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ence with the Minister was to have votes at his disposal in the East India Proprietary Court.

"By every thing which tended to lessen the number of voting Proprietors, the force of all these sinister interests was increased. The only expedient which had a tendency to counteract them, was to render such Proprietors as numerous as possible. This would have promoted the interests of the public, but not those of the minister; the interests of the many, but not those of the few." (Vol. ii. p. 298—302.)

This is a fair specimen of the manner in which our historian analyzes the merits of plans of policy. His mode of examination is, perhaps, somewhat too elaborate; but his views are often profound and ingenious; and the very methodical arrangement which he pursues, if it sometimes impairs the graces of his composition by a semblance of formality, is at least a powerful assistance to the understanding, both in entering fully into the opinions of the writer, and in detecting their fallacy, where any fallacy exists.

In the general distribution of his history, between 1756 and 1773, Mr. Mill appears to us to have paid too strict an attention to the order of time. The affairs of the Carnatic, and the affairs of Bengal, form, during this period, two distinct streams, which have little communication with each other; and he would have consulted the ease, as well as relieved the memory, of his readers, had he not passed so frequently from the one to the other. We at least have found, that the mind, in attempting to acquire a clear view of the transactions which he relates, is disposed to follow an arrangement different from that of the history. But we are well aware that little stress ought to be laid on criticisms of this sort; the order which is most suitable to the habits and associations of one mind, may be extremely perplexing to another. We have now reached the epoch of 1773, when the Company had become a great territorial power in Hindustan, and, in some measure, from its dependance on the ministry, an integral part of the government of England. Here we shall stop for the present. In our next number we shall take a survey of the remainder of Mr. Mill's work, which will bring in review before us the administrations of Hastings, Macpherson, Cornwallis, Shore, and Wellesley; the impeachment of Hastings, the change effected in the constitution of the Company in 1784, the subversion of the kingdom of Mysore, and the war with the MahThese are topics of too much importance to be passed cursorily over in the few pages which we could have allotted to them in our present Number.

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AGRICULTURE AND RURAL ECONOMY.

Transactions of the Horticultural Society of London. Vol. II. Part VII and Last. 4to. 15s.

ANTIQUITIES AND ARCHITECTURE.

A Cursory Disquisition on the Conventical Church of Tewkesbury and its Antiquities, with incidental Remarks on the Ecclesiastical Architecture of the Middle Ages. Royal 8vo.

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The History and Antiquities of Gainsburgh; together with a Topographical and Descriptive Account of Stow, principally in Illustration of its Claim to be considered as the Roman Sidnacester. By Adam Stark. 8vo. 10s. 6d. Royal 8vo. Boards. 1l. 1s.

Parochial Antiquities, attempted in the History of Ambrosden, Burcester, and other adjacent Parts in the Counties of Oxford and Bucks. By White Kennett, D.D. Vicar of Ambrosden, afterwards Bishop of Peterborough. A new Edition, in Two Volumes, greatly enlarged from the Author's Manuscript Notes; and with an Appendix, containing the History of Chilton, in the County of Buckingham. By the Rev. T. Delafield. 4to. 61. Quires.

ARTS AND SCIENCES.

Description and Use of the Instrument now called a Kaleidoscope, as published by its Original Inventor, Richard Bradley, F.R.S. Professor of Botany to the University of Cambridge. 6d.

Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall, instituted February 11th, 1814. Volume I.

BIOGRAPHY.

The Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year 1818. Vol. II. 8vo. 15s. Letters from the Abbé Edgeworth to his Friends, written between 1777 and with Memoirs of his Lif including some Account of the late Dr. Moyland, Bishop of Cork, and Letters to him from Edmund Burke and other Persons of Distinction. By the Rev. Thomas R. England. cr. 8vo. 8s.

1807;

Memoirs of the late Mrs. Elizabeth Hamilton, with a Selection from her Correspondence, and other unpublished Writings. By Miss Benger. 2 vols.

8vo. 17. 1s.

Memoirs of John Duke of Marlborough; with his original Correspondence, collected from the Family Records at Blenheim, and other authentic Sources, illustrated with Portraits, Maps, and Military Plans. By William Coxe, M.A. F.R. F.S.A. Archdeacon of Wilts and Rector of Bemerton. Vol. I. 4to. Boards. 31. 3s.

The Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon, in which is included a Continuation of his History of the Grand Rebellion. Written by himself. In 2 vols. 8vo. Quires. 148.

Biographical Conversations, on the most Eminent and Instructive British Characters, interspersed with numerous Anecdotes illustrative of their Lives and Actions, and of the Times in which they lived. By the Rev. William Bingley, M.A. F.L.S., &c. Designed for the Use of Young Persons. 12mo. Boards. 6s.

Biographical Conversations on the most Eminent Voyagers of different Nations, from Columbus to Cook. Comprehending distinct Narratives of their Personal Adventures. By the Rev. William Bingley. M.A. F.L.S., &c. Designed for the Use of Young Persons. 12mo. Boards. 6s. 6d. Memoires Secrets sur la Vie privée, Politique et Littéraire de Lucien Buonaparte, Prince de Canino; Redigés sur sa Correspondence et sur des Pieces Authentiques et Inedites. 2 tomes. 8vo. 18s.

Anecdotes sur la Cour et l'Interieur de la Famille de Napoléon Bonaparte. 8vo. Sewed. 10s. 6d.

Memoirs of the Private and Political Life of Lucien Bonaparte, Prince of Canino. Translated from the French. In 2 vols. 8vo. Boards. 18s.

Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin, LL. D. F. R. S. &c. &c. written by himself to a late Period, and continued to the Time of his Death, by his Grandson, William Temple Franklin, now first published from the Original Manuscripts, comprising the Private Correspondence, and Public Negotiations of Dr. Franklin, and a Selection from his Political, Philosophical, and Miscellaneous Works. Volume III. 4to. Boards. 31. 3s.

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New and Complete Sailing Directions for the East Coast of England, from London to the Downs, Flamborough Head, and Scarborough; including the River Thames, Harwich, Orfordness, Yarmouth Roads, Lyon and Boston Deeps, and the River Humber; also Yarmouth and Harborough Sands, Smith's Knowl, Leman and Ower, Dudgeon Shoal, &c. &c. By J. W. Norie, Hydrographer. 2s. 6d.

New and Complete Sailing Directions for the East Coasts of England and Scotland, from Flamborough Head to Cape Wrath, and for the Orkney and Shetland Islands; comprehending Scarborough, Whitby, Hartlepool, Sunderland, Newcastle, Shields, Berwick, Leith, Dundee, Aberdeen, Inverness, Stromness, and Lerwick; also, the Staples, Holy Island, May Island, Bell and Carr Rocks, &c. &c. By J. W. Norie, Hydrographer, Author of a New and Complete System of Navigation, &c. 2s. 6d.

Theory and Practice of Bookkeeping adapted to the Capacity of Youth; also, Remarks on Bills and Promissory Notes, the Nature and Origin of Trade, and other Information indispensably requisite for all Persons intended for Business. By John Matheson, Author of Arithmetic in Theory and Practice, Royal School, Margaret Street, Cavendish Square. 12mo. 1s. 6d.

Calculations of Profits on Sums, progressively from One Penny to Forty Shillings, at 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 per Cent. advance; without the loss of the Fractional Part of the Half Farthing, principally adapted to Retail Business. By J. R. Hopwood, Author of Mercantile Tables. 12mo. 1s.

Universal Commerce, or the Commerce of all the Mercantile Cities and Towns of the World, containing a Geographical Description of each Place, its Weights, Measures, Moneys, Course and Operation of Exchange, Imports and Exports, &c. By the Editor of Mortimer's Commercial Dictionary.

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DRAMA.

Bellamira, or, The Fall of Tunis, a Tragedy in Five Acts. By Richard Sheil, Esq. Author of "The Apostate." 8vo. 3s.

Revenge, or the Novice of San Martino, a Tragedy. By Major Brook Bridges Parlby. 1s.

EDUCATION, SCHOOL BOOKS, AND CLASSIC AUTHORS.

Domestic Scenes, or the Adventures of a Doll.

An Alphabetical Key to "Propria Quæ Maribus," "Quæ Genus," and "As in Presenti," containing all the Examples declined and translated, with the Rules quoted under each, and Numerical References to the Context; a new Edition, with an Appendix of above Seven Hundred Irregular Verbs, distinctly declined and translated, besides other useful additions. By J. Carey, LL. D. &c. 12mo. 3s.

Plan and Instructions for the Juvenile Bank.

Exercises from Lucian. For the Use of Felsted School.

Clavis Metrico-Virgiliana: A Metrical Guide to the right Intelligence of Virgil's Versification; containing a Solution of its principal Difficulties, the Lines distinctly scanned in each Case, and the Poetic Licences explained: to which is added, a Synopsis of the Poetic Licenses, exhibiting at one View the various Examples of each, collectively classed together. By John Carey, LL. D. Author of Latin and English Prosodies. 12mo. Sheep, 1s. 6d.

A Compendium of Useful Information, on the Works of Creation and Providence, by way of Dialogue. Compiled chiefly for the Use of Schools, on the Improved System of Education. 6d.

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A Compendium of Greek Verbs, for the Use of Tyros. By J. Tilt. 4to. 5s. Xenophontis Opuscula Politica Equestria et Venatica cum Arriani Libello de Venatione, ex Librorum Scriptorum Fide et Virorum Doctorum conjecturis recensuit et interpretatus est. Jo Gottlob. Schneider. 8vo. Quires. 10s.

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The Eton Latin Prosody, illustrated with English Explanations of the Rules and Authorities from the Latin Poets. In an Appendix are added Rules for the Increments of Nouns and Verbs, and a Metrical Key to the Odes of Horace. By John Carey, LL. D. Author of Latin Prosody Made Easy. 12mo. 1s. 6d. The Italian Student's Assistant, or a Synoptical Arrangement of the Italian Verbs, upon a New and Simple Plan.

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Arithmetic in Theory and Practice, in which every Example is Original, and Mercantile Computation rendered more Easy and Concise by the Application of Decimals, &c. &c. By J. Matheson. 12mo. bound. 3s.

Dictionnaire des Verbes Français; or a Dictionary of French Verbs, showing their different Governments. By J. C. Tarver. 8vo, bds. 10s.

Guy's New Exercises in Orthography, containing Selections from the most admired Authors, in Prose and Verse. By Joseph Guy, Jun. 18mo. bd.

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The Hundred Wonders of the World, and of the three Kingdoms of Nature, described according to the best and latest Authorities, and illustrated by Engravings. By the Rev. C. C. Clarke. 12mo. Bound. 98.

Winter Evenings, or Tales of Travellers. By Maria Hack. 2 vols. 5s. On Education, a Dialogue after the Manner of Cicero's Philosophical Disquisitions. By W. Heberden, M. D. 12mo. 3s. 6d.

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The Metamorphoses; or, Effects of Education, a Tale. By the Author of "Aunt Mary's Tales," "The Ornaments Discovered," &c. &c. 2s. 6d.

The Juvenile Class Book, or Sequel to the Child's Companion, (in four Parts) methodically arranged and adapted to the Capacities of Children. By W. Putsey, Master of the Classical and Mathematical School, Pickering. 12mo.

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GEOGRAPHY.

Geography illustrated on a Popular Plan, for the Use of Schools and Young Persons. By the Rev. J. Goldsmith, Author of Grammar of Geography, &c. &c. New Edition. 12mo. Bound. 15s.

Elementary Tables of Practical Geography.

HISTORY.

Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth. By Lucy Aikin 2 vols. 8vo. 1l. 5s, The Civil and Constitutional History of Rome, from its Foundation to the Age of Augustus. By Henry Banks, Esq. 2 vols. Royal 8vo. 1l. 4s.

Origin of the Pindaries, preceded by Historical Notices on the rise of the different Mahratta States. By an Officer in the Service of the East India Company. 8vo. 7s. 6d.

An Universal History, in Twenty-four Books. Translated from the German of John Von Müller. 3 vols. 8vo. 1. 16s.

Considerations sur les principaux Evènemens de la Revolution Françoise. Par Madame la Baronne de Staël. 3 tomes. 8vo. 17. 16s.

Considerations on the principal Events of the French Revolution. Baroness de Staël. 3 vols. 8vo. 17. 16s.

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A Full and Correct Account of the Military Occurrences of the late War between Great Britain and the United States of America, with an Appendix and Plates. By William James, Author of a Full and correct Account of the Chief Naval Occurrences, &c. In 2 vols. 8vo. 1/. 10s.

The History of Greece. By William Mitford, Esq. Volume V. 4to. 21. 2s. The Political State of the British Empire, containing a General View of the Domestic and Foreign Possessions of the Crown, the Laws, Commerce, Revenues, Offices, and other Establishments, Civil and Military. By John Adolphus, Esq. Barrister at Law, F. S. A. Author of "the History of England, from the Accession of King George III, to the Peace of 1783." In 4 vols. 8vo. Boards. 3l.

Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century, consisting of Authentic Memoirs and Original Letters of Eminent Persons; and intended as a Sequel to the Literary Anecdotes. By John Nichols, F. S. A. Volume III. 8vo. Boards. 1. 7s.

America and her Resources; or a View of the Agricultural, Commercial, Manufacturing, Financial, Political, Literary, Moral, and Religious Capacity

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