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NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE.

VOLUME LIV.

DECEMBEK, 1876, TO MAY, 1877.

NEW YOKK:
HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS,
327 to 335 PEARL STREET,

FRISKMN SQCARB.

1877.

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AFRICA.—See "Cameron's Journey across Africa" 866

ANIMALS, THE DISTRIBUTION OF \ <S. S. Conant 519

ILLUSTRATIONS.

The Alps of Central Europe, with character- A Brazilian Forest, with characteristic Mam

istlc Animals 620 malia 528

Characteristic Animals of North China 821 A Malayan Forest, with some of Its peculiar

Characteristic Animals of East Africa 624 Birds 628

ANSWER FOR ME if. H. Stoddard 224

ART IN ENGLAND, CONTEMPORARY S.G.W. Benjamin 161

ILLUSTRATIONS. •

Winter (O. H. Boughton) 161 Missing (Elizabeth Thompson) 170

Esther's Banquet (Edward Armitage) 163 Vicat Cole 1T1

J.C.Hook... 164 J.E.Millais 1T1

"Luff, Boy, luff I" (J. C. Hook) 164 F. Leighton 172

The Huguenot Lovers (MUlais) 168 "What d'ye lack, Madam ?" (John Pettie).. 172

The First Whisper (Alma Tadema) 166 The Golden Age (E. I. Poynter) 178

CEnone: a Sketch (E. Bnrne Jones) 167 H. S. Marks, from a Portrait by W. W. Ouless 174

The Light of the World (Holman limit) 168 The Princess and Pelicans (H. S. Marks) 176

Hoi man Hunt 168 Pillars of Terra Cotta, South Kensington... 176

Thomas Faed 169 Tile Mantel (Brown, Westhead Moore, and

The Mitherless Bairn (Thomas Faed) 169 Company) 177

Elizabeth Thompson 170 Landseer Plate 179

ART IN FRANCE, CONTEMPORARY S. G. IT. Benjamin 481

ILLUSTRATIONS.

The Oranges 461 Francesca di Rimini (Alexandre Cabanel).. 493

Beggar Girl (Merle) 481 Jean Francois Millet 494

Je>m Leon Qerflme 483 Constant Troyon 494

L'Emlnencc Grise (J. L. Gerome) 483 Portrait of General Prim (Henri Reguault). 495

Jean Lonls Ernest Meissonier 484 Rosa Bonhcnr 496

Hippoiytc Adolphe Taine 484 Plowing in Nivernais (Rosa Bonhcnr) 496

La Vedette (Meissonier) 485 "Caquetage"—Tittle-Tattle 497

M.Bonnat 486 Jules Adolphe Breton 497

The Advance Guard (A. do Neuville) 486 The Retreat (Edouard Detaille) 498

Gypsy Girl (Vernct Lecomte) 487 An entertaining Story (V. Chevilllard) 499

Expectation (Toulraonche) 488 L'Aurore (Jean Lonia Hamon) 800

Peace (Gustave Dore) 489 The Dance (Jean Baptism Carpeaux) 601

Gustave Dore 490 Jean Baptiste Carpeaux 801

Return of the Flock (Jacques) 490 Foot of Grand Staircase of NcwOpera-Ilouse,

Llncendle—Chicago Fire (Baugulet) 491 Paris 602

Hunting with Falcons in Algeria 492 Ceiling of the Auditorium of the New OperaAlexandre Cabanel 493 House (Lenepvcu) 603

ASPIRATIONS Mr*. J. G. Burnett 341

ATLANTIC ISLANDS, A SUMMER CRUISE AMONG THE Dr. A. L. Gihon 546, 664

ILLUSTRATIONS.

Msp of the Azores, or Western Isles 847 Tenerlfe Beggar 666

Map of Fayal and Pico 648 Map of Tenerlfe 666

Hospital of Villa Franca do Campo 649 Map of the Canary Islands 666

Loo Rock and Fnnchal Roads, Madeira 652 Woman of Tenerife 667

Western Suburbs of Funchal 653 Plaza de la Constltuclon, Santa Cruz .*.. 663

Hammock-riding in Madeira 854 Group of Chuzas (native nuts) near Laguna 669

ThcBueyCart 654 City of San Juan Orotava 871

The Mountain Sled 555 Botanic Gardens, Orotava 674

Map of the Madeira Islands 655 Bird Island, St. Vincent 678

Church of Nosss Senhora do Monte 556 Map of the Cape Verd Islands 674

Peak of Tenerife 664 Washington's Head, St, Vincent 676

Tenerife Costume 666

BAEBADOES A. Van Chef 335

ILLUSTRATIONS.

Windmill and Boiling-House 8S6 The Ice-house Corner, Broad Street, BridgeCottage in the Suburbs of Bridgetown 886 town 8S8

Near Bridgetown, from the Sea 887 ADonkeyCart 389

In"Scotland" 888 Coming in to Market 890

BARN-YARD, ROMANCE OF A Harriet Pretcott Spofford 446

BIRDS, OUR FAMILIAR Mary Treat 656, 785

ILLUSTRATIONS.

The Bath 656 Baltimore Orioles—the Mates 658

TheVireo 657 WoodPewee 689

Scarlet Tanagcr 657 House Sparrow 689

i FamiliarContinued.

>Bird'sNest 680 The great Carolina Wren T88

Cat-Bird 661 Fruit of the Spanish-Bayonet 787

The Robin 662 The Cardinal-Grosbeak 788

The draped Nest 663 Klildee Plover 789

The Mocking-Bird 783 Kingfisher 780

The Spanish-Bayonet in Flower 786

"BLENNERHASSET, AND WHO WASf" J. S. C. Abbott 347

ILLUSTRATIONS.

Blennerbasset's Home 84S Moonlight on the Ohio 853

Blennerbasset's Island 349 Flight of Mrs. Blenncrhassct 856

Mrs. Blennerhasset's Ride to Marietta 351

BLUEBIRD SINGS, THE SONG THAT THE Elliott Couei 891

BOOK OF GOLD, THE J. T. Trowbridge 65

ILLUSTRATIONS.

"Over the Counter, Spectacles on Nose, old "His own good Mother from her Easy-Chair

Richard stooped" 65 watches the Baby Maurice on the Floor" 69

"'Hope evermore! love evermore!' they "' Art thou the Christ V he cries" 70

Blng" 67 Toll-Piece 72

BOYS AND GIRLS Porte Crayon 19

ILLUSTRATIONS.

Science versns Mother Goose 19 Too fast 25

Queen Petticoat 20 The little Man 45

Little Mother 20 The Chub 26

The Queen of Society 21 The Brat 27

The little Housewife 21 Gymnastics 28

The Rescue 22 "Done stung hlsself wid a Bumbly-Boe"... 29

The Miner's Picclola 23 The Dram-Major 80

TheftrstLove 24 TheWhelp 30

Boots 24 Monntaineers 31

Curiosity :25 The Artist's Son 82

CAMERON'S JOURNEY ACROSS AFRICA A.M. Guernsey 866

ILLUSTRATIONS.

Floating Islands on Lake Tanganyika 866 Nyangwe, from the River 874

Tembo and Mjmramusi-Trecs 867 Russuna and one of his Wives 875

Wapogo Coiffures 868 WaruaGuides 876

Camp.Usokha 869 An African Wedding 876

Entranco to the Lukuga River 872 Slave Gang 877

Heads of the Lake People 872 Domingo's Wife 878

Heads of Men of Monyuema 873

CAPTAIN'S SACRIFICE, THE C. D. Clark 123

CATSKILLS, AT THE GATEWAY OF THE Ernest Ingcrsoll 816

ILLUSTRATIONS.

Bishop's Falls, on the Esopus 816 Enos Brown at Home 821

Shokan Maiden spinning 817 Setting the Trap 822

Branch of the Esopus below old Shokan... 818 Who Start from Brown's Cabin 823

TheoldMIll 819 Baiting the Trap 824

A Bear Wallow, or Drinking-Placc 820 Mrs. Brown, a la Diana 824

CAWS AND EFFECT Rev. Washington Gladden 374

CHRISTMAS, MISS TRUEPENNY'S FORTIETH Mrs. Frank iPCarthy 265

CITY, THE Edgar Fawcett 445

CLOUDS Edgar Fawcett 18

COACH, THE CHIMERA OF THE A.P.C. 686

COLUMBUS, THE HOME OF O. M. Spencer 1

ILLUSTRATIONS.

Christopher Colnmbus 1 Bnnqnet Hall, King's Palace 10

View of Genoa from the Heights 2 View in the Pallaviclnl Gardens 11

Caravels of the fifteenth Century 3 The Campo Santo 12

Reputed Birth-Place of Columbus 4 An upper Gallery, Campo Santo 13

Room where Columbus Is sold to have been An inner Gallery, Campo Santo 13

bom 5 Mazzini's Birth-Place 14

A Genoese Wool-Comber 6 Giuseppe Mazzini 15

Cogolcto 6 Tomb of Mazzlnl 16

Monument to Columbus 7 Ginaeppe Verdi 18

Bust, Autograph Letters, etc., of Colnmbus. 8 Ernesto Camillo Sivorl 16

Puganini's Violin 9 A Palace Entrance 17

Nlcolo Paganlnl 10 Coat cf Arms of Columbus 18

COMO IN MAY M. G. V. S. 915

CRANIOLOGIST, A (with Two Illustrations) John Esten Cooke 227

DAVID, FfiLICIEN (with Portrait) Moncure D. Conway 206

DEACON'S LAMENT, THE OLD.—Seo "Old Deacon's Lament" 225

DINING-ROOM, KITCHEN AND Helen S. Conant 424

DOLLY, ABOUf (with One Illustration) Rose Terry Cooke 557

EDITOR'S DRAWER.

Drawer port December 157 Drawer Tor March 628

Drawer For January 316 Drawer For April 780

Drawer For February 477 Drawer For May 932

EDITOR'S EASY CHAIR.

Chair For December 144 Chair For March 611

Chair For January 299 Chair For April 763

Chair For February 462 Chair For May 916

EDITOR'S HISTORICAL RECORD.

United States Congress: Opening of the Second

Session of Forty-fourth Congress, 476; 8. J. Randall Speaker of the House, 476; Colorado, 476, 627, 779; Appropriation Bills, 476, 627, 779, 931; President's Salary, 476; Silver Coinage, 478, 627; Inquiries into the Election in the South, 476; President Grant and the Report of the Louisiana Commiltee, 476; Electoral Bills, 476, 626, 779; Passage of the Joint Commission Electoral Bill, and Appointment of the Commissioners, 779; Meeting of the Joint Convention to count the Vote, 779; Hayes and Wheeler declared elected, 931; President Grant's last Annual Message, and Reports of Departments, 476; Declaration of the Lonisiana Returning Board, 476; Electoral Vote cast, 476; South Carolina's rival Governors and Legislatures, 476; Extradition with Great Britain, 627; Election of Senators Blaine, Wlndom, Ferry, Garland, Saunders, Hoar, and Bailey, 627; David Davis and Benjamin H. Hill, 779; Message on Specie Payments, 779; Senator Sherman's Specie Payments Bill, 779; Resumption Bill laid over, 931; National Museum Bill passed, 779; Adjournment of Forty-fourth Congress, 931. Hayes and Wheeler inaugurated, 931. Spinal Session of the United States Senate, 931. Cabinet Appointments, 931. Adjournment of the Senate, 931. President Hayes's Inaugural Address, 931. Elections: Ohio, 186; Indiana, 106; West Virginia, 156; Colorado, 156; Georgia, 156; New Hampshire, 931; Election of Senators Cameron and Matthews, 931; Presidential Election, 315; New York, 315. President Grant's Louisiana Orders, 315. New Hampshire Nominations for Govemor, 627. President Grant's Proclamation and the South Carolina Kine Clubs, 156. Seward Statue, Unveiling of, 156. Centennial Exhibition closed, 315.

Eckope, Mexioo, Aitd Afbioa.—France: Defeat of the Amnesty Bill, and Resignation of the Ministry, 476; Destruction of Vine Cultnre, 931. Great Britain: Queen Victoria proclaimed Empress of India, 627; Opening of Parliament, 779. Germany: Count von Amim's Trial and Sentence, 156; Elco

EDITOR'S LITERARY RECORD.

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, 148. Stanley's History of the Jewish Church, 148. Mrs. Lamb's History of the City of New York, 149. Mercy PJiilbrlck's Choice, 149. Roe's Near to Nature's Heart,

149. Collins's The Two Destinies, 149. The Pilot and His Wife, 150. Mrs. Ollphant'a Phoebe, Junior,

150. Miscellaneous, 150. Longfellow's Poems of Places, 304. Poetical Works of Alice and Phoebe Cary, 305. Wilson's Poets and Poetry of Scotland, 305. The Skeleton In Armor, 305. The Mistress of the Manse, 305. The Village School, 305. Sir Rac, 305. Poems of William Cullen Bryant, 305. Wallace's The Geographical Distribution of Animals, 305. Coffin's The Boys of 76,306. Italy from the Alps to Mount Etna. 300. Manning's American Pictures drawn with Pen and Pencil, 306. The Arctic World Illustrated, 306. Devout Classics, 300. Stothert's French and Spanish Painters, 306. Wild Flowers of America, 307. Hoyden's The Yellowstone National Park, etc, 307. Berjold's Theory of Color, 307. Gems of the Dresden Gallery, 307. The Gallery of Great Artists, 307. Gems of the Gray Collection, 807. The Titian Gallery, 807. The Ancient Mariner, Illustrated by Dore, 307. The Wisdom Series, 807. Juvenile, 807. Schuyler's Tnrkistsn, 467. Autenreith's Homeric Dictionary, 468. Freeman's History of the Norman Conquest of England, Vol. V., 469. Bancroft's History of the United States, Vol. VI., 469. Freeman's History and Conquests of the Saracens, 469. Epochs of History, 469. Blaserna's Theory of Sound, 469. Tyndall's Lessons in Electricity, 469. Packard's Half Hours with Insects, 469. Van Laun'a History of French Literature, 469. Dclrdre,

469. Morley'B Shorter English Poems, 470. L'Art and the Portfolio, 470. Smith's Student's Classical Dictionary, 470. Encyclopedia Brltannlca, Vol. IV.,

470. A Long Time Ago, 470. Mrs. MuloclfcCralk's The Laurel Bush, 470. Noblesse Oblige, 4707 Ellis Gray's Long Ago, 470. Warner's In the Levant, 617. Field's From the Lakes of Killarney to the Golden Hom, 617. Mrs. Stowe's Footsteps of the Master, 617. Mrs. Henderson's Practical Cooking and Dinner Giving, 617. Recent Volumes of Poems, 617. Miss Nancy's Pilgrimage, 618. The Arundel Motto,

EDITOR'S SCIENTIFIC RECORD.

Agriculture, 155, 314,475, 625,929. Anthropology, 153, 312, 474. 776, 927. Astronomy, 151, 308, 471, 621, 773,924. Botany, 313, 475,625,778. Chemistry, 312, 472,623, 775,926. Engineering, 155,314,626,778,929.

tions, 315; Opening of the Reichstag, 779. Holland: Opening of the Grand Ship-Canal, 815. Turkey, the \V ar in: Russian Ultimatum, 156; Warlike Preparations, 315; Rejection of the Proposals of the European Powers, 627; Peace with Servla, 779. 931. Spuin: Cuban Insurrection, 156: Basque Provinces, 315; Electoral Law, 315. Mexico: Re-election of President Lerdo de Tejada, 315; Revolution, and Flight of Lerdo, 476; General Diaz elected President, 931. Abyssinian War, horrible Massacres, 156. Colonel Gordon and the Soudan, 931. The Indian Famine, 627.

Disasters: 156,315,476,627.779,931—Fire on Bark Europa, 156; Nail Mill Explosion^ Pittsburg, 156; Arctic Wnuling SbipB lost, 156; Delaware, Lackawanna, and Western Railroad Accident, 815; Chinese Theatre, San Francisco, Panic, 315; Cyclone In Eastern Bengal, 315; New Orleans Fire, 476; Brooklyn Theatre burned, 476; Burniug of Convent, Quebec, 627; Railroad Accident, Ashtabula, Ohio, 627; Sinking of Steamer Montgomery, 627; Loss of the Gloucester Fishing Fleet, 627; Steamer George Washington lost, 779; Loss of Steamer George Cromwell, 779; Fire in Bolton Colliery, 779; Colliery Explosion in France, 779: Burning of the Waltham Building, New York, 931; Panic in St. Francis Xavler Church, 931.

Ohitoauv: 166, 815, 476, 627, 779, 931—Braxton F. Bragg, 156: James Lick, 156; Rev. John P. Durbin, D.D., 156; Francis P. Blair, Sen., 156; George Alfred Lawrence, 156; Joseph Ernst von Bandel, 156; Cardinal Giacomo Antonelli, 315; General James A. Hardie, 47G; General James W. Nye, 627; Cornelius Vanderhilt,627; Sir Titus Salt, 627; Alexander Bain, 627; Antonio Blitz, 779; Rear Admirals Alden, Wilkes, Bailey, Davis, and Goldsborough, 779; Professor H. B. Smith, 779; Sir William Fergusson, 779; General Nicholas Chaugarnicr, 779; Joel T. Hart, 931; Chief Justice Moses, of Sonth Carolina, 931; Dr. Gurdon Buck, 931; Matilda A. Heron, 931; Madame Octavia Walton Le Vert, 931; Ex-Governor Emory Washburn, 931; Charles Cowden Clarke, 931.

618. My Little Love, 618. Jan of the Windmill, 618. Is That All 1 818. Hale's Philip Nolan's Friends. 618. The Barton Experiment, 618. The Jericho Road,

618. Mrs, Prentiss's The Home at Qreylock, 619. Mrs. Preston's Troubadours and Trouveres, 619. Brace's The Century: its Fruits and its Festival,

619. Bryant's New Library of Poetry and Song, 619. Loring's The Form-yard Club of Jotham, 619. The Coinages of the World, 620. Barrett's The Carlyle Anthology, 620. M1 Adam's The Alphabet in Finance,

620. Button's Essays in Literary Criticism, 620. Brown's Races of Mankind, 620. Busk's Roman Legends, 620. Dodge's The Plains of the Great West, 768. Chambcrs'sMad World, 769. Tennyson's Harold, 769. Frldthjors Saga, 770. Service's Salvation Here and Hereafter, 770. Taylor's Peter the Apostle, 770. Chambers's The Psalter a Witness to the Divine Origin of the Bible, 770. Patten's The Judgment of Jerusalem, 770. Weeks's Jehovah-Jesus, 770. Alberdi's Life and Industrial Labors of William Wheelwright in South America, 771. Black's Madcap Violet, 771. Miss Braddon's Joshua Haggard's Daughter, 771. From Dreams to Waking, 771. Kismet, 771. Sidonie, 771. Verne's Michael Strogoff, 772. Hamerton's Wenderholme, 772. Selections from the Writings of Lord Macaulay, 772.. Burnaby's Ride to Khiva, 772. Arnold's Through Persia by Caravan, 772. Minot's The Land Birds and Game Birds of New England, 772. Thompson's Papacy and the Civil Power, 920. Carnochan's Contributions to Operative Surgery and Surgical Pathology, 921. Macaonald's Life and Writings of St. John,

921. Perowne's Commentary on the Book of Psalms,

922. Chambers's Etymological Dictionary of the English Language, 922. Squier's Pern, 922. Horton's Silver and Gold, ond their relation to the Problem of Resumption, 922. Carrington's Battles of the American Revolution, 928. Dr. Verdi's Mothers and Daughters, 928. Student Life at Harvard, 928. Buchanan's Shadow of the Sword, 923. The Golden Butterfly, 923. Anne Gnskell's Widow of Windsor, 924. Karjeon's Duchess of Rosemary Lane, 924. The Great Match, 924. The Long-look House, 924.

Geography, 478. Meteorology, 152,809,472,621, 773. Microscopy, 474,775,927. Physics, 810,472, 622, 774, 925. Zoology, 154,312,475, 624,777,928.

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