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PUBLISHED BY

JAMES MUNROE & COMPANY,

BOSTON AND CAMBRIDGE, SCENES IN MY NATIVE LAND. By Mrs.

L. H. SIGOURNEY. TIJUO steel plates. i6mo. pp. 325. $1.25-

" We welcome this volume as we do every thing with which the gifted author favors the public. It will be received as a pleasant contribution to the new works of the season, as a fine description of scenes in which we have a deep interest, and as a fine volume for the gift season of New Years. Journal.

" Mrs. Sigourney s character as a writer needs no commen dation, for she is recognized as one of the best among those who grace the literature of our country, and her poetic effu sions especially have in many instances become as familiar as household words/ " Philadelphia U. S. Gazette.

" It is composed in prose and verse delightfully inter mingled and it pictures to our view some of the revolution ary and other historical spots of our native land, that will never grow old in the eyes of true-hearted Americans." Hartford Courant.

" Like a true and good woman, she has selected the flowers that grew along her path of travel, and left the weeds to be garnered by those, whose nature it is to press some bitter drop from every object that presents itself in a pursuit after knowl edge or pleasure." Ne-iu World.

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