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Buddle, Mr, of Wallsend, his opinion respecting the profits of the coal
Burney, Miss, account of her Wanderer,' 450.
Cambridge, King's College, constitution of, 66.
Cathcart, Vr, his translation of Savigny's Roman Law, 385.
Charles I., treatment of the Scots to, 48.
Charles X. of France, character of, 565.
Civil Courts, Scottish, account of, 114-progress of reformation in, 115
-proposed alterations in, 118-salaries of the Judges too small, 121–
plan of, 135.
Classics, Germany fortunate in possessing faithful and spirited transla-
tions of, 390.
Clerk, Mr, of Eldin, the inventor of the operation of breaking the ene-
my's line, 3-facts in support of the opinion, 7-13-testimony of Lord
Cloudesley, a tale, by Godwin, 144-compared with his first work, 145–
deficient in plot, incident, and character, 146—style of, faulty, 149
specimen of, quoted, ib.—cause of its failure, 153.
Coal Trade, 176—situation of coal fields, ib.-impolicy of the tax upon,
177-cause of the enormously high price of in the metropolis and south
of England, 178-profits of dealers in, 180—advantages of selling by
weight, in preference to measure, 182—table of charges on coal, ib.
table of customs, revenue on coal, 184-necessity of abolishing the
tax on, 185—estimate of the extent and produce of the Durham and
Northumberland coal fields, 190—number of persons engaged in, 192.
Courts of Reconcilement, proposals for establishing them, 494.
Cowper, William, character of his translation of the Iliad, 463.
Delavigne's Marino Faliero, 225_character of, 242-246.
Douglas, Sir Charles, his claim to the invention of breaking the enemy's
line investigated, l, and 22, 30-32.
Douglas, Major-General Sir Howard, notice of his Statement of Facts'
relating to the breaking of the enemy's line, 1.
Drama, Anglo-French, 225.
Ducis, character of his translations of Shakspeare, 231-his Macbeth,
East India Company, Dutch, when formed, 425.
Edgeworth, Miss, character as a novelist, 447.
Enck, Professor, his computation of the periodic return of the comet of
Eton College, constitution of, 66-books used at, 65-68-very defective,
69-71-system of education bad, 74-menial offices to be performed
by the lower boys, 76-practice of flogging as a part of the system re-
prehended, 77-moral discipline there, 78.
Finance—the budget, 211.
Fishing, Dutch, the success of, the cause of their national prosperity, 419.
George IV., character of, 566.
Gleig, Rer. Mr, account of his Life and Correspondence of Sir Thomas
Godwin, William, notice of his works-Caleb Williams, 145–Cloudesley,
ib.—compared with each other, 146—npon what his fame must rest,
153—the first who broached the doctrine of Utilitarianism, 155-esti-
mation of his character, 158.
Gore, Mrs, her novel of Women as they Are,' 444—notice of the pre-
sent work, 451-her character as a writer, 452—quotations from, 454-
Government, republican, difficulties attending the maintenance of, 516.
Hore, Charles J. A., translation of Niebuhr's History of Rome, 358-
character of the work, 394.
Hawkins, Miss, character as a writer, 451.
Herschell, Sir William, his astronomical discoveries estimated, 101.
Herschell, Mr, bis opinion of the colours of double stars, 94-bis apology
for increasing the list of, 96.
Holland, rise, progress, and decline of commerce in, 418—herring fish-
ing the source of prosperity, 419-government of, 420-contest with
the Spaniards productive of good, 422_forination of the East India
Company, 425—policy of Holland with respect to the corn trade, 426
-foundation of the Bank of Amsterdam, ib.—West India Company,
427_amount of the tonnage of its shipping in 1690, 428-causes of the
rise of commerce, &c. in, 432—causes of its decline, 134-pernicious ef.
fects of taxation upon the trade of, 435–bad policy of, with respect to
the India trade, 437—to what Holland owes its high place among the
Homer, specimen of a translation of, by William Sotheby, 443—has
never yet been translated into English satisfactorily, ib.
Hoste, Jesuit Paul, his opinion of the operation of breaking the enemy's
line. 4. 5. 6
Italy, origin of its name, 383.
Itory, Mr, value of his contributions to mathematical science, 106.
Jara, the English and Dutch administration of that island compared, 411
-consequences of restoring this island to the Dutch, 413.
Jefferson's Memoirs and Correspondence, 196-value of the present pub.
lication, 500_his birth, 505-effects of an oration upon him, 507-
identified with the American constitution, 509---way in which he spent
his time in his latter years, 510_his character, 513—want of compre-
hensiveness, 514 -- his opinion of Jury Trial, 517-his passion for ic-
dependence, 520-religious principles, 521-opinions on general eda-
Jury Trial in Scotland, account of, 119- Jefferson's opinion of, 517.
Kennedy, Lieut.-Col. Vans, notice of his work on the origin and affini.
ty of languages, 529_his theory objectionable, 563.
ker, H. Bellenden, Esq. account of his letter on the question of Registry;
to Sir Robert Peel, 162-character of his letter, 176.
Klaproth, M. his theory of the origin of languages, 532.
Languages, origin and affinities of, 529_futility of the theories of those
wbo liave written on the subject, 531-Dr Murray's views with respect
to, 531, 532–M. Klaprotli's theory, 533—Sir W. Jones' opinion, 531-
German theory, 551—Sanscrit language, 551, 552-Dugald Stewart's
theory with respect to, 552-refuted, 555-562—Colonel Kennedy's
theory, 563_objections to, ib.
Law of Scotland and England, 111-Scottish law imperfectly understood
by English lawyers, 123-progress of in Scotland, ib.—distinguished
writers on Scottish law, 126-laws relative to pauperism, popular edu-
cation, and the church, in Scotland and England, compared, 128—laws
relative to property, ib.—to the administration of land, 129—personal
property, 130—bankruptcy, il).-rights of persons, 131-marriage, 132
-law of England, with respect to public registry, 165.
Law Reform, district courts, 478-unfitness of antiquated law to the pro-
per administration of justice at present, 479—evils of, ib.—difficulty
of reforming such a system, 48?-remedy, 485_extracts from the ab.
stract of the bill ordered by the House of Commons, 486-490-im.
portant branches of the plan, 190_law of arbitrament, 49:?—courts of
reconcilement, 494_small debt courts, 493.
Library of Useful Knowledge, 526-notice of the Farmer's series, 327.
Macbeth, tragedy, account of Duci's translation of, into Frenchi, 232.
Malthus, his law of population attacked by Mr Sadler, 299.
Marino Faliero, par M. Casimir Delavigne, 225.
Marriage, anthoress of, her character as a writer, 451.
Ministry, the present, and state of parties, 564-state of, in 1828, 571-
conduct of ministers in 1829, 572—Duke of Wellington, 573—Sir
Robert Peel, 576–present state of, 578.
Minto, Lord, admirablo conduct of, with respect to Sir Stamford Raffles,
Monk, James Henry, D.D., life of Richard Bentley, D.D., 321-churac-
Ion!gomery, Robert, poetry of, 193-his Oammipresence of the Deity, 201
More, Mrs Hannah, character as a writer, 450.
Hurray, Dr, his theory with respect to the origin of languages, 531-
Munro, Sir Thomas, life and correspondence of, 247-account of his pa-
rentage, 252-early life, 253-extracts from bis letters, 245-hvis
love of the aspects of nature in India, 258_his admirable epistolary
style, 261-bis return to Scotland, 265—marriage, ib.—his examina-
tion before Parliament on the renewal of the East India Company's
charter, 266—return to India, ib.—appointed governor of Madras, in
1820, 273-his (leath, 27t-extracts from his private letters, 275,-
his character 281.
Vewton, Sir Isaac, raslı assertion of, in his chronology, 390.
Viebuhr's History of Rome, 358—-origin of the work, 362-unceremo-
nious manner in which be treats some of the most illustrious names of
antiquity, 364–principles of his history, 369_fanciful nature of, 377
---learning of, 379-ability displayed in his work, 380-his disquisi-
tions have thrown great light on the civil law, 385_high moral cha-
racter of the work, 387—his remarkable enthusiasm, 388_extraordi-
nary rewards he received, 391-character of the English translation
Omnipresence of the Deity, Robert Montgomery's poem on, 201clia.
racter of, 202—plagiarisms in, 202, 204.
Opie, Mrs, character of her writings, 450.
Peel, Sir Robert, qualifications as a statesman, 576.
Plana, M., account of his memoir in the memoirs of the London Astro.
nomical Society, 106.
Pope, Alexender, character of his translation of the Iliad, 463.
Puffing, modern practice of, 194-grossness of, 196—should be put a
stop to for the sake of the literary character, 196-tricks of puffers,
197--its influence most pernicious, 200.
Rafles, Sir Stamford, memoir of the life and public services of, 396–
birth, 399—early history, ib.—his great facility in acquiring languages,
*ib.--the cause of his uniform success, 400—appointed lieutenant-gover-
nor of Java, 404—difficulties attending the situation, 404-406—his
first wise measure, 407—the sagacity with which he set about his ad-
ministration, 409-letters quoted, 415-prosperity of Singapore under
bis administration, 416.
egistry, question of, 159--stated, 162.--and supporied, 168---arguments
against it refuted, 174,
Romans, their extreme accuracy in determining the boundaries of land,
Rome, difficulties attending a history of, 358,
Sadler on the law of population, 297—enunciation of his theory, 302–
fallacy of, proved, 203—-statistical evidence unsatisfactory, 308-313
-character of his work, 321.
Sanscrit language, account of, 549-similarity between the Greek lan-
guage and it, 550.
Satan, a poem, by Robert Montgomery, character of, 209.
Schools, public, of England, 65.
Shakspeare, the means he employed for producing an effect, 447.
Singapore, prosperity of, under the administration of Sir Stamford
Sotheby's specimens of a new version of Homer, 463_instances of im.
perfect translation, 471-474—compared with other translations, 473-
specimens quoted, 474-character of, 477.
Spirits, duty on, might be reduced, without injury to the revenue, 219.
Stewart, Dugald, his opinion of the origin of the Sanscrit language, 532.
Sugar, reduction of the taxation on, would tend to increase the revenue,
Tactics, Naral, Mr Clerk of Eldin's work upon, 1.
Tax on coal, impolicy of, 177—necessity of abolishing it, 183.
Taxation, enquiries with respect to the nature and influence of, 211-re-
duction of, would increase the revenue, 215_effects of a reduction of,
on the morals of the people, 221—what the country wants is not a
new, but an improved system of, 224.
Tea trade, monopoly of, objectionable, 441.
Thirlwall's translation of Niebuhr's history of Rome, 358---character of
the work, 394.
Tobacco, reduction of the taxation on, would increase the revenue, 215–
reflections on the bill lately introduced with respect to, 218.
Turner, Sir James, notice of his memoirs of his life and times, 38%ac-
count of his life, 40-disingenuousness of, with respect to Lord Leven,
43, 44-amiable trait in his character, 45-account of his trial, 60—
his cruelty, and unsuccessful attempts to justify it, 62-character of his
United States, no proper history of, 501-materials for, already lost, ib.
Vansittart, his opinion with respect to taxation erroneous, 212.
Voltaire, bis incapacity for understanding Shakspeare, 226,