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VOL. XVIH. NO. XXXVI.
| Bednore (fortress of), causes of its sur-
render to the English, 64.
ract, 158—Remarks on his style, ib. 159, anecdotes of its valour and fidelity, 407
affirms the field of Waterloo to be the
grave of British liberty, 130---strictures
on the present goverunent, 131, and on
tain populous boroughs,, 131, 132–
sex, 133—inadequacy of moderate re-
gant eulogy of, by Lope de Vega, ib. the Whigs, 134—-concluding advice tu
Bentley (Dr.), points of resemblance be-
notices of, 368, 369—notices of re- Bernadotte, interesting anecdote of, 63, 64.
tice of, 6.
antiquity of such appeals, 183—not ne --anecdotes of its valour and fidelity,
Bowditch (Mr.), account of his mission to
anticipated by the Spaniards, 4-6- Brazil, state of, in 1640, 99-villainous
conduct of the Dutch towards the Por-
management of their power, 101, 102-
Portugal, 109—fruitless efforts of the
124-state of the Portugueze colonies, in
Bridges (military), observations on the con-
struction of, 426–430.
land, 186-form of it, 187, 188--sin- African Association, 362—sketch of his