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NOTE 70. Why don't you speak for yourself, John ? Page 438.
Olivia. O by your leave, I pray you;.

I bade you never speak again of him ;
But would you undertake another suit,
I had rather hear you to solicit that
Than music from the spheres.”

Twelfth Night, Act III. Scene 1. NOTE 71. The sailing of the May-Flower. Page 441. After remaining one hundred and ten days in Plymouth Harbour, this historical and gallant little ship returned to England in the month of April, 1621 ; and notwithstanding their great sufferings all the Pilgrims remained at their posts; not one asked to re-embark.

NOTE 72. The Field of the First Encounter. Page 444. This name was given to the scene of the skirmish, in which the intrepidity of Standish and his little band proved more than a match for an assault of the Indians. NOTE 73. But their sachem, the brave Mattawamat,

Fled not; he was dead. Page 449. “But it is incredible how many wounds these two princes (braves), Pecksuot and Wattawamat, received before they died, not making any fearful poise, but catching at their weapons, and striving to the last."- Journal of the Colonists.

NOTE 74. Yes; Miles Standish was dead. Page 452 Standish had a very narrow escape from an assassin. A wily Indian, a “notable insulting villain,” persuaded the Captain and his party to land at his village, with the intent to murder them, but a contrary wind prevented their touching at the place. NOTE 75. That of our vices we can frame

A ladder. Page 457. The words of St. Augustine are, “De vitiis nostris scalam nobis facimus, si vitia ipsa calcumas.”

Sermon III. De Ascensione, Note 76. THE PHANTOM SAIP. Page 458. A detailed account of this "apparition of a Ship in the Air" is given by Cotton Mather in his Magnalia Christi, Book I. Chap. VI. It is contained in a letter from the Rev. James Pierpont, Pastor of New Haven. To this account Mather adds these words:-

“ Reader, there being yet living so many credible gentlemen, that were eye-witnesses of this wonderful thing, I'venture to publish it for a thing as undoubted as 'tis wonderful.”

NOTE 77. And the Emperor but a Macho! Page 468. Macho, in Spanish, signifiesa mule. Golondrina is the feminine form of Golondrino, a swallow, and also a cant name for a deserter.

NOTE 78. OLIVER BASSELIN. Page 466. Oliver Basselin, the “ Père joyeux du Vaudeville," fourished in the fifteenth century, and gave to his convivial songs the name of his native valleys, in which he sang them, Vaux-de-Vire. This name was afterward corrupted into modern Vaudeville.

NOTE 79. VICTOR GALBRAITH. Page 468. This poem is founded on fact. Victor Galbraith was a bugler in a compauy of volunteer cavalry; and was shot in Mexico for sume breach of discipline. It is a common superstition among soldiers, that no balls will

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kill them unless their names are written on them. The old proverb says, Every bullet has its billet."

NOTE 80. I remember the sea-fight far away. Page 470. This was the engagement between the Enterprise and Boxer, off the har. bour of Portland, in which both captains were slain. They were buried side by side, in the cemetery on Mountjoy.

NOTE 81. SANTA FILOMENA. Page 475. “At Pisa, the church of San Francisco contains a chapel dedicated lately to Santa Filomena; over the altar is a picture, by Sabatelli, representing the Saint as a beautiful nymph-like figure, floating down from heaven, attended by two angels bearing the lily, palm, and javelin, and beneath in the foreground the sick and maimed, who are healed by her intercession." -Mrs. Jameson's Sacred and Legendary Art, ü. 298.

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INDEX.

A Christmas Carol, 190.

King Christian, 77.
Afternoon in February, 143.

Witlaf's Drinking-horn, 176.
A Gleam of Sunshine, 125
An April Day, 52.

L'Envoi, 85.
Annie of Tharaw, 151.
A Psalm of Life, 44.

Maidenhood, 112.
Autumn, 53.

Midnight Mass for the Dying Year,
sonnet, 150.

50.

My Lost Youth, 471.
Ballads, 87.
Beatrice, 74.

Nuremberg, 129.
Beware! 81.
Birds of Passage, 174, 456.

Oliver Basselin, 466,
Blind Bartimeus, 110,
Burial of the Minnisink, 57.

Pegasus in Pound, 177.

Poems on Slavery, 115.
Carillon, 122.

Poetic Aphorisms, 154.
Catawba wine, 473.

Prelude, 41.
Children, 480.

Prometheus, 456.
Churchyard at Cambridge, 462,
Coplas de Manrique, 59.

Rain in Summer, 130.
Curfew, 156.

Resignation, 171.
Dante, 150.

Sand of the Desert in an Hour-glass,
Daybreak, 471.

173.
Daylight and Moonlight, 464. Sandalphon, 481.
Dedication, 157.

Santa Filomena, 475,
Drinking Song, 146.

Seaweed, 141.

Sir Humphrey Gilbert, 168.
Earlier Poems, 52.

Song of the Bell, 82.
Endymion, 106.

of the Silent Land, 85.
Epimetheus, 482.

Songs, 141.
Evangeline, 9.

Sonnet, 180.
Excelsior, 113.

Sonnets, 150.

Spring, 75.
Flowers, 47.

Sunrise on the Hills, 55.
Footsteps of Angels, 46.

Suspiria, 181.
Gaspar Becerra, 177.

Tegnér's Drapa, 179.
God's-Acre, 108.

The Arrow and the Song, 149.

The Arsenal at Springfield, 126.
Haunted Houses, 461.

The Beleaguered City, 49.
Hymn for my Brother's Ordination, The Belfry of Bruges, 123.
182.

The Bird and the Ship, 80.
Hymn of the Moravian Nuns, 54. The Black Knight, 83.
Hymn to the Night, 43,

The Blind Girl of Castèl-Cuillè, 182.

The Bridge, 138.
It is not always May, 107.

The Brook, 72.

The Builaers, 172.

The Reaper and the Flowers, 45.
The Building of the Ship, 158. The Ropewalk, 471.
The Castle by the Sea, 83.

The Sea hath its Pearls, 153.
The Celestial Pilot, 72.

The Seaside and the Fireside, 157.
The Child Asleep, 76.

The Secret of the Sea, 166.
The Children of the Lord's Supper, 96. | The Singers, 181,
The Courtship of Miles Standish, 430. The Skeleton in Armour, 87.
The Day is done, 142.

The Slave in the Dismal Swamp, 117.
The Dead, 79.

The Slave Singing at Midnight, 113.
The Discovery of the North Cape, 476. The Slave's Dream, 115.
The Elected Knight, 94.

The Song of Hiawatha, 323.
The Emperor's Bird's Nest, 462. The Spanish Student, 192.
The Evening Star, 166.

The Spirit of Poetry, 56.
sonnet, 150. The Statue over the Cathedral Door,
The Fiftieth Birthday of Agassiz, 479. 152,
The Fire of Drift-wood, 170,

The Terrestrial Paradise, 73.
The Goblet of Life, 110.

The Two Angels, 463.
The Golden Legend, 239.

The Two Locks of Hair, 107.
Milestone, 472.

The Village Blacksmith, 105.
The Good Part, 116.

The Warden of the Cinque Ports, 460.
Shepherd, 70,

The Warning, 121,
The Grave, 76.

The Wave, 79.
The Happiest Land, 78.

The Witnesses, 119.
The Hemlock-tree, 151.

The Wreck of the Hesperus, 91...
The Image of God, 71.

To a Child, 132.
The Jewish Cemetery at Newport, To an Old Danish Song-book, 1436
465.

To-morrow, 71.
The Ladder of St. Augustine, 457. To the Driving Cloud, 139.
The Legend of the Crossbill, 153. To the River Charles, 109,
The Lighthouse, 169.

To William E. Channing, 115.
The Light of Stars, 45.

Twilight, 168.
The Luck of Edenhall, 93.
The Native Land, 78.

Victor Galbraith, 468.
The Norman Baron, 129.

Vocabulary, 428.
The Occultation of Orion, 136, Voices of the Night, 41
The Old Clock on the Stairs, 147.
The Open Window, 175.

Walter Von der Vogelweide, 145.
The Phantom Ship, 458.

Whither ? 81.
The Quadroon Girl, 119.

Woods in Winter, 54.
The Rainy Day, 108.

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