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JACKSON, WALFORD, & HODDER, 27, PATERNOSTER ROW,

AND

SIMPKIN, MARSHALL, AND CO., STATIONERS' HALL COURT.

EDINBURGH: W. OLIPHANT AND CO.
GLASGOW: J. MACLEHOSE.-DUBLIN: J. ROBERTSON.

LONDON:

ROBERT X. BURT, PRINTBR,

ROLBORN HILL.

CONTENTS OF NO. LXXXI.

PAGE

I. A History of the Sepoy War in India, 1857-58. By

J. W. KAYE.

1

II. Marie Antoinette. Correspondance inedité de Marie

Antoinette.' Paris, 1864 . .

37

III 1. Speech of the Bishop of London at Glasgow, November

3, 1864.

2. Speech of the Right Hon. B. D'Israeli, M.P., at

Oxford, November 25, 1864.

3. Speech of the Bishop of Oxford at Hastings, October

29, 1864.

4. Charge of the Bishop of Salisbury at the triennial

visitation of his diocese, August 11, 1864

58

IV. 1. Passages from the Life of a Philosopher. By CHARLES

BABBAGE, Esq., M.A.

2. The Ninth Bridgewater Treatise. By CHARLES

BABBAGE, Esq.

3. The Economy of Machinery and Manufactures. By

CHARLES BABBAGE, Esq.

95

V. 1. The Supernatural in Relation to the Natural. By

the Rev. JAMES M'Cosh, D.L.D.

2. The Christ of the Gospels and the Christ of Modern

Criticism. By the Rev. JOHN TULLOCH, D.D.

3. The Restoration of Belief. By Isaad TAYLOR. A

New Edition.

4. Nature and the Supernatural, as together Constituting

the One System of God. By HORACE BUSHNELL,

D.D.

5. Melanges d'Histoire Religieuse. Par EDMUND

SCHERER

124

VI. 1. Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile.

By JOHN HANNING SPEKE, Captain H.M. Indian

Army.

2. What led to the Discovery of the Source of the Nile.

By J. H. SPEKE, H.M. Indian Army

152

VII. 1. Revue Archéologique, ou Recueil de Documents et de

Memoires relatifs a l'Etude des Monuments, a la

Numismatique et a la Philologie de l'Antiquité et

du Moyen Age. Publiés par les Principaux

Archéologues Français et Etrangers et accompagnés

de Planches Gravées d’apres les Monuments Origi-

naux. Nouvelle Série.

176062

2. Zeitschrift für Aegyptische Sprache und Alterthum-

skunde. (Journal for the Egyptian Language and

Archeology.) Herausgegeben

HEINRICH

BRUGSCH, in Berlin. Jahrgänge I and II.

3. Ueber die Zwölfte Aegyptische Königs-Dynastie. (On

the Twelfth Dynasty of the Egyptian Kings.)

Von R. LEPSIUS.

4. Etude sur la Série des Rois inscrits a la Salle des

Ancêtres de Thouthmes III. Par M. E. DE SAULCY,

Membre de l'Academie Imperiale de Metz, et de

Plusieurs autres Societés Savantes.

5. Melanges Egyptologiques, comprenant onze Disser-

tations sur differents Sujets. Par F. CHABAS,

Membre Honre. de l'Institut Egyptien, V.P. de la

Societé d'Histoire et d'Archéologie de Chalon-sur-

Saone, Correspondant de la Societé Imperiale des

Antiquaires de France, de la Societé Archéologique

de Langres, &c.

6. Les Papyrus Hieratiques de Berlin, avec un index

geographique et deux Planches de fac simile. Par

F. CHABAS.

7. Melanges Egyptologiques. IIme. Série. Par F.

CHABAS, comprenant des Articles de M. M. C. W.

GOODWIN, Dr. Edw. HINCKS, et Dr. S. BIRCH, le

tout formant 14 Dissertations et un Glossaire avec

Planches.

8. An Historical Survey of the Astronomy of the

Ancients. By the Right Hon. Sir GEORGE CORNE-

WALL LEWIS.

9. Sir G. C. Lewis on the Decipherment and Inter-

pretation of Dead Languages. _By P. LE PAGE

RENOUF. From the Atlantis. Vol. IV. . . 169

VIII. 1. Memoirs of the Rev. Thomas Raffles, D.D., LL.D.

By T. S. RAFFLES, Esq., B.A.

2. Memoir of the Rev. James Sherman. By H. ALLON.

3. John Leifchild, D.D. A Memoir by J. R. LEIFCHILD,

A.M.

4. Life and Philanthropic Labours of Andrew Reed,

D.D. By his Sons

190

IX. 1. Papers and Correspondence of the Italian Govern-

ment, presented to the Chambers.

2. Brigandage in South Italy. By DAVID HILTON 220

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THE BRITISH

QUARTERLY REVIEW.

JANUARY 2, 1865.

Art. I.- A History of the Sepoy War in India, 1857-58. By J.

W. KAYE. W. H. Allen & Co. With a sagacity amounting almost to prescience, and founded on a large experience of mankind, Lord Bacon predicted the certain results that might be expected to ensue from that particular combination of circumstances which actually came to pass in British India many generations after the prophetic essayist himself had been gathered to his fathers. For to * think,' he says, in his essay on Kingdoms and Estates, that an “ handful of People can with the greatest Courage and Policy in * the World embrace too large extent of Dominion, it may hold 'for a time, but it will fail suddenly. Again, with reference to Seditions and Troubles, he observes :

Shepherds of People had need know the Kalendars of Tempests in State, which are commonly greatest when things grow to equality; as natural Tempests are greatest about the Equinoctial

. And as there are certain hollow Blasts of Wind, and secret Swellings of Seas before a Tempest, so are there in States Libels and Licentious Discourses against the State when they are frequent and open; and, in like sort, false News often running up and down to the Disadvantage of the State, and hastily embrac'd, are amongst the Signs of Troubles.' And a little further on :

If there be Fuel prepar'd, it is hard to tell whence the Spark shall come that shall set it on fire. The Matter of Seditions is of two Kinds; much Poverty and much Discontentment. It is certain so many orerthrown Estates, so many Votes for Troubles.

And let no Prince measure the Danger of them (discontentments) by this, whether they be just or unjust; for that were to imagine People to be too reasonable, who do often spurn at their own good ; nor yet

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