The Illustrated London Reading Book eBook

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THE SCHOOLBOY’S PILGRIMAGE.1
PEKIN.2
THE GOLIAH ARATOO.3
THE PARROT.4
THE STARLING.5
THE CAR OF JUGGERNAUT.6
CYPRUS.7
THE RATTLESNAKE.8
F.T.  BUCKLAND9
VALUE OF THE BIBLE.10
NATURE AND ITS LORD.11
THE STEPPING-STONES.11
HUMANITY.12
THE SPANIELS OF THE MONKS OF ST. BERNARD.13
JOPPA.14
THE AMERICAN TAPIR.15
THE FIELD OF WATERLOO.16
THE TWO OWLS AND THE SPARROW.17
THE BEETLE.18
THE FOUNDING OF THE BELL.18
NAPOLEON.19
ROME.22
THE ROOKERY23
PALMS.24
THE PALM-TREE.25
A CHAPTER ON DOGS.26
DALMATIAN DOG.26
TERRIER.26
THE GREYHOUND.26
OLD ENGLISH HOUND.27
SHEPHERD’S DOG.27
BULL-DOG.27
LORD BACON.27
THE LILIES OF THE FIELD.28
POMPEII.28
THE NIGHTINGALE AND GLOWWORM.29
THE CANARY.31
INDUSTRY AND APPLICATION.32
THE RIVER JORDAN.33
ON JORDAN’S BANKS.34
THE IVY IN THE DUNGEON.34
THE NESTS OF BIRDS.35
THE BUSHMEN.36
CHARACTER OF ALFRED, KING OF ENGLAND.37
THE FIRST GRIEF.38
ON CRUELTY TO INFERIOR ANIMALS38
PETER THE HERMIT, AND THE FIRST CRUSADE.41
FAITH’S GUIDING STAR.43
QUEEN ELIZABETH’S ADDRESS TO HER ARMY AT TILBURY FORT, IN 1588.43
JALAPA.44
CONDORS.45
OMNISCIENCE AND OMNIPRESENCE OF THE DEITY.46
THE MILL STREAM.49
ENVY.49
THE OLIVE.51
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CHARACTER OF EDWARD VI.53
THE HUNTED STAG.53
JOHN BUNYAN AND HIS WIFE.54
THE LONG-EARED AFRICAN FOX.55
MOUNT TABOR.57
UNA AND THE LION.58
DANISH ENCAMPMENT.59
THE NAMELESS STREAM60
STAFFA.61
ON CHEERFULNESS.62
STONY CROSS.65
GELERT.66
THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA.67
THE TOMBS OF PAUL AND VIRGINIA.68
THE MANGOUSTE.69
CULLODEN.70
ATHENS.71
THE ISLES OF GREECE.72
THE SIEGE OF ANTIOCH.74
ANGLING.75
MARIANA.76
RISE OF POETRY AMONG THE ROMANS.77
CHARACTER OF JULIUS CAESAR.79
SIEGE OF TYRE.80
THE FALLS OF NIAGARA.81
THE SLOTH.83
SIERRA NEVADA, OR SNOWY RANGE OF CALIFORNIA.84
THE GROUSE.86
PATMOS.87
SHAKSPEARE.88
THE RETURN OF THE DOVE.89
COBRA DI CAPELLO—­HOODED SNAKE.90
THE PYRAMID LAKE.91
ADAM AND EVE IN PARADISE.92
OLIVER GOLDSMITH.93
HAGAR AND ISHMAEL.94
THE HOLLY BOUGH.95
THE UNIVERSE.95
ODE TO ST. CECILIA.97
SATIN BOWER-BIRDS.97
THE POOL OF SILOAM.98
WINTER THOUGHTS.99
BRITISH TROOPS IN CANADA.99
BALLOONS.101
SIR THOMAS GRESHAM.101
ON THE ATTAINMENT OF KNOWLEDGE.102
THIBETAN SHEEP.104
NAVAL TACTICS.104
THE CHOICE OF HERCULES.107
STRATA FLORIDA ABBEY.108
KAFFIR CHIEFS.109
RAILWAY TUNNELS.111
SUN FISH.112
BATTLE OF THE BALTIC.113
ARTILLERY TACTICS.114
THE TREE KANGAROO AND BLACK LEOPARD.116
CHARITY.117
SARDIS.118
MARTELLO TOWERS.119
TURKISH CUSTOMS.120
ON STUDY.121
THE SHORES OF GREECE.121
THE FORT OF ATTOCK.122
THE ORDER OF NATURE.123
LORD CLARENDON.124
OWLS.125
CHATTERTON.127
SMYRNA.127
GENTLENESS.128
THE IGUANA.130
HENRY IV.’S SOLILOQUY ON SLEEP.130
THE ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.133
THE RAINBOW.134
HOPE135
LIGHTHOUSES.136
INTEGRITY.136
RAFT OF GAMBIER ISLANDERS138
CHRISTIAN FREEDOM.138
THE CROWN JEWELS.140
WHAT IS TIME?143
SIMPLICITY IN WRITING.144
JOHN HAMPDEN.147
OTHELLO’S HISTORY.148
FILIAL LOVE.149
QUEEN MARY’S BOWER, CHATSWORTH.150
TUBULAR RAILWAY BRIDGES.151
THE MARINERS OF ENGLAND.153
THE SEASONS.155
SUMMER.156
AUTUMN.156
WINTER.157
ON MUSIC.157
THE AFFLICTED POOR.159
MIDNIGHT THOUGHTS.160
FAREWELL.161
VOCABULARY OF WORDS USED IN THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON READING BOOK.161
ABA’NDON, v.a. give up; resign, or quit; forsake; leave161
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CA’DENCE, s. the fall of the voice; state of sinking, decline168
DALMA’TIA, s. a province of Austria174
EA’RLY, ad. soon; betimes177
FACI’LITY, s. ease; dexterity; affability181
GA’BLE, s. the sloping roof of a building183
HABITATION, s. place of abode; dwelling184
I’CEBERG, s. a hill of ice; a moving island of ice184
JA’VELIN, s. a spear; a dart; an implement of war188
KANGARO’O, s. an animal found in Australia189
LABU’RNUM, s. a kind of tree189
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NA’RROW, a. not broad or wide; small; close; covetous; near192
OBE’DIENCE, s. submission to authority193
PACI’FIC, a. mild; gentle; appeasing195
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RA’DIANT, a. shining; emitting rays199
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TA’BLET, s. a small level surface; a surface written on or painted206
U’LTIMATE, a. intended as the last resort208
VALE’RIAN, s. a plant209
WA’NTONLY, ad. sportively; carelessly210
ZEST, s. relish210
THE END.210
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