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JANUARY, Mexican festivals in, 269
James II., 495, 497

Jasper Wilson, a work by Dr. Currie, 418
Jewels, precious in Sinde, 583
Jordan, Mrs., life of, 28-birth of, 29-

her appearance at York, 30-first ap-
pearance in London, 31-declared admi-
ration of the Duke of Clarence for, 33-
letter from, 34-anecdote of, 35-her
separation from the Duke, 40-a letter
from, 41-settlement on her, and letter,
43-her melancholy death, 45-reflec-
tions on, 46

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M'DONALD, J., a miracle worker in Scot-
land, 208

Machinery, praying by, 194
Mackintosh, Sir James, his History of Eng
land, 484

Madonnas, those painted by Raphael, 357
Madrid, coffee-houses of, 447-peculiar
inhabitants of, 451-lodgings in, 536—a
scene in, 537-social pleasures of, 541-
the prado of, 542
Malmaison, story of, 513
Malt Liquor Test, 478

Malthus, anecdote of his essay, 423
Man, thoughts on, 515-observations on,

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Mauritius, Recollections of the, by a Lady,
385-manners of the Creoles of, 387-
account of a tragical event in, 388
Martyndale, Rev. H., his calender of the
Church of England, 317
Mathematics, use of, 289

Maxwell, a novel, 113
Meals, ancient Mexican custom at, 260
Meals in Madrid, 540

Meals in Pitcairn Island, 607
Mechanics, gross mistake respecting the
laws of, 142

Medici, Lorenzo de, account of, 301
Medicine, curious condition on the exhibi-
tion of, 580

Medicines, observations on, 622
Melodies, British, by T. H. Cornish, 319
Memoirs of the affairs of Greece, 92
Mendoza, an ancient collection so called,


Metastasio, birth and parentage of, 301-
character and genius of, 302
Metal, a new one, 628

Mexico, antiquities of, 253-custom at the
birth of a child in, 257-marriages, 261
-festivals, 266-9-various traditions in,
270-mode of computing time in, 272
Michell, N., his Siege of Constantinople,

Millingen, Julius, his Memoirs of Greece,
92-his account of the habits, illness,
and death of Lord Byron, 93-100
Mill-stones, mode of making, 291
Milton, compared with Dante, 297
Mineral springs, Dr. Daubeny on, 237
Miniature painting on ivory, 315
Miracles, modern, 205-account of one
207-another, 209-reflections on, 214
Mirage, account of, 191
Missions of San Francisco, 613
Missionaries, Christian, in America, 2-
French, 3-in China and the East, 4, 5
-the London Missionary Society, 6-
treatment of a missionary in China, 7-
failure of our missionaries, and causes, 9,
10-anecdote illustrative of those causes,
11-effect of, in Otaheite, 81, 83, 84—
Danish, 315

Mitford, Miss, her American stories,

Monastery, that of the hermitage in Spain,
described, 549

Monument, inscription on the, 163

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Observatory of Paramatta, 146

October, ancient Mexican feasts in, 267
Oil, use of against attrition, 596

Olajava, an island in the South Seas, ac-
count of the inhabitants of, 85
Opinion, public cbservations, 430
Optical phenomenon, a curious one, 289
Ordination, abuse of, 587
Otaheite, effect of missionaries in,
count of a missionary congregation in, ib.
Christianity in, 611


Otdia, a scene in, 86-warfare of, 87—
dramatic representations of, ib.-dinner
party in, 89

Ottomans, their government of Greece, 463
Oxford, Bulteel's sermon at, 586-charge

against the heads of the University, 588.
Oxydation, phenomenon of, 627


PACIFIC Ocean, discovery of, 248-
Beechey's voyage to, 601
Painting, backward state of, in England,
363-miniature, on ivory, 315
Paley's theory of morals vindicated, 318
Palos, the birth-place of Columbus, de-
scribed, 251

Paolo Fra, his maxims for the government
of Greece, by Venice, 462
Paramatta, observatory of, 146
Paris, Dr., his Life of Sir H. Davy, 364
Paris, mortality of, 284-number of mar-
riages, 285

Parkinson, Rev. R., his poetry, 560
Parnell, Sir H., on financial reform, 468
Parry, Mr., conduct of, in Greece, 97
Parsey, A., his art of miniature painting
on ivory, 315

Paseo, the, 542-3

Patent Laws, French, 628

Paul and Virginia, the tombs of, in the
Mauritius, 393

Peiresk, N., 530

People, sovereignty of, 428

Perch Rock, light-house of, 241
Percy, Dr., anecdote of, 79

Perouse, La, his visit to Easter Island, 602
Persian adventurer, 113
Peter, St., figure of, in one of Raphael's
Cartoons, 359

Petrarch, account of, 297-his residence
and occupations at Vaucluse, 298
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal
Society, 237-imperfect plan of, 151
Philosophy, Natural, 1. F. Herschel on, 286
Pictures, account of some of those of Ra-
phael, 356

Pictures, giving entertainment of, 507
Pinkerton, John, correspondence of, 62-

account of his life, 63- his failure as a
dramatist, 64-his reform of the English
language, 65-his lives of saints, 70-
letters from, 70-2-disputes with his
publisher, 76

Pious Minstrel, 623
Pipe (see bagpipe)
Pitcairn, Island of, 607
Plate-rail, 593
Pletenburgh, Count, curious anecdote of


Poets, Italian, lives of the, 295-humble,
199-curious description of one, 19
Polar Regions (see Beechey) discovery in
the, 624

Polignac, Prince de, his appointment as
Minister of France, 341

Political Economy, Cotterill on, 620
Polynesian Islands, population of, 611
Pope, the, calculation respecting, 323
Pope, Lord Byron's remarks on, 227-
letter from, 572

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RADACK islands, manners of the inhabitants
of, 86 (see Otdia)

Rail-roads, treatise on, 592-history of,
593-object of them, 594-comparison
between and other modes of conveyance,

Raines, W., letter of, to Lord Tenterden,

Raphael, cartoons of, 353-great excel-
lence of, 356-account of his cartoon of
the Adoration of the Magi, 358-other
cartoons, 359-362
Recollections of the Mauritius, 385
Reece, Dr., observations on, 157
Reece, Dr., his Annual, 622

Reflections on the decline of science, 135
Reform, parliamentary, observations on,
425-443-financial, 468

Reformers in the days of Cromwell, 486
Refraction, phenomena of, described, 287
-double, 288

Register, Pyrometer, description of a new
one, 239

Religion, doubt on, 619


Remedies, account of certain new ones,
Remembrance for 1831, 59

Reptiles, peculiarities marking their species,
405-circulation of blood in the, 406-
other peculiarities, 407
Respiration, theory concerning, 365-in
reptiles, 406

Revenue, public, nett proceeds of, at differ-
ent periods, 440

Rey, M., his Institutions Judiciares, 169
Reynolds, F. M., poetry by, 54
Richelieu, Cardinal, story of, 513
Ritchie, L., his Romance of History, 305
Roads, ancient state of, 592-history of

rail-roads, 593

Rock, crystal, singular property of, 288
Rodney, admiral, life and correspondence
of, 274-birth, 275-early success, 276
-letters from, 277-great victory over

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SAFETY Lamp, account of, 380-2
Sails, cotton, 478

Salamander, natural history of, 415
Salmasius, 530

Salutation, mode of, in Gambier's Group of
Islands, 608

Sand Cloth, 626

Satan in search of a Wife, 159
Saturday Night, a poem, 204
Science, reflections on the decline of, in
England, 135-state of, in France, 137
-suggestions for the advancement of,
151-physical effects of, on mankind,
291-definition of the word, 293
Scott, Sir Walter, 627

Scotland, conduct of Lords of, in 1749;
565-7-union of, with England, 574
Scotland (see Gael)

Scott, Sir W., remarks on, 316
Sea Kings, a novel, 113
Sematology, outline of, 614

Senior, N. W., his three lectures on the
rate of wages, 311

September, ancient Mexican feast of, 267
Seringapatam, method of blasting rocks in,


Sermon, Bulteel's, at Oxford, 587
Sermons on practical subjects, 320
Serpents, natural history of, 412
Shall and Will, use of, 318

Shelley Percy, B., his first acquaintance
with Lord Byron, 222

Shelley, Mrs., a Story by, 50

Sheppard, C., his account of St. Vincent,


Ships, bottoms of, protection for, 479-plan
of controlling the fire of, 163
Shipwreck, apparatus for protection in, 620
Siam, state of Christianity in, 4
Siamese Twins, a poem, 396
Siddons, Henry, letter from, 77
Sinde, narrative of a visit to, 575
Sinde, government of, 582
Sitka, account of the natives of, 90
Sketches of Venetian History, 624

Skin, blue colour of the, 479
Slaves, the treatment of, in the Mauritius,

Slave Trade advocated by Lord Rodney, 284
Slidell, Lieut., his Year in Spain, 533
Small-pox, ravages of, 285
Smelting of iron, how performed, 290
Snell, W., his discovery of a rule respecting
refraction, 287

Snowden, Miss E., her poetry, 562
Snuff, partiality of the Highlanders for, 349
Societies for diffusing Christianity, 1-
Missionary, 2-the London Bible So-
ciety, 6

Society, Royal, 626-Geographical, ib.
Society, Royal, transactions of, 237
the Tepidarian, 370

Solids, account of a pyrometer for register-
ing the expansion of, 239
Sound, march of, 627
Sounding boards, 478
South Seas (see Kotzebue)
Spain, revolution of, 329
Spain, a Year in, 533


Spanish Commission, 330-manners of, 443
Speech, phenomena of, 524

Springs, saline, of England, 237

St. Alban's, Duchess of, anecdote of, 34
St. Pierre, site of his Tale of Paul and
Virginia, 393

Stael, Mad. de, her lecture to Lord Byron,

Stafford, Lord, his meanness, 495
Stapleton, A. G., his life of Canning, 325
Statistics of Great Britain, 286


Steam-engine, marine, account of a,
Stebbing, Rev. H., his lives of the Italian
Poets, 295

Stephenson, Mr., his new locomotive en-
gine, 597

Steppes of Astrachan, account of, 191
Stewart, Dugald, lines to his memory by
Lord J. Russell, 50

Story, a strange one, 513

St. Vincent, account of, 621

Stewart, Rev. Mr., pious proposal of, 206
Storm, account of one, 91

Suits at law, calculation respecting, 177
Sun, a midnight one, 613

Sunday, manner of spending it at Otaheite
18-remarks on, 469

Superstition, power of, over Lord Byron, 99
Sussex, Duke of, fit president of the Royal
Society, 136

Swain, Charles, his poetical sketch, 470
Sydney, Algernon, objects of, 493-merits
of, 496


TAHAITI, Costume of, 81-population and
missions of, 83

Talba, a romance, 113

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WAGES, three lectures on the rate of, 311
Wainewright, Rev. L., bis vindication of
Paley, 318

Wales, courts of, 180

Walker, Dr., his Life by Epps, 617
Walpole, Horace, letters from, 67, 68
Walpole, Sir Robert, his administration,


Walsh, Sir J., his pamphlet against Reform,
427-his observations on the ballot, 431
-on the English gentry, 434
Warfare, method of, in the Radack Islands,


War, lines deprecating it, 58-the Penin-
sular, Major Hay, narrative of, 47%
Water-spout described, 609
Watt, James, 323

Waverley Novels, illustrations of, 472
Wellington, Duke of, his policy as minis-
ter, 340

Whale-fishing, 321, 322
Whale-fishery, disasters of the fleet engag-
ed in, 624

Wheat Plant, uses of, 163

Wheels, account of iron ones, 595

Whitfield, Mr., his poetry, 561
Will and Shall, use of, 318

William IV., speech of, on the death of
Rodney, 283

Wind, the soughing of, 324

Winter, account of one in California, 91
Witchcraft, 480

Wollaston, Dr., gift of, to the Royal So-

ciety, 160-benefactions of, to Science.
148, 149, 152-temperament of, 374
Women, as painted by Raphael and Guido,

Wood, Nicholas, his History of Rail-roads,

World, calculation of its duration, 162
Wright, John, poems by, 200


YEAR, Mexican mode of computing the,


York, Duke of, his remonstrance against
Canning, 338

ZAGARIOTS, Greek quacks, curious account
of, 103

Zoological Society, 321

Zumpt, Abridgment of his Latin Gram-

mar, 156


Zwick, H. A., his Journey to Calmuc Tar-
tary, 190



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