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Abelard and Eloisa, story of, 352.
Aberdeen, affairs of, fall into confusion, 503_a poll election refused

to, 504–Magistrates admit of the necessity of a reform, 515.
Alban's, St, state of the prison of, 474.
Alberic, visions of, said to have been the model of Dante's poem, 318.
Alceste, account of the loss of, 395.
Alleghany mountains, description of, 375.
Amherst, Lord, shipwrecked in the Alceste, 395.
Aranda, Count de, expels the Jesuits in one day from all the Span-

ish dominions, 429. Arctic expedition, proposed objects of, 5-principles which regulate

the distribution of heat over the globe explained, 6-sketch of the revolving year within the Arctic circle, 13–formation of icebergs, 15—varieties of salt-water ice, 16—influence of the polar ice cannot extend to our shores, 20—supposed deterioration of the climate of Europe shown to be groundless, 22-list of years noted for the severity of the winter, 23—of those remarkable for heat and drought, 28--general description of Greenland, 31-discovery and colonization of that country, 36–plan of reaching the Pole with sledges drawn by dogs, 39—north-west passage attempted by Willoughby, 40--by Martin Frobisher, 41-by Davis, 45 -by the Danes, 49.-by Henry Hudson, 51-by Poole and others, 52-by William Baffin, 55—improbability of the passage ever be

ing effected, 58. Aretino, Leonardo, his account of a strange fit of devotion which

seized the Italians, 325. Arragon, observations on the constitution of, 162. Augereau, General, sent to disperse the Legislative Bodies, 302. Baffin, William, voyages of, 54-is killed at the siege of Ormus, 57. Barras, anecdote of, 306. Barrington, Daines, asserts the possibility of reaching the North

Pole, 2. Barry, Madame du, account of her origin, 430. Benedictines, great wealth and power of, 326. Biot, M., assists in the experiments for determining the length of

the pendulum, 422. Birkbeck, Mr, his Notes on America, one of the most instructive

books that have lately appeared, 120-reasons which induced the author to emigrate to America, 122-his arrival at Norfolk in Virginia, 124Negro slavery, 125–journey across the Alleghany mountains to Pittsburg, 127_description of that place, 129striking features in the great western wilderness, 131_author pur.

chases a tract of land in the Illinois territory, 133-method of
conducting land sales, ib.—instinctive attachment to home a pow-
erful check to emigration, 135-reflections on the vast extension
of American dominion, 137_account of a singular religious so-.

ciety, 139.
Buonaparte, judgment of posterity respecting, not clearly to be fore-

seen, 303—character of, by Mad. de Staël, 304-puts down the
Directory, 307-sets up the Consulate, 308—his unprincipled dis-
simulation, 309-assumes the imperial dignity, 310-his character
as a General, 312-legitimacy of his dynasty examined, 448–
observations on his dethronement, 452-and on the mode of se-

curing his person, 455—and of his treatment in confinement, 457.
Boniface, Pope, banishes Dante, 324-proclaims a plenary indulgence

to all who should make a pilgrimage to Rome, 329.
Boon, General, one of the first settlers of Kentucky, 130.
Borough Compter, description of, 473.
Boscovich, his method of numbering the vibrations of pendulums, 416.
Bradley, Richard, opinion of, that our climate is affected by the isl-

ands of ice drifted into the Atlantic, 21.
Bristol, shocking state of the jail of, 475.
Brougham, Mr, on the Education of the Poor, 486—moves for a

committee to inquire into the state of, 487_object and progress
of the bill, 488-yearly income of charities in England, 492–
instances of the shameful misapplication of, 493_objections by

the enemies of the bill answered, 496.
Brunetto Latini, a work of his said to be the model of Dante's poem,

Burke, Mr, remarks of, on the subject of parties, 191, 194.
Burghs, Scottish, history of, 503-disadvantages of the present sys-

tem, 510—inquiry into the most adequate source of reform, 519.
Button, Sir Thomas, winters in Hudson's Bay, 52.
Byron's, Lord, Childe Harold-points of resemblance between the

author and Rousseau, 87-causes of the deep influence which both
exert on the feelings, 89-remarks on the moral character of By-
ron's poetry, 96-analysis of the present work, 100--reflections

on the character of the Pilgrim, 116.
Cartwright, Major, principles of the faction with which he is con-

nected, 199.
Castile, remarks on the early constitution of, 155.
Cavern, calcareous, in Kentucky described, 386.
Choiseul, Due de, character of, 386-circumstance which made him

so eager for the suppression of the Jesuits, 427-accused of hav-

ing poisoned the Dauphin of France, 429.
Church, gradual usurpations of, on the civil authority, 163.
Cleaveland, Mr, sketch of his treatise on the mineralogy, &c. of
America, 382.

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Clement XIV., alleged remorse of, for having consented to the de-

struction of the Jesuits, 427.
Coal, where found in America, 383.
Commodities, difference between the natural and market price of, 60.
Courage, French, peculiar quality of, in all ages, 402-contrasted

with that of the British, 403.
Crawford, Mr Quintin, the editor of Mélanges d'Histoire, &c. 352.
Crusades projected by Pope Gregory VII. 323.
Danes, account of their settlements on Greenland, 38.
Dante accused of being an imitator, 317—what the supposed model

of his poem, ib.--end he aimed at in it, 321-state of Europe
at the time he wrote, ib. extraordinary fit of devotion throughout
Italy, 325—account of the varions monastic orders, 326—pilgrim-

age to Rome, 329-Dante vindicated from harshness of soul, 333.
Davis, John, voyages of, to discover a north-west passage, 45.
Devonshire, Dutchess of, a munificent patroness of the arts, 529.
Devotion, singular fit of, in Italy, 325.
Disco bay, enormous icebergs at, 17.
Discoveries, geographical, all those of greatest importance in modern

times, have originated in attempts to find out a short route to In-

dia, 40.
Dominicans, attempt to substitute the visions of the Abbé Joachim

for the New Testament, 329.
Dominick, Saint, founds the Inquisition, 326.
Egede, Hans, settles a colony in Greenland, 3.
Elba manuscript, authenticity of, examined, 444–sketch of its con-

tents, 446.
Elgin marbles, models of, in miniature, 530.
Emigration, instinctive attachment to home, a sufficiently powerful

check to, 135.
Equinoxial gales, origin of, 10.
Eric Raude settles a colony on Greenland, 35.
Europe, opinion that the climate of has altered for the worse, errone-

ous, 22-list of years remarkable for the severity of the winter, 23

-and of those extremely hot, 28.
Europe, progress of the kingdoms of, from feudal aristocracies to

limited monarchies, 281-state of, in the middle ages, 321.
Fayette, M. de la, character of, 295.
Females, exclusion of, from inheritance, not common among the

Teutonic nations, 151.
Feudal System, view of its effects upon the welfare of mankind, 145–
Genoese, discontented with their present government, 527.
Georgel, Abbé, sketch of his life, 425_consequences of the destruc-

consequences of its decay in France, 147.
Florence, free constitution of, subverted by the Medici, 154.
Fotherbye, Robert, voyages of, to Greenland, 53.
Franciscans, foundation of the order of, 326.
Frobísher, Martin, voyages of, to discover a north-west passage, 41.
Fry, Mrs, reform introduced among the female prisoners in New-

gate by the exertions of, 480.

tion of the Jesuits, 426—alleged remorse of Clement XIV. for
having consented to it, ib. anecdotes of the Duke de Choiseul,
427-account of the expulsion of the Jesuits from Spain, 429-
of the origin of Madame du Barry, 430—opinions of the court of
Louis XV. on civil government, 432–character of the Prince de
Kaunitz, 433, and of the Emperor Joseph II. 434_singular ac-
cident the Abbé met with at Vienna, 435_intrigues of Madame
la Motte, 437-appointment of the Count de Segur to the mini-

stry by mistake, 441.
Gold found in North Carolina, 385.
Grafton, Duke of, recommends a revisal of the liturgy, 225-letter

from Bishop Watson to, 229.
Granby, Marquis of, letter from, to Dr Watson, 214-remarks on

his political consistency, ib.
Greenland, form and extent of, 31-discovered and colonized by the

Icelanders, 35—their colonies extinct about the commencement
of the 16th century, 37-supposed existence of a colony on the

east side, ib.--state of the Danish settlements at present, 38.
Gregory VII., Pope, assumes the supremacy over the sovereigns of

his time, and prohibits marriage to the priesthood, 322—projects
the Crusades, 323-great improvement which took place in Italy

immediatety after his death, ib.
Guelfi and Ghibelini, factions of, 324.
Hallam, Mr, object and character of his work on the State of Eu-

rope during the middle ages, 140-remarks on the history of
France, from its conquest by Clovis to the invasion of Naples, 142
-rise, &c. of the feudal system, 145- consequences of its decay,
147-introduction of hired soldiers, 151-some doubtful positions
in the work examined, ib.-of the struggle between Frederic Bar-
barossa and the Lombard cities, 153— dissensions of the Italian
republics, 154—mistakes in the account of Castile, 155-of the
constitution of Arragon, 162-usurpations of the ecclesiastical

power, 163_of the constitution of England, 165.
Hallam, Mr, remarks of, on the character of Dante, 333.
Ilarmonists, a singular religious society in America, 139.
Hausset, Madame de, remarks on the journal of, 359_account of

Quesnay, the founder of the sect of the Economists, 361.
Heat, principles which regulate the distribution of, over the globe,

explained, 6.
Henning, Mr, miniature models of the Elgin marbles executed by,

History, to be pleasing and instructive, must be written at a distance

from the time to which it relates, 277.
Hudson, Henry, sent to attempt the discovery of a North-west pas-

sage, 50m is turned adrift by his crew, and perishes, 52.
Hudson's Bay Company erected, 57.


Ice, different kinds by which the navigation of the Arctic seas is ob-

structed, 14-influence of, cannot extend to our shores, 20-
mountains or islands of, drifted into the Atlantic, supposed by

some to affect our climate, 21.
Icebergs formed by the congelation of fresh water, 15-enormous di-

mensions of, in Davis's Strait, 17.
Ice-blink described, 17.
Iceland discovered, 35-sends colonies to Greenland, ib.
Jesuits, account of the order of, 327–expulsion of, from the Spanish

dominions, 429.
Illinois territory, account of the new settlement in, 133.
Joseph II., character of, 434.
Iron, native, mass of, found in America, 387-ote abundant in many

places there, 384.
Iron crown, a relic highly valued in Hungary, 434.
Iron mask, man in, conjectures concerning the, 357.
Kater, Captain on the length of the pendulum, 407-great improve

ment in instruments from the substitution of the entire circle
for the quadrant, &c. ib._first idea of this contrivance owing to
Mayer, 408_new system of weights and measures adopted by the
French, 409—similar plan in England hitherto unsuccessful, 411
-account of experiments to determine the length of the pendulum,
412_description of the author's convertible pendulum, 414-his
ingenious method of determining the number of vibrations made by
it in twenty-four hours, 415—what the precise object of his expe-
riments, 420_French Academy of Sciences join in the experimental

researches of the Royal Society, 422.
Kaunitz, Prince, character of, 432.
Knight, John, murdered by the natives on the coast of America, 50.
Laplace, remarkable property of the pendulum discovered by, 420.
Louis XVI. unfit for the throne in the times wherein he lived, 286—

carried prisoner by the mob from Versailles to Paris, 296_re-
solves to retire to Compiegne, 299_his demeanour at the anniver-

sary of the 14th July, 300_and execution, 301.
Lombard cities, remarks on the struggle between Frederick Barba:

rossa and the, 153.
Lowe, Sir Hudson, remarks on his treatment of Mr O'Meara, 459.
Lyons, discontents in that city, 172-speedily allayed by Marshal

Marmont, 173-similarity of to some late disturbances in our own

country, 174.
Maclure, Mr, sketch of the contents of his work on American geo-

logy, 373.
Marble, quarries of, in Vermont, 385.
Marmont, Marshal, disturbances at Lyons, composed by, 175.
Marriage of the clergy prohibited by Pope Gregory VII., 322.
Maturin's, Mr, Women, or Pour et Contre, 234—the author's opi-

nion of his own former works, 235-sketch of the present work,
with extracts, 236_remarkable alteration introduced in the trax
gedy of Bertram, 254.

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