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Littell's Living Age
(Volume 130)

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 XV.

FROM THE BEGINNING, VOL. CXXX.

JULY, AUGUST, SEPTEMBER,

1876



BOSTON:

LITTELL AND GAY.


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Vol. CXXX.


CONTENTS.
I. The Intellectual Revival of the Middle Ages, Westminister Review, 3
II. What She Came Through. By Sarah Tytler, author of "Lady Bell," etc. Part IX., Good Words, 16
III. Natural Religion. Part VI., Macmillan's Magazine, 25
IV. Carita. By Mrs. Oliphant, author of "Chronicles of Carlingford," "Zaidee," etc., Cornhill Magazine, 34
V. The Kings of the Renaissance. Charles VIII. and Louis XII. By the author of "Mirabeau," etc., Temple Bar, 43
VI. Early Autumn on the Lower Yang-Tze, Fortnightly Review, 53
VII. Zachary Macaulay. By W. G. Blaikie, D.D., Sunday Magazine, 59
VIII. Tricks of Memory, Queen, 63
POETRY.
The Lament of the Covenant, 1876, 2  A Ballad of Past Meridian, 2
The Death of the Violet, 2  
Miscellany, 64
 
 

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CONTENTS.
I. The Courses of Religious Thought. By Rt. Hon. W. E. Gladstone, Contemporary Review, 67
II. For Pity's Sake. By the author of "Robert Holt's Illusion," etc. Conclusion, Sunday Magazine, 82
III. James Northcote, R.A., Fortnightly Review, 89
IV. Janet Mason's Troubles. A Story of Town and Country. Conclusion, Sunday Magazine, 99
V. Remarks on Modern Warfare. By a Military Officer, Fraser's Magazine, 113
VI. Visit to a Spanish Prison, Temple Bar, 117
VII. The "Venus" of Quinipily, Macmillan's Magazine, 122
VIII. Pocket-Money, Saturday Review, 126
IX. Norwegian Deep-Sea Explorations, Academy, 128
POETRY.
The Conscience and Future
 Judgment
,
66  Epicede, 66
Moonlight, 66
 
Miscellany, 128
 
 

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CONTENTS.
I. The Cruise of the "Challenger", Nature, 131
II. What She Came Through. By Sarah Tytler, author of "Lady Bell," etc. Part X., Good Words, 143
III. Russian Village Communities, Macmillan's Magazine, 153
IV. Carita. By Mrs. Oliphant, author of "Chronicles of Carlingford," "Zaidee," etc. Part II., Cornhill Magazine, 162
V. Quakers and Quakerism, Macmillan's Magazine, 166
VI. The Originals of Werther, Temple Bar, 172
VII. Sketch of a Journey across Africa. By Verney Lovett Cameron, Lieutenant Royal Navy, Good Words, 176
VIII. Unbreakable or Toughened Glass. By Perry F. Nursey, C.E., Popular Science Review, 185
IX. Johnsonese Poetry, Spectator, 190
POETRY.
Harvest, 130  Exiled, 130
Nobody! 130 Blue Eyes, 130
 
Miscellany, 192
 
 

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CONTENTS.
I. Physics and Physiology of Harmony, Westminster Review, 195
II. The Lady Candidate. Conclusion, Blackwood's Magazine, 207
III. Ordeals and Oaths, Macmillan's Magazine, 220
IV. Walther von der Vogelweide, Cornhill Magazine, 229
V. Leigh Hunt and Lord Brougham. With Original Letters. By S. R. Townshend Meyer, Temple Bar, 239
VI. Partial Deafness, Spectator, 247
VII. The Extradition Quarrel, Economist, 249
VIII. Lunar Studies, Spectator, 252
IX. The Remington Type-Writing Machine, Nature, 254
X. Physical Influences upon Character, Victoria Magazine, 255
XI. A Free Spanish University, Nature, 256
POETRY.
To a Young Lady on the Approach
 of the Season
,
194  Leisure and Love, 194
"Rejected", 194
 
 

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CONTENTS.
I. Jonathan Swift, British Quarterly Review, 259
II. Infallible, Chamber's Journal, 276
III. Thoughts of an Outsider: International Prejudices, Cornhill Magazine, 284
IV. Carita. By Mrs. Oliphant, author of "Chronicles of Carlingford," "Zaidee," etc., Part III., Cornhill Magazine, 294
V. Quakers and Quakerism. Part II., Macmillan's Magazine, 301
VI. Sketch of a Journey across Africa. By Verney Lovett Cameron, Lieutenant Royal Navy. Part II., Good Words, 308
VII. Harriet Martineau's Autobiography, Spectator, 316
VIII. Periodicity of the Fresh-water Lakes of Australia, Nature, 318
POETRY.
Two French Hymns, 258  Church Music, 258
Rest, 258
 
Miscellany, 320
 
 

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CONTENTS.
I. Turkey, Contemporary Review, 323
II. What She Came Through. By Sarah Tytler, author of "Lady Bell," etc., Part XI., Good Words, 337
III. In a Studio. By W. W. Story. Part VIII., Blackwood's Magazine, 346
IV. Carita. By Mrs. Oliphant, author of "Chronicles of Carlingford," "Zaidee," etc., Part IV., Cornhill Magazine, 355
V. The Last of the Grand School of Connoisseurs, Temple Bar, 361
VI. Dull Sermons, Macmillan's Magazine, 373
VII. Sick-Nursing, an Employment for Educated Women, Chambers' Journal, 377
VIII. Leeches, Chambers' Journal, 379
IX. Work for Gentlewomen, Victoria Magazine, 381
X. A Perfect Lawn, Gardener's Magazine, 382
POETRY.
Utinam, 322  Milkweed, 322
A Lullaby, 322 The House Beautiful, 382
Rosenlied, 322
 
Miscellany, 384
 
 

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CONTENTS.
I. Adam Smith as a Person, Fortnightly Review, 387
II. What She Came Through. By Sarah Tytler, author of "Lady Bell," etc. Part XII., Good Words, 402
III. In a Studio. By W. W. Story. Part IX., Blackwood's Magazine, 411
IV. Lady Adelaide. A Study, Blackwood's Magazine, 418
V. Autobiography of a Vegetarian. A True Narrative of a Successful Career. Reported by C. O. Groom Napier, of Merchiston, F.G.S., Fraser's Magazine, 427
VI. Modern Warfare. By John Ruskin, Fraser's Magazine, 434
VII. A Lady's Visit to the Herzegovinian Insurgents, Cornhill Magazine, 436
VIII. Lightning-Prints, Chambers' Journal, 445
POETRY.
Saints, 386  The Song-Bird, 386
Dreamland, 386
 
Miscellany, 448
 
 

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CONTENTS.
I. Ticknor's Memoirs, Quarterly Review, 451
II. John's Hero, Blackwood's Magazine, 473
III. Italian Art and Literature before Giotto and Dante, Macmillan's Magazine, 480
IV. How I Went to the Levee, Macmillan's Magazine, 490
V. Memoir of Norman Macleod, D.D., Church Quarterly Review, 498
VI. London under an Indian Climate, Spectator, 505
VII. The Tasmanians, Nature, 507
VIII. The American Centenary, Spectator, 510
POETRY.
To a Caged Bob-o-link in the City, 450  Lilies, 450
 
 

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CONTENTS.
I. Lord Macaulay, Quarterly Review, 515
II. What She Came Through. By Sarah Tytler, author of "Lady Bell," etc., Part XIII., Good Words, 542
III. Moresby's "New Guinea and Polynesia", Edinburgh Review, 553
IV. Carita. By Mrs. Oliphant, author of "Chronicles of Carlingford," "Zaidee," etc., Part V., Cornhill Magazine, 563
V. The Poetry of Leading Law Cases, Spectator, 572
VI. The First Appearance of Gipsies, Temple Bar, 575
POETRY.
A Summer's Ghost, 514  My Treasures, 514
A Water-Lily at Evening, 514 To Kate, 514
The Lily of the Valley, 514
 
 

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CONTENTS.
I. The Comte de Paris' Campaign on the Potomac, Edinburgh Review, 579
II. Carita. By Mrs. Oliphant, author of "Chronicles of Carlingford," "Zaidee," etc., Part VI., Cornhill Magazine, 593
III. When the Sea was Young, Cornhill Magazine, 597
IV. What She Came Through. By Sarah Tytler, author of "Lady Bell," etc., Part XIV., Good Words, 608
V. Wordsworth's Ethics, Cornhill Magazine, 615
VI. Sketch of a Journey across Africa. By Verney Lovett Cameron, Lieutenant Royal Navy. Part III., Good Words, 629
VII. Secret-Service Money under George I., Academy, 635
VIII. Eccentricity, Good Words, 636
IX. Resources of Servia and Bosnia, Nature, 639
POETRY.
The Seven-Nights' Watch, 578  When we are Parted, 578
One of the Sevens, 578
 
Miscellany, 640
 
 

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CONTENTS.
I. Clarendon. Part II., Contemporary Review, 643
II. The Rev. Adam Cameron's Visit to London, Cornhill Magazine, 656
III. The Territorial Expansion of Russia, Fortnightly Review, 677
IV. Narrative of the Wreck of the "Strathmore". By one of the Survivors, Chambers' Journal, 690
V. Whewell's Writings and Correspondence, Nature, 696
VI. The Turkish Atrocities, Economist, 698
VII. The Whole Duty of Woman from a Chinese Point of View, Pall Mall Budget, 700
VIII. On Talkers, Examiner, 702
IX. Servia, Leisure Hour, 703
POETRY.
Autumn in the Woods, 642  Two Seasons, 642
A Suicide, 642
 
Miscellany, 704
 
 

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CONTENTS.
I. Social Relations of England and America, Quarterly Review, 707
II. The Rev. Adam Cameron's Visit to London. Conclusion, Cornhill Magazine, 728
III. From Belgrade to Constantinople Overland. By Humphry Sandwith, C.B., Fraser's Magazine, 741
IV. The Great Lord Fairfax, Athenæum, 755
V. Retribution as a Faith and a Superstition, Spectator, 757
VI. Collapse, Saturday Review, 758
VII. Temporary Duty, Saturday Review, 761
VIII. A Letter of Miss Martineau's, Athenæum, 763
IX. The Native Races of the Pacific States of North America, Academy, 764
POETRY.
Sometime, 706  Ivy, 706
 
Miscellany, 768
 
 

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CONTENTS.
I. Modern Philosophers on the Probable Age of the World, Quarterly Review, 771
II. Carita. By Mrs. Oliphant, author of "Chronicles of Carlingford," "Zaidee," etc., Part VII., Cornhill Magazine, 787
III. Charlotte Bronte. A Monograph, Macmillan's Magazine, 801
IV. An Excursion in Formosa, Contemporary Review, 816
V. The Swarming of Mankind, Spectator, 821
VI. The Limits of Fiction, Saturday Review, 823
⁂ Title and Index to Volume CXXX.
POETRY.
To Summer, 770  Just a Few Words, 770
Hope, 770