The Rhetorical Manual, Or, Southern Fifth Reader: Embracing Copious and Elegant Extracts Both in Prose and Poetry : with a Treatise on Rhetorical Figures, and the Principles of Elocution

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The Folly of Drunkenness
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PART II
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Columbus before the Council at Salamanca W Irving
95
Columbus first discovers Land in the New World W Irving
101
First Landing of Columbus in New World W Irving
104
i
106
Willis
107
Sabbath Evening G D Prentice
109
Moral and Literary Studies
110
Bishop Potter
112
in the Death of Cæsar Channing
114
Antonys Funeral Oration over Cæsars Body Shakspeare
115
The Bashful Man
118
The Same continued
121
Battle of New Orleans Anonymous
124
The Miseries of War Anonymous
127
The Historians Reflections i
130
The Common Lot
132
The Times of Old
133
Young
135
Subjects of Conversation i W Chambers
136
The Roman Soldier Atherstone
139
Benjamin Franklin
141
The Folly of Inconsistent Expectations Mrs Barbauld
143
The Three Warnings Mrs Thrale
146
Voyage up the Hudson
147
Bacon
150
Ararat a Sacred Mountain J T Headley 25 The Same continued
153
The Spirit of Poetry J G Percival
156
Bunker Hill Monument Webster
159
The Puritans Macaulay
161
Elegy written in a Country Churchyard Gray
164
Destruction of Sennacherib
165
Moral Greatness and Beauty superior to that which is material Akenside
169
Venice A Court of Justice
171
The Story of a disabled Soldier
177
Westminster Abbey W Irving 32 Christmas W Irving 33 Death W Irving
180
Lamentations of the Moors for the Battle
183
Cato on the Immortality of the Soul Addison
185
Speech in the House of Peers c Chatham
186
Pauls Defence before Agrippa New Testament
189
Speech on the Virginia Resolutions 1775 Patrick Henry
191
The Battle of Prague Campbell
195
Conclusion of an Address on the Occasion of laying the Corner Stone of the Na tional Monument to Washington Winthrop
197
The Poetry of Nature Jas G Percival
199
Discovery of the Pacific Ocean W Irving
200
Vasco Nunez on the shores of the South Sea W Irving
203
Execution of Vasco Nuñez W Irving
204
Juba and Syphax Addison
207
A Search after Happiness Joseph C Neal
211
The Same continued
216
FitzJames and Roderick Dhu Scott
220
The Same continued
223
Phillips
227
Goody Blake and Harry Gill Wordsworth
229
Prevailing Errors in Regard to the Nature and End of Education Bishop Potter
233
Soliloquy of the Old Philosopher Jane Taylor
236
Soliloquy of the Young Lady Jane Taylor
239
Choice of Hercules
240
Tatler
242
Byron the Poet and the Man i Pollok
246
The Human Frame Paley
250
Description of Auburn The Village Preacher Goldsmith
252
Wife Children and Friends W A Spencer
256
Reflections on a Future State Thomson
259
Influence of Nature on the Heart
277
The Hill of Science Aikin
278
Evening Anonymous
281
SelfCulture Channing
282
The Same continued
284
The Ideas of the Divine Mind the Origin of every Quality pleasing to the Imagi nation Akenside
286
Education Bishop Potter
290
The Simple Man and the Wise Man Pollok
293
An Allegory Johnson
294
The Same continued
296
Young
298
The Changes and varied Appearances of Creation Young
299
The Folly of a mere worldly Spirit Young
300
Thoughts on Time Young
301
The Man whose Thoughts are not of this World Young
303
Procrastination
305
Conscience
306
Conversation Young
307
On Disasters coming together Young
308
On Genius and Fame Hazlitt
310
William Tell Sheridan Knowles
312
The Creation
315
Paradise
318
The Deluge
323
The Antediluvians
324
The Captive Lady restored to her Lover by Scipio
328
John Locke
331
Pleasures of Memory
333
Rogers
334
Professor Wilson
339
Thanatopsis
340
Bryant
342
The Wife iritsi meditating the Mur W Irving
343
Soliloquy Macbeth meditating the Mur der of Duncan Shakspeare
351
Clarences Dream Shakspeare
352
Wolseys Soliloquy after his Downfall Shakspeare
354
Birds of Spring W Irving
355
Portrait of a Dutchman W Irving
359
Hamlet on the Immortality of the Soul Shakspeare
360
The Voices of the Dead Dewey
361
Pleasures of Hope Campbell
366
The Soldiers Return Bloomfield
367
Observation
370
Chalmers
372
Discretion Addison
373
Night
376
Montgomery
377
Ruins of the Settlement of Jam wn William Wirt
378
Contemplation
380
Thomson
381
Poetic Style Pope
384
Burial of Sir John Moore Wolfe
385
The Mariners Dream Dimond
386
Mary the Maid of the Inn Southey
392
The Same continued
394
Ginevra Rogers
396
On Wisdom
399
Robert Hall
400
Some Traits of Sir Walter Scotts Char acter W Irving
402
of Lucena
424
161
455
Anonymous
521
The Coral Insect Mrs Sigourney
531
Exhibitions of Genius Portland Tribune
537
APPENDIX
546

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Էջ 379 - flows ; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse, rough verse should like the torrent roar. When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line, too, labors, and the words move slow. Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main
Էջ 165 - Or heap the shrine of Luxury and Pride With incense kindled at the Muse's flame. 19. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife Their sober wishes never learned to stray ; Along the cool, sequestered vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. 20. Yet e'en these hones from insult to protect,
Էջ 166 - birth, And Melancholy marked him for her own. 31. Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere ; Heaven did a recompense as largely send : He gave to Misery (all he had) a tear, He gained from Heaven ('twas all he wished) a friend. 32. No further seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties
Էջ 114 - wounds, And dip their napkins in his sacred blood ; Yea, beg a hair of him for memory ; And, dying, mention it within their wills, Bequeathing it, as a rich legacy, Unto their issue. 5. If you have tears, prepare to shed them now. You all do know this mantle ; I remember The first time ever
Էջ 379 - 4. True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, As those move easiest who have learned to dance. 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence; The sound must seem an echo to the sense : Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother
Էջ 252 - Kemote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wished to change, his place ; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power By doctrines fashioned to the varying hour; Far other aims his heart had learned to prize, More bent to raise the wretched than to rise.
Էջ 113 - Body. 1. FRIENDS, Romans, countrymen! lend me your ears. I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The evil that men do lives after them ; The good is oft interred with their bones : So let it be with Cffisar ! The noble Brutus Hath told you
Էջ 147 - some few to be chewed and digested ; that is, some books are to be read only in part; others to be read, but not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may be read by deputy,
Էջ 148 - things. Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. And therefore, if a man write little, he had need have a present wit; and if he read little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. — BACON.
Էջ 106 - Fountains, and ye that warble as ye flow, Melodious murmurs, warbling, tune his praise. Join voices, all ye living souls: ye birds, That singing up to heaven's gate ascend, Bear on your wings and in your notes his praise. Ye that in waters glide, and ye that walk The earth, and stately tread,

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