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value of its local position, 513-value
and variety of the products of its soil,
514-its minerals, ibid.-its coal-fields,
ibid.-its fisheries, 515-capital of its
merchants, ibid.-how its pre-eminence
among the powers of Europe is to be up-
Great rolls, period of their commencement,
49-original intention of, 50.
Great seal, its first attachment to statutes,
47-that of William the Conqueror de-
Green, (Ellinor) punished for abuse of her
Greig, (Admiral) naval anecdote of, 32.
Hajji Baba in England, adventures of, 73
—in what respect superior to all other
works of the kind, 75-may be termed
the oriental Gil Blas, ibid.-compared
with Mr. Hope's Anastasius, 77-account
of the work, 80-compared with the tra-
vels of Abou Taleb, 96.
vaunts the superiority of the American
soldier and sailor to the English, 356-
with his usual blundering, shews, unin-
tentionally, that the vice of all democracies
is neglect, indifference, and ingratitude
towards those who have done them best
service, 358-the fates of General Ne-
ville and General St. Clair cited as
American proofs of this, ibid.-probable
fate of our Honourable Judge, in his
new western Birmingham, predicted from
the value of his work, 359.
Hamilton, (Major) 244.
Hardcastle, (Daniel) letters on currency,
Haselrigge, (Sir Arthur, Bishop) account
Hatfield, (Thomas, Bishop) places built and
founded by, 372.
Hardcastle, (Dan.) Letters on Currency,451.
Heath, (Dr. Benjamin) chosen head master
of Harrow School, in opposition to Parr,
Hedge-sparrow, manners and habits of, 418.
Henry, (Prince) story of his retiring to the
rock of Sagres, 478.
Hertford, (Lord) refuses to place Parr in
the commission of the peace, 268.
History, local, value of, 360.
Holland, (Lord) talked of any thing but
politics with Dr. Parr, 300.
Hoadly, (Sam., Bishop) 108.
Homer, (Mr.) letters from Dr. Parr to,
Hopkins, (Mr.) petition of, as to the cus-
tody of his wards, 188.
Houssa caravans, 154.
Houston, (Mr.) 146-dies at Cape Coast,
Hubert, (Archbishop of Canterbury) 54.
Hurd, (Bishop) Dr. Parr's conduct towards,
Hall, (Hon. Judge) Letters from the West,
containing sketches, &c., connected with
the first settlements of the western sec-
tions of the United States, 345-his
Honour's motives for visiting these sec-
tions, ibid. -extent of his excursion,
reaching only from Pittsburgh to Shaw-
nee Town, 346-frivolous nature of his
remarks, ibid. has no taste for antiqui-
ties, and no talent for observation, ibid.
-sample of his poetic power, 347-puz-
zles his intellects in vain to discover the
derivation of the word chute, ibid.-spe-
cimens of his wit and facetiousness, ibid.
-his gallantry, 348-his work a silly
book, stuffed with boyish levities, ibid.—
evinces his sense of justice and humanity
by the manner in which he speaks of the
first settlers, and lauds, as it were, their
butchery of the Indians, 349-consoles
them with the curious idea, that, if not
born, they are bred to freedom, 350-
describes Linch's law, once the lex loci
of the frontiers, 351-his ludicrous de-
scription of Coalhill, ibid.-and of Shaw-
nee Town, 352-considers the numerous
graves, and the prevalence of miasma, as
no proof of the unhealthiness of the cli-
mate, 353-gives a wretched picture of
those who are flocking to this pestiferous
western country, while he means to de-
pict it as a paradise, 354-says that
much may be obtained with little; and
then, that it is all labour, labour, labour,
and the emigrant had better have stayed
at home, 355-cause of his indignation | Jannah, account of, and of its inhabitants,
at the Edinburgh Review, ibid.-and at 146, 147.
Hutchinson, (late Governor,) a journal by,
kept with great accuracy from day to day,
likely to appear, 301.
Hutton, (Matt., Bishop) his zeal in behalf
of Lady Margaret Nevill, when condemned
to die, 378.
Jackson, (Maj.-Gen., now President of the
United States) account of his heretofore
conduct at New Orleans, 357, note.
Jamaica, present precarious situation of,
James, (Dr., Bishop of Calcutta) 19, 34.
James, (Bishop of Durham) character of,
380-pretended cause of his death,
the Quarterly, 356-in witty strains, Jay, (Mr.) 219.
Jefferson, (American President) 221.
Ingulphus, (Abbot) 54.
Johnson, (Colonel) 40.
Johnson, (Dr. Samuel) high commendation
of, by Dr. Parr, 278.
Johnstone, (John, M.D.) works of Dr. S.
Parr edited by, 255-account of himself
in executing the task, 258-a better ar-
rangement desirable, in case of a second
edition, 298-his account of his friend's
last illness, 299.
Jones, (Captain) anecdote by, of a Russian
court dinner, 28.
Jones, (Sir W.) friend and schoolfellow of
Dr. S. Parr, 259-character by, of Dr.
Sumner, 262-letter to Parr, on hearing
of his intention to publish a sermon, 264
another letter to the same, fraught
with sentences of gold,' 267.
Joplin, (T.) Views on the Currency, 451.
Journal of a Naturalist, 406-calculated to
excite curiosity, and lead to the study of
natural history, ibid.—may be placed in
the boudoir of every lady, and ought to
find its way into every rural drawing-
407-the author is a lover of ani-
mals, and the manner in which he pleads
their cause is delightful, 415-sees in
every thing the ways and workings of
Providence, and a portion of this enjoy-
ment cannot fail to be communicated to
those who read his work, 431.
Judges of the King's Bench and Common
Pleas, origin and functions of, 48.
Karilaph, (William de, Bp. of Durham)
building of the present Cathedral com-
menced by, 365.
Katunga, capital of Yourriba, 150, 152.
Kellow, (Richard, Bp.) account of, 370.
Kirghis, (the) desert of, 36.
Kiama, city of Borgho, 153.
Gresham lectureships recommended to, be
transferred to it, ibid.-benefits likely to arise
from the rivalry of the two colleges, 143.
King, (Mr.) 237, 239.
Koosoo, African town, 149.
Koulfu, described, 161.
Kuzzilbash, romance, commendatory men-
tion of, 96, 98.
Laing, (Major) letters by, shortly previous
to his death, 171-documents proving his
death to have been by assassination, 172,
173-further account of his death, 176.
Land-boc, in the time of the Anglo-Saxons,
meaning of, 44.
Land-tax Commissioners Act, length of
when unrolled, 45.
Lander, (Richard, servant to Capt. Clap-
perton) Journal from Kamo to the Sea-
Coast, 143-his account of the sickness,
and death and burial of his master, 160-
168-describes his own feelings and de-
solate situation, 169-conduct of the
Sultan Bello to, ibid.-at Damoy, is told
of a race of cannibals, 174-describes the
inhabitants of Fullindushee, 175-sup-
poses the plain of Cuttup to contain
nearly 500 villages, 175-is seized at
Dunrora and obliged to return to the King
of Zegzeg, ibid.his kind reception by
the old King of Wawa, ibid.-receives
from him particulars of the death of Major
Laing, 176 at Badagry had nearly been
destroyed by three Portuguese slave-mer-
chants, ibid.-submits to the Fetish or-
deal, 177-kindly taken from Badagry
by Captain Morris, and conducted to Cape
Coast, ibid.-gives freedom to his slaves,
and embarks for England, ibid.
Langley, (Bp.) 372.
Latimer, (Hugh) first encourager of edu-
cation in the higher orders of society, 105.
Me-Learning, effect of the revival of, 477.
Lee Boo, 74.
King's College, projected one, for the
tropolis, 123-desirable, that the school,
to form a part of it, should be conducted
on the system of Dr. Bell, ibid.-Young
men to undergo a public examination pre-
vious to admission, 124-such institu-
tions have in all times been wanted, 125
-no danger from them of the people
being educated too much, 126-desirable
in other parts of England as well as in
London, 127-50,000%. offered by a lady
towards establishing one in Yorkshire,
ibid., note; 389-King's College not
formed in imitation of the London Uni-
versity, but in opposition to it, 135-137--
unjustly aspersed, 136-the present time
favourable for such an establishment, ibid.
-the school of the college the most im-
portant part of the design, 141-the
Legislative Assembly, an improper grant to
a colony, 342.
Leipsig fair, 12.
Linch's law, as once practised in the back
settlements of the United States, 351..
Lily, (William) excellence of his grammar,
and method of teaching, 109.
Lime-kiln, singular narrative of a man mi-
serably burnt while sleeping on one, 412.
Livonia, population of, 13.
Locke, (John) 203.
Lockman, (John) tale of a vizier, 99.
Louis XIV., period of his reign characterized,
Lowth, (Bishop) gives Parr a prebend in St.
Nations, review of the events of a nation sa-
lutary, like the review of a man's life, 476.
-See State and Prospects of the Coun-
Lloyd, (Dr. Barthol., Professor) Elementary Nariskin, grand Russian huntsman, anecdote
Treatise of Mechanical Philosophy, for
the use of the students of the University
of Dublin, 432-commendation of the
work, 444-the style in one or two in-
stances needlessly prolix, 447-the gene-
ral theory of the curvilinear motion ele-
gantly unfolded, and his mode of treating
the subject worthy the attention of the
mathematical student, 448-a point or two
suggested, in which the work, it is deemed,
might be improved, 450-further enco-
mium on, 451.
Lynes, (Rev. John) Dr. Parr married to his
Lyons versus Blenkin, 193.
Madison, (Amer. Pres.) 223, 224, 225.
Maddox, (Thomas) ascribes the origin of the
Court of Chancery to the Normans, 49.
Maitland, (Sir Tho.) 5.
Maltby, (Dr.) 287.
Mallet, (Sir Alex.) Account of the System
of Fagging, 100.
Marsingale, (Jane) first wife of Dr. S. Parr,
Masters in Chancery, origin of, 46, note.
Material point, term in physical science, 440.
Mathew, (Toby, Bp.) character of, 378-and
of his wife, 379.
Metaphysics, out of place in the pulpit, 288.
Meyendorf, (Baron) state of the country
from Orenberg to Bokhara described
Middleton, (Gilbert) a Northumberland gen-
tleman and freebooter, 370.
Migration of birds, 425, 428.
Mole, fur and flesh of the, 417.
Monro, (Mr.) 221, 228.
Montesquieu, saying of, respecting his son,
Moraviev, (Capt.) 36.
Moreland, (Sir Thomas) 5.
Morier, (Mr.) effect of his novels on the
Persian court, 78, 79.
Morison, (Dr.) accompanies Clapperton, 145
-dies at Jannah, 146.
Morton, (Bp.) character of, 382, 383-
nearly torn to pieces by the mob, in his
way to the House of Lords, 384-kind-"
ness of Sir Henry Vane to him in his po-
verty, 345-taken into the family of Sir
Henry Yelverton, 386-his death and
Motion, curvilinear, 437-rectilinear, 440.
Mushet, (Rob.) effect of the Issues of the
Bank of England, 451.
Napoleon Buonaparte, life of, in the Family
Library, No. I., 475.
Natural history, pleasures to be derived from
the study of, 407-the excursions of the
naturalist a constant scene of observation
and remark, 414.
Neile, (Bp.) character of, 381.
Netherlands, great improvements in, 5-cha-
racter of the present sovereign of, 12.
Neville, (Gen.) account of, 358.
Newton, (Sir Isaac) problem of statics re-
duced by him to a single principle, 437.
North, (Lord) 301.
Novels, books of travels, and memoirs, cha.
racter of those of the present day, 497.
Nurse, an old picturesque one in Africa
Note in reference to Swan River, 520.
Note relating to "Clapperton's Journey into
Africa," in No. 77, 521.
Oak, two distinct species of, in England, 22.
Ostend, Dr. Granville's vaunting account of, 3.
Ouseley, (Sir W.) 35.
Paley, (Archdeacon W.) 112.
Parliament, many documents respecting, lost,
61-ancient election of knights and bur-
gesses to, 62.
Parnell, (Sir Hen.) Observations on Paper
Money, Banking and Overtrading, 451.
Parr, (Frank) 263.
Parr, (Dr. Sam.) a severe disciplinarian, 109
-collected works of, 255-his character
difficult to decypher from the heteroge-
neous nature of his mind, ibid.-several
works suggested to him for which he was
eminently qualified, 256-his birth, pa-
rentage, and early years, 258-his school-
fellows, 259-quits his father's profession,
and is admitted of Emanuel College,
Cambridge, 260-on the death of his
father, obliged, from narrow circum-
stances, to quit his college, 261-becomes
assistant at Harrow school to Dr. Sumner,
ibid.-takes Deacon's orders, ibid.-ar-
dency of his attachment to his cousin
Frank, ibid.-on the death of Dr. Sumner,
becomes a candidate for the head master-
ship of Harrow, 263-failing in this,
throws up his situation of assistant, and
sets up a school at Stanmore, ibid.-
marries, ibid.-gives up his establishment
at Stanmore, and accepts the mastership
of an endowed school at Colchester, 264
-his handwriting so bad, as scarcely to
be decyphered, ibid, after being in
troubled waters at Colchester, is elected to
the school at Norwich, 266-ventures
here on his first publication, and obtained
his first preferment, the living of Asterby,
267-exchanges it for the perpetual curacy
of Hatton, ibid.-obtains a prebend in St.
Paul's, 268-while at Norwich, com-
pelled from absolute necessity to sell his
copy of Stephens's Greek Thesaurus, ibid.
-his account of Hatton, where he resides,
having quitted Norwich, ibid.-applies
twice to be in the commission of the
peace, and is twice disappointed, ibid.—
his preface to a new edition of Bellen-
denus characterised, 269-his own self-
complacency as to the merit of this work,
270-his concern in the Bampton Lec-
tures, 271-his republication of the
Tracts by Warburton, 274-supposed
motive of his spleen to Hurd, as displayed
in this work, 276-his admirable tribute
to the memory of Warburton and John-
son, 277-his hopes of promotion from a
regency on the illness of the King, 278-
his address to the Dissenters of Birming-
ham, 280-his letter to Mr. Joseph
Gerrald, his quondam pupil, sentenced to
fourteen years transportation, 281-his
controversy with Dr. Coombe, 282-his
enmities hasty, but not durable, 284-his
admirable character of the critic Bentley,
ibid. compared, as to matter and style,
with Johnson, 285-one of the head dupes
by what he afterwards called the great
and impudent' forgery of the Irelands,
286-his Spital Sermon, 287-character
of his sermons, 290-296-death of his
unmarried daughter, of his wife, and of
his married daughter, 297-enters a se-
cond time into the married state, 298-
admits his two granddaughters into his
family as his own children, ibid.-parti- | Pitt, (William) characters of, as drawn by
culars of his illness, his conduct under it, Dr. Parr, 301, 302.
and his death, ibid., 299-neither quali-Poictou, (Philip of, Bp.) 367.
fied for a politician nor deemed so by his
friends, 300-instances of inconsistency
in him enumerated, 301-305-his love
and practice of benevolence, the result of
this, 306-the quality of mercy in him in
one sense strained, ibid.-other instances
of an inconsistent spirit in him, 307-his
extreme fondness for church bells, 308,
note-his style, 309-character of, as a
scholar, 310-his Latin epitaphs, ibid.-
his Greek attainments, 311-summary of
his character, 312.
encomiastic style of writing, 80-sup-
posed reasonings of an envoy of, on wit-
nessing the ceremonial of an English din-
ner, 83-at the sight of English furniture,
84 at the simple manners and appear-
ance of the head directors of the India
House, 85-ideas entertained by, of a
court audience, 86-questions asked by
him, on visiting a college library, 92-on
viewing the paintings in the old palace of
Holyrood, ibid.-fancied picture of Per-
sian courtship, 93-sketch of a Per-
sian cavalier, 97-Persian taste likely to
be improved by the introduction of Eng-
lish literature, 98.
Peters, (Hugh) 42.
Petersburg, entrance to, from Strelna, 13—
speedy passage to, from London, in a
steam-boat, ibid., note-average of the
mortality of, 17-its buildings, 19-ad-
miralty, 21-palace of the Etat Major, 23
-Museums, 24-Hôtel des Mines, ibid.
-botanical garden, 25-church of St.
Periodical publications, how far useful, 496.
Phelan (Dr.) 137,
Pascoe, African interpreter to Belzoni and
to Clapperton, 146.”
Pearce, (Capt.) accompanies Clapperton,
144-his death, 146.
Persians, character of, 75—sample of the
Pilkington (Bp.) account of, 376.
Pillans, (James, Professor of Humanity in
the University of Edinburgh) Principles of
elementary teaching, 99-character of the
work, 114-complains of the neglect of
the parochial schools of Scotland, ibid.-
recommends higher salaries and better
teachers, 115-commends the viva voce
plan of instruction practised in the Edin-
burgh sessional schools by Mr. Wood,
116-his own plan of instruction detailed,
117-in what respect not commendable,
119-neglects speaking of the merits of
Dr. Bell, whose system he follows, 120.
Pinkney, (Mr.) 221.
Poland, partition of, 483.
Portugal, poor state of the colonies of, 215.
Potter, (John Phillips) letter on systems of
Powell versus Cleaver, 190.
Priestley, (Dr.) 257.
Printing, benefits to society from the disco-
very of, 478.
Prostration, court ceremony of, in Africa, 151.
Prynne, (William) merit of his labours, as
keeper of the records in the Tower, 65.
Public opinion, rise, progress, and present
state of, in Great Britain and other parts
of the world, 475--its supposed author,
503-contains many curious speculations
and valuable facts, ibid.
Pudsey, (Hugh, Bp.) account of, 366.
Quorra, African river, held in mystery from
its being supposed to be the Niger, 153
-question of its being the Niger nega-
tively set at rest by Denham and Clap-
perton, 177-question as to its identity
with the Shary, examined, 178-180.
Ram, (James) observations on the natural
right of a father to the custody of his chil-
faculty of, by which it ob-
tains at a distance intimation of food, 422.
Red-book of the Exchequer, 64.
Reformation, chapels and chantries in Dur-
ham swept away by, 375, 376-beneficial
results of, 479.
Rennell, (Major) commendatory mention of,
179-his opinion as to the course of
the Quorra, 180, note.
Robin, manners and habits of the, 419.
Rolls or records of early history: the great,
or pipe rolls, 49-rolls of the Chan-
cery, 50-rolls of the Exchequer, and
courts of justice, 51-charter and patent
rolls, 52-close rolls, ibid., 61-rolls of
France, Rome, and Almain, 53-the libe-
rate rolls, ibid.-Norman and Gascon
rolls, ibid.-rolls of Parliament, 60-many
parliamentary documents lost by neglect,
Romans, excellence of their roads, and ex-
pedition with which they travelled, 490.
Rook, the common, erroneously described
by Linnæus as a corn-gathering bird, 423.
Rush, (Mr.) 225, 227, 229, 237.
Russia, a few words on our relations with,
1-on the designs of, ibid.-traits of the
present Emperor, 15-of the empress
mother, 16-institutions for female edu-
cation superintended or established by
her, 17-state of its navy, 22-estimate
of its army, 23, 24-mistaken result of its
possessing Constantinople, 30-its power
of aggression weakened by extension of
territory, 33, 34-question of its inva-
ding India examined, 35-disastrous re-
sult of its Turkish invasion, 41-the last
power to which Poland should have been
Saint Clair, (Gen.) account of, 358.
Salamé, (Mr.) 159, note.
Scholastic education, severe discipline of, in
monastic institutions, 100-remonstrance
of Archbishop Anselm against this, 101-
the practice an abuse of power, 103-
cruelty of, as described by Ravisius Tex-
tor, 104-as described by Erasmus, 106
-whipping boys instituted to save the
backs of courtly dunces, 107-period
of the mitigation of scholastic severity,
ibid.-why retained longest in charity
schools, ibid.-Dr. Parr, the last learned
schoolmaster, professedly an amateur of
the rod, ibid.-system of education esta-
blished in all grammar-schools by Henry
VIII., 110-Lilly's Grammar, and method
of teaching, ibid., 123-Grammar of Wil-
liam Haines, 111-Eton Grammar, ibid.
-Westminster, ibid.-Christ's Hospital,
ibid.-Wesley's, ibid. curious critical
Latin grammar, 112-defects of the pre-
sent mode of scholastic education,113, 140
-great evil of great schools, ibid.-system
of Dr. Bell, 114, 120, 121-of Mr. Wood,
master of the sessional school at Edin-
burgh, 116-of Professor Pillans, 117—
founding of grammar-schools one of the
means of effecting the Reformation, 124
-benefits arising from general educa-
tion, 126, 138.
Scotch banker, 184.
Sea-sickness, laudanum a remedy against, 3.
Scotch Banker, 451.
Secker, (Archbishop) 405.
Sever, (Bishop) poisoned by his servant,
Shelley (Percy Bysshe) versus Westbrook,
193, 200, 210.
Shiel, (Mr.) 135.
Sierra Leone, described as a pestiferous
naval station, 182.
Skirlawe, (Bishop) 372.
Snapdragon, the great, an insect trap, 413.
Snow, remarkable fall of, in the North of
England, in 1614, 380.
Snowdrop described, 414.
Society, rude and civilized, contrasted, 74
-authors who have availed themselves of
such contrasts, ibid.
Spain, poor state of the colonies of, 215.
Sparrow, the house, a benefactor as well as
Spital Sermon, by Dr. Parr, critical exami-
nation of, 287.
Starling, habits and manners of the, 423.
State and Prospects of the Country, 475-
necessity and advantages of a comprehen-
sive survey of our situation, individually
and nationally, 475, 476-brief review
of the causes of the moral and political
changes in modern Europe, 476-revival
of classical learning, 477-how first re-
garded, ibid.-invention of printing, 477,
478-discovery of a passage to the East by
the Cape of Good Hope, 478-interest
felt in the proceedings of Vasco de Gama,
ibid.-voyage of Columbus, 479-the Re-
formation, ibid.-fruitless attempts of the
Catholics to extirpate Protestantism, 479,