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1. THE HEART'S RESOLVE, painted by Sarah Setchill, French Novelists, Modern-See Modern.
engraved by Sartain.

Father of the Queen-Sharpe's Magazine, . 320
2. SIR ROBERT PEEL, engraved by Sartain.

Female Novelists, English,

3. REMORSE OF CHARLES IX, painted by R. O. Mon Forms of Salutation- Quarterly Review, 445
voisin, engraved by Sartain.

French Wars of Religion-Blackwood's Maga-


painted by Sir Wm. Allen, and engraved by Facts and Wonders of the Tortoise Family-

Fraser's Magazine,

Forgery, History and Anecdotes of — Dickens
Household Words, .


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Atlantic, Steam-bridge of-See Steam-bridge.

Autobiography of Leigh Hunt-See Leigh

Goethe, Genius and Influence of Edinburgh
Authorship of Junius-See Junius.


American Seasons, The–Bentley's Magazine, . 280 Guise, The House ofBlackwood's Mag.,' 118-458
Adam Smith, Residence of-See Residence.

Gifts of Science to 'Art-Dublin University
Anecdote of Mirabeau-Sec Mirabeau.

American Poetry--People's Journal,

425 Gossip about Beethoven-See Beethoven,

Gold Hunters—See California.

Glacial Theory, The-Chambers's Edinburgh

Burns, a Heroine of-See Heroine.
Burns, Descendants of,


British and Continental Libraries—See Libra-

House of Guise--See Guise.
Beethoven, a Gossip about–People's Journal, 274 Heroines of Burns-Chambers's Edin. Journal, 203
Brougham, Lord-Bentley's Miscellany, . 472 History, Mysteries of—See Mysteries.
Britain, Socialism in-See Robert Owen.

History of the Mormonites-See Mormonites.

History and Anecdotes of Forgery-See Forgery.

I. J. K.
Condorcet - Quarterly Review.

Crabbe, Life and Poems of —Sharpe's Maga- In Memoriam-Prospective Review,


64 Inedited Letters of Celebrated Persons-Bent-
Carlyle, Memoranda about– Galway Courier, . 141 ley's Miscellany

Courtship in the Time of King James I.- James I, Courtship in the Time of-See Court-
Blackwood's Magazine,


Chateaubriand's Life of Prince Talleyrand- Junius, Authorship of-New Monthly Mag., . 258
See Talleyrand

Kean, Charles—Dublin University Magazine, . 538
California and the Gold Hunters-- British Koran and Mahomet-See Mahomet.
Quarterly Review,

· 289
Christopher under Canvass—See Dies.


Locomotion, Wonders of Modern-See Modern.

Life and Poems of George Crabbe-See Crabbe.
Discoveries in Picture writing-See Picture- Laplace and Biot- Quarterly Review,


Libraries, British and Continental-Eclectic
Dies Boreales, No. 8-Blackwood's Magazine, . 490 Review,

Language, The English — North British Review, 262

Leigh Hunt's Autobiography Chambers': Ed-
inburgh Journal,

Experiences of a Barrister-See Refugee.

Lacordaire, the French Pulpit Orator - Hogg's

English Language, The-See Language.



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Literary Profession, The-See Profession.

Paul I., of Russia, Death of-See Mysteries.
Literature of Wales-- See Wales.

Picture-writing, Discoveries in-British Quar-
Lord Brougham-See Brougham.

terly Review,

Legal Metamorphoses-Chambers's Edinburgh Profession, The Literary<North British Re:


Penn, William, Memoirs of Westminster Re


POETRY.—Wallace and Fawdon-New Monthly
Modern Locomotion, Wonders of --See Won- Magazine, 34; Corpse Candles, The-New Monthly

Magazine, 139; The Wall Flower, 514; Eye Memo-
Mahomet and the Koran-North British Re.

ry, 56; Flowers, 68; Lover Over the Way, 95; Old

36 | Feelings, 185; Stanzas for Music, 202; The Parti-
Mechanism of the Post Office-- See Post Office. tion of the Earth, 231; The Dying Child, 273; Lines
Modern French Novelists—Dublin University on a Favorite Tree, 319.

Mysteries of History, The--Blackwood's Maga-

Mormonites, origin and History of English Queen, The Father of–See Father.

Mirabeau, Anecdote of His Private Life-

Chambers's Edinburgh Journal,
420 Recent Publications,

Memoir of William Penn--See Penn.

Refugee-Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, 163
Mammoth Cave, Visit to--Fraser's Magazine, 474 Recollections of a Police Officer,

Melville, Mr., and the South Sea Islands--Ec- Residence of Adam Smith-Chambers's Edin-
lectic Review,

burgh Journal,

MISCELLANEOUS.--Nathaniel Hawthorne, 73 ; Ara- Recollections of a Police Officer-See Legal
go's Works, 97; A Glimpse of Pitt and Fox, 115; Metamorphoses.
Literature in Paris, 117; The Descendants of Robert Robert Owen and Socialism in Britain--North
Burns, 134; Scandinavian Superstition, 142; Book British Review,

Trade of the East, 153; Bernard Barton's Opinions
of Wordsworth, 162; Curious Statement, 205 ; The

Mormon's in England, 218; The Peerage, 221; Sir
Robert Peel as an Orator, 246 ; Nineveh Illustrated,

Scott, A Pilgrimage in the Path of-Sce Pil-
279; Emigration of Pauper Children, 285; John

Knox's House in Edinburgh, 286; Recent British Steam-bridge of the Atlantic-Chambers's Ed-
Publications, 287; Copyright of American Books, inburgh Journal,

259; Nineveh or Not, 301; Homer, Dante, and Science, Gifts of to Art-See Gifts

Shakspeare, 304; Richardson, the African Traveller, Snakes and Serpent Charmers-Bentley's Mis-
312; A New Pipe of Peace, 347; Cost of the late cellany,

Troubles in Europe, 347; The late Dr. Black, 351; Salutation, Forms of See Forms.
The Times Printing Machine, 386; Discovery of a Socialism in Britain--See Robert Owen.
Merovingian Cemetery at Envermeu, 399; The Au- South Sea Islands and Mr. Melville See Mel-
thor of the Amber Witch, 419; Catalani, 424; Monu-

ment to Wordsworth, 457; Departure of Louis Phi-
lippe and Family, 471; Peel's Patronage of Literary

Men, 484 ; Search for Sir John Franklin, 489; Sale
of Guizot's Library, 521 ; Italics, 565; Á Romance Trial of Prof. Webster-See Webster.
of the Harem, 571.

Tennyson's New Poem-See In Memoriam.

Talleyrand, Life of-Bentley's Miscellany, 219

Tortoise Family-See Facts.

Thomas Moore-Chambers's Edin. Journal, 556
Naseby-Tait's Magazine,

. 348


Visit to the Mammoth Cave-See Mammoth.
Origin and History of the Mormonites—See


Wonders of Modern Locomotion--Dublin Uni-
vesity Magazine,


Webster, Prof. J. w., Trial of North British
Piozzi, Mrs.See Inedited Letters.


Post Office, Mechanism of-Qarterly Review, . 4

Wales Literature of Eclectic Revieie


. 881
Pilgrimage in the Path of Scott-People's


Peel, Sir Robert-Tait's Magazine,

Pursuit, The Chambers's Edingburgh Journal, 258 Yankee Pedler, The People's Journal, . 387

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Euvres de Condorcet completées sur les MSS. originaux : enrichies d'un grand

nombre de Lettres inedites de Voltaire, de Turgot, gc.: précedées de l'Eloge de Condorcet, par M. F. Arago : publiees par A. Condorcet O'Connor, Lieutenant-Général, et M. F. Arago, Secretaire perpetuel de l'Academie des Sciences. 12 tomes 8vo. Paris, 1847-1849.

Of these twelve volumes the slenderest | plied the inedited materials of the collection, has 600 pages—the most corpulent reaches and it is, no doubt, published at their exto 823 of that first and monster tome 180 pense. pages are given to a biographical preface by Bulky as it is—more bulky, in fact, than Arago ; 65 pages to letters between Con- the one of 1804, in twenty-one ordinary dorcet and Voltaire ; 170 to correspondence volumes-we miss here again several tracts with Turgot and others; the rest to academ- wbich made noise enough in their day, and ical discourses and other minor pieces con- of which we possess the original editions, sidered as illustrating important steps in Con- with the author's name to them. Several dorcet's personal career. The second and others, which M. Arago labels as now for the third volumes consist of his Eloges on first time printed, are also on our shelves as Academicians. There succeed three of “ Mé- yellow tea-paper pamphlets of the revolulanges de Littérature et de Philosophie;" one tionary period—and it is probable that of them wholly occupied with the Life of their text, as given from Condorcet's MS., Voltaire and Notes on his works—another may be distinguished only by wanting his with the historical Essays composed after final correction—but that is a point which Condorcet's proscription. The remaining six we lack zeal to investigate. What is cervolumes are

Economie-Politique et Poli- tainly new comprises almost all Condorcet's tique.” The arrangement and editorship are, letters to Voltaire—perhaps half of Voltaire's we presume, wholly M. Arago's. Condor to him—and the far greater part of the corcet's daughter and her husband, the well respondence with Turgot. The prefatory known General Arthur O'Connor, have sup- | narrative was printed a few years ago in the



Journal des Savans—but those quartos have, yet to witness more fruits of the science of we suppose, very little circulation beyond 1789. the learned brotherhood ; and M. Arago has Though M. Arago spends several pages in now added an entertaining Epilogue, of explaining why he gives not an Eloge but a which more anon. On the whole, it seems Biographie, his bookseller's title-page speaks very improbable that the cost of these huge the truth, and his preliminary essay is in fact octavos will ever be repaid ; but the really much more of a Panegyric than a Life. He novel and popular materials entombed in the has, in truth, very little feeling for anything ponderous cenotaph will soon be reproduced connected with his hero except the mathein a couple of handy duodecimos—at Brus- matics and the poltics ; but of his studied sels, if Paris be not on the alert. At all contempt of mere practical information, we events, there can be no doubt as to what con- need give no other instance than that you cerns Voltaire.

read the Biographie on till within a few For M. de Condorcet we cannot affect the pages of its close, without once finding the enthusiasm which M. Arago proclaims. He man designated as a Marquis—and the cirseems to have been amiable-for his time and cumstance is then alluded to only because it country exemplary-in his domestic rela- was necessary to exalt the merit of Condorcet tions; he was a man of vigorous talents and in moving a resolution of the Legislative Asvery extensive accomplishments; but why sembly that all patents of nobility, heraldic M. Arago should speak of the nom glorieux pedigrees, and other similar records and docude Condorcel we are at a loss to comprehend. ments, should be collected and burnt by He was in no walk truly original-not in any the public executioner. sense of the word a genius--nor, as to mere If we may put any trust in earlier and less acquisition, had he studied any one subject worshipful biographers, Condorcet, down to or science so profoundly as to merit a place the dawn of the revolution, was rather noted among its first-rate masters. He was (to for the importance he attached to the advanparody Johnson's phrase) a man of letters tages of his birth. The family name was among the savants, à savant among the men Caritat. They were said to have been of of letters—the best possible Secretary and Italian origin, but had been classed for many Eloge-maker for the Academy-vix amplius. generations with the gentry of Dauphiny, The cleverest of the lighter pieces, viz., the and took their title from the little town and “ Lettres d'un Théologien,” are such close chateau of Condorcet. His father, however, copies of Voltaire's controversial tracts-of

was a younger brother and captain of horse, his peculiar style of sarcasm and insolence, and from him the philosopher appears to that, to the Patriarch's annoyance, they have inherited little or no fortune.* passed at the moment for his own. Condor- | born at Ribemont, in Picardy, A.D. 1743. cet's Political Economy is, first and last, an The Captain died early, and he was left to elaborate expansion of Turgot—of his politi- the guardianship of his mother, whom Arago cal writings prior to 1788, we may say the describes as a devotee of the weakest credusame thing. His conduct from the com-lity, and his father's elder brother, the mencement of the revolution to the fall of Bishop of Lisieux, a prelate of considerable the Girondists seems to us very unworthy of distinction, and notable not least for his Arago's lofty eulogies. The history of his closing months brings out some striking * The utter laxity, under the later reigns at features of resolution and self-command; but least of the old régime, as to the assumption of all on the whole, his public career was that of an

titles below that of Duke, is so notorious that we uninteresting variety of the mischief-maker, may be contented with barely alluding to it. Whe-a sort of frigid fanatic, who calmly inculcated ther the Terre of Condorcet had ever been erected

formally into a Marquisat, we cannot say–we only on the multitude lessons that they were sure know that no such Marquisate is to be found in the into carry out into atrocity, and who, though dex to Anselme, or any other old Nobiliaire we have he might not have foreseen the extreme ap- been able to examine. We are equally uninformed plication of his own doctrines, was at least how, if there was a real Marquisate, the son of a

brother came to be the titulaire. It is ready enough to exert all the resources of probable that the head of the family, being an Echis literary skill in apologizing for the prac- clesiastic

, may have obtained leave to resign the tical results. When an Arago could extol secular honor to his cadet. Whenever M, Arago such a man in the face of the Academicians mentions that gentleman, he calls him merely Capof 1845, as a model of philosophic and tain Caritat--but this may be a bit of republican patriotic virtue, the Guizots who listened to Bishops of London and Exeter are rarely more than him might have suspected that they were | Dr. Blomfield and Dr. Philpotts.

He was

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