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racter of Virginia, 158; probability of
the permanency of slavery in the Ame-
rican states, ib.; hints to professional-
men and mechanics, in regard to emi-
gration, 158, 9; case of an emigrant
carpenter and his family, ib.; Cobbett's
opinion of the Americans, 160; author's
remarks on emigration, 161, 2; cruel
injustice of the American government to
General St. Clair, 164, 5; domestic
habits and morals, 166; American
vanity, ib; prejudices against fo-
reigners, 167; General Hamilton, ib. ;
general remarks on the people and their
character, 168, 9.
Female population of warm climates,
facts respecting it, 424.
Festival, annual, at Rome, for sprinkling
horses and asses with holy water, 458.
Flinders's voyage to Terra Australis,
359, et seq.; uninteresting character
of the greater proportion of the coast,
360; natives of Darnley's island, 362, 3;
daring adventure of Bass, 363; re-
markable flight of sooty petrels, 364;
natives of King George's Sound, 365;
Kanguroo island, 366; author en-
counters Le Geographe, a French dis-
covery ship, 367; base conduct of
Captain Baudin, the French Institute,
and Bonaparte, 367, et seq.; survey
of the east coast, 369; decayed state of
the vessel, 370; character of the na-
tives of this coast, 370, 1; their lan-
guage, 371; condemnation of the ship,
ib.; author and crew embark in the
Porpoise, for Europe, 372; Porpoise
and Cato wrecked, ib.; inhumanity of
Captain Palmer, ib.; his subsequent
disastrous fate, ib.; relief of the crew,
&c. ruffian conduct of Gen. de Caen,
and Bonaparte, 374; author's long
and base imprisonment at the Mau-
Forbes, Bishop, character of his writings,
Foreigners, strong prejudice of the Ame-
ricans against them, 167.
Forests of Sweden, their great extent, 513.
Forgery, punishment of death for, see
France, and the coalition, 177, et seq.
France, Miss Hurtle's history of, 481,
France, present state of, as under po-
Francklin's inquiry concerning the site
of the ancient Palibothra, 423.
Frederick on a substance called Gez, or
manna, found in Persia, 437,
Frederick's present and ancient state of
Babylon compared, 432.*
French history, Bigland's letters on, 481.
French kitchen, 381...
Freeston's advice to a young minister,
88,9; design of the work, ib.
Frissell's account of the morals of Nasir,
a celebrated Persian system of ethics,
Frogs, effect produced by the combined croak-
ing of millions, on the road from Lubeck
to Eutin, 512.
Frost, a miner, his perilous situation from
the falling in of the earth, 536.
Giants' burial place, at the mountain of
Halleberg, 514, 5.
Golownin's recollections of Japan, 244,
el seq.; character of the Japanese falsely
drawn by the Portuguese priests, 245.6;
resemblance between the religious po-
lity of the Japanese, and that of the
Papists, ib.; privileges of Kin-Rey,
the spiritual emperor, ib.; praying by
machinery, 247; all sects but Chris-
tians tolerated in Japan, ib.; govern-
ment of the empire, ib. et seq.; its po-
pulation, 249; singular community of
blind persons, ib.; infanticide prac-
Gottenburg herring fishery, 514.
Gower, Lord, character of, 94, 5.
Grabe, Dr. his strong attachment to the
writings of the holy fathers, 445; his
inclination to become a popish priest,
ib. ; declared for extreme unction, con-
fession, absolution, &c. 445, 6.
Grace, covenant of, Colquhoun's treatise
on, 483, 4.
Graham's treatise of Sufiism, or Maho-
medan mysticism, 450; import of the
term Sufi, ib.; account of the myslic
Shems Tebrees, 431.
Gurney's notes on a visit to the prisons
of Scotland, and North England,
235, et seq.; peculiarity of the Scottish
jails, ib.; wretched situation of two
lunatics in Perth old jail, 255, 6; šlate
of Haddington county jail, 236, 7; lu-
natics in Inverness jail, 238; distressing
case of a poor Scotch widow, confined in
Doncaster jail, 239; house of correction
at Durham, ib.; present state of the
law in regard to vagrants, ib.; disgrace-
ful situation of debtors, in the Scotch
prisons, 240; peculiarities in the con-
struction and management of the Scotch
prisons, in regard to education, 240, 1;
exceptions to the general character
of their jails, ib.; state of the English
and Scotch prisoners, in regard to educa-
tion, 242, 3; proceedings of the
Ladies' committees, &c. in various
jails, 243; balance of disappointments
and encouragements, 244.
Haddington county jail, 236, 7.
Hall, Bishop, on a general council, 608.
Hammond, Dr. popish tendency of his
Health and long life, Taylor's annals of,
Hebrew of the Hebrews, its meaning
Hebrews, epistle to the, remarks on its
origin and author, 194.
Heligoland, its present and former extent,
Hewlett's commentaries and annotations
on the boly scriptures, 345; difficul-
ties attendant on a critical study of
the scriptures, 346; execution of the
present work, 347, 8; subjects treated,
350; longevity of the antediluvians,
351, 2; on the language in which
Matthew's gospel was written, 353;
extract from Bishop Sherlock, 354;
remarks on the parable of the steward,
Highlands, the, Elizabeth Spence's let-
ters from, 479, et seq.
Himalayah mountains, Colebrooke on
the height of, 289, et seq.
History, French, Bigland's letters on,
Holy Land, its climate, &c. described, 25.
Honesty of the Swedes, proof of, 576.
Horne's introduction to the critical
study of the Holy Scriptures, 21, et
seq.; high merits of the work, 21; its
contents and embellishments, 22, et
seq; duty of a close attention to scripture
reading, 24; climate of the Holy Land,
25, description of Galilee, Upper and Lo-
wer, 26, powers and functions of the Ro-
man procurators, 27; their residences and
force, ib. author's accurate exposition
of the term 'Hebrew of the Hebrews,'
28; proselytes of the gate, not different
from proselytes of righteousness, ib.
error in regard to the probibition of
circumcision, ib.; remarks on the true
sense of words, as used in Scripture, 29;
mystical or spiritual sense of passages of
Scripture, 50, 1; remarks on the author's
estimate of Hebrew lexicons, 31; use of
the cognate languages, for illustrating
the sacred writings, 32; importance of
the Septuagint version, 35; on the scope
of a book of Scripture, 34; its figuralice
language, 54, 5; scriptural metony mies,
35; prosopopæia, ib.; quotations from
the Old Testament, classification of,
&c. 182, 3; remarks on accommodation
passages, 184, 5; on the spiritual in-
terpretation of scripture, 185; doctrinal
interpretation of scripture, 186, 7;
proper mode of reading the doctrinal
books of scripture, ib.; caution on the
use of commentators, 187; remarkable
accuracy of Mr. Strahan's late editions
of the Bible, 188, 9; on the author of
the book of Job, 189; analysis of the
book of Nahum, 190; arrangements of
the canonical and apocryphal books, 191;
difficulty of making out the dates of
the books of scripture, 192; on the
original language of Matthew's gospel,
192, 3; author of first epistle to the
Thessalonians, and of the Hebrews,
Household of King Alfred, &c. 276,
Ieropaideia, 56, et seq.; 58, et scq.
Indian church history, by Thos. Yeates,
250, et seq.
Indian theory of Astronomy, 289.
Infanticide practised in Japan, 249.
Inns, Irish, 52, 3.
Inquiry, Irish, a ready reply to, or, a
confutation of Calvinism, 56, el seq.;
remarks on satire as a supposed
means of virtue, 57; objections to
the author's manner, 58; subjects of
the "Ieropaideia," ib.; letter to
parents whose sons are designed for the
ministry, 58, et seq.; instructions to the
young gentlemen, 60, 1; cautions in the
purchase of sermons, &c. 61, 2; exhi-
bition of anti-Calvinistic preaching, 62,
Institute, French, their base treatment of
Capt. Flinders, 367, et seq.
Ireland, Curwen's state of, 45, et seq.
Ireland, its great importance to Great
Irvine on the similitude between the
Gipsy and Hindostanee languages,
Iskenderoon, gulf of, its plentiful supply of
fish and turtle, 554.
Italians the models of the early English
Japan, Golownin's recollections of, 244,
Job, book of, Mr. Horne's remarks concern-`
ing its author, 189.
Johnson, Dr. touched by Queen Anne,
Jones, Sir Wm. eulogy on, by Sir J.
Kanguroo island, 366.
Karamania, Beaufort's survey of the
coast of, 546, et seq.
Kilpis Lake, peculiarity of, 528.
Kingsbury, the late Rev. W. Bullar's
memoirs of, 537.
King's, Dr. anecdotes of his own times,
89, et seq.; merits of the author, and
of his work, 90; anecdotes of Sir R.
Walpole, 91, et seq.; of Colonel Cecil,
91,2; character of Walpole, 92; ex-
tract from Akenside, 94, (note),
Lord Gower, his character, 94, 5; Duke
of Newcastle, 95; disinterestedness of
Butler, Bishop of Durham, 95, 6, and
of Burnett, of Salisbury, 96; Pope's
death hastened by dram drinking,
ib.; repartee of Atterbury, ib.; charac-
ter of the Pretender, 97; his education
neglected, ib.; his avarice, 98; his fatal
Kin-Rey, the spiritual emperor of
Knowledge, general, importance of, 397, 8.
Lacey's life of David, 484, et seq.; re-
marks on evangelical novels, 484; on
the character of Bunyan's Pilgrim,
and Holy War, ib. ; (note.)
Ladies' committees for visiting various
jails, proceedings of, 243.
Lambton's, Major, operations for fixing
the geography of Hindustan, 282, et
Language, figurative, of Scripture, remarks
Languages, cognate, their use in illustrating
Lansdowne, Marquis of, his speech on
the state of British Prisons; see Pu-
Laplanders, characteristic portrait of, 528.
Lapps, settled, their cleanliness, 523;
character of the nomade Lapps, 524.
Lecture pour les jeunes gens, par S. B.
Letters from France, Swisserland, &c.
by T. Raffles, 171, et seq.
Letter of a Syrian bishop to a patriarch of
Letters on the importance, &c. of early
Letters, original, by Rebecca Warner,
573, et seq.
Lexicons, Hebrew, notice of, 31.
Liege, instance of priestly fanaticism exhi-
bited there, 176, 7.
the opening of the Bombay literary
society, 423, et seq.; facts in regard to
the female population of warm cli-
mates, 424; his eulogy on Sir Wm.
Mackmurdo, on the inhabitants of
Mackmurdo's account of the Parish-
nath Gowricha, worshipped in the
desert Parkur, 437.
Mainot pirates, capture of, 552.
Malayan archipelago, inquiry concern-
ing the aborigines of, 285.
Malayu nation, Sir Thos. Raffles's ac-
count of it, 285.
Malcolm's translations of the opinions
of the Shunni and Shia sects of Ma-
Manasarovara lake, Moorcroft's journey
to, 291, et seq.
Manchester, its situation, trade, &c. 180, 1.
Marriage, canon of the council of Trent,
against it, 276.
Marriages of Protestants and Catholics,
regulations of the see of Constance
concerning them opposed by the
papal court, 467, et seq.
Mary the first, her enmity to Elizabeth,
111; her death, 114; her conduct
contrasted with that of Elizabeth, ib.
Meath, Bishop of, his humane conduct to
his poor labourers, 52.
Merlet's Traducteur, 572, 3.
Metaphors of scripture, 35, 6.
Metonymies of scripture, 35.
Midnight-sun, description of, 527.
Miles's account of the hill fort of Cha-
paneer, in Guzerat, 433.
Milford's moral observations in a tour
through France, &c. 378, el seq.;
author's route, 379; French dog
taught to join iu chorus, 380; sagacity
A of a dog at Rome, ib.; Major Cullender,
origin of his title, ib.; ceremony attend-
ing the pope's blowing his nose, 381.
Millennium, Bogue's discourses on, 127,
Milne, Christian, of Aberdeen, interest-
ing account of her, 479.
Minister, Freeston's advice to a young
one, 88, 9.
Mirabeau, count de, his character and pro-
ceedings, 335, et seq.; his death, 338;
remarks on his orations, 339.
Misery of the common Irish, Curwen's
opinion of the causes of, 47, et seq.
Mission to Otaheite, narrative of, 169,
et seq.; prosperous state of the
mission, ib.; state of the schools in
the Georgian islands, 170; devout
observance of the Lord's day, ib.;
meritorious conduct of Pomare, 170, 1;
project for cultivating sugar, coffee,
and cotton, in Otaheite, 171.
Moens's lecture pour les jeunes gens,
Mompesson, Mr. minister of Eyam, his
christian fortitude during the preva-
lence of the plague in this village,
Monk of Evesham, Prior's account of
his vision, 566, 7.
Montagu, Bishop, his inclination towards
popery, 444, 5.
Montagu's inquiries respecting the pu
nishment of death for crimes without
violence, 1, et seq.
Moorcroft's journey to lake Manasaro-
vara in Undes, a province of Little
Thibet, 291, et seq.
Morning, Dante's description of, 570.
Music, national, of the Lapps, 524.
Musings, midnight, 86.
Myra, ruins of, 547.
Nahum, book of, remarks on its author, scope,
and style, 190.
Nautical Essays, 482, 3.
Necker, character of, 213, et seq.; see
Staël Mad. de.
-Newton, the Rev. Mr. Kingsbury's remarks
on his character, 536, 7.
New York, Blunt's guide to, 274.
Nicholl, on the temperature of the
island of Bombay, 426.
Niger and Congo rivers, further testi-
mony of their identity, 83.
Novels, evangelical, remarks on, 484.
Nuga Modernæ, 84, et seq.
Observations, moral, on a tour through
the south of France, &c. 378, el seq.
Old age, poetic description of, 225, 6.
Oswego, Capt. Paddock's narrative of
the shipwreck of, 64, et seq.
Otaheite, mission to, narrative of, 169,
Paddock's narrative of the shipwreck of
the Oswego, 64, et seq.; curious sub-
jects of inquiry in regard to Africa,
64; dangerous current on the west
coast of Africa, ib.; disasters occa-
sioned by it, 65; excellent harbour on
the African coast, ib.; author's testi-
mony to the accuracy of Capt. Riley's
narrative, 66; voyage of the Oswego,
67; its wreck on the Barbary coast,
ib.; affection of a Negro servant, 68;
horrible cruelty of an Irish insurgent,
69; crew made captives by the Arabs,
70; bardships suffered by them, ib. ;
the whole party purchased by an Arab,
to be taken to Mogadore, ib.; the
Arab's opinion of the Christians, 71;
description of a female Arab, 72; flight
of locusts, 73; party arrive at the
Moorish town of Santa Cruz, 74; Capt.
P. reaches Mogadore, 74; the whole
party redeemed, 75; curious incident,
76; (see p. 68.)
Palibothra, ancient, inquiry concerning
the site of, 423.
Palmer, Capt, his cruel conduct to the
crews of the Porpoise and Cato, 372;
his terrible fate, ib.
Park's Nuga Modernæ, 84, et seq. ; mid-
night musings, in verse, 86.; day break,
Passages of scripture, remarks on their
remote or mystical meaning, 30, 1.
Peak scenery, 530, et seq.
Pegge's Curialia Miscellanea, 275; el
Seq. court salaries of France, &c.
276; singular privilege of the Empe-
ror of Germany, ib.; household of
King Alfred, 276, 7; court of William
1st, ib.; rapacity of Rufus, ib. ; magni-
ficence of Stephen's court, 278; Ri-
chard 1st, 278, 9; virtues of the
Royal touch,' 280, et seq.; 200 per-
sons touched by Queen Anne, 281;
Dr. Johnson touched, ib.; ceremonies
for the treating, ib.
Persecution of the Protestants in the
south of France, Mad. de Staël's
remarks on, 497, 8.
Perth old jail, state of the lunatics confined
in it, 235, 6.
Peter Bell, a lyrical ballad, 473; et seq.;
origin of the work, b.; extract,
Petrels, sooty, remarkable flight of, 364.
Phaselis, the ancient ruius of, 549.
Picturesque tour through France, Swis-
serland, and the Netherlands, 378.
Pinkerton on the evils occasioned by
popery in Spain and Portugal, 585.
Place de Loui Quinze, 172, 3.
Pomare, hus meritorious conduct in his re-
commendation of Christianity to his peo-
ple, 170 1.
Pompe polis, ruins of, 554.
Popery, the religion of heathenism,
extract from, on the Di Tutelares
&c. of the ancients, 310.
Pope's bull against the Bible Society,
Pope, the ceremony attending his blowing his
Population of Japan, 249.
Praying by machinery in Japan. 247.
Press, French, its deteriorated state since
the revolution, 203.
Pretender, his character, 97; his defective
education, ib.; his avarice, 98; and fatal
Price's translation of a Sanscrit inscrip-
tion on a stone found in Bundelchund,
Priests, Popish, in London, forbid the
reading of the protestant version of
the bible, 592.
Priests, reprobate, remarks on their alleged
clerical competency, 273.
Prisons in Scotland and the North of
England, Gurney's notes on a visit
to, 235, et seq.
Procurators, Roman, their powers and func-
tions, 27; then places of residence in
Judea, and military force, ib.
Prophecy, Roberts's manual of, 384, et
Proselytes of the gate, not different
from proselytes of righteousness, 28.
Punishments, capital, pamphlets on, 1;
et seq.; inefficiency of pena! severity,
to prevent crimes deemed capital, ib. ;
discrepancy between the law and the
practice, in regard to persons suspect-
ed guilty of capital crimes, 2; Sir
S. Romilly's statement of convictions
and executions, ib.; note; necessity
of reform in our prison discipline, 4;
respect for the laws more powerful in
its influence, than the fear of death, 5;
absurdity exposed, of passing a sen-
tence not desigued to be executed, 6;
true cause of the respect of the English
to the laws, ib; tendency of rigorous
punishment to excite pity for the cri-
minal, 7; danger of rendering the
laws unpopular, by an undue severity,
83 misconception of the design of
penal laws, ib. ; the penalty of death
has never eradicated a capital offence,
11; instance of an opposite effect in
the increase of forgeries, ib.; change
in the mode of proceeding against
forgery, 11, 12; circumstances that
would prevent the part al abolition of
capital punishments, from
immediate effect, 12, 13; the certainty
of punishment of more consequence
than its severity, 14; the laws should
not be in opposition to the general opinion
of a country, 16; Sir W. Blackstone's
opinion that the long list of capital
offences increases rather thau dimi
mishes the number of offenders, 17;
chronological list of statutable offen-
ces, 18; not.ce of eminent men who
have advocated a mitigation of punish-
ment, 19, 20.
Queen of France, the late, favourable to
the adopting of the English constitu-
Quotations from the old testament in
the new, Horne's classification of,
Raffles's letters from France, Swisserland,
&c. 171, et seq.; Place de Lous Quinze,
172, 3; instances of wretchedness, at
Basie, 176; fanaticism at Liege, 176, 7.
Raffles on the Malayu nation, &c. 284,
et seq.; description of the country west
of Bangalore, 283, 4.
Reformation of the Catholic church in
Germany, 462, et seq.; nomination of
Baron Wessenberg to the see of Con-
stance opposed by the papal court,
463; charges against Wessenberg,
464, et seq.; reply, 465; on the
marriages of protestants and catholics,
467, et seg.; Wessenberg's defence
against the papal court, 469; extract
from the duke of Baden's official me.
Republicanism, remarks on its establish-
ment in America, 323.
Researches, Asiatic, 282, et seq.
sur les principaux evénemens de la,
202, et seq.; 316, et seq.; 488, et seq.
Riley's narrative of the loss of an Ame-
rican brig, on the west coast of Africa,
64; disasters consequent on the loss
of the vessel, 77; party captured by
the Arabs, 78; march towards Moga-
dore, b.; description of two Arub chiefs,
79, 80; detail of the events during
their march, 80, et seq.; the party
ransomed at Mogadore, 82; destruc-
tion of an Arab caravan, in an attempt