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Literature and Ant

THE LIBRARY

OF

CHOICE LITERATURE

AND

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF UNIVERSAL AUTHORSHIP

THE MASTERPIECES OF THE STANDARD WRITERS

OF ALL NATIONS AND ALL TIME

EDITED WITH BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL NOTES BY

AINSWORTH R. SPOFFORD, Librarian of Congress, and

CHARLES GIBBON, Author of “Robin Gray," etc.

ILLUSTRATED BY THE BEST ARTISTS OF ALL COUNTRIES. 100 PHOTOGRAVURES FORMING A COMPREHENSIVE GALLERY OF MODERN ART

IN TEN VOLUMES

VOL. V

PHILADELPHIA
GEBBIE & CO., PUBLISHERS

Copyright, 1893, by GEBBIE & CO.

CONTENTS OF VOL. V.

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Mother Rigby's Pipe ................ Nathaniel Hawthorne . ...
The Last Night at Home . ............. Coventry Patmore ...... 10
The Grandmother ................. Alfred Tennyson ...... 11
A Family in Love . ................ Mrs. Muloch Uraik. ....

.. Mrs. Muloch Craik..... Ode to Evening .......

.... William Collins . .... Eureka. ...::::::

.... Dr. J. G. Holland ..... The Gardener of the Manor

.......... Hans Christian Andersen. Fables ..........

......J. G. E. Lessing .... The Faerie Queene . ...

... Edmund Spenser .... Flowers . ......... . . . . . . . . . . Anon . . . . . . . . . That Gentleman .......

. Eliza Leslie ...... The Foreign Land. ....

. Coventry Patmore ... The Blessing .....

.... Thomas Brydson .... A Warning to Youth of Both Sexes

. Theodore Hook . ..... The Mountain of Miseries . .

..... Joseph Addison . ..... Helen's Tomb................... Robert Pollok ...... The Fisher-maid.................. Mrs. Muloch Craik. ...

. Mary Russell Mitford .... My Lady's Praise ......

........ Guido Guinicelli ..... Woman's Love .......... ........ Lady Caroline Lamb .. Of the Truth of Physiognomy .....

.... Johann Caspar Lavater ... Love Ceremonious ........

.... Coventry Patmore . .... The Brigand's Wife .....

... Archer E. Herbert...... Peace ...............

. Professor Wilson ... Italian Banditti . .........

. Charlotte A. Waldie. Ringan and May....

. James Hogg · · · · · · · American Novels ...

. . T. S. Perry .... Authority. ......

. . Samuel Butler .., Life's Pilgrimage .....

.. Jorge Manrigae .. The Fountain of Beauty .

. Mrs. Lydia Maria Child . .. The Lovers ........

... Robert Pollok . .....: A Question of Gravity ...

Winthrop Mackworth Praed . The Schoolmistress . .....

. William Shenstone. ..... An Italian Love-story ...

.. . Scipione Bargagli ..... Change .....:::::

... Thomas Brydson ..... Lament for the Decline of Chiva

Thomas Hood ...... Oratory ........

... Lord Brougham ..... Progress ...........

... William Allingham ... Clarissa Harlowe .....

. Samuel Richardson . The Pleasures of Imagination .

..... Mark Akenside ...... The Darien Scheme ....

. Sir Walter Scstt. The Library, Brighton, 1799...... ..... Anon ........ The Life Beyond. ................. Gerald Massey ..... The University of Gottingen ............ Right Hon. George Canning . The Bannock o' Tollishill. ............ John Mackay Wilson .... 94 The Shipwreck .................. William Falconer . . . . . . 103 Tales of the Arabians ...............J. C. L. Simonde de Sizmondi . 104 The Charm .................... Sebastian Evans . ...... 105

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