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the origin of the bulbous cupola, 42, 43| ley, analysis of, with remarks, 127--138
--ancient extent of Kieff, 43—on the -striking description of the storming of
Cathedral of St. Michael at Moscow, the a castle, 131-133.
work of an Italian artist, 4+47-other
buildings of the Kremlin, 47---notice of
the church of St. Basil, 48-introduction Jesuits, policy of, 280—their successful ef-
of transepts into the ecclesiastical archi- forts in civilizing the Indians of South
tecture of Russia, 49-notice of the America, 283—their excellent discipline,
churches of St. Isaac of Dalmatia, and 283, 284-system pursued in their Re-
our Holy Mother of Casan, 50.
ductions, 285, 286.
Godwin (William), Inquiry into the Power Jehn, (St.) vindication of, ch. v., v. 7,
of Increase in the Numbers of Mankind, from the objections of M. Griesbach,
148—notice of his · Political Justice,' 324—result of the controversy between
149-On the progressive increase of po- Professor Porson and Archdeacon 'Travis,
pulation and its etřects, 150—Statement ib.—abstract of the Bishop of St. Da-
of Mr. Malthus's principle of the diffe- vid's refutation of Griesbach's judgment
rent rates of increase, particularly in against its genuiueness, 325—remarks
America, 151--153—Mr Godwin's re- thereon, 326--no proof that this clause
marks thereon refuted, 152-157-im- was omitted by Eusebius, 327-summary
migration alone will not account for the view of the internal testimony for the
increase of population in America, 157 genuineness of this clause, 329-331-
-Mr. Godwin's exaggerated calcula- and of the external testimony, 331—it
tions of, exposed, 158, 159-Mr. Mal. is found in the ancient Latin version of
thus's principle, that population tends the western church, 332—but this is not
to increase faster than the means of sub- proved, ib.—the quotation of Tertullian
sistence, corroborated, 160—the number doubtful, ib.—as also that of Cyprian,
of births, not the sole criterion of the ex- though somewhat more probable, 332,
tent of population, 162—refutation of 333-the rejection of St. John's writings
Mr. Godwin's strictures on Mr. Malthus's by the Alogi, no authority, 333-nor
observations on the right of the poor to a the quotation of the supposed Pseudo-
Clemens Alexandrinus, 333, 334—the
supposed quotation of Walafrid Strabo
in the ninth century, a proof of the edi.
Harmon, (D). W.) Voyage in New Caledo- torial diligence of Bernardinus Gadolus
nia, 409.-See Caledonia.
in the fifteenth century, 335–337—the
Hart, (Alexander) an astrologer, notice of, testimonies of the pseudo-Jerome and
of Fulgentias of no weight, 338-recapi-
Hazlitt, (William) Table Talk, 103-cha- tulation of the evidence which is against
racter of, as a writer, ib.-specimens of the genuineness of this clause, 339—
his slang-whanging style, 104-108— concluding hints to future vindicators of
his just estimate of his own abilities, 108. 1 John, v. 7. 340, 341.
Heart of Mid-Lothian, a novel, by the au- Justice, perversion of, at Athens, 265–
thor of Waverley, analysis of, with re- 267.
Hulks, described, on board of which the
French prisoners war were confined, Kelly, (Dr.) the Universal Cambist, 416.-
7, 8-erroneous statements of the num- See Weights and Meusures.
bers confined therein, 245--the num- Kenilworth, a novel, by the author of
bers actually confined, and state of their Waverley, analysis of, with remarks,
Hume's philosophy, extravagant commen- King, (Archbishop) Discourse on Predes-
dation of, censured, 513.
tination, 82-remarks on his analogical
reasoning concerning the attributes of
the Deity, 86, 87-on the abuse of ana-
Instinct, remarks on the meaning of the logical reasoning, 88.
terin, in the writings of Dr. Reid and Kit-Cat Club, memoirs of, 425- real ori-
Professor Stewart, 505-512.
gin of, 427, 428-exposition of the au-
Isæus, vindication of the merits of, as an thor's blunder respecting it, 426, 427—
orator, 247-250-his works translated and of his biographical blunders, 428—
by Sir William Jones, 250, note
Ivanhoe, a novel, by the author of Waver-/Kotzebue, (Lieut. Otto Von) Voyage of
Discovery to the South Sea and Beer. 51-remarks on his hypothesis, that the
ing's Straits, 341-enterprising efforts great rivers of Northern Africa are rami-
of discovery made by the Russian go- fications from the Niger, 55, 56-recom-
vernment, ib.arrival of Kotzebue at mends the island of Fernando Po, as the
Easter Island, 347—hostility of the na-
best station whence British cruisers can
tives accounted for, 348 --discovers effectually watch the slave trade, 58.
Doubtful Island, 348-arrives at St. Maldonado's pretended narrative of a Voy-
Laurence Island, ibo---description of age in the Polar Sea, notice of, 515-cx-
Kotzebue's Sound, and of the inhabitants posure of its blunders and falsehoods,
found on the adjacent land, 349–351— 516-518.
reason for thinking that there is no clear Malte-Brun, (M.) Nouvelles Annales de
passage through it to the Frozen Ocean, Voyages, 514-remarks on his opinion
351--description of a supposed moun- respecting the spurious voyages of Mal-
tain of ice, ib.-352—which is most pro- donado and de Fonte, 515, 516.
bably an ice-berg, ib. 353—remarks Malthus, (Rev. Mr.) principle of, stated,
on the currents in Behring's Strait, 354 with respect to the different rates of in-
-manners, character, and language of crease of population, particularly in Ame-
the inhabitants of its shores, 356, 357 — rica, 151-153—Godwin's remarks there.
account of the formation of the coral on, refuted, 152–157—Mr. Malthus's
rocks, 358—360—just reflections of principle, that population tends to in-
Kotzebue thereon, 360—simple man- crease faster than the ineans of subsis-
ners and habits of the inhabitants of tence, corroborated, 160--his observa-
the Radack islands, 363—character of tions on the right of the poor to a main-
Kadu, an inhabitant of the reef of tenance, vindicated from the objections
Ulea, 361, 362-remarks on the final of Godwin, 166—168.
abandonment of the voyage, 363—and Marble, curious formation of, at Tabriz, 447.
on the careless translation of Kotzebue's Measures. See Weights and Measures.
Memoirs of a Life passed in Pennsylvania,
364-specimens of its admirable style,
365-368—descriptions, 368, 369-and
Language, imperfection of, a secondary impartiality, 369–374.
cause of error in religion, 84.
Monastery, a novel, by the Author of Wa-
Lapie,(Chevalier) Mémoire sur les Voyages verley, analysis of, with reniarks, 136-
dans l'Ocean Glacial Arctique, 514-
his credulity and blunders exposed, re- Moore's Almanack, popularity of on the
specting the pretended voyage of Mal- decline, 180.
donado, 516—518—and of Barthelemy Morellet, (Abbé de) Mémoires de l', 229–
de Fonté, 518, 519–521, 522.
character of his work, ib. 230-anecdotes
Lauzun, (Duc de) Mémoires du, 405– of his early life, 230, 231-his connexion
Biographical notice of the Duke, 406--- with the French Economists, 231-be-
character of the publication, ib.-state- comes a writer in the Encyclopédie, 232
ment of some extraordinary circum- --severe epigram on him, 233-anecdote
stances relative to it, 407, 408.
of Morellet and Diderot, 234, 235-visits .
Lebida, notice of the ruins of, 212.
England and is patronised by Lord Shel-
Legend of Montrose, a novel, by the Au. burn, 236_remarks on Morellet's con-
thor of Waverley, notice of, 126.
duct during the French revolution, 237,
Lilly, (William) the astrologer, notice of, 238—narrowly escapes during the reign
of terror, 240, 241-account of his latte:
Locke's theory, different object of, from
that proposed by Dr. Reid, 479—486, Morier, (James) Second Journey through
strictures on the method pursued by him Persia, 437-his account of the forma-
in bis treatise, 487–490.
tion of Tabriz marble, 447.
Londonderry, (Marquess of), vindicated Moult, (Thomas Joseph) a Neapolitan seer,
from the charge of remissness in his ne- notice of the predictions of, 187, 188.
gociations for the abolition of the slave Müller, (John Henry) an alchemist, adven-
trade, 59, 60.
tures of, 202, 203.
Lully, (Raymond) the alchemist, notice of, Music, the deaf and dumb not insensible of
the pleasures of, 404.
M'Queen, (James) Geographical and Com-
mercial View of Northern Central Africa, Navy of England and France--moral causes
of the superiority of the former over the 456-470-remarks on its execution,
Jafter, 12—14—the munificent liberality
of parliament for insprovements in nau- Poole, (William) an astrologer, notice of,
tical science, 19—parsimony of Buona- 183.
parte towards the French navy, ib.—its Pour, Mr. Malthus's principles on the right
miserable state during the revolution, ib. of, to a maintenance, vindicated, 166–
20-superiority of the British navy over 168.
that of France, in its best state, 21-par- Population, progressive increase of, and its
ticularly in its discipline, 22, 23—naval effects, 150-statement of Mr. Malthus's
tactics, 24-31-the superior health of principles of the increase of population,
British seamen, and the care taken to particularly in America, 151, 159—refu-
preserve it, 31, 32--the noble sums an-
tation of Godwin's remarks thereon), 152
nually voted by parliament for the ex- —157—iminigration alone, not the cause
penses of the navy, 33—the superiority of such increase in America, 157, 1584
of British naval architecture, 34, 35- corroboration of Mr. Malihus's prin-
and also the organization of the British ciple, that population tends to increase
ports and arsenals, 35–37.
faster than the means of subsistence, 160
Netherlanders, prosecution of the slave trade —the nuinber of births not the sole cri-
by, regardless of treaty, 64, 65–74. terion of the extent of population, 162–
Nolan, (Mr.) hypothesis of, that Eusebius Mr. Malthus's opinions on the right of
altered the Scriptures, refuted, 328, 329. the poor to a maintenance, vindicated
North-West Company, singular custom from the objections of Godwin, 166–
among the servants of, 409, 410— 168.
laudable efforts of, for civilizing the Porson’s, (Professor) controversy with
native population of their establishments, Archdeacon Travis, on the genuineness
of 1 John, v. 7. notice of, 324.
Nostradamus's Prophecies suppressed by a Porter, (Sir Robert Ker) Travels in Geor-
papal bull, 190.
gia, &c. 437–departure from Peters-
Novels by the Author of Waverley, 109– burgh, 438—arrives at Odessa, ib.—his
-analysis of Rob Roy, with remarks, hospitable reception by Count Platoff,
110-115—of the Heart of Mid-Lo- 439—refections on beholding the moun-
thian, 115—120-of the Bride of Lam- tains of Caucasus, ib. 440—description
mermoor, 120—125-of the Legend of of the pass of Wlady-Caucasus, 440—
Montrose, 126-of Ivanhoe, 127—136 geological structure of the rocks, 441–
---interesting description of the storming present state of Teflis, 441, 442-hospi-
of a castle, 131-133—of the Monas- tality of the Circassians, 442—notice of
tery, 136--138—of the Abbot, 138— the ruins of Anni, 443_arrival of the
142—of Kenilworth, 143_148—advice author at the ruins of Persepolis, 451–
to the author, 148-analysis of the Pi- description of them, 452—454.
rate, 454–470-remarks on the cha- Portugueze, base conduct of, in continuing
racters introduced, and on the execution the slave-trade, contrary to treaty, 68, 69
of this novel, 470–474.
Predestination, notice of publications on,
82-neglect of the consideration, that
Odessa, present state of the port of, 438. man is at present in a state of discipline,
Omens, remarks on, 191, 192.
the source of error in religion, 83—also
the imperfection of human language, 84
-danger of analogical reasoning, when
Paixhans, (M.) notice of his Nouvelle Force applied to the relations which subsist be-
tween the Creator and his creatures, 85
Persepolis, ruins of, described, 452—454. -88-Augustine the original author of
Persia, account of petrifying ponds in, 447 the disputes which have divided the
--discipline and present state of the Per- Christian church on this subject, 89–
sian army, 444-446-intense cold at difficulties of the Calvinistic and Armi.
nian schemes, 90—mistake of both par-
Persian army, notice of, 444—446.
See Copleston, King:
Philosophy of mind, Dr. Reid's notion of, Prisoners of war, (French and English)
491-remarks thereon, 492, 493.
falsehood of M. Dupin's statements
Pirate, (the) by the Author of Waverley, proved, concerning those who broke
454–difficulties of his situation, 454, their parole of honour, 2--5-number of
455–plan of his novel, with extracts, French prisoners confined on board the
hulks, 8—salutary regulations under Salutation, singular mode of, at St. Law-
which they were, 7, 8-general healthi- rence island, 348.
ness of the prisons, on shore, where they Sanchez, (Father Joseph) a Jesuit mis-
were confined, 9-11.
sionary, sufferings of among the Abi-
Protection of colonies, not a burthen to the
pones, 312, 313.
Sandivogius, an alchemist, disastrous ad-
Publications, (new) select lists of, 272, 541. ventures of, 202, 203.
Shelley, (Percy Bysshe) Prometheus Un-
bound, 168–predominating characters
Radack islands, manners and customs of the of Mr. Shelley's poetry, 169—specimens
inhabitants of, 360.
of his want of meaning, 170-173—and
Raynal's Histoire Philosophique, remarks impiety, doggrel, and nonsense, 174–
analysis of the fable of bis drama, 175,
Reason, remarks on the meaning of the 176—his bitter enmity to Christianity
term, in the writings of certain philoso- exposed, 178–180.
Sicard, (Abbé) intelligent replies of the
Reductions of the Jesuits, economy of, deaf and dumb pupils of, 394-remarks
285, 286—history of them after the ex- on his deviation from the Abbé de l'
pulsion of the Jesuits, 323.
Epée's system of teaching them, 395,
Reid, (Dr.) notion of, concerning the phi- 396.
losophy of the mind, 491–remarks Slave-trade, enormous increase of, under
thereon, 492–different objects of the Spanish and Portugueze colours, 59-
theories of Locke and Reid, 479—486- deliberate violation of treaties for limiting
remarks on the method pursued by them the slaye-trade, by Spain, 65—68. 74–
in their respective treatises, 487—490 the Portugueze, 68, 69, 74-the French,
-further remarks on Dr. Reid's philo- 70-72, 74, 75—the Americans, 72, 79,
sophy, 498—500—particularly on the 80—the Netherlanders, 64, 65, 74-the
question relative to the grounds of our slave-trade abolished in Madagascar, 64,
belief in the existence of a material 75—anecdotes of the barbarity of slave-
world, 500—505—and on the meaning dealers, 69, 71, 73, 76, 77–inadequacy
of the words reason, instinct, and truth, of the mixed courts of justice on the
in the writings of Reid and Professor African coast for preventing this traffic,
63, 64-noble conduct of Sir George
Rennie, (George, Esq.) tribute to the me-
Collier and of the officers and crews em-
mory of, 36, note.
ployed under him in preventing the
Restrictions on colonial trade, benefit of, slave-trade, 75—the declaring of the
530—532—consequences that would re- slave-trade to be piracy, the only re-
sult from removing all restrictions on the maining expedient for abolishing it, 81-
British colonies, 535.
and also forming a naval establishment
Revolution, (French) anecdotes of, 238– on the island of Fernando Po, 54, 82.
Spain, base conduct of, in continuing the
Rob Roy, a novel, by the Author of Waver- slave-trade, contrary to treaty, 66–68,
ley, analysis of, with remarks, 110–114. 74.
Ruins of Persepolis, described, 452—454 Stewart, (Dugald) Second Dissertation pre-
notice of the ruins of Lebida, 212-of fixed to the Supplement to the Ency-
the Cisterné of Ptolemy, 213—and of clopædia Britannica, 474-observations
those found at Bengazi, 225, 226.
on his remarks ou a former critique in
Russian government, enterprising efforts this journal, 475, 476--desultory plan of
of discovery, made under the auspices the present Essay, 477, 478–different
of, 341-extraordinary ukase issued by, objects of the theories of Locke and Dr.
claiming 2000 miles on the north west Reid, 479, 480-486-on the method
coast of America, 344-proof that he has pursued by Locke, 487–490—Dr.Reid's
no authority for such claim, the territory notion of the philosophy of mind, 491–
being pre-occupied by the United Bri- remarks thereon, 492, 493—probable
tish North-west and Hudson's Bay Com- source of Addison's remark on the fa-
pany, 345, 346.
culties of the soul, 494—strictures on
Russian Church-architecture, observations Mr. Stewart's criticism on it, 495-498
-- further remarks on Dr. Reid's philo-
sophy, 498—-500-particularly the ques-
Salmon fishery of Western Caledonia, no- tion relative to the grounds of our belief
tice of, 413, 414.
in the existence of a material world, 500 lish nation to the soldiers of, 16-tribute
-505—on the meaning of the words, to the achievements of the Duke of
instinct, reason, and truth, in the writings Wellington at that battle, 17, note.
of Dr. Reid and Professor Stewart, 505 Weights and Measures, Reports and trea-
--512-strictures on the Professor's ex- tises on, 416—legislative measures in
travagant commendations of the infidel, England for regulating them, 417—dif-
Hume, 513—concluding remarks, 514. ferent bases proposed for standards, ib.
-notice of the reports of the commis-
sioners appointed by Parliament to con-
Tabriz marble, account of the formation of, sider the most practicable mode of esta-
447—severity of cold at that place, 448. blishing an uniform system of weights
Tagiura, town, notice of, 211.
and nieasures, 418-inefficient proceed-
Tarbé, (S. A.) Manuel Pratique des Poids ings of the French revolutionary govern-
et Mesures, 416.
ments to establish such a standard, 418
Temperature, remarks on the difference of, -420—instructions of the British go-
between the western and eastern coasts vernment to consuls abroad for procuring
of continents or large islands, 355, 356. foreign standards of weights and mea-
Tonnage, amount of, cleared outwards to
sures, 420, 421-comparisons of stan-
the principal British colonies, 538. dards by the Royal Society of London
Trade, (free) discussion of the question, and the Royal Academy of Sciences at
whether it should be extended to every Paris, 422, 423—notice of the recom-
colonial dependence, 527—530—bene- mendations of Parliament respecting the
fits of restrictions on trade, 530-532- having of certain fixed standards of
effects of free trade to the East Indies, weight and of capacity, 424, 425.
533,-consequences that would result West Indies, difficulty of regulating the in-
from removing all restrictions on the tercourse between, and the United States
trade to our colonial settlements, 535- of America, 537.
difficulty of regulating the trade be- Whately, (Rev. Richard) republication by,
tween the British West Indies and the of Archbishop King's Discourse on Pre-
United States of America, 537.
destination, 82—inaccuracy of some of
Transmutation of the baser metals into gold his remarks, 87–particularly on the
and silver, observations on, 199.
freedom of the will, 92-excellent ob-
Tripoli, Bey of, horrid massacre by, 227, servations of, on humility in theological
researches, 93, 94.
Woulfe, (Peter) anecdotes of, 205.
Vladimir, Grand Duke of Russia, singular
conversion and baptism of, 40, 41. Ychoalay, an Abiponian chieftain, cha-
racter of, 311-account of him, and of
his wars, 297-307, 309, 310.
Waterloo, munificent gratitude of the Eng-