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by their interest in the soil, andi by inability to better them• selves.' On their behalf this Appeal is made. They consist chiefly of the heads of parties and of independent families who expected to establish themselves on their several allotments, by the aid of their own funds, or the exertion of their own industry. These two classes are stated to have been by far the most unfortunate, if not the exclusive sufferers, by the result of the emigration; as the mechanics and labourers found sufficient and profitable employment on the locations, so long as the funds of the superior settlers lasted, and then gradually abandoned the settlement. These remaining settlers

' were men of some property and of adventurous spirit, who came out under an agreement with their mother country to colonize an important position in the Cape settlement. They have made zealous and persevering exertions to effect that object, but have been depressed by unforeseen obstacles, and overwhelmed by a continued series of unsurmountable disasters. They were mistaken, many of them, doubtless,'in giving credit to too flattering accounts of the character and capabilities of the country; but not more culpably mistaken than the Government, that partly countenanced these accounts, and sent them to colonize it upon an injudicious and ill-concerted plan. They have exhausted their strength and resources in prosecuting the impracticable task assigned them, of rendering the Zuureveld exclusively an agricultural settlement with a dense English population. And though the meagre soil and precarious climate of Albany were amply sufficient to battle that attempt, yet they might possibly, with the support of a liberal government have 'retrieved, in some measure, their prosperity, by turning their attention more to pasturage, upon some system of extended allotments, had not Providence seen it meet to afflict them with four successive seasons of unprecedented failure in the crops, and crowned their calamities by the late destructive storm or hurricane. Their means are now utterly wasted, and their spirits quite depressed and broken. Their lands, hitherto almost un

' productive and altogether unsufficient in extent, are moreover mort. gaged to the colonial government for the stores and rations formerly supplied, and more recently, in some cases, as I understand, foe money advanced to relieve their extreme necessities."

Mr. Pringle represents, that if the Government and the public would combine to lend them a helping hand in this emergency, their re-establishment and eventual prosperity are by no means hopeless. For further information on this point, we must refer our readers to the volume itself.

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Aaron, tomb of, 29.
Absentees, English, at Geneva, M. Simond's

representation of, 325, et seq.
Adam's, the Rev. Thomas, works, and

private thoughts on religion, 182, et
seq. ; his first religious impressions,
182 ; his earnest desire to acquire a
correct knowledge of evangelical truth,
ib. ; works published during his life,
183; remarks on expository preach-
ing, 183, 4; specimens for the author's
expository remarks, 185, 6; character

of his private thoughts, 187.
Album, the climbing boy's, 588, et seq.
Andrew's Hebrew Grammar and Dic.

tionary, without points, 261, et seq. ;
author's opinion of the origin of cer-
tain Hebrew letters, 262; design of
building the tower of Babel, ib., his
opinion of the age of the Septuagint,
263; Adam proved to have lived
fifteen years a naturalist, before the
formation of Eve, ib. ; author's curi-
ous definition of some Hebrew words,
263; specimens of amended transla-
tions of the authorized version of the

Bible, 264.
April, an ode to, by Sir Aubrey de Vere

Hunt, 167, 8.
Arabat Matfooner, lemple at, 10, 11.
Aristides's picture of a besieged town,

description of, 452.
Armada, temple of, interior of its sancluary,

Asb, large one, in Lochaber church-

yard, 181; see Phillips's Sylva.
Assouan, (Syene) granitic quarries at, 9.
Baker's history and antiquities of

Northamptonshire, 125, et seq. ; que
thor's outline of his plan, 125, 6; inci-
dents illustrative of ancient castoms,
127, 8; quakers begin to bury in
gardens, &c. 128; the Rev. L. Free-
man's remarkable orders respecting
the disposal of his dead body, ib.;
Holdenby house, the residence of
Charles I., after the battle of Naseby,
ib. ; order for the king's household, sere

vanls and expenses, 129, 30; his recep-
tion at Holdenby, 130, 1; Major Bos-
ville detected in attempting to convey
letlers to the king, 131; subsequent
failure of Mrs. Cave to deliver a letter
in cipher, 131, 2; abduction of the king

by Cornel Joyce, 132, &c.
Bakewell's travels in the Tarentaise,

among the Grecian and Pennine Alps,
&c. 306, et seq. ; description of the
city of Geneda, 316, et seq. ; singular
circumstance in the early life of Rousseau,
317; morals of the Genevese, 318; 80-
ciétés des Dimanches, 319, 20; defence
of the Gencoese against the charge of
parsimony, 321; prevalence of suicide
among the Genevese, ib.; pride the
prevailing cause of it, 321, 2; gross
misrepresentation in regard to eccle-

siastical affairs at Geneva, 323.
Berne, account of ils government, state of

morals, 8c. 309.
Bible association at Jaffna, consisting wholly

of natives, 248.
Bicêtre, dungeons of the, 42.
Bichuana tribe, description of, 505; their

religion, 506 ; singular custom prevail.
ing among them, ib.
Biography and obituary, annual, for

1824, 366, et seq. ; principal subjects
of the present volume, 367; detail of
the principal circumstances in the life

of Robert Bloomfield, ib. el seq.
Birt's summary of the principles and

history of popery, 408, et seq. ; al-
tered feeling of the public in regard
to popery, 408, 9; probable causes
of it, 409, 10; active zeal of the pa-
pists in the present day, 411; absur-
dity of the claim of the Romish church to
the appellation of catholic exposed, 41% ;
the church of Rome a political establish-
ment, 413; ils revenue, and mode of
raising it, ib.
Bivouac, lively description of one, 148,

Bloomfield, detail of the principal circum-

stances of his life, 367, el seg.

lish army,

Bones of St. Ursula, and of her eleven

thousand British virgins, 468.
Botany, first steps to, 379, el seg.
Bowring's Batavian Anthology, 272, et

seq. ; specimen from Anna Byns, in the
sirleenih century, -273, 4; jeu d'esprit,
by Jacob Cals, 274; poems by Gerbrand
Brederode, ib, el seg. ; the hundred and
thirty-third psalm, by Rafael Kamphuy-
zen, 277, 8; chorus from a tragedy of
Joost Van den Vondel, 278,9; poem of
Jeremias de Decker, 279.

specimens of the Russian
poets, 59, et seq.; remarks on the poetry
of Russia, 59, 60; specimens of Russian
national songs, 61, 2; Moskva rescued,
63, &c.; song of the good Tsar, 66, 7;

the farewell, 67, 8; love in a boat, 68, 9.
Boyd, massacre of its crew, at New

Zealand, probable cause of, 159.
Brown's memoirs of the public and pri-

vate life of John Howard, the philan-
thropist, 414, et seq. ; Dr. Aikin's de-
fence of Howard's conduct to his fa-
mily, 415; early life of Howard,
415, 16; quits England for Franee, &c.
416; his laste for the fine arts, ib. ; his
noble sacrifice of taste to Christian
benevolence, 417; his attachment to the
pleasures of home, 418; description of
his house and grounds at Cardinglon, ib.;
his favourite writers, 420; his ill state
of health on his return from the con-
tinent, ib., his marriage, death of
His wife, ib; embarks for Lisbon, but
is captured, and imprisoned at Brest,
421; returns to England and resides
at Cardington, ib. ; his second mar-
riage, birth of his son, and death of
his wife, ib.; his devoted allachment to
his wife, 421, 2; revisits the continent
with the intention of spending the
winter in Italy, 422; his pious reasons
for allering his plan, ib. ; again returns
to Cardinglon, and employs himself in
meliorating the state of the poor, 424;
is appointed high sheriff of Bedford.
shire, 426; his consequent intervieso
with Lord Chancellor Bathurst, ib. ; rise
of his exertions in behalf of misery
and wretchedues, 427; countries
visited by him, 428; his extreme
diffidence on publishing his papers, ib. ;
curious incident attending his visit to
a content in Prague, 430; remark-
able instances of his influence over the
minds of convicted persons visited by
him, 431, 2; his character as a fa-
ther, and remarks on the state of bis
800, 432; his death, ib. ; his tablet

in Cardington Church, prepared the
his orders, prior to quitting the king.

dom on his last journey, 432.
Buchannan, his name revered by the

Syrian clergy, 253.
Budhuism, its comparatively inoffensive

natare, 438, 9; its probable cortep-
tion from a purer faith, ib. ; last ir-
carnalion of Buchu, 459, 40; progress
and corruption of Budhuism, 441;
Wihárees or Budhu temples, ib. ; image
of Budhu, ib. ; his took the palladium
of the kingdom, 442; taken by the Bti-

Burchell's travels in the interior of

Southern Africa, 493, et seq. ; his hos-
tility to the missionaries, 493; large
ostrich nest, 493, 4 ; mode of dressing
the eggs, 494; treatment of the women
among the bushmen, 495, 6; their mode
of dancing, 496; two rhinoceroses
shot, ib.; author crosses the Snor
Mountains, ib. ; is kindly attended by
Npr. and Mrs. Kicherer, while sufferiog
from fever, ib.; unexpectedly en-
counters two lions, 497, 8; angry af
his cool reception by the missionaries et
Klaarwater, 499; Sibilo, a mineral
powder used for ornamenting the per-
sons of the natives, 501; author
passes the Kamhanni mountains,
which separate the Hottentot and

ib. ; arrives at Littakuu,
( Lallakoo,) 501; his interview with Mal-
tiri and other chiefs of the Dachapins, 502,
el seq. ; turns portrait painter, ibi;
surprise of the natives, on seeing the
drawing, 505; extent, Population,
&c. of Litakun, ib. ; Bichuana tribe,
505, 6; their religion, 506 ; singular

custom prevalent among them, ib.
Burder's, (H.F.) lectures on the pleasnres

of religion, 54, el seq. ; subjects of the
lectures, 56 ; plan of the first lecture,
56, 7; on the spirit of benevolence, ib. ;
support in the prospect of dendir, 57, 8.

mental discipline, 446,
el seg.; design and plan of the work,
446. 7; maxins, 467; amplification of
the eighteenth maxim, on the autication
of Christian zeal for the general interests

of true religion, 447, 8.
Burgos, disastrous siege of, 153, 4 ; retreat

from il, 154, 5.
Burns's plurality of offices in the church

of Scotland examined, 463, et seq. ;-atl
secular engagements of a pastor con=1
sidered by the author as a sort of
pluralities, ih, ; case of St. Paul zurking

Kaffer races,

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