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OBITUARY. ink to it, as to wood engravings, and thus taking impressions from it. In this he succeeded. From S DEATH OF His Royal HIGHNESS THE DUKE OF Senefelder's time up to the present day, the art of

U ssex. It is our melancholy duty to announce Lithography has gone on gradually improving the death of his Royal Highness the Duke of Sussex, The lithotint process of Mr. Hullmandel may be who expired at Kensington Palace at a quarter past thus described : -The drowing having been sketch twelve yesterday afternoon. The fatal iermination ed, tinted, and finished by the artist on the stone of his illness, though sudden, was not wholly un. with lithographic ink, mixed with water to produce expected. For the last few days the most serious the various shades, is covered over with gum fearswere entertained thathis Royal Highnesscould water, and weak nitric acid, to fix it; after wait. not survive many hours. The death of a prince of ing a sufficient time to dry, a solution of rosin and the blood royal inust always be a painfulevent ina spirits of wine is poured over the stone, and as this country so remarkable as England for the loyalty ground contracts by drying, it cracks into millions of its people ; but in the case of the late Duke of of reticulations, which can only be discovered by Sussex there were many circum-stances calculate the use of a microscope ; very strong acid is then to cause regret at his departure from amonng us. poured over the aquatint coating: which, entering Independent altogether of the supposed coinciall the fissures, produces the same effect on the dence of his views on general affairs with those of stone as the gra:vulations of the chalk by the ordin- a particular political party, and the consequent ary process. The rosin protects the drawing especial and particular causes of lamentation which everywhere but in the cracks, and having remain they may conceive themselves to have in the loss ed a sufficient time to act on the unprotected parts of one who from his station lent a sort of respecta. of the drawing, the ground is washed off, and all bility to them, there were many personal qualities appearance of the subject on the stone vanishes, exhibited from time to time by him whch'excited until, ink being applied by a roller in the ordinary the regard of a large portion of his countrymen. way, it is reproduced, and ready for taking off the of his position as a politician it is not intended here required number of impressions, which in some to speak, except merely to indicate what it was ; cases have extended to the number of 2,000.- but it may be well to record a few of those pe: Athenæum.

culiarities which characterized him, and are identi

fied with his name in the memories of the people. ANCIENT Coins-From Brittany, we hear of a It is true that his claims were rather of a negadiscovery which has been made in the fine old Ca. tive than a positive character ; but even negative thedral of Saint Pol-de-Léon. The workmen en virtues acquire an additional value when exhibit. gaged in repairing the vault, discovered a vase ofed in the conduct of one occupying so high a place baked clay, which being broken, was found to con and exposed to so many temptations of rank and tain some thirty ancient coins, of the fourteenth authority, and of the imagined license which at. century. They are all the coins of contemporary tends the royal station. princesplaced there, no doubt, to indicate the It has not generally been the custom for princes date of the portion of the building in which they of the blood royal of England to take an active were discovered—the greater number of them being part in political affairs. In some instances—espe. of the dukes of Brittany. Amongst these pieces cially in that of the present King of Hanover-they there are-one of John, Count of Montfort, who may lave slighty overstepped the tacit rule ; but died in 1345, the father of Duke John IV., and their general practice has been to appear as seldom husband of the celebrated Jeanne de Montfort, the as possible in their public capacity as peers of Par. daughter of Louis Count of Flanders and Nevers, liament, and then mainly to confine themselves to who died at Cressy, in 1346,-one of this latter such questions as might be thought immediately prince, -one of Edward III., of England, who was or remotely to affect the stability of the throne, or John's ally in his wars against France, and the the personal respectability of the reigning family. father of his first wife-one of David, King of Scot. At the same time, however, either motives of policy, land, -one of Phillip of Valois,-and several of or those specific opinions on affairs which no na. Charles V.-Athenæum.

tive of a free country, however high his station,

can be wholly without, have induced them to CHIMNEYS.- A plan has been proposed by Mr. Jconciliate different classes of the country, by al. Moon, architect, for a new construction of chimneys. lowing themselves to be supposed to coincide with It was stated that, as cleansing chimneys by boys them in their general principles. Thus the pres. was abolished, there is not the necessity for fues to

ent King of Hanover was looked on as more fav. be of the present large rectangular form, being illorable to the views of one great party, while the adapted for the emission of smoke, and cleansing late King, as Duke of Clarence, lent more prepon. under the recent regulations. The flues are proposed derance to the other. The late Duke of Sussex, also, to be circular, and

of three sizes ; viz. for kitchens, was generally known to be favorable to what have general rooms, chambers and minor rooms; they usually been designated as Liberal principles ; and are to be formed of moulded bricks, to work in and he was for a long period of time regarded by the bind with the general brickwork within the thick. Whigs as one of those who supported their general ness of the walls; the gatherings at the openings to views. Indeed he did not withold his countenance be contracted, and the shaft to terminate with a cap to the late earl of Leicester, who, while Mr. Coke, contrived to divert the wind. Every flae is perfect of Norfolk, so publicly attacked the character of in itself, composed of few bricks, and so strong, that a wall is not diminished in strength by a series of the royal father of the illustrious duke, his late these flues; their adaptation in party-walls was

Majesty, George III. shown.-Literary Gazeite.

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luded to, the late Duke of Sussex did not frequent. CURIOSITY FROM CAINA.-The museum of the ly address the House, scarcely ever except when United Service Institution, has been enriched by be felt that there was some paramount necessity. the addition of the identical cage in which Mrs. Like all his royal brothers, he never spoke at any Noble was for six weeks confined. It is roughly length-avoiding argument and betrayals of politi. made of thick bars of wood, and is so small that the cal feeling more than were actually necessary to unfortunate captive must have remained during the tions of nature, and during the last illness of George whole time in a crouching position.

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the simple indication of opinion. His time and utterance-no outward sign of any decay of the attention were in preference bestowed on more mental powers. worthy and inore dignified objects on the study The public life of his late Royal Highness was and the patronage of the arts and sciences, of not of a character to present much foundation for a which he was a liberal and ever ready supporter. biographical notice. As has been said, he did not His conversaziones while President of the Royal frequently address the House of Lords, and his Society were distinguished for their brilliancy and opinions and predilections were rather to be in. the equality that was studiously maintained among ferred from his associations than drawn from actuthe guests while assembled on the common ground al declarations. But in his private life there were of learning and science. They were attended some circumstances of a peculiar and even roman. by all the first men of the day; and intellectual tic nature. endowments were a more sure passport to admis- The sixth son of his late Majesty, George III., sion and to respect than rank or title. A marked he was born on the 27th of January, 1773. A preference of personal over adventitions qualities, great part of his early life was spent on the Conti. in the choice of his associates, was indeed a strik- nent, principally in Italy. When twenty years of ing feature in the character of the late illustrious age-ihat is to say, in April, 1793—he espoused at duke-one which endeared him to many of those Rome, according to the forms of the Romish Church, who disapproved of the tendency of his political the Lady Augusta Murray, daughter of the Earl of predilections, but who repected in him this truly Dunmore. On their arrival in England, in the folEnglish virtue. From the affability and conde- lowing December, the marriage was again solem. scension of his manners, his general intelligence, nized, according to the ritual of the Church of and his disregard of useless ceremony when he de. England, publicly, by banns, at St George's, Han. sired to render himself agreeable, he was always a over square. These proceedings were, of course favorite as a chairman of public dinners of a chari- directly opposed to the Royal Marriage Act, which table nature, or those bearing more or less on the forbids the marriage of princes or princesses of the welfare of the liberal arts. Many a reader will re. blood royal with subjects of the British Crown. member the admirable manner in which he per. The proceedings of his Royal Highness gave deep formed the duties of president on these occasions and lasting offence to' his father, who would not always seeming to be warmly and personally in hear of any attempts to legalize the union, although terested in the objects that had called the assembly the duke, who preferred domestic happiness with together.

the woman of his affection to all the splendors of As a speaker in Parliament he was observable royalty, offered to resign any claims to the throne for facility of expression, and a straightforward which might accrue to him on condition of the simplicity and frankness in the expression of his marriage being allowed to remain in force. But opinions. His voice was clear, sonorous, and man. all these remonstrances were ineffectual, the provi. ly, and his delivery unembarrassed.

sions of the statute were held to be not less neces. No one, who once saw him could possibly mis. sary than peremptory, and the result was that take him. Very tall, and physically well develop the marriage was in August, 1794, declared ed, he maintained in his youth and manhood the by the Ecclesiastical Court to bé null and void. character of his family as one of the finest races of Two children-the present Sir Augnstus D'Este and men in the kingdom. Not so handsome as George Miss D'Este—were the issue of this marriage. On IV., he was, nevertheless, a man of marked and the decision of Court being made known, Lady striking appearance, much resembling the late duke Augusta felt it to be due to herself to separate from of York. Towards tbe close of his life, however, her husband, and she retired into an honorable sehe grew infirm from the gout and other illnesses, so clusion. much so that it was with difficulty that he was able The position of Sir Augustus D'Este and his sis. to rise and address the House. Sometimes he was ter is a most peculiar one. Recognized in society, requested to speak from his seat, as Lord Wynford and admitted to the royal circle as the children invariably does. What in youth had been full mus. of the duke, they are not legitimatizcd. Yet they cular development became, as he grew old, portli- are of royal blood by their mother's side as well as ness, and almost unwieldiness. Siill it was not the their father's. Lady Augusta's father was the bloated looseness which indicates a constitution Earl of Galloway; so that by both parents Sir over-tasked by excess, but the natural expansion and Augustus descends from Henry the Seventh, James fulness in decay of originally fine organization. His the Second of Scotland, and William the First of costume was very singular. A blue or black coat Orange. As the son of the Lady Augusta Murray, (like a great coat), often with bright buttons, and he stood towards his father in the relationship of with very long and ample skirts reaching almost to seventh cousin. Sir Augustus is an officer in the the feet, was buttoned closely over the breast, fit. army, and is deputy ranger of St. James's and ting tight to the fulness of the figure. Above this Hyde Parks. He has never married. coinpact mass rose his large fine head, hoary with In 1801 the prince was created Duke of Sussex the snows of nearly seventy years—white, rather (the dukedom being created for him) and Earl of than gray, hair falling on either side from Inverness. He was also Baron of Arklow. £12,000 the bald and shining surface-beetling in a thick a year was awarded him by Parliament, and subbrow over the eyes, the very lashes of which were sequently an additional sum of £9,000 a year. also white, and covering the cheeks even down to Always of Liberal sentiments, the circumstances the chin in whiskers not less snowy. This gave attending the dissolution of the marriage made him to his general figure a venerable appearance, like still more averse to the Court, and still more dis. some aged pastor. But more generally the late posed to adopt the views of the Whigs. On the duke wore a close-fitting black velvet skull-cap. death of his father further differences arose from that contrasted in a marked way with the white his wholly disapproving of the conduct of George hair, and gave to his contour the air one might at the Fourth towards Queen Caroline. He was tribute to a cardinal in undress. But although therefore absent from Court, and chose his associ. these attributes of feebleness and age were so ates elsewhere. The present Lord Dinorben, when prominent as to make it impossible to forget Mr. Hughes, used frequently to be his host, together the duke's figure when once you saw it, yet with Mr. Coke, of Norfolk, and other gentlemen. when he claimed the attention of the House there. The estrangement between the royal brothers, howwas no want of intellectual vigor-no faltering of' ever, could not bold out against the common affec

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On the accession of her Majesty there was some In 1816, The British Plutarch, in six vols. 8vo.
public talk of an attempt to legitimatize the son In 1817, Forty Sonnets from Petrarch, printed
and daughter of the late duke, but the political ob- (with every advantage of typography) by Sir. S.
stacles were deemed insurmountable. Meanwhile Egerton Brydges, Bart., at his private press, Lee
his Royal Highness had espoused (according to the Priory, Kent.
form which had already been declared illegal) the In 1820, Dr. Zouch's Works collected, with a
Lady Cecilia Underwood. As some compensation Prefatory Memoir, in two vols. 8vo., and a collec.
for the former proceeding, the duke's influence tion of Archbishop Markham's Carmina Quadrages.
with his royal niece obtained for the Lady Cecilia imalia, &c., in 410 and 8vo. for private circulation.
the title of Duchess of Inverness, and in the royal In 1821, A Charge delivered to the Clergy of the
circle she was recognized as his wife. At the din. | Archdeaconry of Cleveland, 8vo.-And the Lyrics
ner given to her Majesty at Guildhall, the Duchess of Horace, being a translation of the first four
sat at the Queen's table.

Books of his Odes. 8vo. Second edition in 4to. and
Altogether the death of the illustrious duke will 8vo. for private distribution only, 1832.
be sincerely lamented ; yet it was in the course of In 1822. A second Charge, delivered to the Clergy
nature at seventy years of age. There are now of the Archdeaconry of Cleveland, 8vo.
but two survivors of the sons of George the Third. In 1823, Two Assize Sermons, 8vo.--And a third
Of those royal princes none has exhibited in private Charge delivered to the Clergy of the Archdeaconry
life to a greater degree than the Duke of Sussex of Cleveland, 8vo.
qualities that tended to conciliate the personal re- In 1824, Sertum Cantabrigiense ; or the Cam.
gard even of those who deprecated his political bridge Garland, 8vo.
opinions.-Brilannia.

In 1828, Bp. Walton's Prolegomena to the PolyRev. Francis WRANGHAM, M. A.-Dec. 27. At glot Bible, with copious annotations, in 2 vols. 8vo. his residence in Chester, aged 73, the Rev. Francis under the sanction of the University of Cambridge; Wrangham, M. A., F. S. A., late Archdeacon of the which, with her accustomed munificence, defrayed East Riding of York, Chaplain to the Archbishop the expense of the publication. of York, Canon of York and Chester, and Rector of

The Plead, or Evidence of Christianity, forming Hunmanby, Yorkshire, and of Dodleston, Cheshire. the twenty-sixth volume of Constable's Miscellany. Mr. Wrangham was a member of the Roxburghe

In 1829, a Letter to the clergy of the Archdea. and Bannatyne clubs; and, as honorary adjunct, of conry of the East Riding of Yorkshire, on the Roseveral philosophical and literary societies.

man Catholic claims; of which Mr. Wrangham We now proceed to give a list of his numerous had, for upward of thirty years, been the firm bus publications.

temperate advocate. He is said to have published anonymously, in

He occasionally employed his leisure by printing 1792, an anti-radical parody on part of a comedy of (for private circula:ion exclusively) Centuria MiraAristophanes, with critical notes, entitled, Reform, bilis, and The Saving Bank, 4to. The Doom of the a farce, 8vo.

Wicked, a Sermon founded upon Baxter, and The In 1794, he sent to the press, The Restoration of Virtuous Woman, a Funeral Discourse on the the Jews, a Seaton prize poem, 4to.

Death of the Rt. Hon. Lady Anne Hudson, 8vo. In 1795, The Destruction of Babylon, a poem, 4to. and a few copies of a Catalogue of the English por. And a volume of Poems, 8vo.

tion of his voluminous library ; which, with chaIn 1798, Rome is Fallen, a Visitation Sermon racters of the subjects, authors, or editions, forms preached at Scarborough, 410.

642 pages, 8vo. (See Marton's Catalogue of Pri. In 1800, The Holy Land, a Seaton prize poem, 4to. vately Printed Books, P: 235.) In 1801, Practical Serinons, founded on Dod.

Psychæ, or Songs of Butterflies, by T. H. Bayly, dridge's Rise and Progress of Religion in the Soul. Esq., attempted in Latin rhymes to the same Another set, having for their basis, Baxter's Saint's airs, with a few additional trifles, 1828. (Privately Everlasting Rest, appeared for the first time in 1816; printed.) And several of his elegant poetical trans. when a selection of his various fugitive pieces was lations have from time to time appeared in our published in three vols. 8vo.

own pages. In 1802, Leslie's Short and Easy Method with

In 1842, Mr. Wrangham presented to Trinity the Deists, and the Truth of Christianity demon College, Cambridge, his valuable collection of pam. strated, with Four additional Marks, 8vo.

phlets, consisting of between 9 and 10,000 publica. In 1803, The Raising of Jairus's Daughter, a tions, bound in about 1000 volumes. As a literary poem, 8vo.

And The Advantages of Diffused man he was in an especial degree the laudatus a Knowledge, a Charity School Sermon, 4to.

laudatis—as one whose scholarship received the In 1808, A Dissertation on the best means of homage of Parr, and whose poetry the still rarer Civilizing the Subjects of the British Empire in eulogy of Byron. As a theological writer, his comIndia, and of diffusing the Light of the Christian positions were characterized by a sound orthodoxy Religion throughout the Eastern World, 4to.

and mild benevolence ; while the gentleness and And in the same year, The Restoration of Learn. timidity of his nature in some measure disqualified ing in the East, a poem, 4to. This was published him from bringing forward so earnestly and promi. at the express desire of the three judges appointed nently, as is now generally done, those particular by the University of Cambridge to award Mr. Bus truths of the Gospel in which he was a firm believ. chanan's prizes.

er through life, and to which he clung as his only In 1803, The corrected edition of Langhorne's ground of confidence in his later years of calm decay. Plutarch's Lives, with many additional notes, 6

Mr. Wrangham was twice married. His first vols. 8vo. And two Assize Sermons, 4to.

wife was Agnes, fifth daughter of Col. Ralph In 1809, A Sermon preached at Scarboro, at the Creyke, of Marton, in Yorkshire, by whom he had Primary Visitation of the Archbishop of York, 4to. only one daughter, late the wife of the Rev. Robert

In 1811, The Sufferings of the Primitive Martyrs, Isaac Wilberforce, Archdeacon of the East Riding a Seaton prize poem, 4to.

of York, and son of the justly revered senator and In 1812, Joseph made known to his Brethren, a philanthropist of that name. Seaton prize poem, 4to.

His second wife, who survives to deplore his loss, In 1813, The Death of Saul and Jonathan, a

was Dorothea, daughter and co.heiress of the Rev. poem, 8vo.

Digby Cayley, of Thormanby, in the county of In 1814, Two Assize Sermons, 4to.

York:- Gentlemen's Magazine.

BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTICES. they, who gazing on its loveliness, find it impos.

sible for thought to rest there, receiving from it but Great Britain.

an impulse which sends them into the wide fields Inglis's Solitary Walks through Many Lands.- of rich imagination, there to luxuriate, are alto. Third Edition. London: Whittaker & Co.-gether of another race of beings. 1843.

The author of these “ Floral- Fancies” possesses The late lamented author of "Walks through this discursiveness of mind. Every flower seems Many Lands," was not one of those who travel from to have suggested a fablo. The world is full of paralDan to Beersheba, proclaiming that all is barren- lels, had man but the wit to trace them out. They ness-on the contrary, there is no prospect, however are in fact but evidences of similar origin from the slerile, but he invests, in some measure, with the same Almighty mind, and exist as much morally line of his own poetical imagination :

as physically. The various characters of man may "Nothing is lost on him who sees,

to a certain degree be traced in the various flowers With an eye that feeling gives,

which bedeck his path, and surely he need not For hiun there's a story in every breeze, disdain to read the lesson written by the Divine An: a picture in every wave.

hand. For ourselves, we love the gracesul teachNo adventure, however perplexing, that has power ing, and see not why these beautiful denizens of to ruffle his equanimity, or render him unjust or que- our fields and gardens, so richly robed and garni. rulous in his judgments of his fellow men.

tured, may not preach as holy a sermon as any The present edition of his Wanderings, comes to mitred prelate. us with a melancholy interest, since the ear is now Our author then has drawn a moral from every deaf, alike to our praise or our blame. Yet we re. Aower, inculcating either a lesson against some vice joice to welcome it in its present cheap form, which or folly, or recommending the practice of some must render it accessible to a numerous class of rea. grace or moral good. Pretty fictions are woven ders, to whom economy is an object.

into the matters of fact connected with the numeThe period is now past for entering into any length-rous floral families brought before our notice, all ened criticism on the devious journeyings of Mr. In- being made emblematical of some correspondent glis; but when the press groans with works of coarse vice or virtue: these morals are all apposite and humor, and some even of questionable morality, happy, full of pure precept and honest purpose. we conceive the public owe a debt of gratitude to In another lighi the work may be looked upon as the spirited publishers of the "Popular Library of conveying a good deal of botanical instruction in a Modern Auihors,” of which this forms a portion, very agreeable manner, displaying to us much of and trust they may receive sufficient encouragement the economy of the vegetable kingdom. The to warrant its continuance.

A. C. H.

notes appended to each fable supply us with much

Westminster Review. useful and pleasing information ; and thus, both Practical Mercantile Correspondence; a Collection morally and intellectually, may we well be taught of Modern Letters of Business, with Notes Criti

to look through Nature up to Nature's God.” cal and Explanatory, an Analytical Inder, and an form a very acceptable present to the young, and

We think that this tasteful little volume would Appendix, containing pro forma Invoices, Account-Sales, Bills of Lading, and Bills of Ec- we offer the suggestion accordingly, change. Also an explanation of the German which are numerous and fanciful in the extreme,

We must add a few words on the illustrations, Chain Rule, as applicable to the Calculation of and pretty—though it strikes us that the poor Exchanges. Second Edition, revised and en.

flowers must have suffered some torture to have larged. By William Anderson.

been made to assume such strange fantastic We consider this little work as one of a most shapes. A grave old rose with a matronly face valuable kind, and the most valuable of its kind. nursing a young baby of a rosebud, must needs The young noviciate in commerce will find it an able help, and a powerful auxiliary, smoothing to consider a little amusing extravagance as a

make even a critic smile; but we are not disposed down his difficulties, and making his way plain whilst the foreigners who enter our merchants fault, in a work which on the whole has pleased

us much.-Metropolitan. counting-houses, either as volunteers, giving their services as a compensation for being placed where Memoirs of the Life of the Rev. John Williams, they may gain an insight into our inodes of busi. Missionary to Polynesia. By Ebenezer Prout, ness, or the remunerated clerk, a body which col. of Halstead. 8vo. Snow, Paternoster Row. lectively amount to many thousands, would find This Memoir of the celebrated modern mis. this volume the most important help in all those sionary is interesting as a mere record of the life of embarrassments which their want of familiarity an energetic man passed in romantic and novel with the idioms of our language necessarily occa scenes, independently of any serious religious in. sion. The present contains invoices, account. terest attached to it. The peculiar class of reli. sales, and correspondence with Australia, which gionists to which Mr. Williams belonged are too is a new feature. There ought not to be either apt to endeavor to strain human nature to a higher clerk or counting house without this little volume. pitch in religious matters than it can maintain.

Metropolitan. Undoubtedly, a truly pious man makes religion

the moving principle of all his actions; but it is Floral Fancies and Morals from Flowers. Embel. also undoubtedly the fact, that no man, who has

lished with Seventy Illustrations by the Author, not become a fanatic or ascetic, is entirely free

There is something pleasing to us in the fanci. from that mental impetus that is a part of our fulness of these Fables. We like well to trace the nature, and which, when well regulated, is an inoperations of the mind starting from some given centive to many noble actions. The tone, therepoint, and wandering in fresh tracts of imagina fore, of the book we cannot approve of, because, tion, even though it be without chart or compass ; by making a system of religious impulses, it seems but when these explorations have an end in view, to generate a state that must occasionally be mere unquestionably they receive an added value and pretence. Leaving this consideration out of the importance. They who can look upon a flower, question, we have been much delighted with the and see nothing beyond fair form and sweet colo. work. ring, possess no mental locomotive power ; whilst! Mr. Williams was a very excellent man, with a

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He understood well the business in which he so

GREAT BRITAIN. praiseworthily engaged ; and the adventures de encountered in the new and untrodden lands he

A System of Logic, Ratiocination and visited, give almost an air of romance to his biog. Induction; being a connected view of the raphy. The book needs no recommendation to Principles of Evidence, and the Methods of ensure it purchasers, appealing as it does to a re. Scientific Investigation. By John Stuart Mill. ligious class, and to every one interested in new discoveries in Geography, or the still higher mat.

Moral and Intellectual Education. By ter--the development of human character.

Madame Bureau Riofrey.
Monthly Magazine. Elements of Universal History, on a new

systematic plan, from the earliest times to france.

the treaty of Vienna; for the use of schools De l'Aristocratie Anglaise, de la Democratie Améri- and private students. By H. White, B. A., caine et de la libéralité des Instituions Francaise : Trinity College, Cambridge. par Charles Farey. Second Edition. Paris. 1843,

Criminal Jurisprudence, considered in reThe author tells us, that this book has been much lation to Cerebral Organization. By M. B. eulogized ; that the first edition was soon exhaust- Sampson. ed ; and that a noble British peer wrote a reply, The Columbiad : A Poem. By A. T. controverting the author's claims for the superiority Ritchie. of French institutions over those of Great Britain ; all which reasons combined, have led to the publi.

Ward's Library of Standard Divinity : cation of the present edition. It is not our inten- The Great Propitiation. By Joseph Trution to come to the rescue of the noble lord, who.

man,

D. D. ever he may be, for indeed we learn for the first

GERMANY. time, and only through M. Farey's book, of the

Griechische Heroen Geschichten : von controversy to which the author alludes. We have no objection, not the least, that M. Farey B. G. Niebuhr an seinen Sohn erzählt. should succeed in persuading his countrymen of Hamburg. the excellence of their institutions ; nay, we should

Theologischer Commentar zum Alten heartily lend him our assistance; but it must be on the condition that he will not misrepresent the state

Testament: von Dr. M. Baumgarten. Ein. of English society. M. Farey thinks that the leitung ; Genesis; Exodus. Kiel. Feudal system still weighs heavily upon England, and that the middle classes are without political lichen Glaubens und Lebens: von Dr. A.

Predigten über Hauptstücke des Christinfluence. His proofs are drawn from certain ceremonials, such for instance as that attending Tholuck. Bnd. III. Hamburg. the coronation, upon which his reasoning is as Die neutestamentliche Rhetorick, ein Sei. just, as if he drew his notions of British laws from teustück zur Grammatik des neutestamentl. the judges' horsehair wigs. He denies in fact, the Sprachidioms : von C. G. Wilke. Dresden. whole spirit of modern improvement, because a resemblance still exists to what is past; the boy

Geschichte der Pädagogik vom Wiederhas not become a man, because the boy still aufblühen klassischer Studienbis auf unspeaks with a human tongue, and sees through sere Zeit: von Karl von Raumer. Stuttgart. human eyes. He, in fact, makes the mistake which most Frenchmen do, who think that no po.

Vermischte Schriften von Karl Gutzkow. litical good can be effected, except through violeni Leipzig. revolution ; and he expects the coming of the crisis, which is to put an end to Feudality in England. La Polynésie et les iles Marquises ; voy. Will it be credited in England, that this author, who vaunts the popularity of his book in France, | ages et marine accompagnés d'un Voyage en advances as a grave proof of the existence of the Abyssinie et d'un coup d'ail sur la canaliFeudal system in England, that the Queen's min-sation de l'isthmie de Panama; par M. Louis isters

, when called upon to attend at Windsor, Reybaud. Paris. feel honor in putting on servants' livery coats,

L'Orient ancien et moderne, pour servir with livery buttons? We translate it literally from page 35.

à l'explication des Saintes Ecritures; par “Those who would feel surprised to see free S. Preisswerk, professeur à Bâle. Traduit de England in the 19th century thus adhere to feudal l'Allemand. Tome II. Paris. customs, will be still more surprised when they Histoire de la Chimie depuis les temps learn, that the Queen's ministers, called to Wind: les plus reculés jusqu'à notre époque ; sor at the Queen's accouchment, put on the uniform (in good French, the livery,) of Windsor palace. comprenant un analyse détaillée des manuand that gentlemen, possessors of a million of scrits alchimiques de la bibliothèque royale revenue, felt honored at being allowed to carry de Paris ; l'histoire de la pharmacologie, de upon their coat-buttons the initial letters ofera la metallurgie, et en général des sciences et prince of the royal blood; as in France, valets have upon their buttons the first letter of their des arts qui se rattachent à la chimie, etc. : master's name."

par

le docteur Ferd. Hoefer. Paris. And a little further down, page 36, he asks, if Des Pensées de Pascal. Rapport à l'Acaafter such instances " England Las a right to be démie française sur la nécessité d'une nouboasting of her habeas corpus." It may be confessed, however, that the habeas corpus is not dear velle édition de cet ouvrage : par M. V. at a button, n'en déplaise à Monsieur Farey. Cousin. Paris.

FRANCE.

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