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than European one-Character of the English against
success of the Reserve-Reorganization prejudicial to
regimental officers-Five years of command, too little
and too much-New rules for retirement of officers
bad, and heavy on taxpayers-“Territorial Regiments"
another unwise change-Treatment of soldiers' wives
and widows-Value of our Volunteers—German disci-
pline impossible with Englishmen.

ART. IV. RECENT WORKS ON THE STATE OF GERMANY

A new departure in German Historical Literature-Note-

worthy works by Janssen, Dacheux, Höfler, Lederer,

and Pastor-How each of these works is the comple-

ment of the other—Nicholas Cusanus–Printing, educa-

tion, and sermons in fifteenth century-The Humanists

and the Reformation—State of the Fine Arts—Manners

and customs of the people—Territorial lords, agricul-

ture, commerce, guilds, &c.—Influence of Roman law

on the German people—John Geiler and his preaching

-His rigorism.

Art. V.-THE REVISION OF THE NEW TESTAMENT

Catholics have a deep vested interest in the English Bible-

English Religion a Bible Religion-Excellence of Douai

Bible as compared with King James's—Convocation

and Revision-Textual Criticism and its Results—The

present Revision-Changes that affect Catholic Truth

-Its notable omissions— Treatment of the Three

Heaver:ly Witnesses.

Art. VI.-Catholic MissioNS IN EQUATORIAL AFRICA .

Uganda, kingdom of the Kabaka, Mtesa—Mtesa's Cha-

racter and Power—Mgr. Lavigerie's Story of the Al-

gerian Missions—Christian Villages of St. Cyprien and

Ste. Monique-Attempt to found Christian Colony at

Timbuctoo—Algerian Missionaries undertake missions

in Equatorial Africa—They land at Zanzibar and or-

ganize a Caravan—They start for the Great Lakes-

Glories of African Landscape and Misadventures.

Art. VII.-A RECENT CONTRIBUTION TO English HISTORY

The Title and Character of Father Bridgett's Book-

Belief in Real Presence in Early British Church-And

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in Anglo-Saxon Church-Its penitential System a

Proof of the Real Presence--Zeal and Honour for

Blessed Sacrament in Early Norman Times—The Inter-

dict of Innocent III, and the Faith of the people,

Wycliffe and the Lollards—Importance of Father

Bridgett's Volumes.

Art VIII.-ON SOME REASONS

NATIONAL RETURN TO THE FAITH

Upward Tendency in the Establishment from the Begin-

ning-Increase of Religious Observances in this Cen-

tury–Religious Movements of Wesley and others in

last Century and beginning of this—Romantic Litera-

ture, Art, and Language-Influence of French and

Irish Immigrations-English Martyrdoms for the Faith

-Conversions, typical, widespread, and influential-

Present Aspect.

Art IX.-MR. GLADSTONE'S SECOND LAND Bill

Need of New Measures for protection of Irish Tenantry-

Form of the Bill-State of Case between Landlord and

Tenant-Variety of Agricultural Conditions-Ulster

Custom-Condition of Connaught and Munster-Mea-

sures of the Bill examined—“Fair Rent” provisions

Fixity of Tenure-Miscellaneous Provisions—Constitu-

tion of the Court and Land Commission-General

Criticism of the Bill.

Notices Of CATHOLIC CONTINENTAL PERIODICALS.

The Katlwlik-Historisch-politische Blätter-La Scuola

Cattolica-Revue des Questions Historiques.

NOTICES OF Books

Professor Mivart's The Cat-Spencer and Exell's Pulpit

Commentary-Clarke's Book of Job-Buxton's Hand-

book to Political Questions of the Day-Father Goldie's

Bygone Oxford-Paoli's Life of Rosmini-Serbati-

Ffrench Duff's Lusiad of Camoens—Wemyss Reid's

Politicians of To-day-Rev. H. Fanshawe Tozer's

Turkish Armenia—Moncure D. Conway's Demonology

and Devil-Lore-Wren's Intermediate History of Eng-

land-Vallaurius's Inscriptiones-Father Morris's Life

of Fr. John Gerard-Father Matthew Russell's Erin-

Berger's Registres d'Innocent IV.-Wallon's Tribunal

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Révolutionnaire de Paris-Cochin's Etudes Sociales et
EconomiquesAbbé Morlais's Libre Arbitre de Vauven-
argues-Sister M. F. Clare's Cloister Songs—Rev. T. K.
Cheyne's Prophecies of Isaiah-Davies's Hindu Philo-
sophy-Edwin Arnold's Hindu Poetry-Rev. J. Long's
Eastern Proverbs—Autobiography of Mark Rutherford
-Warren's Liturgy and Ritual of Celtic Church-Father
Antonia à Vicetia's Breviloquium of St. Bonaventure-
Lexicon Bonaventurianum Bruck's Hessel's Lex
Salica-Ryan's Patriotic, Religious, and Miscellaneous
Poems-Father Ryder's Catholic Controversy-Rev. W.
W. Hutchings' Bonaventure's Life of Christ.

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