dy faculty for grouping his shorter poems in volumes, and had a series continuing indefinitely under the name of Birds of Passage, which in successive flights were combined with longer works.
The first was contained in the volume called The Courtship of Miles Standish (1858); the second in Tales of a Wayside Inn (1863); flight the third appeared in connection with Aftermath (1873); flight the fourth in Masque of Pandora and Other Poems (1875), and flight the fifth in Keramos and Other Poems (1878). These short poems stand representative of his middle life, as Voices of the Night and Ballads did for the earlier; and while the maturer works have not, as a whole, the fervor and freshness of the first, they have more average skill of execution.
The Tales of a Wayside Inn was the final grouping of several stories which had accumulated upon him, large and small, and finally demanded a title-page in common.
Some of them had been published before and were grouped into a volume in 1863, w
ure, which was not a moment still; for like a butterfly glancing from flower to flower, he was tripping from one lady to another, admired and courted by all. He shook me cordially by the hand, introduced me to his lady, invited me to his house, and then he was off again like a humming bird.
The Home Circle, London, October, 1850, III. 249.
A later picture by another English observer is contained in Lord Ronald Gower's My Reminiscences.
After a description of a visit to Craigie House, in 1878, he says: If asked to describe Longfellow's appearance, I should compare him to the ideal representations of early Christian saints and prophets.
There is a kind of halo of goodness about him, a benignity in his expression which one associates with St. John at Patmos saying to his followers and brethren, Little children, love one another! . . . Longfellow has had the rare fortune of being thoroughly appreciated in his own country and in other countries during his lifetime; how different, pr
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Morituri Salutamus. Übersetzt von Dr. Ernst Schmidt.
The Hanging of the Cr1878.
The Hanging of the Crane.
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The Same. Einhangen des Kesselhakens, frei bearbeitet von Joh. Henry Becker: n. d.
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The Same. In Chinese.
By Jung Tagen.
Written on a fan.
The Same. In Sanscrit.