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NAMES ANP SUBJECTS IN THE SECOND VOLUME.
• INDEX TO THE ENGRAVINGS.

Adclsberg. Grotto of, 183

Adversity, the use* of, 31

Atsop and hii Fables, 93

Alexandria, Catacombs of, 255

■ ■ excavated Tomb of the

Kings at, SSI
Alligator, description of the, 20
Alps, Horn of the, lines on, 63
Amies, volcanic Mountains of the, 39
Animals, natural affection of, 46
Aaue, Princess, daughter of Charles I.,

19
Ant and Glow-worm, 240
Anthony, St. and the Cobbler, 171
Anttparos, Grotto of, 79
Antiquity, lines on, 235
Aphorisms, 27, 31. 45, 109, 179, 233.

April, history of the mouth of, 120 Anniversaries in 120, 136, 144,

152. 160
Asia Minor, earthquakes in, 122
Ass, anecdote of, 216
Aiirung.ibad, Temples of KUora, near,

164

Hymn for Saturday Evening, 160 by Bishop Middleton, 170

Ibsambal, the Temples at, 251

Iguana, the, 173

Illustrations, local, 116

Improvement, Human, Paley on, 179

India-rubber Tree, 4

Industry, Sir Joshua Revnolds on, 146

Infant's Peril, 246

Insects, usefulness of, 143; the changes

of, 212
Intimacies, particular, Blair on, 235
Iron and Steel, improvement of by

burying, 71
Ischia and Procida* Isles of, 34

Jameson, Mrs., Remarks by, 223, 240
January, history of the month of, 7

Anniversaries in, 8, 16, 23,31

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Japanese Sea, Volcano in, 40

Jefferson's Rules for Life, 46

Jenner, Dr., forty signs of rain, 232

Jeremy Taylor, remarks by, 22, 43, 45

Jesse, remarks by, 198, 200

Jewish Talc, a, 176

Jews, the, 47

Johnson, Dr., letter to his God-daugh-
ter 53; remarks by, 15, 146;
anecdotes of, 239

liacon, Lord, extract from, 67; re-
marks by, 14. 29. 93, 114; remark
on Atheism by, 144; aphorism of,
239

Hal loons, 243

Mariana, 203

Marietta, aucient tomb at, 167

Hear, the Scandinavian, 61

Beattie, remark from, 176

Heauty, human, various ideas of, 239

Bede, the Venerable, anecdote of, 60

Hell-rock lighthouse, 157

Berkeley, Bishop, remark by, 146

Bernard, St.. the Dogs of, 177

Better Land, the, 107

Bible, history of English versions of, 53

Bird-catching in Shetland, 223

Binls and Animals, their happiness, 55

Birds, Migratory. 92, 101, 111, 189

Birds' Nests, 52

Bird Spider, the, 85;

Blair, Extracts from, 182, 187, 198. 235

Blanchard, aerial voyages of, 244-5

Blessed be thy Name, 184

Blood, circulation of the, 171

Bolton Priory, account of, 60

Bombay, famine at, 119

Borromeo, Cardinal, noblo conduct of,
153

Boyle, Hon. Robert, 91

Bradley's Sermons, extract from, 99

Bray, Mrs., on old age, 182.

Burke, remarks by, 83, 248

Bums, Robert, Biographical notice of,
102

Burying in Churches, remarks on, 53

Cactus tribe, 204

Cairo, Catacombs at, 253

Calabria, Earthquakes in, 122, 124

Campbell, Elspy. 67

Canary Islands, Catacombs of, 168

Canterbury Cathedral, account of, 138

Capital, 109

Caraccos, Earthquake at, 126

Carolina, South, Earthquakes in, 126

Catacombs, Grecian, 167

Catania, destruction of, 122

Cathedrals—York, 18; Canterbury, 138;
Lincoln. 170; Worcester, 210

Cawnpore, description of, 217

Cecal, remarks by, 2, 29. 200, 247

Cemetery, a Sicilian, 90

Centurion, Lion-head of the, 104

Chance hit, a, 240

Chapel, St. George's, Windsor, descrip-
tion of, 234

■ lines sug-
gested by a visit to, 235

Charles II., circumstances attending
his flight, 93; sarcasm of, on
Vossius, 99

Chaucer, specimen from his Melibeus,
199 *^

Chelmsford, Epitaph in the Parish
Church of. 155

Chelsea Hospital, Status of Charles II.
at, 194

Chepstow Castle, account of, 57

Chichester, Dean of* on popular lite-
rature, 12

Chirr-chaff, the. 92

Chill, Earthquake in, 127

Chinese Prison, description of, 22

Church of England, Lord Bacon's
opinion, 115

Cicero, remark, by, 14

Coleby Church, 116

Cnlerldge, remark by, 31

College, Bishop's, Calcutta, 109

Commons, House of, 25
Contentedness, Jeremy Taylor on, 231
Cottager, Russian, and Dutch Ship-
master, 95
Cotton Gown, Story of a, 87
Cowley, Abraham, the poet, 117
Cuckoo, 111

and Water-wagtails, 243

Cunning, remark on by Bacon, 239
Custom House of London, 186

Daens, John, anecdote of, 46

Deaf and Dumb, instruction of, 155

Death. Bishop Porteus on, 139

Death, preparation for, 91

Deluge, the, 91

Do Rozier, the first aeronaut, 243;

fatal voyage of, 244
Devil's Bridge, the, 23
Devotion not hostile to Cheerfulness,

243
Diffidence, instance of. 85
Distich, remarkable, 47
Drinking, intemperate, predisposition

to disease from, 158
Dromedary and Camel, 44
Drowning, Hints for the prevention of,

224
Dr. Samuel Johnson, letter of, 53;

anecdotes of, 239
Drunkenness, effects of. 13
Dutch, the, of old, 114
Dyer, lines by, 193

Earthquakes, some account of, 121
Egypt and Nubia. Cavern Temples and

Tombs of, 249
Elephant, 140

and Tiger Fight, 141

Elephanta, Temple of. 162
El-kab, Sepulchres at, 255
Grotto at, 256

England, III.. 19
England's Mem Bells, 223
Epitaphs, 45; remarkable, 53, 114, 155
Etna, Mount, 37
Evelyn, John, 68
Evening Cloud, 6

Exmouth, the late Lord, anecdote of,
144

Famine at Bombay, 119

Farewell, 159

Farnborough Church-yard, Epitaph In,

95
Fear of Death, 115
February, history of the month of, 31
Anniversaries in, 32, 48. 56,

64, 72

Fenelon. Remark by, 232

Fern-owl, 189

Ferns, 203

First Grief, the, 198

Fortune-telling, or Astrology, folly of
a belief in, 174

Fountains Abbey, Ruins of, 147

Friendly Associations, on the forma-
tion of, 182

Friendship, Bishop Mant on, 83

Friendship, lines on, 170

Frost of 1684. 13

Fuller, remarks by, 46, 63, 83

Galileo, extract from the life of, 59

Garnerin, his Balloons, 244-5

George III., a Prayer composed by, 178

Germany, Limestone Caverns in, 76

Giants' Causeway, 50

Gibraltar, Rock of, 130

Good, Dr. Mason, lines from the Per-
sian by. 215

Good Manners, remark on, bv Locke,
224

Grasses, importance of, 208

Great Amencan Aloe, 51

Gresham, Sir Thomas, his Statue, 225

Hall, Bishop, remark by, 15

Hammond, remark by, 239

Happiness, sensual, 196

Harrow on the Hill, 66

Heaths, 204

Heber, ^Bishop, biographical notice of,

108; supplicatory lines by, 178;

on the love of God, 211; his liberal

sentiments, 224.
Hecla, Mount, 39
Heraldry, No. I., the Shield, 172
Hindoo Superstitions, 42
Hooker, Richard, Biographical Notice

of, 174
Hume. David, and his Mother, 139
H umility, true, 99
Hunter, remarks by, 3, 14, 27
Hydrometer and Chinese merchant, 3
Hymn, the Mariners', 144

Jones of Nayland, remarks by, 71.

Jortin, remarks from, 71. 109, 142

July, history of the month of, 248

Anniversaries in, 248

June, history of the month of, 200

Anniversaries in, 200, 216, ,224,

232, 240

Karli, Temple of, 166
Katharine's, St., Hospital, 131
Kaulfussia, Amcllus-iike, 95
Kendal Church, Epitaph in, 53
Kent's Cavern, near Torquay, 76
King Arthur's Round Table, 188
King George's Sound, account of Na-
tives of, 62
K irauea. Volcano of, 40
Kirkdale Cave, 73
Knowledge, remark on, by Bacon, 19

Ladye Chapel, account of, 190

Land Crabs, Indian, 70

Lapwing and Hind, remark on, 237

Latimer, Bishop, letters of, 199

Leaning Towers, 114, 196, 242

Leopard, 4

Lesson, an early, 47

Letting and Hiring, 214

Life, and its end, 95

Lighthouse, the Bell-rock, 157

Lightning, powerful effect of, 200

Lima, Earthquakes at, 122

Lincoln Cathedral, 170

Lion and Unicorn, 50

Lipari, Vulcano, and Stromboli, 38

Lisbon, Earthquake at, 123

Litany, portion ofT versified, 99

Literary Trifling, M liner on, 231

Living well, 83

Lo! the lilies of the field, 184

London Stone, 63

Lords, House of, 97

Lunardi, first ascent of, in England, 244

Macdonnell on Education, 224
Magpie, anecdote of, 216
Malham Cove, Yorkshire, 212
Mant, Bishop, remarks by, 63, 71
March, history of the month of, V2

Anniversaries in, "2, 88, 96,

104, 112
Marriage Customs, ancient, 142
Materials of Writing, origin of, 46
May. the month of, history of, 160

Anniversaries In, 160, 176, 184,

192, 200

Memory, instances of, 246
Metidip Hills, Caves in the, 75
Microscope, the No. I., 82; No. II.,

148; No. HI., 236
Middleton, Bishop, Hymn by, 170
Milan, the Plague at. 153
Mineral Kingdom, No. I., Gold, 227
Moderation, Plutarch on, 232
Mole, the. 247
Monkey-bread, 204
Monkeys, the, and the Camel, 248
Monte Nuovo, Birth of, 36
Montgomery, J., the Last Day, 113.
Monument, the, of London, 106
Moon, the, 135

More, Sir Thomas, letter of, 199
More, Mrs. II., Lines by, 179

Naples, Catacombs of, 167
Nature, a lesson from* 240

Natural Caverns and Grottoes, some

account of, 73
Nelson, Lord, anecdote of, 232
Newgate, 84

Niagara, Visit to the Falls of, 242
Nightingale. Ill, 222
Night-jar, 189
Nubia, excavated Temples in, 250

Obedience, Early, lesson of, 187
Olive-tree. the. 107
Orchidem, 205

Palgrave, remark bv, 142

Palms, 203

Parachute, Garncrin's, 245

Paris, Catacombs of, 168

Parliament, Houses of, 25. 97

Pascal, remarks by, 55, 69

Passage of the Israelites through the
Red Sea, 2

Passion, remark on, by Mrs. Jameson,
223

Passions, aphorism, 99

Passover, modern celebration of, 134

Paviland, Cave of, 75

Pause before you follow example, 3 [

Pearl Fishery in Ceylon, 5

Persian Ambassador at St. Paul's, emo-
tion of, 224

Petrarch, anecdote of, 99

Phlegrneon Fields described, 36

Pisa, leaning Tower at, 242

Pitcher-plant, the, 159

Plants, on the green colour of, 63

Plato, anecdote of. 146

Plover, the great, 93

Polypi, description of, 148-9

Poole's Hole, 74

Poor Laws, 230

Popular Literature, lecture on, 12

Prayer, lines on, 135

the voice of, 192

Pride. 247

Prodigal Son, the, 119

Property, origin of, 15

Prose Writers, English, 199

Prussia, the present King of, anecdote

of, 99
Psalm Lux., paraphrase of, 71.

Rain, signs of. 232

Ralegh. Sir Walter, remarks by, HI*

198
Rambler, extract from, 235
Rattle-snake, the, 181
Raven, the, curious anecdote of, 95
Rebukes, Just, 187
Red Sea, Passage of the, 48
Reflections on retiring to rest, 216
Reid's Essays, Extracts from, 171,198,

239
Relations and Friends, the loss of, 146
Relics, curious, 198
Religion, the importance of, 59
Revenge, Mason on, 119
Rich and Poor, 21
Rome, Catacombs of, 167
Round Table, Kins Arthur's, 188
Running Water, 46
Russian Serf and people, condition of

the. 69
Rutland, Earl of, Advice by, 175

Sabbath, the Christian, remark on, 239

on the, 247

Sadler, descent of, in the Irish Sea, 245
Solsette, Temples in, 163
Sandwich Islands, Volcanoes in, 40
Saturday Evening, Hymn for, 160

Night, 176

Science, practical, curious discoveries

in, 191
Scorpion, the, 197
Scott, remarks by, 67. 192. 231
Scott, Sir Walter, remark by, 71
Seed, remark by, 45
Self-conceit, 159
Seneca, extract from, 99; remark by,

119
Sensual Happiness, 198
Sherlock, exhortation by, 91; extract

from, 178
Shetland Islands, Bird-catching in, 228
Shropshire peasant's son, the, 90
Silent he sleeps, 43
Sinking, the art of, 239
Slide of Alpnach, 207
Snow-storms, Scotch, 27
South, remark by, 159, 247
Spenser, Edmund, biographical notice

of, 189
Spirit of Life aud Love, 3
Spirituous Liquors, history and effect*

of, 86
Spring Journeys the* 187

Spring, lingular,'196
Stage-coach Travelling. 237
Statues. National.—Charles I.. 146;
L Charles II„ lWj Sir T. GreBliam,

sas

Straw-platting, 39, 178

St. John the Apostle, anecdote of, 83

Sugar-cane, Cultivation of, 210

• preparation of. 220; mode of

renuing in Europe, 222
Sulphur Island. 40
Sunibawa. eruption of, 40
Supporters of the ltoyal Arms, ancient

and modern. 50
Surinam Toad, 15
Surnames, on the origin of, 6
Swallows, 101
Syracuse, Catacombs of, 167

Table-talk, Luther's, extract from, 114
Tapestry, the Bayeux. 92.

Taxes, 150

Taylor, Jeremv. Letter from, to Joan

Evelyn, 223
-ou repentance, 135; remarks

by, 14, 22, 43, 45
Tea, cultivation, manufacture, and use

of, 9
Temple, ancient, at GireentI, 100
Temples, Cavern, and Tombs, account

of, 161
Testu, M„ his ascent from Paris, 245
Thebes, &c. Catacombs of, 253
The days of thy mourning shall be

ended, 26 «,

The Way to be Happy, 15
Thursday, Maumly, or Sucre, 115 j
Tillotson, remark by, 136,
Time, lines on, 153
Time'* Takings and Leavings, 219
Titus, Arch of 27
To my Son, 23

Towers," Leaning, 'of Bologna,'' 114;
Caerphilly and Bridgenortn Cas-
* ties. 196; Pisa. 242
Townson, remark by, 159
Trading. Sunday, 8?
Truth, 99

— the power of, 69

Tusser's Poems, extract from, 14)
Twelfth-day, old customs on, 4
Twilight, 199

Vaccination among the American In-
dians, 223

Vegetation, on the various characters
of. 201

Vesuvius, Mount, 35 *,.

Victory, the fore-mast of the, 31

VUlierV, the two, Dukes of Bucking-
ham, 233

Volcanoes, the principal, some account
of, 33

Deaf and Dumb. Asylum for, In the Old

Kent Road, 156'
De Rozicr's Balloon. 944
Devil's Bridge, Cardiganshire, 34
Dromedary, 44

Elephant. 140

El tab, Grotto at, 956

Epideudrum antennifernm, 205

Etna. Mount. 37

Evelyu, John, 68

Fern Owl, 189
Fingal's Care, Staffs, 73
Fossil Bones, 77

Gailenreuth. Cavern of, 77

Giants' Causeway, Ireland, 49

Gibraltar, Hock of. 129

Gilbert de Clare, his Shield and Coat

of Anns, 172
Girgenti, Temple of Concord at, 100

Harrow-on-the-HUl. 65

Church of. 63

Horseman and Shield, from the Seal of

King Stephen, 172
House of Commons. 25
House of Lords, 97 .

Ibsambal, Temple of, and Banks of the
Nile, 249

_ , Interiorof,252

Sculptures in,

252

Iguana, or Eatable Lizard, 1T3
India Rubber Tree. 48 . -
India Sabaa, at Ellora, 161

Kaulfussia, the Amellus-like, 95
Katharine, St., old Church of. 132
New Chapel of, 137

Kent's Cavern, entrance to, 76
Kevins, Temple of, at Ellora. 165
King Arthur's Hound Table, 188
Kirkdale Cave, entrance to, 76

Ladye Chapel, restored. View of, 180

Leaning Towers of Bologna, 113

Leopard, 4

Lincoln Cathedral. 169

Lisbon. Ruius of Cathedral at, 121

Loudon Stone, 64

Lunardi'e Balloon, 344 \

Malham Cove, 212 *
Medal, Fall of Judam, 29
Memnonium, Sculpture outside the

Walls of. 250
Microscopic Representations of Polvpi,

1489
Mole, 248

Mongolfier's Balloons, 244
Monument, the London, 105

Newgate, Old, 84
Nightingale, 112

Olive-tree, 107

Palms, Grove of, 201

Paraehntc. Garnerin's descent in a, 245

Pearl Oyster. 5

Shell, inside of, 5

Perilous situation of Major Money, 245

Pliilippa. Queen, and Edward III., 133

Phlegru-au Fields. 36\

Pines aud Firs, 207

Pisa. Leaning Tower a*. 241 \

Pitcher-plant, 159

Plover, the Great, 93

Pulistena, Fissures near, 124

Prickly Pear aud Cochineal Insects, 205

Vrxcanoet of the Mediterranean, 34;

sub-marine, 39
Vossius, anecdote of, by Addison, 99

Walton, Isaac, extract from, 134

Warton. Remark by. 174

W«taon, Bishop, on life and its end, 95

Weeping Willow. 3

Western Isles of Scotland, Caves in, 78

Weyer's Cave, Virginia, account of, 229

Wickliff, specimen of his Bible. 199

Wilmot, Sir Eardlcy, anecdote of* 239

Wokey Hole. 74

Worcester Cathedral. 210

Writing, history of, 94

YoreVs Cave, 74

York Column, the, Carlton-termce, 49

York Minster, description of* 18

Youth, the Days of my, 150

■' ■■' the Day* of our, 15a

Alligator. 90

Aloe, the great American, 53

Animalculat found in stagnant water,

81
Antiparos, Grotto of, 73
Arokcrs and Shield,, 173 J

Bamboo, punishment by, 140 "*

Bayeux Tapestry. Specimen of the, 93

Bell-rock Lighthouse, 157

Bernard. St. the Dog» of. 177'

Bird-catching in Shetland. 328 J

Bird Spider, 85

Bishop's College. Calcutta. 108

Blanchard's Balloon, and Steering Ap-
paratus, 244)

Bolton Priory, 60 ■

Borromeo, San Carlo, Statue of, 153

Bottle-tit and nest. 53

Brahmiuical Sculpture, Dus Awtar, at
Ellora, 165

Bridgenortn Castle, Shropshire, 197

Caerphilly Castle, Glamorganshire,
I9&

Camel, 44

Canterbury Cathedral, 137

Capuchin Cemetery, near Palermo, 89

Carvings on the Pulpit of SL Katha-
rine's Chapel, 133

Catania, View of the City of, 12*

Cawopore, View of, 217

Cedars of Lebanon. 208

Chepstow Castle. 57 -

Chertsey, Cowley's House at, 117

Chiir-ChafT, 92

Chrysalis and Butterfly, 913

Coleby Church, Lincolnshire, 118

. Porch oL 116

Fontof,117

Cotopaxi, Mount, 39

Cuckoo, 113

Ccstom-housa, London, 185

Kcnnery, Temple of, at Salsotto, 164 Kadiata, VTorm,, and Insect,, 236-7

Battle-snake, 181

Red Sea, Passage through, 1

Reed Wren and Nest, 53

Rosarno, Plain of, circular liollows in,

124
Ruins of Fountains Abbey, 148

Sadler's descent in the Irish Channel,

345
Scandinavian Bear, 61
Scorpion, 197

Serapis, remains of the Temple of, 126
Shields of Henry V.. Jcc 173
Spenser's residence at Kilcohnan, 189
Statue of Charles I., 145
Charles II.. 193

— Sir T. Gresham, 225

Stromboli. 1 sland of, 38

Sulphur Island. 40

Sugar-cane, opening the Land for, 230

cutting, 221

Mill, 921

Sugar Boiling-house, 221
Swallows, 101

Tea, Green, drying and rolling of, 9

• process of mixing, 13

plant, cultivation of the, 9

gathering the leaves of, 9

Temple at Elephants, 163
Titus, Arch of. 27

Bas-reliefs from, 28

Toad, the Surinam, 16

Vesuvius, Mount, 33
Vorlicella Seats. Sir

Weyer's Cave, 229

Windsor, Choir of St. George's'Chapc-

233
Worcester Cathedral. 209,

York Column, St. Jamei'i Park, 4)
York Minster, 17

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