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OCULUS MUNDI, properties of,
and where found, 517.
ORATOR, Cicero's opinion of the
powers of, contraverted, 457.
ORIGEN, his Hexaplar edition of
the LXX. tranflated into Syriac,
ORLEANS, Philip, Duke of, his
OSSA, PUBIS, reflections on the
divifion of, as a fubftitute for
the Cæfarian section, 60. In-
ftance of an operation, 74.
PAINTING, fketches of the an-
cient history of, 365.
PALLISER, Sir Hugh, fentence
passed on him by the court-mar-
ences in the printed accounts of,
PALSY, account of a particular
kind of, 199. Cure of, 200.
PAPISTS, tracts relative to them,
PAPUAS, account of that people,
PARTINGTON, Mr. his account of
the cure of a mufcular contrac-
tion by electricity, 414.
PATENTS for new inventions, obf.
on the tendency of, 72.
PERSIA, Mr. Niebuhr's obf. rela-
tive to what he faw in that coun-
PHARMACOPEE de Lyon, 313.
PHILOSOPHY of the ancient
Greeks, general account of, 120.
natural, new and cu-
rious experiments relative to,
PLATINA, fome account of his
PLATO, his philofophy, 122.
PLAYFAIR, Rev. Mr. his remarks
on the arithmetic of impoffible
POETRY of the ancient Greeks,
generally characterised, 123. Of
the Hebrews, 132.
POLYGAMY, ftory relative to, 308.
POOR man's prayer, 461.
POPE, John XXII. See BRUCE.
POPERY, in Ireland, lefs malig-
nant now than in former times,
10. Tracts relative to the tole-
ration of popery in England, &c.
PRICE, Dr. his friendly conteft
with Dr. Prieftley, 208. His
ftrictures on the Bishop of Lon-
PRIESTCRAFT, curious ftory of.
PRINTS, from engravings, anec.
dotes relative to the history and
progress of, 367.
PRUSSIA, King of, celebrates Vol-
taire, 68, 144. His Majefty's
difinterested and generous con-
duct in this respect, ib.
PTOLOMY, his aftronomical me-
PURBACH, his improvements in
Pus, new difquifition on, 541.
PYTHAGORAS, account of his
PYROMETER. See DE LUC.
RATTLE-SNAKE, wonderful ftory
of one of thofe animals, 281.
REDEMPTION, of mankind, Mr.
Search's fcheme of, 432.
REVELATION of St. John, new
explanation of, 75. Objections
to the authenticity of that book
RICHTER'S geographical research-
ROBERTSON, Dr. his character as
an hiftorian, 270. Cenfured,
ROUSSEAU, Jean Jaques, sketch
of his character, 137. Speci-
men of his memoirs of himself,
139. Manner of his dying, 140.
His laft words, 141. His tomb
and monument, 142.
SABBATH, how to be regarded
in farming affairs, 249.
SAINT Peter's church, at Rome,
SALT, wonderful mountain of, in
SALT-PETRE, remarks on the de-
compofition of, by means of the
fal gemma of Cordova, 555.
SAPHANDRE, a machine to pre-
vent drowning, 567.
SCARLATINA Anginofa defcribed,
225. How treated, 227.
SCOTLAND, obfcurity of its an-
cient history, 270. Dr. Stu-
art's researches into commend-
ed, 271. Kings of Scotland
not unlimited in their power,
275. Their great officers of
ftate, 278. Courts of justiciary,
SELF-ATTENDANCE, its import-
ance, particularly in the bufinefs
of a farm, 169.
SELWYN, John, his extraordinary
ftrength and agility, 258.
SENECA, effay on the life and wri-
tings of, 313.
SERVANTS, management of, in
the farming bufinefs, 180,
SHIRAS, in Perfia, obf. made there
by a modern traveller, 306.
SOCRATES, brief account of his
SOUCHOT, Mrs. her remarkable
cafe of delivery in childbirth,
SOUL, human, philofophical opi-
nions relative to its immortality,
SPAIN, wonderful mountain of falt
SURAT, account of the inhabis
tants of, 305.
SWISSERLAND, fketches of, 3435
Prices of provifions in that coun-
SYRA, formerly Syros. See CHOI-
TANJORE, particulars relating to
the late conqueft and reflora-
tion of, 293-300.
TANNING of leather, new method
TAYLOR, the water poet, his
quaint account of Nicolas Wood,
the great eater, 261.
THALES, fome account of his
THICKNESSE, Mr. letter to from
one of the Monks of Montser-
TENERIFFE, pike of, curious ex-
periment on liquors carried to
the fummit of, 154.
TICHO-BRAHE, his aftronomical
TIME-KEEPERS. See LE ROY.
TINE, or Tenos, pleafing descrip-
tion of the women of that island,
TINTERN Abbey, fome account
TOPAZ. See MARGRAFF.
TOURNAMENTS, &c, curious ac
count of royal ordinances rela
tive to,, 257.
TRAITE de la fphere, &c. 313.
TRELAWNEY, Rev. Sir Harry, his
change of religious fentiments,
79. Witticisms on, ib.
TRINITY, Mr. Search's explica-
tion of, 431. Dr. Scott's nos
tion of, 486.
STRATA of the earth, curious ac- Twiss, Mr. how rendered obno-
counts of, 42.
of the Derbyshire mines,
STUCCO. See APPEAL.
SULZER, M. his philofophical me-
moir on the immortality of the
SUMATRA, ifland of, account of,
xious to the Irish, 191.
VANDIWASH, battle of, describ-
313. VOLTAIRE, M. de, celebrated by the King of Pruffia, 67. His life and conduct generally ami able, 68. Vast diverfity of his talents, 69, 144. His merit as an hitorian, 269.
VITET'S difpenfatory of Lyons, WINEFREDE'S Well, defcription
of, 32. Qualities of the wa-
WINKLEHAAK, M. his account of
methods to recover perfons ap-
parently drowned, 566.
WHITE, Dr. his experiments on
air, and the different kinds of
effluvia upon it, 409.
WOMEN, highly reverenced by the
ancient Germans, 16.
WALES, antiquities found in,
33. Ancient mufical esta-
blishments in, 35.
WALTHERUS, the first aftronomer
who ufed clocks for the mea.
furement of time, 529.
WATCH. See LE ROY.
WILSON, Mr. his experiments,
&c. on conductors for lightning,
415. His letter to the Royal
Academy of Berlin, concerning
fome new properties of light,
their cruel vaffalage in
ancient Greece, 454. Their
rights of inheritance among the
Greeks, Arabs, and Romans,
Women of Naxos de-
fcribed, 510. Of Tenos, 511.
WOOD, Nicolas, the great eater,
WORCESTER, Marquis of, his ex-
traordinary retirement in Wenf
ley Dale, 258.
ERRATA in this VOLUM E.
P. 4, 1. penult, del. generally.
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55, 1. 21, for years, r. reasons.
104, par. 2, 1. 13, for other opportunities are embraced, s. oppor-
tunities are likewife embraced.
148, 1. 4, for perfectionement, T. perfectionnement.
Ibid. Art. XI. 1. 1, for Morale, r. Moral.
Ibid. 1. penult, for Moise, r. Moïse.
149, 1. penult, for Precis, r. Précis.
150, Art. XVI. 1. ult. for Modern times, r. Modern Naturalifts.
153, par. 2, 1. 4, for Phillippiques, r. Philippiques.
355, par. 3, 1.9, for he advances, r, he produces.
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