« AnteriorContinuar »
-devastations of the Turks on monuments of ancient art, 3-different
classes of Egyptian population, ib.—wretched state of the peasantry,
ib. 4, 8-character of the Copts, 4-vigorous government of Mahomet
Ali, pashaw of Cairo, ib.-police of that city, 5-its present state, 6
-account of the slave market, ib. 7-progress of the author, 7-in-
accuracy of M. Denon detected, ib.--notice of the ruins of ancient
Thebes, 8, 9-supposed remains of the statue of Memnon, 10, 11—
gallant resistance of the French by the inhabitants of Philæ, 12—
ancient ruins on that island, ib.-cataracts of the Nile, ib.-beautiful
view of them, 13-hospitable reception of Mr. Legh and his fellow
traveller by a Barâbra chieftain, ib.-erroneous calculations of the
latitude of Syene, 14-ruins at Sibhoi, 15-reception by Hassan
Cacheff, 15, 16-fine temple at Dakki, 17-account of an excavated
temple at Guerfa Hassan, 17, 18-error of Denon, detected, 19—
character and manners of the Nubians, 20, 21-interesting account
of the author's visit to a subterraneous repository of mummies, 22—
24-his dangerous return and subsequent adventures, 24-defects of
the English system of quarantine, 25.
Library of Constantinople, destroyed, 328-and at Alexandria, 329.
Life, civilized and uncivilized, evils and advantages of, considered,
Literature, state of, in Brazil, 349-of China, misrepresented by the
Romish Missionaries, 397-successfully cultivated by the East India
Company's servants, 398-state of, in England, in the seventeenth and
eighteenth centuries, 537, 538.
London (city of) resolutions of, in 1814 and 1816 contrasted, 243, 244
--seditious spirit of some of its ward meetings, 246, 247-account of
a Chinese Poem on‘London,' 399, 400-strictures on the conduct of
the Lord Mayor and Livery of London, 513-515.
Longwood House, Buonaparte's residence, description of, 500.
Lowe (Sir Hudson) treatment of Buonaparte by, fully justified, 495,
498, 499, 503, 504.
M'Crie's (Dr.) Life of Knox, remarks on, 475.
Magistrates, importance of their discharging their duties, 553.
Mahomet Ali, pashaw of Cairo, notice of, 4.
Mai (M.) discoveries of in the Ambrosian Library, 332, 333-critical no-
tices of the fragments published by him, 333-337.
Maldonado (Laurent Ferrer) Voyage de la Mer Atlantique à l'Océan Pa-
cifique, &c. 529-account of the work from the editor, 145-analysis
of the Relation, with proofs of its errors, 146–153.
Malthus (Mr.) recommendation of county banks by, 98.
Manufacturing System, effects of, 542-English manufactures, why not
so flourishing as formerly, 543, 544.
Manuscripts (Ancient), causes of the rarity of, 323, 324-the loss of
Greek manuscripts most extensive, 325-innovations on them made
by Maximus Planudes, 326-destruction of MSS, by the monks, 327,
328-and of the Alexandrian library, by the Saracens, 329-different
names and species of MSS. 330-nature of a Palimpsestus, or Codex
Rescriptus, ib. 331-account of the Bobian MSS. discovered in the
Ambrosian Library, at Milan, 332–337.
Manuscrit venue de St. Hélène d'une manière inconnue, 481-proofs that
it is a mere fabrication, and not the production of Buonaparte, 509,
Maranham, present state of, 373-character of the planters, 374.
Memnon, supposed remains of the statue of, 10, 11.
Menages, or gambling clubs in Scotland, notice of, 105, 106.
Milton's Latin poetry, translated by Cowper, observations on, 117.
Missionary efforts, probable effects of, on the Sandwich Islanders, 81, 82.
Monthly Magazine, falsehoods of, exposed, 247-547, note-seditious
pamphlet recommended by it, 268, 269.
Monthly Review of Godwin's Political Justice, observations on, 536, 537.
Montholon (Count) Memoir of, concerning Buonaparte, 480-most pro-
bably not his production, 485-examination of its falsehoods respect-
ing the treatment of Buonaparte by the allied sovereigns, 488-491-
false statement of, concerning Buonaparte's residence, 492-his ex-
travagant claims of Imperial dignity, 492-494-false assertion rela-
tive to Buonaparte being prohibited from all correspondence, 496,
497-his statement of Napolione's treatment, disproved by facts,
More (Sir Thomas), anecdote of, 250, 251.
Mollineur's globe, said to have been whitewashed by the Benchers of the
Inner Temple, 165.
Mummies, description of a subterraneous cavern of, 22—24.
N. Senhora do O, festival of, described, 377-381. ·
Natal (town) description of, 355.
Nile, cataracts of, described, 12, 13.
Nubians, character and manners of, 20, 21.
North-west Company, servants of, assassinate Governor Semple and his
suite, 131, 132-origin and system of the Company, 134, 135-op-
pression of their servants by the Company, 136-and of the Indians,
137-instances of unpunished villany on the part of the Company,
137-141-vast number of furs annually caught by them, 143.
North-west Passage, notice of efforts for the discovery of, 154-voyage
of Caspar de Cortereal, ib.-of Sir Martin Frobisher, 155-of Captain
Davis, ib.-of Sir James Lancaster and Captain Waymouth, 156—of
Captain Hudson, ib.—his wretched end, 157-voyage of Sir Thomas
Button, ib. of Bylot and Baffin, 158-of Foxe and James, 159, 160
-attempts made by the Hudson's Bay Company, 161, 162—and by
Captains Moor and Smith, 162-of Captain Cook and his associates,
163, 164-of Mr. Duncan, 165–167-review of the circumstances
which render it probable that a north-west passage is practicable,
Opposition, historical sketch of the origin and progress of, 520–522.
Parliamentary Reform, tracts on, 225-state of the country at the con-
clusion of the late war, 225, 226—the causes, objects, and policy of
that war considered, 226-231-conduct of Buonaparte in Italy,
233-in Egypt, ib.—and in Holland, 234-noble reply of his Majesty
to the menaces of Buonaparte, ib.-state of the country during the
peace of Amiens, and at the commencement of the subsequent war,
236-238-successes of the British arms in the Peninsula, 239-opi、
nions of the Common Council of the city of London in 1814 and 1816,
contrasted, 243, 244-causes of the late distresses, 245-277-peti-
tions for parliamentary reform, 245-spirit of some of the speechifiers
on this topic, 246, 247-falsehoods of the Monthly Magazine ex-
posed, 247-the late riots, the effect of a preconcerted plan, 248, 249
-discord and opinions on parliamentary reform, 252, 253-the
House of Commons better constituted now than at any former period
of British history, 255-present state of representation in some coun-
ties, 256-disgraceful practices tolerated at Bristol, ib.—and at Not-
tingham, 257-elections ought to be popular in some places, 257-
bribery practised in the small open boroughs, ib.-means of reform
proposed by the ultra-Whigs, 258-abolition of sinecures, 259-in-
efficiency of the plans of reform, recommended by them, 260, 261—
political creed of the Spencean philanthropists, 263-principles of
their founder, Spence, 265, 266-his conduct on trial for sedition,
267-his sentence and subsequent course of life, 268-remarks on
the inflammatory language of the Examiner, 273-and of Mr. Cob-
bett, 273-276-time, the only remedy for our present distresses, 278.
Paterson (Robert, a Scottish covenanter) anecdotes of, 446, 447.
Peasantry (Egyptian) wretched state of, 4, 8.
Pernambuco, account of the government of, 348-state of the Indians
there, 365, 366.
Personification, importance of, in poetry, 395.
Phila (island of) notice of ancient ruins on, 12-gallant resistance of
the French by its inhabitants, ib.
Phillips (Counsellor) Speeches and Poems, 27-specimens of his Emerald
Isle,' 28, 29--and of bombast from his 'Speeches,' 30-36—his poli-
tical tergiversations, 37.
Picturesque Gardening, remarks on, 426-428.
Pitou (M.) anecdote of, 540.
Plautus, fragments of the plays of, newly discovered, 334.
Plumptre (Anne) Residence in Ireland, 337-account of her embarka-
tion, 338-specimens of her blunders, 339-344.
Poetry, proper subjects for, 395, 396.
Poor Laws, observation on the inefficiency of, 91-revision of, abso-
lutely necessary, 278.
Poor Rates, pressure of, counteracted by the establishment of Corpora-
tion Boxes and Friendly Societies, 94, 95-Mr. Curwen's plan for
mitigating their pressure, 96.
Popular Disaffection, tracts on the rise and progress of, 511-proofs of
the existence of such disaffection against the government, 512-515
-causes of, during the civil wars, 516-effects of the Reformation
on, 517-state of popular disaffection during the reigns of Charles I.
and Charles II., 518, 519-account of the first opposition, 520, 521,
522-disaffection of the Jacobites, 524, 525-progress of disaffec-
tion in the present reign, 530, 531-circumstances that contributed
to it, 532, 533-effects of the American revolution on, 534-reme-
dies for the existing disaffection, 553, 554.
Porden (Miss) The Veils, a poem, 387-difficulties of her subject, ib.
remarks on the machinery of the Sylphs, 388-fable of her poem,
392-extracts from it, with remarks, ib.-393-396.
Portugal, sketch of Buonaparte's usurpations in, 238.
Publications (New) lists of, 280-555.
Quarantine, defects of the English system of, 25.
Recife, in Brazil, account of, 345, 346-festival of Good Friday, how
celebrated there, 347.
Reformation (the) effects of, in this country, 517.
Religion, indifference for, how best to be counteracted, 553.
Representation, parliamentary, state of, in some counties, 256.
Repton (H. Esq.) fragments on landscape gardening, 416-objects of his
art, 423-extracts from, on the interior and exterior of houses, 424
-on the situation of a kitchen garden, 425-on picturesque garden-
ing, 426-428-on the sources of the pleasure derived from a gar-
den, 429, 436.
Riley (James) Narrative of the Shipwreck and Captivity of, 287-depar-
ture from Hartford, ib.-wrecked, with his crew, on Cape Bojador
coast, 288-description of a group of the natives, 289-pillaged by
them, 290, 291-the author and his crew escape in their long-boat,
292-wrecked again on Cape Barbas, 293, 294-taken captive by
the Arabs, 295-and marched into the interior, 296-their suffer-
ings in crossing the Desert, 297-299-the author and several of his
crew purchased by Sidi Hamet and Seid, two Arab traders, 299-
marched northward across the Desert, 301, 302-reach the river El
Wod Noon, 303-dispute between their masters, 304-arrival at
Mogadore, 305-redeemed by Mr. Willshire, the British consul, ib.
-his hospitable reception of the captives, 306-veracity of the nar-
rative confirmed, 287.
Rose (Rt. Hon. George) Observations on Banks for Savings, 89-opinion
of, on the poor laws, 91, 92-analysis of his bill for regulating Sav-
ing Banks, with observations thereon, 111-115.
Rousseau, poetical character of, 197-199.
Ruins, notices of ancient, at Thebes, 8, 9-on the island of Philæ, 12
-at Sibhoi, 15.
Ruthwell Savings Bank, notice of, 101-account of its plan, 106, 107.
Sandwich Isles, observations on the present state of, 78-effects of super-
stition on the inhabitants, 80-the probable effects of Missionary
efforts considered, 81-number, extent, and population of, 83-
importance of these islands, 84.
Santini (M.) Appeal to the British nation on the treatment of Buonaparte,
480-charges the British government with the design of starving
Buonaparte, 505-refutation of his falsehood, 506, 507-and of his
assertions concerning Buonaparte's ill-treatment, 508.
Savings Banks, or Provident Institutions, review of pamphlets on, 89—
notice of one instituted at Kelso, 95-and at Tottenham for children,
97-Savings banks recommended originally by Mr. Malthus, 98-
account of one at Wendover, ib.—and of a charitable bank at Tot-
tenham, 99-notices of Savings banks at Bath, 100-at Ruthwell,
101-at Edinburgh, 101, 102-at London, 103, 104-and in other
places, 103-analysis of the plan adopted by the Ruthwell Savings
bank, 106, 107—and by the Dumfries and Edinburgh banks, 108,
109-the moral tendency of such institutions vindicated, 110, 111
-outline, with remarks, on Mr. Rose's bill for regulating Savings
banks, 111-114, 115.
Scots, anecdotes of the fidelity of, 433, 434-superstitious notions of,
435, 436-their amusements, 437-439.
Seara (town) notice of, 364-anecdotes of its governor, 366, 367.
Selkirk (Earl of) Sketch of the British Fur Trade in North America, &c.
129-his benevolent attempts to prevent emigration to the United
States, 129, 130-obtains a grant of land from the Hudson's Bay
Company, 130-massacre of Governor Semple and his suite, by the
servants of the North-west Company, 131, 132-subsequent conduct
of Lord Selkirk, 132-origin of the fur trade, 133-nefarious prac-
tices of the traders, ib.-origin and system of the North-west Com-
pany, 134, 135-remarks on that system, 135-oppression by the
Company of their own servants, 136-and of the Indians, 137-in-
stances of unpunished villany on the part of the North-west Com-
pany, 137-141-vast number of furs annually caught by the Com-
pany, 143-remarks on Lord Selkirk's plan of colonization, 142.
Semple (Governor of Hudson's Bay) assassinated by the servants of the
North-west Company, 131, 132.
Sertanejos, character and manners of, described, 367-370.
Shakspeare, absurd emendations of, 86-88.
Sibhoi, notice of ancient ruins at, 15.
Slave-market of Cairo, account of, 6, 7.
Slavery and slave-trade of Brazil, present state of, 384-386.
Socinianism, observations on the progress of, in this country, 535, 536.
Spain, sketch of Buonaparte's usurpations in, 238-driven thence by
British valour, 239.
Spencean Philanthropists, creed of, 263-remarks on it, 264-account
of their founder and his tenets, 265, 266, 547, note—his speech on
his trial for sedition, 267-his punishment, 268.
Stuart (Alexander, of Invernahyle) interesting anecdotes of, 433, 434.
Sumner (Rev. J. B.) Treatise on the Records of the Creation, 37-Ge-
neral character of his work, 39-42-abstract of his argument for
the evidence of the existence of the Creator, 40, 41-43-pecu-
liarity and object of the Hebrew polity, 44, 45-abstract of Mr.
Sumner's proofs of the wisdom of the Deity, as discoverable by the