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Nathaniel Hawthorne. This \\as his second

great romance.
House that John Built, The. Story of adventure,

juvenile, which originally appeared in The River-
side. F. R. Stockton.
"How are you. Sanitary?" Poem of the Civil

War. 1860-1864. F. Bret Harte. First line:

" Down the picket-guarded lane."
How Old John Brown Took Harper's Ferry.

Poem. Written November, 1859, and published

in the New York Tribune. E. C. Stedman.

First line: '^ John Broivn in Kansas settled like a

steadfast Yankee farmer."
How Santa Claus Came to Simpson's Bar. Short

story. 1872, in the Atlantic Monthly for March.

It was afterward embodied in the collection of

short stories entitled "JMrs. Skaggs's Husbands."

F. Bret Harte.
How the Old Horse Won the Bet. Poem. 1876.

O. W. Holmes.
How the Women Went from Dover. Poem. 1833,

J. G. Whittier.
How to Listen to Music. Hints and suggestions to

untaught lovers of the art. 1896. H. K.

Krehbiel.



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How to Make Money and how to Keep It. 1866,
Xew York. T. A. Davies.

Howadji in Syria, The. Sketches of travel, full of
rich coloring and the dreamy air of the Orient.
1851. G. W. Curtis.

Ho-we's Masquerade. One of the selections of
" Twice-Told Tales," q.v. Nathaniel Ilavrthorne.

Huckleberry Finn, Adventures of. Storv, juvenile,
1885. S.L. Clemens (Mark Twain/.

Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker, Sometime Brevet Lieu-
tenant Colonel on the Staff of His Excellency
General Washington. Historical novel. 1897.
S. AV. :\Iitchell.

Huguenots. The. Romance. 1850. W. G. Simms.

Human Intellect, The. Xoted work on psychology.
1868. Noah Porter.

Human Vanity, Essay on. 1735, in the Pennsyl-
vania Gazette. Benjamin Franklin.

Humble-bee, The. Poem. R. W. Emerson. This
poem was first published in the Wef^tern Messen-
ger, 1838 or 1839, with slight variations from its
present form. First line : " Burly, dozing humble-
bee."

Humble Romance, A. Short story. 1887. Mary

E. Wilkins.

Humbugs of the World. 1865, New York. P. T.
Barnum. AVrote also "Lion Jack or How
Menageries are Made," 1876; "Struggles and
Triumphs, or Forty Years' Recollections." 1869.

Hundred Years Ago, A. Song. 1850-1865. G.

F. Root.

Hundredth Man, The. Story. 1887. F. R. Stock-
ton.

Hunter of Calawassee: A Legend of South Carolina.
Poem. 1853. W. G. Simms.

Hunter of the Prairies, The. Poem. 1834, in the
Xew York Mirror. W. C. Bryant.



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Hunting Adventures of a Ranchman. Sketches.
1885. Theodore Roosevelt.

Hunting Song. About 1820. Robert Wain (1794-
1825).

Hurricane, The. Poem. 1828, in the Talisman.
W. C. Bryant.

Husband's and Wife's Grave, The. Poem. 1825,
in the New York Review. R. H. Dana.

Hush, Little Baby, Don't You Cry ! Song. M. H.
Rosenfeld.

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

Hylas. Poem. About 1851. Bayard Taylor.

Hymn of the Dunkers. Poem. 1877. J. G. Whittier.

Hymn of the Moravian Nuns of Bethlehem at
the Consecration of Pulaski's Banner. Poem.
Written 1825. H. W. Longfellow.

Hymn of the Reapers. Poem. 1832-1841. Han-
nah F. Gould.

Hymn of the Sea. Poem. 1842, in the Christian
Examiner for September. W. C. Bryant.

Hymn to Death. Poem. 1825, in the New York
Reciew for October. W. C. Bryant.

Hymn to the Beautiful. Poem. About 1851. R.
H. Stoddard.

Hymn to the iSTight. Poem. Written in the sum-
mer of 1839 while sitting at his window one
night. H. W. Longfellow. This beautiful
poem, one of his very best pieces, begins with a
cool sweep of rhythm that preludes the very
si)irit of the summer night and breathes it on
through the w^hole hymn. First line: "/ heard
the trailing garments of the night."

Hymn to the Stars. Poem. 1824, in the Christian
Examiner. O. W. B. Peabody. First line : "/l^/,
there ye shine, and there have shone."

Hymn to the Waldenses. Poem. 1824, in the



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United States Literary Gazette, for September 1.
W. C. Bryant.

Hymn Written During a Voyage. See " Great God,
Thy works our wonder raise."

Hymns to the Gods. Poems. First appeared, 1831.
They were later republished in Blackwood's
Magazine for June, 1839. Albert Pike.

Hyperion. Prose romance. 1839. H. W. Long-
fellow.

Hypocrisie Unmasked : A True Relation of the
Proceedings of the Governeur and Company of
the Massachusetts against Samuel Gorton (and
his accomplices), a Notorious Disturber of the
Peace. Pamphlet. 1646, London. Edward
AVinslow.

Hypothesis for Explaining the Several Phenomena
of Thunder Gusts ; Opinions and Conjectures
Concerning the Properties and Effects of the
Electrical Matter, and the Means of Preserving
Buildings, Ships, etc., from Lightning. Treatise.
1750. Benjamin Franklin.

I am dying, Egypt, dying." First line of W. H.

Lytle's " Antony and Cleopatra," q.v.
I cannot count my life a loss." Poem. 1869, in

the Overland Monthly for October. Ina D.

Coolbrith.
I cannot forget wdth what fervid devotion." A

poem. 1826, in the New Yoi^k Review for

February. W. C. Bryant.
I don't want to play in your yard." Song. H. W.

Petrie.
I love Thy kingdom, Lord." Hymn. About 1800.

Timothy Dwight. A version of the hundred and

thirty-seventh psalm.
I love to steal awhile away." Hymn. 1824. It

was written in 1818. Phoebe (Hinsdale) Brown.



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" I saw two clouds at morning." First line of J. G.

C. Brainard's poem " Epithalamium," q.v.


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