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Under these circumstances, it is not surprising that so many persons appealed to Rome, and that those whose expectations had been once deceived should apply a second time under fictitious names. The court of Rome had no inclination to complain of this proceeding, because the issuing of briefs produced immense sums for her coffers. We have already noticed the result of these appeals, and with what bad faith they were declared void after the enormous expence which the appellants had undergone.'

After the expulsion of the Jews, under the inquisitorship of the fanatic Torquemada, processes were first begun to be instituted against the bishops, principalities were transferred, and even kings were excommunicated or dethroned.

The Inquisition now, likewise, extended its hatred to literature and the arts; and Torquemada seemed to experience equal delight in burning men and burning books. In 1490, he caused several Hebrew Bibles to be burnt, and soon afterward six thousand volumes of works were consumed in one Auto-da-, which took place at Salamanca, in the square of St. Stephen, under pretence that they were infected with the 'errors of Judaism, and filled with sorceries, magic, and other superstitious rites and practices. What inestimable works perished on this occasion, on the ground of being dangerous, whose only fault was that they were not understood !'

Calculating the amount of victims of this bloodiest of all the inquisitors, among other authorities, Signor LLORENTE quotes Mariana.

Juan de Mariana asserts, on the authority of antient manu. scripts, that, during the first year of the Inquisition, two thousand persons were burned at Seville, and seventeen thousand underwent à public penitence. I might add, without incurring the charge of exaggeration, that the other tribunals condemned as many in the first year of their establishment, supposing the proportion to be only a tenth part of the other, because the denunciations were much more frequent at Seville than elsewhere.'

Under the auspices of Cardinal Adrian, in the eighteenth century, the horrors of the Inquisition seem to have augmented, and the author again observes;

"On the most moderate computation, it appears that, during the five years of the government of Adrian, twenty-four thousand and five persons were condemned and punished by the Inquisition ; viz. 1600 individuals burnt alive, 560 burnt in effigy, and 21,845 who underwent different punishments : which gives on an average for each year, 324 individuals of the first class, 112 of the second, and 4369 of the third.'

The comprehensive manner in which Don Juan treats bis subject, giving a general history of the Inquisition from its

rise to its downfall, is too often interrupted by a long and
particular display of facts, examples, and details of cases, drawn
out to the utmost stretch of prolixity. Thus the number of
excessive cruelties which he relates, the tedious and disgusting
process of inquisitorial trials, the very mockery of law and
justice, with the estimates of sacrifices to the idol of super-
stition, which uniformly close his chapters, harrow up the
soul, and then pall on our spirits with successive feelings of
indignation and despair. This elaborate historical investi-
gation, and display of argument, are however peculiarities of
the Spanish writers; and, as the work was composed for his
countrymen, we cannot fairly make it a subject of criticism
because it may be trying to the patience of English readers.

[To be continued.]


Art. XIII. Les Jeunes Femmes, &c. ; i. e. Young Women. By
J. N. Bouilly, Member of several Societies.

2 Vols.
Paris ; and Dulau and Co. London. 1820. Also an Edition

reprinted in London for J. Warren.

DE Bouilly is advantageously known to the public as

• the author of several pleasing books for children. The
present tales are intended for young married ladies: but
the difference of manners in France and England, and the
very early marriages which usually take place in the former
country, will make them seem rather puerile to our fair
countrywomen, and must in some cases prevent them from
emulating the examples here presented. We may instance
the story in vol. i. p.95., of the amiable Jenny ;' who, when
her husband wished to give a dinner only to gentlemen,
disguised herself in blue pantaloons and other equipments
of a page, in order to wait on the company during the
repast: a trait which was so highly appreciated that one of
the visitors, who had been a decided woman-hater, was
converted, and, kneeling, intreated Jenny to find him a
wife as exemplary as herself. The tales, however, called
l'Ecrin, les Premières Visites, and some others, furnish useful
hints; and the whole collection conveys a lively picture of
French domestic usages, in agreeable and elegant language.

of, 459:

ot, 139

To the REMARKABLE PASSAGES in this Volume,
N. B. To find any particular Book, or Pamphlet, see the

Table of Contents, prefixed to the Volume.

Bank-Notes, amount of, and
ABBAS-MIRZA, prince of price of gold, compared, 106.

Persia, his views and plans Barillon, M., obs. on his con-
of improvement, 355.

duct while envoy at the Eng.
Albatrosses, account of, 264.

lish court, 234, 239;
Albigenses, their persecution by Bassompierre, Marshal, memoirs
the Inquisition, 537. 539.

of, and of his emb.issy to
Alexander VI., Pope, state of England, 28.

Italy during his pontificate, Battles, remarks on the conduct

485. 491.
Americans, favourable general Beauty, obs. on the definition of,

character of, 328. See Emi- 219.

Bedooin-Arabs, account of, 279.
Anderson, Capt., on the tides Beet-Root, on the sugar of, 532.

between Fairleigh and the Beggars, in the Morea, account

North Foreland, 369.
Annelides, account of that class Bhascara Acharya, a Hindu
of animals, 517

writer on arithmeticand astro-
Anxiety, a sonnet, 299.

nomy, account of, 25.
Appetite, poetic receipt for, 196. Bicheno, Mr., on the genus
Arachnidæ, account of that class

Juncus, 257
of animals, 516.

Birds, on the use of their pedes
Arithmetic, Hindu system of, 25. scansorii, 265. On their plu.,
Armenian convent, visit to, 353. mage, 266, 267. Of Green-
Assassination, remarks on the land, menoir on, 266.
bad policy of, 147.

Bishops, hardly treated by
Athenians, obs. on the private James II., 272, 273.

life of, 361. On the old co- Blue Mountains, in New South
medy of, 363.

Wales, account of, 429.
Austria, obs. on the military Bohemia, Queen of, her letter

force and operations of, in to Sir Edw. Nicholas, 276.
1792, &c. 452.

Bombay, on the population and
Auto da in Spain, in 1680, the temperature of, 16.
account of, 401.

Bonaparte, his campaigns in
Azote, experiments on, 531.

Italy in 1796 and 1797, 455.

Boswell's Life of Johnson, great
Babbage, Mr., on the sums of

merits of, 247.
infinite series, 372.

Brewster, Dr., on the absorption
Babylon, on the state of, 21.280. of polarized light, and on crys.
Bagdad, description of, 280. tallized surfaces, 178. On
Bagnio, the prison at Constanti- the properties of Tabasheer,
nople, described, 136.

Bailly, M., on the signs of the Bridal Hymn, 431.

zodiac, 389. His notions Briggs, Capt., his account of the
controverted, 391.

Bunjaras, 23:
Bain, Mr., obs. on his remarks Brinkley, Dr., on the obliquity
on the compass, 184. 188.

of the ecliptic, 370.
App. Rev. VOL. XCI.

Nn Brochant,


Brochant, M., on transition. Christianity, obs. on its political
rocks, &c., 530.

effects, 153•
Bronze, real cause of its hard. Christians, edict against, in
ness, 525•

China, 17.
Brown, Mr., his collection of Cirrhipeda, genera of that class
insects from New Holland de-

of animals, 519
scribed, 261. On mosses, 268. Clarendon, Lord, Chancellor,
Buckingham, Duke of, King

anecdotes of, 270.
Charles's letters to, 32. Clementia Isaure, See Isaure.
Bunjaras, account of that race Clergymen, young, good advice
of men, 23:

to, 306.
Cambray, league of, its origin Coffee, succedaneum for, 524.
and object, 492

Colbert, M., his negociation with

Charles II., 128.
Canal, antient, near Delhi, its Colebrooke, Mr., Indian

restoration by the British, 159. plants, 259.
Canonization, of eminent meri, Comedy, old, of the Athenians,
recommended, 501.

obs. on, 363.
Canova, the sculptor, visit to his Commerce, its connection with
workshop, 500

the progress of literature, 70.
Cape of Good Hope, remarks Compass-needles, obs. on irregu-
on emigration to, 333.

larities of, 184. Bad quality
Carmichael, Capt., his descrip- of compasses in the Royal
tion of Tristan da Cunha, 262.

navy, 189. Remarks on Ka-
Carnac, Capt., on the famine in ter's compass, 192.
Guzerat, 24.

Conchifera, remarks on, 519.
Carnot, M., his new mode of de Constantinople, the approach to
fending fortified places criti- it described, 135. Emperor

of, in 945, his treaty with
Chaptal, Count, on sugar from

Russia, 507
beet-root, 532.

Constantinus Manasses, brief ac-
Charles I. of England, treaty for count of that writer and his
his marriage, 30. Hisletters to

works, 478.
the Duke of Buckingham, 32. Copland, Mr., cornelian
~II., account of his return

mines, 24.
to London, on his restoration, Cordier, M. on antient lava, 527.
116. Touches for the Evil, 121.' Corn-laws, obs. on, 102.
His coronation, 123. His ef- Cornelian mines, account of, 24.
forts to get rid of Parliaments, Crabs, in the Mediterranean,
127. His Catholicism, and

particular formation of, 528.
shameful treaties with France, Crucifixion, sonnet on, 60.
128. 232.

His letter to his Crustacea, those animals sepa-
brother the Duke of Glouces- rated from insects, 517.
ter, 130. His ingratitude, 269. Crystallized surfaces, on their

IV. of Spain, his charac. action on light, 178.
ter, and state of the country Cuvier, M., his researches con-
under him, 397.

cerning annelides, 517. His
VIII.of France, his cha- analyses in the Temoirs of
racter, and invasion of Italy,

the Institute, 521. 529.

Chevreul, M., on fatty substances, Daniel, the prophet, modern

anecdote illustrative of his
Chinese edicts, translation of, 27. history, 281.


cized, 20.


Darcet, M., on the hardness of Evelyn, Mr., particulars of bis
bronze, 525:

life and writings, 114-131.
Dead Sea, visit to, 349.

Defence of fortified places, new Evil, on the cure of by the

principles of, overturned, 92. king's Touch, in the reign of
Deffand, Mad. du, unfavourable

Charles II., 121.
character of, 169.

Euphues and his England, obs.
Delpech, M., on the hospital-rot, on that work of John Lilly,

408. Resemblance to it in
Dendera, temple of, obs. on its Shakspeare, ib.
date, 161.

Destiny, that doctrine repro- Famine, in Guzerat, account of,

bated, as applied to man, 494. 24. In Egypt, description of,
Desvaux, M., on the flowers

of the mesembryanthemum, Fatty substances, experiments

on, 529
Duck, long-tailed, its plumage Festival of Mamangom, account
described, 267.

of, 16.

Fiction, literary, its effect on
Earth, obs. on the density of

the mind, 1.
our globe, 183.

Fire, in London, in 1666, de-
Ecliptic, on the obliquity of, 370.

scribed, 124
Economy, political, real and im- Flax, obs. on the preparation of,
portant objects of that science,


Flinders, Capt., remarks on his
Egypt, obs. on the religion of, obs, respecting the compass,
compared with that of Hin- 185. 187.
dustan, 161.

Fortification, See Carnot.
Elephanta, on the temple of, 23. France, remarks on the effects of
Elizabeth, sister of Charles I., the extensive visits of Eng.

and Queen of Bohemia, her lishmen to that country, 165.
letter to Sir Edward Nicholas, Details of the military force

and operations of, in 1792,
Emigrants to the United States, &c. 452. The Revolutions in,

to Canada, the Cape of Good how different in nature and
Hope, and to Van Diemen's consequences in 1813 and
Land, advice to, and particu- 1814 from that of 1789, 468.
lars respecting, 315. 328– Frederick, Capt., on the state of

Babylon, 21.

On manna, 23.
England, obs. on her political Frissell, Lieut., on the morals of

Nasir, 20.
English language, etymological Funerals, at Rome, description
obs. concerning, 447.

of, 498.
Equations, numerical method of

solving, 373

Gard, department of, disputes
Erskine, Mr., on two sepulchral between the Protestants and
urns, 23.

On the temple of the Catholics of, 483.
Elephanta, ib.

Germany, obs. on its present
Esdraëlon, plain of, described, political state, 141.

Gipsey and Hindustanee lan-
Evangelical churchmen, obs. re- guages, on the similitude of,
specting, 223

fate, 495•

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