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THE RISE OF MODERN DEMOCRACY

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Of Slavery....

The Lot of Poverty.

Of War....

Of Tyranny.

My Country

The Reality of Humble Life, George Crabbe.

Democratic Ideals in the Poetry of Robert Burns

The Cotter's Saturday Night .

A Winter Night.....

A Man's a Man for A' That..

The Twa Dogs..

To a Mouse.

Macpherson's Farewell.

A Dream.

The Tree of Liberty.

The American War..

Scots Wha Hae .

A Vision....

The Dumfries Volunteers.

The Toast......

Address to the Deil..

The Sincerity of Burns, Thomas Carlyle.

2. THE STRUGGLE AGAINST TYRANNY IN ENGLAND AND AMERICA

The Character of Pitt, John Richard Green .

Cabinet Government under George III, "Junius.

An Address to the King, "Junius.

An Imperial Britain, Edmund Burke.

On Conciliating the Colonies, Edmund Burke.

On the Affairs of America, Edmund Burke.

Concord Hymn, Ralph Waldo Emerson .

Lexington, John Greenleaf Whittier .

Liberty or Death, Patrick Henry..

Washington Anticipates the Declaration, George Washington.

From the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson..

Times That Try Men's Souls, Thomas Paine.

On the American Revolution, William Cowper.

The Destiny of England and America, John Richard Green .

England and America in 1782, Alfred Tennyson.

3. THE UPHEAVAL IN FRANCE

Storm and Victory, Thomas Carlyle....

The Death-Birth of a World, Thomas Carlyle.

The Storm, Matthew Arnold.....

4. THE THEORY OF POLITICAL JUSTICE

Burke, William Wordsworth...

The Character of Burke, John Morley...

"A Liberty Connected with Order," Edmund Burke.

Of the Nature of Liberty......

The Nature of the British Constitution.

Of the Rights of Men....

Of Chivalry......

Of Free Government.

The Rights of Man, Thomas Paine.

Government Is for the Living.

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III. THE FAILURE OF REVOLUTION: SOLUTIONS OF THE SPIRITUAL PROBLEMS-

1. THE RETURN TO NATURE

The Poet, William Wordsworth....

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The Poet's Mission, William Wordsworth.

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The Divine Life in Man and Nature, William Wordsworth..

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Expostulation and Reply....

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Tintern Abbey.....

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Ode: Intimations of Immortality

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The World Is Too Much with Us.

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Toussaint L'Ouverture..

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Peele Castle.....

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Ode to Duty.

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The Mountain Echo..

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To a Skylark..

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Laodamia..

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Character of the Happy Warrior..

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On Universal Education (The Excursion).

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Propaganda and Poetry, Samuel Taylor Coleridge..

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Christabel, Samuel Taylor Coleridge....

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Dejection: An Ode, Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

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2. THE FREE PERSONALITY

Selections from the Poetry of Lord Byron..

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Prometheus.....

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Sonnet on Chillon.

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Solitude (Childe Harold).....

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The Onward March of Freedom (Childe Harold).

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The Ocean (Childe Harold). ....

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The Renegade Poets (Don Juan).

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The Isles of Greece (Don Juan).

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The Vision of Judgment (Selection).

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3. A VISION OF PERFECTION

Poems by Percy Bysshe Shelley ..

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Hymn to Intellectual Beauty.

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Ode to the West Wind....

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England in 1819. ....

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The Power of Man (Prometheus Unbound).

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A Vision of the Future (Prometheus Unbound).

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The Day! (Prometheus Unbound)...

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The World's Great Age Begins Anew (Hellas)..

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Adonais. ...

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A Dirge.

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4. THE IMMORTALITY OF BEAUTY

The Poetry of John Keats.....

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Beauty (Endymion)..

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Le Belle Dame Sans Merci.

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Ode To a Nightingale.

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Ode on a Grecian Urn..

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On Chapman's Homer.

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When I Have Fears.

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