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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays. By Alexander H. Everett. Second Series. Boston: James Munroe & Co. 1846. 12mo. pp. 475.
A System of Intellectual Philosophy. By Rev. Asa Mahan, President, and Professor of Intellectual and Moral Philosophy, in the Oberlin Collegiate Institute. Second Edition. New York: Harper & Brothers. 1847. 12mo. pp. 330.
First Lessons in Geometry, upon the Model of Colburn's First Lessons in Arithmetic. By Alpheus Crosby. With an Introduction, by Stephen Chase, Professor of Mathematics in Dartmouth College. Boston: J. Munroe & Co. 1847. 16mo. pp. 164.
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On Three Several Hurricanes of the Atlantic, and their Relations to the Northers of Mexico and Central America, with Notices of other Storms. By W. C. Redfield. New Haven: B. L. Hamlen. 1846. 8vo. pp. 118.
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Adams, John, Gibbs's Memoirs of
the Administration of, reviewed,
161 quarrels with the Federal-
Addison, Joseph, Miss Aikin's Life
of, reviewed, 314 - grace and hu-
mor of, 315- purity and gentle-
ness of, 316-his style character-
ized, 317-an advocate of pure
morals and religion, 318-slan-
dered by Pope and Spence, 319-
early life of, 320-bashfulness of,
321- becomes the friend of Steele,
322-his habits at Oxford, 323-
literary projects of, 324 -his Eng-
lish and Latin verses, 325-trav-
els in France, 326 - visits Male-
branche, 327-and Boileau, 328-
travels in Italy by, 329-Dialogues
on Medals by, 330 offers to act
as travelling tutor, 331-his poem
on Blenheim, 332 goes abroad as
- his op-
secretary to Halifax, 334-
era of Rosamond, 335 - made sec-
retary to Wharton, 336-liberal,
but just, 337- his conduct towards
Steele, 338-loved and trusted by
Swift, 341-writes the Whig Ex-
aminer, 342-assists Steele in The
-a reformer of man-
ners and morals, 345 — writes for
The Spectator, 347- great merits
of, as an essayist, 348 - writes for
The Guardian, 349- his Cato, 351
refuses to dedicate it to the
queen, 353-merits of his trag-
edy, ib. — objects to Pope's lam-
poon on Dennis, 355- inquiry in-
to his relations with Pope, 356-
his remark on the Rape of the
Lock, 357-on the translation of
the Iliad, 359-not the author of
Tickell's version, 361 - openly in-
sulted by Pope, 362- his last in-
terview with him, 363-sacred
poems of, 364. not intemperate
in wine, 365-other slanders on,
refuted, 366-marriage of, 367-
his will cited, 368- alienated from
Steele, 369- dying scene of, 370
religious faith of, 371 not
faultless, but deserves high praise,
372. See Pope.
Agamemnon of Eschylus, by C. C.
Felton, noticed, 522.
Age, the present intellectual aspect
of, 273 - mechanical inventions
in, 274- tendency of philosophy
in, ib. imagination supplanted
in, 275 boastfulness of, 276 —
utilitarian aspect of, 277-false
estimate of art in, 278 - lack of
independent thought in, 279
worthless publications in, 280
profound and philosophical works
neglected in, 281-poetry in, 283
Sadducism of, 284 - advantages
for mental progress in, 286-work
for philosophy and imagination in,
Aikin, Lucy, Life of Addison by, re-
viewed, 314. See Addison.
Alberic, vision of, 113.
Alexander, James, life and character
Alexander, William, 435. See Stir-
Amari, Michele, History of the Sicil-
ian Vespers by, reviewed, 500-
his views of this event, ib. -ac-
count of John of Procida by, 505
-on the cruelties of the insur-
gents, 507- examination of au-
thorities by, 509. See Sicilian
America, the English language in,
179 - Edinburgh Review on neol-
ogisms in, 181 - grounds of this
charge against, 184- small power
of song in, 460-birth of a na-
tional literature in, 461-bustle
and hurry in, 462-talkativeness
in, 463-making of speeches and
phrases in, 464-literature imita-
tive in, 465.
American Biography, Sparks's Libra-
ry of, 217.
Americanisms, mode of discounte-
nancing, 180-alleged frequency
of, 182-Pickering's Vocabulary
of, 183 number and nature of,
Becket, Thomas à, Life and Letters
of, by J. A. Giles, reviewed, 118-
Translation of, ib., note-discord-
ant opinions about, 120-great va-
riety in his life and employments,
121-doubts about the parentage
of, 123 legend about Matilda,
the mother of, 124 - this legend
disproved, 125-ante-natal histo-
ry of, 126 studies of, at Merton
Paris, 127 admitted to the
court of Archbishop Theobald, 128
made chancellor of England,
- personal appearance and
habits of, 130-diplomatic mis-
sions of, 132-his splendor and
munificence at Paris, 133- gains
renown in the wars, 134- his pri-
vate life and character, 135-suc-
ceeds Theobald as archbishop,
137 revolution in his way of
life, 138 resigns the great seal,
attempts to resume grants of
church lands, 139- quarrels with
the king, 140-supported by the
church, 142- and by France, 143
- refuses to give up the privileges
of the clergy, 144 assents to the
Constitutions of Clarendon, 145 —
withdraws this assent, 146- his
goods confiscated, 147 -
exile, 148 kindly received by
Louis, and the pope, 149 - obliged
to shift his residence, 150.
Bernard, Saint, sufferings of, 118.
Berwick, Marshal, siege of Gaeta
Black, Dr., defrauded of fame by La-
Blenheim, battle of, sung by Addison,
Boileau, Addison's interview with,
Boisdale of Clanranald meets Charles
Bossuet, pulpit eloquence of, 392.
Boston, Warburton's account of, 249.
Boswell praised by Brougham, 63.
Brandenburg, adventure of the Mar-
quis Hugues of, 114.
Brandywine, battle of, 451.
Brendan, Saint, vision of, 111.
British Critic on Americanisms, 182.
Brooks, Charles T., poetical transla-
tions by, reviewed, 402-modesty
and good sense of, 423 transla-
tion from Schiller by, 424- from
other German poets, 425.
Brougham, Lord, Lives of Men of
Letters and Science by, second se-
ries, reviewed, 59-merits and
faults of, ib., 96 - complaints made
of, 60 unjust to Dr. Johnson, 61
praises Boswell, 63- his criti-
cisms on Johnson's works, 62 -
on Johnson's character, 66 - his
life of Adam Smith, 67 - of La-
voisier, 72- of Gibbon, 77- of Sir
Joseph Banks, 85-of D'Alembert,
Browne, Frances E., Poems by, re-
viewed, 402-judged by a speci-
Burgoyne's expedition, 244.
Burns, festival in honor of, 492.
Burr, conduct of, towards Hamilton,
Bute, Lord, Stirling's acquaintance
Button's coffee-house, origin of, 339.
Campbell, Dr., on technical words,
Canada, trouble and disaffection in,
Carlisle besieged and taken by
Charles Edward, 24.
Cato, Addison's tragedy of, 351.
Channing, William E, Poems by,
reviewed, 402- - a feeble imitator,
414-citations from, with com-
ments, 415- attempts of, in lyric
poetry, 417-discourses on poli-
tics and religion, 418-on scenery,
419 defies the critics, 421
praised by Miss Fuller, 423.
Charles of Anjou made king of Sici-
ly, 502 - defeats his opponents,
503-tyrannical conduct of, 504
enemies of, 505-attempts to
crush the rebellion, 507 - is un-
Charles Edward, the Pretender, A.
Pichot's life of, reviewed, 1- early
years of, 2-serves under Marshal
Berwick, 3- his favorite amuse-
ments, ib. secretly leaves Italy,
delayed and disappointed in
France, 6- embarks for Scotland,
7-lands at Moidart, 8- persuades
the Highland chiefs to join him, 9
- raises the royal standard, 11 -
receives many adherents, 12-ad-
vances to Stirling, 13- -enters Ed.
inburgh, 15- defeats Cope at
Preston, 18-bold intentions of,
19-advised to stay in Scotland,
20- his habits while there, 21-
determines to invade England, 22
marches over the border, 23—
captures Carlisle, 24-farther suc-
cesses of, 26- compelled to retreat
from Derby, 28 reenters Scot-
land, 29- -invests Stirling, 30-
defeats Hawley at Falkirk, 31-
causes of his delay at this time, 34
becomes attached to Miss Wal-
kinshaw, 35-gains possession of
Inverness, 37-resolves to fight
Cumberland, 38 - defeated at Cul-
loden, 39 his adventures as a fu-
gitive, 43 - puts off for the isle of
- his wanderings among
the Hebrides, 45 -assisted by Flo-
ra MacDonald, 47 hardships suf-
fered by, 49- lives in a cave, 52
protected by outlaws, 53 -re-
turns to France, 54 -sorrows of
his later life, 55 — death and char-
acter of, 56.
Chemistry, discoveries in, 73.
Christian Consolations, by A. P. Pea-
body, noticed, 521.
Christianity, the doctrine of a future
life in, 105.
Christmas, celebration of, 495.
Church, strength of the, in the Mid-
dle Ages, 142-its weakness and
Cicero, the Dream of Scipio by, 100.
Clarendon, Constitutions of, 145.
Classical learning, decline of, 279.
Clergy, power of the, in the Middle
Colman, James F., poems by, review-
ed, 402-correct, but tedious, 431
-The Island Bride by, ib.- other
poems of, 432.
Conrad, king of Sicily, 501.
Constance, queen of Aragon, 505.
Constitution, Federal, origin of the,