The Feast of the Virgins and Other Poems
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The Feast of the Virgins and Other Poems

By Hanford Lennox Gordon
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  • THE FEAST OF THE VIRGINS
  • AND OTHER POEMS
    • BY
  • H.L. GORDON
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
    • PREFACE
  • PRELUDE
    • THE MISSISSIPPI
  • THE FEAST OF THE VIRGINS[1]
    • A LEGEND OF THE DAKOTAS
      • THE GAME OF BALL[2]
    • THE GAME OF BALL[2]
    • HEYOKA WACIPEE[16]
      • THE GIANT'S DANCE.
    • THE GIANT'S DANCE.
    • THE FEAST OF THE VIRGINS
      • TO THE MEMORY OF MY DEVOTED WIFE DEAD AND GONE YET ALWAYS WITH ME I DEDICATE PAULINE THE FLOWER OF MY HEART NURSED INTO BLOOM BY HER LOVING CARE AND OFTTIMES WATERED WITH HER TEARS H.L.G.
    • TO THE MEMORY OF MY DEVOTED WIFE DEAD AND GONE YET ALWAYS WITH ME I DEDICATE PAULINE THE FLOWER OF MY HEART NURSED INTO BLOOM BY HER LOVING CARE AND OFTTIMES WATERED WITH HER TEARS H.L.G.
  • PAULINE
    • PART I
      • INTRODUCTION
      • THE CAPTAIN'S STORY
    • INTRODUCTION
    • THE CAPTAIN'S STORY
    • PART II
      • PAUL' S HISTORY
      • FOOTNOTES
    • PAUL' S HISTORY
    • FOOTNOTES
  • THE SEA-GULL.[1]
    • THE LEGEND OF THE PICTURED ROCKS OF LAKE SUPERIOR. OJIBWAY
      • In the measure of Hiawatha.
    • In the measure of Hiawatha.
    • POETRY.
    • TWENTY YEARS AGO
    • BETZKO
      • A HUNGARIAN LEGEND
    • A HUNGARIAN LEGEND
    • WESSELENYI
      • A HUNGARIAN TALE
    • A HUNGARIAN TALE
    • ISABEL
    • BYRON AND THE ANGEL
    • CHRISTMAS EVE
      • I
      • II
    • I
    • II
    • OUT OF THE DEPTHS
    • FAME
    • WINONA.
      • THE FOOT RACES.
      • THE WAKAN-WACEPEE, OR SACRED DANCE. [81]
      • WINONA'S WARNING.
      • DULUTH'S DEPARTURE
      • THE CANOE RACE.
      • IN CAMP.
      • WINONA AND TA-TE-PSIN.
      • FAMINE.
      • DEATH OF TA-TE-PSIN.
      • DEATH OF WINONA.
      • FOOTNOTES
    • THE FOOT RACES.
    • THE WAKAN-WACEPEE, OR SACRED DANCE. [81]
    • WINONA'S WARNING.
    • DULUTH'S DEPARTURE
    • THE CANOE RACE.
    • IN CAMP.
    • WINONA AND TA-TE-PSIN.
    • FAMINE.
    • DEATH OF TA-TE-PSIN.
    • DEATH OF WINONA.
    • FOOTNOTES
    • SPRING
    • TO MOLLIE
    • TO SYLVA
    • THANKSGIVING.
      • [Nov. 26, 1857, during the great financial depression.]
    • [Nov. 26, 1857, during the great financial depression.]
    • CHARITY
    • CHARITY
      • [Written in a friend's book of autographs, 1876.]
    • [Written in a friend's book of autographs, 1876.]
    • SAILOR-BOY'S SONG
    • MY DEAD
    • DUST TO DUST
    • O LET ME DREAM THE DREAMS OF LONG AGO
    • THE PIONEER
      • [MINNESOTA—1860-1875]
      • FOOTNOTES
    • [MINNESOTA—1860-1875]
    • FOOTNOTES
    • NIGHT THOUGHTS
    • DANIEL
      • [Written at the grave of an old friend.]
    • [Written at the grave of an old friend.]
    • MINNETONKA[BZ]
      • FOOTNOTES
    • FOOTNOTES
    • BEYOND
    • LINES
      • On the death of Captain Hiram A. Coats, my old schoolmate and friend.
    • On the death of Captain Hiram A. Coats, my old schoolmate and friend.
    • MAULEY
      • THE BRAVE FERRY-MAN
      • FOOTNOTES
    • THE BRAVE FERRY-MAN
    • FOOTNOTES
    • MEN
    • HELOISE
    • CHANGE
    • FIDO
    • THE REIGN OF REASON
    • LOVE WILL FIND
    • AN OLD ENGLISH OAK
    • THE LEGEND OF THE FALLS[CH]
      • [Read at the Celebration of the Old Settlers of Hennepin County, at the Academy of Music, Minneapolis, July 4, 1879.]
    • [Read at the Celebration of the Old Settlers of Hennepin County, at the Academy of Music, Minneapolis, July 4, 1879.]
    • THE LEGEND
      • FOOTNOTES
    • FOOTNOTES
  • CHICKADEE
    • ANTHEM
      • [APRIL, 1861.]
    • [APRIL, 1861.]
    • HURRAH FOR THE VOLUNTEERS
      • [May, 1861.]
    • [May, 1861.]
    • CHARGE OF "THE BLACK-HORSE"
      • [First battle of Bull Run.]
    • [First battle of Bull Run.]
    • ONLY A PRIVATE KILLED
    • DO THEY THINK OF US?
      • [October, 1861, after the Battle of Ball's Bluff.]
    • [October, 1861, after the Battle of Ball's Bluff.]
    • CHARGE OF FREMONT'S BODY-GUARD
    • A MILLION MORE
      • [AUGUST, 1862.]
      • FOOTNOTES
    • [AUGUST, 1862.]
    • FOOTNOTES
    • ON READING PRESIDENT LINCOLN'S LETTER
      • To Horace Greeley, of date Aug. 22, 1862—"If I could save the Union without freeing any slave, I would do it," etc.
    • To Horace Greeley, of date Aug. 22, 1862—"If I could save the Union without freeing any slave, I would do it," etc.
    • THE DYING VETERAN
    • GRIERSON'S RAID
    • THE OLD FLAG
      • [Written July 4, 1863.]
    • [Written July 4, 1863.]
    • GETTYSBURG: CHARGE OF THE FIRST MINNESOTA
    • ADDRESS TO THE FLAG
      • [After the Battle of Gettysburg.]
      • FOOTNOTES
    • [After the Battle of Gettysburg.]
    • FOOTNOTES
    • NEW-YEARS ADDRESS—JANUARY 1, 1866
      • [Written for the St. Paul Pioneer.]
      • FOOTNOTES
    • [Written for the St. Paul Pioneer.]
    • FOOTNOTES
    • MY FATHER-LAND
      • [From the German of Theodor Korner.]
    • [From the German of Theodor Korner.]
    • MY HEART'S ON THE RHINE
      • [From the German of Wolfgang Muller.]
    • [From the German of Wolfgang Muller.]
    • THE MINSTREL
      • [From the German of Goethe]
      • [Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship, Book 2, Chap. 2.]
    • [From the German of Goethe]
    • [Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship, Book 2, Chap. 2.]
    • HOPE
      • [From the German of Schiller.]
    • [From the German of Schiller.]
    • MRS. MCNAIR
    • THE DRAFT
      • [January, 1865.]
    • [January, 1865.]
    • THE DEVIL AND THE MONK
      • FOOTNOTES
    • FOOTNOTES
    • THE TARIFF ON TIN
    • PAT AND THE PIG
      • FOOTNOTES
    • FOOTNOTES
    • NOTES
  • NOTES TO THE SEA-GULL
    • FINIS
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