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PLATO'S PHÆDO, literally translated, by the late E. M. COPE, Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. Demy Octavo. 55.

ARISTOTLE. THE RHETORIC. With a Commentary by the late E. M. COPE, Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, revised and edited for the Syndics of the University Press by J. E. SANDYS, M.A., Fellow and Tutor of St John's College, Cambridge, and Public Orator. With a biographical Memoir by H. A. J. MUNRO, M.A. Three Volumes, Demy Octavo. £1. 113. 6d.

“This work is in many ways creditable to Cope's; and, what is better, he has given the the University of Cambridge. The solid and best of the late Mr Shilleto's 'Adversaria.' extensive erudition of Mr Cope himself bears In every part of his work-revising, supplenone the less speaking evidence to the value menting, and completing-he has done ex. of the tradition which he continued, if it is ceedingly well."-Examiner. not equally accompanied by those qualities of “A

careful examination of the work shows speculative originality and independent judge that the high expectations of classical stument which belong more to the individual dents will not be disappointed. Mr Cope's writer than to his school. And while it must 'wide and minute acquaintance with all the ever be regretted that a work so laborious Aristotelian writings,' to which Mr Sandys should not have received the last touches of justly bears testimony, his thorough knowits author, the warmest admiration is due to ledge of the important contributions of moMr Sandys, for the manly, unselfish, and un- dern German scholars, his ripe and accurate Alinching spirit in which he has performed his scholarship, and above all, that sound judg. most difficult and delicate task. If an English ment and never-failing good sense which are student wishes to have a full conception of the crowning merit of our best English edi. what is contained in the Rhetoric of Aris- tions of the Classics, all combine to make totle, to Mr Cope's edition he must go.”— this one of the most valuable additions to the Academy.

knowledge of Greek literature which we have “Mr Sandys has performed his arduous had for many years. ... A glance at the very duties with marked ability and admirable complete indexes, for which our heartiest tact, so that it may fairly be doubted whether thanks are due to the care of the Public the Commentary really suffers from want of Orator, will show the extent of the contribu. the author's own editorial care. He has tions thus made to our knowledge of Ariseverywhere tried, with reverent fidelity, to totle's language. ... Mr Sandys's own additions do as Mr Cope would have done, had he are of much value, although they are genenot been prevented by untimely fate. Be- rally very brief, except in the third book. sides the revision of Mr Cope's material Indeed, while recognising the strong reasons already referred to in his own words, Mr against swelling the bulk of the Commentary, Sandys has thrown in many useful notes; we are inclined sometimes to wish them a none more useful than those that bring the little more numerous."-Spectator. Commentary up to the latest scholarship by Mr Cope was an excellent Greek schoreference to important works that have ap- lar; he had a copious and at the same time peared since Mr Cope's illness put a period minute knowledge of the writings of Aristotle, to his labours. When the original Com- and he shows both very wide reading and, mentary stops abruptly three chapters be- what we think, very good judgment, in his fore the end of the third book, Mr Sandys explanation of the innumerable difficulties of carefully supplies the deficiency, following Aristotle's language. His grammatical notes Mș Cope's general plan and the slightest are of unusual value; and almost everything available indications of his intended treat- needed for a comprehension of the book was ment. In Appendices he has reprinted from brought together by him.”-Contemporary classical journals several articles of Mr Review.

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With a Metrical Translation, Notes and Introduction, by E. H. PALMER, M.A., Barrister-at-Law of the Middle Temple, Lord Almoner's Professor of Arabic and Fellow of St John's College in the University of Cambridge. 3 vols. Crown Quarto.

. Vol. I. The ARABIC TEXT. 1os. 6d.; Cloth extra, 155. Vol. II. ENGLISH TRANSLATION. los. 6d.; Cloth extra, 155.

“Professor Palmer's activity in advancing. Arabic scholarship has formerly shown itself in the production of his excellent Arabic Grammar, and his Descriptive Catalogue of Arabic MSS. in the Library of Trinity College, Cambridge. He has now produced an admirable text, which illustrates in a remarkable manner the flexibility and graces of the language he loves so well, and of which he seems to be perfect'master. ... The Syndicate of Cambridge University must not pass without the recognition of their liberality in bringing out, in a worthy form, so important an Arabic text. It is not the first time that Oriental scholarship has thus been wisely subsidised by Cambridge."- Indian Mail.

"It is impossible to quote this edition with out an expression of admiration for the perfection to which Arabic typography has been brought in England in this magnificent Oriental work, the production of which redounds to the imperishable credit of the University of Cambridge. It may be pronounced one of the most beautiful Oriental books that have ever been printed in Europe: and the learning of the Editor worthily rivals the technical get-up of the creations of the soul of one of the most tasteful poets of Islâm, the study of which will contribute not a little to save the honour of the poetry of the Arabs. Here first we make the acquaintance of a poet who gives us something better than monotonous descriptions of camels and deserts, and may even be regarded as superior in charm to al Mutanabbî.”-MYTHOLOGY AMONG THE HEBrews (Engl. Transl.), p. 194.

Professor Palmer has produced the complete works of Behá-ed-dín Zoheir in Arabic, and has added a second volume, containing an English verse translation of the whole.

It is only fair to add that the book, by the taste of its arabesque binding, as well as by the beauty of the typography, which reflects great credit on the Cambridge University Press, is entitled to a place in the drawing-room.”Times.

“For ease and facility, for variety of metre, for imitation, either designed or unconscious, of the style of several of our own poets, these versions deserve high praise. We have no hesitation in saying that in both Prof. Palmer has made an addition to Oriental literature for which scholars should be grateful ; and that, while his knowledge of Arabic is a sufficient guarantee for his mastery of the original, his English compositions are distinguished by versatility, command of language, rhythmical cadence, and, as we have remarked, by not unskilful imitations of the styles of several of our own favourite poets, living and dead."-Saturday Review.

This sumptuous edition of the poems of Behá-ed-dín Zoheir is a very welcome addition to the small series of Eastern poets accessible to readers who are not Orientalists. ... In all there is that exquisite finish of which Arabic poetry is susceptible in so rare a degree. The form is almost always beautiful, be the thought what it may. But this, of course, can only be fully appreciated by Orientalists. And this brings us to the translation. It is excellently well done. Mr Palmer has tried to imitate the fall of the original in his selection of the English metre for the various pieces, and thus contrives to convey a faint idea of the graceful flow of the Arabic. Altogether the inside of the book is worthy of the beautiful arabesque binding that rejoices the eye of the lover of Arab art."-Academy.

NALOPAKHYANAM, OR, THE TALE OF NALA; containing the Sanskrit Text in Roman Characters, followed by a Vocabulary in which each word is placed under its root, with references to derived words in Cognate Languages, and a sketch of Sanskrit Grammar. By the Rev. THOMAS JARRETT, M.A. Trinity College, Regius Professor of Hebrew, late Professor of Arabic, and formerly Fellow of St Catharine's College, Cambridge. Demy Octavo.


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The transthe physical subject of the conduction of sation of Fourier's investigations into English Heat, but in every Chapter new views are has been ably effected by Mr Freeman, who opened up into vast fields of mathematical has also well and thoroughly annotated the speculation.


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dern mathematicians regard it, justly, as the “ It is time that Fourier's masterpiece, key which first opened to them the treasureThe Analytical Theory of Heat, trans- house of mathematical physics. It is still the lated by Mr Alex. Freeman, should be in- text-book of Heat Conduction, and there troduced to those English students of Mathe- seems little present prospect of its being matics who do not follow with freedom a superseded, though it is already more than treatise in any language but their own. It half a century old.”-Nature.


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A CATALOGUE OF AUSTRALIAN FOSSILS (including Tasmania and the Island of Timor), Stratigraphically and Zoologically arranged, by ROBERT ETHERIDGE, Jun., F.G.S., Acting Palæontologist, H.M. Geol. Survey of Scotland, (formerly AssistantGeologist, Geol. Survey of Victoria).

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OF ULPIAN. (New Edition, revised and enlarged.) With a Translation and Notes, by J. T. ABDY, LL.D., Judge of County Courts, late Regius Professor of Laws in the University of Cambridge, and BRYAN WALKER, M.A., LL.D., Law Lecturer of St John's College, Cambridge, formerly Law Student of Trinity Hall and Chancellor's Medallist for Legal Studies. Crown Octavo, 16s.

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have presented ment, and the fact that the new edition has Gaius to the reader with few notes and those made its appearance within four years from merely by way of reference or necessary the original production of the book, should explanation. Thus the Roman jurist is encourage the Syndics to further efforts in the allowed to speak for himself, and the reader same direction. The auspices under which feels that he is really studying Roman law Messrs Abdy and Walker produce their book in the original, and not a fanciful representa- are a guarantee that it is a scholarly and tion of it.”-Athenæum.

accurate performance; and Mr Abdy's pracThe number of books on various subjects tical experience as a County Court Judge of the civil law, which have lately issued from supplies a link between theory and practice the Press, shews that the revival of the study which, no doubt, has had a beneficial effect of Roman jurisprudence in this country is upon their work."-Law Journal. genuine and increasing. The present edition

THE INSTITUTES OF JUSTINIAN, translated with Notes by J. T. ABDY, LL.D., Judge of County Courts, late Regius Professor of Laws in the University of Cambridge, and formerly Fellow of Trinity Hall; and BRYAN WALKER, M.A., LL.D., Law Lecturer of St John's College, Cambridge ; late Fellow and Lecturer of Corpus Christi College ; and formerly Law Student of Trinity Hall. Crown Octavo, 16s.

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