The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking, Designed to Fill the Same Place in the Schools of the United States that is Held in Those of Great Britain by the Compilations of Murray, Scott, Enfield, Mylius, Thompson, Ewing and Others

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Criminality of Intemperance H WARE JR
The Worm Missou RIAN
Debt and Credit a Trº FNTon EM Pori UM
The Indians of North America Cincinnati NAT REPUBLICAN
Story and Speech of Logan JEFFERSoN
Grandeur and Interest of American Antiquities T FLINT
The American Indian as he was and as he is C SPRAGUE
The Grave a Place of Rest Mackenzie
Obedience to the Commands of God rewarded Moodie
Promises of Religion to the Young Alison
On the Swiftness of Time Johnson
Obidah the Journey of a Day Id
The Vision of Mirza e e e e e s e e e Addison
The Widow and her Son C Edwards
The Little Man in Black W
The same concluded
Danger of being a good Singer
Lesson Page 41 The Country Clergyman Goldsmith
Parody on The Country Clergyman Blackwoods Ed Mag
Elegy on Mrs Mary Blaize Goldsmith
The Sick Man and the Angel Gay
The Voice of the Seasons Alison
Anecdote of Richard Jackson London Quarterly Review
Niagara Falls from the Spanish U S LITERARY GAzETTE
Description of Niagara Falls Howison 992
A West Indian Landscape MalteBrun
1evotional Influences of Natural Scenery Blackwoods Ed Mag
Passage of the Shenandoah through the Blue Ridge JEFFERson
The Blind Boy Bloomfield
A Thought on Death Mrs Barbauld
Sunday Evening a Bowring
The Star of Bethlehem J G PERc1 v Al
The Funeral of Maria Mackenzie
A Leaf from The Life of a LookingGlass Miss J Taylor
Character of the Puritan Fathers GREEN wood
The silent Expression of Nature Anonymous
Fidelity Wordsworth
Industry necessary to Genius V Knor
Story of Matilda Goldsmith
The Man of Ross Pope
Early Recollections New Monthly Magazine

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Страница 263 - On its annual return they will shed tears, copious, gushing tears, not of subjection and slavery, not of agony and distress, but of exultation, of gratitude, and of joy. Sir, before God^ I believe the hour is come. My judgment approves this measure, and my whole heart is in it. All that I have, and all that I am, and all that I hope, in this life, I am now ready here to stake upon it ; and I leave off, as I begun, that live or die, survive or perish, I am for the Declaration.
Страница 192 - By the struggling moonbeam's misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet nor in shroud we wound him ; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around
Страница 21 - OH THAT I were as in months past, as in the days when God preserved me; When his candle shined upon my head, and when by his light I walked through darkness...
Страница 85 - Wept o'er his wounds, or, tales of sorrow done. Shouldered his crutch, and showed how fields were won. Pleased with his guests, the good man learned to glow, And quite forgot their vices in their woe ; Careless their merits or their faults to scan, His pity gave ere charity began.
Страница 68 - There were indeed some persons, but their number was very small, that continued a kind of hobbling march on the broken arches, but fell through one after another, being quite tired and spent with so long a walk.
Страница 220 - We have petitioned ; we have remonstrated; we have supplicated; we have prostrated ourselves before the throne, and have implored its interposition to arrest the tyrannical hands of the ministry and parliament. Our petitions have been slighted ; our remonstrances have produced additional violence and insult; our supplications have been disregarded; and we have been spurned with contempt from the foot of the throne.
Страница 196 - This is a misery much to be lamented, for though they were burning and shining lights in their times, yet they penetrated not into the whole counsel of God, but were they now living, would be as willing to embrace further light as that which they first received.
Страница 67 - The valley that thou seest, said he, is the vale of misery, and the tide of water that thou seest is part of the great tide of eternity. What is the reason, said I, that the tide I see rises out of a thick mist at one end, and again loses itself in a thick mist at the other? What thou seest, said he, is that portion of eternity which is called time, measured out by the sun, and reaching from the beginning of the world to its consummation. Examine now...
Страница 261 - Sink or swim, live or die, survive or perish, I give my hand and my heart to this vote.
Страница 144 - And his servants came near, and spake unto him, and said, My father, if the prophet had bid thee do some great thing, wouldest thou not have done it ? how much rather then, when he saith to thee, Wash, and be clean?