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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


  • A Gleam of Sunshine
       This is the place. Stand still, my steed,
  • A Psalm of Life
       Tell me not in mournful numbers,
  • Afternoon in February
       The day is ending,
  • An April Day
       When the warm sun, that brings
  • Arrow and the Song, The
       I shot an arrow into the air,
  • Arsenal at Springfield, The
       This is the Arsenal. From floor to ceiling,
  • Autumn
       Thou comest, Autumn, heralded by the rain,
  • Autumn Within
       It is autumn; not without
  • Beleaguered City, The
       I have read, in some old, marvellous tale,
  • Belfry of Bruges, The
       In the market-place of Bruges stands the belfry old and brown;
  • Birds Of Passage
       Black shadows fall
  • Blessing The Cornfields
       Sing, O Song of Hiawatha,
  • Blind Bartimeus
       Blind Bartimeus at the gates
  • Bridge, The
       I stood on the bridge at midnight,
  • Burial of the Minnisink
       On sunny slope and beechen swell,
  • Carillon
       In the ancient town of Bruges,
  • Changed
       From the outskirts of the town,
  • Children
       Come to me, O ye children!
  • Children's Hour, The
       Between the dark and the daylight,
  • Courtship of Miles Standish, The
       In the Old Colony days, in Plymouth the land of the Pilgrims
  • Curfew
       Solemnly, mournfully,
  • Dante
       Tuscan, that wanderest through the realms of gloom,
  • Day is Done, The
       The day is done, and the darkness
  • Death Of Kwasind, The
       Far and wide among the nations
  • Drinking Song
       Come, old friend! sit down and listen!
  • Endymion
       The rising moon has hid the stars;
  • Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie
       This is the forest primeval. The murmuring pines and the hemlocks,
  • Evening Star, The
       Lo! in the painted oriel of the West,
  • Excelsior
       The shades of night were falling fast,
  • Famine, The
       Oh the long and dreary Winter!
  • Fata Morgana
       O sweet illusions of son
  • Flowers
       Spake full well, in language quaint and olden,
  • Footsteps of Angels
       When the hours of Day are numbered,
  • Four Winds, The
       "Honor be to Mudjekeewis!"
  • Ghosts, The
       Never stoops the soaring vulture
  • Goblet of Life, The
       Filled is Life's goblet to the brim;
  • God's-Acre
       I like that ancient Saxon phrase, which calls
  • Good Part, That Shall Not Be Taken Away, The
       She dwells by Great Kenhawa's side,
  • Hiawatha And Mudjekeewis
       Out of childhood into manhood
  • Hiawatha And The Pearl-Feather
       On the shores of Gitche Gumee,
  • Hiawatha and the Pearl-Feather
       On the shores of Gitche Gumee,
  • Hiawatha's Childhood
       Downward through the evening twilight,
  • Hiawatha's Departure
       By the shore of Gitche Gumee,
  • Hiawatha's Fasting
       You shall hear how Hiawatha
  • Hiawatha's Fishing
       Forth upon the Gitche Gumee,
  • Hiawatha's Friends
       Two good friends had Hiawatha,
  • Hiawatha's Lamentation
       In those days the Evil Spirits,
  • Hiawatha's Sailing
       "Give me of your bark, O Birch-tree!
  • Hiawatha's Wedding-Feast
       You shall hear how Pau-Puk-Keewis,
  • Hiawatha's Wooing
       "As unto the bow the cord is,
  • Hunting Of Pau-Puk Keewis, The
       Full of wrath was Hiawatha
  • Hymn of the Moravian Nuns of Bethlehem at the Consecration of Pulaski's Banner
       When the dying flame of day
  • Hymn to the Night
       I heard the trailing garments of the Night
  • Intorduction To The Song Of Hiawatha
       Should you ask me,
  • It is not Always May
       The sun is bright,--the air is clear,
  • L'Envoi
       Ye voices, that arose
  • Ladder of St. Augustine, The
       Saint Augustine! well hast thou said,
  • Light of Stars, The
       The night is come, but not too soon;
  • Loss And Gain
        When I compare
  • Maidenhood
       Maiden! with the meek, brown eyes,
  • Mezzo Cammin
       Half of my life is gone, and I have let
  • Midnight Mass for the Dying Year
       Yes, the Year is growing old,
  • My Lost Youth
       Often I think of the beautiful town
  • Nature
       As a fond mother, when the day is o'er,
  • Norman Baron, The
       In his chamber, weak and dying,
  • Nuremberg
       In the valley of the Pegnitz, where across broad meadow-lands
  • Occultation of Orion, The
       I saw, as in a dream sublime,
  • Old Clock on the Stairs, The
       Somewhat back from the village street
  • Pau-Puk-Keewis
       You shall hear how Pau-Puk-Keewis,
  • Paul Revere's Ride
       Listen my children and you shall hear
  • Peace-Pipe, The
       On the Mountains of the Prairie,
  • Picture-Writing
       In those days said Hiawatha,
  • Quadroon Girl, The
       The Slaver in the broad lagoon
  • Rain in Summer
       How beautiful is the rain!
  • Rainy Day, The
       The day is cold, and dark, and dreary;
  • Reaper and the Flowers, The
       There is a Reaper, whose name is Death,
  • Republic, The
       Thou, too, sail on, O Ship of State!
  • Skeleton in Armor, The
       "Speak! speak I thou fearful guest
  • Slave In the Dismal Swamp, The
       In dark fens of the Dismal Swamp
  • Slave Singing at Midnight, The
       Loud he sang the psalm of David!
  • Slave's Dream, The
       Beside the ungathered rice he lay,
  • Snow-Flakes
       Out of the bosom of the Air
  • Son Of The Evening Star, The
       Can it be the sun descending
  • Sound Of The Sea, The
       The sea awoke at midnight from its sleep,
  • Spirit of Poetry, The
       There is a quiet spirit in these woods,
  • St. John's, Cambridge
       I stand beneath the tree, whose branches shade
  • Sunrise on the Hills
       I stood upon the hills, when heaven's wide arch
  • Tide Rises, the Tide Falls, The
       The tide rises, the tide falls,
  • To a Child
       Dear child! how radiant on thy mother's knee,
  • To an Old Danish Song-Book
       Welcome, my old friend,
  • To the Driving Cloud
       Gloomy and dark art thou, O chief of the mighty Omahas;
  • To the River Charles
       River! that in silence windest
  • To William E. Channing
       The pages of thy book I read,
  • Village Blacksmith, The
       Under a spreading chestnut tree
  • Voices Of the Night
       Pleasant it was, when woods were green,
  • Walter Von Der Vogel Weid
       Vogelweid the Minnesinger,
  • Warning, The
       Beware! The Israelite of old, who tore
  • White Man's Foot, The
       In his lodge beside a river,
  • Witnesses, The
       In Ocean's wide domains,
  • Woods in Winter
       When winter winds are piercing chill,
  • Wreck of the Hesperus, The
       It was the schooner Hesperus,