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Paper, duties on, 427 ; their amount, 428; glaring injustice of, ib.
Pauperism, causes and cure of, 43.
Peel, Sir R., reprehensible conduct of, regarding the Reform Bill, 480 ;

remarks on his speech at Tamworth, 497.
Peers, suggestions to the, 478; conduct of, regarding the emancipation

bill, 494; probable results if they reject the present Reform Bill, 495.
Pennant, opinion of, respecting the derivation of American animals, 332.
Plague in London, Dr Lingard's account of, 34.
Police, Native, of British India, their inefficient character, 460.
Poor Laws, the abuse of, the cause of disturbance in the South of Eng.

land, 46.
Prayer, views of the Rev. E. Irving respecting, 281; confutation of, 282.
Ptolemy, Rev. Mr Williams' remarks on the latitude he assigns to Ecba-

tana, 317.

Q.
Quarterly List of New Publications, 253, and 573.

R.
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

accent, 117.
Reform Bill and the Ministry, 242 ; beneficial nature of the bill, 234; cha-
racter of its opponents, 238 ; possible results of the defeat of the
bill, 244. friendly advice to the Lords upon, 478 ; unmanly conduct
of Sir R. Peel regarding, 480; General Gascoigne's motion, and
effects, 483; account of his Majesty's dissolving of Parliament, 485 ;
results of the elections, 486 : advice to Parliament regarding, 500.
Reuchlin, character of, 188; the victim of persecution, 189; controversy

with the Dominicans, 191.
Reurens on the Egyptian Museum at Leyden, 370 ; analysis of his work,

371 ; qualifications for the task, 372.
Richardson, John, notice of his Zoology of the Northern parts of British

America 328 ; account of the Musk-Ox quoted, 345 : account of the

Bison quoted, 349.
Rights, political and vested, 502 ; extensive nature of the enquiry, 507;

laws should be altered according to circumstances, 508; inviolability
of property the great security for happiness, 512 ; private rights, 517;
Blackstone's opinion of the right of property, 518; rights to be be-
stowed by the Reform Bill only political, 523 ; notice of the Bill

brought in during Queen Anne's reign for limiting the number of
Robertson, T. C., Esq., bis · Remarks on several recent publications

* regarding the Civil Government of British India,' 438; opinion of
respecting landed property in Upper India, 473.

peers, 533.

S.

Sandwich Islands, description of, 219.
Schiller, correspondence of with Goethe, 82; style of his letters, 83 ;

character of his mind, 87; his periodical • The Hours,' 90 ; his opi-

nion of Goethe's 'Wilhelm Meister,' 95; notice of Wallenstein, 99.
Schools, Public, of England, 64; constitution of that of Westminster,

64; comparison with that of Eton, 65 ; system of punishment vicious,

72; defects of the system of education at, 77.
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.
Spartans, Müller's account of the, 127, 140.
Speed, History of England by, 8.
Stow, notice of bis • Chronicle of English History,' 8.

T.
Taylor's Historic Survey of German Poetry, 151; character of, 156;

his opinion of Kant's Philosophy, 169; quotation from Klopstock, 174.
Taxes, the country suffers not from their magnitude but from the mode

in which they are levied, 427.
Taxes on Literature, 427; injustice of, 423; on advertisements and

paper, ib. ; their amount and oppressiveness, 429; mode in which they
should be levied, 433.

U.
Undying One, by the Hon. Mrs Norton, 361; absurdity of the subject

she has chosen, 365; touching picture quoted from, 366; character of

the work, 368.
Unirersities of England-Oxford, 384; necessity of a reform in, 385;

constitution of Oxford and Cambridge, 386 ; English Universities con-
trasted with continental, 405; causes of the decline of Halls, 411.

W.

Wages, impossibility of fixing the rate of, according to the price of bread,

47 ; extract from the Report of the Select Committee of the House of

Commons on, 50.
Westminster Latin Grammar, and Græcæ Grammaticæ Compendium,

notice of, 68.
Williams, Rev. John, on the geography of Ancient Asia, 306; opinion

of on the situation of Ecbatana, 307 ; identifies it with Ispahan, 308;
proves from the marches of Alexander, 310; bis remarks on the lati-
tude assigned by Ptolemy to Ecbatana quoted, 317; remarks on his
Historical survey of Ispahan, 320; his opinion of the position of Opis,
323; on the retreat of Xenophon, and the route he took, 325.

X.
Xenophon, opinion of Mr Williams on the route he took in bis retreat
with the 10,000, 326.

z.
Zoology of the northern parts of British America, 328.

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