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Macgowan.—A Collection of Phrases in the
Shanghai Dialect, systematically arranged. By the Rev.
John Macgowan. 8vo. pp. viii. and 194, sewed. Shanghai,
1862. 22s. 6d.

Martin.—The Analytical Reader. A Short Method

for Learning to Read and Write Chinese. By the Rev.
W. A. P. Martin, D.L». And a Vocabulary of Two Thousand
frequent Characters, with their most common significations,
and the Sounds of the Pekin Dialect. 4to. pp. IV. 142, and
86, half-bound. Shanghai, 1863. 25s.

Medhurst.—Dictionary of the Favorlang Dialect

of the Formosan Language. By Oilbertus Happart.
Translated from the Transactions of the Batavian Literary
Society. By W. H. Medhurst. 18mo. pp. 384. Solaria,
1840. 7s. 6d.

Medhurst.—Chinese Dialogues, Questions, and

Familiar Sentences, literally rendered into English, with
a view to promote commercial intercourse, ana to assist
beginners in the language. By the late Rev. Dr. Medhurst.
Revised by his Son, 8vo, pp. 226, sewed. Shanghai, 1863.
15s. [The first edition (pp. viii. and 287) appeared in 1844].

Morrison.—A Dictionary of the Chinese Lan-
guage. By the Rev. R. Morrison, D.D. 2 vols. 4to.
pp. x. and 762. sewed. Shanghai, 1865. £4 4c.

Morrison.—A Grammar of the Chinese Language.

By the Rev. Robert Morrison. 4to, pp. vi. and 280. Seram-
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Pages.—Dictionnaire Japonais-Franc^is—
Cont.—1. La transcription des mote et ezomples Japonais.

2. Lee Caracteres Japonais.

3. L'Interpretation.

Traduit du Dictionn. Japonais-Portugais, compose" par les
Missionnaires de la Compagnie de Jesus et impr. en 1603
a Nangasaki, et revu sur la traduction Espagn. du meme
ouvrage, public par Leon Pages. Livr I. pp. 200. Paris,
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"Wade.—Hsin Ching Lu. In three Volumes.

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Tones of the Peking Dialed, pp. 139.—Vol. II. The
Peking Syllabary; being a Collection of the Characters
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Orthography, in Syllabic Classes, according to the four
Tones; designed to accompany the Hsin Ching Lu, or Book
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Book of Experiments; being the first of a Series of Contribu-
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Chinese Secretary. Folio. Hongkong, 1859. £2 2j.

Wade.—Yii-yen Tzu-Erh Chi, a progressiva

course designed to assist the Student of Colloquial Chinese,
as spoken in the Capital and the Metropolitan Department.
In eight parts; with Key, Syllabary, and Writing Exer-
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H.B.M. Legation at Peking. Four Vols. 4to. Pro-
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and 36; Writing Exercises, pp. 48; Key, pp. 174 and 140,
sewed. London, 1867. £5 5s.

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Hamail ul Vesail; on Religious Questions, in

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Miftah ul BeLkigha. A Treatise on Composition jn

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Shiho Gheda; an Erotical Poem in Turkish. By

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Bottger. — Sprache und , Schrift. Von Karl

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Limburg Brouwer.—Java's Hervormers. Eene

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Lid van detweede Kamer der Staten-Generaal. 8vo. pp.44.
Amsterdam, 1866. Is.

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historiache Studic von Professor Dr. Kichard Goscbe.

Scbeler.—Lexicographic latine du xii. et du xiii.
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Schmidt.—The Lycian Inscriptions after the

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PROFESSOR OF COMPARATIVB PHILOLOGY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA.

Armeniaca I. 8vo. pp. 7. Wien, 1865. la.
Beitraege zur Conjugation des Armenischen

Verbume. 8vo. pp. 16. Wien, 1868. Is.
Beitraege zur Declination des Armenischen

Nomens. 8vo. pp. 17. Wien, 1864. Is.
Beitraege zur Kenntniss der Neupersischen

Diatekto 1. Mazandaranischer Dialekt. 8vo. pp. 28.
JVicn, 1864 Is.—II. Kurmfingi-Dialekt der Kurden-
itorache. 8vo. pp. 81. Wien, 1861. Is.—III. Zaza-
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Beitraege zur Lautlchre der Armenischen Spraohe.

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pp. 20. Wien, 1863. Is.

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Das Grammatische Geschlccht. (Genus) Ein

aprachwissensch. Versuch. 8vo. pp. 26. Wien, 1860. Is.

Das Personal-Pronomen in den modcrncn Era-
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Der Dual im Indogermanischen und Semitischen
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Der Grammatische Bau der Algonkin-Sprachen.

Ein Beitrag zur Amerikanischen Linguistik. 8vo. pp. 23.
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DerVerbalausdruck im Arisch-Semitischen Sprach-
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Wien, 1858. Is.

Die Conjugation des Avghanischcn Verbums,

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Die Grundzuge der Conjugation des Ossetischen
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Wien, 1864. Is.

Die Sprache der Bari. Ein Beitrag zur Afrika-

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I860. Is.

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die Erde in den.fahren 1857. 1858, 1859unter den BefehlcU
des Com modore B. von Wulloratorf-Urbair. Linguistischcr
Theil von Dr. Fr. Mullcr. Herausgegeben im Allerbochg-
ten Aultrage unter Loitung der Kuiserlichen Academie
der Wissenschaften. 4to. pp. viii. and 358, sewed. Wien,
1867. £1. 4s.

Ueber den Ursprung der Armenischen Schrift.
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Ueber die Hararl-Sprache im oestlichen Africa.

8vo. pp. 15. Wien, 1804. Is.

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DlCKEKS AND INTERNATIONAL COPYRIGHT.—In our last number we referred to the purchase, by Messrs. Ticknor and Fields, of Boston, of th» copyright of a tale by Mr. Dickens, and suggested a doubt as to whether the American Copyright Law permitted a foreigner to hold copyright in the United States. The matter being of considerable interest to the English public, our paragraph was quoted in The Times and other newspapers, and immediately called forth a letter in which, with a great parade of legal knowledge, a firm, generally supposed to possess a more than ordinary acquaintance with copyright law, met our statement with a flat contradiction. Unfortunately the letter did not come before us until it was too late to set the matter right in the channel where it appeared, and we therefore take this opportunity of stating that, although the American Copyright Acts of 1790, 1802, and 1831, distinctly speak of "residents" in the United States as being entitled to copyright, the American Law Courts hare defined the term residents to mean permanent residents in the country, and hare distinctly declared that " a person temporarily residing in the United States even though he had declared his intention of becoming a citizen, cannot take, or hold, a copyright." Mr. Dickens's temporary residence, therefore, in the United States, gives him no right to a copyright, and as any rights Messrs. Ticknor and Fields may hare must spring from the author, it will be obvious that the only error in our assertion was its modesty. The fact is that one grand distinction between English and American Copyright Law is this:—The English Copyright Law, as laid down by our judges, gives to foreigners resident here, whether temporarily or permanently, all the privileges of English citizens; the American Copyright Law confers on American citizens only copyright privileges, or, in a few words, foreigners may hold copyrights in England, but no foreigner can hold a copyright in the United States.

Lippincott's Magazine For January And February.— The great fault of recent periodical literature has been its ephemeral character. Magazine articles, like newspaper paragraphs, seem to be written on the assumption that they will be read to-day and forgotten to-morrow; hence there has arisen a slip-shod style of writing which reflects no credit on literature, and, as remuneration depends upon length, we have all the vices of "penny-a-lining" with ten times ita pretension. How much this has has tended to degrade literature and to injure public taste the present dearth of really good books emphatically proves. The establishment of St. PauVs Magazine in England, and of Lippincott's Magazine in the United States, shows that there aro yet to be found men who believe that it is the province of periodical literature to lead, not to follow, public taste. May every success attend such efforts. In the two numbers of Lippincott's Magazine now before us, we have a capital collection of well written papers, suited for every taste. Fiction leads the way in an American novel, called "Dallas Galbraith." "The Old Slateroof House" supplies some exceedingly interesting facts in

connection with William Penn and the Settlement of Pennsylvania. In the articles entitled "The Necessity of Education in a Republic," "Trade and Currency," "The National Finances," both English and American politicians will find food for contemplation* All who are interested in American antiquities will be pleased with the genial and appreciative article on "The Labours of the Abbe1 Brasseur." "Alaska " is a concise but interesting account of the recent purchase by the American Government, and savours somewhat of an attempt to make the best of a doubtful bargain. "The Reminiscences of Fitz Greene Halleck" is anecdotal and eulogistic, but well worth reading. The article on "European Affairs" is written, we beli eve, by M. Louis Blanc, who is, we do not hesitate to say, more competent to write upon such a subject than any man living—though at the same time we are sure that, like all foreigners, he does not and cannot understand English politics. It is, however, gratifying when Englishmen are uniting with revolutionary Irishmen in denouncing the English treatment of Ireland, to find a man of culture and. refinement removed from the sphere of our party politics declaring his conviction that "for the last forty years England has endeavoured to be just to Ireland." Under the title of "Our Monthly Gossip" and "Literature of the Day" there is a fair resumi of matters educational, literary, and political.

New Periodicals.The Magpie is a new comio periodical to be published fortnightly in New York, and to be made up of extracts from Punch, Judy, Fun, Charivari, Kladderadatsch, and other humorous European journals. Its great feature is to be the reproduction of Punch's cartoons by photo-lithography.—The Southern Pen and Pulpit is a monthly just commenced at Columbia, Tenn.,by Rev. J. M. P. Otes.—The American Journal of Obstetrics and Diseases of Women and Children, a new quarterly, will appear on the 1st of May; at New York, under the editorship of Drs. Emil, Nolgarth, and B. W. Dawson.—The first number of The Week appeared on the 15th of January, and met with a very favourable reception. In appearance it much resembles its professed model Public Opinion. As the editor gets his hand m he will better learn "the fitness of things," and will not consider a report of a meeting held in an upper room of an obscure hall in Bayswater "a reflex" of English opinion on the revision of the Prayer Book.—El Correo Sispano Americano, a new illustrated journal of commerce, agriculture, mining, etc., devoted to the interests of the Spanish American States, will be issued thrice a month.—The Southern Journal of Education, a monthly of 16 pp., has just been commenced at Shelbyville, Kentucky.—The New Eclectic comes from Baltimore. It consists of 128 pp. of matter selected from 8t. Paul's, and other English magazines.—The National Guard Gazette, supporting the interests of the New York State, is a small monthly consisting of 8 pp. issued at Albany.—The American Atheneeum is to be devoted weekly to the progressive and aesthetic sciences, and to the individual culture and advancement of the human race. — The Housewife, a monthly of 16 pp., is published at Brattlebow, Vermont.— The Standard Bearer, a new Temperance paper, issues from Chelsea, Mass.—The American Freemason is a new quarterly from Cincinnati.—The Occident is a new weekly Presbyterian newspaper, issued at San Francisco.—The Standard is a new weekly Baptist newspaper from Chicago.—The Morning Star is to be the title of a new weekly Roman Catholic journal, to be issued at New Orleans.

Dkan Alford undertook to correct the English speaking public in the use of the Queen's English, but was caught tripping by Mr. George Washington Moon, who delivered a castigation to the Dean for his English. Now Mr. Moon, in his turn, finds a corrector in Mr. Edward S. Gould, who shows pretty clearly that Mr. Moon has been adopting the old clerical plan of instruction—" Not what I do but what I say, my brethren, must be notod."

Peter Force, to whom the people of the United States owe much for his industry in collecting together the Historical Records relating to their country, died recently in Washington, in his 78th year. He contemplated the issue of twenty

volumes of The American Archives, of which only nine have been published. It was generally understood that he had nearly the whole of the remaining volumes in manuscript ready for the press. WTe hope this invaluable collection will yet find its way into print.

Edward Everett's celebrated oration on "The Conduct of the War,'1 said to have been delivered sixty times in the years 1861 and 1862, will be published in the fourth volume of " Everett's Orations," now in tho press at Boston.

The GosrEL In The Trees is the odd title of a new book announced by the Rev. Alexander Clark.

Bishop Clark, of the Methodist Episcopal Church, is about to publish a volume of sermons.

At the celebration of the centenary of the Methodist Episcopal Church, in the United States, tho sum collected to further the interests of that church amounted to nearly eight and a quarter millions of dollars, or more than £1.500,000 sterling. The fact of such a sum, collected in less than one year in one denomination, in addition to the ordinary demands of the church, has no parallel in religious history.

AMERICAN PERIODICALS.

The Atlantic Monthly, devoted to Literature,

Science, Art, and Politics. 1868. Is. Gd. each number. Boston.

Contents Op Tiir January Number, 1868.—I. The Wife. By J. G. Whittier.—II. Flotsam and Jetsam. Part 1.—III. Pittsburg. By J. Parton.—IV. Doctor Molke'sFriends. No. 1. By I. J. Haves.— V. The Combat of Diomed and Mars. Translated from Homer "by W. J. Bryant.—VI. Our Second Girl. By Mrs. H. B. Stowe.—VII. Oldport Wharves. By T. W. Higginson.—VIII. The late President Way land. By J. L. Diman.—IX. By-ways of Europe. A visit to the Balearic Islands. No. 2. By Bayard Taylor.—X. Aspects of Culture. By R. W. Emerson.—XI. In the Twilight. By J. R. Lowell.—XII. Mrs. Johnson. By W. D. Howells.—XIII. Hawthorne in the Boston Custom-house. By N. Hawthorne.—XIV. The Old Masters in the Louvre, and Modern Art. By E. Benson.—XV. George Silverman's Explanation. No. 1. By Charles Dickens.—XVI. Reviews and Literary Notices.

Contents Of The February Number.— I. Does it Pay to Smoke T By James Parton.—II. George Silverman's Explanation. Part 2.„ By Charles Dickens.—III. Characteristics of Genius. By F. II. Hedge. —IV. Orion.—V. A week in Sybaris. By E. E. Hule.—VI. Beaumont and Fletcher; Massinger and' Ford. Bv Edwin P. Whipple.—VII. Flotsam and Jotsam. Part 2.—Vlfl. Doctor Molke's Friends. Part 2. By I. J. Hayes.—IX. The Romance of certain Old Clothes. Bv Henry James, jun.—X. The Meeting. By John G. Whittier.—XI. Four Months on tho Stage.—XII. The destructive Democracy.— XIII. The Encyclopedists. By John G. Rosengarten.—XIV. Reviews and Literary Notices.

Bibliotheca Sacra (The). (Published Quarterly.)

Edited by Edwards A. Park and Samuel H. Taylor, with the co-operation of President Barnas Sears. Andover. 1868. 35. Gd.

Contents Op The January Number, 1868.—I. The Natural Theology of Social Science. By Rev. John Bascom.—II. Remarks on the Second Epistle to the Corinthians, iv., 3, 4. Bv Rev. Samuel Davics.—III. The Nature of Sin. By Rev. J. H. FaLrchild.—IV. Tho Claims of Theology. By Rev. J. R. Herrick, D.D.—V. The Egyptian Doctrine of a Future State. By Joseph P. Thompson, D.I).—VI. The Site of Sodom. By Rev. Samuel Wolcott, D.D.—VII. The present attitude of Evangelical Christianitv towards the prominent forms of assault. By Rev. S. C. Bartlett, D.D.—VIII. German Correspondence. Principal Theological Journal* published in Germany.—IX. Notices of recent Publications: 1. German Works; 2. English and American Wurks.

Lippincott's Magazine. A New Monthly of Literature, Science, and Education. Subscription, 18s. per annum. Philadelphia, 1808.

Contents Of TnE January Number, 1868.—I. Dallas GalbraitU: an American Novel. No. 1.—II. A Welcome to Garibaldi on his reported banishment from Italy.—III. The Old Slate-roof House. No. 1. —IV. The Forget-me-not: a Christmas Story.—V. The necessity of Education in a Republic.—VI, Rays from the Honeymoon.—VII. Pre-historic Man.—VIII. Vox Humana.—IX. The Abb£ Brasseur de Bourbourg and his labours.—X. Trade and Currency.—XI. The Cook in History.-XII. My Destiny.—XIII. Our Ancient City.—XIV. Our Monthly Gossip.—XV. Literature of the day.

Contents Of The February Number.—I. Dallas Galbraith: an American Novel. Part 2.— II. Looking Seaward.—III. Life and its Enigmas.—IV. The Christian Commission.—V. Love on the Ohio.— VI. European Affairs: The Roman Question; Fenianism. By Louis Blanc.—VII. Ristori as Marie Antoinette.—VIII. Alaska. Whatisit worth! With a map.—IX. The Old Slate-roof House, No. 2.—X. The National Finances.—XI. Reminiscences of Fitz Greene Halleck.—XII. The Orange Tree.—XIII. Echoes of Melancholy.—XIV. Our Monthly Gossip.—XV. Literature of the day.

Methodist Quarterly Review. Edited by D. D.

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