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Mummy...

.H. Smith ............692

Mind.......

.S. Smith ........... 676 Answer of the Mummy.. .Anonymous..........693

A Parental Ode to My Son.... T. Hood ............677 Thievery .........

.W. Shakspere......694
Genealogy of Humour.... ...J. Addison..........678 Doubles

.T. Hood ..............694

A Necessity.....

Owen Meredith...678 He Never Knowed.. .Anonymous........696

My Daughter.

...G. W. Cable .....678 The Birth of Green Erin....... Anonymous.. ...696

The Land of Thus-and-So......J. W. Riley ........679 Deafness

.T. Hood ................697
The Fault of the Puppy........M. Lewis............679 The Chinese Language..........G. W. Cooke.......697
Pristine Prorerbs Prepared

Katharine and Petruchio....... W. Shakspere......697
for Precocious Pupils.........Anonyinous........679 The New Church Organ........ W. Carleton........699
"Birds of a feather flock to-

The Learning of Hudibras.....S. Butler .............700
gether"..

.R. Southey .........680 The Jackdaw of Rheims........R. H. Barbam.....701
Morning Meditations....... .... T. Hood..............680 Old Grimes is Dead.......... .A. G. Greene ......704
Lines: “ Frostie age, frostie

The Victim of Frauds...... .B. Harte.......

age!"

...... W. Irving..........680 The Paradise of Progress......A. Lang...............706

Lines; “Thus Adam looked

The One Gray Hair......... W. S. Landor......706

when from the garden

The Pilgrims and the Peas ....J. Wolcot ....... ..706

driven”.

.E. Young...........681 I'm Growing Old..................J. G. Saxe...... ..707

Belinda ........

A. Pope.

.....681 What Mr. Robinson Thinks...J. R. Lowell........708

Belinda's Toilet..... .A. Pope...............681 The Sea .....

Anonymous..........709

The Courtin'....

..J. R. Lowell........682 Plain Language from Truth-

Ballade of a Girl of Erudi-

ful James. ..

.B. Harte.............. 710

tion.........

A. Lang...............683 The Cure's Progress......... A. Dobson............710

The Tender Heart..... .H. G. Cone..........683 Tbe Birth of St. Patrick ........ S. Lover......... ..711

My Aunt......

..O. W. Holmes....683 A Literary Curiosity.

712

The Belle of the Ball-Room... W. M. Praed... .684 Index of First Lines..
A Musical Bux............. .W. W. Story .......685 Author's Index.
Sancho Panza's Decisions......M. de Cervantes..686 Wild Flowers.....

.M, K. Davis....... FLY

Nobody...

Anonymous .........689

LEAF

Fishing...

.Anonymous..........689 Thought Flowers..................M. K. Davis ... COVER

The Devil.....

•Anonymous.........689

LINING

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NATURE AND SONG.........

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NATURE AND BOOKS.....

.H. G. Glindoni........

.FLY LEAF

VIGNETTE..............

.Richardson

.FLY LEAF

PRESENTATION ........

.FLY LEAF

STATUE OF“ POETRY” (Grand Opera House, Paris)...

..FLY LEAF

PORTRAIT HENRY W. LONGFELLOW.........

...FRONTISPIECE

GROUP OF AUTHORS..........

..TITLE PAGE

VIGNETTE...

..Alfred Fredericks...........A. Bobbett.......COPYRIGHT

HEAD PIECE,“ PREFACE”....

TAIL PIECE,“ PREFACE

...... Miss Ashley.

..Sbayler......

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HEAD PIECE, “ CONTENTS"

.vii

TAIL PIECE, "CONTENTS

.F. M. Wilson.... Cassell...

.xvii

HEAD PIECE, “ILLUSTRATIONS

..E. Wagner

.xviii

TAIL PIECE, “ILLUSTRATIONS

Hooper.

Cassell

.xxiii

HEAD PIECE,“ PORTRAITS”...

.Hatherell..

Cassell.....

..xxiv

TAIL PIECE, “PORTRAITS”

..J. F. Cropsey. V. .......... Bohbett & Hooper.......XXV

HEAD PIECE, “AUTOGRAPHS

.Alfred Fredericks.. Bobbitt & Hooper..... Xxvi

JoY AND

“ Good news or evil, sunshine or shadow”.. ...Charles Gregory......... M. Klinkicht................28

“Sunlight and shade; rich gold that dulls to grey

..29

Down the dimpled greensward dancing Fitz-August Kaulbach.

.32

“And her feet she had been dipping”.

M. L. Gow

O. L. Lacour.. ...34

“But wot you what ? the youth was going”.

...H. M. Paget...

.....J. Swain

37

Maiden, with the mcek brown eyes

W. Hatherell

Cassell...

.42

“ And the dream I spun was so lengthy ...........H. W. Cutte........

45

“Her book of the favorite poet unheeded at her

..............B. Vautier........

....47

They gi’ed him my hand, but my heart was at the

...F. Dadd........................J. Swnin .......... .49

“I, nearer to the wayside inn”.

....F. 0. C. Darley, N. A......Bobbett & Hooper.......52

“Break, break, break”...

...A. Barraud.......

Cassell

....56

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“Blessings on thee, little man”........

“Sleep on, baby on the floor".

..W. J. Hennessy, N. A... Bobbett & Hooper.......59

“I've said my seven times' over and over”............E. J. Whitney.......... .Hayes.........

“Too deep for swift telling; and yet, my one

.....Childe Hassam............... Cowee........... ..63

“O bonny brown sons, and O sweet little daugh-

ters"...

RIP's RETURN TO HIS HOME........ ..............John S. Davis...............0. Maurand.................8

Rip's RECEPTION BY THE VILLAGERS.....

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Engraver. Page. “The horrible conceit of death and night”..............Alfred Fredericks....... .Bobbett & Hooper........74 “A woman sat in unwomanly rags”.

.Hoppin...........

Anthony.......... “A maiden there lived whom you may know".. ....D. Huntington, Pres. N.A. Bobbett & Hooper.......81 THE BLIND MILTON DICTATING “PARADISE Lost” TO HIS DAUGHTERS....

.Michael Munkacsy......... .F. Meaulle..................84 “She moved where Lindis wandereth ".

....86 "The old sea wall,' he cried, “is downe'". .W. Small....... .....J. Swain...

..89 “The western wind was wild and dank with foam”... Macdonough

..Anthony.....

.93 "To her grave beside the sea”.

....Macdonough.

.Cox........

..93 "Three corpses lay out on the shining sands”. ..T. Hovenden..

.Kilburn..

...96 “Not there! where, then, is he?".

.100 " Softly woo away ber breath”. ..Lisbeth B. Humphrey....G. Morisetti

.103 "Sweet spring, thou turns't with all thy goodly train".......

James Hart, N. A....... ..Bobbett & Hooper.......105 "One more unfortunate, weary of breath”. ..Eytinge.......

..Anthony.......... .108 "Started from bed and struck herself a light”. ..Alfred Fredericks... .Bobbett & Hooper......118 ** From sheds new-roof'd with Carara.”..

.Fenn..

.Harley.....

..119 TAIL PIECE ..A. Zick..........

.120

....Dalziel

THE AFFECTIONS.

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"Behind us swept past reed and willow". Alice Havers.....

.122 HEAD PIECE ..............

...123 "Oh, mother's love is glorifying!”.

.W.J. Hennessy, N. A......Bobbett & Hooper.......126 . Love thy mother, little one!”.

.Eugene Klimsch..... .G. Hever & Kirmk.....128 "Rest, rest, on mother's breast!”

.Macdonough...... .Langridge.......... "Tones that never thence depart”.

.W. H. Gore......... Cassell..

...132 * For I know that the angels are whispering to thee". Carl Marr........

.134 She laughs: “Why look you so slyly at me?'”.....H. M. Paget ........... ...J. Swain "I read it, my letter, my letter, as I loitered by the. sea".. ..T. & E. Taylor........

.141 "No charm so dear as home and friends around

.....Childe Hassam..........

..Latham......

..143 "What is the greatest bliss ?”.

..N. Waterman.,

.Bobbett & Hooper........145 “In short, sir, 'the belle of the season'". ........J. Ballavoine...... * Mark bow o'er ocean's breast'

...J. F. Kensett, N. A.........Bubbett & Hooper.......149 "The heavens were bright, and all the earth was fair”......... ..Davison Knowles.......

..152 “The careless days of peace and pleasure”. .F. Dicksee......... .M. Klinkicht........ ..155 “By hood and tippet sheltered sweet

.Miss Hallock.......... .W. J. Linton......... ..175 "In hosts the lilies, white and large”.

.W. Hatherell...

Cassell...

..160 “Nestle closely, little hand”.....

.M. L. Gow............

.162 “When stars are in the quiet skies”.

..164 “Drink to me only with thine eyes”.

Alfred Fredericks.... .Bobbett & Hooper......169 * Her father lored me; oft invited me

Charles Becker.... .O. Roth..

..170 “Bright, O bright Fedalma !”.

..J. Salles....

.M. Weber...

.174 “Gin a body kiss a body”.

183 "With modest eyes downcast'

..A. F. Bellows, N. A.......Bobbett & Hooper......186 "Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more

188 “Look out, bright eyes, and bless the air !”.............M’me Alex. Enault.... .Schoelch .......

191 · And she fled to the forest to hear a love tale".......Alfred Fredericks............

..Bobbett & Hooper .193 “Through tangled juniper, beds of reeds ” ..R. Gignoux, N. A.......... Bobbett & Hooper........195 "She leant against the armed mañ”.

.Fernand H. Lungren...... Latham.....

.196 " I saw two clouds at morning'

...C. C. Griswold...

...............W. J. Linton..............199 "Now we maun totter down, John”.

...F. Dadd... .............J. Swain... .....200

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Title. "There's naething binds my puir auld heart”. Tail PIECE .................

Artist. ...H. M. Paget...... .....A. Zick......

Engrarer. Page. .J. Swain......

......... 201 Bong & Honeumann...202

RELIGION.

* But peaceful was the night wherein the Prince of Light”.

.R. Bong..

.A. Zick......................204 HEAD PIECE..... .E. Wagner.

205 " When such music sweet”.

.R. Bong........

.A. Zick........

.206 “ But see, the Virgin blest”.

.208 “ From under the boughs in the snow-clad woodH. Weir.

W. Meason................212 “The toil-worn cotter frae his labor goes ” .William Hart, N. A........Bobbett & Hooper......216 “ Th' expectant tee things, toddlin, stacher through

...Chapman....

.Filmer........... .217 “The priest-like father reads the sacred page' .....Chapman...

.Filmer.........

.219 “The youngling cottagers retire to rest'

Chapman....

.Filmer...

.220 “But none of the ransomed ever knew". ...... Robert Leins..... “Now came still evening on, and twilight gray ".....C. Parsons.... ...Bobbett & Hooper.. .227 " Its waves are kneeling on the strand”.

Alfred Fredericks... Bobbett & Hooper

.228 “ Far in a wild, unknown to public view ”.............. V. Nehlig, N. A......... Bobbett & Hooper ......239 “ When the grave household round his ball repair” G. G. Kilburne... .W. I. Mossos........ * Soon as the evening shades prevail”.

...J. McEntee, N. A... ....... Bobbett & Hooper. .248 “ Hark, how the birds do sing"..

253 Tail PIECE......

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PASSION AND Action.

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“ With his white hair unbonneted the stout old
sheriff comes”............
E. Crofts, A. R. A..

256 HEAD PIECE....... ..E. Crofts, A. R. A..

257 “ We buried bim darkly at dead of night”. Charles Gregory........ .A. Bellenger......... “Robed in the sable garb of woe

.V. Nehlig, N. A. Bobbett & Hooper.

.268 “ Make way for liberty!' he cried”

.V. Neblig, N. A.............Bobbett & Hooper.

...276 “Press where you see my white plume shine amidst the ranks of war”.......

Rochling............. ..G. Herer & Kirmk......282 " At Aerschot up leaped of a sudden the sun .Henry Sandham.

........... Kilburn........... 287 “ And the sea yawn'd around her like a hell”.

290 “ The lists are oped, the spacious area clear’d”......... S. Colman, N. A .... ...... Bobbett & Hooper......292 “ These heavy walls to me had grown a hermitage”

.294 TAIL PIECE........

BEAUTY. “ Beauty shall glide along, circled by song”............ Tidmarsh.......

298 “ Down in yon summer vale, where the rill flows" -HEAD PIECE......... .E. Wagner........

299 “ First, lusty Spring all dight in leaves and flowers” William Hart, N. A........ Bobbett & Hooper......301 “ Then came the jolly Sommer, being dight”. ......... William Hart, N. A........ Bobbett & Hooper......301 “Then came the Autumne all in yellow clad”. William Hart, N. A........Bobbett & Hooper......301 “ Lastly came Winter clothed all in frize”. .William Hurt, N. A....... Bobbett & Hooper......302 “ Yet what her lavish hand hath spilled remains”... E. Giacomelli.

303 " In eddying course when leaves began to fly”. Childe Hassam..... .A. Wood.

...305 “ The mild November comes at last ”.

.J. R. Brevoort, N. A....... Bobbett & Hooper...... 309 " But the hurrying host that few between”. “From hill to dale, still more and more astray'

312 Cottage and field alike concealed ”

313 " When daffodils begin to peer"

315

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Engraver. Page. “ The buck in brake his winter coat he flings”. ..James Hart, N. A .Bobbett & Hooper...... 317 “ There throw, nice judging, the delusive fly

318 “Month of little hands with daisies”

.Butterworth & Heath..319 u Out of the city, far away”.

.M. L. Gow......... .Cassell.................. .321 "They come! the gladsome months that bring thick leafiness to bowers”. Fernand H. Lungren....... Cowee.......

..323 “Now to the cooling shades the cows retreat”.

325 FLOWERS .....

.Mrs. Staples.

.Cassell.

.826 “The panting cattle in the river stard”

.M. Waterman

Bobbett & Hooper. .828 " And the gentle summer rain”.

..Hollidge.

.330 “Innocence shines in the lily's bell" ...............J. A. Hows........ .Bobbett & Hooper...... 334 “For the rose, bo! the rose is the eye of the flow

.337

.839 “Such pretty flowers, like to orphans young A. D. Shattuck, N. A...... Bobbett & Hooper...... 342 “See bow the orient dew".

343

Miss Mary A. Lathburg... Closson.. DAFFODILS....

.346 " And where the flowers of Paradise unfold”.

..348 “Come up, come up,' they seem to say

..350 " Robert of Lincoln is telling his name”

..353 ** But all night long”.

..J. A. Hows, N. A...... .Bobbett & Hooper.......354 “There is a Power whose care”

.C. Parsons..

.Bobbett & Hooper......355 * Sweet warblers of the sunny hours”.

.Andrew....

. 357 * Higher still aud higher”.

A. F. Elwes.....

.Moss...

..358 * Clear and cool, clear and cool”......

.361 "Your murmurs bring the pleasant breath .C. Maurand.

.364 “Glorious fountain ! Let my heart be”.

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.J. D. Smillie..

... Bobbett & Hooper ...366 "Roll on, thou deep and dark blue Ocean—roll!”..... .M. F. H. DeHaas Bobbett & Hooper ...... 368 "Up signal then, and let us hail”.

.C. T. Dix........... ...Bobbett & Hooper ......369 Lo! Night's barbaric Khans”. .DeHaas

.372 “ Thy troops of white-maned racers racing to the goal”

...C. Roberts.......... .374 “Throw up the window ! 'Tis a morn for life”........J. D. Smillie

Bobbett & Hooper ....,377 ROMEO AND JULIET.........

..Hermann Kaulbach.... .P. Krey ....... .880 " The meek-eyed morn appears, mother of dews”....G. H. Smillie............ Bobbett & Hooper......382 “But who the melodies of morn can tell!”. .G. H. Smillie..

. Bobbett & Hooper ....383 " The morning hath not lost her virgin blush” .A. F. Bellows, N. A.... ..Bobbett & Hooper.. .384 "The splendor falls on castle walls”.

.Fenn.

.885 * A woman's wistful eyes look out across the hills”...G. Trench

.386 ..S. Colman, N. A............Bobbett & Hooper......389 "The magic moon is breaking."

.H. Brinkmann...

.392 * How dear to this heart are the scenes of my childhood”

.A. D. Shattuck N. A...... Bobbett & Hooper......898 Tarl PIECE......

.404

NIGET.......

PERSONS AND CHARACTERS.

QUELS CATHERINE'S DEFENSE....

.406 HEAD PIECE.......

W. Small..

407 She milked into a wooden pail”.

-408 "Red Riding Hood, the darling".

.P. Meyerheim......

..410 Under a spreading chestnut tree”.

.F. 0. C. Darley, N. A...... Bobbett & Hooper......415 With what free growth the elm and plane”. A. Bierstadt, N. A...........Bobbett & Hooper.......419 *Lo! on he comes, behind his smoking team”.......J. D. Smillie..... .Bobbett & Hooper. . ..421 A matron old, whom we Schoolmistress name”..... W. J. Hennessy, N. A..... Bobbett & Hooper.....425 And, sad to see her sorrowful constraint” Fernand H. Lungren.......Cowee..

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