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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 206 pages of information about The Bay State Monthly Volume 2, No. 6, March, 1885.

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The $1000 Prize Series.

Pronounced by the Examining Committee, Rev. Drs. Lincoln, Rankin and Day, superior to any similar series.

Striking for the Right.  Price, $1.75.

Here are beautiful sentiments whose price is above gold.  The book is bright and witty and wise.  Our boys and girls will read it and inwardly digest, and talk it over to their genuine profit, as we can testify by family experience.—­Springfield Republican.

Walter Macdonald.  Price, $1.50.

Walter Macdonald is deservedly popular.  Not a few strange and striking events are wrought into the intensely interesting narrative, and the motive underlying all is high and Christian.

The Wadsworth Boys.  Price, $1.50.

It is not sensational, but thoughtful, pleasant, and wholesome; truly exalting whatever is noble, and putting under ban whatever is mean, though seemingly respectable.—­Episcopal Register.

Silent Tom.  Price, $1.75.

The story is startling, and told with great power.  It is a picture of the life of our time, and will hold readers with a magnetism they cannot resist.

The Blount Family.  Price, $1.50.

In style it is unusually discriminating and careful, and it abounds with scenes of domestic life, which are so striking, yet so true to human nature that they seem to bring the reader into close companionship with the characters of the narrative.—­Youth’s Companion.

The Marble Preacher.  Price, $1.50.

Representing the elements of a true Christian character, and the method of their development.  The literary art and moral tone are excellent.

Evening Rest.  Price, $1.50.

It is a work of rare originality and beauty; the pictures of real life have a curious charm.

Margaret Worthington.  Price $1.50

The story is told in a quiet, self-contained, yet very interesting way; the characters are clearly conceived, and develop themselves naturally and effectually, and religion appears at once humanely practical and divinely attractive.

Coming to the Light.  Price, $1.50.

This is a story of school-life, fresh, healthy, and sparkling; the danger of yielding to temptations and the need of decision of character are lessons taught in an effective way.

Ralph’s Possession.  Price, $1.50.

With very charming pictures of home-life, it is chiefly a revelation of the deeper heart-life.—­Watchman and Reflector.

Sunset Mountain.  Price, $1.50.

Excellent in its direct teaching and indirect suggestions.

The Old Stone House.  Price, $1.50.

It is just such a book as wide-awake and intelligent young people will never tire of, or nod over, and while they are entertained they will be lifted.—­Boston Daily Journal.

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