the opening was then closed ; and the animal foon put himself
in motion, though lowly. I cannot express the joy we felt on
this occasion.'

On the next day, however, we are told that the Doctor re-
peated the experiment on five other animals; but that none of
them recovered. On opening their chefts, it was found that
their lungs were filled with water, even in their minutest rami-
fications. On this occasion, Dr. Hoelman was convinced that
the failure of the instrument was to be ascribed to its extremity
not reaching, or coming into contact with, the water.

“Although our expectations,' says Mr. W. have not been
answered, I have requested leave of the Doctor to inform


these trials. I do this, partly to shew you that we zealously con-
€úr with you in profecuting the objects of your inftitution; and
partly in hopes that these trials may lead the way to something
more perfect.'

In the Appendix to our 47th Volume, 1772, page 521, we
gave an account of an apparatus constructed by M. de la Cha-
pelle, to which he gives the name of a faphandre; by means of
which the most timorous person, ignorant of the art of swim-
ming, may keep himself in an erelt position in the water,
and may, as it were, walk across the deepest rivers ; the water
rising no higher than the pit of his stomach. Mr. Van Engelen,
one of the members of the Amsterdam society, having read with
much pleasure the treatise published by the inventor, in which
this instrument is particularly deferibed, was convinced of its
great fuperiority to the cork jacket, or other inventions of the
fame kind. The society warmly recommends the use of this ap-
paratus, not only for the purpose of preventing accidents, but
likewise that of facilitating the extraction of drowned bodies.
As the instrument costs but little, and may be contained in a
very finall box; they propose that veffels and even boats should
be provided with them, and that, in cities and villages, a suffi-
cient number should be deposited in the most convenient places.

We shall only further observe, with respect to this publication,
that befides the relation of cases, and of various particulars
respecting the proceedings of other inftitutions formed in Eng-
land, France, Italy, and other parts of Europe, this number
contains three plates, in which the various instruments or ar-
ticles to be employed in the recovery of drowned persons, are
accurately delineated.





N. B. To find any particular Book, or Pamphlet, see the

Table of Contents, prefixed to the Volume,

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ARABIANS, their skill in astrono.
BAUZIT, M. his objections my, 528.

to the Apocalypse of. St, AREOMETER. See De Luc.
John answered, 561.

'ARISTARCHUS, the astronomer,
ACHARD, M. his experiments on bis discoveries, 526.
the Electropherus, 514.

ARISTOTLE, his philosophy ob-
his memoir on the earih scure, 123. The value of his
which is the basis of the vege- writings estimated, 330. His

table and animal creation, 516. rules for tyrannical government,
ADAM, Meff. their oil-cement, re- ib. His ideas of a just govern-
marks on, 72.

ment, 332.
Adieux du Duc de Burgogne, 312, ARITHMETIC of impossible quan-
AFFINITIES, chemical, new dif. tities, observations on, 418.

cussion of, on the principles of ARTICLES, of the Church, lati-
Mr. Sage, 537

tude in the interpretation of,
AGRICULTURE, various observa.

pleaded for, 8;. The 18th Art.
tions and experiments in, 22- interpreted, ib.
29, 169, 250, 471.

ASTRONOMY, history of the va.
Air, experiments on, 409, 444.

rious revolutions and improve-
America, Norih, many parts of ments in that science, 526.
little known, 90.

French ac, Athelstan, King, curious form
counts and maps of not to te of a deed of gift by him, 263.
relied on, 91. Present civil war ATLANTIS, Platonic, essay on, 490.
there poetically lamented, and AURORA Borealis, philosophical
the calamities of described, 373. inquiry into the causes of, 563.

AMSTERDAM, success of the so-

ciety there, for recovering per- Bards, Welch, orders and de-

fons apparently drowned, 567. grees of, 36.
ANAXAGORAS, some account of BEGUELIN, M. his obf. concerning
his philosophy, 122.

some new properties of light,
ARABIA, accounts relative to,


BEEF-EATERS, derivation of, 259.
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BERTHOUD, M. his time-keepers China, calculations of the sileda

tried, at fea, 154. Their ac- ber of inhabitants in that em
curacy and utility, ib.

pire, 505, 548. Extraordinary
BLACKBURNE, Mr. his noble bo. high intereit of money in that
tanic garden, 240.

country, 549. Conjectures re-
BOLTON HALL, fome account of, lative to the cause of, 550. Pre.

sent state of medicine chere, ib.
Bones, how used, and with what Mulk animal there, account of,
effect, as a manure, 471.

Bull and Mouth Inn, etymology Chinese, historical account of the
of that sign, 259.

several dynasties of their Empe-
BURGUNDY, Duke of, his last rors, 501. Their high regard
conversations, 312.

to filial piety, 547. Ill effects

of that predominant principle in
BRUCE, Robert, King of Scot- China, 548. Other particulars

land, his spirited contests wiih relative to that people, 549.
the Pope, 187.

CHOISeul, Count de, his account

of the isles of Naxos, Tenos,
CArver, Capt. his motives for

Syra, and Delos, 510.
travelling to explore the inte. Clergy, Proteftant, in Ireland,
stor of North America, 90. Dif- their disagreeable situation, with
ficulties in the undertaking, 91. respect to Tythes, il.
His resolution in pursuing the CLERGYMAN, his proper charac.
design, 93. His papers detain- ter displayed, with respect to in.

ed at the Plantation office, 94. fluence from example, 485.
CÆSARIAN section, in child birth, COLLAR, wonderful. See Fear-

reflections on, 60. Case of an
actual operation. 74;

COLONIES, British, of North A.
CASTILLON, M. de, his astrono- merica, exhorted to a reconci-

mical and mathematical papers liation with Great Britain a's
in the memoirs of the Berlin most for their real intereft, 125.
Academy, 519.

Horrors of the present war with
CASSINI, M. his voyage to New- poetically and affectingly de-
foundland, 71.

the elder, his great im- Coote, Col. his generalship at
provenients in astronomy, 533.

the battle of Vandiwash, 48.
Cement, Adam's, 'the originality 'COPERNICUS, his astronomical dif-

of the invention of queltioned, coveries, 528–529.

Cortes, his correspondence with
CHARITY defined, 435. St. Paul's Charles V. 556. His account

display of poetically paraphrased, of his conqueft of Mexico, 557.

His description of the court of
CHARLEMAGNE, the Great, a bad

Mentezuma, 558. Of the dread.
character, 145

ful and cruel circumstances of
CHE-HIANG, The Chinese musk the war, 559. His aversion to

animal, some account of, 552. the Spanish Bishops, ib.
Method of hunting it, 553.

COUGH, catarrhous, remedy for,

See AffiniTIES. 62.
See Salt.Petre,

Cow, case of one nearly killed by
CHESTER, obf. on the population eating cabbages, 26. How cu-
and difeases of that city, 413.



fcribed, 373.

red, 27

serted, 375


CRITICISM, verbal, utility of af.


FAcius, Professor, his Latin ver-
Curfew, account of, 261,

fion of the Oreftes of Euripides,

DEBtor. See Poor.

FABRNO, some account of that ex-
Delos, island of. See Choi-

cellent man, 565.

FAITH, considered as a virtue, 43 4.
DE Luc, M. his effay on pyro- FARMING. See AGRICULTURE.
metry, &c. 420.

FEARAIDHACH, King of Ireland,
Descartes, his immense know. wonderful vircues of his gold
ledge and discovcries, 532.

collar, 105.
DIDEROT's essay on Seneca, 313. Fever, scarlet, &c. Account of
DIMSDALE, Baron, his remarks that which lately appeared at

on general inoculation of the Birmingham, &c, 224. Me-
small-pox, 313

thod of treating, 227
DROPSY, cured by a chirurgical FIRE, natural and morbific, of the
operation, 541.

human body, dissertation on,


FORTIFICATION, account of some
EARTH, globe of, new theory of remains of one in America, 282.
its original formation, 38.

anecdotes rela-
Great alterations in the structure tive to the bill of the French
and appearances of, 40.

generals, in the attack of forti.
essay and experiments on

fied places, 545
that which is the basis of the ve. Furrow, in agriculture, etymo-

getable and animal creation,516. logy and various fignifications
EDUCATION, important obl. on,

of that term, 255.

EGYPTIAN language, when first GAliler, his astronomical disco-
ftudied in England, 1. Culti-

veries, 5320
vated at Oxford, 2. Grammar GARDENING, singular tafte in.
and dictionary of, ib.

See MB.
ELECTRICITY, remarkable cure GARRICK, David, encomium on

performed by, 414. Obf. on his character, 58. His pro-
electrical conductors, by Mr. logue to Fielding's comedy of
Wilson, 415

Other obs. by The Farbers, ib.
Mr. Swift, 417. See also E- GenesIS. See GRABE,

ELECTROPHERUS, experiments
on, 514

GERARDIN, Marquis of, his re-
ERASTOSTHENES, his astronomi- markable friendship for Rour-
cal discoveries, 526.

feau, 140. Erects a monument
Esoterics and Exoterics, how to his memory, 143.
distinguished, 86.

GERHARD, M. his memoir con-
Essai sur la vie de Seneque, 313

cerning the oculus mundi, with
Evelyn's Terra republithed by experiments, 519.
Dr. A. Hunter, with improve- GERMANs, ancient, customs and
ments, 471.

mariners of, 15. Martial spirit
EURIPIDIS. Orestes ex recensione J.

of their women, 16.
Barnefii, &c. 312.

GRABE, his collation of an an.
EXPERIMENTs, in farming, method cient MS. of Genesis, 76.
of registring, 29.

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&c. 311.


GRAN, Archbishop of, his vast Various obl. in husbandry, 22-

opulence and power. 562.
GRANGE, M. de la, his papers in

the memoirs of the Berlin Aca- JEsus, the Chrif, whether an
demy, 519..

an object of divine worship, 77.
GREEKS, ancient, their philoso- INDIANS, of America, account of
phy generally characterised, 120. a nation of, yet unsubdued by
their poetry, 123.

the Europeans, 283.
GUNPOWDER, experiments on the

curious juggling
force of, 417

trick performed by an Indian
Gypsies, their origin, 260. priest, 284. Character of the

people, 287
HAYGARTH, Dr. See CHESTER. INDIANS, East, a particular na-

HAY-MAKING, improved me. tion of described, 266. Those
thods of, 22.

of Surat, some account of, 305.
HAZARD of farming, 172. INDIES, Eaf, particulars relative
Heat, animal, opinions relative to the affairs of the English there,
to the cause of, 385.

animal and vegetable, ac- INDULGENCES, papal, curious
count of, 418.

Specimen of, 262.
Hebrews, their poetry critically INHALER, a machine used in cu-
explained, 132.

ving the catarrhous cough, 62.
Hell, where placed by the an- Innate principles, existence of
cients, 496.

proved, 333.
HENLY, Mr. See ELECTRICITY. INOCULATION, of the fmall.pox,
HIPPARCHUS, the ancient altro. new remark on, 149. See also
nomer, his discoveries, 525–


IRELAND,ancient history of, 3. Early
History of Ireland, 3.

cultivation of learning there, 7.
HOEFMAN, Dr. his experiments Philosophical survey of the south

for the recovery of persons apo of, 8. Origin of the White Boys
parently drowned, 566.

there, 11. Of the Oak Buys,
HOLLAND, obf. on the present 12. Of the Steel Boys, 13. Far-

state of affairs between that ther accounts of the ancient his.
country and England, 388. tory of that island, 95. Invaded
HOLYWELL, town of described,' by the fons of Milesius, ib.

Account of Sir Wini. Completely conquered, 99. Po-
fred's Well there, ib.

verty of the peasants, &c. there,
HUNGARY, great opulence and 193.

power of the superior clergy Irish, ancient, connected with the
there, 562.

Carthaginians, 102.
Hunter, Dr. his reflections on

present poverty of the
the Cæsarian sedion, &c. 60. lower ranks of, 193.

on the heat of animals IRISH-HOWL, whence derived, 10.
and vegetable, 418.

ISAIAH, his prophecies originally

written in verse, 131. Critical
HUTTON, M. his experiments remarks and explications of,

on the force of gunpowder, 417. 215.
HUSBANDRY, utensils and ma. ISÆUS, the orator, some account

chines used in, new inventions of, 455. Compared with Ly-
of and improvements in, 18.

fius, 456.


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