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mony with the representations of the
Bible, 42; their mode of reconciling them
at variance, ib.; on the Scriptural mean-
ing of the term creation, 43; Mr. Buck-
land's opinion of the creation, ib.; Mr.
Faber's opinion, that the six days are six
long periods, ib.; remarks of the Author
on this hypothesis, ib.; he attempts to
shew its inconsistency with the account in
Genesis, 43, 4; observations of the Author
on the work of the fifth day, 45, et seq.;
reflections on the breaking up of the foun-
tains of the great deep, 47, 8; the theory
of fossil remains considered, 48, et seq.;
the subject of the Guadaloupe skeletons
considered, 50; opinions of Cuvier, and
Professor Jameson, ib.; and of the pre-
sent Author, ib.; on the formation of the
primitive rocks, 51; the Author's reason-
ing on this head, 51, 2; remarks on the
opinion that the sea and the land have
changed places, 52, 3.; extract, 53; on
the cave theory of Dr. Buckland, ib.
Gibbon's decline and fall of the Roman em-
pire, Bowdler's family edition of,285,et seq.
Gisborne's letter to the Rev. H. Phillpotts,
&c. 272, et seq.; character of the present
work, 272; on the alleged danger to the
church and state, from conceding the Ca-
tholic question, 272, 3; the question is
not one between the Papists and Pro-
testants, but between the Irish and the
English, 273; Popery first planted in
Ireland by the English sword, ib.; neces-
sity for settling the question on our own
account, and not for the Irish, 273, 4;
advice given by a Right Rev. Irish prelate
to George the Third, 374; its utter failure
in the execution, ib.; the annual struggle
between the members of the two churches,
an impediment to the extension of the
Protestant faith in Ireland, ib.; Popery
on the increase only in Ireland, 374, 5.;
the political evils of Ireland have not been
caused by popery, 275; manly challenge
of the Author to Dr. Phillpotts, to speak
out honestly his alternative, 276.
Gospel of St. Luke, Schleiermacher's essay
on the, 413, et seq.
Greece, Blaquiere's letters from, 316, et seq.
Greek extracts, 565.
Greeks, claims of the, their real nature, 323,
Christ, &c., 198. See Millenarianism,
Head's observations on early rising, and on
early prayer, &c., 467.
Hell, the going down of Christ into, his-
tory of the article of, 266, 7.
Help, Leifchild's, to the private and do-
mestic reading of the Holy Scriptures,
Herodotus, his skill in the combination of
the materials of his history, 76.
Hesperides, site of the garden of the, ac-
cording to Capt. Beechey, and M. Pacho,
Hewlett's, Esther, Scripture natural his-
tory for youth, 185.
Hinds's history of the rise and early progress
of Christianity, 285, et seq.; contents of
the work, 296 ; observations on the scanty
information transmitted to us, respecting
the ministry of the Apostles, 297, 8;
causes of papal supremacy, 298, 9; one
important consequence occasioned by the
change from an ecclesiastical to a poli-
tical constitution of the Church, 299,300;
observations on the custom of sending the
consecrated elements to the sick, &c.
Hinton's completeness of ministerial quali-
Hinton's means of a religious revival, 537,
History, natural, of enthusiasm, 469, et seq.
History of the Church of Christ, Scott's
continuation of Milner's, 331, et seq.
History, the constitutional, of England, 93,
et seq.; notice of Lord John Russell's
history of the English government, &c.
93, 4; character of Mr. Hallam's his-
tory, 94, 5; Dr. Lingard's, ib.; Mr.
Hume's history nearly obsolete, 95; rise
and progress of the representative sys-
tem, 97; the reign of Edward the Third
peculiarly interesting to the lover of
English liberty, 98; the fundamental
securities against arbitrary power, to be
traced to the times of the Plantagenets,
99; reign of Henry the Seventh, 100;
state of the prerogative up to that time,
100, 1; reign of Henry the Eighth,
102, 3; his character by Mr. Hallam,
ib.; state of religious opinions during
his reign, 103, 4; Lord John Russell's
account of the Protestant controversy un-
der Edward the Sixth, and Queen Mary,
104; the statement in some respects
inaccurate, 105; observations on Mr.
Hallam's opinion respecting the doctrine
of transubstantiation, 106, 7; state of
the civil constitution under Edward the
Sixth, 107; nature of the religion of that
period, 108; increasing severity of the
laws against the Papists during Eliza-
beth's long reign, ib.; restraints by which
civil governments have limited religious
liberty, 108, 9; on Queen Elizabeth's
policy in regard to the Puritans, 109, et
seq.; Mr. Hallam in conclusion on this
subject, 111; the Puritan mode of edu-
cation was thought by many to be the
best security of Protestantism, 112; the
nation indebted for the freedom of its
constitution to the conduct of the Puri-
tan members of the House, ib.; character
of the reign of James the First, 113, 4;
reign of Charles the First, ib.; the oppo-
sers of the encroachments of Charles
were not the enemies of monarchy and
superstition, 115; nature and extent of
the religious motives connected with the
memorable strife of this period, 115, 6;
Dr. Lingard's account of the meeting of
the divines at Westminster, 116; pro-
ceedings of the Presbyterian party, 117;
real nature of Cromwell's policy and
conduct, 118, 9; catholicism, episcopa-
lianism, and presbyterianism, have each
had the ascendant, and all have perse-
History, scripture natural, for youth, 185.
History, the Roman, by G. B. Niebuhr,
Howell's life and adventures of Alexander
Selkirk, 185; the accusation alleged
against Daniel Defoe, of having stolen
the materials of his Robinson Crusoe
from the right owner, a malignant im-
Ibn Batuta, Lee's translation of the travels
of, 524, et seq.
Infidelity, its prevalence among the Italians
more than among any other people in
Christendom, 147; cases of it, ib.
Inquiry, an, what is the one true faith, 159,
Interpretation, as applied to the prophecies
of Holy Scripture, Dr. Pye Smith on the
principles of, 446, et seq.
Intolerance deprecated; by Spedding Cur-
wen, 461, et seq.
Ireland, the political evils of, not caused
by popery, 275.
Irving's last days, 1, et seq.; the Author
asserts that the last days refer to the
present time, 1, 2; different opinion of
writer of the epistle to the Hebrews, and
of Calvin, ib.; St. Paul's characteristics
of the last and perilous times, 3; Mr.
Irving's illustrations, shewing them to
belong exclusively to the times we live
in, 4, et seq.; men lovers of themselves, 4;
covetous, 4, 5; defective in a eucharist-
ical spirit, 5, 6; encourage a growing
disrespect for the priesthood, 6, 7; are
self-flatterers, 7, 8; fierce and unmeek,
8,9; the Author's illustrations illustrated,
9, 10; he denounces the tribunal of pub-
lic opinion, as the diabolical spirit of his
text, 10; himself started as the accuser-
general of the religious world, ib. ; when
reviled, he hesitated not to revile again,
11; traits of resemblance in the charac-
ter of Mr. Irving, and that of the late
William Huntington, 11, 2, his theolo-
gical tenets not far removed from Mr.
Huntington's, 13, et seq.; his doctrine
shewn to be in direct contradiction to
the confession of the Church of Scotland,
15, 6; he rhapsodixes, 17, 8; accuses the
religious world of becoming Pharisaical,
18; reprobates severity of discipline in
the Church, 18, 9; thinks the Lord's
Supper a fit political test, 19; remarks
on the opinion that the perilous times are
come, &c., ib. the signs of the times not
to be determined by observation obtained
in the latitude of London, 20; pecu-
liar characteristics of the present times,
20, 1; the exertions made to reform the
lower classes inadequate to the purpose,
22; the poor of this country have mani.
fested a patient endurance of the hard-
ships of their state, 23; complexion of the
signs of the times, as indicated by the
present state of the Established Church,
24; of the dissenting churches, 25; of
the Wesleyan Methodists, and the So-
ciety of Friends, 26; and the more ac-
tual co-operation between Christians of
different communions, ib.; peculiar fea-
ture in the political aspect of the present
times, 27; population of the globe, and
its religious divisions and distinctions,
28; effects of the fall of the Portuguese
empire in India, and of the independence
of the Spanish American colonies, 29;
observations on the inquiry, What has
been achieved? 29, 30; to call the pre-
sent times, evil times, is to slander the
work of God, 30; grounds for confidence
from the present aspect of things, 31,
Italy and Greece, Sismondi's parallel be-
tween them, 408, 9.
Italy as it is, 406, et seq.; Sismondi's pa-
rallel between Italy and Greece, 408, 9;
observations on the Author's position,
that of all Englishmen, none but an
English Catholic can give a fair account
of Italy, 409, 10; Geneva is, in every
respect, preferable to Nice for English
travellers, 410; character of Florence as
a city, ib.; Carlo Dolce pleases the Author
more than Raphael, 411; he describes
the Benedictine convent at Hammer-
smith, 412; he is treated with particular
favour by an old nun, ib.; liberality and
cautious policy of Pope Pius VII, ib.
Italy, the reformation in, M'Crie's history
of the progress and suppression of, &c.
145, et seq.
Ithuriel; stanzas, by J. Edmeston, 458, 9.
Javanese, account of one who dexterously
cut off his own head, 565.
Jews, their great instrumentality in the ad-
vancing of learning and civilization in
Europe, 402, 3; they were consulted by
the kings of Portugal and Spain in their
most important enterprises, 404.
Jewsbury's, Maria Jane, lays of leisure
hours, 374, et seq.; stanzas to a dying
friend, 374, 5; Now mine eye seeth
thee', 375, 6; the presence of evil, 376.
Job, Fry's new translation of the ancient
book of, 240, et seq.
Knowledge, religious, the library of, 378.
Koran, comparison of the, with the Bible,
Lakes, in Guatimala, very numerous, 234;
lake Atitan, ib.
Laon, history of the revolutionary insurrec-
tion there, in the eleventh century, 441,
Lee's translation of the travels of Ibn Ba-
tuta, 524, et seq.; Ibn Batuta said by
Burckhardt to be the greatest traveller,
perhaps, who ever wrote his travels, 524;
account of his work, ib.; his various
journeys, 525, 6; his description of the
largest Indian rivers, 526, 7; China, 527;
El Zaitim, 527, 8; Sin-Kilan, 528; two
sorts of earth used for porcelain, ib.; city
of El Khansa, 529, et seq.; modern
names of the cities referred to, probably,
by the Author, 581, 2; he states the in-
-habitants of El Hilla, on the Euphrates,
to be Sheeahs, 532; their creed a coun-
terpart of the millenarian, ib.; the Au-
thor's description of the Russians, 533;
of the practice of Suttee, ib.; the Hindoo
doctors' account of the original intention
of becoming a suttee, ib.; the Author's
account of the conversion of the Maldives
to the Moslem faith, 534; he sees the
Maldivian spectre, ib.; Adam's foot, in
Ceylon, &c., 535; a Javanese dexter-
ously severs his head from his body, ib.;
devotedness of the followers of the old
man of the mountain, ib.; the present
volume the first fruits of the Oriental
Translation Institution, 586; works pre-
paring for publication, by the committee,
Leifchild's Christian antidote to unreason-
able fears at the present crisis, 461, et
seq.; protestantism has nothing to fear
from concession to the catholics, 463, et
Leifchild's help to the private and domestic
reading of the Holy Scriptures, 466; re-
marks on the execution of the work, ib.
Letter, a pastoral, on the subject of revivals
of religion, 537, et seq.
to Lord Holland, occasioned by the
petition from the general body of dissent-
ing ministers, &c., 461, et seq.; class of
dissenting ministers who signed the coun-
ter dissenting petition, 461, 2; defence
of the protestant dissenters against the
charge of hostility to the established church,
Library of useful knowledge, 378.
the vestry, by T. Russell, 559, et seq.
Livy, analysis of the second decade of, 377.
Mahometanism unveiled, 381, et seq. See
May-day pageant, 562, et seq.
M'Crie's history of the progress and sup-
pression of the reformation in Italy, &c.
145, et seq.; tendency of the human mind
to superstition in the absence of sound
religious instruction, 146; infidelity has
prevailed more among the Italians than
among any other people in Christendom,
147; causes of it, ib.; close alliance be-
tween superstition and infidelity, ib.;
some men of sincerity and piety have
always been found to exist within the
pale of the Roman church, 148; the su-
premacy of the bishops of Rome was re-
sisted in Italy, long after it was submitted
to by the western churches, 148, 9; the
diocese of Italy remained long independ-
ent of Rome, ib.; opposition of Claud,
bishop of Turin, to the worship of images,
and pilgrimages to Rome, 149; the pon-
tificate of Leo the Tenth peculiarly fa-
vourable to the illumination of the human
mind, ib.; persecution countenanced by
men of the most eminent literary talents
of that day, 149; the writings of the re-
formers made their way into Italy, 149,
50; curious circumstances connected with
their introduction there, 150; the opinions
of the reformation introduced by the sol-
diers of Charles V, and of Francis I, 151;
a mock pontifical procession in Rome, by
a party of German soldiers, 151, 2; the
new opinions find an asylum at the court
of Ferrara, 152; state of religion at Bo-
logna in the sixteenth century, ib.; re-
markable petition of some Bolognese citi-
zens to the envoy of the Elector of Saxony,
in favour of liberty of conscience in reli-
gious topics, 153; state of religious
opinion at Venice, ib.; remarkable history
of Curio, of Turin, 153, 4; his bold de-
fence of Luther's writings, ib.; and sin-
gular escape from the power of the inqui-
sition, 154, 5; evil consequences of the
sacramentarian controversy, ib.; reflec-
tions of the Author respecting it, 55, 6;
other source of variance among the Pro-
testants, 156; alleged era of the origin of
Socinianism, ib.; the Author shows it is
not entitled to credit, ib.; decisive mea-
sures adopted at Rome, for the suppres-
sion of the reformation in Italy, 157;
cruelties practised at Venice, 157, 8;
persecutions at Rome, 158; the inquisi-
tion burned by the people, ib.
Melanchthon, Scott's vindication of him,
Memoirs of General Miller, 54, et seq.
of the Rev. John Townsend, 277,
Mind, the human, its tendency to supersti-
tion, in the absence of sound religious
Millenarianism, modern, 199, et seq.; the
doctrine of the Millennium founded on
that of the political restoration of the
Jews, 199; the Scripture language on
this point expounded differently by dif-
ferent commentators, ib.; Mr. Cuning-
hame's three kinds of difficulties attaching
to the doctrine of a literal restoration, 200;
that the Jews did not long since attempt
a political restoration to their own land,
a matter of just surprise, 200, 1; the
return of the Jews to Judea would pro-
bably be an event unfavourable to their
conversion, 202; the possibility of a
contrary result examined, 203; prin.
ciple upon which this restoration may be
considered as desirable, ib. their super-
stitious attachment to Palestine, 204;
extract from the Defence of the Students
of Prophecy', with remarks on it, 204,5;
the opinions of the modern Millenarians
Jewish rather than Christian, 206; ex-
tract from Dr. Allix, on the Millenarian
controversy, 207, 8; the modern notion
of the Millennium did not prevail in the
primitive church, 208; the opinions of
the three classes of the ancient Mille-
narians, 209, et seq.; observations on
the opinions of Ben Ezra, ib.; Michaelis
on the Millennium, 211; the revival of
the Millenarian doctrine originated in a
desire to promote Christianity among the
Jews, 212; statement of Mede, ib.; doc-
trine of St. Paul, 213; the Unitarian's
plan for converting the Jews, 213, 4;
the Millenarian doctrine has an unfa-
vourable tendency in regard to the best
interests of the Jews, 214; dangerous
feature of the Millenarian theology, 214,
5; Dr. Allir's objections to Mr. Mede's
interpretation of the book of the Revela-
tion, 215, et seq.; his three reasons for
expecting a harbinger to the second com-
ing of Christ examined, 217, et seq.;
different opinions respecting Elias, 221;
Dr. Allix's rules for explaining the pro-
phecies of the Old Testament, 222 et seq.;
on the conversion of the Jews to the Chris-
tian religion, 225, 6; the asserted salu-
tary influence of the approaching advent
of our Lord, shown to be delusive, 226,
7; review of the effects of the Mille-
narian delusion, 228; complaint by the
Author of The Defence of the Students
of Prophecy', 228, 9; reply to it, 229;
the doctrine of the Millenarian creed the
offspring of Jewish error, 230.
Miller, General, memoirs of, 54, et seq.;
cruelty the national character of the
Spaniard, 54, 5; base conduct of Boves,
55; revolt of the Spanish Provinces of
South America, 56; Buenos Ayres the
cradle of South American Independence,
ib.; the brigand Jose de Artigas, 56, 7;
attempt of La Serna to reduce Peru,
57; the Guachos, 57, 8; their mode
of operation, 58; Chile revolutionized,
56; Jose de San Martin, 58, 9; arrival
of General Miller in Chile, 59; he ob-
tains a captain's commission in the army
of the Andes, 59; state of the army,
59, 60; battle of Maypo, 60; Miller
seized by the royalists, 61; his imminent
danger and release, 61, 2; is attached to
the Chileno fleet under the command
of Lord Cochrane, 62; desperate enter.
prise of Lord Cochrane, ib.; Miller ac-
companies San Martin in his expedition
to liberate Peru, 63; embarkation of the
patriot army, ib.; operations of Colonel
Miller, 65; his great address in a case
of emergency, 66; San Martin assumes
the government of Peru, 67; he resigns
his office, and settles at Brussels, 68;
Bolivar assumes the direction of affairs at
Peru, 69; death of Lieut.-Col. Sowersby,
70; operations of the patriot army, ib.;
dangerous situation of Col. Miller, ib.;
battle of Ayacucho, and defeat of the
royalists, 71, et seq.; Gen. Miller returns
to England to recruit his health, 74.
Ministers, dissenting, letter to Lord Hol-
land, occasioned by the petition from the
general body of, &c., 461, et seq.
Morison's monthly bible-class book, 186;
design of the work, ib.
Moses and Mahomet, parallel between them,
Narrative of an excursion from Corfu to
Smyrna, 316, et seq.
Nations, European, their superiority over
those of Asia, 77.
Neale's Mohammedan system of theology,
381, et seq.
Nervousness, the great secret for avoiding
it, 454, 5.
New England, Edwards's narrative of the
revival of religion in, 537, et seq.
Newnham's principles of physical, intellec-
tual, moral, and religious education, 346,
et seq. See Children, &c.
Niebuhr's history of Rome, 189, et seq.;
the early history of Rome very doubtful,
190, 1; sweeping criticism of Mr. Nie-
buhr, 191; his treatment of the first, or
fabulous period of Roman history, ib.;
remarks on the second period, 192; a
principal source of the superiority of
Rome, 193; rise of Rome, 193, 4; the
Author's observations on kindred races,
194, 5; his hypothesis demolished, 195;
he shows the difference between his two
editions of the history of Rome, 196; his
account of the Pelasgi, 197.
Nineveh, Atherstone's fall of, 79, et seq.
Offering, affection's; a book for all seasons,
Otley's essays on the nature, &c. of na-
tional antipathies, 564.
Pacho's relation d'un voyage dans la Mar-
marique, la Cyrenaique, et les Oases d'
Audjelah et de Maradeh, 32, et seq;
estimate of the present work in France,
and claims of the author, 32; general
appearance of the plains of Cyrene, 33;
notice of Capt. Beechey's work, 34; the
author rhapsodizes, 34; Capt. Beechey's
opinion of the site of the garden of the
Hesperides, ib.; opinion of M. Pacho, 35;
site of the ancient Barca, 35, 6; descrip-
tion of an excavation of Cyrene, 36, 7;
caverns numerous in Cyrenaica, 37;
M. Pacho explores an excavated chan-
nel, ib.; alarming discovery, ib.; descrip-
tion of the channel, 38.
Panorama of the Rhine, and adjacent coun-
Parallel, historical, between Mahomet and
Jesus Christ, 392, 3.
Paris, narrative of remarkable events in,
preceding the capitulation in 1814, 343,
et seq.; the author one of the détenus of
Napoleon's vengeance, 344; he obtains
permission to remain at Paris, ib.; weak-
ness of the measures of those who should
have defended the city, ib.; disorganized
state of the French corps of the defensive,
345; description of the camp of the
Cossacks at Paris, 345, 6.
Park, Mungo, detail of the circumstances
that attended his death, 173.
Parry's legendary cabinet, 561, et seq.;
May-day pageant in the fifteenth cen-
tury, 562, et seq.
Pastoral letter on revivals of religion, 537,
Peerage, and baronetage, the annual, for
1829, 186, 7.
Pelasgi, Niebuhr's account of the, 197.
Peler walking on the sea to meet Christ,
Phillpotts, the' Rev. Dr., Gisborne's letter
to, &c., 272, et seq.
Pius 7th, Pope, his liberality and cautious
Popery, its correspondence to Mahomedism,
on the increase in no country but
Ireland, 374, 5.
planted in Ireland by the English
Porson, the late Professor, a vindication of
the literary character of, &c. 505, et seq.;
merits of the present treatise, 505; Dr.
Burgess's publications on the contro-
verted passage in St. John's epistle, ib.;
Mr. Horne on this celebrated passage,
ib.; Dr. Burgess's object was to destroy
the credit of Porson's labours on the
New Testament, 506; the Bishop's three
counts against the late Professor ex-
amined, 507, 8; extracts, 508, et seq.;
on the charge of his using disingenuous
quotations, 511; on Professor Porson's
alleged want of knowledge of the Greek
fathers, 512, 3; the author shows the
Bishop's fallibility, 513; on the ques-
tion of Gregory Nazianz., 513, 4;
Mr. Horne's remarks on the contro-
verted passage considered, 514; on the
subject of internal evidence, 515; ex-
tract, 515, et seq.; on the reading of a
particular passage in a MS. in the royal
library at Paris, 518; extract, ib.; on
the case of Valla's MSS. 519; extract,
ib., et seq.; the author's testimony to the
critical principles and practice of Prof.
Porson, 522, 3.
Prayer, early, and early rising, Head's ob-
servations on, &c., 467.
Procession, a mock pontifical, at Rome, by
some German soldiers, 151, 2.
Proof, historical, Taylor's process of, ex-
emplified and explained, 74, et seq.
Prophecy, defence of the students of, in
answer to the attack of the Rev. Dr.
Hamilton, 198, et seq. See Millenari-
Protestant, the, a tale of the reign of
Queen Mary, 178, et seq.; description
of the interior of a gaol, 184.
Providence, Divine, Fincher's interposi-
tions of, 277, et seq.
Qualification, ministerial, Hinton's com-
pleteness of, 86.
Records, Christian, by the Rev. T. Sims, 87.
Reformation, the religion of the, as ex-
hibited in the thirty-nine articles, &c.,
262, et seq.; excellent spirit of the
treatise, 263; his defence of the tenets