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C.D. Warner, et al., comp. The Library of the World’s Best Literature.
An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

General Index

Brute to Coriolanus

Brute, The (Poem), Moody
Bryant, William Cullen, G. P. Lathrop
Bryce, James, viscount
Bubble, The (Poem), Allingham
Buccaneer, The (Poem), R. H. Dana, Sr.
Buckland, Francis Trevelyan
Buckle, Henry Thomas
Buddha, Conversation of the Herdsman Dhaniya and (Dhammapada)
The Death of
— — Pure Sacrifice of (Poem), Edwin Arnold
— — Youth of (Poem), Edwin Arnold
Buffon, George Louis le Clerc, Spencer Trotter
Builders, The (Poem), Very
and Other Poems, The (Poems), van Dyke
Building of the Ship, The (Poem), Longfellow
Bulgarian Literature.
    Botev, Christo
    Vazov, Ivan
Bulls, The (Poem), Leconte de Lisle
Bulwer-Lytton, Lord Edward, Julian Hawthorne
Bunner, Henry Cuyler
Bunyan, John, E. P. Parker
Buoy-Bell, The (Poem), Turner
Burden of the Desert, The (Poem), Simms
Bürger, Gottfried August
Burgraves, Les, Hugo
Burial March of Dundee, The (Poem), W. E. Aytoun
of the Guns, The, Page
Burke, Edmund, E. L. Godkin
Burnett, Frances Hodgson
Burney, Frances (Madame D’Arblay)
Burning Hayricks, The, Verhaeren
Burns, Robert, R. H. Stoddard
Robert (Poem), Halleck
— (Poem), Whittier
The Tomb of (Poem), Watson
Burnt Ships (Poem), Jackson
Burr and Blennerhassett, Wirt (Argument in the Trial of Aaron Burr)
Burroughs, John
Burton, Sir Richard F.
Bushnell, Horace, T. T. Munger
Bustamante, Carlos María de
Busybodies, Plautus
But Yet a Woman, A. S. Hardy
Butler, Bishop, Bagehot
Samuel (1612–1680)
— — (1835–1902), J. B. Fletcher
Butterneggs, Slosson
Byron, Lord, C. D. Warner
Mazzini (Giovine Italia)
Çà et Là, Veuillot
Cabal and Love, Schiller
Caballero, Fernán (Cecilia Böhl de Faber)
Cabinet Government, Conditions of, Bagehot (The English Constitution)
Cable, George W.
Cabotins, Pailleron
Cædmon’s Inspiration, Alfred the Great (Bede)
Caen, The Battle of, Froissart (Chronicles)
Cæsar, Caius Julius
— — — The Character of, Mommsen (History of Rome)
and Cleopatra, Shaw
Café, Le, Banville
The, Goldoni
Caillou et Tili, Mille
Caine, Thomas Henry Hall
Çakuntalā, Kālidāsa
Calais Spire, Ruskin (Modern Painters)
Calderón, Fernando
Calderón, Pedro, M. F. Egan
y su Teatro, Menéndez y Pelayo
Calendau (Poem), Mistral
Calhoun, John Caldwell, W. P. Trent
Caligula’s Madness, Suetonius
Caliph Omar bin Abd al-Aziz and the Poets, Anon.
Call Me Not Dead (Poem), Gilder
of the Wild, The, London
to Joy (Poem), Hölty
Caller Herrin’ (Poem), Nairne
Callista, Newman
Calverley, Charles Stuart
Calvin, John, A. C. McGiffert
Cammaerts, Émile, Erskine
Camões, Luís de, H. R. Lang
Campbell, Thomas
Campion, Thomas, Ernest Rhys
    Letter to Lord Kames, 1760, Franklin
    Wolfe on the Plains of Abraham, Bancroft (History of the United States)
Canadian Literature, see English Literature (Canadian Authors).
Candida, Shaw
Cannan, Gilbert
Canning, George
Canterbury Pilgrims, The, MacKaye
Tales (Poems), Chaucer
Canticle of the Creatures, see Canticle of the Sun.
— — — Shining Ones (Poem), Bruno
— — — Sun, The, Francis of Assisi
Cantigas (Poem), Alfonso X of Castile
Cantù, Cesare
Canzon of Life, The (Poem), Camões
Caprices of Marianne, The, Musset
Captain and the Mermaids, The (Poem), Gilbert
Reece (Poem), Gilbert
Captives, The, Plautus
Capus, Alfred
Caravan, The, Hauff
Card-Dealer, The (Poem), D. G. Rossetti
Carducci, Giosuè, Frank Sewall
Carew, Thomas
Carlyle, Thomas, Sir Leslie Stephen
— — Character Sketch (Letter) S. M. Fuller
— — On, Mazzini
Carmagnola, Francesco, Sismondi (A History of the Italian Republics)
The Count of, Manzoni
Carman, Bliss, C. G. D. Roberts
Carmen (Poem), Carmen Sylva
Carmosine, Musset
Carpenter, Edward, Dorothy Brewster
Carpio, Manuel
Carroll, Lewis (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson)
Carter and Hercules, The (Poem), Babrius
Carthusian Monk, The, Eötvös
Caryatids, The (Poems), Banville
Casanova, Giacomo
Casas, Bartolomé de las
Casina, Plautus
Cassandra (Poem), E. A. Robinson
The Vision of, Æschylus
Castellanos, Juan de
Castiglione, Baldassare
Castillo, Bernal Díaz del, see Díaz del Castillo, Bernal.
Casting Away of Mrs. Lecks and Mrs. Aleshine, The, Stockton
Castle by the Sea, The (Poem), Uhland
in Austria, The (Poem), Brentano
Rackrent, Edgeworth
Cat, the Weasel, and the Young Rabbit, The (Poem), La Fontaine
Çatapatha Brāhmanas
Catarina to Camoens (Poem), E. B. Browning
Cathédrale, La, Huysmans
Catholic Spirit, Wesley
Catholics, Of the Injustice of Disqualification of, Grattan
Catiline, Croly
Catiline’s Conspiracy, History of, Sallust
Cato the Censor
Cats, Jacob
Cattle of Indolence, The (Poem), Thomson
Catullus, J. W. Mackail
Caucasus (Poem), Pushkin
Caughnawaga (Poem), Fréchette
Causeries du Lundi, Sainte-Beuve
Cavaliers, The, Bagehot (Thomas Babington Macaulay)
Cavalry Song (Poem), Stedman
Cawein, Madison Julius, Joyce Kilmer
Ce Qui Dure (Poem), Sully Prudhomme
Cecilia, Burney
Cellini, Benvenuto
— — Birrell
Celtic Literature.
    Celtic Literature, William Sharp and Ernest Rhys
    Heroic and Legendary Literature of Brittany, The, William Sharp
    la Villemarqué, Hersart de
    Mabinogion, The, Rhys
    Malory, Sir Thomas and the “Morte D’Arthur,” Ernest Rhys
    Ossian and Ossianic Poetry, William Sharp and Ernest Rhys
Celtic Race, Persistence of the, Renan (La Poésie des Races Celtiques)
Cenci, The, Shelley
Centaur, The, Maurice de Guérin
Centennial Hymn (Hymn), Whittier
Cervantes, George Santayana
César Birotteau, Balzac
Ceylon, A Visit to, Haeckel
Chalk, On a Piece of, Huxley
Chambered Nautilus, The (Poem), Holmes
Chamisso, Adelbert von
Chance Acquaintance, A, Howells
Changed (Poem), Calverley
— (Poem), Longfellow
Changeling, The (Poem), Lowell
Channing, William Ellery
Chant-Royal (Poem), Bunner
Chantecler, Rostand
Chants du Paysan (Poems), Déroulède
Chapel, The (Poem), Uhland
Chapman, George
Chapters from Some Unwritten Memoirs, Ritchie
Character of Cydias, La Bruyère
Characteristics of the Present Age, The, Fichte
    Bach, Berlioz
    Brougham, Lord, Canning
    Buckingham, The Duke of (Poem), Dryden
    Cæsar, Julius, Mommsen
    Carlyle, Thomas, S. M. Fuller
    Cavaliers, The, Bagehot
    Charles II. of England, Macaulay
    Chatham, Earl of, Grattan
    Chevreuse, Madame de, Cousin
    Cortés, Díaz del Castillo
    Eldon, Lord, Bagehot
    Falkland, Lord, Clarendon
    Fontenelle, La Bruyère
    Franklin, Benjamin, Adams
    — — Bancroft
    Gluck, Berlioz
    Hannibal, Livy
    Hautefort, Madame de, Cousin
    Henry VIII., Froude
    Henry, Patrick, Wirt
    Ingres, Blanc
    Jackson, Andrew, Parton
    Jesuits, The, Macaulay
    Lamballe, Princess de, Dobson
    Lessing’s Estimate of Himself
    Macaulay, T. B., Sydney Smith
    Montmorency, M. le Constable, Brantôme
    More, Margaret, Thomas Fuller
    Newton, Isaac, Voltaire
    Palmerston, Lord, McCarthy
    Pascal, Cousin
    Puritan, The, Macaulay
    Rembrandt, Blanc
    Sand, George, S. M. Fuller
    Settle (Poem), Dryden
    Sévigné, Madame de, Boissier
    Shaftesbury, Lord, Dryden
    Siddons, Mrs., Sydney Smith
    Tiberius, Tacitus
    Walpole, Horace, du Deffand
    Webster, Daniel, Sydney Smith
Characters, La Bruyère
and Events of Roman History, Ferrero
Charge of the Light Brigade, The, Kinglake (Invasion of the Crimea)
— — — — — — (Poem), Tennyson
to Keep I Have, A (Hymn), Wesley
Charity of Sympathy, The, Mendès
Systematic, Lecky (History of European Morals)
Charles I., The Martyrdom of, Disraeli (Reign of Charles the First)
II. of England, Macaulay (Essay on Mackintosh’s “History”)
V. of Spain, Abdication of, Motley (Rise of the Dutch Republic)
XII., King of Sweden, History of, Voltaire
Duke of Burgundy, Commines (Memoirs)
— — — Byron, Tragedy of (Poem), Chapman
O’Malley, Lever
Charlotte Corday, Esquiros
Charmian (Poem), Taylor
Charpie, La (Poem), Sully Prudhomme
Chartreuse de Parme, Stendhal
Chateaubriand, François René Auguste
Chatham, On the Character of, Grattan
Chatrian, Alexandre, see Erckmann-Chatrian.
Chatterton, Thomas
Chaucer, Geoffrey, T. R. Lounsbury
— (Poem), Longfellow
Cheerfulness Taught by Reason (Poem), E. B. Browning
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovitch, Charles Johnston
Chemineau, Le, Richepin
Chénier, André, Katharine Hillard
Cherbuliez, Victor
Cherry Orchard, The, Chekhov
Cheskian Anthology (Poems), Bowring
Chesson, Nora Hopper
Chesterfield, Lord
Chesterton, Gilbert Keith, S. P. Sherman
Chevreuse, Madame de, Cousin
Chi Vuol Veder Quantunque Può Natura” (Poem), Petrarch
Chiare, Fresche e Dolci Acque” (Poem), Petrarch
Chiffonier, The (Poem), Story
Child of the Ball, The, Alarcón
Child-Songs (Poem), Whittier
Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage (Poem), Byron
Childe Maurice (Poem), Anon.
Childhood in Ancient Life, Mahaffy (Old Greek Education)
Children, Amiel (Journal)
Children of the Soil, Sienkiewicz
— — — World, Heyse
Children’s Party, A (The Old Wives’ Tale), Bennett
Child’s Future, A (Poem), Swinburne
Thought of God, A (Poem), E. B. Browning
Trick, A (Poem), Persius
China, The Literature of
Chips from a German Workshop, F. M. Müller
Chita: a Memory of Last Island, Hearn
Choate, Rufus, Albert Stickney
Choice of Books and Other Literary Pieces, The, Harrison
Choirs, The (Poem), Klopstock
Chopin, To an Impromptu of (Poem), D’Annunzio
Choral Song from the “Bacchæ” (Poem), Euripides
Christ, see Jesus Christ.
in the Garden (Poem), Keble
Christian Morals, Sir Thomas Browne
Religion, Institutes of the, Calvin
Year, The, Keble
Christianity, Abolishing of, in England, Swift
The Meaning of, Hegel (Philosophy of History)
Christians, Of the, Pliny the Younger (Letter)
Persecution of, Tacitus (Annals)
Christie Johnstone, Reade
Christmas at Sea (Poem), Stevenson
Carol, A (Poem), Wither
Hirelings, The, Braddon
Sermon, A, Stevenson
Christus: A Mystery (Poem), Longfellow
Chronicle, Anon.
of the Drum, The (Poem), Thackeray
Chronicles, Froissart
Chronomoros (Poem), Fitzgerald
Chrysostom, St. John
Church, The (Poem), de Vere
of Rome, The, Macaulay (Essay on Ranke’s “History of the Popes”)
Churchill, Winston, E. W. Burrill
Cicero, Marcus Tullius, W. C. Lawton
Cid, The, Corneille
— — C. S. Smith
— — (Poems)
Cinquante Ans (Poem), Béranger
Circe’s Charm (Poem), William Browne
Circles, Emerson
Cities of the Plain, The (Poem), Hugo
Citizen of the World, The, Goldsmith
Citizenship in a Republic, Roosevelt
City of Brass, The Story of the (The Arabian Nights)
— — Dreadful Night, The (Poem), Thomson
— — God, The, Augustine
Civilization, General History of, in Europe, Guizot
Claims of Childhood, Comenius
— — Long Descent, The (Poem), Menander
Clair de Lune (Poem), Verlaine
Clarendon, Edward Hyde, earl of
Clarke, Marcus, A. H.
Claudianus, Claudius
Claudius, Matthias
Clavijero, Francisco Xavier
Clay, Henry, J. R. Procter
— — Life of, Schurz
Clear Statement, A (Poem), Carroll
Cleghorn, Sarah M.
Cleon, Grote (History of Greece)
Cleopatra (Poem), Story
Antony and, Plutarch (Lives)
Clockmaker, The, Haliburton
Cloister and the Hearth, The, Reade
in the South, The, Björnson
Closing Scene, The (Poem), Read
Cloud, The (Poem), Lermontov
— — (Poem), Shelley
Confines, The (Poem), D. G. Rossetti
Messenger, Kālidāsa
Clouds, Aristophanes
Ruskin (Modern Painters)
Clough, Arthur Hugh, C. E. Norton
Cobbler and the Financier, The (Poem), La Fontaine
Cœur Simple, Un, Flaubert
Coffee-House, The, Macaulay (History of England)
Cold and Quiet (Poem), Ingelow
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, G. E. Woodberry
Colette Baudoche, Barrès
Coliseum, The (Poem), Byron
Collar, The (Poem), Herbert
Collegians, The, Griffin
Colline Inspirée, La, Barrès
Collins, William
— — Wilkie
Colloquies, Erasmus
Colman, George
Colonel Carter of Cartersville, F. H. Smith
Chabert, Le, Balzac
Jack, Defoe
Color Sense, The, Grant Allen
Colors of Flowers, The, Grant Allen
Colum, Padraic
Columcille Fecit (Poem)
Come Back (Poem), Clough
Come, Holy Spirit, Heavenly Dove (Hymn), Watts
Come into the Garden, Maud” (Poem), Tennyson
Come Lady (Poem), Guiraud Le Roux
Rest in this Bosom (Poem), Thomas Moore
Comédie humaine, Balzac
Comenius, Johann Amos, B. A. Hinsdale
Comic Poet’s Grievances, The, (Poem), Antiphanes
Coming (Poem), Brownell
of Cuculain, The
— — Spring, The (Poem), Zhukovsky
Commander Mendoza, Valera
Commentary on Psalm CI., Luther
Commines, Philippe de
Compagnon du Tour de France, Le, Sand
Compensation, Emerson
— (Poem), Bruno
Compleat Angler, The, Walton
Composed upon Westminster Bridge (Poem), Wordsworth
Comte, Auguste
Comtesse de Die
Comus (Poem), Milton
Conciliation with America, Burke
Concord Hymn (Poem), Emerson
Condorcet, Morley
Conduct of Life, see also Maxims: Philosophy.
    Art of Growing Old, The, Steele
    — — Virtue, The, Franklin (Autobiography)
    Behavior at Church, On, Steele (The Guardian)
    Choice of a Vocation, The, Chesterfield
    Citizenship in a Republic, Roosevelt
    Compensation, Emerson
    Conversation, On, La Rochefoucauld (Reflections)
    Courage of Opinions, The, Brooks
    Happiness, The Search for, Bagehot (William Cowper)
    Happy Life, The, Eliot
    Inconsistency, Seneca
    Inconsistency in our Expectations, Against, Barbauld
    Independence of Action, Seneca
    Leisure, On, Seneca
    Meditations, Marcus Aurelius
    Morality and Fear, Bagehot (Bishop Butler)
    Old Age and Death, Johnson (Rambler)
    Personal Character, Brooks
    Personality, The Value of, Schopenhauer
    Poor Richard’s Almanack, Franklin
    Prudent Man, The, Adam Smith (Theory of Moral Sentiments)
    Rules for a Traveller, Newton (Letter)
    Rules of My Life, Baudelaire (Journal)
    Society, On, La Rochefoucauld (Reflections)
    Striving and Failing, Stevenson (A Christmas Sermon)
    Time Wasted, Seneca
    Tyranny of Convention, The, Bagehot (Sir Robert Peele)
    Virtues of Stupidity, The, Bagehot (Letters)
    Way to Wealth, The, Franklin
    Wealth, Johnson (Rambler)
Conduct of Life, Emerson
Coney Island, Gorky
Confederacy in the Federal System, Hamilton (Federalist)
Confessio Amantis (Poem), Gower
Confession, The, Gorky
— — Musset
Confessions, Augustine
— (Poem), Robert Browning
of an English Opium-Eater, De Quincey
Congreve, William
— — To My Dear Friend Mr. (Poem), Dryden
Coningsby, Beaconsfield
Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, A, Twain
Connoisseur, The (Poem), Florian
Conquerors, The (Poem), de Heredia
Conqueror’s Grave, The (Poem), Bryant
Conquest of Mexico, Prescott
— — — True History of the, Díaz del Castillo
— — Peru, Prescott
Conrad, Joseph, Leland Hall
Conscience, Hendrik, William Sharp
Consider it Again (Poem), Clough
Considerations on the French Revolution, de Staël
Consolations of Philosophy, Boethius
Constant Lover, The (Poem), Suckling
Constantine, Character of, Gibbon (Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire)
Constantinople, De Amicis
Foundation of, Gibbon (Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire)
Constitution and the Guerrière, Battle between the, Henry Adams
Constitutional History of England, Stubbs
Consulate of Stilicho, The (Poem), Claudianus
Contemporains, Les, Lemaître
Contemporary Artists, Blanc
Content (Poem), Thomas Dekker
Contentment (Poem), Horace
Contes, Balzac
du Rouet, Mendès
Continuity of English History, The, Freeman
Contrarieties of Love, On the (Poem), Juana Inés de la Cruz
Convent Life of George Sand, Sand
Convention, The Tyranny of, Bagehot (Sir Robert Peel)
Conversation, La Rochefoucauld (Reflections)
of the Herdsman Dhaniya and Buddha (Dhammapada)
Conversion of Paul, The, Bible
— — the Church, The, Desjardins
Convert, The, Brownson
Convito, The, Dante
Convulsions of Paris, The, Du Camp
Cooke, Rose Terry
Cooper, James Fenimore, Julian Hawthorne
Cop and the Anthem, The, O. Henry
Copernicus, E. S. Holden
Coppée, François, Robert Sanderson
Coral Banks, Ceylon, Haeckel (A Visit to Ceylon)
Reefs, Formation of, Agassiz (Methods of Study in Natural History)
Corday, Charlotte, Carlyle (French Revolution)
— — Esquiros
Cordova, De Amicis (Spain)
Corinne, de Staël
Corinth, The Fall of, Polybius (Histories)
Coriolanus, Plutarch (Lives)