Eighteenth Century Waifs
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Eighteenth Century Waifs

By John Ashton
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  • EIGHTEENTH CENTURY WAIFS BY JOHN ASHTON AUTHOR OF “SOCIAL LIFE IN THE REIGN OF QUEEN ANNE,” ETC., ETC. IN ONE VOLUME. LONDON: AND BLACKETT, PUBLISHERS, 13, GREAT MARLBOROUGH STREET. 1887. All Rights Reserved.
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • A FORGOTTEN FANATIC.1
  • A FASHIONABLE LADY’S LIFE.
    • HOW DO YOU EMPLOY YOUR TIME NOW?
    • THE JOURNAL OF A MODERN LADY.
  • GEORGE BARRINGTON.
  • MILTON’S BONES.
    • STANZAS On the late indecent Liberties taken with the remains of the great Milton. Anno 1790.
    • A NARRATIVE, &c.
    • MILTON.
    • POSTSCRIPT.
  • THE TRUE STORY OF EUGENE ARAM.
    • The examination of Richard Houseman, of Knaresbrough, flax-dresser.
  • REDEMPTIONERS.
    • ‘STOP THE VILLAIN!
  • A TRIP TO RICHMOND IN SURREY.
  • GEORGE ROBERT FITZGERALD, COMMONLY CALLED ‘FIGHTING FITZGERALD.’
  • EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY AMAZONS.
  • THE ‘TIMES’ AND ITS FOUNDER.
    • ‘The Times.
    • TIMES,
    • ‘To the Public.
    • ‘Sale.
    • ‘Cost of 2,000 Papers.
    • ‘The New Year.
  • IMPRISONMENT FOR DEBT.
  • JONAS HANWAY.
  • A HOLY VOYAGE TO RAMSGATE A HUNDRED YEARS AGO.
  • QUACKS OF THE CENTURY.
    • THE FAMOUS AND VIRTUOUS NECKLACES.
    • ‘An Acrostic, by a Lady.
    • Epigram.
  • CAGLIOSTRO IN LONDON.
    • THE END.
    • LONDON: PRINTED BY DUNCAN MACDONALD, BLENHEIM HOUSE.
    • LIST OF THE PRINCIPAL CONTENTS.
    • DONOVAN: A MODERN ENGLISHMAN.
    • WE TWO.
    • IN THE GOLDEN DAYS.
    • WON BY WAITING.
    • HIS LITTLE MOTHER. By the Author of “John Halifax, Gentleman.”
    • MY LORD AND MY LADY. By Mrs. Forrester.
    • SOPHY. By Violet Fane.
    • A HOUSE PARTY. By Ouida.
    • OMNIA VANITAS. By Mrs. Forrester.
    • BETRAYAL OF REUBEN HOLT. By Barbara Lake.
    • THE BRANDRETHS. By the Right Hon. A. J. B. Beresford Hope, M.P.
  • THE NEW AND POPULAR NOVELS. PUBLISHED BY HURST & BLACKETT.
  • HURST & BLACKETT’S STANDARD LIBRARY OF CHEAP EDITIONS OF POPULAR MODERN WORKS. ILLUSTRATED BY Sir J. E. Millais, Sir J. Gilbert, Holman Hunt, Birket Foster, John Leech, John Tenniel, J. Laslett Pott, etc. Each in a Single Volume, with Frontispiece, price 5s.
    • I.—SAM SLICK’S NATURE AND HUMAN NATURE.
    • II.—JOHN HALIFAX, GENTLEMAN.
    • III.—THE CRESCENT AND THE CROSS. BY ELIOT WARBURTON.
    • IV.—NATHALIE. BY JULIA KAVANAGH.
    • V.—A WOMAN’S THOUGHTS ABOUT WOMEN. BY THE AUTHOR OF “JOHN HALIFAX, GENTLEMAN.”
    • VI.—ADAM GRAEME OF MOSSGRAY. BY MRS. OLIPHANT.
    • VII.—SAM SLICK’S WISE SAWS AND MODERN INSTANCES.
    • VIII.—CARDINAL WISEMAN’S RECOLLECTIONS OF THE LAST FOUR POPES.
    • IX.—A LIFE FOR A LIFE. BY THE AUTHOR OF “JOHN HALIFAX, GENTLEMAN.”
    • X.—THE OLD COURT SUBURB. BY LEIGH HUNT.
    • XI.—MARGARET AND HER BRIDESMAIDS. BY THE AUTHOR OF “THE VALLEY OF A HUNDRED FIRES.”
    • XII.—THE OLD JUDGE; OR, LIFE IN A COLONY. BY SAM SLICK.
    • XIII.—DARIEN; OR, THE MERCHANT PRINCE. BY ELIOT WARBURTON.
    • XIV.—FAMILY ROMANCE; OR, DOMESTIC ANNALS OF THE ARISTOCRACY. BY SIR BERNARD BURKE, ULSTER KING OF ARMS.
    • XV.—THE LAIRD OF NORLAW. BY MRS. OLIPHANT.
    • XVI.—THE ENGLISHWOMAN IN ITALY. BY MRS. G. GRETTON.
    • XVII.—NOTHING NEW. BY THE AUTHOR OF “JOHN HALIFAX, GENTLEMAN.”
    • XVIII.—LIFE OF JEANNE D’ALBRET, QUEEN OF NAVARRE. BY MISS FREER.
    • XIX.—THE VALLEY OF A HUNDRED FIRES. BY THE AUTHOR OF “MARGARET AND HER BRIDESMAIDS.”
    • XX.—THE ROMANCE OF THE FORUM; OR, NARRATIVES, SCENES, AND ANECDOTES FROM COURTS OF JUSTICE. BY PETER BURKE, SERJEANT AT LAW.
    • XXI.—ADÈLE. BY JULIA KAVANAGH.
    • XXII.—STUDIES FROM LIFE. BY THE AUTHOR OF “JOHN HALIFAX, GENTLEMAN.”
    • XXIII.—GRANDMOTHER’S MONEY. BY F. W. ROBINSON.
    • XXIV.—A BOOK ABOUT DOCTORS. BY JOHN CORDY JEAFFRESON.
    • XXV.—NO CHURCH. BY F. W. ROBINSON.
    • XXVI.—MISTRESS AND MAID. BY THE AUTHOR OF “JOHN HALIFAX, GENTLEMAN.”
    • XXVII.—LOST AND SAVED. BY THE HON. MRS. NORTON.
    • XXVIII.—LES MISERABLES. BY VICTOR HUGO. Authorised Copyright English Translation.
    • XXIX.—BARBARA’S HISTORY. BY AMELIA B. EDWARDS.
    • XXX.—LIFE OF THE REV. EDWARD IRVING. BY MRS. OLIPHANT.
    • XXXI.—ST. OLAVE’S. BY THE AUTHOR OF “JANITA’S CROSS.”
    • XXXII.—SAM SLICK’S TRAITS OF AMERICAN HUMOUR.
    • XXXIII.—CHRISTIAN’S MISTAKE. BY THE AUTHOR OF “JOHN HALIFAX, GENTLEMAN.”
    • XXXIV.—ALEC FORBES OF HOWGLEN. BY GEORGE MAC DONALD, LL.D.
    • XXXV.—AGNES. BY MRS. OLIPHANT.
    • XXXVI.—A NOBLE LIFE. BY THE AUTHOR OF “JOHN HALIFAX, GENTLEMAN.”
    • XXXVII.—NEW AMERICA. BY W. HEPWORTH DIXON.
    • XXXVIII.—ROBERT FALCONER. BY GEORGE MAC DONALD, LL.D.
    • XXXIX.—THE WOMAN’S KINGDOM. BY THE AUTHOR OF “JOHN HALIFAX, GENTLEMAN.”
    • XL.—ANNALS OF AN EVENTFUL LIFE. BY GEORGE WEBBE DASENT, D.C.L.
    • XLI.—DAVID ELGINBROD. BY GEORGE MAC DONALD, LL.D.
    • XLII.—A BRAVE LADY. BY THE AUTHOR OF “JOHN HALIFAX, GENTLEMAN.”
    • XLIII.—HANNAH. BY THE AUTHOR OF “JOHN HALIFAX, GENTLEMAN.”
    • XLIV.—SAM SLICK’S AMERICANS AT HOME.
    • XLV.—THE UNKIND WORD. BY THE AUTHOR OF “JOHN HALIFAX, GENTLEMAN.”
    • XLVI.—A ROSE IN JUNE. BY MRS. OLIPHANT.
    • XLVII.—MY LITTLE LADY. BY E. FRANCES POYNTER.
    • XLVIII.—PHŒBE, JUNIOR. BY MRS. OLIPHANT.
    • XLIX.—LIFE OF MARIE ANTOINETTE. BY PROFESSOR CHARLES DUKE YONGE.
    • L.—SIR GIBBIE. BY GEORGE MAC DONALD, LL.D.
    • LI.—YOUNG MRS. JARDINE. BY THE AUTHOR OF “JOHN HALIFAX, GENTLEMAN.”
    • LII.—LORD BRACKENBURY. BY AMELIA B. EDWARDS.
    • LIII.—IT WAS A LOVER AND HIS LASS. BY MRS. OLIPHANT.
    • LIV.—THE REAL LORD BYRON—THE STORY OF THE POET’S LIFE. BY JOHN CORDY JEAFFRESON.
  • WORKS BY THE AUTHOR OF ‘SAM SLICK, THE CLOCKMAKER.’ Each in One Volume, Frontispiece, and Uniformly Bound, Price 5s.
    • NATURE AND HUMAN NATURE.
    • WISE SAWS AND MODERN INSTANCES.
    • THE OLD JUDGE; OR, LIFE IN A COLONY.
    • TRAITS OF AMERICAN HUMOUR.
    • THE AMERICANS AT HOME.
    • LONDON: HURST AND BLACKETT, PUBLISHERS.
  • WORKS BY THE AUTHOR OF JOHN HALIFAX, GENTLEMAN. Each in One Volume, Frontispiece, and Uniformly Bound, price 5s.
    • JOHN HALIFAX, GENTLEMAN.
    • A WOMAN’S THOUGHTS ABOUT WOMEN.
    • A LIFE FOR A LIFE.
    • NOTHING NEW.
    • THE WOMAN’S KINGDOM.
    • STUDIES FROM LIFE.
    • CHRISTIAN’S MISTAKE.
    • MISTRESS AND MAID.
    • A NOBLE LIFE.
    • A BRAVE LADY.
    • HANNAH.
    • THE UNKIND WORD.
    • YOUNG MRS. JARDINE.
  • WORKS BY MRS. OLIPHANT. >Each in One Volume, Frontispiece, and Uniformly Bound, Price 5s.
    • ADAM GRAEME OF MOSSGRAY.
    • THE LAIRD OF NORLAW.
    • IT WAS A LOVER AND HIS LASS.
    • AGNES.
    • A ROSE IN JUNE.
    • PHŒBE, JUNIOR.
    • LIFE OF THE REV. EDWARD IRVING.
  • WORKS BY GEORGE MAC DONALD, LL.D. Each in One Volume, Frontispiece, and Uniformly Bound, Price 5s.
    • ALEC FORBES OF HOWGLEN.
    • ROBERT FALCONER.
    • DAVID ELGINBROD.
    • SIR GIBBIE.
    • LONDON: HURST AND BLACKETT, PUBLISHERS.
    • WORKS by the AUTHOR of ‘JOHN HALIFAX.’ Each in a Single Volume, with Frontispiece, price 5s.
    • WORKS by GEORGE MAC DONALD, LL.D. Each in a Single Volume, with Frontispiece, price 5s.
    • WORKS by MRS. OLIPHANT. Each in a Single Volume, with Frontispiece, price 5s.
    • WORKS by the AUTHOR of ‘SAM SLICK.’ Each in a Single Volume, with Frontispiece, price 5s.
    • LONDON: HURST AND BLACKETT.
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