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The International Magazine, Volume 2, No. 2, January, 1851 is a captivating compilation of literary works penned by various authors. This unique collection offers readers a diverse array of stories, articles, and poems, promising something for everyone within its pages.

One of the standout features of this magazine is the sheer variety of genres and themes it explores. From historical narratives to fantastical tales, readers will find themselves transported to different worlds and times with each turning page. The magazine seamlessly transitions between stories, ensuring that readers are continuously engaged and entertained.

The writing in this collection is exemplary, displaying the talent and skill of the various contributors. Each author presents their work with great sophistication, carefully crafting their prose and utilizing evocative language. The magazine is a testament to the mastery of its authors, demonstrating their ability to captivate readers and invoke a range of emotions.

What sets this magazine apart is its dedication to providing a holistic reading experience. In addition to the fiction and poetry, the articles included offer enlightening insights into various topics. These pieces cover subjects as diverse as science, history, and art. The magazine thus succeeds in both entertaining and educating its readers, making for a well-rounded and stimulating read.

Moreover, the selection of authors featured in this volume ensures that readers encounter a multitude of perspectives. These inclusive voices offer a glimpse into different cultures, challenging readers to broaden their understanding and empathy. The magazine embraces the notion that literature is a powerful tool for fostering connections and promoting understanding among individuals from diverse backgrounds.

As with any compilation, some pieces may resonate more with readers than others, depending on personal taste. However, the overall quality and diversity of the content make this magazine an enriching read for anyone interested in literature. Its ability to captivate, educate, and foster empathy sets it apart from its contemporaries.

Overall, The International Magazine, Volume 2, No. 2, January, 1851 is a must-read for literature enthusiasts. Its thoughtfully curated collection of stories, articles, and poetry will transport readers to different worlds while simultaneously broadening their horizons. This magazine is a testament to the power of storytelling and the enduring value of literature.

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Of Literature, Art, and Science.

Vol. II. NEW YORK, JANUARY 1, 1851. No. II.

Transcriber's note: Minor typos have been corrected and footnotes moved to the end of the article.



Edmund Burke is the most illustrious name in the political history of England. The exploits of Marlborough are forgotten, as Wellington's will be, while the wisdom and genius of Burke live in the memory, and form a portion of the virtue and intelligence of the British nation and the British race. The reflection of this superior power and permanence of moral grandeur over that which, at best, is but a vulgar renown, justifies the most sanguine expectations of humanity.

It may be said of Burke, as it was said by him of another, that "his mind was generous, open, sincere; his manners plain, simple, and noble; rejecting all sorts of duplicity and disguise, as useless to his designs, and odious to his nature. His understanding was comprehensive, steady, and vigorous, made for the practical business of the state.... His knowledge, in all things which concerned his duty was profound.... He was not more respectable on the public scene, than amiable in private life.... A husband and a father, the kindest, gentlest, most indulgent, he was every thing in his family, except what he gave up to his country... Continue reading book >>

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