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ens, 419

mote, 352

Coral Insect, 72

Female Infanticide in China, 378
Cork Tree, 219

Filial Affection, 72
Cottage Comfort, 446

Fire-Side, the, 410
Counsels of a father to his son on leaving Firmness, Christian, 352
bome, 216

Fish, rapid growth of, 456
Court, an African, 227

Fisherman's Wife, 305
Courtesy, 351

Fishes, electrical, 447, 455
Criminal, the depraved, 376

Fits, Old Humphrey's remarks on, 23
Crops, rotation of, 104

Five Minutes too late, 5
Cuckoo, curious facts respecting the, 206 Flattery, 24
Custom, a national, 166

Flowers, 269

Food and Life, 424
DAMASCUS, 147

Forth's gateway, the, 161
Dates and Observations respecting some Foundation, the sure, 160

principal Events in the Life of Christ, 373 Fourth Commandment, 272
Dead Men, the worship of, 320

French Infidels, death of the, 188
Death, Meditation on, 349

Preacher, anecdote of, 32
Definitions, remarkable, 344

Frost, 2, 10
Devoted Christian, the Holy Spirit strength-

GAMBLING, results of, 56
Christian's glorious prospect, 431 Ganges, sailing on the, 391
Devotedness, the motive to, 416

Geoffrey of Monmouth, 66
Diffusion of Christianity, obligations to pro- Gildas, 59

Gin-drinker, the, 287
Dignity of the sons of God, 39

Gin-drinking, effects of, 86
Discipline, observations on, 144

God, on the Eternity of, 182, 334
Disputation, 344

the knowledge of, 204
Divorcement, a Jewish writing of, 220

, fellowship with, 456
Domestic Scene, 349

Godliness, 168
Drawing nigh with the lip while the heart is Good brought out of Evil, 20
far from God, 255

Good Living, 250
Drew, Mr. S., letter from., 267

Good Thoughts in common engagements, 136
Duns Scotus, 138

Grace, 160, 256
Dunstan, 131

and Sin, 312

Grecian games, victors crowned in the, 313
EADMER, or Edmer, 66

Greenland Winter, 346
Ear, Scripture references to the, 110
Early Rising, 48

HAND of Man, and its analogue in the
Earthquakes, 21

lower orders, 126, 132, 142, 149, 155,
Edom, 234

164, 171, 179
Egypt, 239, 415

Scripture references to, 183
Electricity, 42

Haughty Spirit before a Fall, 184
Elephant, sagacity of the, 143

Hearing, on the organs of, 87, 93, 100,
Emigrant Families, the two, 372

110
Enmity to God, 375

Heart, the new,

26
Enthusiasm, 224

Heat and Cold, 414
Esquimaux Dresses, 17

on the power of animals of
Eternity, 220

the temperate latitude to bear, 288
Eve and Mary, 55

Heathen, ignorance of, 464
Every cne's Work, 248

Henry of Huntingdon, 66
Evil, on the origin of, 174

Hermit-Crab, the, 153
Example for Youth, 55

Hindoo, a blind, 50
force of, 192

Woman, 40
Expostulation, 468

the dying, 359
Eye, on the, 4, 18, 28, 45, 0, 85

Historians, early, 59, 66
, power of the human, 164

Holiness, 291
Scripture references to, 85

Home, 156

Home, a comfortable, and a good-tempered
FAITH, Christian, 136

wife, 170
Fall, the, 40, 310

Hottentots of Kat River, 460, 468
Father, the profane, reproved by his daugh- Hour-glass and Time, 312

How to mortify sin, 360
Faults, who can bear to be told of his ? 205, Human Merits, 312
214

Humility, 70, 104, 464
Fear and Love, 191

Humphrey,old, 13, 23, 47, 70, 99, 144, 167,
Fear of Sin, 336

271, 282, 395, 446, 472
Female character in India, 341

Hurry, always in a, 134

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ter, 227

IGNORANCE, popular, 150

Missionary Labours, usefulness of, 212
Indian Sagacity, 375

Meeting, the day after the, 379,
Chiefs, singular meeting of, 174 387
Infidel, interview with an, 300

Mole, 246
Reclaimed, 94

Monastic Orders, English, 211
Infidels, observations on, 271

Money, 246
Ingulphus, 66

Moral Hints, 336
Insects, 14, 19, 54, 68, 84, 108, 124, 140, More, Sir Thomas, 284, 293

166, 213, 221, 228, 245, 253, 306, 327, Motion, the planetary, 426
357, 366, 381, 390, 396, 405, 413, 420, Mother, Christian, the influence of a, 358
429, 444, 453, 463, 470

Mother, my, 190
Instant in season and out of season, 175

the industrious, 24
Instinct, on, 91, 106

Mount Blanc, ascent of, 433
Ivy, tbe, 185

Mourning due for a lost Soul, 248

Muscular Power, 440
JERICHO, the plain of, 193

Myrrh, 326
Jerusalem, approach to, 267
Jewish Captivity, effects on the Greeks, 101 Nature and Revelation, 183
Dresses, 350

“ Nature,” on the use of the word, instead
Jews in Jerusalem, 68

of “ God,” 186
the, 146, 194

Nautilus, paper, 145
state of the, after the Babylonish

pearly, 137
Captivity, 397

New Moon, proclaiming the, 417
Joy, spiritual, 280

News, bad and good, 151
Judea, 197

Newton, Sir Isaac, character of, 406
--, fertility of, 414

Nineveh, 236
Juggernaut, procession of, 441

Nose Jewels, 21
Justification, 176

Nothing is made in vain, 64
KANGAROO, 217

OBELISKS at Alexandria, 97

Observations, curious, 125
LABOUR, division of, 459

Opinion of Man no standard for God, 111
Language, the English, 159

Order, 175
Law-suit, the, 50

Oryx, 233
Leaf-Insects, 297
Lee, professor, early life of, 334

PALESTINE, 147
Liberty, glorious, 242

Paper, the sheet of, 368
true, 70

Passengers, the distressed, 140
Library, the first circulating, 128

Passions, on the admission of into religion,
Lie, definition of a, 48

278
Light and Love, 200

Patience, possessing the soul in, 468
Lilac Tree, 252

Pawnbroker's Shop, 343
Lion and Hottentot, 187

Peace through Faith, 72
Locust, 89

Penn's Treaty with the Indians, 160
Lodge in a Garden of Cucumbers, 321 Physician of Souls, 264
Lord's Supper, 356

Plague, on the, 381
Love of God, 44

Plumage of Northern Birds, 1, 12

Poetry, permanence of, 367
MADRAS, beneficial effects of the scriptures Hebrew, 462
at, 323

of Real Life, 372
Magnetism, 82, 133, 388

Poisonous, or Toad Fish, 345
Man, character of, 144

Valley, 331
Mandeville, Sir John, 139

Polytheists, superstition of, 407
Marine Population, 353

Popery, 184
Marriage Ceremonies, eastern, 9

Potatoes, 204, 232
Married, a hint to the, 208

Prayer, 272, 304, 471
Martyrdom, courage in, 189

Prayer-book and little Bird, 258
Matthew Paris, 66

Prayer, reasonableness and usefulness of,
Mercy, Divine, 344

acknowledged, 15
Mercy and Misery, 440

Presents, observations on, 167
Metaphors, Scripture, 287

Press, liberty of the, 176
Miracles of Christ, illustrations of his Print Shops, 354

Printing with wooden blocks in China, 264
Mirage, 425

Privilege, the poor man’s, 212
Mirror, a good, 288

Prophecies, fulfilled, 194, 234
Miser, horrible death of a, 6

Proteus, the, 25

grace, 96

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Providence, doctrine of, 270

Soils, the perpetuity of, 211
--, on Divine, 188

Sound, conduction and velocity of, 451
Ptarmigan, Willow, 1, 12

Sowing in Palestine, 257

Sphinx, the, 105
Rainbow, 209, 219, 227

Spider-monkey, 177
Reader, address to the, 86

Spiders, 98
-, to the, 466

Spirit, the lost, 424
Reason insufficient, 24

Spirituality and purity of Christian religion,
Redeemer, the, 144

67
Redemption and Providence, harmony be- Spring, 121, 130
tween, 190

Strait Gate, 96
Reformation, British, remarks on, 314 Strength, instances of extraordinary human,
results of, 24

432
Reflection, 290

Student, to the Christian, 392
, an important, 224

Sucker-Fish, 249
Regeneration, 16

Suckers of Animals, 249, 261
Religion and Morality, 208

Sugar, 264
-, fashionable, 162

Sun and Earth, size of, 352
no excuse for inattention to, 111 Surety, our, 128
the power of, 158

Surrender of the Soul to God, 29
Remarkable Deliverance of a Sister of S. Swallow, nest of the Esculent, 41
Drew, 276

Synagogues, 330
Repentance, true, 23
Riches, 446

Tablet, Theban, 225
Rhinoceros, 337

Talent, every, may be made useful, 16
Righteousness, 88

Tedynscung, anecdote of, 19
Robin Redbreast, 328

Temperance, Peter Walsh, 165
Roger of Hoveden, 66

Societies, 29
Russian Traders, 358

- Society, native, in Ceylon, 268

Temperature of Man's Body, 381
SABBATH, the, 408

Temporal and Spiritual Blessings, directions
regard to the, 28

for the right use of, 334
Sailor, the British, 158

Theatre, the, 88
the generous, 303

Theodore, 59
Sailor's Return, 60

There is but a right and a wrong, 423
Saints, communion of, 149

Thoughts, employment of our, 259
Sanctification, 275

Throne of Grace, 291
progressive, 143

Tidings, glad, 229
Sandals, 5

Tiger, the, 128
Saviour, the, 64

Time, observations on, 47
Saw-Fish, 457

Toad Fish, 345
Scalp-dance, the Indian, 271

Tongue, the, 302
Science abused, or Popish jugglery, 191 Toppers, the, 13
Scoffer, observations on a, 99

Trifling, 368
Scolopendra, 401

Turkey, the, 333, 340, 347
Scorpion, the, 81

Tyre, 238
Scottish Mountains, 52
Scripture Explanations, 19, 100, 136, 160, UNREASONABLENESS, a word on, 282
171, 181, 206, 218, 227, 343, 384

Usefulness, maxims respecting, 203
Scripture Illustrations, 5, 21, 65, 113, 121,
189, 273, 305, 353, 377, 444

VANDERKEMP, Dr., 200
Seal-skin Vessel, curious, 57

Vegetable World, 311
Season, a word in, 104

View of the Period between the close of the
Self-consideration, 80

Old Testament, and Commencement of the
Self-deception, 53

New, 434
Set your affections on things above, 244 Vineyards, Jewish, 393
Shark, the, 201

Virtue, the nature of, 154
Shepherd, Eastern, 113

Visiting, 277
the first, 301

Voice, Human, on some peculiarities of, 286
Siberian Idolatry, 339

Voluntary Taxation, 64
Simeon of Durham, 66
Sin, 192

WALDENSES, 56
Sincerity, 192

Walking with God, 287
Sinfulness, natural, 324

Walsh, Peter, 165
Sinner Forgiven, 359

War, horrors of, 181
Sleeping comfortably, hints on, 347

Waste and Supply, 416
Sloth, the, 385

Water-Spouts, 241

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Wealth, true, 256

Winter, 403
Whale, maternal tenderness of the, 359 Wise Man and Blockhead, 328
Wheatear, the, 275

Wonder, 144
Which will you choose, this world or the Works of God, reflections on, 55
next? 152

World, vanity of the, 214
White, Sir Thomas, 383

Worldlings, 320
Wicked Will, 456
Wickliff, disciples of, 222

Year, length of the, 371
William of Malmsbury, 66-

Young, death of the, 341
Willow Ptarmigan, 1, 12

warning to the, 178
Wind, bigb, a sketch, 123
Winds, on, 102

ZEALAND, New, a native of, 409
Winfrid, or Boniface, 99

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The Willow Ptarmigan
1 Egg of Water Mite magnified..

68
Sandals
5 Eastern Garden....

73
Marriage Procession in the East
9 The Scorpion..

81
Legs and Beaks of Willow Ptarmigans 12 The Grub of the Ant-Lion magnified,
Esquimaux Dresses

17 and its method of making its trap 84
Nose Jewels
21 The Locust

89
The Proteus
25 Sketches of the Human Ear ...

. 93, 101
Back part of the Giraffe’s Head
28 | The Obelisks at Alexandria...

97
Remains of a Druidical Altar..
33 The Sphinx .

105
The Nest of the Esculent Swallow.. 41 An Egyptian Bronze Sphinx

106

Egg of the Pentatoma magnified. 110
Fig. 1. The Sclerotic Coat and the Eastern Shepherd .

113
Cornea, with the Pupil appearing Lambs passing under the Rod..

121
through it....
45 The Calamary..

129
Fig. 2. A Section of the Eye, showing Back View of Human Hand

133
the Sclerotic and the Cornea .. 45 Shell of the Nautilus Pompilius, from
Fig. 3. A Diagram, representing a

Nature...

137
pencil of Rays
61 Tentacula of Pearly Nautilus

138
Fig. 4. Globe of the Eye, with its Paper Nautilus Shell, from Nature.... 145
Muscles, &c.
61 The Nautilus...

145
Sketch of Kalong of Java..
49 The Hermit-Crab

153
The Cabbage Tree.
53 The Forth’s Gateway

161
Curious Seal-Skin Vessel.
57 The Monkey's Hand..

165
The Goad.

65 | The Chameleon, and Claw. 169, 170
The Water Mite
68 | Wings of Rousette

172

177

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Sketches of Lion's Claws

173 | The Victors crowned in the Grecian

The Spider-Monkey

Games

313

Hooklike Paw of Sloth......

180

A Lodge in a Garden of Cucumbers 321

Skeleton of Foot of Horse

180

Head of Rabbit......

325

Bones of Paddle of Walrus...

181

The Capybara

329

The Ivy.....

185 Part of Lower Jaw of Capybara, ex-

Hieroglyphic, illustrating part of Rebo- hibiting the surface of the Grinders 330

boam's history

189 The Rhinoceros..

337

The Plains of Jericho..

193 The Poisonous, or Toad Fish

345

The Shark

201 The Cup running over

353

Head of Shark, showing the situation

The Caddis Worm

357

of the Mouth, and the Gill-openings 202

Cedars of Lebanon

361

Skull of Shark from nature

202 Acoustics-Diagram

365

Tooth of Shark ...

203 | Trap of the Ant-Lion, and Ant-Lion.. 369

The Rainbow

209 The House upon the Sand

377

Colours of Caterpillars.

213 | The Sloth

385

The Kangaroo

217 Foot of Sloth

386

Motion of Caterpillars with Legs.. 221 Artificial Magnets.

388, 389

Theban Tablet

225 Jewish Vineyards

393

Motion of Caterpillars without Legs 228 Grapes trained along the top of a Wall. 394

233 The Surveyors

396

Head of Oryx

234 | The Scolopendra

401

Water-Spouts

241 Segment of Scolopendra

402

Garments of Caterpillars .

245 Methods used by Spiders and Cater-

The Sucker-Fish

249 pillars for ascending their threads 405

Head of Sucker-Fish...

250 A Native of New Zealand

409

Moulting of Caterpillars

253 The young and old Caterpillar of the

Sowing in Palestine..

257 Drinker Moth.....

413

Foot of Blue-Bottle Fly magnified 260 Proclaiming the New Moon

417

View of a species of Gryllus... 261 Evolution of the Chrysalis of Venessa

Foot of British Grasshopper....

261 Antiopa .

420

The Armadillo

265 The Mirage

425

Shell of Matacco, as it formed the Cup Planetary Motions-Diagrams

427

of a Cacique...

266 Peacock Butterfly and its Chrysalis 429

The Cerastes, or Horned Snake 273 | Ascent of Mount Blanc

433

The Chlamyphorus......

281 Car of Juggernaut, and a Human Sacri-

Skeleton of Chlamyphorus..
289 fice

441

Hind Leg of Jerboa..

292 The Willows..

444

Foot of Harpy Eagle

293 Royal Oriental Bridegroom... 449

Leaf-Insects...

297 Portrait of Nadir Shah, a Persian Mo-

Foot of Parrot

299 narch.

450

Foot of Woodpecker

300 The Saw-Fish. ...............

457

Drinking in the Shade

305 | Portion of the Saw.....

458

Foot of Ostrich...

308 Tooth of the Saw,

natural size 458

Foot of Jacana

309 The Pool Of Siloam

Foot of Grebe

465

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