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Higginson and Bigelow, comps.  American Sonnets.  1891.
 
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Adams, Oscar Fay. From Post Laureate Idyls and Other Poems. (D. Lothrop Company, Boston, 1886.) Page 160.  1
  Albee, John. From Poems. (G. P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, 1883.) Page 82.  2
  Alcott, Amos Bronson. From The New York Critic. New Series. Vol. ix., page 130.  3
  Aldrich, Thomas Bailey. “Fredericksburg,” “Enamored Architect of Airy Rhymes,” “Sleep,” from Poems. Household Edition. (Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Boston, 1885.) Pages 202, 207, 215.—“I vex me not with brooding on the Years,” from The Century Magazine. Vol. xl., page 134.  4
  Allen, Elizabeth Ann (Chase) (Akers). From The Silver Bridge and other Poems. (Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Boston, 1886.) Page 104.  5
  Allston, Washington. From Lectures on Art, and Poems. (Baker & Scribner, New York, 1850.) Page 273.  6
  Annan, Annie Rankin. From Scribner’s Magazine. Vol. xix., page 195.  7
  Appleton, Thomas Gold. From Poems of Places. Edited by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Italy. (James R. Osgood & Co., Boston, 1877.) Vol. ii., page 57.  8
  Auringer, Obadiah Cyrus. From Scythe and Sword. (D. Lothrop Company, Boston, 1887.) Pages 38, 78.  9
  Baker, Julie (Wetherill). From The New York Critic. New Series. Vol. xii., page 285.  10
  Bates, Arlo. From Sonnets in Shadow. (Roberts Brothers, Boston, 1887.) Volume not paged.  11
  Bayley, Peter, Jr. From Poems. (T. & G. Palmer, Philadelphia, 1804.) Page 96.  12
  Beers, Henry Augustin. From The Thankless Muse. (Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Boston, 1885.) Pages 41, 42.  13
  Benjamin, Park. From The Book of the Sonnet. Edited by Leigh Hunt and S. Adams Lee. (Roberts Brothers, Boston, 1867.) Vol. ii., page 150.  14
  Bensel, James Berry. “A Portrait,” from In the King’s Garden and Other Poems. (D. Lothrop & Co., Boston, 1885.) Page 38.—“A Wedding Sonnet,” from The Overland Monthly. Second Series. Vol. iv., page 461.  15
  Bethune, George Washington. From Lays of Love and Death. (Lindsay & Blakiston, Philadelphia, 1848.) Page 109.  16
  Bigelow, Melville Madison. “The Sun,” from Rhymes of a Barrister. (Little, Brown & Co., Boston, 1884.) Page 26.—“Two Days.” (Privately printed.)  17
  Birckhead, William Hunter. “Not Forever,” from Changing Moods. (John Wilson & Son, Cambridge, 1888.) Page 46.—“Life’s Dreams,” from The New York Critic. New Series. Vol. x., page 104. A monosyllabic sonnet.  18
  Bloede, Gertrude (“Stuart Sterne”). From Beyond the Shadow, and other Poems. (Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Boston, 1888.) Page 147.  19
  Boker, George Henry. “Brave Comrade, Answer!” from Poems of the War. (Ticknor & Fields, Boston, 1864.) Page 164.—“To England,” from The Book of the Sonnet. Edited by Leigh Hunt and S. Adams Lee. (Roberts Brothers, Boston, 1867.) Vol. ii., page 191.  20
  Botta, Anna Charlotte (Lynch). From Poems. (G. P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, 1881.) Page 1.  21
  Bowker, Richard Rogers. From Scribner’s Magazine. Vol. xvii., page 400.  22
  Boyesen, Hjalmar Hjorth. From Idyls of Norway, and other Poems. (Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York, 1882.) Pages 128, 131.  23
  Boynton, Julia. From Lines and Interlines. (G. P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, 1887.) Page 85.  24
  Brooks, Louise. “May” and “July,” from A Year’s Sonnets. (Cupples, Upham & Co., Boston, 1885.) Volume not paged.—“September, 1889,” here published for the first time.  25
  Bryant, William Cullen. From Poetical Works. Edited by Parke Godwin. (D. Appleton & Co., New York, 1883.) Vol. i., pages 115, 184, 198.  26
  Bunner, Henry Cuyler. From The Century Magazine. Vol. xxvi., page 339. This sonnet was read at the farewell dinner given to Signor Salvini in New York, April 26, 1883.  27
  Burleigh, George Shepard. From the Providence Sunday Journal. September 20, 1885.  28
  Chadwick, John White. From A Book of Poems. (Roberts Brothers, Boston, 1888.) Pages 54, 84.  29
  Channing, William Ellery. First sonnet, from Poems. (Little & Brown, Boston, 1843.) Page 144.—Second sonnet, from Poems. Second Series. (James Monroe & Co., Boston, 1847.) Page 112.  30
  Cheney, John Vance. From Thistle Drift. (Frederick A. Stokes, New York, 1887.) Page 93.  31
  Collier, Thomas Stephens. From Song Spray. (Carl J. Viets, New London, Conn., 1889.) Page 154.  32
  Cone, Helen Gray. From Oberon and Puck: Verses Grave and Gay. (Cassell & Co., limited, New York, 1885.) Page 72.  33
  Coolbrith, Ina Donna. From A Perfect Day, and other Poems. (Author’s Subscription Edition, San Francisco, 1881.) Page 101.  34
  Covey, Silvia Lawson. From The Overland Monthly. Second Series. Vol. viii., page 347.  35
  Cram, Ralph Adams. From the Boston Evening Transcript. July 18, 1889.  36
  Cranch, Christopher Pearse. “Life and Death,” I., II., from Ariel and Caliban, and other Poems. (Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Boston, 1887.) Pages 160, 161.—“Robert Browning,” read at the Browning memorial meeting in Boston, January 28, 1890.  37
  Crandall, Charles Henry. From the New York Tribune. January 1, 1882.  38
  Dean, Ellen. This sonnet is here published for the first time.  39
  Dodge, Mary Mapes. From Along the Way. (Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York, 1879.) Pages 63, 72.  40
  Dorr, Julia Caroline (Ripley). “To-day,” from Friar Anselmo, and other Poems. (Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York, 1879.) Page 147.—“Remembrance,” from Scribner’s Magazine. Vol. i., page 445.  41
  Durant, Héloïse. From Pine Needles; or, Sonnets and Songs. (G. P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, 1884.) Pages 24, 30.  42
  Dyer, Louis. (Privately printed.)  43
  Egan, Maurice Francis. From Preludes. (Peter F. Cunningham & Son, Philadelphia, 1880.) Pages 13, 22.  44
  Fawcett, Edgar. “Two Phases,” from Romance and Revelry. (Ticknor & Co., Boston, 1886.) Page 185.—“Crowns,” “The Hours,” “A Tiger Lily,” from Song and Story. (James R. Osgood & Co., Boston, 1884.) Pages 168, 170, 176.  45
  Fellowes, Caroline Wilder. From The Atlantic Monthly. Vol. lviii., page 228.  46
  Foster, David Skaats. From Rebecca the Witch, and other Tales in Metre. (G. P. Putnam’s Sons, New York and London, 1888.) Page 75.  47
  Foster, William Prescott. From The Century Magazine. Vol. xxviii., page 832.  48
  Garrison, Wendell Phillips. From The Century Magazine. Vol. xxxv., page 407.  49
  Garrison, William Lloyd. From Selections from the Writings and Speeches of William Lloyd Garrison. (R. F. Wallcut, Boston, 1852.) Page 230.  50
  Gibson, William. From Poems of Many Years and Many Places. (Lee & Shepard, Boston, 1881.) Pages 163, 165.  51
  Gilder, Richard Watson. “The Celestial Passion,” from The Celestial Passion. (Century Co., New York. No date.) Page 9.—“My Songs are all of Thee,” from The New Day. (Century Co., New York. No date.) Page 95.—“On the Life-mask of Abraham Lincoln,” and “The Sonnet,” from Lyrics. (Century Co., New York. No date.) Pages 93, 121.  52
  Goodale, Elaine. From Apple Blossoms: Verses by Two Children. (G. P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, 1879.) Pages 140, 141.  53
  Gray, Bessie. From Scribner’s Magazine. Vol. iii., page 600.  54
  Guiney, Louise Imogen. From Songs at the Start. (Cupples, Upham & Co., Boston, 1884.) Pages 53, 56.  55
  Hamilton, Henry. From The Poet’s Praise. (G. P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, 1887.) Page 10.  56
  Hayne, Paul Hamilton. From Poems. Complete Edition. (D. Lothrop & Co., Boston, 1882.) Pages 110, 257, 259.  57
  Henderson, William James. From The Century Magazine. Vol. xxxi., page 204.  58
  Higginson, Mary (Thacher). From The Afternoon Landscape. (Longmans, Green & Co., New York and London, 1889.) Page 16.  59
  Higginson, Thomas Wentworth. From The Afternoon Landscape. (Longmans, Green & Co., New York & London, 1889.) Pages 11, 15, 26, 22.  60
  Hildreth, Charles Lotin. From The Mask of Death, and other Poems. (Belford, Clarke & Co., Chicago, New York, and San Francisco, 1889.) Page 127.  61
  Holden, Warren. From Fourteen Sonnets. (J. B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia, 1888.) Volume not paged.  62
  Holland, Josiah Gilbert. From The Puritan’s Guest and other Poems. (Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York, 1881.) Page 166.  63
  Holmes, Oliver Wendell. “Nearing the Snow Line,” from Poems. New Revised Edition. (Houghton, Osgood & Co., Boston, 1879.) Page 248.—“Veritas,” from The Iron Gate, and other Poems. (Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Boston, 1880.) Page 32.—“To J. G. Whittier on his Eightieth Birthday,” from New York Critic. New Series. Vol. viii., page 330.  64
  Hopkins, Louisa Parsons (Stone). From White Mountain Poems and Photographs. (Privately printed, 1884.)  65
  Houghton, George Washington Wright. From Niagara, and other Poems. (Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1882.) Page 36.  66
  Howland, Henry Raymond. From The Century Magazine. Vol. xxvii., page 605.  67
  Hudson, Mary (Clemmer) (Ames). From Poems of Life and Nature. (J. R. Osgood & Co., Boston, 1883.) Page 272.  68
  Jackson, Helen Maria (Fiske) (Hunt). From Verses. (Roberts Brothers, Boston, 1888.) Pages 71, 84, 121.  69
  Jennison, Lucia (White) (“Owen Innsley”). From Love Poems and Sonnets. (Cupples, Upham & Co., Boston, 1883.) Pages 88, 92, 110, 173.  70
  Jewett, Sophie (“Ellen Burroughs”). From The Century Magazine. Vol. xxxix., page 870.  71
  Johnson, Robert Underwood. From The Century Magazine. Vol. xxxi., page 73.  72
  Kay, Charles de. From The Love Poems of Louis Barnaval. (D. Appleton & Co., New York, 1883.) Page 60.  73
  Kenyon, James Benjamin. From In Realms of Gold. (Cassell & Co., Limited, New York, 1887.) Page 100.  74
  Kinney, Elizabeth Clementine (Dodge) (Stedman). From Poems. (Hurd & Houghton, New York, 1867.) Page 218.  75
  Laighton, Albert. From Poems. (A. Williams & Co., Boston, 1878.) Page 122.  76
  Lanier, Sidney. From Poems. Edited by his wife, with a Memorial by William Hayes Ward. (Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York, 1888.) Pages 27, 101, 102, 85.  77
  Larcom, Lucy. From Poems. Household Edition. (Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1885.) Page 226.  78
  Larremore, Wilbur. From Mother Carey’s Chickens. (Cassell & Co., New York, 1888.) Page 84.  79
  Lathrop, George Parsons. From Rose and Roof-Tree: Poems. (J. R. Osgood & Co., 1875.) Pages 62, 93.  80
  Lawton, William Cranston. From The Atlantic Monthly. Vol. lxii., page 463.  81
  Lazarus, Emma. From Poems. (Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Boston, 1889.) Vol. i., pages 206, 211.  82
  Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth. From Poetical Works. (Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Boston, 1888.) Vol. iii., pages 140, 204, 213, 220.  83
  Lord, William Sinclair. From Beads of Morning. (University Press Co., Evanston, Illinois, 1888.) Page 33.  84
  Lowell, James Russell. “To the Spirit of Keats,” from Poetical Works. Household Edition. (J. R. Osgood & Co., Boston, 1876.) Page 20.—“To a Friend,” “The Maple,” and “To a Lady playing on the Cithern,” from Heartsease and Rue. (Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Boston, 1888.) Pages 39, 113, 117.  85
  Lowell, Maria (White). From The Pioneer. March, 1843.  86
  Lüders, Charles Henry. From Scribner’s Magazine. Vol. ii., page 617.  87
  Lunt, George. From Poems. (Cupples, Upham & Co., Boston, 1884.) Page 176.  88
  Lunt, Adeline Treadwell (Parsons). From the Boston Evening Transcript. April 21, 1888.  89
  Mace, Frances Laughton. From Under Pine and Palm. (Ticknor & Co., Boston, 1888.) Pages 202, 203.  90
  Markham, Charles Edwin. “The Last Furrow,” from Scribner’s Magazine. Vol. i., page 198.—“After Reading Shakspeare,” from The Century Magazine. Vol. xxxiv., page 276.—“The Cricket,” from The Century Magazine. Vol. xxxvi., page 507.—“Sewing the Shroud,” from The London Commonweal. Volume and date not ascertained.  91
  Marsh, Juliet C. From The Century Magazine. Vol. xxvii., page 100.  92
  Mason, Mary Augusta. From The Home Journal. August 21, 1889.  93
  McKnight, George. From Firm Ground, Thoughts on Life and Faith. (Published by the Author, Sterling, New York, 1877.) Pages 66, 99, 120.  94
  Mitchell, Langdon Elwyn. From The Century Magazine. Vol. xxxviii., page 235.  95
  Monroe, Harriet. From The Century Magazine. Vol. xxxix., page 313.  96
  Moore, Jessie (Goodwin). From The Woman’s Journal. Volume and date not ascertained.  97
  Morse, James Herbert. From Summer Haven Songs. (G. P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, 1886.) Page 136.  98
  Moulton, Louise (Chandler). “The Cup of Death,” “Hic Jacet,” “A Parable,” from In the Garden of Dreams. Lyrics and Sonnets. (Roberts Brothers, Boston, 1890.) Pages 79, 83, 113.—“Robert Browning,” from The Youth’s Companion. January 16, 1890.  99
  Nesmith, James Ernest. From Monadnoc, and other Sketches in Verse. (Printed at the Riverside Press, Cambridge, 1888.) Page 44.  100
  Ossoli, Margaret (Fuller). From Art, Literature, and the Drama. Edited by Arthur B. Fuller. (Roberts Brothers, Boston, 1875.) Page 249.  101
  Parker, Theodore. From Theodore Parker: A Biography. By Octavius Brooks Frothingham. (J. R. Osgood & Co., Boston, 1874.) Page 60.  102
  Percival, James Gates. From Poetical Works. (Ticknor & Fields, Boston, 1859.) Vol. i., page 360.  103
  Perry, Carlotta. From Poems. (Belford, Clarke & Co., Chicago, New York, San Francisco, 1888.) Pages 193, 240.  104
  Perry, Lilla Cabot. From The Heart of the Weed. (Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Boston, 1886.) Pages 1, 45, 76.  105
  Piatt, John James. “My Shadow’s Stature,” and “A Book of Gold,” from Western Windows. (J. R. Osgood & Co., Boston, 1878.) Pages 153, 157.—“The Young State,” from the Boston Evening Transcript. October 26, 1888.  106
  Pickering, Henry. From Ruins of Pæstum, and other Compositions in Verse. (Cushing & Appleton, Salem, 1822.) Page 78.  107
  Poe, Edgar Allan. From Works. Edited by John H. Ingram. (Adam & Charles Black, Edinburgh, 1883.) Vol. iii., pages 27, 53.  108
  Preston, Margaret Junkin. From Colonial Ballads, Sonnets and other Verse. (Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Boston, 1887.) Pages 9, 205.  109
  Reese, Lizette Woodworth. From The Century Magazine. Vol. xxxix., page 892.  110
  Richards, Anna (Matlack). From Letter and Spirit. (J. G. Cupples Company, Boston, 1890.) Page 71.  111
  Riley, James. From Poems. (T. B. Noonan & Co., Boston, 1888.) Page 98.  112
  Riley, James Whitcomb. “Time,” from Afterwhiles. (Bowen-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, 1888.) Page 78.—“When She comes Home,” from The Century Magazine. Vol. xxxiv., page 175.  113
  Rohlfs, Anna Katherine (Green). From The Defense of the Bride. (G. P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, 1882.) Page 66.  114
  Rollins, Alice Marland (Wellington). From The Ring of Amethyst. (G. P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, 1878.) Pages 37, 50.  115
  Sanford, Henry Shelton, Jr. From Scribner’s Magazine. Vol. iv., page 618.  116
  Savage, Minot Judson. From Poems. (George H. Ellis, Boston, 1882.) Page 144.  117
  Saxe, John Godfrey. From Scribner’s Magazine. Vol. xi., page 808.  118
  Saxton, Andrew Bice. “The Invisible Land,” from Scribner’s Magazine. Vol. xvi., page 791.—“The Overflowing Cup,” from Scribner’s Magazine. Vol. xvii., page 581.  119
  Scollard, Clinton. “A Pearl,” and “Wheat,” from Old and New World Lyrics. (Frederick A. Stokes & Brother, New York, 1888.) Pages 137, 140.—“The Arctic Circe,” from With Reed and Lyre. (D. Lothrop Company, 1886.) Page 106.  120
  Sherman, Frank Dempster. “Perpetuity,” from The Century Magazine. Vol. xl., page 565.—“Re-awakening,” from Madrigals and Catches. (White, Stokes & Allen, New York, 1887.) Page 116.  121
  Sill, Edward Rowland. From Poems. (Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Boston, 1888.) Page 84.  122
  Simms, William Gilmore. From Poems: Descriptive, Dramatic, Legendary, and Contemplative. (Redfield, New York, 1853.) Vol. ii., page 12.  123
  Smith, May Riley. From Harper’s Magazine. (Copyright, 1890, by Harper & Brothers.) Vol. lxxx., page 236.  124
  Spaulding, Susan Marr. From The Atlantic Monthly. Vol. li., page 217.  125
  Starr, Eliza Allen. From Songs of a Life-Time. (Published by the Author, Chicago, Illinois, 1887.) Pages 369, 381.  126
  Stedman, Edmund Clarence. “The Swallow,” from Poetical Works. Household Edition. (Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1884.) Page 162.—“Whittier’s Eightieth Birthday,” from the New York Critic. New Series. Vol. viii., page 330.  127
  Stickney, Julia Noyes. From The Boston Evening Transcript. May 21, 1888.  128
  Stoddard, Richard Henry. From Poems. (Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York, 1880.) Page 322.  129
  Story, William Wetmore. “Clytie,” from Poems. (Little & Brown, Boston, 1847.) Page 224.—“After Long Days of Dull Perpetual Rain,” from Poems. (Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Boston, 1886.) Vol. ii., page 280.  130
  Struthers, William. From the Boston Evening Transcript. April 9, 1888.  131
  Taylor, Bayard. From Poems of the Orient. (Ticknor & Fields, Boston, 1863.) Pages 97, 182.  132
  Thaxter, Celia (Laighton). From Drift-Weed. (Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1887.) Page 95.  133
  Thomas, Edith Matilda. From A New Year’s Masque, and other Poems. (Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Boston, 1885.) Pages 120, 121, 126, 133.  134
  Thompson, Maurice. “On a Garden Statue of Persephone,” from Songs of Fair Weather. (J. R. Osgood & Co., Boston, 1883.) Page 56. “The Green Heron.” (Not known, even by author, where published.)  135
  Timrod, Henry. From Poems. (E. J. Hale & Son, New York, 1873.) Page 200.  136
  Tooker, Lewis Frank. From The Century Magazine. Vol. xxv., page 297.  137
  Townsend, Mary Ashley (van Voorhis). From Down the Bayou and other Poems. (James R. Osgood & Co., Boston, 1882.) Page 195.  138
  Trowbridge, Robertson. From the New York Critic. New Series. Vol. x., page 58.  139
  Tuckerman, Henry Theodore. From Poems. (Ticknor, Reed & Fields, Boston, 1851.) Page 154.  140
  Tyler, William Bartlett. From the Boston Evening Transcript. August 23, 1887.  141
  Very, Jones. From Poems and Essays. Complete and Revised Edition. (Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Boston, 1886.) Pages 69, 72, 77, 94.  142
  Wasson, David Atwood. From Poems. (Lee & Shepard, Boston, 1888.) Pages 78, 80.  143
  Webster, Daniel. From Private Life of Daniel Webster. By Charles Lanman. (Harper & Brothers, New York, 1852.) Page 121. This sonnet was written in London, November 19, 1839.  144
  Wharton, Edith. From The Atlantic Monthly. Vol. lxiv., page 761.  145
  Whitman, Sarah Helen (Powers). From Poems. (Houghton, Osgood & Co., Boston, 1879.) Pages 91, 95.  146
  Whitney, Ernest. From the New York Critic. New Series. Vol. v., page 145.  147
  Whittier, John Greenleaf. “Requital,” from Poetical Works. Riverside Edition. (Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Boston, 1888.) Vol. i., page 413.—“Forgiveness,” from same edition. Vol. ii., page 109.  148
  Wilde, Richard Henry. From The Book of the Sonnet. Edited by Leigh Hunt and S. Adams Lee. (Roberts Brothers, Boston, 1867.) Vol. ii., page 197.  149
  Willis, Nathaniel Parker. From Fugitive Poetry. (Pierce & Williams, Boston, 1829.) Page 73.  150
  Wilson, Robert Burns. “The Snow Flake,” from Life and Love. (Cassell & Co., New York, 1887.) Page 107.—“To Robert Louis Stevenson,” from the New York Critic. Vol. viii., page 141.  151
  Woodberry, George Edward. From The North Shore Watch, and other Poems. (Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Boston, 1890.) Pages 99, 100.  152
  Woolsey, Sarah Chauncey (“Susan Coolidge”). From Verses. (Robert Brothers, Boston, 1888.) Page 15.  153
 
 
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