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occasion, in humble imitation of those adventurous and aldermanic spirits who gallantly bestrode their foaming chargers on the memorable ninth of this present month, while

“ The stones did rattle underneath,
As if Cheapside were mad."

These, and a hundred other great designs, preparations, and surprises, are in contemplation, for the fulfilment of all of which we are already bound in two volumes cloth, and have no objection, if it be any additional security to the public, to stand bound in twenty more.

BOZ.

30th November, 1837.

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The Mouk of Ravenne

A Marine's Courtship, by M. Burke Honan

82

Family Stories, by Thomas Ingoldsby:

No. VI. Mrs. Botherby's Story- The Leech of Folkestone

91

VII. Patty Morgan the Milkmaid's Story-Look at the Clock 207

What though we were Rivals of yore, by T. Haynes Bayly

124

Papers by the Author of “ Stories of Waterloo :”

Love in the City

125

The Regatta, No. I.: Run Across Channel

299
Legends--of Ballar; the Church of the Seven ; and the Tory Islanders 527

Three Notches from the Devil's Tail, or the Man in the Spanish Cloak, by

the Author of “Reminiscences of a Monthly Nurse "

135

The Serenade

149

The Portrait Gallery, by the Author of “ The Bee Hive"

No. III. The Cannon Family

150

IV. Journey to Boulogne

454

A Chapter on Laughing

163

A Muster-chaunt for the Members of the Temperance Societies .

165

My Uncle : a Fragment

175

Why the Wind blows round St. Paul's, by Joyce Jocund

176

Papers by C. Whitehead :

Rather Hard to Take

181

The Narrative of John Ward Gibson

240

Nights at Sea, by the Old Sailor:

No. IV. The French Captain's Story

183

V. The French Captain's Story

471

VI. Jack among the Mummies

610

Midnight Mishaps, by Edward Mayhew

197

The Dream

206

Genius, or the Dog's-meat Dog, by Egerton Webbe

214

The Poisoners of the Seventeenth Century, by George Hogarth :

No. I. The Marchioness de Brinvilliers .

229

II. Sir Thomas Overbury .

322

Smoke

268

Some Passages in the Life of a Disappointed Man

270

The Professor, by Goliah Gahagan

277

Biddy Tibbs, who cared for Nobody, by H. Holl

288

The Key of Granada

303

Glorvina, the Maid of Meath, by J. Sheridan Knowles

304

An Excellent Offer, by Marmaduke Blake

340

The Autobiography of a Good Joke .

354

The Secret, by M. Paul de Kock

360

The Man with the Club-foot

381

A Remonstratory Ode to Mr. Cross on the Eruption of Mount Vesuvius,

by Joyce Jocund

413

ILLUSTRATIONS.

BY GEORGE CRUIKSHANK.

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Oliver Twist— The Dodger's way of going to work
A Marine's Courtship
Oliver Twist recovering from the fever
Midnight Mishaps
Oliver Twist and his affectionate Friends
A Disappointed Man
The Autobiography of a Good Joke
The Secret
Oliver Twist returns to the Jew's den
The Confessions of an Elderly Gentleman
Oliver Twist instructed by the Dodger
Jack among the Mummies

354

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430

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533

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Portrait of Beau Nash, by W. Greatbach

414

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