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Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters 4 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 4 0 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 2 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 1 1 Browse Search
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hile we are trying to sing it, as the Marseillaise, for example, does express the very spirit of revolutionary republicanism. But in true pioneer fashion we get along with a makeshift until something better turns up. The lyric and narrative verse of the Civil War itself was great in quantity, and not more inferior in quality than the war verse of other nations has often proved to be when read after the immediate occasion for it has passed. Single lyrics by Timrod and Paul Hayne, Boker, H. H. Brownell, Read, Stedman, and other men are still full of fire. Yet Mrs. Howe's Battle Hymn, scribbled hastily in the gray dawn, interpreted, as no other lyric of the war quite succeeded in interpreting, the mystical glory of sacrifice for Freedom. Soldiers sang it in camp; women read it with tears; children repeated it in school, vaguely but truly perceiving in it, as their fathers had perceived in Webster's Reply to Hayne thirty years before, the idea of union made simple, sensuous, passionate
e, Longfellow 156 Bells, the, Poe 5-6,192 Biglow papers, the, Lowell 170, 172, 173 Black Cat, the, Poe 194 Blaine, J. G., quoted, 163 Blithedale romance, the, Hawthorne 145-46, 150-51 Boston news-letter, 60 Boy's town, a, Howells 250 Bracebridge Hall, Irving 91 Bradford, William, 28 Bradstreet, Anne, 36-37 Bridge, the, Longfellow 156 Briggs, C. F., quoted, 190 Brook Farm, 140, 143 Brooklyn Eagle, the, 199 Brown, Alice, 249, 250 Brown University, 62 Brownell, H. H., 225 Brownson, Orestes, 141 Bryant, W. C., one of the Knickerbocker Group, 89; personal appearance, 101; life and, writings, 101-106; died (1878), 255 Buffalo Bill, see Cody, W. F. Building of the ship, the, Longfellow 155 Burroughs, John, 262 By Blue Ontario's shore, Whitman 204 Byrd, William, 44 Cable, G. W., 246 Calef, Robert, 43 Calhoun, J. C., 215 Calvinism in New England, 18-19 Cambridge thirty years ago, Lowell 174 Captain Bonneville, Irving 91