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Eucharistical sacrifice, origin and nature Bolingbroke, i. 312 - according to
of, explained, iii. 371

Sancho Panca, 314
Euhemerus, how subjected to the impu- | Fleetwood, General, his character, ii. 25

tation of atheism, i. 220_examination | Foot, its import in the Old Testament
of his conduct in disclosing the secrets language, iii. 104
of the mysteries, ii. 37

Forfeitures, remarks on the laws of, in
Evander, observation on Virgil's account cases of high treason, iii. 8
of his court, i. 242

Forgery, marks of, in ancient writings, i.
Eve, the creation of, inquired into, iii. 182_opposed to forgery by the primi.

tive apologists for Christianity, 499
Erremond, St., examination of his re- Foster, his notions of the Jewish Theo.

marks on the characters in the Æneis, cracy, examined, ii, 436
i, 239

Fourmont, M., his mistake of the
Erodus, iii. 14, and vi. 3, expounded, ii. identity of Abraham with Cronos

corrected, ii. 402
Expiatory sacrifice, origin and nature of Fraud, opposed to fraud by the primi.
it explained, iii. 372

tive apologises, i. 498—and enthusiasm,
Ezekiel, and Jeremiah, the actions the union of, accounted for, ii. 23

recorded to be performed by them to Free gift and claim of right, the differ-
illustrate their prophecies accounted ence between, iii. 367
for, ii. 185—his famous visions, chap. | Freelhinkers, proper estimation of that
viii. relating to the Jewish idolatry, character, i. 78—their complaints of
expounded, 306 – God's reproaches to the want of liberty ill founded, 79%
the Jews for their perverseness and their principal abuses of liberty pointed
disobedience, delivered by him, 335_- out, 80-in classic times would have
the celebrated prophecy in his 20th been styled enemies to their country,
chapter explained, 338—his representa- 87—their abuse of the clergy, 87—this
tion of the Jewish idolatry, 452, 454--

abuse the evidence of a weak cause, 91
quotations from, in confirmation of a their professions and their practice
particular providence, 501 — a pas- compared, 92—the multifarious cha-
sage in, predictive of the new dispen- racters they assume, 94—both dog-
sation, iii. 5—_his vision of the dry matists and sceptics, 96
bones explained, 129

Funeral rites, the great attention paid to
Ezra, his writings pointed out, iii. 123 them by the ancients, i. 258_of the

-supposed to be the writer of the book Egyptians, described from Herodotus,
of Job, 122, 271 ; also the books of ii. 170
Chronicles and Esther, 123—by tradi- Future state of rewards and punish-
tion among the Jews, the same person ments, the doctrine of, necessary to the
as Malachi, 123–inquiry who he was, well-being of civil society, i. 112, 123

-the importance of the doctrine of, to

the well-being of civil society, believed

by all the wisest part of mankind, 165

-how taught in the mysteries, 196
Fables, ancient, an inquiry into the -the ancient legislators unanimous
origin of, i. 436

in propagating the belief of, 376–
Faith, summary view of the disputes the sages as unanimous in propa-

concerning it and morality, ii. 79— gating the belief of, 376—the sages
defined from St. Paul, iii. 158— the as unanimous in thinking the doc-
condicion of the new covenant, consi- trine of, necessary to the well-being
dered, 394-St. Paul's and St. James's of society, 407 Lord Shaftes.
accounts reconciled, 399

bury's opinion of, 411-sentiments of
Fall, inquired into, iii. 355

theistical philosophers on, 412_senti.
Falsely condemned, their being assigned ments of antiquity on the use of, to
to purgatory accounted for, i. 265

society, 413—Cæsar's disbelief of, with
Fanaticism, ill effect resulting from Cato and Cicero's answers to him, 426
Butler's satire against it, i, 85

-of all the ancient Greek philosophers,
Falalists, the influence of the principles only believed by Socrates, 429_from

on the conduct of, compared with that what causes disbelieved by the ancient
of the atheists, i. 49

Greek philosophers, 467—considered
Fathers, Christian, inquiry into their as a moral designation, as necessarily

sentiments of the human soul, i. 482 implying punishments as rewards, 472
Fiction, from what motive employed by -its being disbelieved by the wisest of
the ancient law givers, ii. 413

the ancients, no discredit to the Chris-
Figurative expressions, origin of, ii. 212– tian doctrine of, 507—not of the

nuniber of those doctrines taught by
First philosophy, according to Lord natural religion, 508—the benefits of

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that doctrine to the Gentile world, ii.
55 — supplied to the Jews by an
extraordinary providence, 55
part of the Mosaic dispensation,
iii. 1-purposely omitted in the Mo-
saic dispensation, 3—the want of, how
supplied, 4-strongly inculcated by
the Suevi and Arabs, 13_positive
declarations against the expectation of,
instanced from the Jewish writers, 13
-corroborated by the New Testament
writers, 18-examination of Lord
Bolingbroke's notion on the omission
of that doctrine in the Mosaic dispen-
sation, 28—the doctrine of, deducible
by natural reasons, 40—a review of
the prejudices which have induced to
the belief that it was taught in the
Mosaic dispensation, 73—that taught
by natural religion to be distinguished
from that taught by the Christian
revelation, 74-its mention by Moses
and by succeeding writers to be dis-
tinguished, 77 a review of those
passages in scripture urged to prove
that it was taught in the Mosaic
dispensation, 131 – a list of texts
urged by the rabbins in proof of its
being taught under the Mosaic law,
150—an examination of the arguments
founded on the 11th chapter of the
Hebrews to show that it was taught by
Moses, 158_that it was not taught in
the Mosaic law, confirmed by the
authorities of Grotius, Episcopius,
Arnaud, and Bishop Bull, 167—Dr.
Rutherforth's opinion, of Moses not
being studious to conceal this doctrine,
examined, 291_not contained in the
Mosaic dispensation, 240_his omis.
sion a proof of its divine origin, 240
-- brought to light by the gospel alone,
338—the origin and progress of that
opinion inquired into, 351-a free gift,
not a claim of right, 367


471-a censure of those who estimate
his decrees by the standard of their
own ideas, ii. 56—the only means of
preserving the doctrine of his unity,

God of Israel, why he gave himself a

name to the Jews, ii. 299—the relation
in which he stood to the Jewish people,
433—why represented with human
affections, 435—not less benign to man
under the law, than under the gospel,
435_how considered by the neigh.
bouring nations, 339—his character as
the God of Abraham, of Isaac, and of
Jacob, explained, and the mistakes
concerning this text pointed out, iii.

Gods of the pagans, bad consequences of

the vicious examples of, i. 204—who
they were, explained, 205—three sys.
tems concerning, 206—the fear of,
amongst the Romans, 408—the neces.
sity of a fear of, to society, 411-how
80 many immoralities came to be
recorded of them, ii, 239—account of
the origin of local tutelary ones in

Greece, from Plato, 261
Golden Ass of Apuleius, the moral of, i.

252_ the foundation of that allegory,
294—the story of, 295

bough, in the Æneis, meaning of,
i. 251

calf, account of it omitted by
Josephus, iii. 58
Good, natural, requires human industry

to prepare and apply it, i. 340
Gospel, the moral precepts of, the same

with those of natural religion, i. 159—
no justification by works under, iii. 164

-iis nature and genius considered, 339
Grace, inquiry into the system of, iii. 329
Grecian history, the accounts of Greek

historians no otherwise to be credited
than as corroborated by scripture, ii.
149—an inquiry into the validity of
their testimony concerning the anti-
quity of the Egyptian monarchy, 150
—the confused chronology of the early

part of, remarked, 250
Greece, when dead men first began to

be deified there, i. 171—the learning
of, derived from Egypt, 422_much
given to speculative legislation, 422
remarks on the species of philosophy
cultivated there, 423_ the religion of,
traced down to its original, ii. 260_
what it borrowed from Egypt, 262—
the three distinguished periods in the
religion of, 271-charged by the
Egyptians with stealing their gods, 273
-ignorant of the use of cavalry at the

time of the Trojan war, 279
Greek philosophy, a twofold doctrine

taught in, external and internal, i. 416
-account of, from Macrobius, 418
progress of, 422

Gathered to the people, that phrase

explained, iii. 133
Gaul, ancient, inquiry into the deities of,

ii. 263
Geometry, on the origin of, ii. 288
Germany, ancient, Cæsar's account of the

gods of, ii. 399
Glycho, account of the Mysteries of, i. 282
God, note on the various opinions of the

human nature of, i. 380-examination
of Lord Bolingbroke's notions of the
divine attributes, 312-the disbelief of
a future state of rewards and punish-
ments founded by the Greek philoso.
pliers on his immutability, 468–
whether endowed with human passions,
470—the distinction made by philoso-
phers between the good and the just,

Greenland women, their language a re- use amongst the Mexicans by the Spa-

finement on that of the men, ii. 385 niards, 173_found in Siberia, 175—
Grey, Dr., his notions concerning the this picturesque method of expression

book of Job controverted, iii. 93- abridged by the Egyptians, 175_brief
examination of his objections to the view of their types and allusions, 175
author of the Divine Legation's ac- -mythologic account of the origin of,
count of the book of Job, 279

177—improved in the Chinese lan-
Grotius, his fatal misinterpretations of guage, 177_source of the different
the Jewish prophecies shown, iii. 230 genius of, from the Chinese characters,

180_stood for things, and not for
H н

sounds, 183, 225_used by all nations,
Hales, its different senses in the Old and 183_-how they came to be applied by

New Testaments pointed ou:, iii. 68 the Egyptians to conceal their learn-
Hagar, why she named the angel who ing, 190—their influence on language,
appeared to her Elroi, ii. 299

216—the origin of brute-worship, 223,
Hulde, Du, his remarks on the style of

225_on the origin and progress of,
the Chinese language, ii. 216

iii. 300
Happiness, the pursuit of, not the obliga- Hierophant of the mysteries, his office,
tion to moraliiy, i. 138

ii. 229
Hare, Bishop, his tract on the difficulties Hippocrates, his opinion of the Cnidian

and discouragements which attend the Sentences, ii. 166-deductions from, as
study of the scriptures misunderstood, to the ancient practice of physic, 166
i. 79—characıer of him, ii. 108—his -author of the diætetic part of medi.
censure of Josephus, 497

cine, 169
Hebrew, the uncertainty of that lan- Holy Spirit, inquiry into the nature,
guage, iii, 271

office, and operations of the, iii. 317
alphabet, whence derived, ii. | Homer, excelled by Virgil in the descrip-
207— when the points were added to tion of Elysium, i. 274_his represent-
it, 208

ations of the ancient Greek physicians
Herrews, the argument of St. Paul's ascertained and accounted for, ii. 164
Epistle to, stated, ii. 159

--whence he collected his materials,
Hecate of the Greeks, account of, i. 258 400
Heliopolis, the most famous college of Hooker, his sentiments of the practical

the ancient Egyptian priests, ii. 154— use of religion, ii. 48—his censure of
the worship established there, 155

those who estimate the dispensations
Hell, its different meanings in the Old of Providence by the test of their own
and in the New Testament, iii. 144

conceptions, 56
Hercules, story of his interview with Horace, the double sense in his famous

Jupiter, ii. 228- the ancient Egyptian ode, 0 navis, referent, fc., pointed
account why there were so many of

out, iii. 216
that name, 253

Horeb, consequences of the contract
Heresies, Tertullian's account of the ori- there between God and the Jewish
gin of, i. 502

people, ii. 433
Hermes Trismegistus, history of the Horses, not in use at the Trojan war, ii.

books forged in the name ot, i. 497 279—Egypt abounded with, before the
Hero-worship, the origin of, traced, ii. conquest of Libya, 280—Israelites for-

32—complicated in its rires, 32- bid to fetch horses from Egypt, 28)—
source of the low date of, 271

motives for the prohibition, 281–Solo-
Herod, the cause of bis supposing Jesus mon's viola'ion of the law punished,

to be John the Baptist risen from the 282_Judea not a proper country for
dead, explained, iii. 397

the use or breeding of, 283
Herodotus, his opinion of the origin of Hosea, his representation of the Jewish
geometry, ii, 288

idolatry, ii. 453
Heroes, lives of, compared, ii. 251 Huet, his conjectures of the corruption of

of antiquity, their characters sacred history into Pagan fables, i. 438
compounded of enthusiasm and craft, Iluman sacrifices, the origin of, inquired
ii. 22

into, iii. 379_Bryant's opinion of the
Hetæria, (assemblies of the primitive origin of, exploded, 449_Voltaire's

Christians,) the nature of, explained ; opinion confuted, 451-the command

when and by whom suppressed, ii. 132 that “none devoted shall be redeem-
Hezekiah, the name he gave to the ed," examined, 454

brasen serpent accounted fur, ii. 402_ Ilydé, Lord Chancellor, how brought
detail of God's dealing with him, iii. into disgrace, i. 86

Hymn, that sung by the Hierophants at
Hieroglyphics, the first essay towards the celebration of the Eleusinian Mys.

the art of writing, ii. 173_found in teries, pointed out, i. 217

ter, ii. 5


worshipped, ii. 157—the patrons of the

primitive arts, 278their Mysteries
Iapis, his character in Virgil not de- described in Ezekiel's visions, 307

signed for Antonius Musa, i. 287 Israelites, why subject to few natural
Idolaters, the first intolerants, iii. 269 diseases, ii. 161—forbid by their law
Idolatry, account of the rise of the three to fetch horses from Egypt, 281—this

species of, from Sanchoniatho, i. 212 law violated by Solomon, and punish-
-the progress of, traced, ii. 28–in- ed, 282_treated by God as moral
quiry where idolatry was punished, agents, 324_Fleury's account of the
except under the Jewish economy, iii. state of the arts among, in the time of

Moses, 388
of the Assyrians, transplanted

into the Holy Land in the room of the
captive Jews, how punished, ii. 448— Jablonski, notes on a passage in, contend.
view of the early spread of, by Calmet, ing that the Egyptian gods were not
iii. 51

dead men deified, i. 382
-, Jewish, under what figures repre. | Jacob, bis expressions to Pharaoh, Gen.
sented in the prophecies, ii. 403—the xlvii. 9, explained, iii. 139—his ejacu-
extent of that crime, and how legally lation to his sons, Gen. xlix. 18, ex-
punishable under the Jewish theo. plained, 140_his wrestling with an
cracy, 434_never proceeding from angel, what intended by, 185—shown
matters of conscience, 434—the sources to be of a tolerating disposition, 269
of, pointed out, 447-in what it con- Jamblichus, note on a passage of, i. 381
sisted, 449_454

-his opinion of the ancient Mysteries,
Ignatius Loyola, remarks on his charac- 310_his account of the origin of brute

worship controverted, ii, 233
Increase and multiply, that command James, his and St. Paul's account of
considered, iii. 342

justification by faith reconciled, iii.
Infanticide, remarks on the custom of, 399

among the ancients, &c., i. 264—on Jehovah, explanation of that name, ii.
the practice of, 396—the origin and 300
practice of, examined, iii. 379—the Jephthah, the story of his vow consi-

origin and progress of, considered, 452 dered, iii. 456
Infants, and men falsely condemnned, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel, the signs added

why consigned by Virgil to purgatory, by them to illustrate their prophecies,
i. 263

accounted for, ii. 185_his represent-
Infernal regions, a comment on Virgil's ation of the Jewish idolatry, 451–
topography of, i. 262

a passage in, predictive of the new
Infidelity, propensity of the present age dispensation, iii. 5—passages quoted

to, i. 78—an indiscriminate aversion from, predictive of the new dispensa-
to all the principles advanced by, ii. tion, 228
145—prejudicial to the defence of true Jerusalem, the destruction of, as pro-
religion, 146—the proper method of phesied by Christ figuratively, in a
disputing with, 146

literal sense importing the destruction
Instinct in mankind, how different from of the world, iii. 208
that quality in brutes, i. 142

Jews, how differently represented by
Invocation of the dead, inquiry concern- Freethinkers, i. 96_their religion,
ing, iii. 292

dogmatic theology, 365—why they
Irony, ill consequences of the indiscrimi- became hated by their neighbours, 366
nate use of it, i. 92

-character of, by Tacitus, 368—how
Isaiah, his denunciations against the long they continued ignorant of a

Israelites for bringing horses from future state, ii. 56mtheir religion syl-
Egypt, in violation of the Mosaic pro. logistically proved to be supported by
hibition, ii. 282–his representation of an extraordinary providence, 57–
the Jewish idolatry, 451, 452_double summary view of their religious his-
senses, in his prophecies, explained, tory, 62-observations on their ritual
iii. 222_his figurative prediction of or ceremonial law, 62—on the change
the gospel dispensation, 227

of dispensation, prophesied by Jere-
Isiac Table. See Bembine Table.

miah and other prophets, 62—dedica-
Isis, who, i. 299—why adopted by the tion of books iv. v. vi. to them, 93-
Athenians as the patroness of their

an examination into the motives which
Mysteries, ii. 267—the several attri- withhold them from receiving Chris-
butes and characters ascribed to her, tianity, 95—arguments adapted to in-
268—the cause of her being worship- validate them, 96_the subject of their

ped under the figure of a galley, 366 naturalization argued, 100%the repeal
Isis and Osiris, under what similitudes of the Naturalization Bill justified, 102
-the folly of deriving all arts, laws, Divine Legation account of the, 279
and religion from them, or denying -inquiry into the antiquity of, 288—
them the production of any, 147—fond appendix concerning the, 267
of Egyptian manners and superstitions, Job, his real existence asserted, iii. 83–
298—their obstinate attachment to the his exemplary patience not founded on
Egyptian customs and superstitions his written story, 98-reflections on
historically traced, 302—their expul. the character of his wife, 103_reflec-
sion from Egypt by Pharaoh denied, tions on the character of his friends,
304—reproached in a signal manner 108, 118_his persecution renewed by
for their perverseness and disobedi. modern critics, 273—inquiry whether
ence, Ezekiel xx., 335_explanation of he put away his wife, 288_his opinion
this celebrated chapter, 337—their pro- of providence inquired into, 289
pensity to idolatry accounted for, 352 Joel, the double senses in his prophecy
under what figures their idolatry pointed out, iii. 206, 209
was represented, 403_why their policy John the Baptist, his mission and cha-
was seldom understood, 418-in what racter explained, iii. 396
light their separation from the rest of Joseph, prime minister of Egypt, marricd
mankind is to be considered, 419– to a daughter of the priest of On, ii.
summary view of deliverance from 155—vindicated from the charge of
Egypt in order to be separated, 429 rendering the government of Egypt
their theocracy established, 430--their despotic, 172_inference drawn from
idolatry, not a rejection of the God of his entertainment of his brethren, con-
Israel, 450-how long their theocratic cerning the use of animal food in
form of government subsisted, 468– Egypt, 286—procures the property of
their first kings the viceroys of God, all the land for Pharaoh, 287-did
468—when their theocratic govern- not make the government of Egypt
ment was abolished, 476-at the com- despotic, 385—an eminent instance of
ing of the Messiah, 477—their igno- the strength of natural affection, iii. 81
rance of a future state under the Josephus, his character of the Jewish
Mosaic dispensation illustrated by the religion, with a reference to the pagan
New-Testament writers, iii. 18-whe. Mysteries, i. 211-defended from the
ther subject to punishment in a future charge of disbelieving the miracles he
state under the Mosaic dispensation, relates, ii. 493- the circumstances
41-how long they continued ignorant under which he wrote his history, 494
of a future state, 68—whence their his deviations from scripture ac-
obstinate adherence to their abolished counted for, 495
rites proceeds, 75—their history sup- Joshua, clear state of the debate between
posed to be contained in the history of him and the Jewish people on the
Job, 93-a summary view of their article of worship, ii. 450
history, 95—the bad consequence of Jotham's parables, an instance of instruc-
their propensity toward marrying idol. tion by apologue or fable, ii. 188
atrous women, 105_reflections on the

observations on the story of, 378
moral dispensations of God toward Judaism, its characteristic distinction
them, 114_totally ignorant of a future from all other religions, ii. 141
state under the Mosaic dispensation, Judea, not a proper country for the use
250, 258

of cavalry in, ii. 283— Voltaire's ac-
Job, book of, a critical inquiry into, iii. count of, examined, 425
78-a dramatic

composition, 79— when Judgment, Christ's account of it exa-
written, 84, 93, 94-observations on mined, iii. 401
the imagery of, 86—a continual allu-

of Hercules, an allegoric piece
sion to the Mosaic law throughout, 91 to excite the youth of Greece to virtue,
-the language of, compared to that iii. 286
of the American Indians, 93—the pur- Julian, emperor, his observations on the
pose of its composition pointed out, 97 double doctrines of the Greek philo-
-examination of the characters in the sophers, i. 454—the miracle of bis
piece, 98, 108, 118_supposed to con- being defeated in his attempt to re-
tain the history of the Jews, 99-alle- build the temple, considered, iii. 419
gory of the story explained, 99— Jupiter, only one deity, though known
reflections on the character of Satan, by many local tutelar appellations, i.
112_inquiry concerning the author, 397-a local deity, ii. 142—the sto.
122—supposed to have been written ries of his adulteries founded in truth,
by Ezra, 122_inquiry whether “I 240
know that my Redeemer liveth," &c.,

Ammon, moral of the Egyptian
refers to a resurrection, or temporal fable concerning, i. 194
deliverance only, 123_examination of Justice, the pure stream of, in England,
Grey's objections to the author of the ii. 191

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