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INDEX TO VOL. II.
Crabbe's Synonyms, notice of, 666. Elements of Reading and Oratory, H. Vau.
deville, notice of, 666.
C. Colton,) 341–My First Speculation, Facts of M. Valdemar's Case, (Edgar A.
Family Library, No. 173, notice of, 667.
tural History for Schools and Colleges, Agriculture, notice of, 218.
notice of, 435.
nia, notice of, 220.
Poems, notice of, 217.
sophy, review of H. Hurlburt's Essay, 328
- Human Rights, review continued, 437.
Ivory Christ, 12.
Elf-Land, a Poem, 457,
Jay, Life and Character of, (William H.Y.
Journal of a Whale Cruiser, Extract from,
Pan and Laïs, a Poem, (by Cujus,) 471.
Plato, the Study of, review of “Plato con-
tra Atheos," (Prof. Tayler Lewis,) 163.
Poets and Poetry of England, (E. P. Whip-
ple, 30-Shelly, 33—Walter Scott, 37
--Coleridge, 41--Southey, 43—Moore,
44—Thomas Campbell, ib.-Tennyson,
45— Proctor, (Barry Cornwall,) 48–
Keats, 49–Ebenezer Elliot, 51–T. B.
Macaulay, ib.—Mrs. Hemans, 53-Miss
Barrett, ib.-P. G. Bailey, 55.
torical Notes on its Adoption, 205–
Meeting of the Convention, 206—Opin-
ions of different members, ib.
Progress and Disorganization, (Il Secreta-
Promissi Sposi, Manzoni, notice of, 667.
(Il Secretario), 414.
Reid's Dictionary of the English Language,
notice of, 433.
Rejected Treasure, from the Swedish of
Reorganization of the Judiciary.— The Con-
rors in the Organization of the Common
Law Judiciary of the State, 475—Theory
of Reform, 477–Rights and Duties of
of a Judiciary, ib.-Universality of Ju-
risdiction, 481–Judiciary Elective, 482
Amotion of the Judges, 181-Judicial
Unity, ib.-Plurality of Judges, 185–
- Probibition of Fees, &c.,457_One Ge.
neral Appellate Court, ib.-Final Deci-
sions, ib.-System of Subordinate Ap-
peal, ib.-Present Division of the Law
Judicature of the State of New York,
235--Its Organization, 237-Mr. Poin ciary Reform, in 1837, 490—Plan of Re-
Reproof, the, Sonnet, (Laurens,) 153.
Rhine Wine Song, from the German, 256.
River, the, from the Swedish of Tegner,
Romanism, History of, notice of, 435.
Observations on the East, Dr. Durbin, no-
tice of, 668.
Scenery and Resources of Maine, (Rev.
Charles Upham,) 262.
Scotch School of Philosophy and Criticism, have not against those who have, 114–
386-Adam Smith, 358—Hume, Reed, Probable War upon the Tarifi, ib.
Taylor's Manual of Ancient and Modern
History, notice of, 220.
Texian Expedition against Meir, notice of,
The Ghostly Funeral, (Robert Oliver,) 69.
The Tree, a Sonnet, (Laurens,) 188.
Translations from the German, (George P.
the German of Claudius, ib. - The
257—The Fairies, 258-The River, from
the Swedish of Tegner, 357.
nopsis of, 127-Analysis of, 128 9.
Vathek, notice of, 434,
Warren's Law Studies, notice of, 668.
Western Clearings, notice of, 668.
Wheeler, Alfred, Poems of, 311.
Reading, notice of, 436–do. 545.
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