"Drifting About"; Or, What "Jeems Pipes, of Pipesville," Saw-and-did. An Autobiography by Stephen C. Massett. With Many Comic Illustrations by Mullen

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Comic Scenes at the Charleston S C Theatre
38
XLThe Old Olympic
48
XILAll about a Calfs Head
53
XIILYankee Hill
55
Summer Trip up the Mediterranean
58
Malta
63
XVLSmyrna
69
Constantinople
76
Street Scenes
86
At the Foot Lights in Boston
96
At Home
97
XXLOh Law
98
XXIILI Start for California
103
A Strange Adventure at the Island of Tobogo
107
Arrival at San Francisco
112
Colonel Stevensons Office
114
First Concert given in San Francisco
119
I am made Lord Mayor of N T of the Pacific
121
The Auction House of Massett and Brewster
126
A Jolly Dinner 182
132
XXXLThe First Theatrical Representation in Sacramento
135
The Flood of 1849 and 60
138
GoingGoingGone to the Sandwich Islands
144
The Way they Catch Whales in the Pacific
145
The Island of Lahaina
147
The City of Honolulu 8 1
151
Arrive again at San Francisco
154
I turn Editor
155
An Editorial Concert
156
The Great FireAn Incident at the Bank
157
Singular Sensations upon revisiting England
159
My First Day in Liverpool
160
All about the City of London
163
The FieldingMr Thackeray etc
165
Comical Scenes in a Police Court
166
The London Showman
171
XLV1LPunch and Judy
176
Something about London Boys
179
Kenilworth Castle
180
LWarwick Castle
182
StratforduponAvon
184
LILThe Garrick Club
189
LIILThe Little Chapel in Cannon Street
190
LrV London to Paris
192
Places in Paris for the Stranger to See
193
Paris Notes
194
LVlLThe French Actor Lemaitre
197
An Interview with a Corn Doctor
198
The Notre Dame
199
Henri Hera Concert
200
LXLLyons
202
Nice
203
A Reminiscence of Genoa
204
A Bank Bursts and I lose my Money
240
Some of the Troubles of a Wandering Minstrel
242
LXXVLLola Montez
247
LXXVHI The Columbia River
249
LXXIXAstoria
251
A Running Trip from Portland to Corvalleaits Perils
253
The other Land of Gold
259
An Exciting Occurrence at Savage Island in the South Pacific Ocean
260
Melbourne
266
A Christmas Dinner at the French Consuls
270
Rambles through the Colonies
272
got to my Hotel
280
LXXXVIIOn the Wing
281
Concert Saloons
282
LXXXIXMy Concert in Bendigo
283
XCSydney
290
A Visit to the Lunatic Asylum at Paramatta
294
XCILI meet with an Old Schoolfellow
297
I am Patronized by his Excellency the Governor and Suite
299
XCIT Amusing Letter from an Agent
300
Still Moving On
302
XCV1 Off for India
304
XCTIILA Visit to the Caves of Elephanta
308
XCIXBlowing Away from the Guns
311
CA Word at Parting
320
CLCalcutta
321
I meet with Captain Hall after an absence of Twenty Years
323
CnXStreetsHotelsetc etc etc
325
Voyage from Calcutta to Suez
326
CVLAden
327
Suez
328
CVm Shepards British Hotel
329
CXSomething about the Pyramids
332
About Cotton
334
CXILAlexandria
337
CXIILSouthampton
340
London once again
341
The Event and what Occurred
342
Mr Shirley Brooks
345
CXYII The Derby Day
346
OXVIII The Garrick Club 847
347
Charles Dickenss First Reading in London
349
The Shakespeare Dinner at the Garrick Club
350
Hanging at the Old Bailey
351
A Visit to Doctors Commons London and to the Sur rogates Office New York The Contrast 854
354
CXXIII The Hon Mrs Norton
357
Leave England for New York
359
CXXVL Undereliff
361
Washington Irving
362
My First Concert at Niblos
365
First Concert in Boston 866
366
Off Again to California
367

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Side 29 - Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money.
Side 63 - I know our country disposition well ; In Venice they do let heaven see the pranks They dare not show their husbands ; their best conscience Is not to leave undone, but keep unknown.
Side 265 - The bridegroom may forget the bride Was made his wedded wife yestreen ; The monarch may forget the crown ' That on his head an hour has been ; The mother may forget the child That smiles sae sweetly on her knee ; But I'll remember thee, Glencairn, And a' that thou hast done for me ! " LINES, SENT TO SIR JOHN WHITEFORD, OF WHITEFORD, BART.
Side 273 - With fingers weary and worn. With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat, in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and thread — Stitch! stitch! stitch! In poverty, hunger, and dirt, And still with a voice of dolorous pitch, Would that its tone could reach the Rich ! She sang this " Song of the Shirt !
Side 364 - How would it have cheered the spirit of the youthful bard when, wandering forth in disgrace upon a doubtful world, he cast back a heavy look upon his paternal home, could he...
Side 136 - My name is Norval: on the Grampian hills My father feeds his flocks; a frugal swain, Whose constant cares were to increase his store, And keep his only son, myself, at home. For I had heard of battles, and I longed To follow to the field some warlike lord : And Heaven soon granted what my sire denied.
Side 121 - Public," and Commissioner of Deeds for New York of the Pacific. Here is a copy— " Know all men by these Presents, that I Bennet Riley, Brevet Brigadier General, USA, and Governor of California, by virtue of authority in me vested, do hereby appoint and confirm Stephen C. Massett as Alcalde in and for the ' City of New York of the Pacific...
Side 331 - Consider the lilies how they grow: they toil not, neither do they spin; and yet I say unto you, that Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.
Side 250 - Take the wings Of morning, pierce the Barcan wilderness, Or lose thyself in the continuous woods Where rolls the Oregon, and hears no sound Save his own dashings —yet the dead are there...
Side 177 - For the benefit of those of my readers who have not seen one of those "institutions," I will endeavor to give a brief description.

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