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NARRATIVE THEMES.
109–112. The Narrative Theme, its purpose and kinds,

113. Rules for Narration,
114. Directions for Scheme-making,
115. (1.) Incidental Themes_Model Scheme, « Paper-

making,"
116. (2.) Biographical Themes--Model Scheme, « Frederic

the Great,”
117. (3.) Historical Themes-Model Scheme,“ The Mas-

sacre of Glencoe,"

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CHAPTER II.

DESCRIPTIVE THEMES.

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118, 119. The Descriptive Theme, its purpose and kinds,
120. (1.) Individual Objects —Model Scheme, “ The Tower

of London,"
121. (2.) Class Objects —Model Scheme, « The Camera

Obscura,
122. (3.) Abstract Subjects—Model Scheme, “ Division of

Labour,"

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CHAPTER III.

REFLECTIVE THEMES.
123, The Reflective Theme, its purpose and kinds,
124, Model Scheme, “ Magna Charta,"

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CHAPTER IV.

DISCURSIVE THEMES, OR ESSAYS. 125, The Theme and the Essay,

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CHAPTER V.

ARGUMENTATIVE THEMES. 126–128. The Argumentative Theme, its purpose and parts

129. Introduction,

130. Proposition, 131, 132. Proof,

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133. Classification of Arguments,
134. Value of different Arguments,
135. Order of Introducing Arguments,
136. Refutation of Objections,
137. Exhortation,
138. Recapitulation,
139. These parts restated,
140. Model Scheme, “The Argument from Miracles,”

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BOOK II.-COMPOSITION IN VERSE.

CHAPTER I.

PRELIMINARY DEFINITIONS AND PROCESSES.
141. Use of Versification,
142. Rhythm,
143. Measures, or Feet,
144. Accent and Interval,
145. Simple and Complex Feet,
146. Pure and Mixed Verses,
147. Defective and Excessive Verses,
148. Verses of different lengths,
149. Composition of Feet,
150. Rhyme, Perfect, and its Laws,
151. Contraction and Expansion of Words,
152. Allowable Rhymes,
153. Couplet, Triplet, Stanza, &c.
154. Blank Verse,

155. The Pause,
156, 157. Two kinds of Measure, Regular and Irregular,

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CHAPTER II.

REGULAR MEASURE.

158–168. Simple Regular Measure,

159. Heroic Measure,
160. Elegiac Stanza,
161. Spenserian Stanza,

162. The Sonnet, 163–165: Romantic Measure,

166. Tennysonian Stanza, 167, 168. Ballad Stanza, &c., 169, 170. Complex Regular Measure,

171. Modes of Varying Regular Measure,

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CHAPTER III.

IRREGULAR MEASURE.

SEOTION

172–178. Simple Irregular Measure,

174. Its Character, 175, 176. Its Forms and Variableness,

177. Locksley Hall Measure,

178. Unrhymed Irregular Measure, 179, 180. Complex Irregular Measure, 180. Modes of Varying Irregular Measure,

Note on English Hexameters,

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CHAPTER IV.

NARRATIVE IN VERSE, &c.
181, 182. Tales and Fables,
182. Example, " Death of De Boune,"

Horatius,"
183. Scriptural Subjects—Example, “ Blind Bartimeus,"
184. With Reflection-Example, " Wisdom,"
185. Fables in Verse-Example, “ The Sheep-Dog and the

Wolf,

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I. CORRECTION OF THE PRESS.

Explanation of Marks and Signs,
Example,

: : II. BOOKS OF REFERENCE.

Ancient History, Biography, Mythology, &c.,
Modern History, Biography, Adventures, &c.,

Miscellaneous,
III. EXPLANATION OF TERMS,

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