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No. 1530. - October 4, 1873.

From Beginning,

Vol. OXIX.

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CONTENTS. I. WORKS OF GEORGE CRUIKSHANK,

British Quarterly Review,
IL THE PARISIANS. By Lord Lytton, author of

“ The Last Days of Pompeii,” “My Novel,”
“ The Caxtons,” etc. Part XVII.,

Blackwood's Magazine,
IIL NEWS FROM THE MOON,

Cornhill Magazine, IV. WILLOWS: A SKETCH. Part I.,

Cornhill Magazine, V. DON CARLOS, DUKE OF MADRID,

Fraser's Magazine, VI. INDIAN AND GERMAN FORESTS,

Pall Mall Gazette, . VII. THE FOURTH OF SEPTEMBER,

Pall Mall Gazette, VIII. THE FUTURE OF LABOUR,

Pall Mall Gazette, IX. A PERSIAN TOWN,.

Gentleman's Magazine, X. FIELD SPORTS IN INDIA,

Oriental,

POETRY BRILLIANTS.

Foreboding, Honor,

Sunset, Hope's Song,

The Infinite, Happiness,

Fate and I, Hope,

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BRILLIANTS.

SUNSET.
HONOR.

We call material this fair world of ours,

And so it seems to gross, material eyes, Say, what is honor ? 'T is the finest sense

That see no beauty in earth's forest flowers, Of justice which the human mind can frame,

No heavenly splendors in her sunset skies. Intent each lurking frailty to disclaim,

But are there not, in yonder gorgeous scene, And guard the way of life from all offense

A beauty and a grandeur not of earth?
Suffered or done.

A glory breaking from yon cloudy screen
Wordsworth.

Revealing to the soul its nobler birth?

Can things material such fair forms assume, HOPE'S SONG.

And thus delight and charm the human mind ?

Or doth the Spirit with its rays illume THE world may change from old to new, Their inmost depths, from matter now reFrom new to old again;

fined, Yet hope and heaven, forever true,

That man may thus with it communion hold, Within man's heart remain.

And learn of higher things than sense has The dreams that bless the weary soul,

told ? The struggles of the strong,

Jones Very. Are steps toward some happy goal, The story of Hope's song. Sarah F. Adams.

THE INFINITE.

God speaks to hearts of men in many ways; HAPPINESS.

Some the red banner of the rising sun FOND man, that looks on earth for happiness, Spread o'er the snow-clad hills, has taught his And here long seeks what here is never found ! praise; For all our good we hold from Heaven by Some the sweet silence when the day is lease,

done; With many forfeits and conditions bound : Some after loveless lives, at length have Nor can we pay the fine, and rentage due ; Though now but writ, and sealed, and given His word in children's hearts and children's anew,

gaze; Yet daily we it break, then daily must renew. And some have found him where low rafters

Phinehas Fletcher.

ring To greet the hand that helps, the heart that

cheers ; HOPE.

And some in prayer and some in perfecting AUSPICIOUS Hope! in thy sweet garden grow

Of watchful toil through unrewarding years. Wreaths for each toil, a charm for every woe ; And some not less are his, who vainly sought Won by their sweets, in Nature's languid His voice, and with his silence have been hour,

taught The way-worn pilgrim seeks thy summer Who bare his chain that bade them to be bower;

bound, There, as the wild bee murmurs on the wing, And, at the end, in finding not, have found. What peaceful dreams thy handmaid spirits

bring ! What viewless forms the Æolian organ play, And sweep the furrowed lines of anxious

FATE AND I.
thought away!

FATE and I have met and kissed ;
Campbell.

She is fairer than I thought her,

Patient faith the years have taught her ;

She hath found no place for hate,
FOREBODING.

Though she walketh desolate.
WHAT weight is this which presses on my
soul?

God is love ; his will is Fate,
Powerless to rise, I sink amidst the dust :
The days in solemn cycle o'er me roll,

Therefore Fate is love's fulfilling.

Her I follow gladly willing, While, praying, I can only wait and trust.

Since, where'er her path may be,

God himself shall walk with me. - Trust the dear Hand that all my life has

led Through pastures green, by waters pure

and So we struggle, Fate and I, still ;

Up the steeps of stern endeavor, If now he leads me through dark ways and Through the night storm, turning ever dread,

Toward the east, whose dawning blest Shall I dare murmur, whatsoe'er his will ? Shall reveal the gates of rest. Lippincott's, for August.

Helen J. Angell, in the Independent

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From The British Quarterly Review. random one, at the tardiness of the TichWORKS OF GEORGE CRUIKSHANK.*

borne trial, and will very probably delight
GEORGE CRUIKSHANK -old George us with some new exhibition of its skill
Cruikshank how many ghosts of to-morrow.
pleasant hours past and gone the The full span of life itself is but three-
name has power to raise ! How few score years and ten, and there is some-
among us to whom some well-thumbed thing astonishing in the mere vitality of
volume, bearing the evident traces of his an artistic career which covers such a
style in every illustration, has not been period. But what is, perhaps, even more
one of the familiar friends of childhood ! surprising than that Mr. Cruikshank
Those who are fortunate enough to have should have drawn with undiminished
been young since the year 1855, and are force and spirit during seventy years, is
indeed young still — though apt to resent the steady lustre of his fame. If we think
the information — may be pretty safely how many things have changed in this
assumed to have conned their fairy lore mutable world since the beginning of the
in the Fairy Library, and derived their century; how many stars have risen and
knowledge of ogres from the truculent set in the firmament of art - set, not in
specimens of the genus there delineated. death alone, but in mere oblivion and
The older generation, who are now having contempt; how very small the proportion
children, nay, grandchildren of their own, of work that has stood the test of time;
smile with remembered gladness as they how much the critical standpoint has
think of the quaint fancies that lurked in changed; how great the tendency has
the copy of Knickerbocker's History of been, especially lately, to display original-
New York, let us say, or Grimm's Stories, ity of judgment by differing from one's
or Peter Parley's Tales about Christmas, predecessors we shall see that thus to
on the bookshelves of long ago. And even have “run the gauntlet " unscathed is no
the great grand-fathers of the present - small achievement. And when we speak
but that was so long before this century of fame, we do not at all refer to the ad-
had reached its teens that the artist had miration of mere ignorance. Mr. Cruik-
not yet made himself a name — even they shank has drawn for the many, and
may have purchased the children's lottery the many have admired him ; but the
tickets which it was one of his earliest few have admired him no less, though
tasks to decorate. Thackeray, speaking with greater discrimination. Christopher
regretfully, as his manner was, of the joy- North,* sitting at the ambrosial board in
ous time when he and Leech had been company with the Shepherd, burst into
young together “in the consulship of Homeric laughter over some of the caric-
Plancus," seemed half-inclined, so vener-aturist's earlier works. Thackeray, with
able was Cruikshank's fame, to throw him'that charm of manner which was all his
back two or three generations, into the own, devoted one article in the Westmins-
mythic days of “Priscus Plancus.” ter Review † to their elucidation, and af-
Alas! the later men are gone. Thack- terwards returned to the subject, with
eray has left us, and Leech. But the old undiminished admiration, in the Quarter-
giant still remains, the living representa- ly. I The latter journal, $ discussing the
tive of an art even earlier than theirs ; illustrations to Oliver Twist, expressed
and the hand that first held the etching surprise that the Academy should not
needle in 1803, shot its shaft, and that no have enrolled their designer among its

members ; and really, having regard to
A Descriptive Catalogue of the Works of George the state of English painting in 1840, we
Cruikshank, Etchings, Woodcuts, Lithographs, aud
Glyphographs, with a List of Books illustrated by
Him. Chiefly compiled from the Collections of Mr.
Thomas Morson, Mr. Edmund Story Maskelyne, and

* See Professor Wilson's Works, Vol. 1. p. 255.
Mr. Edwin Truman, by George William Reed, † See Westminster Review for June, 1840.
Keeper of the Prints and Drawings in the British Mu See Quarterly Review for December, 1854, Art.
seum; with an Essay on his Genius and Works by E.
BELL, M. A,; and Three Hundred and Thirteen Illus $ See Quarterly Review, Vol. LXIV. Art. on Oliver

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