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YOUNG LADIES' CLASS BOOK;

LESSONS FOR READING,

COLLINS AND HANNAY, NEW YORK; KEY AND MEILKE, PHILADEL-

THE
A SELECTION OF
PROSE AND VERSE.

BY EBENEZER BAILEY,
PRINCIPAL OF THE YOUNG LADIES' HIGH SCHOOL, BOSTON.

BOSTON:
LINCOLN AND EDMANDS.

IN

PHIA; CUSHING AND SONS, BALTIMORE.

EDUC-PSYCH

Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1831, by EBENEZER

BAILEY, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of Massachusetts.

Collisi 4.1876

894
TABLE OF CONTENTS.

B154

you
EDUC.
PSYCH.

LIBRARY
LESSONS IN PROSE.

14. The same,

30. The same,

The names of American writers are in small capitals.

Lesson.

Page.

1. On Elocution and Reading

N. A. REVIEW. 9

12. Education of Females

STORY. 11

6. Contrasted Soliloquies

Jane Taylor. 17

10. Character of a wise and amiable Woman

FREEMAN. 25

12. Scenery at the Notch of the White Mountains Dwight. 29

13. " The Fashion of this World passeth away” PIERPONT. 33

concluded

IBID. 37

19. Instability of Character

Alison. 45

20. The same, concluded

Ibid. 47

21. Stability of Character

Ibid. 49

23. The Village Grave-Yard

GREENWOOD. 53

25. The Wife

IRVING. 60

26. The same, concluded

IBID. 64

29. The Mountain of Miseries

Addison. 72

concluded

Ibid. 75

31. Advantages of a Taste for the Beauties of Nature .. Percival. 77

35. Government of the Temper

Mrs. Chapone. 83

36. Peevishness

Ibid. 86

37. Obstinacy

Ibid. 88

41. Art of Pleasing

Chesterfield. 94

42. Politeness

Miss Talbot. 96

43. Confessions of a bashful Man

Anonymous. 97

44. Intemperate Love of Praise

Blair. 101

47. Description of the Custom of Whitewashing HOPKINSON. 109

48. On considering both Sides of a Question Beaumont. 113

51. Influence of Christianity in elevating the Character of

Females

CARTER. 118

52. Letter on Watering-places..

..Mrs. Barbauld. 120

53. The same, concluded..

.. Ibid. 123

55. Character and Decay of the North American Indians... Story. 129

59. Portrait of a worldly-minded Woman...

.FREEMAN. 137

60. Portrait of a selfish Woman....

Ibid. 140

62. Extracts from “ A Father's Legacy”.

Gregory. 146

63. The same, concluded..

Ibid. 148

65. A Family Scene...

Miss Ferrier. 153

concluded.

..Ibid. 156

67. Local Associations..

..Otis. 160

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