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Love's Looking-Glass. By Astley H. Baldwin

240

The Secret Name. By S. II. Bradbury (“Quallon")...

273

Miseries of Dramatic Authorship. By a Dramatic Author

274

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. By W. Clark Russell

282

The Skein. By Robert Buchanan....

288

From Regent Street to Broadway. By Henry Sedley

289

The Young Men of To-Day. By the Author of the “Gentle Life".

296

Penny Wise and Pound Foolish. By John Hollingshead.

303

A Confession. By Alice Cary

310

England to America : A Christmas Greeting. By II. Savile Clarke

350

Flesh and Tinsel

353

Choosing. By William Sawyer.....

362

A Word about Waits and Christmas Carols. By Thomas Archer

The Gallery at Drury Lane Theatre, London, on Boxing Night." By E. L.

Blanchard ........

369

Christmas in the Count's Folly. By Clement W. Scott

373

New Year's-Day in New York. By George Augustus Sala

381

A Strange Christmas Gume. By Mrs. J. H. Riddell...

391

Christmas Hymn for America

400

Public Statues in London. By Francis Turner Palgrave

429, 522

Emigrants in America. By Robert Tomes

437

Provincial Dramatic Critics Criticised

445

Mrs. Holmes Grey. By William M. Rossetti......

449

International Prejudices. By Henry Sedley

460

New York Theatres. By Molyneux St. John

473, 517, 801

A Valentine

480

London Newspapers. By Heury Sedley

500

Women's Novels

504

The Story of 'Lorn Light. By Tom Hood

512

Wall Street and American Finance. By Robert Tomes

532

Change. By Dora Greenwell

552

The New York Press. By Robert Tomes

582

The Land of Might Have Been. By the Rer. H. C. Adums.........

591

Trotting and Sleighing in New York. By George Augustus Sala

593

Theatrical Management. By John Hollingshead

602

Gages d'Amour: An Old Story. By J. Ashby Sterry

609

Early History of Nova Scotiu. By Charles Knight

610

Curtains. By W. W. Fenn

017

LIST OF FULL-PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS.

FRONTISPIECE and TITLE-PAGE.

He found himself set in saddle in the midst of a clump of spears...to face page

Holland House.......

In the Season

He came to the ground with a dull, ominous crash,

Nicholas at the Exposition

The room in which Addison died

At the first shock both horses sunk on their haunches, but only one recovered

himself

Running down to Brighton

The Bourreaux completed their office as quickly as might be, and bound the

prisoner's four limbs securely—each to a rope harness—with the leathern

thongs

The Skein ....

And the next instant the narrow stair was thronged with armed men

Flesh and Tinsel

The Gallery of Drury Lane Theatre, London, on Boxing Night...........

Then from under the dark robe a bright flash ; and with one smothered shriek

the girl sank sideways to the ground......

“They stood beside the coffin's foot and head,

Both gazed in silence, with bowed faces-Grey

With bony chin pressed into bony throat”,

In a very few seconds, Brakespeare had wrenched himself loose, and one long

swing of his brawny arms launched the unhappy page sheer into the air,

like a stone from a petrary

The Story of 'Lorn Light

She stooped and kissed him twice or thrice

Trotting and Sleighing in New York.........

Messer Marco rose up too, and with his strong arm, thrust the priest back

rudely into his chair.......

The Free Companion dragged his victim across the deck, through the skirts of

the throng, and plunged over the weather bulwark.......

Trinity Church, New York

“Help!” screamed the Colonel. “ Murder! Police ! Fire! Thieves !"

I was leaning over the balustrade of the terrace, when I felt a little hand, soft

and warm as the breast of a dove, fall gently upon mine

The Academy of Music and the Old Bowery Theatre ....

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