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A CHIPPEWA LEGEND, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The old chief, feeling now well-nigh his end
Last Line: Ugly and fierce, to hide among the woods.
Subject(s): Native Americans; Indians Of America; American Indians; Indians Of South America


A CONTRAST, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thy love thou sentest oft to me
Last Line: And offering grace, though still denied.
Subject(s): Love


A FABLE FOR CRITICS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Phoebus, sitting one day in a laurel-tree's shade
Last Line: I, too, snatched my notes and forthwith disappeared.
Subject(s): Dancing & Dancers


A FAMILIAR EPISTLE TO A FRIEND, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Alike I hate to be your debtor
Last Line: Is it the subject's fault, or mine?


A FOREBODING, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What were the whole void world, if thou wert dead
Last Line: That the dumb turf I tread on seems to sing.


A GLANCE BEHIND THE CURTAIN, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We see but half the causes of our deeds
Last Line: An arm of tougher sinew than the sword.
Subject(s): Religion; Theology


A LEGEND OF BRITTANY: PART 1, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Fair as a summer dream was margaret
Last Line: To lengthen to the last a sunny mood.


A LEGEND OF BRITTANY: PART 2, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As one who, from the sunshine and the green
Last Line: From souls upspringing to celestial hall.


A MISCONCEPTION, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: B, taught by pope to do his good by stealth
Last Line: Does himself all the good he can by stealing.
Subject(s): Politics & Government; Venality


A MOOD, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I go to the ridge in the forest
Last Line: Wreck of a broken life?


A NEW YEAR'S GREETING, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The century numbers fourscore years
Last Line: Down to their mates blow!
Subject(s): Holidays; New Year


A PARABLE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Worn and footsore was the prophet
Last Line: "she had plucked and brought to me."


A PARABLE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Said christ our lord, 'I will go and see'
Last Line: "the images ye have made of me!"


A PARABLE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: An ass munched thistles, while a nightingale
Last Line: "nor mete we listeners by their length of ear."


A PRAYER, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: God! Do not let my loved one die
Last Line: Her soul and mine shall closer be.
Subject(s): Prayer


A REQUIEM, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ay, pale and silent maiden
Last Line: Is present in my heart.


A WELCOME TO LOWELL, by JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Take our hands, james russell lowell
Last Line: I speak for comrades dead!
Subject(s): Diplomacy And Diplomats; Lowell, James Russell (1819-1891); Poetry & Poets


A WINTER-EVENING HYMN TO MY FIRE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Beauty on my hearth-stone blazing!
Last Line: And I bow down in silence, shadowy hosts!
Subject(s): Fireplaces


A YOUTHFUL EXPERIMENT IN ENGLISH HEXAMETERS: IMPRESSIONS OF HOMER, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sometimes come pauses of calm, when the rapt bard, holding his heart back
Last Line: Swaying the listener's fantasy hither and thither like driftweed.
Subject(s): Homer (10th Century B.c.); Poetry & Poets; Iliad; Odyssey


ABOVE AND BELOW, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O dwellers in the valley-land
Last Line: And following that is finding him.


ABSENCE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sleep is death's image, -- poets tell us so
Last Line: Then vanishes, to multiply my loss.
Subject(s): Absence; Separation; Isolation


AFTER THE BURIAL, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Yes, faith is a goodly anchor
Last Line: And argues your wisdom down.
Subject(s): Faith; Grief; Belief; Creed; Sorrow; Sadness


AGASSIZ, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The electric nerve, whose instantaneous thrill
Last Line: Than ours whose sense familiar wont makes numb.
Subject(s): Agassiz, Louis (1807-1873); Friendship; Science; Scientists


AGRO-DOLCE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: One kiss from all others prevents me
Last Line: The sunshine and shade of my day.
Subject(s): Kisses


AL FRESCO, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The dandelions and buttercups
Last Line: Their dwelling here for memory's sake.
Subject(s): Nature


ALADDIN, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When I was a beggarly boy
Last Line: For I own no more castles in spain!


ALL-SAINTS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: One feast, of holy days the crest
Last Line: And sweetness of the farther shore.
Subject(s): All Saints' Day; Allhallowmas; Allhallows


ALLEGRA, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I would more natures were like thine
Last Line: In gazing on the brilliancy.


AMAZONS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Round their bright queen, hippolyte the fair


AMBROSE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Never, surely, was holier man
Last Line: As he fell on his knees beneath the tree.


AMERICA'S GOSPEL, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Religion


AN AUTOGRAPH, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O'er the wet sands an insect crept
Last Line: Shall 'scape oblivion's broom so long?
Subject(s): Autographs; Fossils; Thought; Thinking


AN EMBER PICTURE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How strange are the freaks of memory
Last Line: For is it not all a dream?
Subject(s): Friendship; Memory


AN EPISTLE TO GEORGE WILLIAM CURTIS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Curtis whose wit, with fancy arm in arm
Last Line: My moorings to the past snap one by one.
Subject(s): Curtis, George William (1824-1892); Friendship


AN INCIDENT IN A RAILROAD CAR, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: He spoke of burns: men rude and rough
Last Line: Who live and speak for aye.
Subject(s): Burns, Robert (1759-1796); Poetry & Poets


AN INCIDENT OF THE FIRE AT HAMBURG, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The tower of old saint nicholas soared upward to the skies
Last Line: "pealed forth the grand old german hymn, -- ""all good souls, praise the lord!"
Subject(s): Fire; Hamburg, Germany


AN INDIAN SUMMER REVERIE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What visionary tints the year puts on
Last Line: And without her the impoverished seasons roll.
Subject(s): Indian Summer


AN INTERVIEW WITH MILES STANDISH, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I sat one evening in my room
Last Line: And he will print my ditty.
Subject(s): Plymouth, Massachusetts; Standish, Miles (1584-1656)


AN INVITATION, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Nine years have slipt like hour-glass sand
Last Line: The orange lifts its golden moons.


AN ODE FOR THE FOURTH OF JULY, 1876, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Entranced I saw a vision in the cloud
Last Line: Shall not be unbeloved of thee.
Subject(s): Fourth Of July; Independence Day


AN ORIENTAL APOLOGUE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Somewhere in india, upon a time
Last Line: Forever for the people's good should spin.
Subject(s): India


AND THEY WHO DO THEIR SOULS NO WRONG, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography


ANTI-APIS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Praisest law, friend? We, too, love it
Last Line: Lo! The skulking wild fox scratches in a little heap of dust.
Subject(s): Freedom; Liberty


ANTI-TEXAS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: O spirit of the noble past, when the old bay state was free


ANTIPHONOUS - ANTISTROPHE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Could we be conscious but as dreamers be


AT THE BURNS CENTENNIAL, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A hundred years! They're quickly fled
Last Line: Makes man of prince and peasant!
Subject(s): Burns, Robert (1759-1796); Poetry & Poets


AT THE COMMENCEMENT DINNER, ACKNOWLEDGING TOAST TO THE SMITH PROFESSOR, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I rise, mr. Chairman, as both of us know
Last Line: Which is that of my founder — the late mr. Smith.
Subject(s): Smith College


AUF WIEDERSEHEN! SUMMER, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The little gate was reached at last
Last Line: "she said, -- ""auf wiedersehen!"
Subject(s): Absence; Summer; Separation; Isolation


AUSPEX, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My heart, I cannot still it
Last Line: The poet and his song.
Subject(s): Birds; Old Age


BANKSIDE; HOME OF EDMUND QUINCY, DEDHAM, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I christened you in happier days, before
Last Line: Nor public office a tramps' boosing-ken.
Subject(s): Death; Friendship; Houses; Quincy, Edmund (1808-1877); Dead, The


BE NOT SIMPLY GOOD, BUT GOOD FOR SOMETHING, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography


BEAUTY AND TRUTH AND ALL THAT THESE CONTAIN, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography


BEAVER BROOK, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Hushed with broad sunlight lies the hill
Last Line: And labor meet delight half-way.
Subject(s): Brooks; Waverly, Massachusetts; Streams; Creeks


BELLEROPHON (DEDICATED TO MY FRIEND, JOHN F. HEATH), by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: I feel the bandages unroll


BIBLIOLATRES, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Bowing thyself in dust before a book
Last Line: Still at the prophets' feet the nations sit.
Subject(s): Books; Religion; Reading; Theology


BIGLOW PAPERS, SELS., by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
Subject(s): History


BIGLOW PAPERS. 2D SER.: 8. KETTELOPOTOMACHIA, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Punctorum garretos colens et cellara quinque
Last Line: Watchmanus inscios ast calybooso deinde reponit


BIGLOW PAPERS: LETTER ... TO JOSEPH T. BUCKINGHAM, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Mister eddyter, our hosea wuz down
Last Line: Ef there's thousands o' my mind
Subject(s): Military Service, Voluntary; Slavery; Soldiers; U.s. - Mexican War (1846-1848)


BIRTHDAY VERSES; WRITTEN IN A CHILD'S ALBUM, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Twas sung of old in hut and hall
Last Line: Into the inexorable sea.
Subject(s): Birthdays


BLESSING SHE IS; GOD MAKE HER SO, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography


BOBOLINK, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Anacreon of the meadow
Subject(s): Birds


BON VOYAGE!, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ship, blest to bear such freight across the blue
Last Line: And tempt the nautilus his cruise to dare!
Subject(s): Sea Voyages


BOYHOOD OF COLUMBUS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: I know not when this hope enthralled me first
Subject(s): Italy


BUILDING THE FUTURE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: O truth! O freedom! How are ye still born


BUSY WORLD ... ASIDE, FR. A GLANCE BEHIND THE CURTAIN, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography


CHANGED PERSPECTIVE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Full oft the pathway to her door
Last Line: T is so much longer coming back!


CHURCH, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: I love the rites of england's church


CLASS POEM, SELS., by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Social Protest


COLUMBUS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The cordage creaks and rattles in the wind
Last Line: Is more than time enough to find a world.
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Courage; Explorers; Valor; Bravery; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


COMMEMORATION ODE READ AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Weak-winged is song
Last Line: But ask whatever else, and we will dare!
Variant Title(s): Ode Recited At The Harvard Commemoration, July 21, 1865
Subject(s): American Civil War; Courage; Harvard University; Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865); Peace; Presidents, United States; United States - History; Valor; Bravery


CREDIDIMUS JOVEM REGNARE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O days endeared to every muse
Last Line: Make door and lock to match the key?
Subject(s): God


DARA, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When persia's sceptre trembled in a hand
Last Line: Two added provinces blest dara's sway.
Subject(s): Iran; Persia


DAS EWIG-WEIBLICHE (THE ETERNAL FEMININE), by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How was I worthy so divine a loss
Last Line: And not a shadow stain heaven's crystal floor.
Subject(s): Consolation


DEATH OF QUEEN MERCEDES, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Hers all that earth could promise or bestow
Last Line: Knowing what life is, what our humankind?


DEDICATION TO A YEAR'S LIFE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: The gentle una I have loved


DEPARTED, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Not they alone are the departed


DIRGE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Poet! Lonely is thy bed


DISAPPOINTMENT, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: I pray thee call not this society


DOCTOR LOBSTER, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: A perch, who had the toothache, once


E.G. DE R., by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Why should I seek her spell to decompose
Last Line: All these are good, but better far is she.
Subject(s): Friendship


ELEANOR MAKES MACAROONS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Light of triumph in her eyes
Last Line: Eleanor's dear macaroons!
Subject(s): Macaroons


ELEGY ON THE DEATH OF DR. CHANNING, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I do not come to weep above thy pall
Last Line: For us weep rather thou in calm divine!
Subject(s): Channing, William Ellery (1780-1842); Religion; Theology


ENDYMION; A MYSTICAL COMMENT ON TITIAN'S 'SACRED AND PROFANE LOVE', by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My day began not till the twilight fell
Last Line: My heaven's queen, — queen, too, of my earth and hell!
Subject(s): Love; Titian (1490-1576); Vecelli, Tiziano; Vecellio, Tiziano


EPITAPH, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: What means this glozing epitaph


ESTRANGEMENT, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The path from me to you that led
Last Line: Where murmuring bees your name repeat.
Subject(s): Absence; Separation; Isolation


EURYDICE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Heaven's cup held down to me I drain
Last Line: To find but one word, -- nevermore.
Subject(s): Eurydice (nymph)


EXTREME UNCTION, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Go! Leave me, priest; my soul would be
Last Line: The image of the god is gone.


FACT OR FANCY?, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In town I hear, scarce wakened yet
Last Line: Unbodied, like the cuckoo's song.
Subject(s): Birds; Cuckoos; Time


FANCIES ABOUT A ROSEBUD (PRESSED IN AN OLD COPY OF SPENSER), by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Who prest you here? The past can tell


FANCY'S CASUISTRY, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How struggles with the tempest's swells
Last Line: Unspotted raiment.


FANTASY, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Round and round me she waved swinging


FAREWELL, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Farewell! As the bee round the blossom


FEELING, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: The flowers and the grass to me


FITZ ADAM'S STORY, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The next whose fortune 'twas a tale to tell
Last Line: "you 'll find him if you go to trenton falls."


FLOWERS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: When, from a pleasant ramble, home


FOR AN AUTOGRAPH, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Though old the thought and oft exprest
Last Line: And scrawl, as I do here, a name.
Subject(s): Autographs; Life; Religion; Theology


FORGETFULNESS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: There is a haven of sure rest


FOURTH OF JULY ODE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Our fathers fought for liberty
Last Line: But ourselves must set us free.
Subject(s): American Revolution; Fourth Of July; Independence Day


FRANCISCUS DE VERULAMIO SIC COGITAVIT', by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: That's a rather bold speech, my lord


FRANKNESS OF NATURE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: When in a book I find a pleasant thought
Subject(s): Nature; Transcendentalism


FREEDOM (1), by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Are we, then, wholly fallen? Can it be
Last Line: To europe, entering her blood-red eclipse.
Subject(s): Freedom; Patriotism; Liberty


FREEDOM (2), by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Men! Whose boast it is that ye
Last Line: In the right with two or three.
Variant Title(s): Sung At The Anti-slavery Picnic In Dedham;stanzas On Freedom
Subject(s): Freedom; Slavery; Liberty; Serfs


FREEDOM (3), by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: We are not free: freedom doth not consist
Subject(s): Courage


GENERAL GRANT, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Strong, simple, silent are the steadfast laws
Variant Title(s): On A Bust Of General Gran
Subject(s): Grant, Ulysses Simpson (1822-1885)


GOD WITH US, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: O power more near my life than life itself


GODMINSTER CHIMES; IN AID CHIME OF BELLS FOR CHRIST CHURCH, CAMBRIDGE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Godminster? Is it fancy's play
Last Line: And hear my son in heaven!
Subject(s): Bells; Cambridge, Massachusetts


GOE, LITTLE BOOKE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Go, little book! The world is wide
Subject(s): Books


GOLD EGG: A DREAM-FANTASY, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I swam with undulation soft
Last Line: Because you seek within you?
Subject(s): Beauty


GRACIOUS PAST, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: In june 'tis good to lie beneath a tree
Subject(s): Friendship


HAKON'S LAY, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Then thorstein looked at hakon, where he sate


HAND IN HAND, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: My friend, adown life's valley, hand in hand


HARVARD COMMEMORATION ODE, SELS., by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Whither leads the path
Subject(s): Holidays; Memorial Day


HEBE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I saw the twinkle of white feet
Last Line: To pour for thee the cup of honor.
Subject(s): Hebe (goddess Of Youth And Spring)


HER FITTEST TRIUMPH IS TO SHOW THAT GOOD., by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography


HERO NEW, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Forgive me if from the present things I turn


HIS THRONE IS WITH THE OUTCAST, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: I followed where they led
Subject(s): Jesus Christ


HOB GOBBLING'S SONG, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Not far from titania's court do I


HUNGER AND COLD, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sisters two, all praise to you
Last Line: Hunger and cold!


I DO BELIEVE IN FREEDOM'S CAUSE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography


IANTHE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: There is a light within her eyes


IMPARTIALITY, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: I cannot say a scene is fair


IN A COPY OF OMAR KHAYYAM, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: These pearls of thought in persian gulfs were bred
Last Line: Groping, you may like omar grasp a pearl.
Subject(s): Omar Khayyam (1048-1122); Writing & Writers


IN AN ALBUM, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The misspelt scrawl, upon the wall
Last Line: "in vain, ""this lowell, who was he?"
Subject(s): Books; Reading


IN ARCADIA, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I, walking the familiar street
Last Line: "find your old beauty in your lover's."
Variant Title(s): Arcadia Rediviva
Subject(s): Arcadians; Arcadia


IN HOC SIGNO, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: And if his church be doubtful, it is sure


IN SADNESS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: There is not in this life of ours


IN THE HALF-WAY HOUSE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: At twenty we fancied the blest middle ages
Last Line: And still climb the dream-tree for — ashes and dust!
Subject(s): Time


IN THE TWILIGHT, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Men say the sullen instrument
Last Line: Long ago!
Subject(s): Nostalgia


INSCRIPTION FOR A BELL AT CORNELL UNIVERSITY, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I call as fly the irrevocable hours
Last Line: Even as men choose, they either give or take.
Subject(s): Cornell University


INSCRIPTION FOR A MEMORIAL WINDOW TO SIR WALTER RALEIGH, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The new world's sons, from england's breasts we drew
Last Line: This window we inscribe with raleigh's name.
Subject(s): Raleigh, Sir Walter (1552-1618)


INSCRIPTION PROPOSED FOR A SOLDIERS' AND SAILORS' MONUMENT IN BOSTON, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: To those who died for her on land and sea
Last Line: In lives like theirs, at duty's summons spent.
Subject(s): Boston; Monuments


INTERNATIONAL COPYRIGHT, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In vain we call old notions fudge
Last Line: And stealing will continue stealing.
Variant Title(s): Stealing
Subject(s): Copyright


INVITA MINERVA, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The bardling came where by a river grew
Last Line: "makes mortal breath than time and fate more strong."


IRENE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Hers is a spirit deep, and crystal-clear
Last Line: Earth's noblest thing, a woman perfected.


ISABEL, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: As the leaf upon the tree


IT MAY BE GLORIOUS TO WRITE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography


JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL, by WILLIAM STANLEY BRAITHWAITE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Steept in the muses' youthful, sultry maze
Last Line: Where rosaline met ancient britomart.
Subject(s): Diplomacy & Diplomats; Lowell, James Russell (1819-1891); Poetry & Poets


JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL, by RALPH WALDO EMERSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As I left my door
Last Line: And parry & deal the thunderstroke.
Subject(s): Diplomacy & Diplomats; Lowell, James Russell (1819-1891); Poetry & Poets


JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL, by OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thou shouldst have sung the swan-song for the choir
Last Line: And grateful memory guard thy leafy shrine!
Subject(s): Diplomacy & Diplomats; Lowell, James Russell (1819-1891); Poetry & Poets


JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL, by JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: From purest wells of english undefiled
Last Line: And mine of battle overthrew them all.
Subject(s): Diplomacy And Diplomats; Lowell, James Russell (1819-1891); Poetry & Poets


JEFFRIES WYMAN; DIED SEPTEMBER 4, 1874, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The wisest man could ask no more of fate
Last Line: Fans the soul's nobler faith until it burn.
Subject(s): Friendship; Wyman, Jeffries (1814-1874)


JOSEPH WINLOCK; DIED JUNE 11, 1875, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Shy soul and stalwart, man of patient will
Last Line: Unprescient, through god's mercy, of his own!
Subject(s): Friendship; Winlock, Joseph (1826-1875)


JOTTINGS FOR SPORTSMEN, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: As one lamp lights another, nor grows less


JOYS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: We may shut our eyes


KOSSUTH, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A race of nobles may die out
Last Line: "sounds on, outliving chains and death."
Subject(s): Courage; Kossuth, Louis (1802-1894); Valor; Bravery


L'ENVOI, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Whether my heart hath wiser grown or not
Last Line: In spirit and the love of holy things.


L'ENVOI; TO THE MUSE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Whither? Albeit I follow fast
Last Line: "transcends the singer's deepest skill!"


LINES; SUGGESTED BY GRAVES TWO ENGLISH SOLDIERS ON CONCORD, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The same good blood that now-refills
Last Line: Your graves send courage forth, and might.
Subject(s): American Revolution; Concord, Massachusetts


LONGING, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Of all the myriad moods of mind
Last Line: Howe'er we fail in action.
Subject(s): Longing


LONGING IS GOD'S FRESH HEAVENWARD WILL, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography


LOST CHILD, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: I wandered down the sunny glade
Subject(s): Children - Lost


LOVE'S ALTAR, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: I built an altar in my soul


LOVE'S CLOCK; A PASTORAL, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O dryad feet
Last Line: "and love's watch loses?"
Subject(s): Love


LOVE-DREAM, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Pleasant thoughts come wandering


LOVE-SONG, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Nearer to thy mother-heart


LOVER, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Go from the world from east to west


MAHMOOD THE IMAGE-BREAKER, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Old events have modern meanings; only that survives
Last Line: Fifty times the brahmins' offer deluged all the floor.


MASACCIO (IN THE BRANCACCI CHAPEL), by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: He came to florence long ago
Last Line: Shall silently be drained to you!
Subject(s): Masaccio (1401-1428); Paintings & Painters; Tommaso Di Giovanni Di Simone Guidi


MEMORLAE POSITUM; R. G. S., by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Beneath the trees
Last Line: And die as thine have done!
Subject(s): American Civil War; United States - History


MIDNIGHT, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The moon shines white and silent
Last Line: Of immortality!


MONNA LISA, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: She gave me all that woman can
Last Line: Makes it seem sweeter to be hers!
Subject(s): Mona Lisa


MUSIC, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: I seem to lie with drooping eyes


MY COUNTRY, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: O beautiful my country! Ours once more!


MY LOVE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Not as all other women are
Last Line: Sweet homes wherein to live and die.
Subject(s): Love - Marital; Marriage; White, Maria; Wedded Love; Marriage - Love; Weddings; Husbands; Wives


MY PORTRAIT GALLERY, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oft round my hall of portraiture I gaze
Last Line: Woven of that light that rose on easter morning.
Subject(s): Portraits


MYSTICAL BALLAD, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: The sunset scarce had dimmed away
Subject(s): Immortality


NEW YEAR'S EVE, 1844, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: The night is calm and beautiful; the snow


NEW YEAR'S EVE, 1850, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This is the midnight of the century, - hark
Last Line: Yet by one sun is every orbit bent.
Subject(s): Holidays; New Year


NIGHTWATCHES, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: While the slow clock, as they were miser's gold
Last Line: Half of that world I ever cared to please!
Subject(s): Time


NOBLER LOVER, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: If he be a nobler lover, take him!


O MOTHER STATE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Courage


ODE OF THANKS FOR CERTAIN CIGARS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Luck, my dear norton, still makes shifts
Subject(s): Smoking


ODE READ AT 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF FIGHT AT CONCORD BRIDGE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Who cometh over the hills
Last Line: And makes us deserve to be free!
Subject(s): American Revolution; Concord, Massachusetts


ODE TO FRANCE (FEBRUARY, 1848), by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As, flake by flake, the beetling avalanches
Last Line: Of brotherhood and right.
Subject(s): France; French Revolution (1848); February Revolution


ODE TO HAPPINESS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Spirit, that rarely comest now
Last Line: "but won by silent fortitude."
Subject(s): Happiness; Joy; Delight


ODE: 1, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In the old days of awe and keen-eyed wonder
Last Line: To cheer and guide the mariner at night.


ODE: 2, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: But now the poet is an empty rhymer
Last Line: To hear a mortal like an angel sing.


ODE: 3, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Among the toil-worn poor my soul is seeking
Last Line: Shatters the blueness of a sky serene.


ODE; FOR THE CELEBRATION OF ... COCHITUATE WATER INTO BOSTON, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My name is water: I have sped
Last Line: That never will make slaves of you.
Subject(s): Boston; Water


ON A PORTRAIT OF DANTE BY GIOTTO, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Can this be thou who, lean and pale
Last Line: Like thine, scarred veteran of a lifelong war!
Subject(s): Dante Alighieri (1265-1321); Giotto Di Bondone (1276-1337); Portraits


ON AN AUTUMN SKETCH OF H.G. WILD, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thanks to the artist, ever on my wall
Last Line: Even with a cloud whose light were yet to lose!
Subject(s): Friendship; Portraits


ON BOARD THE '76; WRITTEN FOR BRYANT'S SEVENTIETH BIRTHDAY, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Our ship lay tumbling in an angry sea
Last Line: Himself our bravest crown.
Subject(s): Bryant, William Cullen (1794-1878); Poetry & Poets; Sea; Ocean


ON BURNING SOME OLD LETTERS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: With what odorous woods and spices
Last Line: Love, and teach men what it meant.
Subject(s): Letters


ON PLANTING A TREE AT INVERARA, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Who does his duty is a question
Last Line: So may the statelier of argyll!
Subject(s): Friendship; Trees


ON RECEIVING A COPY OF MR. AUSTIN DOBSON'S 'OLD WORLD IDYLLS', by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: At length arrived, your book I take


ON THE CAPTURE OF CERTAIN FUGITIVE SLAVES NEAR WASHINGTON, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Look on who will in apathy, and stifle they who can
Last Line: Erelong the great avenger takes the work from out his hands.
Subject(s): Freedom; Slavery; Liberty; Serfs


ON THE DEATH OF A FRIEND'S CHILD, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Death never came so nigh to me before
Last Line: Doth waken thy beloved with a kiss.
Subject(s): Death - Children; Religion; Death - Babies; Theology


ON THE DEATH OF CHARLES T. TORREY, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Woe worth the hour when it is crime
Last Line: His mercy to the oppressor's heart.
Subject(s): Emancipation Movement & Proclamation; Torrey, Charles Turner (1813-1846); Antislavery Movement - United States


OPENING POEM TO A YEAR'S LIFE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Hope first the youthful poet leads


OUR COUNTRY SAVED, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Boom, cannon, boom to all the winds and waves!
Subject(s): Fourth Of July


OUR LIVES SHOULD WIDEN, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Why should we ever weary of this life?
Variant Title(s): Sonnet: 8; Sonne
Subject(s): Life


OUT OF DOORS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Tis good to be abroad in the sun


PALINODE; AUTUMN, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Still thirteen years: 'tis autumn now
Last Line: "floats down, -- ""auf wiedersehen!"
Subject(s): Absence; Autumn; Seasons; Separation; Isolation; Fall


PAOLO TO FRANCESCA, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I was with thee in heaven: I cannot tell
Last Line: For, given thy nearness, nothing is denied.


PEACE ON EARTH, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What means this glory round our feet
Last Line: "to-day the prince of peace is born!"
Variant Title(s): A Christmas Carol For The Sunday-school Children Of Church Of The Disciples
Subject(s): Christmas Carols; Peace


PESSIOPTIMISM, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ye little think what toil it was to build
Last Line: And wade the drain-drenched shoals of daily print.


PHOEBE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ere pales in heaven the morning star
Last Line: Drawn from the very source of life.
Subject(s): Phoebe (bird)


PICTURES FROM APPLEDORE: 1, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A heap of bare and splintery crags
Last Line: In the blackness where they wallow about.
Subject(s): Isles Of Shoals, New Hampshire


PICTURES FROM APPLEDORE: 2, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: All this you would scarcely comprehend
Last Line: Perpetual movement with perpetual rest!
Subject(s): Isles Of Shoals, New Hampshire


PICTURES FROM APPLEDORE: 3, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Away northeast is boone island light
Last Line: With a deep, hoarse pant against appledore.
Subject(s): Isles Of Shoals, New Hampshire


PICTURES FROM APPLEDORE: 4, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Eastward as far as the eye can see
Last Line: To the pitiless breakers of appledore.
Subject(s): Isles Of Shoals, New Hampshire


PICTURES FROM APPLEDORE: 5, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How looks appledore in a storm?
Last Line: And such in a storm is appledore.
Subject(s): Isles Of Shoals, New Hampshire; Storms


PICTURES FROM APPLEDORE: 6, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tis the sight of a lifetime to behold
Last Line: Round the lonely reefs of appledore.
Subject(s): Isles Of Shoals, New Hampshire


POET, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: He who hath felt life's mystery


POET'S OBEDIENCE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Only as thou herein canst not see me
Subject(s): Poetry And Poets; Transcendentalism


PRISON OF CERVANTES, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Seat of all woes! Though nature's firm decree
Last Line: By avon ceased 'neath the same april's skies?
Subject(s): Cervantes, Miguel De (1547-1616); Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel De


PROMETHEUS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: One after one the stars have risen and set
Last Line: And patience, which at last shall overcome.
Subject(s): Caucasus (mountains); Prometheus; Russia; Caucasia (mountains); Soviet Union; Russians


REMEMBERED MUSIC; A FRAGMENT, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thick-rushing, like an ocean vast
Last Line: To listen when the next would be.
Subject(s): Music & Musicians


REVERIE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: In the twilight deep and silent


REVOLUTIONARY HERO, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Old joe is gone, who saw hot percy goad


RHOECUS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: God sends his teachers unto every age
Last Line: But from that eve he was alone on earth.
Variant Title(s): Divine Teachers
Subject(s): Mysticism


ROSALINE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thou look'd'st on me all yesternight
Last Line: Would it might be so, rosaline!


ROYAL PEDIGREE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Let those who will claim gentle birth


SAYINGS: 1, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In life's small things be resolute and great
Last Line: "I find thee worthy; do this deed for me""?"


SAYINGS: 2, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A camel-driver, angry with his drudge
Last Line: "dooms not his work, but ours, the crooked mind."


SAYINGS: 3, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Swiftly the politic goes: is it dark? -- he borrows a lantern
Last Line: Slowly the stateman and sure, guiding his steps by the stars.


SAYINGS: 4, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Where lies the capital, pilgrim, seat of who governs the faithful?
Last Line: "thither my footsteps are bent: it is where saadi is lodged."
Subject(s): Sadi (1213-1292); Saadi


SCHERZO, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When the down is on the chin
Last Line: "time to say good-bye; it snows."
Subject(s): Old Age


SCHOOLHOUSE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Propt on the marsh, a dwelling now I see


SCIENCE AND POETRY, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: He who first stretched his nerves of subtile wire
Last Line: Or from my cambridge whisper to cathay.


SEA-WEED, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Not always unimpeded can I pray
Last Line: Abides its time to come in search of me.
Subject(s): Patience; Seaweed


SEARCH (2), by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Back to the world I turned


SELF-STUDY, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A presence both by night and day
Last Line: "nor strive its secret to unwind."


SERENADE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: From the close-shut windows gleams no spark
Last Line: Alone, alone, ah woe! Alone!
Subject(s): Solitude; Loneliness


SERENADE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Gentle lady, be thy sleeping


SHE CAME AND WENT, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As a twig trembles, which a bird
Last Line: Only to think she came and went.
Subject(s): Death - Children; Death - Babies


SHE DOETH LITTLE KINDNESSES, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography


SHEPHERD OF KING ADMETUS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Men called him but a shiftless youth
Subject(s): Apollo; Mythology - Classical


SHIPWRECK, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: We, who by shipwreck only find


SI DESCENDERO IN INFERNUM, ADES, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O, wandering dim on the extremest edge
Last Line: Where the calm sun his unfledged planets broods.


SILENCE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: When the cup of hope brims over


SIXTY-EIGHTH BIRTHDAY, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As life runs on, the road grows strange
Last Line: Neath every one a friend.
Subject(s): Aging


SOMETHING NATURAL, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: When first I saw thy soul-deep eyes


SONG (1), by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: O! I must look on that sweet face once more before I die


SONG (2), by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: There is a light in thy blue eyes


SONG (3), by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O moonlight deep and tender
Last Line: A blissful dream of me!


SONG (4), by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Lift up the curtains of thine eyes


SONG (5), by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: What reck I of the stars, when I


SONG (6), by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: All things are sad


SONG: TO M.L., by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A lily thou wast when I saw thee first
Last Line: To plant fruitful hopes of the flower of day.


SONNET, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Poet! Who sittest in thy pleasant room


SONNET, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: If some small savor creep into my rhyme


SONNET, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: O, happy childhood! Dear, unthoughtful years


SONNET, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Ye who behold the body of my thought


SONNET, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Slow-opening flower of the summer morn


SONNET, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: How oft do I live o'er that blissful time


SONNET, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Full many noble friends my soul hath known


SONNET, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: No more but so? Only with uncold looks


SONNET, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: So may it be, but let it not be so


SONNET (IMPATIENCE AND REPROOF), by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Yes, I have felt a weariness of soul


SONNET (ON MY TWENTY-FOURTH BIRTH-DAY, FEBRUARY 22,1843), by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Now I have quite passed by that cloud


SONNET (REFORMERS), by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: If ye have not the one great lesson learned


SONNET (RESOLVE), by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: In very truth, thou never art away


SONNET (THANKFULNESS), by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: There is no thankfulness more deep than this


SONNET (THE FIERY TRIAL), by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: The hungry flame hath never yet been hot


SONNET (THE POET), by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Poet! Thou art most wealthy, being poor


SONNET (TO HAVEN), by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Into the unruffled shelter of thy love


SONNET TO A FRIEND, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: One strip of bark may feed the broken tree


SONNET TO FANNY ALEXANDER, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Unconscious as the sunshine, simply sweet
Last Line: Fair pictures of an angel drawing nigh!
Subject(s): Friendship


SONNET: 1 (TO A.C.L.), by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Through suffering and sorrow thou hast passed
Last Line: How many simple ways there are to bless.


SONNET: 10, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I cannot think that thou shouldst pass away
Last Line: And ask meek, calm-browed deeds, with it agreeing.
Subject(s): Home


SONNET: 11, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There never yet was flower fair in vain
Last Line: From man's great soul one great thought hide away.


SONNET: 11, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Verse cannot say how beautiful thou art


SONNET: 12, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: The soul would fain its loving kindness tell


SONNET: 12. SUB PONDERE CRESCIT, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The hope of truth grows stronger, day by day
Last Line: Of inward strife for truth and liberty.
Subject(s): Religion; Theology


SONNET: 13, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Beloved, in the noisy city here
Last Line: And melted, like two rays of light in one!


SONNET: 13, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: I saw a gate: a harsh voice spake and said


SONNET: 14, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: To the dark, narrow house where loved ones go


SONNET: 14. ON READING WORDSWORTH'S SONNETS .., by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As the broad ocean endlessly upheaveth
Last Line: And feel god flow forever through his breast.
Subject(s): Capital Punishment; Poetry & Poets; Wordsworth, William (1770-1850); Hanging; Executions; Death Penalty


SONNET: 15, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: I fain would give to thee the loveliest things


SONNET: 15. THE SAME CONTINUED, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Once hardly in a cycle blossometh
Last Line: At the next beating of the infinite heart.
Subject(s): Capital Punishment; Poetry & Poets; Wordsworth, William (1770-1850); Hanging; Executions; Death Penalty


SONNET: 16, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Much I had mused of love, and in my soul


SONNET: 16. THE SAME CONTINUED, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The love of all things springs from love of me
Last Line: An old man faithless in humanity.
Subject(s): Capital Punishment; Poetry & Poets; Wordsworth, William (1770-1850); Hanging; Executions; Death Penalty


SONNET: 17, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Sayest thou, most beautiful, that thou wilt wear


SONNET: 17. THE SAME CONTINUED, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A poet cannot strive for despotism
Last Line: But widens to the boundless perfectness.
Subject(s): Capital Punishment; Poetry & Poets; Wordsworth, William (1770-1850); Hanging; Executions; Death Penalty


SONNET: 18. THE SAME CONTINUED, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Therefore think not the past is wise alone
Last Line: Save in the forethought of the eternal one.
Variant Title(s): Wisdom Of The Eternal One
Subject(s): Capital Punishment; Poetry & Poets; Wordsworth, William (1770-1850); Hanging; Executions; Death Penalty


SONNET: 19, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Nor more but so?


SONNET: 19. THE SAME CONTINUED, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Far 'yond this narrow parapet of time
Last Line: Undimmed by clouds of weak mortality.
Subject(s): Capital Punishment; Poetry & Poets; Wordsworth, William (1770-1850); Hanging; Executions; Death Penalty


SONNET: 2, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What were I, love, if I were stripped of the
Last Line: Slips through the wheel of some old ruined mill.


SONNET: 2, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Great human nature, whither art thou fled?


SONNET: 2. IN ABSENCE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: These rugged, wintry days I scarce could bear
Last Line: That comes with steady sun when april dies.
Subject(s): Absence; Spring; Separation; Isolation


SONNET: 20, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Like the low warblings of a leaf-hid bird


SONNET: 20 (TO M.O.S.), by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Mary, since first I knew thee, to this hour
Last Line: If we but keep it spotless as it came.


SONNET: 21, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Our love is not a fading, earthly flower
Last Line: The wind-flung leaves of heaven's palace-gate.


SONNET: 21, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Our love is not a fading, earthly flower
Last Line: The wind-flung leaves of heaven's palace-gate.


SONNET: 21, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Dear, gentle spenser! Thou my soul dost lead


SONNET: 22, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Light of mine eyes! With thy so trusting look


SONNET: 23, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Silent as one who treads on new-fallen snow


SONNET: 23. WENDELL PHILLIPS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: He stood upon the world's broad threshold; wide
Last Line: Through all the wide-spread veins of endless good.
Subject(s): Emancipation Movement & Proclamation; Phillips, Wendell (1811-1884); Antislavery Movement - United States


SONNET: 24, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: A gentleness that grows of steady faith


SONNET: 24. THE STREET, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: They pass me by like shadows, crowds on crowds
Last Line: A dead soul's epitaph in every face!
Subject(s): Streets; Avenues


SONNET: 25, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I grieve not that ripe knowledge takes away
Last Line: The presence of some wondrous heavenliness.


SONNET: 25, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: When the glad soul is full to overflow


SONNET: 26 (READING), by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: As one who on some well-known landscape looks


SONNET: 26 (TO - , AFTER A SNOW-STORM), by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Blue as thine eyes the river gently flows


SONNET: 26 (TO THE EVENING-STAR), by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: When we have once said lowly 'evening-star!'


SONNET: 26. TO J. R. GIDDINGS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Giddings, far rougher names than thine have grown
Last Line: With a base dread that clings to them forever.
Subject(s): Emancipation Movement & Proclamation; Giddings, Joshua Reed (1795-1864); Antislavery Movement - United States


SONNET: 27, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I thought our love at full, but I did err
Last Line: To print on farthest stars her pitying kiss.
Subject(s): Home; Love - Marital; Wedded Love; Marriage - Love


SONNET: 3, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I would not have this perfect love of ours
Last Line: All earthly things, making them pure and good.


SONNET: 4, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: For this true nobleness I seek in vain
Last Line: And thou wilt nevermore be sad and lone.
Variant Title(s): True Nobleness


SONNET: 5, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: O child of nature! O most meek and free


SONNET: 5. TO THE SPIRIT OF KEATS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Great soul, thou sittest with me in my room
Last Line: After the moon-led pulse of ocean stops.
Subject(s): Keats, John (1795-1821); Poetry & Poets


SONNET: 6, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Great truths are portions of the soul of man
Last Line: Too long to have god's holy cause denied.


SONNET: 6, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Deem it no sodom-fruit of vanity


SONNET: 7, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I ask not for those thoughts, that sudden leap
Last Line: Hearing the leaves and loving god's dear power.


SONNET: 7, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Might I but be beloved, and, o most fair


SONNET: 8. TO M. W., ON HER BIRTHDAY, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Maiden, when such a soul as thine is born
Last Line: Through time, and part it from eternity.
Variant Title(s): Sonnet To - , On Her Birth-day;to Irene On Her Birthday
Subject(s): Birthdays; Transcendentalism


SONNET: 9, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My love, I have no fear that thou shouldst die
Last Line: That they who love are but one step from heaven.
Subject(s): Home; Love - Marital; Wedded Love; Marriage - Love


SONNET; ON BEING ASKED FOR AN AUTOGRAPH IN VENICE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Amid these fragments of heroic days
Last Line: Notches his cockney initials on the sphinx.
Subject(s): Autographs


SONNET; SCOTTISH BORDER, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As sinks the sun behind you alien hills
Last Line: And in the charles the western splendor dies.
Subject(s): Scotland


SONNETS ON NAMES, SELS., by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography


SPHINX, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Why mourn we for the golden prime


ST. MICHAEL, THE WEIGHER, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Stood the tall archangel weighing
Last Line: While earth's splendor and renown %mounted light as thistledown
Subject(s): Michael, The Archangel; Saints


STILL O'ER THE EARTH HASTES OPPORTUNITY, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Science


STUDIES FOR TWO HEADS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Some sort of heart I know is hers
Last Line: The ideal hath its higher duties.


SUMMER STORM, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Untremulous in the river clear
Last Line: Silent and few, are drifting over me.
Subject(s): Nature; Storms; Summer


SUN-WORSHIP, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If I were the rose at your window
Last Line: They'd know where the sunshine grew.
Subject(s): Flowers; Roses


SUNTHIN' IN THE PASTORAL LINE, SELS., by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography


SYBARIS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Not in mid june the golden-cuirassed bee


TELEPATHY, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And how could you dream of meeting?
Last Line: The fire in my feet than your nay?
Subject(s): Extrasensory Perception; E. S. P.; Clairvoyance; Telepathy; Mind Reading


TEMPORA MUTANTUR, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The world turns mild; democracy, they say
Last Line: To point a moral for our youth to come.
Subject(s): Transience; Impermanence


TENDER AND TRUE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: True love is but a humble, low-born thing
Last Line: Yearning to be but understood and loved.
Subject(s): Love - Nature Of


THE BEGGAR, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A beggar through the world am I
Last Line: O, give, to strengthen me.


THE BIGLOW PAPERS. 2D SER.: 10. HOSEA BIGLOW TO ATLANTIC .., by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dear sir, -- your letter come to han'
Last Line: A nation saved, a race delivered!


THE BIGLOW PAPERS. 2D SER.: 11. MR. HOSEA BIGLOW'S SPEECH, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I don't much s'pose, hows'ever I should plen it
Last Line: "[tumult'ous applause and cries of ""go on!"" ""don't stop!""]"


THE BIGLOW PAPERS. 2D SER.: 7. LATEST VIEWS OF MR. BIGLOW, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ef I a song or two could make
Last Line: An' risen up earth's greatest nation!


THE BIGLOW PAPERS. 2D SER: 6. SUNTHIN' IN THE PASTORAL LINE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Once git a smell o' musk into a draw
Last Line: An' give me sech a startle thet I woke.


THE BIGLOW PAPERS. 2D SERIES. THE COURTIN', by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: God makes sech nights, all white an' still
Last Line: In meetin' come nex' sunday.
Subject(s): Courtship; Women


THE BIGLOW PAPERS. 2D SERIES: 1. B. SAWIN TO HOSEA BIGLOW, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It's some consid'ble of a spell sence I hain't writ no letters
Last Line: Birdofredum sawin.


THE BIGLOW PAPERS. 2D SERIES: 2. JONATHAN TO JOHN, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It don't seem hardly right, john
Last Line: "may larn, like you an' me!"
Subject(s): American Civil War; Mason, James Murry (1798-1871); Patriotism; Slidell, John (1793-1871); United States - History; War


THE BIGLOW PAPERS. 2D SERIES: 2. MASON AND SLIDELL, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I love to start out arter night's begun
Last Line: But here they be -- it's


THE BIGLOW PAPERS. 2D SERIES: 3. B. SAWIN TO HOSEA BIGLOW, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I hed it on my min' las' time, when I to write ye started
Last Line: B., markiss o' big boosy.


THE BIGLOW PAPERS. 2D SERIES: 4. A MESSAGE OF JEFF DAVIS ..., by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I sent you a messige, my friens, t' other day
Last Line: Consists in triumphantly gittin' away.
Subject(s): American Civil War; Confederate States Of America; Davis, Jefferson (1808-1889); United States - History; Confederacy


THE BIGLOW PAPERS. 2D SERIES: 5. SPEECH OF PRESERVED DOE ..., by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I thank ye, my friens, for the warmth o' your greetin'
Last Line: For I've spoke till I'm dry ez a real graven image.


THE BIGLOW PAPERS. 2D SERIES: REV. H. WILBUR'S FESTINA LENTE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Once on a time there was a pool
Last Line: Absorbs the evil in its nature.


THE BIGLOW PAPERS: 1. MR. HOSEA BIGLOW SPEAKS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thrash away, you'll hev to rattle
Last Line: Ef there's thousands o' my mind.
Variant Title(s): The Biglow Papers: Letter From Mr. Ezekiel Biglow;to A Recruiting Sergeant
Subject(s): Slavery; Serfs


THE BIGLOW PAPERS: 2. ... A LETTER FROM MR. B. SAWIN, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This kind o' sogerin' aint a mite like our october trainin'
Last Line: Birdofredom sawin.


THE BIGLOW PAPERS: 3. WHAT MR. ROBINSON THINKS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Guvener b. Is a sensible man
Last Line: Gee!
Subject(s): Elections; Politics & Government; United States; Voting; Voters; Suffrage; America


THE BIGLOW PAPERS: 4. REMARKS OF INCREASE D. O'PHACE, ESQ., by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: No? Hez he? He haint, though? Wut? Voted agin him?
Last Line: Good mornin', my friends, I'm your most humble servant.


THE BIGLOW PAPERS: 5. THE DEBATE IN THE SENNIT, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Here we stan' on the constitution, by thunder!
Last Line: Thet slavery's airth s grettest boon,' sez he.
Subject(s): Emancipation Movement & Proclamation; United States - Congress - Senate; Antislavery Movement - United States


THE BIGLOW PAPERS: 6. THE PIOUS EDITOR'S CREED, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I du believe in freedom's cause
Last Line: To feed ez they hev fed me.
Variant Title(s): The Candidate's Creed
Subject(s): Newspapers; Journalism; Journalists


THE BIGLOW PAPERS: 7. THE CANDIDATE'S LETTER, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dear sir, - you wish to know my notions
Last Line: An' leaves me frontin' south by north.


THE BIGLOW PAPERS: 8. A SECOND LETTER FROM B. SAWIN, ESW., by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I spose you wonder ware I be; I can't tell, fer the soul o' me
Last Line: Birdofredum sawin.


THE BIGLOW PAPERS: 9. A THIRD LETTER FROM B. SAWIN, ESQ., by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I spose you recollect thet I explained my gennle views
Last Line: Birdofredum sawin.


THE BIGLOW PAPERS: INTRODUCTION. LEAVING THE MATTER OPEN; A TALE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Two brothers once, an ill-matched pair
Last Line: Heard something clicking wondrous clear.


THE BIGLOW PAPERS: INTRODUCTION. THE TWO GUNNERS; A FABLE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Two fellers, isrel named and joe
Last Line: An' made his dinner very well on 't.


THE BIRCH-TREE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Rippling through thy branches goes the sunshine
Last Line: My heart is floated down into the land of quiet.
Subject(s): Birch Trees


THE BLACK PREACHER; A BRETON LEGEND, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: At carnac in brittany, close on the bay
Last Line: Of the preacher, the tenth verse of chapter nine.
Subject(s): Clergy; France; Legends; Priests; Rabbis; Ministers; Bishops


THE BOSS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Skilled to pull wires, he baffles nature's hope
Last Line: Who sure intended him to stretch a rope.


THE BRAKES, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What countless years and wealth of brain were spent
Last Line: Wit's feathered heels in the stern stocks of fact.


THE BROKEN TRYST, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Walking alone where we walked together
Last Line: Might I whirl away with them!


THE CAPTIVE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It was past the hour of trysting
Last Line: Found a corpse upon the turf.


THE CATHEDRAL, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Far through the memory shines a happy day
Last Line: Missed in the commonplace of miracle.
Subject(s): Jesus Christ; Religion; Theology


THE CHANGELING, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I had a little daughter
Last Line: Transfigures its golden hair.


THE DANCING BEAR, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Far over elf-land poets stretch their sway
Last Line: Atlantic welter reached it from his grave.
Subject(s): Animals; Bears


THE DARKENED MIND, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The fire is burning clear and blithely
Last Line: As the hum outliving the hushed bell.


THE DEAD HOUSE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Here once my step was quickened
Last Line: That looks over woodland and corn.
Subject(s): Home; Memory


THE DISCOVERY, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I watched a moorland torrent run
Last Line: Shall charm and startle to the close.


THE EYE'S TREASURY, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Gold of the reddening sunset, backward thrown
Last Line: Dear touch of nature, tremulously bright!


THE FALCON, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I know a falcon swift and peerless
Last Line: And marks them with his vengeful eye.
Variant Title(s): The Falconer
Subject(s): Falcons


THE FATHERLAND, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Where is the true man's fatherland?
Last Line: His is a world-wide fatherland!
Subject(s): Brotherhood; Patriotism


THE FINDING OF THE LYRE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There lay upon the ocean's shore
Last Line: In thee what songs should waken!
Subject(s): Musical Instruments


THE FIRST SNOWFALL, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The snow had begun in the gloaming
Last Line: Folded close under deepening snow.
Subject(s): Death; Death - Children; Snow; Dead, The; Death - Babies


THE FLYING DUTCHMAN, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Don't believe in the flying dutchman?
Last Line: With your drawings from casts of a muse.
Subject(s): Legends


THE FOOT-PATH, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It mounts athwart the windy hill
Last Line: Unsought, they whisper it themselves.


THE FORLORN, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The night is dark, the stinging sleet
Last Line: To die in maiden innocence.


THE FOUNTAIN, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Into the sunshine, full of the light
Last Line: Fresh, changeful, constant, upward, like thee!
Subject(s): Fountains


THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tis a woodland enchanted!
Last Line: That still lingers in me?


THE GHOST-SEER, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ye who, passing graves by night
Last Line: Vindicate its ancient claim.
Subject(s): Ghosts; Supernatural


THE GREEN MOUNTAINS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ye mountains, that far off lift up your heads
Last Line: O brother-heart, with thee my spirit warms!
Variant Title(s): Sonnet: 9
Subject(s): Green Mountains, Vermont


THE GROWTH OF THE LEGEND; A FRAGMENT, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A legend that grew in the forest's hush
Last Line: While the border-tale's told and the canteen flits round.


THE HERITAGE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The rich man's son inherits lands
Last Line: Well worth a life to hold in fee.
Variant Title(s): The Poor And The Rich
Subject(s): Poverty; Wealth; Youth; Riches; Fortunes


THE LANDLORD, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What boot your houses and your lands
Last Line: The titles of the wise and brave.
Subject(s): Landlords & Tenants


THE LESSON, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I sat and watched the walls of night
Last Line: God but a bigger kind of me?


THE MAPLE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The maple puts her corals on in may
Last Line: That age shall bear, silent, yet unresigned!
Subject(s): Holidays; Maple Trees; Trees


THE MINER, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Down mid the tangled roots of things
Last Line: To be twice present in my hope!
Subject(s): Mines & Miners


THE MOON, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My soul was like the sea
Last Line: Moves its great deeps through life and death.
Subject(s): Moon; Soul


THE NEST, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When oaken woods with buds are pink
Last Line: Of that fair garden 'neath the palms.
Subject(s): Birds


THE NIGHTINGALE IN THE STUDY, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Come forth!' my catbird calls to me
Last Line: "to nature's self her better glory."
Subject(s): Birds; Nightingales


THE NOMADES, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What nature makes in any mood
Last Line: Picks presents for the christening-day.


THE OAK, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What gnarled stretch, what depth of shade, is his!
Last Line: Among my boughs disdain to perch and sing.
Subject(s): Oak Trees


THE OPTIMIST, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Turbid from london's noise and smoke
Last Line: Since I am happy, all is good.
Subject(s): Country Life


THE ORIGIN OF DIDACTIC POETRY, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When wise minerva still was young
Last Line: "your morals in your living."
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


THE PARTING OF THE WAYS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Who hath not been a poet? Who hath not
Last Line: "the hag's unreal florimel or mine?"


THE PETITION, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh, tell me less or tell me more
Last Line: Oh, tell me more or tell me less!


THE PIONEER, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What man would live coffined with brick
Last Line: But widens still the irretrievable space.
Subject(s): Freedom; Liberty


THE PREGNANT COMMENT, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Opening one day a book of mine
Last Line: Her precious comment, poet deep.
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


THE PRESENT CRISIS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When a deed is done for freedom, through the broad earth's aching breast
Last Line: Blood-rusted key.
Subject(s): Freedom; Justice; Religion; United States; Liberty; Theology; America


THE PROTEST, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I could not bear to see those eyes
Last Line: For (is it?) me!


THE RECALL, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Come back before the birds are flown
Last Line: To birds and me the need to sing!


THE ROSE: A BALLAD, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In his tower sat the poet
Last Line: Down upon the poet's cheek.
Subject(s): Flowers; Poetry & Poets; Roses


THE SEARCH (1), by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I went to seek for christ
Last Line: His throne is with the outcast and the weak.
Subject(s): Jesus Christ; Religion; Theology


THE SECRET, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I have a fancy: how shall I bring it
Last Line: Known, since the world was, by scarce two or three.
Subject(s): Secrets


THE SHEPHERD OF KING ADMETUS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There came a youth upon the earth
Last Line: Their firstborn brother as a god.
Subject(s): Apollo; Mythology - Classical


THE SHEPHERD OF KING ADMETUS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There came a youth upon the earth
Last Line: Their firstborn brother as a god.
Subject(s): Apollo; Mythology - Classical


THE SINGING LEAVES; A BALLAD, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What fairings will ye that I bring?
Last Line: He held of his lute in fee.


THE SIRENS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The sea is lonely, the sea is dreary
Last Line: "here is rest and peace for thee!"
Subject(s): Sea; Sirens (mythology); Ocean


THE SOWER, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I saw a sower walking slow
Last Line: "the happy days when I was young."
Subject(s): Nostalgia


THE TOKEN, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It is a mere wild rosebud
Last Line: Hints faintly at a life before.


THE UNHAPPY LOT OF MR. KNOTT, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My worthy friend, a. Gordon knott
Last Line: Miss knott missed not her lover.


THE UNITED STATES, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Seven years long was the bow / of battle bent, and the heightening
Last Line: Shout for the joy of her face.
Subject(s): United States; America


THE VIOLET, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Violet! Sweet violet!
Last Line: Which made thee all that nature meant thee!
Subject(s): Flowers; Violets


THE VISION OF SIR LAUNFAL, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Over his keys the musing organist
Last Line: But is lord of the earldom as much as he.
Subject(s): Religion; Service; Theology


THE VOYAGE TO VINLAND: 1. BIORN'S BECKONERS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Now biorn, the sun of heriulf, had ill days
Last Line: "ourselves a dream, and dreamlike all we did."
Subject(s): America - Exploration; Vinland


THE VOYAGE TO VINLAND: 2. THORWALD'S LAY, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: So biorn went comfortless but for his thought
Last Line: The first rune in the saga of the west.
Subject(s): America - Exploration; Vinland


THE VOYAGE TO VINLAND: 3. GUDRIDA'S PROPHECY, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Four weeks they sailed, a speck in sky-shut seas
Last Line: Mighty of bone.
Subject(s): America - Exploration; Vinland


THE WASHERS OF THE SHROUD; OCTOBER, 1861, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Along a river-side, I know not where
Last Line: While waking I recalled my wandering brain.
Subject(s): American Civil War; Potomac River; Rivers; United States - History


THE WIND HARP, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I treasure in secret some long, fine hair
Last Line: Down the long steps that lead to silence and died.
Subject(s): Harps; Musical Instruments; Lyres


THEN FILL THE CUP, FILL HIGH! FILL HIGH!, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography


THRENODIA, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Gone, gone from us! And shall we see
Last Line: O blest word -- evermore!


TO -, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We, too, have autumns, when our leaves
Last Line: The victory's in believing.
Subject(s): Faith; Belief; Creed


TO A FRIEND WHO GAVE ME A GROUP OF WEEDS AND GRASSES, AFTER DURER, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: True as the sun's own work, but more refined
Last Line: Or grown in nature's mysteries an adept?
Subject(s): Durer, Albrecht (1471-1528); Friendship; Gifts & Giving


TO A LADY PLAYING ON THE CITHERN, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: So dreamy-soft the notes, so far away
Last Line: Or music is it such enchantment sings?
Subject(s): Cithern (musical Instrument)


TO A PINE TREE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Far up on katahdin thou towerest
Last Line: From thy bleak throne to heaven.
Subject(s): Katahdin (mountain), Maine


TO C.F. BRADFORD ON THE GIFT OF A MEERSCHAUM PIPE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The pipe came safe, and welcome too
Last Line: Who sent my favorite pipe to me.
Subject(s): Friendship; Gifts & Giving; Smoking; Tobacco; Pipes; Cigars; Cigarettes


TO CHARLES ELIOT NORTON, AGRO DOLCE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The wind is roistering out of doors
Last Line: I growl, as, half moody, I toast my toes.
Subject(s): Norton, Charles Eliot (1827-1908)


TO E.W.G, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: As through a strip of sunny light


TO HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW; ON HIS BIRTHDAY, 27 FEB. 1867, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I need not praise the sweetness of his song
Last Line: Whose choicest verse is harsher-toned than he.
Subject(s): Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (1807-1882)


TO J. F. H., by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Green lawns in the old court this quiet hour


TO JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL (1), by OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This is your month, the month of perfect days
Last Line: "we have ""five hundred"" -- not ""as good as he."
Subject(s): Diplomacy & Diplomats; Lowell, James Russell (1819-1891); Poetry & Poets


TO JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL (2), by OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A health to him whose double wreath displays
Last Line: In life's fair field beyond the seven-barred gate!
Subject(s): Diplomacy & Diplomats; Lowell, James Russell (1819-1891); Poetry & Poets


TO JOHN G. PALFREY, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There are who triumph in a losing cause
Last Line: Crucified truth, when thou shalt rise anew.
Subject(s): Palfrey, John Gorham (1796-1881)


TO LAMARTINE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I did not praise thee when the crowd
Last Line: Thy aim was higher, -- thou hast climbed a cross!
Subject(s): Lamartine, Alphonse (1790-1869)


TO MISS D.T.; ON HER GIVING ME A DRAWING OF LITTLE STREET ARABS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As, cleansed of tiber's and oblivion's slime
Last Line: And beauty's best in unregarded things.
Subject(s): Friendship; Gifts & Giving


TO MR JOHN BARTLETT, WHO HAD SENT ME A SEVEN-POUND TROUT, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Fit for an abbot of theleme
Last Line: The wrong side of the balances.
Subject(s): Trout


TO O.W. HOLMES ON HIS SEVENTY-FIFTH BIRTHDAY, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dear wendell, why need count the years
Last Line: Deathless at least in epitaph?
Subject(s): Friendship; Holmes, Oliver Wendell (1809-1894)


TO PERDITA, SINGING, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thy voice is like a fountain
Last Line: Into a waving silver flower.
Subject(s): Singing & Singers; Songs


TO THE DANDELION, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dear common flower, that grow'st beside the way
Last Line: On all these living pages of god's book.
Subject(s): Dandelions; Flowers; Weeds


TO THE FUTURE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O land of promise! From what pisgah's height
Last Line: With words of unshorn truth, with love that never wearies.
Subject(s): Future


TO THE MEMORY OF HOOD, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Another star 'neath time's horizon dropped
Last Line: "go, ask it of the poor."
Subject(s): Hood, Thomas (1799-1845); Poetry & Poets


TO THE PAST, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Wondrous and awful are thy silent halls
Last Line: That made the old time splendid.
Subject(s): Past


TO WHITTIER, ON HIS SEVENTY-FIFTH BIRTHDAY, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: New england's poet, rich in love as years
Last Line: Far heard across the new world and the old.
Subject(s): Whittier, John Greenleaf (1807-1892)


TRIAL, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Whether the idle prisoner through his grate
Last Line: Wherefrom we pour her sacrificial wine.


TRUE PATRIOT, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: I loved my country so as only they


TURNER'S OLD TEMERAIRE: UNDER A FIGURE SYMBOLIZING THE CHURCH, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: Thou wast the fairest of all man-made things
Last Line: And the tired waves of thought's insurgent sea
Subject(s): Art And Artists; Paintings And Painters; Protestantism; Sea Battles; Turner, Joseph Mallord W. (1775-1851)


TWO SCENES FROM THE LIFE OF BLONDEL, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Twere no hard task, perchance, to win
Last Line: And blondel were royal himself, if he knew it!
Subject(s): American Civil War; Blondel De Nesle; United States - History


UNDER THE OCTOBER MAPLES, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What mean these banners spread
Last Line: More insubstantial too!
Subject(s): Maple Trees


UNDER THE OLD ELM; READ AT CAMBRIDGE ON 100TH ANNIVERSAY ..., by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Words pass as the wind, but where great deeds were done
Last Line: Virginia, fitly named from england's manly queen!
Subject(s): American Revolution; Cambridge, Massachusetts; Presidents, United States; Washington, George (1732-1799)


UNDER THE WILLOWS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Frank-hearted hostess of the field and wood
Last Line: All life washed clean in this high tide of june.
Subject(s): Willow Trees


UNDER THE YALLER PINES I HOUSE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Holidays; Trees


UNENDING GENESIS, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: I think man's soul dwells nearer to the seat


UNLOVELY, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: The pretty things that others wear


VILLA FRANCA, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Wait a little; do we not wait?
Last Line: But only god endures forever!
Subject(s): Napoleon Iii (1808-1873)


WE WILL SPEAK OUT, WE WILL BE HEARD', by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
Last Line: While some faint gleamings we can see %of freedom's coming morn?
Subject(s): Freedom


WHAT RABBI JEHOSHA SAID, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Rabbi jehosha used to say
Last Line: Said all the host of heaven could say.
Subject(s): Heaven; Jews; Paradise; Judaism


WILLIAM LLOYD GARRISON, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In a small chamber, friendless and unseen
Last Line: Ye earn the crown, and wear it not in vain.
Variant Title(s): To William Lloyd Garrison
Subject(s): Emancipation Movement & Proclamation; Garrison, William Lloyd (1805-1879); Politics & Government; Antislavery Movement - United States


WINTER, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography
First Line: The bird sings not in wintertime
Subject(s): Transcendentalism; Winter


WINTER'S EVENING HYMN TO MY FIRE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O thou of home the guardian lar
Last Line: And open its shy midnight rose!
Subject(s): Fireplaces; Home


WITH A COPY OF AUCASSIN AND NICOLETE, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Leaves fit to have been poor juliet's cradle-rhyme
Last Line: Dear friend, I plucked this herb of grace for you.
Subject(s): Friendship; Gifts & Giving


WITH A PAIR OF GLOVES LOST IN A WAGER, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We wagered, she for sunshine, I for rain
Last Line: Who made the sunshine we together shared?


WITH A PRESSED FLOWER, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This little blossom from afar
Last Line: Or here our granite rocks among.
Subject(s): Flowers


WITH A SEASHELL, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Shell, whose lips, than mine more cold
Last Line: "tell you what you guessed before!"
Subject(s): Shells; Conchology


WITH AN ARMCHAIR, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: About the oak that framed this chair of old
Last Line: That, seas between us, she is still his guest.
Subject(s): Chairs; Friendship


WITH MY LOVE THIS KNOWLEDGE TOO WAS GIVEN, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL                Poet's Biography


WITHOUT AND WITHIN, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My coachman, in the moonlight there
Last Line: And just another bored without.
Subject(s): Cynicism; Social Classes; Caste


YUSSOUF, by JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A stranger came one night to yussouf's tent
Last Line: "thou art avenged, my first-born, sleep in peace!"
Subject(s): Hospitality; Life