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CONTENTS

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Chocorua's Curse. By Mrs. Child .

1
The Gipsying Party. By J. N. Barker

17

The Huguenot Davghter. By H. Dorset

33

The Camp Meeting ....

49

The Emigrant. By Mrs. Hale

65

Destruction of the National Theatre, New York

SI

The Beggar of Florence. By D. L. Hillhouse .....................................***

97

The Prairie on Fire

113

The Indian Fighter

129

A Romance in the Forest

145

The Death of Nero. By E. Maturin

161
Hereward the Hunter. By H. W. Herbert

177
Elise Armand. By Mrs. Ellet

193
The Freshet. By H. F. Harrington

209

The Opossum Hunt.

225

The Play and the Afterpiece. By Mrs. E. C. Embury

241
The Crusader. By H. W. Herbert

257
Frank Finlay. By Miss Leslie

273

Buonarotti: By Mrs. E. Ellet...........

289

Alfred, the Gipsy

305, 347

The Storm Painter. By E. C. Embury.

321

View of Washington House, Mount Vernon ......................................*

337

The Sorcerer. By Miss A. F. Buchanan

353
The Narrows.---Entrance to New York Harbour

369
The Charib Bride, By H. W. Herbert

385, 407
The Spirit Bride. By Henry Harrington

401
The Story of a Country Girl. By Mrs. Seba Smith

417, 441
The Saxon Outlaw, By H. W. Herbert

433

The Fall of Catiline ....................................................... 449

II. TALES.

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Extracts from a Sea Book. By S. Hazard....

3
The Utilitarian. By John Neal

21
Hyperion. By Professor Longfellow

41
The Lover's Consolation. By Professor Longfellow

54
Quite a Pretty Property. By H. S. Lee....... ..................................68, 83
The Illustrious Obscure. By William Cox.........

89
Michael Angelo and his Pupils .

101
The Datura Fastuosa

....................... 118, 135
Confessions of a Discontented Man. By Mrs. E. C. Embury.

154
Vicissitudes

172
True Honour. By H. F. Harrington.........

184, 202
The Referee Case. By Mrs. E. Č. Embury

190
The Lost Diamond. By Caroline Orne

219, 236
The Newly Married Man. By J. Neal
The Painter's Revelation

264
The Evelyns, and the Philosopher's Stone

267
The Mother and Daughter. By Mrs. Emma C. Embury

280
Northington. By C. F. Orne

316
Our Doctor. By Ann Stephens..

264
The Ladies' Ball. By Miss Leslie

372, 390
Brilliant Prospects; or Marriage a-la-mode. By Mrs. E. C. Embury..

379
Adrian IV.

397
Andrea Dal Castagno, an historical tale

398
The Victim Daughter

427
Filial Affection. By Richard Dana................................

437

249, 271

298,

III. PSSAYS.

American Strictures on the Chartists in England

20
Line of American Steamers..................................................................

26
Production of Silk in America.......
Marryatt's Diary in America

27
The Consequences of Atheism.......

43
The Absurdities of Ignorance....

59
The “Star” System in America .........................................................

59
The Niagara Falls..

61
Great Camp Meeting in America

73
Jefferson on European Sovereigns...

126
The Intemperate Husband .............................................

126
Low State of Theatricals

256
The English on either side of the Atlantic........

266
America, its Position and Prospects. Addressed to the Philosophical Inquirer 412
Merry England. By an American.....

359
The Last Moments of Eminent Men....... ...................................... 204, 233
Women of Genius. By Ann Stephens.....

230
Original Letters of Washington and Eranklin.......

246, 280, 298
On Modes of Interment, and on the Disinterment of some Kingly Relicts.... 284
Life and Poetry of Mrs. Hemans. By B. Thatcher...

312
Importance of Knowledge to the Mechanic. By G. B. Emerson............... 405
Extract from an Address by General Washington....

459

IV. POPULAR SKBTOHBS.

Jottings Down in London, 1839. By N. P. Willis ......... 28, 46, 62, 77, 95, 110
Jottings Down in Wales....................................................

310
The Macready Dinner........

39
Sketch of Brighton

100
Franklin's Entrance into Philadelphia

43
Anecdote of Admiral Sir Isaac Coffin...

55
The Harpers, Brothers, the extensive Publishing Firm............................. 105

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Scenes on the Prairies...

***..002............0.17.0............................ 114
Carter Braxton, the Cotemporary of Jefferson........................................

124
Anecdotes of Well-known American Characters..................................... 127
Reminiscences of the Poet Brained. By L. H. Sigourney...

153
Elderly Gentlemen.
By Mrs. Seba Smith......

170
Unwritten Poetry. By N. P. Willis

............................................. 205
Manners at Michigan. By a Settler there

224
A Blue - Stocking at Michigan........

246
Last Moments of Beethoven. By Mrs. Ellet........

262
The late Lord Byron, and on Lying in State and Lying in General. By John
Neale

324
A Visit to Mount Vernon, in 1839.

338
Traits of the New Englanders, or Yankees. By Neal..........

340
The Auctioneer .....

363
The Artist Surprised. By Mrs, Ellet

370
Copyright. By C. F. Hoffman.......

........................................ 375
Albums and the Alps. By Buckminster.... ....................................... 405
Whitfield in America. By Miss Francis

406
The Sabbath in New England. By Miss Sedgwick

423
The Black Seal. By Ann Stephens

424
Scenes in Philadelphia, during the Prevalence of the Yellow Fever. By J.
B. Brown

431
Lafayette's First Visit to America. By Ticknor

447
Character of Washington

457

V. POSTRY,

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The Crocus's Soliloquy: By Miss Gould

3

Morning. By H. Pickering...

13

Address to a Young Lady, on “Coming Out.” ...................................

26

Evergreens. By Pinkney

40

Mother, what is Death? By Mrs. Gilman........

40

Who is my Neighbour?.

“ As thy day, so shall thy strengh be." By Mrs. Sigourney.

45

The Empty Bier. By Miss H. P. Gould

54

Death. “By H. Pickering

61

Lines on Woman

73

“He knoweth our Frame." By Dana........

76

The Alabaster Box. By Miss H. F. Gould

107

An Indian's Gratitude. By J. M‘Lellan

118

A Portrait. By N. P. Willis

135

The Mermaid's Song. By G. W. Reeder......

135

Enigmas.- The Cloud. The Dew-drop..........

154

Who is my Neighbour? By Miss H. F. Gould.......................................

169

Heaven's Bond...........

176

The Slave Mother's Prayer. By Miss Gould.

176

The Midnight Mail ..............

219

Lydia. By Rev. J. Pierpont..............

232

Immortality. By Dana .................................................................... 232

Forest Music

240

Happiness. By Rev. J. H. Clinch

248

The Broken Heart. By Miss H. F. Gould

265

Sonnet

265

Sonnet, to a Bouquet of Withered Flowers.............................................

280

The Sailor. By Lydia H. Sigourney

298

To a Bride. By Mrs. Harrington

298

The Tear of Lexington. By Miss H. F. Gould..........

312

Thoughts at an Infant's Burial. By M. Gardner...

327

The Meteor. By Miss Gould

347

The Widow's Lullaby

347

Lines after a Tempest. By W. C. Bryant...........

379

Indian Names

379

Song. By Frances Osgood

The Song of the Ocean Spirit. By Robert Hamiltoni ...................

411

Meditation

430

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407

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