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COCKFIELD FELL, Manufactory of Shot at,.

289
COD-FISH and FISHERY, Account of,.....

201 et seq.
COKE, Mr. shooting Exploits of, and his Friends......

... 580-582
COLDINGHAM LOCH, Description of,

467
COLLIER, Anecdote of a,

680 note
COLLIERIES in Durham, Account of,

282
COMETS, supposed Influence of, on the Weather....... 539_546
curious Hypotheses concerning, ..

541-544
COMMONWEALTH, Seal of,...........

331
CONGREVE, Colonel, extraordinary Power of his Rock-
ets,

649–648
CONSUMPTION of FISH, Rules for,

69–70 nole
-, annual, of a human Beir
COOK, Captain, Anecdotes of,.......

413-414
COOKS of PARIS, Anecdote of,

...... 108 note
COPPER-MINES of Anglesea, described,

429
CORAM, Captain Thomas, Account of, .

279280
CORN, Remarks on the high Prices of,.

128--132
Quantity of, imported in 1810,.......

132
Sale of, by Sample, illegal,

164 note
imported, Sums paid for,

152 note
Market of Newbury, Account of,

248
EXCHANGE, or CORN-MARKET, Account of, 163–164 note

Abuses in, reme-
died, ......

165 note
METER'S OFFICE, exposed to Sale, for what Sum, ibid.
CORNWALL, Lakes and Rivers of, described, ... ...... 251 et seq.
COTTON, Charles, Editor of Walton's Angler, Account of, 96—97
his Friendship for Walton, ....

..... 98-99
humorous Description by, of a Journey in Wales,

97 note
his elegant Tribute to the Memory of a Friend, 98 note
his Skill in making artificial Flies,

99 note
COURSING, Anecdotes of, ...

703 et seq.
Actions for,......

.. 706–710
CRICHTON, the admirable, Notice of,

481
CROMWELL, Oliver, born at Huntingdon,

305
Anecdotes of his Infancy, ....

306
assumes the sovereign Power,

ibid.
Death and pompous Funeral of,..

307
Remark on,.....

308
CULLEN, Dr. Character of,..

482

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FRANKLIN, Dr. Epitaph of, on himself,

529
FROGS, eaten at Vienna,

646
FROST, excessive, in 1715—16,

350-351
in 1786 and 1791,

354-355
Effects of, on Stones,..

356
Intensity of, in Russia,

357
in France, in 1469, .......

359
Miseries caused by, to the allied Armies in their Re-
treat from Moscow,...

360
Effect of, on Birds,

636
FUNERAL, Extraordinary, of a Game-keeper,.

603 note

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GAME, rigorous Preservation of, ...

392
Observations on destroying in Mass, with Instances, ... 578 et seq.
Prize given for the greatest Quantity shot at and killed, 585
Substitute for,

586
Quantity sent from Norwich to London,.............. ibid. 587
never eaten in the South-west of England,

587
GAMEKEEPERS, Range of, curtailed,

599
--, extraordinary Funeral of one,

603 note
GAME LAWS, Verses on the Severity of,..

90–91
Decisions on,

591 et seg.
Abstract of new Game Acts,

594-595
GARRICK, Mr. Anecdotes of,

295
GEESE, humorous Action for,....

619
Anecdote of,

621
GIGANTIC SKELETON, found at Leixlip, ............ 523—524
GILLMAN, Mr. excellent Observations of, on Canine Mad-
ness, .............

728-737
GIZZARDS OF TURKEYS, uncommon Strength of, .... 607
GLUTTON, Anecdote of one,

565
GOOSE, Instructions for fattening......

615
GOTTENBURGH HERRING FISHERY, Account of, 215
GRASSHOPPERS, Account of a singular Flight of,.

561 role
GRAIN, Prices of a Quarter of, in the Reign of Henry VIII.
and in 1812,

147
Account of a Shower of, ...

384385
GRAVES, in Wales, decorated with Flowers,

443–444
GRAVITY, System of, how first suggested,

347
GRAY, Lord, Hunting Anecdote of,

659

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DUTCH MYRTLE, valuable Properties of,......

474 note
DUTIES, Amount of, paid on Hops, Beer, and Malt, in
1812,......

153-154
on Spirits, ....

155 note
on Distilleries,

157
on Wines,

ibid.

E.

EARLY RISING, Advantage of,

541 note
EASTHAM, Vicar of, claims all Fish caught on Sundays and
Fridays........

249
ECHO, Account of a remarkable one,

466 note, 506
EDINBURGHSHIRE, eminent Men of...................... 481-48%
EDWARDS, George, the Naturalist, Account of, 284-285
EDYSTONE LIGHT-HOUSE, Account of, erected by Mr. Win-
stanley

265-267
erected by Mr. Rudyerd, 2684273

erected by Mr. Smeaton, 273—275
EELS, poetical Description of,.

40—41
-, a remarkable one found,

313
Fishery of, in Loch Neagh,

552
Migration of, .

566
Longevity of,

ibid, 567
EGLINGTON, Earl, Feast given by,..........

349
EIDER DUCKS, Description and Anecdotes of,........... 623, 629
ELIZABETH, Queen, Anecdote of,

620
ENGLAND, Proportions of Land cultivated in, for different
Purposes, ...

124
tolal Produce thereof,

ibid,
Amount of Waste Lands in,

166 nole
Population of, in the last Century,............ 180—181
-, average Number of Poor relieved in................ 181
Amount of the Poor Rate...........

181-182 note
EPITAPH on Alfred the Great,.........

419
curious one at Bampton,.

356
of Dr. Franklin, on himself,

529
on a Sailor,........

487
on Mary Scott,

505
on Mrs. Taylor,........

315
op Isaac Walton,

108
on a Raven,

634

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HOGS, successfully employed for Draught, ...

576
HOLLAND, Lord, Residence of, at Kingsgate,

318
severe Verses on,

319
HORSES, Breed of, in Montgomeryshire,

447-448
of Lanarkshire, Account of,

498
Influence of the Notes of Hounds on,

500
--, Prices of Sir Robert Harland's,......

666
HOURS of the Day best suited for Angling,

86-87
HOUSEHOLD-BOOK OF HENRY VIII. curious Extracts
from,

705—706
HUGHES, Daniel, Esq. benevolent Character of,................. 431
HULL, Penalty there, in 1590, for frequenting Plays,

412
HUNTING, Antiquity and Anecdotes of,

656 et seg.
of Salmon described...........

564—565
of Partridges,

579
HUNTINGDON, the Birth-place of Oliver Cromwell, ...
HYDROPHOBIA, Aneedotes of, and its proper Treatment, 717—739

.......... 305

I.

ICE, Accident occasioned by,

356
Palace of, erected in Russia, in 1740,

358
INCLOSURES, general, Necessity of,......

116-117
Number of, in Lincolnshire, within 40 Years, 133
beneficial to the Poor,

ibid,
INFIDEL, Retort of a Clergyman to,

305
-, Credulity of one,

447
INOCULATION, by whom first introduced into Britain, 452
INTEREST OF MONEY in different Reigns........

143
INVERNESS-SHIRE, Rivers of, described,..

.. 491
IRELAND, Fisheries of, described,
Population of,

180
IRISH BULLS, Humorous Instances of,.. ...... 525-526
ISLE OF DOGS, why so called .....

704

...

517 et seq.

J.

JAMES I. Counterblast of, against Tobacco, ............... 149–150 noie
V. of Scotland, Anecdotes of,

502-503
JAMIESON, William, Shooting Exploit of,..

590
JERSEY, Earl, Shooting Exploit of,............................ 583

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JOHN OF KENT, the Monmouth Necromancer, Anecdotes
of,.....

..... 370 371

K,

KAYE, John, Account of,

393
KEITH, Marshal, Anecdotes of,

483—484
KENT, Rivers of, ......

312
KERNE, Mr. Shooting Exploit of, ....

630
KERRISON, Sir Roger, extraordinary Prices of his Es.
tates,

387–388
KEYNE's, St. Well, described,

254
-, remarkable Properties of,............ ibid,
KILDA, St. Isle of, Manner of taking Sea-fowls there,... 492—494
KING-FISH, Account of,...........

262—283 and note
KINGSTON, Lord, Shooting Exploit of,

588
KINROSS-SHIRE, Fisheries of,

494
KINTON, George, Esq. Sporting Anecdotes of,............ 679—680
KIRKCUDBRIGHT, Fisheries of,

496
KITTIWAKES, Natural History of,

463–464
KNIGHTS TEMPLARS, Origin of, ..

438
their immense Riches,.............. 439
KNOX, JOHN, Character of,.........

489490
KUSTEM PACHA, curious Inventory of,

551-552
KYRLE, John, the Man of Ross, Account of,

293–294

L.

LACY, John, Esq. Shooting Exploit of,

588
LAKES, Sec RIVERS.
LAMBERT, Mr. Daniel, Prices of his excellent Breed of
Pointers,

646
extraordinary Weight of,............ ibid.
LAMBORN RIVER, Peculiarity of, accounted for, .............. 249
LANARKSHIRE, Breed of Horses,

498-500
LANCASHIRE, Rivers and Lakes of, described,

326 327
wild Animals anciently found in ......... 327–328
LAND, Proportions of, in England and Wales, cultivated for
different Purposes,......

124
total annual Produce of, .....

ibid.
Proportion of, near the Metropolis, cultivated for Vege-
tables and Fruits, ......................................... 127 note

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