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AND JOSEPH H. FRANCIS, 128 WASHINGTON-STREET,

BOSTON.

SOLD BY ALL BOOKSELLERS IN THE UNITED-STATES.

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Pago
About atmospheric air
233 Beauties of arehitecture

375
About grandmothers

104
Be religious, but not boastful

336
About vulgar superstitions

119, 127
Bible and key, superstition about

128

About the emperor Charlemagne

28 Bibon, the German giant

56

Acorn, how to see it germinate in a phial

347 Blankets, origin of

183

Adventure of Braddock's time

11

Black prince

181

Adventures of Jason
257 Boat-building

357, 371

Advantages of gymnastic sports

313 Breakfast table Science 110,150,173,225,273,310,341,362

African prince
95 Brilliant water mirror

302
After breakfast
47 Bull-fights at Santa Anna

48

Almonds and peaches

113 Bull-snake and garter-snake

319

Allegory
86 Bunker-bill monument

324
American anecdotes
11, 46, 205, 263, 278 Calais, affecting incident at its capture

182
American giant
56 Canada rafts and beaver dams

350
Anecdotes about birds
165, 303, 363 Canada log-houses and fountains

169, 288
Anecdotes of General Washington
14, 46 Cart or dray horse

155

Anecdotes of Franklin

284, 346 Charles Freeman, the American giant

56

Anecdote about Gen. Wayne
263 Chameleons and lizards

320
Anecdote of Rev. Dr. Lathrop
336 Childhood of Jane Taylor

293, 299
Anecdote of the raven
26 Child's trials

357

Ancient customs

159 Chancery and chancellor

104

Ancient
presents
119 Cheap dinner, or rival landlords

266
Ancient archers

105, 177,321
Chinese and English

64
Anecdotes about horses
77, 155 Coal burning, origin of

81
Anecdotes about wild turkeys

205
Constantinople, capture of

31

Anecdote of two soldiers

162 Copper coin

183

Anecdotes of

young

Louis Bonaparte

81 Cowling moon, proverb of

85

Anecdote of Gen. Wolfe

224 Cod-fishery of Newfoundland

352

Anecdote of Col. Hayne

277 Contrasts (music and verses)

40

Anecdotes 20, 26, 65, 84, 128, 155, 162, 184, 261, 304, 316 Correspondence

87
88 Court mourning

104
29 Coffee drinking, introduction of

118

Arnold the traitor, anecdotes of

278, 348

Cowper's summer-house

220

Arthur, prince, murder of

31 Conundrums

264, 302

Attraction

311 Cougar, encounter with

271

Avalanche

134 Confounded canvasser

316

350

Corinthian and composite orders of architecture 379

Balcarràs, lord

348 Count d'Estaing

317

Battle of Germantown

263 Copperhead and moccasin snakes

318

Battles of Cressy and Agincourt

181, 281

Credit system

342

Battle of Bannockburn

158 Christening spoons and porringers, ancient

119

Baron Steuben and Benedict Arnold

278 Crockery ware, origin of

159

Bank, boy's miniature

342 Crows, singular sport of

304

Be just before you are generous
193 Crows, uses of

184
Beaver-dams and houses

Curious narrative

21

Angler, young
Arabian Nights

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