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- A fountain set round with a rim of old, mossy stones, and paved in its bed with a sort of mosaic-work of variously-colored pebbles.

HOUSE OF SEVEN GABLES.

They have been at a great feast of languages, and stolen the scraps.

Love's Labor Lost.

In this pudding is not put one thing alone, but one thing with other things together.

Lord Lyttelton.

- It is a regular omnibus: there is something in it to everybody's taste. Those who like fat can have it; so can they who like lean; as well as those who prefer sugar, and those who choose pepper.

MYSTERIES OF PARIS.

Read, and fear not thine own understanding: this book will create a clear one in thee; and when thou hast considered thy purchase, thou wilt call the price of it a charity to thyself.

SHIRLEY

In winter you may reade them ad ignem, by the fireside, and in summer ad umbram, under some shadie tree; and therewith passe away the tedious howres.

SALTONSTALL.

Contents.

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African, 401.

CHURCHYARD LITERATURE, . CustomS, SINGULAR,—
Epitaph, historical, Page 382. High life in the 15th century, 324.
on a chemist, 406.

Lion-catching in South Africa, 322.
dog, Byron's, 411. Making noses, 322. .
printer, 405.

Memento mori, 320.
Epitaphs, aboriginal, 401.

Ostiak regard for bears, 322.
acrostical, 400.

Strange fondness for beauty, 321.

Tea-tasting, 323.
biographical, 382.

Difficult VerSIFICATION, 363.

curious and puzzling, 395. DOUBLE ENTENDRE, 44.

eulogistic, apt, appropri Double-faced creed, 46.

ate, 376.

Ingenious subterfuge, 45.

Greek, 402.

Love-letter, 45.

Hibernian, 401.

Revolutionary verses, 47.

miscellaneous, 407.

Richelieu's letter to the French am-
moralizing and admoni-

bassador, 44.

tory, 385.

ECCLESIASTICÆ, 108.

on eminent men, 370.

Bascom, eloquence of, 110.

on infants and children, Lord Bishop, the, 111.

380.

Preachers of Cromwell's time, 112.

self-written, 384.

Sermon on malt, 109.
transcendental, 399.

Short sermons, 108.,

unique and ludicrous, 386. Echo VERSE, 163.

Mortuary puns, 391.

Acoustics, extraordinary facts in,
Parallels without a parallel, 399. 170.

CONCATENATION, 57.

Bonaparte and echo, 167.

Lasphrise's novelties, 57.

Echo answering, 169.

To Death, 57.

and the lover, 165.

Truth, 58.

on woman, 166.

Trying skying, 58.

Echoes, remarkable, 169.

CONFORMITY OF SENSE TO SOUND, 365. Glutton and echo, 168.

Articulate imitation of inarticulate Gospel echo, 164.

sounds, 365.

Pasquinade, 164.

Imitation of difficulty and ease, 367. Song by Addison, 164.

time and motion, 366.

EMBLEMATIC POETRY, 63.

Curious Books, 462.

Cross, the, 65.

Book-amateurs, 464.

Crucifixion, curious piece of anti-

Most curious book in the world, quity on, 66.

464.

Cypher, ingenious, 67.

Odd titles of old books, 462. Essay to Miss Catharine Jay, 68.

Silver book, 464.

Hindu triplet, 64.

Customs, SixGULAR, 320.

Language of flowers, 67.
Abyssinian beefsteaks, 321.

Oxford joke, 68.
Beautiful superstition, 321.

Rhomboidal dirge, 65.
Foundations of Druidical temples, Typographical, 68.
321.

Wino-glass, the, 64.

349.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE, TIE, Page 141. EPIGRAMS,-

Changes of signification, 145. Mariage à la mode, Page 356.
Compound epithets, 146.

Masculine, 355.

Example of want of analogy, 141. Medical advice, 354.

Excise, 143,

Mendax, 352.

I say, 143.

Midas and modern statesmen, 358.

Its, 142.

Molly Aston, to, 348.

Our vernacular in Chaucer's time, Ono good turn deserves another,

146.

352..

Path-ology, 143.

One ignorant and arrogant, to, 348.

Sources of the language, 141. Pale lady with red-nosed husband,

That, 142.

Wig, etymology of, 144.

Parson and butcher, 355.

EPIGRAMS, 347.

Portmanteau, clergyman's, loss of;

Apollo, in return for a sketch. 350.

of, 355.

Prayer, 357.

Author, to a living, 350.

Queen, the frugal, 351.

Bed, to our, 319.

Quid pro quo, 357.

Block head, to a, 317.

Reception, a warm, 354.

Bonnets, 353.

Selvaggi's distich to Milton, 319.

Butler's monument, 347.

Amplification by Dryden, 349.

Clock, the, 355.

Cowper's translation of, 350.

Commissary Goldie's brains, 351. Simplicity, prudent, 354.

Compliment, overdrawn, 350.

Sleep, inscription on a statue of, 348.

Dentist, definition of, 354.

Snow that melted on a lady's breast,

Determination, a funny, 356.

349.

Dum vivimus, vivamus, 348.

Songsters, bad, 352.

D.D., on a certain, 353.

Stones, sermons in, 356.

Eternity, 350.

To - , 351.

Fell, 352.

Wellington's nose, 352.

Fiddler, on a bad, 353.

Widows, 355.

Fool and poet, 318.

Woman,-contra, 357.

Fools, abundance of, 357.

pro, 357.

Freind, to Dr. Robert, 318.

Woman's will, 352.

Friend, to a capricious, 351.

World, the, 357.

Friend in distress, 354.

Youth, a handsome, struck blind,
German tourist, suggested by a, 350. 349.
Giving and taking, 351.

FACETIÆ, 325.

Hog vs. Bacon, 35-4.

Brevity, 327.

Hot Corn, 353.

Gasconado and hoaxing, 331.
Lady who married her footman, Hippophagy, 333.
353.

Jests of Hierocles, 325.
Law, after going to, 356.

Mathews and the silver spoon, 331.

Lawyer, on an ill-rcad, 352.

Relics, 332.

Lover to his mistress, with a mir Royal quandary, 332.
ror, 351.

Samo joke diversified, 329.

Familiar QuotatiONS FROM UN LIFE AND DEATH,-

FAMILIAR SOURCES, Page 367. Time, employment of, Page 511
HIBERNIANA, 158.

LITERARIA, 465.

I. H. S., 97.

Anachronisms of Shakspeare, 482.

Beautiful legend, 98.

Books and studies, 487.

Death-warrant of Jesus Christ, 101. Gray's elegy, 471.

De nomine Jesu, 97.

Heraldry, Indian, 481.

Description of the Saviour's person, Letters of Junius, 465.
100.

Parting interview of Hector and An.

Flower of Jesse, the, 98.

dromache, 475.

Persian apologue, 99.

Punctuation, importance of, 478.

IMPROMPTUS, 358.

Stereotyped falsehoods of history,484

Effusions on window-panes, 362. LITERATI, 488.

INSCRIPTIONS, 412.

Attainments of linguists, 488.

Bells, inscriptions on, 417.

Dryden and his publisher, 493.

great, 419.

Literary oddities, 490.

Books, fly-leaf inscriptions in, 419. screw, 493.

English inps in olden time, 416. Lord's PRAYER, THE, 102.

Francke's discovery, 423.

Acrostical paraphrase, 105.

Golden mottoes, 423.

Booth's rendition, 107.

Motto on a clock, 122.

Gothic version, 102.

Posies from wedding-rings, 423. Metrical versions, 103.

Ring finger, the, 425.

Spirit of the prayer, 103.

Tavern-signs, 412.

The prayer illustrated, 104.
Watch-paper inscription, 422. Thy and us, 103.

Wedding-ring, Larly Grey's, 425. MaccaRONI, 51.

LIFE AND DEATH, 508.

Parting address to a friend, 54.

Bodies, preserved, 518.

Polyglot inscription, 54.

Bone not described by modern

Miss Bailey, 54.

anatomists, 514.

Treatise of wine, 51.

Charter, rhyming, 512.

Memoria TECHNICA, 192.
Common heritage, the, 525.

Books of the Old Testament, 192.
Corpses, folly of embalming, 521.

New Testament, 192,
Definitions, rhyming, 512.

Days in each month, 194.

Dying words of distinguished per English sovereigns, 193.

sons, 515.

Metrical grammar, 194.

Earth, 512.

Presidents of the United States, 193.

Lawyers, nice questions for, 513. Shakspeare's plays, 193.

Living life over again, 511. MISCELLANEOUS FACTS FOR THE

Mary, Queen of Scots, last prayer Curious, 259.

of, 517.

Aerolites, 291.

Moral code, Dr. Franklin's, 510. Alligators swallowing stones, 261.

Questions for discussion, 518. America's discoverers, fate of, 293.

Remarkable trance, 517.

Amount of gold in the world, 266.

Round of life, the, 509.

Antipathies, 315.
Rules of living, 510.

Antiquities, 271.

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