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interference of the State at all, 247-deficiency of education, 250,
251-alleged to be supplied by Sunday Schools, ib.-the progress
and permanence of the efforts making by private benevolence over-
rated, 253—we can hardly conceive the effects of the new plan
upon local exertions to be prejudicial, 254-the expense of Sun-
day or other Charity schools, 256-address to both the parties en-
gaged, ib.

Edward I. and Edward II., knights, citizens, and burgesses, sat in
the Parliaments in the time of, as appears from the writs for their
expenses, 38, 42.

Edward II., a slovenly and incorrect account of the proceedings in
the 5th of the reign of, by the Lords' Committee, 40.

Eloquence, modern, is different from ancient, but has not declined,
171-characterized by the actual state of the human mind, 173—
of the Bar and the Pulpit, 174-state and effects of, in France, at
the Revolution, 181.

Emigration, extent of, annually, 369, 375.

England, moral habits of the common people of, 351-the jargon
current among certain writers respecting the lower classes, 318.
Euphrosyne, story of, interesting; a quotation, 100-her silent de-
spair and patient misery has the beauty of the deepest tragedy, 101.
Exchequer, English, supposed to have been instituted by the Con-
queror, 11-members and business of, ib.-no record of, by Ma-
dox, before Henry I., 14-enriched anciently by iniquitous fines
paid for writs of Chancery, 13.


Fines and recoveries, what, 201-the assurance in, which we would
substitute for the technical description of the property, 204.
Forgery, lessening of the punishment for, necessary to the execution
of the laws, 335-340.

'Form of Cury,' compiled by the Master Cooks of Richard III., 48.
France, Sismondi's history of, 488-causes of the want of historical
talent in, 440-kings of, of the first race, 495-barbarous maxims
and usages of Clovis and his descendants, 496-origin of the Car-
lovingian family, and their progress to supreme power, 497-their
elevation not a mere change of dynasty, 500-morality of the most
eminent Ecclesiastics in the age of Pepin, 501-Charlemagne the
greatest of the kings of, 502-history of, after, ceases to inspire
much interest, 505-contests between his feeble descendants, ib.
-last century of the Carlovingian line without great men, or
splendid events, 506.

Frederic the Great knew little of the territorial line of operations,
383-first systematically practised the oblique order of battle, 401.
Fundholders, losses sustained by the, in consequence of the deprecia-
tion of the currency, 485-their gains by its elevation, 487


Genius, from the bent it takes, shows the spirit of the times, 181.
George IV., act of, a most impudent piece of legislation, 132-the
affectionate relation constituted by, and Mr Judge Best's declara-
tion, between the different orders of society, ib.

Gerbert, one of the most extraordinary persons of the middle ages,


Glory, secure from decay, whence derived, 509.

Godwin, Mr W., answer of, to Mr Malthus's Essay, descreditable
both as to matter and manner, 363, 375-reasons for noticing it,
363-mistakes of, that may be ascribed to ignorance, 371-many
which seem to have arisen from wilful misrepresentation, 373.
Greek Classes, proposed that the Professors should give additional
hours of more intimate tuition to the, in Scotch colleges, 307—
prelection with this indispensable, 309.

Gurney, Miss, translation by, of the Saxon Chronicle, recommended
to public notice, 500.


Hannibal, skill displayed by, in his march over the Alps, 385-has
been unjustly represented, how, 402.

Henry III., innumerable mean or unjust contrivances of, for enrich-
ing his treasury at the expense of his subjects, 22-these not less
remarkable than his perversions of law and justice, 23-character
of, 24-importance of the Mayor and citizens of London in his
time, 32.

Hexameters (Laureate), Mr Southey's experiment in, 422-his alleg-
ed improvements, 423-serve to render that measure more inad-
missible, 424-reasons why it can never be naturalized in our lan-
guage, ib.

High-Church national education, 509.

History, the genius of, nourished by the study of original narrators,
491-is superior, in what respects, when rendered picturesque and
characteristic by its adherence to contemporary documents, 492
-specimen in illustration, 493-the period of, the Anglo-Saxons
can boast of great names among its historians, 499.

Holford, George, Esq. author of Thoughts on the Criminal Prisons
of this Country, 286-sensible observations of, 297-pity that they
are preceded by the usual nonsense about the tide of blasphemy
and sedition, 298-whence comes it that our loyal carcerist ob-
serves only those tides and currents which set one way? ib.
Honour, Mr Southey's notion of the sense of, 424, Note.


Innovation, dislike of, proceeds from what, 287.

Ireland, tendency in the writers of, to a gaudy and ornate style, 356.
Jomini, Baron de, work by, on the art of war, 377-amusing and in-

structive, 379-consists of what, 380-the author's object, 405-
cannot resist quoting the concluding pages, 407—the style, ib.-
See Art of War.

Jones, Colonel, the account by, of the war in Spain and Portugal,'
is curiously devoid of profound views, and extremely inaccurate,
one instance in proof of, 397.

Judge, a fifth (an imaginary personage), in the case Ilott v. Wilkes,
reasons luminously and irresistibly, in opposition to Brother Best,
417-Brother Holroyd, 418-and the Lord Chief Justice, 419.


King, the late, letters of, to Mr Pitt, 460-was no friend to any plan
for reforming the House of Commons, 461.


Laws of England, administered from two sources, 209.

-human, of slow growth, 107-Lord Bacon, Sir Mathew Hale,
and others, much bolder reformers of, than we are, 198.
Leases, in private conveyances, proposed to be omitted, 207-the
objection to this, on account of the stamp imposed, answered, ib.
Legislature, the English, history of, 1-no radical change in the prin-
ciples of our constitution since our Saxon progenitors, 10-the
government, from the Conquest to Magna Charta, had been slowly
undergoing important alterations, 20-remarks on the transition
from the ancient Common Council to the modern Parliament in
the time of Edward I., 25, 26-county Members have been at all
times chosen in the county courts, 29-who were the members of
these courts, in the reign of Henry III., ib.

Leigh, Mr Chandos, poems by, 134-inaccuracies in, 135-merits
of, far from contemptible, 138.

Line of operations, (in war), the territorial, 381-the manoeuvring,


Lioni, a young nobleman in the Doge of Venice,' fine soliloquy
of, 279.
Literature, English and French, 158-grammar, 160-every thing in
the analysis of the understanding traced back to Bacon, 161-vast
superiority of the English over the French in mental philosophy,
163-the two among our latest intellectual philosophers who would
be the most salutary to the French, 165-the French deficient in
the moral and political sciences, 166, 169-rhetoric and literary
criticism, 171-the difference between the oratory of England and
France stated, 174-history, 175-French romances, 177-novels,
178-sketch of the mass of British intellect contemporary with
that in France celebrated by M. Chenier, 183-of our religious
and moral establishments, 185-public charities, 187-concluding
observations, 189.

Localities, feline attachment to, 311, 319.

Locke, the mode in which the French have expatiated on the doc-
trines of, 163—they have overlooked one great portion of his
theory, 164.

Lloyd, Mr Richard, letter by, 509-objection of, to Mr Brougham's
Bill, 510-exclaims against moderation in provisions for religious
instruction, ib.—seems to wish Parliament should compel all child-
ren to attend the Established Church, 511-ascribes the plans of
general education to the Devil, 512—is an advocate of Ignorance,
513-specimen of his politics, ib.

Logic, present state of, in France, 161.


Machinery and accumulation, effects of, 102-novel and extraordi-
nary doctrines respecting, 103-objections to improvement of ma-
chinery, applicable to improvement of skill and industry of the la-
bourer, 104-may be asked, would the demand be sufficient to take
off the increased quantity of commodities? 105-suppose the pro-
ductive powers of industry increased ten thousand times, still no
reason to apprehend any lasting glut of the market, 106-in vain
that Mr Malthus supposes an indisposition to consume, 107-want
of foreign demand owing to one of two causes, ib.—cause of our
distresses, 108-some portion, certainly, of late commercial em-
barrassments arose from a sudden glut of foreign markets, 109—
it has been said, any relief of a more liberal commercial system
would only be temporary-we should glut the market of the world!
considered, 110-and with every commodity, demanded by foreign-
ers, ib.-contended, that the means England, by furnishing cottons
nine-tenths easier, should possess of producing all other commodi-
ties, would not be put in requisition, 111-this objection examined
in detail, 112-introduction of machinery into one employment,
occasions a demand for labourers in some other, 115-the utmost
facility of production can never be injurious, 118-more than an
increased fertility of soil, and salubrity of climate, can be injurious,
119-nine-tenths of the present gluts may be traced to the inter-
ference of Government, ib.

Madame de Savigné, extract from her letters, 51.

Malthus, mistaken respecting the withdrawing of capital, 115-has
laboured to show how the poor may raise their wages, and become
more independent, 374.

Manuel des Amphitryons, account of, and quotations, 58—we concur
with the author on the subject of introducing guests to each other,
and of servants waiting at table, 59.

Marino Faliero, Doge of Venice, an historical tragedy, by Lord By-
ron, 271-a failure, both as a poem and a play, owing to the bad
choice of his subject, ib.-the story extremely improbable, 272-
a short abstract of it, 273-the first scenes heavily and unskilfully
executed, ib.-a scene, in the second act, between the Doge and

Angiolina, has force and beauty, 274-passages of great sweetness
and dignity, 275-the conspirators speak in lofty language; a pas-
sage of much force and spirit, 276-the character of the work es-
timated, 284.
Marriage, Dissenters' petition relative to, 64-to what effect the pro-
visions of the bill ought to be, 65-extraordinary that Jews should
be indulged for their infidelity, and Quakers for their obstinacy, 66
-Mr Dillon's account of his, 67-such indecent scenes, once be-
gun, will be more common, 69-the law petitioned against is in-
consistent, 70-the Church not endangered by granting the con-
cession requested, ib.

Maturin, Mr, author of Melmoth, betrays a lamentable deficien-
cy of tact and judgment, 358-his taste for horrible subjects,
359-his genius and abilities not thought of meanly, 362.
Medical men, prescribe according to what suits their own tastes, 62.
Melmoth, the Wanderer, story of, clumsy.and inartificial, 354-spe-
cimen of the unmeaning rant in, 357-the matter equally objec-
tionable, 358-account of a beautiful woman and her lover buried
alive, to perish by starvation, 360-passage from a dream, 361-
be it our care to suppress such nuisances, 362.

Mind, the human, is acting under peculiar impulses, 191-is acquir-
ing a confidence in its own judgment, ib.-the effect upon, by ob-
jects of terror haunting it, 344.

Ministers, the two reasons given by, in defence of Austria, extremely
suspicious, 90-the one relating to the Carbonari by far the more
absurd, 91.

Monkish system, the spirit of the, in operation, where, 311.
Montaigne, a delightful essayist, 167.

Moore, Sir John, critical investigation of the movement made by,

when he marched to attack Marshal Soult, 392-the Ministers had
taken the decision of an important point out of his hands, 393-
Napoleon foiled in his designs by, 395-his death a great misfor-
tune to the British army, 396.

Mortality, annual, in Sweden and in the United States, 365.

Murderer in his cell, how his situation affects himself and the com-
munity, 346.


Naples, commencement of the revolution at, 73-its peaceful nature
shown, 75-the body of the people were prepared for it, 77-the
provincial militia the great agents, ib.-the people had a right to
change their government, 80.

Napoleon, the campaign of 1800, 384-results of his earlier Italian
campaigns recapitulated, 391.

Notice and warning, difference between, 415.

Notice of an unlawful intention does not make the action which fol
lows lawful, 421.

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