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ment? If not, well-perhaps neither. If thou beest & enterstand the hidden mat- lawyer, thou shouldst not long wear

Stephens. Art thou a states. bombazeen. If thou art a parson, lawn i we verily believe thou hast sat sleeves would become thee. If thy new many and oft times at some long green ther end reposes on one of the treasury table somewhere in the parish of St benches, Lord Londonderry should James s. Art thou an old author ? lose no time in looking about him, and Most surely. There are not ten men asking, “ Who wrote Pen Owen?" in Britain who understand the nature Now, after all these pretty speeches, of the Bibliopole in all his sublime are you not a shabby fellow if you and sordid varieties, and one of these don't send Ebony an article every ten wrote Pen Owen, as certainly as month you live ? - Once more, AU BE« another of them writes this review of VOIR!

* Upon honour, I am not the author of the book myself.-REVIEWER.

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Books bearing so humble a title as tails which can only be interesting to that subjoined, however useful to the those who use the book as a travelling traveller in the country they describe, companion, and it is only after turnare seldom consulted for information ing over many pages that any thing or amusement by those who can only generally interesting can be found. travel by their own firesides--and, in The accounts are, however, according truth, they are very rarely worthy to our information, candid and just, of such consultation, their sole inten- and calculated to give a tolerably cortion being not to give full informam rect idea of the kingdom of Poland, tion, but to facilitate and direct those as it is now constituted, including the who wish to gain it for themselves by territory of the free town of Cracau. actual and personal examination. Pa- The extensive provinces formerly in terson's Road-book would give but a cluded in that kingdom, but now ani. poor idea of England. Poland, how- ted to Russia, Austria, and Prussia, ever, interesting as that ill-fated king- are not described. To this descripdom is, has never been sufficiently tion the author has annexed certain described in works of a superior class; “ notes instructives et nécessaires à and we found insuperable difficulties in ceux qui voyagent en Pologne;" and our sedentary peregrinations through with all submission this is exactly the it, from the want of clear and satis- part of the book which is most infactory descriptions of the people, pla- Structive and necessary for those who ces, and things, in any books we could have it not in their power to travel in meet with. On stating our grievance Poland, and we shall make use of it to a Polish friend, he was kind enough in the sequel accordingly. to send us this Traveller's Guide, with The book is published anonymoussome valuable information of his own, ly, but is well known to be the proof which we shall avail ourselves in duction of the celebrated General Krathe course of our remarks.

sinski, who highly distinguished himThis book, as its name imports, is self in the late campaigns. To make intended as a guide to foreign travel- it more generally useful, he has writers in Poland. As usual, the princi- ten in the French language, and his pal post-roads are marked out,—the object in undertaking so humble a principal towns through which they task was to remove the misconceptions pass are described, and the objects arising from the prejudice; and perchiefly worthy of attention are pointed haps the malice, which disgraced the out, sometimes, it is true, rather too accounts of previous foreign writers minutely. In fact, there are many de- Thus we see, that in Poland, as well as

Guide du Voyageur en Pologne et dans la République de Cracovie_Varsovie Glücksberg, 1820.

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is neither a lean, it." But who thou art we know not.

e one. Art thou a Perhaps Ebony or Cadell only knows aament ? If not, well -perhaps neither. If thou beest a anderstand the hidden mat- lawyer, thou shouldst not long wear

Stephens. Art thou a states- bombazeen. If thou art a parson, lawn

We verily believe thou hast sat sleeves would become thee. If thy nemany and oft times at some long green ther end reposes on one of the treasury table somewhere in the parish of St benches, Lord Londonderry should James's. Art thou an old author ? lose no time in looking about him, and Most surely. There are not ten men asking, “ Who wrote Pen Owen ?" in Britain who understand the nature Now, after all these pretty speeches, of the Bibliopole in all his sublime' are you not a shabby fellow if you and sordid varieties, and one of these don't send Ebony an article every ten wrote Pen Owen, as certainly as month you live? Once more, AU REanother of them writes this review of VOIR!

* Upon honour, I am not the author of the book myself._REVIEWER.

POLAND.

Books bearing so humble a title as tails which can only be interesting to that subjoined, however useful to the those who use the book as a travelling traveller in the country they describe, companion, and it is only after turne are seldom consulted for information ing over many pages that any thing or amusement by those who can only generally interesting can be found. travel by their own firesides--and, in The accounts are, however, according truth, they are very rarely worthy to our information, candid and just, of such consultation, their sole inten- and calculated to give a tolerably cortion being not to give full informa- rect idea of the kingdom of Poland, tion, but to facilitate and direct those as it is now constituted, including the who wish to gain it for themselves by territory of the free town of Cracau. actual and personal examination. Pa- The extensive provinces formerly interson's Road-book would give but a cluded in that kingdom, but now unipoor idea of England. Poland, how- ted to Russia, Austria, and Prussia, ever, interesting as that ill-fated king- are not described. To this descripdom is, has never been sufficiently tion the author has annexed certain described in works of a superior class; “notes instructives et nécessaires à and we found insuperable difficulties in ceux qui voyagent en Pologne;" and, our sedentary peregrinations through with all submission this is exactly the it, from the want of clear and satis- part of the book which is most infactory descriptions of the people, pla— structive and necessary for those who ces, and things, in any books we could have it not in their power to travel in meet with. On stating our grievance Poland, and we shall make use of it to a Polish friend, he was kind enough in the sequel accordingly. to send us this Traveller's Guide, with The book is published anonymoussome valuable information of his own, ly, but is well known to be the proof which we shall avail ourselves in duction of the celebrated General Krathe course of our remarks.

sinski, who highly distinguished himThis book, as its name imports, is self in the late campaigns. To make intended as a guide to foreign travel it more generally useful, he has writers in Poland. As usual, the princi- ten in the French language, and his pal post-roads are marked out,--the object in undertaking so humble a principal towns through which they task was to remove the misconceptions pass are described -and the objects arising from the prejudice, and perchiefly worthy of attention are pointed haps the malice, which disgraced the out, sometimes, it is true, rather too accounts of previous foreign writers. minutely. In fact, there are many de- Thus we see, that in Poland, as well as

* Guide du Voyageur en Pologne et dans la République de Cracovie

VarsovieGlücksberg, 1820.

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