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MEMOIRS OF M. DE BLOWITZ,

the famous Paris correspondent of "The

TWO REMARKABLE BOOKS BY TWO REMARKABLE MEN Times." Publishers: Doubleday, Page &

JOHN MORLEy's life of GLADSTONE AND
MEMOIRS OF M. DE BLOWITZ.

Mr. Morley's "Life of William Ewart Gladstone," from which some extracts have already appeared in the press, is now in the hands of Canadian readers. It is published in Canada by Geo. N. Morang & Co., Toronto, the English edition being from the press of Macmillan & Co., Limited, London. The editions, which are identical, are in three volumes. There are throughout the work several fine photogravures of Mr. Gladstone, representing him at various periods of his career, and several other members of the family. The edition in point of view of paper, type and general appearance lacks for nothing.

CHARACTER OF THE WORK.

We have had numerous biographies of Gladstone-some fair, and others not so good, but Morley's is undoubtedly the only life of the great statesman at all worthy of the name. It is the book which the public have been looking for for four long years, during all of which time the distinguished author has labored assiduously, taking no part in public affairs, that he might make this work a fitting one to perpetuate the memory of his revered leader. Nobly has he accomplished his task.

The life, as one might expect from a literary man of such eminence as Mr. Morley, is finely and strongly written. As a mine of political information it is almost inexhaustible. Yet at no point does it strike the reviewer, who of necessity hastens through its pages, as heavy or burdensome. It is adequate, but never labored. With a great man and a great career for his subject, the biographer has throughout kept the high note, avoided extravagant laudation, eliminated the trivial, and aimed at revealing more fully the Gladstone whom all the world knew, rather than a Gladstone falsely portrayed by distorted private correspondence, by indiscreet gossip, or by a partizan misuse of material.

BASIS OF THE LIFE.

The biography is based mainly upon the papers collected at Hawar len. About 300,000 papers of one sort or another passed through the author's hands. He concludes his prefatory note by saying: "Whatever may prove to be amiss, whether in leaving out or putting in or putting wrong, the blame is wholly mine."

Mr. Morley found among the papers the notes of young Gladstone's first speech. It was delivered before the Debating Society at Eton on October 29th, 1825.

'I here is a delightful chapter on Oxford and the friendships of his student days.

There are some interesting passages concerning Mr. Gladstone's relations with

THE PRINCE CONSORT,

and Mr. Morley advances the opinion that
if the Prince had lived "certain jars" which
subsequently occurred between the Queen
and her Prime Minister might have been
avoided.

Nothing of a sensational character is
divulged in the life concerning the vexed
question of Mr. Gladstone's acceptability
to Queen Victoria, but there is reason to
think that Mr. Morley has exercised a good
deal of reticence at this point. On the
downfall of his Ministry in 1885 the late
Queen wrote him a long letter offering him
an Earldom, and urging his acceptance of
it. Mr. Gladstone was intensely pleased at
the terms of the letter, though he declined
the offer. Numerous evidences are afforded
of his unbounded affection and respect for
the present King and Queen.

Mr. Morley speaks authoritatively of the reasons for Mr. Gladstone's withdrawal from the Premiership of 1894.

His relations with Disraeli are also dealt with in a very interesting way.

Mr. Morley's views of contemporary statesmen are not the least attractive features of the work. His estimate of Chamberlain is particularly interesting at this juncture. His opinion of Parnell will be read sympathetically by many.

POLITICAL REVELATIONS.

One of the notable revelations in the
biography is the fact that when Gladstone
resigned in 1894 Queen Victoria did not ask
him to name his successor. She sent her
private Secretary, Sir Henry Ponsonby, to
see him and to sound him respecting the
best course to pursue, but Mr. Gladstone
declined to give any advice on this point
unless asked by the Queen personally. She
sent for Lord Roseberry, who formed a
Ministry in which his relations with Sir
William Harcourt, the leader in the House
of Commons, were not happy. But it was
not Sir William Harcourt whom Mr. Glad-
stone would have named, if called upon to
select a successor. It was Lord Granville.

Mr. Morley does not obtrude the new
material for reconstructing political history
which is to be found in his pages.
His are

not the arts of cheap advertisement. The
reader must be himself competent to dis-
cern what is new, and it should be said that
the tone of the work never falls below a
high standard, or, despite its obvious party
character, degenerates into a partizan docu-
ment. In his closing sentence he briefly
sums up the dead statesman as "One who
was a vivid example of public duty, and of
private faithfulness; of a long career that
with every circ..mstance of splendor, amid
all the mire and all the poisons of the
world, lighted up in practice even for those

Co., New York.

With perhaps the single exception of John Morley's "Life of Gladstone," no book has been published in the present year more worthy of a permanent place in our libraries. It is a book of special interest to journalists and public men, but anyone who would know something of the affairs of Europe for the last thirty years, will not only be deeply interested in this book, but he will add materially to his stores of knowledge in the perusal of it.

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Biography is always, when well done, one of the most fascinating fields of literature. The student cannot help being charmed by a study of this most thrilling narrative of a very remarkable man. Gipsy, university professor, journalist and diploThe friend of M. Thiers Gambetta, Bismarck and the Sultan of Turkey. Who would not like to know something of the man who was able to publish in the "Times," London, the full text of the Berlin treaty before it was signed in Berlin? How did he accomplish it?

When one picks up the paper at table and sees, carefully arranged before him, the news not only of his city, his county, his country, but the news of the whole world, the events of the previous day, of to-day, and even of tomorrow, one must be a dullard indeed if he be not filled with a curiosity to know something of the men whose lives are given up to collecting this daily history of civilization. And among these lives, the lives of correspondents or reporters, there is one that in interest is supreme; that of M. de Blowitz, the late Paris correspondent of the "London Times." Indeed, so unique did this remarkable little man become, by virtue of his capacity, discretion and tact, that for a number of years preceding his resignation, he was, in the eyes of the world, not only the representative of the "Times," but the British Ambassador Extraordinary to the continent of Europe. He interviewed Emperors, Kings, Sultans, Presidents and Popes, and was on terms of the greatest familiarity and friendship with statesmen whose names live in history.

It was at Marseilles, during the preparations for the elections of 1869, that he obtained his first journalistic experience. Napoleon's Government, while publicly opposing with great vigor the candidature of M. de Lesseps, the great engineer, as Deputy for Marseilles, was privately putting forth every effort to insure his election. M. de Blowitz, through a friend in Egyptwhere de Lesseps was then engaged-learned the truth, which he at once communicated to the editor of a Marseilles newspaper. The effect of his "beat" was startling. Blowitz was abused and praised most extravagantly. His enemies endeavored to have him expelled from France, but his friends in Paris saved him. De Lesseps was overwhelmingly defeated; Gambetta, the hopeless candidate, was elected, and

Blowitz retired to the obscurity of a small estate near Valence. "Such," says the correspondent, "was my first experience in journalism, and it might easily bave caused me to abandon the career."

His second "beat" was accomplished in the days of the Commune. Marseilles was in the hands of desperadoes who had the city cut off from all communication with the outside world. By the aid of darkness and a ladder he entered the office of the telegraph company from the roof, got access to the instruments and informed the government of the condition of affairs at Marseilles. Two days later the troops entered the city and stamped out the insurrection. A few days later he was the first man to report to M. Thiers the news that the Versailles troops were entering Paris. It was the compliment then paid him by this statesman that gave him his first real notion of going seriously into journalism.

About this time he met Mr. Oliphant, the Paris correspondent of the "London Times," by whom he was offered a position as temporary assistant.

On presenting his first despatch for the "Times," Mr. Oliphant said to him: "A genuine hit. There is not a word to alter in it. You are a born journalist.'

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His first great stroke for the English journal was a feat almost incredible. Delane, the greatest editor that the "Times" has ever had, was present with M. de Blowitz in the French Chambre at Versailles when M. Thiers delivered one of his greatest and most sensational speeches. On leaving for England that evening Mr. Delane expressed his regret that the French press service was so poorly organized, none of the Paris evening papers having a report of the speech. After Mr. Delane's departure, which was late at night, Blowitz went to a telegraph office, secured a private room, and alternately closing his eyes to recall M. Thiers' exact words, and open them to writeparagraph by paragraph-he was able to recall the entire speech and wire a verbatim report to London in time for the next morning's paper! The memory that had won him the walking-stick again stood him in good stead.

THE BERLIN TREATY.

His most famous "beat"-his publishing the text of the Berlin treaty even before it was signed is too well known in general to excuse repeating it in a review. But as it is told in these delightful "Memoirs," it becomes one of the most fascinating stories of the "detective" order, that could well be conceived. Every member of the Congress was pledged to secrecy, the secretaries were watched, and as the little Bohemian said at the time, while in Paris the fishes talked, in Berlin even the parrots were dumb Nevertheless, the day before the Congress closed he left Berlin with the treaty in his pocket, a disappointed look on his face for the benefit of his rivals--and authority from the Belgian Ambassador to send any message that he wished to send from Brussels to London.

Of all the volumes of memoirs and biographies with which libraries are filled, few will be found that can equal in interest or value this, the last work of a great journal ist. It is written throughout in the best taste, and in the best journalistic style simple, direct, concise. The book is filled with information concerning the most

important European affairs of the last thirty years; and yet this information is imparted only by the way, for the object of the work is not to contribute to history, but to show the public how news is collected, and at what cost, and to put at the service of the present generation of journalists the experience gained by a life devoted to their profession. Toronto: Geo. N. Morang & Co.

NEW NORRIS INTEREST.

The late Frank Norris wrote some good short stories and important essays, as well as "The Octopus," and "The Pit," which is still one of the best selling novels in the United States. The publishers, Doubleday, Page & Company, have just issued these in the two volumes, "A Deal in Wheat and other Stories," the first edition of which

was exhausted before publication, and "The Responsibilities of the Novelist," and a complete uniform memorial edition of all his works as well. The elaborate dramatization of "The Pit " promises to be one of the important plays of the season. It will be produced this season in Chicago, the city Norris has pictured with the hand of a great artist. This photograph has heretofore never been published, and is considered in some respects the best one of him.

Authors and Their Works

"The Black Shilling" by Amelia E. Barr. The Musson Book Company Limited, Toronto. A tale of Boston town in the Colonial days a vivid picture of the religious and social conditions of the young and rising city during the last decade of the XVII century and the first quarter of the XVIII century, when "Doleful Witchcraft," the terror of men's lives, was fought by Puritan Priestcraft, in the historic persons of the Mathers, Father and Son.

Skilfully blended with the story of this prized conflict are three romances, which

serve as a grateful relief to the recital of persecution and judicial travesties, and for which the reader's sympathies are clearly enlisted, till the point, to which all such orthodox romances lead us, is passed.

This well-bound volume, with its interesting story, will make a very welcome Christmas gift for those who are keeping pace with the fiction of the day.

"The One Woman," by Thomas Dixon, Jr. The Musson Book Company, Limited, Toronto.

In the thousands of new books that are yearly ground out by writers eager for money or fame, few are really original : the preponderance are mere echoes and imitations. Yet the subjects of human interest open to the novelist of to-day are countless in number. Social conditions change rapidly in the modern world. There must be many phases of life and character which offer the widest scope for romantic treatment, but have been overlooked by the makers of fiction. So much is this the case that it is always with a sense of surprise, or even shock, that one comes upon the book that is neither conventional nor trite. Such a book I recently picked up. It is called "The One Woman," and is a story of modern Utopia, by Thomas Dixon, jr., a writer of whom I confess I had never heard, although it appears he wrote a remarkable book on the negro question in the South about a year ago.

"The One Woman" is the most stupendously sensational novel it is possible to imagine. Both in matter and treatment it exemplifies throughout the spirit and methods of daily journalism. The author, I venture to guess, is a newspaper man-possibly a police reporter-who has become familiar with the substrata of society in a great city and has learned how to manipulate words and marshal his statements so as to get the most vivid and sensational effect in the smallest detail. Yet, despite this, he has turned out a book that is worth reading by thoughtful people, for as a picture of the darker side of our industrial civilization, and as an arraignment of Socialistic theories and tendencies, it is a tremendously forceful piece of writing, and few who have once got into the current of the story will be able to resist its terrific drawing power. The author has taken for the central figure of his story a preacher, the pastor of a wealthy New York congregation, who becomes touched with Socialistic doctrine and sacrifices all his early standards of faith and conduct. With this dreamer, his family, friends and enemies as dramatis personae, he has worked out a plot so novel in its outlines, so vivid in its coloring, and narrated with such vigor and eloquence as one rarely encounters in the fiction of the day. He has written a book that is a most curious mixture of realism and romance, and that exemplifies both the salient faults and merits of the modern newspaper style of literature. It is a book that in many respects might be attacked as erotic, but in its general tendencies it is certainly not immoral. The hero is a decadent and all the characters, with one or two exceptions, are men and women without a sense of humor and normally in a state of emotional excitement and unstability which is unpleasant to witness. They are, moreover, people who have none too great respect for the seventh commandment.

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Indeed, the whole story is fleshly and smells of the flesh. Yet it is not this feature which commands attention so much as the social problems incidentally dealt with.

As I have said, the book is an arraign ment of Socialistic theory, and as such, though it may not be conclusive, it is decidedly suggestive. The adverse comments on this alleged political and social cure-all are put in the mouth of a cynical city banker, who has great power of concise and picturesque statement, with a certain grim humor of unique flavor, as witness the sentence he had carved on the oak mantel in his library :

"I am an old man now; I've had lots of trouble, and most of it never happened."

This may be taken as a fair example of the banker's epigrams, most of which are levelled, however, against the Socialistic fad.

The main argument is that the triumph of Socialism must inevitably destroy the monogamic family, because the family cannot exist apart from the idea of private property, and is the source of all monopolistic instincts. Children, under a Socialistic system, carried to its legitimate and logical limits, must belong to the State and be subject to the will of the whole community. Socialist writers generally have agreed that marriage, in crystallizing the sex relations of two individuals for life, irrespective of mutual attraction or repulsion, is an immoral state, which must be abolished before the reign of ineffable justice can be ushered in. I do not for a moment suppose that the average theoretical Socialist the doctrinaire-here in Toronto for example-is conscious of a desire to break away from established customs and laws to the extent of overturning marriage. Socialists, I have no reason to doubt, are as true to their bymeneal vows as any other class of citizens-probably on the average no more and no less. But in common with the author of "The One Woman," I am convinced that consciously or unconsciously Socialists are logically polygamists, or, at all events, hostile in the final analysis to monogamy as the corner-stone of our present system of the laws of private property and inheritance. Socialism is not necessarily to be condemned because of this attitude towards the institution of marriage, which, like other institutions, has changed more than once in the past history of the race, and may change more than once again. But it is well to face the question squarely, and to admit the point which this writer makes so plain-that between the Socialist propaganda and the institution of the family as at present understood there can be only war, inherent, inexorable, and to the bitter end. Toronto Saturday Night, October 24th, 1903.

SOO PLANTS TO START UP. Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., Nov. 3.--B. F. Fackenthal, who is now in charge of the Canadian properties of the Consolidated Lake Superior Company, has decided to open several of the plants at once. They include a pulp mill, saw mill, veneer mill and charcoal plants. This will insure work to at least 600 men. The men have been informed that they will have work within a few days. As a result of the announcement business houses on that side of the river have good prospects for a profitable winter.

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The following list comprises some of the very latest and best literary work of "Old Sleuth" and they will all sell rapidly. Every book contains from 200 to 300 pages, and are bound in a handsome lithograph paper cover printed in four colors.

1. Malcolm; or, A Ten Day's Mystery. By Old Sleuth.

2. Witch of Manhattan. By Old Sleuth.

3. The Ex-Pugilist Detective. By Old Sleuth.

4. True Blue; or. The Romance of a Great Special.

5. Murray, the Detective. By Old Sleuth. 6. Oscar, the Detective. By Old Sleuth.

7. Kefton; or, The Wonder of the Age. By Old Sleuth.

8. A Lady Shadower; or, A Detective's Stratagem. By Old Sleuth.

9. Night and Morning; or, A Detective's Shadow. By Old Sleuth.

10. The King's Detective. By Old Sleuth.

11. A Puzzling Shadow; or, A Detective's Enigma. By Old Sleuth.

12. Seth Bond. A Lost Treasure Mystery. By Old Sleuth.

13. A Weird Sea Mystery. A Detective Story. By Old Sleuth. 14. The Twin Athletes. A Detective Story. By Old Sleuth.

15. A Single Clue. A Detective Story. By Old Sleuth.

16. A One Night Mystery. A Detective Story. By Old Sleuth.

17. A Man of Mystery. A Detective Story. By Old Sleuth.

18. A Remarkable Feat; or, Great Detective Work. By Old Sleuth.

19. Tales from a Gilded Palace. Illustrated. By Old Sleuth.

20. A Final Triumph; or, A Lady Bachelor. By Old Sleuth.

21. Magic Dick, the Detective; or, A Phenomenal Trail.

22. The Ventriloquist Detective; or, Nimble Ike and Jack the Juggler.

23. The Old Miser's Ward. By Old Sleuth. 24. A Detective's Daughter. By Old Sleuth. 25. A Weird Courtship. By Old Sleuth.

26. Winning a Princess. By Old Sleuth.

27. Norval, the Detective. By Old Sleuth. 28. Vavel, the Wonderful Treasure Seeker. 29. Funny Bob; or, In and Out of Everything in New York.

30. A Little Confederate; or, A Southern Boy in New York.

31. Nimble Ike, the Trick Ventriloquist.

32. The Giant Detective; or, The Feats of an Athlete.

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35. Dick, the Boy Detective; or, The Streets of New York.

36. Aggravating Joe, the Prince of Mischief. 37. Jack the Juggler's Ordeal; or, Tricks and Triumphs.

38. Jack the Juggler's Trail. A Story of Magic, 39. A Female Ventriloquist; or, A Girl's Magic Feats.

40. A Desperate Chance; or, Desmond Dare. 41. Detective Payne's "Shadow;" or, A Remarkable Search.

42. Two Wonderful Detectives; or, Jack and Gil's Skill.

43. Saved by a Detective; or, A Beautiful Fugitive. 44. The Mystery Man; or, Fire Bomb Jack.

45. The Fatal Resemblance; or, A Marvelous Es

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"Under the Hill," and other essays in prose and verse, including his Table Talk. By Aubrey Beardsley, with numerous illustrations, and two full-page photogravure plates. Sq., 12 mo., $2.00 net. John Lane, publisher.

Aubrey Beardsley, the great prophet of line draughtsmanship, has proved an interesting figure and a very prominent one, since his work has been better understood and more widely known. The publisher decided, therefore, to collect such remains, literary and artistic, as had not hitherto appeared amongst the artist's published works. Beardsley was an artist to his finger tips, and an artist in the widest acceptation of the term, hence what little he wrote bears the impress of his artistic personality. The whimsical, romantic novel called "Under the Hill," which describes, as only Beardsley could have described it, the visit of the Abbe Fanfreluche to the "Venusburg" is the opening contribution, which is followed by ballads, verses, table talk, etc, and ends, as far as the text is concerned, with two letters from Beardsley of special interest. Needless to say, the entire book is fully il lustrated with the artist's characteristic work, and the frontispiece is a handsome photogravure portrait of Beardsley seated in the room at Mentone in which he died. The cover design, richly reproduced in gold and green, is a magnificent decorative design of peacock's feathers woven round the artist's "mark."

Mr. John Lane, the publisher, who is a personal friend of the author, has collected a few reminiscences in the form of a publisher's note, which preface the volume.

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Through Canada in Harvest Time" is the title of a fully illustrated work by Mr. James Lumsden, Mr. T. Fisher Unwin.

The book embraces a study of Young Canada and an enquiry into the capabilities of the "Granary of the British Empire." Mr. Lumsden reviews the diversified aspects of life in the Dominion from the Gulf of St. Lawrence to the Pacific Province of Brit. ish Columbia. The industrial quickening of the historical provinces of Old Canada, the social condition of its mixed population, and the charming landscapes of the St. Lawrence Valley, afford him in the opening chapters an opportunity of familiarising English readers with the latest phases in the development of Britain's oldest colony. Manitoba and the Western territories, when harvest was in progress, proved almost a terra incognita to an inquirer from the Old Country. The "hustling" energy of the settlers, the distinctive system of farming, simple yet scientific, the spread of railways, and the genesis of towns are described accurately.

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Mr. Edward Jenks, Reader in English Law in the University of Oxford and edi tor of the new "Independent Review," has written for the "Story of the Nations series a volume on "Parliamentary England." It was published by Mr. Fisher Unwin on October 12th. The book is an attempt to trace, in broad outline, the evolution of that curious system of Cabinet Government which has been one of the most striking and original achievements of the Englishman in the field of politics. It cov ers the period from the Restoration of Charles II to the passing of the first Reform Act in 1832, when the principle of popular control was definitely accepted as a feature in British statesmanship. The final chapter contains a brief summary of the historical causes which produced Cabinet Government, and a sympathetic but independent criticism of the merits and drawbacks of the system. An interesting feature of the book is the frontispiece, which is a portrait of Charles James Fox, reproduced from a hitherto unpublished sketch by Lady Diana Beauclerk in the possession of Colonel Lascelles of Woolbeding, Sussex.

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Mr. John M. Robertson. "The Natural History of War" is dealt with by Mr. Nathaniel S. Shaler, and Mr. Joseph B. Bishop has an article on "Lynching." Two articles on literary subjects by American writers "Greek and Roman Comedy by Mr. Matthews, and "A History of English Literature" by William A. Trent. The French contributors include H. Constant Coquelin who writes on "The Don Juan" of Moliere, and Mdme. T. Benyzon whose subject is Marriage in France.” Germany is represented by Herr Muno Francke on "Emerson and German Personality."

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G. W. Ogden, the young author of "Tennessee Tod," which will be published immediately by A. S. Barnes & Company, gathered the material for his story at first

hand. His family for years back were identified with the exciting river-boat life of the Mississippi, and from his boyhood Mr. Ogden has been brought up in an atmosphere which was reminiscent of the old days when boat and train fought for the commercial supremacy of the West. Like so many successful novelists, from Charles Dickens down to Richard Harding Davis, Mr. Ogden's apprenticeship was served on the daily press. In Kansas City, Chicago and San Francisco he is well known for his brilliant journalistic work. During the last few years his short stories have been attracting increasing attention; his steamboat romances in particular have opened up a new field of fiction.

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Dr. Van Dyke has achieved eminence in three fields, theology, literature, and scholarship, and fruits from each field are present in this artistic volume from his pen. He entitles it "Three Messages With One Meaning," and says that they were given not far apart in time, though at some distance from one another in space. The one called "Joy and Power" was delivered in Los Angeles, California, at the opening of the Presbyterian General Assembly, May 21, 1903. The one called "The Battle of Life" was delivered on Baccalaureate Sunday at Princeton University, June 7. The one called "The Good Old Way' was delivered on Baccalaureate Sunday at Harvard University, June 14. Now that they are put together the auther sees that "they point in the same direction, urge the same course of action, and appeal to the same motive." And yet being a threefold discourse with one meaning they gain in earnestness and power. They are, in brief, sincere exhortations to right living, to courage, to wisdom, and to the other attributes which go to make up practical Christianity. Right is urged for right's sake, not because of punishment or reward, but because it is right. The reward will then follow of itself in a perfected happiness. The title of the book betrays its wholesome optimism.

The sermons deal, as the author states, with simple truths, but truths which we need often to have brought to remembrance. They are marked by the clear-cut style and polished utterance for which Dr. Van Dyke is noted. The text is set in bold-faced type, printed in black and red, making a highly attractive gift book.

"The Career of Mrs. Osborne," by Helen Milecete. 8vo. Ill. $1.50. The Smart Set Publishing Co.

This novel narrates the adventures of two charming young women who escape from tiresome country relations and take an apartment in London under the fictitious chaperonage of Mrs. Osborne. Their escapades, their many devices to avoid detection and their final disposition of Mrs. Osborne are highly diverting. It is difficult to fancy an extravaganza in prose that is so entertaining a sketch of a certain side of London society. The story runs along with wonderful rapidity, and does not contain one superfluous paragraph. The author reveals a keen sense of humor, and her novel makes delightful reading indeed,

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Henry Seton Merriman

Professor at the Breakfast

Table Oliver Wendell Holmes Queenie's Whim Rosa N. Carey Queen of the Isle, The

Mrs. May Agnes Fleming

Rifle Rangers, The

Capt. Mayne Reid

Rival Brothers, The

Mrs. May Agnes Fleming

Romance of Two Worlds, A

Rose Mather
Samantha at Saratoga

Marie Corelli
Mary J. Holmes
Josiah Allen's Wife
Scalp Hunters, The
Capt. Mayne Reid
Scarlet Letter, The
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Second Wife, The E. Marlitt
Self-Raised; or, From the

Depths A Sequel to "Ishmael" Mrs. Southworth Singularly Deluded Sarah Grand Sketch Book, The Washington Irving Spectre Lover, The Mrs. Southworth Stepping Heavenward Mrs. E. Prentiss Suspense Henry Seton Merriman Sweet Cymbeline Chas. Garvice Tales from Shakespeare Charles and Mary Lamb Tempest and Sunshine

Mary J. Holmes
Terrible Case, A Etta W. Pierce
Thelma
Marie Corelli

Toilers of the Sea, The
Tried for Her Life

Victor Hugo Sequel to

"Cruel as the Grave." Mrs. Southworth. 'Twixt Smile and Tear Uncle Tom's Cabin

Charles Garvice Harriet Beecher Stowe Vendetta Marie Corelli Whittier's Poems Wide, Wide World, The

Elizabeth Wetherell Wilful Maid, A Charles Garvice With Fire and Sword

Henryk Sienkiewicz Woman in White, The Wilkie Collins Wormwoods Marie Corelli Woven on Fate's Loom Charles Garvice

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Jack Archer, Colonel Thorndyke's Secret, Cornet of Horse,
The Golden Cannon, Rujub, the Juggler, Boy Knight.
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