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TWENTY-FIRST VOLUME OF THE QUARTERLY
tiou, 8- total want of subordination in
Abel (Thomas), Journey in China, 67– youth, ib. 9-the English system
loses almost all his collections, ib.-arri- Poor laws adopted, 9-effects of the
val at St. Sebastian, 68-kindly re- slave-holding system, 10. 129–131–
ceived by the Javanese, 68, 69—descrip desiderata wanting to perfect the moral
tion of a vampire bat, 70—and of a Chi- greatness of America, 11-America whe
nese dinner, ib.—account of his journey necessarily an agricultural country, 11,
to Pek 11, 71-74-capricious character 12—inadequacy of its population for si
of the emperor Kia-King, 75--pleasing litary purposes, 12, 13—petty amount of
character of the Chinese peasantry, ib.- its post-office revenues, 12, note-real
the existence of infanticide proved, 77- state of their navy, 13, 14-local circuid-
the Chinese not deficient in gratitude, stances that will prevent the formation
ib. 78-remarks on the Chinese charac- of a powerful navy, 15—causes of the
ter, 79—description of a Chinese ele- partial naval successes of the Americans,
gante, ib.-observation on the Chinese 17--specimen of American political
mode of drying tea, 87—reasons why rality, 20—inefficacy of the present go-
the tea-plant cannot be profitably culti- vernment, 22-political views of the Fe
vated any where but in China, 88--Mr. deralists and Republicans, 23—specimen
Abel's description of Buonaparte, 90. of American vanity, 24-state of society
Abolition of the Slave Trade, inefficacy of
and manners at New York, 127-150–
the measures for, 431.
at Boston, 141-at Philadelphia, 146,
• Academy of Compliments,' notice of, 109. 147-in Kentucky, 154--156—and at
Acts of Parliament, alarning increase and New Orleans, 157 159--enormous
imperfections of, 405, 406—causes of rents of houses at New York, 133, 134
them,--the number of revenue acts, 406 -rudeness of the Americans, 141, 149
-409—of acts granting bounties, and -speciinen of American elections, 144
prohibiting or allowing exportation and -and fanaticism, 145-gain, the ruling
importation, 410-412-the number of principle of the Americans, 151-slavery
local acts, 413—of particular acts, 414– perpetuated in the state of Ohio, in de
and of temporary acts, 415, 416— mem- fiance of the law, 153—cruel treatment
bers of parliament not sufficiently atten- of a negro, 154what persons may or
tive to the passing of these acts, 416- may not beneficially emigrate to America,
observations on the want of care, and on 134. 161—strictures on the pretended
the accuracy of their language, 417– cheapness of the Americau government,
419—the excessive love of legislation, 163–165.
the most powerful cause of the increase America (South), geograplical outline of,
and imperfection of acts of Parliament, 333, 334- negro insurrection there,
330, 331-immense numbers of wild
Adipocire, scientific rediscovery of, 384. cattle found there, 335_description of
Advertisements (American), for slaves, 130, the cow-tree, 329, 330—and of the sago-
131, 154, 155.
tree, 335—experiments with the electrical
America (North), causes of the prosperity eel of South America, 337,338-ravages
of, 2-sketch of the constitution of the of the crocodiles there, 339, 340—and of
United States, ib 3—the President how the caribe, a species of fish, 343—junc-
elected, 3, 4-defects of the judicial sys- tion of the rivers Apure and Oroonoko,
tem, 4-number of insolvents, 5, note. 344,345—description of the Crribbees of
--contrast between the dignity of English Parapana, 345, 346—account of the
judges and the levity of those in Ame- turtle-fishery or harvest of eggs, 347–
rica, 5---the legal profession but little 349_remarks on the present political si.
cherished, 6-baneful effects of the non- tuation of South America, 351, 352.
establishment of religion, 7-state of re-Arches, observation on the antiquity of, 54.
ligion, 132. 146. 147---defects of educa- Architecture. See Vitruvius, Wilkins.
Ariosto's Orlando Furioso, analysis of, 529 | Bowdler (John, Esq.) Select Pieces of,
_-541-comparison between him and 112—biographical notice of him, 113–
Bojardo, 527, 528.
116- his just sentiments on ecclesiastical
Aristophanes, character of, by M. Schlegel, history, 115--110tice of his poetry, 117–
271–273–sketch of the Greek comedy, and of his prose works, 118--particularly
274-state of the new comedy, in the his Theological Tracts, 119-just senti-
time of Aristophanes, 275-causes of the ments on the love of God, 120-remarks
success of his earlier pieces, 276—state ou his genius and character, 121–124.
of education at Athens, and its effects, Bristed (John), on The Resources of the
277-288-exposition of the manners United States of America, 1--his view of
and doctrines of the Sophists, 289~294 the character and aims of the discontent-
-portrait of Socrates, as represented by ed, in this country, 18, 19.
Aristophanes in the Clouds, 295—300– Brydges (Sir E.) Observations of, on the
object of that piece, 301,302-its failure, Copyright Act, 196. See Copyright.
303—observations on it, 304, 305—Trans- Buonaparte, person of, described, 90.
lation of Aristophanes' Parabasis for a Burying in churches, origin and progress of,
second play on the same subject, 306– 373, 379_beautiful burial-grounds of
309—vindication of Aristophanes, 309, the Mohammedans, Moravians, and
310-proofs that he did not write the Welsh, 394.
Clouds to expose Socrates, but the So-
phists of that day, 311_$16.
Camden (Lord) opinion of, on the Copy-
Arts and Sciences, causes of the progress right Act, 211-remarks thereon, ib. 212.
of, in Greece, 25, 26, and at Rome, 27. Cannon, when invented, 193, 194.
Athens, state of education at, 227–286-|Caraccas, destruction of, by an earthquake
its influence upon the manners of the described, 321-323.
Athenians, 286, 287-and upon their Caribe, a ravenous fish of South America,
notice of, 343.
Augustine (St.) legendary tale of, 867— Caribbees of Parapana, notice of, 345, 346.
Casti (Giambattista), biographical notice
of, 487—491-design and character of
Bentham (Jeremy), Church-of-England his Animali Parlanti, 491-493—speci-
ism and its Catechism exanined, 167–
mens of Mr. Rose's version of this poem,
character of Mr. Bentham's former 494-497.
works, 168, 169-plan of his present Catacombs of Paris, formation of, 385
treatise, 169, 170-specimen of his abuse history and present state of them, 386—
of the church catechism, 170, 171-and 390.
of the National Society and its secre- Catechism of the Church of England,
tary, 171, 172, his abuse of the Church abused, 170, 171.
of England, 172—176—his work a prac-Celts, on the popular fictions of, 94.
tical illustration of his own theory of the Cemeteries, privileges anciently conferred
pleasures of malevolence, 177.
on, 572-account of the exhumation of
Berni's Orlando Innamorato, analysis of,
the graves of the kings of France in
1793, 373_of Turenne, ib.--and of
Bills of Mortality, in Paris, remarks on, Henry IV. ib. 374/of Louis XIV., XV.,
and Francis I., 374, 373-remarks on
Bojardo's Morgante Maggiore, analysis of, the preposterous custom of exhibiting the
with remarks, 526-comparison between remains of deceased persons of eminence,
him and Ariosto, 527, 528.
375--account of the churchyard of St.
Books, regulations concerning the licensing Innocent's at Paris, 381, 382-indecent
of, 196, 197. See Copyright.
mode of interment at the end of the 18th
Booksellers’ Application to Parliament for century, 382, 383—its exhumation de-
repealing the enactment, requiring eleven scribed, 384-removal of the remains of
copies for public libraries, 202—its re the dead to the quarries of Paris, 385-
sult, ib.—proofs of its oppressive opera state of the catacombs during the revolu-
tion, and injury to literature, 202--204 tion, 386, 387-inscriptions in them, 388
- particularly in the case of Messrs. -curious arrêté, issued in 1800, rela-
Longman and Co., 208—and Mr. Mur tive to the cemeteries and funerals of
Paris, 389, 390–present state of the new
Boston, state of society at, 141.
cemeteries there, 391-French and Spa-
Bounties, remarks on the acts of Parliament nish custom of commemorating the dead,
for granting, 410, 411.
392-observations on the taste displayed
in the new cemeteries of Paris, 393, 394 the 8th year of her reign, 197, 198–
on the state of cemeteries in London, its operation for a century, 198, 199–
380, 381--and in Switzerland, 395– strictures on Mr. Montagu's conduct in
paucity of private cemeteries in England, enforcing the claims of the University of
accounted for, 395, 396.
Cambridge, 200--and on the reasoning
Chinese Dinner, described, 70-capricious of Professor Christian for the same pur-
character of the emperor, 75—his letter pose, 200, 201—result of the booksellers'
to the Prince Regent, 84–86—character application to parliament, for a repeal of
of the Chinese peasantry,75—prevalence the enactment requiring eleven copies
of infanticide among the Chinese, 77– for public libraries, 202—proofs of its
instances of gratitude in that people, 77, oppressive nature, and injury to litera-
78—remarks on their general character, ture, 202–204–exposition of Mr. Chris-
79_description of a Chinese elegante, tian's tirade upon the rights and privi-
ib.—and of their mode of drying tea, 87. leges of Universities, 205—and of bis
Christian (Edward), Vindication of the false statements respecting the booksel-
Claims of the Universities to a copy of lers, ib.—the rapacity of the Universi-
every new publication, 196—his reason- ties exposed, 206, 207—speciinen of the
iug, in behalf of the claims of the Uni- oppressive manner in which certain pub-
versity of Cambridge exposed, 200, 201. lic libraries have enforced their claim,
205_and also his false statements re- 208—particularly in the case of Messrs.
specting the booksellers, ib.
Longman and Co. ib.—and Mr. Murray,
Christophe, king of Hayti
, character of, 209_modifications of the existing Copy-
452, 453— state of his dominions, 452– right Act, proposed by the Committee of
456. 458, 459.
the House of Commons, 210_opinion of
Church-of-England, specimen of Mr. Ben- Lord Mansfield on the law of copyright,
tham's abuse of, 172-176.
211, note—and of Lord Camden, 211–
Churches, burying in, when introduced, strictures thereon, 212.
378, 379--preference in some places, for Cow-tree of South America, described,
lying under cover of the church, 379, 330.
Crocodiles of South America, ravages of,
Churchyards of the Metropolis, remarks on, described, 339, 340, 342.
380---neglect in the reign of Charles II., Cuvier (M.), Observations of, on fossil re-
in providing a general repository for Lon- mains 45-47.
don, 381–uotice of the churchyards in
Switzerland, 395— beautiful poem writ- Dead, variously disposed of, in different
ten in a churchyard, 397.
countries, 361-cremation or burning,
Classical Literature, fragments and remi. 361, 362—mode of preserving the dead
piscences of, part of the material of the in Congo, 363--are exposed by the
Italian Romance poetry, 512-514. Parsees, ib.-Jewish fancies concerning
Clouds (the) of Aristophanes, object of, the dead, 364, 365—burial refused to
301, 302—its failure, 803--observations deceased protestants in France and Italy,
on it, 304, 305-translation of his para- 366—similar instance of bigotry in Eng-
basis for a second play on the same sub- land, 367.
ject, 306—309—proofs that Aristophanes Deluge, tradition of, in South America, 346.
did not write the Clouds to expose So- Domingo (St.), state of at the commence-
crates, but the principles and practices of ment fo the French Revolution, 433, 434
the sophists of that day, 311-316. -its effects there, 434-oppression of
Cohbett (William), Remarks on the con- the free people of colour by the whites,
duct of, 135—and on his abuse of Mr. 437-unsuccessful attemptin behalf of the
Fearon, 136, 137—notices of some of mulattoes, by Vincent Ogé, 455—he is
the creditors, whom he defrauded, 136 put to death, ib.-general insurrection of
the negroes, 436-barbarities perpetrated
Comedy (Greek), different kinds of, 274 by the whites, 437—sanguinary and de-
state of the New Comedy, at the time of structive war between them and the peo-
Aristophanes, 275. See Aristophanes. ple of colour and negroes, 438_arbitrary
Constitution of the United States of Ame- conduct of the French commissioners,sent
rica, sketch of, 2, 3.
to regulate the colony, 439—part of the
Copyright Act, inquiry into, 196-account island occupied by the British, 439, 440
of the licensing of books, previously to -character of Toussaint L'Ouverture,
the reign of Queen Anne, 196, 197- 440-his rise to power, 441-anecdote
abstract of the Copyright Act passed in of his integrity, 442, 443- his excellent
discipline, and prosperity of the colony, l -degrading effects of slavery on the
443, 444-account of the expedition of minds of the Americans, 130 advertise-
General Le Clerc, 444, 445-pacification ments for slaves, 130, 131. 154, 155—
between the negroes and the French, 446 on the state of religion in America, 132
- Toussaint treacherously seized, carried enormous rents of houses at New York,
to France, and clandestinely put to death 133, 134—Mr. Fearon's ignorance and
by order of Buonaparte, 447—the war hatred of his native country exposed, 135
renewed, with increased atrocities be
--and on the conduct of Cobbett, ib.
tween the negroes and French, 448—who notices of some of his defrauded credi.
are finally expelled from the island, 449 tors, 136, note.--and on his abuse of Mr.
-independence of St. Domingo, declared Fearon, 136, 137—notices of Mr. Fea-
by Dessalines, 449—his sanguinary con- ron's progress through the United States,
duct, 450-—is crowned emperor of Hayti,
137-140-remarks on his calumnies on
450. See Hayti.
the king, 141—state of society at Boston,
Duppa, (Richard), Address to Parliament ib. rude inquisitiveness of the Ameri-
on Copyright, 196. See Copyright. cans, 141, 142-manners and fashions at
Philadelphia, 143—specimen of Ameri-
can Elections, 144mdescription of the
Earthquake at Caraccas, described, 321– worship of some American fanatics, 145,
146—low state of religion at Philadel-
Ecclesiastical History, remarks on the study phia, 146, 147-miseries of emigration,
147, 148. 152-state of Pittsburgh, 151
Education, defects of, in America, 8—state -gain, every thing to the Americans, ib.
of, at Athens, 277–286~its influence slavery perpetuated in the state of Ohio
upon manners, 286, 287—and the morals in defiance of law, 153—state of society
of the times, 288-292-state of, at at Kentucky, 154–cruel treatment of a
Hayti, 458, 459.
negro boy there, ib.—character of the
Elections in America, how conducted, 144. Kentuckians, 155—specimen of Ken-
Electrical Eel, experiments with, described, tuckian morality, 156-profanation of
the sabbath at New Orleans, 157, 158
Embalining, Circassian mode of, 376-pro- -state of society there, 159—notice of
bable origiu of, ib.
au English emigrant, ib. note 1.-remarks
Emigration, miseries of, 147, 148. 152— on his description of persons who might
what persons may or may not be bene- be benefited by emigration, 134. 161,
fited by emigration to America, 134. 162, 163—and on bis account of the
cheapness of the American government,
England, popular fictions of, of Teutonic 163—165—concluding strictures on Mr.
origin, 97, 98-10tices of several English Fearon's qualifications as a writer, 166,
Nursery Tales, 101.
Eskimaux, interviews with, described, 221 Fictions, popular, of the Teutons, remarks
-224-obtained their iron from aërolites, on, 93—and of the Welsh, 94—and of
224, 225_description of their manners, the Celts and Italians, ib.-of Spain, 95
pursuits, and mode of living, 227, 228. -the popular fictions of England and of
Exportation and importation laws, increase the Scottish lowlands probably of Teu-
of, a cause of the great bulk of our sta- tonic origin, 97-account of various
tute law, 410--remarks on the inexpe- early English Nursery Fictions, 101—-
diency of many of them, 411.
108—observations on the fictions of the
romantic poems of the Italians, 514-
Fairy Tales, or the Lilliputian Cabinet, Fortegüerri's Ricciardetto, a mock poem,
character of, 91, See Nursery Litera- design and character of, 503, 504-and
of his Burlesque Poems on the eremitic
Fanaticism, specimen of in America, 145, character, 505.
Fossil remains, observations of M. Cuvier on,
Fearou (Henry Bradshaw), Sketches of 45-47.
America, 124notice of the object of Funerals (royal) at Sarendib, notice of, 376.
his visit to that country, 125—and of
his prepossessions in its favour, 125, 126
-his observations on the state of society Gisborne (Thomas), the Testimony of Na-
and manners at New York, 127, 128- tural Theology to Christianity, 41-tri-
treatment of people of colour there, 129 bute to the author's character and pre-