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plated with pleasure. The opening mind exults in the exercise of its faculties, and in the ease with which it every day gathers new intellectual treasures. The constant use which you oblige the child to make of his Atlas, I consider of a great advantage, and the substitution of initials for the names of countries, mountains, rivers, &c., a valuable improvement. There is, moreover, a condensation of matter throughout, combined with a clearness and simplicity which cannot fail, I think, of being highly appreciated by all enlightened and judicious teachers. Your method of desig nating the length of the principal rivers is extremely simple and convenient.

From the Connecticut Mirror.

As an elementary work, we certainly never have seen any of the kind that will compare with it. Simplicity is its leading feature, and instruction its real object. It is adapted to the humblest capacity, and may be studied in connection with the Atlas, almost as advantageously by children as by those of a maturer age. We are not accustomed to speak in terms of praise of every new school-book which appears, for it is countenancing the practice of taxing parents, no matter how heavily, for the sake of change. But in the case of Mr. Olney's Geography, we are so well satisfied that it is just what is wanted in our common schools, that we really account it our duty to aid in introducing it.

I have long thought Olney's Geography and Atlas a first-rate school-book, and the publishers of it have certainly given to it an attractive appearance to the teacher and pupil. I have used it, I think, nearly ten years of my teaching, and always found the suc cessive editions reliable for accuracy, and well up to the times. M. F. COWDERY, Supt. Schools, Sandusky.

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