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THEOLOGY AND RELIGION.—The Christian Element in Plato, 342– Dr.
Bushnell's Christian Nurture, 313—Dr. Adams's Evenings with the
Doctrines, 346-Müller's Life of Trust, 347-Alexander's Thoughts on
Preaching, 349—Hudson on Human Destiny, 351—Dr. Murray's Dying
Legacy, 351—Dr. Bushnell on the Character of Jesus, 352.
BIBLICAL INTERPRETATION.- Ebrard's Commentary on the Epistles of John,
352—Dr. Alexander's Notes on New Testament Literature, etc., 353—
Dr. Conant's Revision of Matthew, 353—Dr. Alexander's Commentary
on Matthew, 354.
History AND BIOGRAPHY.-Cornelius's History of the Münster Insurrection,
355— Prof. Smith's Edition of Hagenbach's History of Doctrines, 356–
Gangooly's Life and Religion of the Hindoos, 357—Motley's History of
the United Netherlands, 358-Jones's Vindication of the Baptists, 359
- New Editions of Hallam, of Milman's Gibbon, 359—of Hume's Eng-
land, of Milman's Latin Christianity, 360 — Greene's Biographical
SCIENTIFIC.--Annual of Scientific Discovery, 360—Coins, Medals and Seals,
Ancient and Modern, 361—True's Elements of Logic, 362.
GENERAL LITERATURE.—National Edition of Irving's Works, 362— Bacon's
Essays, with Annotations by Whately, 363—Recreations of a Country
Pastor, 363—Grimm's Popular Tales, 364,
THEOLOGICAL AND LITERARY INTELLIGENCE,
GERMANY.–Deaths, Periodicals, 365–6–Works in Theology, Philosophy,
Classical Literature and Philology, 367. FRANCE-New Works, 368.
mons, 523—Fuller's Remains, 524—Tracts for the Churches, 524—The Hand-
Book of the Presbyterian Church, 525—Frey's Scripture Types, 525.
History AND BIOGRAPHY.-The World's Progress, 526—Macaulay's History of
England, 526—The Rebellion Record, 527.
“ National Edition" of Irving's Works, 528 – Willson's
Framley Parsonage, 681-Harpers' Greek and Latin Text-Books, ib.-
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NO. CIII.-JANUARY, 1861.
ARTICLE I.-MACAULAY'S ESSAYS.
Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays. By LORD MACAULAY.
With a Memoir and Index. Six volumes. New-York : Sheldon & Co.'
The last two years have been fertile in the deaths of distinguished men. Science, genius, reputation, have seemed specially obnoxious to the shafts of the great destroyer, and their gifted children have passed, in rapid succession, from the sphere of their earthly brilliancy and triumphs to
“ The dread unknown – the night beyond the tomb.” Among the distinguished men who, within that period, have finished their earthly career, and had set upon their destinies and their fame the seal of immortality, we doubt if any other has filled so conspicuous a place, or exerted so wide-we will not say so potent--an influence, as the eminent man whose name graces the head of our article. Few whose literary recollection runs back over the last thirty-five years, but will recall the sensation created by the appearance of an article in the Elinburgh Review, on the poetical and political character of the poet-statesman, whose sanctified genius shed its lustre over the stormy times of the Great Rebellion. The Essay on Milton showed that there was a new “ Richmond in the field;" that a noble and princely intellect had taken its seat on one of a
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