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Addison, Joseph, Miss Aikin's Life
of, reviewed, 314
grace and hu-
mor of, 315- purity and gentle-
ness of, 316-his style character-
ized, 317- -an advocate of pure
morals and religion, 318-slan-
dered by Pope and Spence, 319 –
early life of, 320-bashfulness of,
321- becomes the friend of Steele,
322-his habits at Oxford, 323 –
literary projects of, 324 -his Eng-
lish and Latin verses, 325-trav-
els in France, 326 - visits Male-
branche, 327- and Boileau, 328-
travels in Italy by, 329-Dialogues
on Medals by, 330- offers to act
as travelling tutor, 331- his poem
on Blenheim, 332-goes abroad as
secretary to Halifax, 334 — his op-
era of Rosamond, 335-made sec-
retary to Wharton, 336 — liberal,
but just, 337- his conduct towards
Steele, 338- loved and trusted by
Swift, 341 - writes the Whig Ex-
aminer, 342-assists Steele in The
Tatler, 344-a reformer of man-
ners and morals, 345-writes for
The Spectator, 347- great merits
of, as an essayist, 348 writes for
The Guardian, 349- his Cato, 351
- refuses to dedicate it to the






queen, 353-merits of his trag-
edy, ib. objects to Pope's lam-
poon on Dennis, 355 - inquiry in-
to his relations with Pope, 356 —
his remark on the Rape of the
Lock, 357 - on the translation of
the Iliad, 359- not the author of
Tickell's version, 361 openly in-
sulted by Pope, 362 his last in-
terview with him, 363- sacred
poems of, 364 -
not intemperate
in wine, 365 - other slanders on,
refuted, 366-marriage of, 367.
his will cited, 368- alienated from
Steele, 369- dying scene of, 370
religious faith of, 371
faultless, but deserves high praise,
372. See Pope.
Agamemnon of Eschylus, by C. C.
Felton, noticed, 522.

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Age, the present intellectual aspect
of, 273. mechanical inventions
in, 274- tendency of philosophy
in, ib. imagination supplanted
in, 275 boastfulness of, 276-
utilitarian aspect of, 277- false
estimate of art in, 278 · lack of
independent thought in, 279
worthless publications in, 280
profound and philosophical works
neglected in, 281 poetry in, 283
Sadducism of, 284 advantages
for mental progress in, 286-work
for philosophy and imagination in,


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Aikin, Lucy, Life of Addison by, re-
viewed, 314. See Addison.
Alberic, vision of, 113.

Alexander, James, life and character
of, 435.

Alexander, William, 435. See Stir-


Amari, Michele, History of the Sicil-
ian Vespers by, reviewed, 500
his views of this event, ib. -ac-
count of John of Procida by, 505
- on the cruelties of the insur-
gents, 507- examination of au-
thorities by, 509. See Sicilian

America, the English language in,

179 — Edinburgh Review on neol-
ogisms in, 181-grounds of this
charge against, 184 - small power
of song in, 460-birth of a na-
tional literature in, 461-bustle
and hurry in, 462 - talkativeness
in, 463-making of speeches and
phrases in, 464-literature imita-
tive in, 465.

American Biography, Sparks's Libra-
ry of, 217.

Americanisms, mode of discounte-

nancing, 180-alleged frequency
of, 182-Pickering's Vocabulary
of, 183-number and nature of,

Americans, manners of, 242- inde-
pendence of, 243-cultivation of
literature by, 251-public speeches
of, 252.

American writers, Gilfillan's sketch
of, 290.

Ancients, visions of a future world
among the, 98.

Anne, Queen, high spirit once shown
by, 334-attached to her brother,
the Pretender, 350.

Annual Review on Americanisms,

Anthology, The Monthly, design of,


Antiquities, American, Schoolcraft
on, 303.

Architecture in America, 246.
Art, false taste in modern, 278.
A, sounds of the vowel, 197.


Bainbridge, Midshipman, duel fought
by, 226.
Banks, Sir Joseph, Brougham's life
of, 85 his early devotion to nat-

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Barron, Commodore, duel of, with
Decatur, 236.

Becket, Thomas à, Life and Letters
of, by J. A. Giles, reviewed, 118 –
Translation of, ib., note-discord-
ant opinions about, 120 great va-
riety in his life and employments,
121-doubts about the parentage
of, 123 legend about Matilda,
the mother of, 124 this legend
disproved, 125-ante-natal histo-
ry of, 126-studies of, at Merton
and Paris, 127-admitted to the
court of Archbishop Theobald, 128


made chancellor of England,
130 personal appearance and
habits of, 130-diplomatic mis-
sions of, 132-his splendor and
munificence at Paris, 133-gains
renown in the wars, 134 his pri-
vate life and character, 135-suc-
ceeds Theobald as archbishop,
137 revolution in his way of
life, 138 resigns the great seal,
ib. attempts to resume grants of
church lands, 139- quarrels with
the king, 140-supported by the
church, 142- and by France, 143
refuses to give up the privileges
of the clergy, 144- assents to the
Constitutions of Clarendon, 145 —
withdraws this assent, 146- his
goods confiscated, 147-
goes into
exile, 148
kindly received by
Louis, and the pope, 149 - obliged
to shift his residence, 150.
Bernard, Saint, sufferings of, 118.
Berwick, Marshal, siege of Gaeta
by, 3.




Black, Dr., defrauded of fame by La-

voisier, 75.

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Brandywine, battle of, 451.
Brendan, Saint, vision of, 111.
British Critic on Americanisms, 182.
Brooks, Charles T., poetical transla-
tions by, reviewed, 402-modesty
and good sense of, 423 transla-
tion from Schiller by, 424- from
other German poets, 425.
Brougham, Lord, Lives of Men of
Letters and Science by, second se-
ries, reviewed, 59-merits and
faults of, ib., ,96 complaints made
of, 60 unjust to Dr. Johnson, 61
praises Boswell, 63 — his criti-
cisms on Johnson's works, 62-
on Johnson's character, 66 - his
life of Adam Smith, 67 - of La-
voisier, 72- of Gibbon, 77- of Sir
Joseph Banks, 85-of D'Alembert,


Browne, Frances E., Poems by, re-
viewed, 402 — judged by a speci-
men, 432.

Burgoyne's expedition, 244.
Burns, festival in honor of, 492.
Burr, conduct of, towards Hamilton,

Bute, Lord, Stirling's acquaintance
with, 440.

Button's coffee-house, origin of, 339.


Campbell, Dr., on technical words,

Canada, trouble and disaffection in,

Carlisle besieged and taken by
Charles Edward, 24.
Cato, Addison's tragedy of, 351.
Channing, William E, Poems by,
reviewed, 402-a feeble imitator,
414-citations from, with com-
ments, 415- attempts of, in lyric
poetry, 417-discourses on poli-
tics and religion, 418- -on scenery,
419 defies the critics, 421
praised by Miss Fuller, 423.
Charles of Anjou made king of Sici-
ly, 502
defeats his opponents,
503-tyrannical conduct of, 504
enemies of, 505-attempts to
crush the rebellion, 507- -is un-
successful, 508.


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Charles Edward, the Pretender, A.
Pichot's life of, reviewed, 1- early


years of, 2. serves under Marshal
Berwick, 3- his favorite amuse-
ments, ib.secretly leaves Italy,
5- delayed and disappointed in
France, 6-embarks for Scotland,
7-lands at Moidart, 8-persuades
the Highland chiefs to join him, 9
raises the royal standard, 11
receives many adherents, 12-ad-
vances to Stirling, 13 -
-enters Ed.
inburgh, 15
defeats Cope at
Preston, 18-bold intentions of,
19-advised to stay in Scotland,
20- his habits while there, 21
determines to invade England, 22
marches over the border, 23-
captures Carlisle, 24 — farther suc-
cesses of, 26- compelled to retreat
from Derby, 28reënters Scot-
land, 29-invests Stirling, 30-
defeats Hawley at Falkirk, 31
causes of his delay at this time, 34


becomes attached to Miss Wal-
kinshaw, 35-gains possession of
Inverness, 37-resolves to fight
Cumberland, 38 - defeated at Cul-
loden, 39- his adventures as a fu-
gitive, 43-puts off for the isle of
Skye, 44-his wanderings among
the Hebrides, 45-assisted by Flo-
ra MacDonald, 47- hardships suf-
fered by, 49- lives in a cave, 52


protected by outlaws, 53-re-
turns to France, 54-sorrows of
his later life, 55 - death and char-
acter of, 56.

Chemistry, discoveries in, 73.
Christian Consolations, by A. P. Pea-
body, noticed, 521.

Christianity, the doctrine of a future
life in, 105.

Christmas, celebration of, 495.
Church, strength of the, in the Mid-
dle Ages, 142-its weakness and
dangers, 143.

Cicero, the Dream of Scipio by, 100.
Clarendon, Constitutions of, 145.
Classical learning, decline of, 279.
Clergy, power of the, in the Middle
Ages, 141.

Colman, James F., poems by, review-
ed, 402-correct, but tedious, 431
The Island Bride by, ib. other
poems of, 432.
Conrad, king of Sicily, 501.
Constance, queen of Aragon, 505.
Constitution, Federal, origin of the,

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D'Alembert, Brougham's life of, 90-
birth, parentage, and early studies
of, 91 - honors obtained by, 92.
edits the Encyclopædia, 93-his at-
tachment to Mademoiselle de l'Es-
pinasse, 94-literary career of, 95
- mental characteristics of, 96.
Dante, sources of the Divina Comme-
dia of, 97 indebted to the writ-
ings of the ancients, 98-to the
Latin poets and philosophers, 101
to medieval literature, 105-
works of art, 115-incident which
gave the first hint to, 117. See


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Decatur, Stephen, A. S. Mackenzie's



Life of, reviewed, 217- romantic
valor of, 218-censured as a duel-
list, ib. parentage and education
of, 219
- chooses a sailor's life, 220
-enters the navy, 221 - first duel
of, 223 joins the squadron sent
against Tripoli, 225-acts as sec-
ond in another duel, 226-cap-
tures and burns the Philadelphia,
228-promotion of, 231 — gallant
conduct of, at Tripoli, 232-his
final duel with Barron, 236.
Deffand, Madame du, ill-humor of, 94.
Dennis, Pope's lampoon on, 354.
Dissenters, services to learning ren-
dered by, 385-advantages and
difficulties in the position of, 386.
Divina Commedia, sources of the,
97-among the ancients, 98-in

Greek poetry and philosophy, 99


in Roman literature, 100— in
Latin poetry, 100-in Oriental lit-
erature, 103-among the Scandi-
navians, 104 in the legends of
the Middle Ages, 105— in German
religious visions, 108 in French
legends, 109-in England and Ire-
land, 110-in Spain and Italy, 112
-in artistic representations, 115
-in pageants and mysteries, 116.
Drisler, Prof., Greek Lexicon edited
by, noticed, 260-reviewed, 373
commended, 374.

Duer, William A., Life of the Earl of
Stirling by, reviewed, 435-ab-
stract of his work, 436-as presi-
dent of Columbia College, 442,
note. See Stirling.


Edda, songs of the, about a future
life, 104.
Edinburgh, alarm in, in 1745, 14-
Charles Edward's army enters, 15


opens its gates to Hawley, 29.
Eliot, Samuel, Passages from the His-
tory of Liberty by, noticed, 511.
Emerson, Ralph W., Poems by, re-
viewed, 402 as a prose essayist,
406 his Sphinx cited, 407-fan-
tastic and unintelligible, 408-stud-
ied obscurity of, 409-examples
of this trait in, 410- compared for
incoherency with Foote, 412-a
strange phenomenon, 414 - Miss
Fuller's opinion of, 423.
Encyclopædia, the French, publica-
tion of the, 93.


England, under Henry the Second,
129-power of the clergy in, 141
-inconsistent philanthropy of, 241.
English language, the, in America,
179-association for preserving,
180 opinion of the critical jour-
nals on, 181-corrupted in Eng-
land, 186-constant additions to,
191 expansiveness of, 193
pronunciation of, 196.
E, sounds of the vowel, 198.
Espinasse, Mademoiselle, life of, 94.
Etymologist, great labors of the, 205.
Europe seen with Knapsack and


Staff, by J. B. Taylor, reviewed,
483. See Taylor.



Falkirk, battle at, 30.
Farley, Harriet, Shells from the Sea
of Genius by, reviewed, 402 -
lucky choice of a title by, 433 -
edited the Lowell Offering, 434 -
commended, ib.

Federalists, integrity and patriotism
of the, 164-how rendered odious,
167 -causes of the loss of power
by the, 171-letters of their lead-
ers, 172. See Hamilton.
Felton, C. C., editions of the Greek
Classics by, 522.

Fichte, W. Smith's Memoir of, no-
ticed, 263.

Fitz-Urse, the murderer of Becket,

Foscolo, Ugo, on Dante, 98.

Foster, John, on Robert Hall as a
preacher, 384 difficulties con-
quered by, 387.


France, Addison's residence in, 326.
Francis, Saint, vision of, 112.
Franklin, Dr., on the purity of the
English language, 179.
Franklin, William, governor of New
Jersey, 446.

Frederic II., king of Sicily, 501.
Freiligrath, translations from, 425.
French, religious legends among the,

Fuller, Miss, criticisms on the poets
by, 422.

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