Dime dialogues, no. 1 : for schools, exhibitions, parlors, etc.
OC PN4291.D51 1863 99 p. ; 16 cm. Former owner's name on the title page: "Edith R Gates"; pencil marginalia. Meeting of the muses [Crowning of Florence Nightingale] / Metta Victoria Victor -- Baiting a live Englishman / James K. Paulding, adapted from "Madmen all" -- Tasso's coronation -- Fashion -- The rehearsal / Frances Fuller Barritt -- Which will you choose? -- The queen of May -- The tea party / the author of "The Tallow family in America" [i.e. Metta Victoria Victor] -- Three scenes in the wedded life of Mr. Bradley -- Mrs. Sniffles' confession / adapted from The Widow Bedott papers [by Frances M. Whitcher] -- The mission of the spirits / James Gates Percival, M.V. Victor -- Hob-nobbing / Madison Morton, adapted from "Hob and Nob," -- The secret of success / adapted by Dr. Le Grand -- Young America / Mrs. Starr King -- The destiny of the Empress Josephine / by Frances Fuller Barritt -- The folly of the duel -- Dog-matism -- The ignorant confounded -- The fast young man / adapted from the comedy of "The Weathercock" -- The year's reckoning -- The village with one gentleman.