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cations, we present the following inter
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Poets' Homes. A beautiful holiday
book, edited by R. H. stoddard, Arthur
Gilman, and others, with illustrated
sketches of Longfellow, .Whittier,
Lowell, Bayard Taylor, and all other
leading American Poets. (8 vo cloth,
gilt edges, $4.00.)
In The Poet and /he Children, for
which John G. Whittier contributes
the choicest poetry for young folks any
where to be found. The volume has a
profusion of choico illustrations from
"araw t n g y t yy g B T njHraiii, W.Paikei Bod1
fish, Miss L. B. Humphrey,-Miss Nor-
tham, Jessie Curtis Shepherd, and a
score of other artists equally deserving
In The Kingdom of Home, with its
be pleased to give
editorial reviews of all books and tracts of inter
est that may be sent to this office.]
T he B est R eading .—Every family
that desires to provide for Its young
people wholesome and instructive read
ing matter should send for specimen
copies of the Youth Companion, of Bos
ton. It is the brightest and best of pa
pers for young people. Its columns
give mere than two hundred stories
yearly by the most noted authors, in-
WiUiftia Bfa wity
Harriet Beecher Stowe, Thomas iiartty,
M-s. Oliphant and many others, besides
r scientific articles by eminent specialists,
tales of adventure by noted travellers,
papers of encouragement and advice by
men and women of ability and expe-
binding, justifies the publishers iu re
garding it as one of the most superb il-
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Holmes is an authentic and charming
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of Dr. Holmes, who has aided the au
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week, the Youth's Companion can well poems that relate to the ‘'Kingdom”
afford to spread such a feast before its which he has in mind ; and since the
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good faith, and Will send a large cata
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on application. John B. Alden, Pub-
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A 1 riumpb For Good Literature.
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io their duty to the public in the mat
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Of A Family Flight through Spain, it
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Carrie A. Cook, in Blossoms by the
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Under the title of Ideal Poems, are
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