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LITERARY AND PHILOSOPHIC REVIEW.
JULY TO DECEMBER, 1878.
OXFORD: SLATTER & Rose.-CAMBRIDGE: HARRY JOHNsox.-LIVERPOOL, MANCHESTER,
AND BIRMINGHAM: W. H. SMITH & Son.-DURHAM: ANDREW8 & Co.-DUBLIN :
MELBOURNE: G. ROBERTSON.
INDEX TO VOL. II.
Arts of Attack and Defence, The
Revolution in the, 385.
Contemporary Portraits, 299.
Catholic University Question, The,
teenth Century, 129.
542, 569, 686.
Professor E. J. Poynter, R.A.,
348, 407, 584, 641.
Amory, T. C. The Transfer of Erin, 249.
their Social Powers, 256.
Belief and Modern Thought, 633.
Venerable Bede, 247.
Mines of Midian, 119.
Conder, Lieut. Claude R., R.E. Tent
Work in Palestine, 115.
of the Blue Nile, 379.
Sumeru : Bengaliana, 251.
Time Table, 511.
Cultivation of the Imagination, 114.
Spectrum Analysis, 112.
tical Economy, 509.
Sore Throat, 252.
Campaign with the Connaught
of Bhartrihari, 638.
of Dido, 382.
Monuments and Holy Writ, 248.
Darwin, Charles, F.R.S., Con
temporary Portraits, 154. Distressed Gentlewoman, The, 679. Ephemeral Literature, 235. Epigram, The Pancratium, 191. „ Rushing In, 266.
A Dilemma, 484. Ex-Scholar of Oxford, 164, 324. Family Party, A, 531, 656. Fuller, Margaret, 542, 686. Garnett, Richard, 736. Greece, Ancient, Theism and Ethics
in, 584, 641. Harrison, W. H., The late, 56, 221,
309, 433, 613, 705. Hickey, E. H., 89. Historical Credibility, 164, 324. Holiday, An Easy, 485. Hopkins, Tighe, 192. Hopps, John Page, 500. Horne, R. H., 50. Indian Juggler, Two Tricks of an,
86. In the Cold, 89. In this World : a Novel, 33, 142,
267, 425, 569. Karr, Alphonse, Gossip and Gar
Old Contributor, An, 90, 351, 531,
656. On a Bed of Moss, 175. Orbit of the Irregular, The, 345. Pagan, A Parisian, 70. Palace, In a, 704. Plurality of Worlds, The Romance
of the, 14. Poynter, E.J., R.A., Contemporary
Oxford, 102, 243, 364, 619.
Granada, 374, 630. Spottiswoode, William, D.C.L.,
F.R.S., Contemporary Portraits, 666. Suppliant Zeus, The, 348. Theism and Ethics in Ancient
Greece, 584, 641. Three Days out of Harness, 337. Three Maiden Sisters, 68. Travels of R. Benjamin of Tudela,
The, 598. Villon, Francis, Poet and Burglar,
737. Visitors' Book at the Inn, The, 500. Waller, J. F., LL.D., 68. “Wealth of Nations," The Author
of the, 452. Willia ms, Howard, M.A., 14. Zimmern, Helen, 598.
Malthus, An Appeal from the
Judgment of, 513. Memory, Essence of, 95. Monk's Nemesis, The, 400. Morris, William, Contemporary
Portraits, 552. Müller, Professor Max, Contempo
rary Portraits, 474. Music Halls, 192. Nangis, Le Marquis de, 400. Neige D'Antan, Une, 206. Notes and Reminiscences, 56, 221,
309, 433, 613, 705.
AN ARYAN ANCESTOR.
We have many reasons for feeling The view we have expressed of a special interest in the Aryans. the primeval Aryans as the domiWhen we look for the traditional nant race of an early period will cradle of our race, a star overhangs allow of room for the questions the Orient. Our language finds its whether Egypt is not older still roots in a spreading centre which than Aryana, and whether the is ascribed to the regions lying differences between the so-called south of the great river Oxus, and Semitic languages of the Phænician between Euphrates on the west and and Hebrew peoples and those of Indus on the east. As members of the so-called Indo-Germanic group the Indo-Germanic family, we own are not differences due to variation sonship to the Friesic tribes, who rather than to absence of fellowship filled the wild fringes of Northern in origin. The hieroglyph and the Europe, and made our Anglo- oldest cuneiform have not yet been Saxondom by westward invasion, fully explored and compared with as no doubt they had made their other ancient alphabets. own domain of Friez and Teuton- A clue which will fairly exemplify land by incursion from their the ramifications of the Aryan ancestral east.
be found in our This Aryan expansion it would word “wit," or "wot." This same be prudent to style the beginning word is to be traced with slight of a semi-historical period rather variation through the Gothic, the than the first colonisation of a Anglo-Saxon, the old Norman, the world. When the noble nomads German. In the Greek it is eidw wandering eastward reached India oroida, preceded by the obsolete (Arya in Sanscrit signifies noble)
In Latin it is video. they found rude darker races to In Sanscrit it appears as vid and subjugate. Somewhat degenerated in the well-known Veda, making by from their ancient superiority, a variation also bodhi and budha, these conquerors themselves are both signifying deep knowledge. now ruled by another and stronger Perhaps it is the Assyrian idī, to shoot of the Aryan branch which know, or to oversee. In Zend it extended itself westward, and, not- is the A-vista (vid), the book of withstanding many a fusion, lives knowledge. still in England with distinction To return to Anglo-Saxon again, and unexhausted vitality.
the same word forms the 'name of