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LITERARY MAGAZINE,

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AMERICAN REGISTER.

FOR 1804.

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VOL. II.

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INDEX

TO

THE SECOND VOLUME.

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ABERCROMBIE'S address to Bridge of cast iron over Thames 669
his pupils
492 Bonneval, count

723
Accommodation potes, use and ab Cork tree described

529
use of
70 Cotton manufactory

595
Adams, sketch of John
331 Canine madness

87
Adversaria

372, 496, 590
virtues

586
Agricultural essays, No. 3
8 Cartmel sands described

134
- Alliteration in verse

291 Carwin, the biloquist, memoirs of
American republic, duration of 215

1, 89, 248
American character pourtrayed 252 Cat, fidelity of a

220
Anecdotes

Chaucer, Godwin's character of 48, 121
103, 160, 360, 530, 553, 558, 723 Celibacy or marriage preferable? 468
American population, Franklin on 339 Critical notices 9, 112, 176, 598, 672
American fisheries, some account Cavern newly discovered

312
of
442 Chess-player automatic

84
Anecdotes, medical, of the 17th cen Century, on the eighteenth 484
tury

193 Chapone, Mrs. memoirs of her 204
scribed

472 Churchman, anecdotes of John 257
cul, account of that Cold water, used medicinally by
481 Mahomet

311
ate

676

history of the medical
lized

668
use of it

154
567 Correspondence in bottles

221
ibid. Customs of various nations

140
Bacon the sculptor, anecdotes of 20 Chesapeake and Delaware canal 703
Ball, private Parisian
705 Cretins or Swiss idiots

375
Banyan tree

26 Concordat between France and the
Bichat, his extraordinary death 344

pope

549
Blaize, St. the hermit
83 Cowper's religion

414
Brewery, London, history of the 21 Crebillon

685
Bear-fight described
418 Coal, as a fuel in America

422
Bible, cause of its division into Convent in England

465
chapters and verses
145 Charette

562
Bridge, a natural one described 441 Crucifix

526
British pension list, reflections on Day, character of Thomas

253
the
343 -, memoirs of Mr.

270
Bowles, account of general 464 Dignity of geese vindicated

61
Burying beetle described
63 Dog, a learned one

153
Barbers of Egypt

568 Dresden and its environs described 39
Beguines
524 Dog, manners of the

212, 586
Buxton described by Erskine 316 Dogs, on the toleration of

344
Beauty, a receipt for it

526 Delaney, Mrs. account of her 304
Burns, portrait of
625 Death

449

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561

Drinking, national propensities to Game, a musical one

687
hard
66 Gretna Green

640
Drinker, anecdotes of Edward 429 Garnerin's descent in England 690
Deafness, dialogue on

499 Hamilton, reflections on his death 337
Diana's temple at Avignon

526

sketch of his life and
D'Apchon, anecdotes of
527 character

491
Domestic politics

93

original letter by him 647
Domingo, St., Spanish part des Hamburg described

299
cribed

235 Hair changed through fright 195
its revolutions 604, 655 Henry IV, anecdotes of him 183
Dryden and Sotheby's Virgil com-

Herder's sentiments on man

565, 566
pared
112 Hindoo terms explained

27
Du Marsais, anecdotes of

527

ideas of rural beauty 306
Digby, sir Kenelm
670 Howe, story of Mrs.

459
Descartes

671 Horns on the human head 408, 430
Duelling

87, 547 Humboldt, sketches of his travels
Dyadic arithmetic
153

207, 321
Earthquakes of the United States 452 Human misery, thoughts on 588
and thunder, preser-
Hyæna, account of

223
vatives against
183 Howard, anecdotes of

571
East India settlements, account of 105 Horse without hair

654
Ebriety of southern nations 73 Jefferson, sketch of Thomas 413
Economy of light
420 Johnson, anecdote of

60, 497
Egypt, concerning

702 Judiciary systems, on the, of Ame-
Egyptian climate
634 rica

13
Mamalukes
613 Jewish high priest

416
manners

624 Jews, state of them
ophthalmia
636 Iffland, the dramatist and actor

136
Elephant, wisdom of the

205 Index to the Bible, remarks on one 501
meeting between two of Infernal machine described

299
them

309 Ink, description of a yellow sym-
Etiquette

153
pathetic

276
Example, force of, illustrated 652 Indigo, mode of preparing it 639
Excellence, seat of
666 Jay, sketch of John

649
Female characters, in the French Italian authors now living, account
revolution, displayed
53 of them

293
education, importance of

city described

451
religion in

165, 482 republic, account of 550
beauty

184 Irrigation of the Milanese, account
conversation, its spirit 187 of

691
Finnish marriage rites
622 Inventions, recent ones

702
Flannel, benefits of wearing it 131 Kenyon, character of lord

548
Fielding and Richardson compared 657 Kine pock a preservative from
Flemish pulpit described
525 plague

304
Fragment

663

introduction into India 659
Franklin, sketch of Benjamin 571 King's evil

85
French private ball
705 Klyngg

521
Friar John of Lorraine

525 Klopstock's Messiah examined
Gazettes, their origin

415

231, 307, 390
Gesner, memoirs of

370 Knights of Thebes and Troy 196
on the pastorals of 715 Lady of quality, Smo.let's memoirs
Geese vindicated
61 of a

483
Gold and silver mines, produce of 104 Laplanders described

619
Greasy meats and drinks, national

Lapwing, sociability of the

61
propensities to

47 Linn, biographical sketch of him 554
Gasc nade, the term explained 526 Life-boat, Grearhead's

655
Grotto described
214 Lay preachers

671
German school of painting 666 Latin language, on the pronuncia-
Godwin and Malthus
361 tion of

96
Grey's fragment

669

poetry, modern, remarks on 519
Grange, account of lady
429 Lane, account of Ira

551

state

Letter, an original one
338 Oil of Arachis, its uses

667
Latour D'Auvergne
139 Optical queries

684
Life, its duration in some animals 297 Oran otan described

79
Light, its influence on vegetation 221 Ostrich, speed of the

60
Lion, manners of the

222 Ovid, Dutch translation of 653
London, picture of 157, 197, 279 Parrot, a singing one

548
Long Island described
477 Paulet, account of Harry

476
Love, on true

402 Pisa, its leaning tower described 529
Line, crossing it, penalty on 680 Philadelphia, its origin and present
Lyttleton, anecdotes of
684

169
Lombardy, its trade

700 Pedigree of the English tongue 670
Mackerel a cannibal

160 Peruvian ladies, their manners 129
Magliabecchi

153 Paul, profession or trade of St. 22
Marriage ceremonies described 220 Peru described

110
Massinger, a new edition of his

Perkins' points

24
works projected

702 Picture of London 157, 179, 279
Mechanical genius, account of one 138 Picturesque, on a taste for the 163
Manners, foreign and domestic il. Portraits

9
lustrated
502, 546 Philosophical language

654
Mediocrity, its blessings
128 Pope Pius VI

153
Mental toil not hurtful to the body 201 Porcelain manufacture described 126
Mohammed's notions of the crea Poetry and prose distinguished 583
tion and fall of man

137 Poetical ideas of death examined 176
Monkies

158 Poverty, thoughts on 264, 356, 499
Morse fishing described
58 Punishment, remarks on

149
Mal'aria in Italy, account of 467 Parmesan cheese, mode of making
Man, politico-arithmetically consi-

it

558
dered
298 Plagiarism, on

181
Musical ear explained

444 Political instruction, thoughts on 263
Music, its present state

147 Poplar, Lombardy, its uses 269
characterised

310 Politics, on embracing a party in 445
Maxims

524 Prior's epitaph on himself 310
Miser pourtrayed
246 Pebbles, origin of

560
Mistakes of travellers

502 Prison, works written in a 369
Maddison's account of American Philips, on the memoirs of Constan-
antiquities
393 tia

48%
Marivaux
525 Pun out of order

672
Milton's religion
414 Pugilism

277
Mountains, volcanic and neptunian Poison, antidotes to

683
explained
487 Putnam, anecdotes of

453
Montesquieu, benevolence of 528 Pompey's pillar described

565
Museum of Philadelphia
576 Pearl fishery, account of

628
Mahometan marriages, account of 702 Perkins

654
Modern drama, origin and progress Potatoes, mode of preserving them 653
of
709 Prophecy, interpretations of

665
Meteors, on
720 Paint, use of by the ladies

718
Mammuthian mode of making war 724 Rabies Felina

449
Nice, a cavern near it described 669 Reliques, account of

188
National dress, remarks on it 135 Religious coalition

153
Navy, British, remarks on
559 Review of books

344
Neapolitan baron
461 Rhinoceros described

160
Newton-mad man
374 Rhyme, its use in verse

403
Niagara described
482 Roslin castle, account of

66
Ninon De L'Enclos
292 Rhyme with double endings

419
Nile and West Indian crocodile Roman stage and character of Plau.
compared
667

487
Noon and fortnight, etymology of

Review

344, 531, 598, 672
these words
701 Richardson's vanity

315
Novel writing, Mrs. Barbauld on 693 Rotation of the sun

445
Nny, sir William

671 Rooms, modes of heating them 513
Nutriment extracted from bones 311 Robertson, sketch of his life 541

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