The Threshold of English Prose

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CUP Archive, 1930 - 240 pages

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Contents

THE ESSAY
1
A Description of a Club of Authors Oliver Goldsmith
13
The Superannuated Man Charles Lamb
24
At Madame Tussauds 7 B Priestley
34
THE LETTER
40
To William Temple Dorothy Osborne
48
To Richard West Thomas Gray
55
To James Macpherson Samuel Johnson
63
TRAVEL
107
Journeying in Spain George Borrow
118
Turkish Travelling A W Kinglake
134
NATURE
150
A Remarkable Frost Gilbert White
157
An Amazing Summer Gilbert White Page
161
HISTORY
171
PUBLIC SPEECHES
197

To David Garrick James Boswell page
64
BIOGRAPHY
72
Miltons Juvenile Poems Samuel Johnson
78
First Meeting with Dr Johnson James Boswell
86
Nelsons Boyhood and Early Youth Robert Southey
94
The Angel of Death John Bright
205
The Eternal Boy Stanley Baldwin
211
A NOTE ON THE NOVEL
218
EXERCISES
231

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