# The Dial/Volume 15/Number 174

Number 174 (September 16, 1893)

THE DIAL
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No. 174.
Vol. XV.
SEPTEMBER 16, 1893.

Contents.

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WILLIAM COXGREVE (Sonnet). Marian Mead . . 135 BOOKS OF THE COMING YEAR 135 A FRENCH VIEW OF AMERICAN COPYRIGHT . 136 IBSEN'S TREATMENT OF SELF-ILLUSION. Hjalmar H. Boyesen 137 COMMUNICATIONS 140 A Columbian Celebration a Hundred Years Ago. James L. Onderdonk. AN OLD HOPE IN A NEW LIGHT. W. M. Payne 141 THE VEHICLE OF HEREDITY. Henry L. Osborn 143 THE RECONCILIATION OF HISTORY AND RE- LIGION IN CRITICISM. John Bascom ... 146 Lillie's The Influence of Buddhism on Primitive Christianity. Harden's An Inquiry into the Truth of Dogmatic Christianity. Beach's The Newer Re- ligious Thinking. Mead's Christ and Criticism. Horton's Verbum Dei. Cone's The Gospel. Miil- ler's Theosophy. BRIEFS ON NEW BOOKS 149 Hunting on the Western Plains and Mountains. Two new volumes of Columbus literature. The Se- cret of Character Building. A French protest against materialism in France. A typical English School fifty years ago. An appreciative and judical life of Napoleon . ANNOUNCEMENTS OF FALL BOOKS . . 151 LITERARY NOTES AND MISCELLANY 157