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ARKWRIGHT, Sir Richard, his extraction, 7_his discovery of spinning
by rollers, 8—reasons for ascribing the discovery to him in prefer
ence to Highs or Hayes, 9-11.
Asia, its natural divisions well described, 47—state of society in the
time of Baber, 48-sketches of character, 63-7.
Baber, character of this Emperor, 45-state of society in Asia during
his time, 48-extraets from his Memoirs, 50-75-romantic account
of his death, 75.
Banks, Sir Joseph, his character, 352-3.
Bolivar, his wonderful talents, 510.
Burke, his abilities as a writer, 273_his style, 274_ specimens of his
metaphor, 275—the extreme fertility of his genius tended to render
him tedious in debate, 277—in argument he seizes upon analogies
too remote, and draws distinctions too subtle, 279-inconsistency
of his opinions, 282-3—his views of the Constitution, 284_his false
conclusions regarding the French Revolution, 285-6—his prejudice
warp his judgment, 287-8-his enlightened opinions on subjects of
mercantile policy, 289-summary of his character and genius, 290
- various extracts from his correspondence with Dr Laurence, 291-
303-acuteness of his feelings on the fate of the Impeachment, 297
- opinions on the state of Ireland, 295-97—dislike of Mr Pitt, 29
-respect for Mr Fox, 299-animadversions on the endless duration
of law-suits, 300—his pecuniary embarrassment, 302.
Catholic Question, Dr Phillpott's absurd deference to the opinion of
Geo. III., 163-8—Letter from Geo. III. to Lord Kenyon, in refer-
ence to it, 170 and 173— Mr Pitt's answers, 170-3 and 175_Duke
of York's letter to His Majesty, 175--its prospects under the pre-
sent administration, 252- difficulties which impede emancipation
253_opinions of Mr Burke and Dr Laurence, 295-7-political
rights of the Catholics, 464-7.
Civilization, its progress in Europe contrasted with Asia and Africa,
41-44-a natural difference in the character of the European and
Asiatic races, 44.
Coalitions, defence of, 248 and 426—necessity of reciprocal conces-
Corn Laws, injurious effects of the present existing, 401-2-the selfish
policy of landlords must finally counteract itself, 403.
Coronation Oath, review of it, 168-9—Geo. III.'s opinion of its obli-
gation in reference to the Catholic question, 170 and 173.
Cotton Manufacture, its rise and progress in Great Britain, 1-39_im-
provements in carding, and invention of the spinning-jenny, 5-
spinning by rollers, 8—the mule-jenny, 15—discovery of the power-
loom, 16-effects of these improvements, 18-table of imports and
exports, 19-estimate of capital employed, profits and their distri-
bution, 21-22—number of persons employed, 22-extraordinary
increase of population in the principal manufacturing towns, 22-23
-increase of the manufacture in Ireland since the abolition of pro-
tecting duties, 23_statement of official and real values of cotton,
woollen, and silk manufactures, 24-raw cottons whence import-
ed, 25—probability of our preserving our ascendency in the manu-
J facture, 25-America not likely to rival us, 27-28-wages in France
and England contrasted, and their effects on the profits, 28-31–
taxes on, 32_its influence on the health, morals, and intelligence of
the people, 33-39.
Criticism, has assumed a new form in Germany, 323_in what it
ought to consist, 324-two species of, 325-6—specimen of, by
Davy's, Sir Humphry, discourses delivered before the Royal Society,
Doering, his character as a biographer, 177.
Education, parochial schools in Scotland, 108-129_Society for the
Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, 225-National Library an abortion,
230-on teaching the populacė Politics, 234-Library of the Peo-
ple, 235-meeting in Van Diemen's Land for the advancement of
England, present state of, bears a close resemblance to France pre-
vious to the Revolution, 264-review of its government in late
English History, letter to Elizabeth, suggesting the murder of Mary,
197—annunciation of the birth of Charles II., 198—perfidy of
Charles I., 200-letters to Cromwell from Harrison and Bradshawe,
203-5-defence of these letters, 205-6-letters of Cromwell, 207–
the plague, 209_letter of King William, threatening abdication,
211-minute on the subject of a Northern confederacy to resist the
power of France in 1766, 215_scruples of Frederic to enter into
this confederacy, 216—the Revolution the fruit of a coalition be-
tween parties, 249.
English Law, Blackstone deservedly popular, 133—tedious itinerary
of a law-suit, 133—what number of Judges most expedient, 134
technicalities, 135—remarks on the pleadings and evidence, 138—
the propriety of classifications of actions considered, 138—a com-
pound cause calculated to confuse the minds of the Jury, 139–
whether judgment should be arrested by demurring, 140_reasons
for preferring a single Judge in equity to several, 141-2—the sit-
tings of the Master of the Rolls at a most inconvenient time, 142-3.
-proposals for amending our present judicial system, 145-8-writs
of error, 149—whether the law ought to enforce a voluntary agree-
ment, though not proved by an instrument executed in legal form,
150-1-interference of courts of equity with acts of the legislature,
152-proposed amendment, 153_copyholds, 154-intricacy of our
modern system of real property, 155-evasion of conveyances re-
cognised by the Legislature, 156—this should be obviated by a re-
peal of the law, 156-7--ambulatory tribunals compared with perma-
nent courts, 158— inconvenience attending the circuits, 159-60-
how to be remedied, 160-1-how the improvement of the system
can best be effected, and in whom it must originate, 161-3_Mr
Burke's complaint of the endless duration of law-suits, 300.
Europe, its progress in civilization contrasted with Asia and Africa,
41-cause of its superiority, 44.
Franz Horn, his merits as a literary historian, 304—his style af-
French Revolution, picture of its progress, 264-5—and termination,
266—Mr Burke's prejudices and false conclusions regarding it,
George III., his opinion of the Catholic Question no authority, 164-
his character and mental qualifications, 165-letters regarding the
Catholic Question, 170 and 173.
German Literature, narrow prejudices of the French against it, 306-7.
the tardiness of its importation to this country proceeds more from
incuriosity than from any unfair bias, 307-8-popular objections
combated, 312-patronage of genius by the nobility in Germany
will bear comparison with the liberality of the great in this coun-
try, 318-19-abilities of Wieland, Klopstock, and Lessing, 320-1-
the Jacobis, Mendelsohn, 322—criticism in Germany has assumed a
a new form, 323-4-extract from Schiller, 328_Fichte's notions of
a literary man, 330-specimen of pictorial criticism by Goethe,
332-3-poetry, 334-6-and the changes it has experienced, 337-
mysticism, 338-341-Kant's philosophy, 342—German contrasted
with other systems of philosophy, 345–concluding remarks, 350-1,
Goethe, extract from his criticism of an imaginary landscape painter,
332-3—his poetry, 335-6.
Gustavus Adolphus, particulars concerning his death. 199.
Hargraves, his improvements in carding of cotton, and invention of
the spinning-jenny, 5.
Hindustan, remarks on the country and inhabitants, 61-2.
History, in what respect our received histories are defective, 225.
Holy Alliance, review of this detestable combination, 416.
Humour, Richter's, of a high order, 187—Swift, Ben Jonson, Cer-
vantes, Montaigne, Lessing, Goethe, &c. their talents as humour-
Ireland, dislike of the people to our Government, and consequences
of a civil war in that country, 263—a good history of this country
a desideratum in our literature, 433—England has ever been its
oppressor, 433-4—an evil inseparable from provincial government,
435—parallel case of Scotland, 436-danger of the discontents in
Ireland, 438-9—and consequences of a war, 440—could not exist
as a separate and independent country, 441—its government under
Elizabeth, 450-1-Sir John Perrot's administration, 452—reigns of
James and Charles, 454-Strafford's administration, 454-rebellion,
455—state of parties, 456-Cromwell, 457—the tyranny of his
party, 458—aspect of affairs on the death of Charles II. 460-2-
survey of the political rights of Catholics, 464-7-concluding re-
marks on the benefit of the Union, 469.
Kant, his philosophy vindicated from the charge of mysticism, 342—
survey of his system, 345—other systems contrasted with it, 346.
Knowledge, its acquisition agreeable, independent of the consideration
of its utility, 240.
Lawrence, Dr, his literary character, 270-extracts from his corre-
spondence with Mr Burke, 270-303.
Lessing, felicity of his style, 320.
Literary man, condemnation of mercenary genius by Schiller, 328—
how he must protect himself from the corruptions of his age, 329–
Fichte's notion of the, 330-1.
Mendelsohn, his singular history and abilities, 322.
Mining Associations, 497—misconceptions of the shareholders, 500.
Mines of Potosi, 509—Coquimbo, 514.
Vol. XLVI. NO. 92.
Ministry, the government of this country never intrusted to men more
disposed to promote its interests than the present, 247—the Oppo-
sition, 247 and 257-defence of the coalition of the Ministry, 248
and 426—the widest diversity of opinion exists among those who
at present compose the Opposition, 257—and what would be the
consequence of their return to power, 259-63—review of the Mi-
nistry of late years, 416-421-Mr Canning, 422—retirement of his
opponents, 423-4-objections to the coalition refuted, 428- Cabinet
of 1806, 429—the affairs of the Peninsula will most likely produce
a conflict between the Ministers and the Opposition, 432.
National Library, the projected periodical of this name an abortion,
Natural Theology, Mr Paxton's illustrations of Paley, 515—omis-
sions of Mr Paxton, 517-18_merits of the Treatise on Animal Me-
chanics, published by the Society of Useful Knowledge, 519—and
extracts from it, 521-3.
New Antijacobin Review, a miserable production, 245.
Niebuhr's Roman History, notice of, 268.
O‘Driscol's History of Ireland, a meritorious performance, 443—the
author sometimes misled by a spirit of nationality, 444-5—and
omits to quote authorities, 446.
Panegyrical Discourses, remarks on, 354—their application to the
living still more objectionable than to the dead, 353.
Parochial Schools, three modes of providing for popular instruction,
108—salary of the teachers too small, 110—and number of schools
too limited, 111-12-arguments in favour of a local teacher, 113–
successful mode of investigating the state of the various parishes,
114—and its result, 115—method to be adopted in reforming the
system, 116-17—and 130-31—salaries of the teachers, 119-24
their poverty renders it impossible for them to maintain their
rank in society, 125-statement of their grievances and their de-
Pitt, his letters to George III. on the Catholic Question, 170-3—and
175—his admiration for Frederic II., 212–mistaken opinion of
Pitt's sentiments, 249.
Poetry, true character of poetic beauty, 327—and this difficult to
apprehend, 327-character of German poetry, 334-Goethe's, 335.
Private Theatricals, a history of, affords an ample field for authors,
368_actors in high estimation in Greece, and pronounced infamous
in Rome, 369-revival of the drama among the Italians, 370-54
and its origin in France, 376-82-rise and progress in England,
383-6—in Ireland, 386-390-epilogue by Mr Grattan, 388.
Profit, the prosperity of a country to be measured by the rate of pro-