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(FOURTH EDITION.]

THE

ACADEMICAL READER,

COMPRISING SELECTIONS FROM THE

Most Admired Authors,

DESIGNED TO PROMOTE THE LOVE OP

VIRTUE, PIETY, AND PATRIOTISM:

TO ASSIST THE STUDENT TO READ WITH PROPRIETY, CONVERSE WITH

FLUENCY AND EASE, AND TO SPEAK IN PUBLIC WITH

DIGNITY AND EFFECT.

COMPILED BY

JOHN J. HARROD.

* Happy are they whose amusement is knowledge, and whose chief delight is the cut
tiration of the mind! Wherever they shall be driven by the persecution of Fortunc, tho
mcans of employment are still with them; and that weary listlessness, which renders
life insupportable to the voluptuous and the indolent, is unknowu to those who can cher
ploy themselves by reading."--Telemachus.

way Columbia always afford more than one Demosthenes, to support the cause of
Freedom; and may more than Ciceroniau cloquence be always ready to plead for ia
jured innocence, and suffering virtue."--Perkins.

STEREOTYPE EDITION.

BALTIMORE:
PUBLISHED BY PHEONIX N. WOOD & Co.,
AND SOLD BY JOHN J. HARROD, 172 MARKET ST.-GEO. M'DOWELL & 80x,
212 MARKET ST.-PHILADELPHIA-TOWAR & HOGAX, 174 MARKET
8T.--JOHN GRIGG,9 x. FOURTH ST.-NEW YORK-COLLINS & HANNA,
PEARL ST.-M'ELRATH & BANGS, CHATHAM ST.-R. LOCKWOOD, BROAD,
WAY.-BOSTON-LINCOLN & EDMONDS.-NORFOLK-C. HALL-
RICHMOND--COLLINS & co.--J. H. NASH.-WASHINGTON-THOMP
HON & HOMANS-SOLD BY BOOKSELLERS GENERALLY.

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231933

DISTRICT OF MARYLAND, . BE IT REMEMBERED, That on this first day of May, in the fifty-fourth year of ********* the independence of the United States of America, JOHN J. HARROD,

L. S. of the said District, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the ********* right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit: * The Academical Reader, comprising Selcctions from the most Admired Authors, de

signed to promote the love of Virtue, Piety, and Patriotism ; to assist the student to read with propriety, converse with fluency and ease, and to speak in public with dig. nity and effect. Compiled by John J. Harrod. Happy are they whose amusement is knowledge, and whose chief delight is the cultivation of the mind! Wherever they shall be driven by the persecution of Fortune, the means of employment are still with them; and that weary listlessness, which renders life insupportable to the voluptuous and the indolent, is unknown to those who can employ themselves by reading. -Telemachus:-May Columbia always afford more than one Demosthenes, to support the cause of Freedom; and may more than Ciceronian eloquence be always ready to pleasi for injured innocence, and suffering virtue.'- Perkins."

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PHILIP MOORE, Clerk of the District of Maryland.

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