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Title: Complete Project Gutenberg William Dean Howells Works
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CONTENTS
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##  THE KENTONS

##  FENNEL AND RUE

##  DR. BREEN'S PRACTICE

##  THE MARCH FAMILY TRILOGY

##  LITERATURE AND LIFE

##  APRIL HOPES

##  LITERARY FRIENDS AND ACQUAINTANCES

##  RAGGED LADY

##  THE LANDLORD AT LION'S HEAD

##  THE WHOLE FAMILY

##  VENETIAN LIFE

##  LONDON FILMS

##  SUBURBAN SKETCHES

##  SEVEN ENGLISH CITIES

##  THE LEATHERWOOD GOD

##  THE ALBANY DEPOT

##  THE MINISTER'S CHARGE

##  ROMAN HOLIDAYS AND OTHERS

##  FAMILIAR SPANISH TRAVELS

##  ANNIE KILBURN

##  THE LADY OF THE AROOSTOOK

##  A FOREGONE CONCLUSION

##  MODERN ITALIAN POETS

##  A MODERN INSTANCE

##  A TRAVELER FROM ALTRURIA

##  QUESTIONABLE SHAPES

##  THROUGH THE EYE OF THE NEEDLE

##  SOUTHERN LIGHTS AND SHADOWS

##  STORIES OF OHIO



	##  BETWEEN THE DARK AND THE DAYLIGHT

##  A CHANCE ACQUAINTANCE

##  A LITTLE SWISS SOJOURN

##  A PAIR OF PATIENT LOVERS

##  THE STORY OF A PLAY

##  A FEARFUL RESPONSIBILITY

##  THE FLIGHT OF PONY BAKER

##  THE COAST OF BOHEMIA

##  CHRISTMAS EVERY DAY

##  BOY LIFE

##  A LIKELY STORY

##  A BOY'S TOWN

##  IMAGINARY INTERVIEWS

##  THE DAUGHTER OF THE STORAGE

##  THE QUALITY OF MERCY

##  A COUNTERFEIT PRESENTMENT

##  THE YEARS OF MY YOUTH

##  MRS. FARRELL

##  MY YEAR IN A LOG CABIN

##  THE RISE OF SILAS LAPHAM

EBOOKS WITHOUT TABLES OF CONTENTS

MAN OF LETTERS, MAN OF BUSINESS

EMILE ZOLA

THE SLEEPING CAR

AN OPEN-EYED CONSPIRACY

THE GAROTTERS

THE REGISTER

THE ELEVATOR

THE PARLOR-CAR

INDIAN SUMMER

BUYING A HORSE

FIVE O'CLOCK TEA

EVENING DRESS

BRIDE ROSES

THE CONFESSION OF ST. AUGUSTINE

HENRY JAMES, JR.

PSYCHOLOGICAL COUNTER-CURRENT



TABLES OF CONTENTS OF VOLUMES

THE KENTONS


By William Dean Howells



    CONTENTS


    I.

    II.

    III.

    IV

    V.

    VI.

    VII.

    VIII.

    IX.

    X

    XI.

    XII.

    XIII.

    XIV.

    XV.

    XVI.

    XVII.

    XVIII.

    XIX.

    XX.

    XXI.

    XXII.

    XXIII.

    XXIV.

    XV.

    XXVI.



FENNEL AND RUE


By William Dean Howells



    CONTENTS


    I.

    II.

    III.

    IV

    V.

    VI.

    VII.

    VIII.

    IX.

    X.

    XI.

    XII.

    XIII.

    XIV.

    XV.

    XVI.

    XVII.

    XVIII.

    XIX.

    XX.

    XXI.



DR. BREEN'S PRACTICE.



By William Dean Howells



1881



    CONTENTS


    I.

    II.

    III.

    IV.

    V.

    VI.

    VII.

    VIII.

    IX.

    X.

    XI.

    XII.



THE ENTIRE MARCH FAMILY TRILOGY


THEIR WEDDING JOURNEY

A HAZARD OF NEW FORTUNES

THEIR SILVER WEDDING JOURNEY.



By William Dean Howells



    CONTENTS


    THEIR WEDDING JOURNEY I. THE OUTSET.

    II. MIDSUMMER-DAY'S DREAM.

    III. THE NIGHT BOAT.

    IV. A DAY'S RAILROADING

    V. THE ENCHANTED CITY, AND BEYOND.

    VI. NIAGARA.

    VII. DOWN THE ST. LAWRENCE.

    VIII.   THE SENTIMENT OF MONTREAL.

    IX. QUEBEC.

    X. HOMEWARD AND HOME.

    XI. NIAGARA REVISITED.



    A HAZARD OF NEW FORTUNES

    PART FIRST

    I.

    II.

    III.

    IV

    V.

    VI.

    VII.

    VIII.

    IX.

    X.

    XI.

    XII.


    PART SECOND

    I.

    II.

    III.

    IV

    V.

    VI.

    VII.

    VII.

    IX.

    X

    XI.

    XII.

    XIII.

    XIV.


    PART THIRD

    I.

    II.

    III.

    IV

    V.

    VI.

    VII

    VIII.

    IX.


    PART FOURTH

    I.

    II.

    III.

    IV

    V.

    VI.

    VII.

    VIII.

    IX.


    PART FIFTH

    I.

    II.

    III.

    IV

    V.

    VI.

    VII.

    VIII.

    IX.

    X.

    XI.

    XII.

    XIII.

    XIV.

    XV.

    XVI.

    XVII.

    XVIII.



    THEIR SILVER WEDDING JOURNEY.

    PART I.

    I.

    II.

    III.

    IV.

    V.

    VI.

    VII.

    VIII.

    IX.

    X.

    XI.

    XII.

    XIII.

    XIV.

    XV.

    XVI.

    XVII.

    XVIII.

    XIX.

    XX.

    XXI.

    XXII.

    XXIII.

    XXV.



    PART II.

    XXVI.

    XXVII.

    XXVIII.

    XXIX.

    XXX.

    XXXI.

    XXXII.

    XXXIII.

    XXXIV.

    XXXV.

    XXXVI.

    XXXVII.

    XXXVIII.

    XXXIX.

    XL.

    XLI.

    XLII.

    XLIII.

    XLIV.

    XLV.

    XLVI.

    XLVII.


    PART III.

    XLIX.

    L.

    LI.

    LII.

    LIII.

    LIV.

    LV.

    LVI.

    LVII.

    LVIII.

    LIX.

    LX.

    LXI.

    LXII.

    LXIII.

    LXIV.

    LXV.

    LXVI.

    LXVII.

    LXVIII.

    LXIX.

    LXX.

    LXXI.

    LXXII.

    LXXIII.

    LXXVI.

    LXXV.



LITERATURE AND LIFE
by William Dean Howells



    CONTENTS


    BIOGRAPHICAL


    THE MAN OF LETTERS AS A MAN OF BUSINESS

    I.    II.    III.    IV.    V.    VI.    VII.    VIII    IX.    X.    XI.

    CONFESSIONS OF A SUMMER COLONIST

    I.    II.    III.    IV

    THE EDITOR’S RELATIONS WITH THE YOUNG CONTRIBUTOR

    I.    II.    III.    IV.    V.    VI.

    LAST DAYS IN A DUTCH HOTEL

    I.    II.    III    IV    V.    VI.    VII.    VIII.

    SOME ANOMALIES OF THE SHORT STORY

    I.    II.    III.    IV.    V.    VI.

    SPANISH PRISONERS OF WAR

    I.    II.    III.    IV.

    AMERICAN LITERARY CENTRES

    I.    II.    III.    IV.    V.

    THE STANDARD HOUSEHOLD-EFFECT COMPANY

    I.    II.

    STACCATO NOTES OF A VANISHED SUMMER

    I.    II.    III.    IV.    V.


    SHORT STORIES AND ESSAYS

    WORRIES OF A WINTER WALK

    I.    II.    III.

    SUMMER ISLES OF EDEN

    I.    II.    III.    IV.

    WILD FLOWERS OF THE ASPHALT

    I.    II.    III.    IV

    A CIRCUS IN THE SUBURBS

    I.    II.    III.    IV.

    A SHE HAMLET

    I.    II.    III.

    THE MIDNIGHT PLATOON

    I.    II.    III.    IV.    V.

    THE BEACH AT ROCKAWAY

    I.    II.    III.    IV.    V.    VI.

    SAWDUST IN THE ARENA

    I.    II.    III.

    AT A DIME MUSEUM

    I.    II.

    AMERICAN LITERATURE IN EXILE

    I.    II.

    THE HORSE SHOW

    I.    II.    III.    IV.

    THE PROBLEM OF THE SUMMER

    I.    II.    III.

    AESTHETIC NEW YORK FIFTY-ODD YEARS AGO

    I.    II.

    FROM NEW YORK INTO NEW ENGLAND

    I.    II.    III.    IV.    V.

    THE ART OF THE ADSMITH

    I.    II.    III.

    THE PSYCHOLOGY OF PLAGIARISM

    I.    II.

    PURITANISM IN AMERICAN FICTION

    I.    II.

    THE WHAT AND THE HOW IN ART

    I.    II.    III.

    POLITICS OF AMERICAN AUTHORS

    I.    II.    III.    IV.

    STORAGE

    I.    II.    III.    IV

    “FLOATING DOWN THE RIVER ON THE O-HI-O”

    I.    II.    III.    IV.    V.    VI.


    MY LITERARY PASSIONS

    BIBLIOGRAPHICAL

    I. THE BOOKCASE AT HOME

    II. GOLDSMITH

    III. CERVANTES

    IV. IRVING

    V. FIRST FICTION AND DRAMA

    VI. LONGFELLOW’S “SPANISH STUDENT”

    VII. SCOTT

    VIII. LIGHTER FANCIES

    IX. POPE

    X. VARIOUS PREFERENCES

    XI. UNCLE TOM’S CABIN

    XII. OSSIAN

    XIII. SHAKESPEARE

    XIV. IK MARVEL

    XV. DICKENS

    XVI. WORDSWORTH, LOWELL, CHAUCER

    XVII. MACAULAY

    XVIII. CRITICS AND REVIEWS

    XIX. A NON-LITERARY EPISODE

    XX. THACKERAY

    XXI. “LAZARILLO DE TORMES”

    XXII. CURTIS, LONGFELLOW, SCHLEGEL

    XXIII. TENNYSON

    XXIV. HEINE

    XXV. DE QUINCEY, GOETHE, LONGFELLOW

    XXVI. GEORGE ELIOT, HAWTHORNE, GOETHE, HEINE

    XXVII. CHARLES READE

    XXVIII. DANTE

    XXIX. GOLDONI, MANZONI, D’AZEGLIO

    XXX. “PASTOR FIDO,” “AMINTA,” “ROMOLA,” “YEAST,” “PAUL FERROLL”

    XXXI. ERCKMANN-CHATRIAN, BJORSTJERNE BJORNSON

    XXXII. TOURGUENIEF, AUERBACH

    XXXIII. CERTAIN PREFERENCES AND EXPERIENCES

    XXXIV. VALDES, GALDOS, VERGA, ZOLA, TROLLOPE, HARDY

    XXXV. TOLSTOY


    CRITICISM AND FICTION

    I    II    III    IV    V.    VI.    VII.
    VIII.    IX.    X.    XI.    XII.    XIII.    XIV.
    XV.    XVII.    XVIII.    XIX.    XX.    XXI.
    XXII.    XXIII.    XXIV.    XXV.    XXVI.    XXVII.


    PG EDITOR’S BOOKMARKS

APRIL HOPES


1887


by William Dean Howells



    CONTENTS


    I.

    II.

    III.

    IV.

    V.

    VI.

    VII.

    VIII.

    IX.

    X.

    XI.

    XII.

    XIII.

    XIV.

    XV.

    XVI.

    XVII.

    XVIII.

    XIX.

    XX.

    XXI.

    XXII.

    XXIII.

    XXIV.

    XXV.

    XXVI.

    XXVII.

    XXVIII.

    XXIX.

    XXX.

    XXXI.

    XXXII.

    XXXIII:

    XXXIV.

    XXXV.

    XXXVI.

    XXXVII.

    XXXVIII.

    XXXIX.

    XL.

    XLI.

    XLII.

    XLIII

    XLIV.

    XLV.

    XLVI.

    XLVII.

    XLVIII.

    XLIX.

    L.



LITERARY FRIENDS AND ACQUAINTANCES
by William Dean Howells



    CONTENTS


    LITERARY FRIENDS AND ACQUAINTANCES

    BIBLIOGRAPHICAL

    MY FIRST VISIT TO NEW ENGLAND

    I.

    II.

    III

    IV

    V.

    VI.

    VII.

    VIII.

    IX.

    X.

    XI.

    XII.

    XIII.

    XIV.

    XV.

    XVI.

    XVII.


    FIRST IMPRESSIONS OF LITERARY NEW YORK

    I.

    II.

    III.

    IV.

    V.

    VI.


    ROUNDABOUT TO BOSTON

    I.

    II.

    III.

    IV.

    V.

    VI.


    LITERARY BOSTON AS I KNEW IT

    I.

    II.

    III.

    IV.

    V.

    VI.

    VII.

    VIII.

    IX.

    X.


    OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES

    I.

    II.

    III.

    IV.

    V.

    VI.

    VII.

    VIII.

    IX.


    THE WHITE MR. LONGFELLOW

    I.

    II.

    III.

    IV.

    V.

    VI.

    VII.

    VIII.


    STUDIES OF LOWELL

    I.

    II.

    III.

    IV.

    V.

    VI.

    VII.

    VIII.

    IX.

    X.

    XI.

    XII.


    CAMBRIDGE NEIGHBORS

    I.

    II.

    III.

    IV.

    V.

    VI.

    VII.

    VIII.

    IX.

    X.

    XI.


    A BELATED GUEST

    I.

    II.

    III.

    IV.


    MY MARK TWAIN

    I.

    II.

    III.

    IV.

    V.

    VI.

    VII.

    VIII.

    IX.

    X.

    XI.

    XII.

    XIII.

    XIV.

    XV.

    XVI.

    XVII.

    XIX.

    XX.

    XXI.

    XXII.

    XXIII.

    XXIV.

    XXV.


    ETEXT EDITOR’S BOOKMARKS



RAGGED LADY.



By William Dean Howells



    CONTENTS


    Part 1.

    I.

    II.

    III.

    IV.

    V.

    VI.

    VII.

    VIII.

    IX.

    X.

    XI.

    XII.

    XIII.

    XIV.



    Part 2.

    XV.

    XVI.

    XVII.

    XVIII.

    XIX.

    XX.

    XI.

    XXII.

    XXIII

    XXIV.

    XXV.

    XXVI.

    XXVII.

    XXVIII.

    XXIX.

    XXX.

    XXXI.

    XXXII.

    XXXIII.

    XXXIV.

    XXXV.

    XXXVI.

    XXXVII.

    XXXVIII.

    XXXIX.

    XL.



THE LANDLORD AT LION'S HEAD



By William Dean Howells



    CONTENTS


    THE LANDLORD AT LION'S HEAD

    Part I.

    I.

    II.

    III.

    IV.

    V.

    VI.

    VII.

    VIII.

    IX.

    X.

    XI.

    XII.

    XIII.

    XIV.

    XVI.

    XVII.

    XVIII.

    XIX.

    XX.

    XXI.

    XXII.

    XIII.

    XXIV.

    XXV.

    XXVI.



    Part II.

    XXVII.

    XXVIII.

    XXIX

    XXX.

    XXXI.

    XXXII.

    XXXIII.

    XXXIV.

    XXXV.

    XXXVI.

    XXXVII.

    XXXVIII.

    XXXIX

    XL.

    XLI.

    XLII.

    XLIII

    XLIV

    XLV.

    XLVI

    XLVII.

    XLVIII

    XLIX.

    L.

    LI.

    LII.

    LIII.

    LIV.

    LV



THE WHOLE FAMILY,
A NOVEL BY TWELVE AUTHORS



By William Dean Howells, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman,
Mary Heaton Vorse, Mary Stewart Cutting, Elizabeth Jordan,
John Kendrick Bangs, Henry James, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps,
Edith Wyatt, Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews, Alice Brown, Henry Van Dyke



    CONTENTS


    I. THE FATHER, by William Dean Howells

    II. THE OLD-MAID AUNT, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

    III. THE GRANDMOTHER, by Mary Heaton Vorse

    IV. THE DAUGHTER-IN-LAW, by Mary Stewart Cutting

    V. THE SCHOOL-GIRL, by Elizabeth Jordan

    VI. THE SON-IN-LAW, by John Kendrick Bangs

    VII. THE MARRIED SON, by Henry James

    VIII.    THE MARRIED DAUGHTER, By Elizabeth Stuart Phelps

    IX. THE MOTHER, by Edith Wyatt

    X. THE SCHOOL-BOY, By Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews

    XI. PEGGY, by Alice Brown

    XII. THE FRIEND OF THE FAMILY, by Henry Van Dyke



VENETIAN LIFE
By William Dean Howells



CONTENTS

ADVERTISEMENT TO THE SECOND EDITION.

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER I.

CHAPTER II.

CHAPTER III.

CHAPTER IV.

CHAPTER V.

CHAPTER VI.

CHAPTER VII.

CHAPTER VIII.

CHAPTER IX.

CHAPTER X.

CHAPTER XI.

CHAPTER XII.

CHAPTER XIII.

CHAPTER XIV.

CHAPTER XV.

CHAPTER XVI.

CHAPTER XVII.

CHAPTER XVIII.

CHAPTER XIX.

CHAPTER XX.

CHAPTER XXI.

CHAPTER XXII.



DETAILED CONTENTS.
I. Venice in Venice
II. Arrival and first Days in Venice
III. The Winter in Venice
IV. Comincia far Caldo
V. Opera and Theatres
VI. Venetian Dinners and Diners
VII. Housekeeping in Venice
VIII. The Balcony on the Grand Canal
IX. A Day-Break Ramble
X. The Mouse
XI. Churches and Pictures
XII. Some Islands of the Lagoons
XIII. The Armenians
XIV. The Ghetto and the Jews of Venice
XV. Some Memorable Places
XVI. Commerce
XVII. Venetian Holidays
XVIII. Christmas Holidays
XIX. Love-making and Marrying; Baptisms and Burials
XX. Venetian Traits and Characters
XXI. Society
XXII. Our Last Year in Venice
Index



LONDON FILMS
BY W. D. HOWELLS



CONTENTS

I

II

III

IV

V

VI

VII

VIII

IX

X

XI

XII

XIII

XIV

XV

XVI

XVII

XVIII

XIX

XX



List of Illustrations

Fleet Street and St. Dunstan's Church

The Carriages Drawn up Beside the Sacred Close

Sunday Afternoon, Hyde Park

Rotten Row.

A Block in the Strand.

St. Paul's Cathedral.

Westminster Abbey.

The Horse Guards, Whitehall

Westminster Bridge and Clock Tower.

A House-boat Ox the Thames at Henley.

The Crowd of Sight-seers at Henley

The Tower of London.

St. Olave's, Tooley Street.

London Bridge.

The Ancient Church of St. Magnus.

The East India House of Charles Lamb's Time.

Church of the Dutch Refugees.

Bow-bells (st. Mary-le-bow, Cheapside).

Staple Inn, Holborn.

Clifford's Inn Hall.

Ancient Church of St. Martins-in-the-fields.

Hyde Park in October.

Thames Embankment.



SUBURBAN SKETCHES
By William Dean Howells
Author Of “Venetian Life,” “Italian Journeys” Etc.



CONTENTS

MRS. JOHNSON

DOORSTEP ACQUAINTANCE

A PEDESTRIAN TOUR.

BY HORSE-CAR TO BOSTON

A DAY'S PLEASURE

A ROMANCE OF REAL LIFE

SCENE

JUBILEE DAYS

SOME LESSONS FROM THE SCHOOL OF MORALS.

FLITTING



Illustrations

“But I Suppose This Wine is Not Made of Grapes, Signor?”

“Looking About, I Saw Two Women.”

“The Young Lady in Black, Who Alighted at a Most Ordinary Little Street.”

“That Sweet Young Blonde, Who Arrives by Most Trains.”

“Frank and Lucy Stalked Ahead, With Shawls Dragging From Their Arms.”

“They Skirmish About Him With Every Sort of Query.”

“A Gaunt Figure of Forlorn and Curious Smartness.”

“The Spectacle As We Beheld It.”

“Vacant and Ceremonious Zeal.”



SEVEN ENGLISH CITIES
By W. D. Howells



CONTENTS

A MODEST LIKING FOR LIVERPOOL

SOME MERITS OF MANCHESTER

IN SMOKIEST SHEFFIELD

NINE DAYS’ WONDER IN YORK

TWO YORKISH EPISODES

A DAY AT DONCASTER AND AN HOUR OUT OF DURHAM

THE MOTHER OF THE AMERICAN ATHENS

ABERYSTWYTH, A WELSH WATERING-PLACE

LLANDUDNO, ANOTHER WELSH WATERING-PLACE

GLIMPSES OF ENGLISH CHARACTER



THE LEATHERWOOD GOD
By William Dean Howells



CONTENTS

PUBLISHER'S NOTE

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

THE LEATHERWOOD GOD

I

II

III

IV

V

VI

VII

VIII

IX

X

XI

XII

XIII

XIV

XV

XVI

XVII

XVIII

XIX

XX

XXI

XXII

XXIII



List of Illustrations

Nancy Stood Staring at Her, With Words Beyond Saying In Her Heart—words That Rose in Her Throat and Choked Her

“You Believe, Maybe, That You Would Be Struck Dead if You Said the Things That I Do; But Why Ain't I Struck Dead?”

“It's my Cloth! I Spun It, I Wove It, Every Thread! It's All We've Got for Our Clothes This Winter!”

“Now You Can See How It Feels to Have Your Own Husband Slap You.”

She Had Begun to Wash his Wound, Very Gently, Though She Spoke So Roughly, While he Murmured With the Pain and With The Comfort Of The Pain

They Swarmed Forward to the Altar-place and Flung Themselves on the Ground, and Heaped The Pulpit-steps With Their Bodies

“And he Went Down Ag'in, and when He Come up Ag'in, His Face Was All Soakin' Wet, Like He'd Been Crying Under the Water”



THE ALBANY DEPOT
A FARCE



By W. D. Howells
(THE ACTION PASSES IN BOSTON)



I. MR. AND MRS. EDWARD ROBERTS; THE CHOREWOMAN

II. ROBERTS AND WILLIS CAMPBELL

III. THE McILHENYS, ROBERTS, AND CAMPBELL

IV. ROBERTS AND CAMPBELL

V. MRS. ROBERTS, MRS. CAMPBELL, ROBERTS, AND CAMPBELL; THEN THE COOK AND McILHENY



THE MINISTER'S CHARGE
OR, THE APPRENTICESHIP OF LEMUEL BARKER


By William Dean Howells


CONTENTS

THE MINISTER'S CHARGE;

I.

II.

III.

IV.

V.

VI.

VII.

VIII.

IX.

X.

XI.

XII.

XIII.

XIV.

XV.

XVI

XVII.

XVIII.

XIX.

XX.

XXI.

XXII.

XXIII.

XXIV.

XXV.

XXVI.

XXVII

XXVIII.

XXIX.

XXX.

XXXI.

XXXII.

XXXIII

XXXIV.

XXXV.

XXXVI



ROMAN HOLIDAYS

AND OTHERS
By W. D. Howells
ILLUSTRATED



    CONTENTS


    ROMAN HOLIDAYS AND OTHERS

    I. UP AND DOWN MADEIRA.

    II. TWO UP-TOWN BLOCKS INTO SPAIN

    III. ASHORE AT GENOA

    IV. NAPLES AND HER JOYFUL NOISE

    V. POMPEII REVISITED


    VI. ROMAN HOLIDAYS

    I. HOTELS, PENSIONS, AND APARTMENTS

    II. A PRAISE OF NEW ROME

    III. THE COLOSSEUM AND THE FORUM

    IV. THE ANGLO-AMERICAN NEIGHBORHOOD OF THE SPANISH STEPS

    V. AN EFFORT TO BE HONEST WITH ANTIQUITY

    VI. PERSONAL RELATIONS WITH THE PAST

    VII. CHANCES IN CHURCHES

    VIII. A FEW VILLAS

    IX. DRAMATIC INCIDENTS

    X. SEEING ROME AS ROMANS SEE US

    XI. IN AND ABOUT THE VATICAN

    XII. SUPERFICIAL OBSERVATIONS AND CONJECTURES

    XIII. CASUAL IMPRESSIONS

    XIV. TIVOLI AND FRASCATI

    XV. A FEW REMAINING MOMENTS


    VII. A WEEK AT LEGHORN

    VIII. OVER AT PISA

    IX. BACK AT GENOA

    X. EDEN AFTER THE FALL



    ILLUSTRATIONS


    01 Glimpse Outside of Modern Rome

    02 Funchal Bay

    03 Boats and Diving Boys, Funchal

    04 Gibraltar from the Bay

    05 Gibraltar from the Neutral Ground

    06 Daughters of Climate Along the Riviera

    07 Typical Monument in the Campo Santo

    08 Naples and Her Joyful Noise

    09 Out-door Life in Old Naples

    10 Up-stairs Street in Old Naples

    11 Naples and the Castel St. Elmo from The Mole

    12 Excavating at Pompeii

    13 the Street of Tombs, Pompeii

    14 the Capuchin Church, Rome

    15 Glimpse Inside of Imperial Rome

    16 Interior of Colosseum from the South

    17 the Sacred Way Through The Forum

    18 the Roman Forum

    19 Spanish Steps

    20 Toward the Pincian Hill

    21 Sepulchre of Romulus, Forum

    22 Trajan's Forum and Column

    23 the Rostra in The Forum

    24 the Mosaics Under The Capuchin Church

    25 Santa Maria Sopra Minerva

    26 Church Op Ara Coeli

    27 Church of Santa Maggiore

    28 Michelangelo's “moses” in San Pietro In Vincoli

    29 the Little Stadium With Its Gradines

    30 Casino of the Villa Doria and Gardens

    31 the Carnival (as It Once Was)

    32 the Fountain of Trevi

    33 Colonnade and Fountain at St. Peter's

    34 Sistine Chapel, Vatican Palace

    35 Piazza Del Popolo from the Pincian Hill

    36 the Baths of Diocletian

    37 Church of St. John Lateran and Lateran Palace

    38 Stairway and Fountain, Villa D'este

    39 Villa Falconieri, Entrance, Frascati

    40 in the Gardens of The Villa Falconieri

    41 the Marble Faun

    42 Marcus Aurelius With Out-stretched Arm

    43 in the Villa Medici

    44 the Baths of Caracalla

    45 Piazza Victor Emanuel, Leghorn

    46 the Canal at Leghorn

    47 the Cathedral, Baptistery, and Leaning Tower, Pisa

    48 With Almost Any of My Backgrounds

    49 Washing in the River, Genoa

    50 Realistic Group in the Campo Santo

    51 Monaco

    52 the Casino, Monte Carlo



FAMILIAR SPANISH TRAVELS



By W. D. Howells



    CONTENTS


    FAMILIAR SPANISH TRAVELS

    I. AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL APPROACHES

    II. SAN SEBASTIAN AND BEAUTIFUL BISCAY

    III. BURGOS AND THE BITTER COLD OF BURGOS

    IV. THE VARIETY OF VALLADOLID

    V. PHASES OF MADRID

    VI. A NIGHT AND DAY IN TOLEDO

    VII. THE GREAT GRIDIRON OF ST. LAWRENCE

    VIII. CORDOVA AND THE WAY THERE

    IX. FIRST DAYS IN SEVILLE

    X. SEVILLIAN ASPECTS AND INCIDENTS

    XI. TO AND IN GRANADA

    XII. THE SURPRISES OF RONDA

    XIII. ALGECIRAS AND TARIFA



    ILLUSTRATIONS


    01 Puerta Del Sol—gate of the Sun—toledo

    02 The Casino, San Sebastian, Looks out Upon The Curving Concha and The Blue Bay

    03 The Sea Sweeps Inland in a Circle of Blue, to Form The Entrance To The Harbor, San Sebastian

    04 Groups of Women on Their Knees Beating Clothes in the Water

    05 The Iron-gray Bulk of The Cathedral Rears Itself from Clustering Walls and Roofs

    06 The Tomb of Donna Maria Manuel

    07 A Burgos Street

    08 A Street Leading to the Cathedral

    09 The University of Valladolid

    10 Church of San Pablo

    11 The House in Which Philip Ii. Was Born

    12 The Bull-ring, Madrid

    13 Guard-mount in the Plaza de Armas, Royal Palace, Madrid

    14 Riches of Gray Roof and White Wall Mark Its Insurpassable Antiquity

    15 An Ancient Corner of the City

    16 The Bridge Across The Yellow Tagus

    17 The Town and Monastery of Escorial

    18 The Pantheon of The Kings and Queens Of Spain

    19 The Ancient City of Cordova

    20 The Bell-tower of The Great Mosque, Cordova

    21 Gateway of the Bridge, Cordova

    22 In Attitudes of Silent Devotion

    23 The Cathedral and Tower of The Giralda

    24 Ancient Roman Columns Lifting Aloft the Figures of Hercules and Caesar

    25 Gardens of the Alcazar

    26 The Court of Flags and Tower Of The Giralda

    27 To the Alhambra

    28 The Court of The Lions

    29 Looking Northwest from the Generalife over Granada

    30 Looking Across the New Bridge (300 Feet High) over The Guada-laviar Gorge, Ronda

    31 View of Algeciras



ANNIE KILBURN
A Novel
By W. D. Howells



CONTENTS

I.

II.

III.

IV.

V.

VI.

VII.

VIII.

IX.

X.

XI.

XII.

XIII.

XIV.

XV.

XVI.

XVII.

XVIII.

XIX.

XX.

XXI.

XXII.

XXIII.

XXIV.

XXV.

XXVI.

XXVII.

XXVIII.

XXIX.

XXX.

THE LADY OF THE AROOSTOOK
By William Dean Howells



CONTENTS

I.

II.

III.

IV.

V.

VI.

VII.

VIII.

IX.

XI.

XII.

XIII.

XIV.

XV.

XVI.

XVII.

XVIII.

XIX.

XX.

XXI.

XXII.

XXIII.

XXIV.

XXV.

XXVI.

XXVII.

A FOREGONE CONCLUSION
By William Dean Howells


Fifteenth Edition.



CONTENTS

A FOREGONE CONCLUSION

I.

II

III.

IV.

V.

VI.

VII.

VIII.

IX.

X.

XI.

XII.

XIII.

XIV.

XV.

XVI.

XVII.

XVIII.



MODERN ITALIAN POETS
ESSAYS AND VERSIONS


By William Dean Howells



CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION

ARCADIAN SHEPHERDS

GIUSEPPE PARINI

VITTORIO ALFIERI

VINCENZO MONTI AND UGO FOSCOLO

Notes:

ALESSANDRO MANZONI

SILVIO PELLICO, TOMASSO GROSSI, LUIGI CAREER, AND GIOVANNI BERCHET

GIAMBATTISTA NICCOLINI

GIACOMO LEOPARDI

GIUSEPPE GIUSTI

FRANCESCO DALL' ONGARO

GIOVANNI PRATI

ALEARDO ALEARDI

Notes:

GUILIO CARCANO, ARNALDO FUSINATO AND LUIGI MERCANTINI

CONCLUSION

A MODERN INSTANCE
By William Dean Howells



CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION.

THE SEQUENCE OF MR. HOWELLS'S BOOKS.

A MODERN INSTANCE.

I.

II.

III.

IV.

V.

VI.

VII.

VIII.

IX.

X.

XI.

XII.

XIII.

XIV.

XV.

XVI.

XVII.

XVIII.

XIX.

XX.

XXI.

XXII.

XXIII.

XXIV.

XXV.

XXVI.

XXVII.

XXVIII.

XXIX.

XXX.

XXXI.

XXXII.

XXXIII.

XXXIV.

XXXV.

XXXVI.

XXXVII.

XXXVIII.

XXXIX.

XL.

XLI.



A TRAVELER FROM ALTRURIA
Romance


By W. D. Howells
1908



CONTENTS

A TRAVELER FROM ALTRURIA

I

II

III

IV

V

VI

VII

VIII

IX

X

XI

XII

QUESTIONABLE SHAPES
BY
W. D. HOWELLS



Published May, 1903
CONTENTS.

HIS APPARITION

THE ANGEL OF THE LORD

THOUGH ONE ROSE FROM THE DEAD


THROUGH THE EYE OF THE NEEDLE
A Romance
With An Introduction


By William Dean Howells


1907



CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION

PART FIRST

I

II

III

IV

V

VI

VII

VIII

IX

X

XI

XII

XIII

XIV

XV

XVI

XVII

XVIII

XIX

XX

XXI

XXII

XXIII

XXIV

XXV

XXVI

XXVII

PART SECOND

I

II

III

IV

V

VI

VII

VIII

IX

X

XI

XII

XIII

XIV

SOUTHERN LIGHTS AND SHADOWS
Harper's Novelettes
By Various
Edited By William Dean Howells And Henry Mills Alden
1907



CONTENTS

Introduction

The Capture of Andy Proudfoot

The Level of Fortune

Pap Overholt

In the Piny Woods

My Fifth in Mammy

An Incident

A Snipe-Hunt

The Courtship of Colonel Bill

The Balance of Power



STORIES OF OHIO
By William Dean Howells


1897



    CONTENTS


    PREFACE.

    STORIES OF OHIO



    I THE ICE FOLK AND THE EARTH FOLK.

    IIOHIO AS A PART OF FRANCE.

    IIIOHIO BECOMES ENGLISH.

    IVTHE FORTY YEARS’ WAR FOR THE WEST.

    VTHE CAPTIVITY OF JAMES SMITH

    VITHE CAPTIVITY OF BOONE AND KENTON.

    VIITHE RENEGADES.

    VIIITHE WICKEDEST DEED IN OUR HISTORY.

    IXTHE TORTURE OF COLONEL CRAWFORD

    XTHE ESCAPE OF KNIGHT AND SLOVER.

    XITHE INDIAN WARS AND ST, CLAIR’S DEFEAT.

    XIITHE INDIAN WARS AND WAYNE’S VICTORY.

    XIIIINDIAN FIGHTERS.

    XIVLATER CAPTIVITIES.

    XVINDIAN HEROES AND SAGES.

    XVILIFE IN THE BACKWOODS.

    XVIITHE FIRST GREAT SETTLEMENTS.

    XVIIITHE STATE OF OHIO IN THE WAR OF 1812.

    XIXA FOOLISH MAN, A PHILOSOPHER, AND A FANATIC.

    XXWAYS OUT.

    XXITHE FIGHT WITH SLAVERY.

    XXIITHE CIVIL WAR IN OHIO

    XXIII   FAMOUS OHIO SOLDIERS

    XXIVOHIO STATESMEN

    XXVOTHER NOTABLE OHIOANS

    XVIINCIDENTS AND CHARACTERISTICS.


    ILLUSTRATIONS


    Stone Axes

    Serpent Mound

    Pichawillany, Chief Town of the Miamis

    Indians Carry off the Women

    Indians Delivering up Captives

    Indian War Parties Joining the English

    Pioneers

    Indian Baptism of James Smith

    An Indian Prayer

    Daniel Boone Shooting With the Indians

    Kenton and Girty

    Simon Girty

    Massacre of the Christian Indians by The Whites

    Execution of Crawford

    Knight Escapes

    The Defeat of St. Clair

    The Escape of Kennan

    St. Clair’s Defeat

    A White Indian

    Wetzel, Indian Fighter

    Bearskin Cap on a Ramrod

    Brickell Leaves his Indian Father

    Alder Returns to his Family

    Logan’s Elm

    Tecumseh

    Tomahawk

    Ohio Cabin

    Lost in the Woods

    Marrieta, Ohio

    Admiral Perry on Lake Erie

    Aarun Burr and Blennerhassett

    Johnny Appleseed

    Proclaimed Himself the Lord Jesus Christ

    Governor Clinton

    Early Railroad

    Steamboat Explosion

    Indian Evacuation by River

    Slavery Issue

    John Brown Making Pikes for Slaves

    John Morgan Invades Ohio in 1863

    Hiding With the Pigs

    A Copperhead Walks With General Morgan

    Rutherford Hayes

    William Tecumseh Sherman

    General George A. Custer

    James A. Garfield

    General Phillip H. Sheridan

    Benjamin Harrison

    Salmon P. Chase

    John Sherman

    William Mckinley

    Thomas Corwin

    Thomas A. Edison

    Whitelaw Reid

    Harriet Beecher Stowe

    George Kennan



BETWEEN THE DARK AND THE DAYLIGHT
Romances
by
W.D. Howells
1907
CONTENTS
CHAP.

    A Sleep and a Forgetting
    The Eidolons of Brooks Alford
    A Memory that Worked Overtime
    A Case of Metaphantasmia
    Editha
    Braybridge’s Offer
    The Chick of the Easter Egg

ILLUSTRATIONS

    Their joint study of her dancing-card did not help them out
    A lively matron, of as youthful a temperament as the lively girls she brought in her train, burst upon them
    “She shook her head, and said,... ‘Nobody has been here, except—’”
    “No burglar could have missed me if he had wanted an easy mark”
    “‘You shall not say that!’”
    “She glared at editha. ‘What you got that black on for?’”

A CHANCE ACQUAINTANCE.
BY W. D. HOWELLS.
1873.
CONTENTS

I. UP THE SAGUENAY.
II. MRS. ELLISON'S LITTLE MANEUVRE.
III. ON THE WAY BACK TO QUEBEC.
IV. MR. ARBUTON'S INSPIRATION.
V. MR. ARBUTON MAKES HIMSELF AGREEABLE.
VI. A LETTER OF KITTY'S.
VII. LOVE'S YOUNG DREAM.
VIII. NEXT MORNING.
IX. MR. ARBUTON'S INFATUATION.
X. MR. ARBUTON SPEAKS.
XI. KITTY ANSWERS.
XII. THE PICNIC AT CHATEAU-BIGOT.
XIII. ORDEAL.
XIV. AFTERWARDS.

A LITTLE SWISS SOJOURN
BY W. D. HOWELLS
ILLUSTRATED
NEW YORK
HARPER & BROTHERS, FRANKLIN SQUARE
1893
CONTENTS

First Paper
Second Paper
ILLUSTRATIONS

Tourists at Montreux

Sign of the White Cross Inn

Entrance to Villeneuve

Post-office, Villeneuve

The Castle of Chillon

A Railroad Servant

A Bit of Villeneuve

The Prisoner of Chillon

One of the Fountains

"They helped to make the hay in the marshes"

Cattle at the Fountains

Washing Clothes in the Lake

Flirtation at the Fountains

The Wine-press

Castle of Aigle

The Market at Vevay

The Market, Vevay—A Bargain before the Notary

Germans at Montreux

Church Terrace, Montreux

Tour up the Lake

A PAIR OF PATIENT LOVERS
By W. D. Howells
CONTENTS

A PAIR OF PATIENT LOVERS
THE PURSUIT OF THE PIANO.
A DIFFICULT CASE.
THE MAGIC OF A VOICE.
A CIRCLE IN THE WATER.

THE STORY OF A PLAY
A Novel
BY
W. D. HOWELLS
1898
CONTENTS
CHAPTER I.
CHAPTER II.
CHAPTER III.
CHAPTER IV.
CHAPTER V.
CHAPTER VI.
CHAPTER VII.
CHAPTER VIII.
CHAPTER IX.
CHAPTER X.
CHAPTER XI.
CHAPTER XII.
CHAPTER XIII.
CHAPTER XIV.
CHAPTER XV.
CHAPTER XVI.
CHAPTER XVII.
CHAPTER XVIII.
CHAPTER XIX.
CHAPTER XX.
CHAPTER XXI.
CHAPTER XXII.
CHAPTER XXIII.
CHAPTER XXIV.
CHAPTER XXV.

A FEARFUL RESPONSIBILITY
AND OTHER STORIES


BY
WILLIAM D. HOWELLS
CONTENTS.

    A Fearful Responsibility
    At the Sign of the Savage
    Tonelli's Marriage

    THE FLIGHT
    OF PONY BAKER
    A Boy’s Town Story



    By
    W.D. HOWELLS

    author of

    “A BOY’S TOWN”
    “CHRISTMAS EVERY DAY” ETC.



    ILLUSTRATED
    Contents
    CHAP. 		PAGE
    I 	Pony’s Mother, and why he had a Right to run off 	3
    II 	The Right that Pony had to run off, from the way his Father acted 	15
    III 	Jim Leonard’s Hair-breadth Escape 	32
    IV 	The Scrape that Jim Leonard got the Boys into 	52
    V 	About running away to the Indian Reservation on a Canal-boat, and how the Plan failed 	77
    VI 	How the Indians came to the Boy’s Town and Jim Leonard acted the Coward 	89
    VII 	How Frank Baker spent the Fourth at Pawpaw Bottom, and saw the Fourth of July Boy 	105
    VIII 	How Pony Baker came pretty near running off with a Circus 	141
    IX 	How Pony did not quite get off with the Circus 	152
    X 	The Adventures that Pony’s cousin, Frank Baker, had with a Pocketful of Money 	165
    XI 	How Jim Leonard planned for Pony Baker to run off on a Raft 	192
    XII 	How Jim Leonard backed out, and Pony had to give it up 	208
    Illustrations

    “ALL THE FELLOWS CAME ROUND AND ASKED HIM WHAT HE WAS GOING TO DO NOW” Frontispiece

    “BEING DRESSED SO WELL WAS ONE OF THE WORST THINGS THAT WAS DONE TO HIM BY HIS MOTHER”4

    “‘I’LL LEARN THAT LIMB TO SLEEP IN A COW-BARN!’” 50

    “REAL INDIANS, IN BLANKETS, WITH BOWS AND ARROWS” 90

    “VERY SMILING-LOOKING” 124

    “HE BEGAN BEING COLD AND STIFF WITH HER THE VERY NEXT MORNING” 144

    “FRANK BAKER WAS ONE OF THOSE FELLOWS THAT EVERY MOTHER WOULD FEEL HER BOY WAS SAFE WITH” 166

    “‘WHY, YOU AIN’T AFRAID, ARE YOU, PONY?’” 204

    THE COAST OF BOHEMIA
    By

    W. D. Howells
    Biographical Edition

    1899

    TABLE OF CONTENTS
    Chapter

    I. 	XXI.
    II. 	XXII.
    III. 	XXIII.
    IV. 	XXIV.
    V. 	XXV.
    VI. 	XXVI.
    VII. 	XXVII.
    VIII. 	XXVIII.
    IX. 	XXIX.
    X. 	XXX.
    XI. 	XXXI.
    XII. 	XXXII.
    XIII. 	XXXIII.
    XIV. 	XXXIV.
    XV. 	XXXV.
    XVI. 	XXXVI.
    XVII. 	XXXVII.
    XVIII. 	XXXVIII.
    XIX. 	XXXIX.
    XX.

    CHRISTMAS EVERY DAY
    AND OTHER STORIES
    TOLD FOR CHILDREN
    By W. D. Howells
    CONTENTS
    CHRISTMAS EVERY DAY 	3
    TURKEYS TURNING THE TABLES 	25
    THE PONY ENGINE AND THE PACIFIC EXPRESS 	51
    THE PUMPKIN-GLORY 	71
    BUTTERFLYFLUTTERBY AND FLUTTERBYBUTTERFLY 	111
    ILLUSTRATIONS
    PAGE
    “Having Bonfires in the Back Yard of the Palace” 	Frontispiece
    “The Old Gobbler ‘First Premium’ said They were Going to Turn the Tables Now” 	35
    Two Little Pumpkin Seeds 	75
    Took the First Premium at the County Fair 	83
    “‘Here's that little fool pumpkin,’ said the farmer” 	85
    “Caught His Trousers on a Shingle-nail, and Stuck” 	93
    “‘My sakes! it's comin' to life!’” 	103
    Tail-piece 	107
    “‘Fix dusters! Make ready! Aim! Dust!’” 	121
    “The General-in-Chief used to go behind the Church and Cry” 	125
    “The Young Khan and Khant entered the Kingdom with a Magnificent Retinue” 	131
    “She was Going to Take the Case into Her own Hands” 	135
    “The Imam put His Head to the Floor” 	139
    “They began to scream, ‘Oh, the cow! the cow!’” 	143

    BOY LIFE
    STORIES AND READINGS SELECTED FROM THE WORKS OF
    WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
    AND ARRANGED FOR SUPPLEMENTARY
    READING IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS BY
    PERCIVAL CHUBB
    DIRECTOR OF ENGLISH IN THE
    ETHICAL CULTURE SCHOOL, NEW YORK
    ILLUSTRATED
    CONTENTS
    	PAGE
    Introduction 	ix
    I. Adventures in a Boy's Town
        HOW PONY BAKER CAME PRETTY NEAR RUNNING OFF WITH A CIRCUS 	3
        THE CIRCUS MAGICIAN 	13
        JIM LEONARD'S HAIR-BREADTH ESCAPE 	23
    II. Life in a Boy's Town
        THE TOWN 	41
        EARLIEST MEMORIES 	45
        HOME LIFE 	47
        THE RIVER 	51
        SWIMMING 	55
        SKATING 	61
        MANNERS AND CUSTOMS 	64
        GIRLS 	68
        MOTHERS 	69
        A BROTHER 	73
        A FRIEND 	79
    III. Games and Pastimes
        MARBLES 	89
        RACES 	91
        A MEAN TRICK 	93
        TOPS 	96
        KITES 	98
        THE BUTLER GUARDS 	103
        PETS 	108
        INDIANS 	124
        GUNS 	129
        NUTTING 	138
        THE FIRE-ENGINES 	145
    IV. Glimpses of the Larger World
        THE TRAVELLING CIRCUS 	151
        PASSING SHOWS 	163
        THE THEATRE COMES TO TOWN 	168
        THE WORLD OPENED BY BOOKS 	171
    V. The Last of a Boy's Town 	183
    ILLUSTRATIONS
    	PAGE
    KITE-TIME 	Frontispiece
    HE BEGAN BEING COLD AND STIFF WITH HER THE VERY NEXT MORNING 	5
    THE FIRST LOCK 	43
    THE BUTLER GUARDS 	105
    ALL AT ONCE THERE THE INDIANS WERE 	127
    NUTTING 	141

    A LIKELY STORY

    Farce

    BY
    W. D. HOWELLS

    ILLUSTRATED
    CONTENTS
         Page
        MR. AND MRS. WILLIS CAMPBELL 7
        MR. WELLING; MR. CAMPBELL 29
        MRS. CAMPBELL; MR. WELLING; MR. CAMPBELL 34
        JANE; MRS. CAMPBELL; WELLING; CAMPBELL 39
        MRS. CAMPBELL; WELLING; CAMPBELL 41
        JANE; MRS. CAMPBELL; WELLING; CAMPBELL 43
        MRS. CAMPBELL; WELLING; CAMPBELL 44
        MISS RICE, MISS GREENWAY, and the OTHERS 48
        MISS GREENWAY; MR. WELLING 50
        MISS RICE; then MR. and MRS. CAMPBELL, and the OTHERS 53
    ILLUSTRATIONS
        "THE MOST EXCITING PART OF IT" Frontispiece
        MR. WELLING EXPLAINS Facing page 52

    A BOY'S TOWN
    DESCRIBED FOR "HARPER'S YOUNG PEOPLE"
    BY
    W. D. HOWELLS
    CONTENTS.
    CHAPTER 	PAGE
    I. 	Earliest Experiences 	1
    II. 	Home and Kindred 	10
    III. 	The River 	24
    IV. 	The Canal and its Basin 	36
    V. 	The Hydraulic and its Reservoirs.—Old River 	45
    VI. 	Schools and Teachers 	53
    VII. 	Manners and Customs 	67
    VIII. 	Plays and Pastimes 	80
    IX. 	Circuses and Shows 	93
    X. 	Highdays and Holidays 	110
    XI. 	Musters and Elections 	121
    XII. 	Pets 	133
    XIII. 	Guns and Gunning 	148
    XIV. 	Foraging 	161
    XV. 	My Boy 	171
    XVI. 	Other Boys 	183
    XVII. 	Fantasies and Superstitions 	197
    XVIII. 	The Nature of Boys 	205
    XIX. 	The Town Itself 	215
    XX. 	Traits and Characters 	228
    XXI. 	Last Days 	237
    ILLUSTRATIONS.
    "ONE DAY HE CAME UP TO MY BOY WHERE HE SAT FISHING"
    	Frontispiece.
    THE "FIRST LOCK"
    	Facing p. 	2
    "THE PASSENGER IS A ONE-LEGGED MAN"
    	" 	8
    "RUN, RUN! THE CONSTABLE WILL CATCH YOU!"
    	" 	18
    "HE TOLD THEM THAT HE HAD GOT THEM NOW"
    	" 	44
    "THAT HONOR WAS RESERVED FOR MEN OF THE KIND I HAVE MENTIONED"
    	" 	50
    "A CITIZEN'S CHARACTER FOR CLEVERNESS OR MEANNESS WAS FIXED BY HIS WALKING ROUND OR OVER THE RINGS"
    	" 	82
    KITE TIME
    	" 	92
    "THE BOYS BEGAN TO CELEBRATE IT WITH GUNS AND PISTOLS"
    	" 	110
    THE "BUTLER GUARDS"
    	" 	122
    "ALL AT ONCE THERE THE INDIANS WERE"
    	" 	150
    FORAGING
    	" 	168
    "THE BEACON OF DEATH "
    	" 	180
    "HE ALWAYS RAN BY THE PLACE AS FAST AS HE COULD"
    	" 	198
    "THE ARTIST SEEMED SATISFIED HIMSELF"
    	" 	220
    "MY BOY REMEMBERS COMING FROM CINCINNATI IN THE STAGE"
    	" 	224

    IMAGINARY INTERVIEWS
    BY
    W.D. HOWELLS
    1910
    CONTENTS
    IMAGINARY INTERVIEWS
        The Restoration of the Easy Chair by Way of Introduction
        A Year of Spring and a Life of Youth
        Sclerosis of the Tastes
        The Practices and Precepts of Vaudeville
        Intimations of Italian Opera
        The Superiority of Our Inferiors
        Unimportance of Women in Republics
        Having Just Got Home
        New York To the Home-comer's Eye
        Cheapness of the Costliest City on Earth
        Ways and Means of Living in New York
        The Quality of Boston and the Quantity of New York
        The Whirl of Life in Our First Circles
        The Magazine Muse
        Comparative Luxuries of Travel
        Qualities Without Defects
        A Wasted Opportunity
        A Niece's Literary Advice To Her Uncle
        A Search for Celebrity
        Practical Immortality on Earth
        Around a Rainy-day Fire
        The Advantages of Quotational Criticism
        Reading for a Grandfather
        Some Moments With the Muse
        A Normal Hero and Heroine Out of Work
    OTHER ESSAYS
        Autumn in the Country and City
        Personal and Epistolary Addresses
        Dressing for Hotel Dinner
        The Counsel of Literary Age to Literary Youth
        The Unsatisfactoriness of Unfriendly Criticism
        The Fickleness of Age
        The Renewal of Inspiration
        The Summer Sojourn of Florindo and Lindora
        To Have the Honor of Meeting
        A Day at Bronx Park
    ILLUSTRATIONS

    AT THE OPERA

    FIFTH AVENUE AT THIRTY-FOURTH STREET

    FIFTH AVENUE FROM THE TOP OF A MOTOR-BUS

    CHARLES EMBANKMENT, BELOW HARVARD BRIDGE

    THE MALL, CENTRAL PARK

    BROADWAY AT NIGHT

    ELECTION-NIGHT CROWDS

    ZOÖLOGICAL GARDENS, BRONX PARK

    THE DAUGHTER OF THE STORAGE
    WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
    THE DAUGHTER
    OF THE STORAGE
    AND OTHER THINGS
    IN PROSE AND VERSE

    W. D. HOWELLS

    HARPER & BROTHERS PUBLISHERS
    NEW YORK AND LONDON
    CONTENTS
      	  	PAGE
    I 	The Daughter of the Storage 	3
    II 	A Presentiment 	45
    III 	Captain Dunlevy's Last Trip 	67
    IV 	The Return to Favor 	81
    V 	Somebody's Mother 	93
    VI 	The Face at the Window 	107
    VII 	An Experience 	117
    VIII 	The Boarders 	127
    IX 	Breakfast Is My Best Meal 	141
    X 	The Mother-Bird 	151
    XI 	The Amigo 	161
    XII 	Black Cross Farm 	173
    XIII 	The Critical Bookstore 	185
    XIV 	A Feast of Reason 	227
    XV 	City and Country in the Fall 	243
    XVI 	Table Talk 	253
    XVII 	The Escapade of a Grandfather 	269
    XVIII 	Self-Sacrifice: A Farce-tragedy 	285
    XIX 	The Night before Christmas 	319

    THE QUALITY OF MERCY
    A NOVEL
    BY W. D. HOWELLS
    1892
    CONTENTS

    PART FIRST.

    I.
    II.
    III.
    IV.
    V.
    VI.
    VII.
    VIII.
    IX.
    X.
    XI.
    XII.
    XIII.
    XIV.
    XV.
    XVI.
    XVII.
    XVIII.
    XIX.
    XX.
    XXI.
    XXII.
    XXIII.
    XXIV.

    PART SECOND.

    I.
    II.
    III.
    IV.
    V.
    VI.
    VII.
    VIII.
    IX.
    X.
    XI.
    XII.
    XIII.
    XIV.
    XV.
    XVI.
    XVII.
    XVIII.
    XIX.
    XX.
    XXI.

    PART THIRD.

    I.
    II.
    III.
    IV.
    V.
    VI.
    VII.
    VIII.
    IX.
    X.
    XI.

    BY WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS.
    BY CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER.
    BY CONSTANCE F. WOOLSON.
    BY MARY E. WILKINS.
    BY LEW. WALLACE

    A COUNTERFEIT
    PRESENTMENT

    AND
    THE PARLOUR CAR

    BY

    WILLIAM D. HOWELLS
    CONTENTS
    		PAGE
    I. 	An Extraordinary Resemblance, 	7
    II. 	Distinctions and Differences, 	61
    III. 	Dissolving Views, 	99
    IV. 	Not at All Like, 	141

    	THE PARLOUR CAR, a Farce, 	191

    YEARS OF MY YOUTH

    BY
    W. D. HOWELLS

    WITH INTRODUCTION AND ILLUSTRATIONS
    FROM PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN EXPRESSLY
    FOR THIS BOOK BY CLIFTON JOHNSON


    (In certain versions of this etext, in certain browsers, clicking on this symbol will bring up a larger version of the illustration.)
    Preface by the Illustrator
    Illustrations
    Chapters: I, II, III, IV.

    Some typographical errors have been corrected; a list follows the text. (etext transcriber's note)
    ILLUSTRATIONS

    The waterside at Martin's Ferry


    Frontispiece

    The Ohio River at Wheeling, West Virginia


    Facing p. 10

    Hamilton, Ohio, the "Boy's Town" of Mr. Howells's youth


    " 16

    The Miami Canal at Hamilton


    " 22

    The now abandoned canal at Dayton as it appears on the borders of the city


    " 40

    The Little Miami River at Eureka Mills, twelve miles east of Dayton


    " 44

    Overlooking the island which the Howells family cultivated


    " 54

    The vicinity where Mr. Howells lived his "Year in a Log Cabin"


    " 60

    One of the last log houses to survive in the vicinity of Jefferson


    " 82

    The four-story office erected by Mr. Howells's father


    " 116

    The Ohio State House at Columbus viewed from High Street


    " 138

    The State House yard on the State Street side


    " 158

    Old-time dwellings on one of the Columbus streets that Mr. Howells used to frequent


    " 170

    The Medical College at Columbus


    " 184

    The quaint doorway of the Medical College through which Mr. Howells passed daily while he roomed in the building


    " 224

    Looking into the State House grounds toward the broad flight of steps before the west front of the building


    " 236

    MRS. FARRELL

    A NOVEL BY

    WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS


    With an Introduction by
    Mildred   Howells


    Chapter I II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, XIII, XIV, XV.

    MY YEAR IN A LOG CABIN

    BY
    W. D. HOWELLS
    A BIT OF AUTOBIOGRAPHY

    ILLUSTRATED
    I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, XIII.

    THE RISE OF SILAS LAPHAM

    by
    William Dean Howells



    CONTENTS
    CHAPTER I 	CHAPTER II 	CHAPTER III 	CHAPTER IV 	CHAPTER V
    CHAPTER VI 	CHAPTER VII 	CHAPTER VIII 	CHAPTER IX 	CHAPTER X
    CHAPTER XI 	CHAPTER XII 	CHAPTER XIII 	CHAPTER XIV 	CHAPTER XV
    CHAPTER XVI 	CHAPTER XVII 	CHAPTER XVIII 	CHAPTER XIX 	CHAPTER XX
    CHAPTER XXI 	CHAPTER XXII 	CHAPTER XXIII 	CHAPTER XXIV 	CHAPTER XXV
    CHAPTER XXVI 	CHAPTER XXVII

    ITALIAN JOURNEYS
    By W.D. Howells
    1867 and 1895



    CONTENTS

    THE ROAD TO ROME FROM VENICE.

    I.—LEAVING VENICE.

    II.—FROM PADUA TO FERRARA.

    III.—THE PICTURESQUE, THE IMPROBABLE, AND THE PATHETIC IN FERRARA.

    I.

    II.

    III.

    IV.

    V.

    VI.

    VII.

    IV.—THROUGH BOLOGNA TO GENOA.

    V.—UP AND DOWN GENOA.

    VI.—BY SEA FROM GENOA TO NAPLES.

    VII.—CERTAIN THINGS IN NAPLES.

    VIII.—A DAY IN POMPEII.

    IX.—A HALF-HOUR AT HERCULANEUM.

    X.—CAPRI AND CAPRIOTES.

    XI.—THE PROTESTANT RAGGED SCHOOLS AT NAPLES.

    XII.—BETWEEN ROME AND NAPLES.

    XIII.—ROMAN PEARLS.


    FORZA MAGGIORE.

    AT PADUA

    A PILGRIMAGE TO PETRARCH'S HOUSE AT ARQUÀ.

    A VISIT TO THE CIMBRI.


    MINOR TRAVELS.

    I.—PISA.

    II.—THE FERRARA ROAD.

    III.—TRIESTE.

    IV.—BASSANO.

    V.—POSSAGNO, CANOVA'S BIRTHPLACE.

    VI.—COMO.


    STOPPING AT VICENZA, VERONA, AND PARMA.

    DUCAL MANTUA.





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