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The Patter Days.
By Mrs. Sherwood.
PUBLISHED BY R. B. SEELEY AND W. BURNSIDE;
IN introducing the Latter Times' to the attention of the public, it may, perhaps, be as well to say something of the motives which induced the Author to undertake a work of so peculiar a nature.
Being two summers ago in the library of a friend, the Author was surprised to see the table covered with a variety of new publications, all referring to the signs of the times, and shewing how various passages of prophecy are fulfilled in the present state of society. That many of these small volumes displayed much learning, piety, and beauty of composition, was generally allow