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ONCE A WEEK.


AN


Illustrated Miscellany


Of


LITERATURE, ART, SCIENCE, & POPULAR INFORMATION.


VOLUME VIII


DECEMBER 1862 TO JUNE 1863



LONDON:


BRADBURY & EVANS, 11, BOUVERIE STREET.


[The Right of translating Articles from "ONCE a WEEK" is reserved by the Authors.]

 

 

CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE OF CONTENTS
(For an alphabetical and subject index, see below)

 
 

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PAGE
Abenhall, The Lass of
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
718
Afternoon at Auteuil, An
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
319
Alabama, Up the
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
11
Al Fin de la Jornada
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
28
Alfred, Prince
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
708
Analysis, Spectral
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
403
Anglo-India from a French Point of View
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
403
Answer to Charade
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
585
Antiquity of the Castanet
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
609
Arthur, March of
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
433
Astley's
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
7
Astley's Horse
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
82, 294
Atlantic Telegraph, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
23
Australian Explorer, An
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
667
Auteuil, Afternoon at
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
319
 
Bad Egg, A
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
386
Ballad of the Page and the King's Daughter
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
656
Ballinasloe, The Fair at
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
456
Banbury Cakes and Banbury Cross
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
583
Battle-field, Left on the
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
527
Baucis and Philemon
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
610
Bay of the Dead, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
545
Bed, How King Harry's, was made
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
377
Bell, A Dreadful
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
596
Bencoolen, Wreck of the
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
161
Blind
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
645
Blowing Bubbles
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
372
Books of the Opera
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
553
Brigands in Italy
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
357
British Friendship, A
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
452
Brother's Story, My
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
617
Brown Seaweeds
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
524
Buckingham Gate
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
251
Bude Haven
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
161
Busaco, Our Ride to
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
515
Butler, Recollections of a Retired
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
179, 682
 
Cadell, Francis
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
667
Call for Volunteer Defence, A
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
569
Call, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
420
Castanet, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
609
Celibate consoled, A
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
518
Census of New Zealand
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
13
Centurion's Escape, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
589
Charade
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
261, 585
Charity, Liberty of Private
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
397
Christmas Evergreens
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
14
Clubs for Working Men
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
581
Coast, Transformation of our Southern
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
221
Constantine Czarowicz in Warsaw, A
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
415, 428, 469
Cornish Wrecker, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
601
Coroner, A Day with the
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
664
Corporal Pietro Micca
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
863
Count of Vendel's Daughter, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
35
Countess Gabrielle, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
253
Cricket, as it Was and Is
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
718
Cry in the Dark, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
673
Czarowicz in Warsaw
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
415, 428, 469
 
Damsel John
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
488
Dangerose, La Belle
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
717
Danish Visit to England, A
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
497
Dawn in an Eastern Jungle
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
238
Day at Selborne, A
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
25
Day with the Coroner, A
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
664
Deaconess Life in Germany
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
272
Dead Man's Hand, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
401
Death of Winkelreid, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
223
Destructive Cap, A
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
123
Development of Human Food, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
138
Dogs in Public
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
444
Dreadful Bell, A
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
596
Dreams, Twilight
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
97
Ducie of the Dale
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
475
Duel, My First
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
484
 
Eastern Jungle, Dawn in an
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
238
Eels, Notes on
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
332
Egeria
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
641
Egg, A Bad
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
386
Egypt, Four Pachas of
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
173
Egyptian Priesthood, Tale of the
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
589
Eleanor's Victory,
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
295, 323, 351, 407, 435, 463, 491, 619, 547, 575, 631, 659, 687, 713.
Endymion on Latmos
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
41
England's Suttee
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
251
Escape of the Centurion
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
589
Etruscan Jewellery
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
218
Evening, Light of
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
316
Evergreens, Christmas
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
14
Explorers, Return of the
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
347
 
Fair of Ballinasloe, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
456
Fallen Fruit, A
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
303
Families, Vicissitudes of
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
97
Fenton, Lavinia
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
651
First-born Prince of Wales, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
484
Fish Growth
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
678
Fisheries, Sea
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
442
Five Days in Prison for Murder
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
533
Flittings, Old and New
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
508
Foggy Story, A
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
477
Footsteps or Spring
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
265
Foreign Sneer at England, A
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
344
Four Pashas of Egypt
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
173
Fraudulent Trade Marks
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
177
French Castles
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
557, 585
French Village Life
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
543
Friendship, A British
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
452
From Rangoon
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
204
From the French of Malherbe
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
428
Frozen in
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
39
 
Gabrielle, the Countess
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
253
Geibel, from the German of
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
378
Germany, Deaconess Life in
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
272
Ghost at the Polytechnic, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
542
Gifts
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
712
Gleanings from Spain
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
670, 720
Glimpses of French Village Life
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
543
Golden Hole, My
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
505
Gorilla, Combat with a
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
92
Grandmother. How our, stopped the Thief
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
361
Grun, from the German of
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
699
Gulf Stream, Winter with the
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
210
Gwynne, Mistress Elizabeth
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
169
 
Hampden, Notes taken at
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
64
Hampdens, The,
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
211, 239, 267, 281, 309, 337, 365, 393, 421, 449
Harry, How King's, Bed was made
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
377
Hassan and the Ogre
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
53
Haunted House in Mexico, A
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
141
How Bluff King Harry's Bed was made
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
377
How our Grandmother stopped the Thief
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
361
Human Food, Development of
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
138
 
Ice Storm, An
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
349
Impurities of the Loaf, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
551
Inigo Jones
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
251
Instincts
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
473
Invasion of 1863
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
569
Isolda, Stratagems of the Lady
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
304
Italy, Brigands in
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
357
 
Jack, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
216
 
King under Difficulties, A
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
50
 
La Belle Dangerose
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
717
Lahn, Wetzlar on the
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
418
Lass of Abenhall, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
718
Latmos, Endymion on
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
41
Lavinia Fenton
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
651
Left on the Battle Field
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
527
Legend of a Workhouse
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
610
Leslie, Milly's, Secret
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
225
Liberty of Private Charity
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
397
Light of Evening, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
816
Linden Trees, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
644
Lion, Combat with a
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
92
Loaf, Impurities of the
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
551
 
Mackerel
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
512
Maids of Honour
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
150
Malherbe, From
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
428
March of Arthur, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
433
Marriages of Princes of Wales
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
291
Mauna Loa
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
685
Mawgan of Melluaeh
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
601
Message from the Sun, A
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
708
Messenger, The Queen's, in Mexico
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
561
Meteorology
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
249
Mettray
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
193
Mexico, a Haunted House in
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
141
Mexico, Queen's Messenger in
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
561
Milly Leslie’s Secret
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
225
Mobs
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
95
Modern Vivarium, A
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
642
More Recollections of a Retired Butler
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
682
Moselle, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
275, 307, 334
Murder, a New Kind of Wilful
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
36
Murder, In Prison for
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
533
My Brother's Story
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
617
My First Duel
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
484
My First Run
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
327
My Friend's Wedding Day
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
113
My Golden Hole
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
505
My Neighbour at the Theatre
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
573
 
Nach Zehn Jahren
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
378
Narrative of a Shetland Seaman
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
39
Neckar, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
501
Necklaces, Etruscan
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
218
Neighbour, My. at the Theatre
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
573
New Kind of Wilful Murder, A
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
36
New Zealand Census Returns
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
13
Notes about Eels
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
332
Notes taken at Hampden concerning its Greatest Squire
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
64
Notting Hill Mystery, The,
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
1, 29, 57, 85
 
Of a Haunted House in Mexico
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
141
Old and New Flittings
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
508
Old Man at D 8, The.
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
197
Old Secret out at Last, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
693
On Instincts
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
473
One Way of Looking at It
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
275
Opera, Books of the
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
553
Our Ride to Busaco
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
515
Our Salt-Cellars
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
359
Our Sea Fisheries
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
442
Out of the Body
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
701
 
Paddy O'Rafther
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
542
Page and the King's Daughter
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
656
Palatinate, a Peep into the
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
82, 109
Pan Vinctus—Pan Victor
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
294
Pashas of Egypt
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
173
Peep into the Palatinate, A
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
82, 109
Peruvian Bark and the Trees which yield It
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
697
Petticoat Lane
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
69
Photographic Portraiture
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
148
Picture in Three Panels, A
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
106
Pietro Micca
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
363
Plucky Dick Pluckless
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
527
Polytechnic, The Ghost at the
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
542
Pomegranate, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
487
Portrait, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
385
Prince Alfred's Romance
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
120
Prince Hassan and the Ogre
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
53
Prince of Wales, The First-born
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
484
Princes of Wales, their Marriages
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
291
Prison, Five Days in
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
533
Private Charity, Liberty of
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
397
Private Economy
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
79
 
Quality I covet, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
207
Queen's Messenger in Mexico, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
561
Quince, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
303
 
Rangoon, From
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
204
Raw Recruits
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
244
Recollections of a Retired Butler
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
179, 682
Restoration of our Soil, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
258, 316
Return from the Threshold, A
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
261
Return of the Rival Explorers
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
347
Royal Fruit, A
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
487
Run, My First
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
327
Russian Ukases
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
537
 
Salt-Cellars, Our
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
359
Saturnalia, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
153
Sea-Fisheries, Our
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
442
Seasonable Wooing
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
321
Seasons, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
616
Seaweeds, Brown
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
524
Second Sight
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
247
Secret, The Old, out at last
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
693
 
Selborne, a Day at
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
25
Sewing Machines
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
202
Shakespeare's Birthday and Name
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
460
Shetland Seaman's Narrative
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
39
Ship of Mail, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
176
Sisters, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
686
Soil, Restoration of our
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
258
Something about Mackerel
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
512
Something worth having
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
148
Song
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
557
Spain, Gleanings from
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
670, 720
Spectral Analysis
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
708
Spring
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
462
Spring, Footsteps of
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
265
Strange Wills
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
232
Stratagems of the Lady Isolda, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
304
Sun, A Message from the
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
708
Suttee, England's
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
251
Sympathetic Surgery
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
374
 
Tale of the Egyptian Priesthood
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
579
Tapping for Toddy
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
139
Tar and Feathers
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
134
Telegraph, The Atlantic
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
23
Terrific Combat between. a Gorilla and a Lion
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
92
Theatre, My Neighbour at the
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
573
Thief, How our Grandfather stopped the
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
361
Threshold, A Return from the
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
261
Tidings
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
699
Times of 1798, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
628
Tobacco
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
499
Toddy, Tapping for
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
139
Tours and Mettray
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
193
Transformations of our Southern Coast, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
221
Treasure Trove at Home and Abroad
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
626
Trifels. The Castle of
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
82
Twilight Dreams
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
97
 
Ukases, Russian
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
537
Up the Alabama
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
11
Up the Moselle
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
275, 307, 334
 
Vendel, The Count's Daughter
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
35
Verner's Pride,
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
15, 43, 71, 99, 127, 155,183
Vicissitudes of Families
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
97
Village Life, French
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
543
Visit to Mauna Loa, A
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
685
Vivarium, A Modern
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
642
Volunteer Defence, A Call for
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
569
 
Wales, The First-born Prince of
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
484
Wales Princes of, their Marriages
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
291
Walk Out of Ravenna, A
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
237
War Instinct, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
637
Warsaw, Czarowicz in
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
469
We all saw It
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
542
Wedding-Day, My Friend’s
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
113
Wetzlar on the Lahn
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
418, 445
Wilful Murder, A new Kind of
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
36
Wilful Murder Case, —Pleas for the Defence
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
287
Wills, Strange
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
232
Winkelreid, Death of
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
223
Winter with the Gulf Stream
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
210
Wooing, Seasonable
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
321
Workhouse, Legend of a
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
610
Working Men's Clubs
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
581
Wrath of Mistress Elizabeth Gwynne, The
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
169
Wreck at Budo
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
161
Wrecker, The Cornish
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
601
 
Yarrow and St Mary's
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
610
York Gate
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
251
 
Zealand, Census of New
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
13



INDEX TO ILLUSTRATIONS

ARCHER, J.W.—252.
BROWNE, HABLOT K.—56.
COOPER, A.W.—530.
DU MAURIER, G.—1, 57, 85. 295, 351, 407, 463, 519, 575, 631, 687, 701.
GREEN, C.—169, 224, 225, 253, 264, 488, 505, 533, 561, 589, 673.
HINE, H.G.—139.
KEENE, C.—15, 71, 127, 183, 433, 545, 617.
LAWLESS, M.J.—644, 712.
MILLAIS, J.E.—42, 211, 239, 267, 281, 309, 337, 365, 393, 421, 449.
PINWELL, G.J.—154, 197, 321, 392, 477, 645, 700.
POYNTER, E.J.—l13, 141, 476, 658.
SKELTON, P.—26, 27, 195, 559, 587, 615, 671, 723.
SULMAN, T.—84, 110, 111, 166, 168, 278, 308, 336, 418, 419, 445, 447, 503.
WATSON, J.D.—602.
WALKER, F.—378.
WHITE, T.—98.


DIAGRAMS AND MISCELLANEOUS.—62, 63, 218, 220, 610, 708, 709.