Saturday, February 28, 2015

“You Do the Talking,” She Breathed. “I Do the Loving.” (1899)

 Mary Hartwell Catherwood, “The Indian on the Trail ,” Harper’s New Monthly Magazine 99 (October 1899): 711.

Friday, February 27, 2015

I Go Dat Lenk for You Honoré—but Not for Any Other Man (1899)

Mary Hartwell Catherwood, Illustrated by W.R. Leigh, “The Mothers of Honoré,” Harper’s New Monthly Magazine 99 (June 1899): 136.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

It Will Be Quite Safe, I See (1895)

Julia Magruder, Illustrations by Charles Dana Gibson, The Princess Sonia (New York: The Century Co, 1895), 31.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

What’s Your First Name Dear? (1912)

Kate Jordan, “The Ragged Edge,” Illustrations by Lucius Wolcott Hitchcock, Everybody’s Magazine 27 (July 1912): 77.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

I Want You to Help Me in Something (1870)

“The Light of Elstone Hearth,” Drawn by F.W. Lawson, The Quiver 5 (1870): 345.

Monday, February 23, 2015

The Drooping Boughs of an Apple Tree Formed a Leafy Screen (1906)

E. Crayton McCants,  “The Strategists,” Illustration by H.S. Potter, Everybody’s Magazine 14 (February 1906): 217.

Sunday, February 22, 2015

She Was Calling Him a Noble, Great-Hearted Man When Two Piercing Lights Shot Full into Their Faces (1913)

Leavitt Ashley Knight, Illustrations by C.E. Chambers, “The Promised Land,” Everybody’s Magazine 28 (June 1913): 789.

Saturday, February 21, 2015

I'll Lead the Mules up the Road a Piece for You (1908)

Alice MacGowan, Illustrations by George Wright, Judith of the Cumberlands (New York: Grossett & Dunlap, 1908), 13.

Friday, February 20, 2015

He Was a Man on the Edge of Some Despair (1899)

H.B. Marriott Watson, “The Princess Xenia: A Romance,” Harper’s New Monthly Magazine 99 (November 1899): 890.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

My Love Concerns Thee Not—and Yet I Will Not Ask Thee to Forget (1866)

F.E.C., “An Idyll of the Hayfield,” Illustration by Edward Hughes, Once a Week 1 (June 23, 1866): 687.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

“Now,” Said I, “Is the Time for You to Exert All Your Strength.” “I Am Ready,” Said She. (1874)

James De Mille, Illustrations by C.G. Bush, The Lady and the Ice (New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1874), frontispiece.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

At First, I Elected to do the Hunting and Fresh-Meat-Providing (1899)

“The Spell of the Bird: A Strange Tale of British Guiana,” Illustrations by Warwick Goble, The English Illustrated Magazine 22 (October 1899): 27.

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Friday, February 13, 2015

Oh, You’ve Been Playing Solitaire with the Books, Have You? (1916)

Willa Sibert Cather, “The Bookkeeper’s Wife,” Illustrations by Arthur William Brown, The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, 92 (May to October 1916): 57.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

“Stay There,” She Said, “or I Will Move the Pieces.” (1899)

Beatrice Heron-Maxell, “Tragedy in Chess: The Story of a Prize Solution,” The Harmsworth Monthly Pictorial Magazine 3 (Aug 1899–Jan 1900): 127.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Love,” Jeered He. “What Does a Finished Coquette like Yourself Know about Love?” (1899)

Jenny Wren, “The Ways Fools Propose: How a Lady Journalist Got Copy,” Illustrated by Arthur Garratt, The Harmsworth Monthly Pictorial Magazine 3 (Aug 1899–Jan 1900):403.

Sunday, February 8, 2015

The Swan Was Seized by the Pike and Both Were Found Dead (1899)

R.B. Marston, “Big Pike Stories,” Illustrated by C. Whymper and A. Barraud, The Harmsworth Monthly Pictorial Magazine 2 (February to July 1899): 223.

Saturday, February 7, 2015

You Have Kept Me in a Dungeon for Four Years without Any Air or Light or Happiness or Hope (1914)

Lloyd Osbourne,  “Major Bronquard of the Army,” Illustrations by Aurthur William Brown, Everybody’s Magazine 30 (January to June 1914): 77.

Friday, February 6, 2015

Ah, I Have Made a Mistake, I See (1895)

Julia Magruder, “The Princess Sonia,” Illustrated by C.D. Gibson. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine 50 (May 1895): 13.

Thursday, February 5, 2015

This Led to a Quarrel: Which Led to a Parting (1900)

George Gamble, “This and That,” The English Illustrated Magazine 23 (April to September 1900):187.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Betty Blake Turned Round on Me and Said Cruel Words (1916)

Eden Phillpotts, “Farmer Sleep’s Savings,” Illustrations by W.P. Benda, The Century Illustrated 92 (October 1916): 927.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

He Had Been Beaten by Mr. Meeker's Cane (1919)

Joseph Hergesheimer, “The Meeker Ritual,” Illustrations by John Newton Howitt, The Century 98 (June 1919): 157.

Monday, February 2, 2015

A Wench—Thou? What Gnat in the Brain is This? (1900)

Hamilton Drummond, “High and Low Justice,” The English Illustrated Magazine 23 (April to September 1900): 471.

Sunday, February 1, 2015

He Would Have Had My Fist, but for Having Been at School with Me (1882)

“[Review of] Lorna Doone,” The Christmas Bookseller 1882, Being a Complete List of Illustrated and Other Books Suitable for School Prizes or Rewards with Numerous Specimens of Illustrations (1882): 55.