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of the second rule relating to the liable, and what prospect there

doctrine of Chances, 226. is of its continuance, 195. MonCards, their bad tendency, 79. tesquiea's prophecy of its defCHAMELEON, curious account of trućtion, 201. Dr. Blackstone's that creature, 267.

idea of it, 379. CHANDLER, Dr. his opinion how CONTENT, poetically described,

far the Dissenters are dangerous 351.

to the church of England, 197. CORINTHIANS. 1. V. 29, critical Charles V. his greai character, explication of, 448. and empire, 522.

CORN, bounty on, advantages of, CHEESE, humorous debate on, 42. 317. Arguments on the other CHEROKEES, their country der- side of the question, 311. Mo

cribed, 2; their manner of liv- derate bounty recommended, 360. ing, 5; remarkable fidelity of Cotton, Mr. his elegant Latin their women, 6; their proper verses on the death of his wife, names explained, 7.

166. Translated, 167. CHRISTIANITY, state of, under CORNUCOPI E Circulatun, descrip

the heathen emperors, 436. Ra- tion of that plant, 270. ther declining under christian Crab, Christopher, his humorous princes, 438.

speech, 42. Answered. 43. CHRISTIANs of the 3 first centuries,

an insect, some account of, their errors and virtues, 437.

265 CHURCH of England, enquiry in- Crown of Gr. Br nominal power

to the dangers to which it is li- of, how curiailed since the reign able, 196. Reformation of, strę. of James I. 389; real influence

nuously recommended, 229. of, how greatly extended of late, COBLER, a poem, 478.

by the national debt, by the taxes, COLica pietonum, cases of persons and by the officers and collectors afiliated with that disorder, 505.

of the revenue, 390. COLONIES, British, our right of Curates, their hardtips poeti

taxing them discussed, 65; their cally represented, 405.
claim of exempt on examined, CUTTi E-fith, the inveterate ene-
67, 161; their opposition to the my of the pinna muricata, 269.
ftamp act humoroully confidered,

D.
ARKNESS, cave of, poetically

68; our jealoufy of them hurti D A described, 119.

donnection and mu'ual interest DAUBENTON, Mons, concerned with the mother country, 157,

with Buffon in the Natural Hiart. 18; their ineliimable value,

story, 529 158; wise and gentle treatment Deity, unity of, zealously arof them reconimended, ib.-159. serted by Mohammed, 260. His mcals, 422.

Proper representation of, 160. goodness, the peculiar attribute, COMMONS of England, in parlia- of which above all others, id

ment, their great influence in pre- most concerns us to have just serving the Constitution, 18- conceptions, 289. His divine 190; antiquity of their legisla- adminiftration vindicated against tive authority, 19!:

the doctrine of diabolism, 327. CONFESSIONS of Faith, the efia- Devil, arguments to prove

that blishment of, by church-autho- the Scripture account of him myit rity, examined into, 335:

be understood figuratively, 32. CONSTITUTION of the English DIONYSIUS, the Areopagite, se

government how gradually im- story of him, in regard to Chris's proved, 186–195. Enquiry crucifixion, not to be regarded, into the dangers to which it is

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DISSENTERS,

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fettled, 402.

DISSENTERS, not dangerous to FLORIDA, some account of, 1z.

the established church of Eng- FORNICATION considered, 57.
land, 197. Queries addressed Fountains, a fairy tale, 35-.
to them, concerning liturgic and France, ill treatment of trangers

ftated forms of worship, 257 in that kingdom, 421. Dif. Divorces, advantages of render- agreeable view of that country, ing easily attainable, 263.

429. DOCK-YARDS, royal, great walie Freedom of speech and writing of the timber in, 396.

on public affairs confidered, 392. DODDRIDCE, Dr. his genius and French, their indelicacy at their

learning, 147; his amazing di-
ligence and activity, 151.

G.
DULANEY, Mr. His considerations ANGLIONS of the nerves,
on taxing the Colonies, 65. theory of, 63.
E.

GENERATION, beyond the reach
ARTHQUAKE, extract from of human enquiry, 497.

archbishop Secker's sermon George III. parallel between the on, 345•

four first years of his reign, and EDUCATION, important remarks the four last of Anne, 325. on, 306.

GIBBON, a curious species of ape, ENGLAND, general view of her defcription of, 531.

policy, trade, taxes, &c. 291. Gospel, St. Matthew's, date of ENGLISH, nation, follies of, 507. EPICTET us, the stoic, ' his con- Goths, their origin, and incursions tempt of the Christians, 37.

into the Empire, 534. EQU'ALITY of mankind, enco- GOVERNMENT, considerations on

inium on, 22 ; an imaginary leveral kinds of, 380. Conttiblefling, 23.

tutional, of England, dependent ERSKINE's gospel sonnets, re. in the ultimate refort, on the markable extract from, 168.

fense and feeling of the people, Ethics, or the law of nature, first 387. Executive power of, 399. principles of, 109.

How to be employed for the reEvil, origin of, difficulty ofaccount- formation of mankind, 543.

ing for, 307. Alcribed to the Grey, Stephen, elegant verles og
agency of malignant spirits, 308.

his death, 357
F.
Alth, inquiry into the true

H.
nature of, 203,

AK KAM, Caliph, remarkable FANCY, her exhortation to her story of,

495. votaries, 118.

HASSELQUIST, Dr. his travels in Female Sex, their importance in the Levant, 127. His charac

their single state, 454. Defects ter, 128; his adventure at Grand of their education, 455..

Their Cairo, 136; arrives in the holy importance in wedlock, 456. land, 137; his account of van Considered as mothers, 457. So- rious animals, infects, and plants briety of mind recommended to in the Levant, 265-270. them, 462.

Hemlock, extract of, 63. FERGUSON, James, his descrip. HENRIAD, of Voltaire, consider'd tion of a new crane, 220.

His as a sermon, 341. new hygrometer, 222.

HENRY VIII. his mistaken policy, Fever, not a disease, but a remedy,

in order to make the crown ab. 20-31.

fulute, 189, 191. FLORETTA, fory of, 357.

the Great of France, his

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Hitory of

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actions are celebrated in history, asked Sully which of them all: he most wished him to resemble!--if Sully had been well acquainted with the history of Greece, our Author tells us, he would have found, among the heroes who are celebrated in it, a prince, whole virtues, atchievements, good and bad fortune, &c. had to perfect a resemblance to those of Henry, that he might have drawn an exact parallel between them. This prince was Philip, whose conformity of character with that of Henry, he now endeavours to shew.

WhenAmyntas, King of Macedon, died, he left three fons, Alexander, Perdiccas, and Philip. According to the order of nature, the youngest of the three could never expect to mount the throne; this circumstance, however, was the cause of his grandeur. Being sent to Thebes as an hostage, for reasons of state, he was committed to the care of Epaminondas, the greatest captain and the wisest man of Greece; who took care to give him the best education in every respect that a prince could receive, and by which Philip knew admirably well how to profit.

When Henry came into the world, he was still at a greater distance from ihe crown which providence designed for him, than Philip was from that of Macedonia. Four Princes, who might have a numerous progeny, seemed to exclude him from all posibility of ever reaching the throne. He reached it, however, with this difference, that his poffeffion of it was lawful, whereas that of Philip appeared to be an usurpation ; for after the death of his two elder brothers, he took posestion of the crown, by excluding young Amyntas his nephew, whose guardian he was ; unless we say, that the uncle might lawfully exclude the nephew, as there were precedents for it in the history of Macedonia.

These two princes, born with the finest capacities that na, ture can bestow, derived great advantages from their education, which enabled them to make those solid reflections, which adversity always fuggests to brave and generous minds.

The education of Henry was not so brilliant as that of Philip, who was instructed in all the sciences known to the Grecks, the most ingenious and polite people in the world, Accordingly he furpafled all the princes who went before him in eloquence, philosophy, the knowledge of war and politics. lieny was educated by his mother the Queen of Navarre, and by Flor. Chretien, a man pretty well acquainted with history a polite literature, but who had not acquired that extensive "wledge which those who were at the head of the Greek rez

lie were poflefled of, and with whom Philip had particular anections in his youth.

It is with reason the Greeks boast of the eloquence of 1 Bilip; but it was not that kind of eloquence which imposes upon republicans, who are fond of mgenious and sprightly turns, and who fuffer themselves to be seduced by the charms
of a beautiful elocution. It was a species of cloquence which
he had formed himself, nervous, simple, manly, full of reafun
and good sense, the only eloquence fit for kings.

turns,

· Henry the Fourth had not perhaps carefully studied the
works of Demofthenes and Cicero ; indeed he had not time
for this: he had however a true, simple, and persuasive elo-
quence, as appears by his letters and those speeches of his
which are still extant. Both Philip and he excelled in quick
and sprightly repartees. Several of their apothegms and bons
mots are ftill preferved, full of good sense and pleasantry. Tbole
of Henry I have related occasionally ; Philip's may be seen in
the life I have given of him.

- Henry and Philip were instructed in the military art by the
example and counsels of the two greatest captains of their
times, Epaminondas and Coligny, under whom they learned
to obey before they commanded. Both these princes profited
so much by the instructions of their matters, that they were
without dispute the greatest captains of the age they lived in, and
surpassed all those who went before them.

i When Philip mounted the throne of Macedon, he found
his kingdom almost intirely invaded by his neighbours who were
laying it waste, and his Grandees acting in concert with them,
that each might secure to himself a Thare of the provinces.
We have seen in the life of Henry, what the condition of
France was when he came to the crown. The greatest part
- his nobles deserted him, invited foreigners to aliit and support
them, and seized the revenues of the state. But the these
princes, fuperiour to adversity, and founding their hūpes and
their glory upon their courage, boldly attacked their enemies,
beat them in several engagements, and forced them to return to
their allegiance. The victories of Argues and Ivry confounded
the league, as that w.ich Philip gained over Bardillus, King
of the Illyrians, made him master of Macedon, and that at Che-
ronæa, of all Greece.

• One of the noblest qualities these princes were poffia:d
oi, was their attention to make their subjects happy and their
uominions flourish. If their designs were not always crowned
with success, it was because they were not always masters of
thofe circumstances which do not depend upon the power or
foresight of man ; but they never loft light of these glorious ob-
jects. Philip had no sooner driven his foreign enemies from his
dominions, and established the tranquillity of his people, than
he made himself maiter of Amphipolis, a city which belonged
to his predecessors, and which had an excellent harbour. He
ordered feets to be equipped, with which he attacked the Athe.
nians, who had made themselves lords at sea, and obliged them to
give his subjects a share in their commerce.

of

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fcribed, 349.

ed, 323.

fome new properties in Conic V.

fections, 222. AN Swieten, extracts from his WATER-GLASSES, the indelicate Commentaries on Boerhaave,

use of them exposed, 422. 102.

WATSON, Dr, bis account of cer. Violet poetically described, 352. tain preternatural appearances, VIRGIL, a preacher, 540.

on opening the body of an alth.. Voltaire, his remarks on some

matic person, 63. peculiarities in the English lan- Wax, fealing, composition of, 179. guage, žlo. His vindication of Wight, Ille of, poetically de. himself against Lord Lyttleton, 311. His letter in the name of Wilkes, Mr. satirically representGouju the Jesuit, ib. Offers a reward for discovering the aul. WILLIAMS, George, some account thor of a letter said to have been of, 86. printed in the Monthly Review, WINTHORP, Mr, his letter to Mr. 312.

Short, 225. His observations on his Henriad, a fer- the transit of Venus, 226. mon, 541.,

Wives, their subjection to their

husbands, necessity of, 546. W.

Wood, compositions for preservAMPUM belts described, 17

ing, 177 WARBURTON, Bishop, his

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Orick's sermon on propeerage of bishops, 94-99. His contradictory reference to Judge -211. On Pride, 211–214. Hales, 93. His reflection on

On the Levite and his concuDr. Kennicott's design of collata ing the Heb. MSS. anfwered, YOUNG WOMEN, sermons to, 452, 301. His resentment of his being

Defects in their education, 455. compared with Father Harduin, In their dress, 458–462. Scruz ridiculed, 369.

pulosity in the choice of their WARING, Mr. his discovery of companions recommended, 464.

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