The Edinburgh Review Volume 68-69

The Edinburgh Review Volume 68-69

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1839 edition. Excerpt: ...79,80; trial of Admiral Byng, 80, 81; comparison between Anson and Howe, 81, 82; effect of fighting in line of battle, 82. Beagle, H. M. S., voyage of. See America, South. Beaumont, M. De, hypothesis as to the ages of the Plutonic rocks, 233, 234. Belgium, railways in, compared with those of England, 95-98. Biographical Treasury, 1-26. Blair, Lord President, sketch of, 17,18; Professor Playfair's brief character of, 148, 149; Boue, M., on the Geology of Scotland and Germa. ny, 246, 247. Brongniart, M., on the Plutonic Theory, 245. Byng, Admiral, questions connected with the fate of, 80, 81. C. Canada, opinion expressed by Earl St. Vincent regarding, 22. Challenger, British Frigate, wrecked on the Arau. canian coast, 261; generosity of the inhabitants, ib. Charles I. and the Scottish Commissioners, 55; correspondence with Montrevil--fain-hood of Clarendon, 56-59; Scotch Commissioners fulfil their promise to the King, 59-02; character and conduct of the two Murrays, 63; bad faith of the Commissioners towards the English Parliament, 63, 64; religious opinions of Charles I.--the Scotch and English Presbyterians the great drawback towards ending the civil wan, 64.66. Channing, Dr. false taste of his composition, 112. 119; his critique on the writings of Milton criticised, 119.121. Chiloe--inhabitant! a mixed progeny of Spanish and Indian blood--all Christians, 260. Chronometrical Observations--value and importance of--and general accuracy, 262. Church Missionary Society, send a missionary to Tierra del Fuego, 255; his reception there, ib.; leaves the island, ib. Church and State, considered in their relations, by W. E. Gladstone, 121; ends of government, 124, 125; doctrine that the duties of government are paternal, and as such should hold more

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