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Adair, A. S., Esq.-The Winter of 1846-7' in An-
trim, 248. See Poor Law.
Adams, Mr., how far entitled to the merit of the
discovery of Le Verrier's planet, 52 note.
Agriculture in France, 108; interest of the subject,
ib.; free-trade notions respecting, 108, 109; de-
terioration of, 109; the broad system recom-
mended, ib.; M. Mounier's work on, ib.; laws
respecting the descent of property, 110, 111;
practical application of, 111; number of proprie-
tors, 112; annual revenue, ib.; estimate of the
several classes of income, 112, 113; progress of
the dispersion of property over accumulation,
113; M Villèle's opinion on, 113, 114; its influ-
ence on industry, 115; poverty of French pro-
priétaires, 116; the law in force for their indul-
gence, ib.; incumbrances, 117; effect of the
morcellement on produce, 120; the half-profit
system, ib.; the English, ib.; comparison of
French and English produce, 121; general ave-
rage produce of France, 121, 122; export duties,
ib.; northern and southern departments com-
pared, 123; consumption of animal food, ib.;
decrease of corn cultivation, ib.; domestic ani-
mals, 124; principle of dealing with land as a
mere chattel in England, 127, 128.
Amiens, the peace of, 278.

Arms in Ireland, increased demand for, 138, 142 n.
Argyle, Marquis of, 14. See Montrose.

Army, the, the discipline and organization of, 240;
the Duke of Wellington's opinions on, 241, 242;
reasons why privates do not make good officers,
242; Government scheme for the better educa-
tion of soldiers, 243; the position and employ-
ment of the schoolmaster, 244; suggestions for
carrying out the new system, 244, 245; school-
rooms, 245; canteen system, ib. ; arrangement for
a garrison library, 245, 246; the dormitory, 246;
marriage of soldiers, ib.; Mr. Maule's proposal
for changing the term of enlistment, 247; proba-
ble results of, considered, ib.; effect of such a
system on the Government colonial policy, ib.
Arrow-headed writing. See Rawlinson.
Astronomy, commencement of era in, 52; progress
of, 56.

Athenians, mercurial character of the, 194.
Austria, situation of, with respect to Spain, 220;
marriages between the families of the two coun-
tries, ib.

Authors, dramatic, appearance of in different na-
tions, 195.

Ayres, H. See Malt-Tax.

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Becker, Professor, works of, illustrative of the
private life of the Greeks and Romans, 180; and
see Greeks.

Behistan, inscriptions at. See Rawlinson.
Botta, M., his discoveries at Khorsabad, 222, 235.
Boussingault, M., experiments of, on the feeding of
cattle; 125 n.

Brenton, Sir Jahleel, Memoirs of, by the Rev. H.
Raikes, 147; pedigree, 148; cause of Sir Jah.
leel's father leaving America, ib.; Sir Jahleel's
opinions on courage, ib. ; early life of, 148, 149;
receives his lieutenancy, 149; passage in a Spa-
nish man-of-war, 149, 150; conduct in saving the
'Gibraltar,' 150; promotion, 151; love passages,
151, 152; marriage, 152; Brenton in the Cæsar,'
153; battle of Algesiras, 154; peace of Amiens,
ib.; Brenton in the Minerve,' ib.; capture of,
155; Verdun, 156; Brenton's conduct towards
the junior officers, ib. ; appreciated by the au-
thorities, 157; his account of his religious feel-
ings, 157, 158; state of the prisoners in Givet,
158; conduct of Napoleon to English prisoners,
160; edicts of 1805, ib; the exchange of Bren-
ton for Jurieu refused by Napoleon, ib. ; kind-
ness of Decrès, 161; arrival of Mrs. Brenton,
ib.; Mr. Raikes's dissertation thereon, ib.; Bren-
ton in London, ib.; appointment to the 'Spartan,'
ib.; adventure with an American, 162; French
prisoners at Malta, ib.; attack of a polacre, ib.;
Collingwood's reception of Brenton, 163; demo-
lition of the Neapolitan squadron, ib.; his feel-
ings on going into action, 163, 164 n.; is severely
wounded, and returns to England, 164; receives
a pension, ib.; proceedings in the Court of Ad-
miralty, 165; appointment to the Stirling Cas-
tle,' ib.; resigns the ship, receives his baronetcy,
and is made Commissioner in the Balearic Is-
lands, ib.; sent to the Cape, ib.; death of his
wife, ib.; Sir Jahleel's representations to the
Bishop of London on the religious state of the
colony at the Cape, 166; return to England and
second marriage, ib.; appointment of, to Green-
wich Hospital, ib.; his retirement, promotion,
and death, 166, 167.

Brougham, Lord, his sketch of the discharge of
official duties by George III., 276.
Buonaparte. See Brenton.
Burial Clubs,' 199.
Burke, Mr., 262.


Cambrensis, Giraldus, his description of the Irish,

Canning, Mr., the pleasantries of, 274, 275 n., 278
n. See Sidmouth.
Catholic Emancipation, 267.
Cattle. See Agriculture.
Chancery, the Court of, delays in, 48; expenses of,
ib.; the Masters' offices, ib.; state of the cause.
papers in August, 1846, 49.
Charles I. See Montrose.
Charles II., negotiations of, with the Covenanters,


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