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Such an account will be given of every article as will render it easily understood, and, in such a manner as to bring into a small compass the most valuable ideas and interesting facts, in every department of science and the belles-lettres, and to make known to the people of the United States the productions of men of genius and talents in Europe. As a suitable introduction to this work, the Editor proposes to give a Catalogue raysonné, of Greek, Latin, English, French, Spanish, and Jialian books, selected from the best bibliographical and periodical works that have appeared in France, and which will present a brief retrospect of the literature and science of past years. A good catalogue of books in foreign languages is much wanted by men of letters in America, many of whom are unable to make a proper selection from a want of a suitable means to guide their choice. The Editor has spared no pains in making a collection, with a particular view to the United States ; and he indulges the hope, that the professors of universities, colleges, and academies, the members of learned societies, and the lovers of literature and the arts, in general, will find in the numbers of the Continent of Europe, or the Paris Correspondent, much useful bibliographical intelligence, and valuable information in all the various branches of human knowledge, and that they will honour the present undertaking with their patronage and support. The first work will be printed in English, and published every month, by Isaac RiIey & Co. of New York. Each number will contain at least 48 pages 8vo. price 50 cents. The materials necessary to commence and carry on the work are already provided, and will in future be regularly furnished by H. Caritat from Paris. The publication will commence as soon as a sufficient number of fubscribers are obtained to defray the expenses of the undertaking. The second work, entitled L'Amerique du Nord, ou Le Correspondent des Etats Unit, is designed to exhibit to the inhabitants of Europe an account of all the publications, productions, discoveries, and improvements, in the United States. It will contain the various articles in all the branches of literature and science, arranged under proper heads, with an analytical account of the same, in the manner proposed as to the first part. The Prices of goods, publick stocks, and other

useful commercial information will be added. As this work will be published in the French language, by H. Caritat, at Paris, American authors and publishers will have an opportunity of having their productions made known throughout Europe: for which purpose it will be necessary to make early communications of them to Isaac Riley & Co. at New York, by whom arrangements will be made relative to both works, for the convenience of subscribers in every part of the United States. The second work will be comprised in numbers of about 32 pages octavo, and published monthly at Paris, at 25 cents each. Roy Subscriptions received at the Anthology Office. The long expected Tour of Colonel Thornton through various parts of

France, a splendid work, which has been

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others of copper, with the effigy of ves.
pasian. In the hall to the left fragments
of pictures, painted on wood, half car-
bonized, were distinguishable: they were
inclosed in a kind of niches : this was
the bed chamber; eight little columns
by which it was supported may still be
feen : they are of bronze, and to their
fummits still adhere some pieces of gild-
ed wood, which probably formed a can-
opy. On the lateral wall were painted
two priests with long beards, and cloth-
ed in robes of blue and green : they
have been removed to the Museum.
The kitchen contained a great quantity
of utensils, mostly of iron inlaid with
filver in inconceivable perfection.—
But what most struck me were five can-
delabras painted in fresco on a ground
of an extremely brilliant yellow : I
fearcely knew how to leave the room
which contained this master-piece of
taste and elegance : they are supported
by small figures, whose attitude, dress,
and drapery, are so exquisitely graceful,
that they might serve as models to all
the belles in the world. In this house,
as in most others of the ancients, you
find no window opening towards the
street. I was struck with the fragments
of a chariot which is still remaining in
the coach-house : you may perfectly
distinguish the wheels and the brass or-
naments of the chariot itself—Close to
the habitation is seen a door that con-
ducts to another, and which, to judge by
its exterior, will not furnish fewer beau-
ties whenever it shall be permitted to be
opened."
Miss Edgeworth will publish early in
January a new work, in two volumes, en-
titled Leonora—Lon. Month. Mag.
DEATHS IN BOSTON,
From Friday, Feb. 20, to Thursday, March
20, as reported to the Board of Health

by the Sextons.
Male. Fem. Ch.
1

Accident
Cancer 1
Childbed 2
Colic, bilious i
Consumption 9
Dropsy 1 1
I}rowned 1
Fever, bilious 1 2
---, nervous 3 3
Fits I
Old age 1 I
Unknown 4 1 13
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THE continuation of the review of the Trans-
actions of the Academy unfortunately was not
prepared in season for the present number.
We should be proud to number the Authors
of the Essay on Method and the Character of
Dr. Howard among the regular contributors to
the Anthology. It makes us nobis carior to be
allowed to unite with ours the productions of
minds, stored as theirs are with the riches of ripen-
ed thought, and ample and digested knowledge.
The verses of L. are classical and ingenious.
We should be pleased to be frequently indebt.cd
to the writer of the beautiful lines on Shipwreck.
, we do not precisely understand A.B.'s design.
if he means to quarrel with the Reviewer of the
sermon in question, he takes an odd method, by
coinciding with him in opinion ;...if with the
Writer, he cannot expect that we shoald make
our work the thcatre of the dispute.

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Island of Wisida...lake of Agnano...grotto del Cane...baths of St. Germain.

The lake of Agnano is one of the objects which is pointed out to the curiosity of a stranger. It is about four miles from Naples. After passing the grotto, there is a house on the road side, where a guide is taken to conduct him to the lake, and the grotto del Cane. The man was instantly ready, and was bringing as usual a torch and a dog. The poor animal was meagre and feeble, and was unwillingly dragged along. I had no wish to see him tortured, and insisted upon his being released, and his actions seemed to me more expressive than words could have been. When the man let go the rope which was round his neck he did not immediately run away, but looked up at us and seemed to wonder how he had escaped his accustomed torture; he continued thus till we drove off, and then turned slowly round and returned to the house. The guide got up behind the carriage and we soon turned off to the right. After passing for some time beautiful fields highly cultivated, we descended a hill and came in sight of the lake, surrounded by hills. It is a beautiful piece of water, about half a mile in Vol. III. No. 4. X

circumference. There were various species of wild fowl sporting on its surface. They appeared to be conscious of the security they enjoyed, for they suffered me to come close to them without discomposing themselves. The surface of the lake is sometimes almost covered with them. It forms. a part of the territory devoted to the hunting pleasures of the king, and no vulgar sportsman ever dares disturb the tranquillity of the place. As the king seldom. hunts here, the birds live unmoIested, and multiply continually. Nothing could be more picturesque than this lake surrounded by hills; its smooth surface was unruffled by the slightest breeze, the wild ducks were swimming and diving in perfect security; there were no houses to be seen, a few goats were reposing under the shade of some trees on one side, and except these there was 1:othing to interrupt this delicious solitude, which recalled to my mind the fabled tranquillity of the golden age. On the side of one of these hills is situated the grotto del Cane. This is only a hole in the side of the hill, closed with a gate. It is

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