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10. Peer's American Education.
Appendix to Critical Notices.
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PAGE I. LITERARY PROPERTY.
273 1. Remarks on Literary Reports, by Philip H.
2. Plea for Authors and the Rights of Literary Property. II. NATHANIEL Bowditch.
308 1. Eulogy on Nathaniel Bowditch, Ll. D., etc: By John PICKERING.
2. An Eulogy on the Life and Character of Nathaniel Bowditch, etc. By Daniel APPLETON Wuite.
3. The Varieties of Human Greatness : a Discourse on the Life and Character of Nathaniel Bow
ditch, etc. By ALEXANDER Young. III. The Congress of 1774.
By WILLIAM B. REED.
352 The National Portrait Gallery of distinguished Americans. Conducted by James HERRING, and
James B. LONGACRE, etc.
393 Select Minor Poems, translated from the German
of Goethe and Schiller. By John S. Dwight. VI. SCIENTIFIC AssociATIONS.
401 1. Report of the Meetings of the British Association for the advancement of Science, etc.
2. Proceedings of several Gentlemen belonging to Boston, Salem, and the University of Cambridge, met November 1, 1838, to consult on the expediency of forming an institution to be called “The Ameri.
can Institution, for the Cultivation of Science," etc. VII. THE ABORIGINES of Ohio.
418 A Discourse on the Aborigines of Ohio, etc. By
WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON. VIII. EvidenceS OF CHRISTIANITY.
428 Demonstration of the Truth of the Christian Religion. By Alexander Keitu.
IX. MODERN FRENCH ROMANCE.
Histoire de la Grandeur et de la Decadence de
1. A New Translation of the Book of Job, etc. By
2. The Book of the Patriarch Job, translated from
the Original Hebrew, etc. By SAMUEL LEE. XI. STEAM BOAT EXPLOSIONS.
1. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting, in obedience to a resolution of the House of Representatives of the 29th of June last, information in relation to Steam Engines, etc.
2. Report of the Committee appointed by the Citizens of Cincinnati
, April 26th, 1838, to inquire into
1. Dr. Hosack's Lectures.
20. Reese's Introductory Lecture. XIII. QUARTERLY CHRONICLE.
QUARTERLY LIST OF New PUBLICATIONS.
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Art. I. - The complete Poetical Works of William Words
WORTH, edited by HENRY REED, Professor of English Literature in the University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia :
1837. 1 vol. The Poetical Works of WilLIAM WORDSWORTH. London:
1837. 6 vols.
The era of English poetry, if dated from the birth of Chaucer, is a period of five hundred years. Resumed after a long silence during seven reigns of disputed legitimacy, from the time of the ill-fated Surrey to the present day there has been a continuous strain, often sounding in its noblest tone, and often sinking into a feeble and sickly key. If it were possible to behold at one view all the efforts of all the minds that have sought utterance in the measured words of our language-to summon, as it were, from the grave those who in the flesh had been inmates of the court, or the camp, or the garret, the poets of each age— the small names commemorated by Johnson, and the great names omitted by him the most worthy of all times, down to the
puniest versifier of our own day,- what a strange variety of intellect and heart would be presented !- a few of gigantic stature, many of the common mould, with dwarfs innumerable! Now to assign to each one of this throng his rightful rank would transcend the power of the boldest criticism, for no philosophy could NO. VII.-VOL. IV.