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ever, extends generally over the Austrian renaica, and other countries almost inacces. Empire.

sible to isolated travellers or small parties, The Secret Counsellor and President, by joining

himself to a little army of the Von Bulow, has published at Magdeburg Pacha of Tripoli. His narrative, in the 2 Censorial Regulation, by which no work, form of letters, together with a collection printed out of the jurisdiction of the States of plants gathered in his travels, have been of the German Confederation, is permitted to forwarded to Dr Viviant, professor of nabe sold, without the authority of the Su. tural history and botany in the University preme Commission of Censorship. of Genoa, who has charge of the publica

Geographical Society. A Geographi- tion. The work will shortly appear at Gecal Society has been established at Vien- noa, with three plates descriptive of the na, the object of which is to facilitate geography, antiquities and other interesting the execution of different labours pro- objects of Africa. jected in the interior of the Austrian mo Cataracts.-M. the Baron de Zach, narchy, and to concentrate various means in his periodical Journal, at Genoa, of information relating to geography and remarks on the cataract of Riukan-Fossen, statistics. M. the Baron de Schwitzen, previously known, but only lately made counsellor of state, has been occupied in the public and described, that it is inferior to 3 formation of this Board, which is placed waterfall in the Pyrenees, at a place known under the immediate direction of the Coun. by the name of Le Cirque de Marboré, cil of State.

which, from the measurements of Messrs Netherlands. M. Van der Straeten, who Vidal and Reboul, is of 1256 feet; wherelately wrote a pamphlet on the present as the Norwegian cataract does not exceed state of the kingdom of the Netherlands, 800 feet. was recently arrested at Brussels. Seven ad Switzerland.-Mount Rosti.- in the vocates of that city, who wrote a memorial month of August 1819, M. the curate of for him, and his son, were also put under Gressoney, with a few others, scaled the arrest.

ascent of Mount Rosa, having previously · Italy. Some Documents relative to the supplied theniselves with instruments proSearch after Antiquities in the bed of the per for making observations. The height Tiber have lately been published at Rome, of its summit was determined at 2320 under the following title : “ Documenti le- toises above the level of the sea. The great gali ed autentici inservienti di publico rag- platform of Mount Rosa forms an immense guaglio delle operazione e seguitesi nell' glacier, and the party have given it the estate 1819, par la prima stagione della es. name of the Sea of Ice. It is crested with cavazione nel fiume Tevere della Societa, a number of needles or sharp-pointed peaks, denominato, Impresa privilegiata Tiberina, the chief of which are to the number of Roma, 1819.”

twenty. The one which these travellers Professor Settele at Rome has been re- ascended was not the most elevated, and fused permission to publish his Course of they were not a little surprised to discover Astronomy, because he treated the Coper. other mountains of an extraordinary height nican System positively, and not hypothe- rising above this elevation. tically, as required by a Bull of Pope Bene Russid.The under Librarian Gneditsch dict XIV.

at St Petersburg has lately made a trans. Vesuvius.--About the end of last July, lation of Homer into Russian Hexameters, M. de Gimbernat, a Spanish gentleman, Since the year 1814, Plutarch's Lives, Au. taking occasion from some interruptions, lus Gellius, and Cornelius Nepos, have also was enabled to explore the crater of Vesu- been translated into the Russian language. vius. No sooner had a lava just vomited It is stated in a German Journal, publishby the volcano cooled, than the traveller, ed at Leipsic, that the Emperor of Russia who is one of the Spanish literati in phy- 'has prohibited the introduction of all Car. sics, &c. proceeded upon it, till he came lile's publications into the Russian domi: near a new pit or orifice just opened, with nions. a tremendous noise and explosion. The New Expeditions.-M. the Count de Ro, bottom seemed to be agitated with a hurri- manzow is projecting, at his own charges, cane ; a great number of small peaks or co- two new expeditions, one of which is to set nical elevations were formed within the new out from Tchouktches, so as to pass over aperture. From it issued torrents of sul- the solid ice, from Asia to America, to the phureous vapours, and also masses of lava, north of Behring's Strait, at the point where so that M. de Gimbernat was not able long Cook and Kotzebue were stopped. The oto maintain his dangerous position. The ther is intended to ascend one of the rivers thick soles of his shoes were entirely burnt which disembogue on the western coast, through by the first layer of lava, which in Russian America, in order to penetrate retained thirty-five degrees of heat. into the unknown tracts that lie between

Travels in Africa.- Doctor Della Cella Icy Cape and the River Mackenzie. had lately an opportunity of traversing, in Northern Languages.-M. the Professor Africa, the regions of the Pentapolis, Cy. Rask, of Copenhageri, author of a Memoir

on the origin of the Northern Languages, ed for the accommodation of the sturecently crowned by the Academy of Co- dents. penhagen, is at this time traversing Asiatic Another Institution, of a similar da. Russia, to make inquiries respecting the ture, has also been founded at Adrianople, languages of its various inhabitants, and by Baron G. Savellarios and other opulent their connection with the Sclavonian and individuals. German. He intends afterwards to pro United States. The soil of the lands on ceed by Mount Caucasus and Persia, into the Missouri, and in the territory of Ala. India, beyond the Ganges. The term of bama, is very highly spoken of in the Amehis travelling tour to be three years. rican Journals. The population on the

Africa.-Soap from a species of Curabus. Arkhansas, and towards the sources of the -There is now in Senegal, and along a Red River, is augmenting in a ratio scarce great part of the coast of Africa, a species ly to be paralleled. The soil is so fertile of carubus, which the negroes can reduce and well adapted for every species of culto a composition that has all the qualities ture, that ten thousand emigrants have alof soap. "M. Geoffroy de Villeneuve has ready removed thither, and it is expected lately transmitted a quantity of this to Pa- that vast numbers out of the other States ris, with the following note appended : will follow their example. Ere long, their “ Being in the village of Postudal, a few boats and lighters will be seen coming leagues from Senegal, employed in collect- down the river, with their products of toing insects, and inviting the negroes to bacco, cotton, &c. procure me supplies, one of them presented The newly founded town of Detroit, in me with a pot containing many thousands the United States, contains a population, of a small insect of the carab genus. They exclusive of the garrison, of 1110 indiviwere ready dried, and the number shewed duals, of whom 596 are men, and 444 wothat they had been collected for some par. men; there are also 70 free men of colour. ticular purpose. On inquiry I learned that The houses are in number 142; the pubthis insect entered into the composition of lic buildings and store houses or stalls, 131; the soap used in the country ; the same ne- 2 Catholic priests, I Protestant; 12 atgro also shewed me a ball of this soap, torneys, 3 physicians, 5 teachers of the lanwhich was of a blackish colour, but had guages, 170 students, and 174 mechanics. all the properties of our cominon soap, and I l'he value of their exportations, in 1818, learned, in the sequel, that these insects was 69,330 piastres ; and their importaare converted to the same purpose, all a tions, 15,611 piastres. long the coast of Senegal. This carab is

German Literature.- A society has been black, but the edges or borders of the cors- lately formed at New York, for the purlet, and also the elytres, are of a reddish pose of cultivating German literature. It colour ; the feet and the antennæ of a pale is designated as the Teutonic Lyceum, and colour.”

the members have already secured a capiModern Greece. The island of Chios tal collection of the best works in German, is at present the most remarkable of the

as the substratum of a library, which will Greek Islands, on account of its cultivation be constantly augmented with the newest of literature. It possesses an extensive and most valuable productions. At the school or academy, a printing office, and a head of this society is the Pastor Schaeffer, library consisting of 30,000 volumes. and they have among their corresponding Bayrhofer, a native of Frankfort, the pro- members, some of the first literary names prietor of the printing establishment, has in Europe. lately printed, on a single sheet, an account New South Wales.—Mr Macquarie, of the academy, under the following title : Governor of New South Wales, has erected « Συντομος Εκθεσις τ8 οργανισμό της a light-house, with rotatory wheels to the εν Χιω δημοσια σχολης και της διδασ- lamp, on the most elevated point of land καλικης μεθοδε.-Εν Χιω, εν τη τυπο

bounding the southern coast of Port Jack.

The Sydney Gazette of June 1818 78acią 1. A. I. Baugopegs TUTO73. announces the light as being 76 feet above Au78078 1819."

the base of the tower or building, which A statue of Adamantius Coray, the prin- base is 277 feet above the level of the sea, cipal founder of the library, a great encour- giving a total height of 353 feet. A report ager of modern Greek literature, has been is subjoined from Captain Watson, detailexecuted by Canova, and is intended to be ing the utility of this construction. put in the library. The number of students ter observing it, for the first time, on Tuesat the College of Chios in the year 1818 day last, at 3 in the morning, I found that amounted to 1000.

we were in a W.S.W. direction from it, at In the city of Haivali, opposite to the the distance of eleven leagues, or 38 miles north-eastern point of Metellino, a Greek The light was so brilliant, that one might College, calculated for the admission of have mistaken the distance for 12 miles or 200 students, from all parts of Greece, has 4 leagues. It appears to be a certain guide also been established, and a large building for vessels, and at a considerable distance of twenty-two apartments has been creci.. looks like a luminous star.”

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Principles of Education, Intellectual, Shortly will be published, a Series of Moral, and Physical, are preparing, by the Engravings from Drawings made upon the Rev. Lant Carpenter, LL.D. spot, by John Dennis, Esq. in Savoy, Swit, Mr Keates, the author of Endymion, zerland, and on the Rhine. They will be will publish a new volume of Poems early accompanied with descriptive letter-press. in June.

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The Rev. William Tooke has in the An Account of a Tour in Nornuandy, press, Lucian of Samosata, from the Greek, undertaken chiefly for the purpose of inves with the comments and illustrations of tigating the Architectural Antiquities of the Wieland and others, in two quarto voDuchy, with observations on the country lumes. and its inhabitants ; in a series of letters The Rev. I. R. F'ishlake, Fellow of Wad. to the Rev. J. Langton, A. M. of Chester- Coll. Oxford, is preparing a Greek and Engfield, in Suffolk, by Dawson Turner, Esq. lish Lexicon, founded on the Greek and F. R. S. &c. is nearly ready for publica German Dictionary of Schneider.

Mr William Robinson, author of the self from the tedium of imprisonment, anHistory of Tottenham, is engaged on the nounces the History of his Life, which, for History of the Parish of Stoke Newington, the purpose of obtaining an increased numfrom the earliest period of our annals. ber of readers, he intends to publish in

Henry O'Neil Montgomery, Ritchie, cheap monthly parts. Esq. has in the press, M-Julian's Daugh A series of new Latin Exercises, by Mr ter, a poem in five cantos, with elucidative N. Howard, are in the press. notes.

Mr Leigh Hunt, author of Rimini, A selection from the poetical remains of will speedily publish, “ Amyntas," a Tale the late Peter Corcoran, of Gray's Inn, of the Woods, from Italian of Torquato Student at Law, with a brief Memoir of his Tasso, with an Essay on the Pastoral PoeLife, is printing, under the title of “ The try of Italy. This work will be embellished Fancy."

with a highly finished Portrait of Tasso, Mi Barry Cornwall has in the press, in engraved by Worthington, and a few Wood one vol. 8vo, a New Poem in three parts, Cuts by Mr Branston. called Marcian Colonna ; with Dramatic In the course of a few weeks will be Sketches, and other Poems.

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