The National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry, Consisting of Narrative, Descriptive, Argumentative, Didactic, Pathetic, and Humorous Pieces, Together with Dialogues, Addresses, Orations, Speeches, &c. ...

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The Affectionate Dog
11
The French Merchant Childs Monitor
13
Running for Life
15
Charles 2d and William Penn Friend of Peace
18
The Ungrateful Guest Goldsmith
20
Parental Tenderness
21
No Rank or Possessions can make the guilty mind happy Cicero
22
Beauty and Deformity Percivals Tales
23
The Discontented Pendulum Jane Taylor
24
Battle of Lexington Weems
27
Battle of Bunkers Hill Charles Botta
29
Application
34
The Shortness of Life
35
The Faithful Greyhound M Dwight 86
36
Mortality Barbauld
39
Immortality Barbauld
40
The End of Perfection Mrs Sigourney
41
The Two Bees Dodsley
43
Heroism of a Peasant
44
Biographical Sketch of Major Andre
45
The Miraclea German Parable
48
The Compassionate Judge
49
32 The Prudent Judgean Eastern Tale Mass Magazine
50
Lion and Dog
54
The Gentleman and his Tenant
61
Socrates and Leander
62
Socrates and Demetrius
63
The Dead Horse Sterne
65
Biographical Anecdotes
66
The Revenge of a Great Soul
68
Death of Prince William Goldsmith
69
Lesson Psge 47 The Youth and the Philosopher Whitehead
73
Naval Action
74
Damon and Pythias
77
Test of Goodness
79
The Mysterious Stranger Jane Taylor
80
Earthquake in Calabria Goldsmith
85
The Wild Boy Charles W Thompson
86
The Starling Sterne
87
Alcander and Septimius Goldsmith
89
Leon Pare 55 IngratitudeStory of Inkle and Varico
91
The Battle of Blenheim Southey
93
The Dog and the Fox Gay
95
The Hare and the Tortoise Lloyd
96
The Fainter who pleased Nobody and Every Body Gay
98
Story of the Siege of Calais
99
Examples of Decision of Character John Foster
103
or the Vanity of Riches Dr Johnson
106
Schemes of Life often Illusory Dr Johnson
108
The Hill of Science Aiken
110
The Vision of Mirza Spectator
113
The Chamelion Merrick
117
The Country Bumf kin and Razor Seller P Pindar
119
The Gascon Peasant and the Flies
121
69 The Progress of Untruth Byrom
123
The Voyage of Life Dr Johnson
124
The Journey of a Daya picture of human life Dr Johnson
126
The Mummy Smith
130
The Negros Complaint Cowper
132
74 Victory
133
Destruction of Jerusalem
134
Destruction of Jerusalemconcluded
138
The Warriors Wreath
142
78 Elegy written in a Country Church Yard Gray
143
Address to the Sun Ossian
147
Importance of Virtue Price
165
The Folly of Inconsistent Expectations Aitkin
166
On the beauties of the Psalms Home
169
Two Voices from the Grave Karamsin
170
93The Battle of Linden Campbell
171
94 The Indian Chief
172
95 The Burial of Sir John Moore Wolfe
173
Boadicea Camper
174
97 The Common Lot Montgomery
176
On the Irresolution of Youth Goldsmith
177
The Hero and the Sage
179
The Blind Preacher Wirt
180
Specimens of Welch Preaching London Jewish Expositor
183
Happiness Lacon
186
104 The Philosophers Scales J Taylor
192
105 Goody Blake and Harry Gill Wordsworth
195
The Three Warnings Mrs Thrale
198
The Dervis and the Two Merchants Lacon
201
On the Present and Future State Addison
202
My Mothers Picture Cowper
204
Ode to Disappointment Henry Kirhe White
205
What is Time Marsden
207
Casabianca Mrs Hemans
208
The Just Judge
209
On Happiness Sterne
213
On Sincerity Tillatson
215
Story of Le Fever Sterne
217
Speech of a Scythian Ambassador to Alexander Q Curtius
231
Diogenes at the Isthmian Games 332
232
Diversity in the Human Character Pope
233
On the Pursuits of Mankind Pope
235
The Road to Happiness open to all Men Pope
237
Providence Vindicated in the Present State of Man Pope
239
The Nature of True Eloquence D Webster
240
The Perfect Orator Sheridan
241
Hollas Address to the Peruvians Sheridan
242
The Mariners Dream Dimond
244
Alexander Selkirk Cowper
245
The Hermit ParnelL
247
Character of William Pitt
253
Character of the Puritans Edinburgh Review
254
134 Character of Washington Phillips
257
Stanzas Addressed to the Greeks
258
Song of the Greeks 1822 Campbell
259
Address to the Patriots of the Revolution D Websttr
261
Specimen of the Eloquence of James Otis
263
On Conciliation with America Burke
264
Speech on the Question of War with England Patrick Henry
266
On the Existence of a Deity Young
269
Tomorrow Cotton
270
Vanity of Power and Misery of Kings Shdkspeare
271
Darkness Byron
272
Hannibal to Scipio African us
274
Scipios Reply to Hannibal
276
Cassiua instigating Brutus Tragedy of Julius Cesar
277
Brutus Speech on the Death of Cesar Shakspeare
278
Antonys Speech over the Body of Cesar Shakspeare
279
Othellos Apology for his Marriage Tragedy of Othello
282
Soliloquy of Hamlet on Death Tragedy of Hamlet
284
Catos Soliloquy on the Immortality of the Soul Tragedy of Cato
285
Speech of Catiline before the Roman Senate Crows Catiline
286
The Rich Man and the Poor Man JChemnitzer
287
Address to the Ocean Buron
288
Wisdom Pollok
290
The Cuckoo Lagan
292

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