The Speaker's Garland: Comprising 100 Choice Selections ...

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Contents

Aunt Patiences Doughnuts
93
Knights Vow The J Beaufoy Lane xxii
96
At the StampWindow
112
Total Annihilation
115
Treadwater
122
Bear Butte Mountain
128
Behind Time
133
Fra Giacomo Robert Buchanan xxiv
141
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145
From Hand to Mouth xxiv
150
First Cloud The xxiv
158
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Give Thanks for What ? W H Croffut xxi
178
Little Shoes Did it
183
Telegraphic Signal
185
Ben Hafed
191
Gold Thomas Hood xxi
200
Best Sewing Machine
203
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6
CurtainFixture
7
Give us a Call xxii
14
Disturbance in Church
19
100 Choice Selections contained
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7
Dame Fredegonde
25
Ballad of the Shamrock The Fitz James OBrien xxii 16
28
Lucky Horseshoe
30
Tilghmans Ride Howard Pyle xxi
42
Trouble in the Amen Corner
50
Lottie Dougherty
52
Tramps Story
55
Deacons Courtship
58
Price of a Drink
60
LoveKnot
64
Big Ben Bolton
78
Dead Doll
82
Grandmothers Serion Ellen A Jewett xxii 15
89
Ghebers Bloody Glen The Thomas Moore xxii 97
97
De Sperience ob de Rebrend Quacko Strong
111
Little Bessie
122
Dond feel too Big
127
Lasca
128
Neglected Call
134
Fading Leaf
137
Temperance Echo
141
Nola Kozmo
144
No Smoking Allowed J H Bailey xxii
156
Glance Backward A Mary E Blanchard xxii 157
157
How Tims Prayer was Answered
167
Ballad of Capri
174
How a Widow Mourned
176
Dead SoldierBoy
178
Not Guilty
183
There are Nope
193
Just Retribution
201
Arst page of Contents
6
Times Soliloquy
10
Night in Eden
14
Princes Feather
23
Dying Child
26
Bachelors Growl
29
Our Railroads
35
On the Frontier
41
Katrinas Visit to New York xxiii
54
Little Maud
57
Old Capteen
64
Paddys Lament
65
Bijahs Story
66
Grandmothers Bible Hattie A Cooley xxiii 68
68
Lake Saratoga
107
By the
110
Old Soldier Tramp
114
Little
115
Lightning Story
120
Gamblers Last Deal The Ellioul Preston xxiii 132
132
Engineers Making Love
139
Legend of Innisfallen The Minnie D Bateham xxiii
143
Huldys Pumpkin Pies
147
Fate
154
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155
Lullaby
157
Promised Land ToMorrow The Gerald Massey xxiii 166
166
Old Reading Class
170
Things that Never
171
Lessons
177
Teaching him the Business
181
Landlords Visit The De Will Clinton Lockwood xxiv
183
Belshazzars Downfall
184
Higher
186
Pat and the
187
Overcometh
196
66
202
Welsh Classic
203
Forward
7
Growing Old xxiv 27
11
How a Blacksmith was Converted
28
Foundering of the Dolphin
37
Baitsy and I are Oudt
50
What is Heaven
53
Peculiar Neighbor
59
Ballad of Cassandra Brown
66
Grand fathers House Mary McGuire xxiv 36
68
Potters Field
69
Movement Cure for Rheumatism The R J Burdette xxiv
74
Old Methodists Testimony
77
Queen of Prussias Ride
80
Gottingen Barber The J E Carpenter xxiv 81
81
Out and Into
90
Help me Across Papa
91
Orpbeus and Eurydice
104
Henry the Fifths Wooing
111
Wifes Appeal
115
From the Wreck
118
God Knows xxiv 121
121
Groves of Blarney The Richard A Milliken xxiv 137
137
Maid of Orleans
145
Whims
148
Goody Blake and Harry Gill William Wordsworth xxiv 151
151
Wild Grapes
154
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156
Go Vay Becky Miller Go Vay xxiv 160
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168
Mr Pipers Mittens
170
Hagar in the Wilderness N P Willis xxi 19
171
When the House is Alone by Itself
183
Baby in Church
186
Put Yourself in her Place
187
Martyr of the Arena
190
In the Harbor George R Sims xxi 25
195
Boy Hero
203
Soldiers CradleHymn The Mary McGuire xxiii
212
Study of Eloquence
217
DRAMAS AND DIALOGUES
217
Running for Congress
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Page 159 - WHEN Music, heavenly maid, was young, While yet in early Greece she sung, The Passions oft, to hear her shell, Thronged around her magic cell...
Page 147 - FROM Greenland's icy mountains, From India's coral strand; Where Afric's sunny fountains Roll down their golden sand; From many an ancient river, From many a palmy plain, They call us to deliver Their land from error's chain.
Page 159 - He threw his blood-stained sword, in thunder, down ; And with a withering look, The war-denouncing trumpet took, And blew a blast so loud and dread, Were ne'er prophetic sounds so full of woe...
Page 161 - Tempe's vale, her native maids, Amidst the festal sounding shades, To some unwearied minstrel dancing, While, as his flying fingers kiss'd the strings, Love framed with Mirth a gay fantastic round...
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Page 147 - Waft, waft, ye winds, his story, And you, ye waters, roll, Till, like a sea of glory, It spreads from pole to pole ; Till o'er our ransomed nature, The Lamb for sinners slain, Redeemer, King, Creator, In bliss returns to reign ! HEBEK.
Page 175 - A cloud lay cradled near the setting sun, A gleam of crimson tinged its braided snow : Long had I watched the glory moving on O'er the still radiance of the Lake below. Tranquil its spirit seemed, and floated slow .' Even in its very motion there was rest : While every breath of eve that chanced to blow, Wafted the traveller to the beauteous West.
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