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CONTENTS OF NO. VII.
I. The Last Six Days of Secessia. By FRANCIS LAWLEY.
II. The Belton Estate. Chapters XIlI. and XIV. By ANTHONY TROLLOPE.
III, British India. By COLONEL PELLY.
IV. Meyerbeer's 'L'Africaine.' By Jonx HULLAH.
V. Home Travel.-Surrey. Py John DENNIS.
VI. Bible Study in the Fifteenth Century. Part II. By JAMES GAIRDNER.
VII. How Crime is Investigated in Scotland. By W. CHAMBERS.
VIII. The Irish Church. By ANTHOXY TROLLOPE.

IX. Housing of the National Art Treasures. By Philip GILBERT HAMERTOX.
X. The English Constitution: No. III. The Monarchy. By WALTER BAGEHOT.
XI. Public Affairs.
XII. Notices of New Books. By GEORGE Stort and the EDITOR.

CONTENTS OF NO. VIII.
I. Are the Paston Letters' Authentic? By HERMAN MERITALE,
II, The Black Death, and its Place in English History. Part I. By F. SERBOHM.
III. Liberals, Conservatives, and the Church. By VISCOUNT AMBERLEY.
IV. Mr. Grote's . Plato.' By the EDITOR.
V. The Apple of Life. By ROBERT Littox,
VI. Social Amusements under the Restoration. Part I. By ROBERT BELL.
VII. The Belton Estate. Chapters XV. and XVI. By ANTHONY TROLLOPE.
VIII. The Political Economy of Copyright. By W. BRIDGES ADAMS.
IX. Public Affairs.
X. Notices of New Books. By the Rev. G. D. HAUGITOX, ANTHONY TROLLORE,
F. T. PALGRAVE, and John DENNIS.

CONTENTS OF NO. IX.
1. Principles of Success in Literature. Chapter V. By the EDITOR.
II. The Black Death, and its Place in English History. Part II. By F. SEEBOHM.
III. Ireland without a Church Establishment, By JAMES GODKIN.
IV. Social Amusements under the Restoration. Part II. By ROBERT BELL.
V. On some unexpected Results of the Crimean War. By GEORGE HOOPER.
VI. Civilisation and Crime. By SHELDON AMOS.
VII. De Profundis. By W. H. RUSSELL.
VIII. Personal Recollections of Siam. By Sir John BOWRING.
IX. The Belton Estate. Chapters XVII. and XVIII. By ANTHONY TrollOrE.

X. Public Affairs.
X1. Notices of New Bouks. By ANTHONY TROLLOPE, A. R. VARDY, and the EDITOR.

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11. The Belton Estate. Chapters XIX. and XX. By ANTHONY TROLLOPE.
III. The Calcutta Cyclone of 186+. By L. J. JENNINGS,
IV. Agricultural Statistics. By R. ARTHUR ARNOLD.

V. An Electoral Reform. By Thomas HARE,
VI. Fishing in Norway. By Sir CHARLES TAYLOR, Bart.
VII. The Bishops and Clerical Subscription. By the Rev. G. D. HAUGHTON.
VIII. Social Amusements under the Restoration. Part III. By ROBERT BELL.
IX. Public Schools. By ANTHONY TROLLOPE.
X. Apollonius of Tyana. By W. M. W. Call.
XI. Public Affairs.
XII. Notices of New Books.

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