Littell's Living Age/Volume 125

Littell's Living Age  (1875) 
Volume 125

LITTELL'S



LIVING AGE.




E Pluribus Unum.

"These publications of the day should from time to time be winnowed, the wheat carefully preserved, and
the chaff thrown away."


"Made up of every creature's best."


"Various, that the mind
Of desultory man, studious of change,
And pleased with novelty, may be indulged."




FIFTH SERIES, VOLUME X.

FROM THE BEGINNING, VOL. CXXV.

APRIL, MAY, JUNE,

1875



BOSTON:

LITTELL AND GAY.


Fifth Series,
Volume X.
No. 1608. — April 3, 1875. From Beginning
Vol. CXXV.


CONTENTS.
I. Life at High Pressure, Contemporary Review, 3
II. Alice Lorraine. By the author of "The Maid of Sker." Part XIX., Blackwood's Magazine, 12
III. Early Kings of Norway. By Thomas Carlyle. Part IV., Fraser's Magazine, 22
IV. Miss Angel. By Miss Thackeray. Part III., Cornhill Magazine, 33
V. The Siege of Florence, Cornhill Magazine, 46
VI. German Home Life. By a Lady. Part III., Fraser's Magazine, 55
VII. The Birth of a Republic, Saturday Review, 62
POETRY.
Good-Night, 2  Valentine Verses, 2
In Bondage, 2 The Hut, 2
 
Miscellany, 64
 
 

Fifth Series,
Volume X.
No. 1609. — April 10, 1875. From Beginning
Vol. CXXV.


CONTENTS.
I. The Heart of Africa and the Slave-Trade, Edinburgh Review, 67
II. Three Feathers. By William Black, author of "The Adventures of a Phaeton," "The Princess of Thule," etc. Part XII., Cornhill Magazine, 85
III. Saxon Studies. By Julian Hawthorne. Part VI., Contemporary Review, 97
IV. Miss Angel. By Miss Thackeray. Part IV., Cornhill Magazine, 106
V. Have We Two Brains? Cornhill Magazine, 115
VI. The New French Ministry, Spectator, 126
POETRY.
Gain and Loss, 66  Dom Doardos, 66
 

Fifth Series,
Volume X.
No. 1610. — April 17, 1875. From Beginning
Vol. CXXV.


CONTENTS.
I. The Debt of English to Italian Literature, Fortnightly Review, 131
II. Alice Lorraine. By the author of "The Maid of Sker." Part XX., Blackwood's Magazine, 138
III. Orange. By Edward A. Freeman, Macmillan's Magazine, 149
IV. Fated to be Free. By Jean Ingelow. Part III., Good Words, 160
V. The Abode of Snow, Blackwood's Magazine, 172
VI. The Metaphysics of Conversion, Spectator, 185
VII. Sir Arthur Helps, Saturday Review, 188
VIII. An Unpublished Letter of Coleridge, Academy, 191
POETRY.
Waiting, 130  Work, 130
Before Martyrdom, 130
 
Miscellany, 192
 
 

Fifth Series,
Volume X.
No. 1611. — April 24, 1875. From Beginning
Vol. CXXV.


CONTENTS.
I. Modern Astronomy, London Quarterly Review, 195
II. Alice Lorraine. By the author of "The Maid of Sker." Part XXI., Blackwood's Magazine, 217
III. The Abode of Snow. Part II., Blackwood's Magazine, 229
IV. Fated to be Free. By Jean Ingelow. Part IV., Good Words, 246
V. The Tercentenary Festival at Leyden, Macmillan's Magazine, 251
POETRY.
Passing By, 194  Four Sonnets on a Philistine Theme.
A Question, 194 My Little Boy's Face, 256
Love, 194 Life, 256
The Classical Ideal, 256
The Gothic Ideal, 256
 
Miscellany, 256
 
 

Fifth Series,
Volume X.
No. 1612. — May 1, 1875. From Beginning
Vol. CXXV.


CONTENTS.
I. William Hazlitt, Cornhill Magazine, 259
II. Alice Lorraine. By the author of "The Maid of Sker." Part XXII., Blackwood's Magazine, 273
III. The Abode of Snow. Part III., Blackwood's Magazine, 283
IV. Three Feathers. By William Black, author of "The Adventures of a Phaeton," "The Princess of Thule," etc. Part XIII., Cornhill Magazine, 300
V. Secret Papers of the Empire, Fraser's Magazine, 308
VI. The Funeral of a Son of Heaven, Pall Mall Gazette, 315
VII. Garibaldi and the Tiber, Spectator, 318
POETRY.
Vision of Spring in Winter. By Algernon Charles Swinburne, 258
 
Miscellany, 320
 
 

Fifth Series,
Volume X.
No. 1613. — May 8, 1875. From Beginning
Vol. CXXV.


CONTENTS.
I. Milton, Macmillan's Magazine, 323
II. Three Feathers. By William Black, author of "The Adventures of a Phaeton," "The Princess of Thule," etc.Part XIV., Cornhill Magazine, 329
III. The Cost of Living. By Edward A. Freeman, Cornhill Magazine, 337
IV. Alice Lorraine. By the author of "The Maid of Sker." Conclusion, Blackwood's Magazine, 344
V. The Abode of Snow. Part IV., Blackwood's Magazine, 355
VI. Dead Dutch Cities, Spectator, 369
VII. Vicissitudes of Ritual, Saturday Review, 372
VIII. A Spanish Passion-Play, Spectator, 374
IX. Arctic Vegetation, Nature, 377
X. The Cost of Living, Spectator, 379
XI. The Russian Revolution of 1762, Academy, 382
POETRY.
Lexington, 1775, By John G. Whittier 322 Grandmother, 322
Second Thoughts, 322
 

Fifth Series,
Volume X.
No. 1614. — May 15, 1875. From Beginning
Vol. CXXV.


CONTENTS.
I. Instinct and Reason, Contemporary Review, 387
II. Miss Angel. By Miss Thackeray. Part V., Cornhill Magazine, 402
III. Fashions and Tricks of Speech, Blackwood's Magazine, 408
IV. The Marriage of Moira Fergus, Cornhill Magazine, 418
V. The Abode of Snow. Part V., Blackwood's Magazine, 425
VI. Fated to be Free. By Jean Ingelow. Part V. By Jean Ingelow. Part V., Good Words, 439
VII. The Suez Canal, Pall Mall Gazette, 444
VIII. Dreams, Lancet, 446
IX. Literary Curiosities, Gentleman's Magazine, 447
POETRY.
Once Upon a Time, 386 After, 386
Few Days, 386 
 
Miscellany, 448
 
 

Fifth Series,
Volume X.
No. 1615. — May 22, 1875. From Beginning
Vol. CXXV.


CONTENTS.
I. Livingstone's "Last Journals", British Quarterly Review, 451
II. Fated to be Free. By Jean Ingelow. Part VI., Good Words, 465
III. The Statue of Memnon, Quarterly Review, 475
IV. Miss Angel. By Miss Thackeray. Part VI., Cornhill Magazine, 481
V. The Bogeys of the Day. By the Earl of Pembroke, Contemporary Review, 490
VI. The Marriage of Moira Fergus - Part II., Cornhill Magazine, 496
VII. A Monastery among the Apennines, Saturday Review, 502
VIII. Germany and Austria, Spectator, 506
IX. Royalists and Republicans, Saturday Review, 508
X. The Mental Effect of Pecuniary Pressure, Spectator, 510
POETRY.
"My Sheep Hear my Voice", 450  Cleopatra's Mirror, 450
Not Thou but I, 450 Cleopatra's Reply, 450
Love's Quest, 450
 

Fifth Series,
Volume X.
No. 1616. — May 29, 1875. From Beginning
Vol. CXXV.


CONTENTS.
I. Indian Missions, Quarterly Review, 515
II. Giannetto, Blackwood's Magazine, 534
III. The Abode of Snow. Part VI., Blackwood's Magazine, 556
IV. The Centenary Nuisance, Saturday Review, 570
V. Mr. Smith's Assyrian Discoveries, Spectator, 572
POETRY.
Lines Written on Recrossing the Rocky Mountains in Winter after Many Years, 514  To the Unknowable, 514
Safe, 514
   
 
Miscellany, 576
 

Fifth Series,
Volume X.
No. 1617. — June 6, 1875. From Beginning
Vol. CXXV.


CONTENTS.
I. Arctic Exploration, Edinburgh Review, 579
II. Three Feathers. By William Black, author of "The Strange Adventures of a Phaeton," "The Princess of Thule," etc. Part XV. Cornhill Magazine, 598
III. The Abode of Snow. Part VII. Blackwood's Magazine, 607
IV. Miss Angel. By Miss Thackeray, author of "The Adventures of a Phaeton," "The Princess of Thule," etc. Part VII., Cornhill Magazine, 616
V. The Colorado Potato-Beetle. By W. Dallas, F.L.S., Popular Science Review, 622
VI. German Home Life. By a Lady. Part IV., Fraser's Magazine, 628
VII. Lost Knowledge, Saturday Review, 636
VIII. Feminine Snobs, Liberal Review, 639
POETRY.
The Maiden Sleeps, 578  Sabbath Rest, 578
 
Miscellany, 640
 

Fifth Series,
Volume X.
No. 1618. — June 12, 1875. From Beginning
Vol. CXXV.


CONTENTS.
I. The Covenanters, Charles II., and Argyle. By Peter Bayne, Contemporary Review, 643
II. Fated to be Free. By Jean Ingelow. Part VII., Good Words, 660
III. Eton Thirty Years Since, Blackwood's Magazine, 666
IV. Three Feathers. By William Black, author of "The Strange Adventures of a Phaeton," "The Princess of Thule," etc. Part XVI., Macmillan's Magazine, 673
V. The Abode of Snow. Part VIII., Blackwood's Magazine, 686
VI. Isaac Casaubon, Blackwood's Magazine, 696
VII. The Dean of Chester on Fashion, Spectator, 702
POETRY.
Margaret, 642  To a Greek Girl, 642
 

Fifth Series,
Volume X.
No. 1619. — June 19, 1875. From Beginning
Vol. CXXV.


CONTENTS.
I. Gaspard de Coligny, British Quarterly Review, 707
II. Three Feathers. By William Black, author of "The Strange Adventures of a Phaeton," "The Princess of Thule," etc. Conclusion, Macmillan's Magazine, 727
III. The Abode of Snow. Part IX. Blackwood's Magazine, 738
IV. The Marriage of Moira Fergus, Part III., Cornhill Magazine, 750
V. An Italian Spring in England, Spectator, 759
VI. The Æsthetic Modifications of Dissent, Spectator, 762
VII. The Success OF Humbugs, Saturday Review, 764
VIII. An Unconsidered View of the Future of Europe, Pall Mall Gaxette, 767
POETRY.
The Grave's Voices, 706  Rethel's Woodcut, Der Tod Als Freund, 706
The Bee and the Wheat, 706
 
Miscellany, 768
 

Fifth Series,
Volume X.
No. 1620. — June 26, 1875. From Beginning
Vol. CXXV.


CONTENTS.
I. Macready's Reminiscences, Quarterly Review, 771
II. Giannetto. Part II., Blackwood's Magazine, 753
III. The Abode of Snow. Part X., Blackwood's Magazine, 803
IV. Miss Angel. By Miss Thackeray, author of "The Adventures of a Phaeton," "The Princess of Thule," etc. Part VIII., Cornhill Magazine, 814
V. The Characterlessness of Sermons, Spectator, 822
POETRY.
Hope, 770  A Winter Prayer, 770
To Honour Thee, Sweet May!, 770