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Creoles, bitter hatred of, towards the Spa-]
niards, 334-336-its causes, 337.
Customs, mismanagement of, in South Ame-
Daghestan, productions of, 397, 398.
Damages, small, why frequently given in
actions for libel, 598-600.
Dariel, pass of, described, 390, 391.
Dartmoor, topographical sketch of, 166-
rivers, 167, 168-Cranmere lake, 167
-mountains or tors, 169-Forest, ibid
-extracts from the descriptive poem of
Darwin's (Dr.) poetical works, character
Derbent, pass of, described, 392.
Diaper's Poems, character of, 191, 192.
Directors of the East India Company, ob-
servations on the qualifications of, 36, 37
-an on the business of the Court of
Dramatic poetry, origin and character of,
Electro-Magnetism, notice of M. Ampère's
researches in, 237-facts proving the
tendency of electricity to produce mag-
netism, 238-242-distinctions, which
characterize the different forms of elec-
tricity and galvanism, 243-245-expe-
riments of Professor Ersted, 246 -
of Mr. Barlow, 248-of Mr. Faraday,
ibid, 249-remarks on the theory of
of M. Ampère's theory of electro-dyna-
mics, with remarks, 251-264-observa-
tions on terrestrial magnetism, 265-267
-advantage of M. Ampère's theory, 268.
Ellis's (William) Narrative of a Tour
through Owhyhee, &c., 419-his account
of the taboo, 423-of the volcano of Ki-
rauea, 426-of the departure of the Queen
of the Sandwich Islands for Europe, 430.
Emily, a neglected poet, character of, with
specimens of his productions, 193, 194.
English language, notice of the various at-
tempts to fix, 405-407.
English poetry, observations on, 185-me-
diocrity, why successful, ibid-meretri-
cious writers the most popular, and on
what account, 186-effect of the Rebel-
lion in perverting taste, ibid, 187-meta-
physical poetry, 188-golden age of the
mediocrists, 189-Pomfret, why popular,
190-popularity of Katherine Phillips,
ibid-Swift's character of Diaper's poems,
ibid, 191-influence of Pope in improv-
ing English poetry, 190-of the poets in
the reign of George II., 192, 193-of the|
reign of George III., 193-particularly of
Emily, ibid, 194-of Mason, 195-197
-brief continuance of the popularity of
Merry, 197, 198-of Darwin, 200-cha-
racter of his poetry, 198-200-and of
Cowper's, 201-and of Hurdis, 201-
204 of Dr. Sayers, 204-219.
Equitable Assurance Society, remarks on
the proportion of profits returned by it to
the parties assured, 10, 11-on the
periods at which its profits are assigned,
14, 15-and those at which assurers be-
come entitled to participate in a division
of profits, 17-Mr. Babbage's view of
the by-laws of 1816, 18-20-observations
on the measures of the directors and ac-
tuary, 20-22-and on the recommenda-
tion of the actuary, in 1825, 22—26—
evils resulting from this system, 26-fur-
ther remarks on the departure from the
deed of settlement, 27, 28-notice of
another mal-practice' in the Equitable
Society, 29-reasons for asserting that
this society has forfeited the name of
equitable,' 29, 30.
Establishments, observations on the reduc-
tion of, 292-299, 305, 306.
Evidence, what, admissible in the case of
action for libel, 578-580.
Faraday's (Mr.) electro-magnetic experi
ments, notice of, 248, 249.
Franklin's (Dr.) account of the supreme
court of judicature in Pennsylvania, 588,
Finance accounts of the United Kingdom,
table of, for the year 1825, 284, 285–
linear scale illustrating this table, 307–
explanation of that scale, 307-313-and
of the table of expenditure, 286-288-
effect of the national debt upon the coun-
try, 288-290-taxes repealed since the
battle of Waterloo, 291-observations on
the reduction of establishments, 292-
299, 305, 306 inconvenience of the
present system of finance, as it respects
the government, 300-schedule, showing
the expenditure of workmen, and the
effect of prosperity and adversity on the
working classes, as well as the effect of
taxation in diminishing their comforts,
Galvanism, how distinguished from elec-
Gamba (Chevalier) voyage dans la Russie
Méridionale, 363-notice of his scheme
for promoting the commerce of France,
particularly at the expense of that of
England, 386-outline of his travels, 387
-modern productions of the ancient Col-
chos, 388-account of an extraordinary
monument in Georgia, 389-state of
Georgia, 390-account of the pass of
Dariel across the Caucasus, 390, 391-
and of that of Derbent, 392-historical
notices of the kingdom of Georgia, 392,
393-manners of the Georgians, 393,
394-climate and productions of Georgia,
394, 395-population of the country to
the southward of the Caucasus, 395-
manners of the Georgian women, 396-
confirmation of a passage of Plutarch, ib.,
397-naphtha pits, of Bakou, 397-pro-
ductions of Daghestan, ib., 398-state
of the province and town of Kouba, 398
-notice of conjectures relative to the
Caspian Sea, 399, 400-proofs that its
waters are on the decrease, 400, 401.
Gambling, prevalence of, in South America,
Gauchos, or peasants of the Pampas, man-
ners and habits of, 125-128-their mode
of slaughtering cattle, 122.
Gemara, notice of, 89.
Georgia, account of an extraordinary monu-
ment in, 389-its state, 390-manners of
the inhabitants, 393, 394-especially of
the women, 396-productions, 394, 395
-population, 395-historical notices of
this country, 392, 393.
Greek bubble, verses on, 222.
Greek committee, remarks on the conduct
of the emissaries of, 224-particularly of
Lieut.-col. Leicester Stanhope, 224-226
-performances of the committee, 227-
outline of their money transactions, 227,
228-conduct of Lord Byron in Greece,
229, 230-transactions connected with
the second Greek loan, 231, 232-com-
position of the Greek committee, 232—
235-exposure of the conduct of the
American Greek committee, 235, 236.
Half-castes, in India, observations on the
state of, 60.
Head's (Capt. F. B.) Rough Notes during
some journeys across the Pampas, 114
-object of his journeys, 116, 117-ac-
count of a milk and butter association at
Buenos Aires, 119-price of provisions
there,118-fanaticism of the inhabitants,
120-description of Santiago, 121, 122——
manner in which the Gauchos slaughter
cattle, 122-description of one of his
journeys across the Pampas, 123-125-
manners and habits of the Gauchos, 126-
128-description of San Luis, a town on
the Pampas, 132-of Mendoza, 133—
gross indelicacy of the inhabitants, 134-
notice of his visits to the gold-mines of
Cerro de las Carolinas, and of Uspallata,
136-mode of travelling over the Cordil.
leras mountains, 136, 137-account of
Santiago in Chile, 139-mode of ascend-
ing and descending the mines, 143.
Heber, (Rt. Rev. Reginald, Bishop of Cal-
cutta,) farewell sermon, &c. 445, 446-
birth and early education of, 450, 451-
his honours at the university, 451, 452-
settles at Hodnet, 452-account of his
conduct as a parochial clergyman, 453,
454-character of his Bampton lectures,
453-and of his life of Bishop Taylor,455
-appointed preacher at Lincoln's Inn,
455, 456-specimens of his hymns, 454,
455, notes-nominated to the see of Cal-
cutta, 456-beautiful extracts from his
farewell sermon at Hodnet, 457, 458-
embarks for India, 459-his pursuits
during the voyage, ibid-arrives in India,
ibid-his wise suggestions for the welfare
of the church, 460-description of travel-
ling in India, 460, 461-laborious duties
of Bishop Heber, 461-extract from one of
his sermons, 461, 462-his account of the
natives of India, 464-467-suggestions
for their conversion, 468-and education,
469, 470-observations on the architec-
tural antiquities of Hindostan, 471-473
-residence of Bishop Heber at Bombay,
473-state of the Syrian church, 474—
notice of the bishop's visit to Ceylon,
475, 476-his return to Calcutta, 476-
visits Madras, ibid-his account of the
Maha-Raja, 477-and of his son, ibid,
478-Bishop Heber's fine character of
Schwartz, 478-his death, 479-honours
paid to his memory, 480.
Henderson's (Dr. E.) biblical researches and
travels, 363-character of his volume,
364-arrives at Novogorod, 365-notice
of that city, ibid-avidity of the Russians
for the Scriptures, ibid-reception of the
Dr. by one of the Staroværtsi, or dis-
senters from the Russian Greek church,
366-superstition of the Betzpopootchini,
or priestless, another sect, ibid notice of
the town of Tver, ibid-of Moscow, 367
-anecdote of Buonaparte, ibid-notice
of Tula, 368-improved state of the Rus-
sian roads, ibid-piety of a Russian
priest, 369-singular spectacle at Biel-
gorod, ibid-character of the Malo-Rus-
sians, 370-appearance of Little Tartary,
ibid-sepulchral monuments there, ibid
-monument at Pultowa, ibid-notice of
Kief, and its holy places, 371-baptism
of the Russians in 989, ibid-number of
Jews in the Russian dominions, 372-
character, pursuits, and opinions of the
Polish Jews, 372-374-notices of the
Chasidim, or Jewish Pietists, 374-
scene at the quarantine of Skulani, ib.
-singular Mongolian monuments on the
steppe of the Dniester and the Bog, 375
-notice of Odessa, 375, 376-of Akmet-
chet, the principal town on the Crimea,
377 of Bagtchisarai, ibid-devotion of
the Tartars at divine worship, ibid-excel-
lent character of the Karaite Jews, 378-
colonies of the Nogai Tartars, 379-
notice of the Russian quakers, 380-and
of the colony of Prussian Mennonites,
380-Scythian tumuli, ibid, 381-Mora-
vian colony at Sarepta, 382-Scotch
colony and mission at Carass, ibid—diffi-
culties encountered by Mr. Brunton, in
printing his Turkish version of the New
Testament, 382, 383-account of the
Scotch mission among the Ingush, 383-
its termination, 384 German Millena-
rians in the vicinity of Teflis, 384.
Henry VIII., remarks on the character of,
affairs of India, 44-considerations on the
local government of India, 45-49-and
on the propriety of employing natives in
provincial councils, 49, 50-observations
on the mode of levying the land revenue
of India, 51-on the qualification of the
civil servants of the East India Company,
53, 54-suggestions for regulating the
Indian army, 55, 56-and for rewarding
native officers, 57-Observations on the
British community in India, 58, 59-on
the condition of the half-castes, or Anglo-
Indians, 60-on the propagation of Chris-
tianity in India, 61-and on the state of
the press, 62, 63-particularly as it re-
spects the British community, 64-and
the native population, 65-progressive
improvement in the natives of India, 446
-448-wise conduct of Bishop Middle-
ton, 449-mode of travelling in India,
460, 461-character of the different na-
tions inhabiting that country, 464–466
-suggestions for the improvement of the
Hindoos, 468-remarks on the architec-
tural antiquities of India, 471, 472. See
Hindoos, progressive improvement of, 446
-448-suggestions for their further im-Ingush Tartars, notice of the Scotch mission
Hurdis's Poems, character of, 201-204.
Hurwitz's (Hyman) Hebrew Tales, 86-his
Invulnerables of the Burmese, account of the
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 Jews, 100 corn, &c., 269. See Corn Laws.
-his eulogy of the Jewish Cabbala, 101-Jâts, 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,
111, 112-fine tribute to Mr. Hurwitz
by Mr. Coleridge, 114.
their hostility to the Bible Society,
Idolatry, abolition of, in Owhyhee, 425-
Jews, number of, in the Russian dominions,
372-character, opinions, and pursuits, of
the Polish Jews, 372-374-notice of the
Chasidim, or Jewish Pietists, 374-ex-
cellent character of the Karaite Jews,
378-persecution of the Jews by the Em-
peror Adrian, 87-and by the Popes, .92
-expelled frorn England in 1279, 93-
opposition to the return of the Jews
during the Rebellion, 94-and to their
being naturalized, 95-their veneration
for the Talmud, 96.
Johnson's (Dr.) character of Shakspeare's
Queen Katherine, 358, 359-remark of,
on the popularity of Pomfret, 190.
Justice, venality of, in the Spanish colonies
in South America, 326-328.
Kamehamaroo, Queen of Owhyhee, charac-
ter of, 429-account of her departure,
India, effect of tranferring the government
of India to his Majesty's ministers, 33,
34-qualifications of the Directors of the
East India Company for administering
this government, 36-suggestions for re-
gulating the business of the Directors,
37, 38-41-and the patronage of the
Directors, 39-proof that services in
India are not overlooked in England, 41
-examination whether there be any
principle of exclusion to the employment
of individuals, who may have served in
India, from a share in the home adminis-
tration of that empire, 41-44-proof of
the attention given in parliament to the
with the king, for England, 430-her ill- Malcolm's (Sir John) Political History of
ness and death, 431.
Karaite Jews, excellent character of, 378.
Karass, notice of the Scotch mission at,
India, 32-its plan, ib. 33-and charac-
ter, 66-his opinion on the transfer of
the government of India to his majesty's
ministers, 33, 34-remarks thereon, 34
-36—and on the qualifications requisite
for a director of the East India company,
36, 37-and on the business of the court
of directors, 37-39-on the exclusion
of individuals who have served the East
India company from a share in the go-
vernment in India, as well as from the
highest offices of administration, 41-44
-his assertion that Indian affairs do not
receive sufficient attention in parliament,
refuted, 44-examination of his views
respecting the local government of India,
45-48-necessity of revising the judi-
cial system, 49-51-and the mode of
collecting the revenue, 51, 52-sir J.
Malcolm's opinion on the earliest proper
age for persons being employed in the
civil service, 52, 53-his suggestions for
improving the regulation of the Indian
army, 54-58-abstract of his observa-
tions on the British community in India,
58-59-on the half castes or Anglo-
Indians, 60-on the propagation of chris-
tianity in India, 61, 62-and on the
liberty of the press there, 63-65.
Malo-Russians, character of, 370.
Manufacturers, cause of the distress of, ex-
amined, and remedy for it, 275-277-
considerations, how far their distress
would be relieved by a diminished price
of corn arising from foreign importation,
278-281-suggestions for relieving that
Kief, and its holy places, notice of, 371.
Kouba, state of the province and town of,398.
Labourer.-Effects of the higher degree of
taxation on the English labourer as com-
pared with that of France, 295-schedules
showing the expenditure of workmen in
different trades and occupations, at dif-
ferent periods for each trade, so as to
show the effect of prosperity and adver-
sity on the comforts of the working
classes, as well as the effect of taxation
in diminishing these comforts, 313-315.
Libel (Law of), vague objections alleged
against, 569-unsatisfactoriness of exist-
ing definitions of libel, ibid―advantage |
of the law of libel being administered by
a jury, 570-correct definition of libel,
571-what constitutes a libel, 572-pub-
lication, what, ibid, 573-sketch of the
law relating to publication, 573, 574-
mode of procedure by which it is en-
forced, 575-by information, 576-and
by action for damages, ibid, 577-what
evidence is material, 578-580-exami-
nation of the question, whether truth
ought or ought not to be admitted as a
conclusive defence to a prosecution, 581
-583-and of the wisdom or injudicious-
ness of the law, which forbids the truth
of the statement to be given in evidence
on an indictment for libel, 584-588-
refutation of the objections to the law de-
claring truth to be a libel 594—598-ob-
servations on the causes why small da-
mages are frequently given in actions for
libel, 598-600-and on the question
whether the truth of the libellous state-
ment ought to be received in evidence, in
mitigation of the defendant's guilt, when
brought up for judgment, 601-particu-
larly in the case of the King v. Burdett,
ibid, 602, 603-soundness and propriety
of the law, in this case, in point of reason
and justice, 604-607-0
-on the practical
execution of the law, 607-609.
Liberty of the press in India, observations on
Life assurance. See Assurance.
Loans, (Greek) remarks on, 227, 228-231,
Magnetism (Terrestrial) remarks on, 265–
267. See Electro-Magnetism.
Mason's poetry, observations on, 195—
sonnet on his birth-day, 196-his little
influence on his contemporaries and suc-
Mendoza, in South America, description of,
133-gross indecency of its inhabitants,
Mennonites, notice of a colony of, in
Southern Russia, 380.
Merry's poetry, popularity of short-lived,
and why, 199, 200.
Middleton (Bp.) wise conduct of, in India,
Miers (John) travels in Chile and La Plata,
114-object of his travels, 116, 117—
description of a dinner at Buenos Ayres,
118-profligacy of the Romish clergy, 121
annoyed by mosquitoes,129-and winged
bugs, 130-description of a gambling
scene at which he was present, 134—
character of the Chilians, 139.
Mines of Cerro de las Carolinas, notice of,
136 of Uspallata, ib.-of San Pedro
Nolasco, 142-144-notice of various
English companies for working South
American mines, 145-frauds practised
by the American agents, ib. 146.
Mishna, account of, 89.
Missionaries, Moravian, at Sarepta, account
of, 382-Scotch missionaries at Karass,
ib. and among the Ingush, 383-re-
marks on the conduct of the American
missionaries at Owhyhee, 438—441—
letter confirming their misconduct, 609.
Mita, or compulsory service, exacted by the
Spaniards of the natives of South Ame-
Mongolian Tartar monuments, notice of,375.
Morgan (Mr.) deed of settlement,&c. of the
Society for Equitable Assurances, with
his addresses, 1-extract from his address
to the general court in December, 1809,
17, 18-strictures on its interpretation
and effect, 18-21-and on his address
in 1825, 22-28.
Millenarians, German colony of, near Teflis, |
Milman (Rev. H. H.) Anne Boleyn, a dra-
matic poem, 351-strictures on the cha-
racters introduced by him, especially Odessa, notice of, 375, 376.
Angelo Caraffa, ib. 352, 355, 356, 357-Ersted (Professor), notice of his electro-
parallel between him and Shakspeare's
Wolsey, 352, 353-355-between Mr.
Milman's Anne Boleyn and Shakspeare's,
Moscow, notice of, 367.
Mosquitoes of the Pampas, notice of, 129.
Murray (Lindley) memoirs of, 148-remarks
thereon, 153, 154.
Naphtha-pits of Bakou, 397.
National debt, effect of, upon the country,
Newspapers, number of, in circulation, 567
-observations on the manner in which
they are conducted, 593, 594.
Nogai Tartars, colonies of, 379.
Novel, why not found among the ancients,
519-different kinds of novels, 520-
comparison of the novels of Fielding and
Smollett, 522-the later novels of the
author of Waverley,' why inferior to his
earlier productions, 523-character of his
'Redgauntlet, 524-remarks on his dic-
tion, 525-528-on 'Waverley,' 529-
points of resemblance between Quentin
Durward and Schiller's Wallenstein,'
530-547-remarks on 'Kenilworth,'
548, 549-plan of Brambletye-house,'
550-555-remarks thereon, 555-559
-plan of Tor-hill,' 559-563-speci
mens of it, with remarks, 563-566.
Novogorod, notice of, 365.
magnetic researches, 237, 246.
Owhyhee, account of, 424, 425-abolition
of idolatry there, 425-427-anecdotes
of the king and queen of, 429-their
embarkation for, and arrival in England,
430, 431-their illness and death, 432-
their funeral, in Owhyhee,434, 435-ex.
cellent hints given to the national council
for governing the island, 437-conduct
of the American missionaries in this
island, and its effects, 438-441.
Pampas, or great plain of South America,
described, 123, 124-manners of its inha-
bitants, 125--128-infested with mos-
quitoes, 129-and winged bugs, 130-
notice of the towns on this plain, 132,
Passes over the Caucasus, described, 390-
Peru, flagrant abuses in, 325-power of
the Viceroys, 326-venality of justice,
326-mismanagement of the customs,
328-shameless profligacy of the Romish
clergy, 329-331-animosity between
the Spaniards and the Creoles, 334-
337-exactions made by the Spaniards
upon the Aborigines, 338, 339-parti-
cularly of the priests and their concu-
bines, 342-compulsory service of the
Indians, 341-mockery of the religious
services, performed for the Indians, 343.
Phillips (Katherine), remarks on the popu
larity of, 190.