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Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction, and the Drama, Vol 2 (of 4)

Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction, and the Drama, Vol 2 (of 4)
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Title: Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction, and the Drama, Vol 2 (of 4)
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HARACTER SKETCHES
OF ROMANCE, FICTION
AND THE DRAMA::::
A REVISED AMERICAN EDITION
OF THE READER’S HANDBOOK
BY
THE REV. E. COBHAM BREWER, LL.D.
EDITED BY
MARION HARLAND

VOLUME II
colophon

NEW YORK              SELMAR HESS              PUBLISHER

MDCCCXCII

Copyright, 1892, by
SELMAR HESS.
PHOTOGRAVURES PRINTED ON THE
HESS PRESS.
iii

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.


VOLUME II.

PHOTOGRAVURES AND ETCHINGS.

Illustration Artist  
LA CIGALE (colored) E. Metzmacher Frontispiece
FATES (THE) Paul Thumann 6
GABRIEL AND EVANGELINE Frank Dicksee 56
GANYMEDE F. Kirchbach 64
HAMLET AND THE GRAVEDIGGER P.A.J. Dagnan-Bouveret 140
HAMLET AND HIS FATHER’S GHOST E. von Hofften 142
HERODIAS Benjamin Constant 172
LORELEI (THE) W. Kray 340

WOOD ENGRAVINGS AND TYPOGRAVURES.
FALSTAFF AND MRS. FORD.   2
FARIA ENTERS DANTES’S CELL Janet Lange 4
FATIMA AND ANNA Gustave Doré 8
FATINITZA Adrien Marie 10
FATMÉ N. Sichel 12
FAUNTLEROY (LITTLE LORD) F. M. Spiegle 14
ivFAUST AND MARGARET IN THE GARDEN Gabriel Max 16
FITZJAMES AND RODERICK DHU J. B. McDonald 22
FITZWALTER (ALURED) AND ROSE HIS WIFE BEAR HOME THE FLITCH OF BACON;—JOHN GILPIN Thomas Stothard 24
FLAVIO AND HILARIA   26
FLORESTAN SAVED BY LEONORA Eugen Klimsch 30
FRANZ, ADELAIDE AND THE BISHOP OF BAMBERG Carl Becker 46
FRITHIOF AND INGEBORG R. Bendemann 50
FRITHIOF AT THE COURT OF KING RING Ferd. Leeke 52
FROU-FROU Georges Clairin 54
GAMP (SAIREY) Frederick Barnard 60
GANN (CAROLINE), THE LITTLE SISTER Frederick Barnard 62
GARRICK (DAVID) AS ABEL DRUGGER Johann Zoffany 66
GAUTHIER (MARGUÉRITE), LA DAME AUX CAMÉLIAS   68
GAVROCHE E. Bayard 70
GHENT TO AIX (HOW WE BROUGHT THE GOOD NEWS FROM) 78
GILDA AND RIGOLETTO Hermann Kaulbach 86
GLAUCUS AND NYDIA W. E. Lockhart 94
GOBBO (LAUNCELOT)   98
GODIVA J. von Lerius 100
GRACCHI (THE MOTHER OF THE) Schopin 108
GRASSHOPPER (THE) AND THE ANT J. G. Vibert 112
GREY (LADY JANE), EXECUTION OF Paul Delaroche 118
GULLIVER CHAINED J. G. Vibert 130
vGUNTHER (KING) B. Guth 132
HADWIG (FRAU) INTO THE CONVENT, EKKEHARD BRINGING Carl von Blaas 134
HAIDÉE   136
HALIFAX (JOHN) SAVING THE BANK J. Nash 138
HARLOWE (CLARISSA) C. Landseer 144
HAROLD (EDITH FINDING THE BODY OF)   146
HAROLD (KING) AND THE ELFINS Albert Tschautsch 148
HATTERAICK (DIRK) AND MEG MERRILEES J.B. McDonald 150
HEBE Canova 154
HECTOR AND ANDROMACHE A. Maignan 156
HEEP (URIAH) Frederick Barnard 158
HELEN (THE ABDUCTION OF) R. von Deutsch 160
HELOISE Gleyre 163
HENRY THE EIGHTH AND ANNE BOLEYN C. von Piloty 164
HERMANN AND DOROTHEA W. von Kaulbach 166
HERMIONE   168
HERO AND LEANDER Ferdinand Keller 170
HETTY (DINAH AND)   174
HIPPOLYTUS (DEATH OF) Rubens 176
HOFER (ANDREAS) AT INNSBRUCK Franz von Defregger 178
HOP-O’-MY-THUMB Gustave Doré 182
HORATII (THE OATH OF THE) L. David 184
HYPATIA A. Seifert 198
IANTHE   200
viILSE IN THE FARM-STABLE Paul Meyerheim
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