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PRINTED FOR LONGMAN, HURST, REES, AND ORME. present publication is evidently directed to the same important object, which our author has uniforinly pursued in all bis former works; the further improvement of the mind and the heart." Lond. Rev. It is enough to say of this useful volume tbat it displays Mr. Murray's taste, judgment, and acquaintance with Eng. lish literature, and that enlightened regard to religion and morality which so eminently qualifies him to guide the studies of youth." Lit. Journ. “ We bave no hesitation in recommending this selection as the best of its kind.” Crit. Rev.

INTRODUCTION au Lecteur François, ou Recueil de pieces choices; avec l'explication des idiotismes et des phrases qui s'y trouvent.

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y E. and J. BRUCE. Teachers of Geography and the Mathematics. The Second Edition, with considerable Additions and Improvements. In 1 vol. 12mo. Price 5s. in Boards.

AN INTRODUCTION TO THE GEOGRAPHY OF THE NEW TESTAMENT; comprising a Summary Chronological and Geographical View of the Events recorded respecting the Ministry f Our Saviour; with Questions for Examination, and an accented In

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