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bration of independence, 482. Agriculture, was considered by the
French economists as the chief branch of human industry, 325this theory built on an unsound basis, 326--Adam Smith's theory nearly the same, 327-its detects, ib.—Mr Skinner's labors in advancing agriculture, 333—Mr Biddle's Address before the Philadelphia Agricultural Society quoted, 335moral tendency of agricultural pur
suits on a people, 336. Alcavala, an oppressive tax levied on sales and purchases in all the provinces in South America under the Spanish government, 183_its ori
gin, 184–still exists in Mexico, 207. Alfieri, his great care in correcting his
compositions, 359. Allston, a sonnet in compliment of,
47. Almorarifasgo, and other taxes in the
Spanish colonies, 184. Alvarez, his rules of Latin prosody,
476. America, South, importantevents which have happened there during the last twenty years, 158-independence of the Spanish colonies in, 159– message of the king of Spain concerning, 160—Lord Lansdown's motion in the British house of Lords to recognise the independence of, 161-not to be expected that perfectly organised governments are immediately to grow up, 162—the revolution not the explosion of a moment, but the result of a long train of causes, 163—nn royalist party now in the country, ib.-connexion of the South American re
publics with the United States, -government of the country wia under the dominion of Old Spain, ib.—council of the Indies, 166—its character and dignity have been too much exalted, 167-Laws of the Indies, 168—political divisions of South America, and the government of viceroys, 171-Cabildo, 172—Royal Audiences, 173-commercial interests of the colonies, and policy of Old Spain in respect to them, 175--unjust monopolies, 177-contraband trade, 178--boasted decree of free trade, which gave no freedom, 180-duties, exactions, tithes, 183—Alcavala, ib.- Almoxaritazgo, and other oppressive taxes, 18+ duty on paper, 185—imposition practised on the people by the sale of ecclesiastical bulls, 186 -power of the king of Spain over the church in South America, as derived from the bull of Pope Alexander Sixth to Ferdinand and Isabella in the year 1493, and never afterwards withdrawn, 188--bishops and their salaries, 189-superstitious obser.ances to obtain money from the people, 191-discouragement of education, 193—decree suppressing a school in Buenos Ayres, 194, note-imperfect state of the universities and colleges, 194, 195--Inquisition operated as a check to knowledge and intellectual advancement, 196——unhappy con- , dition of the Indians caused by the laxness of the laws and the cruelty of the Spanish governors, 198—the horrors of the mita, as described by Dr Funes, 201-Solorzano's curious account of the mita, and the products of the mines of Potosi, 204, note ineffectual attempts to
palliate the crimes perpetrated in
the Indies, 205. American Farmer, review of the, 325
-character and value of the work, 333--has excited much inquiry among the agriculturists in this
country, 334. American Philosophical Society, cata
logue of the library of, its excellent
purpose and arrangements, 269. Ancients, topical system of the, be
longed to the science of the mind, 6-literature of the, in what respects it differs essentially from that
of the moderns, 314. Anthon, Mr, his elements of Latin
prosody, 474. Ariosto, his narratives complicated
and interrupted, 367–no poet so universally read by the Italians, ib.
-called by his rival Tasso the Homer of Ferrara, 368—first edition of his Orlando Furioso, 359—his birth and early studies, 359, 360— reply of the Cardinal Hyppolito on being presented by him with the first copy of the Orlando Furioso, 360-employed in public service, 361-latter portion of his life passed in comparative retirement, ib. wrote satires and comedies, ib.bis disposition and habits, 362wrote in the oltava rima, 363—his fiction often borrowed from the ancients, 364 beauty of his style, 365—his great work went through six editions during his lifetime, ib. Ascham's pointed remark concerning
the introduction of Italian literature
into England, 338. Aspinasse's Digest, its character and
value, 155. Asylum' for the deaf and dumb at
Hartford, 483. Athens, a poem, reviewed, 47. Audiencias Reales, principal courts of justice in the Spanish colonies, 171
-remarks on by Mr Mendez, 173. Authority, the foundation of the common law, 419-effects of excessive veneration for it, 420.
Bernard, General, his remark on the
instruction of inilitia, 283—his let
ter to General Sumner, 297. Berni's Réfacimento of Bojardo's In
namorato, 355—case of coincidence between him and Shakspeare, 356 -his smaller pieces, 357-his life passed chiefly at Rome, ib.-his
style exceedingly elaborated, 358. Biblioteca Americana, a periodical work in the Spanish language, 168 - its objects and character, 169— translations from it, 169, 170, 173. Biddle, Mr, extracts from his address before the Philadelphia Agricul
tural Society, 335. Blackstone, 411. Bland, judge, cited, 196. Blumenbach on the varieties of the
human race, 405—his arrangement rather the result of convenience
than necessity, 407. Boccaccio, notice of bis Decameron,
68, et seqq.-his birthplace and
ron, 85. Bochart, his work on the animals men
tioned in the scriptures, 88. Boiardo, author of the Italian epic,
Orlando Innamorato, 353-surpas. es all the Italian writers in the ex
hibitions of fancy, 354. Bolivar, his address to the Congress
of Venezuela, quoted, 162.
B. Bacon, his inductive method of rea
soning, 3-distinction between the method itself, and Bacon's interpre
tation of it, ib. Banks, justice and policy of taxing
the capital stock of, 256.
Boileau's commendation of Milton,
339—censure of Tasso, ib. Boston, origin of free schools in, 453—
number of students educated at
them, 455. Brown, his Philosophy of the human
mind reviewed, 1-his mode of dividing the subject, 12-memory the basis of his inquiry, 13-remarks on personal identity, 14—principles of his new classification, 15— his notion of the power of muscular feelings, 17—lays down only two constituent elements in the idea of matter, viz. resistance and extension, 18—does not consider the five senses as adequate in themselves to attain a knowledge of the external world, ib.-strictures on a branch of his theory, 19—process of gaining ideas in infancy, 22his principle that ideas are no other than the mind itself existing in different states, 24—two classes of intellectual states, 27-principles of simple suggestion and relative suggestion, ib.-power of conception, 29- Imagination, 30—nominalists and realists, 34—relation of resemblance, 35relation of coexistence,
40-explanation of abstraction, 41. Bruce, the Abyssinian traveller, 88. Buchanan, Mr, his sketches of the history of the Indians, 463—his work contains some of the best
specimens of Indian eloquence, 464. Bulls, ecclesiastical, immense sales of
under the Spanish government in
South America, 186, 207. Buenos Ayres, school at, suppressed
by the Spanish government, 194,
note. Byron, Jord, anecdote respecting his
Beppo, 337, note--imitated Fortiguerra, 383—disagreeable effect of the union of sentiment and satire in
his Don Juan, 384. Bunker Hill, battle of, 293. Bulow, Marshal, on the mode of car
rying on wars, 292.
Canada, number of newspapers print
ed in, 458-state of literature in, ib. -colleges of, 459—first original novel printed there, ib. Canadian Review, remarks on the,
457—its design and merits, 460. Canning, Mr, his conference with the
French Ambassador, and his frank and noble avowal concerning the
republics of South America, 160. Captive Count, the, translated from
Goethe, 319. Carter, Mr, bis letters on the free
schools of New England, 448—his practical and familiar acquaintance with the subject, 349—statement of the mode in which the free schools are managed in the interior of New England, ib.--his remarks on a late law of Massachusetts respect
ing schools, 451-quoted, 454. Cartier, James, commissioned by the
French king to explore Nova Scotia, and find a place for a colony, 139—discovered the St Lawrence, and ascended as far as Montreal, ib. Celsius, his writings on the plants
mentioned in the scriptures, 87. Chaleur, Bay of, discovered by Car
tier, 139. Chalmers, his mode of preaching, 298. Chaucer, his imitations of Boccaccio,
77, 84. Chile, first printing press established
there, 196. Church in South America, 188—the
pope's power limited, 189--salary of the bishops, ib.-abuses practised by the lower orders of the clergy
on the Indians, 191. Classics, ancient, their value as a
branch of modern learning, 126 models of fine writing, ib.no branch of literary history can be well understood without a knowledge of them, 128--particular reasons why they should be studied in the United States, 129_encourage an enlightened spirit of independence, 130—their strong influence on national character, 131—their utility as a branch of study in drawing out and invigorating the faculties, 133. Clay, Mr, cited, 232, 236, 239-quo
ted, 245. Clinton, De Witt, his discourse con
C. Cabildo, how constituted and the na
ture of its government, 172. Cabot, John and Sebastian, first dis.
coverers of Nova Scotia, 1.38--coasted to a great distance North and South of this country, 139.