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3.—Memoiren von März, 1848, bis Juli, 1849. Beitrag zur Gesch
ichte der Wiener Revolution von Dr. Anton Füster, &c., &c. Frankfurt, a M. 1850. 2 vols., 12mo., pp. 296 and 304.
Dr. Füster was formerly a Professor of Theology at Görz, for eight years Preacher at Triest, Dom-Prediger at Laibach, and at length, in 1847, Professor of Theology and Pædagogy at the University of Vienna. He was apparently a Catholic, but distinguished for liberal opinions. He was one of the leaders in the beginning of the Revolution at Vienna, the Commander of the Academic Legion, and for some time the actual Ruler of Vienna. At the failure of the Revolution, he was obliged to flee for his life. These two volumes, containing his account of the Austrian Revolution, are authentic and interesting. They are written with a good deal of minute detail, in a style singularly fresh and vigorous. Some of the speeches of Dr. Füster indicate great powers of popular oratory. He is now in Boston, no longer a Catholic. He preaches on his own account to a German congregation every Sunday evening, advocating the liberal principles of Protestantism. He is a learned and accomplished man.
The Austrian persecution still follows him to America.
4.-The Scarlet Letter: a Romance. By NATHANIEL Haw
THORNE. Boston. 1850. 12mo. pp. IV. and 322.
EVERYBODY will rejoice that Mr. Hawthorne has broken his long silence and given us another tale. For power of conception and beauty of execution, we think this a great deal superior to any of his former productions. The romance would be an ornament to any literature in the world. We are glad to learn that its sale has been rapid beyond precedent for a work of this character.
5.—Poems. By Henry WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW. In two
volumes, a new edition. Boston. 1850. 12mo. pp. XVI. and 475 ; vi. and 452.
Mr. LONGFELLOW is the most popular poet of America, and his many friends — for we think so loving a spirit has no enemies — will welcome these two beautiful volumes, full of their old favorites. The author has collected here all the pieces from his pen which he wishes to preserve; all but one we think have been published before,- the Prelude, a pleasing introduction to the series which follows.
6.— The Life and Religion of Mohammed, as contained in the
Sheeah Traditions of the Hyât-ulKuloob. Translated from the Persian. By Rev. James L. MERRICK, eleven years Missionary to the Persians. Member of the American Oriental Society. Boston. 1850. 8vo. pp. xvi. and 489.
This is one of the most valuable contributions to the Mohammedan literature of the Christian world which has been made for many years. Mr. Merrick translates from the second volume of the Hyâtul-Kuloob, or Life of Hearts, a work written by Mobammed Bâker, a celebrated and voluminous Persian author, who was born about A. D. 1627, and died about 1697. All the lives of Mohammed, known to the Christians hitherto, have been derived from a single sect of Mohammedans,— the Sunnees; this comes from the rival sect, the Sheeahs. The book is curious and entertaining as well as instructive. The translation has been executed with great care and fidelity by Mr. Merrick. We would say more of it here, but have prepared an elaborate article on the subject, which will appear in another place.
7.- The Optimist. By HENRY T. TUCKERMAN, &c. New York.
1850. 12mo. pp. XII. and 273.
This volume contains twenty-two essays on "all sorts of subjects, such as New England Philosophy, and New York Colonists, Hands, Hair, Manner, Flowers, Humor, Love and the Weather. These several papers are of quite unequal merit, but some of them are original in thought and written in a fresh and pleasing style. The author does not aim at a very " high praise,” but has written an agreeable book.
LIST OF NEW PUBLICATIONS RECEIVED. Aristotelis Metaphysica recognovit et ennarravit Hermannus Bonitz, &c. Bonnæ. 1848–9. 2 vols. 8vo. pp. xx. and 278; vi. and 626.
Cassii Dionis Cocceiani Rerum romanorum Libri Octoginta ab Immanuele Bekkero recogniti. Lipsiæ. 1849.. 2 vols. 8vo. pp. vi. 536 and 593.
Chronologie der Apostolischen Zeitalters bis zum Tode des Apostel Paulus und Petrus. Ein Versuch über die Chronologie und Abassungszeit des Apostelgeschichte and der paulinischen Briefe. Von Dr. Karl Wieseler, &c. &c. Göttingen. 1848. 8vo. pp. XVI. and 606.
Friedrich Schleiermacher's Literarischer Nachlass. Zur Philosophie, Siebenter Band, Erziehungslehre. Berlin. 1849. 8vo. pp. XXVI. and 816.
Sancti Irenæi Episcopi lugdunensis quæ supersunt Omnia, &c. &c. Ed: Adolphus S. Stierren. Tomi 1. Pars 1. Lips. 1848. pp. viii. and 320. Tomi 11. Pars i. (Apparatus.) pp. vill. and 528.
Das Evangelium und die Briefe Johannis nach ihrem Lehrbegriff dargestellt von Dr. Adolf Hilgenfeld, &c. Halle. 1849. pp. viii. and 356.
Handbuch der Kirchlichen Geographie und Statistik von den Zeiten der Apostel, bis zu dem Anfânge des xvi. ten Jahrhunderts, &c. &c. Von J. E. T. Willisch. Berlin. 1846. 2 vols. 8vo. pp. VI. and 534, x. and 426.
Die Zitten und Gebräuche der Deutschen und ihrer Nachbarvölker mit Bezugsnahme auf die Mythen und Volkssagen, von F. Nork. (Vol. xii. of the Kloster.") Stuttgart. 1849. 16mo. pp. viii. and 1188.
Dr. Philipp Mahrheinicke Theologische Vorlesungen, herausgegeben von Stephan Matthies und Vatke. Berlin. 1847-1849. 4 vols. 8vo. pp. XXX. and 641, x. and 593, vi. and 626, vi. and 693.
Eie Erdkunde von Asien von Carl Ritter. Band viii., lite Abt. Die SinaiHalbinsel. Berlin. 1848. 8vo. (Vol. xiv. of the book.) pp. XVIII. and 1141.
Die Wahre und falsche Orthodoxie. Eine Geschichtliche Darstellung von Dr. C. F. von Ammon. Lips. 1848. 8vo. pp. xiv. and 322.
Elementary Sketches of Moral Philosophy, delivered at the Royal Institutions in the years 1804, 1805, and 1806. By the Rev. Sydney Smith M. A., London. 1850. 8vo. pp. XII. and 424.
Essays on his own Times, forming a second series of the Friend. By Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Edited by his daughter. London. 1850. 3 vols. 12mo. pp. Xciu. and 1034.
Lamartine on Atheism. Atheism among the People. By Alphonse de Lamartine. Boston. 1850. 12vo. pp. 71.
Anthropology; or the Science of Man, in its Bearing on War and Slavery, &c. &c. &c. By Henry C. Wright. Cincinnati. 1850. 12mo. pp. 96.
Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. By Edward Gibbon, Esq., with notes by the Publisher, H. H. Milman, &c. A new edition, to which is added a complete index of the whole work. In six volumes. Boston. 1850. Vol. II, III. and IV. 12mo. pp. XIV. and 593., XV. and 643, xvi. and 637. [This is reprinted from Milman's latest edition.]
The Heavenly Union, or New Jerusalem, on Earth. Its Principles, Practices,
The Harmony of Interests, Agricultural, Manufacturing, and Commercial.
Duties of Young Men. By E. H. Chapin. Revised edition. Boston. 1850.
Duties of Young Women. By E. H. Chapin. Boston. 1850. 16mo. pp.
A History of Jesus. By W. H. Furness. Boston. 1850. 12mo. pp. 292.
The Angel World, and other Poems. By J. H. Bailey. Boston. 1850.
Frontenac, or the Atotarho of the Iroquois, a metrical Romance. By Alfred
Tea and the Tea Trade, &c. &c., by Gideon Nye, Jr., of Canton. Third edition.
Latter-Day Pamphlets, edited by Thomas Carlyle, &c. Boston. 1850. 12mo.
Letters to the Hon. William W. Meredith, Secretary of the Treasury, on his
Free Schools; an Address delivered before the Onondaga Teachers' Institute, April 20, 1850. By William Crandall, &c. Syracuse. 1850. 8vo. pp. 15.
The Inseparable Trio; a Sermon delivered before His Excellency, George N. Briggs, &c. &c. &c., at the Annual Election, &c. By Edward Hitchcock, D. D., LL. D., &c. Boston. 1850. 8vo. pp. 45.
The Church and the World; a Lecture delivered by the Right Rev. John Hughes, D. D., Bishop of New York. New York. 1850. 8vo. pp. 31.
Farewell : a Sermon preached to the First Church, on resigning its Pastoral Charge, Sunday, March 10, 1850. By N. L. Frothingham. Printed by Request. Boston. 1850. 8vo. pp. 26.
An Essay on the Opium Trade, Including a Sketch of its History, Extent, Effects, &c. &c. By Nathan Allen, M. D. Boston. 1850. 8vo. pp. 68.
Parallels between the Constitutions and Constitutional History of England and Hungary. By J. Toulmin Smith, Esq., &c. &c. Boston.° 1850.
8vo. The Joys of Toil; a Poem, pronounced on the Thirtieth Anniversary of the Mechanic Apprentices' Library Association, February 22, 1850, by George Coolidge, &c. &c. &c. Boston. 1850. 8vo. pp. 16.
The Union of the Human Race; a Lecture delivered before the Quincy Lyceum, in Quincy, Mass., Feb. 7, 1850. By William P. Lunt. Boston. 1850. 8vo. pp. 37.
A Lecture Introductory to the Course on Surgery, delivered at the Massachusetts Medical College, in Boston. By Henry J. Bigelow, M. D., &c. Boston. 1850. 8vo. pp. 24.
Substance of the Speech made by Gerrit Smith, in the Capitol of the State of New York, March 11 and 12, 1850. Albany. 1850. 8vo. pp. 30.
Speech of the Hon. Daniel Webster, upon the subject of Slavery ; delivered in the United States Senate, on Thursday, March 7, 1850; as revised and corrected by himself. Boston. 1850. 8vo. pp. 39.
Review of Webster's Speech on Slavery. By Wendell Phillips. Boston. 1850. 8vo. pp. 44.
New Dangers to Freedom, and new Duties for its Defenders ; a Letter by the Hon. Horace Mann, to his Constituents. May 3, 1850. Boston. 1850. 8vo. pp. 32.
Theodore Parker's Review of Webster. Speech of Theodore Parker, &c., &c. March 25, 1850. Boston. 1850. 8vo. pp. 26.
Slavery and the Constitution. Both Sides of the Question. By Francis E. Brewster. Philadelphia. 1850. 8vo. pp. 24.
A Latter-Day Pamphlet. Christ and the Pharisees upon the Sabbath. By a Student of Divinity; some time Student of Law, &c. 'Boston. 1850. 8vo.
Remarks on the Comparative Value of different Anæsthetic Agents. By George Hayward, M. D., &c. Boston. 1850. 8vo. pp. 11.
Illegality of the Trial of John W. Webster. By Lysander Spooner. Boston. 1850. 8vo. pp. 16.