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JOURNALS AND CORRESPONDENCE
FROM THE YEAR 1783 to 1852.
OPINIONS OF THE PRESS. Good things are always in season, and by her abilities and her position in however long delayed; and Lady THERESA society, and by ber special inclination to Lewis's edition of the journal and letters of observe, shown in her • Comparative View of Miss BERRY is as welcome as roses in August Social Life in England and France from the or peaches in October... The correspondence Restoration,' she was a person very likely to of Miss BERRY with Lord ORFORD is the part set down in journal and letters such notes of of this work which will attract the greatest | her social experience as would be worth puvattention tiom many readers. Much of it is lishing for the instruction and amusement of new to the public, and is full of WALPOLE'S a later generation.' EXAMINER, Sept. 23. best nature. We must give our readers some
* ALL who are acquainted with WALaccount of this in another notice, as well as a
POLE's letters will not fail to remember notification of the contents of the last volume.
what new life, and zest, and spirit, freshen the The first and second volumes contain each a
correspondence (which had begun to languish) wealth of gossip and comment on passing
as soon as the name of BERRY brightens his events which will make them precious to those
epistles. Light, grace, music, beauty, nature, who seek to reproduce for themselves or others
and truthfulness, seem all to come back again, the first half of this century and the last
or at all events to appear with the young girls quarter of the eighteenth. The small events
whom WALPOLE loved to call in happy playof daily life, the adventures of travelling, the
fulness his two wives. Their presence lends amusements, the fashions, words, feelings of
a peculiar charm to the letter-writer's closing those days, before steamboats, railways, cheap
pages... The chief value of these volumes conpostage, popular education, and penny news
sists in the illustrations they give, social and papers existed, are all brought vividly to mind
political, moral and religious, of a long and by these volumes. GLOBE, Sept. 25.
eventful period, forming important parts of • Miss BERRY bequeathed all her two centuries. The journals and letters, whepapers to the late Sir FRANKLAND LEWIS, ther treating of home or foreign topics, are and, not long before her death, informed his marked by calin good sense and accurate judge daughter-in-law, Lady THERESA LEWIS, that ment, rather than by dashing wit and dazzling she had done so, adding that, in case of his brilliancy, and, in very many respects, they are death, and of his not having had time to deal with the better for these more sober characteristics. these MSS., she wished her to promise to take ... For the very full portraits of CAROLINE ot charge of them. This promise Lady THERESA BRUNSWICK and the PRINCESS CHARLOTTE, Lewis has fulfilled, and by careful selection and the very curious things said of and about from as many papers as filled two large truuks them, we must reter to these volumes. Those she has produced three volumes of interesting ladies have never been better limned, shadows extracts from the journals and correspondence as well as light, the comic as well as the tragic of' a lady who died in the year 1852 at the sides.... All the Paris scenes, the life, manage of eighty-nine, and who in her youth had ners, the morals, costume, and characters, are Horace WALPOLE for a faithful admirer. | charmingly portrayed. Nor do these volumes Miss BERRY was editress of the original letters lack contributions from correspondents illusof Lady RACHEL RUSSELL, which she pre tiative of such matters in other lands,... Of faced with noble appreciation of her life; her the merit of these volumes we need say nothing interest was always strong in life and literature; / more.'
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WITH 41 ILLUSTRATIONS ENGRAVED ON WOOD BY JOSEPH SWAIN, FROM ORIGINAL
DESIGNS BY R. T. PRITCHETT.
CONTENT S. Concerning the Country Parson's Life.
Concerning Tidiness: being Thoughts upon 2 Concerning the Art of Putting Things: being Overlooked Source of Human Content
Thoughts on Representation and Misrepre How I Mused in the Railway Train: being Trees sentation.
on Rising by Candle-light; on Nervous les Concerning Two Blisters of Humanity: being and on Vapouring.
Thoughts on Petty Malignity and Petty Trickery. Concerning the Moral Influences of the Dwellers Concerning Work and Play.
Concerning Hurry and Leisure. Concerning Country Houses and Country Life. Conclusion.
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MR. LEIGHTON'S LIFE OF MAN SYMBOLISED.
At the end of October will be published, in One Volume, 4to., price 31s. 6d.,
bound in richly-ornamented covers appropriate to the Work, designed by the Artist, and with Index-edge in Colours and Gold; or price 56s. elegantly bound in morocco by RIVIÈRE,
LIFE OF MAN Symbolised by the Months of the Year,
THEIR SEASONS AND PHASES,
WITH PASSAGES SELECTED FROM ANCIENT AND MODERN AUTHORS.
BY RICHARD PIGOT.
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BY JOHN LEIGHTON, F.S.A.
M HIS Volume will consist of Twelve Sections, into which the Life
1 of Man is divided, to accord with the twelve Months of the Year, and the progress of nature, from the germination of the seed to the decay of the tree.
The progressive developments of the physical and moral attributes of Man are shown in each Month concurrently with the growth of the Year; and the varying phases of his Passions, Pursuits, and Aspirations are exhibited in excerpt passages from Ancient and Modern Writers. These are cited in the typographical characters of their respective periods, appropriately and suggestively illustrated by many hundreds of marginal devices, initial vignettes, and tail-pieces.
Each page of the book will be enclosed in a framework, which serves as a setting for proverbs and other aphorismatic sentences, in harmony with the text. Each Section will be preceded by two full-page Engravings, of which, including the General Frontispiece, there will be Twenty-five, printed within red rules. Twelve of them, illustrating the Life of Man from the Cradle to the Grave, also embody the Progress of the Seasons, and the varying Aspects of Nature, as seen under an English sky. The other Twelve comprise a Series of Medallion Portraits, from the Infant to the Patriarch, combined with Floral Emblems and other Symbolical Attributes, in keeping with the central subject.
Subjects of the Twelve Cardinal Illustrations.
FRONTISPIECE-All the World 's a Stage.
August - The MAGISTRATE.
October - The GRANDSIRE.
November— The CENSOR.
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