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The Elocutionist's Annual

Prepaid, each number, Paper Binding, 30c.; Cloth, 50c.

CONTENTS OF No. 1. Abraham Lincoln.

Hamlet's Instruction to the Parting Lovers, The. After the Accident.


Patrick Dolin's Love Letter, Annie and Willie's Prayer. Hamlet's Ghost,

Pat's Excelsior. Betsey and I are Out. How Paul Won His Goat. Pax Vobiscum, Blue and the Gray, The. Independence Bell,

Piece of Bunting, A. Boys, The.

Irish Schoolmaster, The. Prodigal Son, The. Break, Break, Break. Isle of Long Ago, The. | Psalm XXIIÍ. Bridge.

Jean Anderson, my Joy, | Psalm XXIV. Bugle Song.


Rainy Day, The. Bullum versus Boatum, John Maynard.

Reef of Lucknow, Tho, Burial of Moses, The. Katie Lee and Willie Gray. Revolutionary Rising, The Cat-Tails. Katydid.

Scrooge and Marley. Charcoal Man, The. Igade. Launch of the Ship, The. Smack in School, The. Charge of the Light Bri- Lullaby.

[The. Song of the Winter Winds. Child-Wife, The.

Memory of Washington, Song Revels.
Coming and Going.
Modern Cain, The.

Spartacus to the Gladiators.
Creeds of the Bells, The. Mrs. Caudle's Lecture. To a Christmas Pudding.
Crossing the Carry.
My Early Home.

To Whom shall We Give
Death of Little Joe.
My Mule.

Thanks ?
Death of Little Nell.
Nathan's Case,

Tragedy, A.
Der Coming Man.
Nix's Mate.

Uncle Pete's Counsel to the Difficulty of Rhyming, The. Nobody's Child.

Newly Married.
Dying Christian, The. Old Year and the New, Waif, A.
Empty Nest, The.


Why He Wouldn't sell the
Evening at the Farm. Old Yankee Farmer, The, Farm,
Experience with European Orator Puff.

William Tell.
Othello's Apology.

Will the New Year Como Extract from the Last Our Folks,

Speech of Robt. Emmett. Over the Hill.

Woman's Rights.
First Te Deum, The.
Over the River,

Your Mission,
Forty Years Ago.

Palmerston and Lincoln, You Put no Flowers on my Growth of the American Papa Says So, Too.

Papa's Gravo, Republic.

Abigail Bockor.
God in History.

OW ard Blind.
Hamlet's Soliloquy.

Old Cinckson the Stairs,
Andrew Jackson.
Hezekiah Bedott.

The. Arnold Winkelried.

High Tide; or, The Brides Only a Bor: Barn Window, The.

of Euderby.

Oratory and the Press. Bells of Shandon, Tho. How Mr. Coville Counted Over the Hill to cha Poon Bible Reading.

the Shingles.

house, Blacksmith's Story, Tho. Isaiah XXXV.

Polish Boy, The. Black Ranald.

Johnny's Opinion of Grand- Public Dishonesty. Buck Fanshaw's Funeral. mothers.

Puzzled Dutchman, Tho. Cassius against Cæsar. Kentucky Philosophy. Red Jacket, The. Cavalry Charge, The. Liberty and Union.

Robinson Crusoe.
Lochinvar's Ride.

Romance of Nick

Vau Charity.

Mark Twain and the Inter- Stann, The. Christmas Carol, A.


Rum's Maniac, Darius Green and his Fly. May Queen Conclusion, Schneider Sees Leah. ing Machine.


Sixty-four and Sixty-fivo. Death of Eva.

Miss Maloney the Chi- Socrates Snooks. Domagogue, The.

nese Question.

Soldier's Reprieve, The. Dow's Flat, 1856.

Minute Men of '75, The. Spanish Armada, The. Dutchman's Speech at an Mr. Coville on Danbury. Twenty-third Psalm, The. Institute, A.

Month of Mars, The. Washington as a Civilian. East and the West One, Nature of True Eloquence, Where Shall the Baby's The. The.

Dimple be ? Excelsior.

New Church Organ, The. Wolsey's Fall. Father in Heaven.

New Year's Address, A. Yarn of the Nancy Bella First Appearance in Type. North American Indians. The. Ghosts, The.

Old Man in the Model Young Scholar, The, Do It Alone.

Church, The,

“I have used the numbers of the Elocutionist's Annual for four years, and have found in them the best collection of standard pieces, both for my own reading and for the use of my pupils, that I havo ever seen.”-PROF J. M. GILLAM, Instructor in Elocution in Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Illinois.

CONTENTS OF NO. 8. Adoon the Lane.

Haunted House, The. Parting Hymn. American Flag, The. Hypochondriac, The.

Passing Away. Baby's First Tooth, The. If I Should Die To-Night. Poor Little Jim. Bardell and Pickwick. Indian Chief to the White Power of Habit, The. Baron's Last Banquet, The. Settler, The.

Promise, The.
Battle of Beal' an Duine. Inquiry, The.

Pulpit Oratory.
Jack and Gill.

Reaching the Early Train.
Burning Ship, The.
Kit Carson's Ride.

Reply to Mr. Corry.
Charlie Machree.
Kitchen Clock, The.

Reverie in Church.
Christmas Hymn.
Laughin' in Meetin.'

Rock of Ages.
Claudius and Cynthia. Licensed to Sell; or, Little Senator's Dilemma, Tho.
Closing Year, The.


Seven Ages of Man.
Cynic, The.
Lides to Bary Jade.

Signs and Omens.
Despair is Never Quite De Little Goldenhair.

Song of Moses. spair. Lost and Found.

Song of the Sea. Dutchman's Serenade, The.Maud Muller.

Tell on his Native Hills. Eagle's Rock, The.

Monster Cannon, The. Three Fishers, The. Evils of Ignorance, The. National Monument to Tom Sawyer's Love Affair. Famine, The.


Trust in God.
Female Gossip.
Negro Prayer.

Two Glasses, The.
Florentine Letter, A.
Ode on the Passions.

Vagabonds, The.
From Exile.

Old Forsaken School-house, Waiting for the Children. Gladiator, The.


Wax-Work. Goodness and Greatness of Painter of Seville, The. Welcome to Summer, A. God. Parrhasius and the Cap

Woman. Good-Night, Papa.



A Man's a Man, for a' That. Deacon Munroe's Story. Negio Prayor, A.
Dead Church, The.

No God.
Angels of Buena Vista, The. Declaration of Independ-Ode to the Deity.
Annuity, The.


Ode to Independence Hotel Appeal to the Sextant for Dora. Air, An.

Dot Lambs vot Mary Haf Ode to the Legislature. Aunt Kindly.


Our Own. Baggage-Smasher, Ye. Faith and Reason.

Paul Revere's Ride. Battle of Bunker's Hill, The Fire, The.

Quarrel of Squire Bull and Battle Hymn of the Repub. Gambler's Wife, The. his Son Jonathan, Tbe. lic. Ghost, The.

Rationalistic Chicken, The Black Horse and his Rider, Grandmother's Story. Raven, The. The.

Great Beef Contract, The. Remember Now thy Own Bridal Wine Cup, The (Di. How a Married Man Sews ator. alogue).

on a Button.

Burring Prairie, The. Judge Pitman on Various Revelation XXII.
Cause of Temperance, The. Kinds of Weather. Rienzi's Address.
Centennial Oration. Kentucky Belle.

Rival Speakers, The (Delu
Christmas Sheaf, The. Leap-Year Wooing, A. logue).
Clarence's Dream.

Love Your Neighbor as Spirit of "76 (Tableau). Columnbia's Centennial Par- Yourself.

Tommy Taft. ty (Dialogue).

Maiden's Last Farewell, Tribute to Washington. Columbia.


Union, The. ontentment.

Mark Antony Scene (Dia. What the Old Man Baid. Durfew Must Not Ring To logue).

Yankee's Stratagem,
Modest WK, A.


from the Transcript, Portland, Yatra. There selections evluce correct taste and furnish tao amaton wader and the professional elocutionist with the widest rango of subjects for occasions on which matters of that kind may no Roeded."

Ager, The.
Good Reading.

Over the Hills and that Glitters is not Gold Hans an


Away. (Dialogue).

He . Giveth His Beloved Parthenia (Dialoguo). Archio Dean.


Prisoner of Chillon, The. Bannock-Bun.

Heroes of the Land of Prince Henry and Falsted Betty Lee.


Brave at Home, The. How we Hunted a Mouse. Puritans, The.
Bride of the Greek Isle, John and Tibbie's Dispute. Ready for a Kise.
Labore est Orare.

Brook, The.
Last Hymn, The.

Samantha Smith become Budge's Version of the Leak in the Dyke, The. Josiah Allen's Wife. Flood.

Listeners Hear no Good of Saracen Brothers
Catiline's Defiance.

Themselves (Tableau). logue).
Gentennial Hymn.
Lost and rund,

Schoolmaster's Guests, The Comin' Thro' the Rye (Ta- Magdalena, or, The Span- Song of Birds. bleau).

ish Duel.

Swell's Soliloquy, The Competing Railroads, The Maiden Martyr, The, Southland. (Dialogue).

Man Wants but Little Here Summer Friends. Corinthians, I, XV.


Swall: wing a Fly. Course of Love too Smooth, Man's Ingratitude.

To a Skull. Tne.

Membranous Croup and the Tramp, Tramp, Tramp. Dedication of Gettysburg McWilliamses.

True Contentment. Cemetery.

Moral Effects of Intenuper. Uncle Daniel's Introdua Elder Mr. Weller's Senti. ance.

tion to & Mississiya mects on Literary Com. Morning.

Stearner. position. My Trundle Bed.

Vaudois Missionary, The. Fairy-Land. Old Ironsides.

Where is Papa To-Night, Fashionable Singing. Once Upon a Time. Why Biddie and Pat Mar. Flood of Years, The. Only a Baby.


Artemus Ward's London Father Phil's Collection. Did Sergbaut, Tho.

From the Tragedy of King Oratory.
Asleep at the Switch

John (Dialogue).

Organ Creations. Ave Maria.

Fruits of Labor, The. Palmetto and the Pine. Battle of Ivry, The. Getting Under Way. Profeesor Puzzled, Bob-o'-link. Gradatim.

(Dialogue). Bridge of Sighs, The. Green-Mountain Justice, Relentless Time. Brother Anderson's son- The.

Satan and the Grog-seline. mon,

Hard Shave, A (Tableau). School “Called." Cane-Bottomed Chair, The. Hatchet Story.

Song of the Crickets,
Children's Hour, The. Ho! Every one that Thirst. Songs in the Night.
Cool Reason (Dialogue). eth!

St. John the Aged.
Jagger Scene, The.
Home Song.

Day at Niagara, A. Jane Conquest.

Thanksgiving. A
Deserted House, The. Jennie M'Neal's Ride. To a Friend.
Doctor Marigold.
Little Allie.

Dukite Snake, The. Malibran and the Young Tribute to East
Raster Morning.


A. Rdith Helps Things Along. Mary Stuart (Dialogue). Valley Forge. Bro and the Serpent. My Country, 'tis of Thee. Washington (Tables de Letract from “The Last Nae Luck Aboot the House. Zekle.

Dan of Leroilaneum. Niagara

Prof. George P. Beard, Principal South-western State Normal School, California, Pa., says: "The Elocutionist's Annual is largely used by students of this school for choice selections for public recitation and class-reading. They are admirably adapted to the practi. eal work of elocution."

CONTENTS OF No. 7. American War. The. Leper, The.

Paul before King Agrippu Auld Lang Syne. Light-house May.

Reflections on Westmiast Rooks.

Lochiel's Warning (Dia Abbey. Builders, The.


Royal Princess, A.
Oare of God, The.

Saving Mission of Infancy,
Crescent and the Cross, The. Masters of the Situation. The.
Cuddle Doon.

Master's Touch, The. Selling the Farm.
Daisy's Faith.
Marco Bozzaris.

Shakspearian Burlesque Death of the Old Year, The. Milking-Time.

(Dialogue). Death of Nelson, The. Mine Katrine.

Sheriff Thorne. Death of the Old Squire, Model Discourse, A. Ship of Faith, Tho. The.

Mont Blanc before Sunrise. Sister and I. Early Christmas Morning. My Minde to Me a King. South Wind, The. Fair Play for Women. dom Is.

Surly Tim's Trouble. Farmer's Life, The. Night After Christmas, The. Tableaux from Cotter's Day Glove and the Lions, The Night Before Christmas, urday Night. Gray Honors the Blue, The. Tbe.

That Hired Girl. Hamlet, Act II., Scene 2 Old Grimes.

Tired Mothers. (Dialogue). Old Robin.

Tom's Little Star. Eannah Binding Shoes. Our Minister's Bermon. Village Blacksmith, me Henry the Fifth at Har- Our Traveled Parson. Voice in the Twilight, The fleur. Owl Critic, The.

Woman's Rights (Dialogues How Tom Sawyer White- Parody, A.

Wounded Soldier, The. washed his Fence. Paradise.

CONTENTS OF No. 8. After Death.

How Ruby Played. |Philosophy of Laughter American Specimen, An. In the Garret.

Practical Young Woman Arrow and the Song, The. International Episode, Ag. A. Bald-headed Man, The. King's Missive, 1661, The. Psalm XC. Bay Billy

Leap Year in the Village Reckoning with the ou Beecher on Eggs.

with One Gentleman (Di- Year. Better in the Morning. alogue).

Reply to Hayne. Beasie Kendrick's Journey. Lesson, The.

Rest. Blue Sky Somewhere. Little Feet.

Rivals, The (Dialogue). Carl.

Monk in his Cell, A (Ta- Scene froua Leah tho Fere Character of Washington, bleau).

saken. Tne.

Mrs. MacWilliams and the Setting a Hen. Child Musician, The. Lightning.


Chief's Daughter, Christmas Carol, A. Nations and Humanity. The. Conev Island Down der Nebuchadnezzar.

Slander. Pay.

"N" for Nannie and "B" Bong of Steam, The. Defence of Lucknow, The. for Ben.

Stage-Struck (Dialogue). Almigrant's Story, The. Nun at her Devotions, A Statue in Clay, The. Enoch Arden.


Tale of the Yorkshire Court Everlasting Memorial, The. Old Folks.

A. Miro-Bell's Story, The. Ophelia (Tableau). Temperance Question, The Tirst Quarrel The. Order for a Picture, An. There's No Rose Witbout ran'ma Allas Does. Over the Hill from the Thorn (Tableau). Harvesters, Tho (Tableau). Poorhouse.

Undine (Tableau). ter Letter. Peace in God.

I Vashti.

This series is designed as a receptacle into which shall fall see by year the newest and best readings of the elocutionists of the bountry. A few of the old standard pieces are always intermixed with the newest, thus making the Elocutionist's Annual a compact and 'convenient manual and a thing of merit.”—Intelligencor, Doyle Wor, Pa.

Agad Btranger, The. Henry Fifth's Wooing (Dia. River, The.
Awfully Lovely Philosophy. logue).

Rover's Petition.
Baby's Visitor.

Sailing of King Olai,
Baby's Kiss, The.
Ideal, The.

Sam's Letter.
Bertha in the Lane.
I Was with Grant.

School Begins To-day,
Births, Mrs. Meeks, of a Lady of Lyons, Scene from Selling the Farm.


Sometime. Brier Rose.

Last Prayer of Mary, Queen Song of the Camp, Tbe. Bumboat Woman's Story, of Scots.

St. George and the Dray The. Lookout Mountain.

on. Child on the Judgment. Master Johnny's Next Door Terpsichore in the FLC Seat, The. Neighbor.

Creek Quarters. Christmas Ballad, A. Maud Muller (Tableau). Then and Now. Combat between Fitz- Mine Vamily.

Thoughts for a New Year. James and Roderick Mrs. Walker's Betsy. Tribute to Washington. Dhu (Dialogue).

Mrs. Ward's Visit to the Truth of Truths, The. Connor.


Unnoticed and Unbonord Death of Mjanebaba (Ta National Ensign, The. Heroes. bleau). Only.

White Squall, The. Fisherman's Wife, The. Palace o' the King, The. Widow and Her Son, Tbe. First Party, The. Paul at Athens.

William Goetz. Gypsy Fortune-Teller (Ta- Potency of English Words. World, The. bleau).

Pwize Spwing Poem. Words of Strength. Lamlet, Act III., Scene 4 Queen Mary, Act V., Scene Yorkshire Cobbler, The. (Dialogue).

5 (Dialogue).

CONTENTS OF No. 10. be as Thorough as You Can. Lost Found, The.

Schoolmaster Beaten, mba Balaklava,

Mick Tandy's Revenge. Sympathy. Blind Lamb, The.

Macbeth and the Witches Sky, The. Caught in the Quicksand. (Dialogue).

School Statistics. Chimney's Melody, The. Mother of the Grachii, The Scene from Damon rol Chickamauga.


Pythias (Dialogue). Despair.

Nay, I'll Stay with the Lad. Snow-Birds (Tableau). Drifting.


England's Chevy- Tilghman's Ride. Dick Johnson's Picture. Chase,

Theology in the Quarten, Death of Roland, The. Old Year and the New, The. To the Susvivors of the Best Dot Bay off Mine. Phantom Ship, The.

tle of Bunker Hill,
Bulogy on 17arfield. Quarrel between Sir Peter Till Death Us Join.
Jrenchman on Macbeth, and Lady Teazle (Dia- Tammy's Prizo.


Tragedy, The. Lerve Riel.

Rev. Gabe Tucker's Re- True Story of Little Boy Irrepressible Boy, The. marks.

Blue, The. Job XXVIII.

Railway Matinee, A. Two Blind Beggars ( hamie. Rizpah.

bleau). Law of Death, The. Beveries of a Bachelor (Ta- Village Choir, The ( Little Rocket's Christmas. bleau).

bleau). Larrie O'Dee.

Reminiscence of Exhibi. Washington Hawkins Die httle Dora's Soliloquy.

tion Day.

with Col. Sellen. Best Oberge of Nej. shriring of Guinevere, The Wayside Inn, The.

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