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“ The Story of our Lives from Year to Year.”_SHAKESPEARE.
ALL THE YEAR ROUND.
A TUeekly Journal.
WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED HOUSEHOLD WORDS.
FROM SEPTEMBER 28, 1861, to March 8, 1862.
Including No. 127 to No. 150.
PUBLISHED AT No. 26, WELLINGTON STREET,
AND BY MESSRS. CHAPMAN AND HALL, 193, PICCADILLY,
PAGE A STRANGE Story 1, Cricket Match, The One-armed Hundred Years Ago, A
546 25, 49, 73, 97, 121, 145, 169, 193, and One-legged
33 Hungarian Dragoon, The 217, 241, 265, 289, 313, 337, 361, Criminal Statistics
471 Hurrah for the Road
300 385, 409, 433, 457 481, 505, 529, 553 Critic, Mr. Hawk, The
330 Hutchinson, Mr., in Africa 234 African Negroes
234 Crowns, A History of Agricultural Encampments 229
ICE-BOUND in Russia
396 277, 307 DANUBE, The
422 Illustrious Men
281 Agricultural Society, The Royal Demetrius's Doubles
21 In and Out of School
77 229, 277, 307 Divine Authority of Kings
222 Incombustible Muslin 323, 441 Agriculture, The Iron Age of . 307 Divine Hedge, The
222 Incorrigible Rogues
471 Almanacs 318 Don't ! 200, 349 Incumbered Estates Act
114 America, The Morrill Tariff 328 Double Likenesses 19 India, Famine in
519 American Cemeterics 226 Dr. Arthaud on Wine
2 46 India. The Play of Nil DarAmerican Cotton . 256 Drift 87, 202 pain
158 American Disunion 295, 328 Du Chailli's African Travels 236 Indian Cotton
91, 259 American Humour 190 Du Plessis, The Prodigy Hunter 331 Indian Suttee
5 American Notes 540 Duke of Saxe-Coburg Gotha . 174 Infant Mortality
455 American Slave Sale 125
Infant Nursery, The
155 American Slave Story 108 EARTHQUAKE of Last Year
Iron Age of Agriculturo 307 American Vigilance Committee 477 Eden and Paradiso
104 An Enlightened Clergyman 558 Edward the Confessor
87 Antiochus and his Double 19 Egyptian Railway
513 Jack Cade.
20 At Home in Russia 29 English-American Sea Ducl 310 Japanese Life
284 At the Court of the King of the English Life Abroad
274 John Bull Abroad
274 Gipsies 69 English Roads
302 Judge Lynch's Mercy Australian Aboriginals
321, 477 14 Englishmen Abroad 326 Judicial Murder
405 Australian Milk and Water 13 Equinoctial Trip in the Grcai Justice in Russia .
30 Eastern Bees of Carlisle, Tho. 403
153 Behind the Pope's Scenes 133 Fair Man of Dark Fortune 153, 237 Kerlis Peak
260 Benefit Clubs 464 Famine in India 519 King Edward the Confessor
87 Best House of Correction 537 Farm Labourer in Poverty 462 King of the Gipsies
69 Between the Cradle and the Fever Hospital :
512 Kiugs, The Divine Right of Grave. 454 Field-Day, A Volunteer's
61 Black Flags in the Channel
. 323, 441 Black Men, Stories of 2:34 Fire, Accidents by 323, 441 Lambert Simnel
20 Black Mill, The 304 France a Century Ago
Lambeth Water Company 153 Bon Ton 58, 92 Francophobia
85 Lebanou, Cotton at
344 Boots in Russia 475 Footprints Here and there 13 Lesurques, Romance, The
• 157, Bribes. 349 Foreign Affairs . 326
237 French Administrative, The 234 Lighthouse, Story of a
424 CANNIBALS of Africa 236 French Bon Ton
19 Carlisle Mechanics' Institution 403 French Highways
234 Little Geniuses.
281 Catacombs of Paris 516 French Songs 418, 561 Little Magic, A
400 Catacombs of Rome 208 French Trials for Murder 153, Locatelli's Execution
405 Cattle Shows. 231, 277, 307
237, 405, 500 Locomotive in Slippers, The 513 Cécile Combettes, The Murder Frenchman on Wine, A
246 London Water
. 137, 150 of. 500 From Turkey to Persia 643 Long Services
128 Cemeteries in America 226 Frozen to Death 899 Lost in the Jungle
88 Census Taking, Story of 467 Funerals in America
226 Love and Marriage in Persia 428 Century Ago, A. 546
510 Chatham, Soldiers' Club at 539 GARDEN of Eden, The. 43 Lynch Law
321, 477 Chelsea Water Works 153 Gas Lighting
55 Chesapeake and Shaunon Ac- Genii of the Lamps
55 MACHINES for Agriculture 307 tion, The 310 Genius, Men of . 281 Mad Doctors
510 Children's Hospital 454 Ghost Story, Mr. H.'s,
400 Chimney pieces. 65 Gipsy Life 69 Mandevile's Stories
356 China, Suitee in
Globe Theatre, The
281 Christmas Boxes 202 Going to the Play with Shake. Marriage in Persia
379 Martin Guerre's Likeness 22 Church Service Reform 128 Good Servant, The Bad Master Master and Man
368 Circumstantial Evidence 314
332, 441 Matrimonial
30 Circus Life 181 Grand Junction Water Works 153 M.D. and M.A.D.
510 City in Arms, The 202 Gratuities 200, 349 Members of the V.C.
477 Coach Travelling, 302 Great Eastern in a Storm
204 Memorial to Lord Herbert Coal Mine, Accident at Hart
Green Light, The
Guilty, or Not Guilty? Commission of Lunacy; A
Mendoza, The Earthquake at. 444 510
186 Convict Treatment 471 HARTLEY Colliery Accident 492 Mexican Revolution, A
46 Corn from Russia 382 Hatteras Lighthouse 424 Michael the Dragoon
873 Cost of Coal .
393 Milcarrambas Revolution, The 46 Cotton at Lebanon 344 Herbert Memorial, The 102 Mites.
419 Cotton Cultivation in Bengal . 91 Highwaymen
405 Cotton Eden, A 342 Historical Likenesses
Morning Caller, The Cotton Fields 256 History of a Young Ology
Morrill Tariff Cotton Piclus, Old and New 125 Hodsou, Mr., on Japan 284 Mortal Strukgle
542 Cradle and the Grave . 454 Human Moasters 531 Mortgage, Borrowing on
senger from Inkermann 32 Through a Difficult Country 205 Murder of Cécile Combettes 500 The Great National Railway 140 Ticket of Leave, The
471 Murder of the Courier of
033 Murder of Vellerte at Romno
In the Hands of the Police 143 Town and Country Circus Life 181 Music in the Streets. 179 Frost after a December Thaw; Town and Gown
203 Muslin Rendered Incombus
Risk by the River
356 tible. 323, 441 Officially Rescued
255 | Travelling in the Last Century 301 Myddelton, Sir Hugh . 150 Nothing Like Russian Lea- Trial at Toulouse
500 ther 382 Tunnel Spiders
369 NATIONAL School Teaching 79 Ice-bound in
396 Turkey to Persia
543 Negroes, Stories of 234 Wolves 399 | Turkeys .
117 New Disease, A 164 Up the Danube, 422 Turnpikes
534 New River, The.
462 New Zealand 130 Shopkeepers.
474 | Two Nights in the Catacombs 516 Nil Darpan 158 The Starosta 477 Tybourne Brook
139 Non-Inflammable Garments 323, 441 Nothing Like Russiau Leather 383 St. George and the Dragoman 538
UNREPORTED Speech, An 179 San Francisco, Lynching in 477 Up the Danube.
492 On Bribes 319 Saving a Patient
108 On the Chimney-pieco
65 Saxe-Coburg Gotha, The Dukė VALET de Chambre, The 369 Operating for a Rise 46 174 Vigilance Committee, A
477 Organ Nuisance 180 School-time
77 Voice from a Pew
128 Our Latest Eden 284 Sea Duel, A 310 Volunteer Field-day.
61 Our Old Abbey, 87, 496 Sebastian Dorbo
20 Our old and Ner cotton Select Committee on French WALBROOKE
139 PAINTED Eyes . 16 Servants' Gratuities.
200 Water Supply of London. 137, 150 Paper-alaking 7 Seventeen Hundred and Sixty- Wegby Murder, The.
139 Paris, Lost in the Catacombs · 516 Shakespeare Going to the Play 379 West Middlesex Water Works 153 Perkin Warbeck 20 Shannon and Chesapeake Ac
87, 496 Persia, Love and Marriage in 428 tion, The
310 What is Fire ?
393 Pet Prejudices 84 Short School Hours 77 What Wine Does for Us
246 Pinch of Poverty 402 Show Cattle
277 Wife Sacrifice in China Piraies 623 Sick Child, The 454 Wine, Dr. Arthaud on
246 Play in Shakespeare's Time 379 Skating Spiders.
351 Winter in Russia
397 Pliny's Stories 356 Slave Sale 125 Withered Daisy, The
210 Poor Benefit Club, Tho
Soldiers' Club, TU
339 Poor Rate Relief
Southwark Water Company
331, 356 Pope, a Portrait of the
368 Pope's Government, The 133 Union
299 Working Men of Carlisle, The 403 Portable Property in Land. 11 Spiders
351, 369 Wrockers, A Story of the 424 Prejudices . 84 Stature of Men of Genius
281 Prince Ernest of Saxe-Coburg: 174 Stories of the Black Men
23# YELLOW Pamphlet, The . 17 Prodigy Hunter, A
331 Stories of the Marvellous 331, 356 Young Man from the Country, Professor Bon Ton os, 93 Story about Mazic 400
540 Pursuit of Cricket under Dim
Story of an American Slavo 108 culties 33 Story of Census-taking 467 ZADKIEL's Prophecies.
318 Story of Hatteras Lighthouso 424 Zula in Russia RAILWAY Accidents
17 Story of Michael the Dragoon 373 Railway Compensation for Story of Mr. H's Narrative 36
POETRY Accidents 17 Story of the Black Mill 301 A GREAT Man
421 Railway Statistics 303 Story of the Catacombs of At the Roadside
181 Railway Travelling in the East 513 Rome
203 Fair Urience
372 Rather Interested in Railways 17 Strauge Story, Å.
1, Fallen Leaves
36 Rather Remarkable Person 467 25, 49, 73, 97, 121, 143, 169, 193, Hermit at Home
203 Roads, The Improvement of 300 217, 241, 263, 239, 313, 337, 361. How Lady Blanche Arundel Roads of Old London.
301 385, 409, 433, 457, 481, 505, 529, 553 held Wardour for King Rome, a Portrait of the Pope . 133 Street Music
107 Rome, Lecatelle's Execution 405 Striking Likenesses
13 Lady Witch, The
276 Rome, The Catacombs of 208 Study
132 Royal Agricultural Society
390 277, 307 Sutice in China.
Mine Spirit, Tho
313 Russian Travel :
On the Waste At Home in Russia
29 TAPE at the Horse Guards 509 Rabbi Ben Ephrain's Treasure A Peasant's Uut in 29 Terrestrial Paradise, l'ho
Rosemary from the Camaldoli Rule of the Road in 30 Theatres Shakespeare's Monastery, Naples
252 Five in a Kibitka 31 Tinne
13 Factory Lite 32 Theatrical Properties
The Extra Christmas Number, "TOM TIDDLER'S GROUND," will be found at the end of the Volume, containius
IV. Picking up Waiss at Sea .
V. Picking up a Pocket Book
VI. Picking up Miss Kimnicons
ALL THE YEAR ROUND.
A WEEKLY JOURNAL.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1861.
BY THE AUTHOR OF
A STRANGE, STORY. subject you could have hit on. Pray give us
the details.” MY NOVEL,” “RIENZI," &c.
“So encouraged,” said the traveller, good humouredly, "I
will not hesitate to communi
cate the little I know. In Aleppo, there had That evening I went to Mrs. Poyntz's; it lived for some years a man who was held by the was one of her ordinary "reception nights,” and natives in great reverence. He had the reputaI felt that she would 'naturally expect my at- tion of extraordinary wisdom, but was difficult tendance as 'a proper attention.'
of access; the lively imagination of the OrienI joined a group engaged in general conversa- tals invested his character with the fascinations tion, of which Mrs. Poyntz herself made the of fable; in short, Haroun of Aleppo was popucentre, knitting, as usual, rapidly while she larly considered a magician. Wild stories were talked, slowly when she listened.
told of bis powers, of his preternatural age, of his Without mentioning the visit I had paid that boarded treasures. Apart from such disputable morning, I turned the conversation on the titles to homage, there seemed no question, from different country places in the neighbourhood, all I heard, that his learning was considerable, and then incidentally asked, "What sort of a his charities extensive, his manner of life irreman is Sir Philip Derval? Is it not strange proachably ascetic. He appears to have rethat he should suffer so fine a place to fall sembled those Arabian sages of the Gotbic age into decay?” The answers I received added to whom modern science is largely indebted-a little to the information I had already obtained. mystic enthusiast but an earnest scholar. A Mrs. Poyntz knew nothing of Sir Philip Derval, wealthy and singular Englishman, long resident except as a man of large estates, whose rental had in another part of the East, aflicted by some been greatly increased by a rise in the value of languishing disease, took a journey to Aleppo to property be possessed in the town of L-, consult this sage, who, among his other acand which lay contiguous to that of her hus- quirements, was held to have discovered rare band. Two or three of the older inhabitants of secrets in medicine—his countrymen said in the Hill had remembered him in his early days, charms. One morning, not long after the when he was gay, high-spirited, hospitable, Englishman's arrival, Haroun was found dead in lavish. One observed that the only person in his bed, apparently strangled, and the EnglishLwhom he had admitted to his subsequent man, who lodged in another part of the town, seclusion was Dr. Lloyd, who was then without had disappeared; but some of his clothes, and practice, and whom he had employed as an a crutch on which he habitually supported himn. assistant in certain chemical experiments. self, were found a few miles distant from Aleppo
Here a gentleman struck into the conversa- near the roadside. There appeared no doubt tion. He was a stranger to me and to L-, that he, too, had been murdered, but his corpse a visitor to one of the dwellers on the Hill, who could not be discovered. Sir Philip Derval siad had asked leave to present him to its Queen as a been a loving disciple of this Sage of Aleppo, great traveller and an accomplished antiquarian. to whom he assured me he owed not only that
Said this gentleman: "Sir Philip Derval! I knowledge of medicine which, by report, Sir know him. I met him in the East. He was Philip possessed, but the insight into various then, still, I believe, very fond of chemical truths of nature, on the promulgation of which it science; a clever, odd, philanthropical man; was evident Sir Philip cherished the ambition had studied medicine, or at least practised it; to found a philosophical celebrity for himself.” was said to have made many marvellous cures. “Of what description were those truths of I became acquainted with him in Aleppo. He nature ?" I asked, somewhat sarcastically. had come to that town, not much frequented by “Sir, I am unable to tell you, for Sir Philip English travellers, in order to inquire into the did not inform me, nor did I much care to ask, murder of two men, of whom one was his friend for what may be revered as truths in Asia are and the other his countryman.
usually despised as dreams in Europe. To " This is interesting," said Mrs. Poyntz, return to iny story. Sir Philip had been in dryly. “We who live on this innocent Hill all Aleppo a little time before the murder ; had left love stories of crime; murder is the pleasantest the Englishman under the care of Haroun; he