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CROWN JEWELS

OR

GEMS OF LITERATURE

ART AND MUSIC

BEING

CHOICE SELECTIONS FROM THE WRITINGS AND MUSICAL PRODUCTIONS OF THE MOST CELEBRATED CTHORS.

FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES:

COMPRISING

GEMS FOR THE HOME CIRCLE; NARRATIVES, BALLADS, SONGS; POEMS OF FRIEND-
SHIP AND LOVE; BRILLIANT DESCRIPTIONS OF THE BEAUTIES OF NATURE
AND RURAL LIFE; LYRICS OF HEROISM, ADVENTURE AND PATRIOTISN;
JEWELS OF SENTIMENT; CHOICE SELECTIONS FROM RELIGIOUS
LITERATURE, SORROW AND ADVERSITY, CHILDHOOD
AND YOUTH; DESCRIPTIONS OF PERSONS, PLACES
AND HISTORIC EVENTS; MASTERPIECES OF
DRAMATIC LITERATURE; POETICAL

ROMANCE; WIT, HUMOR, ETC.

INCLUDING A BIOGRAPHY OF THE AUTHORS.

THE WHOLE FORMING

a Vast Treasury of the Gems of Poetry, Prose and Song.

COMPILED BY

HENRY DAVENPORT NORTHROP, D. D.,

AUTHOR OF

"MARVELOUS WONDERS OF THE WHOLE WORLD," “EARTH, SEA AND SKY,” ETC., ETC.

EMBELLISHED WITH NUMEROUS SUPERB STEEL-PLATE ENGRAVINGS.

BOSTON, MASS.:

16

J. S. ROUND ,

24 BROMFIELD STREET.

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