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The principal Memoirs, in Vol. 17 of Annual Biography and Obituary, will be those of Sir Richard Hussey Bickerton, Rev. Geo. Crabbe, Sir W. Grant, Bishop Huntingford, Lord Henry Paulet, Henry Liverseege, Esq., Dr. A. Clarke, Sir William Bolton, Muzio Clementi, Sir J. Mackintosh, Joseph S. Munden, Esq., Admiral Peere Williams Freeman, Dr. Walsh, Sir Alexander Cochrane, Charles Butler, Esq., Sir Walter Scott, Bishop Turner, Miss Anna Maria Porter, Earl of Donoughmore, Sir Albert Pell, Daniel Sykes, Esq., Sir Israel Pellew, Jeremy Bentham, Esq., John Syme, Esq., Lord Tenterden, Sir John Leslie, &c.

In the press, Historical Memoirs of the House of Russell, from the Norman Conquest. By J. H. Wiffen, Author of a Translation of Tasso, and of the Works of Garellaso de la Vega, &c., with much curious unpublished correspondence, from the Reign of Henry 8th to that of Geo. 3d inclusive. Illustrated by Portraits, Views, and Armorial Bearings. In 2 large vols. demy 8vo. and royal 8vo.

The Life of Frederic the Second, King of Prussia. By Lord Dover. New edit. 2 vols. 8vo.

The Entomologist's Useful Compendium; comprising the best means of obtaining and preserving British Insects; with a Calendar of the times of appearance and usual situations of nearly 3000 species. By George Samouelle, A.L.S. New edition, 8vo. with Plates.

Inquiry concerning that disturbed state of the Vital Functions usually denominated Constitutional Irritation. By Benjamin Travers, F.R.S. Senior Surgeon to St. Thomas's Hospital. Vol. II. 8vo.

America and the Americans. By a Citizen of the World. 1 Vol. 8vo.



Life of Frederic the Second, King of Prussia. By Lord Dover. 2 vols. 8vo. 11. 8s. boards.


Lectures on Revivals of Religion. By William B. Sprague, D.D. Pastor of the Second Presbyterian Church in Albany. With an Introductory Essay, by the Rev. George Redford, A.M., and the Rev. John Angell James. 12mo. 5s. 6d.

A Portraiture of Modern Scepticism; or a Caveat against Infidelity: including a brief Statement of the Evidences of Revealed Truth, and a Defence of the Canon and of Inspiration. Intended as a Present for the Young. By John Morison, D.D.

Author of "An Exposition of the Book of
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The Family Chaplain, or Preacher's Substitute, being a Series of short Sermons on the Essential Truths of the Gospel. designed for the use of those Families that cannot attend public Divine Service. By Amos Sutton, Missionary in India. 8vo. 6s.

Sacred Trust, a Charge delivered at the Ordination of the Rev. Thomas Atkinson, over the Church assembling at Hounslow, Middlesex, on the 2d of October, 1832. By Andrew Reed. Published by request.


Scriptural Researches. By the Right Honourable Sir George Henry Rose. 12mo. 7s. 6d. boards.



ALHAMBRA, the, by Geoffrey Crayon, 1.
America, United States of, advantages of
their separation from the mother country,

America, slavery in, character of, 389; has

ceased to be profitable in the middle states,
391; dangers arising from, 393; expla-
nation of the increase of the slave popu-
lation, 397.

Annuals, the, 444, et seq.; 540, et seq.
Article, the twentieth, controversy relating
to, 293; 558, 9.

Balsams, account of, 210-213.

Barton's (Lucy) bible letters for children,

Birds, British, anecdotes of, 82-5.

Blacks, free, condition of in America, 393.
Bloomfield's Greek Testament, 465-492;
see Greek Testament.

Burton's, Dr. Greek Testament, 465; see
Greek Testament.

remarks on church reform, 525.

Bruen, Rev. M., memoir of, 33, et seq.;
character of Mr. Bruen, 33; sketch of
his life, 34. 44; his feelings at visiting St.
Peter's at Rome, 38; charge to four
missionaries, 42.

Calvin, conduct of, towards Servetus exa-

mined, 520, et seq.
Chalmers, Dr., on political economy, 44,
et seq.; author's design and main propo-
sition, 45; education not a panacea for
all the evils arising from the unequal dis-
tribution of wealth, 45; synopsis of au-
thor's work, 47; on the standard of en-
joyment, ib.; causes that regulate wages,

49; fallacious theory of population, 50;
theories of Spence, &c., and early work
of the author, 55; English and Irish
pauperism compared, 57; alleged utility
of a church establishment, 59; see Eccle-
siastical controversy.

Charlemagne, character of, 317-319; see

Chinese, number of the, in Siam, 197.
Cholera, Indian, not contagious, 133; cu-
rious mode of banishing, 134.
Christian warfare; see Vaughan.
Chumbul, falls of the, 138; valley of the


Church history; see Scott.

Church reform, pamphlets on, 297, 525.
Clocks, fancies on, 553.

Colonies, utility and disadvantages of, 216

Colonization society, American, 386, et
seq.; origin of the plan, 390; its ineffi-

ciency as a substitute for emancipation,
396; exceptionable doctrines held by its
advocates, 400.

Commerce, dictionary of; see M'Culloch.
Corn laws, lord Milton on the, 437; reign
of high prices not advantageous to the la-
bourer, 437; prohibitory system not pro-
tective to the farmer, 489; effect of the
corn laws on manufactures, 440; the
prosperity of the agriculturist dependent
on the home demand, 443.
Cruden, Alex., remarkable death of, 91.

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Dissenters, differences of opinion among,
on establishments, 527; marriages of,
grievances relating to, 362.
Dove's life of Andrew Marvell, 416, et
seq.; sketch of his life, 417-420; his
works, 420.422; dialogue between the soul
and pleasure, 423; ironical lament on
the evils of the press, 425.

Earle's residence in New Zealand, 239, et
seq.; author's adventures, 240; his
quarrel with the missionaries in New
Zealand, 211; character of the European
settlers in the islands, 242; character of
the natives, 243; history of Glass, the
governor of Tristan d'Acunha, 246.
Ecclesiastical controversy, actual state of
the, 281, et seq.; church authority merely
a name, 293; prelacy in disgrace in
Hooker's time, 294; views of modern
church reformers, 297; reasons for new
model, 298; Fiat-Justitia's views of a
non-secular episcopacy, 301; temper of
the times, 303; plea for universal com-
munion, 304; state of the controversy
as to matters spiritual, 305; controversy
relating to the establishment and church
property, 308; remarks on tithe, 309;
see church reform.

Economy, political; see Chalmers, Marti-

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against examined, 530, et seq.
Episcopacy, controversy relating to, 294;
model of non-secular, 301.
Established church, apology for seceding
from, 93; authority claimed by exa-
mined, 293; controversy relating to,
308, 527, 533.

Establishment, church; alleged utility of,
59; present state of, 93; objections
against, 533.

Eyre's illustrations of St. Paul's epistles,
97, et seq.; objectionable and mistaken
character of the author's performance as
a translation, 97; specimen, 99; remarks
on Rom. i. 3., 100; author's paraphrase
of Rom. ix. 5., ib.; of Rom. v., ib.; of
2 Cor. xi. 1-6., and xiii. 14., 103; of
Heb. i. 3., xii. 1., 104; remarks on the
proper object and principles of an exege-
tical translation of the epistles, 105; in-
judicious divisions of the A.Version, 106;
character of Coverdale's and Tyndale's
version, 108; the literal sense, what?
110; specimen of free translation by I.
Taylor, 111; prejudices against private
translations, 112; Purver's, Geddes's,

and other versions, 115; Selden's pane-
gyric on the A.Version, 116; true prin-
ciple of interpretation, ib.; Harwood's
New Testament, 117; Terrot's para-
phrase of epistle to the Romans, 118;
Cox's Horæ Romanæ, ib.; M'Lean and
Stuart's translation of the epistle to the
Hebrews, ib.; version of Heb. i. 1. &c.,


Factory children, sufferings of, 348.
Fry's brief inquiry respecting tithes, 525.

Fuller, Rev. A., complete works of, 522.

Gahagan's rhyme version of the liturgy

psalms, 407, et seq.; specimens, 412.
Geologists, researches and deductions of,
estimated, 26, 7.

Girdlestone's letter on church reform, 525.
Granada, conquest of; see Irving.
Greek Testament, new editions of the, by
Bloomfield, Burton, and Valpy, 465, et
seq.; English notes first given in Valpy's
2d ed., 466; Dr. Burton's apology for
English notes, ib.; thraldom exerted by
the Latin language, 467; its unhappy
influence on biblical studies, 469; new
era introduced by Middleton's work on
the Greek article, ib.; on the style of the
New Testament writers, 470; on Mill's
text, 471; plan of Dr. Bloomfield's text,
472; important advance indicated by
these publications, 474; results of colla-
tion satisfactory, 475; annotations on
Acts xx. 28., 476; remarks on the vari-
ous readings, 478; Dr. Bloomfield's di-
vinity at fault, 480; his flippant note on
Rom. xi. 22., 481; Dr. Burton's note
on 1 John v. 7., 482; critical exposition
of the passage, 483; critical remarks on
1 Tim. iii. 16., 485; on Eph. ii. 2.,
487; on Heb. iii. 3., ix. 16., and Gal.
iii. 20, 488; on Jam. iv. 5., 6., 489;
on Rev. i. 4., ib.; on Heb. i. 12., 490;
on the use of the article, 491; compara-
tive merits of the editions, 492.
Gregory VII., pontificate of; see Griesley.
Griesley's pontificate of Gregory VII.,

369, et seq.; characters of Hildebrand,
by Gibbon and Sismondi, 369; the contest
between the emperors and popes, a natî-
onal quarrel, 370; the papal monarchy a
phantom, 372, 383; biographical sketch
of the life of Hildebrand, 373; battle be-
tween rival popes, 376; letter of William
I. to Gregory VII., 384; dictates of
Hildebrand, ib.; papal power incorrectly
estimated, ib.

Gutzlaff, Mr. and Mrs., 199, 200.

Hanbury's Hooker's works; see Hooker.
Harry's twelve lectures on the person of
Christ, 181, 182.

Henley's (Lord), plan of church reform,
525; sensation produced by, ib.; Sto-
vel's remarks on, 528; Dr. Burton's re-
marks on, 537.

Hildebrand (Pope); see Greisley.
Hindoo society, romantic view of, 120.
Hooker's works by Hanbury, 281, et seq.;

Hooker's address to the reformers of his
day, 282; Hooker a Guelph in politics,
283; radical fallacy of his reasonings,
ib.; definition of legal and natural rights,
285; what rights attach to a church,
286; right of private judgement explain-
ed, 289; merits of editor's labours, 290;
origin of the publication, ib.; note on the
apocryphal clause of Art. xx., 293.
Horticulture; see Lindley.

Idolatry, moral effects of, 120, 140.
India, early history of; see Tod's Rajas-

Indo-British, rising importance of, 169.
Inspiration of the scriptures, the question

relating to, stated and discussed, 156, et
seq.; see Woods.

Irving's, Washington, chronicle of the con-
quest of Granada, 1, et seq.; interesting
character of the struggle between the
Moors and Spaniards, 1; the Turk and
the Saracen discriminated, 2; literary
character of the author's performance,
ib.; anecdote of a Castilian envoy to the
king of Granada, 4; description of the
Alhambra, 5; genius of the moors of
Spain, 8; merits of the early chronicles
of Spain, 10; of the works of Condé and
Marles, 10; anecdote of Ferdinand Nar-
vaez, 12; policy of the expulsion of the
Moors, 13.

James's history of Charlemagne, 310, et
seq.; historic character of his reign, 311;
empires founded on conquest transitory,
ib.; state of Europe prior to Charle-
magne, 312; state of France at the death
of Clovis, 313; biographers of Charle-
magne, 315; author's panegyric upon
the emperor, 317; characters of Charle-
magne by Gibbon and Thierry, 319;
author's defence of the atrocious attempt
to force Christianity on the Saxons, 321.
Jay's evening exercises, 86; specimen, 87.
Jephthah, daughter of, a poem, 235, 6.
Jeremie's essays on colonial slavery, 405.
Jesse's gleanings in natural history, 73, 77;
observations on the road, 78; the cardinal
spider, 79; anecdotes of the cuckoo, 80.
Jonah, a poem, 234, 235.

Labour, causes that regulate the wages of
49.66. 443; free and slave compared,
63. 391, 2.
Latrobe's pedestrian, 493, et seq.; descrip-
tion of the valley of Engadine, 494;
Rhetian language, 495; remarkable es-
cape of the emperor Maximilian, 497;
costume of the Tyrolese, 498, 9; In-
spruck, 499; history of the Tyrolese
war of 1809, 499. 505; character of
Hofer, 503; character of the Tyrolese,
506; description of the Pusterthal, 507.
Law, Bp. on tithes, 525; admits the ne-
cessity of commutation, 535.
Lee's defence of Tithes, 525.
Liberia, Africo-American Colony of, 385.
Liddiard's Tour in Switzerland and France,
510, et seq.

Light, effects of on plants, 361.
Lindley's first principles of Horticulture,
360, et seq.

Low's Grammar of the T,hai or Siamese
Language, 197, et seq.

M'Culloch's Dictionary of Commerce,
209, et seq.; extracts from, 210-225;
colonies, utility of controverted by the
author, 216, et seq.

Maltby's, Bp. Sermons, 173, et seq.; of-
fice and object of the preacher, 173;
author's adoption of Belsham's theory of
interpretation, 177; the bishop at va-
riance with St. Paul; his view of re-
ligion, 181.

Marle's history of the Arabians and Moors
in Spain, 1. 10.

Marriages, fourteen reasons against Dis-

senters' being celebrated by episcopal
clergymen, 362.

Marsh's book of Psalms, 405, et seq.;
specimens, 409. 412.

Martineau's, H., illustrations of political
economy, 44, 61, 328; design of the se-
ries, 61; definition of the science, 62;
summary of principles relating to free
and slave labour, 63; economy of la-
bour, when beneficial, 64; effect of ex-
cessive agricultural capital in depressing
profits and wages, 66; increase of til-
lage in Ireland, disadvantageous to the
peasantry, ib.; nature of rent, 67; re-
lation of landlord and tenant, 68; life
in the wilds, 69; slave cultivation costly,
71; writer's summary of principles re-
lating to increase of population, 329;
fallacy of the notion that the increase is
limited by the means of subsistence, 330;
on the diminished productiveness of ca-
pital, 333; not the cause of distress in
England, 334; ultimate checks upon po-
pulation examined, 335; illustration of

the necessity of discouraging marriage,
837; opposite view of Quarterly Re-
viewer, 341; writer's objections against
charities, 342; rationale and origin of
the poor laws, 343; altered opinions of
Mr. M'Culloch on the poor laws, 344;
writer's extravagant deprecation of pri-
vate beneficence, 345; theory respecting
the tendency of dense population to les-
sen the mean duration of life, 347; ef-
fects of the factory system, 348; scene
in a factory, ib.

Marvell, Andrew, character of, 416;. see

Millhouse's destinies of Man, 349, et seq.;
specimens, 350. 356.

Milton (Viscount) on the corn laws, 436,
et seq.; see Corn Laws.

Minstrelsy of the Woods, 73; song of the
falcon, 82; of the goldfinch, 83; the
raven, 85.

Miraculous gifts, sermons on, 91.
Missionaries, success of in India, 169; la-
bours of in Siam, 198; charges against
those in New Zealand examined, 241.
Montgomery's (R.) Messiah, a poem, 226,
et seq.; specimens of, 229. 232.
Moors in Spain, their character, 1.8; po-
licy of their expulsion, 13.
Mundell, remarks of, on the necessary ope-
ration of the corn laws, 443.
Murray's researches in natural history, 73,
et seq.; insect barometer, ib.; aeronaut
spider, 74; mode of its ascent, 75; fall
of cobwebs, 76; see spider.

Negro emancipation, objections against
examined, 400, et seq.

Newman's Protestant dissenter's catechism,

281; history of the publication, 305.
New Zealand; see Earle.
New Zealanders, character of, 243.

Ecolampadius, letter from, 517.

Papal monarchy, an historical phantom,

Peguans, or Moans, language of the, 204.
Poetry, sacred, remarks on, 236-239.
Political economy; see Chalmers, Marti-


Poor laws, origin and effects of, 57. 343.
Population, theories respecting the increase

of examined, 50. 329. et seq.
Psalms, book of, Marsh's translation of,
405; remarks on metrical translation of,
406; Sandys's xciid, and cxlviiith, 408;
Marsh's version of the cxxx., exxii., and
xlvi., 409-412; original version of
Psal. xxix., 413; of Psal. lxv., 415.

Quakers, opinions of respecting tythe, 531.

Rail roads, account of, 218. 216; Lon-
don and Birmingham, 187.
Rajasthan, annals of; see Tod.
Rajpoot, origin of, 121.
Reformer, the, a tale, 146, et seq.
Reform, parliamentary, object and effects
of, 269, et seq.

Revelation consistent with reason; see

Revelation, truth of demonstrated by an
appeal to monuments, gems, &c., 14, et
seq.; internal evidence of the New Tes-
tament, 15; revelation consistent with
the subsequent discoveries of science,
21; modern geologists divided into three
classes, 26; researches and deductions of
geological philosophers, 27; merits of
author's performance, 32.

Rhine, the, scenery of, 446; poverty of
the peasantry, 445.

Rights, natural and legal, defined, 285.
Rogers's parliamentary reform act, 267, ét

Roscoe's tourist in Italy, 445.

Rutherfoord's maternal sketches, and other
poems, 262, et seq.; specimens, 262.


Scripture, illustrations of, 171. 185; in-
spiration of, 156,

Scott's continuation of Milner's church
history, 512, et seq.; council of Rome,
512; death of Zwingle, 513; reflec-
tions on religious wars, ib.; letter from,
515; opinions of, 518; letter from
Ecolampadius, 517; rise of the re-
formation in Geneva, 519; Calvin's la-
bours there, 520; persecution of Ser-
vetus, 520, 521.

Scott (Sir Walter) landscape illustrations
of the works of, 364.
Shuttleworth's consistency of Revelation
with reason, 247, et seq.; sketch of the
deistical controversy, 249, 250; inter-
nal evidences of the truth of Revelation,
251, 2; character of the work, 253-6;
mysteries to be expected in Revelation,
256-8; tendency of prophecy, 259–

Siam, interesting position of, 197; va-
rious population of, ib.; its importance
as a missionary station, 198; labours of
Mr. Gutzlaff and Mr. Tomlin at Bang-
kok, ib.; Siamese literature, 199; cha-
racter of the T,hai or Siamese language,
200; classification of the Indo-Chi-
nese dialects, 204; Peguans, or Moans,
ib.; Laos nation, 205; cruelty of the
Siamese to their prisoners, ib.; in-
trigues against the missionaries at
Bangkok, 207; general expectation of

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