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Tales," q.v. Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Social Customs. Papers on etiquette. 1887, Bos-
ton. Florence (Howe) Hall.

Social Science, Journal of. Periodical. Established

Society and Solitude. Essays. 1870. R. W. Em-
erson. These comprise : "Society and Solitude,"
"Civilization," "Art," "Eloquence," "Domestic
Life," " Farming," " Works and Days," " Books,"
"Clubs," "Courage," "Success," "Old Age."

Society the"Redeemed Form of Man and the Earnest
of God's Omnipotence in Human Nature : Af-
firmed in Letters to a Friend. 1879. Henry
James, Sr.

Society upon the Stanislaus, The. Poem. 1862-
1866. F. Bret Harte. First line : " / reside at
Table Mountain, and my name is Truthful James.''

" Softly now the light of day." First line of hymn
'• Evening," q.v.

Solar Spots and Terrestrial Temperature. Treatise.
Cleveland Abbe.

Soldiers of Fortune. Novel. 1897. R. H. Davis.

Soliloquy of a Young Poet. Bayard Taylor's first
published poem. It appeared in the Saturday
Evening Post, 1841.

Solitudes of Nature and of Man, The: or The
Loneliness of Human Life. Essays. 1866.
William R. Alger.

Some Considerations on the Keeping of Negroes.
Tract. 1753. John Woolraan.

Some Strange Corners of Our Country : Wonder-
land of the Southwest. 1892. C. F. Lummis.

Somebody's Darling. Poem of the Civil War


(Southern). Maria La Costa. First line:

" Into a ivard of whitewashed walls."
Somebody's Neighbors. Short stories. 1881.

Rose (Terry) Cooke.
Something Left Undone. Poem. Written 1863.

H. W. Longfellow. First line : " Labor with

what zeal we will."
Song and Story. Poems. 1884. Edgar Fawcett.
Song of Fatima, The. Poem. 1860, in the Atlantic

Monthly for September. T. B. Aldrich.
Song of Harvest, A. Poem. 1858. J. G. Whittier.
Song of Lightning, The. Poem. About 18-48.

George W. Cutter.
Song of Marion's Men. 1831, in the New York

Mirror for November. W. C. Bryant. First

line : " Our hand is few, but true and tried."
Song of Nature. Poem. January, 1860, in the

Atlantic Monthly. R.W.Emerson. First line:

^^ Mine are the night and morning."
Song of Pitcairn's Island, A. Poem. 1825, in the

iVew York Review for June. W. C. Bryant.
Song of Steam. Poem. About 1848. George W.

Cutter. First line : '''■Harness me down with your

iron bands."
Song of the Camp, The. Poem. About 1851.

Bayard Taylor. First line : " ' Give us a song! '

the soldiers cried."
Song of the Chattahoochee, The. Poem. Written

1877, and first appeared in Scott's Magazine,

Atlanta, the same year. Sidney Lanier. First

line : " Out of the hills of Habersham."
Song of the Earth, The. Poem. 1856. G. H.

Boker. First line : " O vex me not, ye ever-
burning planets."
Song of the Steeple, The. Song. Monroe H.

Songs by the Way. Poems. 1824. G. W\ Doane.

236 who's the author?

Songs from the Southern Seas. Poems. 1872. John
Boyle O'Reilly.

Songs of a Semite. Poems. 1882. Emma Lazarus.

Songs of Doubt and Dream. Poems. 1891. Edgar

Songs of Exile. Poems. 1896. Herbert Bates.

Songs of Fair Weather. 1883. Maurice Thompson.

Songs of Italy. Poems. 1878. C. H. Miller.

Songs of LalDor. 1848. Poems, including " Ship
Builders," ''Shoemakers," "Drovers," "Fisher-
men," " Huskers," and " Lumbermen." J. G.

Songs of Mexican Seas. Poems. 1887. C. H. INIiller.

Songs of Summer. Poems. 1856. R. H. Stoddard.

Songs of the Desert. Poems. 1875. C. H. Miller.

Songs of the Golden Gate. Poems. 1895. Ina D.

Songs of the Sea. Poems. 1847. Epes Sargent.

Songs of the Sierras. Poems. 1871. C. H. INIiller.

Songs of the Silent World. Poems. 1884. Eliza-
beth Stuart Phelps Ward.

Songs of the South. Anthology. 1895. Jennie
Thornley Clarke.

Songs of the Sunlands. Poems. 1873. C. H.

Songs without Sense. Poems. 1868-1874. F. Bret

"Soon with angels I'll be marching." First line
of the chorus of " Who Will Care for Mother
Now?" q.v. Charles C. Sawyer.

Sot- Weed Factor, The : or A Voyage to INIaryland.
Poem, satirical. 1708. Ebenezer Cook. The "Sot-
Weed Factor " referred to the " tobacco agent."

Soul's Defiance, The. Poem. 1811-1820. Lavinia
(Stone) Stoddard.

Soul's Humiliation, The. Sermon. 1640. Thomas

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Sound and Silence. Essay. December, 1838.
H. D. Thoreau.

Soundings from the Atlantic. Essays. 1863. O.
W. Holmes.

South Carolina, History of the Revolution of. 1785.
David Ramsay.

South Seas, Four Voyages to the. A noted narra-
tive. 1832, New York. Benjamin Morrell.

South Side View of Slavery, A : or Three Months
at the South in 1854. Sketches. 1854. Nehe-
miah Adams.

Southern California. Sketches. 1891. C. D.

Southern Literaiy Messenger, The. Literary
periodical of note. 1834-1864, published at
Richmond. Poe contributed largely to it.

Southern Passages and Pictures. Poems. 1839.
W. G. Simms.

Southern Quarterly Review, The. Established 1842.

Southern Review, The. Established 1828.

Southward Ho ! Romance. 1845. W. G. Simms.

Spagnoletto. Play, tragedy. 1876. Emma

Spaniard's Graves, The. Poem. About 1874. Celia

Spanish Pioneers, The. Historical sketches. 1894.
C. F. Lummis.

Spanish Student, The. Comedy. 1842. Henry W.
Longfellow. It first appeared as a serial in
Graham's Magazine, September, October, No-
vember, 1842 ; was revised and published in
book form, 1843.

Spanish Voyages of Discovery. Historical research.
1831. 'Washington Irving. This is really a
sequel to his " Life of Columbus."

"Sparkling and bright in liquid light." Poem.
About 1842. C. Y. Hofeman.


Sparks from the Anvil. 1848. Elihu Burr itt, often
spoken of as " The Learned Blacksmith," be-
cause he educated himself while at work at his
forge at Worcester, jNIass.

Sparks, Life and Writings of Jared. Biography.
Edited by Herbert B. Adams. 1893.

Sparrowgrass Papers, The. Humorous sketches.
1856. F. S. Cozzens.

Special Pleading. Poem. 1876, in LippincotVs
Magazine for January. Sidney Lanier.

Specimen Days and Collect. Various papers and
memoranda. 1882. Walt Whitman.

Spectacles for Young Eyes. Popular series of
travels. 1862-186.5. Sarah W^est Lander.

Spectre Bridegroom, The. One of the stories of
the " Sketch-Book," q.v. W^ashington Irving.

Spectre Pig, The. Ballad. 1830. O. W^ Holmes.

Speculative Philosophy, Essays in. 1842. Fran-
cis Bowen.

Speculative Philosophy, Journal of. Established

Speech of Love, The. Poem. 1853, in the Knicker-
bocker Magazine for October. R. H. Stoddard.

Sphinx, The. Poem. 1841, in the Dial for Janu-
ary. R.W.Emerson. First line : '^ The Sphinx
is drowsy."

Sphinx's Children and Other People's, The. Short
stories. Rose (Terry) Cooke.

Spinning. Poem. 1874. Helen (Hunt) Jackson.
^^ Like a blind spinner in the sun.'"'

Spinning-Wheel Stories. Juveniles. 1884. Louisa
M. Alcott.

Spirit Land, The. Poem. About 1839. Jones

Spirit of Life. Poem. Read before the Franklin
Society of Brown University, 1833. W. G.


Spirit of Poetry, The. Poem. Written, 1825, at
Portland. H. W. Longfellow.

Spirit Rapper, The. Novel. 1854. O. A.

Spiritual Laws. Essay. 1841. R. W. Emerson.

Spring. Poem. About 1859. Henry Timrod.

Spring Has Come. Poem. 1858. O. W. Holmes.

Spring Miracles. Poem. 1877, in the Atlantic
Montlily for May. Elizabeth Akers.

Springfield Republican. Newspaper. Established
by Samuel Bowles, March 27, 1844. This peri-
odical had been a weekly from the time of its
establishment in 1824 by his father, Samuel

Spy, The. Novel. 1821. James Fenimore Cooper.
Scene of the story, about 1780, in southeastern
New York.

Squatter Sovereignty. Play. Produced at Harri-
gan and Hart's New Theatre, Broadway, New
York City, 1882. Edward Harrigan.

Squibob Papers. Humorous sketches in prose and
verse. 1865. G. H. Derby (John Phoenix).

Squirrel Inn, The. Short story, begun 1890, in
the Centurij Magazine for May. F. R. Stock-

Stage Coach, The. One of the selections of the
" Sketch-Book," q.i\ Washington Irving.

Stage Driver's Story, The. Poem. About 1871.
F. Bret Harte.

Stamp Act, Letters Relating to the. Pamphlet.
1766, New Haven. Jared IngersoU.

Stamp Act, The Repeal of the. Sermon. 1766.
Jonathan INIayhew.

Stand up for Jesus. Hymn. 1858. George Duf-

Standard of Liberty, The. Political Address.
1795. Susanna H. Rowson.

240 who's the author?

Standish of Standish. Historical romance. 1895.
Jane G. Austin. A story of the Pilgrims.

Stanzas on Freedom. Poem. 1843. »J. R. Lowell,

Star in the West, The. Elias Boudinot. This
work attempted to identify the American
Indian with Israel's Ten Lost Tribes. The
author was the first president of the American
Bible Society.

Star of Bethlehem, The. Poem. 18.30. J. G.

Star of Calvary, The. Poem. About 1845. Na-
thaniel Hawthorne.

Star Papers, The. Henry Ward Beecher. These
were a series of papers on art and nature which
Beecher wrote for the Independent, of which
periodical he was one of the founders, and for
twenty years an editorial contributor. They
were signed with an asterisk, hence the name
" Star " papers. They were published in book
form, 1855, with title " Star Papers, or Experi-
ences of Art and Nature." A second series
followed in 1858 with title " New Star Papers,
or Views and Experiences of Religious Sub-

Star-Spangled Banner, The. National hymn.
Sept. 13, 1814, in the Baltimore Patriot, with
title, " The Defence of Fort McHenry." Fran-
cis Scott Key. When the British fleet bom-
barded Fort McHenry, below Baltimore, 1814,
the author was held on one of the British ships
and watched the engagement through the night.
At dawn the " Stars and Stripes " were seen
still floating over the fort, and the poet, inspired
by the sight, wrote the lines which have be-
come national. First line : *' say, can you see
by the dawn's early light.'' The air to which the
song was written was " Anacreon in Heaven,"

who's the author? 241

and was composed by John S. Smith about
1770-1775. The hymn as written by Key
was first sung, it is said, at a tavern near the
Holiday Street Theatre, Baltimore, by F. Du-

Starry Flag Series. Juveniles. W. T. Adams.

Stars and Stripes, The. Civil War ballad. James
T. Fields. First line : " Rally round the flag, hoys"

State Rights and the Appellate Jurisdiction of the
Supreme Court of the United States. Treatise.
1860, Beloit, Wis. J. M. Bundy.

Steadfast. Novel. 1889. Rose (Terry) Cooke.

Stealing from the World Away. Hymn. 1834.
Rav Palmer.

Steamboat, The. Poem. 1840. O. W. Holmes.

Steeds of Apollo, The. Poem. 1809. R. T. Paine.

Stephen Dane. Novel. 1867. Amanda M.

Stepping Heavenward. Juvenile, popular. 1870.
Elizabeth (Paj^son) Prentiss. First published
1869, in the Chicago Advance.

Stethoscope Song, The. Poem. About 1848. O.
W. Holmes.

"Still, still with Thee." Hymn. 1855. Harriet
Elizabeth Beecher Stowe.

Stillwater Tragedy, The. Story. 1880. T. B.

Stolen White Elephant. Sketch. 1882, Boston.
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain).

Stonewall Jackson. Poem of the Civil War. Her-
man Melville. Jackson was fatally wounded at
Chancellorsville, May, 1863.

Stonewall Jackson's Death. See " Death of Stone-
wall Jackson."

Stonewall Jackson's Grave. Poem. 1865. Mar-
garet J. Preston. This occurs in her " Beechen-
brook : A Rhvme of the Civil War."

242 who's the author?

StoneTvall Jackson's Way. War ballad, written
Sept. 17, 1862, at Oakland, Md., within sound
of the guns of Antietam. J. W. Palmer. First
line: " Come, stack arms, men ! Pile on the I'ails."
According to William Gilmore Sinims, this
poem was found on the body of one of Stone-
wall Jackson's dead soldiers after one of the
Shenandoah Valley battles.

Stops of Various Quills. Poems. 1895. W. D.

Stories Mother Nature Told, The. Juvenile. 1889.
Jane Andrews.

Storm-Ship, The. One of the selections of " Brace-
bridge Hall," q.v. Washington Irving.

Storms, The Philosophy of. Meteorological treatise
of note. 18il. James P. Espy, often styled
" The Storm King."

Story Hour, The. Collection of stories for the
kindergarten. 1890. Kate Douglas (Wiggin)
Riggs, in collaboration with her sister, Nora
Archibald Smith.

Story of a Bad Boy, The. Story, juvenile. 1869.
T. B. Aldrich.

Story of a Country Town, The. Novel. 1884.
E. W. Howe.

Story of a Mine. Novel. 1877. F. Bret Harte.

Story of a New York House. Novel. 1887. H. C.

Story of Avis, The. Novel. 1877. Elizabeth Stuart
Phelps Ward. A careful study of a woman's
soul experiences.

Story of Boon, The. Poem. 1874. Helen -(Hunt)

Story of Ida, The. Poem. 1884. J. G. Whittier.

Story of Keedon Bluffs. Novel. 1887. Mary N.
Murfree (Charles Egbert Craddock).

Story of Keunett : A Tale of American Life (after

who's the author? 243

the Revolution). Novel. 1866. Bayard Tay-

Story of Little Red Riding-Hood. Verse. 1865.
R. H. Stoddard.

Story of Patsy, The. Juvenile. 1889. Kate
Douglas (Wiggin) Riggs.

Story of Sevenoaks. Novel. 1875. J. G. Holland.

Story of Tonty. Historical romance. 1890. Mary
H. Catherwood.

Story-Teller's Pack, A. Collection of humorous
stories and sketches. 1897. F. R. Stockton.

Stout Gentleman, The. One of the selections of
" Bracebridge Hall," q.v. Washington Irving.

Strange Disaj^pearance, A. Novel. 1880. Anna
Katharine (Green) Rohlfs.

Strangers, The. Poem. About 1839. Jones Very.

Stratford-on-Avon. One of the selections of the
" Sketch-Book, " q.v. Washington Irving.

Stray Arrows. 1851, iS^ew York. Theodore L. Cuyler.

Stray Leaves from Strange Literature : Stories from
the Anvari-Soheili, Baital-Packisi, Mahabharata.
1884. Lafcadio Hearn.

Stream of Life, The. Poem. 1845, in Graham's
Magazine for July. W. C. Bryant.

Street Lyrics. Poems. 1865. G. H. Boker. These
include " The Grocer's Daughter," "A Mystery,"
" The Two Birds," and " Flowers at the Win-

Streets of New York, The. Tales and sketches.
About 1860. Henry Bergh.

Stringtown on the Pike. Novel. 1900, in the
Bookman. J. U. Lloyd.

Stripes and the Stars, The. War ballad. Edna
D. Proctor. First line : " O star-spangled ban-
ner ! the flag of our pride ! "

Studies in German Literature. 1879. Bayard

244 who's the author?

Studies in Shakespeare. Essays. 1885. Richard

Grant White.
Studies in the South and West, with Comments on

Canada. Observations and sketches. 1889.

C. D. Warner.
Stumbling Blocks. Essays, religious and moral.

1870. Mary Abigail Dodge (Gail Hamilton).
Substance and Shadow : or Morality and Religion

in Their Relation to Life. Essay on the Physics

of Creation. 1863. Henry James, Sr.
Suburban Sketches. 1871, New York. W. D.

Success. Essay. 1870. R. W. Emerson. See

" Society and Solitude."
Summer. Extracts from the journal of H. D.

Thoreau. 1881.
Summer in a Canon, A. California story. 1889.

Kate Douglas (Wiggin) Riggs.
Summer in Arcady, A: A Tale of Nature. Novel.

1896. James Lane Allen. A love story of

Summer in Leslie Goldthwaite's Life, A. Novel.

Adeline D. T. Whitney. The first of "The

Real Eolks Series." The others are " We

Girls," " Real Folks," and " The Other Girls."
Summer on the Lakes. Narrative of an excursion

to Lake Superior, 1843. Published 1844. Sarah

Margaret Fuller Ossoli.
Summer Rain. Poem. About 1860. E. C. Sted-

Summer Ramble, A. Poem. 1826, in the Neiv

York Mirror for August. W. C. Bryant.
Summer Wind. Poem. 1824, in the United States

Literary Gazette, July 15. AV. C. Bryant.
Summons, The. Poem. 1860, in the Atlantic

Monthly for October. J. G. Whittier.
Sun and Shadow. Poem. 1857. O. W. Holmes.

who's the author? 245

Sunday at Home. One of the selections of " Twice-

Told Tales," q.v. Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Sunny Side. Story. 1851, Andover. Elizabeth

Stuart Phelps (1815-1853). This delightful

story of a country parsonage was widely read

in its day, fully 100,000 copies being sold in a

year. The author was the wife of Austin

Phelps and mother of Elizabeth Stuart Phelps

Sunset on the Bearcamp. Poem. 1876. J. G.

Sun'thin in the Pastoral Line. Sixth paper of the

Second Series of the " Biglow Papers," q.v.

J. R. Lowell.
Supernatural in Relation to the Natural. Treatise.

1862, London. James McCosh.
Supernaturalism in New England. 1847. J. G.

Superstition and Force. 1866. Henry Charles Lea.
Supply at St. Agatha's, The. Short story. Eliza-
beth Stuart Phelps Ward.
Surly Tim's Trouble. Short story. 1872, in Scrih-

ner's Monthly. Fiances H. Burnett.
Sursum Corda. Poem. 1840-1847. R.W.Emerson.
Sut Lovengood : Yarns Spun by a " Nat'ral Born

Durned Fool." Humorous sketches. 1867.

George W. Harris.
Swabian Stories. Eighteen romantic stories in

verse. 1882. Theodore Tilton.
Swallow Barn : A Sojourn in the Old Dominion.

Sketches of life and manners in old Virginia.

1832. J. P. Kennedy.
Swallow Flights. Poems. 1892. Ellen Louise

(Chandler) Moulton.
Swamp Fox, The. Poem. AVilliam Gilmore Simms.

First line: " We follow lohere the Swamp Fox


246 who's the author?

Swan Song of Parson Avery, The. Poem. 1858,
in the Atlantic Monthly for July. J. G. Whittier.

Swannee Ribber, Way down upon de. See "Old
Folks at Home."

S-wedenborg. One of the selections of " Represen-
tative Men," q.v. R. W. Emerson.

Sweet Bells Out of Tune. Story. 1893. Con-
stance (Cary) Harrison.

Sweet By and By, In the. Hymn, very widely
known. First published in The Signet Ring at
Elkhorn, Wis., just after the Civil War. S. F.

Sweet Echo Dell. Song. About 1875. Henry
Clav Work.

Sweet Fern. Poem. 1884. J. G. Whittier.

Sweet Genevieve. Song. George Cooper.

Sweet is the Pleasure. Poem. John Sullivan

Sweet Nora O'Neal. Song. About 1860. Will S.

Sweetheart Bird-Song, The. Poem. William
Lukens Shoemaker. This w^as quite popular,
and was set to music by Michael Balfe.

Swingin'' Round the Cirkle. Humorous sketches in
the form of letters from " Confedrit X Roads
which is in the Stait uv Kentucky." 1866.
David Ross Locke (Petroleum V. Nasby).

Sword-Bearer. Civil War poem. George H. Boker.
First line : " Brave Morris saiu the day was


Sword of Bunker Hill, The. Song, patriotic.
William Ross Wallace. First line : " He lay
upon his dying bed.''
Sword of Robert Lee. Poem. Abrani J. Ryan
(Father Ryan). First lines : —

'■^ Forth from its scabbard pure and bright,
Flashed the sword of Lee."


Sybaris and other Homes. Describes the laboring
men's homes, what they ought to be, and what
they should not be. 1869. E. E. Hale.

Sycamores, The. Poem. 1857. J. G. Whittier.

Sylph Etherege. One of the selections of " The
Snow-Image and Other Twice-Told Tales."
Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Sylphs of the Seasons. Poems. 1813, published in
London. Washington Allston.

Sylvan Secrets in Bird-Song and Books. 1887.
jNlaurice Thompson.

Sylvia : or The Lost Shepherd. Eclogue. 1857.
T. B. Read.

Symbolic History of the Cross of Christ, A. 1881.
W. R. Alger.

Sympathy. Poem. 1840-1844. H. D. Thoreau.

Symphony, The. Poem. 1875, in LippincoW s
Magazine for June. Sidney Lanier.

System of Dr. Tarr and Professor Fether, The.
Prose tale. About 1840-1845. Edgar Allan Poe.

System of Doctrines Contained in Divine Revela-
tion Explained and Defended. Theological
treatise. 1793, Boston. Samuel Hopkins.

Table Talk. 1877. Amos B. Alcott.

Tablets. Discussions on various topics. 1868.
Amos B. Alcott.

Tacking Ship Off Shore. Poem. Walter Mitchell.

Take me, O my Father! Take me! Hymn. 1864.
Ray Palmer.

Tale of a Lonely Parish. Novel. 1886. F. M.

Tale of a Pony, The. Poem. 1860-1868. F.BretHarte.

Tales from Two Hemispheres. Short stories. 1877.
H. IL Boyesen.

Tales of a Traveller. Sketches. 1824. Washing-
ton Irving. Murray of London paid fifteen hun-

248 who's the author ?

dred guineas for this before he had seen the

Tales of a Wayside Inn. Poems. 1863, First Series.
1872, Second Series. 1873, Third Series. This
is a collection of poems in three Series or Parts.
Part I. contains " Paul Revere's Ride," " The
Falcon of Ser Federigo," " The Legend of Rabbi
Ben Levi," " King Robert of Sicily," " Saga of
King Olaf," " Torquemada," " Birds of Killing-
worth." Part II. contains " The Bell of Atri,"
" Kambalu," " The Cobbler of Hagenau," " The
Ballad of Carmilhan," " Lady Wentworth," "The
Legend Beautiful," " The Baron of St. Castine."
Part III. contains " Azrael," " Charlemagne,"
"Emma and Eginhard," "Elizabeth," "The
Monk of Casal-Maggiore," " Scanderbeg," " The
Mother's Ghost," " The Rhyme of Sir Christo-
pher." The " Wayside Inn " was at Sudbury,
Mass., and was long known as the " Red Horse

Tales of Peter Parley about America. 1827. Sam-
uel G. Goodrich (Peter Parley).

Tales of the Argonauts. Sketches. 1875, Boston.
F. Bret Harte.

Tales of the Glauber Spa. See " Glauber Spa."

Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque. Prose tales.
1810. Edgar Allan Poe.

Tales of Three Cities. Stories. 1884. Henry
James. This collection embraces " The Im-
pressions of a Cousin," " Lady Barberina," " A
New England Winter."

Talisman, The. Literary annual for which Sands,
Verplanck, and Bryant wrote. It was short-
lived, dying after its third appearance. Pub-
lished 1828-1830.

Talks on Women's Topics. See " Jennie Juneiana."

Tallulah. Poem. 1850. Henry Rootes Jackson.

who's the author? 249

Tamerlane. Poem. 1827, Boston. Edgar Allan
Poe. First line : " Kind solace in a dying hour."

Tanglewood Tales for Girls and Boys : Being a sec-
ond Wonder Book. 1853. Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Tauler. Poem. 1853. J. G. Whittier.

Taxation in the United States, 1789-1816. Johns
Hopkins University Studies in Historical and
Political Science, Second Series, V.-VI. Henry
Carter Adams.

Taxation of America. War ballad of the Revolu-
tion. 1765, according to some authorities, but
references in the ballad indicate a later date.
Peter St. John. First line : " While I relate my

Teacher's Dream, The. Poem. 1870-1880. W.
H. Venable.

Tecumseh. Historical narrative. 1878. Edward
Eggleston, in collaboration with his daughter,
Mrs. E. E. Seelye.

Telemachus versus Venter. Poem. 1868-1874. F.
Bret Harte.

Telling the Bees. Poem. 1858, in the Atlantic
Monthly for April. John Greenleaf Whittier.
First line : " Here is the place ; right over the hill."

Temperance, Six Sermons on. 1842. Lyman

Temperance Tales : or Six Nights with the Wash-
ingtonians. 1848. T. S. Arthur.

Temperance Tales. About 1855. Thurlow Weed

Tempest Tossed. Novel. 1873. Theodore Tilton.

Temple House. Novel. 1867. Elizabeth D. B.

Temple of Wisdom, The. Compilation. 1688,
Philadelphia. Daniel Leeds.

Temple Rebuilt, The. Poem of Christian Faith.
1872. F. R. Abbe.

250 who's the author?

Ten Acres Enough. Narrative of a business man
who became a successful farmer. 1864. Ed-
mund Morris. This book had a wide sale when
it appeared.

Ten Great Religions. A noted work. J. F. Clarke.
Part I. An Essay in Comparative Theology, 1871;
Part II. A Comparison of all Religions, 1883.

Ten Nights in a Bar-Room. Temperance sketches.
1855. T. S. Arthur.

Ten Times One is Ten : or The Possible Refor-
mation. A story in nine chapters. 1870. E.
E. Hale. Four admonitions formed its bases of
reformation, i.e. " To look up, and not down ;
to look forward, and not back ; to look out, and
not in ; and to lend a hand." This story, it is
also said, suggested the idea of circles of ten in
the Association of the King's Daughters.

Ten Years in Washington : Life and Scenes at the
National Capitol as a ^Yoman Sees Them. A
series of letters. 1871, New York. Mary Clem-
mer Hudson. They originally came out in the
New York Independent.

Tennessee's Partner. Short story. 1869, in the
Overland Monthly for October. F. Bret Harte.

Tent Life in Siberia. A graphic account of a jour-
ney across Russian Asia, made with a party
prospecting (1865-1867) for a route for the
Russo- American Telegraph Co. promulgated by
the Western Union Telegraph Co. The enter-
prise, however, was abandoned. 1870. George

Tent on the Beach, The. Poems. 1867. J. G.

Tenth Muse, The. Poems. 1650, in London. The
first book of American poems ever printed
abroad. Anne (Dudley) Bradstreet. Its full
title is an exceedingly long one, of fully eighty

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words, and begins, " The Tenth Muse lately-
sprung up in America, or General Poems com-
piled with a great variety of Wit and Learning,

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