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Confirmation, importance of, 100.

the children of the poor in London, 107
Courtenay (T. P. Esq.), Treatise on the -number of uneducated children in
Poor Laws, 79. See Poor.

London in 1816, 500.
Cow-pox of Gloucestershire, 368, 369— Edward VI. (King), interesting anecdote

statement of the evidence for and against of, 86, 87.
inoculation with it, as a preventive of the Egerian grottos poetically described, 225.
small-pox, 370—374.

Egypt, antiquities of. See Belzoni, Cavag-
Criminals, number of, committed in dif- lia, Davison, Pyramids, Sphinx.-Inac-

ferent parts of Great Britain, 94-causes curacy of the great French work on,
of the increase of juvenile criminals, 92 proved, 419-422.
--escape of several criminals from legal Travels in. See Light.
flaws, 116, 117.

Elepbantina, island of, present state of,
Cromwell (Oliver), death and funeral of, 183.

31—confusion consequent on that event, Elm-tree, uses of, 49.
31, 32.

Etiquette (court), amusing instance of,
Croydon, charities at, misrepresented by 467.

Mr. Brougham, 524, 525—the real slate Evelyn (John), Memoirs of, 1-anecdotes
of them, 525–528.

of his father, 2, 4--account of his stu-

dies at the university, 3-serves in the

Dutch army, 5-travels in France and
Dangeau (Marquis de), Abrégé des Mé-

Italy, 6—14--returns to England, 15%
moires du, 460—biographical anecdotes account of his improvements at Sayes
of him, 461, 462-character of his wife, Court, 17-fate of them, 45, 46—re-
463—and of the marquis himself, 464- marks on the state of gardening in the
instance of his skill in play, 465, 466– seventeenth century, 18–22-picture of
real value of this work, 467 --remarks ou fanaticism during the rebellion, 23, 24-
its editors, 476–478.

Evelyn's reflections on it, 25—interesting
Davison (Mr.), observations of, on Egyptian letter of Bishop Taylor to him, 26-cha-

antiquities, 391, 392—description of his racter of Mrs. Evelyn, 26, 27-affecting
descent into the well in the great Pyra- letters of Mr. Evelyn ou the death of a
mid of Ghiza, 392, 393—his discovery child, 28, 29—his pursuits during the re-
of a second chamber in that pyramid, bellion, 31, 32-account of Charles II.'s

restoration, 33—noble conduct of Evelyn
Deir, in Nubia, notice of antiquities at, 184.

during the plague, 35, 36—his descrip-

tion of the fire of London, 37-40-sin-

cerity of his friendship, 42—integrity of
Education Committee of the House of Con- his public conduct, 43, 44-domestic

mons, reports of, 492-- its origin, institu- calanities, 45—his piety, 46—death, ib.
tion, and progress, 495-500-abstract -analysis of his • Sylva,' or Discourse
of its minutes of evidence respecting the on Forest Trees, 47-54.
poor, especially of the metropolis, 500,

501--its attack upon the National So-
ciety, 503-coincidence of it with the Fielding, (Henry) anecdote of, 127, 128.

Fire of London, described, 37—40.
Edinburgh Review, 504—Sketch of its Fossil wood of Iceland, description of, 317,
inquiries and proceedings relative to the

318.--Fossil wood discovered in other
education of the lower orders of the me.

countries, 319.
tropolis, 504—508-remarks on the want France, treatment of, by the Allied Sover.
of decorum in the Committee in extend-
ing their inquiries into the education of Fulton (Robert), account of the Torpedo

reigns, vindicated, 158_162.
the higher orders, 508_511-and on the

invented by, 348, 349.His ingratitude
conduct of the Committee, as well as the

to England, 349-attempts to introduce
inexpediency of extending its powers to

the Torpedo into the English service, 350
all charitable institutions, and on the
constitution of the Act of Parliament pro-

--proofs that Fulton was not the inven-

tor of Steam-Boats, though he improved
posed by Mr. Brougham for appointing

the application of steam to the purposes
Commissioners to inquire iuto the educa-

of Canal Navigation, 352-355.
tion of the poor, 542--560.
Education of the poor, provision for, nego

Funeral of George 11., described, 126, 127.
lected the Reformation, 86—88—

good education a principal remedy for Galley Slaves at Marseilles, account of, 8.
the existing evils among the poor, 92- Genesis ii. 21, 22, pretended new version
101-probable expense of educating all of, 263-collation of it with ancient ver-
duct of the Icelandic clergy, 298-state
George III. anecdotes of, 66, 127.


sions, 263, 264-critical analysis of the Hulls (Jonathan) the inventor of Steam-
original Hebrew of this verse, 264–266 Boats, 354, 355.
-examination of Mr. Bellamy's transla-

tion of Gen. vi. 6. 267—271—of Gen. Iceland, former state of, 291-its present
xxii. 2. 271-272-and of Gen, ii. 3, 4, state, 292—population, 293—volcanic

5, 23, 24-and of Gen. i. 273-277. origin, ib.-physical appearance, 294
Genoese, character of, in the 17th century, climate, 295—its ancient government,
9, 10.

296mpunishments, 297-introduction of
George II. (King) Funeral of described, Christianity, 297, 298,-exemplary con-

of Education, 299-excellent character
Geyser, or boiling spring of Iceland, de- of the Icelanders, ib. 300_interior of
scribed, 304-306.

their houses described, 300--their diet,
Gibbons, the sculptor, anecdote of, 50. 301—their mode of salutation, 303—
Giles's (St.), Schools for educating the hospitality, 308_Travels in, see Hen-

lower Irish, opposition made to, by the derson.
Romish priests, 109.

Images, anciently painted, 240, 241.
Gladiator (Dying), exquisite description Indiana territory, character of the settlers
of, 226.

of, 67.
Gustavus III. King of Sweden, account of Inoculation for Small Pox, first practised in
the death of, 385, 386.

China, 363—its progress through Eu.

rope, 364, 365—particularly in England,
Hazlitt (William), Lectures on the English 365, 366—plans of treatment adopted

Poets, 424-general character of the work, by the inoculator Sutton, 366, 367.
ib.—434~its plan, 425–-definitions of Inscription (ancient) on Pompey's pillar,
poetry, 426, 427—remarks thereon, 428 explained, 239, 240-translation of one,

-his astronomical allusions inapplicable 245—copies and translations of several,
and incorrect, 429-defects of his paral- on the Egyptian Sphinx, 411–415.
lels between great poets,430—his assertion Institute (French), anecdote of their jea-
that the progress of experimental philo- lousy of the progress of England in
sophy has checked poetical enthusiasm, science and the arts, 195, note.
disproved, 430, 431–-examinations of Ipsambul, successful researches in the tem-
some of his criticisms, 432, 433.

ple of, by M. Belzoni, 423, 424.
Heckla (Mount) present state of, 315. Ireland (Rev. Dr.) Letter to Mr. Broughanı,
Henderson (Dr.), Journal of his residence 493—his satisfactory account of the

in Iceland, 291-object of his journey Charities at Croydon, 525–527—vindi-
there, 302-abstract of his travels, 303, cation of himself, 528.
et seq.-description of the new Geyser, James II. (King) anecdote of, 467—his ill
304, 303, 306—his arrival at Holum, treatment of the natural children of
306-interview with Thorlakson, the Charles II. 468, 469—sincerity of his
Icelandic poet and translator of Milton, conversion to the Roman Catholic faith,
307, 308- Icelandic hospitality, 308– 470-account of his death, 471, 472.
visit to other hot springs, 309—notice of Jomard (M), illiberality of, towards M.
the volcanic mountain, Krabla, and of Belzoni, detected, 193, 194—his hosti-
the obsidian mountain, 310, 311-de- lity to England exposed, 194, 195—and
scription of the eruption of the Skedera his statements relative to Egyptian and
Yokul, in 1783, 313, 314-notice of the Nubian antiquities, falsified by the re-
volcanic mountain Heckla, 315—and of searches of M. Belzoni, 419-426.
the Aurora Borealis, ib.-description of Keats (John) Endymion, a poetical ro-
the rock-wood, called Surturbrand, 317, mauce, 204-the author a copyist of Mr.

318, 319-character of the work, 321. Hunt, 205_observations on his preface,
Hobhouse's (Mr.) notes on Childe Harold, ib.-- probable fable of the poem, 205,
strictures on, 231, 232.

206-specimens of it, with remarks, 206
Horticulture, state of, in the seventeenth 208.
century, 20, 21.

Krabla, a volcanic mountain of Iceland,
Hospitality of the Icelanders, 308.

notice of, 311.
Hot Springs of Iceland, notices of, 304–

306, 309.

Libraries of Constantinople, real state of,
Hoxton, improvements among the poor of,

237, 238.
by the establishment of a school there, Light (Capt.) Travels in Egypt, Nubia,
104, 105.

&c., 178–plan and execution of his
Pp 3


work, 178, 179-preseirt state of Alexan- | Murders, remarks on the increase of, 117,
dria, 180-arrives at Cairo, 181--inter- 113.
view with the Kiaya Bey, ib.-arrives at Myers (Thomas), remarks on education,
Siout, 182—notice of the slave market &c. 79.
there, ib.--account of the island of Ele- ' Mysterious Mother of Horace Walpole,
pharitina, 183—antiquities at Deir, 184 character of, 122.
-observations on the natives of Nubia,

185, 186—description of the ruins of

National Schools, probable expense of, for
Carnac, 187—visit of Captain Light to

the metropolis, 107—-benefits resulting
the mummy pits of the ancient Thebans,

from their general adoption, 108—proof
118—striking resenıblance between the

that they are schools for all, 110—the
temples of India and those of Egypt,
188, 189.

society, for establishing them vilified in

the Edinburgh Review, in the report of
Lincoln (Bishop of) vindicated from the

the Education Committee, and by Mr.
charges of Mr. Brougham, 519–522.
London, ravages of the plague in, 35, 36–

Brougham, 502-504-proofs that the

children of Dissenters are not only not
description of the fire in 1666, 37—40.
London (Bishop of), 'eulogium on, 563.

excluded from them, but that they are
Lonsdale (Lord) vindicated from the at-

actually taught in these schools, 505,
tacks of Mr. Brougham, 537--538.

506—scantiness of its meaus compared
Louis XIV. and his court, description of Newcastle (Duke of) anecdotes of, 126,

with the benefits it has conferred, 508.
at Versailles, 465, 466—anecdotes of his

liberality, 473.
Louis XVIII, address of the Prince Regent

Newton (Sir Isaac) puny attempts to ex-

pose the errors of, 376-379.
to, 468.
Lower classes, cause of the moral deterio-Ney (Marshal), justly condemned, 149–

159_remarks on his case, 479, 480.
ration of, 81.

Nicholl (S. W.) summary of the report and

evidence, relative to the Poor Laws, 79.
Macirone (Count), incorrectness of his

See Poor.
statements relative to the death of Ge. Nubia, observations on the character of the
neral Murat, 490—-492.

inhabitants of, 185, 186—notice of Tra-
Maina, a district of inodern Greece, ac-

vels in. See Light--researches of M.
count of, 235--form of government, ib.

Belzoni, 425, 426.

-character of the Mainiots, 236—their
religion, ib.--condition of their women,

Oak tree, various uses of, 48, 49.
236, 237.

Obsidian mountain of Iceland, 311.
Manuscripts (Greek), notice of, 238. O'Reilly (Bernard, Esq.) voyage to Green-
Memoirs, observations on the value of, 460,

land and the adjacent seas, 208-identi-

ty of the author ascertained, 209-his
Mere (Lincolnshire), real state of the cha-

charge against the masters and mates of
rity at, 518-520.

Greenland ships, of falsifying their logs
Mice, economical, of Iceland, notice of,

and journals, refuted by fact, 209, 210
309, 310.

non-existence of the Linnean Isles,
Milman (Rev. H. H.) Samor, or the Lord

pretended to be discovered by him, 210
of the Bright City, a poem, 328-plan of

-curious contradiction exposed, 211–
the work, 331, 332-specimens of it,

specimen of his etymological skill, 212,
with remarks, 332-345-observations

213—other curious blunders of this au-
on its excellencies and defects, 345, 346.

thor, 213, 214.
Ministers, conduct of, defended against the

insinuations of Mr. Brougham, 511. Paintings of the ancient Egyptians, remarks
Monasteries of Mount Athos, notice of, on, 404, 405.
238, 239.

Palatine, Mount,poetical description of, 225.
Monk (Professor), vindication of the Uni- Paris, description of, in the 17th century,

versity of Cambridge, from the reflections 6—8.

of Sir J. E. Smith, 434. See Smith. Parry (Mr.) remarks on the erroneous
Moore (James), History of Small Pox and statement of, respecting a charity at
of Vaccination, 357-merit of his treatises, Wiudsor, 556, 557.

375. See Small Pox, Vaccination. Peasautry (English) state of, after the sub-
Mummy Pits of ancient Thebes, 188. version of the feudal system, 80.
Murat, (General) death of, shewn to have Phillips (Sir Richard) essays on the phe-
been legal, 490-492.

nomena of the Universe, 375-— his modest


pretensions, 575, 576—account of his

puny efforts to subvert the Newtonian St. Bees School, state of, according to Mr.
philosophy, 376—379.

Brougham, 535, 536-real state of the
Plague, ravages of, in London, 35, 36.

case, 536–538.
Pocklington School, state of, as represented Salt (Mr.) observations of, on the sculpture

by Mr. Brougham, 528, 529—the real paintings of the ancient Egyptians, 404,
facts of the case, 529,530.

Poetical criticism, ancient and present state Saving Banks, advantages of, illustrated,
of, 329. 331.

103, 104.
Pompey's Pillar, remarks on, 239, 240. Sayes Court, improvements of, by Evelyn,
Poor, ancient character of, 80-the num- 17,18~its subsequent fate, 45, 46.

ber of unnecessary public houses, a cause Scolding, night school for, in St. Giles's,
of their increase, 82-84-other causes 111, note.
of the increase of pauperism, 85, 86— Scott (Sir William), letter to, in answer to
provision for educating them neglected Mr. Brougham, 492—character of it,
at the Reformation, 86-88-remedies 500.
for correcting the existing evils of pau- Selwyn (George), anecdotes of, 125.
perisna-moral and religious education, Septuagint Greek version of the Old Testa-
92—101—the due administration of ment, when executed, 260—remarks on
good laws, 101-encouragement of the its value, 261.
industrious, 101, 102—the establishment Settlers in America, inconveniences of, 62,
of Saving Banks, 103_observations on 63, 69.
their present condition, and on the means Sévigné (Madame), interesting letter of;
and plans for promoting education among

465, 466.
them, 500-508.

Skedera Yokul, an Icelandic volcano, erup-
Preaching, fanatical, during the rebellion, tion of, described, 313, 314.
especimen of, 23.

Slave-market at Siout, notice of, 182.
Prince Regent, noble address of, to Louis Slavery, state of, in Virginia, 56, 57.
'XVIII. 468.

Small-pox, antiquity of, 358-existed in
Prisons, remarks on the former and present China, from a very remote period, 359
state of, 114, 115.

-whence it spread over Egypt, Syria
Provisions, price of, at Norfolk in Virginia, and Persia, 361 –introduced into Spain

and France by the Saracens, 362—and
Public houses, increase of, a cause of the carried to America by the Spaniards, ib.

increase of pauperisi, 82—were the -inoculation for it, first practised in
common abodes of labourers in the time China, 363—progress of it through Eu-
of James I., 83—number of, now, a rope, 364, 365-particularly in England,
nuisance, 84-reduction of their nuniber 365, 366--account of the treatment
necessary, 101.

adopted by the inoculator Sutton, 366,
Publications (New) Lists of, 282—570. 367-examination of the evidence for
Pyramid of Cephrenes, opened by Mr. Bel- and against vaccination, as a preventive
zoni, 196--plan of it, 197—description of small-pox, 370—374-cases of small-
of its interior, 198–202-potice of the pox after vaccination, 373.
bones discovered in it, 280, 281-re- Small-pox Hospital, table of the number of
marks on the design of the pyramids, patients admitted into, 373.
202, 203—the Well in the great pyramid Smith (Sir James Edward), considerations
of Ghiza explored by Mr. Davison, 392, of, respecting Cambridge and its Botani.
393—and by Mr. Caviglia, 396, 397 — cal Professorship, 434-circunstances
description of the second chanıber, 394 under which he obtained permission to
-successful researches of Mr. Caviglia, give botanical lectures at Cambridge,
in this pyramid, 399,400.

435, 436-character of his publication,

436--refutation of his assertion of the
Reformation in England, imperfections of, paramount authority of the science of

botany, 437, 438—strictures on his clas-
Richmond (Virginia) notice of, 57.

sical illustrations, 439—his observation
Roman Catholic Priests, opposition of, to refuted, relative to the admission of en-

the education of the poor, 109, 110. tire strangers to Cambridge being per-
Russia, population of, 164-smallness of mitted to lecture there, 440_his ineligi-

her revenue, 165-examination and re- bility, 441, 442—importance of a bota-
futation of the supposed danger of Eu- nical professor's religious creed being
rope from invasion by this power, 166% orthodox, 445, 446.

Sphinx (Egyptian), clearance of, from sur-


rounding rubbish, 410-copies and trans- | Walpole (Robert), Memoirs on European
Jations of various inscriptions on it, 411 and Asiatic Turkey, 931—contents of the
-413---plan of the ground covered by work, 232-account of the district of
it, 416-remarks on this colossal piece Maina, and its inhabitants, 235-237–
of sculpture, 417.

of the libraries at Constantinople, 237,
Spital (Lincolnshire) charity, state of, ac- 238-monastery at Mount Athos, 239—
cording to Mr. Brougham, 519-its real notice of Pompey's Pillar, ib.—ancient
state, 521, 522.

jiescription explained, 240-proof that
Steam-boat, American, described, 57– the Greeks painted their statues, 240,

proof that Mr. Fulton was not the in- 241—on the gold and silver coinage of

ventor of steam-boats, 352–355. Attica, 242, 243-antiquities discovered
Surturbrand, or rock-wood of Iceland, ac. at Amyclæ, explained, 244-translation
count of, 317, 318.

of an ancient inscription, 245—-strictures

on the execution of the volume, 245, 246.
Taverns, American, described, 56–60. Washington (City), notice of, 61.
Temples of India and Egypt, striking re.

Well in the Great Pyramid of Ghiza, de-
semblance between, 188, 189.

scent of Mr. Davison into, 392, 393—
Thebes, visit to the mummy pits of, 188.

successfully explored by M. Caviglia,
Theobalds, ancient and present state of, 18.

396, 397.
Thorlakson, a Danish Puet, anecdote of, Wilson (Sir Robert), Sketch of the Mili-

Willow-tree, uses of, 51.
307, 308.
Timber-trees, observations on the various tary and Political Power of Russia, 131

-his assertions relative to the campaign
uses and culture of, 48–52.
Torpedo invented by Fulton, notice of, 348,

of 1812 corrected, 138-causes of Buo-

naparte's overthrow, 139—Sir R. Wilson's

account of his conduct in 1814, 142-
Trinity College (Cambridge), curious in-

terpretation of the statutes of, 541. his statement respecting the battle of
Tuileries, state of, in the seventeenth cen-

Waterloo, 146–148--the fitness of Mar:

shal Ney's condemnation proved, 149–

152—479, 480—the conduct of the
Vaccination first discovered by Dr. Jenner,

allies towards Norway, Saxony, and cer-

tain parts of Italy, vindicated, 153—153
369—-statements of the evidence for, and

-and towards France, 158-162-exa-
against, its power, as a preventive of

mination of his assertions relative to the
small-pox, 370–374.
Venice, former greatness of, poetically de-

danger of Europe from the power and

ambition of Russia, 164-177.
scribed, 221, 222, observations on the

Letter to his cousti-
former government of that state, 223.

tuents, 478-examination of his state-
Virginia, prices of provisions in, 56%

ment of his services in Portugal and
description of a Virginian tavern, ib.-

Spain, 480—485-account of the action
account of the town of Richmond, in that

at Banos, 487–490.
state, 57.

Winchester College, disrespectful treatment

of, by Mr. Broughan, 539, 540, notes.
Walnut-tree, uses of, 49. 60:

Womail, oř Pour et Contre, a tale, 321–
Walpole (Hon. Horace), Letters of, to Mr. object of the author, 322—sketch of the

Montague, 118--character of the writer, tale, 323–325— specimens of its absur-
118,119_his vanity, 120, 121-remarks dities, 326, 327—advice to the author,
on his Mysterious Mother,' and · Castle 328.
of Otranto,'122--on his ' Reminiscences' Women, advantage of giving them the en-
of the Reigns of George I. and II., 123 tire disposal of their earnings, 101, 102.
-character of his · Letters, 124-anec- Wood (Rev. Dr.), extraordinary examina-
dotes of Lord Balmerino, and Lady tion of, hy the Education Committee,
Townshend, 125-description of the fu. with remarks, 531-535.
neral of George II., 126-anecdote of
his present Majesty, 127—of Henry

Fielding, 127, 128-confession of an old Yeovil charities, misrepresented by Mr.
worldling, 129—anecdote of fashionable Brougham, 523.
life, 129, 130.


tury, 5.

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