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CONTENTS OF No. 231.

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ART. I. - 1. Report of the Commissioners appointed to inquire

into the State of Popular Education in England, and

the Reports of Assistant Commissioners, Evidence,

&c. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by

command of Her Majesty. 6 vols. 8vo. March,

1861.

2. Popular Education in England, being an Abstract

of the Report of the Royal Commissioners on Edu-

cation : with an Introduction and Summary Tables.

By Herbert S. Skeats. London : 1861.

3. The Popular Education of France, with Notices of

that of Holland and Switzerland. By Matthew Ar-

nold, M.A., Foreign Assistant Commissioner to the

Education Commission, one of Her Majesty's In-

spectors of Schools. London : 1861.

4. Suggestions on Popular Eucation. By Nassau W.

Senior, Esq., one of the Commissioners appointed to

inquire into the State of Popular Education. 8vo.

London : 1861, .

II.- 1. Reliquien von Albrecht Dürer. Von Dr. Campe.

Nüremberg : 1828.

2. Das Leben und die Werke Albrecht Dürer's. Von

Joseph Heller. Bamberg: 1827.

3. Leben und Wirken Albrecht Dürer's. Von Dr. A.

von Eye. Nördlingen: 1860, . . . , 39

III.- 1. Recherches sur l’Emplacement de Carthage. Par

C. T. Falbe, Capitaine de Vaisseau et Consul-Général

de Danemarck. Paris : 1833.

2. Recherches sur la Topographie de Carthage. Par

M. Dureau de la Malle, Membre de l'Institut. Paris:

1835.

3. Fouilles à Carthage. Aux frais et sous la direction

de M. Beulé, Membre de l'Institut. Paris: 1861.

4. Carthage and her Remains; being an Account of

the Excavations and Researches on the Site of the

Phænician Metropolis in Africa and other adjacent

places. Conducted under the auspices of Her Ma-

jesty's Government. By Dr. N. Davis, F.R.G.S.,

&c. London : 1861.

5. On recent Excavations and Discoveries on the Site

of ancient Carthage. Communicated to the Society

of Antiquaries, by Augustus W. Franks, Esq., M.A.,

Director, .

. 65

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IV. - Obras completas de Fernan Caballero. 13 vols. Ma.

drid : 1856–1859, .

. 99

V.— The Life of Richard Porson, M.A., Professor of Greek

in the University of Cambridge from 1792 to 1808.

By the Rev. John Selby Watson, M.A. London:

1861, .

. . . . . 130

VI. — Die Gräfin von Albany. Von Alfred von Reumont.

2 vols. Berlin : 1860, . . . . 145

VII. - History of Civilization in England. By Henry Thomas

Buckle. Volume the Second. London : 1861, 183

VII).- Explorations and Adventures in Equatorial Africa,

with Accounts of the Manners and Customs of the

People, and of the Chase of the Gorilla, Crocodile,

Leopard, Elephant, Hippopotamus, and other Ani-

mals. By Paul B. Du Chaillu. London : 1861, 212

IX.-1. Della Riforma Cattolica della Chiesa. Frammenti

di Vincenzo Gioberti pubblicati per Cura di Giu-

seppe Massari. Volume unico. Torino: 1856.

2. Delle cinque Piaghe della Santa Chiesa. Lugano :

1848.

3. La Costituzione secondo la Giustizia Sociale. Mi-

lano : 1848.

4. An Outline of the Life of the Very Rev. Antonio

Rosmini, Founder of the Institute of Charity. Edited

by the Rev. Father Lockhart. London : 1856.

5. Discours du Comte de Cavour, et Discussion à la

Chambre des Députés sur la Question de Rome.

Turin: 1861.

6. Deuxième Lettre à M. de Cavour, President du

Conseil des Ministres à Turin. Par M. le Comte de

Montalembert. Paris : 1861.

7. La Questione Italiana nel Novembre 1860; al

Sommo Pontefice, Papa Pio IX. . Asisi : 1860,

8. Allocuzione detta dalla Santita di N. S. Papa Pio

IX, nel Concistoro Segreto del 18 Marzo, 1861.

Rome.

9. Devotion to the Pope. By Frederick William Fa-

ber, D.D., Priest of the Oratory of St. Philip Neri.

London : 1860, .

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ART. I.-1. The History of England from the Accession of

James the Second. Fifth Volume. By Lord Ma-

caulay. Edited by his Sister, Lady Trevelyan.

London : 1861.

2. The New Examen; or an Enquiry into the Evi-

dence relating to certain Passages in Lord Macau-

lay's History. By John Paget, Barrister-at-Law.

Edinburgh and London : 1861, .

. 279

II.-1. Les Moines d'Occident, depuis Saint Benoît jusqu'à

Saint Bernard. . Par le Comte de Montalembert.

Tomes I. II. Paris : 1860.

2. The Monks of the West, from St. Benedict to St.

Bernard. By the Count de Montalembert. Au-

thorised Translation. 2 vols. Edinburgh : 1861, 318

III.- Economie Rurale de la France depuis 1789. Par M.

Leonce de Lavergne, Membre de l'Institut, Paris :

1860,

. 348

IV.-1. Historical Memoir of the O'Briens, with Notes,

Appendix, and a Genealogical Table of their several

Branches. By John O'Donoghue, A.M. Dublin :

1860.

2. Irish History and Irish Character. By Goldwin
Smith. Oxford : 1861, . . .

370

V.-1. The Church History of Scotland from the Com-

mencement of the Christian Era to the present Cen-

tury. By the Rev. John Cunningham, Minister of

Crieff. 2 vols. 1859.

2. Lectures on the History of the Church of Scotland

from the Reformation to the Revolution Settlement.

By the late Rev. John Lee, D.D. LL.D., Principal

of the University of Edinburgh. With Notes and

Appendices from the Author's Papers. Edited by

his Son, the Rev. W. Lee. 2 vols. 1860, . . 394

VI.- The Story of Burnt Njal, or Life in Iceland at the

end of the Tenth Century. From the Icelandic of

the Njal's Saga. By George Webbe Dasent, D.C.L.

2 vols. 8vo. Edinburgh : 1861, .

. 425

VII.- 1. The Province of Jurisprudence Determined. Being

the first part of a series of Lectures on Jurisprudence

or the Philosophy of Positive Law. By the late

John Austin, Esq., M.A., of the Inner Temple, Bar-

rister-at-Law. 2nd Edition. London : 1861.

2. Ancient Law: its Connection with the early His-

tory of Society, and its Relation to Modern Ideas.

By Henry, Sumner Maine, Reader of the Civil Law

in the Middle Temple, and formerly Regius Pro-

fessor of the Civil Law in the University of Cam-

bridge. London : 1861, . . . . 456

VIII. - Histoire du Consulat et de l'Empire. Tome XIX.

Par M. A. Thiers. Paris : 1861, . . • 486

IX.- 1. Poems. By Elizabeth Barrett Browning. 4th ed.

3 vols. London: 1856.

2. Aurora Leigh. By Elizabeth Barrett Browning.

London : 1856.

3. Poems before Congress. By Elizabeth Barrett

Browning London : 1860, . ..

. 513

X.-Sunday: its Origin, History, and present Obligation;

considered in Eight Lectures, preached before the

University of Oxford in the year 1860, on the

Foundation of the Rev. John Bampton, M.A.,

Canon of Salisbury. By James Augustus Hessey,

D.C.L., Head Master of Merchant Taylors School, -

Preacher to the Hon. Society of Gray's Inn, &c.

London : 1860, . . . . . 535

XI. 1. Slavery and Secession in America, Historical and

Economical. By Thomas Ellison. London : 1861.

2. The American Crisis considered. By Charles

Lempriere, D.C.L. London : 1861.

3. Causes of the Civil War in America. By John

Lothrop Motley. (Reprinted by permission from

the · Times.') London : 1861.

4. The Great Conspiracy and England's Neutrality.

Mr. Jay's Address at Mount Kisco, New York.

The fourth of July, 1861, . . . . 556

Note on Minute of the Committee of Council on Educa-

tion of the 29th July, . .

. 588

. Note on the Topography of Carthage, . . . 589

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EDINBURGH REVIEW,

JULY, 1861.

No. CCXXXI.

Art. 1. – 1. Report of the Commissioners appointed to inquire

into the State of Popular Education in England, and the Reports of Assistant Commissioners, Evidence, &c. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of Her Majesty.

Six volumes 8vo. March, 1861. 2. Popular Education in England, being an Abstract of the

Report of the Royal Commissioners on Education : with an Introduction and Summary Tables. By HERBERT S.

SKEATS. London: 1861. 3. The Popular Education of France, with Notices of that of

Holland and Switzerland. By MATTHEW ARNOLD, M. A., Foreign Assistant Commissioner to the Education Commis

sion, one of H. M.'s Inspectors of Schools. London: 1861. 4. Suggestions on Popular Education. By NASSAU W.

SENIOR, Esq., one of the Commissioners appointed to inquire into the State of Popular Education. 8vo. London : 1861. VIXED Commissions of Inquiry, composed of able and

independent men, have on many occasions rendered great service to the work of legislative improvement and social reform in this country. These bodies, selected for a temporary and defined purpose, partake at once of the character of a Parliamentary Committee and of that of an Administrative Board - they have something of the representative composition of the former, and something of the unity of purpose of the latter. But their responsibility is, like that of a jury, rather personal than collective; the members of such a Commission are com

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