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expensive a form, to be generally available in the instruction of youth. Such are--" The Spanish Armada," by T. B. Macaulay ; “Hohenlinden,” by Campbell ; Bishop Heber's “Hymn in India ;” “ The Homes of England," by Mrs. Hemans; and the favourite “Monody on the Death of Sir John Moore.”

Sept., 1851.

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Page 1. The Dervise . Spectator, 15 14. Sir Balaam ... Pope, 36 2. A Turkish Tale. . Ib. 16 15. Edwin and Emma, Mallet, 38 3. Avarice and Luxury . Ib. 17 16, Celadon and Amelia, Thomson, 41 4. Pleasure and Pain . Ib. 18 17. Junio and Theana, Grainger, 42 5. Labour . . . World, 20 18. Douglas to L. Randolph, Home, 46 6. The Old Man and his Ass, Ib. 21 19. Othello's Apology, Shakspeare, 47 7. The Choice of Hercules, Tatler, ib. 20. Eliza . . . . Darwin, 48 8. Pity . . Mrs. Barbauld, 24 21. The Moralizer Corrected, 9. The Dead Ass Sterne, 25

Couper, 50 10. The Sword . .. Ib. 27 22. The Faithful Friend Ib. 52 11. Maria . . . . . 16. 29. 23. Pairing Time Anticipated, Ib. 53 12. The Chameleon . Merrick, 33 24. The Needless Alarm Ib. 55 13. The Youth and the Philoso- 25. The Modern Rake's Progress pher . . Whitehead, 35

Hurdis, 58

BOOK III.—DIDACTIC PIECES.

1. On Modesty . Spectator, 61 7. On the Advantages of Unit2. On Cheerfulness . . Ib. 63 ing Gentleness of Manners 3. On Sincerity . Tillotson, 66 with Firmness of Mind, 4. On Honour . . Guardian, 68

L. Chesterfield, 75 5. On Good Humour Rambler, 70 8. On Good Sense . . Pratt, 77 6. On the Knowledge of the 9. On Study . . . Bacon, 78

World . . . . . Ib. 73/10. On Satirical Wit . Sterne, 79

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Page 11. Hamlet's Instructions to the

20. Elegy to a Young Nobleman, Players Shakspeare, 80

Mason, 97 12. The Present Condition of 21. On the Miseries of Human Man Vindicated Pope, 81 Life

Thomson, 98 13. On the Order of Nature Ib. 83 22. Reflections

Future 14. The Origin of Superstition

State

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and Tyranny
Ib. 84 23. On Procrastination

Young, 100 15. On Happiness

Ib. 87 24. The Pain arising from Vir16. On Virtue

Ib. 89 tuous Emotions attended 17. On Versification

[b. 90

with Pleasure Akenside, 102 18. Lessons of Wisdom Arm

25. On Taste

Ib. 104 strong, 92 26. The Pleasures arising from a 19. Against Indolence Sneyd

cultivated Imagination, Ib. 106 Davies, 94 / 27. Slavery

Darwin, 108

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BOOK IV.-ARGUMENTATIVE PIECES.

1. On Anger

Holland, 1091 4. On the Immortality of the 2. Virtue our Highest Interest,

Soul

Spectator, 116
Harris, 114

5. On the Being of a God, Young, 119 3. The same Subject

Ib. 116

BOOK V.-ORATIONS AND HARANGUES.

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1. Junius Brutus over the dead

tion between Henry II. and body of Lucretia Livy, 121 Stephen Lord Lyttelton, 134 2. Hannibal to his Soldiers Ib. 122 8. Mr. Pulteney's Speech on the 3. C. Marius to the Romans, on

Motion for reducing the their hesitating to appoint

Army

138 him General in the Expe- 9. Sir John St. Aubin's Speech dition against Jugurtha,

for repealing the Septennial merely on account of his

Act

141 Extraction Sallust, 125 10. Sir Robert Walpole's Reply 146 4. Calisthenes' Reproof of

11. Lord Lyttelton's Speech on Cleon's Flattery to Alex

the Repeal of the Act called ander . Quintus Curtius, 128

the Jew Bill, in the Year 5. The Scythian Ambassador to

1753

150
Alexander.
Ib. 129 12. In Praise of Virtue

Price, 153 6. Galgacus, the General of the

13. The Speech of Brutus on the
Caledonii, to his Army, to

Death of Cæsar, Shakspeare 155
incite them to action a-
gainst the Romans, Tacitus, 131 14. Gloucester's Speech to the

Nobles 7. The Earl of Arundel's Speech

. Ib. 156 proposing an Accommoda- 15. Henry V. to his Soldiers, Ib. 157

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BOOK VI.-DIALOGUES.
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Page 1. On Happiness · Harris, 15911. Henry and Lord Chief Jus2. The same Subject Ib. 1631

tice . . Shakspeure, 184 3. On Criticism Sterne, 169: 12. Archbishop of Canterbury

and Bishop of Ely 15. 187 4. On Negroes .

16. 169

13. Hamlet and Horatio Ib. 189 5. Rivers and Sir Harry False

14. Brutus and Cassius . 16. 191 Delicacy, 170

15. Bellarius, Guiderius, and Ar6. Sir John Velvil and Sterling,

viragus

Ib. 195 Clandestine Jarriage, 171

16. Juba and Syphax Cato, 197 7. Belcour and Stockwell, West

17. Edward and Warwick Earl Indian, 176

of Waru ick, 201 8. Lord Eustace and Frampton,

18. Hotspur and Glendower School for Rakes, 178

Shakspeare, 205 9. Duke and Lord Shakspeare, 181 19. Hotspur reading a Letter, 16. 206 10. Duke and Jaques · Ib. 182 20. King John and Hubert, 16. 207

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BOOK VII.—DESCRIPTIVE PIECES.

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1. Sensibility .. Sterne, 211 18. Morning Hymn . Milton, 250 2. Liberty and Slavery Ib. 212 19. The Progress of Life Shak3. Corporal Trim's Eloquence Ib. 213 4. The Man of Ross Pope, 214 20. The Entry of Bolingbroke and

Richard into London Ib. 253 5. The Country Clergyman, Gold. 215

21. Life . .

Ib. 254 6. The

Green, 217

22. Hotspur's Description of a 7. Grongar Hill Dyer, 220

Fop

Ib. 255 8. Hymn to Adversity

Gray, 224

23. Clarence's Dream Ib. 256 9. Ode on a Distant Prospect of 24. Queen Mab.

Ib. 258 Eton College

. Ib. 225

25. The Apothecary Ib. 259 10. Elegy written in a Country 26. Ode to Evening . Collins, 260 Churchyard

Ib. 228

27. -Spring, Mrs. Barbauld, 261 11. Warrington Academy Mrs. 28. Domestic Love and HappiBarbauld, 231

Thomson, 263 12. Ode to Content

Ib. 234 29. The Pleasures of Retirement 13. Fear Collins, 236

Ib. 265 14. Truth Mason, 237 | 30. Genius

Akenside, 267 15. Fancy Warton, 239 31. Greatness

Ib. 268 16. L'Allegro Milton, 242 32. Novelty

Ib. 270 17. Il Penseroso . Ib. 246|33. Philanthropy Darwin, 272

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Page 34. The Rose

Cowper, 273 38. The Evening Walk, Hurdis, 277 35. The Poet's New Year's Gift Ib. 274 39. The Garden of Eden, Milton, 281 36. Ode to Apollo

Ib. 274 40. The Spanish Armada, T. B. 37. Catharina Ib. 275

Macaulay, 283

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BOOK VIII.-PATHETIC PIECES.

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1. The Story of Le Fevre, Sterne, 287 20. The Quarrel of Brutus and 2. Yorick's Death

Ib. 295

Cassius Shakspeare, 327 3. The Beggar's Petition 297 21. Othello and Iago Ib. 331 4. Elegy on the Death of an Un- 22. Hamlet's Soliloquy on his fortunate Lady

Mother's Marriage Ib. 335

Pope, 298 5. Satan's Soliloquy Milton, 300 23. Hamlet and Ghost

Ib. 336 6. Cato's Soliloquy Addison, 303

24. Hamlet's Soliloquy on Death,

16. 339 7. Southampton and Essex Earl of Essex, 304 25. Soliloquy of the King in

Hamlet

Ib. 340 8. Jaffier and Pierre Otway, 305

26. Ode on St. Cecilia's Day Pope, 341 9. Orlando and Adam. Shak

27. Alexander's Feast Dryden, 344 speare, 308

28. On the Death of Mrs. Throck10. Scroop and Richard . Ib. 310

morton's Bullfinch Couper, 348 11. Henry IV.'s Soliloquy on

29. Vanity of Human Wishes
Sleep
16. 312

Johnson, 350 12. Henry IV. and Prince Henry

30. Alexander Selkirk Couper, 354 Ib. 313

31. Burial of Sir John Moore 13. Henry VI., Warwick, and

Rev. J. Wolfe, 355 Cardinal Beaufort . Ib. 316 32. Destruction of Sennacherib 14. Wolsey and Cromwell Ib. 317

Byron, 356 15. Lear.

. Ib. 320 33. My Country Scott, 357 16. Macbeth's Soliloquy Ib. 321 34. Hymn written in India Heber, 358 17. Macduff, Malcolm, and Rosse, 35. On Solitude . Byron, 339 Ib. 322 36. On War .

Ib. 360 18. Antony's Soliloquy over Cæ- 37. Melrose Abbey

Scott, 361 sar's Body

. Ib. 324 38. Hohenlinden. Campbell, 361 19. Antony's Oration over Cæ- 39. The Homes of England, sar's Body Ib. 325

Felicia Hemans, 363

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