Графични страници
PDF файл

“I would like to have gone,” for I should have liked to go.

“Smart,” for clever.
“ Nice man,” “ nice girl," etc.
“Fellow,” except in its proper uses.
“Like," for as—“Read like she does."
Unripped for ripped.
“ Different than."

A nominative case after a preposition “ for him and I.”

“Presume,” for think (in its ordinary sense). “ Healthy food,” for wholesome food.

“Get,” and its tenses, improperly used instead of some other verb.

“ Haven't hardly one." “Terribly hungry.”



1. Character Sketches from Real Life.

2. Literary Essays (Results of study of the English Classics).

3. Study of Howells's, Hale's, Cable's, Joel Chandler Harris's, Charles Egbert Craddock's styles in their best novels.

4. The Topography of Hale's stories ; of Craddock's.

5. Study of a Sonnet; the sonnet; sonnets of Wordsworth, etc.

6. The First Chapter of “Ben Hur."

7. Famous Rides (E. E. Hale's“In His Name"; Browning's “ From Ghent to Aix”; “ Sheridan's Ride,” by T. B. Read ; “John Gilpin," by Cowper ; “ Tam O'Shanter," by Burns; “Don Fulano,” in “ John Brent,” by Winthrop ; “ Paul Revere's Ride,” by Longfellow).

8. Wordsworth and Nature. 9. Keats's “ Hyperion.” 10. Robert Browning's “Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came” (see Scott's “ Bridal of Triermain").

* But few in this list are within the limits of High School work. They are given rather as suggestions for Teachers' work.

11. Robert Browning's Songs.
12. Robert Browning's “ An Epistle."

13. Matthew Arnold's “ Obermann Once More."

14. Matthew Arnold's “ Sohrab and Rustum.” 15. Matthew Arnold's Sonnets.

16. Poetry as a teacher of “How to see" in Nature.

17. The Poet and the Nation (Lowell, Whittier, Emerson).

18. The Poet and “ Practical ” People.

19. Photographs-Hoffman's “Christ disputing with the Doctors ”; “ Ulysses discovering Achilles at the Court of Lycomedes”; Riviere's “Circe and the Friends of Ulysses”; Michael Angelo's “ The Three Fates”; Riviere's “ Daniel in the Lion's Den "; Gerome's “ Napoleon and the Sphinx.”

20. Theodore Winthrop. 21. Thoreau's “ Excursion," "Maine Woods." 22. John Burroughs and Maurice Thompson.

23. Tennyson's Science (“ Locksley Hall,”. “ The Princess," etc).

24. American Lyrics (Holmes, Halleck, Drake, Longfellow, Emerson, Whittier, Julia Ward Howe).

25. Hawthorne's “ The House of Seven Gables.”

- 26. Dickensland and its People.

27. The Phaedo of Plato (Translation, Macmillan & Co. or Chas. Scribner's Sons).

28. Typical School-teachers of Fiction and Poetry (Goldsmith, Whittier, Irving, Shenstone, George Macdonald, Dickens, and Eggleston).

29. Distinguished School-teachers (Thomas Arnold, Froebel, Horace Mann, Agassiz, Guyot). :. 30. The Waldenses (“ In His Name "—Hale).

31. The Poet's Insight.

32. Biographical Sketches (Abraham Lincoln, Thoreau, Burritt, La Place, Rafinesque, Linnæus, Sumner, Dr. Arnold, Galileo, Kepler, Milton, De Candolle, Pascal, Humboldt).

33. Mount Tamalpais.

34. Study of a Shore Crab, of a Beetle (with pencil and microscope).

35. Natural History in the Poets.

36. “Hepzibah,” in “ The House of Seven Gables,” by Hawthorne.

37. Keats's “Sonnet on Chapman's Homer." 38. The Elegy; Great Elegies.

39. The Supernatural in American Literature (Irving, Hawthorne, Poe, Whittier, Mather's History).

40. American Flower Poems (“ The Rhodora," Emerson ; “The Yellow Violet ” and “The Fringed Gentian”—Bryant ; “The Columbine" -Jones Very ; “Rose Morals”—Sidney Lanier ; “ The Dandelion”—Lowell).

41. The People and the Few (Literary Tastes). 42. Sidney Lanier's Works.

43. “ The Musician's Tales," in Longfellow's “Tales of a Wayside Inn.” “The Jew's Tales,” in the same.

44. The Birds, Trees, Flowers of the Poets (a search through familiar poets).

45. The Woods in Poetry (Bryant, Longfellow, Emerson).

46. The Woods in Stories (Hawthorne, Cooper, Mrs. Stowe).

47. The English of Tennyson's “Idyls of the King."

48. Lowell, the American Scholar's Poet.

49. The Translations of the Iliad (Chapman, Pope, Derby, Bryant, etc.).

50. “Coriolanus and Aufidius” (Shakespeare's “Coriolanus ").

51. “Canace's Ring” (Chaucer's “ Squire's Tale ").

:52. Gray and Keats as Showing the Influence of Milton.

« ПредишнаНапред »