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The "Archiv" of the city was blown up with the "Rathhaus," at Ham. burg, and with it many most valuable documents connected with the history, not only of Hamburg, but of all the other principal cities and states of Europe, more particularly of England, have perished.-Wilhelm Schlegel announces a series of lectures on Ancient and Modern India.— The University of Tübingen, a few weeks ago, received a present from the Directors of the English East India Company, of sixty-seven Oriental works, chiefly in Sanscrit, printed at Calcutta.
In a marsh, in the duchy of Limburg, a wooden bridge, 1250 ells long, and about three ells broad, has been discovered. The principal beams are as hard as stone, but the cross-beams are completely decayed. They are covered with an unctuous mass, supposed to have been a kind of cement.
Marshal Soult has appointed a Commission charged to draw up and prepare for publication a grammar and dictionary of the Berber or Kabyle language. It has hitherto been supposed that the various dialects of Africa were more or less corruptions of the old Arabic. This error has now been satisfactorily removed. They bear no similitude either to the Arabic, the Coptic, or the Hebrew, though a few Arabic roots have been admitted into them. In the Royal Library at Paris, a Bohemian manuscript was lately discovered, containing several theological essays by John Huss.
A work of some importance to the scientific world has just been pub. lished, namely, a description of all the obelisks of Rome, accompanied by as complete an explanation as the recent discoveries relative to the Hieroglyphics of Egypt permitted.
Allen, Morrill & Wardwell will shortly publish at the Codman press : A Grammar of the German Language. By Geo. H. Noehden, L. L. D., etc. From the eighth London Edition, by the Rev. C. H. F. Bialloblotzky, Ph. D. Revised and conformed to the present state of German Philology. By Barnas Seares, President of the Newton Theol. Seminary.―James Munroe & Co. have in press The Gorgias of Plato, with Notes by Prof. Woolsey also a new vol. by Mrs. Sigourney, descriptive of a Tour in England, Scotland and France, with engravings.-The next number of the Biblical Repository will contain the concluding article on Baptism by President Beecher.
Acts, 27: 17, on an expression in, 405;
remarks suggested by a passage
in Plato 405; another passage in
Plato 406; these passages illus-
trate the meaning of the word
ówμa, 407; the common sense
of the word 409.
Age of the world, by R. C. Shimeall,
American Board of Foreign Missions,
Tracy's History of, noticed 248.
Azazel, or the Levitical Scape-Goat;
a critical exposition of Leviticus
16: 5-10 by Professor Bush; an
apology 116; a new interpretation
117; etymology of Azazel 119;
principal explanations which have
been given 119; not the name of
a place, nor of the scape-goat 120;
but an evil demon 122; authorities,
-the Septuagint 122; why was
the goat devoted to Azazel 125;
typical import 127; this view very
ancient 128; a symbolical repre-
sentation of Christ's official char-
acter 129; a new complexion
given to the whole passage 131;
objections answered 132.
Barnes, Rev. Albert, examination of
Prof. Stuart on Heb. ix. 16-18,
51; examined by Prof. Stuart 356.
Beecher, Miss Catharine E., Letters
to Domestics, noticed 265.
Biblical Researches in Palestine, by
Dr. Robinson, first supplement,
new information from Mr. Smith
and others 219; Basin of El-Huleh
and its vicinity 220; sources of the
Jordan 21; depression of the
Dead Sea, &c. 224; Jerusalem,
ancient subterranean gateway,
226; discoveries by Mr. Wolcott
227; fountain under the mosque
231; aqueduct from Solomon's
pool 236; tombs of the Judges
239; of the prophets 240; a former
tower 241; a correction 242.
Blanchard, Rev. J., Review of the
Philosophy of the Plan of Salva-
Blunt, Henry, M. A., Family Expo-
sition of the Pentateuch, noticed
Buchanan's Comfort in Afflictions,
Burnet, John B., on instructing the
deaf and dumb 269.
Burnet's Exposition of the Thirty-
nine Articles, noticed 257.
Bush, Prof. George, on the Levitical
Scape-goat 116; Millenium of the
Apocalypse, noticed 245.
Butler, Rt. Rev. Joseph, D. C. L.
the works of, noticed 249.
Carlyle, Thomas, religious senti-
ments of 382; a man's religion
the chief fact respecting him 382;
the inquiry proper 383; Carlyle
extensively read, his German ten-
dency 384; his lamentations 385;
about religion 386; God explained
away 387; irreverence 388; heart-
less literature 389; the gospel ac-
cording to Jeremy Bentham 390;
Carlyle's views of men 391; Ma-
homet, Luther, &c. 392; his opin-
ion of Christ concealed 393;
would deplore the ill effects of his
writings 394; his view of Napo-
leon 395; of men of all countries
396; his opposition to particular
creeds 399; what then are his re-
ligious sentiments 401; they are
opposed to orthodox Christianity
Clark, Rev. Daniel A., Complete
works f, noticed 260.
Cogswell, Rev. Jonathan, D. D., Fa-
mily Discourses, noticed 263.
Creed, Pearson's Exposition of the,
Critical Notices, 243, 478.
Daughters of England, the, no-
Day, Prof. Henry N., on the train-
ing of the preacher 71.
Deaf and Dumb, on instructing the,
introductory note, 269; number
thus afflicted in our country 270;
interest of the subject 271; princi-
ples of the art, its success 272;
difficulties and obstacles 273;
deafness a terrible calamity 275;
in many respects a stranger in
the world 277; instruction in
written language 277; difficult
278; its incalculable value 280;
the great difficulty of using signs
in conversation, 282;
Bridgman 283; mental habits of
the deaf and dumb 284; a most
striking peculiarity 287; an absurd
opinion 288; another 289; exposed
290; written words unsuited to
ordinary intercourse 291; a sys-
tem of stenography needed 298;
recapitulation 299; different sys-
tems of signs 300; effects of dis-
continuing the use of signs 305;
the labial alphabet and methodic
signs 307; two systems of signs
Dewey's Discourses on Human Life,
Dictionary of Science, Literature, and
the Arts, noticed 251.
Education, Greek and Roman, gener-
al remarks 21; our interest in the
subject 21; education in Greece
influenced by the position of the
State 23; government regulated
the time devoted to education 26;
watched over morals 27; physical
education 27; intellectual 29; ma-
thematics 30; music 31; union of
the beautiful and the good 33; Ho-
mer a text book 34; eloquence and
philosophy 35; an unfavorable
change in Grecian education 36;
Aristophanes' account of it 37;
Roman education, not the business
of the State, the common people
had none 39; female influence 40;
prevailing character moral 42;
aimed at utility 43; rhetoric pre-
ferred to philosophy 45; import-
ance of the principles of Greek
and Roman education to our own
46; we are beginners 47; con-
nexion between education and re-
Education Societies, the Necessity
for 444; embarrassments of Amer-
ican Education Society 445; ob-
*jections answered, the word bene-
ficiary 446; inadequate views of
the importance of protracted study
449; exalted claims of the clerical
profession 450; the alleged failure
of many who have been aided
451; there is, and is likely to be,
a deficiency of ministers 452; edu-
cation societies are wisely adapted
to supply this deficiency 457;
three ways of rendering aid 459;
that by association the best 460.
Edwards, Prof. B. B. on the Neces-
sity of Education Societies 444.
Ellis, Mrs. the Daughters of England
Emmons, Rev. Nathanael, D. D., the
Works of, reviewed,-his biogra-
phy 314; his early religious senti-
ments 316; marriage and subse-
quent affliction 318; second mar-
riage 320; success of his ministry
321; death of his second wife 323;
third marriage 324; his subsequent
life 325; his last years and death
327; his personal qualities 328;
discrimination and independence
329; original and consistent 330;
orderly and thorough 331; tem-
perate 332; watchful and affec-
tionate 333; his learning and theo-
logical opinions 335; his innova-
tions or improvements 337; divine
agency 338; unconditional sub-
mission 340; his character as a
preacher 342, his method of ser-
monizing 344; his religious char-
acter 347; his missionary spirit
Harris, Rev. John, D. D, the Great
Commission, noticed 253.
Hazelins, E. L., D. D., History of
the Church, noticed 264.
Hebrews ix: 16-18, Examination of
Prof Stuart, on 51; two interpreta-
tions proposed 51; dia0nxn explained
52; avvenn never used in the New
Testament 53; nor in the Septua-
gint 54; dialñen never used in the
sense of testament 54; reason of
wrong interpretation 55; views
material to right interpretation 57;
true meaning of the passage 57;
Christ made no such will as is
here supposed 59; not in keeping
with the Apostle's design 59; dif-
ficulties in Prof. Stuart's interpret-
ation 60; objections in order 63;
the principle proposed 63; other
proofs 66; last objection 68; Exam-
ination of the preceding remarks
on the same passage, by Prof. Stu-
art 356; grounds of dissent from
Mr. Barnes' interpretation 357.
Mr B. misled in etymology 358;
proofs of the meanings of words
maintained by Prof. S. 359; dialкn
proved to mean last will or testa-
ment 363; a doubt expressed 364;
an important particular omitted by
Mr. B. 365; his argument not valid
366; other objections 367; issue
upon a matter of fact 370; re-
marks on other commentators 372;
the design of the Apostle's argu-
ment considered 373.
Hill, the late George, D. D., Lectures
in Divinity, noticed 243.
History of the Christian Church, by
Dr. Hazelius, noticed 264.
Holt, Rev. Edwin, review of Park's
Life of W. B. Homer 177.
Homer, Wm. Bradford, Park's life and
Writings of, reviewed 177; he was
no ordinary man, his biography
faithfully given 178; interesting
extracts 179; the variety of his
sermons 180; he had a method
in preaching 182; elegance of style
183; his skill in illustrating reli.
gious truth 185; remarkable power
186; careful research 187; im-
pressive eloquence 189; his attain-
ments eminent 190; peculiar qual-
ifications 191; the mystery of his
early death 192; a warning to
Humphrey, Rev. Heman, D. D., Let-
ters to a Son in the Ministry, no-
Hydraulic and other machines, de-
scription of, noticed 256.
Incest, the Levitical law of, editorial
remarks 423; two leading points,
the first waived 425, true limita-
tion of incest in the Levitical law
426; it includes marriage 427;
two principles of interpretation
stated, the principle of implication
disputed 428; Dr. Dwight's He-
brew Wife 429; an illustrative ta-
not exhausted 467; music des
tined to advance 468; the oratorio
of the Apocalypse 470; oratorios
in heaven 474; glorious music in
Pantheism, Some considerations on,
from the Revue Théologique 154;
not suited to be popular-general
exposition of Pantheism 155; its
different theories 156; ancient
157; in the first periods of Gre-
cian philosophy 158; Neoplaton-
ism 159; scientific pantheism 160;
Spinosa's system 161; transcen-
dental idealism 162; Schelling and
Hegel 163; appreciation of pan-
theism 166; its psychological
Park's Life and Writings of W. B.
Homer, reviewed 177.
Pearson, John, D D, Exposition of
the Creed, noticed 257.
Philosophy, Mental, by Dr. Schmuck-
er, reviewed 142.
Plan of Salvation, the Philosophy of
the, reviewed 412; false reason-
ings on this subject 413; but Je-
sus knew what was in man 415;
the determination of the will 415;
the doctrine of necessity 417; the
author's views 418; truths and
principles disclosed 420.
Poetical Works of John Sterling, no-
Porter, Rev. Noah, Jr., on Transcen→
Prayer, Remarks on, by Prof. Stowe,
duty and promises of prayer, 1;
fulfilment of promises in the case
of Stilling 2; examples 3; the
case of A. K Franke 5; examples
6; every Christian may expect
such answers 8; nature of prom-
ises 9; the mother of Augustine
and a pious man in Erfurt 10; fa-
natical ideas 11, examples in
Scriptures of prayer answered 12,
the Saviour's agony 12; Chris-
ians have similar trials 14; na-
ture of acceptable prayer 15;
divine assistance in prayer 16;
the faith of miracles 17; faith in
general 17; reflections 19.