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Hallam (Robert, Bishop of Salisbury), de-
puted to the councils of Pisa and of Con-
stance, 332—singular dispute whether
the English were entitled to rank as a
nation, and to vote accordingly, ib.-
conduct of the bishop on this occasion,
and arguments adduced on both sides,
333, 334—his death, and the honours
paid to his memory, 337.
Harrington's Translation of Ariosto, charac-
ter of, 5, 6.
Havannah, state of the slave-trade at, 592.
Henry of Huntingdon's History, character
of, 282, 283.
Henry VIII., the play of, how got up un-
der Mr. Kemble's direction, 228.
History, sources of, 251—first, individual
biography, ib-secondly, chronicles, ib.
252,253—difficulty of extracting truth
from the scanty memorials of remote
ages, ib. 254. See Anglo-Saxons.
Hlothaere, notice of the laws of, 259.
Horticultural Society, notice of, 162.
Hume (Mr.), want of critical investigation
of ancient authorities in the earlier part
of his History, 249,250.
Humphreys (James), Observations on the
Laws of Real Property, 540—important
distinction, established by him, between
political and civil institutions, as regarded
with a view to correction, 541, 542–
sketch of the existing law of real pro-
perty and the evils arising out of it, 545
—558—remedies suggested for its de-
fective state, 559–574—concluding re-
marks, 575—579. See Real Property.
Ichthyosaurus, a fossil oviparous quadru-
ped, notice of, 521.
Ingulphus (Abbot of Croyland), sources of
his Chronicle critically investigated, 289
—293—detection of its anachronisms,
294—account of the several manuscripts
of it which are extant, 294–296.
Ireland's forgery of the Shakspeare MSS.,
notice of, 233.
Iron Mask, various conjectures respecting
the prisoner so called, 20, 21—the real
person confidential agent of a Duke of
Mantua, who had disappointed Louis
XIV. in a political intrigue, 22—abstract
of the circumstances which led to his
detention, 23–25—and of his arrest, 26
–29—account of his imprisonment in
the Isle of St. Marguerite, 30, 31—and
in the Bastille, 32—his death, ib, 33–
remarks on the conduct of Louis XIV.
towards him, 34.
Jewell, (John) diligent studies of, 343–
appointed Bishop of Salisbury, ib.-his
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Language, atrocious perversion of, by the
French slave-dealers, 594, 595.
Laws, observations on the registration of,
Laws of Æthylbyrht, notice of 259—of
Hlothaere, Eadric, Wihtraed, 260—of
some succeeding kings, 260—the Anglo-
Saxon laws confirmed by William the
Norman, 260—extract from one of his
laws in Norman French, 261—compari-
son of it with the style of the Anglo-
Saxon laws, 262, 263—the latter where
Library of the British Museum, 157–
number of books there, ib.-and in the
Bodleian library, ib.—in the Vatican and
some other libraries, ib.
‘Linen manufactures of Ireland and Scot-
land, 70, 71.
Linnean Society, notice of the labours of,
Liverpool Royal Institution and Botanic
Garden, notice of, 168.
London Institution, notice of, 162.
London, publications on the Architectural
Improvements of, 179, 180—analysis of
them, with remarks, 184—189—sketch
of ancient London, 180, 183—particu-
larly of old London Bridge, 181—St.
Paul's Cathedral, ib.—Sir Christopher
Wren's plan for rebuilding the city after
the Great Fire, 183—notice of Mr.
Gwynne's plans for the improvement of
the metropolis, 183—his suggestions for
improving the communications of the
metropolis, 190–192—and also for in-
creasing its architectural splendour, 192
Long (Sir Charles), Short Remarks and
Suggestions upon the Improvements now
carried on, 180—analysis of them, 187
Longspee, (William, Earl of Salisbury)
biographical account of, 327, 328.
Louis XIV., negociations of, with Ferdinand
Charles Duke of Mantua, for the fortress
of Casal, 22—24—is foiled, 25—causes
Matthioli, the duke's agent, to be arrested,
26, 27—observations on his treatment of
the latter, 32.
Macbeth, character of, how performed by
Mr. Kemble, 218, 219—the play of,
how got up under his direction, 227,
Malays of Sumatra, character and habits
Mammiferous animals, fossil organic re-
mains of, 510–512—observations on
the marine deposits with which the
Voyage, 378—causes of the failure of
this voyage, 379–manner in which the
winter was passed, ib. 380—advantages
of Silvester's warming apparatus, 380,
381—occupations of the seamen, 381–
successful re-establishment of the schools,
ib.-the Fury driven on shore, and ob-
liged to be abandoned, 382—nautical
observations made by Captain Parry,
383,384—notice of Mr. Crowe's settle-
ment on Greenland, 386—accuracy of
the narratives of our early navigators to
the Polar Seas, 386—Captain Parry's
views on the subject of a North-West
Passage, unaltered, 387—his recommen-
dations for a further voyage, 389—pre-
parations making for it, ib. 390.
Parseval, (F. A.) Philippe-Auguste, Poème
Heroique, 399—pompous announcement
of the work by the author, ib. 400—plan
of the poem, with extracts and remarks,
Perobotero, import of the word, 489 and
Perpetuities, observations on, 570, 571.
Petrarch, sonnet of, translated, 7.
Philip II. anecdote of, 307.
Plants, fossil, notice of, 527,528.
Plesiosaurus, a fossil oviparous quadruped,
notice of, 521, 522.
Pope's translation of the Iliad, defects of,
Population of Sumatra, why reduced, 104.
Portugueze, associated with the French in
the slave-trade, 592—and next to the
French traders, in point of numbers,
and equal to them in atrocity, 595—in-
stances of Portugueze cruelty, 596.
Posts, origin and progress of, 79—priority
of their establishment in England over
France, ib-progressive increase in the
post office revenues, 80.
Pottery, superior manufacture of, in Eng-
Primogeniture, observations on the law of,
Prior (James), Memoir of the Right Hon.
Edmund Burke, 457—character of his
work, 459,600. See Burke.
Protestants, persecutions of, at Salisbury,
Pterodactyls, or fossil flying lizards, notice
Publications (New,) Lists of, 299–304.
Quadrupeds, oviparous fossil, account of,
521 – 523 — herbivorous quadrupeds,
Real Property, sketch of the existing laws
of Lionel Woodville, the next bishop,
338—character of Thomas Langton, ib.
persecution of protestants by him, 338,
339—reception of the bishop, Cardinal
Campeggio, 341, 342—characters of
Bishops Shaxton, 342—John Capon, ib.
of Bishop Jewell, 343—magnitude of
his episcopal labours, 344—his death, ib.
—tributes to his memory, 345—his
munificent patronage of Hooker, ib. 346
—character of Jewell's successors, Cold-
well and Cotton, 346—curious anecdote
of a bishop of Salisbury and a presby-
terian, ib.-notice of Bishops Duppa
and Ward, 347—subsequent bishops, ib.
348—observations on the more recent
alterations of Salisbury Cathedral, 348.
Sandoval; or the Freemason, 488—stric-
tures on the author's pamphlet, vindi-
cating Don Esteban, ib. 489, 490—and
on his character of the Spanish clergy,
491, 492—anatomical blunder of the
author's, 493–malice of the author
against Ferdinand, King of Spain, 494
—the character of Ferdinand considered,
494–497—vindication of him from an
atrocious accusation, 498–insubordina-
tion of the Spanish army under Mina,
499, 500—account of the Lodges of the
Comuneros, 500 — 502 — and of an
apostle of profligacy and atheism, sent
forth by the secret societies, 503, 504
—remarks on the present state of parties
in Spain, 505, 506.
Saxon sculpture, character of, 121—account
of the Saxon Chronicle, 277–279.-See
Scientific institutions of Great Britain, ac-
count of, the Royal Society, 154–British
Museum, 155–158—Linnean Society,
159—Royal Institution, ib.—College of
Surgeons, ib. 160—Library and Museum
of the India Company, 161–Horticul-
tural Society, 162—London Institution,
ib.—Geological Society of London, ib.—
Astronomical Society of London, 163–
Observatory at Oxford, 164—Dublin, ib.
—observatories at the Cape of Good Hope
and Madras, ib.-Ashmolean Museum
of Natural History at Oxford, 166—Lite-
rary and Philosophical Society of Man-
chester, 167—Royal Geological Society
of Cornwall, 168–Liverpool Royal In-
stitution and Botanic Garden, ib.—
Philosophical Society of Cambridge, 169
—Bristol Institution, for the advance-
ment of science, literature, and the arts,
169—Yorkshire Philosophical Society,
170, 171—other provincial institutions,
for promoting science and the fine arts,
Scott (Sir Walter), Lives of the Novelists,
329—origin of the publication, ib.-
Sir Walter's opinion on the tendency of
novels, 365—strictures thereon, 366,
367—his remarks on the novels of Bage,
and on the morality of modern sophis-
try, 367–370–comparison between
Sinollett and Fielding, 372—376—in-
fluence of the novels by the author of
Waverley, on the novel-literature of
the age, 377, 378. See Novels.
Sculpture, origin of, 118—character of the
sculpture of the Egyptians, ib.--of the
Greeks, 119—of the Romans, 120--of
the Saxons, 121—of the Normans, ib.-
of the productions of modern English
sculptors, 123—particularly Cibber, ib.
—Rysbrach and Sheemaker, ib. 124–
Roubiliac, 124, 125—Wilton, 125–
Bacon, ib. 126—Bankes, 126—Nolle-
kens, 127—Flaxman, 128—Westmacott,
129—131 — Chantrey, 131 — 133 —
Bailey, 133—causes of the indifferent
success of British sculpture, 134, 135–
observations on the sculpture of Canova,
Seals, use of among the Anglo-Saxons, 268,
269, and notes.
Shakspeare's Hamlet, analysis of the cha-
racter of, 210, 211 — comparison of
Messrs. Garrick's and Kemble's per-
formance of this character, 21.1—213–
remarks on Mr. Kemble's performance
of his Richard III., 218—Macbeth, ib.
219–Hotspur, 219, 220–Henry V.,
220–Coriolanus, 222, 223—and on the
manner in which the plays of Macbeth
and Henry VIII. were represented,
under Mr. Kemble's direction, 227, 228.
Shaxton, Bishop of Salisbury, notice of,
Sheemaker's sculpture, character of, 123,
Shelley (P. B.), posthumous poems, 136–
specimens of his translations from Goethe's
Faust, 149 – 151 — character of them,
148—specimen of his version of the
Cyclops, 151, 152.
Shells (fossil), notice of 526.
Sheridan, anecdotes of, 245—in what man-
ner his Pizarro was composed, 246.
Siddons (Mrs.), anecdote of, 216.
Silk manufacture, antiquity of 64—intro-
duction of silk worms in Europe, ib.-
origin and progress of this manufacture
in France, ib. 65—value of the silk
manufactured there, in 1818, compared
with the value of the woollen goods
171-importance of scientific institutions
made in England in the same year, 66–
Sierra Leone, 607 – beneficial effects,
which have already resulted therefrom,
Smollett and Fielding, comparison of the
novels of, 372—376.
Society, moral state of, in France and Eng-
land, contrasted, 441. 453.
Songs, historical of , the Anglo-Saxons, a
source of their chronicles, 272—to what
degree of credibility they are entitled,
Spain, remarks on the present state of par-
ties in, 505, 506—insubordination of the
army under Mina, 499, 500—mischief
done by an apostle of profligacy and
atheism in, 503, 504.
Spanish slave-traders, atrocious conduct of,
St. Sebastian's, storming of the fortress of,
Staël-Holstein (M. de), Lettres sur l’Angle-
terre, 45 — reason why the French
know but little of . England, 46—the
author an honourable exception to the
rest of his countrymen, ib.-proofs that
England is more advanced in civilization
than any country on the continent, 47,
48—remarks on his account of the divi-
sion of property in England, 49,50—and
on his defective account of family con-
nection, 50—effect of vanity on family
connection in France, 51—refutation of
his assertion that England has not been
the protector of the liberties of other
nations, 52, 53.
Stage. See Theatre.
Steam-engines, in England, power of 91–
application of them to the manufacture
of cotton, 92.
Stere (Augustine), persecution of, for the
charge of heresy, 338, 339 – cruel
penance imposed on him, 339.
Stonesfield and Cuckfield, analogy between
the fossils of, 531, 532.
Sumatra, extent of the north-eastern coast
of, 100, 101—gigantic size of some of
its vegetable productions, 101—notice of
its animals, 102—particularly the alliga-
gators, ib-anecdote of one, ib.-annoy-
ances to travellers from leeches, &c.,
103—climate, 104—causes of the thin-
mess of the population, ib-prevalence
of the slave-trade there, 105-exports
from the eastern coast of Sumatra, 106
—character and habits of the Malays,
ib.—and of the Battas, 107—the exist-
ence of cannibalism among them esta-
blished by facts, 107, 108,109. -
Swimming, importance of the art of, in
ancient times, 37–Dr. Franklin's advice
on, 36—inportance of an erect po,