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eived from other admirers of Dante.
After the appearance of the translation of Dante and of the Christus, two works de longue haleine which show that the retired professor of nearly twenty years standing was not open to the charge of idleness, Longfellow had still about a decade to live and to continue his writing.
Some of the titles of his collections of verse have been already given; others are The Masque of Pandora, and other poems (1875), Keramos; and Other Poems (1878), Ultima Thule (1880), and In the Harbor (1882—posthumous). The first of these volumes contained one of the most dignified and impressive of all his poems, one of the best occasional poems in American literature, the Morituri Salutamus, written for the semi-centennial of the poet's class at Bowdoin.
It also contained A Book of Sonnets, fourteen in all, considerably extended in number in later editions of the poetical works.
Some notable sonnets had been published with the translation of Dante, and to these Long