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53. Art, :

Lunt, 79

12. The Cnited States of Europe, : Hugo, 46 52. Lines, .

Longfellow, 80

13. The Peace Congress of the Union,

Sprague, 80

Everett, 48 51. The Pilot,

Bayly, 81

14. The Spirit of the Age, . Beckwith, 49 55. Death Typified by Winter, Thomson, 82

15. Moses in Sight of the Promised Land, 56. Religious Inducements,

James, 83

Peabody, 50 57. Never Despair,

Lover, 84

16. Necessity of Law, .

Hooker, 50 58. Charity,

Talfourd, 84

17. Justice,

Carlyle, 51 | 59. The Battle-field,

Bryant, 85

18. To-morrow,

Cotton, 52 60. Dizzy Activities,

Everett, 86

19. Eloquence of Action, Webster, 53 61. The Good Great Man, Coleridge, 87

20. Sincerity the Soul of Eloquence, Goethe, 53 62. Taxes,

Sydney Smith, 87

21. The Christian Orator, Villemain, 54 63. The Press,

Elliot, 88

- 22. Affectation in the Pulpit, . . . Cowper, 55 64. Defence of Poetry,

Wolfe, 89

23. Utility of History, . De Ségur, 56 65. Great Ideas,

Channing, 89

24. False Coloring Lent to War, Chalmers, 57 66. England,

Elliot, 90

25. Death's Final Conquest, Shirley, 58 67. Hallowed Ground, . Campbell, 91

26. Religion, .

Lamartine, 58 68. Nature Proclaims a Deity, Chateau-

27. The Saviour's Reply,

Milton, 59

briand, 92

28. Nobility of Labor,

Dewey, 60 69. What we owe the Sword, . . Grimké, 92

29. Labor is Worship,

Osgood, 61 70. Abou Ben Adhem, .

Hunt, 93

30. Moral and Physical Science, . . Chapin, 62 71. Polonius to Laertes, Shakspeare, 94

31. The Order of Nature,

Pope, 63 72. Where is he,

.Necle, 94

32. Future Empire of our Language, 73. International Sympathies, Wayland, 95

Bethune, 63 74. Worth of Fame, .

Baillie, 96

33. Compensations of the Imagination, 75. Frivolous Pleasures,

Young, 97

Akonside, 64 76. Forgive,

Heber, 97

34. The Great Distinction of a Nation, 77. Science Religious,

Hitchcock, 98

Channing, 65 78. Triumphs of the English Langunge,

35. What Makes a Ilero, · Taylor, 66

Lyons, 99

36. The Last Hours of Socrates,

.66 79. The Water Drinker, . E. Johnson, 99

37. To a Child, .

Yankee, 67 80. The Days that are Gone, Mackay, 100

35. America's Contributions, Verplanck, 68 $1. The Work-shop and Camp,

39. The True King, .

Hunt, 69 1 82. The Wise Man's Prayer, Johnson, 102

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PART SECOND.

MARTIAL AND POPULAR.

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1. Scipio to his Army, .

Livy, 103 12. Caius Marius,

Sallust, 115

2. Hannibal to his Army,

Id., 104 13. Caius Gracchus,

Knowles, 116

3. Regulus to the Roman Senate, Orig'l, 105 14. Galzacus,

Tacitus, 117

4. Leonidas to his Three Hundred, Pichat, 107 15. Icilius on Virginia's Seizure, Macaulay, 118

5. Brutus over the dead Lucretia, Orig'l 16. The Spartans' March, Hemans, 119

and compiled, 107 17. The Greeks' Return,

Id., 119

6. Achilles' Reply, Couper's Homer, 108 18. Ode,

Collins, 120

7. Hector's Rebuke,

Id., 109 19. Virginius' Refusal to Claudius, Livy, 120

8. Hector's Exploit,

Id., 110 20. Canuleius against Patrician Arrogance,

9. Hector Slain,
Id., 111

Id., 121

10. Telemachus to the Chiefs, Fenelon, 113 21. Catiline to his Army, ... Jonson, 122

11. Titus Quintius,

Livy, 114 | 22. Spartacus to the Gladiators, Kellogg, 123

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Id., 154

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AXCIENT.

41. Reconciliation with America, Chatham, 201

1. Against Philir, . ..

42. Repeal claimed as a Righty ·
Demosthenes, 159

Id., 202

43. Lord North's Ministry,

2. Degeneracy of Athens,

Id., 160 45. On Employing Indians,

Id., 203

3. Democracy hateful to Philip, .
Id., 161

Id., 204

45. Ruinous Consequences,

4. Venality the Ruin of Greece, . Id., 162 46. America Unconquerable, .

Id., 205
5. Demosthenes Denounced, Æschines, 163 | 47. Frequent Executions,

Id., 200

6. Exordium, :

Demosthenes, 165 48. Parliamentary Innovations, Beau foy, 208

Meredith, 207

7. Public Spirit of Athenians, :

8. Demosthenes not Vanquished, :. Id., 167 50. America's Obligations, .

Id., 166 49. Religious Persecution, . Compilation, 209

9. Catiline Denounced,

Barré, 210

Cicero, 163

10. Catiline Expelled,

Id., 169 52. Bold Predictions,

51. Reply to Lord North,

Id., 211

11. Verres Denounced,

Id., 170 53. Conquest of Americans,

Wilkes, 212

Id., 213

54. Reply to Duke of Grafton, Thurlow, 214

FROM THE FRENCH.

55. Present Popularity, Lord Mansfield, 214

12. Against the Nobility, &c., Mirabeau, 171 56. Magnanimity in Politics, Burke, 215

13. Necker's Financial Plan,
Ia., 172 57. American Enterprise,

Id., 216
14. Disobedience to National Assembly, Id., 173 58. American Taxation,

Id., 217
15. Reply, :
Id., 174 59. Despotism Unrighteous,

Id., 218

16. On being Suspected, .

Id., 175 60. Impeachment of Hastings, Id

Id., 219

17. Eulogium on Franklin,
Id., 177 61. Peroration against Hastings,

Id., 220
18. Church and State,
Id., 177 62. To the Bristol Electors,

Id., 221

19. To the French,

Vergniaud, 178 63. Marie Antoinette,

Id., 222

20. Terrorism of Jacobins, .

Id., 179 64. Irish Rights,

Grattan, 2:23

21. Against War, . Robespierre, 180 65. Reply to Flood,

Id., 224
22. Morality the Basis of Society, Id., 181 66. National Gratitude,

Id., 225
23. Last Speech,
Id., 182 | 67. Catholic Disqualification,

Id., 226
24. To the Peers, .

. Trélat, 183 68. Heaven on the side of Principle, Id., 220
25. The Republic,
Lamartine, 185 69. Against Corry,

id., 227

26. Democracy adverse to Socialism, De 70. Union with Great Britain, Id., 228

Tocqueville, 185 71. The Catholic Question,

Id., 229

27. Practical Religious Instruction, Hugo, 186 72. Religion Independent,

Id., 230

28. Necessity of Religion,

Id., 187 73. Sectarian Tyranny,

Id., 231

29. Universal Suffrage,

Id., 188 74. American War Denounced, Pitt, 232

30. Liberty of the Press,

Id., 189 75. Motion to Censure Ministry, Id., 232

31. A Republic or Monarchy, Id., 19076. Attempt to make him Resign, Id., 233

32. The Two Napoleons,

Id., 191 77. Barbarism of Ancient Britons, Id., 234

78. Results of American War,

For, 233

79. Washington's Foreign Policy, Id., 236

BRITISH

80. Liberty is Strength,

Id., 237

33. The End of Government, Pym, 192 81. Democratic Governments, Id., 238

34. Defence,
Earl of Strafford, 193 82. Partition of Poland,

Id., 239

35. Reducing the Army, Pulteney, 195 83. Atheist Government null, Sheridan, 240

36. Against Richard Cromwell, Vane, 196 84. Political Jobbing,

Id., 241

37. How to make Patriots, . Walpole, 196 86. Popular and Kingly Examples, Id., 211

38. Against Pitt (Earl of Chatham), . Id., 197 86. Reform in Parliament, Lord Grey, 212

39. Reply to Walpole, Earl of Chatham, 198 87. Conservative Innovators, Huskisson, 213

40. Reply to Grenville,

Id., 199 88. The Pension System, ... Curran, 244

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89. On Threats of Violence, Curran, 245 144. The Strongest Government, Jefferson, 297

90. Religious Distinctions,

Id., 246 145. Freedom of Judges, Bayard, 298

91. War with France, Canning, 246 146. Judiciary Act, .

Morris, 299

92. Bank-notes and Coin,

Id., 247 147. Free Navigation,

Id., 300

93. Lord J. Russell's Motion, . Id., 248 148. Foreign Conquest,

Clinton, 301

94. Mr. Tierney's Motion,

Id., 249 149. Innovations, -

Madison, 302

95. Defence of Pitt,

Id., 250 150. Party Intemperance, Gaston, 302

96. Measures, not Men,

Id., 251 151. The Embargo,

Quincy, 303

97. Balance of Power,

Id., 252 152. Disunion,

Pinkney, 304

98. Collision of Vices,

Id., 253 153. British Influence, J. Randolph, 305

99. England and America, Mackintosh, 25+ 154. Greek Question,

Id., 306
100. Fate of Reformers, Brougham, 255 155. Virginia Constitution, .

Id., 307

101. Parliamentary Reform, . Id., 256 156. Against Duelling, . Compilation, 308

102. Religious Liberty, O'Connell, 257 157. The Declaration, . J. Q. Adams, 309

103. Irish Disturbance Bill,

Id., 258 158. Washington's Sword, &c., Id., 310

104. The Death Penalty,

Byron, 259 159. Union with Liberty, Jackson, 311

105. Charges against Catholics, Sheil, 260 160. War,

Binney, 312

106. Irish Aliens,

12., 261 161. The Supreme Court,

Id., 312

107. Irish Establishment,

Id., 262 162. U. S. Constitution,

Legare, 313

108. Repeal of Union,
Id., 263 163. On Returning to the U. States,

Id., 314

109. England's Misrule, .

Id., 264 164. In Favor of War, 1813, .

Clay, 315

110. Civil War, Lord Palmerston, 265 165. Jefferson Defended,

Id., 316

111. Reform,

Lord J. Russell, 266 166. Military Insubordination, . Id., 316

112. Irish Church,
Macaulay, 267 167. Noblest Public Virtue,

Id., 317

113. Hours of Labor,

Id., 268 168. Expunging Resolution,

Id., 318

114. Reform, to Preserve,

Id., 269 169. Independence of Greece, Id., 319

115. Men always fit to be Free, Id., 270 170. Prospect of War,

Calhoun, 320

116. Second Bill of Rights,

Id., 270 171. The Force Bill,

Id., 321

117. Public Opinion, the Sword, Id., 271 172. Purse and Sword,

Id., 322
118. A Government should Grow, Id., 272 173. Liberty the Meed,

Id., 323

119. Reform irresistible,

Id., 273 174. Popular Elections, McDuffie, 324

120. Reply to 119,

Croker, 275 175. Military Qualitications, . Sergeant, 325

121. Perils of Reform,

Id., 275 176. Opposition,

Webster, 326

1:22. Copyright,

Taifourd, 276 177. Moral Force,

Id., 327

123. Literary Property, .

Id., 277 178. Sympathy with South America, Id., 328

124. International Copyright, Id., 278 179. The Poor and Rich,

Id., 329
125. Legislative Union,
Peel, 279 180. Sudilen Conversions, .

Id., 330
126. American Vessels,
Cobuen, 280 181. Constitution Platforin,

Id., 331

182. Resistance to Oppression, Id., 332

183. Peaceable Secession,

AMERICAN

Id., 333

184. Clay's Resolutions, .

Id., 333

127. Resistance,
Henry, 281 185. Justice to the Whole,

Id., 334

128. War inevitable,

Id., 292 186. Matches and Over-matches,

Id., 335

129. Return of British Fugitives, Id. 283 187. S. Carolina and Mass.,

Id., 336
130. Supposed Speech,
Otis, 284 188. Liberty and Union,

Id., 338

131. For Independence, .

Lee, 295 189. Reply to Webster,

Hayne, 339

132. Federal Constitution, . Franklin, 286 190. The South in 1776, .

II., 340

133. God Governs,

Id., 287 191. The South in 1812,

Id., 341

134. For a Declaration,

Adams, 288 192. Defalcations,

. Prentiss, 342

135. Conclusion of foregoing,

Id., 289 193. American Laborers, Naylor, 313

136. On Government, Hamilton, 290 194. Fulton's Invention, Hoffman, 344

137. U. S. Constitution,

Id., 291 195. Sectional Services, Cushing, 345

138. Aristocracy, .

Livingston, 292 196. National Hatreds,

Coate, 346

139. Extent of Country, Randolph, 293 | 197. Precedents,

Cas8, 347

140. France and the U.S. . Washington, 294 198. On Intervention, J. Clemens, 348

141. Foreign Influence,

Id., 294 200. Hazards of Prosperity, W. R. Smith, 349

142. Sanctity of Treaties,

Ames, 295 201. Flogging in the Navy, . Stockton, 350

143. The British Treaty,

Id., 296 | 202. Gov't Extravagance, Crittenden, 352

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1. The Crucifixion,

Croly, 401 25. Fate of Virginia,

Macaulay, 432

2. Seventh Plague of Egypt, Id., 403 26. Horatius at the Bridge,

Id., 433

3. Three Days of Columbus, Delavigne, 405 27. Execution of Montrose, Aytoun, 435

4. Destruction of the Philistines, Milton, 407 28. Peace and War,

Shelley, 437

5. Satan's Encounter with Death, . Id., 408 29. America to Britain,

Allston, 438

6. Belshazzar's Feast,

Hughes, 409 30. Old Ironsides,

Holmes, 439

7. Bernardo del Carpio, Hemans, 411 31. Ball at Brussels,

· Byron, 439

8. Casabianca,

Id., 412 32. The Dying Gladiator,

Id., 441

9. Rocks of My Country,

Id., 413 33. Degeneracy of Greece,

10. The Two Homes,

Id., 413 34. Sennacherib,

Id., 442

11. Invocation,

Id., 414 | 35. The Teinpest stilled,

Lyons, 443

12. Lochinvar, .

Scott, 414 36. Excelsior,

Longfellow, 444

13. Marmion taking Leave,

Ia., 416 37. To the Rainbow,

Campbell, 445

14. Death of Marmion,

Id., 417 38. Glenara,

Id., 416

15. Death of Bertram,

Id., 418 39. The O'Kavanagh,

Shea, 447

16. Love of Country,

Id., 419 40. Ode on the Passions, Collins, 443

17. Baron's Last Banquet, · Greene, 420 41. The Greek and Turkman, Croly, 450

18. How they brought the Good News 42. The Curse of Cain,

Knox, 451

from Ghent to Aix, Browning, 421 43. America,

Berkeley, 452

19. The Soldier from Bingen, Norton, 422 44. The World for Sale,

Hoyt, 452

20. The Torch of Liberty, Moore, 424 45. Death of Gen. Taylor, Conrad, 454

21. Sailor-boy's Dream, . Dimond, 425 46. The Passage, .

Uhland, 455

22. Damon and Pythias, Schiller, 427 47. Courage,

Procter, 456

23. The Battle,

Id., 429 48. The Moor's Revenge, Mickiewicz, 456

24. The Glove,

Id., 431 19. Charade on Campbell, · Praed, 458

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PART EIGHTH.

RHETORICAL AND DRAMATIC.

Id., 502

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1. Rome and Carthage, . Hugo, 471 23. Brutus and Cassius, . Shakspeare, 425
2 Drones of the Community, Shelley, 472 24. Regrets of Drunkenness,

Id., 498
3. Cæsar's Passage of Rubicon, Knowles, 473 25. Cassius instigates Brutus, Id., 500
4. Rolla's Address, . Sheridan, 473 26. Cardinal Wolsey,

Id., 501
5. Richelieu to the King, Bulwer, 474 27. Hamlet to the Players,
6. Cromwell by Coffin of Charles I., Id., 475 28. Hamlet's Soliloquy,

Id., 503

7. Virtue of Great Examples, . . Byron, 476 29. Not ashamed of his Trade, Morton, 504

8. Marino Faliero to Conspirators, Id., 477 30. The Union and Government, . Simins, 507

9. Marino Faliero's Dying Speech, Id., 478 31. Colonna to the King,

Sheil, 507

10. Catiline to his Friends, Croly, 480 32. Address to the Swiss, , Schiller, 508

11. Catiline's Defiance,

Id., 481 33. Wm. Tell in Wait for Gesler,

Id., 50)

12. Pride of Ancestry,

Id., 482 34. Wm. Tell's Escape,

Id., 511

13. Lochiel's Warning, Campbell, 483 35. Wallenstein's Soliloquy,

Id., 512
14. Van Artevelde's Defence, . Taylor, 485 36. Belief in Astrology,

II., 513

15. Duty to One's Country, . More, 486 37. Grief of Bereavement,

Id., 514

16. St. Pierre to Ferrardo, Knowles, 487 38. Priuli and Jaffier,

Otway, 514

17. Wm. Tell on Switzerland, . Id., 488 39. Nothing in it,

Mathews, 517

18. Tell among the Mountains, Id., 489 40. Moses at the Fair,

Coyne, 519

19. The Fractious Man,

Brueys, 489 41. Van den Bosch and Artevelde, Taylor, 520

20. Balthazar and the Quack, . Tobin, 491 42. The Weathercock, Allingham, 523

21. Brutus and Titus,

Lee, 492 43. Saladin and Malek Adhel,

525

22. Cato's Soliloquy, .

Addison, 495 44. Damon to Syracusans,

Banim, 530

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1. Speech of Buzfuz,
Dickens, 531 10. Dramatic Styles, .

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2. Art of Book-keeping,

Hood, 533 11. Merchant and Stranger, · H. Smith, 543

3. Magpie and Monkey, Yriarte, 534 12. Victim of Reform,

547

4. Rich Man and Poor, · · Khemnitzer, 536 13. Not Fine Feathers make Fine Birds, 510

5. Whittling,

. . J. Pierpont, 537 | 14. Culprit and Judge, . Horace Smith, 546

6. City Men in the Country, Holmes, 538 | 15. Jester Condemned to Death,

7. Fuss at Fires,

. Id., 547

Anon., 539 16. Poet and Alchemist,

Id., 517
8. One Story's Good till another is Told, 17. Blindman's Butl,

Id., 518
Swain, 540 18. Farmer and Counsellor,

Id., 549

9. The Great Musical Critic, . • 541 | 19. Putl's Account of Himself, Sheridan, 550

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6. Pauper's Death-bed, · C. B. Southey, 551

2. Pushmataha to Sec. of War,

552 7. Hope,

Sarah F. Adams, 555

3. Supposed Speech of Chief of Pocomtuc 8. Death,

Horace Smith, 555

Indians, :
Everett, 552 9. Lachrymose Writers,

Id., 556

4. Logan to Lord Dummore,

553 10. The Sanctuary,

6. Moral Cosmetics, . Horace Smith, 554

Id., 557

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