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quick recollection, the forcible reasoning, and the ready utterance of the accomplished Barrister; and the sublime devotion, genuine dignity, and unaffected earnestness of the facred Orator : but when a man, in either of these capacities, fo far forgets the ends, and degrades the consequence of his profession, as to set himself forth to public view under the character of a Spouter, and to parade it in the ears of the vulgar with all the pomp of artificial eloquence, though the skilful may gaze

may gaze and applaud, the judicious cannot but be grieved and disgusted. Avail yourself, then, of your

skill in the Art of Speaking, but always employ your powers of elocution with caution and modesty : remembering, that though it be desirable to be admired as an eminent Orator, it is of much more importance to be respected, as a wise Statesman, an able Lawyer, or an useful Preacher.

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I. II. III. IV.

V. VI. VII. VIII. IX.

X. XI. XII. XIII. XIV.

XV. XVI. XVII. XVIII. XIX.

XX. XXI. XXII. XXIII. XXIV. XXV.

36 41

The Dervise.
Turkish Tale
Avarice and Luxury
Pleasure and Pain
Labour
The Old Man and his Als
Hercules' Choice
Pity
The Dead Ass.
The Sword
Maria
The Cameleon
The Youth and the Philosopher
Sir Balaam
Edwin and Emma
Celadon and Amelia
Juno and Theana
Douglas to Lord Randolph
Othello's Apology
Eliza
The Moralizer corrected
The Faithful Friend
Pairing Time anticipated
The Needless Alarm
The Modern Rake's Progress

Spectator

Ibid.
Ibid.

Ibid.
World

Ibid.

Tatler
Mrs Barbauld

Sterne
Ibid.

Ibid
Merrick
Whitehead

Pope
Mallet
Thomson
Grainger

Home
Shakspear

Darwin
Cowper

Ibid.
Ibid.

Ibid.
Adriano

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BOOK III.

DIDACTIC PIECES.

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Char.
I. On Modesty.

Spectator
11. On Cheerfulness

Ibid
III. On Sincerity

Tillotson
IV. On Honour

Guardian
V. On Good Humour

Rambler
VI. On the Knowledge of the World

Ibid
VII. On the Advantages of uniting Gentleness of

Manners with Firmness of Mind. Lord Chesterfield
VIII. On Good Sense

Melmoth
IX. On Study

Bacon
X. On Satirical Wit

Sterne
XI. Hamlet's Instructions to the Players Shakespear
XII. The present condition of Man vindicated Pope
XIII. On the Order of Nature

Ibid.
XIV. The Origin of Superstition and Tyranny Ibid.
XV.
On Happiness

Hoid.
XVI. On virtue

Ibid. XVII. On Versification

Ibid.
XVIII. Lessons on Wisdom

Armstrong
XIX. Against Indolence ; an Epiftlc
XX. Elegy to a young Nobleman

Mafon
XXI. On thc 'Miseries of Human Life
XXII. Reflections on a future State

ibid. XXIII. On Procrastination

Young XXIV. The Pain arising from virtuous Emotions attended with Pleasure

Akenfide
XXV. On Taste

ibid. XXVI. The Pleasures ariâng from a cultivated Imagination

Ibid. XXVII. Slavery.

Darwin

99 100 101 103 105 107 110 112 115 116 119 1 22 124 - 125 127

Thomson

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BOOK V.

ORATIONS AND HARANGUES.

Page 152 154

157

161

CHAY.

1. Junius Brutus over the dead Body of Lucretia Livy
Il. Hannibal to his Soldiers

Ibid.
III. C. Marius to the Romans, on their hesitating to

appoint him General in the Expedition against
Jugurtha, merely on Account of his Extrac-
tion

Salluf
IV. Callisthenes's Reproof of Cleon's Flattery to
Alexander

Quintus Curtius 165 V. Thc Scythian Ambassadors to Alexander

Ibid. 162 VI. Galgacus the General of the Caledonii to his

Army, to incite them to Action against the
Romans

Tacitus
VII. The Earl of Aundel's Speech, proposing an

Accommodation between Henry II. and Ste-
phen

Lord Lyttleton 168 VIII. Mr. Pulteney's Speech on the Motion for reducing the Army

174 IX. Sir John St. Aubin's Speech for repealing the

Septennial Act
X. Sir Robert Walpole's Reply

184 XI. Lord Lyttleton's Specch on the Repeal of the Act called the Jew Bill, in the Year 1753

190 XII. In Praise of Virtue

Price

194 XIII. The Speech of Brutus on the Death of Cæsar Shakespear XIV. Gloucester's Speech to the Nobles

Ibid

196

177

195

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Shakespear 231

lbid XII. Archbishop of Canterbury and Bishop of Ely

233 XIII. Hamlet and Horatio

Ibid. 236
XIV. Brutus and Caffius
XV. Bellarius, Guiderius, and Arviragus

Ibid 239 Ibid. 244

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Ibid. 270

Ibid. 294

1. Sensibility,

Sterne. 248
11. Liberty and Slavery
III. Corporal Trim's Eloquence
IV. The Man of Ross

Pope : 252
V. The Country Clergyman

Goldsmith 254 VI. The wish

Green 256 VII. Grongar Hill

Dyer 259 VIII. Hymn to Adversity

Gray 264
IX. Ode on a distant Prospect of Eton Collge Ibid. 266
X. Elegy written in a Country Church-Yard
XI. Warrington Academy

Mrs. Barbauld 275
XII. Ode to Content

Ibid. 278 XIII. Ode to Fear

Collins 280 XIV. Ode to Truth

Mason 282 XV. Ode to Fancy

Warton 294 XVI L'Allegro

Milton 289 XVII. Il Peníeroso XVIII. The Progress of Life

Shakspeare 300 XIX. The Entry of Bolingbroke and Rich:rd

into London XX. Life

Ibid.

302 XXI. Hotspur's Description of a Fop

Ibid.

303 XXII. Clarence's Dream

Ibid.

305 XXIII. Queen Mab XXIV. The Apothecary XXV. Ode to Evening

Collins

309 XXVI. Ode to Spring

Mrs. Barbauld 311 XXVII. Domestic Love and Happiness

Thomson 313 XXVIII. The Pleasures of Retirement XXIX. Genius

Akenpide 318 XXX. Greatness XXXI. Novelty XXXII. Philanthropy XXXIII. The Rose

Cowper 326 XXXIV. The Poet's New Year's Gift

Ibid.

327

Ibid. 301

Ibid. 307 Ibid. 308

Ibid. 315

Ibid. 320

Ibid. 323 Darwin 324

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