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TO THE

EIGHTEENTH VOLUME OF THE QUARTERLY

A.

REVIEW.

ADAMS (Sir William), Treatise on the Cata-
ract, 158-Remarks on his style, ib. 159,
and on his definition of cataract, 159-
observations on the cataract of the lenti-
cular membrame, 160, 161-its probable
cause, 162-progress of this disease, 162,
163-treatment proposed by this author,
164 remarks on it, 166-167.
Adour (river), gallant passage of, by the
British, 427, 428.

Africa (Northern), account of discoveries
in, 375-378.

Agricultural Poor, plan of providing for,

284.

Alva (duke of), his character, 2--extrava-

gant eulogy of, by Lope de Vega, ib.
Antar, notice of a poem on the adventures
of, 367, and note, 368.
Antiquities (Egyptian), recently discovered,
notices of, 368, 369-notices of re-
searches making for antiquities in the
north of Africa, 370.

|Bednore (fortress of), causes of its sur-
render to the English, 64.

Bengal Native Army, origin of, 413, 414—
anecdotes of its valour and fidelity, 407
-412, 414-420.

Bentham (Jeremy), plan of parliamentary
reform, 128-remarks on Mr. B.'s inno-
vations on the English language, 129–
his ridicule of a mixed government, ib.--
affirms the field of Waterloo to be the
grave of British liberty, 130-strictures
on the present government, 131, and on
the parliamentary representation of cer-
tain populous boroughs, 131, 132-
claims the right of voting for the female
sex, 133-inadequacy of moderate re-
form asserted, 133, 134-tirade against
the Whigs, 134-concluding advice to
Mr. Bentham, 135.

Bentley (Dr.), points of resemblance be-
tween, and Bishop Watson, 239.
Bernadotte, interesting anecdote of, 63, 64.
Bernardez (Diogo), a Portugueze poet, no-
tice of, 6.

Appeal of Murder, nature of, 181, 182-Bombay Native Army, description of, 402
antiquity of such appeals, 183-not ne- --anecdotes of its valour and fidelity,
cessarily connected with trial by battle, 403-406.
184 the propriety and expediency of
suffering appeals of murder, considered,
192-198.

Armada (Spanish), victory of, confidently
anticipated by the Spaniards, 4-6-
description of it, 6, 7.

Articles of Perth, account of, 511-ratified

by the Scottish parliament, 512.
Ashantees (king of), account of, 377, 378.
Ashford v. Thornton, case of, 180, 181.
Asia and America, non-contiguity of, de-
monstrated, 435–437.

Aurora Borealis, singular beauty of, in the
arctic regions, 492.

B.

Baillie (Colonel), massacre of, and of his
corps, by Hyder Ali, 57.
Battle, trial by, when introduced into Eng-
land, 186-form of it, 187, 188-sin-
gular trial by battle at Montargis, 188,
189-remarks on this mode of trial,

190.

Botelho Pereira, adventurous voyage of,

337-339, notes.

Bowditch (Mr.), account of his mission to

the king of the Ashantees, 376, 378.
Brazil, state of, in 1640, 99-villainous
conduct of the Dutch towards the Por-
tugueze, ib. 100, 101-their errors in the
management of their power, 101, 102—
oppression of the Portugueze, 102, 103
-revolt of the latter in Maranham, 103,
104-the Dutch finally cede Brazil to
Portugal, 109-fruitless efforts of the
Jesuits in behalf of the Indians, 125,
124-state of the Portugueze colonies, in
1685, 127.

Bridges (military), observations on the cou
struction of, 426-430.

Bucksoo, a Pindarrie chieftain, account of,
476, 477.

Burchardt (Mr.), enters the service of the

African Association, 362-sketch of his
travels in Palestine and Egypt, 363, 364
-interesting account of his last hours,
365, 366.

Burnet

Burnet (Bishop), parallel between, and
Bishop Watson, 230-measures recom-
mended by him to the consideration of
parliament, 259, 260.

Burney (Capt.), memoir of, on the geo-
graphy of the north-eastern part of
Asia, 431-refutation of his doubts on
the authenticity of Deschew's voyage!
round the north east point of Asia, 432
-435-his opinion that Asia and Ame-1
rica are contiguous parts of one and the
same continent refuted, 455–457—his
conclusions, arising from the supposed
decreasing depth of the sea, erroneous,

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Caraccas, captaincy of, described, 153—
condition of the Indians there, 154
population, 155—climate, 155, 156—
description of the peaked mountain of
Silla, 157.
Cataract, definition of, 161-the term of
Arabian origin, 162-probable causes,
symptoms, and progress of the cataract
of the lenticular membrane, 162, 163
account of Sir William Adams's method
of treating this disease, 164, 165-re-
marks thereon, 165–167.
Caverns, remarkable, at Cuchivano, 141,
142 at Guacharo, 144, 145.
Cawder Beg, a Native Indian officer, gal-
lant conduct of, 393, 394, 365.
Chappell (Lieut.), voyage to Hudson's Bay,

199.

Character, advantage of making it a crite-
rion of amount of relief to the poor,
287-290-300-306.

Charles I., arbitrary conduct of, in Scot-
land, 513.

Charles II., attempts of, to restore episco-

pacy in Scotland, 518-522.
Christie (Capt.), honourable character of,
420.

Church of Scotland, state of, at the time
of the reformation, 507-cruelty of the
Earl of Cassilis to the Abbot of Crossra-
guel, 508, 509-modification of episco-
pacy there, 509-the powers of the
bishops restored, 510-eflects of this
measure upon the inferior clergy and the
people, 511-Articles of Perth forcibly
introduced by king James, 511-ratified
by the Scottish parliament, 512—arbi-
trary conduct of Charles I. in Scotland,
513-platform of the reformed church of
Scotland, 514-state of the church during
the rebellion, 515-the clergy, how no-
minated, 516-anecdotes of Archbishop

Sharp, 517-attempts to restore episco-
pacy by Charies II, 518–529—arbi-
trary conduct of the bishops, 523, 524
-reception of the western curates by
the Scotch, 525-anecdotes of the per-
secuted Scottish covenanters, 527, 528
-battle of Pentland Hills, 529-crusade
of Lany Methven, against the covenanters,
554,555-account of the murder of Arch-
bishop Sharp, 537–539.
Climate of Switzerland and North America,
affected by the progress of ice, 205—of
England, how affected, 206, 207.
Common Prayer book, calculations of Easter
in, vindicated, 496-502.
Congo fever, account of, $40, $41.
Congo river. See Zaire.
Constables, necessity and advantages of
organizing bodies of, 306, 307.
Coral reef, account of the formation of,

314.

Coreans, inhospitable conduct of, $12-
interview of Captain Hall with a Corean
chief, 311.

Cottage farm system, examined, 278–280.
Covenanters (Scottish), anecdotes of, 527
-529.

Cranch (Mr.), collector of subjects in na-

tural history on the expedition to the
river Zaire, account of, $59, 360.
Crawford (Capt.), honourable character of,
421, 422.

Cuchivano, remarkable caverns at, 141,

142.

Cumana, account of an earthquake at,
149-151.

Cumanaçoa, town and plain of, described,

141.

Current (circumvolving), from the north
Pacific into the north Atlantic, reasons
for supposing the existence of, 440-

448.

D.

Dalias (Mr.), anecdote of, 59, 60.
Davison (John), considerations on the poor
laws, 259.-See Poor Laws.
Deschnew's voyage, authenticity of, vindi-
cated, 432-435.

Douglas (Sir H.), Essay on Military Bridges,
423-Exposition of Du Buat's theorem
relative to the velocity of water, 425,
426-Account of the bridge of boats,
by which the British crossed the river
Adour under Lord Hopetoun, 427, 428
-passage of rivers by means of flat
batteaux and row boats, 428-and fly-
ing bridges, ib.-directions for defend-
ing the passage of a river, 428, 429-
mode of constructing various other kinds
of bridges, 429, 430.

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EIGHTEENTH VOLUMI

REVI

A.

ADAMS (Sir William), Treatise on the Cata
ract, 158-Remarks on his style, ib. 159
and on his definition of cataract, 159-
observations on the cataract of the lent
cular membrame, 160, 161-its proba!
cause, 162-progress of this disease, 1€
163-treatment proposed by this auth
164 remarks on it, 166-167.
Adour (river), gallant passage of, by
British, 427, 428.

Africa (Northern), account of discove
in, 375-378.

Agricultural Poor, plan of providing

284.

Alva (duke of), his character, 2--ext
gant eulogy of, by Lope de Vega, i
Antar, notice of a poem on the adver
of, 367, and note, 368.
Antiquities (Egyptian), recently disco
notices of, 368, 369-notices (
searches making for antiquities
north of Africa, 370.

Appeal of Murder, nature of, 181,
antiquity of such appeals, 183-1
cessarily connected with trial by
184 the propriety and expedie
suffering appeals of murder, cons
192-198.

Armada (Spanish), victory of, conf
anticipated by the Spaniards,
description of it, 6, 7.

Articles of Perth, account of, 511-
by the Scottish parliament, 512.
Ashantees (king of), account of, 37.
Ashford v. Thornton, case of, 180,
Asia and America, non-contiguity
monstrated, 435–437.

Aurora Borealis, singular beauty of,
arctic regions, 492.

B.

Baillie (Colonel), massacre of, and
corps, by Hyder Ali, 57.
Battle, trial by, when introduced in
land, 186-form of it, 187, 18
gular trial by battle at Montarg
189-remarks on this mode.

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Galwey (Mr.), a volunteer in the expedi-
tion to the river Zaire, biographical no-
tice of, 361, 362.

Gilbert's (Mr.), act of 1782, respecting
poor houses, effects of, 273.
Godwin (Mr.), Mandeville, a tale, 176
-character of it, ib. 177.

Gongora (Luis de), ode of, on the antici-
pated victory of the Spanish Armada,
4, 5.

Greenland (old or East), disappearance of
ice from the eastern coast of, 200-ac-
count of the colony there, 209—its inter-
course with Denmark, when cut off, ib.
-unsuccessful attempts made to ascer-
tain the fate of the colonists, 210-cir-
cumstances tending to prove that Green-
land is either an island or a cluster of
islands, 211, 212-account of ancient
Norwegian ruins at Julianshaab, 486
-superstitious belief in vampires among
the Greenlanders, 494, 495.
Greenland (west), account of, 481-amount

of trade thence with Denmark, 482-

character of the Greenlanders, 485-
their language, ib.-sacrifices and labours
of the Danish missionaries, 484-horticul-
ture of Greenland, ib.-mineralogy, 485.
Gregorian correction of the calendar, ac-
count of, 497, 498.

Guacharo, cavern of, described, 144, 145.

H.

Hall (Capt.), Account of the Loo Choo
Islands, 308-comparison of his work
with that of Mr. M'Leod, 309,310--ac-
count of his interview with a Corean
chief, 311-Inhospitality of the Coreans,
312-notice of Sulphur island, 313-ac-
count of the formation of a coral reef,
314-arrival at Loo Choo, ib.-hospita-
lity of the inhabitants, ib. 315-inter-
course of the English with them, 316–
account of Madera, an interesting is-
lander, 317-319-affecting departure
from them, 320, 321-remarks on the
character and manners of these islanders,
323, 324.

Handel, character of, 98.

Hawkey (Lieut.), biographical account of,

357, 358.

Haydn (Francis Joseph), birth of, 75-
his early love of music, 74-account of
his musical education, 74-76-com-
poses music for the Devil on two Sticks,
79-becomes acquainted with Metasta-
sio, 78-enters into the service of the
Esterhazy family, 79-account of his
visit to England, 80—and of his retire-
ment, 81-anecdotes of his piety, loyalty,
and patriotism, 81, 82-honourable tri-
bute of public esteem to him, 82-his
mode of composing, 83-parallel between
Haydn and Mozart, 97, 98.

Hazlitt (William), Characters of Shake-
spear's plays, 458—remarks on his abuse
of his critical predecessors, 458, 459—
and on his style, 459-strictures on his
account of Cymbeline and Macbeth,
460-Hamlet, 461-Romeo and Juliet,
and the Merchant of Venice, ib. 462-
King Lear, 462-his observation on
Shakspeare's immorality, refuted, 463—
vindication of Shakspeare's loyalty, 464
-exposure of Mr. Hazlitt's sophistries,

465, 466.
Holland (Lord), account of the lives of
Lope de Vega and Guillen de Castro, 1
-strictures on his theory.

Humboldt and Bonpland (MM.), travels
of, part II. 185--general observations
on M. de Humboldt's style of narration,
186-description of the mountains of
New Andalusia, and the neighbouring
regions, 137, 158-and of the mission of
San

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