nity of this language to the Hellenic,
why greater than that of the Italian to
the Latin, 147-instances of such affinity,
147-149-certain letters how pro-
nounced, 149-151-observations on the
accentual mode of reading and speaking,
151-153-why there are no standard
works in this language, 154.

Plato, study of, a mean of preserving the
Greek Language, 137, 139.
Pope (Alexander), character of, assailed by
his two last editors, 407-Warton's ob-
jection to him as a poet, 408-vindication
of his poetical character against the petty
criticisms of Mr. Bowles, 408-411-and
from the charge of being sordid, 412, 413
-instance of his generosity and indepen-Romaika, or circular dance of the Modern
dence, 413-real state of his quarrel with Greeks, described, 350, 351.
Lady Mary Wortley Montague, 414-Romans, cultivated Greek literature, 138.
418-vindicated against Mr. Bowles's Rowe, Pope's observation on, considered,
account of his quarrel with Addison, 419 421, 422.
-421-and from the charge of sparing
neither friend nor foe, in the case of
Rowe, 421, 422-proof that he did not
receive a thousand pounds from the
Duchess of Marlborough for suppressing
the character of Atossa, 423, 424-and
of his independence, ib.-account of his
early education, 425-427-his Own
statement of his poetical studies, 427-
429-gratitude of Pope to the Abbé
Southcot, 428, note-his opinion on writ-
ing a poem, 430, 431-Lord Hervey's
and Aaron Hill's characters of his works,
431-strictures on his preference of an-
tiquity to the best modern poets, 432—
and on his criticism on Milton and
Shakespeare, 432, 433-general charac-
ter of Mr. Pope's poetry, 433, 434.
Population of Modern Greece, notice of,

Rubichon (M.), de l'Angleterre, 174—why
Frenchmen dislike England, 177-im-
pressions of an Englishman at Paris, 178
-contrast between the English and
French, when speaking of their coun-
tries, 180, 181-difference between the
intellectual endowments of the two na-
tions, 181-184-influence of history and
political circumstances on the characters
of the two nations, 184-186-the great
developement of all the intellectual
powers of England, a reason why French-
men find it difficult to form just ideas of
that country, 187, 188-illustrated in the
person of Montesquieu, 188-190—
qualifications of M. Rubichon for his
work, 191-character of it, ib.-speci-
mens of his misrepresentations, 192, 193,
194 his strictures on modern French
glory, 194, 195-and on the policy of
the Bourbons since the return of Louis
XVIII. 196-ludicrous blunders of the
author, 196, 197-and contradictions,


Press, observations on the liberty of, 578.
Productions of Van Diemen's Land, 78, 79

-of Modern Greece, 330-334.
Professors of the German Universities, de-
pendent on the students, 447-conse-
quences of such dependence, 448.
Publications (New), List of, 281.
Purity of the Greek Language, instances of
the decline of, in the first ages of Chris-
tianity, 143-145.

Salad, political one described, 275.
Salympria, account of a Greek monastery
at, 343, 344.

Sand (Charles Lewis), Memoirs of, 434-
character of them, 444, 445-notice of
his early career, 445-his assassination
of Kotzebue vindicated by Professor
Krug, 445, 446, notes.

Satyr and the Traveller, fable of, versified,
461, 462.

Sauces of the Athenians, account of, 254—

Ramilies, battle of, 40—its brilliant results,
ib. 41.

Religion, the only basis of freedom, 579.
Ritchie (the late Mr.), admirable qualifica-

tions of, for exploring the interior of
Africa, 126-notice of his researches in
the interior of Tripoli, 227-his prema-Savoy (Duke of), preserved from destruc-
ture death, 228-substance of informa- tion by the Duke of Marlborough, 32.
tion procured by him relative to Tim-Schellenberg, battle of, 24, 25-its conse-
buctoo, Bornou, the river Niger, and the
neighbouring countries, 229–233—pro-
babilities that the Niger is the same as
the Nile of Egypt, 236-241.
Rivers, in Van Diemen's Land, notice of,
75, 77.
Romaic or modern Greek language, changes
in the terminations of, 146, 147--the affi-

quences, 26, 27.
Schiller, notice of, 444.

Secret Tribunal, account of the constitution
and proceedings of, 441, 442.
Septuagint, Greek version of the Old Tes-
tament, observations on the language of,
142, 143-its present state vindicated,


Shakespeare, Pope's criticism on, consi-
dered, 433.
Siloam (Fountain of), exquisitely poetical
apostrophe to, 205.

Spence (Rev. John), Observations, Anec-
dotes and Characters of Men and Books,
400-secret history of the delay of their
publications, 401, 402-apprehensions of
some of the editors of Pope's works con-
cerning their being printed, 403, 404—
estimated character and filial piety of
Mr. Spence, ib. 405.

Storm Bay, in Van Diemen's Land, de-
scribed, 75.

Strachan (James), Visit to the Province of
Upper Canada, 373-character of his
work, 384, 387-on the state of religion
there, ib.-inland navigation, 385, 386.
Stuart (Captain), The Emigrant's Guide to
Upper Canada, 373-character of the
work, 379, 380-observations on the
deeded lands of Upper Canada, 381-
notice of the settlement of Perth, 382—
strictures on his opinion of the American
Methodists, 383.

Summer morning, poetical description of,


Telegraphs, notice of Mr. Edgeworth's at-
tempts to construct, 520-remarks on his
claims to the invention of them, 521.
Telford (Mr.), on the state of the roads in
Wales, 103.

Theophrastus taught many facts which are
considered as of modern discovery, 466.
Timbuctoo, account of, 231.
Tindal's Translation of the Bible, notice of,

Todd (Rev. H. J.), Vindication of the Au-
thorized Translation and Translators of
the Bible, 287-character of his work,

Torcy (Marquis de), in vain attempts to

bribe the Duke of Marlborough, 57, 58.
Trade of Van Diemen's Land, 79, 80.
Translation, true principles of, developed,
480-484-application of them to a
translation of Aristophanes, 484-486.
489, 490-exemplification of them in a
scene from that poet's Acharnians, 486

Travels, value of, why frequently dimi-
nished, 174, 175.

Treachery of the Arabs, 279, 280.
Trinity, statute of 9 and 10 W. III. against
impugners of, repealed, 569.
Tuarick, a people in the interior of Africa,
notice of, 230.
Unitarians, statute of 9 and 10 W. III.
against, repealed, 569-remarks on such

repeal, 569.-its effects, 570-infamous
placards posted by one, 570, 571-ap-
peal to discreeter Unitarians on the im-
pudence and wickedness of them, 572-
notice of the Unitarian conferences, at
Hackney, 573.

Universities (English), proofs of the culti-
vation of Hebrew literature at, in the
time of Elizabeth and James I. 299—

Universities (German), cause of the irregu-
larities in, 446-extensive range of
sciences taught there, ib-the professors
dependent upon the students, 447, 448.
Utrecht, peace of, 63.


Van Diemen's Land, when first discovered
and settled, 73, 74-its climate and phy-
sical appearance, 74-description of its
ports and towns, 75-Storm Bay and
Hobart Town, ib. 76-Settlements of
Pittwater and Clarence Plains, 76-Port
Dalrymple and Launceston, ib.-Port
Macquarie, 77-Port Davey, ib.-state
of farming there, 77, 78-natural pro-
ductions, 78-exotic productions that
thrive there, ib.—jurisdiction, ib.—ab-
stract of the population, land in cultiva-
tion, and stock, 79-trade, ib.-state-
ment of exports and imports, 80-ac-
count of the aboriginal inhabitants, ib.
81-and of Michael Howe, the bush-
ranger, 81-83.

Vansittart (Rt. Hon. N.), Speech on the

necessity of New Churches, 549.
Vendôme (Duke de), outmanœuvred by the

Duke of Marlborough, 47-defeated at
the battle of Oudenard, 53.

Villars (Marshal), manœuvres of, in Flan-
ders, 34-instance of his falsehood in his
Memoirs, ib.
Villeroy (Marshal), defeated at the battle
of Blenheim, 28-besieges Liege, 34--
is defeated at the battle of Ramilies, 40.
Vlaki, or migratory shepherds of Modern

Greece, account of, 334, 335.
Volcanoes, analogy between, and the ope-
rations of the blow-pipe, 470, 471-re-
marks thereon, 473.

Voltaire, private life of, with Madame du

Châtelet, 154-origin of his connection
with her, 156-it is an unhappy one, 162
-their reception of Madame de Gra-
figny, 157-description of his apart-
ments, 158-their occupations, 160-
his baseness towards his guests, 161-
163-consummate impudence, 161-his
barbarous treatment of Madame de Gra-
figny, 164, 165-general character of
Voltaire, 166.

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Waday, a country in the interior of Africa,
notice of, 233.

Walpole (Sir Robert), remark of, on his-
tory, 1:

Water-drinkers among the Athenians, sa-
tirized, 268.

Whigs, violent conduct of, against the Duke

of Marlborough, 43, 44.
Whittaker (J. W.), Historical Enquiry into
the Interpretation of the Hebrew Scrip-
tures, with Remarks on Mr. Bellamy's
New Translation, 287-character of his
work, 291-when any particular trans-
lation of the Bible may be said to be
made from an original, ib. 292-vindi-

cation of Jerome from the charge of
having made his translation from the
Greek, and not from the Hebrew, 292,
293-specimen of his corrections of Mr.
Bellamy's blunders, 316.
Wines, account of the different sorts of,
used by the Athenians, 266, 267.


Yates (Rev. Dr.), The Church in Danger,
549 his statement of the want of
churches in various parts of England,
553-dangerous consequences of this
want, 554-on the activity with which
infidel tracts are circulated, 576, 577.

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