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Poe, Edgar Allan, the Works of the late-Edin-
Incident in our Honeymoon, an--Leisure Hour, 283 Poems from Eversley, by the Rector— Fraser's

burgh Review,

Influence of Women on the Progress of Know.


ledge, the-Frazer's Magazine,


Poetry : Matthew Arnold and MacCarthy-Duð.
Italian Literature, History of-Frazer's Maga-

lin University Magazine,

zine, .

Italy—of the Arts, the Cradle, and the Grave-

Portrait Embellishments,

Blackwood's Magazine,

Public Speaking,

Paoli, Pascal,



Jonson, Ben, and his Works—National Review, 1 Rambles of a Naturalist,

Johnson, Dr. Samuel,

134 Recollections of Shelley and Byron-Westmin-
Jesse Bourn and Colin Grey-GEORGE CRABBE, 562

ster Review,

Religion and Society: Paley and Channing –
National Review, .


Residence above the Clouds—the Peak of Tene-
Lady Trayelers in Norway-London Quarterly, 176

riffe-British Quarterly,


Return, the, (Stanzas,)-Critic,


142–144 ; 287–288 ; 431-432 ; 568 Roman Wealth,
Literature, Italian, History of,

331 Reynolds, Sir Joshua,
Lucknow, Glimpses of Royal Life at--Leisure

Rome and her Rulers-Dublin University Maga-

zine, .

Rushing Headlong into Marriage-Bentley's Mis-



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Noble-Hearted Woman, the; or, Peace-Making Teneriffe, the Peak of,

-Sharpe's London Magazine,
410 Theology of Homer,

“The Time of the Singing of Birds is come,"
(Lines, Titan,


Times, the, and “The London Times "Dublin
Omphalos: an Attempt to untie the Geological University Magazine, .

Knot- British Quarterly, ..

187 To a Sea-Gull seen off the Cliffs of Moher, (Lines)
Oratory-Eloquence-Public Speaking-Quar -GERALD GRIFFIN,

terly Review,


Paley and Channing, .


Unraveled Mystery, an-Chambers's Journal, 269
Paris, Imperial— Bentley's Miscellany,


Personal Narrative of the Siege of Lucknow-
Titan, .
211 Warton, Dr. Thomas,

Phantasmata- Fraser's Magazine,

71 Worshipers of Mercury, the; or, Paracelsus and
Photographs for our Bibles,

106 his Brother Alchemists-Dublin University
Pigeon, Instinct of the,
604 Magazine,


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In the preparation of this Index, we have not aimed at either fullness or completeness. Had we done
80—had we attempted to point out in detail the various objects of interest with which the volume teems,
we should, from the very abundance of our resources, have utterly despaired. Whatever be the character
of our readers' taste; whether for Philosophy, for Popular Science, for Biography, for Criticism, or for
General Information; in these pages each will find rich stores to draw from. We have sought merely to
indicate—jotting down, here and there, a hint, that, carefully heeded and pondered, will lead the thought-
ful reader to pursue for himself the subject thus suggested.


Third, Edward the First, Edward the Second, Ed.

ward the Third, Richard the Second, Henry the

Antiquity of the Human Race, far-fetched proof of, Fourth, 308; Henry the Fifth, Henry the Sixth,


Edward the Fourth, Edward the Fifth, Richard

Atmosphere, the meteorological agencies of the, its the Third, Henry the Seventh, Henry the Eighth,
two greatest functions, 440.

Edward the Sixth, Mary, Elizabeth, James the

First, 309; Charles the First, Oliver Cromwell,

310; Charles the Second, James the Second,

William the Third, Anne, George the First,
Bible, English, versions of, before the Reformation,

George the Second, George the Third, George the


Fourth, William the Fourth, 311.

the first complete English, 1636, 558; de-

scription of its frontispiece, 558-9.

Burke, as an orator; remarks by Dr. Johnson, Grat-

the publication of the English Translation,

tan, Wilkes, Gibbon, Horace Walpole, Conversa-

how and by whom accomplished, 557–58.

tion Sharpe, Sir James Mackintosh, 319–21.

Biographical History of Philosophy, Lewes's, 482, Byron, remark of, on literary composition, his own

Byron's First Love, 288.


slowness; his indifference to science and art, and
Body's decline and mind's growth, 324.

fondness for natural objects, 166; his personal de-
Bolingbroke, the secret of his style, 317.
estimate of his eloquence, by Pitt, Chester-

formity, 167; critique on his poetry, 168–175.
field, Burke, Chatham, and Lord Grenville, 316.

Book-maker, humorously satirized, 72.
British Education, absence of historical studies in, Cavalcanti, Guido, 333.

Chalmers's estimate of Stewart, 478.

British Philosophy, common defect of, (M. Cousin,) Channing, the moral and spiritual loneliness of his


faith, 290.

Brougham's description of the duties of an adyo his profound love of freedom, 299.

cate, 262.

religious literature of the day when Channing

Brougham, Lord, example of a labored passage from, began his studies, 300.


his weakness, 300, 301.

Bruno and Spinoza, M. Cousin's happy characteriza his belief in the freedom of the human will,

tion of, 106.

301 ; and illustrations, 302.

Burial-places of English Sovereigns :

Charles II.'s gratitude, 470.
William the Conqueror, 306; William the Red, Chesterfield's success in Parliament, its cause; the
Henry the First, Stephen, Henry the cond, pains he took, 315.
Richard the Lion-hearted, 307; John, Henry the - his opinion as to the value of oratory, 313.

Children, suggestions concerning the punishment of -their friendship, 403; their intimacy with men

Christian Art, its birth, 373-4; its vicissitudes, 376- Goethe's idea of Tuition, 346.
9, 81, 3, 6.

Going out of Office: Lord Lyndhurst, 287.
most corrupt when Christianity was most pure, Guinicelli, Guido, 333.

Gulf Stream, the, a description of, 436–38.
Christianity in England in the Eighteenth Century, boon obtained for navigation by the study of

embalmed in the early symbols of the Christ-

its cause a problem ; opinion of Franklin, of
ian's faith, 375.

Lieutenant Maury, 436–7.
Church of St. Mark, Venice, the only adequate re-

its influence over the meteology of the ocean,
presentative of the splendor of Byzantine art, 383.

Cockburn's, Lord, sketch of Stewart's personal ap its influence upon climates, 437–38.
pearance, 478.

its variety of temperatures, and its object,
Compagni, Dino, 334.

Coverdale, Miles, sent abroad with a license from
Cromwell; assists in collecting and editing the

scattered portions of the Bible, 558.
Criterion of our being well employed, (Bacon) 30. Historical value of original correspondences and
Crown, the, of Queen Victoria, 288.

civil and military documents, instances, 347.

History, its varied forms, the caution with which its

details must be accepted, 346.

Homer, Theology of, 399–409; its lack of a Spirit
Dante Alighieri, 335–43.

of Evil, 401.
Deductive Method, triumphs of — instances: Sir

Hume, David, 476.
Isaac Newton, 194-5; M. Haüy, 195-6; Goethe,

Divina Commedia, Signor Giudici'e commentary on,

Imagination and Fancy, definition of, distinction be-
Drawing, how to foster a talent for, 288.

tweed, illustrations of, Wordsworth's share in gir.

ing precision to the terms, 59-61.

Insanity, interesting case of simulated, and its de.
Eagre, description of, 449.

tection by M. Morel, 483.
Early Age at which eminent men have entered col- Italian Language, the Era in which it had its origin,
lege, and advantages thereof, 475.

and account of its early growth, 332.
Earthquakes, the awfully terrific impression they

Literature, its glorious culmination, 335.
make upon the mind, 422.

Poetry, introduction of the religious element,
Education, Moral, the true aims and methods of,


Italy—the Cradle and the Grave of the Arts, 372–
English Character, Mohammedan opinion of the, 388.

Iteration, recommended by Dr. Johnson, Fox, Pitt,
Erroneous modes of thought in the fifteenth and Brougham, 318.
sixteenth centuries, two prominent ones, 28.

Excellence in prose-writing, how attained, 313.
Expression, a want of proper power of, a universal
defect in the English nation, (1760) 313.

Jakout's "Geographical Dictionary,” 432.
Extract from Coverdale's dedicatory preface to the Jonsou's, Ben, intellectual character estimated, 9-12,
First complete copy of the English Bible, 558.

18, 20, 21.
Juvenile Discipline, the great error concerning,


Franklin's, Benjamin, knowledge of the high tem-

perature of the Gulf Stream in 1975, and his King's, Dr., method of acquiring correctness and
silence concerning it, 435, and note.

facility in the use of language, 313.

Knowledge, an admirable method of impressing it

upon the mind, 117, 118.
Gods of Homer, the, 399; their influence in bring its three divisions --Method, Science, and Art,

ing misfortune, 400; their imperfect omniscience 192.

ago, 26.


Paley, his relation to the skepticism of his age, 291.

his practical character, 292, 294 ; and sketch of
Labor bestowed on the preparation of their works,

his habits, 292, note.
by Pascal, Buffon, Bossuet, Burke, Sterne, 313.

his silence on religious subjects, 293.
Landor, Walter Savage, bis "Dry Sticks Fagoted,"

his want of sympathy with the great passions

of the multitudes, 293.
on Louis Napoleon, 142.

Paracelsus, his Theogony, 246-7; his Mythology,
Language, the tendency of, to desynonymize-coun-

247–50; Amulets, 250; Witchcraft, 250-1 ; Mag-
trey and country, 59.

netic Cures, 251-2; Chemical Philosophy, 252-
Latini, Brunetto, 333.

255; his proclamation at Basle, 255-6.
Literary habits of Sbakspeare, Milton, Pope, Byron, Parents, hints for, in the treatment of their children,
Moore, 312–13.

Locke, John, the place he gives to sensation and to Physical Science, its condition three hundred years
reflection, 476.

ago, 25; two hundred years ago, 26; one century
the experiential and the rational elements run-
ning through his philosophy, 486.

Pitt, how he acquired his readiness of speech, 321.
described all over the Continent as a sensa the elder, his character as an orator, 318–19;
tionalist, 486.

Horace Walpole's epithet, 319.
on great severity of punishment, 159.

Podi, Fra Jacopone da, 333.

Poe, Edgar Allen, peculiar features and literary value

of his prose and verse, 389–97.

Poetic Taste and Judgment, men of the keenest in-
Mania, Religious, extraordinary and horrible cases

tellect not unfrequently deficient in-Napoleon,
of, 74-79.

Robert Hall, Lord Byron, 169.
Marriages in England and France, 143.

Poets, the Three Great, of the German critics, 168.
Methods of attaining truth, 193.
Modern Scientific Chronology, a scheme of, embrac-
ing four centenary periods: first, from 1450 to

1550 ; second, from 1550 to 1650; third, from Rain, greatest quantity falls in the Northern Hemi-
1650 to 1750; fourth, from 1750 to 1850, 26–27.

sphere, and Lieutenant Maury's explanation, 440.
Moon's warmth, interesting and satisfactory experi Reformation in England, the, in its purer details not
ments to determine, 236-7.

the work of the official clergy, but of volunteers,
Malespine, Ricordano, the first Italian prose-writer

557, 8, 9.
of note, 334.

Reid, Thomas, his influence on Stewart, 476.
Masaniello, historical corrections concerning, 354–6. Reid, the School of, the great work it has done, 492–
Medicis, Catherine de, 348.

Metaphysics, revival of, in Scotland, 493.

Reporting, Parliamentary, its rise and growth, 310-
"Moral Philosophy,"Paley's, its popularity, 295, note.


Republic, Hobbes' definition of a, 258.

Richter, Jean Paul, on family government, 146.

Rienzi, sketch of his life, 351-2.
“Natural Theology," Paley's, critique on, 295–8.

Rivers that run up hill, 442.

Roman Civilization, the causes of the decay of, 331,

Rome, the sack of, in 1527, by Charles the Fifth's

army, led on by the Constable of Bourbon, 353-4.
Oratory, the, of the reigns of Elizabeth and James--

Pym, Strafford, 315.
at the Restoration, 315.

its importance, 313.

Santa Cruz, historic scenes in its Bay: Lord Nelson,
spoken over oratory read, causes of its success,

Admiral Blake, 230.

Scottish School of Philosophy, 477.
Orators, Modern, Derby and Gladstone, 324.

Self-consumption, extraordinary instance of, 44.

Shakspeare and Ben Jonson compared, 219.

Shakspeare's celebrated line,
Paley and Channing compared, 291, 299-300.

"Cæsar never did wrong but with just cause,"
the representative of the selfish or unsocial an acute defense of, 11.
style of theoretic religion, 291; a fair represent- Shelley's personal appearance, 164; his estimate of
ative of his age, 293.

his own writings, 165.

Sheridan, elaborateness of his style, 322.

Success in Literature and Science, only to be obSicilian Vespers, its true history restored, 348–50. tained by industry, 312. Sicily, the birthplace of the Italian Language, 332. Survey of Modern Science, 29–32. Silence of Nature, 232. Stewart Dugald, personal bistory, 474-6, 79–80.

T circumstances influencing and determining his Temperature, amusing instance of its effect on the career. 475.

potato-pot, 234. character of his age, 477.

Teneriffe, the volcano of, a peep over the brink of character of his writings, 478, 9.

its crater, 240. his Dissertation, 481. his classification of the Intellectual Powers, Tyndal, William, his heroic labors in translating and

Trade-Winds, 439–440. objectionable, 482. his doctrine of Causation, 483-4; his logical

printing the Bible, 557; his fate, 559. disquisitions, 484; his blunder in regard to San

W scrit, 485; his treatment of the varieties of intellectual character, 485; his Philosophical Fs. Woman, gross injustice of the Roman system of says, 485-6; Philosophy of the Active and

jurisprudence towards, 190. Moral Powers, 487; the influence he exercised Woman, the Influence of, on the Progress of Knowin Scotland, 489; in England, 490; in France,

lege, 190-201. 490-91; in Germany, 491–2.

Z Style, an elegant, Lord Chesterfield's opinion of its Zoology, its importance as a science, and the promise necessity, and anecdote, 313–14.

it holds out, 68.

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