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THIRTY-FIFTH VOLUME OF THE QUARTERLY REVIEW.
of thirty-two existing assurance compa.
ADRIAN's persecution of the Jews, 87. nies, exhibiting their objects, amount of
Agents, evil of Assurance Societies ow capital, nominal and actually paid up,
ing commissions to, 30, 31.
the tables of mortality by which they are
Agriculturists. See Corn Laws.
regulated, the proportion of profit given
Akiba (Rabbi) account of, 87, 88–Talmu by them to the assured, and the periods of
dical tale concerning, 110.
division, 7-classification of them, 7, 8–
Akmetchet, notice of, 377.
table of rates of profit, charged by various
Alexander the Great, rabbinical tale con offices, at the presumed average of forty-
cerning, 111, 112.
six, 9-remarks thereon, 609—considera-
American (North) court of justice, anec tions of importance to the interest of
dote of, 236.
parties who are about to effect insurances,
America (South), mal-administration of the 9—first, on the proportion of profits re
Spanish colonies in, particularly in Peru, turned to the assured by various societies,
325—power of the viceroys, 326-ve 9-11_secondly, of the mode of assign-
nality of justice, 326–328-mismanage ing the bonus to the assured, 11-13-
ment of the customs, 328-profligacy and additional observations thereon,610_613
rapacity of the Romish clergy, 329-331, --thirdly, of the period at which the
342-mockery of divine worship in the profits are assigned, 13-15-fourthly, of
services performed by them for the na the periods at which assurers become
tive Indians, 343—the supply of eccle entitled to participate in a division of
siastics how kept up, 332-power of the profits, 15—particularly the assurers with
Jesuits, and extent of the benefits con the Equitable Society, 16–27—and with
ferred by them in South America, 333— the Rock Society, 28—notice of another
bitter hatred of the Spaniards and Creoles 'mal-practice in the Equitable, 29-re-
towards each other, 331-336-causes marks on the proceedings of that society,
of it, 337—rapacious conduct of the Spa ib.-30-and on the practice of assurance
niards towards the Aborigines, 338-par. societies paying commission to agents,
ticularly the repartimientos or forced solicitors, or brokers, 30, 31.
allotments, 339, 340—aud the mita or Audiencias, or chief courts of justice in
compulsory service, 341-mortification
South America, venality of, 326–328.
with which the Spaniards regard the Auto-biography, observations on the mania
rising prosperity of South America, 349. for, 164.
Ampère (M.) Recueil d'Observations. Elec-
tro-Dynamiques, 237—abstract of his Babbage, (Charles) comparative view of the
theory, of electro-dynamics, with remarks, various institutions for the assurance of
251--264_its advantages, 268.
lives, 1-his motives for publication, 2-
Andes mountains, mode of travelling over, execution of his work,3-See Assurances.
Bagtchisarai, notice of, 377.
Anglo-Norman Poetry, specimens of, 83— Bakou, naphtha pits of, 397.
Barlow (Peter) essay on magnetic attractions,
Araucanians of South America, notice of, &c. 237.
Barry (Don David), his account of the mis-
Army (Indian), suggestions for improving sionaries sent from Spain to South Ame-
the regulation of, 54–58.
rica, 332—and of the services conferred
Assurance for lives, nature of, 3-its im by the Jesuits there, 333- on the causes
portance, l-number of insurance so of the hatred between the Spanish colo-
cieties now in existence, 2-remarks on nies and the mother-country, 336, 337 —
the principles upon which different tables notice of the revolt of the cacique Tupac-
for life-assurance have been constructed, amaru, 340—suggestion respecting his
4,5-illustration of the immense differ translation of Ulloa's Noticias Secretas,'
ence between making an assurance by the relative to South America, 350.
existing tables, and by the table proposed Betzpopoochini, a sect of dissenters from
by Mr. Babbage, 5, 6-in what manner the Russian-Greek church, notice of, 366.
the profits on life assurances are distri. Bible, avidity with which the Russian pea-
buted by the various societies, 6,7-table santry read it, 365, 366.
Bielgorod, singular spectacle at, 369.
Boki, an Owhyhee chief, anecdotes of, Cabhala (Jewish), remarks on, 101–103.
429, 431–433, 434-copy of a letter Carrington's (N. J.) Dartmoor, a descriptive
written by him, 609.
poem, 165—description of Dartmoor, 166
Bonuses, how assigned to parties assured in —its rivers, 167, 168—Cranmere lake,
the different Life Assurance Societies, 167-mountains or tors, 169-forest, ibid
-specimens of Mr. Carrington's poem,
Brambletye House, plan of the novel of, 170-174.
550-555-observations thereon, 555 Cartwright (Major), memoirs and corre-
spondence of, 148-remarks thereon, 154
Brasbridge's (Joseph) Fruits of Experience, -pursuits and literary labours of the
148-illustrations of his maxims, 158– Major, 155, 156.
162—notice of sundry clubs mentioned Caspian Sea, notice of various conjectures
by him, 163, 164.
concerning, 399, 400—waters of, on the
British community in India, observations decrease, 400, 401.
on, 58, 59.
Caucasus, Passes of, described, 390392
Brokers, evils of allowing commissions to -population of the country to the south
for insurances, 30, 31.
Brunton (Mr.), labours of, in translating the Ceylon (Island), notice of, 475.
New Testament into Turkish, at Karass, Chasidim, or Jewish Pietists, notice of, 374.
Chile, profligacy of the priests in, 121, 122
Bruyère, observation of, on mediocrity in -character of the inhabitants, 139, 140
painting and poetry, 185.
-prevalence of gambling, 141-notice
Buenos Ayres, mode of living at, 118 of the earthquake in 1822, ibid, 142.
failure of a milk and butter association Christianity, considerations on the propa-
there, 119—fanaticism of the inhabitants, gation of, in India, 61, 62.
120m-profligacy of the priests, 121. Clergy (Romish), profligacy and rapacity
Bugs of the Pampas, or Great Plain of of, in South America, 329-331, 342-
South America, 130.
their numbers, how kept up, 332—their
Buonaparte, anecdote of, 367.
careless mode of performing divine ser-
Burmese War, necessity of, 481, 482—pre vice to the Indians, 343.
parations of the Burmese, 482—they Colchos, productions of, 388.
attack a British post, 483—amount of Commissions, evil of assurance societies
Major-General Campbell's armament, 484 allowing, to agents, solicitors, and bro-
-hostilities commenced, ibid-internal kers, 30, 31.
appearance of Rangoon, 486—difficulties Corn Laws, observations on the alteration
to which the British troops were exposed, of, 269—free importation, subject to ade-
487—Burmese mode of warfare, ibid quate protecting du ties, instead of abso-
they are defeated, 488—their fortress of lute prohibition, the leading principle of
Kemmendine captured, 490—account of the late parliamentary changes in our
their corps of Invulnerables, 493,494— commercial policy, ibid-examination of
who are discomfited, 494, 495--advance the objections to this change of policy,
of the British army, 496—Burmese mode 270—particularly as it respects the agri-
of entrenching, 497—they are defeated cultural interest, 270-272-effect of
in assaulting the British army, 498—and rigid adherence to the present system
defeat a detachment of Sepoys, 499—the of corn laws, without palliating modifica-
Burmese again defeated before Rangoon, tions on the part of the executive govern-
501, 502—failure of the British army in ment, 273, 274_considerations on the
an attack on Donobew, 502, 503—which effect of a diminished price of corn,
they afterwards carry, 504—they advance arising from foreign importation, in im-
to Prome, and defeat the Burmese, 505 mediately relieving the distressed manu-
--507—horrors of the war, 508_further facturers, 278—281-suggestions for re-
advance of the British forces, 509—the lieving the existing distress, 281–283.
Burmese negotiate for peace, 510—which Cowper's poems, character of, 203.
is concluded, 511.
Crabb's (George) English Synonymes ex.
Byron (George, Lord), conduct of in Greece, plained, 403—specimens of his work,
with remarks, 415—419.
Byron (Lord), excellent hints given by to Cradock's(Joseph)literary and miscellaneous
the national council of Owhyhee, 437— memoirs, 148—notice of them, 151, 152
bis departure thence, ibid, 438.
-specimen of his poetry, 152.
Creoles, bitter hatred of, towards the Spa reign of George III., 193—particularly of
niards, 334-336-its causes, 337. Emily, ibid, 194—of Mason, 195—197
Customs, mismanagement of, in South Ame -brief continuance of the popularity of
Merry, 197, 198—of Darwin, 200—cha-
racter of his poetry, 198–200—and of
Daghestan, productions of, 397, 398. Cowper's, 2014and of Hurdis, 2014-
Damages, small, why frequently given in 204—of Dr. Sayers, 204—219.
actions for libel, 598—600.
Equitable Assurance Society, remarks on
Dariel, pass of, described, 390, 391.
the proportion of profits returned by it to
Dartmoor, topographical sketch of, 166– the parties assured, 10, 11-on the
rivers, 167, 168–Cranmere lake, 167 periods at which its profits are assigned,
-mountains or tors, 169—Forest, ibid 14, 15-and those at which assurers be-
-extracts from the descriptive poem of come entitled to participate in a division
of profits, 17-Mr. Babbage's view of
Darwin's (Dr.) poetical works, character the by-laws of 1816, 18—20—observations
on the measures of the directors and ac-
Derbent, pass of, described, 392.
tuary, 20—22—and on the recommenda-
Diaper's Poems, character of, 191, 192. tion of the actuary, in 1825, 22–26—
Directors of the East India Company, ob evils resulting from this system, 26-fur-
servations on the qualifications of, 36, 37 ther remarks on the departure from the
-and on the business of the Court of deed of settlement, 27, 28—notice of
another mal-practice' in the Equitable
Dramatic poetry, origin and character of, Society, 29—reasons for asserting that
this society has forfeited the name of
equitable,' 29, 30.
Electro-Magnetism, notice of M. Ampère's Establishments, observations on the reduce
researches in, 237—facts proving the tion of, 292—299, 305, 306.
tendency of electricity to produce mag. Evidence, what, admissible in the case of
netism, 238—242—distinctions, which action for libel, 578–580.
characterize the different forms of elec-
tricity and galvanism, 243—245—expe- Faraday's (Mr.) electro-magnetic experi-
riments of Professor (Ersted, 246 ments, notice of, 248, 249.
of Mr. Barlow, 248—of Mr. Faraday, Franklin's (Dr.) account of the supreme
ibid, 249—remarks on the theory of court of judicature in Pennsylvania, 588,
electro-magnetism, 249–251-abstract note.
of M. Ampère's theory of electro-dyna- Finance accounts of the United Kingdom,
mics, with remarks, 251-264-observa table of, for the year 1825, 284, 285–
tions on terrestrial magnetism, 265-267 linear scale illustrating this table, 307–
-advantage of M. Ampère's theory, 268. explanation of that scale, 307–313—and
Ellis's (William) Narrative of a Tour
of the table of expenditure, 286—288–
through Owhyhee, &c., 419—his account effect of the national debt upon the coun-
of the taboo, 423—of the volcano of Ki try, 288—290-taxes repealed since the
rauea, 426—of the departure of the Queen battle of Waterloo, 291-observations on
of the Sandwich Islands for Europe, 430. the reduction of establishments, 292—
Emily, a neglected poet, character of, with 299, 305, 306 — inconvenience of the
specimens of his productions, 193, 194. present system of finance, as it respects
English language, notice of the various at the government, 300-schedule, showing
tempts to fix, 405–407.
the expenditure of workmen, and the
English poetry, observations on, 185—me effect of prosperity and adversity on the
diocrity, why successful, ibid-meretri working classes, as well as the effect of
cious writers the most popular, and on taxation in diminishing their comforts,
what account, 186-effect of the Rebel 313–315.
lion in perverting taste, ibid, 187—meta-
physical poetry, 188-golden age of the Galvanism, how distinguished from elec-
mediocrists, 189—Pomfret, why popular, tricity, 243—245.
190—popularity of Katherine Phillips, Gamba (Chevalier) voyage dans la Russie
ibick-Swift's character of Diaper's poems, Méridionale, 363_notice of his scheme
ibid, 191-influence of Pope in improv for promoting the commerce of France,
ing English poetry, 190—of the poets in particularly at the expense of that of
the reign of George II., 192, 193—of the England, 386-outline of his travels, 387
- modern productions of the ancient Col. notice of his visits to the gold-mines of
chos, 388-account of an extraordinary Cerro de las Carolinas, and of Uspallata,
monument in Georgia, 389 — state of 136_mode of travelling over the Cordil-
Georgia, 390—account of the pass of leras mountains, 136, 137-account of
Dariel across the Caucasus, 390, 391– Santiago in Chile, 139—mode of ascend.
* and of that of Derbent, 392-historical ing and descending the mines, 143.
notices of the kingdom of Georgia, 392, Heber, (Rt, Rer. Reginald, Bishop of Cal.
393_manners of the Georgians, '393, cutta,) farewell sermon, &c. 445, 446–
394-climate and productions of Georgia, birth and early education of, 450, 451-
394, 395—-population of the country to his honours at the university, 451, 452
· the southward of the Caucasus, 395 settles at Hodnet, 452-account of his
manners of the Georgian women,
396_ conduct as a parochial clergyman, 453,
confirmation of a passage of Plutarch, ib., 454—character of his Bampton lectures,
397—naphtha pits, of Bakou, 397-pro 453—and of his life of Bishop Taylor, 455
ductions of Daghestan, ib., 398state -appointed preacher at Lincoln's Inn,
of the province and town of Kouba, 398 455, 456—specimens of his hymns, 454,
notice of conjectures relative to the 455, notes-nominated to the see of Cala
Caspian Sea, 399, 400—proofs that its cutta, 456—beautiful extracts from his
waters are on the decrease, 400, 401. farewell sermon at Hodnet, 457, 458
Gambling, prevalence of, in South America, embarks for India, 459-bis pursuits
during the voyage, ibid-arrives in India,
Gauchos, or peasants of the Pampas, man ibid_his wise suggestions for the welfare
ners and habits of, 125–128_their mode of the church, 460_description of travel-
of slaughtering cattle, 122.
ling in India, 460, 46]- laborious duties
Gemara, notice of, 89.
of Bishop Heber, 461-extract from one of
Georgia, account of an extraordinary monu his sermons, 461, 462_his account of the
ment in, 389—its state, 390—manners of natives of India, 464–467-suggestions
the inhabitants, 393, 394-especially of for their conversion, 468—and education,
the women, 396—productions, 394, 395 469, 470-observations on the architec-
-population, 395—-historical notices of tural antiquities of Hindostan, 471-473
this country, 392, 393.
--residence of Bishop Heber at Bombay,
Greek bubble, verses on,
473-state of the Syrian church, 474–
Greek committee, remarks on the conduct notice of the bishop's visit to Ceylon,
of the emissaries of, 224-particularly of 475, 476—his return to Calcutta, 476–
Lieut.-col. Leicester Stanhope, 224–226 visits Madras, ibid_his account of the
-performances of the committee, 227– Maha-Raja, 477—and of his son, ibid,
outline of their money transactions, 227, 478—Bishop Heber's fine character of
228_conduct of Lord Byron in Greece, Schwartz, 478—his death, 479-honours
229, 230—transactions connected with paid to his memory, 480.
the second Greek loan, 231, 232-com- Henderson's (Dr. E.) biblical researches and
position of the Greek committee, 232 travels, 363-character of his volume,
235 -exposure of the conduct of the 364—arrives at Novogorod, 365-notice
American Greek committee, 235, 236. of that city, ibid-avidity of the Russians
for the Scriptures, ibid-seception of the
Half-castes, in India, observations on the Dr. hy one of the Staroværtsi, or dis-
state of, 60.
senters from the Russian Greek church,
Head's (Capt. F. B.) Rough Notes during 366--superstition of the Betzpopootchini,
some journeys across the Pampas, 114 or priestless, another sect, ibid-notice of
-object of his journeys, 116, 117-ac the town of Trer, ibid-of Moscow, 367
count of a milk and butter association at -anecdote of Buonaparte, ibid-dotice
Buenos Aires, 119–price of provisions of Tula, 368— improved state of the Rus-
there,118_fanaticism of the inhabitants, sian roads, ibid-piety of a Russian
120-description of Santiago, 121, 122– priest, 369-singular spectacle at Biel-
manner in which the Gauchos slaughter gorod, ibid-character of the Malo-Rus-
cattle, 122—description of one of his sians, 370_appearance of Little Tartary,
journeys across the Pampas, 123-125– ibid-sepulchral monuments there, ibid
manners and habits of the Gauchos, 126 -monument at Pultowa, ibid notice of
128_description of San Luis, a town on Kief, and its holy places, 371-baptism
the Pampas, 132—of Mendoza, 133— of the Russians in 989, ibid-number of
gross indelicacy of the inhabitants, 134 Jews in the Russian dominions, 372–
character, pursuits, and opinions of the affairs of India, 44-considerations on the
Polish Jews, 372–374—notices of the local government of India, 45–49-and
Chasidim, or Jewish Pietists, 374– on the propriety of employing natives in
scene at the quarantine of Skulani, ib. provincial councils, 49, 50-observations
singular Mongolian monuments on the on the mode of levying the land revenue
steppe of the Dniester and the Bog, 375 of India, 51-on the qualification of the
-notice of Odessa, 375, 376—of Akmet civil servants of the East India Company,
chet, the principal town on the Crimea, 53, 54-suggestions for regulating the
377_of Bagtchisarai, ibid-devotion of Indian army, 55, 56-ánd for rewarding
the Tartars at divine worship, ibid-excel native officers, 57 Observations on the
lent character of the Karaite Jews, 378— British community in India, 58, 59_n
colonies of the Nogai Tartars, 379– the condition of the half-castes, or Anglo-
notice of the Russian quakers, 380—and Indians, 60—on the propagation of Chris-
of the colony of Prussian Mennonites, tianity in India, 61-and on the state of
380—Scythian tumuli, ibid, 381-Mora the press, 62, 63--particularly as it re-
vian colony at Sarepta, 382—Scotch spects the British community, 64_and
colony and mission at Carass, ibid-diffi the native population, 65—progressive
culties encountered by Mr. Brunton, in improvement in the natives of India, 446
printing his Turkish version of the New 448-wise conduct of Bishop Middle-
Testament, 382, 383—account of the ton, 449—mode of travelling in India,
Scotch mission among the Ingush, 383— 460, 461-character of the different na-
its termination, 384—German Millena tions inhabiting that country, 464 466
rians in the vicinity of Teflis, 384. -suggestions for the improvement of the
Henry VIII., remarks on the character of, Hindoos, 468_remarks on the architec-
tural antiquities of India, 471, 472. See
Hindoos, progressive improvement of, 446 Burmese War.
-448-suggestions for their further im- Ingush Tartars, notice of the Scotch mission
Hurdis's Poems, character of, 201—204. Invulnerables of the Burmese, account of the
Hurwitz's (Hyman) Hebrew Tales, 86—his
corps of, 493, 494
apology for the Talmudists, 96, 97~-re-
marks thereon, 97—100—his complaint Jacob's (W., Esq.), report on the trade in
of the infidelity of the modern dews, 100 corn, &c., 269. See Corn Laws.
-his eulogy of the Jewish Cabbala, 101- Jåts, an Indian tribe, notice of, 474, 475.
remarks thereon, ib.103—character of Jehudah (Rabbi), surnamed Haccadosh,
the Talmudic stories, 103_remarks on notice of, 88-account of his compilation
Mr. Hurwitz's attempt to explain some of of the Mishna, 89.
them, 105—108—allegorical tale of Rabbi Jesuits, power of in South America, and
Bar Channa, 108, 109_tale of Rabbi benefits actually conferred by them, 333
Akiba, 110-and of Alexander the Great, -their hostility to the Bible Society,
111, 112-fine tribute to Mr. Hurwitz 364.
by Mr. Coleridge, 114.
Jews, number of, in the Russian dominions,
372-character, opinions, and pursuits, of
Idolatry, abolition of, in Owhyhee, 425— the Polish Jews, 372–374-notice of the
Chasidim, or Jewish Pietists, 374- ex-
India, effect of tranferring the government cellent character of the Karaite Jews,
of India to his Majesty's ministers, 33, 378-persecution of the Jews by the Em-
34_qualifications of the Directors of the peror Adrian, 87_and by the Popes, .92
East India Company for administering -expelled frorn England in 1279, 93—
this government, 36-suggestions for re opposition to the return of the Jews
gulating the business of the Directors, during the Rebellion, 94—and to their
37, 38—41_and the patronage of the being naturalized, 95—their veneration
Directors, 39-proof that services in for the Talmud, 96.
India are not overlooked in England, 41 Johnson's (Dr.) character of Shakspeate's
-examination whether there be any Queen Katherine, 358, 359-remark of,
principle of exclusion to the employment on the popularity of Pomfret, 190.
of individuals, who may have served in Justice, venality of, in the Spanish colonies
- India, from a share in the home adminis in South America, 326-328.
tration of that empire, 41-44-proof of Kamehamaroo, Queen of Owhyhee, charac-
the attention given in parliament to the ter of, 429-account of her departure,