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[ 10 | which are included in his Life. The book is clearly printed and is neatly bound in dark green cloth...We trust in conclusion these writings of Grish Chunder Ghose will help to preserve his memory as that of a pioneer of the Anglo-Bengali Press, a talented publicist and a good and gifted man. The Hindoo Patriot says: “Babu Grish Chunder Ghose, the founder and first editor of the Bengalee, left the world about 43 years ago, but the dutiful enterprise of his grandson has saved his memory from being “by the world forgot.” Babu Manmathanath Ghose has laid the public under an obligation by editing the life of his grandfather, which has been written by “one who knew him.” Like his friend and fellow patriot, Harish Chandra Mookherjee, Grish Chunder served both the Government and the public at one and the same time and with equal faithfulness to his not always-identical-in-interest masters. * * * The materials of the memoir seem to have been collected with industry and worked up with judicious care. The life is written in an engaging style and bristles with interest from αρεκr ο αρger. The volume of selections from Grish Chunder's writings, which Babu Manmathanath has also brought out is a fitting supplement to the life. It is, as it were, the text to which the life furnishes the index. The selections as a whole are calculated to provide profitable reading to the present day public, as being the faithful chronicles of the time they represent. Both the Volumes are meatly got up and they should form a valuable addition to the stock of “Reference” literature in Bengal.” The Bengal Administration Report for 1911-12 observes: “Many original and readable biographies were published, showing that public interest in this branch of literature is growing. * * One of the most noticeable is the life of