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HARVARD UNIVERSITY LIBRARY

INDEX

TO THE

NAMES AND SUBJECTS IN THE THIRTEENTH VOLUME

3

etual Hout: 223

| Cleanliness in nature, principles of, 195 | Future state, on a,' 119 2

Macdonald, Alexander, anecdote of, 51 AARON and the Priesthood. 42

Gaming, remarks on, 239
Clifford Castle, ruins of, 19
Abernethy, selections from, 32

Machine, description of the electrical,
Coal-field, the great Northern, I., 209
Acquirement of riches, on, 70

172, 212
Gardening, remarks on cottago, 85
-Il., 225-11., 241

11., 109.

Machine, description of the profile, 192 Action, necessity of determinate prin. ciples of, 216 Cohesion and Adhesion, 55 Gecko, foot of the, 240

Malevolence, effects of, 143

! Adhesion and Cohesion, 55 Coleridge, selections from, 13, 16, 24, Genius and virtue, lines on, 32

Man a formidable animal, 104 Advice of a philosopher, 200

28, 30, 216, 247
Gerdil, selections from, 223

- dependance of, upon his Creator, Age and Youth, 213. Colton, selection from, 136

Gilding, art of, 96 Algebraic sigus, + and -, origin of, 15 Coinbats, Judicial, 170

Gillman, Mrs., extract from, 187

- uses of some of the inorganic subAltars, various kinds of, 197 Comb-cutting engine, 224 Gisborne, lines by, 191

stances to, 119 American Indian tradition, 160

Companions, necessity of care in God, omnipotence and omnipresence - evidence of the ignorance of, 239

choosing, 191 American's opinion of the wealth and

of, 173

Manioc plant, cultivation of, 57 God, lines on the bounty of, 88' Comparative Anatomy, Facts in, II., I power of Great Britain, 101

Mant, Bishop, selection from, 134 Anatomy, See Comparative

28-IV., 104_V., 136-VI., 240 God's overruling providence, 134 Manufacture of writing paper, 117 Anderson, J. S. M., selections from, 134 Compassion, an emotion never to be Gold-leaf beating. 248

Marine animals, on the light of the, 237 Andrews, selections from, 176

ashamed of, 184
Goldsmith, selections from, 11

Marking-ink, how prepared, 175 Animals without feet, motion of, 136 Conscience, value of a good, 232

Good conscience, value of a, 232

Maund, extracts from, 111, 147, 239 - powers of delence and offence Conder, lines by, 3

Goodrich Castle, Monmouthshire, 97 Measures of length, 62
Conductors and non-conductors of Gravity, centre of, 188, 220
possessed by, 104

Medicinal leech, 231
on the feeding of, 142
Electricity, 151

Great Britain, an American's opinion Mental diseases, treatment of, 45 langnaye of, 1., 22-II., 27 Consolations of Religion, 11

of the wealth and power of, 101 Microscope, account of, IV., 16 Animal life, wonders of, 70 Constrnction of the violin, 199

Great buffalo, Indian tradition of, 160 Mirrors, mode of silvering, 144 Arabians, navigation of the, 161

Coronations, Chapters on, TIL, The Grub, organs of digestion in the, 104 Monday's expenses, 215
Arnott, extracts from, 239
Regalia, 4-IV., Coronation Vest.

Monies of accompt, table of, 63 Art of gilding, 96

ments, 20-V, Great Officers of Hale, Sir M., selections from, 141, 191 Moumouth, account of, 194 Arts and sciences, progress of, 246 State, 44-VI., Services performed Hamley, Rev. E., lines by, 144

Montague, Lady Mary W., selection Astronomy, Popular, Part II., 33– at the Coronation by tenure of Happiness the reward of a virtuous from, 19 II., 12-IV.. 201 grand sergeantry. The Court life, 19

Monuments of antiqnity, illustrations Attraction, on Capillary, 84, 156

of Claims, 59-VII., 94
Harvest-time, hymn in, 200

of the Bible from, XV., 12-XVI., Coronation Anecdotes, III., 14-IV.,

lines on, 70

42-XVII., 107-XVIII. 148 Babylon, ruins of ancient, 2 29-V., 51-VI., 71-VII, 102 Hazel, the, 116

XIX, 196
Cottage gardening, I., 84-II., 109 Health, lines on, 144
Bacon, Lord, selections from, 136,

Moon, phases of the, 125
200, 212
Cowper, selections from, 88
Herschel, selections from, 220

Moral courage of women, 215
Ballad, a, 235
Creation, wonders of the, 70
Hogg, selections from, 159

Morning, lines on a summer, 223
Barton, lines by, 231, 235
Cultivation of the Manioc plant, 57 Home, what is, 3

Motion of animals without feet, 136 Beauty, different ideas concerning, 3

Dahlia, 111

Hope, Collins's ode to, extract from, Motion, on perpetual, 99 Cumberland, selection from, 200 interest felt in the preserva.

Moth, dwelling of a species of, 88 181

Mutual forbearance, 32

Horns of deer. 93
tion of, 120
Belief of a future state, 19
Dahlia, cultivation of the, 111

Hospitality, moderation in, to be prac. | Myxine, glutinous hag, or borer, 184
Bell, present object of the passing, 190
Dartmoor, description of, 113

tised, 189 lifting of the Kremlin, 235

Davy, Sir H., selections from, 150, 246 Hour-glass, philosophy of the, 158 National morality, its dependence ou Bell, extracts from, 3 Day and night, how produced, 204 Howitt, Mary, lines by, 19

religion, 15 Berkeley, Bishop, selections from, 104 Deer, horns of, 93

Humphrey, Rev. Dr., extract from, 101 | Natural Philosophy, Recreations in. Bible illustrated from monuments of Defence, powers of, possessed

Hurdis, lines by, 15, 30, 70, 88

II., 7-11., 55-IV., 84-V., 99 antiquity, XV., 12-XVI., 42

mals, 104
Hydraulic ram, description of, 211

VI., 156-VII., 179–VIII., 1884 XVII. 107-XVIII., 148–XIX., Definition of Prose and Poetry, 30 Hymu in harvest time, 200

IX., 220. 196 Dependance of man upon his Creator, 3

Natural phenomena, wonders of, 70 Black Rat, account of the, 216 Description of Tintern Abbey, 65 Idria, qnicksilver mines of, 155

Nature, principles of cleanliness in, 195 Blair, selections from, 143, 184, 247, 248 Desmond, Earl, fate of, 107

M-tem per, evil attending, 248

Naval and military establishments Blessings, Christianity the greatest

Dialogue between body and spirit, Imitation, propensity of children to, 39 Woolwich, 233 of, 16 Difficulties, resignation under, 70 Incentive to the study of botany, 87

Navigation, brief history of, Part III., Blind School, Philadelphia, 187 Doum-tree of the Thebaid, 64 Indian ink, how prepared, 174

161-Navigation of the middle Bodies, law of falling, 181 Dramatic writings of the Chinese, 153 Indian tradition of the buffalo, 160

ages — the Arabians, 161 - Tho Body and Soul, 159 Drink, excess in, to be avoided, 192 Inks, mode of preparing various, 174

English, 165-IV. The Venetians, and Spirit, dialogue between, 159 Drunkenness, evils of, 141

Inkstands, 236

249—The Portuguese and Span. Boleyn, coronation of Lady Anne, 72

Inorganic substances, uses of some of, iards, 251
Bolingbroke, selections from, 224
Earth, its appearance to the moon, 120 to man, 119

Newcastle-tipon Tyne, 209, 225, 241 Botany, incentive to the study of, 87

- replenishment of, by plants, 191 Insects, on the transformation of, 150 Night-guards, establishment of, 214 Bounty of God, lines on, 88 Earthenware, remarks on, 13

Intellectual labour, aversion of man. Notes on forest trees, XXV. The hazel, Bowles, lines by, 250 Eclipses, solar and lunar, causes of, 127 kind to, 3

116 Bray, Mrs., selections from, 88 Education, the use of a proper, 104 Intemperance, lines on, 119

Nothing in nature lost, 240 Brevity of life, 143

Effects of religious feelings, 15 Brief history of Navigation, 161, 249 Electrical experiments, 228

Jewish master, story of a, 150

Offence, powers of, possessed by ani. British sailor's praise of the sea, 183 Electricity.-I., General Principles of, Johnson, selections from, 3, 195, 231, mals, 104 Buckland, selection from, 70

111--II., Conductors and Non

247

O Micers of state, duties of, 44 Buffalo, Tradition of the, 160 conductors, 151-III., Electrical | Judicial combats, 170

Old English sumptuary laws, 157 Building of the Tabernacle, 107 Machines, 172-IV., 212-V., 228

Omnipotence and omnipresence of Burleiglı, Lord, selection from, 189 Elephant, various species of the, 160 Kentucky, racoon hunt in, 53

God, 173
Butterfly, organs of digestion in the, Elizabeth, coronation of queen, 83 Kilmallock, Ireland, description of, 105 Ordeal, trials by, 170
104
Ely Chapel, llolborn, 129, 185
King's champion, duties of, 94

Organs of digestion in the caterpillar,
Engine, conib-cutting, 224
Knox, selection from, 232

grub, and butterfly, 104
Capillary Attraction, 84, 156
English, navigation of, during the mid Kremlin bell, lining of the, 235

Origin of the signs + and --, 15 Carelessness productive of poverty, 88 dle ages, 165

Oyster and oyster-fishery, 132
Carter, selections from, 223
Envy, effects of, 68

La Fontaine, selection from, 147
Casaubon, selections from, 171
Erdman, Mr., his description of

Land measures of area, table of, 63 Painting, definition of, 28
Casuerba, selection from, 83

phorescent lichens, 220

Language of animals, I., 22-II., 27 Palaces of Rome, account of, 74 Caterpillar, organs of digestion in the, Euphrates expedition, account of. 1 Latitude and longitude, what meant by Paley, selections from, 32 104 Europe, comparative tables of the the terms, 208

Paper, history of writing, 68 Cathedral Churches, on the destruc weights, measures, and monies of, Lavater, selections from, 221, 239

- manufacture of writing, 117 Leadhills, Lanarkshire, village

Parchment, preparation of, 194
of Florence, 177
Bvils of drunkenness, 141
Learning not knowledge, 213

Passing-bell, the, 182, 190
Centre of gravity, 188, 220
Excess in drink to be avoided, 192 Leaves of plants, on the, 67

Passions, government of the, 70 Chain-links of various forms, 176

Leech, the medicinal, 231

Pastor and village church, 130 Character of a true philosopher, 229 Facts in Comparative Anatomy, Ill., Let us go to the woods," 152

Patrick, Bishop, selections from, 150, Chelsea water-works, mode of filtra28-IV., 104-V., 136_VI., 240 Liberality, what meant by, 134

239
tion adopted at, 54
Falling bodies, on, 179

Liberty conducive to happiness, 924 Pavements introduced, 219
Chemist, the young, XII., 91
Feeding of animals, on the, 142

Lichens, phosphorescent, in the Dres Perpetual motion, on, 99
Chest-explorer, account of, 226
Filial piety of the Chinese, 89

den coal-mines, 220

Peterhoff, great fête at, 222 Chief Butler, duties of, at corona Filtration of Thames water, 54

Life, shortness of, 3

Petrarch's inkstand, lines on, 236 tions, 59 Fishermen of France, 169 Light of the marine animals, 237

Philadelphia, blind school at, 187. Childhood, lines on, 64

Flatterers, danger of encouraging, 159 Lighting public street, custom or, 140 Phillips, extract from, 244 Children, their propensity to imita Florence and the Florentines, I., 138 | Lincoln Lunatic Asylum, 45

Philosopher, adrice of a, 200 tion, 32

-II., 177
Lines on Childhood, 64

character of, 229, - of Israel, murmurings of, 12 Flower garden, beauties of the, 147 Liquids, level surfaces of, 7

Philosophy of the hour-glass, 158 China, No. IX., 89-X., 153 Forest-trees, notes on, XXV., The Locke, selections from, 19,70

Phosphorescent lichens, 220
Chinese, filial piety of the, 89

Hazel, 116
Looking-glasses and mirrors, 144

Piazze, or squares of Rome, 79 domestic manners of the, 153 France, oyster fisheries in, 133

Love and friendship, 147

Piety, filial, of the Chinese, 89 Christianity, the greatest of blessings, - fishermen of, 169

Love of the world, 157

Planets, popular account of, 33
16
Francis, selection from, 173
Lucas, selections from, 8

Plants, on the leaves of, 67
Civet cat, the, 189
Friendship, instability of, 240

replenishment of the earth by. Civilized life, 239

- necessity of care in the Macculloch, extracts from, 22, 27, 119, 191 Clarendon, selection from, 154

formation of, 247
136, 142, 152, 191, 237

perfume of, 147

wthedral. 88 orence: 220

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Plasterer, the, 32
Plumber, the, 31
Plus and minus, origin of the signs of,

15
Poison fangs in serpents, 61
Polsanthos, account of the, 244
Pour, sinfulness of oppressing the, 173
Pope, selections from, 212, 223
Popular Astronomy, Part II., 33

Comparative sizes of the planets,
33—'The Sun, 34-Mercury, 37-
Venus, 33-II., 121-The Earth,
121--The Moon, 122-Phases of,
125 -- Eclipses, 120 - Solar and
lunar eclipses, 127-IV., 201-The
seasons, 201-Day and uight, 204
- Refraction, 203-Tides, 206-

Latitude and longitude, 207
Porter, selection from, 220
Portuguese and Spaniards, navigation

ot, 251
Primrose, the common, 244
Printer's ink, what composed of, 175
Prize-fighting, on, 143
Profile machine, description of, 192
Progress of the arts and sciences, 246
Progress and public proceysions of

Queen Elizabeth, VII., 9-VIII.,

46-IX., 81
Prose and poetry, definitions of, 30
Public streets, custom of lighting, 140

- introduction of stone
pavements in, 219

VI., 156-VII., 179–VIII., 188 | Smith, Adam, selection from, 19

Useful Arts, No. XXXVIII., 31
IX., 920
Snake and the viper, 140

Useful knowledge, ardour in the pur
Regalia, account of the, 4
Sorrow, effects of, 147

suit of to be cherished, 195
Regularity, evils attending the neglect | Soul and body, 159

Vatican, account of the, 75
of, 110
Sounds, rural, 152

Velocity of the wind, 192
Reid, selection from, 220
South, selection from, 223

Venetians, navigation of the, 249
Religion, consolations of, 11
Stebbing, extract from, 159

Verses addressed to Queen Elizabeth,
Religious feelings, effects of, 15
Steele, selection from, 213

9, 10, 47, 48, 83
Replenishment of the easth by plants,
Sterne, selection from, 143

Vestments, coronation, account of, 20
191

Stethoscope, or chest-explorer, 226 Village church and pastor, 130
Resignation under difficulties, 70
Stone pavements in streets. 219

Violiu, history of the, 181
Riches, on the acquirement of, 70
Story, Robert, lines by, 183

construction of, 199
the baggage of virtue, 200

Strafford, Lord, selection from, 192 Viper and the snake, 140
Road measures of length, table of, 63 Streets, lighting, 140

Virtuous life, happiness the reward of,
Rome, some account of the city of, Struve, selection from, 212

Part IX., 73-Palaces, 74 The Study of Truth, advantages of, 83 Visit to the quicksilver mines of Idria,
Vatican, 75-The Sistine chapel,75 - Botany, incentive to the, 87

135
-Loggie and Camere of Raphael, Summer Morning, lines on, 223

-- blind school at Philadel.
76-Streets of Modern Rome, 78-

, lines ou, 19

| phia, 187
Fountains, 78-Piazze or squares Sumptuary laws, old English, 157
of Rome, 79—Modern Romans, 79

Washington, selections from, 15
Rothschild, anecdote of Joseph, 58 Tabernacle, building of the, 107

Watchmen, the establishinent of, 214
Rottler, J. P., account of, 25

Taylor, Jeremy, Coleridges opinion Wayland, selections from, 70, 88
Ruins of Tintern Abbey, 65

of, 94

Wealth, how acquired, 88
Rural sounds, 152

- Bishop, selection from, 224 Wealth and power of Great Britain,
Russia, scene in, 222
Telford, extract from the life of, 62

101
Temple, Sir W., selection from, 223 Weights of Europe, table of, 62
Sacrifice, universality of, 148
Templetou, selection from, 96

Wilberforce, selections from, 56
Sago Palm, description of the, 24
Thames water, filtration of, 54

Willmott, selection from, 240
St. Swithin, 15
Thebaid, Doum tree of the, 64

Wind, velocity of the, 192
San Lorenzo, Florence, church of, 138 Thinking not an easy employment, 247 | Women, sensibility of, 159
Sanford, Mrs, J., selections from, 150, Thompson, lines by, 200

-, mioral courage of, 215
215

Thoughts of the moment, value of, 136 Woodpecker, tongue of the, 28
Say, J. B., anecdote by, 110

Tides, operation of the sun, moon, and Woolwich, naval and military esta.
Scene in Russia, 222

earth in producing, 206

blishments at, 233
Sea, British sailor's praise of the, 183 Tillotson, selections from, 136, 221 World, lore of, 157,
shell, lines on, 231
Time, value of, 231

World, what the most sublime spec-
Seasons, successions of the, 201
Tiutern Abbey, Monmouthshire, 65

tacle in, 136
Self-instruction, advantages afforded Tolling of the passing.bell, reflections Writing materials, IV. - Ilistory of
for, 240
on, 183

writing paper, 68_V. Manufacture
Sensibility of women, 159

Transformation of insects typical of the of writing paper, 117--VI. On
Sensitive mind, advantages cf a, 150

human being, 150

parchment, 133-VII. On ink, 174
Serpents, poison fangs in, 61
Trench, Mrs., selections from, 15

-VIII., 236
Shakspeare, selections from, 147

Trials by ordeal, and judicial coinbats, | Wye and Monmouthshire, IL. 17-
Shortness of life, 3

170

111., 49—IV., 9.-V., 193-VI.,
Simpson, extract from, 54
Trufile, description of the, 29

217
Sin, deceitfulness of the pleasures of, Truth, on the study of, 83
239

the foundation of knowled Young Chemist, XII., 91
Sistine chapel, Rome, account of, 75 171

Youth and age, 213
Slater, the, 31

Tongue of the woodpecker, 28
Smith, selection from,

| Turnip-fly, account of, 6

Queen Elizabeth, lier progresses and

public processions, VII., 9-VIII.,

46-IX, 81
Quicksilver mines of Idria, 135

Racoon, natural history of, 53
Ragland castle, Monmouthshire, 145
Raleigh, Sir W., selections from, 159,

173, 200
Ram, description of the hydraulic, 211
Rats, method of taking, 216
Reading, cheap entertainment, 19

correct mode of, 247
Reason, advantages of, 8
Rebellion in 1745, anecdote of, 51
Recreations in Natural Philosophy,

11., 7-III., 55-IV., 84-Y., 99

INDEX TO THE ENGRAVINGS.

ADHESION and cohesion, illustrations | Electricity, illustrajoins of, 113 | Manioc four, preparation of, 57
of, 56

Elephant, heads of various species of, Mantle, imperial, 20
Altars on high places, 196

160

Medicinal leech, 232
Roman, and sacrifice, 197
Ely Chapel, Holborn, 129

Microscopic animals found in stagnant
marked with symbols, 198
- Palace, 185

water, 136
Ancient print, copy of an, representing English war: boat, early, 166

Microscopic Illustrations, 16
a royal progress through the

vessel, early, 253

Misericordia, brother of the, 184
Strand, 81

Monkeys gathering fruit, 12
Anglo-Saxon sailor's hammock, 164 Falling bodies, diagrams illustrative Monument to J. P. Rottler, 25
- ship, 165
of, 180, 181

Moon, the, 124
Animal sacrifice, Egyptian, 149
Florence, general view of, 137

probable appearance of the
Anular eclipse, 127

-- fountain of the wild boar Earth to, 121
Armilla, the, 20

at, 177

-- phases of the, 125
Astrolabe, or quadrant, 252

Foot of the Gecko, under side of, 240 Mosaic, old, 168 ..

Fourteenth century, war-ship of, 249
Bar-shot, 235
French fishing port, 1970

Neap-tide, diagram to illustrate, 208
Black rat, 216
Fruit of the Doum Palm, 64

Newcastle, views of, 209, 225
Brother of the Misericordia, 184
Furnace of the gilder, 96

- river view of, 241
Bullock, the sacred young, 13

New Weir, on the Wye, 193
Buskins, coronation, 21

Gecko's foot, under side of the, 240 Norman ship, 165
General view of Florence, 137

-

vessel, 253
Capillary attraction, illustrations of, Gilder's furnace, 36
8486, 156, 157
Glutinous hag-fislı, 184

Offerings of the Egyptians. 148
Caracole, a, 161

Gold. leaf beating, figures illustrative Opposition and conjunction, illustra.
Caterpillar of the turnip-fly, 7

of, 248

tion of, 38
- organs of digestion in, 104 Gondola, Venetian, 250

Orb, the, 4
Centre of gravity, figures illustrative Goodrich Castle, ruins of, 97

Oyster, organs of breathing of, 132
of, 188, 189, 220, 221

Grand butler and carver at a royal
Chain-shot, 235

feast, 60

Pall of state, 20
Cheapside, procession through, 48 Gray Wethers, Dartmoor, 113

Parallax, illustrations of, 40
Chinese lady, child, and attendant, 89
Great seal of Henry 1., 5

Perpetual motion, illustrations of,
drama, scene in a, 153
Grey-street, Newcastle, 225

100
Civet Cat, 189

Petrarch's inkstand, 236
Clifford Castle, on the Wye, l
Hag. fish, the glutinous, 184

Pliases of the Moon, 125
Cocoon of the turnip-fly, 7
Hammock, Anglo-Saxoo sailor's, 164

- Venus, 39
Colobium Sindonis, 21
Hazel, the, 116

Planets, comparative sizes of the, 33
Comb-cutting engine, 224
- leares, catkins and fruit of, 116

- nodes of a, 124
Congreve rocket, effect of a, 234

Hebrew lady in her pleasure-house, Profile machine, 192
Cornhill. ancient view of, 9

109
Cup of Tantalus, 7
Hillah, present town of, 1

Quadrant, or astrolabe, 252
Holly, leaves of the, 68

Queen Elizabeth, procession of, thro'
Dartmoor, Gray Wethers at. 113
Horns of red and fallow deer, 93

Cornhill, 9
Digestion, organs of, in the caterpil. | Hydraulic ram, 212
lar, 104
Hydrostatic paradox, 8

Racoon, the, 53
Doum Palm. fruit of the, 64

Ragland Castle, ruins of, 145
Drawing from an old mosaic, 168

Illustrations, microscopic, of the pro-| Rameses offering incense and obla.
cesses of vegetation, 16

tions. 41
Earl Marshal's staff, 45
Inkstands, ancient. 236

Rat, the black, 216
Early English vessel, 253
Insect trauslormations, 88

Red aut fallow deer, horns of, 93
Earth, probable appearance of, to the

Refraction, diagrams illustrative of,
Eclipse, total, 126

Kasr, or palace, ruins of Babylon, re 205
annular, 127
mains of, 3

Rings, king and queen's, 5
lunar, 125
Kilmallock, town of, 105

River riew or Newcastle-upon-Tyne,
moon, 121

241
Egyptian king Rameses offering in Latitude and longitude, diagram illus Roebuck, horns of, 94
cense and oblations, 41

trative of, 208

Roman letter-writer, 73
Egyptian method of spinning, 108 Leech, medicinal, 232

altar and sacrifice, 197
offerings of the, 148
Letter-writer, Roman, 73

Rottler, J. P., monument to, 25
Electrical experiments, diagrams to Link-chains, various models of, 176 Rotunda, or Repository, Woolwich, 233
illustrate, 228, 229

Llandogo, on the W ye, 217
Electrical machines, 172, 173

Royal progress through the Strand, 81
Lunar eclipse, 128

Sago-palm, fruit, &c, of, 24
Sail-maker, from a French print, 164
St. Paul's Cross, Cheapside, 48
St. Nicholas Church, Newcastle, 209
Sandals, coronation, 21
Scene in a Chinese drama, 153
Sceptre, king and queeu's, with cross, 4

with dore, 4
Seal, great, of Henry the First, 5
Seasons, the, 201
Serpents, poison fangs of, 61
Ship, Anglo Saxon aud Norman, 165
Silvering table, 144
Slating, diagram illustrative of, 31
Suake and viper, heads of, 140
Solstice, Summer and Winter, 204
Spiuning, ancient Egyptian method of,

103
Spring-tides, new and full moon, 207
Spurs, the coronation, 6
Staff of Lord High Constable and

Earl Marshal, 44
Staff, St. Edward's, 4
Strand, royal progress through the, 81
Sun, Summer and Winter, altitudes of,

in the vicinity of London, 203,

spots on the, 34
- comparative dimensions of, as
as seen from the different planete

35
Super-tunica, or surcont, 20
Swords of Mercy, Justice, and Tem.

porality, 5
Symbols, altar marked with, 198

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The Euphrates Expedition, undertaken for the pur- of the accomplished Surgeon and Naturalist of the pose of ascertaining the navigability of that river, Expedition, Mr. Ainsworth *, (to whom we are also must be considered one of the most useful and in- indebted for the sketch, taken on the spot by teresting journeys recently made. Useful, not only Lieutenant Fitzjames, R.N., from which our enbecause of proving practicable a much shorter and graving is made,) we are enabled to lay before our more convenient route from hence to India; but also readers some curious and novel facts concerning the as opening out new sources of commercial enterprise“ city of cities," Babylon the Great. with a people with whom we have as yet had little The modern town of Hillah is situated upon the intercourse; and whom, it appears, Europeans have river Euphrates, where once stood a considerable suhitherto much misunderstood.

burb of Babylon. Its present population, which may But the usefulness resulting from such an expedi- average from six to seven thousand souls, consists tion even yields to the interest it must awaken in the chiefly of Arabs, who have their own Sheik, but the mind of the Biblical or classical antiquarian. The Mutsellim, or governor of the place, is under the river Euphrates, whose banks have been styled “the pacha of Baghdad, and resides in a fortress within the cradle of the world,” whose margins bore the proud town. There are bazaars and markets on both sides weight of the greatest cities of antiquity; and whose of the river. The shopkeepers are chiefly Armenians, bosom was ploughed by the ships of the princely | Turks, and Jews. A most important fact connected merchants of Babylon, concerning which so many | with these traders is, that Manchester and Glasgow prophecies of Holy Writ were recorded and terribly goods that were taken out by the Expedition as fulfilled,—the theatre of war of the Ten Thousand samples, were eagerly bought by them, at a profit Greeks and the army of Alexander,—the early seat

* Mr. Ainsworth's work, Researches in Babylonia, Assyria, and of Christianity,-offers a mine of material for the Chaldau, is now published, and the Author has departed on a poet, the philosopher, and the historian.

journey to the Syrian Christians, under the auspices of the Society Having been kindly granted access to the Notes Society of London.

for Promoting Christian Knowledge, and the Royal Geograpbical VOL. XIII.

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