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Angling (Review, P. P.) 32.
Arctic Regions, Map of, 571.
Aspects of Nature, by Alexander Van Humboldt,

(Review of,) Deserts. Their division into the
Desert proper or Sahara ; the Leanos or plains
on the eastern coast of South America, which
are half the year devoid of vegetation ; the
Steppe, furnishing subsistence throughout the
year for pastoral tribes, and the Copse, or bar-
ren, shrubby wastes of the North of Europe ;
the physiognomy of Plants, as an indication of
those natural features that direct the civilization
of races ; volcanoes, 143.

Bremer, Miss, at Home, 423.
British encroachments and aggressions in Central

America; commercial importance of Bay of
Fonseca ; Island of Tigre ; seizure by the Bri-
tish of the Port of San Juan de Nicaragua ; ef-
fect of relative geographical position of Great
Britain and the United States on Asiatic com-
merce; advantage to the United States of ship
canal by route of Lake Nicaragua ; Buccaneers
originators of English intercourse with these re-
gions; character of the natives; difficulties be-
tween Spain and Great Britain respecting this
territory ; final relinquishment of all claim by
British government; revival of British attempts
on decline of Spanish power; grants from the
Mosquito king to Jamaica traders ; revocation
of grants ; seizure of the port of San Juan by
the British ; war on Nicaragua ; British exhibit
of the Mosquito question ; letter of Lord Palm-

erston ; refutation, 188, 335.
Browning's Poems, (Review,) 388.

tion in regard to slavery and its extension ; sup-
pression of slavery in all territories of the United
States by act of central government; expedien-
cy discussed ; special message and scheme of
President Taylor; advice of the President to
New Mexico to form State government; re-
commends early admission of California ; Boun-
dary question between New Mexico and Texas
to be brought before Supreme Court and settled
on international principles; resolutions offered
by Mr. Clay; power of Congress to legislate for
territories undeniable but inexpedient; proposi-
tion of Mr. Clay respecting boundary and debts
of Texas; abolition of slavery in District of Co-
lumbia ; slave trade in the District; rendition
of fugitive slaves ; slave traffic between the
States; compromise line between slave and free
territory ; such line illusory; slave or white la-
bor cannot be forced where they have not their
proper conditions ; balance of power; dissolu-

tion of the Union ; disastrous consequences, 219.
Cooper, J. Fenimore, Works of (Review by G. W.

P.) 406.
Cuba (Review) “Cuba and the Cubans, by the au-

thor of Letters from Cuba ;" geographical and
commercial importance of Cuba ; revolutions in
that island ; horrible political persecutions; de-
scriptions of plantations, their beauty and luxu-
riance; indolence and luxury of the Cubans;
women of Cuba, their early beauty; religion ;
statistics of education ; importance of Cuba as a
possession to England or to the United States,

Democracy in France, by M. Guizot (Review, by

0.); sources of imperfection of human judgment;
the evil of the times imputed by M. Guizot to its
idolatry of democracy ; government in a demo-
cracy ; radical theories; democracy a govern-
ment of induction, from the experience of num-
bers as recorded by their suffrage ; aristocracy a

Cabriolet by Ik. Marvel, 162.
Clay, Mr., speech of, (Review); policy of the na-

Poe, Edgar A. (Review, G. W. P.) 301.
Poetry-- Moss and Rust, (G. M. P.) 640, the Old

Homestead, 529—Shipwreck, a Ballad, by W.


government of syllogism, from the partial expe-
rience of a few; right to government, where
resting-democratic republic; its origin ; essen-
tial elements of society in France, viz: the fa-
mily, property and labor ; political elements of
society in France, viz : the legitimists, the bour-
geoisie, the socialists; condition of permanent
government: M. Guizot's standard is the empi-
rical example of England, not the inductions of
general history, nor the laws of social science ;
moral conditions of social quiet in France, viz:
the family spirit, the political spirit, and the reli-

gious spirit, 1.
Dana, Richard H., poems and prose writings of,

(Review, G. W. P.) 66.
Duel without seconds, a daguerreotype from the

State House of Arkansas, 418.

Everstone, by the author of Anderport records,

77, 168, 269, 369, 497, 603.

Franklin, Sir John, and the Arctic expeditions ;

Scoresby's voyages ; Ross's voyage ; Buchan's
voyage ; voyages of Parry; Lyon's, Clavering's
and Sabine's voyages ; Franklin's second expe-
dition ; Ross's second voyage ; Sir John Frank-
lin's last expedition, 572.

Judge not lest ye be judged,” 300.

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Rabelais, Francois, Essay on the life and writings

of, -Humor of different nations ; birth, educa-
tion, and early traits of Rabelais; account of

his more celebrated works ; Pantagreul, 487.
Read's poems or a caution to critics, 287.
Report of the secretary of the treasury, (J. D. W.)
Receipts and expenditures for the fiscal years end-

ing July 1849 and 1850; advantages political
and economical of collecting a revenue of cus-
toms; system of public debt, its advantages ;
existing national debt ; growing expenses of the
government ; necessity for an efficient and eco-
nomical means of increasing the revenue ; pro-
position of Mr. Meredith ; commerce ; its val-

ue not always in the ratio of its profits ; politi-
cal economy, its fallacies ; intercourse of men,
social as well as economical ; comparison of
direct and indirect taxation ; direct taxation un-
favorable to agricultural interest ; England cir-
culates free-trade doctrines in this country to
sustain her manufactures ; all tariffs more or
less protective ; heavy duties most protective,
and furnish largest revenue at expense of foreign
capitalists; eventually their result is a better
market for our cotton and food growers as well

as manufactures, 113.
Republic, stability and growth of the ; coloniza-

tion; instability of European governments,
causes of the ; democracy an established form
of government in America ; reason of its sta-
bility; the three dimensions of power in a
State, internal solidity, durability, and extent;
the aim of statesmanship to augment these ;
extension of the State ; colonial systems, that
of America the most effectual ; colonization by
the Greeks; Egyptians, Phænicians, Romans;
Russian, Dutch, Spanish, French and English
colonization ; defects of English colonial pol-
icy ; the thirteen American colonies ; origin of
the Union ; colonial policy of the United States
should be calculated to promote the peaceful
enlargement and confirm the internal strength
of the Empire ; the war faction ; necessity of
adopting a settled policy to avert the evils of

King, Hon. Thomas Butler, report on California,

(Review); colonization in America ; increase
and expansion of population; necessity of ex-
tending the geographical limits of the Union ;
peace policy ; expansive power of the republic;
rapid settlement of California ; abstract of Mr.
King's report on that country ; yield of the gold
mines; cost of the California colony to the old
States; advantages and disadvantages; Mr.
Clay's committee of thirteen ; objects of the
committee ; States should be admitted to the
Union for other reasons than those given by the
opposing factions, 443.

war, 556.

Lynch Law, uses and abuses of, (P. P.) sum-
mary justice, its occasional necessity-Back-
woodsman-conditions which give rise to Lynch
Law—“ Regulators” and “ Moderators”-an-
ecdotes of those associations, 459.

Mille de la Seigleire, 17-129.
Moss and Rust-Poetry, (G. M. P.) 640.
Montaigne, Michel de, works of—(Review) 47.
Macaulay's history of England, (Review J. B.C.)

The nid Homstead-a poem, 529.

Reviews. — Aspects of Nature, by Alexander Von

Humboldt, 143 ; Browning's Poems, 388; Cu-
ba and the Cubans, 512; Dana's Poems and
Prose writings, 66 ; Michel de Montaigne, 47;
Macaulay's History of England, 347; Poe's
Works, 301 ; Read's Poems, 287 ; Sidonia, 400,
Shirley, Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights, 230;
Rabelais, 487; Works of J. Fenimore Cooper,

Shipwreck, a Ballad, (by W.,) 155.
Southern Views of Emancipation and the slave

trade. Introductory remarks ; Northern and

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