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Act, the Chester, 473-Durham, 474-Triennial, 495-Septennial,
enacted to preserve liberty, 496-effects of, on the Constitution,
Ambrose Paré, father of improved French surgery, his successors,
Anecdotes of Ramsden, 130-of Day, ib.-of the two lovers, 133-
of Louis XVI., 420.
Aristophanes, Comedies of, by Mr T. Mitchell, 271-powers of, 274
and 280-monstrous position of Plutarch respecting, ungrounded,
ib.-satire of, 284-monstrous criticism of, by Plutarch, 285-not
the bent of the mind of, to be immoral, 288-various translations
of several of the comedies of, 289-motives of, not justified by
Cumberland for his attack upon Socrates, nor by the Messrs
Schlegel, 292-a bolder stand made for him by Mr Mitchell, ib.
-the object of, in writing the Clouds, 297-defended, ib.-every
trait of the Socrates of, may be traced to the Platonic Socrates,
299-wrote from intimate acquaintance with Socrates, and select-
ed him as of dangerous principles, ib.
Athens, audiences of, described, 275-a few words further in vindi-
cation of their rank and of the comic poet of, 278, 9-comic poet
of, public satirist, state journalist, periodical critic, and prize com-
petitor, 280-passion for disputation in the young men of, describ-
ed by Plato, 293.
Banks, Sir Joseph, late President of the Royal Society, all must re-
gret the loss of, 371.
Battoni Pompeio, a celebrated artist, character of his paintings, 96.
Bernard Barton's poems, 348-character of, 350-specimens, 351–
capable of affording delight to a large class of readers, must be a
most acceptable present to the Society of Friends, 356.
Bouler's, Primate, letter of, to Sir Robert Walpole, respecting the
origin of tithes in Ireland, 73.
Brande, W. T. Esq., Bakerian lecture by, on inflammable gases, 431
-experiments by, to show that coal gas must be a mixture of
olefiant and hydrogen gases, 432-found chlorine a useful agent in
analyzing compounds containing hydrocarburet, 434-a curious
effect produced by the action of electric light upon a mixture of
chlorine and hydrogen, ib.-the tentative methods Mr B. employs
might be objected to, 435-his train of reasoning in some parts a
little fallacious, ib.-the quantity of gas consumed in a given time,
436-an erroneous calculation as to coal gas, 437-Mr B. exhort,
ed to pursue his inquiry respecting solar and electric light, 438,
Britain, the evils that at present threaten in, not denied by any par-
ty, 462-the probable termination of these, whatever be their ori-
gin, is equally uncertain and alarming, 463--measures of restraint
fully tried to quell the public discontent in, ib.—and have in-
Brougham's plan of education described, 239-1st, the establishment
of schools, 340-2nd, the appointment, visitation, and removal of
masters,241-3rd, the admission and tuition of scholars, 242-4th,
the improvement of old endowments, 243.
Burckhardt, Mr, employed by the African Association to make dis-
coveries in that country, his skill in Oriental languages and man-
ners, 109-translates Robinson Crusoe into Arabic, cruel treat-
ment he receives from the inhabitants of these regions, 110-his
visit to the peninsula of Mount Sinai, 111-of the Bedouin Arabs,
112-his allusion to published and unpublished travels, 113-pre-
sent state of Egypt, 115-his travels through Nubia how divided,
law of paying money for blood established in Nubia, 116---his
journey from Daraou to Jidda, and manner in which he travels,
117-account of the disgust his appearance universally excited in
all the towns of Africa, 118-his description of the Eastern cha-
racter, 119-number of slaves in Egypt, and their cruel treatment,
120 dreadful picture of the Africans, ib.
Canning, Mr, and Lord Castlereagh, their apparent professions re-
specting their native country, widely different from their practice
towards it, 337.
Characters, curious combination of, which we had not expected to
see imitated by any assembly of the present day, 315.
Civil and Christian economy of large towns commended and quoted,
Constitution, an innovation in dissolving Parliaments altered the ef-
fect of the Septennial act on the, 497.
Cornwall's Marcian Colonna, 449-qualifications of the author, and
character of his poetry, ib.-the highest kind of poetry and the
poetical temperament, 450-this volume like the two former, ib.-
passages showing the spirit of poetry and beauty that breathes
through the story, 451-the description of the disastrous voyage
of Marcian and Julia, which might do honour to any name that
now graces our literature, 454-conclusion of the story, 456-
specimen of the Rape of Proserpine,' 457-miscellaneous poems
full of beauty and feeling, 458-the most pathetic and delicate is
'The Last Song' by a girl who feels herself dying of love, 459-
anticipations respecting the tragedy Mr C. is now engaged on,
Curwen's observations on the state of Ireland, 320-description of
Irish cottages, 331.
Des Cartes, plagiarism of, 393 and 394.
Destiny, the Fates and the Furies resorted to by the ancient tragic
Dongola, frontier of, agriculture and manners of its inabitants, 116.
Edgeworth, Richard Lovel, memoirs of, 121-character of the work,
122-interesting extracts from, 123-death of his wife, and se-
cond marriage, 134—his kind treatment of a Scotch girl, 135—
his taste for mechanics, 136-his speculations on the Telegraph,
137-mode of educating his children, 138-obtained a seat in
Parliament, ib.-makes his debut in Parliament, 140-goes with
his family to Paris, and result of his comparison of the old and the
new state of that city, 141-account of the change of society in
Ireland, 142-his studies on Education in general, 144.
Education, New Plan of, in England,-the importance of the subject,
214-the inquiries of the Education Committee laid the foundation
of this plan, 215-the information of great value-construction of
the work described, 216-table of the state of education in Eng-
land, 217—in Scotland, 219—an absurd statement in the news-
papers, ib.-the benefits of education admitted, ib.-two objec-
tions to the interference of Government in the instruction of the
people, founded on fallacious grounds, 220-the principle of leav-
ing things to themselves, ignorantly urged, 222-extended to an
absurd length, 223-applies only to the education of the rich, 224
-country districts not populous nor rich enough to maintain a
teacher, ib.—even in towns a difficulty occurs, 225-the objec-
tors say, again, trust to private beneficence, if not to the poor
themselves a most fallacious argument, 226-facts, then, are ap-
pealed to, and decide the question, 227-the Tables show the want
of education in England, ib.-state of education in other countries,
228-the labours of the British and Foreign School Society, and
of the National Society, more particularly referred to, 229-their
labours subject to fluctuation, and limited in extent, 230-in what
their usefulness consists, 232-their operations ought to be con-
fined to the metropolis, 233-especially of the British and Foreign
School Society, ib.-a symptom of the aversion of the British So-
ciety to any Parliamentary proceedings connected with education,
235-preceding arguments illustrated in a quotation from Civil
and Christian Economy,' 236-Mr Brougham's new plan describ-
ed, 239-strong reasons for its connexion with the Church Esta-
blishment, 246-the Dissenter objects to the increased power it
will give to the Church, greatly overrated, 247-fears that all
children will be made Churchmen, 249-contends that the priests
and the bishops have too great sway in it, 250-other objections
considered, 251-confidence in the liberality of Dissenters in ge-
neral, expressed, 253-the interference of the parson and the
bishop recognised in our Scotch scheme, 254.
Farington, Mr, his Memoirs of the Life of Sir Joshua Reynolds, 79
-fallacy of his maxims, 80-his account of the state of art in this
country about half a century ago, 88-chief object of his book, 108.
France, difficulty of tracing the causes of the changes of, 2-division
of property in, and exclusive privileges abolished at the Revolu-
tion, 3-establishments of education in, abolished at the Revolu-
tion, and what afterwards substituted in its place, 4-taxable pro-
perties in, 5-number of trials, condemnations and acquittals for
the whole kingdom of, from 1813 to 1818, with a similar state-
ment for the same years in England, 9-judicial organization of,
10-love of equality in, 11-of whom the army was composed till
the Revolution in, 15-nobility of, how discredited, 16-finance
of, a profound mystery, 17-Hotel Dieu in, description of, 18-
state of, under Louis XVI., 19-character of the Revolution in,
20-sentiments of M. de Pradt concerning, 22-Chamber of De-
puties in, of whom it consists, and how often renewed, 24-a-
mount of the Civil list in, 24-violent controversies in, 25-amount
of voting proprietors in, paying 300 francs, and great preponder
ance of political power in great proprietors, 26-a republic, how
it would end in, 27-declaration of General Foy respecting, 29-
prejudices in, against the noblesse, ib.-unfavourable results of
the late elections in, to what imputed, 30-immense number of
paupers on the high roads of, 32-dwellings of the agricultural
labourers in, compared with those of the English, 34-who re-
garded as the aristocracy in, 34-liberal institutions by what means
to be encouraged in, 36-doctrinaires in, opinions of, 38-patri-
monial property, how disposed of in, 39-upon whom the esta、
blishment of a good government now depends, ib.
French Novels, 372.
Gases, (inflammable), two, the one called olefiant, and the other light
hydrocarburet, are contained, besides other substances, in the pro-
ducts of pit-coal distilled, 431-olefiant gas decomposed in a very
simple and beautiful manner, 433-oil gas the best, but too ex-
pensive, 438-heating powers of gases, ib.-vide Brande.
Governments, are the growth of time, not the invention of ingenuity,
Grattan, high eulogium upon, 337.
Gravity, how the decrease of, from the Equator to the Poles, may
be found, 347-greater than it ought to be by the theory, ib.
Greece, Antient, circumstances in, adverse to writers of tragedy,
271-the attributes, relationships, and characters of the Heathen
Deities, an exhaustless source to the comic poet in, 273-the very
land for Comedy, 274-abuse of the ancient comedy of, by Plu-
tarch, 276-remarks on that species of composition, 310.
Hazlitt, Mr William, Lectures on the Drama, 438-has himself
partly to blame if he has not generally met with impartial justice,
ib.-possesses one noble quality, at least, for the office he has
chosen, 439-some of the causes which have diminished the influ-
ence of the faculties of, originate in his mind itself,-these briefly
specified, 440-the present work of, has more of continuity and
less of paradox than his previous writings, 441-combats, in his
first lecture, the notion that Shakespeare's contemporaries were of
an order far below him, ib.-investigates that development of poe-
tical feeling which forms his theme, 442-eulogy by, on that fresh
delight books ever yield us, 444-does not mete the same measure
to Ford as to others, 445-fallacious assumption of, in his criti-