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10. On Burgoyne's Surrender . . . . . LORD CHATHAM ... 113

12. No Peace without Union"....WM. E. CHANNING . . 118

14. The Force of Brevity . . . . . . . ANONYMOUS ...123

16. The Unity of the Republic . .... E. LABOULAYE. i .. 128

18. Character of De Tocqueville. ... BEAUMONT ..... 132

20. Condemnation of Socrates . . . . . LONDON QU. REVIEW . 138

22. Invective against Mr Corry .... HENRY GRATTAN .. 144.

24. The Morals of Trade . . . . . . . HERBERT SPENCER . . 148

26. Illusions in respect to Riches . . . . ANONYMOUS . . . . 152

27. Against Whipping in the Navy ... COM. STOCKTON . . . 154

29. Reform Irresistible . . . . . . . . T. B MACAULAY . . . 158

31 The Character of Gasca . . . . . . W. H. PRESCOTT . . . 163

33. In Gloriam . . . . . . . . . . RACINE . . . . . . 168

35. The Goddess of Poverty . . . . . . DUDEVANT . . . . . 173

37. Management of Money · · · . . . SIR E. B. LYTTON . . 177

39. Last Hours of Mary ....

Miss E. 0. BENGER. . 183

41. On Religious Freedom . . .

REV. SYDNEY SMITH . 193

43. Washington and Union ...

DANIEL WEBSTER

EBSTER . . 197

45. The Siege of Calais.

... HENRY BROUKE ...

47. Recollections of Scott . ..

W. IRVING . . . . . 211

49 The Great Republic ...

0. W. HOLMES . .. 215

51. Emmett's Last Speech ... . . . R. EMMETT . . . . . 219

54. Attributes of Deity ... ... Rev. J. H. NEWMAN. . 229

58. The High Offices of Poetry . . . . W. E. CHANNING . . . 238

60 Our Paramount Allegiance . . . . . 0. M. MITCHELL . . . 251

62. Our National Existence . . . . . . CHARLES King ... 255

64. On the Act of Habeas Corpus ... CURRAN . . . . . 260

66. What we owe to Athens . . . . .. T. B MACAULAY ... 266

68. Our Debt to Society . . . . . . . FICHTE . . . . . 272

70. The Oratory of Grattan . . . . . . MADDEN, · · · ·

72. A Grain of Dust ........ Robert Hunt. ... 283

74. The Return of Ravenswood . . . . Sir W. Scort . . . . 288

76. Democracy adverse to Socialism. .. DE TOCQUEVILLE. . . 299

78. The Bedridden Boy . . . . . . . CHARLES DICKENS . . 304

80. Declaration of Irish Rights . . . . HENRY GRATTAN. .. 310

82. My Oratorical Experience . . . . . N. HAWTHORNE ... 315

84. Burr and Blennerhassett . . . . . . W. Wirt .... 321

86. Education in a Republic . ..... E. EVERETT ..... 327

89. The Doomed Institution . . . ... REVERDY JOHNSON . . 335

91. The Constitution . . . . .

... DANIEL WEBSTER .. 342

93. Ancient Oratory . . . . .

. . . BLACKWOOD's Mag. . 346

95. Irving and Macaulay . . . . . . . THACKERAY · · · · 351

97. An American Wilderness . . . . . DE TOCQUEVILLE .. 35€

99. One Nation, One Destiny . . . . . I. DONNELLY · · · · 364

103. The Uses of the Passions.

REV. SYDNEY SMITH .

104. The Duty of Patriotism . . . . . . Rev. T. S. King . . . 379

106. The Efficacy of Praise .

Sir E. B. LYTTON . . 386

108. Physical Education .. ..

HERBERT SPENCER . . 393

110. The Privileged Classes ...

MIRABEAU · · · · ·

397

112. Oratory of Patrick Henry . . . . .

W. Wirt. . . . . . 401

114. Career of Washington . . . . . . Rev. Dr. PUTNAM . . 407

116. Universal Emancipation . . . . . . C. SUMNER . . . . .

Lubor and Genius ........ Rev. SYDNEY SMITH418

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120. Character of Addison . . . . . . . DR. JOHNSON · · · · 424
122. Cromwell's Expulsion, &c. . . ... LINGARD. ..... 427
124. Extinction of Slavery. . . . . . . H. WILSON . . . . . . 431
128. A Pupil's Tribute to his Teacher . . . J. COTTLE . . . . . 444
131. Verres Denounced . . . . . . . . CICERO . . . . . . 456
133. Return of British Fugitives . . . . . PATRICK HENRY. ... 460
135. The American Revolution . . . . . BURKE .. ..
137. Miscellaneous Extracts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 468
139. Government must be Maintained ... A. Johnson .. .. . 476
141. The First Predictor of an Eclipse ... MITCHELL .... . 480
143. Adventure in Calabria . . . . . . COURIER . . . . . . . 485
144. Scene from Dolliver Romance . . . . HAWTHORNE .... 488

POETRY.

3. Come, Sunshine, come . . . . . . CHARLES VINCENT .. 95

5. How to Live . . . . . . . . . . H. BONAR . . .. 98

7. The Seventh Plague of Egypt. ... G. CROLY ..... 104

9. Our Country · · · · · · · ·

.. WM. C. BRYANT . . . 111

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11. Ring out, wild Bells ....... ALFRED TENNYSON . .

13. The Sonnet . . . . .

. WM. WORDSWORTH. . 122

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17. How sleep the Brave . . . . . . . WILLIAM COLLINS . . 131

19. Destruction of the Philistines . . . . MILTON ....136

23. Not Yet . . . . . . . . . . .

WM. C BRYANT . . . 147

25. Under the Leaves . . . . . . . .. A. LAIGHTON . . . . 151

28. The Bridal of Malahide . . . . . . GERALD GRIFFIN. . . 156

30 Address to a Wild Deer . . . . . . JOHN WILSON. ...

32. The Lay of Sir William Wallace ... ANONYMOUS ....

. . 166

34. Character of the Happy Warrior .... WORDSWORTH . . .

36. Freedom's Brighter Day. . . . . . HENRY WARE. ...

38. A Day in June . . . . . . . . .

. . . . J. R. LOWELL . . . .

40. Elegy in a Country Churchyard . . . T. GRAY. . . . . . 189

: 42, Song of the Greeks . . . . . . . THOMAS CAMPBELL. . 195

44. War Summons of the Clan . . . . . Sir W. Scott. ..201

· 46. Sincerity the Soul of Eloquence ... GOETHE ...... 210

: 48. Found Dead . . . . . . . . . . ALBERT LAIGHTON . . 214

50. The Return from Battle ...... Mrs HEMANS . ... 218

02. The Lyre and the Sword . . . . . . ANONYMOUS . .

224

55. Morning Hymn of Adam and Eve .. Milton ...... 232

57. Rome . . . . . . . . . . . . LORD BYRON . . . . 236

61. The Fourth of July . . . . . . . CHARLES SPRAGUE ..

254

63. The Song of the Forge ... . . . ANONYMOUS

257

65. The Fall of D’Assas.

. MRS. HEMANS. .

67. The Eagle and the Child . . . . . . SAMUEL ROGERS ... 269

69. Hymn in the Vale of Chamouni ... COLERIDGE. ....

71. True and False Valor . . . . ... BEN Jonson .. .. 282

73. The Exploit of Hector . . . . . . HOMER . . . . ..

286

75. Tasso's Coronation . . . . . . . . MRS. HEMANS . . . . 297

79. Ode on the Passions . . . . . . . WM. COLLINS . . . . 307

81. The Poet . . . . . . . . . . . WM. C. BRYANT ... 313

83. The Fall of Constantinople . . . . MRS. HEMANS . . . . 319

85. Death of General Lyon . . . . . . ANONYMOUS . . . . 325

87. The Ship of State . . . . . . . . H. W. LONGFELLOW. . 33

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