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NEW SERIES—VOL. I. NO. 1 WHOLE NUMBER, CLXXXVIII.
SATUBDAY MOBBING, JANUABI 3, 1852.
TABLE OF CONTENTS.
The Prodigal’s Return—A New Year’s Story—by Mrs.
Alice B. Neal, - - - - - - - 1
The Queen’s Opera, by Thomas Carlyle, - 4
The Lord Chrystmasse, - 5
The Death of a Whale, by Herman Melville, - - ib.
Beauty and Joy—An Epigram, - - - - 6
The Founding of the Beil, (Illustrated,) - - - ib.
A Sonnet on the Submarine Telegraph, - - - ib.
The New Year; Bills Payable ;An Apology, - 7
A DISH OF GOSSIP.
A Christmas Festival, A January Sonnet, Railing against
Rails, Frederica Bremer, The Greek Slave, Cheap
Books in England, Taking it Coolly, Punch’s Report
of the Funny Market, A Spiritual Conundrum, “It
is the cause, my Lord!” A Considerate Critic,
Our Supplements, An Alliterate Trio of Topic, Ficti
tious Tales, An Epigram on Lola Montes, The Aus
trian Nobles, “ What it is to be born!” Our City Ag’t., 8
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OUR BOOK TABLE.
Dream-Life,by Ik Marve; Clover-IS ook, by Alice Carey;
Dream-Land by Daylight, by Caroline Chesebro; Me
moirs of Chalmers, by Dr. Hanna; The Excellent
Woman; The Instructive Gilt, and other Juveniles;
Utterance, by Caroline A. Briggs; The Tutor’s Ward, 9
Harper’s Magazine, The International, Deßow’s Com
mercial Review, - - - - - - -10
Events in the Old World, ib.
Scientific Gleanings, ------ ib.
Musical Matters, ------ ib.
Events in the New World, ib.
Editorial Brevities, ------ ib.
A Lesson ; Poetry, - - - - - - - 11
Pointed Paragraphs. —Eloquence of Kossuth, Critical Com
positors, Delicacy of Speech, - - . - - ib.
The Relations of Science to Agriculture, - - - ib.
The Lamb of God, (Lesson for Jan. 4,) - - * - 12
New Work by Powers, ib.
Random Readings, , ib.