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Princess Charlotte, 1, 20-strictures
on his style, 21.
Charles I. his error, 299.

Charles II. his improper conduct toward

the Scotch, 254-his bad faith, 258.
Charlotte (Princess), Cypress Wreath for
herTomb, by J. Gwilliam and others,
with a Biographical Memoir by J.
Coote-Biographical Memoir of her
public and private Life-Funeral Ser-
mon in the Tron Church, Glasgow, by
T. Chalmers, D.D.-a Poem on her
Death, by the Rev. R. Kennedy, 1—
practical reflections on her death, 2-
anecdotes related of her, with stric-
tures, 5, 7-her own feelings con-
sulted, 7, 8-her character, 9-her
death a great moral loss, 10-a poli-
tical loss, 16-farther anecdotes of
her, 18, 20-improper conduct at
some churches on her funeral, 27.
China, Journal of the Proceedings of the
late Embassy to, 140-motive of the
embassy, ibid.-state of the trade to,
141-ground of quarrel on the part
of the Chinese, 142-objects of the
embassy, 143-persons composing it,
144-arrival at China, 146-cere-
mony of the Ko-tou, ibid.-refusal of
compliance with it defended, 148,
169-reception of the Dutch embassy,
149-haughty conduct of the imperial
commissioners and their deputies,
152-journey to Pekin, 157-the am-
bassador sent back, 159-the empe-
ror's presents, 160-imperial edict,
ibid.-return to Canton, 161-popu-
lation, 163-character of the Chinese,
ibid. Chinese army going to the
aid of the Nepaulese against the Brit-
ish, 164-behaviour to the ships at
Canton, 167-spirited passage up the
river, 168-dismissal of the ambassa-
dor, 169.

Christian Institutions, establishment of,
495, 496.

Christianity, its doctrines of primary
importance, 334-effects of baptism,
343, 347-faith and repentance not
the meritorious conditions of salva-
tion, 344-true faith, ibid.-nominal
and real distinguished, 345-justifi-
cation by faith, 347, 351-confined
views of, injurious, 352, 353-its in-
troduction into uncivilized countries,
436, 467.

Church missionary controversy, 450-
points in dispute, 456-propriety
and duty of promoting missions, 465
-objections to the church missionary
society, 472-these answered, ibid.—

origin and proceedings of the society,

Church of England, its importance to
the state, 24-in danger from within,
not from without, 334, 477-its neg-
ligence with respect to propagating
Christianity, 468.

of Scotland, history of, from the
restoration, 251.


Syrian, in India, 485.
Churches, want of, apparent at the fune-
ral of the Princess Charlotte, 27, 28.
Clarendon (Lord), a religious persecutor,

Classical learning, advantages of, 394,
Cleomedes, first supposed the moon to be
the cause of the tides, 187.
Clergy, should not hold lay-offices, 35.
Condorcet, remarks on his eulogy of
Franklin, 407.

Congo, country of, 431-people, 432-
superstitions, 434-religion, 436.
river, see Zaire.

Controversy, see Religion.

Coote (J.), Biographical Memoir of the
Princess Charlotte, 1, 5.
Cosmopolitan liberality, how far objec-
tionable, 330.

Costard, his History of Astronomy, 174.
Creed proposed by Franklin, 404.
Croaker, anecdote of one, 392.
Cumberland (Rich.), remarks on, 45.
Custom, Bacon's remarks on, 285.

Cyrus, Illustrations of his Expedition,
120-his track, 122.

Dahomy, negroes of, 446.

D'Anville detected in numerous errors
by Rennel, 120.

D'Arblay, see Burney.

Decay, moral and political, internal most
dangerous, 334.

Dedications, 507.

Deism not a useful doctrine, 386.
Delambre's History of Ancient Astrono-
my, 173.

Democracy originating from the English
constitution, 317.

Dryden, his writings against the Dutch,
64 note.

Dutch, their oriental policy, 63—their
first visit to India, 65-have adopted
the British improvements in Java, 77
-their former system there, 80-their
intercourse with Japan, 226, 227.

Edgeworth (Maria), ber Harrington and
Ormond, 37-sources of her superior-
ity, 51, 53, 54-her defects, 56,57,58
-remarks on Harrington, 59-on Or-
mond, 60.

Education, regular, advantageous, 382.
Edward I. importance of his law respect-

ing the sale of estates, 296.

Egypt, Narrative of a Journey in, 417,


Elections, ballot essential to freedom of,

Electricity, conductors for, not impious,

Ellis (Henry), his Journal of the Pro-
ceedings of the late Embassy to China,
140-his description of Rio Janeiro,

England, commune concilium during the
heptarchy, 288-one king deposed
and another elected, 288-the nation
disfranchised by Henry VI, 289—
what degree of influence the people
anciently enjoyed in the state, 290---
the statute of Henry tended to in-
crease their influence, 291-enjoyed
a legal and limited government in an-
cient times, 293-results of the Nor-
man Conquest, ibid.-no substantial
representative legislation previous to
Henry III. 294-the House of Com-
mons of little weight before the suc-
cession of the Tudor family, ibid.—
origin and progress of the parlia-
ment, 296-representation of towns
and boroughs, 297-our liberties com-
menced with Edward I. 298-founda-
tion of the right of impeachment, 299
growth of influence, 300-its im-
portance, 303.-See Great Britain.
Eratosthenes, error of, 133-bis astro-
nomy, 181.

Euclid, his astronomy, 180-Japanese
mode of demonstrating his 47th prop.

Euxine, carried by the ancients too far
to the East, 133.

Faith, true, 344-justification by, 347,

Feudal system, 294.
Fielding, remarks on, 41.

Fox (Charles James), fate of him and
his party, 15.

France, the spirit of the court of Louis
XIV. depicted in romances, 39-
view of the revolution in, 324-state
of morals in, 512-state of criminal
jurisprudence, 523-dangers to the
English in frequenting, 539.
Franklin (Dr.), Memoirs of his Life and
Writings, written by himself to a late
Period, and continued to his Death
by his Grandson, William Temple
Franklin-his private correspond.
ence, on miscellaneous, literary, and

political Subjects, published from the
Originals, by the same, 381-how far
his life a model to be imitated, 382-
why these works were not published
earlier, ibid.-the British ministry
falsely charged with having purchased
them, 383-outline of his life, ibid.-
his Memoirs a parallel to Rousseau's
Confessions, 390-his dissertation on
liberty and necessity, pleasure and
pain, 391-his argument to prove that
all things are not preordained, ibid.—
Poor Richard's Almanac, 394-cele-
bration of his funeral, 401-bis cha-
racter in a religious view, ibid.—
creed proposed by him, 404-pro-
poses public prayers to God for his
assistance in forming a constitution
for America, 406-his character as a
statesman, 408-as a man of science,
413-and as a private man, 414.
French, too modest in their opinion of
themselves, 512.

Fualdes, Trial for the Assassination of,
512-account of the murder, 525.

Garratt (Wm. Albin), his Letter to the
Rev. W. B. Whitehead, 450.
Geminus first taught that the moon de-
rived her light from the sun, 186.
Geography of Herodotus, 120-of Xeno-
phon, 122-latitudes and longitudes
introduced by Hipparchus, 185-of
Ptolemy, 190.

Germans, their conduct of affairs, ac-
cording to Tacitus, 289-their distri-
bution of land according to Cæsar,

Gibraltar, Straits of, 95.

Godwin (Wm.) Mandeville, a tale, 108--
bis Caleb Williams, 108-other novels,
109-his defects, 110, 119.
Golownin (Capt.), Narrative of his Cap-
tivity in Japan, 225-occasion of his
seizure, 228.

Great Britain, dangers threatening it, 13
-the king the chief source of its
safety, ibid.-its only available de-
fence, 24-history of the representa-
tion of, 285-remarks on the consti-
tution of, 292-merits of the Revolu-
tion, 302-influence of the crown,
300-popular influence, 305-advan-
tages of its present government, 307
-nationality, a virtue in, 330. See
also England and Scotland.
Gwilliam (J.), Cypress Wreath for the
Princess Charlotte, 1.

Happiness not to be estimated by out-
ward appearances, 102.

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Japan, Narrative of Capt. Golownin's
Captivity in, and Capt. Rikord's
Voyages to, 225-old accounts of, 226
-their treatment of foreigners differ-
ent at different periods, ibid.-cause
of this, 227-Japanese shipwrecked
on the Aleutian islands, 229-these
sent home, 230-another Russian voy-
age to, ibid.-outrages committed by
the Russians, 231-some of the Ku
rile islands dependant on, visited by
the Russians, ibid.-abject state in
which the Kurilese are kept, 232-
conduct toward the Russians, 233-
seize a party of them, 235-conduct
toward their prisoners, 236-their
kindheartedness, 236, 237-attempts
to acquire knowledge from the Rus-
sians, 239-their mathematical know-
ledge, 240-their trifling and minute
inquiries, 240, 246-insanity of one
of the Russian officers, 241-the Rus-
sians attempt to escape, 242-they
are set at liberty, 243-letter of con-
gratulation to them, ibid.-character
of the Japanese, 244-their aversion
to Christians, ibid-apparent com-
fortableness of their condition, 245
--strange medical maxim, 246-the
poorest people read and write, ibid.—
fondness for reading, ibid.—despotism
of the government, 248.
Java, history of, 61-its population, 63
-the Taprobane of the ancients, 66
-accurate survey of, 67-not so un-
healthy as supposed, 69-improve-
ment of the condition of slaves there,
71-soil and productions, 74—vil-
lages, 75-British improvements sanc-
tioned by the Dutch, 77-character of

the natives, 78-religion, 79—former
Dutch government, 80-policy of re-
storing it to the Dutch, 81-insur-
rections there, 84.

Joliba, see Niger.

Jouy (M.), his Essays on the Manners
and Usages of France, 512.
Junius sinking into oblivion, 14.

Kennedy (Rev. R.), poem on the death
of the Princess Charlotte, 1, 35.
Kirkton (James), his Secret and True

History of the Church of Scotland,
249-account of him, 251.

Kunaschier, an island distinct from Yes-
so, 233.

Kurile islands, expedition of the Rus-
sians to survey, 231-abject state in
which the people are kept by the Ja-
panese, 232.

Laing ( ), remarks on his History of
Scotland, 268.

Lakes that have no outlet are salt, 428.
Languages, on the study of, 394.
Lauderdale (Earl of), his proceedings in
Scotland, 261-his moderation, 264
becomes more violent, 265.

Law, on education for the profession of,
89-instance of one impossible to
obey, 261.

Lectakoo, in South Africa, 447.

Legh (Thomas), his journey in Egypt,
417, 448.

Lewchew (Great), kindness of the people
of, 165.

Lewis's Monk, 49.

Leyden (Dr. John) his Account of Dis-
coveries and Travels in Africa, 417.
Logarithms, property, on which they
were founded, known to Archimedes,

Lolme (De) deduces our constitution
from the Norman conquest, 293.
Loyalty, 21, 23.

M'Leod (John), his Narrative of a Voy-
age in H. M. S. Alceste to the Yellow
Sea, 140, 165.
Mandeville, a Tale of the Seventeenth
Century in England, 108.

Manson (Madame), Memoirs of, 512, 537
-account of her conduct, 526, 536.
Medicine, strange maxim of the Japan-
ese, 246.

Metaphysics, advantages of the study of,


Middleton (Earl of), his conduct in Scot-
land, 255.

Missionary settlement at New Zealand,
360, 363 - hints to missionaries, 370,

371-propriety and duty of promot-
ing Christian missions, 465-mission
to the South Sea islands improperly
conducted, 467-missionary institu-
tion at Berlin, 482- character of a
true missionary, 485-openings for
missions in the East, 488-Danish at
Tranquebar, 492-promising appear-
ances, 497.

Molucca islands, terrible eruption of a
volcano there, 68.

Montfort (Simon de), father of the re-
presentative system, 317.

Montucla, his History of Astronomy,

Moon, true source of her light first
taught by Geminus, 186-conjectured
to be the cause of the tides by Cleo-
medes, 187.

Murray (Hugh', his account of disco-
coveries and travels in Africa, 417,

Murray (Sir Rob.), his conduct in Scot-
land, 264.

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Parliament, its origin and progress,
296-representation of towns and
boroughs, 297-foundation of the
right of impeachment, 299-growth
of influence, 300-importance of this,
303-what representation really is,
309-universal suffrage considered,
310-mixture of three powers in,
315-ballot essential to freedom of
election, 319-remarks on the re-
presentation of America, 320-mis-
chiefs of annual elections, 321-tri-
enuial, ibid.-septenuial, 322-an-
mual, ibid.

Parliamentary Reform, Plan of, 285,
310, 315-numerous degrees of, 318.
Pascal, his notion of restlessness, 105

Patents defended, 395.

Peddie (Major), his African expedition,

People, how far of influence in the
state in ancient times, 290-their
gradual acquisition of power, 295-
their influence opposed to that of the
crown, 305-the source of power,

Phasis of Xenophon, the Araxes, 130.
Philadelphia, foundation of the univer-
sity of, 397.

Physcus of Xenophon, the Odoine, 128.
Pitt (Wm.), remark on his character,

Planetarium invented by Archimedes,

Planets, five known to Eratosthenes,

Poetry, present style of, 503.
Portuguese, their first intercourse with

Japan, 227-why expelled, ibid.
Prayer, general prevalence of, 391.
Preordination, universal, argument
against, 391.

Presbyterians, English, more true to the
King, than trusted by him, 274-
misrepresentations of them, 275.
Princes, lesson to, 4-necessity of good
conduct in, 10.

Prospectus and Specimen of an intended
National Work, 500.

Pryme (George), his Reply to Archdea-
con Thomas, 451.

Ptolemy, his merits, 189-his geogra-
phy, 190.

Pythagoras, his astronomical system,


Quakers, anecdote of one, 396-salvo
for allowing the purchase of gun-
powder, 397.

Quizzing, remarks on, $27.

Radcliffe (Mrs.), her romances, 48.
Raffics (Sir Thomas Stamford), his His-
tory of Java, 61.

Ralph (James), anecdote of, 390,
Reform, Bacon's sentiments on, 285-
liable to be brought into unmerited
disgrace by zealots for, 286—what
demanded by the times, 327.
Reichard, his geography of Africa, 423.
Religion does not tend to melancholy,

102-why sometimes accompanied by
it, 103-different religious charac-

ters, 104, 105, 106-its doctrines of
importance, 334-controversy to a
certain point not to be avoided, ibid.
-but the pulpit an improper place
for it, 335-though sometimes ne-
cessary there, 337-axiom on contro-
verted points, 338-consequence of
the want of a dominant one, 397—
essentials of, according to Franklin,

Religious establishments necessary, 33.
Rennel (James), Illustrations of the Ex-
pedition of Cyrus, 120-his Geogra-
graphical System of Herodotus, ibid.
corrections of, 128, 130, 131, 134,
136-his account of the change the
Greeks made in their order of march,

Reviewing, present course of, 501.
Richardson, strictures on, 40.
Rikord (Capt.), Account of his Voyages
to Japan, 225, 242.

Riley (James), Loss of the American Brig
Commerce on the Coast of Africa,
416, 429.

Rivers, their velocity depends greatly
on their mass, 424.
Rob Roy, 192.

Romances, ancient, faithful pictures of
manners, 38-French, 39.

Russell (James), his Account of the Mur-
der of Archbishop Sharp, 249.
Russians attempt an intercourse with
Japan, 229-a second attempt, 230—
their outrageous conduct, 231-pro-
ceed to survey the southern Kurile
islands, ibid.-their intercourse with
the Japanese, 232-a party made
prisoners, 235 attempt to escape,
242-their inclination to enlarge the
sphere of their power, 247.

Sacrifices, human, in Africa, 444.
Savages not easily reconciled to civiliz-
ed life, 371, 372.

Saxe-Cobourg (Prince Leopold of), his
character, 10.

Scotland, history of the church from the
Restoration, 251-its state at that
time, 252-parishes and church go-
vernment, 253-joy there at the Re-
storation, 254-improper conduct
of Charles II. toward, ibid.—trial of
Argyle, 255-act of fines, 257-pro-
testers and revolutioners,258--attempt
to establish episcopacy, 259—ejec-
tion of the ministers, 260-annoy-
ance of the episcopalians, 260-rise
of field conventicles, 261-oppres-
sion by the soldiery, 262-court of

High Commission, ibid.-skirmish of
Pentland hills, 263-Mitigation of
the persecution, 264, 265-its fluc-
tuating state, 265-remarks on
Laing's History, 268-Murder of
Abp. Sharp, 271-conduct of the
Stuarts toward, 276- See Great

Scott (Walter), his Rob Roy, 192.
Scripture, its authenticity attacked on
grounds not allowed to have any
weight against profane history, 140

-its doctrines not to be followed out
too far, 338-important Ethiopic
manuscript, 496.

Self-education not a model for exclusive
imitation, 382.

Selkirk (Lord), his remarks on the re-
presentation of America, 320.

Sharp (Abp.), murder of, 271.
Sharpe (Charles Kirkpatrick), his His-
tory of the Church of Scotland, by
Kirkton, and Murder of Abp. Sharp,
by Russell, edited from their MSS.
249 strictures on his work, 273.
Sharpe (Rev. Wm.), his Sermous preach-
ed before the University of Cam-
bridge, 333-their subjects, 337.
Simeon (Rev. C.), his Sermon preached
before the University of Cambridge,
333, 344, 350.

Sin considered, 340.

Slaves, British laws respecting, in Java,
71-atrocious dealings in, 72-still
collected for sale in Africa, 419, 437,

Small (Dr. Robert), his work on the
history of astronomy, 174.

Smith (Adam), his erroneous maxim
respecting religion, 32.
Smollett, remarks on, 41.

Societies, new, always exposed to op-
position and neglect, 477.

Society, Church Missionary, its origin
and progress, 479-objections made
to it, 472-these answered, ibid.—its
present state, 497.

Society for promoting Christian Know-
ledge, 474.

Society for propagating the Gospel in
foreign Parts, 472.

Spenser, character of his stanza, 328.
Stael (Mad. de), her remarks on ri-
dicule as the auxiliary of vice, 329,

Stars, first catalogue of, attempted by
Hipparchus, 185.

States, Bacon's remarks on trying ex-
periments in, 285.

Stuarts, their conduct to the Scotch,
254, 267, 276.

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