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INDEX TO VOLUME XXXVII.

FRONTISPIECE: "THE WEDDING DAY."

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ADVENTURES AMONG THE AUSTRIAXS IN BOSNIA.

Blackwood's Magasine.

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ANKRIČAN MILLIONAIRES..

The Spectaior ...

250

AMERICANS, THR: A CONVERSATION AND A SPEECH, WITH AN

ADDITION. By Herbert Spencer..

Contemporary Review.

289

ANIMAL MYTHOLOGY ; OR, STORIES OF BIRDS AND BEASTS.

By J. A. Farrer.

Cornhill Magazine....

764

ART, JAPANESE. By Rev. Sir Geo. W. Cox.

.. Longman's Magazine....

816

ASPECTS OF AMERICAN PUBLIC LIFE, SOME. By James Bryce. Forinightly Review...

31

Atoms, MOLECULES, AND ETHER Waves. By Prof. Tyndall,Longman's Magazine...

115

AU PAIR..

Temple Bar,

232

BARKER, JAMES, THE STORY OF: A TALE OF THE CONGO

COAST.

. Blackwood's Magasine..

BEGINNING OF ART, THE. By Stanley Lane-Poole. .Forinightly Review

543

BITS OF OAK BARK. By Richard Jefferies...

...Longman's Magazine..

806

Boys...

Cornhill Magazine.

620

BRAZIL AND HER RAILWAYS. By Charles Waring.

Fortnightly Review....

611

BROWN, DR. JOHN, OF EDINBURGH. By David Masson...

547

CAPTAIN OF THE POLE-STAR," THE.

Temple Bar..

334

CARPET, A

Belgravia Magazine...

667

COMBT, THE MANACING. By Richard A. Proctor........ Cornhill Magazine.

COMETS. By William Huggins

The Nineteenth century...

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COMMON-SENSE IN DRESS AND FASHION. By Lady Paget...

.......... 700

"CREED OF CHRISTENDOM," THE. By Rev. James Martineau. The Nineteenth Century....

467

DAIRSIE's Diary, Miss. (A Fragment.) By Lady Lindsay

(of Balcarres).

Temple Bar ......

691

DEATH, SHAKESPEARE ON...

The Spectator

73

DEMOCRACY, A LESSON ON. By James Anthony Froude.. .Fortnightly Review.......

DICKENS, CHARLES. By Mowbray Morris.

. Fortnightly Review....

182

DIVINING ROD, THE......

Cornhill Magazine...

359

DOCTOR HENDERSON'S ROMANCE. By Henrietta Corkran.

534

DYNASTY, The Last DAYS OF A...

Temple Bar

820

EDGEWORTH, Miss. EARLY Days.

Cornhill Magazine.

56

ENSILAGE By Prof. J. E. Thorold Rogers..

Macmillan's Magazine..

262

EUROPEAN LIFE IN EGYPT..

132

PBUALE CHARACTERS, ON SOME OF SHAKESPEARE'S. VI. Blackwood's Magasine.

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FESTIVAL AMONG THE BASQUES.

Cornhill Magasine..

FIRESIDE MUSINGS ON Serious SUBJECTS...

Blackwood's Magasine

484

FLEURETTE..

777

FOLK-TALES, FOUR JAPANESE........

..Belgravia Magazine....

842

FOREIGN LITERARY Notes......

. 139, 284, 429, 574, 715, 859

Four MONTHS IN MOROCCO.

Blackwood's Magazine.

FRENCH ARMY, The By H. Barthelemy, late Professor of

Military History at St. Cyr..

...... Fortnightly Review..

834

GAMBETTA. By a Friend and Follower..

... Contemporary Review....

.......... 433

Guost STORY, A TRUE....

Temple Bar ...

180

GOSTHE'S West-EASTERN DIVAN.

Blackwood's Magasine....

216

HARRISON, JOHN, THE CHRONOMETER MAKER. By Samuel

Smiles..

..Longman's Magasine..

268

HUMOROUS IN LITERATURE, THE. By J. Henry Shorthouse.. Macmillan's Magazine..

600

INDIAN FESTIVAL, AN

684

LAST EXTREMITY, THE........

Belgravia Magasine....

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LIFT THINE EYES.....

The Spectator ...

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LTRARY NOTICES :

Corea : The Hermit Nation, 136-A Guide to Modern English History, 136—John Greenleaf Whittier:

His Life, Genius, and Writings, 136-Eighteenth Century Essays, 137-Spare Hours, 137–The Boy's Percy,

138-The Romantic School, 138—The Speeches and Table-Talk of the Prophet Mohammad, 139-The Sub-

jection of Hamlet, 280-Winners in Lise's Race, 281—Poems of American Patriotism, 281--Campaigns of the

Army of the Potomac, 281-American Men of Letters: James Fenimore Cooper, 282—The Wisdom of the

Brahmin, 283–Studies in Philosophy, Ancient and Modern, 283–History of the United States of America

from the Discovery of the Continent, 284-Renaissance in Italy : Italian Literature, 425–Homespun Stories,

426–The Beginnings of History, 426–English Colonies in America, 429–Ragnarok: The Age of Fire and

Gravel, 428—1 hesaurus of English Words and Phrases. 428-On the Desert, 570-Lyrical and Dramatic Poems,

$71-On Viol and Flute: Selected Poems, 571-Figures of the Past, 571-The Jews of Barnow, 572—The

Use of the Voice in Reading and Speaking, 513-A Word, only a Word, 573--Appletons' International Scien-

tific Series, 711–Recollections of Arthur Penrhyn Stanley, late Dean of Westminster, 719-Oliver Cromwell :

The Man and his Mission, 713-Ice-Pack and Tundra, 714–Hygiene for Girls, 714-Famous Women: George

Eliot, 714–Leading Men of Japan, 714-The Yearly Moons, 715-Life of Lord Lawrence, 855-Works of

Frederic Huidekoper, 856-A History of the People of the United States, from the Revolution to the Civil

War, 857–Classic Mythology, 859–The Navy in the Civil War, 858—Letters to a friend, 858-Landmarks of

English Literature, 858-Outlines of the Constitutional History of the United States, 859.

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LONGFELLOW, A STUDY OF. By Henry Norman..

Fortnightly Review.........

365
LORD RICHARD AND I. By Julian Sturgis..

507
MATERIALISM, THE FALLACY OF...

The Nineteenth Century..

145
MEXICO AND HER RAILWAYS. By J. Y. Sargent.. ..Fortnightly Review.

497
MISCELLANY:

Bricks without Straw, 143-Early Printing in China, 143.–Australian Marriages, 144-Children's Books,
287–Cold Drinks in Cold Weather, 287–Are Mushrooms Poisonous ? 288-Earth-worms in New Zealand, 288

Moses in the Bulrushes, 288-Millais, 431–Voltaire among English “Roughs," 431—Two Corbies, 432–
Love's Day. 432-Editorial Work in Newspaper Offices, 576-Banting Outdone, 576–Poverty, 576–The Octo-
pus and its Enemies, 719-Egyptian Women, 719-The Cow-Tree, 720-Balfe's " Maid of Artois,”'.
Causes and Cure of Old Age, 720-Mankind's Mistakes, 863—Doré's “Don Quixote,” 863-Roman Learning,

863—Vestiges of Ancient Cremation, 864-Lost Cities, 864.
MODERN MIRACLES. By Richard F. Clarke, S.J...... The Nineteenth Century.

46
MONICA. By the author of “ Phyllis,"
," “Miss Geoffrey,” etc.. Temple Bar..

410
Novels, Recent FRENCH.

Blackwood's Magazine...

638
ODD-LOOKING MAN, THE

560
OMENS OF TROUBLE.

Blackwood's Magazine..

375
OTTOMAN POETRY. By Stanley Lane-Poole.

Macmillan's Magazine.

395
OUR ORIGIN AS A SPECIES. By Richard Owen, C.B., F.R.S. Longman's Magazine..
PHANTASMS OF THE LIVING. By Edmund Gurney and F. W.
H. Myers...

Fortnightly Review..

796
PHOTOGRAPHIC EYES OF SCIENCE, The. By Richard A.
Proctor....

517
POETS AND NIGHTINGALES...................
...... Cornhill Magazine...

479
POETRY:
A Ghost. By the author of “Mrs. Jerningham's Journal." Longman's Magazine..

395
A WINTRY Sonnet. By Christina G. Rossetti..

Macmillan's Magazine..

855
AN AUTUMN MORNING

Temple Bar..

249
AZENOR. By Lewis Morris.

.Cornhill Magazine...................

812
Els ékeivnu. By the late Charles Badham.

Temple Bar..
By NEIGHBOR'S WELL..

569
CHURCH-GOING TIM..

Cornhill Magazine.

465
"Frater Ave ATQUE Vale." By Alfred Tennyson... .. The Nineteenth Century...

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HOURS OF REST. By Anna H. Drury.

Good Words.

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MASKS AND Faces. By F. E. Weatherly...

Temple Bar..
MY LIBRARY....

.Blackwood's Magazine..

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Poor MATTHIAS. By Matthew Arnold

Macmillan's Magazine....

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The HUSBAND TO HIS WIFE ....

Temple Bar...

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THE SEA CALLS.

Cornhill Magasine..

625
Two YEARS AFTER. By Joseph Truman..

Macmillan's Magazine...

55
Puma Rus, A. By Frederick Boyle.

.Belgravia Magazine...
RED INDIAN REVENGE Raid, A. A TRUE STORY. By A. H.
Paterson...

Macmillan's Magazine..

829
REMINISCENCES, Mrs. Kemble's..

Temple Bar..

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RESEMBLANCES IN LITERATURE..

Blackwood's Magazine..

90
RIDDLE, AN UNSOLVED HISTORICAL. By J. A. Froude. The Nineteenth Century...

..... 721
Rossetti, THE ART OF. By Harry Quilter..

. Contemporary Review..
Russian Prisons. By Prince Krapotkine..

The Vineteenth Century.....

383
SALVATION ARMY, WITH THE. By Mrs. Charles Garnett.... Good Words...

.... 849
SCHUMANN, ROBERT.

Temple Bar....

755
Sea Calls, The

..Cornhill Magazine

652
SCIENCE, THE LIMITS OF. By Rev. George Edmundson..... Contemporary Review....

595
SCIENCE AND ART :

Atropia for Earache, 140-A New Vegetable Styptic, 141—How a Man Walks, 141-A Salt Mine Two
Thousand Years Old, 141-Archæological Discoveries at Revel, 141—The Fire-flashing Plant, 142—Asiatic
Rug Making, 142—The Spectrum of the Large Comet, 143- The Constellations, 285–The Siamese, 285-Sci-
ence and Suicide, 283–Cholera Removed by a Hurricane, 286—Dr. Siemens on the Future of Electric Light-
ing, 286— Insect Hibernation, 386—Peat-Mould for Dressing Wounds, 286-Alcohol as a Freezing Agent, 429–
Dental Caries, 429-The Growth of Children, 430-Bacillus

of Tubercle in the Breath, 430—New Observations
on Rabies, 430—Anti-Malarial Plants, 430—Tidal Machinery, 575-A New Air-Pump, 575—Simple Method of
Measuring Refraction, 575 - Fireproof Balloons, 716-Chills, their Causes and Consequences, 747-Aërial Nav-
igation by Electricity, 917–An Artificial Aurora, 717—The Solar Corona, 718-Sulphur and Malaria, 718-
Locusts in Cyprus, 718—Medicated Flannel, 860-An Angry Tree, 861–Plants and Moonlight, 861–Electric
Lighting and Ventilatior, 861—The Northern Boundary of the United States, 861–Hot Water as a Beverage,

862–Velocity of Balloons, 862–Improved Gas-Burners, 862.
SHAKESPEARE AND GEORGE Eliot..

.Blackwood's Magazine..

743
SHOOTING NIAGARA FALLS...
SKETCHES FROM THE DUTCH SEASIDE..

Blackwood's Magazine

79
SPRING IN CALIFORNIA, EARLY..

.Cornhill Magasine..

733
STAR UNTO STAR. By Richard A. Proctor..

.Cornhill Magazine..

194
Swift, JONATHAN...

..Blackwood's Magazine,

577
TELEPHONE, CURIOSITIES OF THE.

Chambers's Journal...

565
TERROR, THE EUROPEAN. By Emile de Lavelaye.

Fortnightly Review....

786
TRANSFERRED IMPRESSIONS AND TELEPATHY. By Edmund
Gurney and F. W. H. Myers,..

.Fortnightly Review...

674
TROLLOPE, ANTHONY. By Edward A. Freeman, D.C.L......Macmillan's Magazine.

406
TROLLOPE, ANTHONY. By Mrs. Oliphant...

Good Words.

.... 531
UNDERGRADUATE'S AUNT, AN. By F. Anstey, author of
“ Vice Versa "

.. 127
UNDER THE Snow. By Katharine S. Macquoid.... Macmillan's Magazine..........

626
VIOLIN's Voice, The.' By Beatrice Harraden.

516
WAGNER AND WAGNERISM. By Edmund Gurney...

The Nineteenth Century..

654
Walt WHITMAN. By G. C. Macaulay.

The Nineteenth Century

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WATER WE DRINK, THE. By Prof. Simpson, M.D...... Good Words....

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WORK AND OVERWORK. By J. Milner Fothergill, M.D.... Good Words.

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PART I.

and there little patches of foam, where

the rollers came upon the hidden rocks. KABOOKA BAY was a quiet spot on Close inshore the breakers fell in almost the desolate Congo coast. There was gentle succession, and at last spent themno European habitation within forty selves on a beach of fine sand, strewn miles of it on one side or the other, and with coral-encrusted seaweed, pink, the whitewashed roof of the factory, or white, gray, grass-green, yellow, and trading station there, could be seen from purple in color; while delicate sea-shells far out at sea, a solitary spcek on the of all shapes, tints, and sizes, lay scatborder of an almost treeless, barren- tered about, and glistened in the rays of looking country.

a tranquil sunset. The large wide bay itself was bounded Drawn up beyond the reach of the at each end by low cliffs ; and from water lay two gayly striped surf-boats, dark seams in the sides of these exuded their sharp curved stems pointing seaa thick shale oil, which lay yellow and ward. Beyond them a pathway was greasy on the surface of the pools of sea worn through the bent grass, and led up water at their bases, amid the rocks a gentle slope to the factory. round which the sea curled and poured. On the planked veranda of the low

Nevertheless the surf was neither so wooden felt-thatched house sat two high nor so heavy at Kabooka as at white men in the coast costume of a many other places along the coast. Out shirt and a pair of white duck trousers seaward, instead of the usual lines of a-piece, enjoying the cool of the evening white dangerous water, were only here after the long heat of the day. And the

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two had had a piece of hard work, as agent in charge in course of time, with upward of a hundred tusks of ivory a station all to yourself, and your own lying in the dark cargo-room of the fac- master. If the firm had only taken my tory testified.

These had all been advice, they'd have put you in here unbought during the day, and probably til I returned ; but they never do the more would be forthcoming from the correct thing until it is too late,” he native traders on the morrow. On this added, having another filing at his relief. day, too, a steamer from Europe had I am sick of the coast ; I hate it, been due at Kabooka, and it was the returned the lad vehemently, the color probability of her arrival before they mounting in his face. “ The same sea, should be ready to ship their ivory by sky, and land, day after day. Nothing her that the two men had been discuss- but the prickly bush and the niggers to ing.

look at. Why, sir,” he went on quickAh, well, when she comes,” said ly, to hide what the other might possithe elder-a dark, sallow-faced, but bly deem ingratitude, "we haven't seen good-looking man—“she will be the a white man for three months, and not last but one before my relief arrives, and a white woman for as many years.” then 'hey for England, home, and Ha, ha !'' laughed the elder man, beauty !! Eh, Master James Barker?" kindly, seeing through the pretended

Ay,' returned the younger ; and disgust of the lad, “you've tired of it I don't know how I shall get on without all very suddenly. And as for a white you, sir," he added.

Since you took woman, wait till you have a beard. I me, a sick ship lad, out of the old never heard you mention the name of bark in Sharks' Creek, and nursed me one before, James. You surely did not to life again, when near every man leave a sweetheart at home, eh?" aboard died of the 'bilioso' fever, "No, sir," replied the lad, shortly, you've been more than a father to me- and rose as a native servant, clad in a you have, sir;" and the lad turned a white flowing cloth, caught dexterously glance full of gratitude and trust toward round his shoulders, came on the veranhis companion.

da, and after making a low salaam with “Tuts, tuts,” replied the elder, the whitish palms of his hands turned shortly, yours was the worst case, and outward, announced that dinner was you were the youngest on board ; so served. He then, with free stride, folnaturally I took care of you. But lowed his white masters into the diningwhat's more to the purpose, James, room, his round black face and thick you've amply repaid anything I ever did red lips showing in the lamplight like for you since you've been in the service polished ebony and coral. There could of the firm. You've turned out an hon- not have been a greater contrast to him est, brave boy, an Ai trader, and a and the other three of his race whu prime favorite with the natives ; and I'll waited at the table—the counterparts of go bail you'll be quite indispensable to himself in the physique of their frames, my relief when he comes ; for I dare say and the unmeaning look of their broad he'll be some fellow quite ignorant of faces-than the two white men. The the trade and the way of the natives latter, though thin and pale through the here," and Mr. Monke's voice had in it effect of the climate, and looking as if a touch of sarcasm.

any one of their servants could have Let me go home with you, sud- mastered them with ease, had yet in denly pleaded the lad. "I will be your their clear cut features, and, above all, faithful servant'; I will not ask for in the quick intelligent look of their wages from you if”—and he stopped- eyes, a something that gave warning not

if you will only allow me to be near only of what they could do, but would you," he whispered.

attempt. Mr. Monke stared. Here was evi- Yet between the two there was a great dence of attachment in all sincerity. difference beside that of age. Monke's He was flattered ; but he said, “What, face was dark, thoughtful, and sarcastig James Barker ! you propose to be my in expression, seeing through things, as servant ? And what about your position the natives well knew. The lad's counon the coast.? Why, you will be an tenance, on the contrary, was open and

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