Successful Recitations eBook

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JOHN BULL AND HIS ISLAND.1
THE RED ROSE OF WAR.1
ENGLAND.3
A SONG FOR AUSTRALIA3
THE PLOUGHSHARE OF OLD ENGLAND.4
THE STORY OF ABEL TASMAN.5
THE GROOM’S STORY.6
THE HARDEST PART I EVER PLAYED.7
THE STORY OF MR. KING.12
THE ART OF “POETRY.”14
THE KING OF BRENTFORD’S TESTAMENT.15
UNIVERSALLY RESPECTED.18
I.18
II.19
THE AMENITIES OF SHOPPING.20
SHAMUS O’BRIEN:  A TALE OF ’98.24
HOME, SWEET HOME.28
THE CANE-BOTTOM’D CHAIR.28
THE ALMA.29
THE MAMELUKE CHARGE.30
MY LADY’S LEAP.31
A SONG FOR THE END OF THE SEASON.33
THE AGED PILOT MAN.33
TIM KEYSER’S NOSE.35
THE LOST EXPRESSION.35
A NIGHT SCENE.37
KARL, THE MARTYR.38
THE ROMANCE OF TENACHELLE.41
MICHAEL FLYNN.43
A NIGHT WITH A STORK.43
AN UNMUSICAL NEIGHBOUR.46
THE CHALICE.46
LIVINGSTONE.47
IN SWANAGE BAY.48
BALLAD OF SIR JOHN FRANKLIN.50
PHADRIG CROHOORE.52
CUPID’S ARROWS.54
THE CROCODILE’S DINNER PARTY.55
A RISKY RIDE.56
ON MARRIAGE.58
THE ROMANCE OF CARRIGCLEENA.59
THE FALSE FONTANLEE.61
THE LEGEND OF SAINT LAURA.63
DAVID SHAW, HERO.64
BROTHERHOOD.65
THE STRAIGHT RIDER.66
WOMEN AND WORK.67
A COUNTRY STORY.69
THE BEGGAR MAID.70
THE VENGEANCE OF KAFUR.70
THE WISHING WELL.71
THE TWO CHURCH-BUILDERS.73
THE CAPTAIN OF THE NORTHFLEET,73
THE HAPPIEST LAND.74
THE PIPES AT LUCKNOW.75
THE BATTLE OF THE BALTIC.76
THE GRAVE SPOILERS.77
BOW-MEETING SONG.78
THE BALLAD OF ROU.78
BINGEN ON THE RHINE.79
DEEDS NOT WORDS.80
OLD KING COLE.81
THE GREEN DOMINO.82
THE LEGEND BEAUTIFUL.84
THE BELL OF ATRI.85
THE STORM.87
THE THREE RULERS.88
THE HORN OF EGREMONT CASTLE.88
THE MIRACLE OF THE ROSES.90
THE BRIDAL OF MALAHIDE.91
THE DAUGHTER OF MEATH.93
GLENARA.94
A FABLE FOR MUSICIANS.95
THE DECLARATION.97
LOVE AND AGE.98
HALF AN HOUR BEFORE SUPPER.99
HE WORRIED ABOUT IT.99
ASTRONOMY MADE EASY.100
BROTHER WATKINS.102
LOGIC.103
THE PRIDE OF BATTERY B.103
THE DANDY FIFTH.104
THE OLD VETERAN.107
SANTA CLAUS.108
THE IMPERIAL RECITER111
PREFATORY.112
CONTENTS.113
THE ENGLISHMAN.115
ENGLAND GOES TO BATTLE.116
ENGLAND ONCE MORE.116
GOD DEFEND THE RIGHT.117
DOWN IN AUSTRALIA.119
AUSTRALIA SPEAKS.120
AN IMPERIAL REPLY.120
THE BOYS’ RETURN.121
THE ABSENT-MINDED BEGGAR.122
FOR THE EMPIRE.124
WANTED—­A CROMWELL.124
ENGLAND’S IRONSIDES.125
THE THREE CHERRY-STONES.125
THE MIDSHIPMAN’S FUNERAL.127
LADYSMITH.129
I.—­LADYSMITH OCCUPIED.129
THE SIX-INCH GUN.131
ST. PATRICK’S DAY.132
THE HERO OF OMDURMAN.133
BOOT AND SADDLE.134
THE MIDNIGHT CHARGE.135
MAFEKING.137
THE FIGHT AT RORKE’S DRIFT137
RELIEVED!139
HOW SAM HODGE WON THE VICTORIA CROSS.139
THE RELIEF OF LUCKNOW.140
A BALLAD OF WAR.142
THE ALMA.143
AFTER ALMA,143
BALACLAVA.145
AFTER BALACLAVA,146
INKERMAN.146
KILLED IN ACTION.149
AT THE BREACH.149
SANTA FILOMENA.150
THE LITTLE HATCHET STORY.151
THE LOSS OF THE “BIRKENHEAD.”152
ELIHU.154
THE LAST OF THE “EURYDICE.”154
THE WARDEN OF THE CINQUE PORTS.155
ENGLAND’S DEAD.156
MEHRAB KHAN.157
THE RED THREAD OF HONOUR.158
THE PRIVATE OF THE BUFFS.159
A FISHERMAN’S SONG.160
THE FIELD OF WATERLOO.160
THE LAY OF THE BRAVE CAMERON.162
A SONG FOR STOUT WORKERS.162
AT THE BURIAL OF A VETERAN.163
NAPOLEON AND THE BRITISH SAILOR.163
THE BURIAL OF SIR JOHN MOORE.164
AT TRAFALGAR.165
CAMPERDOWN.167
THE ARMADA.169
MR. BARKER’S PICTURE.171
THE WOODEN LEG.172
THE ENCHANTED SHIRT.174
JIM BLUDSO.175
FREEDOM.176
THE COORTIN’.177
THE HERITAGE.178
LADY CLARE.179
BREAK, BREAK, BREAK.180
THE LORD OF BURLEIGH.180
DORA.182
MRS. B.’S ALARMS.185
SHELTERED.190
GUILD’S SIGNAL.193
BILL MASON’S BRIDE.194
THE CLOWN’S BABY.194
AUNT TABITHA.196
LITTLE ORPHANT ANNIE.196
THE LIMITATIONS OF YOUTH.197
RUBINSTEIN’S PLAYING.198
OBITUARY.201
THE EDITOR’S STORY.202
NAT RICKET.204
THE AMATEUR ORLANDO.207
A BALLAD OF A BAZAAR.209
A PARENTAL ODE TO MY SON, AGED THREE YEARS AND FOUR MONTHS.210
MISS MALONEY ON THE CHINESE QUESTION.212
THE HEATHEN CHINEE.214
HO-HO OF THE GOLDEN BELT.214
THE HIRED SQUIRREL.216
BALLAD OF THE TRAILING SKIRT.217
TO THE GIRL IN KHAKI.217
THE TENDER HEART.217
A SONG OF SARATOGA.218
THE SEA.219
A TALE OF A NOSE.219
LEEDLE YAWCOB STRAUSS.220
DOT BABY OF MINE.220
A DUTCHMAN’S MISTAKE.221
THE OWL CRITIC.222
THE TRUE STORY OF KING MARSHMALLOW,223
TUBAL CAIN.225
THE THREE PREACHERS.226
SAY NOT THE STRUGGLE.227
PATRIOTISM.228
TO-DAY AND TO-MORROW.229
RING OUT, WILD BELLS.230
RULE, BRITANNIA!231
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