The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. IX (of X) - America - I
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The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. IX (of X) - America - I

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Table of Contents
  • 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. IX
    • Associate Editor
    • With an Introduction, Biographical and Explanatory Notes, etc.
    • IN TEN VOLUMES
    • Vol. IX
  • AMERICA—I
    • 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. IX
    • AMERICA—I
      • 1579-1891
    • 1579-1891
    • CONTENTS
      • VOL. IX—AMERICA—I
    • VOL. IX—AMERICA—I
    • AMERICA—I
      • 1579-1891
    • 1579-1891
    • JOHN SMITH
    • HIS STORY OF POCAHONTAS[1]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • WILLIAM BRADFORD
    • THE PILGRIMS LAND AND MEET THE INDIANS[7]
      • (1620)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • (1620)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • SAMUEL SEWALL
    • HOW HE COURTED MADAM WINTHROP[10]
      • (1720)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • (1720)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • COTTON MATHER
    • IN PRAISE OF JOHN ELIOT[13]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • WILLIAM BYRD
    • AT THE HOME OF COLONEL SPOTSWOOD[14]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • JONATHAN EDWARDS
    • OF LIBERTY AND MORAL AGENCIES[15]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
    • I
    • HIS FIRST ENTRY INTO PHILADELPHIA[16]
      • (1729)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • (1729)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • II
    • WARNINGS BRADDOCK DID NOT HEED[18]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • III
    • HOW TO DRAW LIGHTNING FROM THE CLOUDS[22]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • IV
    • THE WAY TO WEALTH[23]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • V
    • A DIALOG WITH THE GOUT
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • VI
    • A PROPOSAL TO MADAME HELVETIUS[25]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • GEORGE WASHINGTON
    • I
    • TO HIS WIFE ON TAKING COMMAND OF THE ARMY[26]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • II
    • OF HIS ARMY IN CAMBRIDGE[27]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • III
    • TO THE MARQUIS DE CHASTELLUX ON HIS MARRIAGE[28]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • JOHN ADAMS
    • I
    • ON HIS NOMINATION OF WASHINGTON TO BE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF[29]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • II
    • AN ESTIMATE OF FRANKLIN[30]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • THOMAS PAINE
    • IN FAVOR OF SEPARATION OF THE COLONIES FROM GREAT BRITAIN[31]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • THOMAS JEFFERSON
    • I
    • WHEN THE BASTILE FELL[32]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • II
    • THE FUTILITY OF DISPUTES[34]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • III
    • OF BLACKS AND WHITES IN THE SOUTH[35]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • IV
    • HIS ACCOUNT OF LOGAN'S FAMOUS SPEECH[36]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • GOUVERNEUR MORRIS
    • I
    • THE OPENING OF THE FRENCH STATES-GENERAL[39]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • II
    • OF THE EXECUTION OF LOUIS XVI[41]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • ALEXANDER HAMILTON
    • I
    • OF THE FAILURE OF CONFEDERATION[42]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • II
    • HIS REASONS FOR NOT DECLINING BURR'S CHALLENGE[43]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • JOHN QUINCY ADAMS
    • I
    • OF HIS MOTHER[45]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • II
    • THE MORAL TAINT INHERENT IN SLAVERY[46]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • WILLIAM E. CHANNING
    • OF GREATNESS IN NAPOLEON[47]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    • WHERE THE MOCKING-BIRD DWELLS[48]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • WASHINGTON IRVING
    • I
    • THE LAST OF THE DUTCH GOVERNORS OF NEW YORK[49]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • II
    • THE AWAKENING OF RIP VAN WINKLE[52]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • III
    • AT ABBOTSFORD WITH SCOTT[53]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • JAMES FENIMORE COOPER
    • I
    • HIS FATHER'S ARRIVAL AT OTSEGO LAKE[59]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • II
    • RUNNING THE GANTLET[64]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • III
    • LEATHER-STOCKING'S FAREWELL[65]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT
    • AN OCTOBER DAY IN FLORENCE[66]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • WILLIAM H. PRESCOTT
    • I
    • THE FATE OF EGMONT AND HOORNE[67]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • II
    • THE GENESIS OF "DON QUIXOTE"[69]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • GEORGE BANCROFT
    • THE FATE OF EVANGELINE'S COUNTRYMEN[70]
      • (1755)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • (1755)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • RALPH WALDO EMERSON
    • I
    • THOREAU'S BROKEN TASK[71]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • II
    • THE INTELLECTUAL HONESTY OF MONTAIGNE[72]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • III
    • HIS VISIT TO CARLYLE AT CRAIGEN-PUTTOCK[73]
      • (1833)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • (1833)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
    • I
    • OCCUPANTS OF AN OLD MANSE[74]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • II
    • ARTHUR DIMMESDALE ON THE SCAFFOLD[77]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • III
    • OF LIFE AT BROOK FARM[78]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • IV
    • THE DEATH OF JUDGE PYNCHEON[79]
      • FOOTNOTES:
      • END OF VOLUME IX
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • END OF VOLUME IX
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