The Poets and Poetry of Cecil County, Maryland
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The Poets and Poetry of Cecil County, Maryland

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Table of Contents
  • Preface.
  • Editorial Notes.
  • Contents.
    • David Scott (of John.)
      • Emma Alice Browne.
      • Nathan Covington Brooks.
      • John Marchborn Cooley.
      • George Washington Cruikshank.
      • Mrs. Annie McCarer Darlington.
      • Rev. William Duke.
      • Edwin Evans Ewing.
      • William Pinkney Ewing.
      • Charles H. Evans.
      • Mrs. Sarah Hall.
      • Mrs. Sallie W. Hardcastle.
      • Mrs. Mary E. Ireland.
      • George Johnston.
      • William James Jones.
      • John Henry Kimble.
      • James McCauley.
      • Mrs. Ida McCormick.
      • Folger McKinsky.
      • Mrs. Rosaliene R. Murphy.
      • Rachel E. Patterson.
      • Callander Patterson.
      • Tobias Rudulph.
      • Zebulon Rudulph.
      • Mrs. Alice Coale Simpers.
      • David Scott (of James.)
      • Henry Vanderford.
    • Emma Alice Browne.
    • Nathan Covington Brooks.
    • John Marchborn Cooley.
    • George Washington Cruikshank.
    • Mrs. Annie McCarer Darlington.
    • Rev. William Duke.
    • Edwin Evans Ewing.
    • William Pinkney Ewing.
    • Charles H. Evans.
    • Mrs. Sarah Hall.
    • Mrs. Sallie W. Hardcastle.
    • Mrs. Mary E. Ireland.
    • George Johnston.
    • William James Jones.
    • John Henry Kimble.
    • James McCauley.
    • Mrs. Ida McCormick.
    • Folger McKinsky.
    • Mrs. Rosaliene R. Murphy.
    • Rachel E. Patterson.
    • Callander Patterson.
    • Tobias Rudulph.
    • Zebulon Rudulph.
    • Mrs. Alice Coale Simpers.
    • David Scott (of James.)
    • Henry Vanderford.
  • David Scott (of John.)
    • Lines
      • Suggested by the Singing of a Bird Early in March, 1868.
      • An Eastern Tale
      • Addressed to Mrs. S.C. Choate.
      • The Market-Man’s License,
      • Or The Farmer’s Appeal From a Jackass to the Mayor.
      • Lines
      • On the death of Mrs. Elizabeth Scott.
      • My Schoolboy Days.
      • The Donation Visit.
      • Lines
      • On the death of Miss Mary Hayes.
      • Lines
      • On the death of Miss Eleanora Henderson.
      • Lines
      • On the death of Mrs. Burnite who died February 2, 1878.
      • Stanzas
      • To Mary.
      • Impromptu
      • To Mrs. Anna C. Baker.
      • Lament for the Year 1887.
      • Verses
      • Lines
      • On the death of a young lady of Wilmington.
      • Youthful Reminiscences.
      • Stanzas
      • To a Little Girl on Her Birthday.
      • To Miss Mary Bain.
      • Stanzas
      • Birthday Verses.
      • Roll Call.
      • In Memoriam
      • Rensellaer Biddle.
      • Stanzas
      • Written on the Fly Leaf of a Child’s Bible.
      • Christmas Greeting, 1877.
      • Anniversary Poem.
        • The Peterson Genealogical Tree.
      • The Peterson Genealogical Tree.
      • Lines
      • What is Matter?
      • Dedicated to His Friend George Johnston.
      • Anniversary Hymn.
      • The Intellectual Telegraph.
      • Addressed to Miss C. Casho.
      • Lines on an Indian Arrow-Head.
      • Acrostic
      • To Miss Annie Eliza M’Namee.
      • Minutes
      • Of the Jackson Hall Debating Society, Dec. 5, 1877.
      • Retrospection.
      • Acrostic
      • To Miss Florence Wilson M’Namee.
      • The Book of Books.
      • The Lesson of the Seasons.
      • John A. Calhoun, My Joe John.
      • A Parody.
    • Suggested by the Singing of a Bird Early in March, 1868.
    • An Eastern Tale
    • Addressed to Mrs. S.C. Choate.
    • The Market-Man’s License,
    • Or The Farmer’s Appeal From a Jackass to the Mayor.
    • Lines
    • On the death of Mrs. Elizabeth Scott.
    • My Schoolboy Days.
    • The Donation Visit.
    • Lines
    • On the death of Miss Mary Hayes.
    • Lines
    • On the death of Miss Eleanora Henderson.
    • Lines
    • On the death of Mrs. Burnite who died February 2, 1878.
    • Stanzas
    • To Mary.
    • Impromptu
    • To Mrs. Anna C. Baker.
    • Lament for the Year 1887.
    • Verses
    • Lines
    • On the death of a young lady of Wilmington.
    • Youthful Reminiscences.
    • Stanzas
    • To a Little Girl on Her Birthday.
    • To Miss Mary Bain.
    • Stanzas
    • Birthday Verses.
    • Roll Call.
    • In Memoriam
    • Rensellaer Biddle.
    • Stanzas
    • Written on the Fly Leaf of a Child’s Bible.
    • Christmas Greeting, 1877.
    • Anniversary Poem.
      • The Peterson Genealogical Tree.
    • The Peterson Genealogical Tree.
    • Lines
    • What is Matter?
    • Dedicated to His Friend George Johnston.
    • Anniversary Hymn.
    • The Intellectual Telegraph.
    • Addressed to Miss C. Casho.
    • Lines on an Indian Arrow-Head.
    • Acrostic
    • To Miss Annie Eliza M’Namee.
    • Minutes
    • Of the Jackson Hall Debating Society, Dec. 5, 1877.
    • Retrospection.
    • Acrostic
    • To Miss Florence Wilson M’Namee.
    • The Book of Books.
    • The Lesson of the Seasons.
    • John A. Calhoun, My Joe John.
    • A Parody.
  • Emma Alice Browne.
    • Earlier Poems.
      • My Brother.
      • My Father.
      • In Memoriam, 1857.
      • At the Nightfall.
      • The Midnight Chime.
      • May-Thalia.
      • To Thomas Hempstead.
      • Memories.
      • The Old Homestead.
      • Gurtha.
      • In Memoriam.
      • John B. Abrahams, of Port Deposit, Aged 22 Years.
      • Missive to ——.
      • Chick-A-Dee’s Song.
    • My Brother.
    • My Father.
    • In Memoriam, 1857.
    • At the Nightfall.
    • The Midnight Chime.
    • May-Thalia.
    • To Thomas Hempstead.
    • Memories.
    • The Old Homestead.
    • Gurtha.
    • In Memoriam.
    • John B. Abrahams, of Port Deposit, Aged 22 Years.
    • Missive to ——.
    • Chick-A-Dee’s Song.
    • Later Poems.
      • To My Sister.
      • M.A. Kennon.
      • Measuring the Baby.
      • The Light of Dreams.
      • Ben Hafed’s Meed.
      • Winter Bound.
      • Misled.
      • At Milking-Time.
      • The Singer’s Song
      • Aunt Patty’s Thanksgiving.
      • In Hoc Signo Vinces!
      • (Under This Sign Thou Shalt Conquer.)
      • How Katie Saved the Train.
      • Off the Skidloe.
      • Life’s Crosses.
    • To My Sister.
    • M.A. Kennon.
    • Measuring the Baby.
    • The Light of Dreams.
    • Ben Hafed’s Meed.
    • Winter Bound.
    • Misled.
    • At Milking-Time.
    • The Singer’s Song
    • Aunt Patty’s Thanksgiving.
    • In Hoc Signo Vinces!
    • (Under This Sign Thou Shalt Conquer.)
    • How Katie Saved the Train.
    • Off the Skidloe.
    • Life’s Crosses.
  • Nathan Covington Brooks, A.M., LL.D.
    • The Mother to Her Dead Boy.
      • To a Dove.
      • Mourning amid the Ruins of an Ancient Church.
      • Fall of Superstition.
      • A Prize Poem.
      • The Infant St. John, the Baptist.
      • Shelley’s Obsequies.
      • The Fountain Revisited.
      • Death of Samson.
      • An Infant’s Prayer.
    • To a Dove.
    • Mourning amid the Ruins of an Ancient Church.
    • Fall of Superstition.
    • A Prize Poem.
    • The Infant St. John, the Baptist.
    • Shelley’s Obsequies.
    • The Fountain Revisited.
    • Death of Samson.
    • An Infant’s Prayer.
  • John Marchborn Cooley.
    • A Story with a Moral.
      • Forty Years After.
      • The Past.
      • Loved and Lost.
      • Death of Henry Clay, Jr.
      • Killed in One of the Battles of the Mexican War.
      • A Valentine.
      • Lines
      • Suggested on Visiting the Grave of a Dear Friend.
    • Forty Years After.
    • The Past.
    • Loved and Lost.
    • Death of Henry Clay, Jr.
    • Killed in One of the Battles of the Mexican War.
    • A Valentine.
    • Lines
    • Suggested on Visiting the Grave of a Dear Friend.
  • George Washington Cruikshank.
    • STONEWALL JACKSON.
      • [1863.]
      • An Impromptu on Hearing of His Death.
      • In Memoriam.
      • Frank M. Cruikshank, Died 1862.
      • New-Year Ode.
      • [1863.]
      • My Birthday.
      • To S—— 1864.
    • [1863.]
    • An Impromptu on Hearing of His Death.
    • In Memoriam.
    • Frank M. Cruikshank, Died 1862.
    • New-Year Ode.
    • [1863.]
    • My Birthday.
    • To S—— 1864.
  • Mrs. Annie McCarer Darlington.
    • A Birthday Greeting
      • To My Little Nephew.
      • [July 4th, 1886.]
      • Murmurings.
      • The Old Oak Tree.
      • Sweet Florida.
      • Evening.
    • To My Little Nephew.
    • [July 4th, 1886.]
    • Murmurings.
    • The Old Oak Tree.
    • Sweet Florida.
    • Evening.
  • Rev. William Duke.
    • Hymn.
      • Hymn.
      • Rejoicing in Hope.
      • Hymn.
      • Remorse.
      • Morning.
    • Hymn.
    • Rejoicing in Hope.
    • Hymn.
    • Remorse.
    • Morning.
  • Edwin Evans Ewing.
    • The Cherubim—A Vision.
      • Death and Beauty.
      • Take the Harp.
      • To Kate.
      • Death of the Beautiful.
      • Asphodel.
    • Death and Beauty.
    • Take the Harp.
    • To Kate.
    • Death of the Beautiful.
    • Asphodel.
  • William Pinkney Ewing.
    • The Angel Voice.
      • Then and Now.
        • [Midnight.]
        • [Daydawn.]
      • [Midnight.]
      • [Daydawn.]
      • The Neglected Harp.
      • Alone.
      • Gone Astray.
      • Lay of the Last Indian.
    • Then and Now.
      • [Midnight.]
      • [Daydawn.]
    • [Midnight.]
    • [Daydawn.]
    • The Neglected Harp.
    • Alone.
    • Gone Astray.
    • Lay of the Last Indian.
  • Charles H. Evans.
    • Influences.
      • Musings.
      • Lines.
      • Written on Viewing Turkey Point from a Distance.
    • Musings.
    • Lines.
    • Written on Viewing Turkey Point from a Distance.
  • Mrs. Sarah Hall.
    • Sketch of a Landscape
      • With a Rose in January.
      • Life.
      • Suggested by a Summer Evening.
    • With a Rose in January.
    • Life.
    • Suggested by a Summer Evening.
  • Mrs. Sallie Williams Hardcastle.
    • On Receipt of a Bouquet.
      • October.
      • Old Letters.
      • To Mrs. Annie P——.
      • June Roses.
      • Music.
      • Lines
      • On the Death of a Friend.
    • October.
    • Old Letters.
    • To Mrs. Annie P——.
    • June Roses.
    • Music.
    • Lines
    • On the Death of a Friend.
  • Mrs. Mary Eliza Ireland.
    • At the Party.
      • Mother and Son.
      • The Missionary’s Story.
      • Transition.
      • Dorothy Moore.
      • Homeward Bound.
    • Mother and Son.
    • The Missionary’s Story.
    • Transition.
    • Dorothy Moore.
    • Homeward Bound.
  • George Johnston.
    • Here and Hereafter.
      • The Turtle’s Sermon.
        • Moral.
      • Moral.
      • Skye.
      • The Dog with the Beautiful Eye.
      • If You Don’t Believe It, Try It.
      • Bye and Bye.
    • The Turtle’s Sermon.
      • Moral.
    • Moral.
    • Skye.
    • The Dog with the Beautiful Eye.
    • If You Don’t Believe It, Try It.
    • Bye and Bye.
  • William James Jones.
    • Autumn.
      • Mary’s Grave.
      • To Anselmo.
      • Flowers.
      • Life.
    • Mary’s Grave.
    • To Anselmo.
    • Flowers.
    • Life.
  • John Henry Kimble.
    • His Last Tune.
      • Advice to an Ambitious Youth.
      • Too Late.
      • After the Shower.
      • A Tribute
      • To the Memory of David Scott (of John.)
      • Spring.
    • Advice to an Ambitious Youth.
    • Too Late.
    • After the Shower.
    • A Tribute
    • To the Memory of David Scott (of John.)
    • Spring.
  • James McCauley.
    • Henry Clay.
      • Virtuous Age.
      • Acrostic.
      • Work To-Day.
      • On the Death of a Child.
      • Spring.
      • Hope.
      • Autumn.
    • Virtuous Age.
    • Acrostic.
    • Work To-Day.
    • On the Death of a Child.
    • Spring.
    • Hope.
    • Autumn.
  • Mrs. Ida McCormick.
    • My Fancy Land.
      • With the Tide.
      • The Old Fashion.
      • My Baby and the Rose.
    • With the Tide.
    • The Old Fashion.
    • My Baby and the Rose.
  • Folger McKinsey.
    • Waiting Their Crowns.
      • Sea Echoes.
      • Where Fancy Dwells.
      • At Key’s Grave.
      • The Eternal Life.
    • Sea Echoes.
    • Where Fancy Dwells.
    • At Key’s Grave.
    • The Eternal Life.
  • Mrs. Rosaliene Romula Murphy.
    • Woman’s Rights.
      • Only a Baby.
      • To Helen,
      • On Writing a Second Time in Her Album.
    • Only a Baby.
    • To Helen,
    • On Writing a Second Time in Her Album.
  • Rachel Elizabeth Patterson.
    • “Judge Not!”
      • The Wish.
      • The Christian’s Anchor.
    • The Wish.
    • The Christian’s Anchor.
  • Callander Patterson.
    • God Is Great.
  • Tobias Rudulph.
    • Selection from Tancred.
  • Zebulon Rudulph.
    • The Surprise.
      • Thoughts,
      • On the Death of My Grandchild Fanny.
      • The Decree.
      • A View from Mount Carmel.
    • Thoughts,
    • On the Death of My Grandchild Fanny.
    • The Decree.
    • A View from Mount Carmel.
  • Mrs. Alice Coale Simpers.
    • The Miller’s Romance.
      • The Last Time.
      • Only a Simple Maid!
      • The Mystic Clock.
      • A New Year’s Poem.
      • “Rube” and “Will.”
      • An Episode Related by Aunt Sheba.
      • The Legend of St. Bavon!
    • The Last Time.
    • Only a Simple Maid!
    • The Mystic Clock.
    • A New Year’s Poem.
    • “Rube” and “Will.”
    • An Episode Related by Aunt Sheba.
    • The Legend of St. Bavon!
  • David Scott (of James.)
    • The Forced Alliance.
      • My Cottage Home.
      • A Vesper Hymn.
      • The Mighty One.
      • The Surviving Thought.
      • The Working Man’s Song.
      • Ode to Death.
    • My Cottage Home.
    • A Vesper Hymn.
    • The Mighty One.
    • The Surviving Thought.
    • The Working Man’s Song.
    • Ode to Death.
  • Henry Vanderford.
    • On the Mountains.
      • Progress.
      • Winter.
      • Lines
      • On Witnessing Three Sisters Depositing Flowers on the Grave of a Friend, in St. Ann’s Cemetery, Middletown, Delaware.
      • Merry May.
    • Progress.
    • Winter.
    • Lines
    • On Witnessing Three Sisters Depositing Flowers on the Grave of a Friend, in St. Ann’s Cemetery, Middletown, Delaware.
    • Merry May.
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