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Thus by the very firft page prejudiced against the book, may deem it a
performance of no value, and on that account may become inftrumen-
tal in preventing the spreading of those truths which are contained in it.
I should in particular fuffer in being represented as judging with fo little
regard of men whose abilities I must acknowledge ; and if I thought
myself hurt by the rash judgment of a French Reviewer, in the Jurnal
Encyclopedique for May 1766, p. 137, and in the Grzette Litteraire de
l'Europe for Jul. 1966, who, after quoting the English title, says, Cet
ouvrage eft ridiculo, et prouve, que l' Auteur ne connoit ni les ecrits de
Buffon, ni ceux de Nir. de Maupertuis. was not this reflexion folely
caused by the title of the book which Mr. W. has printed under my
name? and might I not with great justice desire that this might be al-
tered? But, although I am little apprehensive of being turned into ridi-
cule, yet I wish, the impartial world may neither impute to me fuch
abusive and false reproaches gentlemen of an established character,
nor the defeats of the translation. Should Mr. Wynne or the book feiler
at any time thirk proper to give another edition, I would, if they desire
it, be very ready to supply them with corrections, improvements, and
later additions to the work,

If you, Gentlemen, would do ine the favour, to publish this decla.
ration to the literary world, you will very much oblige your moit obea.
dient servant,

Hamburg, Nov. 18, 1766. Professor at Hambourgh.

We are sorry to learn, from a manuscript paper enti:led, A Let-
der to the Monthly Reviewers, concerning Locke and Leibnitz, &c. that Mr.
Rajpe, the learned and worthy Ecitor of the posthumous works of the
laft-mentioned philosopher, hath miliaken some paffages in our account
of that edition, in the Appendix to our thiry.third volume.- We have
neither leisure nor inclination to enter into any controversy concerning
the pre-eminence due to the Lo kian or the Leibnitz an philosophy; and
therefore we Mall only observe, that the paffage in our article (wherein
some late disrespectful treatment of Mr. Locke's memory was glanced at)
which seems molt especially to have displeased Mr. Rolpe, did not allude
to his publication, but to another work, the natural produce of our own
country. We have too much respect for the character of Mr. Rafae,
both as a PHILOSOPHER and as a man, to be capable of designed'y
giving him any just cause of offence. He wil, therefore, we hope, con-
lider this acknowledgment as a suflicient concesion, from person. equally
engaged with himself, in fupport of the common interells of the repub-
lic of letters,

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N. B. To find any particular Book, or Pamphlet, see the

Table of Contents, prefixed to the Volume.


BARTRAM, Mr, fome account of,
1;mptoms, and treat-
clone, 3+; of the DARURST, Lord, his humorous

uona ture in the Advice to Swift, 134.
budil, 4-;; in the liver, 455. Peau, French, ftory of, 353.
Academy, Veterinary, at Lyons, Beauty, nature of, defined and
a. count of, 534.

explained, 561,
ADNINTTRATION, a late fort BERKELEY, Bp. said to have bor,

one, / at iotic measures of, 160. roued his opinion of the non-
sor, encomium on him and his existence of bodies from the most
Fables, 542.

ancient philofophers, 545.
Air, ivrious phænomena of, ac Bees, usual number of, in each

counted for, by new experiments, hive, 21.
3 o.

BOLINBROKE, Lord, his apology
ANTFRICA; lavages of, recommend for the Free-thinkers, 60, Let-

ed a the principal objects of ter between Lord Hide and Mr.
conveisin, by the Society for Mallet, concerning the publica-
Prop. the Golpe', 2i2. Some tion of his posthumous works,
late ministerial regulations and 63-65. Philosophical fenti-
Jefuitions of trade there, con ments of his lordship’s, 140.
demned, 445:

His encomium on Pope's Moral
ANCIENTS, not ignorant of the Estays, 142

great discoveries attributed to the Botany, elementary demonstra-
moderns, 544. feq.

tions of, for the use of the Royal
ANNET, Mr, his Tracts repablith Veterinary Academy at Lyons,
ed, 467.

535. Sexual system, known to
ANTONINUS, emperor, compared

the ancients, 554.
with Epictetus, 542.

EROWNRIGG, Dr. his inquiry in-
ARCHIMEDE , his burning specu to the mineral elastic spirit in
lum, reality of, 554:

Spa-water, 452:
ARGUS, bird so called, 450, BUFFON, Mr. said to have bor-
ART), mechanic, theory and prac rowed his system of generation
tice of, seldom agree, 50,

and nutrition from Anaxagoras,
ATHENIANS, their violent and ca-

pricious disposition always detri BUNCLE, John, his character as a
mental to the state, sco.

writer, 34. His description of
AUSTRIANS, character of their the company of Harrowgate, 39,
Soldiery, 8z.

His account of a Carthufian mo.
AVIGNON, excellent police in that nastery, 110; of the four phy-
city, 32

ficians who attended one of his

wives, 118.
Acon, Lord, fulsome speech of
his to K. James, 412. Proofs


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Celtic, the universal elementary Cough, remedy for, zog

language of Europe, 303 Customs, and custom-house bus
CHARACTERS, in genteel life, ex finels, late regulations of, confi-
hibited, 287–347

Farther regula-
CHOLERA MORBUS, remedies for,

tions propoled, 443.

CYMM RODORION fociety, their
CHRISTIANITY, cruel methods of British zoology compleated, 237.

propagating, in the time of
Charlemagne, 173. Evidences

, an
vantages derived to from the op-
position of infidels, 257.

sex, 16.
CICES BEOS, Italian, account of DEBATES in the house of Com-
them, 332-336;

mons against the importation of
Clive, Mrs. abusive verses on, corn, 417.

DEBT, national, project to pay off
Coke, Sir Edward, ftri&tures on by means of the gold-mines in

his character, 415: His pitiful Africa, 496.
behaviour in the cruel prolecu- Deists, invited to state their full-
tion of one Floid, 416.

eft objections against chriftianity,
COLONISTS, British, in America, 126.

dealers in the commodity called DELAVAL, Mr. his experiments to
free-thinking, 281.

Thew the agreement between the
CONDE, Pr. of, his great natural specific gravities of metals and
capacity, 518. His general-

their colors, 374.
thip at the battle of Rocroi, 522 DEMOSTHENES, his oratory over-
-526. His disinterestedness in matched by the policy of Philip,
love and friend thip, 527. His 504.
personal valour, ib. General Descartes, borrowed his philo-
view of his character, 528. Ca. sophy from Aristotle, 544; and
red of a love-fit by phlebotomy, his notion of innate ideas froni

CONVERSATION, in genteel life, DISPENSING power, in the crown,
recited, 287, 347:

with regard to the laws, ex-
COPERNICUS, his system of the ploded, 474.

world supposed to have been DOLLAND, Mr. his improved tel.
known to the ancients, 550:

lescopes. 375
Cork, experiment on its specific Dyse: tery, fymptoms and cure
buoyancy in different waters,

of, 308.
Corn, debate in the H. of C. on

the importation of, in the R. of ARTHQUAKEOMETER, what,
Ja. I. 417. General reflection

on that subject, 418. Bounty EGERTON, Mr. his petition to the
on, for exportation, arraigned house of commons against Lord
and defended, 475-477: Ad-

vantages of exportation, 479. ELLIS, Mr. his account of the na-
CORNBURY, Lord, his letter to fure of sponges, 450.

Maliet, concerning Lord bolio. EMPHY: EMA, case of, 453.
broke's works, 63.

ENGLAND, her immense maritime
CORNEILLE, M. his epigram on force, 495. her trade in danger
Cad, Richlico, 520,

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crease of the national debt, 496. veral parts of his minifterial con
meas to pay off that debt, by

duct, 440-446.
the help of our African settle- 'God, definitions of, by divines

and philosophers, their absurdity,
EXGROSSErs of cattle, scheme to

prevent their iniquitous jobbing,
147. Of corn, &c. apology

AMILTON, Dr. his disserta-

ments, ib.


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of his character, 541. morality air, water, &c. 379.

of his doctrine alerted, ib. HARRISON, the celebrated clock-
ERGOT, a discale so called, 447. maker, character of, 51.

Captain, horrid difre

ses of him and his crew at sea,
ABLES, the French feafant,

321, the Nile and the fea, HARVEY, Dr. not the discoverer

of the circulation of the blood,
FERGUSON, Mr. his Niort method

for finding the quantity of time HEBERDEN, Dr. his account of a
in any number of mean luna. Salt found on the Pic of Ten-
tions, 376.

eriffe, 450. Of the proportion
FEVER, different notions and of heat to height of situation,
treatment of, by four different

phyficians, 113. Malignant, Henry and CATHERINE, an old
nature and care of, 307. In ballad, with a Latin translation,
fiammatory remedies for, 308.
Autumnal, 309. Intermitting, HERCULES, the Farnesian, cri-

tical remarks on that famous
FORNICATION, disadvantages of,
in civil life, 8.

HISTORY, the chronological plar
Francf, directions for travelling of, arraigned and defended,
in, 31. English caurioned as

307---509. Observations on the
gainit fending their chi dren ityle of hiftory, 512.

there for education, 33. Homily, that mode of preach-
FRANKLIN, Dr. his experiments ing recommended, 196.

on the properties of air and Hope, Dr. coltivates the true rhu-
water, 385

barb in Scotland, 450.
FRENCH, why more ready than HORNSBY, bis observations on the

the Engliil to publish treatises tranfit of Venus that will hap-
of the mechanic arts-49. Their pen in 1769, 38).
military characier, 81.

HIUDE. Davill, his quarrel with

Rouffeau, 3c0. Encomium on

his hiltoric abilities, 573..
dle, Mr. his account of ino. HYSTERIC convulsions, how to

culation in Asicrica, 498. be cured, 345
Of the bite of a rattle-inake, ib.
GALLASPY, a furpring Iruhman,


TANES I. remarkable speech of
GOLLOCHER, an extraordinary his ro Pt. 410
Irish zar), 42.

JANUARIUS, Si, remarks on the
GRACE, Mis, tory of, 248. occafional liquefaction of his
GRANVILLE, Mr. liricares on fe. blood, 338.



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Jesuits, proposed as examples to cients for his doctrine of ideas,
protestant miffionaries, 28 i.

INOCULATION, for the small pox. London, its amazing extension
Sutton's method of, 188.

confidered, 200.

Hints for its
ISOCRONISM, that term explain improve!nent, 201.

Lowth, Dr. his controversy with
ITALY, abominable naliness of Bp. Hare, 5.

the inns in that country, 334. LUDLAM, Mr. his new invented
Unfavourable account of the balance for weighing thread,
climate, soil, &c. 335. State of

&c. 335.
the drama there, 338.

Lunas, account of an extrane-
JULIAN, emperor, encomium on, ous body forced into, 447.


ACNAMARAH, Daniel, his
Nee, a crooked one, how to

remarkable case, 327.
be cured, 343

MALLET, Mr. his letter to Lord
Keysler,his Travels censured, 556. Cornbury, concerning Lord Bo-

lingbroke's Works, 65.
Adies, learned education of, Man, experim. to thew his specific
recommended, 112.

weight , 451. Weak-
LAVINGTON, Dr. his account of

ness of his mental powers, 538.
a tumour, 446.

MICHELL, Mr. his particular ap-
Law, its valt bulk, and confufion, plications of Hadley's quadrant,

a reproach to this country, 16. 378.
Civil, ftudy of recommended, MicROSCOPES, new and curious

ones invented at Naples, 452.
LEIBNITZ, borrowed his physics MissioNARIES, popish, their zeal
from Pythagoras, 546.

commended, 283.
Letter from Lord Bolingbroke MÆCENAS, his character in private

to Swift, 60; from Lord Hyde to life, and connections with the
Mr. Mallet, 63.

From Mr. literati, 91. Deemed a thorough
Mallet to Lord Hyde, 65. From courtier, 97:
Lord Bathurst to Dr. Swift, 134. MONTAGUE, his fingular manner
From Lady B. Germain to dito. of travelling through the Holy-
137.. from the Dutchess of
Queentbury to dito, 19. From MORALITY well understood by the
Lord Bolingbroke to ditio, 140. ancient, 5C3, feq.
From Miss Vanhomtigh to ditto,

143. From a nun to Madam Arles,ridiculous superstition
Pompadour, 274. From Roula of the lower people there,
Jeau to Hume, 394. From Do. 339. Strange feitival there, 432.
to the St. James's, Chronicie, Vast number of lawyers in that
346. From Dr. Reimarus to çity, 433. Familiar file of the
te Reviewers, 567.

preachers there, 434.

LIBELS, renarks on

our laws

story of a priest and a mounte-
against, 61.
L:GONIER, Lord, anecdotes of, NEGOTIATION, ministerial account

of a late famous one, 152.
LINUM, siax, characteristic exa- NEWTON, Sir Ifaac, his principal

mina son of, according to the discoveries said to have been be-
Linnaan fytiem, 536.

fre dij overed, by the ancients,
Locke,: Mr. indebted to the an 548 --- 550.


Land, 331.

back, 435

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