Bibliographic Details

McGuffey's new fifth eclectic reader : selected and original exercises for schools / by Wm. H. McGuffey, LL. D.

Author / Creator McGuffey, William Holmes, 1800-1873.
Edition Electrotype ed.
Imprint Cincinnati : Wilson, Hinkle & Co., ©1866. (Cincinnati : Electrotyped at Franklin Type Foundry)
Description 1 page, leaves, [5]-338 pages ; 20 cm.
Language English
Series Eclectic educational series
Eclectic educational series.
Subject Readers (Secondary) -- Juvenile literature.
English language -- 19th century -- Rhetoric -- Juvenile literature.
Bible stories, English -- Juvenile literature.
Children -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile literature.
Conduct of life -- Juvenile literature.
Readers.
Bible stories, English.
Children -- Conduct of life.
Conduct of life.
English language -- Rhetoric.
Readers.
Readers (Secondary)
Juvenile works.
Readers -- 1866.
Textbooks -- 1866.
Format Book, E-Resource
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/ocm02779203
Other authors / contributors Wilson, Hinkle & Co.
Franklin Type Foundry.
Notes A selection of prose and verse by the author and famed writers like Irving, Rousseau, Byron, and Shakespeare.
Other form Online version: McGuffey, William Holmes, 1800-1873. McGuffey's new fifth eclectic reader. Electrotype ed. Cincinnati : Wilson, Hinkle & Co., ©1866. (Cincinnati : Electrotyped at Franklin Type Foundry)
Table of Contents:
  • The forest-trees
  • The poor widow
  • The orphan
  • Little victories
  • An end of all perfection
  • Do not meddle
  • The chicken-cock and the fox
  • The righteous never forsaken
  • Select paragraphs
  • The generous Russian peasant
  • Touch not-Taste not-Handle not
  • Man and the inferior animals
  • Value of time and knowledge
  • Scene at the Sandwich Islands
  • The maniac
  • Respect for the Sabbath rewarded
  • The goodness of God
  • Contrasted soliloquies
  • The just judge
  • Control your temper
  • Death of Absalom
  • A morning ramble
  • The Alhambra by moonlight
  • On elocution and reading
  • No excellence without labor
  • Necessity of education
  • The intemperate husband
  • The intemperate husband-continued
  • Ill-nature rewarded
  • The wife
  • Decisive integrity
  • The steam-boat trial
  • Lucy Forrester
  • The venomous worm
  • The town pump
  • Effects of gambling
  • Criminality of dueling
  • Tit for tat
  • Conflagration of an amphitheater
  • Charles II and William Penn
  • Horrors of war
  • Love of applause
  • A picture of human life
  • Puritan fathers
  • American orator
  • Europe and America
  • The scriptures and the savior
  • The blind preacher
  • The Bible
  • Rebellion in state-prison
  • Religion, the only basis of society
  • The bobolink
  • The wild horse
  • Matilda
  • Speech of Logan
  • The good reader
  • Martyn and Byron
  • Behind time
  • The oak-tree
  • Tired of play
  • The grandfather
  • My mother
  • The spider and the fly
  • The barber
  • The dying boy
  • The festal board
  • Consolation of religion
  • He never smiled again
  • Nature and revelation
  • The pebble and the acorn
  • The child's inquiry
  • Absalom
  • April day
  • The death of the flowers
  • True wisdom
  • The better land
  • It snows
  • Ginevra
  • Procrastination
  • A dirge
  • A Hebrew tale
  • Shylock
  • The miser
  • Prince Arthur
  • Battle of Waterloo
  • Midnight musings
  • God's first temples
  • William Tell
  • William Tell-continued
  • Make way for liberty
  • The American eagle
  • The gods of the heathen
  • Maud Muller
  • Rock me to sleep
  • Lochiel's warning
  • Apostrophe to the ocean
  • The three sons
  • Winged worshipers
  • Soldier of the Rhine
  • Byron
  • Immortality of the soul
  • Death and life.