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in Boston, 395-patronage of Yale
by the state neglected, 396.
Schlegel, Mr F. in his considerations on
the Hindoos has made use of M. de
Humboldt's materials, 14.
Shakers, sect so called, account of, 76 et
seq.-a remnant of the Quakers, 79-
account of their singular religious ser-
vice, 80-their leader Ann Lee, 81-
settlement at New Lebanon, 85-com-
pact constituting their property com-
mon, 86- -account of the tenets of
the sect, 90-93-continuance of the
sect explained, 95 et seq.-favorable
opinion of by Dr Dwight, 96—chari-
table, 97- -vigilant in administering
the concerns of the society, 99-colo-
nize new settlements, 101.

Shakspeare, temperament of, 133 et seq.
Smith, captain, his personal adventures, re-

viewed 270 et seq.-motives assigned by
him for writing his life, 271-leaves
England at an early age, ib. -- enters the
French and Dutch services, ib.-re-
turns to England, 272-is thrown
overboard on his passage to Italy, ib.
-desperate sea-fight with a Venetian
argosy, ib.- -account of his single
combats, 273-his captivity, 274-
sails for Virginia, 275-is arrested,
276 his life saved by Pocahontas, ib.
-her fête at his visit to her father, 277
-coronation of Powhatan, 278-his
speech, 279-his treachery defeated by
Pocahontas, 280- Smith's contest
with a savage, ib.duels between
monarchs recommended, 281-Smith's
proposal to extirpate the savages, 282
-his value for the fisheries, 283.
Society of Geography at Paris, its prize
question relative to the Asiatic islands,

Superstitions, allusion to, 129, note.
South sea islanders, unable to be educated
for missions in N. England from dis-
similarity of climate, 43.

Sylla, a tragedy by Jouy, reviewed, 124
et seq. character of Sylla not the one
usually received, 154- -parallel be-
tween him and the emperor Napoleon,
ib.-fine exposition of Sylla's charac-
ter, ib.-plot of the tragedy feeble,
155- -language brilliant, ib. See
French and English tragedy.

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Talma, imitates the personal appearance
of Napoleon in the character of Sylla,

Tragedy, French and English, compari-
son of, 124 et seq.-inquiry into the
cause of the deficiency of the present
English drama, 124-French drama
confined to the three masters, 125-
too much importance attached to the
French imitation of the Greek thea-
tre, ib.habit of ridicule destroys
poetical enthusiasm, ib.-Corneille's
influence on the drama, 127-rise of
the English drama, 128— -English
dramatists desired a faithful picture of
nature and not of the ideal, 130-im-
morality of the early English drama, 131
-the rules purposely neglected, 132—
temperament of the English favorable
to the character of their drama, ib.—
Shakspeare, the dispute whether his
compositions are most tragic or comic,
133-disposition to sarcasm from a
great knowledge of human nature, ib.
-introduction of the French taste in
poetry in the time of queen Anne, 136
-Louis XIV, his influence on poetry,
ib.Pope's edition of Shakspeare, 139
-Addison, remarks on his Cato, ib.-
praised by Voltaire and the French
critics, ib.-character of the Parisian
taste, 143-poetry less esteemed than
formerly in France, ib.-revival of the
natural taste in poetry in England,
144-influence of christianity on the
English poets, ib.-the drama an ex-
ception to the revival of English poet-
ry, ib.-causes of this exception, 145
-state of modern society unfavorable
to the drama, 146-modern tragedies
of merit, 148-Mr. Croly's Catiline
reviewed, 149-extracts from, 150 et
seq.-M. Jouy's Sylla reviewed, 154.
See Catiline and Sylla.
Translations from the ancients imperfect
and unfaithful, 54.


Valley of the Mississippi, geological
sketch of by Mr Nuttall commended,


Vater, professor, great light thrown by
him on the languages of America, 14
-is convinced that M. de Humboldt

has proved the identity of the Tarta-
rian and Mexican nations, 15.
Virginia, a citizen of, his essays review-

ed, 45-literary character of Virginia,
45-planters of, their life favorable to
habits of study, 47.

Voltaire, his remark on the exhibition of
dead bodies on the stage and the gro-
tesque names in Otway, 127-his
praise of Addison, 139-his character
as a dramatic poet, 140-inferior to
Corneille in sublimity, ib.-acquaint-
ance with the English literature, ib.—
draws from its sources, ib.-more sim-
ple and natural than his predecessors,
141-conforms to the arbitrary rules
of the French drama, ib.-opinion of
lord Bacon, 301.

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Volney first uses the term 'valley of the Yelverton, his reports reviewed, 196 et

Mississippi', 60.

Von Hammer, his Constantinople review-
ed, 203 et seq.-interpreter of the
Austrian legation at Constantinople,
ib.-describes the dignity of that of
fice, 204-works of Mr Von Hammer
commended, 206-his advantages from

seq. his biography, ib.-his reports
originally published in Norman French,
197 reports concise, 198-of great
authority, ib.-enriched by excellent
notes, ib.-
-character of the English
reports, 199.



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