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Harries, Henry: The Great Storm of 1703, an Anniversary Study
Harris, Ada L.: A Romance of Barker's Buildings
Henham, Ernest G. : The Frozen Man
Henne, Mrs. H. Meyer : A Triangular Duet
Heron, E. and H. : Smoxford's Atonement
How to Scan a Prospectus. By Hartley Withers
Humorous Side of Clerical Life (The). By the Rev. Stewart F. L.

Bernays :


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Lang, Andrew : Some Spies .

Laughing Aspen. By G. L. Calderon

Legal Proceedings against Animals. By Dr. E. T. Withington .



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Mackail, J. W.: Piers Ploughman and English Life in the Fourteenth



Maitland, Ella Fuller : The Thoughts of Clara Goodall

Mansergh, Mrs. Henry: Materfamilias


Marston Moor, an Anniversary Study. By C. H. Firth


Materfamilias. By Mrs. Henry Mansergh

Mechanism of the Stock Exchange (The)


Merriman, Henry Seton : In Kedar's Tents (Chapters xix.-xxx.), 126,


270, 414, 559
More Humours of Clerical Life. By the Rev. Stewart I'. L. Bernays 805
Murray, The late Sir Charles : Adventures with the Pawnees


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Pages from a Private Diary

114, 258, 403, 549, 685, 817

Parrot Story (A). By Miss Mary Kingsley


Paston, George : The Art of Portrait-Painting in Words


Pelota. By Charles Edwardes


Peninsula and Waterloo (The), Memories of an Old Rifleman. By
Major-General Sir Edmund F. Du Cane, K.C.B..

Phillips, J. S. Ragland: Why John Dowlande went Over-sea

Phillpotts, Eden : “Nubby' Tomkins

Piers Ploughman and English Life in the Fourteenth Century. By
J. W. Mackail.


Poverty of the Clergy (The). By the Rev. H. C. Beeching


Powell, G. H.: Tavender's Last Term .

Radon, Horace : Lord Gilberthorpe's Proposal .


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

Sepoy Revolt at Delhi (The), May 1857, a Personal Narrative. By
Col. E. Vibart

304, 447, 603
Shand, A. I.: A Wit of the Regency, Lord Alvanley


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JULY 1897.



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
26 John Field, musician, b. 1782.
27 Bank of England incorporated, 1694.

John Dalton, chemist, d. 1844.
28 Source of the Nile discovered by Speke and Grant, 1862.

The Atlantic cable laid, 1866.
29 John Caius, physician and scholar, d. 1573,
30 The defence of Arrah, 1857.
31 Defeat of Van Tromp by Monk, 1653.

(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.

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