19 MAY 1866, Page 20

Clarkson Gray and Other Poems. By Mrs. James Morton. Illustrated.

(Nimmo Edinburgh.)—Clarkson Gray has been written to move the Scottish heart to provide a hospital for incurables, and concludes with the following appeal :— " 0 Scotland, hear the weary hopeless cry I

Say the bless'd anodyne you'll yet supply—

A place of rest where poor incurables may find relief, And in repose may die I" We sincerely trust that the authoress will get her hospital, and she will no doubt be satisfied with that, and with the handsome compliment that her publisher has paid her in the way of type, toned paper, and pretty binding and illustrations.