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Page 107 - I were to pray for a taste which should stand me in stead under every variety of circumstances, and be a source of happiness and cheerfulness to me through life, and a shield against its Ills, however things might go amiss, and the world frown upon me, it would be a taste for reading.
Page 24 - Scripture Histories for Little Children. With Sixteen Illustrations by JOHN GILBERT. CONTENTS : — The History of Joseph — History of Moses — History of our Saviour — The Miracles of Christ. Sold separately 6d. each, plain ; Is. coloured. Secret of Wrexford (The), or STELLA DESMOND'S SECRET. By ESTHER CARR. Tales from Catland. Dedicated to the Young Kittens of England. By an OLD TABBY.
Page 4 - Trimmer's History of the Robins. Written for the Instruction of Children on their treatment of Animals. With 24 Illustrations by HARRISON WEIR.
Page 30 - The Modern British Plutarch; Or, Lives of Men distinguished in the recent History of our Country for their Talents, Virtues and Achievements. By WC TAYLOR, LL.D. Author of "A Manual of Ancient and Modern History,
Page 15 - Science, perhaps, was never made more attractive and easy of [entrance into the youthful mind."— The Builder. "Altogether the volume is one of the most original, as well as one of the most useful, books of the season."— Gentleman's Magazine.
Page 16 - Our Soldiers, or ANECDOTES OF THE CAMPAIGNS AND GALLANT DEEDS OF THE BRITISH ARMY DURING THE REIGN OF HER MAJESTY QUEEN VICTORIA. By WHG KINGSTON. With Frontispiece.
Page 12 - Four Seasons (The) ; A Short Account of the Structure of Plants, being Four Lectures written for the Working Men's Institute, Paris. With Illustrations. Imperial I6mo.
Page 13 - The Authoress has a very graphic pen, and brings before our eyes, with singular vividness, the localities and modes of life she aims to describe.
Page 3 - Favourite Fables in Prose and Verse. With 24 beautiful Illustrations from Drawings by HARRISON WEIR. Small 4to.
Page 13 - Loves of Tom Tucker and Little Bo-Peep. Written and Illustrated by THOMAS HOOD. Spectropia, or SURPRISING SPECTRAL ILLUSIONS, showing Ghosts everywhere, and of any colour. By JH BROWN. Upside Down : a Series of Amusing Pictures from Sketches by the late W. McCoNNELL, with Verses by THOMAS HOOD.