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to cross the desert, ib.; situation, &c.
of Wassanah, a large city in the in-
terior of Africa, 83; description of
the king, ib.; probability of the
Niger's being connected with the
Congo river, ib.
Rhodes's Peak scenery, 530, et seq.;
remarks on graphic illustrations of
descriptive tours, &c. 533; desolation
of the village of Eyam by the plague,
535; Christian heroism of the clergy-
man and his wife, ib. ; perilous situa-
tion of a miner, 536.
Roberts's manual of prophecy, 384,
et seq.; his application of certain pas-
sages from Daniel, 386; on the measur-
ing of the temple of God, 387; on a
passage from the Apocalypse, 388, 9.
Robson's sermons, extracts from, 305; his
examination before the committee of
the house of commons, ib.
Rogers's Human Life, a poem, 218, et
seq.; character of the "Pleasures of
"Memory," b.; defect of the pre-
sent mode of writing, 219; character
of Dr. Young's poetry, ib.; opening
of the poem, 221; picture of childhood,
222, 3; the lover's evening walk with
his mistress, 223; recollections of St.
Anne's hill, 224, 5; old age, 225, 6.
Roby's lectures on the principal evidences
of revealed religion, 259; epitome of
the course of lectures, 264, 5.
Ross's translation of the fifth sermon of
Sadi, 433; extract, 433, 4.
Salt's account of the caves in Salsette,
Salvation of man, Dr. Law's sermons
on the scriptural doctrine of, 36; et
Sartine, M. de, minister of the French
marine, anecdote of, 330.
Satire, as a supposed means of virtue,
Scandinavia, Dr. Clarke's travels in, 509,
before the university, 151; subjects of
the sermons and quotation, ib.
Sermons, Small's, to young people, 259,
Sherlock, Bishop, on natural religion,
Shipwreck of an American brig, Riley's
account of, 64.
Sieyes, Abbé, his character, 332, et seq. ;
composes a new constitution by order of
Bonaparte, 233, 4.
Sinners, the enticement of, Thomson's
two discourses to warn the young
against, 259, et seq.
Slavery in the American states, 155.
Small's sermons to young people, 239, et
seq.; subjects treated of, 262; On
spiritual peace, 262, 3.
Sonnet writing, essay on, 473; extract,
475, et seq.
Spence's, Elizabeth, letters from the
Highlands, 479; interesting account
of Christian Milne, ib.; popularity
of Dr. Chalmers, at Glasgow, 480.
Staël, Mad. la Baronne de, sur les prin-
cipaux evénemens de la revolution
Françoise, 201, et seq.; the present
work more suited to the English than
the French public, 202; deteriorated
state of the French press since the
revolution, 203; unabated vigour of
the English press, from the time of the
civil wars, ib.; French Encyclope-
dists, decay of thier fame, 204; their
works read only for their licentious-
ness, 208; cause of the decay of literature
in France, 206; state of literature under
Bonaparte, 208: on the influence of the
infidel writers, 209; Voltaire, remarks
on his mental baseness, 210; impar-
tiality of the present author, 210, 11;
her qualifications, ib. ; the leading ob-
jects of the present work, 212; character
of M. Necker, 213, et seq.; his great
susceptibility to public opinion, 216, 17;
his later conduct opposed by the popular
party, 218; accused of empiricism,
317, et seq.; constantly opposed the
financial schemes of the National As-
sembly, 319; depressed state of his
mind on his return to the ministry,
320; labours to establish the English
constitution in France, 321; the Queen
in favour of this measure, ib.; utter
futility of the scheme exposed, 322;
remarks on the establishment of re-
publicanism in America, 323; grand
error of the French legislators, 324,
et seq.; M. Necker retires to Coppet,
327; the French enter Swisserland, 827,
8; Mad. de Staël's concluding remarks
on her father's political character,
+328; administration of M. de Maurepas,
329; he proposes to Louis XVI. to no-
minate Necker to the finances, ib.; geo-
graphical knowledge of M. de Sartine,
minister of the murine, 330); character
of M. de Calonne, 330, 1; Abbé Sieyes,
332; composes a new constitution by
order of Bonaparte, 333, 4; Count de
Mirabeau, 334, et seq; his death, 337 ;
remarks on his orations, &c. 339, cha.
racter of Louis the Sixteenth, 340;
of Marie Antoinette, 341; king and royal
family compelled to quit Versailles, 341,
et seq; his calmness under the most ap-
palling circumstances ib., cruel treatment
of the king on his trial, 344; character of
Bonaparte, 491, et seq; hypocrisy and
immorality the leading features of his
system, 493, et seq.; author's opinion
of the first measures of Louis XVIII,
496; and of the persecutions of the pro-
testants in the South of France, 497, 8;
assertion of the Ultra-royalists, that the
French were not made to be free, exposed,
498,9; difference between the English
and the French, as capacitated for the
enjoyment of liberty, 500; author's
representation of English manners, 500,
1; whether England will ever lose her
political liberty, 501, 2.
Staunton's, Sir George, translations of
two Ch nese edicts, relating to the
condemnation of certain persons con-
victed of christianity, and of certain
magistrates, 426, 7.
Strachan's early history of Algebra, 286.
Study, the, echo of, 487, 8.
Swisserland, invasion of, by the French, 327,
Takhtalu, Mount, its height, 548.
Tarver's Dictionnaire des verbes Fran-
çois, 572, 3.
Thomson's two discourses to the young,
against the enticements of sinners,
259, et seq.
Thornton's sermons on the most impor-
tant duties of the gospel, 376, el sey. ;
subjects of the varioas discourses, 377;
on the intercession of Christ, 377, 8.
Thurtle's (Miss) history of France, 481,
Tithe-proctors, in Ireland, their tyranny,
Tithes, one cause of the poverty of the
Touch, the Royal,' virtue of, 280, et
seq.; ceremonies used for healing, 281.
Tour, picturesque, through France,
Switzerland, &c. in 1816, 378, il seq.;
author's route, 382; a French kuchen,
383; scenery of Vaucluse, 383.
Traducteur, by M. Merlet, 572, 3.
Travels in Scandinavia, by Dr. Clarke,
509, el seq.;
Trent, decree of the council of, on the
necessity of invoking sa nts, 308. 9.
Trolhætta, falls of, 514; freak of the late
king of Sweden ut these falls, ib.
Vagrants, present state of the law in regard
Vaucluse, description of its scenery, 383.
Vendéens, les jeunes, par feu Mad. Ber-
Virginians, their character, 158.
Vision of Daute, 556, et seq.
Voltaire, base conduct of, in regard to the
protestunts, 209, 10.
Walpole, Sir Rob. anecdotes of, 91, et seq.
Warner's epistolary curiosities and ori-
ginal letters, 573. et seq.; letters of Dr.
Cheyne to Richardson, 576, 7; historical
account of Ameen, the
prince, 578; his letter to the Earl of
Northumberland, on his unhappy situation,
Taurus, Mountains of, their elevation, Warren's, Captain, account of observa-
Taylor's annals of health and long life,
Taylor's, Mrs. correspondence between
a mother, and her daughter at school,
Taylor's, Mrs. reciprocal duties of pa-
rents and children, 394, et seq.; fatal
mistake of parents who foster a party spirit
in their children, 395; nature of bigotry,
ib; importance of young persons ac
quiring a general knowledge, 397, 8.
Terra Australis, Fiinders's voyage to,
359, et seq.
Theatrical critique, 473, 477, 8.
tions taken near Fort St. George, for
determining the obliquity of the eclip-
Wassanah; a large city of central
Africa, its situation, &c. 83; descrip-
tion of the king, ib.
Wener, Lake, 514.
Wesley's, Charles, sermons, 150, et seq.
Wessenberg, Baron, proceedings of the
papal court against him, to prevent
his succeeding to the see of Constance,
462, et seq.
Wheat, stocking of, as practised in Ireland,
Wilson's, Daniel, sermons, 226, et seq. ;
titles of the several discourses, 227;
on preaching the doctrine of the Cross,
228; its tendency to counteract human
pride. 228, 9; excites the contempt of
nominal Christians, 229; on having the
Son, 230, 1; on the influence of the
world, 231, et seq.; on the supply of the
spirit of Christ, 234, 5.
Wix on the expediency of a council of the
churches of England and Rome being
held, to accommodate religious differ-
ences, &c. 301, et seq.; various official
stations of the author, 301; church of
England declared by Mr. Wix to
acknowledge the authority of the
church of Rome, 303; extracts from
the articles, ib.; the author's proposed
union not to extend to schismatics,
304; extracts from Robson's sermons,
305; his examination before the par-
liament house, ib.; church of Eng
land essentially indebted to tradition,
306; author's remarks on popish infal-
libility, 307; asserts that the church
of Rome should not make concessions,
ib.; his fallacious mode of reasoning,
307, 8; denies that the council of
Trent insists on the necessity of invok-
ing the saints, ib.; decree of the
council on this subject; ib. et seq. ;
extract from "Popery the religion of
"heathenism," showing that prayers
to saints &c. are relies of beathen
idolatry, 310, et seq.; the church of
England said not to deny the authority
of the pope, 313; rejected state of
all dissenters, from this proposed
union, 314; author's denunciation
of the bible society, 315; his eulogy
on charity, 441, et seq.; remarks on
his forty pages of extracts and autho-
rities, 442, et seq. ; character of
Collier, 444; Thorndike, ib. ; bishop
Montagu, b.; bishop Cosin, 445; Dr.
Grabe, ib.; Dr. Bramhall, 446; Dr.
Hammond, ib,; bishop Forbes, ib.; Dr.
Sherlock, ib.; Fleuri,447; Drs. Hickes,
Cave, and Waterland, ib.; Dr. Bing-
ham, 448; Mr. Campbell, ib.; Dr.
Brett, ib.; Dr. Dodwell, ib. ; author's
excellent rule for attaining uniformity
of faith, 450; his mode of treat-
ing transubstantiation, 452; extract
Popery the religion of hea-
"thenism," ih.; on prayers to angels
and departed saints, 455, et seq.; on
bowing before a crucifix, habitual
signing with the cross, and other prac
tices generally deemed superstitious,
456, et seq.; festival held annually at
Rome, for sprinkling horses and asses
with holy water, 458; author's`re.
marks on a reference to early opi
nions and practices, 458. 9; reveries
of some of the early fathers, viz.
Augustine, Bede, Basil, Origen,
Cyril, 460, et seq; author denies the
church to be the antichrist of scripture,
581; and that the Latin service is
intended to keep the people in igno-
rauce, 582; thinks the Romish service
grand and captivating, 583; again
denounces the association of church-
men and dissenters, 584; Pinkerton
on the evil effects of popery in Spain
and Portugal, 585; present state of
France under popery, 586; exclusion
system of Mr. Wix, and that of the
church of Rome, compared, 589, 90;
bull of the present pope against the
bible societies, 591; English popish
priests forbid the reading of the pro-
testant version of the bible, 592,
et seq.; members of the bible society
do not associate to make converts of
one another, 597; union of the two
churches offers a grand specific
against the evil of evangelical chris-
tianity, 599; inquiries for the consi-
deration of certain ministers of the
establishment, ib. et seq.; probability
of a separation of some German
states from the Roman see, 602:
inquiry as to the author's opinion
concerning the catholic claims, 604;
the Church of England three fourths
popish, 605; amiable temper of the
present pope questioned, 606;' note;
bishop Hal on a general council, 608.
Wright's philosophy of Elocution, 389,
Wrede acco..nt of the festival of Ma-
Wynne's, Mr. farm near Sligo, 51.
Yanar, or volcanic flame, description of its
Yeates's Indian church history, 250,
et seq.; the "Acts of the Apostles,"
exhibits examples for all christian
churches, ib.; author's fanciful parallel
between the christian church and the
Jewish polity, 252; his absurdities
exposed, 253; instances of his care-
less writing, 254, his extracts from
the Syrian records not worthy of cre
dit, 255; relations of the Syrian and
Chaldean writers, 255, 6; author's
account of the state of the Malabar
christians in the fifteenth century, 257;
letter of a Syrian bishop to a patriarch
of Antioch, 258.
Young's, Dr. poetry, character of, 219.