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CONTENTS OF No. LXXXVIII.

DIAMOND, M.D., F.R.S., Vol. 1-X. 1853-66.

5. The Photographic News. Edited by G. WHARTON SIMPSON, M.A.

Vols. I-IX. 1858-65.

6. The Year-Book of Photography. 1861-66.

7. The Total Solar Eclipse of the Sun, July 18th, 1860. By WARREN

DE LA RUE, F.R.S. (Proceedings of the Royal Society, April,

1862.)

8. Traité de l'Impression Photographique Sansels d'Argent. Par

ALPHONSE POITEVIN. 1862.

9. Traité Général de Photographique. Par D. V. MONKHOVEN. Cir.

quième Edition. 1865.

10. L'Art de la Photographie. Par DISDERI. 1862.

11. Annuaire Photographique. Par A. DAVANNE. 1866.

12. Photography: Its History, Position, and Prospects. A Lecture.

By the Hon, J. WILLIAM STRUTT. 1865.

13. Researches on Solar Physics. By WARREN DE LA RUE, Ph. D.,

F.R.S.; BALFOUR STEWART, M.A., F.R.S.; and BENJAMIN

LOEWY, 1865.

Parr's Life and Death of Jeanne d'Arc. Sunderland and Buzacott's

Mission Life in the Islands of the Pacific. Howell's Venetian Life.

Byrne's Cosas de Espana. Parkes's Vignettes. Carpenter's Last Days

in England of the Rajah Rammohun Roy.

Politics, Science, and Art.-Crump's Treatise on Banking, Currency, and

the Exchanges. Willichs's Results under the last Bank Charter Act

of 1844. Richard's Letters on the Social and Political Condition of the

Principality of Wales. Anstie's Notes on Epidemics. Our Postal and

Revenue Establishments.

Poetry, Fiction, and Belles Lettres.--Carey's Vision of Hell. Plumptre's

Master and Scholar. Buchanan's London Poems. Webster's Dramatic

Studies. Rosetti's Prince's Progress. Matson's Inner Life. Miller's

Our Hymns. Trebutien's Letters of Eugénie de Guérin. Björnson's

Arne. Browne’s Views and Opinions. The Gentle Philosopher.

Tytler's Days of Yore. Harington's Lynton Grange. Gotthell's

Wealth and Welfare.

Theology, Philosophy, and Philology. - Heard's Tripartite Nature of Man.

Kiel's Biblical Commentary on the Books of Samuel. Delitzsch's

Biblical Commentary on the Book of Job. Murphy's Commentary

on the Book of Exodus. Kitto's Cyclopædia. Cyclopædia of Biblical

Geography, Biography, Natural History, and General Knowledge.

Statham's Sure Standards of the Faith. . Essays on the Irish Church.

Brady's Alleged Conversion of the Irish Bishops to the Reformed Reli-

gion at the Accession of Queen Elizabeth. Overbeck's Catholic Ortho.

doxy and Anglo-Catholicism. The Conflict of Christ in His Church,

Ainslie's Discourses. Kinloch's Studies for Sunday Evening. Rigg's

Essays for the Times. Gill's Papal Drama. Blackley and Howe's
Critical English Testament. Alford's New Testament for English

Readers. Candlish on the First Epistle of John. Grosart's complete

Works of Thomas Brooks. Gonge's Commentary on the Hebrews.

THE

BRITISH

QUARTERLY REVIEW.

JULY 2, 1866.

Art. I.The Times, September 16, 1865, to July 1, 1866. On the 16th of September last, the telegraph announced to these kingdoms that a treasonable conspiracy had been discovered in Ireland, and that some of its leaders had been arrested. In the course of a few succeeding days many persons were suddenly thrown into prison; the documents in the office of the Irish People disclosed the fact that a considerable organisation had been formed in Ireland and America to destroy the government of the Queen in Ireland; and, even at a preliminary examination before a magistrate, the responsible law adviser of the Crown declared that a vast Communistic plot had been hatched in Ireland and the United States, its object being to subvert all order and property in the former country. The state trials which soon afterwards ensued proved that this was not an exaggerated remark, and showed conclusively that for several years an attempt has been made by agents from America, supported by the American Irish, to array the mass of disaffection in Ireland into a league against the rule of Great Britain ; that this confederacy, in appearance at least, presented a very formidable aspect, having succeeded in making thousands of recruits, in collecting funds, ammunition, and arms, in sending numerous emissaries throughout Ireland, and in establishing a central administration at New York, and finally that a Fenian . Republic, erected upon the ruins of the Constitution, was a vision more or less acceptable to no small a fraction of the Irish people. This conspiracy,' said Mr. Justice Keogh, in a very able and temperate address, 'was formed in this country for a

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