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t' f NOTICES OF BOOKS. 131 I
Chronicles Edited by of Emil an Old y Ta...
A SUMMARY OF PAMPHLETS, REPORTS, AISTD P...
Children Of Other Lands. Some Playtime T...
descriptions , dwelling on the peculiarities of eacli country , but with _, a liappy art the little reader is . transported abroad and inade to feel
the strange difference and the still stranger resemblance between the life and feelings of foreign children and their own .
" Meek Eye , or the Ship of the Desert , " is so gracefully and tenderly written , that we think it will be the favorite with most young
readers , but all the stories are more or less pretty and interesting .
T' F Notices Of Books. 131 I
t ' NOTICES OF BOOKS . 131 I
Chronicles Edited By Of Emil An Old Y Ta...
Chronicles Edited by of Emil an Old y Tay Eng lor lish . Grroombri Oa 7 c , or Sketches dge and of Sons Eng , Paternoster lish Life and How History . .
These " Sketches of English Life and History" are supposed to be related by an old oak to two children , whose questions and
comments draw out some tolerably graphic and amusing descriptions of England in former times . To say that they remind us of the
dialogues _which intersect the chapters in Mrs . Markham ' s Histories , will implthat children can hardly fail to like this litfcle volume .
The earlier y young persons are introduced to what constitutes the real heart and life of history , instead of the bare chronicle , which _,
in proportion to its dryness used to be considered improving , the betterAnd thislet us observemust never be confounded with that
unwise . fashion of , the present day , , which tends to adorn and dress up and disguise knowledge , till the gilded pill is swallowed almost
unconsciously . Unconsciously indeed , and we are old-fashioned h to think therefore not half so profitably , as in the good old
times enoug , when the tough and healthy exercise of acquiring was perhaps even more valuable than the science or the facts which were
A Summary Of Pamphlets, Reports, Aistd P...
A SUMMARY OF PAMPHLETS , REPORTS , _AISTD PROSPECTUSES
Received in connection with articles in late numbers . The Journal of the Workhouse Visiting Society * No . 5 . February 1860 .
Longman and Co . Price 6 d . Meport Home of for the Young Working "Women Visiting , and the Society Corr , e upon spondence the proposed with the Industrial Poor-Law
Board . Longman and Co . Deaconesses of Eng London land Monthl . of Also the y a Review Church paper . on " of the Dedicated Eng _Sityervision land . to Rep the and rinted Rig Training ht from Rev . the the of " Lord Workhouse Church Bishop of
Girls . By Louisa Twining . Bell and Daldy . Price 3 d . St . Joseph ' s Industrial Institute Review and the for Workhouse 1860 Orphans An account . Reprinted of an
excellent from the " Catholic Irish . Q _uarterl institution y at Dublin " . January .
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), April 1, 1860, page 131, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01041860/page/59/