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Bednore (fortress of), causes of its sur-

render to the English, 64.
ADAMS (Sir William), Treatise on the Cata- Bengal Native Army, origin of, 413, 414–

ract, 158—Remarks on his style, ib. 159, anecdotes of its valour and fidelity, 407
and on his definition of cataract, 159- -412, 414-420.
observations on the cataract of the lenti- Bentham (Jeremy), plan of parliamentary
cular membrame, 160, 161—its probable reform, 128-remarks on Mr. B.'s inno-
cause, 162–progress of this disease, 162, vations on the English language, 129–
163—treatment proposed by this author,

liis ridicule of a mixed government, ib.-
164-remarks on it, 166-167.

affirms the field of Waterloo to be the
Adour (river), gallant passage of, by the grave of British liberty, 130--strictures
British, 427, 428.

on the present goverument, 131, and on
Africa (Northern), account of discoveries the parliainentary representation of cer-
in, 375-378.

tain populous boroughs, 131, 132–
Agricultural Poor, plan of providing for, claims the right of voting for the female

sex, 133—inadequacy of moderate re-
Alva (duke of), his character, 2--extrava- form asserted, 133, 134-tirade against

gant eulogy of, by Lope de Vega, ib. the Whigs, 134—concluding advice tu
Antar, notice of a poem on the adventures Mr. Bentham, 135.
of, 367, and note, 368.

Bentley (Dr.), points of resemblance be-
Antiquities (Egyptian), recently discovered, tween, aud Bishop Watson, 239.

notices of, 368, 369—notices of re- Bernadotte, interesting anecdote of, 63, 64.
searches' making for antiquities in the Bernardez (Diogo), a Portugueze poet, no-
north of Africa, 370.

tice of, 6.
Appeal of Murder, nature of, 181, 182— Bombay Native Army, description of, 402

antiquity of such appeals, 183—not ne- -anecdotes of its valour and fidelity,
cessarily connected with trial by battle, 403-406.
184-the propriety and expediency of Botelho Pereira, adventurous voyage of,
suffering appeals of murder, considered, 337–339, notes.

Bowditch (Mr.), account of his mission to
Armada (Spanish), victory of, confidently the king of the Ashantees, 376, 378.

anticipated by the Spaniards, 4–6– Brazil, state of, in 1640, 99—villainous
description of it, 6, 7.

conduct of the Dutch towards the Por-
Articles of Perth, account of, 511-ratified tugueze, ib. 100, 101--their errors in the
by the Scottish parliament, 512.

management of their power, 101, 102-
Ashantees (king of), account of, 377, 378. oppression of the Portugueze, 102, 103
Ashford v. Thornton, case of, 180, 181. -revolt of the latter in Maranham, 103,
Asia and America, non-contiguity of, de- 104—the Dutch finally cede Brazil to
monstrated, 435—437.

Portugal, 109—fruitless efforts of the
Aurora Borealis, singular beauty of, in the Jesuits in behalf of the Indians, 123,
arctic regions, 492.

124–state of the Portugueze colonies, in

1685, 127.

Bridges (military), observations on the con-

struction of, 426–430.
Baillie (Colonel), massacre of, and of his Bucksoo, a Pindarrie chiestain, account of,
corps, by Hyder Ali, 57.

476, 477.
Battle, trial by, when introduced into Eng. Burchardt (Mr.), enters the service of the

land, 186---form of it, 187, 188-sin- African Association, 362—sketch of his
gular trial by battle at Montargis, 188, travels in Palestine and Egypt, 363, 364
189_remarks on this mode of trial, -interesting account of his last hours,

365, 366.


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