The Best of the World's Classics, Vol. V (of X) - Great Britain and Ireland III
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The Best of the World's Classics, Vol. V (of X) - Great Britain and Ireland III

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  • THE BEST
    • of the
  • World's Classics
    • RESTRICTED TO PROSE
    • HENRY CABOT LODGE
      • Editor-in-Chief
    • Editor-in-Chief
    • FRANCIS W. HALSEY
      • Associate Editor
      • With an Introduction, Biographical and Explanatory Notes, etc.
      • IN TEN VOLUMES
      • Vol. V
    • Associate Editor
    • With an Introduction, Biographical and Explanatory Notes, etc.
    • IN TEN VOLUMES
    • Vol. V
  • GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND—III
    • FUNK & WAGNALLS COMPANY
      • NEW YORK AND LONDON
        • FUNK & WAGNALLS COMPANY
      • FUNK & WAGNALLS COMPANY
    • NEW YORK AND LONDON
      • FUNK & WAGNALLS COMPANY
    • FUNK & WAGNALLS COMPANY
    • The Best of the World's Classics
      • VOL. V
    • VOL. V
  • GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND—III
    • 1740—1881
    • CONTENTS
    • Vol. V—Great Britain and Ireland—III
    • GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND—III
      • 1740—1881
    • 1740—1881
    • JAMES BOSWELL
    • I
    • BOSWELL'S INTRODUCTION TO DR. JOHNSON[1]
    • II
    • JOHNSON'S AUDIENCE WITH GEORGE III[3]
    • III
    • THE MEETING OF DR. JOHNSON AND JOHN WILKES[4]
    • IV
    • JOHNSON'S WEDDING-DAY[5]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • WILLIAM WORDSWORTH
    • A POET DEFINED[6]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • SIR WALTER SCOTT
    • I
    • THE ARRIVAL OF THE MASTER OF RAVENSWOOD[7]
    • II
    • THE DEATH OF MEG MERRILES[8]
    • III
    • A VISION OF ROB ROY[9]
    • IV
    • QUEEN ELIZABETH AND AMY ROBSART AT KENILWORTH[10]
    • V
    • THE ILLNESS AND DEATH OF LADY SCOTT[12]
      • (1826)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • (1826)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE
    • I
    • DOES FORTUNE FAVOR FOOLS?[15]
    • II
    • THE DESTINY OF THE UNITED STATES[16]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • ROBERT SOUTHEY
    • NELSON'S DEATH AT TRAFALGAR[18]
      • (1805)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • (1805)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • WALTER SAVAGE LANDOR
    • I
    • THE DEATH OF HOFER[20]
      • (1810)
    • (1810)
    • II
    • NAPOLEON AND PERICLES
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHARLES LAMB
    • I
    • DREAM-CHILDREN—A REVERIE[21]
    • II
    • POOR RELATIONS[22]
    • III
    • THE ORIGIN OF ROAST PIG[23]
    • IV
    • THAT WE SHOULD RISE WITH THE LARK[24]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • WILLIAM HAZLITT
    • HAMLET[25]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • THOMAS DE QUINCEY
    • I
    • DREAMS OF AN OPIUM-EATER[26]
    • II
    • JOAN OF ARC[27]
    • III
    • CHARLES LAMB[28]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • LORD BYRON
    • I
    • OF HIS MOTHER'S TREATMENT OF HIM[29]
    • II
    • TO HIS WIFE AFTER THE SEPARATION[31]
    • III
    • TO SIR WALTER SCOTT[32]
    • IV
    • OF ART AND NATURE AS POETICAL SUBJECTS[34]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY
    • I
    • IN DEFENSE OF POETRY[37]
    • II
    • THE BATHS OF CARACALLA[38]
    • III
    • THE RUINS OF POMPEII[39]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • GEORGE GROTE
    • I
    • THE MUTILATION OF THE HERMÆ[40]
    • II
    • IF ALEXANDER HAD LIVED[43]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • THOMAS CARLYLE
    • I
    • CHARLOTTE CORDAY[46]
    • II
    • THE BLESSEDNESS OF WORK[48]
    • III
    • CROMWELL[49]
    • IV
    • IN PRAISE OF THOSE WHO TOIL[50]
    • V
    • THE CERTAINTY OF JUSTICE[51]
    • VI
    • THE GREATNESS OF SCOTT[52]
    • VII
    • BOSWELL AND HIS BOOK[54]
    • VIII
    • MIGHT BURNS HAVE BEEN SAVED[55]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • LORD MACAULAY
    • I
    • PURITANS AND ROYALISTS[56]
    • II
    • CROMWELL'S ARMY[57]
    • III
    • THE OPENING OF THE TRIAL OF WARREN HASTINGS[58]
    • IV
    • THE GIFT OF ATHENS TO MAN[59]
    • V
    • THE PATHOS OF BYRON'S LIFE[61]
      • FOOTNOTES:
      • END OF VOL. V.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • END OF VOL. V.
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