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SEVERAL applications having been made for the Second Volume of the “ Sacred Poetry of the Seventeenth Century,” as also for the “ Sermons” of Bishop Butler, and for Bunyan's

Pilgrim's Progress,” the Subscribers to the Sacred Classics are informed, that these works are preparing for immediate publication, and will appear in the above order.

The Editors and the Proprietor take this opportunity to acknowledge the receipt of many communications during the ast year, suggesting an early issue of various works. They hope their apparent neglect of the suggestions of many valued correspondents will be excused, when they state, that so numerous have been these applications, that it has been found quite impossible to comply with the greater number of them without materially interfering with the original design of their undertaking. The volumes will, for the future, appear on alternate months.

London, Dec. 21st, 1835.

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ASTERPIECES OF ENGLISH PROSE

LITERATURE.-JOSEPH RICKERBY (Proprietor of the SACRED CLASSICS,) intends issuing, on the 1st of February,--to be continued on alternate Months-Vol. 1. of a Series of the most celebrated Treatises on PHILOSOPHY, MORALS, EDUCATION, ELOQUENCE, CRITICISM,

HISTORY, AND POLITICAL SCIENCE; By Bacon--Milton-Sir Thomas More—Sir Philip Sydney-Clarendon---Locke-Dryden -Swift--Addison-Cowley--Bolingbroke-Algernon Sidney--Hume-Conyers Middleton-Bishop Berkeley-Sir Thomas Browne, Burke—Johnson-Sir Joshua ReynoldsSterne-Adam Smith-Payne Knight-Hooker, and others.

with Preliminary Discourses and Notes

BY J. A. ST. JOHN. Vol. I. (in post 8vo.) will appear on the 1st of FEBRUARY, 1836, and will contain,

MILTON'S TENURE OF KINGS-AREOPAGITICA-TRACTATE ON EDUCATION

OUTLINE OF A PERFECT COMMONWEALTH-APOLOGY for his EARLY LIFE & WRITINGS-FAMILIAR LETTERS, &c. &c. With a PRELIMINARY DISCOURSE and Notes by the Editor ; and PORTRAITURE

ILLUSTRATION, from a Design by CATTERMOLE. The Series wili be handsomely printed by the Proprietor, and published for him by

the Booksellers, of whom PROSPECTUSES may be obtained.

Now publishing, alternately with the Masterpieces,' THE SACRED CLASSICS, OR LIBRARY OF DIVINITY, WITH INTRODUCTORY ESSAYS TO EACH AUTHOR.

Edited by the REV. R. CATTERMOLE, B. D. ; AND THE REV. H. STEBBING, M. A.

Assisted by Dr. SOUTHEY, Dr. CROLY, Dr. PYE SMITH, and others. The following valuable Works have appeared, and may be had together or separately,

Price 4s. 6d. Morocco cloth, lettered : Jeremy Taylor's Liberty of Prophesying Leighton's Exposition of the Creed, Prayer, Cave's Lives of the Apostles, 2 Vols.

and Ten Commandments. Bates's Spiritual Perfection.

Sermons for Lent, Easter, and WhitsunBishop Hall's most admired Treatises.

tide, 3 Vols. Baxter's Dying Thoughts.

Boyle's Veneration due to God, &c. Jeremy Taylor's Select Sermons.

Knox's Christian Philosophy. Butler's Analogy.

Howe's God's Prescience of the Sins of Men. Watt s's Lyric Poems.

Poetry of the Seventeenth Century. Beveridge's Private Thoughts, and the Jeremy Taylor's Life of Christ, 3 Vols.

Advantage of Communion, 2 Vols. Locke on the Reasonableness of ChristiCave's Primitive Christianity, &c. 2 Vols. anity, &c. &c. with Portrait.

“ The Sacred Classics' is, in our estimation, by FAR THE MOST VALUABLE of all the periodical collections. ... We hope ere long to speak of some of those inspired works-for they are no less. The Introductory Essays are excellent."--Blackwood's Magazine. Published for the Proprietor by Hatchard and Son, Whittaker and Co. and Simpkin

and Marshall, London ; Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh : and Cumming, Dublin,

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