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McCLURE'S MAGAZINE

VOL. I JUNE, 1893 No. 1

S. S. McCLURE, Limited NEW YORK AND LONDON 1893

Copyright, 1893, by S. S. McClure, Limited. All rights reserved.

Press of J. J. Little & Co. Astor Place, New York

Table of Contents

PAGE A Dialogue between William Dean Howells and Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen. Recorded By Mr. Boyesen. 3 The Nymph of the Eddy. By Gilbert Parker. 12 Human Documents. An Introduction by Sarah Orne Jewett. 16 How They Are Captured, Transported, Trained, and Sold. By Raymond Blathwayt. 26 Under Sentence of the Law. By Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson. 34 Unsolved Problems that Edison Is Studying. By E. J. Edwards. 37 From "Locksley Hall". By Alfred, Lord Tennyson. 43 A Day With Gladstone. By H. W. Massingham. 44 Where Man Got His Ears. By Henry Drummond. 52 James Parton's Rules of Biography. 59 Europe at the Present Moment. By Mr. De Blowitz. 63 The Comedy of War. By Joel Chandler Harris. 69 The Rose Is Such a Lady. By Gertrude Hall. 82 The Count de Lesseps of To day. By R. H. Sherard. 83

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Professor Boyesen in His Study. 4 The Birthplace of W. D. Howells at Martins Ferry, Ohio. 5 The Giustiniani Palace. 6 W. D. Howells, After His Return From Venice. 7 W. D. Howells, in Cambridge in 1868. 8 W. D. Howells' Summer Home at Belmont in 1878. 9 The Author of "Annie Kilburn." 10 General Lew Wallace. 19 William Dean Howells. 20 Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen. 22 Alphonse Daudet. 24 Hawarden Castle. 46 The Library. 47 The Gladstone Family. 51 "Balanoglossus", and Large Sea Lamprey. 53 Embryos Showing Gill slits. 53 Adult Shark. 54 Marble Head of Satyr. 55 Head of Satyr in Group of Marsyas and Apollo. 55 Faun. 55 Form of the Ear in Baby Outang. 55 Horned Sheep and Goat with Cervical Auricles. 55 Ear of Barbary Ape, Chimpanzee, and Man. 57 James Parton in 1852. 59 James Parton in 1891. 62 The Chateau de La Chesnaye. 84 Count de Lesseps in 1869. 85 Madame de Lesseps in 1880. 88 Count de Lesseps in 1880. 89 Count de Lesseps in 1892. 90

REAL CONVERSATIONS. I.

A DIALOGUE BETWEEN WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS AND HJALMAR HJORTH BOYESEN.

RECORDED BY MR. BOYESEN.

When I was requested to furnish a dramatic biography of Mr. Howells, I was confronted with what seemed an insuperable difficulty. The more I thought of William Dean Howells, the less dramatic did he seem to me. The only way that occurred to me of introducing a dramatic element into our proposed interview was for me to assault him with tongue or pen, in the hope that he might take energetic measures to resent my intrusion; but as, notwithstanding his unvarying kindness to me, and many unforgotten benefits, I cherished only the friendliest feelings for him, I could not persuade myself to procure dramatic interest at such a price... Continue reading book >>


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