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AN ALPINE TALE, suggested by circumstances which occurred towards the commencement of the present century. 2 vols. 12mo. price in boards 10s. By the Author of “ Tales from Switzerland.”
TALES FROM SWITZERLAND. Vol. I. 12mo. 38. boards :-containing an Evening Walk in the vicinity of Geneva, an authentic narrative A Visit to the House of Mourning on the banks of the Lake of Geneva, an authentic narrative--The new Village Pastor. By the Author of “ An Alpine Tale."
TALES FROM SWITZERLAND. Vol. II. 12mo. 3s. 6d. boards :-containing a Morning Walk, suggested by fact-Althun and Florine—The Lily of the Valley of Arthez—The Storm, a narrative, founded on fact-and Eliza, a tale from real life.
“ Our readers may safely commit these Tales into the hands of their friends; we have read them ourselves with great pleasure, and should be happy if our Ilmits allowed us to expatiate at length on their varied excellencies."-Christian Guardian, Dec.
THE HOPES OF MATRIMONY: a Poem. Ву John HOLLAND. 1 vol. crown 8vo., embellished with a finely executed Engraving from Corbould's design, price 3s. 6d. boards.
The following high commendation has been expressed on the merits of this Poem :
" We cordially bear our testimony to its merits, to the refinements of its sentiments, the purity of its diction, the sublimity of its descriptions, and the harmony of its versification.-If we have any real taste for the Pierian spring, we do not hesitate to pronounce it no every day production. Mr. H. occupies no common rank among the favourites of the muses. With the exception of a very few of the master-spirits of the age, he may compete with any in talent; and in purity, perhaps, none can claim pre-eminence.”-New Evan. Mag.
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NO ENTHUSIASM; a Tale of the present Times. 2 vols. crown 8vo. price 12s. boards.
“ The narrative is very interesting, the characters are drawn with much nature and spirit, the style is neat and lively, and the moral important.--The sprightly passages contained in the reflections and dialogues, cannot fail to touch the risible faculties."-Christian Mag.
“ We have derived considerable amusement from the perusal of this Work, which is written in a pleasing and correct style."--Monthly Magazine.
THE WIDOW'S NARRATIVE, comprising Remarks on the Conduct of Humble Life. 1 volume, crown 8vo. price 4s. 6d.
“The interesting facts, bumble demeanor, and unaffected piety exhibited in this narrative, contribute to render its perusal interesting and profitable in the highest degree,”
THE VICAR OF IVER : A Tale. By the Author of “ The Italian Convert.” 1 vol. 12mo. price 3s. 6d. boards.
“ Many deeply rooted prejudices are here successfully combated with much liberality and candor, and the work appears to us, for good writing and moral sentiment, to deserve a place among the best written books of its kind."-Christian Pocket Magazine.
HAPPINESS: a Tale for the Grave and the Gay. Fourth Edition, 2 vols. price 12s. boards.
“ To blend instruction with amusement, to convey the most impressive lessons in the most attractive manner, has ever been considered as the highest effort of letters, and the most beneficial end of morality. The Author of • Happiness,' then, in accomplishing this, may be regarded as baving attained the noblest purpose of a writer, and, at the same time, of having fulfilled the best intentions of an enlightened and bene. volent mind."-Brighton Chronicle.
NO FICTION. By the Rev. ANDREW Reed. 2 vols. crown 8vo. price 12s. boards. Sixth Edition of this interesting Work, founded upon recent facts.
“ We have lately perused a Work, intituled, NO FICTION, which is a narrative of facts, altogether so extraordinary and so inte. resting, that, if the excellent Author had not pledged his word for its veracity, it might justly be supposed to belong to the region of Romance and Fancy; it would then indeed be a brilliant conception and a proof of inventive genius; but how much is its interest and its utility
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increased, by the assurance, that all the leading events recorded in it are not the creatures of imagination, but substantial realities; that they are not conjured up for the sake of dramatic effect, but have been actually presented on the stage of life. The Narrative is clothed in language at once elegant and simple; it evinces an intimate knowledge of the human heart; and we are convinced that no person can rise from its perusal, without being sensibly improved both in heart and under. standing." --Statesman.
A CHRISTIAN SKETCH OF LADY MAXWELL. 1 vol. crown 8vo. price 3s. 6d. boards.
" This highly interesting Sketch of Christian Biography, is particularly acceptable to such as have tasted the good word of God, and the powers of the world to come,' and but few can peruse it without deriving much pleasure and edification.”
THE FRENCH PROTESTANT: a Tale. By the Author of “ The Italian Convert,” “Vicar of Iver," fc. &c. 1 vol. 35. boards.
« Our readers will find this to be a very interesting narrative, and exceedingly proper to be put into the hands of young people, with the view of guarding them against the malignant influences of bigotry, and we have no doubt of its acceptance with the public."...New Evangelical Magazine.
LORENZO; or, the Tale of Redemption. By J. Roby. Third Edition. 1 vol. 8vo. price 4s. 6d.
« The reader will discover many passages in this poem in the best manner of Lord Byron; and in the irregular stanzas and flowing melody of its strncture, a strong resemblance to Sir Walter Scott's ' Lay of the Last Minstrel ;' but in the subject, the design, and the impression it may make, it is greatly superior to any thing the above authors have hitherto written,”- Evan. Mag.
CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP; or, The Church MEMBer's Guide. By the Rev. JOHN ANGEL JAMES, of Birmingham. A New Edition, 1 vol. 12mo, price 5s. boards.
“ Mr. James maintains a most impressive style of evangelical address, blending the sonndest practical admonition with a rich strain of gospel instruction. We could not, of course, but be higbly gratified at finding a subject of so much importance as that of Church Fellowship, taken up by one so competent to the task; nor have our 'anticipations been disappointed by the perusal of the very interesting work before us. A vein of sound reasoning pervades the whole, and, in general, we have had to admire the discretion with which he touches on certain points in his subject, that require considerable delicacy as well as decision in their treatment."...Congregational Magazine.
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THE TEACHER'S FAREWELL; designed as a parting Gift to the elder Scholars on leaving the Sunday-school, with an engraved title for filling up. Price 2s. 6d. extra boards; common, 1s. 6d.
“ It affords us great pleasure to give 'The Teacher's Farewell our cordial approval. We think it a very excellent work for its immediate purpose, and are persuaded, that the instructions it imparts, render it well worthy of the perusal of every young person. We have no doubt our readers will generally procure the work for their schools."Teacher's Magazine.
THE SCRIPTURE CHARACTER OF GOD; or, Discourses on the Divine Attributes. By HENRY FORSTER BURDER, M. A. Author of Lectures on the Pleasures of Religion. 1 vol. 8vo. 7s. boards.
“A work of this kind was much wanted, and this important labour has been undertaken by Mr. Burder, and we have great pleasure in expressing our opinion, that he has executed, with wisdom and discretion, a task which required, for its successful completion, no small share of those invaluable qualifications. In all respects he deserves high eulogy.” -Congregational Mag.
SACRED LYRICS. By JAMES EDMESTON. Third Set. 1 vol. 3s. 6d. boards.
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Like that sweet oil above all private use;
MISSIONARY ANECDOTES. A New Edition, considerably enlarged and improved. By the Rev. GEORGE BURDER, Secretary to the London Missionary Society. 1 vol. 12mo. price 5s. boards.
A CHRISTIAN BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY, containing an Account of the Lives and Writings of most distinguished Christians and Theologians of all religious Denominations, and in every Nation, from the Commencement of the Christian Æra to the present period. By JOHN Wilks, Jun. 1 vol. 12mo. price 9s. boards.
" This is a very neatly printed volume, and comprises within a small compass a considerable mass of interesting biographical information. We have no doubt that the volume will be a very acceptable present to young persons."-Eclectic Review.