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RECITATIONS AND READINGS

No. 13.

A CAREFULLY COMPILED SELECTION OF HUMOROUS, PATHETIO, ELOQUENT,

PATRIOTIC AND SENTIMENTAL PIECES IN POETRY AND PROSE,

EXCLUSIVELY DESIGNED FOR RECITATION OR READING.

EDITED BY WM. B. DICK.

This is the Thirteenth of a Series, uniform in Size and style, which will

include everything that is fresh and popular, introducing also the older
gems of the English Language that are always in demand, but ex-
cluding everything that is not eminently appropriate either for Dec-
lamation or Public Reading.

NEW YORK:

DICK & FITZGERALD, PUBLISHERS,

No. 18 ANN STREET.

ARI

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After Dinner Speech........ ............ Mark Twain.............151

Aunt Nancy's Mind on the Subject.... ...Margaret E. Sange ...100

Ballad of Bill Magee, The....

..... Avery Drycuss....

14
Ballad of Newport, A......
Be as Thorough as You Can.

.130
Bill Nye on Childhood.

.. 79
Bishop Valentine...

...A. R. M......

21

Blindman's Buff...

Horace Smith,... ...106

Bric-a-Brac.......

...117

Brudder Plato Johnson's Sermon.

... 18
Bullum versus Boatum....

Stevens.

.. 87
Burial of Sir John Moore...

. Wolfe..

... 60

Capt. Rice he Gin a Treat....

..H. C. Jones..

..163

Catching Sunshine...

...114

Caudle Lecture Reversed,

57

Chapultepec.......

..137

Clock's Story, A...

Colored Preacher's Experience, A

Consolidation in the Househola...

Constant in the Varied...

.Geo, S. Burleigh....

... 23

Cousin Sally Dilliard..

H. C. Jones....

Cowardly Jim...

W. A. Peters....
Death of King John..

.Leigh Hunt...
Deserter, The....

...A. Matheson.....

Do, Re, Mi, Fa...

Dream of Eugene Aram, The...

.Thomas Hood...

..167

Duel, The....

Thomas Hood.

..150

Dutchman's Serenade, The.

..173

Fine Old Dutch Gentleman, The

...108
Go Slow....

Madge Elliot.... ..140
Grandpa's Soliloquy.....

.. 32
Handful of Grass, A.....
Hans' Midnight Excuses.....

.136
Haunted Smithy, The....

W.A. Eaton.

146
Hint to the Rising Generation, A.
How Many Apples Adam and Eve Eat..

.. 20
How to Manage a Hog...........

..110

Impossible Woman, The...

.. 63

It Is Not Morning Yet........

..113
Jersey Boy's Composition, A...
Jessie Brown at Lucknow.....

..Geo. Vandenhoff.

Jim Baker's Blue-Jay Yarn..

. Mark Twain...

Josiar................
Larrie O'Dee.........

W. W. Fink..
Last Ride, The....

David S. Proud fit .. 51
Leaving Out The Joke..

..157
Little Crutch, A........

.. 63

Little Johnny on Dogs............

Little Johnny on Woodchucks....

.........................182

182

Little Old Woman, The......

............ 61
Look at the Olock...........

... Richard Harris Barham.. 70

Johnsson3 nov 1936

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