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Haigbton, Dr. his inquiry into animal
Hamilton, Sir William, his new collec-
tion of antient vases, published by the
Di ctor of the Royal Academy of
Painting at Naples, 576.
Hanno, the Carthaginian voyager, ex-
tracts from his famous narrative, 59.
Hebrew, Biblical, remarks on, applied to
T. Paine's denial of the existence of
every written word of God, 143.
Helvetius, De l'Esprit, attacked by J. F.
la Harpe, 497.
Doctrine of Ennui
controverted, 498. Fatalism, ib.
Hentzner, Paul, his travels published,
with engravings, 471.
Herbert, Mr. his verses on church music,
Herries, Sir Robert, his sketch of finan⚫
cial and commercial affairs, 396. His
plan for a war-fund, of one hundred
Hobbes, his translation of Homer totally
devoid of merit, 428. Some general
remarks on his philosophical writings,
522. Vindicated against those who
have charged him with atheism, ib.
Home, Mr. his Croonian lectures, 313.
Observations on ulcers of the legs, 317.
Prize dissertations on the nature of
Homer, his English translators generally
Horace, six satires of, and the epistle to
the Pisos, translated, 216, 217. See
sutires, &c. See Boscarven.
Huddart, Mr. his paper in the Philoso-
phical Transactions, on horizontal re-
fractions, which affect the appearance
of terrestrial objects, and the dip of
the horizon of the sea, 317.
Huel Mexico, in Cornwall, silver min
Hungary, travels to, 3. Bude, the capi-
tal, described, 4. The people, 5. Free
toleration of Protestantism there,7. Po-
pulation, ib. Commercial situation of
the country, ib. Bad wines sold at the
inns, the effect of vile monopolies, 169.
Bishop of Erlau execrated on that ac-
count, 170. He founds an university
with the money amassed by extortion,
170. Excellent bread made without
yeast, 171. Tokay and its wine, ib.
Caschau, the capital of Upper Hun-
gary, 172. Carpathian mountains and
inhabitants, ib. Cross the Carpathi-
ans, and arrive at Cracow, 173.
I and J
James I. his abominable and silly pride,
January, month of, poetically depicted,
Jew, the wandering, supposed letter
Impartiality, requisites for, 110.
Impregnation, of animals, anatomical ex-
periments relative to, 315. 318.
India, East, antiquities of, 39. The In-
dian Belus the same with the Tyrian
Hercules, 40. The first country which
maintained a commercial intercourse
with Britain for tin, ib.
Incledon, Mr. his account of St. Marga-
ret's Hospital for lepers, at Pilton,
Invasion of Great Britain or Ireland,
plans of resistance to, 393. Forts of
little importance, 394.
and floating batteries preferred; alarm
signals, and numerous bands of credit
able volunteers recommended, ib.
John, King of England, his tomb dis
covered at Worcester, 236.
John of Ravenna. See Malpagbino.
Jonab, book of. See Benjoin.
Isnard, one of the founders of the French
republic, his extraordinary eloquence,
Medici, house of, historical details rela-
tive to, by Mr. Notle, 190.
Mendip Hills described, 310.
Milan, grand festival there, in honour of
Mines, laws and customs relative to
the working of, in Cornwall, &c.
Monteagle, Lord, fac simile of the fa-
mous letter to, disclosing the powder-
Montmorency, Falls of, in Canada, poeti
cally described, 210.
Morveau, M. his paper in the Chemical
Annals on a gravimeter of his own in-
Mother's milk, high encomium on its ex-
cellence, as nourishment for the in-
Oath, the imposition or administration
of, considered, 102.
Obscurity, a defect peculiarly unfortunate
in poetry, 463.
Ocean, poetic apostrophe to, 84.
Ogilby, his translation of Homer com-
mendable for fidelity, &c. and free
quently consulted by Pope, 428.
Oils, experiments leading to the artificial
production of, 501. Volatile, nature
of the concretions which they deposit
from cold, 503.
Ord, Mr. his paper in the Archeologia,
describing a carving in the church of
Long Milford, Suffolk, 300.
Otabeite, missionaries deputed to convert
the inhabitants of to Christianity,
Pette, Mr. a master ship-wright to King
James I. anecdotes relating to him,
Philosophy, false, exposed by a variety of
proots brought against it, 412.
Phosphorus-Combustion of, in thề va-
cuum of the air-pump, 503. Götty
ling's experiments on phosphorus ex-
Picas, John, high opinion entertained of
this prince in his time, 510.
Pichegru, General, biographical anecdotes
of, 365. His humanity highly ho-
nourable to his character, 367.
Pigott, Mr. his paper in the Philosophi-
cal Tran: actions, relating to the peri-
odical changes of brightness of two
fixed stars-one in Sobieski's shield, the
other in the Northern Crown, 317.
Platonism, modern, delineated, 35.
Politian, Angelo, character of, 511.
Pope, Mr. his translation of Homer
charged, generally, with a variety of
imperfections, 428. His Essay on
Man translated into French, by the
Duke de Nivernois, 493.
Poussin, anecdotes relative to the cha-
racter of that great painter, and to the
excellence of his works, 167.
Prevost and Venturi, on the movements
and affections of odoriferous bodies
exposed to water, 504.
Proast, M. on Prussian blue, 506.
Prophecy, singular illustrations of, appli-
cable to recent great events, 139.
Protestants, former intolerance of in Hun-
gary, 7. Present freedom of in that
Pusey born, observations on, by Lord
the contents of a barrow on the sum-
mit of Finlop in ditto, 392.
Rue, Abbè de la, his letter concerning
the life and writings of Robert Wace,
an Anglo-Norman poet, 300. His
account of various other Anglo-Nor
man poets of the 12th century, 390.
Rumford, Count, his munificent offer to
the Royal Society, for the purpose of
founding premiums for the most use.
ful discoveries on beat or light, 316.
His experimental essays, &c. on the
manner in which heat is propagated
in fluids, and on the condensation of
water by cold, &c. 319.
Shoreham, its famous election produces
a salutary instance of parliamentary
Slavery, fatal effects of, on morals and
Proposal for the
gradual abolition of negroe slavery,
Smith, Dr. Adam, his principles relative
to the Wealth of Nations controvert-
ed. See Gray.
Song, by Dyer, at a free-mason's lodge,
473-French, on the Encyclopedists,
Sonnets, legitimate, what, 15. Mrs.
Robinson's talents for this species of
poetry, 16. Milton not the first Eng-
lish writer of sonnets, 239, 240,
[Correspondence.] New Sonnets, by
Mrs. Charlotte Smith, 458.
Spaniards, heir hatred of the French, 25.
Spinoza, some account of this extraordi-
nary person, 522, 523.
sophy compared with that of Berkeley,
Squinting, cause of, &c. 314.
Sterne, the author of Tristram Shandy,
his manner imitated with considerable
Stevens, Mr. his establishment of a glass
manufactory in Portugal, 25. Happy
effects of, on the manners of the in-
Sun-flower, ode to, 83.
Syeyes, Abce, his political character, 368.
Tennant, Mr. on the nature of the dia
Tin, great value of this beautiful metal,
Ore of, described, 42. Great
trade to Cornwall for, from almost all
parts of the world, ib. Method of
refining, ib. Coinage of, what, 43.
Tin-mines. See Mines.
Trees. See Marsham. See Vauquelin.
Tromsdorf, M. description of an artificial
mountain of ice, 505.
U and V
Van Marum, M. on combustion of phos-
phorus in the vacuum of the air-
1 pump, 503.
Vauquelin, M. on a disease among trees,
analogous to ulceration, 502.
lysis of the peridos, 503. Analysis of
steel and iron, 504. On the white
garnet of Vesuvius, ib. On alum, 506.
Venta Icenorum of the Romans, a Roman
station in Norfolk, 302.
Venturi. See Prevost.
Vermont, one of the United States of
America, its name, whence derived,
381. Its fine climate, and flourishing
condition, ib. Happy prevalence of
religious freedom there, 382.
Vienna, Dr. Townson's account of, I.
English periodical publications circu-
lated by the post-office there, 2.
Virgil, neid, lib. i. v. 37. the line
questioned, as to its authenticity, 352.
The contrary opinion maintained, ib.
Vision. See Eye.
Ulrich Von Hutten, account of that ex-
traordinary person, 511.
Volcano-Some petty eruptions said to
have lately broken out in the Mo-
Von Humboldt's experiments on the irri
tated nervous and muscular fibre,,86.
Wace, Robert, letter concerning his life
and writings, by M. de la Rue, 300.
Washington, General, brief but high
encomium on, 434. the mate.
Alfieri's tragedy of Junius Brutus de-
dicated to him, 530.
Wedding-knives. See under letter K.
Weld, Mr. some account of his seat at
Lullworth in Dorsetshire, 306.
Wever in Staffordshire, beauties of, poet.
ically celebrated, 430. Curious sub-
jects of natural history there, 432. the
Wilberforce, Mr. his late religious public-
ation censured, 186.
Wilcocks, Mr. Joseph, his highly esti-
mable character, 266. The new edi-
tion of his Roman Conversations com-
Wilkins, Mr. his account of Norwich
Winter in Canada poetically delineated,
Witches of Warboys, 118.
Wolf, Christian, his character for learn-
Wool-soap. See Chaptal.
Worcester, antiquities of, 179. Tomb
of King John, 180. Chapel of
Prince Arthur, 181. Eminent men,
Watton, Sir Henry, his courtly verses to
the queen of Bohemia, &c. 137.
Wrighte, Mr. his extract from a procia-
mation of K. Hen. VIII. 300.
Wyvil, Mr. asserts his right to publish
his political correspondence with Mr.
Xenophon, curious account of his retire-
ment, in his later years, 159.
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