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LESSON

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellore

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XXI. PAUL FLEMMING RESOLVES

54 XXII. A GOOD DAUGHTER

John Gorham Palfrey 57
THE FUTURE OF WOMAN

Elliot

59 XXIII. BE PUNCTUAL

60 XXIV. PROCRASTINATION

Edward Young

62 XXV. SHUN DEBT

Sir E. Bulwer-Lytton 64 XXVI. THE LOVE OF TRUTH

Henry Giles

66 XXVII. AN ORDER FOR A PICTURE

Alice Cary XXVIII. ILLUSIONS IN RESPECT TO RICHES

71 XXIX. DIMES AND DOLLARS

Henry Willis

73 XXX. PRACTICALITY

John Ruskin

75 XXXI. Do AS YOU WOULD BE DONE BY .

77 RECIPROCAL KINDNESS

Cowper 78 XXXII. TacT AND TALENT

London Atlas 79 XXXIII. SPEECH AND SILENCE

Thomas Carlyle 81 XXXIV. THE SILENT ACADEMY

From the French XXXV. Is KNOWLEDGE Power? Sir E. Bulwer-Lytton XXXVI. THE PLOWMAN

Oliver Wendell Holmes

87 XXXVII. LABOR AND GENIUS

Sydney Smith 88 XXXVIII. Work, I

John Ruskin

92 WORK, II

Thomas Carlyle 93
XXXIX. SONG OF THE SOWER lilliam Cullen Bryant 96
XL. CONTROL OF THE MIND

John Todd 102
XLI. BASIS OF TOLERATION

Marcus Aurelius 106
XLII. The Two ROADS .

Jean Paul Richter 108 XLIII. END OF THE PLAY William Makepeace Thackeray 110 XLIV. CHARACTER OF WASHINGTON George Bancroft 113 XLV. LIBERTY

. Orville Dewey 117 XLVI. RIENZI TO THE ROMANS Mary Russell Mitford 119 XLVII. PECULIARITY OF AMERICAN LIBERTY

Daniel Webster

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XLVIII. THE REVOLUTIONARY RISING

Thomas Buchanan Read 123 XLIX. AMERICAN LOYALTY .

Daniel W'ebster 126 L. CENTENNIAL HYMN John Greenleaf Whittier 128 LI. THE SOUTHERN SOLDIER . Henry W. Grady 130 LII. ADDRESS AT GETTYSBURG

Abraham Lincoln 132 LIII. THE GRAVES OF THE PATRIOTS James Gates Percival 133 LIV. OUR DUTY TO THE REPUBLIC . Joseph Story 135 LV. ADDRESS TO THE SURVIVORS OF THE BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL

Daniel Webster 137 LVI. WHAT MAKES A NATION?

W. D. Nesbit 139 LVII. THE TRUE GRANDEUR OF NATIONS Charles Sumner 140 LVIII. PATRIOTISM

George William Curtis 144 LIX. THE MAN WITHOUT A COUNTRY

Edward Everett Hale 145 LX. OUR NATIONAL SONGS

153 LXI. UNITY AND PROGRESS OF MANKIND Bancroft 154

PART II

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1. NIAGARA

Mrs. Sigourney 159 THE FALLS OF NIAGARA

Brainard 160 II. THE SEA AND ITS USES

Swain 161 III. APOSTROPHE TO THE OCEAN

Lord Byron 163 IV. THE OCEAN TELEGRAPH William Cullen Bryant 165 V. PLEASURES OF SCIENCE

Lord Brougham 167 VI. THE LESSON OF THE FERN Mary L. Bolles Branch 169 VII. POETRY AND SCIENCE

Dr. George Wilson 170 VIII. God's FIRST TEMPLES William Cullen Bryant 172 IX. UNWRITTEN MUSIC

N. P. W’illis 177 X. A DAY IN JUNE

James Russell Lowell 179 XI. LANDSCAPE BEAUTY .

Francis Jeffrey 181 XII. ELEMENTS OF THE SWISS LANDSCAPE Cheever 185

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XIII. MOUNTAINS

William Howitt 187 XIV. MORNING HYMN TO MOUNT BLANC .

Samuel Taylor Coleridge 189 XV. THE NATURAL BRIDGE

192 XVI. BEAUTY OF THE CLOUDS .

John Ruskin 196 XVII. HYMN TO THE SEASONS

James Thomson 198 XVIII. JERUSALEM BY MOONLIGHT Benjamin Disraeli 202 XIX. A MORNING HYMN

John Milton 205 XX. THE PERCEPTION OF BEAUTY

William Ellery Channing 207 XXI. RETIREMENT

Marcus Aurelius 208 XXII. DELIGHTS OF READING

Sir John Lubbock 211 XXIII. SCENE WITH A PANTHER . Charles B. Brown 213 XXIV. LIGHT OUT OF DARKNESS

Cowper 218 XXV. WISE READING .

John Todd 219 XXVI. WORDS

224 XXVII. SHAKESPEARE'S POWER OF EXPRESSION

228 XXVIII. THE BIBLE, THE BEST OF CLASSICS

Grimke 230 XXIX. SOCIETY, THE GREAT EDUCATOR Orville Dewey 231 XXX. CHRISTMAS FESTIVITY

Washington Irving 234 XXXI. HOME

Henry W. Grady 236 XXXII. A WINTER EVENING'S REFLECTIONS

John Greenleaf Whittier 239 XXXIII. VOICES OF THE DEAD

J. Cumming 241 XXXIV. LIVE TO DO GOOD

244 XXXV. A TRUE LIFE

Horace Greeley 246

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No longer talk at all about the kind of man that a good man ought to be, but be such.

- MARCUS AURELIUS.

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