The World's Best Orations, Vol. 1 (of 10) eBook

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VOL.  I1
PREFACE2
THE ORATORY OF ANGLO-SAXON COUNTRIES4
PIERRE ABELARD (1079-1142)9
THE RESURRECTION OF LAZARUS9
THE LAST ENTRY INTO JERUSALEM11
THE DIVINE TRAGEDY12
CHARLES FRANCIS ADAMS (1807-1886)13
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CHARLES FRANCIS ADAMS, JUNIOR17
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JOHN ADAMS (1735-1826)23
INAUGURAL ADDRESS (March 4th. 1797)24
THE BOSTON MASSACRE29
JOHN QUINCY ADAMS (1767-1848)43
ORATION AT PLYMOUTH44
THE JUBILEE OF THE CONSTITUTION (Delivered at New York, April 30th, 1839)61
SAMUEL ADAMS (1723-1803)67
AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE68
AELRED80
A FAREWELL80
A SERMON AFTER ABSENCE81
ON MANLINESS82
AESCHINES (389-314 B.C.)83
AGAINST CROWNING DEMOSTHENES (Against Ktesiphon)83
FREDERICK A. AIKEN (1810-1878)87
DEFENSE OF MRS. MARY E. SURRATT87
ALBERTUS MAGNUS (1205-1280)109
THE MEANING OF THE CRUCIFIXION109
THE BLESSED DEAD110
ETHAN ALLEN111
A CALL TO ARMS (Delivered in New York city in 1861)111
FISHER AMES (1758-1808)114
ON THE BRITISH TREATY115
ST. ANSELM (1032-1109)125
THE SEA OP LIFE125
THOMAS ARNOLD (1795-1842)127
THE REALITIES OF LIFE AND DEATH128
CHESTER ALAN ARTHUR (1830-1886)132
INAUGURAL ADDRESS (Delivered September 22d, 1881)133
ATHANASIUS (298-373)134
THE DIVINITY OF CHRIST135
SAINT AUGUSTINE (354-430)138
THE LORD’S PRAYER138
FRANCIS BACON (1561-1626)145
SPEECH AGAINST DUELING147
JAMES BARBOUR (1775-1842)155
TREATIES AS SUPREME LAWS156
BARNAVE (1761-1793)162
COMMERCIAL POLITICS165
ISAAC BARROW (1630-1677)166
SLANDER167
BASIL THE GREAT (329-379)175
ON A RECREANT NUN176
RICHARD BAXTER (1615-1691)182
UNWILLINGNESS TO IMPROVE182
JAMES A. BAYARD (1767-1815)186
THE FEDERAL JUDICIARY187
THOMAS F. BAYARD (1828-1898)199
A PLEA FOR CONCILIATION IN 1876200
LORD BEACONSFIELD (BENJAMIN DISRAELI) (1804-1881)222
THE VENERABLE BEDE (672-735)260
THE MEETING OF MERCY AND JUSTICE261
A SERMON FOR ANY DAY264
THE TORMENTS OF HELL265
HENRY WARD BEECHER (1813-1887)266
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LORD BELHAVEN (1656-1708)286
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JOHN BELL (1797-1869)297
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JUDAH PHILIP BENJAMIN (1811-1884)309
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