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COLERIDGE. Joseph Blanco White (1775-1841) is chiefly known as the author of the sonnet “Night and Death."
MARTIN. “Love's Way” is original in The MAGAZINE OF POETRY.
Wolcot. The original version of "Epigram on Sleep” was written in Latin, to be placed under the statue of Somnus, in the garden of Harris, the philologist. It read as follows:
Somne levis, quanquam certissima mortis imago
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LATIMER. Arvers was a young littérateur who died by his own hand about 1846. This sonnet was found among his private papers. It is known in French literature as “Le fameux Sonnet d'Arvers."
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BIBLIOGRAPHY OF POETRY FOR 1890.
A Bibliographical List of Poetry Published in Book Form in America and Great Britain during 1890, including Cyclopædias and Collections.
ACTON, JOHN. Verses: A Sketch. Philadelphia:
Billstein & Sons. 16mo, pp. 50. ALLEN, WILLIS BOYD. In the Morning. New
York: A. D. F. Randolph & Co., 1890. 16mo,
cl., pp. 158, $1. BAXLEY, ISAAC R. The Tempie of Alanthur,
with Other Poems. New edition. Buffalo : Charles Wells Moulton, 1890. 12mo, cl., pp.
140, $1. BAXLEY, ISAAC R. The Prophet, and Other Poems. New edition. Buffalo: Charles Wells
Moulton, 1890. 12mo, cl., pp. 78, $1. BEST, Susie M. The Fallen Pillar Saint, and
Other Poems. New York: G. W. Dillingham,
1890. 12mo, cl., port., pp. 120, $1.25. BLAKE, MARY ELIZABETH. Verses Along the
Way. Boston: Houghton, Miffin & Co., 1890.
12mo, cl., pp. 162, $1.25. BLOEDE, GERTRUDE. (“Stuart Sterne," pseud.)
Piero Da Castiglione. Boston: Houghton, Mif
Ain & Co. 1890. 16mo, cl., pp. 121, $1. BOWEN, HERBERT Wolcott. In Divers Tones.
Boston: J. G. Cupple & Co. BOWER, ORIE. Dixie Poems. Denver, Col.: Orie
Bower. 250. BRINE, MARY D. Memories of Home; Poems
and Pictures of Life and Nature; illustrated by Allan Barrand, W. H. J. Boot, E. F. Brewtnell and others. New York: Cassell Publishing Co.,
1890. 4to, cl., pp. 80, $1.50. CAMPBELL, WILLIAM WILFRED. Lake Lyrics, and
Other Poems. St. John, N. B.: J. & A. McMil
lan. CARLETON, Will. City Legends. New York:
Harper & Brothers, 1890. London: Sampson
Low & Co. 8vo, cl., il., pp. 170, $2. CAWEIN, MADISON JULIUS. Lyrics and Idyls. Lim
ited edition. Louisville: John P. Morton & Co., 1890. 16mo, cl., pp. 194, $1.
CHERRYTREE, HErr. Herr Cherrytree's Prose and
Poetry. New York: John B. Alden. CHITTENDEN, Rev. E. P., A. M. The Pleroma. A
Poem of the Christ, in two books of seven cantos each, written in semi-dramatic form. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1890. 12mo, cl., pp. 347,
$2.50. COX, PALMER. Another Brownie Book. New York:
The Century Co. Svo, bds., il., pp. 150, $1.50. CRANCH, CHRISTOPHER PEARSE. The Bird and
the Bell, with Other Poems (new issue). Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1890. 12mo, cl., pp.
334, $1.25. CRAWFORD, Mrs. John. Songs of All Seasons.
Toronto: Rose Publishing Co., 1890. CROFTS, G. W. Golden Rod. Omaha: Nye &
Johnson. DANDRIDGE, DANSKE. Rose Brake: Poems. New
York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1890. 24mo, cl., pp.
114, 750. DANNELLY, MRS. ELIZABETH 0. Cactus; or, Thorns
and Blossoms. A collection of satirical and miscellaneous, embracing religious, temperance and memorial poems. New York: Atlantic Publishing & Engraving Co., 1890. 12mo, cl., pp. 384.
A reprint. DARLING, S. I. (“Lupa,” pseud.) Messages from
the Watch Tower. San Francisco: Carrier Dove Printing & Publishing Co., 1890. 16mo, paper,
pp. 54. DEXTER, CHARLES. In Memoriam: Versions and
Idle Measures. Cincinnati: Robert Clarke & Co., 1891. 16mo, cl., pp. 197, $2. Edition limited to
250 copies. DICKINSON, Emily. Poems. Edited by two of her friends, Mabel Loomis Todd and T. W. Higgin
Boston: Roberts Bros., 1890. 12mo, cl., pp. 154, $1.50. DU BOSE, H. M. Rupert Wise: a Poetic Romance
in eight cantos. Nashville, Tenn.: Publishing House of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South.
16mo, cl., pp. 151, $1. DUPUY, ELISABETH. The Dragon Yoke. New
York: John B. Alden.
FIELD, EUGENE. A Little Book of Western Verse.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1890. 12mo,
cl., pp. 210, $1.25. FORRESTER, Arthur M. An Irish Crazy Quilt,
Smiles and Tears. Boston: Alfred Mudge &
Son. FLAGG, EDWARD OCTAVUS, D. D. Poems. New
York: Thomas Whittaker, 1890. Izmo, cl., pp.
161, $1. GILES, ELLA A. Flowers of the Spirit. Chicago:
Charles H. Kerr & Co., 1891. 16mo, cl., pp.
GREENE, CLARA MARCELLE (“Katė Kendall,” pseud.) The Magdalen, and Other Poems. Portland, Me.: Brown, Thurston & Co., 1890. 12mo,
cl., pp. 128, $1. HADDÆUS, JOHN. Lord Ively. An Epic Poem in
Fourteen Books. New York: John B. Alden.
16mo, pp. 162. HARLOW, WILLIAM BURT. Sons of Syracuse, and
Other Poems. Syracuse, N. Y.: W. B. Harlow,
1890. 16mo, cl., port., pp. 72, 75C. HARRISON, S. FRANCES (“Seranus,” pseud.). Pine,
Rose, and Fleur de Lis. Toronto: Hart & Co.,
1890. 12mo, cl., $1.25. HARVEY, JAMES CLARENCE. Lines and Rhymes,
Grave and Gay. New York: Frank F. Lovell &
Co. 12mo, cl., pp. 97. HASKELL, T. N. Young Konkaput, the King of
the Utes, etc. Denver: Chain, Hurdy & Co.
$1.50. HAY, JOHN. Poems. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin
& Co., 16mo, cl., pp. 272, $1.25. HAZLETT-BEVIS, Mrs. S. C. Poems. Cincinnati:
Henry H. Bevis, 1890. Small sq. Svo., cl., pp.
JONES, K. L. Meeting of the Waters. Kingston,
Ont.: Office of the Daily News. KEATS, WILFRED S. The Song of the Exile; a
Canadian Epic, etc. Toronto: Hart & Co.,
1891. KOOPMAN, HARRY LYMAN. The Crime of the
Culprit Fay. Introductory to Drake's Poem. Burlington, Vt. 1890. Three hundred copies printed as manuscript for private distribution.
16mo, paper, pp. 22. LARCOM, Lucy. Easter Gleams. Boston: Hough
ton, Mifflin & Co., 1890. 24mo, paper, pp. 46,
75C. LATTO, THOMAS C. The Mosque of Omar. Brook
lyn, N. Y.: Thomas C. Latto, 1891. 8vo, paper,
pp. 13. LEE, FRANKLYN W. Dreamy Hours. St. Paul,
Minn.: Sunshine Publishing Co., 1890. 12mo,
cl., port., pp. So, $1. LILLIAN, (pseud.) May Blossoms. A collection of
short poems written by a little girl between her ninth and thirteenth year. New York: G. P. Put
nam's Sons, 1890. 12mo, cl., pp. 121. LOGAN, ALGERNON SYDNEY. Messalina: A Trag
edy in Five Acts. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott
Co., 1890. 12mo, cl., pp. 147, $1. LONGFELLOW, HENRY WADSWORTH.
The Song of Hiawatha. Illustrated by Frederic Fremington. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1891.
Svo, buckskin, pp. 260, $6. LOWELL, JAMES RUSSELL. Poems. Riverside edi
tion. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., *1890. 40. Crown 8vo, cl., pp. 312, 438, 290, 271, each
$1.50. LOWELL, JAMES RUSSELL. The Vision of Sir Laur
fal, with Designs by E. H. Garrett. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1891. 12mo, cl., pp.
48, $1.50. LOWELL, JAMES RUSSELL, A Fable for Critics.
New edition, with vignette portraits of the author's De quibus fabula nanatur. Boston: Houghton,
Mifflin & Co., 1891. 12mo, cl., pp. 101, $1. McCANN, JOHN ERNEST. Songs from an Attic.
New York: Brentano's. 12mo, cl., $1.50. MacKELLAR, THOMAS. Rhymes Atween Times.
Second edition, Philadelphia: Porter & Coates,
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Glories. Lancaster, Pa.: The Speaker Print.
12mo, pp. 108. HOLDEN, WARREN. After Thoughts. Philadel
phia: J. B. Lippincott Co. Printed for private
distribution. 16mo, paper, pp. 18. HOLDEN, WARREN. Discovery of America. Phil
adelphia. Press of J. B. Lippincott Co., 1890.
12mo, cl., pp. 27. HYLTON, J. DUNBAR, M. D. The Sea King. A
Tale of the Crusade Under Richard the First of England. In Seven Parts. Palmyra, N. Y.: The Author, 1890. Svo, paper, pp. 286.
PRESTON, MARGARET J. Chimes for Church Chii
dren. Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Pub
lication, 1890. 24mo, cl., pp. III, 50C. PROCTOR, EDNA DEAN. Poems. New edition,
greatly enlarged. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin &
Co., 1890. 12mo, cl., pp. 263, $1.25. READ, T. BUCHANAN. Sheridan's Ride. Phila
delphia: J. B. Lippincott Co., 1891. Svo, cl.,
no pp., $2. RE QUA, MRS. HARRIET WARNER. Zionia: The
Bride of the King, and Miscellaneous Poems. Chicago: Fleming H. Revell, 1890. 16mo., cl.,
pp. 226, $1.25. RICE, HARVEY. Select Poems. Illustrated edition.
Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1890. 16mo, cl., pp.
204, $1. RICHARDS, LAURA E. In My Nursery. Boston:
Roberts Bros., 1890. 8vo, cl., pp. 238, $1.25. RILEY, JAMES WHITCOMB. Rhymes of Childhood.
Indianapolis, Ind.: The Bowen-Merrill Co., 1891. 12mo, cl., port., pp. 200, $1.25.
RYAN, MARY C. Poems. New York: John B.
Alden. 18mo, cl., pp. 62.
McKINSTRY, REV. L. C. A Poetic Offering to
John Greenleaf Whittier. Haverhill, Mass.: L. C. McKinstry, 1890.
Small 8vo, port., cl., pp. 126. MARTIN, EDGAR SANDFORD. A Little Brother of
the Rich, and Other Verses. New issue. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1890. 12mo, cl.,
pp. 98, $1.25. MERSEREAU, W.T. Vesper Bells and Other Poems;
illustrated by George R. Halm. New York: Privately printed (George R. Halm), 1890. Folio,
hf. cl., pp. 200, $5. MILLER, JOAQUIN. In Classic Shades, and Other
Poems. Chicago: Belford Clarke Co. izmo, cl.,
pp. 154. MOODY, JOEL. The Song of Kansas, and Other
Poems. Topeka, Kas.: Geo. W. Crane & Co.,
1890. 12mo, cl., port., pp. 197. MORE, PAUL ELMER. Helena, and Occasional
Poems. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1890.
16mo, cl., pp. 78, $1. MOULTON, LOuise CHANDLER. In ihe Garden of
Dreams: Lyrics and Sonnets. Boston: Roberts
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Co., 1890. 8vo, mor., pp. 72. PENNYPACKER, ISAAC R. Gettysburg, and Other
Poems. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1890.
Izmo, cl., pp. 94, 75C. PERR, NORA. After the Ball, and Her Lover's
Friend: Poems. New edition, in one volume. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1890. 16mo,
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American Publishers' Association, 1891. 12mo,
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Handful of New Verses. New edition. Dublin:
M. H. Gill & Son. 8vo, cl., port., pp. 96, is. PIERCE, EMMONS S. Poems of the Turf, and Other
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SALTUS, FRANCIS Saltus. Shadows and Ideals.
Buffalo: Charles Wells Moulton, 1890. Small 4to, half mor., port., pp. 368, $2.50 net. Subscription edition.
SHERMAN, FRANK DEMPSTER. Lyrics for a Lute.
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1890. 16mo, cl., pp. 112, $1.
SKEATS, Wilfred S. The Song of an Exile,
Visions and Miscellaneous Poems. Toronto:
Hart & Co., 1890. Crown 8vo, cl., $1. SLACK-DAVIS. London, and Other Poems. Pitts
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SPENCER, H. L. A Song of the Years, and a
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Sea. Chicago: Fleming H. Revell, 1890. Small 8vo, cl., il., pp. 169, $2.
STEBBINS, Sarah BRIDGES. Galgano's Wooing,
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STEWART, A. C. Poems. Toronto: Hunter,
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Our Western Turks; a Tragedy in Five Acts. New York: John B. Alden.
WASHBURN, WILLIAM T. Spring and Summer;
or, Blushing Hours. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1890. i6mo, cl., pp. 420, $1.25.
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STEVENS, PIERCE. The Feast of St. Anne, and
Other Poems. Montreal: John Lovell & Son,
1890. STODDARD, RICHARD HENRY. The Lion's Cub,
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Dr. Jay Owens. St. Paul: Pioneer Press Co., 1890. Svo, paper pp. 8.
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Sea, and Other Poems. Richfield Springs, N. Y.:
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Springfield, Ill.: The Author, 1890. 12mo,
paper, pp. 40. WOODBERRY, GEORGE EDWARD. The North
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