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A GOOD LIBRARY




Great Authors--Classification--The World's Best Books.

Besides the works mentioned everyone should endeavor to have the following:

Plutarch's Lives, Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, Chaucer, Imitation
of Christ (Thomas a Kempis), Holy Living and Holy Dying (Jeremy Taylor),
Pilgrim's Progress, Macaulay's Essays, Bacon's Essays, Addis on s Essays,
Essays of Elia (Charles Lamb), Les Miserables (Hugo), Heroes and Hero
Worship (Carlyle), Pal-grave's Golden Treasury, Wordsworth, Vicar of
Wake field, Adam Bede (George Eliot), Vanity Fair (Thackeray),
Ivanhoe (Scott), On the Heights (Auerbach), Eugenie Grandet (Balzac),
Scarlet Letter (Hawthorne), Emerson's Essays, Boswell's Life of
Johnson, History of the English People (Green), Outlines of Universal
History, Origin of Species, Montaigne's Essays, Longfellow, Tennyson,
Browning, Whittier, Ruskin, Herbert Spencer.

A good encyclopoedia is very desirable and a reliable dictionary
indispensable.





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