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chases a tract of land in the Illinois territory, 133—method of
conducting land sales, ib.-instinctive attachment to home a pow-
erful check to emigration, 135-reflections on the vast extension
of American dominion, 137-account of a singular religious so-

ciety, 139.
Buonaparte, judgment of posterity respecting, not clearly to be fore-

seen, 303character of, by Mad. de Staël, 304—puts down the
Directory, 307—sets up the Consulate, 308—his unprincipled dis-
simulation, 309—assumes the imperial dignity, 310--his character
as a General, 312-legitimacy of his dynasty examined, 448-
observations on his dethronement, 452--and on the mode of se-

curing his person, 455—and of his treatment in confinement, 457.
Boniface, Pope, banishes Dante, 324-proclaims a plenary indulgence

to all who should make a pilgrimage to Rome, 329.
Boon, General, one of the first settlers of Kentucky, 130.
Borough Compter, description of, 473.
Boscovich, his method of numbering the vibrations of pendulums, 416.
Bradley, Richard, opinion of, that our climate is affected by the isl-

ands of ice drifted into the Atlantic, 21.
Bristol, shocking state of the jail of, 475.
Brougham, Mr, on the Education of the Poor, 486—moves for a

committee to inquire into the state of, 487_object and progress
of the bill, 488—yearly income of charities in England, 492–
instances of the shameful misapplication of, 493-objections by

the enemies of the bill answered, 496.
Brunetto Latini, a work of his said to be the model of Dante's poem,

330.
Burke, Mr, remarks of, on the subject of parties, 191, 191.
Burghs, Scottish, history of, 503— disadvantages of the present sys-

tem, 510—inquiry into the most adequate source of reform, 519.
Button, Sir Thomas, winters in Hudson's Bay, 52.
Byron's, Lord, Childe Harold-points of resemblance between the

author and Rousseau, 87—causes of the deep influence which both
exert on the feelings, 89_remarks on the moral character of By-
ron's poetry, 96-analysis of the present work, 100—reflections

on the character of the Pilgrim, 116.
Cartwright, Major, principles of the faction with which he is con-

nected, 199.
Castile, remarks on the early constitution of, 155.
Cavern, calcareous, in Kentucky described, 386.
Choiseul, Due de, character of, 386-circumstance which made him

so eager for the suppression of the Jesuits, 427-accused of hav-

ing poisoned the Dauphin of France, 429.
Church, gradual usurpations of, on the civil authority, 163.
Cleaveland, Mr, sketch of his treatise on the mineralogy, &c. of
America, 382.
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Clement XIV., alleged remorse of, for having consented to the de-

struction of the Jesuits, 427.
Coal, where found in America, 383.
Commodities, difference between the natural and market price of, 60.
Courage, French, peculiar quality of, in all ages, 402-contrasted

with that of the British, 403.
Crawford, Mr Quintin, the editor of Mélanges d'Histoire, &c. 352.
Crusades projected by Pope Gregory VII. 323.
Danes, account of their settlements on Greenland, 38.
Dante accused of being an imitator, 317—what the supposed model

of his poem, ib.-end he aimed at in it, 321-state of Europe
at the time he wrote, ib.-extraordinary fit of devotion throughout
Italy, 325_account of the varions monastic orders, 326-pilgrim-

age to Rome, 329—Dante vindicated from harshness of soul, 333.
Davis, John, voyages of, to discover a north-west passage, 45.
Devonshire, Dutchess of, a munificent patroness of the arts, 529.
Devotion, singular fit of, in Italy, 325.
Disco bay, enormous icebergs at, 17.
Discoveries, geographical, all those of greatest importance in modern

times, have originated in attempts to find out a short route to In-

dia, 40.
Dominicans, attempt to substitute the visions of the Abbé Joaching

for the New Testament, 329.
Dominick, Saint, founds the Inquisition, 326.
Egede, Hans, settles a colony in Greenland, 3.
Elba manuscript, authenticity of, examined, 444–sketch of its con-

tents, 446.
Elgin marbles, models of, in miniature, 530.
Emigration, instinctive attachment to home, a sufficiently powerful

check to, 135.
Equinoxial gales, origin of, 10.
Eric Raude settles a colony on Greenland, 35.
Europe, opinion that the climate of has altered for the worse, errone-

ous, 22-list of years remarkable for the severity of the winter, 23

-and of those extremely hot, 28.
Europe, progress of the kingdoms of, from feudal aristocracies to

limited monarchies, 281-state of, in the middle ages, 321.
Fayette, M. de la, character of, 295.
Females, exclusion of, from inheritance, not common among the

Teutonic nations, 151.
Feudal System, view of its effects upon the welfare of mankind, 145–

consequences of its decay in France, 147.
Florence, free constitution of, subverted by the Medici, 15t.
Fotherbye, Robert, voyages of, to Greenland, 53.
Franciscans, foundation of the order of, 326.
Frobisher, Martin, voyages of, to discover a north-west passage, 41.
Fry, Mrs, reform introduced among the female prisoners in

gate by the exertions of, 480.

Genoese, discontented with their present government, 527.
Georgel, Abbé, sketch of his life, 425-consequences of the destruc-

tion of the Jesuits, 426_alleged remorse of Clement XIV. for
having consented to it, ib. anecdotes of the Duke de Choiseul,
427-account of the expulsion of the Jesuits from Spain, 429—
of the origin of Madame du Barry, 430_opinions of the court of
Louis XV. on civil government, 432–character of the Prince de
Kaunitz, 433, and of the Emperor Joseph II. 434—singular ac-
cident the Abbé met with at Vienna, 435—intrigues of Madame
la Motte, 437_appointment of the Count de Segur to the mini-

stry by mistake, 441.
Gold found in North Carolina, 385.
Grafton, Duke of, recommends a revisal of the liturgy, 225-letter

from Bishop Watson to, 229.
Granby, Marquis of, letter from, to Dr Watson, 214-remarks on

his political consistency, ib.
Greenland, form and extent of, 31—discovered and colonized by the

Icelanders, 35—their colonies extinct about the commencement
of the 16th century, 37-supposed existence of a colony on the

east side, ib.-state of the Danish settlements at present, 38.
Gregory VII., Pope, assumes the supremacy over the sovereigns of

his time, and prohibits marriage to the priesthood, 322–projects
the Crusades, 323—great improvement which took place in Italy

immediatety after his death, ib.
Guelfi and Ghibelini, factions of, 324.
Hallam, Mr, object and character of his work on the State of Eu-

rope during the middle ages, 140—remarks on the history of
France, from its conquest by Clovis to the invasion of Naples, 142
-rise, &c. of the feudal system, 145-consequences of its decay,
147-introduction of hired soldiers, 151---some doubtful positions
in the work examined, ib.-of the struggle between Frederic Bar-
barossa and the Lombard cities, 153—dissensions of the Italian
republics, 154—mistakes in the account of Castile, 155-of the
constitution of Arragon, 162-usurpations of the ecclesiastical

power, 163—of the constitution of England, 165.
Hallam, Mr, remarks of, on the character of Dante, 333.
Harmonists, a singular religious society in America, 139.
Hausset, Madame de, remarks on the journal of, 359—account of

Quesnay, the founder of the sect of the Economists, 361.
Heat, principles which regulate the distribution of, over the globe,

explained, 6.
Henning, Mr, miniature models of the Elgin marbles executed by,

530.
History, to be pleasing and instructive, must be written at a distance

from the time to which it relates, 277.
Hudson, Henry, sent to attempt the discovery of a North-west pas-

sage, 50—is turned adrift by his crew, and perishes, 52.
Hudson's Bay Company erected, 57.

Ice, different kinds by which the navigation of the Arctic seas is ob.

structed, 14-influence of, cannot extend to our shores, 20–
mountains or islands of, drifted into the Atlantic, supposed by

some to affect our climate, 21.
Icebergs formed by the congelation of fresh water, 15-enormous di-

mensions of, in Davis's Strait, 17.
Ice-blink described, 17.
Iceland discovered, 35-sends colonies to Greenland, ib.
Jesuits, account of the order of, 327--expulsion of, from the Spanish

dominions, 429.
Illinois territory, account of the new settlement in, 133.
Joseph II., character of, 434.
Iron, native, mass of, found in America, 387--ore abundant in many

places there, 384.
Iron crown, a relic highly valued in Hungary, 434.
Iron mask, man in, conjectures concerning the, 357.
kater, Captain on the length of the pendulum, 407-great improve

ment in instruments from the substitution of the entire circle
for the quadrant, &c. ib.—first idea of this contrivance owing to
Mayer, 408_new system of weights and measures adopted by the
French, 409-similar plan in England hitherto unsuccessful, 411
-account of experiments to determine the length of the pendulum,
412_description of the author's convertible pendulum, 414-his
ingenious method of determining the number of vibrations made by
it in twenty-four hours, 415—what the precise object of his expe-
riments, 420-French Academy of Sciences join in the experimental

researches of the Royal Society, 422.
Kaunitz, Prince, character of, 432.
Knight, John, murdered by the natives on the coast of America, 50.
Laplace, remarkable property of the pendulum discovered by, 420.
Louis XVI. unfit for the throne in the times wherein he lived, 286—

carried prisoner by the mob from Versailles to Paris, 296—re-
solves to retire to Compiegne, 299_his demeanour at the anniver.

sary of the 14th July, 300—and execution, 301.
Lombard cities, remarks on the struggle between Frederick Barba-

rossa and the, 153.
Lowe, Sir Hudson, remarks on his treatment of Mr O'Meara, 459.
Lyons, discontents in that city, 172-speedily allayed by Marshal
Marmont, 173—similarity of to some late disturbances in our own

country, 174.
Maclure, Mr, sketch of the eontents of his work on American geo-

logy, 375.
Marble, quarries of, in Vermont, 385.
Marmont, Marshal, disturbances at Lyons, composed by, 175.
Marriage of the clergy prohibited by Pope Gregory VII., 392.
Maturin's, Mr, Women, or Pour et Contre, 234—the author's opi-

nion of his own former works, 235-sketch of the present work,
with extracts, 236_remarkable alteration introduced in the tra-
gedy of Bertram, 254.

Mayer, Tobias, invents the circular instrument for measuring angles,

408.
Medusa French frigate, account of the wreck of, 389-shocking con-

duct of the crew, 391.
Mélanges d'Histoire et de Litterature, 351-story of Abelard and

Eloisa, 352—of the man in the iron mask, 357-on the fortunes
amassed by ministers of state in France, 358—journal of Madanie

du Hausset, 359.
Metals, precious, cause of the difference in the comparative values

of, 62.
Mirabeau, character of, 294.
Montrose, reform in the burgh of, 503.
Motte, Madame la, trick put upon the Cardinal de Rohan by, 437–

share she had in the affair of the diamond necklace, 439.
Necker, M., measures proposed by, 292.
Negro slavery condition of, in Virginia, 125--contrasted with that

of the English peasant, 126.
Newgate, wonderful reform introduced among the female prisoners in,

480.
Norwegians colonize Iceland and Greenland, 35.
O'Meara, Mr, testimonies of the respectability of his character, 457

-manner of his appointment to St Helena, 458—dispute between,

and Sir Hudson Lowe, 459.
Opinion, the basis of all political power, 283.
O'Reilly, Bernard, character of his work on Greenland, &c. 4.
Paley, anecdote of, 211.
Paraclete, account of the monastery of the, 354.
Parc aux Cerfs, an infamous establishment of Louis XV. at Ver-

sailles, 432.
Parties, political, circumstances that render the present moment pe-

culiarly adapted to an impartial survey of the state of, 181-causes
of the odium that has lately fallen upon party, 182—ground upon
which alone such associations are to be defended, 184—remarks
on the subject by Mr Burke, 191-benefit derived to the cause of
sound principles, by the enlistment of aristocratical influence in
the ranks of party, 192—too much, and in too short a time, expect-
ed from new and popular ministers, 195-present opposition for-
midable from its numbers and talents, 197—how ministry have

been able to stand out against them, 198.
Peter of Cluni, letter of, to Eloisa, 355.
Phipps, Captain, despatched to explore the Polar seas, 3.
Pilgrimage to Rome, in consequence of an indulgence proclaimed by

Pope Boniface, 329.
Pitt, Mr, remarks on the ministry of, 301.
Poetical Extracts, from Childe Harold, 100—from Dante, 384.
Pole, Mr Scoresby's plan for approaching the, 39.
Pompadour, Madame, influence of, in state affairs, 370.
Poole, Jonas, voyages of, to the Arctic seas, 53.
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