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HEAVEN OUR HOME.

WE HAVE NO SAVIOUR BUT JESUS,

AND

NO HOME BUT HEAVEN.

By the Author of "MEET FOR HEAVEN."

"This volume, to which the author has not thought proper to attach his name, must be welcomed with especial gratification by those who look forward to that heavenly home which he so wondrously and delightfully portrays. We promise the reader many charming pictures of heavenly bliss, founded upon undeniable authority, and described with the pen of a dramatist, which cannot fail to elevate the soul, as well as to delight the imagination. It proves in a manner as beautiful as it is convincing, the doctrine of THE RECOGNITION OF FRIENDS IN HEAVEN. It demonstrates THE INTEREST WHICH THOSE IN HEAVEN FEEL IN EARTH, and proves, with remarkable clearness, that such an interest exists, not only with the Almighty, and among the angels, but also among the spirits of departed friends."-Glasgow Herald.

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"The name of the author of this work is strangely enough withheld. . . . A social heaven, in which there will be the most PERFECT RECOGNITION, INTERCOURSE, FELLOWSHIP, and BLISS, is the leading idea of the book, and it is discussed in a fine genial spirit."-Caledonian Mercury.

EIGHTEENTH THOUSAND.

New Work by the Author of "HEAVEN OUR HOME."
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MEET FOR HEAVEN.

A STATE OF GRACE UPON EARTH

The only preparation

FOR A STATE OF GLORY IN HEAVEN.

"A careful perusal of this book will make it a less easy thing for a man to cheat himself into the notion that death will effect, not a mere transition and improvement, but AN ENTIRE CHANGE IN HIS MORAL AND SPIRITUAL STATE. The dangerous nature of this delusion is exhibited with great power by the author of 'Meet for Heaven.'"-Stirliny Observer.

"This, like the former volume, 'Heaven our Home,' by the same anonymous author, is a very remarkable book. Often as the subject has been handled, both by ancient and modern divines, it has never been touched with a bolder or a more masterly hand."-John O'Groat Journal.

In Crown 8vo, Cloth Extra, Price 3s. 6d.,

A NEW WORK BY THE AUTHOR OF

"HEAVEN OUR HOME," AND "MEET FOR HEAVEN,"

ENTITLED,

"LIFE IN HEAVEN."

THERE, FAITH IS CHANGED INTO SIGHT,

AND

HOPE IS PASSED INTO BLISSFUL FRUITION.

THIS New Work is a Companion Volume to "Heaven our Home,"

and "Meet for Heaven," and embraces a subject of very great

interest, which has not been included in these Volumes.

The two Works above mentioned have already attained the large sale of 73,000 copies.

The following subjects are treated of in

"LIFE IN HEAVEN."

1. Heaven a World of Life too little Realised.

2. The Eternal Home of God's Children.

3. On the Threshold.

4. The Way by which Believers Enter.

5. What takes place at the Entrance.

6. The Reception given to those Entering.

7. The Meeting of Friends there.

8. Elements of Joy to those thus Meeting.

9. The Sources through which Friends in Heaven obtain a Knowledge of those they have left upon Earth.

10. The Interest this Knowledge must awake.

11. Christ's Life in Heaven the Pattern of His People there.

12. The Life of the Glorified.

13. The Life of the Glorified viewed in its Various Features: A Life of Activity-of Holiness-of Love-of Variety and Progress of Social Intercourse.

14. Social Intercourse in Heaven Exemplified by Various Illustrations-viz., Scriptural, Historical, and Literary Characters Exhibited in their Intercourse there.

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THE COURT OF CACUS;

OR, THE STORY OF BURKE AND HARE.

BY ALEXANDER LEIGHTON,

Author of "Curious Storied Traditions of Scottish Life," &c. **In this volume the reader will find, for the first time, a narrative of the deeds of Burke and Hare, which will ever be remembered as the most extraordinary in the annals of a civilised people. The volume also contains vivid Sketches of the "Medical Professors," the "Pupils," and the "Body-snatchers," who were concerned in the great drama, and the curious Resurrection Stories then current in Surgeon's Square. The Author has disposed the lights and shadows of this strange chapter of modern history so as to retain the absorbing interest of the story, without revolting the feelings of his readers; and has endeavoured to make the book a great moral lesson, to teach that when man is left to his idol, there is no limit of enormity to which he may not attain.

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WILLIAM PATERSON,

THE MERCHANT STATESMAN, AND FOUNDER OF THE BANK OF ENGLAND.

HIS LIFE AND TRIALS.

BY S. BANNISTER, M.A.

"William Paterson was among the wisest men of his age, and his biography is a fitting memorial of his patriotism and genius. This biography, intrinsically valuable and interesting to all classes, is peculiarly welcome as a book for the instruction and encouragement of the young."-The Leader.

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TALES OF THE DESERT AND THE BUSH.

BY FREDERICK GERSTACKER,

Author of "The Feathered Arrow,' ""Wild Sports in the Far West," &c. &c. "Full of thrilling adventure, and intensely readable."-Herald.

NEW WORK BY MR JAMES M'LEVY.

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THE SLIDING SCALE OF LIFE;

OR, THIRTY YEARS' OBSERVATIONS OF FALLING MEN AND
WOMEN IN EDINBURGH.

BY JAMES M'LEVY, Edinburgh Police Detective Staff,
Author of "Curiosities of Crime in Edinburgh."

This book contains some very curious and original revelations from the long and eventful experience of the author, and will be found even more interesting than his former work, "Curiosities of Crime," which has attained a circulation of 20,000 copies within the space of three months, and has been most favourably noticed by almost the whole of the newspaper press in Great

Britain.

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WALLACE AND HIS TIMES.

BY JAMES PATERSON,

Author of the "History and Families of Ayrshire," &c.

This work is embellished with a portrait of Wallace, from an ancient painting at Niddrie House, near Edinburgh; and not only gives an accurate narrative of the events in the great patriot's career, as related by Blind Harry, but reduces the more important facts-many of which have been disputed-to chronological order, and proves their accuracy from internal evidence, contemporary chronicles, and existing documents. The author, in short, presents the work of the Minstrel in a new light, claiming judgment upon it not as a historical, but a biographical poem.

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Illustrations,

THE SEA-SIDE AND AQUARIUM;

OR, ANECDOTE AND GOSSIP ON MARINE ZOOLOGY.

BY JOHN HARPER.

"We have read this book with intense interest."-Glasgow Examiner. "Mr Harper photographs the tinted world under the sea-surface, and contrives to render even periwinkles attractive."—The Leader.

In crown 8vo, cloth extra, price 3s. 6d.,

THE LIFE AND POEMS

OF

WILLIAM DUNBAR,

THE BURNS OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY.

Printed from the Original Manuscripts, and Modernised so as to be intelligible to the Readers of the Present Day.

BY JAMES PATERSON,

Author of "Wallace and his Times."

Sir Walter Scott wrote-" The excellent poet, William Dunbar, is unrivalled by any which Scotland has produced."

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THE IRISH NATIONAL SCHOOL BOOKS,

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THE following references were made to the books published by the Commissioners of National Education, in the debate in the House of Lords, 7th March 1853:

The Earl of Eglinton must say that the books which were used in the National Schools were the very best that could be put into the hands of the children who received instruction in any schools.

The Bishop of Limerick-With respect to the books which were used in the National Schools, he believed that they were admitted upon all hands to be incomparable. They were works which enjoyed a European reputation. They had found their way to every quarter of the globe, and had stamped upon them indelibly their character for excellence.

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Second Book of Lessons.

Sequel No. I. to Second Book of
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Fourth Book of Lessons.
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Fifth Book of Lessons.

Reading-Book for Female Schools.
Selections from British Poets, in 2
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Scripture Lessons, in 4 volumes

Old Testament in 2 vols. New
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English Grammar.

Key to Exercises in the English
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Geography.

Epitome of Geographical Knowledge.
Compendium of Geography.

Arithmetic and Book-keeping.

First Book of Arithmetic.

Key to the First Book of Arithmetic.
Treatise on Arithmetic in Theory and
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Key to the Treatise on Arithmetic in
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Elements of Book-keeping.
Key to Elements of Book-keeping.

Mensuration and Geometry.

Treatise on Mensuration.
Appendix to Treatise on Mensuration.
Elements of Geometry.

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THE SONGS OF ROBERT BURNS,

TRANSLATED INTO MEDIEVAL LATIN VERSE, WITH THE
SCOTTISH VERSION COLLATED.

BY ALEXANDER LEIGHTON,

Author of "Curious Storied Traditions of Scottish Life," "The Court of Cacus," &c.

In offering this jeu d'esprit to the Public, the Author presumes to think that it may, to an extent, serve by allurement the purpose of one branch of education-an opinion akin to that of the paterfamilias in the Gentleman's Magazine:" Why, sir, I intend to translate Lullabolero, or some other beloved popular song, into Latin, and you will see how my lads will sip their ipecacuan with their jelly."

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