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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 236 pages of information about MacMillan's Reading Books.

INTRODUCTION

Incident in the life of Dr. Johnson Warner’s Tour in the Northern Counties.

The old philosopher and the young lady Jane Taylor

Barbara S——­ Charles Lamb

Dr. Arnold Tom Brown’s School Days

BOYHOOD’S work [ditto]

Work in the world [ditto]

Castles in the air Addison

The death of Nelson Southey

LEARNING TO RIDE T.  Hughes

MOSES AT THE FAIR Goldsmith

WHANG THE MILLER [ditto]

AN ESCAPE Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe

NECESSITY THE MOTHER OF INVENTION [ditto]

LABRADOR Southey’s Omniana

GROWTH OF EUROPEAN CIVILIZATION IN THE TWELFTH CENTURY Robertson

A WHALE HUNT Scott

A SHIPWRECK Charles Kingsley

THE BLACK PRINCE Dean Stanley

THE ASSEMBLY OF URI E.A.  Freeman

MY WINTER GARDEN Charles Kingsley

ASPECTS OF NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN COUNTRIES John Ruskin

COLUMBUS IN SIGHT OF LAND Washington Irving

COLUMBUS SHIPWRECKED [ditto]

ROBBED IN THE DESERT Mungo Park

ARISTIDES Plutarch’s Lives

THE VENERABLE BEDE J.R.  Green

THE DEATH OF ANSELM Dean Church

THE MURDER OF BECKET Dean Stanley

THE DEATH OF ELIZABETH J.R.  Green

THE BATTLE OF NASEBY Defoe

THE PILGRIMS AND GIANT DESPAIR Bunyan

A HARD WINTER Rev. Gilbert White

A PORTENTOUS SUMMER [ditto]

A THUNDERSTORM [ditto]

CHARACTER OF SIR WALTER SCOTT J.  Lockhart

MUMPS’S HALL Scott

THE PORTEOUS MOB [ditto]

THE PORTEOUS MOB (continued) [ditto]

JOSIAH WEDGWOOD Speech by Mr. Gladstone

THE CRIMEAN WAR Speech by Mr. Disraeli

NATIONAL MORALITY Speech by Mr. Bright

THE PLEASURES OF A LIFE OF LABOUR Hugh Miller

THE FLIGHT OF BIRDS Rev. Gilbert White

THE BATTLE OF CORUNNA Napier

BATTLE OF ALBUERA Napier

CHARGE OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE AT BALAKLAVA The “Times” Correspondent

AFRICAN HOSPITALITY Mungo Park

ACROSS THE DESERT OF NUBIA Bruce’s Travels

A SHIPWRECK ON THE ARABIAN COAST W.G.  Palgrave

AN ARABIAN TOWN W.G.  Palgrave

THE QUEST OF THE HOLY GRAIL Sir Thomas Malory

VISIT TO SIR ROGER DE COVERLEY’S COUNTRY SEAT Addison

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