The World's Great Speeches: Fourth Enlarged (1999) Edition / Edition 4

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Overview

Nearly 300 speeches offer provocative themes, historic parallels, and memorable quotations: Socrates, Julius Caesar, St. Francis, Martin Luther, Napoleon, Victor Hugo, Mohandas K. Gandhi, Winston Churchill, Fulton J. Sheen, Barbara Jordan, Malcolm X, Ronald Reagan, Nelson Mandela, Earl of Spencer, and many others. Includes 7 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative: "Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat: Address to Parliament on May 13th, 1940," "Farewell Address," "Gettysburg Address," "I Have a Dream," "Second Inaugural Address," "Speech to the Second Virginia Convention," and "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486409030
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 9/21/1999
  • Edition description: ENLARGED
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 944
  • Sales rank: 400,959
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 1.79 (d)

Table of Contents

PART I
GREAT SPEECHES OF EARLIER TIMES
I. Greece and Rome
   PERICLES
     Funeral Oration
   SOCRATES
     On His Condemnation to Death
   ISOCRATES
     On the Union of Greece to Resist Persia
   DEMOSTHENES
     On the Crown
     The Second Oration Against Philip
   "CATO, THE ELDER"
     In Support fo the Oppian Law
   HANNIBAL
     To His Soldiers
   CICERO
     First Oration Against Catiline
     The Fourth Philippic
   CATILINE
     To the Conspirators
     To His Troops
   JULIUS CAESAR
     On the Treatment of the Conspirators
   "CATO, THE YOUNGER"
     The Catilinarian Conspirators
   MARK ANTONY
     Oration on the Dead Body of Julius Caesar
II. The European Continent
   ST. BERNARD
     A Second Crusade
   ST. FRANCIS
     Sermon to the Birds
   MARTIN LUTHER
     Before the Diet of Worms
   JOHN CALVIN
     On Suffering Persecution
   FREDERICK THE GREAT
     Before Invading Silesia
     Before the Battle of Leuthen
   DESMOULINS
     Advocating the Execution of Louis XVI
   MIRABEAU
     Against the Charge of Treason
   DANTON
     "To Dare Again, Ever to Dare!"
     "Let France Be Free!"
   MARAT
     Defense Against the Charges
   ROBESPIERRE
     The Festival of the Supreme Being
   NAPOLEON BONAPARTE
     At the Beginning of the Italian Campaign
     On Entering Milan
     On Beginning the Russian Campaign
     Farewell to the Old Guard
   CARNOT
     Against Imperialism
   VICTOR HUGO
     Voltaire
   GIUSEPPE MAZZINI
     To the Young Men of Italy
   GIUSEPPE GARIBALDI
     To His Soldiers
   CAVOUR
     Rome and Italy
   LOUIS KOSSUTH
     America's Welcome
   LEON GAMBETTA
     To the Delegate from Alsace
   EMILE ZOLA
     Appeal for Dreyfus
   LEO XIII
     Christian Democracy
   OTTO VON BISMARCK
     War and Armaments in Europe
   BETHMANN-HOLLWEG
     Germany and the War
   KAISER WILHELM II
     Address to the German People
   JEAN JAURÈS
     Last Speech
   RENÉ VIVIANI
     The Spirit of France
   CARDINAL MERCIER
     Coronation Day Sermon
   GEORGES CLEMENCEAU
     One Aim: Victory
   ALEXANDER KERENSKY
     To Workingmen and Soldiers
   LEON TROTZKY
     To the Red Army
   NIKOLAI LENIN
     The Dictatorship of the Proletariat
   MARSHAL FERDINAND FOCH
     Napoleon
   ARISTIDE BRIAND
     Naval Disarmament
III. Great Britain and Ireland
   OLIVER CROMWELL
     On the Dissolution of Parliament
   SIR ROBERT WALPOLE
     On a Motion for His Removal
   JOHN WESLEY
     God's Love to Fallen Man
   "WILLIAM PITT, EARL OF CHATHAM"
     On the Right of Taxing America
   EDMUND BURKE
     Conciliation with America
     Indictment of Warren Hastings
   RICHARD BRINSLEY SHERIDAN
     At the Trial of Warren Hastings
   WILLIAM PITT
     On His Refusal to Negotiate with Bonaparte
   CHARLES JAMES FOX
     On Refusal to Negotiate with Bonaparte
   GEORGE CANNING
     The Fall of Napoleon
   THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
     On the Reform Bill
   RICHARD COBDEN
     The Effects of Protection on Agriculture
   JOHN BRIGHT
     "The "Trent" Affair"
   BENJAMIN DISRAELI
     Peace with Honor
   WILLIAM EWART GLADSTONE
     On Domestic and Foreign Affairs
   CARDINAL MANNING
     Anti-Semitism
   JOSEPH CHAMBERLAIN
     The British Empire
   EMMELINE PANKHURST
     Militant Suffragists
   SIR EDWARD GREY
     England's Position
   DAVID LLOYD GEORGE
     An Appeal to the Nation
   ARTHUR JAMES BALFOUR
     The Fourth of July
   JAMES RAMSAY MACDONALD
     Peace
   LADY ASTOR
     Women in Politics
   GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
     On His Seventieth Birthday
   DANIEL O'CONNELL
     Justice for Ireland
   ROBERT EMMET
     Protest Against Sentence as Traitor
   CHARLES STEWART PARNELL
     The Home Rule Bill
   ARTHUR GRIFFITH
     The Irish Free State
IV. The United States
   JONATHAN EDWARDS
  Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
   JOHN HANCOCK
     The Boston Massacre
   PATRICK HENRY
     "Give Me Liberty, or Give Me Death!"
   SAMUEL ADAMS
     American Independence
   BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
     On the Faults of the Constitution
   JAMES MADISON
     The States and the Federal Government
   JOHN MARSHALL
     Justice and the Federal Constitution
   ALEXANDER HAMILTON
     The Federal Constitution
   GEORGE WASHINGTON
     Inaugural Address
     Farewell Address
   THOMAS JEFFERSON
     First Inaugural Address
   GOUVERNEUR MORRIS
     Alexander Hamilton
   AMERICAN INDIANS
     Red Jacket
     Tecumseh
   EDWARD EVERETT
   &
VII. Domestic Affairs in the United States
   WILLIAM GREEN
     Modern Trade Unionism
   ALFRED E. SMITH
     Religious Prejudice and Politics
   FIORELLO H. LAGUARDIA
     American Labor
   CLARENCE S. DARROW
     A Plea for Mercy
   JOHN L. LEWIS
     The Rights of Labor
   WILLIAM ALLEN WHITE
     Speaking for the Consumer
   THOMAS E. DEWEY
     Rendezvous with Despair
   HERBERT HOOVER
     The Bill of Rights
   CHARLES EVANS HUGHES
     Our Government
VIII. World Affairs and the Second World War
   ANTHONY EDEN
     A Firm Policy
   NEVILLE CHAMBERLAIN
     The Munich Agreement
   WINSTON CHURCHILL
     "Blood Sweat and Tears"
     Dunkirk
     "Their Finest Hour"
     The War on Russia
     Address before the United States Congress
   CLEMENT R. ATTLEE
     The Atlantic Charter
   W. L. MACKENZIE KING
     Canada and the War
   EDOUARD DALADIER
     Nazis' Aim Is Slavery
   PAUL REYNAUD
     France Will Live Again!
   HENRI PHILIPE PÉTAIN
     "I Need Your Confidence!"
   EAMON DE VALERA
     Ireland Among the Nations
   MAXIM LITVINOV
     The League of Nations
   HAILE SELASSIE
     The Position of Ethiopia
   FREDERICO LAREDO BRU
     United Hemisphere Defense
   ADOLF HITLER
     Germany's Claims
     No More Territorial Demands
     German Conquests
   BENITO MUSSOLINI
     A Call to Arms
     Anniversary of Italy's Entry in the War
   VYACHESLAV M. MOLOTOV
     The Nazi War on Russia
   JOSEPH STALIN
     "Defend Every Inch of Soviet Soil!"
   FUMIMARO KONOYE
     The Triple Alliance
   CHIANG KAI-SHEK
     War Between Justice and Force
   PRUS XII
     Appeal for Peace
IX. The United States and the Second World War
   FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT
     First Inaugual Address
     Hemisphere Defense for Democracy
     "The Arsenal of Democracy"
     Freedom of the Seas
     For a Declaration of War Against Japan
     American's Answer to Japan's Challenge
     First War Address Before Congress
   WENDALL L. WILLKIE
     "Loyal Opposition"
     American Liberty
   CORDELL HULL
     The Pillars of Enduring Peace
   JAMES BRYANT CONANT
     What are We Arming to Defend?
   CHARLES A. LINDBERGH
     An Independent Policy
   HENRY L. STIMSON
     A Grave Situation
   HAROLD L. ICKES
     What Constitutes an American
   FRANK KNOX
     We Must Fight for Our Liberties
   FULTON J. SHEEN
     The Cross and the Double Cross
   DOROTHY THOMPSON
     Hitler's Plans for Canada and the United States
   HENRY A. WALLACE
     America's Second Chance
   NORMAN THOMAS
     America and the War
PART III
GREAT SPEECHES OF THE MODERN PERIOD
X. United States Government
   BERNARD MANNES BARUCH
     Control of Atomic Weapons
   HARRY S. TRUMAN
     Inaugural Address
     Powers of the President
   DOUGLAS MACARTHUR
     Old Soldiers Never Die
   ADLAI EWING STEVENSON
     Acceptance of Nomination
     United States Far Eastern Policy
   DWIGHT DAVID EISENHOWER
     Inaugural Address
     Peaceful Use of Atomic Energy
     The Spirit of Geneva
   EARL WARREN
     A Home for American Jurisprudence
XI. International Affairs and the United Nations
   WINSTON CHURCHILL
     An Iron Curtain Has Descended
   JAWAHARLAL NEHRU
     Asia Finds Herself Again
     A Glory Has Departed
   OSWALDO ARANHA
     A New Order Through the United States
   PIERRE MENDÈS-FRANCE
    The Search for International Cooperation
   DAG HAMMARSKJOLD
     Values of Nationalism and Internationalism
   NICKOLAI ALEKSANDROVICH BULGANIN
     The Lessening of International Tension
   FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT
     On Architecture
   ALBERT EINSTEIN
     Peace in the Atomic Age
   WILLIAM FAULKNER
     Acceptance of the Nobel Prize
   DYLAN THOMAS
     A Visit to America
   ELEANOR ROOSEVELT
     The United Nations as a Bridge
   J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
     Prospect in the Arts and Sciences
   WALTER PHILIP REUTHER
     A Historical Agreement
   ADLAI EWING STEVENSON
     To the Graduating Class at Smith College
PART IV
INFORMAL SPEECHES
XII. Informal Speeches
   RALPH WALDO EMERSON
     The Memory of Burns
   CHARLES DICKENS
     English Friendship for America
   JULIA WARD HOWE
     A Tribute to Oliver Wendell Holmes
   JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL
     After-Dinner Oratory
   OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
     Dorothy Q
   HENRY MORTON STANLEY
     Through the Dark Continent
   HENRY WARD BEECHER
     Merchants and Ministers
   CHAUNCEY MITCHELL DEPEW
     Woman
   JOSEPH HODGES CHOATE
     The Bench and the Bar
   GEORGE GRAHAM VEST
     A Tribute to the Dog
   HORACE PORTER
     Woman!
   THOMAS HENRY HUXLEY
     Science and Art
   CARL SCHURZ
     The Old World and the
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