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GALL & INGLIS.
London:

Edinburgh:
25 PATERNOSTER SQUARE. 20 BERNARD TERRACE.

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PROMISCUOUS SELECTIONS IN PROSE.

On Study

Bacon, 1

On the Love of Life

Goldsmith, 2

On Grieving for the dead .

Adam Smith,

3

On Remorse

Ibid. 4

Discontent, the common lot of all mankind Johnson, 6

On the Sublime in writing

Blair, 8

Reflections in Westminster Abbey

Addison, 11

Virtue, man's highest interest

Harris, 12

The Monk

Sterne, 14

On Military Glory

Marmontel, 16

Liberty and Slavery.

Sterne, 17

Reyno and Alpin .

Ossian, 18

Story of the Siege of Calais

Brooke, 20

On Living to one's-self.

Hazlitt, 24

Comal and Galvina

Ossian, 25

On the Psalms

Horne, 26

Anningait and Ajut .

Johnson, 27

On the pleasure of painting

Hazlitt, 33

Damon and Pythias .

Brooke, 34

Abuse of Genius, with reference to Byron's Works Knowles, 36

Harley's Death

Mackenzie, 38

Gentleness of manners, with firmness of mind

Chesterfield, 40

The Elder's death-bed

Wilson, 42

On Lord Byron's Lines upon the field of Waterloo Knowles, 45

The Perfect Orator

Sheridan, 46

Lord Byron considered as a Moralist, and a Poet Knowles, 47

Story of Le Fevre

Sterne, 48

The Distressed Father .

Mornings at Bow-street, 56

On Shakspeare .

Hazlitt, 58

Character of Napoleon Bonaparte

Channing, 62

The Indian Jugglers

Hazlitt, 65

On Milton

Channing, 67

Wit injures Eloquence

Maury, 71

On the Dignity of Human Nature

Channing, 72

The Hill of Science

Aikin's Miscellanies, 73

The Planetary and Terrestrial Worlds .

Addison, 75

Effects of Sympathy in the distresses of others Burke, 77

An Exhortation to the study of Eloquence

Cicero, 78

On the Cultivation of the Intellectual Powers

Taylor, 79

The Fallen Leaf

Anonymous, 81

Happiness

Ibid. 82

The Idiot

Blackwood's Magazine, 83

PULPIT ELOQUENCE.

Departed Spirits see our conduct on earth Finlayson, 85

Time and Manner of the arrival of death

Logan, 86

On the Threatened Invasion in 1803

Hall, 87

The Christian Mother .

Kirwan,

89

Christ our Consolation when separated by death

Logan,

90

Infatuation of Mankind, with regard to Time . K'irwan,

91

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Danger of Delay, in matters of Religion

Logan, 93

On the Death of the Princess Charlotte

Hall, 95

On the Death of the Princess Charlotte

Chalmers, 99

Sitting in the chair of the scorner

Logan 102

Plurality of Worlds not against Divine Revelation Chalmers, 103

Christ's Agony

Logan, 106

The Deluding Influence of the World

Kirwan, 107

There is no peace to the wicked

Logan, 109

Importance of an interest in the Divine favour Cappe, 110

The Miseries of War

Hall, 113

Religion the distinguishing quality of our nature Logan, 114

On the Internal proofs of the Christian Religion Channing, 115

On Temper

Montgomery, 118

Character of Ruth

Fox, 121

Union of Friendship with Religion advised Hutton, 123

On the Education of Females

Montgomery, 127

Exhortation to cultivate a Devotional Spirit Taylor, 130

ANCIENT AND MODERN ORATORY.

Hannibal to his Soldiers .

Livy, 133

Chatham against the American War

135

Cicero against Verres

138

Invective against Warren Hastings

Sheridan 141

Cicero for Milo

143

Lord Chatham's Reply to Sir Robert Walpole

147

Caius Marius to the Romans

Sallust, 149

Demosthenes exciting the Athenians against Philip

151

Curran for Hamilton Rowan

156

Beginning of the First Philippic of Demosthenes.

158

The first Oration of Cicero against Cataline

160

Extract from Brougham's Speech on Slavery

164

Peroration to invective against Warren Hastings Sheridan, 165

Panegyric on the Eloquence of Sheridan

Burke, 167

ADDITIONAL SELECTIONS IN PROSE AND VERSE.

On Criticism

Sterne, 168

The archery of William Tell

Baine, 169

Genevieve

Coleridge, 171

Ivan the Czar

Mrs. Hemans, 172

Slavery that was

Montgomery, 174

The Legend of Lochbuy

Nimmo, 175

The Eagle's Rock

Anonymous, 177

The Hostage. Damon and Pythias

Mangan, 181

Battle of Bannockburn.

Scott, 184

The Englishman

Eliza Cook, 188

Ivry ; or, the War of the League

Macaulay, 189

The Fairy of the Sea .

Eliza Cook, 191

Helvellyn

Scott, 192

No

Eliza Cook, 193

The Armada

Macaulay, 194

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