The First-class Standard Reader for Public and Private Schools: Containing a Summary of Rules for Pronunciation and Elocution, Numerous Exercises for Reading and Recitation, a New System of References to Rules and Definitions, and a Copious Explanatory Index

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Phillips, Sampson and Company, 1854 - 478 Seiten
 

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The Snow of Winter Zschokke
90
The Two Roads Richtee
92
Gladiatorial Combat with a Tiger
94
Government of the Thoughts Horne
96
UlyssesDog Feigned Courage Miss Lamb Beauty Gay The Pleasures of Memory Rogers Ambition Byron Defi ance Young Affectionate Remembra...
99
Compression in Speech
102
34 The Present in View of the Future Foster
104
Graves of a Household Hehans
105
Fall of a Mountain Dumas
106
an Apologue Swift
107
Select Passages in Verse Happiness Keble Friendship Wordsworth Comfort in Adver sity Southey Futurity Dryden Shortsightedness Trench Indepe...
113
Climate of the Catskill Mountains Irving Ill 41 John Pounds the Cobbler
115
The Spring Shower
117
Not to Myself Alone
118
On the Study of Words Part I Trench
119
Part II
122
Part III
123
The Stream Made to Work Karr
125
A Retrospective Review Hood
127
Address to the Indolent Thomson
128
The Teachings of Nature From the German
130
A Chase on the Ice
131
The Particular Lady
133
The Fathers Return Southey
136
The Carrierpigeon Moore
137
Spirit the Motive Power Ac Lardner
138
The Lion and the Spaniel Brooke
139
Imprisonment of Bonnivard Dumas
142
The Launch of the Ship Longfellow
143
Historical Characters Alexander Severus Gibbon Queen Elizabeth Hume How ard Burke MiltonQuarterly Review WashingtonWebster
144
On the Abuse of Genius Knowles
147
Creation Addison
149
Astronomy and Immortality Part I
150
Part II
151
God Dbrzhatin
153
Expression in Reading Lloyd
155
The Return of the Dove Macbay
156
The Complaint of a Stomach Chamrers
157
The Permanence of Words J Montgomery
160
The Puffers Macaulay
162
Hymn of the Hebrew Maid Scott
164
The Brave Man Burger
165
A Pupils Tribute Ac Cottle
167
Selfkilling Chamrers
171
Humanity of Robert Bruce Scott
173
First Predictor of an Eclipse Mitchell
174
Select Passages in Verse
177
A Prayer Thomson Providence Inscrutable Addison Essen tial Knowledge attainable by All Wordsworth Knowledge and WisdomCowper To Duty...
179
Inconvenient Ignorance Dumas
181
The Cavern by the Sea
183
Thoughts on Education Air and Exercise Quarterly Review Education in the United States Webster Our Common Schools Everett On Pamper ing th...
184
Columbus and his Discovery Everett
187
The Discovery of America Rorertson
188
First Voyage of Columbus Joanna Baillie
191
Unity and Progress of Mankind Bancroft
193
On Kindness to Brute Animals Chamrers
195
The Resolute Whale
197
A Storm in the Indian Ocean St Pierre
200
Heroism of Grace Darling Wordswoeth
201
The Prairies of the West Hall
203
The Valley of Mexico Mayer
205
The World of Water Dickens
206
The Wind and Rain
208
The Hurricane Bryant
211
The Best Kind of Revenge Chambers
213
Labor and Genius Sydnry Smith
214
Permanence of the Useful Qu Review
216
To the Flyingfish Moore
217
The Village Preacher Goldsmith
218
an Allegory
219
The Discontented Miller Goldsmith
222
The Youth of Washington Everett
249
Select Passages in Verse Trust in GodYoung He lives long who lives well Randolph Retirement Goldsmith The Old Man by the Brook Words worth...
256
Joan of Arc De Quincry and otheus259
259
The Beautiful Burrington
265
Eloquence of Statesmen
266
Elegy in a Country Churchyard Gray
272
Archimedes Winthrop
275
Lord Ullins Daughter Campbell
276
Ferdinand and Isabella Irving
281
Excelsior Longfellow
285
The Repurlic
287
Apologues in Verse Congreve Fratzel Pope
289
What a Common Man may say
293
Strong Drink maketh Feols Heywood
294
The Lutist and Nightingale Ford
295
Delights of Spring Howitt First Warm Day of Spring Horace
297
The North American Indians
299
Adventure in Calabria Courier
305
In Borne Rogers
307
Shakspeares Power of Expression Qu Review
312
The Mind its own Educator Digerando
322
Fultons First Steamboat Story
324
Passage of the Beresina
326
Duelling Dymond
330
Benjamin Franklin Foster Wirt Winthrop
331
A Storm on the Mountains Byron
333
Progress of Civilization Macaulay
338
Vanity Ac of Literature Rogers
345
From Miltons Paradise Lost
348
A Paper of Tobacco Karr
353
Miscellaneous Poems
358
Complaint of a Pair of Lungs Part I
360
Partll
363
Select Passages Indebtedness to Society MourUford Love of Home Webster Resistance to Ridicule Sydney Smith Of Veraoity Way land Perseveran...
367
Poetry of the Srasons Part III
374
Telegraphs Schurert
376
Photography or Lightdrawing 371
379
The Declaration of Independence Sergrant
381
The Indians among Themselves Irving
382
Dramatic Extracts
383
The Colosseum by Moonlight Hillard
386
Literature of the Hebrews Russell
390
Passages from Shakspeare
391
Napoleon Lamartine
393
Napoleon as a Student
396
Thoughts on Books
397
Obligations to Literature Hood The Worth of Books Chan ning Moral Influence of a Literary Taste Hillard Desira bleness of a Taste for Reading H...
399
Capture of a Whale Browne
400
an Ode Collins
402
The Eloquence of Science Extent of the Universe The Atmosphere Qu Review The The Steamengine Jeffrey Ignorance of Great Physical Truths Lif...
404
Common Errors Chamrers
408
Select Passages in Verse
410
Ode on Cecilias Day Dryden
416
Pizarro in Peru Prescott
417
Human Science at Fault
419
Peculiarities of our Liberty Werster
421
The Treasures by the Wayside Lytton
423
What Labor has Done Cass
427
Gil Bias and the Parasite Le Sage
429
False and True Energy Wirt
431
Poetry of the Srasons Part IV
433
Advice to an Atfectod Speaker La Bruyere
437
Lament over Lost Opportunities
438
The Good Goddess of Poverty Sand
441
Proverbs of Solomon
443
POETRY
447
DIALOGUES
454
Moral and Religious Eloquence
455
Another Day Kerle 58
472
The Daffodils Wordsworth 70
475
Thought and Deed 84
478

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