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tion, which our Author reduces to the three following: iit, The right of making war, which the great magistrates had under the first race, and which Charlemagne could not fuppress. 2dly, The excessive power that was intrusted with that armed magistracy, who found it so easy afterwards to divide among themselves the spoils of the monarchy. 3dly, The innumerable multitude of beneficiaries, and the imprudence of Louis le Debonnaire, in intrusting them with, or allowing them to usurp, the power of jurisdiction. Moreover, to prove, with the greater evidence, that all these causes must have really contributed to degrade the monarchy, and to turn power from its primitive channel, he Thews, that in proportion as these causes disappeared, all the branches of sovereignty were gradually, though slowly, restored to their proper places by the sole influence of thoje rights, which feudal anarchy had not been able to destroy. We find also in this volume, among many other interesting articles, which we cannot even enumerate, an excellent analysis of the celebrated charter de Villis, which exhibits a complete view of the domestic economy of Charlemagne, and a curious discussion relative to the origin of duels, and the principles on which legislation and custom ought to direct their influence with respect to that object. This eighth Volume is terminated by a perspective view of the revolutions that destroyed the ancient French monarchy, and those that restored it upon a plan more favourable to the authority of the monarch, and (as our Author pretends) to the liberty of the people.

The ninth Volume is published; but as we have not yet received it, we must reserve the more particular mention of it for another occasion.


P. 4. par. 3. 1. 11. for even, read at leaft.

9. 1. 8. dele for.
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37. 1. 6. for derive, read draw.
355. 1. 5. dele that have been.


To the REMARKABLE PASSAGes in this Volume.

N. B. To find any particular Book, or Pamphlet, see the

Table of Contents, prefixed to the Volume.


Bungdon, Lord, controverts BAlley, Capt. his unfortunate

the opinion of Sir W. Black- case in the affair of Greenwich
fone, relative to the distincion Hospital, 230.
between the crown and the perfon Bank of Amsterdam, account of,
of the King, 386.

559. Of England, g60.
Abscess in the sophagus, cured Banks, and paper credit, nature of,
-by quicksilver, 513.

with their good and bad effects,
Acid, aerial, observations on, 71. discussed, 558.
of fugar, 76.

BARRINGTON, Hon. Daines, his
AIR, owes its origin to water, 158. account of remains of the Cor.

Curious exper. of the influence nish Language, 108.
of vegetables on the air, 346, his explan. of a passage in

the Book of Genesis, 111.
AIR, fixed, obf. relative to, 154.

his enquiry into the anti-
ALMON D-tree, natural hist. of, 291. quity of clocks, 281.
AMIOT, M. his memoirs relative to BARTHEZ, M. his elementary treat.
China, 519, 521.

on the knowledge of man,
AMPUTATIon. See Bilguer.

ANDERSON, Mr. his account of BATH, Roman. See Lyox.

ancient monuments and fortifica. BEAUMONT and Fletcher, their
tions in the Highlands of Scot- rank in the dramatic walk, 417.

Compared with Shakespear, 418.

The several editions of their
Anstey, Mr. See SPECULA-

works, 423

BENGAL, necessity of our studying
ANTONINUS, Martyr, his account the language of, 342. Mr. Hala

of the opulence, &c. of Judea, hed's Grammar of, ib.

BIBL, his Novus Thesaurus Philo-
ARABIA, love-verses written in the

logicus, 235.
style of that country, 392. BILGUER, Dr. his notions concern.
ASTRONOMY, obf, rel. to, by M. ing amputation attacked and de-

Lexel, 213. By Don Ulloa, ib.
By Dr. Longfield, 215.


lin's hypothesis concerning, 207. BLANDFORD, Marquis of, compli.
De Mairan's treatise on that sub- mentary verses to, 391.
je&t, 310. Van Swinden's plan Blights of fruit-trees, &c. whence

for a new investigation of this proceeding from, 356. Method
- phenomenon, ib.

of remedying, 357
App. Rev. lxii.



land, 273•

fended, 243.

Porax, new, discovery relative to ÇEMENTS, exper. with regard to
the production of, 237.

the composition of, particularly
Boswell, Mr. his directions for with respect to buildings, 361.

watering meadows, 456. CHARITY considered, as a Chris
BRERETON, Mr, his account of the cian virtue, 295.

seal of Q Hentjecta Maria, 274. CHARLESTOWN, N.T.ngland, acc,
Brooke, Nr. his acc. of a Saxon of the first settlement of, 468.

inscription on Kirkdale church, CHINA, the wines, fruits, and
114. Of an ancient seal of the other products of, 519.
Fitzwalter family, 115.

CHINESE, their chronology not sa
his defcription of the great

ancient as pretended by some
seal of Q. Katherine Parr, 272.

writers, 506. Their history, in
BROTHs, made from flesh, said to course, extremely defective, 508.
be pernicious in fevers, 571.

Their empire first established a-
BRUCE, Robert, bis pocket-watch bout 1000 years before Chrift,
found, 281.

11. Their music, 521. Their
BUCQUET, M. his memoir on the population, 522. Their igno.

manner in which animals are rance of Attronomy, 523. Their
affected by mephitic fluids, 515.

hospitals tor foundlings, 524.
BUFFON, M. his Nat. Hift. Sup. Chio, in the Levant, described,

plement, Vol. V. containing the 517. Its delicious wine, 518. Its
Epochas of Nature, 395.

mastic, ib. Medals of, 5 19.
RUGGE, Profeffor, his theory of the CHOISEUL, Count de, his descrip
machine for driving piles, 383.

tion of different parts of Greece,
BURNEY, Dr. his acc. of an extra- 517.
ordinary genius for music in an CHRIST, death of, confidered in the

fame light with that of Socrates,
Busch, Professor, his acc. of the

commercial academy at Ham: Clarendon, Lord, his hit. of the
burgh, 238.

rebellion, not altered by the Ox.

ford editor, 303,
CAmper, Dr. his acc. of the or. CLERGYMAN, rural, poetical en-

gans of speech in the Orang comium of, 169.
Outang, 221.

Clocks to Arike the bour, enquiry
CANNON. See King.

when first made, 281.
CARDAN, his rule for resolving the CLUB, rules for one established at
cubic equation, &c. investigated, Philadelphia, 205.

Coins, ancient acc. of some disco-
CARTWRIGHT, Major, his politi- vered at Fenwick castle, 113.

cal debate with Lord Abingdon, And in the Tower of Lond. 276.

Coffins, stone. See Pegge.
CATHOLICS, Roman, late A& in Cole, M. his acc. of the ancient

favour of, vindicated, 1:6, 149. horns, in the cathedral of Car.
Their free toleration in Scotland linle, 279
derended, 150. The act of pai. Colonies, American, when first
liament farther vindicated, 238, an object of British taxation, 465,

COMMERCE. See Banks.
CAZAUD, M. his acc, of a new COMET. See Lexel.

method of cultivating the sugar Cook, Capt. elegant verses to his
cane, 222.

memory, by a Lady, 459.
CELTS, ancient instruments so call. Cosroes, K. of Persia, plunders
ed, account of, 110

Jerusalem, and sells 90,000


infant, 209,


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&c. 43.

lations, 104.

there, 572

Chriftian captives to the Jews, Elephants, when inhabitants of
who marder them, 568.

the northern regions of oyr
COWPER, Mr. his acc. of the effects globe, 398. Their bones found

of lightning on board a ship, 222. in North America, 399.
CRÉATION, various opinions of the

ancients concerning, 101. FABLE, dramatic, remarks rela-

tive to, 186.

FENWICK. See Coins.
Dest, the nobleft of all appel- Fevers. See Food.

FIRE, its nature different from that
Deity, the knowledge of, dir- of light, 154. New discoveries
cuffed, 97-100.

relative to, 546.
DE MONIACs, Scripture, controver- Fires, method of securing build-
fy relative to, 178.

ings from, 51.
Derry, Bishop of, highly pane- Florence, royal gallery of, cata-
gyrised, 553.

logue of the pictures and rarities
DIALOGUE between a Frenchman,

and an Englishman, relative to Flowers of plants, their noxious
Canada, 145

effect on the air, 346, 504.
Drake, Mr. his acc. of two Ro. Food, animal, and broths, perni.

man ftations in Essex, 112. cious in fevers, 571.
Combats Mr. Whitaker's acc. FOTHERCILL, Dr. Anthony, his
of the origin of the English lan. acc. of a cure of St. Vitus's dance
guage, 277

by electricity, 215;
DRAMA, crit. obf. relative to, 186. FRANKLIN, Dr. Benj. his excellent

parable against perfecution, 196.
DUNCAN, Dr. his publication of His Poor Richard's Almanac, 198.

certain MSS. of the late Mr. His anxious desire to promote
Baxter, 58.

peace and harmony between
Dune of Dornadilla described, 271.

Great Britain and America, 202.

Shamefully abused by Mr. Wed.
FARTH, terraqueous globe of, derburne, 204. His electrical

held to be wholly derived from discoveries, 206. His hypothe-
water, 157.

fis concerning the Aurora Bore-
M. de Luc's theory of, 529.
EARTHEN ware, ancient, great

Free Martin, account of, 221.
quantity of discovered in the sea, FRENCHMAN, his dialogues with an
off the Kentish coast, 275. See Englishman, concerning the
also VASES.

power of the Crown to make
EARTHQUAKE, nature of, ele&ri- laws for conq. countries, 145:

cal, 556. Discoveries rel to the FRERET; M. his erroneous hypo-
means of rendering its effets less thesis concerning the Chinese
fatal to mankind, 557.

chronology, 5c6.
ECLIPse. See Ulloa.
ECLOGUE, a Lambeth one, 409. Genesis. See PERSECUTION.
ELECTRICITY, peculiarly effica- GROSE, Mr. his description of

cious in the cure of female disor- antiquities in Hampshire, 272.
ders, 308. Lord Mahon's prin.' GUNNERY, the theory of, histori.
ciples of, and exper. in 435. M. cal deduction of, 122.
Marat's discoveries in 546. See
also Franklin, FOTHERGILL, HAMBURGH, commercial acade.
PARTINGTON, and Earth- my at, 238,

HAYLEY, Ms. his elegant verses
Q9 2


alis, 207

wife, 453.

world, 549.

&c, 237

cation, 577

on the death of Mr. Thornton, composed Ds. Dodd's speech at

his trial, 483.
HEARING, curious exper. relative IRELAND, wherher void of ser-
to, 52.

pents, 113. Her commercial re-
HERMAPHRODITE. See FREE ftraints considered, 162. Her

political connexion with Eng.
Hervey, Rev. James, his Writ- jand discussed, 306, 359.
ings characterized, 424.

Irwin, Mr. his Eaftern Eclogues
Hey, Mr. his Letter to the Re- commended, 451. His tender
viewers, 253

and elegant compliment to his
HIGHLANDS of Scotland, account

of ancient monuments, &c, in, ISAIAH, Book of. See Lowth.

ITALIANS, their character, 549.
HINDOSTAN, remarks on the in- That of their women, 550.

troduction of English laws jộto ITALY, the land of painters, itself

the eastern provinces of, 147. the most beautiful picture in the
Hoefper, Mr. his Memoir on the
native fedative salt of Tuscany, JUDBA, country of, its great fer-

tility and populousness afferred,
Horns. See COLE.

Horses, of the Sybarites, ridicu-
lous story of their musical educa- KIRKDALE, church of, a Saxon

infcription on, illustrated, 114.
Hor-houfe, plants, method of KING, Mr. his acc, of a curious

guarding against insects, 356. piece of ordnance fished out of
HUNTER, John, bis acc, of a spe- the sea, 112.
cies of Hermaphrodite called the

of a petrifaction
Free Martin, 221

found in East Lothian, 219.
Hutton, Mr. his acc. of calcula-

of antiquities dug
tions made to ascertain the mean up in Merfey island, &c. 271.
density of the earth, 38. KING John's house at Warnford,

JERUSALEM, its fourishing Rate Knight, Dr. his method of mak-

of , 567. ing artificial loadftones, 221,
JEURAT, Mr, account of his co-
nantidiptic telescope, 215, LA

ANGUAGE, English, various o-
Jews, faid to have purchased pinions as to its origin, 277.

90,000 Christian captives of LASSONE, M, de, his memoir on
Cofroes K. of Persia, that they the accidents occafioned by ani-
might have the pleasure of cute mal putrefaction, 514. On a
ting their throats, 568.

method of improving the tartar
INDIA, East. See TANJORE. See emetic, 516.

HINDOSTAN.-Several tracts, LATHAM, Mr. his ace. of an ex.
rel. to, 244. See also BenGAL. traordinary dropsical case, 217.

LEAD ore, chemical exper, on, 48.
INSECTS, infefting hot-house Le CERÐ, Mr. his improvements in

plants, their forts enumerated, watch-making, 44. His merit
355. Methods of guarding a- in this respect questioned, 176.
gainst their depredations, ib. LE Compte, M. his method of
See allo BLIGHTS.

curing ulcers by the burning-
JOHNSON, Sam. his malignity to-

glass, 514.
wards Milton, 479. Animad. LETTER to the Reviewers, con-
yerted on, 480. Said to have cerning the remains of ancient


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