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    PREFACE   Table of Contents     THE FIRST GREY HAIR.

Tucker, Mary E.
Poems

- CONTENTS.

CONTENTS.

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The First Grey Hair, ... 5

Found-- who Lost? ... 9

"Did you call me, Father?" ... 11

The Blight of Love, ... 14

Heart's Ease, ... 16

My Mother's Voice, ... 19

Adieu, ... 21

I Smile, but oh! my Heart is Breaking, ... 23

The Crushed Flower, ... 25

The Old Crib, ... 27

Christmas Eve, South, 1865, ... 31

Arria to Poetus, ... 34

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To Mary, ... 37

Spring, ... 40

Revenge, ... 42

Lift me Higher, ... 45

Silvery Fountain, ... 48

Crazed, ... 50

No Letter, ... 53

The Tryst, ... 56

Hope, ... 58

Autumn Thoughts, ... 60

"That Glove," ... 62

Will of the Divorced, ... 65

The Opium-eater, ... 70

Little Bell, ... 73

Weariness, ... 75

Only a Blush, ... 77

A Kiss, ... 79

Kindness, ... 80

Child Life, ... 82

Evanishings, ... 86

Life for a Life, ... 89

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Apple Dumplings, ... 95

Life, ... 97

The Signal Gun, ... 101

All Alone, ... 103

Upon Receipt of a Pound of Coffee in 1863, ... 105

Mrs. Myrick's Lecture, ... 107

To Fannie, ... 110

I am weary, Mother, ... 113

Light in Darkness, ... 117

The Humming-bird, ... 120

The Soldier Boy's Dream, ... 122

Mine, ... 126

Mistletoe, ... 129

Family Portaits, ... 132

Lines to an Old Dress, ... 136

The Mother's Lament, ... 139

To Father, ... 142

I am Fashion's Toy, ... 145

The Mail has Come, ... 148

To Don John Baz, Ex-Governor of Mexico, ... 152

Disappointment, ... 154

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Gone, ... 156

"I was a stranger and ye took me in," ... 158

The Drunkard's Wife, ... 159

The Father's Love, ... 164

Burial of a Fairy Queen, ... 167

Mysteries of Life, ... 171

Lines upon the Death of Charley du Bignon, ... 175

We Met, ... 179

Drink on, ... 182

Speak to Her Tenderly, ... 184

Knitting, ... 186

Lines on the Death of the Rev. S.K. Talmage, ... 192

To Annie, ... 194

The Beautiful, ... 196

The Beautiful Sea, ... 199

Hugging the Shore, ... 203

Christmas South, 1866, ... 205

A Love-letter, ... 208

To One who Sleepeth, ... 211


    PREFACE   Table of Contents     THE FIRST GREY HAIR.