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Bernardin de St. Pierre, By Arvède Barine. (Fisher Wolseley; and that of the fighting parson, John Leslie.. Unwin.)
D.D., who raised a company of foot and a troop of heavy ST. PIERRE was so typical a Frenchman that be finds a armed horee. When in command of the latter he is. place by right in a series of representative French writers. stated to have rendered important service to the ProÀ very Thoreau in bis enthusiasm for nature, as un. testant cause. In the appendix we find several lists practical as Goldsmith, and as visionary almost as Blake, which will be most useful to those who are interested in he was a lifelong dreamer of dreams and seeker of the Anglo-Scotch settlers in Ireland. There is a cataUtopias. He yearned for a world entirely governed by logue of the burgesses of Enniskillen in 1612; an sentiment and emancipated from the dull restraints of address of the inhabitants of that town, sent to William reason. Feeling, not reason, was for him the true guide and Mary in 1689, which seems to have been signed by of life and religion. The best source of our pleasures is the greater part of the bouseholders; and, what is ignorance, the mother of mystery, and the upholder of perhaps still more important, a list of the Crown tenants poetry against science. Crazy as St. Pierre knew him bolding lands in Fermanagh in 1678. A catalogue of self to be, he nevertheless aspired to the role of philo- the chief British families in Fermanagh in 1718 indicates sopher and social reformer. It is not generally remem. that the majority of the settlers were of Scottish exbered that his pretty little romance of ‘Paul and Virginia' traction, was originally only an episode or digression introduced in
A NEW annual edition (the twenty-ninth) of Mr. Her. an elaborate treatise, ‘Études de la Nature,' the object bert Fry's Guide to the London Charities has been issued of which was to demonstrate that the happiness of man by Chatto & Windus. consists in living according to nature and virtue. His young hero and heroine were intended to serve as lay
Long use has convinced us that The Author's Hairless figures to exhibit his philosophy to advantage, to prove Paper.Pad of the Leadenhall Press - upon which, the natural goodness of man and the futility of science, indeed, these very lines are being written-is a comfort and in general to set out the great truths propounded in to the writer. Anxious further to improve it, the pubbis more serious work. M. Barine's sketch, to which lishers have now added to it a back made of thick and Mr. A. Birrell contributes an introduction, is nicely pro- very serviceable blotting-paper. portioned to his subject, and readable. Mr. J. E. Gor. don's translation runs freely; but he should not make MR. ELLIOT STOCK announces a verbatim reprint of things “ differ to one another.
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concerning the events of 1689, by Canon Dwyer, and and his shorter lyrics bave often much tenderness, grace, and beauty. He elects to be didactic, and so narrows bis audience and to some extent impairs bis influence. We are glad, however, to see and possess a
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On all communications must be written the name and We bave received from Sir Charles S. King, Bart., address of the sender, not necessarily for publication, but Henry's Upper Lough Erne in 1739, odited with notes as a guarantee of good faith. and appendices (Dublin, McGee). The author of this
We cannot undertake to answer queries privately. interesting eketch was an Irish clergyman of the Estab. lished Church named William Henry. He seems to
To secure insertion of communications correspondents have been a man of considerable scientific attainments, must observe the following rule. Let ouch note, query, as he was one of the very few Irishmen who was in those or reply be written on a separate slip of paper, with the days a Fellow of the Royal Society. He died, an old signature of the writer and such address as he wishes to man, we gather, in 1768. The manuscript from which appear. Correspondents who repeat queries are requested Sir Charles King has printed this interesting fragment to head the second communication “Duplicate." is preserved among the Birch Collections in the British C. F. YONGE (“ Chained Books '').- This subject has. Museum. Why it was written does not seem clear. Had been fully discussed. See 1* S. viii. 93, 206, 273, 328, 453, it been a communication to the Royal Society it would, 595; 2, 174, 393 ; xi, 93, 213 ; xii, 312, 479 ; 2nd S. iii. we imagine, bave found a place in the Philosophical 338. Transactions, for in 1739 the Royal Society did not
T. (“What are Lauras ? ").-Gr. Saúpa. In early strictly confine itself to papers relating to physical science. Mr. Henry was a careful observer, and his monachism an aggregation of separate cells, under the account of the beautiful lake which he undertook to
control of a superior, in which monks dwelt apart, meetdescribe reads as if it had been written in the early ing, only on special occasions at worship or food. Conyears of this century. The writer was, however, more
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