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Littell's Living Age
(Volume 133)

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 XVIII.

FROM THE BEGINNING, VOL. CXXXIII.

APRIL, MAY, JUNE,

1877



BOSTON:

LITTELL AND GAY.


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CONTENTS.
I. Fielding's Novels, Cornhill Magazine, 3
II. Carita. By Mrs. Oliphant, author of "Chronicles of Carlingford," "Zaidee," etc., Part XIII., Cornhill Magazine, 14
III. Prussia in the Nineteenth Century. A Historical Retrospect. By John Stuart Blackie, Contemporary Review, 28
IV. Falkland. By Matthew Arnold, Nineteenth Century, 34
V. Green Pastures and Piccadilly. By William Black. Part VIII., Examiner, 43
VI. The Alps in Winter, Cornhill Magazine, 47
VII. The Letawitza. A Gallician Tale. Translated for The Living Age from the Revue Des Deux Mondes, 54
VIII. The Hypocrisies of Nature, Spectator, 56
IX. My Second School, All The Year Round, 58
X. The Origin of Rank, Saturday Review, 61
POETRY.
George Odger, 2  Eight Lines from Propertius, 2
Sweet Love is Dead, 2
 
Miscellany, 64
 
 

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CONTENTS.
I. Turkish Invasions of Europe in 1670-83. Sobieski's Letters to his Wife. By F. P. Verney, Contemporary Review, 67
II. The Marquis of Lossie. By George Macdonald, author of "Malcolm," etc. Part XIII., Advance Sheets, 82
III. West Indian Memories: the Lesser Antilles and the "Boiling Lake". By W. Gifford Palgrave, Macmillan's Magazine, 90
IV. Nils Jensen, Cornhill Magazine, 101
V. Turkish Story-Books. By W. R. S. Ralston, Nineteenth Century, 118
VI. Cattle-Herding in the Great West, Spectator, 126
POETRY.
Hæmony, 66  Not Yet, 66
To the Coming Flowers, 66
 
 

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CONTENTS.
I. Spinoza: the Man and the Philosopher, Contemporary Review, 131
II. The Marquis of Lossie. By George Mac Donald, author of "Malcolm," etc. Part XIV., Advance Sheets, 151
III. On the Influence of Authority in Matters of Opinion. By Rt. Hon. W. E. Gladstone, Nineteenth Century, 159
IV. Green Pastures and Piccadilly. By William Black. Part IX., Examiner, 171
V. The Gossip of History, Cornhill Magazine, 178
VI. Quartering the Royal Arms, Pall Mall Gazette, 187
VII. News from Jupiter, Spectator, 189
VIII. Mail Coaches, St. James's Magazine, 191
POETRY.
The Dead Violet, 130  Charity, 130
"Post Hoc Exilium", 130 A Mother's Heart, 130
 
Miscellany, 192
 
 

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CONTENTS.
I. Moliere and his World. By the author of "Mirabeau," etc., Temple Bar, 195
II. Carita. By Mrs. Oliphant, author of "Chronicles of Carlingford," "Zaidee," etc., Part XIV., Cornhill Magazine, 207
III. The Religion of the Great Pyramid. By Richard A. Proctor, Fraser's Magazine, 221
IV. Green Pastures and Piccadilly. By William Black. Part X., Examiner, 230
V. Natural Religion. Part VIII., Macmillan's Magazine, 235
VI. Walter Bagehot, Spectator, 245
VII. Deronda's Mother. A Literary Parallel, Temple Bar, 248
VIII. Dr. Schliemann on Mycenæ, Nature, 250
IX. Santiago de Compostella, Academy, 252
X. Mr. Cowden Clarke, Athenæum, 253
XI. Rotatory Magnetic Polarization, Academy, 254
XII. Australian Pearl-Fishing, Gentleman's Magazine, 255
POETRY.
April, 194  Buried, 256
Easter Eve, 194
 
Miscellany, 256
 
 

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CONTENTS.
I. Across Africa, British Quarterly Review, 259
II. The Marquis of Lossie. By George Mac Donald, author of "Malcolm," etc. Part XV., Advance Sheets, 269
III. On Certain Relations between Plants and Insects. By John Lubbock, Fortnightly Review, 278
IV. Green Pastures and Piccadilly. By William Black. Part XI., Examiner, 288
V. The French Army in 1877, Blackwood's Magazine, 291
VI. Is the Pulpit Losing its Power? Nineteenth Century, 304
VII. The Queen's Gray Hair. From the French of Jules Janin, Philadelphia Times, 313
VIII. Realism in Unbelief, Spectator, 318
POETRY.
Songs from H. Heine's "Buch der
 Lieder"
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258 
A Pancake-Maker, - in Paris, 258
In Absence, 258
An April Picture, 258 An April Shower, 258
 
 

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CONTENTS.
I. Dr. Carpenter's "Mental Physiology", Quarterly Review, 323
II. The Marquis of Lossie. By George Mac Donald, author of "Malcolm," etc. Part XVI., Advance Sheets, 335
III. Robert Herrick. By F. T. Palgrave, Macmillan's Magazine, 349
IV. Charles Young, Temple Bar, 354
V. Green Pastures and Piccadilly. By William Black. Part XII., Examiner, 362
VI. A Slave Hunt in Borneo, Gentleman's Magazine, 365
VII. Miss Muloch (Mrs. Craik), Victoria Magazine, 371
VIII. The Dove of Holy Saturday, Macmillan's Magazine, 373
IX. Mr. Ruskin's Will, Spectator, 376
X. Microscopic Extravagance, Spectator, 378
XI. Old Oak in an Old Inn, Spectator, 381
XII. The New Asceticism, Spectator, 383
POETRY.
Thy Last Farewell, 322  The Late Mrs. Nassau Senior's
 Work
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"From his Loving Mother", 322
 
 

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CONTENTS.
I. Mr. Wood's Discoveries at Ephesus, British Quarterly Review, 387
II. The Marquis of Lossie. By George Mac Donald, author of "Malcolm," etc. Part XVII., Advance Sheets, 399
III. Maria Theresa, The Empress Queen, Temple Bar, 407
IV. The Norwegian Lemming and its Migrations. By W. Duppa Crotch, M.A., F.L.S., Popular Science Review, 418
V. Green Pastures and Piccadilly. By William Black. Part XIII., Examiner, 422
VI. The Moral Treatment of Insanity. A Sketch of its Rise and Progress, Fraser's Magazine, 425
VII. "Dark" Dennis and his Grandson. By the author of "Episodes in an Obscure Life", Sunday Magazine, 437
VIII. A Japanese Newspaper, All The Year Round, 443
IX. Children of the Czar, Pictorial World, 445
X. Processionary Caterpillars, Hardwiche's Science-Gossip, 446
XI. Italian, Spanish, and German Comedy, New Quarterly Magazine, 447
XII. Stone Adzes in the Pacific, Leisure Hour, 447
POETRY.
Ephemera, 386  The Capture of Jerusalem by the
 Chaldeans
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Beyond Reach, 386  
 
Miscellany, 448
 
 

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CONTENTS.
I. Harriet Martineau's Autobiography, Quarterly Review, 451
II. Carita. By Mrs. Oliphant, author of "Chronicles of Carlingford," "Zaidee," etc., Part XV., Cornhill Magazine, 473
III. Charles Kingsley, Cornhill Magazine, 487
IV. Green Pastures and Piccadilly. By William Black. Part XIV., Examiner, 499
V. A Coming Close Approach of Mars. By Richard A. Proctor, Gentleman's Magazine, 502
POETRY.
Sleep On: A Dirge, 450  The Tomb and the Rose, 450
Spring Showers, 450 Sonnet, 450
 
Miscellany, 512
 
 

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CONTENTS.
I. Mr. Wallace's "Russia", Quarterly Review, 515
II. Pauline. - Part I. In The Hebrides, Blackwood's Magazine, 534
III. A Dutch Milton, Examiner, 550
IV. Green Pastures and Piccadilly. By William Black. Part XV., Examiner, 562
V. The Anglo-Indian Tongue, Blackwood's Magazine, 565
VI. Social Position, Whitehall Review, 573
VII. Light-Emitting Flowers, Leisure Hour, 574
VIII. The Celts, The Fireside, 575
POETRY.
A May-Day Hymn, 514  A Linnet's Song, 514
Matthias, 514 May Memories, 514
 
Miscellany, 576
 
 

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CONTENTS.
I. Relation of Mind and Body, Church Quarterly Review, 579
II. Pauline. In The Hebrides. Part II. Blackwood's Magazine, 597
III. Montenegro. A Sketch. By Rt. Hon. W. E. Gladstone, Nineteenth Century, 610
IV. Green Pastures and Piccadilly. By William Black. Part XVI., Examiner, 623
V. Whist at Our Club, Blackwood's Magazine, 626
VI. The Alkaline and Boracic Lakes of California. By J. Arthur Phillips, F.G.S., Popular Science Review, 632
VII. The Storing of Literary Power, Spectator, 638
POETRY.
A Little While, 578  Montenegro. By Alfred Tennyson, 578
Together, 578
 
 

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CONTENTS.
I. Wallace's "Russia", Edinburgh Review, 643
II. The Marquis of Lossie. By George Mac Donald, author of "Malcolm," etc. Part XVIII., Advance Sheets, 656
III. The World of Fiction, Church Quarterly Review, 667
IV. Pauline. In The Hebrides. Part III., Blackwood's Magazine, 680
V. The Income of the Established Church, Spectator, 690
VI. Green Pastures and Piccadilly. By William Black. Part XVII., Examiner, 693
VII. The "Find" in the Land of Midian, Spectator, 696
VIII. Italian Servants versus English, Examiner, 699
IX. A Circassian Scotchman, Leisure Hour, 701
X. The Transvaal, Economist, 702
XI. Kidnapping a Sloth, Leisure Hour, 703
POETRY.
Captive Spring, 642  Greece and England, 642
 
Miscellany, 704
 
 

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CONTENTS.
I. The House of Fortescue, Edinburgh Review, 707
II. The Marquis of Lossie. By George Mac Donald, author of "Malcolm," etc. Part XIX., Advance Sheets, 725
III. Mrs. Lucy Hutchinson and Lady Mary Wortley Monyagu. By P. Q. Keegan, LL.D., Victoria Magazine, 734
IV. Pauline. Blundellsaye. Part IV., Blackwood's Magazine, 742
V. The Kitchen and the Cellar, Quarterly Review, 752
VI. Green Pastures and Piccadilly. By William Black. Part XVIII., Examiner, 766
POETRY.
Requiescat in Pace, 706  Prayer, 706
Question, 706
 
 

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CONTENTS.
I. Political Biographies, Quarterly Review, 771
II. Pauline. Blundellsaye. Part V., Blackwood's Magazine, 781
III. Barry Cornwall, Fortnightly Review, 791
IV. How I Caught my First Salmon: A Canadian Sketch, Blackwood's Magazine, 798
V. Recent Science, Nineteenth Century, 804
VI. Carita. By Mrs. Oliphant, author of "Chronicles of Carlingford," "Zaidee," etc., Part XVI., Cornhill Magazine, 815
⁂ Title and Index to Volume CXXXIII.,
POETRY.
I'm in the Dark, 770  Three Houses, 770
A Feather, 770