The Rover Vol. 01 No. 20

Seba Smith (1792 - 1868) and Lawrence Labree

"The Rover: A weekly magazine of tales, poetry and engravings, original and selected" was a magazine started in 1843 by Seba Smith and Lawrence Labree. The editors aimed at a high quality standard in their selection of short stories and poetry. Every half-year, the 26 weekly issues were also published under a bound compilation. The 20th issue of the series is yet another interesting collection of short stories, poems and miscellania. - Summary by Sonia

Genre(s): Literary Fiction, Poetry, Short Stories

Language: English

Group: The Rover Magazine

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 The little visitor, by Elizabeth Oakes Smith EsoFlair
Play 02 The story of Captain Bird; or, The first capital conviction under the Constitution of the United States, by Seba Smith EsoFlair
Play 03 First love; or Constancy in the nineteenth century, by Miss L. E. Landon Greg Giordano
Play 04 Ancient battles Alan Mapstone
Play 05 Life, by Lawrence Labree Alan Mapstone
Play 06 Johnny Brotherton's five sunny days. From Tales of the Borders, by John Mackay Wilson Faithann Gibson
Play 07 The miser's wife, by Elizabeth Oakes Smith Michael Olgren
Play 08 To Juliet. A night thought Sonia
Play 09 A tale of an old Highlander, by James Hogg, the Ettrick Shepherd AllenO
Play 10 The yellow domino Alan Mapstone
Play 11 A country apothecary, by Miss Mary Russell Mitford Steve C
Play 12 The mysterious visitor Alan Mapstone