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vious labouts, ib.-examination of his country, 324—humane treatment of ne-
position, that the present disordered state groes in the valley of the Tuy, 323–
of the earth originates in some moral longevity of some, 326, 327-notice of
cause, 42-47--remarks thereon, 47- its supposed gold mine, 326—and of the
55—and on his attempt to prove, from village of Vittoria, 327—anecdote of a
plıysical phenomena, the fall of man, 55 Mestizo, 328—and of Lopez de Aguirre,
-60—and on his unfair view of the 329—description of the cow-tree, ib. 330
operation of present happiness, 60% -negro insurrection, 330, 331—descrip-
strictures on his observations on war, 61 tion of the basin of the llanos, 331, 332,
-and on death,63—concluding remarks, 333-geographical outline of South
America, 333, 334/immense number of
God, just sentiments on the love of, 120. wild cattle found there, 335~description
Government of America, remarks on the of the sago-tree, ib.—and of experiments
pretended cheapuess of, 163—165. with the Gymnotus Electicus, or Electri-
Gratitude, noble instances of, in certain cal Eel, 337, 338-notices of the croco-
Chinese, 77, 78.
diles and their ravages, 339, 340. 342-
Greece, remarks on the progress of Arts and account of a tiger hunter, 343—devasta-
Sciences in, 25, 26.
tions of the caribe, a species of fish, ib.-
Gunpowder, the use of, when first known, perilous situation of M. Humboldt, 344
-description of the junction of the rivers
Gymnotus Electricus, experiments with, Apure and Oroonoko, 314, 345_descrip-
tion of the Caribbees of Parapana, 345,
character of, 75-translation of his letter
mariners in the thirteenth century, 192,
to the Prince Regent, 84–86.
Knowles (Herbert), notice of, 396-beau-Manilla, manufacture of cigars in the is-
tiful lines written by bim in the church- land of, described, 88_description of a
yard of Richmond, Yorkshire, 397, 398. visit to a convent in, 89.
Manners, state of, at New York, 127, 128
-at Boston, 141-at Philadelphia, 146,
Lancaster Sound, examination of Capt. 147-in Kentucky, 154—156~and at
Ross's inconsistent account of, 237–244
-extract and sketch of it, from Lieut. Mansfield, (Lord) opinion of, on the Copy-
Parry's private Journal, 244, 245, notes. right law, 211, note.
— notice of the country, at its westerly Mariner's Compass, by whom invented,
Language, inaccurate, of Acts of Parlia- Marsden, (William, Esq.) Travels of Marco
ment, remarks on, 417-419.
Polo, 177–plan of bis work, 178, 1794
Law-Reports, importance of, 401, 402–
character of its execution, 179, 180.
remarks on the increase of, 402, 403, 404
—and on the consequences of that in- Mausoleums, (Turkishi) notice of, 377.
crease, 404, 405.
Members of Parliament, inattention of, to
Laws, originally simple, 398-
certain legislative measures,
their subsequent complexity, 399—re- Memnon's Statue, probable cause of the
view of the causes of the increase and
musical sounds said to have been emitted
imperfection of the English statute laws,
Military Force of Hayti, state of, 454, 455.
Le Clerc, (General) expedition of, to St. Montagu, (Basil) inquiries concerning the
Domingo, 444, 445—concludes a treaty Copyright Acts, 196—strictures on his
of peace with Toussaint L'Ouverture, conduct, in attempting to enforce the
446-causes him to be treacherously
claims of the University of Cambridge,
seized, and carried to France, 447-his
Morality, (American) specimen of, 156
Legal Profession, but little cherished in and of the political morality of the Ame-
rican Government, 20.
Legislation, excessive love of, a cause of the Murray, (Mr.) harsh treatment of, by the
enormous increase of our Statute Laws, officers of a public library, under the
419-considerations on this evil, 419– existing Copyright Act, 209.
Mythology of the middle ages, 512.
Legislature of the United States of Ame-
rica, form of, 2.
Libraries, (Public) the impolicy and injus- Narrative Poems of the Italians, classifica-
degrading treatment there, of persons of|Particular Acts of Parliament, alarming in-
crease of, considered, 413—415.
Nobility of Hayti, account of, 454. Parties in America, political views of, 23.
Nursery Literature, antiquities of, 91- Peasantry, (Chinese) character of, 75.
changes in, ib. 92—remarks on the popu- Petion, president of the republic of Hayti,
lar fictions of the Teutons, 93—and of
character of, 451, 452.
the Welsh, 94—and Celts, ib.-of the Philosophers, (Grecian) exposition of the
Italians, ib.-of Spain, 95-important principles and practices of, 289—294–
additions made to Nursery Literature by ridiculed by Aristophanes, under the
MM. Grimm, 95, 96—the popular fic- character of Socrates, 311-316.
tions of the English and lowland Scotch, Pittsburgh, state of, 151.
of Teutonic origin, 97—the tale of the Plato, observations on, 318, 319.
Frog-Lover, probably of Tartar origin, Poetry, narrative, of the Italians, classifica-
99-account of the popular tradition re- tion of, 487-critical analysis of the
specting Tom Thumb, 101-and Mr. principal narrative poems, 487—498–
Thomas Hickathrift, 102–present state
503–509-account of the material of
of his supposed sepulchre, 103, note the Romantic poetry of the Italians, 510
origin of the story of Jack the Giant -516-its peculiar form, 517—critical
Killer, 103—parallels between it and an analysis of the principal Romantic poems,
Icelandic fiction, 104-107-the His- 518-556.
tory of Friar Rush' of Danish origin, 107 Political morality of the Americans, 20.
-notice of Howleglass' and · Simple Polo, (Marco) qualifications of, as a travel.
Simon,' 108—and of the Academy of ler, 178—notices of works respecting
Compliments,' 109-observations on cri- lim, 177-180-account of the commer-
tics and criticism, 110–112.
cial visits of the father and uncles of
Marco, into Tartary, 181–their return
to Europe, 182-revisit Asia, 183—their
Odour of sanctity, probable origin of, 577. contrivance to obtain leave to return to
Ogé, (Vincent) unsuccessful attempt of, in Europe, 184—talents and skill of Marco
behalf of his oppressed countrymen, in
Polo in China, 183, 184their arrival at
St. Domingo, 445.
Venice, 185--and reception there, 186,
Ohio (State), slavery perpetuated in, in de- 198—Marco, appointed to the command
fiance of law, 153.
of a gally, is taken prisoner by the Ge-
Orlando Furioso of Ariosto, critical analysis noese,
188-vindication of him from the
of, 529–541-specimen of Sir John charges of ignorance, 190—195.
Harrington's translation of it, 490. Poor-Laws, English system of, adopted in
Orlando Innamorato of Berni, analysis of, America, 9.
Population of Hayti, 456.
President of the United States, how elected,
Pagoda (Porcelain) at Non-king, described,
Promenade aux Cimetières de Paris, 359.
Paris, churchyard of the Innocents at, de- See Cemeteries.
scribed, 381, 382—account of its exhu- Publications, (New) lists of, 263, 557.
mation, 384—and of the removal of the Pulci's Morgante, analysis of, with remarks,
remains of the deceased, to the quarries, 518–525.
385— history and present state of the ca-
tacombs of Paris, 386–390-present Red Snow. See Snow.
state of the new cemeteries there, 391- Religion, baneful effects of the non-esta-
observations on the taste displayed in blishment, in America, 7-state at New
them, 393, 394.
York, 132—at Philadelphia, 146, 147–
Parnell (William), Maurice and Berghetta, specimen of fanaticism there, 144, 145.
a Tale, 471–plan of with extracts, Reports of adjudged cases in law and
472–478-strictures on the fulsomeness equity, importance of, 401, 402—remarks
of his dedication to the Irish Catholic on their enormous increase, 402-404-
Clergy, 478—and on his representations and on its consequences, 404, 405.
and suggestions relative to the Irish cha- Revenue-Laws, the number and intricacy
of, considered, 406410.
Parry, (Lieut.) extract, with plan, from his Richmond, beautiful lines written in the
Journal, relative to Lancaster Sound, churchyard of, 397, 398.
244, 245, notes.
Romantic Poems of the Italians, remarks
on the material of, 510—historical tradi- nient of the advantages resulting from the
tions, ib.--the mythology of the middle voyage, 256–262.
ages, 511—fragments and reminiscences
of classical literature, 512-514 fictions
derived from the Saracens and Normans, Saccheous (Jobu), an intelligent Eskimaux,
and arising from the feudal ages, 514– biographical notice of, 217-219.
fictions gradually added by the story-tel- Sago-tree, described, 335.
lers, 515-remarks on the peculiar form Saving Banks' Act, remarks on the impo-
of the Italian Romantic poetry, 517 licy of, 422.
examination of the Morgante of Pulci, Schlegel (Frederick), Lectures on the His-
3184525—and of the Morgante Mag- tery of Literature, 271—his character of
giore of Bojardo, 526-comparison be- Aristophanes, 271–273~-probable rea-
tween him and Ariosto, 527-528—ana- son why he selected Socrates as the ob-
lysis of the Orlando Furioso of Ariosto, ject of ridicule in his Clouds, 273.
with remarks on his genius, 529_541- Scottish Lowlands, popular fictions of, of
analysis of, and remarks on the Orlando Teutonic origin, 97, 98.
Innamorato of Berni, 541—544-cha. Shelley, (P. B.) Laon and Cythua, cha-
racteristics of the heroic and romantic racter of, 461-remarks on the tendency
poetry of the Italians, 544548—the of the poetical school to which he be-
Gerusalemme of Tasso,550—his Aminta, longs, 460~character of his Revolt of
554_observations on the genius and Islanı, 461-beautiful stanzas from that
misfortunes of Tasso, 555, 556.
poem, 462—reasons why it never can
Rose, (Wm. Stewart) the Court of Beasts, become popular, ib.-specimen of Mr.
a poen, 486—design of the poem, 491 Shelley's philosophical creed, 463——and
-493—specimens of it, 493—497-re- of his aversion to Christianity, 464-re-
marks on its execution, 497, 498. marks on bis political system aud designs,
Ross (Captain), Voyage of Discovery, 213 as displayed in his poem, 465–471.
-observations on his failure and on his Slave-holding system, in Anerica, evils of,
qualifications, 214-progress of the ships 10. 132. 146, 147
Isabella and Alexander, ib.remarks on Slavery, perpetuated in Kentucky, in defi-
the author's descriptiou of an iceberg, ance of law, 153-barbarous treatment
215—inaccuracy of his engravings, 216 of a negro slave there, 154-curious ad-
-important observation made at Wygat vertisements for slaves, 130, 131. 154,
island, 217—biographical notice of John 155.
Saccheous, an Eskimaux interpreter, who Snow (Red), found by Captain Ross, ac-
accompanied Captain Ross, 217—219– count of, 229mits colouring matter
progress of the voyage, 220-perilous proved to be a vegetable product, 230—
situation of the ships, ib.-account of in- and a species of moss, 231-notices of
terviews with Eskimaux, 221 - 224 red snow, seen in various countries, 232.
proof that they obtained their iron from Society, state of, at New York, 127-130
aërolites, 224, 225—description of their at Boston, 141—at Philadelphia, 146,
manuers, pursuits, and mode of living, 147—in Kentucky, 154-156-and at
227, 228-account of the red snow, New Orleans, 157-159.
found by Captain Ross, 229-the co- Socrates, character of, by M. Schlegel, 271
louring matter proved to be a vegetable-273— portrait of the philosopher as re-
product, 230-and a species of moss, 231 presented by Aristophanes in the Clouds,
-notices of red snow seen in various 295—300-proofs that he did uot write
countries, 232 — remarks on Captain to ridicule Socrates, but the sophists of
Ross's accounts of Wolstenholme Sound, that time, 311-316-remarks on the
Whale Sound, and Sir Thomas Smith's character of Socrates, 319, 320.
Sound of Baffiu, 233—236—examination Sophists (Greek), principles and practices
of Captain Ross's inconsistencies in his of, exposed, 289—291_were ridiculed
account of Lancaster Sound in Baffin's by Aristophanes, 311—316.
Bay, 237–244-extract and sketch of Spain, remarks on the popular fictions of,
it, from Lieut. Parry's private journal, 95.
244, 245, notes--Captain Ross's justifica Statutes of the United Kingdom, 398—lawr
tion of his conduct, 246, 247-examina- originally simple, ib.--causes of theis.
tion of it, 247—253—description of the subsequent complexity, 399-increasing
country, on the westerly point of Lan- bulk of the English statute law, 405, 406
caster Sound, 253_remarks on the con- -remarks on its causes, the nuinber of
duct of Captain Ross, 254–256-state- revenue laws, 406-409-of laws grant-
ing bounties on exportation and importa- treacherously seized by order of Buona-
tion, and prohibiting exportation and im- parte, carried to France, and put to
portation for a linsited or unlimited time, death, 447.
410-412--the number of local acts of Tradition (unauthoritative), importance of,
parliament, 413—of particular acts, 414 illustrated, 353-357.
and of temporary acts, 415, 416– Turtle-fishery of South America, described,
these enactments not sufficiently watched 347–349.
by members of parliament, 416-obser-
vations on the careless and inaccurate Universities, claims of, to eleven copies of
language in which the statutes are usually every work, considered, 202—proofs of
drawn up, 417–419_excessive love of the oppressive results to literature, 202–
legislation, the most powerful cause of the 204-strictures on the specious argu-
increase and imperfection of our statute nients urged in behalf of the claims of
the university of Cambridge, 200, 2014
Swiss, capricious taste of, in their church- the rapacious claims of certain universi-
ties exposed, 206, 207.
Tasso's Gerusalemme, analysis of, 550—
553—character of his Aminta, 554-ob- Vampire-bat, described, 70.
servations on his genius and misfortunes, Vanity (Anierican), specimen of, 25.
Variation of the magnetic needle, experi-
Tassoni's Secchia Rapita, design and cha- ments on, 257, 258.
racter of, 506-508.
Vitruvius, plan of the work of, on architec-
Taxes, a few heavy ones, preferable to ture, 28--character of him, 29, 30-in-
many and vexatious small ones, 409. correct state of the MSS. of bis work, 31
Tea, how dried, in China, 87—reasons why -analysis of Mr. Wilkins's translation of
the tea-plant cannot be cultivated else- it, with remarks, 32–40.
Temperature of the Arctic regions, observa-
tions and experiinents on, 259, 260. Welsh, remarks on the popular fictions of,
Te:nporary acts of parliament, evils of the 94.
increased number of, considered, 413— Whistlecraft (Messrs.) Prospectus of a Na-
tional Poem, 486— specimens of it with
Teutons, remarks on the popular fictions of, remarks, 498-503-advice to the au.
93—the popular tales of England and of thor, 508.
the Scottish Lowlands, probably of Teu- Wilkins (William), the civil architecture
tonic origin, 97.
of Vitruvius, translated, 25-notice of
Thury (L. H.) Description des Catacombes his introduction, 31-35analysis of his
de Paris, 359. See Catacombs, Ceme- translation, with remarks, 36-40.
Tom Thumb, notice of the popular tradition
Xenophon, character of, 316-318.
Toussaint L'Ouverture, character of, 440—
his rise to power, 441-anecdote of his
integrity, 442, 443—bis excellent disci. Youth, total insubordination of, in Ame-
pline, 443—prosperity of St. Domingo, rica, 8, 9.
ib. 444--accouni of the expedition sent
against him under General Le Clerc, 444, Zurla (Abate), Dissertazioni di Marco Polo,
445% pacification concluded between the &c. 177-defective plan of his work,
blacks and the French, 446--Toussaint 179.