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tages of Gibbon over Hume and Ro.
bertson, 8; his ardour and perseve-
rance, ib.; extract, ib.; difficulty of
the historian to arrive at truth, 10;
two leading features of his history
stated, 12; inferior to Hume and
Robertson in historical painting,
ib.; its causes endeavoured to be
accounted for, 13; some remarks
on Gibbon's manner in regard to
notes, ib.; notes unkyown to the an-
cients, ib.; sanctioned by our three
great historians, 14; character of
Mr. G.'s notes, ib.; objections to them,
ib; Mr. G.'s style considered, ib.;
character of Hume's style, 15; Ro-
bertson's, ib.; art a prevalent feature
in Gibbon's style, ib.; deficient in con-
cealing it, ib.; followed Tacitus as bis
model, ib.; his style to be justly ap.
preciated must be studied, ib.; many
objectionable peculiarities of his style
adduced, 16; ertract, illustralice, ib.;
peculiar construction of Gibbon's pe-
riods, 17; instances, ib.; his gallicisms
comparatively few, 18; two particu-
lars in which these three historians
remarkably agree, ib. et seq.; their
excellence as historians dependent
probably upou an admixture of the
French and English character, 19;
neither historian ever wrote poetry,
ib.; poetry incompatible with the
eloquence essential to historical com-
position, ib.; Gibbon's style approxi-
mates too closely to poetry, and that
of the worst kind, 20; two exception.
able features of Gibbon's history,
180; reviewer's confession of his former
infidelity, ib.; Gibbon's scepticism
pervades his work on the Decline and
Fall, 181 ; 'instances from the present
work, ib.; inquiry into the nature of
religious doubtiny, 182 ; inan, praise
or blame-worthy in proportion as hfs
conduct proceeds from the heart, ib.;
fact always the objects of faith,

man required to believe not
to comprehend, for his salvation,
ib.; inquiry how this faith becomes
praiseworthy, and the contrary, ib.;
nature of faith, ib.; on the unbelief
of the disciples in regard to the resur.
rection of Jesus Christ, ib.; evidence
considered as being either defective,
sufficient, or compelling, ib. ; in-
quiry into what constitutes sufficient
evidence, 186; self-love the great oh-
stacle to the reception of just evi-
dence, ib.; absolute indifference not

proper state for the accurate dis-
criinination of truth, ib.; hardness of

heart the true source of the unbelief
of the disciples, 187; import of the
term, hardness of heart, ib.; its scrip-
tural import different from the gene-
rally received meaning, 188; the
scepticism of Home and Gibbon, ori-
ginated in hardness of heart, in the
scriptural sense, ib.; Hume and Gib.
bon passed through life comparatively
free from trouble, 190; the stimulus of
hope necessary to excite map to con-
stant exertion, ib.; men in elevated
life, not feeling the want of religion,
inquire not into its evidences, 191;
inquiry into the origin and into the
nature of the faith of the general body
of the clergy, 192, et seq.; inefficacy
of mere clerical faith, 193; unbelief
the prevailing disease of human na
ture, 194 ; investigation into the
causes of the exemplary lives of our
most noted infidels, and of Gibbou,
195 ; some other circumstances tend
ing to strengthen unbelief, &c. 196;
causes of the luminous views of reli.
gious truth, as exhibited in the write
ings of bishop Horsley, and other
such writings, 197; Dr. Robertson
possessed at least clerical faith, ib.;
Mr. Gibbon's propensity to indelicacy
in his quotations, its causes investi-
gated, 197, et seg.; Gibbon more inge.
nuous than Hume who was less inde-
licate, 198; his character artless, ib.;
scorned to conceal the real propen-
sities of his heart, ib.; Dr. Robertson's
writings perfectly free from indelicate
allusions, 199; some objections
against destroying any of the writings
of Mr. Gibbon, 199, et seq.; advan.
tages that may be expected from
studying the springs and motives of
so extraordinary a mind as Mr. Gib-

bon's, 200
Gisborne's letters to the bishop of Glou-

cester, on the subject of the British
and Foreign Bible Society, 53, et seq.;

see Bible Society.
Glover's thoughts on the character and

tendency of the property tax, &c.

417, et seq.
Good's translation of the book of Job,

132, et seq.; Mr. G.'s eulogy on the
book, 133; states it to be a regular
epic poem, 134 ; its supposed scene,
ib.; its divisions, ib.; the subject, ib.;
according to Mr. G. ib.; and Mr.
Scott, ib.; on the author and era of the
poem, ib. et seq.; objections, ib. et
seq.; doctrines of the book of Job,
136, et seq.; remarks on the doctrine
of angels, 137 ; on the resurrection,

ib. ;


138; commencement of the poem,
139; extracts from Mr. G.'s translation
and critical remarks on them, 139, et seq.;
extracts from the notes, 148, et seq.;
errors of the press, &c, noticed, 150;

see correspondence.
Government, true nature and extent of

its interference in 'regard to religion,
&c. 218; remarks on its late enor-

mous expenditure, 427, et seq.
Greeks, tradition of a country inbabited

by the descendants of those settled in
the east, in the time of Alexander,

Greenlanders, account of the first fruils of

the Moravian missions among them,
224, 5; the Christian Greenlanders in

1750, 232
Griffin's memoirs of Captain James

Wilson, 275, et seq.; chief subjects of
the narrative, 276, et seq.; account of

his conversion, ib, el seq.,
Gunpowder, a solitary discovery, its

cause according to lord Bacon, 256
Gurney's serious address to the clergy,

84, et seg.; reflections on the taking of
the priestly office, 85; striking instance
of ignorance in a Christian reviewer,

Hall, Robert, bis expression of his great

veneration, for the late Rev, Andrew

Fuller, 489
Hamilton, Lady, memoirs of, 284;
,ber personal qualities, 285; her infe-
rior origin, 286; her residence with
Mr. Greville, 287; marries Sir
William Hamilton, ib.; her influence
over lord Nelson, ib.; becomes a vo-
luntary spectator of the execution of
the unhappy Carraccioli, 288; her anx-
iely on account of her daughter, 288,9;
lady H. not concerned in the publica-

tion of lord Nelson's letters, ib.
Hardness of heart, inquiry into its scrip-

tural meaning, 187, et seq.; Dr. Ro-
bertson's misapplication of the term,

Hargill, Mr. and his son murdered by

lord Slourlon and his four sons, 457
Headlong Hall, 372, et seq.; a humour-

ous piece, ib.; description of the cha-
racters, ib. et seq.; extracts, conversa-
ition on modern picturesque gardening,

374 ; between e deteriorationist and a
perfectibilian, 375; on the nature of
disinterestedness, 376,t seq.; Cranium's
lecture on skulls, 378; his practical in-

ferences, 379; love and opporlunity, a
Heathen, propagation of Christianity

among them since the Reformation,

223 ; sec Brown.
Hebrew scriptures, difficulty in regard

to interpreting them, 22; new me.
thod of interpretation, ib.; third me-
thod followed and perfected by Schul-

tens, ib.
Hessian Fly, alarm occasioned by the

fear of its being brought into the king,

dom, 573, (note)
Hewling, B. and W. grandsons of Mr,

Kiffin, their execution, 407
Hill's, the Rev. Rowland, religious free

dom in danger, 493, et seq.; era of
the enactment of the poors' rates, ib.;
evils that may be expected from tax-
ing places of worship, 494; importe
ance of the question, 495 ; Mr. Van-
sittart's bill of last sessions misunder-
stood, ib.; distressing case of 'a con-
gregation at Worcester, 496; libera.
lity of the congregation at Surrey
chapel, ib.; attempt to tax Surrey
chapel adverse to the great majority
of the inhabitants, and to the parish

officers, 496, ( note.)
Highlands, letters from, 236, et seq.; in-

terest excited by the Highland cha-
racter, 237 ; military reverses of the
Highlanders during the early part of
the last century attended with the
decay of their peculiar customs, &c.
ib.; testimony of Dr. Johnson, 238 ;
remote date of their letters, ib.; their
information unsatisfactory, 239; the
author's qualifications examined, ib.;
style of the work objectionable,
description of the Highlanders, 241,
et seq.; intellectual superiority of
the Highland mountaineers over the
English peasants, 245; Scotch cookery,
246; the author's offensive description
of Highland scenery, 248; similarities
and variations in Alpine scenery,
ib.; Ben Nevis, the highest point
of the Highlands, ib.; character of
the Alpine scenery of Scotland, 250;
effects of grand scenery on the hu-
man mind and feelings, ib. et seq. ;
on the Highlander in particular, 251,
et seq.; the author impeaches the hos-
pitality of the Highlanders, 252, 3;
change in the Highland character of

a bigbly beneficial tendency, 254
Hindoo Coosh, highest elevation of this

range of mountains, 557
History, importance and advantages of stue

dying it, 595
Home on the influence of the nerves

upon the action of the arteries, 515
Home's account of the fossil remains of

song, 380



an animal more nearly allied to Ashes Indelicacy, Mr. Gibbon's propensity for.
than any otber classes of animals, it in his quotations and allusions con-

sidered, 197; Home less indelicate
Home's observations on the functions of than Gibbon, 198; Dr. Robertson's.
the brain, 506

writings perfectly free from this
Hooker on the nature of sacraments, charge, 199

439, et seq.; on the necessity of bap- Independents, first church of, in Eag.
tism, 442

land, 402
Hooper's advantages of early piety, Infallibility, Romish, considered, calie
590, 1

lective infallibility, 323

Horsley's, bishop, book of psalms, 20, Infuence of vast and antecedently un

et seq.; bis diversified qualifications, explored regions on a philosophic and

ib.; considered as a theologian 21; imaginative spirit, 107
announcement of his posthumous Inquiry into the causes of the exem-
papers, ib.; difficulties in regard to plary lives of some of our most noted
interpreting the Hebrew scriptures, infidels, 195, et seq.
22; new method of interpretation, Insanity, remarkable instance of its alter.
ib.; a third method adopted by Schul. naling with bodily disease, 296; its fre-

the psalms are applied chief- quent cessation previous to the ap
ly to the Messiah by bishop II. 23; proach of death, 296
principle of his application stated, ib. Insects, transformations of, 577; their
et seq.; his arguments, 25; general re- surprising fecundity, ib.; destructive
marks on the subjects of the psalms, 26; nature of some species, 578, 9; fight of
objections to the bishop's hypothesis, locusls, ib., benefits, derived from io
ib. et seq.; bases which may justify sects, 580; extract, 581, 2 ; considered
the application of certain passages of as articles of food, 581, et seq.
the old testament to the Messialı, 27;
versions of certain psalms by Dr. Jacob, Joseph, shurt sketch of his life,
Horsley and by the Reviewer, 28, el 586; strict laws adopted in his church,

586,7; extracts from two remarkable
Horsley's, bishop, nine sermons, 151, et sermons of his, 587, el seg.

seq.; prophecies among the heathens Jacobins, their stale under Bonaparte, 69
concerning the Messiah, their origin James I. begs the loan of a pair of silf
according to bishop Horsley, 152, 3; stockings, 583
objections, ib.; means by which those Jefferson, Madison, Gallatiu . rivers,
prophecies were preserved among what and where, 128
them, 154; the evidence of the fact of Jewel, bishop, his character, 455
our Lord's resurrection, 155 ; applica- Jews, after the captivity, supposed to
tion of the expression some doubted, ib. have settled in Afghaanistan, 560, et
el seq.; extract in answer to unbelievers seq.
in the resurreclion of Christ, 157, 8; Jews, miserable state and cruel usage of
Cbrist had no residence on the earth at Morocco, 527
after the resurrection, ib. ; his subse- Job, J. M. Good's translation of the
quent appearance said to have been book of, 132, et seq.; see Good.
miraculous, ib.; on the sufficiency of Joboson, Dr. bis remarks on alpine sce-
scriplure, 158

nery, 248, 9
Hume, bis irreligion far exceeded Gib- Jonah, poem, by J. W. Bellamy, 289,
bon's, 4; bis history indebted for its

et seq.; extract, 290
chief interest to its being national, 5;

by E. Smedley, 291, c.
Gibbon and Hume not endowed with

seq.; extract, ib.
the talent of rapid elocution, 6; cba- Journal of Llewellyn Penrose, a seaman,
racter of Hume's style, 15, 17; never
indulged in any poetical attempt, 19;
Jess indelicate in his writings than Kaaba (El), or the Honse of God, at
Gibbon, 198

Mecca, descripiion of, 535; the black or
Hùnt's story of Rimini, a poem, 380; henvenly stone, ib; ceremony of wash-

et seq.; character of the poem, narra- ing its foor, 536
tive, ib.; tale objectionable, 381; Kaid, bis powers and mode of adminis:
a spring morning, ib.; various extracts, tering justice at Fez, 525
ib. el seg,

Kidd's observations respecting the natus



395, el seg.

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ral production of salt petre on the
walls of subterraneous and other
buildings, 511
Kidd's Sermons for the use of villages

and families, 369, et seq.; author's
style considered, 370; reflections on
the piety of Abajak, ib.; on the prayer of

Jesus on the Cross, ib.
Kiffin, Mr. W. biographical sketch of

his life, 403, el seq.; see Wilson's his-

tory of dissenting churches.
Ktrby's entomology, see Entomology.
Klaproth's travels in the Caucasus, and

Georgia, 328, et seq.; formidable ex.
tent and power of the Russian em.
pire, ib.; origin of the expedition,
329; nature of the author's arduous
duties, 330; general character and
estimate of the work, ib. et seq.; reli
gion, &c. of the Calinucks, &c. 332 ;
descriplion of the Kii-or praying mill,
ib. et seq.; other superstitious ceremo-
nies, 334 ; Grandshuhr or master-book
of the whole world, ib.; great preva-
Jence of priestcraft among then, ib.;
doubtful nature of the author's reli-
gious principles, 335; his statement of
their morality, ib, el seg.; their mode of
ordination for priests' orders, 336; ab-
surd nature of their petitions, 337 ;
superstitious observances among the Mon.
gols, ib.; practise a kind of baptism,
358 ; mode of preparing for death, ib.;
general habits, &c. of the Tscherkes-
sians, ib.; remains of Madshar, 339;
great elevation of the Elbrus and
Mainwari mountains, ib.; supersti-
tious opinion of the natives concern-

Foreign Bible Society, in his late

charge to his clergy, see Bible Society.
Little Davy's new bat, Bloomfield's his-

tory of, 76, 7; extract, 77
Liturgy, Mr. Bugg's opinion of the re-

strictive nature of its language, 436
Love and opportunity, a song, 380
Locusts, a flight of, described, 579,
London Missionary Society, Dr. Brown's

account of, 234 ; causes of their first
misfortunes, ib. ; instrumental in ex-
ciling nero energy into the other mission.

ary societies, ib.
Low Countries, good policy of uniting

them with the States of Holland, 352
Lunatic asylums, pauper, Tuke's prac-

tical hints on the construction and
economy of, 293, 301, et ssq.

ing them, ib. et seq.
Knowledge, Williains's moral tenden-

cies of, 594,5
Konig on a fossil human skeleton from

Guadaloupe, 505; not a fossil rea

main, but merely an incrustation, 506
Kubla Khan, a poem, by S. T. Cole-

ridge, 571
Kürdä, or praying mill, 332

Mc Lean, Mr. Archibald, his contro.

versy with Mr. Andrew Fuller on

faith, 485, seg.
Mindhouses, reports, &c. respecting

them, 293, et seq.; awful interest of
the subject, ib.; inquiry if madness be
curable by medicine, 294; opinion of
practitioners on the subject, various,
ib.: probable causes of this difference,
295; remarkable instance of alterna-
tion in mental and bodily disease, 296;
mental sanity frequently precedes the
death of insane persons, ib.; inquiries
in regard to a conciliatory mode of
treatinent, 297; extract from the Hon.
H. Grey Bennel!'s evidence before the
House, ib. et seq.; cases of Mrs. Stone
and of Norris, ib.; statement of some
particulars that have been beneficial
in lunatic asylums, 300); inquiry in
regard to erercise, ib. et seq.; defects in
lunatic asylums, 301; Mr. Tiuke's pro-
posed classification of patients, 302;
Mr. Bakervell's plun, ib.; an interest-
ing case of apparently religious insa-
nity, 303; the subject, in fact, a
bold profligate, ib.; Mr. Bakewell's
opinion in regard to supposed religi-
ous maniacs, ib.; great credit due to
him for his firm intrepid ty in expo-
sing the false assertions that religion
is the frequent occasion of madness,
304 ; dependence on medicine in cases
of insanity very small, 305; great
necessity of county establishments,
306; probability of beneficial effects

from the investigation, ib.
Majolo, the, a tale, 77, et seq.; reflec-

tions on acquired knowledge, &c. 78 ;
character of the Majolo, 79; the
Majoli, who they are, ib.; appearance
of the Majolo, ib.; character of the indi-
genous music of mountainous countries,

Lalande fond of eating spiders, 582
Leaves, 399, et seq.; character of the

poems, ib.; the child of love and genius,

Lecture on Skulls, see Headlong Hall.
Letters from a gentleman in the north

of Scotland, see Highlands.
Letter to Mr. Gisborne by one of the

clergy, see Bible Society, 52
Lewis and Clarke's travels to the source

of the Missouri river, 105, et seq.; see

Lincoln, letter to the bishop of, on ac,

count of his attack on the British and


80; character seldom understood by an
eslimate of the qualities of the mind, 81;
illustrated in the (imagined) character of
Don Lopez, ib.; Majolo's reasons for
thinking the life of a merchant the most
preferable, 82; his first efforts to obtain
literary eminence detailed, 82, 3; con-
cluding remarks on the character of

the work, 84
Mandan Indians, 117; their tradition of

their remote bistory, 117
Mant's, Dr. two tracts, on regeneration

and conversion according to the sense
of holy scripture, and the church of

England, 429, seq.
Medicine of the Mandans, an American

tribe, its singular meaning, 118;

medicine stone, 119
Meeting-houses, erils likely to result

from their being made subject to pa-

rochial assessments, 494,5
Memoirs of lady Hamilton, 284, et seq.;

see Hamilton.
Mirage, account of one in Caubul, 466
Messiah, bishop Horsley's opinion of

the origin of the prophecies among

the heathen concerning him, 152, 3
Messiah, the only safe basis on which

passages from the old testament can

be applied to him, 27
Methodist (Wesleyan) missions in the

West Indies, 234 ; in the island of
Ceylon, ib.; conversion of a Budha

priest, ib.
Middle class of society, its rise and great

national importance, 213; not known

in Frauce, 214, 217
Military influence, its danger, as illustrated

in the conduct of the French soldiery, 68
Milbank Penitentiary, its probable evil

tendency, 613
Ministers of the church, Wilks's essay

on the conversion and unconversion

of, 535, el seq.; see Wilks.
Missionary exertions, encouragements

for prosecuting them, 225
Missions, Brown's history of, 223; el seq.

See Brown.
Missouri river. Lewis and Clarke's trarels

to the source of, 105, el seg.;, impor-
tance of the expedition, ib.; reflections
on the influence of vastand antecedent-
ly unexplored reg ons on a pbilosophia
cal and imaginative spirit, 107; descrip-
tion of the parly, 109; nature of the
anticipated difficulties, ib. et


stacles from the extreme rapidity of the
current and treachery of the bank, 110-1;
description of the Osages, ib.; Their
own account of their descent from a
snail, ib.; general appearance of the
country, 112; extensive ancient

burying grounds of the Indians,
ib. ; ravages of the small pox
among the Mahas, effects of their de-
spair, ib. ; death of Sergeant Floyd,
ih.; remarkable bends in the river,
113; Ottoes and Missouri Indians,
ib.; effects of a hurricane, ib. ; Staitan
or Kite Indians, ib.; notice of some
natural curiosities, ib.; remarkable re
gular mound, ib.; water of the rivers
rendered deleterious by the great
quantity of copperas, &c. in its bank,
ib.; Sioux, a numerous and powerful
tribe, ib.; determined conduct of some
associated young and brave men in this
tribe, 115; description of some an.
cient fortifications 116; the Ricka-
ras, ib.; reject the use of spirituous
liquors, ib.; Mandans and other tribes,
117; Mandans, tradition of their origin,
117, 118; remarkable circumstance
in their religion, 118, 119; barbarous
redenge of a Minnelaree chief, 119; in-
tense cold of the winter, 120; vol.
canic appearances, 121; sharp and
dangerous encounter with a bear, 122;
singular mode of procuring buffaloes,
123; perilous situation of the Capt. L.
and one of his men, ib.; discover the
summits of the rock mountains, ib.;
Capt. L. arrives at the first cataract,ib.
extent, &c. of the various falls, 125 ;
cataracts described, ib.; danger of Capt.
C. and others from the effects of a heavy
rain, 126; destruction of the buffa-
lues at the falls, ib.; their immense
breeds, ib.; remarkable mountain ex.
plosions, ib.; Capt. L. surprized by a
bear, 127; the party pass the gates
of the rocky mountains, ib.; arrive
at the three forks,' 128; Shoshonee
Indians, their actions, &c. 128, 129;
cross the mountainous track, ib.; ar.
rive at the Columbia river, 130; dis-
cover the Pacific ocean, 131; customs,
&c. of the lodians on Colombia, a

river, ib.; returu of the party, 132
Mongols, religion, &c. of, 336, et seq.
Monitor, weekly, 174
Moorish school at Fez, 529
Morell's studies in history, vol. 2. His.

tory of Rome, 170, et seg.; best mode
of making history the vehicle of moral
and religious instruction, 171 ; con.
version of Constantine, 172 ; reflections

on it, 173
Morris's memoirs of the life and wri.

tings of the Rev. Andrew Fuller, 478,

et seg. See Fuller
Moultav, 466
Mound of the little devils, 113; Indian

tradition concerning them, 114

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