Copyright
Charles Herbert Sylvester.

Journeys through bookland; a new and original plan for reading (Volume 9) online

. (page 1 of 28)
Online LibraryCharles Herbert SylvesterJourneys through bookland; a new and original plan for reading (Volume 9) → online text (page 1 of 28)
Font size
QR-code for this ebook


i



OURNEYS



.GDICIAND





1






/,/. -.ivr-





•■.:\\ SI



..s



v.^^bfe. • .



TOURNEYS
{.imOUGH
DGOKIAND





Ghe Gempest ^Prospero and /Iriel ^^rt^:^ ^^^*






GfirougiiBooWanii

A New and Original Plan for Reading,

Applied to the World's Best Literature

for Children

BY

Charles H. Sylvester

Author of English and American Litetaiure, Etc.



VOLUME NINE



BELLOWS-REEVE COMPANY
CHICAGO




Copyright, 1909. by

CHARLES H. STLVESTEB.



CONTENTS



PAGE

Pere Marquette Jared Sparks 1

The Fall of the Alamo 23

The Alhambra Washington Irving 35

Herv^ Riel Robert Browning 53

The Battle of Waterloo Lord Byron 61

Ascent of the Jungfrau John Tyndall 66

Abou Ben Adhem Leigh Hunt 11

Florence Nightingale Anna McCaleb 79

How They Took the Gold-Train Charles Kingsley 100

A Bed of Nettles Grant Allen 131

Washington Irving 139

The Knickerbocker History of New York Washington Irving 148

The Battle of Traf.algar Robert Southey 214

C-ASABiANCA Felicia Henians 246

The Romance of the Swan's Nest . Elizabeth Barrett Browning 248

The Cotter's Saturday Night Robert Burns 253

Charles and Mary L-amb 263

Dream Children: A Revery Charles Lamb 271

Reading Shakespeare 283

The Tempest, A T.vle from Shakespeare

Charles and Mary Lamb 286

The Tempest William, Shakespeare 302

Studies for The TEifPEST 416

The Impeachment of Warren Hastings

Tliomas Babington Macaulay 439

A Dissertation upon Roast Pig Charles Lamb 466

The Praise of Chimney Sweepers Charles Lamb 477



For classification of selections, see the index at the end of Volume X,



ILLUSTRATIONS



PAGB
The Tempest (Color Plate) .... Katkerine Maxey Frontispiece

At the Portage R. F. Babcock 7

On the Mississippi JR. F. Babcock 9

The Gift of the CALxraiET R. F. Babcock 12

The Mexicans Rushed to the Walls ... F. J. Cowley 29

The Defenders Were Active F. J. Cowley 31

Bowie Had Strength to Use His Weapons . .F.J. Cowley 33

The Fall of the Alamo (Halftone) W. E. Scott 34

The Gate of Justice Beatrice Braidwood 38

In the Court of Lions Beatrice Braidwood 41

The H\ll of the Abencerrages Beatrice Braidwood 43

They Follow in a Flock G. R. Wlieeler 58

But Hark! Garrett Van Vranken 62

A Sharp Edge Led to the Top D. Walker 15

The Angel Came Again G. R. Wheeler 77

Florence Nightingale (Halftone) 80

The Lady with the Lamp Marguerite Calkins 91

"Do Not Shoot TILL I Do." George Werveke 103

How They Took the Gold-Train (Halftone) . George Werveke 110

A Figure Issued from a Cave George Werveke 118

Washington Irving (Halftone) 140

Here They Refreshed Themselves . . . Gordon Stevenson 164
He Was Interrupted by Wandle Schoonhoven

Gordon Stevenson 179
Knickerbocker History of New York (Halftone)

Gordon Stevenson 184

William the Testy Gordon Stevenson 193

His Pipe Was a Part of His Physiognomy . Gordon Stevenson 195

Peter Stuyvesant. Gordon Stevenson 198

Lady Hamilton Came up to Him .7. Hildebrand 217

"See," Cried Nelson ,J. Hildebrand 232

The ViCTOnr J. Hildebrand 236

"They Have Done for Me at Last." ... J. Hiklebrand 237
Romance of the Swan's Nest (Halftone). . . Walter O. Reese 248

Th' Expectant Wee-Things M. L. Spoor 255

The Cotter's Saturday Night (Halftone) . . . M. L.



Online LibraryCharles Herbert SylvesterJourneys through bookland; a new and original plan for reading (Volume 9) → online text (page 1 of 28)