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PHRENOLOGICAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL BOOKS,
Love and Parentage: Applied to the improvement of Offspring, including important directions and suggestions to Lovers and the Married, concerning the strongest ties, and the most sacred, and momentous relations of life. By O. S. Fowler.
Combe's Physiology: With notes and observations by O. S. Fowler, from the last Edinburgh edition, the best work extant on the conditions of health, presented in a popular form, free from technicalities, and illustrated by engravings. 320 pages, octavo, large type, Amativeness: Or the evils and remedies of excessive and perverted sexuality, including warning and advice to the Married and Single; being a Supplement to Love and Parentage. Matrimony: by O. S. Fowler: Or Phrenology and Physiology applied to the selection of congenial companions for life-of which more than thirty thousand copies have been sold in the United States, besides having been re-published in England. Synopsis of Phrenology and Physiology: By L. N. Fowler: Comprising a condensed description of the functions of the body and mind: also the additional discoveries made by the aid of magnetism and neurology. Illustrated by many different heads or likenesses. 12
Marriage: Or the principles of Phrenology and Physiology applied to man's social relations, together with an analysis of the domestic feelings. By L. N. Fowler.
Phrenological Guide: Designed for Students of their own characters. Most of the organs are illustrated with two engravings, showing each organ, large and small. Also, illustrations of the different temperaments, and a representation of a perfect male and female head. Phrenology and Physiology: Applied to Temperance, or the laws of life and health; of which upwards of twenty thousand have been sold. No one should be without it.
Tight Lacing: Or the evils of compressing the organs of animal life, and thereby enfeebling the vital functions. This work has also had an extensive sale. Synopsis of Phrenology: Designed for the
use of Practical Phrenologists. Illustrated by a large number of engravings, illustrative of the science. ($4 per 100.) The Phrenological Journal: Of 32 large octavo pages, on good paper and type, amply illustrated with engravings, adapted to all classes, old or young, rich or poor, will be found very instructive and useful to all. Terms, $1.00 per annum, in advance, The Phrenological and Physiological Almanac, is published annually by FowLERS & WELLS, at 6 cts per copy, or 25 for $1. The trade supplied at the usual discount.
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MARTIN THE FOUNDLING:
MOIRS OF A VALET-DE-CHAMBRE.
BY EUGENE SUE.
PRICE 75 CENTS.
above work may be truly pronounced the masterpiece of its gifted and excellent aufor it is the embodiment of all his thoughts, reflections and labors upon the great subject lies next his heart-that of the melioration of the social condition of the poorer s of France. From the social structure of the United States no analagous picture drawn of the squalid poverty, hopeless moral degradation, and hardened crime, ike the Upas, permeate with their poisonous breath the masses of the densely popuities of Europe. M. Sue's aim and efforts are of the noblest and most humanising ter. He seeks, by the employment of his acknowledged powerful abilities, to rouse islation as well as the philanthropic and charitable classes of his country to put forth n in promotion and support of a better order of things. It is through his MARTIN FOUNDLING he shows how this is to be done. Whether he accomplish his end, or e civic wreath is his due; for as the machine now works in the European capitals, on and crime, disease and destitution, must, to the disgrace of civilization, remain tering plague-spots they are, upon the fair frame-work of human society.
NOTICES OF THE PRESS.
*-let me endeavor to do some sort of justice to this noblest production of a genead ardent soul. Until three days since, I had not looked into this work, having that there was something in the early numbers that shocked the moral sensibilities irst publishers. I jumped at the conclusion that a book they had discarded on mounds must be profligate indeed In this I did gross wrong to the author, as those ily do who judge without reading. If ever a book was in the highest sense moral, Martin deserving of that distinction. True, it has scenes and narrations of revoltravity-and there are two or three which, not being absolutely essential to the enent of the great lessons of Duty and Philanthropy, which Martin' was intended to te, I heartily wish had been omitted. Yet even in this view the book is not so obable as those productions of Le Sage, Smollett, Fielding, Sterne, etc. (to say nothing wer,) which the wise world has long regarded with scarcely qualified admiration, ich find a place without rebuke in nearly all considerable libraries. Without sufferinterest of the narrative to flag, the author has enriched his pages with frequent uable hints for improvement in Rural Agriculture, Domestic Economy, Popular ion, the Prevention of Crime, &c., &c., making this in fact the noblest work of ation in which the Spirit of the Age has yet embodied itself. I have already said Its are evident throughout the work-faults of education, of taste, and of lax moyet so completely are they overbalanced by its lofty and practical excellencies, that believe a single reader will be injured, while thousands must be enlightened, immorally elevated by its thoughtful perusal.--Horace Greeley's Letter to the Tri
ps no work has yet been written, of what are called novels, which more fully exe potency of the romancer, to do good, in a certain way than this! It cuts into heart---the sore, gangrened, suffering, guilty heart---of that immense social evil as accumulated for long and artificial ages over the states of Europe; exposes the us effect of the undue distribution of wealth, by unnatural means, which prevails nonarchies there---and with the most daring boldness portrays facts, which, with repulsiveness to the delicate sense, and while the over-prudish may frown, are nd, being so, are as necessary to be exposed to strong light, as the putrifying which the surgeon is to perform a life-saving operation! We like this book 1 hope it will be read widely.---Brooklyn Star.
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BEAUTIFUL EDITION OF
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THE YOUTH OF SHAKSPEARE.
SHAKSPEARE AND HIS FRIENDS.
THE SECRET PASSION.
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We have been better pleased with these works than with any we have met with for a long time. The ground upon which the author has ventured is fearfully full of difficulties, but he has threaded his way with most admirable skill. Shakspeare, Burbage, Sir Walter Raleigh, Lord Burghley, and Elizabeth, are brought in vivid portraiture before us: the generous disposition, ready wit, and noble bear g of the immortal poet, being pictured with the rarest success.-London Age.
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A raciness and geniality of spirit pervade the scenes, which commend the book to all w back to the merry days of Old England.-London Athenæum---Rev. of Youth of Shakspeare."
It is no slight praise to say, that the romantic portions of the book remind us most strongly of De Foe's narrations.-Ibid-Critique on "Shakspeare and his Friends."
The Shakspeare novels are now generally known, and justly appreciated. They are a vainable addition to our literature; and the two preceding divisions of the design are rendered doubly valuable by this com pletion of it, which carries us on to the close of the bard's felicitous career. "The Secret Passion" is fully equal in spirit, vivacity, and truth of painting, to its popular predecessors.- United Service Journal (Eng) Notice of "Secret Passion."
The easy buoyancy and untiring vigor of the composition are very remarkable, as well as the living manners displayed in the books.-London Spectator.
Novels of rare interest and beauty.-London Sunday Times.
Burgess, Stringer & Co. have published, in a neat and creditable manner, those three charming and ad mirable romances, known as "The Shakspeare Novels"-viz.: "The Youth of Shakspeare," "Shakspeare and his Friends," and the "Secret Passion." They are models of elegant and artistic composition-replete with original and striking beauties, and inspiring the reader with an interest scarcely inferior to that of the Waverly series. We warmly advise those who have not met with these books, to obtain them as rapidly as possible--for they are not ephemeral in value. They truly deserve a conspicuous position among the best selections of fictitious literature in public as well as private libraries. We have often recommended these books as being entirely excellent, and we never knew a person of taste and judgment who was not delighted with them.-Park Benjamin's American Mail.
There is in these novels a great deal of kindly wit and humor, and a most pervading spirit of humanity Shakspeare and the other favorite characters are represented in a warm, genial light, and the mind of the reader really gets, through them, a much broader and sweeter view of that wonderful age.--Am. Review.
We commend the whole series to the attention and favor of all our readers. To those who real love Shakspeare, and do not merely talk of loving him, these books cannot but be highly interesting, givi an insight, as they do, into the daily life of "Sweet Will" and his chosen companions. The price of th set is $1,50. It is rare, even in these days of cheap literature, that so little money wil buy the mea of so much enjoyment.-New York Courier and Enquirer.
Have you ever read the series of works called the "Shakspeare Novels," just published by Messr Burgess, Stringer & Company? If you have not, don't fail to do so. CHARLES LAMB has hit off th character of these vivid portraits, which are really drawn to the very life, and in the very manner of t age in which they lived. The sweet" Swan of Avon' is not made to "cackle like a goose," but himse and "friends" are actual living, breathing people before you.-Editor's Table--Knick. Mag.
They are among the few works of fiction that will not perish with the reading; for, as long as Shak peare endures, these "Notes" of his times and his contemporaries, will find readers and admirers.-Huni Magazine.
A short time since, there fell into our hands a Paris copy of this historical series, and we thought th and think still, that they formed one of the most delightful productions we ever read-worthy of their gre subject, which is the strongest praise it is possible to give.--Sunday Dispatch.
A more fitting person and era conid scarcely be found for a skilful writer, for the reader's sympathy secured in advance-nor will he fail to find much interest in the execution of this work.-New York Co mercial Advertiser.
We are introduced to a gallery of living portraits, rich in coloring, truthful in delineation, and striking their developments of individual character. The great cotemporaries of the immortal bard are all broug upon he canvas. Elizabeth, Southampton, Essex, Raleigh, Ben Jonson, and the gifted actors of "T Globe" nuove before us, while the graphic incidents and picturesque descriptions lend additional fascinati to the work.--New York Albion Review of Shakspeare and his Friends."
Fained historical romances, which, like the Waverly series, "are not for a day, but for all time."--N
Burgess, Stringer & Co. deserve the thanks of every admirer of the sweet Swan of Avon,' for placi within their reach an elegant edition of these admirable romances.---Albany Argus.