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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
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
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
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
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
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