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Poetical Remains of the late Lucy Hooper.
Johnston's Lectures on Agricultural Chemistry and Geology,
Burnet's Exposition of the Thirty-Nine Articles—Pearson's
York-Tasistro's Random Shots and Southern Breezes.
TO THE ELEVENTH VOLUME OF THE DEMOCRATIC REVIEW.
In the few words of “Finale TO THE TENTH VOLUME OF THE DEMOCRATIC REVIEW,” addressed to his readers in the last Number, the Editor stated that arrangements were in preparation for material improvements in its publication, highly creditable as its conduct in that respect had been during the past year to the publishers who had had it in charge; as also, that a considerably increased quantity of matter would be given to its readers. The present Number will exhibit the performance of the promise thus made. Without any increase in the price of subscription, the quantity of matter now and henceforward to be furnished is increased about seventy-five per cent., being nearly doubled ; the page and print of Blackwood and the leading English magazines being adopted with that view, together with an increase in the number of pages. The charge of publication will continue as heretofore in the hands of the Messrs. Langley; and full reliance may be placed, both on the punctuality of the appearance of the work by the first day of every month, and on the efficiency and completeness of all its mechanical and business arrangements.
With respect to its conduct and management in other respects, the Editor can have nothing farther to say, than that he will endeavor to make the Democratic Review deserve in a higher degree than it has yet known, the kind favor, on the part of its friends, which has heretofore been far more liberally bestowed upon it, both by the press and in other modes, than, as he is perfectly conscious, it has had any right to claim or expect. He will receive most valuable aid to his own efforts, during the course of the coming year, from a number of the ablest pens in the country. On this point he would refer to the Prospectus to the Eleventh Volume, which will be found on the cover to the present Number. And in conclusion he would beg leave to repeat, that, if the severe pressure and distraction of other simultaneous labors and cares have at times within the past year left their traces too manifest upon its pages, he asks for them that indulgence which he trusts not to have to invoke again.