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Editor Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924
Editor Halsey, Francis W. (Francis Whiting), 1851-1919
Title The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. IV (of X)—Great Britain and Ireland II
Contents Of Companions and Flatterers. by Steele
The Story-Teller and His Art. by Steele
Sir Roger and the Widow. by Steele
The Coverley Family Portraits. by Steele
On Certain Symptoms of Greatness. by Steele
How to Be Happy tho Married. by Steele
Of the Shortness of Human Life. by Bolingbroke
Rules for the Study of History. by Bolingbroke
An Ancient English Country Seat. by Pope
His Compliments to Lady Mary. by Pope
How to Make an Epic Poem. by Pope
On Happiness in the Matrimonial State. by Montagu
Inoculation for the Smallpox. by Montagu
Of Good Manners, Dress and the World. by Chesterfield
Of Attentions to Ladies. by Chesterfield
Tom the Hero Enters the Stage; Partridge Sees Garrick at the Play. by Fielding from "Tom Jones"
Mr. Adams in a Political Light. by Fielding from "Joseph Andrews"
On Publishing His "Dictionary." by Johnson from the "Dictionary"
Pope and Dryden Compared. by Johnson from the "Lives of the Poets"
Letter to Chesterfield on the Completion of the "Dictionary." by Johnson from Boswell's "Life"
On the Advantages of Living in a Garret. by Johnson
The Character of Queen Elizabeth; The Defeat of the Armada. by Hume from the "History of England"
The First Principles of Government. by Hume
The Starling in Captivity; To Moulines with Maria. by Sterne from "The Sentimental Journey"
The Death of LeFevre; Passages from the Romance of My Uncle Toby and the Widow. by Sterne from "Tristram Shandy"
Warwick Castle. by Gray
To His Friend Mason on the Death of Mason's Mother. by Gray
On His Own Writings. by Gray
His Friendship for Bonstetten. by Gray
Hogarth. by Walpole from the "Anecdotes of Painting in England"
The War in America. by Walpole
The Death of George II. by Walpole
The Chimney Swallow. by White from "The Natural History of Selborne"
Of Ambition Misdirected. by Smith from the "Theory of Moral Sentiments"
The Advantages of a Division of Labor. by Smith from "The Wealth of Nations"
Professional Soldiers in Free Countries. by Blackstone from the "Commentaries"
The Ambitions of the Vicar's Family. by Goldsmith from "The Vicar of Wakefield"
Sagacity in Insects. by Goldsmith from "The Bee"
A Chinaman's View of London. by Goldsmith from the "Citizen of the World"
The Principles of Good Taste. by Burke from "The Sublime and Beautiful"
A Letter to a Noble Lord. by Burke
On the Death of His Son. by Burke
Marie Antoinette. by Burke from the "Reflections on the Revolution in France"
Of Keeping One's Self Employed. by Cowper
Of Johnson's Treatment of Milton. by Cowper
On the Publication of His Books. by Cowper
The Romance of His Youth; The Inception and Completion of the "Decline and Fall;" The Fall of Zenobia; Alaric's Entry into Rome; The Death of Hosein; The Causes of the Destruction of the City of Rome. by Gibbon from "The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire"
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Language English
LoC Class PN: Language and Literatures: Literature: General, Criticism, Collections
Subject Literature -- Collections
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