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Arndt, Ernst Moritz, review of works relating to, 414—his birth and
early life, 416-8—his travels, 419_his political activity, 419_his
first work, 422—in Berlin, 425—his professorship, 426-abasement
of Germany, 427-escapes to Russia, 428-9—the Minister Von Stein,
428-9-Arndt's Songs, 431-4-hisCatechism,' 435—removes to
Bonn, 437—his death, 438.
Audubon, John James, review of his life and adventures, 250_his
parentage and earliest recollections, 250–1–his drawing-master,
J. L. David, 251—at Mr. Bakewell's, 252—Da Casta, 253-marries
Lucy Bakewell, 254-his acquaintance with Alexander Wilson, 255
-his self-inflicted troubles, 258–Rafinesque, the botanist, 259—
Audubon's wanderings, 261—his wife, 262—reaches England, 263
-visits Edinburgh, 264—at Paris, 266—Cuvier, 266–returns to
America, 267—visits England with his wife, 268—and again returns
to America, 268—hurricane off Florida, 269— birds of Labrador,
271-his last great journey, 272—his death, 273-regarded as a
scientific naturalist, 273—his works, 274.
Baltic Provinces of Russia, review of works relating to the, 46—history
of them, 47-50—Curland, 51-Livland, 52—Esthland, 52-reigns
of Alexander I. and Nicholas, 54—reform in public life in Russia, 55
-Michael Katkoff, 57–Muravieff's system, 59-land tenures of
Russia, 60—attacks of the Muscovite press, 61—zeal for conversion
to the Greek Church, 62—and against the German school system, 63
-protests of the population, 64-little to hope for from foreign in-
tervention, 65—retrograde movements in Russian landed society,
65–6–Schirren's answer to Juri Samarin, 66.
Campaign of August, 1870, review of works relating to, 480—Prince
Frederic Charles's “Memorial,' 480–2–constitution of the Prussian
forces and its reforms, 484–9—power of the French, 495—their
Marshals and Generals, 495-commencement of the campaign, 497–
strategic conditions of the struggle, 497—plan of the French, 499–
500—the Prussian arrangements and commanders, 504--Wissem-
bourg, 508—Forbach, 511-Woerth, 513-Pont-à-Mousson, 514-
Mars-la-Tour, 515—Metz, 516—Sedan, 517—Captain Jeannerod's
VOL. CXXXII. NO, CCLXX.
Charles V., Emperor, review of Sir W. Stirling Maxwell's Chief
Victories of the,' 67. See Maxwell.
Chaucer, Geoffrey, review of works relating to, 1-his excellences, 2-3
- various editions of the “Canterbury Tales,' 4-5 — the Chaucer
Society and the six-text edition, 5-early editions of his works, 8
-Dr. Morell's, 10-Tyrwhitt's, 12–Wright's, 13-Mr. Morris's, 15
-various readings, 16-17—work to be done for the illustration as
well as for the text, 33—Mr. Morris's glosses, 35—important means
of interpreting Chaucer's language, 40—difficulties of his phrases,
Chevallier, E., review of his Manual of the Ancient History of the
East,' &c., 154.
Cox, George W., review of his · Aryan Mythology,' 330—his former
works, 330_his design in the present work, 331—theory of the
comparative mythologists, 333—his trace of myths to their origin,
335—diffusion of myths, 336—the Vedic hymns, 337—Mr. Max
Müller's explanation of the myth of Cephalus and Procris, 343-
origin of Greek myths, 343-4—their meaning and substance, 345–
defect of the method of the comparative mythologists, 350—Mr.
Cox's treatment of the solar myths, 353–61.
Disraeli, Right Hon. B., review of his Lothair,' 275-his political
novels, 278_his characters in Lothair,' 283—his hostile animus to
the Papal system, 285.
Faraday, Michael, review of Memoirs of, 176—difficulty of a bio-
graphy of him, 177—his birth and early life, 178—becomes Davy's
assistant, 181-his ideal lecturer, 182—his Journal on his foreign
tour, 183—Davy's discoveries, 186—Faraday's first original com-
munication, 187—his marriage, 188—his religious views, 188—his
scientific activity and discoveries, 189 et seq.-his MS. notes of
Experimental Researches, 192—his electrical researches, 193–201—
his speculations on the connexion of the forces of nature, 203—his
last works and death, 207-8,
Galton, Francis, review of his 'Hereditary Genius: an Inquiry into
its Laws and Consequences,' 100-—Buckle's doubts of its existence,
100— Mr. Darwin's decisive answer, 101 — rapid extinction of
British peerages, 103—the tall men and women of Potsdam, 105–
Mr. Galton's view, 106-7— his tables, 108-12-judges, 111-
literary men, 112 - divines, 113oarsmen and wrestlers, 113
ability, talents, and genius, 115—the Grenvilles and Fairfaxes, 117–
8-Atavism, 119–Böhme's doctrine, 120—inheritance as limited
by sex, 122—is genius physically inheritable? 123–sterility of true
genius, 123-4-brevity of its duration in families, 125.
Germany, France, and England, works relating to, 554-recent events
in France, 555—work of Emile de Laveleye on the Prussian and
Austrian war, 556 —its effect on Austria, 557–9—the fortunes of
Prussia, 561–her military fame and power, 562—3—the war with
France, 564--faults of the French military administration, 571-2—
Denmark, 572-Napoleon III.'s services to the world, 575—his
faults, 576—and those of the Second Empire, 578–interview of M.
Jules Favre with Count Bismarck, 583—evils of standing armies,
584—position and duties of England, 588.
Heemskerck, Martin of, 70_his designs, 70.
Hübner, Baron de, review of his . Sixtus V.,' 291—Leti and Ranke,
292—early life of the Pope, 293— Vittorio Accoromboni, 296–
Sixtus V. chosen Pope, 297- his government of the Papal States,
298—brigandage, 303---events of his reign, 306—League, 308—
Olivarès, 310—Sixtus's policy with respect to France, 312-and
with regard to England, 313—the Spanish Armada, 315—Philip II.,
315–6—Sixtus's political career, 319_his relations with Venice,
321-his reception of the Duke of Luxemburg, 322—his death, 326
-his statue at Rome, 326_his administration, 326–9.
Laveleye, 'La Prusse et l'Autriche depuis Sadowa,' reviewed, 556.
Lenormant, F., review of his · Manual of the Ancient History of the
East,' &c., 154—his Egyptology, 165.
Lubbock, Sir John, review of his 'Prehistoric Times,' 439-study of
archæology, 439—the four ages, 441-geological changes which
heralded the advent of man into Europe, 443—advent of Palæolithic
man, 447—region from which man wandered into Europe, 448—
bone-caves, 450—the Eskimos and the cave-dwellers of Perigord,
452—the rein-deer, 457—-bone-cave of Aurignac, 463—the Neolithic
peoples, 463—bronze-using peoples, 467—Stonehenge, 469-origin
of bronze, 470—the iron age, 477.
Maxwell, Sir W. Stirling, review of his Chief Victories of the Em-
peror Charles V.' &c., 67—his other works, 68-portraits of the
Emperor, 69–Martin of Heemskerck's, 70–Giulio Clovio's, 71-
Coornhert, 71-devices and arms of the Emperor, 73–Ascham's
description of him, 77-_Cavalli and Badoer's account, 78-portrait
of Francis I., 79— Charles V.'s sack of Rome, 80—humiliation of
Clement VII., 80–1–Charles's struggle with the Protestant League,
84–5—surrender of John Frederick, Elector of Saxony, 86–9-
Maurice of Saxony and John Frederick, 90–2–contests of Charles's
declining years, 93—his abdication, 93-5—and death, 98—tributes
to him, 99.
Newman, Dr., review of his 'Grammar of Assent, 382—his intellectual
distinction, 382—his works, 383—his dogmatism, 384—his feminine
turn of mind, 386—the Oxford School, 387-deference to personal
names and influences, 388—his impressions from without, 389—his
awe of Keble, 389_characteristics of the 'Grammar of Assent,' 392.
Rawlinson, George, review of his Manual of Ancient History,' 154,
156-60-his philological and historical speculations, 170–5.
, review of 'Memoirs of a,' 363—meaning of the
word, 363–secret societies in Russia, 364—conspiracy of 1825, 365
-punishment of the conspirators, 371-4-life of the exiles, 375.
Sainte-Beuve, his funeral, 126—his character, 127-review of his lite-
rary labours, 127_his birth and early life, 128—his intimacy with
Victor Hugo, 129-joins the 'Cénacle,' 129—his poems,
acquaintance with English poetry, 131-his · Mes Livres,' 132—bis
• Consolations,' 133— his Causeries de Lundi,' 135—his articles on
Boileau, Lebrun, &c., 135—influence of the revolution of 1830, 136
-his 'Paroles d'un Croyant,' 137-separates from the Romantic
school, 138-his novel of Volupté,'139—his . History of Port Royal,
140—his mournful farewell, 142—the grand climacteric of his life,
143—his Causeries de Lundi,' 145–6—his · Les Regrets,' 147–
resigns his professorship of poetry, 148—his subsequent popularity,
149—his critical method, 150—his taste in advanced life, 153.
Stanhope, Earl, review of his History of England, comprising the
Reign of Queen Anne,' 519—his former history, 519– Marlborough
and his victories, 522 et seq.--the Peace of Utrecht, 530—the Pre-
tender, 532-the age of Anne, 535-Addison, 545—De Foe, 548–
Queen Anne, 553.
Telegraphs, postal, 209–Professor Wheatstone, 210—progress in elec-
tric telegraphy, 209–11_its advantages, 213_details of the head
office in London, 215-22—Belgium compared with England, 224–
Mr. Scudamore's labours, 225-cost of postal telegraphs, 225-7-
method of working adopted in London, 227–ocean telegraphs, 228–
the galvanometer, 232-recovery of the old Atlantic cable, 236–
tables of submarine cables, 241-4-cost of the cables of Great
Britain, 246_Mr. Pender's services, 248—the ocean telegraph to
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