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Down, T. C.: Through to the Klondike
Du Cane, Major-General Sir Edmund F., K.C.B.: The Peninsula
and Waterloo, Memories of an Old Rifleman .
Duels of All Nations. By James Pemberton Grund :
V. Duelling in the British Isles
Falkiner, C. Litton : Sir Boyle Roche .
Famous Trials. By J. B. Atlay: The King against Burke and
Firth, C. H.: Marston Moor, an Anniversary Study
Fitchett, Rev. W. H. : The Battle of Minden, an Anniversary Study
Fortescue, Hon. J. W.: Agincourt, an Anniversary Study
French Prisoners at Portchester. By the Rev. John Vaughan
Genesis of Gold-Fields Law in Australia (The). By Rolf Boldrewood 6
Gentle Adviser (A). By E. V. Lucas .
Graves, Alfred Perceval : Tennyson in Ireland, a Reminiscence . 5
Great Storm of 1703 (The), an Anniversary Study. By Henry Harries 5
Grund, James Pemberton : Duels of All Nations:
V. Duelling in the British Isles
Harries, Henry: The Great Storm of 1703, an Anniversary Study
Lang, Andrew : Some Spies .
Laughing Aspen. By G. L. Calderon
Legal Proceedings against Animals. By Dr. E. T. Withington .
Leigh Hunt: An Unpublished Letter from-Aurora Leigh .
London Game-shops (The). By C. J. Cornish
Lord Gilberthorpe's Proposal. By Horace Rawdon
Loss of the Philip Herbert' (The). By A. H. Norway
Lucas, E. V.: A Gentle Adviser.
Mackail, J. W.: Piers Ploughman and English Life in the Fourteenth
Maitland, Ella Fuller : The Thoughts of Clara Goodall
Marston Moor, an Anniversary Study. By C. H. Firth
Materfamilias. By Mrs. Henry Mansergh
Merriman, Henry Seton : In Kedar's Tents (Chapters xix.-xxx.), 126,
270, 414, 559
Some Fragments from the Recollections of
Parrot Story (A). By Miss Mary Kingsley
Paston, George : The Art of Portrait-Painting in Words
Peninsula and Waterloo (The), Memories of an Old Rifleman. By
Poverty of the Clergy (The). By the Rev. H. C. Beeching
Powell, G. H.: Tavender's Last Term .
Redemption of the · Friends' Adventure' (The). By Walter Wood 654
Romance of Barker's Buildings (A). By Ada L. Harris
Romance of Race (The). By Grant Allen
304, 447, 603
Shiel, M. P.: A Night in Venice
Silvester, Katharine : Bella's Mr. Borwick
Sir Boyle Roche. By C. Litton Falkiner
Sir Charles Murray's Adventures with the Pawnees
Smoxford's Atonement. By E. and H. Heron
Some Fragments from the Recollections of the late Sir Charles Murray
Some Spies. By Andrew Lang
Tavender's Last Term. By G. H. Powell
Vaughan, Rev. John: French Prisoners at Portchester
Vibart, Colonel E.: The Sepoy Revolt at Delhi, May 1857, a Personal
Why John Dowlande went Over-sea. By J. S. Ragland Phillips
Wit of the Regency (A.), Lord Alvanley. By A. I. Shand
Withers, Hartley : How to Scan a Prospectus
Withington, Dr. E. T.: Legal Proceedings against Animals
THE ENGLISHMAN'S CALENDAR.
1 The defeat of Hyder Ali by Sir Eyre Coote, 1781.
The Dominion of Canada formed, 1867. 2 Battle of Marston Moor, 1644.
Sir Robert Peel, statesman, d. 1850. 3 York Minster completed, 1472. 4 Sir Henry Lawrence, Indian statesman, d. 1857. 5 Abolition of the Star Chamber, 1641. 6 Sir Thomas More, Lord Chancellor, executed, 1535.
Lord Chancellor Cottenham appointed the second time, 1836. 7 Waverley published, 1814.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan, dramatist and orator, d. 1816. 8 Robert South, divine, d. 1716.
Tom Cribb, pugilist, b. 1781. 9 John Bull, musician, 1586. 10 Sir William Blackstone, judge and legal writer, b. 1723. 11 Lord Metcalfe, Indian civilian, appointed Governor of Jamaica, 1839. 12 Patent for Hargreaves' spinning jenny, 1770. 13 Lord Russell tried for high treason, 1683. 14 Richard Bentley, scholar and critic, d. 1742. 15 Charter of the Royal Society, 1662.
Inigo Jones, arcbitect, b. 1573. 16 Sir Joshua Reynolds, painter, b. 1723. 17 The second Earl Grey, statesman, d. 1845.
Defeat of Nana Sahib at Cawnpore by Havelock, 1957. 18 William Makepeace Thackeray, novelist, b. 1811.
Jane Austen, novelist, d. 1817. 19 Spanish Armada sighted in the Channel, 1588. 20 Sir Richard Owen, naturalist, b. 1804. 21 Matthew Prior, poet, b. 1664.
Robert Burns, poet, d. 1796. 22 Sir Thomas Cavendish, circumnavigator, 1586. 23 Capture of Gibraltar by Admiral Sir George Rookc, 1704. 24 John Philpot Curran, lawyer and orator, b. 1750. 25 Charles Dibdin, song writer, d. 1814. VOL. III.—NO. 13, N.S.
25 Samuel Taylor Coleridge, poet and philosopher, d. 1831
John Dalton, chemist, d. 1844.
The Atlantic cable laid, 1866.
(2) Of all the battles of the Civil War, this is memorable as having first proved the quality of Cromwell's Ironsides. Englishmen of whatever party must be proud of the invincible warriors sprung from the very substance of the nation. (8) South is one of the best of our prose writers. His style in its perfect lucidity, witty common sense, and light touch of unemphasised irony, is nearer Voltaire's than that of any other Englishman. Tom Cribb stands as the representative of a sport so peculiarly English, which played for long so important a part in our national development, and was supported and fostered by so many of our great men, that it deserves a niche in the national remembrance. Mr. Boase, in his account of Cribb in the National Biography, says that as a professor of his art he was matchless, and in his observance of fair play he was never excelled; he bore a character of unimpeachable integrity and unquestionable humanity. (9) The date on which Bull took his musical degree at Oxford. (22) Cavendish started on this day for his voyage round the world. (30) This is the story of how a dozen or so of Englishmen, none of them soldiers, with fifty Sikhs, defended themselves for a week in a two-storeyed billiard-room against some eight or ten thousand foes, until relieved by Sir Vincent Eyre.
J. M. S.