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162. Society the Great Educator..

.Orville Dewey. 505

163. The Schoolmaster and the Conqueror..... Henry Brougham. 507

164. Intellectual Power.....

..James H. Hammond. 509

165. Moral Progress of the American People. ... Wm. H. Seward. 511

SECTION XXXII..

515

168. Hymns.

.Henry Ward Beecher. 521

SECTION XXXIII.

532

173. Select Passages in Prose

535

1. Evidence of a Creator-Tillotson. II. Nature Pro-

claims a Deity-Chateaubriand. III. The Unbeliever-

Chalmers. IV. Blessings of Religious Faith-Davy.

SECTION XXXIV..

543

175. The Poet....

.H. B. Wallace. 543

177. The Influence of Poetry.

William E. Channing. 547

SECTION XXXVII.....

575

186. Milton-Part First.

Thomas Babbington Macaulay. 575

187. Milton-Part Second.

577

SECTION XXXVIII....

583

191. The Knocking at the Gate, in Macbeth. . Thomas de Quincey. 587

SECTION XXXIX......

590

193. Omnipresence and Omniscience of God... Addison, 593

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II. PIECES IN VERSE.

PAGE

SECTION I..........

77

2. Hymn to the Seasons..

.James Thomson. 81

SECTION II.....

85

4. Now,

.Charles Mackay. 87

SECTION III...

97

8 Sabbath Morning.

James Grahame. 97

12 An Old Haunt..

105

SECTION V......

129

20. Thanatopsis..

William Cullen Bryant. 129

21. Euthanasia..

Willis Gaylord Clark. 132

24. Lines Relating to Curran's Daughter. Thomas Moore 139

25. The Bridge of Sighs....

... Thomas Hood. 140

26. Select Passages in Verse..

142

I. Succession of Human Beings. II. Death of the Young

and Fair. III. A Lady Drowned-Proctor. IV. Life of

Man-Beaumont. V. Coronach-Scott. VI. Immortal.

ity-R. H. Dana.

SECTION VI.......

147

28. Fuller's Bird.

.Bryan Walter Proctor. 147

30. Bingen on the Rhine.

Mrs. Caroline Norton. 150

32. Battle of Warsaw..

Thomas Campbell. 155

34. The Happy Warrior....

William Wordsworth. 160

35. The Conqueror's Grave...

William Cullen Bryant. 162

SECTION VII.....

164

36. Destiny of America..

. George Berkeley. 164

40. The Revolutionary Rising..

Thomas Buchanan Read. 172

41. The Settler......

... Albert B. Street. 174

42. The Star-Spangled Banner.

.Francis Scott Key. 177

43. The American Flag....

Joseph Rodman Drake. 178

SECTION VIII.......

180

47. The Deserted Village-Part First. Oliver Goldsmith. 185

48. The Deserted Village-Part Second....

189

49. The Deserted Village-Part Third.....

192

SECTION IX......

198

50. The Power of Art...

. Charles Sprague. 198

52. Address to the Indolent..

James Thompson. 202

SECTION XII.....

230

62. Language..

.Oliver Wendell Holmes. 232

65. From the Essay on Criticism.

Alexander Pope. 240

SECTION XIII.....

247

68. Lord Byron.....

. Robert Pollok. 249

69. Midnight—The Coliseum.

.Lord Byron. 253

71. The Dying Gladiator..

..Lord Byron. 256

SECTION XIV...

257

75. Darkness.

.Lord Byron. 267

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SECTION XV.

275

80. The Pilgrim's Vision.

..Oliver Wendell Holmes. 282

81. The Rock of the Pilgrims.

George P. Morris. 283

83. The Graves of the Patriots..

.James Gates Percival. 287

84. Antiquity of Freedom..

William Cullen Bryant. 289

SECTION XVI....

293

86. The Inquiry

.Charles Mackay. 293

88. Pass On, Relentless World.

George Lunt. 295

89. The World for Sale...

Rev. Ralph Hoyt. 297

91. Passing Away..

.Red. John Pierpont. 301

SECTION XVII.....

304

94. The Baron's Last Banquet.

Albert G. Greene. 307

95. Bernardo del Carpio..

Mrs. Felicia Hemans. 309

SECTION XVIII......

313

97. The Annoyer.

.Nathaniel Parker Willis. 313

98. The Palm and the Pine.

.Bayard Taylor. 315

99. Fair Ines.....

Thomas Hood. 317

100. Love..

. Samuel Taylor Coleridge. 318

101. Lady Clare..

.Alfred Tennyson. 321

102. Maud Muller....

John Greenleaf Whittier. 324

103. The Dream-Part First.

Lord Byron. 327

104. The Dream-Part Second..

330

SECTION XIX.....

338

106. A Great Man Departed.

338

SECTION XX.....

350

112. Procrastination..

Eduard Young. 350

114. Ode to Adversity..

Thomas Gray. 355

SECTION XXI.....

359

118. Parrhasius and the Captive.......Nathaniel Parker Willis. 365

SECTION XXIII.....

390

125. Select Passages in Verse.

390

I. Patriotism-Scott. II. Ambition-Byron. III. Indepen-

dence–Thomson. IV. The Captive's Dream-Mrs. F.

Hemans. V. William Tell-Bryant. VI. Tell of Swit-

zerland-Knowles. VII. How Sleep the Brave-Collins.

VIII. The Greeks at Thermopylæ-Byron.

126. Greece...

.Lord Byron. 394

127. Song of the Greeks, 1822.

Thomas Campbell. 396

128. Marco Bozzaris..

Fitz-Greene Halleck. 398

SECTION XXIV.....

400

129. The Closing Year.

George D. Prentice. 400

131. The Holy Dead..

.Mrs. L. H. Sigourney. 405

134. Elegy in a Country Church-Yard.

Thomas Gray. 414

SECTION XXV...

417

135. The Phantom Ship

417

136. The Drowned Mariner

Elizabeth Oakes Smith. 419

137. The Diver...

. Schiller. 422

138. Morte d'Arthur.....

..Alfred Tennyson. 426

139. The Skeleton in Armor.

.H. W. Longfellow. 434

SECTION XXVII....

450

144. A Forest Nook..

. Albert B. Street. 450

146. God's First Temples...

William Cullen Bryant. 455

148. Morning Hymn to Blanc. ... Samuel Taylor Coleridge. 461

150. Alpine Scenery..

.Lord Byron. 466

SECTION XXVIII....

469

151. Select Passages in Verse.

469

I. Early Dawn-Shelley. II. Daybreak-Longfellow. III.

Daybreak-Shelley. IV. Sunrise in South America-

Bowler. V. Dawn-Willis. VI. Morning-Milton. VII.

Morning on the Rhine-Bowles. VIII. Morning Sounds

-Beattie. IX. Early Rising-Hurdis.

152. Select Passages in Verse....

473

I. Invocation to Night-J. F. Hollings. II. A Twilight

Picture-Whittier. III. Evening-Croly. IV. Night-

Coleridge. V. Night at Corinth-Byron. VI. A Sum.

mer's Night-Bailey. VII. Night and Death- White.

VIII. Night-Shelley. IX. The Moon-Charlotte Smith.

X. The Stars-Darwin.

SECTION XXIX....

479

153. Lochinvar's Ride..

.Sir Walter Scott. 479

154. The King of Denmark's Ride... Mrs. Caroline Norton. 480

155. Sheridan's Ride......

Thomas Buchanan Read. 482

156. The Ride from Ghent to Aix..

Robert Browning. 483

SECTION XXXII.....

515

166. To a Skylark..

.Percy B. Shelley. 515

167. Select Passages in Verse.....

518

I. Voice of the Wind-Henry Taylor. II. Ministrations of

Nature-Coleridge. III. Moonlight-Shakspeare.

IV.

The Bells of Ostend-Bowles. V. Music-Shakspeare.

VI. Music-Shelley. VII. Pastoral Music-Byron.

169. The Passions...

William Collins. 524

170. Alexander's Feast.

..John Dryden. 527

SECTION XXXIII.......

532

171. Hamlet's Soliloquy.

William Shakspeare. 532

172, Cato’s Soliloquy.

Joseph Addison. 533

174. Intimations of Immortality.

William Wordsworth. 537

SECTION XXXIV..

543

176. To the Spirit of Poetry.

.Francis 8. Osgood. 544

178. To the Poet.

William Cullen Bryant. 549

SECTION XXXV....

551

179, The Bells...

Edgar A. Poe. 551

180. The Cry of the Human.

Elizabeth B. Browning. 555

181. The Raven.

.Edgar A. Poe. 558

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