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Harper's New Monthly Magazine, No. IX.—February, 1851.—Vol. II.

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  • HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE.
  • No. IX.—FEBRUARY, 1851.—Vol. II.
  • THE TRAVELER; OR, A PROSPECT OF SOCIETY.
  • [From Mayhew's Comic Almanac.] AN INVITATION TO THE ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS.
    • (BY A GENTLEMAN WITH A SLIGHT IMPEDIMENT IN HIS SPEECH.) TO BE READ ALOUD.
  • DEATH OF HOWARD THE PHILANTHROPIST.[1]
  • A SKETCH OF MY CHILDHOOD.
  • [From Bentley's Miscellany.] THE HISTORY AND MYSTERY OF THE GLASS-HOUSE.
    • CURIOUS PROPERTIES OF GLASS.
    • WHY IS NOT GLASS MALLEABLE?
    • DESCRIPTION OF A GLASS-HOUSE.
    • HOW CROWN, PLATE, AND WATCH GLASSES ARE MADE.
  • AN EXCELLENT MATCH; OR, THE BLESSINGS OF BAD LUCK.
  • ANECDOTES OF WORDSWORTH.
  • MODERN MUMMIES.—A VISIT TO THE TOMBS OF BORDEAUX.
  • RECOLLECTIONS OF CHANTREY, THE SCULPTOR.
  • SAILING IN THE AIR.—HISTORY OF AERONAUTICS.
  • [From Colburn's London Magazine.] RECOLLECTIONS OF SIR ROBERT PEEL
  • THE MARRIAGE SETTLEMENT.
  • AN APOLOGY FOR BURNS.
  • A TALE OF SHIPWRECK.
  • THE GIPSY IN THE THORN-BUSH.
    • FROM THE GERMAN.
  • VISIT TO A COLLIERY.
  • THE KAFIR TRADER; OR, THE RECOIL OF AMBITION.
  • THE WOODSTREAM.
    • A FRAGMENT FROM THE GERMAN.
  • THE TALISMAN.—A FAIRY TALE.
  • MICHELET, THE FRENCH HISTORIAN.
  • FREAKS OF NATURE.
  • LAND, HO!—A SKETCH OF AUSTRALIA.
  • THE CLIMATE OF CANADA.
  • A WINTER VISION.
  • A LITTLE STIMULANT.—A TEMPERANCE TALE.
  • [From the Dublin University Magazine.] MAURICE TIERNAY, THE SOLDIER OF FORTUNE.
    • CHAPTER XXI. OUR ALLIES.
    • CHAPTER XXII. THE DAY OF "CASTLEBAR."
  • SKETCHES FROM LIFE.
    • I. THE OLD GOVERNESS.
    • II. THE COLLEGIAN.
    • III. THE MAID-SERVANT.
  • MY NOVEL; OR, VARIETIES IN ENGLISH LIFE.
    • Book III.—Initial Chapter:—Showing how my novel came to be called "My Novel."
    • CHAPTER II.
    • CHAPTER III.
    • CHAPTER IV.
    • CHAPTER V.
    • CHAPTER VI.
    • CHAPTER VII.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
    • CHAPTER IX.
    • CHAPTER X.
    • CHAPTER XI.
    • CHAPTER XII.
  • ON BIRDS, BALLOONS, AND BOLUSES.
  • CAROL FOR THE NEW YEAR.
  • THE EDIBLE BIRDS'-NESTS OF CHINA.
  • THE PASSION FOR COLLECTING BOOKS.
  • A BACHELOR'S CHRISTMAS.
  • CRAZED.
  • [From the Dublin University Magazine.] ACTORS AND THEIR SALARIES.
  • ENCOUNTER WITH AN ICEBERG.
  • THE DOG AND DEER OF THE ARMY.
  • Monthly Record of Current Events.
    • POLITICAL AND GENERAL NEWS.
      • THE UNITED STATES.
      • MEXICO.
      • GENERAL VIEW OF THE STATES OF EUROPE.
      • GREAT BRITAIN.
      • FRANCE.
      • GERMANY.
      • ITALY.
      • SPAIN.
    • THE UNITED STATES.
    • MEXICO.
    • GENERAL VIEW OF THE STATES OF EUROPE.
    • GREAT BRITAIN.
    • FRANCE.
    • GERMANY.
    • ITALY.
    • SPAIN.
    • LITERATURE, SCIENCE, ART, PERSONAL MOVEMENTS, Etc.
      • UNITED STATES.
      • GREAT BRITAIN.
      • FRANCE.
      • GERMANY, Etc.
    • UNITED STATES.
    • GREAT BRITAIN.
    • FRANCE.
    • GERMANY, Etc.
    • OBITUARIES.
  • Literary Notices.
  • A Leaf From Punch.
  • Fashions for Later Winter.
  • FOOTNOTES:
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