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A Journey round the Coast of Kent; containing Remarks on the Principal Objects worthy of Notice throughout the Whole of that interesting Border, and the Contiguous District, including Penshurst and Tunbridge Wells, with Rye, Winchelsea, Hastings, and Battle, in Sussex; being Original Notes made during a Summer Excursion. With a Map. By L. Fussell, Esq. 8vo. 9s.

Travels from Vienna through Lower Hungary; with some Remarks on the State of Vienna during the Congress, in the Year 1814. By Richard Bright, M.D. 4to. 41. 4s.

Journal of a Visit to South Africa, in 1815 and 1816. With some Account, of the Missionary Settlements of the United Brethren, near the Cape of Good Hope. By the Rev. C. J. Latrobe. 4to. 21. 2s.



AMERICA and Spain, disputes be-
tween, 420-mischiefs of its demo-
cratical spirit, 422-its news wri-
ters, ibid.-its chief magistrates, 424
-might keep aloof from war, ibid.—
impudence and shallowness of its
pretexts, 425-claim to West Flo-
rida, 426-acquisition of Louisiana,
427-extraordinary pretensions of,
431-claim on the Spaniards for
pretended French depredations, ibid.
-propositions made to Spain, 434—
remarks on these, ibid.-answer to
them, 435-counter propositions, 437
-Spanish possessions seized by the
Americans, 438, 439-case of the
American consul in Spain, 440-in-
dependence of the South Americans
not advantageous to the United
States, 443-its shipping in a declin-
ing state, 446-a war with Spain
would be disadvantageous, 447.
American Register, or Summary Review
of History, Politics, and Literature,

Amusements in England in the 17th cen-
tury, 162.

Ancients, state of women among them,

35 had no steady principles of mo-
rality, 39-were in reality without
religion, ibid.-honour, a sentiment
unknown among them, 42-their
style distinguished from that of the
moderns, 68.

Angels, on the agency of, 199.
Antinomianism, how injurious to Chris-
tianity, 100.

Apparitions of the dead, 199.
Arctic regions, errors of the charts re-
specting them, 531-variation of the
needle in, ibid.-line of perpetual
congelation there higher than usually
supposed, 536-their temperatures,


Arlington (Lord), his manner of living
at his country seat, 170-his charac-
ter, 172.
Arminianism, 379.

Armstrong (Dr. John), Practical Illus-

trations of Typhus Fever, and other
Febrile and Inflammatory Diseases,


Bacon, study of, recommended, 128.
Baptism, on the efficacy of the rite of,
99-how considered in the Scottish
church, 100.

Barrington (Hon. Daines), Possibility of
approaching the North Pole asserted,

Barrow (Dr.), his remark on education,

Bateman (Dr. Thomas), Succinct Ac-
count of the Contagious Fever of this
Country, 406, 417.

Baxter (Wm.), not a Calvinist, 96.
Beaufoy (Col.), Possibility of approach-
ing the North Pole, and on a North-
West Passage, 528.
Bengal. See India.

Bethlem Hospital, Inquiry into the Ex-
pediency of a Chaplain for,450-mis-
conduct of late officers of, 457-opi-
nion of the house committee on the
performance of religious service there,

Bethnal Green, state of the police in the
parish of, 300.

Beveridge (Bishop), on Call and Elec-
tion, 95.

Biography, general faults of, 154.
Bossuet, his early eloquence, 58.
Brantome, remarks on, 56.

Bray (Edward), Memoirs illustrative
of the Life and Writings of John
Evelyn, Esq. 151.
Brougham (Henry), Letter to Sir Sam.
Romilly on the Abuse of Charities,
286, 321-Answer to it in a Letter to
Sir William Scott, 286, 323.
Brown (Dr. John), his speculations pass-
ing away, 416.
Buonaparte, his return to France, 332

-his fate, 340-his character, 341,
360, 365,366-anecdotes of him, 360,
363, 364, 365-the principles of li-
berty as much as possible eradicated
by him,366-his conduct with regard
to Spain and America, 427, 432.
Burnet (Bishop), remarks on, 165.
Buxton (John Fowel), Inquiry whether
Crime and Misery are produced or
prevented by our present System of
Prison Discipline, 285, 306.
Byron (Lord), Childe Harold's Pil-

Genlis (Mad. de), Influence of Women
on French Literature, as Patronesses
of Literature, and as Authors; or an
Abstract of the History of the most
celebrated French Women, 34-origin
of the work, 48-her bigotry, 52-
weakness of her judgment, 54.
Genoa, as it was near two centuries
ago, 159.

Ghent, prison discipline at, 316.

Gibbon, Letter to Dr. Watson from,

Gil Blas, remarks on, 52.

Glasgow, method of teaching at, 108-
prevalence of typhus fever there,

Godolphin (Mrs.), death of, 172.
Godwin (Wm.), his Life of Chaucer,


Government can have no right to any

sum beyond what is strictly required
for its services, 226.

Graham (Dr. Robert), Practical Obser-
vations on continued Fever, 406.
Greece, ancient condition of women in,
35-courtesans of, 36.

Greene (Rob.), his Groat's-worth of
Wit, 209.

Hastings (Warren), his conduct in
- India, 471-his excuses for his con-
duct, 485-general remarks on it,
493, 494--his trial, 494.

Herbert (Lord), on Repentance, 369.,
Hindus. See India.

History, qualifications necessary in a
writer of, 216.

Hobhouse (John), Historical Illustra-

tions of the Fourth Canto of Childe
Harold, 1, 25-censures Mr. Eustace,

Honour, a sentiment unknown to the
ancients, 43.

Hooker (Richard), on the case of Ha-
bakkuk, 97.

Horsley (Bishop), strictures on, 199,

Hyder Ali, 255, 491.

Impey (Sir Elijah), his improper con-
duct in India, 477, 488.
Improvement, national, means of, 286.
India, our empire there, better main-
tained by moderation and justice than
by the sword, 143-a striking pheno-
menon in history, 213-an account of
its origin long a desideratum, 214—
a good history of, does not require
residence there, 216-classification of
the people, 219-origin of this, 220
-duties of a king, 224-public reve-

nues, ibid.-Ryots, 225-Zemindars
merely collectors of rents, ibid.—Hin-
du laws, 227-extraordinary mode of
recovering debts, 228—punishments,
229-rules of evidence, 230-judicial
proceedings, 231–religion, 234—pe-
nances,ibid.—marriage and state of the
female sex, 238-marriage unknown
among the Nairs, 239-manners of
the Hindus highly barbarous and
depraved, 240, 513—state of the arts
extremely rude, 240-agricultural
implements, 241-literature, 242-
Sacontala, 243-metaphysics, 244—
state of civilization, 246--Maho-
medan invasions of Hindustan, ibid.
-origin and progress of the British
power in, 247-Mr. Hastings's go-
vernment, 471-acquisition of the
Duanee of Bengal, 472—extraordi-
nary revolution in the state of the
country, 474-mischievous conduct
of the Supreme Court of Judicature,
477-contest between this Court and
the Supreme Council, 482, 483-pro-
ceedings of Mr. Hastings toward the
native princes, 483-Rohillas, ibid.—
Rajah of Benares, 486-Nabob of
Oude, 488-Mahrattas, ibid.-Hyder
Ali, 491-Tippoo, 492, 505—Mr.
Fox's India bill, 499-Mr. Pitt's, 500
-these compared, 501,504-mischiefs
of the new system, 503-admi-
nistration of Mr. M.Pherson, 504-
Lord Cornwallis, ibid.-siege of Sa-
vendroog, 508-change in the re-
venue system, 509-robbers, 513-
Sir John Shore, 514-Lord Wel-
lesley, 515-fall of Tippoo, ibid.—
subversion of other native powers,
517-Mahratta states,
Cornwallis's second government, 521
-Sir George Barlow, ibid.
Insanity. See Maniacs.

Ireland, Observations on the State of,
principally directed to its Agriculture
and Rural Population, 71-the body
politic in a highly disordered state,
ibid.-inexcusable ignorance con-
cerning, ibid.--the peasantry happier
than those of England, 72-state of,
five years ago, 72, 73-subsequent
state, 73-its soil inexhaustibly fer-
tile, 74-its cabins, 75-bogs, 76—
increasing population of, ibid.—a fa-
mily at dinner, ibid.-mischiefs of
multiplying petty freeholds, 79-high
rents, 80-injurious practice of let-
ting land by sealed tender, 81-tithes,
82-propensity to idleness, 83-op-
pression of excise laws, 84-reme-

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Labourdonnais, governor of the French
East India islands, account of, 250.
Lansdown (Marq. of), his conversation
with Bishop Watson on a reform in
the church, 132.

Laws, a confused code of, does not in-
dicate a low state of civilization, 227

of the Hindus, 227 to 233-admi-
nistration of, 231, 233—criminal, in
England, 386 - require occasional
revision, 387-100 great severity in-
jures their effect, 388

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their pe-
nalties should be certain, 392-for-
gery, ibid.-discretionary power of
judges allied to tyranny, 394-rules
of evidence, 496-no man should be
compelled to give evidence against
himself, 498-expense of, 512-Eng-
lish forms of, 523.

Lecture, the term used differently in
England and Scotland, 108.
Leighton (Rob.), on election, 96.
Literature, alarm excited by the pre-
sent state of, 18-Influence of Wo-
men on, 34.

Locke, study of, recommended, 128.
Lord of misrule, 198.

Lords (House of), not to be bound by
the rules of inferior courts, 497.

Magnetic needle, irregularities of its va-
riation in the arctic regions, 531-
and from the attraction of the ship,

Mahrattas, 488.

Maintenon (Madame de), remarks on her
character, 64,

Man, a fertile soil detrimental to his im-
provement, 77-an inconsistent be-
ing, 152, 153.

Maniacs, consideration of the question
how far the exercise of religious du-
ties is beneficial or injurious to, 450
-on the general treatment of, 454--
cases of their attendance on religious
worship, 458-opinion of the Beth-
lem Committee on the subject, 464-
opinions from other establishments,
public and private, 466-on checks
and preventives to insanity, 468.
Marat, 359.

Mary Queen of Scots, her departure from
France, 57.

Mary II, character of, 184,
Merceron (Joseph), a justice of peace,

and patron of bullock hunting, 301.
Mill (James), History of British India,
212, 471-character of the work,

Mirabeau, 356.

Missionary system should be followed in
our own country as well as abroad,
Mohammedanism, its character, 92.
Monarchy, remarks on, 27.
Montague (Edw.). See Sandwich.
Montesquieu, on the inefficacy of severe
laws, 390.

Moore (Thomas), remarks on his ama-
tory poems, 18 note.

Morality, the ancients had no steady
principles of, 39.

Mothers, their conduct of great import-
ance to a state, 125,

Mott (Thomas), Elucidation of the an-
cient English Statute Laws that award
the Penalty of Death, 386.

Nairs, marriage unknown among them,

Necker (M.), 342, 354, 357, 365.
Newgate, proceedings of Mrs. Fry and

the Ladies' Committee at, 318, 319.
Ninon l'Enclos, 64.

North Pole, attempt to reach, 529-
the sea near, not frozen, 535.
North-West Passage, intelligence from
the ships sent to discover, 528.
Novatians, error of the, 93.
Nuncomár, a Hindu, banged for for-
gery, 479,

Official correspondence between Don
Luis de Onis, Minister from Spain to
the United States, and John Quincey
Adams, 420.
Omichund, a Hindu merchant, perfidi-
ous treatment of, 258 note.

Ossory (Earl of), appointed Governor
of Tangier, 174-his death, ibid.—his
character, 175.

Paley (Archdeacon), his mistake on the
object of Revelation, 373.
Pethion, 358.

Philadelphia, prison discipline at, 316-

stances of its excellent effects, 317.
Pit (Wm.), his judgment of Mr. Hast-
ings wrong, 494-bis India bill, 500.
Pays, acting and writing, require differ-
ent talents, 209.

Police of the Metropolis, Report on the
State of the, 285, 298-mischiefs of
flash houses and fairs, 304.

Poor, on the state of the, 72-the gene-
ral diffusion of education among, con-
sidered, 286--require the example of
the great, 291-generally desirous of
the education of their children, 296.
Popery. See Church of Rome.
Potatoes, their too extensive use as food
not desirable, 78.

Prison Discipline, Report on the Im-
provement of, 285, 301-in its pre-
sent state highly mischievous, 305-
remarks on, 307-of the Borongh
Compter, 311-improvements sug-
gested, 313, 320-of the Maison de
Force at Ghent, 316-of Philadel-
phia, ibid.-Mrs. Fry and the Ladies'
Committee, 318.

Quakers, benefits of their general sys-
tem of discipline, 470.-

Religion, in reality wanting among the
ancients, 39-peculiar difficulties at
present in the way of sincere in-
quirers into, 90-the Christian, com-
pared with others, 91, 92-of the
Hindus, 234-sublime expressions
applied to the Deity no proof of re-
fined religious ideas, 237-inquiry
whether religious worship be benefi-
cial or injurious to the insane, 450.
Report from the Select Committee of the
House of Commons appointed to in-
quire into the Education of the Lower
Orders, 285, 296.

from the Committee on the State
of the Police of the Metropolis, 285,

of the Committee of the Society
for the Improvement of Prison Disci-
pline, and the Reformation of Juve-
nile Offenders, 285, 301.

of the Special Committee, on ap-
pointing a Chaplain to Bethlem Hos-
pital, 450.

Retz (Cardinal de), his memoirs, 59.
Revenues, limitation of, by right, 226,
Richelieu (Cardinal), 57.

Robertson (Dr.), an interesting writer,
217, 218.

Robespierre, 338, 359.
Rohillas, 483.

Rome, ancient, picture of, 21-Coliseum
of, 30-forum of Trajan, 31-state
of women in, 38.

modern, approach to, 28-en-
trance of, 29-ceremony of flagella-
lation, 32.

Rousseau, remarks on, 52.

Sandwich (Montague, Earl of), his death
and character, 166.

Scotland, college education in, 108-
great room for improvement in some
of the colleges, 122-murder of
Captain Porteous at Edinburgh, 397
-typhus fever in, 410.

Scott (Sir Wm.), Letter to, in Answer to
Mr. Brougham's letter to Sir S. Ro-
milly, 286, 323.

(Walter), more eager for money
than fame, 396.

Sermons, remarks on, 368, 375, 379,

Shakspeare and his Times, 188-charac-
ter of Shakspeare, 190-conjectures
respecting his early years, 192-like-
nesses of, 193-his Hamlet, 200-cha-
racter of Lady Macbeth, 202-discri-
mination of the passion of love in his
female characters, 204-Juliet, 205
-Imogen, ibid.-Ophelia, ibid.-Cor.
delia, ibid.-Desdemona, 206—male
characters, Falstaff, ibid. — Othello,
207-Leontes, ibid.-rank of his prin-
cipal plays, ibid.—had some hand in
Pericles, ibid.-Titus Andronicus not
his, 208-considered as an actor, ibid.
-his sonnets, 212-recommended for
entertainment and instruction, 129.
Shelburne (Lord). See Lansdown.
Siddons (Mrs.), strictures on her Lady
Macbeth, 203.


Sidney (Sir Philip), his Arcadia, 211.
Sieyes (Abbe), 357, 365.

Society, all distinguished eras marked by
differences in its moral state, 7.
Bible, remarks on the, 102.
Church Missionary, 105.

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for the Improvement of Prison
Discipline, and the Reformation of
Juvenile Offenders, 285, 301.

, National, for educating Chil-
dren in the Principles of the Esta-
blished Church, 105, 297.
Spain. See America.

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