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book, the Bible is more eagerly sought for, if its pages are better understood, and its teaching consequently becomes more effectual,-our aim will have been attained.

The first part of this work is chiefly historical; while the second contains an account of the prophetic and the poetical writings of the Old Testament, and from the nature of the subjects discussed, will be adapted to somewhat maturer readers.

It only remains for us to acknowledge how much, on a path often beset by difficulties, we have been indebted to such authors as Stanley, Milman, Kalisch, and Jost.

C. DE ROTHSCHILD.
A. DE ROTHSCHILD.

LONDON: September 15, 1870.

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