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WITH THE

BEST AMERICAN AUTHORS.

SELECTED AND ARRANGED BY

CHARLES MORRIS

VOL. IV.

PHILADELPHIA:

J. B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY.

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SUBJECT.

AUTHOR.

Ode to the American Flag .

JOSEPH RODMAN DRAKE

Sheridan's Ride

T. BUCHANAN READ

The Blue and the Gray

FRANCIS M. FINCH

Burning of a Lake Steamer

ROBERT DALE OWEN

Words of Wisdom

JAMES A. GARFIELD

Paradise Plantation

L. S. HOUGHTON.

Centennial Oration

HENRY ARMITT Brown

The Singer's Hills

HELEN HUNT JACKSON

When the House is Alone

MARY KYLE DALLAS

Daisy Miller . ..

HENRY JAMES

The Ocklawaha in May

SIDNEY LANIER

Twelve Hundred Miles through the Air . John Wise .

Importance of Literary Style

WILLIAM MATHEWS

The Songs of the Troubadours

HARRIET W. PRESTON

The Death of the Whale

H. MELVILLE.

German Ideas about America

J. Ross BROWNE

The Famine.

HENRY W. LONGFELLOW

Incidents of Arctic Travel

E. K. KANE

The Total Depravity of Inanimate Things. Mrs. E. A. WALKER.

The Man in the Reservoir .

C. F. HOFFMAN

The Mound-Builders

ANONYMOUS.

Unwritten Musio .

N. P. WILLIS.

Life at Threescore and Ten

ALBERT BARNES.

No Use being in a Hurry

J. K. PAULDING .

A Tiger-Hunt in India

W. T. HORNADAY

Poems of Humor.

VARIOUS

Old Grimes

ALBERT G. GREENE

Mary's Bee

JAMES NACK

Little Breeches

John Har

The Philosopher Toad

Mrs. R. S. NICHOLS

Vesta . ..

EDGAR FAWCETT

Plain Language from Truthful James . BRET HARTE

A Babylonish Ditty

F. S. COZZENS.

Nothing to Wear . .

WILLIAN A. BUTLER.

Labor in the Middle Ages.

CHARLES J. STILLÉ

The Theory of Evolution

MONCURE D. CONWAY

Spelling down the Master

EDWARD EGGLESTON

A Newport Romance

BRET HARTE

The Debt of Religion to Science . Minot J. SAVAGE

The Faun and the Nymph.

NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE

The Lessons of American History .. Gulian C. VERPLANCK .

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