elf felt upon writers in every section.
His own lyric vein had an opaline intensity of fire, but in spite of its glow his verse sometimes refused to sing.
The most perfect poetic craftsman of the period --and, many think, our one faultless worker in verse — was Thomas Bailey Aldrich.
His first volume of juvenile verse had appeared in 1855, the year of Whittier's Barefoot boy and Whitman's Leaves of Grass.
By 1865 his poems were printed in the then well-known Blue and Gold edition, by Ticknor and Fields.
In 1881 he succeeded Howells in the editorship of the Atlantic.
Aldrich had a versatile talent that turned easily to adroit prose tales, but his heart was in the filing of his verses.
Nothing so daintily perfect as his lighter pieces has been produced on this side of the Atlantic, and the deeper notes and occasional darker questionings of his later verse are embodied in lines of impeccable workmanship.
Aloof from the social and political conflicts of his day, he gave himself
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Sumner, Charles, 216
Sunthina in the Pastoral line, Lowell 174
Tales of a traveler, Irving 91
Tales of a Wayside Inn, Longfellow 155
Tamerlane and other poems, Poe 89
Taylor, Bayard, 255
Telling the Bees, Whittier 158
Tennessee's partner, Harte 242
Thanatopsis, Bryant 103, 104, 106
Thomas, Edith, 257
Thompson, Denman, 248
Thoreau, H. D., representative of New England thought, 119; life and writings, 130-39; nature-writing, 262; typically American, 265
Ticknor, George, 89, 111, 178, 216
Timrod, Henry, 225
To Helen, Poe 189, 192
Tom Sawyer, Clemens 238
Tour of the prairies, Irving 91
Transcendentalism, 111 et seq., 218; bibliography, 270-71
Tritemius, Whittier 161
True Relation, Smith 8-10, 25-26
True Reportory of the Wrack of Sir Thomas Gates, Kt. Vpon and from the Islands of the Bermudas, Strachey 26
Tuckerman, F. G., quoted, 117
Twain, Mark, see Clemens, S. L.
Twicetold tales, Hawthorne 148
Tyler, Professor, 64