4 JUNE 1836, Page 19

Charges against Custom and Public Opinion, is the leading phrase

in the quaint title of a well-meant sermon-like discourse, by the Rev. H. JEFFREYS, of Bombay, against Drunkenness in particular, but including also Suttees, Idol-worship, and the mur- derous sacrifices of Jaggernauth, War, Plinking Healths, &e. ; Duelling is forgotten. The Temperance Societies will prize this book, and all must approve of the spirit in which it is written.