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WEBSTER

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HIS MASTER-PIECES.

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His Life and Great Spreches.

BY B. F. TEFFT, D.D., LL.D. Steel Portrait, Two Volumes, 1032 pp. 12mo. Price, $2 50.

THE LIFE EMBRACES 1. The Webster Family.

6. Webster the Legislator. 2. Webster the Boy and Youth,

7. Webster the Citizen. 3. Webster the Student.

8. Webster the Senator. 4. Webster the Lawyer.

9. Webster the Orator. 5. Webster in his Domestic Relations. 10. Webster the Executive Officer.

THE SPEECHES EMBRACE 1. Argument in the Dartmouth College 7. The Character of Washington. Case.

8. Speech at Niblo's Garden, New York. 2. Plymouth Oration-First Settlement of 9. Letter on Impressment. New England.

10. Reply to Hayne on Foot's Resolution. 3. Speech on the Greek Revolution, 11. Constitution not a Compact-Reply to 4. Bunker Hill Monument Oration.

Calhoun. 5. Funeral Oration-Adams and Jefferson. 12. Constitution and the Union—7th of 6. Lecture before Mechanic's Institution,

March Speech. Boston. We receive these volumes with especial satisfaction. Dr. Tefft's book, we doubt not, will be a popular one. has that brilliancy of touch and that vivacity of style whic are always popular with the great body of readers.-- Boston Traveler.

Such a life of the great statesman was needed. There is no other as cheap yet elegant form in which Webster's great efforts are to be found. They will sell well, we doubt not. The more of them there are distributed, the better it is for our intelligence, our political virtue and the public weal.- N. Y. Times,

Dr. Tefft has displayed much industry, versatility and discrimination in his biography, and good taste in the selection of Mr. Webster's efforts, and these volumes cannot but meet with a favorable reception from the public.-Boston Atlas.

There is no doubt but the book will be very generally sought and read by an appreciating public. It must be regarded as a valuable addition to the standard literary works of the times. The author is exceedingly happy in his use of language. There is nothing laborious, dull or difficult in the perusal; but on the contrary, it possesses an affable, congenial spirit which is entirely winning. We have been peculiarly interested with the description of Mr. Webster's character contained in the last chapter of the biography. The author enters into the subject with his whole soul, delineating faithfully those traits peculiar to the man, expanding upon those qualities of mind which constituted his great

The work is handsomely got up, and is fit to adorn any library.--Buffalo Rep. We doubt whether a better biography will ever meet the eyes of the student, or en. ich the library of the man of letters. The style is polished, clear, and interesting in a high degree.--- Boston Eve. Gazette.

The best life of Webster that has ever appeared.—Buffalo Democracy.

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MILLER, ORTON & MULLIGAN, Publishers, 25 Park Row, New York, and 107 Genesee-st., AUBURN.

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GEN. WILLIAM H. HARRISON,

Ninth President of the United States.

BY H. MONTGOMERY.
Steel Portrait, 465 pp. 12mo., Muslin. Price $1 25.

“The Hero came-a noble, good old man,
Strong in the wealth of his high purposes.
Age sat upon him with a gentle gmace,
Giving unto his manhood dignity;
Imbuing it with pure and lofty thoughts.
As pictures owe their mellow hues to time,
He stood before the people. Theirs had been
The vigor of his youth, his manhood's strength;
And now his green old age was yielded up,

To answer their behests." In the long and brilliant list of those whose memories we delight to honor and to cherish, William Henry Harrison deservedly occupies a prominent place. Stimulated by the example of the patriot whose name he bore, and whose blood coursed in his veins; endowed with Buperior talents, and occupying a large field of usefulness and distinction, he had the power, and well did he exert it, of contributing largely to our national glory and eminence.

LIFE OF GEN. ZACHARY TAYLOR,
Twelfthy President of the ünited States.

BY H. MONTGOMERY.
Steel Portrait, and other Illustrations, 463 pp, 12mo., Price $1 25.

“As calm in the council, as gallant in war,

He fought for his country, and not its hurrah!” The man to do the right thing at the right time; the man who would not leave his wounded behind him, and would have encountered any personal hazard or sacrifice to abide by that which his heart told him was right; the man quiet in expression, strong in action, firm in purpose; and whether in expression, action or purpose, that transparent honesty and simple integrity forming, as it were, the atmosphere in which he lived and moved—which so happily for himself and for us not only enabled him to see clearly and do resolutely what became a true and brave man, but enabled the world to see how bravely and how honestly it was done. A rare gift! Let us honor it; and above all, let us try to learn a lesson from it.

MILLER, ORTON & MULLIGAN, Publishers, 25 Park Row, New York, and 107 Genesee-st., AUBURN.

SUFFERINGS OF THE ENGLISH POOR,

OR THE

WHITE SLAVES OF ENGLAND.

AN

EXPOSITION OF THE CONDITION AND TREATMENT OF THE LABORING

CLASSES IN THE FACTORIES AND COAL MINES OF GREAT BRITAIN,

BY JOHN C. COBDEN.

One Volume, 300 pp., 12 mo., 11 Illustrations. Price, $1 25.

NOTICES OF THE PRESS-BRIEF EXTRACTS.

The anthor has gone extensively into detail-wielding an honest and fearless pen, and backing his weighty statements by copions extracts from the official records of England. He has made a glorious book. -Buffalo Express.

But for the evidence by which the author's assertions are sustained, we would not dare credit the distressing accounts of indigence and misery.-- Waverly Magazine.

It is a capital book, and entitled to a place in every man's library.--N. Y. Mirror.

The "White Slaves of England” are displayed here, in a condition that must touch the heart of every philanthropist, and bring tears to eyes "unused to weep."-Phil. Amer. Cour.

We predict for the work just what it deserves a wide spread circulation.-Dutchman.

It contains much interesting and valuable information, and we doubt not that it will find many readers.--Chicago Evangelist.

It unfolds degradation and wrong, such as the mind of man, anaided, could scarce imagine.-N. Y. Sun.

To those unacquainted with these portions of the English social system here bared to the public, the revelations will be regarded with wonder-perhaps with horror.-Rochester Advertiser.

We confess that the revelations here made are perfectly appalling.-- Utica Herald.

We have it all, hopeless servitude, ignorance, and cruelty, aye more, in proud, philanthropic, enlightened England-all this degradation, slavery, cruelty, and woe--the subjects of which are white men, white women, and white children—the same race and blood as their oppressors.--Syracuse Star.

The Coal Miners, the Needlewomen, the Coolies, the Factories, and the Press Gangs are each described in turn. Volume after volume of romance has been written, and day after day spent in debate, upon these topics, but we doubt if they ever have been so fully represented before, in all their length and breath. Its scenes are pictures from real life. -Albany Evening Journal.

Some of the more exciting descriptions are illustrated by spirited wood engravings, though this is hardly needed, for more revolting pictures of degraded humanity tban the author has sketched, no one need desire to read.-Dollar Newspaper.

MILLER, ORTON & MULLIGAN, Publishers, 25 Park Row, New York, and 107 Genesee-st., Auburn.

MILLER, ORTON & MULLIGAN, PUBLISH

THE LIFE OF LOUIS KOSSUTH, GOVERNOR OF HUNGARY; INCLUDING Notices OF THE MEN AND

SCENES OF THE HUNGARIAN REVOLUTION : TO WHICH IS ADDED AN APPENDIX, CONTAINING HIS PRINCIPAL SPEECHES, &c. WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY HORACE GREELEY. By P. C. HEADLEY.

“What an age! A great man steps upon our shores—the fact is telegraphed in an instant to every city in the Union. He speaksimmediately a thousand newspapers carry his words to every house in the land. While he is yet speaking, some rapid writer sketches the history of his life, and the press-prone to miracles-scatters in beautiful volumes, both Life and Speeches through all the country. Mr. Ileadley has written an excellent memoir of Kossuth. It details, in easy, perspicuous narrative, the principal events of his life, bringing down the history almost to the present hour.”—N. C. Advocate.

“This volume, containing a full biography of the noble Hungarian from his birth to the present time with copious notices of the revolutionary movement, is a seasonable and interesting publication. It will be read by great numbers, whose interest in Kossuth's career has been awakened by his presence in this country; and it cannot be read without profit. The principal events in his life are related with sufficient minuteness; numerous anecdotes are introduced, illustrative of his character; and brief comments made on the progress of his history. The course of the Hungarian Revolution is described with clearness and accuracy, correcting many prevalent errors on the subject, and presenting a comprehensive view of the principles involved in that patriotic struggle.”—New York Tribune.

"In no part of this composition does the author betray an appear. ance of carelessness or imperfection" yet it is a wonder among the world of critics, 'how Headley can write so much, and write nothing that is incomplete.' His power to give his writings a clearness and vivacity of style, has already obtained for him a reputation that will ever secure for him a passport with the illustrious in the world of letters. And in this instance he has a theme that is happily adapted to his style of composition. The life and character of the politica! Luther of Europe,' furnishes ample material for his brilliant and discriminating genius, and he seems to have spared no pains to make his book worthy of both the theme and the author.”—G. M. Aegis.

“It is written in an eager, animated style, adapted for the special purpose of the book. It is reliable and exceedingly interesting. A brief introduction by Mr. Greeley pitches the key-note of the volume,

and will find a response, we doubt not, in the popular heart."--Nero York Organ.

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