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Junius Brutus over the dead Body of Lucretia Livy 142 Hannibal to his Soldiers
ibido 144 C. Marius to the Romans , on their hesi . tating to appoint bim General
in the Expedition against Jugurtha , merely on Account of his Extraction Sallust ...
... Price 181 The Speech of Brutus on the Death of Cęsar Shakspeare 183
Aloucester's Speech to the Nobles ibid . 184 BOOK VI . DIALOGUES . On
Happiness Harris 186 The same subject ibid . 191 On Criticism Sterne 196 On
Negroes ibid .
Hamlet and Horatio Skakspeare 220 Brutus and Cassius ibid . 223 Bellarius ,
Guiderius , and Arviragus ibid . 228 BOOK VII . DESCRIPTIVE PIECES .
Sensibility Sterne 231 Liberty , and slavery ibid . 232 Corporal Trim's Eloquence
371 The Quarrel of Brutus and Cassius “ . ibid . 374 Othello and lage ibid . 378
Hamlet's Soliloquy on his Mother's Marriage ibid . 383 Hamlet and Ghost ibid .
384 Hamlet's Soliloquy on Death ibid . 387 Soliloquy of the King in Hamlet ibid .
BOOK V. ORATIONS AND HARANGUES . CHAP . I. JUNIUS BRUTUS OVER
THE DEAD BODY OF LUCRETIA . YES , noble lady , I swear by this blood , which
was once so pure , and which nothing but royal villainy could have polluted , that
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This reader was initially published as a British reader, and then imported to America. According to Henry W. Simon, it was first published in America in Philadelphia in 1799. He was unaware of this second American printing. There is also another printing -- from New York in 1812 -- of which he too was unaware. Thus far, these are the only three American printings of which I am aware. In a visit to the Harvard archives, I noticed in their records that the Institute of 1770, an early literary society there, often read aloud from Enfield in their meetings in the 1770s and 1780s (though this would have been a British version of the text, not the American one depicted here).