A Century of English Essays An Anthology Ranging from Caxton to R. L. Stevenson & the Writers of Our Own Time
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A Century of English Essays An Anthology Ranging from Caxton to R. L. Stevenson & the Writers of Our Own Time

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Table of Contents
  • INTRODUCTION
    • CONTENTS
      • PAGE
    • PAGE
    • A CENTURY OF ESSAYS
    • A PRINTER'S PROLOGUE
    • DAME PRUDENCE ON RICHES
    • OF PAINTING THE FACE
    • HAMLET'S ADVICE TO THE PLAYERS
    • OF ADVERSITY
    • OF TRAVEL
    • OF WISDOM FOR A MAN'S SELF
    • OF AMBITION
    • OF GARDENS
    • OF STUDIES
    • THE GOOD SCHOOLMASTER
    • ON DEATH
    • OF WINTER
    • HOW A GALLANT SHOULD BEHAVE HIMSELF IN A PLAY-HOUSE
    • OF MYSELF
    • THE GRAND ELIXIR
    • JACK LIZARD
    • A MEDITATION UPON A BROOMSTICK, ACCORDING TO THE STYLE AND MANNER OF THE HON. ROBERT BOYLE'S MEDITATIONS
    • PULPIT ELOQUENCE
    • THE ART OF POLITICAL LYING
    • A RURAL RIDE
    • THE MAN IN BLACK
    • OLD MAIDS AND BACHELORS
    • THE IMPORTANT TRIFLER
    • THE TRIFLER'S HOUSEHOLD
    • WESTMINSTER HALL
    • THE LITTLE BEAU
    • THE CLUB
    • THE MEETING OF THE CLUB
    • SIR ROGER AT HOME (1)
    • SIR ROGER AT HOME (2)
    • SIR ROGER AT HOME (3)
    • SIR ROGER AT HOME (4)
    • SIR ROGER AT CHURCH
    • SIR ROGER ON THE WIDOW
    • SIR ROGER IN THE HUNTING FIELD
    • SIR ROGER AT THE ASSIZES
    • GIPSIES
    • WITCHES
  • SIR ROGER AT WESTMINSTER ABBEY
    • SIR ROGER AT THE PLAY
    • SIR ROGER AT SPRING-GARDEN
    • DEATH OF SIR ROGER
    • A STAGE-COACH JOURNEY
    • A JOURNEY FROM RICHMOND
    • A PRIZE FIGHT
    • GOOD TEMPER
    • THE EMPLOYMENTS OF A HOUSEWIFE IN THE COUNTRY
    • THE STAGE COACH
    • THE SCHOLAR'S COMPLAINT OF HIS OWN BASHFULNESS
    • THE MISERY OF A MODISH LADY IN SOLITUDE
    • THE HISTORY OF AN ADVENTURER IN LOTTERIES
    • CHRIST'S HOSPITAL FIVE AND THIRTY YEARS AGO
    • ALL FOOLS' DAY
    • WITCHES, AND OTHER NIGHT-FEARS
    • MY FIRST PLAY
    • DREAM-CHILDREN; A REVERIE
    • THE PRAISE OF CHIMNEY-SWEEPERS
    • A DISSERTATION UPON ROAST PIG
    • POOR RELATIONS
    • THE CHILD ANGEL
    • OLD CHINA
    • POPULAR FALLACIES
      • I
        • II
        • III
      • II
      • III
    • I
      • II
      • III
    • II
    • III
    • WHITSUN-EVE
    • ON GOING A JOURNEY
    • ON LIVING TO ONE'S-SELF[28]
    • OF PERSONS ONE WOULD WISH TO HAVE SEEN
    • ON A SUN-DIAL
    • OF THE FEELING OF IMMORTALITY IN YOUTH
    • A VISION
    • UPON EPITAPHS
    • JEEMS THE DOORKEEPER
    • ON LIFE
    • WALKING STEWART
    • ON THE KNOCKING AT THE GATE IN MACBETH
    • THE DAUGHTER OF LEBANON
    • GETTING UP ON COLD MORNINGS
    • THE OLD GENTLEMAN
    • THE OLD LADY
    • THE MAID-SERVANT[51]
    • CHARACTERISTICS
    • TUNBRIDGE TOYS
    • NIGHT WALKS
    • "A PENNY PLAIN AND TWOPENCE COLOURED"
    • THE JULY GRASS
    • WORN-OUT TYPES
    • BOOK-BUYING
    • THE WHOLE DUTY OF WOMAN
    • STEELE'S LETTERS
    • A DEFENCE OF NONSENSE
    • THE COLOUR OF LIFE
    • A FUNERAL
    • FIRES
    • THE LAST GLEEMAN
    • A BROTHER OF ST. FRANCIS
    • THE PILGRIMS' WAY
    • ON A GREAT WIND
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