The Speaker's Garland: Comprising 100 Choice Selections ... (Google eBook)

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Phineas Garrett
Penn Publishing Company, 1905 - Readers
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Contents

Sufferings and Destiny of the Pilgrims Edward Everett i
67
Song of the Drunkard W Kargrtams iT
71
May Queen The Alfrtti TsnnVwa Ii
72
Betty and the Bear i
82
Smack In School The P Palmer i
83
Inquiry The Charter Mockay ii 170
84
rattans Reply to Mr Corry Henry Grafton iil
94
Address to the Soldiers Rev Jacob M Manning L
97
Grizzly Grumblers Advice ill
103
Spartacus to the Gladiators at Capua i
104
Artemus Ward Crossing Dixies Line C F Brown i
108
Hypochondriac The ii 77
114
Brutus over the Dead Lucrctia J H Payne iii
116
Singer The John G Wkittier iv
122
Select Passages in Verse
125
KllIle FUz Jama OBrien i 19
129
Serenth Plague of Egypt The George Vroly Iv
131
W Pattern i
139
American Indian The Charles Sprague Iv
161
Song of Shermans Army The Charles 0 Halpine i
164
Barons Last Banquet The Albert G Greene iii
168
BirthDay of Washington The Ruus Choate i 78
170
Letters The iVni Tenmiicn i
173
Bright Side The Kidder iv 8
6
Socrates Snooks 11
11
Spartacus to the Roman Envoys in Etruria ii 89
29
Tim Tuff Wnwnf Cbysra iil 34
34
Shall we give up the Union D S Dickinson ii 64
64
Josl Billings on Courting H G Bhax i 146
66
Song of the Shirt The Tkomat Hood Ii 80
80
Ballot Box The E H Chapm til 87
87
Battle of Fontenoy Thonuu Davie ir 88
88
Brutus on the Death nf Caesar Shakspeare Ui 100
100
Love Murder and almost Matrimony
106
Bayonet Charge The Nathan D Vrner Iv 108
108
Stand by the Flag Joeeph Holt ii 110
110
United States National Anthem William Bom ll nlface Ii 7
114
Crime its own Detector Dimiel Webster i 49
123
Lecture by Doctor Puff Stuff i 128
128
Under the Lamplight A B Klonnt iii 132
132
Discoveries of Galileo Edward Everett i 21
137
Libert and Union Webster i 138
138
Little Jim 139
139
Vagabonds The J T Trmrbridge i 140
140
Masonic Emblems 154
154
Somebodys Darlmg ii 1
160
Wood of Chancellorsville The Delia B German i 81
161
Bible in Harmony with Temperance The if
163
We Meet upon the Lerel and We Part upon
171
Mr Pickwick in a Dilemma Charlet Dickens ii 46
70
Catos Soliloquy AiUum i 80
80
Mark Twains Opinion of Chambermaids S L Clemens ii 167
83
iunfession The B Barham i 93
93
Mother and her Child The iT 29
104
iVipital Punishment Kyrn Tomuend i 110
110
Mark Twains first interview with Artemus Ward 8 L Clemens Iv
113
Sam Welters Valentine Charles IHckene iii 41
120
Ministering Angela Emily Jadm iv 123
123
Little Nells Funeral Charla Mkeim iii 09
128
My Welcome Beyond Allio Wellunhm iv 129
129
Pledge with Wine il
131
tHoling Tear The George D Prentice i 183
142
Sailors Funeral The Lydia H SijoamcI iii
147
Fanner and the Counsellor The it
149
Death of Little Jo Charles Dickene iii 167
157
Closing Scene The T raaefcaaoa Read ii 136
164
Fire Fiend The C D Gardette 1i 166
166
Denth of Morris Sir Walter Scott iv 16
15
Two Roads The Jean Paul Richlsr i 17
24
Triumph of Faith J S Buckmineter iv 30
30
Death of Little Paul Charles Dickens iv M
56
Which ehall It be?
68
fj0 God A K JtidkaraW i 73
73
Frenchmans Dinner A
78
Lady Clare n iv 79
79
Footsteps on the other Side 84
84
Crcedsof the Bells The George Bungay iv 33
94
Drunkards not all Brutes John B Gough iv 107
107
Frenchman and the Flea Powder The Hi 109
109
No Sects in Heaven Elfaioett W fferetaml ii 116
116
Children The Omrim M Bicnmn iv 118
118
Death of Hamilton The Dr Eliphalet Nott iv 121
121
Thanksgiving Sermon A iv 133
133
Not on the BattleField eria iii 73
143
Willliam the Conqueror Cnarlei Mackay iv 144
144
Death Penalty The Victor lingo iv 146
146
Oh Why Should the Spirit of Mortal be Proud? Ritfwni Knox i 7
149
Unjust National Acquisitions Thomat Corwin L 68
167
Execution of Joan of Arc Thomas De Quincy iii 172
172
On to Freedom DiiJiMUH 175
175
Art and Artifice i 215
193
Queen or Beauty The iv
211
Ghost The
137
Hiawathas Wooing Weary IF LonacUoic i 147
147
Scene from The Rivals R B Sheridan ii 210
154
Paupers DeathBed The ChrattM i Snartsy I 169
169
Launching of the Ship The Henry Lonafellmr Iv 173
173
Student and his Neighbors The N A Woodward iv 199
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Page 6 - Blest with victory and peace, may the heaven-rescued land Praise the Power that hath made and preserved us a nation. Then conquer we must, when our cause it is just ; And this be our motto :
Page 117 - The hills Rock-ribbed and ancient as the sun; the vales Stretching in pensive quietness between; The venerable woods, rivers that move In majesty, and the complaining brooks That make the meadows green; and, poured round all, Old Ocean's gray and melancholy waste, — Are but the solemn decorations all Of the great tomb of man.
Page 70 - Ah, distinctly I remember it was in the bleak December, And each separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the floor. Eagerly I wished the morrow; — vainly I had sought to borrow From my books surcease of sorrow — sorrow for the lost Lenore, For the rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore: Nameless here for evermore.
Page 162 - What writest thou?" The vision raised its head, And with a look made of all sweet accord, Answered, "The names of those who love the Lord." "And is mine one?" said Abou. "Nay, not so,
Page 162 - ABOU BEN ADHEM (may his tribe increase!) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw within the moonlight in his room, Making it rich and like a lily in bloom, An angel writing in a book of gold: Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem bold, And to the presence in the room he said, "What writest thou?" The vision raised its head, And, with a look made of all sweet accord, Answered, "The names of those who love the Lord.
Page 55 - So stately his form, and so lovely her face, That never a hall such a galliard did grace ; While her mother did fret, and her father did fume, And the bridegroom stood dangling his bonnet and plume, And the bridemaidens whispered, "'Twere better by far To have matched our fair cousin with young Lochinvar.
Page 117 - When thou art gone, the solemn brood of care Plod on, and each one, as before, will chase His favorite phantom; yet all these shall leave Their mirth and their employments, and shall come And make their bed with thee. As the long train Of ages glide away, the sons of men — The youth in life's green spring, and he who goes In the full strength of years, matron, and maid, The bowed with age, the infant in the smiles And beauty of its innocent age cut off — Shall, one by one, be gathered to thy...
Page 59 - ... rim. Then I cast loose my buffcoat, each holster let fall, Shook off both my jack-boots, let go belt and all, Stood up in the stirrup, leaned, patted his ear, Called my Roland his pet-name, my horse without peer; Clapped my hands, laughed and sang, any noise, bad or good, Till at length into Aix Roland galloped and stood. And all I remember is, friends flocking round As I...
Page 31 - Both read the same Bible, and pray to the same God ; and each invokes his aid against the other. It may seem strange that any men should dare to ask a just God's assistance in wringing their bread from the sweat of other men's faces ; but let us judge not, that we be not judged. The prayers of both could not be answered— that of neither has been answered fully. The Almighty has his own purposes.
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