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CONTENTS OF VOL. II.

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PAGE A few Words connected with Optimism

206 A Fairy Tale for One Hundred Years Ago

533 “ An Accomplished Villain "

521 A Parable

437 Blind Beggar, the; or the Great Unpaid

65 Blind and Lame, the

408 Cave of Uig, the, and the Cave of Dahra

167 Charity begins at Home”

261 Chatsworth. A fragment

239 Child, the, and the Criminal

228 Confessions of a Quack

349 Corn Lord's Tragedy, the

51 Countryman, the, at St. Paul's

409 Cromwell in the Shades

329 Death, the, and Burial of Common Sense

276 Decline of the Drama

438 Drunkard's Dream, the

122 Egotism of Aristocracy, the

449 Englishman in Prussia, the

149, 210, 337, 396, 524 Fiery Tongue, the

319 Gardens for the Poor

132 Gipsy, the, and the Farmer's Maid

161 Good Counsel of Chaucer

424 Hedgehog Letters, the

57, 163, 269, 359, 544 History of St. Giles and St. James, the (By the Editor) 1, 97, 193, 289,

385, 481 History for Young England, a

71, 172, 363, 455, 549 Kite, the

268 Last Words of a Respectable Man, the

395 Look Forward

548 Man and his Age, the

425

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Misanthrope, the

My Opposite Neighbours

513

My Temptations

55

Philosopher Married, the

321

Pine-apple Shot! A Fact and a Fancy

222

Plea for Beautiful Things, a

427

Poor Man's Friend, the

219

Position of Men of Letters, the

251

Price of a Garter, the, and the Price of a Life

429

Reviews of New Books :-

Arrah Neil ; or, the Times of Old. (By J. P. R. James)

570

Ballad Poetry of Ireland. (Edited by Chas. G. Duffy)

281

Bells and Pomegranates. (By Robert Browning)

565

Dante. (Translated by Ichabod Chas. Wright, M.A.)

285

Diary of Philip Henslowe, the, from 1591 to 1609. (By J. P. Collier) 286

Evenings at Haddon Hall

476

Fall of Napoleon, the, an Historical Memoir

380
First Part, the, of an entirely new Practical and Theoretical Introduc-
tion to the French Language

475

Foster Brother, the, a Tale of the War of Chiozza

378

Githa of the Forest. (By the Author of “ Lord Dacre of Gillsland") 573

Hints on the Nature and Management of Duns

480

Lectures. (By W. J. Fox)

191

Lectures, addressed chiefly to the Working Classes. (By W. J. Fox.) 574

Life in Dalecarlia. (By Fredrika Bremer)

91

Life of Lord Hill, G.C.B., late Commander of the Forces. (By the

Rev. E. Sydney, A.M.)

382

Life of Lorenzo de' Medici. (By William Roscoe)

574

Life of Mozart, including his Correspondence. (By Edward Holmes) 473

Literature of Political Economy, the. (By J. R. M‘Culloch)

86

Love and Mesmerism. (By Horace Smith)

378

Man and his Age, the

425

Memoirs of the Naval Worthies of Queen Elizabeth's Reign. (By

John Barrow, Esq.)

95

Memoirs of Sophia Dorothea, Consort of George I.

186
Memoirs of the Lady Hester Stanhope

190
Moral Phenomena of Germany, the. (By T. Carlyle, Esq.)

479
My Temptations

65
Ocean Flower, the, a Poem. (By T. M. Hughes)

383
Pharmaceutical Latin Grammar, the. (By A. J. Cooley)

479

Reviews of New Books (continued) :-
Philosophical, the, and Æsthetic Letters and Essays of Schiller.
(Translated with an Introduction by J. Weiss)

277
Poetical Works of T. Carew

471
Practical Cook, the, English and Foreign

384
Practical Treatise on Healthy Skin, &c., a. (By Erasmus
Wilson, F.R.S.)

472

Priests, Women, and Families. (By J. Michelet)

183

Rhine, the, its Scenery and Historical and Legendary Associations . 384

Rhymes and Recollections of a Hand-loom Weaver. (By Wm. Thom,

of Inverury) .

283

Rose-Garden of Persia, the. (By Louisa Stuart Costello)

566
Sketches of the History of Literature and Learning in England, from
the Norman Conquest to the Present Time

477

Stella, a Poem of the Day

471

Story of a Royal Favourite, the. (By Mrs. Gore)

279

Torrington Hall. (By Arthur Wallbridge)

282

Tour through the Valley of the Meuse, a. (By Dudley Costello) 284

Voices of the Church, the. (By the Rev. J. R. Beard)

575

White Slave, the; or, The Russian Peasant Girl .

469

Wisdom and Genius of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke. (By Peter

Burke, Esq.)

288

Rhymes for the Times. (By Coventry Patmore) :-
The Murderer's Sacrament

128
Young and Old England

246

Righte Good Fellowe,” a

420

Roar of London, the

41

Serving the People

313

Sick Lady, the

543

Social Position and Character of the Bar, the

501

Sonnet

377

Sonnet

448

Spirit of Chivalry in Westminster Hall, the

124

Sunshine of Life, the

419

Town Poor of Scotland, the

29

Travels in Babaaland

157

Two Epitaphs in Exeter Cathedral

348

Unfashionable Movements

42, 139

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IX. “He hasn't a friend in the world but me," said Blast

206

X. Jingo showing St. Giles his mother's grave

292

XI. " God be blessed, sir-and is it indeed you?”

303

XII. “ A little ragged head was thrust from the bed's foot”

489

DOUGLAS JERROLD'S

SHILLING MAGAZINE.

THE HISTORY OF ST. GILES AND ST. JAMES, *

BY THE EDITOR,

CHAPTER XII.

“ What's the matter now?” cried St. Giles, pale and aghast ; for instantly he believed himself detected ; instantly saw the gaol, the gallows, and the hangman. “ What's the matter ?” he cried, trembling from head to foot.

“ What's the matter ?” roared the barber, “only a little bit of murder, that's all—and that's nothing to chaps like you."

Terrible as was the charge, nevertheless St. Ĝiles felt himself somewhat relieved : he was not, he found, apprehended as the escaped convict : that was yet unknown; and, oddly enough, with the accusation of bloodshed on him, he felt comparatively tranquil.

Murder, is it,” he said, “ well, who 's murdered? And whoever he is, why is it to be me who 's killed him—tell me that !”

“ Did you ever hear?” said the barber.' “A chap, with rags on him, not fit to scare birds in a bean-field, and yet talks like one of us ! I should like to know where such as you get crown pieces.”

“ Never mind-never mind,” said the host of the Lamb and Star, “ that 's justice's work—not ours.”

“ Justice's work !” exclaimed the hostess—now pressing foremost of the crowd—“and what will justice do for us? When justice has hanged the ragamuffin, will justice give back the character of the house? Who 'll come to the Lamb and Star, when

* Continued from page 489.–Vol. I. NO. VII. - VOL. II.

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