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FL1PWING, THE SPY. for BY LILY F. WESSELHOEFT, Author of " Sparrow, the Tramp" The Winds, the Woods, and the Wanderer," etc The story represents the action of certain animals, the characters of which are depicted in accordance with their natures and the exigencies of the story. The object is to cultivate the love of animal nature, which most children feel, and especially for S ich creatures a* bats, toads and others, which children are often improperly taught to regard with d sgust. The human characters introduced talk and act naturally, and he book will be found very entertaining to young people.