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OFFICE, 20, WELLINGTON STREET, STRAND, W.C.

BY JOHN FRANCIS.

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PHILOLOGY.-TWENTY-POUND PRIZE.

Twenty be given for the best ESSAY (a moderate Pamphlet size) showing there is no Linguistic Canon Law against the existence of Mixed Languages (as some modern Professors arbitrarily and dogmatically assert) in general, both in Europe and elsewhere; and that the present English Language, in particular, is a Mixed Language in Grammar, Pronunciation, and Vocabulary, being half-way between the German (Low) and French (Old), or, more scientifically, between the Teutonic and Romance. The Essays to be sent in before 1st August, 1875; the name, &c., of the Writer to be sent in a note-sealed Envelope, which will not be opened till the Award is made. The Prize Essay will be submitted to leading Unbiassed and Impartial Philologists, both British and American, and afterwards Printed, and Read at one of the Meetings of one of the first Literary Societies of London. No Award will be made unless the Judges are satisfied with the merits of one Essay at least.

P.S.-Essays to be sent to ESSAY, care of R. Horne & Co., Booksellers, 50, Edgware Road, London, W. Five Pounds will be Awarded to the Second-Best Essay, if sufficiently good. No MSS. returned.

RESTORATIONS made of WORKS of ART of

every description by First-class Workmen on Reasonable Terms; Old China, Antique Clocks, Ivories, Ormolu. Bronzes, Paintings, Miniatures, Engravings, Fans, &c.; Picture Frames made and regilded, and Valuations given.

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PRICE FOURPENCE.

{Registred as a Newspaper.

Square limp cloth, 18.; free by post, 18. 1d.

PROVERBS from FAR and NEAR; Wise Sen

tences, &c. Collated and Arranged by WILLIAM TEGG, Editor of "The Mixture for Low Spirits," "Epitaphs and Epigrams," &c. London: WILLIAM TEGG & CO. Pancras Lane, Cheapside.

AQUAGRAPHS.-WILLIAM TEGG & Co. beg to

announce that they have now ready for delivery the following Aquagraphs, beautifully Coloured by Hand and Mounted.

Bolton Abbey.......(Landseer). Lady and Spaniels.
Dignity and Impudence (Do.) Highland Shepherd's}

Lion Dog of Malta..... (Do.)
No Place Like Home...

Home...

(Landseer).

(Do.)

It's Sure to Come True...(Dukes). (Do.) Love's Stratagem............(Joy). Others to follow.

Catalogues will be forwarded by sending Trade Card. 12, Pancras Lane, Cheapside.

Lately completed, published by subscription,

N ORDINARY of BRITISH ARMORIALS: the Names of Families whose Shields have been placed upon Buildings, Seals. Plate, Glass, &c., can be readily ascertained. By the late J. W. PAPWORTH, and edited, from p. 696, by A. W. MORANT.

In 1,125 pages, 8vo., double columns, price Five Guineas in parts, for binding in one or two volumes. A Specimen Page forwarded on application to MR. W. PAPWORTH, 33, Bloomsbury Street, W.C.

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Life Assurances may be effected either with or without participation in profits.

Copies of the Accounts, pursuant to the Life Assurance Companies Act, 1870, may be obtained on application.

The Directors are ready to receive Applications for Agencies to the orporati

JOHN P. LAURENCE Secretary

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