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EXERCISE.

1. The Gray Old Man of the Mountain...... Harry Hibbard ..........

Analysis of the same,......

2. Adventure with a Buffalo,.............. William J. Snelling ..... 74

3. The Children's Hour, ..................H. W. Longj ellow......

4. Oliver Cromwell,......... ........ Charles Dickens .........

5. England under Charles II.,.... ...... Charles Dickens........

6. The Boys,...........

...... Oliver W. Holmes......

7. The Spread of Christianity,

W. H. Milburn...

8. The Heritage, .................. .......J. R. Lowell..........

Analysis of the same, ..................................

9. Irritability,.........................

............ Mrs. H. B. Stowe .......

10. The Same Subject Continued, ...........

102

11. The Same Subject Concluded,...........

12. Our Oldest Friend,......... .......0. W. Holmes.......... 108

13. A Cheerful Temper, .................... William Adams........

14. Over the River, ........................ Miss Nancy A. W. Priest. 112

15. The Village Preacher,.................. Oliver Goldsmith....... 114

16. Character of Abraham Lincoln,.................... ............ 115

The Grave of Lincoln,................. Miss Edna Dean Proctor. 120

Analysis of the same,.....

.......... 122

18. Sympathy for Greece, .......... ........ Henry Clay............. 125

19. The Stripes and The Stars, ............. Miss Elna Dean Proctor.

20. Eli Whitney,............ ........ Horace Greeley ..........

21. The Deacon's Masterpiece..............0. W. Holmes..........

22. Travel,.....................

.......J. H. Siddons .........

23. The Lyre,...............

..Milton Ward........... 141

24. The Social Meeting, ..................

........0. W. Holmes ..........

25. Reply to Hayne,.......... ........Daniel Webster .........

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Analysis of the same,......

.. 149

26. The Goblet of Life, ....................H, W. Longfellow ....... 155

27. Unfinished Problems of the Universe, ...0. M. Mitchel........ ... 158

28. The Comet,.......... ........ Thomas Hood.........

.... 160

Analysis of the same,..................

29. Providence in War..................... S. D. Burchard .......

30. Military Insubordination,..............H. Clay..............

31. God's Judgment on a Wicked Bishop,... Robert Southey .......

32. We Cherish the Memory of our Honored

Dead,..............................Edward L

............ Edward Everett ......... 177

33. The Veto Power, ......................H. Clay..............

34. The Poor Voter on Election day,........J. G. Whittier........

35. Responsibility of a Representative,...... Edmund Burke.......

The Same Subject Continued, ................................

37. The Eve of Election,....... .........J. G. Whittier........

38. An Oration on La Fayette,.............. Charles Sumner.......

39. The Battle of Bunker Hill,..............F. S. Cozzens.......

40. Proclamation on Nullification,.......... Andrew Jackson.... 202

41. The Same Subject Continued,............

205

42. Last Inaugural of Lincoln,......

........ 208

43. The Inchcape Rock,............ ...... Robert Southey...... ... 211

44. “Doleful Evils" of the Press, .... ...... Andrew Marvell......

45. Barbara Frietchie,......... .........J. G. Whittier.........

46. Trial of Warren Hastings,.............. T. B. Macaulay.......

.... 217

Analysis of the same,...................

47. Invocation to Light,...................John Milton...........

48. The Pretext of Rebellion, ..............S. A. Douglas..........

49. No Neutrals : Only Patriots and Traitors, S. A. Douglas.......... 231

50. The Roman Twins,.................... A. J. H. Duganne....... 233

51. A Tribute to Abrabam Lincoln,.........J. R. Lowell............

52. The Main Truck: or, a Leap for Life,....G. P. Morris...........

53. Passage of the Potomac through the

Blue Ridge, ......................... Thomas Jefferson........

54. Influence of Slavery,................... Thomas Jefferson......

55. Christian in Doubting Castle,...........John Bunyan........... 241

56. The Same Subject Continued, ................................

57. Rock Me to Sleep,..................... Anonymous.............

58. We should not Despisc Small Begin-

nings,............... ........ Anonymous ............ 249

59. Farewell Address, ..................... George Washington.....

60. War Better than a False Peace, .........Mrs. E. B. Browning.... 255

61. Our Heroes, Living and Dead,.......... George Putnam......... 257

62. Through Death to Life,.................IIenry Harbaugh........ 260

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63. Geologic Proofs that the Earth is Old,.. Hugh Miller.........

64. The Same Subject Continued,.........................

257

65. Bachelor's Hall,............ ........ Anonymous .......

66. Ends to be Attained by Education,..... Horace Mann....... 269

67. The Same Subject Continued,...............

68. The Hour of Prayer, .................. Mrs. F. Hemans ...... .. 276

69. An Impressive Scene,.................David P. Page........ .. 277

70. Bring Flowers,....................... Mrs. F. Hemans........

71. I remember, I remember, ............. Thomas Hood......... .. 283

72. God Creates no Broken Forms,......... Hugh Miller.......... ... 284

73. Burn of Eathie,...................... Hugh Miller...........

... 288 L

74. An Order for a Picture,............... Atlantic Monthly.......

75. Shallow Sea in Scotland, .............. Hugh Miller..........

294

76. Ichthyolitic Beds,..................... Hugh Miller.......... ... 2964

77. Destruction of Ancient Fishes, .........Hugh Miller.......... 298 L

78. The Heritage of Culture,...................................

79. The Burial of Sir John Moore,......... Charles Wolfe....... 304

80. Virtue to be Loved and Sought for Itself, Cicero................ 306

81. The Burial of Moses, .................. Anonymous..........

....... 307

82. The Dying Christian to his Soul,....... A. Pope............

.. 310

83. Historic Doubts, ......... ........ Richard Whately... ... 311

84. The Same Subject Continued, .............

... 314

85. The Same Subject Concluded, .............

318

86. The Conqueror's Grave,............... W. C. Bryant.........

87. Invective against Catiline,............. Cicero...........

88. Scenes from the Merchant of Venice,... Shakspeare........

89. Scenes from the Merchant of Venice,... Shakspeare...... 331

90. Declaration of Independence,

340

91. Not on the Battle-Field,...............John Pierpont...... 344

92. Mexico,..........

......... Atlantic Monthly...

93. A Fight with a Bear,........... ........E. K. Kane..........

94. Winter, ..................

.....J. R. Lowell...........

95. Summer, ................. ......J. R. Lowell............

... 356

96. A Bee Hunt,......

.... Washington Irving ..... 358

97. The Song of the Shirt,... .... Thomas Hood........... 362

98. The Borrowed Umbrella, .... ...... Douglas Jerrold......... 365

99. Hats,.........................

......0. W. Holmes.......... 368

100. Old Age,.....................

......0, W Holmes.........

... 370

101. The Patriot's Elysium, ................ James Montgomery...... 373

102. A Painful Incident at Sea,.............C. C. Felton..........

103. Mediæval Armor,.....................C. C. Felton............

104. Moral Rectitude Essential to the Citizen, N. Bateman ..........

105. Our Schools must impart Moral Culture, N. Bateman ............ 381

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