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Aeolition of the slave trade, Seventh Report of the African Institu-

tion on, 462-impeded by the Portugueze, 461-its friends hi.
therto averse to any decisive measures against the slave trade of

our allies, 467—but partially effected in the West Indies, 473.
Acre, the Djezzar Pacha of, described by Dr Clarke, 140.
Adam's Skull, remarks on the tradition concerning, 147.
Adlercreutz, Baron, a chief actor in the Swedish revolution, 171-

and in the deposition of the King, 173.
Africa, the progress of the human species towards a state of perfec-
tion scarcely begun there, 11.

Southern, travels in, by Dr Lichtenstein, 50-state of the
colonists through the tract of country that composes the settle-
ment of the Cape, 53- scenery on the west side of the African
promontory, 54- Hantam district, 55—the Roggeveld, 58—the
Karroo, 60—the Schurfedeberge, 63-establishment of United
,Brethren on the river Zonder-end, 64-the Caffres, 68-71.
African Institution, Seventh Report of, 462_death of Granville Sharpe,

463—a large proportion of the slave trade, covered by Portu-
gueze and Spanish flags, owes its existence to British and Ame-
rican capital, 464-extract from the Report, relative to the trade
carried on by means of the Portugueze island of Bissao, 465_a
compulsory abolition of the Portugueze slave trade should be ob-
tained, if none other can be accomplished, 466-trials of the
slave traders at Sierra Leone, and flagrant proceedings in the Isle
of France, noticed in the Report, 462–extracts from Captain
Lynne's letter to Admiral Stopford, and from Governor Farquhar's
despatch to Lord Liverpool on the latter subject, 463—advan-
tage of having such bodies as the African Institution, 470— slave
traffic in Malta inquired into by Government, at the suggestion
of the Directors, 471-branch of the Report relative to Africa,
471-passage from Mr Park's journal, illustrative of the differ-
ence between the Negroes on the coast, and those in the interior
beyond the reach of the slave trade, 472-account of Paul Cuf-
fee, 473— enormities still committed in the West Indies, ib.-re-

medies suggested, 474.
Algebra of the Hindus, 364-question of its originality, considered,

374.
Alliance of Church and State, remarks on, by Dr Paley and Mr

Burke, 217.
Americans, slave trade carried on by, under the Spanish and Portu.
gueze flags, 85.
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Amphitheatre at Verona, described by Mr Eustace, 384.
Apennines, defiles of, described by Mr Eustace, 394.
Appeals to the House of Lords, increase of, 104--divided into three
classes, 119—question of a separation of the Speakership of the
House of Lords from the office of Chancellor, considered with re-

ference to, 120.
Arch of the Meridian, Major Lambton's account of the measurement

of an, in the peninsula of India, 310.
Assa Feta, first woman of the bedchamber in the Spanish court, due

ties of her office, 197.
Assisi, the birth-place of St Francis, 414.
Augustus, effects of his usurpation, on Roman literature, 33.
Austria, view of her foreign policy in 1806, 239, et seq.-basis of

her proposed mediation for a general peace, 244.
Bankrupt Commissions and Petitions, increase of, 126.
Barrow, some of his accusations against the African colonists blam.

ed by Dr Lichtenstein, 53.
Benacus, Lake, one of the grand ornaments of Italy, 390.
Berg-Valley, in Southern Africa, singular scenery in, 54.
Bija Gannita, or Algebra of the Hindus, by Ed. Strachey, 364-
contents and design of the work, 366-its title objectionable, 367
-notation of Hindu algebra, ib.—unknown quantities called co-
lours, 368-analogous invention stated in explanation of his no-
menclature, 369_rules concerning division not sufficiently de-
tached, 371-mode of resolving quadratic equations, 373-ob-
servations on the originality of the Hindu algebra, 374.
Bissao, Portugueze island of, slave trade still carried on by means

of, 465.
Bokkeveld, a district in Southern Africa, 62, 63.
Bombelli, curious anecdote concerning, 375.
Bonaparte, view of his policy in 1806, 231-his mean and crucl per-

secution of Mad. de Staël, 425.
Borda, utility of his repeating circle in trigonometrical surveying,

310.
Bosjesmans, their character distinguished from that of the Hottentots,

59.
Bourbons, the restoration of, undertaken by the late King of Sweden,

155, 161.
Bourbons of Spain, Coxe's memoirs of, 175.
Bournabashi, the hill of, fixed on as the site of Troy, by M. Cheva-

lier, 137-Dr Clarke's speculations on the subject, 137.
Brougham, Mr, his Act, 51 Geo. II!. c. 23., trials of slave traders

under, 73.
Buenos Ayres, the new government of, has abolished the slave trade;

87.
Burke, quoted respecting the operation of the Irish popery laws,

348, 35).
Butler's Life of Fencion, commended, 138, note.

Byron, Lord, his Giaour, a fragment, 299-general character of

the poem, 301-hints respecting the gloomy subjects to which his

poetry has hitherto been devoted, 309.
Caffres, account of, by Dr Lichtenstein, 68-their manners and
language, 69_influence of women among them, 70-generous

mode of warfare, 71-landed property common with them, 72.
Cape of Good Hope, state of the colonists in the country composing

that settlemert, 53.
Catharine II., anecdote of, and a provoked poet, 297.
Catholics, the Bishop of Lincoln's Charge, an attempt to abridge

their liberties, 91-his fears on the subject of emancipation, 96
his mistake respecting the nature of their claims, 98-:fallacy of
his argument against granting them at present, 99—-nó conspiracy
against the English Church to be apprehended from them, 100-
they deny the Pope's deposing power, 101-their cause looked
upon as already gained, 102–William Penn boldly told the House
of Commons that it was unlawful to punish them for conscientious

dissent, 452.
Catholics, Irish, effects of the system of penal laws against, 848.
Cato, of what class was his suicide, 428.
Cattaro, consequences of the seizure of, by the Russians, 241.
Chancellor, the present, proposed the creation of a Vice-Chancellor,

107-inquiry as to what part of his duties he will delegate, 108
- why the appeal to him from either of his assistants is likely to
become merely nominal, 110-high value of the office of Chan.
cellor, and probable result of creating a Vice-Chancellor, 112
separation of the Speakership of the House of Lords from the

Seals proposed, 117.
Charles II. of Spain, the last prince of the Austrian dynasty, par-

ticulars relative tn, from Mr Coxe, 183.
Charles III. of Spain, character of, 199.
Chatelet, Madame du, epigram on her death, 284.
Chatham, Lord, his despatch to Sir Benjamin Keene in 1757, con-

taining an overture to Spain for the cession of Gibraltar, 200.
Chev.lier, M., remarks on his account of Troas, 137.
China, mankind stationary there in their progress towards perfection,

11:
Church of England, whether exposed to danger by educating poor

children in schools open to all sects, 213.
Clarke, Dr E. D. his Travels, Vol. II. 130_Constantinople, and

the Seraglio, 133—plain of Troy, 135_voyage from the Hel.
lespont to Rhodes, 139_Egypt and its antiquities, ib-visit to
the Djezzar Pacha of Acre, 140-journey through the Holy
Land, 142–Jerusalem, 144-derides the tradition concerning the
Holy Sepulchre, 145—statement of a learned correspondent on
the subject, 146--considerations respecting Golgotha, 147-the
anthor's description of Jerusalem, as he surveyed it from the
Mount of Olives, 118--he credits the tradition concerning the

Cave of the Nativity at Bethlehem, 150—remarks on his qualifi

cations as an observer and as a writer, 151.
Clarkson's life of William Penn, 444-his character as a writer, 445

See Penn.
Clergy, secular and regular of Italy, Mr Eustace on the, 420.
Comedy, Mad. de Staël on that of the Greeks, 29-of the Romans, 32.
Conspiracies, never the cause of great national changes, 282.
Constantinople, little novelty in Dr Clarke's description of, 133.
Correspondance, du Baron de Grimm, 263..
Care's Memoirs of the Spanish Bourbons, 175—his book composed

of two parts-their contents, 176—character of Sir Benjamin
Keene's correspondence, 177—the work opens with a review of
the history of Spain from the union of Castile and Arragon, 179

-causes which contributed to the different fortunes of France and
Spain, 180_account of Charles II., the last of the Austrian dy-
nasty, in his last illness, 183_-his fluctuations during the contest
for a successor,. 185–War of the Succession, 186—character of
Philip V. ib.—of his wife, Maria Louisa of Savoy, 188-extract
from the letters of the Princess Orsini, giving some curious parti-
culars respecting the Spanish Court, 189_remarkable coincidence
in the affairs attending that war, and those of the present strug.
gle, 190_campaign of 1709, 191--of 1710, 192—hints respecto
ing the necessary dependence of security and strength, among ci-
vilized nations, upon the progress of science and art, and on the
difficulties attending the invasion of such a country as Spain, 194
- the war in Spain now an object of British policy, 195-picture
by St Simon of the manner in which Philip V. used to pass his
days, 197—uniform character of his descendants, 198-Ferdi.
nand VI., ib.--Charles HI., 199—despatch from Mr Secretary
Pitt to Sir Benjamin Keene, 200-renewed proposal for the ces-
sion of Gibraltar in 1782, vehemently censured by Mr Fox, 204
--mention of a scheme of the Duke de Choiseul and the Marquis
Grimaldi, for burning the docks and naval arsenals of Portsmouth

and Plymouth, 205-not worthy of credit, 206.
Crofts, Mr, extract from his evidence, before a Committee of the

Commons, relative to motions at. Seals, 125.
Cuffee, Captain Paul, his conference with the African Board, 473.
Dardanelles, passage of, by the British feet under Sir Thomas-

Duckworth, object of that measure, 247, 248.
Deffant, Madame du, anecdote of her, and Pont-de-Vesle, from

M. Grimm's Correspondence, 285.
De Mist, accompanied in his tour through the Dutch colony of the

Cape, by Dr Lichtenstein, 50.
Denmark, hostilities against, by the late King of Sweden, 163.
Deposition of the late King of Sweden, 152. See Sweden.
Dewar, Daniel, his observations on the character, customs, and su-

perstitions of the Irish, 340.
Diderot, strictures on his writings, 283-an eloquent critique on La.

Harpe by, 288-his opinions on the drama, 291.

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