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Of the same class are two little works sent us, on Alcohol and Tobacco, — two, certainly, of the great mischief-breeders in the highwrought, unwholesome mode of civilization in which too many among us dwell. Their argument is doubtless needed and timely. Physiologists and historians have concurred in speaking with seriousness, and even alarm, of the past and probable effect of these violent medical agents, which have become great staples of trade and luxury. But even the briefest popular treatise ought, for its best effect, to speak in the calm, unexaggerated language of science, and proceed mainly by a strict exposition of authentic and average facts. com
The death of the author of " Aguecheek”* is a real loss to our literary community. His ability, genial spirit, and graceful style would no doubt have been turned to good account had he lived. The volume before us is made up, in about equal proportion, of reminiscences of travel and of miscellaneous essays, - on the whole very pleasant reading. The fault of the book is its ultra-conservative tone, altogether unworthy of a young American. We are pleased with his hearty vindication of French and Italian character and manners, so often unjustly aspersed by American writers, and glad that he does not spare the faults and foibles of his own country; but are sorry that he does this, not in an appreciative, American spirit, but in that of an admirer of despotism. It is one thing to vindicate Napoleon III. from unfair judgments, another to eulogize him as the greatest and best of sovereigns, and to justify his disregard of oath in seizing the crown by comparing it with Washington's breaking the allegiance implied in bis acceptance of a commission under Braddock. The author disre. gards historical truth in speaking of “the sanguinary and sacrilegious Roman republic," and exhibits throughout the work the spirit, not of a judicious conservative, but of a blind reactionaire.
NEW PUBLICATIONS RECEIVED.
THEOLOGY AND RELIGION. A Commentary, Explanatory, Doctrinal, and Practical, on the Epistle to the Ephesians. By R. E. Pattison. Boston: Gould & Lincoln. 12mo. pp. 244.
Life's Morning ; or, Counsels and Encouragements for Youthful Christians. Boston: J. E. Tilton & Co. 16mo. pp. 266.
Lessons from Jesus ; or, The Teachings of Divine Love. By W. P. Balfern. New York: Sheldon & Co. 16mo. pp. 324.
Smooth Stones taken from Ancient Brooks; being a Collection of Sentences, Illustrations, and Quaint Sayings, from the Works of that renowned Puritan, Thomas Brooks. By Rev. C. H. Spurgeon. New York: Sheldon & Co. 18mo. pp. 269.
Sunday Morning Thoughts; or, Great Truths in Plain Words. Sunday Evening Thoughts; or, Great Truths in Plain Words. By Mrs. Thomas Geldart. New York: Sheldon & Co. 16mo. pp. 219, 206.
God in His Providence. A Comprehensive View of the Principles and * Aguecheek. Boston: Shepard, Clark, and Brown. 1859. 12mo. pp. 336.
Particulars of an Active Divine Providence over Man. By Woodbury M. Fernald. Boston: Otis Clapp. 12mo. pp. 437.
ESSAYS, ETC. Moral Philosophy, including Theoretical and Practical Ethics. By Joseph Haven, D. D. Boston: Gould & Lincoln. 12mo. pp. 366.
British Novelists and their Styles : being a Critical Sketch of the History of British Prose Fiction. By David Masson. Boston : Gould & Lincoln. 16mo. pp. 312. (See p. 461.)
Political Economy: designed as a Text-Book for Colleges. By John Bas com, A. M., Professor in Williams College. Andover: W. F. Draper. 12mo. pp. 366.
Logic of Political Economy, and Other Papers. By Thomas De Quincey. Boston: Ticknor & Fields. 1 2mo. pp. 387.
Orations and Speeches on Various Occasions. By Edward Everett. Vol. III. Boston: Little, Brown, & Co. 8vo. pp. 847. (See p. 464.)
Historical Vindication. A Discourse on the Province and Uses of Baptist History. By S. S. Cutting. Boston: Gould & Lincoln. 12mo. pp. 224.
HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY. Forty Years in the Wilderness of Pills and Powders; or, The Cogitations and Confessions of an Aged Physician. Boston: J. P. Jewett & Co. 12mo. pp. 384. (See p. 466.)
The History of the Religious Movement of the Eighteenth Century called Methodism. By Abel Stevens. Vol. II. From the Death of Whitefield to the Death of Wesley. New York: Carleton & Porter. 12mo. pp. 520.
A Memoir of the late Rev. George Armstrong, of Bristol, (England,) with Extracts from his Journals and Correspondence. By Robert Henderson. London : Edward T. Whitfield. 8vo. pp. 400. (See p. 464.)
The History of the Reformation in Sweden. By L. A. Anjou, Councillor to the King of Sweden. Translated from the Swedish by Henry M. Mason, New York: Sheldon & Co. 12mo. pp. 668.
Historical Sketches of Hymns, their Writers and their Influence. By Jo seph Belcher, D.D. Philadelphia: Lindsay & Blakiston. 12mo. pp. 415. (See p. 449.)
Life of Hannibal. By Thomas Arnold, D.D. Life of Thomas à Becket. By Henry Hart Milman. New York : Sheldon & Co. 16mo. pp. 320, 246. (See p. 465.)
History of the Life and Times of James Madison. By William C. Rives. Boston : Little, Brown, & Co. Vol. I. 8vo. pp. 660. (See p. 451.)
The Monarchies of Continental Europe. The Empire of Russia, from the Remotest Periods to the Present Time. By John S. C. Abbott. New York: Mason Brothers. 12mo. pp. 528.
The Puritans: or, The Church, Court, and Parliament of England during the Reigns of Edward VI. and Queen Elizabeth. By Samuel Hopkins. 3 vols. Boston : Gould & Lincoln. Vol. I. 8vo. pp. 549.
Leaders of the Reformation: Luther, Calvin, Latimer, Knox, the Representative Men of Germany, France, England, and Scotland. By John Tulloch, D.D. Boston: Gould & Lincoln. 12mo. pp. 309.
GEOGRAPHY AND TRAVELS. Life in Tuscany. By Mabel Sharman Crawford. New York: Sheldon & Blakeman. 12mo. pp. 353. (See p. 459.)
Highways of Travel: or, A Summer in Europe. By Margaret J. M. Sweat. Boston: Walker, Wise, & Co. 12mo. pp. 364. (See p. 460.)
Fiji and the Fijians. By Thomas Williams and James Calvert. Edited by George Stringer Rowe. New York: D. Appleton & Co. 8vo. pp. 551.
POETRY AND FICTION. The Works of William Shakespeare, &c., &c. By Richard Grant White. Vols. VI., VII., VIII. (Histories. Boston: Little, Brown, & Co. 1859. 8vo. pp. 564, 468, 453.
The Rectory of Moreland; or, My Duty. Boston: J. E. Tilton & Co. 12mo. pp. 339.
My Third Book; a Collection of Tales. By Louise Chandler Moulton. New York: Harper & Brothers. 12mo. pp. 434.
Henry St. John, Gentleman, of “ Flower of Hundreds,” in the County of Prince George, Virginia. A Tale of 1774 – 75. By John Esten Cooke. New York: Harper & Brothers. 12mo. pp. 503.
Peterson's Cheap Waverley. The Highland Widow; The Surgeon's Daughter.
Peterson's Cheap Edition of Charles Dickens. Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4.
Almost a Heroine. By the Author of " Charles Auchester,” &c. Boston: Ticknor & Fields. 12mo. pp. 399.
Germaine. By Edmond About. Translated by Mary L. Booth. Boston : J. E. Tilton & Co. 12mo. pp. 341.
EDUCATION. A Natural Philosophy, embracing the Most Recent Discoveries in the Various Branches of Physics, and exhibiting the Application of Scientific Principles in Every-Day Life. By G. P. Quackenbos. New York: D. Appleton & Co. 12mo. pp. 450.
The I. II. III. Philippics of Demosthenes. With Historical Introductions and Critical and Explanatory Notes. By M. J. Smead. New Edition, revised. Boston: James Munroe & Co. 12mo. pp. 249.
The Student's Hume. A History of England from the Earliest Times to the Revolution in 1688. By David Hume. Abridged. Incorporating the Corrections and Researches of Recent Historians, and continued down to the Year 1858. Illustrated by Engravings on Wood. New York: Harper & Brothers. 12mo. pp. 789.
JUVENILE. Emilie the Peacemaker. By Mrs. Thomas Geldart. New York: Sheldon & Co. 16mo. pp. 179.
Jessie Allison ; or, The Transformation. By Mary A. Richards. New York : Sheldon & Co. 16mo. pp. 234.
Home Dramas for Young People. Compiled by Eliza Lee Follen. Boston: James Munroe & Co. 12mo. pp. 441. (See p. 466.)
Harry Lee ; or, Hope for the Poor. With eight Illustrations. New York: Harper & Brothers. 12mo. pp. 381.
Mary Lee. By Kate Livermore. New York : D. Appleton & Co. 18mo. pp. 161.
The Boy's Own Toy-Maker. A Practical Ilustrated Guide to the Useful Employment of Leisure Hours. By E. Landells. With numerous Engrayings. New York: D. Appleton & Co. 24mo. pp. 153.
MISCELLANEOUS. Breakfast, Dinner, and Tea, viewed Classically, Poetically, and Practically ; containing numerous Curious Dishes and Feasts of all Times and all Countries, besides three hundred Modern Receipts. New York: D. Appleton & Co. 16mo. pp. 351.
Rab and his Friends. By John Brown, M. D. Boston: Ticknor & Fields. pp. 31.
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Chambers's Encyclopædia. A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People. New York : D. Appleton & Co. "Parts 4, 5.
Alcohol; its Place and Power. By James Miller (Professor of Surgery in the University of Edinburgh). From the 19th Glasgow Edition. 12mo. pp. 179; - and The Use and Abuse of Tobacco. By John Lizars. From the 8th Edinburgh Edition. Philadelphia : Lindsay & Blakiston. 12mo. pp. 138. (See p. 467.)
A Plea for the Indians; with Facts and Features of the Late War in Oregon. By John Beeson. New York: John Beeson. 18mo. pp. 143.
Recollections. By Samuel Rogers. Boston: Bartlett & Miles. 12mo. pp. 253. * The New American Cyclopædia ; a Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge. Edited by George Ripley and Charles A. Dana. Vol. VII. Edward Fueros. New York: D. Appleton & Co. 8vo. pp. 792. (See p. 465.)
PAMPHLETS. Transactions of the New England Methodist Historical Society. No. 1. Introduction of Methodism into Boston. A Discourse by Rev. S. W. Coggeshall. Boston: George C. Rand & Co. pp. 53.
The Right of Property in Man. A Discourse delivered in the First Congregational Unitarian Church, Sunday, July 3, 1859. By W. H. Furness. Philadelphia : C. Sherman & Son. pp. 23.
Three Discourses on the Religion of Reason. By Gerritt Smith. New York: Ross & Toucey. pp. 85. (See p. 439.)
The Broad Church. Some Considerations upon “ The Suspense of Faith," (an Address by Rev. Dr. Bellows,) originally published in the Boston Courier, August 20, 1859. Boston: J. E. Tilton & Co. pp. 23.
Popular Sovereignty in the Territories. The Dividing Line between Federal and Local Authority. By Stephen A. Douglas. New York: Harper & Brothers. pp. 40.
A Sequel to “ The Suspense of Faith.” By Henry W. Bellows, D.D. New York: D. Appleton & Co. pp. 48. (See p. 441.)
The Coming Church and its Clergy. Address to the Graduating Class at the Meadville Theological School, June 30, 1858. By Samuel Osgood. 2d Edition. New York : Christian Inquirer Office. pp. 32.
Discourse on the Life and Character of Joseph Brown Smith, late Professor of Music in the Kentucky Institution for the Blind. By John H. Heywood. Louisville, Ky. : Hanna & Co. pp. 16.
Theodore Parker and his Theology. A Discourse delivered in the Music Hall, Boston, Sunday, Sept. 25, 1859. By James Freeman Clarke. Boston: Walker, Wise, & Co. pp. 23. (See p. 442.)
The Moon Hoax; or, A Discovery that the Moon has a vast Population of Human Beings. By Richard Adams Locke. New York: William Gowans. pp. 83. (A thing of a good deal of celebrity in 1835; rather a poor curiosity now.)
Address commemorative of Rufus Choate. By Theophilus Parsons. Delivered before the Students of the Law School of Harvard University. Boston : Little, Brown, & Co. pp. 40.
A Church Memorial; consisting of the History of the First Unitarian Congregational Society in the City of Nashua, N. H., &c. Nashua : Albin Beard. pp. 39.
NEW SERIES, VOL. V.
JULY TO NOVEMBER, 1859.
Adams, Nehemiah, Sermon on Future Pun- Clarke, J. F., Sermon, 442.
Colet, Mme., Travels in Holland, 304.
Congregationalism, 215 - 226.
Cornwallis in America, 31-49- his rela-
Crooks and Schem, Latin Lexicon, 297.
Current Literature, Review of. Theology.
Discourses on Atonement, 137 - Taylor
Limits of Religious Thought, 139 - La-
Church” Sermons, 142 - Alford's Greek
Congregation, 282 – Douay Old Testa-
341 – Carlile, 340 - Holyoake, 341 - F. Clarke's Sermon, 442 – Winer's N. T.
ison, 451 - Rev. George Armstrong, 464
- Shelley Memorials, 289 — Rev. W. H.
Dana's Cuba, 151 - Mine. Colet's Hol-
- on Suspense of Faith, 286 — Sequel, ford's Tuscany, 459 — Mrs. Sweat's High-
ways of Travel, 460. Poetry and Art.
Miss Whitney's Poems, 291 — Otto on
Ecclesiastical Architecture, 294 - Rus-
kin's Two Paths, 453. Education. New
Lessons, 296 – Crooks and Schem's Lat-
Literature, 298 – Lives of Educationists,
463. Miscellaneous. Bartlett's American-
isms, 148 — Michelet, lesser works, 151-
Clark's History of Norton, 299 — Ettore
_“ Robert Fulton,” 302 – Everett's Ora-
ilization, 2 - what it is, 5 - want of a Trumpet, 305-"Le Moine," 462 - Cam-
Cyclopædia, New American, 465.