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Châteauvieux, M., his computation of the proprie-
tary families in France, 113 n.
Chemistry, commencement of the era in, 51; phe- Fairhold, F. W. See Dres3.
nomena of, ib.
• Faraday's Experimental Researches in Electrici.
Child-murder, prevalence of, amongst the Romans, ty,' from the Philosophical Transactions, 19th,
20th, and 21st series, 49; character of the me-
Christian festivities, irreverence of, 193 n.
moirs, 49, 50 ; Dr. Faraday's place as a discoverer
Clarendon, inaccuracies of, 6.
in this branch of science, 50; the magnetizing
Climate, influence of, morally and politically, 190 ; of light, 58; phenomenon of polarized light ex-
Montesquieu's doctrine of, ib. n.
plained, 59; the electro-magnet, ib ; descrip-
Collier, J. P. See Shakspeare.
tion of experiment by Dr. Faraday, 60; further
Colchester, Lord, his diary, 267,
experiments, ib. ; the general law as to the phe-
Collingwood, Lord. See Brenton.
nomena of rotation in polarized light, ib. ; the
Cordara, Giulio Cesare, birth of, 80 ; literary per- rotative influence over a ray of light possessed by
formances of, ib.; his history of the expedition different substances, 61; the question as to po-
of Charles Edward, 75, 80; description of the larized light propounded, ib.; earlier impres-
Highlanders by, 84; allusions to the Presbyterian sions regarding the discovery, ib. ; relation be-
clergy, 84, 85; spelling of English surnames, tween light and the magnetic and electric forces,
62; the infirmity of language in application to
Corinth, 182, 183.
the subjects, 62, 63; magnetic condition of all
Costume, British,' by J. R. Planché. See Dress. matter, 63; old distinction between magnetic
Country Party, the policy and strength of, 144. and non-magnetic bodies, ib. ; Dr. Faraday's dis-
Crime, statistics of, by persons under twenty years covery as to the latter described, 64; experi-
of age, 71; carelessness of tradesmen and ser- ments on, 64, 65; his general deductions, 67;
vants a great inducement to, ib.
and see Science,
Cromwell, Oliver, his chambers in Lincoln's Inn, Fashion, Annals of,' by a Lady of Rank. See
Cyrus, the tomb of, 226; inscriptions on, 226, 227; Flandin, M., his account of discoveries at Khorsa-
his vision, 229.
bad, 235; and see Botta.
Flunkey, etymology of the word, 185 n.
Foundling hospital, the first on record, 193 n.
France. See Agriculture.
D'Arblay, Madame, on the death of Burke, 262 n. Free trade, fallacies of, respecting foreign assist-
Darius, Hystaspes, monuments of, 223. And see ance, i08, 122; present condition and future
prospects of the country in reference to, by F.
Decrès, M. See Brenton.
C., 128; the repeal of the malt-tax considered,
Dedekindus, some account of, 196 n.
Deity, on the omnipotence of the, 194.
Dietaries, average of, in France and England, 116
Gallus and Charicles, Tales of. See Greeks and
Drama, the decline of the Roman, 195; the Italian Romans.
and Spanish, 196 ; the ancient Portuguese, 90: Garrett, Mr., his play of the ‘Auto de Gil Vicente,
history of, 91. And see Vicente.
Dress, the Art of, &c , 200; caprice in, 201; in George III., opposition of, to Catholic Emancipa-
convenience of the present male attire, ib. ; ef- tion, 268 et seq.; his assiduity in matters of bu-
fects of a well-chosen feminine toilet, 201, 202 ; siness, 275, 276 ; letters of, on the Priestly Riots,
the dress of women an index to their qualities,
202; examples, 202, 203; three grand unities Greeks and Romans, the, private life of, illustrated
of dress to be observed, 203; female dress of by Professor Becker, iso; plan of his Tales,
the present day considered, 204, 205 ; the 181; the Gallus, 181, 182; the Charicles, 182,
gown, 205; the skirt, ib. ; flounces, ib.'; the 183; the character of Corinth, ib. and note; the
scarf, ib.; mantillas, 206; shawls, ib. ; irregu- obscureness of the national private life of, in
larity in drapery recommended, ib. ; the hat, ib.; classical remains, 183; patriotism of antiquity
its want of character, ib. ; the plain straw hat ib.; definition of slavery, and the different sys-
recommended, ib.; merits of the old costumes, tems described, 183, 184 ; the employment of
207; head-dresses, 207, 208 ; effect of different slaves, 184, 185; their punishments, 135; privi-
styles on the same person, 208; the present style lege of Athenian slaves, ib.; preponderance of
not adapted to old women, ib.; the beau ideal of slaves over freemen, 186; the prices of, 187;
a real old woman, 208, 209; absurdity of their amusements and accomplishments of the Greeks
wearing juvenile dress, 209; the worst aspect of and Romans, ib. ; games and shows of Rome, 187,
female old age, ib. n. ; the style of dress in Sir the Spoliarium, 188 ; Greek national games,
P. Lely's portraits, 212; in those of Sir Joshua 188, 189; influence of satire on vice, 189; com-
Reynolds, 213; the head-dress, 213, 214; hair- parative general decency in the Roman stage, ib.;
powder, 214; on the dressing of English wom
omen female life in Greece, 190, 191 ; club-houses,
compared with French and German, 215.
191; treatment of women in Rome, ib. ; the
Dyce, Rev. A. See Shakspeare.
wholesome influence of their presence on exhi-
bitions, ib. ; Roman dramatic authors, 191, 192;
reasons for their being borrowers only, 192; con-
sequences of their imitations, ib.; Grecian co-
Education, National Board of, 254 n.
medy, 193; incidents introduced, ib. ; tragedy,
Electricity, experimental researches in. See Fara- 194; M Becker's misrepresentations as to, ib. ;
doctrines inculcated by Grecian tragedians, ib.;
England and Wales, superficies and population of, contrast between the tragedians and comedians,
in 1841, 112 n.; annual value of property as- ib.; decline of the Roman drama, 195 ; periodi-
sessed to poor-rate in, ib. ; agricultural produce cal appearance of great dramatic authors, ib.;
of, compared with that of France, 121 n.
the multiplicity of dramatic productions account-
Esquiline, the, a burial-ground, 200.
ed for, 195, 196 ; crimes and punishments, 196,
197; influence of military discipline, 199; pu-
nishments for desertion, ib. ; severities of, com-
pared with our flogging in the army, 199; Roman
plan of providing for the soldier, ib.; their
* burial-clubs, 199; their burial-grounds, 199,
Grotefend, Professor, discoveries of, in cuneiform
Gurwood, Colonel, melancholy fate of, 240; pos-
thumous edition of the Duke of Wellington's
Dispatches by, 241.
Hallam, his remarks on poets, 167 n.
Hamlet. See Shakspeare.
Hardinge, Lord, 145; and see Punjab.
Henchman, etymology of the word, 185 n.
Horses in France, 127,
Income-tax. See Peel.
Inscriptions, Persian and Assyrian, 222; and see
Rawlinson, Botta, and Layard.
Ireland, superficies and population of, in 1841, 112
D. ; causes of its present calamitous state, 129;
conduct of Sir Robert Peel towards, ib. ; Lord
John Russell's policy and proceedings, ib.; un-
fairness of, towards the landlords, 131; the pub-
lic works, 131, 132; considerations on such an
undertaking, 132; the employment of the people
considered, 132, 133; relief committees, 133;
promptitude of the landed interest in making
provision for the poor, 134; amount paid to la-
bourers, ib.; detrimental effect of the Labour-
rate Act on private interests, ib.; interpretation
of the act by the Lord-Lieutenant, ib. ; effect of
the act, 135; officers appointed under the act,
ib.; Colonel Douglass's advice at Tipperary, 135,
136; rashness of the Government undertaking,
136 ; defence of the Government by one of its
officers, 136, 137; amount of expenditure, 138;
increase of the trade in arms, ib.; Mr. Labou-
chere's letter to the magistrates, ib.; and see Poor
Italy, memorials of the Stuarts in, 76.
Esq., 1; cool reception of, by Charles I., 2;
joins the Covenanters, ib. ; expeditions to the
north, 3; conference with Huntley, ib.; treache-
ry of the Covenanters, ib. ; Montrose's resent-
ment, ib. ; he re-enters Aberdeen, ib. ; the
slaughter of lap-dogs, ib.; the Raid of Stone.
haven, 3,4; interview between Montrose and the
King, 4; the King prepares to invade Scotland,
the bond at Cumbernauld, ib.; Montrose
crosses the Tweed, ib. ; passage of the Tyne, 5 ;
and battle of Newburn, ib. ; the Long Parlia-
ment,' ib. ; Montrose's letter to the king, ib. ; is
summoned before the Coinmittee of Estates, ib.;
and imprisoned, ib.; the King's arrival in Scot-
land, 6; and his intercession for Montrose, ib. ;
Montrose discloses the treachery of Hamilton and
Argyle, ib.; "the Incident,' 6, 7; release of
Montrose, 7; his advice to the Queen, ib. ; in-
terview with Henderson, 8; proceeds to the
court of Charles, ib. ; is appointed Lieutenant-
General, 9; and created a Marquis, ib. ; arrives
at Inchbrakie, 10; gives battle to Lord Elcho's
army, 11; his skill as a General, 11, 12; • Rea-
sons for the surrender of Perth,' 12; murder of
Kilpont, ib.; Montrose marches on Aberdeen-
shire, 12, 13; the surprise at Fyvie Castle, 13;
enmity between the houses of Campbell and
Graham, 14; march on Inverary, ib.; Aight of
Argyle, ib. ; battle of Inverlochy, 15; Montrose
turns again on Aberdeenshire, ib. ; Urrey sent to
reinforce Baillie, 16; they pursue Montrose, ib.;
battle of Aulderne, 16, 17; of Alford, 17; of
Kilsyth, 18; flight of Argyle, ib. ; clemency of
Montrose, ib. ; appointed Captain-General, 19;
is deserted by the Highlanders, ib. ; defeated by
Leslie, 20; flies to Peebles, and to the Highlands,
ib.; the `Slain-men's-lee, 21; Montrose raises
another army, ib. ; is joined by Sir John Urrey,
ib.; the King surrenders himself to the Scotch,
ib.; Montrose dismisses his army, 22; and leaves
Scotland, ib. ; his life in exile, 22, 23; the key
to secret correspondence of, 23 ; his ' love-song;'
ib.; conduct of Henrietta Maria towards, 24;
his feelings on hearing of the murder of Charles
I., ib.; tenders his allegiance to Charles II., ib. ;
arrives in Scotland, 25; his progress, ib.; is de-
feated at Corbiesdale, 26; his wanderings, 26,
27; is made prisoner, 27; anecdote of the lady
Skibo, 27, 28; stratagem of the lady Grange, 28;
insults offered to, ib. ; sentence on, ib.; exhibi-
tion of, at Edinburgh, 28, 29; lines on his prison
window, 30; execution, 30, 31; his heart, 31;
character, 31, 32.
Johnson, Dr., Shakspearian labours of, 169; his
view of the character of Hamlet, ib.
Khorsabad. See Botta.
Knight, Charles. See Shakspeare.
Lassen. See Rawlinson.
Napier, Mark, Esq. See Montrose.
Law, the slight knowledge of, amongst laymen, 31; Nimroud. See Layard.
increase in law-making since Reform Bill, ib. ;
education in, neglected at the Universities, ib. ;
law students in the time of Henry VI.,
Charles II., 36.
Optical science, commencement of era in, 52; and
Lavard, Mr., discoveries of, at Nimroud, 239, 240.
phenomena of, ib.
Lely, Sir Peter, portraits by. See Dress.
Loughborough, Lord, on the payment of the Roman
Catholic Clergy, 271.
Peel, Sir R , influence of his policy on the state of
Ireland, 129; his preference to direct instead of
indirect taxation, 143; proof of his having re-
Malt-tas, the, Repeal of, 143.
Behistan, 223 ; account of the tomb of Cyrus by, tricts, 68, 69; origin of ragged schools, 69, 70;
difficulties contended with, 70; zeal of the
Property, the law of descent of, in France, 110; teachers, ib.; statistics of crime by persons under
and see Agriculture.
20 years, 71; carelessness of trades-people and
Punjab, war of the, 145 n. ; Lord Hardinge's plan servants, ib. ; meaning of a • Dealer in Marine
of reinforcing the advanced posts, ib. ; inaccura- Stores,' 72; number of schools in existence, ib.;
cies in Q. Rev., vol. lxxviii., corrected, 146. the Jurston-street school, ib. n. ; the course of
Poor Law, remarks on out-door relief, by A. Shafto study, ib.; the industrial class, ib.; expenses of
Adair, Esq., 248; the report of the Scotch Poor the establishment, ib. ; social condition of the
Law Commissioners, ib.; the principle of the children, 72, 73; anecdotes, 74 ; effect of schools,
Irish Poor Law, 248, 249; consequences of esta- ib.; provincial schools, ib.; scheme for an indus-
blishing out-door relief in Ireland, 249; the bur- trial day-school, 74, 75.
dens on the landed interest considered, 249, 250; Science, physical, present state of, 49 ; tendency
the modes of assessment in Scotland, 250; the to pursue by direct experiment the more subtle
system of middlemen, 251; caution to be ob- elements of the material world, 50; commence-
served in legislative changes, ib.; plan proposed ment of the era in chemistry, 51; in electricity,
for cases of exacting excessive rent, 251, 252 ; ib.; in optical science, 52; in astronomy, ib.; in .
effect of over-rented land on the people, 252; geology, 53 ; physical geography, ib.; heat, ib. ;
Ireland not yet fit for permanent legislation, ib. ; physiology, ib. ; increasing exactness of science
means to be adopted for the attainment of truth, in all methods of research, 54; Liebig's princi-
253; Mr. Adair's account of the applicants for ple on combination and decomposition of matters,
work at Ballymena, ib. ; relations of Great Bri- ib., n. ; want of perception among the Ancients,
tain with Ireland, 254 ; the duty of England, ib.; ib.; progress of analysation in chemistry, 55; of
the immediate cause of Irish misery, 256 ; pro- knowledge in meteorology, and its phenomena,
bable effect of the potatoe disease on the people, ib.; in physical geography, ib.; in zoology, 55,
ib. ; Mr. Nicolls's sketch of the desultory and 56; in geology, 56 ; in astronomy, ib.; general
idle habits of the Irish, ib. ; the scramble for the progress in instrumental perfection, 57; the
Government light-work, 257; a system for the steam-engine, ib.; electricity, ib.; and see Fara-
care of the sick recommended, ib. ; the princi.
ple on which the Relief Bill will be carried, Scotland, superficies and population of, in 1841,
258 ; the duty of the House of Lords with regard 112, n.; and see Poor Law.
Shakspeare, editions of, by Charles Knight and J.
P. Collier, Esqrs., 167; Mr. Dyce's remarks
upon, 167, 170; his high notion of his calling,
Ragged schools, 67; and see Schools.
167; Johnson's Shakspearian labours, 167, 168 ;
Raikes, Rev. H. See Brenton.
his view of Hamlet, 16s; the want of a new edi-
Rawlinson, Major H. C.; the Persian cuneiform tion of, ib.; a wide field for discovery still open,
inscription at Behistan deciphered and trans- 171; the opening scene in Hamlet, ib.; Shak-
lated, with a Memoir by, 222; coincidence in speare's attention to the subtlest minutiæ, ib.;
the interpretation by different parties, 222, 223 ; Wonderful compression of the scene, 172; charac-
Professor Grotefend’s discoveries, 223; descrip- teristic of Hamlet, 173; his reasons for assuming
tion of the arrow-headed characters, ib.; inquiries madness, ib.; the scenes between Hamlet and
by MM. Martin, Rask, and Bournouf, 221; com- Polonius, ib.; Warburton's criticisms, 174; the
pleteness of Lassen's alphabet, ib.; industry of scene with Rosencrantz and Guilderstern, 174-
Major Rawlinson, ib. ; disadvantages of his iso- 176; the 'method' in the madness intended by
lated position, 225; meets with M. Westergaard, Shakspeare, 176 ; the character of Polonius,
226 ; account of actual historical discoveries, ib.; 177; the scene with Ophelia, ib.; difficulties of
the tomb of Cyrus, ib.; its inscription, 226, 227; easy passages viewed through the medium of a
inscriptions commemorative of Darius, 227; wrong idea, 178; the character of Hamlet, 179,
situation and description of Behistan, 227, 228; 180,
inscriptions there, 228; explanation of the Sheep, one of the chief causes of the prosperity of
sculpture, ib.; Darius's right to the throne of Per- England, 124 ; details regarding, in France and
sia considered, 228, 229; how represented in the England, 121, 12); extent of sheep-farming in
inscriptions, 229; prediction respecting, ib. ;. England, 125, n.
transcript of part of the Behistan inscription, Sidmouth, Henry, Viscount, the “Life and Corre-
229, 230; the Magian conspiracy, 231; deriva- spondence of,' by the Hon. and Rev. G. Pellew,
tion of the word • Ormazd’ considered, 232 ; in- D.D., 259; Addington's birth and early life, 260;
scriptions at Persepolis, ib.; monument of Da- intimacy with Pitt, ib.; elected for Devizes, 261;
rius, ib.; names of the conspirators against Go. reluctance to take part in debate, ib.; Speaker-
ship, ib., n.; the speaker's salary, ib ; the most
Registration of titles, a general system of, recom- indispensable quality for filling the chair, ib., n.;
mended, 118 11.
Mr. Burke's dagger scene, 262; anecdotes of Mr.
Reynolds, costume in portraits by, 213.
Pitt, 262, 263; Addington as financier, 264;
Romans, private life of, 180.
accepts the command of a troop of yeomanry,
Russell, Lord John, his opinions on · Party,' 129, 205; duel between Pitt and Tierney, ib.; speech
130; his late political policy, 130; his pledge on the Irish Union, ib.; the first parliament of the
on withdrawing the Irish Arms Act, 139; re- United Kingdom, 266 ; Cabinet deliberations on
marks of, on the double Spanish marriage nego- Catholic emancipation, 267; the king's letter
tiated after the Peace of Utrecht, 217.
to the speaker, 208; censure due to Pitt, ib.;
character of Lord Malmesbury's diaries, 209;
the king's doubts arising out of the coronation
Salt, as food for cattle, 125, 126 n.
oath, 270; Lord Loughborough's observations on
Schools, Ragged—“The second annual Report of the payment of the Roman Catholic clergy, 271;
the Ragged-School Union, established for the arrangements for a new ministry, 272; indisposi-
support of schools for the destitute poor,' 67; tion of the king, 273 ; Mr. Addington's prescrip-
description of the class of beings benefited by, tion, ib.; Pitt's assistance to Addington in the
CS; filthy state of some of the metropolitan dis- formation of a new ministry, 274; distribution
of offices, ib. ; Canning's pleasantries, 274, 275, ib.; differences between Jamey and his wife, 78,
and note ; the Addington ministry, 275; form of 79; Stuart relics, 79; expedition of 1745, ib. ;
communication between the king and his minis. Cordara's account of, 80 ; character and pursuits
ters, ib.; the peace of Amiens, 278; rupture be- of Charles Edward, ib.; he joins the Spanish
tween Pitt and Addington, 279, 280 ; Dr. Pel. Camp at Gaeta, 80, 81 ; descent upon Scotland
lew's charge against Pitt, 280, 281; commission proposed, 81; the Prince leaves Italy, 81, 82 ;
of naval inquiry, 281; message of March, 1803, his adventures, 83; at Paris, ib.; arrives in Scot-
292; Nelson's note, ib.; feeling between Pitt land, 84; his captivating manners, ib.; the re-
and Addington, ib.; negotiations between, 282, treat from Derby, 85; wanderings, ib.; devotion
253; Pitt's own version, 283; important result of Sheridan, ib.; escape, 85, 86; in aster-life, 50;
of the negotiation, ib.; Mr. Tierney's appoint- marriage, ib. ; death, ib. ; funeral, 86, 87; his
ment, 284; result of the motions of censure on will, 87, 88; the Duchess of Albany, 85; the
ministers, ib.; the King's letter to Addington Stuart Papers, ib.; will of Cardinal York, 89.
thereon, ib.; effect of Buonaparte's intended in- Steam-engine, the, perfection of, 57.
vasion on political parties, ib.; Mr. Pitt's expla- Stoics, their doctrine on destiny, &c., 194.
natory letter to the King, 285; his opposition to
the ministry, ib.; Addington's resignation, ib. ;
the King's letter to him, 286 ; Mr. Pitt's minis- Taxation. See Malt-Tax and Income-tax.
terial proceedings, ib.; reconciliation with Ad- Tories, policy and inclination of, 142.
dington, ib ; comments on Addington's refusal
to accept a peerage or parliamentary provision,
256, 257; is created Viscount Sidmouth, 287; Universities, the course of study at the, 34, 33;
his resignation and its retraction, 288 ; his resig. the ten years' degree, 35, n.; gentleinen-com-
nation accepted, 259; the style of subscription moners, 33; private tutors, 39; • College debt,'
used between Mr. Pitt and Lord Sidmouth, ib., 41.
note; death of Pitt, ib.; Sidmouth joins the Urbino. See Stuarts.
* All the Talents' administration, 290; his oppo- Utrecht, treaty of. Considerations respecting the
sition to the slave-trade abolition, 291 ; death of marriage of the Duke of Montpensier, with refer-
Fox, ib.; proceedings for procuring the admis. ence to, 215; protest of England respecting, ib.;
sion of Catholics to the staff of the army, ib.; ne- probable effect of, ib.; interpretation of the treaty
gotiations with Canning, 292; negotiations with by Lord Palmerston erroneous, 215, 216 ; avowed
Percival, 292, 293 ; in opposition, 293 ; factious contemplation of such a marriage, 216 ; the mis-
movements of, 294 ; condemnation of the Govern- sion of M. Pageot, ib.; the provisions of the treaty
unent financial measures, 295 ; dissolution of the not heretofore urged against marriages of a simi-
Duke of Portland's administration, ib.; formation lar description, 217; no mention of the treaty
of the Perceval administration, ib. ; Sidmouth made in the first protest of the British Minister,
president of the council, ib. ; death of Perceval, ib.; its governing principle, 218; the Acts of
296 ; Sidmouth Home Secretary, ib. ; the Man- Renunciation by Philip V. and the Duke of Or-
chester riots, ib.; conduct of the Government, leans, 219, 219; object of, ib.; main purpose of
ib.; Canning and Sidmouth colleagues, 297; Sid- the treaty, 220; the family compact, ib.
mouth's retirement into private life, ib. ; his
speech on the Roman Catholic Relief Bill, ib. ;
his conduct on the passing of the Reform Bill, Vandyke, style of dress in portraits of, 211.
ib.; his death, ib. ; character, 297, 298.
Vicente, Gil, character of his writinys, 90, 91;
Slavery. See Greeks.
early life and productions of, 91, 92; reasons for
Smith, Dr. Wm., his Dictionary of Greek and Ro- his writing in Spanish, 92 ; his marriage and
man Biography and Mythology, n.
family, ib. ; poverty, 92, 93; his reproof to the
Spanish Marriages. See Utrecht
clergy, 93 ; his epitaph, 94; collected works of,
sivarts, the, in Italy, 75; supporters of the Jaco- ib.; the. Cortes de Jupiter,' 105; Mr. Garrett's
bite cause in England, 75, 76; memorials in Auto de Gil Vicente,' ib.
Italy, 70; faithlessness of the Bourbons to the
Stuarts, ib.; policy of Pope Clement XI. towards,
77; the residence at Urbino, ib.; amusements of, Wellington, the Duke of, opinions on the discipline
ib. ; Feats of Hercules, 77, 78, and note; death of the army, 241, 212.
of Mary of Modena, 78 ; birth of Charles Edward, 'Westergaard, N. L. See Rawlinson.