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ALLEN'S (W.) Colonies at home, 353; be-
neficial results of his experimental esta-
blishment, 382.

Allen's (Dr.) Psalms and Hymns for Public
Worship, containing all those of dr. Watts
which are deemed valuable, &c., 265;
the monopoly formerly conceded to dr.
Watts exists no longer, ib.; Wesley's
annoyance at the alterations made in the
hymns of his brother and himself, 266;
previous publication of Watts's hymns
in America, 267 et seq.; dr. Allen's
justification of the alterations which he
has made in them, 269; the attempt to
subject the compositions of dr. Watts
to the rigid laws of modern versification,
a sacrilege against taste, 270; instances
of injudicious alteration, 271; specimens
of dr. Allen's original hymns, 272 et
Anti-Slavery Reporter, July, 1836, 256;

working of the Abolition Act, ib.; ne-
cessity of vigilance on the part of the
friends of the negro, ib.; attempts to
evade the statute, 257; lord Sligo's
statement as to the industry of the
negro population, 258; good behaviour
of the apprentices, as testified by the
several governors, ib.

Back's narrative of the Arctic Land Ex-
pedition to the mouth of the Great Fish
river, &c., in the years 1833-1835, 417;
the early proceedings of the expedition,
418; traditionary tale illustrative of the
Indian notions, 419; interesting illus-
tration of the instinct of animals, 421;
perilous navigation of the Thlew-ee-choh,
422; return of the expedition, 423.
Barnes's notes on the Gospels, 61; on the

5th chapter of Matthew, 77 et seq.
Barrow's tour round Ireland in 1835, 353;
misery of the Irish pauper, 374.
Bell's history of British quadrupeds,

536; popular notions concerning the
bat, 539 et seq.; the history of the cat,
Bickersteth's remarks on the progress of
Popery, 57; its progress in Great Bri-

tain, ib.; some over-statement in this
matter, ib.; the author's account of the
causes of its progress, 58 et seq.; among
the special difficulties in contending with
it, is corrupted Protestantism,' 60;

moral and religious claims of the colo-
nies, 61.

Book of the Denominations, or the churches
and sects of Christendom in the 19th
century, 225; brief notice of Evans's
"sketch of all religions," ib.; Adams's
"religious world displayed," and Wil-
liams's "dictionary of all religions,”
226; the diversity of opinion among
Christians furnishes no argument against
the Divine character of the Gospel, ib.;
extract, 227; error in statement regard-
ing the Greek church, 228; the denomi-
nations of Protestantism, 229; the au-
thor's arrangement defective, 230; his
remarks on the established church, 231;
the king as the head of the church, 232
et seq.

Boothroyd's Holy Bible, 142; as the pro-
duction of an individual, this improved
version is an immense achievement, ib.;
aim of the translator, 143; Jacob's dying
benediction and prophecy, 144 et seq.;
opinion of the work, 146; further ex-
tracts, ib. et seq.

Bread of the first fruits, or short meditations

on select passages of scripture for every
day in the week, 259; nature of the
work, ib.

Bulmer's hymns, original and select, 265;
the principles laid down by him, 275;
his alterations of dr. Watts's hymns,
276; mr. Bulmer's argument erroneous,
ib.; his rules further dissected, 277;
arrangement of the volume, 278; speci-
mens of the hymns, 279 et seq.
Bunyan, Conder's biographical sketch of,


Bush's questions and notes, critical and
practical, upon the book of Genesis, 61.
questions and notes, critical and
practical, upon the book of Exodus, 61;
extracts, 68 et seq.

Carey's memoir of William Carey, D.D.,
late missionary to Bengal, &c., 449 ;* on
contemporary memorials, ib.; erroneous
plan of this work, 450; on dr. Carey's
letter-writing, 451; an estimate of his
character founded on these letters would
be far from a true one, 452; the design
of the publication, ib.; impression which
this volume is likely to produce, 453;
summary view of dr. Carey's character
by his biographer, 454; professor Wil-
son's description of his labours, ib. et seq.;
and his general estimate of dr. Carey's
character, 458; mr. Eustace Carey's
negative description of him, ib.; con-
trasted with mr. Jonathan Carey's ac-
count, 459; dr. Carey's engaging in
missionary enterprise strangely attri-
buted to easiness of character, 460;
his character discussed, 461; he was in
reality the prime-mover and mainspring
of missionary enterprise, 462; the in-
fluence of his high and holy example,
468; subjects which should have been
discussed by the biographer of Carey,

Carlile's use and abuse of creeds and con-
fessions of faith, 517; observations on
the solemn league and covenant, 525;
unqualified subscription to the West-
minster confession required by the synod
of Ulster, 526; ostensible motive of
this innovation, 527; confession of faith
in lieu of subscription to human creeds
or articles, has been hitherto the peculiar
privilege of non-established churches, ib.;
the former practice defended by the
learned dr. Chandler, 528; the manner
in which human creeds have been framed,
529 et seq.; evidence of the inefficiency
of creeds supplied by the history of the
church, 532 et seq.; the Independent
and Baptist churches cited as proofs of
unity of doctrine maintained without
subscription to human formularies, 534;
objections to the Westminster confession,
ib.; popish dogmas contained in it, 535;
folly and guilt of requiring subscription
to such principles aggravated by the cir-
cumstances of Ireland, ib.; author's
appeal to the presbyterians of Ireland,

Caunter's oriental annual, 438; extract,

445; opinion of the volume, 446.
Church, the Protestant, in Holland and
England. See Fliedner's collecting


Clarke's (rev. J. B. B.) account of the
infancy, religious and literary life of
Adam Clarke, LL.D., &c., 396; in-
tolerant spirit of the church of England
against the first Methodists, 397;

conduct of Methodists towards Dissent-
ers, 398; operations and character of
Methodists as a religious body, 399;
religion the gate to true learning, 400;
difficulties at the commencement of Adam
Clarke's career, 401; letters from mr.
Hand, an alchemist, 408 et seq.; some
account of mrs. Mary Freeman Shepherd,
411; letters from mrs. Shepherd, 412
et seq.; mr. Drew's opinion of dr. Clarke,
416; Clarke, Watson, and Drew com-
pared, ib.

Conder's life of Bunyan, 82.

See Harris's Mammon.
Love of money. Treffry.
Creeds and confessions, use and abuse of;
see Carlile.

Davidson's pocket commentary, consisting
of critical notes on the Old and New
Testament, 61; the compiler's plan and
design, 71; his notes on the 4th chapter
of Genesis, ib. et seq.; the compiler mis-
taken in his notes on the Psalms, 75;
notes on the 5th chapter of Matthew, ib.
et seq.

Doddridge's family expositor, 352.

Drew's life, character, and literary labours
of Samuel Drew, A.M., 396; his intel-
lectual capacity developed by the in-
fluence of divine grace upon his heart,
401; his struggles and his ardent love
of knowledge, 404; he is accused of
Calvinism, 405; supposed cause of this
accusation, 406; the Methodists' a pe-
culiar people,' 407; the mind of mr.
Drew was distinguished by its originality,
408; his opinion of dr. Clarke, 416.

Ellis's Christian keepsake and missionary
annual, 438; lines on Tintern Abbey, ib.;
'lead us not into temptation,' 440.

memoirs of mrs. Ellis, 251; a lovely
example of devotedness to the missionary
cause, ib.; her early attachment to it,
252; her marriage, and departure for
the South Seas, 253; mrs. Ellis's feel-
ings on her removal from the Society
Islands to the Sandwich Islands, 254;
her return to England, 255; her pro-
tracted sufferings borne with exemplary
patience, ib.; character of the volume,

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of the church constitution, &c., (German,)
169; merits of the work, ib.; notice of
its author, 170; difficulties of his con-
gregation, ib.; causes of his tour and
its results, 171; necessity of caution in
estimating the motives of others ex-
emplified, 172; peculiar instance of re-
ligious zeal at Amsterdam, ib.; public
services of religion in the Dutch churches,
173; constitution of the established re.
form church, 174; comparative view of
theological education in Holland and
Prussia, ib.; description of Rotterdam,
175 et seq.; contemplative character of
the author, 177; the friendliness of
nature appreciated by him, 178; the
Downs of Haarlem, 179; the water-
country between Dort and Gorkum, ib.
et seq.; voyage from Amsterdam to
Friesland, 181; the Friesland dialect
related to the English language, 182 et
seq.; notice of Harlingen, 185; female
costume in Friesland, 186; interior of a
farm-house, 187; the improvisatore, De
Clercq, 188; his religious faith, 189;
important differences among the Pro-
testant clergy of Holland previously to
1609, 308; struggle between the Goma-
rists and the Arminians or remonstrants,
309; the religious parties in Holland
after the revocation of the edict of
Nantes, 310; present actual condition of
the several denominations, 311; the
Dutch reformed, or old established
church, 312; subscription required of its
ministerial candidates to the acknowledged
symbols of the church, 313; exceptions
stated to the examination of candidates,
ib.; the Walloon or French reformed
church, 314; differs from the Dutch
church chiefly, if not entirely, in retain-
ing the French language in the divine
service, ib.; the evangelical Lutheran
communion, ib.; complaint of the mem-
bers separating from the Amsterdam
congregation on account of the prevail-
ing neology, 315; the symbolical books
of the Lutheran church enumerated, note,
ib.; the causes of the above separation,
316 et seq.; appeal of the accused minis-
ters to the voice of the majority, 317;
present state of the restored Lutheran
congregation at Amsterdam, 319; its
spirit and principles, ib.; the Mennonites,
Baptists, or Anabaptists, 320; their his-
tory suggests a lesson of importance to
the congregational and Baptist churches
in England, 321; specimen of Menno's
theology, note, ib.; the supposition that
the congregational order of church go-
vernment presents a peculiar security
against doctrinal and other declensions is

delusive, 322; purity of communion,
324; additional warning applicable to
the Baptist churches in this country, 325;
deaconesses in use in these Mennonite
congregations, 326; the application of
female energy in the service of the
church of Christ advocated, 327; the
rite of baptism among the Mennonites,
328 et seq.; the mode of its administra-
tion among the three surviving churches
of the old Flemish Baptists slightly
differs, *322; the class of Baptists called
the Collegiants or Rynsburgers, *323;
the Jansenist communion, or the church
of Utrecht, ib.; rise and proceedings of
the party, *324; the points of difference
between the Jansenists and the Roman
Catholic church, *325; their obedience
to the pope, *326; other circumstances
connected with their church discipline,
their inconsistencies, *327; de-
scription of the principal service in the
Dutch reformed church, *328; the
mode of public worship discussed, 329;
manner of prayer, 330; power of
sympathy in devotion, 331; order of
prayer in the Dutch reformed church
very different from that of our con-
gregational churches, 331; suggestions
of mr. Walford respecting public prayer
considered, 332; worship of the con-
gregational churches as distinguished
from that of the episcopal, 333; division
of the principal prayer, 335; variations
suggested in the order of service, 336;
on the admission of responsive forms,
337; dr. Pye Smith's objection to the
utterance by plurality of voices, 338; on
the prayer after the sermon as used in the
Presbyterian and Established churches,
339; general character of pulpit minis-
trations in the Dutch reformed church,
481; the doctrines prevalent in the
larger section of that body are far from
the truth, 482; extract from a modern
Mennonite catechism, 483; extracts
from a former catechism of the same
body in a better spirit, 485 et seq.; the
declension from the pulpit to the pro-
fessor's chair, 487; similar declensions
to be found in this country, ib.; progress
of neology in England, 488; the neo-
logical views of Professor Van der Palm
set forth in his bible for the young, 489;
additional evidence of these sentiments
adduced, 490; earlier manifestations of
the declension in faith, 491; the esta-
blished church in Holland and its di-
vines, 492; professor Lampe's Theologia
Activa, 493; the Lutheran church cor-
rupted, 494; theological education in
the Dutch universities, 495; examina-

tions of the students, 497; digest of di-
vinity lectures in the university of Halle,
498 et seq.; exercises in the royal theo-
logical seminary, 500; defects in the
system of religious instruction in Ger-
many, 501; some of these particulars
applicable to our own practice, 502;
reference of these particulars to the
duties of the Lutheran and reformed
clergy, ib.; atrocious exercise of the
civil power in sacris put forth by the
king of Prussia, note, 503; duties
of the congregational pastor, 504;
neglect of instruction in psalmody, ib.;
on the importance of interchanging ex-
position with synthetical preaching, 505;
our author's complaint regarding cate-
chizing, 506; Aug. Hermann Francke
on the dearth of catechizing, 507; an
acquaintance with the popular writings on
religious subjects should be obtained by
the university pastor, 508; application of
these remarks to our own country, 509;
remedial suggestion of the appointment
of an university pastor, 510; his special
duties, ib.; Francke's parænetic lectures,
511; existing state of theological edu-
cation in this country, 512; advan-
tages on this point possessed by the
Congregational and Baptist bodies, 513;
eminent advantages of the latter body,
ib.; ought not the Congregational body
to afford equal advantages to their
students? 514; arrangements suggested,
ib. et seq.; opinion of the present work,


Forget-me-not (the), 544; its illustrations
and contents, 548.
Friendship's offering and Winter's wreath,
438; extract, 441 et seq.

Gell's topography of Rome and its vicinity,
137; his materials excellent, and know-
ledge unquestionable, ib.; the map, scien-
tific and picturesque, 138; description
of the Campagna, 139; early history
of Rome, 140; qualifications of the au-
thor, 141.

Gilbert's Christian atonement, 47; the car-
dinal doctrine of divine revelation is ap-
proached in a firm though cautious
spirit, ib.; man is designed for a different
end, and governed by different laws, than
other creatures, 48; the highest happi-
ness to be found in supreme love to
God and entire benevolence towards our
fellow creatures, 49; the interposition
of the redeemer, ib.; relation subsist-
ing between God and man, 50; the op-
ponents to the doctrine of atonement,
ib.; doctrine of vicarious suffering dis-
cussed, 51; functions and bearings

of substitution, 52; the special bearing
of atonement, 53; qualities essential in a
valid substitution, 54; character of the
work, 55.

Great metropolis (the), 423; observations
on the work, 424; different parts of the
metropolis contrasted, 425; the streets
before day-break, 426; number of people
daily entering London, ib.; probabilities
of meeting, 427; number of strangers
in London, 428; alleged ardour for
theatricals, ib.; anecdote of mr. Borth-
wick, 429; the Carlton club, ib.; gaming
houses, 430 et seq.; tragical results
of gaming, 434; the higher ranks, ib.;
religious condition of the lower classes,
435 et seq.; metropolitan periodical lite-
rature, 437; opinion of the work,

Harris's Mammon, or covetousness the sin
of the Christian church, 189; selfishness
the source of covetousness, 190; au-
thor's mode of speaking of the acts of
the Deity reprehensible, 191; nature
of covetousness described, 192-3; biblical
import of the phrase, 194; definition
of worldliness, ib.; its opposite is spiritual-
mindedness, 195; the cardinal fault of the
present essay stated, 196; difficulty of
stating the exact point at which cove-
tousness begins, 197; dangers of the
Christian in his pursuit of gain, 198;
covetousness denounced as the sin of
the church, 199; its power on the pro-
fessed servants of God, 200; justice
to man should be the basis of our cal-
culations, 201; the composition of
true liberality, 202; present predomi-
nance of covetousness in Britain, ib.;
the love of Christ as an incentive to
liberality, 205; opinion of the work,


Heath's book of beauty, 544; its em-
bellishments, 546; contributors, 547.

picturesque annual, 544.
Hemans's (Felicia) poetical remains, 31;
critical estimate of her productions by
her biographer, 32; her style of thought
and feeling, 33; her early life, ib.;
causes of her separation from capt. He-
mans slurred over by the biographer, 35;
notice of her poems published at this
period, 36; estimation of her poems
in America, 37; her visit to Scot-
land, ib.; removal to Dublin, 38; her
health declines, ib.; letter relating to
the state of her health, ib.; the sabbath
sonnet,' her last composition, 39; reli-
gious subjects acquire a deeper interest
in her mind, 40; beautiful lines to her
mother's bible, ib.; "the wish," 41 ; “ the


mountain winds," 42; despondency and
aspiration, 43 et seq. And see Lawrence's
last autumn, &c.

Henslow's botanist. See Maund.

Holden's Christian expositor, or practical
guide to the study of the holy scriptures,
61; his exposition of chapter iv. of Ge-
nesis, 65 et seq.

Holland, tour in; see Fliedner.
Hoppus's sketches on the continent in 1835,
464; description of Soleure, 465; sketch
of the Mer de Glace, 466; progress of
the Protestant faith in Belgium, 468;
proposal to publish the new testament in
the vulgar tongue, 462; state of religion
in Germany, ib.; theology of Germany
corrupted by infidel speculations, 470 et
seq.; a change for the better is now
working in her theological character,
472; government of the church in Prus-
sia, 473; sketch of Napoleon at his
zenith, and his downfall, 475; opinion
of the work, 476.
Hymn-books; see psalms and hymns.

Illustrations of the pilgrim's progress, with
extracts from the work, and descriptions
of the plates by Bernard Barton, and a
biographical sketch of the life and writings
of Bunyan, by Josiah Conder, 82; the
illustrations, ib.; mr. Barton's description
of the escape from Giant Despair, ib. ;
the pilgrims,' 83; Bunyan's refusal to
desist from preaching, 84.

Ireland, state of. See Stanley's Ireland;
Kennedy, Real grievance, &c.
Irons's whole question of final causes, 111;
author's aversion to Calvinism, ib.; he
has exchanged one species of ultra-
Calvinism for another, 112; on the de-
molition of the church establishment, 113;
Romanism, as a religion, 115; liberalism,
its true origin, 116; the progress of
popery and infidelity to be attributed to
the deficient discharge of the sacred
duties of the clergy, 117; the Catholics
regarded as Helots, 118; real object of
the book is to expose the imputed deism
or infidelity of lord Brougham, ib.; qua-
lifications of the author, 119; his anim-
adversions on Paley's illustration of the
watch, 119-121.

Jackson's memoirs of the life and writings
of the rev. Richard Watson, late secre-
tary to the Wesleyan Missionary Society,
396; effects of Watson's conversion on
his intellectual character, 400; his ar-
dour in the pursuit of knowledge, 402;
the difficulties in his course, 403; his
alleged heterodoxy, 405; opinion of the
work, 416.

Jennings's landscape annual for 1837. See
Roscoe's tourist in Spain.

Jesse's Angler's Rambles, 537; deriva-
tions of the present names of the British
rivers, 542.

Jireh, a scene in the pastoral life of the
author, 345; extract, ib.

Keepsake (the), for 1837, 544; its illustra-
tions, 545; contributors, 546.
Kennedy's instruct, employ, don't hang
them; or, Ireland tranquillized, 353;
his remarks on the diabolical law' li-
miting the period of leases, &c., 376;
the destitution of the Irish peasantry to
be justly attributed to the misconduct of
the landed proprietors, 377; pauperism
fostered for political purposes,
might have been done for the peasantry,
378; waste lands must be brought
into cultivation, 379; mischievous prin-
ciples of the tithe bills relating to Ire-
land, 381; author's energetic appeal
to the lords of the soil', 382 et seq.;
what has Protestantism done for Ireland?


Keyworth's pocket expositor of the New
Testament, 61; notes on the fifth chap-
ter of Matthew, 80 et seq.

Laborde's journey through Arabia Petræa
to Mount Sinai, and the excavated city
of Petra, 1; alterations affecting the
genuineness of the translation, 2; Egyp-
tian cemetery and ruined temple sup-
posed to belong to a mining establish-
ment, ib.; Dahab conjectured to be the
Midian of Jethro, 3; this conjecture has
nothing to recommend it to attention, 4;
caravan route from the Red Sea to Je-
rusalem, ib.; translator confounds Wady
Garandel with the Wady Gharendel of
Burckhardt, and Girondel of Niebuhr, 5;
the saphan of the Scriptures mistaken
for the gazelle, ib.; approach to Petra, 6;
ruins of cemeteries, &c., 7; the deco-
rations of the grave adapted to blunt the
idea of death, 8; date of these se-
pulchral excavations, ib.; that Petra was
at a very early period a commercial en-
trepôt is historically certain, 9; natural
boundaries of this territory, 10; occasion
of its ruin, ib.; one of the remarkable
excavations stated by capt. Mangles to
have evidently been used as a Christian
church, ib.; the archives of Petra have
perished, 11; author's departure from
Petra to Akaba, ib.; remains of a theatre,
and other vestiges of a suburb, near Wady
Moosa, ib.; the theatre supposed to have
been applicable to naval games, 12;
doubts upon that point, ib.; Ameimé, ‘a

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