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THIRD SERIES, VOLUME IV.
PUBLISHED BY JAMES MUNROE AND COMPANY.
VOL. XXII. – THIRD SERIES, VOL. IV.
1 Art. II. — The Question of Expediency.
13 Art. III. - Text-Book of Ecclesiastical History. By J. C. I.
GIESELER. Translated from the third German Edition,
by Francis CUNNINGHAM. Art. IV. - A Harmony of the Gospels. By Lant CarPENTER, LL. D., Minister of the Gospel.
43 Art. V. - Poems. By WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT. Fourth Edition.
59 Art. VI. — The Sunday School. A Discourse pronounced
before the Sunday School Society. By WILLIAM E.
68 Art. VII. - The Young Lady's Friend. By a Lady. 90 Art. VIII. — Remarks on the Four Gospels. By W. H. FURNESS.
101 NOTICES AND INTELLIGENCE. · Robinson's Greek and En
glish Lexicon of the New Testament. Brownson's
124 EDITORIAL NOTICE.
No. II. Art. I. — The Young Man's Friend. By A. B. Muzzer. 137 Art. II. - Notices of the Rev. Bezaleel Howard, D.D., of
Springfield ; being the Substance of the Rev. Mr. Pea
body's Discourse at his Interment, February 22, 1837. 157 ART. III. -'H KAINH AIAOHKH. The Greek Testa
mnent, with English Notes, Critical, Philological, and
Exegetical. By the Rev. S. T. BLOOMFIELD, D. D. 170 ART. IV. Cours de Droit Naturel, professé à la Facultié
des Lettres de Paris, par M. TH. Jouffror. Premiere
181 Art. V. - 1. Mammon ; or, Covetousness the Sin of the
Christian Church. By Rev. JOHN HARRIS.
and the Happy Effects which would flow from a spirit
3. The Philosophy of Benevolence. By PARACELSUS
218 Art. VI. — 1. Schiller's Song of the Bell. Translated for
the Boston Academy of Music. By S. A. Eliot.
235 Art. VII. — Physical Theory of Another Life. By the AuTHOR OF NATURAL HISTORY OF ENTHUSIASM.
245 ART. VIII. – History of Worcester, Massachusetts. By WILLIAM Lincoln.
254 NOTICES AND INTELLIGENCE. - Robinson's Hebrew and Eng
lish Lexicon. Morgridge's True Believer's Defence.
Unitarianism in England. — The Church of England. - Specimens of Foreign Standard Literature. 265
No. III. Art. I. - Clerical Studies: being the Substance of a Dissertation read before an Association of Ministers.
273 ART. II. The Miracles of Jesus
283 ART. III. — The Evidences of the Genuineness of the Gospels. By ANDREWS Norton. Vol. I.
821 ART. IV. Memoir of the Rev. Bernard Whitman. By Jason WHITMAN.
344 ART. V. - The Elements of Moral Science. By FRANCIS WAYLAND, D.D.
364 ART. VI. — Miriam ; A Dramatic Poem.
382 ART. VII. - 1. The Duties of Hard Times. A Sermon
preached to the First Church, on Sunday Morning,
April 28, 1837. By its Minister, N. L. FroTHINGHAM.
preached at Portsmouth, N. H., May 14, 1837. By
ered in the Congregational Church in Purchase Street,
LEY, Pastor of that Church.
ond Unitarian Church, and also in the First Parish
392 NOTICES AND INTELLIGENCE. - Fox's Ministry of Jesus
Christ. - Cole's Meditations for the Sick. — Haven's
THIRD SERIES - No. X.
ART. I. - Dramas, by JOANNA BAILLIE. In Three Volumes.
8vo. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, & Co. 1836.
We are now in possession of no less than seven volumes of Joanna Baillie's Dramas ; – the three volumes of plays on the Passions, which were published some years ago, a volume of miscellaneous plays, and the volumes before us. This collection may easily be called the richest gift which has been made to English dramatic literature in the present age ; and we believe, that there are many who would not charge us with extravagance,
if we were to say, that it is the richest which has been ever made to it, excepting the unapproached donation of the plays of Shakspeare. In offering such an opinion, we enter not into the question of individual genius. We remember the works, -a large portion indeed of which we should not grieve to forget, -of Ben Jonson, Beaumont and Fletcher, Massinger, Otway, and others. But, regarding both quantity and quality, intellectual elevation and moral influence, truth of substance and beauty of form, and holding a fair balance both of merits and defects, we hesitate not to place the name of this lady above even those distinguished names. However some of those writers
have excelled her in the graces of poetry and the flashes of intellect, there is a sustained dignity, a pure loftiness in her muse, which, with other attributes of power and beauty, entitle her to the precedence. But, if the charge of extravaVOL. XXII. - 30. s. VOL. IV. NO. I.