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SELECTED FROM THE STANDARD AUTHORS OF ALL NATIONS

AND ALL TIME

EDITED, WITH BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL NOTES, BY

AINSWORTH R. SPOFFORD, Librarian of Congress, and

CHARLES GIBBON, Author of "Robin Gray," etc:

SECOND EDITION ILLUSTRATEL, RÉVISED AND AUGMENTED

IN TEN VOLUMES

Vol. X

PHLADELPHIA
THE GEBBIE PUBLISHING CO., LIMITED

Copyright 1895 by THE GEBBIE PUBLISHING Co., Limited.
CONTENTS OF VOLUME X.

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PAOL.

Sakoontalá; or, The Lost Ring

Kalidasa .

1

Town and Country Life in America in 1800

John Bach McMaster

17

Psalm CXXXIII. of David, King of Israel

Dirk Rafael Kamphuysen . 24

The Lives of the Roman Poets

Caius Tranquillus Suetonius. 25

Saemund's Edda

Saemund.

33

Picciola.

Joseph X. Boniface

37

Sunday Morning

John P. Hebel ..

71

The Biarkemaal

Bodvar Biarke.

71

A Storm at the Mouth of the Tyne

William C. Russell

72

Song, from “The Princess"

Tennyson.

80

Elegy, Written in the Ruins of an Old Castle .

Friedrich Von Matthisson. 80

Fables

La Fontaine

81

Colonial Slavery, 1831

Daniel O'Connell.

84

The Irish Disturbances Bill

Daniel O'Connell .

85

The Departure of the Swallow

William Howitt

86

The Broom-Flower

Mary Howitt

86

The Priest who Ate Mulberries .

Robert Wace

86

The Land of Cokaigne .

Robert Wace

88

Two Letters of Robert Burns.

Robert Burns

88

Phaëton and the Chariot of the Sun

Ovid

90

The Frog and the Steer

Ulrich Boner

92

The Reform Bill of 1831-32

John, Earl Russell

93

The State of Ireland (1832)

Richard L. Sheil

94

Cavendish's Account of King Henry's (VIII.) Visits to

Wolsey's House

George Cavendish.

95

Elizabeth; or, The Exiles of Siberia

Sophie Ristaud, Mad. Cottin . 96

Fate ..

Susan M. Spaulding.

109

Spring and Woman

Walther von der Vogelweide . 110

The Amen of the Stones

Ludwig T. Kosegarten

110

The Song of the Roman Legions

Felix Dahn.

110

A True Story of a Fawn

Anna Drinker .

111

The Snow-Flake

Caroline L. Hentz

112

The Spinner

Johann H. Voss

112

Captain Cook Discovers the Sandwich Islands

Captain James Cook .

113

The Death of Captain Cook

Captain King.

115

A Song of Winter

Frances H. Greene

122

Country Life

Ludwig H. C. Holty

123

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Gitje

Busken-Huet

124

The Praise of Iron

Valerius W. Neubeck

127

Brother, Come Home

Catherine H. W. Esling 128

Paul and Virginia

Bernardin De St. Pierre 128

Chevy-Chase

Anonymous

157

A Nobleman's Country House

"Ouida.Louisa De La Rame 160

Some Surmises of a Fashionable Lady as to Heaven “Ouida,Louisa De La Rame 165

Separation

Farina

165

Theophilus Pisarenko; or, The New Job

Von Sacher-Masoch

171

The Storm

Friedrich Spielhagen

175

The Sleeping Beauty

Mrs. Whitman.

182

To Shakespeare

Frances Anne Kemble

184

The Injustice of Private Property in Land.

Henry George

185

The Nibelunger's Treasure

Karl Simrock

191

The Dreamer

Harriet P. Spofford

192

The Scottish Chiefs

Jane Porter.

192

The Cid ...

Anonymous

201

Description of Hudibras

Samuel Butler .

205

Hymn to Vishnu, the Indian Song of Songs

Jayadeva .

206

Samodadamodaro

Jayadeva

207

Confessions.

St. Augustine

209

Leaves from the Journal of a Poor Vicar in Wiltshire Johann H. D. Zschokke

212

A Meditation on Egypt.

José Agostinho de Macedo . 228

The Tobacco-pipe

Gottfried Konrad Pfeffel 228

Rock Me to Sleep

Elizabeth A. Allen

229

Cradle Song

Josiah G. Holland

230

The Old and the New; or, Three Souls too Good for this

World

Fernan Caballero .

Of the Months.

Folgore da San Geminiano 235

A Song of Fortune

Guido Cavalcanti.

238

The Grave in the Busento.

August Graf von Platen Hal-

lermunde

239

Andrew Hofer .

Julius Mosen

240

Instrumental Music

Marchesa d'Ossoli

240

Clothes Make Men

Gottfried Keller

240

Heptameron-Novel XLII.

Marguerite de Valois, Reine

de Navarre

243

On the Death of Francis the First .

Marguerite de Valois, Reine

de Navarre

247

Epitaph on Françoise de Foix

Francis I.

247

248

Francis I.

Epitaph on Agnès Sorel

Providence

Vincenzo Da Filicaja

248

Autobiography

Frederica Sophia Wilhelmina 248

255

Josef C. F. von Zedlitz

The Midnight Review

Bhavabhuti.

256

From the Hindoo Drama Málati and Madhava

262

The Chronicle of the Boot.

Giuseppe Giusti

264

Franz Franzen

The Horizon

265

Johan Olof Wallin

The One Hundred and Fourth Psalm

266

When the Swallows Homeward Fly

Karl Herrlossohn.

266

. Andrew Carnegie .

Marriage Customs in China and Japan

268

Andrew Carnegie .

Castles in Spain

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