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    DEDICATION   Table of Contents     ROSARY OF FANCIES

Ray, H. Cordelia
Poems

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CONTENTS

A Rosary of Fancies

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The Sculptor's Vision ... 6

Fancy and Imagination ... 7

Repose ... 9

The Mist Maiden ... 10

May's Invocation ... 11

The Poet's Ideal ... 12

The Perfect Orchestra ... 13

Wood Carols ... 16

A Dream of Elfland ... 17

Dawn's Carol ... 18

On the Picture of A Child ... 18

A Dream Within A Song ... 20

Song ... 21

A Picture ... 21

Sunset Picture ... 22

An Idyl of Spring ... 23

A Group of Musings ... 24

In a Nook Called Fairyland ... 25

On the Concord River ... 25

Cloud Fantasy ... 26

Invocation to the Muse ... 27

The Vision of Eve ... 28

Ode on the Twentieth Century ... 30

Meditations

The Hour's Glory ... 36

Reverie ... 36

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God's Ways, Not Our Ways ... 38

Nature's Minor Chords ... 40

At Nature's Shrine ... 40

Cloud Song ... 40

My Easter Dove ... 41

Questioning ... 42

Hidden Essence ... 43

A Fragment ... 43

Star Song ... 44

Easter Carol ... 45

An Ideal ... 46

The Hermit and the Soul ... 47

Compensation ... 47

A Vision of Moonlight ... 48

Sea Cadences ... 50

A Thought on Lake Ontario ... 51

Sky Picture ... 52

Hymn to the Thousand Islands ... 53

On the Rapids of the St. Lawrence ... 53

Voices of the Rain ... 54

Our Task ... 55

Echo Reverie ... 56

Lines Written on a Farewell View of the Franconia Mountain at Twilight ... 57

The Coming of Spring ... 57

Failure ... 58

The Triple Benison ... 60

Verses to My Heart's Sister ... 61

Among the Berkshire Hills ... 63

Evening Prayer ... 65

Retrospection ... 65

At Christmas-Tide ... 66

Broken Heart ... 67

Prayer ... 69

Shadow and Sunshine ... 70

Soul Incense ... 71

Sonnets

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To My Mother ... 74

Life ... 74

Aspiration ... 75

Incompleteness ... 75

Self-Mastery ... 76

Niobe ... 76

The Two Musicians ... 77

The Poet's Ministrants ... 77

Milton ... 78

Shakespeare ... 78

Raphael ... 79

Beethoven ... 79

The Tireless Sculptor ... 80

The Soul's Courts ... 80

Limitations ... 81

The Venus of Milo ... 81

The Quest of the Ideal ... 82

An Ocean Musing ... 82

Emerson ... 83

To Laura ... 83

Champions of Freedom

To My Father ... 86

William Lloyd Garrison ... 86

Wendell Phillips ... 87

Charles Sumner ... 87

Robert G. Shaw ... 88

Toussaint L'Ouverture ... 88

Ballads and Other Poems

Rhyme of the Antique Forest ... 90

Musidora's Vision ... 102

Echo's Complaint ... 108

Antigone and [OElig ]dipus ... 110

Anita and Giovanni ... 112

Listening Nydia ... 115

Mignon ... 117

The Fisherman's Story ... 118

Snow Song ... 120

Pastoral ... 122

Idyl ... 123

The Enchanted Shell ... 125

Chateaux En Espagne ... 126

The Fading Skiff ... 127

The Maid of Ehrenthal ... 128

Mildred's Doves ... 129

Little Fay's Thanksgiving ... 130

Chansons D'Amour

The Dawn of Love ... 134

The Siren Bird ... 134

Reunited ... 135

Love's Vista ... 136

My Spirit's Complement ... 137

Recompensed? ... 137

The Messengers ... 138

O Restless Heart, Be Still! ... 139

Boat Song ... 140

Cuckoo Song ... 140

Quatrains

At Sunset ... 144

Life's Boundary ... 144

Charity ... 144

Awakening ... 144

Lost Opportunities ... 144

Ambition ... 145

Full Vision ... 145

After the Storm ... 145

At the Cascade ... 145

Nature's Uplifting ... 145

Instability ... 146

The Afterglow ... 146

The Procession Of The Seasons

January ... 148

February ... 148

March ... 148

April ... 149

May ... 149

June ... 149

July ... 149

August ... 150

September ... 150

October ... 150

November ... 150

December ... 151

The Seer, The Singer, and The Sage

Dante ... 154

Longfellow ... 155

A Thought At Walden ... 157

Heroic Echoes

Quebec ... 160

In Memoriam, Frederick Douglass ... 161

Greeting to Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe on Her Eighty-Fifth Birthday ... 164

In Memorian, Paul Laurence Dunbar ... 166

Lincoln ... 167


    DEDICATION   Table of Contents     ROSARY OF FANCIES