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Academical institutions, great object of,

Adversity, early, frequently a blessiug, 288.
Agnesi, Maria, her history, 66.
Ainsworth, Mr., character of his Rook-

wood,' 482.
Animal instincts, 218.
Anti Corn-Law Association, 241.
Arabian Nights’ Entertainments,' marvel-
lous machinery by which they are con-

ducted, 99,
Arnault, A. V., his. Souvenirs d'un Sexagé-

naire,' l-authenticity of the work, ib.
distinction between memoirs and remi-
niscences, ib.-modern memoir-writers,
2-soi-disant Memoirs of Louis the
Eighteenth, and Le Vasseur, ib. fabri.
cations of the Parisian press, 3-the au-
thor's tragedy of “Marius à Minturnes,'
4-bis politics, 5-his visit to England,
ib.—and return to France, 6-anecdotes
of the reign of terror, ib.-death of the
king and queen, 8-execution of Dan-
ton and Robespierre, 9-the author en-
trusted by Buonaparte with a mission to
the Ionian Islands, 11-lines inscribed
by him in an albuni kept at Vesuvius, ib.
-appointed one of the savans to accom-
pany Buonaparte to Egypt, ib.-passage
from Toulon to Malta, ib.-his capture
by the British, 15—and return to Paris,
ib.--an actor in the affair of the 18th

Brumaire, 16.
Arnold, Dr., his edition of Thucydides, 42.
Ascham, Roger, his advice to those who

would write well, 302.
Autobiography of the Emperor Jahangueir,

Ayesha, the Maid of Kars, 485.


Bar, advice to a young man going to the,

287. :
Barrow, John, jun., Esq., his 'Excursions

in the North of Europe, through parts of
Russia, Finland, Denmark, and Norway,
in the years 1830 and 1833,' 458-pic-
ture of Moscow, ib. ease and expedi-
tion of travelling in Finland, 459—
Stockholm, 460-Fall of Trolhätten, 461

-Elsineur, ib.-Hamlet's garden, ib.-
Christiania, 462-route from Christiania
to Drontheim, 463—sketch of the inha-

bitants, 465-Drontheim, 466.
Barton, John, his ' Inquiry into the Expe.

diency of the existing Restrictions on
the Importation of Corn; with Obser-
vations on the present social and political

Prospects of Great Britain,' 260.
Beckford, William, Esq., his Sketches of

Travels in various parts of the World,
426-early appearance of Mr. Beckford
as an author, ib.--his · Biographical
Memoirs of extraordinary Painters,' ib.

- his tale of Caliph Vathek, ib.--the
present work a reprint of a book passed
through the press forty years ago, 428-
unlike any book of travels in prose, ib.
—the author's progress, 429-his pro-
found melancholy, settled voluptuous-
ness of temperament, and capricious
recklessness of self-indulgence, ib.-
great charm of the book the date of its
delineations, 430—a Sunday evening at
the court of Bavaria, ib. -rapid glimpse
among the Tyrol forests, 431 — first
opening of Italy, 432–journey to Ve.
nice, 433—hotel on the Great Canal, ib.
—morning piece in Venice, 434-even-
ing one, 435-record of M. de Villoison,

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the investigator of Homer, 437 —excur- | Buonaparte, specimens of his taste and
siou to Vallombrosa, ib —visit to the temper, 12-dicta of, 288.
Grande Chartreuse, 440 — arrival at Burdett, Sir Francis, sketch of, 358.
Rome, and youthful impressions on first Bury, Lady Charlotte, her Three Sanc.
beholding Si. Peter's, 444-Lisbon, 447 tuaries of Tuscany' quoted, 439.
-palace of the Marquess of Marialva, ib. Byron, Lord, his 'sensibility, 345-his
-evening walk in Lisbon, 450—Ma Childe Harold, 362.
drid, and acquaintance with a Turkish
ambassador, 452—visit to the Escurial,

Bengal jugglers, feats of, ill.
Biela's comet, popular apprehensions with Cæsar and the Duke of Wellington, cu-
regard to, 58.

rious coincidence in the general charac-
• Biographia Britannica, character of, 349. ter of their military services, 400.
Blessington, Lady, her tale of The Re Calderon, Don Rodrigo, his conduct at his
pealers,' 482.

execution, 94.
Bloomfield, Rubert, 362.

Cambridge society, sketches of, 352,
Booksellers, defence of, against the charge Canning, Right Hon. George, his eloquence
of authors, 364.

characterized, 290—sketch of, 358.
Boys, education of, at a grammar school, Cary, Rev. Henry Francis, his 'Pindar in

English Verse,' 18. See Pindar-his
Brydges, Sir Egerton, Autobiography of, translation of Dante, 23.

342—the author's several accounts of Casaubon, Isaac, 79.
his personal and literary career, ib. Castlereagh, Lord, sketch of, 358, 360.
his birth and education, 343-comes Character, intellectual and moral, effects
into possession of the family estates, ib. of the want of harmony between, 288.
-devote's himself to belles lettres and Charcoal and diamond, establishment of
English antiquities, ib.-his private press the identity of, 63.
at Lee Priory, ib.-failure in his legal Châtelet, Madame de, her comment on,
claim to the barony of Chandos, 344 and translation of, Newton's Principia,
and in achieving a first-rate name as an

author, 345-his mingled tone of self Chatterton, Thomas, 353.
satisfaction and self-reproach, 347 — Chinese character, traits of, 472.
sketches of himself in early boyhood, Christiania, description of, 462.
343_his ancestors, 349-his excellent Church Establishment, reply to arguments
edition of Collins's Peerage, ib.-his against, 135,
sneer at his Alma Mater, 350-great Church Rate Bill, 524.
object of academical institutions, ib. Clarke and Locke, examination of the
sketches of Cambridge society, 352 theological arguments of, 214.
Dr. Farmer, ib.-Dr. Plumpire, ib. Clarke, Dr. Adam, Account of the Infancy,
Porson, ib. ---Chatterton, 353—Sir Eger. religious and literary Life of, written by
ton's first appearance as an author, ib. one who was intimately acquainted with
his novel of Mary de Clifford, ib. --strik him from his boyhood to the sixtieth
ing sketches of his own existence, 355 year of his age, 117- his birth and edu-
- his pecuniary embarrassments, 356 cation, 118-is received into the Wes-
his antiquarian pursuits, 16.-his Kentish leyan school at Kingswood, 122-his
neighbours, 357 - is returned to the call to the ministry, 123 - scenes of
House of Commons, 358- his sketches itinerancy, 126-his visits to the Duke
of public characters, ib.-Canning, ib. of Sussex, 128_marries, 129_his love-
Castlereagh, ib. Vansittart, ib. -Grat. letters, ib.-locomotiveness of the me-
tan, ib.-Whitbread, ib.-Ponsonby, ib. thodist preachers, 130-Clarke masters
-Frederick Robinson, ib. — Charles many eastern languages, completes a
Grant, ib.-Huskisson, ib.-Tierney, commentary on the Bible, and edits a
ib._Wilberforce, ib.-Mackintosh, ib. supplement to · Rymer's Foedera,' 131
Romilly, ib.---Lord Lyndhurst. ib.

his sentiments respecting the Church
Lord Liverpool, ib ----Mr. Pitt, 360 of England, 132_his last illness and
Miss Seward, 361-Robert Bloomfield, death, 134-reply to arguments against
362-Lord Byron, ib.-Lord Nugent's an established church, 135.
Portugal, ib.Sir Egerton's work a Coleridge, S. T., his lines to a Cataract from
most curious study for the psychologist, a cavern near the summit of a mountain-
- 363.

precipice, 26.

Collins's rhymeless' Ode to Evening,' mu- | Dissenters, their alleged grievances exa-
sical effect of, 25.

mined, 511-their exclusion from the
Comfort, the chief secret of, 293.

Universities, 520.
Corn Laws, 228-varions opinions at pre- Doctor, The,' 68-attention excited by

sent existing upon, 16.-ihe question of this work, ib.-its excellences and de-
a fixed or a fluctuating duly, 229-pre. fects, 69_outline of the work, 70—its
sent state of our agriculture, and what proto'ype “Tristram Shandy,' ib.-its
it would become if the prohibitory duties character, ib.-generation and dwelling-
were destroyed, 230-Anti Corn-law As place of the Doves, 71 - Catalogue of
sociation, 241--the question of low prices Daniel Dove's library, 74 - his sou's
considered, 249-Mr. Jacob's “'Tracts education, 77-conduct of Lord Lauder-
on the Coro Trade and Corn Laws,' 259 dale on the bill for putting an end 10
--Mr. Barton's · Enquiry into the Re the employment of children to sweep
strictions on the Importation of Corn,' chimneys, 82-chapter on puppet-shows,
260-effects of low prices of agricul. 84-main drift of the work to revive
tural produce on the rate of mortality, genuine old English feelings and tasles,
263-effect of the decay of tillage upon 88-account of the draining of Potteric
the agricultural population, 266-hand Carr, 91-instances of the ruling humour
loom weavers, 270-evils of over-pro strong in death, 93-lines worked on a
duction, 272.

little girl's first sampler, 95-conjectures
Courage and industry, nothing great or in connexion with the author of "The
good to be obtained without, 288.

Doctor,' ib.
Cowley, his ignorance of the construction Donnegan, Dr. James, his New Greek

of Pindar's odes, 19—his prose essays and English Lexicon, principally on the
models of thought, sentiment, and lan plan of Schneider,' 162.
guage, 347.

Dumas, Alexandre, his play of Henri
Crabbe, his definition of genius, 365 Trois,' 184—his Christine, 195-his

his tale of the Confidant'the ground Autony,' 196—his Teresa, 197—his

work of Miss Edgeworth's 'Helen,' 484. Angela,' 198,
Créqui, Marquise de, Souvenirs de la, Duroc, anecdotes of, 14.

391–versatility of the Parisian manu-
facturers of memoirs, ib.—the present
work a complete forgery, and the gross-
est of impostures, 393—and the lady to Edgeworth, Maria, her · Helen,' a tale, 483.
whom it is attributed a phantom of the Education of a son, advice on the, 77.
fabricator's imagination, 396.

Egerton, Lord Francis, his translation of
Crombie, Rev. Dr. Alexander, his 'Natu Hernani and Henri Trois,' 181.
ral Theology, or Essays on the Existence

Eloquence of the House of Commons, 358.
of Deity, of Providence, on the Immor England, climate of, its austerities the
tality of the Soul, and a future State,' source of abundant comforts, 288.
213-comprehensive view taken by the Erasmus's Dialogues, a selection from, a
author of the science of natural theology, proper school-book for boys acquiring
ib.-examination of the theological ar-

Latin, 80.
guments of Locke and Clarke, 214 Escurial, visit to the, 453.
natural theology described, 216--exist-

Established Church, reply to arguments
ence of Deity, 217-animal instincts, against, 135.
218-mental constitution of man, 224–
future state of existence, ib.

Cumberland, Bishop, saying of, 289,
Cumberland, Richard, Esq., recollections

Fame, progress of, 355.
of, 361.

Farmer, Dr., academical portrait of, 352.

Fashionable life, novels of, rapid succession

of those ephemeral productions, 481.

Finland, ease and expedition of travelling
Dante and Pindar the most picturesque of in, 459.
the great poets, 21.

Fox, Mr., his manner of stating the question
Danton, execution of, 9,

in debate, 290.
Death, instances of the ruling humour French drama, state of the, 177-little
strong in, 93.

influence of literature on the progress
Dissen, Professor, preface to his edition of the French revolution, and share in
of Pindar, 41. See Pindar.

its success, ib.-the classical and ro-

mantic schools in French literature, 179
- fashionable productions of the present
Parisian stage, 180—Victor Hugo and
Alexandre Dumas, ib.—Lord Francis
Egerton's translation of Hernani and
Henri Trois,' 181-Hugo's imitations of
Shakspeare, 182—his • Marie Tudor,' ib.
- Dumas's "Henri Trois,' 184-Hugo's

Marion de Lorme,' 185—his . Le Roi
s'amuse,' 186-his'Lucrèce Borgia,'
188—his Mary of England, 191–
Dumas's 'Christine,' 195—hisó Antony,'
196-his. Teresa, 197—bis Angela,
198— The Tour de Nesle,' 201-Du-
mas's'" Richard Darlington, 205-im-
moral tendency of the modern French
drama, 210-the female characters, ib.

-authority of the licenser, 212.
French revolution, little influence of litera-

ture on its progress, and share in its
success, 177.

notices of Siam, Corea, and the Loo-
Choo Islands,' 468-account of the
author, ib.trade between the coast of
China and Siam, 469_interual manage-
ment and arrangement of Chinese vessels,
ib.-a scene on the coast of Fokien, 471
-traits of the Chinese character, 472—
frequency of infanticide, 473-Gulf of
Peiche-lee, on the frontiers of Tartary,
475-arrival at Canton, ib.—Chinese
mandarins and merchants, ib.—the au-
thor's extraordinary power over the
minds of the Chinese, 476—Chinese
government, ib.-coast of Corea, 477
Loo-Choo Islands, ib.-Gulf of Leau-
tung, 478-city of Kai-Chou, 479—
Island of Poo-to, 480.


Genius, Crabbe's definition of, 365.
Glynn, Dr. Glynn, academical sketch of,


• Helen, a tale, by Maria Edgeworth, 481.
History, general difficulty of writing, 410.
Hook, Theodore, Esq., his "Life of Sir

David Baird,' 404, 409.
House of Commons, characteristic elo-

quence of, 290.
Hugo, Victor, his imitations of Shakspeare,

182-his. Marie Tudor,"ib.-his-Marion
de Lorme,' 185-his. Le Roi s'amuse,
186—his'' Lucrèce Borgia,' 188—his

Mary of England," 191-his' Richard
Darlington,' 205.
Humour, instances of the ruling, strong in

death, 93.
Huskisson, Right Hon. William, parlia-

mentary sketch of, 358, 359.
Hypatia, the mathematician, her melancholy

story, 66.

Grammar school, education of boys at, 79.
Grande Chartreuse, visit to the, 440.
Grandeur and truth, distinction between,

Grattan, Right Hon. Henry, parliamentary

sketch of, 358.
Greek and English Lexicography, 144-

lead taken in the study of the dead lan-
guages by the Germans, ib.--the English
servile imitators of their triumphant
career, 145—splendid exceptions, ib.-
causes of the superiority of the German
classics, ib.-want of an accurate and
comprehensive Greek lexicon explained
in our own tongue, ib.-progress made
by the Germans in this their new line of
lexicography, 146-excellence of Pro-
fessor Schneider's Lexicon, 147 — its
want of arrangement, ib. — Passow's
excellent · Manual Lexicon,' 150—
Hase's new edition of “Stephen's The-
saurus,' 153—defects of Dr. Donnegan's
Greek and English Lexicon, principally
on the plan of Schneider, 162_outline

of a new Greek and English Lexicon,165.
Gurwood, Lieutenant-Colonel, his . Col.

lection of the Dispatches of Field-
Marshal the Duke of Wellington during
his various Campaigns in India, Den-
mark, Portugal, Spain, the Low Coun-
tries, and France, from 1799 to 1818,

Gutzlaff, Charles, his Journal of three

Voyages along the Coast of China, with 1

Jacob, William, Esq., his "Tracts on the

Corn Trade and Corn Laws,' 259.
Jahangueir, Memoirs of the Emperor,

written by himself; and translated from
a Persian Manuscript, by Major David
Price, 96—proceedings of the Oriental
Fund Committee, ib.-Dow's character
of Jahangueir, 100-jealousy between
him and his son Chusero, 102-splen-
dour of his throne, ib.—his regulation
forbidding the sale of intoxicating li-
quors, 103-character of his favourites,
104—his marriage, 106-exploits of his
father, 109-rebellion of his son, ib.
portrait of himself, ib.-feats of Bengal
jugglers, 111-his mausoleum in honour

of his father, 116.
Industry, unspeakable importance of early,


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