The Hundred Best English Essays

The Hundred Best English Essays

Book - 1929
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Publisher: London : Cassell, 1929
Branch Call Number: 824.08/BIR
Additional Contributors: Latimer, Hugh 1485-1555
Raleigh, Walter Sir,1552-1618
Bacon, Francis 1561-1626
Jonson, Ben 1573?-1637
Overbury, Thomas Sir,1581-1613
Walton, Izaak 1593-1683
Earle, John 1600?-1665
Feltham, Owen 1602-1668
Browne, Thomas Sir,1605-1682
Fuller, Thomas 1608-1661
Taylor, Jeremy Bp. of Down and Connors,1613-1667
Cowley, Abraham 1618-1667
Bunyan, John 1628-1688
Dryden, John 1631-1700
Pepys, Samuel 1633-1703
Newton, Isaac Sir,1642-1727
Defoe, Daniel 1661?-1731
Swift, Jonathan 1667-1745
Addison, Joseph 1672-1719
Steele, Richard Sir,1672-1729
Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of,1694-1773
Johnson, Samuel 1709-1784
Hume, David 1711-1776
White, Gilbert 1720-1793
Reynolds, Joshua Sir,1723-1792
Goldsmith, Oliver 1730?-1774
Burke, Edmund 1729-1797
Cowper, William 1731-1800
Gibbon, Edward 1737-1794
Boswell, James 1740-1795
Paley, William 1743-1805
Scott, Walter Sir,1771-1832
Smith, Sydney 1771-1845
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor 1772-1834
Lamb, Charles 1775-1834
Hazlitt, William 1778-1830
Hunt, Leigh 1784-1859
Lockhart, John Gibson 1794-1854
Carlyle, Thomas 1795-1881
Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron,1800-1859
Mill, John Stuart 1806-1873
Darwin, Charles 1809-1882
Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart) 1809-1898
Brown, John 1810-1882
Thackeray, William Makepeace 1811-1863
Dickens, Charles 1812-1870
Froude, James Anthony 1818-1894
Ruskin, John 1819-1900
Kingsley, Charles 1819-1875
Eliot, George 1819-1880
Spencer, Herbert 1820-1903
Patmore, Coventry 1823-1896
Jessopp, Augustus 1823-1914
Huxley, Thomas Henry 1825-1895
Stephen, Leslie Sir,1832-1904
Morris, William 1834-1896
Butler, Samuel 1835-1902
Morley, John 1838-1923
Dobson, Austin 1840-1921
Hudson, W. H. (William Henry), 1841-1922
Lang, Andrew 1844-1912
Jefferies, Richard 1848-1887
Gosse, Edmund William Sir,1849-1928
Stevenson, Robert Louis 1850-1894
Asquith, Herbert 1881-1947
Conrad, Joseph 1857-1924
Wilde, Oscar 1854-1900
Raleigh, Walter Alexander Sir,1861-1922
Clutton-Brock, Arthur 1868-1924
Kettle, Thomas Michael 1880-1916
Saintsbury, George Edward Bateman 1845-1933
Balfour Arthur 1848-
Haldane Viscount,1856-1928
Mackail, John William 1859-
Inge, William Ralph 1860-1954
Santayana, George 1863-1952
Yeats, William Butler 1865-1939
Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
Bennett, Enoch Arnold 1867-
Street, George Slythe 1867-
Garvin, James Louis 1868-
Lucas, Edward Verrall 1868-1938
Newman, Ernest 1868-1959
Belloc, Hilaire 1870-1953
Beerbohm, Max Sir,1872-1956
Sampson, George 1873-1950
Churchill, Winston Sir,1874-1965
Chesterton, G. K. (Gilbert Keith), 1874-1936
MacCarthy, Desmond Sir,1878-1952
Lynd, Robert 1879-1949
Strachey, Lytton 1880-1932
Squire, John Collings Sir,1884-1958
Guedalla, Philip 1889-1944
Cardus, Neville Sir,1889-1975
Whibley, Charles
Barron, Oswald "The Londoner"
Alternative Title: Decay of the yeomanry / Hugh Latimer
A report of the truth of the fight betwixt the Revenge, one of her majesties shippes and an armada of the King of Spaine / Sir Walter Raleigh
Of gardens / Francis Bacon
On style / Ben Jonson
A fair and happy milkmaid / Thomas Overbury
The compleat angler / Izaak Walton
A childe / John Earle
Of women / Owen Feltham
Of providence and fortune / Thomas Browne
The good yeoman / Thomas Fuller
Care of our time / Jeremy Taylor
Of myself / Abraham Cowley
Bell-ringing and dancing. The poor women of Bedford and the Ranters / John Bunyan
Shakespeare, Beaumont and Fletcher, and Ben Jonson / John Dryden
Epsom again / Samuel Pepys
Of the creation of matter / Isaac Newton
The storm / Daniel Defoe
On sleeping in church / Jonathan Swift
Meditations in Westminster Abbey / Joseph Addison
The club / Richard Stelle
Affectation / Lord Chesterfield
The advantages of living in a garret / Samuel Johnson
The stoic ; or the Man of action and virtue / David Hume
Letter XXXV / Gilbert White
Discourse XV / Joshua Reynolds
Happiness / Oliver Goldsmith
On the loss of his son / Edmund Burke
The kissing candidate / William Cowper
Last years / Edward Gibbon
Of property / William Paley
Sterne / Sir Walter Scott
Scotland in 1798 / Sydney Smith
Recapitulation and summary of the characteristics of Shakespeare's dramas / Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Dream-children : a reverie / Charles Lamb
My first acquaintance with poets / William Hazlitt
George IV / Brougham Henry
The world of books / Leigh Hunt
Scott's den / John Gibson Lockhart
The diamond necklace / Thomas Carlyle
Pitt / Macaulay Thomas
The true gentleman defined / John Henry
Thoughts on poetry and its varieties / John Stuart Mill
Recapitulation and conclusion of "The origin of species" / Charles Robert Darwin
Macaulay / William Ewart Galdstone
A Jacobite family / John Brown
De Finibus / William M. Thackeray
Night walks / Charles Dickens
The Book of Job / James Anthony Froude
The crown of wild olives [preface] / John Ruskin
My winter-garden / Charles Kingsley
The mail coach / George Eliot
Manners and fashion / Herbert Spencer
The weaker vessel / Coventry Patmore
The coming of the friars / Augustus Jessopp
On science and art in relation to education / Thomas Henry Huxley
Carlyle's ethics / Leslie Stephen
The story of the unknown church / William Morris
On knowing what gives us pleasure / Samuel Butler
Mr. Swinburne's new poems / John Morley
The journal to Stella / Henry Austin Dobson
A wood wren at wells / William Henry Hudson
To Alexandre Dumas / Andrew Lang
Wild flowers / Richard Jefferies
Swinburne / Edmund Gosse
The lantern bearers / Robert Louis Stevenson
Alfred Lyttelton / Henry Asquith
Turgenev / Joseph Conrad
The soul of man under socialism / Oscar Wilde
The origin of romance / Sir Walter Raleigh
Sunday before the war / Arthur Clutton-Brock
On saying good-bye / Thomas Michael Kettle
Cromwell / The Earl of Rosebery
Carlyle / George Saintsbury
Science, religion and reality / Arthur Balfour
George Borrow / Augustine Birrell
The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council / Viscount Haldane
What is the good of Greek? / John William MacKail
St. Paul / William Ralph Inge
The British character / George Santayana
Poetry and tradition / William Butler Yeats
Psycho-analysis of Karl Marx / Herbert George Wells
The writing of novels / Enoch Arnold Bennett
The late Mr. Alfred Chudder / George Slythe Street
Byron / James Louis Garvin
On the borders of Paris / Edward Verrall Lucas
The kingdom and nationality / Hugh Cecil
The mowing of a field / Hilaire Belloc
Hosts and guests / Max Beerbohm
Bach and Shakepeare / George Sampson
Painting as a pastime / Winston Spencer Churchill
A piece of chalk / Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Bohemia / Desmond MacCarthy
Fear / Robert Lynd
Madame du Deffand / Giles Lytton Strachey
Fame after death / John Collings Squire
Fez / Philip Guedalla
Cricket fields and cricketers / Neville Cardus
Sir Thomas Overbury's "characters" / Charles Whibley
Deliverance / Oswald Barron


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