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11. The Mormons, or Latter-Day Saints, a Contemporary

History. Edited by Charles Mackay, London,

1851. 4th edition. London, 1856.

Utah and the Mormons. The History, Government,

Doctrines, Customs, and Prospects of the Latter-

Day Saints. From Personal Observation during &

Six Months' Residence at Great Salt Lake City. By

Benjamin G. Ferris, late Secretary of Utah Territory.

New York and London, 1854.

13. Mormonism Unveiled, or a History of Mormonism to

the Present Time. London, 1855.

14. Geschichte der Mormonen, oder Jüngsten-Tages-

Heiligen, in Nordamerika. Von Theodor Olshausen,

Göttingen, 1856.

15. Fifteen Years among the Mormons; being the narra-

tive of Mrs. Mary E. V. Smith, late of Great Salt

Lake City, a Sister of one of the Mormon High

Priests. By N. W. Green. New York, 1858.

IX.-1. Report of the Select Committee of the House

of Lords on Railway Companies' Borrowing Powers.

1864.

2. Table of the Statutes passed in the First Session of

the Nineteenth Parliament of the United Kingdom

of Great Britain and Ireland.

3. The Standing Orders of the House of Commons.

1867.

4. The Standing Orders of the House of Lords. 1867.

5. "Gardner v. the London, Chatham, and Dover

Railway. Judgment of Lords Justices Turner and

Cairns. 1867.

6. Facts for the Times. No. 2.-Railway Finance.

Reprinted (by permission) from The Pall Mall

Gazette. By 'B.' 1867

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X.-1. Supplementary Despatches of the Duke of Welling-

ton, Vols. 6, 7, 8. 1860, 1861.

2. Correspondance de Napoléon Ier. Publiée par ordre

de l'Empereur Napoléon III. Tomes XIX., XX,

Paris, 1866 - - - - - . - - 507

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ART.
XI.-1. Parliamentary Reform. A series of Speeches on that

subject delivered in the House of Commons. By the
Right Hon. B. Disraeli (1848-66). Reprinted (by
permission) from ‘Hansard's Debates.' Edited by
Montagu Corry, B.A., of Lincoln's Inn, Barrister-at-

Law. London, 1867.
2. Speeches on Parliamentary Reform in 1866. By the

Right Hon. W. E. Gladstone, M.P. for South Lanca-
shire. With an Appendix. 2nd edition. London,

1866.
3. Speeches and Letters on Reform, with a Preface. By

the Right Hon. R. Lowe, M.P. London, 1867.
4. Speeches on Parliamentary Reform, &c. By John

Bright, Esq., M.P., delivered during the Autumn of
1866, to the people of England, Scotland, and Ireland,
at Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Glasgow, Dublin,

and London. Revised by himself. Manchester.
5. • Hansard's Parliamentary Debates.' 3rd Series

(29 Vic. 1866), Vols. 182, 183, and 184 - - - 541

THE

QUARTERLY REVIEW.

Art. 1.-1. Final Memorials of Charles Lamb, consisting of

unpublished Letters, with Sketches of his Companions. By

Serjeant Talfourd. London, 1848. 2. Charles Lamb; a Memoir. By Barry Cornwall. London, 1866. AMONG the modes of expression by which philosophers

A have sought to classify the divisions of our species, the nickname is obviously the most convenient. It condenses the tediousness of description into the tersest compactness of epigram; and finds ready acceptance with the facile ill-nature which the learned Huet assures us is the prevalent characteristic of an intelligent public. According to that venerable authority, there is nothing which men in polite society enjoy more than unflattering representations of their fellow-creatures. This, he asserts, is the main reason why Tacitus is so popular with scholarsdispleasing likenesses of humanity being especially pleasant to the cultivators of humane letters.

To a certain set of writers who flourished at the earlier part of this brilliant century, and who were supposed to live in close intercourse with each other, and to have many attributes of mannerism in common, one of the wits of Edinburgh applied the unalluring denomination of the Cockney School. It was a name sufficiently significant of ridicule to frighten away bashful admirers, and had just so much of that kind of one-sided justice which belongs to satire, as not to seem to the ordinary public an unfair definition.

We know not how it is that among civilized nations England stands alone in imputing to that development of the national intellect more peculiarly metropolitan, the defective liberality, whether in the culture of letters or in the survey of men and manners which in other countries is rather ascribed to the denizens of provinces. Cicero finds a want of urbanitas,' in those writers who lived remote from the Roman capital, and narrowed their views of the world to the limited range of a coterie. It is praise to a French author to say that on life and manners he writes like a thoroughbred Parisian; it is the reverse of praise to an English author on such subjects to say that he writes like, a Vol. 122.-No. 243.

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