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Açu (town), notice of, 361-remarkable lake in its vicinity, ib.
Adventurers, increase of, accounted for, 540, 541. .
Ague, Brazilian remedy for, 383, 384.
Alexandria (modern), desolate condition of, 2.
Alexandrian Librury, destroyed by the Saracens, 329.
Amaro (St.) festival of, 347, 348.
Americans, dishonest practices of, in seducing British seamen to desert,

70, 71-ubservations on the war, that established their independence,

Amherst (Lord), reception of, in China, 408-refuses to prostrate him.

self before the Emperor of China, ib. - Chinese account of the em-

bassy and its failure, 409-412_remarks thereon, 414-416.
Amusements, ancient, of the Scots, 437, 438.
Anecdotes, value and importance of, 208, 209 of David Hume, correct-

ed, 279.
Ants, ravages of, in Brazil, 381, 382.
Arianism, observations on the progress of, in England, 535.

Baffin (Captain), Voyage of, in search of a North-west Passage, 158.
Balfour, a Scottish covenanter, anecdotes of, 473.
Banks (Mr.) notice of his travels and researches in Nubia, 19, 20.
Barnes (Captain), Tour through Saint Helena, 480-account of the

choosing of Buonaparte's residence, 500.
Bath Savings Bank, notice of, 100.
Bathurst (Earl), his refutation of Buonaparte's falsehoods, 487, 496, 497,

Becket (Andrew) Shakspeare's himself again, 85-specimens of his ab-

surd erwendations, 86–89.
Bogue and Bennet (Messieurs), the Historians of Dissent, observations on,

523, 524.
Bothwell Bridge, anecdotes of the battle of, 459, 460, 462.
Brazil, state of society in, 346_account of Recife, 345, 346--and of

the government of Pernambuco, 348-state of literature, 349_no-
tice of the towns of Goiana, 350-and of Paraiba, 351-Brazilian
hospitality described, 352-354-370-general appearance of the
interior of the country, 354, 355_description of the town of Natal,
355-journey across a desert described, 356, 357_effects of drought,
358– Brazilian kindness to strangers, 359-notice of the town of
Açu, 361-remarkable lake in its vicinity, ib.--salt marshes, 362
description of the town of Seara, 364-present state of the Indians
of Pernambuco, 365, 366--anecdotes of the governor of Seara, 366,
367--character and manners of the Sertanejos, 367-370-siogular
superstition of the Brazilians, 372 present state of St. Luiz or Maran-
ham, 373_character of the planters, 374-extraordinary instance or
gratitude and integrity, ib_description of Mr. Koster's plantation,
375, 376_account of the festival of N. Senhora do 0, at Pernambuco,
377--381-ravages of ants, 381--serpents and other venomous in-
sects of Brazil, 383-horrid treatment of consumptive patients, ib.--

present state of slavery in Brazil, 384_386.
Buvnaparte, (Napoleon), account of his departure from France, and

surrendering to the British government, 215, 216_his coplession
respecting the murder of Captain Wright, 218-observations on it,
220, 221-his account of the murder of the Duke d'Enghien, 219-
remarks thereon, 221, 222-recommended the poisoning of bis
sick soldiers, 222--acknowledges the massacre of part of the garrison
of Jaffa, 2:3_remarks thereon, ib. 224-brief review of bis conduct
in Italy and Egypt, 233—and in Holland, 234-intimidated from
invading England, 237-his usurpations in Portugal and in Spain,
238—driven thence by British velour, 239-tyranny and cruelty of
bis government in France, 240-and of his foreign policy, 241, 242

-his appeal to the British nation, on the subject of his treatment at
Saint Helena, 480--sketch of the causes that now give him popu-
larity, 481, 482--bis treatment at Saint Helena justified by facts,
482-abstract of the treaty of 1814, and the provision made for him
in the isle of Elba, 483, 484-execution of him the most proper
mode of disposing of him, 485_exposition of his manceuvres to keep
alive the interest of his partisans in Europe, 486, 487--and of bis pre-
tended charges of ill treatment, 488--491-Saint Helena the best
place of security for bis person, 492_his extravagant claim of impe-
rial titles exposed, 492-495-bis prohibition of carrying on a secret
correspondence vindicated, 495-bis falsehoods exposed, 496, 497-
the honourable and delicate conduct of Sir Hudson Lowe towards bim,
498, 499—falsehood of Buonaparte's complaint of his self-chosen re-
sidence, 499_-503—Santini's assertions of his being in want, 503,

504--refuted by Lord Bathurst, 504, 505.
- Burchardt (M.) notice of bis travels in Egypt and Nubia, 3, 7, 17.
Burnett (John, Esq.), biographical sketch of, 37, 38, 39.
Byron (Lord), Childe Harold, Canto III. and other Poems, 172-account

of his Lordship's early poetical attempts, 173, 174-general charac-
ter of the first two cantos of Childe Harold, 175-180-of his sub-
sequent pieces, 180, 181--and of his poetry, 183-186-extracts
from Childe Harold, Canto III., 1884-190-beautiful address to bis
daughter, 190—199, 200—plan and subjects of the Tbird Canto, 191
-194—beautiful description of the evening preceding the battle of
Quatre Bras, 194-196-poetical character of Rousseau, with re-
marks, 197-199-fable of bis · Castle of Chillon,' 200, 201-er-
tracts from it, 202--and from his minor poems, 203-206-observa-

tions on the causes of his Lordship’s unhappiness, 207, 208.
Cairo, present state of, 6-account of its police, 5-detestable traffic in

slaves there, 7.


Cameronions, or Scottish Presbyterians, account of, 476-479.
Camisats, or French prophets, anecdotes of, 474, 475.
Campbell (Archibald) shipwreck and adventures of, 69-sketch of the

author's earlier years, 70-seduced from a British ship into the Ame-
rican service, ib.-arrival at Japan, and reception there, 71– wrecked
on the north-west coast of America, 71, 72-hospitable treatment of
the natives, 73–sufferings of Campbell from intense cold, 74-em-
barks in the Neva for the Sandwich Isles, 75-arrives at the island of
Wahoo, ib. is taken into the king's service, ib. --mode of living there,

76_embarks for Europe, ib.—and arrives at Edinburgh, 77.
Cataracts of the Nile, notice of, 12, 13.
Cutechising, importance of, 553.
Childe Harold. See Byron (Lord).
China, account of Lord Amberst's Embassy to, 408-416.
Chinese Literature, misrepresented by ibe Romish missionaries, 397

cultivated successfully by the East India Company's servants, 338-
account of a Chinese Poem on London,' 399, 400-account of the
Chinese Draina, 400--402resemblance between it and the ancient

Greek Drama, 405, 406.
Churchill's poetry, remarks on, 203, 204.
Cicero, notice of recently discovered fragments of, 332, 333,
Cobbett (William) dangerous principles of, exposed, 273_-276-extract

from one of bis libellous papers, 548, 550_remarks thereon, 549, 550.
Collot d'Herbois, wretched death of, 540.
Common Council of London, Resolutions of in 1814 and 1816, contrasted,

243, 244-strictures on their late conduct, 513, 514.
Confirmution, importance of, 553.
Cook (Captain) notice of bis voyage, 163, 164.
Copts, character of the, 4.
Cortereal (Casper) voyage of, in quest of a north-west passage, 154.
Covenanters (Scottish) anecdotes of, 446, 447-characters of tbeir prin-

cipal leaders, 473, 474-oppressed by the Scottish Privy Council,

477---specimen of their preaching, 477, 478.
Cowper (William, Esq.) Poems, Vol. 117., and Life, 116-general cha-

racter of the new volume, 117—of Cowper's Latin poetry, ib.-of
his versions of Milton, ib.--tribute to the memory of Ashley Cowper,
Esq., 118— beautiful sonnet to Mrs. Unwin, 119-estimate of his
poetical character, 120, 121--and of bis letters, 121, 122-Cowper
a moral poet, 122-account of his Memoirs of his early life, with ex-

tracts, 123-127-observations thereon, 128.
Curwen (Mr.) plan of, for mitigating the pressure of the poor rates, 96,

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Dakki, notice of a beautiful temple at, 17.
Darwin (Dr.) poetical machinery of, considered, 389–391-in what

respects a dangerous author, 392.
Davis (Captain) notice of bis voyage in search of a porth-west passage,

Davis (F., Esq.) translation of a Chinese drama, 396-outline of the
fable, 403, 404-observations on the resemblance between the Chi-

nese and Greek drama, 405–407.
Denon (M.) inaccuracies of, detected, 7, 13.
Dionysius Halicarnessensis, fragments of an epitome of, discovered, 335.
Disaffection. See Popular Disaffection.
Distresses of the country, causes of, 245277.
Drama (Chinese) account of, 400—402—its resemblance to that of an

cient Greece, 405, 406.
Drought, effects of, in Brazil, 357, 358.
Drury (Admiral) anecdote of, 415, 416.
Dumfries Savings Bank, plan of, 108.
Duncan (Mr.) unsuccessful attempt of, to discover a north-west passage,

Duncan (Rev. Henry) Account of Parish Savings Banks, 82-institutes

one in bis Parisb of Ruthwell, 95-vindicates tbe moral tendency of
such banks, 110, 111.

Edinburgh Savings Bank, notice of, 101, 102—plan of, 109-notice of

Edinburgh Old Town, 437.
Egypt, population of, 3--wretched state of the Egyptian peasantry, 4-

8--conduct of Buonaparte in, 233— Travels in, see Legh.
Elections, disgraceful practices during, at Bristol, 256--and at Notting-
bam, 257-ought to be free in some places, ib.--bribery at elections

practised at small open boroughs, 257.
Enghien (the Duke d') account of the assassination of, 219-observations

on it, 221, 222.
England, state of, during the peace of Amiens, and at the commence-

ment of the late war, 236-238.
Evans (Thomas) Christian Policy the Salvution of the Empire, 295_eulo-

gized by Sir Richard Phillips, 268_-specimen of his theological
knowledge, 269-extracts from his work, 270-remarks on its ten-

dency, 271.
Examiner, inflammatory language of exposed, 273_his principles exa-
inined and their dangerous tendency exposed, 551, 552.

Fools (Scottish) notice of, 437, 438.
Foxe (Lucas) notice of bis voyage in search of a north-west passage, 160.
French, love of, for their country, 515.
Friendly Societies, beneficial effects of, 93—their principles explained,


Krobisher (Sir Martin) notice of his voyage in quest of a north-west pas-

sage, 155.
Fronto (Cornelius) notice of newly discovered works of, 334.
Fur Trade in North America, origin of, 133-nefarious practice of the

traders, ib.vast number of furs annually caught by the North-West
Company, 143.

Gardening, Lord Bacon's opinion of, 417_fantastic taste in English

gardens in the 17th century, 418-state of gardening in Italy, 419
in France, ib.—and in Spain, Holland, and Germany, 420mObserva-
tions on the Chinese and other Asiatic gardens, 421-principles of
gardening laid down by Pope, 422_ educed to practice by Kent and
Brown, ib. 423_observations on landscape and picturesque gardening,

George III. noble reply of, to the menaces of Buonaparte, 234.
Godwin's Political Justice, strictures on the Monthly Review of, 536, 537.
Goiana (town) notice of, 350,
Good Friday, celebration of, in Brazil, 347.
Gordon (Jean, a Scottish gipsy) anecdotes of, 439, 440mher tragical end,

Grahame (John, of Claverhouse), anecdotes of, 470472.
Guerfa Hassan, account of an excavated temple at, 17, 18,

Hebrew Polity, object and peculiarity of, 44, 45.
Henry V. (King) the father of the English navy, 153, note.
Highland honour, anecdote of, 433.
Holland, oppressed by Buonaparte, 234. .
Hone's Register, curious specimens of, 546.
Hospitality (Brazilian) anecdotes of, 352–354, 359, 370.
House of Commons, remarks on the constitution of, 255
Hudson (Captain) voyage of, in quest of a north-west passage, 156-bis

wretched end, 157.
Hudson's Bay Company, origin of, 160--notice of their reluctant at-

tempts to explore a north-west passage, 161, 162, 165, 166.
Hume (David) anecdote of, corrected, 279.

Infidelity, observations on the progress of, in France, 525, 596--and in

England, 527.
I saeus, oration of, newly discovered, 334.
Italy, conduct of Buonaparte in, 233.

Jaffa, (garrison of) partly massacred by Napoleon, 223, 224.

Kelso, notice of the Savings' bank at, 95.
Koster (Henry) Travels in Brazil, 344—hospitable reception of, by the

Brazilians, 352, 353, 354, 370-dangerous situation of, 370_in-
stances of his intrepidity, 362, 371.-See Brazil.

Lancaster (Sir James) notice of his voyage in quest of a north-west pas-

sage, 156.
Landscape gardening. See Gardening, Repton.
Latin Poetry of Cowper, observations on, 117.
Legh (Thomas, Esq.) Travels in Egypt and Nubia, lunassuming ap-

pearance of his book, contrasted with other modern travels, ib.
notice of omissions, 2-desolate condition of modern Alexandria, ib.

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