Imágenes de páginas

the farmers, 423 ; the agriculturist
not the only sufferer of the country,
ib.; mercantile distress, ib.; tbe pre-
sent distress is common to all the in-
dustrious part of the natiou, .424 ;
poverty the source of this general
distress, 425 ; causes of this poverty,
ib.; remedy, 426; remarks on the
conduct of government in regard to

its expenditure, 427
Dooraunee monarchy in Caubul, ac-

count of its establishment, 460
Druids' circle at Stonehenge, poetical des-

cription of, 474, 5
Duncan's es ay on the nature of parish

banks, &c. 509, 609, et seq.
Durant's sermon on the best mode of

preaching Christ, 174, et seq.; state-
ment of facts (in preaching) should be

full and unequivocal, 174, 5.
Durie, Mr. a native of Bengal, remark-

able account of him, 563, el seq.

king, 469; audience given to the en:
bassy, ib.; magnificent appearance of
the prince, 470; the bonarchy in a
declining state, ib.; Caubul seized by
Shah Mahmood and Futteh Khan,
ib.; dangerous predicament of the
embassv, ib.; perverse adherence of
the natives to old habits, 471; recal
of the embassy, ib.; total defeat of
the king, ib.; return of the party, il;
description of the Punjnub, 472,; geos
graphy of Caubul, 556 ; population,
557; greatest height of the Hindoo
Coosh chain, ib; triple chain of Solia
maun, ib.; description of the country
round Peshawer, ib.; of the inhabitants,
558; tradition that the Afgbauns are
the descendants of the ten tribes, 559;
erwac', ib.; internal regulations of
the Afghauns, 561; their manners,
ib.; literary pursuits, ib., pouts, 56;
religion, ib. ; trade, ib.; agriculture,
ib.; governinent, ib., remarkable ac-
count of Mr. Durie, 563 ; Caufiris
tan, inhabited by the supposent des
cendants of the Greeks lett there by

Alexander the Great, 56+ Ons
Embassy to Caubul, ceremonies attend

ing its presentation to the kiogz 469,

et seq.

East India Company, contrast of the

conduct of the Dutch and the British,
in regard to the propagation of re-

ligion, 229
Edgeworth's, Snegd, memoirs of the

Abbé Edgeworth, 173, 4
Egede, Mr. the Danish missionary, ac-

count of his labours among the Green-
landers, 233
Elbrus, a Caucasian mountain, its great

height, 339 ; superstitions notions of

the natives concerning it, 340
Lliot, his inirepidity and firmness in

preaching among hostile Indians, 229,
et seq.; his labours in translating the
scriptures, 230 ; account of his

saccessors, ib.
Elphinstone's account of the kingdom

of Caubul, 457, el seg.; British domi-
nion in Asia beneticial to the na--
tives, ib.; arrangements of the obo
jects of inquiry, ib.; divisions of sub-
jects treated of in the work, 460; ac-
count of the establishinent of the
Dooraunee monarchy in Caubul, ib.
et seq.; their inva-fun of Persia, ib.;
'successful enterprises o! Abmed Shah,
461; intrigues of Futteh Khan, 46% ;
origin of the mission, 463 , its equip-
'ment, ib.; sands of Cangund, 464;
Singuana, &c. described, ib.; hills of
shifting sund, ib; distress of the
party, 465; Bikaneer, ib.; charucter
of its prince, il.; Poggul, 466; a
mirage, ib; Moultan, 16.; Soliman's
throne, ib; eredity of the natives,
ib.; Calla-baughy its remarkuble situation,
467; Peshawer, 468; ridiculous cerca
monies attending presentations to the

English historical writers, neither of the

three,' strictly speaking, an English-
man, 18; their excellence in the art
of writing history originated probably
in a mixture of French vivacity and

British gravity, 19
Entomology, Kirby and Spence's intro-

duction to, 572. et seq.; prejudice
against this and other similar studies,
ib.; government alarmed in regard to
the Hessiau Ay, 573, (note) study
not to be confined exclusively to par-
ticular objects, 574, et seq.; some ac
count of the authors, 576; contents
of the work, 576; arrangements of
subjects injudicious, ib.; transtorma-
tions of insects, 577 ; their enormous
increase, ib.; destructive nature of some
insects, 578 ; formica saccharidora, 579;
fight of locusts, ib.; benefit derived
from insects, 580; instances of it, 581;
ulitily of insects as food, ib. et seq.s
anecdote of James 1st. 583; appare.
tus of the spirer for spinning described
Erghum, bishop, his great power, 454
Error, its ratüre and induenee, 538,
Established courehy solid grounds on

which it may apprehend danges, 585
declared by one of the clergy to be da
vided into the orthodox and the cuangeli
cal partie, 60

Evangelical and orthodox clergymen,

their points of difference, 545
Evidence of a fact is either defective,

sufficient, or compelling, 184, et seq.
the disciples had sufficient evidence of
the resurrection, 185; inquiry into
what constituies sufficient evidence of
a fact, 186; self-love or self-interest
oppose the due impression of just eri-

dence, 186
Exercise, Mr. Finck's estimate of is im-

portance to insane patients, 300
Paith has for its object always some fact;

182 ; inquiry how this faith becomes
praiseworthy, or the contrary, 183,
et seq.; illustrated in the conduct of
the disciples in regard to the resurrec-
tion of Christ, 184 ; the truth and
the belief of a fact different, ib.; evi-
dence of a fact either defective, suffi.
cient, or compelling, ib.; the disciples
had sufficient evidence of the resurrec.

tion, 185
Faith, Mr. A. Fuller on the nature of,

481, et seq.; various controversies oc-
casioned by Mr. F.'s strictures on it,
482, et

Farmers, inquiry into their present dis.

tressed state, 420, et seq.
Fecundity of insects, 577
Fez, description of, population, &c.

528; its mosques very numerous,
529; place it one of them for the wo-

men to attend at public prayers, ib.
Fortifications, ancient American, des.

cribed, 115; their extensive magni.
tude, 116; one mound covered with

cotton trees, ib.;
France, deplorable state of its present

moral condition, 210; was

really a commercial country, 214
Freedom of the press, its tendency to

preserve true patriotisın, 215
French mobs, their rate of hire, 70
French patriotisin prior to the revolu-

tion, its nature, 215; English patri.

otism contrasted with it, ib.
French Protestants resolutions, &c. re-

lative to the persecution of, extracted
from the proceedings of the Protes.
tant dissenting ministers, 177, et seg.;
the details aot of doubtful authority,
ib.; conduct of the dissenting minis,
ters on the first rumour of the perse-
cution, 178; letters purporting to
have been written by the French cler-
sy to the English disseating ministers,
written merely to allay the suspicions
of the Preuch police, ibi insuperable
difficulty of forming a just estimate
of the internal state of France, 179

Fuller, Andrew, Morris's memoirs of the

life and writings of, 478, et seq.;
early years of Mr. Fuller, ib.; his
settlement at Sobam, 479; change
in his religious views, ib.; removes to
Kettering, ib.; becomes secretary to
the baptist mission, ib.; arduous na.
lure of his labours in that office, ib.;
statement of his last moments, 480 ;
controversy oo faith, 482; crude
objections of Mr. Batton and Mr.
Martin, ib.i faith and repenlance the
gift of God but the duly of man, ib.;
objections of Mr. Dan. Taylor, ib.
et seq. ; Mr. F. a firm believer
in the doctrine of personal election,
ib.; the provision made by the death of
Christ, of two kinds, 485; Mr. D. Tay-
lor's system inefficient, ib.; objection
of Mr. A. Mc Lean; ib.; its nature,
ib.; second objection of Mr. A. Mc
Lean, 487; controversy on the ‘Sys-
• tems compared,' ib.; some objec-
tions against it examined and refuted,
488; Mr. Hall's remarks on the
manners and character of Mr. Fuller,
489; Mr. Morris's sketch of his minisa
terial talents, 490 ; concluding re-

marks, ib.; et seq.
Gandsbuhr, or miraculous pillar of re-

ligion, 334
Gardanne, general, his embassy to the court

of Persia, 463
Gass, Patrick, his unsatisfactory narra-

tion of the expedition to the source of

the Missouri, 106
Gates of the rocky mountain, Captain

Lewis and Clarke's passage up the

Missouri, through them, 127
Geneva, Sismondi's considerations on,

94, et seq.; probable evil that would
arise from its annexation to the Hel.
yetic league, 95; its importance as
an enlightened Protestant continental
state, 96; belongs morally to England,

Georgia, Klaproth's travels in, 328,


et seq.

Geography of Caubul, 556
Gibbon's miscellaneous works, 1, el seg.;

character and estimate of the author's
letters, 3; Gibbon less irreligious than
Hume, 4; the subject of his history
possesses advantages superior to
those of his two competitors, ib. el
seg.; bis long hesitation in regard to
the choice of his subject, 6; great ad-
vantage possessed by the historian of
his own times over other historical
writers, 7; nature of Voltaire's, &e.
bistorical attempts, ib.; other advano

tages of Gibbon over Hume and Ro.
bertsoa, 8; his ardour and perseve.
rance, ib.; extract, ib.; difficulty of
the bistorian to arrive at truth, 10;
two leading features of his history
stated, 12; inferior to Hume and
Robertson in historical painting,
ib.; its causes endeavoured to be
accounted for, 13; some remarks
on Gibbon's manner in regard to
notes, ib.; notes unknown to the an-
cients, ib.; sanctioned by our three
great historians, 14; character of
Mr. G.'s notes, ib.; objections to them,
ib; Mr. G.'s style considered, ibi;
character of Hume's style, 15; Ro-
bertson's, ib.; art a prevalent feature
in Gibbon's style, ib.; deficient in con-
cealing it, ib.; followed Tacitus as his
model, ib.; his style to be justly ap-
preciated must be studied, ib.; many
objectionable peculiarities of his style
adduced, 16; extract, illustrative, ib.;
peculiar construction of Gibbon's pe-
riods, 17; instances, ib.; his gallicisms
comparatively few, 18; two particu-
lars in which these three historians
remarkably agree, ib. et seq.; their
excellence as historians dependent
probably upon an admixture of the
French and English character, 19;
neither historian erer write poetry,
ib.; poetry incompatible with the
eloquence essential to historical com-
position, ib.; Gibbon's style approxi-
mates too closely to poetry, and that
of the worst kind, 20; two exception.
able features of Gibbon's history,
180; reviewer's confession of his former
infidelity, ib.; Gibbon's scepticism
pervades his work on the Decline and
Fall, 181; instances from the present
work, ib.; inquiry into the nature of
religious doubtiny, 182 ; man, praise
or blame-worthy in proportion as hfs
conduct proceeds from the heart, ib.;
fact always the objects of faith,

man required to believe not
to comprehend, for his salvation,
ib.; inquiry how this faith becomes
praiseworthy, and the contrary, ib.;
nature of faith, ib.; on the unbelief
of the disciples in regard to the resur..
rection of Jesus Christ, ib.; evidence
considered as being either defective,
sufficient, or compelling, ib. ; in-
quiry into what constitutes sufficient
evidence, 186; self-love the great ob-
stacle to the reception of just evi-
dence, ib.; absolute indifference not
the proper state for the accurate dis-
crimination of truth, ib.; hardness of

heart the true source of the ynbelief
of the disciples, 187; import of the
term, hardness of heart, ib.; its scrip-
tural import different from the gene-
rally received meaning, 188; the
scepticism of Home and Gibbon, ori-
ginated in hardness of heart, in the
scriptural sense, ib.; Hume and Gib.
bon passed through life comparatively
free from trouble, 190; the stimulus of
hope necessary to excite map to con-
stant exertion, ib.; men in elevated
life, not feeling the want of religion,
inquire not into its evidences, 191;
inquiry into the origin and into the
nature of the faith of the general body
of the clergy, 192, et seq.; inefficacy
of mere clerical faith, 193; unbelief
the prevailing disease of human na-
tore, 194 ; investigation into the
causes of the exemplary lives of our
most noted infidels, and of Gibbou,
195 ; some other circumstances tend
ing to strengthen unbelief, &c. 196 ;
causes of the luminous views of reli.
gious truth, as exhibited in the writ.
ings of bishop Horsley, and other
such writings, 197; Dr. Robertson
possessed at least clerical faith, ib.;
Mr. Gibbon's propensity to indelicacy
in his quotations, its causes investi-
gated, 197, el seg.; Gibbon more inge.
nuous than Hume who was less inde-
licate, 198; his character artless, ib.;
scorned to conceal the real propen-
sities of his heart, ib.; Dr. Robertson's
writings perfectly free from indelicate
allusions, 199;

against destroying any of the writings
of Mr. Gibbon, 199, et seq.; advan-
tages that may be expected from
studying the springs and motives of
so extraordinary a mind as Mr. Gib-

bon's, 200
Gisborne's letters to the bishop of Glou-

cester, on the subject of the British
and Foreign Bible Society, 53, et seq.;

see Bible Society.
Glover's thoughts on the character and

tendency of the property tax, &c.

417, et seq.
Good's translation of the book of Job,

132, et seq.; Mr. G.'s eulogy of the
book, 133; states it to be a regular
epic poem, 134 ; its supposed scene,
ib.; its divisions, ib.; the subject, ib.;
according to Mr. G. ib.; and Mr.
Scott, ib.; on the author and era of the
poem, ib. et seg.; objections, ib, et
seq.; doctrines of the book of Job,
136, et seq.: remarks on the doctrine
of angels, 137; on the resurrection,


ib. ;

. 138; commencement of the poem,
139; extracts from Mr. G.'s translation
and critical remarks on them, 139, et seq.;
extracts from the notes, 148, et seg.;
errors of the press, &c, noticed, 150;

see correspondence.
Government, true nature and extent of

its interference in 'regard to religion,
. &c. 218; remarks on its late enor-

mous expenditure, 427, et seg.
Greeks, tradition of a country inbabited

by the descendants of those settled in
the east, in the time of Alexander,

Greenlanders, account of the first fruils of

the Moravian missions among them,
224,5; the Christian Greenlanders in

1750, 232
Griffin's memoirs of Captain James

Wilson, 275, et seq.; chief subjects of
the narrative, 276, et seq.; account of

his conversion, ib. el seq.
Gunpowder, a solitary discovery, its

cause according to lord Bacon, 256
Gurney's serious address to the clergy,

84, et seq.; reflections on the taking of
the priestly office, 85; striking instance
of ignorance in a Christian reviewer,


among thein since the Reformation,

223 ; sec Brown.
Hebrew scriptures, difficulty in regard

to interpreting them, 22; new mee
thod of interpretation, ib.; third me-
thod followed and perfected by Schule

tens, ib.
Hessian Fly, alarm occasioned by the

fear of its being brought into the king,

dom, 573, (note)
Hewling, B. and W. grandsons of Mr.

Kiffin, their execution, 407
Hill's, the Rev. Rowland, religious freea

dom in danger, 493, et seq.; era of
the enactment of the poors' rates, ib.;
evils that may be expected from tax-
ing places of worship, 494 ; import-
ance of the question, 495; Mr. Van-
sittart's bill of last sessions misunder-
stood, ib.; distressing case of 'a con-
gregation at Worcester, 496; libera.
lity of the congregation at Surrey
chapel, ib.; attempt to tax Surrey
chapel adverse to the great majority
of the inhabitants, and to the parish
officers, 496, (nole.)
Highlands, letters from, 236, et seq.; in-

terest excited by the Highland cha.
racter, 237 ; military reverses of the
Highlanders during the early part of
the last century attended with the
decay of their peculiar customs, &c.
ib.; testimony of Dr. Johnson, 238;
remote date of their letters, ib.; their
information unsatisfactory, 239; the
author's qualifications examined, ib.;
style, of the work objectionable,
description of the Highlanders, 241,
et seq.; intellectual superiority of
the Highland mountaineers over the
English peasants, 245; Scotch cookery,
246; the author's offensive description
of Highland scenery, 248 ; similarities
and variations in Alpine scenery,
ib.; Ben Nevis, the highest point
of the Highlands, ib.; character of
the Alpine scenery of Scotland, 250;
effects of grand scenery on the hu-
man mind and feelings, ib. el sega;
on the Highlander in particular, 251,

seq.; the author impeaches the hos-
pitality of the Highlanders, 252, 3;
change in the Highland character of


Hall, Robert, bis expression of his great

veneration, for the late Rev. Andrew

Fuller, 489
Hamilton, Lady, memoirs of, 284;
ber personal qualities, 285; her infe-
rior origin, 286; her. residence with
Mr. Greville, 287; marries Sir
William Hamilton, ib.; ber influence
over lord Nelson, ib.; becomes a vo-
lantary spectator of the execution of
the unhappy Carraccioli, 288; her anx-
iely on account of her daughter, 288,9;
lady He not concerned in the publica-

tion of lord Nelson's letters, ib.
Hardness of heart, inquiry into its scrip-

tural meaning, 187, et seq.; Dr. Ro-
bertson's misapplication of the term,

Hargill, Mr. and his son murdered by

Lord Slourlon and his four sons, 457
Headloug Hall, 372, et seq.; a humour-

ous piece, ib.; description of the cha-
**racters, ib. et seq.; extracts, conversa-

tion on modern picturesque gardening,

374; between e deteriorationist and a
perfectibilian, 375; on the nature of

disinterestedness, 376,4t seq.; Cranium's
· lecture on skulls, 378; his practical in-

ferences, 379; love and opportunity, a
Heathen, propagation of Christianity

a bigbly beneficial tendency, 254
Hindoo Coosh, highest elevation of this

range of mountains, 557
History, importance and advantages of stu-

dying it, 595
Home on the influence of the nerves

upon the action of the arteries, 515
Home's account of the fossil remains of

song, 380

an animal more nearly allied to Ashes
than any otber classes of animals,

Home's observations on the functions of

the brain, 506
Hooker on the nature of sacraments,

439, et seq.; on the necessity of bap-

tism, 442
Hooper's advantages of early piety,

590, 1
Horsley's, bishop, book of psalms, 20,

et seq.; bis diversified qualifications,
ib.; considered as a theologian 21;
announcement of his posthumous
papers, ib.; difficulties in regard to
interpreting the Hebrew scriptures,
22 ; new method of interpretation,
ib.; a third method adopted by Schul.
tens, ib.; the psalms are applied chief-
ly to the Messiah by bishop I. 23;
principle of his application stated, ib.
et seq.; his arguments, 25; general re-
marks on the subjects of the psalms, 26 ;
objections to the bishop's hypothesis,
ib. et seq.; bases which may justify
the application of certain passages of
the old testament to the Messiah, 27;
versions of certain psalms by Dr.
Horsley and by the Reviewer, 28, et
Horsley's, bishop, nine sermons, 151, et

seg.; prophecies among the heathens
concerni the Messiah, their origin
according to bishop Horsley, 152, 3;
objections, ib.; means by which those
prophecies were preserved among
them, 154; the evidence of the fact of
our Lord's resurrection, 155 ; applica-
tion of the expression some doubled, ib.
et seq.; extract in answer to unbelievers
il the resurrection of Christ, 157, 8;
Cbrist had no residence on the earth
after the resurrection, ib. ; his subse.
quent appearance said to bave been
miraculous, ib.; on the sufficiency of

scriplure, 158
Hume, his irreligion far exceeded Gib-

bon's, 4; bis history indebted for its
chief interest to its being national, 5;
Gibbon and Hume not endowed with
the talent of rapid elocution, 6; cha-
racter of Hume's style, 15, 17; never
indulged in any poetical attempt, 19;
less indelicate in his writings than

Gibbon, 198
Hunt's story of Rimini, a poem, 380 ;

et seq.; character of the poem, napra-
tive, ib.; tale objectionable, 381;
a spring morning, ib.; various extracts,
ib. el seg,

Indelicacy, Mr. Gibbon's propensity for.

it in his quotations and allusions con
sidered, 197; Hume less iodelicate
than Gibbon, 198; Dr. Robertson's.
writings perfectly free from this

charge, 199
Independents, first church of, in Eag-

land, 402
Infallibility, Romish, considered, cafe

lective infallibility, 323
Influence of vast and antecedently un

explored regions on a philosophic and

imaginative spirit, 107
Inquiry into the causes of the exem-

plary lives of some of our most noted

infidels, 195, et seq.
Insanity, remarkable instance of its alter

naling with bodily disease, 296; its fre-
quent cessation previous to the ap

proach of death, 296
Insects, transformations of, 377; their

surprising fecundity, ib.; destructive
nature of some species, 578, 9; flight of
locusls, ib., benefits, derived from io.
sects, 580 ; extract, 581, 2 ; considered

as articles of food, 581, et seq.
Jacob, Joseph, short sketch of his life,

586; strict laws adopted in his church,
586,7; extracts froin two remarkable

sermons of his, 587, el seq.
Jacobins, their state under Bonaparte, 69
James I. begs the loan of a pair of silt

stockings, 583
Jefferson, Madison, Gallatin risers,

what and where, 128
Jewel, bishop, his character, 455
Jews, after the captivity, supposed to

have settled in Afghaunistan, 560, et

Jews, miserable state and cruel usage of

at Morocco, 527
Job, J. M. Good's translation of the

book of, 132, et seq.; see Good.
Johnson, Dr. bis remarks on alpine sce-

nery, 248, 9
Jonah, a poem, by J. W. Bellamy, 289,
el seq.; extract, 290

by E. Smedley, 291, e.
seq.; extrac!, ib.
Journal of Llewellyu Penrose, a seaman,

395, el seg.

Kaaba (El), or the House of God, at

Mecca, descriprion of, 535; the black or
henvenly stone, ib; ceremony of washa

ing its floor, 536
Kaïd, bis powers and mode of adminise : :

tering justice at Fez, 525
Kidd's observations respecting the nata:

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