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


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