The public school speaker and reader, ed. by J.E. Carpenter (Google eBook)

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Joseph Edwards Carpenter
1869
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Contents

The Clouds John Rutkin
39
Autumn Rev A Alison
41
The Death of Paul Dombey Charles Dickens
42
One Niche the Highest Elihu Burritt
46
A Glass of Cold Water Q B Oough
48
Traces of the Ocean Hugh Miller
49
The Starling or Liberty and Slayei y Laurence Sterne
50
On the Death of Lord Brougham Daily Telegraph
53
The Death of Socrates Plato
55
Modern Gallantry Charles Lamb
58
Lessons of Creation John Ruskin
61
The Planetary and Terrestrial Worlds Joseph Addison
117
so PAGE 15 To a SeaGull Gerald Griffin
153
Evelyn Hope Robert Browning
154
The High Tide Jean Ingelow
156
Under Canvas Wounded Hon H B Lytton
159
The Mountain Grave Mrs Maclean
161
The Water J E Carpenter
165
The Influence of Beauty John Keats
167
January Wind Robert Buchanan
169
MaudMiiller J G Whittier
170
Killed at the Ford H W Longfellow
173
The Three Sons Rev J MouUrie
175
The Wonders of the Lane Ebenezer Elliott
176
Home Again William Sawyer
178
The Fairy Child Dr Anster
179
Ode to the Almighty G R Derzhavin
180
How May was first Made Thomas Miller
182
The Child and the Dewdrops J E Carpenter
184
The Goldsmiths Daughter J L Uhland
186
The Sicilian Vespers G Whittier
188
The Battle of Morgarten Mrs Hemans
190
The Ropewalk H W Longfellow
192
Somebodys Darling Mrs Lacoste
194
The Child and Hind Thomas Campbell
195
The Cloud P B Shelley
197
Cowpers Grave Mrs E B Browning
199
The Slaves J E Carpenter
201
The Bells E A Foe
202
Lake Leman by Night Lord Byron
205
Elihu Alice Carey
207
To Mary in Heaven Robert Burns
208
To the Nightingale John Keats
210
The Comet James Hogg
211
The Ministry of May T K Hervey _
213
An Old Mans Idyll Richard Realf
214
Gilderoy Thomas Campbell
216
Three Fishers Went Sailing Rev C Kingsley
217
The Mothers Lament Gerald Griffin
218
NO PAGE 54 The Last Man Thomas Campbell
220
The Sword Song Theodore Korncr
221
Childe Harolds Farewell Lord Byron
223
The Death of the FirstBom A A Watts
225
The Alma Archbishop Trench
226
Skipper Ben LucyLarcom
227
The Warden of the Cinque Ports B W Longfellow
229
CasaWappy p M Moir
230
Popes Willow James Montgomery
233
The Phantom Bayard Taylor
235
The First Grey Hair Thos H Bayly
236
Phantoms H W Longfellow
237
The Poet and the Kose John Gay
238
The Mourning Mother of the Dead Blind Mrs E B Browning
240
The Burial of Moses Mrs C F Alexander
242
A Dream William Allingham
244
ToDay and ToMorrow Gerald Massey
245
The Lutist and the Nightingale John Ford
246
The Sands of Dee Rev Chas Kingsley
247
ORATORYFORENSIC AND SENATORIAL 1 Benjamin Disraeli on the Character of the Prince Consort
249
Victor Hugo on the Liberty of the Press
251
Edward Everett on the Character of La Fayette
254
Mr Whiteside in Defence of Mr Duffy
257
Lord Macaulay at the University of Glasgow
262
Daniel OConnell in Defence of Mr Magee
264
Robert Halls Peroration on War
267
George Canning on the Latent Power of England
269
Kossuths Farewell to his Country
270
Rev Newman Hall on the Dignity of Labour
272
Benjamin Disraeli on the Death of the Duke of Wellington
275
Lord Brougham on the Eeform Bill
278
Joseph Mazzini to the Memory of the Martyrs of Cosenza
302
Richard B Sheridan on Taxation
306
Richard Cobden on Peace
310
DRAMATIC SCENES AND DIALOGUES 1 Scene from the Merchant of Venice Shakspeare
314
Wolsey and Cromwell Shakspeare
318
Prince Henry and Sir John Falstaff Shakspeare
321
Brutus and Cassius Shakspeare
323
Prince Arthur and Hubert Shdkspeare
326
Death of King Henry IV Shakspeare
329
Coriolanus and Aufidius Shakspeare
332
Scene from Every Man in his Humour Ben Jonson
334
Cato andDecius Joseph Addison
337
Scene from Venice Preserved Thomas Otway
339
Scene from The School of Reform Thomas Morton
345
Scene from the Earl of Warwick Dr Francklin
351
Norval and Glenalvon Rev John Home
355
Scene from the Iron Chest O Colman the younger
358
Rienzi and Angelo Miss Mitford
361
Scene from The Man of the World Charles Macklin
364
Scene from the Road to Ruin Thomas Solcroft
368
Scene from Pizarro B B Sheridan
374
Scene from John Bull O Colman the younger
377
Priuli and Jaffier Thomas Otway
383
Scene from Ion Sir T N Talourd
385
DRAMATIC SPEECHES AND SOLILOQUIES 1 Hamlets Advice to the Players Shakspeare
392
Othellos Address to the Senate Shakspeare
393
Hotspurs Account of the Fop Shakspeare
394
EECITATIONS
413
Lord Ullins Daughter Thomas Campbell
449
Elegy in a Country Churchyard Thomas Gray
451
The Dying Gladiator Lord Byron
454
Lady Clare Alfred Tennyson
455
The Wreck of the Hesperus H W Longfellow
457
Horatius keeps the Bridge Lord Macaulay
459
Hymn before Sunrise S T Coleridge
465
Barbara Frietchie J G Whittier 46T 29 Mahmoud Leigh Hunt
469
SO The Deluge American Magazine
470
The Ocean Lord Byron
472
The Song of the Shirt Thomas Hood
474
The BoatBace W C Bennett
476
The War of the League Lord Macaulay
479
The Old Grenadiers Story G Walter Thornbury
481
Ode for Music on St Cecilias Day Alexander Pope
483
3T Alexanders Feast or the Power of Music John Dryden
486
Lucy Gray William Wordsworth
489
Strife and Peace Jean Ingelow
491
The Death of Absalom N P Willis
493
WIT AND HUMOUE 1 Look at the Clock Rev S H Barham
496
The Eed Fisherman W M Praed
503
Serjeant Buzfuzs Address Charles Dickens
508
Monsieur Tonson John Taylor
512
The Quaker and the Robber Samuel Lover
516
Vat yon Please J i? PlanchS
518
Modern Logic Anonymous
520
Lodgings for Single Gentlemen Geo Colman the younger
522
Rabelais and the Lampreys Horace Smith
523
My Old Hat Anonymous
524
The Rival Broom Makers Dr John Wolcot
526
Out John T H Bayly
527
Nelly Gray Thomas Hood
528
The September Gale Oliver Wendell Holmes
530
King John and the Abbot of Canterbury Bishop Percy
531
no PAG 17 Wit at a Pinch Anonymous
534
Here she goesand there she goes James Nack
535
Remember I Remember Rev R H Barham
539
The Bachelors Lament H G Bell
540
Nothing to Wear W A Butler
541
The Doctor and his Pupil Anonymous
545
Eyes and Nose William Cowper
547
The Well of St Keyne Robert Southey
548
The Fakenham Ghost Robert Bloomfield
549
Paudeen ORaffertys SayVoyage Anonymous
551
A Nocturnal Sketch Thomas Hood
554
The Fat Actor and the Rustic Horace Smith
556
Wanteda Governess George Dubourg
557
The Tinker and Millers Daughter Dr John Wolcot
558
Law or Bullum versus Boatum Geo Alexander Stephens
560
The Pilgrims and the Peas Dr John Wolcot
562
Doctor Dobbs and his Horse Nobbs
563

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