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BOSTON:
TICKNOR AND FIELDS,

124 TREMONT STREET.

1867.

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1867, by

TICKNOR AND FIELDS, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Di rict of Massachusetts.

UNIVERSITY PRESS : Welch, BIGELOW, & Co.,

CAMBRIDGE.

CONTENTS.

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Artist's Dream, An

T. W. Higginson

100

Autobiography of a Quack, The, I., II.

466, 586

Bornoo, A Native of

485

Bowery at Night, The

Charles Dawson Shanly.

602

By-Ways of Europe. From Perpignan to Montserrat. Bayard Taylor

495

A Visit to the Balearic Islands. I. Bayard Taylor

680

Busy Brains

Austin Abbott

570

Canadian Woods and Waters

Charles Dawson Shanly.

311

Cincinnati

James Parton

229

Conspiracy at Washington, The

633

Cretan Days .

Wm. 7. Stillman

533

Dinner Speaking

Edward Everett Hale

507

Doctor Molke.

Dr. I. 1. Hayes

43

Edisto, Up the.

T. W. Higginson

Foster, Stephen C., and Negro Minstrelsy

Robert P. Nevin .

608

Fugitives from Labor

F. Sheldon.

370

Grandmother's Story : The Great Snow

Gray Goth, In the

Miss E. Stuart Phelps

559

Great Public Character, A

James Russell Lowell.

618

Growth, Limitations, and Toleration of Shakespeare's Genius E. P. Whipple

178

Guardian Angel, The. VII., VIII., IX., X., XI., XII. Oliver Wendell Holmes 1, 129, 257, 385, 513, 641-

Hospital Memories. I., II.

Miss Eudora Clark

144, 324

International Copyright.

James Parton

430

Jesuits in North America, The .

George E. Ellis

362

Jonson, Ben .

E. P. Whipple

403

Longfellow's Translation of Dante's Divina Commedia

188

Liliput Province, A

W. Winwood Reade

247

Literature as an Art

T. W. Higginson

745

Little Land of Appenzell, The

Bayard Taylor

213

Minor Elizabethan Dramatists

E. P. Whipple.

692

Minor Italian Travels

W. D. Howells

337

Mysterious Personage, A.

John Neal

658

Opinions of the late Dr. Nott, respecting Books, Studies and Orators E. D. Sanborn

527

Pacific Railroads, Our

7. K. Medbery

704

Padua, At

W. D. Howells

25

Passage from Hawthorne's English Note-Books, A

15

Piano in the United States, The

James Parton

82

Poor Richard. II., III.

Henry James, Jr.

Prophetic Voices about America. A Monograph Charles Sumner

275

Religious Side of the Italian Question, The

Joseph Mazzini

108

Rose Rollins, The, I., II. .

Alice Cary :

420, 545

Sunshine and Petrarch

T. W. Higginson

307

Struggle for Life, A

T. B. Aldrich

* The Lie"

C. 7. Sprague.

598

Throne of the Golden Foot, The

7. W. Palmer

T. Adolphus Trollope, Writings of

H. T. Tuckerman

Tour in the Dark, A

670

Uncharitableness

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THE

ATLANTIC MONTHLY.

A Magazine of Literature, Science, Art, ,

and Politics.

VOL. XX. — JULY, 1867. — NO. CXVII.

THE GUARDIAN ANGEL.

SUSAN'S YOUNG MAN.

CHAPTER XIX.

secure him) might look upon it with apprehension, and the owner of Su

san's heart (if of a jealous disposition) THERE seems no reasonable doubt might have thought it worth while to that Myrtle Hazard might have made a make a visit to Oxbow Village to see safe thing of it with Gifted Hopkins, (if after his property. so inclined,) provided that she had only It may seem not impossible that some been secured against interference. But friend had suggested as much as this the constant habit of reading his verses to the young lady's lover. The caution to Susan Posey was not without its would have been unnecessary, or at risk to so excitable a nature as that of least premature. Susan was loyal as the young poet. Poets always were ever to her absent friend. Gifted Hopcapable of divided affections, and Cow- kins had never yet presumed upon the ley's “ Chronicle” is a confession that familiar relations existing between them would fit the whole tribe of them. It to attempt to shake her allegiance. It is true that Gifted had no right to re- is quite as likely, after all, that the gard Susan’s heart as open to the wiles young gentleman about to make his of any new-comer. He knew that she appearance in Oxbow Village visited considered herself, and was considered the place of his own accord, without a by another, as pledged and plighted. hint from anybody. But the fact conYet she was such a devoted listener, cerns us more than the reason of it, her sympathies were so easily roused, just now. her blue eyes glistened so tenderly at “Who do you think is coming, Mr. the least poetical hint, such as “ Nev- Gridley? Who do you think is comer, o never," “ My aching heart,” ing ?” said Susan Posey, her face cov* Go, let me weep,” — any of those ered with a carnation such as the first touching phrases out of the long cata- season may see in a city belle, but not logue which readily suggests itself, – the second that her influence was getting to be * Well, Susan Posey, I suppose I such that Myrtle (if really anxious to must guess, though I am rather slow at

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1867, by TickNOR and Fields, in the Clerk's Office

of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts VOL. XX. — NO. 117

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