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Mi' Correspondence of the Duke of
Shrewsbury, 118—is employed upon
(he 'Memoirs of the Pelham Adminis-
tration,' ib.—his death, ib.—his peculiar
handwriting, 119—his literary charac-
Crabbe, Rev. George, Life of, by his Son,
Crichton, Captain, his Memoirs, by Swift,
Cunningham, Allan, his < Lives of the
most eminent British Painters, Sculp-
tors, and Architects,' 50. See Painleri.
Dermoncourt (General), his 'Duchess of
Berri in La Vendee,' comprising a nar-
rative of her adventures, with her pri-
vate papers and secret correspondence,
Disease, produced by sympathy and appre-
East India Charter, measure of the reform
ministry relating to, 232, 430.
Ellenborough, Edward Law, first Lord,
his character, by Archdeacon Coxe, 102.
Elephant, instance of the sagacity of, 140.
Eloquence, dearth of in the Reformed Par-
Encke's comet, 17.
England, the sole country of individual
Evaporation, process of, 24.
Excellence in the fiuc arts alone valuable,
Fame, striking instance of the thirst after,
Fuseli, characteristics of his works, 76—
the Macpherson of his art, ib.—his pic-
ture of Zeuxis, 77—his affection for
Mary Wolstonecraft, 78.
Fenner, Dr. H., his 'Schlangenbad und
seine lleiltugeuden,' 308. See German
Finances of the country, measures of the
reform ministry relating to, 228.
Fine Arts, excellence in, alone valuable,
Foote, Samuel, after Moliere, the greatest
master of comic humour, 54—his eccen-
tric habits and irregular conduct, ib.—
an edition of his works a desideratum,
ib.— his probable insanity, 55.
Foreign policy of the reform ministry, 252.
Gainsborough, the first painter who taught
the charm of English landscape, 74.
Genius, infirmities of, illustrated by refer-
ring the anomalies of the literary cha-
racter to the habits and constitutional
peculiarities of men of genius, by K H.
Madden, 34—the author's personal in-
capacity for such an inquiry, ib.—his
title-page and motto, 35—his pretensions
to classical learning, ib.—his flagrant
plagiarisms, 38—superstructure, ib
vague and inconsiderate way in which
he has set about his work, ib.—his vio-
lation of feeling and decency, 40—his
treatise a repetition and amplification of
small and dirty gossip, ib.—his alleged
alliance between genius and infirmity, 41
—intrinsic interest of the subject which
he rashly presumes to handle, 42 — his
anatomy of Pope, ib.—and of Dr. John-
son, ib.—instances of the author's gos-
sipping and mendacious style, 43—his
anatomy of Burns, Cowper, Byron, and
Sir Walter Scott, 46—other martyrs to
literary glory, 49—his tables, exhibiting
the order of longevity among men of
genius, 49—omission of females from
his tables, 52—longevity of eminent
literary ladies, 53—clue by which the
infirmities of genius might be traced to
hereditary disease, 55.
German Watering Places, 308—' Bubbles
from the Brunnens of Nassau, by an Old
Man,' ib.—fidelity with which it repre-
sents external nature, ib.—the author's
voyage from the Tower to the Brille,
and from Cologne to Coblenti, 309—
compagnons de voyage, ib.—employ-
ment by Englishment of foreign couriers,
311—English servants on the continent
more a hindrance than a help, ib.—
Ehrenbreitstein, ib, — Ems, ib.— Sch-
walbach, ib.—romantic ravines, 312—
climate, 313—Duchy of Nassau, ib.—
the Duke of Nassau, 314—his estate
and revenues, 315—Langenschwalbach,
ib.—its several spring-, 316—the au-
thor's visit to Dr. Fenner, 317—a day
at this pleasant watering-place, ib., 318
—the blacksmith's shop, 321—mode of
shoeing a vicious horse, ib.—German
posting, 321—the question which is
better, to bear a horse's head up, as in
England, or to pull it downwards, as in
Germany, discussed, 322—English and
German management of horses in har-
ness contrasted, 324—the bath, 235—
and its effects, 320—cheapness of Ger-
man luxuries, 327—the dinner, 328—
visitors of the brunnens, 329—state of
society, 330 —immoderate use of to-
bacco, 332—street-smoking forbidden
in Germany, 333—German and English
servants contrasted, 334—the promenade
of Langenschwalbach, 336—chapter of
natural history, 337—the author visits
Schlangenbad, 341—legend respecting
the spring, 342—the new bath-house,
343—wonder-working qualities of the
water, ib.—visit to the source of the
Seltzer water, 344.
Gibbon, Edward, Esq., extensive reputa-
tion of his great historical work, 273—
his ' Decline and Fall' an unapproach-
able subject to the future historian, 274
—his work the standard history of the
period, ib,—his qualifications for the
task, ib.—respect shown to his authority
by the historians of the continent, 275
—M. Guizot's edition of the French
translation, ib.—personal life of Gibbon
identified with that of the author, ib.—
his autobiography inimitable in point of
pure and finished execution, 276—his
love affair with Mademoiselle Curchod,
ib. — his conversation described by
M. Suard, 277—his historic manner de-
scribed by Porson, 278—his early ado-
ration of Voltaire, 281—first grand con-
ception of his work, 282—his parlia-
mentary career, ib.—his high admira-
tion of Lord North, 285—harmony of de-
sign in his great work, 286—his cor-
rectness and accuracy, 289—his infer-
ences liable to exception, 292—misre-
presentation which pervades his history,
ib.—his hostility towards Christianity,
293—good taste of Dr. Watson in con-
fining his 'Apology' to one specific
point, 293—Dr. Paley's emphatic sen-
tence, 295—Gibbon unanswerable by
the ordinary arts of controversy, 16.—
necessity of a Christian history of the
period embraced by Gibbon, ib.—ra-
dical defect in the ' Decline and Fall,'
296—M. de Chateaubriand's ' Eludes
Historiques,' 297 — and Genie du
Christianhme, 298—the genuine sub-
ject of C hristian history, 303—a supple-
ment or commentary on the ' Decline
and Fall' a desideratum, ib,—a foreign
writer the first to bring up this great
"work to the level of modern historic
knowledge, ib.—able manner in which
M. Ciuizot has accomplished his under-
taking, ib.—call for variorum editions
of our standard books, 307—and for the
continual improvement and completion
of ti e imperishable works of English
Great Britain in 1832, by Baron d'Haussez,
142 — the Baron's general character,
143—his work singularly flippant and
superficial, 144 — description of the
small towns in England, ib.—first view
of London, 145—white-washing abomi-
nations, 146—London, 149—an Eng-
lish dinner, ib.—and cookery, 150 —
family connexions, 153 — visit to Sir
Walter Scott, 155—female education in
England, 159—chapter on hospitals, 160
study of medicine in England, 161 —
English clergy, 163—poor laws, 164—
mail-coaches, 165 — the author's total
ignorance of English manners and habits,
168—anti-English tone of his work, ib.
Goethe, motto of his ring, 345.
Gothic characters in printing, wisdom of
abolishing the use of, 169.
Greece, conduct of the reform ministry
Grimm's 'Deutche Grammalik,' 169 —
great merit of the work, ib.—undeserved
reproach cast upon philological re-
searches, i"6.—wisdom of abolishing the
use of Gothic characters, to.— relations
between the corresponding letters of the
various alphabets, 170—pronouns, their
origin and employments, 172—explana-
tion of the word 'how,' 181—compari-
Guizot, M. F., his Histoire de la Decadence
et de la Chute de I'Empire Romain,
traduite de l'Anglais d'Edouard Gibbon:
nouvelle edition entierement revue et
corrigee, prccedt'e d'une Notice sur la
Vie et le Carach'rc de Gibbon, et ac-
compagne°e de Motes critiques, et his-
toriques relatives pour la plupart A l'His-
toire de la propagation du Christianisme,
273. See Gibbon.
Hale, Mrs., Sir Joshua Reynolds's por-
trait of, in the character of Euphrosyne,
Hall, Rev. Francis Russell, his 'Book of
Common Prayer and Administration of
the Sacraments, and other Rites and
Ceremonies of the Church, newly ar-
ranged, with alterations and abbrevia-
tions.' See Liturgical Jie/orm.
Hamilton, Mr., his 'Men and Manners in
America,' quoted, 265.
Hand, the, Sir Charles Bell on its me-
chanism and endowments, 32.
Harvey, his celebrated experiment on the
Haussez, Baron d', his 'Great Britain in
1832.' See Great Britain.
Heart, Harvey's celebrated experiment on,
Herodotus, harmony of design in his his-
Herschel, Sir John, his Treatise on Astro-
nomy quoted, 9—characterized, 11.
Herschell, Sir William, his astronomical
Hippopotamus, courage exhibited by, 126
—hunting of the, 139.
Hogarth, masterly sketch of his life hy
Walpole, 58—best appreciated in his
engravings, 59—character of his pic-
tures, ib. — his Sigismunda, ib. — his
'Analysis of Beauty,' 61.
Hook, Theodore, his proposed edition of
Foote's works, 54—large portion of
Foote's spirit possessed by, ib.
House of Commons, the reformed, charac-
terized, 257—dearth of eloquence in,
- How,' explanation of the word, 181.
Hume, David, long-ckerished admiration
of his History, 273—call for a variorum
edition of, 307. See Gibbon,
Inchbald, Mrs., a singular example of rec-
titude of conduct, 54.
Indo-European Languages, Grimm on, 169.
Ireland, measures of the reform ministry
relating to, 223.
Jesse, Mr., his 'Gleanings in Natural His-
tory' quoted, 21.
Key, Sir John, conduct of the reform mi-
nistry in the case of, 268.
Kidd, Dr.John, on the adaptation of exter-
nal nature to the physical condition of
man, principally with reference to the
supply of his wants, and the exercise of
his intellectual faculties, 5.
La Porte, his Memoires characterized by
Law Keform, 234, 562.
Lawrence, Sir Thomas, 79— his early
drawings from actual life, ib.—in his
portraits second only to Reynolds, 81—
exquisite elaborateness of his drawing of
the face, ib.—his females, 82—large
prices received by him, ib,—his conver-
sation and manners, 83—his reputation
for gallantry, 84.
Lebeau, his defects as an historian, 288.
Lewis, M. G., his 'Journals of a Weft
Indian Proprietor,' 374—tho work the
best production of bis pen, i'6.—his cha-
racter by Lord Byron and Sir Waller
Scott, 3/5—literary merits of the work,
377—first voyage to Jamaica, ib.—a
storm and calm, 378— Don Quixote,
379—an Irish gentleman the pilot, »4.—
'The Helmsman,' 380 — post-obilual
affection of a shark, 381—landing on
the soast of Jamaica, ib.—procession of
the John-Canoe, 382 — Kingston balls,
ib.—Savannah la Mar, 384—procession
to his mansion house, ib.—grand feast
in honour of his arrival, 386—a negro
village, 382—negro houses, ib.—West
Indian accommodations and modes of
life, 389—description of Cornwall-house
,and its environs, 390 — adventures of
Plato, a runaway negro, 393—absen-
teeism, 397—' The Hours,' 398—' The
Isle of Devils,' ib.—death of the author,
Lingard, Dr., his character as an historian,
Liturgical Reform, 508.
'Livre des Cent et Un,'pompous medio-
crity of, 143,
Local Courts Bill, 244.
Longevity of eminent literary ladies, 53.
Louis XVI., his observation on a discursive
Madagascar, Captain Owen's survey of the
coast of, 139.
Madgett, M., his Life of Marlborough, 116.
Madden, R. R., his ' Infirmities of Genius
illustrated by referring the Anomalies of
Literary Character to the habits and
constitutional peculiarities of Men of
Genius,' 34. See Genius.
Marjorilianks, Charles, Esq., his 'I.etter
to the Right Hon. Charles Grant on the
present State of the British Intercourse
with China,' 430. See China.
Markland, Jeremiah, Esq., his character,
Mozambique, laxity of the social code in,
Monthel, M. de, his life of the Duke of
Moon, the, not capable of supporting ani-
mal life, 15.
Navigation, Boat, miraculous escape in,133.
North, Lord, liis character by Gibbon, 285.
Opium, demoralizingeffectsof in China.454
Owen, Capt. W. F. W., his 'Narrative of
Voyages to explore the Shores of Africa,
Arabia, and Madagascar,' 121. See
Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, Lives
of the most eminent British, by Allan
Cunningham, 56—general character of
the work, ib.—the art of painting, iu
Italy, indigenous, 57—in England, the
art and its professors imported, ib.—
Holbein, ib. — taste and well-directed
liberality of Charles I., ib.—Rubens and
Vandyke, ib.—Lely and Kneller, 58—
Cooper and the two Olivers, ib.—Hud-
son and his rivals, ib.—Hogarth, ib.—
complaint against the 'ignorant cognos-
centi,' 61—project for establishing an
Academy of Art in England, 62—exhi-
bition of the Orleans' Gallery, ib.—dif-
ference between the encouragement of
artists and the encouragement of art, 63
—Sir Joshua Reynolds, 64—Barry, 72
— Romney, 73 — West, ib. — Gains-
borough, 74—Wilson, ib.—Fuseli, 76—
Opie, 79—Bird, ib.—Morland, ib.—
Hoppner, ib. — Northcote, ib.— Law-
rence, 79—advantages derived from the
contemplation of the Italian models, 86
—originality better than the cleverest
Paley, Or., his emphatic sentence on Gib-
Palgrave, Sir Francis, his antiquarian sa-
Paletzch, of Proletz, his astronomical dis-
Parliament, British, its superiority as a
school of political oratory, over the
French Chmbers, 285.
Parliament, reformed, dearth of eloquence
Patronage, profuse employment of, by the
reform ministry, 267.
Pelham, Right Hon. Henry, Memoirs of
the Administration of, by Archdeacon
Coxe, 88—the work planned as a
sequel to the Memoirs of Sir Robert
Walpole, ib.—the period not fertile in
remarkable occurrences, 90—character
of Mr. Pelham, and of his administration,
i'A. See Coxe.
Peyronnet, M.de, his contributions to the
'Livre des Cent et Un,' 143.
Philological researches, reproach cast
Physician, Voltaire's description of, 337.
Police, conduct of, in the Calthorpe-street
Polignac, Prince, invited to give a history
of his administration, 143.
Political Unions, 269.
Poor-Law Question, present state of, 347
—extracts from the Report of the Poor
Law Commissioners, 348—Mr. Senior,
351—distinction between the use and
abuse of the poor-law, ib.—the evils of
the allowance system, ib.—necessity of
abolishing it, 361—mal-administration
of the poor-laws by county magistrates,
362—remedial suggestions, ib. — ne-
cessity of a law of local settlement, 363
—of an improvement in the manage-
ment of workhouses, and in the keeping
of the parish accounts, 364—and of a
central authority, 365—redundancy of
labour, 367—necessity of checking Irish
immigration, ib.—and of extending the
poor-law to Ireland, ib.—labour-rate
369—parish relief, 370—savings banks
and benefit societies, 371.
Poor-Liws, measure of the reform minis-
try concerning an amendment of, 251.
Porson, Professor, his character by Arch-
deacon Coxe, 110—his description of
Gibbon's historic manner, 278.
Portrait-painting, 63—true advantages of,
Portugal, conduct of the reform ministry
Post-Office, New, architecture of, 147.
Price, Rev. Uvcdalc, his'Church Reform
without Reconstruction; accompanied
with a plan for the Compression of the
Liturgy and Ritual of the Church of
England.' See Liturgical Reform,
Reform Bill, workings of the, 219.
'Reform Ministry and the Reformed Par-
liament,' 218—object of the publication,
t'6.—contributors thereto, 16.—chapter
of legal reform, ib.—workings of the
Reform Bill, 219—measures of the re-
form ministry, 223 — Ireland, ib. —
Coercion anu Church Reform Bills, ib.
—abolition of West India slavery, 226
—Finance, 228—Bank Charter, 231—
East India Charter, 232—China trade,
233—Law Reform, 234—Corporations,
249—Scotland, 250—Poor-Law amend-
ment, 251 — Foreign policy, 252 —
Greece, ib.—Belgium, 253—Portugal,
256—character of the new House of
Commons, 257—ministerial patronage,
268—case of Sir John Key, ib.—in-
roads of the House of Commons on the
other estates, 269.
Reformed House of Commons, character
of, 257—dearth of eloquence in, 286.
Refraction, phenomenon produced at sea
Registry Bill, 244.
Reynolds, Sir Joshua, contrast between
theory and practice exhibited in his life
and history, 64—his ' Discourses,' 66—
elevation and scope of his understand-
ing, 69—his Ugolino, 70—his portrait
of Mrs, Hale, in the character of Eu-
phrosyne, 71—his Snake in the Grass,
ib.—his Hope nursing Love, ib.—his
skill in painting smiles, ib.
Rilaud, Rev. John, his 'British Liturgy;
an Attempt towards an Analysis, Ar-
rangement and Compression of the
Book of Common Prayer.' See Litur-
Robertson, Dr., his Charles V. a model of
chaste and elegant composition, 274.
Rollers at sea, phenomenon of, described,
Romans, inquiry into the state of slavery
amongst, by William Blair, Esq., 39l).
Rush, Benjamin, Esq., his testimony to
the simplicity of manners of the highest
circle of Englsh society, 88.
Sanscrit, propriety of printing it in Eu-
ropean characters, 170.
Sarin, Andrea del, anecdote of, 70.
Schlangenbad und seine Heiliugenden,
von Dr. H. Fenner von Fenneberg,
308. See German Watering Places.
Scotland, measures of the reform ministry
relating to, 250.
Sedgwick, Mr., his geological researches,
Singing, its effect in soolhing extreme
Slave-trade of the Romans, 405.
Slavery amongst the Romans, inquiry into,
by William Blair, Esq , 399—import-
ance of the inquiry, it.—proportion of
the slave to the free population, 400—
instances of the more than oriental mag-
nificence of Rome, it,—effect of the
partition of the public lands, 402—
slave-trade of the Romans, 405—Britain
a mart for slaves, ib.—legal condition
and relative situation of the slave to
the freeman, 406'—laws on behalf of
the slave population, 407—marketable
value of slaves, 410—great merit of the
Somerset House, its architecture described,
Somerville, Mrs., her 'Connexion of the
Physical Sciences' characterized, 11.
Statistical tables, little faith to be placed
Staunton, Sir George, his speeches on the
China trade, 430. See China.
Stoddart, Rev. O, H.,his ' Evidence of the
Necessity of Church Reform.' See Li-
Suard, M., his Memoir of Gibbon, 276—
his account of Gibbon's love-affair with
Mademoiselle Curchod, ib.—his de-
scription of Gibbon's conversation, 277.
Sympathy, effect of upon disease, 123.
Taxes, associations to resist the payment
Telescope, great value of Barlow's Buid
Tillemunt, M., his defects as an historian,
'Trevelyan,' a novel, by the author of ' A
Marriage in High Life,'413.
Turner, Sharon, his intimate acquaintance
with our national manners and character,
Urmston, Sir James Brabaion, his ' Ob-
servations on the China Trade, and on
the importance and advantages of remov-
ing it from Canton.' See China.
Vandyke, his consummate skill in the art
of portraiture, 57.
Villemain, M., his Lectures on the Litera-
ture of the eighteenth century, 278, 286.
Voltaire, his definition of a physician, 337.
Walpole, Hon. Horace, his masterly sketch
of the life of Hogarth, 58—his strictures
on Hogarth's Sigismunda, 59.
Watson, Dr., his good taste in confining
his 'Apology for Christianity' to one
specific point, 293.
West, Benjamin, 73—the Sir Richard
Black more of painting, ib.
West India slavery, measure of the re-
form ministry for the abolition of, 226.
Wetherell, C, his ' Present State of the
Poor-Law Question,' 347. See Poor-
Whewell, Rev. William, his Astronomy
and General Physics considered with
regard to Natural Theology, 15, 20,28.
Wiesbaden und seine Heilquellen dar-
gestellt, 308. See German Watering
Wilson, character of his landscapes, 74.
Wodehouse, Rev. C. N., his petition to
the House of Lords for a reform of the
Liturgy. See Liturgical Reform.
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