The bayonet has become the great weapon of modern warfare.
This book, which the compiler informs us is a translation from the French, the plates being facsimiles of those obtained from Paris, conveys the latest and most approved instruction for bayonet exercise, as used in France, the most military nation of the world.
"Brown and Arthur; an Episode from 'Tom Brown's School Days,'" by the same Richmond publishers, and from the hand of an accomplished Virginia lady, Mrs. Anna Meade Chalmers, whose noble labors in the cause of female education have entitled her to the lasting gratitude and admiration of hosts of warm and generous hearts throughout the sunny South.
This admirable compilation, though referring immediately to the school life of boys, contains so much of general application, that no parent or child can read it without having every good motive quickened, and every high principle strengthened.--Messrs. West & Johnston deserve great credit for the admirable s