Poems of American History

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Burton Egbert Stevenson
Houghton Mifflin, 1908 - 704 páginas
 

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CHAPTER V
56
CHAPTER VI
71
THE GREAt Swamp FIGHT Caroline Hazard
83
SALEM Edmund Clarence Stedman
89
GILEs Corey Unknown
96
THE SACK of DEERFIELD Thomas Dunn English
102
LovEwells Fight Unknown
108
NED BRADDock John Williamson Palmer
114
Hot STUFF Edward Botwood
121
FLAwLEss His HEART James Russell Lowell
128
The Liberty Pole Unknown
131
A BALLAD of THE Boston TEAPARTY Oliver Wendell Holmes
141
PAUL REveREs RIDE Henry Wadsworth
148
The MINUTEMEN of Northboro Wallace Rice
154
THE GREEN MoUNTAIN Boys William Cullen Bryant
161
BUNKER HILL George H Calvert
167
WAR AND WASHINGTON Jonathan Mitchell Sewall
170
OFF FROM BosToN Unknown
176
A NEw WAR SoNG by SiR PETER PARKER Unknown
182
ACRoss THE DELAware Will Carleton
188
PARson ALLENs Ride Wallace Bruce
194
THE PROGREss of SiR JACK BRAG Unknown
200
GENERAL Howes LETTER Unknown
205
THE BATTLE of MonMoUTH Thomas Dunn English
211
BETTY ZANE Thomas Dunn English
217
THE YANKEE MANofWAR Unknown
223
CHAPTER IX
229
BRAve PAULDING AND THE SPY Unknown
237
CHAPTER X
245
SoNG of MARIONs MEN William Cullen Bryant
248
THE BATTLE of EUTAw William Gilmore Simms
254
ON THE DEPARTURE of THE BRitish FROM CHARLEston Philip Freneau
260
OH MorhER of A MIGHTY RAcE William Cullen Bryant
268
WashingtoN James Jeffrey Roche
274
THE CoNstELLATION AND THE INSURGENTE Unknown
280
The Second War with England
285
HALIFAx STATION Unknown
293
CAPTURE of Little York Unknown
303
THE HERo of BRIDGEwATER Charles L S Jones
310
Fort McHENRY Unknown
316
Fort Bowy ER Charles L S Jones
323
THE MoTHERs of THE WEST William Davis Gallagher
330
THE BATTLE of MuskingUM William Harrison Safford
337
1iscovery of SAN FRANCIsco BAY Richard Edward White
343
LA FAYETTE Dolly Madison 849
349
BEN MILAM William H Wharton
355
MR HoseA BIGLow speAks James Russell Lowell
364
BUENA Vista Albert Pike
371
Civil WAR Charles Dawson Shanly
434
THE GALLANT FIGHTING Joe James Stevenson
442
THE VICTOR of ANTIETAM Herman Melville
449
Boy BRITTAN Forceythe Willson
455
CHAPTER VI
461
THE CUMBERLAND Herman Melville
466
THE BALLAD of NEw ORLEANs George Henry Boker
472
Ast R EA AT THE CAPITOL John Greenleaf Whittier
478
KEENANs CHARGE George Parsons Lathro
484
GETTYsburg Edmund Clarence Stedman
491
LINcoLN AT GETTYsburg Taylor
497
GARFIELDs RIDE AT ChickAMAUGA Hezekiah Butterworth
503
CHARLESTON Henry Timrod
507
THE SONG OF SHERMANs ARMY Charles Graham Halpine
513
CANT Harriet Prescott Spofford
519
CHAPTER XI
525
CHAPTER XIII
545
THE EAGLEs Song Richard Mansfield
558
To THE THIRTYNINTH CoNGREss John Greenleaf Whittier
565
OUR FIRST CENTURY George Edward Woodberry
572
OUR NATIONAL BANNER Dexter Smith
578
Miles KEOGHs HoRse John Hay
584
ALBEMARLE CUshing James Jeffrey Roche
585
AT THE PREsidents GRAve Richard Watson Gilder
590
AppitionAL VERSEs to HAIL Columbia Oliver Wendell Holmes
596
TENNEssee Virginia Fraser Boyle
603
CUBA LIBRE Joaquin Miller
609
DEwBY AT MANILA Robert Underwood Johnson
615
The SPIRIT of THE MAINE Tudor Jenks
621
The VictoryWRECK Will Carleton
627
SANTIAGo Thomas A Janvier
634
THE DESTRoyFR of DESTRoy ERs Wallace Rice
636
The New Century
649
LINcoLN S Weir Mitchell
655
A SONG of PANAMA Alfred Damon Runyon
656
NOTES
663
140
667
157
683
INDEX OF AUTHORS
684
368
685
162
692
388
693
INDEX OF TITLES
697
390
699
168
701
A SoNG Unknown 130
702
WashingtoNs Monument Unknown 280
703
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Página 145 - If the British march By land or sea from the town to-night, Hang a lantern aloft in the belfry arch Of the North Church tower as a signal light, — One, if by land, and two, if by sea; And I on the opposite shore will be, Ready to ride and spread the alarm Through every Middlesex village and farm, For the country folk to be up and to arm
Página 660 - Thou, too, sail on, O Ship of State! Sail on, O UNION, strong and great! Humanity with all its fears, With all the hopes of future years, Is hanging breathless on thy fate!
Página 351 - AY, tear her tattered ensign down ! Long has it waved on high, And many an eye has danced to see That banner in the sky; Beneath it rung the battle shout, And burst the cannon's roar; — The meteor of the ocean air Shall sweep the clouds no more. Her deck once red with heroes...
Página 317 - O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave! And where is that band who so vauntingly swore That the havoc of war and the battle's confusion A home and a country should leave us no more? Their blood has washed out their foul footsteps
Página 14 - BEHIND him lay the gray Azores, Behind the Gates of Hercules ; Before him not the ghost of shores, Before him only shoreless seas. The good mate said: "Now must we pray, For lo! the very stars are gone. Brave Admiral, speak, what shall I say?
Página 384 - MINE eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord : He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored ; He hath loosed the fateful lightning of his terrible swift sword : His truth is marching on.
Página 144 - Listen, my children, and you shall hear Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere, On the eighteenth of April, in Seventy-five; Hardly a man is now alive Who remembers that famous day and year. He said to his friend, "If the British march By land or sea from the town tonight, Hang a lantern aloft in the belfry arch Of the North Church tower as a signal light,— One, if by land, and two, if by sea; And I on the opposite shore will be, Ready to ride and spread the alarm Through every Middlesex village and...
Página 351 - THE WRECK OF THE HESPERUS. IT was the schooner Hesperus, That sailed the wintry sea ; And the skipper had taken his little daughter, To bear him company.
Página 351 - And burst the cannon's roar; — The meteor of the ocean air Shall sweep the clouds no more! Her deck, once red with heroes' blood, Where knelt the vanquished foe, When winds were hurrying o'er the flood, And waves were white below, No more shall feel the victor's tread, Or know the conquered knee; — The harpies of the shore shall pluck The eagle of the sea!
Página 248 - From danger and from toil; We talk the battle over, And share the battle's spoil. The woodland rings with laugh and shout, As if a hunt were up, And woodland flowers are gathered To crown the soldier's cup.

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