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Pieces People Ask For Serious, Humorous, Pathetic, Patriotic, and Dramatic Selections in Prose and Poetry for Reading and Recitations

Pieces People Ask For
Serious, Humorous, Pathetic, Patriotic, and Dramatic Selections in Prose and Poetry for Reading and Recitations
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Title: Pieces People Ask For Serious, Humorous, Pathetic, Patriotic, and Dramatic Selections in Prose and Poetry for Reading and Recitations
Release Date: 2018-04-21
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Copyright Status: Public domain in the USA.
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Pieces People Ask For

SERIOUS, HUMOROUS, PATHETIC, PATRIOTIC,
AND DRAMATIC SELECTIONS IN
PROSE AND POETRY

FOR

READINGS AND RECITATIONS

EDITED BY
GEORGE M. BAKER


BOSTON

WALTER H. BAKER & CO.

1909


Pieces People Ask For


Copyright, 1885, by George M. Baker
(Reading Club, No. 16.)

Copyright, 1886, by George M. Baker
(Reading Club, No. 17.)

Copyright, 1908, by Walter H. Baker & Co.

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Contents

PART I
“Bay Billy” Frank H. Gassaway 98
Because Boston Transcript 33
The Book Canvasser   78
Casabianca (Colored)   43
A Centre-board Yacht-race George A. Stockwell 67
The Christening E. T. Corbett 37
The Coming Wave Oliver Optic 82
Counting Eggs Texas Siftings 64
Cut, Cut Behind Charles Follen Adams 45
The Deacon’s Ride Mary C. Huntington 59
The Death of D’Assas Mary E. Vandyne 24
Decoration Day Mary Bassett Hussey 54
The Driver of Ninety-three Sarah K. Bolton  8
The Engineer’s Story Eugene J. Hall 81
The Fall Thomas Hood 66
Filling His Place Maria L. Eve 40
The Flag James Jeffrey Roche 32
The Heritage James Russell Lowell 42
Hiring Help Mrs. S. E. Dawes 102
The House in the Meadow Louise Chandler Moulton 15
How the Ransom was Paid W. R. Rose 10
Jem’s Last Ride Mary A. P. Stansbury 88
The Labor Question Wendell Phillips 29
The Light from Over the Range    5
A Little Peach   17
A Lost Child Anna F. Burnham 86
Love and Philosophy Geo. Runde Jackson 30 [Pg 4]
Malaria   74
Mary’s Lamb on a New Principle   44
The Man with the Musket H. S. Taylor 27
Metamora to the Council    9
Missing   53
The Mississippi Miracle Irwin Russell 70
Mr. Pickwick’s Romantic Adventure    
  with a Middle-aged Lady in    
   Yellow Curl-Papers Dickens 18
Over the Crossin’ Springfield Republican 92
Puzzled   76
The Rajah’s Clock Theron Brown 57
Re-enlisted Lucy Larcom 11
Scene from “Ion” Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd 46
She Stood on the Stair Puck 13
The Silver Bell Mrs. Julia D. Pratt 63
Somehow or Other   94
The Story of Sir Arnulph Gerald Massey 85
Taters W. O. Eaton 96
Together on the Stairs Andrew G. Tubbs 35
A Tough Customer William L. Keese 28
“An Unknown Man, Respectably Dressed” Helen Jackson 97
The Village Choir Audre’s Journal 39
Wendell Phillips John Boyle O’Reilly 72
When Greek met Greek   56
When McGue puts the Baby to Sleep   87

PART II [Pg 5]
After “Taps” Horace B. Sargent 78
At Arlington James R. Randall 15
At the Rising of the Moon Leo Casey 12
Aunt Parson’s Story Presbyterian Journal 48
Aunt Sophronia Tabor at the Opera   36
Biddy’s Philosophy R. H. Stoddard 102
The Bravest Boy in Town Emma H. Nason,  
      in Wide Awake 23
Brer Rabbit and the Butter Harris 26
Cicely and the Bears
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