Eclectic School Readings: Stories from Life
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Eclectic School Readings: Stories from Life

By Orison Swett Marden
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  • ECLECTIC SCHOOL READINGS: STORIES FROM LIFE
    • A BOOK FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
      • BY
    • ORISON SWETT MARDEN
      • AUTHOR OF "ARCHITECTS OF FATE," "RUSHING TO THE FRONT," "WINNING OUT," ETC, AND EDITOR OF "SUCCESS"
      • PREFACE
    • CONTENTS
      • TO-DAY "THE MILL BOY OF THE SLASHES" THE GREEK SLAVE WHO WON THE OLIVE CROWN TURNING POINTS IN THE LIFE OF A HERO:        I. THE FIRST TURNING POINT      II. A BORN LEADER    III. "FARRAGUT IS THE MAN" HE AIMED HIGH AND HIT THE MARK THE EVOLUTION OF A VIOLINIST THE LESSON OF THE TEAKETTLE HOW THE ART OF PRINTING WAS DISCOVERED SEA FEVER AND WHAT IT LED TO GLADSTONE FOUND TIME TO BE KIND A TRIBUNE OF THE PEOPLE THE MIGHT OF PATIENCE THE INSPIRATION OF GAMBETTA ANDREW JACKSON: THE BOY WHO "NEVER WOULD GIVE UP" SIR HUMPHRY DAVY'S GREATEST DISCOVERY, MICHAEL FARADAY THE TRIUMPH OF CANOVA FRANKLIN'S LESSON ON TIME VALUE FROM STORE BOY TO MILLIONAIRE "I WILL PAINT OR DIE!" THE CALL THAT SPEAKS IN THE BLOOD WASHINGTON'S YOUTHFUL HEROISM A COW HIS CAPITAL THE BOY WHO SAID "I MUST" THE HIDDEN TREASURE LOVE TAMED THE LION "THERE IS ROOM ENOUGH AT THE TOP" THE UPLIFT OF A SLAVE BOY'S IDEAL "TO THE FIRST ROBIN" THE "WIZARD" AS AN EDITOR HOW GOOD FORTUNE CAME TO PIERRE "IF I REST, I RUST" A BOY WHO KNEW NOT FEAR HOW STANLEY FOUND LIVINGSTONE THE NESTOR OF AMERICAN JOURNALISTS THE MAN WITH AN IDEA "BERNARD OF THE TUILERIES" HOW THE "LEARNED BLACKSMITH" FOUND TIME THE LEGEND OF WILLIAM TELL "WESTWARD HO!" THREE GREAT AMERICAN SONGS AND THEIR AUTHORS        I. THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER      II. AMERICA    III. THE BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC TRAINING FOR GREATNESS THE MARBLE WAITETH
  • STORIES FROM LIFE
    • TO-DAY
      • "THE MILL BOY OF THE SLASHES"
      • THE GREEK SLAVE WHO WON THE OLIVE CROWN
      • TURNING POINTS IN THE LIFE OF A HERO
        • I. THE FIRST TURNING POINT
        • II. A BORN LEADER
        • III. "FARRAGUT IS THE MAN"
      • HE AIMED HIGH AND HIT THE MARK
      • THE EVOLUTION OF A VIOLINIST
      • THE LESSON OF THE TEAKETTLE
      • HOW THE ART OF PRINTING WAS DISCOVERED
      • SEA FEVER AND WHAT IT LED TO
      • GLADSTONE FOUND TIME TO BE KIND
      • A TRIBUNE OF THE PEOPLE
      • THE MIGHT OF PATIENCE
      • THE INSPIRATION OF GAMBETTA
      • ANDREW JACKSON THE BOY WHO "NEVER WOULD GIVE UP"
      • SIR HUMPHRY DAVY'S GREATEST DISCOVERY, MICHAEL FARADAY
      • THE TRIUMPH OF CANOVA
      • FRANKLIN'S LESSON ON TIME VALUE
      • FROM STORE BOY TO MILLIONAIRE
      • "I WILL PAINT OR DIE!"
        • HOW A POOR, UNTAUGHT FARMER'S BOY BECAME AN ARTIST
      • THE CALL THAT SPEAKS IN THE BLOOD
      • WASHINGTON'S YOUTHFUL HEROISM
      • A COW HIS CAPITAL
      • THE BOY WHO SAID "I MUST"
      • THE HIDDEN TREASURE
      • LOVE TAMED THE LION
      • "THERE IS ROOM ENOUGH AT THE TOP"
      • THE UPLIFT OF A SLAVE BOY'S IDEAL
      • "TO THE FIRST ROBIN"
      • THE "WIZARD" AS AN EDITOR
      • HOW GOOD FORTUNE CAME TO PIERRE
      • "IF I REST, I RUST"
      • A BOY WHO KNEW NOT FEAR
      • HOW STANLEY FOUND LIVINGSTONE
      • THE NESTOR OF AMERICAN JOURNALISTS
      • THE MAN WITH AN IDEA
      • "BERNARD OF THE TUILERIES"
      • HOW THE "LEARNED BLACKSMITH" FOUND TIME
      • THE LEGEND OF WILLIAM TELL
      • "WESTWARD HO!"
      • THREE GREAT AMERICAN SONGS AND THEIR AUTHORS
        • THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER
        • II. AMERICA
        • III. THE BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC
      • TRAINING FOR GREATNESS
        • GLIMPSES OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S BOYHOOD
      • THE MARBLE WAITETH
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