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swer them. The late king appreciated painting and music with
a real feeling of what was excellent in both. Handel was his
favourite musician, and it will be remembered (to his honour) that
for thirty years he employed Mr. West when that admirable artist
had no commission from
Of the disposition of his present Majesty to encourage what-
ever is connected with the dignity and honour of the country it would
be superfluous to speak : the Royal Academy contains munificent
proofs of his liberality to the arts. The sense of the legislature
too has been distinctly pronounced by the purchase of the Elgin
Marbles, an act of which the wisdom is becoming every day more
and more evident. Many foreigners have already come into this
island solely for the purpose of seeing these marbles. Casts from
the whole collection have been already sent to Bavaria, to Wirtem-
berg, to Russia : others have been ordered for Florence. The
school of sculpture will soon be in England. We have seen in
our own exhibition the work of Canova beside that of an English-
man, and England might well be satisfied with the excellence to
which her native artist had attained. That national encourage-
ment is asked for painting which sculpture already receives : and
when that encouragement is given, England will assert and win for
herself as high a pre-eminence in art as she holds at this time in
commerce, in science, in literature and in arms.
I N D E X
TWENTY-THIRD VOLUME OF THE QUARTERLY
the best translation of Aristophanes, exo
ACBAR (Sultan), memorable inscription on Art (Works of), propriety of introducing
the seal of, 6.
them into churches considered, 586–
Addison, real state of Pope's quarrel with, 592.
Athenians (ancient), manners of, 245—dif-
Advice to Julia, a Letter in Rhyme, 505 ferent kinds of bread, made and used hy
—its character, ib. 506—510-descrip- them and by the other Greeks, 246—
tion of a dandy's conversation, 507—of 248—their pastry and confectionary,
London in Autumn, 507, 508-a trip to 249-account of their cooks, 249-254
Margate in the Steam-boat, 508, 509. -and sauces, 254–256different sorts
Albanians, character of, 337—their dances, of fish eaten by them, 256, 257-259-
instances of their love of fish, 259, 260
Alexandria, state of literature at, 137, 138. -account of their fishmongers, 261, 262
Ali, Pasha of Albania, character of, 128. —and of the perfumes used by them,
263, 264-especially of flowers, 264,
Almanach des Gourmands, 245.
265—their wines, 266, 267—water
America, state of churches in, 550, 551- drinkers satirized, 268-general mode of
disregard of divine worship by the Ame. living among the citizens of Athens, 269
rican Convention, 551, note.
- their clubs and pic-nic parties, 270–
Ames (Fisher), on the liberty of the press, of the repasts of the common Athenians,
271–274-curious political salad, 275
Andainan Islanders, account of, 81.
-banquets of the higher classes, 276–
Anne (Queen), state of affairs at her acces- 278.
sion, 9, 10--composition and character Athenians (modern), character of, 340, 341.
of her ministers, 10, 11-violence of Athos (Mount), account of the monastery
party, 19--her letter to the Duke of of, 345–347.
Marlborough, against his resigning his Autumn near the Rhine, 434—eharacter
command in chief, 20-her reflection on of, 436. See Germany.
the battle of Blenheini, 30—-cabal among Autumn in London, poetically described,
her ministers against the Duke of Marl- 507, 508.
borough, 43---ber duplicity to him, 50—
her death, 69—-for the principal military Banquets of the Athenians, account of,276
events in hier reign, see Marlborough -278.
Barber (Mr. Alderman), anecdote of, 423.
Arabs, instance of the treachery of, 279. Baths, effect of the inordinate use of, on
Aristophanes, extracts from the comedies the constitutions of the modern Greek
of, 254, 255. 260. 262. 268. 271–278.
comedies of, translated by Battles of Schellenberg, 24, 25—of Blen-
Mr. Mitchell, 474--principles of the heim, 28-of Ramilies, 40—of Oudenard,
Aristophanic Comedy, 475—incidents of 53—of
Maplaquet, 59, 60.
his Thesmophoriozousæ,476,477_origin Bavaria (Elector), defeated by the Duke of
of the Acharnians, 477—and of the
Marlborough at Schellenberg, 24, 25
Knights, 477, 478-plot of the Achar-
his negociations with the duke, 26—his
nians, 485-—-translation of a scene omitted
country given up to military execution,
by Mr. Mitchell, 186—189---principles 27-and completely subdued by the
of translation, developed and applied to battle of Blenheim, 30.
a translation of Aristophanes, 480_485. Bellamy (John), New Translation of the
489, 490--general character of Mr.
Bible, Part II. 287-additional proofs
Mitchell's translation, 474-exanzination of his unfitness for the work, ib. 288.
of the execution of particular parts, with -refutation of his assertion, that Jerome
specimens, 491–501—this decidedly! made his Latin translation from the
Greek and not from the Hebrew, 292, Brewster (Rev. John), Sketch of the His-
293—and that all modern European tory of Churches, 549.
translations have been made from ibe Burgess (Sir James), Reasons in favour of
Septuagint aud Vulgate, 294—298—his a New Translation of the Bible, 287–
slander of the English Universities dis- his abuse of the Quarterly Review, 289
proved, 299, 300—and also his assertion -specimens of his ignorance and un-
that there was not a single critical He- fairness, 289—291-refutation of his
brew scholar among the translators of the assertion that Jerome executed his Latin
authorized version, 301-304—speci- version of the Old Testament from the
mens of his blunders, 307-317-his Greek and not from the Hebrew, 293,
utter incompetency for the task he has 294—wilful blunder respecting the au-
undertaken, 324, 325.
thorised translators of the Bible, 303
Belly and the Members, fable of, versified, note, 305, 306, 307-examination of his
misrepresentations concerning the Quar-
Belzoni (M.), assassination of, attempted terly Review, 318-324—his plagia-
by two renegade Frenchmen at Thebes, rism, 321.
94-discovers the ruins of Bernice, 95.
Bible, authorized translation of, tracts in
vindication of, 287—when any transla- Caloyers or Greek monks of Salympria,
tion may be said to be made from the account of, 343, 344—and of Mount
original, 291, 292-notice of English Athos, 345–347.
translations of it, antecedent to the pre- Canada, advantages of, for emigration, over
sent authorized version, 295—298- the United States of North America, 374,
notices of the translators, 301-303— 375, 376—advice to persons emigrating
and of the instructions given to them, 305 thither, 377—importance of gypsum as
a manure there, 378, 379--observations
Bishop's Bible, notice of, 297, 298.
on tlie deeded lands, granted by govern-
Blackader (Colonel) remark of, on the ment, 381-notice of the settlement of
English army, under the Duke of Marl- Perth, 382—state of the church in Up-
borough, 22, 23—his reflections on the per Canada, 383, 381-account of pro-
battles of Schellenberg, 25—of Blenheim, posed improvements in its inland naviga-
27, and note-of Ramilies, 40—of tion, 385, 386_objections to emigrating
Oudenard, 53—of Maplaquet, 60. to this country considered, 390—not
Blenheim (battle of), 28.
likely to be conquered by the United
Blow-pipe, structure of, 467-account of States of America, 390—means of ad-
its application to fusion, 468–471– vancing the prosperity of this colony,
analogy in its operations to the nature of 391-importance of diffusing informa-
volcanoes, 470, 471.
tion concerning it, ib. 392, 393—illus-
Bosset (Lieut. Col.), Proceedings at Parga, trated by an estimate of expenses, 394,
111—his mistakes corrected, 115-his 395—what class of persons best for emi-
misconduct as governor of Parga, 129, grating, 396—400.
Chapels, private, cause of the increase of,
Bourbons, policy of, considered, since the 564.
return of Louis XVIII., 196.
Châtelet (Marchioness du), origin of her
Bowles (Rev. W. L.), on the invariable acquaintance with Voltaire, 156, 157 —
Principles of Poetry, 400—strictures on her reception of Madame de Grafigny,
his hostility to Pope, 407, 408—on his 157_description of her apartment, 159
definition of poetical execution, 409- - her occupations, 160-prys into the
and on his observations on the poetic letters of her visitors, 161-her barbarous
character of Pope, 409, 410-Mr. treatment of Madame de Grafigny, 163,
Bowles's Inyariable Principles of Poetry 164, 165.
examined, 410, 411—vindication of the Church, state of, in Canada, 383, 384.
poet's private character against his as-Churches, want of in North America, 550,
persions, 412, 113—particularly respect- 551--want of them in London in the
ing Pope's quarrel with Lady Mary reign of William and Mary, 563—9t
Wortley Montague, 414—418—and with Queen Anne, 553—deficiency of them
Addison, 419—421—his unjust charge at present, in England, 553, 554-evil
against Pope for censuring Rowe, 421, consequences of this want, 554. 559–
influence of the church on the peasantry,
Bread, different sorts of, used by the Athe- 558—motives that anciently promoted
nians and other Greeks, 246 248, the erection of churches, 559, 550—
liberality of James I. in erecting churches mark on Sir Robert Walpole's opinion of
in Scotland and Ireland, 561-outline of history, ib.-materials of his work, ib. 2.
the Act of Parliament for building new See Marlborough.
Churches, 565, 566—Dr. Franklin's Cranner's ( Archbishop) Translation of the
opinion on building churches, 566-spe- Bible, notice of, 297.
culative impiety, circulated through the Cripps (Mr.), on the excellent state of the
press, a reason for the erection of them, Swedish roads, 101.
567--St. Paul's, the first church erected Crowne's tragedy of the Destruction of
in Britain, 582—beauty of the English Jerusalem, notice of, 200 note~ 203 note
churches, 583--the retaining of pews in -specimens of it, 216–219, 220 notes.
them, defended, 58+, 585—the propriety
of decorating them with works of art Dances of the modern Greeks described,
Churchill, the poet, anecdote of, 433. Dandy, conversation of a, poetically de-
Churchill (Lord). See Marlborough, cribed, 507.
Church-yards of the metropolis, observa- Dauneker, a German sculptor, notice of,
tions on, 559—simple expedient for pre- 443, 444.
venting the rubbery of graves in, 559 Darwin (Dr.), Letter of, 534-bis death,
Clare (Jolm), Poems, descriptive of Rural Day (Mr. Thomas), eccentric anecdotes of,
Lise, 166---biographical notice of bini, 523, 524—his marriage, 525.
166-171-specimens of his poems, ib. Deeded lands, in Canada, observations on,
172-comparison of him with Burns and 381.
Bloomfield, 173-concluding advice 10 Denon (M.), dismissed from the Museum,
to make way for Count Forbin, 83.
Clarke (Dr. E. D.), on the Gas Blow-pipe, Dinners of the Greeks, notice of, 257, 258.
466-origin and progress of his discove- D'Israeli (J.), Curiosities of Literature,
ries, in the art of fusion, 467, 468--ac- vol. iii. 245.
count of his mode of using the blow- Docherd (Mr.) progress of, through the in-
pipe, 468–470-on the analogy in its terior of Africa, 241, 242,
operations to the nature of volcanoes, Douglas (Hon. F. S. N.), Essay on certain
470, 471-remarks-thereon, 473.
points of resemblance between the an.
Clergy, of modern Greece, wretched state cient and modern Greeks, 325.
of, 342-of England, duties of, before Greece.
the Reformation, 553—their influence Puigenan (Dr.), vindicated from the
after that event, 554--why they cannot charges of Mr. Edgeworth, 517.
have the same influence now, in large Dutch, noble reception of the Duke of
parishes, 564--real causes of their dimi- Marlborough by, 15—vacillation of the
nished in Auence, 580-increased facili- Dutch government, 12, 13—their crooked
ties given to produce qualified ninisters, policy impedes the plans and progress of
ihe Duke of Marlborough, 17-and also
Clubs of the Athenians, notice of, 270. the misconduct of their generals, 18—
Colonies, in a morc immoral state than their interpose additional, difficulties in ihe
mother countries, 552.
Duke's way, 35, 36.
Comedy, early, of modern Europe, stric- Duval (Amciury), Exposé des Faits sur la
tures on, 474, 475--principles of the Cession de Parga, 111-falsehood of hiş
Aristophanic comedy, 475, 476.
statements, 127. 133 note.
Commerce of modern Greece, notice of, 335
--causes of the stagnation of commerce Edgeworth (R. L. Esq.), Memoirs of, by
in Germany, 450.
himself and his daughter, 510-avec-
Confectionary of the Athenians, 249. dotes of his ancestors, 511-514-hiş
Cooks (Greek), account of, 249-253- lax notion of the degrees of kindred, be-
notice of the fraternity of, at Athens, tween whom marriage inay be contracter,
512_sundry improbabilities in his nar-
Coray (M.), ʻzanin BoBasobńsm, 136. See rative pointed out, 513—birth of Mr.
Edgeworth, 510-anecdote of his early
Course of the Niger. See Niger.
years, 514-his mock marriage, 5164
Coverdale's Translation of the Bible, notice falsehood detected in his account of it,
516-and in his statenent relative to a
Coxe (Rev. Win.), Memoirs of John Duke college-examination, 517, 518-bis first
of Marlborough, 1-strictures on his re- marriage, 518, 519-attempts at tele-
graphic apparatus, 520-remarks on his and misrepresentations concerning it,
claim to the invention, 521, 522—is re- 192-194. 196, 197—will not be im-
called from France by the death of his poverislied by transfer of capital to the
wife, 526-becomes acquainted with other side of the Atlantic, 388, 389_
Miss Honora Sneyd, 527 — whom he population of England before the Refor-
onarries, 529—retires into Ireland, 530 mation, 557.
-state of that country, 531 —vacillating Eugene (Prince), concerts the plan of a
conduct of Mr. Edgeworth, 532-letter campaign with the Duke of Marlbo-
of Dr. Darwin to him, ib._curious blun- rough, 21-participates with him in the
der of Miss Edgeworth relative to the battle of Schellenberg, 25 of Blenheim,
meaning of the lerm decade, 535—death 28—manæuvre of, at the battle of Oude-
of Mr. Edgewortli's fourth wife, 536– nard, 53—-bis indignant remark on the
his fifth marriage, ib.-rebellion of 1798, treachery of the English ministers, 65
537—temporizing conduct of Mr. Edge- defeats the French in Italy, 41-is re-
worth, ib. its effects to himself, 538– called by the Emperor of Germany, 63,
strictures on his conduct in parliament, Exports and imports of Van Diemen's Land,
relative to the Union of Ireland with
England, 540, 541—and on his experi-
mental method in education, 541, 542— Fenelon (Archbishop), noble conduct of the
last lours of Mr. Edgeworth, 543—- Duke of Marlborougb to, 63.
reasons for inferring his disregard of Re- Field (Dr.), eulogium of, on the English
velation, 543–548—concluding stric- Bible, 303, 304.
tures on the memoirs, 548, 549— notice Fish, account of the different sorts of, eaten
of Mr. Edgeworth's Essay on the Con- by the Athenians, 256—259–instances
struction of Roads and Carriages, 96. 98.
of their love of fish, 259, 260,
- he recommends some degree of curva- Fishmongers (Athenian), notice of, 261,
ture in laying out roads, 102— his opinion 262.
of the inefficacy of convexity, in laying Flanders, account of the Duke of Marlbo-
out roads, 103--advises the materials to rough's campaign in, 36, 37-movements
be broken small, 104—his mode of form- of the French under Villeroy, 39—they
ing roads on unsound sub-strata, ib. are defeated at the battle of Ramilies, 40 :
Edinburgh Review, falsehoods of detected, -its brilliant results, ib. 41-Marlbo-
rough commences a new campaign there,
Edrisi's African Geography, of little value, 51-battle of Oudenard, 53- Lille be-
sieged and captured, 54-56-Ghent,
Education, progress of, among the modern invested, 57--the French again defeated
Greeks, 358, 359—strictures on the ex- at the batile of Maplaquet, 59, 60—
perimental method of education, 541, Mons captured, 61–a new campaign
commenced there, but terminated by the
Egyptians, custom of, at feasts, 278. ignominious peace of Utrecht, 63–65. i
Elgin marbles, depositing of, in the British Flowers, used by the Athenians at their
Museum, proved to be a national ad- feasts, 264, 265.
Fontaine's Fables, translated, 455-charac.
Elmes (James), Letter to Lord Liverpool teristic of his poetry, 455-excellence of
on New Churches, 549—his proposal for his narrations, 456-and characters, ib.
improving their architecture, 586, 587. 457—design of the translator, 457–8pe-
Emigrants to Canada, advice to, 377. cimens of his translations, with remarks,
Emigration, expediency of, as a relief for 458-465.
distressed population, considered, 387, Forbin (Count) Voyage dans le Levant, 83
388-expenses of emigration to Canada, -succeeds Denon in the custody of the
Museum, ib.-embarks at Marseilles, ib.
England, why disliked by the French, 177 -arrives at Athens, 84-specimen of
-impressions of an Englishman at Paris, his mawkish declamation there, ib.
178-contrast between them in speaking blunders of his, corrected, 85-his foolish
of their respective countries, 180, 181- sneer on English and German artists, ib.
difference in their intellectual endow- -his vanity mortified by the popularity
ments, 181-184-influence of history of the English, 86_misfortunes that befel
and political circumstances on thcir cha- the Count at Constantinople, ib.--com-
racters, 186-186-reason why the mercial meanness of the Count, 87-his
French find it difficult to form just ideas ignorance exposed, 88, 89—and false-
of England, 187—190-curious blunders hood, 90, 92---arrives at St. Jean d'Acre,