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T HE Treaty of peace between Denmark and the two leading German Powers was signed on the 30th October. Its main pro- visions are, as expected, that Holstein, Lauenburg,...

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MR. LOWE'S LAST EFFORT. T HE ideas of a Dissenting minister expressed in the style of an Oxford Don—that, but for the mischief it will do, would be a sufficient description of...

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INTELLECTUAL POLITICIANS. Europe that love of freedom which alone can

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use intellectual culture with full advantage, than all the forces of German thought and learning could effect without the popular disci- pline of great self-denials and the...

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N OTWITHSTANDING the excitement it has created, the crime of which Muller has just been most righteously convicted has from the moment of his arrest been one of a very...

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THE BROAD CHURCH IN SCOTLAND. game. There are signs nevertheless

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that the doubt which is for the hour the question of English Churchmen, the lawful limit of freedom within the pule, is also felt in Scotland. No minister of importance seems...

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Lee. The poison , however, had penetrated even there, though a

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I E had hoped, we must confess, to avoid all further man not friendly to Dr. Lee was elected Moderator. Dr. Leo in mention of the conquest of Denmark by Germany. On the merit...

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111HE British public appear to prefer a decidedly distinct state of mind with respect to their play no less than to their work. It is curious to notice how combative they...

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T HE death of John Leech is a great loss to the public, but not exactly for the reason which is to-day upon everybody's lip. He was not a great caricaturist, or a caricaturist...

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The first performance of the present season, in what the

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man- for a change in the King's intention which shall permit her own ager fairly called the " New " Olympic Theatre—so thoroughly daughter, instead of the unwilling half -...

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his brother George is said to have played into the hands of the English) joined Arran, and after an unsuccessful attempt at Mel, rose overtook and routed the English at Ancram...

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THE PERPETUAL CURATE.* THE Perpetual Curate, though it perhaps contains no single sketch quite so fresh and full of humour as Tozer the dairyman and principal chapelwarden of...

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Mn. KATE cannot be accused of writing on too compressed a scale. The first volume of this history contains 640 pages, very closely printed, illustrated with ample notes, a...

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Hrxturrrs CARACOIOLO is a Neapolitan lady, daughter of Caracciolo, and belonging to one of the four princely houses of Naples, who having been forced when a mere girl into the...

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of the documents edited by Mr. Stevenson, in illustration of the Anglo-French wars during the reign of our Henry VI., appeared in 1861, and has now been completed by two...

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The Quarterly Review. October, 1864. (John 3lurray.)—Every one will turn with interest to the paper on John Gibson Lockhart, and most readers will lay it down with a slight...

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Voices of Sacred Song for Quiet Hours, from One Hunared

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Authors - , edited by W. F. Oilmen (London, J. Nisbet, 1864), is an elegant little volume, for which the best poems of religious authors and the most religious poems of authors...

The Judgment of Conscience, and Other Sermons. By the late

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Arch- bishop Whately. (Longman and Co.)—This little volume contains such of Dr. Whately's unpublished discourses as had not been substan- tially given to the world in his...

The Religion of the Universe. By Robert Fellowes, LL.D. Third

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edition. (Williams and Norgate.)—This edition of Dr. Fellowes's mildly deistical essay is fortified by a preface, in which the editor favours us with another short essay which...

Leaves from the Records of St. Hubert's Club; or, Reminiscences

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of Sporting Expeditions in Many Lands. By Captain Bulger, 10th Regiment. (London, L. Booth.)—Books of adventure are always accep- table to a large class of readers who are not...

The Warriors of our Wooden Walls and their Victories. By

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J. Brad- shawe Walker. (Aylott and Son.)—There have been several publications on this theme lately. Mr. Walker's volume is equal to the best of them. Tho narrative is spirited...

First He l p in Accidents. By Charles H. Schaible, M.D., Ph.D.,

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Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, &c.—That a Professor of the German. Language at Woolwich, an Examiner of German Literature in the University of London, should also be a clever...

The Convocation and the Crown in Council. By Henry Edward

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Manning, D.D. (Longman and Co.)—Cardinal Wiseman is said to have expressed his readiness to return to the Church of England all the converts from her except one, and this one is...

The Chronicle of the "Conpleat Angler." By Thomas Westwood. (Willis

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and Sotheran.)—This beautiful volume contains an account of all the various editions of Walton and Cotton's famous book. It appeals of course to book collectors, and mainly to...

A New System of Musical Gymnastics. By Moses C. Tyler.

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(W. Tweedie.)—Mr. Tyler is the Principal of the London School of Physical Education, and he contends that the object of gymnastics should be to develop not mere muscular...

the present number are so superior to those in the

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preceding ones that we cannot help thinking they are by a different hand,---although the same name appears in the title-page. The engraver has certainly been changed. The...

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Lucy Atkin, by P. IT. Le Breton; Annals of the Chinch in Plaitbwaite, by C. A. Hulbert; the Life of Robert Stephenson, EMS , by J. C. Jeaffreson. 2 vole (Longman & Co.)-Abbot's...