elect. fasc. 2, p. 31. Where an account is given of the
explosion that happened at Leyden, in 1807. "tormentorium unâ explosorum," "patinæ discique dissiliunt," "pulveris pyrii odor," or Addison'sPax Gulielmi auspiciis Europæ reddita.--Musæ Anglicanæ, vol.
11, p. 1. "ferrea
grando," and "plumbi densissimus imber." Even
the term Tremebundi, applied to the society of
Friends, loses nothing, on being compared with the
"gens Quackerorum sive Trementium," of Schroeckh.Historia Religionis. Berlin, 1818.
Some parts of the work, on the other hand,
will, I trust, be found possessed of positive merit;
and I am certain that, in the description of Mount
Vernon, and the delineation of the character of
Washington, the most rigid critic will find much
to commend. The notes speak for themselves.
The author evidently had in view the possibility
of his work being introduced into schools, and
they were therefore written for the benefit, principally, of the younger class of readers, though,