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PHILADELPHIA:
FOR SALE BY J. MILLER MÄKIM, NO. 31 NORTH FIFTH STREET,

MERRIHEW & THOMPSON, PRINTERS.

1846.

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1889

TO

THE LOVERS OF THAT TRUTH AND BEAUTY WHICH SHALL EXALT MEN TO A HIGHER LIFE,

THIS VOLUME,

-ALTHOUGH WRITTEN BY THOSE WHO, BECAUSE THEY WERE HUMAN, OFTEN ERRED; AND EVEN

IN THE PIECES HEREIN COLLECTED DID NOT APPROVE THEMSELVES PERFECT,

25016
IS DEDICATED,

IN THE HOPE THAT ITS GOOD MAY LIVE FOR EVER, AND ITS EVIL DIE WITH IT.

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POEMS BY HENRY W. LOXGFELLOW.

The Brotherhood of Man, by John G. Whittier,

Excelsior,

1 The Struggle for Fame, by Charles Mackay,

A Psalm of Life,

1 Song of the Free,

The Arrow and the Song,

i The Poet, by James Russell Lowell

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2 The Man out of the Moon,

Endymion,

The light of Stars,

2 The Lady's Yes, by Elizabeth Barrett Barrett,

Reform,

2 How to keep Lent, by Robert Herrick,

My Philosophy,

4 Christian, and mere Poetic Benevolence, con-

A Christian Colony, by Lydia Maria Child, 4 trasted, by Thomas Chalmers,

Blind old Milton, by William E. Aytoun,

6 Recompense, by W. G. Sims,

Foot-Prints of Angels, by Henry W. Longfellow, 8 POEMS BY CHRISTOPHER PEARSE Chanch.

My Soul is Free,

10 The Soul Flower,

Democracy, by John G. Whittier,

10 To a Humming Bird,

The Object of Life, by John Todd,

11 Silence and Speech,

Christ-like, by Lydia Maria Child,

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On hearing Triumphant Music,

'The Battle-field, by William Cullen Bryant,

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Field Notes,

The Star-Gazer, by Christopher Pearse Cranch, 17 The Poet,

A London Lyric, by “ Barry Cornwall,”

17 The Ocean,

Blankets, (to be read on a cold night,) by“

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Beauty,

Humphrey,"

18 The Artist,

True Rest,

19 First Truths,

The Mourners, by Caroline E. S. Norton, 19 The Prophet Unveiled,

My Mother, by “Old Humphrey,”

19 Dirge for a young Girl, by James T. Fields,

The Bridge of Sighs, by Thomas Hood,

20 To Little Mary,

Evening Song of the Weary, by Felicia D. Hemans, 21 The Slave Markei'at Washington, by John G.

How Jesus was Received, by Theodore Parker,

A Christian Slave, by John G. Whittier,

22 On seeing’ in a List of Music, the · Waterloo

Song Writing, by James Russell Lowell,

23 Waltz,

Capital Punishment, by Lydia Maria Child, 27 Landing of the Pilgrim Pathers, hy Felicia D.

Moments, by Richard Monckton Milnes,

31 Hemans,

A Christian Home. by R. W. Evans,

31 Dietetic Reform, by James Sellers, Jr.,

Demagogue Arts, by Lord Brougham,

31 Thoughts in a Library, by Anne C. Lynch,

An Evening Song, by Francis K. Butler,

32 Letter from C. C. Burleigh,

Lilias Grieve, by Professor Wilson,

33 To the Unsatisfied, by Harriet Winslow,

The Cry of the Children, by Elizabeth B. Barrett, 35 The Happy Life, by Sir Henry Wotton,

Instinct of Childhood, by John Neal,

37 Life's Pilgrimage, by Robert Nicoll,

My Friend,

39 The Happy Home,

The Factory Girls of Lowell, by J. G. Whittier, 40 Childhood,

The Labourer, by William D. Gallagher, 41 | The Dead Child, by William H. Burleigh,

Reform, by Thomas L. Harris,

42 Summer Woods, by Mary Howitt,

Truth and Freedom, by William D. Gallagher, 42 | The Poor Voter's Song,

A Glimpse at • Merrie England,' by Elizur Wright, 43 Fashionable Follies,

We are Britheren A', by Robert Nicoll,

44 Heart's-Fase,

The Christian Virgin to her Apostate Lover, 45 Faith, by Francis Ann Butler,

Children, by Parke Benjamin,

45 The Last Wish,

Nelly Belcher,

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SONNETS BY JONES VERY.

Sonnet, by William Lloyd Garrison,

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The Soldier,

The Martyr of the Arena, by Epes Sargent, 48 The Dead,

The Anniversary of Lovejoy's Martyrdom, by The Grave-Yard,

Maria Weston Chapman,

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To the Pure all Things are Pure,

The Street, by James Russell Lowell,

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Sympathy,

" For Behold the Kingdom of God is within you,” Time Instant,

by Harriet Winslow,

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Ephemera, by Charles West Thoropson,

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