21 NOVEMBER 1891, Page 9

The Cup of Loving Service. By Eliza Dean Taylor. (S.

Bagster and Sons.)—This is a well-intended little story, and told in good

language. But why is it so doleful ? Of what material are children's hearts supposed to be, that they are tried in such fashion ? The illustrations are not all as good as the horse that is figured on p. 21.