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CONTENTS.

SECTION 1. Listorical and Geographical.

1. The Burial of Sir John Moore

Rev. C. Wolfe 2. Boadicea, an Ode . Con per

2. Boadicea, an Of Hohenlinden.11.

"26. Battle of Waterloo · · Buron

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Campbell 4. Thermopylæ . G. W. Dodne 5. King Canute Bernard Barton 6. The Curfew-Song of England

Mrs. Hemans 7. Inscription for a Column at

Runnemede . Akenside 8. The Battle of Blenheim Southey 9. The Pilgrim Fathers Pierpont 10. The Grave of the Indian Chief

Perciial 11. Indian Names L. H. Sigourney 12. Casabianca . . Mrs. Hemans 13. Hellvellyn. , Sir W. Scott 14. Verses on Alexander Selkirk

Coper 15. The Laplander

Conder 16. A Voyage to India . Milton 17. Address to the Mummy in Bel

zoni's Exhibition Horace Smith 18. The Battle of the League . .

Macaulay 19. The Armada .Macaulay 20. A Voyage round the World

Montgomery 21. The Northern Seas Anonymous 22. The Downfall of Poland ..

Campbe 23. The Dying Gladiator · Byron

Page °1 24. Loch-na-garr ... Byron 39 25. Lines on the departure of Emigrants for New South Wales

Campbell 41 26. Battle of the Baltic . Campbell 44 6 27. Field of Waterloo . . Byron 47

28. Ancient Greece. . . Byron
29. The Plain of Marathon Byron
30. America to Great Britain . .

W. Allston 1131. To Brother Jonathan Tupper

32. Song of the Greek Bard Byron

33. The Death of Napoleon . . . 15

Mc Lellan 34. Patriotic Effusion to Britain

Montgomery 1835. Stanzas on the threatened Inva

sion . . . . Campbell 36. Nelson

. . Scott 37. Sir Patrick Spence Anonymous 65 38. The Battle of Killiecrankie. .

Aytoun 39. English Rivers. . . Milton 70 40. The Excommunication of the Cid

Lockhart 41. The Warden of the Cinque Ports 72

Longfellow 3142. The Fall of Wolsey Shakspheare 74 43, He Never Smiled Again ... 75

Mrs. Iemans 36 44. Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers 77

Mrs. Hemans 38

SECTION II.
Home and Conntry.

1. The Homes of England . . .

Mrs. Hemans 2. Love of England . . Cowper 3. The Name of England. . .

Mrs. Hemans 4. England's Dead Mrs. Hemans 5. Love of Country Sir Walter Scott

79 6. Bruce to his Army . Burns 86

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7. The Cliffs of Dover Mrs. Hemans 87 80 | 8. Men of England . . Campbell 88 82 9. Greatmen have been among

us . . . . Wordsworth 83 10. England's Oak Bernard Barton 90 85 85 11. Home Joys

11. Home Joys . . . Bowling

DE MORGAN, AUGUSTUS, Esq., A.M., Professor of Mataematics, London

University. •DoDD, GEORGE, Esq.

Ellis, WILLIAM, Esq. *FRANKLAND, Dr., Professor of Chemistry in Owen's College, Manchester. GLAISHER, JAMES, Esq., F.R.S., Superintendent of the Meteorological

Department, Royal Observatory, Greenwich. *HALL, L., Esq., F.S.B.A. Hill, Rev. JAMES, AM., F.R.A.S., Head Master of the Royal Naval Upper

School, Greenwich Hospital. *HUGHES, EDWARD, Esq., F.R.A.S. Hunt, Robert, Esq., F.R.S., Keeper of Mining Records, Museum of

Practical Geology, Jermyn Street. JAMESON, Mrs. * JONES, OWEN, Esq., F.S.B.A. *JUKES, J. BEETE, Esq., F.R.S., Director of the Geological Survey, Ordnance

Department, Ireland. * LANKESTER, Dr., F.R.S. Professor of Natural History, New College, St.

John's Wood. *LATHAM, Dr. ROBERT GORDON, F.R.S. *LEGREW, JAMES, Esq. MACADAM, J., Esq., Secretary of the Royal Flax Society, Belfast. *MAIN, Rev. ROBERT, M.A., F.R.A.S., First Assistant in the Royal Observa

tory, Greenwich. *MANN, Dr. JAMES, F.R.A.S. *MITCHELL, Rev. M., A.M., one of Her Majesty's Inspectors of Schools. *PATTERSON, ROBERT, Esq., President of the Natural History Society, Belfast. *PLAYFAIR, Dr. LYON, C.B., Secretary to the Department of Science and

Art," Board of Trade. *PURCELL, EDWARD, Esq., A.B. *REID, Hugo, Esq., RIDDLE, JOHN, Esq., F.R.A.S., Head Master of the Nautical School,

Greenwich Hospital. *Robinson, J. C., Esq., Curator of the Museum, Marlborough House, Pall

Mall, *Shaw, GEORGE, Esq., F.G.S., Professor of Chemistry, Queen's College,

Birmingham. *SMYTH, WÄRINGTON, Esq., F.R.S., Professor of Mineralogy, Museum of Prac

tical Geology, Jermyn Street. *STOCQUELER, J. H., Esq., Professor of Military Engineering.

SUTHERLAND, Dr., Board of Health. *TYNDALL, Dr John, F.R.S., Professor of Natural Philosophy, Royal Insti

tution, Albemarle Street. WALKER, Captain, R.N. *WALKER, CHARLES V., Electric Engineer, South Eastern Railway. *WALSH, R. H., Esq., LL.D... Professor of Political Economy, Trinity College,

Dublin. *WHITE, JAMES SEWELL, Esq. *WORNUM, R. N., Esq., Keeper and Secretary, National Gallery. *WYATT, M. Digby, Esq., R.A.

The names of the Contributors are a sufficient guarantee that the matter of the books will be of the highest class; and the Editor's experience enables him to promise that the form in which the various articles are presented shall be suitable for general instruction.

London ; LONGMAN, BROWN, GREEN, and LONGMANS.

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AN ETYMOLOGICAL APPENDIX OF GREEK, LATIN,

AND SAXON ROOTS.

For the Use of Schools and Private Reading:

BY

EDWARD HUGHES,

F.R.A.S., F.R.G.S.,
ASSOCIATE OF THE INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS,
IBAD MASTER OP TIE ROYAL NAVAL LOWER SCHOOL, GREENWICH HOSPITAL.

"The very essence of Poetry is, that it cxalts and ennobles us, and puts us into a higher state of mind than that which we are commonly living in."

DR. ARNOLD.

FIFTH EDITION, GREATLY ENLARGED.

LONDON: LONGMAN, BROWN, GREEN, & LONGMANS, EDINBURGH: A. & C. BLACK. DUBLIN: HODGES & SMITH.

1856.

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ADVERTISEMENT

THE Poems that are inserted in this volume are, for the most part, selections and not extracts. Of the educational value of extracts from the larger works of our great poets, the Editor has no mean opinion ; but for bringing out the feeling of admiration and the love of the beautiful-which he conceives to be the main purpose of Poetry-he has always found that entire pieces were more efficient than detached extracts.'

The leading peculiarity of this volume is the plan of introducing every poem with a prose piece. It is hardly to be expected that in selecting introductions for two or three hundred pieces the Editor has in all cases chosen the most appropriate; but still he indulges the hope that in a majority of instances he shall be found to have done so.

To a considerable number of the poems there are questions subjoined, principally with the view of directing the attention of the student to the more diffi

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