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discipline, and prosperity of the colony, | .-degrading effects of slavery on the
443, 444-account of the expedition of minds of the Americans, 130-advertise-
General Le Clerc, 444, 445-pacification ments for slaves, 130, 131. 154, 155—
between the negroes and the Freuch, 446 on the state of religion in America, 132

Toussaint treacherously seized, carried -enormous rents of houses at New York,
to France, and clandestinely put to death 133, 134--Mr. Fearon's ignorance and
by order of Buonaparte, 447-the war hatred of his native country exposed, 135
renewed, with increased atrocities be-|| and on the conduct of Cobbelt, ib.
tween the negroes and French, 448—-who notices of some of his defrauded credi-
are finally expelled from the island, 449 tors, 136, note.--and on his abuse of Mr.

-independence of St. Domingo, declared Fearon, 136, 137—notices of Mr. Fea-
by Dessalines, 449—bis sanguinary con-| ron’s progress through the United States,
duct, 450--is crowned emperor of Hayti,l 137--140-remarks on his calumnies on
450. See Hayti.

the king, 141-—-state of society at Boston,
Duppa, (Richard), Address to Parliament 'ib.---rude inquisitiveness of the Ameri-
on Copyright, 196. See Copyright. cans, 141, 142-manners and fashions at

Philadelphia, 143.-specimen of Ameri-

can Elections, 144-description of the
Earthquake at Caraccas, described, 321– worship of some American fanatics, 145,

146—low state of religion at Philadel.
Ecclesiastical History, remarks on the study phia, 146, 147—miseries of emigration,
of, 115.

147, 148. 152-state of Pittsburgh, 151
Education, defects of, in America, 8—-state

-gain, every thing to the Americans, ib.
of, at Athens, 277-286—its influence slavery perpetuated in the state of Ohio
upon mavners, 286, 287-and the morals in defiance of law, 153-state of society
of the times, 288-292--state of, at at Kentucky, 154-cruel treatment of a
Hayti, 458, 459.

negro boy there, ib.—character of the
Elections in America, how conductel, 144. Kentuckians, 155-specimen of Ken-
Electrical Eel, experiments with, described, tuckian morality, 156-profanation of
337, 338.

the sabbath at New Orleans, 157, 158
Einbalming, Circassian mode of, 376-pro -state of society there, 159-notice of
bable origin of, ib.

an English emigrant, ib. note 1.-remarks
Emigration, miseries of, 147, 148, 152 on his description of persons who might

what persons may or may not be bene- - be benefited by emigration, 134. 161,
fited by emigration to America, 134. 162, 163—and on bis account of the

cheapness of the American government,
England, popular fictions of, of Teutonic 163-165-concluding strictures on Mr.

origin, 97, 98-notices of several English Fearon's qualifications as a writer, 166,
Nursery Tales, 101.

Eskimaux, interviews with, described, 221 Fictions, popular, of the Teutons, remarks

-224obtained their iron fronu aërolites, on, 93—and of the Welsh, 94—and of
224, 225_description of their manners, The Celts and Italians, ib.--of Spain, 95

pursuits, and mode of living, 227, 228. the popular fictions of England and of
Exportation and importation laws, increase the Scottish lowlands probably of Teu-

of, a cause of the great bulk of our sta tonic origin, 97-account of various
tute law, 410--remarks on the inexpe early English Nursery Fictions, 101—
diency of many of them, 411.

108—observations on the fictions of the
romantic poems of the Italians, 514–

Fairy Tales, or the Lilliputian Cabinet, Forteguerri's Ricciardetto, a inock poem,

character of, 91. See Nursery Litera- design and character of, 503, 504-and

of his Burlesque Poenis on the eremitic
Fanaticisn, specimen of in America, 145, character, 505.

Fossil remains, observations of M.Cuvier on,
Fearou (Henry Bradshaw), Sketches of 45-47.

America, 124notice of the object of Funerals (royal) at Sarendib, notice of, 376.
his visit to that country, 125--and of
his prepossessions in its favour, 125, 126

-his observations on the state of society Gisborne (Thomas), the Testimony of Na-
and manners at New York, 127, 128 tural Theology to Christianity, 41-tri-
treatment of people of colour there, 129/ bute to the author's character and pre-


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vious labours, ib. examination of his country, 324-humane treatment of ne-
positiou, that the present disordered state groes in the valley of the Tuy, 325—
of the earth originates in sonje 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
physical 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, 331-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 cheapness 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
193, 194.

-description of the junction of the rivers
Gymnotus Electricus, experiments withi, Apure and Oroonoko, 344, 345_descrip-
337, 338.

tion of the Caribbees of Parapana, 345,

346-tradition of the Deluge, 346-ac-
Harrington's (Sir John) Apology for his count of the turtle fishery, or harvest of
translation of certain parts of Ariosto,

eggs, 337, 348, 349—avidity of the In-
482--specimen of his version, ib. 490. diaris for pigments, 349_Fortress of the
Hawkins,'(E.) Dissertation on Tradition, Jesuits, 350-probable cause of the mu-

352-character of it, 358, 359—actual sical sounds, supposed to be uttered by
benefit conferred by the reformation, ib. the statue of Memnon, 351-remarks on
-the inportance of unauthoritative tra the political situation of South America,
dition illustrated, 353-357.

351, 352.
Hayti, independence of, declared, 449–

horrid massacres of the whites, ib. 450- Icelandic Fiction, vestiges of, in an English
Dessalines, crowned emperor, 450-cha- Nursery Tale, 104-107.
racter of him and of his government, ib. Immorality of the revenue laws, 408, 409.
451--his assassination, 451-succeeded Infanticide, prevalent in China, 77.
by Christophe, ib.-Hayti divided into Insolvents, number of, at New York, 5,
two parts, the republican and the royal, note.state of the American insolvent
ib.--character of Petion, president of the laws, ib.
republic, ib. 452-and of Christophe, the Italians, remarks on the popular fictions of,
king of the other part, 453–internal ad- 94-and on their narrative poems, 487
ministration of the two divisions, 454- --498. 503–509—and Romantic Poems,
their military force, 455—population, 510-556.
456--Boyer the present president of the
republic, suspected of a design to betray Jack the Giant Killer, origin of the story
it to the French, 457-progress of edu-l of, 103—parallels between it and an
cation and the arts among Haytians, 458 Icelandie fiction, 104-107.

of religion, 459-future prospects of Javanese, character of, 68, 69.
Hayti, ib. 460.

Judges in the United States, levity of, con.
Heroic and Romantic Poetry of the Italians, trasted with the dignity of those in Eng.

comparison between, 544-548.
Hickathrift (Mr. Thomas), notice of the Judicial system of the United States of

popular tradition respecting, 102-pre- America, defects of, 4.
sent state of his supposed sepulchre, 103
note *

Humboldt and Bonpland (MM.), Personal Kentucky (State), condition of society in,

Travels of, in South America, Vol. IV., 154-cruel treatment of a negro boy at
320—defects of this volume, ib. 321–1 Natchez; in that state, ib.--character of
description of the earthquake, which de- the Kentuckians, 155-specimen of their
stroyed the city of Caraccas, 321--323- morality, 156.
progress of the travellers through the Kia-King (Emperor of China), capricious


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land, 5.

character of, 75-translation of his letterl mariners in the thirteenth century, 192,
to the Prince Regerit, 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, 237–2441 New-York, 157-159.
-extract and sketch of it, from Lieut. / Mansfield, (Lord) opinion of, on the Copy-
Parry's private Journal, 244, 245, notes. l. right law, 211, note.

-notice of the country, at its westerly Mariner's Compass, by whom invented,
point, 253.

Language, inaccurate, of Acts of Parlia Marsden, (Williamı, Esq.) Travels of Marco
ment, remarks on, 417–419.

Polo, 177~plan of his work, 178, 179–
Law-Reports, importance of, 401, 402 character of its executivn, 179, 180.

remarks on the increase of, 402, 403, 404| See Polu.
-and on the consequences of that in- Mausoleums, (Turkisli) notice of, 377.,
crease, 404, 405.

| Members of Parliament, inattention of, tó
Laws, originally simple, 398-causes of certaiv legislative measures, 416.

their subsequent complexity, 399—- 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, by, 355.

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 Universiiy of Cambridge,
seized, and carried to France, 447—his). 200.
death, 448.

Morality, (American) specimen of, 156–
Legal Profession, but little cherished in and of the political morality of the Aine-
America, 6.

| rican Government, 20.
Legislation, excessive love of, a cause of the Murray, (Mr.) harsh treatment of, by the

enormous increase of our Statúte Laws, officers of a public library, under the
419-considerations on this evil, 419–1 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-

tice of their claiming a certain number of tion of, 487-account of the Animali
copies of every book published, consi | Parlanti of Casti, 487--498—the Ric-
dered, 204-207-the oppressive con- ciardetto of Forteguerri, 503–505—the
duct of certain public libraries exposed, | Secchia Rapita of Tassoni, 506-509.

National Society, and its secretary, abuse
Literature, injury sustained by, under thel of; by Mr. Bentham, 171, 172.

existing Copyright Laws, 202–204. See Navy, (American) real state of, 13, 14-

local circumstances, that prevent the
Llanos, a district of South America, de formation of a powerful navy, 15-causes
scription of, 331-333.

of the temporary successes of the Ameri-
Local Acts of Parliament, evils of the in can navy, 17.

creased number of, considered, 413. Negroes, faculties of, not inferior to those
London, remarks on the cemeteries of, 380 of the whites, 433–6pecimens of Negro

-neglected in the reign of Charles II. eloquence, 454, 455.

Negro-insurrection in South America, nu.
Longitude, (Board of) graduated premiums tice of, 330, 331.
offered by, 260.

New Orleans, profanation of the Sunday at,
Longman and Co. (Messrs.) losses sustained 157, 158—state of society there, 159.
by, under the existing Copyright Act, New York, number of insolvents at, 5.

note.--extravagant rents of houses there,

133, 134-state of religion there, 132
Magnetic Needle, known to and used byl and of society and manners, 127, 128-







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degrading treatment there, of persons of Particular Acts of Parliament, alarming in-
colour, 129.

crease of, considered, 413-415.
Nobility of Hayti, account of, 454.

|Parties in America, political views of, 23.
Nursery Literature, antiquities of, 914 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 byl ridiculed by Aristophanes, under the
MM. Grimm, 95, 96-the popular fical 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- lin, 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, 184—revisit Asia, 183—their
Odour of sanctity, probable origin of, 377. 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, 184—their 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 Nan-king, described, 3, 4.

Promenade aux Cimetières de Paris, 359.
Paris, churchyard of the Innocents at, de. See Cemeteries.

scribed, 381, 382-account of its exhu- Publicatious, (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, 3914 Religion, baneful effects of the non-esta-
obscrvations on the taste displayed inblishment, 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 it, 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- Revenuc-Laws, the number and intricacy
racter, 479—486.

of, considered, 406—410.
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.

Ronjantic Poems of the Italians, remarks

on the material of, 510_historical tradi- ment 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), au intelligent Eskimaux,
and arising from the feudal ages, 514–1 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 of the impo-
of the Italian Romantic poetry, 517-licy of, 422.
examination of the Morgante of Pulci, Schlegel (Frederick), Lectures on the His-
5184525—and of the Morgante Mag- tery of Literature, 971—his character of
giore of Bojardo, 526-comparison bo- 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, 527-541- 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 Cythira, cha-
racteristics of the heroic and romantic racter of, 461-remarks on the tendency
poetry of the Italians, 544-548—the of the poetical school to which he be-
Gerusalemme of Tasso,550_his Aminta, longs, 460_character of his Revolt of
554-observatiuns on the genius and Islan), 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, ibo-specimen of Mr.

a poem, 486-design of the poem, 491 Shelley's philosophical creed, 463—and

-493_specimens of it, 493—497-re of his aversion io Christianity, 464-re-
marks on its execution, 497, 498.

marks on his political system and designs,
Ross (Captain), Voyage of Discovery, 213 as displayed in his poein, 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 description 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

Saccheous, an Eskimaux interpreter, who Snow (Red), found by Captain Ross, ac-
acconi panied Captain Ross, 217—2194 count of, 229-its 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 not 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 Baffiti, 233-236-exanıination 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-l 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-l revenue laws, 406—409-of laws grant-


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