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and Waterloo, Memories of an Old Rifleman .
Gentle Adviser (A). By E. V. Lucas .
In an Orchard. By John A. Briilges
In Kedar's Tents. By Henry Seton Merriman. (Chapters xix. xxx.) 128,
270, 414, 559
Kingsley, Miss Mary : A Parrot Story .
Leigh Hunt : An Unpublished Letter from-Aurora Leigh .
Mackail, J. W.: Piers Ploughraian and English Life in the Fourteenth
270, 414, 559
Pages from a Private Diary
114, 258, 403, 549, 685, 817
Raudon, Horace : Lord Gilberthorpe's Proposal .
304, 447, 603
Tavender's Last Term. By G. H. Powell
Vaughan, Rev. John: French Prisoners at Portchester
Why John Dowlande went Over-sea. By J. S. Ragland Phillips
1 The defeat of Hyder Ali by Sir Eyre Coote, 1781.
The Dominion of Canada formed, 1867. 2 Battle of Marston Moor, 1644.
Sir Robert Peel, statesman, d. 1850. 3 York Minster completed, 1472. 4 Sir Henry Lawrence, Indian statesman, d. 1857. 5 Abolition of the Star Chamber, 1641. 6 Sir Thomas More, Lord Chancellor, executed, 1535.
Lord Chancellor Cottenham appointed the second time, 1836. 7 Waverley published, 1814.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan, dramatist and orator, d. 1816. & Robert South, divine, d. 1716.
Tom Cribb, pugilist, b. 1781. 9 John Ball, musician, 1586. 10 Sir William Blackstone, judge and legal writer, b. 1723. 11 Lord Metcalfe, Indian civilian, appointed Governor of Jamaica, 1839. 12 Patent for Hargreaves' spinning jenny, 1770. 13 Lord Russell tried for high treason, 1683. 14 Richard Bentley, scholar and critic, d. 1742. 15 Charter of the Royal Society, 1662.
Inigo Jones, arcbitect, b. 1573. 16 Sir Joshua Reynolds, painter, b. 1723. 17 The second Earl Grey, statesman, d. 1845.
Defeat of Nana Sahib at Cawnpore by Havelock, 1957. 18 William Makepeace Thackeray, novelist, b. 1811.
Jane Austen, novelist, d. 1817. 19 Spanish Armada sighted in the Channel, 1588. 20 Sir Richard Owen, naturalist, b. 1804. 21 Matthew Prior, poet, b. 1664.
Robert Burns, poet, d. 1796. 22 Sir Thomas Cavendish, circumnavigator, 1586. 23 Capture of Gibraltar by Admiral Sir George Rooke, 1701. 24 John Philpot Curran, lawyer and orator, b. 1750. 25 Charles Dibdin, song writer, d. 1811. VOL. III. —NO. 13, N.S.
25 Samuel Taylor Coleridge, poet and philosopher, d. 1831
John Dalton, chemist, d. 1844.
The Atlantic cable laid, 1866.
(2) Of all the battles of the Civil War, this is memorable as having first proved the quality of Cromwell's Ironsides. Englishmen of whatever party must be proud of the invincible warriors sprung from the very substance of the nation. (8) South is one of the best of our prose writers. His style in its perfect lucidity, witty common sense, and light touch of unemphasised irony, is nearer Voltaire's than that of any other Englishman. Tom Cribb stands as the representative of a sport so peculiarly English, which played for long so important a part in our national development, and was supported and fostered by so many of our great men, that it deserves a niche in the national remembrance. Mr. Boase, in his account of Cribb in the National Biography, says that ‘as a professor of his art he was matchless, and in his observance of fair play he was never excelled; he bore a character of unimpeachable integrity and unquestionable humanity. (9) The date on which Bull took his musical degree at Oxford. (22) Cavendish started on this day for his voyage round the world. (30) This is the story of how a dozen or so of Englishmen, none of them soldiers, with fifty Sikhs, defended themselves for a week in a two-storeyed billiard-room against some eight or ten thousand foes, until relieved by Sir Vincent Eyre.
J. M. S.