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The Essay which constitutes this volume has, under the title of 'The England of Today,' been read by the author in various parts of the United States and Canada to audiences ranging in number of attendants from five hundred to twenty-five hundred persons. The author's reasons for so frankly reviewing among foreigners the less favourable conditions of English society, are fairly stated in the lecture. He selected such topics as he thought would reflect some lessons upon questions of vital interest to Americans or colonists.
The author deems it unnecessary, in an age which is conspicuous for the study of