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recreation and satisfaction." – Nation, July 21. Herbert, L. Bis zum Rubicon. 1867. 4 v.
Herisson, M. d'I., comte de. Le cabinet noir;
Louis xvii., Napoléon, Marie-Louise. " There is nothing really about the Black Cabinet in Count d'Hérisson's book, which is made up of a little gossip about the Nauendorffs, and of some papers of Baron Moumer, the only interesting portions of which
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adam.) Japanese fairy tale series; (tr. by Mrs. James
and Mr. Chamberlain). " Quaint and pretty. Neither English nor Japanese, they have something of both and the combination is charming. Illustrated, printed, and published in Tokio, they are Japanese to look at; yet when you come to read them you find that what you have in hand is for all the world like an English fairy tale. The material is genuine of course. These are Japanese folk-stories of the purest type, but the translators have Anglicized them in the telling, and they will go without much difli. culty in haruess with Perrault and Grimm." - Sat.
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Moore, J: View of the causes and progress of the
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Moss from a rolling stone. " Autobiographical sketches which have recently ap. peared in ‘Blackwood. Few men have had such varied experience of life in the Old World and the New; and we know of no other' rolling stone' that possesses at once the faculty of gathering the finest of moss, and the power of describing the specimens collected in bright
and attractive language." Athenæum, July 23. O'Neil, C: A. The American electoral system.
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Mr. O'Neil clothes his narrative with freshness, and keeps off the doctrinaire's ground. He makes his history not from opinions, but from what is, and has been. The abundance of references to au. thorities, shows the author's wide reading." Critic,
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“ Excellent novel." - Nation, June 9.
" A very successful attempt to revive the historical romance of adventure of Alexander Dumas. In this scene is laid in the time of Charles IX., and the House of the Guise is opposed to that of Valois in France, Flemings to Spaniards in Flanders, and Protestants to Catholics throughout the story, with a brilliancy and unexpected
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“ Schaunard was one of the characters in Murger's "Scènes de la vie de Bohême.' His real name was Alexandre Schanne, and he died but a few weeks ago, after a prosperous career as a toy-merchant. His book serves as a concordance to the • Vie de Bohême,' and the effect it will produce on the reader will vary. For some the veil of poetry will be stripped away from the lives of Murger's heroes and heroines, leaving only sordidness and mixery, while to others the gain will be great in the kind of realism and .actuality' which the typical mod. ern reader, as well as modern writer, loves." – Critic,
June 18. Seroux d'Agincourt, J: B. L:G: Recueil de frag
mens de sculpture antique en terre cuite,
1814. Shand, A. I. Half a century; or, Changes in men
and manners. “Not through a glass darkly, but in a series of bright sketches, the results of the lapse of time, as reflected in all phases of social life, are set forth with an artist's dis. crimination of the value of proportion. ... His pic. tures of the round of life, both in the past and in the present are instinct with vitality and delineated with
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The concluding chapters would make an excellent handy history of Cy. prus, and in that form would make a very useful school. book. They are full, carefully studied, and very well
written." - Spectator, Aug. 13. Stälin, P. F: Geschichte Württembergs. Ir Bd.,
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Sturgis, J. Thraldom.
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