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DREAM-LAND BY DAYLIGHT:

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PANORAMA OF ROMANCE.

BY CAROLINE CHESEBRO.
Illustrated by DARLEY. One vol., 12mo..

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“These simple and beautiful stories are all highly endaed with an exquisito perception of natural beauty, with which is combined an appreciative sense of its relation to the highest moral emotions.”Albany State Register.

“There is a fine vein of pure and holy thought pervading every tale in the role ume; and every lover of the beautiful and true will feel while perusing it that he is conversing with a kindred spirit.”—Albany Evening Atlas.

“The journey through Dream-Land will be found full of pleasure; and when one returns from it, he will have his mind filled with good suggestions for practi. cal life."-Rochester Democrat.

"The anticipations we have had of this promised book are more than realized. It is a collection of beautiful sketches, in which the cultivated imagination of the authoress has interwoven the visions of Dream-Land with the realities of life.”

Ontario Messenger. “The dedication, in its sweet and touching purity of emotion, is itself an earnest of the many blessed household voices that come up from the heart's clear depth, throughout the book.”—Ontario Repository.

“Gladly do we greet this flowerét in the field of our literature, for it is fragrant with sweets and bright with hues that mark it to be of Heaven's own planting."

Courier and Enquirer. “There is a depth of sentiment and feeling not ordinarily met with, and some of the noblest faculties and affections of man's nature are depicted and illustrated by the skilful pen of the authoress.”—Churchman.

“This collection of stories fully sustains her previous reputation, and also gives a brilliant promise of future eminence in this department of literature."

Tribune. "We find in this volume unmistakeable evidences of originality of mind, an almost superfluous depth of reflection for the department of composition to which it is devoted, a rare facility in seizing the multiform aspects of nature, and a still rarer power of giving them the form and hue of imagination, without destroying their identity.”—Harper's Magazine.

" In all the productions of Miss Chesebro's pen is evident a delicate perception of the relation of natural beauty to the moral emotions, and a deep love of the orna and the beautiful in art and nature."-Day-Book.

OR,

RECOLLECTIONS OF OUR HOME IN THE WEST.

BY ALICE CAREY.
Illustrated by DARLEY. One vol., 12mo.

« We do not hesitate to predict for these sketches a wide popularity, They bear the true stamp of genius-simple, natural, truthful--and evince a keen sense of the humor and pathos, of the comedy and tragedy, of life in the country. No one who has ever read it can forget the sad and beautiful story of Mary Wildermings; its weird fancy, tenderness, and beauty ; its touching description of the emotions of a sick and suffering human spirit, and its exquisite rural pictures. The moral tone of Alice Carey's writings is unobjectionable always."--J. G. Whittier.

“ Miss Carey's experience has been in the midst of rural occupations, in the interior of Ohio. Every word here reflects this experience, in the rar. est shapes, and most exquisite hues. The opinion now appears to be commonly entertained, thal Alice Carey is decidedly the first of our female authors; an opinion which Fitz-Greene Halleck, J. G. Whittier, Dr. Griswold, Wm. D. Gallagher, Bayard Taylor, with many others, have on various occasions endorsed.”Illustrated News.

“ If we look at the entire catalogue of female writers of prose fiction in this country, we shall find no one who approaches Alice Carey in the best characteristics of genius. Like all genuine authors she has peculiarities; her hand is detected as unerringly as that of Poe or Hawthorne ; as much as they she is apart from others and above others; and her sketches of country life must, we think, be admitted to be superior even to those delightful tales of Miss Mitford, which, in a similar line, are generally acknowledged to be equal to anything done in England."- International Magazine.

" Alice Carey has perhaps the strongest imagination among the women of this country. Her writings will live longer than those of any other woman among us."-American Whig Review.

“ Alice Carey has a fine, rich, and purely original genius. Her country stories are almost unequaled."-Knickerbocker Magazine.

“ Miss Carey's sketches are remarkably fresh, and exquisite in delicacy, humor, and pathos. She is booked for immortality.”—Home Journal.

“ The Times speaks of Alice Carey as standing at the head of the living female writers of America. We go even farther in our favorable judgment, and express the opinion that among those living or dead, she has had no equal in this country ; and we know of few in the annals of English litera. ture whu have exhibited superior gifts of real poetic genius.”—The (Portland, Me.) Eclectic.

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TALES AND TRADITIONS
H U N G A RY.

BY THERESA PULSZKY.
With a Portrait of the Author.

In One Volume, Cloth-Price, $1 25.
T'he above contains, in addition to the English publication, a NEW PREFACE, and
TALES, now first printed from the manuscript of the Author, who has a direct interest in
the publication.

CONTEXTS. 1. The Baron's Daughter.

11. The Cloister of Manastir. 2. The Castle of Zipsen,

12. Pan Twardowsky. 3. Yanoshik, the Robber.

13. The Poor Tartar. 4. The Free Shot..

14. The Maidens' Castle. 5. The Golden Cross of Korosfo.

15. The Hair of the Orphan Girl, 6. The Guardians.

16. The Rocks of Lipnik. 7. The Love of the Angels.

17. Jack, the Horse-Dealer. 8. The Maid and the Genii.

18. Klingsohr of Hungary. 9. Ashmodai, the Lame Demon,

19 Yanosh, the Hero. 10. The Nun of Rauchenbach.

20. The Hungarian Outlaws. 21. Tradition of the Hungarian Race.

"MADAME POLSZKY is familiar with these traditions of the people, and has perfectly succeeded in getting them into an ath active form, with some purely original tales from

the people, and has perfectly

her own pen"-Worceaun into an attractive form, with

• The legends in this work are very beautiful, full of interest, varied and sparkling in style." -- Boston Olive Branch.

"Strikingly illustrative of the manners and customs that have prevailed in different periods of her history, it is written with graceful yet dignified freedom."- Albany Arg.

• The stories are of a wild and fancitul character, which will cause them to be read with interest by all, while they really throw light upon the early history and manners of Hungary." - Albany Erpress.

"Remarkably well written, and illustrative, in an eminent degree, of the different epochs in the history of Hungary, and present distinct phases of Hungarian life, painted in glowing colors, and interwoven with the vigorous play of a lively imagination." Albany Daily Register.

"They are tersely and descriptively written, and give the reader a better insight into the ancient and peculiar characteristics of this people than can be gathered from any mere history." - Bunker Hill Aurora

" Some of them are exceedingly beautiful, and indicate the character and habits of thought of the people better than anything we have seen.".-N. O. Journal and Courier.

" The author enters into the legendary life of her own country, and transfuses them into a language that she has mastered so as to write it with uncommon purity and correctness." - Independent,

" This work claims more attention than is ordinarily given to books of its class. Such is the fluency and correctness-nay, even the nicety and felicity of style with which Madame Pulszky writes the English language, that merely in this respect the tales here collected form a curious study" - London Examiner.

"Freshness of subject is invaluable in literature-Hungary is still fresh ground. It has been trodden, but it is not yet a common highway. The tales and legends are very various, from the mere traditional anecdote to the regular legend, and they have the bort of interest which all national traditions excite."- London Leader.

"Madam Pulszky has a special budget of her own. The legend of The Castle of Zipsen' is told with racy humor. Whimsically absurd are the matrimonial difficulties of Pan and Panna Twardowsky, as here related; while the fate of Vendelin Drugeth gives that fine old legend a more orthodox and edifying close than the original version

t interesting of all are The Hungarian Outlaws.'"- London Atheneum.

THE LADIES OF THE COVENANT.

MEMOIRS OF DISTINGUISHED SCOTTISH FEMALE CHARACTERS, Embracing the Period of the Covenant and the Persecution,

BY THE REV. JAMES ANDERSON. In One Volume, 12mo., cloth, Price $1.25—extra gilt, gilt edges $1.75.

OPINIONS OF THE PRESS. “ It is written with great spirit and a hearty sympathy, and abounds in incidents of more than a romantic interest, while the type of piety it discloses is the noblest and most elevated."—N. Y. Evangelist.

“Seldom has there been a more interesting volume than this in our hands. Stories of Scottish suffering for the faith have always thrilled us; but here we bave the memoirs of distinguished female characters, embracing the period of the Covenant and the Persecution, with such tales of heroism, devotion, trials, triumphs, or deaths. as rouse subdue, and deeply move the heart of the reader."—N. Y. Observer.

“Many a mother in Israel will have her faith strengthened, and her zeal awakened, and her courage animated afresh by the example set before her-by the cloud of wit nesses of her own sex, who esteemed everything-wealth, honor, pleasure, ease, and life itself-vastly inferior to the grace of the Gospel; and who freely offered themselves and all that they had, to the sovereign disposal of Him who had called them with an holy calling; according to his purpose and grace."— Richmond, (Va.) Watchman and Observer.

« The Scotch will read this book because it commemorates their noble countrywomen; Presbyterians will like it, because it records the endurance and triumphs of their

es will read it, as an interesting memorial of what their sex has done in trying times for truth and liberty."-Cincinnati Central Christian Herald.

" It is a record which, while it confers honor on the sex, will elevate the heart, and Atrengthen it to the better performance of every duty."-Richmond (Va.) Religious Herald.

“The Descendants of these saints are among us, in this Pilgrim land, and we earn. estly commend this book to their perusal.”—Plymoth Old Colony Memorial.

" There are pictures of endurance, trust, and devotion, in this volume of illustrious suffering, which are worthy of a royal setting."-Ontario Repository.

“ They abound with incidents and anecdotes illustrative of the times and we need scarcely say are deeply interesting to all who take an interest in the progress of chris tianity."Boston Journal.

“Mr. Anderson has treated his subject ably, and has set forth in strong light the en during faith and courage of the wives and daughters of the Covenanters."--N. Y. Albion

“ It is a book of great attractiveness, having not only the freshness of novelty but overy element of historical interest.-Courier and Enquirer.

" The author is a clergyman of the Scottish kirk, and has executed his undertaking with that spirit and fulness which might be expected from one enjoying the best advan. tages for the discovery of obscure points in the history of Scotland, and the warmes sympathy with the heroines of his own creed."- Commercial Advertiser.

AND KINDRED DISEASES.

By W. W. HALL, A. M., M. D., NEW YORK.
In Language adapted to Common Readers.

SEVENTH EDITION.

In one Volume, 12mo., over 250 pages. Price One Dollar in Muslin: or sent at the same price in paper binding, postage prepaid, to any part of the United States.

CONTENTS

What is Throat-Ail?
What is Bronchitis ?
What is Consumption ?
What are the Symptoms of Throat-Ail?
What are the Symptoms of Bronchitis ?
What are the Symptoms of Consumption ?
How do persons get Throat-ail ?
How do persons get Bronchitis ?
How do persons get Consumption ?
History of á case of Throat-Ail.
History of a case of Bronchitis.
History of a case of Consumption.
The Philosophy of Throat-Ail.
The Philosophy of Bronchitis.
The Philosophy of Consumption.
Successful Treatment of Unseen Cases.
Should Consumptive Persons go South ?
Are Sea voyages beneficial ?
What are the Advantages of Nitrate of Silver ?
What are the Advantages of Cod-Liver Oil ?
Influence of Dyspeptic Diseases.

Is Consumption communicable ?
Advocacy of its Curability by Marshall Hall, John Hunter, Rokitansky,
Sir Charles Scudamore, Sir James Clark, Dunglison, Stokes, Carswell, Evans,
Laennec, Fournet, Rogee, Dr. James Johnson, Mr. Wakely, Louis, Cowan, Dr.
I. Parish, Dr. A. Combe, Weatherhead, Hays. Medical Journal, London Lancet,
Braithwait's Retrospect, Ranking's Abstract, Cyclopædia of Practical Medicine.

Tables of Food, Time and Easiness of Digestion, its Nutritiveness.
ASTHMA, CROUP, Nature, Causes, and Principles of Treatment.
Spirometrical Observations.
Numerous Cases given in Illustration of the Views advanced.
Chapter to Theological Students and Clergymen.

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