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INDEX TO VOLUME XXXVII.
FRONTISPIECE: "THE WEDDING DAY."
DOCTOR HENDERSON'S ROMANCE. By Henrietta Corkran.
EDGEWORTH, Miss. EARLY Days.
EUROPEAN LIFE IN EGYPT..
FESTIVAL AMONG THE BASQUES.
Four MONTHS IN MOROCCO.
GAMBETTA. By a Friend and Follower..
... Contemporary Review....
Guost STORY, A TRUE....
Temple Bar ...
GOSTHE'S West-EASTERN DIVAN.
HARRISON, JOHN, THE CHRONOMETER MAKER. By Samuel
HUMOROUS IN LITERATURE, THE. By J. Henry Shorthouse.. Macmillan's Magazine..
INDIAN FESTIVAL, AN
LAST EXTREMITY, THE........
LIFT THINE EYES.....
The Spectator ...
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.
720 - The
The Nineteenth Century..
Bricks without Straw, 143-Early Printing in China, 143.–Australian Marriages, 144-Children's Books,
Moses in the Bulrushes, 288-Millais, 431–Voltaire among English “Roughs," 431—Two Corbies, 432–
863—Vestiges of Ancient Cremation, 864-Lost Cities, 864.
. Contemporary Review..
The Vineteenth Century.....
Atropia for Earache, 140-A New Vegetable Styptic, 141—How a Man Walks, 141-A Salt Mine Two
of Tubercle in the Breath, 430—New Observations
862–Velocity of Balloons, 862–Improved Gas-Burners, 862.
The Nineteenth Century..
The Nineteenth Century
FOREIGN LITERATURE,SCIENCE,AND ART.
Old Series com: plete in 63 vols.
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