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PREFACE, . . .

3 A persecuting Spirit Reproved, 77

Rules for Reading, . . 4 Sisterly Unity and Love,

Of Pauses or Points, .

Ibrahim the Hermit and á Youth, 79

Table of the two Slides,

6 The Poor Old Man, ... 81

Theory . . .

ib The Victim, . . .
Initial Sounds, ... ib | Albertus and his Daughter, ..
A Cruel Boy,.
17 Filial Sensibility, :

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The Silly Girl, . . 18 The Noble Basket Maker, .
The Brother and Sister,

Lagan, a Mingo Chief, '.
Amelia and her Canary Bird, 19 | The Compassionate Judge, .
The little Girl and the Lamb, 22 The Generous Negro,
The little Boy and his Father, 24 The faithful American Dog, ..
Alexis and Amanda,

Disrespect to Parents, .
The Boy and Swallow's Nest, Noble Behaviour of Scipio,
Little Junius and the fruitful Vine, 29 The grateful Scholars,
Emily and Edwin,.

31 The Merchant and his Dog, .

The story of Bertrand, . 33 Indian Magnanimity, .

The Gardener, . . . 36 Virtue in Humble Life,

The journey to Market, . 37 | General Putnam and the Wolf, 100

Young People's wishes exposed, 41 Matilda and her Son,

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The four little Girls, . .. 42 | The aged Prisoner, .. 104

Old Age made Happy, .

Androcles and the Lion, . 106

We destroy Pleasure by pur Pocahontas, . . . . 108

suing it too eagerly, . 48 | Parental Affection, . . 110

Disinterested Humanity, 49 | The Venetian and Turk, . 111

The Farmer and his two Sons, ib | A Generous Mind, .. 118

Erskine and Freeport, . . 50 | Insolent Deportment Reproved, 119

The Young Recruit, .

51 Monition to Parents, ..

Lucretia and Virginian. . 52 | Arachne and Melissa, . 121

Negligence, . .

53 To Parents, ..

The Improvement of Time, .' 36 | Youth, the proper season for

Idleness and Irresolution, i 54 gaining Knowledge, 123

Obedience to Parents, . . 55 | Execution of Cranmer,

Ingratitude, . . .

The Spaniard and Peruvian, 127

Filial Affection, . . ib The Snow Storm, . 134

The Female Choice, , 57 | The Widow and her Son, , 143

The Father redeemed from

From a Preceptor to his Pupils, 146

Slavery by his Son, . 58 Description of Mount Etna, 149

Incle and Yarico, . . 60 | Eruption of Mount Vesuvius, 151

Demetrius and the Athenians, 62 Niagara River and Falls, : 153

Alcander and Septimius, . 63 The Bay of Naples, .

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Joseph and his Brethren, *. 65 Filial Piety, . . .

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The Pious Sons, . .

69 | Benevolence, . . .
Respect due to Tutors, . ib Speculation and Practice,
Ingenuity and industry rewarded, 70 Ingratitude, highly culpable,
Brethren should dwell together in The Four Seasons,

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love and harmony, . 72 Charity, • .

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Omar and Hassan,
74 | Health, . .

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The Supreme Ruler of the World, 76 Gratitude, . . . ib

Abraham and Lot, . . ib | Mortality, . . . . 161

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Immortality, . . .

181 Gratitude to the Supreme Being, 227

Hearen,

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The Folly of Pride,. . 163 Compassion and Forgiveness, ib
The Swiitness of Time, 165 | Tenderness of Mind, ; : 229
Slander and Slanderers, 167 Early Rising, . : .
The Ungrateful Guest, .

169 The Goldfinches, . . 230

A true Friend, ..

170 Elegy to Pity, ..

True Pleasure, . . 171 The Sluggard, .

The Wisdom of Providence, 172 | Remember the Poor, . . ib

Coraforts of Religion, .

173 Rural Charms, . :

Filial Piety and Obedience, 174 Unhappy close of Life, .

Education of Youth, i 177 To-morrow, . .

Learning our own Language, 178 A kind and gentle Temper,

Female Education, . . 180 | The Progress of Improvement,

Monition to Children,

181 Cheerfulness, .

Parental Example, . . 183 Mirth, . i

Vision of Mirza,

184 Railery, .

The Earl of Strafford, 187 Joy,
Founder of Christianity, . 188 Love, . . .
The Balance of Happiness,. 189 Pity,

Improvement of Time, 191 Hope,

The Hill of Science,

192 Hatred,

Fourth of July, . . 194 Anger, : :

Monition to America,. 195 (Revenge, .

National Industry,

196 Reproach, . . .

Docility the Basis of Education, 198 | Fear and Terrour,

Eulogy on Washington, . 199 Sorrow, . .

Death of Washington, i. 200 Remorse, . .

Mipot's Oration on Washington, 203 Despair,

Death of Hamilton, .

206 Surprise and Astonishment,

Pitt's Speech in Parliament, 208 Pride, .

Part of Hannibal's Speech, , 209 Courage and Boasting,

Brutus on the Death of Cæsar, 210 | Perplexity, , .

Part of Cicero's Oration, .211 | Vexation,

Speech to Alexander,

212 Peevishnese, .

Publius Scipio's Speech, 213 | Malice,

Canute and his Courtiers, . 215 Jealousy, . . .

The two Robbers, . . ib Columbia,. .

A Family Conversation, '. 216 Wasbington and Liberty, 247

Democritus and Heraclitus, · 219, Premonition to Teachers, &c. 248

Dionysius, Pythias, and Damon, 220 Declaration of Independence, 249

Rules for Reading Verse, 222 | Articles of Confederation, : 252

On Scanning, . .. . 223 Constitution of the U. States, 259

Washington's Farewell Address, 271

PIECES IN POETRY,

Gen. Washington's Resignation, 282

The Doves, .. . ,

224 Answer of Congress, . . ib
Heavenly Wisdom, . . 225 Character of Washington,
A Morning in Spring.

Tomb of Washington, .
· An Evening Hymn,

226 Extract from Washington's
The Winter's Day, :

20 1 Will, . . .

Acknowledgement of Divine Epitaph on Washington

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