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United States of America. Vol. L, 1787. Vols.
II. and III., 1788. J. Q. Adams. This work
was called forth by a letter of Turgot's appended
to Richard Price's " Observations on the Impor-
tance of the American Revolution."

Deliberative Assemblies : Rules of Proceeding and
Debates. 1854, Boston. L. S. Cushing. Very
well known as " Cushing's Manual of Parlia-
mentary Practice."

Demagogue. The. Political novel. 1890. D. R.
Locke (Petroleum V. Nasby).

Democracy. An address delivered, 1884, at Bir-
mingham, England. J. R. Lowell.

Democracy Unveiled : or, Tyranny Stripped of the
Garb of Patriotism. A vehement attack on
the Jeffersonians (in verse). 1805. T. G.
Fessenden.

Democratic Vistas. Essays and observations. 1870.
Walt Whitman.

Demon of the Study. Poem. 183.5. J. G. Whittier.

Denver Tribune Primer. Sketches. 1882. Eugene
Field.



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Departed, The. Poem. Park Benjamin. First
line: " T/fe departed! the departed!"

Dermot MacMorrogh : or The Conquest of Ireland.
A long historical tale of the twelfth century
in four cantos. 1832, Boston. J. Q. Adams.

Descent into the Maelstrom, The. Prose tale. 1842,
in Grahams Magazine for May. E. A. Poe.

Desert Hymn to the Sun. Poem. About 1855.
Bayard Taylor.

Deserted Bride, The. Poem. 1838. G. P. Morris.

Deserted Wife, The. Poem. About 1823. J. G.
Percival.

Deserter, The. Story of military life. Novelette-
1887, in Lippincott's Magazine for May. Capt.
Cliarles King.

Despot of Broomsedge Cove, The. Novel. 1888.
Mary N. Murfree (Charles Egbert Craddock).

Destiny. Poem. 1872, in the Atlantic Monthly for
.Alay. T. B. Aldrich.

Destiny of Man Viewed in the Light of his Origin,
The. Treatise. 1881-, Boston. John Fiske.

Destruction of Gotham. Story of Xew York. 1886,
New York. C. H. Miller (Joaquin Miller).

Detmold. Romance. 1879. W. H. Bishop.

Deus Homo : God-Man. Theological Essays. 1867.
Theophilus Parsons (1797-1882).

Development of English Literature. 1879. P. F.
Mullany (Brother Azarias).

Devil in Manuscript, The. One of the selections of
" The Snow-Image and Other Twice-Told Tales."
Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Devirs Ford. Novelette. 1887. F. Bret Harte.

Dial, The. A famous literary quarterly. Published
at Boston. It voiced the Transcendentalists, and
was edited by ^Margaret Fuller, Ripley, Emer-
son, and others. It began July, 1810, and con-
tinued until April, 1844.



68 who's the author?

Diamond Lens. Story. 1858, in the Atlantic Monthly

for January. Fitz-James O'Brien.
Diamond AVedding, The. Poem. 18.59, in the New

York Tribune. E. C. Stedman.
Dickens in Camp. Poem. 1870, in the Overland

Monthlij for July. F. Bret Harte.
Dictionary of Americanisms. 1860. A valuable

work of reference. J. R. Bartlett.
Dictionary of the English Language. First edition

1828, second edition ISiO. Noah Webster.
Dictionary of the English Language. 1860. J. E.

Worcester.
Didier's Letters from Paris. 1821, New York.

F. J. Didier.
Dies Xatalis Christi. Poem. 1871-1880. R. H.

Stoddard.
Dirge. Poem. About 1848. C. G. Eastman.
Dirge. Poem. 1840-1847. R. W. Emerson.
Dirge for a Soldier. Poem. 1864. G. H. Boker.

Written in memory of General Philip Kearney,

killed Sept. 1, 1862.
Dirge for a Young Girl. Poem. About 1848. J. T.

Fields. First line : " Underneath the sod, low

lyingr
Dirge for Two Veterans. Poem. Walt Whitman.
Dirge of a Sailor. Poem. 1864. George H. Boker.
Disappointment, The : or The Force of Credulity.

Comic opera. 1767, New York. Andrew

Barton.
Discourse Concerning Paper Money. Tract. 1741.

John AVebbe.
Discourse on the Character of Washington. 1800.

Timothy Dwight.
Discourses on Davila: A Series of Papers on

Political History. 1790, in the Gazette of the

United States, at Philadelphia. John Adams.

These were a sequel to his " Defence of the



who's the author? 69

Constitutions of Government of the United
States."

Discovery of America, The. A work of historical
research. 1892. John Fiske.

Discovery of the Great West, The. See " La Salle."

Disenchantment of Death, The. Poem. About
1889. M. J. Cawein.

Disquisition on Government, A. Essay. J. C.
Calhoun.

Dissertation on the Canon and Feudal Law. Papers
in the Boston Gazette, 1765. John Adams.

Distillation. Treatise. 1815. Harrison Hall.

Dithyrambic on Wine, A. Poem. About 1765.
Thomas Godfrey.

Diverting History of John Bull and Brother Jona-
than. Satire. 1812. J. K. Paulding.

Dividing Line, History of the. One of the " West-
over Manuscripts," q.v. Fkst published, 1811.
William Byrd,

Divina Commedia. H. W. Longfellow. Six sonnets
which were published as prologues to the three
parts of his translation of Dante's "Divina Com-
media." These also appear in his collected poems
under the title, " Divina Commedia," as part of
" Flower-de-Luce." They were written at vari-
ous times in the progress of his work in trans-
lating Dante's great poem.

Divine Guidance. 1881. Mary A. Dodge (Gail
Hamilton).

Divine Tragedy, The. Dramatic poem. At the end
of 1871. H. W. Longfellow. "The Divine
Tragedy " makes up Part I. of '' Christus : A
Mvsterv," q.v.

Divorce. Plav. Produced Sept. 5, 1871. J. A. Daly.

Dixie. Ballad of the Civil War (Xorthern). T. M.
Cooley. First line: '■'■Away down South where
grows the cotton,'"



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Dixie. Ballad of the Civil War. Very popular
through the South. It was composed in 1859.
D. D. Emmett. This song, which became
one of the great battle songs of the South, was
originally composed as a " walk-around " for
Bryant's minstrels, who were performing in
New York City at Mechanic's Hall. First line :
" / wish I tvas in de land oh cotton, old times dar
are not forgotten.'' The chorus was especially
popular, and began, ^^ Den I wish I was in Dixie,
hooray! hooray!"

Dixie. VVar ballad (Civil War. Southern). 1861,
in the Natchez Courier, May 30. Albert Pike.
First line: ^^ Southrons, hear your country call
you ! "

Do They Miss Me at Home? Popular song. Caro-
line Atherton (Briggs) Mason. It first appeared
in a newspaper of Salem, Mass.

Dobbs, His Ferry. Poem. 1868, in Putnam's Maga-
zine for January. W. A. Butler.

Doctor Breen's Practice. Novel. 1881. W. I).
Howells. It originally appeared in the Atlantic
Monthly, August-December, 1881.

Dr. Claudius. Novel. 1883. F. M. Crawford.

Dr. Grimshaw's Secret. Romance (posthumous).
1883. Nathaniel Hawthorne. It was edited by
his son, Julian.

Dr. Heidegger's Experiment. One of the selections
of "Twice-Told Tales," q.v. Nathaniel Haw-
thorne.

Dr. Heidenhoff's Process. Story. 1880. Edward
Bellamy.

Dr. Johns. Novel. 1866. D. G. Mitchell (Ik
Marvel).

Dr. Le Baron and his Daughters. Romance, his-
torical. A story of the old colony. 1890. Jane
G. Austin.



who's the author? 71

Doctor Sevier. Novel. 1884. G. W. Cable. A

storv of New Orleans life.
Doctor Zay. Novel. 1882. Elizabeth S. P. Ward.
Doleful State of the Damned, The. Sermon. 1710.

Samuel Moody (1676-1747).
Deliver Romance, The. This unfinished romance

was found among the author's effects after his

death, and the first part was published in the

Atlantic Monthly, July, 1864. It was also called

"Pansie." Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Dolly Yarden. Poem. About 1874. F. Bret Harte.
Dolores. Poem. 1876, in Lippincott's Magazine for

June. Emma Lazarus.
Dolph Heyliger. One of the stories of " Bracebridge

Hall." Washington Irving.
Domestic Life. Essay. 1870. R. W. Emerson.

See " Society and Solitude."
Domesticus : A Tale of the Imperial City. 1886,

New York. William A. Butler.
Dominie's Daughter, The. Play. Produced, 1886.

David Demarest Lloyd.
Donald and Dorothy. Juvenile. 1883. Mary M.

Dodge.
Don Diego of the South. Poem. About 1874. F.

Bret Harte.
Don Orsino. Novel. 1892. F. M. Crawford.
Don't. Small book on etiquette. 1883. O. B. Bunce.

Yery popular for a time.
Don't Bet Your Money on the Shanghai. Song.

1861. S. C. Foster.
Don't Kill the Birds. Poem. D. C. Colesworthy.
Doomed City, The. See " City in the Sea."
Doorstep, The. Poem. 1869, in the Atlantic Monthly

for February. E. C. Stedman.
Dorchester Giant, The. Poem. 1830. O. W.

Holmes.
Dorothy Q. Poem. 1871. O.W.Holmes. Dorothy



72 who's the author?

Q(uincy) was the daughter of Judge Edmund

Quincy, and niece of Josiah Quincy, Jr.
Double-headed Snake of Newbury, The. Poem.

1859, in tlie Atlantic Monthly for March. J. G.

Whittier.
Double Runner Ckib, The. Sketches. 1881, Bos-
ton. B. P. Shillaber (Mrs. Partington).
Double Witness of the Church, The. A theological

treatise of note. 18i4. W. I. Kip.
" Down in de corn field." First line of the chorus of

" Massa's in de Cold Ground," q.v. S. C. Foster.
Down the Hill. C. E. Abbott.
Down the Ravine. Juvenile. 1885. Mary N. Mur-

free (C. E. Craddock).
Downeasters. Xovel. 1833. John l^eal.
Dow's Flat. Poem. 1870, in the Overland Monthly

for June. F. Bret Harte.
Drafted into the Army. Song of the Civil War.

H. C. Work.
Drake, Ode on the Death of. See " On the Death of

J. R. Drake."
Dream Life : A Fable of the Seasons. Sketches. 1851.

D. G. Mitchell.
Dream of a Day, The. Poem. 1843. J. G. Percival.
Dream of Thanksgiving Eve, A. Poem. 1864. G.

H. McMaster.
Dred : A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp. Novel.

1856. Harriet Elizabeth (Beecher) Stowe.
Dressing the Bride. Poem. About 1862. T. B.

Aldrich.
Drift: A Seashore Idyl. Poem. 1866. George

Arnold.
Drift from Two Shores. Collection of short stories.

1878. F. Bret Harte.
Drifting. Poem. 1859, in the Atlantic Monthly for

April. T. B. Read. *

Driftweed. Poems. 1878. Celia Thaxter.



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Driftwood. A collection of prose papers contributed
at various times to the magazines and other peri-
odicals by H. W. Longfellow. The collection
comprises "Ancient French Romances," reprinted
from the Select Journal of Foreign Periodical
Literature, January, 1833 ; " Frithiof's Saga,"
from the North American Review, July, 1837;
review of Hawthorne's "Twice-Told Tales,"
from the same issue of the North American
Review; review of James Grant's "The Great
Metropolis," from the North American Review,
April, 1837; "Anglo-Saxon Literature," North
American Review, July, 1838; "Paris in the
Seventeenth Century," lecture delivered 1838.

Driving Home the Cows. Poem of the Civil War.
1865, in Harper's Monthly Magazine for March.
Kate P. Osgood. First line : " Out of the clover
and blue-eyed grass."

Drovers, The. Poem. 1847. One of the " Songs
of Labor." J. G. Whittier.

Drowne's Wooden Image. One of the selections of
"Mosses from an Old Manse," q.v. Nathaniel
Hawthorne.

Druid, The. Social, literary, and political essays.
1781. John Witherspoon.

Drum Taps. Collection of poems. 1865. Walt
Whitman.

Drunkard's Child, The. Poem. 1866. Sidney
Dyer.

Dukesborough Tales, The. Sketches. 1871, Balti-
more. R. M. Johnston. These sketches of
Georgia first appeared in the old Southern
Magazine and were signed "Philemon Perch."

Dulce Domum : or The Burden of the Song. Poems.
1884, Chicago. B. F. Taylor.

Dum Vivimus Vigilamus. Poem. C. H. Webb.
First line : " Turn out more ale, turn up the light."



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Dusantes, The. Tale. 1888. F. R. Stockton. This

is a sequel to " The Casting Away of Mrs. Leeks

and Mrs. Aleshine," q.v.
Dusky Philosophy — In Two Expositions. Short

story. About 1888. F. K. Stockton.
Dust. JsTovel. 1889. Julian Hawthorne.
Dutch and Quaker Colonies in America, The. His-
tory. 1899. John Fiske.
Dutch Lullaby. Song. About 1889. Eugene Field.

First line : " Wynken, Bbjnken, and Nod, one

night:'
Dutchman's Fireside, The. Story of the old Dutch

settlers. 1831. J.K.Paulding. It is generally

admitted to be his best work.
Dutch Republic, The. See "Rise of the Dutch

Republic."
Duyckinck's Encyclopedia of American Literature.

See ''Encyclopedia of American Literature."
Dying Indian, The. Poem. About 1795. Philip

Freneau.
Dying Raven, The. Poem. 182.5, in the New York

Review. R. H. Dana (1787-1879).

E Pluribus Unum. Poem. 1845-1857. G. W. Cutter.

First line: '■'■ Tho' many and bright are the stars

that appear."
Each and All. Poem. 1840-1847. R.W.Emerson.

First line : " Little thinks, in the field, yon red-
cloaked clown."
Eagle's Pleart, The. Story of the West. 1900.

Hamlin Garland.
Early Jesuit Missions in North America. A work

of historical research. 1846. W. I. Kip.
Early Rising. Poem, humorous. 1850-1861. J. G.

Saxe.
Early Spring in Massachusetts. 1881 . H. D. Thoreau.

A volume of extracts from his journal.



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Earth. Poem. "Written, 1834, at Pisa. Published,
1835, in the Xew York J/i'rror for March. W. C.
Bryant.

Earthly Paragon, An. Novel. 1892. Eva AVilder
(McGlasson) Brodhead.

Earthquake as it was in Boston and other Places,
An Account of the. 1727. Thomas Prince.
This was appended to a volume of his sermons.

Earth Song. Song in the poem " Hamatrya,"
q.v. R. W. Emerson.

Earth Spirit, The. Poem. W. E. Channing.

Earth's Holocaust. One of the selections of '' Mosses
from an Old Manse." q.v. Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Earth's Odors after Rain. Poem. 1855-1857. P.
H. Havne.

East and West. Poems. 1871. F. Bret Harte.

East Angels. Novel. 1886. Constance F. Woolson.

Eastford: or Household Sketches, by Wesley Brook.
Novel. 1854. George Lunt. This is a story
of New England life.

Ebb and Flow. Poem. G. W. Curtis. First line:
'' / icalked beside the evening sea."

Eben Holden. Novel. 1900. Irving Bacheller.

Ecce Ecclesia. On the church in all ages. 1868,
Nashville. Richard Abbey.

Echo of Passion, An. Novel. 1882. G. P. Lathrop.

Echo. The. Poem. 1850-1861. J. G. Saxe.

Echo, The. A series of papers contributed to The
American Mercury by the so-called "Hartford
Wits" (Alsop. Dwight, Hopkins, Trumbull, and
others), 1791-1807. They consisted of parodies,
satires, travesties, and witty lampoonings of
topics of the time. They were cast for the most
part in pentameter verse.

Echo. The : or Borrowed Notes for Home Circula-
tion. A collection of poems. 1844. C. F.
Hoffman.



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Echoes of the Foothills. Poems. 1874, Boston.
F. Bret Harte.

Economics : An Account of the Relations between
Private Property and Public Welfare. Treatise.
1896. A. T. Hadley.

Economics, Quarterly Journal of. Periodical.
Established 1886.

Edgar Huntley : or The Memoirs of a Sleep Walker.
Xovel. 1801. (London, 1801.) C. B. Brown.
Generally admitted to be Brown's best work.
Its scenes are laid in the wilds of early Penn-
sylvania. The Indian is portrayed with con-
siderable skill.

Editha's Burglar. Story, juvenile. 1888. Frances
Hodgson Burnett.

Education, Lectures on. 1845. Horace Mann.

Edward Fane's Rosebud. One of the selections of
''Twice-Told Tales," q.v. ^Nathaniel Haw-
thorne.

Edward Randolph's Portrait. One of the selections of
•• Twice-Told Tales," 9.1;. Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Edwards, Life of Jonathan. Biography. A. V. G.
AUen.

Edway and Elgiva. Play, tragedy. Produced 1810,
Philadelphia Theatre. C. J. Ingersoll.

Edwin Brothertoft. Novel. 1862. Theodore Win-
throp.

Egotism, or The Bosom Serpent. One of the selec-
tions of " Mosses from an Old Manse," q.v.
Xathaniel Hawthorne.

Egypt and Iceland. Travel sketches. 1874. Bay-
ard Taylor.

Egyptian Lotus, The. Poem. About 1888. A. W.
H. Eaton.

Eight Cousins. Juvenile. 1874. Louisa M. Alcott.

Ekkoes from Kentucky. Sketches. 1868. D. R.
Locke (Petroleum V. Nasby).



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Eldorado. Travel sketches. 1850. Bayard Taylor.
Elegy on the Death of Dr. Channing. Poem. 1842.

J. R. Lowell.
Elegy on the Much-to-be-Deplored Death of that

Xever-to-be-Forgotten Person, Rev. Mr. Xathan-

iel Collins; An. 1685. Cotton Mather.
Elegy on the Times. Poem in some sixty odd

stanzas on the Port Bill and other colonial

topics. 1774. John Trumbull.
Elegy upon that Pattern and Patron of Virtue,

Anne Bradstreet; A FuneraL 1678. John

Norton.
Elegy upon the Death of the Rev. Mr. Thomas

Shepard. 1677. Urian Oakes.
Elevator, The. Farce, 1884, in Harper's Magazine

for December. W. D. Howells.
El Fureids. A tale of Palestine. 1860. Maria S.

Cummins.
Eli Perkins at Large : His Sayings and Doings.

Humorous sketches. 1875. New York. M.

De Lancey Landon (Eli Perkins) wrote also,

in the same vein, " Eli Perkins's Wit, Humor,

and Pathos." 1883.
Eliot. Poem. 1885. W. E. Channing.
Ellen Bayne. Song. About 1860. S. C. Foster.

This song, it is claimed, gave the theme for the

well-known " John Brown's Body," etc.
Eloquence. Essay. 1870. R. W. Emerson. See

*• Society and Solitude."
Elsie Venner. Novel. 1861. O. W. Holmes.

This first appeared in the Atlantic MontJil// as

"The Professor's Story," beginning as a serial

January, 1860.
Elsket. Short story. 1891, in Scribner's Magazine

for August. T. N. Page.
Embargo, The. Political satire. 1808. W. C. Bry-
ant. Written in his thirteenth year.



78 who's the author?

Ember Picture, An. Poem. 1867. J. R. Lowell.

Emerson, Memoir of Ralph Waldo. Biography.
1887. J. E. Cabot.

Emerson, Ralph Waldo. Biography. 1884. O. W.
Holmes.

Emerson's Essays. First Series, 1841. — "His-
tory," ''Self Reliance," "Compensation," "Spir-
itual Laws," " Love," " Friendship," " Prudence,"
" Heroism," " The Over-Soul," " Circles," " Intel-
lect," "Art." Second Series, 1844. — "The
Poet," "Experience," "Character," "Manners,"
" Gifts," " Nature," " Politics," " Xominalist and
Realist," "New England Reformers." R. W.
Emerson.

Emigrant's Story, The. Poem. 1875. J. T. Trow-
bridge.

Emigravit. Poem. 1870-1886. Helen (Hunt)
Jackson.

Emotions, The. Treatise. 1880. New York. James
McCosh.

Empire State. History. 1887. B. J. Lossing.

Empty Crib, The. Poem. T. L. Cuyler.

Enceladus. Poem. Written Feb. 3, 1859. First
appeared in the Atlantic Monthly for August,
1859. H. W. Longfellow.

Encyclopedia of American Literature. First issued
1855. Compiled by E. A. Duyckinck and his
brother G. L. Duyckinck.

End of the World, the. Love story. 1872. Ed-
ward Eggleston. It first appeared as a serial in
Hearth and Home.

Endicott and the Red Cross. One of the selections of
" Twice-Told Tales," q.i\ Nathaniel Hawthorne.

England Without and Within. Descriptive sketches.
1882. R. G. White. ]\Iany of these had appeared
as separate papers in the Atlantic Monthly, 1878-
1881.



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English Cathedrals. Papers on the various cathe-
drals of England, very entertainingly written.
1892. Mariana (Griswold) Van Rensselaer.

English Lands, Letters, and Kings. Literary sketches.
1895. D. G. Mitchell (Ik Marvel).

English Language, Dissertations on the. 1789.
Noah Webster.

English Notes. Papers by Nathaniel Hawthorne,
published, 1870, by his wife, after his death.

English Novel: A Study in the Development of
Personality. 1883. A volume of critical essays
(originally a series of lectures delivered, 1881, at
Johns Hopkins University) tracing the develop-
ment of personality from its formative lines in
^schylus to its clear and definite expression,
as a literary art, in George Eliot. Sidney
Lanier.

English Traits. Descriptive sketches and essays.
1856. R. ^Y. Emerson.

Enigma, An. Poem. 1848, in the Unio7i Magazine
for March. E. A. Poe. First line: '''Seldom
ice find,' says Solomon Don Dunce."

Entertainment for a Winter's Evening. Poem, sa-
tirical. About 1749. Joseph Green.

Entrance of Columbus into Barcelona. Poem.
About 1833. Greenville Mellen.

Epimethus. Poem. 1855, in Putnam's Magazine
for February. H. W. Longfellow. See also
" Prometheus."

Epithalamium. Poem. About 1825. J. G. C.
lirainard. First line : " / saw two clouds at
morning"

Equality. A story. 1897. Edward Bellamy. This
is a sequel to " Looking Backward."

Errata. Novel. 1822. John Neal. In this story
the author develops the theme that personal de-
formity does not imply a deformity of character.



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Esmeralda. Play. Produced 1881. W. H. Gillette
in collaboration with Frances H. Burnett.

Essay on Persian Poetry. 1858, in Atlantic Monthly,
April. R. W. Emerson.

Essay on the Constitutional Power of Great Britain
over the Colonies of America. 1774. John
Dickinson.

Essays on Practical Politics. 1888. Theodore
Roosevelt.

Eternal Father, Thou Hast Said. Hymn. 1860.
Ray Palmer.

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

Etowah. A romance of the Confederacy. 1887,
Atlanta, Ga. Francis Fontaine.

Eugene Pickering. Short story. 1875. Henry
James.

EulaUe. Poem. First appeared in the American
Whig Review, July, 1845. E. A. Poe. First
line : '' / dwelt alone."

Euphorion. Poem. Bayard Taylor.

Eureka : An Essay on the Material and Spiritual
Universe. 1848. E. A. Poe. This remark-
able essay was delivered as a lecture at the
Society Library, in New York City. It was
written at the Fordham (N.Y.) Cottage.

Europeans, The. Novel. 1878. Henry James.

Eutaw. Novel. 1856. W. G. Simms. This was a
sequel to " The Forayers," q.v.

Eutaw Springs. War ballad (Revolution). 1786.
Philip Freneau. This was written to the mem-
ory of Americans (under Greene, in South Caro-
lina) who fell at Eutaw Springs, Sept. 8, 1781.
First line : ".4/ Eutaw Spj^ings the valiant died."

Evangeline. Poem, 1847. H. W. Longfellow. This
poem was begun, 1845; finished, 1847; and



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published Oct. 30, 1847. First line: ''This is
the forest primeval. The murmuring pines and the
hemlocks."

Evening Hymn. 1824. G. W. Doane. First line:
" Softly 7101V the light of day."

Evening : By a Tailor. Poem. 1830. O.W.Holmes.

Evening Dress. Farce. 1892, in the Cosmopolitan
Magazine for May. W. D. Howells.

Evening Mirror. See " Mirror."

Evening Post. Established 1801.

Evening Reverie, An. Poem. 1841, in the Knicker-
bocker Magazine for January. W. C. Bryant.

Evening Song. Poem. 1877, in Lippincotfs Maga-
zine for January. Sidney Lanier.

Evening Wind, The. Poem. 1830, in the Talisman.
W. C. Bryant.

Everybody's Friend. Humorous sketches. 1876,
New York. H. W. Shaw (Josh Billings).

Every-Day English. Criticism. 1880. R. G. White.

Evidence : Treatise on the Laws of. A noted work
on the subject, which has been through some
fifteen editions. 1842-1853. Simon Greenleaf.

Evidences of Christianity. Lectures before the
Lowell Institute, January, 1844. Published
1846. Mark Hopkins.

Evolution. Poem. J. B. Tabb.

Evolution and Religion. Sermons. 1885-1886. H.
W. Beecher.

Excelsior. Poem. 1841. H. W. Longfellow.
Written Sept. 28, 1841. First line: ''The
shades of night were falling fast." The seal of
the state of New York, with the rising sun
and the motto, " Excelsior," on one of the New
York journals, gave Longfellow the suggestion
of this poem.

Excursions. Nature sketches. 1863. H. D.
Thoreau.



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Excursions of an Evolutionist. Essays. 1883.
John Fiske.

Exiles, The. Poem. 1841. J. G. Whittier.

Expeditions of Captain John Lovewell and His
Encounters ^Yith the Indians. Historical mono-
graph. 1865. Frederick Kidder.

Experience. Essay. 1814. R. AV. Emerson.

Experiments of Spiritual Life and Health and
Their Preservatives. Tract. 1652. Roger
AVilliams.

Expiation. Novel. 1872. Julia C. R. Dorr.

Expiation. Novel. 1890. Alice French.

Eye Spy. Nature sketches. 1897. W. H. Gibson.

Eyes and Ears. Originally, a series of papers in
the Neio York Ledger, under the title, " Thoughts
as They Occur : By One AVho Keeps His Eyes
and Ears Open." Later they were collected and
issued in book form. 1862, Boston, with the
title "Eyes and Ears." H. W. Beecher.

Fabius, Letters of. A series of letters, signed FabiuSj
on the Federal Constitution. 1788. John
Dickinson. Another series followed in 1797,
"On the Present Situation of Public Affairs,"
dealing with the relations of this country with
France.

Fable for Critics, A. Poem. 1848. J. R. Lowell.
This was a general review, full of his sprightly
humor, of the status of American literature at
the end of the first half of the nineteenth
century.

Fables and Legends of Many Countries Rendered in
Rhyme. 1872. J. G. Saxe.

Face Against the Pane, The. Poem. T. B. Aldrich.

Face Illuminated, A. Novel. 1878, New York.
E. P. Roe.

Factitious Life. Poem. 1827-1833. R. H. Dana.



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Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar. Prose tale. 1844.

Ill the Whig Review for September. E. A. Poe.
Faded Hope, The. Poem. 1852. Lydia H. Sigour-

iiey. This was a memorial, written on the death

of her only son.
Faded Violet," The. Poem. About 1859. T. B.

Aldrich.
Fair Barbarian, A. Novel. 1881. Frances H.

Burnett.
Fairfax, or Life in the Sunny South. Play. 1879.


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