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The “ Archiv" of the city was blown up with the “Rathhaus," at Hamburg, and with it many most valuable documents connected with the history, not only of Hamburg, but of all the other principal cities and states of Europe, more particularly of England, have perished.-Wilhelm Schlegel
a series of lectures on Ancient and Modern India. The University of Tübingen, a few weeks ago, received a present from the Directors of the English East India Company, of sixty-seven Oriental works, chiefly in Sanscrit, printed at Calcutta.
In a marsh, in the duchy of Limburg, a wooden bridge, 1250 ells long, and about three ells broad, has been discovered. The principal beams are as hard as stone, but the cross-beams are completely decayed. They are covered with an unctuous mass, supposed to have been a kind of cement.
Marshal Soult has appointed a Commission charged to draw up and prepare for publication a grammar and dictionary of the Berber or Kabyle language. It has hitherto been supposed that the various dialects of Africa were more or less corruptions of the old Arabic. This error has now been satisfactorily removed. They bear no similitude either to the Arabic, the Coptic, or the Hebrew, though a few Arabic roots have been admitted into them.-In the Royal Library at Paris, a Bohemian manuscript was lately discovered, containing several theological essays by John Huss.
A work of some importance to the scientific world has just been published, namely, a description of all the obelisks of Rome, accompanied by as complete an explanation as the recent discoveries relative to the Hieroglyphics of Egypt permitted.
Allen, Morrill & Wardwell will shortly publish at the Codman press : A Grammar of the German language. By Geo. H. Noehden, L. L. D., etc. From the eighth London Edition, by the Rev. C. H. F. Bialloblotzky, Ph. D. Revised and conformed to the present state of German Philology. By Barnas Seares, President of the Newton Theol. Seminary.-- James Munroe & Co. have in press The Gorgias of Plato, with Notes by Prof. Woolsey :-also a new vol. by Mrs. Sigourney, descriptive of a Tour in England, Scotland and France, with engravings.- The next number of the Biblical Repository will contain the concluding article on Baptism by President Beecher.
INDEX TO VOLUME VIII,
231; aqueduct from Solomon's
remarks suggested by a passage 239; of the prophets 240; a former
tower 241; a correction 242.
Blunt, Henry, M. A., Family Expo-
Tracy's History of, noticed 248. noticed 247.
a critical exposition of Leviticus deaf and dumb 269.
Scape-goat 116; Millenium of the
dency 384; his lamentations 385;
about religion 386; God explained
away 387; irreverence 338, heart-
Prof. Stuart on Heb. ix. 16–18, cording to Jeremy Bentham 390;
51; examined by Prof. Stuart 356. Carlyle's views of men 391; Ma-
ion of Christ concealed 393;
Dr. Robinson, first supplement, writings 394; his view of Napo-
Cogswell, Rev. Jonathan, D. D., Fa- change in Grecian education 36;
mily Discourses, noticed 263. Aristophanes' account of it 37;
of the State, the common people
had none 39; female influence 40;
prevailing character moral 42;
ferred to philosophy 45; import-
and Roman education to our own
introductory note, 269; number nexion between education and re-
ments 316; marriage and subse-
riage 320; success of his ministry
third marriage 324; his subsequent
life 325; his last years and death
327; his personal qualities 328;
discrimination and independence
349; his works recommended 355. on the same passage, by Prof. Stu-
Mr. Barnes' interpretation 357.
and other muchings, noticed 256. proofs of the meanings of words
proved to mean last will or lesta.
marks on Heb. ix : 16-18, by Prof. an important particular omitted ry
Mr. B. 365; his argument not valid
upon a matter of fact 370; re-
marks on other commentators 372;
the design of the Apostle's argu-
ment considered 373.
in Divinity, noticed 243.
History of the Christian Church, by
Dr. Hazelius, noticed 264.
Life of W. B. Homer 177.
Writings of, reviewed 177; he was
faithfully given 178; interesting
sermons 180; he had a method
in preaching 182; elegance of style
183; his skill in illustrating reli-
gious truth 185; rerparkable power
pressive eloquence 189; his attain-
ifications 191; the mystery of his
Prof Stuart, on 51; two interpreta- ters lo a Son in the Ministry, no-
ble 431; rules of construction not exhausted 467; music deso
from the Revue Théologique 154;
not suited to be popular-general
exposition of Pantheism 155; its
different theories 556; ancient
cian philosophy 158; Neoplaton-
ism 159; scientific pantheism 160;
dental idealism 162; Schelling and
Gaussen on Inspiration, noticed theism 166 ; its psychological
of Schmucker's Mental Philoso. Homer, reviewed 177.
Pearson, Jolin, D D, Exposition of
the Creed, noticed 257.
Philosophy, Mental, by Dr. Schmuck-
George Hill, D. D, noticed 243. Plan of Salvation, the Philosophy of
ings on this subject 413; but Je-
the determination of the will 415;
the doctrine of necessity 417; the
al of Sacred Interpretation, no- principles disclosed 420.
Poetical Works of John Sterling, no-
reviewed 142; the state of the Porter, Rev. Noah, Jr., on Transcen-
of Stilling 2; examples 3; the
ises 9; the mother of Augustine
natical ideas 11; examples in
tians have similar trials 14; na-
Richards, history of obscure 463; divine assistance in prayer 16;