The Land of the Black Mountain - The Adventures of Two Englishmen in Montenegro
by Reginald Wyon
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Many weeks afterwards—P. and I had been on an expedition in the meantime—we sat again in Petri's garden at just such a sunset. We remembered the musician, and one of us jokingly remarked that his music would not be so appreciated in Greece as by us music-starved exiles. Then the Austrian told us the sequel. He had heard it from a murderous Albanian friend of his, who sometimes brought him specimens. The wanderer had not used his ticket, and had walked from Antivari to Dulcigno, from thence he had attempted his original plan of crossing Albania on foot. He knew nothing of geography or nationality, and doubtless imagined that he could earn his way as in a civilised country. On the way to Scutari a band of Albanians stopped him, and he played to them. The instrument pleased them, and they took it from him. Then they took the boy—though why they did so is not clear, for they do not kidnap children—and the father, in a fit of wild despair, sprang at the nearest Albanian. The Albanians are always glad of an excuse to kill; the wanderer found his death in perhaps the only moment of heroism that he had displayed throughout his wretched life. Such, though, was the story our informant had gleaned, and it took the edge off our evening's amusement.

But other evenings we were merry, and many were the wonderful stories of adventure told over bottled beer and an extraordinary salad which old Gugga mixed before us—to make an appetite, as he said.

We got to love Podgorica in the end, and left its streets, full of gaudy-coloured humanity, the old shot-riddled town across the river, and the glorious mountain panorama, with sorrow. There was always something to talk about, from a threatened raid of the Albanians to the abduction of a Turkish maiden. Death is always very near in that unknown border town.

The day of our final departure from Podgorica, we drove to the famous Crna Zemlja, or Black Earth.

The object of our visit was chiefly to call on a young Albanian, who had repeatedly invited us. Though an Albanian, he is a Montenegrin subject and a corporal in the standing army.

As a matter of fact, he is a fugitive from his clan, the Klementi, where his life is forfeited in a blood feud. The Prince wisely uses such men as a kind of extra border guard, giving them land and houses on the actual frontier line, knowing that they will keep a doubly sharp watch to preserve their own lives.

The Black Earth is an absolutely flat and treeless plain, covered at times with grass, which mischievous Albanians love to set fire to in the hopes of some sport with peasants, who might attempt to extinguish the conflagration. The River Zem divides it and constitutes the boundary, but the land on both sides is neutral by mutual consent. It is courting death to walk upon it. Block-houses dot it at frequent intervals, containing small garrisons of Montenegrin and Turkish soldiers.

As we drove past the first Montenegrin block-house, we were reminded of a ride which we once took to it, while our knowledge of the border dangers was nil. On that occasion we had cantered, innocently, straight towards it, and were amused to see its little garrison promptly turn out. A man came running towards us motioning us to halt. This unmistakable request we suddenly obeyed, for the men behind had covered us with their rifles.

Explanations followed, and the rest of the men came up smiling; but they sent us back towards Podgorica at once, which was only half an hour's ride away—saying that a bullet from the overlooking hill would be no unusual thing.

To-day we left this block-house on our left, and, striking the Zem, we drove along it till we reached a solitary house. A few hundred yards further down was a Turkish fort, with the banner of the Star and Crescent hanging lazily at the mast.

This house was the home of our friend, quite a young man of sixteen, but married and a proud father. He could well have been mistaken for twenty-five.

He was working in his field as we drew near, and hurried to meet us. First of all we went to the Zem, which fifty yards away would be unnoticed, as it lies between two deep banks, which break off suddenly and without any indication. This historical little river looked very peaceful as it flowed through deep basins, hollowed out of the rocky bed, and splashed over great boulders. How often has it been crossed by bands of men intent on bloodshed and murder, who often recrossed, flying and hunted fugitives! What quantities of blood have dyed those clear and crystal pools! What awful doings of death have they reflected!

The Turkish soldiers opposite turned out, and viewed our movements inquisitively. Our Albanian friend hinted that a too lengthy inspection might be misunderstood, so we withdrew.

The house was a curiosity. One-storied, and solidly built of stone; it had no windows, but suggestive loopholes. The ground floor was empty. We looked inside for the staircase, but in vain, and this was scarcely odd, because there was none. The family lives above, and the only means of entry to their dwelling is by a ladder. This is drawn up after the last man, for the night.

As we clambered up the ladder and crawled through the narrow doorway, the young mother (of fifteen) kissed our hands.

An aged lady, evidently the great-grandmother of one of the young couple—at least, to judge by her decrepit appearance, she might well have been that (in reality she was the boy's mother)—sat spinning in a corner. A weeping and noisy infant lay strapped immovably in a wooden cradle with no rockers, which a young maiden attempted to soothe by covering it with a thick cloth and rocking it vigorously.

That Montenegrins survive the ordeal of infancy is a proof of their iron constitutions. An ordinary healthy English baby would be suffocated in five minutes under that hermetic pall, or, escaping this fate, would die of concussion of the brain from violent jarring to and fro, which we have inadvertently termed "rocking."

A wood fire smouldered in one corner of the room, and the embers were blown into flames as the little can of water was placed in them to boil. As the water boils, several spoonfuls of coffee are put in—of the good coffee, only used for distinguished visitors—and the whole allowed to boil up three or four times. Then cups are produced, sugar added, and the thick mixture poured out. This beverage is drunk when it is cool enough, and when the grounds have sunk in a thick sediment at the bottom of the cup.

The room, our treatment, and the coffee-brewing are typical of many such visits that we paid in Montenegro.

Afterwards spirits were produced, tobacco tins exchanged, and arms—rifles, revolvers, and handjars—inspected and criticised. Any relics or curiosities are produced, and everyone becomes very friendly.

Before we left, an old man (some relation of our host) came up as we were examining a fine handjar, that heavy and hiltless sword which forms part of both the Albanian and Montenegrin fighting kit, though they are no longer universally carried in times of peace. The handy revolver has replaced the former beltful of pistols and yataghan. But in border fighting the handjar is always taken, and, when time permits, the victim is still decapitated by a single blow of that murderous weapon.

The old man—a villainous-looking rascal, with shaven head and scalping lock—favoured us with a graphic mimicry of a fight, showing the methods in his day. He took the handjar between his teeth and a musket in his hands, yelling and scowling fearfully; then, the last cartridge fired or the moment for hand-to-hand combat arrived, the rifle was thrown away, and brandishing the handjar in the air, he darted towards us. It was a most realistic performance, and made us feel thankful that it was only play.

Suddenly the old man stopped his wild yelling and burst out laughing. He laughed till the tears ran down his cheeks.

We glanced behind us at the loophole door, and there, with a horrified look, peered our driver, revolver in hand.

He thought that we were being murdered. He was a foreigner and new to Podgorica, but more of him anon.

Then we took our leave and drove on to another block-house, and visited the commandant. After that we returned to Podgorica, and that afternoon, affectionate leave-takings over, we departed for Cetinje, en route for Cattaro.

That drive, which should have taken about seven hours, was a memorable one, and a fitting conclusion to our visit.

We wired to the hotel in Cetinje in the morning, ordering supper to be ready for eight o'clock. Then we had hoped to leave at one p.m. At two we again wired from Podgorica for supper to be delayed till ten.

A hundred yards from the town we stopped, and the driver mended some harness with a piece of wire. A mile further on something else broke. If nothing gave way, a horse kicked a leg over a trace, necessitating its partial unharnessing. Each time the driver (he of the morning's drive and a native of Hercegovina) descended, swearing softly between clenched teeth, in caressing tones, and his face set in a forced smile. If we had not understood what he said, he might have been addressing endearing remarks to his horse, or holding serious converse with a friend.

It became very monotonous after a few hours—should we go for three hundred yards without a stop of five or ten minutes, it was a matter for comment. We began to feel alarmed, fearing worse things.

Rijeka we reached at eight p.m. instead of five, and we sent another wire, stating our arrival to be uncertain, if not improbable.

We seriously contemplated staying the night, but an appointment next morning forced us to give up this idea.

After an hour's rest we proceeded. The same weary repetition was resumed, either the near side horse lashed out violently and remained hung over a trace, or the axle boom or something broke.

We dozed, and I awoke from a sudden jar to find the driver sound asleep, the horses wandering aimlessly along, a precipice of many hundred feet below us on one side. The road takes sharp turns every hundred yards, rendering it impossible to see far ahead, and traffic even at night is not uncommon. Drivers shout when nearing a corner, particularly on coming downhill, which they do at a great pace. I shuddered at the thought of a carriage dashing suddenly round a corner upon us as we painfully climbed, for our driver slept soundly. I even shouted in his ear, but in vain. Then I struck him, and with effect. Inured as we were already by the dangers of that drive, we slept no more.

I looked at my watch; it was one o'clock. In another hour the look-out hut of Bella Vista loomed up indistinctly, and we thought of that grand view of the Lake of Scutari and the mountain panorama to be seen from there.

We stopped all the way down into Cetinje, at intervals, and had a long wait actually in the town itself while the driver hunted up a friend and borrowed a spanner.

At three a.m. we arrived, and refused the offer of our driver to take us down to Cattaro next day. He assured us that everything would be in order by the afternoon. But we declined, even though he made us a cheap offer, below the ordinary price. We had no more confidence in him or his carriage, or his wonderful kicking horse—in fact, we gave quite a curt and rude refusal, when he pressed the matter.

Safe inside the old-fashioned hostelry of Reinwein, we thanked Providence for our safe arrival. We had been through a few dangerous experiences during our sojourn in the Land of the Black Mountain, but none worse than this.

The carriage was small, and we suffered agonies from cramp; every moment we expected to see it fall to pieces; one of the horses lashed out violently, narrowly missing the face of the driver, if only touched with the whip, every time hitching itself over a trace and threatening to kick the decrepit structure behind it to bits; the devilish anger of the man, his lurid and comprehensive cursing in that soft voice, the danger of dashing over a precipice, constituted a journey which we fervently pray may never again fall to our lot.


We reconsider our opinion of Cetinje—A Montenegrin wake and its consequences—A hero's death—Montenegrin conversation—Needless appeals to the Deity—We visit the hospital.

We have said that there are not many stirring events happening in Cetinje. But this was due to the fact that we had only a very superficial knowledge of the town. To appreciate it fully, though, it is absolutely necessary to know the country and the people first. We had quite made up our minds to go down to Cattaro the day following the memorable drive from Podgorica, but a mutual acquaintance, a Montenegrin of high standing, met us as we strolled aimlessly down the main street that morning. When he heard that we were leaving in a few hours, he became quite excited. Had we really seen everything, in Cetinje too?

"Yes," said we. "We have visited the monastery, watched the soldiers drilling, chatted with the criminals, and know every burgher of the town, at least by sight."

"First you must see the hospital and then you must attend a trial in the Supreme Court of Appeal," said our seducer. "And as for vendettas," he added with pride, "we too have our little quarrels. On the spot you are standing a man was shot five years ago, and in the act of dying he killed his assailant."

"Tell us the story," we broke in eagerly. Montenegro is demoralising in this respect. One becomes so used to bloodthirsty anecdotes that one wonders how other countries exist without the excitement of the vendetta. Then the intercourse with noted murderers and assassins makes a mere ordinary man whose hands are not stained with the blood of his fellow-beings seem dull and tame. Our eagerness pleased our friend and we adjourned to the cafe opposite.

About five years ago a near relation of the Prince died, and was taken to the home of Petrovic in Njegusi. To do honour to the dead man, the men of Cetinje and the men of Bajice—a village at the further end of the valley—accompanied the corpse as a guard of honour.

Now a corpse is waked in true Irish style in this country, and by the time the escort had returned to the valley of Cetinje and halted at Bajice for a parting glass, the condition of the mourners resembled the close of a Bank Holiday in London. The too liberal indulgence in raki or spirits does not always provoke that mellowness which follows a good dinner and a glass of port. On the contrary, you become argumentative and convinced of the truth of your side of the question, and you do not hesitate to tell the other man that he is more or less of a fool. So it came to pass in Bajice that those of Cetinje argued that they were the better men, a statement which did not conduce to good fellowship—in fact, a Voivoda who was present, a native of Bajice, had to interfere to prevent the only true solution of the question in point. He was an aged man, and the men of Cetinje proceeded home without proving their statement. One man, however, stayed behind to continue the argument, and this naturally enraged the Voivoda. He ordered him to be beaten. Nothing loath, the worthy villagers fell upon him, and belaboured him with such fervour that he soon fell insensible to the ground. Before he lost consciousness, he was heard to utter a threat to the effect that his assailants would be sorry for it.

Then he was carried to the hospital in Cetinje and lay six weeks recovering.

When he was well again, his thoughts were occupied with revenge, and in this scheme he was greatly assisted by his relations.

"Thou wilt be killed, of course," they said, "but thine and our honour must be avenged. Who are the men of Bajice to beat one of us and go unpunished?"

He was of the same opinion, and cast about for a suitable victim. Now the son of the aged Voivoda who had ordered the assault lived in Cetinje. He was the captain of the Royal Body Guard, the hero of many a fight with the Turks, and famed throughout the land. We knew his son, who stands about six feet four inches, and he is said to have been small compared to what his father was.

"He shall be the victim," said the man of Cetinje, and his relations applauded the choice.

One morning early the captain emerged from a shop, and from a distance of a few feet, the avenger of his honour fired at him from behind, hitting him in the neck. The captain fell forward on his face, saying, "Who has shot me?" and turning saw the assassin running up the street. With his last strength he drew his revolver, and resting his elbow on the ground, he fired once; the man reeled but continued his headlong flight: again the wounded officer fired, and as he sank forward dying, he had the satisfaction of seeing the fugitive throw up his hands and fall dead, shot through the heart. The last shot was fired at a distance of fifty yards.

"As you can imagine," concluded our informant, "the news of this affray nearly caused a pitched battle between Bajice and Cetinje, which was only prevented by the energetic action of the Prince. He called the two clans together before his palace and with marvellous judgment picked out the ring-leaders and imprisoned them, and the rest were sent home with such a warning of what would come if he heard any more about it, that all interest was lost in the dispute. Men do not like to face our Prince when he is angered, and his constant presence in Cetinje is a great drawback to the vendetta. Now I must leave you, and to-morrow you shall visit the hospital."

We strolled to the market-place, which was full of peasants and their produce. It is not nearly such a scene of life as is met with elsewhere. The Albanian element is almost totally absent, and that alone takes fifty per cent. of the wildness off. Neither are rifles brought to Cetinje, so that it presents a far more peaceable aspect. Still it is crowded, the guslars do a literally roaring trade, and there are always a sprinkling of men from the Vasovic and other outlying clans to liven up the scene.

Here old friends and comrades in arms meet, called to the capital as witnesses, or principals, in a law case, or to draw their salaries as small officials of their districts. The conversation on these occasions is always the same, and if heard often, becomes monotonous. The unvarying formula of greeting is quaint and terse, but it loses much of its impressive character by translation. One word in explanation. The Montenegrins cannot utter the simplest remark without invoking the Almighty in some form or another. The use of the word "Bog," or "God," is incessant.

Picture an aged man, whose grey stubble fringes a weather-beaten and furrowed face with a grizzled moustache. He is smoking a grimy tchibouque in a contemplative fashion, as he stands on the outskirts of the chattering throng. To him approaches a second stalwart, lean man about the same age and appearance. He is also smoking a long tchibouque; it is a custom which the elder inhabitants have adopted from the Turks.

"May God protect thee," says the new-comer gravely, as though he had never given vent to such a momentous utterance before.

"May God give thee good fortune," answers the other, with equal solemnity; and removing their pipes, they clasp hands and fervently kiss each other. Then the smoking is resumed, and between the puffs the following conversation ensues.

"How art thou?" says the new-comer, gazing with affection at his old comrade.

"Well, thank God," replies the other.

"Thank God."

"And how art thou?"

"Well, thank God."

"Thank God."

Now it is the new-comer's turn for the Montenegrin catechism.

The questions already asked and answered are only the prelude, so to speak, before they settle down to serious business. "Kako ste?" ("How art thou?") is simply as meaningless as "How do you do"; in fact, a mere matter of form.

"Art thou well?" says the questioner, referring to the other's state of health, who replies—

"I am well, by God, thank God."

"Thank God," says the questioner, breathing more freely, and continuing.

"How is thy wife?" "How are thy children?" "Thy grandchildren?" "Thy brother?" "Thy sister?" To all of which a deep-toned "Well, thank God," is given.

Having satisfied himself that the whole family is in reasonable health, and quite certain that he has omitted no important relation, the catechiser proceeds to inquire as to the other's worldly possessions.

"How are thy crops?"

"God will give me a good harvest."

"How are thy horses?" "Thy sheep?" "Thy goats?" "Thy cows?" "Thy pigs?" "Thy bees?"

It must be clearly understood, to appreciate the humour of the scene, that the formula has been shortened to avoid vain repetition. Every question is asked in full, and answered with a pious "Dobro, hfala Bogu" ("Well, thank God"). Not a word is omitted. The concluding question is put, after a few moments' thought that really no item has been left out, and this covers any lapse of memory.

"And, in short, How art thou?"

"Dobro, hfala Bogu" ("Well, thank God").

"Hfala Bogu" ("Thank God").

Now it is the other's turn, and precisely the same questions are asked, varied perhaps with an inquiry as to the state of health of the district "standard bearer" or "mayor." Then a few minutes' general conversation are indulged in as to the direct cause of the other's visit to Cetinje, and each satisfied that he has gained every particle of information, they clasp hands, kiss, and part with a measured "S'Bogom," signifying that they commend each other to the Almighty's keeping.

The simplest and most inoffensive query is answered thus:—

"Hast thou any milk?" says the thirsty wayfarer, pausing at a hut.

"I have none, by God," and the stranger proceeds wearily on his way.

Our visit to the hospital was decidedly interesting. The senior doctor of Montenegro was an ex-Austrian military surgeon. He was very pressing in his invitation, so one day we wended our steps thither at eleven o'clock. We were met by a smart-looking nurse, who told us that the doctor was at present engaged in an operation, and would be with us shortly. He soon appeared, and, apologising for the simplicity of the building, started taking us round. First he led us into the accident-room, where the injured are first treated. There were the usual operating-tables and cases of instruments. "We treat wounds that are suppurating here," he said pleasantly. "Our real operating-room is in the other house, and is much better fitted up. This being the only hospital in the country I have all the operations to perform, generally one a day."

Then we went into the Roentgen room. The X rays, the doctor informed us, was very useful in locating bullets. In the men's ward a young man was pointed out to us who had been shot twice during a kolo dance in the arm and leg.

"The Montenegrins," said the doctor, "are very careless when they fire their revolvers during a dance, and I get a good many patients that way." Afterwards we visited some other wards, and we were finally taken to the other operating-room, or theatre. But it was only a reproduction of the other on a large scale. "The Prince is very generous," said the doctor, "and gives me a free hand. We have every modern appliance, and I have trained my assistants to such an extent that I can absolutely rely on them. The hospital costs a lot of money, for we only charge a krone (about a franc) a day, and then they petition that they cannot pay."

After inscribing our names in a book we went back to our midday meal.

The hospital, from a medical and surgical standpoint, is extremely up to date, and at its head is a doctor who may be counted as one of the finest operators in Europe; at his own request his name has not been mentioned. It is another instance of Prince Nicolas' benevolence to his people, another of the progressive movements which he is ever introducing into the country. Every district has a doctor, all of whom are under the head doctor at Cetinje, who directs all treatment in the case of an epidemic. Serious cases are sent to Cetinje and treated there, but these are largely surgical. The fame of the doctor at Cetinje has reached the furthermost village; men who have suffered for years now troop joyfully to the capital, and the number of operations increases yearly.

May the hospital and its capable chief flourish and continue to bring the blessings of science to the worthy sons of the Black Mountain!


The Law Court in Cetinje—The Prince as patriarch—A typical lawsuit—Pleasant hours with murderers—Our hostel—A Babel of tongues—Our sojourn draws to a close—The farewell cup of coffee and apostrophe.

The Law Court in Cetinje is distinctly quaint. All civil cases are conducted in public, and the method of procedure is simplicity itself.[9] Firstly there are no lawyers and no costs, the rival parties conducting their case in person—that is to say, they are present, and are examined and cross-examined by the judge and his six assistants. All the preliminaries have been committed to writing and are read out by the clerk of the court, the only other official present. In a small inclosure sit the plaintiff and defendant and their witnesses; behind a railing, stand and sit the audience of admiring friends and relations.

[Footnote 9: This is all altered now since the end of 1902, when a new code and system was introduced, more up to date.]

The room is long and low. At the further end on a raised dais sits the judge, behind whom is a lifesize reproduction of the Prince's photograph. At a horseshoe-shaped table sit the other judges, three on each side, and in the middle is another table holding the Bible, crucifix, and two candles. The candles are lit when a witness takes the oath.

In the intervening space is a large and comfortable easy-chair, or perhaps it would be more correct and dignified to call it a throne. It is occupied by Prince Nicolas whenever he comes in, as he often does, for an hour or so, for he takes a keen interest in the law cases of his subjects. When he is present the proceedings are in no way altered, but the Prince himself puts now and then a pertinent question to the witnesses. Furthermore, it is here that the Prince every Saturday, when he is in residence in Cetinje, holds public audience and receives petitions and complaints from his lowliest subjects. Every petition must be committed to writing, and in the appointed order each man or woman steps forward while the document is read aloud by the clerk. The Prince puts a question or two to the petitioner and then gives his answer to the request, which is duly noted, and the next person called.

It is all so simple and quick that it is hard to realise the importance of this commendable institution. In the olden days the Prince dispensed justice and favours, seated under the shade of an enormous tree, which has now, however, been destroyed. But in the height of summer, a shady spot in the open air is still found.

We listened to one case, that of a woman who had amassed a large sum of money—for Montenegro—by fetching water from a distance at so much a gallon. Cetinje is almost waterless in summer, and water-carriers can earn small fortunes, particularly if equipped with a donkey or two, as was this woman. Having saved a few hundred guldens, she proceeded to lend it to needy friends—people are foolish in this respect, even in Montenegro. It would have been all right if she had not neglected the simple precaution of insisting on an I.O.U. for each loan. Her money gone, she not unnaturally asked that some of it should be returned, for she had fallen on evil days. But all knowledge of such loans was denied by the ungrateful borrowers.

It was a knotty point to decide. Should the judges believe the woman's word, or the emphatic denials of the debtors that they had ever received a kreutzer? The seven looked hopelessly at each other, and then wisely retired to the seclusion of a private room, awaiting divine inspiration.

As of yore, the little prison, or rather house of detention, had a great attraction for us. Many afternoons we wended our way thither to while away an hour in the genial company of the prisoners and their warders. The handsome young director of prisons usually accompanied us, ostensibly but to bear us company, though doubtless he was acting on higher orders, and had instructions to see that our eccentricities did not go too far.

We organised sports on some occasions, chiefly consisting of putting the weight, i.e. a large stone, but they would swindle and invariably overstepped the limit line, declaring that they hadn't afterwards.

But it was their stories that we loved to listen to. They were mostly harmless quarrellers, for we shunned the debased thieving criminal; a man who could steal was vigorously excluded from our circle. There was one exception, however, and he was a Hungarian, a deserter from his regiment. That in itself is not a punishable crime, but he had eased the regimental cash-box of a thousand kronen at the time of his departure, and was awaiting the result of investigations. He maintained that the money was his, and was quite indignant when it was hinted that he must have stolen it; but unluckily he destroyed any belief in his honesty by invariably contradicting himself as to how he came by it. But he was such a good-natured, pleasant-spoken man that we let him sit by our side and prevaricate, till we bade him cease from further blackening his soul.

We gleaned a lot more information from the young director of the prison, and amongst it the method of recapturing escaped prisoners. In the central prison at Podgorica, if a prisoner escapes, the rest of the criminals are sent out to catch him. Very often they find him, and never has a prisoner abused this privilege, all punctually returning by a given date.

We stayed at Reinwein's inn, an unpretentious building, both as regards the exterior and interior, but as Reinwein himself is a Viennese, and has been for twelve years in the service of the Prince, acting often as cook, it is quite safe to say that at his house the best cooking in the whole of Montenegro is to be found. Coming into the country this would not be so noticeable, but after months in other Montenegrin towns the cooking is most appreciable. We spent very happy evenings in his bare little dining-room, with a decidedly cosmopolitan gathering. The most noticeable feature was the number of languages in use. Even Dalmatia, Bosnia, and the Hercegovina, where a three-languaged man is the rule, paled into insignificance. There was a Turkish official staying at Reinwein's, transacting business for his Government, and every evening men came to see him; that man was to be heard—he was a Neapolitan by birth—conversing fluently in Turkish, Albanian, Serb, Greek, Italian, and French, alternately. One evening I was trying to follow the conversation, which began in Italian, then he wandered off into other tongues, explaining, evidently, a letter written in Turkish. I got interested and went over to his table, and, afterwards, he told me which languages he had been using. Besides this little list, Reinwein spoke Russian with another man, German largely with us, and P. and I passed remarks to each other in English, which was the only unknown language. One evening two Hungarian tourists arrived, and then we fled from that Babel, fearing for our reason.

An affable old Turk, seedy in appearance, but extremely entertaining, owned to six languages, not counting others of which he had only a smattering. Serb he didn't count as he said he could only talk on easy subjects in that tongue. It is very humiliating, that sort of thing, it is liable to lower the opinion of one's own intelligence. We kept late hours, too, at Reinwein's, we couldn't help it.

But all good things must come to an end, and at last the day of our departure arrived. Cetinje itself was quite a different place to us than when we knew it formerly. Representative of the land in a certain sense it rightly is, but then a fairly full knowledge of the country must be acquired first to understand in what respects it represents the life and customs of the people beyond. To the stranger who extends his visit for only a week, it is sure to give manifold false impressions, for though Montenegro is quiet and peaceable enough, the appearance of Cetinje is rather too assuring. For here there is little trace of vendetta and quarrelling, which, however, under the powerful hand of the present Prince Nicolas, are surely dying out through all the land. When the fact is taken into consideration that the Montenegro of forty years ago was a rough and dangerous country, inhabited by a people who knew nothing of the outside world, and lived simply for themselves in their own land, it will be seen what miraculous progress has been made in the path of civilisation during the present reign. Peace and order have been established to a wonderful degree, and the State reorganised and set on a surer basis. With a powerful hand and not too much external help the Prince has carried through his reforms, and, like David in his final exhortation to Solomon, leaves the way ready for still greater progress to be made in the future. And the comparison holds good in more respects than one.

We drank our last little cup of coffee, oddly enough, in the historical monastery of Ivan Beg in the company of the Vladika, to whom we were paying our farewell respects, and half an hour later were whirling down to Bajice under the shadow of the mighty Lovcen.

As the grand Bocche di Cattaro again burst on our view and the first black and yellow sign-post of Austria was passed, we turned again for a last look at those seemingly forbidding and inhospitable mountains; but only forbidding and inhospitable to the enemy of the brave little race beyond. To the stranger, fresh from the comforts and improvements of civilisation, it is a revelation of how men live, knowing nothing of the luxuries of the outer world, and keep themselves untarnished in honour; honest and God-fearing where a man is judged by his deeds and not by his words. Where men do not steal or lie, and where the humble peasant looks his Prince in the face and says—

"Lord, I am a man like thyself."

They have their faults and failings, many of their customs seem barbaric to our eyes: but may they long be preserved from the evils of civilisation!

Later, as the ship ploughed her way through the waves, and the mountains of Crnagora became ever more and more faint and indistinct, we thought of Tennyson's words:—

"They rose to where their sov'ran eagle sails, They kept their faith, their freedom, on the height, Chaste, frugal, savage, armed by day and night Against the Turk; whose inroad nowhere scales Their headlong passes, but his footstep fails, And red with blood the Crescent reels from fight Before their dauntless hundreds in prone flight By thousands down the crags and through the vales.

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O smallest among peoples! rough rock-throne Of Freedom! warriors beating back the swarm Of Turkish Islam for five hundred years, Great Crnagora! never since thine own Black ridges drew the cloud and broke the storm Has breathed a race of mightier mountaineers."



Alarm, 87, 187 Albanian costume, 139 " custom house, 133 " mass, 231 Andrijevica, 65, 183 Antivari, 113, 270 Army, 26, 27, 46 Austria, 8, 13, 137

Babel, 295 Bajice, 281 Balsic, 17 Band of Good Hope, 155 Barracks, 46 Bella Vista, 55, 143 Billard, 43 Bogetic, 250 Bojana, 121, 132 Brda, 2, 145 Budua, 22 Business methods, 77

Cardplaying, 169 Carina, 206 Catherine II., 21 Cattaro, 22, 34 " Bocche di, 33 Caxton, 19 Cetinje, 18, 40, 42, 280 Church, 13 " militant, 137 Conversation, 285 Crimean War, 22 Crnagora, 15, 17, 297 Crna Zemlja, 74, 271 Curzola, 33

Daibabe, 89 Danilo, Crown Prince, 7, 30, 114, 156 Danilo II., 22 Danilovgrad, 69, 249 Death dirge, 85 Dinos, 234, 236 Dukla, 93 Dulcigno (Ulcinj), 24, 117, 270

Easter, 66, 74 Edward VII., 166

Fatalism, 228 Fishing, 105 Food, 3, 107, 170, 196 Fundina, 83, 233

Gambling, 7, 265 Gjolic, 208 Grahovo, 23 Gravosa, 33 Gugga, 265 Gusinje, 25, 187, 197, 205, 216 Guslar, 39

Heraclius, 16 Hildebrand, 16 Hospital, 46, 287 Hospitality, 60 Hotti, 227

Imperfect valleys, 2

Karst, 2 Katunska, 2 Keco, 233 Kiuprili Pasha, 20 Klementi, 20, 271 Kohl, 5 Kolasin, 65, 153 Kolo, 157 Kom, Kucki, 211 " Vasojevicki, 199 Konjuhe, 205 Korito, 222 Kostice, 223 Krivosejans, 23 Krusevac, 62, 72 Kuc, 20, 79, 206, 227

Lakic Voivodic, 183 Law, 28, 290 Lesina (Hvar), 33 Lijeva Rijeka, 150 Lim, 183 Ljubotin, 143 Lovcen, 28, 103, 265 Lunatic Asylum, 69

Mala, 148 Market, 73 Marko Ivankovic, 118 Martinovic, 154 Medun, 83 Memorial stones, 214, 221 Michael Dozic, 164 Militia, 171 Mirko (father to the reigning Prince), 23, 249 Mokra, 182, 228 Moraca, 101, 147 " monastery, 162 Morina, 198

Nicolas, Prince, 4, 5, 9, 43, 115, 177, 261 Niksic, 24, 250, 259 Njegusi, 38

Obod, 19, 59 Ostrog, 160, 248

Pannonia, 32 Perusica, 204 Peter, St., 21 Peter II., 21 Petri, 265 Petrovic, 20 Pilgrims, 251 Plavnica, 110 Podgorica, 15, 28, 56, 66, 241, 263 Pola, 32 Popovic, Simeon, 89 Prison, 28, 47, 69, 292 Procletia, 216, 226 Prstan, 113

Quagmires, 152

Radonic, 20 Ragusa, 33 Raskrsnica, 175 Reinwein, 294 Revolvers, 37 Rijeka, 56, 58, 142 Rikavac, 218 Risano, 34, 260 Roads, 29, 36, 65, 132, 146 Roman Catholics, 13, 223, 225 Rumija, 56, 103

Samuel, Czar, 16 Sandjak of Novipazar, 1, 14 Scutari, 15, 135 Shooting, 57, 88, 90,103, 198, 217 Skenderbeg, 17, 265 Sokol Baco, 100 Spalato, 32 Spizza, 22 Spuz, 89, 249 Stature, 6 Stefan Crnoievic, 17 Stefan Duzan, 16 Stefan Mali, 21 Stefan Nemanja, 16, 160 Sutorman Pass, 112

Tara, 152 Terpetlis, 205 Teuta, 15 Theatre, 46 Tobacco, 105 Topolica, 111 Trieste, 31 Tusi, 234

Uiko, Achmet, 96, 120, 244

Vaccination, 129 Velika, 195 Vendetta, 75, 205, 225, 239, 240, 247, 281 Venice, 19 Virpazar, 110 Vizier Bridge, 62 Vladika, 43 " Mitrofanban, 44, 253, 296 Voivoda Marko, 79, 233 " of the Zeta, 18, 62 Vranjina, 103, 110 Vucipotok, 213

Wake, Montenegrin, 281 Women, 5, 71, 243 Wurmbrand, 31

Yussuf Mucic, 81

Zabljak, 17, 102 Zara, 32 Zatrijebac, 223 Zem, 226, 241, 272 Zeta, 1, 249



































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Ellaby (C.G.). See The Little Guides.

Ellerton (P.G.). See S. I. Stone.

Ellwood (Thomas), THE HISTORY OF THE LIFE OF. Edited by C.G. CRUMP, M.A. Crown 8vo. 6s.

Engel (E.). A HISTORY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE: From its Beginning to Tennyson. Translated from the German. Demy 8vo. 7s. 6d. net.

Fairbrother (W.H.), M.A. THE PHILOSOPHY OF T. H. GREEN. Second Edition. Crown 8vo. 3s. 6d.

FELISSA; OR, THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF A KITTEN OF SENTIMENT. With 12 Coloured Plates. Post 16mo. 2s. 6d. net. (5-1/2 X 3-1/2). From the edition published by J. Harris, 1811.

Farrer (Reginald). THE GARDEN OF ASIA. Second Edition. Crown 8vo. 6s. A Colonial Edition is also published.

Ferrier (Susan). See Little Library.

Fidler (T. Claxton), M. Inst. C.E., Professor of Engineering, University College, Dundee in the University of St. Andrews. See Books on Business.

Fielding (Henry). See Methuen's Universal Library.

Finn (S.W.), M.A. See Junior Examination Series.

Firth (C.H.), M.A. CROMWELL'S ARMY: A History of the English Soldier during the Civil Wars, the Commonwealth, and the Protectorate. Crown 8vo. 6s.

Fisher (G.W.), M.A. ANNALS OF SHREWSBURY SCHOOL. With numerous Illustrations. Demy 8vo. 10s. 6d.

FitzGerald (Edward). THE RUB'AIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM. Printed from the Fifth and last Edition. With a Commentary by Mrs. STEPHEN BATSON, and a Biography of Omar by E.D. Ross. Crown 8vo. 6s. See also Miniature Library.

Flecker (W.H.), M.A., D.C.L., Headmaster of the Dean Close School, Cheltenham. THE STUDENT'S PRAYER BOOK. Part I. MORNING AND EVENING PRAYER AND LITANY. With an Introduction and Notes. Crown 8vo. 2s. 6d.

Flux (A.W.), M.A., William Dow Professor of Political Economy in M'Gill University, Montreal: sometime Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge, and formerly Stanley-Jevons Professor of Political Economy in the Owens Coll., Manchester. ECONOMIC PRINCIPLES. Demy 8vo. 7s. 6d. net.

Fortescue (Mrs. G.). See Little Books on Art.


Fraser (J.F.). ROUND THE WORLD ON A WHEEL. With 100 Illustrations. Third Edition. Crown 8vo. 6s. A Colonial Edition is also published.

French (W.). See Textbooks of Technology.

Freudenreich (Ed. von). DAIRY BACTERIOLOGY. A Short Manual for the Use of Students. Translated by J.R. AINSWORTH DAVIS, M.A. Second Edition. Revised. Crown 8vo. 2s. 6d.

Fulford (H.W.), M.A. See Churchman's Bible.

C.G. and F.C.G. JOHN BULL'S ADVENTURES IN THE FISCAL WONDERLAND. By CHARLES GEAKE. With 46 Illustrations by F. CARRUTHERS GOULD. Second Edition. Crown 8vo. 2s. 6d. net.

Gallichan (W.M.). See The Little Guides.

Gambado (Geoffrey, Esq.). See Illustrated Pocket Library.

Gaskell (Mrs.). See Little Library.

Gasquet, the Right Rev. Abbot, O.S.B. See Antiquary's Books.

George (H.B.), M.A., Fellow of New College, Oxford. BATTLES OF ENGLISH HISTORY. With numerous Plans. Fourth Edition. Revised, with a new Chapter including the South African War. Crown 8vo. 6s. A HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE. Crown 8vo. 3s. 6d.

Gibbins (H. de B.), Litt. D., M.A. INDUSTRY IN ENGLAND: HISTORICAL OUTLINES. With 5 Maps. Third Edition. Demy 8vo. 10s. 6d. A COMPANION GERMAN GRAMMAR. Crown 8vo. 3s. 6d. THE INDUSTRIAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND. Tenth Edition. Revised. With Maps and Plans. Crown 8vo. 3s. ENGLISH SOCIAL REFORMERS. Second Edition. Crown 8vo. 2s. 6d. See also Commercial Series and Social Questions Series.

Gibbon (Edward). THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE. A New Edition, edited with Notes, Appendices, and Maps, by J.B. BURY, M.A., Litt. D., Regius Professor of Greek at Cambridge. In Seven Volumes. Demy 8vo. Gilt top, 8s. 6d. each. Also, Crown 8vo. 6s. each. MEMOIRS OF MY LIFE AND WRITINGS. Edited, with an Introduction and Notes, by G. BIRKBECK HILL, LL.D. Crown 8vo. 6s. See also Methuen's Universal Library.

Gibson (E.C.S.), D.D., Vicar of Leeds. See Westminster Commentaries, Handbooks of Theology, and Oxford Biographies.

Gilbert (A.R.). See Little Books on Art.

Godfrey (Elizabeth). A BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE. Fcap. 8vo. 2s. 6d. net.

Godley (A.D.), M.A., Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford. LYRA FRIVOLA. Third Edition. Fcap. 8vo. 2s. 6d. VERSES TO ORDER. Second Edition. Fcap. 8vo. 2s. 6d. SECOND STRINGS. Fcap. 8vo. 2s. 6d.

Goldsmith (Oliver). THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD. With 24 Coloured Plates by T. ROWLANDSON. Royal 8vo. One Guinea net. Reprinted from the edition of 1817. Also Fcap. 32mo. With 10 Plates in Photogravure by Tony Johannot. Leather, 2s. 6d. net. See also Illustrated Pocket Library and Methuen's Universal Library.

Goudge (H.L.), M.A., Principal of Wells Theological College. See Westminster Commentaries.

Graham (P. Anderson). See Social Questions Series.

Granger (F.S.), M.A., Litt.D. PSYCHOLOGY. Second Edition. Crown 8vo. 2s. 6d. THE SOUL OF A CHRISTIAN. Crown 8vo. 6s.


Gray (P.L.), B.Sc., formerly Lecturer in Physics in Mason University College, Birmingham. THE PRINCIPLES OF MAGNETISM AND ELECTRICITY: an Elementary Text-Book. With 181 Diagrams. Crown 8vo. 3s. 6d.

Green (G. Buckland), M.A., Assistant Master at Edinburgh Academy, late Fellow of St. John's College, Oxon. NOTES ON GREEK AND LATIN SYNTAX. Crown 8vo. 3s. 6d.

Green (E.T.), M.A. See Churchman's Library.

Greenidge (A.H.J.), M.A. A HISTORY OF ROME: During the Later Republic and the Early Principate. In Six Volumes. Demy 8vo. Vol. I. (133-104 B.C.). 10s. 6d. net.

Greenwell (Dora). See Miniature Library.

Gregory (R.A.) THE VAULT OF HEAVEN. A Popular Introduction to Astronomy. With numerous Illustrations. Crown 8vo. 2s. 6d.

Gregory (Miss E.C.). See Library of Devotion.

Greville Minor. A MODERN JOURNAL. Edited by J.A. SPENDER. Crown 8vo. 3s. 6d. net.

Grinling (C.H.). A HISTORY OF THE GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY, 1845-95. With Illustrations. Revised, with an additional chapter. Demy 8vo. 10s. 6d.

Grubb (H.C.). See Textbooks of Technology.

Guiney (Louisa I.). HURRELL FROUDE: Memoranda and Comments. Illustrated. Demy 8vo. 10s. 6d. net.

Gwynn (M.L.). A BIRTHDAY BOOK. Royal 8vo. 12s.

Hackett (John), B.D. A HISTORY OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH OF CYPRUS. With Maps and Illustrations. Demy 8vo. 15s. net.

Haddon (A.C.), Sc.D., F.R.S. HEAD-HUNTERS, BLACK, WHITE, AND BROWN. With many Illustrations and a Map. Demy 8vo. 15s. net.

Hadfield (R.A.). See Social Questions Series.

Hall (R.N.) and Neal (W.G.). THE ANCIENT RUINS OF RHODESIA. With numerous Illustrations. Second Edition, revised. Demy 8vo. 10s. 6d. net.

Hall (R.N.). GREAT ZIMBABWE. With numerous Plans and Illustrations. Royal 8vo. 21s. net.

Hamilton (F.J.), D.D. See Byzantine Texts.

Hammond (J.L.). CHARLES JAMES FOX: A Biographical Study. Demy 8vo. 10s. 6d.

Hannay (D.). A SHORT HISTORY OF THE ROYAL NAVY, FROM EARLY TIMES TO THE PRESENT DAY. Illustrated. Two Volumes. Demy 8vo. 7s. 6d. each. Vol. I. 1200-1688.

Hannay (James O.), M.A. THE SPIRIT AND ORIGIN OF CHRISTIAN MONASTICISM. Crown 8vo. 6s. THE WISDOM OF THE DESERT. Crown 8vo. 3s. 6d. net.

Hare, (A.T.), M.A. THE CONSTRUCTION OF LARGE INDUCTION COILS. With numerous Diagrams. Demy 8vo. 6s.

Harrison (Clifford). READING AND READERS. Fcap. 8vo. 2s. 6d.

Hawthorne (Nathaniel). See Little Library. HEALTH, WEALTH AND WISDOM. Crown 8vo. 1s. net.

Heath (Frank R.). See The Little Guides.

Heath (Dudley). See Connoisseur's Library.

Hello (Ernest). STUDIES IN SAINTSHIP. Translated from the French by V.M. CRAWFORD. Fcap 8vo. 3s. 6d.

Henderson (B.W.). Fellow of Exeter College, Oxford. THE LIFE AND PRINCIPATE OF THE EMPEROR NERO. With Illustrations. Demy 8vo. 10s. 6d. net.

Henderson (T.F.). See Little Library and Oxford Biographies.

Henley (W.E.). ENGLISH LYRICS. Second Edition. Crown 8vo. 2s. 6d. net.

Henley (W.E.) and Whibley (C.). A BOOK OF ENGLISH PROSE. Crown 8vo. Buckram, gilt top. 6s.

Henson (H.H.), B.D., Canon of Westminster. APOSTOLIC CHRISTIANITY: As Illustrated by the Epistles of St. Paul to the Corinthians. Crown 8vo. 6s. LIGHT AND LEAVEN: HISTORICAL AND SOCIAL SERMONS. Crown 8vo. 6s. DISCIPLINE AND LAW. Fcap. 8vo. 2s. 6d.

Herbert (George). See Library of Devotion.

Herbert Of Cherbury (Lord). See Miniature Library.


Heywood (W.). PALIO AND PONTE: A Book of Tuscan Games. Illustrated. Royal 8vo. 21s. net.

Hilbert (T.). See Little Blue Books.

Hill (Glare), Registered Teacher to the City and Guilds of London Institute. See Textbooks of Technology.

Hill (Henry), B.A., Headmaster of the Boy's High School, Worcester, Cape Colony. A SOUTH AFRICAN ARITHMETIC. Crown 8vo. 3s. 6d. This book has been specially written for use in South African schools.

Hillegas (Howard C.). WITH THE BOER FORCES. With 24 Illustrations. Second Edition. Crown 8vo. 6s.

Hobhouse (Emily). THE BRUNT OF THE WAR. With Map and Illustrations. Crown 8vo. 6s. A Colonial Edition is also published.

Hobhouse (L.T.), Fellow of C.C.C., Oxford. THE THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE. Demy 8vo. 10s. 6d. net.

Hobson (J.A.), M.A. INTERNATIONAL TRADE: A Study of Economic Principles. Crown 8vo. 2s. 6d. net. See also Social Questions Series.

Hodgkin (T.), D.C.L. See Leaders of Religion.

Hogg (Thomas Jefferson). SHELLEY AT OXFORD. With an Introduction by R.A. STREATFEILD. Fcap. 8vo. 2s. net.

Holden-Stone (G. de). See Books on Business.

Holdich (Sir T.H.). K.C.I.E. THE INDIAN BORDERLAND: being a Personal Record of Twenty Years. Illustrated. Demy 8vo. 10s. 6d. net.

Holdsworth (W.S.), M.A. A HISTORY OF ENGLISH LAW. In Two Volumes. Vol. I. Demy 8vo. 10s. 6d. net.

Holyoake (G.J.). See Social Questions Series.

Hoppner. See Little Galleries.

Horace. See Classical Translations.

Horsburgh (E.L.S.), M.A. WATERLOO: A Narrative and Criticism. With Plans. Second Edition. Crown. 8vo. 5s. See also Oxford Biographies.

Horth (A.C.)., Master of Art and Manual Training Departments, Roan School, Greenwich. See Textbooks of Technology.

Horton (R.F.), D.D. See Leaders of Religion.

Hosie (Alexander). MANCHURIA. With Illustrations and a Map. Second Edition. Demy 8vo. 7s. 6d. net.

How (F.D.). SIX GREAT SCHOOLMASTERS. With Portraits and Illustrations. Demy 8vo. 7s. 6d.

Howell (G.). See Social Questions Series.

Hudson (Robert), MEMORIALS OF A WARWICKSHIRE PARISH. With many Illustrations. Demy 8vo. 15s. net.

Hughes (C.E.). THE PRAISE OF SHAKESPEARE. An English Anthology. With a Preface by SIDNEY LEE. Demy 8vo. 3s. 6d. net.

Hughes (Thomas). TOM BROWN'S SCHOOLDAYS. With an Introduction and Notes by VERNON RENDALL. Leather. Royal 32mo. 2s. 6d. net.

Hutchinson (Horace G.). THE NEW FOREST. Described by. Illustrated in colour with 50 Pictures by WALTER TYNDALE and 4 by Miss LUCY KEMP WELCH. Large Demy 8vo. 21s. net.

Hutton (A.W.), M.A. See Leaders of Religion.

Hutton (R.H.). See Leaders of Religion.

Hutton (W.H.), M.A. THE LIFE OF SIR THOMAS MORE. With Portraits. Second Edition. Crown 8vo. 5s. See also Leaders of Religion.

Hyett (F.A.). A SHORT HISTORY OF FLORENCE. Demy 8vo. 7s. 6d. net.

Ibsen (Henrik). BRAND. A Drama. Translated by WILLIAM WILSON. Third Edition. Crown 8vo. 3s. 6d.

Inge (W.R.), M.A., Fellow and Tutor of Hertford College, Oxford. CHRISTIAN MYSTICISM. The Bampton Lectures for 1899. Demy 8vo. 12s. 6d. net, See also Library of Devotion.

Innes (A.D.), M.A. A HISTORY OF THE BRITISH IN INDIA. With Maps and Plans. Crown 8vo. 6s.

Jackson (S.), M.A. See Commercial Series.

Jackson (F. Hamilton). See The Little Guides.

Jacob (F.), M.A. See Junior Examination Series.

Jeans (J. Stephen). See Social Questions Series.

Jeffreys (D. Gwyn). DOLLY'S THEATRICALS. Described and Illustrated with 24 Coloured Pictures. Super Royal 16mo. 2s. 6d.

Jenks (E.), M.A., Reader of Law in the University of Oxford. ENGLISH LOCAL GOVERNMENT. Crown 8vo. 2s. 6d.

Jessopp (Augustus), D.D. See Leaders of Religion.

Jevons (F.B.), M.A., Litt.D., Principal of Hatfield Hall, Durham. See Churchman's Library and Handbooks of Theology.

Johnson (Mrs. Barham). WILLIAM BODHAM DONNE AND HIS FRIENDS. With Illustrations. Demy 8vo. 10s. 6d. net.

Johnston (Sir H.H.), K.C.B. BRITISH CENTRAL AFRICA. With nearly 200 Illustrations and Six Maps. Second Edition. Crown 8vo, 18s. net.

Jones (H.). See Commercial Series.

Jones (L.A. Atherley), K.C., M.P., and Bellot (Hugh H.L.). THE MINERS' GUIDE TO THE COAL MINES' REGULATION ACTS. Crown 8vo. 2s. 6d. net.

Jonson (Ben). See Methuen's Universal Library.

Julian (Lady) Of Norwich. REVELATIONS OF DIVINE LOVE. Edited by GRACE WARRACK. Crown 8vo. 3s. 6d.

Juvenal. See Classical Translations.

Kaufmann (M.). See Social Questions Series.

Keating (J.F.), D.D. THE AGAPE AND THE EUCHARIST. Crown 8vo. 3s. 6d.

Keats (John). THE POEMS OF. Edited with Introduction and Notes by E. de Selincourt, M.A. Demy 8vo. 7s. 6d. net. See also Little Library and Methuen's Universal Library.

Keble (John). THE CHRISTIAN YEAR. With an Introduction and Notes by W. LOCK, D.D., Warden of Keble College. Illustrated by R. ANNING BELL. Third Edition. Fcap. 8vo. 3s. 6d.; padded morocco, 5s. See also Library of Devotion.

Kempis (Thomas A.). THE IMITATION OF CHRIST. With an Introduction by DEAN FARRAR. Illustrated by C.M. GERE. Third Edition. Fcap. 8vo. 3s. 6d.; padded morocco, 5s. See also Library of Devotion and Methuen's Universal Library. Also Translated by C. BIGG, D.D. Crown 8vo. 3s. 6d.

Kennedy (James Houghton), D.D., Assistant Lecturer in Divinity in the University of Dublin. ST. PAUL'S SECOND AND THIRD EPISTLES TO THE CORINTHIANS. With Introduction, Dissertations and Notes. Crown 8vo. 6s.

Kestell (J.D.). THROUGH SHOT AND FLAME: Being the Adventures and Experiences of J.D. KESTELL, Chaplain to General Christian de Wet. Crown 8vo. 6s.

Kimmins (C.W.), M.A. THE CHEMISTRY OF LIFE AND HEALTH. Illustrated. Crown 8vo. 2s. 6d.

Kinglake (A.W.). See Little Library.

Kipling (Rudyard). BARRACK-ROOM BALLADS. 73rd Thousand. Cr. 8vo. Twentieth Edition. 6s. A Colonial Edition is also published. THE SEVEN SEAS. 62nd Thousand. Tenth Edition. Crown 8vo, gilt top, 6s. A Colonial Edition is also published. THE FIVE NATIONS. 41st Thousand. Second Edition. Crown 8vo. 6s. A Colonial Edition is also published. DEPARTMENTAL DITTIES. Sixteenth Edition. Crown 8vo. Buckram. 6s. A Colonial Edition is also published.

Knowling (E.J.), M.A., Professor of New Testament Exegesis at King's College, London. See Westminster Commentaries.

Lamb (Charles and Mary), THE WORKS OF. Edited by E.V. LUCAS. With Numerous Illustrations. In Seven Volumes. Demy 8vo. 7s. 6d. each. THE ESSAYS OF ELIA. With over 100 Illustrations by A. GARTH JONES, and an Introduction by E.V. LUCAS. Demy 8vo. 10s. 6d. THE KING AND QUEEN OF HEARTS: An 1805 Book for Children. Illustrated by WILLIAM MULREADY. A new edition, in facsimile, edited by E.V. LUCAS, 1s. 6d. See also Little Library.

Lambert (F.A.H.). See The Little Guides.

Lambros (Professor). See Byzantine Texts.

Lane-Poole (Stanley). A HISTORY OF EGYPT IN THE MIDDLE AGES. Fully Illustrated. Crown 8vo. 6s.

Langbridge (F.), M.A., BALLADS OF THE BRAVE: Poems of Chivalry. Enterprise, Courage, and Constancy. Second Edition. Crown 8vo. 2s. 6d.

Law (William). See Library of Devotion.

Leach (Henry). THE DUKE OF DEVONSHIRE. A Biography. With 12 Illustrations. Demy 8vo, 12s. 6d. net. A Colonial Edition is also published.

*Lee (Captain L. Melville). A HISTORY OF POLICE IN ENGLAND. Crown 8vo. 3s. 6d. net.

Leigh (Percival). THE COMIC ENGLISH GRAMMAR. Embellished with upwards of 50 characteristic Illustrations by JOHN LEECH. Post 16mo. 2s. 6d. net.

Lewes (V.B.), M.A. AIR AND WATER. Illustrated. Crown 8vo. 2s. 6d.

Lisle (Fortunee de). See Little Books on Art.

Littlehales (H.). See Antiquary's Books.

Lock (Walter), D.D., Warden of Keble College. ST. PAUL, THE MASTER-BUILDER. Second Edition. Crown 8vo. 3s. 6d. See also Leaders of Religion.

Locke (John). See Methuen's Universal Library.

Locker (F.). See Little Library.

Longfellow (H.W.) See Little Library.

Lorimer (George Horace). LETTERS FROM A SELF-MADE MERCHANT TO HIS SON. Twelfth Edition. Crown 8vo. 6s. A Colonial Edition is also published. OLD GORGON GRAHAM. Second Edition. Crown 8vo. 6s. A Colonial Edition is also published.

Lover (Samuel). See Illustrated Pocket Library

E.V.L. and C.L.G. ENGLAND DAY BY DAY: Or, The Englishman's Handbook to Efficiency. Illustrated by GEORGE MORROW. Fourth Edition. Fcap. 4to. 1s. net. A burlesque Year-Book and Almanac.

Lucas (E.V.). THE LIFE OF CHARLES LAMB. With numerous Portraits and Illustrations. Two Vols. Demy 8vo. 21s. net.

Lucian. See Classical Translations.

Lyde (L.W.), M.A. See Commercial Series.

Lydon (Noel S.). See Junior School Books.

Lyttelton (Hon. Mrs. A.). WOMEN AND THEIR WORK. Crown 8vo. 2s. 6d.

M.M. HOW TO DRESS AND WHAT TO WEAR. Crown 8vo, 1s. net.

Macaulay (Lord). CRITICAL AND HISTORICAL ESSAYS. Edited by F.C. MONTAGUE, M.A. Three Volumes. Cr. 8vo. 18s. The only edition of this book completely annotated.

M'Allen (J.E.B.), M.A. See Commercial Series.

MacCulloch (J.A.). See Churchman's Library.

MacCunn (F.). See Leaders of Religion.

McDermott, (E.R.), Editor of the Railway News, City Editor of the Daily News. See Books on Business.

M'Dowall (A.S.). See Oxford Biographies.

Mackay (A.M.). See Churchman's Library.

Magnus (Laurie), M.A. A PRIMER OF WORDSWORTH. Crown 8vo. 2s. 6d.

Mahaffy (J.P.), Litt. D. A HISTORY OF THE EGYPT OF THE PTOLEMIES. Fully Illustrated. Crown 8vo. 6s.

Maitland (F.W.). LL.D., Downing Professor of the Laws of England in the University of Cambridge. CANON LAW IN ENGLAND. Royal 8vo. 7s. 6d.

Maiden (H.E.), M.A. ENGLISH RECORDS. A Companion to the History of England. Crown 8vo. 3s. 6d. THE ENGLISH CITIZEN: HIS RIGHTS AND DUTIES. Crown 8vo. 1s. 6d.

Marchant (E.C.), M.A., Fellow of Peterhouse, Cambridge. A GREEK ANTHOLOGY. Second Edition. Crown 8vo. 3s. 6d.

Marchant (B.C.), M.A., and Cook (A.M.), M.A. PASSAGES FOR UNSEEN TRANSLATION. Second Edition. Crown 8vo. 3s. 6d.

Marlowe (Christopher). See Methuen's Universal Library.

Marr (J.E.), F.R.S., Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge. THE SCIENTIFIC STUDY OF SCENERY. Second Edition. Illustrated. Crown 8vo. 6s. AGRICULTURAL GEOLOGY. With numerous Illustrations. Crown 8vo. 6s.

Marvell (Andrew). See Little Library.

Maskell (A.) See Connoisseur's Library.

Mason (A.J.), D.D. See Leaders of Religion.

Massee (George). THE EVOLUTION OF PLANT LIFE: Lower Forms. With Illustrations. Crown 8vo. 2s. 6d.

Masterman (C.F.G.), M.A. TENNYSON AS A RELIGIOUS TEACHER, Cr. 8vo. 6s.

May (Phil). THE PHIL MAY ALBUM. Second Edition, 4to. 1s. net.

Mellows (Emma S.). A SHORT STORY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE. Crown 8vo. 3s. 6d.

Michell (E.B.). THE ART AND PRACTICE OF HAWKING. With 3 Photogravures by G.E. LODGE, and other Illustrations. Demy 8vo. 10s. 6d.

*Millais (J.G.). THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF SIR JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS, President of the Royal Academy. With 319 Illustrations, of which 9 are in Photogravure. New Edition. Demy 8vo. 7s. 6d. net.

Millais (Sir John Everett). See Little Galleries.

Millis (C.T.), M.I.M.E., Principal of the Borough Polytechnic College. See Textbooks of Technology.

Milne (J.G.), M.A. A HISTORY OF ROMAN EGYPT. Fully Illustrated. Crown 8vo. 6s.

Milton, John, THE POEMS OF, BOTH ENGLISH AND LATIN, Compos'd at several times. Printed by his true Copies. The Songs were set in Musick by Mr. HENRY LAWES, Gentleman of the Kings Chappel, and one of His Majesties Private Musick. Printed and published according to Order. Printed by RUTH RAWORTH for HUMPHREY MOSELEV, and are to be sold at the signe of the Princes Armes in Pauls Churchyard, 1645. See also Little Library and Methuen's Universal Library.

Minchin (H.C.), M.A. See Little Galleries.

Mitchell (P. Chalmers), M.A. OUTLINES OF BIOLOGY. Illustrated. Second Edition. Crown 8vo. 6s. A text-book designed to cover the Schedule issued by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons.

'Moil (A.)'. See Books on Business.

Moir (D.M.). See Little Library.

Moore (H.E.). See Social Questions Series.

Moran (Clarence G.). See Books on Business.

More (Sir Thomas). See Methuen's Universal Library.

Morfill (W.R.), Oriel College, Oxford. A HISTORY OF RUSSIA FROM PETER THE GREAT TO ALEXANDER II. With Maps and Plans. Crown 8vo. 3s. 6d.

Morich (R.J.), late of Clifton College. See School Examination Series.

Morris (J.E.). See The Little Guides.

Morton (Miss Anderson). See Miss Brodrick.

Moule (H.C.G.), D.D., Lord Bishop of Durham. See Leaders of Religion.

Muir (M.M. Pattison), M.A. THE CHEMISTRY OF FIRE. The Elementary Principles of Chemistry. Illustrated. Crown 8vo. 2s. 6d.

Mundella (V.A.), M.A. See J.T. Dunn.

Munro (R.), LL. D. See The Antiquary's Books.

Naval Officer (A). See Illustrated Pocket Library.

Neal (W.G.). See R.N. Hall.

Newman (J.H.) and Others. See Library of Devotion.

Nichols (J.B.B.). See Little Library.


Nimrod. See Illustrated Pocket Library.

Northcote (James), R.A. THE CONVERSATIONS OF JAMES NORTHCOTE, R.A., AND JAMES WARD. Edited by ERNEST FLETCHER. With many Portraits. Demy 8vo 10s. 6d.

*Norway (A.H.), Author of 'Highways and Byways in Devon and Cornwall.' NAPLES. With 24 Coloured Illustrations by MAURICE GREIFFENHAGEN. A New Edition. Crown 8vo. 6s.

Novalis. THE DISCIPLES AT SAIS AND OTHER FRAGMENTS. Edited by Miss UNA BIRCH. Fcap. 8vo. 3s. 6d.

Oliphant (Mrs.). See Leaders of Religion.

Oman (C.W.C.), M.A., Fellow of All Souls', Oxford. A HISTORY OF THE ART OF WAR. Vol. II.: The Middle Ages, from the Fourth to the Fourteenth Century. Illustrated, Demy 8vo. 10s. 6d. net.

Ottley (R.L.), D.D., Professor of Pastoral Theology at Oxford and Canon of Christ Church. See Handbooks of Theology and Leaders of Religion.

Owen (Douglas), Barrister-at-Law, Secretary to the Alliance Marine and General Assurance Company. See Books on Business.

Oxford (M.N.), of Guy's Hospital. A HANDBOOK OF NURSING. Second Edition. Crown 8vo. 3s. 6d.

Pakes (W.C.C.). THE SCIENCE OF HYGIENE. With numerous Illustrations. Demy 8vo. 15s.

Palmer (Frederick). WITH KUROKI IN MANCHURIA With many Illustrations. Second Edition. Demy 8vo. 7s. 6d. net. A Colonial Edition is also published.

Parker (Gilbert). A LOVER'S DIARY: SONGS IN SEQUENCE. Fcap. 8vo. 5s.

Parkinson (John). PARADISI IN SOLE PARADISUS TERRISTRIS, OR A GARDEN OF ALL SORTS OF PLEASANT FLOWERS. Folio. L5, 5s. net. Also an Edition of 20 copies on Japanese vellum. Ten Guineas net.

Parmenter (John). HELIO-TROPES, OR NEW POSIES FOR SUNDIALS, 1625. Edited by PERCIVAL LANDON. Quarto. 3s. 6d. net.

Parmentier (Prof. Leon). See Byzantine Texts.

Pascal. See Library of Devotion.

Paston (George). SOCIAL CARICATURES OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY. Imperial Quarto. L2, 12s. 6d. net. See also Little Books on Art and Illustrated Pocket Library.

Paterson (W.R.) (Benjamin Swift). LIFE'S QUESTIONINGS. Crown 8vo. 3s. 6d. net.

Patterson (A.H.). NOTES OF AN EAST COAST NATURALIST. Illustrated in Colour by F. SOUTHGATE. Second Edition. Cr. 8vo. 6s.

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