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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 “Eccen-

tricities of Genius.'
GEORGE MCLEAN HARPER, Professor of English Literature,

Princeton University.
LORENZO Sears, Professor of English Literature, Brown Uni-

versity.
EDWIN M. Bacon, Former Editor Boston Advertiser” and

Boston Post.”
J. WALKER McSPADDEN, Managing Editor “Édition 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, HAMILTON WRIGHT MABIE,
LORENZO SEARS,

JONATHAN P. DOLLIVER,
CHAMP CLARK,

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 IX

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MABIE, HAMILTON WRIGHT

Poe's Place in American Literature MACAULAY, LORD

A Survey of Four Centuries McKINLEY, WILLIAM

Characteristics of Washington

American Patriotism . MANNING, HENRY EDWARD, CARDINAL

Persecution of the Jews
MATTHEWS, BRANDER

American Literature.
MITCHELL, DONALD GRANT (“IK MARVEL”)

Irving as Author and Man
MOORE, CHARLES WHITLOCK

Universal Fraternity of Masonry MORRIS, GOUVERNEUR

Oration over Alexander Hamilton MORRIS, WILLIAM

Art and the Beauty of the Earth NEWMAN, JOHN HENRY, CARDINAL

Knowledge Viewed in Relation to Learning OLNEY, RICHARD

John Marshall PATER, WALTER

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