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Among my Books," containing papers on Dryden, will be richly illustrated by numerous wood en. Shakspeare, Swift, &c. ; Emerson's “Society and gravings. They will also shortly publish a new Solitude"; fifth and concluding volume of Thack- volume by Jean Ingelow. This will contain a doeray's miscellanies, containing Catherine, Papers mestic story in verse, and an extensive collection contributed to Fraser's Magazine, Criticisms on of shorter poems; also a volume of Leigh Hunt's Books, &c., by Titmarsh, Christmas Stories, Ballads writings, containing "A Day by the Fire," and a from Punch, &c.; "Men and Mysteries of Wall number of other papers never before collected. Street," by J. K. Medway; " Miracles Past and

MESSRS. CHARLES SCRIBNER & Co., New York, anPresent," by Rev. W. Mountford; the first volume of William Cullen Bryant's translation of the Iliad, to the "Illustrated Library of Wonders." The ad

nounce several important and valuable additions containing the first

twelve Books ; " Hedged In,” by mirable treatise on the Sun by Guillemin, the great Miss Elizabeth Stuart Phelps ; "Music Hall Sermons,” by Rev. Mr. Murray, 'of “ Adirondacks" French astronomer and author of the well-known fame; and “Luck of Roaring Camp, and other This will be followed shortly by "The Wonders of

work on the Heavens, will appear in February. Sketches,” by Francis Bret Harte.

Glass-making," containing much that is exceeding MESSRS. LEE & SABPARD, Boston, have in the press curious, and numerous out-of-the-way facts very a new work by Dr. Styles, on Alaska, detailing his charmingly told ; “Wonders of Italian Art;" and observations during three years' residence in that “The Sublime in Nature." This will be beautifully country. The work will be illustrated by maps and illustrated with engravings of famous localities from plates, from sketches taken on the spot by Lieut. designs by Doré and others. Several important Dall. They will also shortly publish a new volume additions to their list of school and college textby Rev. Dr. Clark, of Albany, entitled “The Bible books also deserve to be noted. First in importance in the Common Schools."

are works on “Political Economy,” by Prof. Francis Messrs. ROBERT CLARK & Co., Cincinnati, have in Bowen, of Harvard, and on “Oratory," by Prof. J. the press a work entitled “The Bible in the Public H. McIlvaine, of Princeton. Prof. Day adds to his Schools.” It will contain a full report of the argu- list of works the “ Young Composer," a treatise dements used in the case of John D. Minor and Others signed to precede his "Art of Composition.” In versus The Board of Education of the City of Cin-“Belles Lettres' they announced a serio-comio cionati and Others, tried before Judges Storer, Taft, poem hitting off one of the vices of men advanced and Hagans in the Superior Court of Cincinnati. in years, who will not stay at home at night. MESSRS. J. B. LIPPINCOTT & Co., Philadelphia, have

"Jeremy Train; His Drive," is the title of the story, in the press the first volume of a proposed new which has a moral so pointedly and withal so racily variorum edition of Shakspeare, beginning with put, that there is likely to be a great deal of curi. “ Romeo and Juliet.” The price will be not above osity regarding the author who conceals bis identity ten dollars, and other volumes will follow according under the name of an “Old Fellow.” as the venture is sustained by the public. The

Messrs. TRUBNER & Co., London, announce a Palieditor will be Mr. Horace Howard Furness, Seore- English Dictionary, by R. C. Childers: a Chinese

tary of the Philadelphia Shakspeare Society, and English Dictionary, arranged according to the Radi: the plan of the work is as follows: (1) The text to cals, by W. Lobscheid ; a Handbook for the student

be that of the Cambridge editors, including their of Chinese Buddhism, by E. J. Eitel; and a new notes, to which will be added the various readings edition of the Rig Veda, without Sâyana's comof Singer, Knight, Campbell, Cornwall, Collier, Haz- inentary. The first-mentioned work will be of very litt, Hudson, Ulrici, Delius, Staunton, Dyce, White, great importance, as opening the study of the Pali Chambers, Halliwell, Clarke, and Keightly; (2) the language and literature to many who have been commentary to consist of all the notes of the Vario- hitherto deterred by the want of a dictionary. rum of 1821 that have been adopted by editors since that date, and of the notes of the editors just enume

A FORK of peculiar interest to the musical public merated; (3) illustrations and criticisms from a great has just been put forth by Oliver Ditson & Co., in number of sources, largely continental, and there the “Life of Rossini," the composer. The work is fore as yet but little known to the English reader. from the pen of H. Sutherlaud Edwards, and preOn the whole, we may say that the work promises sents a full account of the great maëstro's career, valuable aid to the study and appreciation of Shak- with an appreciative and discriminating estimate speare, and is likely to be a credit to American of his style and works. It is exceedingly interestscholarship. The critical faculty of the editor will ing and enjoyable, forming a most acceptable addiof course be chiefly employed in windowing the tion to the series of musical biographies, " Mendelsendless notes of the commentators, but this will be sohn,” “Mozart," “ Beethoven,” and others, for scarcely the least of the services he may render, which we are indebted to this house. They also announce the following School Books : Tae Czech works of John Huss have been recently "An Analytical Arithmetic ; or, An Analysis of the published at Prague by M. Erben, the learned arScience of Numbers, showing Methods of Arith- chivist of that city. They consist of religious metical Computations on General Principles, in- tracts, sermons, &c., some of which are remarkably stead of Formal Rules," by Shelton P. Sanford, eloquent. They form three 8vo. volumes. An 18mo. A. M., Professor of Mathematics in Mercer Univer- volume of extracts has just appeared. But the great sity ; “Elements of Geometry, with Appendices work on Huss is M. Palacky's volume. It consists containing a Copious Collection of Exercises for the of four parts. The first contains all Huss's letters Stadent, and an Introduction to Modern Geometry,” in Latin or Czech, the latter with a Latin translaby William Chauvenet, LL.D.; and “School His. tion by Kviczala; the second contains a full actory of New Jersey, from the Earliest Settlements count of his trial, with the accusations and his to the Present Time, designed for Common Schools, replies ; the third is a contemporary narrative of Academies, Colleges, Families, and Libraries,” by his trial and death; the fourth and most important J. R. Syp! and E. A. Apgar, illustrated.

is a collection of documents relating to the controMessrs. Roberts Bros., Boston, have a very hand- versies of Bohemia from 1403-1418, many translated some gift-book in the press, to be ready before for the first time from the Czech. Easter. It is a translation of Goethe's “ Hermann MR. SPOFFORD, the librarian of Congress, said, in and Dorothea" by Miss Ellen Frothingham, and it his recent address before the Social Science Asso

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ciation, of the private libraries of this country, | Edwin de Lears; and “The Professor's Wife," that, taken as a whole, they “ very far outrun the novel, by Annie L. Macgregor. This firm announces public ones in their aggregate of volumes, while, in a number of new works in active preparation, respect of rare and costly books, there are multi- among which are Powell's “ Analysis of American tudes of works in private hands of which no public Law;" " Beyond the Breakers," a novel, by the library possesses a copy.” And he added that “in Hon. Robert Dale Owen ; “ The Mysteries of Mano country are there found more numerous and sonry,” by L. E. Reynolds; " Operative Surgery," more liberal collections of private libraries than in by J. H. Packard, M.D. ; " True Love,” a novel, by the United States." This peculiarly honorable and Lady di Beauclerk; and “Vital Philosophy," by J. gratifying fact is rendered still more so by this S. McDonald. They have also just issued “ Code other: that the “ manifest destiny" of such libra. of Health of the School of Salernum," a rhyming ries is to be bequeathed at length to the public. Latin poem of the Middle Ages, translated by Prof. The Bowditch, Parker, and Ticknor collections of John Ordronoux. The work is published by subthe Boston Public Library are instances in point scription, and is a beautiful specimen of typogra. which have hitherto been wanting in New York, plly, being printed with the greatest care on large but, we are glad to announce, will be so no longer. paper. This house has just imported a large stock Last week it was made known that Mr. James Lenox, of the bound volumes of “The Leisure Hour," and whose private library is probably the finest in Ame- " Sunday at Home,” for 1869. rica, is about to bestow it upon the city as a free

Messrs. TORNER Bros., Philadelphia, will shortly gift, together with a building fit to contain it, which will be erected opposite the Central Park (would it Montagu, the only son of Lady Mary Wortley

publish the Autobiography of Edward Wortley were truly central for this purpose). We believe that less is known of Mr. Lenox's collection than Montaga, whose career was, perhaps, one of the of any other large private library in the country, England during the last two hundred years. The

most extraordinary of any woman in the annals of but it has the reputation of being especially strong Autobiography introduces kings and princes, poli. in Bibles, Shakspeariana, and Americana. We

ticians and poets, men of law and men of letters. In trust that his example secures for us a similar endowment from Mr. Lenox's rivals in book-collecting women, among whom will be found George the

fact, it will give life-like portraits of dead med and -some nearly his equals—and that the practices Second'; Frederick, Prince of Wales ; Lady Mary of the Astor Library will be carefully avoided in Wortley Montagu ; Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough; the new institution.-Nation.

The Earl of Chesterfield ; Walpole ; Fielding; ColThe BRYANT "HOMESTEAD Book.”'_This work, de- ley Cibber ; Pope, whose absurd love adventure with voted to the illustration of the homestead of the Lady Mary is described at length; Howard, Earl of poet, Bryant, and the early influences that con- Suffolk ; Savage; Lord Lyttleton; Bully Rooke; spired to form his character, has been brought out, Lord Scarborough ; Molly Segrave; The Duchess of by Putnam & Son, in a most sumptuous and artistic Manchester ; Dr. Young ; Lady Vane; Lord Patstyle. The illustrations have been carefully de- more and his wife, the Duchess of Leeds ; Kitty signed from original paintings and sketches made Hyde, afterward the Duchess of Queensberry ; Lady by the artist Hows, who visited the poet's native Betty Molyneux ; Lady Fanuy Shirley ; Windham ; place expressly for the purpose ; the engraving is Pulteney ; Lady Boling broke ; Lady Archibald Hamadmirable; the typography shows the excellence ilton ; Sir Wm. Yonge; Tom Warrington; Ho. and elegance for which Alvord has long been noted; garth ; Congreve ; Gay; Prior; Fox, afterward the the paper is of fine quality, delicately toned ; and celebrated Lord Holland ; Lord Hervey ; the Duke the binding is in heavy leather, adorned with em- of Kingston ; Bishop Burnett, Richard Steele ; Lady bossed figures and designs, executed expressly for Bella Bentinck; The profligate Duke of Wharton, the purpose by Karl Müller, the sculptor. The lite- &c. rary part of the work is from the pen of “ The Idle It is printed from advanced proof-sheets, purScholar," widely known to be Miss Julia Hatfield, chased from Thomas C. Newby, at an expense of a lady of rare but rather eccentric genius. She two hundred pounds sterling. shows the ability to meet the great masters of “ The Romance of a Piano" is the title of a little poetry and philosophy on their native heights, but | tale, by an anonymous author, which we have reher modes of thought and expression are so origi- ceived from the American News Company. It gives pal, and often defiant of ordinary literary traditions, the history of the adventures of a piano, and is evi. that her work may not receive, in many cases, the dently written by one who thoroughly understands full consideration it deserves. No one, however, what a good instrument should be. can fail to find in it much that is of peculiar in. terest and value in regard to the great poet whom warded us the London Lancet" for January 1st.

MESSRS. KELLY, Piet & Co., Baltimore, bare for. the world especially delights to honor.Home Their prospectus states that their edition of the Journal.

“ Lancet," besides containing nearly one thousand MESSRS. J. B. LIPPINCOTT & Co. have just pub- more pages (this does not include the advertising lished Lenormant's “ Ancient History of the East,” pages, which amount to nearly two thousand addia manual for students of Oriental history : “ Bible tional pages) of matter than the repriot (?), will Gems,” a manual of Scripture lessons designed for include a number of original articles which no med. public and Sunday schools, by R. E. Kremer; ical journal in this country can reproduce without “ The History of American Socialism," by J. H. violation of law. They also state that they are maNoyes ; “The Bible Text Cyclopædia,” a complete turing arrangements by which they will secure the classification of Scripture texts, by Rev. J. Inglis ; contribution of original articles of the highest value “ Helen Erskive," a novel, by Mrs. M. H. Robin- to the profession. Such contributions will emanate sou ; “Words in Season,” a manual of devotion, only from the most distinguished physicians and by Rev. H. B. Broning ; "The Manor Farm," an surgeons in the United States. This plan, besides illustrated tale, by M. C. Phillpotts ; “ The Great enhancing excellence of the “ Lancet," already Empress," an historical portrait, by Prof. Schele de acknowledged as the ablest publication of its class Vere ; “ The Life of Faraday,'' by Dr. B. Jones; jo Great Britain, will operate as a legal barrier Findel's “

History of Freemasonry ;” “ Askaros against the appropriation of the American articles Klassis, the Copt," a romance of modern Egypt, by by any publishers in the United States.

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Messrs. D. APPLETON & Co. New York, have pub-Museum. The value of these works to the student lished, in paper cover, “Mrs. Gerald's Niece," by of Chinese can hardly be over-estimated. For in Lady Georgiana Fullerton, being Vol. 13 of their the classics alone are to be found the models of “Library of Choice Reading.”

style and the germs of philosophical and political MR. J. MUNSBLL, Albany, has forwarded as the ideas, without a knowledge of which the structure following pamphlets recently published by him. of the later literature of China cannot but be unin“Twenty-first Annual Report of the Inspectors of telligible, and its references obscure. For more than the Albany Penitentiary, with accompanying docu- 1800 years these Classics have received the most ments, made December 16, 1869." "The Total minute criticism at the hands of the best native Eclipse of August 7, 1869,” by Prof. G. W. Hough, scholars, and some valuable commentaries on many A.M., Director of the Dudley Observatory Party of the more obscure and highly-prized of the varied Also by the same author,“ Velocity of the Electric books are contained in the collection referred to. Carrent over Telegraph Wire,” and “ Remarks on

We may notice first those bearing on the “ Yih the Galvanic Battery.'

King,” or Book of Changes. This work is comCHINESE LITERARY INTELLIGENCE. -The Spanish Kung, and Confucius, on the eight diagrams of

posed of the observations of Wăn Wang, Chow language can at length boast a work devoted to the Füh he; these, again, have been copiously annoelucidation of Chinese grammar, although New and tated by scholars of succeeding dynasties, among not Old Spain is entitled to the credit of the author- the most conspicuous of whom are those whose ship. A young Peruvian gentleman, Sr. B. Casta- works have been collected by Sun Tang, of the neda, who visited China in 1868, on a journey of present dynasty, in the compilation entitled “ Han, pleasure, was so much fascinated with life in Hong Wei urh shịh yih kea yîh choo,” or a collection of Kong that he obtained the sanction of his relatives Commentaries on the Book of Changes by twentyto a year's stay in the Colony, and devoted himself sedulously to the study of Chinese (the local dia- one scholars of the Han and Wei Dynasties : with

notes, in thirty-two books. Another well-known lect, or Cantonese), with very good results. He has elucidatory work on the same classic is the “Yih now embodied his student's notes in a work of king urh shwò,” or oral instructions on the Book some 140 pages, entitled "Gramática Elemental de of Changes, in four books, by Soo Leun, of the Ming la lengua China, Dialecto Cantonés,por B. Casta- Dynasty, a ripe scholar, and treasurer of the profreda (Hong Kong, Typ. de De Souza & Ca., 1869), vince of 'Kwangse. Another, entitled “Chow yih which, although making no pretensions to scholar-tseih shwo tsun ching,” or the Changes of Chow ship, or even an extended knowledge of the language, supplies precisely the basis for study which explained and the correct meaning maintained, by a beginner sorely requires, and is likely to be of Yang Fang-tă, is a work which displays deep re

search and critical acumen. These, with many use to any European or American whose native lan- others, throw much valuable light on the “ Book of guage is Spanish.

Changes.” A work of an extremely useful character has

The three Rituals--the Chow Ritual, the Decobeen projected by the Rev. Ernest J. Eitel, a missionary of high attainments, residing at Canton in

rum Ritual, and the Book of Rites, which are also connection with the London Missionary Society. share of critical attention. A modern commentary

numbered among the Classics, have attracted a full Mr. Eitel has for some years past made the Chinese of much learning is the “ San Le tung shịh,” or the literature of Buddhism an especial study, and has "Three Rituals thoroughly explained.” In 280 compiled a handbook or vocabulary of the Sanskrit books, compiled by command, by Lin Chang-e. In sounds, which occur in most embarrassing profu- this work the author has collected from the Classics sion in all works of this category, as Rémusat, Klaproth, and other translators have found to their generally all passages bearing in any way on the cost. The infinite trouble which has been given them into an exhaustive and highly-finished

ancient rites and ceremonies, and has elaborated by the Sanskrit vocables, imbedded and sguised, treatise. The “Le shoo," or the "Book on the Rialmost beyond possibility of recognition, such as the Foe Kwo Ki, the Travels of Hiouan tuals,” is another work, in 150 books, of great learnTsang, etc., is a subject which forces itself upon Sung Dynasty, by carefully collating the works of

ing, in which the author, Chin Tseang-taou, of the the attention of every reader of the admirable both ancient and modern writers, has succeeded in translations heretofore effected of these works; and the object of the Rev. Mr. Eitel's present under many instances in restoring the true reading of the taking is to furnish an index to words and phrases test, and in supplying much

that had been lost sight of this kind, including historical, mythological

, cidatory works on the Rituals separately,

of and forgotten. Besides these are numerous eluand geographical pames, doctrinal terms, etc. etc., to each of which an explanatiou will be appended of the Book of Odes,” by the famous literary critic

The “ Maou she ching-e," or the correct meaning The work is at present passing through the press at and patron Yuen Yuen, is an important modern Hong Kong, and will probably be published early work on the collection ancient ballads compiled in 1870.-Trübner's Literary Record.

by Confucius, which forms the third classic. In “TAE ORCHARD AND Vineyard” is the name of a addition to these are numerous commentaries on the newspaper recently started in Peru, Nebraska. Its “ Shooking," or " Book of History," and some few proprietor is Mr. B. L'Easley.

valuable Lexicons of Classical Literature, of which, From Messrs. Calaghan & COCKCROFT, Chicago, perhaps, the one best worthy of mention is the we have received the January part of " Bench and “ King teen shih wăn,” or an explanation of the Bar,” a quarterly magazine devoted to the interests terms and phrases in the Classics, written by Lůh of the legal profession.

Tih-ming, of the Tang Dynasty. It consists of 30 A LARGB collection of valuable Chinese works, books, and is a most“ valuable repertory of ancient consisting of upwards of 1100 volumes, has recently views.”. Among the collection also are many critibeen added to the British Museum. They were cal works on history and chronology, as well as on originally selected with a view to their bearing on the antiquities of China, with all of which subjects the translation of the Chinese Classics, now in it is essential that the student should be acquaintcourse of preparation by Dr. Legge, and the object ed before he can hope to obtain a right understandfor which they were imported having been accom- ing of the true meaning and value of the Chinese plished, they were offered to the Trustees of the Classics.

FEB. 1, 1870.

Messrs. J. B. LIPPINCOTT & Co., Philadelphia, man).—The Ascensions of Christ (G. N. H. Peters). have published the first seven parts of their “Pro- -The Question of Close Communion in the Latherao nouncing Dictionary of Biography and Mythology," Church (s. L. Harkey).-Christ's Prophecy of His by J. Thomas, A. M., M.D. The peculiar merits of Sufferings, going up to Jerusalem (H. L. Baugher). this very excellent work are its great completeness — The Total Eclipse of the Sun of 1869 (Prof. C. F. and conciseness in its general vocabulary, embrac- Himes).-Notices of New Publications. Phila. ing a far greater number of biographical sketches than any similar work in the English language. It Gynæcological Society's Journal. February. includes all the more interesting subjects of My. Meeting.–Tetanus from Removal of an Intra-Ute

Proceedings of the Society.-Thirteenth Regular thology, the Norse, the Hindoo, and the Classic, rine Polypus.—Pregnancy Mistaken for the Menoand the proper English spellings are given for the various names, together with their spellings in the pause. --Crural Phlebitis.-Ovariotomy Fatal from other principal European languages; an arrange - Regular Meeting.--Intra-Uterine Polypus.-Eroto

Shock.-Spurious Hermaphroditism.-Fourteenth ment which, taken in connection with the system mavia.-Third Special Meeting.—Dr. Storer's Seof references from the various spellings in their regular alphabetical places to the spelling under cond Lecture upon the Surgical Diseases of Women. which the descriptive sketch is given, renders it

-The Inter-Dependence of Diseases of the Teeth perfectly easy for the reader to find the article and of the Female Pelvic Organs (Hawes).-Spesought, no matter by what spelling of the name it cialism and Especialism ; their Respective Relamay have been first suggested to his mind. The tions to the Profession (Storer). - Editorial Notes.

Boston: James Campbell. correct pronunciation of the names is indicated, feature which has never before been attempted in Harper's Monthly. February, a similar work, and for the convenience of such as Frederick the Great: III. - Tell Me.-Beast, Bird, desire to extend their investigations beyond the and Fish: IV.-The Andes and the Amazon.limits of the work, numerous bibliographical refer- South-Coast Saunterings in England : V.-The ences have been added. The Dictionary will be Consequences.-Anteros : II.-Flood-Tide.—Miracompleted in from forty to forty-five parts ; but beth.- A Brave Lady.-Mary Russell Mitford.should it extend beyond this limit, the publishers Aloug the Wires.—Paraguay and her Enemies.-A pledge themselves to supply gratuitously the parts Promise is a Promise. --The Game Water-fowl of in excess.

America.-Walpole (Lord Lytton).-A Chaton We have received from Mr. D. Van Nostrand, Bells.- Editor's Easy Chair.-Editor's Literary Re. New York, his new catalogue of scientific books. cord.—Editor's Scientific Record.—Editor's HistoriIt contains the titles of upwards of sixteen hun-cal Record.—Editor's Drawer. New York: Harper dred works on scientific subjects, by more than & Brothers. fourteen hundred authors.

Hours at Home.-February.

The Literature of our Sunday School : No. I. PERIODICALS.

(Rev. G. B. Bacon).-Hero: continued (Georgiana American Quarterly Church Review. January.

M. Craik).—Mary, “Queen of Scots," and Queen Advanced Ritualism.-A Leaf from Mediæval Elizabeth' (J. A. Froude).-Soniething About Bats History.--Walter Savage Landor.—Prison Reform. (Prof. B. G. Wilder). —The Ministry of Beauty -Darwinianism.-Clerical Celibacy.--Mystical or Carl Spencer).—Yale College One Hundred Years Representative Numbers.--Ignatius.-- Romish Saint Ago (E. H. Gillette).-Compton Friars : concluded Worship.—The Liturgy and the Articles.- Notices (Author of " Mary Powell").-Curiosities of Vision of Books.—Ecclesiastical Register.—Summary of T. E. Clark).—The Darien Canal Exploration Home Intelligence. New York.

(Lorenzo Dow).- Praying Always (Lucy Larcom). Atlantic Monthly. February.

— Books and Reading : XI. (Prof. Noah Porter).Joseph and his friend : II.-Rhyme Slayeth An Afternoon in Memoriam, in Salzburg (H. H.).— Shame.-The Pressure upon Congress.-Quaff. - A Railway in Utopia (J. F. Tuttle).- The Frozen Winter Woods.-The Value of Accident.-Father Well at Brandon (A. Lloyd).-Leisure Moments.Mériel's Bell.-Risk.—The Street-Cries of New Books and Authors Abroad.—Literature of the Day. York.-Among the Isles of Shoals: III.-The Way New York: C. Scribner & Co. to Sing.-Life in the Brick Moon.-Wo Lee, and

Lippincott's Magazine. February. his Kinsfolk.--Edwin M. Stanton.-Reviews and

The Vicar of Bullhampton : Part VIII. (Anthony Literary Notices. Boston: Fields, Osgood & Co. Trollope).—The Bird ; a Poem (Sarah T. Smith).Bibliotheca Sacra.—January.

The Penn Family (John Jay Smith).—Matoh Making The Incarnation (Prof. J. A. Renbert).-Revela- (J. W. Watson).—Under False Colors (Mrs. Lucy tion and Inspiration (Rev. E. P. Barrows).—The Hamilton Hooper).—High Life; or Sketches in Human Intellect (Rev. J. Bascom).-The Progress Switzerland (Miss Caroline A. Burgin).- The Freedof Truth Dependent on Correct Interpretation (Rev. man and his Future : Part II. (George Fitzhugh). S. Sweetser).-Bethesda and its Miracle (Rev. J.M. -Beyond the Breakers ; a Novel : concluded (Hon. Macdonald).—The Doctrine of the Apostles (S. R. Robert Dale Owen).-Our Geographical Sponsors Asbury).--Recent Theories of the Origin of Lan-(W. W. Crane).-An Extraordinary Episode (R. guage (Rev. J. O. Means).—New Studies in Egypt. Lewin).—The Report of the Special Commissioner. ology (Rev. J. P. Thompson). Assyrian Studies ; 1 --Edwin M. Stanton ; Secret History of Lincoln's Text-Books (Rev. W. H. Ward). -The Topography Cabinet, &c. &c. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott of Jerusalem (Rev. J. Forbes).-Notices of Recent & Co. Publications. Andover, Mass.: W. F. Draper. Methodist Quarterly Review. January. Evangelical Quarterly Review. January.

Ernest Renan (Rev. G. Prentiss).-On the Power Importance and Connection of Works and Faith' of Mind over Nature (B. F. Cocker).—Holy Scrip. (E. B. Webb).-Influence of Revivals on Religion ture a Divine Revelation (Dr. P. Kleinert).-Matheand Enterprise in the Lutheran Church (G. A. matics as an Educational Instrument (Prof. A. Lintner). ---Reminiscences of Deceased Lutheran Schuyler).—The Bible Better than the Ecumenical Ministers (G. B. Miller).- Piety and Property Council (E. L. Tancher).-The Twenty-Second (Prof. M. Loy).—The Greatness of being Useful (M. Psalm (F. G. Hibbard).—Inspiration of All ScripValentine).—The Chinese Problem (J. A. Kuvkel. ture (Prof. T. Lewis).–Foreign Religious Intelli

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gence.—Foreign Literary Intelligence.-Synopsis | Transmissions from Parents to Children (E. P. Le of the Quarterlies.-Quarterly Book Table.- Plan Prohon). -Electro-Physiognomy (M. L. Edgeworth, of Episcopal Visitation. New York: Carlton & M. D.).-Helvetius (T. E. Clark, M.D.).-A Review Lanahan.

of the Literature of Insanity for 1868 (J. C. Smith.). North American Reriew. January.

-Monsters and the Law (T. E. Clark, M.D.).— The The Let-Alone Principle.—Indian Migrations. Hydrate of Chloral (D. F. Lincoln, M.D.).--ConAv Ancient Creed: Tree and Serpent Worship; or, temporary Literature.--Chronicle.--Miscellaneous. Illustrations of Mythology and Art in India, in the Books Received. New York: D. Appleton & Co. First and Fourth Centuries after Christ. From the Putnam's Monthly Magazine. February. Sculptures of the Buddhist Topes at Sanchi and

A Woman's Right (Mary C. Ames).- Virginia: Amravati. Prepared under the Authority of the old and New (#1. T. Tuckerman), -The Magic Secretary of State for India in Council (James Fer- Palace (s. Fenimore Cooper).—Ben (Rebecca H. gusson).—Railway Problems in 1869.—The Eccle- Davis). — Trial by Jary (W. T. Davis).-Father siastical Crisis in England.—The Treasury Reports : Hyacinth's Predecessor (W. C. Wilkinson).-Con1. The Annual Report of the Secretary of the Trea- cerning Charlotte : 11. (Author of "Still Life”).—The sury to Congress; 2. the Annual Report of the African Exodus (F. M. Cayneau).-American RailComptroller of the Currency.-Critical Notices.

way Travelling (A Cosmopolitan).-Sketches in Old and New. February.

Color: III. (Eliz. Kilham).-Wind of the SouthOld and New (The Editor).—La Creche.—Six land (A. W. Bellaw).—The Great Gale at PassaFingers and Toes (B. G. Wilder).—The French maquoddy (Sidney Hyde).—The Death-Bell (A. System of Storm Maps (J. P. Lesloy).- Language Ford).—The Story of Crazy Martha (II. Coppee).a Fine Art (Emma M. Converse).—Two Yards of Weapons for Combat with Fire (C. W. Wyckoff).Earth (E. L. Paxton).–Nature and the Great Rail. My Notion about the Human Ear (G. W. Bagby).road (W. T. Brigham).-Too Neat by Half (F. W. Letter-Writing (Lucy Fountain). -Dreaming (F. Holland).-Florida (Charles Beecher).-Gloria in W. Holland).--Greenougli's Chanting Cherubs (S. Excelcis (Mrs. M. P. Lowe).—The West as it is F. Cooper).-Hialmar Jarl (W. W. Young).–Table(Mrs. Julia Ward Howe).-Claude Blouet's Suffer- Talk (C. T. Lewis).—Literature at Home (R. H. ings (From the French).—The Negro and his Stoddard).-Literature Abroad (B. Taylor).-CarBureau (Sidney Andrews).—The Scriptures (H. rent Events (F. B. Perkins). New York: G. P. W. Bellows).-Dreaming and Waking (E. Fox- Putnam. ton). -Lifting Up (Harriet E. Lunt).- James on Riverside. Magazine. February. The Pope and the Council.”—Ten Times One is

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“often contain very bigoted and exclusive ideas What is Judaism? A Few Words to the Jews. By upon several subjects.”

Rev. Raphael D'C. Lewin. pp. 84. New York: The Earlier Years of our Lord's Life on Earth. D. Appleton & Co.

By Rev. William Hanna, D.D., LL.D. pp. 400. The author of this little work aims to furnish a New York: Robert Carter & Brothers. brief but accurate exposition of the principles of Dr. Hapna's work is likely to find a large body Judaism. He seems to be progressive in his ten- of readers. The style is lively, graceful, and ferdencies, and speaks approvingly of "the signal vent; his views are thoroughly spiritualized; the triumphs which have attended the efforts of the descriptive passages are impressive, and the anaReform School of Judaism," and yet (page 78) lyses of character are discriminating. It will be does not hesitate to say that the Rabbinical works completed in six parts, and they will doubtless be

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