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GENERAL LITERATURE AND SCIENCE,
APRIL TO SEPTEMBER, 1867.
THE CATHOLIC PUBLICATION HOUSE,
126 NASSAU STREET.
laimals, The Souls of, 510.
Monks of the West, The, 715.
Sleep, My Tears in, 193.
Sir Ralph de Blanc-Minster, 460.
Art of Illuminating, Practical Hints on, 114,
American Boys and Girls, 430.
Antoine de Boneval, 574,
Appleton's Annual Cyclopædia, 719.
Bible, Literary Characters of, 570.
Beauties of Faith, 720.
Catholic Tracts, 142, 710.
Christian Love, Three Phases of, 144.
Cunningham's Catholic Library, 144.
Christian Unity, Lectures on, 287.
Catholic Anecdotes, 576.
Christianity and its Conflicts, 570.
Critical and Social Essays, 718.
Cummiskey's Juvenile Library, 720.
De Guerin, Maurice, Journal of, 258.
vages de l'Amerique, 575.
Frithiof's Saga, 431.
Fronde's History of England, 573.
First Historical Transformations of Christendom, 717.
The political changes and weighty delity and barbarism, few were more. events that have occurred since, have conspicuous, or did more to stir upalmost obliterated from the memory men's minds and hearts to a sense of the men and the revolutions or catas. the danger, than the learned, earnest, trophes of 1848 and 1849. We seem and most eloquent Donoso Cortes, removed from them by centuries, and Marquis of Valdegamas. He was have lost all recollection of the great then in the prime and vigor of his manquestions which then agitated the pub. hood. Born and bred in Catholic lic mind, and on which seemed sus- Spain at a time when the philosophy pended the issues of the life and death of the eighteenth century had not yet of society. Then an irreligious lib- ceased to be in vogue, and faith, if not eralism threatened the destruction of extinct, was obscured and weak, he all authority, of all belief in revela- had grown up without religious fertion, and piety toward God; and a ram- vor, a philosophist rather than a bepant, and apparently victorious, social- liever-a liberal in politics, and dis. ism, or more properly, anti-socialism, posed to be a social reformer. He susthreatened the destruction of society tained the Christinos against the Carlitself, and to replunge the civilized ists, and rose to high favor with the world into the barbarism from which court of Isabella Segunda. He was the church, by long centuries of pa- created a marquis, was appointed a tient and unremitting toil, had been senator, held various civil and diploslowly recovering it.
matic appointments, and was in 1848. Among the noble and brave men one of the most prominent and influwho then placed themselves on the ential statesmen in Spain, I might alside of religion and society, of faith most say, in Europe. and Christian civilization, and attempt- The death of a dearly beloved broed to stay the advancing tide of infi- ther, some time before, had very deep
ly affected him, and became the occa* Essay on Catholicism,
Liberalism, and Socialism, sion of awakening his dormant reli.. Donoso Cortes, Marquis of Valdegamas. From the gious faith, and turning his attention Life and Works of the Author, from the Italian or to theological studies. His religious G. E. de Castro. Translated by Madeleine Vinton God convictions became active and fruitful, dard. Philadelphia: Lippincott and Co. 1862. 16mo. pp. 835.
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