Progressive Readers: A Class Book for the Use of Advanced Pupils, in Public and Private Schools, Comprising a Very Large Selection of Lessons, a Treatise on the Principles of Elocution, and a Full Explanatory Index, Etc, Issue 5

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H.C.Peck, 1866
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Contents

Cincinnatus Oliver Goldsmith
78
Life Ret Henry Giles
79
What makes the Man Ret Hugh Stowell
81
Masset Gerald
84
The Omnipotence of Labor William Wirt
86
The Press James F Babcock
89
A True Hero Amonymout
91
The Glaciers Anonymous
94
Sun Stand thou still Rev Hknrt Giles
97
The Three Painters Mns Anna Letitia Barbauld
101
Gods Goodness Rev C U Spurgeon
103
Patience is Genius Anonymout
106
hare seen an end of all Perfec1 T Mrs Ltdia H Sigournet
109
Echoes Anonymous
112
God Inscrutablo R C Winthrop
115
National Intelligencer
117
Cicoros Oration against Catiline
121
After the Battlo of Lake Erie J T Headlet
123
Funerals of the Ancient Egyptians Charles Rollih
126
Linos
128
Jefferson nt Monticello William Wirt
129
Norton Miss J
132
Queen Isabella W H Prescott
135
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139
Combat between tho Horatii and _ _ _ r Oliver Goldsmith
142
On Light and Color j4iioymons
145
Tho Tropical Constellations Baron Humboldt
148
Death of Madame Roland Archibald Alison
151
Punishment of Morris the Spy Sir Walter Scott
154
Moral Obligation Rev Dr Wabdlaw
157
Usefulness of the Spider Anonymon
160
The Bible Anoiiymoat
163
BiDgcn on the Rhine
165
Relief of Lncknow
166
Gibraltar Anonymout
169
Visit to the Louvre Rev Henrt W Beecher
173
Close of the Eighteenth Century Archibald Alison
176
SO The Cataract of Lodore
178
Against the Force Bill John C Calhoun 17S 83 A Victim of the Bastile Anonymout 1S3 85 Character of Columbus Washington Irving
183
Tho Cloud
184
A Hjmn to the Flowers
185
Paulding J K 117
188
shoulders back and down The chest Trill thus be expanded breathing be free and full
192
XSON PAOB 87 Despise not Little Things Anonymous 190
193
Fewness of Books Rev John Todd
197
Indolence Dr Joseph Dennie
200
Volney Bcckner the Hero Sailor I Chambers
203
Principal Heathen Goddesses Baldwin
207
The Defence of Socrates
210
Happiness C C Colton
215
The Pilgrims Progress Rev W M Punshon
217
The Battle of Life Rev Hugh Stowell
220
Demosthenes David A Hahsha
223
Poe E A 421 471
225
Descent in a Parachute Charles Dickens
227
Adams and Jefferson H M Brackenridge
231
The Voice Dr Worthington Hooker
234
The Battle
236
The City of Bagdad Edward Gibbon
238
The Just Man Rev H Giles
241
US Afar in the Desert
243
Easter at Rome N P Willis
245
Cultivating the Imagination Rev James McCash
275
Pratt S J 474
282
The Combats of the Alphabet Samuel Maunder
284
From a Letter to the unknown Purchaser and next Occupant of N P Willis
288
Lord Rosses Telescopes Chambers
293
London
295
Speech against the American War Lord Chatham
297
15 The Pleasures of Science Lord Brougham
301
Mind and Heart in the Counte1 _ I Dr Worthington Hooker
305
The Pacific
308
Death of Lord Chatham David A Harsha
310
A Lady taking the Veil John Bell
314
Jugurtha in Prison
316
Pocahontas Rev Jared Sparks
317
Physical and Moral Beauty Horace Mann
321
Address to a Mummy
324
An Industrial Exhibition of In i
330
Sceocin a Vermont Winter
333
The Miseries of War Rev Robert Hall
335
Precepts and Examples Anthology
339
Napoleon and the Alps J S C Abbott
343
Burning Prairie Catlin
347
An aejful Discovery Wettmineter Review
352
ITL The Splendors of the Sea K P Willis
356
The Character of the Happy War
358
Tho World for Sale
370
The Lady of Duarts Vengeance
380
At the Hour of Death
382
1S3 On the Death of Princess Charlotte
389
84
397
The Lexington
405
Memories of Kindness
408
John Bo wring
411
A Childs
421
To the Memory of Lieut Henry
429
point of the breast at a distance of six or eight inches from it The voire will thus
431
Patrick Henry as a Speaker
435
Rollin McNeil
439
Kosciusko
445
Tho Gray Forest Eagle
449
Tho Bell of the Atlantic
455
A Leap for Life
457
A Vindication of Poetry
468
The BirdCatcher and his Canary
474
Warwick Castle
480
A World without Water
483
The Hill of Science
486
John James Audnbon
493
Hymn on the Seasons
497
trol The compass and quality of the voice depend upon It To secure this control
499
Trial of Warren Hastings
503
Goody Blake and Harry
507
March
511
John Dryden
514
fOETRT
518
Caesars Oner of Amnesty to Cato
524
Tho Young American
532
Burial of an Kmi
534
Tho Criminal
542
Rogers Samuel
550
Wardlaw Bev Dr 157
557

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