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AMERICAN Tariff, im policy of this enactment, 390-advancement of
Great Britain in a more enlightened commercial policy, 391-and this principally to be attributed to the exertions of Mr Huskisson, 391-General Hamilton's report on manufactures considered, 393-4 -obviously more advantageous for America to apply herself to agriculture than to manufactures, 394-5-duty on woollen cloth, 397and remarks on its operation, 398-efforts to establish the cotton manufacture, 399—and gross mistatements in the report of the Boston Committee respecting the superiority of their goods over the British 400-1-pernicious effects of restrictions on the corn trade, 402-3—the illiberality of the American system, 404_holds out a strong inducement to smugglers, 407-argument adduced in favour of a continuance of the tariff, 407-opinion of Mr Jefferson, 409-course to be adopt
ed by England in regard to the American restrictions, 410. Atherstone's Fall of Nineveh, character of this poem, 52-3-picture of
luxury, 54of the battle field, 55-60.
Babylon, Rich's account of its remains, 185–Herodotus the best ancient
authority, 187-observations on the Grecian stadium, 188—-situation of Babylon, 190 and 193—etymology of the name, 190-3—disputed passage in Herodotus, 195-incredible story of digging a lake to receive the waters of the Euphrates, 199—temple of Belus, 201-chief objections to the descriptions given of Babylon by the ancient writers, 201-population, 202 and 203-4-houses, 203-destruction of Babylon, 204-town of Hillah, 205—and ruins in its neighbourhood, 2068—tower of Belus, 214-16—Mr Buckingham’s mistake respecting the
wall of Babylon.. Bentham, defects in his style, and our obligations to Dumont for ame. liorating them, 459-62--his mistaken opinion of Burke, 463-4.
- Rationale of Evidence, observations on, 462-divisions of this work, 493_imperfect manner in which the duty of editor has been performed by Mr Mill, jun. 464-6--severity of Bentham's stricture
on the practice of English law, 468—and nature of his arguments, 469-73-acrimony of his remarks on lawyers, 473—and their jargon, 476—their cruelty and rapacity, 478-82-review of these charges, 482-6-answer to the imputation of lawyers' hostility to reform, 487
-obligations of mankind to Sir Samuel Romilly and Sir James Mackintosh, 488-9—Mr Peel, 489-90-advantage of divesting the laws of evidence of their technicalities, 490-2-observations on fictitious pleas, 493-5—belief derived from evidence, and conviction produced by reasoning, the great moving powers of human opinion and conduct, 496-direct and indirect evidence, 498-9-inutility of general rules where no two cases can be alike, 497 and 499securities for truth, 499-500--various motives which restrain mendacity, 501discrepancies in the laws of evidence in all countries, 506_distinction between want of competency and want of credit considered, 507– proposed classification of facts, 509-impolicy of enacting general regulations to supersede individual discrimination, 510-11-concluding
remarks on the work, 517-20. Biography, in what its perfection consists, 269-70. Bishops, notions generally entertained regarding them among Presby
terians, 313. Burns, his character a theme that cannot easily be exhausted, 267-8
remarks on his biographers, 268–difficulties with which his genius had to contend, 271-popularity of his poems, and the cause, 274 style of his prose writings, 276-promptitude with which he grasps his subject, 279–80—vigour of his description, 280—his sympathy, 283—" Scots wha hae wi' Wallace bled,” and “ Macpherson's Farewell,” 283—“Tam o' Shanter,” and “ The Jolly Beggars,” 285– Songs, 286—the increase of nationality in our literature partly to be attributed to Burns, 287-8—his parentage, 292-progress of his dissipation, 294—visit to Edinburgh, and reception there, 295—Sir Walter Scott's reminiscence of him, 296-7-situation in the excise, 298-9-his misfortunes not to be charged to the world, 305—but to himself, 306—his difficulties contrasted with those of Locke, Milton,
and Cervantes, 307-8—reflections on Byron and Burns, 310. Byron, strictures on his poetry, 276.
Caribs, traditional accounts of their origin, 17—their warlike and un
yielding character, 16-17. Castes, inquiry respecting the motives for establishing, 32—wide extent
of the institution of, 33_found to exist in every society which has made any progress in civilisation, 33-evil of rendering professions hereditary, 33-4-erroneous notions respecting the Castes in India,
35-proved from various authorities, 37-8. Catholics, historical view of the enactments against the, 101. Civil Law, importance of the study of, 388-superiority of the style of
the Roman lawyers over other nations, 389. Clarendon indebted for his high reputation to the profligacy of the times,
Columbus, his character and appearance described, 6 and 29-30-Extract
from his journal, 8-interesting account of his discovery of land, 9-
happy situation at Jamaica, 25-6--cruelty and oppression exercised
city perpetrated in the province of Xaragua by the Spanish govern
of Columbus, 1-6 and 31-2.
a martyr, 108.
his speeches, 143-execution of Charles, 147 -- his illegal transport-
ation of fifty English gentlemen to Barbadoes, 148-9.
trasted with its present desolate condition, 21.
rous marsh, 225-Syrtis, 226_Bengazi, and gardens of the Hes-
Education of the people, regarded by some as a cause of the increase of
crime! 418-19-review of Dr Shuttleworth's sermon, with extracts
on this subject, 520-32.
formation in Germany, France, &c., and those who effected the reform-
tions of his arguments, 469-73.