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Stedman and Hutchinson, comps. A Library of American Literature:
An Anthology in Eleven Volumes. 1891.


Vol. V: Literature of the Republic, Part II., 1821–1834

William Ellery Channing. 1780–1842. An Estimate of Bonaparte
The Need of an Original Literature
Spiritual Freedom
What Is Courage?
The True Remedy for War
The Abolitionists
Advice to a Preacher
Faith Schooled by Sorrow
On Thomas Moore’s Theory of Genius
The Life Hereafter
John James Audubon. 1785–1851. A Dangerous Adventure
A Little Idyl
Moses Stuart. 1780–1852. Orthodox Free Thought
Lewis Cass. 1782–1866. The First Western Courts
Thomas Hart Benton. 1782–1858. The Duel between Randolph and Clay
Fall of the Alamo
Traits of President Jackson
Senator Hayne and the Debate with Webster
Charles Jared Ingersoll. 1782–1862. A Sketch of Jefferson
John Sanderson. 1783–1844. Louis Philippe and his Family
Washington Irving. 1783–1859. Of the Renowned Wouter Van Twiller
Peter the Headstrong
The Mission of Antony the Trumpeter
The Powerful Army that Assembled at the City of New Amsterdam
Rip Van Winkle
The Poor-Devil Author
The Discovery of America
Oliver Goldsmith
Parisian Sketches
Lee and Washington at Monmouth
William Maxwell. 1784–1857. A Poet of Quality
Nathaniel Beverley Tucker. 1784–1851. The Foreshadowing of Disunion
A Novelist’s Picture of Van Buren
A Southern Marriage
Robert Walsh. 1784–1859. The Experiment of Emancipation
John Pierpont. 1785–1866. Warren’s Address to the American Soldiers
The Fugitive Slave’s Apostrophe to the North Star
Christmas Hymn
The Exile at Rest
My Child
Henry Wheaton. 1785–1848. Discovery and Settlement of “Vinland” by the Northmen
Samuel Woodworth. 1784–1842. The Bucket
Mordecai Manuel Noah. 1785–1851. The Journalist’s Experience as a Playwright
Anonymous On the Capture of the “Guerriere
Henry Marie Brackenridge. 1786–1871. The “Constitution” and the “Guerriere
Battle of the Thames
Andrews Norton. 1786–1853. On Listening to a Cricket
Trust and Submission
Gulian Crommelin Verplanck. 1786–1870. On the Madness of Hamlet
Shakespeare’s Name and Autographs
Nicholas Biddle. 1786–1844. Our Political Demagogues
Lavinia Stoddard. 1787–1820. The Soul’s Defiance
Eliza Leslie. 1787–1858. The Set of China
Emma Hart Willard. 1787–1870. Rocked in the Cradle of the Deep
Richard Henry Dana, Sr. 1787–1879. The Chanting Cherubs—a Group by Greenough
The Spectre-Horse
Kean’s Acting
The Little Beach-Bird
The Moss Supplicateth for the Poet
James Fenimore Cooper. 1789–1851. Fort William Henry
The Judgment of Tamenund
The Fight of the American Frigate
The Royalist’s Escape
A Struggle in the Water
An Encounter with a Panther
The Farewell of Leather-Stocking
Richard Henry Wilde. 1789–1847. Stanzas: ‘My life is like the summer rose
To the Mocking-Bird
James Abraham Hillhouse. 1789–1841. The Demon-Lover
John Wakefield Francis. 1789–1861. An Embarrassing Question
Professor Mitchill’s Reformation of “Mother Goose
Hannah Flagg Gould. 1789–1865. A Name in the Sand
Jared Sparks. 1789–1866. Indian Policy in 1763
Men of the Revolution
Levi Woodbury. 1789–1851. Free Trade
The Iron Will of Andrew Jackson
Catharine Maria Sedgwick. 1789–1867. Daniel Prime
Fitz-Greene Halleck. 1790–1867. Marco Bozzaris
On the Death of Joseph Rodman Drake
Red Jacket
Edward Tyrrel Channing. 1790–1856. Literary Fame
Augustus Baldwin Longstreet. 1790–1870. The Rough-and-Tumble Fight
Samuel Finley Breese Morse. 1791–1872. The First Telegraph Instrument
Charles Sprague. 1791–1875. The Winged Worshippers
The Family Meeting
George Ticknor. 1791–1871. Literature and the Church in Spain
Calderon’s Dramas
Some Traits of a Historian
Lydia Huntley Sigourney. 1791–1865. Columbus
Death of an Infant
Bernardine du Born
The Trial of the Dead
Alexander Hill Everett. 1790–1847. Shakespeare and Schiller
A Literary Leader
Thaddeus Stevens. 1792–1868. The Defection of Daniel Webster
After Emancipation—Suffrage
John Howard Payne. 1791–1852. Home, Sweet Home!
Military Punctilio
The Roman Father
William Leete Stone. 1792–1844. A Case of Civilized Barbarity
The Yankee Pass
Seba Smith. 1792–1868. A Down-East Barter
The Tax on Old Bachelors
Captain Downing Carries the News to “Old Hickory
James Hall. 1793–1868. Boys of the Border
Henry Charles Carey. 1793–1879. A Tariff Advocate on Literary Copyright
Henry Rowe Schoolcraft. 1793–1864. The White Stone Canoe
Nathaniel Langdon Frothingham. 1793–1870. To Elsie
The Crossed Swords
Edward Hitchcock. 1793–1864. The Luminiferous Ether
Samuel Griswold Goodrich. 1793–1860. The Meeting-House of 1830
A Connecticut Beauty
The Rise and Fall of the Sandimanians
Webster at Bunker Hill
Good Night
John Neal. 1793–1876. The Midnight Foe
Music of the Night
Orville Dewey. 1794–1882. Talks with Thackeray
An Optimist’s Faith
William Cullen Bryant. 1794–1878. Thanatopsis
To a Waterfowl
A Forest Hymn
The Death of the Flowers
The Past
To the Fringed Gentian
The Battle-Field
An Evening Revery
The Planting of the Apple-Tree
The Antiquity of Freedom
The May Sun Sheds an Amber Light
Robert of Lincoln
Latter-Day Poets
Edward Robinson. 1794–1863. The Alleged Site of the Holy Sepulchre
Edward Everett. 1794–1865. The Great Experiment
The “Mayflower
Lafayette and Napoleon
The Character of John Quincy Adams
Two Soldiers
The Coming of War
The Union
The Rebellion
Caroline Howard Gilman. 1794–1888. The Colonel’s Clothes
Annie in the Graveyard
Thomas Corwin. 1794–1865. Oregon and the Compromise Bill
The Citizen’s Duty
Henry Ware, Jr. 1794–1843. The Expression of the Inner Life
Maria Gowen Brooks (Maria del Occidente). 1794?–1845. Death of Altheëtor
The Mates
Song of Egla
The Widow Werther
Joshua Reed Giddings. 1795–1864. A Demand for Southern Consistency
William Buell Sprague. 1795–1876. Robert Hall and John Foster
Joseph Rodman Drake. 1795–1820. The Culprit Fay
The American Flag
Daniel Pierce Thompson. 1795–1868. Defence of a Subterranean Stronghold
John Pendleton Kennedy. 1795–1870. In the Freebooter’s Camp
The Remarkable Adventure of Horse-Shoe and Andy
A Sketch of William Wirt
James Gates Percival. 1795–1856. The Coral Grove
To Seneca Lake
New England
In Exitu
The Golden Age of Tezcuco
William Hickling Prescott. 1796–1859. Noche Triste, or “The Melancholy Night
A Banquet of the Dead
The Conquistadores
Execution of Egmont and Hoorne
George Catlin. 1796–1872. A Painter among the Indians
Sarah Josepha Buell Hale. 1788–1879. It Snows
John Gorham Palfrey. 1796–1881. The Great Awakening
John Gardiner Calkins Brainard. 1795–1828. Epithalamium
Mr. Merry’s Lament for “Long Tom
William Augustus Muhlenberg. 1796–1877. I Would not Live Alway
Charles Theodore Christian Follen. 1796–1840. History and Historians
Francis Wayland. 1796–1865. The Philosophy of Analogy
George Hill. 1796–1871. Song of the Elfin Steersman
Horace Mann. 1796–1859. Superfluous Riches
William Ware. 1797–1852. Aurelian Saves Zenobia
The Triumph of Aurelian
The Christian Martyr
Anonymous The Yankee Man-of-War
Hugh Swinton Legaré. 1797–1843. Paper Money Beneficial to the Laboring Classes
Walter Colton. 1797–1851. The Discovery of Gold in California
Samuel Joseph May. 1797–1871. A Tribute to Mrs. Child
Thurlow Weed. 1797–1882. Cabinet-Making with Mr. Lincoln
Gerrit Smith. 1797–1874. His Political Creed
John Hughes. 1797–1864. A Patriot-Churchman
Samuel Gardner Drake. 1798–1875. The Boston Lecture—Its Origin and Evolution
John Adams Dix. 1798–1879. Recurrent Tendency of Human Life and Thought
Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar. 1798–1859. The Daughter of Mendoza
Francis Lister Hawks. 1798–1866. The Lost Colony of Roanoke
George Washington Doane. 1799–1859. Evening
Hoc Erat in Votis
Robert Charles Sands. 1799–1832. The Man Who Burnt John Rogers
William Bourne Oliver Peabody. 1799–1847. The Autumn Evening
Oliver William Bourne Peabody. 1799–1848. Hymn to the Stars
Rufus Choate. 1799–1859. The Eloquence of Revolutionary Periods
Webster as a Statesman
The Nation’s Orator
Amasa Walker. 1799–1875. A Consistent Protective-Tariff Impracticable in a Democracy
Grenville Mellen. 1799–1841. The Bugle