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CONTENTS.

JONATHAN EDWARDS:

PAGE | FRANCIS HOPKINSON:

Paan

Biographical Sketch..

25 Biographical Sketch......

59

His Religious Feelings...

25

Specimen of a Collegiate Examination. 60

His Resolutions.......

26 On White-Washing.........

63

The Freedom of the Will ................... 31 Mistake versus Blunder....

65

The Permission not tho Production of The Battle of the Kegs....................... 66

Evil..........

32

JAMES WILSON:

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN:

Biographical Sketch...

68

William B. Tappan's Lines on............

33

The Excellence of our Constitution...... 69

Biographical Sketch...........

33 The People the source of all Power..... 69

First Entrance into Philadelphia... 33 The Anti-Slavery Character of the Con-

On the Return of Peace......

38

stitution.......

71

The Way to Wealth.

38

The Whistle.............

41 THOMAS JEFFERSON:

A Parable against Persecution...

Biographical Sketch........................... 72

Turning the Grindstone................... 43 The Rights of Man......

Memorial to Congress on Slavery..

Passage of the Potomac through the

Blue Ridge.............

75

JOHN WITHERSPOON :

Influence of Slavery..

76

Biographical Sketch.

45 A Decalogue of Canons for Practical

The Pernicious Example of the Stage.. 46 Life.........

77
Character of Theatrical Representations 47 His Dying Council........

77

Character of Actors........

Principles Regulating Money... 48 BENJAMIN RUSH :

Biographical Sketch..........................

78

GEORGE WASHINGTON:

Female Education............................... 79

Biographical Sketch...............

The Use of Tobacco...........................

81

Valedictory Counsels of Washington.... 50 The Bible as a School-Book................. 82

The Brotherhood of Man.................. 52

Providence ruling the Affairs of Na. LINDLEY MURRAY:

tions.......

52

Biographical Sketch...

84

Pleasures of Private Life.................... 53 Moderation in One's Desires............... 85

Slavery .......

53

Employment Essential to Health........ 86

Virtue and Happiness..

54

The Blessings of Afliction.....

86

Agriculture...

54

War...

55 DAVID RAMSEY:

Biographical Sketch.

87

JOHN ADAMS:

Washington resigning his Commission 88

Biographical Sketch..

55

Mrs. Adams's Letter to her Husband JOHN TRUMBULL:

(note).......

56

Biographical Sketch.

89

Meditates the Choice of Hercules.. 67 The Fop's Decline..

90

The Fourth of July.

58 The Belle..

91

... 134

TIMOTHY DWIGHT:

ALEXANDER WILSON :

Biographical Sketch..
102 Biographical Sketch.....

144

Duelling ..

103 Pleasures in contemplating Nature...... 145

The Notch of the White Mountains..... 104 The Bald Eagle.......

146

The Goodness of God as manifested in Tho Mocking-Bird.....

148

105

Goffe, the Regicide....

106 JOHN QUINCY ADAMS:

Evening after a Battle....

107 Biographical Sketch.....

I Love thy Kingdom, Lord..

107 The Gospel a Gospel of Liberty and

Peace......

152

PHILIP FRENEAU:

The Value of the Bible...................... 155

Biographical Sketch...........

108 The Hour-Glass.......

156

The Dying Indian.....

............. 109

The Wild Honeysuckle..................... 111 JOSEPH DENNIE:

The Prospect of Peace....................... 111 Biographical Sketch.......

157

May to April...........

112 Account of the “ Portfolio" (note)........ 157

Night ....

158

PHILLIS WHEATLEY PETERS:

Jack and Gill: a Criticism................... 160

Biographical Sketch........

113

Lines on the Death of Dr. Sewall......... 114 JOHN M. MASON:

On the Death of an Infant.................. 115 Biographical Sketch.

164

A Farewell to America....................... 115 Hamilton's Death............................

165

Politics and Religion......................... 167

JOEL BARLOW:

Character of Hamilton...

168

Biographical Sketch..

117 Gospel for the Poor....

169

The Hasty Pudding...

118

To Freedom..

119 JOSEPH HOPKINSON:

Biographical Sketch....

JOHN MARSHALL:

Hail, Columbia.....

......... 170

Biographical Sketch..

120

Character of Washington...

121 CHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN:

Biographical Sketch.

............. 172

ALEXANDER HAMILTON:

The Pestilence of 1798...

Biographical Sketch..

123 Perilous Encounter with a l'anther..... 175

... 172

• *-53.... 186

***... 227

SAMUEL J. SMITH:

PAGE WILLIAM TUDOR:

Page

Biographical Sketch..

178 Influence of Females on Society .... 219

"Peace, be Still”.

179 Character of James Otis........... 220

A Morning Hymn...

180 Cause of the American Revolution...... 221

For an Album...

180

FRANCIS S. KEY:

JOSIAH QUINCY:

Biographical Sketch..........

222

Biographical Sketch...

181 The Star-Spangled Banner..................

2:22

The Limits to Laws.........................**

182 Life......

........................... 224

An Embargo Liberty.

........................ 184

Hymn.......................................... 224

New England........ *---........... 184

John Quincy Adams......................... 185 JOSEPH T. BUCKINGHAM:

Biographical Sketch..

225

ARCHIBALD ALEXANDER:

National Feeling-Lafayette............... 226

Biograpbical Sketch.

The Evils of Lotteries..

The Right Use of Reason in Religion... 187

The Bible ............

189 WASHINGTON ALLSTON:

The Consolations of the Gospel............. 189 H. T. Tuckerman's Lines on..... 228

Biographical Sketch........

228

WILLIAM WIRT:

The Address of the Sylph of Spring...... 230

Biographical Sketch.

America to Great Britain...

231

John P. Kennedy and his Works (note) 191 Benevolence.........

232

The Blind Preacher...

193 Truth....

233

The Power of Kindness...

196 Humility..

233

Common Sense........

196

Burt and Blannerbasset.

197 | BENJAMIN SILLIMAN:

Every One the Architect of his own

Biographical Sketch..........

233

Fortune

Nature of Geological Evidence............ 234

Application of the Evidence-Fossil

ROBERT TREAT PAINE:

Fishes of Mount Bolca................ 236

Biographical Sketch..

201

Adams and Liberty.

202 TIMOTHY FLINT:

Biographical Sketch..

236

WILLIAM SULLIVAN:

Indian Mounds.....

237

Biographical Sketch...

203 Fashion and Ruin versus Industry and

The "Federalists".

204

Independence

238

The Washington Administration.... 206 The Shores of the Ohio...

239

The Indian Belle and Beau................. 240

LYMAN BEECHER:

Biographical Sketch...

......... 206 WILLIAM ELLERY CHANNING:

The sin of Trafficking in Ardent Spirits 207 James Russell Lowell's Lines on......... 241

Appeal to Young Men............

Biographical Sketch........

241

The Duellist Unfit for Office................ 209 The Purifying Influence of Poetry....... 243

The East and the West Ope............... 210 Books.........

245

The Moral Dignity of the Educational

JAMES K. PAULDING:

Profession................................... 245

Biographical Sketch......

211 Milton and Johnson........

Murderer's Creek........

Christianity the Great Emancipa-

Quarrel of Squire Bull and his Son...... 215 tor ............

247

Character of the Negro Race............... 248

WILLIAM TUDOR:

Every Man Great......

249

Biographical Sketch...

217

Accoant of the “Monthly Anthology" GULIAN C. VERPLANCK:

(note).......

217 Biographical Sketch..

250

Account of the " North American Re-

John Jay.....

251

view" (note).....

218 The Schoolmaster.

252

........... 193

... 301

JOHN JAMES AUDUBON :
PAGE | JOHN PIERPONT:

PAG

Biographical Sketch.........................

254 Song of the Shepherds........

293

The Humming Bird.......................... 255

License-Laws................................ 294

The Mocking-Bird.............................. 256 Hymn.........

295

The Wood-Thrush......... ................. 257

My Child............

..................... 296

Not on the Battle-Field...................... 297

DANIEL WEBSTER:

Biographical Sketch.

258 SAMUEL WOODWORTH:

Our Country in 1920.

262 Biographical Sketch...

299

Address to the Surviving Soldiers of the The Old Oaken Bucket.

299

Revolution......

263

England .....

264 ANDREWS NORTON:

The Morning.........

264 Biographical Sketch..

300

The Love of Home.......

264 Posthumous Influence of the Wise and

The Nature of True Eloquence............ 265

Good................

Justice.............

................ 266

Reformers..........

302

Death the Great Leveller......

266 Scene after a Summer Shower............ 302

Purpose of Bunker Hill Monument...... 266 Fortitude..........

303

Crime Revealed by Conscience............ 267

Massachusetts................................ 268

RICHARD H. DANA:

Liberty and Union......

269 Biographical Sketch........................... 304

The Scene of Death...

305

JOSEPH STORY:

The Husband and Wife's Grave........... 306

Biographical Sketch.......

270 The Death of Sin, and the Life of Holi-

The Importance of Classical Learning.. 271 ness......

308

Free Schools...

272 The Mother and Son.......

309

The Dangers that threaten our Re-

public .....

272 RICHARD HENRY WILDE:

Biographical Sketch.......

312

WASHINGTON IRVING :

John Randolph and Daniel Webster..... 313

James Russell Lowell's Lines on......... 274 My Life is like the Summer Rose......... 314

Biographical Sketch......

274 To the Mocking-Bird.. .................... 314

Columbus first discovers Land in the

New World..............................

276 JAMES FENIMORE COOPER:

Filial Affection.............

Biographical Sketch.......................... 315

The Alhambra by Moonlight ............... 279 The Capture of a Whalo..................... 316

The Grave............

280 The Wreck of the Ariel...................... 319

Portrait of a Dutchman........... 281

JAMES A. IIILLHOUSE:

JOSEPH S. BUCKMINSTER:

Fitz-Greene Halleck's Lines on............ 323

Biographical Sketch...

282

Biographical Sketch....

323

Uses of Sickness.....

284 Scone from Hadad....

324

Temptations of the Young.

284 Hadad's Description of the City of

Active and Inactive Learning... 285

David...

326

How Paternal Wealth should be Em-

LEVI FRISBIE:

ployed............

327

Biographical Sketch.......

287

The Reciprocal Influence of Morals and WILLIAM JAY:

Literature..............

287 Biographical Sketch.........

328

Tacitus-Livy.

...................................... 289

Patriotism .........

329

Moral Taste.................

.................. 290

John Quincy Adams........................... 329

A Dream.

291 'The Higher Law............................

831

277

JOHN PIERPONT:
Biographical Sketch..

292

Classical and Sacred Theunes for Music 293

JARED SPARKS:

Biographical Sketch....

332

Anecdote of John Lodyard.................. 333

JARED SPARKS:

PAGE SAMUEL G. GOODRICH:

PAGE

Tbe American Revolution....

335 The Rural Districts our country's

Strengt)......

371

LYDIA HUNTLEY SIGOURNEY:

Boston in 1824...............................

372

Biographical Sketch........

336 Philadelphia Publishers and Book-

Widow at her Daughter's Bridal......... 338

sellers (note)

373

Niagara............

.................. 338

A Butterfly on a Child's Grave........... 339 CARLOS WILCOX:

Death of an Infant....

340 Biographical Sketch..

374

Alpine Flowers...

340 September

374

Contentment...

340 Freedom......

375

The Coral Insect...

341 Doing Good, True Happiness.............. 376

The Gain of Adversity..

342

The Privileges of Age..

842 WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT:

Biographical Sketch..

ALEXANDER H. EVERETT:

Thanatopsis...............

Biographical Sketch............

344

To a Waterfow) .....

380

England.....

345 The Conqueror's Grave..

381

Claims of Literature upon America...... 346 The Past .....

382

The Young American.......................

347 The Evening Wind.........

384

The Battle-Field...............................

385

GEORGE TICKNOR:

The Antiquity of Freedum................... 386

Biographical Sketch.

848

Don Quixote..........

349 JOHN NEAL:

Biographical Sketch...

387

CHARLES SPRAGUE:

Children,-What are They..

388

Biographical Sketch.

852

Shakspeare Odo....

353 EDWARD ROBINSON :

The Brothers.....

356 Biographical Sketch...

390

The Family Meeting..

357 Plain before Sinai...

391

The Winged Worshippers.....

358 The Top of Sinai, (Safsafen)..

392

I See Thee Still...........

359 The Cedars of Lebanon....

393

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