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LITERARY AND PHILOSOPHIC REVIEW.
JANUARY TO JUNE, 1880.
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INDEX TO VOL. V.
Anglo-Indian Poets, Some, 573.
Art Work in Glass, 72.
Blackie, John Stuart, 51.
Bowie, A. G., 348.
Byron, Lord, The Fame of, 224.
Carpenter, Mary, 356.
Churchman, A Great, 483.
Collins, Mabel, 9, 167, 292, 411, 532,
Cook, Keningale, 7, 271, 492, 728.
The Bishop of Manchester, 452.
Æsop, Fables. Facsimile, 382.
Berens, E. M. Myths and Legends of
Capron, J. R. Aurora.
Dixon, W. Hepworth. Royal Windsor,
Dowden, E. English Men of Letters,
Emerson, R. W. Parnassus, 383.
Gilfillan, George. Life of Burns, 124.
Greg, Percy. Across the Zodiac, 631.
Hopps, John Page. Beside the Still
Houstoun, Mrs. Twenty Years in the
Kempis, Thomas à. Imitation of Christ.
Amalie von Lasaulx, 763.
Owen, Rev. Robert. Sanctorale Catholi-
Rémusat, Madame de, Memoirs of, 630.
Robin's Carol, 123.
Salamanca, Felix de. The Philosophy
La Sainte Bible, 118.
The Journeys and
Wright. Court Hand Restored, 117.
Plato, a Ray from the Sphere of,
Hullah, John, Contemporary Por-
Ireland in 1880, 77, 236.
Ireland, Agitation in, from a Land- Quatrains from the Persian, 747.
Parable, A, 347.
Religion called Christian, On Two
Scotch Lassie, My, 51.
Oxford, 98, 373, 504, 624, 752.
Dublin, 101, 374, 506, 754.
St. Andrew's, 376.
Coimbra, 110, 246, 626, 756.
Tarleton, Francis A., LL.D.
Tinted Spectacles, The Land of,
Too Red a Dawn, 167, 292, 411,
Traducianism and Metempsychosis,
Trent, A. G., 334.
Two Beauties, 34.
Universities to Religion, The Rela-
University Theatricals, a Peep
Unscientific Dialogue, An, 1, 265,
Pet Name, Her; Words for Music, Wrong Place, In the, 29.
Plague, The Last, 623.
Xantippe; A Fragment, 592.
HAVING Occasion to go one Sunday from one part of Kent to another, I found that I could save some fourteen miles of railway journey, and nearly an hour in time, by walking across from one station to a parallel one on the other line of railway, instead of proceeding to London Bridge and exchanging from one carriage to another. The day was unusually fine, and the walk was a decided improvement on the train, as far as enjoyment was concerned. As I was inquiring at the station where I left the line as to the way to take, a tall, rather high-shouldered man, with a pair of piercing eyes, a wide mouth, and a large but somewhat upturned nose, who had travelled in the same train, but not in the same carriage with me, came up and said, "Going to station? So am I. I can show you the way, if you like to step out." Rather pleased with the idea of a companion, I thanked the stranger, whom I may as well call the Doctor, for such I found reason to believe him to be. "It is a nice day for a brisk walk," said I. "I see that Dr. Parkes, or Sparkes, or somebody in the Nineteenth Century, says a man should take as much exercise in the day as is equal to a duty of 150 foot
tons. I have no notion what that means, but I should think it means a good bit of walking."
"Oh," said the Doctor, "I can easily explain that if you wish to know."
"I should be very glad," said I, "for I have observed how one fails to understand a subject very often for want of a very little simple explanation.”
"It means," said my companion, "the amount of work necessary to raise a ton for 150 feet, or 150 tons for one foot, which comes to the same thing."
But," said I, "I have no idea that I could raise a ton for one foot, let alone 150."
"Probably not, if you put it in that way," said the Doctor. "But look at it thus: how much do you weigh ?"
"I am not sure,” said I.
"I should say about 11st. 71b. or 8lb.," said he. "But we average people at 15 to the ton. Now. suppose you were to walk up a hill 150 feet high, you would have raised the fifteenth part of a ton for 150 feet. That would be the same thing in work-or duty, as it is called-as to raise one ton for ten feet. It would be ten foot-tons of work."