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The principal Memoirs, in Vol. 17 of Annual Biography and Obituary, will be those of Sir Richard Hussey Bickerton, Rev. Geo. Crabbe, Sir W. Grant, Bishop Huntingford, Lord Henry Paulet, Henry Liverseege, Esq., Dr. A. Clarke, Sir William Bolton, Muzio Clementi, Sir J. Mackintosh, Joseph S. Munden, Esq., Admiral Peere Williams Freeman, Dr. Walsh, Sir Alexander Cochrane, Charles Butler, Esq., Sir Walter Scott, Bishop Turner, Miss Anna Maria Porter, Earl of Donoughmore, Sir Albert Pell, Daniel Sykes, Esq., Sir Israel Pellew, Jeremy Bentham, Esq., John Syme, Esq., Lord Tenterden, Sir John Leslie, &c.
In the press, Historical Memoirs of the House of Russell, from the Norman Conquest. By J. H. Wiffen, Author of a Translation of Tasso, and of the Works of Garellaso de la Vega, &c., with much curious unpublished correspondence, from the Reign of Henry 8th to that of Geo. 3d inclusive. Illustrated by Portraits, Views, and Armorial Bearings. In 2 large vols. demy 8vo. and royal 8vo.
The Life of Frederic the Second, King of Prussia. By Lord Dover. New edit. 2 vols. 8vo.
The Entomologist’s Useful Compendium ; comprising the best means of obtaining and preserving British Insects; with a Calendar of the times of appearance and usual situations of nearly 3000 species. By George Samouelle, A.L.S. New edition, 8vo. with Plates.
Inquiry concerning that disturbed state of the Vital Functions usually denominated Constitutional Irritation. By Benjamin Travers, F.R.S. Senior Surgeon to St. Thomas's Hospital. Vol. II. 8vo.
America and the Americans. By a Citizen of the World. 1 Vol. 8vo.
Art. IX. WORKS RECENTLY PUBLISHED.
Life of Frederic the Second: King of
Prussia. By Lord Dover. 2 vols. 8vo.
11. 8s. boards.
' Lectures on Revivals of Religion. By
William B. Sprague, D.D. Pastor of the
Second Presbyterian Church in Albany.
With an Introductory Essay, by the Rev.
George Redford, A.M., and the Rev. John
Angell James. 12mo. 58. 60.
A Portraiture of Modern Scepticism; or a Caveat against Infidelity: including a brief Statement of the Evidences of Revealed Truth, and a Defence of the Canon and of Inspiration. Intended as a Present for the Young. By John Morison, D.D.
Author of " An Exposition of the Book of
Psalms," &c. 12mo. 45.
The Family Chaplain, or Preacher's Substitute, being a Series of short Sermons on the Essential Truths of the Gospel : designed for the use of those Families that cannot attend public Divine Service. By Amos Sutton, Missionary in India. 8vo. 68.
Sacred Trust, a Charge delivered at the Ordination of the Rev. Thomas Aikinson, over the Church assembling at Hounslow, Middlesex, on the 2d of October, 1832. By Andrew Reed. Published by request. 8vo.
Scriptural Researches. By the Right Honourable Sir George Henry Rose. 12mo. 7s. 6d. boards.
Balsams, account of, 210-213.
Barton's (Lucy) bible letters for children,
Birds, British, anecdotes of, 82-5.
Blacks, free, condition of in America, 393.
Bloomfield's Greek Testament, 465-492;
see Greek Testament.
Burton's, Dr. Greek Testament, 465; see
-- remarks on church reform, 525.
Bruen, Rev. M., memoir of, 33, et seq.;
character of Mr. Bruen, 33; sketch of
his life, 34. 44 ; his feelings at visiting St.
Peter's at Rome, 38 ; charge to four
49; fallacious theory of population, 30;
theories of Spence, &c., and early work
of the author, 55; English and Irish
pauperism compared, 57; alleged utility
of a church establishment, 59; see Eccle-
Charlemagne, character of, 317–319; see
Chinese, number of the, in Siam, 197.
Cholera, Indian, not contagious, 133; cu-
rious mode of banishing, 134.
Christian warfare; see Vaughan.
Chumbul, falls of the, 138; valley of the,
Church history; see Scott.
Church reform, pamphlets on, 297, 525.
Clocks, fancies on, 553.
Colonies, utility and disadvantages of, 216
Colonization society, American, 386, et
seq.; origin of the plan, 390; its ineffi-
ciency as a substitute for emancipation,
396; exceptionable doctrines held by its
Commerce, dictionary of; see M Culloch.
Corn laws, lord Milton on the, 437; reign
of high prices not advantageous to the la-
bourer, 437; prohibitory system not pro-
tective to the farmer, 439; effect of the
corn laws on manufactures, 440; the
prosperity of the agriculturist' dependent
on the home demand, 443.
Cruden, Alex., remarkable death of, 91.
Calvin, conduet of, towards Servetus exa-
mined, 520, et seq.
Chalmers, Dr., on political economy, 44,
et seq.; author's design and main propo-
sition, 45; education not a panacea for
all the evils arising from the unequal dis-
tribution of wealth, 45; synopsis of au-
thor's work, 47 ; on the standard of en-
joyment, ib.; causes that regulate wages,
David, a poem, 236.
Deluge, the, geological effects of, 26 ;
poetical description of, 277, 350, "i
D'Israeli's life of Charles I., character of
Dissenters, differences of opinion among, and other versions, 115; Selden's pane-
on establishments, 527; marriages of, gyric on the A.Version, 116; true prin-
grievances relating to, 362.
ciple of interpretation, ib.; Harwood's
Dove's life of Andrew Marvell, 416, et New Testament, 117; Terrot's para-
seq. ; sketch of his life, 417–420; bis phrase of epistle to the Romans, 118;
works, 420.422; dialogue between the soul Cox's Horæ Romanæ, ib.; M.Lean and
and pleasure, 423; ironical lament on Stuart's translation of the epistle to the
the evils of the press, 425.
Hebrews, ib.; version of Heb. i. 1. &c.,
Earle's residence in New Zealand, 239, et
seq.; author's adventures, 240; his Factory children, sufferings of, 348.
quarrel with the missionaries in New Fry's brief inquiry respecting tithes, 525.
Zealand, 211; ch.racter of the Luropean 531.
setllers in the islands, 242; character of Fuller, Rev. A., complete works of, 522.
the natives, 243; history of Glass, the
governor of Tristan d'Acunha, 246. Gahagan's rhyme version of the liturgy
Ecclesiastical controversy, actual state of psalms, 407, et seq.; specimens, 412.
the, 281, et seq.; church authority merely Geologists, researches and deductions of,
a name, 293; prelacy in disgrace in estimated, 26, 7.
Hooker's time, 294 ; views of modern Girdlestone's letter on church reform, 525.
church reformers, 297; reasons for new Granada, conquest of; see Irving.
model, 298; Fiat-Justitia's views of a Greek Testament, new editions of the, by
non-secular episcopacy, 301; temper of Bloomfield, Burton, and Valpy, 465, et
the times, 303; plea for universal com seq.; English notes first given in Valpy's
munion, 304; state of the controversy 2d ed., 466; Dr. Burton's apology for
as to matters spiritual, 305; controversy English notes, ib.; thraldom exerted by
relating to the establishment and church the Latin language, 467; its unhappy
property, 308; remarks on tithe, 309; influence on biblical studies, 469; new
see church reform.
era introduced by Middleton's work on
Economy, political; see Chalmers, Marti the Greek article, ib.; on the style of the
New Testament writers, 470; on Mill's
Electors, duty of, 273. .
text, 471 ; plan of Dr. Bloomfield's tert,
Emancipation, negro, objections against 472; important advance indicated by
these publications, 474; results of colla-
Endowments, ecclesiastical, objections tion satisfactory, 475; annotations on
against examined, 530, et seq.
Acts xr. 28., 476; remarks on the vari-
Episcopacy, controversy relating to, 294 ; ous readings, 478; Dr. Bloomfield's di-
model of non-secular, 301.
vinity at fault, 480 ; his flippant note on
Established church, apology for seceding Rom. xi. 22., 481; Dr. Burton's note
from, 93; authority claimed by exa on 1 John v. 7., 482; critical exposition
mined, 293; controversy relating to, of the passage, 483; critical remarks on
308, 527, 533.
1 Tim. iii. 16., 495; on Eph. ii. 2.,
Establishment, church; alleged utility of, 487; on Heb. iii. 3., ix. 16., and Gal.
59; present state of, 93; objections iii. 20, 488; 'on Jam. iv. 5., 6., 489;
on Rev. i. 4., ib.; on Heb. i. 12., 490;
Eyre's illustrations of St. Paul's epistles, on the use of the article, 491; compara-
97, et seq.; objectionable and mistaken tive merits of the editions, 492.
character of the author's performance as Gregory VII., pontificate of; see Griesley.
a translation, 97; specimen, 99; remarks Griesley's pontificate of Gregory VII.,
on Rom. i. 3., 100; author's paraphrase 369, et seq.; characters of Hildebrand,
of Rom. ir. 5., ib.; of Rom. v., ib.; of by Gibbon and Sismondi, 369; the contest
2 Cor. xii. 1-6., and xüi. 14., 103; of between the emperors and popes, a nati.
Heb. i. 3., xii. 1., 104; remarks on the onal quarrel, 370; the papal monarchy a
proper object and principles of an exege- - phantom, 372, 383; biographical sketch
tical translation of the epistles, 105; in of the life of Hildebrand, 373; battle be-
judicious divisions of the A.Version, 106; tween rival popes, 376; letter of William
character of Coverdale's and Tyndale's 1. to Gregory VII., 384; dictates of
version, 108; the literal sense, what? Hildebrand, ib.; papal power incorrectly
110; specimen of free translation by I. estimated, ib.
Taylor, 111; prejudices against private Gutzlaff, Mr. and Mrs., 199, 200,-
translations, 112; Purver's, Geddes's,
Hanbury's Hooker's works; see Hooker.
Harry's twelve lectures on the person of
Christ, 181, 182.
Henley's (Lord), plan of church reform,
525; sensation produced by, ib.; Sto-
vel's remarks on, 528; Dr. Burton's re-
marks on, 537.
Hildebrand (Pope); see Greisley.
Hindoo society, romantic view of, 120.
Hooker's works by Hanbury, 281, et seq. ;
Hooker's address to the reformers of his
day, 282; Hooker a Guelph in politics,
283; radical fallacy of his reasonings,
ib.; definition of legal and natural rights,
285; what rights attach to a church,
286; right of private judgement explain-
ed, 289; merits of editor's labours, 290;
origin of the publication, ib.; note on the
apocryphal clause of Art. xx., 293,
Horticulture; see Lindley.
Idolatry, moral effects of, 120, 140.
India, early history of; see Tod's Rajas-
Indo-British, rising importance of, 169.
Inspiration of the scriptures, the question
relating to, stated and discussed, 156, et
seq.; see Woods.
Irving's, Washington, chronicle of the con-
quest of Granada, I, et seq.; interesting
character of the struggle between the
Moors and Spaniards, 1; the Turk and
the Saracen discriminated, 2; literary
character of the author's performance,
ib.; anecdote of a Castilian envoy to the
king of Granada, 4 ; description of the
Alhambra, 5; genius of the moors of
Spain, 8; merits of the early chronicles
of Spain, 10; of the works of Condé and
Marles, 10; anecdote of Ferdinand Nar-
vaëz, 12; policy of the expulsion of the
Labour, causes that regulate the wages of,
49. 66. 443; free and slave compared,
63. 391, 2.
Latrobe's pedestrian, 493, et seq.; descrip-
tion of the valley of Engadine, 494 ;
Rhetian language, 495; remarkable es-
cape of the emperor Maximilian, 497;
costume of the Tyrolese, 498, 9; In-
spruck, 499;. history of the Tyrolese
war of 1809, 499. 505; character of
Hofer, 503; character of the Tyrolese,
506; description of the Pusterthal, 507.
Law, Bp. on tithes, 525; admits the ne-
cessity of commutation, 535.
Lee's defence of Tithes, 525.
Liberia, Africo-American Colony of, 385.
Liddiard's Tour in Switzerland and France,
510, et seq.
Light, effects of on plants, 361.
Lindley's first principles of Horticulture,
360, et seq.
Low's Grammar of the Thai or Siamese
Language, 197, et seq.
M'Culloch's Dictionary of Commerce,
209, et seq.; extracts from, 210-225;
colonies, utility of controverted by the
author, 216, et seq.
Maltby's, Bp. Sermons, 173, et seq. ; of-
fice and object of the preacher, 173;
author's adoption of Belsham's theory of
interpretation, 177; the bishop at va-
riance with St. Paul; his view of re-
Marle's history of the Arabians and Moors
in Spain, 1. 10.
Marriages, fourteen reasons against Dis-
senters' being celebrated by episcopal
Marsh's book of Psalms, 405, et seq.;
specimens, 409. 412.
Martineau's, H., illustrations of political
economy, 44, 61, 328; design of the se-
ries, 61; definition of the science, 62;
summary of principles relating to free
and slave labour, 63; economy of la-
bour, when beneficial, 64; effect of ex-
cessive agricultural capital in depressing
profits and wages, 66; increase of til-
lage in Ireland, disadvantageous to the
peasantry, ib. ; nature of rent, 67; re.
lation of landlord and tenant, 68; life
in the wilds, 69; slave cultivation costly,
71; writer's summary of principles re-
lating to increase of population, 329;
fallacy of the notion that the increase is
limited by the means of subsistence, 330;
on the diminished productiveness of ca-
pital, 333; not the cause of distress in
England, 334 ; ultimate checks upon po-
pulation examined, 335; illustration of
James's history of Charlemagne, 310, et
seq.; historic character of his reign, 311;
empires founded on conquest transitory,
ib.; state of Europe prior to Charle-
magne, 312; state of France at the death
of Clovis, 313; biographers of Charle-
magne, 315; author's panegyric upon
the emperor, 317; characters of Charle-
magne by Gibbon and Thierry, 319;
author's defence of the atrocious attempt
to force Christianity on the Saxons, 321.
Jay's evening exercises, 86; specimen, 87.
Jephthah, daughter of, a poem, 235, 6.
Jeremie's essays on colonial slavery, 405.
Jesse's gleanings in natural history, 73, 77;
observations on the road, 78; the cardinal
spider, 79; anecdotes of the cuckoo, 80.
Jonah, a poem, 234, 235.
Rail 'roads, account of, 218. 216; Lon-
don and Birmingham, 187.
Rajasthan, annals of ; see Tod. .mi
Rajpoot, origin of, 121.
Reformer, the, a tale, 146, et seq.
Reform, parliamentary, object and effects
of, 269, et seq.
Revelation consistent with reason; see
Revelation, truth of demonstrated by an
appeal to monuments, gems, &c., 14, et
seg.; internal evidence of the New Tes-
tament, 15; revelation consistent with
the subsequent discoveries of science,
21; modern geologists divided into three
classes, 26; researches and deductions of
geological philosophers, 27; merits of
author's performance, 32.
Rhine, the, scenery of, 446; poverty of
the peasantry, 445.
Rights, natural and legal, defined, 285.
Rogers's parliamentary reform act, 267, et
Roscoe's tourist in Italy, 445.
Rutherfoord's maternal sketches, and other
poems, 262, et seq.; specimens, 262.
the necessity of discouraging marriage,
337; opposite view of Quarterly Re-
viewer, 341; writer's objections against
charities, 342 ; rationale and origin of
the poor laws, 343; altered opinions of
Mr. M'Culloch on the poor laws, 344;
writer's extravagant deprecation of prie
vate beneficence, 345; theory respecting
the tendency of dense population to les-
sen the mean duration of life, 347; ef-
fects of the factory system, 348 ; scene
in a factory, ib.
Marvell, Andrew, character of, 416 ;. see
Millhouse's destinies of Man, 349, et seq.;
specimens, 350. 356.
Milton (Viscount) on the corn laws, 436,
et seq.; see Corn Laws,
Minstrelsy of the Woods, 73; song of the
falcon, 82; of the goldfinch, 83; the
Miraculous gifts, sermons on, 91.
Missionaries, success of in India, 169; la-
bours of in Siam, 198; charges against
those in New Zealand examined, 241.
Montgomery's (R.) Messiah, a poem, 226,
et seq.; specimens of, 229. 232.
Moors in Spain, their character, 1. 8; po-
licy of their expulsion, 13.
Mundell, remarks of, on the necessary opie-
ration of the corn laws, 443.
Murray's researches in natural history, 73,
et seq. ; insect barometer, ib. ; aëronaut
spider, 74; mode of its ascent, 75; fall
of cobwebs, 76 ; see spider.
Negro emancipation, objections against
examined, 400, et seq.
Newman's Protestant dissenter's catechism,
281; history of the publication, 305.
New Zealand; see Earle.
New Zealanders, character of, 243.
Ecolampadius, letter from, 517.
Papal monarchy, an historical phantom,
Peguans, or Moans, language of the, 204.
Poetry, sacred, remarks on, 236-239.
Political economy; see Chalmers, Marti-
Poor laws, origin and effects of, 57. 343.
Population, theories respecting the increase
of examined, 50. 329. et seq.
Psalms, book of, Marsh's translation of,
405; remarks on metrical translation of,
406; Sandys's sciid, and cælvüith, 408;
Marsh's version of the cxxx., cxxii., and
xlvi., 409-412; original version of
Psal. xxix., 413; of Psal. Ixv., 415.
Scripture, illustrations of, 171. 185; in-
spiration of, 156.
Scott's continuation of Milner's church
history, 512, et seq.; council of Rome,
512; death of Zwingle, 513; reflec-
tions on religious wars, ib.; letter from,
515; opinions of, 518; letter from
Ecolampadius, 517; rise of the re-
formation in Geneva, 519; Calvin's la-
bours there, 520; persecution of Ser-
vetus, 520, 521.
Scott (Sir Walter) landscape illustrations
of the works of, 364.
Shuttleworth's consistency of Revelation
with reason, 247, et seq.; sketch of the
deistical controversy, 249, 250; inter-
nal evidences of the truth of Revelation,
251, 2; character of the work, 253-6;
mysteries to be expected in Revelation,
256-8; tendency of prophecy, 259–
Siam, interesting position of, 197; va-
rious population of, ib., its importance
as a missionary station, 198; labours of
Mr. Gutzlaff and Mr. Tomlin' at Bang-
kok, ib. ; Siamese literature, 199; cha-
racter of the T, hai or Siamese language,
200; classification of the Indo-Chi-
nese dialects, 204; Peguans, or Moans,
ib.; Laos nation, 205; cruelty of the
Siamese to their prisoners, ib., in-
trigues against the missionaries at
. Bangkok, 207; general expectation of
Quakers, opinions of respecting tythe, 531.