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and “Light of the World,” are books which we should be glad to see in the hands of every child. They are written in a chaste and simple style; and are imbued with good sense--the best philosophy for children. Each teaches an excellent lesson, in a manner that affords pleasure to the youthful mind, while it makes an impression not likely to be soon effaced. That whose imprint they bear is the most liberal of all our religious societies; it is proverbially so much so, that it is but rarely, if ever, that it issues à book to which any denomination of Christians could object on sectarian grounds.
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PERUSAL AND STUDY. The Life and Military Services of Lieut.-General Winfield Scott; in
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gravings. pp. 560. New York: N. O. Miller, Publishing Agent. Grundzüge der Neutestamentlichen Gräcilät nach den besten Quellen für
Studirende der Theologie und Philologie. Von Prof. D. S. Ch. Schirlitz, Ritter des Königlich Preussischen Rothen Adlerordens iv. Classe.
London : D. Nutt. 1861. Celebrated Friendships. By Mrs. Thomson. Author of the Memoirs of
the Duchess of Marlborough. In 2 vols. London: James Hogg &
Sons. 1861. The Art of War. By Baron de Jomini, General and Aid-de-camp of the
Emperor of Russia. A New Edition, with Appendices and Maps. Translated from the French, by Capt. G. H. Mendell, Corps of Topographical Engineers, U. S. Army, and Lieut. W. P. Craighill, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army. pp. 410. Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincott
& Co. Goethe und die Erzählungskunst Von Berthold. Auerbach Stuttgart: J.
G. Cotta. London: Williams & Norgate. 1861. Lives of Lord Castlereagh and Sir Charles Stewart, the second and third
Marquesses of Londonderry, with Annals of Contemporary Events in which they bore a part. From the Original Papers of the Family. By Sir Archibald Alison, Bart. In 3 vols. Edinburgh and London:
Williarn Blackwood & Sons. 1861. Kirche und Kirchen, Papsthum und Kirchenstaat, Historisch-politische
Betrachtungen. Von Joh. Ign. v. Döllinger. London: D. Nutt.
1861. Pilgrims of Fashion. By Kinahan Cornwallis. 12mo, pp. 337. New
York: Harper & Brothers. Examination of the Principles of the Scoto-Oxonian Philosophy. By
Timologus. Part I. London: Chapman & Hall. 1861.
Civilization considered as a Science in Relation to its Elements, įts Es
sence, and its Ends. By G. Harris, F. S. A., author of the “Life of
Lord Chancellor Hardwick," &c. London: Bell & Daldy. 1861. Border Lines of Knowledge, in some Provinces of Medical Science, an
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University, November 6th, 1861. By Oliver Wendell Holmes, M. D.,
Parkman Prof. of Anatomy and Physiology. 12mo, pp. 80. Bos-
ton: Ticknor & Fields. Franzosische Geschichte vornehmlich im sechzehnten und siebzehnten
Jahrhundert. Von Leopold Ranke. Fünfter Band. London: Wil
liams & Norgate. 1861. Practical Christianity. By John S. O. Abbott. 18mo, pp. 308. New
York : Harper & Brothers Les Campagnes de Jules César dans les Ganles, &c. Par F. de Saulcy,
de l'Institut. Première Partie. London: Williams & Norgate.
1861. Jenkins' Vest Pocket Lexicon. An English Dictionary of all except Fa
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,” “Peep of Day," &c., &c. 16mo, pp. 344. New York: Harper & Brothers. Englische Geschichte vornehmlich im sechzehnten und siebzehnten Jahr
hundert. Von Leopold Ranke. Dritter Band. London: Williams
& Norgate. 1861. Historical Lectures on the Life of our Lord Jesus Christ; being the Hul
sean Lectures for the year 1859, with Notes, Critical, Historical, and Explanatory. By C. J. Ellicott, B. D., Professor of Divinity, King's College, London; late Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge; author of Critical and Grammatical Commentaries on St. Paul's
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Nady El Barramy. 12mo, London. Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada. From the MSS. of Fray Antonio
Agapida. By Washington Irving. Author's revised edition. 12mo,
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Photographs, taken by Frances Frith, for Messrs. Negretti and Zambra; with descriptions and numerous wood engravings by Joseph
Bonomi, and Notes by Samuel Sharpe. 4to. London. Spare Hours. By John Brown, M. D., author of “Rab and his Friends,"
“Horæ Subsecivæ,” &c. 12mo. Boston: Ticknor & Fields. Spiritual Conceits extracted from the Writings of the Fathers, the Old
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Rambles in Western Corifwall by the Footsteps of the Giants, with Notes
on the Celtic Remains of the Land's-End District and the Islands of Scilly. Square 8vo, pp. 242. London.
Domestic and Rural Affairs. The Family, Farm and Gardens, and the
Domestic Animals. In three parts, illustrated. Part I. The Family.
Part II. The Farm and Gardens. Part III. Domestic Animals.
From the latest and best authorities. Edited by E. G. Storke. pp.
310. Auburn, N. Y. The Auburn Publishing Company, E. Ĝ.
Storke, Publishing Agent.
French Women of Letters: Biographical Sketches. 2 vols., post 8vo, pp.
630. London. Notice to Quit. By W. G. Wills, author of “Life's Foreshadowings.”
8vo, pp. 156. New York: Harper & Brothers. Love the Greatest Enchantment; the Sorceries of Sin; the Devotion of
the Cross. From the Spanish of Calderon, by D. F. McCarthy. 4to.
Spoon and Sparrow drevðeiv and pap, Fondere and Passer; or, English
Roots in the Greek, Latin and Hebrew; being a Consideration of the
Affinities of the Old English Anglo-Saxon or Teutonic Portion of our
Tongue to the Latin and Greek; with a few Pages on the Relation
of the Hebrew to the European Languages. 8vo, pp. 360. Lon-
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National Quarterly Review.
Agriculture, Manual of, noticed, 374.
Allen, T. P. and W. T., their Hand-book of
Classical Geography, &c., noticed, 170.
Allingham, William, Poems by, reviewed,
Arnold, Dr., of Rugby, article on his life and
labors, 244–comparison with other educat.
ors, ancient and modern, 246-8-modern bi-
ographers and their works, 248—his mental
traits and early studies, 249—his education,
250—his theological views, 251-2-his ap-
pointment to Rugby school, 253—-his success
as an educator, 254–5 — his ruling faculties,
256—his educational system not original,
258–60-_his school management, 261-2-
views expressed in his letters, 2634-lec-
tures on history, their character, 265—his
last illness and death, 266_influence of his
writings and teachings, ib.
Bacon, Lord, second volume of his works
Bankrupt Law (General), Necessity for, article
on, 95—ancient laws relative to debtor and
creditor, ib.—the laws of Solon, 98-bank-
rupt laws of the Japanese, 99 of France,
100_statistics of failures, 101—unsuitable-
ness of law of 1841, 102—the law as a school-
Berkeley, his Life and Writings, article on, 121
-his famous poem, ib.-his general char-
acter as a man and an author, 122-3-his
theory of vision, &c., 124_Dr. Johnson's
refutations and Berkeley's reply, 125--travels
in Italy, 127_his ascents to Vesuvius, 128-
his appointment fo a chaplaincy, 130-intro-
duction to Miss Vanhomrigh, ib.-appointed
to the Deanery of Derry, 131-his marriage,
133—is accompanied by his wife to America,
ib. -his influence in New England, 135--visit
to the Indians, 136--created bishop of Cloyne,
137-projected college in Bermuda, 138-of-
fers to resign the bishoprick, ib.-liberality
to the poor, ib.--comparison with other
Boardman, Henry A., his book reviewed, 180.
Bombastic Literature, Dinah, article on, 319–
character of the book, 320, et seq.-speci-
Bromley, Mrs., her Woman's Wanderings in
the Western World, 178.
Buckle, Fallacies of his Theory of Civilization,
article on, 30—views of various writers on
the science of history, 30-1-general charac-
ter of Buckle's History, 32—fundamental
rules, 33—line of propositions, 34-theory of
progressive development, 35-illustrations,
36-hereditary transmission, 38, et seq.--
moral truths defined and illustrated, 42-6m
distinction made between the intellectual and
moral, 46—good intentions and their effects,
43–influence of the emotions, 49–influence
of skepticism, 50—first theological impres.
sions of man, 51 - skepticism among the
Greeks, 52_among the French and Ger.
mans, 53—influence of government, 56
laws sometimes productive of tyranny, 57–
despotism prevalent in the East, 58-general
conclusions of the reviewer, 59 — Buckle's
four laws and their application, 60-1–influ-
cnce of feeling on belief and action, 61-salu-
tary tendency of Buckle's history, 62.
Burial Customs and Obitual Lore, article on,
63-various kinds of inscriptions, 64, et sey.
-first monumental stone, 71-honors paid
to the dead by the Egyptians
Romans, ib. —different modes of burial, 73–
funeral customs of the ancients, 74-urn se-
Cavour, Count de, article on, 140-general re-
gret for his death, ib.--sketch of his iife, 141
-his marriage, íð.-character of his wife,
142—his education, ib.-arrest and confine-
ment for the ayowal of liberal views, 144
visits the principal cities of the continent
and England, 145—pamphlet on Ireland, ib.
-labors as a journalist, 146—favors the ex-
pulsion of the Jesuits, 147-commencement
of public career, 148_frames the first elect-
oral law and is elected to the Chamber of
Deputies, ib.-becomes Minister of Agricul-
ture and Commerce, 149—change of Ministry,
ib.—he goes to travel and is sent for to be.
come Prime Minister, ib.-his part in the
150-influence on the revolu-
tion in Italy, 152–present condition of the
Cells (The), vindication of, 204-influence of
comparative philology, ib.-dangers arising
from mutual prejudices of races, 205-effect
of a political war in removing prejudice, it.
-the Celts not an inferior race, ib.-most
reliable histories of the Celts, 206—their
arrival in Europe, 208—Mr. McLean's opinion
of the Celtic language, ib.--their conquests
and brilliant exploits, ib.-extravagant the-
ories and their effects, 210-11-Gen. Valan.
cey's view of their early career, 212-14_ex.
aggeration not necessary to prove the high
antiquity and greatness of the Celts as a
people, 215-Prichard's views, ib.-prejudice
of Dr. Latham against the Celts, 216_his
fanciful theory of languages, 217-prejudices
of other writers, 218, intercourse of the
Britons with the Romans, 219—the Roman
legions in Britain, 220-1 – Celtic language,
221-efforts of Dr. Pinkerton to traduce the
Celts, 222-3—Plutarch's account of the Celtic
territories, 224-primary cause of the inva-
sion of Italy, 225-famous reply of Brennus
to the Roman ambassadors, ib.-strength of
his army, 226—battle of the Allia and de-
feat of the Romans, 228—the Gauls the first,
as far as known, to burn their own cities,
rather than that they should fall into the
hands of their enemies, 229-Vercingetorix'
speech, ib.—its ingenuity and skill, 231-
Gallic civilization in Cæsar's time, 233-
instruction given by the Druids, ib.-honor
to the fair sex, 234-the part taken by the
Gauls in the Punic war, 235-their demoral-
ization, 236mthe Romans in Britain, 239-
attempts of the women to rally the men, ib.
- slaughter of the Druids, and its cause,
-veneration of the Druids for the oak, 241
-Druidical rites, ib.--Eastern origin of the
Celts, 242-the Celtic instinct for liberty,
ib.-general estimate of the Celtic race, 243.
Cleveland, Charles Dexter, his Compendium of
Classical Literature reviewed, 168-9.
Coal-Gas, improvements and uses of,305—those
who first sought to introduce it, laughed at
as visionaries, &c., ib.-gas-light treated
like Peruvian bark, the Gregorian calendar,
&c., 306-fears as to the effects of gas. ib.
adverse opinions of learned men, 307—the
Royal Society compares the danger of gas
to that of gunpowder, 307-8-improvements
by Mr. Roome, ib.-superior advantages of
European gas manufacturers, 309-experi-
ments and superior success of Mr. Roome,
ib.-he points out the difference between
coal-gas and gunpowder, ib.-pronounces
copper unfit for gas-pipes, 310—his sugges-
tions adopted in Europe, ib.improvements,
311-gas used by the ancients, ib.--gas man-
ufacture more successful in America than
in Europe, 312—the cause, ib.—compari.
son of coke with coal, 312—the Manhattan
gas works, 313-annual amount of gas man-
ufactured, 314-prices of gas in different
cities--relative consumption in New York
and London, 315—used for cooking purposes,
&c., ib. - superior quality of New York gas,
316_constituents of coal-gas, 316–17—crite-
rion of value,317-18~-tests, ib.-effect of burn-
ers on consumption, ib.-new gas works, 319.
Cyclopædia Bibliographica, noticed, 393-5.
Defences, our National, article on, 346—change
in English feeling and its cause, ib.-recent
expenses in improving English defences, 347
-examples of bombardments, 348-9—Re.
port of Engineer-in-Chief of New York and
its fallacies, 349, et seq.-Lieut. Maury on
Southern defences, 351-4.
Education, Female, Good, Bad, and Indifferent,
article on, 267—writers on education and
their needless arguments, ib.- American
teachers compared to foreign, 268—display
of tinsel in seminaries, ib.--comparison of
a Fifth avenue with a Paris school, 269—
views of celebrated women, 1.-the Abbott
Institute, 270-praise of it by the Principal,
271–invitation to the Prince of Wales, ib.
female university, 272-the dollars made the
criterion of excellence, ib.-different educa-
tion required by males and females, ib.-Dr.
Abbot's admiration of his own labors, 274
celebrated female scholars, ib.----pedantic la-
dies satirized by Molière and Addison, 275
-Ingham University, 277-female profess-
ors, 278—Professors of Greenleaf Institute,
279—their boundless erudition, 280_criti-
cisms in European journals, 281-tbe Van
Norman Institute and its character, 282—
views of the Principal on the study of Latin,
282_3_objections to large schools, ib. - effect
of home influence, 284.
Ernst, Louis, his French Course, noticed, 376.
Ernst Louis, his Complete Spanish Course
Eyma, Zavier, his Republique Américaine no-
Faraday, Michael, his Lectures on a Candle
Francis, Dr. Valentine Mott, his Thesis on Hos-
pital Hygiene reviewed, 191-2.
Guizot, M., his Eglise, &c., noticed, 400.
Guthrie, G. J., his Commentaries noticed, 398.
Hartwig, George, his Islands of the Pacific
Hebrew Men and Times, noticed, 396.
Herder, J. G., his Philosophy of History no-
Homer, the Men and Women of, article on, l-
universality of his influence and amount bor-
rowed from him, ib.-this admiration of no
modern growth, 2, 3-dialogue between
Orestes and Clytemnestra, 3-comparison
with other poets, 4, et seq.-character of He-
len, 5, et seq.-treatment by Virgil, 8–10—
Ulysses discovers his father, 10-dialogue
between father and son, 11-13—comparison
with Tasso and Milton, 14, 15—appearance
of Achilles, 16—speech of Priam, 17—the
combat between Achilles and Hector, 18, et
seq.-grief of Andromache for the death of
Hector, 22-appeal of Priam to Achilles, and
its effect, 24-hospitality of the hero, 25
character of Ulysses compared to that of
Æneas, ib. — comparison with the classic
dramatists, 26, et seq.-variety of the Ho-
Hood, Thomas, his works noticed, 399.
Hymns for Mothers and Children noticed, 199.
Life and Adventure in South Pacific, reviewed,
Literature, Modern Italian, article on, 77-in-
tellectual activity at the present day, ib.-
reasons why Italian literature is neglected
by foreigners, 77-Italian language but little
studied abroad, 78-mystic character of
early Italian literature, 79—writers of the
seventeenth century, 80—of the eighteenth
century, ib.-of the nineteenth century, 81
-ode by Manzoni, ib.-Monti and Foscolo,
93-character of Monti's writings, 84—his
death regarded as a pational loss, 85—la-
borious habits of Foscolo, 86—his address
before the Congress of Lyons, ib.-attentions
received from Napoleon, 87-general charac-
ter of his writings, 89, et seq.-Vico and
Verri and their principal works, 92—Passe-
roni compared to Goldsmith, 93—dramatists
and novelists, 94-philosophers, 96.
Macleod, George, his Notes on Surgery, &c.,
Maid (The) of Saxony, reviewed, 377.
Marshall, Leonard, his Sacred Star noticed, 199.
McClellan, Major-General George B., his Armies
of Europe reviewed, 188–91.
Memorial Volume reviewed, 185–7.
Method of Classical Study, noticed, 375.
Morals (The) of Trade, article on, 153—teach-
ings of adversity, ib.—honesty the best
policy, 154_effect of dishonesty on com-
merce, &c., 155—evils of commerce, 158-9—
contempt of Greeks and Romans for business
men, 160—modern publishers of their own
infamy, ib.-effect of culture on morals, 161
-publishers influenced by the character