But there, in that New World that lays beyend the sunset, he is happy at last—blest in the companionship of other true prophetic ones, whose deepest strivin’s wuz, like his, to make the world better and wiser—them who longed for deeper, fuller understandin’, and who walked the narrer streets of earth, like him, in chains and soul-hunger.
I love to think that now, onhampered by mutinous foes, or mortal weakness, they are a-sailin’ out on that broad sea of full knowledge, and comprehension, and divine sympathy. Lit by the sunshine of infinite love, they sail on, and on, and on.
Other Works by Joshiah Allen’s Wife.
A Charming Volume of Poetry. Beautifully Illustrated by W. Hamilton Gibson and other Artists. Bound in Colors. Square 12mo, 216 pp. Cloth, $2.00.
win for her a title to an honorable place among American
Holley has here more than sustained her previous high
literary reputation.”—Interior, Chicago.
By “Josiah Allen’s Wife.” Illustrated. Square 12mo, 452 pp. Cloth, $2.50.
is irresistibly humorous and true.”—Bishop
“It is as full of meat as an egg.... Calculated to do immense good in that department of woman’s rights which relates to her participation in the great work of the Church of Christ, beyond the scrubbing and papering of the meeting-house.”—Ex-Judge Noah Davis.
abounds in mingled humor, pathos and inexorable common
“It is exceedingly entertaining.”—New York Observer.
Or, Josiah Allen as a Politician. A Fascinating Story. Square 12mo, 390 pp. Cloth, $2.00.
“The interest of the book is intense.... Never was such a defender of woman’s rights, never was such an exponent of woman’s wrongs! In Samantha’s pithy, pointed, scornful utterances we have in very truth the expression of feelings common to most thoughtful women, well understood among them, but rarely finding voice except in confidential intercourses and for sympathetic ears. Other women besides poor Cicely, and warm-hearted, clear-headed Samantha, and ‘humble’ Dorlesky eat their hearts out over the injustice of laws that they have no hand in making, and can have no hand in altering, though ruin and agony are their result.... It would be impossible to find in literature anything more pitiful than this story of the struggle of a gentle-natured woman against the dangers which surround her child,