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duty of dissenters at the present crisis,
Afghans, history of, 431; their descent
from king Saul, ib.
Africa, North, the land of mystery and ro-
mance, 3; correspondence on the Ethio.
pian Sea, and the ancient Atlantide
Island, 1; Ibn Batouta's travels in, 10.
Age, the, a poem, 161; character of the
work, with extracts, 163.
Aids to development, 142; character of this
Alfred's (king) Anglo Saxon version of
Boethius de Consolatione Philosophiæ,
character of, 399; his additions to the
will, with a translation and notes,
Almanac, the lady's, a tasteful annual, 557.
America, its recent discovery, 365; its re-
action upon Europe, 369; its remark-
able character, ib.; its population, 370;
its commerce, 372; cause of republic-
anism, 375; necessarily pacific, 377;
Sabbath in, 390; resemblance between
the English and American institutions,
392; condition of women in, 395.
American Indians, their origin, 116; coin-
cidences between their customs and those
of the Jews, 119; diversities among
them, 125 ; languages of, 126.
Americans as they are, character of this
work, 389; Sabbath in America, 390.
Americans, notions of the, by a travelling
bachelor, 365; religion in America, 379;
character of this work, 389; condition of
women in America, 395.
Amulet, the, extracts from, 450.
Andes, the, 108.
Angling, delights of, 433.
Anglo-Saxon dialects, 401.
Annuals, the, 436; engravings of, 550.
Annuals, the juvenile, 460.
Aristocracy of England, 374.
Avalanche, description of one, 346.
Babel, an appellation given to an extensive
Babylon, extent of, 496; see Mignan.
Bailey's exposition of the parables of our
Lord, character of this work, 221, 227;
the prodigal son, ib.; arrangement of the
parables, 226; the parable of the wedding
Belfour's travels of Macarius, patriarch of
Antioch, 419, 428; storm on the sea of
Marmora, 429; image worship at Con-
Benefices, sometimes purchased by dissent-
ers for the purpose of conferring them
on good men, 154; a wrong system
which requires or admits of such inter-
position, ib.; consequences of it, 156.
Berne, recent persecutions in, 299; state
of religious parties there, 302.
Biography, classes of, 149, 169.
Biography, Scripture, character of, 541.
Bird's original psalmody, 362.
Blunt's lectures on the history of Jacob,
character of this work, 541; character of
Jacob, ib.; his vow, 544; spiritual lesson
taught by Jacob's pillar, ib.
lectures on the history of Peter,
character of the work, 541; Peter's con-
fession of faith, 545; the temper in which
the Christian should wait the coming of
his Lord, 546; Peter's recovery, 548.
Boethius, the celebrated Roman, 398.
Bond's memoir of Fisk, 169; character
Botany; see Hooker and Curtis.
Brand's journal of a voyage to Peru, 93;
contrast between the ladies of Lima and
those of Buenos Ayres, 106; religious
worship at Buenos Ayres, ib.; religious
ceremonies at Lima, 107; descent of
the Cordillera of the Andes, 110; pas-
sage of a drove of mules across the La-
dera de las Vacas, ill.
Brown's biographical sketches and authen-
tic anecdotes of dogs, character of the
work, 259; tales of canine freakishness,
260; Sir W. Scott's bull-dog terrier, 261.
Christianity, revival of, in France, Switzer-
land, the Netherlands, Germany, &c., 299.
Chronological guide, a judicious work, 270.
Church, the established, benefits of, 380;
security of, 383; see Acaster.
Cocoa-nut, the double, 403.
Comets, form distinct classes of bodies,
more numerous and important in the
economy of the system than planets,
287; their substances and composition,
288; their tails, 289; the history of
opinion in connection with cometary
phenomena, 290; perturbations occa-
sioned by planetary attraction, 294 ;
supposed consequences which would re-
sult from the near approach of a comet
to the earth, 296.
Cræsus, remarks on his consulting the
oracles, 35; sacrifices offered upon the
Crombie's discourses on the character and
offices of Christ, illustrated by a com-
parison with the typical characters of the
Old Testament, 243; character of this
work, 246, 247 ; tests by which the an-
cient types and shadows are to be tried,
ib.; Joseph and Christ, 247.
Curtis's botanical magazine, 403; the
double cocoa-nut, ib.
Development of the mental and moral
Dobson's advantages and deficiencies of the
Protestant reformation, 66; the stand
made at its outset, for the authority and
sufficiency of the Sacred Writings, 67;
the change it effected in the mode of con-
templating religion, and the new light
in which it placed the great subject of
our acceptance with God, ib.; the emi-
nent degree which it contributed to the
subversion of the scholastic theology, 68;
the deficiencies of the reformation, in the
continuance of the general form and con-
stitution of the Church, and the leading
principles of ecclesiastical doctrine and
polity; and in the retaining in the ritual
of the Church much of the meretricious
appendages of Popish superstition, ib.;
character of Mr. Dobson's work, ib. ;
struggle of the reformers to maintain the
perfection of the Scriptures, 69; doce
trines of Popery at the period of the Re-
formation, 70; appeal to Protestant Dis-
senters to eremplify the spiritual nalure
of Christ's kingdom, 71,
Doddridge's, Dr. P., correspondence and
diary, 410; Mr. Humphreys's account of
the design of the publication, 411; its
impropriety, 413; extracts from his
early letters, 415 ; his character as a
Canton of Vaud, persecutions in, 299.
Cardale's translation of king Alfred's
Anglo-Saxon version of Boethius, 398 ;
character of this work, 400; Anglo-
Saxon dialects, 401.
Chaldea; see Mignan.
Christian gentleman, portraiture of a, 248.
Christianity, divine origin of; sce Shep-
Donkin's, Sir Rufane, dissertation on the influence upon nervous or mental ma-
Niger, 1; see Niger.
lady, 134 ; general periodicily of nature,
Dorn's history of the Afghans, translated 136 ; distinction between contagious and
from the Persian, 419.
infectious diseases, 137; influence of
comets on the human body, 138; epi-
Education, mistakes in, 142; the de- demics aependent on atmospherical cuuses,
velopment of the faculties, its object, 139; spectral illusions, 140.
144 ; duties of Christians in reference to Friendship’s offering, extracts from, 445.
this subject, 269.
Electric phenomena, inquiry into, 132 ; Genesis, the book of, in English-He-
affinity of electric and chemical agency, brew, 90.
133 ; some modification of electricity Geographical discovery, progress of, 93.
probably at the root of many changes Gesenius's Hebrew lexicon, 40 ; character
and effects consequent upon aërial influ- of this work, 41, 45; advantages and
ence, 134; spectral illusions, 140.
disadvantages of the alphabetical arrange-
Ellis's Polynesian researches, character of ment, ib.; definition of the word 73N ;
this work, 512; analogy between the misconceptions of Gesenius, 43.
language of the aborigines of Madagascar Giorgione, a famous Venetian painter, 237.
and the Malays, and the Polynesians, 513; Grenville's, lord, Oxford and Locke, 181 ;
resemblance between the Polynesians his view of Locke's expulsion from Ox-
and the American tribes, 514; South ford, 193; his eulogy on Locke, 194;
Sea Islands peopled from the East, 515 ; his conduct towards dissenters, ib.
every hypothesis as to the origin of the Grimshawe's memoir of Rev. Legh Rich-
Polynesians encumbered with difficulties, mond, 148; classes of biographical me-
516; alliance between some of the Poly- moir, 149; character of this work, ib. ;
nesian traditions and the Hindoo cosmo- account of Mr. Richmond's last illness
gony, 517; singular predictions pre- and death, 150; his nomination to the
served by the islanders, 518.
rectory of Turvey through the medium
Emmanuel, an annual, its name objection- of dissenters, 153; benefices purchased
able, 554 ; extracts from, 555,
by dissenters, for the purpose of con-
England, its moral and political influence, ferring them upon good men, 154.
366; its constitution, 374.
Haigh's sketches of Buenos Ayres and
Engravings in the annuals, 550.
Chile, 93; character of, 108; snow storm
Ethiopian sea, the, Sir Sidney Smith's no- on the summit of the Cumbre, 109.
tion of its situation, 2; Isaiah's refer- Hall's, Capt. B., travels in North America,
ence to it, ib.
365; benefits of the English Established
Euphrates, the course of, at Babylon, 497. Church, 380; method of preserving
friendly relations between England and
Fayette, La, en Amérique, 388; ladies of America, 385; discussions with the Ame-
New York, 397.
ricans, 387; character of Captain Hall's
Fenelon's devout meditations, 557.
Fenelon, remarks upon some parts of his Hall's, Judge, letters from the West, cha-
racter of the work, 391.
Fisk, Rev. Pliny, memoirs of, 169; his Hall's, Mrs. S. C., sketches of Irish cha-
description of Jerusalem, 171 ; extract racter, 72 ; village of Bannow, ib.; effect
from a letler on the support of mission- of civilization in reuniting distinct tribes
aries, 172 ; letter written a few days be. and nations, 73 ; specimen of Anglo-Irish,
fore his death, 173.
ib.; the Bannow postman, 81 ; charac-
Flaxman's lectures on sculpture, 333; ter of Mrs. Hall's sketches, 83.
character of this work, 334, 342; sketch Harrison's tales of a physician, 72; cha-
of Flaxman's career, ib.; criticism on racter of this work, 84 ; the Jew, ib.
Wells cathedral, 337; colouring inap- Head's rough notes, 93; character of them,
plicable to statuary, 339; the effect of 108 ; journey to the silver mines of San
sculpture essentially distinct from that of Pedro Nolasco, 113.
painting, 341 ; history of Grecian art, Heber, bishop, some account of his life,
a catch-penny publication, 262.
Forget me not, the, extracts from, 439. Henry's letters to a friend, intended to re-
Forster's illustration of the atmospheric lieve the difficulties of an anxious in-
origin of epidemic disorders of health, quirer, under serious impressions on the
132; connexion of health and disease subjects of conversion and salvation,
with the state of the air, 133; planetary 174; Dr. J. P. Smith's characler of
Knight's discourses on the principal para-
them, ib.; on the withholding of Divine
grace from the inquirer, 175.
Herodotus ; see Taylor and Larcher.
Hooker's botanical miscellany, 403; the
mahogany tree, 406 ; anecdote of Lin-
næus, 407; letter by professor Schultes,
407; rice-paper, 409.
Humphreys's correspondence and diary of
Dr. Doddridge; see Doddridge.
Huntingford's testimonies in proof of the
separate existence of the soul in a
state of self-consciousness between death
and the resurrection, 273; methods of
interpretation and criticism that have
been resorted to, to get rid of the doc-
trine of the separate state of the soul,
275 ; plan and character of the work ;
277; rough draught for an exhibition of
the Church universal, on an article of
faith, in such manner as may authorita-
tively determine controversy, 279 ; aver-
sion of the Christian Churches in the
present day from close study and inves-
Image worship at Constantinople, 429.
Independents, the, the principles of reli-
gious liberty not well understood by them,
in the time of the Commonwealth, 199.
India ; see Tod, and Modern Traveller.
Interpretation of Scripture, remarks on,
Iris, the, character of, 457; extract from,
Irish character, sketches of; see Hall.
Israel, the ten tribes of, supposed to have
peopled America, 116; see American
Indians; the opinion that they never
returned to their own country, unfound-
Italy; see Simond.
Jahangueir, the emperor, mernoirs of, 419.
Jews, memoir of the ; see Pellatt.
Job, book of, arranged and pointed after
the Masoretic text, 45 ; variety in the
arrangement of words in the authorized
version, 46 ; parallelisms, 47.
Journal of a Naturalist, character of the
work, 435; an autumnal walk, ib.
Judson, Mrs., memoirs of, 90.
Juvenile Forget Me Not, (Ackerman's)
extracts from, 460.
Keepsake, the, character of, 550.
King's, lord, life of Locke, supplies an im-
Matheson's, Mrs., explanation of the prin- pothesis, 18; the Niger thought to unite
cipal parables of the New Testament, with the Egyptian Nile, 19.
221; character of, 230; parable of the Nile, the, of Bornou; see Niger.
wedding garment, 231.
Maw’s journal of a passage from the Paci- Oberlin, pastor of Waldbach, in the Ban de
fic to the Atlantic, 93; sketch of his la Roche, memoirs of, character of the
journey, 94; character of the recent work, 312; sketch of the Ban de la
Peruvian war, 96; scenery in the Mon- Roche, 313; missionary prayer meetings,
tana, ib.; the Indian tribe of Yaguas, 315; plan adopted by Oberlin to ascer-
101; Brazilian Indians, 102; abomin- tain intimations of Divine Providence,
able system pursued towards them, ib.; 316; his marriage, ib. ; origin and go-
cannibalism among the South American vernment of the thoughts, 318; 'use
• of the lot' among the Moravians,
Maxwell's notion that the Zaire or Congó 319.
is the Niger, 14 ; Sir R. Donkin's re- Opening of the sixth seal, a poem, extract
marks on his hypothesis, 15.
Mignan's travels in Chaldæa, &c., 496; Orme's history of the South Sea mission,
extent of Babylon, ib.; the Birs Nem- 504; extraordinary change effected in
roud, 497; Babel, an appellation given the South Sea islands, 505; sketch of the
to an extensive territory, 498 ; ruins of mission, 509.
El Hamir, ib.; the site of old Babylon, Otaheite, change effected there, and the in-
500; places of sepulture at Babylon, troduction of Christianity, 504; see
501 ; analogy between these and those Ellis and Orme.
at Persepolis, 502.
Millennium, the. See Morison.
Painting, remarks on the Venetian school of,
Milne's essay on comets, 286; a distinct 233; few popular travellers acquainted
class of bodies, 287.
with its principles, 234; the chemical
Milton, his labours in the cause of freedom, composition of colours practically at-
tended to by the Venetian painters, 235;
Moase's practical suggestions and dis- oil painting introduced among them in
courses, character of, 269; education of the 15th century, 236; see Titian.
Papal apostasy, the, nature and duration of ;
Modern Traveller--India, 525 ; character see Vaughan.
of this work, 529; difficulty of arrang. Parables, nature and use of, 221; mistakes
ing the political geography of India, ib.; on their interpretation, ib. ; Lord Bacon
reflections on the ancient history and on their true nature and design, 223; the
commerce of India, 530.
use made of them by Jesus Christ, ib. ;
Morison's discourse on the Millennium, their adaptation to the purposes of in-
357 ; prophetic number of the Apoca- struction, 233.
lyptic beast, 359; the second advent of Pascal, the spirit of, 557.
Christ not to precede the Millennium, Patronage, church, remarks on, 155; con-
sequence of it, 156.
Pellatt's brief memoir of the Jews, in rela-
Neologism, its source, 276.
tion to their civil and municipal disabili-
Nicholson's operative mechanic and British ties, 519; opposition made to the natu-
mechanist, character of, 320; the Strand ralization of the Jews, 520; condition
or Waterlov bridge, 321.
of the Jews in the city of London, ib. ;
Niger, the, Sir R. Donkin's dissertation on character of English Jews, ib. ; per-
its course and termination, 1; his fanci- secution of the Jews in Germany, 524 ;
ful notion of its course, ib.; many rivers their condition in France and the Ne-
of this name, 4; Ptolemy's description therlands, ib.; character of Mr. Pellatt's
of it, 5; its source never visited, 6; memoir, 525.
Major Laing's description of its course, Peru, its boasted wealth an illusion, 115;
ib.; Mungo Park's account of it, ; see Brand and Maw.
conjectures on Ptolemy's account, 8; Pestalozzi, his character, 143.
Ibn Batouta's descriptions of it, 10; Polynesia, 513; see Ellis.
various hypotheses, 13; Sir R. Donkin's Pooley's essay on the nature and use of
remarks on the Niger-Congo hypothesis, parables, as employed by Jesus Christ,
14; his own hypothesis, 16; he sup- 220; on their interpretation, 222 ; their
poses the Niger to discharge itself into the adaptation to the purposes of instruction,
Mediterranean, ib.; remarks on this hy- 233.