This article examines new publications by various publishers. The reviewer first ruminates on the nature of history-writing, then praises W. H. Prescott for his genius in bringing dead nations back to life through writing. After another brief session of philosophizing, the author finally mentions the rest of the new publications in rapid succession.
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