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# AL 38.56

HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1855,

BY CHARLES SCRIBNER,

in the Cierk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York.

OA. ALVORD, Printer.

R. CRAIGHEAD, ELECTROTYPER AND STEREOTYPER,

68 Vesey Street, N. Y

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JAMES KIRKE PAULDING

A Rural Lover, from the "Lay of the Scottish

Fiddle."

An Evening Walk in Virginia, from the " Letters

from the South.'

A Trio of Frenchmen.

Character of Washington.

The Man that wanted but One Thing, the Man that

wanted Everything, and the Man that wanted

Nothing

JOSEPH STORY

Fragments.

WASHINGTON ALLSTON

Irving's Reminiscences of Allston.

America to Great Britain.

Winter, from the "Sylphs of the Seasons."

Rosalie.

Invention in Art in Ostade and Raphael, from the

"Lectures on Art."

JOSEPH T. BUCKINGHAM .

MOSES STUART

WILLIAM ELLERY CHANNING

Military Genius, from the “ Essay on Napoleon."

Religion in Literature, from the “Essay on Fenelon."

HENRY T. FARMER

The Woes of Modern Greece: a Prize Poem.

TIMOTHY FLINT

The shores of the Ohio.

HENRY PICKERING

The House in which I was born: once the Head:

quarters of Wa hington.

The Dismantled Cabinet,

The Buckwheat Cake.

HENRY J. FINN

Passage from the Comic Annual."

DANIEL WEBSTER

Moral Force of Public Opinion, from the Speech on

the Revolution in Greece.

The Union-Peroration of second Speech on Foot's

Resolution in Reply to Hayne.

The Secret of Murder—the Trial of Knapp for the

Murder of White.

From the Address before the New York IIistorical

Society, 1852.

Letter on the Morning, to Mrs. J. W. Paige.

JOHN C. CALHOUN

State Sovereignty, from the Speech on the force

Bill in the Senate, February, 1833.

ROBERT WALSH

Sentences, froin" Didactics..

HENRY WHEATON

CHARLES J. INGERSOLL

Book-making Travellers in America' from “Inchi

quin's Letters."

LEWIS CASS

Passage from Address before the New England so:

ciety of Michigan.

THOMAS HART BENTON

Character of Nathaniel Macon, from the Thirty

Years' View."

HENIY A. S. DEARBORN

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JAMES HALL .

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Solitude.

Pierre, the French Barber's Indian Adventure, from

* the Dark Maid of Ilinois,

WILLIAM L. STONE

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HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT

151

The White Stone Cance-froin the "Tales of a Wigs

wan."

WILLIAMS COLLEGE

154

EDWARD HITCHCOCK.

156

HENRY C. CAREY.

157

HENRY COGSWELL KNIGHT

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The Country Oven.

FREDERICK KNIGHT

Faith.

HEW AINSLIE

160

The Absent Father.

The Ingle Side.

JOHN L

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A War Song of the Revolution.

The Birth of a Poet.

ORVILLE DEWEY

164

Study, from his Phi Beta Kappa Address in 1830.

JARED SPARKS

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EDWARD ROBINSON

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THERESE ROBINSON

EDWARD EVERETT

169

Passages from his Phi Beta Kappa Poem.

Benefits to America of One National Literature.

The Men and Deeds of the Revolution.

HENRY WARE-HENRY WARE, JR.JOIN WARE

-WILLIAM WARE

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Sonnet on the Completion of Noyes's Translation or

the Prophets. November, 1837.

Death of Probus, from “ Aurelian.

Zenobia. Fausta, and Piso, from * Zenobia."

Repose, from the "Lectures on Allston."

CAROLINE GILMAN

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The Plantation.

To the Ursulines.

CAROLINE H. GLOVER

Spring Tiine.

CARLOS WILCOX

161

Spring in New England, froin the “ Age of Benevo:

lence.

WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT

153

Drought.

Thanatopsis.

To a Waterfowl.

June,

The Death of the Flowers,

Oh, Failest of the Rural Maids.

To the Evening Wind.

Song of Marion's Men.

The Battle Field.

The Land of Dreams.

Robert of Lincoln.

Corn-Shucking in South Carolina, from the * Letters

of a Traveller."

JOHN HOWARD BRYANT

Lines on finding a Fountain in a secluded part of a

Forest.

JOHN D. GODMAN

191

The Pine Forest.

BOWDOIN COLLEGE

192

UNION COLLEGE

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JOHN E. HOLBROOK

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MARIA BROOKS

198

Passages from “Zophiel."
Egla Sleeping in the Grove of Acacias, from * Zo.

phicl."

Morning Sunlight, from “ Zophicl."

Song, from " Zophiel."

JOSEPH RODMAN DRAKE.

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Passage from “Lines to John Lang."

Passages from “the Culprit Fay."

Impromptu.

The Mocking Bird.

Sonnet.

To the Defenders of New Orleans,

Bronx.

To Ennui, from “the Croakers."

Ode to Fortune,

To Croaker, Junior,

The American Flag

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