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L A D I E S' P E A R L,

AND

Literary Gleaner:

A COLLECTION OF

TALES, SKETCHES, ESSAYS, ANECDOTES, AND HISTORICAL

INCIDENTS ;

EMBELLISHED WITH ENGRAVINGS AND MUSIC.

VOL. I.

Edited by Daniel Wise.

Lowell:

E. A. RICE & CO., No. 95, MERRIMACK-STREET.
BOSTON-SAXTON & PIERCE.-NASHUA (N. H)-J. BUFFUM.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS.

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Page

I L L US TR A T E D ARTICLES,

Page
Altamont Maurice,

15 Sketch of the Life of Robert Burns,
The Wreckers,
25 (original)

146.
The Exiled Queen,
80 Passage of the Delaware,

205
The Death of Sir John Chan-

Last of the Antonines,

241
dos,
103 Crosby Hall.

265

Page

ESSA Y S, SKETCH ES, &c.

Page
A Woman's Affection,

9 Sheep and Dandies,
Female Influence,

10 The Sponge Fishery,

Woman,

10 Quicker than Magic,

The Old Maid Cheated,

20 Vicissitudes of Fashion,

Jealousy,

21 Important,

London at Midnight,

21 Royal Repartee,

23

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A Noble Resolve,

33 Sponge Fishery,

119

Offensive Breath,

23 Female Labor, (original)

124

The Nobility of Truth, (original) 40 A Good Daughter,

126

Decision of Character,

41 Sentiment,

126

The Rose,

41 Hope,

132

The Bride,

42 Physical Education of Females, 133

Wounded Affection,

43 Evil of Injudicious Punishment, 133

A Family Meeting,

43 The Homes of our Affections,

134

My Mother,

43 Origin of Foolscap Paper,

143

Best of Women,

43 Hints to Young Ladies,

143

Safe Seal,

44 Female Education, (orignal)

154

Weight of the Atmosphere,

44 Envy, (original)

157

Coaches,

44 The Particular Lady,

160

Waves,

44 Young Wives,

162

Anecdote of Sir Walter Scott, 44. Maternity,

165

Cause of the Death Watch,

45 Is He Rich?

Want of Comfort in Germany, 45 Woman, (original)

The Great Wall of China,

45 Duties of Parents,

187

Daguerre's Apparatus,

46 Children,

188

Old Fashioned Marriage Portion,

46 | Colloquy,

188

Scraps,

46 Musk,

189

· Domestic Employment,

53 Scraps,

189

Pleasures of Virtuous Affections; 56 The Bible, (original)

200

Teeth,

67 Personal Decorations,

202

Compensation of Male and Female Marriage,

202

Labor,

68 The Peacock Throne,

204

Pressure of the Sea,

68 The Picture,

208

Scraps,

69 The Victim of Fashion,

213

The Mother's Prayer, (original)

84 Fashions for February,

213

The Temper,

88 Scraps,

214

Leaving the Old Meeting-house, 89 The Buying Housewife,

221

A Female Soldier,

92 Woman's Power, (original)

222

Flaxman and his Wife,

93 The. Mourning Mother Comforted, 225

Matrimony,

94 Scraps,

238

Anecdote of Faust,

94 Leaf from a Student's Portfolio, (orig.

American Women,

94 inal)

244

Scraps,

95 Gone, But Not Lost,

245

The Charmed Wife,

113 Scraps,

261

Remorse, (original)

116 The Grave,

272

Dew on the Spider's Web,

119 A Walk in the Woods.

274

Piano Forte Playing;

119

Jewesses,

HISTORIC A L.
Page

Page
Dream of Borreray,
17. Execution of Charles I.,

81
William Penn,
30 History of Oracles,

82
Old Times in Boston,
21 Peter the Great,

95
The Irish Heroine and Iler Son, 22 The Massacre,

139
King Long,

22 Misfortune and Exile Ennobled, 177
Fidelity of an Irish Bard;
29 Death of David Rizzio,

203
Jerusalem and the Jews,
57 Abbotsford,

231

Wild Revenge,

58 Admiral Wrangell's Expedition to Si-

Pompeii,

581 beria.

255

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