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SPECIMENS OF EUROPEAN ELOQUENCE.

1. Description of Junius.

2. Opinion Relative to the Right of England to Tax America.

3. Jack to Sir John.

4. "A Political Pause."

5. Charles de Moor's Remorse.

6. The Passing of the Rubicon.

7. To the Young

8. Contemplation of the Divine Being in his Works.

9. Cæsar's Triumphs

10. Las-Casas Dissuading from Battle.

11. Invective against the Duke of Bedford.

12. Ludicrous Account of English Taxes.

13. Washington

14. Female Patriotism.

15. Enterprising Spirit of New-England.

Burke. 109

Burke. 110

Kotzebue. 110

Foz. 111

Schiller. 112

Knowles. 113

Logan. 113

Fielding. 114

Knowles. 115

Sheridan. 116

Junius. 117

Ed. Review. 118

Phillips. 114

Madame Roland. 120

Burke. 121

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Brougham. 151

40. Defense of Rowan for Libel.

Curran. 152

41. Reply to Mr. Corry's Attack on his Character.

Grattan. 153

42. Reputation.

Phillips. 155

43. Limitation of the Amount of Pensions.

Curran. 156

44. Fallacy of Mr. Tierney's Argument on a Motion for Peace with the

French.

Canning. 158

45. Indignant Rebuke on the Employment of Indians in Civilized

Warfare.

Chatham. 159

46. America.

Phillips. 161

47. Character of Napoleon Bonaparte.

Phillips. 163

48. To the Jury in the Case of J. A. Williams for a Libel on the Clergy

of Durham.

Brougham. 165

49. Paine's Age of Reason.

Erskine. 166

50. The Horrors of War.

Hall. 168

51. Invective against Warren Hastings.

Sheridan. 170

52. Hyder Ali.

Burke. 172

53. Speech of Mac Briar to the Scotch Insurgents.

Scott. 173

SPECIMENS OF ANCIENT ELOQUENCE.

1. Selection from Chapter xxxix of the Book of Job.

2. Selection from Chapter xxviii of the Book of Job.

3. The Song of Moses ; from Chapter xv of Exodus.

4. Selection from the Book of Joel.

5. Selection from Chapter viii of the Book of Proverbs.

6. Selection from Chapter 1x of the Book of Isaiah.

7. Extract from Demosthenes on the Crown.

& Nicolaus against putting the Athenian General Nicias, to Death.

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Leicester. 299

Thelwall. 300

Anonymous. 301

Anonymous. 302

Rogers. 304

Thompson. 305

Anonymous. 306

Byron. 308

Dimond. 309

Bayly. 311

Darwin. 312

Spencer. 313

Halleck. 315

Lewis. 317

Bayly. 318

Anonymous. 320

Wordsworth. 321

Lewis. 323

Anonymous. 326

Southey. 328

COMIC AND AMUSING.

1. To an Old Wig.

2. The Child's Wish in June.

3. The Infant Orator.

4. The Apple-Dumplings, and George the Third.

5. The Directing Post.

6. The Atheist and Acom.

7. The Ass and the Nightingale.

8. The Young Fly and the Old Spider.

9. · Spectacles, or Helps to Read.

10. The Schoolboy's Complaint.

11. The Three Black Crows.

12. The Gouty Merchant and the Stranger.

13. Misconception.

14. The Wind in a Frolic.

15. Short Answers.

16. Lodgings for Single Gentlemen.

17. The Rich Man and the Poor Man.

18. Petition of Young Ladies.

19. The Ant and the Butterfly.

20. Logic.

21. The Comet and the Great Bear.

22. The Pair of Beasts.

23, Apology for the Pig.

24. Hodge and the Vicar.

25. Paper-A Conversational Pleasantry.

26. Toby Tosspot.

Anonymous. 331

Gilman. 331

Everett. 332

Wolcot. 333

Anonymous. 333

Anonymous. 334

Krilov. 335

Wolcot. 336

Byrom. 337

Anonymous. 338

Byrom. 339

Anonymous. 340

Anonymous. 341

Howit. 342

Anonymous. 343

Colman. 344

Khemnitzer. 345

Anonymous. 347

Anonymous. 348

Anonymous. 349

Anonymous. 350

Anonymous. 353

Southey. 352

Anonymous. 353

Franklin. 355

Colman. 356

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