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EDUCATION, LIBERAL, FOR WOMEN..........

Anna C. Brackett 695 EDWARD, THOMAS.-See “Shoe-Maker and Naturalist”.

697 ELLEN HARTWIN, SCHOOL-MA'AM.

Annie R. Annan 906 EMPEDOCLES....

William Gibson 383 ENGLAND AND AMERICA

.Bishop Cleveland Coxe 111 EQUESTRIANOPATHY

..John Codman 912 EREMA; OR, MY FATHER'S SIN.

R. D. Blackmore 49, 209, 407, 581, 751, 879 ESTRANGED

.. Philip Bourke Marston 543 FAWN, THE

..James Maurice Thompson 791 FIZZ AND FREEZE.

.M18. E. T. Corbett 252

ILLUSTRATION. Frigimand.. 252 On the Sly..

254 The King's Kitchen.. 252 Frigimand at Dinner.

264 “Fizz".

253
"Empty":

255 “ Freeze" 253 Royal Vengeance.

255 The Petition. 203 Origin of Icebergs..

253 Skimantaste's Return. 254 Birth of the Aurora

255 FLORENCE..

...O. M. Spencer 849

ILLUSTRATIONS. Piazza della Signoria, with the Tower of the Figures from Organ Screen in the Cathedral 856 Vacca... 849 Tomb of Michael Angelo......

857 The Centre of Florence

850 Amerigo Vespucci Interior of the Uffizi Gallery

851
“Devil," in Mercato Vecchio..

S58 Giotto ... 852 Tomb of Galileo

858 Ponte Vecchio

852
Dante...

859 The Arno, looking West from Ponte Vecchio 853 Loggia dei Lanzi, or dell'Orcagna

860 Michael Angelo.. 853 Savonarola...

861 Michael Angelo's Study 854 Savonarola's Cell.

862 Autograph Poem of Michael Angelo

854
Autograph Poem of Savonarola

862 Virgin and Child (Michael Angelo).

856
Martyrdom of Savonarola..

863 "La Notte"-Tomb of Giuliano de' Medici.. 856 Lantern, Palazzo Strozzi

863 Vittorio Alfieri..,

Lorenzo de' Medici.

864 Head of Angel (after Donatello).

856

Torch-Holder for external Illuninations ... 865 FOOT-HOLD, A...

..Anna C. Brackett 513 FREIGHT OF THE SCHOONER “DOLPHIN," THE..

...Jane G. Austin 98 FURNITURE, ETC., IN THE RENAISSANCE...

.Harriet Prescott Spofford 633

With Twenty-one Illustrations. GARDEN, A SONG OF THE.

Elizabeth Stuart Phelps 676 GARDEN, IN THE..

Zadel Barnes Buddington 179 GARTH....

Julian Hawthorne 112, 244, 449, 607, 735 GHOST, THE PIN.

Mrs. E. T. Corbett 62 GLADSTONE, MR., LETTER OF..

105 GRAVES, PYGMY, IN TENNESSEE, THE SO-CALLED.—See “Pygmy Graves”. 43 GRIT..

...Rose Terry Cooke 290 IDEALS..

..Edward Everett Hale 575 INCAS, THE LAND OF THE.

..A. H. Guernsey 357

ILLUSTRATION.
Gateway and Valley of Ollantaytambo, Peru. 358 Modern Head and ancient Vases:.

363 Ornamented Stone Pillars of Hatuncólla.... 359 Arch at Pachacamac

364 Rock Tombs, Pisac, Peru 360 Ruins of Cajamarquilla

364 Dried Bodies, from the Coast. 360 The great Pyramid of Moche.

365 Fortified Pass, Pisac 361 Hall of the Arabesques, Chimu.

365 Terrace Wall and Azequia.. 361 Round Chulpas, Sisustani

366 An ancient Dwelling.. 362 Part of Fortress of Pisac...

367 IN FUTURO....

..Josephine Pollard 104 ISRAFIL....

.Frances L. Mace 809

ILLUSTRATION8. Head-Piece

809 “The Angel lingers still, and murmurs low, “Lo ! down the airy Waste four shining

Daughter of Earth-how fair!!”. 813 Angels haste".

810 "The Shadow of the Grave forever follow “For the Night deepens, and without the

thee !"

814 Gate evil Spirits hide and wait”

811 To Calvary's Cross which I must bear “The Serpent king with envious Hate whis

alone"

815 pers, to tempt thy Angelhood".

812 "From Abel's Blood spilt on the Altar Stone" 815 KITCHEN AND DINING-ROOM.

Helen S. Conant 424 KNICKERBOCKERS OF NEW YORK TWO CENTURIES AGO...... Egbert L. Viele 33

ILLUSTRATIONS. The old Knickerbocker Homestead.

33 Slaves' Quarters in the Cellar of the old The main Hall of the old Homestead.

34
Knickerbocker Mansion

39 Mementos in the East Room

Old Chest of Drawers

40 Haunted Chamber 36 “Dar goes anudder"

41 The Onondaga Council.

37 Colonel Johannes Knickerbocker and Wife. 42 The old Sibeboard.. 38 The Knickerbocker Coat of Arms

43 LIBRARIES, THE PUBLIC, OF THE UNITED STATES.. Edward Horoland 722 LILLIAN'S DYING...

.A. F. 64 LITCHFIELD HILL

..J. D. Champtin, Jun. 514

ILLUSTRATION. Tapping Reeve... 514 Oliver Wolcott..

516 James Gould...

515 Colonel Benjamin Tallmadge......... 517 LITTLE PEOPLE'S NEW-YEAR, THE.......

.Harriet Prescott Spofford 284

....... 202

ILLUSTRATIONS.

LOVE'S SOVEREIGNTY......

..John G. Saxe 32 LOVE'S VOYAGE (with One Illustration)...

...C. P. Cranch 545 LOVETT, WILLIAM (with Portrait)..

Moncure D. Conway 368 MACAULAY, LORD, ON AMERICAN INSTITUTIONS..

460 MAGDALEN ISLANDS, A CRUISE AMONG THE.

...S. G. W. Benjamin 197

ILLUSTRATIONS. Sand Danes and Wrecks between Amherst Dragging the Hall of a Schooner to the Beach 201 and Grindstone Islands..

197
Through the Surf ..

202 Map of the Magdalen Islands.

198 Port and Village of Etang du Nord. Amherst, looking toward Demoiselle Hill... 199 Part of Cape Alright.

203 Landing on Eutry Island...

199 Cap au Meule and Wreck, Grindstone Island 204 Old Man and Old Woman 200 The serene Joseph ...

205 MARRIED PEOPLE..

.Rebecca Harding Daris 730 MARTHE'S CHEVALIER..

Lizzie W. Champney 216 MISS TRUEPENNY'S FORTIETH CHRISTMAS..

.Mrs. Frank M'Carthy 265 MUSCADINES.......

.Paul Hayne 127 MY GREAT-AUNT'S WILL.....

Elizabeth A. Smith 603 MY NEIGHBOR IN PORTUGAL

Mrs. E. C. Hurlbut 61 NEW-YEAR, THE LITTLE PEOPLE'S.

Harriet Prescott Spofford 284 NEW YORK, THE KNICKERBOCKERS OF, TWO CENTURIES AGO.-See “Knickerbockers”...

33 NOEL BREWSTER'S SECRET (roith Three Illustrations).

.C. Welsh Mason 391 "NOTWITHSTANDING”.

.Fannie Hodgson Burnett 375 OLD DEACON'S LAMENT, THE..

.Mrs. E. T. Corbett 225 “There, Week by Week, the Parson stood”. 225 “Well, well! I tried to keep things straight"I tell you it was grand to hear our Leader

I went to ev'ry Meetin'".

227 start the Tunes"

226 OLD GENTLEMAN'S RECOLLECTIONS, AN.........

..H. E. Scudder 825

ILLUSTRATIONS.
The Beacon, Boston, 1780..

825
Dutch Houses in New York, 1787..

828 The original Faneuil Hall, Boston, 1742.... 827 Prince Talleyrand..

829 OLD WILEY..

..John Esten Cooke 677

ILLUSTRATIONS.
Old Wiley..

677
“He fixed his Eyes steadily on me"

680 “As she came near, Old Wiley rose erect".. 679 PAGAN ROMANCE, A..

Augusta de Bubna 892 PEAT-FIELDS......

Miss Thackeray 129 PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, THE

..P. J. Rousse 73

ILLUSTRATIONS. Life in the Water 73 A Manila Dandy

76 Map of the Philippine Islands.

A Tagal Girl

77 Tagals. 75 A Village Clock.

77 A Manila Barge and House with Balcony, on Constable and Alcalde (after a Tagal Sketch) 78 the Passig, 75 A Pavava ...

78 An Indian Girl. 76 An Ygorrote Woman weaving..

79 PIN GHOST, THE

..Mr8. E. T. Corbett 62 PLYMOUTH, “THE GOOD OLD TIMES” AT.

.......C. Iyllys Elliott 180

ILLUSTRATIONS. Monument to Myles Standish 180 Chest with Drawers.

187 The Mayflower..... 181 The Standish House

188 Governor Bradford's House 182 Kitchen of Standish House,

189 Old Church at Austerfield, England. 183 Standish Relics

190 Bradford's Mongment at Burial Hill.

184 Standish's Sword, and the Barrel of the Gun Elder Brewster's Chair...

185

with which King Pbilip was killed..... 191 The President's Chair

185 Keeping-Room of Alden House, 1653..... 192 Peregrine White's Cradle.

186 Kitchen of Major Alden's House, about 1788 193 The Cashman Cradle. 186 Dress of a Woman

195 Chair and Sea-Chest 187 Occupations of Women

196 Chest decorated...

187 POPULAR EXPOSITION OF SCIENTIFIC EXPERIMENTS..Dr. J.J. Draper 565,740,898

With Fifteen Illustrations. PORTUGAL, MY NEIGHBOR IN...

Mrs. E. C. Hurlbut 61 PRUSSIAN WENDS, AND THEIR HOME..

Herbert Tuttle 504 At the Church Door. 504 Grossmütterchen.

510 Old Wendish Relics 505 Little Anna

510 Great Seal of Albert the Bear. 605 "Cantor" Post.

511 Map of the Spreewald. 506 A Fish Box on the Spree..

511 High Bridge 507 A Wend's Hut

512 An Express Boat. 508 An Interior

613 PYGMY GRAVES IN TENNESSEE, THE SO-CALLED...........Professor 0. T. Mason 43

512 A Hay Barge.... 509 The King's Alder

ILLUSTRATIONS. Ossuary of Auvernier, Switzerland..

Asymmetrical Skull from Abiquiu, New View of the Ossuary of Auvernier, with the

Mexico

46 Bones inclosed..

Copper Cross from Tennessee.

47 Moond Barial Ground on the Big Harpeth Copper Bobbin from Tennessee

47 River, Tennessee...

45 Vessels from the Slab Graves of Tennessee. 47 Navajo Cradle (after Schoolcraft)...

46 Stone and Pottery Images from Tennessee. 48

ILLUSTRATIONS.

... 342

105

RAIN, THE....

Ellis Gray 710 RAPHAEL'S ST. CECILIA

M. G. V. R. 655 RECOLLECTIONS, AN OLD GENTLEMAN'S.—See “Old Gentleman's Recollections” 825 ROMANCE OF A BARN-YARD..........

..Harriet Prescott Spofford 446 “SAVANNAH,” THE LOG-BOOK OF THE

.............Dr. H. C. Bolton 342

ILLUSTRATION. Steam-ship Savannah's Log-Book

Fac-Simile of the second Entry in the Log-
Moses Rogers, æt. 21-23.

342
Book of the Savannah

344 Steamer Savannah, the first Steam-Ship that Moses Rogers, æt. 40

345 crossed the Atlantic..

343 Tea-Kettle presented to Captain Rogers.... 346 SCHENCK, GLADSTONE'S LETTER TO.... SCHOONER “DOLPHIN," THE FREIGHT OF THE.

..Jane G. Austin 98 SCIENTIFIC EXPERIMENTS, POPULAR EXPOSITION OF..Dr.J.W.Draper 565,740,898 SEA-SIDE STORY, A....

..J. W. De Forest 791 SELF-RECOMPENSED..

Carl Spencer 518 SHOE-MAKER AND NATURALIST.

S. S. Conant 697 ILLUSTRATION8. Thomas Edward 697 Cliffs of Tarlair

704 Begg's Shop... 700 “And here I am still".

705 Boyndie Church-Yard..

701 SOLOMON PODDY'S COURTSHIP..

..E. TV. Harrison. 830

ILLUSTRATIONS. Here was a predicament for Solomon". 830 "Is it really you, Mr. Poddy ?".

832 SONG OF THE GARDEN, A.

..Elizabeth Stuart Phelps 676 SONG THAT THE BLUEBIRD SINGS, THE.

Elliott Coues 891 SPRING POEMS..

897 I. APRIL Kate Hillard.—II. APRIL IN THE ISLE OF WIGHT. Nina Lafarge. STEAM-SHIP, THE FIRST THAT CROSSED THE ATLANTIC. .Dr. H. C. Bolton 342 SUNSHINE.

.Ellis Gray 503 SYMPATHY.

Carl Spencer 97 TAFF, ON THE..........

Wirt Sikes 321 ILLUSTRATIONS. The rnined Keep, Cardiff Castle

821

Llandaff Cathedral, from the Northeast..... 332 The Course of the Taff.. 322 Ancient Cross at Llandaff

333 Ships in Dock at Cardiff.

323 Ancient Gate of Bishop's Palace, Llandaff., 334 High Street, Cardiff.. 324 Taff Vale...

335 Entrance to the Bute Docks, Cardiff. 325

Caerphilly Castle..

336 Tower of St. John's Church, Cardiff

326 The Leaning Tower of Caerphilly Castle. 337 Cardiff Castle, Home of the Marquis of Bute 327 Pont y Pridd.

838 New Tower of Cardiff Castle.

328
Welsh Peasants.

338 Curthose Tower.

329 Merthyr Market twenty Years ago. The Marquis of Bute. 330 The Pride of the Market

340 Lady Bute 331 Miner's Wife...

840 TENERIFFE.

..S. G. W. Benjamin 762 THACKERAY, RECOLLECTIONS OF...

....... George Lunt 256 ILLUSTRATION.–Fac-Simile of an improvised Sketch by Thackeray. THANKSGIVING TURKEY.

.G. P. Lathrop 122 TO

.Barry Cornwall 602 TURKEY, THANKSGIVING..

.G. P. Lathrop 122 TWOSCORE, AT..

.. Thomas Bailey Aldrich 80 ILLUSTRATION.—“And you are sitting, as of old, beside my Hearth-Stone, heavenly Maid !" UNCLE ZEKE'S CONSCIENCE...

.T. L. M'Cready 706 Uncle Zeke's Cottage..... 706 “De Angel ob de Lord”.

709 USK, ON THE..........

Wirt Sikes 792 ILLUSTRATIONS. Usk Castle from within 792 King Arthur's Round Table...

800 Abergavenny 793 Polly

801 “From America !"

794 Inscription, with Name of Consul Map of the Valley of the Uek. 794 The Ideal and the Actual..

S03 “Cattle-Stealers, Sir!"

795
Newport Castle..

804 Usk Church and Priory 796 St. Woollos Church.

805 Roman Dog Sculpture, Caerleon Museum... 797 Down the River at low Tide.

806 "A Saxpence!".

797
Mr. 'Opkins.

807 Fragment of Samian-Ware........ 798 On Stow Hill.

807 Fragment of Roman Tile... 798 Tredegar Housc, Newport..

808 Roman Lamp found in Caerleon Church-Yard 799 VAIN WAITING.......

Philip Bourke Marston 730 VALENTINE, MY....

..Mary N. Prescott 606 VITTORIA COLONNA ..

Henry W. Longfellow 750 WALES.–See “Taff” and “Usk”.

321, 792 WEBSTER AND THE CONSTITUTION ..........

Hon. Henry J. Hilliard 595 WENDS, THE PRUSSIAN.-See“ Prussian Wends”

504 WILL, MY GREAT-AUNT'S..

Elizabeth A. Smith 603 WOMAN-HATER, A..

Charles Reade 82, 272, 431, 529, 711, 837 WOMEN, LIBERAL EDUCATION FOR..

..Anna C. Brackett 695

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NEW MONTHLY

MONTHLY MAGAZINE.

No. CCCXIX.—DECEMBER, 1876.—VOL. LIV.

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T is not our purpose to discourse in guide- these to be found in Bædeker and Murray?

and places of Genoa—to speak of the Dorias of the proud old sea queen in her every-day and Spinolas, the Fieschi and Grimaldi, or dress and holiday attire; to speak of the the Fregosi and Adorni; still less to give full, throbbing life of the city of the living, an account of that financial marvel, the Bank and its unique, populous, pulseless city of of St. George, once so famous when the Geno- the dead; and most of all with reference to ese were the bankers of Europe; or to de- some names that posterity will not willingly scribe the cathedral, with its Holy Grail and suffer to die. mortuary relios of John the Baptist; or di- Genoa is not a city to detain the tourist late upon the outer shabbiness and inner glo- long with its sight-seeing, though it will ries of the Annunziata and its sister church- probably be the one on his way southward es; or give an inventory of its many palaces, and eastward where he will first encounter the Doria, the Brignole, the Durazzo, the pal- a decided flavor of Orientalism. It can boast ace of the king, and the rest. Are not all no world-renowned masterpiece in art or

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1876, by Harper and Brothers, in the Office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington.

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architecture, like the Venus de' Medici or the to the mountain summits frowning with forTransfiguration, or that wondrous miracle tifications, palaces and villas, churches and in marble, the cathedral of Milan. It lacks convents, rise one above another in endless the art treasures of Florence, the hoary mon- succession. It would seem as if the queenumental glories of Rome, the romantic charm ly city, too deeply enamored of her beautiof the Venetian “sea swan," or the dreamy, ful bay, were every where on tiptoe to catch dolce far niente voluptuousness of incompara- a glimpse of its broad expanse of liquid sapble Naples. But Genoa can boast, instead, phire, whose prismatic play of reflected light of being the commercial metropolis of Italy and color, as it loses itself in a rich autum-a city that belongs to the present as well nal sunset, with its opulence of purple and

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as the past, and hence a city of brilliant con- scarlet and gold, neither pen nor pencil can trasts, where the old and the new civiliza- adequately portray. tions meet in fierce though friendly encoun- The principal thoroughfare, which is to ter; where Italian vis inertia and indolence Genoa what the Grand Canal is to Venice, are stimulated by Anglo-Saxon enterprise rambles along through the great heart of the and energy; where the shrill whistle of the city in so uncertain a fashion as to be conlocomotive startles the slumberous chimes stantly losing its name, if not its identity. of the monastery bells, and the mediæval Here La Superba holds her carnival, and disdonkey brays out his solemn protest against plays her pomp and pageantry. From this the encroachments of the aggressive iron great artery, all athrob with the pulses of a horse—a quaint, picturesque old city, with restless, surging crowd, vicoli branch off a subtle charm that grows upon you in spite laterally-parrow winding streets sacred to of unfavorable first impressions, together everlasting shade, but not to silence—and with I know not what of transport in the the still more remarkable salite-prepostermajestic breadth of her glorious gulf, and ous alleys set on end, where donkeys and sethe sublime sweep of its encircling mount- dans maintain their supremacy in spite of ains clad in purple and capped with snow. the nineteenth century—all together consti

Proudly seated upon her amphitheatre of tuting a cunning net-work of streets so pervine-clad, olive-crowned hills, where many plexing and involved that the city becomes a sinuous fold gives interminable play to a labyrinth, where the normal condition of sunshine and shadow, for beauty of situa- every stranger without a guide is that of tion Genoa yields only to Naples and Con- being lost. stantinople in the Mediterranean. From her Genoa is pre-eminently a city of magnificrescent-shaped port, with its forest of masts, cent vestibules. As you thread its narrow

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