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THE

AMERICAN

Catholic Quarterly

REVIEW.

Bomim est homini ut eum Veritas vincat volentem,t|uiamalum est homini ut cum Veritas vincat
invitum. Nam ipsa vincat necesse est, sivc negantum sive confitentum.
S. Aug. Epist. cexxxviii. Au Pascent. .

VOLUME IV.
From January To October, 1879.

PHILADELPHIA:
HARDY & MAHONY,

PUBLISHERS AND PROPRIETORS,

505 CHESTNUT STREET.

COPYRIGHT, 1S79,
BT

HARDY & MAHONY.
TABLE OF CONTENTS.

Theories Of Education And Life.—Thomas Carlyle. By Rt. Rev.
J. L. Spalding, D.D.,

The aim and end of education, 1; Different persons differently affected by wrong-

doing,2; Examples drawn from education among different nations, 3; The Knight

and the Monk in the Middle Ages. 5; Education the effort to create the ideal man,

6; The two ways of viewing human life, 7; Philosophy on the unchristian basis,8;

Carlyle's Pantheism, 10; Scientific Atheism 12; Carlyie on Man's spiritual nature,

14; The results of Atht ism as expressed by Mr. Carlyie, 15; His contempt for those

who are called religious, 16; The service he might have rendered the Church, 17;

The doctrine of hero worship, 17; What does he mean by the love of God? 19; Mr.

Carlyie not an original thinker, 20; '' Unhappy men who do not love," 21.

Cedmon: His Genius And Influence. By Brother Azarias,

Morley's "Early English Writers," 22; Bishop Aidann and the Abbess Hilda, 24;

Cedmon*s life buried in obscurity, 25; First effusions of the great poet, 26; The

first to wed the Anglo-Saxon tongue to Immortal verse, 29; He reaches the pinnacle

of fame, 30; Sublime and pure loft incss of his thoughts, 3I ; The secret of his success,

32; The holiness of his life added weight to his words, 33; Cedmon's spirit as em-

bodied in his poetry, 35; Examples from his great work, 85 et srg.; Not to be jndged

by modern standards of criticism, 41: The poetry of CVdmon a revelation to the

people, 43; Popularity of Cedmon's poems, 44 ; Their effect upon the whole Teutonic-

race, 45; Later developments of his writings, 46.

The Human Soul And Body. By Rev. Walter Hill, S. J.,

The human soul and human knowledge, 48: How we obtain a knowledge of the

mind, 50; Evil results of the desire for novelty, 50; What theory best serves to ex-

plain man's nature, 52; The properties of matter and their scope, 54; How far

science and philosophy go in these matters, 55; Impossibility of extension in matter,

56; How to account, for the different species of matter, 58; Some new theories and

their difficulties, 58 ; The theory of extension and of sensible qualities in matter. 61;

The philosophy of Euler, Locke, and Descartes, 62; The theory of pre-established

harmony, 63; Illustration of and a common objection to these theories, 64; The

theory most consistent with reason, 65.

The Present Industrial Condition Of Ireland. By Rev. Thomas
Quigty.

Sullivan and Spenser on Ireland, 67; Ireland under the Penal Laws, 68; Situation,

climate, soil and population of the country. 69; Sialistics taken from Thom's Direc-

tory, 70; Banking in Ireland, 71; Live stock and crops, 72; Commerce and manu-

factures, 73; Causes of Ireland's backwardness, 74; The land questions, 75; The

principle of Fendalism, 76; How it has worked in Ireland, 77; Comparative Census,

78; Who own the land, 79; What Ireland might be under favorable conditions, 80.

An Autumn In The Rocky Mountains. By Gen. John Gibbon, U. S. A.,

Lewis and Clark's expedition, 81; Following the trail, 82; Shishequaw and Fort

Mountains, 83; Discovery of a new pass, 84; The Helena Hot Springs, 85; Climbing

the Mountains, 86; What was seen there, 87; A hotel in the mountains, 88; Warm

Spring Creek, 89; Appearance of this place, 91; A truly beautiful scene, 92; True

Western hospitality, 93 ; A fowling journey, 94 ; Journeying in the snow, 96; Cont ra*t

of the scenery on either side of the Rocky Mountains, 98; The Bench Lands of the

Western Slope, 99; Conclnding remarks, 100.

Was Shakespeare A Catholic? By S. B. A. Harper,

Peculiar interest inherent in this subject, 101; Condition of England when Shake-

speare was born, 102; Queen Elizabeth's relations to Protestantism, 103; Dearth of

contemporary evidence regarding Shakespeare's religion, 104: Strong presumptions,

105; Onlv twice in his writings does he attack Rome, 106; Weakness of these evi-

dences, 108; "Henry VIII," 109; Quotations, 110; Character of Wolsey, 112; Shake-

speare does not paint him with an un-Catholic hand, 113 ; The poet's picture of Queen

Katharine, 114 ; The whole temper and spirit of Shakespeare eminently conservative,

114; Proofs from his other plays, 115; Why it is reasonable to believe that Shake-

speare was a Catholic, 116; lie was certainly not a Puritan, 117; His pictures of the

regular clergy, 118; His familiarity with the customs and phraseology of the Church,

120 ; Conclusion, 121.

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