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NATURAL LAW IN THB BU9ISKS8 WORLD. By Henry Wood, Boston. Lee & Shepard, Fablisbers Paper 30 cent.". Mr. Wood w-rites with a clear, keen pen. He exposes many fallacious ideas wliii'h are eepecially prevalent amnng the workinft classes, thougli not wholly con11 n til to them. He handles Henry Georsif's t beoríes in a practical but sensible marnier ; punctnres socialism with a sliarp stiletto; and discusses economie questions in a forcible and interesting roanner. Studente of our timos can lind mncli good sense in these pages. ÜNCLE LISHA'S SHOP- Life In a corner of Yankee Land. I!y Bowland E. Roblnson. New York, Forest and Stream PublUhlng Co. Uncle Lisha's shop was the rendezvous of a company of jolly pioneer in the state of Verinont, and the stories related by Ihem fonn the chapters of thls book. The Varniount Yankee dialect is glven in it8 purlty or impurity so that it takes some study for a person unaccustomed to it to inake out the mean ing of some of the expressions. The volume is a lirstrate one for a littje reUxation froiu cveryday Ufe, and gome of the Ules are very uniuiiinjj. The boys of the household will be especlally pleased in lts perasul, and those who beconie acquainted with Uncle LUfat will alwaye remember his quaint storles. JACK H.ILL OU THE SCHOOL DAYS oF AN AMERICAN' BOY. By Robert Qrant, author of "Face to Face," "The Confesslons of a Krlvolous Oirl," etc. Illuatrated by F. Q. Alt wood. Boston, Jordán, Murh A Company, publlshers. Jack Hall is not Tom Brown, but he mljrht have been had he lived in England instead of Americn. He Is quite as smart as Tom. He had adventure fully as thrllling, and relates them in quite as entertaining a manner. Mr. Grant however does not copy after Mr. Hughes in manner or style, yet he covers very much the same period in a boy's llfe in this work as did the latter in that world famous volume, Torn Brown's School Days. It is a work that must become popular with the male portion of Young America, for it portrays events so fresh in the miiids of so many of tliem, that they at once become interesled. If thls liook does not have a large sale Uien we are mistaken, that's all.


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