Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1871, by J.B. Lippincott & Co., In the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington.

Wear and Tear, Or Hints for the Overworked.

Some two years ago I found occasion to set before the readers of Lippincott’s Magazine certain thoughts concerning work in America, and its results. Somewhat to my surprise the article attracted more notice than usually falls to the share of such papers, and since then, from numerous sources, I have had the pleasure to learn that my words of warning have been of good service to many thoughtless sinners against the laws of labor and of rest. I have found, also, that the views then set forth as to the peculiar difficulties of mental and physical work in this country are in strict accordance with the personal experience of