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Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes
Publisher: Boston, New York, Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1893.
Series: The writings of Oliver Wendell Holmes. [Riverside ed.] vol. XI-XIII
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver Wendell Holmes
OCLC Number: 5203220
Description: 3 volumes frontispiece (portrait) 20 cm.
Contents: Homesick in Heaven --
Fantasia --
Aunt Tabitha --
Wind-clouds and star-drifts --
Epilogue to the breakfast-table series. Opening the window --
Programme --
An old-year song --
Dorothy Q: a family portrait --
The organ-blower --
At the pantomime --
After the fire --
A ballad of the Boston Tea-Party --
Nearing the snow-line --
To Canaan: a puritan war-song --
"Thus saith the lord, I offer the three things" --
Never or now --
One country --
God save the flag! --
Hymn after the emancipation proclamation --
Hymn for the fair at Chicago --
Under the Washington elm, Cambridge --
Freedom, our queen --
Army hymn --
Parting hymn --
The flower of liberty --
The sweet little man --
Union and liberty --
America to Russia --
Welcome to the Grand Duke Alexis --
At the banquet to the Grand Duke Alexis --
At the banquet to the Chinese Embassy --
At the banquet to the Japanese Embassy --
Bryant's seventieth birthday --
A farewell to Agassiz --
At a dinner to Admiral Farragut --
At a dinner to General Grant --
To H. W. Longfellow --
To Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg --
A toast to Wilkie Collins --
For the services in memory of Abraham Lincoln, Boston, June 1, 1865 --
For the commemoration services, Cambridge, July 21, 1865 --
Edward Everett: January 30, 1865 --
Shakespeare tercentennial celebration, April 23, 1864 --
In memory of John and Robert Ware, May 25, 1864 --
Humboldt's birthday: centennial celebration, September 14, 1869 --
Poem at the dedication of the Halleck Monument, July 8, 1869 --
Hymn for the celebration at the laying of the corner-stone of Harvart Memorial Hall, Cambridge, October 6, 1874 --
Hymn for the dedication of Memorial Hall at Cambridge, June 23, 1874 --
Hymn at the funeral services of Charles Sumner, April 29, 1874 --
Address for the opening of the Fifth Avenue Theatre, New York, December 3, 1873 --
A sea dialogue --
Chanson without music --
For the centennial dinner of the proprietors of Boston Pier, or the long wharf, April 16, 1873 --
A poem served to order --
The fountain of youth --
No time like the old time --
A hymn of peace, sung at the "jubilee," June 15, 1869, to the music of Keller's "American Hymn". Grandmother's story of Bunker-Hill battle --
At the "Atlantic" dinner, December 15, 1874 --
"Lucy." for her golden wedding, October 18, 1875 --
Hymn for the inauguration of the statue of Governor Andrew, Hingham, October 7, 1875 --
A memorial tribute to Dr. Samuel G. Howe --
Joseph Warren, M. D. --
Old Cambridge, July 3, 1875 --
Welcome to the nations, Philadelphia, July 4, 1876 --
A familiar letter --
Unsatisfied --
How the old horse won the bet --
An appeal for "The Old South" --
The first fan --
To R. B. H. --
The ship of state --
A family record. The iron gate --
Vestigia quinque retrorsum --
My aviary --
On the threshold --
To George Peabody --
At the papyrus club --
For Whittier's seventieth birthday --
Two sonnets: Harvard --
The coming era --
In response --
For the Moore centennial celebration --
To james Freeman Clarke --
Welcome to the Chicago commercial club --
American academy centennial celebration --
The school-boy --
The silent melody --
Our home --
our country --
Poem at the centennial anniversary dinner of the Massachusetts Medical Society --
Rhymes of a life-time. At my fireside --
At the Saturday club --
Our dead singer. H. W. L. --
I. At the summit --
II. The world's homage --
A welcome to Dr. Benjamin Apthorp Gould --
To Frederick Henry Hedge on his eightieth birthday --
To James Russell Lowell --
To John Greenleaf Whittier on his eightieth birthday --
Prelude to a volume printed in raised letters for the blind --
Boston to Florence --
At the unitarian festival, March 8, 1882 --
Poem for the two hunderd and fiftieth anniversary of the founding of Harvard College --
Post-prandial: phi betta kappa, 1881 --
The flaneur: during the transit of Venus, 1882 --
Ave --
King's chapel. read at the two hundredth anniversary --
Hymn for the same occasion --
Hymn. --
the word of promise --
Hymn read at the dedication of the Oliver Wendell Holmes Hospital at Hudson, Wisconsin, June 7, 1887 --
On the death of President Garfield --
The golden flower --
Hail, Columbia! --
Poem for the dedication of the fountain at Stratford-on-Avon, presented by George W. Childs, of Philadelphia --
To the poets who only read and listen --
For the dedication of the New City Library --
For the window in St. Margaret's --
James Russell Lowell: 1819-1891. To the eleven ladies who presented me with a silver loving cup --
The Peau de Chagrin of State Street --
Cacoethes scribendi --
The rose and the fern --
I like you and I love you --
La maison d'or (Bar Harbor) --
Too young for love --
The broomstick train; or, the return of the witches --
Tartarus --
At the turn of the road --
Invita Minerva. To my old readers --
The banker's secret --
The exile's secret --
The lover's secret --
The statesman's secret --
The mother's secret --
The secret of the stars. First verses: translation from the Aeneid --
The meeting of the dryads --
The mysterious visitor --
The toadstool --
The spectre pig --
The caged lion --
The star and the water-lily --
Illustration of a picture: "a Spanish girl in reverie" --
A Roman aqueduct --
From a bachelor's private journal --
La Grisette --
Our yankee girls --
L'inconnue --
Stanzas --
Lines by a clerk --
The philospher to his love --
The poet's lot --
To a blank sheet of paper --
To the portrait of "A Gentleman" in the Athenaeum Gallery --
The ballad of the oysterman --
A noontide lyric --
The hot season --
A portrait --
An evening thought. written at sea --
The wasp and the hornet --
"Qui vive?".
Series Title: The writings of Oliver Wendell Holmes. [Riverside ed.] vol. XI-XIII

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