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of criticism in matters of religion, 29. DARKNESS, remarkable inftance of, 213.

DAVAL, Mr. his account of the's distance from the earth,

DAWES's account of the plague at
Aleppo, 211.

performed by, 214. New experiments in, 261. ELOQUENCE, enquiry into the principles of, with regard to infpired writings, 120. Not effential to human fpeech, 124. This opinion controverted, ib, ENGLISHMEN, their literary character, 25.

EQUILIBRIUM, laws of, 265.


DENMARK, account of a trange the tranfit of Venus expect

Mr. his account of


"fect in that country, 244. DE SIND, baron, his celebrated remedy for the glanders, 188.DESOLATION, poetically defcrib

ed in 1769, 418. Of the eclipfe of the fun April 1st, 1764,



DEITY, will and power of, whether those terms have diftin&t meanings, 498, the note; alfo

ed, 300. DEVONSHIRE, earls and dukes of, --memoirs of that family, 32+


38. Countess of, her character, 34. William, first duke of, his notable fray at the French opera, 36.

DIALOGUE on freedom of fenti

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FERMENTATION of alimentary
mixtures, obfervations and ex-
periments on, 288-297-
FITZGERALD, Mr. his method of
leffening the friction of engines,
FRANCE fatirically characterized,

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ment, 510.

-between a hermit and &c. 553. DOMINICANS, droll account of their quarrel with the Cordeli

203. FRANCISCANS, humourous account of their variance with the Dominicans, 219. FREE-Thinking, Chriftianity indebted to, for its establishment, 511. FRICTION of engines, method of leffening, 269.

ers, 219.

DRY Belly-ach, obfervations on, 184-187.

G. 1

DUCHALL, Dr. his amiable character, 278. His indefatigable induftry and application, 282. his account of

EORGE I. infolence of his

UNN, M. pulfo the planet GE German attendants, owing

moon's appulfe to
Jupiter, 419. His refutation

of Mr. Weft's cenfure on Mer-
cator's chart, 419.


EARTH, Rafpe's theory of,

EARTHQUAKE, Weft-Indian, poe-
tically defcribed, 111.

EDWARDS, Mr. his discovery re-
lating to fhadows in water,
ELECTRICITY, remarkable cure

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to the fervility of the English courtiers, 502. GLANDERS in horfes, préfervative

electary for, 189.

GLASS, Mr. his account of the
Canaries, 54. Journey up the
Pike of Tenerife, 57. Affront-
ed by an infolent friar, 69.
GOLD-FISH increafe of, for the

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table, recommended, 556.. GOSPEL, how and wherein liable to be mifreprefented, as a wicked book, 493:

GOSPELS, when, and in what or09 der

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AMILTON, Dr. his demonftration of mechanic pow ers, 265. HARVEST, fome obfervations on the improper posture of mowers rectified, ib.

HEMLOCK, its medicinal virtue tried at Vienna without fuccefs, 55.0.



HENRY VII. the worft of princes, KAR not, the gardener, his ca


HERVEY, lady Caroline, her pa

KINNERSLEY, Mr. his electrical experiments, 261.

KUSTER, his critical examen of Gronovius's edition of Herodetus, 462.

negyric, 205.

HIERRO, iland of, account of the wonderful water-tree thère, 62. HOLWELL, Mr. his apology for his tracts on Eaft-India affairs, 77

HORNSBY, Mr. his difcourfe on

the parallax of the fun, 427. HORSES, the refpect due from man to that noble animal, 189. Juft cenfure of a late flagitious horserace, ib.

HURRICANE in the Weft-Indies,

poetically defcribed, 110.. HUSBAND, in what cafes the act

of, legally binds the wife, 192. In what not binding on the wife, 1931 In what the husband bound by the act of the wife, 194. Wherein not, ib. HUSBANDRY, the New, advantages of, 45.



ENNY Salisbury, her story, 475. JUSTING, Philofophically an vestigated, 433. IGNATIUS, remarks on his martyrdom, 244


INDEPENDENCE negatively defined, 27.1° INFORMATIONS filed by the attorney-general, account of, 455. Judge Hale's opinion, as to their legality, ib. Their oppreffive tendency, ib. Dreadful to bookfellers and printers, ib. ISLANDS, theory of the formation of, 481. New ones, whence produced, 482. ITALY fatirically characterized,

203. JUDAS Iscariot, Our Saviour's choice of bim defendéd, 84: JURY, trials by, fife and progrefs ∙of, 454


LAND, manner of recruiting

when worn out, 95. LANDHOLDERS, not aggrieved by the land tax at 4 s. in the pound, 75.

LANGUAGE, that of the apoftolie
writings cenfured and defended,
119. Its rudeness no objection
to its divine infpiration, ib.
This notion controverted, 120.
feq. Character of an infpired
language, 128.
Law, reflections on the profeffion
of, in regard to public liberty,

LAWS, merely political, how far

a man has a natural right to break them, if he chufes to fuffer the penalty, 504, the note." LAWYER, the principal men in

parliament on conftitutional debates, 459. LAYMAN, his peculiar theory of religion, 226.


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ACKNIGHT, Dr. his ac-
count of Christ's burial
controverted, 359.
MAGIC, natural, the effects of,
how easily mistaken for miracles,
MAGISTRATE, civil, how far he
ought to interfere in fuppreffing
bad books, 503; and in what
manner, 504, 505.* Not to in-
terfere in the province of the
clergy, ib.

MAHOMET's fleeve, 512.
MANURES for land, various forts
of, 41.

MARRIAGES among the Jews of
Barbary, how folemnized, 163.
MATRIMONY, scheme for encour-
ing, 79...
MEANNESS perfonified and poeti-
cally characterised, 202.
MEASLES, Convertible into the


fmall pox, 446.


MECHANICS, Curious remarks in,
222, 26.
MECKLENBURGH, family of, its

connection with the throne of
Ruffia, 309.

MEDICINE, requifites for a pro-
found skill in, 551. Advice to
ftudents in, ib.

MIND, the various operations of
confidered, 1-21.
MIRACLES, Rouffeau's opinion of,
498. Their reality not to be
determined by the human capa-
city, 499. Pretended miracles,
or natural magic, various ways
of performing, ib.
MODERATION, ftriking arguments
for, 543:
MONASTERIES in England, fpe-
cious account of the national ad-
vantages accruing from them,
139. Extravagant reprefenta-
tion of the national misfortunes
and guilt incurred by diffolving
them, 140. These pretences
refuted, ib.

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MORO, abbé, his theory of the
earth, 484..
MOTION, laws of, 265. Whether
they could have been made dif-
ferent frem what they are, 523.
Deducible frem one fimple prin-
ciple established by Newton,
MOUNTAINE, Mr. his defence of

Mercator's chart, against Mr.
Weft's pofthumous work, 421.
MOWERS of grafs, &c. an im-
provement in the posture in
which they ftand to their work,
recommended, 43..
MOWING Wheat recommended,

Musk and Cinnabar, propofed to
be one of the beft medicines for
the bite of a mad dog, 472.
MYSTERIES, Chriftian, the com-

mon fubjects of ftage-plays in
the 13th and 14th centuries,
217. Droll anecdotes of, 218.-

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EGROES, poetical intercef
fion in their behalf, 116.
Their dances defcribed, 117.


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PAPISTS, their religious belts,

of whatever kind, never to
be countenanced by proteftants,
532. Prefer infidels to here-
tics, 533.
PARALLAX of the fun, determined
from obfervations of the late
tranfit of Venus, 425. Dif
courfe on this fubject, 427. !
PARENTS, fuch as traffic with the
honour and virtue of their chil
dren, ftigmatized, 203.
PASTURES, Artificial, what, 41.
PEMBERTON, Dr. his difcourfe

on the Locus for three and four
lines, recommended, 427.
PERCEPTION philofophically con-
fidered,. 15.

PHILOSOPHERS, apology for fuch
whofe fentiments do not coin-
cide with Chriftianity, 29.
their zeal for truth
confidered, 506. Ought never
to interfere in theological fub-


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POLYPUS in the Nofe, how form
ed, 546.

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POLYCARP, remark on his martyr.
dom, 243.

PRIESTS, their domineering fpirit
pointed out, 408. Their per-
fecution of a modern sceptic a-
nimadverted on, 409.
PRIMO-GENITURE, fucceffion in,
bad effects of, 151.

PRINCES, their piety often fatal
to their fubjects, 506, the note.
PRIVILEGE of parliament, extent
Cand limits of, 456.
PROSPECT, Weft Indian, poeti-
cally described, 115.
PSALMANAZAR, George, his at-
count of himself, 364, feq. His
laft will, 365. His birth and
education, 370. Begins his im-
postures abroad, 377. His con-
nection with Innes, 444. Ar-
rives in England, 447. Pub--
lishes his famous hiftory of For-
mofa, 449. Studies at Oxford,
450. Farther adventures, 451.
Turns author by profeffion, 452.
Engages in the Univerfal Hif
tory, ib. His penitence, 453.
PUTREFACTION, experiments re-
lating to, 293.


UADRUPEDS, their characte-
riftic properties, 548.



PIPA of Surinam, account of, 520. R poftulation with, supposed,

EFORMERS from ex-

on the part of the papifts, 409..
REINHARD, Mr. his enquiry into
1 the laws of motion, -522.
RELIGION, the Chriftian, import-

PLAGUE, account of the late
dreadful 'one at Aleppo, 212.
Remarkable inftances of perfous
etcaping the infection, 213, 214.
PLAYS, licenfing of, an execrable
fcheme, 247. By whom pro-
jected, ib.
POLE, cardinal, his good charac-
ter, 131. His family, birth,
&c. 134.
Is elected to the pa-
pacy, but is thrown out again,

ance of a good hiflory thereof,
408. Account of a late work
of that kind, 409.
RESIDUAL Analyfis, its prefer-
ence to the doctrine of Fluxions,
&c. 91. Not fuperior to the
duxionary Calculus, 93.



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RHAZES, memorable faying of his,
concerning phyficians, 551.
ROSELLE, marquis de, ftory of,

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ROUSSEAU, Mr. his inconfiftency
in pretending to be a Christian,
$489, 491. His natural difpofi-
"tion ftrongly tinctured with fin-
gularity, &c. 492. His notion
of miracles, 498.
RUM, poetical encomium on, 115.
RUSSIAN empire, fucceflion and

claims to, on the demife of Pe-.
ter the great, 308. Confequent
revolutions thereon, 309-316.




AFFRON, fee Colchicum..
ST. CHRISTOPHER, island of
defcribed, 107.

SCHOOL-Boy, his bon mot, on Ba-

laam's afs, 544.
SCOTLAND, kings of, their al-
lowance when they came to
London, 217.
SEA-Scurvy, new medicine for
the cure of, 297.
SEEING, that faculty philofophi-
cally confidered, 8.
SEMI-Virgilian Husbandry, what,


SOCIETY, Royal, cenfured for their
conduct relating to their Philo-
fophical Tranfactions, 205. Ac-
cufed of pretending to prophe-
cy, 207. Charged with timi-
dity, and a falfe veneration for
great names, ib.


SENTIMENT, freedom of, affert-
ed, in a dialogue between an
English lord, and a Portuguese
count, 510.
SHADOWS, of things floating in
water, fingular difcovery relat
ing to, 264.
SHORT, Mr. his determination of
the difference of longitude be-
tween the royal obfervatories of
Greenwich and Paris, 422. Se-
cond paper on ditto, 425.
SHOWER, poetical defcription of
one in the Caribbee iflands,

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SONG of Solomon, a paftoral dra-
ma, or defcription of a real,
marriage in feven eclogues, 162..
Objections to this opinion an-
fwered, 165. Commentary on
the third eclogue, 167. New
tranflation of ditto, 168. An-
notations, 169-

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SOUL, its fpirituality philofophi
cally confidered, 29, Its union
with organized bodies confider-
ed, 540.
SPAIN, fatirically characterized,



SPEECH, origin of, in general,



SPY, an abfurd title for books,


STAR-Chamber, its origin, 454.
STIRLING, Mr. his account of a
remarkable darkness in Ame-
rica, 213.

STONE, Mr. his account of the
cure of agues by, the bark of the
willow, 215.
STYLE, figurative, entirely found-


ed in nature, 122.
SUN, diftance of, from the earth,
417. Eclipfe of, Ap. 1, 1764,
account of, 422. Parallax of,
determined, 424. Difcourfe on
the parallax, 426.
SURINAM, toad of, fome account
of, 530.



ALIESIN, the famous Welsh
bard, account of, 23. Spe-
cimen of his poetry, 24..
TENERIFE, its famous pike de-
fcribed, 57: Moft proper place
in the world for an obfervatory,


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