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Paper, duties on, 427; their amount, 428; glaring injustice of, ib.
Peel, Sir R., reprehensible conduct of, regarding the Reform Bill, 480;
Peers, suggestions to the, 478; conduct of, regarding the emancipation
Police, Native, of British India, their inefficient character, 460.
Poor Laws, the abuse of, the cause of disturbance in the South of Eng-
Prayer, views of the Rev. E. Irving respecting, 281; confutation of, 282.
Quarterly List of New Publications, 253, and 573.
Rajpoot tribes, Heber's character of, 443.
Rapin's History of England, 11.
Read's Poems, 105; Cain the Wanderer, 110; defects in rhythm and
Reform Bill and the Ministry, 242; beneficial nature of the bill, 234; cha-
Reuvens on the Egyptian Museum at Leyden, 370; analysis of his work,
Richardson, John, notice of his Zoology of the Northern parts of British
Rights, political and vested, 502; extensive nature of the enquiry, 507;
Robertson, T. C., Esq., his Remarks on several recent publications
Sandwich Islands, description of, 219.
Schiller, correspondence of with Goethe, 82; style of his letters, 83;
Scott, Rev. A., Neglected Truths, by, 261.
Senior, N. W., Lectures on the Rate of Wages, 43.
Siamese Twins, a Poem, by Mr Bulwer, character of, 143.
Speed, History of England by, 8.
Stow, notice of his Chronicle of English History,' 8.
Taylor's Historic Survey of German Poetry, 151; character of, 156;
Taxes on Literature, 427; injustice of, 428; on advertisements and
Undying One, by the Hon. Mrs Norton, 361; absurdity of the subject
Wages, impossibility of fixing the rate of, according to the price of bread,
Westminster Latin Grammar, and Græcæ Grammaticæ Compendium,
Williams, Rev. John, on the geography of Ancient Asia, 306; opinion
Xenophon, opinion of Mr Williams on the route he took in his retreat
Zoology of the northern parts of British America, 328.
The Waverley Novels. New Edition.
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