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Scott, Sir Walter, verses on Christmas, 120. Sun, its magnitude relatively to the planets,
“ Sea-acorns,” 539.

and distance from them, 381.
Seal-hunting, 143.

Sunset in Syria, 469.
Sea starwort, 108.

Superstition, curiosities of, 256.
Secretary-bird, the, its mode of killing "Susan Lennard; or, It will come out,
snakes, 560.

571.
Seneca, his letter on the bath of Scipio Swallow, the, in Madeira, 151.

Africanus, and contrast it with those Swans, their mode of flight, 191; immense
of his own time, 93.

fiocks of, 192.
Sensitive plant, experiment upon a, 342. Swords, Toledan, 408.
Sepia, the fish so called, 124.

Syce, activity of the, 129.
Seringapatam, Tippoo Saib, 270; the

palace, specimens of native art, 271; the Tabooing, practice of, 259.
garden, 272.

Talismans, 257,
Sherry, manufacture of, 310.

Tamisier, Rose, the miracle-worker, 326.
Shopkeepers, Turkish, 171.

Tapu, rite of, in New Zealand, 425.
Sicily, volcanic islands near, 248.

Tattooing, practice of, 226.
Skaptar Jokul, eruption of, in 1783, 250. Taureau, Trou de, 554.
Sleight of hand, 256.

Tea, cultivation of, at Woo-e-Shan, 440 ; &
Snake, fight between a, and a rat, 237.

“chop,” 440; process of manufacture,
Snow, forination of, 142; coloured and 411 ; brick tea, 411.

luminous snow, 142; snow-storms and Tékrova, site of the ancient Phaselis, 434.
their fatal consequences, 143; avalanches Tellicherry, town of, 193; productions of
and snow bridges, 143; use of snow to the district, 198 ; climate and popula-
the Esquimaux, 143; snow-dogs of tion, 198; hawkers, 199; pastimes, 199.
Canada, snow-travelling, Enow-blind- Temples, Roman, in London, 355.
ness, snow-thirst, 144; protection to Teneriffe, island of, 483.
plants, 144.

Tessellated pavements, Roman, 298, 354.
"Social Influence of Music, The,' 153. Teutonic Guild, the, 472.
"Soldier's, A, Recollections of Incidents in Theodosius, his vietory over the Franks

Kafirland,' 555, 579.-A swarm of lo- and Saxons, 420.
custs, 556; commotion at Fort Peddie, Thor's Cave, Derbyshire, 322.
556 ; devastation of locusts, 557 ; beetles, Thorney, the ancient name of Westmin-
their unneighbourly propensity, 557

ster, 613.
habit of the female beetle, 557; spiders' Thoth, worship of, 358.
nests, 558; visit to Stock, 558; war- Toledó, fame of its sword-blades and
dance, 559; rite of circumcision, 559; daggers, 408; manufactory established
the secretary-bird and the snake, 560; by Charles III., 408; process of making,
visit to Eno, 579 ; his hut, 579 ; travel- a sword-blade, 409; estimated annual
lers' customs, 580; the “white Kafir," manufacture, 410.
581; appearance and costume of the Topaz, the, 404.
Kafirs, 581; death of Eno, 581; Kafir Tourmalêt, pass of the, 179.
weapons, 582; the women, 582; their Tourmaline, the, 407.
employments, 583; food, 583; supersti- “ Touter," probable origin of the term,
tion, 583; cruelty to the sick and aged, 338.
583.

Tower, ancient, belonging to the wall of
Soudjouk-kalè, fortress of, 287.

London, in the Old Bailey, 508; others
Soudjoum-kalė, fortress of, 288.

near Houndsditch, 591; at Chester,
Soulina, its Bar, 56; impositions of the 605.

lightermen, 56 ; wilful increase of the Tower Royal, remains of, 354.
obstacle to navigation, 57; the town, Training College at Chester, 607.
57.

Trajan, Valley of, its ancient fortifications,
Soy, from what made, 398,

30.
Spiders' nests, 558.

• Trees of California,' 595.
Spinel, the, 404.

Tunnels, railway, 576.
Sponge-fishers on the coast of Cyprus, 122. • Tunny Fishery, The: description of the
Stcelyard, merchants of the, 472.

tunny, 536 ; great weight of some speci-
Stephens, Mr., his researches among the mens, 536 ; its localities and migrations,

ruined cities of Central America, 430, 537; said to have given name to the
476, 197, 526.

Golden Horn, 538 ; cause of the supe.
Sterling, Agarde's derivation of the term, riority of fish from Spain and Sardinia,
445.

538; the tunny-net, 533; sca-acorns,
Stones, precious, 367, 399.

539 ; habits of the fish, 533; the harpoon
• Story, The, of a Pebble,' 279.

and drag-net, 53); the madraque, 540;
Strabo, his notice of the Circassians, 98. the tunny es an article of food, 541;
Strand, paving of the, in 1385, 92; its pelamides, 5+1; immense shoals of,
condition in Roman times, 92.

542.
Strigil, the, use of, 300.

"Turkish Feast of the Beiram, The,' 531.
Stromboli, volcanic island of, 249.

Utilitarianism, proneness of the English to,
Sumbawa, eruption in the island of, in
1815, 232.

Uxmal, ruins at, 526.

154.

Vadran, bay of, Russian settlement at,

288.
Val d'Aran, descent of the, 563.
Vampyrism, 325.
Vapour-baths, Turkish, 215.
Varna, town of, 24; its reduction by the

Russians, 25.
Vases, ancient, discovery of, 40.
Vegetables, nervous system of, 342.
Venasque, Port de, ascent to the, 551.
Versailles, 295.
Vesuvius, Mount, 248; eruption of, A.D.

79, 250; number of victims of its erup-
tions, 251.
Victoria Land, its volcano, 250.
Village Tree, The,' 620.
Vintrie, the, Thames-street, 473.
Visit, A, to Cyprus,' 121, 169, 212,
Vizagapatam, town of, 361.
Vizianagram, cantonment of, 431.
Volcanic phenomenon in the island of Lan-

cerota, 518.
Volcanoes, their nature, 248; description

of some of the most famous, and their
eruptions, 248; theories of their origin,

252.
Vulgar errors, 325.
Waite, Mr., his labours in the cause of

music, 155.
Wallachia, principality of, 253.
Wall Brook, the, 39.
Walls, the, of London, 418.

War-dance of the Kafirs, 559.
Ward, Mr., on the cultivation of plants in

closed cases, 333, 351,
Warts, pretended remedies for, 324.
Waterfall, the, of Penang, 36 ; fatal acci-

dent to two officers at, 38,
Wattair, the head-quarters of Vizagapatam,

387.
Wellingtonia gigantea, description of the,

538.
West, ruined cities of the, 450, 476, 494,

526.
Westminster Abbey, building of, 613.
Whirlwinds at Waitair, 391.
Whitney, Constance, her monument, and

legend concerning her, 541.
Willow, the, and the Banian, fable of, 383.
Wines of Xérès, 337.
* Wish, The,'312.
'Wisp of Straw, The,' 463.
Witchcraft, executions for, 325.
Wolcott on Dr. Johnson's style, 44. !
Wolverton refreshment-rooms, annual con-

sumption at, 577.
Xérès and its Wines,' 337; establishment

of M. Domecq, 338; the cellars, 340;
the manufacture, 340; imitation sherries,
341 ; dry sherries, 341 ; sweet sherries,

342.
Zarco, Gonsalvo, his voyage in search of

Madeira, 146.

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