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“ The Story of our Lives from Year to Year.”—SHAKESPEARE.
ALL THE YEAR ROUND.
A Weekly Journal.
WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED HOUSEHOLD WORDS.
FROM SEPTEMBER 28, 1861, to MARCI 8, 1862.
Including No. 127 10 No. 150.
AND BY MESSRS. CHAPMAN AND HALL, 193, PICCADILLY,
PAOB A STRANGE Story
1, 25, 49, 73, 97, 121, 145, 169, 193, 217, 241, 265, 299, 313, 337, 361,
385, 409. 433, 457 481, 505, 529, 553 African Negroes
234 Agricultural Eucampments 229,
277, 307 Agricultural Society, The Royal
229, 277, 307 Agriculture, The Iron Age of 307 Almanacs
318 America. The Morrill Tarifi
328 American Cemeteries
226 American Cotton
256 American Disunion
295, 3:28 American Humour
190 American Notes
540 American Slave Sale
125 American Slave Story
108 American Vigilance Committee 477 An Enlightened Clergymau 558 Antiochus and his Double
19 At Home in Russia
29 At the Court of the King of the Gipsies
69 Australian Aboriginals
14 Australian Milk and Water 13 BEES of Carlisle, The
403 Behind the Pope's Scenes 133 Benefit Clubs
461 Best House of Correction 537 Between the Cradle and the Grave .
456 Black Flags in the Channel 523 Black Men, Stories of
2:34 Black Min, The
3046 Bon Ton
58, 92 Boots in Russia
PAGE Cricket Match, The Onic-armed Hundred Years Ago, A
. . 546 and One-legged 33 Hungarian Dragoon, The
• 373 Crininal Statistics
300 Critic, Mr. Hawk, The
330 Hutchiuson, Mr., in Africa . 234 Crowns, A History of
281 Demetrius's Doubles' 21 In and Out of School
77 Divine Authority of Kings
Incombustible Muslin 323, 441 Divine Hedge, The 222 Incorrigible Rogues
471 Don't! 200, 349 Incumbered Estates act
114 Double Likenesses 19 India, Famine in
519 Dr. Arthaud on Wine
246 India. The Play of Nil DarDrift
pan Du Chaillu's African Travels
158 236 Indian Cotton
91, 259 Du Plessis, The Prodigy Hunter 331 Indian Suttee
5 Duke of Saxe-Coburg Gotha 174 Infaut Mortality
455 Infant Nursery, The
155 EARTHQUAKE of Last Year
Iron Age of Agriculture
307 Eden and Paradiso
104 Edward the Confessor
284 English Life Abroad 274 Join Bull Abroad
274 English Roads
302 Judge Lynch's Mercy 321, 477 Englishmen Abroad 326 Judicial Murder
405 Equinoctial Trip in the Great Justice in Russia.
153 FAIR Man of Dark Fortune 153, 237 Kerlis Peak
260 Pamine in India
King Edward the Confessor 87 Farm Labourer in Poverty 402 King of the Gipsies
69 Fever Hospital :
512 Kings, The Divine Right of 922 Field-Day, A Volunteer's 61 Fire 393 LADIES' Lives
323, 441 Fire, Accidents by 323, 441 Lambert Simnel
20 France a Century Ago
551 Lambeth Water Company 153 Francophobia 85 Lebanon, Cotton at
344 Footprints Here and There
13 Lesurques, Romance, The
237 French Administrative, The 234 Lighthouse, Story of a
424 French Bon Ton
281 French Songs
405 237, 405, 500 Locomotive in Slippers, The 513 Frenchman on Wine, A 246 London Water
. 137, 150 From Turkey to Persia 543 Long Services
128 Frozen to Death 399 Lost in the Jungle
88 Funerals in America
226 Love and Marriage in Persia 428 Lunacy Doctors
510 GARDEN of Eden, The. 43 Lynch Law
321, 477 Gas Lighting
55 Genii of the Lamps
55 MACHIXES for Agriculture 307 Genius, Men of . 281 Mad Doctors
510 Ghost Story, Mr. H.'s, 36 Magic
• 400 Gipsy Life 69 Mandevile's Stories
356 Globe Theatre, The 381 Marks of Genius .
281 Going to the Play with Shake. Marriage in Persia
379 Martin Guerre's Likeness 22 Good Servant, The Bad Master Master and Man
368 332, 441 Matrimonial French Polish 30 Grand Junction Water Works 153 M.D. and M.A.D.
510 Gratuities 200,349 Members of the V.C.
477 Great Eastern in a storm
201 Memorial to Lord Herbert 102 Green Light, The 424 Men of Genius
281 Guilty, or Not Guilty ?
34+ Meudoza, The Earthquake at
186 HARTLEY Colliery Accident 492 Mexican Revolution, A
46 Hatteras Lighthouse
393 Milcarrambas Revolution, The 46 Herbert Memorial, The
405 Historical Likenesses
19 Morning Caller, The History of a Young Ology 186 Morrill Tariff
328 Hodson, Mr., on Japan 284 Morta! Struggle
542 Humau Monsters
531 Mortgage, Borrowing on 115
CANNIBALS of Africa
236 Carlisle Mechanics Institution 403 Catacombs of Paris
516 Catacombs of Rome.
208 Cattle Shows
231, 277, 307 Cécile Combettes, The Murder
500 Cemeteries in America
226 Census Taking, Story of
467 Century Ago, A.
546 Chatham, Soldiers' Club at
539 Chelsea Water Works
153 Chesapeake and Shaunon Ac tion, The
310 Children's Hospital
65 China, Suitee in
5 Christmas Boxes
104 Church Service Reform
128 Circumstantial Evidence 31 Circus Life
182 City in Arms, The
202 Coach Travelling
302 Coal Mine, Accident at
492 Coru mission of Lunacy, A 510 Convict Treatment
471 Corn from Russia
382 Cost of Coal.
432 Cotton at Lebanon
344 Cotton Cultivation in Bengal 91 Cotton Eden, A
349 Cotton Fields
256 Cotton Pielus, Old and New 125 Cradle and the Grave
PAON Mr. H.'s Own Narrative . 36 The Emperor and the Mes- This Sheet of Paper
7 Murder at Wegby, The
senger from Inkermann 32 Through a Dillicult Country 203 Murder of Cécile Coinbettes 500 The Great National Railway 140 Ticket of Leave, The
471 Murder of the Courier of
Horse-keepers at Moscow 142 Tolls and No Tolls Murder of Vellerte at Rome 405 In the Hands of the Police 143 Town and Country Circus Life 181 Music in the Streets, 179 Frost aftera December Thaw; Town and Gown
203 Muslin Rendered Incombus
Risk by the River
253 Travelling in the Last Century 301 Myddelton, Sir Hugh. 150 Nothing Like Russian Lea- Trial at Toulouse
369 NATIONAL School Teaching 79 Ice-bound in
396 Turkey to Persia
513 Negroes, Stories of 23+ Wolves 399 Turkeys
117 New Disease, A 16+ Up the Danube 422 Turnpikes
534 New River, The.
473 Two Cures for a Pinch
Two Nights in the Catacombs 516 Wil Darpan 15 The Starosta 477 Tybourne Brook
159 Nou-Inilanımahle Garments 323, 412 Nothing Like Russiau Leather 353 St. George and the Dragoman 538 UNREPORTED Speech, An . 179 San Francisco, Lynching in 477 Up the Danube :
422 On Bribes 319 Saving a Patient
103 On the Chimney-piece
65 Saxe-Coburg Gotha, The Duke VALET de Chambre, The 309 Operating for a Rise 46 of.
174 Vigilanco Comunittee, A 477 Orxan Vuisance 10 School-time
Voice from a Pev.
128 Our Latest Eden 284 Sea Duel, A 310 Volunteer Field-day.
61 Our Old Abbey 87, 190 Sebastian Dorin
20 Our old an Seij cottin Select Committee on French WALBROOKE
138 Fields . 123 Sonirs
139 PAINTED Eyes . 161 Servants' Gratuities.
200 Water Supply of London. 137, 150 Paper- jiaking Seventeen Hundred and Sixty- Wegby Vurder, The.
139 Paris, Lost in the Catacombs · 510 Shakespeare Going to the Play 379 West Middlesex Water Works 133 Perkin Warbeck 20 Shamon and Chesapeake Ac
87, 496 Persia, Love and Marriage in 425 tion, The 310 What is Fire!
393 Pet Prejudices 8+ Short School Hors 77 What Wine Does for Us
215 Pinch of Poverty.
5 Pirates 623 Sick Child, The 454 Wine, Dr. Arthaud on
246 Play in Shakespeare's Time 379
397 Pliny's Stories 356 Slave Sale 125 Withered Daisy, The
210 Poor Benefit Club, The
Soldiers' Club, T12
339 Poor Rate Relief 432 Southwark later Company 153
331, 336 Pope, a Portrait of the 134 Spence, Mr., ou The American Word about Servants
308 Pope's Goverument, The 13) Union
293 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 Princo Ernest of Saxe-Coburg: 171 Stories of the Black Vien
23+ YELLOW Pamphlet. The . 17 Prodigy Hunter, A
331 Stories of the Marvellous 331, 356 Young Jan Irom the Country, Professor Bon Ton 53, 92 Story about Mazic 400 The.
540 Pursuit of Cricket under iili- Story of an American Slavo
318 Story of Hatteras Lighthouso 42! Zula in Russia
47 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 Jill 306 A GREAT Man
421 Railway Statistics 303 Story of the Catacombs of At the Roadside
181 Railway Travelling in the East 515 Rome
203 Fair Urience
372 Rather Interested in Railways 17 Strange Story, Å.
1, Fallen Leaves
56 Rather Remarkable Person 467 25, 43, 73, 97, 121, 143, 169, 193, Hermit at loine
203 Roads, The Improvement of 300 217, 241, 205, 239, 313, 337, 361. How Lady Blanche Arundel Roads of Old London.
301 385, 409, 433, 157, 431, 505, 529, 553 held Wardour for King Rome, a Portrait of the Pope . 133 Street dusic
107 Ruine, Lecatelle's Execution 405 Striking Likenesses
12 Lady Witch, The
276 Rome, The Catacombs of 208 Study
77 Life's Balances
132 Royal Agricultural Society 229, Stump Cricket
396 277, 307 Sutice in China.
5 Mme Spirit, The
318 Russian Travel :
On the liste
491 At Home in Russia 29 TAPE at the Ilorse Guarda 539 Rabbi Ben Ephraim's Treasure
SO A Peasant's liut in 23 Terririai Paradise, The
Rosemary froin the Camaldoli Rule of the bad in 30 Thailes Shakespeare's Monastery, Vaples
252 Five in a Kivilaa 31 Tuino 370 Unrest
23 Factory Lile. 32 Theatrical Properties
The Extra Christmas Number, “TOJ TIDDLET'S GROUND,' will be found at the end of the Volume, containing I. Picking up Soot and Cinders .
IV. Picking up Waifs at Sea . II. Picking up) Evening Shadows
1. Picking up a Pocket Book lil. Picking bij Terrible Company
VI. licking up Miss Kimmccus
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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
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 lie 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, afiíicted 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, Englisliman's arrival, Haroun was found dead in lavish. One observed that ihe only person in his bed, apparently strangled, and the EnglishL- whom 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 himassistant 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 had 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 bis 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 Hiil 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