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Play-place of Youth

Cowper
Epic Poetry

Blair
Scenes of Childhood

Wordsworth
Activity of Nature

Cowper
Afflictions in Poverty,

W. Irving
Forbearances of Social Life

Dr. Johnson
Variety of News

Pope
The Cid's Funeral

F. Hemans
Mountain Prospect

Pollok
A Suppliant's Misery

Spenser
Death-bed Teaching

Pollok
XIII.-ANTITHESIS
John Bull

Irving
Emphasis and Accent

Sheridan
Homer and Milton compared

R. Hall
Change of Sentiment

Byron
Freedom, in its noblest sense

Pollok
Praise of Virtue .

Pope
The Vanity of Life

Shakspeare
XIV.-INTERROGATION

Extracts from Demosthenes’ Philippics
Truth

Mason
British Energy

Dyer
Virtue remaining after Death

Ed. Moore
XV.-PARENTHESIS
Privilege of the House of Commons

. Junius
Good Effects of Rational Education

Dodd
The Mistress of the Dame's School H. Kirke White
Zetland Isles

W. Scott
Appeal to British Loyalty

Wordsworth
Foolish Extravagance in Dress .

Cowper
The Storm

W. Scott
XVI.-EXCLAMATION, Echo, COMMAND, AND APOSTROPHE

Exclamation, Examples of
Echo, Examples of
Command, Examples of
Apostrophe, Examples of
Address of Brutus over the Dead Body of Cæsar

Shakspeare
The Ocean

Byron
Sir Isaac Newton, as a Christian

Erskine
Enterprise

Wordsworth
King Lear in a Storm

Shakspeare
Pious Trust in Affliction

C. Swain
XVII.-CLIMAX OR AMPLIFICATION

Cicero against Verres
Religious Support in Affliction

it. Kirke White
Lord Thurlow's Reply to the Duke of Grafton

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XVIII.-SUPPLEMENTARY OBSERVATIONS ON EXPLANATORY,

INVERTED, AND NEGATIVE CLAUSES, AND QUOTA-
Simple Explanation, Examples of
Apposition, Examples of
The Case Absolute, Examples of
The Simile, Examples of
Transposition, Examples of
Negative Clauses, Examples of .
Quotations, Examples of
A Desert

Belzoni
Hotspur reading a Letter

Shakspeare
Justice (from Boileau)

Pope

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1.-ON THE READING OF POETRY
II.-EMOTIONAL EXPRESSION
III.-PASSIONS, IN WHICH PLEASING EMOTIONS PREDOMINATE
(1.) LOVE-A Son's Love

Cowper
A Wife's Love

Milton
Description of Love

C. Swain
Youthful Love

C. Swain
A Husband's Love in Sickness

C. Veale
Love of Birth-place

H. K. White
Love of Country

W. Scott
(2.) SYMPATHY--The Superiority of Sympathy

A kenside
Sympathy with a Broken Heart

Sterne
(3.) HOPE—The unappreciable value of Hope Cowper
The Anticipations of Hope

Campbell
The Sustaining Power of Religious Hope

H. K. White
Hope amidst Worldly Pursuits Goldsmith
Hope in Death

Campbell
The Assurance of Hope in Final Judgment Milman
(4.) JOY-Joy at Recognition

Thomson
Joy of a Pardoned Offender

Cowper
Joy at a Father's Return

C. Swain
Angels Rejoicing at the Saviour's Birth

R. Montgomery
Ecstacy, or Joy in Heavenly Bliss . Pope
IV.-PASSIONS, WITH MENTAL DISTRESS
(1.) SHAME-Coriolanus ashamed of Public Praise

Shakspeare
Shame of Adam and Eve, after their Fall Milton
Shame at deserving Public Disgrace Dr. Dodd

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(2.) FEAR-A Tyrant's Fear

Knowles
Fear of Cruelty

Shakspeare
Fear of Apparitions

W. Scott
Juliet's Fear

Shakspeare
Guilty Fear

W. Scott
(3.) GRIEF-A Mother's Grief

Moultrie
A Lover's Grief

H. K. White
A Widowed Husband's Grief

Lyttelton
A Convict Husband's Grief

Dr. Dodd
A Convict Mother's Grief

Dale
V.- PASSIONS, WITH INTENSE EMOTIONS
(1.) ANGER AND RAGE-Adam's Anger against Eve

Milton
Henry the Fifth's Anger against Lord Scroop

Shakspeare
Queen Katharine's Indignation against Wolsey

Shakspeare
Rage of Marmion against Douglas W. Scott
W. Tell's Rage at being commanded to bow to
Gesler's cap

Knowles
Duchess of Gloster's Rage against Richard III.

Shakspeare
(2.) HATRED AND REVENGE-Coriolanus' Hate of the
Common People

Shakspeare
Zanga's Hatred of Alonzo

Young
Shylock's Hatred of Antonio

Shakspeare
Brutus' desire to be Revenged on Tarquin Payne
W. Tell's determination to be Revenged on Gesler

Knowles
Shylock's Gratification in the expectation of
Revenge

Shakspeare
(3.) REMORSE and DESPAIR—Description of Remorse

Earl of Dorset
Othello's Remorse

Shakspeare
A Mother's violent Grief and Despair Shakspeare
Despair at Separation from a Lover C. Swain
Death-bed Despair

Young
Despair with Madness

Shakspeare
VI.--IMPASSIONED SENTIMENT

A noble-minded Abhorrence of Slavery Cowper

A high regard for Woman's Reputation C. Swain
VII.-POINT AND WIT
(1.) EPIGRAM–Wit Described

Young
An Epigram Described

Anon.
The Manchester Millers, Bone and Skin Dr. Byrom
On the Leaves of a well-bound Book Burns
Dum vivimus, vivamus" Dr. Doddridge
Robert Bloomfield .

H. Kirke White

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Excuse to Charles II.

Waller
Interfering with others' Quarrels

Dean Swift
(2.) REPARTEE—Dr. Radcliffe and Sir G. Kneller Anon.
Reproof of Vanity

Anon.
Reproof of Conceit

А пот. .
Miscalculation

Anon.
Wit and Repartee, under Difficulties

Cowper
A Severe Retort

Anon.
(3.) FACETIÆ

Humorous Caricature of Popular Valour and Ora-
tory

W. Irving
Amusement of Jaques

Shakspeare
Humorous Illustrations of Artifice and Honesty

Peter Pindar
(4.) IRONY, SATIRE, and SARCASM

Satire Ineffectual when Inapplicable Shakspeare
Satirical description of a Nobleman Dryden
Satire on Ignorant Patrons and Parasitical Authors

Pope
Hotspur's Satirical description of a Fop

Shakspeare
Cassius' Sarcastic and Ironical description of
Cæsar

Shakspeare
Ironical description of Infidelity Erskine
Ironical Condemnation of British Rule in India

Sheridan
(5.) ANECDOTE-Anecdote of R. Hall against deceiving
Children

Dr. Gregory
Anecdote of Abernethy

S. Smiles
Anecdotes illustrative of Friendship Cowper

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1.-OBJECT OF THE EXERCISES IN PART III.
II.--READING ALOUD, RECITING, AND GESTURE
III.–DIDACTIC PIECES
On the Law of Gravitation

Profes. Airy
Hamlet's directions for a Correct Delivery Shakspeare
IV.-SIMPLE NARRATION AND DESCRIPTION

w. Irving

A Family of Rank Described
The Village Schoolmaster described Goldsmith
EMOTIONAL NARRATION AND DESCRIPTION
Description of the Fight between Fitz-James and
Roderick Dhu

W. Scott
Description of a Warrior Dying Dr. Croly
Clarence's Dream

Shakspeare
V.-ARGUMENT

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Natural appetency for Rectitude Dr. Chalmers
The Existence of Angels

Bp. Bull
Against Tyrannical use of Power

Sheridan
In favour of Leniency to another

Shakspeare
VI.-REQUEST AND SUPPLICATION
Invitation to Companionship

Logan
Asking a Favour

Shakspeare
Importunity

Shakspeare
The Athenian Senate requesting Timon's Return

Shakspeare
A Mother's Supplication in behalf of her Child

C. Swain
Extract from an Election Speech H, Brougham
Impassioned Appeal on the Reform Bill

Lord Brougham
Calm and earnest Supplication .

Young
A Poet's Prayer .

Pollok
VII.- LECTURE READING

On the Language of Ancient Greece Sheridan
VIII.-ORATIONS AND OTHER POPULAR ADDRESSES

Condemnation of Agencies in American War Chatham
Anthony's Address over Cæsar's Body Shakspeare
Panegyric of Pompey

Cicero
IX.-SOLILOQUY

Falstaff's Soliloquy on Honour : Shakspeare
Douglas's Reflections on his Noble Origin Home
Hamlet's Soliloquy on Death

Shakspeare
Wolsey's Soliloquy on the cause of his Disgrace

Shakspeare
X.-PART READING
(1.) CONTINUOUS DIALOGUE-Interview between Dan-
ton and Robespierre

Mignet
The Three Warnings

Mrs. Thrale
(2.) CONVERSATIONS in POETRY-Lord Bathurst and
Mr. Pope

Pope
(3.) DRAMATIC Pieces.- Repariee-Don Armado and
Moth

Shakspeare
Violent and Contending Emotions—Tubal and
Shylock

Shakspeare
Painful Anticipation of Banishment-Friar and
Romeo

Shakspeare
Noble Sentiments-Cato, Sempronius, Lucius, and
Juba

Addison

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