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EMBELLISHMENTS.

Page.

The Old Letter,

774

1, CROMWELL REFUSING THE CROWN OF The Glove,

774

ENGLAND.
A Woman's No,

775

2, Sir CHARLES LYELL.

Passing Array,

775

3, PRINCE GORTCHAKOFF.

My Mother's Grave,

775

4. GOLDWIN SMITH.

Enigma,

776

5, CATHARINE II., EMPRESS OF Russia. Sonnet,

776

6, LORD STRATFORD DE REDCLIFFE.

Grief is Short and Joy is Long,

756

ART MISCELLANY, 141-143; 271-272; 527-528.
PO ETRY.

SCIENCE MISCELLANY, 137-141; 269-271; 398-

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400; 525-257; 654-655; 778-780.

In the Shadow,

VARIETIES, 143-144; 272; 400; 528; 655-656.

102

NOTICES, LITERARY, 131-137; 267-269; 397-

After the Storm, .

130

398; 524-525; 651-654; 777-778

November,

131

On Hearing a lark Sing,

131

А

To an Indian Gold Coin,

131 An Empty Grave and a Nameless Man, 741

Trodden Flowers,

131 Albany, The Countess of,

448

Dreams of the Past,

132 America, The Last Campaign in, . 607, 670

Dreamland

132 Antoinette, Marie

162

An Athenian Story,

132 A New Atmosphere,

137

Time's Arabs,

132 Art, The Hierarchy of,

476, 678

By Our Hearth,

133

Art, Sacred and Legendary.

136

At the Gate,

133 Art, Dutch,

76

Song for the New Year,
13+ Arabian Nights,

651

Nineveh,

218 Aunt Tabitha's Railway Adventures, 117

The Lingering Rose

264 Autumn Holiday,

268

On the Cliffs,

265

B

Sonnet,

265

Baden-Baden,

80

Of Moods,

265

229

Give me Back the Days,

Balzac and Thackeray, Style of,

266

124

Bells by Night

Brazil, The Royal Family of,

266

Two,

Browning,

273, 415

266

One Note Wrong

266

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In the Fields,

353 Cyrene, Discoveries at,

738

In the Sunshine,

395 Catharine II., of Russia,

641

Twilight in the North,

396 Château Chambord

755

Reverie,

396 China, A Year in,

137

Very Long Ago,

396 Chronicles of the Schönberg, Cotta Family, 137

The E'en Brings a Hame,

397 Circumstantial Evidence,

693

Our Widowed Queen, .

447 Cleopatra,

136, 477

A City Flower,

820 Coleridge, Samuel Taylor,

659

Time and Love,

521 Cornaro, Catharine

220, 634, 689

The Old Cathedral Organist,

521 Crimean War, History of,

Three Maidens,

521 Cromwell Refusing the Crown,

128

A Child Asleep, .

521 Currency, Theories of,

396

The Dead Language,

522

D

The Croakers,

523

19

Leisure,

Dahomey, Mission to,

523

Lines Written in a Franciscan Convent,

Debtor's Laws, History of,

69

523

42

Day and Night,

Dickens, Charles

591

269

Friar Ives at Acre,

Diary of Mrs. Kitty Trevylyan,

648

563

Let us Make the Best of it,

Dragoons, English and their Horses

649

76

Sick in the City, .

Dutch Arty

649

The Worker,

650

E

The Rash Vow,

650 Edinburgh University, Reminiscences of, 572

Thor at the Bridge,

773 Egypt, Discoveries in,

89

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Ellicott's Commentary,

524
Electricity, What is it,

297
Emerson, R. W. Poems and Essays, 654
England, Jurisprudence in,

175
English History, Revolutions in,

135
Evidence, Circumstantial

696

F
Fauche's Ramayana,

134
Faustus,

97
Following the Flag,

398
French Cochin China,

726
French Anti-Clerical Novels,

239
French Greenbacks,..

441

G
Goethe's Faustus,

97
Gnosticism,

508
Going to the Cattle Show,

382
Gortchakoff,

393
Greenbacks, French

441
Giuseppe and His Times,

367

H.
Hamlet,

455
History of Debtor's Laws,

69
Historical Novels,

284
Hours at Home,

525
Hymns of the Ages,

137

I
Illiad, The, Lord Derby's Translation of, 401
Ireland, Present State of,

311
Isaiah, The Old Age of, :

59
Italy, History of Painting in,

724
Italy, the Future of,

626
In the Lion's Den,

748

J.
Java Life,

24

L
Lamb, Charles

529
La Maudit,

239
Language, Lectures on the Science of, 136
La Religieuse,

239
Leech, John

237
Lepanto, The Battle of,

357
Louis XVI. and Marie Antoinette, Times of, 162
Lyell, Sir. Charles, .

262

M
Man and Nature,

269
Mariette's Discoveries,

89
Methodist Episcopal Church, History of, 268
Modern Phases of Jurisprudence in England, 175
Mountain Beauty, On.

542
Mont St. Michel,

620
Mystery of the Bloody Hand, The

437, 554

N
Napoleon III., The Boyhood of,

733
Napoleon and the Buried Treasure in Persia, 122
National Colors and Devices,

293
National Life, Moral Elements of,

354
Noel Rashleigh's Wedding, .

323

Page,

0
Orvieto,

487
Ourselves Considered as Spectres : 348

Р
Painting, Epochs of,

135
Painting in Italy, History of,

724
Painting, History of, in Italy,

802
Painting in Italy, History of,

724
Pairiters, A Group of French,

287
Peking Gazette, The, .

515
Pentateuch, The, and the Pyramids, 114
Petticoat Intrigue, A, .

769
Poetry, English,

273, 415
Politeness, Insular and Continental, 154
Praed, Winthrop Mackworth,

410
Presbyterian and Theological Review,

269
Pyramids, The, and the Pentateuch, 114

Q
Queen Elizabeth, Birthplace of,

184 -

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Religion and Chemistry,

397
Reminiscences of Edinburgh University, 572
Roland, Madam, .

194
Roman Imperialism, The rise of,

427
Roman Manners under the earlier Emperors, 190
Roman Empire, Boyle Lectures,

267
Russian History of the Crimean War, : 1

S
Sandwich Islands, Politics of,

501
Scottish Church, History of,

397
Sculpture, The Tuscan School of,

588
Shoeburyness and the Big Guns,

126
Smith, Prof. Goldwin, .

520
Soldier, A. of the Old School,

510
Sorcery, Ancient and Modern,

388
Spencer as a Sacred Poet,

210
Spiritualism and Art,

135
Stratford De Redcliffe, Lord,

765
Stradivari, Anthony,

524
Statesmanship in Constitutional Countries, 145
Stephenson, Robert, Life of,

653
Sunniside, A visit to,

497
Sepoy War in India, History of,

777

T
Teheran to Samarcand, From,
Tennyson,

273
Thackeray and Balzac, Style of, 229, 340
The Model's Story's,

255
The Twin Sisters of’Malta,

36
Todleben, Gen. History of Crimean War, 1
Tuileries, The,

600
Tuscan School of Sculpture, The, 588

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Vattermare, Alexander,

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[The French and English histories of this im war. Many soldiers and sailors of all portant war have been before the world for a considerable time, and so essentially differing in many dividual act of heroism might be singled

ranks did their devoir bravely; many inparticulars as to call for an umpire to reconcile condicting authorities. General Todleben's masterly out for unqualified praise. There was work, therefore-a clear and able review of which no lack of zeal, courage, or devotedness we here present to our readers—will be welcomed in either of the armies engaged, nor in by all students of history who wish to arrive at their chiefs; but (blunders apart) they the truth. It will be seen that the Russian version quite often differs from Mr. Kinglake's history, proceeded regularly and systematically, and sides with the French view.—Ed. Eclectic.) without one original conception, with

out one flash of light; whilst TodleIt is an old maxim, that occasions ben, with his combinations of earthworks, make men, yet it is an indisputable fact changed the entire face of things at the that the Crimean War produced only one very crisis of the enterprise. And this mau of genius, founded only one high and he did, after a calm survey and careful darable reputation, and added only one calculation of the respective means and inrention or discovery of magnitude to resources of the assailants and the assailour preexisting knowledge of the art of ed. It is both fitting and fortunate, there

fore, that he should be selected by the Déjense de Sibastopol. Ouvrage Rédigé sous Russians to write or edit their version la Direction du Lieutenant General Todleben, Aide of the events which the cultivated world de-Camp Général de S. M. I Empereur. Tome I.

, have hitherto been obliged to learn alPremière Partie. Tome II., Seconde Partie. Quarto, pp. 720. Saint Pétersbourg: Imprime- most exclusively from French and Engrie N. Phieblin et Cie. 1863.

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lish histories; histories differing so essenNEW SERIES—VOL. I., No. 1.

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tially, that a mediator of authority will point of view; a course of proceeding be gladly welcomed by readers of all which we are led to adopt, as well by countries who are not uiterly indifferent the preëxisting lack of information from about the truth.*

Russian sources, as by the form and Questions of conflicting evidence exer- character of the book under review. The cise a kind of fascination on the mind, promised English version seems to be ininspiring a lively interest quite independ- definitely postponed ; and the circulation ently of their inherent importance; and of the French edition now before us as the controversies raised by M. Bazan- (price, when completed, from fourteen to court and Mr. Kinglake largely affect sixteen guineas) will certainly be confined both national rivalries and personal char. to a small and select class. * acter, it would be passing strange if It will be remembered that all public either Frenchmen and Englishmen, so documents bearing on the subject have recently engaged in animated competi- been placed at the disposal of the editor; tion, bad suddenly become cold to the that he has been allowed to select his resulting glory or shame. Was the bat. assistants from the army list; and that tle of the Alma decided by the British the whole expenses of the work are deadvance against the Russian right and frayed from the imperial treasury. It is centre, or by the turning movement of therefore, to all intents and purposes, an the French ? Was it the British or the official publication, as was M. de BazanFrench commander who shrank from court's; and this we conceive to be a carrying out the expedition as a coup de most material deduction from its authormain? Which of them hesitated to ity. Giving General Todleben full credit attack the Northern Forts on the land for independence of spirit, love of truth, side ? Who suggested or urged the flank and the best intentions, he is still the march? Who declined the proposal for organ of an autocrat; he is writing (so an assault when the formidable Nalakoff to speak) in the fetters of authority; he was an easily accessible and half-fortified is safe from domestic criticism ; and untower? Who bore the brunt of those less his narrative had been approved by terrible morning hours at Inkermann ? his imperial employer, it would have been And who, all things considered, contrib- suppressed. There have arisen obvious uted most to the final triumph of the causes whilst the work was in progress Allies? We are not going to reöpen or for giving it a tone not disagreeable to reärgue any of these questions, although the French; and national vanity might we may inadvertently throw light upon coöperate with policy to confirm the them as we proceed. We propose to ciaims to superior prowess put forth by place ourselves as nearly as we can in the or on behalf of our allies. If at Alma or position of the Russians, and describe the Inkermann they took an equal sbare with main features of the siege from their the British in the fight, so much the

more glory would accrue to the van*“ Francis Todleben, whose name was to be quisbed, whom (it would thus be made at the commencement of his military career when to appear) nothing less than a series of the Eastern war broke out, It is to this war, combined efforts by the opposing armies and the inexhaustible genius he displayed in his could bear back. We never yet met obstinate defence of Sebastopol, that he owes the with a French account of Waterloo in elevated rank he now holds.

which the Prussians did not figure as “Son of a merchant of Mittau, Todleben was born on the 25th May, 1818. After having com

the real victors; and if we are to put pleted his studies in the schools of Riga, he was faith in M. Thiers, the Spaniards in the admitted into the College of Engineers at St. Petersburg. At the beginning of the war, he * The maps and plans (eighteen in number) are was only second captain of engineers: he distin. on the largest and most expensive scale, but they guished himself under the orders of General are neither so manageable nor so clear as those Childers, and was then sent to the Crimea. In prepared by the Topographical Depot to accomless than a year he passed successively through pany the English Journal of Engineers' Operations the grades of captain, commandant, lieutenant- before Sebastopol. There is a corresponding colonel, adjutant-colonel, marshal de camp, and French work, entitled Journal des Op'rations du adjutant-general, and received from his sovereign Génie, publié avec l' Autorisation du Ministre de la the highest marks of esteem and consideration." Guerre. Par Le Général Niel. Avec un altas -Bazancourt, vol. ii. p. 8. He is uniformly in folio de 15 planches. Paris : Libraire Mili. named Lieutenant-Colonel in his book.

taire, 1858.

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