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Victorian Times Quarterly #1
- The Princess of Wales' Dogs (GOP, 1900)
- Meet Tufi, Foxey, Marvel, Blackie and more -- and visit the graves of dogs beloved by the royal family!
- Our American Sale, and How We Worked It (GOP, 1889)
- This novel type of bazaar (novel to Victorian England, at least) is what any American reader would recognize as a classic "rummage sale!"
- Deportment: Some Considerations on the Subject (GOP, 1891)
- An artist shares his notions about proper (and improper) posture in a lady.
- American Slang, Catch-Words and Abbreviations (GOP, 1894)
- No common language? Brits found American terms like "greased lightning," "tangle-leg" and "pan out" to be quite entertaining!
- Book-Plates (GOP, 1896)
- Some marvelous illustrations of bookplates in history bring this piece to life!
- A Village Shop (The Leisure Hour, 1860)
- In many a pleasant village, this article tells us, "the grand business of shopping has all to be transacted under a single roof" -- whether you need a chemist, a hosier, a butcher, or a post office.
- Apples, and What to Do With Them (GOP, 1884)
- A host of mouthwatering apple recipes, including Compote, Apple Fritters, Apple Charlotte, Apple Gateau and Apple Custard.
- A Lady's Journey to Texas, Parts 3 & 4 (GOP, 1883)
- A look at some of the wildlife hazards of Texas, including the "alligator gar" (garfish), the water moccasin, the chicken snake, and the rattle-snake - along with a greedy snake who got himself stuck when stealing eggs! Plus tips on what to pack for such a journey - and our author's final return to England.
- Anchor: A Stag-Beetle Study (GOP, 1897)
- "A beetle is generally characterised as 'horrid,' and anyone liking such a creature is... considered eccentric," writes Eliza Brightwen - and then proceeds to delight us with her story of Anchor, her "pet" stag beetle.
- Why Personal Remarks Are to Be Avoided (GOP, 1889)
- Perhaps... perhaps not... this author argues that even pleasant remarks can wound!
- Flowers in History, Part 3 (GOP, 1889)
- This installment looks at hawthorne, heather, hemlock, holly and iris.
- Recipes for September (GOP, 1896)
- This selection offers a number of recipes for blackberries, including Blackberry Charlotte, Blackberry Jelly, Blackberry and Apple Tart, and Blackberry and Apple Jam.
- Motives [Motifs] from Japanese Embroideries, Part 3 (GOP, 1890)
- More beautiful embroidery patterns in the conclusion of this lovely series.
- Pleasant Work for Autumn (GOP, 1893)
- How to press leaves for attractive autumn decorations.
- Snippets from Godey's Lady's Book (Godey's, 1860)
- Amusing observations of women traveling on street cars, and some paper puns.
- The Sea-Side (ILA, 1853)
- A walk by the shore - the British tourist's favorite in-country travel destination!
- Useful Domestic Hints and Receipts (ILA, 1846)
- Recipes for Her Majesty's Pudding, Prince Albert's Pudding (apparently they didn't eat the same one!), Mulled Wine and more.
- Odds and Ends (GOP, 1895)
- A fascinating round-up of news, notes and trivia from around the Victorian world.
- The Married Man
- There's a Boy in the House
- The Month of September