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HARPER'S

NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE.

VOLUME LIV.

DECEMBER, 1876, TO MAY, 1877.

NEW YORK:

HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS,

3 27 to 335 PEARL STREET,

PRANKLIX SQUARE

1877.

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ILLUSTRATIONS.

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AFRICA.-See "Cameron's Journey across Africa".

..... 866 ANIMALS, THE DISTRIBUTION OF.

..S. S. Conant 519

ILLUSTRATIONS.
The Alps of Central Europe, with character- A Brazilian Forest, with characteristic Mam-
istic Animals

520
malia

520 Characteristic Animals of North China..... 521 A Malayan Forest, with some of its peculiar Characteristic Animals of East Africa...... 524

Birds

528 ANSWER FOR ME..

...R. H. Stoddard 224 ART IN ENGLAND, CONTEMPORARY........

.S. G. W. Benjamin 161 Winter (G. H. Boughton).. 161 Missing (Elizabeth Thompson)...

170 Esther's Banquet (Edward Armitage) 163 Vicat Cole

171 J. C. Hook. 164 J. E. Millais.

171 "Luff, Boy, luff!" (J.C. Hook). 164 F. Leighton.

172 The Hugnenot Lovers (Millais).

165 "What d'ye lack, Madam ?” (John Pettie).. 172 The First Whisper (Alma Tadema). 166 The Golden Age (E. I. Poynter)

173 Enone: a Sketch (E. Burne Jones).

167 H. S. Marks, from a Portrait by W.W. Ouless 174 The Light of the World (Holman Hunt).... 168 The Princess and Pelicans (H. S. Marks).... 175 Holman Hunt..

169 Pillars of Terra Cotta, South Kensington... 176 Thomas Faed.

169 Tile Mantel (Brown, Westhead Moore, and The Mitherless Bairn (Thomas Faed). 169

Company)

177 Elizabeth Thompson.. 170 Landseer Plate..

179 ART IN FRANCE, CONTEMPORARY..

...$. G. W. Benjamin 481

ILLUSTRATIONS.
The Oranges.

481 Francesca di Rimini (Alexandre Cabanel) .. 493
Beggar GÍA
(Merle)
482 Jean François Millet.

494 Jenn Léon Gérôme.. 483 Constant Troyon

494 L'Eminence Grise (J. L. Gérôme).

483 Portrait of General Prim (Henri Regnault). 495 Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier. 484 Rosa Bonheur

496 Hippolyte Adolphe Taine

484 Plowing in Nivernais (Rosa Bonheur)...... 496 La Vedette (Meissonier).. 485 “Caquetage"-Tittle-Tattle

497 M. Bonnât.. 486 Jules Adolphe Bréton.

497 The Advance Guard (A. de Neuville). 486

The Retreat (Edouard Détaille)

498 Gypsy Girl (Vernet Lecomte).

487

An entertaining Story (V. Chevilliard). 499 Expectation (Toulmouche). 488 L'Aurore (Jean Louis Hamon)

500 Peace (Gustave Doré)

489 The Dance (Jean Baptiste Carpeaux).. 501 Gustave Doré 400 Jean Baptiste Carpeaux.:

501 Return of the Flock (Jacques)..

490 Foot of Grand Staircase of New Opera House, L'Incendie-Chicago Fire (Baugniet). 491

Paris

502 Honting with Falcons in Algeria.

492 Ceiling of the Auditorium of the New Opera-
Alexandre Cabanel....

493
House (Lenepveu)..

503 ASPIRATIONS......

.Mrs. J. G. Burnett 341
ATLANTIC ISLANDS, A SUMMER CRUISE AMONG THE ..Dr. A. L. Gihon 546, 664

ILLUSTRATIONS.
Map of the Azores, or Western Isles. 547

Tenerife Beggar

665 Map of Fayal and Pico.... 549 Map of Tenerife.

666 Hospital of Villa Franca do Campo..

849
Map of the Canary Islands..

666 Loo Rock and Funchal Roads, Madeira..... 552 Woman of Tenerife

667 Western Suburbs of Funchal.

553 Plaza de la Constitucion, Santa Cruz. 668 Hammock-riding in Madeira.

554 Group of Chuzas (native Huts) near Laguna 669 The Buey Cart.

654
City of San Juan Orotava ........

.. 671
The Mountain Sled
555 Botanic Gardens, Orotava...

672 Map of the Madeira Islands. 555 Bird Island, St. Vincent..

673 Church of Nossa Senhora do Monte. 556 Map of the Cape Verd Islands..

674 Peak of Tenerife..

664
Washington's Head, St. Vincent.

676 Tenerife Costume..

668 BARBADOES ....

....A. Van Cleef 385

ILLUSTRATIONS.
Windmill and Boiling-House.

385 The Ice-house Corner, Broad Street, Bridge
Cottage in the Subarbs of Bridgetown 386

town ..

388 Near Bridgetown, from the Sea 387 A Donkey Cart..

389 In “Scotland"

888
Coming in to Market..

390 BARN-YARD, ROMANCE OF A..

.Harriet Prescott Spofford 446 BIRDS, OUR FAMILIAR .....

..Mary Treat 656, 785

ILLUSTRATIONS.
The Bath
656 Baltimore Orioles-the Mates.

658
The Vireo.
657 Wood Pewee..

659 Scarlet Tanager.. 657 House Sparrow

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-Bird's Nest.
660 The great Carolina Wren.....

786 Cat-Bird 661 Fruit of the Spanish-Bayonet

787 The Robin. 662 The Cardinal-Grosbeak

788 The draped Nest. 663 Killdee Plover

789 The Mocking-Bird.. 785 Kingfisher.

790 The Spanish-Bayonet in Flower..

786 “BLENNERHASSET, AND WHO WAS ?”

...J. S. C. Abbott 347

ILLUSTRATIONS. Blennerhasset's Home.. 345 Moonlight on the Ohio.......

853 Blennerhasset's Island .. 349 Flight of Mrs. Blennerhasset.

356 Mrs. Blennerhasset's Ride to Marietta.. 351 BLUEBIRD SINGS, THE SONG THAT THE..

..Elliott Coues 891 BOOK OF GOLD, THE.....

...J. T. Trowbridge 65

ILLUSTRATIONS. “Over the Counter, Spectacles on Nose, old “His own good Mother from her Easy-Chair Richard stooped".

65

watches the Baby Maurice on the Floor" 69 "Hope evermore! love evermore !' they

** Art thou the Christ?' he cries".

70 sing"

67
Tail-Piece

72 BOYS AND GIRLS...

.Porte Crayon 19

ILLUSTRATIONS. Science versus Mother Goose. 19 Too fast

28 Queen Petticoat.... 20 The little Man

25 Little Mother

20
The Chub.

26 The Queen of Society

21
The Brat.

27 The little Housewife.

21
Gymnastics..

28 The Rescue......

22 “Done stung hisself wid a Bumbly-Bee". 29 The Miner's Picciola. 23 The Drum-Major.

80 The first Love.... 24 The Whelp....

30 Boots 24 Mountaineers

31 Curiosity 25 The Artist's Son

32 CAMERON'S JOURNEY ACROSS AFRICA.

..A. H. Guernsey 866

ILLUSTRATIONS.
Floating Islands on Lake Tanganyika...... 866 Nyangwé, from the River

874 Tembé and Mparamusi-Trees. 867 Russuna and one of his Wives.

875 Wagogo Coiffures.... 868 Warua Guides.

876 Camp, Usékhé 869 An African Wedding.

876 Entrance to the Lukuga River.

872
Slave Gang

877 Heads of the Lake People..

872
Domingo's Wife

878 Heads of Men of Manyuéma.

873 CAPTAIN'S SACRIFICE, THE...

C. D. Clark 123 CATSKILLS, AT THE GATEWAY OF THE

Ernest Ingersoll 816

ILLUSTRATIONS. Bishop's Falls, on the Esopus.. 816 Enos Brown at Home..

821 Shokan Maiden spinning: 817 Setting the Trap....

822 Branch of the Esopus below old Shokan... 818 The Start from Brown's Cabin

823 The old Mill 819 Baiting the Trap..

824 A Bear Wallow, or Drinking-Place.... 820 Mrs. Brown, à la Diana...

824 CAWS AND EFFECT...

Rev. Washington Gladden 374 CHRISTMAS, MISS TRUEPENNY'S FORTIETH

Mrs. Frank M'Carthy 265 CITY, THE...

Edgar Fawcett 445 CLOUDS.

Edgar Fawcett 18 COACH, THE CHIMERA OF THE..

....A. P. C. 686 COLUMBUS, THE HOME OF..

.O. M. Spencer 1

ILLUSTRATIONS. Christopher Columbus.... 1 Banqnet Hall, King's Palace

10 View of Genoa from the Heights. 2 View in the Pallavicini Gardens.

11 Caravels of the fifteenth Century. 3 The Campo Santo.

12 Reputed Birth-Place of Columbus. 4 An upper Gallery, Campo Santo..

13 Room where Columbus is said to have been

An inner Gallery, Campo Santo

13 born..

Mazzini's Birth Place

14 A Genoese Wool-Comber 5 Giuseppe Mazzini..

16 Cogoleto...

6
Tomb of Mazzini ........

15 Monument to Columbus.

7
Giuseppe Verdi

16 Bust, Autograph Letters, etc., of Columbus. 8 Ernesto Camillo Sivori.

16 Paganini's Violin 9 A Palace Entrance.

17 Nicolo Paganini.. 10 Coat c. Arins of Columbus..

18 COMO IN MAY...

.M. G. V. R. 915 CRANIOLOGIST, A (with Two Illustrations)..

..John Esten Cooke 227 DAVID, FÉLICIEN (with Portrait)

Moncure D. Conway 206 DEACON'S LAMENT, THE OLD.—See “Old Deacon's Lament”.

225 DINING-ROOM, KITCHEN AND.......

Helen S. Conant 424 DOLLY, ABOUT (with One Illustration).........

.Rose Terry Cooke 557 EDITOR'S DRAWER. DRAWER FOR DECEMBER.. 157 DRAWER FOR MARCH....

628 DRAWER FOR JANUARY 316 DRAWER FOR APRIL...

780 DRAWER FOR FEBRUARY 477 DRAWER FOR MAY..

932 EDITOR'S EASY CHAIR. CHAIR FOR DECEMBER... 144 CHAIR FOR MARCH

611 CHAIR FOR JANUARY 299 CHAIR FOR APRIL.

763 CILAIR FOR FEBRUARY. 462 CHAIR FOR MAY

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EDITOR'S HISTORICAL RECORD.

UNITED STATES.-Congress: Opening of the Second tions, 315; Opening of the Reichstag, 779. Holland: Session of Forty-fourth Congress, 476; 8. J. Randall Opening of the Grand Ship-Canal, 315. Turkey, the Speaker of the House, 476; Colorado, 476, 627, 779; War in: Russian Ultimatum, 156; Warlike PreparaAppropriation Bills, 476, 627, 779, 931; President's tions, 315; Rejection of the Proposals of the Eu. Salary, 476; Silver Coinage, 476, 627; Inquiries into ropean Powers, 627 ; Peace with Servia, 779, 931. the Election in the South, 476; President Grant and Spain: Cuban Insurrection, 156 ; Basque Provinces, the Report of the Louisiana Committee, 476; Elect- 315; Electoral Law, 315. Mexico: Re-election of oral Bills, 476, 626, 779; Passage of the Joint Com- President Lerdo de Tejada, 315; Revolution, and mission Electoral Bill, and Appointment of the Com- Flight of Lerdo, 476; General Diaz elected President, missioners, 779; Meeting of the Joint Convention to 931. Abyssinian War, horrible Massacres, 156. Cola count the Vote, 779; Hayes and Wheeler declared onel Gordon and the Soudan, 931. The Indian Famelected, 931 ; President Grant's last Annual Message, ine, 627. and Reports of Departments, 476; Declaration of Disasters : 156, 315, 476,627, 779, 931-Fire on Bark the Louisiana Returning

Board, 476 ; Electoral Vote Europa, 156; Nail Mill Explosion, Pittsburg, 156; cast, 476; South Carolina's rival Governors and Leg- Arctic Whaling Ships lost, 156; Delaware, Lackaislatures, 476 ; Extradition with Great Britain, 627; wanna, and Western Railroad Accident, 818 ; Chinese Election of Senators Blaine, Windom, Ferry, Gar- Theatre, San Francisco, Panic, 315; Cyclone in East. land, Saunders, Hoar, and Bailey, 627 ; David Davis ern Bengal, 315 ; New Orleans Fire, 476; Brooklyn and Benjamin H. Hill, 779; Message on Specie Pay- Theatre burned, 476; Burning of Convent, Quebec, ments, 779; Senator Sherman's Specie Payments Bill, 627; Railroad Accident, Ashtabula, Ohio, 627; Sink779; Resumption Bill laid over, 931 ; National Mu- ing of Steamer Montgomery, 627; Loss of the Gloucessenm Bill passed, 779; Adjorrnment of Forty-fourth ter Fishing Fleet, 627; Steamer George Washington Congress, 931. Hayes and Wheeler inaugurated, 931. lost, 779; Loss of Steamer George Cromwell, 779 ; Special Session of the United States Senate, 931. Fire in Bolton Colliery, 779; Colliery Explosion in Cabinet Appointments, 931. Adjournment of the France, 779; Burning of the Waltham Building, New Senate, 931. President Hayes's Inaugural Address, York, 931; Panic in St. Francis Xavier Church, 931. 931. Elections: Ohio, 156, Indiana, 156; West Vir- OBITUARY: 156, 315, 476, 627, 779, 931-Braxton F. ginia, 156; Colorado, 156; Georgia, 156; New Hamp- Bragg, 156; James Lick, 156; Rev. John P. Darbin, shire, 931; Election of Senators Cameron and Mat- D.D., 156; Francis P. Blair, Sen., 156; George Alfred thews, 931 ; Presidential Election, 315; New York, Lawrence, 156; Joseph Ernst von Bandel, 156 ; Car315. President Grant's Louisiana Orders, 315. New dinal Giacomo Antonelli, 315; General 'James A. Hampshire Nominations for Governor, 627. Presi- Hardie, 476; General James W. Nyc, 627 ; Cornelius dent Grant's Proclamation and the South Carolina Vanderbilt, 627; Sir Titus Salt, 627; Alexander Bain, Rifle Clabs, 156. Seward Statue, Unveiling of, 156. 627; Antonio Blitz, 779; Rear Admirals Alden, Centennial Exhibition closed, 315.

Wilkes, Bailey, Davis, and Goldsborough, 779; ProEurope, MEXICO, AND AFRICA.-France : Defeat fessor H. B. Smith, 779; Sir William Fergusson, 779; of the Amnesty Bill, and Resignation of the Minis- General Nicholas Changarnier, 779; Joel T. Hart, 931; try, 476; Destruction of Vine Culture, 931. Great Chief Justice Moses, of South Carolina, 931; Dr. GurBritain: Queen Victoria proclaimed Empress of In- don Buck, 931 ; Matilda A. Heron, 931; Madame Octadia, 627; Opening of Parliament, 779. * Germany: via Walton Le Vert, 931 ; Ex-Governor Emory Washi

Count von Arnim's Trial and Sentence, 156; Elec- burn, 931 ; Charles Cowden Clarke, 931.
EDITOR'S LITERARY RECORD.

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, 148. Stanley's 618. My Little Love, 618. Jan of the Windmill, 618.
History of the Jewish Church, 148. Mrs. Lamb's His- Is That All? 618. Hale's Philip Nolan's Friends, 618.
tory of the City of New York, 149. Mercy Phil- The Barton Experiment, 618. The Jericho Road,
brick's Choice, 149. Roe's Near to Nature's Heart, 618. Mrs. Prentiss's The Home at Greylock, 619.
149. Collins's The Two Destinies, 149. The Pilot Mrs. Preston's Troubadours and Trouvères, 619.
and His Wife, 150. Mrs. Oliphant's Phæbe, Junior, Bruce's The Century: its Fruits and its Festival,
150. Miscellaneous, 150. Longfellow's Poems of 619. Bryant's New Library of Poetry and Song, 619.
Places, 304. Poetical Works of Alice and Phoebe Loring's The Farm-yard Club of Jotham, 619. The
Cary, 305.

Wilson's Poets and Poetry of Scotland, Coinages of the World, 620. Barrett's The Carlyle 305. The Skeleton in Armor, 305. The Mistress of Anthology, 620. M'Adam's The Alphabet in Finance, the Manse, 305. The Village School, 305. Sir Rae, 620. Hutton's Essays in Literary Criticism, 620. 305. Poems of William Cullen Bryant, 305. Wal Brown's Races of Mankind, 620. Busk's Roman Lelace's The Geographical Distribution of Animals, 305. gends, 620. Dodge's The Plains of the Great West, Coffin's The Boys of '76, 306. Italy from the Alps to 768. Chambers's Mad World, 769. Tennyson's llarMount Etna, 306. Manning's American Pictures old, 769. Fridthjof's Saga, 710. Service's Salvation drawn with Pen and Pencil, 306. The Arctic World Here and Herenfter, 770. Taylor's Peter the Apostle, Illustrated, 306. Devout Classics, 306. Stothert's 770. Chambers's The Pealter a Witness to the Di. French and Spanish Painters, 306. Wild Flowers of vine Origin of the Bible, 770. Patten’s The JudgAmerica, 307. Hayden's The Yellowstone National ment of Jerusalem, 770.' Weeks's Jehovah-Jesus, Park, etc., 307. Berjold's Theory of Color, 307. 770. Albérdi's Life and Industrial Labors of William Gems of the Dresden Gallery, 307. The Gallery of Wheelwright in South America, 771. Black's MadGreat Artists, 307. Gems of the Gray Collection, cap Violet, 771. Miss Braddon's Joshua Haggard's 307. The Titian Gallery, 307. The Ancient Mariner, Daughter, 771. From Dreams to Waking, 771. Kisillustrated by Doré, 307. The Wisdom Series, 307. met, 771.' Sidonie, 771. Verne's Michael Strogoff, Javenile, 307. Schuyler's Turkistan, 467. Auten- 772. Hamerton's Wenderholme, 772. Selections reith's Homeric Dictionary, 468. Freeman's History from the Writings of Lord Macaulay, 772. Burnaby's of the Norman Conquest of England, Vol. V., 469. Ride to Khiva, 772. Arnold's Throngh Persia by Bancroft's History of the United States, Vol. VI., Caravan, 772. Minot's The Land Birds and Game 460. Freeman's History and Conquests of the Sara- Birds of New England, 772. Thompson's Papacy cens, 469. Epochs of History, 469. Blaserna's The- and the Civil Power, 920. Carnochan's Contribuory of Soand, 469. Tyndall's Lessons in Electricity, tions to Operative Surgery and Surgical Pathology, 469. Packard's Half Hours with Insects, 469. Van 921. Macdonald's Life and Writings of St. John, Laun's History of French Literature, 469. Deirdre, 921. Perowne's Commentary on the Book of Psalms, 469. Morley's Shorter English Poems, 470. L'Art 922. Chambers's Etymological Dictionary of the Enand the Portfolio, 470. Smith's Students Classical glish Language, 922. Squier's Peru, 922. Horton's Dictionary, 470. Encyclopædia Britannica, Vol. IV., Silver and Gold, and their relation to the Problem 470. A Long Time Ago, 470. Mrg. Mulochi-Craik's of Resumption, 922. Carrington's Battles of the The Laurel Bash, 470. Noblesse Oblige, 470. Ellis American Revolution, 923. Dr. Verdi's Mothers and Gray's Long Ago, 470. Warner's In the Levant, 617. Daughters, 923. Student Life at Harvard, 923. BuchField's From the Lakes of Killarney to the Golden anan's Shadow of the Sword, 923. The Golden ButHorn, 617. Mrs. Stowe's Footsteps of the Master, terfly, 923. Anne Gaskell’s Widow of Windsor, 924. 617. Mrs. Henderson's Practical Cooking and Din- Farjeon's Duchess of Rosemary Lane, 924. The Great per Giving, 617. Recent Volumes of Poems, 617. Match, 924. The Long-look Šouse, 924.

Miss Nancy's Pilgrimage, 618. The Arundel Motto,
EDITOR'S SCIENTIFIC RECORD.

Agriculture, 155, 314, 475, 625, 929. Anthropology, Geography, 473. Meteorology, 152, 309, 472, 621, 773.
153, 312, 474, 176, 927. Astronomy, 151, 308, 471, 621, Microscopy, 474, 775, 927. Physics, 310, 472, 622, 774,
773, 924. Botany, 313, 475, 625, 778. Chemistry, 312, 925. Zoology, 154, 312, 475, 624, 777, 928.
472, 623, 775, 926. Engineering, 155, 314, 626,778, 929.

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