The Poetry of John Greenleaf Whittier: A Reader's Edition

The Poetry of John Greenleaf Whittier: A Reader's Edition

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ISBN-13: 9780944350485
Publisher: Friends United Press
Publication date: 07/04/2000
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 471,364
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.65(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordxi
Introduction3
Proem25
I.Prophet to the Republic: "The Christian Slave" and Other Tirades
Clerical Oppressors30
The Christian Slave33
Massachusetts to Virginia36
Song of Slaves in the Desert44
Ichabod!46
Official Piety49
The Haschish51
Letter From a Missionary of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, in Kansas, to a Distinguished Politician53
For Righteousness' Sake57
Arisen At Last59
Barbara Frietchie61
II.The Warming Haze of Yesterday: "Telling the Bees" and Other Memories
Memories69
The Lakeside72
The Barefoot Boy74
The Last Walk in Autumn78
The Old Burying-Ground88
Telling the Bees92
The Double-Headed Snake of Newbury95
My Playmate99
Monadnock From Wachuset102
Prelude to Among the Hills104
In School-Days110
My Birthday112
A Summer Pilgrimage116
Sweet Fern120
III.Snow-Bound: A Winter Idyll123
IV.Crafting the Past: "Skipper Ireson's Ride" and Other Stories
The New Wife and the Old156
Maud Muller161
Mary Garvin168
Skipper Ireson's Ride176
Mabel Martin180
The Witch of Wenham196
In the 'Old South'205
The King's Missive208
How the Women Went from Dover214
Banished from Massachusetts221
V.Tokens of an Inward Journey: "Trust" and Other Lessons
Forgiveness228
First-Day Thoughts229
The Fruit-Gift231
Trust232
Trinitas234
My Psalm237
The River Path241
The Eternal Goodness243
The Clear Vision247
A Mystery249
The Pressed Gentian252
The Word253
The Book254
The Trailing Arbutus255
Requirement256
At Last258
Adjustment260
Christmas of 1888262
Burning Drift-Wood263
Selected Bibliography271

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