20 JULY 1878, Page 26

Prayers. With a Discourse on Prayer. By George Dawson, M.A.

Edited by his Wife. (Henry S. King and Co.)—These prayers, pre- pared, as it seems, for public worship, are beautiful, both in language and sentiment, but they have the fault of appearing too often to be addressed to the worshippers, rather than to Him who is worshipped.