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Beaufoy, Col. on the variation of the

needle, 50
Beaver, once known in Wales, 208
Beckman's History of Inventions, 12
Bede, his opinion of the site of para-

dise, 30
Bees, 106
Bee-hive, population of, 117
Beketoff, General, 77
Berosus taught dialling, 48
Berw, governor, 16
Bloemen of Antwerp, his landscapes,

348
Bloomfield, 69
Boccalini, his fables, 232. Passage

from, 72
Bochart, his opinion of the situation

of paradise, 30
Boethius, poetical passage from, 120
Boillon de, duchess of, 12
Bolsena, lake of, 59
Borneo, the island of, its riches,

223
Botany, science of, 19
Bourdon, his paintings, 356
Bradley, works of, 47
Bramins, the ancient, their opinion of

a future state, 37
Brasabolus, 20
Bredalbane, the Earl of, 77
Breughel, his paintings, 29. 352
British horses admired by the Ro-

mans, 193
Bruce, anecdote of, 255
Brutus, saying of his, 236
Buchanan, 15
Buffon in his summer house, 8
Burrampooter, source of, 2
Burckhard, the works of, 46
Burke, remark of his, 232

Canny, island of, its effect on the

coinpass, 51
Caraccas, the climate of, 30
Cardan, passage from, 45
Carlo Marati, his Madonnas, 362
Carthage, 11
Cashmire, shawls of, 62
Caspian sea, 30
Cato, his happiness, 84
Caubul, 13
Caucasus, summit of, 1
Causes of eclipses known to Thales,

Aristotle, Pythagoras, Dion, Pe-
ricles, Sulpitius, and the Ethiopians,

48
Caylus, de, Count, 14
Chaldeans, temples of, 49
Chamouni, valley of, 108
Chariot of the gods, the, 42
Charles I., 79
Charles XII., cultivated flowers, 11.

Anecdote of, 386
Chaucer, his character, 322. His

poetry, 17
China, 23
Chiron, inventor of the sphere, 48
Christian paradise, the, 39
Christina, queen of Sweden, anecdote

of, 258
Churchill, General, 78
Clarke, Dr. 23
Claude de Lorrain, landscape of, 9.

His style, 360
Claudian, passage from, 42
Coast of Africa, 23
Colonies, 214–218
Colonna, saying of his, 70. Anec-

dote of, 230. 296
Colton, passage from, 397
Columbus, 44
Congo, voyage up the, 23
Conquerors, 388
Constantinople, 11
Conti, prince of, 8
Continents of Europe and Asia, 22
Contrast of sovereigns, 377
Contrasts, the springs of our happi-

ness, 398 :
Cook, Captain, 190
Corallina, 130, 13)
Corcutus, letter of, 392
Cordus, 20

Cama, the Indian Cupid, 7
Cambridge, the botanical college of,

25
Camello, Father's, book, 24
Camilla, 14
Camoens, passage from, 48. Monu-

ment to, 398
Canadian custom of planting trees on

the ice, 165
Candahar, the cave of, 35.
Cannibalism, 280.

Corinthian citizens, 69
Corycian swain, Virgil's, 123
Courtesy, flower of, 66
Crabbe, poetical passage fronı, 305
Crassus, 16
Creed, the Christian, 32
Cuckoo, the honey guide, 116
Cutilia, lake of, 59
Cuvier's fossil and organic remains,

214
Cyprian, 11
Czar of Russia, the, 229

animals, 177. Of animals, 178–

189
Empress Catherine, the, 378
Eneid, passage from, 61
Eneas, 7
Eolian barps, 69
Epicurus, disciples of, 8
Erasmus, eulogium of, 43
Essenes, the, their opinion of a future

state, 37
Estates, the three, 371
Eve, in the enjoyment of nature,

27
Evelyn, William, 78
Exhibitions, 284, 285
Extinct animals, 213-216

Dante, anecdote of, 233
Danube, mouth of, 34
Darwin's “ Loves of the Plants,” 45.

Temple of Nature, ib.
Davies, his Celtic researches, 66
Dean, forest of, 79
De Conde, prince of, 8
De Genlis, Mad., 159
Deities of the ancient Romans, 122
De Longueville, duke of 8
Diophantus taught algebra, 48
Dercennus, the friends of, 14
Dervises of the East hold the flute

sacred, 311
Descartes, serenity of, 6
Descriptive writers, 316. Poets,

319. Thomson, Dyer, Ossian,

&c. 325
Difference between love and admira-

tion, 366
Diodorus, passage from, 42, 274
Dioscorides, 19
Discovery of the sexual qualities of

plants, 45
Distance increases admiration and

love, 368
Doric, order of, 4

Fabulous and extinct animals, 211
Famine of Egypt, 280
Festival of the Rose, 64
Fez, the kingdom of, 38
Fife, Lord, anecdote of, 241
Final cause, 365
Flechier, passage from, 101
Fleur de lis of France, 63
Floating islands, 58. Gardens, ib.
Floral associations, 65. Honours, 63.

Ornaments, 61
Four first stages of society, 80. Or.

ders of landscapes, the, 224
Fraser, General, anecdote of, 242
Frederick the Great, 101
Friars, the Portuguese, 93
Fûh, paradise of, 33
Fuschus, 20

Eagles, once frequent inhabitants of

Snowdon and Cader Idris, 208
Eden, the site of, 39
Edible swallows, 132
Eels, electric, 198
Egyptian priests, the, 42
Elba, island of, its effect on the

needle, 51
Elysian fields, the, 33
Emigration of poisonous plants and

animals, 168–170. Of plants and

Galen, 19
Galgacus, his speech to the Cale-

donians, 385
Galileo, doctrine of, 9
Gallipagos, the island of, 211
Gambodians of India, the, 31
Ganges, source of, 2.
Garden of Eden, 30
Gardens of Fronto, 7. Of Persia,

56
Gardening taught the Britons by the

Romans, 55
Garofalo, his picture, 29
Gaspar Poussin, his paintings, 357
Gentle Shepherd of Fletcher, the,
293

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General, the secrets of a, 399
Genesareth, his opinion of the situ.

ation of paradise, 30
Georgius, his opinion of the situation

of paradise, 29
Gessner, his idyls, 20, 294
Gilgul Hammethin, 234
Giovani e Paolo, 29. Della Vite,

his pictures, 350
Girardin de, 14
Giulio Cesare Procacino, his picture,

29
Glens of Mexico, the, 23
Glicera, the nosegay girl, 75
Golden age, the, 336
Golden fruit, stolen by Hercules, 39
Good man, the, his frequent fate,

399
Goree, the negroes of, 229
Gospel of St. Luke, 17
Goyen of Leyden, his paintings, 358
Greeks attached to their soil, 237
Greenland boy, anecdote of, 228
Grew, the works of, 46
Guadaloupe, bees of, 108
Guernsey, lily of, 13

Ibbetson, Mrs., authority from, 45
Icelanders, the, their opinion of the

situation of paradise, 34
Ingrian Tartars, their opinion of a

future state, 37
Inscription, 400
Iphigenia, the father of, 29
Iron age, the, 334
Islands, formation of, 134-136
Italians, their agreeable mode of liv-

ing, 271

Japan, 23
Javan cottages, 307
Javanese, the, 37. Their ideas of

superiority, 225
Jeffery the seaman, 210
Jericho, plain of, 30
John, St. 32
Johnson, gravity of, 3
Juan Fernandez, island of, 23
Jussieu, works of, 47
Juvenal, satire of, 5

Hamilton, Sir William, 6
Hamlet, 3
Hannibal, 74
Hans Egede, 230
Happiness, estimate of, 392
Hardouin, his opinion of the situation

of paradise, 29
Harrington's Oceana, 44
Hassan, Mirza Abul, anecdote of, 229
Haydn, anecdote of, 314
Helvetius, Mad., anecdote of, 89
Henry IV. of France, 241
Heroes, 394
Herrenhausen, 9
Hesiod, his descriptions, 318
Hesperian gardens, the, 38
Hesperides, the, 43
Hindoo poetry, 72
Hippocrates, 19
Hoel Dha, 113
Holland, New, the seals of, becoming

scarce, 207
Homer, saying of his, 298
Horace's description of the Elysian

fields, 10. Passage from, 389

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Lands of friends, 57
Landscape, 372. Painters, 347.

Painting, 350
Larrisden, William, 17
Latium, the kings of, 14
Laudanum, manner of procuring, 103
La Vendée, 19
Lelius, passage from his letters, 273
Leuce, isle of, 34
Leyden, poetical passage from, 311
Linnæus, 20
Liquid salt, 103
Literati, 394
Loo-choos, perpetual peace among

the, 390
Loch Dochart, 60
Locke, science of, 4 i
Loten, his painting, 352
Lotus of China, the, 33
Louis Caracche, his picture, 29
Lucian, dialogues of, 5. His opinion

of the situation of the Elysian

Fields, 34. Passage from, 312
Lucretius, poetical passage from, 319
Lyndock, lord, anecdote of, 257
Lysander sent to Sardis, 9.

Menechmus taught conic sections, 48
Meton invented the lunar circle, 48
Mexicans, the, their opinion of the

situation of leaven, 36
Milton, his poetry, 29. His com-

parisons, 344
Minds, various orders of, 1
Mineral positions, 139–141
Mithridates, 7
Monmouth, county of, 16
Montague, Mrs. 89
Monument of Sophocles, 122
More's Utopia, 44
Moreland, 47
Moschus, paraphrase of, 67
Muscogulgees, their opinion of the

situation of paradise, 35
Music, 305-311
Murant, of Amsterdam, a disciple of

Wouvermans, 354
Mythras, the god, 10

Madeira, the winter cherry of, 25
Magnet anciently used in China, 49.

Peculiarities of, 51
Mahomet, anecdote of, 87. Time of,

31

Malay language, 17
Malesherbes, il
Malpighi, 20
Malthus, 308
Mammoth, the, 218
Mandingo country, civil war in, 391
Mandingoes, the, 223
Manichees, their opinion of Paradise,

39
Manna, 102
Manner in which islands are planted,

163–165.
Maria Helena Panzacchia, her paint-

ing, 357
Marmontel, passage from, 104
Martial, epigrams of, 3
Martyr Virmilius, 11
Massinger's Duke of Milan, 124.
Mathiolus, 20
Maximus Tyrius, passage from, 95
Mazarine, Cardinal, 101

Nadir Shah, anecdote of, 389
Napoleon-Wilberforce, 375
Natives of the Friendly Islands, 37
Naturalist, the, 17
Natural enjoyments, 271. Analogies,

327-333
Naturalization of plants, 162
Nature, peculiarities of, 1. Pheno-

mena of, 3. Pomp of, 18
Nazianzen, 7
Negroes of Gold Coast, the, their

opinion of a future state, 381
Nero, hatred of, 8
Newton, science of, 4
Nightingale-flower, 23
Nile, river, 60
Nineveh, 204
Noah, a husbandman, 87
North America, mountains of, 194
Novelty, 365
Numa, anecdote of, 99

Ode to Claude Spencer, 392
Oersted, professor, on the magnet,

450
Ognessanto, church of, 29
Opis, 14
Origen, his opinion of the situation

of Paradise, 29
Orpheus buried in Thrace, 18
Ossian, peak of, 3

Othello, 3

Proclus, passage from, 48
Ptolemy, 43

Quintilian, 106
Quito, kingdom of, 59

Palma-il-Giovine, 29
Paradise of the Jews, 34
Parry, lieutenant, his Polar voyage, 51
Parterre, the, 12
Pastoral, 293. Poetry, 295
Paul, St. Gospel of, 33
Pausias, the painter of flower-pieces,

73
Peace, perpetual, 390
Peasantry, the Scotch, attached to

their bagpipes, 310
Pedicles of Powers, 21
Pekin, city of, 83
Pellew Islands, inhabitants of, 37 .
Perdix, inventor of the saw, 53
Periplus of Hanno, 42
Persius, satire of, 5
Persia, gardens of, 9
Pertinax recovered Italy from waste,

Raphael, his pictures, 29
Ray, 20
Recruit, the ship, 208
Recupero on the magnet's deviation,

50
Red River Indians, 97
Reggio in Magna Græcia, 6
Relative value of things, 95
Richard II. 76
Rinaldo, 7
Roc, the, 213
Roe-deer, 26
Rome, capitol of, 3
Romulus, reign of, 85
Rose of England, the, 63. Queen

of the, 64
Rousseau, the burial-place of, 15.

Anecdote of, 317
Rubens, his character as a painter,

352
Rudbeck's opinion as to the situation

of the Hesperian Gardens, 39
Rural mystery, 369
Rutland, duchess of, 78
Ruysdale, liis paintings, 353

86

Sallust, his garden, 7
Samnites, custom of, 64
Sanchez's philosophy of ignorance, 5
Schidone's massacre of the innocents,

Petals of flowers, 20
Petrarch, 12. Passage from, 41
Phalaris, letter of, 387
Phillippine Islands, the, 23
Philostratus, saying of, 73
Phraortes, king of Media, his mode

of living, 10
Pictures of Paradise, 29
Pierre's, St. Studies of Nature, 17
Pinelli, of Naples, 232
Plato's errors, 4. Atlantis, 43.

Taught a plurality of worlds, 48.
Buried in the groves of Academus,

113
Pleasures of contemplation, 269, 270-
Pliny, 17
Plotinus, errors of, 4
Plutarch's description of the Fortu-

nate Islands, 40. On the divisi-
bility of matter, 53. His com-

parisons, 342
Polyandrian law, 26
Pope Clement, 41
Postellus, his opinion of the situation

of Paradise, 29
Power, love of, a mental pestilence,

385
Praxiteles, inventor of looking-glasses,

53
Prismatic spectrum, magnetic power

of, 52

Scientific obligations to the ancients,

54
Scipio, 74
Scylla, passage from, 44
Sea, the Red, 24
Sebosus, passage from, 43
Sertorius, his aqueduct, 89
Semiramis, 8
Seneca, 8. Passage from, 42
Shakspeare, his comparisons, 341
Shepherds, 299-304
Siamese, the, their opinion of the si-

tuation of heaven, 36
Siberia, 22
Sicily, curious custom in, 121
Silver age, 335

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