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WE had intended to abstain from all further reference to 'the Apocrypha Controversy;' but seven or eight pamphlets have since appeared, of which some brief notice shall be taken in our next.


Abraham, his deliverance from Ur, or the
fire of the Chaldees, a Jewish tale, 271,


Africa, central and northern, travels in,
by Major Denham and Captain Clap-
perton, 404, et seq.; cause of the power-
ful influence of the British consul over
the Bashaw of Tripoli, 404, 5; the
English government determines to
make an attempt to enter Bornou, &c.
from Tripoli, 405; Major Denham's
interesting interviews with a young fe-
male, sister of a native merchant, near
Mourzouk, 406, 8; the route of the
party lay through the desert between
Fezzan and Bornou, 408; they pass
various Oases, ib.; description of
them, ib.; the great lake Tchad, ib. ;
the party are met by the cavalry of the
Sheikh of Bornou, 409; description of
the meeting, troops, &c., ib. ; armour of
the Sheikh's negroes, 410; introduction
to the Sheikh, 410, 11; surprise of the
people on hearing the Major's musical
box, and conduct of the Sheikh, 411; his-
tory of the Sheikh, and of his rise to
power, 411, 12; the visit of audience,
412; Major Denham accompanies the
Sheikh on a predatory attack, ib.;
character and behaviour of the Negro
general, Barca Gana, ib. ; the Major's
religion excites the suspicion of the
Sheikh's charm-writer or chaplain, 413;
interview with the Sultan of Mandora,
414; unsuccessful result of the pre-
datory expedition, 414, 15; Major D.
is made prisoner, ib. ; `escapes with great
difficulty, 416; death of the Bashaw's
general, ib.; Major D.'s life preserved
by the charm-writer, 417; is kindly
treated by a deposed sultan, ib. ; result
of an expedition against the Munga
nation, 418; disgrace of Barca Gana,
ib.; interesting account of his restora-
tion to the Sheikh's favour, 418, 19;
death of Dr. Oudney and of Mr. Toule,
ib.; Captain Clapperton arrives at
Kano, in Haussa, 419; its bad situa-
tion, ib.; arrival at Sackatoo, 420;

his first audience with Sultan Bello, ib. ;
he exhibits his astronomical apparatus lo
the Sultan, ib.; is visited by Ateeko,
a disgraced brother of the Sultan,
ib.; and by the public executioner, 422 ;
singular anecdote respecting this person-
age, ib.; Captain C. returns to Tri-
poli, 423.

Albigenses, the country of the, the birth-place
of the Provençal muses, 314.
Alexander I. of Russia, Lloyd's sketch
of his life, &c. 386, et seq.
Animals, Dr. Chalmers on cruelty to,
549, et seq.

Ascetic, an Indian, of the temple of Karli,
description of, 59.

Attack, predatory, by the Bornouese
and Arabs on the Felatah villages in
central Africa, interesting account of
it, 414, et seq.

Babington, a tragedy, 564, et seq.
Baillie's, Marianne, Lisbon, in the years
1821, 22, and 23, 91, et seq.; 'Adam
alive again' in Portugal, 91; the au-
thor's description of the horrors of
Lisbon, 92, 2; verses on the charms of
her native country, 93, 4.
Barbadoes, outrageous conduct of the gentle-
men, &c. of Bridgetown in that island,
and demolition of the Methodist chapel,

Barbadoes, the most ancient colony of
the British empire, 283.
Barbauld's, Mrs. Legacies for young
ladies, 70, et seq.; letter from Grimalkin
to Selima, 80, et seq.; extract from her
letters on female studies, 82; the death-
bed, 82, 3; letter of a young king, an
allegory of the new year, 83.
Barca Gana, principal Negro general of
the Sheikh of Bornou, his remarkable
history, 409, et seq.

Barton's, Bernard, devotional verses, &c.
236, et seq.; design of the present work,
237, 8; Jacob's dream, 239; Daniel's
vision of the hewn tree, 240; character
and execution of the work, 241, 2;
the office of poetry is not to teach,

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but to elevate the mind, 242; a soli-
loquy, written during the interruption of
the composition of the volume, 242, 3.
Barton's missionary memorial, &c. 560,
et seq,; extract, 560, 1.
Bassett's Molech, a sacred drama, 564,
et seq.; extract, 567.

Bernard, account of the life and writings of,
41, et seq.


Bible society, conduct of, 352, et seq.;
resolution of the parent commillee in re-
ference to excluding the apocrypha, 352;
the resolution declared to be unsatis-
factory' by the Edinburgh committee,
ib.; intolerant spirit displayed in the
second statement of the Edinburgh
committee, ib.; charges of Dr. Thom-
son against the parent society, 353;
opinion of Mr. Haldane, ib.; real ob-
ject of the pamphlets written by these
two gentlemen, ib.; grounds upon
which the Edinburgh committee pro-
nounce the resolution of the parent
committee unsatisfactory,' 354; list
of the members of the special committee,
ib.; conduct pursued by the com-
mittee, 356; Dr. Thomson's opinion
of their conduct, with remarks on it,
357, 8; his charges against the
committee considered, 358, et seq.;
the true character, object, and prin-
ciple of the British and Foreign bible
society, 361; declaration of the society,
in regard to its views, &c. in its first ad-
vertisement, 361; objection of Mr. Hal-
dane, 362; remarks on his objection,
ib. et seq.; disingenuous statements of
Mr. Haldane, 364, et seq.; the chosen
friends of the bible society, on the
continent, stated to be Arians, Soci-
nians, Freethinkers, &c. 366, 7; the
subject of co-operating with improper
persons in the distribution of the bible
considered, 367, et seq.; observations
on Dr. Thomson's plan of co-opera-
tion, 371, 2; the laws of the British
and Foreign bible society shewn not to
have been framed with the express in-
tention of excluding the apocrypha
from every copy distributed by it,
374; disingenuous conduct of Dr.
Thomson and Mr. Gorham, 376; the
charge of the Edinburgh reformers of
the sin of circulating the apocrypha
considered, 377, et seq.; remarks on
the alleged danger of circulating it,
381; concluding remarks, 382; note
to Mr. Gorham, repelling his fresh
calumnies against the Eclectic re-
viewer, 383, 4.

Biography, religious, of the present day,
remarks on it, 329.
Blaquiere's Greek revolution, 193, et seq.
narrative of a second visit

to Greece, 193, et seq.
Blomfield's, Dr. charge to the clergy
of the diocese of Chester, 273, et seq.
Bombay, its situation, climate, &c. 51;
superior to Madras, 52.

Books, the various modes of deriving in-
struction from them, besides that of read-
ing them, 163.

Bornou, Sheikh of, military appearance of
his troops, 409, 10.

Bridges's recollections of foreign travel,
on life, literature, and self-knowledge,
339, et seq.; suspicion respecting the
genuineness of the work, 339; the au-
thor's account of his early life, 340; evil
consequences of a retired and defective
education, combined with a native timidity
of disposition, ib. ; and of too strong locai
attractions, 341; the author visits the
continent, 342; a residence on the con-
tinent asserted to be preferable to one in
England, ib.; the author writes poetry,
343; studies heraldry and genealogy, ib. ;
gives an ample detail of his ills, real and
imaginary, ib. et seq.

Burder's psalms and hymns for public

worship, selected from Dr. Watts, &c.
470, et seq.; views of the author on the
subject of a new selection of hymns, &c.
471, 2; list of the authors from whose
compositions the present selection is
made, 472; difficulty of introducing
a new selection of hymns, &c. into
public use, 472, et seq.; general re-
marks on the subject, ib.

Burman, Mrs. Judson's account of the
American baptist mission to, 482, et seq.
Butcher's chronology of the kings of
England, 70, et seq.

Butler's geography of the globe, &c.
469, et seq.; notice of some errors in
the work, 470.

Canadas, the, Talbot's five years' resi-

dence in, 244, et seq.; glance at the
state of the British colonies in Asia
and Africa, 244, 5; considerations re-
specting Canada and Botany Bay, as
entitled to preference in the choice of
a place for emigration, 246; terrors
of the musquito and the black fly, 247;
evil consequence of the exorbitant fees
attending the government grant of
lauds in the Canadas, 248, 9; the
system of government defective, 250;
conduct of Gourlay, in Canada, 251, 2.

Carrington's Dartmoor; a descriptive
poem, 431 et seq.; notice of the illus-
trations, notes, &c. appended to the
work, 431; extracts, 432 et seq.
Caves of Elora, probable origin of, 66.
Chalmers on cruelty to animals, 549, et
seq.; on the charity of a universe, 558, 9.

-'s few thoughts on the abolition
of colonial slavery, 549 et seq.; Dr.
C. laments that the abolitionists and
the planters have hitherto stood at so
great a distance from one another,
549; remarks on his observations, ib.
et seq.; he offers something like an
apology for the former abettors of the
slave-trade, 551; scheme proposed by
Dr. C., 552; extracts from some recent
tracts on the evils of the slave-trade, 553

et seq.

Chamberlain, Mr. J. late missionary to

India, Yeates's memoirs of, 504 et seq.
Chapel, Methodist, in Barbadoes, au-
thentic report of the debate in the
house of Commons relative to the
demolition of, 97 et seq.

Charge, Dr. Blomfield's, to the clergy of
the diocese of Chester, 273 et seq.;
his lordship avows his determination to
enforce the discipline of the church,
273,4; pronounces that the establishment
must sink, if the clergy fail in zeal, &c.
275; advises them in regard to their
mode of delivery, 276, 7; asserts that
the main end of all government is the
support of settled rules, 277; remarks
upon this assertion, 277, 8; distin-
guishes between a conformity to the rubrics
and an observance of the canons, 278;
observations on the rubrics and the
canons, 278, 9; other subjects of the
charge, 279; he cautions against en-
dangering the particular church to which
we belong, 280.

Chinese and Hindoos originally the same
people, 67.

Christianity, Gurney's essays on the
evidences, doctrines, and practical
operation of, 289 et seq.
Clapperton's travels and discoveries in
North and Central Africa, in the years
1822 23-24, 404 el seq.

Colonies, British West India, the slavery
of, delineated, 97 et seq.

slave, of Great Britain, 97

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present work, 520; is an improve-
ment on the schemes of some prior
writers, ib. ; his statement that the
present crisis is an interval preceding
a time of unprecedented trouble con-
sidered, 521; Napoleon the king
who shall do according to his will,'
522 et seq.; remarks on the author's
hypothesis in reference to the want of
chronological order and of the con-
secutive connexion of events, 524;
predictions of events by Daniel, with Mr.
C's illustration of their fulfilment, 524 et
seq.; objections to his explanation,
526, 7; his application of the prophecy
to the character of the king examined,
527, 8; attempt to shew that the
kings in Daniel's prophecy are indi-
vidual kings, 528; the author's illus-
tration unsatisfactory, ib.; remarks
on the second part, concerning the
time of trouble, and the probable des-
tiny of England during that time,
529, 30.

Crisis, the, by the Rev. E. Cooper, 518,
et seq.

Dartmoor, a descriptive poem, by N. T.
Carrington, 431, et seq.

David's grammatical parallel of the an-

cient and modern Greek languages,
translated by John Mitchell, 90, et seq.
Davison's discourses on prophecy, 25 et
seq.; view of the prophecies, as taken by
the author in the present work, 25,6;
his general object, 26; the prophetic wri-
tings given in a time of great corruption
and moral darkness, 28; they hold an
intermediate place between the Mosaic
law and the gospel, 29, 30; remarks on
the Author's exposition of the Mosaic
law, 30 et seq.; the subjects of prophecy
varied, 33; on the reconcileableness of
the contingency of human actions with
the Divine foreknowledge, 34; ex-
tract from Lord Bacon on the sources
of heresy, 35; the author's remarks
on foreknowledge and predestination
considered, 35, 6; his three conditions
as criteria of inspiration, 36; their ap-
plication to the Scripture prophecies,
Denham's and Clapperton's travels and
discoveries in Northern and Central
Africa, in the years 1822, 23, 24, 404
el seq.

Despatch, Lord Bathurst's, to the West
India colonies; its reception, &c. at
the various islands, 105 et seq.
Dewar's elements of moral philosophy


and Christian ethics, 508, et seq.; real
I value of Dr. Paley's principles of
moral philosophy, 508; object and
character of the present work, ib.;
Paley's definition of moral philosophy,
ib.; Mr. Groves's definition, 509;
plan adopted in the present work, ib.
remarks of the author on the power of
God, 510; power considered as a pas-
sion, 511, et seq.; definition of the
will, 513; on the grounds of moral ob-
ligation, 514; strictures on Dr. Paley's
system, ib.; the author's views on this
subject, 514,15; Hooker on the perfec-
tions of God, 516; Archbishop King
on the basis of virtue, ib.; three fatal
objections to his scheme of morality,
ib.; the eternal foundations of right
and wrong, laid in the Divine charac-
ter, 517; source of Dr. Paley's erro.
neous views, ib.

Dick's philosophy of religion, 562, et
seq.; the design of the work an illus-
tration of the moral laws of the uni-
verse, 562; extract, ib. et seq.; on
comets, as ministers of Divine vengeance,

Doblado's, Don Leucadio, Letters from

Spain, 177, et seq.

Domestic preacher, the, &c. 477, 8.
Doubleday's Babington, a tragedy, 564
et seq.; extract, 566.

Edgeworth's, Maria, Harry and Lucy

concluded, Rosamond, and Frank, 70
et seq.; the author's works to be con-
sidered as relating chiefly to physical
education, rather than to sentimental,
72; Harry's attempt at bridge-building,
73, et seq.; he becomes sensible of the
real cause of its failure, 76; Harry and
Lucy's first view of the sea, 77, et seq.
Edinburgh Bible society, second state-
ment of the committee of, relative to
the circulation of the Apocrypha, &c.
352 et seq.

Ellis's narrative of a tour through Ha-
waii or Owhyhee, 456, et seq.; re-
markable facts in the history of this
island, 456; the island volcanic, ib.;
the interior of the island an irregular
valley, 457; Mouna Roa, its great
height, ib.; visit of the missionaries to
Kirauea, the only active volcano in the
island, 458; superstition of the natives,
ib.; sublime and appalling appearance of
the great crater, 459; its length, depth,
&c. ib.; native legends respecting the
volcano, 461, 2; legendary history of
Kahavari, 462, 3; disposition of the

natives to receive religious informз-
tion, 463, 4; their system of idolatry
one of the most ferocious nature, 464;
offered human sacrifices, ib.; their wars
sanguinary, ib.; they practised in-
fanticide, ib.; remarkable institution
of the Puhonua, ib.; description of the
Hare o Keave, 465, 6; conflict between
the forces of Rihoriho and the abettors of
the ancient idolatry; and defeat of the
latter, 466, 7.

Elora, Seely's wonders of, 49 et seq. ;
the author's reasons for publishing the
present work, 49; Bombay, its situation,
climate, &c. 51; superior to Madras,
52; Mrs. Graham's and Mr. How-
ison's descriptions of Bombay, ib.;
the author's account of the dancing girls,
53: counter-statement of Mr. Howison,
53, 4; reply to Mr. Bowen's calumnies
against the missionaries in India, 55, 6;
remarks on some incorrect statements
of the author, respecting the mission-
aries, &c. 56, el seq.; chain of the
Ghauts, their breadth, height, &c. 58;
the Mahratlas a curse to the land, 59;
account of an ascetic of the temple of
Karli, ib.; the author almost wishes
himself a Brahman; his description of
the great temple of Elora, 60; the ex-
cavation consists of sixteen caves, 61;
account of the various caves, ib. et
seq.; description of the grand central
excavation of Kaïlasa, 62; account
of the cave of the Ashes of Ravana,'
ib.; remarks on the early intercourse,
commerce, &c. between India and
Egypt, &c. 63, et seq.; state of In-
dia in the time of Alexander, 65;
probable origin of the caves of Elora,
66; Chinese and Hindoos originally
the same people, 67; the tombs of the
Theban kings the model of the caves
of Elora, 67; the utter worthlessness
of the modern Brahmans, 68.
Emerson's and Count Pecchio's picture
of Greece in 1825, 193 et seq.
Emigrants, Morgan's note book and
guide for them, 244, et seq.
England enslaved by her own slave colo-
nies; by James Stephen, Esq. 97
et seq.

Epigram, supposed to have been writ-
ten by the Emperor Frederick Bar-
barossa, 309.

Essay, introductory, to Doddridge's rise

and progress; by John Forster, 162

et seq.

Evans's explanation of geographical and
hydrographical terms, &c. 546; rocks,

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