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BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTICES. Frederick, may be partly judged of by the fact, that,
during the comparatively brief period of its conGreat Britain.
tinuance, it cost ihe belligerent powers no less than 1. Allica and Athens; an Inquiry into the Civil,
853,000 men, dead. Among these, Frederick calcu
lated that he himself lost 180,000 soldiers and 1500 Moral, and Religions Institutions of the Inhabi
officers, killed in balle, or who died of their wounds, tants, the Rise and Decline of the Athenian power,
per: I though ihe number of officers lost altogether, by the foc. &-c. 4.c. Translated from the German of K. o. Müller, Grotefend, Gruber, and others. By John
sword, by casualties, and by disease, amounted to
4000. Ingram Lockhari, F. R. A. S. London: Groom
The Russians lost, in four great battles, 120,000 bridge.
men; the Austrians lost, in ten ballles, 140,000 men; Notwithstanding the many volumes wbich have the allied English and Germans, 160,000; the Swedes, been writien by Englishmen upon Athens and Greece, 25,000; the petty Princes of the Empire, 28,000. we cannot doubt that the researches of those erudite The details of this extraordinary contest we earnestand patient German scholars, who have more recently commend to the attention of our readers. They ly turned their attention to investigations connected are related, in this work, with laudable succinciwith this the most interesting spot of earth to scholars ness, and form a mass of military facts and incidents of every nation, will be appreciated by classical that every soldier should have at his fingers' end. readers in England. The work is illustrated by The fourth volume will be more full of attraction Müller's Map of Attica, and Plan of Ancient to the general reader than perhaps any other in the Athens.- Tait's Magazine.
work; and no part of it will be read with more in2. On the Perspirator ; an Effectual Domestic Re
lense interest and curiosity than that which relates medy for immediately checking Inflammatory Dis.
to the intercourse of Frederick with the Literali of orders by equalizing Circulation and restoring
Europe, and especially with those of France. There Perspiration, by a single Application ; and curing
is nothing in comedy or in satire so piquant and
entertaining as many of the anecdotes relating to Chills, Colds, Coughs, Fevers, &c., invented by the
Frederick's intercourse with Voltaire, showing that Author, with a Few Observations on Perspiration
the greatest men have their littlenesses and weakand the Means of preventing its Suppression. By M. La Beaume, Medical Galvinist to the Queen,
nesses, the wisest their follies.- United Service
Magazine. &c. Second Edition, 12mo. Highley, Fleet St. M. La Beaume's celebrity as a Medical Galvinist
3. The Cold Water System ; an Essay exhibiting entitles hiw to every confidence. He tells us in this
the real merils and most safe and effectual employlittle work that he has invented a simple apparatus
ment of this excellent System in Indigestion, Cosby which that most necessary operation commonly
tiveness, Asthma, Cough, Consumption, Rheumacalled Perspiration may be immediately occasioned.
tism, Gout, etc., with Caulionary Remarks addressThe testimonies he gives as to the applicability and
ed to people of extreme opinions, and some New
Cases. By Thomas J. Graham, M. D., Graduate utility of his invention are such as must carry conviction to every mind, being from some of the first
of the University of Glasgow, Member of the Royal rate men in his own profession. If it were not
College of Surgeons of London. known how slow men are to take a new remedy
Dr. Graham, who is well known to the public by when first offered to them, it would be difficult to his previous valuable works on Medical Science. account for its not being as regularly adopted in here enters on the consideration of the Water Cure, any house as a tea-kettle or poker. Its application a subject which has recently excited much attention on the first symptoms of cold or fever would save both in England and on the continent. With the the lives of many individuals. and prevent numer-caution which becomes the scienlific investigator. ous diseases that by neglect terminate, if not fatal
Dr. Graham institutes the inquiry how far the sysly, most expensively and ruinously. Were it more
tem is entitled to consideration, and having, as he fully known, the old cumbrous and inefficient mode
considers, ascertained its real value, he proves, in of endeavoring to obtain sudorific relief by hot
the work before us, its applicability, showing in water would be for ever banished. We say, there
what cases it may be available, and endeavoring, in fore, first buy the work, and then do as you like
the several diseases named in the title-page, lo point about purchasing the apparatus.-Monthly Maga
out its proper limits. To those who are really dezine.
sirous of information on the subject, we have no
doubt Dr. Graham's book will prove a valuable as3. Frederick the Great and His Times. Edited by sistant; for whilst, as we have said, he endeavors to Thomas Campbell, Esq. Vols. 3 and 4.
assign to this powerful remedy its proper limits, his These two porily volumes complete one of the conclusions appear in many cases to be decidedly most valuable as well as one of the most entertain-| favorable to it. The auxiliaries to its employment ing works that have been issued from the press for a are in these pages ably pointed out, and we think all considerable period,-a work, too, that will increase who are really interested in the subject would do in value and interest the more it is studied, and will well attentively to peruse this valuable essay.unquestionably take a permanent rank among the Metropolilan Magazine. historical labors of the age. The third volume is exclusively devoted to that
Germany. great feature in the life of Frederick which proved 1. German Poets of the present Time. By Augustus him to be the greatest military genius of the age, and Nodnagel. Darmstadt. which, the more it is considered and dwelt on, the M. Nodnagel's book, is continued in the manner more it will be felt to have fixed him on a pinnacle in which it is begun (for it is published in numbers) of military glory that no other great Captain had at will be found even more useful in England than in that period reached, and which only one other among his own country. He gives a biography of the Gercrowned heads has since soared above. We allude man poels of the day, with specimens of their works: to the Seven Years' War,-a war in which, after illustrated with copious notes, and a resumé of all conducting it single handed against almost the whole the critiques upon them, pro and con, which have of Europe for that period, he closed with even more appeared in the various periodicals. Thus, with a glory to himself than he had achieved during the very little trouble, is the reader put into the posseswhole of its progress,-a war, the astonishing results, sion of a quantity of information, which, without no less than the astonishing difficulties of which to I such assistance, it would be impossible to obtain. The first number treats of Freiligrath and Eidendorff, 1 SELECT LIST OF RECENT PUBLICATIONS. and a notice of the most celebrated living poets is
GREAT BRITAIN. promised.--Foreign Quarterly Review.
The Scottish Peasant's Fireside : a series france.
of Tales and Sketches, illustrating the cha. 1. Lessons on the Philosophy of Nature, delivered racter of Scotland. By Alexander Bethune. before the Faculty of Lelters and Sciences, by M." le docteur H. Holland. Lausane, Geneva and
and l. On the “ Tracts for the Times.” By Rev. This course contains only general views on al J. Buchanan. subject which, in order to a complete exhibition Campaign of 1812 in Russia. Translated would require much more extended developments. I from the German of General Carl von Obliged io limit himself, and not enter into details, Close
Clausewitz. he has chosen the highest point of view. That is the ensemble of nature, which he contemplates in a
| Observations on the principal Medical spiritualistic philosophy that seeks in the harmony Institutions and Practice of France, Italy, of organic beings, to discover some notions of the land Germany: with notices of the Univer. first cause from which they derived their existence, and of the end to which they are destined. Boldly sit
Boldly sities and Climates, and illustrative cases. embracing the thousand different aspects they pre- | By E. Lee, M. R. C. S. 2d edition. sent, he attempts to reduce them to an idea of unity Life in Mexico, during a Residence of governing them all, clearly marks the features in Two yoors in that country a catures in Two Years in that Country. By Madame
By Modame which they differ, the relations in which they agree, and proudly restores the superiority of man, whom
C de la B- With a Preface, by most naturalists have involuntarily' debased, in noi W. H. Prescott. assigning him any higher place than that of the first Ph in the class of animals. But in doing this, he does
with a Preliminary Discourse and Notes. not pretend to such a theory independent of experi-win ence, nor to make facts bend to ihe principles laid | By J. A. St. John, Esq. down. First passing in review the different schools Poetical Works of John Milton ; with a of ancient and modern philosophers, he unfolds in a Memoir of Critical Remarks on his Genius succinct and interesting manner, their efforts after a conception of the system of the universe. He ex. and Writings. By James Montgomery. amines critically the results of science on this point,
: GERMANY. and gives his own views, which consist in consider
Kirchliche Statistik oder Darstellung der ing the end of the universe as being destined to realize, in this world, the personality and free moral gesammten christlichen kirche nachibrem activity of its author. That being‘is man, who, by gegenwartigen aussern und innern zustande his intelligence, governs all animals, and is not von Julius Wiggers, Prof. in Rostock. Hamhimself part of the animal kingdom. The plant vegetates, the animal lives, man thinks. M. Holour: land repudiates the materialism too often apparent Die Lehre des Pelagius, ein Beitrag zur in the savans devoted to Dalural philosophy. He Dogmengeschichte, von J. L. Jacobi. goes n to determine the distinction between animal-Leinzio ity and humanity, and after having presented a tableau of the scale of beings in all their degrees,
Geschichte Europas seit der ersten franhe describes the psychological characteristics of man zosischen Revolution, von A. Alison, and shows the harmony of his organization with Deutsch von Dr. Ludwig Meyer Leipzig. these characteristics. As to the question of races Passow's (Fr.) Vermischte he concludes that all are but varieties of one single
Schriften. species modified by climate, food. etc.-Revue Crit. Herausgegeben von W. A. Passow. Leipzig. 2. Napoleon et l'Angleterre, par le Vicounte de
Voyage pittoresque en Espagne, en Por. Under this title M. de Marquessac takes a rapid tugal, et sur la cote d'Afrique, de Tanger a but well executed review of the conflict between | Tetoutan. Par M. J. Taylor. Napoleon and the English. It is a brilliant tab. leau, in which he attempts to set forth clearly the Etudes sur le Timee de Platon, avec le march of English policy, and gives some curious de texte et la traduction du Dialogue, par M. tails both of the events of that period and of men Henri Martin, Professeur littérature anof high standing who distinguished themselves by benne
by cienne à la Faculté de Rennes. the acceptance of their views and by their talents. With an impartiality which does him honor, he Le Mariage au point de vue chretien : does justice to all, and no more withholds praise ouvrage specialement addressé aux jeunes from the great qualities of Pitt and Fox, than blame | femmes du monde. from the faults of Napoleon. The book is, in its Histoire de la Peinture au Moyen Age. spirit, essentially French, for its end is to prove, that it belongs to France to exercise a kind of dom? | Par Emrie David. inion, at least intellectual, over all other nations. Mirabeau et l'Assemblée constituante, According to our author, the mission of Napoleon appendice formant le
t a me de l'Histoire was to establish, by war, that preponderance, which is more and more recognized by other peoples. Helau
du règne de Louis XVI. poudant la révolusees Germany and Russia already French. En tion française. Par J. Droz. gland alone resists, and seems to wish to enwrap
ITALY. herself still more in her egoistical isolation. With C lich. him there are but two rival powers-France, which
Fabbiche le, e i Disegni di Andrea Pallahe thinks destined to regenerate the world, and I dio e le terme. Nuova edizione sulla vicen England, to which he allots the position of a retinese di Bertotti Scamozzi formita di note volted vassal.--Revue Critique.
del Caval. Celest. Froppiani.
of Sciences; Paris, Population of 136-A
Parallel 138.-Pekin 430-Queen's College,
Glasgow 284 - Royal Society of Literature
136—Rome, Population of Ancient 139–
Roman remains 400—Sillometer 136-Sov-
ereigns, the Three 138--Slave trade Treaty
285–Syria and Turkey 286—Shooting
Stars 429- Victoria and Albert 286 --Vil-
lainy 393—Vellum illuminated 400-
Wordsworth, Pension to 138-West India
Mails 426-Southey ; Avalanche; Copy-
right; Mount Æina; Autarctic Circle 570
· Philanthropy and Fiddling 571.
Obituary: Allen, Dr. Alexander 142—Bou-
Janger, M. Clement 574-Callcott, Lady
Allan; Darling, Grace 141-Daniel, Rev.
E. J. 142–Drummond, Mr.573-Hamilton,
Thomas, Esq. 574–Hone, William 140%
Herschel, Dr. Solomon 142—Jovet, M. 574
-Paris Solitary 142—Sergeant Spankie
419 Paris, Letters from
. . . .
| Poetry : Amor Patriæ 402_Birth-days 125
-Dymond's Grave 383— David's Napoleon
426-Fidolin 111-Forget me not 226.-Hat,
130 History of 448-Laius, Tomb of 349-Min-
. 158 strel's Curse 569-Molly and Richard's Di-
383 alogue 159-No! 135-Noreen 229–Rob-
ber's Death Bed 2014 Wintry Skies 245—
World of ours 418.
Religious Houses,"foundations of, . .
Reminiscences of Men and Things, .
Sévigné, Madame de,
Siberia, Conquest of,
Switzerland, Tour in, .
Strutt's Calabria and Sicily, . .
Science and Art: Animal Electricity 427–
Cameo; Comet 428-Composition of Blood;
Curiosities 572- Electrical Machine 429-
Eclipse ; French Scientific Congress; Fatty
Animal Matter 427-Greek MSS.; Mc-
Dowell 429;Microscope; Napoleon's
Tomb 428-Optic 426-Pearly Nautilus 427
. . .
-Smoke consumed 428-Scientific Mis-
sion; Shooting Stars 429-Solar Eclipse;
Splendid Meteor; Tartar on Teeth; Ther-
United States, Prospect of, , .
Wolfe, Rev. Charles, Memoir and Remains of
Wordsworth's Poems, .
. . . .