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Davison, (Rev. J.) Inquiry into the ments, 236, 237-biographical sketch
Origin and Intent of Primitive Sacri- of that eminent astronomer, 237-spe-
fice, 78-importance of the inquiry, cimen of his industry, 237, 238-Astro-
remarks on, ib. presumptive argu- nomical Society, notice of, and of the
ments in support of the divine origin observatories of Edinburgh and Glas-
of primitive sacrifice advanced by
Bishop Jeremy Taylor and Archbi- Genesis, theory concerning the original
shop Magee, 79, 80-respective opi- composition of the book of, 93,
nions of Mr. Davison and Mr. Moles- 94.
worth, 81--position laid down by Gibbon and Dr. Middleton concerning
Mr. D., ib.--the human origin of sa- the evidence of miracles, assertions
crifice presumed by him from the si- of, 17.
lence of holy writ, 82_his remarks Godwin, (W.) History of the Common-
on Gen. iii. 21, 83_observations wealth of England, 61-policy of
thereon, 83, 84—his view of Abel's Henry the Seventh on his accession
sacrifice considered, 84-88-general to the throne, remarks on, 61, 62-
remarks on the work, 88, 89-ex- reigns of Henry the Eighth, Elizabeth,
tracts from Mr. Molesworth's “ An- and James, brief view of, 63, 64-
swer,” 89-95. See Molesworth.
precepts and examples on which the
Dinner à la Cossacque, 149.
principles of Charles the First were
Dublin circle, notice of, 221.
formed, 64-unsupported calumnies
upon his memory, notice of, 65-
Esquimaux woman, anecdote of, 97. practice of the constitution from Ed-
Eusebius, miracles recorded in his Ec- ward the Third to James the First,
clesiastical History, 17-21.
considerations on, ib.—Godwin's cha-
racter of Charles the First, 66, 67-his
Fighting gladiator in the Louvre, spi- employment of Glamorgan, remarks
rited description of, 162, 163.
on, 67-72—Godwin's repetition of the
Fire-police of St. Petersburgh, account atrocious calumnies invented by the
of, 149, 150.
regicides, strictures on, 72-74-his
Frogs, reflections on the plague of, 134, bigotry, specimens of, 74, 75-picture
of Cromwell, 76, 77-remarks there-
Fury, account of her danger, 122.
on, 77—character of the work, ib.
Gough, (Mr.) of Kendal, the blind bo-
Gautier, (A.) Coup-d'ail sur l'Etat ac- tanist, notice of, 146.
tuel de l’Astronomie Pratique eu
France et en Angleterre, 216_quali- Hampden club, brief history of, 103,
fications of the author, ib.John 104.
Bernoulli's work on astronomy, no- Harris, (Dr. T. M.) Natural History of
tice of, 217-observatory of Green- the Bible, 128—danger resulting from
wich, 217, 218-instruments which the study of such questions as fill the
have been successively placed in this author's work, reflections on, 128
observatory, account of, 218-221– Samson's employment of foxes or
Dublin circle, notice of, 221-con- jackals to fire the corn of the Philis-
troversy between the astronomer- tines, critical remarks of Dr. H., 132-
royal and Dr. Brinckley, 222-226– 134-his remarks on the plague of
character and labours of Dr. B., 226 frogs, 134, 135-mistranslation of the
observations on double stars by Sir Hebrew word réēm corrected by him,
W. Herschell, Bode, Lalande, Piazzi, 136, 137-deference paid to Jewish
South, and Struve, 226-229-obser- authority by our translators, notice
vatory at Oxford, notice of, 229, 230 of, 136, 137, 138—miraculous supply
-Cambridge observatory, descrip- of manna to the Israelites, observa-
tion of, 230-232-Dolland's transit tions on, 138-140—Burckhardt's ac-
instrument, Troughton's mural circle, count of the Arabian manna, 139–
and Jones's equatorial, account of, misrepresentation (by Scheuchzer) of
232-235-extra-meridional observa- a literary discussion between Augus-
tions at Greenwich, Paris, Dublin, tine and Jerome, respecting the gourd
and other regular observatories, little of Jonah, injudiciously adopted by
value of, 235, 236-equatorial and Dr. H., 140-real history of the case,
transit instruments of Mr. South, 236 141-143—discreditable means of en-
-the late Sir W. Herschell's instru. hancing the price of the abridged
edition of this work, strictures on, Journal of a Tour in Italy in the year
1821, 154-character of the work,
Holman, (J.) Travels through Russia, 165-—the author's voyage from New
Siberia, Poland, Austria, Saxony, York to Naples, account of, 165-167
Prussia, Hanover, &c., in the years -an excursion to Mount Vesuvius,
1822, 1823, 1824, 144-encourage- 168, 169-awful desolation of the
ment given to men of science by Pontine Marshes, 169, 170-incorrect
Catherine the Second, ib.--service remarks on Rome, 170—reflections
rendered to Russia by the Germans, on a first view of the “eternal city,"
ib.-distinguished German travellers, ib.—concluding remarks, 170, 171.
145—Englishmen who have traversed
Russia, 145, 146—remarkable in- Letter from Lord Stanhope to Major
stances of what may be accomplished Cartwright, 107–from Dr. Parr to the
without the use of sight, 146--early
ples of, 59, 60-concluding remarks, tion of a Polar winter, 117—amuse-
ments of the officers and crews during
Milner, (Dr.) mistatements of, exposed, the winter, 118_Capt. P.'s opinion
of Mr. Barlow's plate for correcting
Miraculous powers in the Christian the deviation of the compass, 118,
church, various opinions as to their 119-observations on sound, by Lieut.
continuance,14-claims of the Romish Foster, 119, :20-animals by which
church, remarks on, 15, 16–Gibbon they were visited, 120– land-journeys
and Dr. Middleton, assertions of, 17 undertaken, notice of,ib.-unfortunate
erroneousness of those assertions death of a seaman, ib.--they sail from
shown, 17-29-general credit of Port Bowen, 121-danger of the Fury,
church-miracles, and duration of mira- Capt. Hoppner's account of, 122, 123
culous power in the church, consi- she is abandoned, and the Hecla
returns to England, 124, 125-remarks
Moise, (Dr.) the blind lecturer on natu- of Capt. Parry on the discoveries of
ral philosophy, notice of, 146.
his predecessors, and on the practica-
Molesworth, (Rev. J. F, N.) Answer to bility of the enterprise, 125-127–
the Rev. J. Davison's “ Inquiry into general style of the narrative, and
the Origin and Intent of Primitive exorbitant price of the volume, 127,
Sacrifice, &c." 78-remarks of the 128.
author on Mr. Davison's theory, 89, Pearson,(Rev. J.N.) The whole Works
90_his argument on the silence of of Robert Leighton, D.D. Archbishop
the book of Genesis, 91, 92-theory of Glasgow, 239.- See Coleridge.
concerning the original composition Polar winter, description of, 17.
of the book of Genesis, observations Profession of a young nun at Rome, ac-
on, 93, 94-true reason of the assumed
count of, 161, 162.
silence of Moses, 94-concluding re-
marks on the hypothesis of the hu- Radcliffe, (Anne,)Gaston de Blondeville,
man origin of sacrifice, 94, 95,-See 171-character of the work, 171, 172.
Rěēm, critical remarks on the Hebrew
Mural circle in Greenwich observatory, word, 136, 137.
account of, 219.
Semler's theories concerning the works
Observatory of Greenwich, account of of Tertullian, notice of, 9.
217, 218-instruments placed in it, Society, Italian, remarks on, 163-165.
218-221-of Cambridge, 230-234—
of Edinburgh, 232-and of Paris, ib. Transit instrument in Greenwich obser.
Ormonde, Marquess of, letters of vatory, notice of, 220.
Charles the First to, 67.
Turin, city of, notice of, 156.
Parry, (Capt. W.E.) Journal of a Third Vassa lage, system of, in which the Rus-
Voyage for the Discovery of a North- sian peasantry is held, views of, 150,
west Passage from the Atlantic to the 151.
Pacific, 113-arrangements for the View from Rivoli described, 155, 156.
voyage, ib.--official instructions, ib. Volga, voyage down the, from Tche-
the expedition drops down from Dept- bocsar to Kazan, 151, 152,
ford, 114-obstruction from icebergs
in Baffin's bay, description of, 114, Williamson, (Mr.) of Edinburgh, the
115- breadth of the barrier of ice, blind botanist, notice of, 146.
account of, 115—difficulties encoun- Woodstock :-Brambletye House, 171
tered near Cape York, 115, 116– -extracts, from them, with remarks,
severe gales experienced off Port 1'13-182.
Bowen, 116–Capt. Parry's descrip- / Works of the Fathers, remarks on, 1-6.