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1 Grand Dieu ! what a state to be in' shrieked Monsieur Delahayey and recoiling shall into have a another distant attack corner of : rheumatism don't come , near !' me—you'll give me cold ?
I then But filled M . Alexander half a tunibler never opened with Cognac Ms lips , drank till Marguerite it at a came draug " ht back , lit . his He and said
. Th chamber i There candle will be , smi no led treading griml ll y d , in t the d cellars — two of to- the morrow horses , and are no dead gathering and the _.
e Homanee grapes are aesroye , , w Eomane ine is e working w in ere the litera vats ll . ' thrashed * * out * * and It was there but was too not true hing . left The to
gather , the grapes vintage came to an y abrupt conclusion , . " " Hand and Glove" is a ital story capitally well "written , and
render got up s it in accessible altogether to a a superior v cap ery numerous not style know . The class where price of that readers , half-a ; -crown and be in ,
tlie way of light literature we do sum can for so profitabl its accomp y and lished pleasantl author y , and expended do not . care We now predict soon a slie great enters success the
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270* Notices O!F Books.
270 * _NOTICES O _! F BOOKS .
A. Friends Lady's Diary At Home Of . The...
A . friends Lady ' s Diary at home of . the London Siege : of John Liicfcnow Murray . , Written Albemarle for Street the perusal , 1858 . of
Whoever can read this little volume through without a tear must either more or less than the heart of a human creature . It
is possess written by the wife of the Chaplain at the Residency of Lucknow ; —one of those very women for whom Havelock _, and Outram , and
Campbell made such heroic efforts , and finally saved from the fate of After Cawnpore reading . this book , we went descri to see the Panorama it contains of Luck and
nowthe better to realize the vivid ptions ;—, and standing gazing upon round the fancied the summi ical t of delusion one of the of the Residency Indian Houses lands- ,
upon mag cape , the defence made by the tiny garrison becomes more and more inconceivable . There we see what we have read in the newspapers
—that the Residency consisted of a cluster of houses and a church , standing in a large garden , in the heart tall slender of a large minarets town— and a sp golden lendid
town domes , , full and of swarming palaces and with mosques a mig , hty . population of Asiatics . " And this cluster of houseswith their gardenwas held for four long
months by a handful , of English against , opposing thousands . Fortunatelthe Residency was somewhat higher than the
surrounding poured y ground in like , but hail it was The ' within women shot and of chidren the rifles were , shot and in shells the
were . innermost rooms where they thought themselves in perfect safety ; and a number of them were sent down to a large cellar room , the
Tve Khana . We extract the page describing their subterranean life : —
" July 5 , Sunday .
stair 11 We s in had the T service ye Khana , and . all Work received was comfort portioned in the out , Hol to y each Communion of us who down are -
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), June 1, 1858, page 270, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01061858/page/54/