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  • Collection: Nonfiction

”Women and Patriotism” A RESIDENT Jingo in every house? That prescription which the BAZAR gave the other day is the missing word for which we all have been waiting. “A Resident Jingo.” Somebody at each breakfast table to blow the trumpet with…

”The Temple of Fame” WE Americans have found a short cut to truth, which we use on every occasion. No matter what the subject in doubt may be, we vote on it. The majority, we assume, must be right.  The Romans and Greeks paid some deference to…

”The Story of a Newspaper” AN odd chance enables me to lift the curtain on a scene a century and three years old, and from the glimpses of real life in dumb show on the stage you can make tragedies and romances enough.  I unearthed the other day…

”Some Testimony in the Case”             The discussion of the negro problem in Northern and Southern review last winter, it is true, showed us the subject from widely different points of view. But if any Northerner, living quietly at…

  ”Shop and Country Girls” IS there no way by which the hours of women’s labor in the retail shops can be regulated? I have never joined in the popular lamentations over women’s wrongs, for I know of but few wrongs to which any class of my…

Review of Jessie Benton Frémont'sThe Story of the Guard, a Chronicle of the War[1] The subject, the authorship, and the style of this book combine to secure for it the immediate attention of American readers. In our own case, this attention has…

”A Reporter’s Work” THE Philadelphia papers, a few days ago, contained a notice of the death, at one of the hospitals, of F. Jennings Crute, a reporter on one of the newspapers of that city.  To the great majority of the unthinking public, the…

”The Plague Spot of America” THE Prince of Wales, it is said, is at the head of a movement to honor the memory of Father Damien[1], the hero priest of Molokai[2], by erecting a hospital for lepers in London. There are reported to be about twenty…

”Open Doors. V             A woman ought always to be allowed as many more words as she pleases: so I make no apology for coming again to say a forgotten word or two, before bidding a good-by to the friendly faces gathered about this…

”Open Doors. IV." The first among living wood-engravers gave me his testimony as to the suitability of his art for women—testimony more valuable because he has been for many years both sanguine and active in devising ways for their help, and is…
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