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fable, 403, 404—observations on the resemblance between the Chi-
nese and Greek drama, 405–407.
Denon (M.) inaccuracies of, detected, 7, 19.
Dionysius Halicarnessensis, fragments of an epitome of, discovered, 335.
Disaffection. See Popular Disaffection.
Distresses of the country, causes of, 245—277.
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 Bunks. 82-institutes
one in bis Parisb of Ruthwell, 95-vindicates the 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, f
8--conduct of Buonaparte in, 233— Travels in, see Legh.
Elections, disgraceful practices during, at Bristol, 256--and at Notting-
bain, 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 bis theological
knowledge, 269-extracts from his work, 270m-remarks on its ten-
Eraminer, 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 bis voyage in quest of a north-west pas-
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
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, 420_Observa-
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, 526--and in
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-
Landscape gardening. See Gardening, Repton.
Latin Poetry of Cowper, observations on, 117.
Legh (Thomas, Esq.) Travels in Egypt and Nubia, lunassuming ap-
-devastations of the Turks on monuments of ancient art, 3-different
classes of Egyptian population, ib.-wretched state of the peasantry,
ib. 4, 8~character of the Copts, 4--vigorous government of Mahomet
Ali, pashaw of Cairo, ib. police of that city, 5-its present state, 6
--account of the slave market, ib. 74-progress of the author, 1-in-
accuracy of M. Denon detected, ib.--notice of the ruins of ancient
Thebes, 8, 9-supposed remains of the statue of Memnon, 10, 11-
gallant resistance of the French by the inhabitants of Philæ, 12–
ancient ruins on that island, ib. cataracts of the Nile, ib-beautiful
view of them, 13–hospitable reception of Mr. Legh and his fellow
traveller by a Barâbra chieftain, ib.-erroneous calculations of the
latitude of Syene, 14-ruins at Sibhoi, 15- reception by Hassan
Cacheff, 15, 16-fine temple at Dakki, 17-account of an excavated
temple at Guerfa Hassan, 17, 18-error of Denon, detected, 19%
character and manners of the Nubians, 20, 21-interesting account
of the author's visit to a subterraneous repository of mummies, 22–
24-bis dangerous return and subsequent adventures, 24-defects of
the English system of quarantine, 25.
Library of Constantinople, destroyed, 328—and at Alexandria, 329.
Life, civilized and uncivilized, evils and advantages of, considered,
Literture, state of, in Brazil, 349-of China, misrepresented by the
Pomish Missionaries, 397---successfully cultivated by the East India
Company 's servants, 398—state of, in England, in the seventeenth and
eighteenth centuries, 537, 538.
London, (city of) resolutions of, in 1814 and 1816 contrasted, 243, 244–
seditious spirit of some of its ward meetings, 246, 247--account of a
Chinese Poem on · London,' 399, 400—strictures on the conduct of the
Lord Mayor and Livery of London, 513—515.
Longwood House, Buonaparte's residence, description of, 500.
Lowe (Sir Hudson) treatment of Buonaparte by, fully justified, 495, 498,
499, 503, 504.
NI Crie's (Dr.) Life of Knox, remarks on, 475.
Magistrates, importance of their discharging their duties, 553.
Mahomet Ili, pashaw of Cairo, notice of, 4.
Mai (M.) discoveries of in the Ambrosian Library, 332, 333—critical no-
tices of the fragments published by him, 333-337.
Maldonado (Laurent Ferrer) Voyage de la Mer Atlantique à l'Océan Pa-
cifique, &c. 529-account of the work froin the editor, 145—analysis,
of the Relation, with proofs of its errors, 146--153.
Malthus (Mr.) recommendation of county banks by, 98.
Manufacturing System, effects of, 542-English manufactures, why not so
flourishing as formerly, 543, 544.
Manuscripts (Ancient), causes of the rarity of, 323, 324--the loss of
Greek manuscripts most extensive, 325--innovations on them made
by Maximus Planudes, 326--vestruction of MSS. by the monks, 327,
328--and of the Alexandrian library, by the Saracens, 329--different
names and species of MSS. 330--nature of a Palimpsestus, or Codex
Rescriptus, ib. 331-account of the Bobian MSS. discovered in the
Ambrosian Library, at Milan, 332–337.
Manuscrit venue de St. Hélène d'une manière inconnue, 481–proofs that
it is a mere fabrication, and not the production of Buonaparte, 509,
Maranham, present state of, 373-—character of the planters, 374.
Memnon, supposed remains of the statue of, 10, 11.
Menages, or gambling clubs in Scotland, notice of, 105, 106.
Milton's Latin poetry, translated by Cowper, observations on, 117.
Missionary efforts, probable effects of, on the Sandwich Islanders, 81, 82.
Monthly Magazine, falsehoods of, exposed, 247–547, note-seditious
pamphlet recommended by it, 268, 269.
Monthly Review of Godwin's Political Justice, observations on, 536, 537.
Montholon (Count) Memoir of, concerning Buonaparte, 480—most pro-
bably not bis production), 485-examination of its falsehoods respect-
ing the treatment of Buonaparte by the allied sovereigns, 488–491–
false statement of, concerning Buonaparte's residence, 492_his ex-
travagant claims of Imperial dignity, 492—494-false assertion rela-
tive lo Buonaparte being prohibited from all correspondence, 496,
497-bis statement of Napolione's treatment, disproved by facts, 498
More (Sir Thomas), anecdote of, 250, 251.
Mollineux's globe, said to bave been whitewashed by the Benchers of the
Inner Temple, 165.
Mummies, description of a subterraneous cavern of, 22, 24.
N. Senhoro do O, festival of, described, 377-381.
Natal (town) description of, 355.
Nile, cataracts of, described, 12, 13.
Nubians, character and manners of, 20, 21.
North-west Company, servants of, assassinate Governor Semple and his
suite, 131, 132-origin and system of the Company, 134, 135—op-
pression of their servants by the Company, 136—and of the Indians,
137—instances of unpunished villany on the part of the Company,
137–141-vast number of furs annually caught by them, 143.
North-west Passage, notice of efforts for the discovery of, 154-voyage
of Caspar de Cortereal, ib.-of Sir Martin Frobisher, 155—of Captain
Davis,'ib.-of Sir James Lancaster and Captain Waymouth, 156—of
Captain Hudson, ib.-bis wretched end, 157-royage of Sir Thomas
Button, ib.-of Bylot and Baffin, 158—of Foxe and James, 159, 160
-attempts made by the Hudson's Bay Company, 161, 162—and by
Captains Moor and Smith, 162—of Captain Cook and his associates,
163, 164-of Mr. Duncan, 165—167-review of the circumstances
which render it probable that a north-west passage is practicable, 168
Opposition, historical sketch of the origin and progress of, 520–522.
Parliamentary Reform, tracts on, 225—state of the country at the con-
clusion of the late war, 225, 226—the causes, objects, and policy of
that war considered, 226—231-conduct of Buonaparte in lialy,
233---in Egypt, ib.—and in Holland, 234--noble reply of bis Majesty
to the menaces of Buonaparte, ib.-state of the country duriæg the
peace of Amiens, and at the commencement of the subsequent war,
236—236—successes of the Btitish arms in the Peninsula, 239-opi.
nions of the Common Council of the city of London in 1814 and 1816,
contrasted, 243, 244-causes of the late distresses, 245—277–peti-
tions for parliamentary reform, 245--spirit of some of the speechifiers
on this topic, 246, 247—falsehoods of the Monthly Magazine es-
posed, 247--the late riots, the effect of a preconcerted plan, 248, 249
-discord and opinions on parliamentary reform, 252, 253—the
House of Commons better constituted now than at any former period
of British history, 255~present state of representation in some coun-
ties, 256-disgraceful practises tolerated at Bristol, ib.—and at Not-
tingham, 257-elections ought to be popular in some places, 257–
bribery practised in the small open boroughs, ib.--means of reform
proposed by the ultra-Whigs, 258-abolition of sinecures, 259–in-
efficiency of the plans of reform, recommended by them, 260, 261–
political creed of the Spencean philanthropists, 263—principles of
their founder, Spence, 265, 266-bis conduct on trial for sedition,
267—his sentence and subsequent course of life, 268-—remarks on
the inflammatory language of the Examiner, 273--and of Mr. Cob-
bett, 273-276-time, the only remedy for our present distresses, 278.
Paterson (Robert, a Scotch covenanter) anecdotes of, 446, 447.
Peasantry (Egyptian) wretched state of, 4, 8.
Pernambuco, account of the government of, 358-state of the Indians
there, 365, 366.
Personification, importance of, in poetry, 395,
Phile (island of) notice of ancient ruins on, 12-gallant resistance of
the French by its inhabitants, ib.
Phillips (Counsellor) Speeches and Poems, 27-specimens of his · Emerald
Isle,' 28, 29-and of bombast from his Speeches,' 30—36-his poli-
tical tergiversations, 37.
Picturesque Gardening, remarks on, 426--428.
Pitou (M.) anecdote of, 540.
Plautus, fragments of the play of, newly discovered, 334.
Plumptře (Anne) Residence in Ireland, 337-account of her embarka-
tion, 338-specimens of her blunders, 339--344.
Poetry, proper subjects for, 395, 396.
*Poor Laws, observations on the inefficiency of, 91-revision of, absolutely
Poor Rates, pressure of, counteracted by the establishment of Corpora-
tion Boxes and friendly Societies, 94, 95~-Mr. Curwen's plan for mi.
tigating their pressure, 96.
Popular Disaffection, tracts on the rise and progress of, 511--proofs of
the existence of such disaffection against the government, 512-515
---causes of, during the civil wars, 516-effects of the Reformation
on, 517--state of popular disaffection during the reigns of Charles I.