13 JANUARY 1855, Page 8

"An Englishwoman," observing the difficulties which the sick or wounded

soldier finds in holding the Bible, suggests that the sacred volume should be separated into thin volumes' bound in limp covers, and in that form supplied to the hospitals. The Horning Post, ap- proving of the plan, takes upon itself to call for contributions to be ex- pended upon sheets of the New Testament for binding in separate vo- lumes, and undertakes to expend the money, and forwaed the volumes to the War. Office, [Might not the same plan be carried out in reference to other works ? The Englishwoman points to the one which is always desired by the disabled soldier, but there are others interesting to him and useful in aiding the cheerful tone of convalescence,—histories, for example, travels, or wholesome fictions.]