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her, 197—hit disposition toward* the
Rumen catholics, 198,199—duplicity of
his policy, 203, 204.
Charles IV., King of Spain, charges his son
Ferdinand with conspiring against him,
59—Abdicates the throne, 64—Against
which he protests, as compulsory, 65—
abdicates a second time, and is carried
into France, 67.
Charms (Magical), curious notices of, 455,
Charuns, or priests of the Rajpoots, notice
Chenier (J.), remarks of, on the French
Church of England, testimony of Charles I.
in favour of, 182.
Cincinnati and its neighbourhood described,
Clarendon (Lord), conduct of Henrietta,
Queen of Charles I. to, accounted for,
Clarendon-press, important services ren-
dered by, to literature, 165, 166.
Clarke's Sermons, style of, 302.
Clarkson (Tho. Esq.), Thoughts on the Ne-
cessity of improving the condition of
Negro-Slaves, 475—remarks thereon,
Clergy of the Church of England, errors
and misrepresentations concerning the
revenues of, exposed, 524, 525—cause
of the antipathy of separatists against it,
526"—proof that neither the land-owner,
the dissenter, nor the member of the
Church of England pays any thing, in the
sense intended by those who use it,
towards the expense of supporting that
church, 528—532-—the real origin of
tithes, collected from records, 527, 528
533—537—vindication of the authorities
on which this proof rests, 538, 539—the
assertion that tithes originated in a par-
liamentary grant, considered, 540, 541.
the right of the clergy to them established,
541—543—and that the vulgar clamour
against the burthen of an ecclesiastical
establishment is utterly unfounded, 543,
544—the right of the clergy to a full
tenth of the gross produce established,
544—546—pecuniary sacrifices made by
the clergy in various ways, 547—parti-
cularly in their own education, 557—
their services in the education of youth,
552,553—amount of the revenues of the
clergy of the Church of England, 555,
556—incomes of the bishops, 559—
average income of each benefice, 557—
comparison of the incomes of the English
clergy with those of the Scottish clergy,
Coal formation of Pittsburgh and its neigh-
bourhood, remarks on, 2, 3.
College-livings, the giving of, to college
tutors vindicated, 553, 554.
Comanians, irruption of, into Europe, 119,
Comedy (French), considerations on, 415
—their 1 light comedy,' what, ib.—Cha-
racter of the comedies of Moliere, 415,
416—particularly his ' Bourgeois Gen-
tilhomme,' 418—and his ' Tartuffe,' 419
—sterling dramatic wit the chief excel-
lence of Moliere, 420—character of Le-
sage's Turcaret, 420, 421—evil influence
of French unities on the British theatre,
421—423—and of French symmetries
on the Spanish stage, 424—426—evil
influence of French example on the Ger-
man theatre, 427, 428—immorality and
filthiness of the French comedy, 430—
particularly in Moliere, ib.—and in Reg-
nard, 431—-excellence of the French
petites comedies, 433—436-—homage
paid to Shakspeare by a French critic,
437—circumstances which have rendered
French the language of conversation in
the higher circles of Europe, 438—why
it is not universal, 439.
Corn, bullion prices of, in the 14th and
15th centuries, 219, 220—and in the
16th and 17th centuries, 221—causes of
its high price between 1793 and 1814,
222—influence of war thereon, 223, 224.
Corneille's tragedies, remarks on, 39,40—
particularly his Cid, 40—43—observa-
tion on Corneille by M. Schlegel, 52.
Crimea, geography and productions of, the
northern or level part of, 122, 123—and
of the mountainous regions of, 124, 125
—beautiful vallies of, 126.
Crim Tartars, number of, 127—different
classes, ib.—state of the Murzas or Tartar
noblesse, ib.—of the Mullas or priests,
128—and of the peasants, ib.—similarity
of manners with those of the patriarchal
ages, 128—remarks on the change in the
Tartar character compared with that of
their ancestors, 129,130—condition and
amusements of the women, 131—Affec-
tion of the Crim Tartars for their horses,
132—description of a Tartar horse-race,
134—their sheep-husbandry, ib.—indo-
lent mode of digging, 135—miserable
state of their agriculture, to.—supersti-
tions, 136-^cruel punishment of the
knout, inflicted on some Tartar felons,
Cunningham (Mr.), calumnious remark of,
on Burnet's History of his own Time,
Cuvier, testimony of, to the Mosaic account
of the deluge, 144—remarks thereon,
Dartmouth (Lord), remarks of, on Burnet's
History of his own Time, 168, 169—
their severity accounted for, 169.
Deluge, proofs of the universality of, from
the appearances of caves and fissures of
rocks, containing fossilized animal re-
mains, 147—152—from diluvial beds of
loam and gravel, containing similar re-
mains, 152—156—and from vallies of
denudation, 156—strictures on the crude
speculations of geologists, to account for
the deluge, 158—161—the Mosaic nar-
rative of it, 161, 162.
Demand. See Supply.
Demosthenes, oration of, against Aristogei-
ton, not genuine, 333—specimen of it,
with remarks, 335—337.
Denham (Major), dangerous situation and
providential escape of, 517, 518.
Dismal Swamp, in the Valley of the Missis-
sippi, described, 10.
Don Carlos, Infant of Spain, character and
death of, 371—notice of Otway'stragedy,
founded on his death, 372—of Schiller s,
373, 374—analysis of Lord John Rus-
sell's tragedy on the same subject, with
specimens and remarks, 375—382.
Donne (Doctor), style of, 299.
Drama, the French passionately attached
to, 28, 29—origin of dramatic represen-
tation in France, 32—notice of the plays
of Jodelle and others, 33—of Gamier,
ibid. 34—of Hardy, 34—36—parallel
between them and the contemporary
English dramatists, 36—38—profligacy
of the English drama during the reign of
Charles II., 206.
Dryden's plays, immorality of, 206—his
observations on the English stage, 208.
Duels' imitation of Shakspeare's Hamlet,
remarks on, 46,47—and on his imitation
of Romeo and Juliet, 47, 48—and his
other imitations of Shakspeare, 48, 49.
Dupin (M.), Pieces Judiciaires relatives au
Proces du Due d'Enghien, 565—extracts
from the preliminary proceedings of the
mock-court for trjing the duke, with re-
marks, 572—574—the interrogatory of
the duke, 674—576—observations there-
on, 576—580—results of M. Dupin's
Earthquakes frequent, in the valley of the
Ecclesiastical Revenues. See Clergy.
Egidius, the founder of the Protestant
church at Seville, 249—account of his
persecution and death, 250.
Elephants, remains of, found in various
parts of England, 152.
Emigrants to the American Union, salutary
information to, 347, 348—distresses of
English emigrants, 356. 362, 363, 364.
Enghien (Duke d'), pamphlets relative to
the murder of, 561—refutation of Sava-
ry's attempt to charge M. de Talleyrand
with the chief guilt of this murder, 562—
567.—and of his exculpation of Buona-
parte, 567—572—details of the duke's
mock trial, 572—576—remarks thereon,
576—580—Savary's attempts to excul-
pate himself examined and disproved, and
his participation in that murder esta-
Faux (W.), Memorable Days in America,
338—motives for his voyage thither, 339
—character of his work, 340—adven-
tures of, at Boston, 341—at Charleston,
341—344—gets into a scrape there by
his humanity, 340,341—his reception
at Philadelphia, 345—hot day at Wash-
ington described, 346—accounts of his
interviews with different English emi-
character of American pulpit eloquence,
353—his adventures at Zainsville, 356—
specimens of American law and liberty,
357—360—description of a log-house,
362, 363—retrograding and barbarizing
the order of the day, 363—the author
visits Birkbeck's settlement, 364, 365—
which is a mere bubble, 360.
Fellatas, account of a predatory expedition
Ferdinand, prince of Asturias, character of,
58, 59—his mean letter to Buonaparte,
59—is charged by his father with con-
spiring against him, ibid.-—who abdicates
. in his favour, 64—perplexity of his situ-
ation, 65—falls into the toils of Buo-
naparte, 66—is carried prisoner into
Fossilized Remains of animals, classification
of, 148—account of such remains, found
in various parts of the world, 147. 149—
French Trader, disastrous condition of, 6,
7—character of the French nation, 28—
their vanity in supposing their language
to be universal, 438, 439. See Comedy,
Garnier's tragedies, remarks on, with a spe-
cimen, 33, 34.
Geolegy, province of, 138,139.
Q 2 German
German Theatre, evil influence of French
example on, 427, 498.
Godoy, the prince of the peace, base treaty
of, with Buonaparte for the partition of
Portugal, 56—insurrection of the Spanish
populace at Aranjuez, 62—from whom
he is with difficulty preserved, 63, 64.
•Goethe's tragedies, remarks on, 427, 428.
Goodison (William), Historical and Topo-
graphical Essay on the Ionian Islands,
86—character of the work, ibid. See
Goring (Lord), profligate character of, 188.
Great Desert of the Mississippi, described,
Greece, on the legal oratory of, 314—de-
scription of an Athenian dicast, ibid. 315
—analysis of Lycurgus's speech against
fortunes of the orator Andocides, 323—
notice of Ljsia&'s speech against him,
324, 325—and of his reply, 326—cha-
racter of Lysias as an orator, 327,329—
comparison between him and Isseus, 328
—analysis of his speech against Eratos-
thenes, with extracts and remarks, 330—
333—and of Hyperides's speech against
Greek drama and mythology, remarks on,
Greeks, generous conduct of the Ionian
government towards, 108,109—remarks
on their contest with the Turks, 112.
Greenough (Mr.), statement by, of the solu-
tions offered to account for the deluge,
159,160—remarks thereon, 160,161.
Hall's (Bishop), sermons, style of, 300.
Hardy's tragedies, remarks on, with speci-
Harem of a Crim-Tartar, described, 131,
Henriettu, queen of Charles I., character
of, 181—her efforts to proselyte her chil-
dren to popery, 182—her conduct to
Lord Clarendon accounted for, 189,190.
Henry VIII., remarks on the character of,
Holderness (Mary), Notes on the Manners
of the Crim-Tartars, 116—character of
them, 138. See Crim-Tartars.
Holkar, present prosperous state of the do-
minions of, 388—itscauses,398—-amount
of his revenues, 397.
Homilies, style of, 298.
Home's (Bishop), sermons, style of, 303.
Horsley's (Bishop), sermons, style of, 303.
-Horses, wild, singular mode of taking, 18—
anciently eaten by the Tartars, 132, 133
—management of, Hi the Crimea, 132—
description of a Corn-Tartar horse-race,
Huliu (Comte), Explications offertes aux
Hommes impartiaux,561—extracts there-
from, with remarks on the share he had
in the mock trial and murder of the
Duke d'Enghien, 581—583.
Hume (Mr.), his calumnies of Sir Thomas
Maitland refuted, 95—104.
Hungarians or Ungri, irruption of, into
Huns, ancient, notice of, 116,117.
Huttonian Theory of the Earth, notice of,
140—remarks on it, and on Professor
Playfair's illustration of it, 141, 142—
and on M. de Luc's examination of it,
Hyaenas, mode of destroying bones by,
Hyperides's oration against Aristogeiton,
analysis of, 334—337.
Immorality of the French comedy,instances
of, with remarks, 430,431,
India (Central), geographical sketch of,
385—boundaries and surface.iftu/.—pro-
ductions, 386^priucipal cities, 386—
population of central India, 388,389—
account of its component parts; the
Mahomedans, 389—Mahrattus, 389,390
—character and manners of the Rajpoots,
386,387.391,392—their priests, 393—
notice of the classes, that claim kindred
to the Rajpoots, ibid.—the Sondies or
half casts, ibid. 394—bankers and mer-
chants, 394—Mewatties, ibid.—Bheels,
394—396—other tribes, particularly the
Hungs, 396—revenues of central India,
397 — present improved state of the
country, 398—territorial divisions and
native hereditary officers, 399, 400—
schools, and festivals, 401, 402—self-
immolation rare, 402—singular iustance
of self-destruction, 402, 403—prevalent
belief of witchcraft, 403—considerations
on the best mode of governing and pre-
servingour dominion in India,406—410.
413, 414—remarks on the versions of the
scriptures in the languages of modern
India, 411—and on the mode of propa-
gating Christianity there, 412.
Inquisition, when first introduced into
Spain, 244—commits to the flames all
Hebrew and Arabic books, 245—its san-
guinary persecutions of the Protestants,
252—256—the inquisition fatal to lite-
rature, in Spain, 258—260—patronized
and encouraged by Philip V., 264—per-
secutes all persons suspected of repub-
lican principles, 268.
Ionian Islands, state of, in 1800, and in
1803, 91—94—charges of mal-adminis-
trafion of, by Sir Thomas Maitland, ex*
■mined and disproved, 95—106—their
prosperous condition under his govern-
Irving (Rev. Edward), Orations and Argu-
ment, 283—his violations of the rules
of pulpit eloquence, 307,308—his unjust
depreciation of the English clergy and
Dissenting ministers, 308—personal al-
lusions to living writers, 309—strictures
on his selection of subjects, and style,
Isseus and Lysias, compared, 328.
James I., statute of, against witchcraft, 443
—extract from his dialogue, on the tem-
per with which he wished it to be put
into execution, 443, 444.
James II., account of the intrigues for dis-
solving the marriage of, with his wife,
and uniting him to the infanta of Portu-
gal, 190—192—causes of the agitations
of his reign, 205, 206.
James (Edwin), Account of an Expedition
from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Moun-
tains, 1—extent of the country visited,
ih.—character of the work, 2. See Mis-
Johnson's (Dr.), Criticism on Shakspeare,
remarks on, 416—418.
Jodelle's Tragedies, remarks on, 33.
Junot, occupation of Portugal by, 55, 56—
atrocious conduct of his army there, 79,
80—is defeated at the battle of Vimeiro,
- 80—82—compelled to evacuate Portu-
Justice, curious administration of, in Ame-
Kaskaia Indians, notice of, 24.
Khozars, irruption of, into Europe, 118.
Kirkdale Cave, remarks on the fossilized
remains of animals found in, 147—151,
Knavery (American), instances of, 341—
Knout, horrible punishment of, described,
Kouka, the capital of Boumou, notice of,
522—account of the Sheik, 512, 513.
Landed property, division of, in Central
Langhorn (John), one of the victims of
Oates's plot, beautiful poem by, 200,
201—remarks on it, and on his charac-
Latimer's Sermons, style of, 298.
Law (Right Hon. T.), anecdotes of, 348—
352 — prudent speculation of his son,
Legouve's Mort d'Abel,remarks on, 51,52.
Leroercier's Levite d'Ephraim, character
of, 50, 51.
Leocrates, analysis of Lycurgns's speech
Lepignietti, villainous forgery of, 96—le-
nient sentence of, ib.
Lesage's Turcaret, character of, 420.
Literature of England, influence of the pro-
fligate court of Charles II. on, 206—209
—when and how counteracted, 209—
Liverpool Society for abolishing Negro-
slavery, remarks on the declaration of,
Log-House, American, described, 362,363.
Lycurgus, speech of, against Leocrates,
Lynch's Law, in America, notice of, 357,
Lysias, character of, as an orator, S27, 329
—comparison of with Isseus, 328—notice
of his oration against Andocides, 324,
325—analysis of his oration against Era-
Macaulay (Zach.), Tract on Negro-Slavery
by, 475—review of it, 479, 480.—See
Madrid, occupation of, by the French, 68
—massacre of the Spaniards by them,-69
—re-occupied by the Spanish patriots,
Magic, origin of, 461—account of the ma-
gical colleges of Spain, 452—probable
origin of the introduction of theurgic
magic in that country, 453—remarks on
the magical talismans of the middle ages,
454—curious magical charm for staunch-
ing blood, 455 — superstitious obser-
vances of the eve of Saint John, 456—
tricks of some natural magicians, 457—
the magic of the Scandinavians, 460—
spread of natural magic, 461,462—of the
Maitland (Sir Thomas), slanders of, re-
futed :—first that by Count Cladan, 87
—perfidious conduct of Mr. Hamilton
Browne, 89—-miserable condition of the
Ionian islands before Sir T. Maitland's
residence there as Lord High Commis-
sioner, 91—94—exposure of Mr. Hume's
calumnies against him, 95—100—calum-
nioui and libellous petition against him
of Count Flamburiari and M. de Rossi,
101—exposure of other minor charges
against Sir Thomas Maitland, 102—104
—improvements effected by him in tiie
administration of justice, 104—the neu-
trality of Great Britain between the
Greeks and Turks, not violated by him,
105,106—the conduct of the Turks con-
trasted with that of the Greeks, 107,
108—improving and prosperous condi-
tion of the Ionian islands under the Bri-
tish Commissioner's government, 113—
Malcolm (Sir John), Memoir of Central
India, 382—character of his work, 384
—noble testimony to his services from
the governor general, ib. 385—his judi-
cious observations on the condition and
administration of the British powers in
Central India, with remarks thereon, 404
—412. See India.
Malwa (province), description of, 385,386
—overthrown by Aurungzebe, 387.
Manumissions of negroes, instances of, with
remarks, 494—necessity of caution in
Marston's tragedy of Sophonisba, remarks
on, with specimens, 37, 38.
Massillon, character of, as a preacher, 289
—specimen of one of his sermons, 291.
Materialism (modern), absurdity of, ex-
Maury (Curdinal), Kssai stir l'Eloquence de
la Chaire, 283—character of his work,
288—strictures on his character of Bos-
suet's sermons, 289—and of Massillon's,
289.—See Pulpit Eloquence.
Metals (precious), fall or rise in the value
of, how affected by long periods of the
abundant or deficient supply of commo-
Methodists, cause of the success of, 295—
Mewatties, a tribe residing in Central In-
dia, notice of, 394.
Mississippi, valley of, extent of, 1—an-
cient and present population, 2—notice
of Pittsburgh and its coal formation, 3—
Wheeling, ib.—Cincinnati, ib.—state of
the intermediate country, 4—confluence
of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers, ib.—•
course and navigation of the Ohio, 5—
and of the river Mississippi, 5—10—re-
marks on its elevation, 11—tumuli at the
confluence of the Mississippi and Mis-
souri, 12, 13—navigation of the latter,
13,14—unhealthy state of Camp Mis-
souri, 14—habits and manners of the na-
tive tribes, 15—description of the Great
Desert, 16—vast herds of bisons occa-
sionally seen in the vicinity of rivers, 17
—notice of a prairie-dog village, 17, 18
—singular mode of catching wild horses,
18—sources of the river Platte, 18, 19
—valley of the Rocky Mountains and
their geological formation, 20—botanical
productions, 21—particularly the vine,
23 — boiling spring described, 22 —
courses of the rivers Arkansas and Ca-
nadian, 22, 23—character of the Kas-
kaia Indians, 24—general remarks on
the valley of the Mississippi, 25.
Missouri, ancient tumuli at the confluence
of, with the Mississippi, 13, 14—un-
healthy state of Camp Missouri, 14.
Missouriopolis, notice of, I3.
Moliere's comedies, character of, 415, 416
— particularly his Bourgeois Gentil-
homme, 418—and his Tartuffe, 419—
filthiness and indelicacy of some of his
pieces, 430—sterling dramatic wit, his
chief excellence, 420.
Mullas, or Tartar priests, notice of, 128.
Murat, seizes Madrid, 65 — entices the
royal family of Spain into the toils of
Buonaparte, 66, 67—massacres the inha-
bitants of Madrid, 69.
Murzas, or Tartar nobility, notice of, 127.
Natural magic, anecdotes of, 460, 461.
Navigation of the river Ohio, remarks on,
5—and of the Mississippi, 5—10.
egro-SIavery, debates in parliament on,,
and tracts on, 475, 476—remarks on the
several tracts, 479—481—and on the
debates in parliament, 481—485—ac-
count of the actual condition of the ne-
gro slaves in the West Indies, 485—-par-
ticularly with respect to food, 485—
lodging, ib.—labour, 486—days of re-
laxation, 487—Sunday markets abolish-
ed, 487—causes of the diminution of
negro population, 487, 488—mild treat-
ment of negro slaves, 489—why planters
object to the disuse of the whip, 490—
the appearance of the negroes a proof
that the charge of harsh treatment is un-
founded, 491—proofs that their treat-
ment has for years been progressively
improving, 492—necessity of caution in
manumissions, 493 — considerations on
the best mode of paving the way for in-
troducing voluntary labour among the
negroes, 500—504—the improvement of
their character to be gradually attempt-
ed, 505—causes of the past neglect of
their religious instruction, ib.—success-
ful efforts of the missionaries of the so-