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HERBERT SPENCER

TALES OF WASHINGTON IRVING
WRITINGS, OG GEORGE WASHINGTON

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CONTENTS.

BI T. B. MACAULAY:

PAGK
PAGE. V. To a Friend who seemed to take credit to

Essay on Milton...........

5

himselt Intellectually, from the Nature of

his Religious Belief.

155

BY JOHN STUART MILL:

VI. To a Roman Catholic Friend who accused the

ON LIBERTY.

Intellectual Class of a Want of Reverence

I. Introductory ..

156

for Authority....

II. Of the Liberty of Thought and Discussion.... 33

III. Of Individuality as One of the Elements of

PART VII.- WOMEN AND MARRIAGE.

Well-being.

51 1. To a Young Gentleman of Intellectual Tastes,

IV. Of the Limits of the Authority of Society

w wlti having as yet any particu

over the Individual.

60

lar lady in view, had expressed in a gen:

V. Applications....

69

eral way, his determination to get married 157

II. To a Young Gentleman who Contemplated

BY PHILIP GILBERT HAMERTON:

Marriage..

159

III. To the same.

161
INTELLECTUAL LIFE.- Part I.-THE PHYSICAL BASIS.

IV. To the same.

163

I. To & Young Man of Letters who worked

V. To the same.

165

Excessively

82 VI. To a Solitary Student...

168

II. To the same.

84 VII. To a Lady of High Culture who found it dim.

III. To a Student in Uncertain Health

85

cult to assoclate with persons of her own

IV. Toa Muscular Christian..

89

sex....

168

V. To a Student who Neglected Bodily Exercise 91 VIII. To a Lady of High Culture

170

VI. To an Author in Mortal Disease.

92 IX. To a Young Man of the Middle Class, well ed.

VII. To a Young Man of Brilliant Ability, who had

ucated, who complained that it was dim-

Just Taken his Degree...

91

cult for him to live agreeably with his

mother, a person of somewhat authorita-

PART II.-THE MORAL BASIS.

tive disposition, but uneducated.. 171

1. To a Moralist who had said there was a want
of Moral Fibre in the Intellectual, espe-

PART VIII.--ARISTOCRACY AND DEMOCRACY.

cially in Poets and Artists...

98

173

II. To an Undisciplined Writer

I. To a Young English Nobleman.

100 II. To an English Democrat.

177

III. To a Friend who suggested the speculation

" Which of the Moral Virtues was most

PART IX.-SOCIETY AND SOLITUDE.

Essential to the Intellectual Life."..... 103

IV. To a Moralist who said that Intellectual Cul-

I. To a Lady who Doubted the Reality of Intel-

ture was not Conducive to Sexual Morality 106

lectual Friendships...

182

II. To a Young Gentleman who lived much in

PART III.-OF EDUCATION.

Fashionable Society.

183

I. To a Friend who Recommended the Author

III. To the same.

184

to Learn This Thing and That.

IV. To the same.

186

106

II. To a Friend who studied Many Things. 108

V. To a Young Gentleman who kept entirely out

III. To the same...

of Company

188

111

IV. To a Student of Literature

VI. To a Friend who kindly warned the Author

114

of the Bad Effects of Solitude..

190

V. To a Country Gentleman who Regretted that

his Son had the Tendencies of a Dilettant 115

PART X.-INTELLECTUAL HYGIENICS.

VI. To the Principal of a French College..

116

VIL To the same..

117 I. To a Young Author whilst he was Writing his

VIII. To a Student of Modern Languages..

119

First Book..

193

IX. To the same

120 II. To a Student in the First Ardor of Intellectu-

X. To a Student who Lamented bis Defective

al Ambition..

196

Memory

124 III. To on Intellectual Man who desired an Outlet

XI. To a Master of Arts who said that a certain

for his Energies

197

Distinguished Painter was Hall Educated 125 IV. To the Friend of a Man of High Culture who

Produced Nothing.

200

Part IV.-THE POWza 07 T'Mr.

V. To a Student who felt Hurried and Driven. 202

1. To a Man of Leist're whé coníplained' or

11. To an Ardent Friend who Took no Rest. 203

Want of Time

121

VII. To the same.

204

II. To & Young Man of Great

Talent and Enerzy

VII, To a Friend (highly cultivated) who congratu.

who had Magnificen3 Plans for the Future 129

lated himself on having entirely abandon-

III. To a Man of Business who desire to make

ed the habit of Reading Newspapers. 206

himself better acq'iairtel with Lijera-

IX. To an Author who Appreciated Contempora-

ture, but whose Time for Pearl'rg, Viąg

ry Literature..

209

Limited....

133

X. To an Author who Kept Very Irregular Hours 210

IV. To & Student who felt Hurried and Driver...: 185

V. To a Friend who, thought he has no Profus.',

PART XI.-TRADES AND PROFESSIONS.

sion, could not flad rime for bis Various

Intellectual Pursuits...

1. To a Young Gentleman of Ability and Culture

137

who had not decided about his Profession 213

PART V.-THE INFLUENCES OF MONEY.

II. To a Young Gentleman who had Literary and

Artistic Tastes, but no Profession... 217

I. To a Very Rich Student.

138 III. To a Young Gentleman who wished to Devote

II. To a Gentas Careless in Money Matters... - 140

himselito Literature as a Profession.... 218

IIL TO A Student in Great Poverty.

144 IV. To an Energetic and Successful Cotton Manu-

facturer.

220

PART VI.-CUSTOM AND TRADITION.

V. To a Young Etonian who thought of becom-

1. To a Young Gentleman who had firmly re-

ing a Cotton-Spinner

223

solved never to wear anything but a Gray

Coat.

146

PART XII.--SURROUNDINGS.

IL. To a Conservative who had accused the Au. 1. To a Friend who often Changed his l'lace of

thor of a want of respect for Tradition... 148

Residence..

225

III. To a Lady who Lamented that her son had II. To a Friend who Maintained that Surround
Intellectual Doubts concerning the Dog-

ings were & Matter of Indifference to a

mas of the Church....

151

Thoroughly Occupied Mind..

228

IV. To the son of the Lady to whom the preced- III. To an Artist who was Fitting Up a Magnif-

ing letter was addressed...

153

cent New Studio.....

...........

330

PAGE.

Varro..

614

PAGE

Virgil.

614

23

Supplement.

626

25 BY LORD BACON:

273

ESSAYS: COUNSELS, CIVIL AND MORAL.

Introduction...

629

I. Of Truth.

641

II. Or Death.

642

LII. Or Unity in Religion.

311

642

IV. Of Revenge..

312

614

V. Of Adversity..

318

644

VI. Of Simulation and Dissiniulation.

318

645

VII. Or Parents and Children.

319

646

VIII. Or Marriage and Single Life.

319

646

IX. Of Envy....

319

647

X. Or Love

320

648

XI. Or Great Place..

321

619
XII. Of Buldness....

322

650

XIII. Or Goodness, and Goodness of Nature..

326

XIV. Of Nobility

652

326

XV. Or Seditions and Troubles..

326

652

XVI. Of Atheism..

327

654

XVII. Or Superstition..

327

655

XVIII. OP Travel...

656

XIX. of Empire.

330

657

XX. Or Counsel.

337

658

XXI. Or Delays...

660

3:38

XXII. Of Cunning,

600

238

XXIII. Of Wisdom for a Man's Sell.

338

661

XXIV. or Innovations.
339
XXV. Or Dispatch.

682

339

XXVI. Or Seeming Wise..

339

663

XXVII. Or Friendship..
339

083
XXVIII. Or Expense..

343

665

XXIX. Of the True Greatness of Kingdoms and

349

Estates...

345

GES

XXX. Of Regimen of Health.

669

345
XXXI. Or Suspicion..

619
316

XXXII. Or Discourse.
346

XXXIII. Or Plantations.

360

670

XXXIV. Or Riches..

362

671

XXXV. Or Prophecies..

672

XXXVI. Of Ambition.

365

673

XXXVII. Or Masques and Triumphs.

673

365 XXXVIII. Or Nature ip Men...

385

XXXIX. Of Custom and Education

387

674
XL. Or Fortune...

387

675

KLI. Or Usury

3.72

675

XLII. Or Youth and Age.

392

676

XLIII. Or Beauty

3:3

677

XLIV. Of Deformity

393

677

XLV. Or Building..

678

394

XLVI. Or Gardens.

679

394

XLVII. Or Negotiating

394

XLVIII. Of Followers and Friends.

681

397 XLIX. Or Suitors..

407

682

L. Or Studies..

682

414

LI. Of Faction.

683

419 LII. Or Ceremonies and Respects.

883

419 LIIL Of Praise...

419

684

LIV. Or Vain-glory.

425

681

LV. Or Honor and Reputation

685

425

LVI. Or Judicature..
425

685

LVII. Of Anger..

429

687

LVIII. Or Vicissitude of Things.

687

429 Fragment of an Essay of Fame

689

433 of a King

690

434 On Death..

60

434

THE WISDOM OF THE ANCIENTS:

Preface..

692

439

L. Cassandra, or Divination..

440

II. Typhon, or a Rebel..

693

IIL. The Cyclops, or the Ministers of Terror. 694

442

IV. Nercicsus, or Sell Love.

442

V. The River Styx, or Leagues.

696

974 W. Pan, or Nature

456

VII. Pers?us, or War.

410 VIII. Endymion, or a Favorite.

698

477

IX. The Sister of the Giants, or Fame.

698

478

X. Joteokaad'1 entheux, or a Curious Man. 699

507

XI. Orpheos or Philosophy.

514

11.* Golum, or Beginnings..

200

519 XIII. Proteus, or Matter

700

522 XIV: Memnon, or a Youth too Forward. 701

526 XV. Tython 18, or satiety.

701

528 XVI. Jurlo's Sultor; or Baseness..

701

531 XVII. Cupid, or an Atom..

701

XVIII. Diomed, or Zeal

702

650

XIX. Dædalus, or Mechanical Skill.

703

552 XX. Ericthonius, or Imposture

XXI. Deucalion, or Restitution.

704

XXII. Nemesis, or the Vicissitude of Things 704

563 XXIII. Achelous, or Battle

705

564 XXIV. Dionysius, or Bacchus..

7705

668 XXV. Atalanta and Hippomenes, or Gain. 706

570 XXVI. Prometheus, or the State of Man.... 706

573 XXVII. Icarus and Scylla and Charybdis, or the

675

Middle Way

709

578 XXVIII. Sphinx, or Science

710

599

XXIX. Proserpine, or Spirit...

011

601 XXX, Metis, or Counsel..

712

XXXI. The Sirens, or Pleasures.

712

607 Ornamenta Rationalla, or Elegant Sentences... 713

612 | Short Notes for Civil Conversation...

715

..... 717

809

LETTERS OF JUNIUS:

PAGE.

PAGE.

LI. To the Rev. Mr. Horne..

784

Dedication to the English Nation.......

LII. The Rev. Mr. Horne to Junius..

785

Preface..

719 LIII. To the Printer of the Public Advertiser. 708

I. Junius to the Printer of the Public Ad-

LIV. To the Printer of the Public Advertiser. 796

vertiser....

723

LV, The Rev. Mr. Horne to Junius...

791

II. Sir William Draper's Answer..

725

LVI. To the Duke of Grafton....

791

III. Junius to Sir William Draper.

726

LVII. Addressed to the Livery of London., 792

IV. Sir William Draper to Junius.

727 LVIII. To the Printer of the Public Advertiser. 793

V. To Sir William Draper.

729 LIX. To the Printer of the Public Advertiser. 736

VI. TO Junius from Sir William Draper.. 729

LX. To Zeno....

796

VII. To Sir William Draper.

730

LXI. To an Advocate in the Cause of the Peo-

VIII. To the Duke of Grafton.

730

ple..

797

IX. To the Duke of Grafton..

LXII.

798

X. To Mr. Edward Weston..

782

LXIII.

799

XI. To the Duke of Grafton...

733

LXIV. To Lord Mansfield.

799

XII. To the Duke of Grafton.

734 LXV. To the Printer of the Public Advertiser. 799
XIII. Philo Junius to the Printer of the Public

LXVI. To the Duke of Grafton..

799

Advertiser....

736 LXVII. To Lord Mansfield..

800

XIV. Philo Junius to the Printer of the Public LXVIII. To Lord Camden...

806

Advertiser...

736

XV. To the Duke of Grafton..

XVI. To the Printer of the Public Advertiser.. 739

737 BY WASHINGTON IRVING:

XVII. Philo Junius to the Printer of the Public Rip Van Winkle..

Advertiser....

740 | The Wife...

814

XVIII. To Sir William Blackstone

741 The Broken Heart

816

XIX. Philo Junius to the Printer of the Public
The Art of Book-Making.

818

Advertiser.....

742 | The Widow and her Son..

820

XX. To the Printer of the Public Advertiser. 744 The Boar's Head Tavern, Eastcheap.

822

XXL. To the Printer of the Public Advertiser: 746 The Mutability of Literature

825

XXII. Philo Junius to the Printer of the Public Rural Funerals.

829

Advertiser..

746 The Spectre Bridegroom.

831

XXIII. Junius to the Duke of Bedford.

747 Westminster Abbey..

836

XXIV. Sir William Draper to Junius..

749 Stratford-on-Avon...

839

XXV. Junius to Sir Wilam Draper..

750 John Bull.

845

XXVI. Sir William Draper to Junius.

751 The Legend of Sleepy Hollow....

848

XXVII. Junius to the Printer of the Public Ad-

vertiser....

752 BY GEORGE WASHINGTON :

XXVIII. To the Printer of the Public Advertiser. 753

XXIX. Philo Junius to the Printer of the Public

Letter to the Governors...

857

Advertiser

Farewell to the Army.

880

XXX. Junius to the Printer of the Public Ad-
Resignation of Commission..

862

vertiser

754 Inaugural Address...

862

XXXI. Philo Junius to the Printer of the Public

Farewell Address..

863

Advertiser

756

XXXII. Junius to the Printer of the Public Ad. BY T. B. MACAULAY :

vertiser....
XXXIII. To the Duke of Grafton.
767 Frederick the Great..

869
XXXIV. To the Duke of Grafton.

7757

XXXV. To the Printer of the Public Advertiser. 758

XXXVI. To the Duke of Grafton...

702

XXXVII. To the Printer of the Public Advertiser. 165

XXXVIII. To the Printer of the Public Advertiser. 766

XXXIX. To the Printer of the Public Advertiser. 768

XL. To Lord North

710

XLI. To Lord Mansfield

771

XLII. To the Printer of the Public Advertiser. 774

XLIII. To the Printer of the Public Advertiser. 776

XLIV. To the Printer of the Public Advertiser. 777

XLV. To the Printer of the Public Advertiser. 780

XLVI. To the Printer of the Public Advertiser. 740

XLVII. To the Printer of the Public Advertiser. 780

XLVIII. To the Duke of Grafton...

781

XLIX. To the Duke of Grafton.

782

L. The Rev. Mr. Horne to Junius.

783

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