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Tennyson.' Of the contents of the volume, we need only say that it comprises most of the favorite pieces to which every reader first turns in any selection from Tennyson; and the paper, press work, and binding are unexceptionable. But the chief attraction is in the engravings, thirty-two in number, which are not only beautiful as pictures, but are real illustrations of the author's meaning. Many, perhaps most, of them, we are glad to say, are by American artists and engravers; while those to which English names are attached have been selected with excellent judgment. Where all the illustrations are so meritorious, it might be difficult to select any for special praise; but we have been particularly struck by those from the pencil of Hennessy, and by a little sea-view by Kensett. In no respect is this book inferior to the best illustrated editions of the poets which have appeared in former years; and the illustrations, we think, are better than we have seen in any similar volume.

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of Peace, 118-attitude of the
government, 119-popular tem-
per, 120-the South, 123-de-
struction of property, 125-con-
dition of the blacks, 127 negro
suffrage, 129 amnesty, 133.
Newman, F. W., on English Institu-
tions, 297 -on Homeric transla-
tion, 434.

Newman, J. H., Apologia pro Vitâ

the

tractarian

suâ, 343-363
movement, 347.

in the Tractarian

Nile Basin (Burton), 151.
Palgrave's Arabia, 327-342.
Parker, Theodore, Lessons of Nature
and Life, 137.
Parkman, Francis, French Colonists
in America, 365.
Pusey, his place
movement, 347.
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Queen's English, Alford, 146.
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Reconstruction, the President's pol-
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concentration of power, 412-re-
sults of six months, 414-grounds
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Ruskin, Sesame and Lilies, 431.

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theism of Christ, 169-authority,


173.

Thoreau, H. D., 96–117.
Tractarian Movement at Oxford, 347.
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relations, 30- Buckminster, 32;
and Channing, 34-doctrine, 36
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