Page images

smoke, 256; curious account of the nau-
tical mice of Iceland, 257; cavern of Surt-
shallir, 258; theroaring mount, 259; con-
nexion between its noise and the eruption
of jets of steam and water, 259; striking
superiority of the Icelandic clergy
over those of other countries, 261,2;
commerce of Iceland, 262
Henrietta, Queen of Charles the First, her
character not understood by Hume,
591; engages with the Pope, and the King
of France, to educate her sons in the catholic
religion, ib.; the King's dismissal of her
French household, 598
Hobhouse's illustrations of the fourth
canto of Childe Harold, 323, et seq.;
contents of the work, 323; remarks
on the author's boast of having dis-
covered the cause of Tasso's imprison-
ment, ib.; his abuse of quotations
occurring in his remarks on the burn-
ing of Rome by the Goths, ib. et seq. ;
the devastations under Genseric, Viti-
ges, and Totila, 329, et seq.; his criti-
cism of Muratori, Gibbon, and Tira-
boschi examined, 332, et seq.
Hottentot woman, account of one extremely
corpulent, 414

Hunt's foliage, 484, et seq. ; author's ub-
scure intimations of his principles,
485; beautiful stanzas on a sick child,
486; poetical extract from Words-
worth, 487, 8; Wordsworth's just esti-
mate of the true use of the ancient
mythology, 488; character of the au-
thor's poetic talents, 489; his Invo-
cation, as characteristic of his style,
ib.; further extract, 491; the Nephe-
liads, a song, 491, 2

Iceland, Henderson's journal of a resi-

dence in, 21, et seq. see Henderson.
Ice mountain in Iceland, progressive move-
ment of one towards the sea, 181,2
Idiot boy, remarkable propensity in one to
bees, 125

Ilchester jail, admirable management in the
conducting of it, 64, 6; contrasted with
Bristol jail, 88, 9

Illinois, Birkbeck's letters from, 169, et

Inns, American, east of the mountains, 39
Inquiry into some curious subjects of

history, &c. by T. Moir, 385, et seq.
Insane world, 55, et seq.; design of the

writer, ib.; extract, 56, et seq.
Insects, motions of, 125; have no voices,
128; their noises, 128
Introduction to the Greek language, 468,

Iron-wood, African, its great strength,

Islanders of Scilly, their extreme wretch-
edness, 493, et seq.

Israeli's, D', curiosities of literature,
587, et seg.

Italian evening, poetic description of, 52,


Italians, Eustace's private opinion that their
character was bad, 278

Jails of Ilchester and Bristol, compared, 88,


Japanese mode of interrogating prisoners,

Japan, Rickord's account of Golownin's
captivity in, 379

Japanese, their great humanity to some
Russian captives, 383, 388
Jerram on the impolicy and tendency of
the poor Jaws, 202, et seq.
Jews, their stated sacrifices, 354, 5
Jones's biblical cyclopædia, 266, et seq.;
description of Corinth, 267, 8; its litera-
ture, 268; character of Gallio, 268, 9;
remarks on the Christian church, its
institutes and ministers, 269; inquiry
whether the present order of Christian
churches is consonant to that of the primi
tive churches, 270; author's definition of
conscience, ib.

Journey from Virginia to the Illinois, by
Morris Birkbeck, 33, et seq.
Juvenile delinquency, causes of the
alarming increase of, 83

Kinneir's journey through Asia Minor,
Armenia, and Koordistan, 97, et seq.;
highly advantageous situation of
these provinces, 98; wretched state
of their government, ib.; author's
plan, 99; visits Zerni George, 100;
present state of Nice, 101; description
of eastern posting, ib. ; expeditious tra-
velling of the Sourajees, 101, 2; an-
thor encour.lers a mail Dervish, 102;
Asiatic Greeks, character of, 103; en-
campment of Turkmans, 104; their
character, ib.; Angora, ib.; its va
rious changes, ib.; neighbouring
country not tributary to the Porte, ib.;
independent government of Chapwan
Oglu, ib.; wretched state of the sn
cient Cæsarea, 106; Tarsus, 107;
ruinous state of Scandaroon, 107, 8;
Antioch, 108; its ancient walls very
extensive, ib.; Latakia, 109; san-
guinary revolution at Aleppo, ib. ;
account of a peculiar people called Anty.
ras, ib.; the Druses of Mount Libanus,
110; fine appearance of Nicosi, in Cy-
prus, 111; present state of the island,
ib.; Caraman, 113; Konieh, ib.;
phenomenon of a Turkish attempt to

restore a mutilated piece of statuary,
ib.; Black Castle of Opium, 114;
Boursa, the ancient Prusa, 115; mi-
serable state of the author, 115, 6; his
return to Pera, 116; renews his jour
ney, in company with Mr. Chavasse,
223; visits Terekli or Heraclea, 224;
crosses the Kizil Érmak, or Halys, 225
6; Trebisond, 228; Mr. K.'s life
-threatened by his Greek servant, ib.; the
party cross the Armenian mountains,
228,9; and the Euphrates, 229; plain
of Erzeroum, ib.; interest of the na-
tives in the fate of Bonaparte, ib.;
city of Erzeroum, 230; the river Mo-
rad or water of desire, ib; visit an en-
campment of Koords, ib. ; hostile visit
from the Lesgæ, 230,1; Betlis, 232;
the Beg or governor, ib. ; curious account
of a transmutation of four leaden bullets
into gold, by a persecuted Arabian philoso-
pher, 233, 4; alarming illness of Mr.
Chavasse, 235; harassing difficulties
of their journey to Mousul, 237, et
seq.; the Zezidees, ib.; death of Mr.
Chavasse, 238; Mr. K. enters Bagdad,
ib.; Bussorah, 239; arrives at Bom-
bay, ib.

Kirby and Spence's introduction to En-
tomology, 116, et seq.; subjects of the
present volume, 117; perfect and im-
perfect societies of insects, ib. : ex-
amples of each, ib. et seq.; first esta-
blishment of a colony of Termites, 118, 9;
courage and battles of ants, 120; three
materials collected by bees, 121, 2;
longue of the bee, ib.; the propolis, 123;
the bee's faculty of finding the hive, 123,

bees made use of to disperse a mob, ib.;
remarkable propensity of an idiot boy to
bees, 125; on the motions of insects,
ib.; gossamer webs, 126; great height
at which they are found, 127; ordinary
rate of the flight of house flies, ib. ; in-
sects have no voices, 128; noises of in-
sects, 128, 9; the death watch, ib. ;
grasshoppers kept by the Greeks in cages
for their song, 129
Koordistan, see Kinneir's journey

Lambe, Dr., his violent death, 592, 3
Latakia, its remarkable ruin, 109
Latrobe's visit to South Africa, 401, et

seq.; great importance of the Cape
as a settlement, 402; success of the
Moravian missionaries, 402, 3; their
judgement in selecting missionary sta
tions, 403; cause of Mr. Latrobe's
visit to Africa, 404; his arrival at
Groenekloof, 406; its population, &c.
ib.; Hottentot's mode of celebrating the
author's birthday, 407; proceeds to

Gnadenthal, ib.; visited by a Christian
Caffre woman, 408, 9; character of the
boors, 409; execution of five rebel boors,
410, 11; strength of the iron wood, 412;
defile of Trekata'kou, ib.; composition
of the rock, ib. ; Mr. Fereira's danger-
ous encounter with a tiger, 413; ac-
count of an extremely large Hottentot wo-
man, 414, 15; new missionary station
chosen, 415; battle between two parties
of baboons, 417; various-noises on ship-
board, 418

Lava, extensive streams of, see Hender-
son's Iceland

Law and gospel, Colquhoun's essay on,

30, et seq.

Lectures on scripture doctrines, by W.
B. Collyer, D.D. 151, et seq.
Leprosy, its prevalence in some parts of
Iceland, 185

Lesgæ, a people of Armenia, 230, 1
Letter to an English nobleman, 271, et
seq.; remarks on emancipation, 272;
opinion of Lord Grenville on the ca-
tholic claims, 273; claims of the pro-
testant dissenters, ib.; temporal power
of the church of Rome, 274; concessions
justly demanded from the Roman catholics,
274, 5

Lexicon, Greek, of primitive words, 469,

Lord's supper, Brown's discourses on the
dispensation of, 584, 5

M'William on the origin, operation, and
prevention or cure of the dry rot, 71,
et seq.; opposes the principles of Mr.
Knight and Sir H. Davy in regard to
a supposed effect of light on wood, 72;
differs also from the latter on the tex-
ture of oak, ib.; fungi, the effect as
well as the causes of the dry rot, 73;
means by which the disease is con-
veyed into buildings, ships, &c., 73;
modes of prevention and cure, 73, 4;
on obtaining a uniform circulation of
air, 74; apparatus for that purpose to
be used on shipboard, ib.; annual va-
lue of timber cut down in the United
Kingdoms, 75; excessive importation
of timber, 76; on planting the waste
lands, ib.

[blocks in formation]

507; assertion of Dr. Chalmers that
the existence of the Deity cannot be
ascertained independently of revela-
tion, ib.; consequences of the Doctor's
reasoning, 5038; true effect of the his-
torical evidence of Christianity, ib. ;
legitimate deductions of reason from a
consideration of supernatural phenomena,
509; loose reasoning of Dr. C. in re-
gard to the Atheist, 509, 10; the Atheist
not to be convinced by the ostensible agent's
explanation of miraculous phenomenă,
511; the conversion of the Atheist, who
sees no design in nature, not to be effected
by miracles, ib.; Dr. C.'s different mode
of reasoning in his discourses on the
modern astronomy, 514; fatal conse-
quence of admitting experience to be
the only source of human knowledge,
515; attributes of causes legitimately
deduced from the character of known
effects, ib.; application of this principle
to the existence, &c. of a Deity, 516: fur-
ther objection to Dr. C.'s principle of
reasoning, 516, 17; the internal evi-
dence of Christianity the most effica-
cious in producing a conviction of its
Divine origin, ib.

Memoirs of Fawcett, 240, et seq.
Mendicants, called Tom o' Bedlams, 596;
song of one, 596, 7

Mice of Iceland, curious account of their
nautical expeditions, 257

Minutes of evidence taken before the
committee appointed to consider the
petitions relating to ribbon weavers,
202, et seq.

Modern Greece, a poem, 598, et seq.
Moir's inquiry into some interesting sub-
jects of history, &c. 585, et seq.; origin
of the titles among the Saxons, 586, 7
Moon, mountains of, uncertainty in re-
gard to their existence, 430
Moral state of Iceland, 21, 176
Moravian missionaries, their great suc
cess, 406

Morea, exiles of, 598, 9
Morris, the Rev. Richard, Godwin's life
of, 160, et seq.; his severe military per-
secutions on account of his religious
conduct, ib; see Godwin's life, &c.
Moss-troopers, summary mode of punishing

them, 319

Mythology, its true use in modern poetry,

Nawarth castle, 320; its dungeon, ib.
Neapolitan nobleman, wretched state of one
in slavery at Algiers, 478
Nepheliads, a song, 491, 2

[blocks in formation]

Outram's dissertations on sacrifices, 550,
et seq.; author's opinion of the origin
of sacrifices, 350, 1; nature and design
of the temple, 351; ministers of the
oblations among the Jews, 332; cor-
ban, a term designating all the things
offered to God before the altar, 352;
animals offered in sacrifice by the
Jews, 353; the four animal sacrifices,
ib.; stated sacrifices of the Jews, 354, 5;
types, 355; typical relation of the
sacrifices, 356; on the sacrifice of
Christ, ib.; his priesthood, ib; on the
sacrificial work of Christ as effecting
the salvation of man, 357

Pananti's narrative of a residence in
Algiers, 472; et seq.; degraded state
of Italy, ib.'; misery of the Chris-
tian slaves in Barbary, 473; cause of
Signor Pananti's captivity by the
Algerines, ib; conduct of the Bar-
barians to the captives, 474; their cru-
elty to a Captain of a Tunisian cor-
vette, 475; melancholy fate of a
young lady, one of the captives, ib;
appearance of the captives before the re-
gency, 475,6; humane conduct of the
English Consul, 476; condemnation and
imprisonment of the author and his fellow-
sufferers, ib; wretchedness of a Neapo
litan nobleman, a captive at Algiers, 478;
liberation of the author, with the total
loss of his property, 478, 9; treatment
of the Christian captives at Algiers, 479,
80; liberation of all the captives in
consequence of Lord Exmouth's suc
cessful attack on the city, 481
Patriots, South American, Hackett's

narrative of an expedition that sailed
to join them, 575; et seq.
Paul's school, St. account of its foun-
ders, foundation, and scholars, &c.
See Dr. Carlisle on endowed grammar
schools, &c.

Peculiarity, remarkable, of the Icelanders, in
providing for decayed families, 177
Persecution, the subjects of, 483; the nature
of, ib.

Pike's consolations of gospel truth, 173
Pleasures, domestic, by F. B. Vaux, 61-2
Pocklington school, statement of the perver-

sion of its revenues, 362

Poor laws, pamphlets on, 201, et seq. ;
poverty and its causes, 202, 3; pau-
perism not dependent on population
and provision, 203; labour and capi-
tal necessary to the production of any
kind of commodity, 204; the labourer
has no right to enforce employment,
204, 5; is entitled to a just remune-
ration for his service, ib.; injustice of
the capitalist in reducing wages below
the means of subsistence, 206; inju- .
rious consequence of parish relief, 208;
poverty of the ribbon weavers of Co-
ventry, and its consequences, 208, 9;
Mr. Hale's report of the state of Spital-
fields, 210; poor laws not the primary
cause of poverty, 214; Mr. Courte-
nay's three considerations prior to
abolishing the code of poor laws, ib.;
statute right of the poor to claim
sustenance of the parish, 215; origi-
nal pretence for appropriating livings
to religious houses, ib.; mendicity
an attendant on superstition, ib; acts
against vagrants, ib; begging by
licence allowed, 216; origin of the
poor laws, ib; Mr. Nicolls's remarks
on the poor laws, ib. et seq.; prevalence
of mendicity in the Italian states, 218;
note; claim of discharged seamen to
legal provision, 218; folly and danger
of leaving the maintenance of the
poor to private benevolence, 219, 20;
consequences of the subscriptions for
the Spital-fields weavers, 221; singu
lar remarks of Mr. Jerram on the poor
laws, 222

Poor laws, third report from the select
committee on, 420 et seq.; contents of
the report, ib.; projects for removing
the radical evils of the system, 421;
evil consequence of mixing relief with
wages, 422; two modes of obviating
it considered, 422, 3; proposition of
enacting local bills, 424; obstacles to
such a regulation, 425; separate
maintenance of the children of the

poor, 426; its necessarily heavy ex-
pense, 426, 7; objections of Mr.
Nicolls, to a separate maintenance of
the children of the poor, 428, 9; further
objections stated, 431; tendency of
schools to perpetuate the existing evils,
433; suggestion for combining the
higher and middling class in the exe-
cution of the poor laws, 434; select
vestries not analogous to kirk sessions,
435; election and duties of the elders,
under the session, ib.; management of
their parochial poor's fund, 436; change
to be made in general vestries, accord-
ing to Mr. Sturges Bourne's bill,
436, 7; proposal for returning to the
old law, with regard to settlements,
437; Messrs. Nicoll and Courtenay's
objections to parochial benefit societies,
437, 8; Mr. Courtenay's proposition
for encouraging friendly societies, 440, 1;
on the poor of the dissenters, 442;
great relief afforded to parishes by
dissenting places of worship, 443;
evil tendency ou the feelings, of ab-
stract speculations on the state of the
poor, 443

[blocks in formation]

Rowlatt"s sermons on the doctrines, evi-
dences, and duties of Christianity,
245, et seq.; modern fashionable ser-
mons, 245, 6; author's remarks on hu-
man depravity, 248; on the degree and
extent of man's apostasy, 248, 9; on the
Divine influences, 249; justification,
250; his definition of faith, 250; ex-
tract, 251; his speedy mode for acquiring
saving faith, 251; ignorant charge
against Calvinism, 252; unjust censure
of Calvin, ib.
Russian prisons of Petersburgh and Mos-
cow visited by Mr. Venning, by per-
mission of the Emperor Alexander,
90, 1

Sacrifices, Dr. Outram's dissertations
on, 350, et seq.

Sacrifices, origin of, 350, 1

Saxons, origin of titles among them, 586, 7
Scandaroon, its ruinous state, 107, 8
Scholars in St. Paul's school, origin of the

number, as determined by the founder, 531
Scilly islands, report of the miseries of,
494, et seq.; unproductive nature of the
islands, 494, 5; male inhabitants
chiefly pilots, 495; widows be-
come so generally by their husbands
being drowned, ib.; their unprovided-
for state, ib. ; miseries of the inhabit-
ants chiefly occasioned by the rigorous
enforcement of the preventive sys-
tem, ib.; detail of various cases of ex-
treme wretchedness, 498
Scott's, Walter, Border Antiquities of
England and Scotland, 305, et seq.;
character of the work, 307; funeral
monuments of the Celtic tribes, 308;
locality and extent of the border
country, ib,; the ramparts and wall
between the two kingdoms, ib.; cir-
cumstances that tended to determine the
present boundaries of the two kingdoms,
309; clanship of Scotland not de-
stroyed by the feudal system, 310;
benefits occasioned by the founding
of abbeys on the borders, ib.; ruinous
consequences of Edward the First's usur-
pation of the Scottish crown, 311; defen-
sive system adopted by the Scots, 312;
devastating inroads of the Earls of
Essex and Hertford, 313; character,
&c. of the borderers, 314; their women,
315; prisoners, ib.; religion, 316;
anecdote of Cameron, 317; duties of the
wardens, ib.; oath of purgation, 318;
punishment of the moss troopers, 319;
dungeon of Bothwell castle, ib.; Nawarth
castle, 320; its dungeon, ib. ; anecdote
of Sir Gideon Murray of Elibank tower,

321; admirable intrepidity of Black Ag
nes of Dunbar castle, 322
Selkirk, Alexander, Steele's account of him,


Sermons on Popery, by the Rev. W.
Borrows, 482, 3

Shires or counties before the time of Alfred,

Simons's, the Rev. John, letter, Snow's
reply to, 242, et seq.

Sinclair's, Miss Hannah, letter on the
principles of the Christian faith, 77,
8; sanctification a progressive work, 78;
state of the young convert, ib.
Skaftar Yokul, its tremendous explosion
in 1783, 184; its present appearance,

Slaves, sale of, at Norfolk in Virginia, 35
Slavery, its baneful influence on Ameri-
can morals, 37,8

Smith, Lucy, a tale, 389, et seq.; ax-
thor's explanatory preface, 390; the
story, 391, et seq.; evident design
and tendency of the work, 392
Smith's illustrations of the Divine go-

vernment, 336, et seq.; on carrying
speculative opinions beyond their cir-
cumscribed limits, 337; caution in
regard to the management of opinions
of a speculative nature, ib.; dangerous
consequences of a licentious specula-
tion on the doctrine of Divine punish-
ment, ib.; author's mode of treating
his subject, 338; real question, whe-
ther there is in the gospel any pro-
visional promise for the finally impe-
nitent, 339; the gospel statement of
the doctrine, 340, 1; heavy responsi-
bility of those who preach a final state
of happiness to the unrepentant,
341, 2; a second pretence urged for
preaching this supplementary gospel,
342; the legitimate authority of the
Christian minister, 343; on the doc-
trine of final restitution, as connected
with the plea of benevolence, 344, et
seq; prevalence of a spurious benevo-
lence, ib.; inquiry if the doctrine was
preached to the faith of the primitive-
believers, 346,7; remarks on the al-
leged superior humanity of the abet-
tors of the system, 348; indefinite ex-
pectations of happiness indulged by
sceptics of contemplative habits, 349;
the author's argument from the infinite
wisdom and benevolence of the Deity exa-
mined and exposed, 540; difference in
the distribution of favours by the Deity
improperly called partiality, 542, 3; man
declared to be wholly the creature of cir-
cumstance, 544; on punishment, ib.; all

« ՆախորդըՇարունակել »