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Sargent's Standard Series of Speakers-No. 2.
PIECES FOR DECLAMATION
SCHOOLS, COLLEGES, ETC.
INTRODUCTORY, OR SUPPLEMENTARY, TO THE STANDARD SPEAKER.
READERS, ETC., ETC.
PUBLISHED AND FOR SALE BY
No. 1229 Chestnut St., Philadelphia,
paid, on receipt of the advertised price. VIRGIL. Interlinear translation by Hart and Osborne, 1 vol. royal 12mo, half
turkey-morocco. $2.25. CÆSAR. Interlinear translation by Hamilton and Clarke, 1 vol. royal 12mo,
half turkey-morocco. $2.25. HORACE. Interlinear translation by Stirling, Nutall, and Clarke, 1 vol. royal
12mo, half turkey-morocco. $2.25. CICERO. Interlinear translation by Hamilton and Clarke, 1 vol. royal 12mo,
half turkey-morocco. $2.25. SALLUST. "Interlinear translation by Hamilton and Clarke, 1 vol. royal 12mo,
half turkey-morocco. $2.25.
Clarke, 1 vol. royal 12mo, half turkey-morocco. $2.75.
MAR, adapted to the interlinear series of Classics, and to all other systems,
1 vol. royal 12mo, half turkey-morocco. $1.50. OVID. Interlinear translation by Geo. Wm. Heilig, 1 vol. royal 12mo, half
turkey-morocco binding. $2.25. HOMER’S ILIAD. Interlinear translation, 1 vol. royal 12mo, half turkey
morocco binding. $2.75. GOSPEL OF ST. JOHN. Interlinear translation, with original Greek
text. $2.75. JUVENAL. Interlinear translation by Hamilton and Clarke. $2.25. LIVY. Interlinear translation by Hamilton and Clarke. $2.25.
To be followed by School Editions of other Classic Writers on the same plan., SARGENTS STANDARD SPEAKER, by Epes Sargent; containing
Exercises in Prose and Poetry, for Declamation in Schools, Colleges, etc. In
one vol. crown 8vo, half roan binding. $2.50.
Sargent, 1 vol. royal 12mo, half turkey-morocco. $2.00.
1 vol. 18mo, half roan. 60 cts.
half morocco. $1.50. FROST'S AMERICAN SPEAKER, by John Frost, LL.D., 12mo, half
roan, $1.50. FLOWERS OF ELOCUTION, by Mrs. Caroline Lee Hentz, 1 vol. 12mo, half-morocco. $1.50.
New edition, 1 vol. royal 12mo, half turkey. $2.50.
Johnston, LL.D. New edition, 1 vol. 12mo, half morocco. $1.50.
turkey-morocco. $1.75. JOHNSTON'S PRIMARY NATŪRAL PHILOSOPHY, by John John
ston, LL.D., 1 vol. 18mo, half roan. 89 cts. GUY'S' ASTRONOMY AND KEITH ON THE GLOBES, 1 vol. 12mo,
half roan. $1.25. LORD'S HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, by John Lord, A.M.,
royal 12mo, half morocco. $1.75. LORD'S MODERN HISTORY, by John Lord, A.M., 8vo, half morocco.
$2.25. SUMMARY OF HISTORY, designed to accompany LORD'S MODERN HISTORY,
by Ida B. Whitcomb, of Packer Collegiate Institute, Brooklyn, N. Y., 1 vol. 12mo, cloth. 60 cts.
Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, by EPES SARGENT, in the Cierk's Oface of the District Court of the United States for the District of Massachusetts.
Publishers and compilers are informed that many of the pieces in this collection are subject to copyright.
The success of The Standard Speaker having been such as to elicit from the public and the publisher a demand for a series of Speakers by the same author, and adapted to the different ages of pupils, the present volume has been prepared. It forms the second of a series of three; of which The Standard Speaker is the largest and most comprehensive, and The Primary Standard Speaker the smallest and most simple. Repetitions of pieces are, with a few unimportant exceptions, avoided in these books, so that they jointly present nearly all the approved gems of oratory, ancient and modern, and all the choicest lyrical and dramatic pieces in the English language, suitable for school delivery.
It will be seen that considerable original effort, in the way of translation, adaptation, and alteration, has been expended on this work. Teachers of elocution are well aware that many excellent pieces, which a slight change would make appropriate as exercises for the young, are rendered useless because of their length, because of their episodical passages, or because of certain objectionable expressions which they may con