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DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS, to wit:

District Clerk's Office. BE IT REMEMBERED, that on the seventeenth day of March L. S.

A. D. 1826, in the fiftieth year of the Independence of the United

States of America, SAMUEL WALKER, of the said District, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as Proprietor, in the words following, to wit :

Elegant Extracts, or Useful and Entertaining Passages from the best English Authors and Translations ; principally designed for the use of young persons. Originally compiled by the Rev. Vicesimus Knox, D. D. å new Edition, embellished with elegant Engravings, prepared by James G. Percival, in six volumes. Vol. 6. POETRY.

In Conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States, entitled « An Act for the encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned:” and also to an Act entitled “An Act supplementary to an Act, entitled, An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned ; and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.”

JNO. W. DAVIS, { {

of Massachusetts.

26-106

2

CONTENTS.

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PART I.

Sect.

Page.

Sect.

Page.

11 Young Norval informs Lord Randolph by

1 All's WELL THAT ENDS WELL Shakspeare. 1

what Means he acquired a Knowledge

2 As You LIKE IT

Ibid. 2

in the Art of War

Home. 114

3 COMEDY OF ERRORS

Ibid. 7 12 Douglas's Soliloquy in the Wood, wait-

4 Love's LABOUR Lost

Ibid. 7

ing for Lady Randolph, after he was

5 MEASURE FOR MEASURE

Ibid. 9

known to be her Son

Ibid. 114

6 THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

Ibid. 13 13 Scene from Cato

Addison. 115

7 MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR

Ibid. 19

14 From the Same-on the Immortality of

8 A MIDSUMMER NIGHT's DREAM

Ibid. 20

the Soul

Ibid. 116

9 MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

Ibid. 22

15 Forest Sports

- Lamb. 117

10 THE TAMING OF THE SHREW

Ibid. 24 16 Soliloquy of Lioni

Byron. 118

11 The TEMPEST

Ibid. 26

17 Last Speech of the Doge

Ibid. 119

12 TWELFTH Night, or What You Will Ibid. 29 18 The Fountain of Siloe-Night Milman. 119

13 THE Two GENTLEMEN OF VERONA Ibid. 30 19 The Falcon.-Conclusion

Cornwall. 121

14 THE WINTER'S TALE

Ibid. 32

20 The Plague

Dryden. 122

. 15 ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA

Ibid. 35

21 The killing of a Boar

Otway. 122

16 CORIOLANUS

Ibid. 38

22 Description of a populous City

Young. 122

17 CYMBELINE

Ibid. 41

23 Rural Courtship

Dryden. 122

18 HAMLET

Ibid. 44 24 Description of a Person left on a desert

19 THE FIRST PART OF IIENRY IV.

Ibid. 51

Island

Thomson. 122

20 THE SECOND PART OF HENRY IV. Ibid. 53 25 The first Feats of a young Eagle Rowe. 122

21 THE LIFE OF HENRY V.

Ibid. 56 26 Filial Piety

Mallet. 123

22 THE FIRST PART OF HENRY VI.

Ibid. 58

27 Bad Fortune more easily borne than good

23 THE SECOND PART OF HENRY VI. Ibid. 58

Rowe. 123

24 THE THIRD PART OF HENRY VI. Ibid. 59

28 A Friend to Freedom can never be a

Traitor

25 THE LIFE OF HENRY VIII.

Ibid. 61

Thomson. 123

26 THE LIFE AND DEATH OF KING JOHN Ibid. 63

29 Description of a Hag

Otway. 123

27 JULIUS CÆSAR

Ibid. 66 30 Happiness the inseparable Companion of

28 King LEAR

Ibid. 71

Virtue

Rowe. 123

29 MACBETH

Ibid. 74

31 The true End of Life

Thomson. 123

30 OTHELLO

Ibid. 79

32 The Same

Johnson. 123

31 THE LIFE AND DEATH OF King Rich-

33 Character of an excellent Man Rowe. 123

Ibid. 83 34 Virtue the only true Source of Nobility

32 THE LIFE AND DEATH OF KING Rich-

Thomson. 123

Ibid. 85 35 The happy Effects of Misfortune Ibid. 123

33 ROMEO AND JULIET

Ibid. 87 36 A Description of the Morning. Otway. 124

34 TIMON OF ATHENS

armii Notes of the Nightingale Lee. 124

35 TITUS ANDRONICUS

Ibid. 94

38 The Same

Rowe. 124

36 TROILUS AND CRESSIDA

Ibid. 95

39 The Love of our Country the greatest

Virtue

Thomson, 124

40 The Same

W. Whitehead. 124

41 In what Philosophy really consists Thomson. 124

42 Scipio restoring the captive Princess to

her royal Lover

Ibid. 124

PART II. Miscellaneous.

43 Providence

Ibid. 125

44 Description of Ships appearing at a Dis-

1 Sforza, Duke of Milan, pleading his

tance, and approaching the Shore

Cause before the Emperor Charles V.

Dryden. 125

Massinger. 99 45 Virtue preferable to Rank

Rowe. 125

2 Sebastian and Dorax

Dryden. 100 46 Description of an ancient Cathedral

3 Antony and Ventidius

Ibid. 102

Congreve. 125

4 Priuli and Jaffier

Otway. 105 47 Description of a Triumph

Lee. 125

5 Jaffier and Pierre

Ibid. 106 48 A Shepherd's Life happier than a King's

6 Theodosius and Marcian

Lee. 107

Hill. 26

7 Gloster and Hastings

Rowe. 109 49 Virtue its own Reward

Rowe. 126

8 Gustavus and Dalecarliang

Brooke. 111 50 No Difficulties insuperable to the Pru-

9 Gustavus and Cristiern

Ibid. 112

dent and Brave

Ibid. 126

10 Lady Randolph, Lord Randolph, and 51 Percy and Elinor.-From Percy's Masque

young Norval, not known at the time

Hillhouse. 126

to bo Lady Randolph's Son Home. 113 152 Hadad and Tamar

Ibid 127

A 2

ARD II.

ARD III.

Ibid. 92 37 The

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159
- 159

169
• 160

160
160
161
162
162

VARIOUS DESCRIPTIONS FROM SPENSER.

25 Adonis's Garden

FAIRFAX'S TASSO.

145

26 Affections

145 87 Image of Armida and Attendants, en-

27 Ambition

145 raged at Rinaldo's hewing down the

28 Arbor

146 Myrtle to dissolve the Charm

164

29 Avarice

146 88 Description of Armida's wonderful Par-

30 Bashfulness

146

rot

161

31 Beauty

147

32 Bower of Bliss

147

33 Bower of Proteus

149 89 The Story of Isulia

Daniel. 164

34 Charity

149

90 The Praise of Poetry

Cowley. 165

35 Cupid

149 91 The Country Mouse

Ibid. 166

36 Danger

150

92 Drinking

Ibid. 166

37 Day-break

150

93 The Grasshopper

Ibid. 167

38 Death

150

94 The Swallow

Ibid. 167

39 Defamation

- 150

40 Desire

150

41 Detraction

150

GLOVER'S LEONIDAS.

42 Discord's House

151

43 Envy

152

95 Leonidas's Address to his Countrymen 167

44 Faith

152 96 Leonidas's Answer to the Persian Am-

45 Fancy

152

bassador

167

46 Fear

152 97 Pathetic Farewell of Leonidas to his

47 Ship

152

Wife and Family

168

48 Fire

152

98 Characters of Teribazus and Ariana

168

49 First Age

153

50 Gluttony

153

51 Grove

153

SONNETS, BY SMITH.

52 Harmony

153

53 Hermitage

153 99 To the Moon

169

54 Honor

153 100 On the Departure of the Nightingale

55 Hope

154 101 Written at the Close of Spring

169

56 Hypocrite

154 102 Should the lone Wanderer

• 169

57 Idleness

154 103 To Night

169

58 Ignorance

154 104 To Tranquillity

59 Inconstancy

154 105 Written in the Church-yard at Middle-

60 Incontinence

154 ton, in Sussex

169

61 Lechery

155 106 Written at Penthurst, in Autumn, 1788

02 Life

155

63 Love

• 155

64 Madness

155 107 Extract from a Poem on his own ap-

65 Mercy

156 proaching Death - Michael Bruce. 170

66 Minerva

156 108 Sonnet to Twilight Miss Williams. 170

67 Morning

156 109 Sonnet to Expression

Ibid. 170

68 Palace of Sleep

157 110 Sonnet to Hope

Ibid. 170

69 Sun

157 | 111 Sonnet to the Moon

Ibid. 170

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