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THE PRINCE OF MONTENEGRO.

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11ii . A STUDENT IN THE RANKS.

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11 ii A STUDENT IN THE RANKS. Sir Bartie Frere, in his address to the annual general meeting of the Public Library at Capetown, give the fol- lowing illustration of the use of free libraries â "At Kurrachee, in India, whero the library, as here, was open to all comers, there was a man whom I used to observe, a private in a Queen's regiment, who had neither a corporal's stripe nor a sergeant's stripe on his arm, and though a very good and steady man did not aspire even to be a corporal. But this private* soldier was most constant in his attendance at the library, and I was curious to know what was his course of reading, pjid I found that he had been reading the works of Jeremy Bentham straight through, from be- ginning to end. I would ask you to consider the amount of determination and philosophical spirit that must have been in that man to make him go steadily through the werks of Jeremy Bentham, volume by volume. Ho had got through, I think> ton volumes, which I found ho had read and thoroughly studied, for I found he knew very well what their contents were. But how did he manage it ? I found he never took two volumes running. He always took one or two good novels and refreshed himself between the volumes of Bentham, after the dry heights of poli- tical science, by reading Thackeray or Dickens."â Cape Argws.

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THE " COMPARATIVE ANTIQUITY…

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