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duty of dissenters at the present crisis,
Afghans, history of, 431; their descent
from king Saul, ib.
Africa, North, the land of mystery and ro-
mance, 3; correspondence on the Ethio.
pian Sea, and the ancient Atlantide
Island, 1; Ibn Batouta's travels in, 10.
Age, the, a poem, 161; character of the
work, with extracts, 163.
Aids to development, 142; character of this
Alfred's (king) Anglo Saxon version of
Boethius de Consolatione Philosophiæ,
character of, 399; his additions to the
will, with a translation and notes,
Almanac, the lady's, a tasteful annual, 557.
America, its recent discovery, 365; its re-
action upon Europe, 369; its remark-
able character, ib. ; its population, 370;
its commerce, 372; cause of republic-
anism, 375; necessarily pacific, 377;
Sabbath in, 390; resemblance between
the English and American institutions,
392; condition of women in, 395.
American Indians, their origin, 116; coin-
cidences between their customs and those
of the Jews, 119; diversities among
them, 125; languages of, 126.
Americans as they are, character of this
work, 389; Sabbath in America, 390.
Americans, notions of the, by a travelling
bachelor, 365; religion in America, 379;
character of this work, 389; condition of
women in America, 395.
Aniulet, the, extracts from, 450.
Andes, the, 108.
Angling, delights of, 433.
Anglo-Saxon dialects, 401.
Annuals, the, 436; engravings of, 550. Christianity, revival of, in France, Switzer-
Annuals, the juvenile, 460.
land, the Netherlands, Germany, &c., 299.
Aristocracy of England, 374.
Chronological guide, a judicious work, 270.
Avalanche, description of one, 346.
Church, the established, benefits of, 380;
security of, 383; see Acaster.
Babel, an app
given to extensive Cocoa-nut, the double, 403.
Comets, form distinct classes of bodies,
Babylon, extent of, 496; see Mignan. more numerous and important in the
Bailey's exposition of the parables of our economy of the system than planets,
Lord, character of this work, 221, 227; 287; their substances and composition,
the prodigal son, ib.; arrangement of the 288; their tails, 289; the history of
parables, 226; the parable of the wedding opinion in connection with cometary
phenomena, 290; perturbations occa-
Belfour's travels of Macarius, patriarch of sioned by planetary attraction, 294;
Antioch, 419, 428; storm on the sea of supposed consequences which would re-
Marmora, 429; image worship at Con- sult from the near approach of a comet
to the earth, 296.
Benefices, sometimes purchased by dissent- Cræsus, remarks on his consulting the
ers for the purpose of conferring them oracles, 35; sacrifices offered upon the
on good men, 154 ; a wrong system occasion, ib.
which requires or admits of such inter- Crombie's discourses on the character and
position, ib.; consequences of it, 156. offices of Christ, illustrated by a com-
Berne, recent persecutions in, 299; state parison with the typical characters of the
of religious parties there, 302.
Old Testament, 243; character of this
Biography, classes of, 149, 169.
work, 246, 247; tests by which the an-
Biography, Scripture, character of, 541. cient types and shadows are to be tried,
Bird's original psalmody, 362.
ib.; Joseph and Christ, 247.
Blunt's lectures on the history of Jacob, Curtis's botanical magazine, 403 ; the
character of this work, 541; character of double cocoa-nut, ib.
Jacob, ib.; his vow, 544; spriritual lesson
taught by Jacob's pillar, ib.
Development of the mental and moral
lectures on the history of Peter,
character of the work, 541; Peter's con- Dobson's advantages and deficiencies of the
fession of faith, 545; the temper in which Protestant reformation, 66; the stand
the Christian should wait the coming of made at its outset, for the authority and
his Lord, 546; Peter's recovery, 548. sufficiency of the Sacred Writings, 67;
Boethius, the celebrated Roman, 398.
the change it effected in the mode of con-
Bond's memoir of Fisk, 169; character templating religion, and the new light
in which it placed the great subject of
Botany; see Hooker and Curtis.
our acceptance with God, ib.; the emi-
Brand's journal of a voyage to Peru, 93; nent degree which it contributed to the
contrast between the ladies of Lima and subversion of the scholastic theology, 68;
those of Buenos Ayres, 106; religious the deficiencies of the reformation, in the
worship at Buenos Ayres, ib.; religious continuance of the general form and con-
ceremonies at Lima, 107; descent of stitution of the Church, and the leading
the Cordillera of the Andes, 110; pas- principles of ecclesiastical doctrine and
sage of a drove of mules across the La- polity; and in the retaining in the ritual
dera de las Vacas, ill.
of the Church much of the meretricious
Brown's biographical sketches and authen- appendages of Popish superstition, ib. ;
tic anecdotes of dogs, character of the character of Mr. Dobson's work, ib. ;
work, 259; tales of canine freakishness, struggle of the reformers to maintain the
260; Sir W. Scott's bull-dog terrier, 261. perfection of the Scriptures, 69; doc-
trines of Popery at the period of the Re-
Canton of Vaud, persecutions in, 299. formation, 70; appeal to Protestant Dis-
Cardale's translation of king Alfred's senters to eremplify the spiritual nature
Anglo-Saxon version of Boethius, 398; of Christ's kingdom, 71.
character of this work, 400; Anglo- Doddridge's, Dr. P., correspondence and
Saxon dialects, 401.
diary, 410; Mr. Humphreys's account of
Chaldea ; see Mignan.
the design of the publication, 411; its
Christian gentleman, portraiture of a, 248. impropriety, 413; extracts from his
Christianity, divine origin of; see Shep- early letlers, 415; his character as a
Donkin's, Sir Rufane, dissertation on the influence upon nervous or mental ma-
Niger, 1; see Niger.
lady, 134 ; general periodicity of nature,
Dorn's history of the Afghans, translated 136 ; distinction between contagious and
from the Persian, 419.
infectious diseases, 137; influence of
comets on the human body, 138; epi-
Education, mistakes in, 142; the de- demics aependent on atmospherical causes,
velopnient of the faculties, its object, 139; spectral illusions, 140.
144; duties of Christians in reference to Friendship's offering, extracts from, 445.
this subject, 269.
Electric phenomena, inquiry into, 132; Genesis, the book of, in English-He-
affinity of electric and chemical agency, brew, 90.
133; some modification of electricity Geographical discovery, progress of, 93.
probably at the root of many changes Gesenius's Hebrew lexicon, 40; character
and effects consequent upon aërial influ- of this work, 41, 45; advantages and
ence, 134; spectral illusions, 140.
disadvantages of the alphabetical arrange-
Ellis's Polynesian researches, character of ment, ib. ; definition of the word 738;
this work, 512; analogy between the misconceptions of Gesenius, 43.
language of the aborigines of Madagascar Giorgione, a famous Venetian painter, 237.
and the Malays, and the Polynesians, 513; Grenville's, lord, Oxford and Locke, 181 ;
resemblance between the Polynesians his view of Locke's expulsion from Ox-
and the American tribes, 514; South ford, 193; his eulogy on Locke, 194;
Sea Islands peopled from the East, 515 ; his conduct towards dissenters, ib.
every hypothesis as to the origin of the Grimshawe's memoir of Rev. Legh Rich-
Polynesians encumbered with difficulties, mond, 148 ; classes of biographical me-
516; alliance between some of the Poly- moir, 149; character of this work, ib. ;
nesian traditions and the Hindoo cosmo- account of Mr. Richmond's last illness
gony, 517; singular predictions pre- and death, 150; his nomination to the
served by the islanders, 518.
rectory of Turvey through the medium
Emmanuel, an annual, its name objection- of dissenters, 153; benefices purchased
able, 554; extracts from, 555.
by dissenters, for the purpose of con-
England, its moral and political influence, ferring them upon good men, 154.
366 ; its constitution, 374.
Haigh's sketches of Buenos Ayres and
Engravings in the annuals, 550.
Chile, 93; character of, 108; snow storm
Ethiopian sea, the, Sir Sidney Smith's no- on the summit of the Cumbre, 109.
tion of its situation, 2; İsaiah's refer- Hall's, Capt. B., travels in North America,
ence to it, ib.
365; benefits of the English Established
Euphrates, the course of, at Babylon, 497. Church, 380; method of preserving
friendly relations between England and
Fayette, La, en Amérique, 388; ladies of America, 385; discussions with the Ame-
New York, 397.
ricans, 387; character of Captain Hall's
Fenelon's devout meditations, 557.
Fenelon, remarks upon some parts of his Hall's, Judge, letters from the West, cha-
racter of the work, 391.
Fisk, Rev. Pliny, memoirs of, 169; his Hall's, Mrs. S. C., sketches of Irish cha-
description of Jerusalem, 171 ; ertract racter, 72 ; village of Bannow, ib. ; effect
from a letler on the support of mission- of civilization in reuniting distinct tribes
aries, 172 ; letter written a few days be- and nations, 73 ; specimen of Anglo-Irish,
fore his death, 173.
ib.; the Bannow postman, 81; charac-
Flaxman's lectures on sculpture, 333; ter of Mrs. Hall's sketches, 83.
character of this work, 334, 342; sketch Harrison's tales of a physician, 72; cha.
of Flaxman's career, ib.; criticism on racter of this work, 84; the Jew, ib.
Wells cathedral, 337; colouring inap- Head's rough notes, 93; character of them,
plicable to statuary, 339; the effect of 108; journey to the silver mines of San
sculpture essentially distinct from that of Pedro Nolasco, 113.
painting, 341 ; history of Grecian art, Heber, bishop, some account of his life,
a catch-penny publication, 262.
Forget me not, the, extracts from, 439. Henry's letters to a friend, intended to re-
Forster's illustration of the atmospheric lieve the difficulties of an anxious in-
origin of epidemic disorders of health, quirer, under serious impressions on the
132; connexion of health and disease subjects of conversion and salvation,
with the state of the air, 133; planetary 174; Dr. J. P. Smith's character of
Knight's discourses on the principal para-
bles of our Lord, 221; character of,
228; Christ's promise to his disciples, to
shew them plainly of the Father, ib.
them, ib.; on the withholding of Divine
grace from the inquirer, 175.
Herodotus ; see Taylor and Larcher.
Hooker's botanical miscellany, 403; the
mahogany tree, 406; anecdote of Lin-
næus, 407; letter by professor Schultes,
407; rice-paper, 409.
Humphreys's correspondence and diary of
Dr. Doddridge; see Doddridge.
Huntingford's testimonies in proof of the
separate existence of the soul in a
state of self-consciousness between death
and the resurrection, 273; methods of
interpretation and criticism that have
been resorted to, to get rid of the doc-
trine of the separate state of the soul,
275; plan and character of the work ;
277; rough draught for an exhibition of
the Church universal, on an article of
faith, in such manner as may authorita-
tively determine controversy, 279 ; aver-
sion of the Christian Churches in the
present day from close study and inves-
Image worship at Constantinople, 429.
Independents, the, the principles of reli-
gious liberty not well understood by them,
in the time of the Commonwealth, 199.
India ; see Tod, and Modern Traveller.
Interpretation of Scripture, remarks on,
Iris, the, character of, 457; extract from,
Irish character, sketches of; see Hall.
Israel, the ten tribes of, supposed to have
peopled America, 116; see American
Indians; the opinion that they never
returned to their own country, unfound-
Italy; see Simond.
Larcher's historical and critical remarks
on the history of Herodotus, 32; cha-
racter of his work, 33; correction of a
mistranslation in Dalzel, 34; remarks
on the story of Cræsus consulting the
oracles, 35; sacrifices offered upon the
occasion, ib. ; description of the heathen
temples—illustration of the words ispàr and
raós, 37; superstitious and infamous
custom established among the Babylo-
nians, ib.; uses of the word tyrant, 38;
remarks on Fenelon's placing Ajar in
the Elysian fields, 39.
Latrobe's Alpenstock, or sketches of Swiss
scenery and manners, character of, 343;
scenery of the Niesen, ib. ; description of
an avalanche, 346; a landscape and cattle
sketch, 347; the canion of Uri, and the
Swiss peasantry, 348; pastor of an Ober-
land village, 352; Italian villages, 353;
optical deception in Swiss views, 354; a
Sunday on the contineni, 355.
Linnæus, anecdote of, 407.
Literary Gazette's review of Dr. Dod-
dridge's correspondence and diary, 410.
Literary Souvenir, extracts from, 442.
Locke, John, biography of, 181; letter to his
father, 183 ; letter to Mr. John Strachey
on the ceremony in the Catholic church in
Cleves, on Christmas day, 185; refused
preferment in the church, 186; his ac-
quaintance with Lord Ashley, 188; per-
secution of the French Protestants, 189;
on study, 190; deprivation of his student-
ship at Oxford, 193; his essay on the
understanding, 196; his letter on tolera-
tion, 197; his treatises on government,
203; the last four years of his life, ib.
Lyte's sermon on the true nature of the
Church of Rome, and the duty of the
clergy towards her, 362.
Jabangueir, the emperor, mernoirs of, 419.
Jews, memoir of the ; see Pellatt.
Job, book of, arranged and pointed after
the Masoretic texi, 45 ; variety in the
arrangement of words in the authorized
version, 46 ; parallelisms, 47.
Journal of a Naturalist, character of the
work, 435; an autumnal walk, ib.
Judson, Mrs., memoirs of, 90.
Juvenile Forget Me Not, (Ackerman's)
extracts from, 460.
Keepsake, the, character of, 550.
King's, lord, life of Locke, supplies an im-
portant desideratum, 181; character of
the work, 182; reflections on Locke's
refusal of church preferment, 187; ar-
bitrary measures of Charles II. on reli-
gious matters, 192; see Locke.
Macarius, patriarch of Antioch, travels of,
428; description of Constantinople, 430.
Mahogany tree, the, account of, 405.
Mahomet, life of, published by the Society
for the diffusion of Useful Knowledge,
263 ; a miserable performance, 264 ; go-
vernment in Arabia at the time of Ma-
homet, 265; conceptions of the character
of the Divinity, 266.
Matheson's advice to religious inquirers,
analysis of, 175; character of this work,
176; the tendency of natural affection
towards the unconverted to engender
Matheson's, Mrs., explanation of the prin- pothesis, 18; the Niger thought to unite
cipal parables of the New Testament, with the Egyptian Nile, 19.
221; character of, 230; parable of the Nile, the, of Bornou; see Niger.
wedding garment, 231.
Maw's journal of a passage from the Paci- Oberlin, pastor of Waldbach, in the Ban de
fic to the Atlantic, 93; sketch of his la Roche, memoirs of, character of the
journey, 94; character of the recent work, 312; sketch of the Ban de la
Peruvian war, 96; scenery in the Mon- Roche, 313; missionary prayer meetings,
tana, ib.; the Indian tribe of Yaguas, 315; plan adopted by Oberlin to ascer-
101; Brazilian Indians, 102; abomin- tain intimations of Divine Providence,
able system pursued towards them, ib.; 316; his marriage, ib. ; origin and go-
cannibalism among the South American vernment of the thoughts, 318; 'use
of the lot' among the Moravians,
Maxwell's notion that the Zaire or Congo 319.
is the Niger, 14; Sir R. Donkin's re- Opening of the sixth seal, a poem, extract
marks on his hypothesis, 15.
Mignan's travels in Chaldæa, &c., 496; Orme's history of the South Sea mission,
extent of Babylon, ib.; the Birs Nem- 504 extraordinary ange effected in
roud, 497; Babel, an appellation given the South Sea islands, 505; sketch of the
to an extensive territory, 498; ruins of mission, 509.
El Hamir, ib.; the site of old Babylon, Otaheite, change effected there, and the in-
500; places of sepulture at Babylon, troduction of Christianity, 504; see
501; analogy between these and those Ellis and Orme.
at Persepolis, 502.
Millennium, the. See Morison.
Painting, remarks on the Venetian school of,
Milne's essay on comets, 286; a distinct 233; few popular travellers acquainted
class of bodies, 287.
with its principles, 234; the chemical
Milton, his labours in the cause of freedom, composition of colours practically at-
tended to by the Venetian painters, 235 ;
Moase's practical suggestions and dis- oil painting introduced among them in
courses, character of, 269; education of the 15th century, 236; see Titian.
Papal apostasy, the, nature and duration of;
Modern Traveller--India, 525; character see Vaughan.
of this work, 529; difficulty of arrang. Parables, nature and use of, 221; mistakes
ing the political geography of India, ib.; on their interpretation, ib. ; Lord Bacon
reflections on the ancient history and on their true nature and design, 223; the
commerce of India, 530.
use made of them by Jesus Christ, ib. ;
Morison's discourse on the Millennium, their adaptation to the purposes of in-
357 ; prophetic number of the Apoca. struction, 233.
lyptic beast, 359; the second advent of Pascal, the spirit of, 557.
Christ not to precede the Millennium, Patronage, church, remarks on, 155; con-
sequence of it, 156.
Pellatt's brief memoir of the Jews, in rela-
Neologism, its source, 276.
tion to their civil and municipal disabili-
Nicholson's operative mechanic and British ties, 519; opposition made to the natu-
mechanist, character of, 320; the Strand ralization of the Jews, 520; condition
or Waterlow bridge, 321.
of the Jews in the city of London, ib. ;
Niger, the, Sir R. Donkin's dissertation on character of English Jews, ib. ; per-
its course and termination, 1; his fanci- secution of the Jeros in Germany, 524 ;
ful notion of its course, ib.; many rivers their condition in France and the Ne-
of this name, 4; Ptolemy's description therlands, ib.; character of Mr. Pellatt's
of it, 5; its source never visited, 6; memoir, 525.