SPIRIT OF MAGAZINES.
Accident at Felling Colliery, . 70
Works of the Right Hon. Edmund Description of Pompeii,
Further Anecdotes of Sir Joshua
Stoddard's Sketches of Louisiana, 20
Mad. de Stael Holstein, Sur le Sui-
Battle of Erie,
Eulogium on the late Dr. Rush, . 45 Female Celibacy,
Mr. Charles Leslie--Lives and Writings
Biographical Sketch of the late Lieut. of James I. Charles I. Oliver Crom.
54 well, and Charles II. -New Transla-
62 tion of the History of England, &e.
With an engraving of the late Dr. Rush.
56 To deal in works and acts, which are matters rather of pro-
gression and proficience, than of magnificence and memory; to
endow the world with sound and fruitful knowledge ; and to be
conversant not only in the transitory parts of good government,
but in those acts also which are in their nature permanent and
perpetual," were, in the esteem of Lord Bacon, the noblest exer-
cise and employment of man. In adopting this test of merit, and
applying it to Mr. Burke, we find him not inferior to Lord Bacon's
standard of worth and usefulness.
It rarely happens that minds possessing the faculty of philoso-
phic and speculative disquisition are endued also with the qualities
required for public business. The tranquil exercitations of the
closet or academy are soon choked with the dust of the camp,
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