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" TO STAND BY THE CONSTITUTION."
NEW SERIES, VOL. V.-WHOLE VOL. XI.
PUBLISHED AT 118 NASSAU STREET.
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.
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.
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.
Lynch Law, uses and abuses of, (P. P.) sum-