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And thus we travel on, through fair weather and foul,-now under Athenian ascendancy, now Spartan, now Theban-passing in review the reverses and convulsions of the Peloponnesian War, Corcyra in sedition, Scione in revolt, Amphipolis lost and won, and that awful night-battle of Syracuse, called by Mr. Grote "the most picturesque battle in history,” fought as it was within the still waters of the land-locked bay, the glory of ancient harbours—the long, low barriers of Epipolæ and of the Hyblæan hills enclosing the doomed armament as within arms of stone—the white peak of Ætna brooding over the scene from afar, like the guardian spirit of the island-while the infinite variety of human emotion in the groups along the shore, closing with the close of the battle in one universal shriek of despair, has been described by the historian's eloquent critic in the Quarterly Review, as only equalled by that which went up from the spectators on the hills round about Jerusalem, when the last crash of the burning temple announced that their national existence was at an end. But this reverse only served to elicit the indomitable energy of the suffering people, cast down but not destroyed; and the History rather swells than declines in interest at this turning-point, and maintains its hold of . us “ to see the end,” through subsequent years of comparative dulness, and decadence the most evident, foreshowing and forerunning the death-in-life period of Hellas in extremis, of free-acting Greece in articulo mortis.

Mr. Grote had promised a critical résumé of the philosophies of Plato and Aristotle, to form part of the closing volume. “But as his History at large, so this volume in particular, outgrew his good intentions, and we are now to look forward (and marry we will) to the publication of this philosophical conspectus in a supplementary or complementary volume, the appearance of which, it may be presumed, will not be very long deferred. We tender our best congratulations to him, at parting, on the manner in which he has been enabled to carry through his grand enterprise. At Athens itself, within these few months, he has been lauded by a native Professor (Constantine Paparrogopoulos) as tou peyar Ayylor ιστοριογραφον ΓΕΩΡΓΙΟΝ ΓΡΟΤΕ. His own countrymen have reason, as well as himself, to be proud of a work which, to the erudition and patient investigation supposed to be monopolised by our Ger. man cousins, adds the practical shrewdness and sober sagacity of the English publicist. Mr. Grote is, like the best of the Germans

, a man of books; unlike a good many of them, he is something more: a man of thought, a man of sense, a man of action,-in fine, and ás éros ételv, a man of men.

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IN D E X

TO THE THIRTY-NINTH VOLUME.

A.

Campaign, Omer Pasha's, 507
ADVENTURES of Benjamin Bobbin the Central America, 260
Bagman. By Crawford Wilson, 76, Chaucer, Bell's, 252

By Crawford Wilson, 76, Cheshant, The Private Theatricals at,
199
Adventure, Lucy's, 416

161
Ainsworth, W. Harrison, Esq. The Constantinople, A Week in. By Las-
Spendthrift: a Tale of the Last

celles Wraxall, 304
Century, 10, 117, 227, 337, 441

Costello, Dudley - The Joint-Stock
Alison's Fifth Volume, 408

Banker : a Tale of the Day: Chap. I.
America, Central, 260

- The Man of the People. II.-
Amur, The, Expedition to the, 288

Modern Speculation. III.-An In-
Archbishop Whately: “ Thoughts and

ventor. IV.—The New Bank, 346.
Apophthegms,” 625

V.-A Loan Transaction. VI.--

Messrs. Oriole and Peacock's Esta-
Art, Decorative, in England, 406
Austria, The Court, Aristocraoy, and

blishment. VII.-Château Belmont,
Diplomacy of, 454

471. VIII.-A Kind Patron. IX.
-An Old Acquaintance. X.-An

Ally, 551
B.

Costello, Miss, "Lay of the Stork,”
Beanfield, A Glimpse at. By John 515
Stebbing, 502

Court, Aristocracy, and Diplomacy of
Beaumarchais and His Times, 171, 293 Austria, The, 454
Bell's Chaucer, 252
Benjamin Bobbin the Bagman, Adven-
tures of. By Crawford Wilson, 76,

D.
199
Browning's "Men and Women,” 64 Damascus and its Neighbourhood, 48
Bushby, Mrs.

, The Old and the New Decorative Art in England, 406
Year: a Song from the Danish, by, Differences, The, with the United
95

States, 221
By-ways of History. Wilmer's “De Disjointed Gossip from the other side
Homine Replegiando," 165. The

of the Big Pond. By the Author of
Mournful Marriage of Sir S. Mor-

"Our Cousin Veronica,” 575
land, 401, 621

Dock Warrants, The: a Tale of the

Times. By Dudley Costello, 31, 139,

236
C.

Dudley Costello-The Dock Warrants :
“Cachots," Mont St. Michel and its, a Tale of the Times, 31, 139, 236
131

Dynasty, Imperial, Peace and the, 331
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96

E.

VI.Messrs. Oriole and Peacock's
El Medinah and Meccah, 366

Establishment. VII. Château Bel.
England, Decorative Art in, 406. I mont, 471. VIII.-A Kind Patton.
Essayists and Reviewers, Prosings by IX. -An Old acquaintance:? X.

Monkshood about. VII.-Charles An Ally, 551
Lamb, 430

Journal, Raikes's, 387.1704 :1
Exhibition, The Royal Academy, fori
1856, 487

K. 1970 wi...,?!
Expedition, The, to the Amur, 288

Kerteh, A Winter in, 585 1.1
F.

L.
Falsehoods and Realities of the War, 19 Lake Ngami, 611 3. d.;?
Fielding, Lawrence's Life of, 154 Lamb, Charles. Prosings by Monks-
Fifth Volume of Alison, 408,-

-hood about the Essayists and Re-
Ford, Mother. By Charles William Viewers.. VII.- 430
Jayne, 485

Lawrence's Life of Fielding, 154

"Lay of the Stork,” Miss Costello's,
G.U.

515

ES JUN
Glimpse of Beanfield, A. By John Lewes's Life and Works of Goethe.
Stebbing, 502

New-Book Notes by Monkshood.
Goethe, Lewes's Life and Works of
New Books by Monkshood, 96

Lodgers, Our First, 186
Going to the Shows, 273

Lucy's Adventure, 416,7. blin
Gossip, Disjointed, from the other side III vill ju miut
of the Big Pond. By the Author of

M.
Qur Cousin Veronica,” 575 Macaulay's History of England. New
Grote's History of Greece. Mingle Book Notes by Monkshood, 206

Mangle by Monkshood, 533, 637 1 Man in the White Hat, The, a Sketch
Guizot's Richard Cromwell, 567

from Railway Life." By & Season

Ticket, 57 di Dowli
H.

Materfamilias, Miseries of a Wet Day
Her Majesty's Theatre, Re-opening of, Meccah, El Medinah and, 366

in the Country, by, 384
635
Heroes, How we treat our, 270

Medwin, Captain, the New Simonides
Heroine,

by, 383
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Homine Replegiando," 165 ; The Militia Review, How we went to see

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History of Greece, Grote's. Mingle

. Minehead Pilots, The, 204

Book Notes by Monkshood, 316
Mangle by Monkshood, 533 2009
Home, The Physician's, 599 911 Mingle-Mangle by Monkshood. Grote's
How I grew into an Old Maid, '83.

History of Greece, 533, 637
How we treat our Heroes, 270 Miseries of

a Wet Day in the Country.

By Materfamilias, 384
view, 74
COL, 10 va Monck, Mary C. F. The Old Year's

Death, 71
J.

Monkshood, New Book Notes by.
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Lewes's Life and Works of Goethe,
Jayne, Charles William, Mother Ford, 96. Macaulay's History of Eng.
by, 485

land, 206. Milan's Latin Chris
Joint-Stock Banker, The. A Tale of

tianity, 316
the Day. By Dudley, Costello. Vonkshood, Mingle - Mangle by.
Chap. I.-The Man of the People. Grote's History of Greece, 533, 637
II. - Modern Speculation. III.-

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Morland, Sir S., The Mournfuł Mar- Railway Life, A Sketch from. The
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Ticket, 57:11. JV79
Mont St. Michel and it's “Gachots,” Re-opening of Her Majesty's Theatre,
131

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Mother Ford. By Charles William, Richard Cromwell, Guizot's, 567
Jayne, 485

Royal Academy Exhibition, The, for
Mournful Marriage of Sir S. Morland, 1856, 487
The. By ways of History, 401, 621

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Sea Anemone, The Story of the, 628
New-Book Notes by Monkshood Sebastopol, 12% isil

Lewes's Life and Works of GoetheShows, Going to the, 273
96. Macaulay's History of Eng. Simonides, the News By Captain
land, 206. 'Milman's Latin Chris- Medwin, 383.
tianity,

3162 Spendthrift, The: a Tale of the Last
New Simonides, The.. By Captain Century. By W. Harrison Ains.
Medwin, 383

cio worth, Esq., 10, 117, 227, 337, 441
Ngami, Lake 611 Mein Stebbing, Joha, A Glimpse at Beanfield,
Night or two in Paris, A, 370:-1

Summer Days at Tenby, 495
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Old and the New Year, The. l A Song

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from the Danish, By Mrs. Bushby, Pénby, Summer days at, 495
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The Story of the Sea Anemone, 628
Old Maid, How I grew into an, 83.1Thoughts and Apophthegms, Arch-
Old Year's Death, The - By Mary C.

bisliop Whately's, 625
d) Monck, 71:.l that! Bill 1.1. Tom Elliot's Prize, 519
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Week, A, in Constantinople. By Las-
Tom Elliot's, 519

celles , 304
Prosings by Monkshood about the Wet Day in the Country, Miseries of
Essayists and Reviewers. VII. a. ; By Materfamilias, 384

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Charles Lamb, 430 What we are All About, 1

1 Wilmer's "De Homine Replegiando."
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By ways of History, 165
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Wilson, Crawford, Adventures of Ben-
Question of the Day, The, 111 Jl

jamin Bobbin the Bagman, by, 76

Winter, A, in Kertch, 585
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Wraxall, Lascelles. A Week in Con.
Raikes's Journal, 387

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