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Ode on sweethearts.
A rummer of coffee.
A cup of tea.
Una taza de chocolata.
Cariole travelling in Norway.
An emperor in a fury (Alexander II of Russia)
Dilitance travelling in Spain.
Drifting away. (Fishing experience.)
Eugenie, my bosom friend (a brown rat).
How and why poisonous snakes swallow their young. (This was published in " The Field", May 1895.)
Two narrow escapes from drowning.
Sleeping across the Alps.
What is a Valentine? (With much verse and an account of banal rings (knot rings).)
Harley-quin, my pet sparrow.
Half a day with a poisonous snake.
Golgotha. (Practical jokes of his student days. 1847.)
A blackbird's widowhood, wooing and second wedding.
A battle for life with a mad dog. (With an appendix.)
Vigo. My first pet. (A cat.) (Essay on the beginnings of memory.)
An episode of Parisian life shortly after the coup d'Etat in 1851.
Toss. The history of a Skye Terrier. (With an original drawing of the dog's head).
The old Kirk Tower. Climbing the old church tower. (With a small map.)
My feathered pet. A jackdaw. p. 163
Royal reminiscences. (Introductory to the following)
Was Napoleon III a coward? p. 199.
An emperor's honeymoon frolic. (Franz-Joseph.)
The marvelous power of paper and ink.
An undergraduate. A story of a dog with a university education.
The visiting dog.
A trip in a gondola.
A sail in a tub.
Nannie Cairn Cross. An old Haipney (Half-penny.)
Little Jenny Wren. (Called by the Druids, "The King of Birds")
Note on the history of arrows.
Did a whale swallow Jonah?