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SCOLLARD, CLINTON.

Oscar Fay Adams. 95

A Snownake in May. A Twilight Piece. In Late November. The Catacombs. Moonrise at Monterey. In Darkness.

Wild Coreopsis. Quotations.

ROBERTS, CHARLES G. D. With portrait.

Bliss Carman.
To the Spirit of Song. The Flight. Amoris Vincula. Rain. In September. Å Breathing Time. Quotations.

JUVENILE POEMS.

103

A Hymn, Thomas Chatterton. The Quiet Life, Alexander Pope. A Song, William Blake. To Helen, Edgar Allen Poe.
To an Early Primrose, Henry Kirke White. Fragment, Percy Bysshe Shelley. From the Embargo, William Cullen

Bryant. Ripe Grain, Dora Read Goodale. The Echo, Abraham Cowley.

SINGLE POEMS I.

105

The Poet, Ina D. Coolbrith. The Mystery, Albert Laighton. Waiting, John Burroughs. A Woman's Answer to a Man's
Question, Mary T. Lathrop. Somebody's Mother, Mary D. Brine. The Drunkard's Raggit Wean, James P. Crawford.
What I Live For, G. Linnæus Banks. The Tapestry Weavers, Anson G. Chester. A Song, Frederick Langbridge.
Knee Deep, Robert McIntyre. Caprice at Home, Mrs. S. M. B. Piatt. Two, Rose Terry Cooke. The Dying Swan,
Alfred Tennyson. Ripe Wheat, Eliza 0. Peirson. The World Would Be the Better for It, M. H. Cobb. Helen of Troy,

Florence Peacock. After the Fall of Troy, Florence Peacock.

DYING SWAN, THE

III

Drawn by J. D. Woodward, engraved under the supervision of George T. Andrew.

PRIZE QUOTATIONS.

113, 241, 370, 480

CURRENT POEMS I.

117

The Voice of a Star, Will Carleton. What Love Is, Ella Wheeler Wilcox. Love and Change, M. G. McClelland. Her

Company, Mrs. George Archibald. The Rivals, at Fortress Monroe, Bessie Chandler. Imeros, Edgar Saltus. The Pilot's

Wife, George Barlow. Seaward, Thomas P. Conant. Charity, Arthur Symons. It Could Not Happen Now, Frederick

Langbridge. In Bohemia, Louise Chandler Moulton. A Lyric, Richard Henry Stoddard. At a Reading, Thomas

Bailey Aldrich.

McCLELLAND, M. G. Portrait of

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Notes.

124, 253, 382, 491

BIBLIOGRAPHY.

126, 255, 383, 492

Arnold, MATTHEW. Portrait engraved by O. Lacour from a drawing by Sandys. Allen G. Bigelow. 130-211

Austerity of Poetry. A Farewell. Philomela. Urania. Too Late. Self-Deception. Persistency of Poetry. A Cau-

tion to Poets. Self Dependence. Quotations.

TROWBRIDGE, JOHN T. With Portrait by Pach Bros., Cambridge, Mass. William H. Rideing. 131

The Seeking. Evening at the Farm. The Vagabonds. Quotations.

THOMAS, EDITH M.

Joseph W. Gavan. 138

Valentine. The Stirrup Cup. The Heart's Call. A Nocturn. Delay. After Reading Arnold's "Sohrab and Rustum.”

R. W. Gilder's “ The New Day." Winter Leafage. Quotations.

TODHUNTER, JOHN. With pen and ink sketch by Sumner.

William Butler Yeats. 143

On the Seufzers-Bank. The Black Knight Reconciliation. Nocturne. Remorse. The Christ-Child. The Dead Nup-

tial. The Shan Van Vocht of '87. Magnolias. To the Albani Athena. The First Spring Day.

In the Hasli-Thal.

Quotations.

MACE, FRANCES LAUGHTON. With portrait.

Caroline Dana House,

149

The Heliotrope. Easter Morning. Counsel. Only Waiting. Ad Astra. The Origin of Birds. Alcyone. Quotations,

HARBAUGH, THOMAS CHALMERS. With portrait by Hafer, Troy, 0. A. F. Broomhall, 155

For Disturbin' of the Choir. Ajalon. Quotations.

Nevin, Edwin H., D.D.

W. Channing Nevin. 158

“I am With You Always.". “Come Up Hither." “God is My Salvation.” Sometime. Quotations.

GREENWELL, DORA.

William Dorling.

160

When the Night and Morning Meet. • Bring Me Word How Tall She Is.” Rapture. Good-Night, Good-Bye. Quo-

tations.

KOOPMAN, HARRY LYMAN. With portrait by Gauven Bros., Burlington, Vt. F. E. Dewhurst. 165

In the Kingdom of the Blind the One-Eyed is King. Day-Red. Ca Ira. Autumn. Princess Eyebright. Edwin Booth.

The Poet. Milton. Work and Wages. The Three Stages. Quotations.

BARBE, W. T. W.

Danske Dandridge. 167

A Coranach. Amid the Mountain Pines. The Winds. Not to the Strong: Quotations.

BROWNELL, HENRY HOWARD.

Harry Lyman Koopman. 169

From, The Bay Fight. All Together. The Return of Kane. From, The Eagle of Corin:h. Quotations.

LEE-HAMILTON, EUGENE. With portrait by Firenze, Florence, Italy. Charles Wells Moulton.

175

Introduction. Ipsissimus. To the Muse. Sea-Shell Murmurs, Idle Charon. The Phantom Ship. Sunken Gold.
Strangled. Leonardo Da Vinci on His Snakes. Lady Jane Gray to the Flowers and Birds. Domingo Lopez to His

Saviour. Bijou the Dwarf to the Electress Mary. Quotations.

DANDRIDGE, DANSKE.

John Eliot Bowen. 180

The Rainbow. To a Poet. An Autumn Anniversary. Sidney Lanier. Quotations.

ROCHE, JAMES JEFFREY.

With portrait.

Louise Imogen Guiney. 185

The Way of the World. The Water-Lily. The Song of the Sea. Babylon. Sir Hugo's Choice. Andromeda. The

V-A-S-E. If. Don't. Quotations.

THAYER, JULIA H. With portrait.

Mary E. Nash.

191

Through the Mist. On Mountain Heights. Old Wine. Missing. Submission. Quotations.

EVE, MARIA LOUISE.

James Ryder Randall.

193

The Lion and the Eagle. Conquered at Last. Filling His Place. Quotations.

THOMPSON, MAURICE.

With portrait.

Margaret Holmes Bates.

197

A Flight Shot. The Morning Hills. Between the Poppy and the Rose. Solace. Before Dawn. Quotations.
READ, JANE MARIA.
With portrait.

James Upham.
Proem. The Two Vessels. Fireside Scenes. Near or Far. Quotations.

KENYON, JAMES BENJAMIN.

Henry Abbey.

204

Pan. A Maid of Sicily. She Came and Went.

A Roman Queen. Vanished. If It Were. Joy in Sorrow. Quotations

BONNEY, CALLIE L. With portrait.

Earl Marble.

209

At Vespers. How Christmas Came.

An Easter Custom. An Olden Legend. Quotations.

GUNDRY, ARTHUR W.

J. Macdonald Oxley. 216

Sonnet: “ The Poetry of Earth.” Unprofitable. Love's Larceny. Quotations.

PEACOCK, THOMAS BROWER. With portrait by Snyder, Topeka, Kan. Nettie Leila Michel.

219

The Outlaw. Sonnet to Milton. Beautiful Woman. Forgive this Tear. My Lost Gem. More Light. Quotations.

MCNAUGHTON, JOHN HUGH.

S. A. Lattimore. 222

The Door Ajar. When the Pale Moon. A Soldier's Mother. Belle Mahone. The Faded at of Blue. Quotations.

THORPE, ROSE HARTWICK. With portrait.

Alice B. Lewis. 225-238

Curfew Must Not Ring To-Night. The Soldier's Reprieve. Quotations.

GORMAN, GEORGE Hines. With portrait by Swem, St. Paul, Minn. Mary E. Wetherell.

229

Cling to the Lord. Quotations.

EDITOR AND THE POETS, THE

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Song of the Printing Press, Alphonso A. Hopkins. The Fair Copy-Holder, C. H. Crandali. In Advance, Bessie Chand-
ler. Running the Weekly, Robert J. Burdette. Sebastian Morey's Poem, S. W. Foss. Reading Proof, Benjamin Pen-

hallow Shillaber. The Editor, Will Carleton.

SINGLE POEMS II.

233

Leona, James G. Clark. Rock Me To Sleep, Elizabeth Akers Allen. The Nautilus and the Ammonite, G. F. Richard-
son. Free-Will, Julian Hawthorne. Living Waters, Caroline S. Spencer. Sunlight, Harlan H. Ballard. Golden Silences,
Christina Georgina Rossetti. A Harvest Song, Richard Doddridge Blackmore. Little Things, Julia A. Fletcher Carney.

Somebody's Darling, Marie R. Lacoste. The Children, Charles M. Dickinson. Be Like the Sun, Caroline A. Mason.

CURRENT POEMS II.

245

Ballad of the Bird-Bride, Graham R. Tomson. The Bride's Tragedy, Algernon Charles Swinburne. March, Sanda
Enos. Her Likeness, William H. Hayne. The Gold That Grew by Shasta Town, Joaquin Miller. The Last Letter,
Frank Dempster Sherman. A Bookworm Does Not Care for Nature, Irving Browne. My Laddie, Amelie Rives. The
Vigil-at-Arms, Louise Imogen Guiney. Love's Blindness, Alfred Austin. What the Great Wise Man Said, Adeline V.

Pond. The Stones of Manhattan, Willis Fletcher Johnson.

ONNALINDA. Drawn by William T. Smedly, Engraved by Frank French,

248

TYNAN, KATHARINE. With portrait by Chancellor, Dublin, Ire. Katherine E. Conway. 257-285

The Dreamers. Wanderers. The Dead Mother. Autumnal. At Daybreak. Quotations.

DODGE, MARY MAPES, With page fac simile of "The Human Tie."

Allen G. Bigelow. 259

Enfoldings. Once Before. The Two Mysteries. By the Lake. Over the World. Where Ignorance is Bliss. Greetings.

Snow-Flakes. A Philopena. The Stars. The Human Tie. Quotations.

WHITING, CHARLES GOODRICH.

Nettie Leila Michel. 262

Trailing Arbutus. The Eagle's Fall. For Ronald in his Grave. Sundown Mountain, Blue Hills Beneath the Haze.

The Beautiful Stranger. The Pageant. With a Copy of Shakespeare. Quotations.

COATES, FLORENCE EARLE.

Ellen Olney Kirk. 267

Death. Rejected. In Darkness. Probation. Limitation. Morning. Didst Thou Rejoice. Frederick.

CLARK, SIMEON TUCKER. With portrait by Smiths, Lockport, N. Y. Elizabeth A. Cronyn. 271

Toward Emmaus. Mother Music. Husks. Coming and Going. Cassie and I. Barn-Yard Confab. The Easter Moon.

“Love is Sweeter than Rest.” Shakespeare. My Prayer. Quotations.

SMITH, MAY RILEY.

With portrait.

Kate Upson Clark.

If We Knew. Tired Mothers. The Inn oi Rest. Sometime. it. My Mother. Cross-Purposes. Quotations.

BLANDEN, CHARLES GRANGER.

William S. Lord.

Dawn. Thoughts of Keats. To Lisa. Pandean. Lucasta. The Hermit.

Two.

REXDALE, ROBERT. With portrait.

George Bancroft Griffith. 283

The Poet's Soul. Whittier. Transit of Venus. Drifting. To-Morrow. Quotations.

DENTON, FRANKLIN EVERT.

W. R. Rose. 289

The South Wind. The Spartans at Thermopylæ. Alaric. It is well. Night. October. Quatrain.

WADDINGTON, SAMUEL. With sketch by Sumner, from photograph by Debenham and Gabell, London.

John Lister.

293

The New Epiphany. The Inn of Care. A Homily. Mors Et Vita. Soul and Body. What Gospel? From Night to

Night. The Neophyte. The Battle of Belief. Human. Refugium Peccatorum,

HARNEY, WILL WALLACE.

John James Piatt. 296

Jimmy's Wooing. Always. The Reapers. In Memoriam: Paul Hamilton Hayne. The Stab. Quotations.

RUNCIE, CONSTANCE FAUNT LE Roy.

Richard Owen.

299

Two Gifts, Poetry and Song. You and I. Proud Anguish. Broken Friendship.

Cheney, John VANCE. With portrait by Taber, San Francisco, Cal. Charles J. Woodbury. 303

What the Muse is Like. The Skilful Listener. The Strong. The Black Dawn. Whither? The Way of Life. He that

Hears the Voice. Great is To-day. The Old Farm Barn. Modern Progress. Quotations.
BENSEL, JAMES BERRY.

Horace P. Chandler. 307

My Ghost. A Child's Face. Two. Questionings. Golden-Rod and Asters. She and I. In the Rain. Sympathy.

Quotations.

COOLBRITH, INA DONNA. With pencil sketch by Charles W. Bradley. Charles Warren Stoddard.

313

A Perfect Day. In Blossom Time. Beside the Dead. Who Knoweth. "One Touch of Nature." Quotations,

REESE, LIZETTE WOODWORTH.

John Ernest McCann.

315

Betrayed. The Death Potion. A Thought of May. Doubi. Truth. In June. Keats. August.

FAWCETT, EDGAR.

With portrait.

Charles G. D'. Roberts. 319

Toan Oriole. Moss. Rarity. A White Camellia. A Bird of Passage. Imperfection. The Meeting. The Purishment.

Transformation. The Old Beau. To Maurice Thompson. Criticism. Two Worlds. Quotations.

MERRILL, HELEN MAUD. With portrait by Lansil, Bangor, Me.

J. W: Donigan. 325

By the River. My Heart Ache. The Truant Angel. Quotations.

O'MALLEY, CHARLES J.

Ingram Crockett.

327

The Idealist. Worthiness. In Time of Drouth. His Birds. Truth.

SPRINGER, REBECCA RUTER. With portrait by Prince, Washington, D. C.

Rev. William Henry Milburn. 331

The Weary Pilgrim. Growing old together. which will It Be. Dead Roses. Sheaves. Quotations.

LORD, WILLIAM S.

John C. Everett,

333

A'Puritan

Maiden. Love is Dead. Appreciation. Teach Me Thy Way." A Poet's Plea. Love's Blossom.

O'HAGAN, THOMAS. With portrait by Royal Studio, Ottawa, Ont.

William Houston.

337

A Song of Canadian Rivers. Two Roses. The Maple and the Shamrock. Quotations,

O'DONNELL, JESSIE F. With portrait.

Mattie Wynn Hamman. 339-375

Two Women. Reflections. The Night-Blooming Cereus.
MACDONALD, GEORGE. With portrait.

Mamie S. Paden.

341-368
O Lassie A yont the Hill! The Earl O' Quarterdeck. Better Things. Shadows. Baby. Rejoice.

MEREDITH, GEORGE.

With portrait.

Charles Wells Moulton.

347

The Two Masks. Hard Weather. Whimper of Sympathy. The Question Whither. A Ballad of Past Meridian.

Martin's Puzzle. Earth's Secret. My Theme. Quotations.

PowerS, HORATIO Nelson.

Francis F. Browne. 351

My Walk To Church. The Color-Spirit. Semper Ubique. Our Sister. Quotations.

FLAGG, EDMUND). With portrait by Naramore, Alexandria, Va.

E. H. Flags 354

War. The Stars. Motherhood,

SHIPS AT SEA.

359

Ships at Sea, Robert Barry Coffin. Drifting, Thomas Buchanan Read. In the Mist, Sarah Woolsey. En Voyage,
Caroline A. Mason. Treasure Ships, Julia C. R. Dorr. When My Ship Went Down, Will Carleton, Outward Bound,
Dinah Maria Mulock Craik. The Expected Ship, John Godfrey Saxe. 'My Ship, George Lunt. At Sea, F. W. Brooks.

Left Ashore, Harriet Prescott Spofford. At Sea, Phillips Stewart.

SINGLE POEMS III.

364

Old and ling. Christopher Pearse Cranch In God's Acre, Theodore 'Tilton. De Libris, Cosmo Monkhouse. In the

Cloisters, 1.! chester College. E. C. Lefroy: Chorus from “Atalanta in Calydon," Algernon Charles Swinburne.

The

Well of St. Juhn, Richard Doddridge Blackmore. The Plagues of Ireland, Thomas Furlong.. Change, Philip Garth.

The Future is Better than the Past, Eliza Thayer Clapp. Flowers, Elizabeth May Badger. Going Out and Coming In,

Mollie E, Moore Davis.

CURRENT POEMS III.

373

The Vow of Washington, John Greenleaf Whittier. The Man who Rode to Conemaugh, John Eliot Bowen. On Life's

Banquet Stairs, W. Wilsey Martin. After-Life, Charles J. O'Malley. The Recall, Algernon Charles Swinburne. Truth,

Sarah D. Hobart. Whence-Whither, I. E. Diekenga. Hodge the Cat, Susan Coolidge. The Height of Ambition,

Eudora S. Bumstead. A Dervish, Clinton Scollard. Lullaby, Ella Higginson, Omar Khayyam, Frank Dempster

Sherman. Two Songs, Harriet Prescott Spofiord. James Russell Lowell on his Seventieth Birthday, Oliver Wendell

Holmes. A Word. Frances Courtney Baylor. The Toast, Margaret Crosby. From, How I Consulted ihe Oracle of the

Goldtishes, James Russell Lowell. The Broken Harp, William Winter. Conemaugh, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps. Rondelet,

Charles Henry Luders.

SALTUS, FRANCIS SALTUS. With portrait drawn by F. A. Ringler. Thomas S. Collier. 385-467

The Cross Speaks. Betrayed.

" Persia." Posthumous Revenge. Ananke. Too Late. Originality. Graves. The

Bayadere. The Ideal. Pastel. Quotations.
ILAYNE, PAUL HAMILTON. With portrait by Pelot and Cole, Augusta, Ga. Hezekiah Butterworth. 397

Face to Face. Lyric of Action. Choice and Change. Pre-Existence. Love's Autumn. In the Whcat Field. A Com-

parison. Laocoon. The Poet's Mind. Quotations.

LAMPMAN, ARCHIBALD.

D. C. Scott.

394

Among ihe Millet. An Impression. in October. Song of the Stream-Drops. A Prayer. Knowledge. The Poets.

Autumn Maples. Quotations.

BRUCE, WALLACE, With portrait.

Rowland B. Mulany. - 399

The Old Homstead. A Hand-Shake, The Snow Angel. A Star-Eyed Daisy. Inasmuch." Quotations.

.

441

DE VERE, AUBREY. With pencil sketch by Sumner.

Charles Aldrich. 406

Ode to the Daffodil. Song--Love Laid Down His Golden Head. Song-When I Was Young: Song-Softly, O Midnight
Hours. Song-Seek Not the Tree of Silkiest Bark. Song-Sing the Old Song. Human Life. Sonnet-Blessed Is He.

Æschylus.

SANGSTER, MARGARET E. With portrait by Dana, New York.

Allen G. Bigelow. 411

Our Own. Moth Eaten. The Sin of Omission. Are the Children at Home. Quotations.

SHERMAN, FRANK DEMPSTER.

Clinton Scollard.

414

The Book-Hunter. Bacchus. Pepita, Wizard Frost. On Some Buttercups. A Reminiscence. Her China Cup.

Quotations.

HowE, CAROLINE DANA.

S. T. Pickard.

417

Ashes for Flame. Leaf by Leaf the Roses Fall. Drooping Visions. A Grand Outgrowth. Golden Rod and Asters.

With Smiles Returns. Quotations.

Kidson, Robert. With portrait by Pearsall, Brooklyn, N. Y.

Allan Forman

421

Fancy. A Voice from the Crowd Columbia and Liberty. My Friend. Love's Famine. Quotations.

MATTHEWS, JAMES NEWTON.

Rev. Robert McIntyre.

424

The Spirit of Poetry. A Legend Beautiful. A Nocturne. The Crime. The Burden of Babylon. Day and Night.

The Mystery of Barrington Meadows. At Milking Time. Quotations.

MORRIS, HARRISON S.

Francis Howard Williams.

427

Winter's Secrets. Mater Auctumna. Ballade of the Romantic Poet. Ballade of the Arcadian in Business. A Greek

Panel. Quotations.

VANNAH, KATE. With portrait by McIntosh, Gardiner, Me.

Edwin R. Champlin. 431

Indian Summer. “ The Looking-Glasses." Reconciled. By the Sea. First Love Last Love. After. Waste. From

the Verge. Quotations.

HAY, JOHN.

Charles Wells Moulton.

434

Little Breeches. Jim Biudso, of the Prairie Belle. Å Woman's Love. Remorse. Lagrimas. My Castle in Spain.

Quotations.

BARKER, David.

Horace P. Chandler.

437

My Child's Origin. The Covered Bridge. Try Again. The Under Dog in the Fight. My Sister. The Empty Sleeve.

LAVELY, HENRY ALEXANDER. With portrait by Dabbs, Pittsburgh, Pa.

L. B. Lavely.

The Heart's Choice. They Come No More.

Life.

In Days to Come. Recompense. Smiles and Tears. The Poet.

Autumn. The Three Stages. Quotations.

FEARING, Lilian BLANCHE.

Mary Selmes.

443

A Thought. What Have I Done? Sympathy. Unrest. Who Comforteth the Comforter.

Howells, William Dean. With portrait.

Nettie Leila Michel.

447

The Mulberries. Before the Gate. Dead. Thanksgiving. The Mysteries. Convention. The Poet's Friends. Quo-

tations.

JONES, IONE L. With partrait by Forshew, Hudson, N. Y.

Emily F. Becker. 453

Home. March. A Spring Idyl. A November Day. Sonnet-A Kindly Look. Be Prepared. Quotations.

YEATS, WILLIAM BUTLER.

Katharine Tynan. 454

Song, from the Wanderings of Oisin. Girl's Song Kanva, the Indian, on God. An Old Song Re-Sung.

Quatrains

and Aphorisms. Quotations.

STOCKARD, HENRY JEROME. With portrait by Pryor, Providence, R. I, Daniel Albright Long. 459

Spring's Harbingers. Late at Night. Beyond the Desert. Sleep and Death. To Baby Elsie. In Memoriam: S. J. S.

At Evening. The Minstrel Sea. “As Perseus Ere He Tried the Unknown Seas.” The Harp. Do You Remember.

Quotations.

BARNES, ESTHER WALDEN.

Bela Chapin. 461

Easter Flowers. The Welcome. For Memorial Day. Quotations.

STODDART, THOMAS Tod.

Rev. Charles Rogers. 462

Angling Song.

Cross, ALLEN EASTMAN. With portrait by Colby, Manchester, N. H. George F. Kengott. 465

Mt. McGregor To the Amherst Hills. To Emma Lazarus. Craddock's “In the Tennessee Mountains." The Dead

Statesman. Mater Dolorosa, of Guido Reni. Sistine Madonna, of Raphael. Quotations.

Smith, MARTHA PEARSON.

With portrait.

Eva Munson Smith.

471

Jenny and I. Hope On! Hope Ever! Wealth. Quotations.

SWISHER, BELLA FRENCH. With portrait.

Ryal J. Phillips. 475

Leaving Home. Recognition. Quotations.

SINGLE Poems IV.

476

A Woman's Conclusions, Phæbe Cary! The Buriai of Moses, Cecil Frances Alexander. The Life Divine, Hugh Farrar

McDermott. After Many Days, Mrs. George Archibald. The Nature of Love, John Philip Varley.

CURRENT Poems IV.

Faith, Stephen Henry Thayer. Daybreak, Frank Dempster Sherman. If Our Old Clock Could Speak, Will Carleton.

Passports to Paradise, Prof. Samuel R. Perry, M. D. Spring's Immortality, H. T. Mackenzie Bell. Sunset on Puget

Sound, Ella Higginson. To Charles Henry Luders, John M. Scott. A Legend of the Sky Watchers, Nina F. Layard.

The Poet, Richard E. Burton. The Grapevine Swing, Samuel Minturn Peck. Summer Night, Helen Fairbairn. Un

calendared, Charlotte Fiske Bates.

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