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READING LESSONS.

PROSE.

I. The Fish I Did N't Catch . . . . J. G. Whittier . 37

III. Stoning The Frogs Jacob Abbott . . 40

IV. Stoning The Frogs Part Second. . Jacob Abbott . . 44

VI. The Truth Speaker Miss Ciompton . 48

VIII. Sir Walter Raleigh And His Two Plants 53

XII. The Capture Of Quebec S. G. Goodrich . 63

XIV. Haying II. W. Beecher . 67

XVI The Boston Massacre N. Hawthorne. . 71

XVIII. My Hunt After The Baby .... Helen L. Bostwick 75

XXII. The Scotch Woman And Hk.r Two Sons 85

XXIV. Once Well Done, Twice Done. . . L. A. B. Curtis . 88

XXVI. Adventure With A Whale 92

XXVIII. Malibran And The Young Musician 95

XXX. Rehearsing For Christmas . . . . L M. Alcoft . . 100

XXXII. The Farmer And The Fox . ... J. A. Froude . . 104

XXXIV. Eloquence Of Patrick Henry ... W. Wirt ... 107

XXXVI. Art And Artists 110

XXXVIII. The Practical Joker Theodore Hook . 114

XL. Ladd And His Neighbor 117

XLII. Capture Of Ticonderoga Bancroft . . . 120

XLVI. The Persian And His Three Sons 126

XLVIII. The Brook Krilof .... 129

L. Using The Eyes Samuel Smiles . 131

LII A Gigantic Iceberg R. II. Dana . . 134

LIV. The American Indian Charles Sprague . 137

LVI. The Cruise Of The Dolphin ... T. B. Aldrich . 141

LVIII. The Town Pump If. Hawthorne . 148

LX. The Tea Rose H. B. Stowe . . 151

LXII. The Unknown Painter 156

LXIV. Boys' Country Amusements. . . . A.R.Hope . . 160

LXVI. Earning Enjoyment Fanny Fern . . 163

LXVIII. The Heroine Of Edinburgh 165

LXX. How The Giant Was Caught . . . T. S. Arthur . . 169

LXXII. Squire Bull And Brother Jonathan J.K.Paulding . 174

LXXIV. Intelligence Of The Elephant . . T. W. Higginson 178

LXXVI. Andhocles And The Lion .... Thomas Day . . 184

LXXVIII. The Earth's Journey Round The Son 189

LXXX. Tom Brown Starting For Rugby T. Hughes . . . 192

LXXXII. Health 198

LXXXIV. The Champion Si'ellkr Warren Burton . 201

LXXXVI. Buttercups And Daisies 206

LXXXVIII. A Revolutionary Hero In The Pulpit Samuel Burnham 218

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The BArrLE Of Lexington Bancroft . . . 219

An Object Lesson Charles Dickens . 223

The Bobolink W. Irving . . . 228

The Emperor's New Clothes . . . BansCli. Amlersen 233

Return Of British Fugitives, 1782 . Patrick Btnry 238

The Cricket On The Hearth . . . Charles Dickens . 243

Birds 250

Heroism Of A Miner Thomas Carlyle . 253

Snow Power II. IV. Beecher . 256

A Man Overboard J. T. Beadley . 262

First Grenadier Of France 267

Death Of Little Paul Charles Dickens . 275

The Bell Of Liberty J. T. IlemtUy . . 260

A Search After Happiness .... Joseph C. Ntal . 285

Morning Visits Dr. Narcs . . . 292

The Irish Disturbance Bili Daniel O'Connell 298

The Fate Of European Kings . . . Thomas F.Meagher 302

An Appeal To Arms Patrick Benry . 307

"Press On." 312

POETRY.

The Fly And The Leaflet 39

The Nightingale And Her Song 47

Com E And Go . R. S. Sharpe . . 52

Hiawatha's Hunting H. \V. LonnfeUom 55

The Milkmaid Jeffreys Taylor . 61

The Chameleon Merrick ... 64

Bring Back My Flowers 70

Song From The Suds L. M. Alcolt . . 74

The Fishermen I. G. WhiUier . 79

Some Murmur When Their Sky Is Clear Dean Trench . . 84

Short Extracts In Verse 87

The Swallow And Her Nest. . . . R. S. S. Andros . 91

Nothing Lost 94

The Charcoal-man J. T. Trowbridge 98

The Giant Charles Mackay . 103

The Voice And Pen D. F McCarthy . 106

The Discovery Of America . ... J. T. Trowbridge 109

War Song James G. Percival 113

George Nidiver 115

The Burial Of Moses C. T. Alexander . 118

A Bird's Nest Florence Percy . 121

The Glove And The Lions Leigh Hunt . . 124

The Miller Of The Dee Charles Mackay . 128

The Retort 130

Fidelity W. Wordsworth . 139

Farmer John J. T. Trowbridge 146
LIX. The Birthday Of Spring Horace Smith . . 149

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XCIX.

The Tea-rose . .

Clear The Way

David And Goliath

The Life-boat . .

The Watcher On The Tower

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EXPLANATORY NOTES 813

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