The Emigrant Mechanic and Other Tales in Verse Together with Numerous Songs Upon Canadian Subjects
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The Emigrant Mechanic and Other Tales in Verse Together with Numerous Songs Upon Canadian Subjects

By Thomas Cowherd
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  • THE EMIGRANT MECHANIC AND OTHER TALES IN VERSE,
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • THE EMIGRANT MECHANIC
  • BOOK I.
  • BOOK II.
  • BOOK III.
  • BOOK IV.
  • BOOK V.
  • BOOK VI.
    • THE LOGGER'S SONG.
      • THE SUGAR-MAKER'S SONG.
    • THE SUGAR-MAKER'S SONG.
  • BOOK VII.
    • SONG TO NIAGARA.
  • BOOK VIII.
    • TINSMITH'S SONG.
      • WILLIAM'S LAMENT ON THE DEATH OF HIS BELOVED WIFE.
      • SONG TO AMELIA.
    • WILLIAM'S LAMENT ON THE DEATH OF HIS BELOVED WIFE.
    • SONG TO AMELIA.
  • MY GARDEN
  • SONG TO BRANTFORD.
  • TO ELIHU BURRITT AFTER LISTENING TO HIS LECTURE ON "COMMERCE,"
  • EMMA, THE TINKER'S DAUGHTER; OR, THE BENEFITS OF SABBATH SCHOOL INSTRUCTION.
  • TO MY FATHER SUPPOSED TO BE DYING—SEPTEMBER, 1841.
  • ODE TO PEACE
  • STANZAS.
  • ACROSTICS.
    • II.—TO MY ELDEST SON, IN SEVERE SICKNESS.
  • IMPROMPTU.
  • AN ADDRESS TO BRANTFORD.
    • THE YOUNG MOTHER'S VISION
  • STANZAS.
  • I SAW A YOUTHFUL MOTHER LIE
  • FAMILY PIECES
    • TO MY BELOVED WIFE, DURING AFFLICTION, 1842.
      • TO MY DAUGHTER MARY ANN, ASLEEP.
      • TO ELLEN AND WILLIE.
      • TO MR. AND MRS. C. BATTY.
      • TO MY INFANT ANNIE.
      • STANZAS.
      • TO MRS. H. BATTSON.
      • TO MR. AND MRS. W. BATTY, OF PARIS.
      • FIRESIDE THOUGHTS OF ANN, MY FORMER WIFE.
      • TO MY BROTHER JAMES.
    • TO MY DAUGHTER MARY ANN, ASLEEP.
    • TO ELLEN AND WILLIE.
    • TO MR. AND MRS. C. BATTY.
    • TO MY INFANT ANNIE.
    • STANZAS.
    • TO MRS. H. BATTSON.
    • TO MR. AND MRS. W. BATTY, OF PARIS.
    • FIRESIDE THOUGHTS OF ANN, MY FORMER WIFE.
    • TO MY BROTHER JAMES.
  • MURDER WILL OUT; OR, THE POWER OF CONSCIENCE.
    • THE FAITHFUL PASTOR.
      • BOOK I.
    • BOOK I.
  • BOOK II.
    • I.
      • V.
    • V.
  • PASTOR'S AUTUMNAL SONG.
    • HIS SONG TO A RILL.
  • XIX.
    • XLV.
      • PASTOR'S SONG ON THE FROST-WORK OF A FOREST SCENE.
      • LXXVIII.
    • PASTOR'S SONG ON THE FROST-WORK OF A FOREST SCENE.
    • LXXVIII.
  • MISCELLANEOUS POEMS.
    • JENNY AND HER PET LAMB.
  • TO A VERY TALL SUNFLOWER.
  • BIRTHDAY THOUGHTS AND ASPIRATIONS.
  • SONG TO THE LILY OF THE VALLEY.
  • DAISY, I HAVE SOUGHT FOR THEE.
  • THE CHARMS OF JUNE.
  • TO MR. COWHERD, FROM HIS FRIEND, H. S. LAYCOCK.
  • TO MR. JAMES C——T
  • TO THE CHRISTIANS OF BRANTFORD.
  • TO THE SAME.
  • VERSES WRITTEN IMMEDIATELY AFTER READING HORACE SMITH'S "BACHELOR'S FARE."
  • STANZAS ON THE PEACEFUL STRUGGLE IN EUROPE.
  • TO THE REV. J. W AND HIS BRIDE
  • STANZAS ON HEARING AN AUCTIONEER QUOTE THE FOLLOWING PASSAGE OF SCRIPTURE: "THERE WAS SILENCE IN HEAVEN ABOUT THE SPACE OF HALF AN HOUR."—
  • WINTER'S RAVAGES, AN APPEAL TO THE RICH ON BEHALF OF THE POOR.
  • A CANADIAN NATIONAL SONG.
  • AN ADDRESS BY THE MEMBERS OF THE "INSTITUTE" TO THEIR FRIENDS AT THE SOIREE.
  • ALCOHOL'S ARRAIGNMENT AND DOOM.
  • TO MY BELOVED FRIEND MR. JAMES WOODYATT.
  • TRIBUTARY VERSES, WRITTEN IMMEDIATELY ON HEARING OF DR. O'CARR'S DEATH.
  • STANZAS, SUGGESTED BY THE DREADFUL RAILWAY ACCIDENT AT THE DESJARDINS CANAL, MARCH 12, 1857.
  • TRIBUTARY STANZAS TO THE MEMORY OF DR. LAYCOCK, WHO WAS ACCIDENTALLY KILLED WHILE ON A PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY, DECEMBER 10, 1857.
  • SONG OF THE CANADIAN CRADLER.
  • STANZAS, ADDRESSED TO THE REV. J. B. HOWARD AND HIS FAMILY AS A TRIBUTE OF RESPECT ON THEIR DEPARTURE FROM BRANTFORD, AUGUST, 1858.
  • GRUMBLINGS.
  • VERSES, SUGGESTED BY THE FEARFUL ACCIDENT ON THE GREAT WESTERN R. R. NEAR COPETOWN, ON THE NIGHT OF THE 18TH MARCH, 1859.
  • A TRIBUTE TO THE MEMORY OF THE REV. THOMAS FAWCETT WHO LOST HIS LIFE BY THE ACCIDENT ABOVE MENTIONED.
  • A TRIBUTE TO THE MEMORY OF MR. RICHARD FOLDS, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE APRIL 21, 1859.
  • TO THE HUMMING BIRD.
  • TO THE SAME.
  • FIRE SONG.
  • THE FIRE ALARM.
  • MY OLD ARM CHAIR.
  • A TRIBUTE TO THE BRAVERY OF MY COUSIN, MRS. T. A. COWHERD, WHO CROSSED THE ATLANTIC IN MID-WINTER WITH THREE HELPLESS CHILDREN, AND UNDER VERY TRYING CIRCUMSTANCES.
  • CANADIANS' WELCOME TO H. R. H. THE PRINCE OF WALES, 1860.
  • BRANTFORD'S WELCOME TO THE PRINCE OF WALES, 1860.
  • A CALL FOR HELP FOR GARIBALDI.
  • LINES SUGGESTED BY THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE'S ACCOUNT OF LINCOLN'S DEPARTURE FROM SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, FOR WASHINGTON.
  • SONG.
  • THE SEWING MACHINE.
  • TABBY AND TIBBY.
  • FAMILY PIECES
    • TO MY WIFE.
      • TO THE SAME, WHEN AWAY FROM HOME
      • TO MY DEAR LITTLE BOYS, JAMES, CHRISTOPHER AND ALFRED.
      • TO ALFRED, JUST LEARNING TO WALK
      • TO AMELIA MY LAST INFANT DAUGHTER
      • TO FREDRIC
      • TO MY DAUGHTER IDA, WHEN THREE MONTHS OLD.
      • TO MY WIFE, ON THE THIRTEENTH ANNIVERSARY OF OUR WEDDING DAY
      • TO THE SAME, ON THE TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF OUR MARRIAGE.
      • TO THE SAME, ON THE THIRTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF OUR MARRIAGE.
    • TO THE SAME, WHEN AWAY FROM HOME
    • TO MY DEAR LITTLE BOYS, JAMES, CHRISTOPHER AND ALFRED.
    • TO ALFRED, JUST LEARNING TO WALK
    • TO AMELIA MY LAST INFANT DAUGHTER
    • TO FREDRIC
    • TO MY DAUGHTER IDA, WHEN THREE MONTHS OLD.
    • TO MY WIFE, ON THE THIRTEENTH ANNIVERSARY OF OUR WEDDING DAY
    • TO THE SAME, ON THE TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF OUR MARRIAGE.
    • TO THE SAME, ON THE THIRTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF OUR MARRIAGE.
  • FAREWELL TO MY HARP
  • THE END.
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