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DIDACTIC PIECES.

MORAL AND RELIGIOUS.

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1. A Devotional spirit recommended to the young,

Cappe. 13

2. Paternal Instruction,

Lam. 15

5. The Contrast; or Peace and War,

Athenæum. 22

8. Advantages of a Taste for Natural History,

Wood. 29

9. The Pleasures of a cultivated Imagination, D. Stercart. 31

10. The Happiness of Animals, a proof of the Divine

Benevolence,

Paley. 32

13. Eternity of God,

GREENWOOD. 39

14. The same-concluded,

IBID. 41

26. On the pleasure of acquiring knowledge,

Alison. 72

27. On the Uses of Knowledge,

Ibid. 73

43. The mutual relation between Sleep and Night, Paley. 109

44. Social Worship agreeable to the best impulses of

our nature,

Mrs. Barbauld. 110

45. On the relative value of good Sense and Beauty

in the Female Sex,

Lond. Lit. Gazette. 116

51. The Miseries of War,

Robert Hall. 124

53. Consideration of the excuses that are offered to

palliate a neglect of religion,

BUCKMINSTER. 129

54. Subject continued,

IBID. 131

55. Subject concluded,

IBID. 134

58. Maternal Affection,

Scrap Book. 140

62. The Seasons,

MONTHLY ANTHOLOGY. 144

71. Autumn,

Alison. 166

81. On the reasonableness of Christian Faith, BUCKMINSTER. 187

82. On the importance of Christian Faith,

IBID. 190

104. Daily Prayer.—Morning,

CHANNING. 234

105. Daily Prayer.- Evening,

IBID. 237

110. On the Dangers of Moral Sentiment unaccompanied

with Active Virtue,

Alison. 246

111. On Infidelity,

A. Thompson. 249

112. The same subject-concluded,

Ibid. 250

117. Charity to Orphans,

Sterne. 258

125. On the Waste of Life,

FRANKLIN. 274

132. On the Use and Abuse of Amusements,

Alison. 287

CRAFTS. 329

161. Religion and superstition contrasted,

Mrs. Carter. 362

209. On the moral uses of the phenomena of the material

universe,

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Alison. 478

PATHETIC PIECES.
15. The Son,
16. The same concluded,
67. The Widow and her Son,
68. The saine-concluded,
72. Moss Side,
73. The same concluded,

Dana. 43

IBID. 48
W. IRVING. 158

IBID. 161
Wilson. 170
Ibid. 174

119. The Head-stone,
164. The Prodigal Son,

Wilson. 262

375

DRAMATIC PIECES.

PIECES FOR RECITATION, OR SPEAKING.
32. Reply of Red Jacket to the Missionary, at a
council of chiefs, 1805,

Philanthropist. 86
78. The ave Trade,

WEBSTER. 183
146. Part of the letter of the British Spy,

WIRT. 324
149. Conclusion of a discourse delivered at Plymouth,
Mass. 22d Dec. 1820,

WEBSTER. 331

174. Reply of Rob Roy to Mr. Osbaldistone,

Scott. 399

WIRT. 324

167. The Abuses of Conscience ;-a sermon,

Sterne. 379

168. The same continued,

lbid, 381

171. Character of John Playfair,

Jeffrey. 391

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DIDACTIC PIECES.

MORAL AND RELIGIOUS.
3. Select sentences and paragraphs, from various authors,

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17. Lines to a child on his voyage,

CHRISTIAN DISCIPLE. 52
23. On Early Rising,

Hurdis. 65
30. Incentives to Devotion,

Henry K. White. 82
31. Ode to Sickness,

Anonymous. 84
35. The Lord and the Judge,

Lomonosov. 93
37. Hope triumphant in Death,

Campbell. 94
38. Lines written during a Thunder-storm, Russian Anthology. 96

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PATHETIC PIECES.
49. The Dead Lamb,

Anonymous. 122

63. Goody Blake and Harry Gill,

Wordsworth. 146

96. Death and Burial of a Child at Sea,

Anonymous. 220
108. Affecting picture of Constancy in Love,

Crabbe. 242
113. Death-scene in Gertrude of Wyoming,

Campbell. 253

157. Lament of a Swiss Minstrel over the Ruins of Goldau, NEAL. 351

158. Lycidas,-a monody,

Milton. 353

172. The Winter Night,

Burns. 396

DRAMATIC PIECES.

Shakspeare. 441

195. Malcolm, Macduff, and Rosse,

lbid. 442

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