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Desmond's Search. By ESTHER CARR, Author of “Madelon." With Eight Illustrations by Miss C. PATERSON. Super-Royal 16mo. Price 28, 6d.

A pretty story, by the author of “Madelon," chiefly suited for young

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“Prayer is the simplest form of speech

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A pathetic and interesting story by a well-known Author, whose books

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of "Brave Nelly,” “ Little Lisette,” &c. Eight Illustrations by C. O. MURRAY.

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