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command devolves on Titus, who invests the city, 376.-takes the first and second
fortifications, but is repulsed in his attack upon the third, ib.--gurrounds the city
with a wall, ib.--crueliies of the Romans towards the Jews, 377-internal com-
motions and famine in the city, ib.-Titus wishes to preserve the Temple, which is
set fire to by a soldier, 378m-city taken, ib.-Scriptural propbecies thereby
Lectures on the Liturgy.—Lecture II.-Liturgy, part I.--Morning and Evening
Prayer, 415_proper state of mind to enter thereon, ih.--general exhortation, ib.
confessiou, 416-absolution, ib.--Lord's Prayer, ib.---service the joint performance
of the pastor and people, 417–Psalms, ib.--Lessons, 418-Hymns, ib.-Creed,
419-Bidding Prayer, "ib.-Collects, ib.-State Prayers, 420-Prayer of St.
Chrysostom, 421-conclusion of Morning Service, ib.-Evening Service, 499–
signification of the Litany, 422—Prayers and Thanksgivings to be read on
_special occasions, 424.
Proofs of the Existence of Contrivance and Design in the Works of Nature, by Paley.--
A contriver and artificer necessary to the production of any piece of mechanism,
424-a Creator still more necessary to the existence of the world, 426.
On Divine Providence, by Felltham. Goodness of God manifested in the internal
and external formation of man, 427-poor and rich a necessary distinction, 428
infinite wisdom of God in superintending the universe, 429.
Reflections on Man, by Young.-Notice of the author, 430.
Lectures on the Liturgy.-Lecture III, Liturgy, part 11.- Collects, 467—Epistles and
Gospels, ib.-communion service, 468–rites and ceremonies, ib.-baptism, ib.
catechism, 470_-confirmation, 471-matrimony, ib. visitation and communion
of the sick, ib.-burial of the dead, 472-churching of women, 473-commina-
tion, ib.-Psalms, ib.-service to be used at sea, 474--thanksgiving for defeat
of Fox's plot, 475-prayer and fasting for martyrdom of King Charles, ib.
thanksgiving for the Restoration of Charles II. ib.-King's accession, ib.-metrical
version of the Psalms, 476.
Mahometanism.--Date of its rise, 476~Mahomet, his birth and descent, 477-bis first
marriage, ib.-prétends to have been appointed by God to deliver a new revelation
to mankind, ib. --publishes the Koran, ib.-marries three wives, 478—he is joined
by some heretical Christians at Medina, whither he removes, ib. pretends to
a revelation commanding him to use the sword against the enemies of his faith, 479
-is wounded at Ohud, and beseiges Caibar, ib._storms it, ib. is poisoned there,
ib.-dies at Medina, ib.-form of government and religion established by him, 480
- Mahometanism contrasted with Christianity, ib.
Lectures on the Liturgy.-Lecture IV.-The Creed, part I.-Practice mast agree with
belief in religion, 520-origin of Creeds, ib.-Creeds used in our Church, ib.
Nicene Creed, ib. Athanasian, 521-Apostles', 522-grounds of belief in the exist-
ence of God the Father, ib.--the Son, 524-and Holy Ghost, 525_in the incar.
nation, sufferings, death, and resurrection of Christ, ib.
On Modern Infidelity, by Hall.-Infidelity and apostacy foretold in the New Testa-
ment, 528-infidelity cannot last long, ib.-destroys itself by comparison of
doctripes and effects with Christianity, ib.-Religion not to be used as a political
engine, 528—it is an individual more than a public consideration, ib.-Christianity
probibits no innocent pleasures, 530—true religion evidently on the increase, ib.
Letter from Mr. J. Burdett, written six days before his execution, 531—535.
Loctures on the Liturgy.--Lecture V.--The Creed, part II.- Declaration of our
belief in the Ascension of Christ, 571 his heavenly authority, ib.--and his coming
as a Judge at the Last Day, 572_our belief in the Holy Ghost, ib.—the universal
Church, 573-the communion of saints, 574--the forgiveness of sios, ib.the
resurrection of the body, ib.and the life everlasting, 575_--conclusion, 576.
On Scriptural Knowledge, by Hall.-Inestimable value of Scriptural knowledge as
• a rule of life, 577-fear of God's judgments the strongest obstacle to sin, 578
religious instruction the best counterpoise to depravity, ib.--care recommended
in the religious education of youth, ib.
Happy Deaths, by Mrs. II. More.--Notice of the Author, 580_evil effects produced
by the boastful accounts circulated of the heroic behaviour of unbelievers on
we mu judge charitably in regard to the future state of others,
582-death merely conveys us to another state, "but does not fit us for that state,
583—necessity of being always prepared for death, ib.
Extracts from Death, a Poem, with notice of the Author, Bishop Porteus, 584.
The British Patriot.
Life and Character of Alfred the Great.-Enumeration of those actions which entitle
him to the appellation of Great, 17-birth-place, ib.---first impulse to his patriotic
spirit imparted by his mother, ib.-also influenced by his visits to Rome, 18-
ascension to the throne, ib.---first action with the Dánes, ib.-driven from his
throne by the new invaders of England, ib.---becomes a cowherd, ib.--compelled
to perform menial offices, ib.--subjected to the ill-humour of a peasant's wife,
ib.-retires with some friends to the feps, 19-enters the Danish camp in disguise,
ib.-meets bis friends in Selwood Forest, and is victorious in an action with the
Danes, ib.-rebuilds his ruined cities, ib.-establishes an army and a navy, ib.--
his division of time, ib.--account of the civil institutions wbich he established, 20-
death of Alfred, 22.
Of the British Constitution.--Notice of Archdeacon Paley, 22-Government of
England, how divided, ib.provisions of the British Constitution, ib.taxation and
punishment, 24--confinement, 25-habeas corpus, ib._statutes relative to high
treason, ib.-balance of the Constitution explained, ib. balance of interest de-
On the Expression of Public Opinion, in Great Britain.-Intention of the late Act to
prevent seditious meetings, 27- necessity for such a measure, 28--Mons. Cottu's
opinion of the privileges enjoyed by the people of this country, ib.
Essay on Peace, by Lord Clarendon, 29- Beauty and advantages of peace, 30
Opinion of Cæsar on peace, ib.
Description of Britain, by Thomson.--Notice of the Author, 32.
Sketch of the Reign and personal Character of his late Majesty, George III.--Import-
ance of the events of his reign, 67-birth of his Majesty, 68--his fatber's
death, ib.formation of his mind illustrated, ib.-opinion of his mother of his early
character, ib.accession, ib.--his patriotism early evinced, 70.--Horace Walpole's
description of him, ib.-issues a proclamation for the encouragement of piety and
virtue, ib.renders the Judges independent of the Crown, ib.-places the heredi.
tary revenues of the Crown at the disposal of Parliament, '71-his marriage, ib.
coronation, ib.--instance of his humility and piety, 72-Churchill's character of
his Majesty, ib.his motives for perseverance in the contest with America, 73-his
first interview with the American Ambassodor, ib.-decision of his Majesty's cha-
racter displayed during the riots in London, 74-Mr. Pitt's entrance intó power
the most important era of his Majesty's life, 75--Cowper's eulogium on George
III. 75. his Majesty's first illness, 76@his recovery, ib.-communication from his
Majesty to Mr. Pitt on that subject, ib.-bis conduct on the occasion of the
the French revolution, 77--his last illness, 78—influence of his private character
on society, 79-his title to the name of George the Good, 80.
Some Particulars of the famous Battle of Blenheim.-The Duke of Marlborough obtains
permission from the States General to march into Germany, 117-bis celebrated
march from Flanders to the Danube, 118-recrosses the Danube, and joins Prince
Eugene, ib. instance of Marlborough's presence of mind, 119-Marshal Tallard
surrenders himself, 120- the troops in Blenheim surrender to Gen. Churchill, ib.
-important effects of the battle of Blenheim, ih-subsequent behaviour of Marl-
Character of Lord Viscount Falkland, Secretary of State to King Charles I.-Lord
Falkland killed at the battle of Newbury, 121-his previous good fortune, ib.
his motives for consenting to become Secretary of State, 122.-his courage and
humanity at the battle of Edgehill, 123—his cheerfulness of mind destroyed by
the civil war, ib.-his bravery and death, 124.
On National Education. The importance of extending education to the poorer
classes defended, 125- public commotions arise from ignorance in the people,
proved by history, ib.m-superiority of the present system of National Education
pointed out, 126-importance of a due attention to the characters of the teachers, 127.
On thc Means of Preventing Offences, by Sir W. Blackstone.--Notice of Sir W.
Blackstone, 127-superiority of preventive justice to punishing justice, 128--law
respecting sureties, ib.-difference between recogoizances for keeping the peace
and those for good behaviour, 130
Scene between Henry V. and the Lord Chief Justice, from Shakspeare.-Notice of
William Shakspeare, 131
Conversation on the Times, between Colonel English and Corporal Kent, 169.
On Canals.-Great advantage of canals, 173— England indebted to Mr. Brindley, for
his ingenuity in the construction of canals, 174-canal across the Irwell, ib. Treot
and Mersey Canal, ib.death of Brindley, 175.
On Capital Punishments.—Methods of administering penal justice, 177-considera-
tions on the prerogative of pardon, 178m-aggravations which guide io the selection
for punishment, 179.
* Influence of Christianity on the Condition of the Labouring Classes, by Bernard.-Notice
of Sir Thomas Bernard, 179-effects of Christianity in ameliorating the horrors of
war, ib.- abolition of slavery induced by Christianity, 180_torture abolished from
every Christian state, ib. superior humanity of criminal proceedings in modern
times, 181-decrease of child-murder, ib.--superiority of Christian charity, ib.
The Tombs of Nelson and Pitt, by Sir Walter Scott.-Notice of Sir Walter Scott, 183.
On the Poor Laws.----A conversation between Colonel English and Corporal Kent,221.
Naval Victories, No. 1.--Sailing of the Brest Fleet, 296_engagement of Rear-
Admiral Pasley, with the Revolutionnaire, ib.--victory of the 1st of June, 227.
On the Division of Labour.--Political Economy a modern science, 227-Adam Smith
the first promulgator of it in this country, 228-labour the real producer of national
wealth, ib.-examples and causes of the division of labour, 229.
Life of John Howard, 230-taken by a French privateer, 231-forms the design of
visiting all the prisons in England, ib. visits the places of confinement throughout
Europe, ib. dies at Cherson, ib. influence of Howard's example, 232-state of
prisons in the United Kingdom, ib.
On the Patriotic Songs of Great Britain, 233—Influence of popular songs on national
feeling, 234-spirit of the English navy kept alive by appropriate songs, ib.--
England possessed of a greater number of national songs than any other country,
ib.-Rule Britannia, 235—Britons strike Home, 236manecdote respecting his late
Majesty, ib. Ye Mariners of England, 237.
Admonitory Address to the People of Great Britain, 273.
On the Distinction between Indigence and Poverty, 278-innocent causes of indigence,
279.remediable indigence, ib.- culpable causes of indigence, 281).
Naval Victories, No. II.-Battle off Cape St. Vincent, 283---gallantry of Nelson,
284-Sir John Jervis created Earl St. Vincent, 285,
The French Revolution. The last will and testament of Louis XVI., 285_exemplary
conduct of Abbé Edgeworth, 288-indignation of Malesherbes at the treatment of
the King, 289.
The Two Weavers, 290.
On Criminal Judicature in England, from De Lolme..Notice of De Lolme, 927-
appointment of a grand jury, ib.---mode of proceeding against a criminal, ib.-
form of trial, 328---form of proceeding in cases of high treason, ib.-daties of the
judge and of the jury, 329."
Memoir of Captain Cook.-His early life, 330-appointed to the command of the
Endeavour, 331-discovery of the South Sea Islands, ib.--his second voyage to the
South Seas, 332-his third voyage, ib.-his death, ib.
Public Charities of London, No.'I.-Account of Bartholomew's Hospital, 333-Beth.
lem Hospital, 334_Bridewell Hospital, ih.
On the Circumstances which promoted Commerce, Manufactures, and the Arts, in Modern
Europe, and particularly in England, by Millar.-Notice of John Millar, 335
limited commerce of the ancients, ib. excellence of manufactures in some Italian
towns in the 12th and 13th centuries, 336-inveotion of the mariner's compass,
ib.-discovery of America, ib. cruel policy of Philip II. of Spain, 337—woollen
manufacture of England, ib.-extension of manufactures caused the decline of
Aboriginal Britons, by Richards, 340.
My Native Land, by Scott, 342.
Of the Origin and Use of Money, 381.
· On Popular Law, No. I.-Importance of a summary knowledge of our duties to the
State, 984-origin of our form of government, 385-feudal system, ib.-origin of
parliaments, 386-division of English law into iwo parts, 387.
Memoir and Original Letter of Sir Cloudesley Shovell.--His daring spirit whilst cabin-
boy, 388-created Rear Admiral by King William, ib.--engaged in the battle of
La Hogue, ib. appointed Rear-Admiral of England by Queen Appe, ib._his
vessel lost on the rocks of Scilly, ib. confession of his murder, 389_his letter to
Admiral Russell, ib.
Public Charities of London, No. II.-Account of Christ's Hospital, 390-81. Thomas's
Hospital, 391 Guy's Hospital, ib.account of Thomas Guy, ib.
Abolition of the Slave Trade,' by Montgomery.-Notice of Mr. Montgomery, 392.
On the Loss of the Royal George, 394.
On the Poor Laws:--The poor anciently dependent on the Church, or their Lords,
432-the Reformation productive of a famine, ib. Poor Laws intended for those
only who could not maintain themselves, 433—alarming increase of pauperism, ib.
- design of workhouses, 434-effects of extending relief to paupers at their own
homes, ib.--consequence of giving assistance according to the number io family,
ib.-state of Manchester, 435-uperiority of voluntary contributions evinced by
the practice of Scotland, ib.-aversion io parochial aid in Scotland, 436~Mr.
Burke's observations on the scarcity of 1795, ib.--the sudden abolition of the poor
laws impracticable, 437–20 improvement in their administration suggested, ib.
Popular Law, No. II.-Nature of Private Acts of Parliament, 439-duty of the
Judges, ib.-the jurisprudence of the kingdom anciently in the erclesiastics, ib.
changed at the Conquest, ini.-Court of Chancery, 410 - province of the Lord
Chancellor, ib.-duties of the Vice-Chancellor, ib.-- Master of the Rolls, ib.
Court of King's Bench, the supreme court of common law, ib.-Court of (ominon
Pleas, ib.—Court of Exchequer, established by William I.-right of appeal, 441–
sessions of the peace, ib.-duty of a grand jury, ib.- trial by jury, ib.-mode of
* appointing, and duties of, petty juries, ib.
Life of Jonas Hanway.- Establishment of the Marine Society, 444--plan of Mag-
dalen Hospital, ib..aids in the promotion of Sunday Schools, 445-his exertions
in behalf of chimney-sweepers, ib.-his epitaph, 446
Ulm and Trafalgar, 446.
Popular Law.-No. III.--Juridical division of England hy Alfred, 494-changes
therein caused by time and increase of population, ib.--present authority of con.
stables, ib. persons injured in matters criminal must depose on oath to the nature
and particulars of the offence before warrant can be granted by a justice for ap-
prehension of criminal, 495-in petty offences apprehension only resorted to in the
event of offender disobeying summons to appear, ib.-Judges of Kirg's Bench,
their warrants extend over the whole kingdom, ib.—those of inferior judges must
be backed before execution in a different county from that in which they were
granted, ib.-origin and nature of the appointment of Justices of Peace, 196-
now appointed under the Great Seal, ib. -- Quorum, ib.--Chairman at Quarter
Sessions, ib.qualifications required by law for a Justice of Peace, ib.-Coroner,
his functions, 497-Sheriff or Bailiff, custodier of a county, ib.-manner of his elec-
tions, ib.-his duties, ib.
British Heroism, 499, Sonnet, To My Country, 499.
On Political Discussions --Increased facilities of procuring information, 536-con-
sequent increase of political curiosity, 537-prevailing error of every man attempt.
ing to decide on public questions without adequate knowledge, 538-Practical
t of education in all ranks, 539-tatement of public
duties of the cottager, the arıificer, and shopkeeper, the farmer, merchant, and ma-
nufacturer, the nobleman and gentleman, the learned professions, 539, 510---politi-
cal disputes unsuited to the female sex, 54 1-the proper duties of women, 512.
Naval Victories, No. III.-Admiral Duncan's victory over the French fleet, Oct. 11,
1797, 513—difficulties of Admiral Duncan's situation, 544-dastardly conduct of
Story, the Dutch Admiral, 545—the British Admiral created Baron Duncan.
On Saving Banks.-Superiority of this to any other plan of saving small sums, 546
their tendency to prevent imprudent marriages, ib.-their inducement to care and
economy in females, ib.--the moral influence of such establishments, ib.
Popular Law, No. IV.-On the general privileges of the citizen, 548-Englishman's
chief privilege an equal participation in the laws, 551-slavery therefore unknown
in this country,ib.-liberiy secured by the Charter granted by King John, ib. --- Bill.
of Rights, ib.-laws securing personal liberiy, 559--1110sportatio. uo kuona iu tue
common law, ih,-laws for the security of private property, ib.
The British Character, 553.
· No. XII.
Naval Victories, No. IV.-The Battle of the Nile, August 1, 1798, 587--Brueys
moored in Aboukir Bay. ib.-force of both fleets, ib.-memorable conduct and
sayings of Lord Nelson, ib.-description of the battle, 588—dangerous situation of
the Culloden, and other vessels, 589–Lord Nelson wounded,590-his magnanimous
conduct in the cockpit, ib.-L'Orient takes fire, 591—suspension of the battle
through that event, ib.-recommencement of the action, 592.-statement of loss on
both sides, ib.-death of Capt. Westcott, ib.-effects of the victory, ib.
On Benefit Clubs.-Inadequacy of these clubs to the objects they profess, 5924
generally formed upon erroneous calculations, 593—more for the benefit of the
publican than the members, ib.-funds expended on other objects rather than the
relief of members, ib.-illustrated by the example of a benefit club, of 13 years'
standing, ib.--their danger as nurseries of vice, 594-parishes derive little or no
benefit from them, 595—their mischievous tendency in politics and religion, ib.-
exceptions where guided by men of education and principle, ib.
On Civil Obedience, by Pearson.-Notice of the Rev. Hugh Pearson, 595_pretences
for reform have never been wanting, 596-excellence of the institutions of this
country, ib.---our greatest danger arises from licentiousness and tumult, 598
remedy for disaffection to be found in the diffusion of morality and religion, ib.
Address to the State and Church of England, 599.
The Fireside Companion.
Principles of Christian Education.—Notice of Thomas Babington, Esq., 34-necessity
for a parent to be on his guard against his faults and weaknesses when in the bosom
of his family, ib.parent never to make mere playthings of his children, ib.--
parent should have a child's good rather than his own ease in view,35-in correcting
a fault to look to the heart, 36—parent to be on his guard against the artifices of
children, ib.-necessity for consistency in the management of children, ib.
Exposure to Cold, from Parkinson's Villager's Friend.- Extreme danger of sudden
exposure to cold, 37—-cautions to be observed in restoring warmth to the body when
chilied, ib.-attention to the management of clothing necessary, 38.
Hindoo Superstitions, 39.--Notice of James Forbes, Esq., ib.--superstitions of
Pooleahs of Malabar, ib.-abject state of the Parias, ib.-misery of Molungres,
or Salt-boilers, ib.-depravity of Native Courts of Justice in India, 40-Hindoos
not universally depraved, 40-two narratives illustrative of their superstitions, 41.
English Months.--January, 43-difference of commencing the year between ancients
and moderns, ib.--ordinary appearances of January, ib.-winter brings us ac-
quainted more minutely with many living creatures. ib.--torpid state of mapy
animals during winter, ib.-beneficial effects of snow, 44—lines on the thresher,
from Cowper, ib..
Character of a fair and happy Milkmaid, by Sir Thomas Overbury.--Notice of Over-
Story of a Betrothed Pair, from Crabbe's Borough, 46 Notice of Mr. Crabbe, ib.
Character of a Happy Life, by Sir Henry Wotton, 48--Notice of Sir Henry Wotton, ib.
Life of Sir Matthew Hale, Lord Chief Justice of England, 81-birth-place, ib.-
corrupted by his intercourse with stage players, ib.-engaged in a lawsuit with Sir
William Wñitmore, 82-bis close study, ib. - reason why he never drank healths, ib,
regularity in his atiendance at church, ib.-his acquaintance with Mr. Selden, ib.
his integrity during the rebellion, 83-engaged by all the king's party, ib.--Crom-
well makes him a Judge, ib.-appointed Lord Chief Baron at the Restoration, ib.
-becomes Lord Chief Justice of England, ib.-resigns from ill health, ib.-his joy
at approaching death, ib.-rules observed by him for employment, 84. .
Great Fire of London, from Evelyn's Memoirs, 85.-Notice of John Évelyn, Esq., ib,
Funeral of the Fisherman's Son.--An affecting scene of humble life in Scotland, 89.
The Steam Engine, 91-qualities of gunpowder, ib.—defect of gunpowder, water,
and wind, when applied to machinery, ib.-steam engine supplies what was want.
ing in all, 91--variety and extent of its powers, 91—its discovery not made at once,
92-water not elastic, ib.spoken of by the Marquis of Worcester, ib.-employed
by Captain Savary, in mines, ib.-improved by Mr. Newcomen, ib.-perfected by
Nr. Watt, ib.notice of Mr. Watt, ib.
Anecdote of Sir Isaac Newton, 92.
English Months.-February, 93—more severe than January, ib.-poetical descrip-
tion of a day in February, ib.-appearance of the approach of Spring, ib.-indica-
tions of the renovation of nature constant in February, ib.-economy of Provi.
dence in the growth of plants, ib.