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procure at least twentyone volumes in order to obtain a perusal of the four writers of the first class. Besides, that many of the plays contained in those collections seldom engage the attention of the reader, there are a number in which it would be desirable, that many scenes were omitted. In a word, it is very seldom that those who read French, with a view to study the literature of that language, attempt to read more than ten or twelve plays. Those are now offered to the public with the addition of one or two plays of other eminent authors, and notes explanatory of idioms, local allusions, &c. It is intended, that the collection shall contain Le Cid, Les Horaces, and Cinna, of Corneille ; Andromaque, Iphigénie, and Athalie, of Racine ; Zaire, Mérope, and Mahomet of Voltaire; Le Misanthrope and Tartuffe, of Moliere ; Le Légataire Universel of Regnard ; La Métromanie of Piron; and possibly L'Avare of Molière. This last will be added if the size of the volume should permit it.'

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INDEX

TO THE

TWENTYSECOND VOLUME

OF THE

NORTH AMERICAN REVIEW.

Adair, his work on the descent of to little known, ib._situation,

the Indians from the ten tribes, extent, and ancient history,
58.

412_climate and productions,
Adam's Latin Grammar, by Gould, 413—history in the 16th cen-
noticed and comm

mmended, 228. tury, 413, 414—form of govern-
Adams, John, his account of the ment, a military republic, 415
preparation of the Declaration

the divan exists only in name,
of Independence, 386.

ib.—dependence on the Otto-
Adams, J. Q. his epitaph on Josiah man Porte, 416-election of
Quincy, Jr, 208.

Dey, ib.-division into three
Adams, Nathaniel, his Annals of provinces, governed by Beys,
Portsmouth, noticed, 215.

417-principal officers are for
Adams, Robert, his impositions eigners, ib.---the Janissaries,

respecting the interior of Afri- 417, 418—depredations on A-

ca, 108--where detected, ib. merican commerce, 419—treaty
Adams, Samuel, moves for com- formed, 420-at what expense,

mittees of correspondence, 381, 421-broken by the Dey, and
382, note--his letters, 382.

war declared, ib. peace of
Adelung, his survey of the Indian 1815, 422–city of, described,

languages unsatisfactory, 83— 423—bombarded by the English
geographical divisions errone- and Dutch fleets, ib.—causes of
ous, as well as names of tribes, its wealth, 424–seminaries of
84- -errors specified, 84 to learning, 426—Jews, 427-other
87.

inhabitants, 428.
Æschylus, his character by Perci. Alliance of the republics of South
val, 323.

America, a most important meas-
Algiers, Sketches of, by William ure, 164-matured by Bolivar,
Shaler, reviewed, 409-hither- 165-his circular, ib.-quoted,
FOL. XXII. -No. 51.

62

man, 440.

166-preliminary measures, ib. Antiquities of aboriginal America,

-its objects, 167—to secure 70.
the independence of the states Arabs, Algerine, 428.
against Spain, 168—against the Atlantic Souvenir, noticed, 444–
holy alliance, 169-against Bra- an imitation of the German year
zil, 170—to secure permanent books, ib.-indicates and pro-
peace, 171—to guaranty the se- motes a growing taste, 445–
curity of the governments, 172 beautifully published, ib. its
-influence on commerce, 173_ contents, ib.
subjects of attention in the con- Augustin, 412.
gress, ib.-inexpedient for the Autumnal Hymn of the Husband-
United States to join, 174-yet
representatives might well be
present, ib.

B.
Allston, extract from Percival's Bacon, Lord, on attendance of

poem in his praise, 324-influ- courts, 27-remarks on improve-
ence of his works, 326.

ment in laws, 253-quoted, 258.
American continent, aboriginal an- Bainbridge and Decatur, command

tiquities of, 70-animals peculiar an expedition against Algiers,
to, 124–claims of the Europe- 422.

ans to the possession of, 461. Baltic sea, duties levied on ships
American philosophical society, its entering, 457.

history and objects, 1-distin- Banks and currency of New Eng-
guished members, 2-second land, Remarks on, noticed,467-
vol. of Transactions reviewed, 3 course of exchange between the
-Dr Drake's geological ac- Boston and the country banks,
count of the valley of Ohio, ib. 468-operation of the allied
-quoted, 6–Mr Hamilton on banks, 469,
navigating the Gulf stream by Barbarossa, two brothers, pirates,
the thermometer, 7-Hassler's 413-seize the power of Algiers,
survey of the coast of the United

414.
States, 9--Wallenstein's meteo- Barbary States, their existence a
rological observations at Wash- disgrace to the civilized nations,
ington, 9-language of the Ber- 410—their savage policy, 411-
bers, 11-researches respecting needlessly submitted to by the

the North American Indians, 64. Christian states, ib.
American Revolution, served to Barometer, its possible connexion

excite and call forth talent, 375 with magnetism and electricity,
-distinguished inen appeared 10.
in every part of the country, 377 Barre, Colonel, 200-reason for
their biography should be writ- his conduct in relation to the
ten, ib.-history of yet to be Boston port bill, 201,
written, 399

-importance of Berbers, their language, whether
preserving the MSS. of the lead-

original, or a remnant of the old
ing men, ib.-greatness and in- Punic, 11-their residence, 429.
terest of the theme, ib.

Biscaries of Algiers, 428.
Animals, peculiar to the old con- Blank verse, importance of rigidly

tinent, 124-to the new, 126- observing the laws of its me-
to New Holland, ib.-to the chanical construction, 331-its
arctic regions, ib.-remarks of rhythm illustrated by reference
Dr Prichard, ib.

to music, 332-not rhetorical,
ib. its capacities, ib. Burke's Choteau, his letter concerning J.

remark respecting it, 333. D. Hunter, 106.
Blunt, Joseph, his Historical Sketch Cicero, 35.

of the formation of the Confedera- Civil law, has imparted a spirit of
cy, noticed 460.

strict morality to the laws of in-
Bolivar, his remark respecting the surance and the courts of equity,
Congress at Panama, 164.

260—its doctrines sometimes too
Boston Port Bill, measures in Vir- high and refined for practical

ginia occasioned by, 383-Col. use, 268-its wide spread influ-
Barre's conduct respecting it,

ence, 269.
201.

Civilisation, in what it consists,
Boston Resolutions past, Sept. 12, 336.
1768, 184.

Claim of France on the United
Braddock, Gen. 379.

States, its origin and amount,
Brazil, nature of its government 147-renounced, 148.

likely to render it troublesome Claims on Denmark, stated by Mr
to the neighboring states, 170. Cushing, 456-history of the
Bryant, W. C. his contributions spoliations, 456, 457-Mr Ery-
to the U. S. Literary Gazette,

ing's mission, ib.
432—his character as a poet, ib. Claims for French spoliations, their
his love of nature, and his great amount, 136— divided into
simplicity, 433.his works not two classes, 137—those exclud-
hasty and incomplete, ib.--their ed from the Louisiana conven-
spirit pure, 434--his Murdered tion, 137—under decree of 9th
Traveller, quoted, ib.--his Hymn, May 1793, 137—twice revoked,
436.

and finally restored, 138-em-
Buffon, on the animals of the two bargo at Bordeaux, 139–Mr
continents, 125.

Monroe appoints an agent, who
Bunker Hill Battle, Mr Swett's reports, 139–obtains partial re-

notes to his history of, 465–-an- lief, 140-new decree, of 2d
ecdotes respecting Gen. Put- July 1796, 141-decree of the
nam's conduct, 465, 466.

Directory to the Windward Isl-
Burke, his remark respecting blank ands, 141-case of the Patty,
verse controverted, 333.

142_decree of 27th November,
Buxtorf's assertion, respecting the 142—other decrees, and their
integrity of the sacred text, 311, oppressive operation, 143-case

of Capt. Martin, ib. negotia-
C.

tions, 144-convention of 1800,
Camden, speech in favor of Amer- 146--mutual renunciation of
ica, 202

claims between France and the
Canals, in the state of Ohio, 459. United States, 147-origin and
Catholic Froquois, by the author of nature of the claim on the U.
Redwood, 446.

States, 147-application to Con-
Charles V. in Barbary, 414.

gress by American citizens for
Charlevoix, his acounts of the In- relief, in 1802, 148-in 1807,

dian tribes, 58-quoted, 67. 149–in 1818, and 1822, 150
Chatham, 202–Quincy's report of under more favorable circum-
his speech, 202.

stances in 1823, '24, 151-argu-
Chemical Philosophy, Dana's Epit- ments against the claim consid-
ome of, 455.

ered, 152—redress not sought
Chinese language, unchanged for by war, 152—character of the
two thousand years, 290.

hostilities of 1798, 152argu.

ment that the claim was worth- 260-incongruities in the sys-
less, answered, 154-not worth- tem of England and the United
less, 155 to 157–compared with States, and difficulty of recon-
the Spanish claim, 157--value ciling them, 261-common law
set upon it by the governments and courts of equity, 262, 263-
of both countries, 158.

doctrine of insurance, 264-dif-
Clark, Gen. W. his letter con- ference between the law in this

cerning J. D. Hunter, 105. case, and in the case of other
Clinion, De Witt, his discourse on bargains, 265---illustrated by

the history of the Iroquois, 60. example, 266- doctrine of the
Clymer, Geo. 190.

civil law and French code re-
Colombia, form of government, 462 specting warranty, concealment,

- will probably be changed from and inadequacy of price, 267–
the central to the federal, 463 the reverse of the English, 268
history of, prepared for publica- --quaint expressions of the
tion, 464.

Scotch law, ib.--Mr Verplanck's
Committees of Correspondence, at doctrine respecting price, 270-

the commencement of the Amer- and when and how far may posi-

ican revolution, 381, 382, note. tive law differ from the strict
Common law of England, its origin honesty and good faith required

and character, 261--remarks of a by conscience, 271.
French writer, quoted by Bar- Convention with France, of 1800,
rington, 262, note.

146, 157,
Confucius, 290.

Cook, Capt. James, 335.o-particu-
Congress at Panama, suggested lars of his death, as related by

by Bolivar, 165-how constitut- the natives of Hawaii, 345-la-
ed, 166—its objects, 167—sub- mented and worshipped by the
jects to be discussed, 173. See islanders, ib. i
Alliance.

Counsel, in certain cases, not al-
Congress of U. States, register of lowed to the accused in Eng-

debates in, by Gales & Seaton, land, 254.
224.

Crawford, Col his reported con-
Constitution of the U. States, ex- versation with Wingenund, 72.

tends the principle of represen- Cub's new and practical System
tation to the executive and ju- \ for Translating the Spanish Lane
dicial, as well as the legislative guage, recommended, 451.
branch, 446—hence secures the Cushing, C. Examination of the
highest advantages of the re- claims of the United States on
presentative system, 447 --oper- Denmark noticed, 456.
ation of that part which relates Cuvier, 123-success of his inves-
to the election of President, 448 tigations in natural history, 132
of that which relates to the likely to mislead ordinary men,
treatymaking power, 449-to 133.
transfer of allegiance, ib.to
internal improvement, ib.-writ

D.
of habeas corpus, 450-works Dana's, J. F. Epitome of Chemical
on the constitution recommend- Philosophy, noticed, 455.
ed, ib.

Dane, his MS. reports, 181.
Contracts, Verplanck's essay on Danté, 323.

the doctrines of, 253–confusion Dawes, Mr, his lines entitled The
and uncertainty in the subject, Spirit of Beauty, quoted, 441.

he is reported

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