The standard speaker: containing exercises in prose and poetry for declamation in schools, academies, lyceums, colleges (Google eBook)

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Cowperthwait, Desilver & Butler, 1854
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Contents

Conrad The Death of Taylor 454
52
The Christian Orator fillemain
55
Laxaettne Revolutionary Men
58
Labor is Worship Osgood
61
Bkual Address of 131
63
To a Child Yankee
67
Translations 108 109110 111 Coyne Moses at the Fair 519 Crittenden Government Extravagance 351
68
Black Hawk Speech of 551
70
Bbownixo How News came to Ghent 421
85
Linxrwtox Aristocracy 292
103
and compiled 107 6 Achilles Reply Cowpers Homer 108 7 Hectors Rebuke Id
109
Spartcus to the Roman Envoys Oriar
120
Brutus on CiBsars Death Id
126
Mart Antony Id
127
Molochs Address Milton
129
Belials Address Id
131
The Death of Leonldas Croly
132
Catiline to the Gallic Conspirators id
133
Catilines Last Harangue Id
134
The Bar ls Summons Bulwer
135
Caradoc to Cymrians Id
136
Alfred to his Men Knowles
137
Riciui to the Romans Mitford
138
The Patriots Password Montgomery
139
Richard to the Princes Scoff
140
Richmond to his Men Shakspeare
141
to his Men Id
142
PART THIRD SENATORIAL 40 Battle of Ivry Maraulay 143
143
Van Artevelde to Men of Ghent Taylor 145 42 Wat Tyler to the King Southey mi
147
The American Flag Drake 148
148
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150
Byron to the Greeks Lamartinell
151
Burial of Sir John Moore Wolfe Y l
158
Delavigne Three Days of Columbus 405
159
Degeneracy of Athens Id ISO 3 Democracy hateful to Philip Id 161 4 Venality the Ruin of Greece Id 162 5 Demosthenes Denounced Machines
163
Exordium Demosthenes
165
Public Spirit of Athenians Id
166
Demosthenes not Vanquished Id
167
Catiline Denounced Cicero
168
Catiline Expelled Id
169
Verres Denounced Id
170
Against the Nobility Ac Mirabean
171
Neckers Financial Plan Id 172 14 Disobedience to National Assembly Id
173
Reply Id
174
On being Suspected Id
175
Eulogium on Franklin Id
177
1 To the French Vergniaud
178
Terrorism of Jacobins W
179
Against War Robespierre
180
Morality the Basis of Society fit
181
Last Speech Id
182
To the Peers Trslat
183
The Republic Lamarline
185
Practical Religious Instruction Hugo
186
Necessity of Religion
187
Universal Suffrage Id
188
0 Liberty of the Press Id
189
31 A Republic or Monarchy Id
190
The Two Napoleons Id
191
The End of Government Pym
193
Reducing the Army Pulteney
195
Against Richard Cromwell Vane
196
Against Pitt Earl of Chatham Id
197
Reply to Walpole Earl of Chatham
198
Reconciliation with America Chatham
201
Re1ieal claimed as a Right Id 202 43 Lord Norths Ministry W 203
203
On Employing Indians Id 204 45 Ruinous Consequences Id 2u5 46 America Unconquerable Id
206
Frequent Executions Meredith 207 48 Parliamentary Innovations lieavfoy
208
Religious Persecution Compilation 209 50 Americas Obligations Barri
210
Reply to Lord North Id
211
Bold Predictions Wilkes
212
Conquest of Americans Id 213 54 Reply to Duke of Grafton Thurlaw
214
Present Popularity Lord Mansfield 214 56 Magnanimity in Polities Burke
215
American Enterprise Id
216
American Taxation Id
217
Des tism Unrighteous Id
218
Imieachment of Hastings Id
219
The Catholic Question Id
229
Religion Independent Id 230
230
Sectarian Tyranny if
231
American War Denounced 75 Motion to Censure Ministry
232
Attempt to make him Resign
233
Barbarism of Ancient Britons Id
234
Results of American War Fox
235
Washingtons Foreign Policy Id
236
Liberty is Strength Id til 81 Democratic Government Id
238
Partition of Poland Id
239
Atheist Government null Sheridan 210
241
Reform in Parliament Lord Grey 242 87 Conservative Innovators fjuskisson
243
SS The Pension System Carran
244
232
249
Resistance Henry
281
God Governs d 287
287
Extent of Country Randolph
293
Madison Innovations
302
PART FOURTH
353
HANsriKld Lord Present Popularity 214
364
MABcllCS To the People 126
370
POLITICAL AND OCCASIONAL
373
Hungarian Heroism Id
379
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385
State Obligations Id
391
MLKtorru Frequent Executions 207
407
PART SEVENTH
459
PART EIGHTH RHETORICAL AND DRAMATIC 1 Rome and Carthage Hugo
471
Drunes of the Community Shelley
472
Ciuiuirs Passage of Rubicon Knowles
473
Kichelieu to the King Bulwer
474
Cromwell by Coffin of Charles I Id
475
Virtue of Great Examples Byron
476
Marino Faliero to Conspirators 477 I
478
Catiline to his Friends Crofy
480
Catilines Defiance Id
481
Pride of Ancestry Id
482
Lochiels Warning Campbell 483 j 14 Van Arteveldes Defence Taylor
485
Duty to Ones Country More
486
St Pierre to Ferrardo Knowles
487
Win Tell on Switzerland Id
488
Tell among the Mountains Id
489
Kith r and the Quack Tobin 4911
492
Catos Soliloquy Addison
495
Regrets of Drunkenness Id
498
Cassius instigates Brutus Id
500
Cardinal Wolsey Id
501
Ilamlet to the Players Id _ 28 Hamlets Soliloquy Id 50 i
507
Address to the Swiss Schiller
508
Wm Tell in Wait for Gesler Id 50J 34 Wm Tells Escape Id
511
Wallensteina Soliloquy hi
512
Belief in Astrology if
513
Grief of Berearement Id
514
Nothing in it Mathews
517
Moses at the Fair Coyne 51J 41 Van den Bosch and Arterelde Taylor
520
The Weathercock AUingham 5
523
Saladin and Malek Adhel
526
Speech of Buxfux Dickens
531
Art of Bookkeeping Hood
533
Magpie and Monkey Yriarte
534
Rich Man and Poor Khemnitxer
536
Whittling J Pierpont
537
City Men in the Country Holmes
538
Fuss at Fires Anon
539
One Storys Good till another is Told
540
Strain 510
541
Dramatic Stylos 642
543
Victim of Reform
544
Not Fine Feathers make Fine Birds
546
Jester Condemned to Death Id 547 16 Poet and Alchemist Id
547
PART TENTH MISCELLANEOUS 1 Black Hawk to Gen Street
551
Pushmataha to Sec of War S3 3 Bupposed Speech of Chief of Pooomtuo Indians Everett
552
Logan to Lord Dummore
553
Moral Cosmetics Horace Smith 564
554
Hope Sarah F Adams
555
Lachrymose Writers Id
556
The Sanctuary Id
557

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Page 120 - How sleep the Brave who sink to rest By all their country's wishes blest! When Spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck their hallowed mould, She there shall dress a sweeter sod Than Fancy's feet have ever trod. By fairy hands their knell is rung; By forms unseen their dirge is sung; There Honor comes, a pilgrim gray, To bless the turf that wraps their clay; And Freedom shall awhile repair, To dwell a weeping hermit there!
Page 337 - States dissevered, discordant, belligerent ; on a land rent with civil feuds, or drenched, it may be, in fraternal blood ! Let their last feeble and lingering glance rather behold the gorgeous ensign of the Republic, now known and honored throughout the earth, still full high advanced, its arms and trophies streaming in their original lustre, not a stripe erased or polluted, nor a single star obscured, bearing for its motto no such miserable interrogatory as : What is all this worth...
Page 462 - These are thy glorious Works, Parent of good, Almighty! thine this universal frame, Thus wondrous fair: thyself how wondrous then, Unspeakable! who sitt'st above these heavens To us invisible, or dimly seen In these thy lowest works; yet these declare Thy goodness beyond thought, and power divine. Speak, ye who best can tell, ye sons of light, Angels: for ye behold him, and with songs And choral symphonies, day without night Circle his throne rejoicing; ye in heaven, On earth join all ye creatures...
Page 499 - Weary, and old with service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me. Vain pomp and glory of this world, I hate ye ! I feel my heart new open'd : O, how wretched Is that poor man that hangs on princes...
Page 94 - Neither a borrower nor a lender be: For loan oft loses both itself and friend; And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry. This above all, to thine own self be true; And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.
Page 152 - Not a drum was heard, not a funeral note, As his corse to the rampart we hurried ; Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero we buried. We buried him darkly at dead of night, The sods with our bayonets turning ; By the struggling moonbeam's misty light And the lantern dimly burning.
Page 496 - Plutus' mine, richer than gold: If that thou be'st a Roman, take it forth ; I, that denied thee gold, will give my heart. Strike as thou didst at Caesar; for I know, When thou didst hate him worst, thou lov'dst him better Than ever thou lov'dst Cassius.
Page 413 - River where ford there was none : But ere he alighted at Netherby gate The bride had consented, the gallant came late : For a laggard in love, and a dastard in war Was to wed the fair Ellen of brave Lochinvar. So boldly he...
Page 71 - Hide, blushing glory, hide Pultowa's day : The vanquish'd hero leaves his broken bands, And shows his miseries in distant lands ; Condemn'da needy supplicant to wait, While ladies interpose, and slaves debate. But did not chance at length her error mend ? Did no subverted empire mark his end ? Did rival monarchs give the fatal wound ? Or hostile millions press him to the ground. His fall was destined to a barren strand, A petty fortress, and a dubious hand ; He left the name, at which the world grew...
Page 279 - Is this the part of wise men, engaged in a great and arduous struggle for liberty? Are we disposed to be of the number of those, who, having eyes, see not, and having ears, hear not, the things which so nearly concern their temporal salvation?

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