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volition, 133; general character of the

work, ib.
Bentham, Jeremy, character of, 386, et seq.
Beverley's letter to his Grace the Archbi.

shop of York, on the present corrupt
state of the Church of England, 1; con-
trast between the primitive and the Eng-
lish churches, 15; style of the author,
16; amount of church property, 23; in-
crease in the income and expenditure of
the country, 24; nature of the property

in tithes, 26.
Bible Society, pamphlets on its constitu-

tion and proceedings, 81. 165. 277; re-
solutions of the Preston and Hull Aurie
liary Societies, 87; circular of the Sack-
ville Street Committee, 165; character of
this committee, 166 ; principles of the
society, 170. See Fletcher, and Green-

Bowring's specimens of the Polish poets,

Boys and others against Greenfield; see

Britain, introduction of Christianily into,

189; present state of religion in, 190.
Brougham, Lord, character of, 402.
Brown, Dr., remarks on bis essay on the

human understanding, 126.
Burton's, Dr. E., enquiry into the heresies

of the apostolic age, 373; information
to be gained by a collection of the great
primeval traditions, ib.; origin and na-
ture of Gnosticism, 375. 380; character
of Mosheim's ecclesiastical works and
Du Pin's Bibliotheque, 377; Matter's
critical history of Gnosticism, 378; cha-
racter of Dr. Burton's enquiry, 379;



AIKIN's, Dr., select works of the British

poets, 225; extracts, 228.
Alexander, Dr. A., on the canon of the

Old and New Testament Scriptures, 70 ;
object and outlines of the work, ib. ; in-
spiration of the Old Testament Scrip-
tures, 72; completion of the canon of
the Old Testament, ib.; character of the

Apocryphal Books, 74.
America, defective administration of law

in, 400.
Annuals, the, review of, 453. 508; the

young sportsman, 453; Frank Finlay,
an American tale, 455; view of Naples,
from the sea, 462; green grass, 464; a
hymn, 465; the descent of the Jura,
509; the descent into Piedmont, 511;
the city of Innspruck, 513; the arlist,
516; reminiscences of Andalusia, 521;
a sonnet, 522; a ballad, ib.; Christmas
musings, 523; painting, 525.
Annuals, the, illustrations of, 550.
Apocrypha controversy, 320.
Arminian and Calvinistic metaphysics, 304.
Atonement of Christ, the; see Dewar.

Bagster's Comprehensive Bible, 319. 328.
Ballantyne's examination of the human

mind, 123; uncertainty and variableness
of metaphysical science, ib.; not un-
worthy of study, 124- nor unproductive
of benefit, 125; its progress, 126; re-
marks upon Dr. Brown's essay on the
understanding, ib.; adopted classifications
in mental science, 127; phenomena of
association, 128; illustration of the law
of precedence, 129; examinalion of the
law of coexistence, 130 ; motives and

main principles of Gnosticism, 380; re-
lationship between the Æons of the
Gnostics and the Cabbalistic Sephiroth of
the Jews, 382; connerion between Gnos-
ticism and the Plulonic philosophy, 383.

Corbyn on the management and diseases of

infants under the influence of the climate

of India, 64 ; progress of cholera, 67.
Cranmer, archbishop, character of, 430.
Crotch's, Dr. substance of several courses

of lectures on music, 249; sketch of
his early years, ib.; dedication of his
sonatas to the queen, 250; his character
as a composer, 251; musical taste, 252;
remarks on Handel, 255 ; present school
of music, 257.

Calmet's Dictionary of the Holy Bible, by

the late Mr. Charles Taylor, with the

fragments incorporated, 277.
Calvinistic and Arminian metaphysics, 304.
Cellerier's discourse on the authenticity and

divine origin of the Old Testament,
translated by Wreford, 493; value of
the Pentateuch in the study of the Old
Testament, ib.; character of Cellérier's
discourse, 494; author of the Penta-
teuch ? ib.; futility of Simon's objec-
tions, 495; divine origin of the Penta-
teuch, 496; confirmations of the Mosaic
chronology, 498; the character and in-
stitutions of Moses afford proof of his

divine mission, 500.
Chalmers, Dr. T., style of his writings, 2.
Cholera morbus; see Corbyn and Searle.
Christ, atonement of; see Dewar.
Christianity favourable to liberty, 434.
Church of Christ, the, 10, 15, 25, 470.
Church of England, the ; see Coleridge,

and Beverley.
Church Reform, by a Churchman, l;

Church property a trust, 27; inequali-

ty in its distribution, ib.
Church, the Greek; see Waddington.
Church music, 469; see La Trobe.
Codification ; see Law Reform.
Coleridge, s. T., on the constitution of

the church and state, according to the
idea of each ; with aids towards a right
understanding of the late Catholic bill, 1 ;
character of his writings, ib.; contrasted
with Dr. Chalmers, 2; the conditions
requisite to the health and constitutional
vigour of a body politic, 4; definition
of an idea, 5; idea of a constitution, 7;
limitation of the power of parliament, 9;
description of the Christian church, 10,
25; relation of the national church to
the church of Christ, 12, 25; cause of
some of the hostility to the clergy, 18;
supported by the state as mere secular
teachers, ib. ; advantages derived to so-
ciety by a nalimal church, 19; change
in the character of the English church,
20; tendency of agricultural pursuits to
the establishment of absolute govern-
ments, ib.; essential defect in the Eng-
lish church, 22; amount of church pro-

De la Beche's geological notes; and sec-

tions and views, illustrative of geologi-
cal phenomena, 75; imperfection of geo-
logical knowledge, 76; character of these

works, 80.
Dewar on the nature, reality, and efficacy

of the atonement, 306; origin of sacri-
fice, 307; perfection of Christ's human
nature, 308; great source of religious
error, 310; extent of Christ's atone-
ment, ib.; doctrine of universal pardon
untrue, 311; inanity of all theories op-
posing the atonement, 312; defect of
Socinianism in relation to the Divine

attributes, 313.
Doubt in religious questions, not to be

treated with contempt or bitterness, 529;
treatise on its nature and causes, ib. ;
necessity of making the evidences of re-
vealed religion part of education, 530;
causes of the increase of infidelity, and
suggestions for combating it, 532; ne-
glect of the facts of the Christian evidence,
a cause of infidelay, 535.
Douglas, J., on the prospects of Britain,

433; inattention of rulers and politicians
to the principle of the Divine goveroment,
ib.; Christianity favourable to liberty,
434; approach of a European revolution,
437; superiority of moral over physical
resistance to bad governments, 439; ne-
cessity of religion and virtue to the con-
tentment and happiness of states, 440 ;
revelation the instrument for regene-
rating society, 441; necessity of par-
liamentary reform, 443; change in the
characler of the English nobility, 445 ;

irreligion the cause of national eril, 447.
Ecclesiastical History, classes of readers

on, 185.

Edinburgh Bible Society, proceedings of,

Edwards's Enquiry into the modern pre-

vailing notions respecting that freedom
of the will which is supposed to be es-
sential to moral agency, virtue and vice,
reward and punishment, praise and blame,
281; imperfection and excellencies of

perty, 23.

Comprehensive Bible, the, 319, 328.
Constitution, a, definition of, 7.

the enquiry, 288, 292; character of Ed.
wards as a writer, 289; his personal cha-
racter, 290 ; doctrine of fatalism, 294 ;
fatal alliance between religion and me-
taphysics, 295 ; melaphysical reasoning
inadequate to determine biblical contro-
versies, 297; physiological science in.
dependent of metaphysical dogmas, 298;
causation and contingency, 300; physi-
ology of the human mind, 301 ; views
entertained by Luther and the other re-
formers on the nature of man, 303;
Arminian and Calvinislic metaphysics,

Ellis's Polynesian researches, 93; causes of

the diminution of the Tahitian race,
jil: see below.

- Vindication of the South Sea
mission, 93; remarks on Capt. Beechey's
narrative, 96 ; on the Edinburgh Review,
97; Kotzebue's misrepresentations, 98,
104, 110, 113; Captain Finch's official
account of the Sandwich islanders, 100;
Kotzebue's account of the introduction
of Christianity into Tahiti, 105; remarks

upon this, 107; see Stewart.
Ethical philosophy;

see Edwards and
Eunomus, letters of, on law reform; see

law reform.
European revolution, approach of, 437.
Everett's Edwin; or Northumbria's royal

fugitives restored, 90; first burial ground

of the Christians in Britain, ib.
Everett's village blacksmith, 369.

Geology, state of the science of, 75; harmony

between natural phenomena and the Mo-
saic records, 77; remarks on Lyellos
theory of the earth, 79.
Gibbon's decline and fall of the Roman

empire, 217; Mr Youngman's character

of Gibbon, 222;
Gnosticism, history of. See Burton.
Gorham's memoirs of John Martyn, and

Thomas Martyn, 449.
Greece, state of religion in, 46.
Greek Church, the. See Waddington.
Greenfield, W. editor of the Comprehen-

sive Bible, 319; extraordinary and un-
provoked attack upon, ib. 328; apocrypha
controversy, 320; Mr. Benham's defence,
328; retort upon Mr. Boys, 331 ;Jewish
Expositor, and Society for promoting
Christianity among the Jews, 335 ; Mr.
Haldane's attack, ib.; character of the
Pillar of Truth, 336; new translation
into Hebrew of the New Testament,
339; comparison of, with the Jews' So-
ciety's version, 340; death of Mr.
Greenfield, 557.

Hall's works, edited by Olinthus Gregory,

Handel, Crotch's remarks on, 255.
Harmonicon, the, 257; Clementi, 258.
Harrison's Tales of a Physician, second

series, 259.
Heath's Picturesque Annual, 508.
Hebrew translation of the New Testament,

by W. Greenfield, 339.
Humourist, the, 527.

Insect Miscellanies, 501; character of the

work, 503; the bombyx or silk worm,

ib; insect architecture, 21).
Innspruck, city of, described, 513.
Inspiration of the Scriptures; see Alexander

and Cellerier.
Isaiah, translations of. See Jenour.

Factions, religious, 192.
Fatalism, doctrine of, 294.
Ferrier's memoirs of the rev. W. Wilson,

267; state of religion in Scotland, in
1732, 269; grounds of dissent in Scot-

land, 271.
Fletcher's, Dr. J., letter on the constitution

of the Bible Society, 81 ; principles upon
which the society is based, 82 ; erroneous
principles of fellowship assumed by the
erclusive party, 84 ; effect of the Bible
Society on Socinianism, 85; see Bible

Fletcher's history of Poland, 134.
Forget me not, the, 523.
Fraser's Life and diary of the Rev. Henry

Erskine, A.M., 267;
Freedom of the Will. See Edwards.
French and Skinner's translation of the

Book of Psalms, 151; Psalm xlv, 152;
desiderata in a translation of the Psalms,
156, 163; character of Buchanan and
Johnston's versions, 157; varied style
of the psalms, 158; Psalm xxiii, 159;
Psalm 1xxiii, 160; Psalms xlii, xliii, 16h.

Je ir's translation of the Prophet Isaiah,

407; remarks on Bishop Lowth's transla-
tion, ib.; object and character of Jenour's
translation, 408; style of the prophetic
writings, 409; translation of Isa, liji.
410; remarks upon some parts of the

translation, 412;
Jones's, W., lectures on Ecclesiastical

History, 185; character of, 187;
Establishment of Christianity in Britain,

Jowett's Musæ Solitariæ, 491.

-Lyra Sacra, 492.
Juvenile Forget-me-not, 453.

Keepsake, the, 518.

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