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Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1856, by

DAVID BUGBEE & CO.,

In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Naine,

PRO EM.

BY WILLLAM BELCHER GLAZIER.

HARP of the dark Pine forest-land !

Harp, that the Poets' birth-place owns ! How bold becomes the timorous hand,

When once it wakes thy tones.

Here, where the broadest rivers sweep,

Here, where the dimmest woods are found, Our fondest memories start from sleep,

Aroused by thy dear sound.

Come, let me strike thy chords once more,

And, while my fingers o'er them roam, Return the strain beloved of yore,

And murmur, Harp, of Home.

Yes, this is Home! its tasseled pines,

Its rugged hills, its short-lived flowers, Its fields where Winter late reclines,

Are cheerless, but are ours.

Hearts have beat, warmly here as where

The Summer lingers late and long, And here have brows found strength to bear

The laurel wreath of Song.

The strains that fill with Hope the heart,

The lays that cheer us in the strife, The songs that make young Love a part,

The dearest part of Life;

The fancies that the Poets find

In buds, in streams, in forests sere, In spells that master every mind,

Have all been uttered here.

And thou who readest, if a strain

Brings joy or makes one care to flee, Let it, too, bear the low refrain,

• This song was sung for thee.'

..113

ELIZABETH 0. SMITH.

Page.
The Amaranth. - Introductory Poem,.

84
Biographical Sketch,...

.85
The Acorn,...

.87
The Drowned Mariner,.

97
Progression,...

..100
GRENVILLE MELLEN.
Mount Washington.-Introductory Poem,..

...102
Biographical Sketch,.

.......103
Mount Vernon,..

105
The True Glory of America,

110
The Bugle,..
ISAAC MCLELLAN.
An Evening Scene.- Introductory Poem,.

.116
Biographical Sketch,

117
The Notes of the Birds,.

119
The Fields of War,

.122
Autumn,

.124
New England's Dead,

.126
The Death of Napoleon,.

.128
June,

. 130
JOHN NEAL.
Shakspeare's Tomh.— Introductory Poem, .

.132
Biographical Sketch,

133
VPhe Battle of Niagara.-An Extract,..

135
Ambition,

. 138
Birth of a Poet...

139
EDMUND FLAGG.
Fare Thee Well.— Introductory Poem,

142
Biographical Sketch,.

143
The Close of the Year,..

135
The Magnetic Telegraph,

150
The Withered Flowers,

152
Smiles oft Deceive Us,

154
SEBA SMITH.
Ode to Chesapeake Bay.-Introductory Poem,..

.158
Fiographical Sketch,

159
The Little Graves,

161
The Snow Storm,

. 164
Phe Pool of Bethesda,

105
Youth and Old Age,

166
FREDERIC MELLEN.
Troubadour's Serenade.-Introductory Poem,..

. 168
Biographical Sketch,

169
Song of the Wintry Wind,.................................

...171
Sabbath Evening,

.174
Venetian Moonlight,.

.................176
To the Arno,....

..178
The Village Church,.

..179
The Crusader's Farewell,.

.181

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