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medy, 222. Farther report of
proceedings in cases of high
treason, 356. Bp. of Ossory'a
sermon, alluding to the un-
happy circumstances of the
times with respect to that
kingdom, 476.
Irwin, Mr. his Nilas, an elegy
on Nelson's victory, praised,

.456- . .
Italy, Buonaparte's conquest is
promoted by magnificent pro.
mises of liberty, which have
beenveryimperfectly kep:,50o.


Kenyan, Lord, his liberal ideas
with respect to literary propertyy
delivered on the case of Beck-
ford v. Hood, for printing a
book without leave, 310. See
also Jsbburst.

Kippis, Dr. his conduct as editor
of the Biographia Britannica
commended, 13.


Land-tax, sale of, pamphlets re-
lative to, 34c.

Le Lic-jre, and Pelletier, Messrs.
report on extracting mineral
alkali from \ea-:alt, 562. On
th; manufacture of soap, ib.:

Loadstone, account of a prodigious
one, which sustained t:;e weight
of 202 poui;dsand7ounces,553.


Malvern hills and spring, poeti-
cally celebrated, 419.

Mann, Isle of, cheap living there,
on fine mutton and pork, but no
good fat beef, 383.

Martin, Henry, one of K.Charles's
Judges, anecdote relative to the
fife and character of this re-
markable man, 267, Acros-
tic epitaph on his tomb-stone in
Chepstow Church, written by
himself, 268.'

Mctastasio, three dramas of his
translated, 457.

Moody, Mrs. specimens of her
«• Poetic Trrflwi" 44*.

M:dr, Thomas, transported to
Port Jackson for sedition, his
retired mode of living the»e,
254. Contrives to escape from
that settlement, ib.

Music,mAfsc\y,harmony, Sec the-
oretically investigated, .189.
Best writurs on music,, sec

N. *•

AVw South Wales, colony of, it*
origin, establishment, and po-
litical regulations, &c. 24,2.
Hardships endured by the
earlier colonists, 217. Mis-
understandingwith rheNatives,
2^2. The colony acquires
(1796) a degree of strength,
2; 5. NorfolkJsland described
and well settled, 373. Its cit-
. ture and- produce, 374. Bo-
tany Bay savages described, and
their characteristic manners
discriminated, 375. Discover
no traces of any religion, 376,
Their horridly barbarous modes
of courtshipand matrimony,and
other peculiarities, and horrors,
378. The diseases prevalent
in their country, 380.

Nicholas, M. on salt-springs in
France, 564.

Nitrc-bcds, artificial. See Cbaptal.


Ophelia, (in Hamlet,) her character
nicely estimated and determin-
ed, 547.

Oricoit, a remarkable species of
African Vulture,described,534.

Ossory, Bishop of, his excellent
sermon before the Lord Lieu-
tenant of Ireland, on the dis-
turbances and insurrections in
that country, 476.


Paintings, Grecian, On anient
vasesj &e. illustrated, 505. Ele-
gance in the drapery of human
figures on, ib. Picturesque
folds of the cloak, Sec. in the
manner of putting it on, ib.
Their punctilio in dress inte-
resting to admirers of the an-
tique, 506.

Peace, at the present juncture,
recommended, 101.

Pearson, Dr. his experiments, &c.
on urinary concretions, 75.

Penshurst, sonnet written at, 320.

Perouse, M. de la, acc. of his voy-
age round the wo*!d continued,
from vol. xxvi —Leaves the
coast of Chili, and steers for
Easter Island, 292. Stricture
en Mr. Hodges's drawing of
the monuments at that island,
Z93. Sandwich Islands; with
a remark on the death of Capt.
Cook, ib. Arrival at Mount
St. Elias, and description, 294.
Unfortunate occurrence, 296.
Proceeds to Monterey Bay, 301.
Amusingdescription, 302. Sails
for Chins, and arrives in Macao
Road, •503. Visits to Kamt-
sehatka, 404. Arrives at Ma-
onna, 407. Dreadful accident
and great loss sustained there,
through the treachery of the'
natives, /jc>9.

Persius, well translated into Eng-
lith, 91. Specimen of, 92.

Philo Jud<cus supposed to be a
believer in Christ, 440. The
contrary opinion suggested,441.

Pindar, Peter, his boast of the fa-
vours of his Muse. 228.

Poor, observations on the best me-
thod of maintaining them, 77.
Construction of a work-house,
79, Proper diet, 80. Employ-
ment, 82. Excitements to in-
dustry, &c. 83..

Pope, Mr. his WindsorForest trans-
lated into French, and specimen

ef< SS7-

Population, varioDs systems rel. to,
2. Checks to, 3. Condor-
cet's ideas on this subject, 5.
Godwin's system, ib. Their
notions controverted, 6.

. ..

&>uoicrs, in conversation, satirized,

33" R

Rita, Mademoiselle de, biograph-
ical sketch of, 501. Distin-
guished by royal favour, 50*.
Her downfall, ib.

Robertson, Dr. his History of A-
merica preferred to all others
on the same subject, 155.

Rousseau, J. J. some anecdotes,
ScC. rel. to him, in his later
years, originally published in

Rumford, Count, his experiments
to shew that water, oil, &c. are
non-conductors of heat, 168.

Russia, empire of, actual state of,
at the close of the 18th centu-
ry, $03. Its want of population
accounted for, 504. Unna-
tural barbarity cf parents a-
mong the common people to
their children, in Russia, one
cause of their scanty popula-
tion, ib.


St. Domingo, Baron Wimpffen's
account of his voyage to that
kland, 39. Of the country and
its inhabitants, &c. 41. Of the
treatment of the negroes, 43.

Salt-petre, prodigious quantities
or, obtained in Franc?, by ex-
traordinary efforts, 304.

Seguin, M. on the new methods
of tanning leather, 563.

Sbakspeare, curious remarks on
his play of Hamlet by a cele
brated German writer, 544.

Shields, Robt. not the sole auih/ir
of the Lives of the Poets, pub-
lished by Cibber, 10.

Ehuekburgh, Sir George, his acc.

of some endeavours to ascertain

a standard of weights and mea-
sures, 70.
Siddons, Mrs. verses on seeing

her in the character of Belvi-

dera, 105.
Siirving, William, dies of a

broken heart at Botany Bay;

whither he was transported for

sedition, 254.
Smeaton, the late Mr. memoirs of,

196. His amiable character,


Stent, Capt. commander of the
Hercules, his narrative of the

. loss of that ship, 236.

Switzerland, Miss Williams's
Tour in, 134. Lake of Lucerne
described, ib. Valley of Schel-
lenen and Devil's Bridge, 137.
Mount St. Gothard, 138. Le-
vantine Valley, no. Abbey of
Engelbtrg, 143. Lavater's se-
vere remonstrance to theFrench
Directory, on account of the
French invasion of Switzerland,
151. 'Pleasing description of
the simplicity of manners pre-
vailing among, the rustic inha-
bitants of the Canton oMppen-
zell, 481. Wonderful delight
taken by them in the care and
management of their cows, 482.
Their cultureof snails, and con-
siderable trade in that commo-
dity, ib. Simplicity of their
dress, food, &c. 485. Strangers
to taxation, and every kind of
oppressive government, ib. To-
tally illiterate and superstitious,
yet happy in their ignorance
and innocence, 486. Their in-
dustry, linen manufactures, and
Trade, 487- Remarkable fond-
ness for their own Country,
489. Remarks on Switzerland,
in general, 540. Patriotism of
the inhabitants, 542. Origin
of the name Swiss, ib. Revo-
lution in the Cantons, 543.
Simplicity of manners among

the 'antient inhabitants, 544*
Their municipal government,


Sydneia, analysis of that substance,


Taxation. See Finance.

Time, historical, uncertainty of
our knowlege of, from the
unsettled state of chronology,


Times, the present, remarks on.
the signs if, 335.

Tree of Liberty, origin of that po*
litical emblem, 154.

Turks, obs. on their government,
159. On their religion, 160.
Their want of mental energy,
162. Their ignorance of sci-
ence and history, ib. Their
language, 163. The art of
printing unknown to them, 164.

V and U
Vaillant, M. his very valuable
Museum of Natural History,
in danger of being dispersed,
531. Recommended to the at-
tention of the British public, ib.
His "Histoire Naturelle des Qi-
scaux d'/lfrique" commended,


Vandclli, Professor, his observa-
tions on Natural History and
Chemistry, as published in the
Mem. of the R. Acad. Lisbon,
551. His acc. of curious sub-
jects of Natural History in the
Brazils, ib. Of some extraor-
dinary fossil bones, ib. Of an
astonishing large mass of na-
tive copper, found in a valley,
two leagues from Cachoeira,
weight 2666 pounds! 552.—
On increasing the strength of
gunpewder, ib.

Vandermoude, M. his Memoir cn
the fabrication of steel, 562,
On bright arms, ib.

Variola Kaccina, acc. of that dis-
ease, 447.

Pauquelin and Trusson, . Messrs. on pot-ash, pearl-ash, &c. 562. Welho, M. d’Assumpção, on eclipses of the Satellites of Jupiter in 1785, 554. Werona, the famous Roman amphitheatre there noticed by Buonaparte, in his letter to the French Directory, 499. Pillar-boas, M. (of the Lisbon R.

Acad.) his Mem, on the lati-.

tude and longitude of Lisbon,


Wulture. See Orieou. .

Wakefield, Mr. his letter to Sir . John Scott, Attorney General,

relative to a late triai at Guild- hail, 167. o - . Walpole, Hor. Earl of Orford, his poetical portrait of Lord Gram

ville, 51. i is to savourable

character of Lord Clarendors,

53. Of Iord Chesterfield, ; 5.

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of Richard III, 57. His Detection of a Forgery pretend- ing to be the Political Testa... ment of Sir Rort H. apole, 62. His letter to Mir. Pitt, 61. To Lord Bute, 6.2, 63. His tract on Modern Gardening, 65. V indicated respecting his conduct towards Chatterton, 174. His handsome letter to that young genius, it'. More censurable for his harsh treatment of Rousseau, 175. Correspondence with David Hume, ië. His anecdote regarding Geo.I. and the royal family, 176. Character of Q Caroline, 177. Of , Geo. II. 181. Remarkable true love-story, 182. Criticism on Johnson’s writings, T84.

The criticism censured, 186.

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at Strawberry-Hill, 272. Sar. castic reflections on the peace of 1748, and the fireworks, 273. On the impressions made, on some minds, by the earthquakes, 274. Letters to General Conway, 275. Letters to Mr. Bentley, 278. Correspondence with Mr. Gray, the Poet, 281. Letters from Paris, 286. Illboding of the French revolution, 2.88. Ware, Mr. his successful practice in treating the fistula lachynalit, 431. Watson, Bishop, his opinion respecting the British constitution, 203. Weights and measures. See Shack&urgh. Post-Indies. See St. Domingo. Isildoforce, Mr. vigorously ato, tacked by Mr. Beisham, re- specting his ideas of the Christian religion, &c. 145. hole, the poet, his Epigoniad estimated, 14. is illiams, Miss Helen Maria, her travels in Switzerland, 131. - Her Hymn to the Supreme Being, written among the Alps, noticed, 39. Her address from the Glacier goddess to Dr. Darwin, ië. Her acc. of the political state of the Levantine valley, 140. Windmills, comparative advantages between the vertical and horizontal kinds, 269. Hye, river, picturesque beauties of, 264.

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