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Boston Magazine. Monthly. 1785. (January to

Boston Massacre, On the. Oration printed by the
order of the Town of Boston, 1772. Joseph

Boston Massacre, The. Historical monograph.
1870. Frederick Kidder.

Boston Monday Lectures. A series of addresses
delivered on Monday mornings at Tremont
Temple. 1878-1884. For a time they were
very popular. Joseph Cook.

Boston News Letter. Started 1704. It was issued
once a week, and has been styled the first news-
paper in America.

Bostonians, The. Xovel. 1886. Henry James.

Botany of the Northern L^nited States. 1848. Asa
Gray. Wrote also " Elements of Botany," 1836 ;
"Genera of the Plants of the United States,"
1848-1849; "New Flora of North America,"

Bound Together : A Sheaf of Papers. A volume of
miscellanies. 1884. D. G. Mitchell (Ik

Bow of Orange Ribbon. A story of colonial
Knickerbocker life. 1886, New York. Amelia
E. Barr.

Boy Brittan. War ballad (Civil War). Forceythe
Willson. First line : " Boy Brittan — only a lad,
a fair-haired hoy — sixteen." Incident of the
battle of Fort Henry, Tenn., Feb. 6, 1862.

34 who's the author?

Boyhood. Poem. Washington AUston.
Boylston Prize Dissertations. Medical essays,

ISoS. O. W. Holmes.
Boys. Poem. 1846, in the Knickerbocker Magazine

for February. J. G. Saxe.
Boy's Froissart, The. Juvenile. 1878. Sidney Lanier.
Boy'sKing Arthur, The. Juvenile. 1880. Sidney

Boys of 76, The. Juvenile. 1883, New York. C.

C. Coffin.
Boy's Percv. The. Juvenile. 1882. Sidnev Lanier.
Boys. The.' Poem. 1859. O.W.Holmes. First line:

''Has there any old fellow got mixed with the

Boy's Town, A. Juvenile. 1890, in Harpers Young

People, April 8-Aug. 26. W. D. Howells.
Braoebridge Hall, or The Humorists. 1822. A

collection of sketches. Washington Irving.

The characters of the '-Christmas Sketches"

appear again in this book.
Brahma. Poem. Published in Atlantic Monthly

of November, 1857. R. W. Emerson. First

line : " If the red slayer thinks he slays."
Brainerd, Life of David. Biography. 1749. Jona-
than Edwards.
Brant and Red Jacket. Story. 1879. Edward

Eggieston, with his daughter, Mrs. E. E. Seelve.
Brave at Home, The. Poem. 1860-1865. T. B. Read.
Brave Boys are They. Song. Civil War. H. C.

Work. First line : " Bj-ave boys are they, gone at

their country's call"
Bravo, The. Novel. 1831. J. F. Cooper.
Brazil and the Brazilians. Travels. 1857. J. C.

Fletcher, with D. P. Kidder. This work be-
came quite popular, and in eleven years reached

its eighth edition.
Bread and Breadmaking. Treatise. About 1840.

who's the author? 35

Sylvester Graham, the noted advocate of un-
bolted wheat or " Graham flour."

Breadwinners, The. Novel. 1883. Its author-
ship has been generally ascribed to John Hay.

Break the News to Mother. Popular song. About
1898. C. H. Harris.

" Breathe, trumpets, breathe." First line of " A
Requiem for One slain in Battle." 1862.
George Lunt.

Bressant. Romance. 1873. Julian Hawthorne.

Briar Cliff. See "Brier Cliff."

Brick Moon, The. A series of sketches begun in
the Atlantic Monthly, October, 1869. E. E. Hale.

Bricks Without Straw. Novel. 1880. A. W.

Bridal of Pennacook, The. Poem. 1844. J. G.
Whittier. First line : " We had been icandering
for many days"

Bride and Bridegroom. A series of letters on mar-
riage. 1873. Julia C. R. Dorr.

Bride of Genoa, The. Play. Written 1836. Pro-
duced at the Tremont Theatre, Boston. Epes

Bridge, The. Poem. Written Oct. 9, 1845. H. W.
Longfellow. The j^oem originally referred to
the bridge over the Charles River between Bos-
ton and Cambridge. First line : " / stood on the
bridge at midnight.'"

Brief Narrative of the Progress of the Gospel among
the Indians. 1670. John Eliot.

Briefless Barrister, The. Poem, humorous. About
1849. J. J. Saxe.

Brier Cliff. Drama. Written 1825. Produced at
the Chatham Theatre, New York City, 1837.
G. P. Morris.

Bright Skies and Dark Shadows. Travel sketches.
1800. Henry Martyn Field (1822-).


" Bring the good old bugle, boys ! we'll sing another
song." First line of the famous war ballad,
*' Marching through Georgia," q.v.

British Prison Ship, The. Poem in four cantos. 1781,
in Francis Bailey's Freeman's Journal. Philip
Freneau. It was written at the close of 1780.
First line : " Assist me,, Clio ! while in verse I tell."

Brook and the Wave, The. Poem. Written Oc-
tober 18, 1819. H. W. Longfellow.

Brooks, Life and Letters of. Biography. 1901.
A. V. G. Allen.

Brooksiana. Writings of a noted controversy on
the question of church property between Erastus
Brooks and John Hughes, collected and pub-
lished by the latter. 1855, New York.

Broomstick Train, The. Poem. 1890. O. W.
Holmes. First line: ^^ Look out! Look out,
boys ! Clear the track ! "

Brother Jonathan's Lament for Sister Caroline.
Poem. Written December, 1860. Published
1861. O. W. Holmes. This poem was written
when South Carolina seceded. First line : ^'' She
has gone, — she has left us in passion and pride."

Brother to Dragons, A. Short story. 1886, in the
Atlantic Monthly for March. Amelie Rives
(Chanler) Troubetzkoy.

Brotherhood of Thieves, The : A True Picture of
the American Church and Clergy. Pamphlet.
1843. S. S. Foster.

Brothers, The. Poem. About 1841. Charles
Sprague. First line : " We are but two — the
others sleep."

Brown Dwarf of Rugen, The. Poem. 1888. J. G.

Brown, Life and Letters of John; Liberator of
Kansas and Martvr of Virginia. Biography.
1885, Boston. F. B. Sanborn.

who's the author? 37

Brown of Calaveras. Short story. 1870, in the

Overland Monthly for March. F. Bret Harte.
Brown of Ossawatomie. Poem. 1859. J. G.

Brueton's Bayou. Novelette. 1886. John Habberton.
Brutus, or the Fall of Tarquin. Play. 1820.

John Howard Payne.
Bryan Maurice, or the Seeker. Novel. 1867, Phila-
delphia. Walter Mitchell.
Bryant, Life of William Cullen. Biography. 1879.

G. W. Curtis.
Bryant, Life of William Cullen. Biography. 1883.

Parke Godwin. This is the standard biography

of Bryant.
Buccaneer, The. Poem. 1827. P. H. Dana. First

line : " The island lies nine leagues away.''
Bucket, The. See " Old Oaken Bucket."
Buckeye Abroad, A : or Wanderings in Europe

and in the Orient. Travels. 1852, New York.

S. S. Cox (" Sunset Cox," so called on account

of an oratorical description of a sunset which

he wrote).
Bucktails, The : or Americans in England. Comedy.

1817. J. K. Paulding.
Buds and Bird Voices. One of the selections of

" Mosses from an Old Manse," q.v. Nathaniel

Buena Vista. War ballad (Mexican w^ar). Albert

Pike. First line : " From the Rio Grandees ivaters

to the icy lakes of Maine.'"
Buena Vista. War ballad, written on the field after

the battle. G. W. Cutter. First line : " Buena

Vista ! thou hast smiled."
Building of the City Beautiful, The. Romance,

poetic. 1893. C. H. Miller (Joaquin Miller).
Building of the Ship, The. Poem. Begun June

18, 1849; finished Sept. 22, 1849. H. W. Long-

38 who's the author?

fellow. This poem was the leading one in the
collection *' Seaside and Fireside," published
November, 1849. First line : " Build me straight,
worthy Master I"

Bundle of Letters, A (Reprinted from the Parisian).
Romance. 1880. Henry James. It first ap-
peared in the Atlantic Monthly, May, 1859.

Bunker Hill: An Ode on the Celebration (June 17,
1825) of the Battle of. Poem. Grenville Mellen.
It contains "The Lonely Bugle Grieves," begin-
ning, " The trump hath blown."

Bunker Hill Monument. An address delivered at
the laying of the cornerstone of the Bunker
Hill M"^onument at Charlestown, Mass., June 17,
1825. Daniel Webster. His second " Bunker
Hill oration " carries the title " The Completion
of the Bunker Hill IMonument." This address
was delivered on the occasion of the completion
of the monument, June 17, 1843.

Bunker Hill, the Command in the Battle of. 1849,
Boston. Richard Frothingham.

Bunker's Hill. Poem. 1776. H. H. Brackenridge.

Buntling Ball, The. Satire (anonymous) in verse.
1884, New York. Edgar Fawcett.

Burgoyne''s March. Poem, read at Bemis Heights,
1877, on the occasion of the Saratoga County
Centennial celebration. R. T. S. Lowell.

Burial of Latane, The. Poem of the Civil War
(Southern). J. R. Thompson. First line: " The
combat raged not long, but ours the day." Captain
Latane was one of Stuart's Confederate cavalry.
He was killed, 1862, in the Pamunkey expedi-

Burial of Love, The. Poem. 1854, in Graham's
Magazine. W. C. Bryant.

Burial of the Minnisink. Poem. Written 1825.
H. W. LongfeUow.

who's the author? 39

Burial Place, The. Poem. Written at Great Bar-
rington, Mass., 1818, and published in the col-
lective edition of poems, 1832. W. C. Bryant.

Burning of Schenectady, The. Poem. 1842. A. B.

Burns. Poem. 1827. Fitz-Greene Halleck.

Burns. Poem. 1854. J. G. Whittier.

Burr, Life and Times of Aaron. Biography. 1857.
James Parton.

Bur-well Papers, The. Manuscripts often alluded to
by this name because they were first made public
by the Burwell family of King William County,
Va. They were first printed in the Second Mas-
sachusetts Historical Collections, I., 27-80, and
related to Nathaniel Bacon and his stormy re-

Bury Them. War lyric. About 1863-1864. H. H.
Brownell. A memory of the engagement at
Fort Wagner, July 18, 1863.

Busybody Papers, The. A series of moral essays,
begun, 1728, in the Philadelphia Mercury. Ben-
jamin Franklin.

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

But Yet a Woman. Romance. 1883. A. S.

Butterflies of North America, The. An extensive
and authoritative work on the subject. 1868-
1888. W. H. Edwards.

By Shore and Sedge. Short stories. 1885. F. Bret
Harte. Contains " An Apostle of the Tules,"
" Sarah Walker," " A Ship of '49."

By the Waters of Babylon. Poem. 1828-1888.
Emma Lazarus.

By Their Works. Poem. 1881. J. G. Whittier.

Byways and Birdnotes. 1885. Maurice Thompson.

Byways of Europe. Travels. 1869. Bayard Taylor.

40 who's the author?

Cadet Grey. Poem, dramatic. About 1871. F.

Bret Harte.
Calavar: A Tale of the Conquest of Mexico. Xovel.

ISol. Robert M. Bird. Tliis was his first novel.
Calaynos. Tragedy. 1848. G. H. Boker.
Caldwell of Springfield. Poem. About 1871. F.

Bret Harte.
Caleb Krinkle. Story of American life. 1875.

C. C. Coffin.
California and Oregon Trail, The. See "Oregon

California, History of. 1885-1897. T. H. Hittell.
California Madrigal. Poem. About 1871. F. Bret

Calm on the List'ning Ear of Xight. Poem of

Christmastide. About 1874. E. H. Sears. First

line: " Calm on the list'ning ear of night comes

heaven's melodious strains."
Camp and Outpost Duty for Infantry. Manual.

1862. Daniel Butterfield.
Campaign of the Northwest Army. 1824. William

Hull. In this work the general, court-martialled,

1812, for surrendering Detroit to the English,

makes a defence of his act.
Campaign of 1781 in the Carolinas, The. Historical.

1824. Henry Lee (1787-1837).
Campaigning on the Oxus and the Fall of Khiva. A

noted narrative of travels made by the author in

connection with the Russian expedition against

Khiva in 1873. Published, 1874, New York.

Januarius Aloysius MacGahan.
Camptown Races. Song. 1850. S. C. Foster.
Canada and the Indian Territories between the Years

1760 and 1776 ; Travels and Adventures in. 1809,

XewYork. Alexander Henry.
Cannibals All, or Slaves without Masters. 1857,

Richmond. George Fitzhugh.

who's the author? 41

Canoe and the Saddle, The : Adventures among the
Northwestern Rivers, and Forests, and Isth-
muses. Travel sketches, graphically told. 1862.
Theodore Winthrop.

Canonchet. Ballad. Published in Updike's " His-
tory of the Narraghansett Church." 1847. A.
G. Greene.

Canterbury Pilgrims, The. One of the selections
of " The Snow-Image and Other Twice-Told
Tales." Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Cape Cod. Miscellaneous sketches of that place.
1865. H. D. Thoreau.

Cape Cod Folks. Novel, very popular. 1881,
Boston. Sarah Pratt (McLean) Greene.

Cape Cottage at Sunset. Poem. W. B. Glazier.

Captain Bonneville, Adventures of. See "Adven-
tures of Captain Bonneville."

Captain Chap : or The Rolling Stones. Story,
juvenile. 1882. F. R. Stockton.

Captain, My Captain. See " O Captain, My

Capture, Prison-Pen and Escape. Narrative.
1865, Albany. Willard Glazier. Over four
hundred thousand copies of this work were

Cardinal Bird, The. Poem. W. D. Gallagher.

Caricature and other Comic Art in all Times and
in Many Lands. An elaborate work on the
progress of caricature from its beginning to
modern times. 1877. James Parton.

Carillon. Poem. Prelude of the Belfry of Bruges,
q.v. H. W. Longfellow.

Carl Werner : an Imaginative Story. 1838. W. G.

Carmen Bellicosum. Noted ballad. 1849, in the
Knickerbocker Magazine. G. H. McMaster.
First line : " In their ragged regimentals." It

42 who's the author?

is familiarly known by the title, ''The Old

Carolina. Poem. About 1860. Henry Timrod.
First line : " The despot treads thy sacred

Carrier Pigeon, The. Song. J. G. Percival.

Carriers' Addresses. Many early periodicals inaugu-
rated a custom of printing in verse a salutation
on New Year's Day, addressed to those who
delivered the papers. This custom became
widely prevalent and continued for a long
time. Notable among those early to employ the
custom were Aquila Rose, in 1720, and William
Bradford, of the Pennsylvania Journal, 1776.

Cartier to Frontenac. A work of historical re-
search. 1891:. Justin Winsor.

Cartoons. Collection of poems. 1875. Mar-
garet J. Preston. This collection contains :
"Cartoons from the Life of the Old Masters,"
" Cartoons from the Life of the Legends,"
" Cartoons from the Life of To-day."

Casa Braccio. Novel. 1895. F. M. Crawford. A
story of Italian life.

Case of Major Andre, The. Essay, vindicating
Washington's action. C. J. Biddle.

Cask of Amontillado, The. Prose tale. 1846, in
Godev's Ladifs Book for October. E. A. Poe.

Casket, The. Periodical. 1821-1839. Published
at Philadelphia. Succeeded by Graham's
Magazine, q.v.

Caspipina's Letters. Observations on literary,
moral, and religious subjects. 177-4, Philadel-
phia. Jacob Duche.

Cassandra South wick. Poem. 1843. J. G. Whit-
tier. Relates to the Quaker persecutions. First
line: '' To the God of all sure mercies, let my bless-
ing rise to-day,"

who's the author? 43

Cassique of Accabee : A Legend of Ashley River.
roem. 1853. W. G. Simms.

Cassique of Kiawah, The: A Colonial Romance.
1859. W. G. Simms.

Cast Aside. Popular song. 1896. C. K. Harris.

Castilian Days. Travels. 1871. John Hay.

Casting Away of Mrs. Leeks and Mrs. Aleshine.
Humorous tale. 1886. F. R. Stockton.

Castle by the Sea, The. Poem. 1852. R. H.

Castle Dismal: or The Bachelor's Christmas.
Story. 1845. W. G. Simms.

Castle Xowhere: Lake Country Sketches. 1875.
Constance F. Woolson.

Castle St. Angelo and the Evil Eye: Being addi-
tional chapters to "Roba di Roma." 1877,
PhUadelphia. W. W. Story.

Castles. Poem. 1865, in the Atlantic Monthly for
May. T. B. Aldrich.

Catawba, The. Poem. 1850-1860. W. W. Fos-

Catena Dominica. Poems, religious. J. H. Alex-

Cathedral, The. Poem. 1870, in the Atlantic
Monthly for January. J. R. Lowell. It was
written during the summer of 1869. After its
appearance in the Atlantic it was enlarged and
issued in book form. First line: '■^ Far through
the memory shines a happy day.^'

Catholic Church in America, The. 1886. J. D.
G. Shea.

Cavalry Charge, The. Ballad of the Civil War.
F. A. Durivage. First line: " With hi^ay of the

Cavalry Ciiarge, The. Poem of the Civil War.
B. F. Taylor. First line: "■Hark! the rattling
roll of the musketeers."

44 who's the author?

Cavalry, History of the United States. 1865, New
York. A. G. Brackett.

Cavalry Song. Ballad of the Civil War. R. W.
Raymond. First line : " Our bugles sound gayly.
To horse and away."

Cavalry Song. A spirited little lyric, which occurs
in Part XI. of " Alice of Monmouth," q.v. E.
C. Stedman. It is of three stanzas, and is one of
his best-known poems. First line : " Our good
steeds snuff the evening air."

Cecil Dreeme. Novel. 1861. Theodore Winthrop.

Celestial Passion, The. Poem. 1887. R. W.

Celestial Railroad, The. One of the selections of
"Mosses from an Old Manse," q.v. Nathaniel

Centennial Hymn. 1876, Atlantic Monthly for June.
J. G. Whittier. It was written for the Inter-
national Exhibition's opening, May 10, 1876.
First line : " Our fathers God ! from out whose

Centennial Ode. Pronounced at the Centennial
Celebration of the Settlement of Boston. Sep-
tember, 1830. Charles Sprague.

Centennial Ode. Written for the Second Centen-
nial Celebration of Boston's Settlement, Sept.
17, 1830. John Pierpont. First line: ''Break
forth in song, ye trees."

Centennial Ode to Columbia. Read at opening of
the Centennial Exhibition at Philadelphia, 1876.
Sidney Lanier.

Central Africa. Travels. 1854:. Bayard Taylor.

Century Magazine. Established 1881. Editor,
R. W. Gilder. It succeeded Scribner's Monthly,

Century of Dishonor, A : A Sketch of the United
States Government's Dealings with some of

who's the author? 45

the Indian Tribes. 1881. Helen (Hunt)

Chain Gang, The. Melodrama. C. H. Foster.

Chainbearer, The. Novel. 1845. J. F. Cooper.

Chambered Nautilus, The. Poem. 1857, in the
"Autocrat of the Breakfast Table." O. W.
Holmes. First line : " This is the ship of pearl,
ic h ich, poets fe iy n."

Champions of Freedom, The. 1816. Samuel Wood-
worth. This was an attempt to write a history
of the War of 1812 in the form of a romance.

Chance Acquaintance, A. Sketch. 1874, Boston.
AV. D. Howells. It originally appeared in the
Atlantic Monthly as a serial in 1873.

Changeling, The. Poem. 1865, in the Atlantic
Monthly for July. J. G. Whittier.

Changes of Home, The. Poem. 1827-1833. R. H.

Chanting Cherubs, The. Poem. 1827-1833. R. H.

Chapel of the Hermits, The. Poem. 1851. J. G.
AVhittier. First line: "/ do believe, and yet, in

Characcae Americanse. 1880, Boston. T.F.Allen.

Character. Essay. 1844. R. AV. Emerson.

Character and Characteristic Men. Essays. 1866.
E. P. AA'hipple.

Character and AVritings of John Milton, Remarks
on the. Series of articles in the Christian Ex-
aminer, 1826. AA^ E. Channing (1780-1842).

Character of AA^ashington, The. Speech delivered
at a public dinner in the city of AA^ashington,
Feb. 22, 1832, the centennial anniversary of
AA'ashington's Birthday. Daniel AA-'ebster.

Charcoal Sketch of Pot Pie Palmer, A. Satirical
prose sketch. First published in the New York
Mirror. Edward Sanford.


Charcoalman, The. Poem. About 1869. J. T.

Charge by the Ford, The. War ballad (Civil ^Yar).

T. D. English. First line: ^'■Eighty and nine

with their captain.'"
Charlemagne. Poem. H. W. Longfellow. This

is the third PoeVs Tale of " Tales of a Wayside

Charlemont: or The Pride of the Village. 1856.

A story of Kentucky. W. G. Simms. This is

a sequel to " Beauchampe," q.v.
Charles Elwood, or The Infidel Converted. A novel

in form, but really a psychological study. 1840.

O. A. Brownson.
Charlotte Temple. Xovel. Published in England

about 1790. Susanna H. Rowson. Said to be

the first work of American fiction. This sad

story of betrayal was written from a true

original. The original was Miss Stanley, a

grand-daughter of the Earl of Derby. Her

body lies in Trinity churchyard, Xew York

Charming Woman, A. Poem. 1875, in Harper's

Magazine for March. J. G. Saxe.
Chickadee, The. See " Titmouse, The," by R. W.

Child Life. Compilation of poems. 1873. J. G.

Childe Roeliff's Pilgrimage. Tale. Contributed to

the Glauber Spa, q.v. J. K. Paulding. It bur-
lesques fashionable journeys.
Childhood. Poem. About 1847. W. W. Story.
Childhood Songs. Poems. 1874. Lucy Larcom.
Children in the Wood, The. Verse. 1865. R. H.

Children of Isis, The. Poem. About 1871. R. H.


who's the author? 47

Children of the King, The. Novel. 1893. A tale
of southern Italy. F. M. Crawford.

Children, The. Poem. About 1860-1868. C. M.
Dickinson. First line : " When the lessons and
tasks are all ended."

Children's Hour, The. Poem. 1863. H. W. Long-
fello^Y. First line: ^'■Between the dark and the
daylight." This poem occurs in Flight the Second
of "Birds of Passage."

Chimney Corner, The. Essays and sketches of
domestic life. 1865 and 1866, in the Atlantic
Monthly. Harriet Elizabeth (Beecher) Stowe.

Chippings with a Chisel. One of the selections
of "Twice-Told Tales," q.v. Nathaniel Haw-

Chiquita. Poem. 1870, in the Overland Monthly
for March. F. Bret Harte.

Chita: A Memory of Last Island. Story. 1889.
Lafcadio Hearn. The tale of an island in
the Gulf of Mexico, swept away by a hurricane.

Chocorua. Sonnet. 1870, in the Atlantic Monthly
for September. Lucy Larcom.

Choir Invisible, The. NoveL 1897. J. L. Allen.
A story of Kentucky a hundred years ago.

Chosen Valley, The. Novel. 1892. MaryH.Foote.

Choy Susan. Story. 1884. W. H. Bishop.

Christian Commonwealth, The. A treatise on
government, for converted Indians. This work
is rare because it was suppressed by the authori-
ties on the ground of containing "seditious
principles and notions." 1659. John Eliot.

Christian Panoply. A reply to Paine's work, "The
Age of Reason." 1799, Philadelphia. Moses

Christianity and Positivism. Series of lectures.
1871, London and New York. James McCosh.

Christianity and Social Problems. Collection of

48 who's the author?

papers embodying the themes of lectures and

articles contributed to various periodicals. 1896.

Lvraan Abbott.
Christianity the Logic of Creation. Collection

of letters on spiritual themes. 1857. Henry

James, Sr.
Christmas. One of the selections of the " Sketch

Book," q.v. Washington Irving.
Christmas Banquet, The. One of the selections of

"Mosses from an Old Manse," q.v. Nathaniel

Christmas Day. One of the selections of the

''Sketch Book," q.v. Washington Irving.
Christmas Bells. Poem. Written Dec. 25, 1864.

H. W. Longfellow.
Christmas Dinner, The. One of the selections of

the "Sketch Book," q.v. Washington Irving.
Christmas Eve. One of the selections of the " Sketch

Book," q.v. Washington Irving.
Christmas Every Day. Story, juvenile. 1893. W.

D. Ho wells.
Christmas Xight in the Quarters. Poem in Scrih-

ners Monthly, January, 1878. L'win Russell.
Christmas Shadrach. Short story. 1890, in the

Ceniuni Magazine for December. F. R. Stockton.
Christmas' Wreck, The. Short story. 1886. F. R.

Christopher Columbus and How He Received and

Imparted the Spirit of Discovery. Historical

research. 1892. Justin Winsor.
Christus : A Mystery. Dramatic poem. 1868-

1872. H. W. Longfellow. This work is a trilogy

made up of " The Divine Tragedv" (Part One),

1872, "The Golden Legend" (Part Two), 1851,

and " The New England Tragedies " (Part

Three), 1868.
Chronicles of the City of Gotham from the Papers

who's the author? 49

of a Retired Common Councilman. 1830. James
K. Paulding.

Chronological History of New England, in the
Form of Annals. First vol., 1736. Second
(two numbers only), 1755. Thomas Prince.
It was his intention to narrate the occurrences
in New England, 1602-1730, but the work comes
down to 1633 only, its main purpose over-
whelmed by a long introduction which began
with the creation of the world and led tediously
up to the annals of New England.

Church in the Wilderness, The. Poem. 1840,
Nashville. A. L. P. Green.

Church, The. Poem, religious. A. B. N. Haven.

Church's Quarrel Espoused. A pamphlet. 1710.
John Wise.

"Cicely." Poem. 1870, in the Overland Monthly
for October. Bret Harte.

Cigarette-maker's Romance, A. Novel. 1890.
F. M. Crawford.

Circles. Essay. 1841. R. W. Emerson.

Circuit Rider. Novel. 1874. Edward Eggleston.
It is a story of itinerant life in the West.

Circumstances Favorable to the Progress of Lit-
erature in America. Oration. 1824. Edward

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