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MDCCCXXXIV

THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE
UNIVERSITY LIBRARY

TO THE

NAMES AND SUBJECTS IN

THE FOURTH VOLUME.

Acknowledgment of Errors, Seed on, 55
Addison, extract from, 47
Affecting Incident, 12
Aix-la-Chapelle, anecdote of a Bell at,

90

Alceste, Shipwreck of the, 218'
Alexandria, the Pestilence at, 95
Alison, extract from, 248

All Fools' Day, Notice of, 111
Almanack, lines presented with one,

on New Year's Day, 32 American Chief and Scotch Highlander, affecting anecdote of, 132 American Steam-vessel, 231 Amsterdam, some account of, 34

Public Buildings, 35-Births, Marriages, and Burials in, 38Charitable Institutions, 39-Dress of Inhabitants, 39-Government, 39-Dykes, 40

Amusement, Diversion, Recreation, and Relaxation, definition of, by Jones of Nayland, 107

Anchovy Fishery, 226

Angelo, Michael, Anecdote of, 173
Animals, on the Structure of, 32

Aphorisms, 115, 132, 157, 159, 179, 230, 247

Appointments by Will, 227

Arab, ludicrous mistake of one respecting the telescope, 149 Arabian Proverbs, 27, 56

Arabs, on the abundance of metaphors in their language, 181 Assaye, Battle of, its cause and consequences, 100

Atmosphere, its changes illustrated, 11 Avalanches in Switzerland, 118 Augustine, St., 237

Augustus, the Roman Emperor, anecdote of, 179

Bad Example, effects of, 150
Bacon, extract from, 237
Badajoz, Assault and Capture of, 188
Barometer, on the Use of, 63
Barrow, selections from, 232, 238
Basire, Isaac, aphorism of, 107
Bath, the Serpents', a Legend of Nas-
sau, 64

Bees, Superstitions relating to, 203
Bells, their origin and use, 147
Berkeley, Bishop, remarks by, 91, 159
Birds, maternal care and intelligence
of, 224

Birds' Nests, Pensile, notice of, 116
Birmingham, some account of, 10
Blair, extracts from, 55, 200
Blind, power of the Senses of Hearing
and Feeling in the, 206
Blood, on the quantity of, in Animals, 23
Boat and Ass, a strange case, 91
Bootan, Rajah of, his mode of tea-
drinking, 171

Bowles, Rev. W. L., Verses by, 27
British India, its importance to the

Merchants and Manufacturers of Great Britain, 242 British Officer, his wife, and baggageass, 19

Britons, ancient, and Saxons, their

Ships described, 73

Brock, village of, 39

Bruce and the Spider, 158
Budgell, selection from, 237

Barial, Mode of, in different ages and countries, 21

Burke, extracts from, 23, 32, 243
Burleigh, Lord, remark by, 16
Carisbrooke Castle, description of, 191
Lines on, 192

Carlyle, Mr., lines by, 207
Carrier Pigeons, 200
Cellini's, Benvenuto, amusing history
of his cast of Perseus, 179

Ceylon Leeches, 159
Chaetodon Rostratus, 56
Charade, by W. M. Praed, Esq., 48
Chatham, His Majesty's Dock-yard at,
50

Childhood, Recollections of, 173
Christian Parents, duty of, 195
Christian Pilgrimage, the, 208
Christiauity and False Philosophy con-
trasted, 195

Cleanliness, remarks on, 95

Cliff Waggon, 92

Clothing Clubs, 58

Coaita, or Spider-Monkey, 56 Coleridge, extract from, 143 Conscience, Remark on, by South, 107 Lines on, 20

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Cow-tree of South America, 131 Creator, works of, Remarks on their immensity, 140

Croker, Mr., anecdote by, 231
Curiosity, right employment of, 232

Date-tree and the Arabs, 102
Dead, treatment of, in Thibet, 46
Death, Lines on, by Sir Walter Scott,
110

De la Bruyère, remark by, 20
Dew, Illustration of, 117
Dick, extract from, 23
Difficulty of making a Will, 181
Dijon, the Church of Notre Dame at, 42
Discontent, remark on, by Izaak Wal-
ton, 23

135

remarks on its absurdity,

Dispensaries, Self-supporting, their be. neficial effects, 87

Domestic Peace, remark on, 132 Dorado (or Dolphin) and Flying-fish, a description of, 103

Douro, Passage of, by the British, 150
Dwight, extracts from, 88, 150

Eccentricity of Genius, 191
Edinburgh, Trade and Manners of,

seventy years ago, 250 Edward the Confessor's Chapel, 212 Egglestone Priory, its Ruins described,

90

Egyptian Antiquities, I. 154;-II. 185. Electrical Eels, curions mode of fishing

for, with horses, 144

Elmo, St., Castle of, at Naples, 106
Eminence from humble life, 5
Emulation, its effect, 91
Enfield, extract from, 8
Epictetus, quotation from, 69
Epitaph, old, 207

Etawah, East India Station, described, 28

Evening Thought, 47

Experimental Science, Familiar Illustrations of, 246

Fame, Remark on, by Fuller, 58
Female Virtues, Remarks on, by Mrs.
King, 55, 135, 159

Ferguson the Astronomer, account of, 5
Fidelity and Sagacity of a Dog, 199
Filial Respect, 159
Finding a Guinea, 159

Floods, great, in the North of Scotland, 59

Florence, Ducal Palace of, 2
Flowers, remarks on the love of, 102;
-on their Cultivation, 132
Flying-fish and Dolphin, 103
Foreigners encouraged by Henry the
Eighth, 202

Forest Scenery of South America, 173
Freshwater Bay and Cavern, 160
Freya, or Friga, the Saxon Idol, de.
scribed, 135

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Herbarium, Hints for the Formation of, 107

Herbert, aphorism of, 107;-Lines by, 207

Hermit, reply of, to a Profligate, 67
Herne's Oak, in Windsor Park, 181
Herries, John, remark by, 27
Herring-fishery, at Tarbert, 254
Hieroglyphics, Egyptian, 155
Highlander, anecdote of, 48
House Sparrow, Notice of, 26
Horne, Bishop, Remarks by, 32, 107,237
Hull, in Yorkshire, 146

Human Voice, on the variety of tones in, 54

Humble Life, a Tale of, 94
Humility, lines on, by Beattie, 115
Hymn, paraphrastic of the Lord's
Prayer, 102.

Indestructibility of Matter, 246
Industry another word for Happiness,

24

remarkable instance of, 114 Inscription to the Memory of shipwrecked Seamen, 93

on a Bell, 131 Irish Medical Manuscripts, 143 Islands of Ireland, notice of, 133

Jesse, extracts from, 5, 180, 203 Jews, modern, description of their Funeral Ceremonies, 22 Jeb, Book of, Remarks on, by Townson, 142 Johnson, Dr., Anecdotes of, 46, 136 Selections from, 26, 54, 62, 64, 67, 94, 107, 135, 148, 158, 159, 207, 230, 231, 238, 243, 247 Johnston, Sir Alexander, his Evidence

relative to Colonel Mackenzie's Oriental collections, 242 Jones of Nayland, selections from, 56, 69, 95

Sir William, lines by, 207 Jonson, Ben, extract from, 248 Juvenile Vagrancy, Success of Experiments for its Prevention, 7

Keate, lines on Westminster Abbey, by, 216

Keith, remark on Religion, by, 230 King, Mrs. on the blessing of Family Affection, 110

on Female Tenderness, 135, 159 remark by, 173 Kioum, Birmese, or Royal Convent, 58 Knaresborough Castle, 25

Knots, various kinds of, remarks on, 236

Knowledge, remark on, by Dwight, 88 thirst of the Irish for, 149 Koordistan and its inhabitants, 69

Labour, its division, 14
Lady Jane Grey, anecdote of, 191
La Méduse (French frigate), account
of the wreck of, 138
Larch, Cultivation of, in Scotland, 251
Leeds, 196

Light, illustrations of, 148
Lightning, illustration of, 198
Lime Kiln, accident at a, 143
Lines to a Friend on his Birth-day, 207
Llanthony Abbey, 228
Loan-funds, Remarks on, 99
Locke, Remarks by, 173

London, the Port of, some account of, 161;-its Docks, 166;-its Steam Navigation, 167

Lotus-tree, description of, 157
Luther, Martin, 194

Mackenzie, Colonel, his Oriental collections, 242

Madagascar, the Island of, 203
Madrid, Charitable Institutions in, 173
Malayan Forests, grandeur of their
vegetation, 118

Manners, their influence on Society, 23
Mason, extract from, 54

Maternal Affection, remarks on, 150
Maternal Courage, 46
May Day, verses on, by Bishop He-
ber, 158
Maxims, 190

Meerschaum Pipes, Manufacture of, 47 Metal, the Art of casting Figures in 178

Mines of Great Britain, 43
Mirage of the East, optical illusions
produced by, 143
Misery and Happiness, 191

Modesty and Arrogance, 207
Mohurrum, Ceremonies of, 53
Money, remarks on its origin, 91
Monitory Lines, 95
Monkey Trick, 231
Moon, the Idol of, 15

More, Sir Thomas, and his Residences, 220

Moore, remark by, 173
Moths and Butterflies, 248
Mummies, Egyptian, 186

Mummy, an Egyptian, address to, by
Horace Smith, Esq., 72

address, 155

answer to the

used as a Drug, 237

National Statues, 114, 178
Natural Phenomena, Familiar Illus
trations of,-

VII. The Trade Winds, 6
VIII. Changes in the Atmosphere, 11
IX. On the Use of the Barometer,63
X. Dew, 117

XI. Lightning, 198

Naval Power of England, progress of, from Alfred to Henry VII, 73, 74; -from Henry VIII. to George II., 74, 76;-during the reigns of George III. and IV., 76, 80 Navy, Royal, of Great Britain, some account of, 73

Neff, Felix, Biographical Notice of, 69
Negroes, their thirst for learning, 54
New Dye, 197

Newspaper, the first English, 231
New Zealanders, account of their re-
ception of a British Resident, 134
Notes from a Traveller's Scrap Book,
No. 1., 183; No. II., 244

Oaths, reflections on, by Tyler, 174
Obelisks, remarkable, near Borough
bridge, Yorkshire, 141
Oriental Apologue, 173
O spare my Flower, 231
Ostend, the Bells of, 27

Painting, curious Anecdote of a, 197
Palazzo Pitti, description of, 2
Papyrus Plant, 208
Patna, description of, 52
Persian Story, 206

Personal Property, who may make
Wills of, 226

Peterborough Cathedral, 130
Plane-tree, remarkable, 51
Poet, the Duty of, Waller's opinion
concerning, 56

Poet's Corner, 915

Poetry, on the beneficial effects resulting from, 20

Polypi, description of, 84 Porteus, Bishop, on Christianity, 159 on Patriotism, 237

Pratt, extract from, 243

Prejudice, anecdote concerning, 143 Preservation, extraordinary instance of, 238

Property, its division, 14

explanation of the difference between personal and real, 182 Proverbs, alphabetical Collection of, 31, 83, 199

Providence, Divine, remark oa, 30
Punctuality, amusing anecdote of, 87

Quarles, extract from, 47

Quiet Rebuke from a Superior, 136

Raffles, Sir Stamford, extracts from his
Life and Correspondence, 85
Rainbow, double, 88
Reading and Writing, remarks on, 55
Religious Duties, remark on, 71
Remark on Friendship, by Dr. John.

son, 54

Rinkenfoss Waterfall, 88

Rokeby, in Yorkshire, Account of, 89

Sabbath Bell, Ines on, 148
Sacred Poetry, on the difficulty of, 55
Salt, its properties and uses, 223

Lake at Loonar, account of, 224 Sanderson, Dr., humility of, 191 Saturday Night, lines on, by a Journeyman Mechanic, 136

Savings Banks, their advantages, 111 Saxon Idols, 8, 15, 24, 47, 71, 135, 239 Scotland, great Floods in the North of,

59

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