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EDWARD I. SEARS, A: M., LL, D.
"Pulchrum est bene facere reipublicae, etiam bene dicere haud absurdum est."
EDWARD I. SEARS, EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR.
ENTERED according to Act of Congress, in the year 1865, by
E. I. SEARS,
In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, in and for the Southern
CONTENTS OF NO. XXI. |
NATIONAL QUARTERLY REVIEW.
Art I.--1. Celtic Researches on the Origin, Traditions, and Language
of the Ancient Britons, with some Introductory Sketches of Primitive. Society. By EDWARD Davies, Curate of Olveston, Gloucestershire. London, 1804.
2. Histoire des Gaulois. Par AMEDEE THIERRY. Paris, 1845,
Skellow Grange, near Doncaster, Yorkshire. London, 1827. .
1826. 7. The Ecclesiastical Antiquities of the Cymry. By J. WILLIAMS.
London, 1844. 8. Les Fées du Moyen Age. Par ALFRED MAURY. Paris, 1842.
It is impossible to estimate the amount of valuable knowledge the world has lost by the unwillingness of certain sects of philosophers to commit the results of their researches to writing. And if this fact be admitted, it must follow that no argument can justify such a course. Few, if any, will dispute that those who avoid recording their discoveries, lest the public at large might have the benefit of them in common with themselves, are guilty of a most reprehensible selfishness; and yet it is to be feared that this has been the prevailing motive. That some bave been influenced only by
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