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the dearth of true educational ideals, among of his material, his attitude towards the Revo the Hebrews, on the other hand, there was a lution, with a very keen and convincing analysis salutary, invigorating system of natural edu- of those aspects of the great tragedy which cation.” “Only among them was the principle appealed to him, and in the delineation of firmly grasped and boldly enunciated that the which he showed masterly strength. The poor man's son had as much right to be introduction is valuable as a criticism of Car educated up to his true capacity as a rich lyle's work, bringing out as it does both the man's son, and that both alike should be strength and weakness of its powerful inter taught to work." It is true that an admirable pretation. Mr. Rose has supplemented and side of the Greek lay in his grasp of the occasionally corrected Carlyle's narrative with principle that it was the duty of the State to the aid of the most recent knowledge in the educate its citizens. But the education pro- form of foot-notes. Taking into account the vided was, according to our author, narrow in fact that Carlyle gathered his materials in conception, shallow in character, and destitute 1837, when those materials were scanty as of a vivifying ideal. As for the Roman sys- compared with the wealth of material at hand tem, adds Dr. Ramsay, its one educational to-day, bis narrative bears the test of modern aim seems to have been to prevent the mass investigation astonishingly well; but there are of the people from thinking ioo much, and to some errors, and those errors Mr. Rose has provide them with abundant amusements. corrected in his notes, and has brought Electra. By Benito Pérez Galdós. Edited

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historical and otherwise. The three volumes Elements of General Method (The): Based

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curious glimpses of Disraeli's personality: years, and, indeed, at any time. Mr. Rose is When I was about twelve, Disraeli, accompanied by entirely familiar with the section of history Mr. N. Wills, the American author, came trom Alex covered by Carlyle's picturesque and striking

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