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part , from the modern languages , in which he was well-versed . The amusement of his last days was a translation of the works of Lucian , with copious notes , principally from Wieland ; which was published in two handsome volumes in 4 to . with a Portrait of the Translator . Mr . Tooke has left two sons and a
daughter . The following has been given as a correct list of his publications : The Loves of Othniel and Achsa , translated from the Chaldee , 2 vols . 12 mo .
1767 A . Translation of Falconet ' s and Diderot ' s Pieces on Sculpture , 4 to . 1777 . Russia , or a Complete Historical Account of all the Nations which compose that Empire , 4 vols . 8 vo . 1780 .
Varieties of Literature , from Foreign and Literary Journals and Original MSS . 2 vols . 8 vo . 1795 . Selections from the most celebrated Foreign Journals , 2 vols . 8 vo . 1798 . Private History of Peregrinus Proteus , the Philosopher . From the German of Wieland , 2 vols . 12 mo . 1796 .
Life of Catherine II ., Empress of Russia , 3 vols . 8 vo . 1797 . View of the Russian Empire during the Reign of Catherine II . to the close of the Eighteenth Century , 3 vols . 8 vo . 1799 . History of Russia , from the Foundation of the Empire to the Accession of Catherine II ., 2 vols . 8 vo . 1800 .
Picture of Petersburgh , from the German of Storch , 8 vo . 1800 . Secret Memoirs of the Court of Petersburgh , during the latter years of the Reign of Catherine II ., and the commencement of that of Paul , forming a Supplement to the Life of Catherine , 2 vols . 8 vo . 1801 . Sermons of Zollikofer , on the Dignity of Man , 2 vols . 8 vo . 1803 .
9 on the Evils that arc in the world , 2 vols . 8 vo . 9 on Education , 2 vols . 8 vo . 1806 . , on the Festivals and Fasts of the Church , 2 vols , 8 vo . 1807 D . —— , on Prevalent ' Errors and Vices , 2 vols . 8 vo . 1812 . evotional Exercises and Prayers , from the German of Zollikofery 8 vo . 1814 .
Lucian of Samosata , from the Greek , with the Comments and Illustrations of Wieland and others , 2 vols . 4 to . 1820 . Mr . Tooke contributed various papers in the Transactions of the Royal Society , and a series of very ingenious Notes and Illustrations of the Satires and Epistles of Horace * in the Gentleman ' s Magazine .
He assisted largely in the edition of the General Biographical Dictionary , in 1798 ; and several useful works in Biography and Geography underwent his correction and revision , preparatory to improved editions of them .
Dec . 2 , of a fever , after a very short illness , in the 29 th year of her age , Mary , eldest daughter of the Rev . Lothian Pollock , minister of the Old Dissenting Chapel , Macclesfield . She was a lady on whom nature had bestowed a strong and vigorous mind , which was improved by a most excellent education . To the usual
accomplishments of her sex , were added a correct and solid judgment , refined taste , and even considerable attainments in literature in general . Her mind , from a very early age , had been enlarged and improved by the assiduous care of an indulgent father ; and it would , perhaps ,
be difficult to say , whether the pleasure which parental fondness felt in communicating knowledge to one so apt to learn , or the pleasure that was experienced by her in receiving instruction , was greater . About six years ago , she translated from the French , and published a volume , entitled " A Review of French Literature
during the Eighteenth Century , a work of considerable merit , and which , from the nature of the subjects on which it treats , required in the translator no small degree of knowledge , and her translation has been justly esteemed , both for its correctness and for the purity of the style .
But great as were her talents , no one could be more free from affectation and vanity . Her heart filled with the kind emotions , and habitually cheerful and lively , found no room for pride , jealousy , envy , or any of the meaner passions . She was more desirous to shew attention to others than to exact it herself ; and hence , though the excellent endowments of her mind could not be concealed from
any who had been favoured with her company , yet they were best known and most justly appreciated by her intimate friends . Her piety to God was unaffected and sincere , without enthusiasm or superstition . It flowed from correct and matured views of the paternal government of the Almighty , and a firm reliance on the blessed truths of the gospel . Her
knowledge of theology was extensive ; and the opinions she adopted were those which resulted from individual examination , and the thorough convictions of her own mind . Perhaps few hearts were ever more alive to the warm feelings of benevolence , which appeared not only in her conduct towards her friends , but in acts of kindness and charity in general .
Obituary *—Mus Mary Pollock . 55
Monthly Repository (1806-1838) and Unitarian Chronicle (1832-1833), Jan. 2, 1821, page 55, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/mruc/issues/vm2-ncseproduct2496/page/55/