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Existence, future, Su. 385.
Existences, organized, Su. 378.
Exogenous plants, Su. 49.
Extracts from public journals
the migration of the stork, W.

Eye, the, adaptations to, Su.
Of birds, 241.

Fowls, domestic, Su. 259.
on French agriculture, A. 170–172.
Frost, W. 319–325.

Fruits, their qualities, A. 120-130.
Power of preserving, 123, 124.
History of various, Su. 85-87.
Fuel of Esquimaux, W. 300.
Future existence, Su. 385.



Fairholme, his account of the de-
posits of a mountain torrent, W.


Gall-fly, Sp. 146. Nuts, 150.
Gastric juice, Sp. 98.
General laws, government of the
world by, A. 369–372.
General summary of the argument,
A. 369-390.
Geology, W. 341–378.


Fermented liquors, abuses of, A. Gethsemane, olives in garden of,

A. 28.

Fall of the leaf, A. 365.
Falling stars, not connected with
the ignis fatuus, W. 28. Account
of, 27.

Felt, an early manufacture, A.

Su. 240. Of Esquimaux, W.



Figure of bodies, Sp. 21. Weav-Gilpin, Mr., his remarks on au-
ing, A. 201, 202.
tumnal tints of the woods, A. 66.
Fishes, migration of, W. 232-248.||Gipsy-moth, mode of protecting
Their reproductive instincts, Sp. its eggs in winter, W. 174.
Their structure, Su.||Gleaning, A. 41.
Gmelin's account of the northern
lights, W. 38.
Goat, the, Su. 301.
God-his goodness to rational crea-
tures, W. 10. His omnipres-
ence, 55. Of seeing Him in his
works, 162. His greatness even
in the smallest things, 196.
Proofs of his benevolence in
Creation, 227. His unceasing
and universal providence, 289.
Difficulty of comprehending his
operations, 345.
Gold, early used in clothing, A.


Fixed stars, distance of the, W.


Flavor, A. 151.

Flax, Sp. 327. Early used in

manufactures, A. 192.
Flowers, their form, Sp. 83. Col-
or, 83. Reproductive organs, 87.
Secretion of honey, 92. The
rose, Su. 79-85.
Foliations of ice on window-glass,
W. 325.

Food, human, its principle, A. 84–
88. Moral operation of, 88.
Its supply not inadequate, 92.
Provision of, for the future, 101.
Animal and Vegetable, 116-121.
Fruits, their qualities, 120. Goldsmith's Account of the Lap-
Drink, 125. Milk, 133-135. landers and Esquimaux, W. 287.
Wine, 137-140. Tea and cof-Goose, the, Su. 276. Anecdotes
fee, 140-145. Sugar, 145–150. of, 264-266.

The enjoyments afforded by, Gooseberry, the, Su. 92.
150-153. Comparison between Gothic style, A. 314.


Golden plover, partial migration
of, W. 210.

the food of savage and civil-Government of the world by gen-
ized man, 153–156. Of birds, eral laws, A. 369.

Government of the world by a par-Hog, the, Su. 322. Fecundity of,
ticular Providence, A. 378.


Grahame's British Georgics, de- Honey, secretion of, Sp. 87.
scription of ignis fatuus, W. 29. Hop-gathering, A. 35.
Curling, 311.
Horse, the, Su. 325. Instance of
Grave, the, Sp. 357.
its aversion to sugar, A. 147.
Gravitation, W. 93.
Horticulture, Su. 53-104. Prin-
Gray's Ode to Vicissitude, Sp. 44. ciples on which founded, 53.
Greeks, ancient, their agriculture, History of, 57.

Howitt's Book of the Seasons, A.

A. 161-163. Their architec-
ture, 300-304. Females, their
dress, 190.


Greenland whale-fishery, W. 238.
Gregarious habits of birds, Su.


Grossbeak, the, Sp. 189.
Ground-swell in the ice, W. 320.

Humboldt, his account of the ba-
nana tree, A. 112.
Humming-bird, nest-building of,
Sp. 191.

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Ice, provision for its floating, W.
304. Its expansive and noncon-
ducting power, 307. Amuse-
ments connected with, 310.
Curling, 311. Its fantastic forms,



Harvest, A. 33-36. Of Greeks,
161. Of Romans, 164.
end of the world, 390.
Harvest-home, A. 50-52.
Harvest-moon, A. 46–50.
Hassar, the flat-head, its



Icelandic dog, anecdote of, W. 339.
Ichneumon fly, Sp. 153.

Ignis fatuus, W. 26. Falling stars
not connected with, 28.

tion overland, W. 242.
Hatching of eggs, Sp. 203.
Hay-making, Su. 374.
Heat, increased, Su. 15.
nal, of the earth, 20.
Heathcoat's steam-plough, note, Infusory animalcules, W. 139–


Imago, or perfect state of insects,
Su. 180.
Inertia, W. 93.


A. 109.

Heaven, its moral and intellectual Ingrafting, Su. 89.

enjoyments, A. 212. Its social Insects, in winter, eggs of, W.

and religious enjoyments, 244.
Hemp, Sp. 340.
Hen, the, maternal affection of,
Sp. 123.

Hercules, Tyrian, tradition con-
cerning, A. 189.
Herodotus on hemp, Sp. 340.
Herrings, migration of, W. 233.

170; chrysalis, state of, 175;
caterpillar state of, 177; per-
fect state of, 178. Use of flow-
ers to, Sp. 87. Reproductive in-
stincts of, 112. Reproduction of,
135-162. Eggs of, 155. Their
cocoons, Su. 166. Their larva
state, 171. Their pupa state,
175. Their imago state, 180.
Coral, 157. Silkworm, 166.
Ant, 181. Spider, 185–191.
Instinct and reason compared, Sp.

Numbers of, yearly taken, 233.
Herschel on binary stars, W. 131-

135. On different-colored stars,
134. On the distance of the
fixed stars, 121.

Hindoo architecture, A. 285.
Hitchcock, Prof., on stony bird-
tracks, W. 352.

Hoar frost, W. 328.




Instincts of plants, W. 158-160.
Of Animals, 160. In connexion
with reproduction, Sp. 109-119.
Of the young, 116.


Irrigation, Sp. 264.
Irving, Dr., on plants, Sp. 71.
Irving, Washington, on Christ-Leguminous plants, Sp. 318.
Lettuce, the, Su. 75.
Life, vegetable, in polar regions,
Su. 136.


W. 223.

Italian agriculture, A. 172-176.

Jacquard-loom, A. 202.

Jameson, Prof., on spontaneous
plants, Sp. note, 64.
Jesse on the hybernation of eels,
W. 247. On the long vitality
of seeds, Sp. 66.
Juice, gastric, Sp. 98.

Karnac, A. 278.
Keble, poetical quotation from,
the burial of Christ, Sp. 358.
Kidd, Dr., analogy drawn by him
between vegetables and animals
destined for human food, A.
114, 115.

Kirby on the migration of animals,
W. 214. Account of the her-
ring, 233. Migration of fishes
from the sea to rivers, 240.
Kimlang, his eulogium on tea, A.


Knickerbocker Magazine, extract
from, Sp. 15.
Knowledge, divine and human,
compared, W. 110.


Labor, agricultural, Sp. 231. Ben-
efits from principles which stim-
ulate to, 241. Blessings of, 244.
Distribution of, over the year,

Legionary ant, Su. 198.
account of, 199.

Lea, Rev. William, his stocking-
loom, A. 199.


Light, without heat, W. 33. Phos-
phorescence, 33. Its effects on
vegetation, Sp. 69. Increased,
Su. 24-28. Spiritual, 71.
Lion, reproductive instincts of the,
Sp. 208.

Lion-ant, Su. 203.

Liverpool and Manchester railway,
A. 331.

Locomotive power, A. 331. Pro-
spective improvement of, 338.
Lombardy, agriculture of, A. 173.
Loom, description of the, A. 182,


Lord, the same, over all, Sp. 101.
Love, Christian, Sp. 223.
Lyell, Mr., his remarks on the
deposits of the Ganges, W. 372.
His Pliocene period, 378.

Macnish's account of physical ef-
fects of sleep, W. note, 78.
Magnetic power, mode of exciting,

A. 342.
Maize, Sp. 314.
Malaria, its ravages in Italy, A.
174, 175.


Malte Brun's opinion of the earth's
structure, Sp. 54.
Malthus, his theory respecting sup-
ply of food, A. 85. Quotation
from, 88. His account of the
increase of population in Ameri-
ca, note, 104.

Lagrange and Laplace's solution

of the problem of the oscillation
of the planetary system, W. 105.
Land-crab, migration of the, W.||Man, Su. 346–364. His external


Language of birds, Su. 245.
man, 369. One, 367.
Larvæ of silkworm, Su. 171. Of
other insects, 173.

structure, 364. Intellectual pow-
ers, 349. Moral Powers, 353.
Effects of protracted childhood
on himself, Sp. 219; on parents
and society, 220. In winter,
W. 286-298.

Maple sugar, A. 148.

Machinery, improvements of, A.

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therein on the effects of autum-New-year's day, reflections on,
nal vegetation on trees, A. 64. W. 248.

Miscellaneous reflections on au-Nichol, Dr., his remarks on the
tumnal appearances, A. 358. resisting medium, W. 105-108.
On nebulæ, 127.

Missel thrush, Sp. 182.
Montague, Col., on the gold-crest-Nineveh, A. 296.

ed wren, Sp. 123.
Moral cultivation, contrast between
savage and civilized life in rela-
tion to, A. 387.

Mordants, A. 252.
Morning, Sabbath, Sp. 303.
Mosaic account of creation consist-
ent with the phenomena of Ge-
ology, W. 343–346.
Moss, Blair-Drummond, Sp. 268.
Moth, the, Sp. 141.
Mountainous regions, agency of
frost in, W. 322. Process of
decay, 324.

Mountains, Sp. 27. Advantage of,

25-28. Influence on climate, 29. Olive, tree, Su. 122. Oil, 123.

Nutt, Mr., his mode of extracting
honey without killing the bees,
W. 186.
Nutweevil, the, W. 193.


Oak, the, its use in ship-building,

A. 79.

Oats, Sp. 310. Varieties of, 311.
Oil, vegetable, fixed, Su. 124.
Olive, 121. Linseed, 123.
Hempseed, 123. Sesamum, or
oil-plant, 123. Cocoa-nut, 123.
Essential and empyreumatic,

In garden of Gethsemane, very||Pinkney, on the Pyramids, A. 285,
old, A. 28, 29.

Onion, the, Su. 78.

Oranges, their peculiar structure,
A. 124.

Orchard, the, Su. 96.
Organs, sensorial, Su. 145.
Organized existences, successive
periods of, W. 358–362. Their
variety, beauty, and utility, Su.


Origin of agricultural labor, Sp.
Of property in the soil,
234. Of division of ranks, 234.
Of corn plants, 291.

Of the


Pain, a blessing, W. 13.
Pairing of birds, Sp. 176.
Guinea parrots, 175.
blackcap, 177.
Palm tree, the, Su. 50. The gomuti||Plum, the, Su. 97.
palm, its uses, A.76, and note, 77.
Paper, vegetable substances used
for, Sp. 343.

Polar regions, appearance of Au-
rora Borealis in, W. 48. Inhab-
itants of the, 293-304. Adap-
tation of organized existences to,
52. Effects of frost in, 319.
Pontcysylte aqueduct, A. 329.
Tur-Potato, the, Sp. 322. Rapid re-
production, 324. Disease, 326.
Prolific qualities, A. 117.
Power-loom, A. 223.
Power, muscular, Sp. 107.
Powers, intellectual, of man, Su.
349. Moral, 353.

Parental affection, Sp. 120. Of
the wren, 123. Cock, see note,
125. Ant, 145. Care of the
bee, 135. Wasp, 135.
key cock, 179.
Parrots, Guinea, Sp. 175.
Parry, Captain, his account
Esquimaux dogs, W. 335.
Particular Providence, government
of the world by a, A. 389.
Peacock, the, Su. 259.
Peas, Sp. 318.
Pentecost, day of, Su. 392.
Perfections, Divine, arguments


favor of, Sp. 227.
Petra, A. 296.

Pharos lighthouse, A. 344.
Phenomena, atmospheric, Su. 27-


Planetary system, W. 96. Rela-
tive proportions of the, 117.
Plants, compared with animals,
W. 143-146. Adjustment to
annual cycle, 146. Physiologi-
cal condition in winter, 150-154.
Vital principle in winter, 156.
Rapidity of growth in cold cli-
mates, 157. Instinct, 158. Le-
guminous, Sp. 318. Flax, 327.
Cotton, 335. Hemp, 340. Dis-
tribution, 63. Developement,
69. Dissemination, 272. Agents
in developing, 62. Qualities,
64. Tendencies, 62. Vital
powers, 62. Secretion, 78.
Exhalation of oxygen gas, 81.
Respiration, 81. Corn, 306-


Predaceous animals, their offices
in nature, Su. 276.
Prey, birds of, Su. 272–276.
in||Privation stimulates the faculties,

W. 277-281.

Proof of creative wisdom derived
from the animal frame, Sp.


Phosphorescence, W. 33.
Physiological condition of plants
in winter, W. 150-154, 157.
Physiology, vegetable, Sp. 73.
Pigeons, migration of, in America,

W. 210.
Pine-trees, their uses, A. 78, 79.

Property in the soil, origin of, Sp.
234. Effects of, 238.
Prospective improvement of loco-
motive power, A. 328.
Prout, Dr. his analysis of substan-

ces, Sp. 79, note. Experiments
on wood, as convertible into hu-
man food, A. 115.

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