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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, iïi. 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.
of his usual profits, what, ibid. Difficulty of his
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,
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.
France, prosperous state of it before the Revolution, viji. 81.
From its vicinity, always has been and always must be
an object of our vigilance with regard to its power or
example, v.7. Barbarous treatment suffered by the King
and Queen at the Revolution, 138-146. Apostrophe to
the Queen, 149. Chivalry of France extinguished by
the Revolution, ibid. Remarks on its population, 235.
Brief review of its condition before the Revolution, 235:
243. Degraded office to which the King was appointed
by the Revolutionists, 355-8. vi. 22-6. vii. 66. State of
things there during the Revolution, vi. 85. Character
of the King's brothers, vii. 149. The liberties of Europe
dependent on its being a great and preponderating
power, 180. Observations on the sufferings of the Queen,
ix. 39. Character of the aristocracy before the Revolu-
tion, v. 251-3, ix. 38.
French monied interests at variance with the landed interests;
V. 206. Literary cabal, their plan for the destruction of
Christianity, 207-270, 1. Frenchmen naturally more
intense in their application than Englishmen, vi. 67.
Mischievous consequences of this, ibid. French emi..
grants in England, capable of being serviceable in re-
storing the monarchy to France, vii. 146.
French Revolution, characterized as one of doctrine and theo-
retick dogma, vii. 13. Its fundamental principle, 18.
French Directory, the, characters of the members of it, viii
346. Their conduct to the foreign ambassadors, ix. 48.
Franchise and office, difference between them, vi. 311. Effect
of separating property from it, 315.
Franklin, Doctor, conjectures on his visit to Paris, ix. 163.
Freedom, the great contests for it in England, chiefly on the
question of taxation, iii. 50. But in the ancient com-
monwealths, chiefly on the right of election of magis-
trates, or on the balance among the several orders of the
state, ibid. Character of civil freedom, 184, 5. Our best
securities for it obtained from princes who were even
warlike or prodigal, ix. 33.
“ Friends of the People," origin and proceedings of the club
so called, vii. 229. A seditious petition of theirs, 273.
“ Friends of the liberty of the Press,” a club formed under
the auspices of Mr. Fox, vii. 239. Origin and character
of it, ibid,
Frugality, founded on the principle that all riches have limits,
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 primæval 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.gi.
Glastonbury Abbey, its extraordinary wealth and splendour,
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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of a wise one, 246. Reform in it should be early and
247, 8. Without means of some change,
is without the means of its conservation, v. 59. Diffi-
culty of framing a free one, 434. The particular form
of it to be determined by the circumstances and habits
of a country, vi. 133. A theory concerning it may be
the cause of fanaticism as much as a dogma in religion,
239. The establishment of one, a difficult undertaking
for foreign powers to act in as principals, vii. 126. Not
subject to the laws that regulate the duration of indivi-
duals, 366. viii. 78, 9. Restraint, the great purpose of
it, vii. 375. viii. 23, 24. Policy of it in times of scarcity,
vii. 403, 4. Important problem concerning it, 416. Pe-
rishes only thrcugh its own weakness, 414. Impossible,
without property, viii. 255, 6. Ought to attend much
to opinions, X. 43. Stands on opinion, 93.
Grace, acts of, impolicy of them, iii. 378, 9.
Gracefulness, an idea belonging to posture and motion, i. 246.
Granaries, publick, danger of erecting them, vii. 400. Only
fit for a state too small for agriculture, 402.
Grand Seignior, the, not an arbitrary monarch, xiii. 177.
Great personages. wisely provided that we should interest
ourselves in their fate, xv. 197. Always made the ob-
jects of tragedy, ibid.
Greece, its original inhabitants of the same race as the people
of northern Europe, x. 267. Situation of it from a
remote period, 168.
Greek Church, character of its clergy, vi. 285.
Green Cloth, court of, its origin, iii. 277
Grenville, Mr. character of him, ii. 389.
Grenville, Lord, eulogy of him, viii. 4.
Grief, nature of it, i. 130.
Guienne, William, Duke of, engages in the Crusade, x. 426.
Guilt, when gigantic, often overpowers our ideas of justice,
vii. 194. Expedients for concealing it, frequently the
cause of its detection, xiii. 275. Is never wise, 274, 5.
“ Habeas Corpus," remarks upon the suspension of it, iii.
Habit and use, not the causes of pleasure, i. 222.
Hale, Sir Matthew, Cromwell's declaration to him when he
appointed him judge, vi. 15, 16. Defect in his history
of the Common Law, x. 551. Causes of it, ibid.
Halhed's translation of the Gentoo Code, remarks on it,
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 vilith and x.vith Charges, xii. 321-328.
Speeches of Mr. Burke on the Impeachment of him,
. 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. Penders his
resignation, by Mr. Lauchlin Maclaine, 167. Edward
Wheler, esq. is appointed in his room, 168, 9. 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. Reconimends a