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The Reverie. Written from College on the Birth Day of the Author's

Mother.

Frisbie. 364

The Soul's Defiance.

Anonymous. 365

Hymn for the second Centennial Anniversary of the City of Boston.

Pierpont. 366

Napoleon at Rest.

Pierpont. 363

The Death of Napoleon.

1. McLellan, Jr. 369

Jerusalem.

Brainard. 370

The Angler's Song.

1. McLellan, Jr. 372

Who is my Neighbor ?

Anonymous. 373

Hymn. Matthew, xxvi. 6–13.

Christian Mirror. 374

• Broken-hearted, weep no more."

Episcopal Watchman. 375

The Sweet Brier.

Brainard. 376

Mother, What is Death ?

Mrs. Gilman. 376

Last Prayers.

Mary Ann Browne. 377

A Noon Scene.

Bryant. 379

New England's Dead.

I. McLellan, Jr. 381

Installation Hymn.

Pierpont. 382

The Wanderer of Africa.

Alonzo Lewis. 383

A Legend.

J. G. Whittier. 384

" They heard a Voice from Heaven, saying, Come up hither.” Rev.

xi. 12.

Mrs. Sigourney. 386

Occasional Hymn.

Pierpont. 387

The Sleeper.

Commercial Advertiser, 388

God's Omnipresent Agency.

Carlos Wilcor. 389

The Farewell.

Anonymous. 389

Sunrise on the Hills.

Anonymous. 390

Lines on passing the Grave of my

Sister.

Micah P. Flint. 391

The Revellers.

Ohio Backwoodsman. 393

“ I would not live always.”

B. B. Thatcher. 394

The Disimborlied Spirit.

. W. 0. B. Peabody. 395

Lines on hea.... of the Death of Garafilia Mohalbi. Mrs. Sigourney. 396

Crossing the Ford.

0. W. H. 396

Hymn of the Cherokee Indian.

I. McLellan, Jr. 397

Lake Superior.

S. G. Goodrich. 398

Oriental Mysticism. •

Leonard Woods. 400

To a Sister about to embark on a Missionary Enterprise.

B. B. Thatcher. 401

The Pilgrim Fathers.

Charles Sprague 403

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Massachusetts Spy.
216 Rockingham Gazette,

288
McLellan, I. Jr.

Rockwell, J. O.

197
359, 369, 379, 381, 397
Mellen, G.
. 86, 200 Sands, R. C.

116
Monthly Anthology

284 Sigourney, Mrs. 38, 48, 48, 112, 123,

127, 163, 175, 292,309, 348, 386,
National Gazette (Walsh's).

396
82, 251 Smith, Louisa P

233
Neal, J.

209
Sprague, C..

162, 403
New York American.

137
New York Daily Advertiser. 113 Talisman.

77, 95
New York Evening Post.

Tappan, W. B.

123, 269
New York Review.
331 Thatcher, B. B.

394, 401
New York Statesman.
272 Townsend, Elizabeth.

207
North American Review, 307
Norton, A. 65, 225, 255, 269 Unitarian Miscellany.

327
Upham, T.C.

212
Ohio Backwoodsman,

393 U.S. Rev. & Lit. Gazette.. 177
O. W. H.

396
Ware, H. Jr.

. 143, 220,

353
Peabody, W. O. B. 181, 215, 281,

Wells, T.

157
325, 336, 336, 337, 345, 395 Whittier,J.G. 37,66,87,110,349,384
Percival, J. G. 50, 85, 107, 138, 172, Wilcox, C. 17, 39, 41, 45, 61, 68, 77,

183, 202, 204, 228, 258, 262, 84, 98, 105, 106, 330, 342, 389
267, 267, 294, 351

Willis, N. P. 27, 85, 91, 111, 119,
Pickering, H.

230, 339

141, 169, 178, 213, 224, 271,310,
Pierpont, J. 42, 43, 61, 107, 156, 183,

310
198, 211, 293, 301, 343, 357, Woodworth.

194
366, 368, 382, 387

Woods, L.

400
Pinkney, E. C.
Port Folio.

90, 97
Yamoyden,

127, 217

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AMERICAN

COMMON-PLACE BOOK OF POETRY.

A Sacred Melody.--ANONYMOUS.
Be thou, O God! by night, by day,

My Guide, my Guard from sin,
My Life, my Trust, my Light Divine,

To keep me pure within ;

Pure as the air, when day's first light

A cloudless sky illumes,
And active as the lark, that soars

Till heaven shine round its plumes.

So may my soul, upon the wings

Of faith, unwearied rise,
Till at the gate of heaven it sings,

Midst light from paradise.

Active Christian Benevolence the Source of sublime and

lasting Happiness.-CARLOS Wilcox.

WOULDst thou from sorrow find a sweet relief?
Or is thy heart oppressed with woes untold ?
Balm wouldst thou gather for corroding grief?
Pour blessings round thee like a shower of gold.-
'Tis when the rose is wrapt in many a fold
Close to its heart, the worm is wasting there
Its life and beauty; not when, all unrolled,

Leaf after leaf, its bosom, rich and fair,
Breathes freely its perfumes throughout the ambient air.

Wake, thou that sleepest in enchanted bowers,
Lest these lost years should haunt thee on the night
When death is waiting for thy numbered hours
To take their swift and everlasting flight;
Wake, ere the earth-born charm unnerve thee quite,
And be thy thoughts to work divine addressed;
Do something—do it soon—with all thy might;

An angel's wing would droop if long at rest,
And God himself, inactive, were no longer blest.

Some high or humble enterprise of good
Contemplate, till it shall possess thy mind,
Become thy study, pastime, rest, and food,
And kindle in thy heart a flame refined.
Pray Heaven for firmness thy whole soul to bind
To this thy purpose—to begin, pursue,
With thoughts all fixed, and feelings purely kind;

Strength to complete, and with delight.review,
And grace to give the praise where all is ever due.

No good of worth sublime will Heaven permit To light on man as from the passing air; The lamp of genius, though by nature lit, If not protected, pruned, and fed with care, Soon dies, or runs to waste with fitful glare ; And learning is a plant that spreads and towers Slow as Columbia's aloe, proudly rare, That, 'mid gay thousands, with the suns and showers Of half a century, grows alone before it flowers.

Has immortality of name been given
To them that idly worship hills and groves,
And burn sweet incense to the queen of heaven?
Did Newton learn from fancy, as it roves,
To measure worlds, and follow where each moves ?
Did Howard gain renown that shall not cease,
By wanderings wild that nature's pilgrim loves ?

Or did Paul gain heaven's glory and its peace,
By musing o'er the bright and tranquil isles of Greece ?

Beware lest thou, from sloth, that would appear
But lowliness of mind, with joy proclaim
Thy want of worth; a charge thou couldst not hear
From other lips, without a blush of shame,
Or pride indignant; then be thine the blame,

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