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Abercrombie, General, his declaration of the licentiousness of the

soldiery in Ireland, 287.
Accum, Mr, his Treatise on Adulterated Provisions, 131-bis exa-
mination of the articles most commonly counterfeited, 135-va-

luable character of this work, 139.
Act, Mr Gilbert's, points out the number of charities in five Enge

lish counties, 112.
Adam's Letters on Silesia, opinion of, 413.
Addison, character of, 327.
Admiralty, droits of, origin and use of, 478.
Adulteration of Provisions, and by whom practised, 134of bread,

136--of wine, 137-of malt liquors, 140-of beer, 141-of pep-

per, 143.
Agriculture and manufactures, fundamental distinction between, 181.
Aid, parochial, in Scotland, its inefficacy to relieve the present dis-

tresses, 393.
Alarms, recent, 187-evidence of, how to be collected, 199—ru.
mours of disaffection, 200—quotations from the Report of, ib.-to-
tally groundless, 222-reasons which show the danger imaginary,

Allen, William, to whom the French Protestants are indebted for

their freedom in education, 495.
Almonds, bitter, employed to give flavour to insipid wines, 137.
Alum, added to bread to whiten its colour, 136-added to young

wines to heighten their colour, 137.
Ambrosian Chant, why so named, 362.
America, United States, statistical account of, 69-popalation, 70-

trade and commerce, 71-imports, ib.--tonnage and navigation,
72--lands, ib.-post-office, 73-revenue, ib.--army and navy, 74
-expenditure, 76--debt, 78-naval war with Britain, effects of,
ib.-small progress in the arts and sciences, 79_vilified by a por-
tion of the press of this country, 399_ultimate success of the cause

of liberty will depend on the part they take in that contest, 404.
Anecdotes, personal, of eminent men, their value, 302.
Anecdotes, Spence's, from Pope, 307—from Mannic, 311—from Lord

Peterborough, 321—from Ramsey, 322—from Dr Lockier, 323–

from Dennis. 326.
Anne, Queen, act of, prohibiting the use of unwholesome ingredients

in beer, 141.

Antioch, first regular choir established at, for singing hymns in the

service of the Church, 362.
Arcangelo Corelli, a celebrated musician, 368.
Aretino Guido, reputed inventor of the counterpoint, 364.
Arkwright, Sir Richard, contrived to spin cotton by machinery, and

its consequences, 169.
Articles in trade and commerce adulterated, 133.
Arundel, Sir John, ordered to be removed from the office of Master

of St John's Hospital, 129.
Assessments for the Poor, remarkable increase of, 335-danger of be-

ing encouraged, ib.
Athenians, character of the, 238—- Athenian mob contrasted with the

British Senate, 239.
Austin, the monk, first instructor of the Saxons in the mysteries of

ecclesiastical music, 364.
Avonmore, Lord, instance of Mr Curran’s judicious pleasantry with,


Banks, Savings, advantages of, 393.
Bay, Chesapeak, towns in the neighbourhood of, destroyed by the

British, 75.
Beeke, Dr, his pamphlet published on the Income-tax, 177.
Beer, how adulterated, an ancient practice, 141.
Belfast, city of, answer to its application to Government for some

means of defence, 270.
Bible Societies, surprising conduct of, 450.
Bill, Convention, for what purpose passed in Ireland, 282.
Bolingbroke, Lord, character of his works, 318-reasons assigned for

his supposed greatness, 319.
Bonaparte, ascendancy of, occasioned a transfer of continental capital

into this country, 170.
Bopp, Mr, his translation of the interesting story of Nala and Dama.

yanti, 435.
Bourne, Mr Sturges, at the head of the Committee for revising the

Poor-Laws, 96.
Boyse, Mr, account of his reception from Curran, 273.
Brandy, French, how imitated, 139.
Bread, how ac'ulterated, 136.
Brering, Child on, important quotation from his work, 140.
Britain, Great, condition of the manufacturing classes in, 332-ex-

amples from Lancashire, 333—from Coventry, ib.
Brougham, Nir, advantages of his plan for inquiring into charitable

abuses, 123.
Burke, Mr, his sentiments with regard to the French Revolution

quoted by Lord Grenville, 191.
Busby, Dr, his History of Music, number of his plagiarisms from

Burney detected, 353-and from Sir John Hawkins, 355.

Calinet, English, domineered over Ireland, 278.
Caithness, of what its rocks are chiefly composi d. 466.
Castlereagh, Lord, accused by Lord Archib ud haminion of disposing

of an appointment in the East India Company by way of barter

for a seat in the House of Commons, 476.
Causes which contributed to prevent the buik of the people from feel-

ing the full effect of the sudden and excessive taxation, 169.
Chancellor, Vice, his decision against the Corporation of Huntingdon,

129_his uncalled for disapprobation of parliamentary inquiry into

charities, 130.
Charle: II., act passed for abolishing the Court of Wards, Purvey-

ance, &c. 473.
Charities, inquiry into, 110— defects in, 114-abuses, principal causes

of, 115-effectual remedy of, 116.
Chemists, particular, employed to supply the unprincipled venders

with deleterious preparations, 134.
Che hire, number of charitable endowments in, 126-Quarter-Ses.

sions of, resolutions passed at, 214-remarks on these resolutions,

Cicero, his description of Demosthenes, 229—faults in his style, 235.
Ciril List, origin of, 473.
Clure Lord, Curran's reply to, before the Privy Council, 266--vin-

dictive spirit of, 276.
Clelund, James, his survey of the number of hand-looms employed and

unemployed in Glasgow and its immediate neighbourhood, 382-
ways of meeting the distresses occasioned by a superabundance of

hands, 389.
Columbiad, Barlow's, Mr Walsh dissatisfied with the critique on, 411,
Colquhrun, Dr, bis estimate of grain annualiy consumed in Great

Britain and 'reland, 174--of the new property annually consumed

in the same. 178.
Commerce, foreign, restrictions on, 337—reasons for abandoning this

system, 338-striking proof taken from Norway, Sweden, Russia,
Prussia, and Denmark, 341-restrictions on our intercourse with
France, 343-good consequences to be expected from removing

this monopolizing system, 351.
Commiitee, Education, fully borne out in its evidence of abuses, 127

---calumnies with which this inquiry was assailed, 128.
Commons, Irish House of, a mere committee of the Irish faction, 270.
Constituents in Great ritain, how removed from the reach of their

representativ s, 476.
C-relli, Angelo, an Italian musician, history of, 368.
Corn Laws, how contributing to increase pauperism, 159.
Cornwall, Mr, his poems, aiter whom his style is moulded, 144-

whom he resembles most, 146—character of the author, ib.-quo-
tations from the Sicilian story, 147—from the Falcon, 151- Diego
de Montilla, 153.

Country, state of, to what ascribed, 179-by what means to be al.

leviated, 180.
Creevey, Mr, author of the tract entitled a Guide to the Electors of

Great Britain, upon the accession of a New King, 471-character
of the work, 474--unfolds the mystery of undue influence in Par-
liament, 475_number of places under the Crown held by Mem-
bers of Parliament, 477-remedy proposed by, to counteract this

undue influence, 486.
Curran, Right Honourable John Philpot, his parentage, 260—-ac-

count of himself, 261_his private exercitations, 263—when called
to the Bar, 265—his reply to Judge Robison and Lord Clare, 266

his noble conduct in behalf of a Catholic priest, 267--becomes
a Member of Parliament, 268-his parliamentary speech on the
Civil List, 272-interview with Mr Boyse, 273—his speech on a
motion for a vote of thanks to the then Lord Lieutenant, 274–
speech on his motion for an Address against a late increase in the
officers and salaries of the Board of Stamps and Accounts, 275
his last appeal to Parliament in behalf of a more conciliatory sys-
tem of procedure, 281-persecuted by the then administration,
289_his visit to Paris, 290_appointed Master of the Rolls in
1806, 293—his visit to Scotland, ib.—canvassed the burgh of
Newry unsuccessfully, 294-expired in his 68th year, 295_-cha-
racter of his eloquence, 295-a specimen of this cited, 297-his
skill in cross-examination, 299-specimens of his wit, ibo-his cha-

racter in general, 300.
Customhouse, character of the people who fill it, 488.


Damayanti, interesting history of, 435.
Darlington, Lord, his Letter concerning the Meeting held at New-

castle Moor, 217.
Davison, Mr, his views of the poor’s-laws, 103—character of his

style, 105.
Defenders, by whom that name was first assumed in Ireland, 284.
Deluc, M., his extraordinary hypothesis to explain the blocks of stone

on the Jura, and in Northern Germany, 86.
Demosthenes, critique on his works, 226-testimonies of their excel-

lence by the ancients, 228.in what his excellence consists, 232
his reply to Eschines, 235-how this ascendency is to be account-

ed for, 237-how he vanquished the defect in his speech, 239.
Difference between manufacturing and agricultural industry, 181.
Dionysius of Halicarnassus, his definition of style, 230.
Discontent, spirit of, through the country, and origin of this spirit, 204.
Distresses of the operative manufacturers, 389_-ways of meeting

these, ib.
Districts, manufacturing population of, 334.
Drama, musical, first attempted at Florence, 370.
Droits of Admiralty, original use of, 478_opinions of lawyers con-

cerning, 479_total amount of, 481-manner in which the fund
arises, 482_instance of the misapplication of, ib.

Dublin, projected attack on, by the revolted Irish, 286.
Duties, low, superior advantages of, exemplified, 186—statement of,

payable on foreign wines, 344.

East India Company, in what manner it tends to support the influ-

ence of the Crown, 476—their favours to Lord Melville, 490_-10

Board of Controul for the government of, 491.
Education, Lancasterian mode of, progress in France, 494-what

Frenchmen became sensible of the advantages of this system, 495
-patronized by Bonaparte and Louis XVIII, ib. number of
schools, pupils, and annual pay for each pupil, 496—similar modes
to that of Lancaster previously practised in France, 497—as old
as the days of Lycurgus, ib.-in India, 499_claims of the French
to the originality of this system doubtful, ib.—comparison between
the contributions made for supporting this system in England and
in France, 500—number of schools in France, and number of, in
England, 501-quotation from a French author, asserting that
Europe has learnt this plan from France, 501-causes to which he
ascribes its rapid diffusion in France erroneous, 502_its progress
opposed by two parties in France, 503-opposition to, in France,
exemplified, 505-small extent of general learning among the
French, 507—vestiges of their ignorance, 508-confined to one

class in France, ib.
Eloquence, forensic, different in Scotland from that of England or

Ireland, 265.
Emmet, Mr, convicted of high treason, 291-his memorable letters

on that occasion, 292.
Endowments, charitable, defects in, 115-advantages of inquiry into,

1:16--cases of abuse of, 125.
England, how vituperated by Mr Walsh, but contradicted by Ma-

dame de Staël, 423.
Erskine, Lord, merits of his speeches, 241.
Establishment, peace, its amount, 62—necessity of retrenchment, ib.
Estimate, first, of the sums expended on the poor in England, 156.
Euler, Mr, quotation from his treatise on comets, 87.
Evidence, law of, in cases of treason in Ireland, 280-acted upon

many cases, ib.
Exchequer, Chancellor of, resolutions proposed by, 61-fallacy of

these, 62.

Fenelon, instance of his politeness, 322.
Finance, reports from the Select Committee on, 55_Sinking Fund

in 1793, 55–equalizing the income and expenditure, 56-Bank
restriction, its benefits questionable, 57-causes of the great rise
in the price of commodities, 59--comparison of the taxes of 1791
with those of 1818, 60.


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