Whitman's & Dickinson's Contemporaries: An Anthology of Their Verse

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WHITMAN'S &;
DICKINSON'S
CONTEMPORARIES

AN ANTHOLOGY OF THEIR VERSE

Edited and with an Introduction by
Robert Bain

Southern Illinois University Press Carbondale and Edwardsville

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface Forgive, O Lord, My Little Jokes on Thee, and I'Ll Forgive Thy Great Big One on Me. --Robert Frost xxi
  • Introduction xxiii
  • To a Waterfowl 17
  • The Prairies 18
  • Division of an Estate 29
  • George Moses Horton, Myself 30
  • From Sonnets to Elizabeth Barrett Browning 37
  • The Portrait 40
  • Science 41
  • Hamatreya 46
  • Ode Inscribed to W. H. Channing 49
  • Bacchus 55
  • Days 58
  • The Lost Pleiad 61
  • From Snow-Bound 94
  • Sonnet--To Science 114
  • To Helen 115
  • The City in the Sea 117
  • Dream-Land 121
  • The Chambered Nautilus 131
  • The Deacon's Masterpiece; Or, the Wonderful "One-Hoss Shay" 132
  • Terror 139
  • The Strangers 141
  • Freedom and Union 142
  • Rhyme of the Rail 147
  • Great God, I Ask Thee for No Meaner Pelf 159
  • A Poet's Hope 163
  • Walden Spring 168
  • Ball's Bluff a Reverie (october, 1861) 192
  • The Aeolian Harp at the Surf Inn 197
  • In a Garret 199
  • From the Fifth Sonnet Sequence 215
  • Jacob 233
  • Ode 288
  • To Walt Whitman, the Man Washington, May, Mdccclxiii 327
  • Fireflies 339
  • Kit Carson's Ride 342
  • Jim Bludso of the Prairie Belle 353
  • The Sword of Robert Lee 361
  • Song of the Mystic 362
  • A Ballad of Trees and the Master 392
  • The Humming-Bird 396
  • Evolution 397
  • A Sunset 398
  • My Captive 399
  • Going Blind 400
  • Links 403
  • The Cranes of Ibycus 409
  • Our Hired Girl 416
  • Ella Wheeler Wilcox 1850-1919 425
  • Suggestions for Further Reading 427
  • Art and Heart 428
  • Woman 432
  • What Love Is 433
  • Lincoln 443
  • From Verses to My Heart's Sister 446
  • Truth 451
  • A Passing Mood 452
  • Spring Ecstasy 454
  • Evolution 458
  • A Stein Song 491
  • Beauty and Art 500
  • From the Fire-Bringer 511
  • Contributors 529
  • Index of Authors, Titles, and First Lines of Poems 533
  • Subject Index 543
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