The Complete Poetical Works of James Russell Lowell eBook

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EARLIER POEMS.1
INDEX OF FIRST LINES6
INDEX OF TITLES6
THRENODIA6
IRENE9
WITH A PRESSED FLOWER11
THE BEGGAR11
MY LOVE12
SUMMER STORM12
LOVE14
TO PERDITA, SINGING15
THE MOON16
REMEMBERED MUSIC16
SONG17
ALLEGRA17
THE FOUNTAIN18
ODE18
I18
II19
III20
THE FATHERLAND21
THE FORLORN21
MIDNIGHT22
A PRAYER22
THE HERITAGE23
THE ROSE:  A BALLAD24
I24
II24
III24
SONG25
A REQUIEM26
A PARABLE27
SONG27
SONNETS28
I28
II28
III28
IV28
V29
VI29
VII29
VIII29
IX30
X30
XI30
XII30
XIII30
XIV31
XV31
XVI31
XVII31
XVIII32
XIX32
XX32
XXI32
XXII33
XXIII33
XXIV33
XXV34
XXVI34
XXVII34
L’ENVOI34
MISCELLANEOUS POEMS36
PART FIRST37
I37
II37
III37
IV37
V37
VI37
VII37
VIII38
IX38
X38
XI38
XII38
XIII38
XIV38
XV39
XVI39
XVII39
XVIII39
XIX39
XX39
XXI39
XXII40
XXIII40
XXIV40
XXV40
XXVI40
XXVII40
XXVIII40
XXIX41
XXX41
XXXI41
XXXII41
XXXIII41
XXXIV41
XXXV42
PART SECOND42
I42
II42
III42
IV42
V42
VI42
VII43
VIII43
IX43
X43
XI43
XII43
XIII43
XIV44
XV44
XVI44
XVII44
XVIII44
XIX44
XX44
XXI45
XXII45
XXIII45
XXIV45
XXV45
XXVI45
XXVII45
XXVIII46
XXIX46
XXX46
XXXI46
XXXII46
XXXIII46
XXXIV46
XXXV47
XXXVI47
XXXVII47
XXXVIII47
XXXIX47
XL47
XLI47
XLII48
XLIII48
XLIV48
XLV48
XLVI48
PROMETHEUS48
THE TOKEN55
AN INCIDENT IN A RAILROAD CAR55
THE FALCON59
TRIAL59
I59
II59
A GLANCE BEHIND THE CURTAIN60
A CHIPPEWA LEGEND65
STANZAS ON FREEDOM67
COLUMBUS67
AN INCIDENT OF THE FIRE AT HAMBURG72
THE SOWER73
HUNGER AND COLD73
THE LANDLORD74
TO A PINE-TREE75
SI DESCENDERO IN INFERNUM, ADES75
TO THE PAST76
TO THE FUTURE77
HEBE78
THE PRESENT CRISIS80
AN INDIAN-SUMMER REVERIE82
A FRAGMENT87
A CONTRAST88
EXTREME UNCTION88
THE OAK90
AMBROSE90
ABOVE AND BELOW91
I91
II92
THE CAPTIVE92
THE BIRCH-TREE93
AN INTERVIEW WITH MILES STANDISH94
ON THE CAPTURE OF FUGITIVE SLAVES NEAR WASHINGTON96
TO THE DANDELION97
STUDIES FOR TWO HEADS100
I100
II100
ON A PORTRAIT OF DANTE BY GIOTTO101
ON THE DEATH OF A FRIEND’S CHILD102
EURYDICE103
SHE CAME AND WENT105
THE CHANGELING105
THE PIONEER106
ODE TO FRANCE107
I107
II107
III108
IV108
V108
VI108
VII109
VIII109
IX109
A PARABLE111
ODE112
LINES112
TO——­113
FREEDOM114
BIBLIOLATRES115
BEAVER BROOK116
MEMORIAL VERSES116
TO LAMARTINE117
TO JOHN GORHAM PALFREY118
TO W.L.  GARRISON119
ON THE DEATH OF CHARLES TURNER TORREY120
ELEGY ON THE DEATH OF DR. CHANNING120
TO THE MEMORY OF HOOD121
THE VISION OF SIR LAUNFAL122
PRELUDE TO PART FIRST122
PART FIRST124
I124
II124
III124
IV125
V125
VI125
PRELUDE TO PART SECOND125
PART SECOND126
I126
II127
III127
IV127
V127
VI127
VII127
VIII128
IX128
X128
LETTER FROM BOSTON128
A GLANCE AT A FEW OF OUR LITERARY PROGENIES131
A SERIES OF JOKES131
SET FORTH IN131
It being the commonest mode of procedure, I premise a few candid remarks131
A PRELIMINARY NOTE TO THE SECOND EDITION.133
A FABLE FOR CRITICS135
THE UNHAPPY LOT OF MR. KNOTT169
PART I169
PART II173
PART III176
FRAGMENTS OF AN UNFINISHED POEM181
AN ORIENTAL APOLOGUE185
FIRST SERIES189
PROEMIUM196
OPERIS SPECIMEN198
MELIBOEUS-HIPPONAX198
BY198
NOTE TO TITLE-PAGE199
INTRODUCTION201
THE TWO GUNNERS204
LEAVING THE MATTER OPEN205
THE BIGLOW PAPERS212
A LETTER212
No.  II215
No.  III222
No.  IV229
AT AN EXTRUMPERY CAUCUS IN STATE STREET, REPORTED BY MR. H. BIGLOW229
No.  V236
SOT TO A NUSRY RHYME236
TO MR. BUCKENAM237
No.  VI240
No.  VII244
No.  VIII250
No.  IX259
MELIBOEUS-HIPPONAX267
SECOND SERIES267
THE COURTIN’268
THE BIGLOW PAPERS269
No.  II279
TO THE EDITORS OF THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY279
THE BRIDGE287
THE MONIMENT288
THE BRIDGE288
THE MONIMENT288
THE BRIDGE288
THE MONIMENT288
THE BRIDGE288
THE BRIDGE288
THE BRIDGE288
THE MONIMENT289
THE BRIDGE289
THE BRIDGE289
THE BRIDGE289
THE MONIMENT290
THE BRIDGE290
THE MONIMENT290
THE BRIDGE291
THE MONIMENT291
THE BRIDGE291
THE MONIMENT292
THE BRIDGE292
JONATHAN TO JOHN293
No.  III294
TO THE EDITORS OF THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY294
No.  IV305
TO THE EDITORS OF THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY305
FESTINA LENTE306
MORAL307
No.  V312
TO THE EDITORS OF THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY312
No.  VI320
TO THE EDITORS OF THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY320
No.  VII326
PRELIMINARY NOTE326
TO THE EDITORS OF THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY328
No.  VIII331
PRELIMINARY MOTE331
KETTELOPOTOMACHIA333
LIBER I333
No.  IX335
No.  X341
No.  XI343
TO THE EDITOR OF THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY343
MY DEAR SIR,—­343
THE ARGYMUNT344
UNDER THE WILLOWS AND OTHER POEMS353
AGRO DOLCE353
UNDER THE WILLOWS353
DARA360
THE FIRST SNOW-FALL361
THE SINGING LEAVES361
I361
II362
III362
SEAWEED363
THE FINDING OF THE LYRE363
NEW-YEAR’S EVE, 1850364
FOR AN AUTOGRAPH364
AL FRESCO364
MASACCIO365
WITHOUT AND WITHIN366
THE PARTING OF THE WAYS367
WRITTEN IN AID OF A CHIME OF BELLS FOR CHRIST CHURCH, CAMBRIDGE367
THE PARTING OF THE WAYS367
ALADDIN369
AN INVITATION370
THE NOMADES371
SELF-STUDY372
PICTURES FROM APPLEDORE373
I373
II373
III375
IV376
V377
VI378
THE WIND-HARP379
AUF WIEDERSEHEN380
PALINODE380
AFTER THE BURIAL380
THE DEAD HOUSE381
A MOOD382
THE VOYAGE TO VINLAND382
I382
II383
III385
MAHMOOD THE IMAGE-BREAKER386
INVITA MINERVA387
THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH388
I388
II388
III388
IV388
V389
VI389
VII390
YUSSOUF390
THE DARKENED MIND391
WHAT RABBI JEHOSHA SAID391
ALL-SAINTS391
A WINTER-EVENING HYMN TO MY FIRE392
I392
II392
III392
IV392
V393
VI393
VII393
VIII394
IX394
FANCY’S CASUISTRY395
TO MR. JOHN BARTLETT395
ODE TO HAPPINESS396
VILLA FRANCA398
THE MINER399
GOLD EGG:  A DREAM-FANTASY399
A FAMILIAR EPISTLE TO A FRIEND402
AN EMBER PICTURE404
TO H.W.L.405
THE NIGHTINGALE IN THE STUDY406
IN THE TWILIGHT407
THE FOOT-PATH407
POEMS OF THE WAR408
OCTOBER, 1861408
TWO SCENES FROM THE LIFE OF BLONDEL410
MEMORIAE POSITUM412
I412
II412
III413
WRITTEN FOR MR. BRYANT’S SEVENTIETH BIRTHDAY413
ODE RECITED AT THE HARVARD COMMEMORATION414
I414
II415
III415
IV416
V416
VI417
VII418
VIII418
IX419
X420
XI420
XII421
L’ENVOI421
THE CATHEDRAL423
THREE MEMORIAL POEMS436
ODE437
I437
II437
III437
IV438
V438
VI438
VII439
VIII439
IX440
X440
UNDER THE OLD ELM441
I441
II441
III442
IV443
V444
VI445
VII446
VIII447
AN ODE447
I447
II448
III450
IV451
HEARTSEASE AND RUE452
AGASSIZ452
I452
II454
III455
IV457
V459
VI460
TO HOLMES461
IN A COPY OF OMAR KHAYYAM462
ON RECEIVING A COPY OF MR. AUSTIN DOBSON’S ‘OLD WORLD IDYLLS’462
I462
II462
TO C.F.  BRADFORD462
BANKSIDE463
DEDHAM, MAY 21, 1877463
I463
II464
III464
IV464
JOSEPH WINLOCK464
SONNET465
JEFFRIES WYMAN465
TO A FRIEND465
WITH AN ARMCHAIR465
E.G.  DE R.466
BON VOYAGE466
TO WHITTIER466
ON AN AUTUMN SKETCH OF H.G.  WILD466
TO MISS D.T.467
WITH A COPY OF AUCASSIN AND NICOLETE467
ON PLANTING A TREE AT INVERARAY467
AN EPISTLE TO GEORGE WILLIAM CURTIS468
POSTSCRIPT, 1887471
II.  SENTIMENT472
I472
II473
III473
IV474
V474
VI475
VII475
THE BLACK PREACHER476
ARCADIA REDIVIVA477
THE NEST479
PALINODE—­DECEMBER479
A YOUTHFUL EXPERIMENT IN ENGLISH HEXAMETERS479
BIRTHDAY VERSES480
ESTRANGEMENT480
PHOEBE480
DAS EWIG-WEIBLICHE481
THE RECALL482
ABSENCE482
MONNA LISA482
THE OPTIMIST482
ON BURNING SOME OLD LETTERS483
THE PROTEST483
THE PETITION484
FACT OR FANCY?484
AGRO-DOLCE484
THE BROKEN TRYST485
CASA SIN ALMA485
A CHRISTMAS CAROL485
MY PORTRAIT GALLERY485
PAOLO TO FRANCESCA485
SONNET486
SONNET486
THE DANCING BEAR486
THE MAPLE487
NIGHTWATCHES487
DEATH OF QUEEN MERCEDES487
PRISON OF CERVANTES487
TO A LADY PLAYING ON THE CITHERN488
THE EYE’S TREASURY488
PESSIMOPTIMISM488
THE BRAKES488
A FOREBODING489
III.  FANCY489
LOVE’S CLOCK489
CHLOE489
DAPHNIS489
BOTH489
ELEANOR MAKES MACAROONS489
TELEPATHY490
SCHERZO490
AUSPEX491
THE PREGNANT COMMENT491
THE LESSON492
SCIENCE AND POETRY492
A NEW YEAR’S GREETING492
THE DISCOVERY493
WITH A SEASHELL493
THE SECRET493
IV.  HUMOR AND SATIRE493
THE ORIGIN OF DIDACTIC POETRY504
THE FLYING DUTCHMAN505
CREDIDIMUS JOVEM REGNARE506
TEMPORA MUTANTUR509
IN THE HALF-WAY HOUSE510
I511
II511
III511
IV511
V511
VI511
VII512
AT THE BURNS CENTENNIAL512
I512
II512
III512
IV512
V512
VI512
VII513
VIII513
IX513
X513
XI513
XII513
XIII513
XIV513
XV514
XVI514
XVII514
XVIII514
XIX514
XX514
XXI514
XXII514
XXIII515
XXIV515
IN AN ALBUM515
AT THE COMMENCEMENT DINNER, 1866515
A PARABLE517
V. EPIGRAMS517
INSCRIPTIONS517
517
PROPOSED FOR A SOLDIERS’ AND SAILORS’ MONUMENT IN BOSTON517
A MISCONCEPTION518
THE BOSS518
SUN-WORSHIP518
CHANGED PERSPECTIVE518
WITH A PAIR OF GLOVES LOST IN A WAGER518
SIXTY-EIGHTH BIRTHDAY518
INTERNATIONAL COPYRIGHT518
LAST POEMS518
TURNER’S OLD TEMERAIRE522
ST. MICHAEL THE WEIGHER522
A VALENTINE523
AN APRIL BIRTHDAY—­AT SEA523
LOVE AND THOUGHT524
THE NOBLER LOVER524
ON HEARING A SONATA OF BEETHOVEN’S PLAYED IN THE NEXT ROOM524
VERSES525
ON A BUST OF GENERAL GRANT525
APPENDIX526
II.  GLOSSARY TO THE BIGLOW PAPERS563
III.  INDEX TO BIGLOW PAPERS566
INDEX OF FIRST LINES583
INDEX OF TITLES587
FOOTNOTES: 592
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