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RURAL REPOSITORX,

DEVOTED TO

POLITE LITERATURE:

CONTAINING MORAL AND SENTIMENTAL TALES, ORIGINAL COMMUNICATIONS, BIOGRAPHIES, TRAVELING SKETCHES, AMUSING

MISCELLANY, HUMOROUS AND HISTORICAL ANECDOTES, POETRY, &c. &c.

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THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY 297146

ASTOR, LENOX AND
TIL DEN FDATIONS

1904

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Page.

Page.

Page.

E.

Mackerel Catchers

14

ib.

Mirror,

A Patient Man,

5 Eastport, Maine,

1

31

Muses,

Axioms,

6 Employment,

23

39

A Recent Incident,

14 Exercise in Early Life,

March' of Intellect,

71

64

ib. Examination of a Juror,

Moral Cholera,

135

Antiquity of Professions,

ib.

Memory,

A Lesson in Grammar,

15 Epigrammatic Courtship,

142

63

Monastery,

Abelard, Peter,

21 Equality,

175

ib.

An Irish Boy,

22 Education of Children,

Man,

. ib.

A Serious Thought,

87

23 | Ellett, Elizabeth F.

198

Many men neither Bad nor Good,

Men have two eyes but one Tongue,

ib.

An Amateur Practitioner,

ib.

F.

Mary Linton: Ór, the World as it is,

An Irishman's Description of a 'snapping Faith Without Works,

31 | Mozart,

110

Turtle,

31

Fredrika Bremer,

33 Moral Cholera,

126

A Wise Priest,

55 McMakin's Model American Courier,

135

A Bell that was pui up in King John's Time, 47 Filial Affection,

ib. Matrimonial Speculation,

158

Anecdote of old Dartmouth,

ib.

Fear,

53 Maxims,

ib.

A Courtier who began a story to which there

Fine but not

firm Theory,

86 My Wife-in-Law,

ib.

was no end,

ib. Foolish Anticipations,

87 Moscow's Appearance,

&c.

174

Anecdote of Dr. Franklin,

54 Flat-Catchers,

127

Anecdotc of a Frenchman,

ib: | Friendship,

N.

181

55

Notice to Agents, &c.

7, 15, 23

Anecdote of a Russian Princess,

63

Non Sequitur,

55

Aaron Burr and his Daughter,

70 Good in Things evil,

31 November,

ib.

An Incident,

77 Gallows,

39 Napoleon's Epitaph,

81

Animal Pleasures not to be Despised,

86 Grace Mal-Apropos,

ib. Nations, free, only when they deserve it

, 117

A Chapter on speech,

101 Godey's Lady's Book,

55 Neglecting the Antecedent,

118

American skill,

102 | Genius and talent,

86 New Legal Authorities,

183

A story of the Plague,

ib.

Gain of a Loss,

87 Negro Wit,

191

A Regular "Saw,"

103 Genius in a Barber Shop.

102

A Sermon,

116 Give him up,

111 | One of the Smiths,

36

A serious Doubt,

119 Governments give National Character, not

One Good Point,

A Fable,

125

Climates,

63

Attachment of a dog to a Child,

134 Godey's Lady's Book,

135 One of the Weddings,

69

A short story in short Sentences,

ib. Gossip about Children : In a Familiar Epistie

Opposition,

143

A Respectable Distance,

135 to the Editor,

137 Omnibus Politeness,

. 183

A Rich scene in an Auction,

141 Guessing at hard words,

142

A Village solomon in France,

142 Gould, Hannah F.

189

P.

A setter,

ib. Glass,

ib. Parkes, Lyman

A Bit of True Philosophy,

ib: ) Getting the worth of the Money,

157 Pity and Charity inculcated:

22

Advice to Children,

143

Pleasures,

ib.

H.

A Child's Witty Logic,

ib.

"Pilgrim's Progress,"

ib.

A Calculating Bridegroom,

15

Hot and Cold,

ib.

Poverty,

30

A Touch of Romance,

150 Huntingdon,

71 Private subscriptions,

39

86

A custom of the Ancient Egyptians,

Prayer-Books,

46

A Dalecalnian Love Story,

liby Heaven, the Road to it, too narrow for Wheels, &z Pariy Spirit,

47

A Delighted Mother,

158

Hesitation, a Weakness.

117 Precocious Children,

ib.

" Awful sacrifice" tradesmen,

159

Habit,

118 Portrait of Anna Germaine de Stael Necker: 52

A Reproof of Foppery,

119 Posthumous Glory,

54

How Seth Hawkins stole the Old Lady's

A Model Virtuoso,

175

Poor Laws,

ib.

Afraid it would snap,

134

ib.
Nightgown,

79

Progress of Improvement,
How they live in France,

Advice for the Young,

150

182

Printers and Printing,

86

" Household Words,"

An Abstracted Man,

183

175 / Persecutors often Hypocrites,

87

A Beautiful Sketch,

I.

191

Preaching an easy Business,

110

A Test Question,

199 Independence of Mind,

3 Poor Laws,

ib.

Advice to Young Men,

ib. Inscriptions and Epitaphs,

6 Perfect Beauty,

ib.

A Corkscrew Direction,

ib. Influence of the Wife,

14 Peter the Great,

III

A Western Woman,

203 Importance of Study'in Youth,

22 Pleasing Deceptions,

In à Disagreeable Fix,

79 Portionless Truth,

118

B.

Ingratitude,

118 Propagation of Thought,

ib.

" Bear and Forbear,"

119

i 41, 49, 57 Industry and Integrity,

ib. Peace and Agriculture,

Bigotry and Ambition,

79

Influence of individuals.

123

,127 Prelly women—no more Beauties,

Bread on the Waters,

142

“I can't spare Time,"

135

143 Polite Hint,

ib. Present state of the Field of Waterloo, 141

Bristol,

Birth and Death of Luther,

150

Incidents in the Life of Goldsmith,

ih,

190 Pleasure of Reading,

Benjamin West,

151

174

Poems, by H. W. Parker,

J.

Paying Rent,

158

Just Missed it,

C.

23

167

Julia : Or the Little Beggar.

Progress of a Pound of Coiton,

84

Choosing Partners,

22

Jenny Lind,

126, 156

R.

Curing Lazinese,

47

James Watt,

141 | Repartee,

30

Cook, Eliza,

68 Jane Porter,

166 Reasons for Rising Early,

31

Colton, Caleb C.

76 John Milton,

183 Religion,

ib.

Colton Night-Caps,

115

Robber's Argument,

39

Circumstantial Evidence,

135

Rumseller's Argument,

ib.

Catching a Marshal,

143 Kuk Wiggins, The Man who ran away from Reform,

46

Changes of Fortune,

151

his Name,

82,,92 Runaway Matches,

77

Change,

165 King Philip,

119

Religion in California,

79

Characteristics of Authors,

182

Receipts,

95

D.

103

Literary Habit of the Hog,

7 Resisting Pain,

Definition of Nothing,

117

23 Riches, seldom got by Fools,

Lorenzo Dow,

30

158

31 | Reformation,

Darkness,

79 Ludicrous Mistake,

191

Deviland Trustees,

117 | Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton.

43 Rather Balky,

63

Don't want to Quarrel,

Dress,

127

Life-Like,

79

Sir Richard Arkwright.

14 1

Durch Acumen,

135 Lord King,

118

Some passages in the Life of Deacon Goodman, 34

127

Darn his Old Picture,

38

Superstition,

134

Death of the President,

Literary Labor,

167

Striking Definition.

ib. 6

Dreadful Fire,

ib. Lost Snuffers,

199

Soldier,

183

M.

Dogs and Men,

Silence,

53

Disgraceful Receptions,

102 ) Memory of a Mother,

15 Shooting the long.Bow;

54

166 Humbug,

ib.

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