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Title: Modern Eloquence: Vol III, After-Dinner Speeches P-Z
Author: Various
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MODERN ELOQUENCE
LIBRARY OF
AFTER-DINNER SPEECHES, LECTURES
OCCASIONAL ADDRESSES

[Illustration: PRISCILLA AND JOHN ALDEN
Photogravure after a painting by Lasalett J. Potts
An admirable conception of the old story of an early Puritan courtship famous in song and story, and made use of by many New England orators.]

MODERN
ELOQUENCE
EDITOR
THOMAS B REED
JUSTIN McCARTHY ROSSITER JOHNSON
ALBERT ELLERY BERGH
ASSOCIATE EDITORS

VOLUME III
After-Dinner
Speeches
P-Z
GEO. L. SHUMAN & CO. CHICAGO Copyright, 1903 JOHN R SHUMAN

COMMITTEE OF SELECTION
EDWARD EVERETT HALE, Author of "The Man Without a Country."
JOHN B. GORDON, Former United States Senator.
NATHAN HASKELL DOLE, Associate Editor "International Library of Famous Literature."
JAMES B. POND, Manager Lecture Bureau; Author of "Eccentricities of Genius."
GEORGE McLEAN HARPER, Professor of English Literature, Princeton University.
LORENZO SEARS, Professor of English Literature, Brown University.
EDWIN M. BACON, Former Editor "Boston Advertiser" and "Boston Post."
J. WALKER McSPADDEN, Managing Editor "dition Royale" of Balzac's Works.
F. CUNLIFFE OWEN, Member Editorial Staff "New York Tribune."
TRUMAN A. DEWEESE, Member Editorial Staff "Chicago Times-Herald."
CHAMP CLARK, Member of Congress from Missouri.
MARCUS BENJAMIN, Editor, National Museum, Washington, D. C.
CLARK HOWELL, Editor "Atlanta Constitution."
INTRODUCTIONS AND SPECIAL ARTICLES BY
THOMAS B. REED, LORENZO SEARS, CHAMP CLARK, HAMILTON WRIGHT MABIE, JONATHAN P. DOLLIVER, EDWARD EVERETT HALE, ALBERT ELLERY BERGH.
NOTE.--A large number of the most distinguished speakers of this country and Great Britain have selected their own best speeches for this Library. These speakers include Whitelaw Reid, William Jennings Bryan, Henry van Dyke, Henry M. Stanley, Newell Dwight Hillis, Joseph Jefferson, Sir Henry Irving, Arthur T. Hadley, John D. Long, David Starr Jordan, and many others of equal note.

CONTENTS
VOLUME III
PAGE PAGE, THOMAS NELSON The Torch of Civilization 861
PALMER, GEORGE M. The Lawyer in Politics 872
PALMERSTON, LORD (HENRY JOHN TEMPLE) Illusions Created by Art 876
PAXTON, JOHN R. A Scotch-Irishman's Views of the Puritan 880
PHELPS, EDWARD JOHN Farewell Address 887
PINERO, ARTHUR WING The Drama 892
PORTER, HORACE Men of Many Inventions 897 How to Avoid the Subject 904 A Trip Abroad with Depew 908 Woman 913 Friendliness of the French 919 The Citizen Soldier 924 The Many-Sided Puritan 928 Abraham Lincoln 931 Sires and Sons 935 The Assimilated Dutchman 939 Tribute to General Grant 944
PORTER, NOAH Teachings of Science and Religion 950
POTTER, HENRY CODMAN The Church 955
PRYOR, ROGER ATKINSON Virginia's Part in American History 959
QUINCY, JOSIAH Welcome to Dickens 964
RAYMOND, ANDREW V. V. The Dutch as Enemies 970
READ, OPIE P. Modern Fiction 976
REID, WHITELAW The Press--Right or Wrong 979 Gladstone, England's Greatest Leader 981
ROBBINS, W. L. The Pulpit and the Bar 985
ROCHE, JAMES JEFFREY The Press 988
ROOSA, D. B. ST. JOHN The Salt of the Earth 992
ROOSEVELT, THEODORE The Hollander as an American 998 True Americanism and Expansion 1002
ROSEBERY, LORD (ARCHIBALD PHILIP PRIMROSE) Portrait and Landscape Painting 1008
SALA, GEORGE AUGUSTUS Friend and Foe 1014
SALISBURY, LORD (ROBERT ARTHUR TALBOT GASCOYNE-CECIL) Kitchener in Africa 1018
SAMPSON, WILLIAM THOMAS Victory in Superior Numbers 1023
SCHENCK, NOAH HUNT Truth and Trade 1026
SCHLEY, WINFIELD SCOTT The Navy in Peace and in War 1031
SCHLIEMANN, HEINRICH The Beginnings of Art 1034
SCHURZ, CARL The Old World and the New 1036
SEWARD, WILLIAM H. A Pious Pilgrimage 1042
SHERMAN, WILLIAM TECUMSEH The Army and Navy 1046 A Reminiscence of the War 1051
SMITH, BALLARD The Press of the South 1057
SMITH, CHARLES EMORY Ireland's Struggles 1059 The President's Prelude 1062
SPENCER, HERBERT The Gospel of Relaxation 1067
STANLEY, ARTHUR PENRHYN America Visited 1073
STANLEY, HENRY MORTON Through the Dark Continent 1077
STEDMAN, EDMUND CLARENCE Tribute to Richard Henry Stoddard 1085
STEPHEN, LESLIE The Critic 1091
STORRS, RICHARD SALTER The Victory at Yorktown 1094
STRYKER, WILLIAM SCUDDER Dutch Heroes of the New World 1104
SULLIVAN, SIR ARTHUR Music 1108
SUMNER, CHARLES Intercourse with China 1110 The Qualities that Win 1115
TALMAGE, THOMAS DEWITT Behold the American! 1122 What I Know about the Dutch 1128
TAYLOR, BAYARD Tribute to Goethe 1136
THOMPSON, SLASON The Ethics of the Press 1139
TILTON, THEODORE Woman 1142
TWICHELL, JOSEPH HOPKINS Yankee Notions 1147 The Soldier Stamp 1153
TYNDALL, JOHN Art and Science 1160
VAN DE WATER, GEORGE ROE Dutch Traits 1162
VERDERY, MARION J. The South in Wall Street 1168
WALES, PRINCE OF (ALBERT EDWARD) The Colonies 1175
WALLACE, HUGH C. The Southerner in the West 1178
WARD, SAMUEL BALDWIN The Medical Profession 1182
WARNER, CHARLES DUDLEY The Rise of "The Atlantic" 1186
WATTERSON, HENRY Our Wives 1189 The Puritan, and the Cavalier 1191
WAYLAND, HEMAN LINCOLN The Force of Ideas 1197 Causes of Unpopularity 1201
WEBSTER, DANIEL The Constitution and the Union 1210
WHEELER, JOSEPH The American Soldier 1220
WHIPPLE, EDWIN PERCY China
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