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Page 254 - These Lyrics are selected and composed for children who are too young to sing operatic or romantic songs or too old for those founded on nursery tales. The melodies are all of a suitable compass, so that the voices may not be injured by practice at an early age."— Extract from Preface.
Page 242 - Nations which have from the Earliest Ages held Dominion over the Sea, comprising a Brief History of Navigation from the Remotest Periods up to the Present Time. By ALFRED ELWES.
Page 252 - The high tone of feeling with which it is written makes it specially valuable as an educational book, taking education in the sense of formation of character. All boys will enjoy it for the scenes of adventure and heroism through which it leads them.
Page 252 - REBELLION. By SAMUEL MOSSMAN. Modern British Plutarch (The), or LIVES OF MEN DISTINGUISHED IN THE RECENT HISTORY OF OUR COUNTRY FOR THEIR TALENTS, VIRTUES, AND ACHIEVEMENTS. By WC TAYLOR, LL.D. Oak Staircase (The), or THE STORIES OF LORD AND LADY DESMOND; a Narrative of the Times of JAMES II. By M. and C. LEE. Boyal Umbrella (The). By MAJOR A.. PP HARCOURT, Author of " The Shakespeare Argosy,
Page 254 - THE AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD. 6. Life Underground; OR, DICK THE COLLIERY BOY. 7. Life on the Coast ; OR, THE LITTLE FISHER GIRL. 8. Adventures of Two Orphans in London. 9. Early Days on Board a Man-of-War. 10. Walter, the Foundling : A TALE OF OLDEN TIMES. 11. The Tenants of Sunnyside Farm. 12. Holmwood: OR, THE NEW ZEALAND SETTLER.
Page 253 - Little Lessons for Little Learners, in Words of One Syllable. By Mrs. BARWELL.
Page 249 - Three Shillings and Sixpence plain ; Five Shillings coloured. Bear King (The) : a Narrative confided to the Marines by JAMES GREENWOOD. With Illustrations by ERNEST GRISET. Small 4to. Familiar Natural History. By Mrs. R. LEE. With 42 Illustrations by HARRISON WEIR. *,* Also in Two Vols., entitled "British Animals and Birds,"
Page 254 - Home Amusements : a Choice Collection of Riddles, Charades, Conundrums, Parlour Games, and Forfeits. How to Make Dolls' Furniture AND TO FURNISH A DOLL'S HOUSE.
Page 246 - Female Christian Names, AND THEIR TEACHINGS. A Gift Book for Girls. By MARY E. BROMFIELD. Cloth, gilt edges Golden Words for Children, FROM THE BOOK OF LIFE. In English, French, and German. A set of Illuminated Cards in Packet Or bound in cloth interleaved, price 2s.