The American Common-school Reader and Speaker: Being a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, with Rules for Reading and Speaking (Google eBook)

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C. Tappan, 1844 - Readers - 428 pages
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Contents

The American Eagle C W Thomson
133
The Last Evening before Eternity J A Hillhouse
135
Character of Jesus S C Thacher
136
Woman Miss C E Brechrr
138
The Treadmill Song O W Holmes
140
Darkness Byron
141
God Derzhavin
143
Niagara Mrs Sigournry
146
The United States G Bancropt
147
Wouter Van Twiller Washington Irvino
149
Invocation of Mirth Milton
151
Marco Bozzaris F G Hallecr
152
Waterloo Byron
154
Prussian Battle Hymn Korner
156
Bernardo del Carpio Mrs Hemans
157
William Kieft Washington Irvino
160
Palmyra William Warb
161
Beauties of Nature Samuel G Howe
162
An Interesting Adventure William J Snellino
163
Thoughts on Politeness Geo S Hillard
166
Same Subject concluded Id
167
Cottage on the Swiss Alps Bucrminster
168
Peter Stuyvesant Washington Irvino
169
Ode on Art Charles Sprague
171
Robert Burns F G Hallecr
172
The Future Life W C Brvant
174
The Spirit of Poetry H W Longpellow
175
The Soldiers Widow N P Willis
176
The Sicilian Vespers J G Whittier
177
Mexican Mythology Wm H Prescott
178
The true Greatness of our Country W B Seward
180
Zenobias Ambition William Ware
181
Trials of the Post and the Scholar Geo S Hillard
183
The Yankees Samuel Kettel
184
Custom of Whitewashing Francis Hoprinson
185
Same Subject continued Id
187
Same Subject concluded Id
188
The Force of Curiosity Charles Sprague
191
The Winds W C Brvant
193
Daybreak Richard H Dana Sen
194
The Light of Home Mrs J Hale
196
A Psalm of Life H W Longpellow
197
To the Condor N e F Ellet
198
A Child carried away by an Eagle Professor Wilson
199
Same Subject concluded Id
201
Scene at the Dedication of a Heathen Temple William Wars
204
Same Subject continued Id
206
Hamilton and Jay Dr Hawrs
207
Adams and Jefferson Daniel Werster
209
The Destiny of our Republic G S Hillard
211
Posthumous Influence of the Wise and Good Andrews Norton
212
Look Aloft J Lawrence Jr
213
Ode on War Wm H Burleigh
214
The Last Days of Autumn Henry Picrering
215
Man N Y Evening Post
216
Passage down the Ohio Jamrs K Pauldino
217
Spirit of Beauty Rupus Dawes
218
Education of Females Joseph Story
219
The Voices of ine Dead Orville Dewey
221
Incitements to American Intellect G S Hillard
222
Importance of Knowledge to the Mechanic G B Emerson
224
Macer preaching on the steps of the Capitol at Rome William Warr
226
Death a sublime and universal Moralist Jarrd Sparrs
228
Love and Fame H T Ttorerman
232
Lamenlalion of Rebecca the Jewess G Lunt
234
Two Hundred Years Ago Grenville Mellrn
235
The Stage Charlrs Sprague
237
The BurialPlace at Laurel Hill W G Clarr
238
The Good Wife Georoe W Burnap
239
A Good Daughter J G Palprey 210
240
Religion the Guardian of the Soul Orvili e Dewey 211
242
Study of Human Nature essential to a Teacher G B 1 mp rson
243
Education Dr Humphrey J o 119 PtflfSITof Science Edward I vsrett
246
Purpose of the BunkerHill Monument Daniel Werster
247
The American Flag J R Drare
248
Greece in 1820 J G Broors
250
The Wild Boy Charles West Thomson
252
The Cure of Melancholy Carlos Wilcox
253
My Native Village John H Bryant
254
The Press Joseph T Bucringham
255
The Novel Reader Charlrs Sprague
274
Character of Julius Cffisar novles 27o 143 A Republican SchoolRoom A I Iuzzey
280
The Dream of Clarence Shakspmn 22
282
Now England Freedom and Enterprise Josiah Quincy 2 34
285
Scene from Marino Faliero Bynm
287
The Rich Mans Son and the Poor Mans Son J R Lowell
290
New Englands Dead Isaac M Lellan Jr
291
The Graves of the Patriots p Percival
293
Truth H W Longpellow
294
153 The First Settlers in New Hampshire N A Haven
295
54 Scrooge and Marley Charles Dtckau
300
The Settlers of Connecticut CHan Kent
302
Benefits of Colleiate Education John Sergeant
303
Our Control over our Physical Wellbeing Horace Mann
306
Scene from Henry IV Shakapean
307
Extract from an Address delivered at Chapel Hill William Gaston
311
The Lyre Milton Ward
312
162 Polish War Song James G Percival
314
Belshazzar cv gj 164 Elijahs Interview Thomas Campbell 31
315
Dame Natures Charms J? LD0E
316
Night in Eden Mr E H Evans 3 8
319
Melancholv Fate of the Indians Joseph Story 32 1
320
Edmund Burke A H Everett
322
National SelfReepect Beman
323
Internal Improvement J O Calhoun
326
It of the Opposition Henry Cla y
327
j Creator F Fmtlan
328
Cresceutius _ Af andon
329
Lmsom Pxaa 177 The Una Major Henry Ware Ja
331
The Fate of Tyranny Maaon
335
The Downfall of Poland Tlumat Campbell
339
Napoleon Bonaparte Uhannino
340
The Thunder Storm Washington Irving
342
Classical Learning Joseph Story
343
The BunkerHill Monument Daniel Werster 34
345
Appeal in Favor of the Union James Madison
346
France and England John C Calhoun
348
Appeal for Ireland Henry Clay 330
350
Loss of National Character President Maxcy
351
Lafayette and Napoleon E Everett
352
The Vision of Liberty Henry Ware Je
354
Sliakspeare Charles Spraoue
356
Speech of Rienzi to the Romans Miss Mitford
357
Same Subject Thomas Moore
359
Gustavus Vasa to the Swedes Brooke
360
A Field of Battle Shelley
361
Resistance to Oppression Patricr Henry
362
Duties of American Citizens Levi Woodrury
364
Political Corruption Geo MDuppie
366
Intelligence necessary to perpetuate Independence Judge Dawes
367
South American Republics Daniel Werster
368
Excellence of the Holy Scriptures Bealtie
370
Sir Anthony Absolute and Captain Absolute Sheridan
372
Antonys Address to the Roman Populace Shakepeare
375
The Victor Angels Milton
377
Impressment of American Seamen Henry Clay
378
New Enelaml what is she J Tristam Buroes
379
Parly Spirit William Gaston
381
Restless Spirit of Man Wilrur Fisr 333
383
Free Institutions favorable to Literature Edward Everett
390
The Study of Elocution necessary for a Preacher Paop Parr
391
Relief of Revolutionary Officers MAktin Van Buren
393
Rapacity and Barbarity of a British Soldiery Wm Livingston
394
Free Navigation of the Mississippi Gocvrrneur Morris
395
Our Duties to our Country Daniel Werster
397
England and the United States b Everett
399
Massachusetts and New York Gov Seward
402
The Bible Thos S Grimrr
404
Fate of Montezuma Wm H Prescott
405
Scenery about Hassen Cleaver Hills John A Clarr
407
The Treasure that Waxeth not Old D Huntington
409
The Youns Mariners Dream Dimond
410
Gustavus Vasa and Cristiern Brooke
411
Tamerlane and Bajazet Route
414
An Independent Judiciary James A Bayard
417
Memorials of Washington and Franklin J Q Adams
419
Dialogue from Henry IT Shaktpeare
421
The Love ofTrulh Georor Putnam
424
Energy of the Will Thomas C Upham
426
The Scholars Mission Gsoroe Putnam
427

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