The Best of the World's Classics, Vol. V (of X) - Great Britain and Ireland III

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Editor Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924
Editor Halsey, Francis W. (Francis Whiting), 1851-1919
Title The Best of the World's Classics, Vol. V (of X) - Great Britain and Ireland III
Contents Excerpts from Boswell's "Life of Johnson" -- A Poet Defined, from the Preface to "Lyrical Ballads" by Wordsworth -- The Arrival of the Master of Ravenswood, from "The Bride of Lammermoor" by Scott -- The Death of Meg Merriles, from "Guy Mannering" by Scott -- A Vision of Rob Roy, from "Rob Roy" by Scott -- Queen Elizabeth and Amy Robsart at Kenilworth, from "Kenilworth" by Scott -- The Illness and Death of Lady Scott, from Scott's "Journal" -- Does Fortune Favor Fools?, from "A Sailor's Fortune" by Coleridge -- The Destiny of the United States, from the "Table Talk" by Coleridge -- Nelson's Death at Trafalgar, from the "Life of Nelson" by Southey -- The Death of Hofer, by Landor -- Napoleon and Pericles, by Landor -- Dream Children—A Reverie; Poor Relations; The Origin of Roast Pig; That We Should Rise with the Lark, from the "Essays of Elia" by Lamb -- Hamlet, from the "Characters of Shakespeare's Plays" by Hazlitt -- Dreams of an Opium-Eater, from the "Confessions of an English Opium-Eater" by de Quincey -- Joan of Arc, from the "Biographical and Historical Essays" by de Quincey -- Charles Lamb, from the "Literary Reminiscences" by de Quincey -- Of His Mother's Treatment of Him, letter by Lord Byron -- To His Wife after the Separation, letter by Lord Byron -- To Sir Walter Scott, letter by Lord Byron -- Of Art and Nature as Poetical Subjects, from the "Reply to Bowles" by Lord Byron -- In Defense of Poetry, by Shelley -- The Baths of Caracalla, from letter by Shelley -- The ruins of Pompeii, from letter by Shelley -- The Mutilation of the Hermæ; If Alexander Had Lived, from the "History of Greece" by Grote -- Charlotte Corday, from the "History of the French Revolution" by Carlyle -- The Blessedness of Work, from "Past and Present" by Carlyle -- Cromwell, from "Heroes and Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History" by Carlyle -- In Praise of Those Who Toil, from "Sartor Resartus" by Carlyle -- The Certainty of Justice, from "Past and Present" by Carlyle -- The Greatness of Scott, from essay by Carlyle -- Boswell and His Book, from essay by Carlyle -- Might Burns Have Been Saved?, from essay by Carlyle -- Puritans and Royalists, from the essay by Lord Macaulay -- Cromwell's Army, from the "History of England" by Lord Macaulay -- The Opening of the Trial of Warren Hastings, from essay by Lord Macaulay -- The Gift of Athens to Man, from essay by Lord Macaulay -- The Pathos of Byron's Life, from essay by Macaulay
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Language English
LoC Class PR: Language and Literatures: English literature
Subject Literature -- Collections
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