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PATRIOTIC LITERATURE

Edited by Sidney C.

Edited by Maurice

Early American Orations. Edited by Louie R. Heller.

Epoch-Making Papers in United States History. Edited by Marshall S. Brown.

Burke's Speech on Conciliation. Newsom.

Bryce on American Democracy. Garland Fulton.

Hale's Man Without a Country. Edited by Samuel M. Tucker.

Lincoln's Addresses, Inaugurals, and Letters. Edited by Percival Chubb.

Select Orations. Edited by Archibald M. Hall.

Selections from American Poetry. Edited by Margaret S. Carhart.

Southern Poets. Edited by William L. Weber.

Southern Orators. Edited by Joseph M. McConnell.

Washington's Farewell Address and Webster's Bunker Hill Orations. Edited by William T. Peck.

American Democracy from Washington to Wilson. Edited by John H. Finley and James Sullivan.

Edited by

American Patriotism in Prose and Verse.

J. Madison Gathany.

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