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of translating into Chinese, 454; pro-
gress of the two independent versions,
456; Chinese dictionary, 457; au-
thor's objection to the low style of
translation examined, ib. ; alleged un-
suitableness of the naked lert to Hindoo
prejudices, 458 ; author's incredulity
less inexcusable than that affected by
Dr. Bryce, 459; statement of Hindoo
converis, ib. ; efficacy of the translations,
460; vative teachers, ib.; buplism of
a brahmin al Delhi, 461; progress of
schools, 462; co-operation of Hindoos,
463 ; schools for Hindoo females, pro-
gress of, 464 ; author's assertion that
Hindoo fanatics are less extravagant
than English sectaries, 465; state of
the Roman catholic missions, 466.
Dwight's travels in New England, 385,
et seq. ; interest attaching to the early
history of British Ainerica, 385 ;
different sources of interest to the tra-
veller presented by old and new coun-
tries, 387; relative strength and im-
portance of the Atlantic States, 388;
remarkable singing-birds, ib.; bec-eater,
389'; instance of fascination by a snake,
ib. ; peculiarities of the climate, 390;
theory respecting the winds, 391;
longevity and mortality in New Eng-
land, 392; scenery, 393; banks of the
Connecticut, ib. ; classifical?on of the in-
habitanls of New Haven, 394 ; remark-
able burial-ground, 395; English and
French colonies contrasted, 396 ; charac-
ter of the first Nero England colonists,
397 ; steady habits of the republi-
cans, 399; advantage of a monarchy
as presenting an object of loyalty, 400;
exemplary slate of society in Northamp-
ton, il.; imputations of dishonesty
cast on the New Englanders examined,
401; town and village systems of
colonization contrasted in their effects,
402; evils connected with ultra-inde-
pendency, ib. ; effect of a village life
on the mind, disadvantageous, 403; de.
sence of New England inn-keepers, 404;
character of the Bostonians, ib. ;
origin and history of unitarianism,
406; population, &c. of New York,
ib. ; ecclessiastical provision made by the
New York legislaiure, 407; author's
plea for an establishment, ib. ; objec-
tions, 409; author's mistaken view of
the apostolic directions as sanction-
ing a tax, ib. ; taxation inadequate
to the support of the ministry, 410;
state of things in Rhode Island, ib. ; vin-
dication of the first settlers, 411; reo
volution in the sentiments of the Bape
tist body, 412; slale of society in New
York city, ib.
Education, female, remarks on, 333, et
seq. ; advantages aod disadvantages
of boarding schools, 333; arduous
situation of the private governess, 335;
advice to young persons entering on the
lask of tuition, 336; religion, not to be
viewed as merely a part of education,
337; cautions in conveying religious in-
struction, 338; evils of severity, ib.;
Edinburgh Reviewer's remarks on
chastisement controverted, 340; me-
rit of the work, 341.
Egyptian antiquities, discoveries in, 481;
see Champollion and Young.
Emigrants, anecdotes of and hints to,
537, el seg, ; see Faux,
Erskine's, lord, letter on the Greeks,
Establishment, ecclesiastical, norel pre-
dicament of the, 350; its abolition
not contemplated by dissenters, 357;
true objection to, 358 ; Dr. Dwight's
plea for on, 407.
Eusebius, case of, examined, 362, et seq.
Evangelical clergy, portrailure of, 60.
Pain's, baron, manuscript of 1814, 229;
character of, 239; see Napoleon.
Palconer's case of Eusebius, partii.
362, et seq.; state of the question,
362; on the titles of respect used by
Eusebius, 364 ; on the commission
given him by Constantine, 368; Mr.
Nolan's blunder as to the emperor's knor-
ledge of Greek erposed, 369.
Fanaticism, alliance of, to real religion,
50, el seg.
Faux's memorable days in America, 339,
ei seq. ; rage for emigration on the
decline, 529; the ill-bumour of tra.
vellers in America , accounted for,
530; uoreasonableness of their ex-
pectations, 531; author's favourable
prepossessions illustrated, 532; opią
nions of an American federalist, 533;
counter-opinion of a democral, 534 ;
treatment of the slaves in Carolina, 535;
author in danger of assassination from
the slave-hulders, 556 ; unfairness of
the charge agaiost the nation, found.
ed on the practice of the slave-states,
537; anecdotes of English emigrants,
ib.; Birkbeck and Florer, 539; ad-
vice to emigrants, 540; Squire Lidiard,
540; the English prarie, 541; empe-
ror of the prairies, ib.; opinions of hon.
Mr. Law, 549; opinion of Mr. Woods,
5+3; radicals not welcomed in America,
544; the effect of penal severities not
to diminish crime, 545; progress of
population in the United States, 546;
jealousy discovered towards the East-
ern States, 547 ; northern aod south-
ern states coutrasted, 548; prospects
of America and its influence on the
future destinies of the old world, 548.
Female biography, 377, el 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, 3.2; the arbutus, 323 ;
the daisy, 325; the daisy in India by
Montgomery, 327 ; character of P. B.
Shelley, 328; on the bare-bell, 329;
to the poppy, .330; sonnet to the wall-
Power, ib.; moral charm of Auwers, 331;
remarks on botanical nomenulature,
Flowers, on the love and culture of, 319,
el seg. ; morul charm of, S31.
Fry's present for the convalescent, 172,3;
equivocul 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,
233, el seq. ; see Blaquiere and Gell.
Haldane's four treatises, 276, 7; 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 ; see 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 in 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 grouud, 560; dancing and
duinb-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. ; recommendalions of the
Hunter's meinoirs 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,
Indian orisons, 179; circum-
Gell's, Sir W., journey in the Morea,
253, ed seg. ; unfairness of the Au..
thor's attack on the Greeks, 253 ;
climate of Greece unfavourable to liberty,
254 ; the Geeks incapable of conversion,
255 ; author's assertions disproved,
257 ; deceptive cbaracter of his book,
258; recent successes of the Greeks, ib. ;
claiins 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 thiril, character of, 266.
Glenorchy, viscountess, Jones's life of,
Good's letter on the tread-wheel, 549,
et seq. ; see Hippisley.
Gourgaud's, general, memoirs of the
- bistory of France, 229 ; see Napoleon.
Gouerness, private, arduous situation of the,
Greece, mission of British and Foreign-
schcol sociely lo, 83 ; sounel on leaving,
205; see Greeks.
organists, 220; the study of music re.
cominended to young ministers, 292 ;
on the mis-accommodation of secu-
lar music to sacred words, 223; pal-
pable influence of music on those wbo
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.
Kiffin, Orme's life of, 46; anecdotes os,
53, 4; see Orme.
stances which led to author's leaving
the Indians, ib. ; first effects of know-
,ledge bewildering, 180; interesting cha-
racter of the 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 influ-
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 speculatiov to negative the
ipfluence 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, el seg. ; es-
timate of the author's eloquence, 193;
the oration not a new method, 194 ;
on the imporlance of a right temper in
studying the scriplures, 197; on the
preaching of future wove, 198;
of the argument, 200; vindication of
the doctrine of graluitous Sorgiveness,
201; the sinner leji without excuse, 202;
folly and danger of procrastination, 203 ;
author's objection to catechisms exa-
mined, 205; children cupable of very
early religious instruction, 206; author's
charge against the evangelical world
examined, 207; remarks on Mr. Ir-
ving's claims, style, and theological
Italy, superstitions and mariners of, 305.
Las Cases's journal, parts 5 and 6, 229,
el seq.; parts 7 and 8, 494, et seq.;
Law, eulogy on by Hooker, 420 ; and
Laurel-water, French soldiers poisoned by,
Leifchild on Providence, 475, et seq. ;
truths endaugered 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, et seq. ;
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, 590, el
seq, ; character of Mr. Benson, 520;
unsatisfactory nature of the memoirs,
521; talents of Mr. B. as a preacber,
522 ; biographical summary, ib. ; suc-
cess of his labours at 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 bome, 143, et seq. ;
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; exhor,
talion to thanksgiving, 147.
Memoirs of Benson, 520.
- Lady Glenorchy, 377.
Pious Women, 377.
Walker, Mrs. 377.
Middelton's ecclesiastical memoir, 54, el
seg.; 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; nio-
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 bis 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 of 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; Jangers of, 279.
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
jenlousy of the reslored emigrés, 248;
Napoleon defends the Bourbons, 249;
his remarks on the Castlereagh policy, ib. ;
parental fondness of Napoleon, 250; his
singular power of abstruction, 251; in-
discreet conduct of Sir H. Lowe, ib.;
causes of the fall of riapoleon, 494 ;
character of count Rapp, ib. ; mean-
ness and faithlessness of the royalist nobles,
495 ; humane character of Nupoleon,
496; disgrace and reconciliation of connt
Rupp, 498; anecdotes shewing that the
emperor could lake a joke, 499; brave
and noble conduct of the count, 500 ;
conduct of Napoleon previously to the
batlle of Borodino, 501; vicissitudes in
the life of count Rapp, 502 ; Napoleon's
estimule of Wellington, 503 ; remarks
on the arrest of Las Cases, 504.
Narrative of the life of Serjeant B., 278,
el seq. ; dangers of music, 279; re-
marks on whistling, ib. ; cheap living,
280; atlraction of a future world as a
stale in which there is no hunger, ib. ;
author becomes a fifer and teacher of music,
ib. ; einbarks for India, 281.; his
thoughts in the hospital at Prince of
Wales's island, ib. ; mortality of the
regiment, 283; author's return, ib.;
remarkable property of the shark, 284 ;
biblical illustralions, ib.
Neapolitan revolution, inemoirs of the,
342, et seq.
Negro slavery in America, descriplion of,
New England, history and description of,
see Dwight's travels in.
New Testament, Rhemish, specimen of,
442 ; see Versions.
Napoleon Memoirs, 229, et seq. ; 494, et
seg. ; 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 that of the
other belligerents, 233; comparative
view of the most famous generals, ib.;
mililary 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, 210; vigorous tactics of
Orme's memoirs of Kiffin, 46, et seq. ;
resemblance between Kiffin and "Major
Bridgenorth, 47 ; change of public opi-
nion respecting the Puritans, 48; un-
fairness 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 with 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, el seq.
Platts's self-interpreting testament, 187,
Polygamy, Napoleon's desence of the policy
Poor laws, letter to Canning 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, communications con-
Psalmody, remarks on, 214, el seq.
Pulci, remarks on, i14.
Puritans, unfair portrait of, 36; al-
tered state of public sentiment res-
pecting, 47; their phraseology natu-
ral at the time, 51.
85; character and design of 'Mar-
tha,' 88; extracts, 89, et seq.
Remembrancer, the, 80, el seg. ; Quaker
tract societies, 81; mission of the
Friends to Russia and Greece for the es-
Lablishment of schools, 83.
Republics, imaginary, of Plato, &c.
Reveley's notices of distinguished mas-
ters, 469, el 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 Hol-
bein, ib. ; real object of instruction
in the arts of design; plan of study
recommended, ib. ; liber studiorum,
and liber verilalis, ib.
Romans, ancient and modern, super-
stitions common to, 505, el seg.
Royal meinoirs on the French revo-
lution, 434; see Bourbon.
Quaker tract societies, 81.
Quentin Durward, 36, et seq.
Ranken's institutes of theology, 22, et
seg. ; such a
work wanted, 22;
plan and contents, 23; faults in the
arrangement, ib. ; anthor'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 importo
ance, 29; Dr. Cook's remarks on the
best mode of theological study, ib. ;
Howe's remarks on first principles,
30; author's definition of religion,
31; cause of superstition, ib. ; in-
judicious remarks on the proof of the
Divine existence and unity, 32 ; 01
Divine justice, ib. ; opinion of king
James's translators not evidence, 33;
universality of the alonement, St; pre-
destinalion consistent with free agency,
Rapp's, count, memoirs, 494, et seq. ;
Reed's Martha, 84, el seq.; objectionable
title of anthur's former work, 84;
notice of the vindictive attack drawn
down upon him by that publication,
Schools and bome education compared,
333, el seq.
progress of, in Greece, 33; ia
Scientia biblica, 285, 6.
Scilly islands, view of, 371, el seg.; see
Scoresby's voyage to Greenland, 145, el
seg ; perilous nature of the service,
148; Norwegian colonists of E. Greene
land, 149; difficulties of polar naviya-
tion, 150; magnets manufactured by
percussion, 151; emigration of the
wbale, ib, : fine instance of reverence
for the sabbath, 152 ; remarkable effect
of ice-blinks, ib. ; erlraordinary re-
fraclive power of the atmosphere, 153;
atmospheric phuntasmagoria, 154; au.
thor lands on the new discovered
coast, 156; his narrow escape, ab. ;
remarkable preservation of the ship,
157; ice-bergs, ib. ; Quthor's wessel
beset and a-grounit, 158; wondertul
escape, 139, affectilig loss of a seamaa,
Scotcb novels, exceptionable character
of, 36; irreligious tendency of the
novelist's caricatures of fanaticism,
48, el seq.
Sebustianists, account of the sect of, 18.
Shark, remarkable property of the, 984.
Shelley, P. B., character of, 328.
Socinianism incompatible with true
devotion, 168; moral history of, 406.
Southey's history of the Peninsular war,
1, et seq. ; author's qualifications for