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The Columbian Orator

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The Columbian Orator, a collection of political essays, poems, and dialogues first published in 1797, was widely used in American schoolrooms in the first quarter of the 19th century to teach reading and speaking. Typical of many readers of that period, the anthology included many speeches celebrating "republican virtues" and promoting patriotism. The Columbian Orator is an example of progymnasmata, containing examples for students to copy and imitate. In his Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, former slave and abolitionist writer Douglass describes how he "got hold" of a copy of the Columbian Orator at the age of twelve, with far-reaching consequences for his life. - Summary by Wikipedia Some of the sections were done as Dramas instead of solos. The readers for these Dramas are: Kalynda, MaryAnnS, Algy Pug, Linette Geisel, David Olson, progressingamerica, Chuck Williamson, A LibriVox Volunteer, Larry Wilson, Sonia, Craig Franklin, Nemo, Leanne Yau, Tomas Peter, Jim Locke, April6090, and CarinaStarr7. The dramas were edited and proof listened by Linette Geisel and A LibriVox Volunteer. (11 hr 33 min)

Chapters

00 - Introduction and Preface

3:03

Read by TheNeobro

01 - General Instructions for Speaking

53:15

Read by Jim Locke

02 - Oration on Eloquence - Perkins

8:53

Read by TheNeobro

03 - Speech in Congress, 1789 - Washington

5:22

Read by A LibriVox Volunteer

04 - Speech of a Roman General - P. Emilius

4:16

Read by DebK

05 - Exhortation on Temperance in Pleasure - Blair

5:20

Read by Jim Locke

06 - Judah's Plea for Benjamin, before Joseph - Philo

5:26

Read by A LibriVox Volunteer

07 - Plea in behalf of Thomas Muir - Muir

4:13

Read by A LibriVox Volunteer

08 - On the starry Heavens - Hervey

6:01

Read by A LibriVox Volunteer

09 - Paper, a Poem - Franklin

3:55

10 - Speech before the Roman Senate - Cato

3:15

Read by DebK

11 - Dialogue between Duellist, Savage, and Mercury - Littleton

10:25

Read by LibriVox Volunteers

12 - Speech of an Indian Chief

3:42

Read by Jim Locke

13 - On the Creation of the World - Blair

5:28

Read by Jim Locke

14 - Lines spoken by a little Boy - Everett

1:48

Read by A LibriVox Volunteer

15 - Speech in the British Parliament, 1766 - Pitt

6:37

Read by A LibriVox Volunteer

16 - Scene from the Farce of Lethe - Garrick

6:55

Read by A LibriVox Volunteer

17 - Eulogy on Dr. Franklin - Fauchet

11:49

Read by Jim Locke

18 - Epilogue to Addison's Cato

2:47

Read by Jim Locke

19 - Self-Conceit, an Address by a small Boy

5:04

Read by Jim Locke

20 - Dialogue between Howard and Lester

4:00

Read by Jim Locke

21 - Christ's Crucifixion - Cumberland

7:48

Read by Jim Locke

22 - The Wonders of Nature - Hervey

4:00

Read by Jim Locke

23 - Dialogue on Physiognomy

5:55

Read by Jim Locke

24 - Oration at the Festival of Gratitude - Carnot

8:08

Read by Jim Locke

25 - Address to the President of the United States - Adet

3:19

Read by Jim Locke

26 - President's Answer - Washington

3:18

Read by Jim Locke

27 - The oppressive Landlord, a Dialogue

14:18

Read by A LibriVox Volunteer

28 - Speech in the British Parhament, 1770 - Mansfield

7:07

Read by A LibriVox Volunteer

29 - On the Day of Judgment - Davies

6:00

Read by Jim Locke

30 - Christ triumphant over the apostate Angels - Milton

4:42

Read by Jim Locke

31 - Slaves in Barbary, a Drama in two Acts - Everett

36:59

Read by LibriVox Volunteers

32 - Speech in the British Parliament, 1770 - Pitt

9:06

Read by A LibriVox Volunteer

33 - Plea before a Roman Court - Socrates

8:56

Read by A LibriVox Volunteer

34 - Dialogue on Cowardice and Knavery

8:26

Read by LibriVox Volunteers

35 - Speech in the British Parliament - - Sheridan

4:07

Read by A LibriVox Volunteer

36 - Extract from an Oration against Catiline - Cicero

2:47

Read by DebK

37 - Description of the first American Congress - Barlow

5:27

Read by A LibriVox Volunteer

38 - Speech of a French General to his Army - Buonaparte

3:54

Read by Jim Locke

39 - Reflections over the Grave of a young Man - Hervey

2:54

Read by Jim Locke

40 - Scene from the Drama of "Moses in the Bulrushes" - H. More

8:28

Read by Jim Locke

41 - Speech of a Roman General - C. Cassius

4:39

Read by DebK

42 - Speech in the British Parliament, 1784 - Erskine

6:42

Read by Jim Locke

43 - Address to the People of the United States - Washington

8:15

Read by Brian Darby

44 - Dialogue on the Choice of Business for Life

8:11

Read by LibriVox Volunteers

45 - Speech of a French General - Buonaparte

5:52

Read by Brian Darby

46 - Speech in the British Parliament, 1777 - Pitt

5:17

Read by progressingamerica

47 - Dialogue between a Schoolmaster and School-Committee

16:27

Read by LibriVox Volunteers

48 - Speech in the British Pariiament, 1770 - Pitt

8:17

Read by Jim Locke

49 - On the general Judgment Day - Dwight

6:22

Read by Jim Locke

50 - On the Works of Creation and Providence - Hervey

3:16

Read by A LibriVox Volunteer

51 - Speech in the British Parliament, 1770 - Fox

6:33

Read by Jim Locke

52 - The Conjurer, a Dialogue - Everett

21:04

Read by LibriVox Volunteers

53 - Speech in the British Parliament, 1775 - Pitt

4:05

Read by Jim Locke

54 - Speech of the Caledonian General - Galgachus

7:25

Read by Jim Locke

55 - Modern Education, a Dialogue

13:35

Read by Jim Locke

56 - On the Existence of God, a Sermon - Maxcy

20:01

Read by Jim Locke

57 - The Dignity of Human Nature - Burges

3:48

Read by Jim Locke

58 - Infernal Conference - Cumberland

20:51

Read by Jim Locke

59 - Speech in the British Parliament, 1777 - Pitt

6:40

Read by Jim Locke

60 - On the Day of Judgment - Young

4:25

Read by Jim Locke

61 - The dissipated Oxford Student - Altered from Burney

23:56

Read by Jim Locke

62 - Speech in Congress, on the British Treaty - Ames

8:56

Read by Jim Locke

63 - Oration on Independence, July 4, 1796 - Blake

6:28

Read by SunnyMoroz

64 - General Description of America, a Poem - Everett

6:17

Read by A LibriVox Volunteer

65 - Dialogue between a Master and Slave - Aikin

6:36

Read by Jim Locke

66 - Speech in the Irish Parliament - O'Connor

15:45

Read by Carol

67 - Scene from the Tragedy of Tamerlane - Rowe

9:23

Read by LibriVox Volunteers

68 - Speech in the British Parliament - Barre

3:55

Read by Jim Locke

69 - The Last Day - Everett

8:25

Read by A LibriVox Volunteer

70 - Dialogue on Loquacity

8:47

Read by Jim Locke

71 - American Sages - Barlow

2:42

Read by Jim Locke

72 - Speech in the British Parliament, 1777 - Pitt

8:21

Read by Larry Wilson

73 - Scene from the Tragedy of Cato - Addison

5:33

Read by Jim Locke

74 - Oration delivered at Boston, July 4, 1794 - Phillips

2:29

Read by Jim Locke

75 - Dialogue between a White Man and an Indian - Everett

8:13

Read by Jim Locke

76 - Oration, pronounced at Boston, July 4, 1796 - Lathrop

5:47

Read by Jim Locke

77 - Dialogue between Edward and Harry - Everett

7:23

Read by LibriVox Volunteers

78 - David and Goliath - H. More

8:28

Read by Jim Locke

79 - Oration on the Powers of Eloquence

18:44

Read by Jim Locke

80 - Dialogue on Civilization

10:30

Read by Jim Locke

81 - Oration on the Manumission of Slaves - Miller

4:04

Read by A LibriVox Volunteer

82 - A Forensic Dispute - Everett

10:36

Read by Jim Locke

83 - Oration delivered at Boston, March 5th, 1780 - Mason

2:46

Read by Jim Locke

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