Adventures of Harry Richmond, The

Adventures of Harry Richmond, The

One midnight of a winter month the sleepers in Riversley Grange were awakened by a ringing of the outer bell and blows upon the great hall-doors. More info →
Beauchamp’s Career

Beauchamp’s Career

When young Nevil Beauchamp was throwing off his midshipman's jacket for a holiday in the garb of peace, we had across Channel a host of dreadful military officers flashing swords at us for some critical observations of ours upon their soverign, threatenin More info →
Lord Ormont and His Aminta

Lord Ormont and His Aminta

A procession of schoolboys having to meet a procession of schoolgirls on the Sunday's dead march, called a walk, round the park, could hardly go by without dropping to a hum in its chatter, and the shot of incurious half-eyes at the petticoated creatures More info →
Shaving of Shagpat, The

Shaving of Shagpat, The

It was ordained that Shibli Bagarag, nephew to the renowned Baba Mustapha, chief barber to the Court of Persia, should shave Shagpat, the son of Shimpoor, the son of Shoolpi, the son of Shullum; and they had been clothiers for generations, even to the tim More info →
Amazing Marriage, The

Amazing Marriage, The

Everybody has heard of the beautiful Countess of Cressett, who was one of the lights of this country at the time when crowned heads were running over Europe, crying out for charity's sake to be amused after their tiresome work of slaughter: and you know More info →
Diana of the Crossways

Diana of the Crossways

Among the Diaries beginning with the second quarter of our century, there is frequent mention of a lady then becoming famous for her beauty and her wit: "an unusual combination," in the deliberate syllables of one of the writers, who is, however, not disp More info →
Egoist, The

Egoist, The

There was an ominously anxious watch of eyes visible and invisible over the infancy of Willoughby, fifth in descent from Simon Patterne, of Patterne Hall, premier of this family, a lawyer, a man of solid acquirements and stout ambition, who well understoo More info →
Emilia in England

Emilia in England

We are to make acquaintance with some serious damsels, as this English generation knows them, and at a season verging upon May. More info →
Evan Harrington

Evan Harrington

Long after the hours when tradesmen are in the habit of commencing business, the shutters of a certain shop in the town of Lymport-on-the-Sea remained significantly closed, and it became known that death had taken Mr. Melchisedec Harrington, and struck on More info →
Ordeal of Richard Feverel, The

Ordeal of Richard Feverel, The

Some years ago was printed, and published anonymously, dedicated to the author's enemies, a small book of original Aphorisms, under the heading, THE PRINTER'S SCRIPT. More info →