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The Book of Three Hundred Anecdotes Historical, Literary, and Humorous—A New Selection   By:

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THE BOOK OF THREE HUNDRED ANECDOTES.

HISTORICAL, LITERARY, AND HUMOROUS.

A NEW SELECTION.

BURNS & OATES. LONDON: GRANVILLE MANSIONS. NEW YORK: BARCLAY STREET.

INDEX.

Abernethy, 26

Abon Hannifah, 39

ACTORS, 27 33

Adam, Dr., and the Schoolboy, 106

AFFECTION, 1 5

Aguesseau, D', Chancellor of France, 115

Alban's, Duchess of, and the Sailor, 28

Algerine Captain, 119

Alphonsus, King of Naples, 39

American Heroines, 135

Amour, St., General, 1

André, St., Marquis de, 90

ARTISTS, 5 9

Astley Cooper, 26

Atterbury, in the House of Peers, 113

Bakers, The, of Lyons, 18

Bailly, Miss Escape of the Pretender, 94

Bannister, 19

Bautru and the Spanish Librarian, 77

Bayard, The Chevalier, 80

Beauvais, Ladies of, 118

BEGGING, 10

Belmont, Countess de, 45

Benbow and the Wounded Sailor, 101

BENEVOLENCE, 11 13

Ben Jonson at Dinner, 21

Bernard, Father, 88

Bishop and Clerks, 104

BOOKS, 13 16

Boufflers, Marshal, 120

Bouille, Marquis de, 121

Boutteville, Count de, and the Soldier, 81

Boutibonne, M., Imaginary Accident, 58

Breton Peasants, 48

Brougham, Lord Examination of a Witness, 70

Budæus, 76

Buffon and his Servant, 115

Busby, Dr., and the Scholar, 106

Cajeta, Siege of, 51

Camden, Lord, in the Stocks, 73

Camerons and Christians, 117

Campo, Marquess del, and George III., 93

Candle Light, War by, 120

Canning and the Preacher, 125

Carteret, Lady, and Dean Swift, 132

Carving Accident, 90

Catalogue Making, 15

Chamillart the French Lawyer, 70

Chantrey First sculpture, 9

CHARITY, 18

Charles II. and Killigrew, 63

Charles V. of France, 64

Charles VI. of Austria, 122

Charles XII. and his Secretary, 119

Charlotte, Princess, 54

Chatillon, Admiral, and the Beggar, 10

Cherin, General, 109

Child and Goat, 103

China Ware, 129

Christmas Pudding Extraordinary, 20

Clerambault and La Fontaine, 126

Cobbler of Leyden, The, 114

Cochrane, Sir John, 46

Cochrane, Lord, 56

Coleridge's "Watchman", 107

Coleridge and his Dinner Companion, 126

Conjugal Affection French Troops in Italy, 4

Cornwallis, Admiral, and the Mutineers, 105

Crimean Captain, 111

Curran and Dr. Boyse, 40 and the Jockey, 67 and the Farmer, 69 his Witty Replies, 70

Cuvier and his Visitors, 116

Day, Thomas, and Sir W. Jones, 72

Deaf and Dumb Mother, 1

Denon and Defoe, 16

Dey of Algiers and Admiral Keppel, 104

Dickens Origin of "Boz", 15

Dictionaries, 14

Dieppe Pilot, 43

DINNERS, 19 22

DOCTORS, 22 27

Domat, Judge, and the Poor Widow, 11

Douglas, The, 47

DRAMA, The, 27 33

Dreaming, 129

Drummond, Provost, 52

Duke of Newcastle and Mr. Pitt a Dispute in Bed, 86

Duncan, Admiral, 121

DUTY, 34

Duval, the Librarian, 77

Edinburgh Spoiled Street, 130

Erskine and Lord Kellie, 126

Erskine, Legal Anecdotes of, 67 68

Eveillan, Archdeacon of Angers, 57

Faithful Depositary, 37

Faithful Domestic, 36

Falkland, Lord, and the House of Commons, 86

Family Sacrifice French Revolution, 4

Fear of Death, 58

Fenelon, Archbishop his Humanity, 56

FIDELITY, 35 37

Fielding, Sir J., and the Irishman, 71

Filial Affection French Boy, 2

Fletcher, of Saltown, and his Footman, 113

Fontenelle, 37, 38

Fools, 38

Foote, the Actor, 33

FORGIVENESS, 39

Fouché and Napoleon, 91

Francis I. and his Fool, 38

Frederick the Great and the Page, 61 and the Soldier, 62 and the Deserter, 62 his Arguments, 62

French Curate Forgiveness, 39 Peasant Girl, 45 Officer in Flanders, 77 Officer in Spain, 77 Servant at Noyon, 95 of La Vendée, 91

FRIENDS, 40

Gainsborough Picture of the Pigs, 6

Garrick and Rich, 33

Garrick and Sir J. Reynolds, 115

Gendarmes and Priest, 91

George I. and the Lieutenant, 121 II. and the Dutch Innkeeper, 64 and the Court Martial, 122 III... Continue reading book >>




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