Analytical Sixth Reader: Containing an Introductory Article on the General Principles of Elocution, with a Thorough Method of Analysis, Intended to Develop the Pupil's Appreciation of the Thought and Emotion, and a Critical Phonic Analysis of English Words : Designed for the Use of Normal and High Schools, and the Highest Classes in Common Schools (Google eBook)

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Mason Brothers, 1867 - Readers (Secondary) - 494 pages
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Contents

The Same Subject Continued
102
Our Oldest Friend 0 W Holmes
108
The Tillage Preacher Oliver Goldsmith
114
Washington Eliza Cook
120
The Stripes and The Stars Miss Edna Dean Proctor
129
Travel J H Siddons
138
Reply to Hayne Daniel Webster
147
The Goblet of Lite H W Longfellow
155
Unfinished Problems of the Universe 0 M Mitchel
158
The Comet Thomas Hood
160
Analysis of the same
163
The Irish Famine Archbishop Hughes
166
Military Insubordination H Clay
171
Gods Judgment on a Wicked Bishop Robert Southey
174
We Cherish the Memory of our Honored Dead Edward Everett
177
The Veto Power H Clay
182
The Poor Voter on Election day J G WhUtier
185
Responsibility of a Representative Edmund Burke
186
The Same Subject Continued
189
The Eve of Election J G WhUtier
191
An Oration on La Fayette Charles Sumner
194
The Battle of Bunker Hill F 8 Cozzens
198
Proclamation on Nullification Andrew Jackson
202
The Same Subject Continued
205
Last Inaugural of Lincoln
208
The Inchcape Rock Robert Southey
211
Doleful Evils of the Press Andrew Marvell
213
Barbara Frietchie J G WhUtier
215
Trial of Warren Hastings T B Macaulay
217
Analysis of the same
221
Invocation to Light John Milton
228
The Pretext of Rebellion S A Douglas
229
Only Patriots and Traitors 8 A Douglas
231
The Roman Twins A J H Duganne
233
A Tribute to Abraham Lincoln J R Lowell
234
or a Leap for Life G P Morris
237
Passage of the Potomac through the Blue Ridge Thomas Jefferson
238
Influence of Slavery Thomas Jefferson
239
Christian in Doubting Castle John Bunyan
241
The Same Subject Continued
244
Rock Me to Sleep Anonymous
247
We should not Despise Small Begin nings Anonymous
249
Farewell Address George Washington
251
War Better than a False Peace Mrs E B Browning
255
Our Heroes Living and Dead George Putnam
257
Through Death to Life Henry Harbaugh
260
Geologic Proofs that the Earth is Old Hugh Miller
263
The Same Subject Continued
267
Bachelors Hall Anonymous
268
Ends to be Attained by Education Horace Mann
269
The Same Subject Continued
273
The Hour of Prayer Mrs F Ilemam
276
Greatness of Shakspeare K Colbert
299
The Heritage of Culture
304
Virtue to be Loved and Sought for Itself Cicero
306
The Burial of Moses Anonymout
307
The Dying Christian to his Soul A Pope
310
Historic Doubts Richard Whately
311
The Same Subject Continued
314
The Same Subject Concluded
318
The Conquerors Grave W C Bryant
321
Invective against Catiline Cicero
323
Scenes from the Merchant of Venice Shakspeare
325
Scenes from the Merchant of Venice Shakspeare
331
Declaration of Independence 840
340
Not on the BattleField John Pierpont
344
Bacon Francis 468 Cowpcr William Cozzena Frederick s
345
Mexico Atlantic Monthly
347
A Fight with a Bear E K Kane
351
Winter J Ji Lowell
354
Summer J R Lowell
356
A Bee Hunt Washington Irving
358
The Song of the Shirt Thomas Hood
362
The Borrowed Umbrella Douglas Jerrold
365
Hats O W Holmes
368
Old Age O W Holmes
370
The Patriots Elysium James Montgomery
373
A Painful Incident at Sea C C Felton
374
Mediaeval Armor C C Felton
376
Moral Rectitude Essential to the Citizen N Bateman
378
Our Schools must impart Moral Culture A Bateman
381
EXBRCISB
386
Hohenlinden Thomas Campbell
388
Presentation to a King and Queen C 0 Felton
389
The Pilgrim Fathers John Pierpont
392
Apostrophe to the Ocean Lord Byron
394
The Two Races Charles Lamb
395
The Unhappy Lot of a Schoolmaster Charles Lamb
399
The Moral Dignity of the Educational Profession W E Channing
403
The Soldiers Rally Atlantic Monthly
404
Slavery William Cowper
405
The True Man does not wish to be a Child Again J G Holland
407
louth is Strong H W Beecher
409
Higher Value of Inventions H W Beecher
412
Scene after a Summer Shower Andrews Norton
414
Parting of Hector from Andromache Alexander Pope
415
Raising the Flag at Sumter H W Beecher
421
My Cousin Bridget Charles Lamb
424
American Patriotism T M Eddy
426
Patriotism Walter Scott
430
Housecleaning in tbe Olden Times Francit Hopkinson
431
Bowdltoh Nathaniel 461 East Tndla Company
449
Brahe Tycho 455 Eliott Gcorue Everett Edward
481
Brlnsley 490
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