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racter of Virginia, 158; probability of : Frederick's present and ancient state of
the permanency of slavery in the Ame- Babylou compared, 432.
rican states, ib.; hints to professional French history, Biglaod's letters on, 481.
men and mechanics, in regard to emios French kilelen, 381,
gration, 158,9; case of an emigrant Freeston's advice to a young minister,
carpenter and his family, ib.; Cobbells 88, 9; design of the work, ib.
opinion of the Americans, 160; author's Frissell's account of the morals of Nasir,
remarks on emigration, 161, 2; cruel a celebrated Persian system of ethics,
injustice of the American government lo 427, 8.
General St. Clair, 164, 5; domestic Frogs, effect produced by the combined croak.
habits and morals, 166; American ing of millions, on the road from Lubeck
vanity, ib ; prejudices against fo- to Eutin, 512.
reigners, 167; General Hamilton, ib.; Frost, a miner, his perilous siluation from
general remarks on the people and their the falling in of the earth, 536.

character, 168, 9.
Female population of warm climates, Galilee, upper and lower, description of, 26.
facts respecting it, 424.

German states, great probability of their
Festival, annual, at Rome, for sprinkling separation from the Roman See, 602.

borses and asses with holy water, 458. Germany, Emperor of, singular preroga-
Flinders's voyage to Terra Australis, tive of, 276.

359, et seq. ; uninteresting character Gianls' burial place, at the mountain of
of the greater proportion of the coast, Halleberg, 514, 5.
360 ; natives of Darnley's island, 362, 3; Golownin's recollections of Japan, 244,
daring adventure of Bass, 363; re- el seq.; character of the Japanese falsely
markable Aight of sooty petrels, 364;

draon by the Portuguese priests, 245.6;
nalives of King George's Sound, 365;

resemblance between the religious po-
Kanguroo island, 366; author en- lity of the Japanese, and that of the
counters Le Geographe, a French dis- Papists, ib.; privileges of Kin-Rey,
covery ship, 367; base conduct of the spiritual emperor, ib.; praying by
Caplain Baudin, the French Institute, machinery, 247; all sects but Chris-
and Bonaparte, 367, et seq. ; survey

tians tolerated in Japan, ib. ; govern-
of the east coast, 369; decayed state of m-ot of the empire, ib. et seq. ; its po-
the vessel, 370; character of the na- pulation, 249; singular community of
tives of this coast, 370, 1; their lan- blind persons, ib. ; infanticide prac-
guage, 371; condemnation of the ship, tiserl, ib.
ib. ; author and crew embark in the Gottenburg herring fishery, 514,
Porpoise, for Europe, 372; Porpoise Gower, Lord, character of, 94, 5.
and Cato wrecked, ib. ; inhumanity of Grabe, Dr. his strong attachment to the
Captain Palmer, ib.; his subsequent writings of the boiy fathers, 445 ; his
disasirous fate, ib.; relief of the crew, inclination to become a popish priest,
&c. ruffian conduct of Gen. de Caen, ib. ; declared for extreme unction, con-
and Bonaparte, 374; author's long fession, absolution, &c. 445, 6.
and base imprisonment at the Mau- Grace, covenant of, Colquhonn's treatise
ritius, ib.

on, 483, 4.
Forbes, Bishop, character of his writings, Graham's treatise of Sufiism, or Maho-

medan mysticism, 430; import of the
Foreigners, strong prejudice of the Ame- terin Suti, ib. ; account of the mystic
ricans against them, 167.

Shems Tebrees, 431.
Forests of Suceden, their great extent, 513. Gurney's notes on a visit to the prisons
Forgery, punishment of death for, see of Scotland, and North England,
Punishment, capital.

235, et seq.; peculiarity of the Scottish
France, and the coalition, 177, et seq. jails, ib. ; ciched sitnation of two
France, Miss Hurtle's history of, 481, lunatics in Perih old jail, 255, 6; slate

of Haddington county jail, 236, 7; lu.
France, present state of, as under po- natics in Inverness jail, 238; distressing

case of a poor Scotch widuu', confined in
Francklin's inquiry concerning the site Doncaster jail, 239; house of correction
of the ancient Palibothra, 423.

at Durham, ib. ; present state of the
Frederick on a substance called Gez, or law in regard to vagrants, ib.; disgrace-
manna, found in Persia, 437.

sul situation of debtors, in the Scotch

et seq.

pery, 585.

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prisons, 240; peculiarities in the con- the sacred writings, 32; imporlarce of
struction and manage rient of the Scotch the Septuagint version, 35 ; on the scope
prisons, in regard to educalion, 240, 1; of a book of Scripture, 34 ; its figuralice
exceptions to the general character language, 54, 5; scriptural metony mies,
of their jails, ib.; state of the English 35 ; prosopopæia, ib.; quotations from
and Scotch prisoners, in regard to educa- the Old Testament, classification of,
tion, 242, 3; proceedings of the &c. 182, 3; remurks on accommoda!ion
Ladies' committees, &c. in various passages, 184, 5; on the spiritual in-
jails, 243; balance of disappointments terpretation of scripture, 185 ; doctrinal
and encouragements, 244.

interpretation of scripture, 186, 7;
Haddington county jail, 236, 7.

proper mode of reading the doctrical
Hall, Bishop, on a general council, 608. books of scripture, ib.; caution on the
Hammond, Dr. popish tendency of his use of commentators, 187; remarkable
writings, 446.

accuracy of Mr. Strahan's lale editions
Health aud long life, Taylor's annals of, of the Bible, 188, 9; on the anchor of
87, 8.

the book of Job, 189; analysis of the
Hebrew of the Hebrews, its meaning book of Nahum, 190; arrangements of
considered, 28.

tre canonical and apocryphal books, 191;
Hebrews, epistbe to the, remarks on its difficulty of making out the dates of
origin and author, 194.

the books of scripture, 192; on the
Heligoland, its present and former extent, original language of Matthew's gospel,

192, 3; aurbor of first epistle to the
Hewlett's commentaries and annotations Thessalonians, and of the Hebrews,

on the boly scriptures, 345; difficul. 193.
ties attendant on a critical study of Household of King Alfred, &c. 276,
the scriptures, 346; execution of the
present work, 347, 8; subjects treated,

Ieropaideia, 56, et seq.; 58, et seq.
350; longevity of the antediluvians,
351, 2; on the language in which

Indian church history, by Thos. Yeates,
Matthew's gospel was written, 353 ;

250, el seq.
extract from Bishop Sherlock, 354 ;

Indian theory of Astronomy, 289.
remarks on the parable of the steward,

Infanticide practised in Japan, 249.

Inns, Irish, 52, 3.
Highlands, the, Elizabeth Spence's let-

Inquiry, Irish, a ready reply to, or, a
ters from, 479, et seq.

cunfutation of Calvinism, 56, el seg.;

remarks on satire as
Himalayah mountains, Colebrooke on

a supposed
the height of, 289, el seq.

means of virtue, 57 ; objections to
Histury, French, Bigland's letters on,

the author's manner, 58 ; subjects of

the leropaideia," ib.; letter to
Holy Land, ils climale, 8c. described, 25., parents whose sons are designed for the
Honesty of the Swedes, proof of, 576.

ministry, 58, et seg. ; instructions to the
Horne's introduction to the critical young gentlemen, 60, 1 ; cautions in the
study of the Holy Scriptures, 21, et

purchase of sermons, &c. 61,9; erki.
seq.; merits of the work, 21; its

bition of anti-Calvinistic preaching, 62,

contents and embellishments, 22, et
seg ; duty of a close atlention to seripiure

Institute, French, their base trcatment of
reading, 24; climate of the Holy Land,

Capt. Flinders, 367, et seq.
25, description of Galilee, Upper and Lo-

Ireland, Curwen's state of, 43, et seq.
mer, 26 powers and funclions of the Ro- Ireland, ils great imporlance to Great

Britnin, 54.
man procurators, 27; their residences and
force, ib. author's uaccurate exposition

Irvine on the similitude between the
of the term “Hebrew of the Hebrews,'

Gipsy and Hindustanee languages,

28; proselytes of the gate, not different
from proselytes of righteousness, ib.

Iskenderoon, gulf of, its plentiful supply of
error in regard to the probibition of

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fish and turtle, 554.
circu. cisiou, ib.; remarks on the true

Italians the models of the early English
sense of words, as used in Scripture, 29;

poets, 556,
myslical or spiritual sense of passages of Japan, Golownin's recollections of, 944,
Scriptwe, 50,1, remarks on the author's
estimate of Hebrew lexicons, 31; use of

Job, book of, Mr, Horne's remarks concem.'
the cognate languages, for illustrating

ing its authur, 189.

el seg

Life, human, a poem, by Samuel Rogers,

Johnson, Dr. touched by Queen Anne,

for the evil, 281.
Jones, Sir Wm. eulogy 'on, by Sir J.

Mackintosh, 425.
Kanguroo island, 366.
Karamania, Peaufort's survey of the

coast of, 546, et seq.
Kilpis Lake, peculiarity of, 528.
Kingsbury, the late Rev. W. Bullar's

memoirs of, 537.
King's, Dr. anecdotes of his own times,

89, el seq.; merits of the author, and
of his work, 90; anecdotes of Sir R.
Walpole, 91, et seq.; of Colonel Cecil,
91,2; charucier of Walpole, 92; ex-
tract from Akenside, 94, (note),
Lord Gower, his character, 94, 5; Duke
of Newcastle, 95 ; disinterestedness of
Butler, Bishop of Durham, 95, 6, and
of Burnell, of Salisbury, 96; Pope's
death hastened by dram drinking,
ib.; repartee of Atterbury, ib.; charac-
ter of the Pretender, 97; his education
neglected, ib.; his nverice, 98; his fatal
obstinacy, 99.
Kin-Rey, the spiritual emperor of

Japan, 246.
Knowledge, general, importance of, 397, 8.
Lacey's life of David, 484, et seq.; re-

marks on evangelical novels, 484; on
the character of Bunyan's Pilgrim,

and Holy War, ib. ; (note.)
Ladies' committees for visiting various

· jails, proceediugs of, 243.
Lambton's, Major, operations for fixing

the geography of Hindustan, 282, et

Language, figurative, of Scripture, remarks
Languages, cognale, their use in illustrating

scripture, 32.
Lansdowue, Marquis of, his speech on

the state of British Prisons; see Pu.

Laplanders, characleristic portrait of, 528.
Lapps, settlerl, their cleanliness, 523;

character of the nomade Lapps, 524.
Lecture pour les jeunes gens, par S. B.

Moens, 393.
Letters from France, Swisserland, &c.

on, 34.

218, et seq.
Light, protracted, of the northern regions,

ils inconvenience to Southerns, 519.
Lileralure, in France, cause' of ils decay,
- 206 ; ils state under Bonaparte, 208.
Liverpool, ils situation, trade, &c. 181, 2.
Louis the Sirteenth, his characler, by Mad.

de Staël, 340, et seq. ; his fortitude in

danger, 341.
Lover's evening walk with his mistress,

Lucifer, Danle's description of, 568.
Lunatics in Scotland confined in the

common jails, 235; their wretched

state, ib. et seq.
Mackintosh's, Sir James, plan of a com-

parative vocabulary of Indian lan-

guages, 439.

by T. Rafies, 171, et seq.
Letter of a Syrian bishop to a patriarch of

Antioch, 258.
Letters on the importance, &c. of early

rising, 356, et seg.
Letters, original, by Rebecca Warner,

573, et seq.
Lexicons, Hebrew, notice of, 31.
Liege, instance of priestiy fanaticisin exhi-

bited there, 176, 7.

discourse at
the opening of the Bombay literary
society, 423, et seq.; facts in regard to
the female population of warm cli-
mates, 424 ; his eulogy on Sir Wm.

Jones, 425.
Mackmordo, on the inhabitants of

Katti war, 437.
Mackmurdo's account of the Parish,

nath Gowricha, worshipped in the

desert Parkur, 437.
Mainot pirates, capture of, 552.
Malayan archipelago, inquiry concern-

ing the aborigines of, 285.
Malayu nation, Sir Thos. Raffles's ac.

count of it, 285.
Malcolm's translations of the opinions

of the Shunni and Sbia sects of Ma-

homedans, 429.
Manasarovara Jake, Moorcroft's journey

to, 291, et seq.
Manchester, its situation, trade, 8c. 180, 1.
Murriage, canon of the council of Trent,

against it, 276.
Marriages of Protestants and Catholics,

regulations of the see of Constance
concerning them opposed by the
papal court, 467, et seq.
Mary the first, her enmity to Elizabeth,

111; her death, 114; her conduct

contrasted with that of Elizabeth, ib.
Meath, Bishop of, his humane conduct to

his poor labourers, 52.
Merlet's Traducteur, 572, 3.
Metaphors of scripture, 35, 6.
Metonymies of scripture, 35.
Midnight-suri, description of, 527.
Miles's account of the hill fort of Cha-

paneer, in Guzerat, 433.
Milford's moral observations in a tour

through France, &c. 378, el seq. ;

el seq.

et seq:

author's route, 379; French dog Oswego, Capt. Paddock's narrative of
taught to join in chorus, 380; sagacity the shipwreck of, 64, et seq.
of a dog at Rome, ib.; Major Cullender, Otaheite, mission to, narrative of, 159,
origin of his title, ib.; ceremony altend.

ing the pupe's blowing his nose, 381.
Millennium, Bogue's discourses on, 127, Paddock's narrative of the shipwreck of
Milne, Christian, of Aberdeen, interest-

the Oswego, 64, et seq. ; curious sub-
ing acconnt of her, 479.

jects of inquiry in regard to Africa,
*Minister, Freeston's advice to a yonng

64 ; dangerous current on the west

coast of Africa, ib.; disasters occa-
one, 88, 9.

sioned by it, 65; excellent harbour on
Mirabeau, count de, his characier and pro-
ceedings, 335, et seq. ; his death, 338 ;

the African coast, ib. ; author's testi-
remarks on his orations, 339.

mony to the accuracy of Capt. Riley's

narrative, 66; voyage of the Oswego,
Misery of the common Irisb, Curwen's

67; its wreck on the Barbary coast,
opinion of the causes of, 47, et seq.

ib.; affection of a Negro servant, 68 ;
Mission to Otaheite, narrative of, 169,

horrible cruelty of an Irish insurgent,
et seq. ; prosperous state of the

69; crew made captives by the Arabs,
mission, ib. ; state of the schools in
the Georgian islands, 170; devout

70; bardships suffered by them, ib. ;
observance of the Lord's day, ib.;

the whole party purchased by an Arab,
meritorious conduct of Pomare, 170, 1;

to be taken to Mogadore,' ib. ; the
project for cultivating sugar, coffee,

Arab's opinion of the Christians, 71;

description of a female Arab, 72; flight
and cotton, in Otaheite, 171.
Moens's lecture pour les jeunes gens,

of locusts, 73; party arrive at the

Moorish town of Sanla Cruz, 74; Capt.

P, reaches Mogadore, 74; the whole
Mompesson, Mr. minister of Eyam, his
christian fortitude during the preva-

party redeemed, 75; curious incident,
lence of the plague in this village,

76 ; (see p. 68.)

Palibothra, ancient, inquiry concerning

the site of, 423.
Monk of Evesham, Prior's account of
his vision, 566, 7.

Palmer, Capt, his cruel conduct to the

crews of the Porpoise and Cato, 372;
Montagu, Bishop, his inclination towards

bis terrible fate, ib.
popery, 444, 5.

Park's Nuga Modernæ, 84, et seq. ; mid-
Montagu's inquiries respecting the pu.

night inusings, in verse, 86.; day break,
nishment of death for crimes without

violence, 1, et seq.'
Moorcruft's journey to lake Manasaro-

Passages of scriplure, remarks on their

remote or myslical meaning, 30, 1.
vara in Undes, a province of Little
Thibet, 291, et seg.

Peak scenery, 530, et seq.,
Morning, Dante's description of, 570.

Pegge's Curialia Miscellanea, 275; el
Music, national, of the Lapps, 524.

seg. : court salaries of Frauce, &c.
Musings, midnight, 86.

276 ; singular privilege of the Empe-

ror of Gerinany, ib. ; household of
Tyra, ruins of, 547.

King Alfred, 276,7; court of William
Nahum, book of, remarks on its author, scope,

1st, ib. ; rapacity of Rufus, ib.; magni-
and style, 190.

ficence of Stephen's court, 278; Ri.
Nautical Essays, 482, 3.

chard 1st, 278, 9; 'virtues of the
Necker, character of, 213, et seg. ; see

Royal touch,' 280, et seq. ; 200 per.
2. Staël Mad. de.

sops touched by Queen Anne, 281;
Neuton, the Rev. Mr. Kingsbury's remarks

Dr. Johnson touched, ib.; cereinonies
on his character, 536, 7.

for the treating, ib.
New York, Blunt's guide to, 274.

Persecution of the Protestants in the
Nicholl, on the temperature of the

south of France, Mad. de Staël's
2. island of Bombay, 426.

remarks on, 497, 8.
Niger and Congo rivers, further testi- Perth old jail, state of the lunalics confined
mony of their identity, 83.

in it, 235, 6.
Novels, erangelical, remarks on, 484.

Peter Bell, a lyrical ballad, 473; el seg.;
Nugæ Modernæ, 84, et seq.

origin of the work, ib. ; extract,

473, 4.
Observations, moral, on a tour through Petrels, sooty, remarkable fight of, 364.

the south of France, &c. 378, el seq. Phaselis, the ancient ruius of, 549.
Old age, puetic description of, 225, 6.


has never eradicated a capital offence,
11; instance of an opposite effect ia
the increase of furgeries, ib, ; change
in the mode of proceeding against
forgery, li, 12 ; circumstances that
would prevent the part al abolition of
capital punishments, from taking
immediate effect, 12, 13; the certainty
of punishment of more consequence
than its st.Verity, 14, the laws should
not be in onpusuli n to the general opinion
of " country, 16 ; Sir W. Blackstone's
opinion that the long list of capital
offences increases rather than dimi.
· Bisnes the number ot off nders, 17;
chronological list of statutable offen-
ces, 18 ; qot.ce of eminent wen who
bave advocated a mitigation of punisha
ment, 19, 20.

Queen of France, the late, favourable to

the adopting of the English constitu-

tion, 321.
Quotations from the old testament in

the new, Horne's classification of,
182, 3.

Picturesque tour through France, Swis-

serland, and the Netherlands, 378.
Piokerton on the evils occasioned by

popery in Spain and Portugal, 585.
Pla e de Loui. Quinze, 172, 3.
Pomare, hus meritorious vonduct in his re.

commend ition of Christianity to his peo.

ple, 170 1.
Pompe pulis, ruins of, 554.
Popery, the religion of heathenism,

extract trom, on the Dii Tutelares

&c. of the ancients, 310.
Pope's bully against the Bible Society,

Pope, the ceremony attending his blowing his

Population of Japan, 249.
Praying by machinery in Japan. 247.
Press, Fierch, its deteriorated state since

the revolution, 203.
Pretendir, his character, 97; his defective

education, ib.; his avarice, 98 ; and jalal

obstinacy, 99.
Price's trausiation of a Sanscrit inscrip-

tion on a stone found in Bundelchund,

Priests, Popish, in London, forbid the

reading of the protestant version of

the bibie, 592.
Priests, reprobale, remarks on their alleged

clerical competincy, 273.
Prisons in Scotland and the North of

England, Gurney's notes on a visit

to, 235, rt seg.
Procurators, Roman, their powers and func-

lions, 27; their places of residence in

Judea, and military force, ib.
Prophecy, Roberts's manual of, 384, et

Proselytes of the gate, pot d fferent

from proselytes of righteousnt:ss, 28.
Punishments, capital, pamphlets on, 1;

et seg. ; inefficiency of penal severity,
to prevent crimes deemed capital, ib. ;
discrepancy between the law and the
practice, in regard to persons suspect-
ed guilty of capital crimes, 2 ; Sir
$. Romilly's statement of convictions
and executions, ib. ; note; necessity
of reform in our prison discipline, 4 ;
respect for the laws more powerful in
its influence, than the fear of death, 5;
absurdity exposed, of passing a sen-
tence not desigued to be executed, 6 ;
true cause of the respect of the English
to the laws, ib; tendency of rigorous
punishment to excite pity for the cri.
minal, 7; danger of rendering the
Jaws unpopular, by an undue severity,
8; misconception of the design of
penal laws, ib. ; the penalty of death

Raffles's letters from France, Swisserland,

&c. 171, el seq. ; Place de Lous Quinze,
172, 3; instances of wretchedress, at

Burie, 176; fanaticism at Liege, 176, 7.
Raffles on the Malayu nation, &c. 284,

et seq. ; description of the country west

of Bangalore, 283, 4.
Reformation of the Catholic church in

Germany, 462, el seg, s bomination of
Baron Wessenberg to the see of Cono
stance opposed by the papal court,
403 ; charges against Wessenberg,
464, et seq.; reply, 465; on the
mrriages of protestanty and catholics,
467, el seg. ; Wassenberg's defence
against the papal court, 469; extract
frum the duke of Badeo's official me.

morial, 470.
Republicanism, remarks on its establish-

ment in America, 323.
Researches, Asiatic, 282, el seg.
Revolution Françoise', considerations

sur les principaux evénemens de ta,

202, et seq. ; 316, et seq. ; 488, et seq.
Riley's narrative of the loss of ad Ame-

rican brig, on the west coast of Africa,
64; disasters consequent 'on the loss
of the vessel, 77; party captured by
the Arabs, 78; march towards Moga-
dore, 16. ; description of two Arub chiefs,
79, 80; detail of the events during
their march, 80, et seg. ; the party
ransomed at Mogadore, 82 ; destruc.
tion of an Arab caravan, in an attempt


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