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1.-SOLDIER Fritz (I) From the German by J. C. Pickard. 33 2.-SOLDIER FRITZ (II) 4.—MALIBRAN AND THE YOUNG MUSICIAN

44 5.ANECDOTES ABOUT Ants (I) Sir John Lubbock. 49 6.ANECDOTES ABOUT ANTS (II).

53 8.—BENJAMIN WEST (I)

Nathaniel Hawthorne. 60 9.—BENJAMIN WEST (II)

64 11.MOTHER NATURE'S FAIRIES .

Mary W. Allen. 71 12.—BEETHOVEN'S MOONLIGHT SONATA

77 14.—ELEPHANT HUNTING IN AFRICA (I) Sir S. W. Baker. 84 15.-ELEPHANT HUNTING IN AFRICA (II)

89 17.—BAMBOO (I).

A. R. Wallace. 96 18.-BAMBOO (II) ·

100 20.--AN ICEBERG

R. H. Dana, Jr. 106 21.THE EMPEROR's New CLOTHES . Hans C. Andersen. 109

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29.—LAND AND SEA-BREEZES .

M. F. Maury. 140 30.-THE FIRST NIGHT AT SCHOOL Thomas Hughes. 144 32.THE SAGACITY OF THE SPIDER. Oliver Goldsmith. 152 33.A GOOD INVESTMENT

Freeman Hunt. 158 35.—MRS. Caudle's UMBRELLA LECTURE . Douglas Jerrold. 166 36. -THE AMERICAN FLAG

Henry Ward Beecher. 170 38. -THE HURRICANE

John J. Audubon. 175 39.Is TURTLE A Fish? .

Alexander Hunter. 180

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41.-STANLEY'S SEARCH FOR LIVINGSTONE Edward King. 187 42.-TYPHOONS AND WATER-SPOUTS Philip H. Gosse. 193 44.---ALADDIN'S CAVE

Benjamin F. Taylor. 201 45.-An Exploit of Sir WilliAM WALLACE. Sir W. Scott. 205 47.--NICHOLAS NICKLEBY LEAVING SCHOOL. Charles Dickens. 212 48.-MARK TWAIN'S WATCH

S. L. Clemens. 219 50.-AN INCIDENT IN THE LIFE of Sir Walter RALEIGH (I) 227 51.- AN INCIDENT IN THE LIFE OF Sir WALTER RALEIGH (II)

Sir Walter Scott. 232 53.-SCENES IN THE YELLOWSTONE COUNTRY W. F. Phelps. 239 5.4.--THE DISCOVERY OF PHOSPHORUS Rodney Welch. 243 56.THE BURNING OF Moscow (I)

J. T. Headley. 251 57.—THE BURNING OF Moscow (II)

254 59.—THE “ARIEL AMONG THE SHOALS (I). J. F. Cooper. 261 60.--THE “ARIEL AMONG THE SHOALS (II)

268 62.—THE FIRST SHIP OF PETER THE GREAT . E. Schuyler. 276

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70.—THE VANE ON THE SPIRE

B. F. Taylor. 313 73.—THE WIDOW OF GLENCOE William E. Aytoun. 328 76.VIRGINIUS

T. B. Macaulay. 339 79.THE CAVALRY CHARGE

B. F. Taylor. 354 82.-THE BIVOUAC OF THE DEAD. Theodore. O'Hara. 367 85.-A ROMAN LEGEND .

Henry W. Longfellow. 380 88.-SNOW-BOUND (Selection)

John G. Whittier. 392 91.-THE AMERICAN FLAG. Joseph Rodman Drake. 405 94.—THE DEAD GRENADIER

B. F. Taylor. 419 95.-SCENE FROM “KING JOHN

. Shakspeare. 422 97.-ELEGY WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCH-YARD . Gray. 435 100.—THE RAVEN.

Edgar A. Poe. 454

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS.

The publishers desire to thank Messrs. Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Harper & Brothers, Charles Scribner's Sons, and S. C. Griggs & Co., for permission to use some of their valuable copyright matter in this book.

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