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Edmund Clarence Stedman, ed. (1833–1908).  An American Anthology, 1787–1900.  1900.
II. First Lyrical Period
(In Three Divisions)
From the Outset of Pierpont, Bryant, and Their Associates, to the Interval of the Civil War—1816–1860

Division III
(Lowell, Storey, Mrs. Howe, Whitman, Parsons, Brownell, Read, Boker, the Stoddards, Taylor, Mrs. Dorr, Mrs. Preston, Mrs. Cooke, and Others)

James Russell Lowell. From “Rhœcus
A Stanza on Freedom
She Came and Went
From “The Vision of Sir Launfal
From “A Fable for Critics
From “The Biglow Papers
Ode Recited at the Harvard Commemoration
The First Snow-Fall
International Copyright
In a Copy of Omar Khayyám
Auf Wiedersehen
After the Burial
In the Twilight
An Autograph
William Wetmore Story. Cleopatra
Io Victis
Praxiteles and Phryne
Julia Ward Howe. Battle-Hymn of the Republic
Our Orders
Walt Whitman. Beginners
Still Though the One I Sing
From “The Song of Myself
Give Me the Splendid Silent Sun
From “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry
Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking
To the Man-of-War-Bird
The Dalliance of the Eagles
Cavalry Crossing a Ford
Bivouac on a Mountain Side
A Sight in Camp in the Day-Break Gray and Dim
O Captain! My Captain!
After an Interval
Darest Thou Now O Soul
Thomas Dunn English. Songs
Ben Bolt
Josiah Gilbert Holland. Daniel Gray
A Christmas Carol
Herman Melville. The College Colonel
The Eagle of the Blue
An Uninscribed Monument on One of the Battle-Fields of the Wilderness
Crossing the Tropics
The Enviable Isles
Thomas William Parsons. On a Bust of Dante
Mary Booth
Her Epitaph
To a Young Girl Dying
Into the Noiseless Country
To a Lady
Like As the Lark
O Ye Sweet Heavens!
Paradisi Gloria
William Wilberforce Lord. From “Worship
From an “Ode to England
The Brook
On the Defeat of a Great Man
To Rosina Pico
Henry Howard Brownell. From “The River-Fight
The Burial of the Dane
The Sphinx
Theodore O’Hara. The Bivouac of the Dead
Maria White Lowell. Song
The Morning-Glory
Thomas Buchanan Read. The Closing Scene
Lines to a Blind Girl
Francis Orrery Ticknor. A Song for the Asking
The Virginians of the Valley
Little Giffen
Samuel Johnson. The City of God
Erastus Wolcott Ellsworth. From “What Is the Use?”
The Mayflower
Elizabeth Stoddard. The Poet’s Secret
In the Still, Star-Lit Night
On the Campagna
A Summer Night
Last Days
Thomas Lake Harris. California
George Henry Boker. A Ballad of Sir John Franklin
The Ferry
To England
To My Lady
Dirge for a Soldier
John Randolph Thompson. Music in Camp
James Matthew Legaré. Amy
Ahab Mohammed
To a Lily
Thomas Wentworth Higginson. Ode to a Butterfly
To Duty
The Snowing of the Pines
Since Cleopatra Died
Such Stuff as Dreams Are Made of
Charles Godfrey Leland. El Capitan-General
The Two Friends
Bayard Taylor. Ariel in the Cloven Pine
Bedouin Song
The Quaker Widow
The Song of the Camp
From “The Sunshine of the Gods
To M. T.
Julia Caroline Ripley Dorr
O Earth! Art Thou Not Weary?
With a Rose from Conway Castle
Two Paths
John Williamson Palmer. Stonewall Jackson’s Way
The Fight at the San Jacinto
The Maryland Battalion
Richard Henry Stoddard. The Witch’s Whelp
Melodies and Catches
The Flight of Youth
Oriental Songs
The Lover
Abraham Lincoln
An Old Song Reversed
Mors et Vita
A Gazelle
The Flight of the Arrow
Margaret Junkin Preston. The Vision of the Snow
The Hero of the Commune
A Grave in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond
Stephen Collins Foster. My Old Kentucky Home, Good-Night
Old Folks at Home
Massa’s in de Cold Ground
Rose Terry Cooke. Segovia and Madrid
Bluebeard’s Closet
Done for
In Vain
Francis Miles Finch. The Blue and the Gray
John Townsend Trowbridge. The Vagabonds
Jeremiah Eames Rankin. The Word of God to Leyden Came
The Babie
  Additional Selections.
Amelia Coppuck Welby. Twilight at Sea
Harriet Winslow Sewall. Why Thus Longing?
Alice Cary. Balder’s Wife
Phœbe Cary. Nearer Home
Anson Davies Fitz Randolph. The Master’s Invitation
Eliza Scudder. To a Young Child
Sarah Hammond Palfrey. The Pilgrim
Lucy Larcom. A Strip of Blue
Ellen Clementine Howarth. T Is but a Little Faded Flower
Edward Pollock. Olivia
Robert Collyer. Under the Snow
Walter Mitchell. Tacking Ship off Shore
William Haines Lytle. Antony to Cleopatra
Fitz-James O’Brien. The Second Mate
Albert Mathews. To an Autumn Leaf
George William Curtis. Ebb and Flow
Joseph Brownlee Brown. Thalatta! Thalatta!
William Allen Butler. Incognita of Raphael
Clarence Chatham Cook. On One Who Died in May
Theodore Winthrop. But Once
Edward Everett Hale. Alma Mater’s Roll
Charles Dudley Warner. Bookra



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