1842

Title

1842

Subject

Stories published in 1842.

Collection Items

"The Irish Girl"
A young Irish servant is in love with a man whose father will not let him marry her because she is a “Paddy girl.” The young woman drowns, shortly after learning of her beloved's decision to marry a non-Irish woman. Her brother vows revenge, but…

A Huguenot Family
A story that chronicles the trials of the d’Argile family during the Catholic persecution of the Huguenots—French Protestants—in 1672 under the reign of the “Sun King,” Louis XIV.

A Vision
The narrator has a vision of two female spirits that represent the ideal of a natural and healthy life.
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