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Lectures on the Liturgy.-Lecture IV.-The Creed, part I.-Practice must agree with
belief in religion, 520-origin of Creeds, ib.-Creeds used in our Church, ib.-
Nicene Creed, ib.-Athanasian, 521-Apostles', 522-grounds of belief in the exist-
ence of God the Father, ib.-the Son, 524-and Holy Ghost, 525-in the incar-
nation, sufferings, death, and resurrection of Christ, ib.

On Modern Infidelity, by Hall.-Infidelity and apostacy foretold in the New Testa-
ment, 528-infidelity cannot last long, ib.-destroys itself by comparison of
doctrines and effects with Christianity, ib.-Religion not to be used as a political
engine, 529-it is an individual more than a public consideration, ib.-Christianity
prohibits no innocent pleasures, 530-true religion evidently on the increase, ib.

Letter from Mr. J. Burdett, written six days before his execution, 531-535.

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Life and Character of Alfred the Great.-Enumeration of those actions which entitle

him to the appellation of Great, 17-birth-place, ib.-first impulse to his patriotic

spirit imparted by his mother, ib.-also influenced by his visits to Rome, 18-

ascension to the throne, ib.-first action with the Danes, ib.-driven from his

throne by the new invaders of England, ib.-becomes a cowherd, ib.-compelled

to perform menial offices, ib.-subjected to the ill-humour of a peasant's wife,

ib.-retires with some friends to the fens, 19-enters the Danish camp in disguise,

ib.-meets his friends in Selwood Forest, and is victorious in an action with the

Danes, ib.-rebuilds his ruined cities, ib.-establishes an army and a navy, ib.-

his division of time, ib.-account of the civil institutions which he established, 20-

death of Alfred, 22.

Of the British Constitution.-Notice of Archdeacon Paley, 22-Government of

England, how divided, ib.-provisions of the British Constitution, ib.-taxation and

punishment, 24-confinement, 25-habeas corpus, ib.-statutes relative to high

treason, ib.-balance of the Constitution explained, ib.-balance of interest de-

scribed, 26.

On the Expression of Public Opinion, in Great Britain.-Intention of the late Act to
prevent seditious meetings, 27-necessity for such a measure, 28-Mons. Cottu's
opinion of the privileges enjoyed by the people of this country, ib.

Essay on Peace, by Lord Clarendon, 29-Beauty and advantages of peace, 30-

Opinion of Cæsar on peace, ib.

Description of Britain, by Thomson.-Notice of the Author, 32.

Some Particulars of the famous Battle of Blenheim.—The Duke of Marlborough obtains

permission from the States General to march into Germany, 117-his celebrated

march from Flanders to the Danube, 118-recrosses the Danube, and joins Prince

Eugene, ib.-instance of Marlborough's presence of mind, 119-Marshal Tallard

surrenders himself, 120-the troops in Blenheim surrender to Gen. Churchill, ib.

-important effects of the battle of Blenheim, ib.-subsequent behaviour of Marl-

borough, 121.

Character of Lord Viscount Falkland, Secretary of State to King Charles I.-Lord

Falkland killed at the battle of Newbury, 121-his previous good fortune, ib.-

his motives for consenting to become Secretary of State, 122-his courage and

humanity at the battle of Edgehill, 123-his cheerfulness of mind destroyed by

the civil war, ib.-his bravery and death, 124.

On National Education.-The importance of extending education to the poorer

classes defended, 125-public commotions arise from ignorance in the people,

proved by history, ib.-superiority of the present system of National Education

pointed out, 126-importance of a due attention to the characters of the teachers, 127.

On the Means of Preventing Offences, by Sir W. Blackstone.-Notice of Sir W.

Blackstone, 127-superiority of preventive justice to punishing justice, 128-law

respecting sureties, ib.-difference between recognizances for keeping the peace

and those for good behaviour, 130

Scene between Henry V. and the Lord Chief Justice, from Shakspeare.-Notice of

William Shakspeare, 131

Conversation on the Times, between Colonel English and Corporal Kent, 169.

On Canals.-Great advantage of canals, 173-England indebted to Mr. Brindley, for

his ingenuity in the construction of canals, 174-canal across the Irwell, ib.-Trent

and Mersey Canal, ib.-death of Brindley, 175.

On Capital Punishments.-Methods of administering penal justice, 177-considera-

tions on the prerogative of pardon, 178-aggravations which guide in the selection

for punishment, 179.

Influence of Christianity on the Condition of the Labouring Classes, by Bernard.-Notice
of Sir Thomas Bernard, 179-effects of Christianity in ameliorating the horrors of
war, ib.-abolition of slavery induced by Christianity, 180-torture abolished from
every Christian state, ib.-superior humanity of criminal proceedings in modern
times, 181-decrease of child-murder, ib.-superiority of Christian charity, ib.

The Tombs of Nelson and Pitt, by Sir Walter Scott.-Notice of Sir Walter Scott, 183.

No. V.

On the Poor Laws.-A conversation between Colonel English and Corporal Kent,221.

Naval Victories, No. I.-Sailing of the Brest Fleet, 226-engagement of Rear-

Admiral Pasley, with the Revolutionnaire, ib.-victory of the Ist of June, 227.

On the Division of Labour.-Political Economy a modern science, 227-Adam Smith

the first promulgator of it in this country, 228-labour the real producer of national

wealth, ib.-examples and causes of the division of labour, 229.

Life of John Howard, 230-taken by a French privateer, 231-forms the design of
visiting all the prisons in England, ib.-visits the places of confinement throughout
Europe, ib. dies at Cherson, ib.-influence of Howard's example, 232-state of
prisons in the United Kingdom, ib.

On the Patriotic Songs of Great Britain, 233-Influence of popular songs on national

feeling, 234-spirit of the English navy kept alive by appropriate songs, ib.-

England possessed of a greater number of national songs than any other country,

ib.-Rule Britannia, 235 Britons strike Home, 236-anecdote respecting his late

Majesty, ib.-Ye Mariners of England, 237.

On the Poor Laws-The poor anciently dependent on the Church, or their Lords,

432-the Reformation productive of a famine, ib.-Poor Laws intended for those

only who could not maintain themselves, 433-alarming increase of pauperism, ib.
-design of workhouses, 434-effects of extending relief to paupers at their own
homes, ib.-consequence of giving assistance according to the number in family,
ib.-state of Manchester, 435-superiority of voluntary contributions evinced by
the practice of Scotland, ib.-aversion to parochial aid in Scotland, 436-Mr.
Burke's observations on the scarcity of 1795, ib.-the sudden abolition of the poor
laws impracticable, 437-an improvement in their administration suggested, ib.

Popular Law, No. II.-Nature of Private Acts of Parliament, 439-duty of the

Judges, ib.-the jurisprudence of the kingdom anciently in the ecclesiastics, ib.-

changed at the Conquest, ib.-Court of Chancery, 440- province of the Lord

Chancellor, ib.-duties of the Vice-Chancellor, ib.-Master of the Rolls, ib.-

Court of King's Bench, the supreme court of common law, ib.-Court of Common

Pleas, ib.-Court of Exchequer, established by William I.-right of appeal, 441-

sessions of the peace, ib.-duty of a grand jury, ib.- trial by jury, ib.-mode of
appointing, and duties of, petty juries, ib.

Life of Jonas Hanway.-Establishment of the Marine Society, 444-plan of Mag-

dalen Hospital, ib.-aids in the promotion of Sunday Schools, 445-his exertions

in behalf of chimney-sweepers, îb.-his epitaph, 446

Ulm and Trafalgar, 446.

Popular Law.-No. III.-Juridical division of England by Alfred, 494-changes
therein caused by time and increase of population, ib.-present authority of con-

stables, ib.-persons injured in matters criminal must depose on oath to the nature

and particulars of the offence before warrant can be granted by a justice for ap-

prehension of criminal, 495-in petty offences apprehension only resorted to in the

event of offender disobeying summons to appear, ib.-Judges of King's Bench,

their warrants extend over the whole kingdom, ib.-those of inferior judges must

be backed before execution in a different county from that in which they were

granted, ib.-origin and nature of the appointment of Justices of Peace, 496-

now appointed under the Great Seal, ib.-Quorum, ib.-Chairman at Quarter
Sessions, ib.-qualifications required by law for a Justice of Peace, ib.-Coroner,
his functions, 497-Sheriff or Bailiff, custodier of a county, ib.-manner of his elec
tions, ib,-his duties, ib.

British Heroism, 499,- -Sonnet, To My Country, 499.

On Political Discussions. Increased facilities of procuring information, 536-con-

sequent increase of political curiosity, 537-prevailing error of every man attempt-

ing to decide on public questions without adequate knowledge, 538-Practical

Christianity the great object of education in all ranks, 539-statement of public

duties of the cottager, the artificer, and shopkeeper, the farmer, merchant, and ma-

nufacturer, the nobleman and gentleman, the learned professions, 539, 540-politi-

cal disputes unsuited to the female sex, 541-the proper duties of women, 542.

Naval Victories, No. III.-Admiral Duncan's victory over the French fleet, Oct. 11,
1797, 513-difficulties of Admiral Duncan's situation, 544-dastardly conduct of
Story, the Dutch Admiral, 545-the British Admiral created Baron Duncan.

On Saving Banks.-Superiority of this to any other plan of saving small sums, 546-

their tendency to prevent imprudent marriages, ib.-their inducement to care and

economy in females, ib.-the moral influence of such establishments, ib.

Popular Law, No. IV. On the general privileges of the citizen, 548-Englishman's
chief privilege an equal participation in the laws, 551-slavery therefore unknown
in this country,ib.-liberty secured by the Charter granted by King John, ib.-Bill
of Rights, ib.-laws securing personal liberty, 552-transportation unknown to the
common law, ib.-laws for the security of private property, ib.


Naval Victories, No. IV.-The Battle of the Nile, August 1, 1798, 587-Brueys
moored in Aboukir Bay. ib.-force of both fleets, ib.-memorable conduct and
sayings of Lord Nelson, ib.-description of the battle, 588-dangerous situation of
the Culloden, and other vessels, 589-Lord Nelson wounded, 590-his magnanimous
conduct in the cockpit, ib.-L'Orient takes fire, 591-suspension of the battle
through that event, ib.-recommencement of the action, 592-statement of loss on
both sides, ib.-death of Capt. Westcott, ib.-effects of the victory, ib.
On Benefit Clubs.-Inadequacy of these clubs to the objects they profess, 592-
generally formed upon erroneous calculations, 593-more for the benefit of the
publican than the members, ib.-funds expended on other objects rather than the
relief of members, ib.-illustrated by the example of a benefit club, of 13 years'
standing, ib.—their danger as nurseries of vice, 594-parishes derive little or no
benefit from them, 595-their mischievous tendency in politics and religion, ib.—
exceptions where guided by men of education and principle, ib.

On Civil Obedience, by Pearson.-Notice of the Rev. Hugh Pearson, 595-pretences
for reform have never been wanting, 596-excellence of the institutions of this
country, ib.-our greatest danger arises from licentiousness and tumult, 598-
remedy for disaffection to be found in the diffusion of morality and religion, ib.
Address to the State and Church of England, 599.

Principles of Christian Education.-Notice of Thomas Babington, Esq., 34-necessity
for a parent to be on his guard against his faults and weaknesses when in the bosom
of his family, ib.-parent never to make mere playthings of his children, ib.-
parent should have a child's good rather than his own ease in view,35-in correcting
a fault to look to the heart, 36-parent to be on his guard against the artifices of
children, ib.-necessity for consistency in the management of children, ib.

Exposure to Cold, from Parkinson's Villager's Friend.-Extreme danger of sudden

exposure to cold, 37-cautions to be observed in restoring warmth to the body when

chilled, ib.-attention to the management of clothing necessary, 38.

Hindoo Superstitions, 39.-Notice of James Forbes, Esq., ib.-superstitions of

Pooleahs of Malabar, ib.-abject state of the Parias, ib.-misery of Molungres,

or Salt-boilers, ib.-depravity of Native Courts of Justice in India, 40-Hindoos

not universally depraved, 40-two narratives illustrative of their superstitions, 41.

English Months.-January, 43-difference of commencing the year between ancients
and moderns, ib.-ordinary appearances of January, ib.-winter brings us ac-
quainted more minutely with many living creatures, ib.-torpid state of many
animals during winter, ib.-beneficial effects of snow, 44-lines on the thresher,
from Cowper, ib..

Character of a fair and happy Milkmaid, by Sir Thomas Overbury.-Notice of Over-

bury, 45.

Story of a Betrothed Pair, from Crabbe's Borough, 46 Notice of Mr. Crabbe, ib.

Character of a Happy Life, by Sir Henry Wotton, 48-Notice of Sir Henry Wotton, ib.

No. II.

Life of Sir Matthew Hale, Lord Chief Justice of England, 81-birth-place, ib.—

corrupted by his intercourse with stage players, ib.-engaged in a lawsuit with Sir

William Whitmore, 82-his close study, ib.-reason why he never drank healths, ib.

regularity in his attendance at church, ib.-his acquaintance with Mr. Selden, ib.

his integrity during the rebellion, 83-engaged by all the king's party, ib.-Crom-

well makes him a Judge, ib.-appointed Lord Chief Baron at the Restoration, ib.

-becomes Lord Chief Justice of England, ib.-resigns from ill health, ib.-his joy

at approaching death, ib.-rules observed by him for employment, 84.

Great Fire of London, from Evelyn's Memoirs, 85.-Notice of John Evelyn, Esq., ib,

Funeral of the Fisherman's Son.-An affecting scene of humble life in Scotland, 89.

The Steam Engine, 91-qualities of gunpowder, ib.-defect of gunpowder, water,

and wind, when applied to machinery, ib.-steam engine supplies what was want-

ing in all, 91-variety and extent of its powers, 91-its discovery not made at once,

92-water not elastic, ib.-spoken of by the Marquis of Worcester, ib.-employed

by Captain Savary, in mines, ib.-improved by Mr. Newcomen, ib.-perfected by

Mr. Watt, ib.-notice of Mr. Watt, ib.

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