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immediate cause of, 506- progress
of, 507 authorities for the histo-
ry of, 508.
not the result of a con-
spiracy, 509- lesson taught by,
Sicily, history of, in the 13th century,
501 the throne of, sold by the
pope, 502- Charles of Anjou
made king of, 503- tyranny exer-
cised over, 504-rebellion in, 506.
Sketches of Modern Literature, by
George Gilfillan, reviewed, 273.
Smith, Adam, Brougham's life of,
67-Theory of Moral Sentiments
by, 68 becomes acquainted with
Quesnay, 69-his Wealth of Na-
tions, ib. his habits of mind, 70
kindness of his affections, 71-
religious opinions of, 72.
Smith, William, Memoir of Fichte
by, noticed, 263.
Sobieski, Princess Clementine, mar-
ries the Pretender, 34.
Somerset, Duke of, treatment of Ad-
dison by, 331.
Songs of the Sea, by E. Sargent, re-
Sparks, Jared, Library of Biography
Spectator, The, establishment of, 347.
Spence's Anecdotes, stories against
Addison in, 319.
Stahl, theory of phlogiston by, 74.
Statesmen of America, by Mrs. Mau-
ry, noticed, 513.
Steele, thoughtless and inconsistent
character of, 322- befriended by
Addison, 338-Swift's complaint
of, 342-publishes The Tatler,
344- tone of his writings, 346
establishes the Spectator, 347-
and the Guardian, 349-political
squabbles of, 350 quarrels with
Stirling, William Alexander, Earl
of, W. A. Duer's Life of, review-
ed, 435 parentage and military
education of, 436 claims the
earldom of Stirling, 437
for his landed inheritance, 438-
his title to the peerage confirmed
by a jury, 439-returns to Amer-
ica, ib. his letters to Lord Bute,
440- - a patron of learning and ed-
ucation, 441 - his employments
in New Jersey, 442-writes to
Lord Shelburne, ib. - adopts the
cause of the Colonies, 444-joins
the Revolutionary army, 445 –
his measures for defending New
Jersey, 446 captures a British
York, 448 in the battle on
Long Island, 449 captured, 450
exchanged, 451-in the battle
of Brandywine, 452-of German.
town, ib. -on attacking Philadel
phia, 453. exposes Conway's ca-
bal, 454 in the battle of Mon-
mouth, 455 attacks Staten
Island, 456- commands at the
- death and character
Story, William W., Poems by, re-
viewed, 402 merits and faults
cited, 427 least suc-
cessful when most ambitious, 428.
Strauss, blunders in the theory of,
Taylor, J. Bayard, Views afoot in
Europe by, reviewed, 483-ener-
gy and independence of, 484
makes no complaints, 485— man-
ly style of, 490-poems of, 491
sees Ireland and Scotland, 492
on the Continent, 493 at Hei-
delberg, 494 on German cus-
toms, 495 travels through Ger-
many, 496 and Switzerland,
497 and Italy, 498
Technical words introduced into dic-
Walpole, Sir Robert, on taxing Amer-
Walsh, the Jacobite, carries Charles
Edward to Scotland, 7.
Warburton, Eliot, Hochelaga edited
by, reviewed, 237 - travels in the
East by, 238 on peace or war be-
tween England and America, 239
-on Niagara, 240 – on American
manners, 242 severe but dis-
criminating, 243-on Burgoyne's
expedition, 244 – on the aspect of
New York, 245-and of Phila-
delphia, 246 at Washington, 248
at Boston, 249 - at the Pilgrim
Festival, 250-on life in America,
251- - on American oratory, 252 -
his work commended, 254.
Washington, Gibbs's Memoirs of the
Administration of, reviewed, 161
- high character of the party of,
164 source of the opposition to,
165 Conway's cabal against,
Washington city, Warburton's ac-
count of, 248.
Wealth of Nations, Smith's Inquiry
into the, 69.
Webster, Dr., does not discourage
neologisms, 180-his dictionary
abridged by Worcester, 190- -the
oretical innovations of, 195 — fa-
vors changes in orthography, 204
Wharton, Marquis of, character of,
Whig Examiner, by Addison, 342.
Wolcott, Oliver, the papers of, edited
by George Gibbs, reviewed, 161 —
his parentage and character, ib. -
early life of, 162
- made Secretary
of the Treasury, 163-letter of the
father of, quoted, 165 - Hamilton's
letter to, 174.
Wolcott, Roger, services of, 161.
Wolfe, General, fights under Hawley
at Falkirk, 32- humanity of, 42.
Worcester, Joseph E., Universal Dic-
tionary by, reviewed, 179- pre-
vious lexicographical labors of,
187-improvements on Todd's
Johnson made by, 188- on ortho-
epy, 189-Comprehensive Dic-
tionary by, 190 cited, 191
multitude of words added by, 192
- follows usage as his law, 195.
on pronunciation, 196 key to
vowel sounds by, 197 on the
sounds of e, 198 - on the other
vowel sounds, 199 on the indis-
tinct vowels, 200- on orthogra
phy, 204 on etymology and defi-
nitions, 207-high merit of his
Wordsworth, worship of nature by,
Y, sounds of the vowel, 199.