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Obvious typographical errors have been corrected. A list of changes is found at the end of the book. Inconsistent spelling and hyphenation have been maintained. A list of those words is found at the end of the book. Oe ligatures have been expanded. The original book used both numerical and symbolic footnote markers. This version follows the original usage.

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Journeys Through Bookland

A NEW AND ORIGINAL PLAN FOR READING APPLIED TO THE WORLD'S BEST LITERATURE FOR CHILDREN

BY CHARLES H. SYLVESTER Author of English and American Literature

VOLUME SIX New Edition

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Chicago BELLOWS REEVE COMPANY PUBLISHERS

Copyright, 1922 BELLOWS REEVE COMPANY

CONTENTS

PAGE HORATIUS Lord Macaulay 1 LORD ULLIN'S DAUGHTER Thomas Campbell 23 SIR WALTER SCOTT Grace E. Sellon 26 THE TOURNAMENT Sir Walter Scott 38 THE RAINBOW Thomas Campbell 91 THE LION AND THE MISSIONARY David Livingstone 93 THE MOSS ROSE Translated from Krummacher 98 FOUR DUCKS ON A POND William Allingham 98 RAB AND HIS FRIENDS John Brown, M.D. 99 ANNIE LAURIE William Douglas 119 THE BLIND LASSIE T. C. Latto 120 BOYHOOD Washington Allston 122 SWEET AND LOW Alfred Tennyson 122 CHILDHOOD Donald G. Mitchell 124 THE BUGLE SONG Alfred Tennyson 133 THE IMITATION OF CHRIST Thomas à Kempis 134 THE DESTRUCTION OF SENNACHERIB Lord Byron 141 RUTH 143 THE VISION OF BELSHAZZAR Lord Byron 153 SOHRAB AND RUSTEM 157 SOHRAB AND RUSTUM Matthew Arnold 173 THE POET AND THE PEASANT Emile Souvestre 206 JOHN HOWARD PAYNE AND Home, Sweet Home 221 AULD LANG SYNE Robert Burns 228 HOME THEY BROUGHT HER WARRIOR DEAD Alfred Tennyson 231 CHARLES DICKENS 232 A CHRISTMAS CAROL Charles Dickens 244 CHRISTMAS IN OLD TIME Sir Walter Scott 356 ELEGY WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCHYARD Thomas Gray 360 THE SHIPWRECK Robert Louis Stevenson 371 ELEPHANT HUNTING Roualeyn Gordon Cumming 385 SOME CLEVER MONKEYS Thomas Belt 402 POOR RICHARD'S ALMANAC Benjamin Franklin 407 GEORGE ROGERS CLARK 422 THE CAPTURE OF VINCENNES George Rogers Clark 428 THREE SUNDAYS IN A WEEK Edgar Allan Poe 453 THE MODERN BELLE Stark 463 WIDOW MACHREE Samuel Lover 464 LIMESTONE BROTH Gerald Griffin 467 THE KNOCK OUT Davy Crockett 471 THE COUNTRY SQUIRE Thomas Yriarte 474 TO MY INFANT SON Thomas Hood 478

PRONUNCIATION OF PROPER NAMES 481

For Classification of Selections, see General Index, at end of Volume X

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