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Watson, Thomas. Plans, &c. of Wakefield Luna- | Phil. Trans., Med. Obs. and Inq., and Med. Trans. Seo tic Asylum, Lon., fol.

Pulteney's Sketches; Thomson's Hist. of Roy. Soc.; Watson, Thomas, Vicar of East Farleigh, Kent, Chalmers's Biog. Dict.; Watt's Bibl. Brit. formerly minister of St. Philip's, Pentonville. 1. Dis. Watson, William, Jr., M.D. Treatise on Time, courses, (XXI.,] Practical and Experimental, on the Lon., 1785, 8vo. Epistle to the Colossians, Lon., 1833, 8vo; 3d ed., 1838, Watson, William, Barrister-at-Law. Treatise on 8vo. 2. Spiritual Life Delineated, 1838, 12mo.

the Law of Partnership, Lon., 1794, 8vo; 2d ed., 1807, Watson, Sir Thomas, M.D., Physician-Extra

8vo. ordinary to the Queen, late Physician to the Middlesex Watson, William. Life of Henry Fielding; with Hospital, &c., “a ripe scholar and the preëminently suc- Observations on his Character and Writings, Edio., 1807, cessful physician of his time,” (Lon. Athen., 1862, i. 8vo; 1808, 8vo. 294.) Lectures on the Principles and Practice of Physic, Watson, William. Culture of Turnips; Nic. Jour., delivered at King's Cotlege, Lon., 1813, 2 vols. 8vo; | 1807. Phila., 1844, 8vo, (see Gibbes, Robert Wilson, M.D.;) Watson, William. 1. Compendium of many Im3d ed., Lon., 1848, 2 vols. 8vo; 1850, 2 vols. 8vo; 3d portant Branches of Science, 1812, 8vo. 2. Strictures Amer. ed., by D. Francis Condie, Phila., 1851, 8vo; 4th on Book. Keeping, 1812, 4to. ed., Lon., 1857, 2 vols. 8vo, pp. 1880, £1 148.; New Watson, William. Charge delivered at the SesAmer. ed., by D. Francis Condie, M.D., Phila., 1858, 8vo, sion-House, Clerkenwell, Lon., 1816, 8vo. pp. 1221; new ed. in prep., Lon., 1870.

Watson, William. Historical Account of the An. *** We know of no work better calculated for being placed in cient Town and Port of Wisbech, in the Isle of Ely, the hands of the student, and for a text-book."— Amer. Med. Cambridgeshire; and of the Adjacent Towns and Vil

We have before us commendations from nine other lages, the Drainage of the Great Level of the Fens, &o., medical journals.

Lon., 1827, r. 8vo, £i lle. 6d.

Watson, William. 1. Forester's Manual, Lon., "Among the most entertaining of all technical writings, they are full of instruction."—8. H. Dickson, M.D., LL.D.: Charleston 1838, 2. General Telegraphio List of Ships' Med. Jour., Mar. 1859, 194-208, (q. v.)

Names, 1840, 18mo. 3. Introduction to Algebra, 2d ed., See, also, Dr. J. W. Francis's Old New York, ed. 1858, 1844, 12mo. 4. Tutor's Assistant, 4th ed., 1846, 12mo. 319; Photographs of Em. Med. Men, with Notices, Lon.: Key, 12mo. 5. Dialing Diagrams, with Explanations, No. 1, 1865.

2d ed., 1853, 12mo. Watson, Rev. Thomas. Annals of the Ancient Watson, William Davy, Barrister-at-Law. 1. British Church, Lon., 1862, 12mo.

Trevethlan; a Cornish Story, Lon., 1848, 3 vols. p.

Svo. Watson, Thomas. John Watson, Hartford, Conn., Favourably noticed by Lon. Examiner, Lon. Observer, and his Descendants, N. York, 1866, 8vo, pp. 47.

John Bull, and Britannia ; less admired by Lon. Athen., Watson, Walker, "the poet of Kirkintilloch," 1818, 1297. 2. Cache-Cache; a Tale in Verse, 1862, fp. Dumbartonshire, Scotland, author of Jockie's Far Awa,

8vo. and other popular songs, d. at an advanced age in 1854. “There are passages of pure imagination in the book, and we

Watson, Walker, V.s. See Youatt, William, see no reason why the tale-teller' in some future effurt should V.S., No. 2.

not rise into the poet."-Lon. Athen., 1862, ii. 425. Watson, Walter. 1. Cruise in the Ægean: the Watson, William Henry, b. 1798, deacon of the Retrospect of a Summer Journey Westward “from the Baptist Church at Walworth, England, from 1833 until Great City by Propontic Sea ;" including an Ascent of his death, 1868, was editor of The Teacher's Magazine, Mount Ætna, Lon., 1853, p. 8vo.

1859-67, and Senior Secretary of the London Sunday" For a touch of Della Cruscan sentimentality the title-page School Union. 1. The History of the Sunday-School will prepare all who enter on the book; but it is not flagrant Union, Lon., 1853, p. 8vo. 2. The First Fifty Years of enough to destroy the pleasure of the summer hour which miay

the Sunday-School Union, 1868, P:

8vo. 3. The Sundaybe given to the perusal."-Lon. Athen., 1853, 1058. 2. Homewards from Constantinople, 1854, p. 8vo.

School Union: its History and Work: with a Memorial

Mr. Watson, William, Secular Priest. 1.' A Decacor of the Author, by W. H. Groser, 1869, p. 8vo. and State, new ed., 1600, 4to; 8. l., 1602, 4to: Bright, III. The Teacher's' Model and the Model Teacher ; IV. don of Ten Quodlibeticall Questions, concerning Religion Groser is the author of a number of valuable Sunday

school books: e.g., I. Our Work; II. Bible Months ; 5967, £1 168. "Watson was an angry adversary, and his affirmations are

Art of Picturing; V. The Teacher: His Books, and to be received with caution."-Isaac WALTON: Life of Sir H. How to Read Them. Happy are they who thus, by inWotton, in Reliq. Wotton.

structing children in Sunday-schools, seek the blessing 2. A Sparing Discoverie of our English Jesuits, new promised to those who “turn many to righteousness"! ed., 1601, 4to.

Watson, William Henry, of Lincoln's Inn. 1. 3. Dialogue between a Secular Priest and a Lay Gen- | Treatise on the Law of Arbitration and Awards, Lon., tleman, Rheims, 1601, 8vo : Sotheby's, April, 1863, £1. 1825, 8vo; 2d ed., 1836, Svo; Phila., 1836, 8vo, (and in 4. Important Considerations, which ought to move all Phila. Law Lib., vols. xl., lix.;) 3d ed., Lon., 1846, 8vo. true Catholikes who are not wholly jesuited to acknow- 2. Practical Treatise on the Office of Sheriff, Lon., 1827, ledge that the Proceedings of H. Majestie and of the 8vo; Phils., 1834, 8vo, (and in Phila. Law Lib., vol. State to them have been both mild and merciful, 8. l., vii. ;) 2d ed., by W. N. Welsby, Lon., 1848, r. 8vo. 1601, 4to; with Preface and Notes by Rev. Joseph Mend- Watson, Winslow Cossoul, son of Elkanah ham, Lon., 1831, 12mo.

Watson, (q. v., No. 5,) was b. at Albany, N. York, 1803. Watson, William. Amical Call to Repentance 1. General View and Agricultural Survey of the County and the Practical Belief of the Gospel, Lon., 1691, of Essex, Albany, 8vo. 2. Treatise on Practical Hus. 8vo.

bandry; a Prize Essay, 1854, 8vo; Part 2, 1855, 8vo. 3. Watson, William, LL.D., Dean of Battel. The Eulogy on Lieut.-Col. G. T. Thomas, 221 Regt. N. York, Clergyman's Law; or, Complete Incumbent, Lon., 1701, Burling., (N.J.,) 1862, 8vo. 4. Pioneer History of the fol. ; 2d ed., 1712, 2 vols. 8vo; 3d ed., 1725, fol.; 4th | Champlain Valley : being an Account of the Settlement eil., Savcy, 1747, fol. Said to be the production of Mr. of the Town of Willsborough, by William Gilliland, Place, a barrister of York: see 1 Burr. 307 ; 2 Wils., together with his Journal and other Papers, and a Me. 195; Blackst. Com., b. i. ch. xl., (where the earlier moir, Albany, 1863, 8vo, 200 copies, and 50 copies l. p., edits. are commended.)

r. 8vo. 5. The History of Essex County, New York, Watson, William. Rules and Orders in Common and Military Annals of Ticonderoga and Crown Point, Pleas, M.T. 1654-M.T. 1736, 1736, 8vo; Cont. from E.T. together with An Account of the Services of the Troops 10 Geo. III. to the Present, &c., by George Stubbs, 1784, of the County in the War of the Rebellion, and a Gene4to.

ral vey of its Physical Geography, by its Mines and Watson, Sir William, M.D., an eminent botanist Minerals and Industrial Pursuits : in prep., 1870. Also, and electrician, b. in London, 1715; knighted, 1786; d. occasional addresses and other pamphlets, and religious, 1787. 1. Experiments and Observations on Electricity, political, and agricultural papers in periodicals. Lon., 1745, 8vo; 3d ed., 1746, 8vo ; Sequel, 1746, 8vo; Watt, Alexander. 1. Denholm's Synopsis of Geo2d ed., 1746, 8vo. 2. Cause of Electricity, 1748, 8vo. graphy, new ed., Glasg., 1819. 2. Report on the Census 3. Experiments in Electricity, 1748, 8vo. 4. Electricity of Lanarkshire, 1841, 8vo. applied to Tetanus, 1763, 4to. 5. Account of Experi. “A short but most valuable pamphlet."-Blackw. Mag, La ments in Inoculating the Small Pox, 1768, 8vo. In German, Halle, 1769, 8vo. In Dutch, Amst., 1769, 8vo. Watt, Alexander. Electro-Metallurgy, Lon., 1860, He contributed medical, botanical, and other papers to | 12mo.


Watt, Mrs. F. Poems, Edited by J. T. B. Landon, Arago's Biographies; see POWELL, REV. Bades:) in Lon., 1853, 12mo.

English, with Memoir on Machinery, and Note, by Lord Watt, Gregory, youngest son of James Watt, Brougham, 3.1 ed., Edin., 1839, fp. 8vo; in English, with LL.D., b. 1777, d. 1804. Observations on Basalt, and Memoir on Machinery, Lon., 1839. 18mo; in English, by on the Transition from the Vitreous to the Stony Texture J. P. Muirhead, with Additional Notes and an Appendix, which occurs in the Gradual Refrigeration of Melted 1839, 8vo. Reviewed in Edin. Rev., Jan. 1810, (lxx.) Basalt; with some Geological Remarks; Pbil. Trans., 466-502, and Jan. 1848, (1xxxvii.) 67–137, (by Lord 1804, 279, and Nic. Jour., x. 113, 1805.

Jeffrey :) Lon. Gent. Mag.. 1841, ii. 453-467. “ Abounds in acute observations and sagacions inferences."- VI. Lives of Boulton and Watt; principally from the SIR HUMPHRY DAVY: Lect. on Geology at Roy. Instit., 1811.

Original Soho MSS.; Comprising also a History of the See knight's Eng. Cyc., Biog., vi. (1858) 567.

Invention and Introduction of the Steam-Engine, by Watt, Captain I. See Memoir of, with Letters on

Samuel Smiles; with Portraits and Illustrations, 1865, r. his Early Death, Preface by Wardlaw, Glasg., 1852, p. 8vo. Reviewed in Lon. Reader, 1865, ii. 618. See, 8vo.

also, Reid, Hugo, Nos. 5, 7. To these we add: James Watt, James, LL.D., who by “the improvement of

Watt and the Steam Engine, 1852, 18mo; Encyc. Brit., the steam-engine enlarged the resources of his country, Sth ed.. Index, also xxi. (1860) 77-777, hy his son, increased the power of man, and rose to an eminent

James Watt, Jr., of Birmingham, and 777-778, by Lord place among the most illustrious followers of science and Jeffrey, (also pub. in The Scotsman, Sept. 4, 1819, and the real benefactors of the world,” (Lord Brougham: in

in Jeffrey's Contrih, to Edin. Rev., ed. 1853, 981; see, scription on Chantrey's statue of Watt in Westminster also, 41;) Knight's Eng. Cyc., Biog., vi. (1858) 555-566, Abbey,) was b, at Greenock, Jan. 19, 1736, d. at Hatfield, and the articles Cavendish and Lavoisier in same work ; Staffordshire, Aug. 25, 1819.

Brewster's Edin. Encyc.; Public Characters, 1802–3 : 1. Account of the Navigable Canal proposed to be cut

Proceed. of a Meeting relative to a Statue to Watt held from the River Clyde to the River Carron, Lon., 1767, 4to.

at Freemasons' Tavern, 1821; Lord Brougham's Philos. 2. Scheme for making a Navigable Canal from the City of Time Geo. III., ed. 1855, 25-67: Pursuit of knowledge of Glasgow to the Monkland Coalierys, 8. a., 4to, pp. 12. under Difficulties, ii. 251; Chambets's and Thomson's 3. Report concerning the Harbour of Port Glasgow, 8. a., Biog. Dict. of Eun. Scots., ed. 1855, iv. 422-132; Scott's 4to, pp. 7. 4. Thoughts on the Constituent Parts of

Letter to Captain Clutterbuck, in the Introduc. to The Water and of Depblogisticated Air; with an Account of Monastery; Address to the Meeting of the Brit. Assoc., some Experiments on that Subject ; Phil. Trans., 1784,

with Postscript by the Rev. W. V'ernon Harcourt, 1840, Abr., xv. 555, 569. 5. On a New Method of Preparing (reviewed by Lord Jeffrey in Edin. Rev., lxxxvii. 67a Test Liquor to show the Presence of Acids and Alkalis 137:) Whewell's Hist. of the Induc. Sci., and his Philos. in Chemical Mixtures; ibid., 605. 6. Description of a

of the Induc. Sci., and Edin. Rev., lxxiv, 302, (by Sir Pneumatic Apparatus; with Directions for procuring David Brewster:) Life of llon. Henry Cavendish, &c., the Factitious Airs, 2d ed., Lon., 1795, 8vo, pp. 49. The by George Wilson, M.D., 1851, 8vo, (Cavendish Soc. ;) first ed. was pub. in the same pamphlet (Considerations, Dissert. (Sixth) by J. D. Forbes, D.C.L., in Encyc. Brit., &c.) with a paper, Part 1, by T. Beddoes, M.D., 1794, 8th ed., i. (1853) 795; Triumphs of Steam, Dec. 1858, Evo; 2d ed., with Part 3, by Beddoes and Watt, 1795,

sq. 16mo; Lon. Quar. Rev., Nov. 1858; Lon. Builder, 850; 3d ed., Bristol, 1796, 8vo. See, also, Beddoes's 1359, 79, (Memorial Tower Proposed ;) CAVENDISH, Hon. Medical Cases and Speculations, including Parts 4 and HENRY; Hutton, JAMES, M.D.; TAYLOR, John EDWARD, 5 of Considerations, &c., by Beddoes and Watt, 1796, No. 5. 8vo. In 1814 Watt revised and enriched with valuable notes the articles Steam and Steam Engine (originally mechanic, form a very erroneous idea of his character. He was

“ Those who consider James Watt only as a great practical contributed by Robison, with some assistance from Watt, equally distinguished as a natural philosopher and a chemist, to the Encyclopædia Britannica) for Dr. John Robison's and his inventions demonstrate his profound knowledge of these System of Mechanical Philosophy, 1822, 4 vols. 8vo. For sciences, and that peculiar characteristic of genins, the union detailed accounts of Watt and his discoveries we refer

of them for practical application."--Sir IlumpuRY DAVY.

“ Dr. Priestley drew no conclusion of the least value from his to the following authorities :

experiments. But Mr. Watt, after thoronghly we ghing them, I. Correspondence of the Late James Watt on his Dis- by careful comparison with other facts, arrived at the opinion covery of the Theory of the Composition of Water: with that they proved the composition of water. This may justly be a Letter from his Son, (James Watt, Jr., infra;] Edited,

said to have been the discovery of that great truth in chemical

science, I have exanined the evidence, and am convinced that with Introductory Remarks and Appendix, by J. P.

he was the first discoverer, in point of time; although it is very Muirhead, Esq., F.R.S.E., Lon., 1846, 8vo, 108.6d.; I. p., possible that Mr. Cavendish may have arrived at the same truth 4to, £1 48. Reviewed by Lord Jeffrey in Edin. Rev., | from his own experiments, without any knowledge of Mr. Watt's Jan. 1848, (1xxxvii.) 67–137: The Discoverer of the earlier process of reasoning."-LORD BROUGHAM: Discourse of Composition of Water; Watt or Cavendish? his last

Nat. Theology, ed. 1856, 108, n.

"No man ever had a more eminent claim to be hononred by paper in that periodical. See, also, N. Brit. Rev., vol. vi.

his country and revered by all generations."--SIR JAMES MACEINII. The Origin and Progress of the Mechanical In- TOSH: Sprech, 1824. ventions of James Watt, Illustrated by the Correspond- "Perhaps no individual of his age possessed so much and such ence of his Friends and the Specifications of his Patents,

varied and exact information, had read so much, or remembered

what he had read so accurately and so well.”—LORD JEFFREY: by J. P. Muirhead, Esq., M.A., 1854, (some 1855.) 3 vols.

ulri supra. 8vo, £2 58.; l. p., 4to, £4 48. Reviewed by Brit. Quar.

“He it was who, by his brilliant inventions, supplied Eng. Rev., April, 1855; N. Brit. Rev., May, 1855, (saine in land with the means of maintaining a deadly struggle, on which Liv. Age. xlv. 743;) Lon. Athen., 1855, 39; Lon. Lit. her very existence as a nation depended. And what was done Gaz., 1855, 19, 54.

to honour, during his lifetime, this new Archimedes, this beno

factor of the whole human race, whose memory generations yet III. Life of James Watt, with Selections from his

unborn will forever bless? A peerage is in England the highest Correspondence, by J. P. Muirhead, 1858, 8vo, 168.; N.

of dignities, the greatest of rewards: you naturally conclude York, 1859, 12mo; 2d ed., Lon., 1859, 8vo, 168.

that Watt was made a peer. It was never even proposed."“ James Watt, the greatest name in the roll of English in. ARAGO: Eloge historique de James Watt. ventors, left behind him a large store of valuable materials,

But there are other marks of public appreciation bewhich have been published by his zealo's relative Mr. Muirhead, who has now crowned his long labours by an elaborate · Life of sides peerages: when, in 1841, the University of EdinWatt,' the expansion of a former Memoir, which comprises all burgh ordered from Sir Francis Chantrey a statue of that we are likely to learn of a man to whom we mainly owe the Watt, -making the sixth in Great Britain.--the Gentlegreatest commercial and social revolution in the entire history man's Magazine (1841, i. 74) remarked, “ Even the of the world.”- Lm. Quar. Rer., Oct. 1858.

statues to the Duke of Wellington are fewer in number See, also, Lon. Athen., 1858, ii. 711, and Fraser's Mag., than those to plain James Watt." But the Duke of Mar. 1859, 318. IV. Memorials of the Lineage, Early Life, Education. Wellington had more substantial honours and rewards

than statues. In 1868 a statue of James Watt, eight and Development of the Genius of James Watt: By feet three inches in height, of Sicilian marble, was orected George Williamson, Esq., Late Perpetual President of the

in Birmingham. See Young, Thomas, M.D., at eud. Watt Club of Greenock; Printed for the Watt Club, 1856,

Watt, James, Jr., eldest son of the preceding, 4to. ** Many interesting particulars about Watt's great-grandfather: his father, was b. 1769, and d. unmarried at Aston Hall,

(q. v.,) and successor to the manufactory and fortune of mathematician and schoolmaster."- Westm. Rev., Jan. 1857 Contemp. Lit.

near Birmingham, 1848. 1. Some Account of a Mine in V. Eloge historique de James Watt; par M. Arago; which Aërated Barytes is found; Mem. of the Soc. of lu à la Séance publique de l'Académie des Sciences du Manches., iii. 598, 609. 2. On the Effects produced by 8 Déceinbre, 1834; Annuaire pour l'An 1839, (also in | Different Combinations of the Terra Ponderosa given to Animals; ibid ,'609-618. See Knight's Eng. Cyc., Biog., Bibliotheca' (which was delayed for nearly a year by the de vi. (1858) 566.

struction of a portion of the MS. by robbers, who threw it into Watt, James, M.D., Glasgow. On the Ventilation pleted in 1824, in four large quarto volumen. The first division

the fire for the purpose of lighting an apartment was comof Mines; Phil. Mag., xlvii. 30, 1816.

or portion of it was printed in Glasgow, and the second in EdinWatt, James Henry, an eminent line-engraver, b. burgh. Messrs. Archibald, Constable and Company, of Edio in London, 1799, d. 1867, was well known by his tran- burgh, purchased the whole for about £2000, giving bills to that scripts of Stothard's Procession of the Flitch of Bacon,

amount; but before any of the bills were honoured the house

failed, and thus the family of Dr. Watt was prevented froin The Highland Drovers' Departure, (after Landseer,) receiving any benefit from a work to which so many sacrifices May-Day in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth, (after Leslie,) had been made, and upon which all their hopes depended."&c., and executed some portraits and book-plates. See Chambers's and Thomson's Dict., (ut supra,) 439. Men of the Time, ed. 1865, 815.

A melancholy sequel to this sad story has been reWatt, John, uncle of James Watt, LL.D., (supra,) a corded within the last few months: surveyor, d. 1737, left A Survey of the River Clyde bibliographer, Dr. Watt, has lately died at Glasgow, in a work

" Miss Watt, the only surviving child of the greatest British from Glasgow to the River Clyde, which, several years

house. Hardly a fit place, this, for the country to let the danghter after his death, was published by his brother James. of such a man die in," &c.Lon. Reader, May 28, 1867, 682,

Watt, John James, Surgeon, London. 1. Ency. (q. v.) clopædia of Surgery, Medicine, Midwifery, &c., Lon., " But in Bibliography let me not forget the notice and com1806, sm. 8vo. 2. Anatomico-Chirurgical Views of the

mendation of that wonderful work of the late Dr. Watt, called

Bibliotheca Britannica. ... Sucli a concentration of labour was Nose, Mouth, Laryox, &c., 1809, fol. 3. Anatomico

hardly ever beheld; but the authors, Father and Son, both FELL Chirurgical Views of the Male and Female Pelvis, 1811, Victims to their zeal. ... To say that such a work, on so stufol. 4. Medical Dictionary, 2d ed., 1813, 12mo.

pendous a scale, should be faultless, would be equally rash and Watt, Mark. Antidote to Atheism, Edin., 1850, ridiculous. On the contrary, it contains numerous errors, and 12mo.

must not be unlimitedly confided in. But its uses and ad

vantages are manifest and indispensable. The history of the Watt, Peter. 1. Theory and Practice of Joint

completion of this great labour is among the most curious Stock Banking, Lon., 1836, 8vo; N. York, 1836, 12mo. on record."-DR. DIBDIX: Lib. Man., ed. 1825, Pref., xviii. 2. Progress and Present State of the Science of Life- “After these imperfect observations on the utility and diffi. Insurance, Lon., 1837, 8vo.

culties of Bibliography, the Editor will proceed to allude, in Watt, Robert, M.D., b. in Ayrshire, 1774, after

as few words as possible, to the plan and contents of Watt's

* Bibliotheca Britannica,' to show in what points there volumes working for some time as a farm-labourer and cabinet- supply information which is not contained in that valuable com. maker, inatriculated in the college at Glasgow in 1793, pilation. In speaking of the Bibliotheca Britannica, no praise and went through the successive classes in the University

can be too high; for, notwithstanding its imperfections, it confrom that time until 1797 ; was licensed to practise sur

tains a mass of most valuable matter, disposed in such form as

to be of great assistance to persons desirous of ascertaining what gery and pharmacy, 1799, and in the same year set up works have been written on a particular subject or by a paras surgeon in Paisley ; removed to Glasgow in 1810, and ticular autbor. It is obvious, however, that, from the very practised and lectured there with great success until extensive plan adopted by Watt, his work must necessarily be 1817; d. at Glasgow, Mar. 12, 1819. He was President incomplete in various points, which, though of minor detail, are of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow,

of great importance. Thus, for instance, he gives neither the

collation nor prices of books; nor does he afford a guide to the and Physician to the Glasgow Infirmary. 1. Disp.

best authors on any particular subject, or to the best editions,Inaug. de Scarlatina Anginosa, Edin., 1803, 8vo. 2. information of the highest value to foreigners and students... Cases of Diabetes, Consumption, &c., Paisley, 1808, 8vo.

A work of considerable labour, but which, like all bibliographi3. Catalogue of Medical Books, Glasg., 1812, 8vo. 4.

cal labours in this country, was of no pecuniary advantage to Treatise on the History, &c. of Chincough, 1813, 8vo. 5.

the compiler or his heirs: is principally taken from Ames' Ty

pogr. Antiq., by Herbert and Dibdin, the Monthly, Edinburgh, Rules of Life, &c., Edin., 1814, 12mo. Anon. He also and Quarterly Reviews, the catalognes of the British Museum, published a paper on Chorea, in Med. Chir. Trans., v. p. Bodleian and Advocates' Libraries, Clarke's Bibliographical Dic1, 1814, one on Vaccination, &c., in Edin. Med. and Surg.

tionary and Supplement, &c. &c."-W. T. LOWNDES: Bibl. Man. Jour., 1814, and one on the Rainbow, in Thomson's Ann.

of Eng. Lit., 1831, i. vii., and iv. 1914. Repub. in Bohn's

Lowndes, 1857–61, 10 Parts, and Appendix, 1 vol. Large paper, Philos., Feb. 1819, 131. 6. Bibliotheca Britannica; or,

100 copies, 6 vols. r. 8vo. A General Index to British and Foreign Literature, 4to, To this excellent edition add: I. A Bibliographical in Two Parts: Authors and Subjects; in 11 Nos., £1 18. and Critical Account of the Rarest Books in the Eng. ea.: 1-4, Glasg., 1819-20; 5-11, Edin., 1821-24: the

lish Language, Alphabetically Arranged, which during whole in 4 vols., Edin., 1824. Vols. i. and ii. con- the Last Fifty Years have come under the Observation tain an alphabetical list of Authors and their works : vols. of J. Payne Collier, F.S.A., 1865, 2 vols. 8vo; N. York, iii. and iv. contain an alphabetical classification of Sub- 1866, 4 vols. cr. 8vo, 75 copies I. p., and 5 copies l. p. jects. Present value, (1870,) about £6 to £8, according on India paper. II. Hand- Book to the Popular, Poetito binding and condition.

cal, and Dramatic Literature of Great Britain, from “ Although he had long laboured under that painful disease

the Invention of Printing to the Restoration, by W. which we have spoken of, and of which he eventually died, it Carew Hazlitt, of the Inner Temple, Barrister-at-Law, was not until the year 1817 that he totally discontinued his pro- Lon., 1867, 11.Parts, 8vo; I. p., r. Svo. fessional pursuits. . . . He had by this time brought his great I continue notices of the Bibliotheca Britannica : work, the Bibliotheca Britannica,' to a very considerable state

“No doubt chargeable with many positive errors, as well as of forwardness, and become interested in it and anxious for its

with important deficiencies; but it is, notwithstanding both, a completion. . . . He retired, therefore, with his family, to a

remarkable performance for an individual, and an aid of very small country-honse about two miles from Glasgow, engaged

considerable utility in many literary investigations. It cannot several young men as nanuenses, (William Motherwell, the poet, Alexander, editor of The Casquet, &c.,) and devoted him

De relied upou as an authority, but it is serviceable as a guide or

indicator."-Knight's Eng. Cyc., Biog., vi. (1858) 569. self exclusively to the compilation."--Chambers's and Thomson's Biog. Dict. of Em. Scots., ed. 1855, iv. 437: Robert Wall, M.D., and one on which Watt's name will live for centuries to come."

* A remarkable performance, despite of all its imperfections, (9. r.)

- Encyc. Bril., 8th ed., xxi. (1860) 778. * Dr. Watt, the Anthor of the BIBLIOTHECA BRITANNICA, died when only a few of its sheets were printed off. He left the

"Le plan de cette vaste compilation est neuf et fort bien conçu;

mais malheureusement les détails laissent beaucoup à Jésirer, work, however, in such a state of forwardness as not to affect its completion. ... In an undertaking of such magnitude, and

tant sous le rapport de l'exactitude qu'à cause des omissions,"

&c.--BRUNET: Manuel du Libraire, 5th ed., v. (1864) 1423, (4. v.) Ho extensive in its scope-having all the disadvantages of a first attempt, and the blunders and contradictions of minberless

See, also, D'Israeli's Miscell, of Lit., (Of Voluminous authorities to combat with,-many inaccuracies, doubtless, must Works incomplete by the Death of their Authors ;) bave passed, and much must have been omitted. These every Blackw. Mag., Aug. 1819, 553; Preface to this Diccandid mind will make allowances for. If unwearied care and tionary, 5, 7. indefatigable labour for nearly twenty years-if the sacrifice of Watt, Susan. Animal's Friend, Prose and Verse, a nseful life in the cause-was all that was necessary to render the BIBLIOTHECA BRITANNICA accurate and complete, there would

Lon., 16mo. now be little solicitude about its success."- Preface, vol, i.

Watt, Thomas. 1. Grammar made Easy, Edin., " At his death, the publication of the . Bibliotheca' devolved | 1701, 12mo. 2. Vocabulary, Latin and English, 1734, upon his two eldest song, who devoted themselves to its comple- | 12mo. tion with filial enthusiasm. They were both young men of the most promising abilities; and it is to be feared that their lives

Watt, William. Remarks on Shooting, in Verse, were shortened by the assiduity with which they applied them

Lon., 1839, 12no. Belves to the important charge that was so prematurely laid Watt, William, Counsellor-at-Law. The Law and upon them. John, the elder of the two, (who had been engaged Practice in Civil Actions and Proceedings in Justices' died in 1821, at the early age of twenty ; James, his brother, of New York, &c., Albany, 2 vols. 8vo: vol. i., 1865. on the work for the four years preceding his father's decease] Couris, and on Appeal to the County Courts, in the State lived to see the work coinpleted, but died in 18:29, leaving behind him the deep regrets of all who knew and could appreciate Watter, J. Natural History of Birds of Ireland, his high character and brilliant talents. The printing of the Lon., 1853, 12m'.


Watters, Roger. Practical Treatise on the Statutes recent 'Lyrics of the Heart,' Alaric Watts has giren abundant for the Amendment of the Law of Property, &c., Lon., proofs, if not of high creative strength, of gentle pathos, of 1862, 12mo.

cultivated intellect, and an eye and ear sensitively alive to all

the genial impulses of nature, of 'bome-bred delights and heartWatterston, George, Librarian of Congress at

felt happiness.'"-D. M. MOIR: Sketches of the Poel. Lit., &c., 3d Washington, D.C., 1825-1829. 1. Memoir on the Tobacco ed., 1836, 290). Plant, Wasb., 1817, 8vo. 2. Letters from Washington, Mr. Watts was editor of The Leeds Intelligencer, 1818, 12mo.

3. Course of Study preparatory to the Bar 1822-24 : of The Manchester Courier, 1824-25 ; assisted or the Senate, 1823, 12mo. 4. Wanderer in Washington, in The London Standard, 1827, and 1841-47; started 1827, 12mo. 5. The Lawyer; or, Man as he ought not the United Service Gazette, 1833, and was its sole editoj to be, Charlestown, Mass., 1829, 18mo. 6. With Van and manager until 1843; from 1842 to 1817, inclusive ZANDT, NICHOLAS BIDDLE, Tabular Statistical Views of established, or assisted in establishing, upwards of twenty the Population, Commerce, Navigation, Public Lands, conservative journals in town and country, several of &c. of the United States, Wash., 1829. 4to. Continuation, which became very profitable to their proprietors; after 1833, 8vo. 7. Gallery of American Portraits, 1836, 12 mo. 1847 had no connection with the newspaper pres. 8. New Guide to Washington, 1842, 18mo; 1847, 18mo; He published several volumes of prose without his 1848, 18mo.

See, also, Bowles, WILLIAM Lisle, at eud; Wattez, F. J., French Master in King's College TURNER, JosEPH MALLORD WILLIAM, No. 12.

For 10School, London. 1. Colloquial Exercises on French tices of Mr. Watt and bis literary labours, see Men of Idioms, Lon., 1838, 12mo ; 6th ed. pub. 2. English the Time, 1856, 768, or 1858, 737; Fraser's Mag., xi. Phraseology, 1859, fp. 8vo. See, also, VENTOUILLAC, L. 652, (with portrait,) xiii. 129; Alan Cunningham's T., No. 6.

Biog. and Crit. Hist., in Lon. Athen., 1833, 772; Howitt's Watton, or Wotton, John. Speculum Xpristiani, Hones, &c. of the Poets, Concluding Remarks. In Lon., 8. a., but shortly after 1480, 4to. Interspersed with 1853 a pension of £100 per annum was conferred on English verse. It is " a sort of paraphrase oir the deca- him by the Queen. Jogue and the creed," after which follows another work. Watts, Mrs. Alaric Alexander. See WATTS, Alchorne, 178, £34 138.; Maskell, 1854, £9 28.6d.; Libri, Mrs. ZILLAH. 1859, £21 108. See Dibdin's Typ. Antiq., ii. 13-15. Watts, David Pike. See Some Account of the

Watton, T. Outline Charts of General History, Late David Pike Watts. (father of Mrs. Russell, of Ilam Birm., 1849, fol.

Hall, Deshy-bire :) Privately printed, 1841, 8vo. Watts, Miss. 1. Ladies' Knitting and Netting Watts, Elizabeth. 1. Poultry Yard, Edited, 1863, Book, Lon., 1841-43, 3 series, ea. 12 mo. 2. Selections '66, '67, '70, fp. 8vo. 2. Flowers and the Flower-Garden, of knitting, Netting, and Crochet Work, 1843, sq. 32mo. Lon., 1865, '66, fp. 8vo. 3. Vegetables and Flowers, 3. Iustrated Knitting-Book, 1845, 8q.

1866, fp. 8vo. 4. Fish, and How to Cook it, 1866, fp. Watts, A. 1. Glasgow Bills of Mortality for 1841-2, 8vo. 5. Orchard and Fruit Garden, 1866, 69, fp. 8vo. Lon., 1844, 8vo. 2. Vital Statistics of Glasgow, 1843–4, 6. Modern Practical Gardening, 1867, fp. 8vo. 8vo, 1846.

Watts, Frederick, late Reporter of the Supreme Watts, Mrs. Anna Mary. See Howitt, ANNE Court of Pennsylvania, was b. in Carlisle, Penna., 1801. MARY. She has since contributed to The Victoria Regia, Reports Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, May, 1832edited by Miss A. A. Procter, Lon., 1861, sup. r. 8vo. Sept. 1840, Phila., 1834-41, 10 vols. 8vo. See, also,

Watts, Alaric Alexander, well known as a poet, RAWLE, William, JR., No. 3: SERGEANT, HENRY J.; editor, and journalist, was b. in London, 1799 ; d. 1864. 10 Amer. Jur., 109; Marvin's Leg. Bibl., 562, 637, 722. 1. Poetical Sketches, Lon., 1822, 12.o ; privately printed ; Contributed to the Farm Journal, &c. published, 1823, 12mo ; 41h ed., 1828,; 5th ed., Watts, Gab. 1. Insects in Council, Lon., 12mo. 2. 12mo. Commended by eleven authorities before us. Things Invisible, and other Poems, 12mo. See, also, No. 6. Ten Years Ago, To Octavia, Death of Watts, George, of Clare Hall, Cambridge, Preacher the First- Born, Kirkstall Abbey Revisited, and I Think of Lincoln's Inn, London. 1. Serm., Lu. xii. 21, 1721, of Thee, have been especially admired. The late Sir 4to. 2. Serm., Ps. cvii. 35-37, (Colony of Georgia in Robert Peel said, in 1826, that “to bave written • The Ainerica,) 1736, 4to. 3. Fast Serm., 1 Sam. xii. 25, Death of the First-Born' and 'My Own Fireside' would 1742. 4to. be an honourable distinction to any one.” 2. Literary Watts, Giles. 1. Dissertation on Revulsion and Souvenir; a Cabinet of Poetry and Romance; Edited, Derivation, Lon., 1754, 8vo. 2. Reflections on Slow 1825-35, 11 vols. 18ino. This was a great favourite. Labours, &c., 1755, 8vo. 3. Letter to Dr. Frewen on See Blackw. Mag., xvii. 94, xix. 81, xxi. 106, xxiv. 698, Inoculation, 1755, 8vo. 4. Second Letter, 1756, 8vo. 5. xxvi. 954, xxxvii. 387, (see, also, xiii. 460, xx. 893 ;) Vindication of the New Method for Inoculating, 1767, Lon. M. Rev., cviii. 279; Lon. Gent. Mag., 1835, i. 72 ; | 8vo. No. 6, infra. 3. Poetical Album; or, Register of Modern Watts, Henry, editor of the Quarterly Journal of Fugitive Poetry: First and Second Series, 1828–29, 2 the Chemical Society, London. With the assistance of vols. p. 8vo. 4. Scenes of Life and Shades of Character, Eminent Contributors, A Dictionary of Cheinistry and 1831, 2 vols. p. 8vo. 5. Cabinet of Moden Art, and Lite- the Allied Branches of other Sciences, founded on that rary Souvenir, (in verse and prose ;) Edited, 1835–37, 3 of the Late Dr. Ure, (and uniform with URE, ANDREW, vols. 8vo. See Eclec. Rev., 4th Ser., i. 78. 6. Lyrics of M.D., No. 6.) 8vo, in monthly Parts, forming 5 vols., the Heart, and other Poems, with 41 line-engravings | 1863–68, £7 38. after Stotbard, Westall, Etty, Leslie, Roberts, Danby, "Mr. Watts's Dictionary is already recognised as the standard &c., Christmas, 1850, (dated 1851,) Longman, eq. cr. 8vo,

EI sb work on Chemistry."- Dubl. Med. Press, 1863.

"In Watts's Dictionary the reader will find a vast store of boards, £1 113. 6d.; mor., £2 58.; India proofs, £3 38.

valuable matter, theoretical and practical, which the editor's Engravings only, plain proofs, demy 4to, £2 26.; India extensive acquaintance with chemical literature so well enables proofs, colombier 4to, 50 copies, £5 58. The volume is him to give."- Lim. Med. Times and Gaz. printed and embellished uniformly with Rogers's Italy Also commended by Lon. Athen., 1863, and Lon. and Poeins. Lyrics of the Heart, with 41 steel en- Reader, 1863, i. 245, ii. 112, 283, 473, 677. See, also, gravings, N. York, (D. Appleton & Co.,) 8vo, $5, mor. 1865, i. 402. $7; with 11 engravings, Phila., (E. H. Butler,) 1852, Mr. Watts translated from the German Leopold 8vo, cl. $3.75, mor. $4.50, of, ex. $6.

Gmelin's Hand- Book of Chemistry, 1848–55, 9 vols. 8vo, " There is no living author to whom British Art is so much (Cavendish Soc.;) Edited and Enlarged, with Appenindebted as to Mr. Alaric Watts. ... The engravings which dix, the 2d ed. of Thomas Graham's Chemistry, (p. 716, embellished "The Literary Souvenir,' of which he was for so long a time the Editor, bave never been equalled in England supra,) 1856–58. 2. vols. 8vo; Amer. ed., by Robert since the abandonment of that ally-conducted publication. ...

Bridges, M.D., Phila., 1856-58, 2 vols. 8vo; translated This book of Lyrics of the Heart' was commenced twenty years

and edited A History of Chemical Theory, from the Age ago, and many of the engravings were executed about that of Lavoisier to the Present Time, by Ad. Wurtz, Lon., period. . As a series of fine engravings of admirable pictures, 1869, cr. 8vo; and has assisted H. Bence Jones in the it has certainly not been equalled since the Annuals died. The volume is a collection of Poems from the pen of Mr. Watts, supervision of the late editions (10th ed., 1869, 12mo, by with a few graceful and touching compositions by his lady.

Robert Bridges, Phila., 1869, 12mo) of George Fownes's Many of them have been long established in public favour.".

Manual of Elementary Chemistry. See, also, RONALDS, Lun. Art Journal, Dec. 1850.

E., and RICHARDSON, THOMAS. Nor sbould the learner “We close the book with the conviction that there bas been neglect The Student's Practical Chemistry: a Text. Book no illustrated work of its class at all entitled to enter into comparison with it."-Lon. Athen., 1860, 1373. See, also, 1234, 1366; Hent, Light, and Electricity, and on Inorganic and Or.

for Colleges and Schools, on Chemical Physics, including Internat, Mag., iii. 55. “In his · Poetic Sketches,' an carly work, as well as in his more ganic Chemistry, by Henry Morton, A.M., and Albert H. Leeds, A.M., Professors in the Franklin Institute, Phila- every day 'he, being dead, yet speaketh,' by the lips of posterity delphia, Phila., 1866.

in these sacred lays," &c.-JAMES MONTGOMERY: Introduc. Essay Watts, Henry Edward. See Tennyson, Alfred, prefired to his Christian Psalmist, 1825, 8vo. See, also, Blackw.

Mag., xxiv. 932, (by Prof. Wilson.) D.C.L., (p. 2375, supra.)

“ For Dr. Watts Mr. Montgomery has claimed the honour of Watts, Isaac, D.D., b. at Southampton, July 17, being almost the inventor of hymns in our language;' and the 1674, studied from his 16th to his 19th year at an aca

claim is not extravagant."-V. Brit. Rev., Aug. 1857: Dr. Watts, demy in London, kept by the Rev. Thomas Rowe, minister (same in Liv. Age, liv. 611.)

“ His ear was well tuned, and his diction was elegant and of the Independent Meeting-House in Haberdashers' copious. But his devotional poetry is, like that of others, un. Hall, and subsequently, at home, devoted two more years satisfactory. The paucity of its topics enforces perpetual repeti. to his books; lived from 1696 to 1702 in the family of tion, and the sanctity of the matter rejects the ornaments of Sir John Hartopp, Stoke Newington, às tutor to his son;

figurative diction. It is sufficient for Watts to have done better

than others what no man has done well."- Dr. Jonygon: ubi preached his first sermon July 17, 1698; in the same

supra, 255, 9. v. for comments on this much-criticised dictnm. year was chosen assistant to Dr. Isaac Chauncy, pastor See, also, Prescott's Mexico, 23d ed., 1855, l. 63, n.; No. 10, infra. of the Independent congregation then meeting in Mark 5. Guide to Prayer, Lon., 1715, 8vo ; 9th ed., 1751, Lane, and on March 8, 1702, succeeded Dr. Chauncy in 12mo. Later London edits. : 1846, 12mo; with Preface the pastoral office; was soon seized with a severe illness, by Rev. R. Forbes, 1819, 32mo. which induced the congregation, June, 1703, to elect 6. Divine and Moral Songs for Children, (1720,) 12mo. Eamuel Price assistant minister, and this copartnership Often repub. in Great Britain, United States, &c. Later lasted for the rest of Watts's life; was attacked by a London editions : I. Edited by I. Cobbin, 1830, 18mo; violent fever in 1712, and, on his partial recovery, (he 1848, 18mo; 1852, 18mo ; 1865, 18mo. II. With ennerer entirely recovered,) accepted an invitation to gravings after Stothard, 1832, fp. 8vo, (Tilt.) III. Imspend a week at the seat of his friend Sir Thomas proved by John Scott, 2d ed., 1835: 1839, 12mo. Abney, (Lord Mayor of London in 1700,) at Theobalds, “He has tamed some of the most beautiful thoughts by his and reinained at this delightful residence-preaching to

vulgar and conceited alterations, and produced some of the and overlooking his congregation, or using his pen, as

trashier and most twaddlini rliyme which was ever miscalled

sacred."-Lon. Athen., 1835, 277. bis health perunitted-until his decease, Nov. 25, 1748. Sir Thomas died when the visit bad extended over only by C. W. Cope, Dec. 1847, sq. 8vo: 1848, sq. 8vo; 1850,

IV. 1839, fp. 8vo, (Houlston.) V. With 30 wood-cuts about ten years; but the Doctor, who remained (pot always willingly) a bachelor, spent twenty-six years Printed on eloth, 1855, 12mo, (Low.) VII. 1857, 12mo,

See Lon. Athen., 1848, 11. VI.

8q. 8vo; 1851, sq. 8vo. more with the widow (who survived him a year) and (Ward & Lock.) VIII. With coloured plates, 1861, her daughters.

12mo, (Lon. Rel. Tract Soc.) IX. Illustrated, 1865, sq. “Here he enjoyed the uninterrupted demonstrations of the

er. 8vo, (Low.) X. 1866, 4to, (Nisbet.) XI. With 100 truest friendship. Here, without any care of his own, he had every thing which could contribute to the enjoyment of life

wood-cuts by J. D. Cooper, Dec. 1865, sm. 4to. XII. and favour the unwearied pursuits of his studies. Here he 1869, sm. 4to, (Lon. Rel. Tract Soc.) XIII. 1869, sq., dwelt in a family which, for piety, order, harmony, and every (Partridge.) See, also, No. 1: Horæ Lyricæ. XIV. virtue, was a house of God. Here he had the privilege of a Set to Music for Children, by Mrs. Brent, 1848, r. 8vo, country recess, the fragrant bower, the spreading lawn, the Rowery garden, and other advantages, to soothe his mind and (Houlston.) XV. Isaaci Wattsii Carminum Fasciculus, aid his restoration to health ; to yield him, whenever he chose qui inscribitur Divine Songs, Latine redditorum, Auctore them, most grateful intervals from his laborious studies, and E. C. Kemp, A.M., 1848. See Lon. Athen., 1848, 1328. enable him to return to them with redoubled vigour and de- ** For children he condescended to lay aside the scholar, the light."—DR. GIBBONS, (see his Memoirs of Watts, 1780, 8vo:) philosopber, and the wit, to write little poems of devotion, and quoted by Dr. Johnson in his Lives of the Poets, Cunningham's systems of instruction adapted to their wants and capacities ed., 1851, iii. 250.

from the dawn of reason through its gradations of advance in 1. Horæ Lyricæ; Poems, chiefly of the Lyric Kind, the morning of life."--DR. JOHNSON: ubi supra, 252. Lon., 1706, 12mo; 2d ed., 1709; 4th ed., 1722, 12mo ;

"I am surprised at nothing which Dr. Watts did, but his

Hymns for Children. Other men could have written as well as 7th ed., 1736; 8th ed., 1743, 12mo ; 9th ed., 1751, 12mo;

he in his other works; but how he wrote these Hymns I know 1770, 12mo; 1779, 16mo; with & Memoir by Robert Dot."-Cecils Remains, 158. Southey, Esq., LL.D., 1834, p. 18mo, (Sacred Classics, See, also, Lon. Reader, 1864, ii. 538, 610. ix. ;) 1837, 12mo: same, with his Divine Songs, No. 6, 7. Sermons on Various Subjects, Divine and Moral, infra, Bost., 1854, (some 1855, &c.,) 16mo, (Little, Brown, 1721-23, 3 vols. 12mo; 3d ed., 1725, 3 vols. 12mo ; 7th & Co.'s Brit. Poets.) 2. Hymns, Lon., 1707, 12mo. ed., 1752, 2 vols. 8vo. Later editions: 1772, 2 vols. 8vo;

"A first edition of his . Hymns' is rarer than a first edition of 1792, 2 vols. 12ino ; 1796, 8v0; 1805, 2 rols. 12mo; 1808, the Pilgrim's Progress,' of which only one copy is known."

8vo; 1811, 8vo; 1814, 2 vols. 8vo; 1821, 2 vols. 12mo; P. CUXXINGHAM: ulni supra, 254, n.

Repub. by Franklin in Philadelphia, 1741. 3. Ortho- 1826, 8vo. His sermon, entitled A Rational Defence of doxy and Charity United, 1707, 12mo: anon.; 1745, 8vo;

the Gospel, was repub., with a Preface by A. Alexander, Exeter, 1780, 8vo. 4. The Psalms of David, Lon., 1719. N. York, 1831, 12mo. 8. Logick; or, The Right Use of 12mo : Park, £6 124. 22.; 2d ed., 1719, 12mo : 7th ed., Reason in the Enquiry after Truth, Lon., 1725, 8vo: 11th 1729, 12mo : Bost., 1741. Psalms and Hymns, 15th ed., ed.: 1760, 2 vols. 8vo. Later editions: 1782, 8vo: Edin., Lon., 1748. Bro. Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs, 1792, 12mno; Lon., 1793, 12mo: 1801, 8vo; 1805, 18mo; 27th ed., Bost., 1771-2, 12mo. Hymnan Chaniadan

1809, 12mo ; Glasg., 1821, 12mo; Lon., 1822, 12mo;

1824, 12mo; 1825, 24mo, (Walker's Class. ;) 1830, 24mo. Ysprydol Caerfyrddin, 1794, 12 mo.

(Dove's Class.) In French, by Tissot of Dijon, Paris, “In point of popularity his Psalms and Hymns far exceed all publications of the last century, and it is said that for many

1846. See No. 26. years past, communibus annos, nearly fifty thousand copies have “Of his philosophical pieces, his Logic has been received into been printed of these in Great Britain, Ireland, and America."- the universities, and therefore wants no private recommendaChalmers's Biog. Brit., xxxi. (1817) 253.

tion: if he owes part of it to Le Clerc, it must be considered

that no man who undertakes merely to methodise or illustrate Later London editions: I. “An admirably executed revision of Dr. Watts's

A system pretends to be its author."-DR. Johnson : ubi supra,

253. Psalms and Hymns, by (the late) Josiah Conder, was “ Watts, when he does not bewilder himself and his readers published at London, 1841, 18mo." (T. H. Horne, D.D., in scholastic subtleties, . is very judicious."-GREEN: Diary to S. Austin Allibone.)

of a Lover of Lit., 1810, 4to, 134, (q. v.) II. Illust. ed., with Additional Hymns, and 24 wood- Logique de Watts qne dans celle d'Arnauld.”—Tissot:

" Il y a aussi plus de méthode et de clarté peut-être dans la cuts by Martin and Westall, 1845, 8vo, (H. G. Bohn.) his trans, of Watt's Logic. III. 1850, 18mo, (Simpkin.)

“ This treatise is valuable."--HOFFMAN: Leg. Stu., 719. IV. 1854, 18mo, (Ward.)

“ The Logic of Watts, of Duncan, and of others, are worth V. With Appropriate Music, Arranged for Four reading as books, but not as booke npon Logic."-SIR WILLIAM

HAMILTON: Lecte. on Logic, (1860,) Lect. IX. See, also, Lect. II. Voices, 1869, 4to, (Pitman.)

"Not a very inviting treatise, compared with that of ArchThere are also edits. pub. by Ward in 12mo, r. 18mo, bishop Whately; but easily.comprehended, and not repulsive." demy 18mo, r. 32ino, 32mo, and 48mo; and edits. pub. -EDWARD EVERETT. See Atlantic Mon., Mar. 1865, 347. by Hall in fp. 8vo, 12mo, 18mo, 24mo, 32mo, and 48mo.

9. The Knowledge of the Heavens and Earth made See BURDER, GEORGE; RUSSELL, THOMAS ; Lowndes's Easy; or, The First Principles of Geography and A8Brit. Lib., 429, 431, 433, 434. Many editions, and also tronomy Explained, 1726, 8vo; 6th ed., 1760, 8vo: "5th editions of Watts's and Rippon's Hymns, in the United ed.," 1782, 8vo. 10. Dissertations relating to the Chris. States.

tian Doctrine of the Trinity, 1726, 2 vols. 12mo. See " Every Sabbath, in every region of the earth where his Tomkins, Martin, No. 4; Chris. Disc., ii. 461. native tongue is spoken, thousands and tens of thousands of “ Few writers have been more useful, especially in Psalms and voices are sending the sacrifices of prayer and praise to God in Hymns: a fine geniur, and deep piety. He fell into some pecu. the strains which he prepared for them a century ago: yea, liar notions on the Trinity, and was answered by Abraham

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