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Prison Discipline, two classes of subjects, which engage the atten-

tion of public men, 463—popular favour gained rather by the
splendid than the useful, 465–institutions for the repression of
guilt, or the relief of misery, frequently become the sources of
both, 467—what the means of correcting these evils, 468—stric-
tures on the present management of our prisons, 469—description
of several of the English prisons, 473-reform effected in New-

gate by Mrs Fry, 480.
Quarterly List of New Publications, 257, 536.
Quesnay, the founder of the sect of the Economists, account of, 360

--specimen of his mode of conveying instruction in the form of

fables, 362_remarks on the principles of his sect, 365.
Rent, inquiry into the nature and causes of, 72.
Ricardo, Mr, Principles of Political Economy, &c. The author ad-

vantageously known from his former writings, 59—mistake in con-
founding the natural and market price of commodities, 60-cost
of production the permanent regulator of the exchangeable va.
lue of every commodity, 61—this the cause of the comparative
difference of the value of gold and silver, 62-author's opinion
that the accumulation of capital, &c. has no effect in increasing
the real price of commodities, illustrated, 64-inquiry into the na-
ture and causes of rent, 72—and into the laws in general by which
the profit of stock is regulated, 79—remarks on the anthor's theory

of taxation, 83.
Rimini, Francesca da, remarks on the episode of, in Dante, 510.
Rohan, Cardinal de, duped by Madame la Motte, 437.
Rousseau, points of resemblance between, and Lord Byron, 88–

what the cause of the deep interest excited by his works, 89.
Salt-water ice, varieties of, distinguished by the whale fishers, 16–

that which covers the Arctic seas annually formed and destroyed,

Salt springs in America, 386.
Sass, Mr, on Art and Italy, preliminary remarks on, 524_his de

scription of the requisites of a painter, 525–discontent of the
Genoese, 527—barbarous spoliation of the remains of antiquity
at Rome, 529_condition of the paintings in the Vatican, 531-
author's strictures on the Venetian school of painting, 533—an

adventure with banditti, 533.
Schlegel, Mr, remarks of, upon Dante, 333.
Scoresby, Mr, author of a paper on the Greenland or Polar ice, 3-

plan for approaching the Pole suggested by, 39.
Segur, Count de, appointed to the ministry of France, by a curious

mistake, 441.
Shipwreck of the French frigate Medusa, 389---of his Majesty's ship

Alceste, 395-behaviour of the crews of the two vessels contrast-

ed, 399.
Sieyes, Abbé, sketch of, 295.
Smith, Dr, his opinion how the exchange of commodities would be

regulated, in an early and rude state of society, examined, 63.

Soldiers, hired, when first employed, 151.
Staël, Mad. de, sur la Revolution Françoise, character of her writ-

ings in general, 275–preliminary remarks on the present work,
277—what the scope of it, 281--causes that gradually led to the
French Revolution, 285—meeting of the States General, 288-
solemn procession of, to Notre Dame, 291-dismissal of Necker,
293_Demolition of the Bastile, 294.sketches of the parties in
the Constituent Assembly, ib. conveyance of the king from Ver-
sailles to Paris, 297-picture of France during the early period of
the Revolution, 298_King's plan of retiring to Campiegne, and
emigration of the nobles, 299-tone of the Constituent Assembly
described, 300—demeanour of the King at the anniversary of the
14th July, ib.—his execution, 301_excesses of the parties in
France at this time, 302–legislative bodies dispersed by an arm-
ed force, ib.-character of Bonaparte, 303—anecdote of Barras,
306—deposition of the Directory, 307—setting up of the Con-

sulate, 308_remarks on the restoration of the Bourbons, 313.
Stephens, Mr, reaches the latitude of 84} deg. without obstruction

from ice, 33.
Toaldo, period of nine years supposed by, with regard to the wea-

ther, 30.
Turgot, M., anecdote of, 371.
Taxation, inquiry into the principles of, 83.
Tothil-Fields jail, description of, 474.
Vatican, neglected state of the paintings in, 531.
Vaucluse, temperature of the celebrated fountain of, 7.
Watson, Bishop, Memoirs of, great attention excited by, 206—his

birth and parentage, 207—his manner of life at Cambridge, 208
-tendency of his mind to support the principles of constitutional
liberty, 210—his mode of studying divinity, 212–opinions on na-
tional establishments and subscription, 213—Court offended by his
Restoration sermon, 216—causes of his Majesty's dislike of him,
219_his views of church preferment, &c. 223-recommended to
Lord Shelburne, 224-Mr Pitt's proposal for the sale of the tithe
of the country, 226—part the author took in the Regency question
gives offence at Court, 227_his reception at the Queen's draw-
ing-room, 228—is an admirer, at first, of the French Revolution,
229-his sentiments on the dismissal of the Whig ministry, 231–

letter to Mr Hayley, 232.
Wrights and Measures, new system of, adopted by the French, 409.
Wilson, Capt., finds the sea clear from ice in a very high latitude, 33.
Year, revolving, sketch of, within the Arctic circle, 13.


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