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THE BRITISH

QUARTERLY REVIEW.

JANUARY AND APRIL,

1857.

VOL. XXV.

LONDON:

JACKSON & WALFORD, 18, ST. PAUL'S CHURCHYARD;

AND
SIMPKIN, MARSHALL AND CO., STATIONERS' HALL COURT.

EDINBURGH: W. OLIPHANT AND SONS.
GLASGOW: J. MACLEHOSE.-DUBLIN: J. ROBERTSON.

LONDON :

SAVILL AND EDWARDS, PRINTERS, CHANDOS STREET,

COVENT GARDEN.

CONTENTS OF NO XLIX.

PAGE

I. 1. The Great Oger of Poisoning; the Trial of the Earl of

Somerset for the Poisoning of Sir Thomas Overbury

in the Tower of London, and various matters con-

nected therewith, from contemporary MSS. By

ANDREW Amos, Esq.

2. A complete Collection of the State Trials and Pro-

ceedings for High Treason, and other Crimes and

Misdemeanors. Fourth Edition. By F. HARGRAVE,

Esq.

3. The Queen v. Palmer. Verbatim Report of the Trial

of William Palmer.

3

II. Prize Essay on the Prevention of the Smoke Nuisance.

By CHARLES WYE WILLIAMS, Associate Institute

Civil Engineers .

47

III. The Life of Henry Cornelius Agrippa Von Nettesheim,

Doctor and Knight, commonly known as a Magician.

By Henry MORLEY, author of ' Palissy the Potter,'

&c. .

63

IV. 1. Third and Fourth Reports from the Select Committee

of the House of Commons on Accidents in Coal

Mines, 26th July, 1853, and 26th June, 1854.

2. Our Coal and our Coal Pits-the People in them, and

the Scenes around them. By a Traveller Under-

ground

86

V. The Mosaic Dispensation considered as Introductory

to Christianity. Eight Sermons, preached before the

University of Oxford, at the Bampton Lecture for

the year 1856. By the Rev. EDWARD ARTHUR

LITTON, M.A., late Fellow of Oriel College

111

VI. The Works of Sir Thomas Browne. Edited by Simon

WILKIN, F.L.S.

. 143

VII. Histoire des Grandes Opérations Financières, Banques,

Bourses, Emprunts, Banquiers, Fournisseurs, Ac-

quéreurs des Biens Nationaux. Par M. CAPEFIGUE. 177

VIII. 1. Five Years' Progress of the Slave Power.

2. A Few Months in America. By James ROBERTSON.

3. The Constitution of the United States compared with

By H. S. TREMENHEERE.

4. An Address illustrative of the Nature and Power of the

Slave States and the Duties of the Free States. By

JOSIAH QUINCY.

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