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The Story of our Lives from Year to Year.”_SHAKESPEARE.

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LONDON:

FORD
PUBLISHED AT 26, WELLINGTON STREET, STRAND.

1885.

CHARLES DICKENS AND EVANS, GREAT NEW STREET, FETTER LANE, LONDON,

AND CRYSTAL PALACE,

CONTENTS.

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PAGE
Count Paolo's Ring

547, 568
Cowper, The Poet

65
Cranbourn Chase

206
Crown Diamonds of France 388
Cumnor Place

160
Curiosities of Taxation

268

Cries of London.

33

Crocodiles in Madagascar : 154
Cromer

511
Cyprus, The Locists in

31
DAHOMEY

422
Danish Invaders Bought off 269
Dartmoor

400
Dartmouth:

400

Daudet, M., Works of

77

Deptford

187

Detectives and their work

135

Devil's Bridge, The

472

Diamonds, Traditions Connected

389

Dogs in London:

251

Dogs of Authors.

402

Dogs of War, The

222

Donnington

163

Dorchester

852

Dorset, Chronicles of.

348

Downton

206
Drakes, The Seat of the

67, 399

Dramatists, Old French

5

Dunstaple

112

Dynamite Outrages and Detec:

tives.

135

.

29

PAGE

ABINGDON, The Abbey of . 159

Aeronauts, The First

201

Ainsworth, Harrison, at Work 80
Aldridge's

417
Alfred the Great. The Fight at
Ashdown

161
Along Thames Shore

182
Alps, Tunnelling the.

470
American Newspapers

340

Amersham.

67

Ampthill Park

115

Anecdotes of Authors

77

Anecdotes of Musicians

331

Anglo-Saxon Taxes

269

Army Clothing Factory

40

Arsenal at Woolwich

82

Ashdown, Battle at

161

A Stern Chase. A Serial Story,

by Mrs. Cashel-Hoey

553

Aubrey, The Antiquary

210

Authors, The Pets of

402

Authors, The Methods of

77

Authorship, Question of

81

Auxiliary Navy .

467
Avebury Circle

210
Aylesbury.

68
BALLOONING

199
Balloon Ascent, The First 200
Barnstaple.

402
Basing House, Siege of: 279
Basingstoke-

279
Bath

493
Bath and Wells

492
Beau Nash

494

Bedford

115

Bedford Castle, Destruction of 116

Bedfordshire, Chronicles of 112

Beethoven, Anecdote of

328

Bellona's Workshops

82

Bernwood Forest

08

Berkshire, Chronicles of

158

Besant and Rice, The Authors 79

Birds, The London

251

Borestall

68

Buckland, Frank

519

Buckingham

64

Buckingham, The Dukes of

68

Buddhism

55
" Bull-Roarer"

207, 249
Bunyan, John

117

Burnham Beeches

66

Byng, Admiral, Burial-place of 115

CANNIBALISM

422

Cape of Good Hope, Simon's

Bay.

304

Carisbrook Castle

278
Cats of Authors.

402
Cats, Home for Starving

252
Charles the First at Carisbrook 278
Charlotte Brontë at Work

78
* Cherry Ripe"

35
China Work

516
Christchurch

277

Chronicles of English Counties :

Bedfordshire

Berkshire

158

Buckinghamshire

63

Cornwall.

445
Devonshire

396

Dorset

348

Hampshire

274

Monmouthshire

541

Somersetshire

490

Wiltshire

204

Cider of Devonshire

398
Claqueurs in Paris

442
Clearings in Soho

309

Clothing, The Army

40

Coast Defence

467

Coleridge, The Poet

398

Commercial Travellers

12

Commissariat, The Army

40

Cookworthy, China

449

Corfe Castle

349

Corneille

5

Cornely's House, Soho

311

Cornish Superstitions

447

Cornwall, Chronicles of

445

Cosham Court

209

EARTHENWARE

516

Earthworks, Prehistoric 206
East London Industrial Exhibi.

280

Elizabeth, Taxation in Time of 272

England's Military Power. 222

English Counties, Chronicles of

63, 112, 158, 204, 274, 348, 396, 445

Erckmann and Chatrian, The

Authors

79

Exeter.

396
Export and Import Duties in
Ancient Times

271

In the Florida Pine Woods 102, 124

Income Tax, The First

270

Insect Plague

29

Isle of Wight, The

278

JACKSONVILLE

523, 533

James, Mr. G. P. R., at Work. 79

Japan, Newspapers in

50

Japan New Lacquered

53
Jews, Expulsion from England 270
Jews, Profit to Feudal Kings 270
John Bunyan

117

KANSAS, Locust Plague in

King of Corsica .

311

Kings' Fees in Feudal Times 270
LABORATORY at Woolwich, The 85
Lady Lovelace. A Serial Story,

by the Author of "Judith
Wynne," etc. 18, 42, 69, 92, 117

139, 163, 187, 210, 235, 257
Land, Taxation of

271
Laycock Abbey

209
Legendary Plants

368, 413
Leighton Buzzard

113

Literary Men, The Pets of 402

Literary Partnerships

79

Little More Plant Lore

413

Livingstone's Cape Expedition. 320

Locusts, The Plague of

London and Paris

373

London Cries

33

London Dog, The

251
London, The Fauna of

251
Lulworth Cove

351

Lundy Island

401

MADAGASCAR

150

Madagascar, a Royal Funerai

in

154

Marden Castle :

352
Malays, The

322
Malmesbury Abbey

210

Mandrake, Legends of the 371, 413

Man-Eating and Man-Sacrificing 421

Marine Monsters

331

Marry “Her Own Love' By

Payment .

270

Mermaids, Stories of:

331

Methuen's Horse

224

Methods of Authors:

77

Meyerbeer.

329

Mikado of Japan, The

54

Military Power of England 222

Militia, The

223

Molière

7

Monkeys at the Cape

319

Monmouth House

309

Monmouthshire, Chronicles of. 541

Monmouth's Rebellion

Monopolies, Ancient Payments

for

272

Mont Cenis

471

Mount St. Michael

450

Music and Musicians

328

Musicians, Stories About

329

My Thirty-first Birthday. A

Story

496

Myths and Folk Lore:

225, 247
NATURE in London

250
Navy for Coast Defence, A 467
Newbury, The Battle of

162
New Forest, The

276
New Guinea

461
New Streets in soho:

309

Newspapers in America

340

Newton Common, Story of 210

Norman Conquest, Taxation in

Time of.

269

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112

352, 495

279
High Wycombe

67

Hoare, The Family of

206

Horse Sales

345, 417

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