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A VERY FIXE SELECTION OF THE

MOST ADMIRABLE PIECES,

SUITED FOR ORATORICAL EXHIBITIONS IN THE HIGHER

CLASSES OF ACADEMIES, COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES,

PARLOR ENTERTAINMENTS.

NEW YORK:
ROBERT M. DE WITT, PUBLISHER,

33 ROSE STREET, (BETWEEN DUANE AND FRANKFORT STB.)

1876.

Co.'yright, 1876, by ROBERT M. De Witt.

FOR

DE WITT'S SELECTIONS Amateur and Parlor

THEATRICALS.

BEING A Collection of Dramas, Comedies, Farces, Striking Dramatic Scenes and Dialogues, carefully selected from the most popular Plays as being particularly adapted for

presentation by Amateurs, and for Parlor and Drawing-Room Entertainments. Together with Practical Hints for the arrangement of Scenery

and Stage Effects. Five Volumes.-- Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. Each number, complete in itself, can be had separately. Price 23 Cents.

Contents of No. 1.
BEAUTIFUL FOREVER,

A HUSBAND IN PERPLEXITY.
A CUP OF TEA,

THE BUCCANEER,
OUR DOMESTICS,

Two GAY DECEIVERS,
AN INQUISITIVE NEIGHBOR, DRAWING THE LONG Bow,
A NOBLE VAGABOND.

EXTREMES MEET,
A BASIFUL LOVER,

LIKE MASTER LIKE Max.
A PERSISTENT INTRUDER,

IN THE TIGER'S DEN,
THE MINISTER OF POLICE, NOB AND SNOB,
A SILENT WOMAN,

CASH AGAINST BRAINS,
DR. FAUSTUS,

A ROLAND FOR AN OLIVER,
ANITTING FOR A CHANGE.. A SLIGHT MISTAKE.
DAVID GARRICK,

The above pieces-all first class, without exceptioll-are in No. 1 of Do Witt's Selections. Each ot Nos. 2, 3, 4, aud 5 of the series contains as great a number and as fine an assortment of pieces. The whole five numbers will give the buyer a fine Library of the best Dramatic Literature.

A Copies of either of the above books seni, post-paid, to any address in the world on receipt of price. Address

DE WITT, Publisher,

33 Rose Street, New York,

CONTENTS

or

Name

Aathor.

Paso.

America's Contributions to the World..........GULIAN C. VERPLANCK. 15

A Word with You.......

..........ANON................... 140

Ass and the Violinist, The. ..........JOHN G. SAXE...........

An I Kept Secret............ .........SUBAN COOLIGE.........

... 187

Ann's Answer.......

192

Be Patient............................

..........R. C. TRENCH.........

Bells, The........

. EDGAR A. Poe...........

Bumblebees' Party, The........................H. G. W.................

Blue and the Gray, The.............. ..........F. M. FINCH............

Bunker HiH Ode.............. ........... GEORGE SENNOT .......

Burial of the Dane, The .......... ......HENRY HOWARD BROWNELL

Bob Cratehet's Christmas Dinner. .............. DICKENS................

Ballad of the Oysterman........................0. W. HOLMES..........

Briefless Barrister, The.........................J. G. SAXE..............

Ballad of Bedlam, A............................PUNCE.................

VaR

.......... 108

Bewitched Terrier, The ........................R. H. NEWELL..........

... 117

Biddy's Philosophy.............................R. H. STODDARD........

Bachelors and Flirts............................Josh BILLINGS.........

Big Geniuses ...................................Josh BILLINGS.........

... 187

Beautiful Ballad of Washkawee, The...................... ...........

.. 157

Ballad of a Butcher, The............

.... 161

Bitumen ............

..................................

. 162

Cob Honse, A..........

.......... KATE PUTNAM OSGOOD.
Chambered Nautilus, The.......... ..........0. W. HOLMES..........
Cavalry Song.... .............................E. C. STEDMAN..........
Centennial Roses...............................M. B. C. SLADE........
Child and the Sunshine........... .......... GEORGE COOPER.......
Centennial

.......... WHITTIER .............
Cockney, The..

..........J. G. SAXE.............
Chickens .................

........... ROBE TERRY COOKE.....

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Name.

Author:

Page.

Catalectic Monody, A........

..CRUICKSHANK........... 119

Canni Ballad, A..........

...........CINCINNATI COMMERCIAL 142

Church Bells..............

.............. GEORGE COOPER.........

Curfew Must Not Ring To-night........................................, 185

Disappointment, The........... ...............G. P. MORRIS............ 113

Dream of a Spelling Bee......... ............. PUNCH................ .. 161

Deck Hand and the Mule, The .............

... 166

Der Shoemaker's Boy..........
Execution or Montrose, The....................AYTOUN............
Fate of Virginia, The..........................MACAULAY..............
Fate of a Face Maker, The..................... MARGARET VANDEGRIFT
Female Pleasantries.......................... .MRE. KIDDER..........
Faithless Sally Brown........................ .HOOD....................
Gold-Locks' Dream.....

FRANCIS E. RALEIGH, ...
Golden Hair....................................ROYALE...............
Grandpa's Soliloquy .........................

..............
Heavenly Secret, The........................... GEORGE COOPER........
Hannibal to His Army..........................LIVY.................
Hamlet's Soliloquy on Death.................... SHAKESPEARE..........
How They Brought the Good News from Ghent
to Aix..............

.............. ROBERT BROWNING.. . 59

Hans Breitman's Party .................... ....C. G. LELAND...........

Height of the Ridiculous.......................0, W. HOLMES..........

Half Way Doin's...............................IRWIN RUSSELL......... 173

How to Get Rich.........

...........W. D. MORANGE........ 122

How the Old Horse Won the Bet.... ..........0. W. HOLMES..........

Idiot Boy, The ......... ...............ANON..................

"Intra, Mintra, Cutra, C

in "......................................

Incident of the French Camp...................ROBERT BROWNING.....
In the Old Church Tower....................... T. B. ALDRICH.
Jim's Journey..................................GEORGE COOPER ...... • 65
Josh Billings on Laughing ........................

.142
Josh Billings on Courting..................................

. 144
Katydid....................................

..........................0. W. HOLMES........
Killed at the Ford..

.................. LONGFELLOW..........
Knock at the Door, The........................ANON...................

.. 116
................................ANNA LETETIA BARBAULD 27

Life............................................BARRY CORNWALL....... 61

Love Song ..........

............. 184

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