to the frog who would a-wooing go : Pray, Mistress Mouse, are you within? -- Heigho!
says Rowley. Oh yes, kind sir; I'm sitting to spin -- With a Rowley, Powley, etc. But as no amount of spinning saved that excellent matron from the terrible cat, so Harriet Martineau and other literary women might be as good housekeepers as they pleased without clearing themselves from reproach.
Indeed, it is rather pathetic to notice how the pioneer women authors in America, such as Mrs. Child and Miss Leslie, endeavored to disarm public judgment by printing some Frugal Housewife or Seventy-five Receipts before showing their heads as writers.
Even now the practice is not discontinued, and Marion Harland, with all her wide popularity, has to wind up with a practical work on Breakfast, dinner, and Supper to demonstrate that, though an author, she still has the virtues of her sex; We have not yet — outgrown that profound remark of Fredrika Bremer that a woman may do almost anything she pleases
nalism and literature, 288.
Kant, Emmanuel, 90.
Kapiolani, Queen, 107.
Keats, John, 19.
Kennedy, W. P., 223.
Kent, Miss, 40.
Ladd, Professor G. T., 90.
Lamb, Charles, quoted, 83, 302.
Lander, Jean M., 20.
Language, the New theory of, 181.
Languages, variety of, 182.
Lanier, Sidney, quoted, 296.
Leclerc, M., 87.
Lecturers, English, 96.
Leighton, Caroline C., quoted, 283.
Leopold, Prince, 106.
Leroi, Madame, 87.
Leslie, Eliza, 13.
letters, women's, 110.
Libraries, public, 282.
Lincoln, Abraham, 20, 218, 309.
Lioness more formidable than lion, 59, 145.
Literary centre unimportant, 225.
literary style, women's influence on, 85.
Livermore, Mary A., 20.
Lochinvar, the young, 55.
Longfellow, H. W., 19, 203, 308.
Lotze, Hermann, quoted, 90.
Louis XIV., 179.
Lowell, J. R., quoted, 171, 212, 291.
Also 95, 97, 99.
Lucas, Mrs., John, 287.
Lyon, Mary, 21.
Lytton, Lord, 193.
Leaves of Grass, 258, 264 n., 265, 267, 270, 271, 272
Leaves from Margaret Smith's journal in the province of Massachusetts Bay, 52
Lee, R. E., 281, 290, 306, 308, 316
Lee to the Rear, 308
Legend of Monte del Diablo, 378
Legend of Sleepy Hollow, 401
Legends and lyrics, 311
Legends of New England, in prose and verse, 45
Lehigh University, 393
Leicester, Earl of, 140
Leigh, Frances Butler, 314
Leland, Charles Godfrey, 167
Leslie, Eliza, 398, 399
Letter to B——（Poe), 63
Letters of Major Jack Downing, 151
Lewis, Mrs., 66
See Dodgson, C. L.
Liberty Bell, by friends of freedom, the, 174
Library of American biography, the, 117
Library of Southern literature, the, 304
Life and correspondence of Joseph Reed, 118
Life and Adventures of Dr. Didimus Duckworth, A. N. Q. to which is added the History of a Steam Doctor, The, 152
Life and Adventures, Songs, services and speech<