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THE

PARTERRE

OR

Poetry and Historical Romance;

WITH

ESSAYS, SKETCHES, AND ANECDOTES.

ILLUSTRATED BY NUMEROUS CHARACTERISTIC ENGRAVINGS BY SAMUEL WILLIAMS,

IN THE FIRST STYLE OF THE ART.

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. LONDON:
PUBLISHED BY EFFINGHAM WILSON, JUNIOR,

16, KING WILLIAM STREET, LONDON BRIDGE.

CHRISTMAS,

1836.

LONDON : · PRINTED BY MANNING AND SMITHSON,

ITY-LANE, PATERXOSTER-RUW.

CONTENTS.

PAGE

PAGE
TALES, ROMANCES, AND NARRATIVES. / The Storm, an Anecdote of the life

The Brigand - - - - 1

of Haydn - - - - 248

A Nautical Adventure - - - 9 |

Chronicles of the Chateau - - 264

The Man who sold the Moiety of

Fontana and the Nero Obelisk - 265

his Soul to the Fiend - - 25

A Duel in the Seventeenth Century 277

A Scene on the St Lawrence

The Death of Sikander . 281

Romance of French History :-

Scenes of Private Life : - The

Charles V. - - -

Usurer - .

282

The Rear Admiral - - - 61

The Indian Bridal . . - 307

The Abbey of Maubuisson - . 73 Katrina Schulyer - - - - 313

The Martial Fairy . . . 81 The Roving Pirate . . . 325

The Old Hall - -

A Duel in the time of Henry III. 93

The Exiled Earl - - -

ESSAYS, SKETCHES, LETTERS, &c.

-

The Sheik's Revenge - - - Characters in the Sorrows of Wer-

Marie; or the Blue Kerchief . ter - - - - - - 10
The Mortar and the Pestle . - 133 Sketches of American History - 18
Richard III. and Lady Anne, Contentment - - - - 20

Legend of Crosby Hall - . 145 The Cavalry Drill, a Comic Sketch 21
The Exiled Queen - -

The Second Day's Drill - -
The Betrayer and his Avenger 181 | Duelling, and Celebrated Duels .
Makandal of St. Domingo -

Scraps from my Note Book - .
An Honest Face - - - 193 | A Visit to Niagara - - -
“ It is Late” - - - - 198 | Excerpts from Jean Paul . . 45
The Hampstead Ghost - - - 206 Thoughts on Travelling -- Mental
A true Tale of the Coliseum - - 2101 and Bodily - - - - 46
Robbers of the Black Forest - - 214 Thoughts on Money - - - 55
The Wolf of Ehrenbreitstein - 217 | Dramatic Anachronisins - - 58
MANORIAL ARCHIVES :— The Friar The assumed Plagiarisms of Lord

with the Gory Cowl - - 241 | Byron and other writers - - 68
The Water Tower - - - 289 Mahommedanism . - - 90

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