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A New Explanatory, Astronomical, Commercial, and Generally useful Almanack for the Year 1840. By J. Rowbotham, F.R.A.S.
Gilbert's Modern Atlas of the Earth. With Descriptive Letter Press. By Henry Ince, M.A.
The Discovery of America by the Northmen in the Tenth Century. By Joshua Toulmin Smith.
The Congregational Calendar and Family Almanac for 1840.
Notes on South-American Affairs. By W. B. Boyce.
Socialism, in its Moral Tendencies, compared with Christianity, the Second of Three Lectures on Socialism, delivered at the Baptist Chapel, Leeds. By J. E. Giles.
A Lexicon of the Greek Language, for the Use of Colleges and Schools ; containing, 1. A Greek Lexicon ; 2. An English-Greek Lexicon. To which is prefixed A Concise Grammar of the Greek Language. By the Rev. J. A. Giles, LL.D.
Synchronology: being A Treatise on the History, Chronology, and Mythology of the Ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Phænicians, and the Harmony between the Chronology of those Nations and that of the Holy Scriptures. With an Appendix containing Tables of Synchronology, Genealogies, &c. By the Rev. Charles Crosthwaite.
Collins's Cheap Edition. The Rise and Progress of Religion in the Sonl, by P. Doddridge, D.D. With an Introductory Essay by John Foster. Private Thoughts on Religion. By the Rev. Thomas Adam. With an Introductory Essay by Daniel Wilson, D.D.
British India in its Relation to the Decline of Hindooism and the Progress of Christianity; containing Remarks on the Manners, Customs, and Literature of the People ; on the effects which Idolatry has produced; on the Support which ihe British Government has afforded to their Superstitions ; on Education and the medium through which it should be given, By the Rev. W. Campbell.
President Edwards on Revivals of Religion, containing also a faithful Xarrative of the Surprising Work of God in the Conversion of many hundred Souls in Northampton and the neighbouring Towns and Villages of New Hampshire, in New England. With Notes and Introduction by the Rev. Dr. Patton and Rev. J. A. James.
Narratives of Revivals of Religion in Scotland, Ireland, and Wales,
Memoir of Mrs. Sarah Louisa Taylor ; or an Illustration of the Work of the Holy Spirit in Awakening, Renewing, and Sanctifying the Heart. By Lot Jones, A.M., New York. With an Introductory Essay by Nathaniel Pater
Transplanted Flowers : or Memoirs of Mrs. Rumpff and the Duchess De Broglie. With an Appendix. By Robert Baird.
Dodd's Church History of England from the Commencement of the sixteenth Century to the Revolution in 1688. With Notes, Additions, and a Continuation by the Rev. M. A. Tierney, F.S.A. Vol. I. and II.
A Collection for Junior Classes, consisting of Moral and Religious Pieces in Prose and Verse. By Andrew Veitch
The Miracles in Egypt, Sketches of Socialism, and other Poems. By George Beddom.
The Council of Trent: comprising an Account of the Proceedings of that Assembly; and illustrating the Spirit and Tendency of Popery,
Christian Lyrics : Select Poems on New Testament Subjects.
dences of grasping power, 212 ; im-
pulse given to the church by voluntary
associations, ib.; question of the abo-
litiou of patronage, 220 ; veto act, ib.;
presentation and collation, 221 ; con-
duct of patrons, ib. ; surrender of in-
dependence by the church, 222 ; true
character of lay patronage, ib.; pre-
sent state of the question, 224 ; Cases
of Auchterarder and Lethendy, 225;
state in which the church is now placed,
226; importance of the question, 227;
churches of Scotland and England,
created and coerced by statute laws,
229 : qualified views of the liberty
of the people, 230; occurrence of the
Auchterarder Case remarkable, 231 ;
happy state of voluntary churches,
Baptist Union, account of the proceed.
ings of the twenty-seventh annual
session of, 481.
Bathurst, Rev. R. B., Rules and Exer-
cises on the right use of the Latin
Subjunctive Mood, 237.
Beche, H. T. De La, Report of the
Geology of Cornwall, Devon, and
West Somerset, 705; judicious man-
agement of the Government Trigono-
metrical survey, ib.; distinguished
geological character of the author, ib.;
analysis of the work, ib., et seq. ; its
great value, 707.
Bell, R., Lives of the English Poets,
see Eminent Literary and Scientific
Brewer, J. S., Court of King James I.,
by Dr. Godfrey Goodman, 91; sketch
of the author, ib., et seq. ; conduct of
Laud, ib. ; conduct of Cromwell, 92;
apostasy of Goodman to popery, 93 ;
character of the memoirs, ib.; account
of Queen Elisabeth, 94; doctrine of her
popularity, 95; affection of the author
for king James, ib.; gunpowder plot,
96 ; description of Percy and others of
the conspirators, ib.; account of Lord
Bacon, extract, 99; his letter to the
king, 100; epistle from prince Charles,
101; letter from Sir Walter Raleigh to his
wife, ib.; character of Mr. Brewer's
notes appended to the memoir, 103.
British Museum, synopsis of contents of,
see London Exhibitions.
Brougham, Lord, Historical Sketches of
Statesmen who flourished in the time
of George III., 104; contents of the
volumes miscellaneous and attractive
ib.; interest connected with the time
of George III., ib.; its influence on
political morality, extract, ib.; charac-
ter of Lord Chatham, ertract, 106 ;
Frederic of Prussia, extract, 108; Sir
Philip Francis, extract, 109; Horne
Tooke, 111;; present position of
the author, 112; his elevation to
the peerage injurious, 113; his im.
periousness and impatience of contra-
diction, ib.; his exclusion from the
cabinet, 114 ; his present conduct
censured, ib.; disappointment as to
the ministry, 115; means by which
Lord B, may recover his position,
Brown, John E., Modern Protestant
Church Courts Unmasked, 121; Bri-
tish iguorance of American churches,
ib.; general character of the Ameri-
cans, 122 ; origin of ecclesiastical
judicature, ib.; review of their affairs,
123, et seq. ; Methodists, 124 ; first
general conference, 125; reform of its
constitution, ib.; their conduct in
reference to slavery, 126; official or-
gan of the Methodist body, ib.; con-
duct of the conference of 1836, 127;
present state of the body, ih. ; Pres-
byterians, 128; origin of the General
Assembly, ib.; difficulty in reference
to slavery, ib. ; agitation of the sub-
ject, 129 ; results of public societies,
130 ; division in the body, 131 ; cha-
racter of their journals, ib. ; assembly
of 1837, 152 ; present state of the
Presbyterian church, 133 ; Episcopa-
lians, 135 ; property in New York,
ib.; divisions among them, ib.; silence
on slavery, 136; their increase ac-
counted for, 137; disseuting ministers
converted 10 Episcopacy, ib.; influence
of prelacy, ib.; American love of
liberty, 138; character of religious
newspapers, ib.; religious revivals,
139 ; churches of New York and
Philadelphia, ib.; prevalence of world-
ly-mindedness, 140 ; participation of
the churches in slavery, ib.; law-suit
between litigant parties in the Pres-
byterian church, 141 ; character of
the advocate of the old school party,
Brown, Dr. J., Supplementary Notes to
the third edition of the Law of Christ
respecting civil obedience, 606.
Bryce, Dr. J., The Present Position of
the Church of Scotland, see Auchte-
Buxton, T, F., The African Slave-trade,
306 ; past enthusiasm of Englishmen
on the subject, ib. ; revival of the
evil, 307 ; exemplary candor of the
autbor, ib. ; analysis of the volume,
ib., et seq.; number of Africans an.
nually sold as slaves, 308; influence
of the trade on the depopulation of
Africa, estruct, 309; sufferings of the
slaves on their march, eitract, ib.; on
board slip, extract, 310 ; conduct of
Britain, 311; British and Foreign
Anti-slavery Society, 313; prospect
of the entire destruction of slavery,
Carpenter. Dr. L., Apostolical Harmony
of the Gospels, 505 ; neutral ground
occupied by the work, ib.; its correct
spirit, ib.; importance of such works,
ib.; their tendency, 506; analysis of
the volume, 508, et seq. ; length of
our Lord's ministry, ib.; chronology
of Matthew and Luke, 509; Greek
words modified by the author, 510;
advantages derived from reading the
gospels together, 511; time of the
commencement of our Lord's minis.
try, ib. ; criticism on the work, 312;
omissions, ib.; Mattbew's Gospel in
Hebrew and Greek, ib. ; visit to the
sepulchre, 514; character of the book,
Catholic Controversy, present state of,
241; interest of the controversy, ih.;
importance of the knowledge of its
history, ib. ; changes in its character,
242; its character in the sixteenth
century, ib. ; the Reformation, 243;
reign of the Stuarts, ib.; controversy
studied by politicians, ib. ; exclusion
of Catholics from the legislature, 24;
recent revival of the controversy, 245;
increase of Catholics in England, ib.;
spirit in which the fact should be
viewed, ib.; their statistics in Great
Britain and Ireland, 246 ; Catholicism
in Europe, 247 ; number of Catholics
in the legislature, 249; spirit of the
Catholics, ib.; catholic opinion of the
Oxford Tracts, 250; their tendency to
popery, ib.; duties of Protestants,
251; introduction of the subject into
collegiate education, 252; increased
attention to it by the educated classes,
ib.; the Catholic Institute, 253; re-
marks on 'Spiritual Despotism,'ib.;
essentials to a right study of the
controversy, 254; character of Mr.
Cramp's book, 255; account of Essays
on Romanism, 256; Variations of
Popery, ib.; validity of councils, ex-
tract, 257 ; reference to Dr. Fletcher's
and Mr. Young's works, 260 ; coun.
sel to the friends of the Established
Cbillingworth, W., The Religion of Pro.
testants a safe way of Salvation, 607.
Christians, the Political Duty of, 314 ;
Political Dissenters, 315; conduct of
the Tories in reference to Slavery,
316; importance of discharging all
civil duties, 317 ; necessity of Dis-
senters being political, 318 ; civil
duties not to be left to the irreligious,
319; presence of Christians in popular
assemblies has prevented much evil,
320; duty of Christians to act well
the citizen, 321; necessity for the
cultivation of piety, 322 ; happy re-
sults from the performance of Chris-
tian duty, 323; necessity for its full
Clarke, C., John Noakes and Mary
Styles, see English Dialects.
Cobbin, J., Choral Psalmody for the
Church and the Family, 733.
Cobbin, Rev. I., Condensed Commen-
tary, and Family Exposition of the
Holy Bible, 480.
Comparative Philology, 209; import-
ance of the study, ib.; character and
analysis of Mr. Donaldson's work,
210, et seq. ; character of Mr. Win-
ning's book, 211; view of the article
on Language in Penny Cyclopedia,
212; publication on the study of Com-
parative Grammar, 214.
Congregational Magazine, May, 1839,
see Are we Protestants ?
Congregational Union, minutes of the
ninth annual assembly of, 481.
Cramp, J. M., Text Book of Popery,
see Catholic Controversy.
Dick, A. C. Esq., Dissertation on
Church Polity, 545 ; division of the
advocates of state churches, ib.; cha.
racter of their labors, 546; character
and analysis of the work, ib. et seq.;
absurdity of the argument from the
Jewish dispensation, 547; unsatisfac-
tory statement of the argument by
Mr. Gladstone, 548; common sophism
used by Churchmen refuted,'549 ; ex-
pediency only urged by Churchmen,
ib. ; influence of establishments on
morals and creeds, 550 ; education,
552 ; activity of Christians, ib. ; po-
litical institutions, 553; expectations
of Dissenters, ib.
Donaldson, J. W., see Comparative
Douglas, James, Esq., on the Philosophy
of the Mind, 49; decline of meta-
physical studies, ib.; evil results of
such declension, ib. ; happy effects of
the study of mental philosophy, 50 ;
disciplines the mind, 51; revival of
the udy, 52 ; character of the work
and its author, ib. ; remarks on the
Emotions, 53 ; analysis of the volume,
54, et seq.; Socrates, ib.; Perception,
extract, 57 ; hostility of Reid to the
ideal system, 58 ; errors of the nomi.
nalists, 59; the constructive facully,
60; reasoning and logic, ib.; direct
benefits of logic, ib.; origin of its
fallacy, 62; freedom and the will, 63;
the author's mistaken view of Ed.
wards, 65 ; deficiencies of natural re-
ligion, 67 ; character of the work,
Douglas, James, Esq., The Revival of
Drawing room Scrap Book, by L. E. L.
and Mary Howitt, 572 ; L'Envoi,
573; Kate is crazed, ib.; Thomas Clark-
son, 574; a city street, 575; character
of the Drawing-room Scrap Book,
and of the Juvenile Scrap Book, 576.
Dunn, H., Principles of Teaching, 237.
Edgar, S., Variations of Popery, see
Editor, correspondence with the, 482.
Educator, The, 683; contents and wri.
ters of the work, ib. ; position occu-
pied by the conductors of secular
education, ib.; eminent men who have
filled the office, 684 ; importance of
elevating the profession in public es-
teem, ib.; Mr. Lalor on the present
position of school-masters, 685; sugges-
tion of Nir. Higginson as to the remedy,
686 ; prospect of their elevation, 687;
character of Nr. Higginson's essay.
688 ; his suggestions as to the elevation
of educators, ib.; Mr. Simpson's essay,
689; his assertion of the claims of edu-
cators to emolument, ib.
Eisdell, J. S., Treatise on the Industry
of Nations, 346; Burke's fallacy in
reference to political economists, ib. ;
valuable character of Mr. Eisdell's
work, 347; analysis, ib. et seq.; manu-
facture of cloth, 348 ; printing rollers
and other inventions, 349; currency in
England, 351; metallic money unne-
cessary, ib. ; issue of paper money,
352; division of property, 353 ; popu-
lation, extract, ib.; distribution, 354 ;
rent, extract, 355; corn-laws, 356; pro.
fits of stock, 357 ; wages, ib.; consump-
tion, 358; results of luxury, 359; accu-
mulation, 360; taxation, ib. ; costs of
protection, 361 ; improved mode of
taxation, 362; education and public
worship, ib.; poor-laws, 363 ; results
a tax on capital, ib.; commendation
of the work, 364.
Eliot, Sir John, see Forster, John.
Ellis, Mrs., Juvenile Scrap Book, see
Drawing-room Scrap Book.
Eminent Literary and Scientific Men of
Great Britain, 187; progress and cha-
racter of Lardner's Cyclopedia, ib.;
character of the work under review,
188; literary biography, ib.; improper
treatment of Alfred, 189; want of
judgment in the writers, 191 ; singu.
lar view of Shakespear, 199 ; Shake-
spear's improvement of an old play, 194;
mode in which plays were acted in the
early part of the seventeenth century,
204 ; miracle plays, extract, 206 ; pi-
rate song, 207; Anecdotes of Skelton,
208; character of Bell's Lives of the
British Poets, 209.
Encyclopedia Britannica, Part CVIII.,
117; see Registration.
English Dialects, 690; advantages of
works of dialects, and of glossaries,
ib. ; specimen from Exmoor, 691 ; Ap.
pleby school-boy's speech, ib. ; former
works on the subject, ib.; character of
the books now published, ib.
Englishman's Greek Concordance to the
New Testament, see Robson.
Exmoor Scolding and Courtship, see
Festus, a Poem, 654 ; story of the poem,
656; character of the poetry, 657 ;
description of Angela, ib. ; Clara, 659;
Lucifer preaching, 660; Village feasts,
ib.; Address of Festus, 661; promising
character of the author, 663.
First Annual Report of the Registrar-
General of Births, Deaths, and Mar-
riages in England, see Registration,
Floreston, or the New Lord of the
Manor, 455 ; sketch of the story,
illustrative of England as it should
be, ib.; the work commended, 457.
Forster, John, Lives of Eminent British
Statesmen, 365; British worthies of
the seventeenth century, ib.; sketch
of Sir John Eliot's history, 366, et
seq. ; his education and entrance into
public life, [367 ; character of the
Stuarts, ib.; Elizabeth, ib.; character
of James, 308; state of Europe, 370;
Eliot's introduction to the House of
Commous, 371; bis intrepidity, ib.;
his religious character, 372 ; his po-
litical conduct, 373; death of James,
374 ; character of Charles, 375; con-
duct of the Commons, ib.; evil of pur-
veyance, 376; Eliot's popularity, 377;
bis parliamentary eloquence, extract,
ib. ; committed to the tower, 380;
treachery of the king, 385; state of
the country, ib. ; Eliot's last speech,
386 ; his principles and character,
388 ; his portrait tuken, and his death,
Froissart, Sir John, Chronicles of Eng-
land, France, Spain, &c., Jobnes's
translation, 515 ; imaginative element
in ruder history accounted for, 516 ;
resemblance between Herodotus and
Froissart, 517; both distinguished for
honesty and diligence, 518; character
of Froissart, 519; an incessant tra-
veller, ib., reception of his Chronicles,
521 ; translations by Berners and
Jobnes, ib.; buttle of Crecy, 522; bat.
tle of Otterbourne, 526 ; tournament of
Inglevere, 531 ; present edition of the
work warmly commended, 538.
Fry, Alfred A., Report of the Case of
the Canadian Prisoners, see Habeas
Geography of the Bible, 607.
Gilbert, Mrs., The Convalescent, 607.
Gisborne, T. Esq., see Session, review
Gregg, T. 1)., and Macguire, T., Dis-
cussion between, see Catholic Con.
Gutzlaff, C., Journal of Three Voyages
along the coast of China, 118.
Habeas Corpus, 325 ; case of the Cana-
dian prisoners not generally under-
stood, ib. ; origin of the Habeas Cor.
pus writ, 327 ; its neglect and viola-
tion by Charles I., 328 ; conduct of
Jenkes, extract, 329; main object of
the act, 330; its unsatisfactory state,
331; use of the act in the case of the
Canadian prisoners, extract, ib.; im-
portance of the subject, 334.
Hack, Maria, English Stories of the
Olden Time, 118.
Hall, Rev. R, Christianity consistent
with the Love of Freedom, see Chris-
tians, the Political Duty of.
Hanbury, Benjamin, Historical Memo-
rials relating to the Congregationalists,
335; character of the volume, ib. ;
plan, 357 ; analysis, 340, et seq. ;
rise of the Independents, 342; power
of the people, 343 : views of Hall and
others, ib.; extracts from Barrow, 344;
history of the Independents, ib.; read-
ers for whom adapted, 345 ; the in-
pression it should produce, 346.
Hanmer, Sir J., Fra Cipella, and other
Holland, Dr. H., Medical Notes and
Howitt, Mary, see Drawing-room Scrap
Huntingdon, Life and Times of the
Countess of, 609; interest and value
of the work, ib. ; peculiarities of ber
times, 610 ; sketch of her biography,
ib. et seq.; birth, 611 ; introduction of
evangelical religion into her family,
ib.; Lady Margaret Hastings, 612 ; con-
version of Lady Huntingdon, ib.; con-
duct of her husband, extract, 613; her
attendance on the Methodists, 614 ;
Letters from the Duchess of Marlbo.
rough, ib. ; rise and progress of Me-
thodism, 615, et seq. ; John Nelson,
extract, 618; violence of the Welsh
magistrates, 621; Whitefield and his
preaching, extract, 623; infidelity of