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Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1859, by
TICKNOR AND FIELDS,
Reckoning, The, 602.
First and the Last, The, 614.
/ Paine, Thomas, First Appearance of, in Amer-
- in England and in France, 690.
- Second Appearance of, in the
232, 369, 500, 622, 751.
Rock, Tree, and Man, 29.
Adam Bede, by George Elliot, 621.
W. 0. Perkins, 131.
Morphy, Paul, Exploits and Triumphs in Eu-
Great Auction-Sale of Slaves, at Savannah, Select Glossary of English Words, used for-
merly in Senses different from their present,
by R. C. Trench, 688.
Summer Pictures, by H. M. Field, 521.
A MAGAZINE OF LITERATURE, ART, AND POLITICS.
“Nay, so far did he carry his obstinacy, that he absolutely invited a professed Anti-Diluvian from the Gallic Empire, who illuminated the whole country with his principles and his nose."— SALMAGUNDI.
We lukewarm moderns can hardly Anti-Federalists were made up of sevconceive the degree of violence and bit- eral sects: one branch, sincere republiterness reached by party-feeling in the cans, were fearful that the independence early years of the United States Consti- of the States was in danger, and that tution. A Mississippi member of Con- consolidation would prepare the way for gress listening to a Freesoil speech is monarchy ; another, small, but influenmild in demeanor and expression, if we tial, still entertained the wish for reunion compare his ill-nature with the spiteful with England, or, at least, for the adopfury of his predecessors in legislation tion of the English form of government, sixty years ago. The same temper was -and, hoping that the dissensions of the visible throughout the land. Nobody old Confederation might lead to some stood aloof. Two hostile camps were such result, drank the health of the Bishpitched over against each other, and ev- op of Osnaburg in good Madeira, and ery inan in Israel was to be found in his objected to any system which might tent. Our great experiment was a new place matters upon a permanent repubone; on its success depended the per- lican basis; and a third party, more nusonal welfare of every citizen, and natu- merous and noisy than either, who knew rally every citizen was anxious to train by long experience that the secret of up that experiment in the way which home popularity was to inspire jealousy promised to his reason or to his feelings of the power of Congress, were unwillthe best result.
ing to risk the loss of personal conseThe original Federalists of 1787 were quence in this new scheme of centraliin favor of effacing as much as possible zation, and took good care not to allow the boundary-lines of the Thirteen Col- the old local prejudices and antipathies onies, and of consolidating them into a to slumber. The two latter classes of panew, united, and powerful people, under triots are well described by Franklin in a strong central government. The first his “ Comparison of the Ancient Jews