Fern Leaves from Fanny's Port-folio. Second Series
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Fern Leaves from Fanny's Port-folio. Second Series

By Fanny Fern
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Table of Contents
  • FERN LEAVES
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • ILLUSTRATIONS
  • SHADOWS AND SUNBEAMS.
    • CHAPTER I.
    • CHAPTER II.
    • CHAPTER III.
    • CHAPTER IV.
    • CHAPTER V.
    • CHAPTER VI.
    • CHAPTER VII.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
  • AUNT HEPSY.
  • THOUGHTS AT CHURCH.
  • THE BROTHERS.
  • CURIOUS THINGS.
  • THE ADVANTAGES OF A HOUSE IN A FASHIONABLE SQUARE.
  • WINTER IS COMING.
  • “THE OTHER SEX.”
  • SOLILOQUY OF MR. BROADBRIM.
  • WILLY GREY.
  • TABITHA TOMPKINS’ SOLILOQUY.
  • SOLILOQUY OF A HOUSEMAID.
  • CRITICS.
  • FORGETFUL HUSBANDS.
  • SUMMER FRIENDS.
  • HOW THE WIRES ARE PULLED.
  • WHO WOULD BE THE LAST MAN?
  • “ONLY A COUSIN.”
  • THE CALM OF DEATH.
  • MRS. ADOLPHUS SMITH SPORTING THE “BLUE STOCKING.”
  • CECILE VRAY.
  • SAM SMITH’S SOLILOQUY.
  • LOVE AND DUTY.
  • A FALSE PROVERB.
  • A MODEL HUSBAND.
  • HOW IS IT?
  • A MORNING RAMBLE.
  • HOUR-GLASS THOUGHTS.
  • BOARDING HOUSE EXPERIENCE.
  • A GRUMBLE FROM THE (H)ALTAR.
  • A WICK-ED PARAGRAPH.
  • MISTAKEN PHILANTHROPY.
  • INSIGNIFICANT LOVE.
  • A MODEL MARRIED MAN.
  • MEDITATIONS OF PAUL PRY, JUN.
  • SUNSHINE AND YOUNG MOTHERS.
  • UNCLE BEN’S ATTACK OF SPRING FEVER, AND HOW HE GOT CURED.
  • THE AGED MINISTER VOTED A DISMISSION.
  • THE FATAL MARRIAGE.
  • FRANCES SARGEANT OSGOOD.
  • BEST THINGS.
  • THE VESTRY MEETING.
  • A BROADWAY SHOP REVERIE.
  • “THE OLD WOMAN.”
  • SUNDAY MORNING AT THE DIBDINS.
  • ITEMS OF TRAVEL.
  • NEWSPAPER-DOM.
  • HAVE WE ANY MEN AMONG US?
  • HOW TO CURE THE BLUES.
  • RAIN IN THE CITY.
  • MRS. WEASEL’S HUSBAND.
  • COUNTRY SUNDAY vs. CITY SUNDAY.
  • SOBER HUSBANDS.
  • OUR STREET.
  • WHEN YOU ARE ANGRY.
  • LITTLE BESSIE.
  • THE DELIGHTS OF VISITING.
  • HELEN HAVEN’S “HAPPY NEW YEAR.”
  • DOLLARS AND DIMES.
  • OUR NELLY.
  • “STUDY MEN, NOT BOOKS.”
  • “MURDER OF THE INNOCENTS.”
  • AMERICAN LADIES.
  • THE STRAY SHEEP.
  • THE FASHIONABLE PREACHER.
  • “CASH.”[A]
  • ONLY A CHILD.
  • MR. PIPKIN’S IDEAS OF FAMILY RETRENCHMENT.
  • A CHAPTER FOR NICE OLD FARMERS.
  • MADAME ROUILLON’S “MOURNING SALOON.”
  • FASHION IN FUNERALS.
  • HOUSEHOLD TYRANTS.
  • WOMEN AND MONEY.
  • THE SICK BACHELOR.
  • A MOTHER’S INFLUENCE.
  • MR. PUNCH MISTAKEN.
  • FERN MUSINGS.
  • THE TIME TO CHOOSE.
  • SPRING IS COMING.
  • STEAMBOAT SIGHTS AND REFLECTIONS.
  • A GOTHAM REVERIE.
  • SICKNESS COMES TO YOU IN THE CITY.
  • HUNGRY HUSBANDS.
  • LIGHT AND SHADOW.
  • A MATRIMONIAL REVERIE.
  • WHAT LOVE WILL ACCOMPLISH.
  • MRS. GRUMBLE’S SOLILOQUY.
  • HENRY WARD BEECHER.
  • AN OLD MAID’S DECISION.
  • A PUNCH AT “PUNCH.”
  • FATHER TAYLOR, THE SAILOR’S PREACHER.
  • SIGNS OF THE TIMES.
  • WHOM DOES IT CONCERN?
  • “WHO LOVES A RAINY DAY?”
  • A CONSCIENTIOUS YOUNG MAN.
  • CITY SCENES AND CITY LIFE No. 1
  • CITY SCENES AND CITY LIFE No. 2
  • CITY SCENES AND CITY LIFE No. 3
  • CITY SCENES AND CITY LIFE No. 4
  • TWO PICTURES.
  • FEMININE WAITERS AT HOTELS.
  • LETTER TO THE EMPRESS EUGENIA.
  • MUSIC IN THE NATURAL WAY.
  • FOR LADIES THAT “GO SHOPPING.”
  • MODERN IMPROVEMENTS.
  • THE OLD MERCHANT WANTS A SITUATION.
  • A MOVING TALE.
  • THIS SIDE AND THAT.
  • MRS. ZEBEDEE SMITH’S PHILOSOPHY.
  • OPENING OF THE CRYSTAL PALACE.
  • A LANCE COUCHED FOR THE CHILDREN.
  • A CHAPTER ON HOUSEKEEPING.
  • BARNUM’S MUSEUM.
  • A FERN REVERIE.
  • APOLLO HYACINTH.
  • SPOILED LITTLE BOY.
  • A “BROWN STUDY”—SUGGESTED BY BROWN VAILS.
  • INCIDENT AT THE FIVE POINTS HOUSE OF INDUSTRY.
  • NANCY PRY’S SOLILOQUY.
  • FOR LITTLE CHILDREN.
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