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I N D E X

OF

PERSONS, PLACES, AND THINGS,

Occasionally treated of, or mentioned, in the

ARITHMETICAL QUESTIONS.

ABDERA

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85, 134

A
Page

Page
298
Ale

295
Abdication of James II. 65
Ale and beer measure

294
Abednego

17

Alexander the great, 16, 28, 197,
Aberdeen
366

291, 429
Abraham
12 Alexandria

359
Abradates

34 Alfred, King; 1 57, 228, 309, 436
Absalom
213 Alphabetic writing

7
Acapulco
152 Alpheus

3
Achan
216 Alva, Duke of

339
Achor
ib. Amalfi

313
Actium

35
Amboise

225
Addison

84, 154, 222 Amboyna
Addition

America

323
Adolphus

United States of, 260
Adria

Amiens

46, 271
Æmilius

249
Amontons

329
Eneid
16 Amyrault

431
Agamemnon

Anacreon

159
Agincourt

53 Anchovies
Aglaia

27
Ancient hospitality

291
Agriculture

266
magnificence

297
Aikin Dr.
347, 379 Andes

162
Ailesbury
158. Angelo

23
Albinus

379 Anglesey
Albion
339 Anne, Queen

50
Albo
237 Anfon

136, 153
Alcinoüs
258 Anthony

35
Alcoran, see Koran
189 Anthores

25
Apicius

316
272

15

76

221

X 3

284
265

406

346

1

Page

Page
Apicius
167 Barley

267
Apis

226
bread

370
Apologue
200 Barter

39
Apothecaries' company 230 Bartholomew's day 60, 65
weight
ib. Batavians

411
Aquileia

Battering ram

216
Arabia

Battle of Actium

35
Arbela

29
Agincourt

53
Arbuthnot

Arbela

29
Argos

37, go
Bosworth

56
Ariconium

Boyne

317
Arithmetic

Canna

248
Arithmetical tables

443
Chæronea

27
Arkwright

328
Cressy

51
Arlington, Lord

340
Culloden

235
Armada

61
Cunaxa

249
Arnheim

316
Gisors

50
Arnotta

314
Granicus

28
Arras

433
Hastings

44
Arria

35
Iffus

29
Artemilia

19
Leuctra

21
Artichokes

378
Lodi

43
Arundel, Earl of

74
Mantinea

22
Afbellos

237
Marathon

20
Asdrubal

30
Nevil's Cross

52
Aih, Dr.

299

Pharsalia
Asparagus

83, 378
Philippi

33
Asylum

Platea
Athens
25, 80, 420

Poitiers
Attalus

420
Pultowa

197
Attila

335
Saltzbach

70
Aufidus

Shrewsbury

56
Avoirdupois weight

216

Thermopylae 23
A xylus

291
Towton

55
Ayr

278
Zama

249
Azoth

15 Battles, - four fought by

Alexander 29

number fought by
B

Cæfar

33

between the houses of
Babylon
17, 18, 291

York and Lancaster 57
Bacchus

Baubee

204
Bacon, Roger

111, 421
Baxter

429
Baldivia

136 | Bayard
Balmerino, Lord
236 | Bayonet

314
Banians

Beans
Bankrupt

67 Beaver
Banstead
392 | Beaufort, Cardinal

184
Barbon, Dr.
188 Beaufoy

286, 403
Bark
121 Beddoes, Dr.

383
Bee

286

26
52

249

-

266

316

381

205

302

Page

Page

281

173
223

306

197

84

Bec

335
Brawn

79
Beef
389 Brandy

352
baron of
ib. Bray

189
Beer
296 Bread

370
Belisarius

Bremen
Bell

Brevity of life

309
brewhouse
300 Bridges

193
metal
220 Bright, Mr

223
Belsham, Mr.
149, 315 | Britain, Great

48
Bellunce

376 British constitution 148, 263
Belus

360
-- monarchy

148
Bennett, Timothy
182 Brokerage

392
Berkeley, Bishop

352
Bronze

220
Castle
51 Broome

176
Bernard, St.
282 Brown-stout

302
Beilus

29
Bruce

52
Bethlehem

402

Brundusium
Bethlem-hospital
385 Brunswick

301
Bier Uliet
412 Bruffels

78
Bilboa

314
Brutus

33, 34
Bills of parcels

127 Bucephalus
Birmingham

422
Buckelly

411
Birth-place of genius 167 | Buckingham, Duke of, 70, 176
Blackfriars-Bridge

193 Buckles
Black-hole
135 Buda

163
Biack, Dr.

383 Buirushes
Blaize
337 Burns, Robert

278
Blind, indigent
170 Burgundy

282
eminent

173
Burslem

131
Boadicea
211 Butter

368
Boar's-head

277
', vegetable

370
Baotia
Boerhaave

159
Boileau

201

C
Bonner

325
Books consumed at Ephesus 346 Cacao

124
different sizes and
Caernarvon Castle

50
shapes of

419
Cæsar

31, 32, 429
oldest, sacred and pro- Caillemore

317
fane

347

Cairo
Boston

297
Calcutta

35
Bostonians

384 Caledonia
Bosworth
56 Caligula

iga
Botany-Bay ·

Camblet
Boulton, Mr.
228, 328, 422

Cambray
Bourdeaux
289 Cambrick

ib.
Boydell, Alderman

436
Camelot

397
Boyle, Robert

389
nphor

374
Brachman

381
Candles

373
Brass

220
spermaceti

100
Y 4

Canna

21

256

134

238

Page

248 Cheese

289
125

121

D...10
. . aul's

284

282

146

222

Page
Cannæ

342
Cantium

217
Chelsea

384
Capaulican

136
hospital

ib.
Cape of Good Hope 276 |Cherries

1:9
Horn
151 Cherson

318
Capers
76 Chertsey

388
Cards

117
Chester

343
Carpets

399
Childers

140
Carron

314
China

101
Carthage

29

Chios
Carthagena

247, 257

Chocolate
Cary, Sir Robert
138 Chronology

3
Carks, beer

298 Churches, thirty-six destroyed 45
Caffini

72
Cicero

349
Cassius
33 Cinnamon

421
Castor oil

Citron

102
Catgut

77
Civic crown

97
Cathedral. S.

191
Civii wais

55
Cato

32 Clarence, Duke of
the elder

304
Claret

289
Cauliflower

164, 378
Cleombrutus

22
Cavaliers
278 Cleopatra

35, 36
Caxton

59

Clervaux
Cecinna

Clio
Cellarius

249
Clitus

28
Centurion

152
Clive

136
Century

327
Cloth measure

232
, 17th and 18th ib. Coaches

73
Cephisus

27
mail

ib.
Cerasus

119
Coal

268
Ceres
265 Coffee

123
Ceylon

Coin

37
Chæronea

27
Colbert

433
Chairs, sedan

69
Collatinus

32
Chaises, poft

ib. College of Physicians 231
Chaldea

Collieries

269
Chalons-sur-Marne

397

Colliers
Chamberlayne
286 Colossus

218
Champagne
282 Colston, Mr.

385
Chappe

329
Coluri

25
Chares
218 Comets

5
Charity, British
162, 385 Commission

392
Charles I. decollation of, 64 Compass, mariner's

312
Charles II. a pensioner of Concordance

39
France

199
Conftantia wine

276
-, epigram on, 390 Conftantinople

134
Charles IX.

60 Constitution, British, 148, 263
Charybdis
199 Cook, Captain

318
Chatsworth

221 Copper
Chedder

Coram, Captain

Cork

421

12

ib.

220
386

343

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216

185

36:

226
398
430
51

316

Cork
Corn
Cornwall
Corpulency
Correggio
Cortex Peruvianus
Cos
Cotton

spinning of
Country, native
Cowper, Mr.
Cow-Pox
Cows
Crape
Crebillon
Creffy
Crete
Crispe, Sir Nicholas,
Crispin's day
Croisade
Cromwell
Crosses
Crotona
Crows
Ctesiphon
Cucumbers
Culloden
Cumberland, Duke of,
Cunaxa
Curfew
Currants
Cyder
Cyprus
Cyrus

175

33

161, 430

46

146

Page

Page
77
Datis

20
265 Day, Mr.

388
221 Day and night

150
223
Death of Abradates

24
169

Achan
121

Addison
83, 105
Alexander

291
79
Anacreon

159
251

Anthony
24
Apicius

167
355
Arria

35
328

Asdrubal's wife, 30
Attila

335
Axylus

291
Balmerino, Lord, 236

Bayard
19
Beaufort

185
Boadicea

211
55

Brutus
46
Cæsar

32
Caillemore

317
Calefius

291
226
Caffius

33
Cato

32
18
Charles I.

64
89

Clarence, Duke of,'284
Cleombrotus

22
ib.
Cleopatra

36
249
Clitus

28
45

Colfton
395

Cook
344

Coram
83
Correggio

169
17
Darius

29
Day

388
De Foe

137
Derwentwater, E. of,235
Defaix

317
Edward II.

51
241

Elizabeth, Queen, 167
ib.

Epaminondas 22
242
Erigena

357
Fawkes
120
Firmin

387
26
Gam

54
29

Gaiton de Foix,
238
Graham

317
103

Gustavus Adolphus, 316
Hannibal

249
404
Harold

44
Death

235

388

318

386

180

63

Damascus
Damask
Damaskeening
Danby
Dantzick
Dardanelles
Darius
Darlington
Dartford
Darwin, Dr.
Dates, a fruit

316

318

5

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