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Edinburgh Review, great services

of the, to the cause of peace,
338;-a fine passage from the,
on peace, 341;—importance of
its embracing the cause of mis-
sions, 361;-its early hostility
and injury to missions, ib. 364;
-its favourable notice of Tyer-

man and Bennet, ib.
Education, Lord Brougham's ideas

of, 136-138;-in Polynesia, 178;
-chieflypromoted by missions,ib.
Emigration indispensable to Eng-

land, 427-429.
England, admirals of, 30:-Chris-

tians of, address to, on the effect
of missions, 61;-ships of, sent
for destruction, ib. ;-noble ef-
forts of, against slavery, 67 ;-
condition of, under the Normans,
77 ;-present state of the law in,
78;-her naval rejoicings, 91;-
her chief glory the promotion of
missions, 366 ; - her war-debt
and taxes, 423;--owes every
thing to missions, 422 ;-her su-
periority to all the continental
nations, 423;-her colonial terri-

tory, 424, 425.
England and America, fearful posi-

tion of, 455, 456.
English, the, not a military peo-

ple, 406.
Essays, the American Prize, 49.
Experiment, a grand, in relation

to missions, 456.

Genius defined, 242.
Gillespie, the Rev. Dr., 231;-pre-

face to Atticus applied to, 232;
-claims of missions on char-

tered colleges, submitted to, 258.
Glory, what constitutes, 245,-

true, attains its utmost height
only in the missionary character,

God, the idea of, comprehends all

others, 26;—the knowledge of,
the only true renovator of human
nature, 137;—wherein the know-
ledge of, consists, 159;-how the
knowledge of, is diffused, 158;-
the knowledge of, can be diffused
only by missions, ib. ;-the
knowledge of, differs much from
that of the mere philosopher,
160;-things comprehended in

the knowledge of, ib.
Government, British, baffled in at-

tempts to civilize the Indians, 98.
Government, blessings of, secured

by the labours of missionaries,
69;-influence of missionaries

upon, 70.
Governments, all will be changed

or improved, 125 ;-effects of

righteous and pacific, 155.
Gospel, Sir T. É. Buxton on the

power of, 64;-case for the, now
closed and waiting for judgment,
65;—the restorer of lost happi-
ness, ib.;-mission, the, 114;
the faith of, what, 164 ;-simpli-
city of, 165;—what the, consists
of, 160;-the, believed upon evi-
dence, 164;-the, remedy for all

evil, 172.
Grand experiment in relation to

missions, 456.
Greatness, moral, the highest ele-

vation of, attained in the mis-
sionary character, 12;-entitled
to first distinction, ib. ;-moral
and intellectual, compared, 200,
201 ;— popular errors respect-
ing, 201;-magnanimity. 203;
instances of, in Alexander,Cæsar,
Columbus, and Napoleon, 205 ;-
intellectual and moral, not ne-
cessarily counected, 241;-intel-
lectual, defined, ib. ;-intellec-
tual, not an object of moral ap-
probation or disapprobation, 242;
-Cicero's description of, 243 ;-
most fully exemplified in the
missionary character, 244; -
M'Combie's definition, ib.; ~
Divine influence necessary to,


Faith of the gospel, what it is, and

what it is not, 164;-apostolic
view of it, ib. ;-hurtful distinc-
tions, 166 ;-duty of believing,
ib. ;-error of Lord Brougham
relative to, 167;-how Divine
influence becomes necessary
to, 168;-ground of man's obli-
gation to believe the truth, ib.;
-purifying influence of, 169;
source of good works, ib.
Finau's threat of destruction to

such as become Christians, 72.
Force not to be used to promote

Christianity, 72.
Foster, Rev. John, opinions of, on

the Classics, 264, 265;-“Es-

of, 268 ;-appeal to, in
behalf of the missionary charac-
ter, 313;-his capabilities of ad-
vancing the cause of missions,

334, 335.
Frederick the Great, character and

wars of, 376, 377.

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246 ;-Christianity imparts to its
receivers the elements of, 247;
Tyrian Hercules an example
of, ib. ;-Minos, Lycurgus, and
Solon examples of, 248; – Pe-
ricles distinguished for, 249,-
Socrates the most remarkable
heathen example, ib. ;-illustra-
tions of, among Old Testament
worthies, 269-286 ; - illustra-
tion of, in John Baptist and the

apostles, 286-289;-in Paul, ib.
Greatness, military, what, 353.

poets, characters f the, 254
Greek prose writers, characters of

the, 251–256.
Ground of battle in Polynesia, 57.

and merits of, compared with
those of Christian missionaries,

322, 323.
Jury, trial by, 71.
Justification, distinction between,

and pardon, 169; - distinction
between, and sanctification, ib. ;

-by faith, ib.
Justification by faith, aversion to

the doctrine of, 170;-errors of
philosophers concerning the doc-

trine of, 171.
Juvenals description of human

nature, 86.



Hesiod, qualities of, as a poet, 84;
-preferred to Homer, ib;-his

view of man, 85.
Holy Spirit, influence of, not a

matter of debt, 168.
Hope of the future depends on

missions, 331.
Howard, Burke's eulogium on,

116;- not to be compared with

the missionary, 117.
Human Nature, a description of,

by Juvenal, 86.

Kings “nursing fathers," what is

meant by, 76 ;-almost all bad,

King of Babylon, sublime invec-

tive against, 128, 129.
Kingdom of Christ, happiness of

the, 134;-how to be established,

Knowledge, the sphere of human,

enlarged by missions, 173 ;-the
proper objects of, God and his
works, 137 ;-saving, the Divine
character, not nature, the object
of, ib. ;-merely secular, cannot

renovate the world, 415.
Kremlin, conflagration of the, 24.

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Idolatry, a crime and a calamity,

15;-its horrors described 16;-
eternal consequences of, 17 ;-

renounced at three islands, 27.
Idols, interesting exhibition of, 19;

- burdens of rejected, brought
to Williams, 25.
Infanticide, 89.
Infidelity, spirit of the age opposed

to, 65.
Intellect, the great academic idol,

232;-of European worship, 314.

power, without moral
worth, a picture of, 237.
Islands, three, renounce idolatry,


Labour, manual, of the Rev. John

Williams, in the arts, 99.
Law, international, established in

Polynesia, 73.
Laws change with the character of

subjects, 69;~a code of, prepared
by Williams, 71; — moulded by

Christianity, 73.
Laymen, importance of their advo-

cacy to missions, 93.
Leonidas, character of, 248.
Liberty, civil and religious, but

imperfectly enjoyed in Europe,
331;-piety the sure and only
source of, 332.
Literary men, errors of, in relation

to faith, 168.
Literary and philosophic character,

men ambitious of the, 314;-
unduly exalted, ib. ;-illustra-
tions of the, 315-325.



James I., speech of, to his parlia-

ment, 77 ;-his definition of se-

dition, ib.
Johnson, Dr. Samuel, character

and writings of, 319–321.
Jones, Peter, on Indian civiliza-

tion, 97.
Jnrists and Economists, works

Macaulay, Right Hon. T. B.,

merits of, as a writer, 336;-his
l'terary bias, ib. ;-his high re-

sponsibility, ib.;-eminent capa-
city to serve the cause of mis-
sions, 360, 361;-urged to con-
secrate his talents and genius

to it, 367.
Mackintosh, Sir James, deathbed

of, 185-187 ;-bis remarkable
sayings and confession of faith
in Jesus Christ, 187 ;-his vast
powers and attainments, 188;--
his dying scene presents a great
lesson to men of letters, ib.;-
inaugural oration at Glasgow,
189; — his writings, 190; – his
great capacities wasted, ib.;-
might have rendered immense
service to the cause of letters,

humanity, and religion, ib.
Magistrate, power of the, in mat-

ters of religion, 72.
Makea's remarks on war, 58;-on

the effects of Christianity, 59.
Malietoa, noble assurance of, to

Williams, 75.
Man, the sole means of renovating

the character of, 156;-Paul's
description of, 157.
Manua, the Africa of Polynesia,

Matetau, the gigantic stature of,

70;-his offer to coerce his sub-

jects to become Christians, ib.
Mauke, lamentation of the chief

of, on war, 60.
Me, affecting history of, 44-46.
Mental philosophers, merits and

claims of, 322.
Messiah, pacific representations

of the, by the prophets, 122, 123;
-manner of his coming to the
kingdom, 123 ;-his extinction
of war, 124 ;-happiness of his
reign, 125.
Military genius, object and merit

of, 346 ;-greatness, what, 353.
Military and moral greatness com-

pared, 353.
Military and missionary conquests

compared, 408.
Mission colleges, necessity of, and

stations for, 457-460.
Missions, Christian, importance

of cultivating right feelings con-
cerning, 5;-how the spirit of, is
to be cultivated, 8;-wonderful
effects of, 18;-effects of, in the
West Indies and in Africa, 79;-
opinion of Douglas on the me-
thod of conducting, 82, 83;-
entitled to universal encourage-
ment and support, -172 ;-their
claims on the ground of educa-
tion; 180;-happiness of pro-

moting, 334;-all things ready
for the prosecution of the enter-
prise, 358;-becoming a national
object, 366;— literature more
friendly to, ib.;-require more
centres, 429;-will receive more
centres from efficient coloniza-
tion, 422 ;-state of the field of,
fifty years ago, 434–436;--cause
of, advanced in the public mind,
436-440;-advance of in foreign
lands, 440—444;- present em -
barrassments of, 4444447 ;-
afflictive state of the, in Ame-

rica, 447–450.
Missionary, the Christian, des-

cribed by Lord Brougham, 110;
-his great sacrifices, 208, 209;
his merits on literary grounds,
258;-his claims to academic
honours, 259,--the prime agent
in civilization, 358;-the only
real civilizer, 400 ;--- his noble
character and exalted views,

Missionary character, comparative

claims of the, 12;- not duly ap-
preciated, 92 ;-surpassing ex-
cellence of the, 358;-Missionary
and philosophical character com-
pared, 328—330;—this world's
great men hardly admit of com-
parison with, 418;-perpetuity

of its fame, 80.
Missionary enterprise, Williams's

estimate of the, 9;-worthy the
son of a British peer, 11;-all
things ready for, 358.
Missionary meeting in Polynesia,

speeches at a, 39—41.
Missionary publications, 172, 173.
Missionary societies, encourage-

ment of, 461, 462.
Missionary spirit, power of the,

7;-awakened in Britain and

America, 437, 438.
Moffat, Rev. Robert, wonderful

career of, 420, 421.
Monster, a human, 89.
Moral influence, the creation and

power of, 307–309.
Moral power, the price of, 135.
Morality, a leading object of gospel

doctrine, 170;-its superiority to
that of philosophy, 171.
Moscow, Napoleon's march to, 22.
Mourning an example of, in Poly-

nesia, 91.


Napoleon stills the civil commo-

tions of France, 225;-his march

to Moscow, 22;-compared with
Williams, 355-357;-his letter
to King George, 356 ;-wanted
true moral greatness, 357 ;-his
opinion of war, ib.;-his code,
358;-merits as a legislator, ib.;
character, genius, power, and
military crimes, 378, 379;-bane-
ful effect of his wars, 380;-
grounds for denouncing him,
ib.;-his generals in the Penin-

sula, 387.
New Hampshire, memorial from

the ministers of, 453.
Nobles of England, pursuits be-

coming the, 180;-folly and pro-
digality of some of the, 181.
Numa's remarkable character,

151;-happy reign, 152 ;-death,
153;-reign an experiment on
human nature, 153—156.

Philosophy offers no relief but from

the tomb, 417.
Philosophic and missionary cha-

racter compared, 328—330.
Philosophers, address to, 87;-
works, merits, and defects of,

Pilgrim Fathers, the, arriving in

America, 424.
Pitt, Mr., Lord Brougham's invec-

tive against, 134.
Planters, West Indian, views held

by the, on missions and educa-

tion, 176.
Plutarch's views of Numa, 150.
Police and crime, cost of, 428.
Polygamy, abolition of, at Raro-

tonga, 96.
Polynesia, idolatry of, 15;--picture

of, under the gospel, 421, 422.
Poor, the aspect which the Bible

bears towards, 127.
Popery, mighty efforts of, to spread

its principles, 455, 456.
Praise, Malebranche, Leibnitz,

Condillac, &c., objects of gene-

ral, 322.
Press, conductors of the, address

to, 33 ;-their high position,

ib.;-their duties, 34.
Price of moral power, 135.
Property, rights of, established by

Christianity, 74.
Public opinion, why changeful, 132.

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Pardon, what, 169;-how obtained,

Pascal's requirements of a reve-

lation, 141 ;-his view of the

knowledge of God, 142.
Paul, character of, 117;-a won-

derful example of moral great-
ness, 289; — compared with

Cæsar, 374.
Peace flowing from the gospel, 124.
Peace societies, 48.
Peace, illustration of the doctrine

of, from Williams, 50 ;-prize
essay on, 48;-speech on, by
Tamatoa, 54-56; nations begin
to study, 337;---best time for
propagating the doctrine, 339;
-national debt, a help to the
study of, 339, 340 ;-fine passage
from the Edinburgh Review on,

Peel, Sir Robert, noble passage

from, on peace, 338.
Pericles, character of, 249 ;-com-

pared with Chatham, ib.
Philanthropist, encouragements to

the, 332.
Philanthropy, Cicero on, 206;-

heathen and philosophic, com-
pared with that of the mission-

ary, 207;-greatness of mission-
Philip, Dr., lasting honour of, 79.

Rarotonga, discovery of, 30;-ex-

traordinary wickedness of the
natives, 31;-idols abandoned,
32 ;-affecting departure of Wil-

liams from, 90, 91.
Reader, address to the, 32.
Religion, state of, in the days of

Numa, 155.
Revelation, Pascal's requirements

of, 141.
Righteous, the character but little

known, 132.
Roman prose writers, character of

the, 252-254.
Roman poets, character of the,

255, 256.
Roma-tane, remarkable conver-

ary, 208.

sion of, 25;--his exhortations to
destroy the temples of idolatry,


Spirit of the age opposed to infi-
delity, 65.

Tamatoa, peace speeches, 54.
Tamerlane, the war monster, 350.
Teachers of Christianity, an order

of, founded by Christ, 115.
Teachers, British, encouragements

to, 1;--moral power of, 2;-
claims on, ib.;-may do much
to quench the spirit of war, and

to aid missions, 3.
Teachers, Sunday-school, power of

to promote missions, 14;-vast
influence of, on the rising race,

Temples burned, 23.
Thomson, Dr. Adam, 264;-his

view of classic studies, 265.
Tinomana, fine character of, 31.
Triumphs, missionary, compared

with those of war, 21.
Tuahine, affecting letter of, 87.
Tyrtæus, 410.


Samoan chief's description of his

countrymen, 57.
Schoolmasters, Lord Brougham's

eulogium on, 117.
Schools, Sunday, superintendents

of, 36.
Science, not the object of the stu.

dents of, to make men happy,
78;—dreary condition of a man
seeking God by the lights of

science, 146.
Scripture, antiquity and peculiar-

ity of, 144.
Ships of England sent for destruc-

tion, 61.
Simpleton, picture of a, 235.
Sinner, the convinced, perplexity

of, 147, 148.
Slavery, African, its present state,

66;-its cost to England, 67;
has baffled England, ib.;-Chris-
tianity alone can crush it, 68;
its alliance to murder, 74;-
guilt of American, ib. ;-bearing
of missionary enterprise upon,
173;-Guizot, opinion of, 174;-
destroyed in Europe by Chris-
tianity, 175;—abolition of, in the
West Indies mainly promoted

by missionaries, 176.
Society for civilizing Africa, testi-

mony of the, to the power of
Christianity, 64; - important

auxiliary to Christianity, ib.
Society, progress of, in Polynesia,

Societies, peace, 48.
Societies, royal, geographical, &c.,

&c., not for a moment to be com-

pared with Missionary, 173.
Socrates, character of, 249 ;-his

extraordinary eminence, 250.
Solomon, address to, by David,

145;--wisdom of, 146;---surpass-
ing greatness of, ib.;-directions
of, how to find the knowledge of
God, 149 ;-results of his enlight-

ened reign, 149, 150.
Sons fighting with their fathers,

South Sea, isles of the, human

nature may be advantageously
contemplated in the, 15;-arts,
vegetabies, and animals intro-

duced by the missionaries, 99.
Speech, a remarkable, 29.
Speeches of natives, 39–41.
Speeches of Tuahine, 20, 29.

Ulysses' advice to Achilles, 86.
Universities, Scottish, education in

the, 232 ;-defective in Christian
feeling, ib.;-importance of the
subject, 234.
Universities and chartered col-

leges, duty of to uphold the
missionary character, 258, 259;
-the production of great mis-
sionaries their highest honour,


Vanderkemp, fame of the Rev.

Dr., perpetual, 79.
Vara, good confession of, 43;-his

death, 44.
Voyagers, address to, 61.


War, impolicy and madness of,

341;-laudable spirit of M. Gui-
zot, ib.;-influence of poetry in
upholding war, 344, 345;-im-
provers of war, 347;-science
and practice of war not distin-
guishable, ib.;--spirit of, en-
tirely unchristian, 348;-a foul
crime, ib.;-its awful conse-
quences, 350-352; -- Buona-
parte's opinion of, 357 ;-Web-
ste on, 358;-national debt on
account of, 380 ;-Wellington's
opinion, 405;-all the nations of

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