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"Pulchrum est bene facere reipublicæ, etiam bene dicere haud absurdum est.”

NEW YORK:

EDWARD I. SEARS, EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR.

GENERAL AGENTS.
YORK: ROSS & TOUSEY, 121 NASSAU STREKT. PHILADELPHIA : JAMES K. SIMON (SUCCINSOR TO

OTH STITH STREET. Boston: A. WILLIAMS & CO., 100 WANH.
INGTON STREET. BALTIMORE: JAMES S. WATERS, 168 BALTIXORA STREKT.

LONDON : TRUBNER & Co., 12 PATERNOSTER Row.

1862..

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1862, by

E. I. SEARS,

in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, for the Southern

District of New York.

WYNKOOP, HALLENBECK & THOMAS, PRINTERS,

No. 113 FULTON STREET, NEW YORK.

1621" This volume has been rebound with funds

provided by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities

CONTENTS OF No. IX.

PAGE

I. THE CHINESE LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE...

1. A Dissertation on the Characters and Sounds of the

Chinese Language; including Tables of the Elementary

Characters, and of the Chinese Monosyllables. By J. Marsh-

MAN.

2. Dictionnaire Chinois, Français et Latin, publié d'après

l'Ordre de sa Majesté l'Empereur et Roi Napoleon le Grand.

Par M. DE GUIGNES, Resident de France à la Chine, attaché

au Ministère des Relations extérieures, Correspondant de la

première et de la troisème Classe de l'Institute.

3. Wang Keaou Loan Pih Nëën Chang Han, or the last-

ing Resentment of Miss Keaou Luan Wang; a Chinese

Tale, founded on fact. Translated from the original by

Robert Thom, Esq., resident at Canton.

4. Laou-sing-urh, or "An Heir in his Old Age," a Chinese

Drama. Translated from the Original Chinese. By J. F.

Davis, Esq., of Canton. To which is prefired a Brief View

of the Chinese Drama and of their Theatrical Exhibitions.

5. Han Koong Tser, or the Sorrows of Han, a Chinese

Tragedy, translated from the original, with notes. By

John Francis Davis, F. R. S., Member of the Royal

Asiatic Society, and of the Oriental Translation Commit-

tee, &c.

II. ANGELOLOGY AND DEMONOLOGY, ANCIENT AND MODERN.... 25

1. The Demon of Socrates. Plato's Works.

2. Demonology and Witchcraft. By James N. WELLES.

3. The Koran. Translated by GEORGE SALE. London.

III. Sir THOMAS MORE AND HIS TIMEs...

1. More's Latin Works.

2. The Life of Sir Thomas More. By William ROPER.

3. Tres Thomæ. By Thomas STAPLETON.

IV. MAUD AS A REPRESENTATIVE POEM ...

................ 76

Maud. By ALFRED Tennyson.

THE COMEDIES OF MOLIERE............................. 83

1. Euvres complétes de Molière, edition variorum, &c. Par

CHARLES LOUANDRE. 2 vols. 12mo.

2. (Euvres de Molière, avec un Commentaire, un Discours

Préliminaire, et un Vie de Molière. Par M. Auger, de

l'Académie Française. 9 vols. 8vo.

3. Histoire de la Vie et des Ouvrages de Molière. Par J.

TASCHEREAU. 8vo.

Recit de la Cérémonie de l'Inauguration de la Fontaine

Molière, 15 Janvier, 1841. 8vo.

VI. EDUCATION AND UNITY OF PURSUIT OF THE CHRistian Ministry, 106

1. Unité de Poursuite du Ministère Chrétien. Par L'Abbe

DE VALIERE.

2. Letters on Clerical Manners and Habits ; addressed

to a Student in the Theological Seminary at Princeton, N. J.

By Samuel Miller, D. D., Professor of Ecclesiastical Histo-

ry and Church Government in the said Seminary.

3. History of the Jesuits, from the Foundation of their

Society to its Suppression by Pope Clement XIV.; their Mis-

sions throughout the Worid ; their educational System and

Literature; with their Revival and Present State. By An-

DREW Steinmetz, author of " The Novitiate," “ The Jesuit in

the Family."

VII. Sir Philir SIDNEY.......

........ 118

1. The Life and Times of Sir Philip Sidney. By Mrs. S. M.

Davis.

2. The Works of Sir Philip Sidney, in prose and verse.

In 3 volumes. Fourteenth edition.

VIII. AURORA LEIGI...

....................... 134

Aurora Leigh. By Elizaberu BARRETT Browning.

IX. Yellow Fever A WORSE ENEMY TO CivilIANS THAN TO

SOLDIERS .......................................... 148

1. Observations and Inquiries into the Nature and Treatment

of the Yellow, or Bulam Fever, in Jamaica and at Cadiz;

particularly in what regards its Primary Cause, and assigned

Contagious Powers, &c. By EDWARD Doughty, Member of

the Royal College of Surgeons of London, and Surgeon to

the Forces............................................. 148

2. Practical Illustrations of Typhus and other Febrile

Diseases. By John ARMSTRONG, M. D.

3. Rélations Historique et Médicale de la Fièvre-Jaune,

&c. Par M. F. M. AUDOUARD, M. D. .

X. THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF DESIGN AND ITS GREAT Men.. 158

National Academy of Design. Catalogue of the Thirty-

secenth Annual Exhibition. ....

.......... 158

XI. Notices and Criticisms :

Science and Education.......

165

Belles-Lettres....................

173

History, Biography and Travels..

182

Miscellaneous.............

193

New PUBLICATIONS........

........ 200

THE

NATIONAL QUARTERLY REVIEW.

No. IX.

JUNE, 18 6 2.

Art. I.-1. A Dissertation on the Characters and Sounds of the

Chinese Language ; including Tables of the Elementary Characters, and of the Chinese Monosyllables. By J. MARSHMAN.

Printed at Serampore. 2. Dictionnaire Chinois, Français et Latin, publié d'après l'Ordre

de sa Majesté l'Empereur et Roi Napoleon le Grand Par M. DE GUIGNES, Resident de France à la Chine, attaché au Ministère des Relations extérieures, Correspondant de la première et de la troisième Classe de l'Institute. A Paris.

1813. 3. Wang Keaou Lwan Pih Nëën Chang Hán, or the lasting Resent

ment of Miss Keaou Lwan Wang; a Chinese Tale, founded on fact. Translated from the original by ROBERT Thom, Esq., resident at Canton. Canton. 1839. Printed at the Carton

Press office. 4. Laou-sing-urh, or "An Heir in his Old Age," a Chinese Drama.

Translated from the Original Chinese. By J. F. Davis, Esq., of Canton. To which is prefixed a Brief View of the Chinese

Drama and of their Theatrical Exhibitions. London. 5. Han Koong Tsew, or the Sorrows of Hün, a Chinese Tragedy,

translated from the original, with notes. By John Francis Davis, F. R. S., Member of the Royal Asiatic Society, and of the Oriental Translation Committee, &c. 4to. London. 1829.

and of their ch is prefixed nese. By J. Finese

It is still true of China that there is no civilized country in the world, of one tenth its extent or population, so little known in the West. There are different reasons for this ;

VOL. V.-NO. IX.

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