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An essay, written in the style of a letter, on the scenery and activities to be enjoyed in southeastern Switzerland.

Reviews the history of hooped dresses, calling critical attention to the trend.

An essay examining the importance of stage design, particularly open-air theaters. It ends with an analysis of Edward William Godwin's production of Shakespeare's As You Like It.

A review of Mary Anderson's performance in A Winter's Tale that develops into a reflection on the present state of British drama.

A poem on the coming of autumn.

The first installment of the novel, in which Clement Ker denies charity to a servant in need.

A history of the Elizabethan country house, Kirby Hall, owned by the Lord Chancellor to Queen Elizabeth I. It describes the typical grandeur of the house during Queen's Elizabeth's visits and laments the then-decayed state of the house.

Reviews charitable societies that are aimed toward the housing, education, and training of poor and orphaned children. Societies include the Girl's Friendly Society, The Yong Woman's Christian Association, the St. Andrew's Club for Working Lads, and…

Thoughts on the most fashionable jewelry and materials of the season, including designs for cloaks, capes, and bonnets. Closes with news of Paris fashion.


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