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WYMAN AND SONS, PRINTERS, GREAT QUEEN STREET, LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS,

LONDON.

TABLE OF CONTENTS.*

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ART. I.-JULIUS CÆSAR : BY NAPOLEON III.
Natural interest which we feel in a portrait of the first Cæsar by a modern

Cæsar
General character of the work as a history
Rapid rise and fall of ancient States
Count Franz de Champagoy's history contrasted with the Emperor's
Cæsar considered as popular Messiah
The state of Roman society in his time .
Cæsar's policy
The Emperor's studies of Cæsar's campaigns .
Pompey and Cæsar.
General conclusions

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ART. II.-CANON OAKELEY'S LYRA LITURGICA.
A great characteristic of the Catholic Liturgy is its adaptation to sacred

times and seasons
Importance of accommodating private prayer to this plan
Such is Canon Oakeley's purpose
Specimens of its admirable execution

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ART. III.-LECKY'S “HISTORY OF RATIONALISM." A more philosophical method of historical study is a phenomenon of the time 51 Mr. Lecky professes the application of this method to religion

53 He even seems to think that no historical propositions whatever can be established on purely external evidence .

ib. His opinion on the evidence for demoniacal possession

55 His language concerning our Lady

ib. His great mistake in connecting the Catholic doctrine of hell-fire with a supposed belief in the soul's materiality

58 There is far more unconscious anthropomorphism among the Protestant than among the Catholic poor.

63 Mr. Lecky's extreme misrepresentations of S. Thomas Aquinas

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* Some of our readers have desired to see our Contents-especially those of articles on theological and philosophical subjects—set forth in somewhat fuller detail than is the usual custom; and we are glad to meet their view, in the hope that such a Syllabus as we have now given, may facilitate study and reference.

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