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fit which the capital in her possession yields, 391-2-is always tend-

ing to the same common level, 393—Corn Laws, 401.
Public Debt, Table of Expenditure for 1826, 396—the field for retrench-

ment more limited than generally supposed, 397—the army, 398
-the navy, 399—might be materially reduced by an improved sys-
tem of Commercial Legislation, 400—Corn Laws, 401-3—and other
monopolies, 404-5—scheme for discharging the National Debt, 407

- difficulty of apportioning the 'assessment in this scheme, no rea-
son for not adopting it, 409—other objections considered, 410-414.

Reason and Understanding, distinction between, and province of each,

Record Commission, superiority of Mr Palgrave's collection to all

others, 475-6—variety in the composition of Parliaments, 480-2—

subsidies, 487-9.
Republican Sect in England, character of, 261.
Richter, remarks on Doering's Biography of this author, 179—sketch

of his life and character, 180-1-critique on his writings, 182-3—
his fantastic style, 185—his humour of a high order, 187—his no-
vels, 192—and philosophy, 192-3-specimen of his style, 194.
Royal Society, minor institutions, 356-controversy between the Bo-

tanists and Mathematicians, 358—influence of high rank, indepen-
dent of literary attainments, 358-disproportioned eulogy, 359—
award of the prize to Mr Arago, 363—to Mr Ivory, 366-extracts
from the President's Discourses, 364-367.

Slave Trade, the mitigation and extinction of Slavery, the only secu-

rity for the abolition of the Trade, 490-2—fluctuations in the value

of slaves, 493-advantages of free labour, 494-6.
Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, 225-origin of the So-

ciety, 235-an abortive attempt at competition, 230— Library of the
People, 235—comparative cheapness, 239—merits of the Treatise
on Animal Mechanics, 519—and the price of it contrasted with Mr

Paxton's Edition of Paley, 524.
South America, Travels in, by Captain Andrews, 497—crossing the

Pampas, 501—expiring influence of the Priesthood, 501-locusts,
502-conduct of the Spaniards, 503— Tucuman, 505—magnificent
scenery, 506—singular tract of country, 507-Potosi, 508- Bolivar,
510_view of the Pacific, 512.

Taste, in what it consists, 375—the influence of rank has no special

concern in its culture, 316—the Germans vindicated from a charge

of deficiency in it, 319-Lessing, a brilliant example of purity of, 320.
Taxation, effect of, on our cotton manufacture, 31-pernicious con-

sequences resulting from immoderate, 390 and 394—checks the pro-
gress of a country, hy driving its capital and industry abroad, 392-3
-a reduction of, necessary to the prosperity of this country, 394-5
-Expenditure of the United Kingdom for 1826, 395—advantages
of an improved system of commercial legislation, 400—Corn Laws,
401-monopoly of the West India Planters, the East India Com-
pany, and the Canada merchants, 404-5—taxable income of Great
Britain, 408.

Venice, critique on Gallicioli's history, 76-origin of its inhabitants,

80-1-constitution and history, 81-106.

Wages, in France and England contrasted, 28—their effects on the

price and profits of cotton manufacture, 29-30—a tax on, has almost
invariably the effect of proportionally increasing their amount, 391

and 410.
West Indian Slavery, testimony against, by Dr Laurence, 300.
West Indian Mulattoes, the exclusion of their evidence, 219—cannot

exercise the elective franchise, 220_effect and injustice of these
disabilities, 221-4.


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