “Work while it is day,” &c.,. 457
Funeral procession, .................

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 ,...
JONAH's gourd, ........

948 ADVICE on playing the Pianoforte,.... 863
KNOWLEDGE of the Lord, &c.,..... 457 Agnes Hall, or the Adopted Cbild, .... 1057
LARK and Robin,...............

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

451 Analogy of Religion, by J. Batler, .... 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. Mann,. 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.,....
written on a leaf of Don Juan, ... 940 Christian Philosopher, by T. Dick, .

k, .... 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 Departare, 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,.................... 56
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 monntains 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

meeting, ................

960
RANSOMED Hebrew, ...............
1036 GRAMMAR for Children, ............

363
Red House, a tale, .................

273 Guide 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, ............

Harriet and her Scholars, .......... 840
Sol turned recluse, ................

547 History of the English General Baptists, 556
Solar System, 549,......Soliloquy, ... 81 of Scotland, Greece, Rome, &c, 959

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Pulpit, ..........................1125

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764

COL.
IMMANUEL, a Poem, by S. Bromley,.. 96 Poems for a sick or melancholy hour, .. 578
Ingenuous Scruples, by Alicia Mant,., 765 Political miscellany of Harlequin Proteus, 1055
JUVENILE Prize Essays,. ............

.. 664 Professional Christianity, &c., ....... 762
LADY at the Farm House, .......... Protestant Reformation Vindicated, by
Lectures on the Lord's Prayer, by L.

Josepb Fletcher, .......... 960
Booker, ............ ..

281 READING no longer a Task........... 1056
Letter from Robert Haldane, Esq.,.... Remarks opon Adam Clarke's Sermon,. 380

to the Rev. Dr. Milper, by Dr. Revelations of the Dead-Alive,... 955
Parr,....................

757 Sacred Harp, by S. Bromley,.... 855
Letters to young Ladies, by Mrs, Lạn 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 Hul-
Elizabeth Harvard, ....... 286

bert, .................... 1129
Lieut. Col. Blackader,..... 287

287 | Self-advancement, &o., ............
Rev. T. Halyburton, ....... 851 | Sketo

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,.............

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

Wade, ......

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

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1054
bell, ................ .. 55

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 instractor, 183
PARRY's journal of a second voyage of Voice from heaven, by D. E. Ford, ... 773
discovery, ................ 368

368 WHISPER to a new-married pair,..... 658
Pleasures of Piety, by Eleanor Dickinson, 859 | Works of the Rev. J. Maclauring...... 564
Plenary inspiration of the scriptures, by

of James Arminius, D.D. ..... 1038
S. Noble, ................. 1047

.. 1047 | Writer's clerk, or the bumours of the
Poems, by W. Cowper, Esq.......... 563

Scottish metropolis, ........ 376

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PLATES IN VOL. VII.

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COL. | NO.

COL.
1. George Birkbeck, M. D........... 177. Abraham Rees, D.D.F.R.S. &c.,..., 781
2. Wilson Lowry, F.R.S., ........... 1138. 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, ................. 1022
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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MEMOIR OP george BIRKBECK. M.D. / mitting attention to study, can be con

sidered as a passport to fame, it is (With a Portrait.)

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. Iu we cannot for a moment doubt that the direct line of his profession, he | the portrait will prove highly gratifybolds 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 was 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 bis yet undeveloped genius, 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 workpien, whenever they the human race,

came within bis grasp. A cotton mill DR. BIRKBECK's name is well known having been erected in the neighbour-' to numerous scientific bodies, both in hood, during his childhood, from his England and Scotland ; and the marks strong attachment to machinery, he of bonourable 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, he 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 shire, 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-l became qualified for entering on more

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