In a brief notice of this work in our last number we intimated a design to give some farther account of it, but in doing so we did not sufficiently consider what we were undertaking. Mr. Bray has travelled over such a great extent of ground, and has brought together such a quantity of information from different sources, often in the form of quotations from all sorts of authors, and not in the most systematic way, that it is a hard matter for a reviewer to give a just and adequate idea of his discursive book. Its great aim, however, is to bring the study of man out of the uncertain light of fancy and speculation, metaphysical or otherwise, within the scope of scientific enquiry, and, in the pursuit of this end, large use is made of the results of modern research. We must content ourselves with giving a few quotations as samples of the author's style and matter. Here is one which will serve to show the stand-point which he takes:—
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