Imágenes de páginas

Colgate's Aromatic Vegetable Soap.--A superior Toilet Soap, prepared from refined VEGETABLE


OILS 10 combination with GLYCERINE, and especially designed for the use of the LADIES and for the NURSERY.

Its perfume 18 exquisite, and its washing properties unrivalled. For sale by all druggists.




Silver Tongue."


FOR 1868.


Hours at Home,

Similar in General appearance to the former series

of “Putnam's Monthly."


IF YOU WOULD MAKE YOUR HOME MORE AT: In which is appearing a Charming Story, TRACTIVE,


IF YOU WANT A USEFUL PIECE OF Furniture, By the author of “ The Heir of Redclyffe.'


The circulation of HOURS AT HOME has in. If you WOULD MAKE A SPLENDID WEDDING creased more rapidly by far during the last PRESENT,

three months than in any previous period. Purcbase the Celebrated "SILVER TONGUE” Encouraged by this proof of public favor, Parlor Organ of CARHART & NEEDHAM. its conductors will constantly aim to enlist THEY MAKE THE BEST.

the most powerful writers among its contribTHEY MAKE THE LARGEST.

ators and to make it worthy of the generous THEY ARE THE ORIGINAL INVENTORS. support which it is receiving. TUBY ARB TIE PATENTEES OF ESSENTIAL IM


is entitled to


DR. HOLLAND's latest work, and the most DISPENSABLE IMPROVEMENTs not to be found in popular poem ever published in this country; the instruments of any other manufactory.

They manufacture


A charming story, by the author of "The

Flower of the Family," beautifully illustraSCHOOL ORGANS,

ted, in gilt binding;



A Thrilling Story of American life, by Miss

PRITCHARD. Send your name and address The Public are respectfully invited to call with and inspect their large assortment of new

THREE DOLLARS, and beautiful styles. Catalogues, etc., sent

and either of the above books will be sent by mail,

post paid by return mail. If STORM CLIFF is CARHART & NEEDHAM, ordered, Tuenty-five Cents estra. Nos. 148, 145 and 147 East 288 street, TWENTY NEW SUBSCRIBERS

New York,

and Sixty Dollars, one of JAMES VICK,




The re-issue of Putnam's Magazine bas been hailed with acclaination in every section of the country, and the publishers are gratified at being able to acknowledge almost ionu merable expressions of pleasure and good will from readers and friends of the first series of " Putnam's Monthly.” It is their purpose, in their new enterprise, to leave nothing undone to meet the expectations and desires of the public.

Putnam's Magazine will be a National Publication, supported by the best writers, in each department, from every section of the country. High-toned papers on matters of National Interest, Popular Science. Industrial Pursuits, and sound Information an i Instruo tion on important topics, will be specially cultivated. In the lighter articles, healthy en. tertainment and pure amusement for the family-circle will be carefully chosen from the ample resources presented by a large circle of contributors.

Among the papers, either on file, or in preparation for early use, we are able to promise the following:

Diary of Fenimore Cooper. Edited by his daughter, author of Rural Hours. Now first published. Continued from February number.

History and its Philosophy. By the Rev. C. S. Henry, D.D.

The Continuation of the Articles on Life in Great Cities, by Chas. W. Elliott. The third will be, London, as it is to-day ; followed by Paris, Teddo, St. Petersburgh, Constantinople, &c.

The Continuation of "Too True; Story of To-day.” In 20 chapters.

**These Foreigners.” American Notes in Germany and France. By Major Joseph Kirkland.

Papers by the Hon. J. Lothrop Motley, the historian, late Minister in Austria. «
Articles by the Hon. Edwin M. Stanton, late Secretary of War.
Science and Religion. By the Rev. Dr. Bushnell.

Articles on the National Resources. By the Hon. D. A. Wells, Commissioner of Rever nue; and by the Hon. Alex. Delmar, of the Bureau of Statistics, Treasury Department; and V. B. Depslow, of the N. Y. Tribune.

The Princess Vareda; a Story. From a Diplomat's Diary.

Imagination and Language, philosophically and practically discussed. By the author of “ Found and Lost."

Errata. A paper on Popular Mistakes.
Monks and Nuns in France. By H. C. Lea, author of Superstition and Force.
About being Married ; Pecuniarily Considered.
A Paper on Paper. By Prof. Schele de Vere.

Papers on Science and Literature. By the Hon. Geo. P. Marsh, U. 8. Minister at Florence.

American Characteristics as seen Abroad.
Juan Fernandez and Robinson Crusoe. By Henry Sedley, Editor of the Round Table,
Cotton Planting at Port Hudson, By Dr. J. O. Noyes.
A Visit to New

Netherland in Olden Time. By E. A. Duyckinck.
A Series of Papers. By Bayard Taylor.
Bits. By the author of Rural Hours.
A Defence of the Common Council against the Aspersions of Mr. Parton.
Articles illustrating sone of the Practical Interests of the day; such as

Our Hotel System, and its Beautics and Benefits.

Our Travelling Luxuries, etc. Making the Most of uneself. A series of picturesque and practical papers. By Robert Tomes, M. D.

Scenes and Incidents from the Public and Private Life of Abrabam Lincoln. In several chapters.)

A Series of Papers on Out-of-the-Way Books and Authors. By Evert A. Duyckinck author of the Cyclopedia of American Literature, &c.

Mexico. By the Hon. Robert Dale Owen.
A New Novel. By a popular author.
George Sumner. By Prof. G. W. Greene.
Leaves from a Publisher's Letter-Book, including Authors' Autographs.
Japan, and What one sees on the Way There. In familiar letters.

Pres. Chadbourne will contribute articles on Science and Education. Prof. Schele de Vere will continue his attractive sketches of Natural History. A. Oakey Hall will give glimpses of " Crimeland.” Dr. Isaac I. Hay es proposes some of his graphic Episodes of Travel. Dr. Dio Lewis will pursue his specialty of Physical Education." Dr. John Lord sends us some valuable and very readable papers on historical themes, Assurances of active co-operation are already quoted elsewhere from some scores of well-known writers.

TERMS: $4.00 per Annum in Advance, or 85 cents per Number. Two copies to one address $7.00; three copies to one address, $10.00; ten copies to one address, $30.00. Putnam's Magazine and Riverside Magazine for Young People (price $2.50) for $5.50; Putnam's Magazine and The Round Table (price $600) for $8.00. Or with any other Journal or Magazine in the same proportion.' Special Premiums for Clubs. G. P. PUTNAM & SON, Publishers,



FLOWER & VEGETABLE SEEDS; FiftyFive Dollar Sewing Machines

Library of Mesmerism and Psychology. Comprising the Philosophy of Mesmerism, Clairvoyance, and Mental Electricity; Fascination, or

the Power of Charming; The Macrocoem, or the World of Sense; Electrical Psychology, the Doctrine of Impressions; the Science of the Soul, treated Physiologically and Philosophically. *2 vols. $4.00.

Divine, with more than 1,0vo illustrations. New Physiognomý, or Signs of character,

By S. R. WELLS. In one large volume handsomely bound. As manifested through Temperament and In moslio $b heavy calf, with marbled edges, $8; Turkey morocco, full gily, $10.

Externals Forms,jand especially in the Human Face


will be given. ROCHESTER, N. Y.

* TERMS: $8 a year. Club price for e'x or VICK'S ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE

more, $2.50. To Clergy men and Teachers,

$2.10. Seeds, and Floral Guide for 1868, C. SCRIBNER & CO., Is now published and ready to send out. It

654 Broadway. makes a work of about one hundred large gages containing full descriptions of the

CHASE'S Improved Choicest Flowers and Vegetables Grown,

Dollar Microscope, with plain directions for Sowing Seed, Culture, &c. It is Beautifully Instrated, with

Patented July 10, 1866. more than One Hundred Fine Wood En. gradings of Flowers and Vegetables, and a

All trades and professions : Beautiful Colored Plate of Flowers,


money, cloth,

seed, living insects, prepared Weil printed, on the finest paper, and one of

objects, plants, flowers, piethe most beautiful as well as the most in- tures, &c., with directions for counterfeit inostructive works of the kind published. ney. Sold at the principal stores throughout

e sent to all who apply, by mail, post- the country. Sent by post on receipt of $1. paid, for Ten Cents, which is not half the Agents supplied, on liberal terms, by cost. Address

8. R. WELLS, 889 Broadway, N.

N. Y.
Rochester, N. Y.



READ WHATuR STORY OF A STOMACH," and avoid Dyspepsia. 50 cents, paper; 75 cents,

Patented May 24, 1864, muslin. 'SAMUEL R. WELLS, N.Y.

For the examination of Liy

ing Insects, Seeds, Flowers, THE WEBER

Leaves, Cloth, Bank Bills,

Minerals, and opaque objects generally. Is mailed, postage paid, for $2.15, or, with Twelve Beautiful Mounted Objects adapted to its use, for $3.50. Address, S. R. WELLS, 389 Broadway, New York.


This is the best and cheap: est microscope in the world for magnifying minute transparent objects. It requires no focal adjust

ment, magnifies about 100 di. PIANOFORTES.

ameters, or 10,000 times, and

is so simple that a child can Are pronounced by the Musical Profession

It will be sent by the Conservatory of New York,

mail, postage paid, on the re

ceipt of $2.75; or with 6 beauThe Best Pianofortes Manufactured,' tiful mounted ohjects, for $3.50; or with

Because of their immense Power, Equal- 24. objects, $5.50. Address, s. R.' WELLS, ity, Sweetness und Brilliancy of Tone, 389 Broadway, New

York. Elastio Touch, and great Durability.

In THE NEW A Descriptive Circular sent on application which to judge of and place men where they


PHYSIOGNOMY, rules are given, by WAREROOMS, 429 Broome St., N. Y. belong.



Cooper Institute, New York,

use it.


ls constantly receiving Large Invoices of FRENCH CHINA,

Of New and Beautiful Sbape, at one-half the usual selling prices.
White French China Dinner Sets, 180 pieces..

$80 00

7 00 Dinner Plates, per doz.

2 00

1 50 Cups and Saucers, 24 pieces, .... 2 00 French Cut Goblets, per dozen,

2 50 Also, Fancy Goods in China, Dinner, Tea, Toilet Sets, White Parisian Stone Ware, Cut and Pressed Glassware, Silver Plated Ware, Cutlery, &c, &o., at equally, low prices, Goods packed to go all over the world,

by express or otherwise. "House Furnishing Goods in large variety. Remember HADLEY'S Middle of the Block. Pro Send for Catalogue. Ad No connection with corner Stores.



[ocr errors]

American Watches.—“The best in the World.” For sale at Waltham Factory

T. B. BYNNER & CO., 189 Broadway, N. Y. Established 20 years. Price List sent on application.

prices by

[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]

NEWMAN HALL in America. Rev. Dr. Hall's Lectures on Temperance and Missions to the Masses; also

an Oration on Christian Liberty, together with his reception by the N. Y. Union League Club. Reported by William Anderson. $1.00. S. R. WELLS, 389 B’way.

Hand Books for Home Improvement (Educational); comprising “ How to Write,” “ How to Talk,"

“ How to Behave,” and “How to do Business,” in one large volume. Indispensable. $2.25. Address S. R. WELLS, N. Y.

[blocks in formation]

The Agriculturist contains a large number (350 to 400 in
each volume)-the most beautiful and instructive published
in any journal in this or any other country. The cost of the
Engravings alone exceeds Ten Thousand Dollars each year.
They are finely executed, beautifully printed, and are both
pleasing and instructive. The Engravings are alone worth
a great many times the subscription price of the paper.




Look at these Figures ?
in One Day.

Of Original Information

Works of Chas. Dickens,

2,617 1,712 1,931

Self-Contradictions of the Bible." Price 50 conte. ao DIPIO Triumphant.

Address S. R. WELL, 889 Broadway, New York. -Being a Reply to a Work ontitled - 144


25 #




ÆSOP'S FABLES, Elegantly illustrated. —New pictorial edition; full of beautiful engravings, on tinted paper; cloth gilt, only $1. Handsomest and cheapest yet printed. Pope's Essay on Man.-Beautifully illustrated. Gilt $1; paper 51 c. The Gospel among Animals.-By the Rev. Dr. Osgood, 25€. Temperance in Congress.

Ten Minute Speeches," 260. Annual of Phrenology and Physiognomy, 1868, only 25c. S. R. Wells, No. 389 Broadway, N. Y.

in One Day.

Clear Type, Handsomely Printed, and

of Convenient Size,
in One Day.
that is

Comprising the following Volumes, a:
in One Day.

the annexed Prices, varying in
in One Day.

For the ORCHARD,

Price according to the Num-

ber of Pages:
in One Day.
For the GARDEN,

Oliver Twist (now ready).....172 pp. 25 cts.
in One Day.
For the FARM,

American Notes (now ready) 104 " 15"
in One Day. in only 10 Days!

Dombey & Son (now ready)..849 “ 85 " &c., &c.,

Martin Chuzzlewit.

330 " 35"
in One Day.

Our Mutual Friend.. 88085"
in One Day.

the Agriculturist is packed brim-full. It is not a cheaply Christmas Stories (now ready) 160

* 25 *
gathered, scissors-and paste-make-up of a paper, but the Tale of Two Cities.......... .144 4 20
&c., &c., &c., &c.
Publishers employ a large force of the most intelligent and Hard Times........

Nicholas Nickleby (now ready) 340 “ 85
practical first-class men to be found in the country. These

Blesk House..

......810 85 The above figures give the exact number of Subscribers re- all devote their time and energy to gathering from every pos- Little Dorrit....

.380 · 85 · ceived per day, for ten days past, by the Publishers of the sible source just such information as the people need. It is Pickwick Papers (now ready) 326 " 35"

David Copperfieid..

.830 “ 85 American Agriculturist, and the work has gone on in the their ambition and pride to print no line that is unreliable, Barnaby Radge..

.257 304 same ratio for a long time. The circulation went up to and to condense the greatest possible amount of useful in- oid Curiosity Shop........ 220 80 · 159,000 last year, and the subscriptions so far this year, formation into the least possible space. That they succeed Great Expectations (now ready) 184 “ 25 “

Sketches and Pictures from
are very largely in excess of that or any previous year! in doing this, is fully proved by the immense number of

persons that continue year after year to take and read the
American Agriculturist. It has now entered upon its

On receipt of $1.50 we will mail to
What Does it Mean?

any address, as published, post-paid,
Twenty-seventh year, and enjoys a circulation probably ex-

the entire works of Charles Dickens, ceeding the combined circulation of all other rural periodi- and also a

cals, not only in this country, but in the world!
Why, simply this, that the former readers who have tried

Steel-plate Portrait of Dickens,
and proved the Agriculturist, are so convinced of its great

suitable for framing. The Portrait

will be mailed at once.
but induce their friends and neighbors to take it also.

Either of the above seNT FREE BY
Could there be any better evidence of its real value ?

You are invited to TRY the American Agri-
culturist for 1868. You will find it to pay, and to pay WELL.

MAIL on receipt of the price.
It costs but $1.50 for the whole year, or four copies for $5. Extraordinary Opportunity
Its immense circulation divides the cost of editing, engrav-

For the Million to Secure a Library.
ings, type-setting, office expenses, etc., among 80 many that
Copies was required in 1867. At the rate of increase it can be supplied at this low rate.


for a month past, the subscription list of the American

One Set, 17 volumes.... $4.50
Agriculturist for 1868 will reach_200,000 to 250,000. You Want It.

Two Sets,

8.50 Three Sets,

Five Sets, and a copy to person

forming the Club......... 18.00
Your Wife Wants It. Ten sets, and a copy gratis for
at least, and probably 3,000,000 copies, would be wanted

the getter up of the Club. 35.00
this year, if everybody should take the Agriculturist, who

MAILED AT OUR EXPENSE. would be profited by its perusal, ten times the small cost. Your Children Want It.

CANVASSERS denominate this edition “THE POPULAR EDITION,” as every man,

woman, and child is buying it. For nowhere else can you get so much real value for 80 little

the Fublishers. money, as you find in the American Agriculturist,

-50 much
for YOURSELF,- -so much for YOUR WIFE, -80 much for
YOUR CHILDREN,—whether you live in the CITY, or in a

VILLAGE, or in the COUNTRY-whether you be FARMER, ORANGE JUDD & CO., Publishers,

MINISTER, or LAWYER, or WHATEVER be your pursuit.

245 Broadway, New York. 25 volumes. Price 25 cts, each.

An Edition of 159,000

Weaver's Worlco

IIelpe," • Aims and Aide," and "Ways of Life,



1,000,000 Copies,



[merged small][merged small][ocr errors]
[blocks in formation]

Comprising, « Ilopes


Just Out--Howard's Single Barrel Breech Loading Shot Gun-Made on the same principle, and

Metallic Cartridges, or "Loose Ammunition with Metal Cartridges, that are reloaded and last a lifetime, and can be tired with equal rapidity of the fixed ammunition. Price $28. Čartridge
Shells, for loose ammunition, 25 cents each extra. i Order from S. R. WELLS, 889 Broadway, New York.

[ocr errors][merged small][merged small][graphic][ocr errors][subsumed][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][graphic][graphic][ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small]

Published on the First of each Month, at $3 a year, by
the EDITOR, S. R. WELLS, 389 Broadway, New York.


aan, know thyself. All wisdomi centers there;
To uone man seems Ignolle, but to man. - Young.



Benjamin D'Israeli and John Teacliers and Scholars.........103
85 Childish Eloquence..

Consciousness & Mental Action 87 Pauperiem - Its Catise and
Across the River..
58 Cure...

What and How shall & Man Help! Help! Help!

88 Good Speakers....

Extemporary Preaching. 89 No Business

Bishop Hopkins..

90 Death of Prof. Amos Dean.....106
Literary Women ...........
91 Our Class of 1869...

A Woman's Manner.... 99 A Pastor's Tribute... ......107
The Phrenological Journal.... 93 Thomas Allen Reed...........107
Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell........ 93 Richard Baxter...


94 Friend David's New Sign....,111 The Broad Way 04 Chayles Kean.......

..112 Tuanothy 0. Howe, M.C..... 96 Spring Fashions...

113 Spirituality to Human Progress 99 Intemperance in the South....113 Ms. J. C. Croly (Jenule June).100 Ladies, Attention !..

......113 Sering, not Believing..........101 New Premiums...

.113 Fashionable la valldism.. .109 Ugly Mug and her Magical Freezing the Brain............102 Glass......

111 A Business Pace..........

.102 Dervishes of the Orient........131

The Journal. have risen by the sheer force of ability

to fill the eyes of the English pation and to be the representatives of the two

great parties which embrace all her BENJAMIN D'ISRAELI AND JOHN subjects, those who contend for the BRIGHT,

maintenance of the royal prerogative,

and those who continually demand larger CHAMPION OF THE PEOPLE,

liberty for the common people. There probably are not among men The political career of Mr. D’Israeli now living two more shining instances thus far is one of the most extraordinary of success in public life than are found in in English history. Of Jewish parentage, the lives of the great English statesmen unaided by family, wealth, and connecwhose faces head this article.

tions, he has by his own peerless genius Coming, one from a despised race, the bearded the sneers of the world heaped other from the great middle classes, they upon his race, and fought his way up,

[ocr errors]

The fullness of the cerebellum gives him strong to

[ocr errors][ocr errors]


first to literary reputation and then to drawing from his well-filled armory every political influence and power, till now

weapon of brilliant rhetoric, weighty arguhe controls the finances of the mightiest

ment, keen invective, and polished satire. commercial nation on the face of the

motive power and active recuperation, so that globe.

he can accomplish marvels of industry without Look at his face. The leading record undermining the force and vigor of his constithere is glorious ability. What can not tution. In him we find a rare union of the such an eye as that pierce ? what of mental, motive, and vital temperaments, one human knowledge can not that brain

imparting activity and intensity, the others

solidity, power, and recuperation. master? What problem so intricate, so

Mr. D'Israeli is one of the finest instances of difficult, or so perplexing that it will

the power of industry and perseverance in connot be patiently, persistently, steadily quering the obstacles in the path of an aspirant wrought out, and the solution recorded for political lionor and distinction. Four succesin letters of light ?

sive attempts to enter Parliament were failures, Next to ability in this face we read

but on the fifth he achieved the great object of

his ambition. His first speech called forth only towering ambition. The eyes scem ever

laughter and ridicule in the House. He closed fixed on some distant glittering height, it with these famous words: “I have begun and this ability and ambition based on several times many things, and I have often self-appreciation, exhaustless patience,

patience, succeeded at last. I shall sit down now, but the and unflinching industry must work out time will come when you will hear me.” For the grand result-world-wide fame.

two years he was silent, and when he again Mr. D’Israeli never forgets

opened his mouth in Parliament his speech

was listened to with attention, and warmly allows others to forget—that he is of applauded for its ability. that race whence all our prophets came In person, Mr. D’Israeli is of medium size, and Jesus Christ himself was born. If with intensely black eyes and glossy raven we can imagine that face glowing with hair. He dresses with artistic elegance and divine inspiration as it is with intellectual perfection in the finest of velvet and broad

cloth; gems of rare value adorn his person, power, we may almost see another

and he never appears but in exquisite toilette. Isaiah with lips touched by burning

In public, the air of solitariness ever hangs coals from God's altar. On one occasion,

about him. He always sits alone, stands alone; when taunted with being a descendant other members may be seen chatting together perhaps of the thief on the cross, he re- pleasantly and familiarly; but with Mr. D’Isplied, in proud and soul-stirring words, raeli, never. “My blood thrills with the traditions of As our eyes turn from this face to that of my race! My ancestors were lords of

Mr. Bright, what a striking contrast do we find

in every feature and in the whole character of the tabernacle and princes in Israel when

the man! Mr. Bright is the representative and his were naked savages in the woods of

embodiment of the middle classes of English northern Germany.'

people. There are no traces of ancient lineage With aristocratic sympathies thus running

or of ancient culture in the face. But two or back through kings, and princes, and patri. three generations back, and Mr. Bright's anarchs to the plains of Mesopotamia, it is not cestors were sons of the soil, bred to industry surprising that Mr. D’Israeli should ally him- of the hand and arm, of the muscle rather than self with the party supporting the royal pre

of the brain. From this class has arisen the rogative, the conservative rather than the finest names in English annals, names whose reforming party, in English politics. Yet so luster came, not from a long line of titled cautious, so sagacious, so clear-sighted a poli- | nobility and royal blood, but from a nobler tician is he, that he makes just concessions origin and by the imposition of a mightier enough to soothe the popular mind. Indeed, power — Shakspeare, Milton, Macaulay, the in 1859, he advocated the extension of suffrage two Chathams, Sir Robert Peel, Wellington, to the whole body of the educated class, without Nelson, and a long roll of bright names, in regard to property. But this measure was every department of civil, military, and political defeated in the House of Commons.

distinction. At their birth the great Dispenser Let us study this face phrenologically. The of gifts presided, and inspired one with the brain is large and fully developed in both the spirit of poetry, another with the love of cerebrum and cerebellum. The intellectual knowledge, another with thirst for supremacy faculties are splendidly developed. The organs in political power, and all with unflinching which lie above the eye are large, as Form, perseverance, unwearied application. To John Size, Color, Order, making the man when Bright, he gave an earnest love of Englishtaken in connection with full Ideality and Sub- men, and the mission to labor for their elevalimity, an artist in the highest sense of that word. tion, comfort, free speech, and to secure them And Mr. D'Israeli is an artist. Not pigments and the largest degree of personal liberty. pencils are his tools, but he paints with words, Mr. Bright owes his proud position in the

hearts of the English people to bis ability and philanthropy. He is not personally ambitious, his eyes seem not like those in the other face, to gaze upon some distant pinnacle of power, but rather to view great measures looking to the permanent interest and advancement of liis constituents. For this end he labors, forgetful of self, yet made everywhere to feel that thus he has become the very idol of the English people and the exponent of their will and power.

What a development in the region of Benevolence do we see in his head! Other organs of the intellect are also large and full. Language, as seen by his eye, is well developed. He is bold, cautious, self-relying, conscientious, firm, progressive. Once satisfied as to the justice of his cause and its utility, be pushes righton, overcoming one obstacle after another, to the goal of success.

Mr. Briglit is eminently a social man and of warm domestic instincts, but so ardently de voted to the interests of the people that he seldom indulges himself in the delights of home. “Mother," said his little daugliter, “who is that pleasant gentleman that sometimes coines to see you and stays all night?" "That, my daughter," was the reply, “is your father."

Much as we may admire the sheer force and ability by which D'Israeli has risen once and again and again to be the Chancellor of the Exchequer and the Prime Minister of England, when we see John Bright unselfishly devoting himselfsouland body, not to his own aggrandizement and the achievement of ambitious personal designs, but to the highest good and largest happiness of his people, our hearts are touched, and in our inmost souls we do him reverence. The Israelite is a brilliant, splendid, success-ul man! but the Englishman is a glorious philanthropist; and Jesus Christ has taught us by his life and by his death which we should most admire, which most earnestly strive to imitate! In these two behold the contrast between Judaism and Christianity; the one shut up in itself, exclusive, aristocratic, stationary; the other diffusive, all-embracing, genial, progressive!

Though liberally educated, Mr. Bright is not at all a literary man. His successes are not with the pen, but in the line of business activity, promotion of great reformatory measures, and public speaking He is noted for force and earnestness rather than rhetorical finish and oratorical elegance. He has written nothing to charm the scholar and delight the esthetic reader as D'Israeli has, but he has stirred the English heart to its depths and carved his name thereon in ever-during capitals.

In person Mr. Bright is stoutly built, with light complexion, blue eyes, hair brown and silky, skin fine and ruddy, presenting in all these points as marked a contrast to the Prime Minister as is found between their aims and Characters.

Mr. Bright was born in 1811, in Greenbank, Lancashire, and is now fifty-six years old. His

« AnteriorContinuar »