Swinton's First [-sixth] Reader, Book 5

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Contents

The Imaginary Banquet
132
The Three Lives of Insects T W Harris
156
The Builders Longfellow
161
A Tragedy of the Sea Hugo 103
163
New England Weather Mark Twain 116
170
A Brilliant Geographical Contrast Ruskin
173
The Professor in Shafts Kellogg 17i
176
Deathbed of Washington Irving
181
Marvels of Ancient Life Arthur Nicol
186
S3 The Planting of the Apple Tree Bryant
191
BKi shazzars Feast Old Testament
195
Vision of Bklshazzar Byron
199
The Wisdom of Solomon Old Testament
203
The Blue and the Gray Finch
206
An Economical Project Franklin
210
Sunbeams and their Work Buckley
214
The River Path Whittier
218
The Country School Lowell
220
Abram and Zimri Clarence Cook
223
Going up in a Balloon Household Words W 50 Mr Winkle on Skates Dickens
232
Progress The Quiver
238
The Gulf Stream Maury
240
Passing Away Pierpont
244
A Dutch Governor Parti Irving
247
A Dutch Governor Part II
251
Contentment Holmes
255
The Stagecoach Dickens
258
Thf Stranger on the Sill T B Read
263
My First Geological Excursion Geikie 205
265
The Round of Life Chamberss Journal
270
The Footrall Match H C Adams
272
The Mean Side of Napoleons Char acter Emerson
278
Golden Thoughts
281
The Winds Kingsley
283
35 The Bells of Shandon Mahony
288
The Quicksand Hugo
290
Mr Oratorical Experience Hawthorne
294
A Discourse of Flowers Beecher
297
About Electricity Buckley
304
PROSE SELECTIONS 70 Shakespeare on Good Elocution Hamlet
315
Washingtons Sword and Franklins Staff J Q Adams
317
Patriotism Curtis
320
Veterans of the Battle of Bunker Hill Webster
321
A Picture of Dawn Everett
324
Story of John Maynard Gough
327
Address of Sergeant Buzfuz Dickens
329
The Crossing of the Rubicon Knowles
333
The Loss of the Arctic Beecher
356
True Eloquence Webster
360
Mrs Caudles Views on Masonry jerrold
361
Speech against the American War Chatham
363
An Appeal to Arms Part I Henry
365
An Appeal to Arms Part II
368
Christian Citizenship W Phillips
369
Washington C Phillips
371
Emmets Last Speech Part I
373
Emmets Last Speech Part II
376
The Blind Preacher Wirt
378
Liberty and Union Webster
381
Americas Obligations to England Barr
382
n POETICAL SELECTIONS 99 Kino Canute Thackeray
385
The Height of the Ridiculous Holmes
389
The Old Continentals McMaster
390
Binoen on the Rhine Norton
393
Love of Country Scott
396
The German Fatherland Arndt
397
The Eve before Waterloo Byron
398
The Blind Men and the Elephant Saxe
401
Ring Out Wild Bells Tennyson
403
The Wine Cup Stoddard
404
Douglas and Marmion Scott
409
Saint Jonathan Saxe
411
The Raven Poe
414
Apostrophe to the Ocean Byron
419
Tell Me Ye Winged Winds Mackay
422
Helps to Read Byrom
424
Mark Antonys Address Shakespeare
425
William Tell to his Native Mountains Knowles
430
The Graves of a Household Hemans
432
The Burial of Moses Alexander
434
False Deference to Wealth Khemnitzer
437
The Sono of the Shirt Hood
439
The Barons Last Banquet Greene
443
The Comet Holmes
446
A Visit from St Nicholas C C Moore
449
The Razor Seller Wolcott
451
Piano Music
452
The Countryman and the Lawyer Horace Smith
454
Rienzi to the Romans Mitford
456
Home Montgomery
458
St Philip Neri and the Youth Byrom
459
Analysis of Latin Derivatives
461
Phonic Chart
479

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