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ECLECTIC MAGAZINE

FOREIGN LITERATURE, SCIENCE, AND ART.

OLD SERIES, COMPLETE IN LXIII. VOLS.

JANUARY, 1844, TO DECEMBER, 1864.

NEW SERIES, VOL. VI.

JULY TO DECEMBER, 1867.

W. H. BIDWELL, EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR.

NEW-YORK:.
PUBLISHED AT No. 5 BEEKMAN STREET.

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History of Agriculture and Prices in Eng Quinot, Edgar, on Rerolution . . . 296

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Hunt, Thomas, M.D., In Memoriam,

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Recreation, The Rationale of,

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Imagination, The, Its Functions and Cul Ruskin, John,

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Tafluence of Tasso on Milton and Spenser,
Italian Question, The, the Religious Side
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Salmon Ponds, The Magic, ... in 374
Scotland, Burton's History of, . . , 453

Sentiment and Philanthropy,.. .. 408
Lar, The Reign of, by the Duke of Argyll, 284 Shakspeare's Play of Macbeth, Notes
Lay yers, A Book about, .

316 upon the Characters in,
Lear's Fool, . . . .
563 Seven Weeks' War, Thę,

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Lliberty, Religious,

304 Social Aspect, The, of German Protestant-
Lilt Insurance, On, and Vital Statistics, 28

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Lisz., Franz, The Second Mozart, . 747

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The Morality of Literary Art,

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British Quarterly.

need never feel ashamed to say where we THE WORKS OF MRS. GASKELL.*

have been—a comfortable consciousness

that does not remain with us after the “QUAND une lecture vous êlève l'es- perusal of certain younger authors, who prit, et qu'elle vous inspire des sentiments yet set up for moralists. She is never nobles et courageux, ne cherchez pas afraid of degrading her subject by homeune autre règle pour juger de l'ouvrage; ly details, and on whatever she touches il est bon, et fait de main d'ouvrier.” she leaves the artist - mark of reality. This dictum of Jean de la Bruyère is pe- Other novel - writers of her generation culiarly applicable to the works of Mrs. have more poetry, more scholarship, more Gaskell, whose too brief literary career grace, eloquence and passion, but in the was closed by death early in the past art of telling a story she has no superior year. It is hardly possible to read a page -perhaps no equal. of her writing without getting some It is nineteen years since Mrs. Gaskell good from it. The style is clear and made her first essay in fiction in “MARY forcible, the tone pure, the matter whole- BARTON,” a tale of Manchester Life, which some. Under her guidance we are al- but yesterday was adapted to the stage ways taken into cleanly company, and under the name of the “ Long Strike,” —

a remarkable testimony to its abiding * 1. Mary Barion: A Tale of Manchester Life. popularity. Novels have been styled 2. North and South.

Week-day Sermons, novelists Week-day 3. Cranford, 4. The Grey Woman, and other Stories,

Preachers, and in more than one of her 5. Round the Sofa.

stories, Mrs. Gaskell takes up the para6. Ruth,

ble of Dives and Lazarus with the avow7. A Dark Night's Work.

ed object of telling one half the world 8. Life of Charlotte Bronté. 9. Sylvia's Lovers.

how the other half lives, that knowledge 10. Cousin Phillis, and other Stories,

may breed sympathy, and sympathy 11. Wives and Daughters.

bring about redress for those sufferings NEW SERIES-VOL. VI. No. 1.

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