Sivut kuvina

fensive descriplion of, 248; its true

character, 250 Atlas Chain, its highest elevation, 530 Ambrose's Opo!eyta, 158, et

spg.; sketch of the tale, and extracts, 159,

et seq.

America inferior to Europe in intellec.

tual endowments, 608 Athaliah, a sacred drama, translated

from the French, 88, el seq.; difference between the Greek and English drama, 88; nature of the Greek drama attributable to its origin, ib.; characters of the Greek dramatist prepared to his hand, 89; spectator always previously acquainted with them, ib.; difference in the conduct of the personages of the Greek and English drama, ib.; originality of the French tragedians reproached for their close imitation of the Greek dramatists, ib.; tragedies derived from the Greek mythology banished from the English stage, 90, 1; Athaliah the best production of the French stage, ib.; remarks on the style of the English translation, ib.; extract, 91

el seq.



ABIJAH, erirect from Kidd's Sermon on

his piety, 370 Additional Strictures on Mr. Good's

Version of the Book of Job, 613 Afghaunistan, tradition of its being

peopled by the descendants of the

Jews, 559; extract, &c. ib. et seq. Afghauns, manners and character of,

558, see Elphinstone's Caubul. Agricultural Interest, distress of, 419,

et seq.

Ali Bey's Travels in Morocco, &c. 521,

et seq.; the author really a Spaniard, 522 ; sketch of his journey, ib; remarks on the credit due to the author under the peculiar circumstances of the case, 524 ; his reflections on landing at Tangiers, 525; court of justice, ib.; tea-drinking excessive at Morocco, 526 ; ceremony of introducing a bride to her husbanii, 526; nature of their music, 527; wretched state of the Jews, 527; Ali a favourite at court, 529; description, population, &c. of Fez, ib.; a place assigned for the Mahommedan women at the public prayers, 529 ; 84perstitions of the people, ib.; Moorish schools, ib.; highest point of the Atlas range, 530, Morocco, its de. caying state, ib.; author sets off for Algiers, ib.; distressed stale of the party from the want of water, 531; its effects on the animal frame, 533 ; his opinion as to the interior state of Africa, ib.; temples of Jerusalem and Mecca may not be visited by Christians, &c.534; mosques not forbidden, 534; EI Kaaba, or the house of God, 555; cereinony of washing its loor, 536 ; procession to Mount Arafat, its motives, ib.; chief of the well of Zemzem, horrid nature of his occasionally re

quired functions, 537 Alprine Highland Scenery, a singularly of.

Bakewell's Letter to the chairman of

the select committee of the House of Commons, on the state of mad

houses, 293, 302 Banks for Savings, pamphlets on, 599,

et seq.

Baptismal Regeneration, tracts on, 429,

et seq.; reasons of the nonconformity of the ejected clergy, ib.; baptismal regeneration a prominent reason, 430; now denied by a part of the clergy to be the doctrine of the church, ib.; nature of Messrs. Biddulph and Scott's objections to Dr. Mant's statements, ib.; baptismal regeneration as plained in the ministration of public


baptism, 431 ; in the catechism, 432; Messrs. Scott and Biddulph's opinion that the language is only a little too strongly figurative, ib.; fatal consequences of the doctrine, 433; sincerity of the evangelical clergy recognized, 434; mortifying expedients to which they are reduced, 435; Mr. Biddulph's opinion of the words in the baptismal service, ib.; Mr. Bugg's opinion of the restrictive appellation of the language of the liturgy, 436; reasons for objecting to admit hypothetical explanations of the catechism, &c. 437, el seg.; remarks on the sentiments of the church of Eugland on baptism, 439, et seq.; Hooker on the nature of sacraments, ib.; real subject of the controversy, 441; Hooker on the necessity of baptism, 442; circumstances that have tended to give undue importance to baptism, 445; Calvin on the sacraments, ib.; diversity of opinion in regard to baptism, ib.; perpetual obligation and real importance of baptism attach probably to its sacramental character,

448; its real efficacy explained, 443 Baptism, modern, different from the

primitive institute, 446, et seq.; see

Baptismal Regeneration. Baptism practised among the Monjols,

338 Baptist Mission, Dr. Brown's account

of, 234 Barytes, mines or, 261; its use in the

manufacture of porcelain, 264 Baxteriana, by Arthur Young, 86, et

seg.; advantages arising from a constant

attention to the duties of religion, ib. Bears, white and brown, in Norih America,

122 ; formidable encounters with them,

ib, and 127 Bees Wax, a secretion from the animal,

583 Believers, address to them, 281 Bellamy's Jonah, a poem, 289, et seg.:

extract, ib.; objectionable passage,

290 Bends in the Missouri, remarkable,

113 Benefits derived from Insects, 380 ;

extrait, 381, 2 Benneti's, the Hon. H. G. evidence before

the House of Commons, of his visit to

Bethlem, 297, 8 Ben Nevis, the highest eminence of the

Highlands, 249 Bible Society, various pamphlets on it,

53; et seq.; early opposition to it, ib. ; that controversy rests exclu

sively with the members of the esta. blishmeut, 54 ; ils tendency to subvert church and state considered, 55; an iucalculable advantage thrown away by the church, 56, 7; advice to the clergy how to put down the disa senters, 57; the political, not the moral dangers of the church the cause of the fears of the clergy, 58; appeal to the clergy, extracled from Mr. Bullar's pamphlet, ib.; the opposition of the majority of the clergy to the bible society affords real ground for the fear of danger threat. ening the church, ib.; the national establishment inadequate to effect its original purposes, ib. et seq.; the church slated to be divided into the orthodor and the evangelical parties, 60; this division of the church shown to have existed prior to the Bible society, ib.; views of the dissenters towards the church, 61; Mr. Gisborne to the Bishop of Glove cester, in reference to the arrogant daims of some high-churchmen, 61 ; extract from the Bishop of Lincoln's charges or the coalition of churchmen and dissenlers, 62 ; Mr. Bullar's appeal on the ground

of Christian benevolence, 64 Bickersteth's Scripture Help; designed

to assist in reading the bible profitably, 492 , subjects trealed of, ib. Biddulph's Baptism, a seal of the

Christian covenant, &c. 429 Bikaneer 464, character of ils prince, ib. Bloomfield's History of Little Dary's

new flat, 76,7; extract, 77 Blucher, his dangerous situalio", 349 Bona parte not popular in France, 66;

regained his empire by a millary conspiracy, ib. el sego; his journey to Paris, 68 ; described as 'Robespierre à cheval, 69; his condict to the Jacobins, ib.; his penilence, ib. el seg.; contentions in his council chamber, 70; orders a minister to be shot, ib.; collars his arch-chancellor, ib.; his designs on the catholic church,

72 Bonaparte, Napoleon, a second ode to,

75, 6; character and extract, ib. Bonaparte's, Napoleon, private hours,

written by himself, 93, 4; the work

fictitious, ib. Bonar's Sermons, 278, et seq.; objection

able nature of many sermons, ib.; hints to preachers and publishers of sermons, 279; cautions to young ministers in regard to visiting, &c. 280; claims of the author to public attention, 281 ; occasion of publishing the present Sermons, ib.; address to be

Fevers, 281, 2; subject of the ser

mons, ib.; the living temple, 282, 3 Bone's rules of an institution called

Tranquillity, 599; see Savings' Banks. Brande, on some new electro-cbemical

phenomena, 359 Bride, mode of introducing her to her hus

band at Tangiers, 526 British dominion in lodia beneficial to

the natives, 457 British Nation, inquiry into the true

sources of its greatnesss, 211, el seg.; its glory chiefly owing to the individuality of the character of the peo

ple, 218

British, their negligence as a dation

in propagating their religious faith, 227; their great zeal as private

Christians, ib. Britton's Cathedral Antiquities of Eng.

land, 450, et seq.; antiquarianism, its present prevalence very extensive, ib.; author's qualifications, ib. et seq.; execution of the work, ib.; his statement of his rules and mode of working, 453, 4; confused state of the early cathedral service, 454 į power of Bishop Erghum, ib.; most noted occupants of this see, 455; author's nolice of Bishop Jewel, ib.; description of the Cathedral as exhibiled in plate 2, ib.; nature of the true merits of the architects, 456; author's opinion in regard to the spire, ib.; allar tomb of Charles, Lord Slourton, who was executed at Salisbury, 457; great inerit

of the plates, &c, ib.; Brodie's experiments and observations

on the influence of the nerves of the eighth pair on the secretions of the

stomach, 505 Brownists, rise of, 402 Brown's propagation of Christianity

among the heathen, &c. 223, et seq.; introductory reflections, ib.; first reception of the Gospel by the Greenlanders, 224,5; encourageinent to the prosecution of missionary exertions, ib.; zeal of Papists and Mahometans greater than that of Protestants, 226; the British, as a nation, more negligent than other Protestants in establishing their religion in their colonies, ib.; their great exertions as private Christians, ib.; contents of the present work, ib, el seq.; conduct of the

Portuguese and Dutch in the island of Ceylon, 228; objectionable conduct of the British, 228, 9; schools restored by Sir A. Johnstone, ib.; English and Dutch East India Company con

trasted, ib.; Anglo-American missions among the lodians, 229; character of Eliot, ib.; his inirepid behaviour when among the irritated and inimical Indians, 230; his labours and successors, &c. ib.; Danish missions, 231; praiseworthy conduct of the Danish government, ib.; Moravian missions, ib.; effect of Christunity, as exhibited in the conduct of the Greenlanders, 232; attempts to couvert the heathen should precede attempts to humanize them, 233; failure of the Morarians on pursuing a contrary mode, ib.; Methodist missions in the West Indies, 234; their conversion of a Budha priest in the island of Ceylon, ib. ; the Baptist mission, ib.; London missionary society, 2b.; cause of their difficulties at the commencement of their operations, 235; their influence in giving energy to the Christian world stated, ib.; contents of the concluding

chapter, ib. Budha priest, a convert to the Method.

ists in the island of Ceylon, 234 Buffaloes, Indian mode of procuring a

large supply of them, 123 ; frequently carried down the Missouri,

126 Bigg's spiritual regeneration not neces

sarily connected with baptism, 429 Byron's poems, 595, et seq.; reason for

supposing the poem written for the public, 596; character of the 'Sketch ' from Private Life,' ib.; ' Fare thee

Well,' 596 ; the sentiment of pathos may exist where there is no moral feeling, 596,7; lines to his lordship's

sister, 598 Byron's Siege of Corinthi, 269, et seq.;

Parisina, 273, el seq.; his poems merely sketches of character, 274

Calla-baugh, its remarkable situalion, 467 Calmucs, their religion, &c, 332;

Kürdä, or prayer machine, ib. Calvin on the Sacraments, 445 Canound, its sandy plains, 464 Caricature, a French one, 71 Carlisle's account of a family having

hands and feet with supernumerary

fingers and toes, 504 Carlo Emanuel, duke of Savoy, some ac

count of, 501 Carlyle's examination of the arguments

for the pre-eminency of the Roman Catholic episcopacy, 313; inquiry inlo alleged prelensions to religious asthority, 319; Mr. Ryan's collective in. fallibility examined and exposed, 322, 3;

substantial reasons of the Romish clergy for deriving their succession from the priests, rather than from the prophets, 323; reply to Mr. Ryan's remark concerning the reveries of Joanna South. rolt, 326 ; remarks on a penny-a-week

purgatorian society, 326 Cathedral Antiquities of England, 450 ;

see Britton's, &c. Carraccioli, his execution on hoard

Lord Nelson's ship attended by Lady

Hamilton, 288 Cast Steel, mode of making it according to

Mr. Parkes, 260; a corrected state

ment of its manufacture, ib. Cataracts of the Missouri, 121, seq. Caubul, Elphinstone's account of the


kingdom of, 471, et seq.,556, el seq. Caucasus, Klaproth's travels in, 328,

Circassians, their religion, &c. 338, el

seg. Citric acid, remarks on the mode of

obtaining it, its use, &c. 266 Clare, lord chancellor, severe indirect

attack upon bim by Mr. Curran,

106 Clarke and Lewis's travels to the source

of the Missouri river, 105, et seq.; see

Classification of patients in lunatic hose

pilals, 302
Clande's defence of the reformation,

313, 327; Bayle's high estimation of

it, ib.; Clerical faith, its origin and nature, 199,

et seq.

et seq.

Caufiristan, supposed to be inhabited by

the descendants of the Greeks, settled

there in the time of Alexander, 564 Ceylon, propagation of religion by the Por

tuguese and Dutch, 228; evil conse.
quences occasioned by its capture by the
English, ib.; schools restored by Sir A.

Johnstone, 230
Chalmers's state of the United Kingdom

at the peace of Paris, &c. 417, et seq. Character seldom underslood by estimating

the qualities of the mind, 81 Charles 11. his meanness in borrowing

money from his subjects, 407; accepts
of £10,000. from Mr. W. Kiffin, a

Baptist minister, ib.
Chateaubriand's recollections of Italy,

England, and America, 45, et seg ;
beauties of the Roman horizon, 46; re-
flections on mountain scenery, 47; dan-
gerous adventure at the falls of Ningara,
48 ; author's plan for exploring North
America, 49 ; reflections on the charac-
ter of St. Peter, 51; on men of letters,

Colburn, Abiah, remarkable for bis

powers of calculation by memory; singularities in the anatomical struc

ture of most of his family, 504 Coleridge's Christabel, a poem, 565, el

seg.; its unfoished state, ib.; its cha-
racter, 566; extracts, ib. el seq.;

Kubla Khan, 571
Columbia Oregan, or river of the West,

Commerce, the real foundation of the

greatness of the British empire, 212;

incompatible with despotism, 214 Confirmation not a sacrament in the

English church since the discontinue ance of the onction, 542; design of the site, ib.; to be administered by a

bishop only, 543 Considerations sur Genéve, par M. Sis.

mondi, 94, et seq.; see Sismondi. Controversy with the Bible Society rests

wholly with members of the establish

ment, 54 Conversion and upconversion of minis.

ters of the church, Wilks's essay oul,

538, el seq. Conversion in regard to persons baptized,

declared to be a thing unheard of in the

gospel, 541 Conversion, tracts on, 538, el seg.; the

nature and influence of error, ib.; Christian ministry considered as a ministry of initiation, 540; as a priesthood analogous to the Jewish economy, ib.; Romish church com. prehends both views of the subject, ab.; faith the gift of the Romish church, 541; concersion in regard to persons who have beer baplized, declared to be an unheard of thing in the gospel, 541; confirmation not a sacrament in the English church since the discontinuance of the unction, 542; de. sign of this rite, ib.; to be adminis

zb. et seq.

Chemical Essays, by S. Parkes, 255, et

seg.; see Parkes. Christabel, a poem, by S. T. Coleridge,

565, et seq.; extracts, 566, et seq. Christian's plan for a county provident

bank, 599, et seq. Christian's, the, tranquillity of mind at the

close of life, its great enjoyment, 89 Christian triumph, a sermon, by Mr.

Snelgar on the death of Mr. Wraith,

593 Church government the chief difference

between the establishment and the

dissenters, 544 Cheirch of Rome, its present state not an

object of indifference to Protestants, 345

tered only by the bishop, 543; the Danish government, its laudable zeal in principle on which the sacraments in disseminating Christian principles, the English church are administered &c. through its colonies, 231 not essentially different from that of Danish missions, Dr. Brown's account the Ronsisti, 544; Mr. Biddulph's

of, 231 manly staíement that the real point Davis's friendly advice to industrious of difference between the established and frugal persons, &c. 599, 611; church and the dissenters is in regard see Savings' banks. to church government, ib.; two modes Davy's account of some new experionly of deciding the point, ib.; ments ou the Auoric compounds, 360, the apostolical commission and the el seg.; new experiments and obsersanction of the state deemed by vations on a new substance which ben the evangelical clergy a stronger

comes a violet-coloured gas by heat, bond than acknowledg ng the same 362; its discovery by M. Courtois, head, and preaching the same gospel, 363; various experiments, 363, et ib.; Mr. Bugg's opinion that Mr, Cun seq.; proposed nomenclature of this ningham's conciliatory promise is substance, and of its combinations, erroneous and inefficient, 546 ; ( note)

369 Mr. C.'s proposition to consider re Davy's experiments on the combustion generation in two different senses, ib.; of the diamond and other carbona. the term conversion, objected to by Dr. ceous substances, 513; further exMant, ib.; Mr. Wilks's character of the periments and observations on iodine, converied minister, 547, et seq.; differs 507, el seq.; account of some exessentially from the unconverted minister, periments on animal heat, 516 ib.; remarkable admissions of Dr. Death of Christ, provision made by it of Mant, 551, et seq; his inconsistency, two kinds, 485 552; Dr, Paley on the necessity of Deserted Village restored, a poem, by preaching conversion, 553; objection A. Parsey, 398, 9 able nature of a passage in the pre Disciples had sufficient evidence of the face of Mr. Wilks's essay, 554, and

resurrection of Christ, 185, el seq.; extract; M. Wilks's remurhis on the hardness of heart the cause of their use of technical terms in divinity, 555; unbelief, 187 on the ministerial character, 556

Discours sur la philosophie de l'histoire, Converted minster of the church, his charac 94,99; see Sismondi.

ter, 548; mode of preaching, ib.; con Dissent, ils fundamental principles the

trasted with the unconverted minister, 549 same as those of the protest against the. Cookery, specimen of Highland, 246, 7 church of Rome, 325; duty of ministers Corinth, Lord Byron's Siege of, 269, to state their reasons for it, ib.

et seq.; estimate of the poem, ib.; Disseaters, advice to the clergy how extracts, &c. ib. et seq.; destruciion of to put them down, 57 the city, 272; Lord Byron's poems Dissenting churches, Wilson's history

merely sketches of character, 274 and antiquities of, 401, et seq.; 585, County establishments for insanity, et seq.

great call for them, 305; hints in re Dissenting ministers, extracts from their gard to their erection, ib.

resolutions in regard to the persecu. Covenant, the new, translated into the tion of the French Protestants, 177, Hebrew for the Jews, 343, et seq.

et seq. ; see Freuch Protesta pts. Craniologists, a choice morceau for them, 71 Distressed state of the United Kingdom, Cunninghan's, Rev. J. W. conciliatory 417, et seq.; opinion of Mr. Chalmers

project, stated by Mr. Bugg to be that the pation was never more fou. erroneous and insufficient, (note) 546 ; rishing, ib.; general consent as to the his proposition to consider regenera distressed state of the nation, 419; tion in two different senses,


remarks on the distress of the agriculCurran, the right honourable J. P. bis tural interest, ib.; dubious nature of

speeches, 162, et seq.; just claims of the late attempt to obviate them, ib.; the community upon the extraordi inquiry into the distresses of the far. nary talents of its members, 163 : mers, 420 ; true nature of the case, versatility of his oratorical powers, 421 ; object of the landlords, ib, et 164; his singular talent at cross examina seq.; Mr. Western's late propositions, tion, 165; his galling allack upon Lord 422 ; nature of the relief wanted by Chancellor Clare, 166

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