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Page 519 - Kalendars of Scottish Saints, with Personal Notices of those of Alba, etc. By ALEXANDER PENROSE FORBES, DCL, Bishop of Brechin. 1 vol. 4to, price £3, 3s. A few copies for sale on large paper, £5, 15s. 6d. "A truly valuable contribution to the archaeology of Scotland.
Page 515 - These meditations are the production of a missionary whose mental history is very remarkable. . . . His conversion to a religious life is undoubtedly one of the most remarkable on record. They are all distinguished by a tone of true piety, and are wholly free from a sectarian or controversial bias."— Morning Post.
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