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Text: Scott's notes by the way for the lantern: the reciter's companion (Kingston-upon-Hull and Leeds: James Scott and R. Scott, n.d.)

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Kingston-upon-Hull and Leeds, England: James Scott,
R. Scott, unknown  (earliest possible: 1875)
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General description and statistics of London, pp. 1-15

Edward Farmer, Little Jim, p. 16

James Scott and Robert Scott, The Civil War of the Commonwealth, pp. 17-31

John Hampton's home, pp. 32-34

Jack and the beanstalk, pp. 35-37

Old Mother Hubbard, p. 38

Charles Dickens and Robert Scott, Goblin chimes, pp. 39-56

Henry Gore, From London to the Falls of Niagara, pp. 57-72

John Milton, Milton's Paradise lost: abridged for an evening's reading, pp. 73-98

S.C. Hall, Boons and blessings, pp. 99-105

Mother's last words, pp. 106-109

The Pilgrim's progress, pp. 109-112

Cinderella: or, the glass slipper, pp. 112-115

European views, pp. 115-117

John Townsend Trowbridge, The vagabonds, pp. 118-120

J.W. McCall, The bottle, pp. 121-125

J.W. McCall, The drunkard's children, pp. 126-128

J.W. McCall, The progress of intemperance, pp. 129-132

Industry and idleness: or the progress of the two apprentices, pp. 133-136

Our baby: a bachelor's experience with it, pp. 137-140

Henry Glassford Bell, Mary, Queen of Scots, pp. 141-143

William B. Fowle, Vat you please, pp. 144-146

Thomas Ingoldsby, The jackdaw of Rheims, pp. 147-150

Robert Southey, Sir Ralph the Rover, pp. 151-152

Thomas Ingoldsby, Misadventures at Margate: [a.k.a. The vulgar little boy], pp. 153-155

Gone with a handsomer man, pp. 156-158

Over the hills from the poor-house, pp. 158-160

Charles Mackay, The dream of the reveller: or, the whiskey demon, pp. 161-163

Tom Hood, A sailor's apology for bow-legs, pp. 163-165

Beautiful snow: an American poem, pp. 166-167

Alfred, Lord Tennyson, The charge of the Light Brigade, p. 168

Thomas Greenbury, Dreams at sea, p. 169

Robert Southey, The well of St. Keyne, pp. 170-171

Pussy's transgression, p. 171

Azorl: or Much ado about nothing, p. 172

The boy highwayman, p. 172

William Tell, p. 173

The reward of covetousness, p. 173

The critics, p. 174

The barred window, p. 174

The sledge party, p. 175

The stolen sausage, p. 175

The lazy traveller, p. 176

Dr Spiritus and the moon, p. 176

The Wharfedale poet, The outcast, pp. 177-178

Thomas Campbell, The soldier's dream, p. 178

Henry Clay Work and Henry Clay Work, Come home, father: little Mary's song, p. 179

Samuel Rogers, The misletoe bough, pp. 180-181

Thomas Haynes Bayley and Henry Bishop, The mistletoe bough, pp. 181-182

Little Snow-white, pp. 182-183

William Cowper, Androcles and the lion, pp. 184-185

William Shakespeare, The seven ages of man, p. 185

R.D.S., Brown and the bear, p. 186

Lindon Meadows, Dame Perkins and her grey mare, p. 187

Simon and his pig, p. 188

The juvenile smokers, p. 189

Sir Isaac Newton and the apple, p. 189

The gossips, p. 190

Midnight adventures with a flea, pp. 190-191

Death of the bluebottle, p. 191

The hollow tooth, p. 192

The mouse-hunt, p. 193

The settler and the savages: or, ingratitude punished, p. 194

Bret Hart, That heathen Chinee, p. 195

The power of music: or Fiddler Podger and the crocodile, p. 196

The sensational novel, p. 197

Reynard the fox, pp. 198-199

William Cowper, Johnny Gilpin, pp. 200-201

Five senses, p. 201

Diogenes and the naughty boys of Corinth, pp. 202-203

The elephant's revenge, pp. 204-206

The miller and ass, pp. 206-207

The story of the old man, his son, and ass, p. 208

The tiger and tub, pp. 209-211

C.C.J., The hostile neighbours: or, the musician and the painter, pp. 212-213

Johnny Sands, p. 214

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see also: Miscellaneous tales: no. 3 (London: York & Son, n.d.)


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