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[403] and heard the expressions of hundreds who came to see it. We think, therefore, that while laying no claim to being an ‘Art critic’ in the technical sense of that term, we are competent to say that the figure fully reaches our conception of ‘Marse Robert Asleep’ in his nightly bivouac beneath the stars, and that if the work has a fault, in its conception or execution, we have not been able to discover it.

Our frontispiece (for which we are indebted to the liberal courtesy of Harper's Weekly, where it originally appeared), is an admirable representation of the figure. We may add that M. Miley, Lexington, Va., has beautiful photographs of the Chapel, the Mausoleum, and the Recumbent Figure.

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