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Paley, Archdeacon, reply of, 244
Palgrave, Sir Reginald, 13
"Pall Mall Gazette," 12
Palmer, 116

Palmerston, Lord, 43, 44, 48; anecdote
of, 115, 116, 185, 303
Pareti, a Neapolitan postmaster, 72, 73
Parliament Bill, 124
Paxton, Sir Joseph, 292, 293
Peel, Sir Robert, 197

Penrhyn, Lady, her eccentric bequest, 215
Penrose, Mr., the architect, 297
Peyton, Sir Henry, his collection of
driving whips, 323
Piano-organs, an indignant supporter
of, 267

Pio Nono, anecdote of, 78
Power, Miss, 16

Proudhon, the ultra-Socialist, 97, 98
"Punch," 14, 15
"Purchase," 232, 233

Queensberry, the fifth Duchess of, anec-
dote, 214
"Quizzes," 165

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Shah, his remark concerning Anglo-
Saxon husbands, 137
Sheridan, General, 24
Shop-fronts, old, 239

Siam, letter from King of, 47
Sibthorp, Colonel, saves trees in 1851,
292, 293

Signboards, 305, 306
Socialism, 106

Society, 5; its bad bargain with the
nouveaux riches, 157
Somerset, the Duchess of, 214
Sontag, Madame, anecdote concerning,
58, 59
Spender, Mr., 13

Spitalfields weavers and their history,
280-2

Sport, its increase, 8, 9

Spurgeon, the late Mr., his dislike of
pulpits, 252

Stalls of theatres, increase in price of,
260

Stamps, execrable modern, 316; collect-
ing, 317; curious notion as to, 317,
318
Stationmaster, anecdote of a, 43, 44
Statuary, poor quality of modern Lon-
don, 289

Stead, the late Mr. W. T., 29; takes
authoress to spiritualistic séance, 29;
his characteristics, 29

Stevens, Albert, 296

Stratford de Redcliffe, Lord, 48
Street venders, 261

musicians, 262-7

Suburbs in old days, 308, 309

Suffrage, female, 132-41; views of the
authoress concerning, 133

Sweeps, 267, 268

Sykes, Sir Tatton, 33, 34
the late Lady, 35

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Colonel Mark, 34

Tariff Reform, 83, 86

Tattershall Castle, 245, 246
Teapots, 328, 329

Telegraph, anecdotes of early days, 11
Temple Bar, 304; room in archway

over, 305, 307

Terry, Miss Ellen, 226
Thackeray, 2, 13, 14, 286

Thames, its unsatisfactory condition in
old days, 276-8
Thiers, M., 48

Thrale, Mrs., 309, 310

"Times," the, 6, 11, 12, 41, 110
Toby, M.P., 15

Townley, Colonel, 194

INDEX

Tradesmen, old-fashioned West End, | Walpole, Miss Charlotte, 225

anecdotes, 170-2
Trafalgar Square, 290

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Horace, 113

339

Sir Robert, 114, 119, 303

Travellers' tales, anecdotes concerning, War, 21-3
52-6

Travelling by road, 35-8

Travelling on the Continent in old days,
anecdotes, etc., 59-78

Tree, Sir Herbert Beerbohm, 226
Trevelyan, Sir Charles, II
Tunbridge Wells and its history, 332, 333
,, ware, 326, 327

Turnpike money, 39
Turnpikes, 39, 40

Unionist party, its present position, 82;
lack of keenness, 84; its apologetic
attitude, 85; unfortunate tactics, 85;
what it might have done, 85, 104

Vicenza, a sojourn at, 65, 66
Victoria, Queen, 1, 6, 82, 125; her
hatred of unpunctuality, 155, 295,
304, 305; her memorial, 289; her
curious ring, 324

Victorian era, 2, 6, 17, 141
"Gothic," 243
Village streets in the past, 243

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Waldegrave, Lady, her collection of
bells, 329

Wallace, Sir Richard, 197, 198; theories
as to parentage of, 198, 199

Warren, Mrs., 171

Waste paper, 318; valuable finds in,
318-20

Waterford, the Marquis of, 201
Watts, Mr., his high ideals, and life,
79, 80

Watts, Mrs., 80

Way to get Wealth (an old book), 257,
258

"Weavers' windows," 280
Wellington, the great Duke of, 125,
197; anecdotes concerning, 217-21;
his statue, 296; monument at St.
Paul's, 296, 297

Westminster Gazette, 13
White Lodge, relics and pictures
formerly at, 326, 327
Wigan, Mr. and Mrs., 226
Wilson, Mr. George, his curious be-
quest, 47, 48

Withernsea, church at, 247
Wolff, the late Sir Henry, 30, 152
Wolseley, Lord, 234

"Wolseley gang," the, 235

Woman, the claims of modern, 129-

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