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OR

THE HUMORISTS.

A MEDLEY.

IRVING

BY

GEOFFREY CRAYON, Gent.

“ Under this cloud I walk. Gentlemen ; pardon my rude assault.
I am a traveller, who, having surveyed most of the terrestrial angles
of this globe, am hither arrived, to peruse this little spot." - CARI 3T •
MAS ORDINARY

THE AUTHOR'S REVISED EDITION.

COMPLETE IN ONE VOLUME.

NEW YORK:

G. P. PUTNAM AND SON, 661 BROADWAY,

OPPOSITE BoxD STREET.

1867.

1162)

HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY

SHELDON FUND
JULY 10, 1940

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1865, by

GEORGE P. PUTNAM, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the Southern District

of New York.

RIVERSIDE, CAMBRIDGE :

STEREOTYPED AND PRINTED BY

11. 0. HOUGHTON AND COMPANY.

CONTENTS.

.

THE AUTHOR
THE HALL
THE BUSY MAX
FAMILY SERVANTS
THE WIDOW
THE LOVERS
FAMILY RELICS
AN OLD SOLDIER
THE Widow's RETINUE
READY-MONEY JACK
BACHELORS
WIVES
STORY-TELLING
THE STOUT GENTLEMAN
FOREST TREES
A LITERARY ANTIQUARY
THE FARM-HOUSE
HORSEMANSHIP
LOVE SYMPTOMS
Falconry
HAWKING
St. MARK's Eve
GENTILITY
FORTUNE-TELLING
LOVE-CHARMS
THE LIBRARY .
THE STUDENT OF SALAMANCA
ENGLISH COUNTRY GENTLEMEN
A BACHELOR's CoxFESSION
ENGLISH GRAVITY

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GYPSIES
MAY-DAY CUSTOMS
VILLAGE WORTHIES
THE SCHOOLMASTER
THE School.
A VILLAGE POLITICIAN
THE ROOKERY
MAY-DAY
THE MANUSCRIPT
ANNETTE DELARBRE
TRAVELLING
POPULAR SUPERSTITIONS
THE CULPRIT
FAMILY MISFORTUNES
LOVERS' TROUBLES
THE HISTORIAN
THE HAUNTED HOUSE
DOLPH HEYLIGER
THE STORM-SHIP
THE WEDDING
THE AUTHOR'S FAREWELL.

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