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FOURTH READER,

IN TWO PARTS,

FOR INTERMEDIATE AND HIGHER GRADES.

BY

J. RUSSELL WEBB,

AUTHOR OF NORMAL READERS, ANALYTICAL FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD

READERS, WORD YETHOD, ETC. ETC.

CHICAGO:
GEO. SHERWOOD & 00.

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XXXVI. The Birds' Petition......

XXXVII. Things to be Remembered.

XXXVIII. Labor*........

75

XXXIX. The Contrast, or Mary and Jane

Moore 76

XL. Peter begins to Study Botany...

78

XLI. How Leo became a Pauper....Our Dumb Animals 83

XLII. A Deed and a Word*...

Charles Mackay 84

XLIII. Rice.

85

XLIV. Success in Life.

87

XLV. Work*...

.Alice Cary 91

XLVI. The Boy who was not ashamed of Ridicule.... 93

XLVII. The Boy who was not ashamed of Ridicule (concluded) 94

XLVIII. Cork ......

97

XLIX. The Sparrows' Christmas Feast*..... Celia Thaxter 98

L. My First Fishing..

.John G. Whittier 100

LI. The Cost of a Pocket Knife....

102

LII. Macaulay's Mother...

...Lord Macaulay 104

LIII. The Orphan's Prayer*.. Rhode Island Patriot 105

LIV. How Nails are Made.

.Harper's Bazar 108

LV. Read that Again, Jack... Mrs. M. J. Mallary 110

LVI. Smile whene'er you Can*.

112

LVII. The Little Match-seller..

Hans Andersen 114

LVIII. Fulton's First Steamboat.

.Robert Fulton 117

LIX. The Two Travelers and the Oyster*..

119

LX. The Faithful Indian........ The American Planter 120

LXI. Bears......

123

LXII. The Fox in the Well*. .John T. Trowbridge 124

LXIII. What to Read, and How...

Joseph Alden 126

LXIV. Value of Birds....

..J. W. Mell 128

LXV. The Skater's Song*.

Luella Clark 130

LXVI. Captain Hardy and Nathan..

130

LXVII. Gall-Nuts......

134

LXVIII. The Prairie on Fire*.

..Phoebe Cary 135

LXIX. Daniel Webster on Woodchucks..

137

LXX. The Stinging Tree...... Cassell's Illustrated Travels 139

LXXI. Whittling – A Yankee Portrait* ....John Pierpont 141

LXXII. Coal Mines and the Safety Lamp...

142

LXXIII. Whittier's Boyhood Home. Butterworth in St. Nicholas 144

LXXIV. Our State*.....

.John G. Whittier 147

LXXV. The Baobab Tree.... Wonders of Vegetation 148

LXXVI. The Two Foxes..

. German Translation 149

LXXVII. Story of John Jobson and his Rat*.... 8. H. Browne 150

LXXVIII. A Singular Adventure .Juvenile Miscellany 152

LXXIX. Same Subject (concluded)..

154

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