Obrazy na stronie

Fleming, John, his tour
to Arran, 19, 95
Forbes, Sir Wm. character
of, 825
Forbes, Gen. John, me-
morial to the Lyon Clerk
respecting his coat of
arms, 808

Forresteries, curious re-
port concerning, 490
Fowlsheugh, account of,


Fraserburgh, new baths
completed, 525
French flattery, specimen
of, 88
French statesmen, cha-
racter of eminent ones,

Frozen sea, account of a
journey to, 23
Funding system, reflec-

tions on it, 91
Gaelic etymologies and
antiquities, 16, 105, 418,
564, 859

language, synopsis
of, 414, 587
Gas from coal, its use, 819
Geological society, ac-
count of, 337
Glasgow, improvement in
the supply of water there,


Government, on the prin-
ciples of, by Mr Adams,


Grammar, query respect-
ing cases in, 548

the Grave, a poem, new
edition of, 839
Hall, Sir John, his severe
treatment of the Profes-
sors in 1690, 16
Henry IV. of France, cha-
racter of, 653
Highland Society, appa.
rent contradiction in one
of their essays, 117
Highlands of Scotland,
tour thro', 182, 250, 348,
423, 569, 672, 735, 809,

India, the renovation of, a

poem, 438
Indian recreations, review
of, 517
'Irving, David, memoirs of

George Buchanan, by, 41

Island, a new one disco-
vered, 114, 175
Italian nations, on their
different characters, 167
James VI. curious procla.
mation of, 731
Jamieson, Dr, review of
his Dictionary of the
Scottish language, 601
Keith, Bishop, letter from

Chev. Ramsay to, $88
Leslie, Geu, curious let-
ter of, 649
Lisbon, sketch of, 643
Literary fame, observa.
tions on, 170

Literary intelligence, 44,

45, 122, 203, 205, 284,
360, 443, 519, 603, 683,
764, 841, 923
Louis XIII. and XIV. of

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Moonlight scenery, its ef-
fects in poetical compo-
sition, 501
National improvements in
Scotland, 598
Natural History, monthly
memoranda in, 37, 87,
168, 247, 363, 403, 487,
566, 647, 725, S05, $84
Navy, British, history of
the rise and progress of,
741, 813, 900

plan for the
increase of, 593
Newfoundland, descrip-
tion of, 744
Nisbet, Dr Charles, query
respecting, 807

Orders in Council, brief
view of, 188
Park, Mungo, particulars
respecting, S07
Pearl fishery in Ceylon,
account of, 178
Peat-moss, essays on its
natural history and ori-
gin, 39
Peterborough, Earl, his
singular exploits in Spain,
Pines, isle of, curious nar-
rative of its settlement,


Plagiarism detected, 902
Plutarch, remarks on his
character, 499
Poetic character, observa-
tions on, 170

Marmion, a poem, review Poetical coincidence, 643

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spoken by Mrs
Edwin at the opening of
the Theatre royal, Edin-
burgh, 3d Decem. 1808,

Anna's portrait of her lo-
ver, 208

character, 499
Tennant's Indian recrea-
tions, review of 517
Thomas, M. character of
his writings, 254

proceedings of,
203, 243, 403, 486, 565,
on the love of Witchcraft, murder, and
Glory, 255
credulity, 892
M. character of Women, on their employ-
French Kings, 653
ments during the middle
Thomson, plan of a mo- ages, 738
nument to his memory, Woodlark, queries con-
cerning it, 29


the Ear-ach, address to, 126
Edinburgh, views of, from
Marmion, 128

Thought, on the freedom
of, 191

Trades, humorous obser-
vations on their new no-
menclature, 261
Turgot, M. character of
of, 111
University of Edinburgh,

history of, 835

Ure, the Rev. Dav, sketch
of his life, 903
Virtue on the foundation
of, 815
Washington, Gen. letters
from, 495
Waste land in Scotland,
quantity of, 592
Weiss, Major, query con-
cerning, 167
Wernerian Natural Histo-
ry Society, established at
Edinburgh, 203,325,803

Elegy on T. D. Brown,
Epigram on two medical
men, 288

complaint, 928
the Battle of Cannæ, from
Silius Italicus, 286

an Evening hymn, 365
the Exile, a song, 448
of Benmore,607
Glendonnen's raid, 125
Grace for a Hallowe'en
supper, 608
the Guardian angel, 766
Haliburton, Patrick, ver-

of Argoed Llwy-
fain, 447
the Bee, 847
Burns, poems by, 48
- a tribute to his ge-
nius, 608

ses on his death, 365
Hamilton, Gen. verses on
reading an account of his
death, 446


Catullus, translation from, Home, Mr, verses on his
death, 686
Craigmillar castle, verses Inscriptions in a garden
to, 843
near Edinburgh, 207

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AMERICA, motion for pa-
pers relating to the dif
ferences with, 374
Appeals, Scots, list of, 776
Arbroath, the Guildry of,
petition the House of
Lords for trial by jury in
civil cases, 610
Army estimates, debate
upon, 612
Bank of England advan-
ces 3,000,000l. to Go-
vernment, 37°
Bark, Jesuits, debate on
prohibiting its exporta-
tion, 452, 610. The
bill passed, 690
Bosquet, A. his applica-
tion to Parliament for a
reward for his invention
to prevent ships sinking
at sea, 452
Brazil, bill for regulating
the trade to, 292
Budget opened, 692
Cathcart, Lord, receives
the thanks of the House
of Lords, 209,
Of the
Commons, 213. Takes
his seat in the House of
Lords, 209
Catholics of Ireland, de-
bate on their petition in
the Commons, 693. In
the House of Lords, 774-
Their petition rejected,
Copenhagen, expedition
to, debate of the Lords
respecting it, 210. Of
the Commons, 215. Mo
tion of Lord Sidmouth

for preserving the Da-
nish fleet, 291, 294. Lung
debate on a motion for
censuring it, and another
motion for its approval
carried, 690
Court of Session, bill for
regulating its procedure
brought in, 609. Debate
on it, and read a second
time, 610
Dardanelles, expedition
to, motion for papers res-
pecting it, 373. The pa-
pers presented, 690
Distilleries, motion for
the suspension of distil
lation of corn, 769, 772
Droits of Admiralty, mo-
tion respecting them,
Finance Committee, mo-
tion for excluding Mr
Wharton from it reject-
ed, 691
Game duties transferred
to the Stamp office, 691
Galloway, Lord, moves
an address to the King
on his speech, 129
Gambier, Lord, receives
the thanks of the Peers
and Commons, 209, 213
Greenwich hospital, mo-
tion respecting the offi-
cers belonging to it, 689
Hamilton, Lord, moves
an address to the King
on his speech, 134
Lake, Lord, a pension of
2000l. settled on his fa-
mily, 452, 612

Verses to a lady, 518
on Lord Nelson's
monument, 607

on the death of Mr
Home, 686

to an honest sutor,
but very bad poet, 766 ·

---written beneath the
brow of Arthur's seat, 845
by an officer to a
young lady, $47
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Macdowall, Mr. dulv é
lected for Renfrewshire,

Militia, local, debate on
the bill, 769
Mutiny bill, debate on
the clause for the term
of inlistment, 609. The
optional clause for life,
or for a term of years,
agreed to, 690
Orders in Council relative
to neutral traders, debate
of the Lords upon them,
290, 293, 294. In the
Commons, 369. Motion
for an indemnity to per
sons acting under them,
375. Objected to on
various grounds, 450.-
Further debates on, 452,
609. Lord Lauderdale's
resolutions against them
rejected, 610. The bill
passed, ib. Petition from
Liverpool against them
rejected, 616
Parliament meets, 129.-
Lord Chancellor's speech
to both Houses, ib. Ad-
dress of the Lords moved
by Lord Galloway, and
voted without a division,
134 Address of the
Commons moved by Ld.
Hamilton, and likewise
carried, 138. Ld. Chan-
cellor's speech on closing
the session, 775. Parlia
ment prorogued, 776
Peace, petition for, from
the inhabitants of Bolton,

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ter a most desperate bat-
tle, 946
Austria suspected of hos-
tile intentions by France,
790. Makes great mili-
tary preparations, ib.


AFRICA man of war, des-
perate action with a fleet
of Danish gun boats, $68
Ahrenberg, Duke of, mar-
ries a relation of Bona-
parte, 221
Algiers, earthquake at, Baird, Sir David, lands
with a British army at
Corunna, and is joyfully
received, 861. Arrives
at Astorga, but is order-
ed to retreat, 939
Bayonne, see Spain, Bo-
Bentinck, Lord Wm. ar-
rives from Madras, 69
Bonaparte arrives at Mi-
lan, 57. Adds new Dig
nitaries to the Iron Crown
of Lombardy. ib. De-
crees Eugene Beauhar
nois heir to the Crown
of Italy, ib. Makes a
speech to the Senate, S.
Sets out for Venice, and
arrives suddenly at St
Cloud, ib. Issues a de-
cree against Portugal, u-
niting it with France,
222. Appears at Bay-
onne, and has interviews
with the Royal Family
of Spain, 456, 529. Com-
pels them to a surrender
of their rights to the
throne of Spain, 530.--

America, North, an em-
bargo on shipping laid
on by Congress, 140.-
Mr Rose arrives from
England, and proceeds
to Washington, 145-
H.s reception favourable,
but the embargo conti-
nued, 295. The mer-
chants discontented at
its continuance, ib. Re-
monstrance of the mer-
chants of Boston against
it, 85r. The President's
answer refusing to re-
move it, ib. The people
much impressed with the
intelligence from Spain,
America, South, neutral
ships ordered to depart
from Buenos Ayres, 140
The people of Caraccas
declare for King Ferdi-
nand, 850. Seize all the
French there, ib,
Amethyst frigate, takes a
large French frigate, af-

And sends them prison-
ers into France 456. Ar-
rives at St Cloud, 710.
Determines to subdue

Spain, 711. Appoints
the Duke of Berg to the
throne of Naples, ib.-
Sets out to meet the Em-
peror of Russia at Er-
furth, 785. The two
Emperors meet, and have
many conferences, 789,
$66. Speculations on
their designs, ib. Aus-
tria threatened, 790. Ob.
taius a secret treaty for
the division of Portugal,
85S. Arrives at St Cloud,
and pronounces a furious
speech against England
and Spain before the Le-
gislative Body, 864. Re-
ceives a fulsome address
from the President, $65,
Sends overtures for peace
to England, $67. De-
parts suddenly for Bay-
onne, 868
Brazil, the Prince Regent
of Portugal arrives there,
382. Establishes his
Court at Rio de Janeiro,
ib. Issues a proclama-
tion for regulating trade,
ib. Presents the British
officers with the insignia

of the Order of Fidelity,

Prosperous state

of the country, 850
British men of war, seven
frozen up in the harbour
of Gottenburgh, 305

large fleet sails for
the Baltic, 305. Takes
a number of Danish store-
ships, 381
Brunswick, Pr. Wm. gets
a pension from Bona-
parte, 222

Caledonia smack totally
lost, with a number of

passengers, 305
Campbell, Major, tried at
Armagh for murder, 871.
Condemned and execu-
ted, 872
Cevallos, Don, his expo-
sition of the machinations
of Bonaparte against the
royal family of Spain,

the Childers sloop of war
engages a French priva-
teer, which escapes, 230.
Afterwards engages a
Dane, 303

Comet sloop of war takes
a large French corvette,
Convention of Cintra, the
city of London's remon-
strance to the King a-
gainst it, 869
Covent Garden theatre
burnt down, $70
Curieux sloop, Capt. She-
riff, taken by a French
privateer, after a long ac-
tion, 303
Dalrymple, Sir H. takes

the command of the Bri-
tish army in Portugal,
777. Concludes a con-
vention with the French
army, 778. Which is
much censured, 780
Davison, Alex. tried for
fraud, found Guilty, 952
Declaration, British, in
answer to that of Rus-
sia, 61. Of a cessation
of hostilities with Spain,
544. To the Spanish
envoys of Asturias, 626.
On the overtures for

Her de.

peace from France and
Russia, 948
Denmark.-The Crown
Prince prepares for the
conquest of Sweden, 228.
Confiscates all English
property, ib. Estimate
of the loss by the English
expedition, ib.
claration against Sweden,
3CI. Refuses a letter
from the Marquis de la
Romana 944. Cruel
treatment of two Spa-
nish regiments, 945
Dillon, Capt. severely
wounded in an action
with a Danish man of
war, 303

Dyer, Sir Thos. arrives in

Spain, and is received
with enthusiasm, 542
Earthquake at Algiers,

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with England, 144. Pro»
jects an expedition to
India by land, 221. A-
merican ships confisca
ted, 222. Colonial pro-
duce extremely dear, ib.
Vaccination very suc
cessful, ib. Napoleon
issues a decree for estab-
lishing a new order of
Nobility, 297. Kidnaps
the Prussian prisoners
into his service, 298.-
The Minister's report re-
specting the affairs of
Spain, 711. A quantity
of valuable statues ar-
rive from Italy, 865.-
An army assembles at
Boulogne, 941. The
Royal Family of Spain
in close confinement, ib.
New French dignities, ib.
French squadron escapes
from Rochefort, 147. Pur-
sued by two British squa-
drons, but escapes, 229
Frere, Mr, arrives at Cor-
runna, 861. Sets out
for Madrid, 862
Hamburgh, serious distur.
bances occasioned by the
French troops, 383
Hardinge, Capt. takes the
Piedmontaise French fri-
gate, but is killed in the
action, 712.
Highland Society of Lon-
don, hold a grand anni-
versary meeting, 306
Holland,-King Louis ad-
dresses the Senate, 59.
The Minister's exposi
tion of the state of the
kingdom, 60. Decree
against Sweden, 145.—
Prohibition of all trade
with England, ib. The
port of Flushing ceded
to France, ib. Fatal ef.
fects of an inundation at
Flushing, ib. Decree
uniting Kniphausen, Je-
vers, and Varel to the
kingdom of Holland, 228.
Neutral flagsabolish'd, ib.
Rigorous treatment of an
English flag of truce, 229
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