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Factions, ought to be suppressed by government, x. 45.
Fame, a passion for it, the instinct of all great souls, ii. 424.
The separation of it from virtue, a harsh divorce, iii. 203.
Fanaticism, epidemical, mischievous tendency of it, v. 278.
May be caused as much by a theory concerning govern-
ment, as by a dogma in religion, vi. 239.

Farmer, dangerous to try experiments on him, vii. 393.
Amount of his usual profits, what, ibid. Difficulty of his
task, 395-398.

Favouritism, a system of, at variance with the plan of the
legislature, ii. 260.

Fear, cause of it, i. 259. Early and provident fear the mother
of safety, x. 53.

Feeling, the beautiful in it, what, i. 247.*

Female sex, the moral sensibility more acute in them than in
men, xvi. 117.

Finance, new projects of, proceedings of men of sense with
respect to them, ii. 131.

Finances, importance of them to a state, and difficulty of
managing them, v. 403-5. Three standards to judge of
the condition of a state with regard to them, ii. 84. Ad-
mirable management of the French finances, iii. 238-45.
Financier, duty of a judicious one in framing a plan of eco-
nomy, ii. 108. And in securing a revenue, v. 405. 431.
Fire, why worshipped by the Druids, x. 194,
Firmness, a virtue only when it accompanies the most perfect

wisdom, ii. 224.

Fitness, not the cause of beauty, i. 233. The real effects of it,


Flattery, why so prevalent, i. 149.

Florence, the republick of, how originated, x. 375.
Force, its great and acknowledged effect and reputation not
impaired by an unwillingness to exert itself, iii. 34. Use
of it temporary, uncertain, and hurtful to the object
which it is designed to preserve, 47.

Forest Lands, proposal to Parliament concerning them, iii.


Foster, Judge, extract from his discourses, xiv. 313.
Fox, (Mr.) Mr. Burke's panegyric of him, iv. 129. Mr. Burke
reluctantly dissents from his opinion concerning France,
V. 10. Animadversion on his commendations of the
French Revolution, vi. 92. vii. 223. Political principle
maintained by him, vii. 247. His conduct contrasted
with that of Mr. Pitt, 289.

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Gaming, the passion for it, inherent in human nature, iii. 263.
A general spirit of it encouraged by the Revolutionists
in France, v. 345. Not unpleasant, vi. 12. They who
are under its influence, treat their fortunes lightly, 254.
Garrick, an anecdote of him, ix. 47.

Gauls, their early incursions into Greece and Italy, x. 168.
Reduced at last under the Romans by Caius Cæsar, 169.
Policy of Cæsar with regard to them, 170.
Geneva, difficulty it has to contend with, vii. 402.
Genoa, republick of, how originated, x. 375.
Gentoos, the original inhabitants of Hindostan, xiii. 63-72.
Distribution of the people, 67. Origin and character
of their laws, 200.
Extracts from Halhed's translation

of them, xv. 67.

Gentoo Law, the primeval law of India, xv. 67.
George II., his character, ii. 243.

George III., state of the nation, and proceedings of govern-
ment, at his accession, ii. 235-

Germanick Custumary, the source of the polity of every
country in Europe, viii. 182.

Germans, of Scythian original, x. 363. Brief account of their
manners and institutions, 328.

Germany, how likely to be affected by the Revolution in
France, vii. 25. The outlines of the constitution of Eng-
land originated there, x. 328. 9.

Ghinges Khan, observations on his code, xv. 73.
Gibraltar, importance of it to England, vii. 91.
Glastonbury Abbey, its extraordinary wealth and splendour,

x. 270.

Go-betweens, what, vi. 236. The world governed by them, ibid.
Good fame, of every man, ought to be protected by the
laws, x. 215, 16.

Gothick custumary, the source of the polity of all the nations
in Europe, viii. 182.

Government, forms of a free one not altogether incompatible
with the ends of an arbitrary one, ii. 229. Project of
government devised in the court of Frederick Prince of
Wales, ii. 232. Considered, 236, 7. Nature and design
of it, 248. Name of it, 256. Important ends of a mixed
government, 260. viii. 367. x. 73. Folly of hazarding
plans of government, except from a seat of authority,
iii. 29. Government, a practical thing, iii. 182-4. v. 122-6.
Character of a free one, iii 183. An eminent criterion

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Halhed's translation of the Gentoo Code, remarks on it,
xv. 67.

Hallmote, or Court Baron, what, x. 339.

Hannay, Colonel, his character and conduct, xv. 341.
Happiness, civil, what, vii. 378.

Hardwicke, Lord, his declaration on rules of evidence, xiv.


Harrington, his opinion on the government of a state without
property, viii. 256.

Hastings, Mr. Articles of charge against him presented to
the House of Commons, 1786, xi. 370. xii. 321. Appen-
dix to the VIIIth and xvith Charges, xii. 321-328.
Speeches of Mr. Burke on the Impeachment of him,
xiii. i.-xiv. 281. Report from the Committee, on inspec-
tion of the Lords' Journals, in relation to their proceed-
ings on his trial, with the Appendix, 281. His conduct
in the treaty with the Mahrattas, iv. 30. His treatment
of the Nabob of Oude, 46. His treatment of the Be-
gums, 57.69-73. Arrests the Rajah of Benares, xi. 411.
Gives orders for the seizure of the treasures of the Begums,
448. Authorizes the Nabob of Oude to seize upon, and
confiscate to his own profit, the landed estates of his pa-
rents, kindred, and principal nobility, 455. Endeavours to
stifle an enquiry into his proceedings, xii. 68, 9. Regula-
tions of the East India Company with respect to the viola-
tion of their orders by Mr. Hastings, 119. His conduct
with regard to the allowance to Sir Eyre Coote, 129.
And to Brigadier General Stibbert, 130, 1. And to Sir
John Day, 133, 4. And to the government of Fort
William, 135, 6. And with regard to the supply of
grain at Fort St. George, 138. Charged with the vio-
lation of the orders of the East India Company, in the
case of Munny Begum, 145. And of the Phousdar of
Houghly, 147. And in the case of money which he
admitted he had privately received, 157. Tenders his
resignation, by Mr. Lauchlin Maclaine, 167. Edward
Wheler, esq. is appointed in his room, 168, g. Mr. H.
denies that his office is vacated, 170. General Clavering
presides in Council as Governor General of Bengal,
on the presumed resignation of Mr. H. 170. His irre-
gular proceedings subsequent to his resignation, 171.
Decision of the Judges on the proceedings of General
Clavering, 173. His conduct with regard to the Sur-
geon General, 189. And to Archibald Frazer, esq. 190.
He appoints R. J. Sullivan to the office of Resident at
the Durbar of the Nabob of Arcot, 203. Recommends a

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