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A. Adresse d'un Constitutionel aux Constitutionels, 261. See French
Parties. Africa, eastern coast of, not well known, 342; errors Malte Brun bas fallen into respecting the coast north of Zanzibar, ib.; Government of Bombay sent, in 1811, experienced officers to explore it, the results of their mission, 343 ; the English Government, in 1822, sent Captain Owen on the like purpose, ib.; means by which the writer of the article procured the necessary information, 345; sketch of the course of the river Lufígy, with the appearance of the country, 345—347; source from whence it proceeds, 347 ; three rivers said to arise from lake Marari, ib. ; geographical situation of the lake, its length and breadth, 348, 349; comparative civilisation of the inhabitants, and their character, 349, 350, and 352; comment on the general received opinion, that the natives are all negroes, 350, 351; contrast between the M'iáos and the Movízas, 351, 352; the commerce and political condition, as described by Arrian, is nearly akin to what exists at this present time, 352—354 ; is nominally under the control of the Sultan of Muscat, 354, 355 ; sketch of the attempt he made to secure parts of the coast, 355—358; description of the fleet of dows engaged in the coasting trade, 359; merchandise carried on principally by the Arabs, 359, 360; sketch of the coast, to show that the Arabs have a wide and easy access to the interior of, 360, 361; the best rivers for exploring, so as to extend commercial enterprise, 362, 363 ; admirable situation of the island of Socotra for a general entrepôt, 363; coal is found in abundance in Madagascar ; value of, for the promo
tion of steam navigation to India, 363, 364. Americans impressed with the ideas that, because their literature is not
sufficiently praised, the British public are actuated by national jealousy,
21-25, American Poetry differs little from the character of British poetry, 25—27;
displays talent, taste, and sensibility, 27 ; no great poet has yet made his appearance, 27, 28; character of Brainard's poetry, with extracts, 28—30; Bryant's poetry more remarkable for tenderness and delicacy tban for power-specimens of, 30—33 ; Dana possesses greater power than Bryant, but is more unequal, 33; his • Little Beach Bird,' 33, 34 ; specimens from Percival's poetry, 34–36; Longfellow's, 36,
37; from Willis's, 37; from Flint's, 38, 39. America-No person holding a public office can have a seat in the legislature of, 42, 43.
Mrs Butler's Journal, being principally sketches of. See Butler.
less freedom of discussion allowed in, than any country, 391–393,
Arago (M.), Des Cometes en général, &c. par, 82 ; leans to the opinion
that some of the comets have a solid nucleus within their nebulous matter, 114 ; his views as to the number of comets connected with our system, 118–120 ; proposes to decide, whether the brightest comets would be invisible beyond the orbit of Jupiter, 122, 123; sifts the supposed connexion between the temperature of the earth and the appearance of
comets, 126. Arctic Regions, Ross's voyage to the. See Ross. Aristocracy of England - Thoughts on the, by Isaac Tomkins. See
Tomkins. Aristophanes, the Acharnenses of, with critical and explanatory notes by
T. Mitchell, 323; little respect paid to it by literary persons, 323, 324 ; the public indebted to Mr Mitchell for bringing it forward,
324. See Mitchell. Association, Law of, opinions entertained on, by Reid, Stewart, Brown,
Young, and Mill, 57, 58. Astronomy, the grandeur and importance of, 82—84; the solar system,
and the cause of its stability, 84, 85; comets not properly understood
until the discoveries of Newton, 86. See Comets. Athenians, character of the, 325—327; comparison between, and the
B. Baine's (Edward, Jun.) history of the cotton manufacture in Great
Britain. See Manufactures. Bannatyne Club, valuable effects resulting from it, 407. Bentham (Jeremy), Deontology; or, the Science of Morality, by, 365;
teaches that we are only susceptible of pleasures and pains, physical or intellectual,' 365, 366 ; maintains that man cannot discriminate between right or wrong, vice or virtue, 366—368; classification of the sources from whence, he states, proceed our felicitous or unhappy feelings, 368 ; analysis of his doctrines, 368—372; allows that we are responsible in a future state for our actions here, 373, 374; Mr B.'s answer to the question, · What is gained in the science of ethics by the doctrine of utility ?' 374—376 ; also, . Whether utility is more prompt and powerful in urging to moral conduct ?' 376, 377; dogmatical in his writings, 378, 379. Bernard (James B.), Review of his Theory of the Constitution compared
with its Practice in Ancient and Modern Times, 1–20. See British
Constitution. Biela's Comet-Account of its discovery and period of its revolution, 109;
the orbit in wbich it moves, 112. Booth (Sir Felix), undertakes the whole expense of Captain Ross's voy
Boteler (Captain Thomas), voyage of discovery to Africa and Arabia
, 342; is little else than a second edition of Captain Owen's narrative,
344. See Africa. Brewster (Sir David), evidence before the House of Commons relative to
the illumination by hammered reflectors, and the system by lenses as suggested by himself, 233. See Lighthouses. Britain (Great), population of, 161.