Friday, May 29, 2015

Eyub Is a Place of Tombs; On the Hillside, Thousands of the Faithful Rest under Cypresses in Graves Marked by Dusty Headstones Leaning Awry (1913)

Robert Hichens, “Skirting the Balkan Peninsula from Triest to Constantinople, Sixth Paper: Stamboul, the City of Mosques,” With Pictures by Jules Guérin, The Century 86 (August 1913): 521.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Friday, May 22, 2015

Oh, Mother, Do Come Back to Poor Betty (1869)

Sophia Tandy, Bertie’s Birthday Present, or Patience Rewarded (London: Religious Tract Society, 1869), 164.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Friday, May 15, 2015

A Savage Strumming Accompanied His Ballad, Announcing a Ukulele (1919)

Thomas Beer, “The House of Atreus,” Illustrations by D.C. Hutchison, The Century Magazine 98 (July 1919): 317.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

From Ever to Always the Generations of Men Do Bondsman’s Service in the Single Field (1901)

Francis Marion Crawford, The Witch of Prague: A Fantastic Tale (London: Macmillan and Company, Limited, 1901): 97.

Monday, May 11, 2015

In This Manner, the Epitaph on My Mother’s Tomb Being My Primer and My Spelling-Book, I Learned to Read (1825)

Mrs. Leicester’s School; Or the History of Several Young Ladies Related by Themselves 9th ed., (London: M.J. Godwin and Company,) 1825.

Friday, May 8, 2015

And like That Sounding Echo-Land This Graveyard Speaks to Me (1885)

J.R.S., “The Graveyard,” The Penny Post: An Illustrated Magazine for All Readers 35 ( September 1885): 275.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

If They Were Quick in Coming from the Graveyard They Were Slow in Reaching It (1898)

Cecil Clare, “The Sheep Stealers: A Children’s Story,” The English Illustrated Magazine 20 (December 1898): 343.

Monday, May 4, 2015

She Entreated Some of the Gentlemen to Go and Prevent Him Digging the Grave but None of Them Had Courage Enough (1884)

Narcissa Smith Springer, The Illustrated Cloudy Sky or The Unfortunate Children, A True Tale, With Thirteen Illustrations. (Cleavland: Narcissa Smith Springer, 1884), 280.