1 DECEMBER 1894, Page 12

Through Love to Repentance. By Maggie Swan. (Oliphant, Anderson, and

Ferrier.)—This is a melancholy story, written with an excellent purpose, but not very pleasant to read. It may be all for the best that the good people meet with a sad end, and we are certainly glad to see the bad or doubtful improved, but a tale constructed on these lines is not likely to please.