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[ 5 | of the Hindoo Patriot and the Bengalee, has done well by publishing the big volume before us, containing selections from the writings of his illustrious grandfather. The contents of the volume will prove a mine of interesting and useful information to every student of Indian history during the third quarter of the 19th century from 1850 to 1869, a period of momentous events which have to no inconsiderable extent shaped our modern religious, social and political life. The selections convey a fur idea of the wonderful vigour and fertility of the writer's pen, the exhilarating freshness of his humour, the strength of his moral fibre and the loftiness of his ideals. Every specimen is stamped with the impress of an unmistakable individuality and reveals one or other of the thousand and one facets of a mind of uncommon brilliancy.” The late Ral Narendra Nath 80n Bahadoor, wrote in the Indian Mirror: “Among the greatest assets of a nation are the biographies of its great men. One of these which affords both pleasant and profitable reading, is, “the life of Grish Chunder Ghose,” the founder and first editor of “the Hindoo Patriot” and “the Bengalee” by “one who knew him” and edited by his grandson Babu Manmathanath Ghose, M.A. Babu Grish Ch. Ghose belonged to the generation that first came under the spell of English education. His contemporaries and co-workers were men like Harisb Ch. Mookerji, Kristo Das Pal and Shumbhu Ch. Mukerji. These were pioneers of IndoEnglish journalism and their life and example exerted no small influence upon the mind of Bengali society of those days. The obituary notices of Grish Chunder Ghose alone bear testimony to his greatness. Professor Lobb—the eminent Positivist and educationist, called him “a man of high intellec. tual attainments”; Col. Malleson paid a tribute to “the brilliancy and fertility of his ideas,” and Mr. James Wilson, one of the