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National Quarterly Review.
Adventures of Philip, noticed, 396.
Annual of Scientific Discovery, criticised, 166
00 scientific character, 166_extravagant
praise of indifferent books, ib.
Astronomy of India and China, noticed, 372.
Astronomy of the Ancients, Historical Survey
of, noticed, 168.
Aurora Leigh, article on, 134-criticisms and
specimens, 137, et seq.
Catalogue of Columbia College, noticed, 369
improvements in the College, 370.
Care of Macpelah and other Poems, review-
ed, 176, et seq.
Chinese (The) Literature, article on, 1-China
little known in the West, ib. causes of this
ignorance, 2-Confucius and other learned
men, ib.-erroneous views in regard to
Chinese language and their causes, 3-char-
acter of the alphabet, ib.-origin of the
Chinese characters and their high antiquity,
comparison with the classic languages, 5
-different kinds of words, 6-Chinese
grammar, 7-dictionaries, 8-evidences of
early civilization, g--the Great Wall, 10%
voluminous literature, 10-11-Chinese tray.
ellers' opinions, 12-13—large proportion of
poetry, 14Chinese novels, 15-16_classical
and canonical writings, 17-simplicity of the
Chinese religion, 18-dramatic literature,
i. - specimens, 19-20—Chinese tragedy, 21
-licentiousness of comedies, ib.-writings
of Confucius, 22-early poetry, its char-
acter, 23-specimens, ib.--general character
of Chinese civilization, literature, &c., 24-5.
Cty of the Saints (Burton's), reviewed, 188-91.
Correspondence of Leigh Hunt, poticed, 179.
Cross Bearer (The), noticed, 197.
Currency, Effects of War and Speculation on,
270_fluctuations of, 271-in France, ib-in
Russia and in England, 272-3-price of bul-
lion, 274effect of war on, ib. -cost of the
French wars, 275-distress in England, 276–
comparison of the latter with this country,
0.- disturbances, 277-8-English commer.
cial panic, 279-money scarce, or abundant,
according as the sales exceed the purchases,
Deafness, Treatise on, noticed, 167.
Dean, The, of Lismore's Book, noticed, 171.
Demonology, &c., article on, 25—general belief
belief in purgatory , 33tho Koran view of
angels, 33-5—the Persian and Chaldean
angelology, 36-7-Talmudical legends, 39-40
-Egyptian and Hindoo systems, 41.
Dictionary, The Union Bible, noticed, 194.
Discourse in Commemoration of the Life and
Character of Rev. Dr. Bethune, by Rev. Dr.
Isaac Ferris, reviewed, 377, e seq.
Education, &c., of the Christian Ministry, arti-
cle on, 106_decline in, 107-Deed of reform.
ib-appointments according to capabilities,
108_effect of poverty, ib.former induoe-
ments to enter the ministry, 109-Charle-
magne's efforts in favor of education, 112,
et seq.-original design of the English uni-
versities, 114effects of clerical ignorance,
115-star preachers, 116-manners and
habits of the clergy, 117-inducements to
contribute to education, 118.
Education of Omcers, noticed, 398.
Edwin Brothertoft, reviewed, 391-2.
Encyclopaedia Americana, noticed, 198-200.
English Grammar, Quackenbos', criticised,
Fever, the Yellow, article on, 148_armies
demoralized by fear of pestilence, 149citi-
zens suffer more than troops, 150-epidemic
at Cadiz, id-at Barcelona, 161-2-at New
York, 153—characteristic symptoms of yel-
low fever, 156, et seq.
First Book of Chemistry, noticed, 397.
Genius of Christianity (Chateaubriand's), no.
Goethe, the Works and Influence of, article on,
227-citizen of the world, 228-numerous
books written about, 229-failure to do him
justice, ib.-Carlyle makes the nearest ap-
proach to accuracy, i.-Riemer's biography
and its character, 231, et seq.-biography by
Falk, 233-by Mrs. Austin, ib. comparison
of Goethe with other poets, 234his early
life, 235, et seq.-his friendship for Byron,
236-7-contradictory opinions, 238—goes to
Leipzig and thence to Strasburg, 239-meets
with Fredrika and plans Faust, &c., 1.-
his greatest blemish, 240—-control over his
passions, ib.-his ideas of love, 241-his own
account of his writings, 242-extenuating
circumstances, 243—Bettina's letters to tho
poet's mothor, 243-his Tasso criticised, 245
-his Werther, ib. Faust criticised and
compared to other works, 247-the au-
thor's toachings, 247-8-censure on, by
Menzel, 248--bis universal knowledge, ú.
Grammar of Latin Language, noticed, 172.
Hans of Iceland, reviewed, 388, et seq.
Histoire de la Femme, noticed, 383.
History of Animals, Aristotle's, noticed, 368.
Insurance Companies (Quackery of), article on,
359-number in New York, legitimate and
illegitimate, ib. exceptions, 360_origin of
insurance, 361-relative amount of good and
evil, ib. illustrative example of the quack
Koran (The), new translation of noticed, 194.
Leisure Hours in Town, reviewed, 173, et seq.
Lessons on Physiology and Comparative Ana-
tomy, noticed, 169.
Letter of President Felton, noticed, 197.
Life and Letters of Irving, reviewed, 373, et
Life and Writings of Irving, reviewed, 183,
Lucretius on The Nature of Things, article on,
203-great authors careless of their fame, ib.
--uncertainty as to the time and place of Lu-
crotius' birth, 204-supposed to have been
educated at Athens, 1.-prejudices against
him, ib.-his atheism, 205, et seq.-general
admiration of his writings by men of
genius, 208-analysis of the Epicurean philo-
sophy, 203-11-specimens of The Nature of
Things, 212, et seq.--the author's views in
regard to the gods, 215-in regard to the
soul, 217-opinions of the ancients, 218-
the corporeal theory, 219—views of Seneca,
ib.--virtues and vices corporeal, 220-modern
atheists and infidels, 221_descriptions, 222,
et seq.-the plagueat Athens, 223-4-mother's
Lyrics for Freedom, reviewed, 180-1.
Maintenon, Madame de, and her Times, 249
courted by Louis XIV, ib.-her marriage,
250—different views of her life, ib. charac-
ter of the age in which she lived, 251-Ma-
dame de Maintenon's early history, 252-3
intrigues of Catherine de Medici, 253-4-
conflicting opinions of different writers, 256
---Madame de Maintenon born in a prison,
257-is brought to Paris by her widowed
mother, 259—both support themselves by
their needle, ib. the daughter is married
to the poet Scarron, 259—becomes a widow,
ab.-the mistresses of Louis XIV, her rivals,
260-advice to, by Fénélon, 264--attachment
to Madame Guyon, 265—school at St. Cyr,
266-proselyting spirit, 269—her charity and
devotion, ib.retrospect, 270.
Maud, a Representative Poem, article on, 76
character of the hero, ib.-progress of hu-
man development, 78-illustrative speci.
mons of the poem, 80-2.
Memoirs of Fouquet, noticed, 376.
Mexico during the last Forty Years, noticed,
Precieuses. Ridicules, 02-analysis, 03_
triumphant success of the piece, ib.--tho
author's misfortanes commence, 94—his
amours, 94, et seq. anecdotes, 95-marriage
to Mle, Béjart, 06-Intrigues, 97-L'Ecole
des Femmes, 98-the author considered as
a critic, ib.-various pieces and their gen
eral characteristics, 99. et seq.-Tartuffe in-
terdicted, 101-the friends and enemies of
the author, ib.-general character of the
play, 102–ihe author's death and difficulties
attending his burial, 104great popularity,
105-monument to his memory, ib.
More (Sir Thomas) and his Times, article on,
42-interest of his story, 43—his general
qualities, ib.-calumnies against him, 4-
his love of truth, 45-sketch of his life, 46,
d seq.he afllicts bis body to comfort his
soul, 49—comparison with Luther, 500
ters Parliament and delivers bold speeches,
51-his diplomatic talents, 52L bis contented
disposition and abstemious habits, 53—rela-
tions with Henry VIII, 55-appointed Speaker
of the Commons, 56 defence of the Greek
language, 68--his efforts in defence of the
Church of Rome, 61-2_character as a pub-
lio functionary, 62, et seq.-his inaugural
speech as Chancellor, 63-adrice to the
King, 65-his troubles begin, 66-charges of
venality proved unfounded, 69_conduct to
dissenters, 68-threatened with persecution,
70, et seq.- opposition to Henry's divorce,
71-is sent to the Tower, 72, his trial, con-
viction, and execution, 73, et seq.-general
Mother and Her Work, noticed, 398.
National Academy of Design, article on, 158-
art criticism in America, ib.-painters not
the best critics, 159_results of the present
system, 160—Powell's portrait of George
law criticised, 161-Dr. Cogswell's portrait,
by Mr. Hicks, 162-Chancellor Ferris's por
Natural History, Dew Theories and new Discov.
eries in, article on, 320-importance of the
study, 321- need of zoological gardens in
America, 332-slave-making instinct among
ants, 323-4 antiquity of the globe, 325
Nao York City during the American Revola-
tion, noticed, 382
Palmer's Hand Book, noticed. 372.
Poems (Clough's) reviewed, 385, et seq.
Poetry of the Afghans, noticed, 394.
Poetry, Sacred, of the Middle Ages, article on,
280-ages of faith, ib.--the arts and scienoes
subserve the cause of religion, 281-450
styles, 282–St. Avitus first sacred poet, 26
-specimens, 287, et seq.mmetrical componi-
tions, 290-mysteries, or miracle plays, 291
-works of Thomas Aquinas, 293—Francis-
can convents and their sway, 29+Dies Ira,
its character, 295, et seq.-Hymn by Francus
Xavier, 299--general character of hymn serT.
Poland, Causes and Consequences of her Fall,
article on, 331-territorial extent of the re
public, 331-ethnological character and er.
tent, 332_relations to the rest of Europe,
ib.--the Polish language, 333—character and
pursuits of the slaves, 334-causes of the
decay of Poland, 335_radical vice of her
government, 16.-elective monarchy an ano-
maly, 337-privileges of the nobles, and
their origin, 338-effects of party spirit,
--the free veto, 341-belligerent character
3, S echs or party site
of the Poles, 342-immediate cause of dis.
memberment, 343–intervention of the great
powers in the elections, 344—the spoliators
procure a ratification of their spoliations,
Prison Life at Richmond, reviewed, 195-6.
Revelation and Science, poticed, 371.
Roman History at Rome, noticed, 182.
Roman History of Ammianus, noticed, 384.
Sarre Memoirs of Stanislas, noticed, 383.
Sidney, Sir Philip, articlo on, 118_sketch of
his life, 119, et seq.-his schoolboy days, 120
-his scholarship, 121-personal appearance
and disposition, ib. conduct of Elizabeth
towards him, 12-his Arcadia criticised,
124, d seq.-his Defence of Poesy, 128-
extract from, ib.--petition for promotion,
12—Astrophel and Stella, criticism of and
extracts from, 130-31--the author admitted
to the Privy Council, and sent to the Nether-
lands, 131-appointed governor of Flushing,
and subsequently made a general, 132-is
slain in battle, 133-general character, ib.
Sketches of Secession (Parson Brownlow's), no-
Seclish Movement Cure, Exposition of, noticed,
Tableau de l'Empire Romain, noticed, 381.
Theaetetus (The) of Plato, noticed, 371.
Tracts for Priests, &c., criticised, 197.
Translation of New Testament, noticed, 395-6.
Via Media, noticed, 392.
War, Laws and Ethics of, articlo on, 302
-mutual accusations and recriminations
of belligerents, 303—the right of secession
the right of anarchy, 304the Federal
Government act on the law of self-
preservation, 305---writers on the law of
nations and their opinions, 306, el seq.--
ancient and modern modes of warfare, 308,
et seg.--charges of barbarity against the
Federal Government, 311-the Sepoy war
and the manner in which it was carried on
by our accusers, 312-15-distinction be.
tween the British government and the British
press, 315-great political catastrophes to
be regarded as a warning. 316-what inter-
vention means, 317-18-charges against us
on account of present war, 319-a good army
a more convincing argument than the au-
thority of all the publicists, 320.
VOL. VL No. XIL MARCH, 1863.
*Pelchrum est bene facere reipublicæ, etiam bene dicere haud absurdum est."
EDWARD I. SEARS, EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR.