Long Island Farmer Husking Corn, 1833-34.  William Sidney Mount.
Selections From

An American Anthology, 1787–1900

Edmund Clarence Stedman, ed. (1833–1908)

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Amos Bronson Alcott. Bartol
Channing
Emerson
Garrison
Hawthorne
Margaret Fuller
Thoreau
Wendell Phillips
Thomas Bailey Aldrich. An Ode
A Petition
Appreciation
A Shadow of the Night
Guilielmus Rex
Heredity
Identity
Memory
Palabras Cariñosas
Prescience
Quatrains
Sargent’s Portrait of Edwin Booth at “The Players”
Sonnets
Tennyson
Thalia
To Hafiz
Unguarded Gates
When the Sultan Goes to Ispahan
Ambrose Bierce. Another Way
Creation
Montefiore
Presentiment
T. A. H.
The Bride
The Death of Grant
William Cullen Bryant. A Forest Hymn
America
From “An Evening Revery”
In Memory of John Lothrop Motley
June
My Autumn Walk
O Fairest of the Rural Maids
Thanatopsis
The Antiquity of Freedom
The Battle-Field
The Conqueror’s Grave
The Death of Slavery
The Death of the Flowers
The Evening Wind
The Flood of Years
The Hunter of the Prairies
The May Sun Sheds an Amber Light
The Past
The Planting of the Apple-Tree
The Poet
To a Waterfowl
To the Fringed Gentian
William Ellery Channing. Edith
From “A Poet’s Hope”
Hymn of the Earth
Tears in Spring
The Barren Moors
Christopher Pearse Cranch. Stanza from an Early Poem
The Bobolinks
The Pines and the Sea
Stephen Crane. Ancestry
Content
I Explain
’Scaped
The Black Riders
The Peaks
The Violets
The Wayfarer
Why?
Emily Dickinson. Life
Love
Morning
Nature
Time and Eternity
Joseph Rodman Drake. From “The Culprit Fay”
The American Flag
The Man Who Frets at Worldly Strife
The National Paintings
Paul Laurence Dunbar. A Corn-Song
A Death Song
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Hymn
On the Road
Retort
Timothy Dwight. Love to the Church
The Smooth Divine
Ralph Waldo Emerson. Brahma
Character
Concord Hymn
Days
Each and All
Forbearance
Forerunners
From “Woodnotes”
Merlin
Ode
Terminus
The Earth
The Humble-Bee
The Problem
The Rhodora
The Snow-Storm
The Test
Threnody
Waves
Eugene Field. Dibdin’s Ghost
Echoes from the Sabine Farm
Garden and Cradle
In the Firelight
Little Boy Blue
Nightfall in Dordrecht
Our Two Opinions
The Bibliomaniac’s Prayer
The Dinkey-Bird
The Lyttel Boy
Wynken, Blynken, and Nod
Stephen Collins Foster. Massa’s in de Cold Ground
My Old Kentucky Home, Good-Night
Old Folks at Home
Philip Freneau. Death’s Epitaph
Epitaph
Eutaw Springs
On a Travelling Speculator
On the Ruins of a Country Inn
Plato to Theon
Song of Thyrsis
The Indian Burying-Ground
The Parting Glass
The Scurrilous Scribe
The Wild Honeysuckle
To a Caty-Did
To a Honey Bee
Hamlin Garland. A Tribute of Grasses
A Wish
Do You Fear the Wind?
In the Grass
Pioneers
The Gift of Water
The Gold-Seekers
The Greeting of the Roses
The Massasauga
The Meadow Lark
The Ute Lover
Fitz-Greene Halleck. Alnwick Castle
Burns
Marco Bozzaris
On the Death of Joseph Rodman Drake
Red Jacket
Francis Bret Harte. At the Hacienda
Chiquita
Crotalus
Grizzly
“Jim”
Madroño
The Aged Stranger
The Society upon the Stanislaus
What the Bullet Sang
Oliver Wendell Holmes. After a Lecture on Keats
Bill and Joe
Cacoëthes Scribendi
Dorothy Q.
Epilogue to the Breakfast Table Series
From “The Iron Gate”
Hymn of Trust
La Grisette
Old Ironsides
On Lending a Punch-Bowl
The Chambered Nautilus
The Height of the Ridiculous
The Last Leaf
The Living Temple
The Strong Heroic Line
The Voiceless
Under the Violets
William Dean Howells. Change
From Generation to Generation
Hope
If
In Earliest Spring
Judgment Day
The Two Wives
Vision
What Shall It Profit?
Frances Anne Kemble. Lament of a Mocking-Bird
Sidney Lanier. A Ballad of Trees and the Master
Night and Day
Song for “The Jaquerie”
Song of the Chattahoochee
Sunrise
The Harlequin of Dreams
The Marshes of Glynn
The Mocking Bird
The Stirrup-Cup
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. A Ballad of the French Fleet
A Psalm of Life
Chaucer
Curfew
Dante
Endymion
From “Evangeline”
From “The Building of the Ship”
From “The Song of Hiawatha”
Hymn to the Night
Jugurtha
Milton
My Books
My Lost Youth
Nature
Serenade from “The Spanish Student”
The Arrow and the Song
The Bells of Lynn
The Children’s Hour
The Cumberland
The Skeleton in Armor
The Tide Rises, the Tide Falls
The Village Blacksmith
The Warden of the Cinque Ports
Wapentake
James Russell Lowell. After the Burial
An Autograph
A Stanza on Freedom
Auf Wiedersehen
From “A Fable for Critics”
From “Rhœcus”
From “The Biglow Papers”
From “The Vision of Sir Launfal”
Hebe
In a Copy of Omar Khayyám
International Copyright
In the Twilight
Ode Recited at the Harvard Commemoration
Palinode
She Came and Went
The First Snow-Fall
Herman Melville. An Uninscribed Monument on One of the Battle-Fields of the Wilderness
Crossing the Tropics
Memorials
The College Colonel
The Eagle of the Blue
The Enviable Isles
Joaquin Miller. At the Grave of Walker
By the Pacific Ocean
Columbus
Crossing the Plains
Dead in the Sierras
Juanita
Peter Cooper
The Voice of the Dove
To Russia
Twilight at the Heights
Vaquero
Westward Ho!
Harriet Monroe. A Farewell
From the “Commemoration Ode”
In the Beginning
The Fortunate One
The Night-Blooming Cereus
Thomas Nelson Page. Ashcake
Uncle Gabe’s White Folks
Albert Bigelow Paine. In Louisiana
The Little Child
Edward Coate Pinkney. A Health
A Serenade
Song
Votive Song
Edgar Allan Poe. Annabel Lee
Israfel
Lenore
The Bells
The City in the Sea
The Conqueror Worm
The Haunted Palace
The Raven
The Sleeper
To Helen
To One in Paradise
Ulalume
James Whitcomb Riley. A Life-Lesson
A Man by the Name of Bolus
Bereaved
Dwainie
Honey Dripping from the Comb
Ike Walton’s Prayer
Little Orphant Annie
Longfellow
Love’s Prayer
On the Death of Little Mahala Ashcraft
The Old Man and Jim
The Way the Baby Slept
The Way the Baby Woke
When She Comes Home
Edwin Arlington Robinson. Ballade of Dead Friends
Luke Havergal
The Clerks
The House on the Hill
The Pity of the Leaves
Henry David Thoreau. Inspiration
Mist
Smoke
The Fisher’s Boy
Henry Timrod. At Magnolia Cemetery
Charleston
Quatorzain
The Cotton Boll
Henry Van Dyke. An Angler’s Wish
Four Things
Roslin and Hawthornden
Tennyson
The Lily of Yorrow
The Veery
Jones Very. The Dead
The Gifts of God
The Idler
The New World
The Old Road
Yourself
Walt Whitman. After an Interval
A Sight in Camp in the Day-Break Gray and Dim
Beginners
Bivouac on a Mountain Side
Cavalry Crossing a Ford
Darest Thou Now O Soul
From “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry”
From “The Song of Myself”
Give Me the Splendid Silent Sun
Mannahatta
O Captain! My Captain!
Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking
Still Though the One I Sing
The Dalliance of the Eagles
To the Man-of-War-Bird
John Greenleaf Whittier. An Autograph
Astræa
Centennial Hymn
From “Snow-Bound”
Ichabod
In School-Days
In the “Old South”
Maud Muller
Mulford
Proem
Skipper Ireson’s Ride
The Barefoot Boy
The Eternal Goodness
The Farewell
The Swan Song of Parson Avery
The Two Angels
The Vanishers
Nathaniel Parker Willis. Parrhasius
The Torn Hat
To Giulia Grisi
Unseen Spirits
 
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