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INDEX.

VII
Church of England in Mountains, . 515 , Law of Patents,

. 484,537
Copper Coinage,

533
Self-Crimination,

486
Curate Wanted,
555 Lingard's England, .

624
Chloroform,
556 L. E. L. and the Gold Coast,

.657
Crocodile, Anecdote of,
.576 Landor, W. S., his Poetry,

679
Cannibals, Six Years Among,
615 Leather,

652
Chatterton, Thos.,
754 Life without an Aim,

678
Cherry,

761

Coal Mine Explosions,

758

Moore, Thomas, Memoirs of, from The Times, 3

Examiner, 507

D'Oberkirch, Baroness, &c.,

83 Marriage, On Choice in, . .

31

Demetrius the Impostor, .

Lease of,,

82

Darley's Picture of Wyoming,

255 Manners, American and French,

34

Decimal Currency,
379,513 McCulloch's Political Economy,

81
Disarmament Mission,
• 382 Monroe Doctrine in India,

. 258
Downing's Rural Essays,
488 Macaulay, T. B., :

. 323
D'Israeli, Mr.,

.579 Medical Intelligence,

418, 533, 351
Dead, The, as described by Homer, 666 Marie Antoinette's Condemnation,

422
Dana, R. H., .
762 McIntosh, Miss, her Letter,

502
Dance of Death,
788 Mysterious Music,

. 736
English Dulness and Stubbornness, 36 New York Times, .

28

Foreign and Colonial Relations, 381 Naples, Discoveries in,

37

Eden, Garden of,

61 Napoleon's Last Hours,

. 162

Exhibition, Lectures on, .
448 Nineveh and Babylon,

423, 481
Encyclopedia Britannica,
555 Nicknames,

. 672
Europe, Popery, America,

788
Octavius of Minucius Felix,

259
Franklin, Sir John, Second American Exped., 35 Old Books, Fac Similes of,

379
-, Historical Review, 451 Oil Anointing, Revival of,

401
Kennedy's Second Voy- Old Testament, by Havernick,

443

age,

485 Owen, Robert,

599

France, Relations with Free Press,

82

, Crown Matrimonial of,

283 POETRY:

Flies in Amber,

267

April, by J. G. Whittier,

Rhymes,

783

Falconry,

Austrians and Birds,

514

French Language,

373

Fortune, how Made,

Babes in Wood,

577

Female of Human Species,

534 Cling to thy Mother,

38

Flaxman, John,

538, 620 Cowper's Grave,

106

Fruits,

574 Chapel of Hermits, Prelude,

146

Faust, Lebahn's,

College, Contemplations in,
Finger Nails, Management of,

. 767
Clouds Shine and Fly, .

282
Cherubs of St. Stephen,

656

Geography, Hand-book of,

. 129

Children,

704

Giuseppe Giusti,

195
Charissa,

806

German Commerce,

. 484

Death, Loveliness in,

Giving Bee,

.639

183

Liberty in,

. 707

Guyon, Madame,

Dawn,

187

Highlands of Scotland,

. 216 Dirge,

Hair, Human,

. 429

Day Dreams,

. 706

Home for Homeless Women,

. 625

Garden, Deserted,

God bless you,

321

Icebergs,

646

Irving, Washington,

578

Girl, To a Little,

.676

Italian Cities, Wanderings Through,

642

Give me a Home,

Guitar, With a,

. 705

James II., Escape of,

296 Green-Horns,

706

Jackson's Epitaph on his Wife,

. 767

Haunted Ground,

Kennedy's Second Voyage Prince Albert, . 485 Hand, The Little,

386

Harmony, On,

386

Lossing's Field-Book of the Revolution,

Hill of Heath,

. 575

Leprosy in Norway,

Homeward Bound,

. 705

Lamartine’s Turkish Estate,

256

I wait for Thee,

512

History of the Restoration, . 673

Incident, An,

Lewis, The,

. 277

509

Leichardt, Dr., .

Jane Markland,

280

Larpent on Wellington,

319, 364 Lurgan Clanbrassil,

128

Lord's Day, by Hengstenberg,

443 Love, Hope, and Patience,

Liberian Blacksmith,

. 272

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Loving Heart, fadeless,

321 Reconciled Impossibilities, Kingdom of, • . 755

Lexington, by Dr. Holmes,

385

Love,

Scientific Notices, 29, 33, 161, 194, 266, 280,

419

Lines among Leaves,

578

296, 340, 349, 418, 428, 448, 484

Sunday in the Nineteenth Century,

67

Marie-Stein, Legend of,

281 Saul of Tarsus,

. 131

Man's Degeneracy,

. 313 Swedish Wedding,

. 168

Michael Angelo Titmarsh,

822 Stephenson, Geo.,

173

New Comer,

112 Seventy-eight Years Ago,

178, 549

Napoleon III., Marriage,

221 Salt Mines,

.188

Noiseless Wheels,

642 Scarron, Madame,

233

Nothing to do,

706 Stowe, Mrs.,

. 320

Old Maid's Musings,

276

Demonstration,

821

One Afar,

619

Self-Crimination,

486

Ohs,

641 Slavery, American,

489

Plaint of Freedom,

Solomon, A Second,

492

25

Spiritual Manifestations, 513, 599, 623, 663, 682,

Propose, I hope not,

257

807

Poet, True, how made,

313

Silken Chemistry,

: 536

Railway Station, Elegy in,
. 236 Sculptor's Career,

538, 620
Sleep, by Miss Barrett,
30 Street Music,

548
Spanish Lady's Love,
96 Smith's Poems,

632
Sonnet, by W. M. Anderson,
. 106 Salt Lake, Utah,

. 652
Sea, Lines written near,

. 109 Second Marriage, An Old Gentleman's, . 823
Soul's Disunion,
112 Scottish Drunkenness,

824
Spare my Heart,

. 183

Sorrow, Friend,

Travels, Exploration in Armenia,

2

215

Sabbath, Song of,

Turkey and Austria,

375

258

Swallow, not a Summer,

-, Empire of,

. 376

322

Spring is Coming,

Turks, and Christians,

. 380

492

Sweet Poem,

501

Thackeray's Works,

. 387

Secret of the Stream,

Tennyson's Ode to Wellington,

. 411

703

Sculptured Vase,

Thomson, James,

449

706

Spring Cleaning,

Things Talked of in London,

482

754
Stanzas, .
Tieck, Ludwig,

766
. 806

Turner and Claude,

. 276 TALES :

Time,

.678 And Then,

222

Valediction, A, .

253
Duel, The,

39
Wife, To an Absent, .
177 Fortune, How one was made,

493
Would you Remember Me,

272
Gauger's Pocket,

89

Plaint of Freedom,

25

Gabriel's Marriage,

557

Punch, 96, 236, 320, 353, 513, 577, 599, 619, Lodgings that would not suit,

419

624, 682 Lady Lee's Widowhood, 600, 687, 737, 793
Pulszky's Sketches, American Society, 97 Lost Messmate,
Pierce, President,

128
Poe, Edgar A.,

Night in Cunnemara,

91
. 157
Prediction, 1758,

254
Rintoul, John,

113, 403
Patmos, Perfidious,

344
Royal Whim,

226
Pereira, Dr.,
351 Sleepers Awakened,

57
Peel's Speeches,
481 Two Lives, Story of,

. 473

Patents, Principles and Effects not liable to, 484

Well in Wilderness,

. 184

Poultry, Carving of,

548

Wooden Spoon,

. 297

Palmerstonian Catechism,

619

Preacher and the King,

653 Uncle Tom's Cabin,

1, 256

Pine-apple,

678

Key to,

735

Paris after Waterloo,

734

Popery, Europe, America,

Webster, Daniel, Deathbed,

788

1

Pacific, Cruise among the Islands of,

. 789

Washington's Letters,

2, 624

, Anecdote,
Radcliffe, Mrs.,
. 110 Whittier's Chapel of the Hermits,

146
Refugee Question,

843
Woman's Rights,

192
Railway, Improved Returns,
. 400 Wellington, Larpent's Journal,

319, 364
Rome, Posthumous Supremacy of,
508 Westchester Guides, Last of,

360
Ramsay, Allan,
574 Wigs, A Word upon,

543
Rob Roy's last Moments,

662 Waldenses and Henry Arnaud,

Reading, Too much, .

682 | Young, Doctor Edward,

127

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TO THE READER.

more than we have to say ; but intend in

this part of the work to make a note occa-

In beginning a Second Series, it is proper sionally for your perusal.

for us to thank the numerous readers of the If the cover should be printed as well as

First many of whom have kept company we hope, it will do credit to Mr. Billings, of

with us from the beginning. Thirty-six vol. this city, who designed it, and to the En-

umes make a long row on your shelves ; but gravers, Messrs. Baker, Smith & Andrew.

there are very few pages in the whole which

may not be read now with nearly as much

DANIEL WEBSTER.

interest as at first, and some with more, be-

The following passage from Rev. A. L. Stone's
ing of the nature of fulfilled prophecy.
Our circulation is now greatly increased,

sermon, upon the death-bed scene of the great
and we have endeavored to make some im- statesman, will give an idea of the whole :-
provement in the form of the work, and have Let us gather now closer within that central
added to the quantity of matter.

scene, around which all these reflections group

and cluster. The chimes of midnight have died
This number begins with an article on away on the ear, and the young morning of the
Lord John Russell's memoirs of Moore, Sabbath is ushered in — though the night still
which we have copied from four different holds its reign. It is the chamber of death,
numbers of The Times. It created consider- There, on that couch of death, lies that form
able sensation in England, and was thought mighty crown of greatness it upheld. The

whose port and presence became so well the
to have induced his lordship to delay the marble of death is settling on that broad, capa
third volume. It is edifying to see the lofty cious brow, beneath which wrought and tri-
condescension of The Times in regard to umphed the grandest intellect of our country's
noble anthors and lecturers.

history. The life-hues are fading out from thosó

lips which have dropped upon us, through the
As a specimen number of the Second times of a generation, such great, earnest, mas
Series, we regret that a considerable variety sive truths. The voice seems altogether hushed,
of poetry and short notices has been crowded whose grand and majestic oratory was but the
out. It is not so good as the average in this fitting garniture of the regal thoughts that

marched forth in their own kingliness and scep-

respect.

tred power. A dimness creeping up from the

We have left ourselves room for much shades of the valley veils that deep-set, full-

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LIVING AGR.

CCCCLXIII.

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orbed, glorious eye, that flashed its splendors | The first is entitled “ Christianity in relation to
upon senates, and mighty crowds led captive at its ancient and modern antagonists." The sec-
its will. Powerless lies the hand whose lifted ond is “on the Supernatural Element in the
tokens shielded the sailor on the sea - the hum- Epistles, and its bearing on the argument.”.
blest son of the soil wherever he wandered. The Bulletin.
idol of so many souls — the victor in so many
triumphs in that wonderful and unparalleled

Reprint of the Original Letters from Washcombination of the statesman, the lawyer, the ington to Joseph Reed, during the Americun orator, the first man among men — is on the Revolution, referred to in the pamphlets of threshold of the uplifted portals of eternity.

Lord Mahon and Mr. Sparks. By William B. We have followed the flight of that soaring Reed. Philadelphia : A. Hart. mind in the marches of many an argument, In consequence of a controversy about the text whose stepping stones were set as the continents, of these letters, Mr. Reed has issued this very in many a burst of eloquence, that swept every handsome edition. For this he deserves the spirit with its resistless mastery ; but who can thanks of all historical students. The work is follow it now, as the ranges of the infinite open printed in the nicest and neatest way, and reminds around it, and the unseen becomes visible? Its us more of those cleverly-printed pamphlets that own proper wings, no longer clogged by clay, the are issued for the sake of the public nowhere shadowing wings of a great spirit departing are else but in London. It is a fortunate thing that unfolding the earth-chords are well-nigh sun- Mr. Reed has been willing to incur the hazard dored ; but the lips move yet once more — the of the cost and outlay of such a work ; for, had failing heart rallies once again — and the legacy he not done so, there would always have been an of last words is bequeathed to the watchers ; - unadjusted question as to the fidelity with which words that may well be called prophetic of an these letters have been hitherto published, and enduring place in the affections of his country- their authority would have been blemished and men - prophetic of an undying memory in the hurt, not only as to the truth and fairness of their histories of earth – prophetic, let us hope, of a text, but they would have been open to the surfadeless immortality.

mise that some improper liberties had been taken

with them, and important parts of them unwarPutnam's Monthly Magazine, No. 2. This rantably suppressed. Now we have them all — Magazine, which seems to aim at uniting an not only the original, but also side by side with American and an English literary interest, has them the additions, corrections, and alterations, only reached its second number. It is called a as they were before this was published. This is as

Magazine of American Literature," but an it should be, and will close the door on all future edition of it appears over here. We can speak cavil and dispute. in favorable terms of its excellent promise. By themselves the letters would be of little “Our Best Society” is an admirable paper, and value, but taken in connection with some historithe paper on Melville very interesting. But the cal controversies that have been heretofore agimost renarkable contribution is an essay which tated with harshness and bitterness of manner and we have read with much curiosity, called “ Have feeling, they possess great interest and go far to we a Bourbon among us ?”. This essay professes clear away the doubts that have rested upon to establish the existence, in the person of the these questions. Bulletin. Rev. Elea zer Williams, an American missionary, of no less a potentate than Louis XVII., heir The Friends of Christ in the New Testaof the throne of France - in other words, the ment. Thirteen discourses ; by Nehemiah Adyoung dauphin whom Simon, the gaoler, treated ams, D. D. Second Edition : Š. K. Whipple & with such brutality, and whom historians relate Co. Boston, 1853. to have died in his childhood. We are aware We have been rending with unaffected delight that the success of certain fantastic literary the volume of thirteen discourses, recently pubimpostures by the gifted Edgar Poe may have lished by Rev. Dr. Adams of the Essex street tempted other writers to try their hands at hoax- church in this city, with the above title. ing the public, and that this article may be a Those who neglect to place this volume upon specimen of vraisemblable inventions. But at one of the selectest shelves of their library, will any rate, this would leave it the merit of much miss doing justice to the most original, most ingenuity and readableness, while it would be affluent, and most useful volume of sermons open to condemnation for the impertinent use of which the American press has — at least, for a the names of living persons, amongst others of long time - given to the world. Congregathe Prince de Joinville. —Morn. Chron.

tionalist. The Restoration of Belief. Philadelphia : LETTERS from M. Victor Langlois — travelling Herman Hooker.

in Lower Armenia, on a scientific mission from This is a new argument in behalf of the Chris- the French government- have been received tian religion, which has created much sensation in Paris, announcing valuable results from his in England by the force of its views and the ear- research. He has, he says, transcribed a great nest style of the learned anonymous author. It number of inscriptions found in the Christian is impossible to read it without benefit, and it Churches converted into mosques since the Mus will prove a most powerful antagonist of infidel- sulman Conquest, and collected in the Armenian ity. The work is as yet incomplete. This vol- convents many important manuscripts and hithume contains the only two parts yet published. erto unpublished medals.

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MEMOIRS OF THOMAS MOORE.

From the Times. Lord John Russell has not edited the meMEMOIRS OF THOMAS MOORE. * moirs of Thomas Moore. He has not even Ir goes against the grain to find fault with done the next best thing. He is a minister Lord John. It is most ungracious to rebuke of state, and knows the worth of those unthe admirable spirit with which men of his seen hands which undergo official drudgery order have set to work of late, identifying

for the service of their betters. He has not themselves with the literary taste of the age,

availed himself of the knowledgo and experidescending from their social eminence in order ence of a man of letters, whose advice might to win still higher honor from intellectual have been usefully taken in the back-room, labor, and borrowing lustre from pursuits that while his lordship was acquiring all possible add to the dignity of the noblest, as they give respect for his undertaking in the front. It refinement and grace to the meanest, of men.

is only too evident that his lordship has sufThe homage paid by the rulers of our country

fered his materials to pass through his hands within the last few years to the literary pro- two voluines issued comprise the fragment

to the press unexamined and unsifted. The fession is among the most remarkable features of our remarkable time. An aristocratic of an autobiography, which, unfortunately, sieftain sitting at the same council-table comes suddenly to a close before the writer with a tribune of the people is surely a less

has reached his twentieth year; four hundred marvellous sight than a prime minister dis- letters, dating from 1793 to 1818, and the coursing before the busy operatives of a

beginning of a diary, the first entry of which manufacturing city upon the universality of

is made on the 18th of August, 1818, and the Shakspeare and the tutored elegance of Pope.

last on the 30th of August of the year followHitherto it has been a grievance, no less than ing. We have no hesitation in stating, that a reproach, to the literary man, that for him of the four hundred letters at least three no niche had been assigned in the social hundred might have been dispensed with, and fabric. Assuredly it will be his own fault that of the diary a considerable portion might now if he does not discover his rightful place,

have been omitted without disappointment to and take rank with his fellows.

the reader or disadvantage to the fame of
We declare that no praise can exaggerate John intends to proceed with bis subsequent

Thomas Moore. It is very clear that if Lord
the merits of the dukes, earls, and barons
who have fairly confessed to assembled multi- volumes on the plan he has adopted with the
tudes that civilized man has something yet

first two, no ordinary bookshelf will suffice
nobler to boast of than magnificent descent,

for his contribution ; and it is equally certain and who by their acts have vindicated a glory life of the poet as we were before his lord-.

that, after all, we shall be as ill off for a true surpassing that achieved on the battle-field by fire and sword. But, let us be permitted ship undertook to edit his memoirs. to say, something more is required than the

If it be not too late, we would respectbare recognition of the dignity of a profession fully volunteer to Lord John Russell a very from him who undertakes to follow it for his simple suggestion. The stuff which yet reown credit and the public advantage. If mains in his hands must be abundant, and literature reveals occasionally the preternatu- no doubt contains the elements of a good ral signs of inspired genius, it also includes biographical work. The public are not sothe more numerous productions of instructed licitous for all the letters of a deceased poet. and painstaking art. There is no royal road

unless such letters have intrinsic value as to science, and certainly no ducal avenue to records of noteworthy facts, or are remackphilosophy or verse. Welcome, noble lords,

able and instructive specimens of prose comto the workshop, but do not scorn the tools position. When Southey published the life Labor with us if you will-take your fair

of Cowper, and made the letters of that portion of the wages earned, but grudge not poet the most prominent feature of his work, the sweat that sweetens toil and makes it he had justification for his act, for more fructify. Wear the laurel in your coronet,

charming epistles had never appeared in anbut show your title to the leaf!

cient or modern times, and Englishmen could

not peruse them without lasting edification Memoirs, Journal, and Correspondence of Thomas and delight. Southey's own letters, subsell, M. P. Vols. 1 and 2. London : Longmans, sequently communicated to the world by the

Laureate's son, came to us in profusion ; but

1852.

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