Elson Grammer School Literature, book 4

by William H. Elson and Christine Keck

Paul revere's ride -- The leap of Roushan beg -- The charge of the light brigade at balaklava -- The diverting history of john gilpin -- How they brought the good news from ghent to aix -- Incident of the french camp -- Herve riel -- The bugle song -- The brook -- Song of the Chattahoochee -- The cataract of lodore -- The bells -- Annabel lee -- Opportunity -- To a waterfowl -- The skylark -- To a skylark -- The cloud -- Apostrophe to the ocean -- The destruction of sennacherib -- The eve before waterloo -- Song of the greek bard -- Marco bozzaris -- The burial of sir john moore -- Absalom -- Lochinvar -- Parting of marmion and douglas -- For a' that and a' that -- Mercy, The Merchant of Venice -- The seven ages of man, As You Like It -- Polonius's advice; Man; Hamlet's soliloquy, Hamlet -- Reputation, Othello -- Wolsey and Cromwell, King Henry VIII -- Cassio and Iago, Othell -- Rip van winkle -- The voyage -- The great stone face -- My visit to niagara -- A Descent into the maelstrom -- The raven -- Evangeline: a tale of acadie -- The building of the ship -- Snow-bound -- The ship builders -- The chambered nautilus -- The deacon's masterpiece; or the wonderful "one-hoss shay" -- Old ironsides -- The boys -- The last leaf -- The vision of sir launfal -- Yussouf -- The marshes of Glynn -- Regulus before the Roman senate, by Sargent -- The return of Regulus; Spartacus to the gladiators, by Kellogg -- Merit before birth, by Sallust -- Rienzi's address to the Romans, by Mitford -- Emmet's vindication, by Emmet -- King Phillip to the white settler, by Everett -- The capture of Quebec, by Parkman -- England and her colonies, by Burke -- The way to wealth, by Franklin -- Speech on a resolution to put Virginia into a state of defence, by Henry -- The man without a country, by Hale -- Love of country, by Scott -- Napoleon Bonaparte, by Phillips -- The true grandeur of nations, by Sumner -- The evils of war, by Clay -- Peace, the policy of a nation, by Calhoun -- The first settlement of new england; Supposed speech of John Adams, by Webster -- South Carolina and the union, by Hayne -- Reply to Hayne, by Webster -- Dedication speech at Gettysburg, by Lincoln -- Lincoln, the great commoner, by Markham -- O Captain, my captain -- Farewell address, by Washington -- The memory of our fathers -- The American flag -- Warren's address at the battle of bunker hill -- Columbus -- Recessional--a victorian ode -- A definition of a gentleman.

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