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Dutch penuriousness and avarice dif- Italian opera, its introduction into
played,

• 269 England,
Dalrymple's sermons, -' 273 Jones, Sir William, character of, 8
Duel between Sir J. Macpherson and Johnson's opinion concerning the imi-
Major Brown,

- . 441 tation of Spencer controverted, 52
Denmark, affairs in,

460

disquisition concerning lite
Deaths, -

483 rary property, - - 63
Elegy, written in an attorney's garret, 43

tale of the Fountains, : 198
Egypt, picture of, by Volney, 112 James VI. character of, by Sir George
Expedition for examining the coasts Mackenzie,

- 692
of Asia and America, - 217 Indians of N. America, remarks on, .
Emperor of Germany, edict by, 417 by Dr Franklin,

135
- receives depu.
ties from the Austrian Netherl. 436 by Jefferson,

166
East India intelligence, 421, 429, 431,

-, great number of
440, 452.

radical languages among them, 221
England, affairs in, 422, 340, 441, 453Indian chief, speech of one, - 170
462, 470.

Jerufalem, present state of, 260
Elliot, trial of Dr,

· 422 Ireland, affairs in, 421, 429, 440
Etna, eruption of Mount, 435 Koran, on the spirit and tendency of
French, their character, - 78 the

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31%
Fontenelle, character of, - 321 Kinnaird's-head light, * . 334
Fox, the H. C. James, character of, 367 Kentish on natural history, •' 333
Fables translated from the Sanskreet Lochmaben Castle, view of, 47
:language,

- 382 Literary intelligence, 115, 188, 264, 293
France, affairs in, 419, 427, 440, 451, Lunatic, letter from one, to the Prin-
460, 469.

cess Royal,
Tees to custom-house officers, queries Literary prop. law-suits, respecting, 443
refpecting, -

. 431 Montesquieu, an opinion of his con-
Gordon, Patrick, account of, 18 troverted, by Volney,
Germans, a character of the, - 78 cm , á character of, : 324
Glaciers, on the formation and phe- Mackenzie, Sir G. of Rosehaugh, cu,

nomena of, - - 141 rious characters and observations by,6g
Gypfies, their origin, manners, &c. 227 Marquis of Montrose, his character, 74
Goths, Pinkerton's account of the o- Mania, on the different fpecies of, 91
rigin and progress of,

259 Modern learning exemplified, 104
Gray's odes; observations on two of Martin Guerre, a remarkable story, 116

them, . , - 295 Mountains, state of the mind on the
Gordon, Lord George, 422, 472 tops of,

• ' • 146
Glasgow, riots in,

423, 444 Macneil, Hector, Esq; his account of
Gold coin, proclamation respecting, 442 the Cave of Cannara, . 148
Graduations at the University of E- . Motions of animals and plants com-
dinburgh, -

- 445
pared,

- 156.
Germany, affairs in, - 468 Malabar Festival, curious account of
Hunter Blair, Sir J. monody on the one,
death of,

43 Mangel-wurzel, or root of scarcity, 274
Hamilton, Marquis of, his character,

how to pay the na-
by Sir G. Mackenzie,

74 · tional debt by means of it, . 404
Hauy's oration on the education of Melancholy, on the sentiment of, 297

the blind, . - 129 Measures, invariable, of length, capa-
Horsemen, instructions to grown, by city, and weight,

393
Bunbury,

- .211 Moors, disquisition on the history of
Hygrometer of Saussure, account of, 222' the, . - - - . 396
Hertzberg's account of the last year Morocco, description of the city of, 398

of the life of the King of Prussia, 314 Minerals, American, Ulloa's account"
Henault, character of, . . 325 of, --

400
Holland, affairs in, 418, 425, 439, 448, Marriages,

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81
458, 469.

Needle, on the variations of, by Ca-
Hartwell East Indiaman, loss of, 450 , vallo,

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Howard, in Glafgow and in Edinb. 432 Novel writing, remarks on, 19, 362
Hastings, Warren, Efq; 470, 473 Napier of Merchiston, account of the

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life of,

66 Stirling W. Alexander, Earl of, 16
News-papers, on the usefulness of, 110 Syria, account of the Inhabitants of, 21
Noor-Jehan, fingular vicissitudes in eine, State of the arts in, e 59

the life of, - 344, and 408 Spencer, on the imitation of, * 47
North, Lord, character of, - 366 Spanish Broom, on the culture of, 56
Navy uniforms,

454 Salt box, the subject of a collegiate ex-
Opera, Italian, rife and progress of, 3 amination, - - 104
Oyfter, on the locomotive faculty of Scottish dialeci, exercise in the, 183
the,

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304 Scheele the celebr. chemift, eloge of, 234
Orleans, Duke of, banished, 460 Scales of Fishes, observations on, 238
Peter Pindar's inftruction to the Lau- Scythians, or Goths, Pinkerton's ac-
reat,

count of the origin and progress of, 259
anecdotes of,

261 Saussure’s hygrometer, fome accounts
extracts from his poems, 204 of,

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222
Pruffia, letter from the late King of, 52 Silver, manner of extracting it from
Phobia, on the different species of, 83 the mine, -
Pennsylvania, progress of manners, &c. Scotland, affairs in, 423, 432, 442, 455,
· in,

- 99

465, 473, .
Peru, account of the inhabitants of, 18s Spain, assairs in, . . . .467
· Painting in the Grecian file, method Thunder form, account of a remark-
- of,

- 224 able one in Scotland, . -
Petrifactions of the human body, 275 Temperature of climates, on the vari-
Paternal cruelty, an oriental tale, 279 ation of,

- 138
Printing Press in the Turkish Em Tragedy, remarkable effect of one .
pire,
- - - -

309 perforined in Germany, . .225
me books printed there, 311 Tuscany criminal code of, O. 257
Priestley's correspondence with the Thunder storm at Glasgow, 432
Jews,

- 337 Turkey, war declared by, against Ruf-
Pitt, characier of, .

370 fia,

• . -

434
Parliament, meeting of, . 463 affairs in 445, 468,
Pownall's observations on the currents Volcanoes in the moon, account of,
in the Atlantic Ocean - 389 by Herschell, -

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Paisley canal,

434 Volney's character of the Syrians,
Press warrants figned by the Lords of

account of the ftate of the
the Admiralty, - 441 arts in Syria, bo - 59
Poft-horse tax farmed, - 454

picture of Egypt, .11%
Queensberry, epitaph on the late Duke

account of the wandering A-
of,

rabs,
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174
Riesbeck's travels, anecdote from, 171 Vitrified forts, on the construction of, 133
Religion considered as the only basis Vimonda, account of the new trage-
of happiness,

.
180 dy of, ; . •

* 196
Rouffeau's Emilius, remarks on,. 182 Vegetables, a new method of boiling, 265
Retorts, stone, method of preventing Voltaire, a prophecy by; : - 361
their breaking,

215 Weather register of, 2, 46, 123, 210, 290,
Repository of the dead, account of one- 354, 491,

in Virginia, - . - 215 Whitaker's vindication of Queen -
Raphael, on the facred historical de Mary, Review of,

29
- signs of, - . : . 305

remarks
Retz, ancedotes of the cardinal de, 317 on, 164, 237, 254, 3593"
Ross, David, letter from, - 332 White-washing, decription of the prac-
Revelation, divine, on the tendency of, 340 tice of,
Reading the service of the church of Women and white-washing defence
England,

372 of,

- so •
Russia, affairs in, .

424, 457 Whitehurst on invariable weights &c. 392
Scottish poets, account of, by Pinker , West India intelligence L 421, 461
ton, ".

16 Wishart, Peter, trial of, *.* 467

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