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AMERICAN LITERATURE

FROM THE EARLIEST SETTLEMENT

TO THE PRESENT TIME

COMPILED AND EDITED BY

EDMUND CLARENCE STEDMAN AND

ELLEN MACKAY HUTCHINSON

NEW EDITION, WITH 303 FULL-PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS

IN ELEVEN VOLUMES

VOL. VII.

NEW-YORK

WILLIAM EVARTS BENJAMIN

COPYRIGHT, 1888,
BY CHARLES L. WEBSTER & COMPANY

COPYRIGHT, 1894,
BY WILLIAM EVARTS BENJAMIN.

(All rights reserved.)

PRESS OF
JENKINS & McCOWAN,

NEW YORK.

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STEPHEN PEARL ANDREWS.

A Science of the Universe . . . . . . . . .

Thomas GOLD APPLETON.

The Colossi

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Table-Talk . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

GEORGE TICKNOR CURTIS.

Man's Two Existences . . . . . . . . .

HENRY Wilson.

Secretary Stanton . . . . . . . . .

ALEXANDER HAMILTON STEPHENS.

The Corner-Stone of the Confederacy . . . . .

WILLIAM STARBUCK MAYO.

A Struggle in the Forest . . . . . . .

WILLIAM HENRY BURLEIGH.

The Harvest-Call . . . . . . . . .

SARAH ROBERTS.

The Voice of the Grass . . . . . . . .

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SAMUEL Osgood.

Hours of Sleep and Hours of Study ... . . .

WILLIAM TAPPAN THOMPSON.

A Proposal of Marriage . . . . . . . . . . . . .

SAMUEL IRENÆUS PRIME.

Explaining Away the Gospel . . . . . . . . . . . .

ABRAHAM COLES.

The “ Dies Iræ" . . . . . . . . . . . .

Dies Iræ . . . . . . . . . . . . .

BENSON Join Lossing.

Old-Time Life in Albany . . . . . . . . . . . . .

JOHN CHARLES FRÉMONT.

The First Exploration of the Great Salt Lake

On Recrossing the Rocky Mountains in Winter after Many Years . . . .

NOTED SAYINGS.

From “The Creole Village.”-A Vow, in " The Liberator," Vol. I., No. 1. 1831.-

Væ Victis! U. S. Senate, January, 1832.- The Upper Ten.-From a Speech in

the U. 8. Senate, 26 January, 1830.--Paraphrase on Webster. Anti-Slavery

Convention, Boston, 1850.-From a Letter to the (Worcester) Whig Conven-

tion, 1 October, 1855.-- Motto of a Compromise Ticket.-A Definition.-From a
Letter to the Maine Whig Committee. 1856.-A Famous Book-Title.-A South-
ern Utterance. U. 8. Senate, March, 1858.--On Slaves and Mudsills. From the
Same Speech.-A Jest from Bohemia.-The “Autocrat's" Credo. 1858.-An
Official Telegram, 29 January, 1861.-“Contrabands," at Fortress Monroe, Va.,
24 May, 1861.-At the Battle of Manassas (Bull Run), 21 July, 1861.-At the
Battle of Seven Pines, 31 May, 1862.-From an Address on Boston Common in
1862.-General and Statesman.-Jurist and Financier . . . . . .

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