Imágenes de páginas

farmers and artisans, 43; difficu'ties
to be encountered by the poorer classes
of settlers, 44; back-settler's idem of

elegance, 45; rapid progress of the
emigrant population of the American
states Cowards a nation of powerful
energy, 48.

Birkbeck's letters from Illinois, 169,
'et seq.; his account of his own situation,
ib.; his protpecls, 169, 70 ; stnte of reli-
gion among the baekwood's men, 171, 9

Bishop of London's charge to his clergy
in 1818,569, et seq.; his panegyric of
his clergy, 569; his picture of the pre-
sent times, 570; danger of the chinch,
and its enemies, 571 ; errors and in-
consistency of his Lordship's reason-
ing, 572, 3; hit charge against the
dissenters, 574; tacitly condemns
the Bible Society, 574, 5; 'letter
from lord Treasurer Burleigh, to Arch-
bishop Whitgift,»575.

B'ack Agnes of Dunbar-castle, her admir-
■able intrepidity, 322

Black Castle of Opium, 114

Blolsteinn, or the stone of sacrifice, 191

Boors, Dutch, at the Cape, character of, 409;
(foe rifractory boors, execution of, 410,

. it

Booth's lexicon of the primitive words
of the Greek language, 469, el seq.;
charattcr of the present work, 469;
specimens or definitions, 470

Border antiquities of England and
Scotland, by Walter Scott, 305, etseq,

Borrows's two sermons on reformation
from Popery, 482, 3; remarks on the
snbjecls of persetulion, 483; nature of
persecution, 483, 4

Bolh-xelt tattle dungeon, 319, 20

Breidafiord, islands of, 253

Breidamark Yukul, or the mountain of ice,

Bristol jail, its wretched state, 86,7, 8

Brougham'! letter to Sir Samuel Ro-
milly, on the abuse of charities, 358,
etseq.; change made by the Lords in the
original bill in regard to the appointment
of commissioners, 358, et seq.; change in
regard to the powers of the commissioners,
360, 1 ; charities excluded from the
operation of the hill, 361; abuse of the
funds of Pocklington school, 362; qua-
lifications of the paid commissioners con-
sidered, 363; remarks on party op-
position to ministers and its results,
365, etscq.

Brown's discourses on the Lord's supper,
584, 5; duty of Christians to cultivate
cheerfulness of mind, 58

Brown's Psyche, a poem, 263, 4; extract,

Burleigh, lord treasurer, letter of, t»
Archbishop Whitgift, on the conduct
of the clergy, 575.
Bursa, formerly Prusa, its present state,

population, &c. 115
Buxton on prison discipline, 82, et see/.;
causes of the alarming increase of
juvenile delinquency, 88; admirable
management of the Snte>ior of Ilchrster
jail, 84, 5, 6; wretched state of Brutal
jail, 86, 7, 8; Mr. B.'s comparison of
the two jails, 88, 9; proceedings of the
committee of the society for the improve-
ment of prison discipline, SCc. 89, 90;
Mr. Venning's visit to the Russian pri-
sons of Petersburg!! and Moscow, 90, 1
Byron's, Lord, Childe Harold,Canto4th,
46, etseq.; reflections on the death of tie
Princess Charlotte, 51 ; an Italian even-
ing, 52, 3; apostrophe to the ocean,
Cffisarea, the ancient capital of Cappa-

djcia, 106; its miserable state, it>.
Cameron, Richard, his first preaching among

the Annandale men, 317
Campbell's sermons on interesting sub-
jects, 70, 1; subjects considered, lb.;
an progressive improvement, 70
Cape of Good Hope, its great importance

as a settlement, 402
Carlisle's, Dr. description of the endowed
grammar schools in England and
Wales, 528, et seq.; great accuracy of
the author's topographical dictiona-
ries, 528; his unsolicited appoint-
inent to the secretaryship of the
commission for investigating tin- en-
dowed school and charities, ib.;
author's proofs of the necessity of a public
investigation of the management of a»-
domed schools and charities, 529; ar-
rangement of the present work, ib.;
its various topics, 529, 30 ; foundation
of St. Paul's school, 530; account of
Dr. John Colet, the founder, 530; regula-
tions concerning the scholars, 531 ; ' twhai
shall be laugh',' 531, 2; articles read
to parents offering their children at
scholars, ib.; Erasmus's detailed aetcnp-
lion of this institution, written to Justus
Jonas, 533; admirable liberality of the
excellent founder, 334; his death and
burial, ib.; further particulars respecting
the school, scholars, admission, iSfc. 535,
et sej,; bequest of Mr. Stock, for the
support of one scholar at this school,
536; laudable management of the funds
of the institution, 537; list of the, high
masters, ib.; present masters, >b. et seq.;
eminent persons educated in St.
Paul's school, 538
Celtic tribti, their funeral monuments, 30*

Chalmers1*, Dr. reasoning in his evidence

and authority of Christian revelation,

examined by Or. Mearriv 505, el srq.

Charge of the Bishop of London to his

clergy, in 1818,569, el srq.
Charities, abuse of. Brougham's Letter

to Sir Samuel Romilly on, S55
Cherpilloud's book of versions, 61, 2
Chrilde Harold: Canto the fourth, 46,

tt seq.
Cliilde Harold, flobhouse's illustrations

of the fourth canto of, 323, el seq.
Christian Caffre woman, remarkable ac-
count of one, 408, 9
Christian faith, Miss Sinclair's letter on

the principles of, 77, 8
Christianity, Rowlatt's sermons on the
doctrines, evidences, and duties of,
245, el seq.
Christian staves at Algiers, account of their

treatment, 479, 80
Christ, Person of, Wilson's popular
inquiry into the scripture doctrine of,
313,'et seq.
Clergy of Iceland, their great superiority
over their brethren in other countries,
«61, 2
Colet, Dr. John, founder of St. Paul's
school, detailed account of him and of- the
foundation, 530; el seq.
Collyer's, Dr. lectures on scripture doc-
trine, 151 ; el seq. ; evil of an ^dis-
criminating severity of criticism,
151; mankind roost beneficially
taught by persons whose intellect is
on a level with their own, ib.; dif-
ferent treatment to be observed by
clitics, towards original writers and
mere compilers, 152; profound learn-
ing, &c. not essential to the ordinary
instruction of mankind, or to the at-
tainment of an extensive popularity,
ib.; peculiar circumstances that may
tend to the exposure of a weakly-
founded popularity, 153; evident
Improvement in the Dr.'s style, ib.;
crisis of trial for a young writer, ib.
el siq ; subjects of the present lectures,
154; the Dr.'s plan, ib.; the authority
end claims of revelation, ib. et seq. ; sal-
vation through faith, 156 { the duly of
submitting system to the flible, 157;
propriety of a popular writer's ab-
staining from the appearance of philo-
sophizing, 158; objection to certain
modes of expression used by the
author, 158, 9; and note.
Cohiuhoun on the law and gospel, 30, et
seq. ; subjects treated of, li. ,• the lira
considered as a rule of ttfe, 32; dtfferenc*

between the late sad the gospel, A.; foffy
of retting on a violated covenant, 33
Commerce of Iceland, 262;
Committee, select, third report of, on the

poor laws, 420 ; et seq.
Congo expedition, tec. 445, et seq.; in-
fluence of the mysterious on the hu-
man mind, 446; conjecture as to the
probable consequences of a successful
expedition into the interior of Africa,
447; unknown state of the interior of
Africa, 449; present state of (he in-
quiry in regard to the Niger, ib.; ex-
istence of the chain of the mountains
of the Jt.oou uncertain, 450; answer
to some objections as to the identity
of the Niger and the Zaire, ib.; deeply
interesting account of Cranch, the na-
turalist, 451 ,' his unsubdued ardour in
his researches, 452; his death at Em-
bomma, 453 ; sailing of the expedition,
454; some account of Porto Praya,
ib.; arrival at Malemba on the African
coast* 455; visit from the negroes, it.;
the Congo enters the Zaire, 456; the
Sonio people, 457; appearance of the
river, 458; collection of human bones,
518; account of a black man named
Simmons, ib.; consultations at the court
of Emhomma, 519; peculiar mode of
interment, 520; cataract of Yellala,
521 ; government in Congo, 523; sla-
very, ib.; crimes, ib. ; curious ordeal,
524 ; religion, 525; calamitous state
of the party, 525, 6; character of the
Congoese, 527; state of the highest
part of the river that was seen, ib.
probability of its issuing from some
lake, 528
Corban, its meaning among the Jews,

Corinth, its situation, 267, 8 ; li'erature.ib.
Conrtenav's treatise on the poor laws,

202, el seq.
Cox's lives of the more eminent fathers
of the'first three centuries, 264,5;
character of the work, ib.; author
liable to Tertullian's. censure against
the Bishop of Rome, 265
Crunch, the naturalist, account of his
lite, 451, et seq. ; his ardour in hia
favourite study, ib, ; his great attain-
ments, ib.; bis dangerous researches
on the sea coast, 452; employed to
collect for the British Museum, ib.;
his religious sentiments, and death at
Embomma, in Africa, 453
Curiosities of literature, by M. D'Israeli,
587, .•/ si a.; account of Chidi)ck
Tjtchbourne, 588; his address to the
populace, he/ore his execution, 589;
verses written in the Tower, on the night
before he suffered, ib. the author's at-
tachment to the Stuarts, and hatred
of the Puritans, 590; secret history
of Charles I. and Queen Henrietta,
591; character of the Queen, ih.; her
engagement with the Pope and King of
France, to educate her children in the
Catholicfaith, 591, 2 j dismission of her
French household by the King, 592; the
Duke of Buckingham, 592, 3 ; Felton
the assassin, 593; propositions found
in his trunk, when he slew Buckingham,
■593; Felion's manly behaviour b'fore
the council, 593,4 ; dtath of Dr. Lamhe,
594; Alexander Selkirk, anrl De Foe's
Robinson Crusoe, 595; Steele'saccount
of Selkirk, 595, 6; prototype of Ro-
binson Crusoe's man Friday, 596;
charge against Dc Foe unfounded, ib.;
mendicants called Tom o'Bedlams, ib.;
song of one, 596, 7
Cyclopaedia, biblical, Jones's,' 266, el

Dealh-watch, cause of its noise, 128,9

Delinquency, juvenile, causes of the
alarming increase of, 83

Dictionaries, topographical, of England,
Scotland, and Ireland, by Dr. Carlisle,
their admirable accuracy, 528

Discipline, prison, report of the com-
mittee of the society for the improve-
ment of, 82, et seq.

Dissenters, their care of their poor, 442;
relief afforded to parishes by their
charities, 443

Dissertations, Watson's, on various sub-
jects, 458, etseq.

Divine truth, Thornton on the best
means of promoting the spread of,

Domestic pleasures, by F. B. V'aux, 61,2

Druses, a remarkable people dwelling be-
tween Tripoli and Acre, 110

Dry rot in timber, M'William's essay
on the origin snd cure of, 71, et seq.

Dnrant's character of Barnabas; a ser-
mon, 79, et seq.; the purposes of the
Almighty effected by the use of means,
79, 30; ministers of the gospel have a
strong claim on the prayers of their hear-
ers, 81; hearers should be tender of their
minister's reputation, 81

Elders, under the Kirk sessions, election and

duties of, 435, et seq.
Elihank lower, anecdote of its lord, Sir

Gideon Murray, and hit plain daughtei s,


Elldboig, the fortress of fire, its crater,
&c. 190

Endowed grammar schools in England
and Wales, Dr. Carlisle's concise de-
scription of them, 528, et seq.

English Consul at Algiers, his humane con-
duct, 476

Erzeroum, city of, 230

Eusebius, Falconers case of, in regard
to Mr. Nolan's charge of his muti-
lating Scripture, 563, et seq.

Eustace's private opinion of the Italian cha-
racter very unfavourable, 278

Evidence, Christian, Mearns's princi-
ples of, in examination of Dr. Chal-
mers's argument in his Evidence, &c.
of the Christian Revelation, 505

Evening, Italian, Lord Byron's descrip-
tion of, 52, 3

Expedition to explore the river Zaire,
narrative of, 518

Eyafiord, a district of Iceland, en-
lightened state of its inhabitants, 174

Falconer's ease of Eusebius of Caesarea,
563, et seq.; Mr. Nolan's charge
against the bishop, 563, 4; his tran-
slation of Eusebius inaccurate, 565;
passages alleged to have been erased,
567 ; improbablity of the truth of the
charge, ib.; bishop accused of muti-
lating Si. Mark's gospel, 568

Fathers of t he first three centuries, Cox'*
lives of the most em.nenr, 264, 5

Fawcett, memoirs of. 240, et seq.

Felton, propositions found in his trunk when.
he slew the Duke of Buckingham, 593;
his firm behaviour before the council, 594

Foe, De, charge against him by Dr. Beattie,
relative to his Eobinson Crusoe, un-
founded, 596

Forest residence, gloominess of it, 41

Foliage, by Leigh Bunt, 484, et sett.

Fualdes, M. circumstances attending bis
murder, 59, et seq.

Fungi, the effects as well as the causes
of the dry rot in timber, 73

Gallio, remarks on his conduct, 268,9
Geysers, their eruptions described, 26,
et seq.; remarkable mode of obtaining
premature eruptions, 29
Gnadenthal, a Moravian settlement, 407
Godwin's life of the late Mr. Richard
Morris, 160, et seq.; reason of his
entering the army, 161; becomes the
subject of religious impressions, ib.; in-
curs on that account the ill-mil of kit
comrades, ib. et seq.; is cold-burned,
162; himself and some comrades pre-
vented from Mending ih* metting-kt

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by their officers, 169, 4; obtain leave
from the war-office to attend a dissenting
place of :rorship, 164; he is cold-burned
a second lit*?, for addressing a religious
meeting ib.; pains the notice of Lord
and Lady Robert Manners, 165; or-
dered into military confinement for ab-
sence from duty, in.; tried bit court mar-
tial, 166; wakes his otcn defence, ib.;
sentenced In he picketed, ib.; his mania
Jirmn ts of conduct, ib.; receives his
discharge by ine wt' of l/*rd R.
Manners, !G7; becomes pastor of the
baptist rhurh at Am*rs!iam, 168 ; erects
a cat!' n manufactory, ib.; his death, ib.

Golownin's captivity ,x\ Japan, 379, el
srq,; aurhor appointed hy Russia to
exp'ore th< Kuril.? Isles, tic. 3*0; is
seized uit'i six others by the Jipanese,
331, 2; humanity of the natives
towards the captives, 383; curious ac-
count of their examination, 334, 5 \ their
fruitless attempt to escape, 396, 7 j fur-
ther remarkable kindness oi liie Ja-
panese tu (hem, 388

Gos|>el truth,'s nunsol.itions of, 173

Gossamer webs, 126; great height at
which they are found, 127

Grasshoppers kept in cuges by the Greeks,
for their to-s, 129

Greece, modern, a poem, 598, et scq,;
its character, ib.; the exiles from the
M'rea, 598,9; Gr.-ec- under the Turks,

Gre'klangnage, short introduction to,
468, 9

Greek lexicon of primitive words, by
the Rev. J. Booth, 469, el seq.

Greeks, modern, of Asia Minor, 103

Groenekloof, a Moravian settlement in
South Africa, its population, &c. 406

Hackett's narrative of the expedition
which sailed tojoin the South American
patriots, 575, et sea.; character of the
war in South America, 576; state of
the independent armies, 577,8; barbarity
of the royalists, 578; wretched clothing
of the independents, 579; their aversion
to foreign aid, ib.; conditions of en-
trance into the patriotic service, 580;
five corps of Briti'h volunteers that sailed
for South America, their uniforms, equip-
ments, SCc. 580,1; failure of the expe-
dition, and the misfortunes and ilis-
pers'ons of the party, 582,3

Hawksley's protestant reformation com-
memorated, 275, erseq.; author's sub-
ject, 276; duly of duty appreciating the
principles of the protestant reformation,
*WI; principles of protestant noncon-
formity neglected in the present day, ib.

Hebraica, Principia, 471, *

Henderson's Iceland, 21, et sea.; strik-
ing peculiarities of the country, ib. et
seq.; nature of Dr. H.'s mission, 23;
welcomed by the islanders, 24; first
view uf the dire effects of subterraneous
fires, ib.; disadvantage occasioned by his
late arrival, ib.; plan of bis intended
journey, 25 ; plain of Thingvalla, the
ancient supreme court of justice, ib.;
description of the eruptions of the Geysers,
26, et seq.; the new Geyser, 27,8; sin-
gular mode of obtaining premature ex-
plosions, 28, 9; desolate state of the
country north east of Holum, 174;
valley of Ey a fiord, ib.; excellent cha-
racter of its inhabitants, ib.; their
grateful emotions on being able to
pnrcha.;e copies ofthe New Test 'ment,
ib.; exemplary c induct of the Sys-
selmanil, 175; Icelandic mode of spend-
ing the Sundty, ib.; dispute bvUeen
twodistantchurehes.astotbt- right to
an old copy of the Scriptures, 175, 6;
author's interview with Thorblison,
the translator of Milton, 176; high
state of m< rality in the north of Iceland,
ib.; hospitable mode of providing for
reduced families, 177; boiling springs
at Reykium, ib.; description of the
prodigiott. stream of lava occasioned by
the eruptions of 1724 an:'. 1730, 177,
8; the tremendous Su'phir Moun-
tain, its crater, black liquid pool, bXc
179; various striking t.avelling ad-
ventures, ift.,- terrific wooden bridge
over an impetuous torrent, it.; remark-
able rope bridge still mote tremendous,
180; phenomenon of a profane fa-
mily, ib.; Breidawark Yokii!, the
mountain of ice, 181, 2; its rapid
progress towards the si:a, 182; author
. passes a dangerous torrent flowing from,
beneath it, ib.; another remarkable
moving ice-mountain, 183; account
ofthe desolating explosion of Skaftar
Yokul, 184; iis striking appearance
at a distance, ib.; leprosy prevalent
in Iceland, 185; eruption of Kotlugia
Yokul, 186 ; Winter residence at Jt'yiia-
vik, 187, 8; mode of passing the long
evenings, 183; extract, IS'J: surhir-
branrlor mineralised wood,191'; crater
of Eildborg, or the fo-trcss o( (ire. ib.;
Snaefell, 191 ;description of a maintain
disruption, 192; discovery of Twiolfs
court of justice, 194; bl tstein, or stone
of sacrifice, ib.; islands ofthe Breida-
fiord, 253; extensive bedot surtur/rand,
253, 4; ranze of mountains ilUnined
by a midnight sun, 255; hot bnlh of
Snorro Slurluiton, 355, 6; valley qf

smoke, 256 J curious account of the nau-
tical mice of Iceland, 257; cavern of Surt-
ilutttir, 258,' (heroaring mount, 259,- con-
nexion between its noise and the eruption
of jets of steam and water, 259,- striking
superiority of the Icelandic clergy
over those of other countries, 261,2;
commerce of Iceland, 262
Henrietta, Queen of Charles the First, her
character not «nrterstood by Home,
591 ; engages with the Pope, and the King
of France, to educate her sons in the catholic
religion, ib.; the King's'dismissal qf her
French household, 598
Hobhouse's illustrations of the fourth
canto of Child* HaroW, 323, et see.;
contents of the work, 3J3; remarks
on the author's boast of having dis-
covered the cause of Tasso's imprison-
ment, ib.: his abuse of quotations
occurring in his remarks on the burn-
ing of Rome by the Goths, it. el tea.;
the devastations under Genseric, Viti-
ges, and Totila, 329, */ teq.; his criti-
cism of Muratori, Gibbon, and Tira-
boschi examined, 332, et sen.
Hottentot woman, account of one extremely

corpulent, 414
Hunt's foliage, 484, el sea.; author's ob-
scure intimations of his principles,
485 j beautiful stanzas on a sick child,
486; poetical extract from Words-
worth, 487, 8 ; Wordsworth's just esti-
mate of the true use of the ancient
mythology, 488; character of the au-
thor's poetic talents, 489; his Invo-
cation, as characteristic of his 6tyle,
ib. s further extract, 491 } the Nephc-
liads, a song, 491, 2

Iceland, Henderson's journal of a resi-
dence in, 21, et sea. see Henderson.
ice mountain in Iceland, progressive move-
ment of one towards the sea, 1-81,8
Idiot boy, remarkable propensity in one to'

bees, 125 . ■

Ilchcster jail, admirable management in the

conducting of it, 64, 6; contrasted with

Bristol jail, 88, 9

Illinois, Birkbeck's letter* from, 169, et

Inns, American, east of the mountains, 39
Inquiry into some curious subjects of

history, &c by T. Moir, 385, et teq.
Iasane world, 55, et seq.; design of the

writer, ib.; extract, 56, */ seq.
Insects, motions of, 125; have no voices,

128; their noises, 128
Introduction to the Greek language, 468,

Iron-wood, African, its great strength,

Islanders of Scilly, their extreme wretch-
edness, 493, et seq.

Israeli's, D', curiosities of literature,

Italian evening, poetic description of, 52,

Italians, Eustace's private opinion that their
character was bad, 218

Jails of llcltester and Bristol, compared, 88,

Japanese mode of interrogating prisoner!,

Japan, Rickocd's account of Golownin's
captivity in, 379

Japanese, their great humanity to some
Russian captives, 383, 338

Jerram on the impolicy and tendency of
the poor laws, 202, et seq.

Jews, their slated sacrifices, 354, 5

Jones's biblical cyclopaedia, 266, et teq.;
description qf Corinth, 267,8; its Itlera-
ture, 268; character of Gallio, 868, 9;
remarks on the Christian church, its
institutes and ministers, 269; inquiry
whether the present order of Chrulian
churches is consonant to that of the primi-
tive churches, 270; author's definition of
conscience, ib.
Journey from Virginia to the Illinois, by

Morris Birkbeck, 33, et seq.
Juvenile delinquency, causes of the
alarming increase of, 83

Kinneir's journey through Asia Minor,
Armenia, and Koonlislan, 97, etseq.;
highly advantageous situation of
these provinces, 98; wretched state
of their government, ib.; author's
plan, 99; visits Zerni George, 100;
present stale of Nice, 101 ; description
of eastern posting, ib. ; expeditious tra-
velling of the Sourajees, 101, 2; «•
thor encounters a mad Dervish, 102;
Asiatic Greeks, character qf, 103; en-
campment of Turkmans, 104; their
character, ib.; Angora, ib.: its va-
rious changes, ib.; neighbouring
country not tributary to the Porte, ib.;
independent government of Chaps**
Oghi, ib.; wretched state of the an-
cient Csesarea, 106; Tarsus, 107;
ruinous state of Scandaroon, 101,4;
Antioch, 108; its ancient walls very
extensive, to.; Latakia, 109; san-
guinary revolution at Aleppo, rb.;
account of a peculiar people called Anty
ras, ib.; the Druses of Mount Lsbanus,
110; fine appearance of Nicosi, in Cy-
prus, 111; present state of the island,
ib.; Curaman, 113; Konieh, A.;
phenomenon of a Turkish attempt t»

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