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Herodotus, 312; character of his work,
Noah, illustrations of his faith, 224.
Olive-branch, the, 569.
Olympus, mount, ascent of, 247.
Orlando Innamorato di Bojardo, remarks
on, 437; analysis of, 447; extracts, 449.
Orme, Rev. William, his character, 175;
his early trials and triumphs, ib.; his pub-
lic preaching, 176 ; the mystery of Di-
vine providence, 177.
Orme's life and times of Baxter ; see Bax-
Malcolm's tales of field and flood, 186.
Mant's, bishop, letter on the Christian Sab-
Mathematics, or the science of quantity, 219.
Mavor's, Dr., miscellanies, 375.
Mental philosophy; see Hoppus.
Millman's history of the Jews; style and
phraseology of the author, 51; subject
of miracles, 53; blessings and curses
from Ebal and Gerizim, 56; the siege
of Jerusalem, 57; pervading error of
this work, 96.
Mind, the most important part of science,
Miraculous gifts, delusions on this subject
in the west of Scotland, 417; Mr.
Erskine's mistakes on the nature of evi-
dence, 418; remarks on the value of
testimony, 420; use of miraculous gifts,
423 ; not to supersede the exercise of di-
ligence and care, 427.
Modern martyr, the, 137 ; the spirit of
persecution, ib.; character of the work,
Modern traveller, the origin of the modern
popular compendiums, 94 ; character of,
from the Revue Cyclopédique, 95.
Morison's counsels to servants, 570.
Sunday school teach-
Panizzi's Italian poets, 436; progress of
Italian poetry, 438; romantic narrative
poetry of Italy, 442; character of his
Pardon; see faith.
Pearce, Nathaniel, account of, 250.
Penn's essays on the present crisis in the
condition of the American Indians, 77.
Physics, elements of; see Arnott, laws of,
Poetry, different schools of, 437.
Polar seas and regions, discoveries in, 474.
Prerogative, royal; see royal prerogative.
Priests, origin of, 532; see Stratten.
Providence, doctrine of, in relation to na-
tions and individuals, 482.
Quantity, science of, 219.
Quin's historical atlas, character of, 517.
Muhlenfel's introduction to a course of
German literature, 343; pseudo-philoso-
phy and neology of the author, 344; the
idea of the beautiful, 347; character of
Muston's recognition in the world to come,
topics treated of in this work, 178; the
knowledge conferred by revelation of a
future state, 179; objections to the doc.
trine of perpetuated friendship, 181.
Napoleon's empire, extent of, 486.
National library, the, 519.
Natural history, Rhind's studies in, 86.
Nayler, James, tried and condemned for
blasphemy by the parliament under the
protectorate of Richard Cromwell, 268.
Netherlands, the, Grattan's history of, 315.
Newnham's essay on superstition, principles
on which the work was undertaken, 504;
style of the work, 506; essence of su-
perstition, ib. ; contrast between religion
and superstition, 507; forms and causes
of superstition, ib.; ministrations and
agencies of good and bad spirits, 510;
singular dream, 515.
illustrations of the Exodus,
Niebuhr's dissertation on the geography of
Raffles, Sir Stamford, memoir of the life
and public service of, the character of
public servants seldom immediately ap-
preciated, 1; the birth of Thomas Stam-
ford Raffles, 2; his mode of life during
his clerkship ; his reading, and its effects
on his character, 3; appointed assistant
secretary to the governor of Penang ;
correspondence with Dr. Leyden, 4;
military details connected with the ex-
pulsion of the Dutch from Java, 5; ex-
pedition to Palembang, 6; circumstances
of the governor of Java; return of Mr.
Raffles to Europe, 8; his marriage and
appointment to dhe governorship of Ben-
coolen, 9; visit to the Passumah country,
12; Presgrave's visit to the same, 13;
interior of Sumatra, 16; the kingdom of
Menangkabu, 17; the encroachments of
the Dutch, 18; sail through the islands
of the Indian archipelago, 19; return of
Sir Stamford Raffles to Bencoolen, 20;
return to England, the ship in flames,
21; arrival in England.
Reform, ecclesiastical; see ecclesiastical re-
Remembrance, the, extracts, 551.
Revolution in France, 478.
Rhind's studies in natural history, charac-
ter of, 86.
Riland's ecclesiæ decus et tutamen, 115;
the author's remarks on subscription, fc.
ib.; reforms in the church called for,
Ritchie's game of life, character of, 134;
Rogers's Italy, a poem, 524.
Rome and Italy, description of, 357.
Roscoe's tourist in Italy, 524; Lord By-
ron's residence in Venice, 527.
Roscoe's life of erninent British lawyers, 98.
Row heresy, the ; see Faith.
Royal prerogative in England, Allen's in-
quiry into its rise and growth, 452 ; attri-
butes and functions ascribed to the king,
453; derived from imperial Rome, 455;
incompatibility of the Saxon institutions
with it, ib.
Russell's, Dr., life of Oliver Cromwell,
Rutt's edition of Burton's diary, &c. 265.
and evidence, 369; Chillingworth's re-
marks on tradition and the church, 370;
divisions of tradition, 371; object of this
work, 372 ; ecclesiastical polity of the An-
glican church, 373 ; poetical exemplifica-
tion of the soul after death, 374.
Soame's history of the reformation of the
church of England, abridged, 435.
Society for promoting Useful Knowledge,
formed on an irreligious basis, 103.
Spiritual powers, mystery thrown around
their operations, 501.
Steam-engine, the, perfection of, 215.
Stebbing's history of chivalry and the eru-
sades, 167; influence of chivalry on the
destiny of mankind, 168 ; announcement
of the first crusade, ib.; good and evil
resulting from the crusades, ib., charac-
ter of this work, 169; reflections on the
termination of the fourth crusade, 170;
description of the fifth crusade, 171; ex-
ceptions to the general character of this
Stratten's book of the priesthood, 532;
Hume's notions on superstition and en-
thusiasm, ib.; Christian and Pagan objects
of worship, 533; the Mosaic dispensation,
ib.; object of this work, 536; the Romish
superstition, 537; no priesthood in the
Christian church, 538; the apostolical
and sacerdotal offices incompatible, 539;
principal features of the Jewish hierarchy,
Superstition ; see Newnham; the origin of
priesthood, 532. Demonology and Witch-
craft; see Scott
Sabbath, the Christian, 327; see Cbristian
Sarjant's life of Cranmer, 435.
Scales's principles of dissent, 131.
Scepticism, a morbid state of the reasoning
Science, mode of teaching, 209; arrange-
ment and divisions of, 216.
Scotland, history of; see Scott.
Scott's, Sir W., history of Scotland, 99 ;
remarks on, 100.
Scott, Sir W.; illustrations of his novels,
Scott's, Sir W, demonology and witch-
craft, 501; extract, 513.
Scott's, Dr. J., translation of Ferishta's an-
nals of the Deccan dynasties, 255.
Seripture natural history, 186,
Slavery, colonial, public opinion on, 456;
a national crime, 484; abolition of the
trade, 485; see Godwin ; Humboldt.
Smith's sermon on the law of the Sabbath,
327; Sunday travelling, 340.
Smyth's treatise on forgiveness of sins, 61;
Soame's inquiry into the doctrines of the
Anglo-Saxon church, 365; importance
to the Established church of the question
concerning tradition, ib.; Bellarmine's
rules for ascertaining apostolical tradi-
tion, 368; distinction between tradition
Testimony, circumstances constituting its
Thomson's, Dr., history of chemistry, 522;
the vasa murrhina, 522.
Tongues, gift of, 421. 426.
Tradition, importance of the question con-
cerning it, 365; Bellarmine's rules for
ascertaining apostolical tradition, 368;
Chillingworth's remarks on tradition and
the church, 370 ; divisions of tradition,
Unitarianism in England, 285; its intrin-
sic character, 292 ; its places of Worship,
295 ; condition of congregations, 297; its
ministers, 298; endowments, 300; worth
of the aggregate labour of Unitarian mi-
nisters, 301, infelicity of their condition,
303; Unitarians bear a very small part in
missionary lạbours, 304; their credulity,
309; inferences from the state of Uni-
Vane, Sir H., character of, 394.
Visits to the religious world, 138.
Wardlaw's essays on faith, the extent of the
atonement, and universal pardon, 61; see
Washington, Jefferson's character of, 147.
Waverley, novels, illustrations of, 529.
Wickham's dissertation on Hannibal's pas-
sage of the Alps, 157.
Wilkinson's atlas classica, 517.
Williams', Rev. J., life of Alexander the
Great, and geography of ancient India,
497; character of these works, 498; cha-
racter and plans of Memnon, 499.
Winter's wreath, the, 471.
Witchcraft, remarks on, 501.
World of children; or the life and adven-
tures of A. Fitzaimer, by S. Roberts, cha-
racter and plot of the tale, 88; extracts,