Eighth Reader
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Eighth Reader

By James Baldwin, Ida C. (Ida Catherine) Bender
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Table of Contents
  • Transcriber's note
  • EIGHTH READER
    • TO THE TEACHER
    • CONTENTS
    • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
    • BROTHER AND SISTER[1]
      • I. The Home Coming
      • II. The Falling Out
      • III. The Making Up
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • I. The Home Coming
    • II. The Falling Out
    • III. The Making Up
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • MY LAST DAY AT SALEM HOUSE[2]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • THE DEPARTURE FROM MISS PINKERTON'S[3]
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • TWO GEMS FROM BROWNING
      • I. Incident of the French Camp
      • Browning's Poem
      • II. Dog Tray[5]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • I. Incident of the French Camp
    • Browning's Poem
    • II. Dog Tray[5]
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA[6]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • THE GLOVE AND THE LIONS[7]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • ST. FRANCIS, THE GENTLE[8]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • THE SERMON OF ST. FRANCIS[9]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • IN THE WOODS[10]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • BEES AND FLOWERS[11]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • SONG OF THE RIVER[12]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • SONG OF THE CHATTAHOOCHEE[13]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • WAR AND PEACE
      • I. War as the Mother of Valor and Civilization [14]
      • II. Friendship Among Nations [15]
      • III. Soldier, Rest [16]
      • IV. The Soldier's Dream [17]
      • V. How Sleep the Brave [18]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • I. War as the Mother of Valor and Civilization [14]
    • II. Friendship Among Nations [15]
    • III. Soldier, Rest [16]
    • IV. The Soldier's Dream [17]
    • V. How Sleep the Brave [18]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • EARLY TIMES IN NEW YORK. [19]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • A WINTER EVENING IN OLD NEW ENGLAND
    • THE OLD-FASHIONED THANKSGIVING [20]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • A THANKSGIVING [21]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • FIRST DAYS AT WAKEFIELD [22]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • DOUBTING CASTLE [23]
      • I. The Pilgrims lose their Way
      • II. In the Giant's Dungeon
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • I. The Pilgrims lose their Way
    • II. In the Giant's Dungeon
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • SHOOTING WITH THE LONGBOW [24]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • A CHRISTMAS HYMN [25]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • CHRISTMAS EVE AT FEZZIWIG'S [26]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • THE CHRISTMAS HOLLY [27]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • THE NEW YEAR'S DINNER PARTY [28]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • THE TOWN PUMP [29]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • COME UP FROM THE FIELDS, FATHER [30]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • THE ADDRESS AT GETTYSBURG [31]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • ODE TO THE CONFEDERATE DEAD [32]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • THE CHARIOT RACE [33]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • THE COLISEUM AT MIDNIGHT [34]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • THE DEACON'S MASTERPIECE [35]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • DOGS AND CATS [36]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • THE OWL CRITIC [37]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • MRS. CAUDLE'S UMBRELLA LECTURE [38]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • THE DARK DAY IN CONNECTICUT [39]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • TWO INTERESTING LETTERS
      • I. Columbus to the Lord Treasurer of Spain
      • II. Governor Winslow to a Friend in England
    • I. Columbus to the Lord Treasurer of Spain
    • II. Governor Winslow to a Friend in England
    • POEMS OF HOME AND COUNTRY
      • I. "This is My Own, My Native Land"[40]
      • II. The Green Little Shamrock of Ireland[41]
      • III. My Heart's in the Highlands[42]
      • IV. The Fatherland[43]
      • V. Home[44]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • I. "This is My Own, My Native Land"[40]
    • II. The Green Little Shamrock of Ireland[41]
    • III. My Heart's in the Highlands[42]
    • IV. The Fatherland[43]
    • V. Home[44]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE AGE OF COAL[45]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • SOMETHING ABOUT THE MOON[46]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • THE COMING OF THE BIRDS[47]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • THE RETURN OF THE BIRDS[48]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • THE POET AND THE BIRD
      • I. The Song of the Lark
      • II. To a Skylark
    • I. The Song of the Lark
    • II. To a Skylark
    • HARK, HARK! THE LARK[49]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • ECHOES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
      • I. Patrick Henry's Famous Speech[50]
      • II. Marion's Men[51]
      • III. In Memory of George Washington[52]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • I. Patrick Henry's Famous Speech[50]
    • II. Marion's Men[51]
    • III. In Memory of George Washington[52]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • THREE GREAT AMERICAN POEMS
      • I
      • II
      • III
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • THE INDIAN[53]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • NATIONAL RETRIBUTION[54]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • WHO ARE BLESSED[55]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • LITTLE GEMS FROM THE OLDER POETS
      • I. The Noble Nature[56]
      • II. A Contented Mind[57]
      • III. A Happy Life[58]
      • IV. Solitude[59]
      • V. A Wish[60]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • I. The Noble Nature[56]
    • II. A Contented Mind[57]
    • III. A Happy Life[58]
    • IV. Solitude[59]
    • V. A Wish[60]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • HOW KING ARTHUR GOT HIS NAME[61]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • ANTONY'S ORATION OVER CÆSAR'S DEAD BODY[63]
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • SELECTIONS TO BE MEMORIZED
      • I. The Prayer Perfect[64]
      • II. Be Just and Fear Not[65]
      • III. If I Can Live[66]
      • IV. The Bugle Song[67]
      • V. The Ninetieth Psalm
      • VI. Recessional[68]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • I. The Prayer Perfect[64]
    • II. Be Just and Fear Not[65]
    • III. If I Can Live[66]
    • IV. The Bugle Song[67]
    • V. The Ninetieth Psalm
    • VI. Recessional[68]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • PROPER NAMES
    • LIST OF AUTHORS
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