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THE

QUARTERLY REVIEW.

7:

OCTOBER 3 JANUARY,

1817.

VOL. XVI.

LONDON PRINTED,

NEW-YORK:

REPRINTED FOR THOS. KIRK AND THOS. R. MERCEIN,

A the Office of the Edinburgh and Quarterly Reviews, No. 22 Wall-Street,

opposite the Manhattan Bank.

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CONTENTS TO NO. XXXII.

Art. I. An Authentic Narrative of the Loss of the American brig

Commerce, wrecked on the Western Coast of Africa, in

the month of August, 1815 ; with an Account of the

Sufferings of ber surviving Officers and Crew, who were

enslaved by the wandering Arabs on the Great African

Desert, or Zababrah, &c. By James Riley, late Master

and Supercargo.

. 287

II. 1. M. Tullii Ciceronis Sex Orationum Fragmenta inedita,

cum Commentariis antiquis etiam ineditis. Invenit,

recensuit, notisque illustravit Angelus Maius, Biblio-

thecæ Ambrosianæ à Linguis Orientalibus.

2. Q. Aurelii Symmachi octo Orationum ineditarum

partes. Invenit, notisque declaravit A. Maius.

3. M. Cornelii Frontonis Opera inedita, cum Epistulis

item ineditis Antonini Pii, M. Aurelii, L. Veri, et

Appiani. Iovenit A. Maius.

4. M. Acci Plauti Fragmenta inedita : item ad P. Teren-

tium Commentationes et Picturæ ineditæ. Inventore

A. Maio.

5. Themistii Philosophi Oratio de Praefectura suscepta.

Inventore et interprete A. Maio.

6. Dionysii Halicarnassei Romanarum Antiquitatum pars

hactenus desiderata--Nunc denique ope

Codicum

Ambrosianorum ab Angelo Maio, quantum licuit, re-

stituta. Opus Francisco I. Augusto sacrum.

. 321

III. Narrative of a Residence in Ireland during the Summer

of 1814, and that of 1815. By Anne Plumptre, Author

of Narrative of a Three Years' Residence in France, &c.

illustrated with numerous Engravings of Remarkable

Scenery

337

IV. Travels in Brazil. By Henry Koster

344

V. The Veils, or the Triumph of Constancy. A Poem, in

Six Books. By Miss Porden

. 387

VI. Laou-sing-urh, or “ An Heir in his Old Age," a Chinese

Drama. Translated from the Original Chinese. By

J. F. Davis, Esq. of Canton. To which is prefixed a

Brief View of the Chinese Drama and of their Tbeatri-

cal Exhibitions . . -

- - - 396

VII. Fragments on the Theory and Practice of Landscape

Gardening, including some remarks on Grecian and

Gotbic Architecture, collected from various MSS. in

the possession of the different Noblemen and Gentlemen

for whose use they were originally designed. The

whole tending to establish fixed principles in the re-

spective Arts. By H. Repton, Esq. assisted by his Son,

J. Adey Repton, F.A.S. - - - - • 416

VIII. Tales of My Landlord . . . . . . 430

IX. 1. An Appeal to the British Nation, on the Treatment

experienced by Napoleon Buonaparte in the Island of

St. Helena By M. Santini, Porter of the Emperor's

Closet

2. Official Memoir dictated by Napoleon, being a Letter

from Count de Montbolon to Sir Hudson Lowe.

3. A Tour through the Island of St. Helena ; with Notices

of its Geology, Mineralogy, Botany, &c. &c. collected

during a Residence of Twelve Years ; with some parti-

culars respecting the Arrival and Detention of Napo-

leon Buonaparte. By Captain John Barnes, Town

Major, and Civil and Military Surveyor in the Hon.

Company's Service on the Island.

4. Manuscrit venu de St. Hélène d'une manière inconnue. 480

X. 1. Report of the Secret Committee.

2. On the present State of Public Affairs.

3. A Proposal for putting Reform to the Vote throughout

the Kingdom. By the Hermit of Marlow -

• 511

New Publications. - - - - - - 553

Index. . . . . . . . . 561

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