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Beribollet, M. on the augmentation of Calele, horned, exper. relative to difeofe

weight which sulphur, phosphorus, and among them, in Italy, 378,
arsenic receive, when they are changed Cavern, remarkable subterraneous one, un-
into acids, 498. On the spontaneous der the city of Paris, 414.
decomposition of certain vegetable acids, Chais, M. Cbaries, his excellent character,
ib. On the caufticity of alcalies, and 565
of lire, ib.

Cbauflier, M. on the methods of destroying
Biryl, observations on that tone, 497 the chrysalis of Glk-worras, 507. On
Bew, Mr. his obsery, on blindnels, 252. a cataract, accompanied with a diffolu-
Billing fey, Mr, his methods of cultivat. tion of the vitreous humour, 508.
ing the potatoe, 124.

Cicero, observ, on bis Tutculan questions,
Blancbard's iwo aerial voyages, 269. See 486.

City genias poetically described, 312.
Begle, Mr. recommends the practice of Cleanliness recommended in a sermoa
transplanting wheat, 172.

preached on that virtue, 239.
Bones, remarkable petrified ones, dug up Cleacina, Goddess, the mephitic vapours

at Chathani, 458. Of elephants, found arihing from her temples, philosopbi.
in various parts of Europe, 459, 462. cally and usefully investigated, 525,
Account of a large bone found in the Close, Rev. Mr. his method of promoting
earth at Paris, 495.

the growth of potatoes, 125. His ese
Borelli, Mr. his mem. on certain para- periments on the culture of locerne,
doxes in eloquence, 488.

171. On planting wheat, in rows, ale
Botany Bay, an improper place for a thief. ternately with potatoes, 417.

colony, 475. The inand of Trifan da Colonies, and settlements of European nag
Cunba recommended for that purpose, tions in other parts of the world, ena

quiry into the earliest accounts of, 528.
Brilons, ancient, remarks on their landed Historical deduction of, 5:9.

and commercial policy, 28. of the Conceprion, or ides, explained, 332.
same under the government of the Ro. Cook, Capt. narrative of his death, by the
mans, 29. Under the Anglo-Saxons, Surgeon of The Discovery, 96.
30. Under the Normans, 36. la Copper Vessels, &c. exper. on the danger
later times, 38.

of using them in pharmaceutical and
Brogny, cardinal, his low origin, 360. chemical preparations, 270.
Brumgy's Greek ibeaire, improved edit. Corn, in what manner hurtfully affected

by different plants growing among it,
Buck wbiar, its ules in husbandry, 172. 536.
Burns, a Scottish ploughman, his poetical Cornette, M. on the adion of phosphoric
talents, 440, Specimens of his compo-

acid upon oile, &c. 497.
fitions, ib.

Corbenius, M. his inquiry into the nature
Bull, Mr. John, his exper, on rowing and qualities of the red quinquina, 483.
turnips with beans, 370.

Corte, F. his meteorological observations,
Buph-veeb, a plant not sufficiently noticed 533.
by Farmers, 171.

Coiter's Saturday.night, a Scottish poem,

Cadwalader, the Welsh prince, bie fue cow, obs. rel. to the nat. hift. of, 410.
perftitious weakness, a.

Crimes, and punishments, obr. rel. to, 413.
Calvin, his character, 561.

Cromweli, Oliver, genealogical view of the
Carcers, cured by eating lizard!, in New family of, 26.
Spain, 534

Curl, a disease among potatoes, obferv, on,
Cariterbury, account of the three archiepis. 127.

copal bospitals at or near that city, 23. Currie, Dr. his memoirs of Dr. Bell, 414.
Carrere, M. his acc, of a man who had a

periodical biody Aux, from his little R Aubenton, M. bis obl. on a large bone
finger, $33: Of the method of curing

found in the earth at Paris, 494.
cancers in New Spain, 534. Oo a pre- On the causes of berborizations delineat-
fervative against contagious diseases, ed on certain ftones, 495. On purga-

tive remedies for Sheep, 539.
Carrier, by sea and by land, how far an. Delusions of the breast, contagious, 505.

(werable for the loss of goods, 381. De la Lande, M, on the duration of the
Carrors, the culture of not yet fully under.

rolar year, 503.
stood, 128

Denina, Abbé, on the causes of the diver.
Caise, sheep, &c. remarks on the different fity of languages, 489. On the origia
kinds and breeds of, 130.

of the German, 4916

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Doucal, Dr. his method of curing a ter. Fixlmillner, M. his acc. of the planet re-
fible puerperal fever, 532..

discovered by Herschel, 481.
Dover, remarks on its antiquity, 272. Fluxions, first invented by Newton, 328,
Durande, M. his method of propagating Formey, M. his philof. confderations on

foreiga trees, 506. On the cure of a the Tusculan quetions of Cicero, 486.
cholic, complicated with sciatica, ib. Forbergill, Dr. Antony, recommends the

application of chemistry to agriculture,
E Atib, thoughts on its original forma- 174. His obf. on longevity, 253.

tion and component parts, 13. Pro- Fougerous, M. on the mephiticism of
cess of the separation of land and wa. privies, 494.
ter, &c. 14. ' Generation of fire, 15. Frank'in, Dr. B. bis letter on the different
Universal Deluge, 16. Marine animals, quantities of rain that fall at different
17. Seasons of the year, 18. Strata, 19. he.ghts, on ibe same spot of ground, 412.
Volcanos, Giant's caufcway, &c. 21, 22. Free Majonry, curious seimon in praise of,
Antiquity of, inferred from petrifactions 476.
of animal substances, 458.

Furnaces, portable. See More.
Laf India Company, their shipping inves.
rigated, 308.

GAberlunzie-man, an ancient Scottish
Education, observations an, 254.

poem, account of, 287.
Edward III. bis tyrannical behaviour ta Galen, the prince of anatomists, 324.
the Welsh princes, 5.

Geneva, learned men produced there, 563,
Edwards, Dr. his ill. ftrations of Xeng- 565
phon's Socrates, 291. Farther account Genil, M. le, on the origin of the zodiac,

Egyp!, come account of, 298. Pyramids, Gerbard, M. his account of the properties
299. Climate, 3c0. The plague never of a new kind of Alexible stone, 484.
originates there, it,

Giant's Causeway composed of basaltes, 280.
Elaftic stone. See Gerbard,

Fofils found in, 281.
Elarical machines, made of taffeta, with, Girod, Dr, on abuses in the practice of
out glass, 521.

inoculation, 538,
Electricity, obl, on the different methods Godert, M. on the origin of the bodies of
of administering it medicinally, 540.

ice ibat are carried down great rivers, in
Ellis, Mr. the naturalift, account of his hard frosts, 5o8.

ftudies, 211. His natural history of Gold, said to be really diffoluble in the
curious zoophytes, ib.

nitrous acid, 508.
Eloquence considered, 483. Paradoxes in, Grange, M. de la, mathematical papers by,

in the Berlin Memoirs, 485.
Escauftic painting, with wax, method of Greece indebted to the Hetrurians for her
operating in, 540.

skill in the fine arts, 569.
Epidemic diseases, curious mem. rel. to, by Greeks, ancient, account of them, in private
Dr. Raimond, 536. M. Carrere's acs,

life, 491
of a preservative against, 538.

Greer, method of preparing a new kind of
Eternity of future punith nents, the doce

thai colour, 351.
trine of, objected to, 367.

Greenland, observ, on the health of persons
Eiber, vitriolicand nitrous--effects of, who have wintered there, 252.
in the animal economy, 540.

Grenville, Mr. his description of an appa.
Etbics, an important point in, discussed, ratus for enabling blind persons to perę

form arithmetical operations, 421.

Gryff;dib ap Cynar, the Well prince, hio
F Alconer, Dr. his rem. on the knowledge character, 3.

of the ancients, 256, Inquiry inta
the intiuence of the scenery of a country Hall, Mr. his attempt to Thew that a
on the inanners of its inhabitants, 411. tafe for the beauties of nature, &c
On the ftyle and taste of gardening has no influence favourable to morals,
among the ancienis, 412.
Fover, puerperal, acc. of a remarkable one Haié, M. his Inquiry into the nature and

which raged in France, 5;2. Succell. effe as of the mephitic vapour arifios
ful method of treating it, ib. Miliary,

necelary houses, 525.
enquiry into the existence of, effentialin Harriot, Mr. his method of inclosing
its principle, and with what cbaracteris- Rushley island, described, 419.

Hazard, Mr, hie fu cessful method of cule
Fire, elementary nature of, 463. Its af. rivaring potatoos, 125.
finity with pure air, 518.

Hea:, remarks on the composition of, 352,



tics, 537

&c. 356.

Philos. exper. relative to, 483: On Kiraw, Mr. bis paper on the compas.
augmenting the a&ion of fire and heat, merit of the ancients and moderns,
in chemical operations, 499. Experi- with respect to the imitative arts, 254.
ments on the elasticity and distribution
of heat, 543.

Languages, inquiry concerning the die
Hebrides, general view of the forlorn Grua.

'verGty of, 491.
tion of their inhabitants, 259. Reme. Landen, Mr. his paper on the rotatory
dies for, fuggefted, 265.

motion of bodies, 213.
Henderson, the actor, anecdotes of his life, Lavoisier, M. on the nature of elastic

aeriform Avids, 494. On a method of
Henry, Mr. his obf, on literature and phi- considerably augmenting the action of
Jolophy, 343.

fire and heat, in chemical operations,
Herbaldown, hospital, rome account of, 23. 499. On the effects produced on pre-
Herodorus, his character, as drawn by Dr. cious stones, by a violent degree of heat,
Gillies, 7

500. On the combination of nitrous
Herschel, Mr. his planet (so called) ob- with respirable air, 501. On ober

served by former astronomers, 481. chemical subjects, 502. On the effects
Herrurians, ancient, the masters of the of vitriolic ether, and nitrous ether, iq
Greeks, witb respect to the fine arts,

the animal economy, 54?.

Le Clerc, John, his great character, as a
Hipparchus, the first astronomer who pre-

critic, 504
cisely determined the duration of the Life, animal, physiologically and philoso.
tropical year, 503.

phically inveftigared, 509.
Hippocrates the first author who treated Linnæus, his dissertation on the fexes of
anatomy scientifically, 324.

plants, gains the prize offered by the
Hippofoiamus, supposed remains of (petri. Imperial Academy of Petersburgh, 267.

fied), dug up, near Chatham, 458. Literature, &c. advantages of, 342.
History, universal, the Audy of, how ren. Lizards, American, used for the cure of
dered easy and agreeable, 511.

cancers, &c. 534.
Horses, for ibe road, rem. on the most use- Llewelyn ap Gryffydıb, a Welth prince, his

ful breed of, 130. Crolling the breed humiliating Tubmission to Edw. Ill. 4.
recommended, ib.

Lobelia Sypbilitica, its efficacy in the cure
the nature of the saliva of, chemi- of the venereal disease, &c. $35.
cally investigated, 534.

Locke, Mr. his acc. of the origin of our
Howard, Mr. encomium on the scheme ideas controverted, 335. His hypothefis

for erecting a flatue in honour of him, concerning judgment, 336.

Long, Dr. history of his publication on
Hunter, Dr. W. bis fruitless application to astronomy, which was near 50 years in

government, for a piece of ground, for the press, 273. Review of its contents,
the foundation of an anatomical school, 274.

Longevity, obs. on, 253.
Hurring, and Shooting, apology for, 349. Love, ancient and modern, poetically con-

trafted, 43.
Ames V. of Scotland, bis poetry, 287. Lucerne, exper. on the culture of, 171.
theories of, 244.

Canada, 535
Jeffries, Dr. his narrative of what passed

in two balloon voyages, in company MAclaine, Dr. difference between him
with Blanchard, 269.

and M. Vanden Bescb, relative to the
Infinite, in mathematics, wha', 328. subject of one of the Teylerian Prize.
Fobasoa, Dr. Samuel, remarks on his cha.

differtations, 399.
racter, and on his writings, 455., remarks on the several metheds
Jobaflone, Dr. his account of the life of of cure for the bite of, 77.
Dr. Gregory, 256.

Man, the intellectual powers of, general
Jordan, Mrs. compared with Mrs. Siddons, divisions of, 196. Investigations of,

199, 241.
Ireland, some interesting periods of the Mango-tree, by whom brought into the

hittory of, reviewed, 39. Present po- WeA Indies, 427. Thrives well in la-
pulation of, eftimated, 145:

maica, 427
Ifland, curious method of inclofing a small Marl: M. on the contagious quality of

one, to refilt the violence of the sea, some kinds of Auxions on the breaft,

50g. On the great mig in the summer
Fudgment, metaphysically confidered, 335. of 1783. 507.


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Matter, and space, philof. notions concern- Percival, Dr. his observations on the difg

ing, 249-250. Animal matter, origin ferent quantities of rain that fall, from
and nature of, 510.

different heights, over the same spot of
Maudayt, M. on medicinal electricity, ground, 411.

Period, lunar, of 19 years. See Cotte. See
Mer biricism of privies. See Fougeroux. Meteorology.
See Lavoisier. See Hallé.

Petrifactions, of animal substances, obserus
Metcalf, John, a blind man, employed as vacions on the valt space of time requi-
a surveyor of highways, 253. His ex-

fite to their becoming totally changed in
traordinary sagacity, ib.

their texture, 458.
Meteorological obl. rel, to the lunar period Piccs, M. on the deadly effe&ts of the

of 19 years, 533• To two Chaldean Agaricus conicus, 535.
periods, 552:

Place, M. de la, his theory of the attrac
Meusnier, M. bis improvement on the ly. tion of spheroids, &c. 502.
draulic bellows of Lavoifier, soo.

Plague, useful bint relative to, 527.
Mind, of man, the operations and facul- Pectry confidered, as distinguished from

ties of, 199. Subject continued, 241. prose, 343
On the pleasure which it receives from Polier, Mr. his essay on the pleasure which
contemplating scenes of distress, 347,

the mind receives from the exercise of
of the power of mind over bodily senfa. its faculties, 345. Tribute to the me.

mory of the autbor, 346.
Mij, experimental acc. of the remarkable Polype, a fingular one described, 121.

one that happened in June and July Pepe's Temple of Fame, iranlated into Latin
1783, 507.

by Ms. Murphy, 374. Specimen of,
Mannier, M. le, on opposite currents of

air, by which aerostatic machines are

Polatoes, experiments relative to the cul.
affcated, 502.

ture of, 124. Method of curing a par-
Morals, first principles of, 337,

ticular disease to which that vegetable is
More, Mr. his improvement of portable

liable, 127
furnaces, 421.

Pratt, Mr. characterized as a poet, 289.
Murpby, Mr. translates Vida's Game of Prevoft, M. his comparison of the econo-
Chels, into English, 372. And Pope's

my of ancient and modern states, 487.
Temple of Fame into Latin, 374. His
tragedy of The Rivel Siflers (never acted) RAikes, Mr. (of Glocester) the original
account of, 375. His works collected,

inftitutor of Sunday schools, 52.

Ram, philosophical observations relative
Mushroom, instances of the deadly effects to, 412.
of a species of, 535.

Reasoning, that faculty philosophically con-
how cured, ib.

lidered, 338.
Mufic, critical observ, on several points Rees, Dr. his improvements in the Cyclo-
relative to the art of 103-512. The

pedia of Mr. Chambers, 323–331.
subject resumed, 174.

The subject continued, 401. Criticilin

on a particular passage, 406.
NAture, Mr. O'Gallagher's notions of Regeneration

, observations on that of ani.
the first principles of, 189.

mal substances, 253.
th: secrets of, revealed, 573.

Retirement, poetical address to, 290.
Negro llavery, controversy rel. to, 317,364. Rbodes, Miss, her curious methods of ma.
Nostock, account of that fubnance, 506. naging filk worms, 422.
Niva Scoria, present ftate of, 282. Free. Rbubarb, its uses, excluäve of medicinal

dom, in respect to the government of, purposes, 524.
strongly recommended, 285.

Robins, Mr. obtains a prize medal, for

raising the greatest quantity of turnip-
Ricbalcum, account of, 255;

rooted cabbage, 418.
Offian, translated from Macpherson's Romans, ancient, account of them in pri-
edition, into Italian, specimens of, 557.

vate life, 491.

Rowfleau, J. J. his Arange character, 565.
P Ainting, encaustic. See Sfiori. Roy, General, his account of the meaiure

Perception, philofophical explication ment of a base on Hounslow Heath, 217.
of, 199. Organs of, 241. Different Rugb, Dr. his observations relative to
hypotheses concerning, 242. Reflexions fevers, 258.
on, 245. Objects of, 248. Some mis. Ruffia, the present Empress of, her grand
takes that have prevailed on this subject, and extensive plans of empire and civila
pointed out, 249

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of, 373.

S Age, M. his obfervations on the Aqua Tung fler, experiments relative to the cosa

Marina, 497. His analyfis of the rulo fituent parts of that metal, 542.
phureous ore of bismuth, ib. On the Turner, Mr. his effay on crimes and pu-
arsenical ore of antimony, ib. On a

nishments, 413
new kind of iron ore, 498. On a new Turnip-rc.ed cabbage, beft mode of celti.
kind of mercurial ore, ib.

valing, 171. lis excellence as food for
Sandford and Merton, good story from, 361. catile, 171, 418. Peculiar'y valuatie
Savary, M. extraáts from bis obfervations for refifting the feverity of winter, ib.
on Egypt, 298.

Turnips, the proper culture of, 179.
Scbecie, M. on the constituent parts of
Tungfen, 542

V Arden Bosób, M. his correspondence
Scurvy, excited by sea salt, 252.

with the Monthly Reviewers, 399.
Sensation, mental, philolophical explica. Vapoors, an hypochondriac dilorder, in.

tion of, 200. The subject fartber con. quiry into the cause of, 514. Mephis
sidered, 246.

tic, fee Halle. la rarified air, les
Senses, philofophically investigated, 250.

Senfibility, animal, philosophically invefti. Vernis, F. his account of the Noftccb,
gared, 509.

Stakspeare, account of Reed's edit. of, 81. Vida's Game of Cbels, tranflated into Eng.
Fanher account of, 161.

lub by Ms. Murphy, 372. Specimen
Sbeep. See Daaberion.
Sbipping. See East Indies, " See Carrier. Underfarding, how influenced by the ima.
Silk-worms, great joprovements in the gination, &c. 408.

management of, 423. On the methods Volcanos, remarkable vestigia of ancient
employed to destroy the chrysalis of, eruptions of, in Italy, 377.

Voluptuary's Coliloquy, 206.
Skin, account of a remarkable alteration

in the colour of, from citeale, 533. W Ag ftaff, Mr. his experiments on cel-
Small.pox, abuses in the practice of inocu. tivating heathy, &c. fois, 4:8.
lation, 538.

Wales, a good history of, 1. See allo Ced.
Soliloquy of a voluptuary, 206.

walader, Gryffidib, &c.
Spallanzani, his controverty with Lin- Water, curious experiments on, to deter-
næus, 266.

mine whether it undergoes any decom.
Spheroics, theory of the attraction of, 502. position, in pasting through hot tubes,
Steam engine, as improved by Melfts.

Wait and Boulton, accuunt of, 402. -> philosophical experiments relative
Stones, on which trees, plants, &c. appear

10, 482.
to be delineated, confidered, with a view Waljon, Dr. his acc. of oricha!cum, 255.
to account for the causes of such berbo. Watt, Mr. his invention of the ficam che
rizations, 496.

gine, 401.
Sunday schools recommended, 51, 237, Widywiod, Mr. kis mortars recommended,

for the use of Cbemifis, &c. 271.

Wigurlin, M. his memoir concerning
TAe considered and illustrated, 339.


clear and obscure notions relatie so
Defined, 411. See also, Peltor, and hiftory, 486. His account of Thuanus,

Telescope. See Wollofion.

W ceni, the practice of planting and trans.
Tellier, Abbé, his experiments relative to planting recommended from caperi-

The manner in which cora, &c. is af. ments, 172.
fected by different planıs which grow Wbue, Mr. his cbservations on a tigh.
amongftit, 576.

bone, af uncommon lengib, 257.
Ibucydides, his character, by Dr. Gil. Mr. C. his paper on the regenera-

tion et anstral subitonces, 253. On the
Tonine, plan, of a period:cal scheme of nat, hist, of the cow, 410.

that kind, for i he benefit of persons of Mr. Tboma', his excursion through
al ages, 232.

a fubiereaneous cavern al Paris, 414.
Trees, for ember, account of a very great Mr. ot Nottinghamshire, obrains a

number planted by Mr. White, in Duro prize-medal for planting the greatest
bar, 416. Foreign trees, method of number of tion ber-ters, 416.
multiplving, 506.

Whitmore, Mr. bis account of drilled crope
Trifan da Cumba, ifand if, recommended of Barley, &c. 415.

as a proper place to settle convicts upon, Wilke, M. his experiments on the elafticity,

&c, of beat, vaprur, &c. 513-


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