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Obvious typographical errors have been corrected. A list of changes is found at the end of the book. Oe ligatures have been expanded.

The original text used both number and symbol footnotes. This usage has been maintained in this version.

[Illustration: PROSPERO AND MIRANDA The Tempest ]

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 EIGHT New Edition

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Chicago BELLOWS REEVE COMPANY PUBLISHERS

Copyright, 1922 BELLOWS REEVE COMPANY

CONTENTS

PAGE RINGROSE AND HIS BUCCANEERS 1 DAVID CROCKETT 29 DAVID CROCKETT IN THE CREEK WAR 37 AMERICA Samuel Francis Smith 60 THE RETREAT OF CORTÉS William H. Prescott 63 BATTLE OF IVRY Thomas Babington Macaulay 76 THE BATTLE OF THERMOPYLAE 81 MARCO BOZZARIS Fitz Greene Halleck 90 A DESCENT INTO THE MAELSTROM Edgar Allan Poe 95 PÈRE MARQUETTE Jared Sparks 121 THE FALL OF THE ALAMO 141 THE ALHAMBRA Washington Irving 153 HERVÉ RIEL Robert Browning 168 THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO Lord Byron 176 HOW THEY TOOK THE GOLD TRAIN Charles Kingsley 180 A BED OF NETTLES Grant Allen 209 WASHINGTON IRVING 216 THE KNICKERBOCKER HISTORY OF NEW YORK Washington Irving 224 THE BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR Robert Southey 284 CASABIANCA Felicia Hemans 313 THE ROMANCE OF THE SWAN'S NEST Elizabeth Barrett Browning 315 THE COTTER'S SATURDAY NIGHT Robert Burns 319 CHARLES AND MARY LAMB 328 DREAM CHILDREN: A REVERY Charles Lamb 335 READING SHAKESPEARE 346 THE TEMPEST, A TALE FROM SHAKESPEARE Charles and Mary Lamb 348 THE TEMPEST William Shakespeare 364 STUDIES FOR The Tempest 468

PRONUNCIATION OF PROPER NAMES 489

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

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PAGE PROSPERO AND MIRANDA (Color Plate) Arthur Henderson FRONTISPIECE WE ROWED AWAY DOWN THE RIVER Herbert N. Rudeen 3 A BATTLE AT LONG RANGE COMMENCED Herbert N. Rudeen 21 A CROSS WITH SEVERAL LETTERS BESIDE IT Herbert N. Rudeen 25 I SAID FAREWELL TO MY WIFE AND CHILDREN R. F. Babcock 39 I FOUND A DEER THAT HAD JUST BEEN KILLED R. F. Babcock 45 PILOTED BY FRIENDLY INDIANS (Color Plate) R. F. Babcock 48 THE ATTACK ON THE FORT R. F. Babcock 55 BATTLE ON THE CAUSEWAY Louis Grell 69 THEY DRAGGED THEIR FEEBLE LIMBS WITH DIFFICULTY Louis Grell 74 "CHARGE FOR THE GOLDEN LILIES NOW" Louis Grell 79 THEIR LAST ENCOUNTER Herbert N... Continue reading book >>




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