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The Style Royal and Critical..
-728 DR LARDNER-PROFESSOR ANSTED-PROFESSOR FLEMING,
-731 PROFESSOR HUXLEY (born in 1825).
-733 PROFESSOR TYNDALL (born circa 1820)..
- 783 The Rev. HORATIO SOUTHGATE, &c. ..... .......770 City of Bagdad.....
.784 Religious Status of Women in the Mohammedan System....770 Sir C. WENTWORTH DilKE-J. F. CAMPBELL.
.784 LORD LINDSAY. ......770 Influence of the English Race.
784 The Red Sea.. ..770 Brigham Young....
-784 Lieut. ARTHUR CONOLLY-Miss ROBERTS-Mrs PostANS..771 WILLIAM GIFFORD PALGRAVE (born in 1826)
-785 Sacrifice of a Hindu Widow.. ..771 The Arab Character.....
-785 Lieut. T. BACON-MOUNTSTUART ELPHINSTONE (1778– The Simoon..
- 786 1859)--C, R. BAYNES... 771 THE ARCTIC EXPEDITIONS...
786 Remark by an Arab Chief.. ...771 Graves of the English Seamen...
-787 Legend of the Mosque of the Bloody Baptism at Cairo. ...772 CAPTAIN BURTON (born in 1820).
- 788 SIR JOHN BOWRING... 772 CAPTAINS SPEKE and Grant.
- 788 State and Ceremonial of the Siamese.
772 First View of the Nile... JOHN FRANCIS DAVIS MR GUTZLAFF COMMANDER Etiquette at the Court of Uganda..
-789 BINGHAM, &c...
The Source of the Nile, a Summary. Chinese Ladies' Feet.
-789 - 773 Life in Unyanyembe ...
...790 ROBERT FORTUNE-M. Huc, &c. ..774 Sir Samuel BAKER (born in 1821).
..791 Chinese Thieves..... ..774 First Sight of the Albert Nyanza.
791 What the Chinese think of the Europeans.
774 DAVID LIVINGSTONE (1817-1873)--HENRY M. STANLEY.....792 George WINGROVE COOKE (1814-1865). 775 An African Explorer's Outfit.
..793 The Chinese Language.... 775 Hunting on a Great Scale...
..793 The Execution-ground of Canton .775 English Manufactures in South Africa...
..793 The Horrors of the Canton Prisons.. 775 Meeting of Stanley and Livingstone at Ujiji
794 JOHN BARROW-The Rev, Mr VENABLES. -776 VERNEY LOVETT CAMERON, R.N.
.796 Russian Peasant's Houses...
- 776 Employments of the People.,
.776 Samuel LAING, &c......
... 777 Agricultural Peasantry of Norway
..777 Society of Sweden....
...777 Joseph BULLAR-JOHN BULLAR........
ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS. Cultivation of the Orange .
.....778 EARNEST DIEFFENBACH-ANTHONY TROLLOPE..
• 797 Squatters and Free Settlers of New Zealand..
.797 CAPTAINS King and FITZROY-GEORGE COMBE.
797 An American Cymon and Iphigenia...... ..780 The Complaynt of Scotland..
.798 J. S. BUCKINGHAM (1786-1855), &c.. ..780 LODGE..
..798 GEORGE BORROW (born in 1803). 780 SHAKSPEARE
..798 Impressions of the City of Madrid. -780 SELDEN.......
.....799 RICHARD FORD (1796–1858). -781 Swift...
799 Spain and Spaniards.. - 781 MASON.
.800 The Spanish Muleteers.... -782 SHELLEY
.800 A. H. LAYARD (born in 1817).. .782 | MRS INCHBALD
1780-1830: REIGNS OF GEORGE III. AND GEORGE IV.
"HIS period presents several illustrious names, | any who have appeared since the last_national ment of literature. In poetry, the period was pre- unfailing herald, companion, and follower of the eminently distinguished, and is the only one which awakening of a great people to work a beneficial challenges comparison, in any degree, with the change in opinion or institution, is poetry. At brilliant Elizabethan age. In fiction, or imagina- such periods there is an accumulation of the tive invention, the name of Scott is inferior only power of communicating and receiving intense to that of Shakspeare ; in criticism, a new era and impassioned conceptions respecting man and may be dated from the establishment of the nature. The persons in whom this power resides Edinburgh Review; and in historical composi- may often, as far as regards many portions of tion, if we have no Hume or Gibbon, we have the their nature, have little apparent correspondence results of valuable and diligent research. Truth with that spirit of good of which they are the and nature have been more truly and devoutly ministers. But even whilst they deny and abjure, worshipped, and real excellencé more highly they are yet compelled to serve the power which prized." It has been feared by some that the is seated on the throne of their own soul. It is principle of utility, which is recognised as one of impossible to read the compositions of the most the features of the present age, and the progress celebrated writers of the present day, without of mechanical knowledge, would be fatal to the being startled with the electric life which burns higher efforts of imagination, and diminish the within their words. They measure the circumterritories of the poet. This seems a groundless ference and sound the depths of human nature fear. It did not damp the ardour of Scott or with a comprehensive and all-penetrating spirit, Byron, or the fancy of Moore, and it has not pre- and they are themselves perhaps the most sinvented the poetry of Wordsworth from gradually cerely astonished at its manifestations, for it is working its way into public favour. If we have less their spirit than the spirit of the age. Poets not the chivalry and romance of the Elizabethan are the hierophants of an unapprehended inspiraage, we have the ever-living passions of human tion; the mirrors of the gigantic shadows which nature and the wide theatre of the world, now futurity casts upon the present; the words which accurately known and discriminated, as a field for express what they understand not; the trumpets the exercise of genius. We have the benefit of all which sing to battle, and feel not what they past knowledge and literature to exalt our stand- inspire; the influence which is moved not, but ard of imitation and taste, and a more sure reward moves. Poets are the unacknowledged legislators in the encouragement and applause of a populous of the world.? and enlightened nation. “The literature of England,' says Shelley,'has arisen, as it were, from
SIR WILLIAM JONES. a new birth. In spite of the low-thoughted envy It is not Sir William Jones's poetry,' says which would undervalue contemporary merit, our Southey, that can perpetuate his name. This own will be a memorable age in intellectual is true: it was as an oriental scholar and judge, achievements, and we live among such philos. an enlightened lawyer and patriot, that he earned ophers and poets as surpass beyond comparison his laurels. His varied learning and philological