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Burnet (Bishop), parallel between, and
Bishop Watson, 230-measures recom-
mended by him to the consideration of
parliament, 259, 260.

Burney (Capt.), memoir of, on the geo-
graphy of the north-eastern part of
Asia, 431-refutation of his doubts on
the authenticity of Deschnew's voyage
round the north east point of Asia, 432

-435-his opinion that Asia and Ame-
rica are contiguous parts of one and the
same continent refuted, 435-437-his
conclusions, arising from the supposed
decreasing depth of the sea, erroneous,



Cambridge University, Augustan age of,

Caraccas, captaincy of, described, 153-
condition of the Indians there, 154-
population, 155-climate, 155, 156–
description of the peaked mountain of
Silla, 157.
Cataract, definition of, 161—the term of
Arabian origin, 162-probable causes,
symptoms, and progress of the cataract
of the lenticular membrane, 162, 163—
account of Sir William Adams's method
of treating this disease, 164, 165—re-
marks thereon, 165–167.

Caverns, remarkable, at Cuchivano, 141,
142-at Guacharo, 144, 145.
Cawder Beg, a Native Indian officer, gal-
lant conduct of, 393, 394, 365.
Chappell (Lieut.), voyage to Hudson's Bay,


Character, advantage of making it a crite-

rion of amount of relief to the poor,

Charles I., arbitrary conduct of, in Scot-
land, 513.

Charles II., attempts of, to restore episco-
pacy in Scotland, 518-522.
Christie (Capt.), honourable character of,

Church of Scotland, state of, at the time
of the reformation, 507-cruelty of the
Earl of Cassilis to the Abbot of Crossra-
guel, 508, 509-modification of episco-
pacy there, 509-the powers of the
bishops restored, 510-effects of this
measure upon the inferior clergy and the
people, 511-Articles of Perth forcibly
introduced by king James, 511-ratified
by the Scottish parliament, 512-arbi-
trary conduct of Charles I. in Scotland,
513-platform of the reformed church of
Scotland, 514-state of the church during
the rebellion, 515-the clergy, how no-
minated, 516-anecdotes of Archbishop

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Coreans, inhospitable conduct of, 312-
interview of Captain Hall with a Corean
chief, 311.

Cottage farm system, examined, 278—280.
Covenanters (Scottish), anecdotes of, 527

Cranch (Mr.), collector of subjects in na-

tural history on the expedition to the
river Zaire, account of, 359, 360.
Crawford (Capt.), honourable character of,
421, 422.

Cuchivano, remarkable caverns at, 141,

Cumana, account of an earthquake at,

Cumanaçoa, town and plain of, described,


Current (circumvolving), from the north
Pacific into the north Atlantic, reasons
for supposing the existence of, 440—


Dalias (Mr.), anecdote of, 59, 60.
Davison (John), considerations on the poor
laws, 259.-See Poor Laws.
Deschnew's voyage, authenticity of, vindi-
cated, 432-435.

Douglas (Sir H.), Essay on Military Bridges,
423-Exposition of Du Buat's theorem
relative to the velocity of water, 425,
426-Account of the bridge of boats,
by which the British crossed the river
Adour under Lord Hopetoun, 427, 428
-passage of rivers by means of flat
batteaux and row boats, 428-and fly-
ing bridges, ib.-directions for defend-
ing the passage of a river, 428, 429---
mode of constructing various other kinds
of bridges, 429, 430.

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Drake (Sir Francis), traditionary anecdote
of, 27, 28-account of Lope de Vega's
poem on him, 25-28.


Earthquake at Cumana, described, 149

Easter, ecclesiastical computation of, vindi-
cated, 496-502.

Egede (Hans), journal of his residence in
· Greenland, 480. See Greenland.
English, manners and constitution, exag-
gerated sketches of, 224-229.
Episcopacy, account of the restoration of,
in Scotland, by James VI., 511-by
Charles II., 518-522-arbitrary con-
duct of the Scottish bishops, 523, 524.
Eyre (Mr.), purser of the Congo, notice
of, 358.


Farms. See Cottage farm, Parish farms.
Fernando (San), mission of, described, 139,


Ferns, gigantic growth of, in South Ame-
rica, 145.

Fetiches, or charms, of the inhabitants of

Congo, account of, 354.
Flint (Lieutenant), anecdotes of his intre-
pidity and skill, 56, 57.
Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus,
fable of, 379-382-specimens of the
novel, 383, 384-remarks thereon, 382

Freyre (Gomez), noble conduct of, 126.
Friendly Societies, evils of, 277, 278.


Galwey (Mr.), a volunteer in the expedi-
tion to the river Zaire, biographical no-
tice of, 361, 362.

Gilbert's (Mr.), act of 1782, respecting
poor houses, effects of, 273.
Godwin (Mr.), Mandeville, a tale, 176
-character of it, ib. 177.
Gongora (Luis de), ode of, on the antici-
pated victory of the Spanish Armada,
4, 5.
Greenland (old or East), disappearance of
ice from the eastern coast of, 200-ac-
count of the colony there, 209—its inter-
course with Denmark, when cut off, ib.
-unsuccessful attempts made to ascer-
tain the fate of the colonists, 210-cir-
cumstances tending to prove that Green-
land is either an island or a cluster of
islands, 211, 212-account of ancient
Norwegian ruins at Juliaushaab, - 486
-superstitious belief in vampires among
the Greenlanders, 494, 495.
Greenland (west), account of, 481-amount

of trade thence with Denmark, 482—

character of the Greenlanders, 483-
their language, ib.-sacrifices and labours
of the Danish missionaries, 484-horticul-
ture of Greenland, ib.—mineralogy, 485.
Gregorian correction of the calendar, ac-
count of, 497, 498.

Guacharo, cavern of, described, 144, 145.

Hall (Capt.), Account of the Loo Choo
Islands, 308--comparison of his work
with that of Mr. M'Leod, 309,310-ac-
count of his interview with a Corean
chief, 311-Inhospitality of the Coreans,
312-notice of Sulphur island, 313—ac-
count of the formation of a coral reef,
314-arrival at Loo Choo, ib.-hospita-
lity of the inhabitants, ib. 315-inter-
course of the English with them, 316—
account of Madera, an interesting is-
lander, 317-319-affecting departare
from them, 320, 321-remarks on the
character and manners of these islanders,
323, 324.

Handel, character of, 98.

Hawkey (Lieut.), biographical account of,
357, 358.

Haydn (Francis Joseph), birth of, 73—
his early love of music, 74-account of
his musical education, 74-76-com-
poses music for the Devil on two Sticks,
79 becomes acquainted with Metasta-
sio, 78-enters into the service of the
Esterhazy family, 79-account of his
visit to England, 80-and of his retire-
ment, 81-anecdotes of his piety, loyalty,
and patriotism, 81, 82-honourable tri-
bute of public esteem to him, 82-his
mode of composing, 83-parallel between
Haydn and Mozart, 97, 98.

Hazlitt (William), Characters of Shake
spear's plays, 458—remarks on his abuse
of his critical predecessors, 458, 459—
and on his style, 459-strictures on his
account of Cymbeline and Macbeth,
460-Hamlet, 461-Romeo and Juliet,
and the Merchant of Venice, ib. 462-
King Lear, 462-his observation on
Shakspeare's immorality, refuted, 463—
vindication of Shakspeare's loyalty, 464
-exposure of Mr. Hazlitt's sophistries,
465, 466.
Holland (Lord), account of the lives of
Lope de Vega and Guillen de Castro, 1
-strictures on his theory.

Humboldt and Bonpland (MM.), travels
of, part II. 185-general observations
on M. de Humboldt's style of narration,
186-description of the mountains of
New Andalusia, and the neighbouring
regions, 137, 138--and of the mission of


San Fernando, 139, 140-town and
plain of Cumanaçoa, 141-remarkable
caverns of Cuchivano, 141, 142-beau-
tiful climate and scenery on the plateau
of Cocollar, 142-liberality of the Spanish
monks to M. de Humboldt, 143, 144–
description of the cavern of Guacharo,
144, 145-gigantic growth of the fern-
tribe, 143-barbarous treatment of slaves
by the Spaniards, 146-state of society
at Cariaco, 147-observations on the
complexious of the inhabitants of South
America, 148-description of a remark-
able earthquake at Cumana, 149-151
-description of the country of Caraccas
or Venezuela, 153-158.

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Hunt (Leigh), Foliage,' a collection of
poems, 324-strictures on his dedication,
325-and on a passage of his preface,
$26-329-his real merits, 329, 330-
specimens of his poems, with remarks,
330-332-specimens of his translations,
333-concluding strictures, 334, 355.
Hyder Ali, war of, with the Mahrattas, 47

his treachery to Nunjerai, 48-defeats
the English under Captain Nixon, 49—
is himself defeated by the Mahrattas, 50—
anecdotes of his ingratitude, avarice, and
cruelty, 51-55-his successes against
the English, 56-58-his reflections on
his precarious situation, 59-his death
and character, 60--63.


Ice, floating masses of, discovered, in com-
paratively low latitudes, 200.-See Polar

India, inhabitants of, why attached to the

British government, 386, 387.
Indian Native Army, origin of, at Madras,
388-anecdotes of the fidelity and good
conduct of the Sepoys there, 389-394
-particularly of the governor's body
guard, 395, 396-their patience, inte-
grity, and endurance of privations, 397
-401-description of the sepoys of Bom-
bay, 402-instances of their fidelity, bra-
very, and good conduct, 403-406-
origin of the Bengal native army, 413,
414-account of the native corps called
'the Mathews,' 407, 408-the Red
Battalion,' 408-anecdotes of their fide-
lity and valour, 409. 412. 414-419, 420.
Isidore (St.), account of, 34-and of Lope
de Vega's poem on him, 35-39.


112-122-causes of their failure in Bra-
zil, 123, 124.


Kendall (E. A.), Argument on Appeal of
Murder and Trial by Battle, 177-cha-
racter of the work, 179, 180. 191. See
Appeal of Murder and Battle.
Kirkton (Rev. James), Secret History of
the Church of Scotland, 502-account
of the author, 504-specimens of his
preaching, 505, 506-remarks on his
editor, 531-534.-See Church of Scot-


Lithgow, curious celebration of the Resto-
Lang (Master), gallant conduct of, 58.

ration at, 522, 523.

Loo Choo Island, account of a coral reef at,
314-hospitality of the inhabitants to the
English, 314, 315-interesting particu-
lars respecting one of the islanders, 317
-319-remarks on their character and
manners, 323, 324.

Lope de Vega Carpio, birth and education
of, 1-patronized by the Duke of Alva,
2-his extravagant eulogy of the duke, ib.
-marries, 3-singular eclogue of Lope
on the death of his wife, ib.-enters the
army, 4-embarks on board the Spanish
Armada, 6-his misfortunes during the
voyage, 7-marries again, 8-strictures
on two of his sonnets relative to that
event, 9-is again a widower, ib.-be-
comes an ecclesiastic, 10-his death and
posthumous honours, ib.-the various con-
tradictory accounts relative to the num-
ber of his productions considered, 11, 12
-respect paid to his person, 13-com-
parison of his Arcadia and that of San-
nazaro, 14-fable of Lope de Vega's
Arcadia, with remarks, 16-18-speci-
mens of it, 19, 20-plan of his Her-
mosura de Angelica, 20-22-specimens
of it, 22, 23, 24-plan of his Dra-
gontea, a poem on Sir Francis Drake,
25-29-character of his Jerusalem, with
specimens, 29-31-ridiculed by Diogo
de Sousa, 33-plan of his poem of Isi-
dro de Madrid, 34-40-notice of his
pieces, published under the assumed
name of Burguillos, 40-43-account of
his Rimas Sacras, 44-46.


Mádera, a chieftain of Loo Choo, interesting
anecdotes of, 317-319, 320, 321.

Jaetters, the aboriginal inhabitants of Ice- Madras Native Army, origin of, 388-

land, account of, 490, 491.

Jesuits, account of the labours of, and

of their establishments in Paraguay,

anecdotes of its bravery and fidelity,
389-396-its patience and fortitude un
der severe privations, 397-401.


Malo (M. C.), Panorama d'Angleterre, 223
-strictures on his motto, 224-on his
characters of our public men, 225—and
the police and manners of London, 226
-curious blunders concerning parlia-
mentary reform, 226, 227-on the Red
Book, 227-and the English bishoprics,
ib.-his false view of the state of the arts

in England, 228.
Manufacturing Poor, plan of providing for,
284, 285.

Marriages among the Poor, effects of the
present system of poor laws on, 269–
considerations on the marriages of the
poor, 293, 294.

Méduse (La), account of the shipwreck of,
168-175-parallel between the conduct
of Captain Maxwell and that of the
French officers under the same circum-
stances, 175, 176.

Memnon, notice of the colossal statue of,


Mendicity, suggestions for checking, 291,


Methven (Lady), curious anecdotes of, 534,


Mountains of New Andalusia, description

of, 137-beautiful view from the peaked
mountain of Silla, 156, 157.
Mozart, early love of, for music, 88-
anecdotes of his musical skill and per-
formances, 89, 90-particularly in Eng-
land, 90-92-travels in Italy, 92-Dr.
Burney's character of him at the age of
sixteen, 93-composes the opera of Ido-
meneo, 93-account of his peculiar me-
thod of composition, 94-description of
his personal appearance and habits of
private life, 95-extraordinary circum-
stances attending the composition of his
Requiem, 96-honourable testimony of
Haydn to his excellence, ib.-Parallel
between those two great composers, 97,
98-Mozart's tribute to the talents of
Handel, 98.


Paraguay, state of, at the arrival of the Je-
suits, 110, 111-account of their labours
in civilizing the Indians, 112-their dif-
ficulties, 113-manœuvres of the Spa-
niards, to prevent the civilization of the
Indians, 113, 114-account of the Re-
ductions, 115-oppressed and ravaged by
the Spaniards, 116, 117-obtain permis-
sion to defend themselves, 117-defeat
their enemies, 118-examination of their
establishments, 119, 120-education of
the Indians, 120, 121-their amusements,

Parish-farms, inefficacy of, 278.
Parliamentary Reform. See Bentham.
Pastoral poetry, whence introduced into
Spain, 13-why popular, 15.

Pentland Hills, account of the battle of, 5

Pindarries, origin of, 466-points of resem-
blance between them and the Cossacks,
467-powers of the lubbreea or principal
commander, 467, 468-their country de-
scribed, 468-mode of conducting their
marches, 468, 469-their halts at night,
470-attachment to their horses, 471-
their arms, 472-account of their moral
and physical qualities, 472, 473—ra-
vages committed by them in the years
1814 and 1816, 474--mode of dividing
their plunder, 475-account of their prin-
cipal chieftains, 476-479-means by
which alone they can be put down, 480.
Plants, new genera and species of, disco-
vered on the banks of the Zaire or Congo
river, 350, 351.

Polar Basin, reasons for supposing the ex-
istence of, 448-456.

Polar Ice, approximation of, to the south-
ward, the probable cause of the chillness
of the atmosphere during the last two
summers, 201, 202-probable cause of
the disappearance of the polar ice, 203
-important inquiries arising out of such
disappearance, 204-the influence of the
removal of so large a body of ice, on our
North West Passage, former attempts to dis- own climate, considered, 204-208.
cover, why unsuccessful, 212, 213, 223 Poor Laws, reports and publications con-
-grounds for believing the existence of a cerning, 259-the present system of poor
passage from the Atlantic into the Pacific laws a perpetual bounty in favour of pau-
ocean, 213-diagram, illustrative of the
perism, 261-danger resulting from its
subject, 214-observations tending to continuance, ib. 262, 265-origin of the
prove the existence of the north-west poor laws, 262-amounts of poor rates
passage, 214-223.
between the years 1748 and 1815, 263,
264-pressure of the poor-rates on parti-
cular counties, 266-evils of our present
system, 267, 268-its influence on mar-
riages among the poor, 269-origin of
the workhouse system, 270-evils result-
ing from it, 271, 272-effects of Mr.


Officers, discharged under half-pay, sugges-
tions for employing, 306.
Overseers (salaried), advantage of having,

Gilbert's act, of 1782, 273-expense of
keeping paupers in workhouses, 274-
notice of the ancient statutes respecting
the poor, and their effects at the time
they were passed, 274, 275-review of
various schemes for modifying the pre-
sent system of assessment of poor-rates,
275, 276-inefficacy of parish farms, 278
-examination of the system of cottage-
farms, 278-280-evils of the present
law of settlement, 280-advantage of
having salaried officers, 281-plan of
providing for the agricultural poor, 284,
and for the manufacturing poor, 284,
285-advantage of making the relief of
paupers depend on previous character
and conduct, 287–290—suggestions for
checking vagrancy and mendicity, 291,
292-the marriages of the poor consider-
ed, 293, 294-on making provision for
the industrious aged poor, 295, 296-
benefits resulting from the making of re-
lief depend on character, 300–306.
Publications (New), lists of, 254, 542.


Reformation in England and Scotland,
comparative observations on, 506, 507.
Rivers, observations on the military pas-
sage of, 425-430.

Russell (James), the assassin of Archbishop
Sharp, account of, 539, 540.
Savigny (J. B.) et Correard (A.), Naufrage
de la Méduse, 168-account of the wreck
of that vessel, 169-escape of the gover-
nor of Senegal and part of the passengers
and crew, ib.-sufferings of those who
were put on board a raft, 170-174-
miseries of those left on board the wreck,
175-contrast between the French officers
and crew, and those of H. M. Ship Al-
ceste, 175, 176.

Saving Banks, in what respects preferable

to Friendly Societies, 277, 278-their
peculiar advantages, 298, 299, 300.
Scepticism (philosophical), benefits of, 431.
Scotland. See Church of Scotland.
Sepoys of Madras, description of, 397, 398.

anecdotes of their bravery and good
conduct, 389-396, 398-401-account
of the Sepoys of Bombay, 402-anec-
dotes of their fidelity and valour, 403–
406-origin of the Bengal Sepoys, 413,
414-account of their achievements, 407
-412, 414-420.
Settlements of the poor, evils of the present
system of, 280.
Shaikh Ibrahim, a native Indian officer, gal-
lant conduct of, 395, 396.
Shakspeare, dramatic characters of, vindi-

cated from Mr. Hazlitt's censures, 458---

Sharp (Archbishop), anecdotes of, 517—
account of his murder, 536-539.
Sheffield (Lord), Observations on the Poor
Laws, 259. See Poor Laws.

Simmons, a native of Congo, romantic ad-
ventures of, 343.

Slaves, cruel treatment of, by the Spaniards,
146-their condition in the Caraccas,

Smith (Capt.), interesting interview of, with
the Bashaw of Tripoli, 370-374,
Smith (Professor), botanist on the expedi-
tion to the river Zaire, account of, 358,

Sounds (musical), curious theory of, 84-


Southey (Robert), History of Brazil, Vol.
II., 99-character of the work, 127, 128.
See Brazil.

Stuart (Walking), anecdote of, 51.
Sulphur Island, notice of, 313.


Thorgill, an Iceland chieftain, anecdotes of,
487, 488-wrecked on the coast of
Greenland, 488-his subsequent adven-
tures, 489, 490.

Tippoo Sultaun, accession of, to the throne
of Mysore, 63-anecdotes of his bar-
barity and tyranny, 64-68-dreadful
retribution on one of his agents, 69-his
death and character, ib. 70.
Tripoli (Bashaw of), interesting conversa-
tion with, 370-372.

Tuckey (Capt.), Narrative of the Expedi-
tion to explore the River Zaire or Congo,
335-contents of the work, 341, 349-
account of the preparations for the voy-
age, 336-339-mortality among the
gentlemen employed, 340-symptoms
and appearance of the Congo fever, 340,
341-departure of the expedition to the
river Zaire, 342-slow progress up the
river, 343-interview with the Chenoo
or King of Embomma, ib. 344-singular
funeral customs of the natives, 344-
progress of Captain Tuckey and his party
beyond the cataracts, 345-biographical
memoir of Captain Tuckey, 355-357-
testimonies to his singular worth, 355,

Tudor (Mr.), comparative anatomist on the
expedition to the river Zaire, notice of,

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