Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 4 eBook

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VOL.  IV1
FULL-PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS3
VIGNETTE PORTRAITS3
GEORGE BANCROFT (Continued from Volume III)4
LEXINGTON6
WASHINGTON7
JOHN AND MICHAEL BANIM11
THE PUBLICAN’S DREAM12
THEODORE DE BANVILLE22
LE CAFE23
ANNA LAETITIA BARBAULD27
AGAINST INCONSISTENCY IN OUR EXPECTATIONS30
A DIALOGUE OF THE DEAD35
ALEXANDER BARCLAY39
RICHARD HARRIS BARHAM45
THE LAY OF ST. CUTHBERT51
THE DEVIL’S DINNER-PARTY51
A LAY OF ST. NICHOLAS59
SABINE BARING-GOULD63
ST. PATRICK’S PURGATORY65
THE CORNISH WRECKERS70
Jane Barlow74
THE WIDOW JOYCE’S CLOAK75
JOEL BARLOW85
A FEAST88
WILLIAM BARNES90
JAMES MATTHEW BARRIE94
THE COURTING OF T’NOWHEAD’S BELL97
JESS LEFT ALONE110
AFTER THE SERMON113
THE MUTUAL DISCOVERY117
LOST ILLUSIONS119
SINS OF CIRCUMSTANCE121
FREDERIC BASTIAT121
PETITION124
STULTA AND PUERA127
INAPPLICABLE TERMS128
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE129
BY GRACE KING129
THE PAINTER OF MODERN LIFE138
MODERNNESS140
FROM ‘LITTLE POEMS IN PROSE’140
HUMANITY141
WINDOWS141
DRINK141
FROM A JOURNAL142
LORD BEACONSFIELD142
BY ISA CARRINGTON CABELL142
A DAY AT EMS146
THE FESTA IN THE “ALHAMBRA”149
SQUIBS PROM ‘THE YOUNG DUKE’155
THE FUSSY HOSTESS156
PUBLIC SPEAKING157
FEMALE BEAUTY157
LOTHAIR IN PALESTINE158
BEAUMARCHAIS161
BY BRANDER MATTHEWS161
FROM ‘THE BARBER OF SEVILLE’163
FROM ‘THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO’168
FRANCIS BEAUMONT and JOHN FLETCHER174
THE FAITHFUL SHEPHERDESS179
WILLIAM BECKFORD191
THE INCANTATION AND THE SACRIFICE193
VATHEK AND NOURONIHAR IN THE HALLS OF EBLIS196
HENRY WARD BEECHER202
BY LYMAN ABBOTT202
BOOK-STORES AND BOOKS209
SELECTED PARAGRAPHS211
SERMON213
A NEW ENGLAND SUNDAY223
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN232
BY E. IRENAEUS STEVENSON232
FROM LETTER TO DR. WEGELER, VIENNA234
TO THE SAME234
FROM THE LETTERS TO BETTINA BRENTANO235
TO COUNTESS GIULIETTA GUICCIARDI237
TO MY BROTHERS CARL AND JOHANN BEETHOVEN238
TO THE ROYAL AND IMPERIAL HIGH COURT OF APPEAL240
TO BARONESS VON DROSSDICK240
TO ZMESKALL241
TO ZMESKALL241
TO HIS BROTHER JOHANN241
TO STEPHAN V. BREUNING241
CARL MICHAEL BELLMAN242
BY OLGA FLINCH242
JEREMY BENTHAM248
OF THE PRINCIPLE OF UTILITY251
REMINISCENCES OF CHILDHOOD253
LETTER FROM BOWOOD TO GEORGE WILSON (1781)255
FRAGMENT OF A LETTER TO LORD LANSDOWNE (1790)256
JEAN-PIERRE DE BERANGER256
BY ALCEE FORTIER256
FROM HIS PREFACE TO HIS COLLECTED POEMS267
GEORGE BERKELEY268
ESSAY ON TAR-WATER271
HECTOR BERLIOZ273
THE ITALIAN RACE AS MUSICIANS AND AUDITORS275
THE FAMOUS “SNUFF-BOX TREACHERY”277
ON GLUCK279
ON BACH279
MUSIC AS AN ARISTOCRATIC ART280
THE BEGINNING OF A “GRAND PASSION”280
ON THEATRICAL MANAGERS IN RELATION TO ART281
SAINT BERNARD OF CLAIRVAUX281
MONASTIC LUXURY285
FROM HIS SERMON ON THE DEATH OF GERARD287
BERNARD OF CLUNY288
BY WILLIAM C. PRIME289
JULIANA BERNERS292
HERE BEGYNNYTH293
WALTER BESANT294
OLD-TIME LONDON297
THE SYNAGOGUE301
BESTIARIES AND LAPIDARIES306
THE LION307
THE PELICAN308
THE EAGLE309
THE PHOENIX309
THE ANT310
THE SIREN310
THE WHALE310
THE CROCODILE311
THE TURTLE-DOVE311
THE MANDRAGORA312
SAPPHIRE312
CORAL312
MARIE-HENRI BEYLE (STENDHAL)313
BY FREDERIC TABER COOPER313
PRINCESS SANSEVERINA’S INTERVIEW320
CLELIA AIDS FABRICE TO ESCAPE327
WILLEM BILDERDIJK332
BION339
AUGUSTINE BIRRELL342
DR. JOHNSON344
THE OFFICE OF LITERATURE351
TRUTH-HUNTING354
BENVENUTO CELLINI356
ON THE ALLEGED OBSCURITY OF MR. BROWNING’S POETRY360
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