« PreviousContinue »
Moore's intimacy with Washington
Narcissus, Mahomed's ' food of the soul,'
Nasmyth hammer, 298.
Negroes in the United States, condition
Neve' on the surface of glaciers, 92.
Niebuhr's belief in the miracles of the
Nile, source of the, 274—ancient expe-
, remains found in the sediments
of the, 384.
Nyanza Victoria (Lake), position of,
Oak, superstitions attached to the, 223
Oratorio, origin of the word, 264.
Ordination, anecdotes of examination
Ostrich's alleged want of m-opyii, 56.
Palestine, zoology of, 44.
Passaglia's petition to the Pope to resign
Passion flower, the, 248.
Peat, its growth unequal, 379.
Philip II. (of Spain), his laborious life,
Pius IX., his violent explosions of
Plymouth Breakwater, 305.
Porteus (Bishop of London), princely
Portland Breakwater, 305 — wall con-
Ports, ancient Roman, 304.
'Progress,' Shakspere's use of the word
Publishers and authors, natural historv
Puszta or Steppes of Hungary, descrip-
Pyramid of Cheops, its expense at a
Quadra (de\ the Spanish minister at
Quails of the Bible, various opinions
Railways, steep gradients of, 324—great
Rappists, the, 419.
Regelation, discovery of the property
Reichsrath, debates in the Austrian, 40.
Rendu's (M.) priority in recognising
Rizzio (David), an intriguing Italian
Roads, Roman, 312.
Robin, Breton legend respecting the,
Rochdale Pioneers, 424—their determi-
Roman Church, Italian desire of change
to Italian liberty and unity, 496—
498 — the temporal sovereignty re-
499 — society 'for reclaiming the
Home (ancient), different opinions on
, present state of, 250—innume-
Romowe, the old sacred centre of the
Rose, an ecclesiastical emblem, 238—
of England (white), Pliny's al-
Ruminating power ascribed to the coney
Russell's (Scott) improved lines in ship-
Sacred trees and flowers, 210—the palm,
Dartmoor, 218—the oak and mistle-
St. John's wort, legend respecting, 240.
St. Leonard's forest, legend of, 237.
Saussure (de) on glaciers and other
Savings-banks (Post-office), effects of,
Scandinavian mythology, 224.
Schmerling's geological explorations,
Scott's (Sir Walter) services to Wash-
Shakers (the), 419.
Shamrock (the), 246.
Shark (white), able to swallow a man
Ships, increase in the size of, 302—iron
Shire-oak (the great) shadowing three
Slovacks, the industrial Scots of Hun-
Smeaton's the best form of lighthouses,
Smiles's 'Biographies of Engineers,'
Smith (Dr. George, Bishop of Victoria),
Smith's (Dr. William) 'Dictionary of
Smith's (Sydney) raillery of Bishop
Spain (court of) under Philip II. the
Species, transmutation of, 412.
Spirit-rapping, inquiry into the origin
Spiritualism, modern, 179—grotesque
drinking spirits, 186—muscular im-
Stanley's (Canon)' Life of Bishop Stan-
Stature, earliest European races of
Statuto, the festival of Italian nati-
Steam-engine the greatest mechanical
Stone ships, 306.
Story's 'Koba di Roma,' 250—statue of
Strikes, mistaken notions leadiug to,
Stuarts, the oak the ' suiacheantas' of
Suez, ship canal of, 327.
Swiss lakes, ancient dwellings on piles
Table-turning, 1N4—Mr. Faraday's ex-
Tasca's (Count) services in the reli-
Telegraph, electric, 329.
Thomson's (Dr.) 'The Land and the
Trieste the centre of Austrian maritime
Tristram's contributions to the orni-
Tunnels for English railways, 80 miles
Tyndall's (Dr.) experiments, 116—ser-
Unicorn of Scripture, mistake respect-
White-thorn, superstition attached to
Whitworth's gauges and measuring
Wilson's (Bishop of Calcutta) Life br
Wines, analysis of Hungarian, Si-
Wordsworth's (Dr.) 'Tour in Italy,'
Yggdrassil, the tree of the world, 224
LONDON, JULY, 1863.
Smith, Elder, and Co.'s New Publications.
EOMOLA. By George Eliot, Author of 'Adam Bede,'
'The Mill on the floss,' 'Scenes of Clerical Life,' and 'Silas Marner.' 3 vols, post 8vo. Vjj^
BATTLEFIELDS of the SOUTH, from BULL BUN to
FREDERICKSBURG. Described by a SOUTHERN COMBATANT. With Sketches of Confederate Commanders. 2 vols, post 8vo. J
A MINING JOURNEY ACROSS THE GREAT ANDES;
With Explorations In The Silver Mining Districts Of The Provinces
SHAKESPEARE - CHARACTERS, Chiefly Subordinate.
A Series Op Essays On The Characters In The Following Plays:—
By CHARLES COWDEN CLARKE. Demy 8v«. Roxburgh Binding. 12». 1
ICELAND: Its Scenes and Sagas. By Sabine Baring
GOULD, M.A..Fellow of S. Nicholas College, Lancing; Member of the Norse Literary
QUEENS OF SONG: Being Memoirs Of Some Of The
Most Celebrated Female Vocalists Who Have Appeared On The Lyric Staoe, From The Earliest Days Of The Opera To The Present Time. To which is added a Chronological List of all the Operas that have been performed in Europe. By ELLEN CREATHORNE CLAYTON. With Six Portraits, engraved on Steel. 2 vols. Demy 8vo. 32s.
Dedicated, by permission, to H.R.H. the Duke of Cambridge.
A MILITARY VIEW OF RECENT CAMPAIGNS IN
VIRGINIA AND MARYLAND. By CAPTAIN C. C. CHESNEY, R.E., Professor of Military History, Sandhurst College. With Maps and Plans. Post 8vo. Gs.
RECOLLECTIONS AND ANECDOTES: Being A Second
Series Of Reminiscences Of The Camp, The Court, And The Clubs. Bv
REMINISCENCES OF CAPTAIN GRONOW: Being
Anecdotes Of The Camp, The Court, And The Clubs, At The Close Of The Last War With France. Related by Himself. Second Edition, with Four Illustrations. Crown 8vo. 9>.
Fourth and Cheaper Edition.
THROUGH NORWAY WITH A KNAPSACK By W.
MATT1EU WILLIAMS. With a Map, Six Coloured Views, and other Dlustrations.
OLD NEW ZEALAND: Being Incidents Of Native
Customs And Character In The Old Times. By A PAKEHA MAORI. Post 8vo. 5s. Q. Rev.—No. 227. B
QUARTERLY LITERARY ADVERTISER. [/«/y.
SMITH, ELDER, & CO.'S NEW PUBLICATIONS—eontiMed. A DIGEST OF MOHAMMEDAN LAW, On Subjects To
WHICH THAT I.AW IS USUALLY APPLIED RY COURTS OF JUSTICE IX BRITISH
India. Compiled and Translated from Authorities in the Original Arabic. By X. B. E.
ninitrated library Edition.
THE MOORS AND THE FENS. By F. G. Traftord,
.Author of 'City and Suburb,' 'Too Much Alone,' &c With Fire Illustrations.
THREE ESSAYS. I. Learning And Science.—n. Science
And Language.—III. Language And Poetry. Demy 8to.
NOTES ON SHOEING HORSES. By Lieut.-coloxel
FITZWYGRAM, 15th (The King's) Hussars. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged.
Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged.
HOUSEHOLD MEDICINE: Containing A Familiar De
Scriitiox Op D1sba8es, Thkir Nature, Causes, And Symptoms; The Most Approved Methods Of Treatment; And The Properties Ant> Uses Of Remedies, including many New and Valuable Medicines, with Directions for Preparing them, and Rules for the Management of the Sick-room. Expresslr adapted for Family Use. By JOHN GARDNER, M.D., of the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh. With numerous Illustrations. Demy8vo. 12s.
THE CORNH1LL MAGAZINE. Volume VII. Comprising
812 pages of Letterpress, 21 large Illustrations, by FREDERICK Leishtox, John Evkp.kttmili.ais, Frederick Walker, and George Dl* Maurier, and numerous small Vignette Drawings. .Handsomely bound in cloth, 7s. Gd.
New and Cheaper Edition.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF LUTFULLAH, A Mohammedan
Gentleman (chiefly Resident Tx India); And His Transactions With His
New and Cheaper Edition.
AGNES OF SORRENTO. By Mrs. Harriet Beechee
STOWE, Author of ' Uncle Tom's Cabin.' Fcap. 8vo. 2j. W.
SHAKESPEARE COMMENTARIES. By Dr. G. G. Ger
VINUS, Professor at Heidelberg. Translated under the Author's Superintendence, by F. E. Bunnett. 2 vols. Demy 8vo. 24s.
LOST AMONG THE AFFGHANS: Being The Adventures
Of John Campbell (otherwise Feringhee Bacha) Amongst The Wild Trims Of Central AsrA. Related by HIMSELF to HUBERT OSWALD FRY With Portrait. Post 8vo. 7». 6<i.
TEN YEARS IN THE UNITED STATES: Being An
Englishman's Vrews Of Men And Things In The North And South. By
WATERLOO: The Downfall Of The First Napoleon.
A History Of The Campaign Of 1815. By GEORGE HOOPER, Author of 'The Italian Campaigns of General Bonaparte.' With Maps and Plans. Demy 8vo. 15s. cloth.
JOURNAL OF A POLITICAL MISSION TO AFGHAN
1STAN IN 1S")7. With An Account Of The Country Axd People. ByH.W. BELLEW, Medical Officer to the Mission. With Eight Plates. Demy8vo. 16s. cloth.
SMITH, EIDER, & CO., Co, CORNHILL.