McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader
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McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader

By William Holmes McGuffey
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Table of Contents
  • ECLECTIC EDUCATIONAL SERIES.
  • PREFACE.
    • CONTENTS.
    • SELECTIONS IN PROSE AND POETRY.
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
    • INTRODUCTION.
    • SUBVOCALS AND ASPIRATES.
    • SUBSTITUTES.
    • FAULTS TO BE REMEDIED.
      • EXAMPLES.
      • EXERCISES IN ARTICULATION.
      • FALLING INFLECTIONS.
      • EXAMPLES
      • STRONG EMPHASIS.
    • EXAMPLES.
    • EXERCISES IN ARTICULATION.
    • FALLING INFLECTIONS.
    • EXAMPLES
    • STRONG EMPHASIS.
    • SERIES OF WORDS OR MEMBERS.
      • RISING INFLECTION.
    • RISING INFLECTION.
    • RISING AND FALLING INFLECTIONS.
    • CIRCUMFLEX.
    • MONOTONE.
    • IV. ACCENT.
    • V. EMPHASIS.
    • ABSOLUTE EMPHASIS.
    • RELATIVE EMPHASIS.
    • EMPHATIC PHRASE.
    • VI. MODULATION.
    • QUANTITY AND QUALITY.
    • VII. POETIC PAUSES.
    • EXERCISES.
      • II. BONAPARTE.
    • II. BONAPARTE.
    • III. HAMLET ON SEEING THE SKULL OF YORICK.
    • IV. DESCRIPTION OF A BATTLE.
    • V. LORD ULLIN'S DAUGHTER.
    • ALPHABETICAL LIST OF AUTHORS.
    • 1. THE GOOD READER.
    • II. THE BLUEBELL.
    • III. THE GENTLE HAND.
    • IV. THE GRANDFATHER.
    • V. A BOY ON A FARM.
    • VI. THE SINGING LESSON.
    • VII. DO NOT MEDDLE.
    • VIII. WORK.
    • IX. THE MANIAC.
    • X. ROBIN REDBREAST.
    • XI. THE FISH I DID N'T CATCH.
    • XII. IT SNOWS.
    • XIII. RESPECT FOR THE SABBATH REWARDED.
    • XIV. THE SANDS O' DEE.
    • XV. SELECT PARAGRAPHS.
    • XVI. THE CORN SONG.
    • XVII. THE VENOMOUS WORM.
    • XVIII. THE FESTAL BOARD.
    • XIX. HOW TO TELL BAD NEWS.
    • XX. THE BATTLE OF BLENHEIM.
    • XXI. "I PITY THEM."
    • XXII. AN ELEGY ON MADAM BLAIZE.
      • XXIII. KING CHARLES II AND WILLIAM PENN.
    • XXIII. KING CHARLES II AND WILLIAM PENN.
    • XXIV. WHAT I LIVE FOR.
    • XXV. THE RIGHTEOUS NEVER FORSAKEN.
    • XXVI. ABOU BEN ADHEM.
    • XXVII. LUCY FORESTER.
    • XXVIII. THE REAPER AND THE FLOWERS.
    • XXIX. THE TOWN PUMP.
    • XXX. GOOD NIGHT.
    • XXXI. AN OLD-FASHIONED GIRL.
    • XXXII. MY MOTHER'S HANDS.
    • XXXIII. THE DISCONTENTED PENDULUM.
    • XXXIV. THE DEATH OF THE FLOWERS.
    • XXXV. THE THUNDERSTORM.
    • XXXVI. APRIL DAY.
    • XXXVII. THE TEA ROSE.
    • XXXVIII. THE CATARACT OF LODORE.
    • XXXIX. THE BOBOLINK.
      • XL. ROBERT OF LINCOLN.
    • XL. ROBERT OF LINCOLN.
    • XLI. REBELLION IN MASSACHUSETTS STATE PRISON.
    • XLII. FAITHLESS NELLY GRAY.
    • XLIII. THE GENEROUS RUSSIAN PEASANT.
    • XLIV. FORTY YEARS AGO.
    • XLV. MRS. CAUDLE'S LECTURE.
    • XLVI. THE VILLAGE BLACKSMITH.
    • XLVII. THE RELIEF OF LUCKNOW.
    • XLVIII. THE SNOWSTORM.
    • XLIX. BEHIND TIME.
    • L. THE OLD SAMPLER.
    • LI. THE GOODNESS OF GOD.
    • LII. MY MOTHER.
    • LIII. THE HOUR OF PRAYER.
    • LIV. THE WILL.
    • LV. THE NOSE AND THE EYES.
    • LVI. AN ICEBERG.
    • LVII. ABOUT QUAIL.
    • LVIII. THE BLUE AND THE GRAY.
    • LIX. THE MACHINIST'S RETURN.
    • LX. MAKE WAY FOR LIBERTY.
    • LXI. THE ENGLISH SKYLARK.
    • LXII. HOW SLEEP THE BRAVE.
    • LXIII. THE RAINBOW.
    • LXIV. SUPPOSED SPEECH OF JOHN ADAMS.
    • LXV. THE RISING.
    • LXVI. CONTROL YOUR TEMPER.
    • LXVII. WILLIAM TELL.
    • LXIX. THE CRAZY ENGINEER.
    • LXX. THE HERITAGE.
    • LXXI. NO EXCELLENCE WITHOUT LABOR.
    • LXXII. THE OLD HOUSE CLOCK.
    • LXXIII. THE EXAMINATION
    • LXXIV. THE ISLE OF LONG AGO.
    • LXXV. THE BOSTON MASSACRE.
    • LXXVI. DEATH OF THE BEAUTIFUL.
    • LXXVII. SNOW FALLING.
    • LXXVIII. SQUEERS'S METHOD.
    • LXXIX. THE GIFT OF EMPTY HANDS.
    • LXXX. CAPTURING THE WILD HORSE.
    • LXXXI. SOWING AND REAPING.
    • LXXXII. TAKING COMFORT.
    • LXXXIII. CALLING THE ROLL.
    • LXXXIV. TURTLE SOUP.
    • LXXXV. THE BEST KIND OF REVENGE.
    • LXXXVI. THE SOLDIER OF THE RHINE.
    • LXXXVII. THE WINGED WORSHIPERS.
  • LXXXVIII. THE PEEVISH WIFE.
    • LXXXIX. THE RAINY DAY.
    • XC. BREAK, BREAK, BREAK.
    • XCI. TRANSPORTATION AND PLANTING OF SEEDS.
    • XCII. SPRING AGAIN.
    • XCIII. RELIGION THE ONLY BASIS OF SOCIETY.
    • XCIV. ROCK ME TO SLEEP.
    • XCV. MAN AND THE INFERIOR ANIMALS.
    • XCVI. THE BLIND MEN AND THE ELEPHANT.
    • XCVII. A HOME SCENE.
    • XCVIII. THE LIGHT OF OTHER DAYS.
    • XCIX. A CHASE IN THE ENGLISH CHANNEL.
    • C. BURIAL OF SIR JOHN MOORE.
    • CI. LITTLE VICTORIES.
    • CII. THE CHARACTER OF A HAPPY LIFE.
    • CIII. THE ART OF DISCOURAGEMENT.
    • CIV. THE MARINER'S DREAM.
    • CV. THE PASSENGER PIGEON.
    • CVI. THE COUNTRY LIFE.
    • CVII. THE VIRGINIANS.
    • CVIII. MINOT'S LEDGE.
    • CIX. HAMLET.
    • CX. DISSERTATION ON ROAST PIG.
    • CXI. A PEN PICTURE.
    • CXII. THE GREAT VOICES.
    • CXIII. A PICTURE OF HUMAN LIFE.
    • CXIV. A SUMMER LONGING.
    • CXV. FATE.
    • CXVI. THE BIBLE THE BEST OF CLASSICS.
    • CXVII. MY MOTHER'S BIBLE.
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