Index to Volume 2



Abbey of St. Denys, described, 135.

Aberdeen (Lord), on Gothic architecture, 142, 143.

Abyssinia, visited by Mr. Salt, 115—pass of Taranta, ib.—progressive changes in the civilization of, 116—account of an Abyssinian breakfast, 117—commercial intercourse between England and Abyssinia proposed, 118—revolutions in, 122—Bruce's account of its history in the main correct, 123—observations on its history, by Mr. Salt, 123—importance of an intercourse with, to England, 124.

Achilles, rhapsody on the tomb of, 295.

Administration, remarks on the recent changes of, 423-425—remarks on the present state of parties in, 455-460.

Affection, remarkable anecdote of, at Taheite, 50.

African Islands, remarks on, 103.

Agriculture, list of books in, 235—deplorable state of, in the reign of William I., 311.

Albuquerque, anecdote of his severity, 90.

Alexandrian School (Jerningham's), review of, 275—character of the first Christian professors there, 276.

Ali (Vizir), letter of, 95.

American Annals, review of, 319—sketch of the successive settlements in America, 320, 321—anecdotes of the New Englanders, ib.

Americans, unfair trade of, with the inhabitants of the South Sea Islands, 59, 60—have contributed to injure the harbour of Mocha, 114—their unfair trade there, ib.—curious change in the name of America proposed, 319—wise policy of the Quakers of Pennsylvania, 322—sketch of the successive settlements of America, 320—anecdotes of Metacom, an Indian chieftain, 323—and of the Regicides who fled thither, 324-326—unjustifiable persecution of the Quakers in New England, 326-329—account of Locke's constitution for Carolina, 329—interesting anecdote respecting the Charter of Connecticut, ib.—state of literature in America, 330—estimate of the American character, 331—buying and selling unknown in the new settlements, 332—prevalence of dram-drinking in America, 333—execrable state of American inns, 334—slavery exists in the southern states, ib. 335—gloomy character of the New Englanders, ib.—rigid observance of the Sabbath enforced there, 335—fanatical sects, ib. 336—deplorable state of law, as administered in America, 336—prevalence of gambling, ib. 337—Americans and English are natural friends, ib. [469]

Amiens, cathedral of, observations on, 137, 138.

Amusements of the Chinese, account of, 262.

Anglo-American Literature, account of, 330.

Antiquarianism, observation on, by Warburton, 127—proper season for antiquarian pursuits, ib. 128—antiquarian investigations beneficial to literature, 128—study of antiquities an easy pursuit, ib.

Antiquaries (Society of), observations on the English style of architecture, 134, 135.

April-Fools, custom of making, prevalent among the Hindoos, 94.

Arabs, smuggling trade of at Bombay, 106—their superstition respecting European cannon, 113—of Yemen, character of, 114.

Araucand of Ercilla, remarks on, 323.

Arch, pointed, observations on, 133—gradual improvement of, accounted for, 145.

Architecture, sacred, progress of, 129—form of the first Christian churches, ib.—of the churches in Gaul, 130, 131—of the English churches, 131, 132—state of, at the time of the Crusades, 132—theory of the mental pleasure afforded by architecture, 134—origin of the English style, ib. 135—comparison between French and English architecture in the 15th century, 137-139—Warburton's remark on Gothic architecture, 141—Lord Orford's on the same, ib. 142—Mr. Knight's opinion on Gothic architecture, 142—Mr. Milner, on the origin of, ib.—improved in consequence of the Crusades, 144—new publications on, 235.

Argyle (Earl of), strictures on his character, 250, 251.

Arnold, on the management of the insane, review of, 155—his division of insanity, 159, 160.

Ascari, or Janissaries of Abyssinia, account of, 116.

Article (Greek), doctrine of, reviewed, 187—definition of, by Dr. Middleton, 188, 189—strictures on, 189, 190—relation of the article to its predicates, 191, 192—insertions of, in reference, 193—hypothetic use of, ib.—omissions, 194—insertions and omissions of combined, ib.—use of, before proper names, 195—article before abstract nouns, ib.—application of, in illustrating the New Testament, 196-201—Mr. Sharp on the use of, 196-201.

Ashe (Mr.), character of his travels, 332—his account of the American character, 332, 333.

Austin (St.), fond of Platonism, 277.

Axum, curious obelisk at, 119—misrepresented by Bruce, ib.—description of, ib. 120—account of a singular custom there, ib.


Bagration, Prince, portrait of, 296.

Bahar, roads of constructed by convicts, 93.

Baird's (Sir David) account of Gallicia, 208—arrives at Corunna, 216.

Barrow (Mr.)'s statements respecting China vindicated, 265.

Bathing, how far useful in the cure of madness, 178.

Battles of Talavera, review of, 426—plan of, and extracts from, 428-432. [470]

Bawdwen's (Mr.) translation of Domesday Book, 310—importance of it, as a national document, ib.—his view of the feodal system, ib. 311—differences in the orthography of English names of places, accounted for, ib. 312—inquiry whether there were churches in England in the reign of William I., 312, 313.

Benares, superstitious opinion of the Bramins concerning, 94—remarkable staircase there, 95—account of singular meteoric stones which fell there, ib. 96.

Bengal, number of tigers in, reduced, 93—strictures on the state of its roads, ib.—increase of half-caste children there, 94—strictures on Lord Valentia's opinion on this subject, ib. 95.

Berkley (Bishop), Warburton's character of, 403.

Bhaughulpore, monument at, in honour of Mr. Cleveland, 93—character of its inhabitants, 94—singular round towers in its vicinity, 94.

Blisters, how far applicable in cases of madness, 178.

Bolingbroke's (Lord) character of Herodotus, as a historian, 355—remarks on his system of philosophy, 405—remarks on the divine commission of Moses, 407.

Bombay, strenuous efforts of the government of, to relieve famine, 106—causes of the decline of its trade, ib.—Parsees numerous there, ib.—marine of, shameful mismanagement of, 107, 108, 111—supine conduct of its government against Arab pirates, 124.

Books, quarterly list of, 235-461.

Bowles's (Mr.) poems reviewed, 281—general character of his poetry, ib.—strictures on the English sonnet, ib. 282—extracts of, and observations on his poetry, 282-287.

Brain, compression of, a cause of sleep, 157—distension of, a probable cause of insanity, ib. 158.

Bramins, their superstitious belief concerning Benares, 94.

British Colonies, cause of the distresses in, examined, 2, et seq.—comparative view of their produce, 3—abstract from the House of Commons report on the state of, 10.

British Constitution, Mr. Fox's remarks on, 244, 245—observations on, 304.

British Government, happy effects of in India, 97-105, 106.

Bruce's (Mr.) statements of, contradicted by Lord Valentia, 103-112—and by Messrs. Court and Salt, 109, 110-115—his account of the Abyssinians eating living flesh, not improbable, 117, 118—his mistaken account of the obelisk at Arum, 119—his account of Abyssinian history, in the main correct, 124—strictures on Mr. Jackson's censure of, 446, 447.

Burke (Mr.) observations on his political principles, 247, 248—a partial view of his character, given by Philopatris, 394, 395—Mr. Fox's dislike of him, accounted for, 394—his high commendation of Fox, 396

Burnet (Bishop) character of as a historian attacked, 251.

Buying and selling, nearly unknown in the new settlements of America, 332. [471]


Calvin, opinions of, no part of the doctrines of the church of England, 279.

Canning's (Mr.) letters to Earl Camden, review of, 412—remarks on Mr. Canning's and Lord Castlereagh's duel, 413-415—peculiarity of his situation, 414—statement of their dispute, 415, 416-420, 421—strictures on his concealment of Lord Castlereagh's dismission, 417-419—and on his resignation, 423-425.

Castlereagh (Lord) challenges Mr. Canning, 414—strictures on such conduct, 414, 415.

Cathedrals, English and French, comparison between, 137-139.

Cattle, may be profitably fed with sugar, 17—view of the difficulties and advantages of this system, 18-20.

Ceylon (Island), fragrance of, 100—success of the missionaries there, 101—schools wisely established by Mr. North, but suppressed by the East India Company, ib.—pensions granted to the Landroosts of, ib. 102

Characters of the late Charles James Fox, review of, 375—materials whence the work is selected, 378, 379—extracts from and comments on, 380-400—concluding advice to the author, 400, 401.

Charmilly (Col.) sent to Sir John Moore, 217.

Charter of Connecticut, singular preservation of, 329.

China, but little known to Europeans, and why, 256—exaggerated accounts of, 257, 258—extravagant claims of the Chinese refuted, ib.—supposed cause of the failure of the English embassy thither, 259—strictures on the situation of the country, 260—mode of travelling there, 261—account of the amusements of the Chinese, 262—instances of their rudeness, 264—infanticide practised by them, 265—charged with eating one another by M. de Guignes, ib.—distinction of classes in China, 266-268—view of the national character, 267—and government, 268—state of manufactures there, 268—children sold as slaves, 269—Chinese comedy destitute of decency, ib.—population of, 271—punishments of, 272, 273—French commerce with, annihilated, 274.

Chladni (M.) observations of, on sound, 344.

Churches, first Christian, of what form, 129—structure of, in Gaul, 130, 131—English churches, 131.

Church of England, whether Calvinistical in its doctrine, 277, 278. Church (Metropolitan) of St. Petersburgh, described, 292, 293—whether there were churches in England in the reign of William I., 312.

Cicero's opinion of Herodotus as a historian, 355—mutilated quotations of, by Philopatris Varvicensis, 381.

Civilization, on the best mode of effecting in the South Sea Islands, 54, 55.

Cleveland (Mr.) monument in honour of, 93.

Clinton's (General) remarks on the campaign in Spain, 203.

Close (Colonel), liberality of, at Poonah, 105. [472]

Colonies (British,) critical situation of, 1—investigation of the causes of their distresses, 2, et seq.—whether the glut of colonial produce in the British market be the result of a redundant supply in the whole market of the world, 5-8—colonial agriculturists enabled by the slave trade to fill up the chasm in the supply of produce occasioned by the revolution in St. Domingo, 2, 3.

Comedy, Chinese, account of, 269.

Commerce, British, injured by the Americans at Mocha, 114—proposals for commercial intercourse between England and Abyssinia, 118.

Connecticut, charter of, singularly preserved, 329.

Conscience, liberty of, not destroyed by the British legislature, 306.

Constitution of Britain, strictures on, 304.

Conversion, erroneous opinion on, entertained by some Christians, 81—Dr. Paley's views on, ib.

Coriat (Tom), the pedestrian traveller, character of, 92.

Corporal Punishment, in cases of insanity, inhuman and absurd, 173.

Cossimbusar (island of), tigers exterminated there, 93—the principal depot for silk, ib.

Court (Lieut.) appointed to explore the eastern coasts of Africa, 107.

Cox on insanity, review of, 155—account of his mode of rotatory swinging, as a cure, 179, 180.

Coxe (Mr.), character of as a traveller, 290.

Crichton (Dr.) on mental derangement, Pinel's opinion of, 160.

Criminal Law of Britain, remarks on, by Dr. Parr, 394, 395.

Crook, (Mr.) settled as a missionary at St. Christina, 27—anecdotes of, 28, 29—is carried to Nooaheevah, 30—treatment of by the inhabitants, ib. 31.

Cronstadt, account of, 291, 292.

Crusades, influence of, on Europe, 132—improved architecture, 144.

Crystallography, improved by Romé de Lisle, 64—newly modelled by Haüy's schemes, ib. 65.

Crystals, observations on the refraction of, 339.

Cuba, quantity of sugar exported from, in 1805, 3—causes of its prosperity examined, 4.


Dancing, indelicate manner of, in France, 183.

Davis (Mr.), gallant conduct of, 95.

De Guignes (M.) See Guignes.

De Lisle (Romé), the improver of crystallography, 64.

Dementia, or incoherent insanity, symptoms of, 160—case of, 163.

Demosthenes, eloquence of, compared with that of Fox, 385.

Denys (St.), abbey of, described, 135.

Dhalac-el-Kebeer, account of, 104—Mr. Salt's second tour there, 109—errors in Mr. Bruce's description of, ib. 110.

Difference of the orthography in English names of places, accounted for, 311, 312.

Diseases prevalent at Taheite, 47.

Dissenters, how excluded from office, by the test laws, 304—observations on this exclusion, ib. 306—are adverse to the ecclesiastical establishment in England, ib. 305—observations on some grounds urged for [473] dissent, 307—whether their admission to political privileges would benefit the establishment, 308.

Dixwell (Col.), one of the Regicides, 327—anecdotes of, ib. 328.

Dobelew, harbour of, described, 109.

Divine Legation of Moses, remarks on, 406-408—general view of Warburton's argument on, 409-412.

Dola (the) of Mocha, encourages British sailors to desert, 108.

Domesday-Book, translation of part of, 310—importance of, as a national record, ib.—plan of the survey therein contained, 311—different spelling of names of places in, accounted for, 312—extract from, 313.

Domingo (St.), revolution in, occasioned a chasm in the supply of colonial produce, 2, 3—consequences thereof, 3—account of its produce of sugar, 4.

Dram-Drinking, a principal cause of madness in America, 333.

Drawback on sugar, whether necessary, 12.

Duff (the), missionary ship, sets sail for Polynesia, 25—arrives at Taheite, 26—at Tongataboo, 27—and St. Christina, ib. 28—is again sent out, but captured, 51.

Du Perron (Anquetil), character of, as a traveller, 92, 93—anecdotes of his private life, 107.

Dutch East India Company send an embassy to China, 259—humiliating treatment of the ambassadors, 263.

Duties on sugar, estimate of, 7—progressive increase of, 11.

Dyer (Mary), a quaker, anecdotes of, 326, 327.


East India Company supposed by the Hindoos to be an old woman, 92—have begun to wage war with the tigers, 93—suppress the schools established in Ceylon, 101—imprudent indulgence of, to the Arabs, a cause of the declining trade of Bombay, 106—instance of fraud in the Company's marine department, 107, 108—possessions of, liable to danger from Egypt, 125—suggestions for securing them, ib. 126—observations on its management, 270, 271.

Eclipse of the moon, singular representation of, in China, 262.

Edgeworth, (Miss), tales of fashionable life, reviewed, 146—influence of novels on society, ib.—character of Miss E. ib.—excludes religious instruction, 148—plan of her tales, 149-153—character of the work, ib. 154.

Education, list of new works on, 237, 438.

Elephants, employed in India for draught, 96.

Eloquence of Fox and Demosthenes compared, 385—of Mr. Fox, strictures on, 386, 387—of Mr. Pitt, 387.

Embassy (British) to China, supposed cause of its failure, 259—Dutch one, sent from Batavia, ib.

Emetics, how far useful, in madness, 177, 178.

Emily, a moral tale, plan of, 315, 316—strictures on its execution, 315, 319.

English churches, observations on, 131, 132.

English, benevolent treatment of those detained by the emperor Paul, [474] 292—reflections on the sentiments becoming Englishmen at the present crisis, 313, 314.

Ercilla, observations on the Araucana of, 323.

Exclusion of dissenters from offices, strictures on, 304, 305.

Exports, amount of, from Cuba, 3—and from St. Domingo, ib.—from the British colonies, 6—of sugar, 10.


Falconet, curious notice of, 294.

Famine, dreadful effects of, at Poonah, 105, 106.

Fanaticism, progress of, in America, 335, 336.

Fermat, controversy of, with Descartes on the velocity of light, 341—Laplace's remarks on his theory, ib. 342—observations on his principle, 342.

Fernam Lopez, cruelly maimed by Albuquerque, 90—settles at St. Helena, ib.

Fervency in prayer, recommended by the example of Jesus Christ, 80.

Feudal System, established at Taheite, 44.

Florian's 'William Tell, or Swisserland delivered,' review of, 348—character of his former productions in general, ib.—of his 'Gonsalve de Cordoue,' 'Numa Pompilius,' &c. in particular, 349, 350—of his other works, 350—'William Tell,' a posthumous publication, ib.—inferior to all his former romances, ib. 351—plan of the fable, 351, 352.

Fox's (Mr.) historical work, observations on, by Mr. Rose, 243—strictures on his view of the British constitution, 244, 245-249, 251—on the politics of Whigs and Tories, 246—characters of, by Philopatris Varvicensis, 375—beloved more from his benevolent qualities than political character, ib.—view of Mr. Fox's character as a scholar, 384—and as an orator, 385, 386-388—extract on the confusion of some of his speeches, 387—his reasoning powers, of first rate, 389—vehemence characteristic of his style, ib.—was deficient in pure eloquence, 390—his merits as a statesman, 391, 393—causes of his dislike of Burke, 394, 395.

France, survey of the ecclesiastical antiquities of, 126—structure of churches in Gaul, 130, 131—characters of sacred architecture there, 132—abbey of St. Denys, 135—comparison between French and English architecture in the 13th century, 137-139—travels in, by Col. Pinckney, 181-187—Dissipated manners of, 183, 184—commerce of, with China, annihilated, 274.

Free-Masons, probable origin of, 144.

French, influence of, in the ports of the Red Sea, 124, 125.

Frere (Mr.), extraordinary conduct of, towards Sir John Moore, 217-219.

Funeral Rites of Taheite, 43.

Furruckabad, happy effects of British government there, 97-98.


Gale's edition of Herodotus, character of, 357.

Gaming, prevalence of, in America, 337.

Gaul, churches of, 130—observations on the architecture of, ib. 131. [475]

Gibbon, sneer of, on the Mosaic scheme, 407.

Goats, abundance of, at St. Helena, 90.

Goff, (Colonel) one of the regicides, 324—escapes to America, ib.—his adventures there, ib.—extract of his letters to his wife, 325.

Gothic Architecture, defined, 133—Sir Christopher Wren's observation on, ib. and note—comparative view of, in England, 135—gradual improvements in, 139, 140—observations on, by Warburton, 141—Lord Orford's and Mr. Knight's opinions on, 141, 142—observation on, by Mr. Milner, 142.

Government, arbitrary, at Taheite, 43, 44.

Grain, remarks on the substitution of sugar for, in the distilleries, 14, 15.

Greece, (ancient) Histories of, written by able men, 354—early accounts of confused, ib.

Greek Church, marriage service of, 294.

Gronovius's edition of Herodotus, character of, 357.

Grozier's History of China, character of, 258—abridged by M. de Guignes, 259.

Guignes (M. de) 'Voyages a Peking, Manilla,' &c, reviewed, 255—accompanies the Dutch embassy to China, 259—opportunities of acquiring information, ib.—plan of his work, ib., 260—account of the Chinese mode of travelling, 261, 262—description of the winter amusements of the Chinese, 262—general observations on the Chinese, 263—treatment of, by the Chinese, 264—incorrect statement of infanticide in China, ib., 265—charges the Chinese with cannibalism, ib.—his account of the distinction of classes, 266—roguery of the Mandarins towards him, and other members of the Dutch embassy, ib.—his account of the Chinese character, 267—and government, 268—description of the slavery practised by that people, 269—imperfect view of their grammar and language, ib. 270—and population, 270—account of the gradations of punishment, 272, 273—defective execution of his work, 274, 275.


Half-caste Children, remarks on the increase of, in Bengal, by Lord Valentia, 98—strictures on his Lordship's suggestions, ib. 99.

Halifax's (Ld.) 'Maxims,' character of, by Warburton, 403.

Hamlet's speech to his mother, translated, 291.

Harris, (Mr.) a missionary, settled at St. Christina, 27—conduct of the inhabitants to him, 28, 29—Leaves the island, 29.

Haslam's 'Observations on Madness,' &c, reviewed, 155—analysis of this work, 164—definition of insanity, ib. 165—symptoms, 166—effects of insanity, 166, 167—singular cases of, 168-170—causes of madness, 170—prognosis, 171—management of lunatics, 173—medical treatment of, 174-176, 177.

Haüy, the improver of the doctrine of crystallography, 64—comparison of his method of mineralogy with that of Werner, ib. 65—his method of classifying minerals, 68—succeeded in dividing minerals into species, 70.

Hayley's Life of Romney, reviewed, 433—character of the work, 444.—See Romney. [476]

Helena (St.), island of, first occupied by Fernam Lopez, 90—abundance of goats there, ib.—infested by rats, ib.—evils of monopoly there, 91.

Hennakoff (Admiral), benevolence of, towards the English detained in Russia, 292.

Herodotus, Oxford editions of, reviewed, 354—characters of, by Cicero, and Bolingbroke, 355—his statements confirmed by subsequent facts, 356—character of the several editions of Herodotus, 357, 358—the edition of Reizius preferable to every other, 358, 359—account of Schäfer's edition, 360—review of the two Oxford editions, 361-365.

Hewetson's translation of Florian's 'William Tell,' account of, 353, 354.

Hill (Sir John), observations on his mineralogical works, 65.

Hindoos, striking anecdote of their resignation, 106.

Historians (Grecian), veracity of, questioned, 354.

Historical Survey of the ecclesiastical antiquities of France, reviewed, 126.

Hokien-fou, a town of China, notice of, 261.

Holmes's (Dr.) American Annals, review of, 319—curious name proposed for America, 319—sketch of the successive settlements in America, 320, 321, 322—wise policy of the Quakers in Pennsylvania, 322—reflections of, on K. Philip's war, ib. 323—anecdote of Metacom, an Indian chieftain, 323—anecdotes of some of the regicides, 324-326—observations on his attempt to palliate the persecution of the Quakers in New England, 326—anecdotes of some Quakers, 326-329—account of Locke's constitution for Carolina, 329—interesting anecdote respecting the charter of Connecticut, ib.—account of American literature, 330—estimate of American character, 331—buying and selling unknown in the new settlements, 332—Americans, fond of spirituous liquors, 333—Americans, great dram drinkers, ib.—execrable state of the American inns, 334—unpleasant situation of travellers, ib.—slavery exists in the southern states, 334, 335—gloomy character of the New Englanders, 334, 335—rigid observance of the sabbath enforced there, 335—fanatical sects, ib. 336—deplorable state of law in America, 336—prevalence of gaming, ib. 337—Americans and English are natural friends, 337.

Horæ Paulinæ, of Dr. Paley, observations on, 87.

Horn-Music, in Russia, account of, 296.

Hottentots, character of, 91.

Hume's (Sir Patrick) narrative of events which occurred in the enterprize of the Duke of Argyle, 243-250.

Hume's (David) system, remarks on, 405.

Hurd (Bp.) publishes Warburton's letters to himself, 401—origin of their acquaintance, 402—his publication injurious to Warburton's character, 404, 405.

Hurricane, tremendous, at Lucknow, described, 96, 97.

Huygens, law of, on the refraction of crystals, 339.


Idiotism, defined, 160.

Imports of sugar, amount of, 10. [477]

Infanticide, practised at Taheite, 53, 58—proofs of, in China, 265—of the Greeks, observation on, 399, 340, and notes.

Influence of the spirit, Paley's review of this doctrine, 81.

Inns, wretched state of, in America, 333, 334.

Instruction, the duty of preachers, 77, 78.

Insanity, review of various works on, 155—considerations on the importance of investigating, ib.—difficulty of defining, 156—a bodily, rather than a mental disease, ib.—proved by dissection, 157—probably caused by distension of the brain, ib. 158—distinction of different kinds of insanity, 159—Dr. Arnold's plan, ib. 160—Pinel's division, 160—furious insanity more curable than melancholy madness, 172—Mr. Haslam's definition of, 164, 165—symptoms and effects of, 166, 167—singular cases of insanity described, 168-170—prognosis, 171—treatment, 173—bodily punishment inhuman, and absurd, ib.—causes of, 170-173—moral causes, how far likely to be effectual remedies, 173, 174—diet of insane persons, 175.

Intolerance, the disgrace of Christianity, review of, 301-309.—See Wyvill.


Jackson's (Mr.) account of the empire of Marocco, &c, review of, 445—his qualifications for this work, ib.—climate of Marocco, ib. 446—productions, 446—strictures on his censure of Bruce, 446, 447—population of Marocco, 448—character of the Moors, 449—strictures on his account of the Mohammedan religion, 449, 450—on the course of the Niger, 451, 452—on the advantage of forming an establishment at Suse, 453, 454.

James II. frustrated in his attempt to seize the charter of Connecticut, 329.

Jameson (Professor) character of his system of mineralogy, 66.

Janson (Mr.) his view of American character and sentiments, 335, 336.

Jerningham's 'Alexandrian School,' review of, 275—undertakes to correct the errors of the church of England, ib. 276—erroneously asserts her doctrines to be Calvinistic, 277—strictures on his view of St. Paul's reasoning, 278, 279, 280—remarks on the execution of his essay, 280.

Jews, in the vicinity of Mocha, trade of, 113.

John, Gospel of, illustrations of, 199, 200.

Judges, character of three late ones, by Philopatris Varvicensis, 397, 398.


Kett's (Mr.) 'Emily, a moral Tale,' review of, 314—plan of the fable, 315, 316—extracts from, 317, 318—strictures on the execution of the work, 315-319.

Kidd's (Dr.) outlines of mineralogy, reviewed, 61—division of minerals, proposed by him, 66—objections to his arrangement, 67, 68—classification of, inferior to that of Werner, 68—character of his work, ib.—strictures on his description of serpentine, 69—his specific arrangement, perplexed, 70, 71—other defects in his plan, 72-74.

Kirwan, (Mr.) observations on his system of mineralogy, 65, 66.

Knight, (Mr.) on Gothic architecture, 142 [478]


La Place, account of his paper sur la loi de la réfraction extraordinaire, dans les cristaux diaphanes, 337—observations on the delicate situation of men of eminent science, ib. 338—uncandid conduct of, towards English philosophers, ib.—his account of M. Malus's experiments on crystals, 340—remarks of, on the velocity of light, 341—strictures on his erroneous conclusion, 342, 343—extract from his memoir, 345-347.

Law, deplorable state of, in America, 336—Dr. Parr's strictures on the criminal law of England, 396, 397.

Letter, curious one of Pomarre, 57.

Letters from Portugal and Spain, 203—from a late eminent prelate, review of, 401—strictures on letter-writers, 401, 402.

Leu-Lee, or Chinese code of penal law, translated by Sir Geo. Staunton, 273.

Levity in religious matters, observations on, 79.

Liancourt, (Duc de) his account of French settlers in America, 331—and of the deplorable state of law, 336.

Liberty of conscience, not destroyed by the British legislature, 306.

Licentiousness of the Taheiteans, anecdotes of, 53.

Light, observations on its velocity, 341, 342.

Linnæus, but imperfectly skilled in mineralogy, 63.

Literature, promoted by antiquarian investigations, 128—American, anecdotes of, 330.

Locke (Mr.), account of his constitution for Carolina, 329.

Lucknow, singular vehicles used there, 96—description of a tremendous hurricane there, ib. 97.

Luke (St.), Gospel of, illustration of, 198, 199.


Mackintosh's, (Sir James) character of Mr. Fox, 388, 389.

Madeira, islanders, anecdotes of, 89.

Madness, review of works on, 155—Mr. Haslam's definition of, 164,165—symptoms, 166—effects of, ib. 167—singular cases of, 168-170—causes of, 170—prognosis, 171—treatment of, 173—corporal punishment inhuman and absurd, 173—furious insanity more curable than melancholy madness, 172—what diet proper, 175—medicines and practices employed by way of cure, 176-179—Dr. Cox's rotatory swing, 179, 180—in America, principally caused by dram drinking, 333.

Madrid, gallant defence of, 218.

Mania, without delirium, case of, 161—with delirium, case of, 162.

Marmontel, remark of, on the artists of Paris, 434.

Morocco, account of the empire of, 445—climate, ib.—productions, 446—population, 448—character of the Moors, 449.

Marquesas, islands, account of, 34-38.

Marriage ceremonies at Taheite, 43.

Marriage service of the Greek church, 294, 295.

Massachusetts, general court of, condemn some Quakers to death, 326.

Massowah, notice concerning, 104, 105—trade of, 110, 111.

Matthew (St.), illustrations of his gospel, 197, 198. [479]

Meadley (Mr.), review of his 'Memoirs' of Dr. Paley, 75—character of his work, 83.

Medicine, origin of, among the Greeks, 35, note—wretched state of at Tongataboo, 35—and at Taheite, 42.

Melancholia, symptoms of, described, 160—interesting case of, 161—less curable than furious madness, 172.

Memoirs of Wm. Paley, D. D. review of, 75-83.

Metacom, an Indian chieftain, character of, 323.

Middleton's doctrine of the Greek article, review of, 187—difficulty of the subject, ib. 188—definitions and elucidations of, ib. 189, 190—relation of the article to its predicate, 191, 192—insertions in reference, 193—hypothetic use of the article, ib.—omissions of it, 194—insertions and omissions combined, ib.—use of the article before proper names, 195—article before abstract nouns, ib.—illustrations of the New Testament by application of the Greek article, 197-202—character of the work, 203.

Milner (Mr.), observation of, on Gothic architecture, 142.

Mineralogy, outlines of, reviewed, 61—different varieties of minerals with difficulty distinguishable, 62—impediments to the progress of this science, 63—Linnæus but imperfectly acquainted with it, ib.—Werner and Haüy the founders of the modern mineralogical schools, 64—their respective schemes characterised, ib. 65—progress of mineralogy in England, 65—difficulty of arranging minerals, when their composition is known, 67—Werner's arrangement of minerals into families preferable, 68—minerals rarely occur in a simple state, 73.

Missionaries (Catholic and Protestant), success of, in Ceylon, 101.

Missionary Society, transactions of, reviewed, 24—origin of, 25—the missionaries set sail, 26—they arrive at Taheite, ib.—and part of them settle there, 27—some of them go to Tongataboo, ib.—Messrs. Harris and Crook landed at St. Christina, ib. 28—uncomfortable situation of the missionaries at the Marquesas, 36-38—they are joined by some Americans, 36—their proceedings on the departure of the Duff, 48—are maltreated by the inhabitants of Taheite, ib. 49—new missionaries sent out, 51.

Mocha, situation and strength of, described, 113—harbour of, injured by the Americans, 114—their unfair trade there, ib.

Mohammedanism, remarks on Mr. Jackson's account of, 449-456.

Monopoly, proof of the evils of, at St. Helena, &c. 91.

Moore's Account of Sir John Moore's Campaign in Spain, reviewed, 203—remarks on the plan and execution of his work, 204-206—observations on the conduct of the Junta, 209—strictures on his work, 230-234.

Moore (Sir John), embarrassing situation of, 209—letter from, 209-211—progress of his army, 212—remarks on the extent of his powers, 213-216—determines to retreat, 216—interview with Colonel Charmilly, 217—arrives at Alaejos, 219—retreats, 222, 283—reaches Bembibre, 226—halts at Herrerias, 227—offers battle to Marshal Soult, 228—character of, 229.

Moors, character of the, 449.

Moral causes, how far effectual as remedies in madness, 173, 174.

Mosco, description of the interior of, 297, 298. [480]

Moses, divine commission of, confirmed by internal evidence, 407—general view of Warburton's argument on the divine legation of Moses, 408-411—strictures on, 411, 412.

Music, singular species of, performed in Russia, 296.


Names of places, difference in, accounted for, 311, 312.

Natural history, little cultivated by the ancients, 61—knowledge of promoted by the restoration of literature, 62.

New Englanders, anecdotes of, 320, 321—unwarrantable execution of some Quakers in New England, 326—gloomy character of the New Englanders, 334—rigid observance of the sabbath, 335.

Niger, observations on the course of, 451, 452.

Nile, conjectures on the probability of discovering its sources, 114.

Nokhara (island) described, 104.

Nooaheevah, one of the Marquesas, account of, 30.

North (Mr.), establishes schools in Ceylon, 101—benefit resulting thence, ib.

Northmore's Washington, or Liberty Restored, review of, 365—plan of the poem, 366—extracts from it, ib. 367-374—character of the work, 374, 375.

Novels, influence of, 146, 147—character of Miss Edgeworth, ib.—religious instruction excluded from, 148.


Obelisk, curious one at Axum, described, 119, 120—misrepresented by Bruce, 119.

Observations on campaign in Spain, 203.

Offices, dissenters excluded from, by the test-laws, 304—observations on, ib. 305.

Ohittahoo, or St. Christina (island of), missionaries landed there, 27—character of its inhabitants, 28—anecdotes of, ib. 29.

Opium, the chief produce of Patna, 94—aggravates madness, 179.

Orford (Lord) on Gothic architecture, 141, 142.

Orthography of English villare, differences in, accounted for, 311, 312.

Otaheite. See Taheite.

Outlines of Mineralogy, review of, 61, 74.


Paley (Dr.), causes of his popularity as a writer, 75—anecdotes of his early life, 83—is sent to Cambridge, 84—is elected fellow, and becomes an academical tutor, ib.—settles in Westmoreland, and is promoted by Dr. Law, 85—publishes his great works, ib.—private character of, ib.—anecdotes of his literary habits, ib. 86—qualifications of as a writer, 86—strictures on his 'Horæ Paulinæ,' 87—review of his posthumous sermons, 76—general character of them, 77—peculiar qualification of, as a sacred orator, 78—remarks of, on levity in religious matters, 79—observations on prayer, 80—his views on the subjects of conversion, and the influences of the spirit, 81, 82—remarks on his theological tenets, 82, 83.

Parr, (Dr.), the real author of the 'Characters of the late Charles James Fox,' 375, 376—observations on the style of his preface to Bellendenus, 377—garbled quotations from St. Paul and Cicero, 380, [481] 381—strictures on the style of Philopatris, 382-384—character of Mr. Fox's literary attainments, 384—and as an orator, ib. 385-390—on Mr. Fox's merits, as a statesman, 391-393—strictures on the criminal code of Britain, 396—characters of some late judges, 397, 398—concluding hints to, 400, 401.

Parsees, character of, in Bombay, 106.

Parties, remarks on the present state of, 464-460.

Paul, epistles of, elucidated by Dr. Paley, 87—illustrations of several passages, 200, 201—strictures on Mr. Jerningham's view of his reasoning, 278, 279—quotation from, mutilated, 380.

Pauw (M.) refutes the extravagant pretensions of the Chinese, 258.

Pearce, one of Mr. Salt's company, left in Abyssinia, 122—character and anecdotes of, ib.

Penal law of China, translated by Sir Geo. Staunton, 273.

Pennsylvania, wise conduct of the Quakers of, 322.

Permanent and effectual remedy for the evils under which the British West Indies now labour, &c. review of, 1-24.

Perrot (John), a Quaker, goes to Rome to convert the Pope, 328—account of his reception and treatment at Rome, ib.—returns to England, and publishes a narrative of his treatment, &c. 329—subsequent change of sentiment, and dissolute conduct, 329.

Persecution of the Quakers in New England, 328.

Perron. See Du Perron.

Petersburgh (St.) description of, 292—defect of its public buildings, 293—the noblest city in the world, ib. 294.

Philosophists, rhapsodies of, on the discovery of Taheite, 45.

Philip (K.), reflections on the death of, 322, 323.

Philopatris Varvicensis' 'Characters of Fox' reviewed, 375—Dr. Parr the real author of the work, ib.—strictures on the Doctor's preface to Bellendenus, 377, 378—account of the materials whence the work is taken, 378, 379—garbled quotation from St. Paul, 380—and Cicero, 381—strictures on the style of Philopatris, 382-384—estimate of Mr. Fox's character as a scholar and an orator, 384, 385, 386—on the want of order in some of his speeches, 387—on the strength of his reasoning faculties, 389—vehemence characteristic of his style, ib.—was deficient in true eloquence, 390—on the merits of Mr. Fox as a statesman, 391-393—on the criminal laws of Great Britain, 396—character of some late judges, 397, 398—on the infanticide practised by the ancient Greeks, 399, 400—concluding advice to Philopatris, 400, 401.

Pinckney's Travels through the South of France, &c. reviewed, 181—progress of, through that country, 182, 183—dissipated French manners, 183, 184—character of the work, 186, 187.

Pinel on Insanity, review of, 155—divisions of the genus insanity,—on symptoms of melancholy, 160—cause of, 161—mania without delirium, 161, 162.

Pitt (Mr.), restored public credit, 11—character of his eloquence, 387—was deficient in pure eloquence, 390.

Planter, estimate of his profit or loss on sugar and colonial produce, 13—considerations on his probable profits, by growing and making sugar for feeding cattle only, 18, 19. [482]

Police (British), happy effects of in India, 97, 98.

Politics of Whigs and Tories, contrasted, 246.

Polygamy, inquiries and observations on, 115.

Pomarre, king of Taheite, anecdotes of, 56—curious letter of, 57.

Poonah, dreadful famine at, described, 105.

Pope, curious anecdote of a quaker's attempt to convert him, 328, 329.

Porter's 'Travelling Sketches in Russia and Sweden,' review of, 288—his advantageous opportunities of acquiring knowledge, ib.—arrives in Denmark, 291—his vile translation from Saxo-Grammaticus, ib.—account of Cronstadt, ib. 292—benevolent treatment, by the Russians, of the English detained by the Emperor Paul, 292—account of Petersburgh, ib. 293—singular instance of want of mechanic invention, 294—whimsical notice concerning Falconet, ib.—prefers the marriage service of the Greek church, ib. 295—his rhapsody on the tomb of Achilles, 295—arrives at Moscow, 296—his reception there, ib.—description of horn music, ib.—account of the interior circle of Mosco, 297, 298—returns to Petersburgh, 299—account of the Russian military preparations, ib. 300—returns to England through Sweden, ib. 300—general remarks on his work, ib. 301.

Portland's (Duke of) resignation, strictures on, 424-426.

Prayer, observations on, by Dr. Paley, 80—its support under every afflictive circumstance of life, ib.

Preacher, strictures on the functions of, 77, 78.

Printing, first establishment of in America, 330.

Publications, quarterly list of, 235, 461.

Punishment, corporal, inhumanity and absurdity of, in cases of madness, 173—Chinese punishments, account of, 272, 273.

Purgative medicines, useful in cases of madness, 177.


Quakers, wise policy of, in Pennsylvania, 322—account of the persecution of them in New England, 326—the only sectarians who are not persecutors on principle, 327—account of one who attempted to convert the Pope, 328, 329.

Qualifications of sacred orators, hints on, 77, 78—a cardinal one, possessed by Paley, 78.

Quarterly lists of books published, 235, 461.


Red Sea, a voyage of discovery in, undertaken by Lord Valentia, 103—account of his progress, 104-114—strictures on the trade of, 124-126—influence of the French there, 125.

Regicides, anecdotes of some, 324-326.

Reizius's edition of Herodotus, character of, 358, 359.

Religion of Tongataboo, 34—of Taheite, account of, 38-42—levity in religious matters, observations on, 79, 80.

Renegadoes, at Mocha, account of, 108.

Report of House of Commons, abstract from, on the exports and imports of sugar, 10, 11, 15-17. [483]

Resignation, striking proof of, in the Hindoos, 106—strictures on Lord Castlereagh's resignation, 423, 425.

Revolution of 1688, the present time most advantageous for recording, and why, 243—observations on Mr. Fox's history of that period, 244, 245—Hume's account of, defective, 254—a good history of, still a desideratum, ib.

Rewards and punishments, doctrine of, omitted in the Mosaic scheme, 408—this omission abundantly vindicated by Warburton, 409-412.

Reynolds (Sir Joshua), character of his productions, 442.

Rhapsody, curious, on the tomb of Achilles, 295.

Roads of Bengal, bad state of, 93—of Bahar, constructed by convicts, ib.

Rocks, observations on, 73.

Romana (Marquis), his account of Gallicia, 208—character of, 231.

Romney (Geo.), Hayley's Life of, reviewed, 433—strictures on the materials and execution of the work, ib. 434-430—anecdotes of his early life and studies, 436, 437—deserts his wife, 438—observations on this conduct, 436—visits the continent, 438—his success as a portrait painter, 439—fails as a historical painter, ib.—account of his picture from Shakspeare's 'Tempest,' 440—observations on Romney's style, 441—account of his latter days, 443, 444—character of Mr. Hayley's work, 444.

Rose's 'Observations on Fox's Historical Work' reviewed, 243—qualifications for the historian of the revolution of 1688, ib.—the present period the fittest for such a work, ib.—strictures on Mr. Fox's History, 244, 245-249—politics of Whigs and Tories contrasted, 246—political principles of Mr. Burke, 247, 248—remarks on the Earl of Argyle, 251—plan of the work, 252—remarks of, on the accusations against Lord Russell and Algernon Sydney, 253, 254.

Round towers, remarkable, near Bhaugulpore, 94.

Rudland (Capt.), extract from his Journal, 121.

Rush (Dr.), his opinion on the cause of madness, in America, 333.

Russell (Lord), strictures on the accusations against, 253, 254.

Russia, Porter's Travels in, review of, 288—imperfectly known to us, 288—character of former travellers in, 289, 290—account of Cronstadt, 291, 292—benevolent conduct of the Russians towards the English detained by the Emperor Paul, 292—description of Petersburgh, ib. 293—singular instance of the want of mechanic invention, 294—account of the horn-music there, 296—description of Mosco, 297, 298—account of the Russian military preparations, 299, 300.


Sabbath, rigid observance of, in America, 335.

Sacrifices, human, prevalent at Taheite, 41—sanctioned only by the priests and chieftains, 58.

St. Christina (isle of) Ohittahoo.

St. Helena. See Helena.

Salisbury cathedral, observations on, 137, 138.

Salt (Mr.), secretary to Lord Valentia, proceeds to Dhalac-el-Kibeer 104—account of his second tour there, 109, 110—goes to Abyssinia, [484] 113—enters that country, 115—his visit with the Ras, Welleta Selasse, 117, 118—proposes commercial intercourse with him, 118—progress of, through that country, ib. 119—his account of a curious obelisk at Axum, 119—returns to Antalow, 120—leaves one of his company at Abyssinia, 122—is sent a second time to Abyssinia, 126.

Samaulies, an Arab people, account of, 113—their character and pursuits, 114.

Sandwich Islands, visited by Captain Vancouver, 60—character of the islanders, ib.

Saxo Grammaticus, his speech of Hamlet translated, 291.

Schäfer's edition of Herodotus, character of, 360.

Sectarianism, anecdotes of, in America, 335, 336.

Sermons (Dr. Paley's), reviewed, 75-82—English, general character of, 77, 98.

Serpentine, description of, by Dr. Kidd, 69—strictures on his account, 70.

Sharp (Mr.), on the use of the Greek article, 196-201.

Short Remarks on the state of parties, review of, 454—strictures on its unfair tendency, 455-460.

Sir Henry Martin's Island, account of, 30.

Slavery in China, account of, 269.

Sleep, how produced, 157.

Sonnets, in general, observations on, 281—character of the English sonnet, ib.

South Sea Islands, but little noticed after Cooke's voyages, 24—origin of the mission to, 25—anecdotes of the different islands, 26-53—causes of the failure of the missions thither, 54—the most effectual mode of civilizing them considered, 55—their importance to the British colony in New Holland, 59.

Spain, affairs of, publications respecting, list of, 203—situation of Gallicia and the Asturias, 208—progress of the British army there, 209—Sir John Moore's account of Spanish affairs, ib. 211—jealous conduct of the Junta, 210—retreat of Generals Baird and Hope, 212—situation of the Spanish troops, 214—remarks on the disorganized state of, 234.

Spence's (W.), radical cause of the present distresses of West India planters, &c. review of, 1—strictures on his principles, 21-23.

Spirits may be advantageously distilled from sugar alone, 13, 14—Americans ardently fond of spirituous liquors, 330—extravagant drinking of spirits, a principal cause of madness, in America, ib.

Spiritual Influence, Paley's views of, 81.

Stage, the Chinese, character of, 269.

Staunton, (Sir George) appointed Chinese secretary to the East India Company, 271—translation by him, of the Chinese code of penal laws, 273.

Stones, account of remarkable, that fell at Benares, 95, 96.

Suakin, notice concerning, 111—character of its inhabitants, ib.

Sugar, quantity of, exported from Cuba, 3—quantity of, produced in St. Domingo, 4—estimate of its loss, in the process of claying, ib. [485] note—quantity of exported from England during the late peace, 6—amount of duties on, 7—quantity consumed, ib. 8—strictures on the consumption of, 9—amount of its exports, imports, and consumption, 10, 11—progressive increase of duties on, 11—whether drawback on sugar be necessary, 12—advantages of, in distilleries, 13, 14—considerations on its substitution for grain, 15—may be most beneficially applied to the feeding of cattle, 17, 18, 19.

Survey, (historical) of the ecclesiastical antiquities of France, review of, 126.

Susa, observations mi the advantages of forming an establishment at, 453, 454.

Swinging, rotatory, recommended in cases of madness, 179—successful case of, 179, 180.

Sydney (Algernon), remarks on the accusations against, 253, 254.


Taheite, erroneously called Otaheite, 25, note—when first discovered, ib.—anecdotes of the natives, 26—their religious creed, 38-4l—human sacrifices prevalent there, 41—power of the priests, 42—low-state of medical knowledge, ib. 43—funeral rites, 48—marriage ceremonies, ib.—despotic government of, ib.—feudal system established there, 44—instances of abominable depravity, 45, 46—wretchedly diseased state of the Taheitans, 47-53—considerations on the most effectual mode of civilization, 54, 55.

Talavera, poem on the battle of, reviewed, 428—extracts from, 429-432.

Tales of fashionable life, reviewed, 146.

Tamahama, King of the Sandwich islands, enterprising character of, 60.

Tasman, the discoverer of Tongataboo, 32.

'Tell,' (William) 'or Swisserland delivered,' plan of, 351, 352—character of the English translation of, 353, 354.

Testament, (the New) illustrated by applications of the Greek article, 196—particular texts of, elucidated, in this volume, 197-202—Matt. i. 18. iv. 3. 197—Luke, i. 32. 198—John, i. 1, iii. 10, viii. 44.—199, 200-1 Cor. xv. 8. 200—Col. ii. 14. ib.—Hebrews, ix. 1. 201—1 John, v. 7. 202—Revelat. x. 7. ib.

Test-Laws, Mr. Wyvill's strictures on, 303—the real tenor and effect of them stated, 304, 305, 306.

Theogony, curious, of Taheite, 39-41.

Tigers, number of, lessened in Bengal, 93—exterminated in Cossimbusar, ib.

Tillage, deplorable state of, in the reign of William I., 311.

Timour, (House of) their attention to the roads of their dominions, 93.

Tomb of Achilles, curious rhapsody on, 295.

Tongataboo, missionaries settled at, 27—character of its people, ib.—first discovered by Tasman, 32—anecdotes of the manners of its inhabitants, ib.—remarks on its language, 33—religion of the Tonga-taboos, ib.—shocking practices there, 34—cruel treatment of their prisoners, 35—their total ignorance of medicine, ib. [486]

Towers, two remarkable ones, near Bhaugulpore, 94.

Trade of Bombay, causes of its decline, 106—of the Red Sea, observations on, 124, 125.

Transactions of the Missionary Society, to the South Sea islands, account of, 24-61.

Transportation, what criminals are the proper objects of, 321.

Travellers, in general, remarks on, 88, 89—unpleasant situation of, in America, 334.

Travelling, account of, in China, 261, 262.


Valentia, island of, account of, 112.

Valentia, (Lord) review of his 'Voyages and Travels to India,' &c. 88 —observations on the principles by which former travellers were actuated, 88, 89—arrives at the Madeira islands, 89—reaches St. Helena, 90—touches at the Cape of Good Hope, 91—arrives at Bengal, ib. 92—visits Benares and Lucknow, 92—observations on the roads of Bengal, 93—on the destruction of small forts between Calcutta and Alahabad, 94—description of a hurricane at Lucknow, 96, 97—his opinion on the increase of half-cast children in Bengal, 98—strictures on, 99—his superficial remarks on missionaries exposed, 100—embarks for Ceylon, 100—observations on his irregular spelling of Indian names, 102—embarks for the Red Sea, 103—lands at Nokhara, 104—proceeds to Massowah, ib.—returns to India, 105—description of a dreadful famine at Poonah, 105—his character of the Parsees, 136—resumes his survey of the Red Sea, 107—arrives at Massowah, 110—Suakin, and Macowar, 111, 112—returns to Mocha, 112—his account of that place, and the state of Yemen, 113, 114.

Van Braam, (M.) accompanies the Dutch embassy to China, 259—character of his narrative, ib.—humiliating treatment of, by the Chinese, 262, 263.

Vehicles, singular at Lucknow, 96.

Velocity of light, controversy on, between Descartes and Fermat, 341,—La Place's observations on, ib. 342.

Virginia, account of the settlement of, 321—rigid observance of the sabbath, enforced there, 335.

Vossius, (Isaac) singular anecdote of, 257.

Voyages and Travels to India, &c. by Lord Valentia, review of, 88-126.


Wadsworth, (Captain) preserves the charter of Connecticut, 329.

Warburton, observations of, on antiquarianism, 127—on Gothic architecture, 141—his letters to Bp. Hurd, reviewed, 401—character of, 402—his opinion on various writers, 403—anecdote of Whiston, 403, 404—publication of Warburton's letters injurious to his character, 404, 405—remarks on his Divine Legation of Moses, 406-408—view of the argument developed, 409-412.

'Washington, or Liberty Restored,' a poem, review of, 365—plan of, 366, 367—curious dialogue of Satan and his companions, 367—plan of and extracts from, 367-374—execution of the poem, 374, 375. [487]

Weld, (Mr.) character of, as a traveller, 334—his account of American manners, 334, 335.

Wellesley, (Marquis) receives Lord Valentia, 92—sanctions Lord Valentia's plan of investigating the eastern coasts of Africa, 102, 103-107.

Welleta Selasse, (the Ras of Abyssinia), visited by Mr. Salt and others, 113—Mr. Salt's interview with him, 117—proposes commercial intercourse between England and Abyssinia, 118—review of his troops, 122—anecdotes of, ib.

Werner, first improved the science of mineralogy, 64—comparison between his method and that of Haüy, ib. 65—benefit of the Wernerian system, 65—his classification of minerals, the best yet made, 68.

Wesseling's edition of Herodotus, character of, 357, 358.

Whalley, (General) one of the regicides, 324—anecdotes of, 325.

Whigs and Tories, political principles of, contrasted, 246.

Whiston, curious anecdotes of, 403, 404.

Whittington, on Gothic architecture, review of 126—design of his work, 129—progress of, sacred architecture, ib.—form of the first Christian churches, ib.—structure of ancient churches in Gaul, 130, 131—of English churches, 132—influence of the crusade on architecture, 132—Gothic architecture defined, 133—description of the Abbey of St. Denys, 135—comparison of the state of Gothic architecture in England, 135, 136—influence of the crusades on architecture, 144, 145—character of the work, 145.

William (the Conqueror), character of, 311—account of his survey of England, ib.—deplorable state of tillage in his reign, ib.

Wilson (Capt.) appointed commander of the Duff, 25—sails to Taheite, 26—and to the Marquesas, 27—divides the property among the missionaries, 31.

Withering, (Dr.) improved our knowledge of minerals, 65.

Wollaston's (Dr.) experiments of, on the refraction of crystals, 339, 340. Women, cargo of, shipped for Virginia, 321—prices at which they were sold, ib.

Wren, (Sir Christopher) observations of, on Gothic architecture, 133, and note.

Wyvill, (Mr.) Intolerance the Disgrace of Christians, review of, 301—remarks on his definition of intolerance, ib.—outline of his work, 302—his strictures on the Test-Laws, ib. 305, 306—observations on the real tenor and effect of those laws, 303, 304—on the exclusion of Dissenters from offices, ib. 305, 306—remarks on his scheme of reformations in the establishment, 307—romantic prospects of, by annulling the Test Laws, 308, 309.


Yemen, state of, described, 113—character of the Arabs of Yemen, 114.


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