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Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1855,

BY CHARLES SCRIBNER,

in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York.

RAIGHEAD, ELECTROTYPER AND STEREOTYPER,

58 Vesey Street, N. Y

A. ALVORD, Printer,

29 Gold street

CONTENTS OF VOLUME II.

PAGE

JAMES KIRKE PAULDING

1

A Rural Lover, from the " Lay of the Scottish

Fiddle."

An Evening Walk in Virginia, from the "Letters

from the South."

A Trio of Frenchmen.

Character of Washington.

The Man that wanted but One Thing, the Man that

wanted Everything, and the Man that wanted

Nothing.

JOSEPH STOPY

10

Fragments

WASHINGTON ALLSTON

12

Irving's Reminiscences of Allston.

America to Great Britain.

Winter, from the "Sylphs of the Seasons."

Rosalie.

Invention in Art in Ostade and Raphael, from the

- Lectures on Art."

JOSEPH T. BUCKINGHAM .

19

MOSES STUART

20

WILLIAM ELLERY CHANNING

21

Military Genius, from the " Essay on Napoleon."

Religion in Literature, from the . Essay on Fenelon."

HENRY T. FARMER

24

The Woes of Modern Greece: a Prize Poem.

TIMOTHY FLINT

24

The shores of the Ohio.

HENRY PICKERING

25

The House in which I was born: once the Head:

quarters of Washington.

The Dismantled Cabinet.

The Buckwheat Cake.

HENRY J. FINN

28

Passage from the Comic Annual.

DANIEL WEBSTER

29

Moral Force of Public Opinion, from the Speech on

the Revolution in Greece.

The Union-Peroration of second Speech on Foot's

Resolution in Reply to Hayne.

The Sec:et of Murder-the Trial of Knapp for the

Murder of White.

From the Address before the New York Historical

Society, 1862.

Letter on the Morning, to Mrs. J. W. Paige.

JOHN C. CALHOUN

84

State Sovereignty, from the Speech on ihe Force

Bill in the Senate, February, 1633.

ROBERT WALSH

87

Sentences,

froin “ Didactics."

HENRY WHEATON

39

CHARLES J. INGERSOLL

40

Book-making Travellers in America, from " Inchi-

quin's Letters,"

LEWIS CASS

42

Passage from Address before the New England so:

ciety of Michigan.

THOMAS HART BENTON

48

Character of Nathaniel Macon, from the Thirty

Years' View."

HENRY A. S. DEARBORN .

45

84

Passage from a Fourth of July Oration.

Passage from Preface to Oration on American Educa-

tion.

SAMUEL FARMAR JARVIS

85

WILLIAM CRAFTS.

86

Monody on the Death of Decatur.

PAGE

ELIZA LESLIE,

87

The Nontagues in America, from - Mrs. Washington

Potts."

RICILARD HENRY DANA

89

The Little Beach Bird.

Immortality, from " the Husband and Wife's Grave."

The Buccancer.

Edmund Kean's Lear, from the Paper on Kean's

Acting.

Influence of Ilome, from the Paper on Domestic Life.

RICHARD DABEY

93

Translation tron-appho.

Youth and .ge.

The Tribute,

Au Epigram, imitated from Irchias,

NATHANIEL II. CARTER

100

ISAAC HARBY

100

WILLIAM ELLIOTT

100

Passans from Fiesco.

Pasages from Sporting Papers.

SIMUEL JACKSON GARDNER.

113

WILLIAM J. GRAYSON

103

A Sunday Scene at the South.

UNIVERSITY OF NORTII CAROLINA

104

WILLIAM J.LY

1u6

RICILARD JIENRY WILDE

106

Sonnets, translared froin Tasso.

To the Mocking Bird.

Stanzas.

JAMES FENIMORE COOPER

108

Capture of a While, from the Pilot.";

The Panther, from the Pioneers."

Deerslayer at the Death of his Savage Foe.

JAMES A. HILLHOUSE

117

Passage from Hadad.

Last Evening of the World, from "the Judgment."

Interview of ladad and Tamar
The Temptation.
The Education of Men of Leisure, from "the Rela-

tions of Literature to a Repubiican Governinent."

JOHN W. FRANCIS

121

Christopher Colles.

ELIZA TOWNSEND

125

The Incumprehensibility of God."

The Rainbow.

SARAH J. HALE

126

It Snows.

JOB DURFEE

127

Roger Williams in the Forest.

LEVI WOODBURY

123

Means and Motives in American Education.

SAMUEL HI. TURNER

129

THE UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT

129

CIARLES SPRAGUE

182

Prize Prologue, recited at the opening of the Park

Theatre, 1521.

Art.

The Traveller, froin “Curiocity."

The Brothers,

The Winged Worshippers,

CILARLES JAMES SPRAGUE

The Empty House.

LYDIA HI. SIGOURNEY

185

Indian Names.

Poetry

Jamestown Church.

Life's Evening

The Early Blue-bird.

Talk with the Sea.

JONATHAN MAYHEW WAINWRIGHT

189

EDWIN C. HOLLAND

189

The Pillar of Giory.

WILLIAM H. TIMROD .

140

To Harry.

HENRY TIMROD

The Past-s Fragment.

JOHN HOWARD PAYNE

140

Fragment.

Home, Sweet Home.

Ode.

The Tomb of Genius.

PAGE

JAMES HALL.

145

Solitude.

Pierre, the French Barber's Indian Adventure, from

"the Dark Maid of Ilinois."

WILLIAM L. STONE

150

HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT.

151

The White Stone Canoe—from the Tales of a 'Wigs

wain."

WILLIAMS COLLEGE

154

EDWARD HITCHCOCK.

156

HENRY C. CAREY.

157

HIENRY COGSWELL KNIGIIT

159

The Country Oven.

FREDERICK KNIGHT

Faith.

HEW AINSLIE

160

The Absent Father.

The Ingle Side.

JOIN NEAL

161

A War Song of the Revolution.

The Birth of a Poet.

ORVILLE DEWEY

104

Study, from bis Phi Beta Kappa Address in 1830.

JARED SPARKS

105

EDWARD ROBINSON

167

THERESE ROBINSON

EDWARD EVERETT

169

Passages from his Phi Beta Kappa poin.
Benefits to America of One National Literature.

The Men and Deeds of the Revolution.

HENRY WARE-HENRY WARE, JR.JOHN WARE

WILLIAM WAKE

178

Sonnet on the Completion of Noyes's Translation of

the Prophets. November, 1837.

Death of Probus, froin " Aurelian."

Zenobia, Fausta, and Piso, from Zenobia."

Repose, from the "Lectures on Allston,

CAROLINE GILMIN

119

The Plantation.

To the Ursulines.

| CAROLINE H. GLOVER

Spring Time.

CARLOS WILCOX

181

Spring in New England, from the Age of Benevo:

lence."

WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT

Drought.

Thanatopsis.

Toa Waterfowl.

June.

The Death of the Flowers

Oh, Fairest of the Rural Maids.

To the Evening Wind.

Song of Marion's Men,

The Battle Field.

The Land of Dreams,

Robert of Lincoln.

Corn-Shucking in South Carolina, from the * Letters

of a Traveller."

JOHN JIOWARD BRYANT

Lines on finding a Fountain in a secluded part of a

Forest.

JOHN D. GODMAN

191

The Pine Forest.

BOWDOIN COLLEGE

192

UNION COLLEGE

194

JOHN E. HOLBROOK

197

MARIA BROOKS

199

Passages from “ Zophiel."

Egla Sleeping in the Grove of Acacias, from “ Zo-

Phil.”

Morning Sunlight, from “ Zophiel."

Song, from "Zophiel."

JOSEPH RODMAN DRAKE,

201

Passage from “Lines to John Lang."

Passages from “the Culprit Fay."

Impromptı.

The Mocking Bird.

Sonnet.

To the Defenders of New Orleans.

Bronx.

To Ennui, from “the Croakers."

Ode to Fortune,

To Croaker, Junior,

The American Flay

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FITZ GREENE HALLECK

2.7

The Iron Greys.

To ***

Domestic Happiness, froin “ the Croakers."

Song, from " Fanny.

On the Death of Joseph Rodman Drake.

Marco Bozzaris.

A Poet's Daughter.

Connecticut.

JAMES G. PERCIVAL

212

The Spirit of Poetry, froin “Clio

A Platonic Bacchanal Song.

The Serenade.

To Seneca Lake.

The Graves of the Patriots.

DANIEL PIERCE THOMPSOV

215

A School-Committee-Man and a Lawsuit.

WILLIAM B SPRAGUE

219

JOHN P. KENNEDY

219

Description of Swallow Barn.

Pursuits of a Philosopher.

JOHN GORHAM PALFREY

Religious Opportunities of Age.

SARAH PALFREY

Passage from * Manhood."

HORACE MANN

224

Health and Temperance, from - Thoughts for å

Young Man."

GEORGE BUSH

226

JOHN G. C. BRAINARD

226

To the Daughter of a Friend.

On Connecticut River.

Salınon River.

The Black Fox of Salmon River.

The Sea Bird's Song.

Stanzas.

GEORGE TICKNOR.

230

The Author's Key-note to Spanish Literature.

Spanish Love Ballad, from the Romancero of Pedro

Flores, 1594.

Hymn on the Ascension, from the Spanish of Luis de

Leon.

Don Onixote.

La Dama Duende of Calderon.

WILLIAM H. PRESCOTT

23

The Return of Coluinbus after his First Voyage,

from the History of Ferdinand and Isabella.

Queen Isabella, from the same.

Death of Montezuma, from the Conquest of Mexico,

Montezuma's Way of Life, from

CHARLES FOLLEN

20

Scbilier's Love of Liberty, from thi Lectures or

Schiller

MRS. FOLLEN.

On the Death of a Beautiful Girl.

CALVIN COLTON-WALTER COLTON

215

HUGH SWINTON LEGARE.

217

Characteristics of Lord Byron.

DAVID J. M'CORD-LOUISA S. M'CORD

249

The Voice of Years,

Cornelia and Gracchus. Act II1., Sceno 1.

HENRY JUNIUS NOTT

2:3

Passage from “ Thoinas Singularity." "
STEPHEN OLIN

254

KATHARINE AUGUSTA WARE.

255

Voice of the Seasons.

NATHANIEL GREENE.

ROBERT S. COFFIN

255

Pasages from the “ Boston Bard.

Song.

N L. FROTIIINGHAM

256

Hymn.

The McLean Asylum, Somerville, Mass.

ROBERT WALN

257

Passage from * American Bards."

Hanting Song.

WILLIAM A. MUHLENBERG

259

The 187th Hymn.

SAMUEL H. DICKSON .

259

Lines,

Old Age and Death, from the Essays on Life, Sleep,

Pain, &c.

PAGE

M'DONALD CLARKE

261

Stanzas on the Death of Brainard.

On seeing a Young Girl look very wishfully into the

Street from a window of Miss -~'s Boarding

School, in Broadway.

Sunday in Summer.

Astor House.

| ISAAC STARR CLASON.

208

Napoleon, from the Don Juan.

Thomas Addis Eumet.

JOHN HUGHES

264

FRANCIS L. HAWKS

255

Appeal for Uniou of the Revolutionary Fathers and

Statesmen.

To an Aged and very Cheerful Christian Lady.

ALBERT BARNES

205

WILLIAM TUDOR

238

The Elysian Fields, from **Gebei Teir."

ROBERT C. SANDS

271

Hoboken.

Prvem to Yamoyden.

A Monody mude on the late Mr. Sarnuel Portell, by na

Admirer of the Bathos.

The Dead of 1832.

GREYVILLE MELLEN .

277

The Bridal

The Bugle.

PROSPER M. WETMORE

279

Painting

JAMES LAWSON

280

The Approach of Age.

Sonnet, " Andrew Jackson,"

Song.

WILLIAM BOURNE OLIVER PEABODY-OLIVER

WILLIAM BOURNE PEABODY

22

Monadnock.

"Man giveth up the Ghost, and where is Ile?"

LUCIUS M. SARGENT

WILLIAM B. WALTER.

Mourner of the Last Hope.

F. W. P. GREENWOOD

284

Opportunities of Winter for Instruction.

RUFUS CHOATE

296

Passage from Speech on the Oregon Question.

Description of the New England Climate.

The Statesmanship of Daniel Webster.

The Consolations of Literature.

CONNECTICUT ACADEMY OF ARTS AND SCI-

ENCES

289

GEORGE W. DOANE

259

On a very old Wedding Ring.

Lvening.

CALEB CUSHING

291

THEODORE SEDGWICK-CITHARINE M. SEDG-

WICK-THEODORE SEDGWICK

291

The Rescue of Everell by Magawisea, froin "llope

Leslie."

The Shakers at Hancock, from “Redwood."

HANNAH F. LEE

295

GEORGE WOOD

293

The Circle of Financiers, from “ Peter Schiemihi.

HENRY CARY

297

Do not Strain your Puvch.

On Perception.

FRANCIS LIEBER

299

The Gentlemanly Character in Polities aid instituie

tions, from the Address on the Character of the

Gentleman.

The Ship Canal, from the Atlantic to the Pacific.

GEORGE BANCROFT

34

Cornparison of Jubo Locke and Williain Penn.

Braddock's Doteat, 17.5.

Rural Life in England.

The Boston Massacre, 1770.

Study of the Intinite, from the New York Historical

Society Address, 1854.

ROBERT GREENHOW

8:1

S. G. GOODRICH

311

Good Night.

The Teacher's Lesson.

GEORGE HILL

813

Meditation at Athens, from *** Ruins

of Athens."

Liberty,

.

PAGE

A. B. LONGSTREET

814

Georgia Theatrics, from the Georgia Scones."

BENJAMIN F. FRENCH

815

FRANCIS PATRICK KENRICK .

815

CHARLES PETTIT MILVAINE.

316

STEPHEN H. TYNG

816

ALEXANDER YOUNG

316

SAMUEL SEABURY

817

JOHN 0. CHOULES

817

GEORGE P. MARSIL

817

Anglo-Saxon lutiuences of ione.

THOMAS COLE.

818

Sonnet.

A Sunset.

Twilixht.

The Tread of Time.

Song of a Spirit.

ALEXANDER H. EVERETT

820

The Young American,

The Art of Being Happy.

JAMES G. AND MARY E. BROOKS

823

Jeremiahı x, 17.

Freedom.

Stauzas.

JACOB B. MOORE.

:

825

WILLIAM II. SEWARD

326

The American People—their Moral and Intellectuai

Development.

WILLIAM II. FURNESS

828

Hymns.

COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON, S. C.-SOUTH CA-

ROLINA COLLEGE, COLUMBIA

329

THIOMAS COOPER:

381
Memoranda of Tabie-Talk.

ORESTES A. BROWNSON

835

NATIANAEL DEERING

836

The Wreck of the Two Pollies.

ALBERT G. GREENE

836

To the Weathercock on Our Steeple.

The Baron's Last Banquet.

Old Grimes.

EDWARD COATE PINKNEY

838

Passages froin “ Rodolplı."

Italy

The Indian's Bride.

A Picture-Song.

Song.

A Health,

BELA BATES EDWARDS

841

WILLIAM LEGGETT

348

Song

In Memory of William Leggett.

The Main-Truck; or, a Leup for Life.

GEORGE P. MORRIS

847

The Whip-poor-will.

Woodman spare that Tree.

I'm with You once again.

A Legend of the Mohawk.

Poetry

Near the Lake.

The Croton Ode, written at the request of the Corpo-

ration of the city of New York.

My Mother's Bible.

GEORGE W. BURNAP

351

Isolation of the American Colonies, a Proinotion of

Democracy.

NICHOLAS MURRAY

852

CYNTHIA TAGGART

352

On the Return of Spring.

On a Storoi.

RUFUS DAWES

358

Sunrise, from Mount Washington.

The Poet.

JACOB ABBOTT--JOHN S. C. ABBOTT

354

WILLIAM POST HAWES

855

Some Observations concerning Quail.

Hynin Tunes and Graveyards.

A Shark Story, froin Fire Island Ap.

PAGE

ALEXANDER SLIDELL MACKENZIE

860

Zaragoza, from “Spain Revisited."

Lodgings in Madrid, and a Landlady, from the same.

A London Coffee-Room at Dinner Time, from "The

American in England."

RALPH WALDO EMERSON.

865

The Problem.

Tact.

Good Bye.

The llumble Bee.

The Apology

Beauty, from “ Nature."

Love, from the Essays,

Montaigne, from " Representative Men."

GEORGE HENRY CALVERT

872

Washington, from " Arnold and André."

Altieri and Daute.

The Nun.

Bonaparte.

Molice and Rachel.

SAMUEL LINCOLN FAIRFIELD

876

Pere la Chaise.

ROBERT M. BIRD

878 -

The Beech Tree.

A Rescue, from "Nick of the Woods."

WILLIAM BINGHAM TAPPIN

880

Stanzas from “ A Sapphic for Thanksgiving."

The Sunday School.

JOIIN K. !ITCHELL

881

The Brilliant Nor West.

The New and the Old Song.

RICHARD PENN SMITH

882

LOUISA J. HALL

899

Scene from * Mirinm."

MARIA J. MCINTOSII

384

The Brothers; or, in the 'Fashion and Above the

Fashion.

LYDIA MARIA CHILD.

888

Ole Bull

, from " Letters from New York.”'

Old Age, from the same.

The Brothers.

EDMUND D. GRIFFIN .

891

Lines on leaving Italy.

JOHN HENRY HOPKINS

893

WILLIAM CROSWELL

893

The Ordinal.

New Year's Verses, from the Desk of Poor Richard,

Passage from a Commencement Poem.

To My Father

Nature and Revelation.

This also shall pass away.

Pealm cxxxvii.

A Sunday Schoo! Ilymn.

Hym for Advent.

De Profundis.

Traveller's Ilymn.

HORACE BUSHNELL

397

Play, a Life of Freedom.

GEORGE DENISON PRENTICE.

400

The Flight of Years.

CHARLES E. ARTHUR GAYARRÉ .

401

Father Dagobert.

GEORGE W. BETHUNE

409

Song:

The Fourth of July.

National Characteristics.

EDWARD SANFORD

406

Passage from the Loves of the Shell Fishes."

A Hard-Cider Melody.

Address to Black Hawk.

To a Mosquito.

Song, imitated from the French.

Charcoal Sketch of Pot Pie Palmer.

THEODORE S. FAY

412

The Rhine. from " Ulric."

An Outline Sketch.

WILLIAM COX

415

Biography of Jacob Hays.

JOHN INMAN

416

Thonglits at the Grave of a Departed Friend.

HORATIO GREENOUGH

417

The Desecration of the Flag.

JOHN R. BARTLETT

418

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