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Fontenelle, the French writer,

remarks on, 516.
Foster, Mr., his tracts on Unita-
rianism, 442

Fox, Charles James, and Burke,
Edmund, anecdotes of those
great men, 155. Eulogy on
Mr. Fox, 215.
Fox, the whelps of that animal
suckled by a terrier-bitch, 194.
Deposits its young in the hol-
low of a tree, 195.
Fox-hunters, accommodated by
landlords, to the prejudice of
their tenants, 192..
France, view of its literature
during the 18th century,
Franks, character of, in the reign

of Clovis, delineated, 484.
Frere, Bartholomew, and Wil-
liam, their Cambridge prize
poems, 369.
Friendly Societies, the benefits
of, 276.

Fucus Banksii, Menziesii, and
Griffithsii, description of, 374.
376, 377.

tenax, description of, and
its gelatinous qualities, as pre-
pared by the Chinese, 378.


Gaelic poetry, two collections of,
published by Gillies and Hill,
Game-laws, remarks on, 198.
Gibbon, his Roman history trans-
lated into French by Louis
XVI. 466.

Gibson, Mr., on an extraordinary
human fœtus, 271.
Gilbert, a French satirist, melan-

choly fate of, 525.
Gisborne, T., kis prize poem on
Herculaneum, 364.
Gladiator, dying, poetically deli-
neated, 97. Signs used to
cause his death or his preserv-
ation, 544.
Gods, Nature of, remarks on a
MS. on, found at Hercu-

laneum, 231. Compared with
Cicero de Naturâ Deorum, 232.
Gold, its price on the Continent
discussed, 415. See Bullion.
See Guineas.

Goodall, Jos. his Cambridge
prize poem, 369.
Government, its influence on the
moral state of society, 249.

absurd ideas of the
nature and origin of, by a
French writer, 542.
Granada, some account of, and
of an attempt to ascend the
Sierra Nevada, 261.
Guineas, a light guinea proved
to be worth more than a heavy
one, 413.

Gypsum, its use as a manure dis
cussed, 431.


Hamilton, Duchess of, letter to
from Mr. Pope, 60.

Harman, Mr., on the influence
of paper-issues on Exchanges,
Haworth, Mr., on the rise, &c.
of entomology, 33.
Hayes, C., his prize Ode on the

death of Captain Cook, 366.
Henry, Dr., on varieties of Salt
of Soda, 269.
Herculaneum, MSS. found at and
Dissertations respecting, 225

History, claims of the English
and French writers in that de-
partment of authorship, 522.
Home, Mr., his case of a man
who died from the bite of a
Rattle-snake, 268.

Homer, editio princeps, Florence,
1488, copy of sold at an enor.
mous price, 6.

remarks on, and on
Mad. Dacier's translation of,
505. 507.
Honduras, Bay of, statistical ac-
count of, 390.
Horne Tooke, Mr., observations on
his etymologies, and on his


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Labour, the necessity of, or the freedom from, their influence on the state of society, 248. La Mancha, brief account of that province, 118. La Motte, the French author, remarks on, 516. Lancaster, See tell, Land-holders, hints to, respecting the depreciation of money, 301, 422. See Fox-hunters. Land's End, in Cornwall, description of that point, 141. Language, Scottish, remarks on, and on its present decline as a written tongue, 11-30.

antient, of Cornwall, observations on the remains of, 144.

French, its univer4

sality asserted and denied, 530. Lanterns, feast of, among the

Chinese, resemblance of that ceremony to the shews at Eleusis, 68.

Latakia, sad state of that city after the earthquake of 1796, 460.

Law, Grecian, Roman, Feudal, and Canon, notes respecting, 445. Liberty, necessary to the advance. ment of society in virtue and in the arts, 249. Libraries, principal, in England, belonging to private persons, notices of, 3.

Light of Nature, that phrase explained, 397.

Lightning, effects of in the death of two lovers, related in a letter from Mr. Pope, 56. Linen-Books, used by the antients as materials for writing, observ ations respecting that fact, 244.

Lips and Eyes, a poetical jeu d'esprit by Carew, 74. Lisbon, murderous fury of the mob of, 257.

Literature, view of its progress in France during the 18th century, 514-531. Log, improved, for measuring ship's way, 86. London, poetic farewell to, in

1715, by Pope, 51. Lonsdale, J., his prize Ode, 366. Louis XVI. said to have translated Gibbon's Roman History, and published it under a fictitious name, 466.

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Macpherson, Sec Ossian.
Madagascar, account of by Ro-
bert Drury in 1743, repub..
lished and commended, 110.
Madras, government of, differ.
ences between the members of,
on military affairs, 1c7.
Madrid, description and popula-
tion of, 123.
Magnesia, See Brande.
Mahogany, mode of cutting, &c.
at Honduras, 392.
Maintenon, Mad. De, corrected an-
ecdote of, respecting a transla-
tion of Thomas à Kempis, 464.
Maltby, Edward, his Cambridge
prize Ode, 370.
Man, observations on his charac-
ter, as affected by climate,
250. As displayed in the dif-
ferent stages of savage life,253.
Manilius, editio princeps, bought
by accident, 8.
Manuscripts, Oriental, list of, 9.
Markland, excellent remarks of,
on the want of diffidence and
urbanity among scholars, 166.
Marlborough, great Duke of, re-
spect and cordiality of Prince
Eugene towards, testified by
the Prince himself, 540.
Meanness, observations on, 331.
Merida, fine Roman antiquities

in that city, 120.
Merinos, flocks of Spanish sheep,
account of, 118.
Mesta, explanation of the custom
so designated in the province of
Estremadura,in Spain, 118,161.
Metals, Alkaline, exper. on, 265.
On the metals of earths, 268.
Methodists, Calvinistic, remarks on
their tenets and conduct, 395

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Metre, alteration of that of the

psalms of Sternhold and Hopkins, 304. Specimen of a - peculiar sort of verse, 305. Meursii elegantia Latini Sermanis,

that book really the produc tion of Nicolas Chorier, 467. Milton's exordium to Paradise Lost trans. into Anglo-Saxon, 80.

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Mimics, and Moralists, when introduced and when abolished, 437.

Names of trades, origin of, 307.
Nitrogen, experiments on, 267.
Norfolk, catalogue of insects
found in, 33.

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the husbandry of that county stated, 432.

Orators, political, of France and.
England, compared, 531.
Ordeals, among the Franks, in the

reign of Clovis, account of, 485. Orders in Council, their mis.

chievous effects on the exchange.
and the commerce of this coun
try, 290.

Ossian, full investigation of the
authenticity of the poems attri-
buted to, 337-360.
Oudenarde, battle of, described by
Prince Eugene, 539.


Pacific Ocean, route to by the Missouri and Columbia rivers, 329.

Painting, not known as an art be


fore the time of Homer, 243. Palissot, a French author, writes satire to get rid of his bile, 526. Paper-currency. See Bank. Papyri, at Herculaneum, to discover. 226. Park, James, his prize poem, 363. Pearse, Mr., his evidence on the issue of Bank-notes, 293 Peg tankards, an old species of drinking-cup, account of, 308. Pegge, Dr., character of, 302. Persia, particulars respecting that

empire, 381-389. 450-461. Peter the Great, of Russia, his

character, 492.

Philosophy, remarks on English
and French writers on, in the
18th century, 529. See Plato.
Pindar, obs. on the unpopularity
of, in these days, 35-
Pitt, Mr., communication between
him and the Bank Directors
in 1795, 294.
Plane tree, of vast size 452.
Plato, continued view of the life,
studies, and system of, 469-

Plato. See Academy.
Poetry, of the French, in the

18th century, view of, 524. Poor, good remarks on the management of the poor, 276. Pope, Alex. remarks on his courtship of Miss Blount, and hither. to unpublished compositions by, in prose and verse, 51-63. Population of Spain, the idea of

its decrease combated, 126. Porson, Prof. his refusal to edit

Eschylus, 163. note. Porteus, late Bishop, obs. on his pulpit eloquence, 281. Portuguese, their present patriotic enthusiasm, 257, 258. Preaching, remarks on, 278. Prostitutes, controversy respecting a Penitentiary for, 218-222.

Proportion of, who are reclaimed at the Magdalen, 220, note. Psalms, of Sternhold and Hopkins, the metre of not originally arranged as it now stands, 304Pseudonymous works, curious particulars respecting, 462—469.

Q Quakers. See Barnard. Qub, observations on that combi. nation of letters, 21. Qubill, until, etymology of, 19.


Raikes, Darell, and Bosanquet, M. M. their opinion on the state of exchange, 293. Ramsden, R., ode by, 369. Rattle-snake, case of a man who died by its bite, 268. Reason, gospel of, founded on

Platonism, remarks on, 477. Rebellion of 1745, related in Latin prose, 48.

Rennell, J, his prize ode, 371. Robinson, Hon. F., ode by, 365. Romances, political and philosophical, in France, 521. Romans, observations on knowlege of the arts, & c. in the first century of our æra, 242. Rome, antiquities of, view of, 543.



Saguntum, remains of, 115. Salamanca, account of that city,

121. Its university, 161: Salt of Soda, analysis of, 269. Savages, observations on various nations of, 253.

Schutz, his disingenousness as commentator on Eschylus reproved, 170.

Scorpions, account of, 456. Scottish Language, See Language." Scrofula, remarks on, 91-94: Scudery, Madlle. de, her Artamenes

published anonymously, 463. Sea-sickness, observations on, 264. Segovia, description of, 123. Shakspeare, a French critic's remarks on, 526.


Sheeraz, particulars rel. to, 381. Sicard, Abbè, account of his examination of his pupils, 131. Sierra Nevada, or snowy mountain, attempt to ascend it, 261. Sinclair, Sir John, formerly an enemy but now a friend to the Bank suspension-act, 299. Skrimshire, Mr., on insects, 33. Smith, Rev. Sydney, strictures on his preaching, 280.

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Robert, his prize ode, 362. Smyth, J. H., his Cambridge prize ode, 369. Society, moral progress of, affected by certain principles 246. Those principles discussed, ib. 251. Soliloquy in Hamlet travestied into a song, 325. Spaniards, view of their character

and habits in humble life, 259. Stage, dramatic, history of 437. Stammering, observations on, 132. Sternhold and Hopkins, their psalms differently arranged as to metre, 304.

Straw, used as a covering in winter, 161.

Succession, war of, detailed by Prince Eugene, 536.


Talavera, account of, 124.
Thoughts, by Mr. Pope, 54.
Tinea Capitis, obs. on, 204.
Toledo, that city described, 125.
Tolmen, in Cornwall, account of,

Tomline, W. E. P., his prize ode

on the Duke d'Enghien, 370. Trades, origin of names of, 307. Turks, defeat of by Prince Eugene, in 1697, described by him, 534. Turner, Mrs., an unfeeling mother, story of, 425.. Tweddell, J., his prize poems, 364, 368.


Valladolid, description of, 122. Vanity, definition of, 333. Vendome, Marshal, thwarted by the Duke of Burgundy at Oudenarde, 539.

Under the Rose, explanation of that phrase, 306. Universities, of Spain, lamentable state of, 127, 161. Voltaire, an impromptu by, 465. Urine, See Brande.


Wales, Prince of, his laudable patronage of efforts to discover MSS. at Herculaneum, 227. Walpole, Mr, on Campania felix, 239 On the knowlege of the Romans respecting the Greek language and the arts, in the first century, 242. On Herculanean MSS., 244. On inscriptions there, &c, 245. Warburton, Bishop, quoted and defended, for his remarks on the Eleusinian Mysteries, 64. 73, On the Platonic philoso phy, 480.

Warrior, Greek, costume of, 438. Water, its agency in the mutations of the earth's surface, 497. Watling-street, curious account of the meaning of that name, 30. Wharton, Mrs. Margaret, her excentric character, 428. Whitmore, Mr., his evidence on Bank notes, 293, 295, 296. Williams, Dr., his hypothesis on

moral evil controverted, 222. Wolfe, General, particulars of his last moments, 153. Wollaston, Dr., his Croonian lecture, 264.

Worming, of dogs, acc. of, 195-7Worthington, Mr., characterized as a preacher, 282.


Valencia, province and city, sta- Xativa, in Valencia, tragical siege tistical account of, 117.

of in 17c6, 116.


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