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Abbas, the Great, of Persia, 346.
Adelgitha, a tragedy, reviewed, 104.
Advertisement for a wife, 131.
Africans, character of, 330.
Agriculture, communication to the board
of-see Sheep Merino.
Agricultural Society of Philadelphia, me-
moirs of, reviewed, 253. Society form-
ed 1785, 254. Merino Sheep, ib.
count of butter from a dairy of 20 cows,
255. Manures, 256. Compost heap, 257.
Diseases of wheat, ib. Live fences,
258. Statistical account of the Schuyl-
kill permanent bridge, 259. Outlines of
a plan for forming the society, 259.
Alligator, etymology of, 110.
Alphabetical sounds, plan for recording,
Army, the French, how numerous, 386,
Ann of Russia, anecdote of, 153.
Anecdotes, 131, 207, 352, 424.
Animals, Dr. Gall's method of ascertaining
the dispositions of, 274.
Ancient Times, a drama, reviewed, 185.
Antiochus, the Great, death of, 177.
Archeus, the genius of the stomach, ac-
count of, 224.
Ash mountain, bearing pears, 432.
Bagration, Prince Peter Ivonitch, memoirs
of, 60. His early education, 61. Makes
Suworoff his model, ib. Enrolled under
his command, ib. Accompanies him to
Bender, Belgrade, Ismael, Warsaw and
Italy, 62, 63. To Switzerland, 66. Ap-
pointed general, 63. Campaign in Italy,
ib. In Switzerland, 66. Returns to St.
Petersburgh, 67. Affected by Suworoff's
death, 68. Retires to Moscow, ib. Ac-
companies the emperour Alexander to
Austerlitz, ib. His return to and re-
ception at Moscow, ib.
Baku, city of, and place of fire, 275.
Barrow and lord Rochester, anecdote of
Banneker, Benjamin, death of, 138.
Barrington, Sir Jonah, anecdote of, 132.
Bay of Bengal, water spouts in, 2.
Beau Nasty, ridiculed by Cook, 416.
Bees, natural history of-see Huber.
Bencoolen, unhealthy climate of, 4. Cure
of fevers by repeated effusions of cold
Bottineau, Mons. account of his art of
discovering ships at a great distance,
Bridge, Schuylkill permanent, 259.
Brotherton, John, death of, 138.
Buchanan's, Francis, journey from Mar
dras, through Mysore, Canano and Ma-
labar, reviewed. Character of the work,
81,82. Establishment of the Christian re-
ligion in India, 83. Tippoo Saib's palace
and military character, 83, 84. Account
of the pepper trade, 84. Objects of the
journey, 85. Account of the Brahmans,
86, 87. Division of produce in Hindoo-
stan, 87. Account of the Niadis, 89.
Of Garuda-giri, 145. Of the Goalas, ib.
Of the elephant, 147. Of the cochineal,
148. Pepper plant, 149. Betel leaf, ib.
Rice, 150 Palm, ib.
Buffon, anecdote of, 354.
Burns, his Tam O'Shanter, 347. An ori
ginal song by, 351.
and Holland, 92. Attachment to her
country, 94, 95. Her opinion of Hume,
95. Account of her life, studies and
attachments, 97, 98.
Cannay, magnetick mountain of, 431.
Catterpillars, how to destroy, 432.
Chapone, Mrs. memoirs of, reviewed, 159.
Her studies, ib. Attachment to Richard-
son, ib. Marriage, 160. Account of her
life and and studies, ib. Letter to Mrs.
Carter, ib. Interview with the abbé de
Raynal, 162. Letter to Richardson, 163.
Charles I. anecdote of, 133. Executed by
sir George Stair, 410.
Chinese method of propagating fruit trees,
Clarkson's history of the abolition of
the slave trade, reviewed, 315. Causes
which led him to oppose it, 322. His
perseverance and zeal, 324. His journey
to France, 327. His loss of health, 328.
His success, 329.
Clock, a water, constructed by sir Isaac
Congreve, verses by, 354.
Conscription, French code of, reviewed,
369. Character of it, 370.
it, 371. First published, ib.
tion rarely permitted, 373. Immode-
rate rigour in the execution, 374, note.
Punishment for violating the law of
conscription, 375. Informers, 375. Com-
pared with British impressment, 377.
Consternation occasioned by a new levy,
378. Festivals to divert the publick,
380. Activity of the soldiery, 382.
Origin of the marshals of the empire,
384. Character of the generals, 385.
Number of French troops, 386, note.
Cook, the performer, anecdotes of, 415.
Cookery, new practice of, and Famulatrix
Culina Medecina, reviewed, 220. Lu-
dicrous comparison of the two works,
221. Errata, 223. Chymical process of
cookery, 221. Archeus, the genius of
the stomach, 224..
Coronation of Napoleon, a picture by
Cottin, Madame, author of Elizabeth, or
the Exiles of Siberia, 289.
Cow-dung, used for fuel by the Hindoos,
Deaf and dumb, institution of, at Vienna,
Deaths-Col. Pollen, 137. John Brother-
ton, 138. Benjamin Banneker, ib. Mi-
riam Gratz, 210. Thomas Percy, ib.
Lord viscount Royston, ib. William
Cloyd, ib. Henry Wilson, 212. John
Dhuboy, a Hindoo city, 53. Sketch of
it, ib. Origin of it, 54.
Dog, remarkable sagacity of, 284.
Donat, Mrs. and Mrs. Hepburn, their
new practice of cookery, 220.
Douce, Francis, his illustrations of Shak-
speare, reviewed, 105, remarks upon
former commentators, 106.
Dreams, the theory of, reviewed, 341.
Dresden, an account of, 363.
Dry rot in buildings, 156.
Dryden and Tonson, anecdote of, 132.
Duel, a metaphysical, 193.
Dumourier, anecdote of, and lord Nelson,
Gibbon, anecdote of, 428.
Glasses, how to restore the lustre of, 432.
Glazing for Pottery, 357.
Gordon, George, poetry by, 209.
Grant's, Mrs. letters from the Mountains,
Grant, Mr. account of his death, 219.
Gravity, the law of, explained by Le Sage,
on the principle of impulse, 247.
Gretna Green, marriage manufactory at,
116. Language, ib. The priest, 117.
His fees, ib. De officiis et beneficiis,
&c. 118. Of certain prejudice's, &c. 119.
Grotto, a new mephitick, discovery of,
Hamilton, lady, instigated lord Nelson to
take the command of the expedition
off Trafalgar, 405.
Harriott's struggles through life,reviewed,
1. His adventures at New York, ib.
In India, 2, 12. At Acheen, 3. In En-
gland, 4. Originates the Thames po-
Harrison's life of lord Nelson, reviewed,
399. See Nelson.
Henley, orator, anecdote of, 207.
Hebpurn, Mrs. and Mrs. Donat's new sys-
tem of cookery, reviewed, 220.
Hodgdon, John, poetry by, 209.
Holt, lord chief justice, anecdote of, 134.
Home, Henry, lord Kames, memoirs of
and early studies, reviewed, 164. His
correspondence with Baxter, ib. Con-
troversy with Dr. Clark, ib. Called to
the bar, ib. His publications, 165, 166.
domestick life, 165. Appointed a judge
of the court of sessions, 166. Letter
to him from Dr. Franklin, 167. His
Horse, directions for the purchase of a,
Horse racing in Italy, 347.
Huber's natural history of bees, review-
ed, 225. Queen bee, office of, 226. Im-
pregnation of the queen, opinions on
the subject, 227, 228. Huber's proof
that it takes place in the upper regions
of the air, 228. Singular consequences
of retarding the impregnation, 228, 229.
Working bees not neuter, but female,
230. Queens formed from the larvæ of
workers, 230. Mode of accomplishing
it, 231. Common working bees capable
of laying eggs, 232. Rendered fertile
by partaking of the food intended for
the queen, 233. Combats of queens,
ib. Conduct of the workers upon per-
ceiving two queens in a hive, 234. Upon
the loss of their queen, ib. Massacre
of drones, 235. Formation of swarms,
236. Led by a single queen, ib. First
swarm led by the old queen, 237. Young
queens conducting the swarms leave
the hive in a virgin state, 237. Instinct
of bees, 238. Effects of mutilating the
bodies of queens, ib. On the economi-
cal treatment of bees, 238, 239. The
author blind, 239.
Hutchinson, colonel, memoirs of, review-
ed, 299. Character of landed proprie-
tors in England, ib. Of women, 301.
Character of Mrs. Hutchinson, ib.
His courtship of her, 304. Changes
which took place on the accession of
James and Charles, 306. Burghers and
private gentlemen of Nottingham, 307.
Oliver Cromwell, 309. Marriage of
colonel Hutchinson, 306.
vernour of the castle at Nottingham,
312. Member of parliament, 313. His
speech there, ib. Pardoned, 314. Com-
mitted to the tower, ib. His death, ib.
Hutchinson, Mrs. her memoirs of colonel
Hutchinson, reviewed, 299.
Hutchinson, Rev. Julius, editor of the me-
moirs of colonel Hutchinson, 299.
Hydrocephalus, 158. Cure of it, 158.
Ida of Athens, reviewed, 394.
Ignotus's Culina Famulatrix Medicinæ, re-
Impressment, British, compared with
French conscription, 377.
Indian customs, remarks on, 82.
Infidelity, not the result of admiration of
heathen philosophers, 95.
Instinct of sheep, 195.
Intelligence, philosophical and economi-
cal, 216, 355, 430.
Iron, extracted from the eye by a magnet,
Jervis, sir John, his private letter respect-
ing the battle off St. Vincent's, 403
Johnson, Dr. anecdote of, 354. His cha-
racter of Robert Levett, 414.
Jones's, sir William, translation of a Per-
sian ode, 430.
Kotzbue's Leontine de Blondheim re
Lamb, Honourable G. comick opera by,
Lancaster, Joseph, his plan of education,
reviewed. The method of, 73. Number of
pupils, 74. Prizes, the reward of merit,
75. Monitors, their number and employ-
ment, 75. Cheapness of his system, 76.
Rapidity of teaching, 77. Benefits of
education to the poor, 78, 79.
Lapland manners and courtship, 127.
Leontine de Blondheim, by Kotzbue, re-
Le Sage, life of, reviewed, 241. Defec-
tive memory, ib. His experiment to
ascertain whether the Author of Nature
rests upon the Sabbath, 242. Devotes
himself to the study of mathematicks,
and Philosophy, 242, 3. Account of his
writings, 245. His death, and a sketch of
his intellectual character, 246. His in-
genious system to explain the law of
gravity by the principle of impulse,
247, 8. Objections to it, 249. Teleo-
logy, or system of final causes, 251.
Lessons for young persons, reviewed, 407.
Letters from the Mountains, reviewed, 217.
Account of the death of Mac Pherson,
218. Of Mr. Grant's death, 219. A
poem written at Bristol, ib.
Levett Robert, memoir of, 413. Dr. John-
son's character of, 414.
Lewis, M. G. his Adelgitha, 104. His
Venoni, or Novice of St. Mark, 419.
His pair of dungeons, 421.
Lisbon, earthquake off, 11.
Literary intelligence, 71, 138, 212, 286,
Lord Mayor of London, donation from,
Macedonia, its armies, 181. State of so-
ciety, 182. Political vigour, 183.
M'Pherson's death, account of, 218.
Madras, review of Buchanan's journey
Specimen of court-
ship at, 130.
Magnet, singular application of, 431.
Malays, a ferocious people, 3. Their
Manners, Lapland, account of, 127.
Marmion, reviewed, 13. 37. Story of, 15.
38. Objections to it, 18. Improbability
of its incidents, 19. Characters of it
worthless, 20. Discrepancy between
7the title and substance of it, 21. Ex-
tracts from, 32 to 39. Poetical beauties
of it 33. Poetical defects, ib.
Marshals of the empire of France, account
of their origin, 384-Note.
Memory, uncommon strength of Dr. Por-
Mirror dramatick, reviewed, 263.
Moore, Sir John, memoirs of, 342. Born
at Glasgow, ib. Accompanies his father
on a tour through Europe, ib. Enters
the army, ib. Rapid promotion, ib. At
the evacuation of Toulon, ib. At the
capture of Corsica, ib. Goes to the
West Indies, 343. Goes into parlia-
ment, ib. Campaign in Holland, ib.
Goes to Jaffa, ib. To Egypt, ib. Bat-
tle of Aboukir, ib. Siege of Cairo, ib.
Of Alexandria, ib. Return to England,
344. Commands the Kentish district,
ib. Goes to Sweden, ib. Goes to Spain,
ib. Commander in chief, ib. His retreat,
345. His death at Corunna, ib.
Mordaunt, lieutenant colonel John, me-
moirs of, 186. His early life ib. Goes
to India, 188. Appointed aid-de-camp
to Azoph ul Dowlah, 189. Anecdotes
of, 190, 1. Skill at cards 191. Me-
taphysical duel, 193. His death, 195.
Morland George, life of, reviewed, 40.
His education, ib. His extravagan-
cies, 41. 43. Copies Dutch and Fle-
mish artists, 42. Goes to France, 43.
Demand for his pictures, ib. Anecdote
of, 44. His habits and irregularities,
45. His mode of painting, 45. 46.
Mountain, magnetick, 431.
Mountain Ash bearing pears, 432.
Munnich, Count de, memoirs of, reviewed,
151. Intrusted with the direction of the
Ladoga Canal, 152. Effects a revolution
in Russia, 153. Exiled to Siberia, 155.
Employment there, ib. Recalled, ib.
Devoted to Peter III. ib. Acquiesces
in the authority of Catharine, 156. His
Nanscopy, account of, 410.
Nelson, lord, the Life of, by Harrison,
reviewed, 399. His disposition and
character, ib. Hatred of the French,
400. Liberality, 400. Political discern-
ment, 401. Domestick character faulty,
402. His adopted daughter, ib. Inno-
cent of the charge of gaming, ib. His
conduct in the battle off St. Vincents,
403. Letter from the mouth of the
Nile, ib. Inscribed his name in a pa-
rochial bible, 404. Singular interview
with a wine merchant at Hamburgh, ib.
Treatment of Dumourier, 405, Inter-
view with major Semple, the noted
swindler, ib. Persuaded by lady Ha-
milton to take the command of the ex-
pedition which terminated in the battle
of Trafalgar and his own death, ib.
His liberality to sir Robert Calder, 406.
Presentiment of his death, 406.
Newton, Sir Isaac, anecdotes of, 424. His
wind-mill, ib. Water clock 425.
bits at school, ib. Kites, lanterns, and
sun-dials, ib. His drawings, 426. His
dislike to and neglect of agricultural
business, 426, 7.
Newtonian theory of gravitation opposed.
by Le Sage, 247 et seq.
Niadis, an outcast tribe in Malabar, 89.
Nocturnal aërial ascension by Garnerin,
Nosegay, a poem, 429.