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FOX AND GELSE
GRANDMOTHER'S BIRTHDAY
THE POOL OF HEZEKIAL.
A REVIEW AT CAELSEA
IN GREAT DISTRESS
THE HAPPY DAYS OF CHARLES I

Fronlispicee.

193
216
272
414

MAP OF ENGLAND IN THE MARMOTA PERIOD
THE ARAB STORY-TELLER
CHATSWORTII
FRENCH NOTABLES
THE FISHERMAN'S WIDOW
SINGING FOR BREAD

422 496 567 609

736

774

INDEX

492

135

Men.

P.GE
Cuttle-Fishes, Gigantic

502
DAVID WADDLE'S SPECULATIONS, 513, 529, 515,

561, 571
Dead, Burning the

783
Dogs, Shepherds'
England and America

37
Ethnological Mares'-Nests

725

FABLES, ORIGINAL :-

Never trust the Fox

8

Crumbs of Charity.

8

The Point at Issuo

8

Not worth the Oost

8

Experience better than Advice

Easy to Bray

8

Keep to your vocation :

Training

10

The Bat would be a Bird

10

The Lake and the Fountain

10

Flowers and Flower Shows

366
French Post-Okce, The

292

Fungi :

637

PAGE

New WORLD AND TIR OLD, Tur, cont. :-

Hochelaga

331

Implements and weapons of the Stone

Age

395

Ditto and Ornaments

Lost Arts of Primitive Races 553, 620

Physical Characteristics of Prehistoric

696

Antiquity of Man

: 710, 760

Unity and Continuity

795

Unity of Man over the World

813

New Zealand, Progress of

731

Noses, A Chapter on.

28, 54

Norwegian House, A .

599, 464

Oak Galls and their Occupants

697

Oak-Trees, Notable

63, 518

Octopus of the South Pacific, The

639

Oxford Union, The

507

Paper Scraps, What to do with

811

Parlez vons Francais ?

427

Parliament, Opening

261

Piano, The Domestic

309

Plagiarism

213

Poem, A Forgotten :

21

PORTRY: -

Autumn Violets

639

Cottage Music

569

Covetous

Man and the World, The 89

Curtain, The

"Father is coming'

589

Grandmother's Song

89

John Howard's Motto

633

June, The Fourth of

379

Livingstone

633

My Ladybird

824

Rest

096

Sonnets of the Sacred Year, 15, 31, 47, 53,

54, 78, 98, 109, 128, 143, 159, 170, 192, 207,

224, 240, 255, 272, 284, 303, 314, 336, 343,

360, 383, 392, 415, 428, 417, 463, 475, 487,

511, 518, 539, 552, 568, 583, 607, 622, 629,

656, 664, 638, 703, 720, 735, 744, 757

Tyndall, Professor, After reading Ad-
dress at Belfast

677
Waiting at Home

736

Winter Glooms

40

Pope's Prison, Straws from the

437

Postage Stamps and Stamp Albums 62

Puns and Punning

693, 757
Reformatory and Refuge Union

471
Rice : the Food-corn of the East

253

Road, Some Reminiscences of the

456

Rome, The Suppression of the Religious
Orders in

337, 454
pressed Convents in

629, 651
Russian and English National Anthems" 405
Russian Marriages

350
Safe and Speedy, The

316, 329, 316
Sale of Callowfields, The, 593, 609, 625, 611, 657,

673, 689, 706, 721, 737, 753

Sea-Serpents

199

Shepherds' Dogs

135

Shepherdess, The Little

505

Stage Coaches, The Nomenclature of
Straws from the Pope's Prison

437
Switzerland revisited

453
Tabernacle, Ancient Plan of

312
Tennyson, Alfred, and the Bible

71
Thunderstorm of 9th August, 1813

509

Torres Straits and New Guinea, 45, 217, 215

Trojan Antiquities

438, 419
Tyrolese Tales and Legends :

60

Unattached Students at Cambridge 23

Unwelcome Obstruction in a Country

Stroll

569

Frontispicee.

198

216

272

414

MAP OF ENGLAND IN THE MAJOTA PERIOD

THE ARAB STORY-TELLER

CHATSWORTH

FRECI NOTABLES

THE FISHERMAN'S WIDOW

SINGING FOR BREAD

197

496

567

669

736

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PAGE

Academic Annual, An old .

80, 716
Alphabets

12
America and England

37
American Wedding, An

533
Animal Trainers

431

Anthems, Russian and English National 405

Arah Story-tellers

456, 743

Arinies of Europe, The

478

Ashantee War, The

813

Atin, Captain Cook's Visit to

10

Atlantic Steamers, Lost

277

Auntio Kirsty's Visit to Glasgow 481, 497

BASHAN, The Land of Giant Cities, 280, 379, 475,

521, 556, 597, 661, 760, 806
Bells, The Spirits of the

826
Big Ben, A Night with

582
BIOGRAPIY:-
Bonaparte Family, The

821
Chambord, The Comte de

667

Charles I.

413

Derby, The Earl of

310

Edinburgh, Duke and Duchess of

40
Emmanuel, King Victor

555
George in

469
Gordon, "Chinese

745, 751
Granville, Earl

103
Hastings, Warren

297
Henry vil.

614
Holland, Sir Henry

93, 156
Kung, Prince

782
Lord, John Keast

28
Luther as Hymnwriter

232

Mill, John Stuart

73

Phillips, Professor John

524

Tyndall, Professor John

519

Walton, Izaak.

149, 197
Boating at Home and Abroad

711

Books, NOTES ON :-

Gibbon's “Decline and Fall of the

Roman Empire"

107

Almanach des Gourmands

108

Legal Bookmaking

109

Selden's Library

109

Life of Lord Herbert of Cherbury

109

The Persian Letters

109

Jack the Giant-Killer

109

Proof-shects of Walter Scott's

109

Dr. Young's Poetry

109

Sale of the Valdarter Boccaccio

572

Richardson's Novels

673

Literary Fame

573

Gulliver's Travels

573

Gray's "Elegy"

671

Letter-Writers

571

Printing and Sale of Sermons

674

Damberger's Travels

574

Smith's "Wealth of Nations ;

675

Biair's Sermons

575

Boston, Tho Centennial Tea-party in 789

British Isles, The early Geography of 421

Cambridge, Unattached Students at

29

Capital, How to get

133

Cashmere, Notes on

421

Caterpillar Marches

600

CENSUS, CURIOSITIES OF THE :

How taken - Enumerators - Area in-

cluded-Total results

7

House-building-Sexes-Houseless ones

-Criminals- Reformatory and other
Schools-Panperism

117

Trades-- Professions-Army-Domestics

-Labourers

Under Government–The Church The

Law - Scholastic - Domestic Ser.
vants

325
Toilers and Moilers-Trades and Handi:
crafts.

390

Occupations of women – Matrimonini

Statistics

511

Our Foreign Population:

015

Charles I, Last Night of

+13

Chatsworth.

505

Chinese, Theories of the origin of the 374

Christmas Debts

804

Commerce and Industry, Life Cost of 709

Constable, Send for the

311

Conversation, About

85

Coffee Houses for the People

33

Cook, Captain, Visit to Atia

10

Cow, Sagacity of the .

727

Cremation

733

Crucifixion, Site of the

199

Custom, How to Catch

69

Cuttle-Fishes, Among the

033

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503

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205

MAIDEN MAY, 1, 17, 33, 49, 65, 81, 97, 113, 129,
115, 161, 177, 193, 209, 235, 241, 257, 273,

299, 305, 321, 337, 353, 369, 385, 401

MANDARIN'S DAUGHTER, The, 393, 409, 429, 145,

461, 470, 401, 606, 526, 539, 570, 688, 602,

616, 631, 616, 665, 678, 702, 719, 730, 745,

704, 779, 793

MATTHEW MORRISON, 42, 60, 77,90, 110, 126, 140,

154, 166, 190, 202, 221, 238, 250, 271, 284,

300, 314, 332

Megapode, The Mour 1-building

200
Millennial Speculations

128
Moving House

181
Muscular Notion, The great

726
Musical Discords

252, 414

Music, Home, as it is, and as it might be 773

Musicians, Some Notes on

168

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Prolate and Legacy Duties

Prosecutor, Public

736

Pullman's Cars

3-3

Pumping Machinery

79

Railway Accidents

32, 176

Railway Break, Heberlein 512

Railway Progress and Pro.

spects.

432

Railway Statistics :

176
Railway Whistle

751
Ransom, Conveyance of a 591
Recommendation of a Teacher 512
Recruits for the Army

512
Regrets, Last

636
Reporting Forty Years ago 621
Reverend as a Titlo

671
Rice as Vitritious Diet.

79
Riches, Unsearchable

96
Roman Candles

672
Roman Libraries

576
Rome, Crowding to

33
Rome and the Bible

112
Romish Perverts

768

Russell's Protest, Earl, against

Popery in Gerniany

223

Russia in Asin

463
Russian Choral Singers

671
Russian Crown Jowels. 417
Russian Trousseau 338, 301

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Eastward Position.

751

Labourer, Expense of a, with

Ecclesiastical Property in the

Wife

448

United States

160 Ladak

512

Edinburgh's, Duke of, Mar- Ladies' Dress described by a

riage Treaty

351 Laily

64

Edinburgh Academy Jubilee

Lake Dwellings

141

Year

80

Land, Free

96

691 Landseer Family, The

32

Egypt as it is:

7752

Laud's Ritualisin

560

Egypt, Slavery in .

31 Lawrence Scholarship

80

Ely Chapel

30+
Libel

575
Emigrants, 112, 192, 410, 625, 60, Lifeboat services in 1973 159
736 Lightning Conductors

753

Eucalyptus Globulus 80, 621

Lincoln's Dream, Abraham 255

Eucharis Amazonica Culture 529 Liquorice

32, 14

Euphrates Valley

287 Literature, Development of

Evil, The Permission of
143 Periodical

449
Livingstone, Dr.

10, 224
Fall River

203
Livingstone Memorial

51+
Feet, Lotion for sweetening the 575

Livingstone on Missions 512

Female Artificial Deformity. 384

Lobsters and Crabs

671

Female Character known by Lodging-house and Hotel:

the Footsteps

256

keepers cautioned

736

Female Graduates :

592 London Missionary Society : 623

Filter, Poor Man's.

16 London

43, 64, 676, 671

Fire Brigade, Metropolitan 671 Longevity

704

Formosa

800 Luther's

Defocus

525

Fox and Geese

80 Luther's First Study of the

French Provincial Mayor,

Bible

48

Difficulties of a
656 Luther's Work

501

Friendly Societies .

18

Luther Festival at Sonnenberg 610

Fur Trade of Leipsic

143
Macdonald, Flora .

608
Garibaldi and his Sympathisers 351 Madeley.

38+
Germany, Emperor of
404 Madrid

287
Ghent Savings Bank
576 ragic, Natural

616
Ghosts by Chemistry

624 Majendie and Sir C. Beli 056

Gibraltar, Siege of.

47

Malagasy Christians

463

Gladstone, Mr., on the I'r. Hanning's, Archbishop, Lent

spects of Popery in England 800 Indulgences

351

God, Fatherhood of

675 Meat Prices

32

Gordon, Chinose

751 Milk, Bottled .

624

Grangers
736 Wilton

607, 704
Greece, Modern

989 Minnesota, A Bishop's Workin 692
Grinnell

623

Miracle, Possibility of
Grote and the Literary Club 304

Monkey, Dog-headed

768
Guinca, New

Music of Ship Life .

176

Gun, The Eighty-one ton 611

Gweedore

15 Needlework in Board Schools 159

Nelson's Famous Signal

48

Hair and Hair-dyeing

236

Newspaper Copyright

450

Handel in France

160

Newspaper Statistics

528

Harvey Memorial Window 490

New York, Cooper Institute 288
Hastings, Warren, Cup.

352 New York, Railway Signal
Highland Emigration
523 Office, A

675
Highlanders, Forty-second 363 Nightingales : :

609
Home after a Pleasant Tour 656

Norwegian Houses 399, 461
Heps

784

Horse Forage.

Offertory Statistics

479

Hospital Sunday Fund : 704 Olney Church Restoration 4 18

House Building

783 Orchids in England in Spring 352

Howard, John, Medal of

256

Human Faces in a Natural Pacific Railway

288

Substance

703

Palmerston, Lord

Huxley and Carpenter : 768 Paper Church.

479

“Papist or Protestant, or Both

Iceland's Millennial Jubilee . 416 Between
Illuminating

Parenthesis

624

Inch Measure

612

Paris in Siego

656

India, Famines in

224 Parks of Loudon

49

India, Overland Route to 205 Parliaments, The Age of 160

India a Field for Civil Engi. Partridges and Pigeons at St.

neering

672 Paul's Church

61

Indian Nomenclature

160 Pauper Statistics

704

Insanity and Intemperance. 15 Peat in Ireland

512

Irish in Scotland

16, 762 Petrarch, Garibaldi on

610

Irish National Schools. 32 Plimsoll, Mr., honoured by

Irish

Tenant-Right,

Mr.

Seamen

479

Froude on

31 Police and Constabulary Force 16

Irish Sea-coast Fisheries

237

Pope, The, and Poor Young

Irish Railways

512 Girls

432

Irish Tours

541 Popery in England, Mr. Glad:

Isidore, Decretals of

416 stone on the Prospects of 800

Popish Literary Propagandism 514

Jeffrey, Francis, and his ass. 490

Popish Miracles of Recent Da:c 624
Jesuit Fathers at Play
656 Popish Perverts

301
Jet, Whitby
208 Poplar, Black .

46+
“Just as l'am's
19? Population, Density of

6+

Population of the United
Kent, Value of Land in. 672 Kingdom

513

Kett's Oak

03 Porches for the People : 528

Kindly Hint, A

298 Portsmouth Soldiers' Institute 416
Knight's Tour, The

64 Potatoes froin Two Points of
Knowledge on Earth incom-

Vics

603
plete :
610 Poultry

691

Prayer

6+

Labour, An Employer's Vier of 112 Preserved Fruits and Vege:

Labcur Serinola

46 tables :

576

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480

Uumbridge, Anti-papal Pro.
test from

784

Cavada, Emigration to : 112, 136

Candlesticks

6-10

Candlish as a Preacher:

79
Carlist Sympathiscrs

256
Carrasco

159
Cats protecting Property 320
Centenarian, A

751

Change

608

Channel Tunnel

752

Charity Organisation Society 612

Charles i, Coffin of, at Windsor 416

Charles x, Coronation of 176

Chelsea Old Church

769

Church, Purchase in the 464

Civilisation and Longevity

816

Clerical Incoines in Now York 176

Clerks and Mechanics

624

Coaching Days

816

Coal and Fuel in London in

the Seventeenth Century 607

Coal Dross

192
Cockcrowing

660
Codrington, Sir Edivardi

48
Confession

368
Conjuring

816
Constable and the" Edinburgh
Review"

320
Convalescent 'and seaside
Home for Orphans

671
Copyright of a Song

592
Cottage Poetry

560

Criticism by Young Jen 608

Currency Paper

223

Darwinism

6-10

David the King

256
Debt, National

79
Decoration Day

784

Deep-Sea Soundings

Derwentwater Floating Island 672

Despondency

623
Dann of the Ephesians. 463
Dickens on "The Turt"

320
Dickens overtasked
Diminutives

544
Dinner, Sitting afier

621

Diuners, Novelties in

751

Discharged Prisoners' Aid
Society.

79

Dispensaries

16

Doctors see Poople with icast

Dog-fights and Pigeon watches 784

Dukes, Creation of.

432

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gales which blew across it. On the right hand of the youngest, habited like the rest in fisherman's

| the fishermen as they looked seaward, and beyond costume, was seen approaching from the largest of an intervening level space, rose a line of high cliffs the cottages on the level ground. His face, though of light clay and sand extending far to the south-weather-beaten, glowed with health, his forehead ward, with a narrow beach at their base. Parallel was broad, his bright blue eyes beaming with goodwith the river was a green bank, on the sides of nature and kindly feeling. He was followed by a which were perchod several cottages, the materials stout fisher-boy carrying a coil of rope over his composing them showing that they were the abodes shoulders and a basket of provisions in his hand. of the hardy men who gained their livelihood on the Two other lads, who had been with the men on the salt deep. The palings which surrounded them, the pier, ran to meet him. sheds and outhouses, and even the ornaments with · They are doubtful about going to sea to-night. which they were decorated, were evidently portions What do you think of it, father?" said the eldest. of wrecks. Over the door of one might be seen the “There is nothing to stop us that I see, Ben, figure-head of some unfortunate vessel. An arbour, unless it comes on to blow harder than it does now, not rustic but nautical, was composed of the carved answered Adam, in a cheery voice. “The Nancy work of a Dutch galliot; indeed, the owners of few knows her way to our fishing-grounds as well as we had failed to secure some portion of the numerous do, and it must be a bad night indeed to stop her." hapless vessels which from time to time had been “What do you think of it, Adam ?” asked two or driven on their treacherous coast.

three of the men, when he got among them. On the level ground between the cliff and the Halliburt turned his face seaward, sheltering his river stood two or three other cottages. One, the eyes with his hand from the thick drizzle which the largest of them, appeared to be built almost entirely mist had now become.• of wreck wood, from the uneven appearance pre- “If the wind holds from the south-east there will sented by the walls and roof, the architect having be nothing to stop us,” he answered, after waiting a apparently adapted such pieces of timber as came to minute. It is likely, however, to be a dirtier night hand without employing the saw to bring them into than I had thought for-I will own that. Jacob, more fitting shape; the chimney, however, and the he said to his youngest boy,“ do you go back and lower portions of the walls, were constructed of hewn stay with your mother, she wants some help in the stone, taken probably from some ancient edifice long house, and you can look after the pigs and poultry demolished. Though the exterior of the cottage, before we are back in the morning." with its boat and fish-sheds, looked somewhat rough, Jacob, a fine lad of ten or twelve years, though it had altogether a substantial and not uncomfortable he looked older, seemed somewhat disappointed, as appearance.

he had expected to have gone to sea with his father The most conspicuous object in the landscape was and brothers. Without attempting, horever, to exa windmill standing a little way to the southward postulate, he immediately turned back towards the on the top of the cliff. Its sails were moving slowly cottage, while the rest of the party proceeded to the round, but their tattered condition showed that but Nancy, a fine yawl which lay at anchor close to the a small amount of grist was ground within.

pier. Such was the aspect of the little village of Hurl. She was quickly hauled alongside, when some of ston and its surroundings towards the end of the last the men jumped into her. Before following them, century. It was not especially attractive-indeed, few Adam Halliburt took another glance seaward. The scones would have appeared to advantage at that wind drove the rain and spray with greater force moment; but when sunshine lighted up the blue than before against his face. dancing waters, varied by the shadows of passing “We will wait a bit, lads," he said. « There is clouds, the marine painter might have found many no great hurry, and in a few minutes we shall make subjects for his pencil among the picturesque cot- out what the weather is going to be." tages, their sturdy inhabitants, the wild cliffs, and His own sons and some of the men remained in the yellow strand glittering with shells.

the boat, knowing that he was not likely to give up Farther inland the country improved. On the his intention unless the weather speedily became higher ground to the south were neat cottages rising much worse. Others followed him back to the pieramong shrubberies, the parish church with its square head, over which the spray beat in frequent showers, tower, and yet farther off the mansion of Sir Regi- showing that the sea had got up considerably, even nald Castleton, in the midst of its park, with its since they had left it. broad lake, its groen meadows and clumps of wide- They had retreated back a few paces to avoid the spreading trees, surrounded by a high paling for salt showers. Adam still seemed somewhat unwilling bidding the ingress of strangers and serving to to give up putting to sea, when the dull sound of å secure the herd of graceful deer which bounded gun from the offing reached their ears. Another and amidst its glades.

another followed. The fishermen-regardless of the driving mist, “There is a ship on Norton Sands," observed one which, settling on their flushing coats and sou’-westers, of the men. ran off them in streamlets—kept turning their eyes * Those guns are too far off for that,'' answered seawards, endeavouring to penetrate the increasing Halliburt. gloom.

Two others followed, and then came the thunder"Here comes Adam Halliburt!” exclaimed one of sounding reports of several fired together. them, turning round; “we shall hear what he thinks “I was sure those were not guns of distress. They of the weather. If he has mado up his mind to go come from ships in action, depend on that; and the to sea to-night, it must come on much worse than it news is true we heard yesterday, that the French now is to keep him at home."

and English are at it again,” exclaimed Adam. iI As these words were uttered, a tall man á little thought we shouldn't long remain friends with the past middle age, strongly built and hardy-looking as Mounsiers."

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