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logy to our young readers, 556;
general remarks on children's books, 557;
Mother Bunch, 558; all sorts of ex-
citement injurious in childhood, 559;
utility of parables and apologues, ib.;
Bunyan, ib.; religious stories of ques-
tionable utility, 560; merits of the
present work, ib.; Peter Simons,'
ib. et seq.
Immortality, a poem, 366, 7;
kinds of immortality, 366; merits of
the poem, ib.; specimen, ib. ;
India, progress of the missions in, 357;
sketches of, 522 et seq.; future pros
pects of, 530.
Indian Archipelago, history of, 228 et
seq. see Crawford,
Indians, claims of, 371; Seminole, anec-
dotes of the, 188.
Inquiry into demand and consumption,
69; character of the pamphlet, 85.
Italy, state of religion in, 167..
Jackson, General, character of, 187.
James's sermon on the death of Berry,
170 et seq.; fugitive nature of funeral
sermons, 170; character of Mr.
Berry, ib. ; author's talents as an ora-
tor, 171; the practice of reading ser-
mons deprecated, ib. ; apology for rea-
ders, 172; Chalmers-Toller-Spen-
cer, ib.; a good speaker may be a bad
reader, 173; utility of writing ser-
mons at length, ib.; Dr. Dwight's
reasons for the practice, ib.; disad-
vantage of the memoriter habit, 174;
raw preachers; ib.;
James, I. character of, 494; absurd po-
licy of, 545.
Jamieson's grammars of rhetoric and
logic, 443-5; merits of the volumes,
443; unfortunate criticism on Thom-
son, ib.; and on Horace, 444; definition
of the pun, ib.
Java, works relating to, 231; supersti-
tions &c. of, 236.
Johnson's, Lieut. Col., journey through
Persia, notice of, 303.
Johnson's, Thomas, reasons for dissent,
564, 5; dissent interesting only as a
cause connected with religion, 564;
merits of the tract, ib.
Josephus, chronology of perplexed, 339,
Justification, harmony of Paul and
James on, 265.
Labour, not a measure of value, 77; to be
regarded as property, 278; may be legi-
timately withheld from an overstocked
Lawson's woman in India,' 364, 5;
apostrophe to a deceased daughter, 364.
Lay preaching, apology for, 445 et seq.
Leibnitz, extracts from the Theodice
of, 113, 116.
Leifebild's Christian temper, 242 el seq;
importance of insisting on Christian
morality, 242; opposite errors of
doctrinal and practical preachers, ib.;
on the circumstances of the serinön
on the mount, 244; true use and bear-
ings of our Lord's discourse, 245; on the
ennobling influence of Christian princi
ples, 246; cdmonition in reference to a
respect of persons, 247; on the obliga
tion to cultivate the grace of meekness,
ib. et seq.
Letters from Portugal and Belgium, 421
el seg. ; just idea of military affairs to
be derived only from the details, 421;
prowess of a German hussar, 422; savage
disciplinarian, 422; anecdotes of wear,
ib.; power of national music, 424;
anecdotes, ib.; behaviour of Wellington
before the battle of Waterloo, 426; he-
roic conduct of the 92nd, ib.; anecdote
of the Emperor Alexander, 428.
Liberty, connexion of with genius, 125;
religious, modern date of, 481;
Lingard's history of England, 1 et seq.;
the history of England a desideratum,
1; qualifications of the author, 2;
his catholic prejudices instanced in
his account of king Egfrid, &c. ib.;
his disingenuous account of St. Dun
stan, 3; catastrophe at Colne, 4;
transactions between Henry II, and
Becket, ib.; panegyric on Becket by
Mr. Berington, 5; bishop Foliott's
letter in the Cotton MSS., b. papal
excommunication of king John, 6 ; apo-
logy for that monarch's becoming the vas-
sal of the pope, ib.; contemptuous es-
timate of Wiclif, 8; adroit misrepre
sentation of that reformer's conduct and
doctrines, ib.; citation from Mr. Ba-
ber in refutation, 9; Lollards charged
by a bishop with being followers of
Mahomet, 10, note; pitiable prejudice
of the author, 10; remarks on his
history of the reign of Henry VIII,
ib.; stale of the realm at the death of
Edward VI., 1); counter-statement
from the life of Latimer," 12;
value of author's labours in all that
regards the secular history, 13; ac-
count of the wilenagemots, 14; wealth
of England under the conqueror, 15;
effects of the Norman invasion, ib.;
character of Henry II., 16; true ua-
ture of magna charta, 17; original
composition of parliament, ib. i his-
tory of Bishop Grosseteste, 18; cha-
racter of Edward I., ib.; character of
Wallace, ib.; Crecy and Agincourt,
19; character of Richard III., 20;
battle of Flodden-field, 21; general me-
rits of the work, 23; author's misre-
presentations relative to Lucius, 464;
and Augustine, 473.
Lollards,the misrepresentation of,8; efforts
of in favour of liberty, 487; influence
of in Scotland, 533; sentiments of,
Luccock's notes on Brazil, 193 et seq.;
moral influence of scenery disproved
by facts, 193; degraded character of
the Brazilians, 195; contents of the
volume, 196; rapid advance of im-
provement in the Brazilian capital,
b. portrait of the prince regent, 197;
loyalty of the citizens, 198; remarks
on mob-loyalty, ib.; new ecclesiastical
arrangements in Brazil, 199; success-
ful application of satire, ib.; impor-
tant benefits conferred on the Bra-
zilians by their presen sovereign, 200;
inefficacy of capital punishments,
ib.; beneficial consequences of the incor-
poration of the colonies with the mother
country, 201; liberty of the press,
202; contrast between the policy of
Portugal and that of Britain towards
her American colonies, 203; political
relations and pro pects of Brazil, ib. ;
geography of Brazil, 204; charge
against the B. and F. Bible Society re-
lative to their Spanish testament, ib. ;
reply to the charge, 205; general de-
Iscription of the lowlands of S. Brazil,
206; sand-hills, ib.; Brazilian farms,
207; hypothesis as to the formation of
deserts, 208; the Piedmont of Janeiro,
ib.; forest on fire, 209; transition from
the forest tracts to the downs, ib.; de-
scription of the table-land of Brazil,
210; hill of iron ore, 211; view near
Villa Rica, ib.; pernicious effect of the
gold mania, 212; curious expedient
for throwing off the scam of the popula-
tion, ib.; fatal consequences of the
discovery of the western mines, 213;
state of the slaves, ib, ; slave-trade
to be extirpated only by the civiliza-
tion of Africa, ib.
Lyon's travels in Africa, 23 et seq.; no-
tice of the previous enterprises of
Park, Peddie, and Horneman, 23;
object of author's mission, 24; de-
scription of the Marabouts, 25; man-
ners and customs of Tripoli, 26; bis-
tory of the enterprise, 27; sand-
showers, 28; Sockna, ib.; paying tri-
bute, ib.; travelling in the desert, 29;
Mourzook, 30; distressing exigency
of the travellers, ib.; singular tribe of
Arabs (Tuarick), 31; the dromedary
or maherry, ib. ; drove of slaves, ib,
Tombuctoo, 32; course of the Nil,
33; singular mode of drawing water,
ib.; disinterested conduct of a native, ib. ;
death and burial of Mr. Belford, 34;
general remarks on the voluine, 35.
M'Cries life of Andrew Melville, 532 el
seq.; merits of the work, 532; pa-
rentage of Melville, ib. ; influence of
the Lollards in Scotland, 533; state
of learning in Scotland at this period,
534; Melville studies under Ramuss,
ib.; affecting death of his pupil, 535;
testimony borne to Melville by Beza,
ib.; anecdote of Melville's presence of
mind, 536; is appointed principal of
the university of Glasgow, ib.; rich-
ness of his conversational talent, ib. ;
anecdote of his intrepidity in enforcing
discipline, 537; his heroic reply to the
regent, 538 explanation of a curious
passage in Hooker's Eccl. Pol., ib.;
anecdote of his rencounter with Caldcleugh,
539; his daring conduct as moderator
of the general assembly before the king,
540; declines the authority of the
privy council, ib.; retires to England,
541; account of the fate of part of the
Spanish Armada, ib. ; absurd policy of
James I. 543; his faculty for disputation,
ib.; Melville summoned to London,
544; denounces Bancroft before the privy
council, ib.; committed to the tower,
545; his death, 546.
Mahomedans, state of, in India, 529;
in China, 571.
Malthus on political economy, 69 et
seq.; present state of the science, 69;
author's fondness for definitions, 70;
objections to his definition of wealth,
71; what is wealth, 72; on the terms
productive and unproductive, ib.;
Malthus and Say at issue as to the
corner-stone of Adam Smith's work,
73; Ricardo's distinction between
riches and value, ib.; on the term
value, 74; logomachy between Mal-
thus and Ricardo as to the ultimate
measure of value, 75; on the rule of
barter in the early stages of society,
76; author's preference of money as a
standard of relative value, ib.; cost of
production the real basis, but not the
measure, of price, 77; why labour can-
not be a measure even in theory, ib.; pa-
radox of Ricardo, that commodities
may fall with a relative rise of wages,
78; author's able refutation of the post-
tion, ib.; on a mean between corn
and labour as the measure of value,
79: different measures in different
cases, the most manageable and ac-
curate, ib.; remaining topics of the
work, ib.; Ricardo's definition of rent
exceptionable, ib.; cultivation, not
demand, the origin of rent, 80; au-
thor's three causes of rent, 81; the lat-
ter two causes, not of rent, but of
high prices, ib. ; author's notion, that
diminsshed fertility would lessen the quan-
tity of land cultivated, 82; its fallacy
exposed, ib.; on the connexion be-
tween the interests of the state and
those of the landlord, 83; author's
revolting view of the consequences of the
progress of society, ib.; the capitalist,
according to his representation, a so-
cial nuisance, 84; high character of
the author, 85.
Martyn, rev. H., testimonies to his ad-
mirable character, 319, 529.
Melville, Andrew, life of, 532, et seq.;
Morrison's memoir of the embassy to
China, 569, et seq.; advantages of
the author in journeying in China,
569; prevalence of idolatry, ib.; tem-
ple to the god of kine, ib.; establish.
ment of 1000 priests, ib; author finds
a son making a coffin for his father, ib. ;
temples, 570; alliance between reli-
gion and the stage, ib.; Chinese eti-
quette, ib.; Chinese Malthus, ib.;
penny hot-baths, 571; fortune-tel-
lers, ib.; Mahommedans and Jews, ib.
Muck, running a, 235.
Naples, Craven's tour through, 385, et
seq.; see Craven.
Narrative of a voyage to the Spanish
main, 185; et seq.; character of the
South American contest, 185; charac-
ter of General Jackson, 197; ferocious
nature of the Seminole war, 188; in-
stance of generosity in a female Indian,
Neapolitan literature, 394; population,
character of the, 395.
Newton's three enigmas, 461, 2; au-
thor's theory as to the secret of the
Eleusinian mysteries, 461; fatal ef-
fect of the carnivorous regimen, ib.
Noble's Arabic vocabulary, 460, 1.
North Georgia gazette, 50; merits of
the volume, 65; arctic miseries, 66 ;
lines on seeing the sun set for three
months, ib.; whistlers, hummers, and
Observations on certain verbal disputes
in political economy, 69, et seq.; force
of author's remarks on Malthus's vin-
dication of the science, 70; objection
to M. Say's notion of value, 74; Labour
not a correct measure of value, 77; cha
racter of the pamphlet, 85.
Observations on Hebrew idiom, 157,8;
Granville Sharp's rule respecting Van
conversive, 157; author's theorem, ib.;
application of it to the sacred text, 158;
objectionable nature of the rendering,
Olive branch, origin of its symbolic mean.
Painters, remarks on celebrated, 220.
Parry's journal of a voyage, 50; deco-
rations and merits of the volume, 68;
see Arctic Voyages.
Paxton's illustrations of the boly Scrip-
tures, 514 et seq.; importance of
this class of biblical literature, 514;
plan and contents, 515; description of
Carmel, 516; origin of the rymbolic
meaning of the olive branch, ib.; au-
thor's obligations to Bochart, 317;
incantation of serpents, ib.; parallel
passage in Bochart, 519; the ass,
520; Eastern stair-cases, 521 ; notice
of errors, ib.
Pelagius, parentage of, 469; character
Persepolis, ruins of, 318.
Persia, the most interesting country in
the world, 290; early history of, 298.
Persian entertainment, 301; improvisa
tore, 308; manners, 312; painters,
Poetry, modern, remarks on ; 45, 50;
146; 373; 428; 440.
Political economy, works on, 69, 277;
present state of the science, 69; see
Porter's travels through Georgia, &c.
289, et seq.; notice of preceding tra
vellers, 289; Persia the most inte-
resting country in the world, 290;
destructive timber-worm, 291; tomb of
Howard, ib.; the Don, or Tanais, 292;
count Platoff, ib.; first sight of Cauca
sus, 293; Tiflis, 294; demoralization
of the Georgians owing to the Russians,
ib.; Georgian women, 295; destructive
avalanche, 296; Anni, the ancient ca-
pital of Armenia, 297; Mount Ara-
rat, ib.; apocryphal nature of early
Persian history, 298; Tabreez, ib. z
process of the bath, 299; Persian en-
tertainment, 301; heut.-col. Johnson's
account of the fortifications of Tabreez,
303; poisonous bug, 304; mysterious
murder of Mr. Brown, 305; magnifi-
cent mausoleum at Sultania, 306;
Elborz range, 307; Tehraun, ib. ;
Persian improvisatori, 308; anecdote of
Mirza Sheffu, ib.; ceremonial of the
Nowroose, 09; royal garden, 311;
state of manners, 312; portrait of the
king, ib.; description of a caravansary,
313; Ispahan, 314; Persian paint-
ers, 315; state of the Armenian po-
pulation, ib.; the Atesh-gah, ib. ; the
goorkhur, or wild ass, 316; ruins of
Mourg-aub, and tomb of Cyrus, 317;
mountain of sepulchres, ib.; Perse-
polis, 318; arrow-head character
probably a variation of the Hebrew,
ib.; testimony to Henry Martyn, 319;
Shiraz, 320; faults of the author's
Poussin, memoirs of, 214, et seq.; re-
marks on the genius of, 223, 227;
Powell, Vavasor, notice of, 475.
Preaching, remarks on, 172, et seq. ; 456.
Pun, definition of the, 444.
Puritans, martyrs, 484.
Redford's true age of reason, 175, 6;
impolicy of legal prosecutions of unbe-
lievers, 176; analysis of the tract, ib.
Reformation, the English, considera-
tions on, 488, et seq.
Reformers, declarations of the, 492.
Rent, causes of, 80, 1.
Revelation the foundation of theologi- .
cal science, 109; on the internal evi-
dence of, 180-3.
Ricardo, opinions of, on value, &c. 73,
75, 78; on rent, 79.
Richards's Welsh Nonconformists' me-
morial, 321, el seq.; 463, et seq.; con-
tents of the work, 322; author's apo-
logy for druidism, 334; his hypothesis
as to the origin of Pelagianism, 469;
objections to it, 470; character of the
Rome, a poem, 552, el seq.; author's de-
fiance of critics, 552; argument of
the poem, 553; St. Peter's at Rome,
554; apostrophe to author's native land,
Ross's voyage of discovery, 50; dimi-
nished value of the work, 56; its pal
try decorations, 58; see Arctic Voy-
Rouge et Noir, and other poems, 373, et
seq.; on the Whistlecraft style, 373;
on English bumoùr, ib.; Don Juan,'
374; subject and character of the
present poem, ib.; the palais royal,
375; Frescali, 376; the gaming-table,
377; portraits of gamblers, 378; cau-
tion to tourists, 379; stanzas ' to an in-
Russian character, remarks on, 420.
Sabbath, perpetuity of the, maintained
in refutation of Paley, 272; argu-
ments drawn from Heb. iv. 9, and
Matthew ix. 14, untenable, ib. ; criti-
cism on Col. ii. 17, ib.; its original
institution not referred to, Exod. xvi.
22-30, 273; its indirect benefits,
274; inestimable importance as a means®
of communicating knowledge to the poor,
ib.; its primary benefits, 275; its po-
litical importance, 276; its religious
Say, J. B., opinion of, on productive la-
bour, controverted, 73.
Schmidii concordantia, 457, et seq.;
utility of the work, 457; history of
the divisions of the sacred text, 458;
concordances of St. Caro, Betulejus,
and the Stephens's, 459; merits of
the present publication, 460.
Scott's, John, sketches of manners in the
French provinces, 161, et seq.; lite-
rary character and death of the au-
thor, 161; island of Jersey, 162;
sail up the river Rance, ib. ; wretched-
ness of the population of Brittany, 163;
their hostility to the English, 164;
castle of Vitré, ib.; importance of the
tie of domestic servitude, 165; Cha-
teau Gontier, ib.; Angers, ib.; effect
of gothic architecture, 166; Italian ca-
puchin friar, ib.; nature of the prin-
ciple which originated cathedrals,
167; low state of religion in Italy, ib. ;
the catholic ritual not adapted to take a
deep hold of the imagination, ib.; the
Austrians in Italy, 168; genius and
policy of Bonaparte, ib.; meteor-like
character of his power, 169; his real
monument, ib.; the French deficient
in imagination, ib.; influence of the
Scriptures on our national taste, 170.
Scott, rev. T., eminence of as a com-
mentator, 86; account of the works
of, 87; biographical notice of, 88;
thoughts of, on the means of reviving re
Select female biography, 178.
Selfishness, awful consequences of, 382.
Sermons, remarks on the delivery of,
Serpents, incantation by, 333, 517.
Sketch of a plan for settling in Upper
Canada, 370-2; inducements to set-
tlers, 370; important preliminary
considerations, 371; claims of the In-
Sketches of India, 522, et seq.; merits
of the work, 522; descriptive sketches
of various groupes, ib. el seg. ; intelli-
gent docility of the elephant, 525;
ruins of Bijanagur, ib. ; moral condition
of the Hindoos, 527; effect of native
schools, ib.; Abdool Messee, 529;
state of the Mahommedan population,
ib.; British convert to Hindooism,
530; future prospects of British In-
dia, ib. ; ruins of Gour, ib. ; author's
feelings on spending Christmas Day at
Nya Serai, 531.
Sketches of sermons, 445, et seq. ; pre-
judice against lay-preachers, 445;
Jay-teaching sanctioned by episcopal
authority, 446; inadequacy of the
apparatus of a church establishment,
ib.; high-church dissenters, ib., apo-
Jogy for illiterate teachers, 447; vul-
gar teachers not preferred by the
Tower classes, 448; duty of lay co-
operation, 449; examples of distin
guished usefulness in laymen, ih.; de-
sign and opinions of the authors, 450;
sermon on Isa. xxxv. 8, ib.; sermon on
Rev. xxii. 5, 453; sermon on 2 Cur.
xii, 9, 455; legitimate use of the vo-
Jume, 456; general remarks, 457.
Sophocles, remarks on the genius of,
Southey's expedition of Orsua, 250, et
seq.; frightful nature of the story,
250; ils supposed moral, 251; origin
of the expedition, ib. infatuated
policy of Orsua, ib.; formation of the
conspiracy, 252; death of Orsua,
b. proceedings of the conspirators,
253; sanguinary atrocities of Aguirre,
ib.; the tyrant no beretic, 254; his
death, ib.; reflections on his charac-
ter, 255; author's facetious parallel
of Aguirie and Cromwell, 256.
vision of judgment, references
to, 222, 256, 428.
Staël's, Mde, de, ten years' exile, 412,
et seq. literary value of the work,
412; Bonaparte interesting only
from his power, 413; merit of au-
thor's opposition to Bonaparte, ih.;
intolerable nature of her exile, ih.;
meanness of her tyrant, 414; his jea-
lousy of author's reputation, ib.; source
and basis of author's enthusiasm for
liberty, 415; unworthy attempt to
depreciate her, 416; portrait of Bonu-
parte, 417; the new noblesse, ib. ; po-
licy of Bonaparte in the murder of
the duke d'Enghien, 418 further se-
verities against author, ib.; antigal-
licanism of M. Schlegel, 419; au-
thor's escape into Russia, 420; ker
feelings at the sight of the sea, ibage au-
thor's remarks on the Russian charac-
ter, ib.; merits and demerits of the
translation, 421. -
Stage, they remarks on, 567; Chinese, 570.
Staunton's Chinese embassy; 35, et
seq.; merits and attainments of the
translator; 35; peculiarity of the
Chinese language, 36; dictionary of
200 volumes, ib. ; the Chinese a nation
of readers, 37; paucity of works relat-
ing to foreign nations, 38; nature of
the present work, ib.; timplicity of the
author, 39; imperial instructions to the
ambassador, 40; brutal punishments
in China, ib.; imperial edict, 41;
Chinese drama, 42; see Vol XII.
N. S. index.
Stillingfleet, Bp., on the amusements of
clergymen, 565, et seq.; see Three
Taxidermy, 158, et seq.; history of the
art of preserving animal specimens,
159; method of mounting the elephant
in the French museum, 160.
Taylor's, Jefferys, Esop in rhyme, 175,
et seq.; neglect of the old fabulist,
175; the ass in the lion's skin,' ib. ;
the fox and the crow,' 176; the cha-
Test act, history of the, 499.
Three Dialogues on the amusements of
clergymen, 565, et seq.; authorship
and merit of the work, 565; exception
in favour of angling among amuséments
involving the destruction of life, ib.;
tenderness toward animals not always
connected with virtue, 566; anecdote
of S. J. Pratt, ib. note; cards, ib.;
the stage, 567; music, ib.; shuttlecock,
568; Pascal, a shoemaker, ib.
Townshend's, C. H., poems, 43, et seq.;
difference of bulk between modern
poets and their predecessors, 43; song,
amid the west,' 44;' song of the sea-
nymphs,' ib.; 'separation,' 45;
the setting sun,' 46; hints to the au-
thor, 47; on romantic feeling, 48;
I know thee now,' 49; COR-
stancy,' ib.; an anthology of minor
poets desirable, 50.
Trinity, arguments in support of the doc-
trinc of the, 261.
Turnbull's view of church government,