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Mavrocordato, Nicholas, nominated
Hospodar of Wallachia and Molda-
via by the Porte, 468-some account
of his father, 468-his government
of those countries, 469.
Medical Convention at Northampton,
objects and proceedings of, 65.
Medical societies, misconceptions of,
the proper objects of, 43-modes in
which they may exercise a benefi-
cial influence on the community, 43
-influence of, in raising the stand-
ard of professional character, 44—
their influence in this respect bene-
ficial to the community, 45-effects
of, on the character, education, and
professional conduct of physicians,
46-means by which they regulate
the practice of medicine, 53.
Medicine, study of, in the German
Universities, 327.

Memoirs, number and excellence of

those of France, 372-causes of this
excellence, 373.

Mexico, account of the conquest of,
by Cortez in Compagnoni's Ameri-
ca, 35-horrible cruelties committed
in the destruction of, 36.
Misanthrope of Molière, 387.
Mississippi river, rise of the, 424-

anticipations suggested by the junc-
tion of, with the Ohio, 426-circum-
stances connected with the rise of,
427-remarks on the health of the
valley of, 430.

Moldavia. See Wallachia.
Molière, Life and Writings of, by J.
Taschereau, 372-his early employ-
ment and education, 375-his pas-
sion for the theatre, 376-opposi-
tion of his family to this course of
life, 376 et seq.-his life as an actor,
377-obtains access to Monsieur,
and brings out his own comedies,
378-his farce ridiculing the fashion-
able corruption and affectation of
the age of Louis XIV, 379-its great
success and effect, 389-comedy
written for a fête of Fouquet, 381-
brings him into favor with the king
and court, 383-his unequal mar-
riage, 383-excitement of the critics
against him, 383-quarrel with the
Duc de Feuillade, 384-his favor
with the king, 385-his attacks on
the physicians, 385-his Misan-
thrope, 387-his difficulties with, and

separation from his wife, 388-his
Tartuffe, 388-excitement of the
zealots against, on account of it,
389-capricious conduct of the king
in regard to one of his pieces, 391-
humiliations arising from his occu-
pation as a comedian, 392-is long
prevented by it from obtaining a seat
in the French Academy, 392-con-
dition on which it was finally offer-
ed him, and refused, 392-occasion
of, and circumstances of his death,
393-the funeral rites refused by the
Archbishop of Paris, 394-posthu-
mous honors to, 394-his person,
395-literary labors, income, &c.
395 et seq.-his generosity to Ra-
cine, and the ungrateful return for
it, 396-his reserved and taciturn
temper, 396-his literary associates,
397-his intimacy with the great
Condé, 397-character and influ-
ence of his writings, 398-his direct
object was reformation, 400-com-
parison of, with Shakspeare, 401.
Mulberry trees for the feeding of silk-
worms, methods of raising, 440-
the red the only species indigenous
in America, 441-growth of, in dif-
ferent states, 442-the white most
proper for silkworms, 442-the best
soil for, 443-time and modes of
propagating, 443-quantity of silk
produced by certain quantities of the
leaves of, 448-substitutes for, in
certain cases, 452.


Natchez, origin of the yellow fever
in, 430.

Navarino, state of things growing out
of the battle of, 261 et seq.
New Orleans, health of, 433—account
of, by an English traveller, 433.
Nomenclature of figures in geome-
try, 204.
Nootka Sound, history of the contest
concerning, 506-claims of the Eng-
lish government arising out of the
convention of, 509-remarks on this
convention, 510-strong reason for
denying its validity, 511.
Northampton Medical Convention,


Novel-writing, peculiarity in the his-
tory of, in America, 140-insuffici-
ency of the Indian character to fur-

nish materials for, 140-change of
public taste with regard to, 142.
Novels, Chinese method of arranging
the catastrophe of, would be de-
structive of their interest, 527-
sources of the pleasure from, and
interest in, 530 et seq.-peculiarities
in the events of those of different
nations, 536-analysis of a Chinese,


Ohio, account of, by an English trav-
eller, 417-description of the junc-
tion of, with the Mississippi, 424.
Opinion, public, influence of, 130.


Padua, privileges &c. of the students
in the University of, 76.
Paine, Elijah, jun. his Reports of Ca-
ses in the Second Circuit Court of
the United States, 167-his work
commended, 189.

Paris, rise and progress of the Univer-

sity of, 78-its present state, 81.
Peel, Mr, the effective member of the

Wellington administration, 223.
Peru, conquest of, by the Spaniards,37.
Philosophy, faculty of, in the German
universities, subjects which it em-
braces, and manner in which it is
taught, 329.

Physic, practice of, regulations and
laws concerning, in England, 54—
state of, in England, and prevalence
of irregular practitioners in, illus-
trating the inefficacy of severe en-
actments to regulate, 58-want of
harmony among the practitioners of,
in England, 60-excellent state of,
produced by the influence of the
Massachusetts Medical Society, 63.
Physicians, connexion of, with so-

ciety, 45-extensive education re-
quired by, 46-kind of intercourse
maintained by, with society, 46—
dependence of the character of,
upon the estimation of their profes-
sional brethren, 47-importance of
association to the proper education
of, 47-consequences of a low stand-
ard in the education of, 49—diffi-
culties arising out of the defective
or erroneous education of, 50-priv-
ileges of, 52-modes of regulating
and restraining, 53-only restrained

in England by prohibitions and pen-
alties, 57-efficacy of the regulations
concerning, in Massachusetts, 63.
Physicians in Paris in the time of
Molière, ignorance and pedantry of,
386-effects of his satire upon, 386.
Physicians, Royal College of, its
charter, &c. 55-inefficacy of the
rigid exercise of the powers of, 57-
want of success of, in promoting
professional learning, 60.

Pitt, Mr, on an order of nobility in
Canada, 24 et seq.

Poetry, importance attached to the

making of, in China, 540 et seq.
Politics of Europe. See Europe.
Printing, art of, influence of, on edu-
cation, 82.

Privateering, proposition by the Unit-
ed States for the abolition of, 486—
denounced as piracy by writers on
the law of nations, 488.
Promulgation of a law, contradictory
decisions of Judges Story and Liv-
ingston relating to, 176 et seq.
Public opinion, influence of, 130-
consequences of the contempt of,


Quackery, prevalence of, in England,
57-inefficacy of severe enactments
against, 59.

Quarterly Review, British, demi-offi-
cial character and influence of, 481
-article in, containing strictures on
America, noticed, 482--character
of American diplomatic intercourse
contained in, 482-accuses the U-
nited States of a frigid and exacting
temper, 484-asserts that the United
States have made unreasonable de-
mands of England, 484 et seq.-as-
sertions of, examined, and shown to
be unfounded, 486 et seq.-remarks
of, on impressment, 489-on the
settlement of a boundary line, 492—
unfair statement of, with regard to
the division, 495-shameless asser-
tions of, with regard to this subject,
497 et seq.-shown to be false, 499
et seq. charge of, with regard to
the claim to the mouth of Columbia
river, 502-the claim to the naviga-
tion of the St Lawrence, 512-taunt
of, upon the American character,



Racine, ingratitude of, to Molière, 396.
Red Rover, the, a novel, by Cooper,
reviewed, 139-outline of its plot,
145 et seq.-incidents and extracts
from, 146 et seq.-indistinctness of
its closing scenes, 154-objection-
able points in the character of the
Rover, 154.
Reformation, influence of, on educa-
tion, 84.

Religion, instruction in, in Sunday
schools, 163.

Remusat, Abel, translation of Yu-
Kiao-Li, a Chinese romance, 524-
his remarks on the Chinese catastro-
phes, as a facility in novel-writing,
527--his learning as a Chinese
scholar, 534-his dissertation on the
general character and composition
the Chinese novel, 534.
Reports of law cases, their import-
ance to the improvement of the law,
175-circumstance tending to show
their necessity, 175 et seq.-com-
plaints of the rapid multiplication of,
179-indirect good effects of the
publication of, 179-are proper books
to put into the hands of the young
student, 181--Chancellor Kent's
opinion of the value of, 182-publi-
cation of, adapted to make the com-
mon law of our country more regu-
lar and uniform in its character, 207
-Mr Paine's volume of, its charac-
ter, 187.

Roman empire, circumstances of,
which were removed by the codes
of Justinian, &c. 173.

Rush, Mr, his meritorious investiga-
tions into the culture of silk, 438.
Russell, John, his Tour in Germany,

Russia, influence exerted by, in ex-
citing the Greek revolution, 255—
disposition of the Emperor Alexan-
der of, with regard to that revolution,
'256-negotiations of, with Turkey
ending in the treaty of Ackerman,
257-change of policy on the acces-
sion of the Emperor Nicholas, 257-
probable augmentation of the power
of, by the emancipation of Greece,
260-war of, with Turkey, 264-
power and prospects of, compared
with those of other nations, 266-
character and tendency of the gov-

ernment of, 268-policy of, toward
the Porte, when formed and devel-
oped, 469-interference of, in the
concerns of Wallachia and Moldavia,
469-treaty of, with the Porte at Bu-
charest, 470-favors, and then dis-
avows, the Greek revolution, 473—
final interference of, in the affairs of
Wallachia, 478.


Sacred Band, or Hetarists, consisting
of young Greek patriots of the Fra-
ternity, 474 et seq.-defeat of, at
Dragachan under Ypsilanti, 476—
formation of another corps of, and
base desertion of their leader, 477.
St Lawrence, claim of the United
States to the navigation of the, 512.
St Peter's River, Col. Long's expedi-
tion to the source of, 95.
Schlegel, J. F. W. on the public law
of Denmark, reviewed, 285-value
of his treatise, 289-analysis of it,
289 et seq.-his account of a revolu-
tion, quoted, 291-explains the his-
tory of the lex regia, 293—his second
volume promised, 299.

Scott, Sir Walter, inequalities of ex-
cellence in his writings, 139.
Search, controversy concerning the
right of, 486.

Shakspeare, objects of, in writing,

compared with those of Molière, 401
Ship-money first exacted in England
by Charles the First, as a source of
revenue, 310-circumstances of its
previous exaction by Elizabeth, 310.
Silk, inducements to the culture of,
in the United States, 438-Letter
from the Secretary of the Treasury to
Congress concerning, 439-sources
of information concerning, 439-
sketch of the methods of raising
mulberry trees for the feeding of the
worms, 440-profits of the cultiva-
tion of, in England, 448-early cul-
tivation of, in Virginia, 449——in
Georgia, 449-in South Carolina,
450-in Pennsylvania and New Jer-
sey, 451-in Connecticut, 451—
trade in, of England, 462.
Silkworm, description of, 453-organ
of vision in, 453-changes of the
skin of, 454-formation of the co-
coon by, 455-metamorphosis and
propagation of, 456-varieties of,

456-mode of rearing, 457-quan-
tity of food for, 459-of the spinning
and reeling of the cocoons, 461.
Societies, Medical. See Medical.
Sparks, Jared, his Life of John Led-
yard, reviewed, 360.

Steam-boats, travelling in, in America,
427-speed of the English, com-
pared with the American, 428-in-
stances of rapid travelling in, 428 et

Story, Judge, decision of, with regard
to the sufficient promulgation of a
law, 177.

Strafford, impeachment of the Earl
of, 305.

Sugar plantations in Louisiana, bene-
fits derived from, and mode of man-
aging, 434.

Surgeons, Royal College of, in Eng-
land, 56.


Tartuffe of Molière, 388-its perform-
ance forbidden, 389-was performed
in private, and afterwards in public,
389-its great success, 390-anec-
dote suggesting a scene in, 390.
Theology, study of, in the universi-
ties of Germany, 324.

Ticknor, George, his Memoir of Na-
thaniel Appleton Haven, 154-its
character, 164.

Todd's additions to Johnson's vocabu-
lary of the English language, 516.
Transylvania University, letter to
President Holley from the Trustees
of, 412.

Travels in America, The United States
as they are, and The Americans as
they are, reviewed, 415-character
of these works, 416-account of
Cincinnati and Ohio contained in,
417-of Kentucky, 420-singular
plagiarism of one of these works,
423-passage down the Mississippi,

424 et seq.

Turkey, efforts of the Emperor Alex-
ander to prevent a rupture with, 256
--treaty of Ackerman concluded
with, 257-probability of a war with,
264 annihilation of the power of,
recommended, 265-connexions of,
with the provinces of Wallachia and
Moldavia, 467 et seq.-striking il-
lustration of the nature of the policy
of, 491.


United States of North America, pro-
posal of Washington for the estab-
lishment of a central national Uni-
versity in, 74-deficiency of exer-
tions for the exploration of the
internal territory of, 93-various ex-
peditions sent out by the government
of, for the purpose of discovery, 93
et seq.-importance of the powers
exercised by the courts of 184-
books of travels in, account of, 415
(See Travels.)-culture of silk in,
438-importance of the relations of,
with England, 479-not proper sub-
jects for party discussions in, 481—
article in the Quarterly Review re-
lating to, 482-character of the
diplomacy of, 483-charge against,
of a frigid and exacting temper, 484
-its absurdity shown, 485-main
subjects of discussion between the
government of, and the British, 485
-proposition of, for the abolition of
privateering, 486-state of the ques-
tion concerning impressment of the
seamen of, 489-concerning the
boundary line between, and the
British possessions, 492-of the part
of the boundary now in dispute be-
tween the two nations, 496-claim
of, to the mouth of Columbia river,
502-foundations of this claim, 510
-claim to the navigation of the St
Lawrence, 512.

Universities, that of London, see Lon-
don-proposal of Washington for a
national one, 74-nature and origin-
al constitution of, 75-sketch of some
of the earlier, 75-of Padua, 76-of
Spain, their declension, 76-of Eng-
land, 77-of Dublin, 77-of Edinburgh
and Glasgow, 78-that of Paris, its
rise and progress, 78-of Germany,
their origin, &c. 81-influence of the
art of printing and of the reformation
upon, 82-state and means of edu-
cation in, 83 et seq.-practice of
duelling in those of Germany, 87—
police, government, internal regula-
tions, and modes of instruction in,
317. See Göttingen.


Villèle, M. de, the French minister,
character of, 226-his administration
and policy, considered, 227-sketch

of his history and rise to power, 228
-the real leader of the royalist
party, 236-his abrupt dismissal of
Châteaubriand, 236-its cause, 237
-rapid declension of his popularity,

Vocabulary of the English language,
by Johnson, 516-additions to a
great extent by Todd, 516-extent
to which a lexicographer should go
backward in the formation of, 518-
source of the increase of, in the im-
provements and inventions of the
arts and sciences, 518-in the mili-
tary art, 519-in compound words,
520-in words of analogical forma-
tion, 520-other sources of addition,
521 et seq.


Wakefield, Gilbert, his encomium on
geometry, 196.

Wallachia and Moldavia, Engel's his-
tory of, 464-early history of the tribes
of, 464-character of the modern lan-
guage of, 465-line of Hospodars or
princes of, 466-wealth and power of,
divided among the prince, nobles,
and clergy, 467-pass under Turk-
ish protection in 1383, and become
again independent, 467-submission
to Turkey in 1460, with the terms
of the capitulation, 468-in 1714
Nicholas Mavrocordato nominated
Hospodar by the Porte, 468-policy
of Russia in relation to, 469-situa-
tion of, after the interference of
Russia, 470-excellent government
of Alexander Ypsilanti in, 470-Hos-
podarship of Constantine Ypsilanti,
470-he is declared prince of Mol-
davia and Wallachia by the emperor,
471—succession of Hospodars, 472

-commencement of the Greek rev-
olution in, 472-entire termination
of all revolutionary movements in,
478-subsequent excesses of the
Turks in, leading to a war with
Russia, 478.

Washington, interest taken by him in
the subject of education, 73-his
proposal for a national university,


Wellington, Duke of, probable firm-
ness of his ministry, 223-Mr Peel
the effective member in the cabinet
of, 223.
West,John,his Journal of a residence at
Red River Colony, &c. 270-his ac-
count of the country, &c. 271 et seq.
-of the Northwest Indians, 273.
Worcester's edition of Johnson's Eng-
lish Dictionary, 515.


Yellow fever in Natchez and the
Western states, 430-circumstances
connected with its origin, 431 et
seq. of the type, contagion, &c. of,

Ypsilanti, Alexander, appointed Hos-
podar of Wallachia, mild and paternal
government of, 470-enters the Rus-
sian service, 471-his success and
promotion in, 471-selected as the
leader in the Greek revolution, 473
-his conduct at its commencement,
474 et seq.-is defeated, imprisoned
by the Austrians, and dies in conse-
quence of his confinement, 477.
Ypsilanti, Constantine, named Hos-
podar by the Porte, deposition and
prosecution of, 470-escapes into
Russia, and is declared Prince of
Moldavia and Wallachia, 471-his
sudden death, 471.

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