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THE

NORTH AMERICAN

REVIEW.

VOL. CXXVI.

Tros Tyriusque mihi nullo discrimine agetur.

NEW YORK:
D. APPLETON AND COMPANY,

049 & 551 BROADWAY.

1878.

COPYRIGHT BY

ALLEN THORNDIKE RICE.

1878.

CONTENTS OF VOL. CXXVI.

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CHARLES SUMNER. By GEORGE F. Hoar, United States

Senator from Massachusetts

1

A CRUMB FOR THE “MODERN SYMPOSIUM.” By John FISKE 27

THE ART OF DRAMATIC COMPOSITION. Part I. By DION

BOUCICAULT

40

GENERAL AMNESTY. By John RANDOLPH TUCKER, Member
of Congress from Virginia

53
THE ENGLISH ARISTOCRACY. By W. E. H. LECKY

62

REMINISCENCES OF THE Civil WAR. By Gen. RICHARD

TAYLOR

77

THE ORIGIN OF THE ITALIAN LANGUAGE. By W. W. STORY 97

EPHESUS, CYPRUS, AND MYCENÆ. By BAYARD TAYLOR 111

CAPTURE OF KARS, AND FALL OF PLEVNA. (With Maps.)
By Gen. GEORGE B. MCCLELLAN

132

CURRENCY QUACKS, AND THE SILVER BILL. By MANTON

MARBLE

156

CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE :

Woolsey's Political Science, 171.-Proctor's Myths and Marvels of Astronomy, 174.

-Geikie's Life and Words of Christ, 175.-Sullivan's New Ireland, 176.--Bowen's Mod-

ern Philosophy from Descartes to Schopenhauer and Hartmann, 178.- Avery's Califor-

nian Pictures in Prose and Verse, 179.--

Linderman's Money and Legal Tender in the

United States, 180.- Victor Hugo's Histoire d'un Crime, 180. —Cook's House Beautiful,

182.- Trowbridge's Book of Gold, and other Poems, 184.–Klunzinger's Upper Egypt,

185.- Habberton's Budge and Toddie, 188.

THE ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES. By General JAMES A.

GARFIELD, Member of Congress from Ohio. With Let-

ters of Generals SHERMAN and HancocK

133

ExGLISH AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES COMPARED, By

CHARLES W. ELIOT, LL.D., President of Harvard College 217

STONEWALL JACKSON AND THE VALLEY CAMPAIGN.

RICHARD TAYLOR

238

THE Death-STRUGGLE OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY. By

GEORGE W. JULIAN

262

THE POSITION OF THE JEWS IN AMERICA. By Rabbi Gus-

TAV GOTTHEIL .

293

By Gen.

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