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410. The Caged Lion. By C. M. Yonge. (Macmillan) 6s.
James I. of Scotland and the last days of Henry V.

411. The White Rose of Langley. By E. S. Holt. (Shaw) $s.

412. Mistress Margery. By E. S. Holt. (Shaw) 3J. 6d.

413. Red and White. By E. S. Holt. (Shaw) 5s.

414. Margery's Son. By E. S. Holt. (Shaw) $s.
These four give the York and Lancaster times from a Lollard point of


415. A Stormy Life. By Lady G. Fullerton. is. 6d.
The history of poor Margaret of Anjou, supposed to be written by

one of her ladies, putting her in a favourable point of view.

416. For and Against. By F. M. Wilbraham. (Parker)
10 s. 6d.

A carefully written tale on the Yorkist side.

417. The Last of the Barons. By Lord Lytton. (Warne) 6d.

(Routledge) 2s. and 3s. 6d.

This is real literature and almost worthy to stand beside Scott.

418. The Earl Printer. By C. MacSorley. (Shaw) 2s. 6d.
A young Lancastrian working as a printer under Caxton. Good.

419. Malvern Chase. (Simpkin, Marshall, & Co.) $s.
Ranging through that portion of the Wars of the Roses which was

connected with the Severn country, showing much local knowledge
and research.

420. A Tangled Web. By E. S. Holt. (Shaw) 5*.

The fortunes of Perkin Warbeck. Not quite so good as another tale
of him in the ' Monthly Packet,' which has never been republished.

421. The Armourer's Prentices. By C. M. Yonge. (Mac-
millan) 6s.

1 111 May-day ' and the ' Field of the Cloth of Gold.'

422. The Household of Sir Thomas More. By A. Manning.
(Hall) 2s. 6d.

Supposed to be the diary of Margaret Roper. A charming book.

423. The Knevets. By Emily Taylor. (Houlston) 2s. 6d.
Norfolk in early Reformation days. Well and fairly drawn.

424. Lady of the Lake. By Sir Walter Scott.
423. Marmion. By Sir Walter Scott.

Though poems, neither of these should be left out from the course.


426. The Prince and the Pauper. By Mark Twain. (Chatto
& Windus) Js. 6d.

This most diverting book, exchanging Edward VI. for a little street
boy, has one grievous flaw — it marries a man to his sister-in-law, but
only in the last two pages, and with so little preparation that the
passage might be extirpated without anyone missing them.

427. The Tower of London. By W. Harrison Ainsworth.

(Routledge) is., 2s. and 3s. 6d.

This has a great fascination for young people, dealing as it does with
Lady Jane Grey, Edward Courtenay, and the terrible plotter Simon.

428. Robin Tremayne. By E. S. Holt. (Shaw) 5_y.

429. Isoult Barry. By E. S. Holt. (Shaw) $s.

430. For the Master's Sake. By E. S. Holt. (Shaw) 2s. 6d.
All three pursuing the fortunes of the same family. On the Marian

persecution in its worst light.

431. Her Majesty's Bear. By Mrs. Mitchell. (Masters) $s.
Very amusing and prettily told adventures at Dover in Queen Eliza-
beth's time, lacking in probability and details of manner, but still a
charming children's book.

432. The Good Old Days. By Esme Stuart. (Marcus
Ward) 5*.

Life in Elizabethan times, beautifully illustrated by Mr. H. Stacy

433. Kenilworth. By Sir Walter Scott.

A noble romance founded on tradition and ballad. Though historic
doubts question the truth of the legend, and Scott has, for the sake of
effect, altered the circumstances, nothing gives so vivid an impression
of the times of Queen Elizabeth.

434. The Abbot. By Sir Walter Scott.

Should be read for the sake of the escape of Queen Mary from Loch-

435. Unknown to History. By C. M. Yonge. (Macmillan) 6s.
Mary of Scotland in captivity.

436. Westward Ho ! By Charles Kingsley. (Macmillan) 6s.
One of the most powerful historical romances in existence.

437. Clare Avery. By E. S. Holt. (Shaw) $s.

Also on the Armada, with more hints on Romish perils than are
quite needful.

438. Lamb's Tales from Shakespeare.

These are the best stepping-stones to Shakespeare himself.

439. The Cruise of the 'Bonny Kate.' (Hayes) $s. 6d. :
Telling well of Chancellor's voyage to Russia.


440. For Queen and King. By Henry Frith (Cassell) 5/.
Essex's rebellion and the Gunpowder Plot. It is rather wooden and

devoid of character, and very hard upon Garnett.

441. The Fortunes of Nigel. By Sir Walter Scott.

A somewhat painful picture of the Court and manners of James I.

442. Lady Betty's Governess. By L. E. Guernsey. (Shaw) 5*.
The story is pretty, but the ideas of the Laudian theology are very

peculiar. Bishop Hall is quite incorrectly represented as at enmity with

443. The Siege of Lichfield. By Rev. W.Gresley. (Masters) 3^.
One of the earliest of Church tales. A little heavy, perhaps, but full

of interest.

444. Mary Powell. By Anne Manning. (Hall) 2?. 6d.
The supposed diary of Milton's first wife. Written with great sweet-
ness and interest.

445. Judged by Appearances. By Eleanor Lloyd. (London
Literary Society) 6s.

There is much reality, much character, much fairness and clearness
of insight in this very worthy story of the Great Rebellion.

446. The Legend of Montrose. By Sir Walter Scott.
A brilliant fragment of the career of the great Marquess.

447. Journal of Lady Beatrix Graham. (Bell) $s.

A lovingly written study of the character of Montrose, purporting to
be by his sister. It has great sweetness.

448. The Draytons and the Davenants. By the Author of the

' Schonberg-Cotta Family.' (Nelson) 3s. 6d.

Conscientious Roundheads and Cavaliers, a little too much inclined
to think everybody in the right.

449. John Inglesant. By J. H. Shorthouse. (Macmillan) 6s.
Too grand and deep a book for the average readers of a parish

library, but one that cannot be omitted here, though it is a very Triton
among the minnows. It is a real study to such as can appreciate it.

450. The King's Namesake. By C. M. Phillimore. (S.P.C.K.)


A child's tale of the captivity of King Charles.

451. St. George and St. Michael. By G. Macdonald.

(Kegan Paul) 4s. 6d.

A noble and brilliant sketch of the time of the siege of Raglan Castle,
the devices of Lord Glamorgan and the constancy of the grand old
Marquis of Worcester.


452. Brave Dame Mary. (S.P.C.K.) 2s.

The first siege of Corfe Castle made into a fairly interesting tale.

453. The Pigeon Pie. By C. M. Yonge. (Walter Smith) is.
Also a child's tale of the hiding of fugitive Cavaliers.

454. Under the Storm, or Steadfast's Charge. By C. M.
Yonge. (National Society) $s. 6d.

A young lad left in charge of the church plate during the Rebellion.
An attempt at realising the condition of the lower classes in those

455. The Two Swords. By Emma Marshall. (Seeley)

456. Dorothy's Venture. (Nelson) 6d.

Prettily told of a child begging her uncle's life of Cromwell, but with
historical blunders. Vane had long broken with Cromwell. Moreover,
the Protector loved practical jokes, and he is here said to have despised

457. Rosamond Fane. By M.Lee. (Griffith, Farran,& Co.) 3s. 6d.
The escape of the Duke of York, very well told, so as to be

horoughly acceptable to children.

458. The Children of the New Forest. By Capt. Marryat.
(Bell) $s. (Routledge) 3s. 6d.

Adventures of the orphans of a Cavalier so related as to be a treasure
to children.

459. Woodstock. By Sir Walter Scott.

One of the most delightful of all Sir Walter's historical novels.

460. Scapegrace Dick. ByF. M. Peard. (National Society) 3s. 6d.
A young runaway who serves under Admiral Blake, and, being taken

prisoner, goes through very interesting experiences among the great
Dutch artists.

461. The Carved Cartoon. By Austin Clare. (S.P.C.K.) 4s.
Awkwardly named, but exciting much interest even in persons with

no knowledge of history by the vicissitudes of Grinling Gibbons, the
carver, in the Plague and Fire of London.

462. The Brave Men of Eyam. By the Rev. E. N. Hoare.
(S.P.C.K.) 2J-. 6d.

The plague at Eyam. Authentic records told as a story, but un-
fortunately rather dry.

463. Peveril of the Peak (Scott) would complete the roll here,
but it might not be desirable for all readers.

464. In the Golden Days. By Edna Lyall. (Hurst &
Blackett) 6s.

Has a noble hero, but Algernon Sidney is scarcely a desirable subject
for enthusiasm.



465. Under the Mendips. By Emma Marshall. (Seeley) $s.
Monmouth's rebellion and its consequences.

466. The Last of the Cavaliers. (Bentley) 6s.
Deservedly reprinted. On the battle of Killiecrankie.

467. The Oak Staircase. By M. and C. Lee. (Griffith, Farran,
&Co.) 3s. 6d.

The troubles of one of the maids of Taunton related by herself. A
great favourite with children.

468. The Danvers Papers : and Lady Hester. By C. M.
Yonge. (Macmillan) 6s.

A Puritan lady and Jacobite husband at the time of the Revolution.

469. The Maidens' Lodge. By E. S. Holt. (Shaw) 3*. 6d.
A pretty picture of Queen Anne's time.

470. The Travels of Two Kits. By C. M. Yonge. In * Bye-
words.' (Macmillan) 6s. See No. 574.

Two children's pilgrimage to Queen Anne to be touched for the
King's evil.

471. Rob Roy, more powerful than pleasant, comes in here.

472. Dorothy Forster. ByW. Besant. (Chatto& Windus) 25.
A powerful story of the Rebellion of 171 5.

473. Lady Betty. By C. R. Coleridge. (Warne) 3^. 6d.
A very graceful, lady-like tale of early Jacobite times.

474. Lucy's Campaign. ByM. Lee. (Griffith, Farran, & Co.)
I .r. 6d.

The '45 as seen by a little girl. A great favourite with those for
whom it is meant, though there are a few anachronisms as to manners.

475. Waverley. By Sir .Walter Scott.
The unrivalled presentment of the '45.

476. Redgauntlet. By Sir Walter Scott.
The Jacobite plotters when their cause was worn out.

477. Diary of Kitty Trevelyan. By the Author of ' Chronicles
of the Schonberg-Cotta Family. ' (Nelson) 3s. 6d.

Showing the enthusiasm of Wesleyanism. To be given with due

478. With Wolfe in Canada. By G. A. Henty. (Blackie) 6s.
Valuable details of the conquest.


479. A Great Treason. By M. Hoppus.

Too long and involved, but showing the state of society in the
American war, especially the desertion of Arnold and the death of

480. Lionel Lincoln. By Fenimore Cooper. To be had in
cheap form.

The siege of Boston.

481. Mother Molly. By F. M. Peard. (Bell) $s.

An admirable alarm of a French invasion at Plymouth. Very life-

482. The Prisoner's Daughter. By Esme Stuart. (S.P.C.K.)
3s. 6d.

French prisoners at Winchester.

483. Clare Saville. (Warne) 2s.

The days of the Blanketeers and of the Peninsular war.

484. How They were Caught in a Trap. By Esme Stuart.
(Marcus Ward) $s.

English prisoners detained in France by Napoleon I.

485. Against the Stream. By the Author of ' Chronicles of the
Schonberg-Cotta Family. 5 (S.P.C.K.) 4^.

The course of opinion and improvement in England during the reign
of George III.


This is a brief list, but only those have been selected
which have an interest as tales, apart from the history they
are meant to illustrate.

486. Two Thousand Years Ago. By Prof. Church. (Blackie)

The adventures of a Roman lad in the days of Caesar and Cicero.

487. Good King Wenceslas. By L. Schekky. (S.P.C.K.) $d.
Why this is called a tale of old English life in the S.P.C.K. cata-
logue there is no guessing. Wenceslas is the King of Bohemia, well
known in the { Christmas Carol. '

488. The Little Duke. By C. M. Yonge. (Macmillan) 4^. 6d.
Richard the Fearless of Normandy.

489. Brothers in Arms. (Church Extension Society) 2s. 6d.
The piteous story of the children's crusade.

490. The King of a Day. By F. Wilford. (Masters) is.
A well-told tale of a little twelfth-day king in the fifteenth century.

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491. The Constant Prince. By C. R. Coleridge. (Walter
Smith) 2s. 6d.

The noble history of the prisoner Dom Fernando, the Christian
Regulus of Portugal.

492. The Dove in the Eagle's Nest. By C. M. Yonge. (Mac-
millan) 6s.

German barons under Maximilian.

493. The Schonberg-Cotta Family. (Nelson) $s.
The early days of Luther.

494. In the Olden Time. By the Author of < Mile. Mori.' (Long-
mans) 2s. 6d.

The days of the peasants' war in Germany.

495. Esperance ; or, The Siege of Rouen. By M. Bramston.
(S.P.C.K.) i*. 6d.

496. For Faith and Fatherland. By M. Bramston.
(S.P.C.K.) 2s. 6d.

The above two are Reformation tales in France and Holland.

497. The'Chaplet of Pearls. By C. M. Yonge. (Macmillan) 6s.
The massacre of St. Bartholomew and its consequences.

498. The Thorn Fortress. By M. Bramston. (S.P.C.K.) is.
The retreat of some villagers to a hiding-place in the forests during

the Thirty Years' War, and the doings of a little girl captured by a
Croat. An unusually charming book.

499. The Little Blue Lady. By Mrs. Mitchell. (Masters)
45. 6d.

A pretty story, though scarcely natural, of the brighter days of Marie

500. Seeketh not her Own. By S. M. Sitwell. (Shaw)
3-s-. 6d.

The story of the Lagaraye Hospital very well told.

501. Isabeau's Hero. By Esme Stuart. (S.P.C.K.) 3s. 6d.
The revolt of the Cevennes, with the brave deeds of Cavalier.

502. By Fire and Sword. (Cassell) 2s. 6d.

A powerful portrait of the Huguenot persecution under Louis XV.

503. The Blue Ribbons. By A. H. Drury. (See No. 80.)
A charming story of Marie Antoinette acting fairy to a little boy.

504. Through Rough Waters. By F. M. Peard. (Bell) $s.
The rough waters are those of the first French Revolution.

505. Max Kromer. By HesbaStretton. (R.T.S.) is. 6d.
The siege of Strasburg in the Franco-German war.


506. Kenneth ; or, The Rear Guard of the Grand Army. By

C. M. Yonge. (Parker) 5s.
The retreat from Moscow.

507. The Young Breton Volunteers. By M. Wilbraham.
(Masters) is.

A rising of La Vendee against Napoleon in the Hundred Days.

508. Mademoiselle Mori. (Longmans) 2s. 6d.

An able and touching picture of the Italian struggles of 1848.

509. In Time of War. By J. F. Cobb. (Griffith, Farran, & Co.)
The siege of Paris first by Prussians and then by Communists.


If we wish the young generation to understand more about
allusions than is conveyed in the foot-notes of their School
Readers, we must let them have access to a few books con-
taining the more remarkable myths. I do not recommend
Sir George Cox's, as the reducing them to the supposed
Aryan origin of natural phenomena mars the pleasure of
reading them. The best books are :

510. The Heroes. By C. Kingsley. (Macmillan) 6s.

The earlier myths are here told to perfection. The only pity is that
there are not more of them.

511. Tanglewood Tales : and the Wonder Book. By N.
Hawthorne. (Routledge) 2 vols. 2s. each, or 1 vol. 3s. 6d.

Several of these are on the same subjects as those of Kingsley, but
told with less deference to the original outline. Prometheus and Midas
are specially memorable for the point given them. I have seen Midas
delight clever village children and utterly perplex dull ones.

512. Stories from Heathen Mythology. By Rev. J. M. Neale.
(Masters) 2s.

Simply and charmingly told.

513. Greek Hero Stories. By Niebuhr. (Shaw) 2s. 6d.

These are translated from the German in which Niebuhr told them
to his little son.

514. The Heroes of Asgard. By A. and E. Keary. (Mac-
millan) 2s. 6d.

To add the myths of our own ancestors to those of Greece, we hav/e
here the stories of Odin and Thor beautifully told.

Professor Church's series, published by Seeley, should be in school libraries
of a higher class, but they are too numerous and too expensive for
the ordinary parish library.


515. Cruise of Ulysses and his Men. (Griffith, Farran, & Co.)
2s. 6d.

516. Old Greek Stories. By Charles Henry Hanson. (Nel-
son) 3s. and 3^. 6d.

517. Wanderings of JEneas. By Charles Henry Hanson.
(Nelson) $s. and 35. 6d.

Narratives well told and illustrated. In the '/Eneid' it is often almost
translation. Outline illustrations in Flaxman's style, often from the
antique, very small, but as nude figures occur, they must be shown with
caution. Excellent prizes for boys aiming at cultivation of mind.


For want of a better title, we give this to tales fit for the
growing maidens who are beyond the child story, and, above
all, need to have their ideal of love and courtship elevated
and refined. A few actual novels are added, in case it is
thought desirable to put them into a library where the
readers are of a somewhat superior class, as where there are
the older girls and young women who will read what is
mischievous if the good is not supplied.

518. Christopher. By Helen Shipton. (S.P.C.K.) 3s. 6d.
A very beautiful imitation of the legend of St. Christopher carried

into modern life.

519. The Valley Mill. (S.P.C.K.) 2s.

Farm life, where the obstacles in the course of true love are the cattle
plague and a strange robbery of an old miser. The young heiress,
popularly called ' the little Squire,' is a charming portrait.

520. From Over the Water. (Walter Smith) 6s.

A Scotch bailiff meeting with strong insular prejudice in the Isle of


521. Rufus. (Masters) 4*. 6d.

This is by the same author and in the same locality, but the hero
in this case is a native fisherman, the heroine a somewhat spoilt Scottish
lassie, sister to the gardener and the pet of the young ladies.

522. The Lutaniste of St. Jacobi's. By C. Drew. (Marcus
Ward) 6s.

A German tale of music and lace-making, with an excellent moral
against scamped work.


523. Bride Picotee. By the Author of ' Mile. Mori.' (Bemrose)
3-r. 6d.

Also a lace-making story, concerned with a young French girl and
an almost forgotten art.

524. Cairnforth and Sons. By Helen Shipton. (S.P.C.K.) 3*.
Of master manufacturers. A high-minded tale.

525. Grifflnhoof. By Crona Temple. (S.P.C.K.) 3s. 6d.
This is the odd name of an old sailor on board a hulk who adopts a

little orphan. There is a small novel of higher life connected with it,
very prettily carried out.

526. A Leal Light Heart. By Annette Lyster. (S.P.C.K.)
3s. 6d.

A charming character. The only fault we have to find is the world -
liness of the old lady.

527. My Lonely Lassie. By Annette Lyster. (S.P.C.K.)
2s. 6d.

The governess is a very pretty character. We could dispense with
her becoming a marchioness in her own right, but no doubt it renders
her the greater favourite.

528. A Stedfast Woman. By M. Bramston. (S.P.C.K.) 3s.

A high-toned tale of constancy.

529. Two Ways of Looking at it. By Austin Clare.
(S.P.C.K.) is. 6d.

The narratives of a trained schoolmistress and a Yorkshire collier
sandwiched together.

530. Like his own Daughter. (Walter Smith) 6s.
Middle-class life in Scotland.

531. Lucy and Christian Wainwright. (Masters) 3^. 6d.
There are some really beautiful tales in this collection, especially the

one on the suspense of the sister of an Arctic voyager.

532. The Carbridges. By M. Bramston. (Warne) 3*. 6d.
A good and wholesome family history.

533. Guide, Philosopher, and Friend. By Mrs. H. Martin.
(Griffith, Farran, & Co.) 3s. 6d.

A young lady becomes companion and adviser to some highly worthy
farmers who have been encumbered with a huge fortune. It is well
and sensibly carried out.

534. Her Title of Honour. By Holme Lee. (Griffith, Farran,
& Co. ) 3x. 6d.

Founded on the history of Henry Martyn and the Lydia who dis-
appointed him.


535. Mine Own People. By L. M. Gray. (Nelson) 55.

A girl, brought up as a companion to a nobleman's daughter, who is
returned to her own quiet family. (They are Scotch Presbyterians. )
The lessons are excellent.

536. Hanbury Mills. By C. R. Coleridge. (Warne) 2s.

537. The Heir of Redclyffe. By C. M. Yonge. (Macmillan) 6s.

538. Heartsease. By C. M. Yonge. (Macmillan) 6s.

539. The Daisy Chain. By C. M. Yonge. (Macmillan) 6s.

540. The Trial. By C. M. Yonge. (Macmillan) 6s.

541. Pillars of the House. By C. M. Yonge. (Macmillan)
2 vols. 6s. each.

542. The Young Stepmother. By C. M. Yonge. (Mac-
millan) 6s.

543. Magnum Bonum. By C. M. Yonge. (Macmillan) 6s.
These are what I have found suit best in the parish library.

544. The Earl's Daughter. By E. M. Sewell. (Longmans) is*

545. Katharine Ashton. By E. M. Sewell. (Longmans) is.

546. Ursula. By E. M. Sewell. (Longmans) is.

547. The Experience of Life. By E. M. Sewell. (Long-
mans) is.

548. Gertrude, &c. By E. M. Sewell. (Longmans) is.
These need no praise or recommendation, being well known as

always sound and useful.

549. A Noble Life. By the Author of 'John Halifax.' (Hurst
& Blackett) $s.

The history of a deformed nobleman, which gives great delight and
has a most excellent moral of patience and exertion.

550. Keeping the Vow. (Walter Smith) 5^.

A young Scotsman resolved to build a refuge for orphans. Founded
on fact.

551. Mary Barton. By Mrs. Gaskell. (Smith, Elder) 2s. 6d.
An unrivalled tale of joys and sorrows in Manchester forty years ago.

Full of beauty and full of pathos ; never to be forgotten.

552. The Moorland Cottage. By Mrs. Gaskell. (Chapman
& Hall) 2s. 6d.

Also a very charming story in a different style.

553. Janet's Home. By Annie Keary. (Macmillan) 6s.
A delightful quiet novel of domestic life.

554. Oldbury. By Annie Keary. (Macmillan) 6*.
A still more attractive and uncommon story.

555. One Year. By Frances M. Peard. (Warne) 2s. and 3*. 6d.
Experiences of a French girl in England.


556. A Near Relation. By C. R. Coleridge. (White)
Difficulties of identity acting on character.

557. An English Squire. By C. R. Coleridge. (Low) 6s.
An elder brother half Spanish and the conduct of the younger

towards him.

558. Gentleman Jim. By Mrs. Prentiss. (Nelson) 6d.
A mining story, touching and spirited.

559. Rudder Grange. By F. Stockton. (Douglas) is.
This most quaint and diverting American story is, among its other

perfections, a good protest against romance derived from penny

560. Country Maidens. By M. Bramston. (Marcus Ward)
3*. 6d.

A very winning story. It brings in a sceptically inclined young man,
but he rights himself at last.

561. Robert Ord's Atonement. By Rosa N.Carey. (Bentley) 6j.
A high-minded book.

562. Emilia Wyndham. By Mrs. Marsh. (Ward, Lock) 2s.
There are many novels by this lady, perhaps out of print, but all are

harmless, sensible, and of a good tone.

563. Dorothy's Daughters. By Mrs. Marshall. (Seeley) 5*.
This too is one of many volumes of tales, all safe, and with a religious

and sensible tone.

564. The Diamond Rose. By Sarah Tytler. (Strahan) $s.

This is our favourite among a large number of tales any one of which
is safe reading.

565. Jasmine Lee. By C. Fraser Tytler. (Strahan) 5*.
The piteous story of a poor little abducted heiress.

566. Madeleine. By Julia Kavanagh. (Chapman & Hall) 2s.

The beautiful true tale of the French peasant girl who founded a
hospital for incurables.

567. Gabrielle Vaughan. (Seeley) 5-r.
A great favourite.

568. A Vantage-Ground for doing Good. By Florence
Wilford. (Masters) 4s. 6d.

569. A Maiden of Our Own Day. By Florence Wilford.
(Masters) 6s.

Both excellent in their different lines.


570. Through Trial to Triumph. By Maggie Symington.
(Cassell) 2s. 6d.

The troubles of a wife who cannot understand her husband.

571. A Young Philistine. By Alice Corkran. (Burns &

Three charming tales, two of foreign life, all teaching tenderness for
the feelings of others.

572. A Promise Kept. By Mary E. Palgrave. (National
Society) 3s.

Unusually striking and beautiful. A girl, whose dreams inspire
missionary ardour, yet who has not steadfastness or courage enough to
follow out her own visions when they may become earnest.

573. By Northern Seas. By Mary Bell. (Church Extension

Dissent is here treated justly and fairly, and the tale is thoroughly
interesting, containing natural though striking characters.

574. Byewords. By C. M. Yonge. (Macmillan) 6s.

Short tales mostly reprinted from the Christmas numbers of the
1 Monthly Packet. '

575. Uncle Max. By R. N. Carey. (Bentley)
An excellent tale of village nursing.


There are certain fairy tales that are absolute classics, and
a knowledge of which is absolutely necessary to understand
common allusions. The grandmothers have ceased to tell
them, and the little chap-books are no more, so that it has
happened to me to pause on a mention of ' Cinderella ' or

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