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Mystic London: by Charles Maurice Davies

MYSTIC LONDON:

OR,

PHASES OF OCCULT LIFE IN THE METROPOLIS.

BY

REV. CHARLES MAURICE DAVIES, D.D. AUTHOR OF "ORTHODOX" AND "UNORTHODOX LONDON," ETC.

"There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy." _Hamlet._

LONDON: TINSLEY BROTHERS, 8, CATHERINE STREET, STRAND. 1875. [_All rights of Translation and Reproduction are reserved._]

LONDON: SAVILL, EDWARDS AND CO., PRINTERS, CHANDOS STREET, COVENT GARDEN.

CONTENTS.

CHAP. PAGE

I. LONDON ARABS 1

II. EAST LONDON ARABS 11

III. LONDON ARABS IN CANADA 21

IV. WAIFS AND STRAYS 29

V. A LUNATIC BALL 38

VI. A BABY SHOW 51

VII. A NIGHT IN A BAKEHOUSE 58

VIII. A LONDON SLAVE MARKET 67

IX. TEA AND EXPERIENCE 73

X. SUNDAY LINNET-SINGING 85

XI. A WOMAN'S RIGHTS DEBATE 92

XII. AN OPEN-AIR TICHBORNE MEETING 100

XIII. SUNDAY IN A PEOPLE'S GARDEN 108

XIV. UTILIZING THE YOUNG LADIES 116

XV. FAIRLOP FRIDAY 122

XVI. A CHRISTMAS DIP 129

XVII. BOXING-DAY ON THE STREETS 134

XVIII. THE VIGIL OF THE DERBY 141

XIX. THE WIFESLAYER'S "HOME" 150

XX. BATHING IN THE FAR EAST 157

XXI. AMONG THE QUAKERS 164

XXII. PENNY READINGS 172

XXIII. DARWINISM ON THE DEVIL 179

XXIV. PECULIAR PEOPLE 198

XXV. INTERVIEWING AN ASTROLOGER 204

XXVI. A BARMAID SHOW 212

XXVII. A PRIVATE EXECUTION 217

XXVIII. BREAKING UP FOR THE HOLIDAYS 224


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