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D'Alembert, Brougham's life of, 90-
birth, parentage, and early studies
of, 91 honors obtained by, 92 —
edits the Encyclopædia, 93-his at-
tachment to Mademoiselle de l'Es-
pinasse, 94 literary career of, 95
mental characteristics of, 96.
Dante, sources of the Divina Comme-
dia of, 97 indebted to the writ-
ings of the ancients, 98- to the
Latin poets and philosophers, 101
- to mediæval literature, 105- to
works of art, 115-incident which
gave the first hint to, 117. See
Decatur, Stephen, A. S. Mackenzie's
Life of, reviewed, 217 - romantic
valor of, 218- censured as a duel-
list, ib. parentage and education
of, 219-chooses a sailor's life, 220
-enters the navy, 221 - first duel
of, 223 joins the squadron sent
against Tripoli, 225-acts as sec-
ond in another duel, 226-cap-
tures and burns the Philadelphia,
228-promotion of, 231 - gallant
conduct of, at Tripoli, 232-his
final duel with Barron, 236.
Deffand, Madame du, ill-humor of, 94.
Dennis, Pope's lampoon on, 354.
Dissenters, services to learning ren-
Greek poetry and philosophy, 99
- in Roman literature, 100 in
Latin poetry, 100-in Oriental lit-
erature, 103-among the Scandi-
navians, 104-in the legends of
the Middle Ages, 105 — in German
religious visions, 108-in French
legends, 109-in England and Ire-
land, 110-in Spain and Italy, 112
-in artistic representations, 115
-in pageants and mysteries, 116.
Drisler, Prof., Greek Lexicon edited
by, noticed, 260-reviewed, 373
Duer, William A., Life of the Earl of
Stirling by, reviewed, 435-ab-
stract of his work, 436-as presi-
dent of Columbia College, 442,
note. See Stirling.
Edda, songs of the, about a future
Edinburgh, alarm in, in 1745, 14—
Charles Edward's army enters, 15
opens its gates to Hawley, 29.
Eliot, Samuel, Passages from the His-
tory of Liberty by, noticed, 511.
Emerson, Ralph W., Poems by, re-
viewed, 402-as a prose essayist,
406 his Sphinx cited, 407-fan-
tastic and unintelligible, 408-stud-
ied obscurity of, 409-examples
of this trait in, 410- compared for
incoherency with Foote, 412— a
strange phenomenon, 414 - Miss
Fuller's opinion of, 423.
Encyclopædia, the French, publica-
tion of the, 93.
England, under Henry the Second,
129-power of the clergy in, 141
-inconsistent philanthropy of, 241.
English language, the, in America,
- association for preserving,
opinion of the critical jour-
nals on, 181-corrupted in Eng-
land, 186 constant additions to,
191 expansiveness of, 193
pronunciation of, 196.
E, sounds of the vowel, 198.
Espinasse, Mademoiselle, life of, 94.
Etymologist, great labors of the, 205.
Europe seen with Knapsack and
Staff, by J. B. Taylor, reviewed,
483. See Taylor.
Falkirk, battle at, 30.
Farley, Harriet, Shells from the Sea
of Genius by, reviewed, 402-
lucky choice of a title by, 433
edited the Lowell Offering, 434 -
Federalists, integrity and patriotism
of the, 164 - how rendered odious,
167 causes of the loss of power
by the, 171 letters of their lead-
ers, 172. See Hamilton.
Felton, C. C., editions of the Greek
Classics by, 522.
Fichte, W. Smith's Memoir of, no-
Fitz-Urse, the murderer of Becket,
Gregory, Olinthus, Life and Works
of Robert Hall by, reviewed, 384.
Greek Lexicography, 373 - labor to
be performed in, 375 — treatment
of the prepositions in, 376-impor-
tance of right method in, 377—
examples of derivative meanings
in, 378 -- logical deduction of the
meanings of words in, 379-faults
in, exposed, 380 other deduc-
tions in, 381-importance of guid-
ing principles in, 383.
Greeks, ideas of a future world among
Guardian, The, Addison writes for,
Gibbon, early life of, 77 — fluctua-
tions of his faith, 78-literary pro-
jects of, 79 beginning of his
great work, 80- his faults of style,
ib.- his history applauded and at-
tacked, 81-visits Paris and Lon-
don, 82-completion of his work,
83- his personal appearance, 84
- sickness and death of, 85.
Gibbs, George, Memoirs of the Fed-
eral Administrations by, reviewed,
161 quoted, 167, 170- - corre-
spondence published by, 172-his
work commended, 178.
Gildon, abuse of Pope by, 362.
Giles, J. A., Life and Letters of
Thomas à Becket by, reviewed,
118-merits and faults of his work,
122. See Becket.
Gilfillan, George, Sketches of Mod-
ern Literature by, reviewed, 273 -
stilted and gossiping style of, 288
on Robert Hall, 289
1 his gen-
ius for comparisons, 290
American literary men, ib.- - not
worth criticizing, 291 — cited, 401.
Godolphin, Addison patronized by,
Greek Lexicon, Prof. Drisler's edi-
tion of Liddell and Scott's, noticed,
and Massillon, 392-on the death
of Princess Charlotte, cited, 393-
other sermons of, 395-controver-
sial writings of, 396 - vindication
of Dr. Priestley by, cited, 397
other publications of, 399- emi-
nence and popularity of, 400 —
strange marriage of, 401.
Hamilton, Alexander, politics of, 164
as a financier, 165
John Adams, 171 vindicated
against calumny, 172-not devot-
ed to England, ib. — proofs of his
opposition to British policy, 173-
not an enemy of France, 174
tries to avoid war, 175-not a
monarchist, nor hostile to State
rights, 176 open and manly con-
duct of, 177- his conduct towards
Hawley, General, enters Edinburgh,
encamps at Falkirk, 30-de-
feated by Charles Edward, 31.
Heidelberg, Taylor's residence in,
Henry II., England at the accession
of, 129 makes Becket his com-
panion and confidant, 131-pro-
motes him to the archbishopric, 137
-offended by him, 139-quarrels
with him, 140 opposed by the
power of the church, 142- threat-
ens the bishops, 144 — arraigns
Becket for treason, 147- brutal
conduct of, 150-obliged to seek
peace with Becket, 154 - breaks
into a rage again, 156 - his feigned
grief for Becket's death, 158-his
punishment, 159-subsequent hu-
miliation of, 160. See Becket.
Hepburn of Keith receives Charles
Her, the vision of, in Plato, 99.
Highlanders, the, join Charles Ed-
ward, 9-enter Edinburgh, 15-
victorious at Preston, 18-invade
England, 23-retreat from Derby,
28 victorious at Falkirk, 31-
defeated at Culloden, 39. See
Hindoos, ideas of a future life held by
History, medieval, runs into biogra-
Hochelaga, edited by E. Warburton,
reviewed, 237-account of Cana-
da in, 238 account of the Unit-
ed States in, 240. See Warbur-
Holmes, Oliver W., Urania by, re-
viewed, 208- his great popular-
ity, ib. his wit, 212 high
praise of, 213- his fine command
of language, 215- should write
Homage of the Arts, by Schiller,
Horsley, Dr., as a man of science, 88.
Howe, General, moves against Phil-
Howe, S. G., on Prison Discipline,
Hughes, attempts to finish Addison's
Hume, David, Adam Smith indebted
to, 69-persecuted for his infideli-
Humphreys, Alex., claims the earl-
dom of Stirling, 441.
Hutton, Dr., quarrels of, 88.
Iliad of Homer, by C. C. Felton, no
Iliad, Pope's and Tickell's transla-
tions of the, 359.
Imagination, lack of, in modern times,
275, 283, 287.
Improve, as a verb, denoting use,
Indians, the Iroquois, H. R. School-
craft's Report on the Census of,
reviewed, 292-early history of,
wholly unknown, ib. incommu-
nicative character of, 295-policy
of conducting them over the Mis-
sissippi, 297-object to the census,
298- are now increasing in num-
bers, 299-progress of agriculture
among, 300-cattle and orchards
of, 301-free intercourse with, to
be promoted, 302-traditions and
antiquities of, 303-languages of,
304 tools and structures of, 306
-incapable of effecting great
works by joint labor, 308-intel-
lectual power of, 309-imagina-
tion shown by, 310- one of their
traditions cited, 311 and inter-
preted, 312-ephemeral memorials
Iroquois Indians, Census of the, 292.
Johnson, Dr., Brougham's life of, 60
gloom and irritability of, 61-
diseased and poor, 62-estimate
of the writings of, 64-conversa-
tional powers of, 65-summary of
the character of, 66- the story of
his interview with Adam Smith,
67 unfair towards Addison, 319
-coldly praises his travels, 330
commends his Rosamond, 335
- mistake of, 336-his charges
against Addison refuted, 338, 347,
365, 368- his harsh criticism of
Labitte, M., La Divine Comédie
avant Dante par, reviewed, 97.
Lavoisier, Brougham's life of, 72 —
merits of, as a chemist, 73-ap-
propriates the discoveries of others,
74 unjust to Dr. Black, 75 —
miserable fate of, 76.
Legenda Aurea, a collection of
Christian legends, 106.
Letters and Science, Brougham's
Lives of Men of, reviewed, 59.
Lexicography, J. E. Worcester's con-
tributions to, 187. See Greek.
Literature, materials for, in America,
MacDonald, Flora, assists Charles
Malebranche, Addison's visit to, 327.
Manfred, prince of Sicily, 501-
usurps the throne, 502 defeated
and killed, 503.
Manners in America, 242.
Marshall's Life of Washington cen-
sured for Americanisms, 182.
Massillon, pulpit eloquence of, 392.
Mathematics, pleasures of the study
Matilda and Gilbert Becket, legend
Maury, Mrs., on the Statesmen of
America, noticed, 513.
Kinloch Moidart joins Charles Ed- Mechanical inventions, progress of,
Medals, Addison's Dialogues on, 330.
Men of Letters and Science, Brough-
am's Lives of, reviewed, 59.
Modern Literature, G. Gilfillan's
Sketches of, reviewed, 273- lacks
independent thought, 279-worth-
less productions of, 280. See Age.
Monmouth, battle of, 455.
Moral Sentiments, Smith's Theory
Murray, Lord George, advises
Charles Edward, 17- counsels a
retreat, 27 manœuvres at Clif-
Mackenzie, Alexander S, Life of
Decatur by, reviewed, 217-cited,
221, 226, 230- attractive style of,
233-merits and faults of his
work, 235. See Decatur.
MacLeod, Malcolm, assists Charles
MacLeods, the, refuse to join Charles
Malaspina on the Sicilian Vespers,
plot of, 473-characters in, 474 -
defects in, 476-political portraits
cited from, 478-other citations
from, 480-obscure, 481 faults
of metre in, 482— probable author
New York, external aspect of, 245 —
Revolutionary defence of, 448.
New York Indians, Census of the,
292. See Indians.
Niagara, Warburton's description of,
Nicodemus, legend in the Gospel of,
O, sounds of the vowel, 199.
O'Connell, poetical portrait of, 478.
Orthoepy, J. E. Worcester on, 189
of the English language, 196
discrepancies in, 203.
Orthography, English, 204.
Ozanam, A. J., sur les Sources
Poétiques de la Divine Comédie,
Palermo oppressed by Charles of
Paris, attractions of, 151.
Passages from the History of Liberty,
by Samuel Eliot, noticed, 511.
Peabody, A. P., Christian Consola-
tions by, noticed, 521.
Pedestrianism, advantages of, 484.
Philadelphia, capture of the frigate,
227 retaken and burnt, 228
outward aspect of, 246.
Philosophy, tendency of modern, 274,
Poetry, popularity a test of, 208 -
popular origin of, 209-
with the progress of refinement,
210 corrupted by schools and
mannerisms, 211 of the present
age characterized, 283 - at a dis-
count in America, 460- not gov
erned by climate, 462- natural
and artificial schools of, 467
Pope's school of, 468 - sublimated
air of modern, 470-mystery in,
Pichot, Amédée, Histoire de Charles-
Edouard par, reviewed, 1-merits
of, 58. See Charles Edward.
Pickering, John, list of American-
isms by, 183-Greek Lexicon by,
reviewed, 373-his work com-
Pilgrim Festival, Warburton's ac-
count of the, 250.
Piozzi, Mrs., second marriage of, 61.
Plato, account of the invisible world
Plutarch, account of the invisible
world by, 100.
Poets, Nine New, reviewed, 402-
causes of the multiplication of, 403
advice given to, 404 - danger
of the increase of, 405- R. W.
Emerson as one of the, 406 — W.
E. Channing, 414-C. T. Brooks,
423-W. W. Story, 426-T. B.
Read, 428-J. F. Colman, 431 —
F. E. Browne, 432- Epes Sar-
gent, 433-Miss Farley, ib.
Pontine Marshes, hunting in the, 4.
Poor, plan of tenements for, 266.
Pope, charges of, against Addison,
considered, 319 accuses him of
hauteur, 321 predicts the failure
of his Cato, 352- takes vengeance
on Dennis, 354 - his quarrel with
Addison examined,356 - the
charge respecting the Rape of the
Lock, 357- hated Addison for
his politics, 358-for his conduct
on the translation of the Iliad, 359
charges him with falsehood and
duplicity, 360-openly breaks
with and satirizes him, 362- his
last interview with Addison, 363
remarks on Addison's sacred
poems, 364-slanders circulated
by, 366 taste for the poetry of,
467 peculiar merits of, 468-
writes from the intellect, 469.