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THE

NATIONAL MAGAZINE:

DEVOTED TO

Literature, Art, and Religion.

JAMES FLOY, EDITOR.

VOLUME XI.

JULY TO DECEMBER, 1857.

New-York:
PUBLISHED BY CARLTON & PORTER,

200 MULBERRY-STREET.

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CONTENTS.

Page

Page
African Discoveries, Dr. Livingston and his 207 Haunted Ship, The-Mrs. Bushby ..........

228
American Character, Foreign Fashions graft Horticulture the First Art....

532
ed upon-A. C......

133 Home, The Old Man's, William Adams ..... 393
Animals, Curious...

100

Humane Institutions, Sketches of-L. P.
Arctic Expedition, Dr. Kane's--N. Rounds 325 Brockett....

315

Arnold, the Bearded Boy........

20 Hurricane at Madras, A........

226

Author, The First Article of a Popular-- Dr. Hypochondriac, The-N. C................... 424
Doran........

461

Insanity, and Treatment of the Insane-L.
Biography of the Bible, The-F.

P. Brockett......

517

Noah a Preacher of Righteousness...... 36

Noah- The Deluge....

160 Jonathan in Scotland; or, Vulcanized India-

The Sons of Noah-The Tower of Babel 236

Rubber........

551

Job-Preliminary Observations.......... 420

Lavoisier, The Fate of.

246

Job-His Trials and his Patient Endur-

Little Bridget....

264

547

Lottery Ticket, The...........

349

Blind Deaf Mutes, The-L. P. Brockett ....... 27

Boy's First Night at a Boarding-School, The 339 Mechanical Improvement-A.J. C........... 457

Bouquet of Van Huysum, The-From the Mercier, Catherine-A Tale of the Inunda-

French...

114 tions of France......

144

Brusa, Recollections of a Trip to--S. G. W. Miser of Marseille, The....,

415

Benjamin ......

106 M'Lean, The Hon. John J. M'Clintock...... 1

Monkey Tribe, The-From the French, by
Cadiz to Granada, From--0. Smedberg. 220, 356 Julia Colman....

..202, 300

California Six Years Ago......

242

Moutenegro, The Voice Telegraphs of........ 406

Camels are Coming, The-G. P. Disosway... 481
Cape Cod, How I went to-G. M. S........ 214 Naples, The Small Trades of..........

21
Celestial Fire-Works.....
15 Natural History, A Chapter on....

343
Chamelions All-R. K. Brown...

42 Naugatuck, The Valley of the---C. U. C.
Child shall lead them, A Little..

72 Burton....

....193, 289, 385, 491

Chinese Emigrant, The......

446 Night at Sea, A-Charles Lever...

314

Christmas, Past and Present-W. B......... 488 Nobody's Dog-Andrew Halliday........ 429

Coals of Fire...........

502

Copperas Works of Vermont, The J. M. S. 450

Old Bogie..

261

Crabs, Tree-Climbing......

442 Oswego-H. 1. Tuckerman............

542

Our Cousin from the City...

171
Declined with Thanks.......
121

55
Diamond Cut Diamond.........

Palanquin, Inside a ......

526

Diamond Studs, My..

63

Penciled Passages............ 80, 177, 272, 370, 464

Diary of a City Clergyman, Papers from the

Pirate Ship, Awful Fate of aD. P. Thomp-

-- M. T. C......

39

.....168, 217

266
Dreariness, A Chapter on-W. F. Shelton.... 362

Pleiades, The.........
Ducornet, Cæsar....

Polar Regions, Life in the-- W. E. Parry.... 118

307
Dyaks, The-By a Personal Acquaintance of

Poetic Pictures-Death opening to Immor-

theirs....

299

511

tality- W. Alexander.....

Scenes from Country Life....... 252, 346, 402

Editorial Notes and Gleanings—84, 180, 275,

Scenes from the Pleasures of Hope..... 60

372, 467, 561 The Evening Walk-Hurdis.....

112
Ex-Editor, Pen-Portrait of theR.Donkersley 97

Poetry-A German Proverb— Mrs. Abdy..... 331
A Sketch-Darvoin.......

112
Faithful Pastor and the Devoted Wife, The

Childhood and its Visitors- Edward
-Mre. S. C. Hall......

538
Lytton Bulwer......

170
Farm and Flower-Garden, The-95, 190, 284,

First Grief-James Hedderwick. 193
383, 477 For Mother's Sake......

157
Father Le Moine and the Iroquois Indians

Hymn of the Harvest.......

419
-S. Luckey............
407 Old Letters--Lora F. Cobb..

46
Female Heroism; or, the Prizes of Virtue-

Strive, Wait, and Pray.

298
Julia Kavanagh..
127 The Dumb Child....

420
Flagellation, The Benefits of........... 330 The Embrace of the German Children

-Mrs. Abdy....

126
Game of the Twenty Questions, The-G. M. 335 The White Rose-Gerald Massey........ 516
Garden Novelties--Shirley Hibbard... ..... 104 To-Day and To-Morrow-Id..

263
Gypsies of Switzerland, The-From the French 152 Too Late- Charles Swain......

456
Girls, Industrial School for-B. K. Pierce... 57 To a Step-Child......

271
Graves of Wordsworth and his Relatives, The 348 Winter Song-Holty.......

516

80n......

Page

Page

Recent Publications....90, 186, 281, 377, 473, 567 Terror, A Night of.

51

Times, The Great Want of the....

328
Serpent, Hugged by a By a Canadian

Tracks in the Bush ; or, the Lost One Found 528

Farmer...

139

141

Silk Moth, The-G. M'Clelland Miller....... 234

Try your Friends........

Shepherds of Les Bas Landes, The............ 113 United States Mint, The.......

404
Sketches of Colonial History--S. Luckey.... 508

Unreasonable Jealousy; or, a Lesson for

Small Change ............ 88, 184, 279, 375, 470, 564 Young Wives...

165

Soul, Mysterious Faculties of the..

268

246

Spirits, An Evening with the-A. D. Field, 555 Vail, Behind the......

366
Southern Australia, Sketches in....

Vegetable Distribution.....

158

249

Spicewood Moth, The George M Clelland

Vesuvius, Ascending Mount..

Miller......
506 Wehrwolves......

123
Steam-Engine scientifically considered, The 254 Wicked Old Woman in the Woods, The-J.B. 452
Stephenson, George, the Railway Engineer, 435 Woman's Devotedness; or, the Wife of the
Switzerland, Recollections of — From the Palatinate....

23

French.........

7 World at Large, The.......192, 286, 383, 479, 571

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.

Page

Page
The Hon. John M'Lean..

The Steam Engine scientifically considered
Swiss Peasants and the Alpine Horn.......

—(2 eng.)

254

Swiss Maid and Matron......

8 Riverside Cemetery, Waterbury ...............

289

Scene on board a Geneva Steamboat....... 9 Lower Pond, Riverside..

292

Peasants of the Mountains....

10 Porter's Lodge, Riverside Cemetery.. 293

A Cretin......

11

Mitchell's Family Lot.......

294

A Victim of the Goiter.......

11 Sketch on Forest Hill.

294

Monks, according to Romance...............

12 St. John's Church......

295

The Monk as he really is........

13 Second Congregational Church...

296

A Parlor in the Collvent of St. Bernard....... 14 New Roman Catholic Church........

297

Meteoric Showers in Greenland... ..... 16 Death opening to Immortality.

299

Arnold, the Bearded Boy..........

20

Varied Monkey, or Mona......

302

The Bell and the Blessing..

21 Entellus Monkey, or Hoonuman............. 303

Industrial School for Girls, Norfolk, Mass.... 58 Chachma and Marmozet...

304

Scenes from the Pleasures of Hope-- (4 eng.) 60 Acchus Pencillatus and Auritus................ 305

Abel Stevens.........

97 Cæsar Ducornet.........

308

White Mice......

101 The Graves of Wordsworth and his Relatives, 348

The Zerda of Sennaar.

102 Birmingham

385

Guepard, or Hunting Tiger......

103 Derby.

388

The Winged Pea.......

105 Public Square, Birmingham.......... 389

Brusa......

106 | Episcopal Church and Parsonage, Birming-

Village of Nichori...

108

ham.....

392

Mausoleum of the Sultan Murad.

109

The Old Man's Home-(4 eng.)..

393

The Evening Walk....

112 | The Robber Crab (Birgus Latro).. ......

445

The Shepherds of Les Bas Landes......... 113

Fanpi arrested by the Mandarin....

448

The Bouquet.......

115 Embarkation of Camels......

A Family of the Homeless at Work............ 153 | Dromedary from Lower Egypt............... 484

The Homeless on a Journey.........

154 Becharieh Dromedary...

485

Preparations for a Meal....

155 | Wrestling Camel, from Asia Minor.... 487

Man of South Australia.......

The Village Church on Christmas Day.. 489

Woman of South Australia.......

159 Heigh ho, the Holly !...........

490

Center Square, Waterbury..

193 Indian Well...

492

Exchange Place, Waterbury.

196 Confluence of the Naugatuck with the Hou-

Scovill House, Waterbury.....

197 satonic at Derby..

493

Methodist Church, Waterbury...

198 | Humphreysville

494

Rock Dell, Riverside Cemetery.

General Humphreys....

495

The Bridge, Riverside Cemetery.. ............ 200 General Humphreys delivering the Flags

The Orang Outang...

taken at Yorktown....

498

Jacqueline Drawing................................ 201 Monument to General Humphreys............. 500

Pongo Wurmbü......

205 Coals of Fire.......

502

The Dying Pongo..................... ........ 206 Village of Eyam...

538

Rev. Dr. Livingston......

208 | Pulpit Rock..

539

The Mission Station at Kuruman............... 211 Mrs. Mompesson's Tomb......

540

The Ascent of Vesuvius.......

250 The Riley Gravestones.....

541

Scenes from Country Life-(6 eng.) 252, 346, 402 Eyam Church.............

541

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158

199

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IT

is rare, in these latter days of the our political leaders are men of doubtful republic, to find a man of pure moral character ; some of them are notorious for ity in public life. It has come to be almost immorality, and even for profligacy. The a settled maxim that it is impossible to be high places of honor and profit are too often at once a politician and a Christian. The the rewards, not of public service, not of truth must be told ; religious men, gen- virtuous life, not even of intellectual capacierally, refuse to enter the arena of political ty and industry, but of labors for the behoof strife, from fear of its unholy and poison- of a political party, or of intrigues for the ous atmosphere. Many, if not most, of benefit of som sordid clique. The Amer

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