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command devolves on Titus, who invests the city, 376.-takes the first and second

fortifications, but is repulsed in his attack upon the third, ib. surrounds the city

with a wall, ib.--crueliies of the Romans towards the Jews, 377--internal com-

motions and famine in the city, ib.-Titus wishes to preserve the Temple, which is

set fire to by a soldier, 378-city taken, ib.-Scriptural propbecies thereby

fulfilled, ib.

No. IX.

Lectures on the Liturgy.--Lecture II.--Liturgy, part I.--Morning, and Evening

Prayer, 415-proper state of mind to enter thereon, ih.-general exhortation, ib.

confession, 416-absolution, ib.--Lord's Prayer, ib.--service the joint performance

of the pastor and people, 417–Psalms, ib.-Lessons, 418~Hymns, ib.-Creed,

419-Bidding Prayer, ib.---Collects, ib.-Stale Prayers, 420---Prayer of St.

Chrysostom, 421-conclusion of Morning Service, ib.-Evening Service, 422–

signification of the Litany, 422—Prayers and Thanksgivings to be read on

special occasions, 424.

Proofs of the Existence of Contrivance and Design in the Works of Nature, by Paley.--

A contriver and artificer necessary to the production of any piece of mechanism,

424-a Creator still more necessary to the existence of the world, 426.

On Divine Providence, by Felltham.-Goodness of God manifested in the internal

and external formation of man, 427-poor and rich a necessary distinction, 428-

infinite wisdom of God in superintending the universe, 429.

Reflections on Mar, by Young.--Notice of the author, 430.

No. X.

Lectures on the Liturgy.-Lecture III, Liturgy, part 11.-Collects, 467—Epistles and

Gospels, ib.-communion service, 468–rites and ceremonies, ib.-baptism, ib.

catechism, 470_confirmation, 471-matrimony, ib.-- visitation and communion

of the sick, ib.—burial of the dead, 472_churching of women, 473-commina-

tion, ib.-Psalms, ib.-service to be used at sea, 474--thanksgiving for defeat

of Fox's plot, 475-prayer and fasting for martyrdom of King Charles, ib.

thanksgiving for the Restoration of Charles II. ib.-King's accession, ib.-metrical

version of the Psalms, 476.

Mahometanism.-Date of its rise, 476~-Mahomet, his birth and descent, 477-bis first

marriage, ib.- pretends to have been appointed by God to deliver a new revelation

to mankind, ibo-publishes the Koran, ib.-marries three wives, 478—he is joined

by'some heretical Christians at Medina, whither he removes, ib:-pretends to

a revelation commanding him to use the sword against the enemies of his faith, 479

-is wounded at Ohud, and beseiges Caibar, ib.-storms it, ib.--is poisoned there,

ib.-dies at Medina, ib.—form of government and religion established by him, 480

-Mahometanism contrasted with Christianity, ib.

No. XI.

Lectures on the Liturgy-Lecture IV - The Creed, part I.-Practice must agree with
belief in religion, 520_origin of Creeds, ib.-Creeds used in our Church, ib.
Nicene Creed, ib.-Athanasian, 521-A postles', 522-grounds of belief in the exist-
ence of God the Father, ib.--the Son, 524—and Holy Ghost, 525 in the incar.
nation, sufferings, death, and resurrection of Christ, ib.
On Modern Infidelity, by Hall.-Infidelity and apostacy foretold in the New Testa-
ment, 528infidelity cannot last long, ib.-destroys itself by comparison of
doctrines and effects with Christianity, ib.--Religion not to be used as a political
engine, 529—it is an individual more than a public consideration, ib.-Christianity
probibits no innocent pleasures, 530-true religion evidently on the increase, ib.

Letter from Mr. J. Burdett, written six days before his execution, 531–535.

No. XII.

Loctures on the Liturgy.Lecture V.-The Creed, part II.- Declaration of our

belief in the Ascension of Christ, 571 his heavenly authority, ib.--and his coming

as a Judge at the Last Day, 572_our belief in the Holy Ghost, ib.--the universal

Church, 573--the communion of saints, 574-the forgiveness of sins, ib.-the

resurrection of the body, ib.--and the life everlasting, 575conclusion, 576.

On Scriptural Knowledge, by Hall.-Inestimable value of Scriptural knowledge as

a rule of life, 577--fear of God's judgments the strongest obstacle to sin, 578

religious instruction the best counterpoise to depravity, ib.--care recommended

in the religious education of youth, ib.

Happy Deaths, by Mrs. II. More.--Notice of the Author, 580_evil effects produced

by the boastful accounts circulated of the heroic behaviour of unbelievers on

death-bed, 581~we must judge charitably in regard to the future state of others,

582—death merely conveys us to another state, but does not fit us for that state,

583—necessity of being always prepared for death, ib.

Extracts from Death, a Poem, with notice of the Author, Bishop Porteus, 584.

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The British Patriot.

No. I.

Life and Character of Alfred the Great.-Enumeration of those actions which entitle

him to the appellation of Great, 17-birth-place, ib.--first impulse to his patriotic

spirit imparted by his mother, ib.-also influenced by his visits to Rome, 18-

ascension to the throne, ib.-first action with the Danes, ib.-driven from his

throne by the new invaders of England, ib.-becomes a cowherd, ib.--compelled

to perform menial offices, ib._subjected to the ill-humour of a peasant's wife,

ib.-retires with some friends to the fens, 19-enters the Danish camp in disguise,

ib.-meets his friends in Selwood Forest, and is victorious in an action with the

Danes, ib.-rebuilds bis ruined cities, ib.-establishes an army and a navy, ib.--

his division of time, ib.-account of the civil institutions which he established, 20-

death of Alfred, 22.

Of the British Constitution.-Notice of Archdeacon Paley, 22–Government of
England, how divided, ib.--provisions of the British Constitution, ib. taxation and
punishment, 24-confinement, 25-habeas corpus, ib.-statutes relative to high
{reason, ib.-balance of the Constitution explained, ib.-balance of interest de-

scribed, 26.

On the Expression of Public Opinion, in Great Britain.-Intention of the late Act to

prevent seditious meetings, 27-necessity for such a measure, 28--Mons. Cottu's
opinion of the privileges enjoyed by the people of this country, ib.

Essay on Peace, by Lord Clarendon, 29- Beauty and advantages of peace, 30%

Opinion of Cæsar on peace, ib.

Description of Britain, by Thomson.-Notice of the Author, 32.

No. II.

Sketch of the Reign and personal Character of his late Majesty, George III.-Import-

ance of the events of his reign, 67–birth of his Majesty, 68--his father's

death, ib..formation of his mind illustrated, ib.-opinion of his mother of his early

character, ib..accession, ib.-his patriotism early evinced, 70--Horace Walpole's

description of him, ib.-issues a proclamation for the encouragement of piety and

virtue, ib. renders the Judges independent of the Crown, ib.--places the heredi.

tary revenues of the Crown at the disposal of Parliament, '71-his marriage, ib.

coronation, ib.-instance of his humility and piety, 72–Churchill's character of

his Majesty, ib.-bis motives for perseverance in the contest with America, 73~-his

first interview with the American Ambassodor, ib.--decision of his Majesty's cha-

racter displayed during the riots in London, 74-Mr. Pitt's entrance into power

the most important era of his Majesty's life, 75-Cowper's eulogium on George

III. 75bis Majesty's first illness, 76mhis recovery, ib.--communication from his

Majesty to Mr. Pitt on that subject, ib.-bis conduct on the occasion of the

the French revolution, 77—his last illness, 78_influence of his private character

on society, 79mhis title to the name of George the Good, 80.

No. III.

Some Particulars of the famous Battle of Blenheim.- The Duke of Marlborough obtains

permission from the States General to march into Germany, 117--his celebrated

march from Flanders to the Danube, 118--recrosses the Danube, and joins Prince

Eugene, ib.-instance of Marlborough's presence of mind, 119_Marshal Tallard

surrenders himself, 120- the troops in Blenheim surrender to Gen. Churchill, ib.

-important effects of the battle of Blenheim, ih.-subsequent behaviour of Marl-

borough, 121.

Character of Lord Viscount Falkland, Secretary of State to King Charles I.-Lord

Falkland killed at the battle of Newbury, 121-his previous good fortune, ib.-

his motives for consenting to become Secretary of State, 122-his courage and

humanity at the battle of Edgehill, 123-his cheerfulness of mind destroyed by

the civil war, ib. his bravery and death, 124.

On National Education. The importance of extending education to the poorer

classes defended, 125-public commotions arise from ignorance in the people,
proved by history, ib.---superiority of the present system of National Education

pointed out, 126-importance of a due attention to the characters of the teachers, 127.

On the Means of Preventing Offences, by. Sir W. Blackstone.--Notice of Sir w.

Blackstone, 127-superiority of preventive justice to punishing justice, 128--law

respecting sureties, ib.-difference between recognizances for keeping the peace

and those for good behaviour, 130

Scene between Genry V. and the Lord Chief Justice, from Shakspeare.-Notice of

William Shakspeare, 131

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No. IV.

Conversation on the Times, betrocen Colonel English and Corporal Kent, 169.

On Canals.--Great advantage of canals, 173_England indebted to Mr. Brindley, for

his ingenuity in the construction of canals, 174-canal across the Irwell, ib.--Trent

and Mersey Canal, ib. death of Brindley, 175.

On Capital Punishments.-Methods of administering penal justice, 177-considera-

tions on the prerogative of pardon, 178m aggravations which guide io the selection

for punishment, 179.

Influence of Christianity on the Condition of the Labouring Classes, by Bernard.-Notice
of Sir Thomas Bernard, 179-effects of Christianity in ameliorating the horrors of
war, ib.- abolition of slavery induced by Christianity, 180-torture abolished from
every Christian state, ib. superior humanity of criminal proceedings in modern
times, 181–decrease of child-murder, ib.-superiority of Christian charity, ib.

The Tombs of Nelson and Pitt, by Sir Walter Scott.-Notice of Sir Walter Scott, 183,

No. V.

On the Poor Laws. A conversation between Colonel English and Corporal Kent,221.

Naval Victories, No. I.--Sailing, of the Brest Fleet, 2964 engagement of Rear-

Admiral Pasley, with the Revolutionnaire, ib.--victory of the 1st of June, 227.

On the Division of Labour.–Political Economy a modern science, 227_Adam Smith

the first promulgator of it in this country, 228-labour the real producer of national

wealth, ib.-examples and causes of the division of labour, 229.

Life of John Howard, 230_taken by a French privateer, 231—forms the design of

visiting all the prisons in England, ib.visits the places of confinement throughout
Europe, ib. dies at Cherson, ib.-influence of Howard's example, 232-state of

prisons in the United Kingdom, ib.
On the Patriotic Songs of Great Britain, 233-Influence of popular songs on national

feeling, 234m-spirit of the English navy kept alive by appropriate songs, ib.
England possessed of a greater number of national songs than any other country,
ib.-Rule Britannia, 235~Britons strike Home, 236manecdote respecting bis late

Majesty, ib. Ye Mariners of Englaud, 237.

No. VI.

Admonitory Address to the People of Great Britain, 273.

On the Distinction between Indigence and Poverty, 278-innocent causes of indigence,

279.remediable indigence, ib.- culpable causes of indigence, 281).

Naval Victories, No. II.-Battle off Cape St. Vincent, 283-gallantry of Nelson,

284—Sir John Jervis created Earl St. Vincent, 285.

The French Revolution. The last will and testament of Louis XVI., 285_exemplary

conduct of Abbé Edgeworth, 288_indignation of Malesherbes at the treatment of

the King, 289.

The Two Weavers, 290.

No. VII.

On Criminal Judicature in England, from De Lolme.--Notice of De Lolme, 327–

appointment of a grand jury, ib.-mode of proceeding against a criminal, ib.-

form of trial, 328-form of proceeding in cases of high treason, ib.-duties of the

judge and of the jury, 329.

Memoir of Captain Cook. His early life, 331-appointed to the command of the

Endeavour, 331_discovery of the South Sea Islands, ib.--his second voyage to the

South Seas, 332_his third voyage, ib.-bis death, ib.
Public Charities of London, No. I.-Account of Bartholomew's Hospital, 333-Beth.
lem Hospital, 334_Bridewell

Hospital, ib.

On the Circumstances which promoted Commerce, Manufactures, and the Arts, in Modern

Europe, and particularly in England, by Millar. - Notice of John Millar, 335

limited commerce of the ancients, ib.-excellence of manufactures in some Italian

towus in the 12th and 13th centuries, 336m-inveotion of the mariner's compass,

ib.--discovery of America, ib.--cruel policy of Philip II. of Spain, 337—woollen

manufacture of England, ib.extension of manufactures caused the decline of

villeinage, 338.

Aboriginal Britons, by Richards, 340.

My Native Land, by Scott, 342.


Of the Origin and Use of Money, 381.

On Popular Law, No. I.-Importance of a summary knowledge of our duties to the


State, 384-origin of our form of goveroment, 385-feudal system, ib.-origin of

parliaments, 386 division of English law into two parts, 387.

Memoir and Original Letter of Sir Cloudesley Shovell.-His daring spirit whilst cabin.

hoy, 388-created Rear Admiral by King William, ib.-engaged in the battle of

La Hogue, ib.-appointed Rear-Admiral of England by Queen Ande, ib.-his

vessel lost on the rocks of Scilly, ib.--confession of his murder, 389~his letter to

Admiral Russell, ib.

Public Charities of London, No. II.-Account of Christ's Hospital, 390-S1. Thomas's

Hospital, 391-Guy's Hospital, ib.account of Thomas Guy, ib.

Abolition of the Slave Trade, by Montgomery.-Notice of Mr. Montgomery, 392.

On the Loss of the Royal George, 394.

No. IX.

On the Poor Laws --The poor anciently dependent on the Church, or their Lords,

432—the Reformation productive of a famine, ib.-Poor Laws intended for those

only who could not maintain themselves, 433-alarming increase of pauperism, ib.
-design of workhouses, 434-effects of extending relief to paupers at their own
homes, ib.--consequence of giving assistance according to the number in family,
ib.-state of Manchester, 435—superiority of voluntary contributions evinced by
the practice of Scotland, ib.-aversion io parochial aid in Scotland, 436–Mr.
Burke's observations on the scarcity of 1795, ib.--the sudden abolition of the poor
laws im practicable, 437—an improvement in their administration suggested, ib.

Popular Law, No. II.-Nature of Private Acts of Parliament, 439—duty of the

Judges, ib.—the jurisprudence of the kingdom anciently in the ecclesiastics, ib.-

changed at the Conquest, it). -Court of Chancery, 440 - province of the Lord

Chancellor, ib.-duties of the Vice-Chancellor, ib. - Master of the Rolls, ib.

Court of King's Bench, the supreme court of common law, ib.-Court of (ominon

Pleas, ib.-Court of Exchequer, established by William !-right of appeal, 441–

sessions of the peace, ib.-duty of a grand jury, ib.- trial by jury, ib.-mode of

appointing, and duties of, petty juries, ib.
Life of Jonas Hanway.-- Establishment of the Marine Society, 444-plan of Mag-

dalen Hospital, ib.-aids in the promotion of Sunday Schools, 445-bis exertions

in behalf of chimney-sweepers, ib.-his epitaph, 446

Ulm and Trafalgar, 446.

No. X.

Popular Law.- No. III.--Juridical division of England hy Alfred, 494--changes

therein caised time and increase of population, ib.--present authority of con-

stables, ib.-persons injured in matters criminal must depose on oath to the nature

and particulars of the offence before warrant can be granted by a justice for ap-

prehension of criminal, 495—in petty offences apprehension only resorted to in the

event of offender disobeying summons to appear, ib.-Judges of Kirg's Bench,

their warrants extend over the whole kingdom, ib.--those of inferior judges must

be backed before execution in a different county from that in which they were

granted, ib.-origin and nature of the appointment of Justices of Peace, 496–

now appointed under the Great Seal, ib.-- Quorum, ib.~Chairman at Quarter
Sessions, ib.-qualifications required by law for a Justice of Peace, ib.-Coroner,
his functions, 497-Sheriff or Bailiff, custodier of a county, ib.-manner of his eleco

tions, ib.-his duties, ib.

British Heroism, 499,-Sonnet, To My Country, 499.

No. XI.

On Political Discussions.-Increased facilities of procuring information, 536-con-
sequent increase of political curiosity, 537-prevailing error of every man attempt.
ing to decide on public questions without adequate knowledge, 538—Practical
Christianity the great object of education in all ranks, 539-staiement of public
duties of the cottager, the artificer, and shopkeeper, the farmer, merchant, and ma-
nufacturer, the nobleman and gentleman, the learned professions, 539, 510-politi-

cal disputes unsuited to the female sex, 541-the proper duties of women, 542.

Naval Victories, No. III.-Admiral Duncan's victory over the French fleet, Oct. 11,
1797, 513–difficulties of Admiral Duncan's situation, 544—dastardly conduct of

Story, the Dutch Admiral, 545—The British Admiral created Baron Duncan.

On Saving Banks.-Superiority of this to any other plan of saving small sums, 546-

their tendency to prevent imprudent marriages, ib.--their inducement to care and

economy in females, ib.be moral influence of such establishments, ib.
Popular Law, No. IV.-On the general privileges of the citizen, 548-Englishman's
chief privilege an equal participation in the laws, 551-slavery therefore unknown
in this country,ib.-liberiy secured by the Charter granted by King John, in - Pil!
of Rights, in-laws securing personal liberiv, 554—15in porttio. wakuona is the

common law, ib, --laws for the security of private property, ib.

The British Character, 553.


No. XII.

Naval Victories, No. IV.-The Battle of the Nile, August 1, 1798, 587-Brueys

moored in Aboukir Bay. ib.--force of both fleets, ib.-memorable conduct and
sayings of Lord Nelson, ib.-description of the battle, 588—dangerous situation of
the Culloden, and other vessels,589–Lord Nelson wounded, 590his magnanimous
conduct in the cockpit, ib.-L'Orient takes fire, 591—suspension of the battle
through that event, ib.-recommencement of the action, 592-statement of loss on

both sides, ib.-death of Capt. Westcott, ib.-effects of the victory, ib.

On Benefit Clubs.-Inadequacy of these clubs to the objects they profess, 592–

generally formed upon erroneous calculations, 593—more for the benefit of the

publican than the members, ib.-funds expended on other objects rather than the

relief of members, ib.-illustrated by the example of a benefit club, of 13 years'

standing, ib.-their danger as nurseries of vice, 594-parishes derive little or no

benefit from them, 595—their mischievous tendency in politics and religion, ib.

exceptions where guided by men of education and principle, ib.

On Civil Obedience, by Pearson.— Notice of the Rev. Hugh Pearson, 595–pretences

for reform have never been wanting, 596–excellence of the institutions of this

country, ib.-our greatest danger arises from licentiousness and tumult, 598

remedy for disaffection to be found in the diffusion of morality and religion, ib.

Address to the State and Church of England, 599.

No. I.

Principles of Christian Education.- Notice of Thomas Babington, Esq., 34-necessity

for a parent to be on his guard against his faults and weaknesses when in the bosom

of his family, ib.—parent never to make mere playthings of his children, ib.--

parent should have a child's good rather than his own ease in view,35—in correcting,

a fault to look to the heart, 36—parent to be on his guard against the artifices of

children, ib.-necessity for consistency in the

management of children, ib.

Exposure to Cold, from Parkinson's Villager's Friend.-Extreme danger of sudden

exposure to cold, 37-cautions to be observed in restoring warmth to the body when

chilied, ib.-attention to the management of clothing necessary, 38.

Hindoo Superstitions, 39.-Notice of James Forbes, Esq., ib._superstitions of

Pooleahs of Malabar, ib.-abject state of the Parias, ib.-misery of Molungres,

or Salt-boilers, ib.-depravity of Native Courts of Justice in India, 40- Hindoos

not universally depraved, 40-two narratives illustrative of their superstitions, 41.

English Months.-January, 43—difference of commencing the year between ancients

and moderns, ib.-ordinary appearances of January, ib.-winter brings us ac-

quainted more minutely with many living creatures, ib.-torpid state of many

animals during winter, ib.-beneficial effects of snow, 44-lines on the thresher,

from Cowper, ib. .

Character of a fair and happy Milkmaid, by Sir Thomas Overbury.—Notice of Over-

bury, 45.

Story of a Betrothed Pair, from Crabbe's Borough, 46 Notice of Mr. Crabbe, ib.

Character of a Happy Life, by Sir Henry Wotton, 48—Notice of Sir Henry Wotton, ib.

No. II.

Life of Sir Matthew Hale, Lord Chief Justice of England, 81-birth-place, ib.

corrupted by his intercourse with stage players, ib.-engaged in a lawsuit with Sir
William Whitmore, 82-his close study, ib. :-reason why he never drank healths, ib.
regularity in his atiendance at church, ib.—his acquaintance with Mr. Selden, ib.
his integrity during the rebellion, 83-engaged by all the king's party, ib.--Crom-
well makes him a Judge, ib.-appointed Lord Chief Baron at the Restoration, ib.
---becomes Lord Chief Justice of England, ib.-resigns from ill health, ib.-his joy
at approaching death, ib.-rules observed by him for employment, 84.
Great Fire of London, from Evelyn's Memoirs, 85.- Notice of John Evelyn, Esq., ib,
Funeral of the Fisherman's Son.-An affecting scene of humble life in Scotland, 89.
The Steam Engine, 91-qualities of gunpowder, ib.—defect of gunpowder, water,

and wind, when applied to machinery, ib.-steam engine supplies what was want-
ing in all, 91--variety and extent of its powers, 91-its discovery not made at once,
92-water not elastic, ib.—spoken of by the Marquis of Worcester, ib.-employed
by Captain Savary, in mines, ib.-improved by Mr. Newcomen, ib.-perfected by

Mr. Watt, ib.—notice of Mr. Watt, ib.
Anecdote of Sir Isaac Newton, 92.
English Months.-February, 93—more severe than January, ib.-poetical descrip-

tion of a day in February, ib.-appearance of the approach of Spring, ib.-indica-
tions of the renovation of nature constant in February, ib.-economy of Provi-
dence in the growth of plants, ib.

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