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THE

AMERICAN LIBRARY

OF

A ART

LITERATURE AND SONG.

CHOICE SELECTIONS

FROM THE

ARTISTS, AUTHORS AND ORATORS

OF

ALL AGES.

BY

HENRY COPPÉE, LL D.,ed

LEHIGH UNIVERSITY.

VOL. IV.

PHILADELPHIA:

CARSON, STEWART & CO.

1886.

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CONTENTS OF VOLUME IV.

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Absence

Richard Jago

302
Adam's Anger and Eve's Supplication for Pardon

John Milton

28
Adhyaya of the Sáma-Veda (From the Original Sanscrit)

Trans. Rev. J. Slerenson, D. D.

182
Adornment

John Tobin ..

266
Afar in the Desert

Thomas Pringle

479
Aged, The

Marguerite St. Leon Loud (Miss Barstow) 428
Alcanzor and Zaida (From the Spanish)

Trans. Thomas Percy, D. D.

107
All's for the Best

Martin F. Tupper

228
American Valor in Mexico (From Speech in the Senate, 1818)

Lewis Cuss . .

507
Anger, and its Remedies (From the Latin of Lucius Annæus Seneca) · Truns. Thomas Lodge .

60
An Inch is as Good as a Mile

Editor

296
Athanasia

Oscar Wilde

204
Away from Home

James Aldrich

121
Baggage-Wagon, The .

Editor .

496
Ballads the First History (From “ History of Civilization in England ) Henry Thomas Buckle

431
Battle of Marathon, The (From the Greek of Herodotus)

Trans. George Rawlinson

508
Battle of New Orleans, The

Benson J. Lossing

112
Belle, The

John Trumbull

319
Beth-Gelert.

William Robert Spencer

494
Better Land, The

Felicia Hemans .

56
Burton

458
Blind Boy, The

Colley Cibber

481
Blind Boy's Speech, The

Park Benjamin .

491
Blue-Eyed Ann

Tobias George Smollett .

153
Bride of the Dead, The

L. E. Landon

40
Brides of Venice, The

Samuel Rogers

188
Bridge of Sighs, The

Thomas Hood

257
Browns, The

Thomas Hughes

203
Burial of Moses

Cecil Frances Alexander

461
Bury her with her Shining Hair

Catherine A. Warfield and Eleanor P. Lee 438
Cæsar's Tribute

Richard Crashaw

462
Canute the Dane.

John Lingard, D. D.

290
Canzonet (From the Portuguese of Luis de Camoens)

Trans. Lord Strangford

439
Captive, The

Laurence Sterne

128
Capture, The

John P. Kennedy

482
Catastrophe, Mr. Higginbotham's

Nathaniel Hawthorne

16
Chameleon, The

James Merrick

399
Changes

Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton .

395
Choice of a Wife .

Royall Tyler.

443
Christ entering Jerusalemi

Catherine Winkworth

260
Christmas Hymn, A .

Alfred Dommett . .

30

Birth .

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Combat with Apollyon, The .

John Bunyan
Common of Mucklestane Moor, The

Sir Walter Scotl .
Confession, A

John Wilmot (Earl of Rochester)
Conspiracy of Catiline, The

. Napoleon III
Convert, The

Editor.
Country Life, A

James Thomson
Cuvier

Andrew P. Peabody .
Cynic, The

Henry Ward Beecher
Danäe (From the Greek of Simonides)

Trans. William Peters
David's Grief for his Child

Nathaniel P. Willis .
Death of Meshchersky, The (Russian of Gabriel Romanovich Derzhavin) Trans. John Bowring
Declaration, The

Robert T. Conrad .
Deep, The ..

Thomas Brainerd
Deer-Shooting

Lord Francis Lereson Gower .
Detection and Punishment of Crime, The

Daniel Webster .
Devoted Wife, The . .

Elizabeth Margaret Chandler .
Dewdrops

William Henry Cooper
Discontent

William King
Discovery of the New World, The

William Robertson
Downfall of Poland, The

Thomas Campbell .
Dropped Trinket, A

Bessie Rayner Parkes
Echo and Silence .

Sir Egerton Brydges
Eglantine, The (From the Dutch of Jacob Westerbaen)

Trans. Harry S. Van Dyk
Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

Thomas Gray
Energy

Nicholas Roue
England and her Children (From Speech on American Taxation) Edmund Burke .
Epilogue to " Cato”

J. M. Sewall
Eratosthenes (From the German of Christian C. J. Bunsen)

Trans. Charles H. Cotterell
Eternal Goodness, The

John Greenleaf Whittier
Fabius Maximus and Hannibal (From the Greek of Plutarch) Trans. John and William Langhorne .
Falcon's Reward, The (An Eastern Story)

Richard Chenevix Trench
Fall of Cardinal Wolsey

Shakespeare
Fall of Prague, The (From “ Thaddeus of Warsaw ")

Jiss Jane Porter
Falling of the Apple, The .

A. T. Worden
False Greatness

Isaac Watts
Family Likeness

George Eliot
Farewell ...

Queen Anne Boleyn .
Father's Advice to his Son in the Days of Louis XIII., A (From the
French of Alexander Dumas)

Trans. Anon.
Feast of Belshazzar, The

Eduin Arnold
Fiction .

Dugald Steu art.
Field of Waterloo, The

Lord Byron
First Predicted Eclipse, The

Ormsby M. Mitchel
Flight of Xerxes .

Miss M. A. Jewsbury
For a' That and a' That .

Robert Burns.
Forget-me-Not, The

Hartley Coleridge.
Galileo

Margaret Junkin
Garden of Love, The .

William Blake
Girdle, A .

Edmund Waller
Going to the Wars

Richard Lovelace
Good Women

Robert de Brunne.
Grave of Love, The

Ella Dietz (Hrs. Clymer).
Habits of the Greek Philosophers (From “ A Tragical Comedy of Alex-
ander and Campaspe," published in 1584)

John Lylie .

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336
128
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506
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334
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He came too Late

Elizabeth Bogart

Heaven's Sunrise to Earth's Blindness

Elizabeth Burrett Browning

Hector and Andromache (From the Greek of Homer).

Trans. William Couper

Hermit, The

Thomas Parnell

Hermitage, A

Thomas Warton

Heroism of the Hungarian People

Louis Kossuth

Holly-and-Ivy Girl, The

John Keegan
How he Saved St. Michael's .

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Hymn on the Seasons

James Thomson

I Fear thy Kisses

Percy Bysshe Shelley

If I should Die To-night

Anon
Immortality

Joseph Addison.
Impossible, The

Robert Dale Owen

In the Temple :

Richard Crashaw

Inchcape Rock, The

Robert Southey
Influence of Literature, The .

Alonzo Potter, D. D.
Innocent Impostors

Thomas Shadwell.
Intimations of Immortality

Richard H. Dana .

Is Love Dead ?

Sir Philip Sidney.

It might have Been

William Cross Williamson
kin Beyond Sea

W. E. Gladstone .
Lament for Adonis (From the Greek of Bion)

Trans. J. Banks, M. A.
Lament of Megara, the Wife of Hercules (From the Greek of Moschus) Trans. M. J. Chapman
Last Days of Herculaneum, The

Edwin Atherstone .

L. E. Landon

Leper, The

Nathaniel P. Willis

Lettice White

Jean Ingelow .

Life

A. Barber

Life

Frances Anne Kemble .

Little Graves, The

Seba Smith .

Live while you Live .

Philip Doddridge

Lord of Butrago, The (From the Spanish)

Trans. John Gibson Lockhart .

Lost Leader, The

Robert Browning

Love .

Algernon Charles Swinburne .

Love . .

Solomon

Love in the Country

Dr. John T. Campion

Love's Young Dream .

Thomas Moore .

Loved too Late

Elizabeth Akers (Florence Percy).

Lover's Choice, The

Oscar Wilde

Maiden's Flower-Omens, The

Mrs. Bloomfield Moore

Man

Richard Savage .

Man (From the French of Baron Cuvier)

Trans. Edward Griffith
Man's a Man for a' That, A

Charles Mackay
Man's Mortality

Simon Wastell
Manhood.

Arthur Cleveland Coce .
Maniac, The

Matthew Gregory Lewis

Margery Grey (A Legend of Vermont)

Julia C. R. Dorr

May-Queen, The .

Alfred Tennyson
Mercy should have Mitigated Justice

Dr. John Langhorne
Mexican Mythology (Temples and Human Sacrifice) (From "Conquest
of Mexico")

William H. Prescott .

Michelangelo and Decorative Art (From “ Ten Lectures on Art ") Edward J. Poynter, R. A.

Midshipman Easy

Captain Frederick Marryat

Miriam's Song :

Thomas Moore

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