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RUNCARY. bers have appeared, whose contents correspond with this object. They incinde : Professor N. Revai has published the translations of select pieces from Lucian, first division of the second volume of his Cicero, Pope, and the Messiah of Klop- Grammaticu Hungarica elaboratior : it relates stock. The editor is assisted by Witsch to the Verbs. Negedly, J. Mysliwecki, Joseph Jungman,

At Pest, M. Tanarki bas published a. and others.

Hungarian translation of Tasso's JerusaM. Stephen Kultsar has entitled his pa- lem delivered. per, published at Pest, in the Hungarian M. Francis von Pusposky, Canon of language, Hazai tudesitasok, Advices of Grosswardein, in-Hungary, by his last will our Native Country.” He has already appointed the sum of 24,000 forins to be more than 200 subscribers; and the Co- applied to charitable uses : his executor mitates wish to remove the probibition, by has disposed of this legacy as follows: which he can insert nothing but domestic 5000 Horins for the erection of a hospital Hungarian articles. A sheet is published for the siek at (frosswarden, for the use of twice a week, since July 2. Price for the all religions and classes, in the county of half year 4 tlorins. M. Kultsar, formerly Bihar: the care of establishing this is unProfessor of Elocution, and tutor to the dertaken by Mr. Sandorffi, an active phyyoung Count Festerits, writes a pure Hun- , sician in the county. garian style. This journal finds its way - 10000 forins for the support of village into the neighbouring countries, as Servia, schools in the diocese of Grosswardein. Bosnia, Moldavia, and Wallachia.

7000 forins for the increase of salaries For some time there was expectation to local ministers. of the appearance of a journal, under 1000 forins for philosophical experithe title of Austrian Leaves (Oesterreichis- ments in the royal academy at Grosswarche Blatten) which was to embrace much, dein. but at present nothing is said about it. *1000 florins for reward-books to child

There are some appearances as if the ren, who answer best in the parish cateCensurate berewould impercep: bly become chisms. milder, at least many free spoken words in The number of students who have atthe foreign newspapers receive the “ tole-t tended the catholic Pedagogia in the five ratur," if not the admittitur.”, to literary circles of Hungary, in the course

Fifteen booksellers were declared insol-, of the year 1904; amonnts to 11,832, out vent at the September Fair, and it is feared of which 4553 were pupils to the Piaristes; that fifty more will follow them at Easter.s 1228 to the Benedictines, Cordeliers, and The last catalogne contained in all 3,077 Minorites; and 6047 were educated in articles, among which were

those colleges where the instruction of Theology

257 youth is committed to the care of lay proJurisprudence, including . Political fessors. Economy

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Philosophy
Education
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59 In 1803, Mr. Tank, a merchant of BerMathematies

88 gen, beqneathed to that city 60,000 crowns, Geography, ineluding Voyages and for the foundation and support of a priTravels

77 mary school. - In 1805, a giover of Oden

see, named Kahn, bequeathed his own

dweiling-house and 50,000 crowns for the Nine Answers to the following Prize' establishment of an asylum for orphans, Question of the Amsterdam Society for the and other destitute children.

M. Glarup, Increase of Religious Knowledge, have of Copenhagen, in the same year, left lebeen received : “ How comes it, that in gacies for the relief of the poor, and for the our dark and sorrowful times, insensibility: support of the school-masters of the little is so great, and a sufficient attention to island of Gioel. the dispensations and judgements of God is so little observable? And what are the best means, and most applicable, to counteract the spreading of that insensibi-'; The following is said to be a correct lity?" The answer of M. C. A. van der · Statement of Works printed in the year Broeck, preacher, at Oud-Beizerland, has 180.5, in all the provinces of the Prusobtained the prize,

sian States; the provinces of Anspach and

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Cleves excepted, and likewise all political Another Journal appears at Moscow, news-papers, intelligencers, almanacks, under the direction of M. Kutusof, ancient and academical dissertations.

Curator of the University, entitled, The

Number of Friend of Illumination, or Journal of the Subjects.

Works. Sheets. Arts and Sciences. Fine arts, romances, plays,

M. von Murr, of Nuremburg has sent to music

145 2691 his majesty the Emperor of Russia, three : Miscellaneous works, journals,

manuscripts of the great mathematician &c.

62 2335 Johannes Regiomontanus, together with Theological works

108 2112 some rare printed works of the same auMedicine and surgery - 80 1694 thor. They have been placed in the ImpeOeconomies

65 1446 rial Library, and M. von Murr has been History and biography 55 1363 honoured by his majesty with a present of Geography, statistics, voyages,

a superb brilliant ring. &c.

49 1187 History of literature

831 Politics

42 780 The Admiralty, is in possession of an Physics and chemistry

32 767 immense collection of observations and Jurisprudence

33 747 ships' journals of the most interesting Books for youth

58 689 kind. It is only within a very short peGerman and other living lan

riod that these treasures have been em. guages

24 505 ployed to advantage. In 1797, an idea Ancient and extra European

was first entertained of erecting an office languages

114 called the Hydrographic Archives, where all Mathematics, arithmetic, &c. 23 489 observations are collected, arranged, and Philosophy, ethics, &c.

27 474 numbered, for the purpose of projecting Technology, trade, and com

the best maps and charts from them. This merce

18 367 capital institution, which properly comNatural history and botany 21 349 menced only in 1793, will soon become Military science

11 239 very extensire; as the directors are men Greek and Roman classics 12 239 of the greatest talents, zealous, and inde. Greek and Roman antiquities 6 122 fatigable. This is proved by the number Pædagogic and school books - 13 114 of maps which have already been publishCoins and medals

2 61 ed in so short a time. Political writings

6 48 Don Ventura Barcaistegui began in 179) Astronomy

3 38 a.map of the Philippine Islands, which Preemasonry

10 are said to amount to 1100. They were

discovered by Magellan in 1540, and have Total 907 19791 been described by Le Gentil, La-Pérouse,

and Malespina. In the Indian Record Proportion, by Provinces.

Office there are numerous MSS. relating Electorate of Brandenburg 357 8318 to the Philippines, with the voyages of PerProvinces of Lower Saxony 238 5369 nando de la Torre, Garcia Escalante, Mar. Silesia

143 3402 tin de Yslares, and many others, which Bayreuth

64 1095 partly relate to the voyages of Ruy Lopez South and New East Prussia 42 536 de Villalobos in 1542. East Prussia

31 460 Neumark

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15 232 In the Swedish province of Smaland, the Pomerania

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scription is opened for the purpose of Total 907 19791 erecting a monument to his memory.

The Academy of Sciences of Stockholm

publishes its Transactions yearly, in one Sereral periodical works have very re- volume 8vo. cently commenced in Russia. One, enti- * The Royal Academy of Belles Lettres tled Notices of the North, is edited by M. publishes likewise one volume annually. Martignon, well known for his translation The Journal Econ nue is continued by of Longinus. It will exhibit the history of the Patriotic Society, and forms six numlearning and civilization in Russia, with bers yearly. the lives of its most illastrious men.

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THE

ECLECTIC REVIEW,

For FEBRUARY, 1807.

Art. I. The Principles of Moral Science. By Robert Forsyth, Esq. Ad.
vocate. Vol. I. 8vo. pp. 520. Price 10s. 6d. boards. Edinburgh.
Bell and Bradfute; Longman and Co. London. 1805.
ON a subject of so much importance to mankind as moral

science, our attention could not fail to be considerably awakened, when this volume came before us; and indeed we began the perusal of it with a stravge persuasion, that the author was in reality an ' Advocate' for virtue, morality, and religion. We shouid feel ourselves happy in announcing to the world that this expectation had been fully realized ; and that at least, if the author had advanced nothing new, on a subject which has been so fully investigated by many of our most acute reasoners, we should have found such a judicious selection of excellences, as would in some measure have atoned for the want of originality. On either of these grounds we should have availed ourselves of his labours with pleasure, and have warmly recommended the publication to the notice of every serious inquirer after truth. But unfortunately, instead of finding Mr. Forsyth an Advocate for those truths which are the foundation of virtue and happiness in time, and of our expectations in eternity ;-truths, on which the virtuous rest their hopes, and from which the guilty derive their fears ;-we are compelled to behold him as a feeble Advocate for those principles of infidelity, with which Christianity has been so in. effectually assailed, from the days of Porphyry and Julian to those of Robert Forsyth, Esq. In a scientific view, indeed, his work is perfectly“ toothless," and does but little more than Hutter in the rear of the army of scepticism, or swell the catalogue of those books which rally round the writings of Diderot, D'Alembert, Hume, and Voltaire.

St. Paul has told us, That all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God (Rom. iii. 23) ; but Mr. Forsyth tells us(p.410) “That in truth there is no such thing as moral evil to be found VOL. III.

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