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The Present State of England in Regard to Agriculture, Trade, and Finance ; with a Comparison of the Prospects of England and France. By Joseph Lowe, Esq. 8vo. E. Bliss and E. White. New York.

The author treats of the influence of the late wars of England on the national resources, expenditures, and rise in the prices of articles. He discusses the subjects of currency and exchange, agriculture, protecting duty, taxes, population, money, finances, commerce, and such collateral topics, as are requisite to a full inquiry into the present internal state and prospects of England. The work contains much statistical detail, and may serve as a convenient manual for those, who would become acquainted with the practical operations of the British government at the present time.

Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in the Years 1819, 20, 21, and 22. By John Franklin, Captain R. N. F. R. S. and Commander of the Expedition. With an Appendix, containing Geognostical Observations and Remarks on the Aurora Borealis. Illustrated by a Frontispiece and Map. Published by Authority of the Right Hon. the Earl Bathurst. In 1 vol. 8vo.

An Abridgment of Lectures on Rhetoric. By Hugh Blair, D.D. Improved by the Addition of Appropriate Marginal Questions, numbered to correspond with 'the References in the Body of the Page. By Nathaniel Greene. 1824. Boston. True & Greene

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This edition seems to be improved on a plan of substantial utility for the purposes of schools. There is an advantage in having the questions in the margin, as the attention of the student will thus be more immediately drawn to the important parts of the text, and the memory assisted by associating one with the other. As a school book, also, this edition deserves praise for its typographical execution, and the quality of the paper on which it is printed.

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Say's Political Economy.
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Publius Virgilius Maro. Bucolica, Georgica, et Æneis. With English Notes for the Use of Schools.

Elements of Geography, Ancient and Modern, with an Atlas. By J. E. Worcester. Third Edition.

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The Four Gospels of the New Testament in Greek, from the Text of Griesbach, with a Lexicon in English of all the Words contained in them; designed for the Use of Schools.

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INDEX.

a re-

A.

African Institution, in England, its ob-
Abelard, remarks on his writings and jects and labors, 88.

history, 261—his distinction be- Albanians, a distinct race from the
tween faith and reason, 262

Turks, and probably of Sclavonian
Adran, Bishop, his remarkable success origin, 110—their warlike spirit, 116

in introducing improvements into -organized into a distinct army by
Cochin China, 153.

Ali Pacha, ib.
Africa, colonization in, 40_Agents Ali Pacha, his family and descent, 109

sent out to explore the western -his grandfather, 110—Veli, his
coast, 43—natives of, in Georgia, father, took and burned Tepeleni,
restored through the influence of ib.-birth of Ali Pacha, 111-indig-
Mr Meade, 49—influence of the nity with which his mother and sis-
climate on the agents sent out by ter were treated, after the death of
the government, and the Coloniza- his father, by the Cardikiotes, ib.-
tion Society, 50, 51-coast visited his first adventures as a marauder
by Captain Wadsworth and Lieu- at the age of fourteen, 112-taken
tenant Stockton, 52, 53—coloniza- prisoner and carried to Berat, and
tion in, its advantages to this coun-

held in confinement for some years,
try, 58-General Harper's remarks, ib.-married, ib.—anecdote of his
59-natives rescued and restored cruel disposition related by Po-
under many interesting circumstan- queville, 113-enriched himself in
ces at Baltimore, 69-advantages of the service of the Pacha of Negro-
colonization to Africa itself, 73— pont, 114-received from the Porte
warlike customs and superstitious the Pachalic of Thessaly as
practices, 74—character of the Af- ward of his perfidy in taking away
ricans, 77—their willingness to be the life of Selim Bey, 115-advan-
instructed and capacity to learn, 78 ced to the Pachalic of Yanina, ib.
-religion of western Africa, 80- -his treacherous and cunning poli-
Mahometanism prevalent,81--prac- cy, 116-organizes the Albanians
ticability of colonizing Africa, ib. into a regular army, for the first
objections answered, 85, et seq.- time under a chief of their own na-
western Africa not more unhealthy tion, ib.-his two sons begin to take
than tropical climates generally, part in his enterprises, 117-his
84-colonization in, not opposed to first attack on the Suliotes, ib.--
the constitution of the United States, unsuccessful, 118-fails in a second
87—travels in, should be promoted, campaign, 118—Poqueville's impro-
89. See Colonization Society.

bable account of his taking the Su-
Africans, their mild and docile charac- liote army by treachery, 119-en-
ter in their own country, 76—they gaged in quelling a disturbance in
have been depressed by circum- upper Albania, under orders of the
stances, 77–disposed to learn, ib. Porte, 120—his letter to Bonaparte,
-many of them read and write ib.—fits out an expedition of galleys
Arabic, ib.-how they differ from and attacks the inhabitants on the
savages of other countries, 78—their

coast, ib.—cajoles the French ge-
religious belief, 80—easily supplant- neral and seizes the posts occu-
ed by a pure religion properly pied by the French on the coast
taught, ib.—some are Mahometans, of the Ionian sea, 121-again makes
81.

war on the Suliotes, 122-is cou-
African Association, 89.

rageously resisted, 123--the siege

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