9. Abolition of the double vote, and fixing conditions as to election and eligibility.

LXX. All laws and ordonnances contrary to the present reform of the Charta, are declared to be null and void.

Page 256. Mr. T. Dehay, in his list of cities and towns in France (those of the department of the Seine excepted), gives-195 cities and towns possessing public libraries, containing between two to three millions of volumes, which, for a population of 32,000,000 souls, gives a proportion of one volume to every fifteen inhabitants. Paris, on the contrary, as I have said, has nine public librairies, containing 1,378,000 volumes, or three volumes to every two inhabitants, the capital containing 771,000 souls.

The number of works published in 1833, may be thus divided !

Poems, songs, incidental pieces, and irregular verse, 275.-Science, medicine, law, natural history in all its varieties, political economy, 532.- Novels, tales, translated novels, fabulous legends and traditions, works of imagination, 355.- History, facts, private and local narratives, disputations, sketches of history, 213.-Philosophy, metaphysics, morals, theories, 102.-Fine arts, travels and voyages, 170.-Devotion, theology, mystical bistory, 235.—Theatre: pieces in verse and prose, performed or not performed, 179.–Foreign works, 604; Greek, Latin, &c.-Lastly, pamphlets, libels, prospectuses, legal claims, pleadings, speeches, flights of fancy, unstamped publications, 4346.—Total number of works published, 7011.

There are in Paris seventy-six newspapers and periodicals connected with literature; and in this number are not included the manuals published by the different professions. List OF THE VARIOUS LITERARY ESTABLISHMENTS IN PARIS HAVING FOR THEIR


Bibliothèques.—Royale; de l’Arsenal; Mazarine; Sainte-Geneviève; de la Ville de Paris; de l'Institut; de l'Ecole de Médecine; du Jardin; de l'Université.

Muséum, d'Histoire naturelle; Jardin des plantes ; Composition des Tableaux et Dessins; au Louvre pour les auteurs décédés; au Luxembourg pour les auteurs vivans.

Musées, des Antiques; de l'Artillerie; Cours d'Archéologie; Conservatoire de Musique; Société des Amis des Arts.

Ecoles, des langues Orientales vivantes, annexée au Collége par Louis-leGrand; des Chartes; Polytechnique; Militaire; spéciale de Pharmacie; des Longitudes; de Théologie; de Droit; de Médecine; des Sciences et des Lettres ; Normale (for the instruction of professors); des Mines; des Ponts et Chaussées ; de Peinture; de Dessin ; d'Architecture; de Natation ; d'Equitation; trois spéciales du Commerce; centrale des Arts et Manufactures ; de Commerce et des Arts industriels ; Académie Royale de Médecine.

Colleges.—Britannique, Irlandais, Ecossais et Anglais (founded in Paris for young Catholics of the three kingdoms, who wish to be educated in France); de France; Bourbon, 700 in-door pupils; Challemagne, 8 to 900 out-door pupils ; Henry IV., 772 in and out-door pupils ; Louis-le-Grand, 924 in and out-door pupils; Saint-Louis, in and out-door pupils ; 750 de l'Industrie; Stanislas et Rollin, 550 in-door pupils (both of these are private); Concours d'Aggrégation (no one can be appointed a Professor to any Royal College without having first obtained the title of “Aggrégé" at the Concours); Cours Normal.

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