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THE CONTEMPORARY REVIEW

VOLUME XXXVI. SEPTEMBER DECEMBER, 1879

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STRAHAN AND COMPANY LIMITED 34 PATERNOSTER ROW, LONDON 1879

Ballantyne Press BALLANTYNE AND HANSON, EDINBURGH CHANDOS STREET, LONDON

CONTENTS OF VOLUME XXXVI.

SEPTEMBER, 1879. PAGE The Future of China. By Sir Walter H. Medhurst 1

Animals and Plants. By Professor St. George Mivart 13

The Artistic Dualism of the Renaissance. By Vernon Lee 44

The Social Philosophy and Religion of Comte. By Professor Edward Caird. IV. 66

The Problem of the Great Pyramid. By Richard A. Proctor 93

Conspiracies in Russia under the Reigning Czar. By Karl Blind 120

The First Sin, as Recorded in the Bible and in Ancient Oriental Tradition. By François Lenormant 148

Political and Intellectual Life in Greece. By N. Kasasis 164

Contemporary Books:

I. Biblical Literature, under the Direction of the Hon. and Rev. W. H. Fremantle 182

II. Essays, Novels, Poetry, &c. under the Direction of Matthew Browne 187

OCTOBER, 1879.

India and Afghanistan. By Lieut. Colonel R. D. Osborn 193

Critical Idealism in France. By Paul Janet 212

On the Moral Limits of Beneficial Commerce. By Francis W. Newman 232

The Myths of the Sea and the River of Death. By C. F. Keary 243

Mr. Macvey Napier and the Edinburgh Reviewers. By Matthew Browne 263

The Supreme God in the Indo European Mythology. By James Darmesteter 274

Lazarus Appeals to Dives. By Henry J. Miller 290

The Forms and Colours of Living Creatures. By Professor St. George Mivart 313

Contemporary Life and Thought in Turkey. By an Eastern Statesman 334

Contemporary Books:

I. History and Literature of the East, under the Direction of Professor E. H. Palmer 350

II. Classical Literature, under the Direction of Rev. Prebendary J. Davies 359

III. Essays, Novels, Poetry, &c.under the Direction of Matthew Browne 366

NOVEMBER, 1879.

On Freedom. By Professor Max Müller 369

Mr. Gladstone: Two Studies suggested by his "Gleanings of Past Years." I. By a Liberal. II. By a Conservative 398

The Ancien Régime and the Revolution in France. By Professor von Sybel 432

What is the Actual Condition of Ireland? By Edward Stanley Robertson 451

The Deluge: Its Traditions in Ancient Nations. By François Lenormant 465

Suspended Animation. By Richard A. Proctor 501

John Stuart Mill's Philosophy Tested. IV. Utilitarianism. By Professor W. Stanley Jevons 521

DECEMBER, 1879.

The Lord's Prayer and the Church: Letters Addressed to the Clergy. By John Ruskin, D.C.L. 539

India under Lord Lytton. By Lieut. Colonel R. D. Osborn 553

On the Utility to Flowers of their Beauty. By the Hon. Justice Fry 574

Where are we in Art? By Lady Verney 588

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