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DU MAURIER'S

Pictures of English Society.

Containing Forty-one Illustrations from Punch,by

GEORGE DU MAURIER. A selection of Du Maurier's well-known pictures of English society is here presented, reduced in size, but preserving all their unique characteristics.

Don't:

A MANUAL OF MISTAKES AND IMPROPRI.
ETIES MORE OR LESS PREVALENT IN CON.
DUCT AND SPEECH. By CENSOR.

English as She is Spoke;

Or, A JEST IN SOBER EARNEST. Compiled from the celebrated “New Guide of Conversation in Portuguese and English.”

English as She is Wrote,

SHOWING CCRIOUS WAYS IN WHICH THE
ENGLISH LANGUAGE MAY BE MADE TO
CONVEY IDEAS OR OBSCURE THEM. A com-
panion to “ English as She is Spoke.
In square 18mo vols. Parchment-paper cover.

Price, 30 cents each.

New York: D. APPLETON & CO., 1, 3, & 5 Bond Street.

The Parchment-Paper Series. (Continued.)

The Parlor Muse:

A SELECTION OF

VERS DE

SOCIE TE

FROM MODERN POETS.

18mo.

Price, 30 cents; also in cloth, 50 cents.

The selections in this little volume are of that gay and gallant order that make true vers de société, and represent the best writers of this kind of verse-Praed, Dobson, Locker, Aïdée, Calverley, Bunner, Gilbert, etc. They are full of sparkle and wit, and well suited for parlor reading.

Pictures of Life and Character.

BY JOHN LEECH.

FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. PUNCH.
Uniform with Du Maurier's “Pictures of English
Society."

18mo. Price, 30 cents; also in cloth, 50 cents.

New York : D. APPLETON & CO., 1, 3, & 5 Bond Street.

philosophical, amusing, instructive, philanthropic-in short, what is not Bachelor Bluff'?"

NEW CHEAP SUMMER EDITION,

IN PARCHMENT PAPER.

Bachelor Bluft:

His Opinions, Sentiments, and
Disputations. By OLIVER B. Busce.

Mr. Bunce is a writer of uncommon freshness and power. . Those who have read his brief but carefully written studies will value at their true worth the genuine critical insight and fine literary qualities which characterize his work."-Christian Union.

We do not recall any volume of popular essays published of late years which contains so much good writing, and so many fine and original comnents on topics of current interest. Mr. Oracle Bluff is a self-opinionated, genial, whole-souled fellow. His talk is terse, epigrammatic, full of quotable proverbs and isolated bits of wisdom.”_Boston Traveller.

"It is a book which, while professedly aiming to amuse, and affording a very rare and delightful fund of amusement, insinuates into the crevices of the reflective mind thoughts and sentiments that are sure to fructify and perpetuate themselves.”_Eclectic Magazine.

New cheap edition. 16mo, parchment paper. Price, 50

cents.

New York : D. APPLETON & CO., 1, 3, & 5 Bond Street.

0r, The Rules of Rhyme.

A Guide to English Versification. With a Dictionary of
Rhymes, an Examination of Classical Measures, and
Comments upon Burlesque, Comic Verse, and Song-
Writing By the late Tom Hood. Edited, with Addi-
tions, by ARTHUR PENN.

Three whole chapters have been added to the work by the American editor-one on the sonnet, one on the rondeau and the ballade, and a third on other fixed forms of verse; while he has dealt freely with the English author's text, making occasional alterations, frequent insertions, and revising the dictionary of rhymes.

“Its chapters relate to matters of which the vast majority of those who write verses are utterly ignorant, and yet which no poet, however brilliant, should neglect to learn.' Though rules can never teach the art of poetry, they may serve to greatly mitigate the evils of ordinary versification. This instructive treatise contains a dictionary of rhymes, an examination of classical measures, and comments on various forms of verse-writing. We earnestly commend this little book to all those who have thoughts which can not be expressed except in poetic measures.” – New York Observer.

“ If young writers will only get the book and profit by its instructions, editors throughout the English-speaking world will unite in thanking this author for his considerate labor." —New York Home Journal.

18mo, cloth, extra. Uniform with “ The Orthoëpist” and - The Verbalist.” Price, $1.00.

New York: D. APPLETON & CO., 1, 3, & 5 Bond Street.

A COMPANION TO

“Don't.'

A Manual for Guidance in the Use of Correct Words and Phrases

in Ordinary Speech.

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