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of translating into Chinese, 454 ; pro- dication of the first settlers, 411; rem
gress of the two independent versions, volution in the sentiments of the Bap-
456; Chinese dictionary, 457; au- tist body, 412; slale of society in New
thor's objection to the low style of York city, ib.
translation examined, ib. ; alleged un-
suitableness of the naked text to Hindoo Education, female, remarks on, 333, et
prejudices, 458 ; author's incredulity seq. ; advantages and disadvantages
less inexcusable than that affected by of boarding schools, 333; arduous
Dr. Bryce, 459; statement of Hindoo situation of the private governess, 335;
converts, ib. ; efficacy of the translations, advice to young persons entering on the
460; native teachers, ib.; baptism of task of tuition, 336; religion not to be
a brahmin al Delhi, 461; progress of viewed as merely a part of education,
schools, 462; co-operation of Hindoos, 337; camions in conveying religious in.
463 ; schools for Hindoo females, pro- struction, 338 ; evils of severity, ib.;
gress of, 464 ; author's assertion that Edinburgh Reviewer's remarks on
Hindoo fanatics are less extravagant chastisement controverted, 340; me-
than English sectaries, 465; state of rit of the work, 341.
the Roman catholic missions, 466. Egyptian antiquities, discoveries in, 481;
Dwight's travels in New England, 385, see Champollion and Young.
et seq. ; interest attaching to the early Emigrants, anecdotes of and bints to,
history of British Ainerica, 385; 537, et seq. ; see Faux.
different sources of interest to the tra- Erskine's, lord, letter on the Greeks,
veller presented by old and new coun- 253, 264,
tries, 387; relative strength and im- Establishment, ecclesiastical, norel pre-
portance of the Atlantic States, 388; dicament of the, 350; its abolition
remarkable singing-birds, ib.; bee-eater, not contemplated by dissenters, 357;
389; instance of fascination by a snake, true objection to, 358 ; Dr. Dwight's
ib. ; peculiarities of the climate, 390; plea for an, 407.
theory respecting the winds, 391; Eusebius, case of, examined, 362, et seq.
longevity and mortality in New Eng- Evangelical clergy, portraiture of, 60.
Jand, 392; scenery, 393; banks of the
Connecticut, ib. ; classificatron of the in- Pain's, baron, manuscript of 1814, 229;
habitants of New Haven, 394 ; remark- character of, 239; see Napoleon.
able burial-ground, 395; English and Falconer's case of Eusebius, part ji.
French colonies contrasted, 396; charac- 362, et seq. ; state of the question,
ter of the first New England colonists, 362; on the titles of respect used by
397; steady habits of the republic Eusebius, 364 ; on the commission
cans, 399; advantage of a monarchy given him by Constantine, 368; Mr.
as presenting an object of loyalty, 400; Nolan's blunder as to the emperor's know-
exemplary state of society in Northamp- ledge of Greek erposed, 369.
lon, ib.; imputations of dishonesty Fanaticism, alliance of, to real religion,
cast on the New Englanders examined,
50, et seg
401; town and village systems of Faux's memorable days in America, 529,
colonization contrasted in their effects, et seq. ; rage for emigration on the
402; evils connected with ultra-inde- decline, 529; the ill-humour of tra.
pendency, ib. ; effect of a village life vellers in America accounted for,
on the mind, disadoantageous, 403; de. 530; unreasonableness of their ex-
fence of New England inn-keepers, 404; pectations, 531; author's favourable
character of the Bostonians, ib. ; prepossessions illustrated, 532; opi-
origin and history of unitarianism, nions of an American federalist, 533;
406; population, &c. of New York, counter-opinion of a democral, 594 ;
ib. ; ecclessiastical provision made by the treatment of the slaves in Carolina, 535;
New York legislature, 407; author's author in danger of assassination from
plea for an establishment, ib. ; objec- the slave-bolders, 536 ; unfairness of
tions, 409; author's mistaken view of
the charge against the nation, found.
the apostolie directions as sanction- ed on the practice of the slave-states,
ing a tax, ib. ; taxation inadequate 537; anecdotes of English emigrants,
to the support of the ministry, 410; ib. ; Birkbeck and Flower, 539; ad-
state of things in. Rhode Island, ib. ; vin- vice to emigrants, 540; Squire Lidiard,
540; the English prairie, 541; empe-
ror of the prairies, ib. ; opinions of kon.
Mr. Law, 542 ; opinion of Mr. Woods,
543; radicals not welcomed in America,
544; the effect of penal severities not
to diminish crime, 545; progress of
population in the United Siates, 546;
jealousy discovered towards the East-
ern States, 547 ; northern and south-
ern states contrasted, 548 ; prospects
of America and its influence on the
future destinies of the old world, 548.
Female biography, 377, et seq.
education, remarks on, 333, el seg.
Flora domestica, 319, et seq., love of
botany distinguished from a love of
flowers, 319; design of the author,
321 ; interest inspired by domestica-
ted plants, 322; the arbutus, 323 ;
the daisy, 325 ; the daisy in India by
Montgomery, 327 ; character of P. B.
Shelley, 528 ; on the hare-bell, 329 ;
to the poppy, 330; sonnet to the wall-
flower, ib.; moral charm of Arwers, 331;
remarks on botanical nomenclature,
Flowers, on the love and culture of, 319,
el seg. ; morul charm of, 531.
Fry's present for the convalescent, 172,3;
equivocal nature of sick-bed professions,
172; criticism on Heb. vi. 2. 173.
Greenland, Scoresby's voyage to, 148,
et seq. ; see Scoresby,
Greeks, publications on the cause of the,
253, et seq.; see Blaquiere and Gell.
Haldane's four treatises, 276, ; conse-
quence of substituting the manner of be.
lieving for the object of belief, 276 ;
true end of self-examination, ib. ;
criticism on Psal. xc. 3., ib. ; grand
end of the incarnation, 277.
Hieroglyphic literature, recent disco-
veries in, 481 ; sue Champollion and
Hindoos, character of the, 294, et seq. ;
Hippisley, sir J. C. on prison labour,
549, et seq. ; author's objections to
the tread-mill, 550; opinion of his
physician, 552 ; objection on the
ground of accidents considered, 554 ;
testimonies iu favour of the unobjec-
tionable nature of the exercise, 555 ;
Dr. Good's denial that habit facilitates
exertion considered, 556 ; Sir Gilbert
Blane's opinion, ib. ; effects of over.
exertion considered as an objection,
557; the crank-mill not less objec-
tionable, ib.; sarcophagous effects of
the tread-mill, 558; experimentum
crucis, ib. ; objection founded on the
ultimate tendency of the tread-mill,
559 ; Dr. Good's foresighted opinion,
ib. ; crank-mill compared with tread.
mill on this ground, 560 ; dancing and
dumb-bells, 561; thanks to the ob-
Historians, ancient, character of, 431, el
Holbein, biographical notice of, 471.
Holmes's account of the United States,
529; character of the work, 545.
Horses, singular batlle among, 20.
Hortus anglicus, 332, 3; design of the
work, 332 ; objections to the nomen-
clature, ib. ; recommendations of the
Hunter's memoirs of a captivity, 173, et
seq. ; account of the author, 174;
noble character of an old Konza Indian,
ib.; author's feelings on the death of his
foster-mother, 175; remarkable cavern,
176; affectionate treatment of the au-
ihor by an Osage squaw, ib. ; author's
prejudices against the whites, 177;
expedition across the rocky moun-
tains, ib. ; his sensations on first viewing
the ocean, 178; icthyophagite tribes,
ib. ; indian orisons, 179; circum-
Gell's, Sir W., journey in the Morea,
253, el seg. ; unfairness of the Au-
thor's attack on the Greeks, 253 ;
climate of Greece unfavourable to liberty,
254 ; the Greeks incapable of conversion,
255 ; author's assertions disproved,
257; deceptive character of his book,
258 ; recent successes of the Greeks, ib. ;
claims of the Greeks examined as
founded on their national origin, 261;
as resting on their Christianity, 262;
the Greek compared with the Turk,
263 ; success of the Bible Society in
Greece, ib. ; critical state of the
Turkish empire, 26+.
George the third, character of, 266.
Glenorchy, viscountess, Jones's life of,
Good's letter on the tread-wheel, 549,
el seq. ; see Hippisley.
Gourgaud's, general, memoirs of the
history of France, 229; see Napoleon.
Governess, pricate, arduous situation of the,
Greece, mission of British and Foreign
school society to, 83; sonnet on leaving,
265; see Greeks.
organists, 220 ; the study of music re-
commended to young ministers, 222 ;
on the mis-accomınodation of secu-
lar music to sacred words, 223; pal-
pable influence of music on those who
have no knowledge of the science,
225; specimens of disgraceful impro-
priety in modern psalmody, 226; no-
tice of Cule's view of psalmody, 227;
Hooker's eulogy on music, ib.
Biffin, Orme's life of, 46; anecdotes of,
53, 4; see Orıne.
stances which led to author's leaving
the Indians, ib. ; first effects of know-
ledge bewildering, 180; interesting cha-
racter of tbe work, 181. ,
Indians, North American, details de-
scriptive of, 174, et seq. ; see Hunter.
Illinois settlers, account of, 540,
Influences of the Holy Spirit considered,
566, et seq. ; doctrine of divine intu-
ence held by heathens, 567; prayer
irrational on any other ground, 568 ;
superstition got rid of at the expense
of religious faith, ib. ; tendency of
theological speculatiou to negative the
influence of truth, 569; doctrine
stated, ib. ; the belief of truth an ef-
fect which requires an efficient cause,
570; necessity of Divine influence to
spiritual life proved by facts, ib. ; no
practical difficulty involved in the
doctrine, 572 ; on different kinds of
Divine influence, ib.; how far resisti-
ble, ib. ; connexion of the doctrine
with prayer, 573,
Instrumental music in Christian worship
Irving's orations, &c. 195, et seq. ; es-
timate of the author's eloquence, 193;
the oration not a new method, 194;
on the imporlance of a right lemper in
studying the scriplures, 197; on the
preaching of future wve, 198 ; contents
of the argument, 200; uindicalion of
the doctrine of graluitous forgiveness,
201; the sinner left without excuse, 202;
folly and danger of procrastination, 203;
author's objection to catechisms exa-
mined, 205 ; children capable of very
curly religious instruction, 206 ; author's
charge against the evangelical world
examined, 207; remarks on Mr. Ir-
ving's claims, style, and thcological
Italy; superstitions and manners of, 305.
Las Cases's journal, parts 5 and 6, 229,
el seq.; parts 7 and 8, 494, el seg.;
Law, eulogy on by Hooker, 420 ; and
Laurel-water, French soldiers poisoned by,
Leifchild on Providence, 475, et seq. ;
trulhs endangered by their intimate
relation to predominant errors, 475;.
the unity of the church lost sight of,
ib. ; the church the main object of the
care of Providence, 476; providential
supremacy of the Saviour, 478.
Liber veritatis, notice of, 472, 3.
Louis xvi., xvii., xviii., anecdotes of,
435, et seq. ; see Bourbon.
Lloyd's bible catechism, 185, 6.
Jones's life of viscountess Glenorchy,
377, et seq. ; remarks on religious bio-
graphy, 377; character, of the work,
Jowett's musæ solitariæ, 211, el seg. ;
design and merits of the work, 211;
church music spoiled by the reforma-
tion, 213; Dr. Watts's complaint as
to the state of our psalmody still ap-
plicable, 214 ; lawfulness of instru-
mental music in Christian worship,
215; singing not music, 216; moral
design of music, 217; opposite influ-
ence of congregational singing, 219;
the organ vindicated, ib.; clerks and
Macdonald's memoirs of Benson, 520, et
seq. ; character of Mr. Benson, 520 ;
unsatisfactory pature of the memoirs,
521; talents of Mr. B. as a preacher,
522; biographical summary, ib. ; suc-
cess of his labours al Hull, 523 ; noble
instance of generosity and zeal in a plais-
lerer, ib. ; last moments of Mr. Benson,
M'Farlane's, principal, case, report of
proceedings relative to, 467, 562 ;
speech of Dr. Chalmers, 563 ; speech of
Mr. Burns, ib.
Maio's Cicero de republica, 413; see
March's sabbaths at home, 143, el seg. ;
devotional writers generally defective
in purity of doctrine, 143; Leighton
an exception, 144; character of the
present work, ib.; direction given to the
social principle by religion, 145; echor-
lation to thanksgiving, 147.
Memoirs of Benson, 520.
Lady Gleboroby, 377.
Pious Women, 377.
Walker, Mrs. 377.
Middelton's ecclesiastical memoir, 54, et
seq.; cause of the declension of the
episcopal church, ib.; the church not
national, 55 ; connexion of evangeli-
cal preaching and the prosperity of an
establishment, 56; author's apology
for the test-acl exposed, ib, ; applica-
tion for the repeal successful in the
house of coinmons, 57; author's re-
marks on the rise of methodism, 58 ;
state of the establishment al this period,
59; portraiture of the evangelical clergy,
Mills's travels of Ducas, 97, et seq.; re-
marks on fictitious travels, 97; mo-
dern book-making, 98; character of
the present work, 99; criticism on
Dante, 103 ; character of the divina com.
media, ib. ; Dante the most original
and learned of poets, 107; on the
passion of Petrarch for Laura, 108;
criticism on his sonnets, 109; charac-
ter of Boccaccio, 110; criticism on his
Decamerone, 111; his prose version of
Homer, 112; minor poets of the 14th
century, 113; epic of Italy, ib. ; re-
marks on Pulci, 114; Francesco Bello,
ib. ; nolice oj Boiardo, ib.; merit of
Ariosto, 115; the Orlando Furioso, 116;
author's research, 117.
Missions, Dubois's attack on, 289; Ro-
man Catholic, state of, in the East,
Montholon's, count de, memoirs of the
history of France, 229; see Napoleon.
Monumental effigies, Stothard's, 314.
Mother's portrait, a, 377, 381.
Music, its moral design, 217; Hooker's
eulogy on, 227; dangers of, 279.
Napoleon Memoirs, 229, et seq. ; 494, et
seq. ; historical value of the several
publications, 229; extreme jealousy
displayed by Napoleon towards Mo-
reau and others, 230; his policy in
marching upon Moscow defended, 231;
loss of France less than tbat of the
other belligerents, 233; comparative
view of the most famous generals, ib.;
military character of Julius Cæsar, 234;
defence of Napoleon against the im-
putation of rashness, 235; the MS.
from St. Helena not genuine, ib. ; dif-
ference between the land and the naval
service, 236; cause assigned for the defeat
of the French navy, 237; origin and po-
licy of polygamy, 238; anecdote of the
Rosetta ladies, 239; campaign of
1814, ib.; narrow escape of Napoleon at
Maizières, 240; vigorous tactics of
Napoleon after his defeat at Brienne,
ib.; Napoleon ill-supported by his gene-
rals--conduct of Victor, 241 ; congress
of Chatillon, 243; Napoleon lodged by
a curé al Herbisse, 244 ; his narrow es-
cape at Arcis, 245; his last conference
with his marshals, ib. ; character of Las
Cases as a journalist, 246 ; pride and
jealousy of the restored emigrés, 248;
Napoleon defends the Bourbons, 219;
his remarks on the Castlereagh policy, ib. ;
parental fondness of Napoleon, 250; his
singular poroer of abstraction, 251; in-
discreel conduct of Sir H. Lowe, ib. ;
causes of the fall of liapoleon, 494 ;
character of count Rapp, ib. ; mean-
ness and faithlessness of the royalist nobles,
495 ; humane character of Nupoleon,
496; disgrace and reconciliation of count
Ropp, 498; anecdotes shewing That the
emperor could take a joke, 499; brave
and noble conduct of the count, 500 ;
conduct of Napoleon previously to the
battle of Borodino, 501; vicissitudes in
the life of count Rapp, 502; Napoleon's
eslimnle of Wellington, 503 ; remarks
on the arrest of Las Cases, 504.
Narrative of the life of Serjeant B., 278,
et seq. ; dangers of music, 279; re-
marks on whistling, ib. ; cheap living,
280; attraction of a fulure world as a
stale in which there is no hunger, ib. ;
aruhur becomes a fifer and teacher of music,
ib.; embarks for India, 281.; his
thoughts in the hospital at Prince of
Wales's island, ib. ; mortality of the
regiment, 283; author's return, ib.;
Temarkable property of the shark, 284 ;
biblical illustrations, ib.
Neapolitan revolution, memoirs of the,
342, et seq.
Negro slavery in America, description of,
New Englaud, history and description of,
see Dwight's travels in.
New Testament, Rhemish, specimen of,
442; see Versions.
Orme's memoirs of Kiffin, 46, et seg. ;
resemblance between Kiffin and Major
Bridgenorth, 47; change of public opi-
nion respecting the Puritans, 48; un-
fairness of the novelist, ib.; religion
rendered ludicrous by caricatures of
its professors, 49; relation of fanati-
cism to real religion, 50 ; phraseology
of the puritans not formed on the
scriptures, 51; their doctrines, not
their phrases, ridiculed by their con
temporaries, 52 ; character of Kiffin,
ib.; his interview zeilh James II., 53;
his munificence, 54.
Paterson's letter to Norris, 189.
Pauperism, remarks on, 141; see Chal-
Petrarch, criticism on, 108,
Peveril of the Peak, 36, et seq.
Platts's self-interpreting testament, 187,
Polygamy, Napoleon's defence of the policy
Poor laws, letter to Capping on the
English, 117; see Chalmers.
Popery, heathen character of the rites
of, 511, et seq.
Prison discipline society, contradictory
objections to the system of the, 549.
labour, commupications con-
Psalmody, remarks on, 214, el seg.
Pulci, remarks on, 114.
Puritans, unfair portrait of, 36; al-
tered state of public sentiment res-
pecting, 47; their phraseology natu-
ral at the time, 51.
Quaker tract societies, 81.
Quentin Durward, 36, el seq.
85 ; character and design of Mar-
tha,' 88; extracts, 89, et seg.
Remembrancer, the, 80, el seq. ; Quaker
tract societies, 81; mission of the
Friends to Russia and Greece for the es-
tablishment of schools, 83.
Republics, imaginary, of Plato, &c.
Reveley's notices of distinguished mas-
ters, 469, et seq. ; value attached to
sketches of masters accounted for,
469; merit of engraved copies of
drawings, 471; object of the present
work, ib, ; biographical notice of Hot
bein, ib. ; real object of instruction
in the arts of design; plan of study
recommended, ib. ; liber studiorum,
and haber veritatis, ib.
Romans, ancient and modern, super-
stitions common to, 505, et seq.
Royal meinoirs on the Freuch revo-
lution, 434 ; see Bourlon.
Schools and home education compared,
333, et seq.
progress of, in Greece, 83; in
Scientia biblica, 285, 6.
Scilly islands, view of, 371, et seq.; see
Scoresby's voyage to Greenland, 148, et
seg. ; perilous nature of the service,
148; Norwegian colonists of E. Green-
land, 149; difficulties of polar navige-
tion, 150; magnets manufactured by
percussion, 151; emigration of the
whale, ib. : fine instance of reverence
for the sabbath, 152 ; remarkable effect
of ice-blinks, ib. ; extraordinary re-
fractive power of the atmusphere, 153;
atmospheric phantasmagoria, 154 ; au-
thor lands on the new discovered
coast, 156; his narrow escape, ib.;
remarkable preservation of the ship,
157; ice-bergs, ib. ; author's Desse!
beset and a-ground, 158; wonderful
escape, 159; offecling loss of a seaman,
Scotch novels, exceptionable character
of, 36 ; irreligious tendency of the
novelist's caricatures of fanaticism,
48, et seq.
Sebastianists, account of the sect of, 18.
Shark, remarkable property of the, 284.
Shelley, P. B., character of, 328.
Socinianism incompatible with true
devotion, 168; moral history of, 406.
Southey's history of the Peninsular war,
1, el seq. ; author's qualifications for
Ranken's institutes of theology, 22, et
seq. ; such a work wanted, 22;
plan and contents, 23; faults in the
arrangement, ib.; author's absurd
eulogy on order, 24 ; ' method of in-
dependents' deprecated, 25; the Scrip-
tures require to be arranged, 27; un-
soundness of the author's opinion ex-
posed, ib. ; necessity of confessions of
faith, 28; author's absurd represen-
tation of their fundamental import.
ance, 29; Dr. Cook's remarks on the
best mode of theological study, ib. ;
Howe's remarks on first principle,
30; author's definition of religion,
31; cause of superstition, ib. ; in-
judicious remarks on the proof of the
Divine existence and unity, 32 ; on
Divine justice, ib. ; opivion of king
James's translators not evidence, 33;
universality of the alonement, S4; pre-
destination consistent with free agency,
Rapp's, count, memoirs, 494, et seq. ;
Reed's Martha, 84, el seq. ; objectionable
title of author's former work, 84;
notice of the vindictive attack drawn
down upon him by that pablication,