the farmers, 423; the agriculturist
not the only sufferer of the country,
ib.; mercantile distress, ib.; the pre-
sent distress is common to all the in-
dustrious part of the nation, 424;
poverty the source of this general
distress, 425; causes of this poverty,
ib.; remedy, 426; remarks on the
'conduct of government in regard to

its expenditure, 427
Dooraunee monarchy in Canbul, ac-

count of its establishment, 460
Druids circle at Stonehenge, poetical des.

cription of, 474,5
Duncan's essay on the nature of parish

banks, &c. 509, 609, et seq.
Durant's sermon on the best mode of

preaching Christ, 174, et seq.; stale.
ment of facts (in preaching) should be

full and unequivocal, 174, 5.
Durie, Mr. a native of Bengal, remark-

able account of him, 563, et seq.

king, 469; audience given to the em.
bassy, ib.; magnificent appearance of
the prince, 470; the monarchy in a
declining state, ib.; Caubul seized by
Shah Mahmood and Futteh Khan,
ib.; dangerous predicament of the
embassy, ib.; perverse adherence of
the natives to old habits, 471; recal
of the embassy, ib.; total defeat of
the king, ib.; return of the party, ib ;
description of the Punjaub, 472 ; ges-
graphy of Caubul, 556 ; population,
557 ; greatest height of the Hindoo
Coosh chain, ib.; triple chain of Soli-
maun, ib.; description of the country
round Peshawer, ib.; of the inbabitants,
558 ; tradition that the Afghauns are
the descendants of the ten tr.bes, 559;
extract, ib.; internal regalations of
the Afghauns, 561; their manners,
ib.; literary pursuits, ib.; poets, 562;
religion, it ; trade, ib.; agriculture,
ib.; government, ib.; remarkable ac-
count of Mr. Durie, 563 ; Caufiris.
tan, inhabited by the supposed dese
cendants of the Greeks left there by

Alexander the Great, 564
Embassy to Caubul, ceremonies attende
.ing its presentation to the king, 469,

East India Company, contrast of the
• conduct of the Dutch and the British,

in regard to the propagation of re.

ligion, 229
Edgeworth's, Sneyd, memoirs of the
• Abbé Edgeworth, 173, 4
Egede, Mr, the Danish missionary, ac-

count of his labours among the Green -

landers, 233
Elbrus, a Caucasian mountain, its great

height, 339; superstitious notions of

the natives concerning it, 340
Eliot, his intrepidily and firmness in

preaching among hostile Indians, 229,
et seq.; bis labours in translating the
'scriptures, 230; account of his

successors, ib. i.
Elphinstone's account of the kingdom

of Çaubul, 457, et seq.; British domi.
nion in Asia beneticial to the pa-
tives, ib.; arrangements of the obo
jects of inquiry, ib.; divisions of sub-
jects treated of in the work, 460; ac-
count of the establishment of the
Dooraunee monarchy in Caubul, ib.
et seg.; their invasion of Persiä, ib.;
successful enterprises of Ahmed Shah,
461; intrigues of Futteh Khan, 462;
origin of the mission, 463 ; its equip.
ment, ib.; sands of Canound, 464;
Singuana, 8c. described, ib.; hills of
shifting sand, ib.; distress of the
party, 465; Bikaneer, ib.; character
of its prince, ib.; Pouggul; 466; a
mirage, b.; Moultan, ib.; Soliman's
throne, ib.; credulity of the natives,
ib.; Calla-baugh, its remarkuble situation,
467; Peshawer, 468; ridiculous cete-
monies attending presentations to the

English historical writers, neither of the

three, strictly speaking, an English-

man, 18; their excellence in the art
. of writing history originated probably

in a mixture of French vivacity and

British gravity, 19
Entomology, Kirby and Spence's jutro-

duct on to. 572, et seq.; prejudice
against this and other similar studies,
ib.; government alarmed in regard to
the Hessiau ay, 573, (note) study
not to be confined exclusively to par-
ticular objects, 574, et seq.; some ao
count of the authors, 576; contents
of the work, 576; arrangements of
subjects injudicious, ib.; transforma-
tions of insects, 577 ; their enormous
increase, ib.; destructive nature of some
insects, 578; formica saccharivora, 579;
Alight of locusts, ib.; benefit derived

from insects, 580; instances of it, 581;
. ulility of insects as food, ii, et seg.;

anecdote of James 1st. 583 ; appara-
tus of the spider for spinning described

Erghum, bishop, his great power, 454
Firror, its nature and influence, 538, 9
Established church, solid grounds on

which it may apprehend danger, 58;
declared by one of the clergy to be di-
vided into the orthodox and the evangelie
cal parties, 60

Evangelical and orthodox clergymen,
• their points of difference, 545
Evidence of a fact is either defective,

sufficient, or compelling, 184, et seq.
the disciples had sufficient evidence of
the resurrection, 185; inquiry into
what constitutes sufficient evidence of
a fact, 186; self-love or self-interest
oppose the due impression of just evi-

dence, 186
Exercise, Mr. Finch's estimate of ils ima

portance to insane patients, 300

Faith has for its object always some fact,

182 ; inquiry how this faith becomes
praiseworthy, or the contrary, 183,
et seg.; illustrated in the conduct of
the disciples in regard to the resurrec-
tion of Christ, 184 ; the truth and
the belief of a fact different, ib.; evi-
dence of a fact either defective, suffi-
cient, or compelling, ib.; the disciples
had sufficient evidence of the resurrec.

tion, 185
Faith, Mr. A. Fuller on the nature of,

481, et seq.; various controversies oc-
casioned by Mr. F.'s strictures on it,

482, et seq.
Farmers, inquiry into their present dis.

tressed state, 420, et seq.
Fecundity of insects, 577
Fez, description of, population, &c.

528; its mosques very numerous,
529; place in one of them for the 200-

men to attend al public prayers, ib.
Fortifications, ancient American, des.

cribed, 115; their extensive inagni.
tude, 116; one mound covered with

cotton trees, ib.;
France, deplorable state of its present

moral condition, 210; was never

really a commercial country, 214
Freedom of the press, its tendency to

preserve true patriotism, 215
French mobs, their rate of hire, 70
French patriotisın prior to the revolu-

tion, its nature, 215; English patri-

otism contrasted with it, ib.
French Protestants resolutions, &c. re-

lative to the persecution of, extracted
from the proceedings of the Protes.
tant dissenting ministers, 177, et seg.;
the details not of doubtful authority,
ib.; conduct of the dissenting minis-
ters on the first rumour of the perse-
cution, 178; letters purporting to
have been written by tbe French cler-
sy to the English dissenting ministers,
written merely to allay the suspicions
of the French police, ib.; insuperable
difficulty of forming a just estimate
of the internal state of France, 179

Fuller, Andrew, Morris's memoirs of the

life and writings of, 478, et seq.;
early years of Mr. Fuller, ib.; his
settlement at Soham, 479; change
in his religious views, ib.; removes to
Kettering, ib.; becomes secretary to
the baptist mission, ib.; arduous na.
ture of his labours in that office, ib.;
statement of his last moments, 480;
controversy on faith, 482 ; crude
objections of Mr. Button and Mr.
Martin, ib.; faith and repentance the
gift of God but the duty of man, ib.;
objections of Mr. Dan. Taylor, ib.
et seg. ; Mr. P. a firm believer
in the doctrine of personal election,
ib.; the provision made by the death of
Christ, of two kinds, 485; Mr. D. Tay-
lor's system inefficient, ib.; objection
of Mr. A. Mc Lean; ib.; its nature,
ib.; second objection of Mr. A. Mc
Lean, 487; controversy on the Sys-
• tems compared,' ib.; some objec-
tions against it examined and refuted,
488; Mr. Hall's remarks on the
manners and character of Mr. Fuller.
489;. Mr. Morris's sketch of his minisa
terial talents, 490 ; concluding re-

jaarks, ib.; et seq.
Gaudshuhr, or miraculous pillar of re-

ligion, 334
Gardanne, general, his embassy to the court

of Persia , 463
Gass, Patrick, his unsatisfactory parra-

tion of the expedition to the source of

the Missouri, 106
Gates of the rocky mountain, Captain

Lewis and Clarke's passage up the

Missouri, through them, 127 1
Geneva, Sismondi's considerations on,

94, el seg.; probable evil that would
arise from its annexation to the Hel-
vetic league, 95; its importance as
an enlightened Protestant continental
state, 96; belongs morally to England,


Georgia, Klaproth's travels in, 328,

et seq.
Geography of Caubul, 556
Gibbon's miscellaneous works, 1, et seg.;

character and estimate of the author's
letters, 3; Gibbon less irreligious than
Hume, 4 ; the subject of his history
possesses advantages superior to
those of his two competitors, ib. et
seg.; his long hesitation in regard to
the choice of his subject, 6; great ad.
vantage possessed by the historian of
his own times over other historical
writers, 7; nature of Voltaire's, &c.
historical attempts, ib.; other advan-

tages of Gibbon over Hume and Ro. heart the true source of the unbelief
bertsoa, 8; his ardour and perseve. of the disciples, 187; import of the
rance, ib.; extract, ib.; difficalty of term, hardness of heart, ib.; its scrip-
the historian to arrive at truth, 10; tural import different from the gene-
two leading features of his history rally received meaning, 188; the
stated, 12; inferior to Hume and scepticism of Hume and Gibbon, ori-
Robertson in historical painting, ginated in bardness of heart, in the
ib. ; its causes endeavoured to be scriptural sense, ib.; Hume and Gib.
accounted for, 13; some remarks bon passed through life comparatively
on Gibbon's manner in regard to free from trouble, 190; the stimulus of
Hotes, ib.; notes unknown to the an hope necessary to excite man tu cor-
cients, ib.; sanctioned by our three stant exertion, ib.; men ip elevated
great historians, 14; character of life, not feeling the want of religion,
Mr. G.'s notes, ib., objections to them, inquire not into its evidences, 191;
ib; Mr. G.'s style considered, ib.; inquiry into the origin and into the
character of Hume's style, 15; Ro nature of the faith of the general body
bertson's, ib.; art a prevalent feature of the clergy, 192, et seq.; inefficacy
in Gibbon's style, ib.; deficient in con of mere clerical faith, 193; unbelief
cealing it, ib.; followed Tacitus as his the prevailing disease of human na-
model, ib.; his style to be justly ap. ture, 194; investigation into the
preciated must be studied, ib.; many causes of the exemplary lives of our
objectionable peculiarities of his style most noted infidels, and of Gibbon,
adduced, 16; ertract, illustralive, ib.; 195 ; some other circumstances tend-
peculiar construction of Gibbon's pe ing to strengthen unbelief, &c. 196;
riods, 17; instances, ibi; his gallicisms causes of the luminous views of reli.
comparatively few, 18; two particu gious truth, as exhibited in the write
lars in which these three historians ings of bishop Horsley, and other
remarkably agree, ib. et seq.; their such writings, 197; Dr. Robertsoa
excellence as historians dependent. possessed at least clerical faith, ibi;
probably upon an admixture of the Mr. Gibbon's propensity to indelicacy
French and English character, 19; in his quotations, its causes investi-
neither historian ever wrote poetry, gated, 197, et seg.; Gibbon more inge-
ib.; poetry incompatible with the nuous than Hume who was less inde-
eloquence essential to historical com licate, 198; his character artless, ib.:
position, ib.; Gibbow's style approxi scorned to conceal the real propen-
mates too closely to poetry, and that sities of his heart, ib.; Dr. Robertson's
of the worst kind, 20; two exception writings perfectly free from indelicate
able features of Gibbon's history, allusions, 199; some objections
180; reviewer's confession of his former against destroying any of the writings
infidelity, ib.; Gibbon's scepticism of Mr. Gibbon, 199, et seq.; advan-
pervades his work on the Decline and tages that may be expected from
Fall, 181; instances from the present studying the springs and motives of
work, ib.; inquiry into the nature of so extraordinary a mind as Mr. Gib-
religious doubting, 182 ; man, praise bon's, 200
or blame-worthy in proportion as his Gisborne's letters to the bishop of Glou-
conduct proceeds from the heart, ib.: cester, on the subject of the British
fact always the objects of faith, and Foreign Bible Society, 53, et seq.;
ib. ; man required to believe not see Bible Society.
to comprehend, for his salvation, Glover's thoughts on the character and
ib.; inquiry how this faith becomes tendency of the property tax, &c.
praiseworthy, and the contrary, ib.; 417, et seq.
hature of faith, ib.; on the unbelief Good's translation of the book of Job,
of the disciples in regard to the resur.. 132, et seq.; Mr. Gi's eulogy on the
rection of Jesus Christ, ib.; evidence book, 133; states it to be a regular
considered as being either defective, epic poem, 134; its supposed scene,
sufficient, or compelling, ib.; in ib.; its divisions, ib.; the subject, id;
quiry into what constitutes sufficient according to Mr. G. ib.; and Mr.
evidence, 186; self-love the great ob Scott, ib.; on the author and era of the
stacle to the reception of just evi poem, ib. et sequ; objections, ib. et
dence, ib.; absolute indifference not seg.; doctrines of the book of Job,
the proper state for the accurate dis 136, et seq.; remarks on the doctrine
crimination of truth, ib.; hardness of of angels, 137; on the resumection,

138; commencement of the poem,
139; extracts from Mr. Go's translation
and critical remarks on them, 139, et seq.;
extracts from the notes, 148, et seq.;
errors of the press, &c. noticed, 150;

see correspondence,
Government, true nature and extent of

its interference in regard to religion,
&c. 218; remarks on its late enor

mous expenditure, 427, et seq.
Greeks, tradition of a country inhabited

by the descendants of those settled in
the east, in the time of Alexander,

Greenlanders, account of the first fruits of

the Moravian missions among them,
224, 5; the Christian Greenlanders in

1750, 232
Griffin's memoirs of Captain James

Wilson, 275, et seq., chief subjects of
the narrative, 276, et seq.; account of

his conversion, ib, et seq.
Gunpowder, a solitary discovery, its

cause according to lord Bacon, 256
Garney's serious address to the clergy,

84, et seq.; reflections on the taking of
the priestly office, 85; striking instance
of ignorance in a Christian reviewer,

Hall, Robert, his expression of his great

veneration, for the late Rev. Andrew

Fuller, 489
Hamilton, Lady, memoirs of, 284;

her personal qualities, 285; her infe-
rior origin, 286; her residence with
Mr. Greville, 287; marries Sir
William Hamilton, ib.; her influence
over lord Nelson, ib.; becomes a vo-
luntary spectator of the execution of
the uşhappy Carraccioli, 288; her anx-
iety on account of her daughter, 288,9;
lady He not concerned in the publica-

tion of lord Nelson's letters, ib.
Hardness of heart, inquiry into its scrip-

tural meaning, 187, et seq.; Dr. Ror
bertson's misapplication of the term,

Harigill, Mr. and his son murdered by.

lord Slourlon and his four sons, 457
Headlong Hall, 352, et seq.; a humour.

ous piece, ib.; description of the cha-
racters, ib. et seq.; extracts, conversa.
tion, on modern picturesque gardening,
374 ; between a deteriorationist and a
perfectibilian, 375; on the nature of
disinterestedness, 376, et seq.; Cranium's
lecture or skulls, 378; his practical in.
ferences, 379, love and opporlunity, a

song, 380
Heathen, propagation of Christianity

among thein since the Reformation,

223 ; sec Brown.
Hebrew scriptures, difficulty in regard

to interpreting them, 22; new mea
thod of interpretation, ib.;third me-
thod followed and perfected by Schul-

tens, ib.
Hessian Fly, alarm occasioned by the

fear of its being brought into the kinga

dom, 573, (note)
Hewling, B. and W. grandsons of Mr.

Kiffin, their execution, 407
Hills, the Rev. Rowland, religious free.

dom in danger, 493, et seq.; era of
the enactment of the poors' rates, ib.;
evils that may be expected from tax-
ing places of worship, 494 ; import-
ance of the question, 495 ; Mr. Van-
sittart's bill of last sessions misundere
stood, ib.; distressing case of 'a con-
gregation at Worcester, 496; libera-
Jity of the congregation at Surrey
chapel, ib.; attempt to tax Surrey
chapel adverse to the great majority
of the inhabitants, and to the parish

officers, 496, (note.)
Highlands, letters from, 236, et seq.; in-

terest excited by the Highland cha-
racter, 237 ; military reverses of the
Highlanders during the early part of
the last century attended with the
decay of their peculiar customs, &c.
ib.; testimony of Dr. Johnson, 238 ;
remote date of their letters, ib.; their
information unsatisfactory, 239; the
author's qualifications examined, ib.;
style of the work objectionable,
description of the Highlanders, 241,
et seq.; intellectual superiority of
the Highland mountaineers over the
English peasants, 245; Scotch cookery,
246; the author's offensive description
of Highland scenery, 248 ; similarities
and variations in Alpine scenery,
ib.; Ben Nevis, the highest point
of the Highlands, ib.; character of
the Alpine scenery of Scotland, 250;
effects of grand scenery on the hu-
man mind and feelings, ib.' et seq. ;
on the Highlander in particular, 251,
et seq.; the author impeaches the bos-
pitality of the Highlanders, 252, 3;
change in the Highland character of

a highly beneficial tendency, 254
Hindoo Coosh, highest elevation of this

range of mountains, 557
History, importance and advantages of slu-

dying it, 595
Home on the influence of the nerves

upon the action of the arteries, 515
Home's account of the fossil remains of

an animal more nearly allied to fishes than any other classes of animals,

514 Home's observations on the functions of

the brain, 506 . Hooker on the nature of sacraments,

439, et seq.; on the necessity of bap

tism, 442 Hooper's advantages of early piety,

590, 1 · Horsley's, bishop, book of psalms, 20,

et seq.; his diversified qualifications, ib.; considered as a theologian 21; announcement of his posthumous papers, ib.; difficulties in regard to interpreting the Hebrew scriptures, 22; new method of interpretation, ib.; a third method adopted by Schultens, ib.; the psalms are applied chiefly to the Messiah by bishop H. 23; principle of his application stated, ib. et seq.; his arguments, 25; general remarks on the subjects of the psalms, 26 ; objections to the bishop's hypothesis, ib. et seg.; bases which may justify the application of certain passages of the old testament to the Messiah, 27 ; versions of certain psalms by Dr. Horsley and by the Reviewer, 28, et

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Horsley's, bishop, nine sermons, 151, et

seq.; prophecies among the heathens concerning the Messiah, their origin according to bishop Horsley, 152, 3; objections, ib.; means by which those prophecies were preserved among them, 154; the evidence of the fact of our Lord's resurrection, 155 ; application of the expression some doubted, ib. et seq.; extract in answer to unbelievers in the resurrection of Christ, 157, 8; Christ had no residence on the earth after the resurrection, ib. ; his subse. quent appearance said to have been miraculous, ib.; on the sufficiency of

sctiplure, 158 Hume, his irreligion far exceeded Gib

bon's, 4; his history indebted for its chief interest to its being national, 5; Gibbon and Hume not endowed with the talent of rapid elocution, 6; character of Hume's style, 15, 17; never indulged in any poetical attempt, 19; less indelicate in his writings than

Gibbon, 198 Hunt's story of Rimini, a poem, 380;

et seq.; character of the poem, narrative, ib.; tale objectionable, 381; a spring morning, ib.; various extracts, ib. el seq.

Indelicacy, Mr. Gibbon's propensity for

it in his quotations and allusions considered, 197; Home less indelicate than Gibbon, 198; Dr. Robertson's writings perfectly free from this

charge, 199 Independents, first church of, in Eag.

land, 402 Infallibility, Romish, considered, col.

lective infallibility, 323 Influence of vast avd antecedently un

explored regions'on a philosophic and

imaginative spirit, 107 Inquiry into the causes of the exem

plary lives of some of our most noted

infidels, 195, et seq. Insanity, remarkable instance of its alter.naling with bodily disease, 296; its frequent cessation previous to the ap

proach of death, 296 Insects, transformations of, 577; their

surprising fecundity, ib.; destructive nature of some species, 578, 9; flight of locusts, ib.; benefits derived from insects, 580; extract, 581, 2 ; considered

as articles of food, 581, et seq. Jacob, Joseph, short sketch of his life,

586; strict laws adopted in his church, 586,7; extracts froin two remarkable

sermous of his, 587, et seq. Jacobins, their state under Bonaparte, 69 James I. begs the loan of a pair of silk

stockings, 583 Jefferson, Madison, Gallatin rivers,

what and where, 128 Jewel, bishop, his character, 455 Jews, after the captivity, supposed to

have settled in Afghaunistan, 560, et

seg. Jews, miserable state and cruel usage of

at Morocco, 527 Job, J. M. Good's translation of the

book of, 132, et seg.; see Good. Johnson, Dr. his remarks on alpine sce

nery, 248, 9 Jonah, a poem, by J. W. Bellamy, 289, et seq.; extract, 290

- by E. Smedley, 291, et seq.; extract, ib. Journal of Llewellyn Penrose, a seaman,

395, et seq. Kaaba (El), or the House of God, at

Mecca, descriprion of, 535; the black or heavenly stone, ib; ceremony of wash

ing its foor, 536 Kaïd, bis powers and mode of adminis

tering justice at Fez, 525 Kidd's observations respecting the natu

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