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INDEX.

A.

Aberaethy, Life of , . . 771

Adventure in tho Levant . . . 239

Alnwick Castle, and the Border

Wars 695

Alone in tho World . . . . 353

American Anecdote . . . GOO

Amphitheatre of Verona . . . 408

Annals and Anecdotes of Life As-

surance 440

Ant-Eater, The Qreat-maned . . 807

Apartments of the Venetian Inqui-

sitors . .... 271

Apology for the Ass . . . . 608

Application of Machinery to the

Arts ...... 295

Arago, Sketch of . . . 791

Armenian Banker, The . . . 641
Army of Worms, Tho . . . 709
Arthur Sutherlaud's Two Jour-
neys 010, 602

"Astral Wonders . . . . 261

Acdobon, The House of . . 300

Australia, Life in . 214,231,253,2*5

Australia, Zoological Curiosities of 486

Australian File 340

Australian Mails . . . .813

Australian Travel, Incidents of, 673, 689

""Australian Vegetation, Marvels of 519

-Aztec Children, The . . . . 596

B.

Bajtks Ihb THl!«3: —

Tfoisnici 521

Fulham Palace . . . .501
Hampton Court . . 581, 600

Richmond 553

Skra House .... 538

-"Twickenham 508

Walton to Runnyinede . . 616

Barber (The) in the East . . 197

E* Is and Bedding . . . .227

£l£l£I*GHitf AHD HE& MiStTAt-
TDES3 :—

1. The Town of Birmingham . 0

2. The Iron Country—Nailors—

Smelting—Puddling— Roll-

ing 24

3. Works of Messrs. Fox and

Henderson . . . . 39

1. Glass Works of Messrs.

Chance .... 55

5. Buttons 89

9. Gillotfs Steel Pons -Hooks

and Eyes—Pius ... 108

7. Electrotype Processes . . 126

3, Messrs. Oslor's Establishment 133

9. Papier Mache — Gold and

Jewellery Works . . .151

10. Cut Nails 173

11. Fire-arms aud Svrords—Con-

clusion .... 202

Blind as a Mole 631

Blood Parasite, Tho ... 63

Erhi^ng the Kilo . . . . 239

Butcher-Boy, Tho. . . .843

Bv-gono Days of Pestilence at

York 728

C.

Cab (The) Question . . . . 581

Canvas* City, The .... 508
Capital and Labour . . . . 598
«*Captivity among the Giants of Pata-
gonia 347

Census, The late . 670, 683, 700

Chapter on Spirits . . . . 477

Chapter upon Snakes . . . 796

"toattworth, a Day at . . . 491

Chatswortb, Tho Grund Conserva-
tory of 538

China under three Emperors . . 710

Chronicles of ft Clay Farm . . 405

Clarke, Mr. W. F., the Engineer . 383
Climb to tho highest Point in

Enropo .... 405, 481

Coating Iron with Copper . . 128
Commauder M'Clure and tho

North-west Passage . . . 757

Conversation upon the Caterpillar 277

Coronation of George iv. . . . 718
Critical Days in tho Histories of

Nations 558

Cure of Disease, by Royal Touoh 175

■Curious Facts about Shell-fish . 101

Curious Petrifactions . . . 687

Curiosities of the Human Hair . 358

■Curiosities of Railway Locomotion 620

Custom of the 20th of May . . 307

D.

-Darien Canal . . . . . 311

Drifts of the Ocean , . .781

E.

^Edinburgh fifty years ago
Eighteenth (The) of November .
Elizabeth Kulman—a Russian Pro-
digy

Elliott, Ebenezor, a last Visit to
Emperor Mouk, The
Episode in tho reign of Louis It
Era in the Life of Jesse Grant
Ericsson's Calorio Ship

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Escape from St. Bartholomew

Massacre 663

Evening at the Socioty of Arts . 337
Evening of Life . . . . 498

Exiles in Siberia . . . .174

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Life iu an Hospital
Lively Lecture on Shop Windows
Living Epistles ....
Logic of the Life . ...
London Fifty Years A go

^London Fog

Longfellow's Poetical Works

Loo-Choo

Look Out!

M.

Madras Hawker .... 385

Magical Trip to tho Diggings . . 163

Man (The) of Perverted Talents . 102

Man (The) of Business . . 333

Murk tho End of tho Upright . . 703

Massacre of tho Janizaries . . 481

Miracle of Modern Times . . 673

Motto (The) on the Sundial . . 886

Mountain Moal and Fossil Flour . 005

Mouse and the Merchant . . 'l-")7

Murder will out . . . .767

My Kncounter with a Buffalo . . 556
"M, Mother, Mother, Mother"... ,223

S.

Nat Norton's Will; or, the Legacy

Hunters .... 257,273
Nautical Almanack for the Year

1855 £

Negro Almanack-Maker • • • «
Never Cross a Bridgo until you

come to it . . • • TM.
New Years Day in Stockholm . . 44
NieoU. Itobert . . ■ 823. 837
Night in Tasmania . . 122,139

Not ..... • j;

.Nut lor Infidelity to Crack . ,. &"

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Oa*is of tho Lybian Desert

Obstinate Shop, The

Old Humphrey on Mitigations

7 IS

■:>u

88

Old Humphrey on Birthdays 111

Old Humphrey's Visit to Del voir

Castle 811

Old House (The) at Dunkenfleld 177,103

Opium Factory at l'atna, . • 287

Oriental Marriages . ■ . . 120

Ornamental Tiles . . . 713

Our Cabs and Mlusses, with a word

for their Drivers . • . • 436
Out our way- 318

Pasha's Fipe-Bearcr . . . 769

Patriarch of Modern Science

(Humboldt) .... 156

Peep into a Jail . . . MO

Perpetual Motion .... 701

Peter Straussel's Lesson ... 209

Philosophy of Common Things —

Rain 30

Philosophy of Trifles . . . 656

Fic-Nic (A) in Australia . . 626

Pictures of Military Lite in Algeria 048

Planetary Observations in the East 603

Plea for tho Great Sea Serpent . 118

Pleasant Railway Companion . . 313

Poktwt :—

A Child's Address to the Snow . 80

Turn tho Carpet; or, tho Two

Weavers

Stop and Think . . . .

The Souls uf tlio Children .

A Peasant's Reply .

Fear of Death Removed

Tho Snowdrop . . . .

Song of the Spring

The Wind's "Voices . • •

The Yoy.ige of Life .

Poetry of Homo . . • .

Christian Courage

The Sunset

The Wayfaring Man of Grief .

On Seeing a Daisy, when con-

fined by Sickness" . . .

Flowers . .

llnrp of Pitcairii . . . .

Is there an Unbeliever?

"Your Fathers, where are they?

-Poor Man's Saturday Night in

London .... 12v»,

Pompeii

Poultry Mania, Tho . . . .

Power of Example *

Friei?b>ss Diamond . . . .

Prison Seem** Twenty Years Ago

Facndo-Druidkal Hocka • .

107

12H

113

185

207.*'

331
163

475

576

576

007

*;.*.*»

fiVi

s-tit

BJ1

17

078
2uO

Uailway Signals and Colour Blind-

Mi 128

Rain 36

Keeent English Utopias . . 036

Hofugcos of tho Black Forest, in
Eight Chapters, 1,17, 33, 19, 65,

SI, 07, 113

Remarkable Year, Tho . . 581

Remarkable Escape . . . . 623

Reporter in the British Senate

715, 746, 7B1

Restlessness of Worldly Minds -179

Restored Daughter . . 401,-117

Results of Biblical Criticism . . 654

Reward of Integrity . . . 211

Rome's Treatment of Science . 171
Roof of tho World . . .613

Rotterdam, Ramble to . . 62

Royal Captive of Carisbrook . 283

Rules for Home Education . . 47

Scepticism—a Tale . . .37*

Scott, Sir Walter . . . . 6S8

Sea (The); its Distribution, Depth,

Extent, and Level . . . 573
Secret of Happiness . . . 303

Self-possession iu Moments of

Peril . . ,. . . .391
Shades of Tub Departed :—

John Howard . . . . 73

Edmund Burke . . . .305

Shakspeare Anticipated . . . 181

Shopkocping upon Two Principles 31->

Sister Martha .... 881

Spider-catching Fly of Vnn Dic-

mcit's Land CI

Staffordsuibb roTTBniEs, Visit lo

the:—

1. Borough of Stoke-upon-Trent 3G0

2. Glance at the Rise and Pro-

gress ot tho Potter's Art in

Britain .... 374

3. A Morning at Copland's . . 410

4. Ditto: aud Mintou's Tilo

Works . .421

Ornamental Tiles . . , . 712

Story of a Tea-Kettle . . . 112

Stream (The) and its Flowers . . 387

Subterranoan Romo . . 328,3441

Subtcrrauean London . . . 451

Sweotlips, the Wild Elephant . 77

Temple at Paris . . . .416

PAGB

Temple Bar and its Ornaments of

tho " Good Old Times" . . 380

Things Worth Remembering, 223,

431. 417, 527, Oil, G33

Thoughts for "Fast Young Men" 306
Tiger Beetles . . . .319

To London and Back . . . 5:12
Touch (A) of the Mysterious . 4
Toussaint, the Kegro Liberator of

irayti .... 218,231

Trip with the Tartar, from Stam-

1k.mi1 to Aleppo . . . . 225

Turkish Coffee-house . . . 44i)

Twenty-four Hours of London 705,

721, 737, 753

Two Paths, The . . . .713

U.

Uncle John's Story . ... 775
Unconscious Preceptor, Tho • 403
Useful Counsel 240

V.

Value of Things Wasted . . . 373

Yandyko 691

Varieties, 144, 176, 192, 208, 224,
258, 272, 304, 338, 352, 384, 400,
432, 448, 464, 480, 512, 628, 544,
500, 592, 608, 624. 640, G5fl, 072,
688, 704, 720, 752,768, 784, 816, 832

Village Tale . . 731, 743, 761

Visit to Walmer Castlo . . . 105

Visit (Our) to Apsley House . . 137

Visit to Berkley Castle . . 215

Visit to the Treasury of Peru . 369

Visit to a Guano Island . . . -4:13

Visit to Stonehenge . . . 657

Visit to a Spanish Olive Farm . 799

Visit to Waterloo ... 839

Visitors and Visitees . . . 297

\V.

Walkinff-Stieks .... 523

Wanted, a Governess 785, 801, 817, 833

Webster, Daniel, Anecdotes of . Ill

Weil-Dressings, The . . . 203

Wellington's ;Duke of) Funeral . 13

Wellington (Duke of) at Church . 125

West India Mail Packet . . . '.'3

What a Typhus Fever did in our

Village l»l

What is Sand? 635

Who was Thomas Paiue? . .004
Winter Plants: tho Ivy . . . 7
Wolf Story, A ' . . .619
Wonders of Railway Construction. 107
World's (The) Benefactor . . 16
Worth Imitating . . . .513
Written Hocks of Sinai . . . 759

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