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real pleasure in rendering to all these gentlemen the justice which is their due.

The tenth volume will contain very curious articles, which, under the favour of God, will be likely to give new piquancy to the wit which we shall endeavour to infuse into the thanks we return to all these gentlemen.

Given at Mount Krapac, the 30th of the month of Janus, in the year of the world, according to Scaliger

5722 According to Les Etrennes Mignonnes*

5776 According to Riccioli

5956 According to Eusebius

6972 According to the Alphonsine tables

8707 According to the Egyptians

370,000 According to the Chaldeans

465,102 According to the Bramins

780,000 According to the Philosophers

* The name, it is presumed, of a pocket-book or almanac, in the manner of English yearly works of the same description.-T.

GENERAL INDEX.

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PREFACE ; including a few Observations on the Life,
Conduct, and Philosophical Writings of Voltaire

vii
A-Letter (article)

1 1
Accounted sacred
Aaron—Talmudical story of him and a widow

2 351
Abauzot—His explanation of the Trinity

6 291
Abbadie-His credulity in regard to the forged letters
from Pilate to Tiberius

3 364
ABBE (article)

8
ABBEY-ABBOT (article)

I
Abbots-Princely ones of Germany

16
Abel-His death sceptically considered

3 290
Abdias His ridiculous legend of St. Peter and Simon
Magus

2 166
Abeliens-Their reputed mode of worship

5 120
ABILITY (article)

1 17
Able-Distinguished from capable

1
ABRAHAM-(article)

1
Different opinions as to the time of his birth

1 20
Not explained how related to Sarah

1 21
Said to be the Bramah of the Indians

1 23
Regarded by the Arabs as the founder of Mecca 1 23
Observations on promises to

24
Said to be same as Zoroaster

29
Probably a Chaldean or a Persian

1 29
Signification of his name

1 30
His father an idolater, according to Philo

31
ABUSE (article)

36
ABUSE OF WORDS (article)

36
ACADEMY (article)

40
Origin of French Academy

40
Academies-First instituted by the Italians

40
Academy, English-One proposed by Dr. Swift

117
Members originally proposed

6 117

117
Academy, French-Its absurd eulogies
Services which it might render

119

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ADAM (article)
Unknown to any but the Jews

1 43
An hermaphrodite, according to Madame Bourignon 1 46
Regarded as an allegorical personage by many of
the Rabbis

1 47
Not a Jew

5 163
Adamites—Their mode of worship

5 119
Address--Singular one to a queen of China or Japan

5 167
ADORATION (article)

1 49
Never alluded to by the ancients in reference to
love

1 49
What the Romans meant by adoring

1 51
Adrian, Emperor-His character of the inhabitants of
Egypt

1 84
ADULTERY (article)

1 54
Application of the word, metaphorical

1 54
The word. horns 'first used by the Greeks in refe-

1
rence to

54
Manner of it in France

1 56
Memorial from a magistrate on the subject of

1 57
A plea for wives on the same

1 59
A case of conscience relative thereto

1 61
Affectation-In language

4 298
AFFIRMATION (article)

1 62
Agag—A human sacrifice to the Lord

4 193
Agapæ, or Love Feasts—Splendour of

2 201
AGAR, or HAGAR (article)

1 63
ALCHYMY (article)

65
Cheat in regard to, put upon a duke of Bouillon

65
ALCORAN, or KORAN (article)
Extent of country acknowledging it

67
Opening of

67
Regulations of with respect to wives

69
Mahomet not assisted to compose it by a Monk or
á Jew

1 71
ALEXANDER (article)

1 77
Probable foundation of the story of Alexander and
the high priest Jaddus

1 78
Not adored in the strict sense of the term

1 80
Fables of Plutarch in regard to

1 83
ALEXANDRIA (article)
Character of its inhabitants

83
How peopled

83
Letter of Adrian in respect to

84
ALGIERS (article)

1 86
ALLEGORÌES (article)

88
Ancients much addicted to

89
Moral sense of not always discoverable

1 89
Strange ones of St. Augustin

89
Coarse ones, a bound in old sermons and addresses 1 91
Alma (Prior's) Account of

5 319

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ALMANAC (article)

1 92
Absurd quackery contained in them

1 92
Chinese, the most ancient framers of

93
Observation of a Chinese emperor in regard to

94
Alphabet-Account of
Chaldean, Syrian, and Egyptian notion of

1 7
ALTARS, TEMPLES, &c. (article)

96
Held in abomination by the early christians

1 97
Address of Minutius Felix in relation thereto

1 97
None possessed by christians before the reign of
Dioclesian

1 97
AMAZONS (article)

1 99
Kingdom of the, a fiction

1 102
AMBIGUITY_EQUIVOCATION (article)

102
Of all laws

1 102
Various examples of

1 103
AMERICA (article)

1 105
Ridiculous theories in respect to the peopling of 1 105
AMPLIFICATION (article)

1 107
Prizes given in Colleges for

1 16
Fine instances of

1 108
Anaxagoras-Accused of Atheism

1 318
His absurd doctrines

4 359
Ancients—Several fabled to have risen again

6 1
ANCIENTS and MODERNS (article)

1 112
Sentiments on the controversy in regard to the pre-
cedence between

1 112
Prejudice of Sir William Temple in favour of the
ancients

1 116
Andrew, St.-His death unknown

1 224
ANECDOTES (article)

1 128
Falsehood of several celebrated ones

1 129
Ingenious fictions given as such

1 133
ANGELS (article)

1 147
Opinion of the Brahmins concerning

1 148
Fall and punishment of, according to the Shastah 1 149
Angels of the Persians

1 151
the Hebrews

1 151
Socrates

1 155
The ancient doctrine of

1 155
The Hierarchy of, by Dionysius the Areopagite

1 157
Rank of, according to the Jews

1 158
The Fall of, not in the books of Moses

1 158
Christian religion founded on the doctrine of the
fall of

1 159
Mythology of Good and Bad, passed from the east to
Greece and Rome

1 159
Fall of, alluded to by St. Jude

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ANNALS (article)

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ANNATS (article)

1 163
Rise and abolition of

1 163
Pusillanimously restored in France

1

164
Great papal revenue derived from

1 164
Anthony the Preacher, his reason for turning Jew 2 291
His extraordinary belief and fate

5 64
ANTHROPOMORPHITES (article)

1 165
Jews and Mahometans both such

1 166
ANTI-LUCRETIUS (article)

1 166
Antioch, anecdote of a Christian at

1 61
Inhuman massacre there

6 264
ANTIQUITY (article)

1 169
Fabulous nature of much pretended

1 170
ANTI-TRINITARIANS (article)

1 185
Summary of their opinions

1 186
APIS, Bull (article)

1 179
Cambyses did right in killing it

179
Egyptians too much extolled

I 179
APOCALYPSE (article)

i 180
Justin Martyr, the first who speaks of it

1 180
New Jerusalem, as described in it

1 180
Attributed to St. John by Justin Martyr, and
Irenæus

1 180
Account of by Tertullian

1 181
Quoted by Origen

1 181
According to Dionysius of Alexandria, rejected by

nearly all the doctors, and attributed, not to St.
John, but Cerinthus

1 181
Not admitted by the council of Laodicea

1 181
Finally received

1 182
Superstitious application of

1 182
Commented on by Newton and Bossuet

1 182
Apocalypse of Camus, bishop of Bellay

1 184
APOCRYPHA (article)

1 188
The books collected under that name by the Ca-
tholics

1 189
By the Protestants

1190
Apocryphal life and death of Moses

I 191
books of the New Testament

1 197
books of the first and second centuries 1 199
Apologue illustrative of priestcraft

3 374
APOSTATE (article)

1 214
Account of Julian, so miscalled

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1 214
APOSTLES (article)

1 220
Were they married ?

1 220
Letter of St. Ignatius, decisive as to the marriage of
Peter and Paul

1 220
Children of the Apostles

1 222
When did they live and die ?

1 223
Under what discipline did they live ?

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