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Maryland charter down to the agreement of 1657. The most original and interesting feature of the monograph is its treatment of early Virginia Puritanism. A more exhaustive discussion of this subject is promised by the author for a forthcoming number of the “Studies." "In an appended paper Prof. H. B. Adams offers suggestions relative to Mr. Freeman's celebrated epigram, * History is past politics, and politics present history,” which is the motto of the Johns Hopkins Studies. Dr. Adams attributes the origin of the definition to the teachings of Arnold and Niebuhr, as received and assimilated by Freeman.
The September Holocaust. A Record of the Great Forest
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This little book describes in a most graphic way the terrible Minnesota forest fires of 1894. Only an eye-witness is competent to portray those scenes of horror. It is certainly desirable that some less ephemeral record of the catastrophe than the newspaper accounts of the day should be prepared for preservation, and this task has been performed by Mrs. Kelsey with fidelity. An especial merit of the book, which greatly enhances the value to Eastern readers, is its preliminary account of the home life and social condition of the settlers whose lives were imperiled and many of whom could not escape death from the flames.
nessed, and not the least effective of these bits of word-painting are the paragraphs which tell about the great Liberal leader's last appearance in the House of Commons. Napoleon Bonaparte's First Campaign. With comments
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Talmudic Sayings. Selected and Arranged by the Rev.
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One who is not acquainted at first hand with the teachings of the Taimud may feel the spirit of its practical and ethical wisdom in this series of characteristic selections. The translator has given renderings as literal as possible and grouped the "sayings" under some four-score subjects, alphabetically arranged from "Adversity" to " Workman." The range of subjects is wide enough to cover very many of the permanent problems of the moral and social life. These gems from the Talmud are exceedingly clear and belong to an ennobling order of thought.
uthors in the origin of his extensive orwegian blood andavían
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Professor Boyesen states in the preface to these essays that his “Commentary on the Writings of Henrik Ibsen", must be considered as supplementary to the present volume, and that a future volume will give attention to Runeberg, Mrs. Edgren, August Strindberg and Ochlewschlaeger. There are seven essays in the new book, devoted respectively to Björnsterne Björnson, Alexander Kielland, Jonas Lie, Hans Christian Andersen, Contemporary Danish Literature, Georg Brandes and Evaias Tegnér. Of these the first and the last occupy most space, about one hundred pages being given to Björnson and some seventy pages to Tegnér. Professor Boyesen is thoroughly at home in the domain of Scandinavian literature, both on account of his Norwegian blood and early life, and on account of his extensive reading of Scandinavian authors in the original. His style is delightfully genial and easy, and he gives a bit of personal reminiscence frequently. for he has been more or less acquainted with a number of the authors he is discussing. There is much in this volume which will be of novel and genuine interest to the American Jover of good literature. While Professor Boyesen as a Norseman is sufficiently sympathetic with the productions of Norwegian, Swedish and Danis genius, his criticism is enriched by the broad conceptions of a student of comparative literature. His hearty acceptance of realistic literary art as of a higher order than the traditional romantic and rhetorical is made evident upon many pages of this volume. Molière. Translated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley.
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photographs, as well as letterpress, the modern Chinaman as
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In Germany this brief introduction to the Herbartian system of education has passed through several editions. President De Garmo believes the translation will prove useful to American teachers. The volume presents in simple but competent manner the fundamental ideas of Herbart and their application to actual school work, the matter being divided into four parts treating respectively of the " Psychological Basis," the Ethical Basis,"*" Pedagogical Application," and * Special Methods, Examples of Concentration." The translation finds fitting place as an issue in Heath's " Pedagogical Library." Studies in American Education. By Albert Bushnell
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Aside from excellence of style and interest of subject matter, this little volume is to be commended for college use, because it is a notable example of the modern inductive. scientific method of historical study. Professor Edgren has given about forty-five pages to “L'Ancien Régime,” about seventy-five to “La Révolution," and the remaining portion of the text to “Napoléon Bonaparte." A portrait of Taine serves as frontispiece. Episodes from Mes Mémoires par Alexandre Dumas. La
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art of Egypt to the living American sculptors The remainder of the book describes the whole process of the sculptor's work as practiced to-day, and is primarily intended to be a guide to beginners. A score of illustrations from sketches made especially for this volume are of assistance in comprehending the text exactly. Mr. Partridge has given an admirably simple and attractive exposition of the technique of his art, and has furnished a list of valuable books on sculpture and an alphabetical list of sculptors and their principal works. He believes, and has expressed the belief in his" Art for America," noticed upon its appearance in this department of the REVIEW, that the "American people are actually on the threshold of an art era that may, if properly evolved, prove as beautiful, expressive and inspiring as is the sublime sculpture of Greece."
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ARTICLES IN THE MAY MAGAZINES.
Architectural Record.-New York. (Quarterly.) June 30. Musical Ideals of Architecture.-II. H. T. Booraem. Early Christian Architecture of Rome. W. P. P. Longfellow. Decorative Art. Candace Wheeler. Colonial Buildings of Rensselaerwyck. M. T. Reynolds. Origin of Greek Horizontal Curves. W. H. Goodyear. Lineal Perspective. G. A. Middleton. American Residences. Architectural Aberrations.-XIII. Egyptian Architecture. H. W. Desmond.
Atlantic Monthly,-Boston. May. Mars.-I. Atmosphere. Percival Lowell. The Political Depravity of the Fathers. John B. McMaster. Dr. Rush and General Washington. Paul L. Ford. New Figures in Literature and Art.-II. Richard H. Davis. Tramps with an Enthusiast. Olive Thorne Miller. A Talk Over Autographs.-II. George B. Hill. Christmas Shopping at Assuan. Agnes Repplier. A Standard Theatre. T. R. Sullivan. Some Notes on the Art of John La Farge. Cecelia Waern. Leconte de Lisle. Paul T. Lafleur. The American College,
Century Magazine.- New York. May. The Close of Lincoln's Career. Noah Brooks. Rubinstein: The Man and the Musician. Alexander Mc.
Arthur. Life of Napoleon Bonaparte.-VII. William M. Sloane. The Conquest of Arid America. William E. Smythe. The Heart of Dr. Livingstone Beyond the Adriatic-III. Harriet W. Preston. The Squandering of New York's Public Franchises. A. C. Bernheim.
“ The Chautauquan.-Meadville, Pa. May. The Fashions of the Nineteenth Century. Alice M. Earle. Great Acts of the English Parliament. T. Raleigh. The Dimensions of the Universe. Garrett P. Serviss. Conflict of Peoples in the Balkan Peninsula Carlo de Stefani. Recent Progress in Military Engineering. James Mercur. The German Drama. Sidney Whitman. Municipal Government in England. Edward Porritt. Queer Customs of the City of London. J. C. Thornley. Some Curiosities of Scottish Literature. William Wyė Smith. Why We Laugh. Camille Melinand. Journalism in the Protestant Episcopal Church. G, A. Cars.
tensen. General Zachary Taylor. Ralph D. St. John.
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Jr. The Great Steamers of Long Island Sound. William A. Fair
burn. Parks, Parkways and Pleasure Grounds. F. L. Olmsted. The Illumination of Streets by Electricity. F. L. Pope. Economy in Railway Operation. L. F. Loree. A Marvel of Mechanical Achievement. The Bicycle.) R.
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