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To the REMARKABLE PASSAGES in this Volume.
N. B. To find any particular Book, or Pamphlet, fee the
Table of Contents, prefixed to the Volume.
ACID, acetous, difference be-
tween it and radical vinegar,
Adam and Eve, account of their
creation, from an Indian hif-
tory of the world, 420.
Etna, beautiful view of its fum-
mit, in M. Houel's Voyage
Pittorefque, 603. Other views
of the Mount, 604. More
Agriculture, abfolute, system of, 99.
relative, what, 102.
Air, hepatic, exper. on, 185.
——, dephlogisticated, on the in-
flammation of, in closed vessels,
553. Its effects on fire, acting
on the most refractory mineral
Alexandrian MS. of the New Test.
account of, 546. Dr. Woide's
edit of, 545.
Alfred, king, his verfion of Oro-
fius commended, 616.
America, great advantages to be
reaped by, from her commercial
intercourse with France, 594.
Argand's lamp confidered, 321.
Afiatic Mifcellanies, 422, 480.
Afthma, cafe of a cure of, in
which the flowers of zinc were
highly inftrumental, 333.
Aftronomical inftruments, obferva•
tions on the methods of gradu-
ating, 29, 157.
Athenians, account of their man-
ners, and the state of their re-
public, at the clofe of the Per-
fian wars, 460.
Atonement, Dr. Price's notion of
that doctrine, 402.
Attachments, doctrine of, 259.
Attorneys, the low ones, pettifog-
gers, their vile practices expof-
APP. Rev. Vol. LXXVI.
his obfervations on
the Aurora Borealis, 393. On
the method of preferving parf-
nips by drying, 470.
Bellendenus, fome account of that
writer, 489. New edit. of his
three books De Statu, &c. ib.
Berkeley, Bp. anecdote of his con-
nection, as a writer, with Steele,
in the Guardian, 23.
Berthollet, M. his memoir con-
cerning the difference between
radical vinegar and the acetous
acid, 553. Concerning the
preparation of cauftic alkali,
its cryftallization, and its ac-
tion on spirit of wine, 554.
Bolfover cattle, in Derbyshire, ac,
count of, 428. Magnificent
entertainments given there to
Ch. I. ib.
Brain, diseases of, and accidents,
to which it is liable, confider-
ftructure of, enquiry con-
Bryant, Mr. his account of the
Butis, fanctuary of defcribed, 567.
Incredible fize of the rock, ib.
CAglioftro, Count, his advent.
385. His impofture ftrongly
Camper, Dr. his conjectures re-
lative to fome petrifactions
found near Maestricht, 106.
Carfe, a Scottish word, explain-
Cafcade, fee Hutchins.
Cavallo, Mr. his magnetical ex-
periments, as published in the
Philofoph. Tranfactions, 193.
Cave, the printer, anecdote of,
281. His method of getting
materials for the parliamentary
debates, as given in the Gen-
tleman's magazine, 286.
Cavendish, Mr. his account of ex-
periments at Hudfon's Bay, re-
lative to freezing mixtures, 191.
Caufland, Mr. his particulars re-
lative to the Indians of North
Cepheus, obfervations on the vari-
ation of the light of a ftar in the
head of, 30.
Chabert, Marquis de, on the ufe
of marine clocks, relative to
navigation, &c. 560.
Chambers, Mr. his tranflation of
an Indian account of embaffies
and letters that paffed between
the Emperor of China, and
Sultan Shahrokh, 421. His
tranflation of a history
of the Marratta state, 482.
Chaftellus, M. de, attacked on ac-
count of his mifreprefentations
of the Quakers, &c. 337.
Cheltenham water, nature of, 36.
Chefterfield, Earl of, ftory of his
acquaintance, and difference, with
S. Johnfon, 288. I
Chrift. See Fathers. See Pro-
phets. See Meffiah.
Clark, Dr. his obferv. on the ex-
cefs of the mortality of males
above that of females, 120.
Clocks, marine. See Chabert.
Comets. See Rittenhouse.
Condorcet, M. his eulogies on fome
late deceased members of the
French academy, 238.
-, his memoir on the
calculation of probabilities, part
Congelatien, Spirituous and aqueous,
curious exper. relative to, made
at Hudson's Bay, 191.
Coftard, Rev. Mr. reduced in his
later days to live on private
D'Alembert, M. his eulogy, me-
moirs, and works, 238.
Darwin, Dr. his new exper. on
the ocular spectra of light and
Demoivre, M. particulars of his
life and writings, 212.
Diffenters' application to parlia-
ment, for a repeal of the teft,
&c. 347. Charged with nar-
rowness of principle, 524-
Douglas, Mr. his differt. on brafs
inftruments, &c. found in this
Dowfing, Wm. his account of his
violent proceedings, in de-
molishing the ornaments of
churches, &c. 84.
Drufes, a fmall independent na-
tion on the mountains of Le-
banon, &c. curious acc. of, 626.
Duelling, strictures on, 115.
Extraordinary effects of, 583.
Phenomena refulting, 584.
Elliot, Dr. his obferv. on the af-
finities of fubftances in fpirit of
Dr. John, his exper, on
light and colours, published
without his name, 524.
Enchanted fruit, an Indian tale,
Etymology, obferv. on, 598.
Euxine, commerce of, late changes
with respect to, 580.
Eye, difeafes of, confidered, 36.
Eyre, Baron, his opinion on the
legality of military power, 533.
Fathers, Chriftian, their opinions
concerning Chrift, 15.
Ferns, Brit. remarks rel. to, 130.
Figure, obferv. on making a figure,
Fire, philofophical difquifition
concerning, 318. Compound-
ed with light, ib. Phenomena
Fire-pump, electrical defcription
Fish, their structure and phyfiology
explained, 149. A new elec.
trical fish defcribed, 196.
Flagg, Mr. his account of the
Ford, Parfon, anecdote of, 275.
19 Captain, his tranflation of
Softly," an ode, from Hafiz,
France and America, advantages
accruing from a commercial
intercourfe between those two
Franklin, Dr. his propofal for a
new hygrometer, 389. Sundry
maritime obfervations by, 467.
Causes and cure of smoky chim-
nies, 469. Description of a
new stove for burning pit-coal,
and confuming its smoke, 470.
Dr. Rufton's letter to him on
fmoky chimnies, ib.
Freezing. See Congelation.
Frefbets, a word used in an Amer.
publication, explained, 272.
GAs, inflammable. See Monge.
Gentil, M. his memoir on the
obliquity of the ecliptic, 560.
Gilpin, Mr. his obferv. on the
annual paffage of herrings, 141.
Goodricke, Mr. his obferv. on a
ftar in the head of Cepheus, 30.
Gout, new theory of, and method
of prevention and cure, 220.
Grauchain, M. de, his obferv. on
a folar and a lunar eclipfe, 219.
Gratitude, encomium on, 409.
Gray, Mr. critical remarks on his
Greece, anc. Itate of the arts in,463.
HAbakkuk, animated paffage in,
critically illuftrated, 49.
Haggai, his prophecy relative to
the rebuilding of the temple,
critically investigated, 5.3. Con-
troverfy on that fubject, 410-
Hamilton, Sir W. his particulars
relative to the present state of
Harpfichord, improved method of
Harrogate, new fprings lately dif-
covered in that neighbourhood,
Haftings, Mr. his memoirs of In-
dia, 70. Recommends the
publication of the Bhagvat
Geeta, 200. His laudable en-
deavours to promote the study
of Indian literature, 301. Pro-
ceedings against him in Parlia-
ment, and publications pro and
con. 177. 254 344. 444. 523.
Heat, philof. investigated, 319.
See alfo Wedgwood and Thomson.
Herrings. See Gilpin.
Herfchel, Dr. his catalogue of
1000 new nebulæ, and clusters
of ftars, 119. His inveftiga-
tion of the caufe of that indif
tinetnefs of vifion, which has
been afcribed to the fmallnefs
of the optic pencil, 198.
Hickocke, Mr. his tranflation of
the travels of Cæfar Fredericke,
X x 2
Johnson, Dr. Samuel, his life,
with occafional remarks on his
biographer, by the Reviewer,
273. 369. His critical talents
Jones, Sir Wm. his excellent cha-
racter, and uncommon literary
endowments, 414. His compo-
fitions the brightest ornaments
of the Afiatic Mifcellany, ib.
His hymn to Nayarena, 417.
Hymn to Serefwaty, 481.
Jofephus. See Haggai. See Temple.
Ireland, caufes of the commotions
in that country affigned, 67.
Review of the most import, oc-
currences there, during the lat
3 years, 69. Union with Engl.
recommended, 247. Commer-
cial connection of the two king-
doms, ib. Diftreffed ftate of the
church in Irel. 341. Compared
with the happier ftate of the
church in England, 342. Irif
Prefbyterians vindicated, in an-
fwer to the Bp. of Cloyne, 442.
Papifts defended against charges
brought by the fame Prel. 541.
Isaiah, new tranfl. of a famous
difputed text in, 269.
KAnne, a Swedish measure criti-
cally adjusted, 367.
Kirwan's experiments on hepatic
Andaff, Bp. his obferv. on the
fulphur wells at Harrowgate,
187. His excellent preface to
his collect. of theological tracts,
475. See alfo Watfon.
Language, grammatical and criti-
cal obferv. on, 2-13.
Lapis calaminaris defined, 34.
Lavoifier, M. his reflections on the
augmentation of weight which
fulphur and phosphorus acquire
in combuftion, 554. On phlo-
gifton, 555. On the action of
fire (animated by dephlogifti-
cated air) on the most refractory
mineral fubftances, 557-
Law, Mr. his poetical reflections
on viewing the Mausoleum at
from the Yufef and Zelekha of
Leighton, Dr. his cruel treatment,
by the Star Chamber, 211.
Le Roy, M. his acc. of an electri-
cal fire-pump, 552.
Lettfom, Dr. his cafe of extraor-
dinary introfufception, 120.
Light, effect of, on certain plants,
552. And colours. See Dar-
win. See Elliot.
Lightfoot, Mr. his account of mi-
nute fhells, unnoticed by au-
Lightning, and thunder ftorms,
new theory of, 389.
Lip, difeafes of, confidered, 38.
Liver in fatufes, progref. growth
and changes of, from the 22d
day after conception, 572. Ex-
per. to illuftrate the circulation
through the liver, &c. &c. 573.
Difeafes of, 574.
Lobo's voyage to Abyffinia, tranfl.
by Dr. S. Johnson, 277.
Logic, in what refpects more hurt-
ful than beneficial to the un-
Lyon, Mr. his account of the fub-
fidence of the ground near
MAcnab, Mr. his curious ex-
per. on the congelation of
Maddison, Mr. his obf. on the
fweet springs in America, 143.
His meteorological obferva-
Magellan, Mr. his generous offer
of 200 guineas to the American
Philofophical Society, 137.
Magnetical exper. rel. to brafs and
Magnetifm. See Rittenhouse. See
Maitland, Sir Richard, his collec-
tion of antient Scottish poems,
121. The pieces enumerated,
Manufcripts ancient, rel. to the
hift. of Norway, and other
northern nations, account of,
Marratta State, fhort acc. of, 482.
Marriage of old men, 114.
Mafkelyne, Dr. his notice of the
expected return of the comet of
1532 and 1661, 118.
Mayer, Mr. his aftronomical ob
MESSIAH, his Characters, 229.
Melina, views of its ruins fince
the dreadful catastrophe of
1783; with defcriptions, 6oz.
Metals, obferv. on compounding
them, tinning, gilding, &c. 34.
Metaftafio, Abbé, particulars of
his life, 570. His death, 572.
Mexicans, a civilized and polifhed
people when the Spaniards in-
vaded them, 636. Dreadful
maffacre of them at the con-
quest of Mexico, 638.
Military powers, as vested in
commanders of armies and
fleets, ought not to be fubject-
ed to the civil courts of law,
Miller, Mr. his defcription of the
grotto at Swatara, 143.
Million Bill (annual) confidered,
Monge, M. his memoir concern-
ing the inflammation of de-
phlogisticated air and inflam-
mable gas in clofed veffels, 553.
For more, by M. Monge, fee
Montezuma, the fovereign of Mex-
ico, fplendour of his court, 635.
Montgolfier. See Rozier.
Moon, influence of, in fevers, 158.
Morgan, Dr. his account of the
filk worm, 139:
-, of a snake in a living
horfe's eye, 140.
his paper on the art of
making anatomical prepara-
tions by corrofion, 292. Of a
pyed negro girl and a mulatto
boy, ib. His hift. of the red
Morje, Mr. his hard cafe, 539.
Mouth, difeafes of, confidered, 38.