Note and Comment.

The following subject for an essay was recently set for the higher classes in a girl's High School in the Friederichstrauss, Berlin: "To prove from the ideas of Plato. the atoms of Democrites, the substance of Spinosa, the monads of Leibnitz, and from the subjunctive forms of presentation of Kant, that philosophy has never neglected to compare the calculable operations of her hypothesis with the operations that fall under her observation.' Vassar and other "sweet girl graduates," remarks an exchange, may now hide their diminished heads.- Ex.