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The Times of Isaiah. By A. H. Sayce, LL.D. (Religious

Tract Society.)—This volume belongs to the excellent series entitled " By-Paths of Bible Knowledge." Itis an.interesting study, illus- trated from contemporary cuneiform inscriptions, of the external and internal politics of the Hebrew Kingdoms. The time which saw the fall of the Northern Kingdom and the serious crisis which overtook the Southern, is of the greatest interest and importance.