Sidor som bilder

sions, 263, 264---critical analysis of the
original Hebrew of this verse, 264-266
-examination of Mr. Bellamy's transla-
tion of Gen. vi. 6. 267-271-of Gen.
xxii. 2. 271-272-and of Gen, ii. 3, 4,
5, 23, 24-and of Gen. i. 273-277.
Genoese, character of, in the 17th century,
9, 10.

George II. (King) Funeral of described,


George III. anecdotes of, 66, 127.
Geyser, or boiling spring of Iceland, de-
scribed, 304-306.

Gibbons, the sculptor, anecdote of, 50.
Giles's (St.), Schools for educating the
lower Irish, opposition made to, by the
Romish priests, 109.
Gladiator (Dying), exquisite description
of, 226.

Gustavus III. King of Sweden, account of
the death of, 385, 386.

Hazlitt (William), Lectures on the English
Poets, 424-general character of the work,
ib.-434-its plan, 425-definitions of
poetry, 426, 427-remarks thereon, 428

his astronomical allusions inapplicable
and incorrect, 429-defects of his paral-
lels between great poets,430-his assertion
that the progress of experimental philo-
sophy has checked poetical enthusiasm,
disproved, 430, 431-examinations of
some of his criticisms, 432, 433.
Heckla (Mount) present state of, 315.
Henderson (Dr.), Journal of

in Iceland, 291-object of his journey
there, 302-abstract of his travels, 303,
et seq.-description of the new Geyser,
304, 305, 306-his arrival at Holum,
306-interview with Thorlakson, the
Icelandic poet and translator of Milton,
307, 308-Icelandic hospitality, 308-
visit to other hot springs, 309-notice of
the volcanic mountain, Krabla, and of
the obsidian mountain, 310, 311-de-
scription of the eruption of the Skedera
Yokul, in 1783, 313, 314-notice of the
volcanic mountain Heckla, 315-and of
the Aurora Borealis, ib.-description of
the rock-wood, called Surturbrand, 317,
318, 319-character of the work, 321.
Hobhouse's (Mr.) notes on Childe Harold,

strictures on, 231, 232.

Horticulture, state of, in the seventeenth
century, 20, 21.

Hospitality of the Icelanders, 308.
Hot Springs of Iceland, notices of, 304-
306, 309.

Hoxton, improvements among the poor of,
by the establishment of a school there,
104, 105.

Hulls (Jonathan) the inventor of Steam-
Boats, 354, 355.

Iceland, former state of, 291-its present
state, 292-population, 293-volcanic
origin, ib.-physical appearance, 294-
climate, 295-its ancient government,
296-punishments, 297-introduction of
Christianity, 297, 298-exemplary con-
duct of the Icelandic clergy, 298-state
of Education, 299-excellent character
of the Icelanders, ib. 300-interior of
their houses described, 300--their diet,
301-their mode of salutation, 303-
hospitality, 308-Travels in, see Hen-

Images, anciently painted, 240, 241.
Indiana territory, character of the settlers
of, 67.

Inoculation for Small Pox, first practised in
China, 363-its progress through Eu-
rope, 364, 365-particularly in England,
365, 366-plans of treatment adopted
by the inoculator Sutton, 366, 367.
Inscription (aucient) on Pompey's pillar,
explained, 239, 240-translation of one,
245-copies and translations of several,
on the Egyptian Sphinx, 411-415.
Institute (French), anecdote of their jea-
lousy of the progress of England in
science and the arts, 195, note.
Ipsambul, successful researches in the tem-

ple of, by M. Belzoni, 423, 424.
Ireland (Rev. Dr.) Letter to Mr. Brougham,
493-bis satisfactory account of the
Charities at Croydon, 525-527-vindi-
cation of himself, 528.

James II. (King) anecdote of, 467—his ill
treatment of the natural children of
Charles II. 468, 469-sincerity of his
conversion to the Roman Catholic faith,
470-account of his death, 471, 472.
Jomard (M), illiberality of, towards M.
Belzoni, detected, 193, 194-his hosti-
lity to England exposed, 194, 195-and
his statements relative to Egyptian and
Nubian antiquities, falsified by the re-
searches of M. Belzoni, 419-426.
Keats (John) Endymiou, a poetical ro-

mauce, 204-the author a copyist of Mr.
Hunt, 205-observations on his preface,
ib.-probable fable of the poem, 205,
206-specimens of it, with remarks, 206

Krabla, a volcanic mountain of Iceland,
notice of, 311.


Libraries of Constantinople, real state of,
237, 238.

Light (Capt.) Travels in Egypt, Nubia,
&c., 178-play and execution of his
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work, 178, 179-present state of Alexan- | Murders, remarks on the increase of, 112,
dria, 180-arrives at Cairo, 181--inter-
view with the Kiaya Bey, ib.-arrives at Myers (Thomas), remarks on education,
Siout, 182-notice of the slave market &c. 79.

there, ib.—account of the island of Ele-Mysterious Mother' of Horace Walpole,
character of, 122.
phantina, 183-antiquities at Deir, 184
-observations on the natives of Nubia,
185, 186-description of the ruins of
Carnac, 187-visit of Captain Light to
the mummy pits of the ancient Thebans,
118-striking resemblance between the
temples of India and those of Egypt,
188, 189.

Lincoln (Bishop of) vindicated from the

charges of Mr. Brougham, 519-522.
London, ravages of the plague in, 35, 36—-

description of the fire in 1666, 37-40.
London (Bishop of), eulogium on, 563.
Lonsdale (Lord) vindicated from the at-

tacks of Mr. Brougham, 537-538.
Louis XIV. and his court, description of,
at Versailles, 465, 466-anecdotes of his
liberality, 473.

Louis XVIII, address of the Prince Regent
to, 468.

Lower classes, cause of the moral deterio-Ney

ration of, 81.


Macirone (Count), incorrectness of his
statements relative to the death of Ge-
neral Murat, 490-492.

Maina, a district of modern Greece, ac-

count of, 235-form of government, ib.
-character of the Mainiots, 236-their
religion, ib.—condition of their women,

236, 237.
Manuscripts (Greek), notice of, 238.
Memoirs, observations on the value of, 460,

Mere (Lincolnshire), real state of the cha-
rity at, 518-520.
Mice, economical, of Iceland, notice of,
309, 310.

Milman (Rev. H. H.) Samor, or the Lord
of the Bright City, a poem, 328-plan of
the work, 331, 332-specimens of it,
with remarks, 332-345-observations
on its excellencies and defects, 345,346.
Ministers, conduct of, defended against the
insinuations of Mr. Brougham, 511.
Monasteries of Mount Athos, notice of,
238, 239.

Monk (Professor), vindication of the Uni-
versity of Cambridge, from the reflections
of Sir J. E. Smith, 434. See Smith.
Moore (James), History of Small Pox and
of Vaccination, 357-merit of his treatises,
375. See Small Pox, Vaccination.
Mummy Pits of ancient Thebes, 188.
Murat, (General) death of, shewn to have
been legal, 490-492.

National Schools, probable expense of, fór
the metropolis, 107-benefits resulting
from their general adoption, 108-proof
that they are schools for all, 110-the
society for establishing them vilified in
the Edinburgh Review, in the report of
the Education Committee, and by Mr.
Brougham, 502-504-proofs that the
children of Dissenters are not only not
excluded from them, but that they are
actually taught in these schools, 505,
506-scantiness of its means compared
with the benefits it has conferred, 508.

Newcastle (Duke of) anecdotes of, 126,


Newton (Sir Isaac) puny attempts to ex-
pose the errors of, 376-379.

(Marshal), justly condenied, 149—

152-remarks on his case, 479. 480.
Nicholl (S. W.) summary of the report and
evidence, relative to the Poor Laws, 79.
See Poor.

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Nubia, observations on the character of the
inhabitants of, 185, 186-notice of Tra-
vels in. See Light-researches of M.
Belzoni, 425, 426.

Oak tree, various uses of, 48, 49.
Obsidian mountain of Iceland, 311.
O'Reilly (Bernard, Esq.) voyage to Green-
land and the adjacent seas, 208-identi-
ty of the author ascertained, 209-his
charge against the masters and mates of
Greenland ships, of falsifying their logs
and journals, refuted by fact, 209, 210
--non-existence of the Linnean Isles,
pretended to be discovered by him, 210
-curious contradiction exposed, 211—
specimen of his etymological skill, 212,
213-other curious blunders of this au-
thor, 213, 214.

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pretensions, 375, 576-account of his


Brougham, 535, 536-real state of the
case, 536-538.

puny efforts to subvert the Newtonian St. Bees School, state of, according to Mr.
philosophy, 376–379.
Plague, ravages of, in London, 35, 36.
Pocklington School, state of, as represented
by Mr. Brougham, 528, 529-the real
facts of the case, 529, 530.
Poetical criticism, ancient and present state
of, 329. 331.

Salt (Mr.) observations of, on the sculpture
paintings of the ancient Egyptians, 404,


Saving Banks, advantages of, illustrated,
103, 104.

Sayes Court, improvements of, by Evelyn,
17, 18-its subsequent fate, 45, 46.
Scolding, night school for, in St. Giles's,
111, note.

Pompey's Pillar, remarks on, 239, 240.
Poor, ancient character of, 80-the num-

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ber of unnecessary public houses, a cause
of their increase, 82-84-other causes

of the increase of pauperism, 85, 86-Scott (Sir William), letter to, in answer to
Mr. Brougham, 492-character of it.



provision for educating them neglected
at the Reformation, 86-88-remedies

for correcting the existing evils of pau-Selwyn (George), anecdotes of, 125.
perism-moral and religious education, Septuagint Greek version of the Old Testa-
92-101-the due administration of
good laws, 101-encouragement of the
industrious, 101, 102—the establishment
of Saving Banks, 103-observations on
their present condition, and on the means
and plans for promoting education among
them, 500-508.

ment, when executed, 260-remarks on
its value, 261.
Settlers in America, inconveniences of, 62,
63, 69.

Sévigné (Madame), interesting letter of,
465, 466.

Preaching, fanatical, during the rebellion,
specimen of, 23.

Prince Regent, noble address of, to Louis
XVIII. 468.

Prisons, remarks on the former and present
state of, 114, 115.
Provisions, price of, at Norfolk in Virginia,

Public houses, increase of, a cause of the
increase of pauperism, 82-were the
common abodes of labourers in the time
of James I., 83-number of, now, a
nuisance, 84-reduction of their number
necessary, 101.
Publications (New) Lists of, 282-570.
Pyramid of Cephrenes, opened by Mr. Bel-

zoni, 196--plan of it, 197-description
of its interior, 198-202-notice of the
bones discovered in it, 280, 281-re-
marks on the design of the pyramids,
202, 203—the Well in the great pyramid
of Ghiza explored by Mr. Davison, 392,
393-and by Mr. Caviglia, 396, 397—
I description of the second chamber, 394
-successful researches of Mr. Caviglia,
in this pyramid, 399,400.


Skedera Yokul, an Icelandic volcano, erup-
tion of, described, 313, 314.
Slave-market at Siout, notice of, 182.
Slavery, state of, in Virginia, 56, 57.
Small-pox, antiquity of, 358-existed in
China, from a very remote period, 359
-whence it spread over Egypt, Syria
and Persia, 361-introduced into Spain
and France by the Saracens, 362-and
carried to America by the Spaniards, ib.
-inoculation for it, first practised_in
China, 363-progress of it through Eu-
rope, 364, 365-particularly in England,
365, 366-account of the treatment
adopted by the inoculator Sutton, 366,
367-examination of the evidence for
and against vaccination, as a preventive
of small-pox, 370-374-cases of small-
pox after vaccination, 373.
Smallpox Hospital, table of the number of

patients admitted into, 373.
Smith (Sir James Edward), considerations
of, respecting Cambridge and its Botani-
cal Professorship, 434-circunstances
under which he obtained permission to
give botanical lectures at Cambridge,
435, 436-character of his publication,
436-refutation of his assertion of the
paramount authority of the, science of
botany, 437, 438-strictures on his clas-
sical illustrations, 439-his observation
refuted, relative to the admission of en-
tire strangers to Cambridge being per-
mitted to lecture there, 440-his ineligi-
bility, 441, 442-importance of a bota-
nical professor's religious creed being
orthodox, 445, 446.
Sphinx (Egyptian), clearance of, from sur-


Reformation in England, imperfections of,

Richmond (Virginia) notice of, 57.
Roman Catholic Priests, opposition of, to

the education of the poor, 109, 110.
Russia, population of, 164-smallness of
her revenue, 165-examination and re-
futation of the supposed danger of Eu-
rope from invasion by this power, 166—

rounding rubbish, 410-copies and trans-
lations of various inscriptions on it, 411
-415-plan of the ground covered by
it, 416-remarks on this colossal piece
of sculpture, 417.
Spital (Lincolnshire) charity, state of, ac-
cording to Mr. Brougham, 519-its real
state, 521, 522.

Steam-boat, American, described, 57-
proot that Mr. Fulton was not the in-
ventor of steam-boats, 352-355.
Surturbrand, or rock-wood of Iceland, ac.
count of, 317, 318.


Taverns, American, described, 56––60.
Temples of India and Egypt, striking re.

semblance between, 185, 189.
Thebes, visit to the mummy pits of, 188.
Theobalds, ancient and present state of, 18.
Thorlakson, a Danish Poet, anecdote of,

307, 308.

Timber-trees, observations on the various
uses and culture of, 48-52.
Torpedo invented by Fulton, notice of, 348,

Trinity College (Cambridge), curious in-
terpretation of the statutes of, 541.
Tuileries, state of, in the seventeenth cen-
tury, 5.

Vaccination first discovered by Dr. Jenner,

369-statements of the evidence for, and
against, its power, as a preventive of
small-pox, 370-374.
Venice, former greatness of, poetically de-
scribed, 221, 222-observations on the
former government of that state, 225.
Virginia, prices of provisions in, 56–
description of a Virginian tavern, ib.—
account of the town of Richmond, in that
state, 57.


Walnut-tree, uses of, 49. 60.
Walpole (Hon. Horace), Letters of, to Mr.
Montague, 118-character of the writer,
118,119-his vanity, 120, 121-remarks
on his Mysterious Mother,' and Castle
of Otranto,' 122--on his Reminiscences'
of the Reigns of George í. and II., 123
-character of his Letters,' 124-anec-
dotes of Lord Balmerino, and Lady
Townshend, 125-description of the fu-
neral of George II., 126-anecdote of
his present Majesty, 127-of Henry
Fielding, 127, 128-confession of an old
worldling, 129-anecdote of fashionable
life, 129, 130.

Walpole (Robert), Memoirs on European
and Asiatic Turkey, 231-contents of the
work, 232-account of the district of
Maina, and its inhabitants, 235-237-
of the libraries at Constantinople, 237,
238-monastery at Mount Athos, 239-
notice of Pompey's Pillar, ib.-ancient
inscription explained, 240-proof that
the Greeks painted their statues, 240,
241-on the gold and silver coinage of
Attica, 242, 243-antiquities discovered
at Amyclæ, explained, 244-translation
of an ancient inscription, 245-strictures
on the execution of the volume, 245, 246.
Washington (City), notice of, 61.
Well in the Great Pyramid of Ghiza, de-

scent of Mr. Davison into, 392, 393-
successfully explored by M. Caviglia,
396, 397.

Willow-tree, uses of, 51.

Wilson (Sir Robert), Sketch of the Mili-
tary and Political Power of Russia, 131
-his assertions relative to the campaign
of 1812 corrected, 138-causes of Buo-
naparte's overthrow, 139—Sir R. Wilson's
account of his conduct in 1814, 142—
his statement respecting the battle of
Waterloo, 146-148-the fitness of Mar-
shal Ney's condemnation proved, 149-
152-479, 480-the conduct of the
allies towards Norway, Saxony, and cer-
tain parts of Italy, vindicated, 153–158
-and towards France, 158-162-exa-
mination of his assertions relative to the
danger of Europe from the power and
ambition of Russia, 164-177.

Letter to his consti-
tuents, 478-examination of his state-
ment of his services in Portugal and
Spain, 480-485-account of the action
at Banos, 487-490.
Winchester College, disrespectful treatment

of, by Mr. Brougham, 539, 540, notes.
Woman, or Pour et Contre, a tale, 321—
object of the author, 322-sketch of the
tale, 323-325-specimens of its absur-
dities, 326, 327-advice to the author,

Women, advantage of giving them the en-

Wood (Rev. Dr.), extraordinary examina-
tire disposal of their earnings, 101, 102.
tion of, by the Education Committee,
with remarks, 531-535.


Yeovil charities, misrepresented by Mr.
Brougham, 523.



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