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command devolves on Titus, who invests the city, 376.-takes the first and second
fortifications, but is repulsed in his attack upon the third, ib.-surrounds the city
with a wall, ib.-cruelties of the Romans towards the Jews, 877-internal com-
motions and famine in the city, ib.-Titus wishes to preserve the Temple, which is
set fire to by a soldier, 378-city taken, ib.-Scriptural prophecies thereby
Lectures on the Liturgy.-Lecture II.-Liturgy, part I.-Morning and Evening
Prayer, 415-proper state of mind to enter thereon, ih.-general exhortation, ib.-
confession, 416-absolution, ib.-Lord's Prayer, ib.-service the joint performance
of the pastor and people, 417-Psalms, ib.-Lessons, 418-Hymns, ib.-Creed,
419-Bidding Prayer, ib.-Collects, ib.-State Prayers, 420-Prayer of St.
Chrysostom, 421-conclusion of Morning Service, ib.-Evening Service, 422-
signification of the Litany, 422-Prayers and Thanksgivings to be read on
special occasions, 424.
Lectures on the Liturgy.-Lecture III, Liturgy, part 11.-Collects, 467-Epistles and
Gospels, ib.-communion service, 468-rites and ceremonies, ib.-baptism, ib.-
catechism, 470-confirmation, 471-matrimony, ib.-visitation and communion
of the sick, ib.-burial of the dead, 472-churching of women, 473-commina-
tion, ib.-Psalms, ib.-service to be used at sea, 474--thanksgiving for defeat
of Fox's plot, 475-prayer and fasting for martyrdom of King Charles, ib.-
thanksgiving for the Restoration of Charles II. ib.-King's accession, ib.-metrical
version of the Psalms, 476.
Mahometanism.-Date of its rise, 476-Mahomet, his birth and descent, 477-his first
marriage, ib.-pretends to have been appointed by God to deliver a new revelation
to mankind, ib.-publishes the Koran, ib.-marries three wives, 478-he is joined
by some heretical Christians at Medina, whither he removes, ib.-pretends to
a revelation commanding him to use the sword against the enemies of his faith, 479
-is wounded at Ohud, and beseiges Caibar, ib.-storms it, ib.-is poisoned there,
ib. dies at Medina, ib.-form of government and religion established by him, 480
-Mahometanism contrasted with Christianity, ib.
Lectures on the Liturgy.—Lecture IV.—The Creed, part I.—Practice must agree with
belief in religion, 520-origin of Creeds, ib.-Creeds used in our Church, ib.-
Nicene Creed, ib.-Athanasian, 521-Apostles', 522-grounds of belief in the exist-
ence of God the Father, ib.-the Son, 524-and Holy Ghost, 525-in the incar-
nation, sufferings, death, and resurrection of Christ, ib.
On Modern Infidelity, by Hall.-Infidelity and apostacy foretold in the New Testa-
ment, 528-infidelity cannot last long, ib.-destroys itself by comparison of
doctrines and effects with Christianity, ib.-Religion not to be used as a political
engine, 529-it is an individual more than a public consideration, ib.-Christianity
prohibits no innocent pleasures, 530-true religion evidently on the increase, ib.
Letter from Mr. J. Burdett, written six days before his execution, 531-535.
Lectures on the Liturgy.-Lecture V.-The Creed, part II.-Declaration of our
belief in the Ascension of Christ, 571 his heavenly authority, ib.-and his coming
as a Judge at the Last Day, 572-our belief in the Holy Ghost, ib.-the universal
Church, 573-the communion of saints, 574-the forgiveness of sins, ib.-the
resurrection of the body, ib.-and the life everlasting, 575-conclusion, 576.
On Scriptural Knowledge, by Hall.-Inestimable value of Scriptural knowledge as
a rule of life, 577-fear of God's judgments the strongest obstacle to sin, 578-
religious instruction the best counterpoise to depravity, ib.-care recommended
in the religious education of youth, ib.
Happy Deaths, by Mrs. H. More.-Notice of the Author, 580-evil effects produced
by the boastful accounts circulated of the heroic behaviour of unbelievers on
death-bed, 581-we must judge charitably in regard to the future state of others,
582-death merely conveys us to another state, but does not fit us for that state,
583-necessity of being always prepared for death, ib.
Extracts from Death, a Poem, with notice of the Author, Bishop Porteus, 584.
The British Patriot.
Life and Character of Alfred the Great.-Enumeration of those actions which entitle
him to the appellation of Great, 17-birth-place, ib.-first impulse to his patriotic
spirit imparted by his mother, ib. also influenced by his visits to Rome, 18-
ascension to the throne, ib.-first action with the Danes, ib.-driven from his
throne by the new invaders of England, ib.-becomes a cowherd, ib.-compelled
to perform menial offices, ib.-subjected to the ill-humour of a peasant's wife,
ib.-retires with some friends to the fens, 19-enters the Danish camp in disguise,
ib.-meets his friends in Selwood Forest, and is victorious in an action with the
Danes, ib.-rebuilds his ruined cities, ib.-establishes an army and a navy, ib.-
his division of time, ib.-account of the civil institutions which he established, 20—
death of Alfred, 22.
Of the British Constitution.-Notice of Archdeacon Paley, 22-Government of
England, how divided, ib.-provisions of the British Constitution, ib.-taxation and
punishment, 24-confinement, 25-habeas corpus, ib.-statutes relative to high
treason, ib.-balance of the Constitution explained, ib.-balance of interest de-
On the Expression of Public Opinion, in Great Britain.-Intention of the late Act to
prevent seditious meetings, 27-necessity for such a measure, 28-Mons. Cottu's
opinion of the privileges enjoyed by the people of this country, ib.
Essay on Peace, by Lord Clarendon, 29-Beauty and advantages of peace, 30-
Opinion of Cæsar on peace, ib.
Description of Britain, by Thomson.-Notice of the Author, 32.
Sketch of the Reign and personal Character of his late Majesty, George III.-Import-
ance of the events of his reign, 67-birth of his Majesty, 68-his father's
death, ib.-formation of his mind illustrated, ib.-opinion of his mother of his early
character, ib.-accession, ib.-his patriotism early evinced, 70--Horace Walpole's
description of him, ib.-issues a proclamation for the encouragement of piety and
virtue, ib.-renders the Judges independent of the Crown, ib.--places the heredi-
tary revenues of the Crown at the disposal of Parliament, 71-his marriage, ib.-
coronation, ib.-instance of his humility and piety, 72-Churchill's character of
his Majesty, ib.-his motives for perseverance in the contest with America, 73-his
first interview with the American Ambassodor, ib.-decision of his Majesty's cha-
racter displayed during the riots in London, 74-Mr. Pitt's entrance into power
the most important era of his Majesty's life, 75-Cowper's eulogium on George
III. 75 his Majesty's first illness, 76-his recovery, ib.-communication from his
Majesty to Mr. Pitt on that subject, ib.-his conduct on the occasion of the
the French revolution, 77—his last illness, 78-influence of his private character
on society, 79-his title to the name of George the Good, 80.
Some Particulars of the famous Battle of Blenheim.-The Duke of Marlborough obtains
permission from the States General to march into Germany, 117-his celebrated
march from Flanders to the Danube, 118-recrosses the Danube, and joins Prince
Eugene, ib.-instance of Marlborough's presence of mind, 119-Marshal Tallard
surrenders himself, 120-the troops in Blenheim surrender to Gen. Churchill, ib.
-important effects of the battle of Blenheim, ib.-subsequent behaviour of Marl-
Character of Lord Viscount Falkland, Secretary of State to King Charles I.-Lord
Falkland killed at the battle of Newbury, 121-his previous good fortune, ib.-
his motives for consenting to become Secretary of State, 122-his courage and
humanity at the battle of Edgehill, 123-his cheerfulness of mind destroyed by
the civil war, ib.-his bravery and death, 124.
On National Education. The importance of extending education to the poorer
classes defended, 125-public commotions arise from ignorance in the people,
proved by history, ib.-superiority of the present system of National Education
pointed out, 126-importance of a due attention to the characters of the teachers, 127.
On the Means of Preventing Offences, by Sir W. Blackstone.-Notice of Sir W.
Blackstone, 127-superiority of preventive justice to punishing justice, 128-law
respecting sureties, ib.-difference between recognizances for keeping the peace
and those for good behaviour, 130
Scene between Henry V. and the Lord Chief Justice, from Shakspeare.-Notice of
William Shakspeare, 131
On Capital Punishments.-Methods of administering penal justice, 177-considera-
tions on the prerogative of pardon, 178-aggravations which guide in the selection
for punishment, 179.
Influence of Christianity on the Condition of the Labouring Classes, by Bernard.—Notice
of Sir Thomas Bernard, 179-effects of Christianity in ameliorating the horrors of
war, ib.-abolition of slavery induced by Christianity, 180-torture abolished from
every Christian state, ib.-superior humanity of criminal proceedings in modern
times, 181-decrease of child-murder, ib.-superiority of Christian charity, ib.
The Tombs of Nelson and Pitt, by Sir Walter Scott.-Notice of Sir Walter Scott, 183.
On the Poor Laws.-A conversation between Colonel English and Corporal Kent,221.
Naval Victories, No. I.-Sailing of the Brest Fleet, 226-engagement of Rear-
Admiral Pasley, with the Revolutionnaire, ib.-victory of the 1st of June, 227.
On the Division of Labour.-Political Economy a modern science, 227-Adam Smith
the first promulgator of it in this country, 228-labour the real producer of national
wealth, ib.-examples and causes of the division of labour, 229.
Life of John Howard, 230-taken by a French privateer, 231-forms the design of
visiting all the prisons in England, ib.-visits the places of confinement throughout
Europe, ib. dies at Cherson, ib.-influence of Howard's example, 232-state of
prisons in the United Kingdom, ib.
On the Patriotic Songs of Great Britain, 233—Influence of popular songs on national
feeling, 234-spirit of the English navy kept alive by appropriate songs, ib.-
England possessed of a greater number of national songs than any other country,
ib.-Rule Britannia, 235 Britons strike Home, 236-anecdote respecting his late
Majesty, ib.-Ye Mariners of England, 237.
Admonitory Address to the People of Great Britain, 273.
On the Distinction between Indigence and Poverty, 278-innocent causes of indigence,
279-remediable indigence, ib.- culpable causes of indigence, 280).
Naval Victories, No. II.-Battle off Cape St. Vincent, 283-gallantry of Nelson,
284-Sir John Jervis created Earl St. Vincent, 285.
The French Revolution.-The last will and testament of Louis XVI., 285-exemplary
conduct of Abbé Edgeworth, 288-indignation of Malesherbes at the treatment of
the King, 289.
The Two Weavers, 290.
On Criminal Judicature in England, from De Lolme.-Notice of De Lolme, 327-
appointment of a grand jury, ib.-mode of proceeding against a criminal, ib.-
form of trial, 328-form of proceeding in cases of high treason, ib.-duties of the
judge and of the jury, 329.
Memoir of Captain Cook.-His early life, 330-appointed to the command of the
Endeavour, 331-discovery of the South Sea Islands, ib.-his second voyage to the
South Seas, 332-his third voyage, ib.-his death, ib.
Public Charities of London, No. I.-Account of Bartholomew's Hospital, 333-Beth-
lem Hospital, 334-Bridewell Hospital, ib.
On the Circumstances which promoted Commerce, Manufactures, and the Arts, in Modern
Europe, and particularly in England, by Millar.-Notice of John Millar, 335-
limited commerce of the ancients, ib.-excellence of manufactures in some Italian
towns in the 12th and 13th centuries, 336-invention of the mariner's compass,
ib.-discovery of America, ib.-cruel policy of Philip II. of Spain, 337-woollen
manufacture of England, ib.-extension of manufactures caused the decline of
Aboriginal Britons, by Richards, 340.
My Native Land, by Scott, 342.
State, 384-origin of our form of government, 385-feudal system, ib.-origin of
parliaments, 386-division of English law into two parts, 387.
Memoir and Original Letter of Sir Cloudesley Shovell. His daring spirit whilst cabin-
boy, 388-created Rear Admiral by King William, ib.-engaged in the battle of
La Hogue, ib.-appointed Rear-Admiral of England by Queen Anne, ib.-his
vessel lost on the rocks of Scilly, ib.-confession of his murder, 389-his letter to
Admiral Russell, ib.
Public Charities of London, No. II.-Account of Christ's Hospital, 390-St. Thomas's
Hospital, 391-Guy's Hospital, ib.-account of Thomas Guy, ib.
Abolition of the Slave Trade, by Montgomery.-Notice of Mr. Montgomery, 392.
On the Loss of the Royal George, 394.
On the Poor Laws.-The poor anciently dependent on the Church, or their Lords,
432-the Reformation productive of a famine, ib.-Poor Laws intended for those
only who could not maintain themselves, 433-alarming increase of pauperism, ib.
-design of workhouses, 434-effects of extending relief to paupers at their own
homes, ib.-consequence of giving assistance according to the number in family,
ib.-state of Manchester, 435-superiority of voluntary contributions evinced by
the practice of Scotland, ib.-aversion to parochial aid in Scotland, 436-Mr.
Burke's observations on the scarcity of 1795, ib.-the sudden abolition of the poor
laws impracticable, 437—an improvement in their administration suggested, ib.
Popular Law, No. II.-Nature of Private Acts of Parliament, 439-duty of the
Judges, ib.-the jurisprudence of the kingdom anciently in the ecclesiastics, ib.-
changed at the Conquest, ib.-Court of Chancery, 440- province of the Lord
Chancellor, ib.-duties of the Vice-Chancellor, ib.-Master of the Rolls, ib.—
Court of King's Bench, the supreme court of common law, ib.-Court of Common
Pleas, ib.-Court of Exchequer, established by William I.-right of appeal, 441-
sessions of the peace, ib.-duty of a grand jury, ib.- trial by jury, ib.-mode of
appointing, and duties of, petty juries, ib.
Life of Jonas Hanway.-Establishment of the Marine Society, 444-plan of Mag-
dalen Hospital, ib.-aids in the promotion of Sunday Schools, 445-his exertions
in behalf of chimney-sweepers, íb.-his epitaph, 446
Ulm and Trafalgar, 446.
Popular Law.-No. III.-Juridical division of England by Alfred, 494-changes
therein caused by time and increase of population, ib.-present authority of con-
stables, ib.-persons injured in matters criminal must depose on oath to the nature
and particulars of the offence before warrant can be granted by a justice for ap-
prehension of criminal, 495-in petty offences apprehension only resorted to in the
event of offender disobeying summons to appear, ib.-Judges of King's Bench,
their warrants extend over the whole kingdom, ib.-those of inferior judges must
be backed before execution in a different county from that in which they were
granted, ib.-origin and nature of the appointment of Justices of Peace, 496-
now appointed under the Great Seal, ib.-Quorum, ib.-Chairman at Quarter
Sessions, ib.-qualifications required by law for a Justice of Peace, ib.-Coroner,
his functions, 497-Sheriff or Bailiff, custodier of a county, ib.-manner of his elec
tions, ib.-his duties, ib.
British Heroism, 499.—Sonnet, To My Country, 499.
On Political Discussions. Increased facilities of procuring information, 536-con-
sequent increase of political curiosity, 537-prevailing error of every man attempt-
ing to decide on public questions without adequate knowledge, 538-Practical
Christianity the great object of education in all ranks, 539-statement of public
duties of the cottager, the artificer, and shopkeeper, the farmer, merchant, and ma-
nufacturer, the nobleman and gentleman, the learned professions, 539, 540-politi-
cal disputes unsuited to the female sex, 541-the proper duties of women, 542.
Naval Victories, No. III.-Admiral Duncan's victory over the French fleet, Oct. 11,
1797, 513-difficulties of Admiral Duncan's situation, 544-dastardly conduct of
Story, the Dutch Admiral, 545-the British Admiral created Baron Duncan.
On Saving Banks.-Superiority of this to any other plan of saving small sums, 546—
their tendency to prevent imprudent marriages, ib.-their inducement to care and
economy in females, ib.-the moral influence of such establishments, ib.
Popular Law, No. IV.-On the general privileges of the citizen, 548-Englishman's
chief privilege an equal participation in the laws, 551-slavery therefore unknown
in this country,ib.-liberty secured by the Charter granted by King John, ib.-Pill .
of Rights, ib.-laws securing personal liberty, 552-transportation unknown to the
common law, ib.-laws for the security of private property, ib.
The British Character, 553.
Naval Victories, No. IV.-The Battle of the Nile, August 1, 1798, 587-Brueys
moored in Aboukir Bay. ib.-force of both fleets, ib.-memorable conduct and
sayings of Lord Nelson, ib.-description of the battle, 588-dangerous situation of
the Culloden, and other vessels, 589-Lord Nelson wounded, 590-his magnanimous
conduct in the cockpit, ib.-L'Orient takes fire, 591-suspension of the battle
through that event, ib.-recommencement of the action, 592-statement of loss on
both sides, ib.-death of Capt. Westcott, ib.-effects of the victory, ib.
On Benefit Clubs.-Inadequacy of these clubs to the objects they profess, 592-
generally formed upon erroneous calculations, 593-more for the benefit of the
publican than the members, ib.-funds expended on other objects rather than the
relief of members, ib.-illustrated by the example of a benefit club, of 13 years'
standing, ib.-their danger as nurseries of vice, 594-parishes derive little or no
benefit from them, 595-their mischievous tendency in politics and religion, ib.—
exceptions where guided by men of education and principle, ib.
On Civil Obedience, by Pearson.-Notice of the Rev. Hugh Pearson, 595-pretences
for reform have never been wanting, 596-excellence of the institutions of this
country, ib.-our greatest danger arises from licentiousness and tumult, 598-
remedy for disaffection to be found in the diffusion of morality and religion, ib.
Address to the State and Church of England, 599.
The Fireside Companion.
Principles of Christian Education.-Notice of Thomas Babington, Esq., 34-necessity
for a parent to be on his guard against his faults and weaknesses when in the bosom
of his family, ib.-parent never to make mere playthings of his children, ib.--
parent should have a child's good rather than his own ease in view,35-in correcting
a fault to look to the heart, 36-parent to be on his guard against the artifices of
children, ib.-necessity for consistency in the management of children, ib.
Exposure to Cold, from Parkinson's Villager's Friend.-Extreme danger of sudden
exposure to cold, 37-cautions to be observed in restoring warmth to the body when
chilled, ib.-attention to the management of clothing necessary, 38.
Hindoo Superstitions, 39.-Notice of James Forbes, Esq., ib.-superstitions of
Pooleahs of Malabar, ib.—abject state of the Parias, ib.-misery of Molungres,
or Salt-boilers, ib.-depravity of Native Courts of Justice in India, 40-Hindoos
not universally depraved, 40-two narratives illustrative of their superstitions, 41.
English Months.--January, 43-difference of commencing the year between ancients
and moderns, ib.-ordinary appearances of January, ib.-winter brings us ac-
quainted more minutely with many living creatures, ib.-torpid state of many
animals during winter, ib.-beneficial effects of snow, 44-lines on the thresher,
from Cowper, ib..
Character of a fair and happy Milkmaid, by Sir Thomas Overbury.-Notice of Over-
Story of a Betrothed Pair, from Crabbe's Borough, 46 Notice of Mr. Crabbe, ib.
Character of a Happy Life, by Sir Henry Wotton, 48-Notice of Sir Henry Wotton, ib.
Life of Sir Matthew Hale, Lord Chief Justice of England, 81-birth-place, ib.-
corrupted by his intercourse with stage players, ib.-engaged in a lawsuit with Sir
William Whitmore, 82-his close study, ib.-reason why he never drank healths, ib.
regularity in his attendance at church, ib.-his acquaintance with Mr. Selden, ib.
his integrity during the rebellion, 83-engaged by all the king's party, ib.-Crom-
well makes him a Judge, ib.-appointed Lord Chief Baron at the Restoration, ib.
-becomes Lord Chief Justice of England, ib.-resigns from ill health, ib.-his joy
at approaching death, ib.-rules observed by him for employment, 84.
Great Fire of London, from Evelyn's Memoirs, 85.-Notice of John Evelyn, Esq., ib,
Funeral of the Fisherman's Son.-An affecting scene of humble life in Scotland, 89.
The Steam Engine, 91-qualities of gunpowder, ib.-defect of gunpowder, water,
and wind, when applied to machinery, ib.-steam engine supplies what was want-
ing in all, 91-variety and extent of its powers, 91-its discovery not made at once,
92-water not elastic, ib.-spoken of by the Marquis of Worcester, ib.-employed
by Captain Savary, in mines, ib.-improved by Mr. Newcomen, ib.-perfected by
Mr. Watt, ib.-notice of Mr. Watt, ib.