The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886
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The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886

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  • The Ontario Readers.
  • THE
  • HIGH SCHOOL READER.
    • AUTHORIZED FOR USE IN THE PUBLIC AND HIGH SCHOOLS AND COLLEGIATE INSTITUTES OF ONTARIO BY THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
      • Toronto:
      • ROSE PUBLISHING COMPANY.
        • 1886.
        • PRINTED AND BOUND BY Hunter, Rose & Co., TORONTO.
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
    • SHORT EXTRACTS.
    • INDEX OF AUTHORS.
    • INTRODUCTORY.
  • THE HIGH SCHOOL READER.
    • I. KING SOLOMON'S PRAYER AND BLESSING AT THE DEDICATION OF THE TEMPLE.
      • From the First Book of Kings.
        • Translated 1611—Revised 1885.
    • II. INVITATION.
      • From Isaiah.
        • Translated 1611—Revised 1885.
    • III.THE TRIAL SCENE IN THE "MERCHANT OF VENICE."[A]
      • William Shakespeare.—1564-1616.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • IV. OF BOLDNESS.
      • Lord Bacon.—1561-1626.
        • From Essays.
    • V. TO DAFFODILS.
      • Robert Herrick.—1594-1674.
    • VI. OF CONTENTEDNESS IN ALL ESTATES AND ACCIDENTS.
      • Jeremy Taylor.—1613-1667.
        • From Holy Living.
    • VII. TO LUCASTA, ON GOING TO THE WARS.
      • Richard Lovelace.—1618-1658.
    • VIII. ANGLING.
      • Izaak Walton.—1593-1683.
        • From The Complete Angler.
    • IX. ON THE MORNING OF CHRIST'S NATIVITY.
      • (1629).
        • John Milton.—1608-1674.
    • THE HYMN.
    • X. CHARACTER OF LORD FALKLAND.
      • Lord Clarendon.—1608-1674.
        • From History of the Rebellion.
    • XI. VENI, CREATOR SPIRITUS.
      • John Dryden.—1631-1700.
    • XII. LINES PRINTED UNDER THE PORTRAIT OF MILTON.
      • Dryden.
    • XIII. REASON.
      • Dryden.
        • From Religio Laici.
    • XIV. ON THE LOVE OF COUNTRY AS A PRINCIPLE OF ACTION.
      • Richard Steele.—1672-1729.
        • From The Tatler, June 10, 1710.
    • XV. THE GOLDEN SCALES.
      • Joseph Addison.—1672-1719.
        • From The Spectator, August 21, 1712.
    • XVI. MISJUDGED HOSPITALITY.
      • Jonathan Swift.—1667-1745.
        • From The Tatler, March 6, 1711.
    • XVII. FROM THE "ESSAY ON MAN."[B]
      • Alexander Pope.—1688-1744.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • XVIII. RULE, BRITANNIA.
      • James Thomson.—1700-1748.
    • XIX. THE FIRST CRUSADE.
      • David Hume.—1711-1776.
        • From History of England.
    • XX. THE BARD.
      • A Pindaric Ode.[D]
        • Thomas Gray.—1716-1771.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • XXI. ON AN ADDRESS TO THE THRONE CONCERNING AFFAIRS IN AMERICA.
      • HOUSE OF LORDS—November 18th, 1777.
        • Lord Chatham.—1708-1778.
    • XXII. FROM "THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD."
      • THE FAMILY USE ART, WHICH IS OPPOSED WITH STILL GREATER.
        • Oliver Goldsmith.—1728-1774.
    • XXIII. MEETING OF JOHNSON WITH WILKES.
      • (1776).
        • James Boswell.—1740-1795.
        • From Life of Samuel Johnson, ll. d.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • XXIV. THE POLICY OF THE EMPIRE IN THE FIRST CENTURY.
      • Edward Gibbon.—1737-1794.
        • From The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.
    • XXV. ON THE ATTACKS UPON HIS PENSION.[F]
      • Edmund Burke.—1729-1797.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • XXVI. TWO EIGHTEENTH CENTURY SCENES.
      • William Cowper.—1731-1800.
        • From letters to the Rev. John Newton.
    • XXVII. FROM "THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL."[G]
      • Richard Brinsley Sheridan.—1751-1816.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • XXVIII. THE COTTER'S SATURDAY NIGHT.[H]
      • Robert Burns.—1759-1796.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • XXIX. THE LAND O' THE LEAL.
      • Lady Nairn.—1766-1845.
    • XXX. THE TRIAL BY COMBAT AT THE DIAMOND OF THE DESERT.[I]
      • From The Talisman.
        • Sir Walter Scott.—1771-1832.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • XXXI. TO A HIGHLAND GIRL.
      • (At Inversneyde, upon Loch Lomond.)
        • William Wordsworth.—1770-1850.
    • XXXII. FRANCE: AN ODE.
      • (1797.)
        • Samuel Taylor Coleridge.—1772-1834.
    • XXXIII. COMPLAINT AND REPROOF.
      • Coleridge.
    • XXXIV. THE WELL OF ST. KEYNE.
    • XXXV. THE ISLES OF GREECE.
      • Lord Byron.—1788-1824.
    • XXXVI. GO WHERE GLORY WAITS THEE.
      • Thomas Moore.—1779-1852.
    • XXXVII. DEAR HARP OF MY COUNTRY.
      • Moore.
    • XXXVIII. COME, YE DISCONSOLATE.
      • Moore.
    • XXXIX. ON A LOCK OF MILTON'S HAIR.
      • Leigh Hunt.—1784-1859.
    • XL. THE GLOVE AND THE LIONS.
      • Leigh Hunt.
    • XLI. THE CLOUD.
      • Percy Bysshe Shelley.—1792-1822.
    • XLII. ON FIRST LOOKING INTO CHAPMAN'S HOMER.
      • John Keats.—1795-1821.
    • XLIII. ON THE GRASSHOPPER AND THE CRICKET.
      • Keats.
    • XLIV. THE POWER AND DANGER OF THE CÆSARS.
      • Thomas De Quincey.—1785-1859.
        • From The Cæsars.
    • XLV. UNTHOUGHTFULNESS.
      • Dr. Arnold.—1795-1842.
        • A Lecture delivered in Rugby Chapel.
    • XLVI. THE BRIDGE OF SIGHS.
      • Thomas Hood.—1799-1845.
    • XLVII. A PARENTAL ODE TO MY SON.
      • AGED THREE YEARS AND FIVE MONTHS.
        • Thomas Hood.
    • XLVIII. METAPHYSICS.
      • Thomas Chandler Haliburton.—1796-1865.
        • From Traits of American Humor.
    • XLIX. INDIAN SUMMER.[J]
      • Samuel Lover.—1797-1868.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • L. TO HELEN.[K]
      • July 7, 1839.
        • Winthrop Mackworth Praed.—1802-1839.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • LI. HORATIUS.[L]
      • A LAY MADE ABOUT THE YEAR OF THE CITY CCCLX.
        • Lord Macaulay.—1800-1859.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • LII. THE RAVEN.
      • Edgar Allan Poe.—1809-1849.
    • LIII. DAVID SWAN—A FANTASY.
      • Nathaniel Hawthorne.—1804-1864.
        • From "Twice-Told Tales."
    • LIV. MY KATE.
      • Elizabeth Barrett Browning.—1809-1861.
    • LV. A DEAD ROSE.
      • Mrs. Browning.
    • LVI. TO THE EVENING WIND.
      • William Cullen Bryant.—1794-1878.
    • LVII.—DEATH OF THE PROTECTOR.[M]
      • Thomas Carlyle.—1795-1881.
        • From Oliver Cromwell's Letters and Speeches.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • LVIII. EACH AND ALL.
      • Ralph Waldo Emerson.—1803-1882.
    • LIX. WATERLOO.
      • Charles James Lever.—1806-1872.
        • From Charles O'Malley.
    • LX. THE DIVER.
      • Edward Bulwer, Lord Lytton.—1805-1873.
        • Translated from the German of Schiller.
    • LXI. THE PLAGUE OF LOCUSTS.
      • Cardinal Newman.—1801-
        • From Callista.
    • LXII. THE CANE-BOTTOM'D CHAIR.
      • William Makepeace Thackeray.—1811-1863.
    • LXIII. THE RECONCILIATION.[N]
      • Thackeray.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • LXIV. THE ISLAND OF THE SCOTS.
      • (December, 1697.)
        • William Edmondstoune Aytoun.—1813-1865.
    • LXV. THE GAMBLING PARTY.
      • Earl of Beaconsfield.—1805-1881.
        • From The Young Duke.
    • LXVI. THE PICKWICKIANS DISPORT THEMSELVES ON ICE.[O]
      • Charles Dickens.—1812-1870.
        • From The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • LXVII. THE HANGING OF THE CRANE.
      • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.—1807-1882.
    • LXVIII. EARTHWORMS.
      • Charles Darwin—1809-1882.
        • From The Formation of Vegetable Mould through the action of Worms.
    • LXIX. "AS SHIPS, BECALMED AT EVE."
      • Arthur Hugh Clough.—1819-1861.
    • LXX. DUTY.
      • Arthur Hugh Clough.
    • LXXI. SONNETS.
      • Charles Heavysege.—1816-1876.
    • LXXII. DOCTOR ARNOLD AT RUGBY.
      • Arthur Penrhyn Stanley.—1815-1880.
    • LXXIII. ODE TO THE NORTH-EAST WIND.
      • Charles Kingsley.—1819-1875.
    • LXXIV. FROM "THE MILL ON THE FLOSS."
      • George Eliot.—1820-1880.
    • LXXV. THE CLOUD CONFINES.
      • Dante Gabriel Rossetti.—1828-1882.
    • LXXVI. BARBARA FRIETCHIE.
      • John Greenleaf Whittier.—1807-
    • LXXVII. CONTENTMENT.
      • Oliver Wendell Holmes.—1809-
        • "Man wants but little here below."
    • LXXVIII. THE BRITISH CONSTITUTION.
      • The Right Hon. William Ewart Gladstone.—1809-
        • From Kin Beyond Sea.
    • LXXIX. THE LORD OF BURLEIGH.
      • Lord Tennyson.—1809-
    • LXXX. "BREAK, BREAK, BREAK."
      • Lord Tennyson.
    • LXXXI. THE "REVENGE."
      • A BALLAD OF THE FLEET, 1591.
        • Lord Tennyson.
    • LXXXII. HERVÉ RIEL.
      • Robert Browning.—1812-
    • LXXXIII. SONNET.
      • President Wilson.—1816-
    • LXXXIV. OUR IDEAL.
      • President Wilson.
    • LXXXV. FROM THE APOLOGY OF SOCRATES.
      • Benjamin Jowett.—1817-
        • From The Dialogues of Plato.
    • LXXXVI. THE EMPIRE OF THE CÆSARS.
      • James Anthony Froude.—1818-
        • From Cæsar.
    • LXXXVII. OF THE MYSTERY OF LIFE.
      • John Ruskin—1819-
        • From Sesame and Lilies.
    • LXXXVIII. THE ROBIN.
      • James Russell Lowell.—1819-
        • From My Garden Acquaintance.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • LXXXIX. THE OLD CRADLE.
      • Frederick Locker.—1821-
    • XC. RUGBY CHAPEL.
      • November, 1857.
        • Matthew Arnold.—1822-
    • XCI. IN THE ORILLIA WOODS.
      • Charles Sangster.—1822-
    • XCII. MORALS AND CHARACTER IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY.
      • Goldwin Smith.—1823-
        • From Cowper.
    • XCIII. A LIBERAL EDUCATION.
      • Thomas Henry Huxley.—1825-
        • From Lay Sermons, Addresses, and Reviews.
    • XCIV. TOO LATE.
      • Dinah Maria Mulock Craik.—1826-
    • XCV. AMOR MUNDI.
      • Christina Georgina Rossetti.—1830-
    • XCVI. TOUJOURS AMOUR.
      • Edmund Clarence Stedman.—1833-
    • XCVII. ENGLAND.
      • Thomas Bailey Aldrich.—1836-
    • XCVIII. ROCOCO.
      • Thomas Bailey Aldrich.
    • XCIX. KINGS OF MEN.
      • John Reade.—1837-
    • C. THALATTA! THALATTA!
      • John Reade.
    • CI. THE FORSAKEN GARDEN.
      • Algernon Charles Swinburne.—1837-
    • CII. A BALLAD TO QUEEN ELIZABETH OF THE SPANISH ARMADA.
      • (Ballade.)
        • Austin Dobson.—1840-
    • CIII. CIRCE.
      • (Triolet.)
        • Austin Dobson.
    • CIV. SCENES FROM "TECUMSEH."[Q]
      • Charles Mair.—1840-
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • CV. THE RETURN OF THE SWALLOWS.
      • Edmund William Gosse.—1849-
    • CVI. DAWN ANGELS.
      • A. Mary F. Robinson.—1856-
    • CVII. LE ROI EST MORT.
      • A. Mary F. Robinson.
    • CVIII. TO WINTER.
      • Charles G. D. Roberts.—1859-
    • CIX. ABIGAIL BECKER.
      • (Off Long Point Island, Lake Erie, November 24th, 1854.)
        • Amanda T. Jones.
        • THE END.
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