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by the priestly character in Roman" Ca-
tholic conntries, 293,894. Thirdly,'
Roman Catholic countries, the sermon
is almost a distinct sen-ice, 495—causes
of the popularity of the Methodist
preachers, 295—297—the character of
the pulpit eloquence of the churcb of
England formed by circumstances; 297
—remarks oil the style of Latimer, 29Br
—of the homilies, ift.-^-of Andrewesand
Bonne, 299—of Bishops Hall-and T*y
lor, SOO—state of pulpit eloquence after
the restoration, 301—character of Bar-
row, 301—of Tillotson, to.—of Sher-
lock, Clarke, and other divines of the
18th century, 302—'of Bishops Home,
Horsley and Porteus, 303—of Drs. Pi
ley and Blair, ib.—of Mr. Irving, 307
—313—delineation of the qualities re
quisite for a preacher, 304—306—spe-
cimens of American pulpit eloquence,

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<Juih (M:' T.) Visit to Spain, 240—charac-
ter of his work, ibid. 241.


Racine's Tragedies, remarks on, 44, 45.

Rajpoots or native Hindoo princes, notice
of, 386, 387—their number, S88—man-
ners, 391, 392—priests, 392—belief in
witchcraft prevalent among them, 403.

Reformation in Spain, sketch of the history
of, 246—251. finally extinguished there,
by the inquisition, 252—256.

Regioinautamis, anecdote of, 458,

Regnard's Legataire Universel, plan of,
431—extracts from it, 432—its indeli-
cacy, a.

Regulators, a new class of American citi-
zens, notice of, 357, 358.

Restoration of king Charles II. described,
172, 173.

Revenues (Ecclesiastical). See Clergy.

Rocky Mountains, described, 20, 21.

Routh (Rev. Dr.) judicious observations of,
on Burnet's history of his own time,

Rowdies, a new class of American citizens,
notice of, 357:

Russell (Lord John), Don Carlos, a tragedy,
370—analysis of it, with extracts and
remarks, 375-j—382.

Savary (M. Due de Rovigo), Extrait des
Memoires concernant la Catastrophe de
M. le Due d'Enghien, 561—remarks on
the total failure of the object of his pub-
lication, 561—refutation of his attempts
to charge M. de Talleyrand with the

chief guilt of the murder of Hie dnke
d'Enghien, 562—567—and to excul-
pate Buonaparte from it, 567—57*—
circumstances of the dnke's mock trial,
572—576—remarks thereon, 576—5B0
—examination of Savary's attempted
vindication of himself, 580—585—his
guilt established, 585. . 1/ .

Schiller's tragedies, remarks on, 427,428—
particulariv on his tragedy of Don Car-
los, 373, 374.
Schoolcraft (H. It.) Travels to the Sources
of the Mississippi River, 1—character of
the work, and course pursued by the
author, 2—his account of the course of
the Mississippi, 6—9-—remarks thereon,
9—11—Mistake in his calculations of
its elevation, corrected. It, 12. . . . ,
Scotland, remarks on the income of the

clergy of, 558—560.
Scriptures, versions of, in the languages of

India, remarks on, 411.
Sermons, difference between French and
English accounted for, 292—299—re-
marks on the style of the principal wri-
ters of sermons in the sixteenth* seven-
teenth, and eighteenth centuries, 298—
303—character of Mr. Irvisg's sermons,
S07—81S..r ■.!..-,: .-,» r>orti^,„nl
Shadwell, self-conceit of, exposed, 207,

208.- •-•■ ,.ni(, I».e . .PK.H

Shakspeare, why not fairly appreciated in
France, 4d-iremarks on the French im-
mitations of his Hamlet, and Romeo and
Juliet, by Ducis-, 4fr-—48j—in what the
excellency of his character consists, 416
418—great distance between Shskspeare
andSchillcr, 427,428—admirable scenes
in his Macbeth and Hamlet, 429—noble
testimony lo his works by a. French
critic, 437. -. .01 -. ■,.,

Shary river, notice of, 519, .MO. n

Sherlock's sermons, style of, 302.- -'t

Slavery, origin and progress'of; 497»*-its

'gradual decline and disappearance; in

England, 499—and in other countries,

499, 500.—See Negro Slavery. ...

Sondies, a tribe in Central India, notice of,

393, 394;
Southey (Robert), History of the Peninsu-
lar War, 53—his qualifications forithe
undertaking, 54—plan of the work, 55—
perfidious manoeuvres of Buonaparte, to
obtain military possession of Portugal,
55, 56—emigration of the royal family
of Portugal to the Brazils, 57*, 58—po-
pular character of Prince Ferdinand, 58,
59—his letter to Buonaparte, 58—
charged by his father with conspiring

against him, ib entrance of. the French

troops into Spain, 60-^they get"posses-

sion of Pamplona by treachery, 61—
situation of the Spanish court, 61, 62—
account of the insurrection at Araujuez,
63—resignation of Charles IV. and ac-
cession of Ferdinand VII., 64—perplexi-
ty of his situation, 66-—he falls into the
toils of Buonaparte, and is sent prisoner
into France, 66, 67—Murat occupies
Madrid, 68—he massacres the Spaniards
there, 69 — singular fidelity of Mr.
Southey's narration, »i.—Joseph Buona-
parte intruded into the throne of Spain,
70—simultaneous rising of the Spaniards
in the provinces, 71, 72 — difficult situa-
tion of the French in Catalonia, 73—
gallant defence of Valencia, 74—account
of the siege of Zaragn2a, 75—77—sur-
render of the French General Dupont,
78—the Spanish patriots re-enter Ma-
drid, 79—detestable conduct of the
French under Junot, in Portugal, 79, 80
—defeat of them at the battle of Vimiero,
by the British forces under Sir Arthur
Wellesley, 80—82—remarks on his con-
vention with Junot, 82, 83—-and on
some blemishes in Mr. Southey's work,
Spain, conduct of towards the conquered
Moors, 242, 243—introduction of the
Inquisition in that country, 244—its an-
tipathy to printed books, particularly

. Hebrew and Arabic, 245—the reforma-
tion in Spain first commenced by Ro-

• drigo de Valer, 246—account of his la-
bours, 246—248—-notice of theProtestant
church at Valladolid, 249—progress of
Protestantism in Spain, 250, 251—ac-
count of the first Auto da Fe, at Valla-
dolid, 252, 253—and of the second,
264, 255—fortitude of Gonzalez and his
sisters, 255, 256—and of the sisters and
nieces Gomez, 256—the source of the
hatred of Protestants by the Spaniards,
257—the establishment of the Inquisi-
tion fatal to literature in Spain, 268—
260—real cause of the superiority of
Protestant states over Popish ones, 261,
262—effect of the accession of the House
of Bourbon to the throne of Spain, 263
—the Inquisition encouraged by Pbilip
V. 264—efforts of the ministers of Fer-
dinand VI. and of Charles III. to check
the influence of the church, 265—intro-
duction of liberal principles into Spain,
266, 267—persecution by the Inquisi-
tion of every one suspected of republican
principles, as heretical, 268—remarks on
the two parties into which Spain is di-
vided, 269—and on the constitution of
that country, 270—274—picture of
Spain, in consequence of it, 274, 275—
vot. xxix. No. Lviii. R

the only measure that will tranquillize
that country, 276—history of the inva-
sion of Spam by Buonaparte, 60—79r—
evil influence of French symmetries on
the Spanish stage, 424, 426—remarks
on the magical colleges of Spain, 452,

Stage, profligate state of, in the reign of
Charles II. 206—209.

Superstitions of the Crira-Tartars, notice of,
136—account of the superstitious philo-
sophy of the middle ages, 464—468—of
the seventeenth century, 469—471. .

Supply and Demand, influence of, on the
prices of commodities, 216—218—effects
of variations in the seasons on the supply,
as compared with the demand, 219—
223—effects of deficient or abundant
supply, wheu compared with the de-
mand, on profits and commercial specu-
lations 223-—232—and of long periods
of abundant or deficient supply, on the
fall or rise in value of the precious me-
tals, 233—238.

Swift (Deau), remarks of, on Buniet's His-
tory of his own Time, 166—168*

Talismans, magical, of. the middle ages, re-
marks on, 454. ;. f ;.n

Talleyrand (M. de), exculpated from ftfe
charge of M. Savary, of being guilty 6t
the murder of the Duke d'Eughien, 562

Tartars, irruption of, into Russia, in the
thirteenth century, 121—description of
their persons, it.—defeat the Russians,
122—are finally subdued, ib. See Crim-
Tartars. , ,

Taylor's <Bishop), Sermons, style of, 300.

Thackeray (Rev. Francis), Defence of the
Clergy of the Church of England, 524.
See Clergy, ..

Tillotson's Sermons, character of, 301,302.

Tithes, proved to originate in grant, or by
prescription, 527, 528. 533—537—vin-
dication of the authorities on which that
proof rests, 538, 539—the assertion that
they originated in a parliamentary grant
considered, 540, 541—and the rigUt of
the clergy to them established, 541-rr
543—proof that tithes do not add to the
exchangeable or money value of land,
528—532—and that the common, cla-
mour about the burthen of an ecclesiasti-
cal establishment is utterly unfounded,
543, 544—the right of the clergy to a
full tenth of the gross produce, establish-
ed, 544—546—the abolition of them
would not permanently increase the aver

, rage profits of capital employed in agri-
culture, 547.

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Vimeiro, battle of, 80—82.

Vines, exuberant, in the valley of the Arkan-
sas, 23.


War, influence of, on the price of corn, 222
—224—effects of the late war on home
consumption, as well as on British ex-
ports, 227—229.

Warwick (Sir Philip), reflections of, on the
murder of Charles, 177, 178—his ac-
count of the condition of the English
people before the civil war, 179.

Washington, present state of, 344, 345—■
slave flogging there, by ladies, 394P1

Webb (Captain W. S.), notice of antedilu-
vian remains discovered by, in the Hi-
malayan mountains, 155,156.

WeMesley (Sir Arthur), defeats the French
at the battle of Vimeiro, 80—82-+-re-
marks on the wisdom of his convention
with Junot, 82, 83.

Wheeling, town, present state of, 3.

Wilberforce(Williaui, Esq.), Appeal>n-Be-
half of Negro Slaves, 475—remarks
thereon, 479. See Negro-Slai'try.

Witchcraft, tracts on, 440—belief bf.ipre-
valent in Central India, 403—arguments
used against it, in the fifteenth tfntury,
441—witchcraft, how punished by the
old common law of Errgiand,442-^notice
of different acts of patliamertt, iA.413—
particularly of the statute 1 Jac. I. c, 12,
443—extract from King jajties T.'s dia-
logue, on the temper with v»hit)R' he
wished that act to be put in execution,
ib. 444—prosecution of William Coke
and Alison Dick, in Scotland, for witch-
craft, 444, 445—singular confiess'iotr of
Lillias Adie, 445—barbarous execution
of a Scottish witch in 1722, 446—and of
numerous other persons in New Eng-
land, ib. — repeal of the British laws
concerning witchcraft, ib.— account of
the horrid prosecutions for witchcraft, at
Wurtzburgh, in 1627, 1628 and 1629,
447—and in the bishopric of Bamberg,
447, 448—remarks on the confessions
extorted from witches by the rack, 449,
450—on the witchcraft of the Scandina-
vians, 451, 452.

Women, condition and amusements ■ of,
among the Crim-Tartars, 131, 132—op-
pressive condition of, in ancient Greece,


Vaou (River), notice of, 5t2.

NQTE.—In Continuation of Intelligence re&peoting the Interior ■•» ^'<of Afrww*- -■* •l10" "rt *>; "'•'■ -"»' Qn the 21st October last, the Commapder-in-Cbief of the African station gave an order to the commander of H.M. S. Swinger, to convey to the Britishfactttryvaltne moWtfrofHiifenin river, and there fend, Mr. Belzoni, who made his'^ppeiirarice at Cape Coast Castle, with a viewrto penetrate into the interior, towards Timbuctoo. It so Itsrjpened that1, St tKs1 tirrrej'th^fe Hva* on" bbard the Owen Glendower,'a seaman kpowh by the, name of William Pasco, whose real name, however, was Abou Bottker, a native of Hoitssa, an intelligent and well-behaved man, about thirty-three years of age. This Irian 'left Kashha, or, as he, calfs,")^"BihiieKashna (the c% of Kashna), about the year 1805, in company with a caravan of'iner-<rftihts; BOrri* iritettdea' to bblfedt" tWfe""Cno7a nuts' in Girnfifjand 'others with sfaygsjbr, the qojast In four days' travelling (on 4sses and mules, at the rate of twenty-five miles a day) from BirnieRaSbna, they reached a river as wide as the Gambia at St. MjSry's, '"Vtih'^rig to the right of the rising sun, and coming from the country ^fij&ose/-. .,It is.called the Quarra-luan-dadi, or River of fresh

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SEffltatttttitBfeattll travelling to the soutWard, thrived

on the banks of another river, deeper and broader than the former,

erfl#d ■■'©tf/jMf tfhfeh rtftfiNhrbugh the countries Guari andN(ib$;

^.^fjdjh^nas b!eyn tqlqYandb'eheves, that these two streams unite into

xioBBrisrt %ngum aear-Kaba, and that it then proceeds towards the

- rtsiwr«iri!''ta Bif-nit'Bnrnou. The Gulbi has a strong sgline

';^sie^'aricl 'abounds'Willi hippopotami and alligators. Proceeding

u: SfttttWrly for.several days (he does not recollect how marry) he came

* iwwgrrt'o'f'a range of high mountains, one part of which, named

''^*«oo/ly,'niuch higher than the rest, had a while top like marble

.(snow)} and in its appearance resembled Fogo, one of the Cape de


\ l^jjt about a week after leaving these mountains, they discovered the sea from the summit of some high hills, which having descended, tihey had to cross a small river called Echoo (supposed to ^be JLffgosJ. From hence they continued their route in the direction of the setting sun, having the sea in sight at intervals on the liTt hand, and'in ten days arrived at Annamaboe on the coasts ' c"

Here Abou Bouker took the name of William Pasco, and entered on board the Lille-Belt, with the determination of following the sea, a trait of no small degree of boldness in a young man from the centre of Africa, who had beheld that element for the first time; and he has ever since remained in his Majesty's naval service.

A circumstance, however, occurred which made him desirous of being discharged from the Owen Glendower. In a Portugueze slave-vessel of about 100 tons, were found, when captured, 187


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