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GENERAL INDEX

TO VOL. XII.

ACTORS

567 Boxing and waltzing

367
Albano, the Venetian
235 Brass bolus

204
Academy of Birds
48 Brahmins of India

87
Adventures of the Gooroo Paramartan, Brazil, travels in, by baron Langsdorf 229
a tale
302 Breach of orders at St. Helena

405
Adventures of a Necdle
357, 396 Bridge of Arcola, anecdote

920
Airpomp for refining sugar

406 Bridge of the Rhine, disaster at
Amalfi, description of
146 Brothers, the prophet

125
Ambergris discovered by a sailor 84 Brussels described

260
American inventions
486 Bug, the

245
Analytical dictionary
154 Bulls in writing, &c.

324, 327
Animal affection
18 Burdett, Sir Francis

441
Animal food, &c.
462 Byron, lord

446
Animated nature

126
Ants, their sagacity

46
Anecdotes of friendship and love of Camel cricket, an insect

204
country
235 Capt. Cochran, the pedestrian

84
Apparition, the
449 Capioe sagacity

85
Aphorisms, thoughts, and opinions on Castlereagh, lord, death of

126
morals
37, 196 Cassel

147
Applefree, curious

86 Catholic indulgences, absolutions, &c. 87
Aphonia---medical report
286 Cat, extraordinary sagacity in

928
Asivedo, a Spanish jesuit, anecdote of 326 Cemetery of Pere la Chaise

261
Ascent of Mont Blanc
330 Chamois hunter

10
Chesnut tree

86
Chillon, castle of, described

182
Babel, visited by Sir R. Ker Porter 427 Chronometers on board ships

73
Bachelor's complaint of married people 139 Clissold's ascent of Mont Blanc

329
Babylon, Porter's visit to
386, 427 Clive, lord, his ambition

358
Barentz's voyage
20 Cloud of hay

88
Bear, great polar, ferocity of 20, 292 Cockburn, admiral

73
• Bear the bell'
125 Contagion, prevention of

166
Beggar's Opera, its great run

366 Cockpit royal
Belus, a river of Galilee

147 College proctors
Bible, sundry passages singularly ren- Cottons, wood, &c. rendered incombus-
dered
46 tible

345
Bird of Mecca described

47 Consumption delayed by insanity
Bishop of Clogher, horrid crime of 206 Covenanter's marriage day

28
Bishop Burret's bad memory
193 Corneous excrescence, human

33
Birds, academy of
48 Confessions of a drunkard

80
Bloomfield's May-day with the Muses 11 Crotch, Dr. memoirs of

431
Black forest, described by Simond 170 Cremor Tartar

125
Blood, Mrs. anecdote of
443 Croup, medical report

286
Bonaparte's quarrel with Sir H. Low 79 Curiosities of literature, new series 483
Bonaparte's babits

72
Bonaparte's court

201
Bonaparte's age

321 Dancing, its philosophy
Bourd's Gazetteer
146 Daphne and Brighton

277
Booth's Analytical Dictionary
154 D'Alembert, the philosopher

278
Book of Death

483 D'Israeli's curiosities of literature 483

456

487

Delille, the poet, anecdotes of

298 Herschell, Sir Williamp, biography of 126,282
Diemen's land, island of
147 Heroism of Swiss females

181
Discovery of a new island io Behring's Hieronymus Cardamus

87
straits

327 Highland claps, names and badges of 128
Diseases in man accounted for
327 Highwayman ontwitted

368
Dogs
84 Hogg's three Perils of Man

164
Dogs, their remarkable sagacity 221 Hoaring, Italian art of

470
Drunkard, confessions of a
80 Horse, longevity of

487
Dr. Punch, acted as
a core, by Dr.
Horrible occurrence

206
Battie
366 Hasband and wife

244
Danglison's translation of Baron Larrey 206 Hupting, a sketch or English character 292
Du Val, the highwayman
408 Hudson's bay, M'Keevor's voyage to

18
Human horos

39

Early rising recommended
Ear-wig, insect, vulgar error on
Ear, the, anecdotes on
Farthquakes
Egypt, journey in, by M. Lelorrain
Egyptian curiosities in Paris
Ellenborough, lord chief justice
Encyclopedie Methodique
Enormoos chesnut trees
English Smugglers, a tale
English language, words in
Epworth, village in England
Eruptions, artificial, Dr. Jenner on
Esquimeaux, anecdotes of the
Euphrates, river

185
204 Icefall in Switzerland
366 Insects, shower of
328 Indulgences
335 Indigo, British
262 Incombustible wood, cotton, &c.
444 Irish literature, specimen of
407 Irish wedding
86 Iron steam-boat
89 Isadore, a tale
126 Ispahan, visit to
147 Island of St. Paul described
322 Islands in the St. Lawrence
21. Italian art of hoaxing
428

182
408

85
487
345
405
406

84
183
352
422
442
470

Jenner on artificial eruptions

322
Farinelli, the singer

201 Jefferson's letter to the Earl of Buchan 157
Fanatics, Richard Brothers

278 Journal of travels, by serjeant Rees 58
Falls of Ohiopyle, a tale

88 Journal of an expedition up the Oronoco 129
Falling stars

167 Journal of a tour to Paris, by Lady
Ferdinand Mendez Pinto, the liar

264
Blessinton

260
Fishery at Gravesend

277 Journey in Egypt, by M. Lelorrain 335
Fortune, vicissitude of
414 Jonathan Wild

368
Fonthill abbey

406 John Brown, or the house in the muir 409
Forgetfulness---Selden, Scaliger, La Julian the apostate, a tragedy, notice of 168
Fontaine, &c.

193 Jadea, Dr. Ricbardson's travels in 222
Fossa Nuova, in Italy
147 Junius Brutus' love of country

235
French regicides, present condition of 171
French anecdotes of the 19th century 298
French language, acquisition of 424 Kalmucks, manners of

443
Kingfisher, bird, zoology of

47
King's, the, visit to Scotland

249
Garrick, David

363
Galt, Mr. notice of his novels

168
Gaming tables of Paris
436 Lammergeyer, bird of prey

10
Gainsborough, the painter
363 Lamps, perpetual

441
Geological phenomena
407 Language of birds understood

47
Gooroo Paramartan, a tale
302 Languages, Eoropean

126
Goldau, destruction of, by the falling of Langsdorf's observations on Brazil 229
a part of the Rossberg mountain 178 Laws, sumptuary

444
Gout, infallible cures for
123 Law intelligence

126
Golden rules for young young tradesmen 43 Law sayings

443
Goose, its good properties
47 Leslie's air pump

78
Goliath bird

48 Letter from president Jefferson to the
Greenland, natives of
27 earl of Buchan

157
Grouchy, marshal
156 Lee's, miss, Canterbury tales

447
Gray, Jady Jane, her letter to Bullinger 177 Literary Notices of new books 48, 205, 488
Grosvenor, Mrs. death of
206 Liberality described

201
Greenland sporting
290 Lions in the ruins of Babylon

428
Greek islands, their present state 314, 347 Lights and shadows of Scottish life 28

London, Bonaparte's opinion of

76

London and Paris, by Marquis Vermont
Harry Woodriff, a tale

89

143, 197, 275, 310
Haunted House, a tale

207 Long Még and her daughters, Druidical
Hermit, advertisement for a
926 remains

184

241
285

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40, 66

Longwood, the residence of Bonaparte 21 Officers of the Guards

278
Lord Rosslyn

278
Old Seaman, a sketch

468
Lord Chancellor Eldon
279 O'Meara's voice from St. Helena

70
Loss of the Royal George

158 Opium, its poisonous effects baffled 286
Lone, Sir Hudson
78 Ostrich described

47
Lying, white and black lies
399 Osmond, a tale

448
O'Sbaughnessy's, Dr. letter to his clergy 166
Os-engines

172
Machine for making bread

86
Madeira, English discovery of

125
Maopers in Norway

108 Paris described by a musical amateur
Manders of the modero Turks described

Paris chit-chat
40, 66 Pascal, Blase, his great memory

194
Married people, complaint of 14! Passport system in France

298
Marquis of Hertford's death
206 Paul's Epistles

88
Marquis de St. Cyr, anecdotes of 298 Paul, island of Saint, described 422
Massacre at Madrid
295 Persia, a sacred village in

352
May day with the Muses
11 Persian character

354
Mermaid in Loodon

205
fruit

355
Mermen and Mermaids

324 Persian manners described
Mermaid in London, with a cut 404 Pelican, its singularities

47
Melancholy, reflections on
162 Pepapce, infliction of

85
Memoriel de St. Helene, notice of 408

Pestalozzi the arithmetician

169
Memory, wonderful examples of 193 Peveril of tbe Peak, notice of

95
M.D. explained

486 Physician

No I. 115, II. 270, III. 463
Midwives
279 Philosophy of dancing

44
Mice, invasion into Strasburg

286 Phenomenon, cloud of hap
Miracles of St. Sebaldus
245 Pike fish, singular capture of

88
Milton
444 Plants cultivated in England

166
M'Keevor's voyage to Hudson's bay 18 Pleasures of sickness

214
Modero ghosts
368 Pleasures of the table

111
Monument to Shakspeare
203 Population particulars

286
Mononest and skeleton at Kits Coti house 87 Population, rapid increase of

486
Montague, lord, drowned at Schergin 10 Polar bear

18, 292
Monastery, a tale

135

Poems by Chauncy H. Townsend 132
Monkeys, reason why they do not speak 327 Poisonous dose of opium

286
Moore, general, his character

75 Porter's travels in Persia, Babylonia,&c.
Morals, aphorisms on
37, 196

352, 386
More, Sir Thomas
86 Preservation from fire

159
Morier's travelss

445 Premium for the best poem on the devo-
Moxy, its use as a cautery

206 tedness of the French physicians in
Murder, singular discovery of

Barcelona

166
Masical amateur's trip to Paris 241 Prevention of contagion

166
*My Stars,' vulgar exclamation, origin Presumptive evidence

244
of

167 Prescoce of mind in a housemaid 245
Murat and Ney

79 Preaching, no easy matter

88

205

Natural health, characteristics of 115 Queen of France, the last

442
Natural History

46
Napoleon's English

405
--- mother

405 Raymond the Romantic, Wishes 421,449
Napoleon anecdotes

320, 405

Rees, sarjeant, journal of voyages 58
Napoleon's age
321 Rein-deer of Norway

109
Napoleon in a passion

201 Retroprospective, explanation of 486
Napoleon in exile, by O'Meara 70 Remains of H. K. White, part 3 228
New translation of St. Paul's epistles 88 Reynolds, sir Joshua

363
New mode of catching
88 Reason, a good

444
Newfoundland dog
85 Richardson's travels in Judea

222
New novels announced 245, 328,488 Robinson's expedition up the Orinoco 129
New works

168, 245, 287, 328, 407 Rossberg, its fall and destruotion of Gol-
Neule, ortica urens, used for flax 408 dau

177
Nicol, John, life and adventures of 479 Rouen cathedral, its destruction 361
Nocturnal separation, a tale

49 Royal George man of war, loss of 158
Norway, visit to

104
Numerical games, by Halliday

168
Nuisance removed
368 Sagacity of ants

46
Scene at the Bull and Bosh

369

Scholars, their number in the primary
Oak at Beauliea Abbey
86 schools

166

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