Analytical Fourth [-sixth] Reader: Containing Practical Directions for Reading ... Designed for the Use of Classes in Common Schools

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Taintor & Company, 1867 - 264 pages
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Contents

Character of Caesar
56
General Warrens Address
58
Ode to the Passions
59
Practical Suggestions
64
The Use of Books fob Reference
65
The Gray Old Man of the Mountain Harry Hibbard
67
Analysis of the same
68
Adventure with a Buffalo William J Snelling
74
The Childrens Hour H W Longfellow
78
Oliver Cromwell Charles Dickens
79
England under Charles II Charles Dickens
82
The Boys Oliver W Holmes
85
The Spread of Christianity W H Milburn
87
The Heritage J R Lowell
91
Analysis of the same
93
Irritability Mrs H B Stowe
97
The Same Subject Continued
102
The Same Subject Concluded
105
Our Oldest Friend 0 W Holmes
108
A Cheerful Temper William Adams
110
Over the River Miss Nancy A W Priest
112
The Village Preacher Oliver Goldsmith
114
Character of Abraham Lincoln
115
Washington Eliza Cook
120
Analysis of the same
122
Sympathy for Greece Henry Clay
125
The Stripes and The Stars Mm Edna Dean Proctor
129
Eli Whitney Horace Greeley
130
The Deacons Masterpiece O W Holmes
134
Travel Siddons
138
The Lyre Milton Ward
141
The Social Meeting O W Holmes
143
The Goblet of Life 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 Clay
171
Gods Judgment on a Wicked Bishop Robert Southey
174
We Cherish the Memory of our Honored Dead Edward Everett
177
BeplytoHayne Daniel Webster 147
181
S3 The Veto Power H Clay
182
The Poor Voter on Election day J G Whittier
185
Responsibility of a Representative Edmund Burke
186
The Same Subject Continued
189
The Eve of Election J G Whittier
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 Whittier
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 S A Douglas
231
The Roman Twins A J II Dvganne
233
A Tribute to Abraham Lincoln J R Lowell
234
or a Leap for Life G P Morris
237
Our Heroes Living and Dead George Putnam
257
Through Death to Life Henry Harbaugh
260
KKRCISB PAOB 63 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 Hemans
276
An Impressive Scene David P Page
277
Bring Flowers Mrs F Hemans
281
remember I remember Thomas Hood
283
God Creates no Broken Forms Hugh Miller
284
Burn of Eathie Hugh Miller
288
An Order for a Picture Atlantic Monthly
291
Shallow Sea in Scotland Hugh Miller
294
Ichthyolitic Bed? Hugh Miller
296
Greatness of Shakspearo Colbert
299
The Heritage of Culture
301
The Burial of Sir John Moore Charles Wolfe
304
Virtue to be Loved and Sought for Itself Cicero
306
The Burial of Moses Anonymous
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 821
323
Scenes from the Merchant of Venice Shahspeare
325
Declaration of Independence
340
Not on the BattleField John Pierpont
344
Mexico Atlantic Monthly
347
A Fight with a Bear E K Kane 851
354
Summer J R Lowell 856
358
The Song of the Shirt Thomas Hood 862
365
Hats O W Holmes
368
Old Age O W Holmes
370
The Patriots Elysium James Montgomery
373
A Painful Incident at Sea C G FeUon
374
Medieval Armor C C Felton
376
Moral Rectitude Essential to the Citizen If Bateman
378
Our Schools must impart Moral Culture N Bateman
381
EXERCISE FAGBj 108 Approaching the Alps C C Felton 886
386
Hohenlinden Thomas Campbell 888
388
Presentation to a King and Queen C C 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 True Teacher J G Holland
402
The Moral Dignity of the Educational Profession W E Clumning
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
touthisStrong 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 the Olden Times Francis Hopkinson
431
Sheridans Ride T B Read
436

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