= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1850 / July | View All Issues |

July 1850

Article

145-150 PDF

Thomas De Quincey·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Fiction

150-161 PDF

The miner’s daughters–a tale of the peak·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

161-162 PDF

Moorish domestic life·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Quotation

162 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

163 PDF

The railway station·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

163 PDF

The sick man’s prayer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

164 PDF

Sophistry of anglers.–Izaak Walton·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

165-167 PDF

Globes, and how they are made·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

167 PDF

The body·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

168-178 PDF

Lettice Arnold (chaps. V-VI)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

178-180 PDF

The American Revolution·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

180 PDF

Fifty years ago·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

181-183 PDF

A Paris newspaper·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

183 PDF

On the death of an infant. To a mother·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

184-188 PDF

Recollections of eminent men·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

189 PDF

Ode to the sun·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

190-193 PDF

Two-handed Dick the stockman·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

An adventure in the bush

Poetry

193 PDF

The uses of sorrow·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

194 PDF

Benjamin West·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

194 PDF

Peace·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

195-198 PDF

Alchemy and gunpowder·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

198-200 PDF

Glimpses of the East·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

200-201 PDF

Christ-Hospital worthies·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

202 PDF

Leigh Hunt drowning·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

202-205 PDF

William Pitt·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

205-206 PDF

Ignorance of the English·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

206 PDF

Lines by Robert Southey·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

207-209 PDF

The schoolmaster of Coleridge and Lamb·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

209 PDF

Education in America·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

210-213 PDF

Scenes in Egypt·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

213-215 PDF

Scenery on the Erie Railroad·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

215-218 PDF

Bathing–its utility·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

218 PDF

Poverty of the English bar·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

218 PDF

Sonnet on the death of Wordsworth·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

23d April, 1850

Fiction

219-233 PDF

Maurice Tiernay, the soldier of fortune (chaps. II-V)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

233-237 PDF

The planet-watchers of Greenwich·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

237-238 PDF

Rapid growth of America·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Reviews

239-243 PDF

Lord Coke and Lord Bacon·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

243-246 PDF

Father and son·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

246-248 PDF

Diplomacy–Lord Chesterfield·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

248-249 PDF

Thomas Moore·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

249-251 PDF

The appetite for news·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

251-253 PDF

A few words on corals·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

253-257 PDF

A night in the Bell Inn·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

257 PDF

Death of Cromwell·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

258-261 PDF

My wonderful adventures in Skitzland·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

262-265 PDF

Charlotte Corday·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

265-268 PDF

Greenwich weather-wisdom·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

268 PDF

Doing·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Reviews

269-271 PDF

Young Russia·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

272 PDF

The orphan’s voyage home·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

272-274 PDF

Lord Byron, Wordsworth, and Charles Lamb·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

274 PDF

American vanity·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Monthly record of current events

275-284 PDF

Monthly record of current events·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Literary notices

284-286 PDF

Literary notices·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Literary notices

284-286 PDF

Literary notices·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Summer fashions

287-288 PDF

Summer fashions·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Get access to 165 years of
Harper’s for only $45.99

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

August 2015

In the Shadow of the Storm

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Measure for Measure

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Trouble with Israel

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A Camera on Every Cop

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Post
“The campaign music stopped. Hundreds of people, their faces now warped by the dread of a third bomb, began running for cover.”
Photograph © Guy Martin/Panos.
Article
Part Neither, Part Both·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Eight months pregnant I told an old woman sitting beside me on the bus that the egg that hatched my baby came from my wife’s ovaries. I didn’t know how the old woman would take it; one can never know. She was delighted: That’s like a fairy tale!”
Mother with Children, by Gustav Klimt © akg-images
Article
What Recovery?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Between 2007 and 2010, Albany’s poverty rate jumped 12 points, to a record high of 39.9 percent. More than two thirds of Albany’s 76,000 residents are black, and since 2010, their poverty rate has climbed even higher, to nearly 42 percent.”
Photograph by Will Steacy
Article
Rag Time·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

From a May 23 commencement address delivered at Hofstra University. Doctorow died on Tuesday. He was 84.
“We are a deeply divided nation in danger of undergoing a profound change for the worse.”
Photograph by Giuseppe Giglia
Article
The Trouble with Israel·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“We think we are the only people in the world who live with threat, but we have to work with regional leaders who will work with us. Bibi is taking the country into unprecedented international isolation.”
Photograph by Adam Golfer

Ratio of money spent by Britons on prostitution to that spent on hairdressing:

1:1

A German scientist was testing an anti-stupidity pill.

A Twitter spokesperson conceded that a “Frat House”–themed office party “was in poor taste at best.”

Subscribe to the Weekly Review newsletter. Don’t worry, we won’t sell your email address!

HARPER’S FINEST

Subways Are for Sleeping

By

“Shelby is waiting for something. He himself does not know what it is. When it comes he will either go back into the world from which he came, or sink out of sight in the morass of alcoholism or despair that has engulfed other vagrants.”

Subscribe Today