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nantly refused ; but such motives do not suit a

story of this kind. Walter Gaydon. By F. Scarlett Potter. (Sampson Low, Marston, and Co.)—These adventures of an " Art Student "—has he illustrated, we wonder, his own book ?—are of a romantic kind,

and abound with remarkable coincidences. In the end, of course, everything goes as it should; the good name of the unjustly con- demned father is vindicated, and a pecuniary providence in the person of a wealthy widowed aunt appears at the right time to bestow the rewards, which, in fiction at least, virtue must have, The story is lively enough, if not altogether within the limits of actual life.