Osgood's American Sixth Reader: For Schools and Families

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A. H. English & Company, 1873 - 512 páginas

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Richards Humility
71
Posthumous Fame
78
The Teachers Profession W E Channing
79
Hamlets Instruction to the Players Shakspeare 82 Mrs L M Childs 35
85
Extract from the Ode to Eloquence
86
Grattans Reply to Mr Corry
93
The Voice and the
94
Catilines Reply
100
Whitherward shall a Young Man Set his Face and How shall
101
Famine
108
Knowledge without Religion
114
On the Being of a
122
Soliloquy of Hamlets Uncle
131
A Battle Song of Freedom
139
William Tells Address to the Mountains J S Knowles
146
Banner of the Covenanters
159
Dead in the Street
167
The Dying Brigand
174
The Fall of Poland
181
The Origin of Roast
188
The Bridge of Sighs
192
Golden Grain
196
Prayer and Potatoes
200
The Bashful
202
Thanatopsis
206
A Political Pause
208
Orator Puff
214
Press
217
The Prisoner for Debt
222
The North American Indians
225
The Polish
230
Davids Lamentation over Saul and Jonathan
235
The Same Concluded
241
The Paupers Drive
244
Mrs Caudle asks for Spring Clothing
249
The Ladies Petition to Dr Moyes
251
The Nobility of Labor
256
Hamlets Soliloquy
261
The Miller of Mansfield
262
Speech on the American War Lord Chatham
268
The Quarrel of Brutus and Cassius
271
The Duties of American Citizens Daniel Webster
275
Marseilles Hymn
277
Hannibal to his Soldiers
278
DeathBed of Benedict Arnold George Lippard
281
The Old Sergeant
285
The Old Clock on the Stairs
291
Addisons Hymns W M Thackeray
293
The Gladiator
296
Directions to a Fire Company
301
Our One Life
302
Christ Comforteth his Disciples Bible
303
Spartacus to the Gladiators E Kellogg
309
Morse
329
Charity Bible
332
The Electric Telegraph
333
Our National Banner Edward Everett
334
American History G C Verplanck
337
Horatius
339
Supposed Speech of John Adams Daniel Webster
348
The Gamblers Wife
351
Ossians Address to the Sun and Moon J Macpherson
352
Washingtons Sword and Franklins Staff J Q Adams
359
The Cotters Saturday Night
361
Immensity of the Universe O M Mitchell
366
Paul Reveres Ride
367
Extract from the Bible
373
The Maniac
374
Pedants Seeking Patronage
376
Bernardo Del Carpio
382
The Desire of Death F W Faber
385
The Songs of Fingal and Colma J Macpherson
391
The Battle Hymn
393
Extract from the Bunker Hill Monument Oration Daniel Webster
394
Mans Mastery Over Nature Horace Greeley
399
The Closing Year
400
Supposed Speech of an Indian Chief Edward Everett
403
Falstaffs Boasting Shakspeare
406
The Leper
410
What Good Will the Monument do? Edward Everett
415
Extract from the Last Days of Herculaneum Edwin Atherton
416
Macbriars Address to the Scotch Covenanters Walter Scott
420
The Old Bachelors Sale
422
Speech of Sergeant Buzfuz in the Case of Bardell vs Pick wick Dickens
423
The Present Age Channing
429
Tubal Cain
431
The Death of Morris Walter Scott
432
Extract from a Speech on the Trial of a Murderer Daniel Webster
436
The Rich Man and the Poor
439
A Rill from the Town Pump Nathaniel Hawthorne
440
The Same Concluded
444
The Young Grey Head
447
The Trials of the Pilgrims Edward Everett
450
Bingen on the Rhine
453
Manners in New York in Early Times Washington Irving
459
The Wounded Soldier
462
The BibleIts Deep and Lasting Power T Parker
468
How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to
469
Duty of Literary Men to their Country T S Grimke
471
Songs of the Night C H Spurgeon
475
Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard Thomas Gray
477
Maclaines Child
487
The FarmYard Song
494
Lochiels Warning
500
The Bells of Shandon
506

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Página 381 - HUNT. And saw, within the moonlight in his room, Making it rich, and like a lily in bloom, An angel, writing in a book of gold. Exceeding peace had made Ben-Adhem bold; And to the presence in the room he said, " What writest thou ?" The vision raised its head, And, with a
Página 180 - The quiver rattleth against him. the glittering spear and the shield. He swalloweth the ground with fierceness and rage; neither believeth he that it is the sound of the trumpet. He saith among the trumpets, Ha, ha! and he smelleth the battle afar off; the thunder of the captains, and the
Página 423 - soul delight itself in fatness. Incline your ear, and come unto me: hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David. Behold, I have given him for a witness to the people, a leader and commander to the people. 2. Behold,
Página 287 - From the blood of the slain, from the fat of the mighty, the bow of Jonathan turned not back, and the sword of Saul returned not empty. Saul and Jonathan were lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in their death they were not divided. They were swifter than eagles ; they were stronger than lions.
Página 65 - hire and salary\ not revenge'. 7. The Great Spirit had not written his laws for them on tables of stone', but he had traced them on the tables of their hearts\ 8. Ye seek me, not because ye saw the miracles', but because ye did eat of the loaves, and were filled\
Página 51 - INFLECTION. EXAMPLES. 1. Fear ye foes who kill for hire' ? 2. Are fleets and armies necessary to a work of love and reconciliation' ? 3. He that planted the ear, shall he not hear' ? He that formed the eye, shall he not see' ? 4. Is that ground holy where the bloody hand of the murderer sleeps for crime

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