Imágenes de páginas

Abel, C: Einleitung in ein ægyptisch-semitisch

indoeuropaeisches Wurzelwörterbuch. 1886. Ache, C. d' (pseud. of E. Poirié). Carnet de

chèques. “One of the cleverest of living caricaturists, he has made the Panama scandals the subject of a little' Carnet de chèques' which everybody who can laugh at the

laughable should possess." - Sat. red., Jan. 21. Alden, E. K. The world's representative assem

blies of to-day; a study in comparative leg

islation. Archivio di pedagogia diritto da E. Latino. (1876–

83.] 12 v. Arnold, Sir E. Adzuma; or, The Japanese wife;

a play. • No mention of his indebtedness to native sources appears on the title-page. From the prologue we gather that it is a story of old Japan;' bui it is not until we are more than half through the work that a footnote reveals the fact that Japanese versions of the story ex. jst. Cast in dramatic form the story is not only read.

able but impressive." – Spectator, Feb. 11. Ballou, M. M. The story of Malta. Balzac, H. de.

Lost illusions; The two poets ; Eve and David ; tr. by K. P. Wormley. Barker, E: H. Wanderings by southern waters;

eastern Aquitaine. "The name of the book conveys no idea of the fresh. ness, the originality, and the romance of its pages. He is the most painstaking explorer of Europe who has written the record of his travels since George Barrow, and it is interesting to follow him into the strange retreats where he makes a temporary home, wherein he sets down his vivid descriptions of the scenes of his

wayfaring." - Athenæum, Feb. 25. Barry, J: W. Studies in Corsica.

« Well written and of varied interest. A series of graphic pictures of his journey to Corsica is followed by a skeich of the history of the island, its dialect and

social life." - Academy, Mar. 11. Bates, W: W.

American marine; the shipping question in history and politics. Batiffol, R:, l'abbé. Histoire du bréviaire romain.

Treats of " La Genèse des heures; Les origines de l'Ordo psallendi' romain; Description de l'office cano. nique romain du temps de Charlemagne; L'office ditmo. derne et le Bréviaire de la cour romaine; Le Bréviaire du Concile de Trente; Les projets de réforme du pape Benoît xiv."

“ L'histoire ancienne de l'office romain est traitée avec tous les éléments nouveaux que mettent aujourdhui à la disposition des critiques les travaux de M. de Rossi et de M. l'abbé Duchesne,l'histoire moderne avec ceux que l'auteur a recueillis dans les bibliothèques ro. maines, et ceux plus inattendus encore que lui ont four. nis les Archives du Ministère des Affaires étrangères, a

Paris." Behrs, C. A. Recollections of Count Leo Tolstoy;

with a letter to the women of France on The Kreuzer sonata; tr. from the Russian by C: E: Turner. “ Bears a remarkable witness to Tolstoy's strenuous and courageously unrelenting simplicity and sincerity; and no one who reads it will fail to feel that we have at least one living man of genius whose life and work are in beautiful and satisfying accord." - Academy, Mar.

25. Bell, M. Edward Burne-Jones; a record and re

view ; illust. “ His aim embraces a preliminary memoir, a year chronicle of the artist's production, and a current comment, of a discursive kind, on Mr. Burde.Jones's art as exemplitied in its entire range. In a final chap

ter that art is considered in conjugation with the critica, but Mr. Bell is more concerned with the record of what the critics have writter than with formulating a criti. cism that should express his own ardent convictions. Comprehensive and consecutive, it is fully and admira

ably illustrated." – Sat. red., Jan. 28. Bolles, F. At the north of Bearcamp Water;

chronicles of a stroller in New England

from July to December. " Very pleasant and easy reading.”—Literary world,

Mar. 11. Breed, G. J., and Barton, W:G. Songs and saun

terings, by a poet and naturalist; with

introd. by W: P. Andrews. Brown, J: C. People of Finland in archaic times;

being sketches given in the Kalevala, and

other national works. “ Cannot fail to attract the attention of the student of the customs of primitive man, and particularly of that grade of nascent civilisation which is depicted in Hia. watha, for the rhythm and no doubt many of the lead. ing ideas of which Longfellow was greatly indebted to

the Finnish epic." — Academy, Mar. 18. Bryan, C. W.

Carriage driving in and near and unto Western Massachusetts. From Spripgfield to the New York border there is very little of Massachusetts which Mr. Bryan has not driven over or seen from near or far; and while the Berkshire Hills and the Valley of the Connecticut re. ceive the most attention, a glimpse is afforded of the rare scenic beauty of Worcester County. The book is a practical guide to the seeker after. abandoned farms,' and sites glorious in their prospect, and enviable for

their healthfulness." — Nation, Mar. 23. Cagnat, R. L'armée romaine d'Afrique et l'occu

pation militaire de l'Afrique sous les empereurs. “ Il était bien préparé à un pareil travail par les mis. bione qu'il a remplies en Tunisie et en Algérie, et par la connaissance approfondie qu'il a de l'épigraphie africaine. Le centre de son sujet était l'histoire de la legio IIIa Augusta. M. Cagnat s'est plu à le retracer avec Boin; muis il a aussi étendu ses recherches à toutes les troupes cantonnées dans l'Afrique du Nord et même à la flotte. ... J'aime encore mieux la chapitre où l'au. teur examine la question du recrutement de la illa lé. gion et des troupes auxiliaires. Pour la traiter, il n'avait qu'à s'inspirer de l'article bien connu de M. Mommsen. Il en a couitirmé les conclusions par un supplement de preuves, et il a ainsi contribué pour sa pari à démontrer quelques vérités d'une três grande portée histo. rique. Il a élucidé avec le même bonheur tout ce qui concerne les subsistances, les vêtements, les armes, la solde, les travaux de le paix, les caisses d'épargne mili. taires, etc. Les renseignements qu'il nous fournit à ce sujet ne sont pas tous absolument nouveaux; mais ils sont présentés d'une façon plus précise que partout ail.

leurs." Revue critique, 5 déc. Cambridge, A. (now Mrs. G. F. Cross). A little

minx; a sketch.
“ As a picture of Australian life, of the small digni.
ties and duties of an archdeacon's wife, and the buzzing
talk of small-minded women the story is excellent."

Literary world, Apr. 8.
Carus, P. Truth in fiction ; 12 tales.

"Tales with a moral. Each of these illustrates a half-hidden, half-expressed principle of evolution or ethics, such as the stupidity of intolerunce, the wenk. ening quallty of indiscriminate charity, the truth in

old errors, etc." – Literary world, Mar. 25. Chabot, A. Les fiancés de Radegonde. 2e éd.

Le marquis de Saint-Etienne.

" Un roman d'un verve un peu grosse parfois, mais amusant, et souvent d'un mouvement rapide et emporté

qui ne laisse pas de nous dégourdir. M. Chabot savait conter; cela devient assez rare.

Vous vous rappelez bieu Le nez d'un notaire,' d'Edmond Aboui? C'est cetie histoire philosophique et navrante que M. Chabot a racontée à sa manière. Il fait suite aux

Fiancés de Radegonde.'” - Recue bleue, 9 oct. Collum, R: S. History of the U.S. Marine Corps.

1890, Copeland, A. M. History of Murrayfield, earlier

known as Township no. 9, comprising the present towns of Chester and Huntington, part of Montgomery and Middlefield, 1760

.83. 1892. Corbin, Mrs. C. F. A woman's philosophy of

love. “ Nothing that she says is new or of any special value, while all that she says is so diluted with senti. mentality and religious phraseology that few readers will ever get at her real meaning." Literary world,

Feb. 25. Cornell University. Proceedings and addresses

at inaug. of J. G. Schurman to the presi.

dency of Cornell Univ., Nov. 11th. Crawford, F. M. The children of the King.

" The scene is laid in Italy, but away from cities, and it is full of the warmth of summer, and the salt breath

of the sea." – Critic, Feb. 18. Cushing, M. The story of our Post office; the

department in all its phases ; illust. Daudet, Mme. A. (Euvres, 1878-89; L'enfance

d'une Parisienne; Enfants et mères. Dickens, M., A. A mere cypher; a novel.

“ In all that relates to Mrs. Custance and the dark episode of Norman Strange's life the story is admirable and true. Unsuspected and unknown to himself from first to last the influence which drags him out of the slough of Despond and sets his feet on the right pat) is that of Mrs. Custance an insignificant, frightened, faded lit. tle woman, possessing pity and faith enough to make themselves unconsciously felt through her unattractive

exterior." - Sat. rev., Mar. 11. Douglas, J. Bombay and Western India; a se.

ries of stray papers. 2 v; illust. “ Covers an enormo118 deal of ground. Former gos. ernors in full-bottomed wigs, professional beauties as they would now be termed, men of repute in legal and commercial circles, astute Hindu ministers, Nelson and Wellington, Elphinstone, Mackintosh, and Frere, Tom Coryat the pilgrim, Henry Martin the missionary, suc. ceed each other in bewildering profusion.

We are not only told what they did, how they dressed, and where they lived, but what they might probably have said or done in uncertain din contingencies. Further, the author, with a laudable anxiety to bring the past before the eye of the reader has adopted the device of speaking in the first person about scenes and events that took place one or two hundred years before he

Sat. rev., Feb. 18. Ducamp, M. Souvenirs littéraires. 2 v. Elliot, F. Diary of an idle woman in Constanti.

nople. " Mrs. Elliot's idea was excellent. She wished to clothe the famous sites of Constantinople with the his. torical associations which belong to them. She stands in the Hippodrome and conjures up again the scenes which were enacted there; she makes Justinian and Theophilus, Mahommed and Osmân, baslleus and in perador,'sultan and grand vizier, eonverse in an ani. mated and agreable manner just as if she had been a bystander at their colloquies. Landor might not have approved of the local colour and historical tone of these imaginary conversations, and to say the truth, they are sometimes a little confusing to those who happen to know the history; but the ordinary traveller will undoubtedly learn a great deal about the associations of

the 'sights' from Mrs. Elliot's vivacious pages which he certainly will not discover in any other book." - Athe

naum, Feb. 18. Eminent persons; biographies reprinted from the

Times. 3 v. “ A series of obituary notices, many of them of great

excellence.” – Athenæum, Jan. 28. Eyssenhardt, F. Mittheilungen aus der Stattbib

liothek zu Hamburg. 1-9. (1884-92.) Field, M., pseud. Stephania ; a trialogue.

“ All that stands out to us very clearly is what it really is, the story of an unseemly and unscrupulous revenge. All this allowed for and our own dislike for the subject chosen fully admitted, we must credit Ste. phanin with undoubted dramatic power." – Spectator,

Feb. 4. Foster, J. Men-at-the-bar; biographical hand

list of the members of the Inns of Court; incl. judges, etc.

1885. Fustel de Coulanges, N. D. Questions histo.

riques rev. et complétées par C. Julian : De la manière d'écrire l'histoire; Les origines de la propriété ; Polybe; Chio; Ques.

tions contemporaines. Geoffroy de Grandmaison, C: A. L'ambassade

française en Espagne pendant la Révolution,

1789-1804. Gilbert, J: T: Documents relating to Ireland,

1795-1804; official account of Secret Ser.

vice money, governmental correspondence,ete. Gilmore, G. W. Korea from the capital.

"He has put together much information concerning the people, and be reënforces his accurate text with twenty five reproductions of photographs taken from life. They are well chosen, and bring home the Kore.

ans to our eyes." – Literary world, Feb. 25. Hamerton, P. G. Man in art; studies in reli.

gious and historical art, portrait, and genre; with plates. " The illustrative plan of the book, exhibiting as it does the variety and excellences of the reproductive processes, is both novel and important. In the main, the significance of the title is displayed in the illustra. tions and the brief comments upon them, and not in the series of eloquent essays on art and its functions which

forms the text of the volume." – Sat. rer., Mar. 23. Handbook for travellers in Syria and Palestine.

New ed. [by Haskett Smith). Havard, H: Les Boulle. (Les artistes célèbres.)

"Of special value to the technical student. The second chapter, by itself, forms a valuable essay on the different epochs in the making of French furniture."

Westminster reo., April. History of North America; comp. a geog. and

statist. view of the U. S., and of the British

Canadian possessions. 1820. 2 v. Hudson, W: H: Idle days in Patagonia ; illust.

“ A delightful book, and a worthy successor to. The

naturalist in La Plata.'" - Academy, Mar. 4. Hungerford, Mrs. M. H. Lady Verner's flight.

" Thin and weak are the strands of the web which Mrs. Hungerford weaves in her last society romance; light and bright are the characters around whom her web is cast, and who flutter and fret in its meshes. Never was there a more venomous, a more fascinating epider at large in the drawing-rooms of London than

Sir Gaston Verner." — Atheneum, Mar. 11. Huntoon, D. T: V. History of Canton, Mass.;

pub, by the town.

was born."

Hurst, J: F. Short history of the Christian Ch.

" The history of the churches in the United States is treated with considerable detail and with notable fair

ness." Nation, Mar. 2. Hutton, A. Old sword-play; the systems of

fence in vogue, 16th-18th centuries; with

lessons from ancient masters ; cont. plates. “ Chiefly remarkable for the illustrations, which are reproduced from the works of Moro Alfieri, Angelo, and others. These illustrations are accompanied by a somewhat slender account of the various systems of

sword play.” – Nation, Feb. 16. Imbert de Saint-Amand, A. L., baron. Les femmes

des Tuileries; Marie Amélie et la duchesse

d'Orléans, Irving. H: (previously J: H: Brodribb).) The

drama; addresses. Jaques, J.. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter

day Saints ; its priesthood, organization, doc

trines, etc. Jeaffreson. J: C. Victoria, Queen and Empress.

2 v. “ There is nothing new in the incidents; but every reader will admit that these occurrences are drawn to. gether with so much judgment and ability, and in what is comparatively so small a compass, as to make these

volumes entirely acceptable." -- Academy, A pr. 1. Johnston, R: M. Mr. Billy Downs and his likes. Karamzin, N. M. Voyage en France, 1789–90;

trad. du russe et annoté par A. Legselle.

1885. Károly, K: Guide to the paintings of Florence.

Supplies in condensed form, and in a method of the highest practical convenience to visitors, a complete descriptive catalogue of all pictures in Florence, with brief citations from the works of critics and historians, notes of legends connected with the paintings or their subjects, and full indexes to the various galleries. It also embraces paintings in the neighborhood.” Sat. rev., Mar. 11.

“ The study of either the pictures or the critics is ut. terly superficial, and while his judgment of the former is crudely dogmatic, his collation of the latter is ab.

surd." - Nation, Apr. 6. Landor, W. S. Poems, dialogues in verse, and

epigrams; ed with notes by C: G. Crump.

2 v. Larsson, G. Sloyd as adopted in Boston. Lechevallier-Chevignard, E. Les styles fran

çais. Linton, W:J.

European republicans; recollections of Mazzini and his friends. “ However interesting and touching are the sketches of little known heroes, it is his accounts of Mazzini, Lamenoais,and Herzen which possess the greatest value. The account of Mazzini, which tills nearly half the volume, is largely compiled from bis autobiography and political pamphlets. We need not warn the reader that Mr. Linton is partisan; iudeed, the final worth of this book consists in the utter and uncompromising sincerity with which it states only one side of many of the debatable events in wbich Mazzini had a share."

Nation, Apr. 13. Lyall, Sir A. Rise of the British dominion in In

dia. (Univ. extension manuals.) " The opening chapter is a brilliant résumé' of the early competition for Indian commerce from the 16th to the 18th century. The story of the Dutch, English, and French East India Companies is ably sketched, and the French occupation and expulsion tinely described. The history ceases with the annexation of the Punjab." - Literary world, Mar. 25.

M'Crie, C: G. Public worship of Presbyterian

Scotland, historically treated; 14th ser. of

the Cunningham lectures. Margaret (Marguerite de Valois, d'Orléans, or

d'Angoulême) Queen of Navarre. Memoirs, written by her own hand; trans. with

introd. and notes by V. Fane. " The first wife of Henry IV., the Reine Margot of Dumns, a very clever and, as she thought, an ill-used woman, who vindicates herself in these pages, and has a certain attractiveness which even a perusal of the very curious Divorce satyrique' will not entirely ob. scure. That she managed to interest her contempora. ries and succeeding generations is abundantly mani.

fest." - Spectator, Feb. 4. Meredith, G: Jump to Glory Jane; ed. and arr.

by H. Quilter; with designs by L. Hous

man. "A bit of clever doggerel hastily written to illustrate a certain phase of rural fanatieisın." - Literary world,

Dec. 31. Nayler, Sir G:

Ceremonial of the coronation of George iv. in the Abbey of St. Peter, WestMinster; incl. the names of the archbishops, peers, etc., who assisted ; (completed by Sir

W: Woods and C. G. Young). 1823. Newspaper cuttings, pertaining to the Civil War).

2 v. OʻHagan, J: Joan of Arc.

" Contributed in 1868 to the Atlantis. It is written from a Roman Catholic standpoint, and its republica. tion is intended to further the beatification of the war.

like maiden." – Notes and queries, Mar. 4. Peard, F. M.. Catherine; a novel.

" Is very sensible, and suggests the romances of fifty

years ago.” Literary world, Apr. 8. Pearson, C: H.

National life and character; & forecast. " The whole book is little more than an expansion and justification of the famous warning of another Ox. onio. Australian of seven-and-twenty years ago. When Mr. Lowe drew his picture of democracy with its this. tles as forest trees, he had gone through much the same career, and he had apparently even then come to much the same conclusion. It is a laboured, and to a great extent, a successful attempt to prove that the substitution of the state for the church, the decay of the family, the equalization of rights and privileges, the dominance of industrial organizations, the great increase of population, and so forth, will destroy character, weaken the interest of life, kill genius, favour only the lower races and individuals, obliterate by degrees all that is noblest, most precious, rarest, best worth living

for." – Sat. rev., Feb. 25, Pemberton, T. E.

Life and writings of T. W. Robertson, "" He has done his work well on the whole. The ad. mirable papers by Robertson on Stage types' were well worth reprinting. On the other hand the col. lection of epigrams from his plays would have gained immensely by the weeding out of a number of very ob. vious truisms. But these blemishes may be readily oyerlooked in view of the general readableness of the

volume." – Spectator, Feb. 11. Philips, F. C. A doctor in difficulties. Picot, E. Bibliogr phie Cornélienne; ou, Descrip

tion raisonnée de toutes les éditions des

æuvres de P: Corneille, etc. 1876. Poynter, F. An exquisite fool; a novel.

". The analysis of character is the interesting part of it, and the reader's attention is held from the beginning

to the tragic end." - Literary world, Jan. 14. Praed, Mrs. C. Zero; a story of Monte Carlo.

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Rodger, E. H. B. Aberdeen doctors at home and

abroad; narrative of a medical school. A delightful miscellany of gossip, social and scien. tific. It traces the history of medicine and surgery from their primitive beginninge, when medicine was practiced by the monks, and surgery was monopolized by the barbers, and it abounds in telling sketches of celebrities and eccentricities, and is full

of quaint and characteristic stories." - Sat. red., Jan. 25. Ropes, J: C. The campaign of Waterloo; with

Atlas, " It was well to have an American student of the campaign give an impartial and judicial analysis of the great conflict of authors as well as of generals. He has renched conclusions which may fairly be accepted as reasonable, and has given us a narrative which is probably more free from question than any one which has

heretofore been published." - Nation, Mar. 9. Salisbury, E. E. and E. M. Family-histories and

genealogies ; genealog. and biog. monographs; with pedigree-charts and charts of

combined descents. 3 v. Schwob, M. Ceur double. 2e éd. 1891. Scrap-book, (cont. a coll. of envelopes in use dur

ing the Civil War). 2 v. Sedding, J: D. Art and handicraft.

“ His views on the study of architecture are espe. cially invigorating. The most despondent of pessi. misis might be stirred by his eloquent plea for the outdoor study of English architecture. And there is much excellent good sense in his advice to the young stu.

deut." - Sat. rev., Mar. 11. Shaler, N. S. The interpretation of nature.

• Quite a host of miscellaneous facts relating to the inhabitants of the United States are brought together, most of which it would be hard to find elsewhere, and many of which are the result of the writer's own shrewd and original observations. Some of the points raised are most curious, and at every page occur pas. anges which one would like to quote." — Alhenæum,

Feb. 25. Silvagni, D: Rome; its princes, priests, and peo

ple; a trans, of his] La corta e la societá

Romana by F. Maclaughlin. 1885-87. 3 v. Stead, R: Bygone Kent. Stephen, L. An agnostic's apology; and other es

says. "No mind of his generation has penetrated more deeply than Mr. Stephen's into the questions relating to the limitations of knowledge, the nature of belief, the methods of science, the rationale of toleration and of the propagation of truth; and his discussion of them is an intellectual treat even to those who remain uncon.

vinced by his reasoning.". Nation, Mar. 16. Stimson, F. J. (pseud. J. S. of Dale). In the three

zones. " The first table suggests the researches of a Har. yard student among the curios of psychology. The second story is delightful for its rollicking fun, and its fidelity to certain phases of Southern life; it is perfeet in its way. Perfect in a deeper, tenderer manner is the

tale of Spanish love." -- Literary world, Mar. 11. Symonds, J. A.

In the key of blue; and other prose essays. " Collected from his miscellaneous papers in periodi. cals, and from his unpublished manuscripts.

As a whole, it reminds the reader, as it was meant to do, of the versatility of Mr. Symonds's literary work, and bears the stamp of its author in both its sentiment and

its style.” – Nation, Feb. 23. Thayer, W: R.

The dawn of Italian independence; Italy, 1814-49. 2 v. “ A vigorous, well-constructed and attractive view of a great epoch in the history of Italy." - Literary world, Feb. 11.

Thomas, E. F. Three months in Europe; a jour

nal of travel in England, France, Switzer

land, Italy, Germany, and Belgium. Thornely, J. L. The monumental brasses of Lan

cashire and Cheshire; with acct. of the per

sons represented. “The counties are not eminently endowed in ancient or beautiful brasses. Some few are very fine examples,

however, and many are curious." – Sat. red., Mar. 11. Torrens, W: T. M. Twenty years in Parliament.

"A book by a man with a rarely equalled experience

of politicians." - Sat. ret., Jan. 11. Tucker, F. de L. B. Life of Catherine Booth,

mother of the Salvation Army. 2 v. Vallée, L. Bibliographie des bibliographies. 1883.

Supplément. 1887. Van Dyke, J: C. Art for art's sake; seven uni.

versity lectures on the technical beauties of painting. “ Furnishes agreeable and profitable reading, and will serve well as a handbook of principles and rules from which one may learn to appreciate technical excel. lences and judge a painting from something beside the

story it is supposed to tell.” — Literary world, Apr. 8. Van Oss, S. F. American railroads as investments.

“ Originating in London the work is primarily in. tended for English investors. A much larger body of readers will find the volume very entertaining and instructive. It contains the freshest and most reliable statement of the whole railroad situation to be found

at present." — Literary world, Mar. 11. Vaultier, M.. C. F: E. Souvenirs de l'insurrection

normande, dite du Fédéralisme,en 1793 ; pub.

avec notes, etc., par G: Mancel. 1858. Villon, F. C. Poems; done into English verse,

with biog. and critical introd. by J. Payne. Vuillier, G. Les iles oubliées ; les Baléares, la Corse

et la Sardaigne; impressions de voyage ;

illust. “Si les dessins recueillis sur place par l'auteur sont merveilleux, le texte est fort agréable à lire; certaines pages sont très poétiques et quelques-unes des illustrations, paysages ou types, peuvent être considérées

comme des chefs-d'æuvre du genre." Polybiblion, Waldstein, C: Excavations of the American

School of Athens at the Heraion of Argos,

1892. No. I. Walker, H. Three centuries of Scottish literature,

2 v. “ A pleamnt and sympathetic study of various mo. ments rather than a minute chronicle. Without much originality or much method, it is readable and lucid, and possibly may lead a few of its students to look into

the neglected originals.” – Sat. rev., Feb. 4. Wedmore, F. Renunciations; A chemist in the

suburbs; A confidence at the Savile; The north coast and Eleanor. " The first piece is the best of the three; as a study of the man with aspirations it is not ineffective. But in this, as in the other pieces, one feels that the story is not written for any interest of its own, but as an excuse for a series of isolated sketches, thrown as it were on to the canvas with more regard to the decorative ef. fect than to a representation of life."- Atheneum, Jan.

28. Willard, M. Life of Rev. S: Willard, of Deerfield,

Mass. Winslow, W: C. The queen of Egyptology, Ame

lia B. Edwards.


red., Dec. 3,

verse by J: S. Blackie. 1850. English. Bashill, T. W. Profit-sharing and the labour ques

Æschylus. ; . into

tion ; with introd. by S. Taylor. The Oresteia; trans, into English prose by L.

“ A useful little book written by a profit-sharing em. Campbell, with introduction.

ployer." - Athenæum, Mar. 25. Alexander, W:, Bp. of Derry and Raphoe. Pri. Chennells, E. Recollections of an Egyptian prin. mary convictions ; discussions. (Columbia

cess; 5 years at the court of Ishmael Pasha, Coll. lect.)

Khédive. 2 v. Aristoteles. Constitution of Athens; rev. text,

" The life of a great harim under a kind mistress is

painted in all its details with the utmost fidelity and with introd. notes, etc., by J. E. Sandys.

without a breath of scandal." - Athenæum, Mar. 25. Atkins, T. D. The Kelt or Gael; his ethnogra

Chittenden, L. E. Personal reminiscences, 1840phy, geography, and philology. 1892. Austin, A. Fortunatus the pessimist. 1892.

99; incl. some not published of Lincoln

and the war. “ Not a philosophical treatise but a poem, which takes hold of the reader and carries him along in better

"Its fervent patriotism and loyalty to the national

idols and ideals, and its unobtrusive but uncompromis. and better satistied condition and leaves him well pleased with himself, itself, and the author." Sat.

ing Christian faith and spirit, make it a thoroughly quickening book to one's patriotism and religion.

The book is full of stories, and they are almost uni. Ball, Sir R. S. Time and tide; a romance of the formly entertaining. The bar stories are perhaps as moon; 2 lectures, London Institution, Nov. good as any, but there is scarcely a dull page in the

volume.”- Literary world, May 16.
19, 26, 1888. 2d ed., rev. 1892. (Romance
of science.)

Clerk, Sir J:, Bart., of Penicuik. Memoirs of (his] Ballou, M. M. Story of Malta.

life, extracted by himse i from his journals, Barrie, J. M. An Auld Licht manse; and other

1676-1756; ed. with introd. and notes by J: sketches; biog. and lit. estimate by E. Hen

M. Gray. 1892. (Scottish Hist. Soc.) derson.

Clifford, Mrs. L. L. A wild proxy; a tragic com“ A heterogeneous collection of brief newspaper es.

edy of to-day. says and sketches, which are lit up with his inimitable Will be a surprise to readers who have formed humor, but are not examples of his mature literary their conception of her work from. Aunt Anne.' In. style. "A long biographical sketch accompanies the stead of a tinished and minute study of character, it is sketches.” Literary world, Apr. 22.

a story of modern adventure more than justifying the

adjective in the title. As reviewers, we feel aggrieved, Barry, A. Some lights of science on the faith ;

for the adventure is so original that we feel bound, in eight lectures before the Univ. of Oxford, justice to the book, not to disclose what it is.” – Pall 1892.

Mall budget, Apr. 13. Beeching, Rev. H. C. A paradise of English poe Colomb, Rear-Adm. P. H. Essays on naval detry. 2 v.

fence. “ We must commend Mr. Beeching's excellent

“ On the problems of imperial defence the opinions notes. They are interesting, to the point, not too long, of Admiral Colomb are always worth studying, and the and often enable one to get an additional touch of pleas. republication of these essays is an inducement to re. ure from the verse they annotate." Spectator, Feb.

read and re-study them." - Athenæum, Mar. 18. 4. Four months in Persia; and

Copleston, R. S., Bp. of Colombo. Buddhism Biddulph, C. E. a visit to Trans-Caspia.

primitive and present in Magadha and Cey

lon. 1892. " An account of a journey to Teheran, and Ispahan

“ The detailed criticism is quite equal in thorough. from Batoum, and of a visit to Bokhara and Samar. cand, in the course of which he misses no occasion for

ness and honesty to those of the first Biblical or higher blessing the works of the Russians, engineering and

critics of our time when handling the Hebrew and

Christian records. After the literary criticism comes administrative." – Sat. rev., Mar. 25.

the story of the Buddhist communities in Ceylon at the Brackett, A. C., and Eliot, I. M. Poetry for present time, the final chapter being a most interesting home and school. 1891.

picture of the modern monastic life and of the Buddh. Brooks, P. Addresses; with introd. by J. H.

ism now taught in Ceylon." – Critic, Jan. 28. Ward.

Cox, M. R.

Cinderella ; 345 variants of CinderBroughton, T: D. Letters written in a Mahratta

ella, Cat-skin, and Cap O'Rushes ; with New ed.; with introd. by Sir

introd. by A. Lang. (Folk-lore Soc.) M.E.G. Duff. 1892.

« The stories are skeletons and skeletons only; but Brown, H. F. Venice; an historical sketch of

the book is a marvel of industry, patience, and re

search." - Athenæum, Apr. 13. the Republic. " Mr. Brown's excellent sketch is sure to receive a Craik, H: English prose selections; with introds. warm welcome. While giving due prominence to the

by various writers, and general introds. to constitutional history of Venice, he is never dull, and

each period. Vol. 1. has indeed rendered this side of his subject specially interesting by exhibiting the connexion between each

" The study of English literature is like a journey of the various changes in the constitution, and the po.

through a vast wilderness, and the duty of selecting litical events that led to it. His thorough knowledge of passages from the greatest authors is one ihat cannot be Venice has enabled him to impart a pleasant local col.

too carefully carried out. The task has been admir. our to his history of the city, and he has with good ef. ably performed by Mr. Craik.”

Westminster review, fect occasionally given extracts from Venetian chroni. April. clers, preserving in his translation the vigour and

Crepaz, A. The emancipation of women, and its qunint simplicity of his author's language.Sat.

probable consequences; with a letter by W. rev., Mar. 18.

E. Gladstone.
Burrows, M.
Commentaries on the history of

“ Frau Crepaz is one of those fortunate mortals who England; from earliest times to 1865.

have been introduced to universal consideration by

camp, 1809.

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