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INDEX.                                                                     655
Days of Absence, 226.
Dayton, J., song by, 563.
Death of Nelson, The, 553.
Death of Warren, The, 544.
Dempster, William R., sketch of, 620 ; songs by,
37, 85, 240, 314, 544, 620. Dibdin, Charles, sketch of, 157; epitaph, 160 ;
anecdote of, 178 ; songs by, 157,160,162,163,178,
465. Dibdin, Thomas, sketch of, 571; songs by, 571,
637. Dickens, Charles, sketch of and song by, 210. Dinsmoor, Robert, claims "The Braes o' Glenif-
fer," 324. Dixie, 580. Donizetti, his connection with " Home, sweet
home," 42. Do they miss me at home t 68. Douglas, Mr., song by, 365. Down the burn, 253. Drink to me only with thine eyes, 460. Dufperin, Lady, sketch of, 85 ; songs by, 79, 85. Duffet, Thomas, his book of songs, 82. Duganne, Augustine J. H., poem by, claimed by
Crouch, 333. Duncan Gray, 413. Donlop, John, sketch of and song by, 469. Dunois the brave, 509. Durany. Ferdinand, his connection with "The
Star-Spangied Banner," 592. D'Orfey, Thomas, song by, 410.
Eileen Aroon, 241.
Elliot, Jean, sketch of and song by, 569.
English, Thomas Dunn, sketch of and song by, 9.
Erin is my home, 88.
Erin, the tear, 227.
Erskine, A , quoted, 413.
Esling, Mrs., 305.
Evening Song to the Virgin, 619.
Ewen, John, sketch of and song by, 59.
Exile of Erin, the, 91.
Farewell! but whenever you welcome the hour, 461.
Farragut, Mrs., 352.
Ferrier, Miss, stanzas by, 417.
Fields, James T., his anecdote of Tennyson, 37.
Fill the bumper fair, 457.
Finch, Francis M., sketch of and song by, 453.
Fine old English gentleman, The, 435.
Fitzgerald, Lady Edward, song by, 14.
Fitz-Herbert, Mrs., her connection with " The Lass
of Richmond Hill," 246. Flower of Strathearn, The, 484. Flowers of the Forest (Mrs. Cockburn's), 601. Flowers of the Forest (Miss Elliot's), 569. Fly not yet, 260. FONTANE, LAMAR, his claim to " All quiet along
the Potomac," 563.
I For the sake o' somebody, 268. Foster, Stephen Collins, sketch of, 4 ; songs by,
5, 64, 69, 286, 287. Four-leaved Shamrock, The, 244. Francis, Dr., bis remembrance of John Howard
Payne, 41. Franklin, Benjamin, anecdote of, 650.
Gaily the trOURadour, 521.
Gallant trOURadour, The, 508.
Gay, John, sketch of, 125 ; songs by, 125, 128 j
criticisms on, 129. General Leslie's March, the old song of, 518. Gilman, Caroline, sketch of and song by, 151. Ginevra, the story of, 299. Gir11 left behind me, The, 503. Gloveb, Charles W., Sketch of and song by, 83a Glover, Stephen, sketch of and song by, 146. God Save the King, 578. Go, forget me ! 243. Goldsmith, Oliver, quoted, 328, 650. Good-night, and joy be wi' ye a'! 649. Good-morrow, fair mistress! air of, 312. Gorrin, Cipriano, sketch of and song by, 624. Gow, Nathaniel, his connection with " Caller Her-
rin'," 606. Gow, Neil, songs by, 421, 606. Grammachree, the air of, 228, 249, 568. Grannis, S. M., song by, 68. Grant, Mrs., sketch of and song by, 421. Grant, Mrs., of Laggan, sketch of and song by,
501. Grave of Bonaparte, The, 558. Graves of a household, The, 74. Greeley, Horace, quoted, 328. Green grow the rashes, 0, 406. Greenville, air of, 226.
Greiner, John, song erroneously attributed to, 475. Grey, Capt. Charles, 486. Griffin, Gerald, sketch of and song by, 241. Groves of Blarney, The, 431. Guernsey, Alfred H, quoted, 564. Guernsey, Wellington, song by, 284.
Had I a heart for falsehood framed, 249.
Hail, Columbia/ 586.
Hail to the chief! 499.
Hall, Chables, song by, 476.
Hamilton, Elizabeth, sketch of and song by, 46.
Handel, Georg Friedrich, song by, 129.
Harris, Chandler, quoted, 563.
Hatton, Joseph L., his reminiscences of Mark Lemon, 16.
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, his description of Ailing-ham, 423.
Hay, Dominick M. H., writes an air for " Ben Bolt," 9.
Heath, Lyman, sketch of and song by, 558.
Heaving of the Lead, The, 173.








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