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COMPACT, violation of, in what
refpect not deftructives of its
obligation, 134, 135.
pounding, what,
CONCLAVE, at Rome, animofi-

DEARTH, artificial, iniquity of,
DEFAMATION, how far punish-
able in England, 17.
DEMOSTHENES, his character and
conduct, 264, 265-271.8-2
his hypothefis

ties among the Cardinals there, DESAGULIERS for the afcent


at the election of a Pope, 620.
CONFIRMATION, a Reply to a
Quære concerning it, 314. AS
practifed in our church, tends
to cherish falfe prefumptuous
hopes, 315.
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CONSISTORY, of whom compo-
fed, 618.
CONSTANTINE, a Pagan Empe-
ror, his kindness to the Chrif-
tians, 570....
people in, 28ó.
CONTROVERSY, a religious one
decided by King Ofwy, 579.
COPTS, a remarkable convent of,
CORRECTNESS, the term often
mifapplied, 61.
CRITICISM, an enquiry whether
the study of, has prevented the
appearance of any extraordi-
nary poetical works, 6z, feq.
CRUCIFIXION, the true time of
our Saviour's, endeavoured to
be afcertained, 241–244.
CURCELLÆUSs, his doubt con-
cerning the omnipresence of
God, 248.

CUSTOM, not to be pleaded in

favour of injustice, 622.01
CYCLOPOEDIA, new edition of,
cenfured for a particular arti-
cle, 626.

DANCINO, how improved, 109.
DANIAL de Foe, account of a
modern fcribbler characterized
under that appellation, 417-
DATURY, its meaning and ufes,

for accounting
of vapours, 363. Fil ตาม
DESCARTES, his opinion as to
the afcent of vapours, ibid.
DESPOTISM, What, 220-222.
Dew, drops of, on the leaves of

colewort, not in contact with
the plant, 383.
DISSENTERS, of all denomina-
tions, number of in London,
DIVAN, defcription of 137, Note.

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Meaning of the word, ibid.
DROPSY, fweet oil a cure for,
DRUIDS, their conduct and in-
fluence in religion and politics,
568, feq.
DRUMMOND, of Hawthornden,
his poetical character, 55.
DYDIMUS of Alexandria, his re-


markable fagacity, 245.
EELES, Henry, his attempt to ac-
count for the afcent of vapours,
EGYPT, fome good accounts of,
in the Arabic language, 249.
Why a preference due to Mr.
Norden's, ibid. Weather in,
261. Advice to travellers in,
353. Prefent civil government
of, 358. Europeans, how de-
nominated at Alexandria, 351.
ELDEN-HOLE, in the Peak, fome
account of, 597, Note.
ELECTRICITY, Profeffor Rich-
man killed by, 278. Its pro-
digious force, ibid. Difference
between its effects and thofe of
lightening, ibid. feq. Leffens
fpecific gravity, 366. The
caufe of the afcent of vapours,


364. The fame with æther,
467. Very different from fire,
468. Inftances of its use in the
art of healing, 562, feq.
ELIZABETH, Queen, the death of
an irreparable lofs to Europe,
214 Friendly intercourfe be-
tween her and Henry theGreat,
209, feq. Grand defign pro-
jected between them, 214.
ELOISA to Abelard, Pope's, criti-


cifed and commended, 75-77.
ELOQUENCE, British, abufe of,

EMBARGOS, difcuffion of their
compatibility with our confti-
tution, 528, feq.
ENGLAND, number of inhabi-
tants in, 378. Capable of main-:
taining a third more than it at
prefent does, if duely cultivat-
ed, ibid. Annual increase of
people in, 379. A fee of the
papacy, 584.
ERASMUS, refpectable mention
of, 60.

ETERNITY, of the world, a
ftrong philofophical argument
against it, 240.

ETHE, or Mores, among the an-
tient painters, requifite to all
Profeffors of that art, 163-

ETHICS, advantages of ftudying,
499, feq.
EVIL, phyfical, whether it pre-
ponderates in the world or not,

EXAMPLES, too many of, rather
perplex than explain a rule, 538.
EXPERIENCE, neceffary to com-
plete a furgeon, 514.
EXPORTS from Jamaica, where-
in they confift, and valuation
of, 34, feq.


FANCY, the productions of, whe-
ther lefs powerful than those of
nature in moving the paffions,

FANS, of peacock's feathers, part
of the rope's parapharnalia, at
grand ceremonies, 618..
FATHERS, primitive of the church,
greatly mistaken in fome of
their religious opinions, 81. >
FENTON, Elijah, obfervations on
his writings, 74.

FIRE, different from electricity,

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FLOWERS, and Vegetables, their
beauty and ufes, 477, feq.,
FLUXIONS, Saunderfon's, account
of, 245.
FOETUS, how nourished, 378332
FOLARD's obfervations on the
importance of maintaining a
ftrong marine force, 658, Note
His remarks on the Roman
custom of fatyrifing their Ge
nerals at their triumphant en-
tries, 659, Note. His cenfure"
of the Duke of Marlborough
for his avarice, ibid. babinsk
FRANKLIN, Benjamin, his elec

trical experiments, 379, 380.
FRANCE, faid to be as great a
lofer by the capture of her hips
as Great Britain by the lofs of
Minorca, 409.:
FRENCH, character of, 458. Cau-
tion against, 459.
FULLERS-EARTH, a particular'
fort, of, found near Aleppo,
Its uses, 142.



GAMING, a paffion for it, parti-

cularly detrimental to a Mini-
fter of ftate, 105.
GEORGE I. King of England, in-
ftrumental in the promotion of
a certain Cardinal, 620.
GINGER, method of cultivating
and curing, 332-337. Bota-
nical characters of, 336.
GOOD, moral, enquiry whether
it preponderates in the world,
GoSPELS, the three first, could
not be compofed till after, or

about the year fixty, 148.
GOVERNMENT, beft form of,
221, feq.

GRAMMATICAL Quantity, from
whence derived, 110.
GRAND defign, projected be-
tween Henry the Great, and
Queen Elizabeth, 214.
GRANITE found in uncommonly
large maffes in Egypt, 252,
345, 347.
GRAPHIC-ARTS, in a more im-
proved flate at prefent than
formerly, 162. Of advantage
to manufactures, 163. Defici-
ency in them not owing to any
want of genius in our coun-
trymen, ibid.
GRAVITY, reflections upon, 238.
-240. Specific, leffened by
electricity, 366.
GREAVES, Mr. his account of
the Egyptian pyramids con-
troverted, 258, 260, 262.
GRECIAN Writers, though fome-
times of polite literature, 62.
GREEKS, their learning, 281.
GRONOVIUS cenfured, 222.
GUISE, Duke of, deferts the
league, and makes his peace
with Henry the Great, 101.
Their first interview after-
wards, 102. Dutchess of, her
character, 101.

HARRINGTON's Oceana recom-
mended, 218.
HEARING, method proposed to
reftore, 375.
HEAT, whether that of the fun,
is most intense at the equator,
or at the tropics,480,feq. Cau-
fes of Heat and Cold, 478.feq.
Why they do not increafe and
decrease regularly, as the fun
approaches, or departs, 479.
HENDA NE-SEED, White, uncom-
effects of, 389.

HENRY the Great, his acceffion,
97. Changes his religion, 98.

Twice in danger of being af-
faffinated, 99, 102. Stabbed
by Ravaillac, 215. His cha-
racter, 215.
HIEROGLYPHICS, whence, 112.
Egyptian obfervations on,263,
HISTORY, antient and modern,
advantages of being well ac-
quainted with, go1,50z. How
we ought to form our judg-
ment concerning it, 565, 566.
HOBBES, the purest English wri-
ter in the reign of Charles II.
57. This affertion controvert-
ed, ibid.
HOGARTH, the celebrated pain-
ter, his contempt for copiers,
HORACE, remarks on his imper-
fections and excellencies 57

HOTEL-DIEU, at Paris, regula-
tion of, commended, 456.
HUMAN Nature, in a flate of
wildness, defcribed, 107-109.
Its ftructure remarked upon,


HUMMING-BIRD, description of,


JAMAICA, quantity of improve-
able land in, 32. Exports from,
34, feq. Imports thither, and
from whence, 36. Revenues,
41, feq. Salary of the Gover-
nor of, 42. Inhabitants of cha-
racterised, 42.

JANISSARY, remarkable story of
one, 352.

JAMES II. King, remains unbu-
ried, 456. Why, 457.
IDOLATRY, enquiry into the o-

rigin of, 330-333-
JEROM, cenfure of, 81. For

what, fee CHRYSOSTOM.
JESUITS, accufed of a plot a-
gainst the life of Henry the
Great. Banished the kingdom
of France, but re-established


there at the inftance of the

Pope, 163.
JEWISH traditional books, a re-
mark concerning them, 181,
IMAGINATION, what, 46, 47.
INFANTRY and Cavalry, of mu-
tual affiftance to each other,
INFIDELITY, the common peo-
ple, as well as the better fort,
infected with it, 483.
INN-KEEPERS, chargeable with
the goods of their guests, 17,
INOCULATION, not practifed by
the Turks. 281. Whence de-
rived, ibid. Answer to an ob-
jection to, 396, feq. Reflec-
tions on fome late attempts for
a chirurgical monopoly of,
541, feq.

INSTINCT, what, 49.
Joв, book of, Bishop of London's
differtation upon it confidered,
JOHN, St. defign of his gospel,
his perfonal character, 150
JOSEPH, his Well, in Egypt, de-
fcribed, 354, feq. his granary,
IRELAND, number of inhabitants
in, 378. Capable of maintain-
ing three times the number it
does maintain, ibid.
TRON-ORE, account of a moun-
tain of, 273.
general rule for folving, 272.
ISRAELITES, their manner of
living, marriages, education of
children, religion, &c. 33-

JUDGING, what, 51.

JUROR, what damages are reco-
verable against one who re-
ceives a bribe for a verdict, 18.
REV, 1756.


KENT, kingdom of, how con-
verted to Chriftianity, 537.
Relapfes from Chriftianity,
575, feq.
KEPLER's problem, what, 386.
KEYSLER, John George, his
birth and education, 604.
Commences his travels in the
capacity of Tutor to two
young Noblemen, ibid. His
learned acquaintance, 605.
Honours paid him in England,
ibid. Account of his writings,
606. Further anecdotes con-
cerning him, ibid-608.
KINDRED, nearness of, no ob-
ftacle to matrimony, under the
Old Teftament difpenfation,
176-183. Nor under the

New, 184, feq.
KINGS and Queens betake them-
felves to monafteries, 580.
Why, 583. Become Generals
of religious Orders, 584.
KIRBY, Joshua, his Perspective
commended, 288.
KNOWLEGE, manner in which
it is acquired, 564, feq.
KNUPHIS, temple of defcribed,
415. Explanation of the
word, ib. note.

LANGUAGE, how invented, and

improved, 107-112.
LARCENY, what, and how pun-

ifhable in England, 15.
LATIN, who the first English-
man that wrote in that lan-
guage, 581, feq.
Law, (Jewish) Bishop of Lon-

don's account of the particu-
lar end and defign of it con-
fidered, 125-127.
LAWRENCE, Archbishop of Can-
terbury, flogged by St. Peter,

LEGATEE, whether, and under
Y y


what circumftances, his teftimony concerning a will can be admitted by the law of England, 12, feq. LETTERS, how invented, 112.

the Author of four to the People, excused of propagating falfhoods, 411. Selfcondemned, 418. LIME-WATER, inftance of the efficacy of, in the cure of Dyfenteries, 391. LIGHT and Colours, Melvil's obfervations on, 382. LIGHTNING, method of venting, or weakening the ftroke of, 380. LITERATURE, flate of, in Turkey, 281.


LOCKE, Mr. advantages of ftudying his Effay on the Human Understanding, 499. Defended against Condillac, 113. LONDON, eftimate of the number of its inhabitants, in 1716, Of the number of cat


tle killed in that city, for provifions, in one year, 614. LONGINUS, the obfervations of,

too general, and his method
too loofe, 59.

Love, that paffion not naturally
treated by most of the Poets,
477, feq.

the first Christian
King of Britain, opens a cor-
refpondence with the Bishop
of Rome, 570.
LUKE, St. account of his Gof-
pel, 150.
LYCOPERDON, recommended as
a ftyptic, 277.
LYCURGUS, obfervations on his
laws, 545-548.


MAGNESIA, procefs for
ing, 387. Medical qualities
of, 388.
MAHOGANY, natural History
of, 337.

MALLET, his poem of the Her-
mit, vindicated, 55.
of, 549.

MAPPS, original ones, few of,
in the Turkish dominions, 228.
MARK, St. account of his Gof-
pel, 150.
MARRIAGES, what fort are for-
bidden in Scripture, 183. How
affected by Civil Law, 225.
MARS, orbit of, elliptical, 386.
MATERIA Medica, animadver-
fion on the exuberance of, 204.


HEMATICS, attainable without the fense of fight, 245. MATRIMONY, when, and in what manner, it may be validly contracted, according to the law of England, 10, 11. Recommended, 174. MATTHEW, St. account of his Gospel, 149.

MEMNON, famous flatue of,
where, and how feated, 489.
Opinion of its vocal power ex-
ploded, 490
MEMORIAL, fubftance of the
Saxon to the States of Hol-
land, relative to the Pruffian
invafion of that Electorate,
635, feq. Pruffian, in anfwer
thereto, 336-338. Another
in vindication of the King of
Pruffia's conduct, from the ac-
cufations of Saxony, 641-
643. And a third, defcribing
the dangerous defigns of the
courts of Vienna and Saxony,
against Pruffia, 643—651.
MEMORY, what, 46, seq.
METHODISTS, their preaching

cencured by Dr. Warner, 483. MILITIA, objections to the late bill for, 415. Another plan for eftablishing, 416. MILITARY Difcipline, several obfervations on, 404,—407. Writers, feveral men



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