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ADVERTISEMENT. The present publication has been undertaken from a desire to do something toward supplying a want, which has been felt by religious parents and heads of families, of some works particularly adapted for young persons on the Lord's day. A good deal has been done, through Sunday School Libraries, and otherwise, to provide for the children of our families; but there has been found a deficiency of books suited to interest and instruct those who have past the age of childhood, and yet are not prepared for the perusal of works which were written for persons of mature age. It is for this class, especially, extending from about the age of twelve to sixteen or eighteen years, that the present undertaking is designed ; not 'for children; and accordingly it will be found, that no pains are taken to simplify the manner of expression to the standard of childhood. It is hoped indeed that many of the volumes, if not all of tliem, will be found acceptable and instructive to readers of all ages,
The first volume of the series contains The Life of the Saviour. Some of the subjects intended to be treated in the succeeding volumes are, History of the Planting of Christianity - History of the Reformation - Lives of Martyrs, and other Eminent Christians – Fulfilment of Prophecies — Duties of Childhood - &c. These will appear in such order as may suit the convenience of the several writers.