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LITERARY MAGAZINE,

AND

AMERICAN REGISTER.

FOR 1804.

FROM APRIL TO DECEMBER, INCLUSIVE.

CRESCIT EUNDO.

VOL. II.

PHILADELPHIA,

PUBLISHED BY J. CONRAD & CO. CHESNUT-STREET, PHILADELPHIA; N. & y.

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FROM

THE BEQUEST OF EVERT JANSEN WENDELL

1918

INDEX

TO

THE SECOND VOLUME.

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scribed

257

ABERCROMBIE'S address to Bridge of cast iron over Thames 669
his pupils .
492 Bonneval, count -

723
Accommodation potes, use and ab Cork tree described

529
use of -
70 Cotton manufactory

595
Adams, sketch of John

331 Canine madness

.
.

87
Adversaria

372, 496,

- virtues
Agricultural essays, No. 3

Cartmel sands described . 134
- Alliteration in verse

291 Carwin, the biloquist, memoirs of
American republic, duration of 215

1, 89, 248
American character pourtrayed 252 Cat, fidelity of a - - 220
Anecdotes

Chaucer, Godwin's character of 48, 121
103, 160, 360, 530, 553, 558, 723 Celibacy or marriage preferable? 468
American population, Franklin on 339 Critical notices 9, 112, 176, 598, 672
American fisheries, some account Cavern newly discovered

312
442 Chess-player automatic - 84
Anecdotes, medical, of the 17th cen Century, on the eighteenth 484

193 Chapone, Mrs. memoirs of her 204

472 Churchman, anecdotes of John
-cul, account of that Cold water, used medicinally by
481 Mahomet .

311
ate

676 -

history of the medical
lized
668 use of it .

- 154
567 Correspondence in bottles

ibid. Customs of various nations 140
Bacon the sculptor, anecdotes of 20 Chesapeake and Delaware canal 703
Ball, private Parisian . 705 Cretins or Swiss idiots - 375
Banyan tree .

. 26 Concordat between France and the
Bichat, his extraordinary death 344 pope - - .. 549
Blaize, St. the hermit

Cowper's religion , 414
Brewery, London, history of the Crebillon

685
Bear-fight described

418 Coal, as a fuel in America 422
Bible, cause of its division into Convent in F

465
chapters and verses - 145 Charette - - -

562
Bridge, a natural one described 441 Crucifix - -

526
British pension list, reflections on Day, character of Thomas

253
the -

-
-
343 , memoirs of Mr.

270
Bowles, account of general 464 Dignity of geese vindicated 61
Burying beetle described
63 Dog, a learned one

153
Barbers of Egypt .

568 Dresden and its environs described 39
Beguines

524. Dog, manners of the 212, 586
Buxton described by Erskine 316 Dogs, on the toleration of 344
Beauty, a receipt for it . 526 Delaney, Mrs. account of her 304
Burns, portrait of a 625 Death ·

449

221

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27

207, 321

Drinking, national propensities to Game, a musical one

687
hard - ..
66 Gretna Green

640
Drinker, anecdotes of Edward 429 Garnerin's descent in England 690
Deafness, dialogue on . 499 Hamilton, reflections on his death 337
Diana's temple at Avignon 526

- sketch of his life and
D'Apchon, anecdotes of - 527 character

491
Domestic politics

93
-

original letter by him 647
Domingo, St., Spanish part des Hamburg described
cribed

235 Hair changed through fright 195
its revolutions 604, 655 Henry IV, anecdotes of him

183
Dryden and Sotheby's Virgil com Herder's sentiments on man 565, 566
pared . .

112 Hindoo terms explained .
Du Marsais, anecdotes of 527 — ideas of rural beauty 306
Digby, sir Kenelm

670 Howe, story of Mrs. . 459
Descartes -

671 Horns on the human head 408, 430
Duelling

87, 547 Humboldt, sketches of his travels
Dyadic arithmetic

153
Earthquakes of the United States 452 Human misery, thoughts on 588
and thunder, preser Hyæna, account of

223
vatives against
183 Howard, anecdotes of

571
East India settlements, account of 105 Horse without hair

654
Ebriety of southern nations 73 Jefferson, sketch of Thomas 413
Economy of light . 420 Johnson, anecdote of

60, 497
Egypt, concerning

702 Judiciary systems, on the, of Ame-
Egyptian climate
634 rica

13
- Mamalukes

613 Jewish high priest . 416
manners -
624 Jews, state of them

. 561
- ophthalmia

636 Iffland, the dramatist and actor 136
Elephant, wisdom of the

205 Index to the Bible, remarks on one 501
- meeting between two of Infernal machine described

299
them .

Ink, description of a yellow sym.
Etiquette

153
-
pathetic .

276
Example, force of, illustrated

Indigo, mode of preparing it 639
Excellence, seat of .

Jay, sketch of John

649
Female characters, in the French Italian authors now living, account
revolution, displayed -

of them

293
education, importance of - city described

451
religion in . 165, 482 - republic, account of 550
- beauty :

184 Irrigation of the Milanese, account
- conversation, its spirit 187 of

691
Finnish marriage rites - 622 Inventions, recent ones

702
Flannel, benefits of wearing it 131 Kenyon, character of lord

548
Fielding and Richardson compared 657 Kine pock a preservative from
Flemish pulpit described
525 plague

304
Fragment

663

introduction into India 659
Franklin, sketch of Benjamin 571 King's evil

-

- 85
French private ball

705 Klyngs
Friar John of Lorraine

525 Klopstock's Messiah examined
Gazettes, their origin - 415

231, 307, 390
Gesner, memoirs of

370 Knights of Thebes and Troy 196
on the pastorals of 715 Lady of quality, Smo let's memoirs
Geese vindicated
61 of a . .

483
Gold and silver mines, produce of 104 Laplanders described . 619
Greasy meats and drinks, national Lapwing, sociability of the 61
propensities to

47 Linn, biographical sketch of him 554
Gasci nade, the term explained 526 Life-boat, Greathead's .

655
Grotto described

214 Lay preachers . . 671
German school of painting 666 Latin language, on the pronuncia-
Godwin and Malihus

361 tion of -
Grey's fragment

669 - poetry, modern, remarks on 519
Grange, account of lady

429 Lane, account of Ira

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Letter, an original one . 338 Oil of Arachis, its uses
Latour D'Auvergne

139 Optical queries
Life, its duration in some animals 297 Oran otan described
Light, its influence on vegetation 221 Ostrich, speed of the
Lion, manners of the

222 Ovid, Dutch translation of 653
London, picture of 157, 197, 279 Parrot, a singing one

548
Long Island described
477 Paulet, account of Harry

476
Love, on true .

402 Pisa, its leaning tower described 529
Line, crossing it, penalty on 680 Philadelphia, its origin and present
Lyttleton, anecdotes of - 684 state .

169
Lombardy, its trade

700 Pedigree of the English tongue 670
Mackerel a cannibal

160 Peruvian ladies, their manners 129
Magliabecchi . . 153 Paul, profession or trade of St. 22
Marriage ceremonies described 220 Peru described

-
Massinger, a new edition of his Perkins' points .
works projected

702 Picture of London 157, 179, 279
Mechanical genius, account of one 138 Picturesque, on a taste for the 163
Manners, foreign and domestic il. Portraits

-
lustrated

. 502, 546 Philosophical language . 654
Mediocrity, its blessings - 128 Pope Pius VI

153
Mental toil not hurtful to the body 201 Porcelain manufacture described 126
Mohammed's notions of the crea- Poetry and prose distinguished 583

tion and fall of man . 137 Poetical ideas of death examined 176
Monkies .

158 Poverty, thoughts on 264, 356, 499
Morse fishing described - 58 Punishment, remarks on

149
Mal'aria in Italy, account of 467 Parmesan cheese, mode of making
Man, politico-arithmetically consi-

it - •

558
dered -
298 Plagiarism, on

181
Musical ear explained

444 Political instruction, thoughts on 263
Music, its present state

147 Poplar, Lombardy, its uses 269
- characterised

310 Politics, on embracing a party in 445
Maxims -

524 Prior's epitaph on himself 310
Miser pourtrayed

246 Pebbles, origin of

. 560
Mistakes of travellers . . 502 Prison, works written in a 369
Maddison's account of America Philips, on the memoirs of Constan-
antiquities .
393 tia

484
Marivaux .
525 Pun out of order .

672
Milton's religion
414 Pugilism .

277
Mountains, volcanic and neptunian Poison, antidotes to . 683
explained .
487 Putnam, anecdotes of

453
Montesquieu, benevolence of 528 Pompey's pillar described

565
Museum of Philadelphia
576 Pearl fishery, account of

628
Mahometan marriages, account of 702 Perkins

.

654
Modern drama, origin and progress Potatoes, mode of preserving them 653

665
209 Prophecy, interpretations of
Meteors. on

720 Paint, use of by the ladies 718
Mammuthian mode of making war 724 Rabies Felina -

449
Nice, a cavern near it described 669 Reliques, account of .
National dress, remarks on it 135 Religious coalition

153
Navy, British, remarks on 559 Review of books
Neapolitan baron
461 Rhinoceros described

160
Newton-mad man
374 Rhyme, its use in verse

403
Niagara described
482 Roslin castle, account of

61
Ninon De L'Enclos

Rhyme with double endings 419
Nile and West Indian crocodile Roman stage and character of Plau.
compared .
667 tus

487
Noon and fortnight, etymology of Review

344, 531, 598, 672
these words

701 Richardson's vanity -
Novel writing, Mrs. Barbauld on 693 Rotation of the sun

445
Noy, sir William

671 Rooms, modes of heating them 513
Nutriment extracted from bones 311 Robertson, sketch of his life 541

188

344

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