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his death. It was his hope, expressed in health, Fainter and fainter like the dying roll that he should not be allowed to linger superflu- Of thunders in the distance-Stygian pools ous on the stage, nor waste under the slow pro- Whose agitated waves give back a sound gress of disease. He was always ready to meet Hollow and dismal, like the sullen roar his God. His wishes were answered. Two In the volcano's depths—these, these have left days before his last illness he delivered in court a Their spell upon me, and their memories masterly judgment on a complicated case in Have passed into my spirit, and are now equity. Since his death, another judgment, in Blent with my being till they seem a part a case that had been argued before him, has been Of my own immortality. found among his papers ready to be pronounced.

God's hand, I saw him for a moment only on the evening At the creation, hollowed out this vast preceding his illness. It was an accidental meet- Domain of darkness, where nor herb nor flower ing away from his own house—the last time that E'er sprang amid the sands, nor dews nor rains the open air of heaven fanned his cheeks. His Nor blessed sunbeams fell with freshening power, words of familiar, household greeting, on that oc- Nor gentle breeze its Eden-message told casion, still linger in my ears, like an enchanted Amid the dreadful gloom. Six thousand years, melody. The morning sun saw him on the bed Swept o'er the earth ere human foot-prints marked from which he never rose again. Thus closed, This subterranean desert. Centuries after an illness of eight days, in the bosom of his Like shadows came and passed, and not a sound family, without pain, surrounded by friends, a Was in this realm, save when at intervals, life, which, through various vicissitudes of dis- In the long lapse of ages, some huge mass

had been spared beyond the grand climac- of overhanging rock fell thundering down. teric, that cape of storms in the sea of human ex- Its echoes sounding through these corridors istence ;

A moment, and then dying in a hush
Multis ille bonis flebilis occidit,

Of silence such as brooded o'er the earth
Nulli flebilior quam mihi.

When earth was chaos. The great mastodon,

The dreaded monster of the elder world, He is gone, and we shall see him no more on Passed o'er this mighty cavern, and his tread earth, except in his works, and in the memory of Bent the old forest oaks like fragile reeds, his virtues. The scales of justice, which he had And made earth tremble.-Armies in their pride held so long, have fallen from his hands. The Perchance have met above it in the shock untiring pen of the author rests at last. The Of war, with shout and groan and clarion blast, voice of the teacher is mute. The fountain, which And the hoarse echoes of the thunder gun; was ever flowing and ever full, is now stopped. The storm, the whirlwind and the hurricane The lips, on which the bees of Hybla might have Have roared above it, and the bursting cloud rested, have ceased to distil the honeyed sweets of Sent down its red and crashing thunder-bolt; kindness. The body, warm with all the affections of life, with love for family, and friends, for Earthquakes have trampled o'er it in their wrath, truth and virtue, is now cold in death. The jus- The old Atlantic ;-yet no sound of these

Rocking earth's surface as the storm-wind rocks tice of nations is eclipsed; the life of the law is E'er came down to the everlasting depths suspended. But let us listen to the words, which, Of these dark solitudes. though dead, he utters from the grave :

" Sorrow

How oft we gaze not as those without hope.” The righteous judge, With awe or admiration on the new the wise teacher, the faithful friend, the loving And unfamiliar, but pass coldly by father, has ascended to his Judge, his Teacher, The lovelier and the mightier ! Wonderful his Friend, his Father in Heaven. C.S.

Is this lone world of darkness and of gloom,

But far more wonderful yon outer world
From the Louisville Journal. Lit by the glorious sun. These arches swell

Sublime in lone and dim magnificence.
MAMMOTH CAVE.

But how sublimer God's blue canopy.

Beleaguered with his burning cherubim All day, as day is reckoned on the earth, Keeping their watch eternal! Beautiful I've wandered in these dim and awful aisles, Are all the thousand snow-white gems that lie Shut from the blue and breezy dome of heaven, In these mysterious chambers gleaming out While thoughts, wild, drear, and shadowy, have Amid the melancholy gloom—and wild swept

These rocky hills and cliffs, and gulfs—but far
Across my awe-struck soul, like spectres o'er More beautiful and wild the things that greet
The wizard's magic glass, or thunder clouds The wanderer in our world of light-the stars
O'er the blue waters of the deep. And now Floating on high like islands of the blest-
I'll sit me down upon yon broken rock, The autumn sunsets glowing like the gate
To muse upon the strange and solemn things Of far-off Paradise-the gorgeous clouds
Of this mysterious realm.

On which the glories of the earth and sky,
All day my steps

Meet and commingle-earth's unnumbered flowers Have been amid the beautiful, the wild,

All turning up their gentle eyes to heavenThe gloomy, the terrific. Crystal founts, The birds, with bright wings glancing in the sun, Almost invisible in their serene

Filling the air with rainbow miniaturesAnd pure transparency-high, pillar'd domes The green old forests surging in the galeWith stars and flowers all fretted like the halls The everlasting mountains on whose peaks Or Oriental monarchs-rivers dark

The setting sun burns like an altar-flameAnd drear and voiceless as oblivion's stream, And ocean, like a pure heart rendering back That flows through Death's dim vale of silence- Heaven's perfect image, or in his wild wrath All fathomless, down which the loosened rock Heaving and tossing like the stormy breast Plunges until its far-off echoes come

Of a chained giant in his agony.

BY GEORGE D. PRENTICE.

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From the Times. Compare the two discoveries, and contemplate RAILWAYS AND THE ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.

their joint operation. The contingency of war

affords the easiest though the least probable as well We may see by what the railway has done, what as the least agreeable mode of illustration. Our may be done, what must be done, and what undoubt- neighbors still talk of invasion. Their dream of edly will be done. With little more risk to the two flotillas has passed into a dream of war steamers. or three individuals employed than what is now An army at Cherbourg is to receive orders at daily incurred by thousands of women on their way sunset on what part of our southern coast it is to to market, and with no greater expense than a few land at sunrise. Be it so, kind neighbor. We bushels of coke, and the wear and tear of a few will not deny you the harmless gratification which iron rods and bars, England has now, in all human has given eternal celebrity to one at least of your probability, been twice traversed almost from royal names. But mark what follows-not what north to south within eighteen hours, two

or follows, but what occurs simultaneously in every three of which were spent in the metropolis. port and city of this charmed isle. No sooner Consider what this implies. From the southern are fifty funnels seen in the offing than every coast to Edinburgh and back is become the easy soldier and citizen in the kingdom is waked from work of twenty-four hours. From the Land's his bed with the news of their number and destiend to John O'Groat's house is brought within the nation. Before the first boat has touched the beach, same compass. The whole of this island is now, if it does not already find the shore bristling with to all intents and purposes, as near the metropo- bayonels, one current of strong indignation has lis as Sussex or Buckinghamshire were two cen- set in to that devoted point from every quarter, turies ago. The midland counties are a mere north and south, east and west. By noon, whalsuburb. With the space and resources of an em- ever progress the landing or march may then pire we enjoy the compactness of a city. Our have made, every soldier whom it may be conroads are contracted into streets, our hills and sidered proper to spare from all England south dales into municipal parks, and our thousand of the Trent, will be stationed between the enemy leagues of coast into the brief circumference of a and the metropolis. The yeomanry and the milicastle wall. Nineveh, it is said, was three days' tia will be wherever it may be wished to dispose journey across. Great Britain is one in its long- them. Twelve hours will be sufficient to bring est dimension. For questions of distance we are the whole military force of England within sight as mere a spot as Malta or St. Helena, as one of of the foe, and another six will add all Scotland. the Channel Islands, or as any one of those minute The next sunrise will, if it be thought fit, see the though famous insular states in the ancient end of the campaign as far from the shore as fifty Ægean. One peaceful circumvallation includes thousand men are likely to have proceeded. The the hundred cities of the island. A hundred whole steam fleet of the British empire will be posite ports are blended into one Piræus, and to present at their reëmbarkation. every point of the compass diverge the often-tra- The vision is marvellous, but not irrational. versed long walls, that unite them with our un- We see no flaw in the calculation. Portsmouth girded acropolis.

or Falmouth can communicate with Manchester But even these distances, slight as they are, are

or Newcastle in ten seconds, and it will do so already about to be annihilated in one chief respect when the poles are up and the wires hung. Man-for the communication of intelligence. The chester can send ten thousand men to the southern electric telegraph in a few years will bring, as it coast within twelve hours—at least it will be able were, the whole population under one roof, and when the rails are laid down, Woolwich can into one room. The metropolis will instantane- send thither, within that time, a thousand ton of ously transmit and receive information from

every

material. An army can traverse the southern important point in the island. For every great coast from Kent to Cornwall in one night. There need or emergency, the very farthest point will is no impossibility or improbability, or considerasoon communicate its tidings or its wants, and ble difficulty in the way. What becomes then, will receive immediate reply, announcing the of the menaced invasion ? certain arrival of the assistance or commodity required within twenty-four hours. The island will thus become one nervous system, with a scarcely MAGNITUDE OF RAILWAY SPECULATIONS. less quick and infallible action than the human On a moderate estimate, the railways already in frame. Our metropolis will be the sensorium of

existence and to be executed may be taken one acutely sensitive and intelligent fabric.

to cost The most northern or western part will communi

£150,000,000 cate its sensations as immediately as the finger The gross profit on that capor the eye transmits its noiseless tidings to the

ital, at 8 per cent., would be 12,000,000 brain. A pulsation, a glance, quick as lightning, From which a deduction of 35 quick as thought, passes from Caithness to the per cent. for expenses (the Admiralty, and thence to Penzance. From Dover lowest expenditure of any to Holyhead takes less time than the writing large company) would athese two words. Termini a thousand miles apart,

mount to

4,200,000 with a hundred intermediate stations, may, if it be Leaving the net profit of £7,800,000,-or not found necessary, receive all in one moment of quite 54 per cent, upon the capital. time the official announcement of orders. The In other words, to afford the shareholders in all head will transmit its intentions to the remotest our completed and projected railways a relurn of members as quickly as it receives their intelli- rather less than 5t per cent. upon their outlay, the gence. The tables or the walls of a parlor in public must annually expend 12,000,0001. in railDowning Street will be the retina of an empire. way travelling alone. On a few dials will appear the continual reflex of The word“ million” comes glibly from the a nation's history.

tongue, but conveys no tangible image to the

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mind. An effort is required to realize to the must be some natural limit to the activity of the imagination the magnitude of the sum which principle. Men do not travel for travelling's sake, must be annually spent on railway travelling to but on business or for pleasure—10 earn money, yield our speculators a moderate profit on their or to spend it; and what possible facility will set capital. Let any one attempt distinctly and ar- men in motion where these motives are wanting? ticulately to count aloud from one to a million : he The enormous amount of money invested in railwill find it hard work to enunciate on the average ways would seem to imply that some classes of one thousand numbers in the hour, and would con- Englishmen are expected to live on railways, as sequently require a hundred days for ter hours a some classes of Chinese live on their canals. To day to count the million. The mechanical opera- render these undertakings remunerative, a numertion of telling over a million of sovereigns piece ous portion of society would need, like the fabled by piece would occupy a full month, at the rate birds of paradise, to keep always on the wing—10 of 3,600 an hour for ten hours a day. The joint spend their lives darting from town to town with earnings of 1,830 agricultural laborers with their the velocity of swallows in a summer-evening. 7s. a week for thirty years each, not a working- The boldness and extent of these aggregate underday left out, would be less than a million of takings conveys a magnificent idea of the repounds sterling. The joint earnings of 640 me- sources and enterprise of Britain ; but their very chanics at 20s. a week, toiling each as uninter- magnitude lies like a load on the imagination, mittingly during the same period, would not while the incessant restlessness and swift moveamount to a million of pounds sterling. The pay ments they presuppose in such a numerous class of of 90 British general officers at 11. a day, would the community make the head giddy only to think not in thirty years amount to a million of pounds of.- Spectator, 16 Aug. sterling. So much of toil, and danger, and exposure to the elements—so much of patient, persevering, and more or less skilful industry--so recorded in railway history has reached its close, we

Now that the most eventful session of Parliament much of valor, and accomplishment, and high are enabled to announce, from our official returns, the spirit, as represented by money-may be bought following as the great results of its legislation. Parfor a million of pounds sterling.

liament has sanctioned the construction of 2,090 And our railway-projectors and speculators cal miles of new railways in England and Scotland, and culate upon drawing twelve of these millions an- of 560 miles in Ireland. This is in effect to double nually from the pockets of the public. In other the extent of the railways of Great Britain, exclusive words, they expect that twelve millions of people of Ireland. The capital authorized to be raised in -half the population of the Three Kingdoms, shares for this purpose amounts to 31,680,0001., exmen, women, and children—(at 1!d. per mile) clusive of 6,800,0001. required for the Irish lines; will each travel 160 miles by railway every year, making in all 34,480,0001. The cost of the new railand pay them 20s. a head. Or they expect that ways per mile will be thus very much less than that one million people will travel 1,920 miles each in of existing lines. The average of the new is nearly the course of the year, and pay them 121. a head. 15,0001. per mile, and that of the old exceeds 30,0001.

per mile.- Railway Chronicle.
Or they expect that one hundred and twenty
thousand people will each travel 16,000 miles by
railway every year,

and
pay them 1001. per head.

ACCORDING to the Times, it has been estimated that Be it remembered, too, ihat railway-travelling no less a sum than ten millions sterling must be sent constitutes but a fraction of the whole annual out of this country in the course of the year, to pay travelling of the nation. Our railways, existent the calls on foreign railway shares; and speculators and in projection, embrace not one half of the are warned of the effect which that may have upon surface and population of Great Britain; and even the money-market. in the railway districts there is active competition

To show the extraordinary nature of railway specfrom steam-boats, omnibuses, cabs, vans, spring- ulation in Glasgow, we may mention, that on a line carts, &c. &c. The steam-boats of the Thames near this city, on which a deposit of 21. 10s. was reand the Clyde carry more passengers than the quired per share, they soon ran up to a premium of Greenwich, Blackwall , and Glasgow and Green- quoted as high as 231. 'and 241., but on the day fol

51. and 101. per share; and on Monday they were ock Railways. In the great towns, not only the lowing they fell to 171.; and now they are running, wealthier •classes as a badge of station and for up again, in consequence of what is called " time" amenity, but tradesmen for professional purposes, or bear' bargains, ruinous to some, but profitable keep vehicles, which when travelling on business enough to others; and this is a feature, we are afraid, or for pleasure they from sheer economy generally which pervades too many of them. Sober business employ in preference to other modes of convey- is now shoved aside, and speculation-speculationance. In the rural districts, landowners and far-railway shares and railway deposit, scrip and premi mers do the same. Again, the price of a railway- um, scem to be the order of the day.- Scotch Reformticket is only part of the outlay of the railway- ers' Gazette. traveller on conveyances. In most cases it implies the additional expense of short-stage, cab, or The tenders for the purchase of the Sycee silver 'bus, to convey him to and from the railway, or were opened yesterday, according to the terms of the from one railway to another.

notice in which the metal was offered to public comOur sanguine projectors and speculators pay petition. The result was, that 400.000 ounces were little heed to these considerations; though the awarded to a person who had bid 60 1-16d. per ounce brokers who are agents in the transfer of shares for that quantity only, while the rest was awarded to often ask each other in wonderment, where all the who had offered 60d. for the entire quantity. These

another firin (said to be the Messrs. Rothschild) travellers are to come from. Put the question to prices are extremely high ; being exclusive (accordany dabbler in railway stock, and he replies with ing to the terms of the contract) of all the gold an " Oh, with the increase of locomotive facilities above five grains in the pound Troy which may be travelling will increase indefinitely.” It may be found in the silver, and which will have to be paid for so: hitherto the theory has held good : yet there separately at a fixed rate.- Times.

A very tempting offer has been made to the M. Thiers has taken his departure for Spain ; medical profession. A "nervous invalid” is ad- whither, as his editors have taken care to notify, he vertising for a medical gentleman, ," of "good is repairing, in order personally to inspect the education," and "cheerful manners, to eat and fields of battle he will describe in his next volumes ride with him, to walk and talk with him, and to of the Histoire du Consulat de l’Empire. shave and dress him! Terins, fifty pounds a year.

The North Star steam-ship arrived at the MR. Sergeant Davy, eminent in the last cen- Brunswick Wharf, Blackwall, a few days since, tury, was once upbraided with lowering “the with a cargo and passengers from the port of Leg. dignity of the profession" by accepting silver as horn. This was understood to be an experimental fees from a client. “I took silver," he said, “ be trip, being the first voyage ever made by a steamcause I could not get gold; but I took every rap vessel to or from that place and the port of Lonthe fellow had ; and if you call that lowering the don.-- Times. dignity of the profession, I don't know what the

Sir ROBERT HAS HARD WORK.—The problem, howdignity is.”—Morning Post.

ever, is, how Sir Robert Peel gets the tories to assist AUSTRIAN RAILROADS.—The opening of the great him in carrying for the liberals; how he gets them line of railroad from Vienna to Prague is definitively to follow him against all their most stubborn preju. fixed for the 20th of this month, (Aug.) The entire dices, and many of their most important (fancied) corps diplomatique have been invited to accompany interests. Leigh Hunt's clever description of pigs the emperor upon the expedition, which is to take under the control of their driver is the aptest repreplace on the occasion of the solemnity of opening this sentation of this curious cross-grained case. new and important line. It will be possible to ac- “ Unwilling was their subjection, but more in complish the whole distance from Vienna to Prague sorrow than in anger.' They were too far gone for in one day; but upon this occasion the first day's rage. Their case was hopeless. They did not see journey will be ended at Brunn, where the emperor, why they should proceed, but they felt themselves with his whole brilliant cortège, will be received by bound to do so; forced, conglomerated, crowded onthe Moravian authorities ; speeches will be held and wards, irresistibly impelled by fate and Jenkins. Of banquets given. The next day the Austrian court ten would they have bolted under any other master. will arrive at Prague, where festivities and various They squeaked and grunted as in ordinary; they solemnities will take place for two days. On the 25th sidled, they shuffled, they half stopped ; they turned it is proposed that the emperor, with his train of dis- an eye to all the little outlets of escape ; but in vain. tinguished guests, should return to Vienna.

There they stuck, (for their very progress was a sort A Great Question SettleD BY AN "IF."-Several of sticking,) charmed into the centre of his sphere of of the journals have announced the death, in Hol- action, lying their heads together, but to no purpose ; land, on the 10th instant, of the person called the looking all as if they were shrugging their shoulders, Duc de Normandie, and who pretended to be the and eschewing the tip-end of the whip of office. Dauphin son of Louis XVI. M. Hebert, ex-director Much eye had they to their left leg ; shrewd backward general des postes of the army of Italy, writes on

glances ; not a little anticipative squeak, and sudden this subject to some of our Paris contemporaries :

rush of avoidance. It was a superfluous clutter, and "IF the Duc de Normandie be the same person that they felt it; but a pig finds it more difficult than any I saw in Rome, in May, 1810, on arrest, and under other animal to accommodate himself to circumgoing an interrogatory in the cabinet of General stances. Being out of his pale, he is in the highest Radet, general of gendarmerie, he was really the son

state of wonderment and inaptitude. He is sluggish, of Louis XVI. i derive this conviction from that obstinate, opinionate, not very social ; has no desire of General Radet, who interrogated the pretender, of seeing foreign parts. Think of him in a multitude, and read the documents of which he was the bearer. forced to travel, and wondering what the devil it is General Radet sent this pretender to Paris. Count that drives him! judge by this of the talents of his

driver." - Examiner. Miollio, governor of Rome, was necessarily acquainted with this arrest, and the trace of it must be found in The FRENCH-IEST THING WE HAVE SEEN FOR SOME his papers, as also in those left by General Radet.”.

TIME.–Our spirited contemporary of the Etats Unis, Galignani.

tells the following Parisian bit of gossip.--"A couple As the Duke of Clarence was once sitting to very well known in Paris are at present arranging Northcote, he asked the artist if he knew the prince terms of a separation, to avoid the scandal of a judi. regent.

cial divorce. " A friend has been employed by the hus“No," was the brief reply.

band to negotiate the matter. The latest mission was “Why,” said the duke,“ my brother says he knows in reference to a valuable ring given to the husband you."

by one of the sovereigns of Europe, and which he “Oh," answered Northcote," that's only his brag.” wished to retain. For this, he would make a cer

tain much desired concession. The friend made the

Cincinnati, 30 Aug. demand. “What !" said the indignant wife,“ do you A New and novel branch of business has recently venture to charge yourself with such a mission to been commenced by some of our enterprising build-me? Can you believe that I could tear myself from ers, the manufacture of portable cottages for the a gift which alone recalls to me the days when my south and west. I saw three of these cottages on husband loved me? No! this ring is my only souve. Fourth street the other day, which were intended fornir of happiness forever departed. 'Tis all-(and the Nashville market. They are about twelve feet here she wept)—that I now possess of a once fond wide by twenty long, and are divided into two apart- husband." ments. They are constructed chiefly of panel work, The friend insisted. The lady supplicated, grew so that they can be taken to pieces for transportation, obstinate-grew desperate-threatened to submit to and put up again with little trouble. They cost at a public divorce as a lesser evil than parting with the yard of the builder $200. It is said that a saving this cherished ring—and at last confessed that-she of near 50 per cent. can be made by emigrants going had sold it six months before ! south or west by buying cottages here, instead of purchasing lumber and building when they arrive at A LIGHT IN THE East.--A newspaper is about to their places of destination ; and the manufacture of be established in the city of Jerusalem. Solomon, these cottages promises to become an extensive with all his wisdom, never dreamt of such a thing: branch of business in our city.

Globe.

LITTELL'S LIVING AGE.-No. 74.-11 OCTOBER, 1845.

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CON TEN TS.

PAOR. Correspondence,

57 1. Last Days of the Emperor Alexander,

Atheneum,

58 2. Milton's Blindness,

Chambers' Journal,

67 3. Selden's Table Talk,

Christian Observer,

69 4. Thiers' History of Napoleon,

Tait's Magazine,

73 5. The Author's Daughter, ·

Mary Howilt,

89 Scraps and Poetry.-Gurneyism; Aviary, 66-Lithography; The Stepmother, 87– The

Longing; Jews, 88.

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næum.

CORRESPONDENCE.

we are forced to postpone the gratification of our The long-continued drought so far lessened the own taste. water in Charles' River, that Messrs. Curtis were Mr. Lester's Medici Series of Italian Prose, unable to supply us with paper in season, and we No. 4, is, The Citizen of a Republic, what are his have to apologize to our readers for some tempo- rights, his duties, and privileges, and what should rary irregularity. The rain which has fallerı, is, be his education. By Ansaldo Ceba, a Genoese we hope, sufficient to prevent a return of the dif- Republican of the 16th Century. Dedicated to ficulty.

John Quincy Adams. The opinion that the death of the Emperor Hunt's Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Alexander was occasioned by poison, has been so Review ought to be read by every young man of prevalent as to give much interest to the narrative business, and contains abundant materials for the of his Last Days, which we copy from the Athe- study of legislators.

Southern Literary Messenger has been sent to HARPER & BROTHERS go on rapidly with their us by Messrs. Redding & Co. Mustrated Bible. It has reached No. 39, and extends into the Apocrypha. They have also ARTIFICIAL Stone. -At Augsburg, another published The American Shepherd: being a history architect, Herr Alois Steiermann, has invented an of the sheep, with their breeds, management, and artificial stone ; which, for solidity, is said to surdiseases, by L. A. Morrell. This looks

pass the best free-stone, is one third its cost, and very

to which any form can be given in the manufacmuch as if our American manufacturers would

ture. It is composed of river-sand, clay, and a shortly do with wool, what they have already done cement whose composition is the inventor's secret. with cotton. No. 11 of the Encyclopædia of Do-It has been submitted to the proof of air, pressure, mestic Economy nearly completes this excellent and fire, and resists them all. The King of Babook, which contains valuable directions for all varia has given his gold medal of civil merit to

Herr Steiermann, for this useful invention.departments. After so much that is solid, a little

Athenæum. recreation may be allowable, and the same house The Bosom Friend, a novel. From the

The Queen, breaking through the rigid etiquette motto, “ A bosom serpent—a domestic evil”-we spirit of the people among whom she found herself,

of an English court, and catching something of the suppose that the friend is worse than naught. has ventured to pay a visit to a mere literary Wiley & Putnam's Library of Choice Reading, which Literature, Science or the Arts have receiv

Professor. This courtesy, the first of the kind No. 25, contains the second part of Hazlitt's Table ed from her Island-Majesty, she paid to Dr. BisTalk. Their Library of American Books, Nos. choff, at Bonn. We fear, however, that literature 4, 5 and 6, are The Wigwam and the Cabin : by must not plume itself on this recognition—for Dr. W. Gilmore Sims. Big Abel and Little Manhat- Bischoff was the director of Prince Albert's studies tan : by Cornelius Mathews. Wanderings of a during his residence at that University. It is conPilgrim under the Shadow of Mont Blanc: by Professor had a special grace of its own, it will

solatory to know, that as this visit to a foreign George B. Cheever, D. D. All these books are take nothing from the grace of any personal recog. very attractive in their appearance, and promise nition that may hereafter occur to her majesty of much gratification to the reader. We regret that such titles at home.- Athenæum.

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